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Archives: December 26, 2008

Honeymooners Marathon. NY Eve and NY Day all 39 episodes

Amy Goodman fans - rebroadcast of one of her local events 7:30pm ET

Jamie Lee Curtis, HuffPo: It IS a Wonderful Life

Bush Gives Santa Terrorist Fist Jab

Holiday Snicker ;)

Get ready for Black Friday, Part 2!!!

A Contemporary Christmas Tale

Guardian UK: Seasonal forgiveness has a limit. Bush and his cronies must face a reckoning

Reclaim Democracy!: Conflicts of Interest Rampant Among TV Military Analysts

If the cops track you down by your tobacco spit...

Happy Holidays

PSA for the inauguration crowd.

Death toll hits 6 in attack by Santa-suit gunman

WSJ: Retail Sales Plummet; Discounts Don't Revive Holiday Spending; High-End Walloped

Merry Christmas from OS: The Night of the Meek (watch it free online)

Toyota recalls more than 120,000 cars in China

Horse processing is a private property issue, Stenholm says

The Twelve Days of Christmas! (Sarah Palin Version)

Wal-Mart Will Pay Workers $640 Million

Discussion about taking Guantanamo prisoners

Come in and warm yourself by the fire....

Views: 10,092,358 and to all a good nite!

Labor Law question...California. Re: vacation paid vs. unpaid

CNN Weatherman Keeping Warm For Holidays

'Twas the Hate Before Christmas...

'Lord, Where's My Disaster?'

'Lord, Where's My Disaster?'


"CLASS" Is A Dirty Word

Saw MILK. It's fabulous.

I just found out I have a relative named Duncan Hunter.

Tomorrow May Be The Most Emotional Day of My Life - HELP!

Are the tenets of Christianity abusive to children, and adults? Discuss.

Are we going to get enough change to turn things around enough for the 21st century?

States Cut Medicaid Coverage Further

Prayers and tears as Asia marks tsunami anniversary


Gunmen Kill Government Official in Pakistan

is TLC/Discovery making fun of the Duggars ?

What's your favorite 'Bush is a nightmare' video?

Zimbabwe Has 'No Intention' of Releasing Activists

Which unelected group has too much power in our government?

Sodomy Laws Are Rooted In British Colonialism

The new burger king scent cologne

Most ER Personnel Say Cops Use Excessive Force

Which SCOTUS judges may step down in the next few years? How will it change the tilt of the Court?

The Right To Food

Taliban Ban to Keep 40,000 Girls From Schools in Swat, Pakistan

Potential Franken Victory Sends GOP into Paranoid Fits


Where All the Money Goes -- Two Sets of Books

Bigots speak out on the evils of Lesbian Soup

handed security of Anbar to the Iraqi government in September, but US Marines are still still there

Firms downsize holiday events; some donate cash instead

Bidens name new puppy

Just Married: Funeral Services Pending...

'Glorious' Obama coin no more than a trinket

Ahmadinejad’s Christmas Speech Raises Ruckus

Herr Hannity: Misinformer of the Year

Herr Hannity: Misinformer of the Year

Attention Rick Warren: GOD MADE ADAM & STEVE ! Deal with THAT.

If Warren is allowed to speak at Obama's inaugural ...

Peace on Earth: Once a Year? (picture heavy)

Ahmedinejad's Christmas Message on UK's Channel4 TV

OK, So, WTF Is The Dilio W/ This Pardon Revokation????

Kangaroo burgers a way to cut global warming/climate change?

Best Christmas gift wasn't under tree: Omaha girl celebrates at home after heart transplant

Indians Warned to Avoid Pakistan

I predict that Rick Warren

description of missing baby: 1 ft tall, single tooth, mohawk, fake tatoo of anchor.

Firedoglake: America’s Real Patriot Act: The Employee Free Choice Act

Shrinking average height of black women in the US (Nutrition? Poverty?)

