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Archives: December 25, 2009

Health Caroling!

Happy Christmas (War Is Over) Lennon/Ono

American Incarcaration Level is swimmingly HIGH....Energy wasted , canardly see any returns

What is the carbon footprint of Christmas? Should we tax it?

Demand for heating fuel assistance spikes: driven by unemployment, not oil prices

NORML's Top Ten Marijuana Stories of 2009 -- Reasons for Hope in 2010

FAA Proposes Maximum Fine ($11,000) in Balloon Boy Case

A simple rein until midnight to gnash teeth and wail, but afterwards, let's give it a

MPAA ratings spat over the new movie "It's Complicated"

Merry Christmas

Madoff likely assaulted in prison

Fresno Co. deputy drove with suspended license

The Grinch who Stole DU Day .... Much Love Ted Geisel

Hahahahahah American Airlines

New York Times: unclear whether final health bill will slow or accelerate the rise in premiums

In the first 11 weeks of the 2009/2010 flu season H1N1 has killed 162 kids.

Administration alters stimulus job counting formula (existing jobs saved w/stimulus to be counted)

HP camera 'can't see' black faces

Are democracies imperialistic inherently and historically?

Prankster decorates yard with 'ManFinder'

To All Our DU'ers: Whatever your Faith..something more Spiritual than Religious

Just what I needed on Christmas Eve...

Just what I needed on Christmas Eve...

Okay, I agree he shouldn't have used a taser.

A federal holiday poem

Raw Story: Robberies across US target organizations set up to help the needy

Raw Story: Robberies across US target organizations set up to help the needy

A video worth watching

Good luck with this Health ins bill

Are you disappointed there was no single payer or public option? Sick of Blue Dogs?

Are you disappointed there was no single payer or public option? Sick of Blue Dogs?

I am down this Christmas Eve - But am also very happy - My top 10 reasons this is my best Christmas

The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole

Mortgage Titans Resist Shrinkage

Fuck Christmas!

This was supposed to be the year of loan modifications: plan is widely considered a bust.

To the citizens of nations with true universal health care

Teresa Heinz Kerry reveals she has breast cancer

Hilarious Half-Bakery invention.. The "Evil laugh activated hand dryer"

9/11 suspects are meeting to lay out strategy for New York trial

To react or not to react, that is the question....

Merry Christmas, movie house! Merry Christmas, Emporium!...

I'm just about to read "NO LOGO". Do you think it will stand the test of time since

Ho Ho Ho!

Is The U.S. Economy Turning Around?


CNN - "Senate approves health care reform bill"

What can Grayson do about campaign finance reform?

Obama launched more drone attacks than Bush?

Uganda’s Catholic Archbishop Opposes Anti-Homosexuality Bill

A Merry Christmas for Fannie and Freddie?

Girl, 10, suspended over peppermint oil

Are you fed up?

Merry Christmas: Some cards for your Christmas Eve.

Merry Christmas: Some cards for your Christmas Eve.

I didn't buy any Christmas presents this year.

Is it possible for a strong public option to come back as a standalone item

But I Heard Him Exclaim As He Drove Out Of Sight, MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL...

Tug grounds on same reef as Exxon Valdez tanker!

Where all my Jews at tonight?

My personal experience with the two different health cares in America

Annoying People of the Year

Ehhhgh! ...frickin' snowin'. Crazy repub relatives all over the joint. Stupid presents Bah-humbug!

White House Christmas

To hell with Byrd. Kennedy would have "evacuated" on this bill

What sets Paul Krugman apart from Nate Silver

Light it up!

Sen. Bernie Sanders Talks About Health Care

Happy Holidays to all the fine folks here at DU!


Happy Holidays!! And Remember: Health Insurance Company Profits =Our Misery.

Taliban orders its own Afghan surge

The Original Sin

“I Kissed A Girl” Singer Katy Perry Ridicules Transgender Community on Twitter

A look at taxes on corporate incomes as a percentage of GDP.

But you know If we can't do it with a smile on our face . . .

So this is Christmas.......

So this is Christmas.......

I bet the people would see the repeal of "Free Trade" as 'change'.

Federal 'Defense' Spending Exceeds All State Outlays Combined

Recovering Catholics - We Were Right - The Pope Is NOT Infallible!

