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Archives: December 28, 2008

Hope springs eternal in the human breast, as Alexander Pope said. The question is, what kind?

cnn poll: Will you miss President bu$h?

Take a break. Relax, enjoy!

surge update - Car Bomb Near Baghdad Shrine Kills at Least 24

Only 25 more days but...

Blagojevich Panel Declines to Subpoena 2 Obama Aides

happy holidaze (graphic pic)


Sad and tragic and nasty. Hideous and dark. Repulsive, apocalyptic and totally negligent.


48 hours tonight (12/27) The Lord's Boot

Boo hoo, Millionairs get bailout of 500,000 EACH

Desperate: States Consider Selling Roads, Lotteries, Parks To Raise Cash

Maddezmom, if you don't understand what SILENCE = DEATH means, you have no right locking my thread.

IN THE MAIL: Pro-union law would strengthen middle class

The two regimes our troops are fighting and dying for enjoy high-level relationships with Iran

An Apology to LizzieGrace and whom ever I offended....

8 of 10 worst projected housing markets located in California

Calif. family finds $10,000 in box of crackers

Reminder: The gays are the source of every problem in America

Online protest grows of Facebook ban on breast-feeding photos

Could someone please explain to me how the things that

1st you starve them, then you bomb them. Israel bombs Gaza civilians

Sunday News Shows

Saudi King calls Bush, tells him major countries must take action to halt Israel attacks on Gaza

NBC is running the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony right now.

Israelis rain death on Gaza

Game: Throw the shoe at you know who!

A 26 year old soldier went home for the holidays and died.

'You May Be Right'!

So do I have this "bailout" correct?

The Bush Years Are Ending Just The Way They Began...

Which of the following will be the next President who is not a white man?

So, is any discussion of the Gaza Raids allowed in GD????

Duzy/Great Acts in Moderating Nomination

Why Don't We Get Drunk and Screw?

India's Nuclear Weapons VS. Pakistan Nuclear Weapons

there is no such damn thing as "unsweet"tea !!

Its a "Slow Turning"....

NYT: As a Candidate, Kennedy Is Forceful but Remains Elusive

Broken Promises on the Bay

Let's just pretend it doesn't exist or matter... shall we?

Um, I'm on another forum where a 17 year old just threatened to go Columbine at his school

Remembering Benazir Bhutto on the anniversary of her death

Interesting article..

Mail was delivered on Sundays until 1912.

I watched "Milk" this morning. Sean Penn is BRILLIANT in this role.

Toxic coal sludge: the best kept coal industry secret!

Am I the only one? I often won't click on a thread because I don't

"And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda"

WJ has a good discussion on the offensive

Independent UK: (Gordon) Brown vows new alliance with Obama

Watch: Torturing Democracy (film that was “censored” by NPR.)

Has TVA Been Stockpiling Lies Along With Toxic Coal Wastes?

"Merry Christmas from the Family" - Robert Earl Keen

Get some anger out

Dark winter on Broadway

CSPan 1 is showing the Villanova Seminar on the Bush

One important change that will take place under the Obama administration...

FYI: David Axelrod on MTP here now. nt

Question Authority is not a slogan.

Iran's Supreme Leader Orders Muslims to Defend Palestinians

Why is it that America seems to love a good "redemption story" ?

California Crisis May Crunch $3.8 Billion of Jobs in Slowdown

How old are you?

Manifest Destiny

Did we only lose 500 soldiers in Iraq this past year? CBS Sunday Morning

Dr. Seuss on the middle east conflict, (& all other conflicts)

Oahu finds its way through the dark

Way of Life Slipping Away Along Chesapeake's Edge

Now I'm Depressed - I Just Watched "Maxed Out" On Showtime.....

At Washington Mutual, a relentless urge to approve any loan

Camping on Raytheon's Roof

A UPS driver entered a Sikh man's name as TERRORIST on its online package-tracking database.

As a Candidate, Kennedy Is Forceful but Remains Elusive (NYT 12/27)

How three Iraq tours changed one marine - As country began questioning war, so did man fighting it

Fox News pundit compares Carolin Kennedy to Sara Palin

Hospitals Across The Nation On Life Support From Bad Debt, Credit Troubles

Holy cr*p,,,,,it's windy outside!

Egypt getting in on the Gaza action now?

Iraq Body Count (is this legit?)

Valletta , Malta had 2 feet of hail - kids are amazed

I asked a friend if she regretted voting for Bush...

Wikileaks: "British courts continue to disgrace Enlightenment values."