So, say you know someone who opposes gay marriage

Are the Dem and Con parties playing BadCop/Worse Cop? And for how long have they been doing this?

Damn! All the old people are out shoplifting!

Little Blue Pills Among the Ways CIA Wins Friends in Afghanistan

Serious question because maybe I missed it. Has Obama said anything publicly about Warren yet?

Our local news was promoting today as a big shopping day

About conspiracy theories

Not to be a complete downer but my trashcan is sickening

Economist Ravi Batra coming up on Thom Hartmann's show

IF Michael Connell had really received threats from Rove

Calendar offers chance to spend 2009 with Sarah Palin

U.S. Unemployment Lines Longest in 26 Years

American Public Transportation Assn: Now is the Time for a Transportation Policy with a New Vision

Economy takes its toll on pets in Washtenaw County

From 'Ho-Ho' To 'Uh-Oh' To 'Oh-No'...

and so DU broke out in a civil war of racism vs. homophobia ....

Smile you're under arrest. Nazi gets realty TV show.

Rethug on GEM$NBC says the Bush

Rent = $1.23 per year and prayer for the souls of bankers.

Cats and Cops...

Letters to the NY Times

Greg Mitchell: First Anniversary of Bill Kristol at the New York Times: Will He Get Axed Next Week?

To LGBT DUers: Just something to consider and I would like to know your opinion after reading it.

Poll: Obama most admired man. Bush second most admired. Huh?

(Pakistan) President Vows to Defend Country Till 'Last Drop of Blood'

I'm passing out lollipops to anybody who wants them!!!

Is "Conservatism" Dead ?

Possible Bright Side To Poor Retail/Xmas Sales??

Retail Sales Fall as Analysts See a Soft Post-Holiday Rush

The Top Ten Media Blunders of 2008

Missing baby story was fabricated to hide miscarriage from ex-boyfriend

The Founding of the Church of Gay

Truman Capote reads "A Christmas Memory" (our family favorite)

It's fun to be an atheist on Christmas!


msnbc still walking on eggs

What next for Howard Dean?

NYDN: Lack of donations to city, state Dems may hurt Caroline Kennedy's bid for Senate

Tom Edsall Retracts and Apologizes.

OK smarty pants DUers. WTF is an I-Pod? And why is it making me look like an idiot?

Since the downturn, and in light of global climate issues, I do not drive around

Did Bush Sr Kill Kennedy and Frame Nixon?

NO ONE has the right to tell me who to love.

Gak! Jeb Bush poised for Florida Senate run

Ohio's Blind Marching Band - I LOVE this story! :)

Pakistan Cancels Army Leave Over Tension With India: Official(Moves Troops to Indian Border)

Eartha Kitt: An Anti-War Patriot

The Ongoing Cost of War

A-ha! it was all a trick! It was the "Warren Christmas" not the "War ON Christmas"

Silent DU tribute: Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) & Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) U.S. Casualties

How does George W Bush's so called Christianity

We hate you George W Bush - just go

Indian Nuclear Command Authority Discusses All Available Options; PM Meets At War Table

Friday TOON Roundup II- Holiday and economy

Press Conference on the Christmas Eve Massacre coming

Pelosi's choice..Impeachment vs Improvement , improve chances of winning

Evangelical Pastor Says Church-State Separation Benefits Religion

7-year-old beaten severely in Phoenix park dies

Friday TOON Roundup- Politics


Can an Empty Suit Take a Stand? - Headlines 12/26/08

Say goodbye to the last eight years

Say goodbye to the last eight years

NASA Wants Its Rubber Duckies Back

Norquist wades into RNC race

Veiled Charges Of Racism Fly In Race For ... Republican National Committee Chair?

Florida Woman Murdered 8-Year-Old Son on Christmas

The Year's Most Laughable Political Antics

Ariz. Police Say They Are Prepared As War College Warns Military Must Prepare For Domestic Unrest

The CIA has never helped us with the mess in Pakistan-maybe the CAI can

RNC chairman candidate defends 'Barack the Magic Negro' song, he sent out as xmas gift

Why Al Franken Should NOT Be Riding Private Planes-by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman

What is "news"?

