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Archives: December 23, 2009

Ah readying more into early colonial history, they were SOCIALISTS

CNN Video: Ft. Lauderdale, MC Hammer & Big Mama Toy Giveaway

Public Option or Anti-Trust Exemption?

AP: A comparison of House, Senate health care bills

Scrooge of the Year Award

Alabama Rep. Parker Griffith announces switch to GOP

Pilot for 9/11 flight school considered "Grave threat to national security"

Right wing manipulation

Roeder's "necessity defense" HAS to be stopped

I look forward to all the DUers who are going to eat crow when this bill is proven helpful.

I look forward to all the DUers who are going to eat crow when this bill is proven helpful.

Urban Communities Seek Lift Through Living Wage

LDS candidate touts Mormon-only male-only campaign rallies

LDS candidate touts Mormon-only male-only campaign rallies

Signs Staggering Economy Could Stumble

Federal Judge Rules U.S. Agency Has Waived Right to Appeal Order Requiring Health Insurance for Wife

Two Candidates. "Thanks, but no thanks!"

Are there any interesting primary races anywhere?

Congressional Research Service: ACORN Videotape Makers May Have Violated Federal, State Law.

Go vote at Urban Dictionary for my entry about DFH

Great news. The less of these we leave laying around for the next rapture ready Rethug the better

Teabagger fears he prayed Inhofe to death (Daily Kos)

What's Next On The Agenda?

Has anyone actually read the Senate or House Health bills?

The Heene family to pay $42,000 to cover rescue costs

Michigan Medical Marijuana Law Gives Rise to Industry, Causes Worries for Law and Health Authorities

Anyone else conflicted about whether to support the current HCR bill?

Brownback hopes abortion will kill health-care reform

My Thoughts on Lindsey Graham and Health Care

CIGNA CEO leaving post w/$73M parachute. Not-for-profit insurance anyone?

Pot-Laced Tour Bus Becomes Property of FDIC as U.S. Banks Go Up In Smoke

I'm confused. Does anyone have an explanation???

Late night, closed-door deals will shape final health bill

Um, huh??

Need help with Gibbs' comment on Michael Steele today.

Hey Progressives, the Health Care Fight Is Still On: Time to Push Back

Sarah Palin on Oprah

Subjects that should be unrecommended are:.

This is probably a stupid question

They were going to postpone the HCR vote until Hell froze over and they were skating on the ice...

Puddy cat rescue doesn't go as planned

VR Press Release: U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Wins National “Scrooge Of The Year” Award

Why aren't Wal-mart and other big boxes part of health care reform?

NY State Republicans using PI's to kick Part Time Residents off Voter Rolls

I can't believe they're making this mandatory.

Anyone know if the Senate changed the financial hardship exemption?

Recognizing Reform

So this afternoon I decided HCR isn't at the top of my priority list

Investors flock to health insurance stocks

Quarter of a million children in Haiti are slaves

Head Count - Who wrote and asked that LIEberman be stripped

How Quickly We Forget - Re: Obama and the Public Option

Where I come from, I was taught that a man is only as good as his word.

$99 laptop, the Cherrypal Africa. It is not fast, not

Happy Christmas

BANNED! Making it on Sarah Palin's Enemies List

"Sarah Palin: 'Death panels' may be in final healthcare reform bill"

The public option 180 is proof that GOPers aren't the only ones who engage in revisionist history

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

We block drugs coming from Canada, but yet we don't control the drugs in our water?

Anyone Blaming Obama for the Loss of a Public Option Should be Ashamed of Themselves

Anyone Blaming Obama for the Loss of a Public Option Should be Ashamed of Themselves

GOP Rep. Foxx Denounces Liberal 'Character Assassination,'

What would you tell President Obama if you could talk to him about the HCR bill.

Maybe I'm whistling in the dark, but it seems to me that a couple of very good things

60 to 40: A Powerful Divide That We Could Use

Job-related health care, gone. Jobs, gone. Health insurance opt-in, mandatory. Income, gone.


India is Abusing Human Rights to 'Clean Up' Delhi in the Runup to the Commonwealth Games

School board votes to keep challenged book in elementary libraries

FBI files on Michael Jackson published online

Obama picks former Bush administration adviser Howard Schmidt as cyber-security chief

After RIPPING Clinton & McCain, Obama EMBRACES Their Policies

It's time

"Blueprint for Change - Obama and Biden's Plan for America" - Excerpt On Healthcare

So this is the scourge of the drug leaders

Flashback: GOP Accused Griffith Of Abusing Cancer Patients, Cheering For Radical Islam

Good news for Mr and Mrs Sarkisian!

Obama: Lying, Delusional, Accurate, or What?

We need to move on

Don't you see, it's part of the plan: Take it off the public budget and pile it on the individual:

Can the unrec feature be disabled for the first hour or 2 of a new post?

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

Rick Sanchez Gets New CNN Show; 'Sit Room' Loses Hour

Center For American Progress: Let the Bush Tax Cuts on the Wealthy Expire

What if home, auto and health insurance commingle?

Christmas on hold for the Midwest???

There is no way to earn Valedictorian of Mourning, & so long as it's not a contest who f****** cares

There is no way to earn Valedictorian of Mourning, & so long as it's not a contest who f****** cares

The remaining conference committee fights - a partial list of items to be reconciled

Report: ICE using unlisted detention centers for immigrant prisoners

Plane overshoots Jamaica runway; more than 40 hurt

US home foreclosures top one million mark

The easy part is over. The next 3 years will probably be tough on liberals.

CLASS Act Insurance program for elderly and disabled included in HCR

I just got a call from the DSCC asking for money

Health care profiteers: A billion-dollar lobby

This HCR Bill: 45,000,000 Get Single-Payer Vermont Health Care

When we reminisce about the road signs along the way- please don't forget the House Parties

Make sure Tony Blair faces tough questions in public on Iraq

When you gotta have a cup of coffee, you gotta have a cup of coffee

Why being pissed off at Bush will not go away . . .

Thank god for Carl Bernstein!

Mystery of the golden ratio explained

The Nation: Sanders Strengthens Senate Health Bill

What Will Unemployment Be In December 2010?

enjoy happy christmas days - friends DUers, admins and mods...

Bill Press Becomes Intern For Bernie Sanders

Donated to turncoat Rep. Parker Griffith? You can get your money back.