I see Wolfie has returned early from his holidays

Use a Prius as an Emergency Generator

Faith based investors

The United States Constitution: It's not just for conservatives anymore.

HDNet Deserves Dan Rather A Lot More Than CBS Does

NY Times: Satellite Radio Still Reaches for the Payday

Tzipi Livni was on Fox News Sunday in a 'river boat gambler' costume.

Good Morning GDP.. I have a headache, a toothache, and

Who thinks these two good old boys were up to good things in Iraq?

America, the Land of Bubbleheads (plus more headlines) 12/28/08

Utility Doubles Estimate of Tennessee Ash Deluge

Axelrod on FTN. WHO is that asshole reporter?

A full time policy job in Mexico City.

Euro currency turns 10; seen as fulfilling promise

Santa is throwing rocks.

"EMPTY PROMISE": The broken federal commitment behind the Tennessee coal ash disaster

how many of you are on Obama/Biden transition teams for healthcare?

Look at the photo Yahoo used for this Obama article

Munchhausen disease

Mrs. Bush: Bush presidency not a failure

How much can a lame duck fuck things up...? (tin foil alert)

Shasta Bans 86-Year-Old's Fruitcake Sales....

TVA Executives Receive 6-Figure Bonuses- raised electrical rates 20%

GD errata; " Life should NOT be a journey to the grave

Lyman-Morse develops solar generator

Hey, isn't Tony Blair paid to be or do something in the Middle East?

Celebrity "blind items" revealed:

London protest over raids on Gaza

Glenn Greenwald: Marty Peretz and the American political consensus on Israel


I would like some help from Spain travelers here!

EPA approves safer refrigerant developed by Hawaii man

George W Bush’s $300m library in danger of becoming white elephant-monument to a failed presidency

A heartwarming football story

Tennessee is such a beautiful state...

A Disturbing Night in Iraq: Witnessing the Abuse of 'Insurgent' Prisoners

It's A Good Thing The Taliban Escaped

I wish Obama would get the DIXIE CHICKS to sing their awesome national Anthem for 1/20/09

Do you consider this a "push poll"

Reduce your plastic footprint

"One of US" First new art up in forever at my website "Grand Theft Election" to CELEBRATE

"One of US" First new art up in forever at my website "Grand Theft Election" to CELEBRATE

Planned Afghanistan 'surge' - a show of force to strike a political deal with the Taliban?

San Francisco Chronicle: S.F. minimum wage rises to $9.79 in 2009

Death of Republican computer strategist Michael Connell spurs conspiracy theories

Israeli warplanes fly low over south Lebanon

Is it inappropriate to speculate that Israel

NAZI Pope Rat strikes again - launches diatribe against GBLT in "Year End" Statement...

Reuters: TIMELINE-Milestones in six decades of Middle East

Alaska state troopers deliberately delayed Palin in-law drug arrest until after election

My Best Idea ! cc Obama

Israeli planes bomb Gaza's Islamic University

I have found the terrorist behind the shoe attack

Is it just me, or is it odd that a post re: Israelis bombing Gaza was whisked away?

Who does George offer on the "legacy" tour after Laura...?

WaPo: Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Strip Imperil Obama's Peace Chances

Honoring George W. Bush

Stop HIV stigma!

Do you suspect that there is a small group of people controlling world events?

Ken Blackwell dismisses criticism of Saltsman CD as an "unfortunate hypersensitivity to race"

Are you man enough to take a walk in my shoes?

Bush Is a Book Lover (according to Rove over 1 book per week over last 3 years)

Check out this great white circling two kayakers

Here's something I have never understood, about organ donation...

Calif. family finds $10,000 in box of crackers

My sister in law's house burnt down last night

Why is Madoff on "house arrest"?

What's Next?

If Bush is impeached for pardons to protect himself, are the pardons voided?

You’re Likable Enough, Gay People-By FRANK RICH

The most dangerous human trait

What is your favorite sweetener?

"Naming Names" -- A legal challenge to internet anonymity in Maryland

Chili's Pressured into Honoring Sexual Harrassment Policy

Kool-aid in the eggnog?

Did SEC in 2004 change leverage rules from 10:1 to 30:1, or 32:1?

Earthquake in Maryland???WTF?

The Repugnants really do live in their own world!

The Year in Review by Dave Barry

George W Bush's $300m library in danger of becoming white elephant

Is this cartoon funny?

The Music They Made....(Listen to those who have gone)

Labor unions built this country

It could be worse.