Poll: Obama is America's most admired man

Rochelle Riley's excellent Christmas turducken adventure

Suzanne Malveaux get a life

Poinsettias, Christmas suicides, wearing hats in the cold, and post-coital (Coca-Cola) spritzing

CNN's Ruben Navarrette: "Palin is my people. She's small-town folk who wound up in the big leagues."

Bristolmeth Palin put the "F" in "baby"!

Kennedy says 9/11, Obama led her to public service

Those HD Converter Boxes - TOTAL Joke

RNC candidate distributes controversial Obama song-“Barack the Magic Negro"

Home for the holidays: Local man gives another home to Habitat for Humanity

How many DUers went to Radio City Music Hall Christmas Shows

If you are going to judge

Another "wow" from Mr. Fish....

Time for a self review--How did our "War on Christmas" fail *again* this year?

Strings on auto loans risky for retirees - Stocks would be used for half of health-care trust

The US Has 761 Military Bases Across the Planet, and We Simply Never Talk About It

I've got one question about this Bruce Pardo Santa Massacre guy

Another Republican Thrown Into''Ankle-Bracelet Prison''

How can it be 30 degrees out w/ice and be lightening and thundering!? nt

Does this story seem kinda odd to you?

Bush Legacy Project Faces Resistance

Dead Santas everywhere we looked .........

Conservative of the Year? Its Sarah!

Just a little factoid about the economy and the urging that you and I

Another Christmas show online: The Changing of the Guard (1962)

Men should always be the ones to say "I love you" first in relationship, writer says

OMG!!1!! Our drunkee neighbor says Obama's coming to confiscate our guns!

To my gay brothers and sisters...I believe Obama has done you a favor.

Health care is a public good

What Did They Expect - Corporate Greed Caused This Economic Downturn......

The Story of the 3 Sisters.

Lack of good wages, not unions, to blame for crisis

A Friend, Painkillers, Rheumatoid Arthritis and a Hip Replacement

Let's help design a new economic model for the U.S.

TOON: A Wall Street bailout Christmas

first drug to promote long lashes approved by FDA

Texas: Naked man dies after four taser shots

what American do you admire most for the year 2008?

At Xmas, my mother-in-law said, "economy is political, caused by democrats"

Jerry Nadler Should Get Hillary's Senate Seat

Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity loses nearly everything in Madoff scheme

Who here has signed their organ donor card?

How Many Billions?

Thom Hartmann: Can anyone figure out what Dinesh D'Souza's point is?

Just got back from seeing Valkyrie.

Rep. Nadler (D-NY) Calls for an Investigation of Bush Administration Officials

Hey Tennessee Rethugs

As a nurse,I am 100% behind Universal health about dental?


National Anti-War March on the Pentagon! March 21, 2009

Why do you hate Tom Cruise ??

"A practical example of how to survive rather elegantly in the modern world."

Training Iraqis to fight other Iraqis; training Afghans to fight other Afghans - Is that our legacy?

Obama Selects “Free Trader” and NAFTA Booster Ron Kirk as U.S. Trade Rep

*** DUzy Awards for week ending December 26, 2008 ***

Do It Yourself DNA: Amateurs Trying Genetic Engineering At Home

The only gay marriage I oppose is one to an unsuspecting straight person.

Hubby's (Chimpy McSmirkers) step-dad is in the hospital after suffering a

Chanukah Lights Lit Tonight At Devastated Mumbai Chabad House

Femicidal maniac kills 6 family members

Making Christmas Crackers. 1910.

santa is an evil bastard

Vacuum Cleaner v. iPhone usb Cable...

A musical rendering of the recipe for

In remembrance of friends lost


Where do all the old threads go? I did a little digging around and found out. Not pretty.