Recovering Catholics - We Were Right - The Pope Is NOT Infallible!

Hungry Reindeer

Another Perv looking up somebody's Skirt

Passions over 'prosperity gospel': Was Jesus wealthy?

What is really twisted and sick to me .

Random thought: Santa Claus, innocence, and child development

U.S. promises unlimited financial assistance to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

U.S. promises unlimited financial assistance to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Seeing the forest through the cloud-new technology prototype to track deforestation

President Obama, if you confronted your 10 year old self today..

Christmas Every Day! (For Corporate Campaign Donors in 2009)

The "enemy of my enemy is my ally" strategy always ends in blowback

The gift of readying




Writer seeks to restore Bible's Jewish roots

Merry (Soggy) Christmas, DU !!!!

Help please. What is the website where you can find links that are no longer active?

A big step on health care

I am an Obama supporter and was there from the get go in Iowa..

Alcohol's Neolithic Origins: Brewing up a civilization.

In Iraq, Christians and Muslims have worshipped side by side for centuries

Broken promises follow Tennessee coal ash disaster

Right Wing Talk Show Host Said Mary Landrieu Should Be "Recalled" For Voting For Health Care Bill

Where I live

A Quiet but HUGE No Nukes Triumph


Toyota found to keep tight lid on potential safety problems

Those Daredevil Otters!

Please help me wrap one more Christmas present...

holiday wishes to all here at DU--and a big thank you to all who are posting such lovely

holiday wishes to all here at DU--and a big thank you to all who are posting such lovely

Sign the Petition: Investigate Rahm Emanuel

Is Going To A Movie Part Of Your Xmas Day Tradition?

Wonder How Long It'll Take DU'ers To Start An Impeach Obama Movement

May I suggest an amazing book for those of us who are unaware

Interesting article and photo - Iraq

Merry Fucking Christmas

Health Care: My personal declaration

"A Christmas Story" meets up with HCR - Mike Thompson's take

Netherlands Advances Plan to Tax Miles Driven

Merry Christmas

Enough of the sniping - it's Christmas!

Merry Christmas, everybody! I am enjoying a cup of organic fair trade

By Opposing the Health Care Reform bills, I'm (indirectly) helping to pass HCR. (U Heard Me Right)

More information about the Southwest VA post-office hostage-taker

You can never make a teabagger happy. Teabaggers skeptical of positive polls, it's a conspiracy!

Dear Santa: What Part of Illegal Don't You Understand?

Merry Christmas DU

Is anyone else having trouble navigating around

Toyota found to keep tight lid on potential safety problems

Insurers figuring out how to make HCR profitable

Santa Downed By Predator Drone

Cord tissue yields many, many stem cells

Cord tissue yields many, many stem cells

Went to see Avatar in IMAX 3D at 10:30AM

CSPAN Call: I'm so mad about health bill passing, I took my Xmas tree down!

Sun, moon causing tremors deep in fault

Sex offender accused of taking girl, 11

The one good thing about the health care bill and all the Republicans can think about is race.

The one good thing about the health care bill and all the Republicans can think about is race.

More are coming to Mass. than leaving it

How long will it take until Firedoglake is no longer considered part of the liberal blososphere?

Laura Flanders is hosted a discussion yesterday about Obama's first year

merry xmas: sketchy santas

Sometimes the People We are Trying to Help are Our Own Worst Enemies

Health reform subsidy calculator for those without employer coverage

Cancer claims life of author Chastain

Ten years of China's Most Favored Nation Status: Who still thinks it was a good idea?

Some questions about the healthcare bill & voting along partisan lines

Salvation Army major shot in front of children

Paul Krugman says this bill is a victory for Liberals. Dick Morris says it's a disaster.

Malaga Yun pasco and Frohliche Veinachten

Has anyone here stopped taking blood pressure medication due to poverty

How long will it take to go from worst recession ever to "Overheated economy"

Will the next election effect how you look at this situation?

NPR All Things Considered profiles racism in Italy

Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory on truTV

Is Barack Obama a DINO?

Do you really want a choice in the polling-booth?

DU Word o' the Day PYRRHIC

Salvation Army major shot dead in Arkansas on Christmas Eve

Is is worse when Republicans pass bad bills, or when Democrats pass bad bills?