23 More Days

Cheney: ‘I Don’t Have Any Idea’ Why People Don’t Like Me

Is it inappropriate to speculate that Israel

JUST when you think Palin can't make herself look like more of an idiot

Mexico: Suggestion that all lawmakers take drug test sets off stampede for the door

On Christmas Day, I Told My Family That Israel Would Attack Gaza....

Three More Days to Help the Hungry...

Did Bristol have that baby?

Franken on Bush

We need to offer this class for boys every year

One thing I wonder about, concerning the Rick Warren debates here

Things that happened in 2008 that no one remembers.

Any other Cowboy fans here?

My 2009-2010 effort: getting Leviticus 20:10 referendums on the ballot in many states

An Awww story: Ratchet the Iraqi pup becomes a real snow bunny

Crazy: Madoff Considering Insanity Defense Over $50 Billion Swindle

Predictions 2009

remember when Bill Maher got reamed, fired and publicly dumped on (even here)

Dead Fish and Chunks of Burnt Coal Dot the Shoreline - TN Finally Covers the Story

Obama Refuses To Endorse Gaza Attacks (?)

Re-Financing May be Good for Some DUers


Did Lame Congress Enable Connell Murder?

The GOP Goes South

The GOP Goes South

Reminder to post correctly about Israel/Palestine issues. (public service reminder)

Jackbooted ideas that need to go,

Biggest idiot of 2008

Best laugh I've had all day!

Rice: People will soon thank Bush for what he's done (CNN)

Laura Bush looks great!

The myth of defense

The Year of Living Gloomily-The recession is bad enough. A relentless news cycle is making it worse

Asteroid Impact in HD

Is it me or has Paid Programing exploded in the last couple weeks?

She saw her repair bill, then blew the whistle on a massive scam

Posting so I do not lose again, Dean Stanley Fish on how terrorists are not evil

The US Army Document That Proves the US is the World's Number One Sponsor of World Terrorism

Dan Rather's $70m lawsuit likely to deal bu$h* legacy a new blow

Child maid trafficking spreads from Africa to US

"The President and me like to just walk through the rooms."

"The President and me like to just walk through the rooms."

After a grand total of ONE, Mum is returning the cappuccino machine....

Bach B-Minor Mass is playing here tonight

CBS Lawman's $70m news suit likely to deal * legacy a new blow

Hey, should this youtube clip be discussed in the Religion room?

The Lord's Boot Camp is on "48 Hours" tonight

Your musical world is about to change drastically...

DU artistic types. I need a logo and could probably pay too

The FCC should ban those Ped Egg commercials

Scientific illiteracy all the rage among the glitterati

Marley And Me

I'm back! And in once piece!

If for a month there was only one television network , and you controlled it

George W. Bush is a miserable piece of shit

DO NOT TALK AT THE MOVIES!!! Man shot for making

DO NOT TALK AT THE MOVIES!!! Man shot for making

Wow, I found the best thing EVER while browsing at work

Holiday Pics: Post 'em if you've got 'em (dial up warning)

For any SRV fans out there, here's a little late night love...

Something for everyone at this festive time of year

Chicks with dicks

"Use a condom or become a Republican!"

I still stand by my diagnosis of lycanthropy

Dr Horrible appreciation thread!! (Nathan Fillion and Neil Patrick Harris)

I need a ride to San Francisco from the East Coast.

Death of Republican computer strategist Michael Connell spurs conspiracy theories

Armed Forces Radio

**The Mist** (SPOILER ALERT)

Pale blue eyes

The Power Glove...

How many channels is Morgan Freeman on right now?

The Ove Glove...

All kidding aside-- please! NEVER FORGET...

OMG! This is Hugh!!!111!

Why Don't We Get Drunk and Screw?

Younger Generation ~ John Sebastian

Anyone need any pissin' off tonight?

Well, now I've done it

Did the font just change on here?

Any other Christophobes here?

The Love Glove

Just dumped my leftover White Russian into the Hudson River.


Snow humor

I just saw Gran Torino. Ask me anything!

A Matter of Choice

I tried not to laugh at this video but failed

The Ove Glove

I had a blue(s) Christmas.

so I got my grandson the White Album for Christmas

"Saving Ryan's Privates" tops list as best war movie ever

I'm in the US of A. Ask me anything.

there is no such damn thing as "unsweet"tea !!

Right now I wish I had a cigar.

A champion at Christmas tree sales

What was your LOL of the day?

Another question: about Netflix. (And watching movies online)

Who would win in a normally fair fight?