Show us your tree!

Did anyone get a bad/hilarious or creepy gift?

Ok, who's going shopping tomorrow and where do you think the good deals are?

I propose a Cowboys/Eagles bet for madeinmaryland and JerseyGirlDem:

HLN doing a show on puppy mills right now (7 pm ET)

Go Iggles!

Anybody want a hug for Christmas?

I need help!

Hey, anybody want to be my friend on Facebook?

Being sick on Christmas sucks!

I am so very thankful for all of you!! Merry Christmas/Happy Holiday/Happy Movie Night!!

Maury Christmas

Merry Fucking Christmas (South Park)

My new camera has video and sound- which video of LK should I post first

Best fictional Ultra-Tech device (read the qualifications!)

I'm in heaven. I scored Season 1 Vol. 1 of the "Fugitive"

Smoked Turkey Drumsticks, Check. Smoked Turkey Wings, Check. Smoked Cow Feet, Check.

Is there a way to rotate a video in Photobucket?

It wouldn't be Christmas without setting off the smoke detector

What to do when kittens hang around your christmas tree.

What would a Christmas night be without watching Christmas Vacation with Chevy Chase.

So, who ran out to see Valkyrie?

Happy Boxing Day Everyone

Anyone watch TCM lately? I just tried watching Casablanca

Roll call! Who's up!


Tomorrow May Be The Most Emotional Day of My Life - HELP!

We went without a tree so we could buy the cats shrimp for Christmas....

Name some good narrated/voice-over films

CBS early show had an interesting article

I love my old dog "Buddy" but some times.........

The new burger king scent cologne

Another sign that I'm in a civilized country: sane banks

Weren't the Grateful Dead against bourgeois capitalism and all that?

Saw Marley and Me yesterday and enjoyed it

Old School Toys That Got Badass Makeovers

Can't.... breathe.... Jack.....Russell....... terrier..... st-standing..... on.... chest

Andrew Bird

Thanks Lounge folks!

Frankly, I find this a bit disturbing

New Jesus sighting!

Vids of LK: Some sideways, some really dark, all pretty cute.

***** Whoever it was that game me a donor Star *****

Today's Awwwwwwwwwww

"Hey, wait for me!" Fake kid voice in LOUD 'N CLEAR television ad - WTF?

Movies that Should Never Be Done in 3D

What's that movie where...

Poll: What did you do yesterday?

Music / Vote request

Hehe...Dangerously Amused is here and we're playing Sorry

Pearls Before Swine pays tribute to Kubrick today!

If Christians eat turkey/ham and Jews eat Chinese

I think the daughter has a crush on Bob the Builder

Wow - what a shitty Christmas. Eartha Kitt and Harold Pinter both dead.

You people are checking your PM's aren't you?

What did Satan bring you?

My "u" key keeps coming off.

A Nazi movie that actually looks good this year.

Who's posting full of "Christmas Cheer" tonight?

Anyone else go HDTV for Christmas this year?

Happy National Movie Day to all the non-Christmas celebrating DUers!

A Day in the Life of my Family: September 11, 2001

Dang. "Complete" sets of Sanford & Son, Good Times, etc, for $50 each

What's the difference between a "coverlet" and a bedspread...

Mein Baum hat geschrumpft

my brother 'disowned' me for Christmas

Michelle Duggar delivered Bristol Palin's baby

One of the best Christmas songs. Boney M. - Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord (1978)

"Do you expect me to talk?"

Ate Christmas Buffet With Former Pakistani President Nawaz Sharif


What I got for X-mas!!!

Know anything about USB turntables? Should I keep or return?

Just got back from bailing my brother out of jail....

Well, it was an interesting Christmas, our ambient music was "Thriller"

Happy "Fuck the poor on what used to be a day for them" day!

Today's Free Advice Thread

21 Excellent Web Apps For College Students

Sweet newborn baby Jesus, does someone have a MS Word answer for me here?

We missed the third anniversary!