How do you feel about this country?

does anyone have a post, links saved you can give me on the Bogus Climategate nonscandal, my AssWipe

Study reveals Bachmann to be ’something of a welfare queen’

New York Times: Giuliani Says Farewell, for Now, to Politics

This one must be seen by EVERYBODY (cartoon about US Health Care)

The Battle Inside

The Battle Inside

Relative prices of different liquids:

What's Needed To Get Things Done In Washington

My Flash video Ode to Joe Lieberman & his forthrightness on HCR "THE FRIGHT BEFORE XMAS"

But he did run against "mandated" insurance

We need a new Poor People's March

Four page letter from Bank of America yesterday.

Does anyone know the political history of this guy on Morning Joe

Today is the last day for debate on HCR bill. Session begins at 9:45 and I don't plan to miss

Why Democrats must pass healthcare reform - Thoughtful Salon article by Joan Walsh

All I want for Christmas

At what point do we acknowledge the gang rape we have just witnessed and fight back?

TERRORISTS that took part in deadly attacks on civilians to be freed?

Pray HARDER!!!!!!

It's a telling sign when Senators...

OBAMA Promised

Taliban Blow Up Pakistan Girls School (9th in 6 weeks)

This whole siding with the enemy crap also hold true for the escalation of the Afghan war?

Barbara Boxer stated on Countdown tonight that states will be allowed to establish a "public option"

How long before Republicans tell Reid to try and confiscate Al Franken's backbone?

Tom Donohue Meets With President Of China To Outsource American Jobs.

Tom Donohue Meets With President Of China To Outsource American Jobs.

Jon Walker, on the flawed "But the Netherlands has a mandate too!" argument

If You Were Planning On Using Reconciliation To Get A Public Option

A big hug for independent bookstores.....

I'm Going To Start Claiming That It's MY PRAYERS That Are Responsible For HCR Passing

Sen. Landrieu on healthcare vote: 'I can't be bought'

NY emt's investigated for failure to aid woman

In Russia, foreboding about America's war in Afghanistan

Campaign Finance Reform? Is it possible?

The Rude Pundit: A Few Random Thoughts Regarding the Tone of Debate in the Senate

Geithner: Job growth should resume by springtime

New home sales fall 11.3% as subsidy ends

Why as an activist and former Obama delegate, I am against the Senate Bill.

Arrow Trucking suspends operations, but talks reported

“Every single criteria for reform I put forward is in this bill.”


Party-Switcher Rep. Parker Griffith not a shoe-in for his new party's nomination.

The hole

Ready to give? The george w bush institute = ideas into action

teabagger, my new friend (good luck in your social committee)

DKos: All I Want for Christmas

I'm comfortable enough with this president

A Conspiracy of Hate - Resurgent Right-Wing Militias

What is it that makes Law Enforcement trend towards the right(politically)

Teresa Heinz says she's fighting breast cancer

Some of bin Laden's family living in Iran

Canada has nuke plant event - "Negligence" happened

The Empty Decade: Smoke and Mirrors

w4rma deserves a lot of credit

Anybody watching the senate debates?

Feingold one of few who claims to read entire reform bill

Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream

Obama makes surprise call to US radio phone-in show

Does Santa Exist? A Scientific Investigation (WARNING: Spoilers)

The video RATpubliCON Free Traders don't want you to see

A serious question on 'unrecommend'. What is its purpose and how does it work?

Teresa Heinz Kerry has breast cancer.

Acoustic listening devices developed by the Dutch army- part of air defense research btw WWI,WWII

Careful with that Tylenol - Cold remedies kill Ft Bliss soldier

I have to admit that Gibbs handled Steele pretty well today.

Would the bill be better or worse if

Franken live on CSPAN

ACORN Cleared YET AGAIN of Wrongdoing...

Jane Hamsher (firedoglake) is an arch racist who just can't stand seeing a black man as president

What would be the most popular legislation Obama could introduce?

The NERVE of Max Baucus

Paris to compensate nuclear victims

Nelson May Ask That His Nebraska Deal Be Removed

Franken speaking now...

Jellyfish invasion a sign of trouble to come

Lining Up to Buy Air Jordan Shoes, Fights Break Out

Gross National Happiness just asked me for $4 to circulate a hit piece on the president.

Why middle east peace is not on the horizon

FBI Probes $Major$ Hack at Citibank

So what to do about obstructionist Dems?

Local marriage expert to visit troops (fundy marriage expert)

Local marriage expert to visit troops (fundy marriage expert)

Are DUers three times more likely to not have health insurance/coverage?

MJ: Gun Owner Nabbed Near Obama Was Bush Employee

Looking back at the things that didn't happen this year...

Obama is not FDR and he DID support a public option until......$$$$$$ arrived

If you would be granted any one wish for Christmas what would it be?

Perhaps it would be wise to revisit the following in order to gain perspective...

It seems as though all is going according to plan

It seems as though all is going according to plan

Visions of Sugar Plums

What will be the next big divisive Big Issue on DU?

Can you name any politicians who have said they expect this bill to improve in Conference?

Companies ranked on efforts to cut emissions

Obama's Af-Pak War is Not Just Deadly and Counterproductive: It's Illegal

Does anyone here really believe if lieberman was asked by Obama to support the public option he

What if???

Thom Hartman, his version of the Health Care problem, how to still have a chance at Public Option

the latest in the Great Lakes/Mississippi River water war

Mall Santas: "Kids are asking for socks this year." (Wall Street Journnal)

Feinstein blocks solar projects in desert; RFK Jr. and other environmentalists disagree

I think they should pass a windfall profits tax on the Insurance Industry

Garrison soldier fighting the "War on Christmas"?

Garrison soldier fighting the "War on Christmas"?

"All we need is one Senator to be a profile in courage..."

HUD issues Chinese drywall guidelines

If ifs and buts were candy and nuts, Oh what a christmas we'd have

Inexpensive last minutes presents that please. Got any recommendations?

The real Rain Man dies of heart attack in home town of Salt Lake City, aged 58

The real Rain Man dies of heart attack in home town of Salt Lake City, aged 58

Dick Durbin gives Top Ten list of what we can expect within 6 months:

Ensign: The Congress could fine people for.... not eating their vegetables

Politics is all about compromise each side has to be willing to sacrifice a little.

Dear Mr. President......One Simple Question and I will Shut Up

Dried distillers grain proposed for bread

The GOP Sucks!

I really like this part of the bill.

Another Orthodox priest killed in Russia

Howard B. Dean should be...

Caller asks GOP senator if he prayed hard enough for other senators to die

If OBAMA Was A LIBERAL We'd Have A Better Bill

In any other nation that has private mandated insurance, is a corporation considered a person?