Teddybears with Iggy Pop, Punkrocker (one of my all time favorites)

I had a dream in which this guy was chasing me...

I'm thinking of posting some random controversial thread in GD:P.

Adopted a dog for Christmas. Need food advice!

I was one of the Gerber babies.

Hey sports fans!! Guess which 4:15 game WE are getting?

Howdy from Austin.

Do you watch stretched standard def on a HD TV?

Did anyone see the Paul McCartney fest on tv last night?

It's 60 degrees in MA today...People are wearing shorts

Delaney Bramlett has passed away.

Intructions...learn to follow them!

For the 2nd Sunday in a row there were no coupons in the paper

Anybody got a really good source for album art?

Nobody better hijack this thread. I'm serious.

I gave some of my stories to some conservative relatives.

Goodbye ShamWOW! Helloooo to SLAP CHOP!

It's time for the DU December LYRIC CHALLENGE!!

DU computer techies, help! My "My Documents" is now a "banner" at the top of my home page screen!

Christmas Dirtbike Ride Pics. Post something you enjoy doing.

I dreamed I was riding a motorcycle

I Survived The Lancaster Earthquake!!!

Kitty and Pitbull love

make a statement! (pics)

I found this book for all dog lovers out there.

My first heartbreak came when I was 17

Celebrity "blind items" revealed:

is it just me or is this youtube video i found kind of creepy

Near *EPIC FAIL* this morning

Oooh Oooh Oooh--NEW Nickelback

I dont watch much tv, so I was just now a victim of the shamwow commercial.

All hail the Detroit Lions.

How would you react?

California Dreamin' on such a winter's day

I'm high on Catnip...ask me anything!

Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon

Saturday Night Live

Luxury wagons! For your spoiled little rich kid!

All the Snow is gone

DU Pets wish you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

DU Pets wish you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

is down for anybody else?

Check out the recent earthquake activity in Yellowstone

Songs About Cars...Post them HERE

UPDATE on the Skins Niners game!!


Does anyone else here have XBOX 360 Live?

Share with us your choices for podcasts worthy of your listening time.

Which movie is better? (Warning, this is me posting this...)

I guess I've entered the 21st century

Oh shit my foot fell asleep. I hate when that happens, it really hurts.

David Milman won't look you in the eye.


Has Anyone Seen Gorn Lately?

Has Anyone Seen Gorp Lately?

I just put brown sugar on my Grapefruit and it tasted awesome

Just watched the first Ep of "Firefly" last night

Kitten picture of the day for Sunday December 28

How Long Have You Gone Without Raving?

I Cant Believe In 4Days It Will Be 2009

Which Forum is MOST OBNOXIOUS???

Can someone please check in on madinmaryland!

Hall of Fame year for the Deeetroit Lions


i am so over this having a roommate thing

I just had grapefruit for the first time and it was nasty.


Go EAGLES!!!!!

This Eagles game is almost

Dunno if there are any wow players here but....

Why can't this happen to me?

At last it can be revealed - Stephen King murdered John Lennon

Today, we are all Jets fans.

OMG!!! I'm on the front page of "Once Upon a Win"!!!!

OMG!!! I'm on the front page of "Once Upon a Win"!!!!

Who Else Had A Sucky Christmas?


Dumb Facebook question.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 12/28/2008)

The greatest sitcom ever wasn't Seinfeld.

Three More Days to Help the Hungry...

I can't believe we're still typing. What ever happened to voice recognition software?

If You Have a Blu Ray Player, Would You Post Your *Must Have* Movies ?

Win or Fail, there's nothing Epic on the Internet. So stop saying that.

My guitar is broken.


At slumber parties were you...


O.K., so. Where can I wear this?!1

I would like some help from Spain travelers here!

I'm eating a very impressive penis that looks like a cream puff with a chocolate string around it

I'm eating a cream puff that looks like a very impressive penis with a chocolate string around it

Who is better, East or West Coast loungers?

1,000 years on, perils of fake Viking swords are revealed

I'm high on OTC cold meds. Ask me anything!

DU Pets wish you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

hello from the only state to vote solid red in 08.

When the wind blows...

Man, I really need some of those infamous Lounge Vibes...

How Long Have You Gone Without Shaving?

Hey loungers....

When trying to lose weight, how often do you weigh yourself?

My beloved Tommycat is fading...


Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning)

The Scariest Hiking Trail in the World

I want my BFF back

Which Famous Person That Passed This Year Will You Miss The Most?

What's the biggest mistake you ever made? Do you think you can correct it? If so, will you try?