What are your favorite Boxing Day carols?

Today's Seattle Snowpocalypse update.

Anybody gonna watch Casablanca just once more?

I forgot to give a gift I bought.

Okay, who sent me this?!

Which movie shall I bore myself with tonight?

What cool iPhone apps do you guys

kitten picture of the day for Friday December 26

Death by cute

Looking at my Photobucket and had this one on here. BWTBM rocked

At long last.... MY DOGS!

It Has Been A 'Memorable' Christmas Here....

Our mailman is a really nice guy.

Nutritionists and Dietitians: What is the deal with Starches?

Is there any way to hide my browsing history from the network administrator?

Holy shit. I just dug up an article that's a couple of years old concerning Two and a Half Men...

Weeee! My brother just bought a Wii!!!

Can George Lucas STOP cashing in on Star Wars?

Ladies don't be hatin' because of what I got my wife

Eartha Kitt, sultry 'Santa Baby' singer, dies

This flu shit...I thought the Flu was a 24 hour thing. I was deathly sick Sat/Sun and still feeling

The only thing I'm hoping for from this down economy

STOP SNOWING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anyone read Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith?

i've managed to give myself a wii related injury

i've managed to give myself a wii related injury

I've posted this before . . . I can't stop thinking about my upcoming vacation.

Happy Holidays everyone...

Top 10 Improbable McDonald's Items from Around the World (Poland has the "McKielbasa")

I need some vibes, or something.

I made it through Christmas, amazingly. (And no, this is NOT an anti-Christmas post).

OK, who's seen "Slumdog Millionaire", Danny Boyle's latest film?

Got my FiRST iPod for Christmas! What do I need to know before reading instructions?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 12/26/2008)

Day 8

OK, forget Rick Warren. Who should give the prayer?

TM had her wisdom teeth out this morning. I learned a great deal on the ride home.

What did Santa bring you?

just saw VALKYRIE...

I think I might have a date - or something at least a little like that

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/26/08

I edited this because

I hate Denny's , but are there any alternatives at 3:00 am ?

Who else here leaves the tree up til after Jan 1?

DUzy Awards for the week are up in GD

California Surgeon Used Human Fat to Power Car

ok so the Palin "grandchild" was due on the 20th...

This is what bothers me about the Duggars

say what you will about Tom Cruise - but he absolutely RULED in "Tropic Thunder"

Biblical question (prompted by another thread):

Thousands injured trying to open plastic clamshell packaging

Katie Morgan is a genius.

My tree is down, my house is back together . I love Christmas but I am GLAD when it is over

Smokie the cat is COVERED in catnip

The younger generation has absolutely no idea.....

Katha Pollitt: "Choice for invocation is a slap in the face to Obama's base"

From now until Dec. 31: Listen to the 2000 best records of all-time on free live radio!

Post a picture of you wearing a hat

Bush announces new appointments for 24 aides and supporters

Far West of Washington, Calm Before the Term

Ind. lawsuit challenges Obama's eligibility

Rev Whitlock on Rick Warren and progress toward diversity

Closure: Campaign Edition

Closure: Campaign Edition

Will President Obama have the power to pardon Leonard Peltier

Theme of the Inaugural Address, "We're In This Together"

As Duties Weigh Obama Down, His Faith in Fitness Only Increases

Oopsie. Sorry mods. 26 more days!

The American Family Outing

25 Days

mmmBop! 25 Days Left!

What's wrong with people? I wish DUers could sound less like freepers.

Reposting these photos because there is a lot of hypocrisy on the Warren issue

My reply to a freeper on facebook who was upset that he got booted from Progressive Push..

President Obama--we need 761 military bases around the world because why?

Feelings. Nothing more than Feelings

Is the point of the birth certificate crap

Bush Signs Law Protecting Retirement Savings for Gay Couples

Obama won Hawaii by 45%, yet he lost the island of Niihau

Locals bear gifts for Obama

GLBT Christians: Did you find the Warren choice particularly insulting?