Obama: "I've Always Opposed NAFTA"

Christian Story of Jesus's Birth Is a Myth Born of Politics

Blame the Uterine Brigade!

Simulating single-payer (by Paul Krugman)

Every state will demand and get the same deal Ben Nelson got for Nebraska?

New Senate HCR bill forces construction firms with FIVE or more employees to provide

Funny Facebook Statuses

Live thread for Senate healthcare debate. Yeah, I know this will sink

GOP attacks on health care were all for fun says Inhofe, but don't fool with my Christmas!

One major coming Obama accomplishment hopefully we all can agree on

Well looky here members of congress must get their coverage ....

How come when Arlen Specter became a Democrat

Child asks for Heater in Letter to Santa Claus

And today it appears much like a slowing, sadly waving ..........

Crackpot the Clown Hayworth wants to run against Grumpy Ol' Man McCain

Five Critical Flaws in the Senate Health Care Bill (from

Pro-Single-Payer Physicians Call for Defeat of Senate Health Bill

Lou Engle's DC House of Prayer

Rahm Emanuel should be....

It is arguable whether the USA is a Center right country or a Center Left country but

NY Times - "Last Call on Reforming Health Reform Bill"

Bernie Madoff Moved to Hospital

Judge Rejects Mandatory Condoms On LA Porn Sets

NY Times - "Comparing the House and the Senate Health Care Proposals"

"Everybody sort of likes Bush, except for the real whack-jobs, maybe on the Left"--Chris Matthews

Why can't Americans make things? Two words: business school.

Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) [now Lee and Woolsey too] oppose the Health Care Reform bill.

Blippy Already Showing Off $1 Million Worth Of Your Credit Card Purchases

I am sad one has to be a donor to post in the Groups area

I propose a Christmas truce

CRS: ACORN Videotape Makers May Have Violated Federal, State Law.

What Else Did Obama Not Run On?

What Else Did Obama Not Run On?

Boys Choir of Harlem ends after 41 years

Boys Choir of Harlem ends after 41 years

Hmmm. Since I cannot reach you, you cannot reach me.

'Balloon boy' parents sentenced

Moyers, Moore and Maddow are the Most Influential Progressives

Moyers, Moore and Maddow are the Most Influential Progressives

Moyers, Moore and Maddow are the Most Influential Progressives

Comcast To Compensate Throttled BitTorrent Users

WTF on C-SPAN2...?

Happy Holidays!! Deranged Snowmen

Haven't you been saying Obama never promised this?

Haven't you been saying Obama never promised this?

Looking for advice on something from my friends here on DU-and maybe it will help others as well

Guantanamo may have to stay open until 2011

Guantanamo may have to stay open until 2011

Move On is still working

Ok the anti-Obama stuff is getting a bit over the top

Why Democrats Couldn't (Read: Wouldn't) Save the Public Option

Caption this photo of Pope Ratso

US criticizes Sudan parliament on referendum law

Steam train rescues ice-bound passengers in the UK

8th-grader strangled in band class now has headaches--help!

We need an "unkick" to go along with unrecommend.

Strange Bedfellows Unite to Fight FISA Deal

Senate Clears Bill Extending Trade Preference Programs

Gun Owner Nabbed Near Obama Was Bush Employee!

Check in if you stand with Jane Hamsher

Senate moves up healthcare passage by hour

Griffith Press Secretary Resigns in Wake of Party Switch

Jordan’s King Remakes His Government

What we learned: Rethugs talk tough but when it comes down to it they fold up like a cheap accordion

FAA Looks To Technology To Train Air Controllers

Problems with iPhone after upgrade to 3.1.2 software?

FDA Cites Denver Airline Caterer For Roaches, Bacteria

FDA Cites Denver Airline Caterer For Roaches, Bacteria

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

Have you heard the "U.S. has the best health care in the world" meme lately?

Attn: DU folks...Never fly Northwest Airlines/Delta

Attn: DU folks...Never fly Northwest Airlines/Delta

Is the DU Unrec Patrol right for you?

McChrystal Faces a Tough Road Ahead in Afghanistan



Incomes and Spending Post Solid Gains

I did it, I finally did it!!!

Unemployment In Florida To Remain Over Ten Percent Until 2013?

Squirrels eat LED lights, but not red ones

Comcast To Compensate Throttled BitTorrent Users

$1.4 billion grants will help fight homelessness

Ceausescu's Son Recalls Romanian Revolution


Oh look 3rd quarter GDP estimate revised down yet again, sorry this isn't Health Care related

Oh look 3rd quarter GDP estimate revised down yet again, sorry this isn't Health Care related

House Rep. stole voter data before defecting to GOP, Dems say

As Procedural Votes Continue In Senate, Louise Slaughter (D-NY) Says “Kill The Bill”

Media On Palin's 'Banned List' Ejected From Going Rogue Event

Santa’s best Christmas - "It was the toughest thing I’ve ever done as Santa"

Republican Sen. Hatch cites liberal blogger (FDL) in healthcare speech

We need a hero

EURO DESIGNERS Pimp Santa's Ride

Want to increase your good Karma? Consider inviting a stranded trucker to Xmas dinner...

Ask me anything: I did all my Christmas presents for under $75- for 14

McCain, GOP secretly courting another Dem to switch

McCain, GOP secretly courting another Dem to switch

Ask me anything: I did all my Christmas presents for under $75- for 14

Indiana couple adopts pugs (owner committed suicide they were on their own 2 weeks)

Very Surprising Results on Catholics-United Poll re HCR

It dawns on Druids they're a day early for solstice

Attention Smokers, need some feedback.

Doctors No One Needs

Has anyone written a tell-all book yet on how the Air Force was commandeered?

Slaughter, Lee, and Woolsey walkiing back prior threats over Senate bill

San Francisco's plan to help homeowners go green

Heene gets four years probation and cannot

Israeli Study Finds Marijuana May Help Alleviate PTSD Synptoms

Israeli Study Finds Marijuana May Help Alleviate PTSD Synptoms

Trucking Company Shuts Down With No Warning, Employees Say (Arrow trucking)

Are The Repugs Going To Take This HCR Bill To The Supreme Court?......

"The Democrats disgust me more than the Republicans"

Phoney McCain sees HCR debacle as chance to "take back" the reform mantle

Right Outraged Over White House Hedda Lettuce Christmas Tree Ornament

On MSNBC: Hamsher told Schuster that she had formed common cause with Grover Norquist

I have to make an apology to the GLBT community.