Barack Obama's golf swing reveals he's an athlete, a duffer and fun to play with

Republican chair 'appalled' by Obama parody

Official New Most Liberal Democrat in the Senate Thread...

I'm still waiting for our signal to hand over America to the Muslims

Name a great movie that we've never heard of

Didn't Israel get the ass's almost waxed the last time they had it out with Hamas

Oh noes!!!! All the controversy!!!

rick warren

BREAKING:Ric Warren eats Obama's tuna sandwich during blackout, prays for miracle at TN sludge site.

Sun rises in east - sets in west, earth is round and orbits the sun

CBS newsman's $70m lawsuit likely to deal Bush legacy a new blow

Why haven't the mods set up a Rick Warren topic forum similar to the Israel/Palestine forum?

Any update on the Al Franken-watch?

Baby New Year Interviewed

Ohio centenarian to celebrate 105 at inauguration

The Early Constitution - What do you think?

HBO's "Recount" about 2000 FL Election now available on DVD in stores..

Mr. Obama, Alaska is ready to work with you on pipeline

My 2009-2010 effort: getting Leviticus 20:10 referendums on the ballot in many states

Oh Noes: Official Gas Prices are Falling Thread. What is it where you are?

Not by Might, and not by Power - A letter from Rabbi Arthur Waskow of

An Absurdly Early Look at the 2012 House Races in Iowa

New rule prompts fears of guns at inauguration

no change

Hospitals prepare report for Obama/Biden on Health Concerns

Obama bristles as the bubble closes in on him

23 days left! Thanks to the "Kids in America" for voting for the future.

We are watching the GOP die before our eyes (Barack the Magic Negro)

Bush Dunk Tank Tour

Do you agree with this statement ? ....

Our President is on Fareed Zakaria right now! (1pm eastern) CNN

Wow, my thread on Israel and its PR campaign was disappeared.

OK, I sent two messages to the mods about my disappeared thread.

Ohio centenarian to celebrate 105th birthday at inauguration

NYT's Frank Rich slams Obama for Warren Pick in new Op-Ed: "You're Likable Enough, Gay People"

Just got this email...

Why do we still have GD: Presidental? By now it should have reverted to its usual: GD: Politics.

Should we let Pelosi/Reid put repeal of DADT off the table (after 2010 midterms)?

Hey, Pres-Elect Obama. How bout one of Michael Vick's dogs?

Your three best and worst senators of 2008.

What do inauguration tickets get you?

Why is Israel being such an ass?

Rec this thread if we need a "dungeon du jour" forum.

Fuck the PRESS POOL!!! Maybe Obama needs to change the rules!

Yes, I'm pimping my new blog. Democratic Badass of the Week: Al Franken.

Obama's mother, Hillary Clinton shared a belief

You’re Likable Enough, Gay People

Ending Don't Ask Don't Tell is NOT controversial - 80% of Americans support lifting the ban

obama on chicago public radio "wait wait don't tell me"

Irony, Oh Sweet Irony....

Who buys plates and coins with presidents' pictures on them? And what's up with full color coins?

What are they thinking?

Speaking of hate and injustice

What is the deal with GD Presidential?

Bush History - The GOP and Dems Agree: Bush has Been a Fiscal Train Wreck - 12/28

Two Years Worth of Obama-ness on 60 Minutes Tonight 12/28

First dog.. CNN rpts Obama's may be leaning towards a "Westie"

I hope Obama does not pull a Ford and pardons Bush.

Israel's air strikes on Gaza spill over into streets of Chicago...

Show your support for the DU GLBT Community.

Dear Israel/Hamas,

Can we take a minute to discuss Bush's successes?

Simple rules about political discussion on the series of tubes

Check in if you went to an Obama health care house party.

No more "rec this thread" threads PLEASE.. I urge the mods to lock them from now on...

The True Cost of Obama's Pack of Cigarettes...

What Would Obama Do If Obama Was Mad At Obama About Rick Warren? - David Quigg\HuffPo

Three More Days to Help the Hungry...

Has the Palin baby been born yet?

Should Obama quit smoking?

Obama orders tuna melt!

If members if the RNC are truly offended re: Barack the Magic Negro. . .

David Gregory Is An Asshole..........

Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary): "My Response to the Mean-Spirited "Barack the Magic Negro"

How many anti-Warren threads will we see on DU a week after the Inauguration?

Despite the best attempts of SOME DUers to paint me and others as homophobes who don't care about...