"Banana Sunday"

Obama's New Year's Message To The Troops Should Be ....

Obama's pick of Rick Warren has united DU.

The revolution...

Now who can guess what Nothalfbigoteds favourite Xmas movie is?

I ran across the Facebook Page on Obama

Barack Be Good

Blago atty. wants aides subpoenaed

T'was the Night before Inauguration

Bush History - Bush Fires Ally for Doing a Good Job, & Pres Ford Talks of Bush's Bad Job - 12/26

"Let us dare to read, think, speak and write" - John Adams...

Poll: 75% glad Bush is done

Deep in my heart, I do believe....

My thoughts on the 2012 Electoral Reapportionment: Good news for Democrats

I just cried my ass off watching "Milk" for my Christmas movie

Some Senate votes dispell DLC talking point that progressives are ''lunatic fringe''

Forget Warren. Who should give the prayer?

Has Obama apologized and announced his new invocation choice yet???

With all the talk about social issues here I wondered...

Norm Kent, Publisher of National Gay News: "Obama is being divisive. He is 'swift boating' us"

Rec this if you haven't lost sight of the real meaning of Inauguration Day

Pakistan/India,, a nightmare getting ready to boil over

"House Gay" and "Uncle Tom" are not ok

RNC chairman candidate defends 'Barack the Magic Negro' song

The Obama 'resistance': Wingnuttery never sleeps

Here's what I don't understand about the whole Obama and gay marriage issue.

Congratulations Obama and Hillary: Most admired man and woman in the country

Obama visits military base on Christmas

Jindal in 2012?

We can never overcome hate with hate.

Rec this thread if you are tired of people asking you to rec their threads...

The 2008 followed the analogy of the1980 election. 2012 will follow the 1984 analogy.

So, I am visiting Chicago this week -- talk about Obamamania

They hid Levi Johnsons Mom's drug problem until after the election

This is a 'confession' of a former right-wing fundamentalist. Taken from IMDB forums, re: MILK.

The West Wing showed how a President should address the likes of Warren.


We're Queer!

Rec. and kick if you are still THRILLED that Obama got elected

I think that IL Governor Rod Blagoivich signalled his intent to try to destroy Obama today

Do you ever feel like you are in the movie "Groundhog Day" when you come here to DU?

Here's what I don't get:

We would have had a black president years ago if African-Americans had been less pushy

The anger in the GLBT community is a legitimate and righteous anger.

Let the shit stirrers sink!

Gonna ask this again, since nobody's given me a good answer yet:

The stumbling block for many is gay love, that it is somehow "unnatural."

Cool photos: 'Bamalot': Obama's twist on Camelot!

Why are people so afraid to call our next president...BIRACIAL.

Uh oh - "Obama Ditches Press Pool To Take Daughters To Amusement Park"

You can give a bigot a podium AFTER he converts, not before

Bush a catalyst in America's declining influence

Holiday Sales in U.S. Fell as Much as 4%, SpendingPulse Says

Vehicle crashes into Hanukkah celebration

Versatile, legendary performer Eartha Kitt dead at 81

Obamas Hope for Low Profile on Christmas in Hawaii

Faster Climate Change Feared; New Report Points to Accelerated Melting, Longer Drought

Sorry Humiliated Bush revokes pardon

Thousands evacuated after quakes hit SW China

Ahmadinejad’s Christmas Speech Raises Ruckus

Va. natural gas company being sold to Shell arm

Feds may mine blogs for terrorism clues

Factory output in Japan sees biggest monthly fall (since records were started in 1953)