American Airlines breaks in three at Norman Manley Airport

I think I figured out something about message boards

Hell I was wrong about everything else...

Poor babies.. they have worked for 24 days in a row..

So the FBI found nothing on Michael Jackson

Maybe we should march on Washington in January.

Maybe we should march on Washington in January.

Anyone Else Hear Wendall Potter This Evening On Countdown?

Bachmann in good shape for re-election

Diane Sawyer's Wrong Report about the FAA

Sir, can you spare eighty-seven cents?

Happy Holidays!

God I hate this country.

American Health Care Has Its Roots In Calvinism

The Largest Expansion of Medical Coverage since Medicare

Assessing Obama

I think the solution might be a Government Accountability Forum - Candidate Barack Obama On Healthcare

Carter Center Nears Goal Against Guinea Worm

2009 Census Report: Michigan Is 1 of 3 States To Lose Residents

Have you ever lied to your child to get them to stop throwing a tantrum?

I am torn by the conflict between DUers that I respect and....

I keep saying this

How does your personal situation relate to your views on the HCR bill?

Incrementalism in a time of rapid change

Cold-hearted EMTs showed no remorse after pregnant woman Eutisha Rennix's death, say co-workers

7 Arrested In Savage Attack On N.J. 8th Grader

Oh noes! Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins have split up!

Why do you believe the Republicans didn't filibuster

Parents of Boy, 7, Dying of Brain Cancer Granted Christmas Wish (Story Update)

Ben Nelson's health care vote deal under investigation.

Why you should buy music directly from the artist.

Two out of the ten finalists for AP Female Athlete of the Year are...Horses

Anyone else live in a rural town who shops at Walmart? That will admit it?

Jindal cuts $248M to Health Care and Education

In Afghanistan, pre-CIA, locked doors were rare and foreigners were welcomed and protected. Even a

Why Should Good Health Care Be A Privilege?

For Obama, No Opportunity Too Big To Blow

More On Obama and the Public Option

some people fail to understand that there are certain issues that transcend "left" and "right"

Republicans: Al Franken Is Too Serious

For those that still want to fight for the best health care bill possible,

This is NOT how the Senate is supposed to work:

A Canadian on Huffpost hits the nail on the head.

No, I will not channel my anger towards Republicans.

The Enemy of My Enemy...

New York Times: Whites Smoke Pot, but Blacks Are Arrested

*Hi, I find you totally offensive /By Mark Morford/

Ed Schultz Being Bone-Headed on HCR With Rep. Elijah Cummings

To the lovelorn, and the lost, and the suffering, and the lonely during this holiday season,

the concerted offensive against progressives who oppose the health insurance giveaway...

Krampus of the Year: Joe Lieberman

Democrats Want To Energize The Base In 2010? Legalize Pot

a small request

What was your very first impression of Obama?

Nation’s Largest RN Organization opposes IR (Insurance Reform) legislation

Massive effort underway to help stranded Arrow Trucking drivers

Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist

Will more government regulation of corporations stem their power?

Will more government regulation of corporations stem their power?

Obama and the Permanent War Budget

"Tea Partier Calls C-SPAN, Worried His Prayers For Byrd To Die Got Inhofe Instead"

Jane Hamsher: 'Why I Went on Fox and Friends'

Damn!! I WANT to support the Democratic party AND this president, but every time I get close to

George W. Bush Think Tank (not from the Onion)

Who here has actually HAD European style socialized health care?

Michael Vick Recipient of Courage Award

Michael Vick Recipient of Courage Award

We really can't blame President Obama.

Paul Krugman thinks $44k a year for an individual and $88k for a family is "high income"

Today is General Wesley Clark's 65th Birthday!

Blue Dog House Rep Shows True Colors: Defects to the GOP

COBRA Subsidy Extended

Calif. county orders removal of religious decorations from county Christmas trees

K&R if you are thankful DU gives us a place to speak our minds

If you lay down with tea baggers.....

Los Angeles teachers' union sues school district over charter plans.

Robert Scheer: Demonizing Dean Won’t Absolve This Health Care Sham

Question about mandates.

Why mandates are being shoved down our throats.

It Seems Most Who Are Disappointed Have No Clue How The Senate Works.

Man Killed Neighbor For Playing Same Song One Too Many Times

France proposes ban on Islamic veils



So, we are now all in favor of NAFTA?

How to solve the economic crisis: Tax all income over a million dollars at 95%.

Healthcare Mandate vs. U.S. Constitution

This HCR Bill Was Never About Us….

Recent photos of the Universe

800 horsepower. I am a hypocrite and I really need your help.

Obama names conservatives to Legal Services board

Obama names conservatives to Legal Services board

Carp v. Cox - Put your money on the carp!

The Lady and the Snake

Nine ways Obama didn’t fight for the robust public option he once promised us.

Officials: Guantanamo unlikely to close "until 2011 at the earliest"

Just reported that Obama told NPR that taxing the Union Cadillac

The Gift America Needs Most: Manufacturing

Beware the Progressive Democrat: It's not going to stop 'til you wise up

Boxer said the bill is good because left and right dislike it. An insult to your base.

The greatest world of warcraft music video evar

If we're in love

Front the slope steep please lose headway

Best Holiday Figurehead: Santa, Hanukkah Harry, Kwanzaa Bot?

The Kim Kardashian Carl's Jr. Cranberry Apple Walnut Grilled Chicken Salad Commercial

Bert and Ernie playng the drums

Lady Wallace sings

My friend Jeff Goley is running for state senate

Christmas shopping is finished we have money left over!

Primitive (live)

The DU cat people will love this video

Thom Yorke - Feeling Pulled Apart By Horses

8 pm Eastern, Thursday, TBS!

Martians have kidnapped Santa Claus

Mr Blotto - wow!

Can anyone name this Christmas tune?

Any one down tonite? Come and pick a present from our Santa bag!

Beluga whale born at Shedd Aquarium this week dies

The greatest calendar idea ever!

Good citizens check for duplicates!

Good citizens check for copycats!

200 Posts!

It's lightly snowing outside, and I'm sipping on some hot chocolate.

My laptop almost died today

Best version of "White Christmas" I've heard in a long time...

Run Run Rudolph Santa's gotta make it to town

A Halloweenish kind of Christmas present...

An hour ago I woke up from a nightmare about a plane crash landing in front of me.

Why do my cigarettes go out all the time?