How to steal a frame. Gay Marriage as an issue of Religious Freedon

In Hawaii, Obama Monitoring Gaza Conflict

Broken Promises on the Bay

Bangladesh takes breather before historic election

Mexico presidential guardsman accused of drug tries

1,000 years on, perils of fake Viking swords are revealed

White farmers confront Mugabe in a legal battle

Police: Pa. man shot for making noise during movie

Bush Is a Book Lover (according to Rove over 1 book per week over last 3 years)

Death of Republican computer strategist Michael Connell spurs conspiracy theories

Obama bristles as the bubble closes in on him

Israeli cabinet calls up reservists as Gaza strikes continue

RNC candidates split on song about Barack

Laura: Shoe-throwing 'was an assault'

Laura: Shoe-throwing 'was an assault'

As Taliban nears Kabul, shadow gov't takes hold

'Little Rock Nine' prepare to celebrate day of victory

Publication of disputed Holocaust memoir canceled

Volunteers spend a week on horse rescue in Canada

Top Israeli Newspaper Raises Doubts About Gaza Attack

Lions go 0-16

Olmert: Gaza operation may 'continue for some time'

Pope Benedict's latest outburst "justifies" homophobic bullying and attacks

Gaza humanitarian plight 'disastrous,' U.N. official says

Analysis: 'I don't see how this ends well' in Gaza

Disinformation, secrecy and lies: How the Gaza offensive came about

Children killed in Afghan attack

Navy, environmentalists settle sonar lawsuit

Exiles get Spain passport chance

"Clash of Civilizations" author Samuel Huntington dies

Israeli troops near Gaza, airstrikes continue

Convicted coin dealer settles in at new confines in southeast Ohio (Coingate's Noe)

Energy dispute over Rockies riches

First Lady: Shoe 'Assault' Shows Freedom in Iraq

Religious Turks tested by wealth

Group Urges Americans to Speak Out Against Planned Bush Blanket Pardons

Delaney Bramlett Dies

Many dead in Pakistan bomb blast

US: 14 students die in bombing at Afghan school

Australian beaches closed after shark attack

The Log Cabin Democrat

States consider selling off roads, parks

Guinea coup leader vows to fight corruption

Flight 93 Families Ask Bush to OK Land Seizure

Judge: 2 Adoptive Dads Belong on Birth Certificate

GOP chairman 'shocked' that Obama parody sent out

CBS newsman's $70m lawsuit likely to deal Bush legacy a new blow

Egyptians open fire on Palestinians

Powers call for end to Gaza bloodshed

Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Strip Imperil Obama's Peace Chances

The world is sick of this stupidity.

happy holidaze (graphic pic)

Israelis rain death on Gaza

"Analysis: Shock, awe... and deception." (Jerusalem Post)

I have two questions, for real

1st you starve them, then you bomb them. Israel bombs Gaza civilians

Why can we not rec threads in IP forum, but can in other Topic Forums?

Disinformation, secrecy and lies: How the Gaza offensive came about (From Haaretz)

Long-term Gaza mission could have serious impact on the economy

Two rockets hit Ashdod area, as IDF ground troops prepare to enter Gaza (Haaretz)

'Hamas could have prevented massacre'

The neighborhood bully strikes again

Hamas accuses PA, Egypt of collusion

J Street: Statement on Israeli Airstrikes in Gaza

Report: IDF targets Rafah tunnels

Suicide bomber hits Iraqi Gaza protest

'Little Baghdad' in Gaza - bombs, fear and rage

2,000 people protest outside Israeli embassy in London, 6 arrested

Report: Amid Gaza Op, IAF Sets Off Sonic Booms Over Lebanon

U.N. Security Council calls for end to Gaza violence

Gaza humanitarian plight 'disastrous,' U.N. official says

Palestinians cross into Egypt

Iran's Supreme Leader Orders Muslims to Defend Palestinians

London protest over raids on Gaza

To be in Gaza is to be trapped

Why is Israel being such an ass?

Haaretz: Israel to mount emergency international PR effort in wake of Gaza campaign

Israel renews Gaza air strikes, 290 reported dead

Israelis say killing of 290 in Gaza is "first phase of large-scale offensive"

The neighborhood bully strikes again

Saudi King calls Bush, tells him major countries must take action to halt Israel attacks on Gaza

The neighborhood bully strikes again

Israeli planes bomb Gaza's Islamic University

The Hospital Morgues Were Already Full. The Dead Were Piled on Top of Each Other Outside.