Is is worse when Republicans pass bad bills, or when Democrats pass bad bills?

This is a wonderful Christmas

Pope knocked down by woman at Christmas Mass

War Is Over

Rahm Emanuel: Don’t Worry About the Left

Feliz Navidad.

Walgreens prescription plan question...

For 2010, little improvement seen in job market

"Government Is The Problem - Private Enterprise Is The Solution"

You're all fucking nuts and (collectively), I love you.

Modesto Cop Shoots Man Carrying Replica Gun

Was Cash for Clunkers another corporate gift?

WAR IS OVER. if you want it.

The Eighth Amendment and the Health Insurance Mandate

Why do people care if the Mandate provision is heard by the US Supreme Court?

Happy Holidays, DU

Good Analysis of Health Care Bills?

Did Mr. Zevon have a duty to ascertain whether or not the waitress was with the Russians?

Let's play pretend: Rahm Emanuel is gone.

Happy Holidays, Du'ers

This Place Is So Depressing Right Now

War Vet: I Served 40 Months in Iraq, After Which I Didn't Want to Go Back Home

New Republican Party Seals!

2007: "We're going to set up a public plan that all women can access if they don't have insurance"

Fuck christmas cat just died.

Some end of the year thoughts from an old man

Salvation Army Major Shot in Front of Children (Little Rock)

Salvation Army Major Shot in Front of Children (Little Rock)

I believe in Santa Claus.

The night that Christ was born...

The night that Christ was born...

Seventh Grave Discovered at Bronze Age Dig Site

Naomi Klein:NO LOGO. Incredibly great interview from WNYC on 10th Anniversary of her book.

Do you remember when you realized that Santa

Officials: Possible terror attack on Northwest jet

Happy Birthday, Mithras!

Threshold to Cleopatra's mausoleum discovered off Alexandria coast

Health Care Reform Subsidy Calculator - A MUST see.

You betch your sweet ass we'll fix it later!!!

If free health care is possible in other countries..

What if 30% of American men aged 18 to 30 never flirted with a woman or asked for her phone number?

Happy Holidays, DUers.

In thanks to DU/GD for our intelligent discussions of cannabis policy: NORML's Top 10 List for 2009

The castration of liberal populism & the Dem ownership of Mandatory Corporate Ins is a GOP wet dream

Having had nearly a year to unwrap the shiny new administration we gave ourselves last year...

Question: If we are required to contribute to the Medicare, how is the "mandate" unconstitutional?

JonBenet's father looking for leads in daughter's death 13 years later

Those looking to find enemies re: HCR, add Wendell Potter to your list, he wants the bill signed!

Do you think either the Iraq or Afghan occupations will end in your lifetime?

William Daley warns democrats not to become too liberal

William Daley warns democrats not to become too liberal

Christmas lunch at my parents retirement village. An observation.

HO HO HO some Christmas shopping sales data petition to AG Holder: Investigate Rahm Emanuel

who get's to decide what stays and what goes in reconciliation of the 2 HCR bills?

Why do I have to create a thread to get a positive recommendation?

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation

Another Christmas where we wage war in a season of peace

The same asthma medication that costs $212.00/month in the US

Senate Dems hidden tax. Fines for people with no insurance will be $750/yr max


How much longer before we start to see massive strikes, and civil disobedience?

Give me your favorite Christmas song while driving home on Christmas Eve?

The importance of Christmas family traditions...

Arne offers money to push districts to turn failing schools into charters, or have private managers.

You're all fucking nuts and I hate you.

XMAS-2009: PUBLIC OPTION "dead" only if *we the people* allow it to die!

Why we celebrate the winter solstice:

"The Creationist Museum" in Kentucky With Exhibits On Dinosaurs In The Garden of Eden - Not Joking

Effort Begun to End Voting for Judges (a really big deal)

Woman fatally knifes thug in subway attack, then flees on F train

My new "generic" doesn't work, I've been up all night, and Wellpoint won't pay for the real thing

Archaeological dig to reveal mystery Roman building in Chester

Obama campaign website: “Any American will have the opportunity to enroll in [a] new public plan.”

Whole Foods CEO to Give up Title of Chairman

Owning an automobile is a choice, and thus mandating auto insurance is good. Health care is a right

Is a federal mandate to purchase health insurance considered far left or far right?