Any Dan Simmons fans? Reading the 'The Terror"

I am for the trash can but I just done care.

"Ninotchka" coming up on Turner Classic Movies...

I'm bored. Somebody talk to me.

Did J.J. Abrams inadvertently Kill off All the Vulcan's?

I'm having a great Christmas and hope you do too!

goodnight du

"Father Christmas, give us some money!"

I have anal glaucoma tonight.

I can't sleep...I guess I am a little more scared than I thought

Worst Christmas Song Rendition Ever Thread

Christmas Cake Recipe

What the hell did Danny do?

What's your computers uptime?

I learned my lesson...

DU needs an "Ignore Forum" feature

My gift to the Lounge: two bands you've never heard of

A Great Read - George Carlin

I have my IPOD working, even the Wi-Fi.

My one and only GD post of the day.

Still in India

Fragile. Need respite from GD/P

Seeking Advice From Big D Democrats

Swedish Christmas straw goat burnt

My new years plan

FOR SALE: Cher's $20 million, 8,821 sq. ft. Kona Coast home expected to fetch $8-$12 million

Woo hoo! Lawrence Humane won $1000 grant from The Animal Rescue Site!

I've never been so proud of a negatively rec'd thread in my life.

How would like a pair of HD ... wait for it ... SUNGLASSES!?

Netflix members. Is it worth getting a Roku player?

i don't care what i get for christmas, i'm so thrilled i could afford this for my husband

Please...please..jus make him stop.

Sorry...can someone help me out here?

Rebel Christmas Card 2009 (Good stuff!)

I couldn't sleep last night because I watched Funny Games and it was horrific

I'm recruiting candidates for the DU Unrec Patrol.

Computer question

Anita O'Day sings Sweet Georgia Brown and Tea for Two

All I want for Christmas are my two front teeth? Fuck that.

Honoring the great Dems we lost this year

Your Christmas Present

International Soundex Reunion Registry - a free service to reunite adoptees & birth family

The fine line between "confidence" and "asshole"

Airline horror stories?

Winona woman accused of grabbing man's genitals and yanking hard enough for him to need stitches

Problems with iPhone after upgrade to 3.1.2 software?

What did Kirstie Alley ever do to piss off the tabloids?


Check out the big smiling radar pic before it disappears...

I saw this cartoon in today's paper and I couldn't help but think of the Lounge.

And now... The Airing of Grievances...

Want to see some recent photos of the Universe?

I feel like the Grinch

Jobycom is an Obtuse contrarian for not agreeing with me as to the Sherlock Holmes movie.

I asked Santa for a job for Christmas and I got an interview

Massive effort underway to help stranded Arrow Trucking drivers

I feel bad that I can't get anyone anything for Christmas

Steve Tyler is in rehab.

Good morning Lounge and Merry Christmas

Wife allegedly calls 911 after husband refuses to eat dinner

Do you like candy canes?

Hi my name is Hello

I have found my favorite response image, and now need a place to use it.

Rest in Peace Wolfgang

"I Believe in Father Christmas"

We spent the night in Argentina. Signs of Mark Sanford everywhere.

In this thread, I complain about the fact that no woman has wanted me for years. (Warning: long.)

What was your favorite part of "The Gong Show?"

Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins Split

favorite music video of 2009?

I've decided to maximize the drinking over the holidays. The only question is,

I just had deer sausage....and I liked it....


Who's in the mood for a good time?

I just got my wife these beautiful combs for her hair this Christmas

A Happy Festivus! (for the rest of us!)

Inglorious Basterds was not the movie I was expecting.

What is this called?

OMG fried cheese curds at A & W!

What is this called?

Ever have one of those days when you just don't want to go to work?

Catnuts roasting on an open fire.....

Santa can visit boys and girls all over the world because he freezes time.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

To the lovelorn, and the lost, and the suffering, and the lonely during this holiday season,

I just bought all of my Christmas presents at the convenience store.

Seven tips to not be "The Asshole" in holiday traffic.

Match Game Story: "Xmas 2009 went bad when Santa began ____, kid's bodies piled up like cordwood."

We spent the night in South Carolina. No sign of Mark Sanford.

Does David Caruso have a large flute?

stiff shirt

Free Association (word game) time!?!?! Start with : Holiday

Not the smartest pooch...

Jesus vs. Santa Claus

Does anyone remember LitKicks?

Go see Avatar on IMAX

Ezra Klein: Jacob Hacker offers suggestions for making the health care bill better in conference

Does Robert Gibbs Calling Michael Steele "Delusional" Make Up for Calling Dr. Dean "Irrational"?

CQ Race Rating Change: AL-5 (to "Likely Republican")

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Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish (corrected)

Top House Liberal Suggests He Could Accept Deal On Senate Bill

Evan Bayh's Wife Reaping The Benefits Of Health Care Reform

Hey-if YOU want to associate with a person who finds things like nuking Iran clever, be my guest!

Bitch may be the new black, but black is the new President

Christmas at the White House. Oprah hits it out of the ball park again.

Why do you trust "John Doe just said X on a TV show" threads?

Who will the anti-obamites turn to as their new hero now that Dean has caved?

"on health care, Obama is consistently running to the right of his rivals."

I'd rather help out a problem child than kill it in its footsteps


Obama signs a law protecting women. Say it aint so.

"Blueprint for Change - Obama and Biden's Plan for America" - Excerpt On Healthcare

Turns out Mormons might not be Christians after all...

PROOF Obama Did Not Campaign on Public Option (Videos)

Dean is resigned that we are getting a poor bill. Doesn't support it. The Rachel Maddow video.

My one tiny method of protest to the Democratic Party

Who is the Hamster and what does she REALLY stand for?

Why are Pro Hamsher posts still open but anti ones are

30 Day Moratorium On Source Articles From The Huffington Post?

Concessions lawmakers won in the health bill

After Ripping Clinton And McCain, Obama Embraces Their Policies

Howard Dean: "if the Republicans hate it so much, there must be some good in it."

Progressives are asking progressives to side with teabaggers?

I just unsubcribed from

Why I, and many others, are so pissed

It kind of makes me laugh when dems tout cost containment and

"How Can We Make it Better if it doesn't Exist?"

"How Can We Make it Better if it doesn't Exist?"

Jacob Hacker's take on the Senate Bill...

17,000 Progressive Physicians Call for Defeat of Senate Health Insurance Industry Bill!

Stupak grants interview w/ right-wing CNS, complains about "pressure" from WH on abortion language

My football team sucks!!