Egyptian border guards opened fire to drive back the Palestinians

Israeli warplanes fly low over south Lebanon

Disinformation, secrecy and lies: How the Gaza offensive came about

Israel mounts PR campaign to blame Hamas for Gaza destruction

Israel Pounds Gaza for Second Day

The amount of death and destruction is inconceivable (Live from Palestine)

IDF To Mobilize 6,500 Reservists for Gaza Operation

Egypt says Hamas not allowing wounded to leave Gaza

International peacekeeping force for Israel, Lebanon

Juan Cole Minces No Words on the Gaza Strikes...

Rights orgs: Israel's willful killings a war crime

Respecting Israel's Right To Defend Themselves-But RECOGNIZING-There Is NO Military Solution.

Hamas threatens to harm Livni, Barak

Top Israeli Newspaper Raises Doubts About Gaza Attack

Abbas Blames Hamas For Bloodshed

Hamas 'bars injured leaving Gaza

Matthew Rothschild: Bush Winks at Israel’s Slaughter in Gaza, While Obama and Clinton Are Silent

The GOP Goes South

The Gas Tax

Lawrence Summers: Obama's Down Payment; A Stimulus Must Aim for Long-Term Results

Dave Barry: The Year in Review

Our kids as mercenaries

The Invisible Fist of Greed and Corruption

Greed has pushed political credibility and financial trust into freefall

Perversion of Justice: Gulag America

Politics Is No Longer Local. It's Viral.

At Capitol, slavery's story turns full circle

Did Values Voters Have a Prayer This Year?

The neighborhood bully strikes again

What's Next on Gaza/Israel and Why Americans Should Care

The Hospital Morgues Were Already Full. The Dead Were Piled on Top of Each Other Outside.

Sen. Bernie Sanders : Where Do We Go from Here?

Buying American-made Toys

Barack Be Good By PAUL KRUGMAN

Your Top 'Out of Your Head-lines' of 2008

Bill Kristol's Year Up at 'NYT': Will He Get Axed?

You're Likable Enough, Gay People

Focus on the Family: Glenn Beck’s a Mormon? Eeek!

Bishops Atttack "Immoral" Labour

Child maid trafficking spreads to U.S.

Digital's Dearth of Programming

Bu$hWorld--The End Game

Feinstein: Bad Choice for Intelligence

CBS newsman's $70m lawsuit likely to deal Bush legacy a new blow

John Kerry Speaks Against Torture on the Senate Floor

We Can Stop Wal-Mart at the Wilderness

(Prop 13) "30 Years After the Revolution: What Howard Jarvis Might Say?"

Leaving Trunk-Taj Mahal '68

Raw Video: Pro-Palestinian Demonstration in Iraq

RIP Harry

At least 205 killed in Israeli attacks on Palestine

Perversion of Justice

The No-Tax Disciples Strike Again!

Natural gay rights

Gaza's hospitals struggle with casualties - 28 Dec 08

National DOMA Protest: January 10, 2009

Asteroid Impact

An animated holiday gift for DU. Beautiful, sad and very relevant to our times.

Young Turks: Crazy McCain Lady Realizes Obama is not an Arab

The Week In Cartoons 12/27/08

TYT: Why Rachel Maddow Is So Much Better Than Conservative Talk Show Hosts

Minnesota Teen Challenge - Religion, Politicians and Crime

Rove: History is going to be kind to Bush

Pave Lows Busy Until the End:MH-53 aircrews, civil engineers top most deployed list for fiscal 2008

Performance-Report Setup To Save Time, Cash

Bases Focus On Smarter Growth

Economic Bust Creates Recruiting Boom

N.H. Heating Oil Program Helps Veterans (2 Short articles and links to VA and other websites)

Army Surgeon From NJ Killed In Iraq Mortar Attack

Soldier Crippled In Blast Returns For Holidays

Calm Urged Over Possible Pakistan Troop Moves

Veterans with coronary artery disease and Plavix

S.D. Official, Obama Offer Views On Guard

Former Guardsman to Receive Silver Star

Subs Ease Way Into Electronic Navigation

Divers Searching For Missing Bragg Soldier

Single Soldiers Have New Housing Option

E-9s No Longer Eligible For Degree Vouchers

Navy, Environmentalists Settle Sonar Lawsuit

West Point Names New Football Coach

Sherman With Major Role At Bastogne Found

DU Pets wish you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Food needs 'fundamental rethink'

Independent UK: UK's holiday waste smashes all records

San Francisco Chronicle: Getting renewable power to the people


Fossil Fools Day

The Church of Nuclear

Oil shale vs. Water resources

Minnesota's iconic moose are dying off (climate change)