MYANMAR: WFP to launch food-for-work programme

China: Nearly 5,000 officials punished for corruption

Arrest Details on Mom of Bristol Palin's Boyfriend

Mexico: 7 cops, drug gang arrested at cock fight

Nepalis face 16-hour daily power cuts by February

States Cut Medicaid Coverage Further

Iranians hold shoe-throwing contest in capital's university

Bush's $1 Trillion War on Terror: Even Costlier Than Expected

Hoosiers file (new) suit challenging Obama's birth status

RNC chairman candidate defends 'Barack the Magic Negro' song

Obama greets military troops, families on Christmas

Black women in the U.S. appear to be shrinking

Retail Sales Plummet

Coal Ash Spill Is Much Larger Than Initially Estimated

Little Blue Pills Among the Ways CIA Wins Friends in Afghanistan touts 'best ever' holiday shopping season

Minnesota farmers ripping out trees to avoid tax hit

Trooper Says Election Delayed Sherry Johnston Alaska Drug Case

Poll: 75% glad Bush is done; "Good riddance."

Pakistan moves troops toward Indian border

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday December 26

Imagine: Lennon in TV ad 28 years after his death

Massive coal-ash spill causes river of sludge and controversy

Eyelash-growth drug wins FDA approval

Palestine and Israel: The ring of terror tightens

Barak instructs troops to open Gaza crossings

Gaza Braces for Israeli Offensive

Palestinian rocket causes Gaza casualties: medics

Leftist Meretz issues rare call for military action against Hamas

Palestinian rocket kills 2 Gaza girls

Obama's 'honeymoon' follows Bush's 'failed marriage'; 'new guy is sweeping people off their feet'

WP, pg1: As Duties Weigh Obama Down, His Faith in Fitness Only Increases

The Arms Sales Monitoring Project from the Federation of American Scientists

Words of Christmas past

First Lady: A Job Worth A Paycheck

In Transition: How is the transition likely to affect the Federal Communications Commission?

Winning Hearts and (Dirty) Minds in Afghanistan

Joe Conason: What Nixon Admitted (and Cheney Won’t)

Krugman: New New Deal needs to be squeaky clean, pork-free

Bush's $1 Trillion War on Terror: Even Costlier Than Expected

Here’s Your 2008 Comedy Stimulus Package

Obama picks Bible for inauguration, but what verse?

Bush a catalyst in America's declining influence

Holiday Blockbuster Breaks Box Office Records: 'The Curious Case of George W. Bush'

Forget Homosexuality - Rick Warren Admits to a 'Porpoise-Driven Life'

Press reports document criminality of US financial elite

Broadband Stimulus Plan Creates Lobbyist Feeding Frenzy

When Will the Last Nutcase File Suit?


Parry - Left needs a media infrastructure

Bush, Rove, and Books: Who Knew W. Had So Much Time to Read?

Juan Cole: Top Ten Myths about Iraq, 2008

NYT: "Welfare as we knew it" more children go hungry...

Ellen Goodman: Don’t Be Fooled by Bush’s Farewell Tour

Will Obama be the beginning of the end of our government of elite dem/pug puppets?

Weekend Economists: The Resurrection Edition December 26-28, 2008

The Story of Festivus

Common's Tribute to Obama ("Changes" from Universal Mind Control

CNN-Lou Dobbs- Obama Backing North American Union Agenda

The Best of the Worst - GoLeft TV Bloopers

"Walking In The Air." (The original version from "The Snowman" with Peter Auty)

Time to Say Goodbye to George W. Bush (live) - Katie Goodman

Rick Warren scandal gets weirder - attacks critics as Christophobes

The Late Show Last Great moments in Presidential Speeches of '08 12/23/08 [HQ]

TYT: Pat Robertson Gives George Bush A 'C-'. What About Obama?

Price of Silence

You know what I'm sick of?