Hey-if YOU want to associate with a person who finds things like this clever, be my guest!

Sanders lays foundation for a National Health Service in Senate Bill

Couldn't the public option be added later via reconciliation?

"Tea Partier Calls C-SPAN, Worried His Prayers For Byrd To Die Got Inhofe Instead"

Woman arrested for threats against Michelle Obama

K, I'll ask again; What can Obama LEGALLY DO to FORCE Lieberman & Nelson vote his way? FORCE THEM

Since the primary battles have been reopened in the healthcare threads, I'll just say it

Senate bill significantly expands and funds Medicaid

Need copy of bill quick, wingers are telling folk taxs will go up 9,000 on TOP OF current employer

So you really think Lieberman landrieu and Nelson want to "improve" the bill?

A 'lot' of Blue Dogs may flip to vote for Senate health bill says member

Bottom line :Obama has bent the truth and changed his tune many times on HCR.

Except for the Senate's exclusion of a public option, the current bills mirror Obama's proposal

First Dog Bo grabs spotlight at Obama girls' Christmas (VIDEO)

Politico claimed the WH may not be able to get HC bill before his SOTU speech

The latest outrage from the wingnuts is about the ornaments on the WH Christmas tree

Article 1, Section 7, US Constitution

FACT NOT IN DISPUTE: Obama's TRUE base doesn't blame him for the short comings of a few senators

K&R if you get the feeling that at least SOME of this Obama hate is orchestrated

I'm OFFICIALLY declaring myself the most progressive and only true progressive on DU

What should I post for my 35,000th Post? A Poem? Okay!

I'm so "so disappointed" that we are getting the FIRST FUCKING STEP of health care reform

PNHP Physicians on the Senate Bill: 'More Harm Than Good'

"Any plan I sign must include an insurance exchange

Ease up on the President's healthcare reform dissembling

Can reconciliation be used after the bill comes out of conference?

Why the Health Care Bill Will Destroy the Conservative Movement

I found a picture of my car on the internet today

Most Americans Are Not Obsessed with Public Option!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here's what Obama actually said.

Bottom line... Ted Kennedy would enthusiastically be behind this bill

Several prosecutors probing health care deal

Obama Accused Of Abandoning Health Care Principles In New Ad

CNN Poll: More Americans think Dems' policies better than GOP's - Lieberman's hurtin'.

If the GOP gets majorities in either the house or senate, shouldn't liberals just move to Canada or

Will Republicans fight the Obama Tax Cut Bill of 2010?

Which of these two is a more fundamental progressive belief?

The Emperor Has No Clothes (and is acting stupidly)

Senate Votes Again And Just One Vote Left On Health Care - Tomorrow at 7:00 am (ET)

Bipartisan deficit commission

"The changes the president have made, are close to remarkable"

I Wish Dean was Fucking President!

Hamsher's racism vs. Andrew Sullivan's misdeeds

Most Blacks & Many Evangelicals Are Likely To Agree With Liberal Policies. Teabaggers are not.

Round 2 is done I almost passed out during the IV stick

Listen for two minutes

Happy Holidays GD-P!

What do Herbert Hoover, JFK, Gerald Ford have in common?

Forum Suggestion

The repigs are now arguing that the HCR bill is unconstitutional

Sometimes I just think we are never, ever going to get universal health care

Teresa Heinz says she's fighting breast cancer

"We must hang together, gentlemen...

How is this different?

Perhaps we can hold out hope that the President/Pelosi/Reid working together, will alter this bill?

Krugman: The glums of August

The Democrats' Authoritarian Health 'Reform' Bill and the Ascendency of Corporatism

Health care bill clears last hurdle before passage

Now that HCR is all but a done deal, I'd like to offer a thought for which problem Obama can solve

I get bored with people who disagree with me and find their arguments less than convincing

Darn that Louise Slaughter. We get Dean in line, and now she says kill the bill.

I get my pony tomorrow at 4 a.m. PST!

Will WE Win?: A Reply to Frank Schaeffer's 'Obama Will Win'

One of the most frustrating things about the bush years

The Right Seizes On Ed Schultz Line

We know the problem is corporate control of what?

Obama Double-Crossed Progressives on Health Care

"I got my birth certificate to prove it..."

(NY Minority Leader) Skelos to Dems: Sue over health deal

The Senate bill includes community health centers, state exchanges and this:

The diary at the top of DK rec list

Texas to Gain Four U.S. House Seats Under Reapportionment, Analysis Shows

Jane Hamsher and Grover Norquist: Two great tastes that taste great together!

Jane Hamsher and Grover Norquist: Two great tastes that taste great together!

It's a shame

Liberal Revolt against Obama? Yea, right.

Reframing -- "Kill the bill" is not it..... It is "Don't Kill Real Reform Prematurely."

Maureen Dowd lets McCain have it. Right in the kisser!

Howard Dean is happy he isn't the one who killed the bill.

'A Tougher Assignment'

Immigrant Waiting Period for Medicaid Elminated in Reform Bill

I do not love Obama, I am just profoundly proud of him.

Woman held in Hawaii after Michelle Obama threat

OK, I give up, I think the bill sucks but it is a starting point. Sign it and work on improving it.

President Obama Responds To Progressive Attacks!!

Did Obama campaign on public option?

Can your conscience live with killing the bill?

If this was 1935, many DUers would be against FDR's Social Security Plan

The real enemy to health care reform is the GOP

Andrew Sullivan in the tank for the truth

While I agree with the errand, what did he expect, showing up at WH 5AM with an envelope?

Do we have any idea who Pelosi will appoint to the Conference Committee?

VP Biden to preside over final passage of health care legislation tomorrow.

Micheal Moore for I am serious

You're The President -- It's Your Choice

Obama: Filbuster Making Nation Ungovernable

X-posted from GD: Mandate Poll. Love to hear your thoughts.

Candidate Obama - "Cutting Costs and Covering America: A 21st Century Health Care System"

Think what those billions of dollars in subsidies could do towards a real Social Insurance program

Feingold: "U.S. Senate will vote on passage of the most sweeping health care reform in generations"

Check, and mate.

Ummm, Lieberman is NOT a Democrat

We do not hate Obama we are profoundly disappointed with him

"President Obama's advisors are enabling his most troubling character flaw, his conflict-avoidance"

Mr. President, We Hardly Knew You: Article on the branding and public marketing of President Obama

Rahm Emanuel's a pretty cool guy. Eh fights Republicans and doesn't afraid of anything.