Nigeria loses $2.5 billion daily to gas flaring

Food needs 'fundamental rethink' (BBC)

We need to turn carbon into gold (BBC) {op ed -- it's all about the money}

Ozone protection feels the heat (BBC) {HFCs vs HCFCs vs CFCs vs ...}

Sea Shepherd Drives Japanese Whalers Out of Australia's Waters

Beauty spots to be surrendered to the sea

Reality returns to the White House

EPA approves safer refrigerant developed by Hawaii man

‘Eat local' movement catching on nationally

Not everyone was fooled by Madoff

Hey, all you George Bailey fans!


Behind WaMu's fall, drugs and serious lax lending rules.

Only full disclosure of toxic debts will get the West moving again

Our country needs much more than a physical/environmental infrastructure investment

U.S. Housing Market Forecast 2009

America's Second Great Depression Has Started

Cal/OSHA Cites Los Angeles Carwash Businesses for Unsafe Practices

Fatal fall from bridge draws OSHA fine: Agency blames worker death on safety violations ($70,000)

OSHA Cites Diving Company Following Worker Drowning

OSHA investigating accident, other worker in critical condition ( 1 death)

Book review: Labor, Empire and Globalization: An Extended Review of Solidarity Divided

Unions, industry spar over vote rules

Labor and the Law: What is the FLSA?

Day laborer jobs dry up in wilting economy

Faced with Economic Crunch and Management Squeeze, Unions Fight Back

W Post: In Togo, a 10-Year-Old's Muted Cry: 'I Couldn't Take Any More'

What comes after factory workers' victory for labor? (Republic Windows and Doors)

Today in labor history Dec 28 FDR orders the Army to seize the offices of Montgomery Ward & Co.

Maybe the UAW needs to rethink its own financial house!

Today's Carol Simpson working family cartoon: Compassion

Frustrated (KC) Teachers Carol at Board VP Benson’s Home

Post in GD:P worthy of your attention.

Apparently only threads that don't support gay causes are allowed in GD

I just called out a Moderator on her ignorance.

I finally had a DU-inspired nightmare

Was Kay Warren a porn actress?

Kay Warren: "Only the Church can stop AIDS"

You’re Likable Enough, Gay People

Another fun filled thread

Saddleback Church (Rick Warren) Protest: January 18, 2009, 11:00 a.m.

I am welcome here?

Are gay people who marry or date straight people predators?

How would you react?

Got Nerve?

Singing this to my five year old son these days. Now more than ever.

Are you man enough to take a walk in my shoes?

I must admit, Obama's "change we can believe in" slogan was accurate

National DOMA Protest: January 10, 2009. (Please keep kicked)

1000 Castros

Hundreds of Cubans line up to become Spaniards

SF GIANTS Sign Randy Johnson to one year $8M contact.

For those interested, the Lions are losing to the Packers with 8˝ minute to play in the Fourth Q

ANyone watching the Steelers? What happened to Big Ben? Sounds scary.

At what point shall I expect to hear all of the DU morans,

Gloat about the Cowboys loss here...

I think Cadillac Williams (Bucs) just blew his knee out....

Lions go 0-16

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (December 28): 3-Way Tie Completes Elista Grand Prix

Next best thing to Tennessee not playing in a bowl

Gene disease 'recreated in lab' (BBC)

how many of you are on Obama/Biden transition teams for healthcare?


PLuto... giver of riches... check out THIS energy!

Having trouble holding the light today ... anyone else?

I'm looking for a recommendation on a rifle.

Nothing to worry about.

The Bad Guys Always Win... Not.

Is Obama Looking for Trouble?

More Photography on a Shoestring


Foodsaver canister and jar tips.

How to cook babybacks

Tiny clues to collision in space (BBC) {meteor shower 470 MYA?}

Clouds over Greenland

10 little earthquakes at Yellowstone in last 2 days

Teen with Home Chemistry Lab Incorrectly Arrested for Meth, Bombs

Houston PBS to kill Red White and Blue

quizrocket help

Cookies, and I don't mean Christmas.

any myspace layout wizards here?

Thar She Blows!

WTF? History Channel Goes Woo-Woo: Full Weeks Of Bible/End Times Shows in Jan.

Count V leader dead at 61!

Lawrence Cannon can suck it

The cons JUST DON'T GET IT they don't have a majority

Why In The Hell Were The Badgers In A Bowl Game This Year???