JOHN LENNON / Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

John Lennon promotes 'One Laptop per Child' project (approved by Yoko)

Marine role in halting pirates still murky

Competition will tighten overmanned ratings

Guilty verdict for sailor in murder case

Coast Guardsman gets Christmas call from Bush

(Navy Times) Opinion: Fix this insurance mess

Toys for Tots finds less giving, more in need

Christmas spirit at the ‘Dusty Spoon’

Christmas ‘like any other day’ for U.S. troops downrange

Navy-led Christmas Eve service could be ending

Emphasis on ‘main effort’

Military Update: Tricare deputy gives system ‘C+ or B-’

Military: Keep safety in mind during the holidays

Camp Greaves site at center of controversy

Marines closer to choosing new rifle

Gas prices to rise in Germany, fall in other nations

GIs Get Turkey, Juice and Calls Home

Al-Qaeda Chiefs in Deadly Jailbreak

Germans Save Ship Attacked by Pirates

Hacking US is Big Business in Russia

DHS Forecasts 5-year Terror Threats

E-9s no longer eligible for degree vouchers

Sailors, chiefs, officers eligible to leave early

Faster Climate Change Feared-New Report Points to Accelerated Melting, Longer Drought

E.P.A.’s Doctor No

'Green' Jobs Compete for Stimulus Aid: Obama Weighs Them Vs. Traditional Projects

Prepare for longer emergencies due to climate change: EMO (New Brunswick Emergency Measures Org.)

Coal-fired power plants branded 'toxic Christmas present'

Winter Cold Puts a Chill on Green Energy

Wind steps out of the wings: Country Garden’s turbine said to be first of commercial scale on Cape

Renewable energy's future takes root in N.C. companies: State cultivates industry, promotes use …

Russian Regulators Warn Nuclear Safety Undercut by Economic Crisis

Australians face water shortage from over-extraction of great underground lake

Arizona Solar Power Project, Calculations

Gazprom Gives Warning on European Gas Supply.

Clean Coal - It's HERE NOW!

George Bush's friends at Cerebus get more TARP money!

Higher Wages or Bubblenomics: What's it gonna be?

Tear down that mall

Another bank draws worker anger: Teamsters picket KeyBank for funding union-busting

NLRB declares union victory at huge NC pork plant

Today in labor history Dec 26 The largest public mass execution ever in the United States

The Labor Ghosts Of Christmas Past Inspire Us As We Look To The New Year

Workers Eager For Change Looking To Government For Help

NYT: Getting Immigration Right & other point of view (Union Got To Be Kidding Me)

A response to critics of my MSNBC Hardball appearance (Buchanan’s economic plan too)

UAW files another complaint against bus company

Are you sick of all my Warren polls/threads? If not ...

I posted, "We're here! We're queer.........."

Operation "shut down the queers" seems to be backfiring on DU.

Rick Warren's West Hollywood stunt fails

The stumbling block for many is gay love, that it is somehow "unnatural."

Wow. A whole page without any locked threads.

Posted from (self-imposed) Exile

I saw Religulous last night

This is the M-effing point....

"The fierce urgency of tomorrow"

To LGBT DUers: Just something to consider and I would like to know your opinion after reading it.

Colombia must pay US$215 thousand for death human rights worker

Any English Premier League fans here?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/26/08

Come in and warm yourself by the fire. Sip on some cocoa...

Street scene.

We suffered thru record highs here today...

An invitation to: Portraits of Love


2008 retrospective

My year in review

Well, since I got a new baking book... I had to get a new mixer today too

Best C&B gift... BAKEWISE!!!!!

Standing Rib Roast (aka: Prime Rib) newbie


Blind, Yet Seeing: The Brain’s Subconscious Visual Sense

The Rise of Homemade Lifeforms

Cosmic crash reveals new clues into dark matter 'scaffolding' that holds universe together

Do it yourself genetics: Rise of the home biohackers

Are the tenets of Christianity abusive to children, and adults? Discuss.

Not just LGBTs, but all men and women, are enslaved by religion

The best rosemary/garlic roasted spuds you will ever eat

Did Bush Sr Kill Kennedy and Frame Nixon?

Did Anyone Else have the December Microsoft Windows Automatic Update cause bootup problems?

"Valkyrie" was better than I thought it'd be....

Afghanistan updates in the news