Leading Climate Scientist James Hansen on Why He’s Pleased the Copenhagen Summit Failed

'Sesame Street,' '227' star Alaina Reed-Amini dies

ACORN Cleared YET AGAIN of Wrongdoing...

East Palo Alto cop killer sentenced to death

Former Argentine leader Menem indicted for graft

Top SC Prosecutor, Others Probing Health Care Deal(Nebraska Funding Break)

Pennsylvania: Not Guilty Plea in Hate Crime

City Of Chicago To Shut Down Christmas Eve To Save Cash

Massive bet on RBS and Lloyds helped financier earn $2.5bn

Clashes at Montazeri ceremony, Iran opposition says

How do I know China wrecked the Copenhagen deal? I was in the room

Another Orthodox priest killed in Russia

U.S. expands efforts to regulate meds in water

Flight from Miami crashes in Jamaica

Obama makes surprise call to US radio phone-in show

U.S. financial crisis panel sets first hearings

Alabama "dem" defecting to GoP

Companies ranked on efforts to cut emissions

Bombs target Iraqi Christians, Shiites

Swedish Christmas straw goat burnt

Acetaminophen for mental health relief

Court orders Brazilian family to relinquish boy (has until Thursday at 9AM)

Jail for (both) "balloon boy" parents

Fighters 'sent to Afghan Taliban'

Obama rejects criticism on health legislation

FDA Cites Denver Airline Caterer For Roaches, Bacteria

Comcast To Compensate Throttled BitTorrent Users

UN climate chief appeals for calm after Copenhagen bustup

Okinawa Mayor Race May Hold Key to U.S.-Japan Base Spat

Fresh protests, clashes reported in Iran

US criticizes Sudan parliament on referendum law

Corruption Ignored, Deplored In Afghanistan

Jordan’s King Remakes His Government

At least 5 Shiite pilgrims killed in Baghdad

California National Guard troops help Afghan farmers

Sen. Galluccio placed under 24-hour house arrest

FAA Looks To Technology To Train Air Controllers

Prominent Chinese Dissident Is Tried

More African immigrants finding a home in Latin America

Witness in Richmond gang rape case vanishes

Ceausescu's Son Recalls Romanian Revolution

Second Irish bishop resigning over abuse scandal report

McChrystal Faces a Tough Road Ahead in Afghanistan

Guantanamo prison may have to stay open until 2011

China tries leading dissident on subversion charge

Plan to Move Guantánamo Detainees Faces New Delay

Madoff moved from federal prison to medical center

Afghan member of parliament killed by police

5 held hostage at rural Virginia post office

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday December 23

Senate clears last hurdle before final health vote

Facebook sex-scam US teenager convicted

Geithner: There will be no 'second wave' crisis

BlackBerry users hit by eight-hour outage

Ford agrees Volvo sale to China's Geely: report

Texas man freed by DNA sues over 'excessive' fees

Kidnapped Colombian governor found with throat slit

Taliban Blow Up Pakistan Girls' School: Official

Balloon boy' dad sentenced to time in jail

Teresa Heinz (Kerry) says she's fighting breast cancer

Gun Owner Nabbed Near Obama Was Bush Employee

Slaying Of Drug War Hero's Family Shocks Mexico

Reps. Woolsey And Lee: Final Bill Must Have A Public Option; Rep. Louise Slaughter: Kill the Bill

In These Times: Free Speech, for Art’s Sake

Developing nations label climate accord a 'farce'

Afghan war hurts domestic agenda, Mich. peace leader says

Parker Griffith Blows Chance to Switch to 'Andy Griffith'

Several prosecutors probing health care deal

After Ripping Clinton And McCain, Obama Embraces Their Policies

The Truth About Why the Public Option Went Down...Investigative Report..

Andrew J. Bacevich: Obama, tell me how this ends: Is Afghanistan just a new war of attrition?

Senate Health Bill Creates New Insurance Program.

2009, The Year in Pictures

Forget the Happy Talk: Longer, Deeper Recession Ahead, Execs Warn

A Progressive Marriage? - Michael Lind

Leftists, Liberals—and Losers? .... How and why progressives must unite for real change

The Daily Dish--self-destructing GOP

Medicare Prepares Reversal on Covering All Antidepressants and Antipsychotics

Corruption Ignored, Deplored In Afghanistan

Yemen is growing front in al-Qaida battle

Wal-Mart shouldn't turn felony convictions into life sentences - Jeff Garrett, DFP

It happened in Bizarro World

CRS report: ACORN didn't break law

Health Care Reform CAN PASS using Reconciliation process. The reconciliation

The Democrats' Authoritarian Health 'Reform' Bill and the Ascendency of Corporatism

Media Matters: 2009 - A Year of Fox News Political Activism

Without a public option, Senate bill is a sop to the insurance industry. By David Sirota

How do I know China wrecked the Copenhagen deal? I was in the room

Top Ten Worst Things about the Bush Decade; Or, the Rise of the New Oligarchs - by Juan Cole

How do you like that? The military does have a strategy for Afghanistan.

MUST READ: Why conservatives are always WRONG

District Court Preliminarily Enjoins ACORN Defunding Law as a Bill of Attainder

A Democrat's view from the House: Senate bill isn't health reform

The real war on Christmas

AlterNet: Is Obama's Problem That He Just Doesn't Want to Deal with Conflict?

The Senate Insurance company subsidy bill is a monster only Dr. Frankenstein could love -

President Obama on WTOP's Ask The Governor Program

Happy Christmas

Repost of MSNBC video about Dean's interview that was misrepresented.

Study Reveals "Revolving Door" Between Capitol Hill Staffers and Healthcare Lobbyists

AP Raw Video: Obama Girls, Bo Visit Children's Hospital

'Twas the morning before Christmas

Progressive Power to Change the Debate

Ex-Palestinian premier urges an end to differences on Mideast

Valdai conference brings world community closer to Arab-Israeli settlement

Lou Engle's (Mr. GLBT are demonically possessed) condo mate Sam Brownback (R-C Street & Opus Dei)

We The People (Ray Stevens)

The Christians and the Pagans

Former Russian PM Primakov blames U.S. for Middle East imbalance

I'm A Democrat, And I'm A Republican, "Price Tags"

Dean accepts that bill will pass, warns of battles trying to regulate insurance. Rachel's show.

Greetings from the ACLU!

Faux's Bret Baier Takes Gratuitous, Partisan Swipe While Reporting On Obama's Surprise Call To WTOP

Papantonio: Optimism Driving the Economy

Obama Dresses As Santa, Meets With Children

Afghan training a challenge for US marines

Sen. Obama in debate: Mandates bad - President Obama now: Mandates good.

Cenk Interviews David Sirota - Progressive Pressure Can Improve Healthcare Bill

Papantonio: Wall Street Perp Walk

Papantonio: Is Rasmussen Wrong Again?

Sen. David Vitter And Republicans Block Earlier Christmas Eve Vote

Sanders: Insurance, Drug Companies Will Make Out Like Bandits, "Laughing All The Way To The Bank"

Thom Hartmann asks anti-gay Robert Knight - What is the real goal of the hate the gays movement?

Rachel Maddow: McCain hypocrisy recovered from C-Span archive - Missing Video Found!

TYT: Republicans Weaken Healthcare Bill, Then They Bash It On TV

Drumbeat: December 23, 2009

How China gutted Copenhagen

3 Months Before Next CITES Convention, Fight Brewing Over Ivory Sales From Some African Nations

Forest Fires Out Of Control Near Port Lincoln, NSW - High Winds, 104F Temps Boost Danger

Fish W. Antifreeze Blood But No Red Blood Cells; Sea Pigs, Stars Among Bounty Of Antarctic Ocean

Scientists Suspect Oil In Indonesian Waters From Damaged Rig Off NW Australian Coast

New Prudhoe Bay Spill Blows Back Off Well House, Covers 17K SF Of Pad, Plus Tundra With Oil & Water

World's largest solar project prompts environmental debate


Soil studies reveal rise in antibiotic resistance

Metal-Air Battery Could Store 11 Times More Energy than Lithium-Ion

World looks ahead post-Copenhagen—A weak international climate agreement leaves room for science…

James Hansen on Why He’s Pleased the Copenhagen Summit Failed

PM Kevin Rudd - Australia Will Do "No More And No Less" Than Other Nations To Fight Climate Change

Powerspan Announces CO2 Capture Technology Pilot Test Results

At the risk of being laughed out of town again.... this job posting

Yep. We are definitely on the way to becoming a burning inferno.

TCU's Patterson is AP's top coach

Who will be the AP Athlete of the NEXT decade?

Third Annual Academic Bowl Championship Series Rankings.

Childress & Favre

NFL Week 16 (with point spreads)

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao dealbreaker?

What's next for Honduras in the US game plan?

Former Argentine leader Menem indicted for graft

Extradited Colombian death-squad leaders leave valuable information behind

It's official: Lobo elected, turnout under 50%

HONDURAS: The Coup That Never Happened

Honduras: Reporter, Dick Emanuelsson, Threatened Over Election Story

Former Argentine leader Menem indicted for graft (Bush #41's friend)

Assassination of governor confirmed. FARC scum

No peace in Mideast in next decade

Danger: Popular struggle

Growing pains

Jimmy Carter Apologizes For Criticizing Israel

Police: Texas City woman turns tables on masked home intruders

Armed Robber Pistol Whips Employee, Killed By Another Employee

Houston police officer shoots burglary suspect

Peoria might be a pilot city for concealed carry in Illinois...

Roane homeowner kills burglar; second suspect charged

Utter failure of "gun free zone" in my hometown....

FBI: Gun Sales Up, Murders Down...

2 dead, 1 wounded in Louisiana office shooting

These people did not resist the criminal, but died anyway.

One Year After Republic: Workers’ Hidden Sit-Down Strike Tradition

Steelworkers Locked Out at Carquest

When Miners March: West Va. Coalfield Tales Still Resonate

Worker Productivity Jumps 8.1 Percent--Wages Don't

Today in Labor History Dec 23 President Harding issued a "Christmas amnesty," freeing Eugene Debs

There's a thread that needs attention in Editorials, explains how Congress is to blame, not Obama.


Definition of a media echo chamber

Some love needed over here.........

Great post here:

Remember this?

They are actually comparing HCR to gang rape

Why do those here who support gun control think the criminal is a nice guy down on their luck?

Interesting Poll...If I say so myself

Mind if I join you?

Another one:

I'm really sad.

Here's the pattern up there. . .

I know I'm the noob here and all, but this guy needs advice

If you haven't been over there yet >> take a look.


Gobsmaked by Irony...

Excellent Andrew Sullivan article posted in GDP ----

Would A Really Effective Activist Spend HOURS Posting Trash About Dems On DU?

Hi everyone - mind if I join you?

Listen here to corporatist DLC loving cheerleader, get your pom-poms out of my grill

Holiday Video

Oh, man. Who gave me the star?

Hugin, a free panorama stitching software.

The Commute, as seen from Battery Spencer

A few scattered thoughts about Triage.

Tonight Boxer raises state public options - which was raised here yesterday

feeling frustrated and burnt-out by HCR? Here's something therapeutic. (warning: many photos)

This pretty much says it all...

Base8: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting Section Now Up!

Help to preserve marriage equality in Washington, DC!

This healthcare debate has reinforced just how indifferent many liberals are to our equality

I wish you Peace in 2010

For all those who wonder why I still call myself a Catholic:

Group Pushes to Overturn Iowa Marriage Equality

thoughts on the mandate

President Obama will be interviewed on Jim Lehrer tonight

Michelle, Malia, Sasha and Bo make Christmas visit to Children's National Hospital

Countdown to Health Care!! I Don't Know About You, But I'm Excited As Hell

Would they miss us?

NAFTA has not been fixed!

Slow money promotes slow food

Bernanke Tightens the Noose ,By MIKE WHITNEY

Feminomics: Women and Bankruptcy

Less than 10% of our economy is related to the production of basic goods and services.

Wells Fargo repays $25 billion in bailout funds also paid dividends to the Treasury of $132 million

Bernanke is taking us into uncharted waters.

"We are searching for love because we have learned to believe that love...

Spirit Media Network

Down and out at Yuletide

my winter solstice celebration

Your experience regarding going public with spiritual skills?

Johns Hopkins Scientists Find A Source Of Nonallergic Itch


More Homeopathy Apologetics

The end of life controversy -- how much is too much money to spend?

Acetaminophen for mental health relief

Sleep Therapy

How about this then? A man's eye replaced using stem-cells from his

American Dental Association Being Held Accountable for Greed

A diversion from politics. This is really cool.

Since we're nearing Christmas

Christian Story of Jesus's Birth Is a Myth Born of Politics

Okay, brilliant bakers, how would you personalize an individual gingerbread house?