Maybe Huey Long had the solution to capitalism run amok.

Concessions from a "This Ain't HCR" wingnut

Time to lose the un-rec feature?

Remember the 401-K?? and the investor class for the masses?

Vic Chesnutt Confirmed Dead From Apparent Suicide

Article One: Section 9 of the US Constitution

Kim Peek, the Real Rain Man, Has Died

Stop using the words "live in reality" to justify what Congress passes.

ok, I"m sick and tired of people here saying the far left and the far right are equal

ok, I"m sick and tired of people here saying the far left and the far right are equal

What's an appropriate response by men to the objectification of women in Hooters Restaurants?

When the middle class starts seeing extra money being withheld from their paychecks,

Let's face facts - Obama got in because the corporations WANTED him in

The stupidest items you've ever seen in a store?

Yea, I hate to see them work so hard.

Which is BETTER...a marvelous NIGHT for a Moondance, or a nice DAY for a White Wedding?

We Wish You A TMNT Christmas - Wrap Rap

Place your bets

The Bugs Bunny Show Theme (Deutschland Stil!)

G.I Joe vs. Major Matt Mason

This is the Bugs Bunny Show!

YouTube - Tom Petty, "Jammin' Me," Rockpalast, Hamburg 1999

so we get one present x-mas eve

Gobs Program?

A little music for tonight:

'talk talk' - 'life's what you make it' live in spain '86

listening to.."easter everywhere" vinyl by the 13th floor elevators

Tears for Fears - Shout (live)

Merry Christmas!!!!!

Santana, "Toussaint L'Overture," live @ Budokan 1973 (this version smokes like a M*TH*RF*CK*R).

And now ... what I know you've all been waiting for -

Carlos Santanaclaus

Talking Heads - This must be the place (Naive Melody) [live

happy holidays

so anyone else have a sidewinder 6 and how the hell

X-Mas Origins

I have to say that I hate Xmas and this whole time of year.

I've Been Thinking by Handsome Boy Modeling School

YouTube - Quicksilver Messenger Service, "Mona," from KQED's "Go Ride the Music" (1967)

Róisín Murphy - The Truth

Post your favorite song about a woman who wanted his body so much she ate his brain

Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra- Kiss The Sky

My cat, Ozzy Obama, is in the Christmas spirit.

Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles Live Them Changes

Astrud Gilberto - Light my fire

Shirley Bassey LIGHT MY FIRE

Please help me wrap one more Christmas present...

Merry Intoximas!!

Pablo Gilberto--Green Tinted Sixties Mind

Santa Dog - The Residents

To all my DU friends shivering in the snowy East Coast and Midwest.

Just wanted to drop in and say Merry Christmas to everyone here.

Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 - Going Out Of My Head

Do you suppose that after they got married

Holy Crap! NORAD is tracking Santa?

What a mixed bag Christmas can be.

I got an Obama 44th President collectible plate for Christmas

De Facto vs De Jure


In "Avatar," a human becomes a non-human.

Man admits killing wife with TV remote

This Amuses me

Talk Talk vs Simple MInds

Just a song...


Its the Super Emo Friends!!!!

It's Christmas morning (12:30 AM). All is calm, but...

Do you hear what I hear?

"Beethoven's 9th Symphony (Ode To Joy)"- Pete Seeger

tomorrow will be the first Christmas in 15 years where I wake up


Do you suppose that after they got married

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it. Happy Holidays to those who do not.

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it. Happy Holidays to those who do not.

Help me!


My method for feeling a bit better about life here in the US

If you were a transformer what would you turn into?


Bad lessons from Christmas movies...

This dude is a ninja with a tape measure.

HR Puffnstuff

I come, O, bearing tidings of comfort and joy,

Smart But Ugly vs Pretty/Handsome But Dumb

Anyone want to help keep me awake?

Christmas Laser Beam Cats

Anyone want to help keep me awake?

Sketchy Santas video

Q: Who is big and green and goes "Ho, ho, ho, BARF"?

C-3PO: Brilliant student of human behavior, or drama queen?

Speaking of Christmas movies - anybody else ever seen "The Bishop's Wife"

The Yule log is on WGN!

‘Unstable’ woman topless pope, but he's OK

Not a scene from "Just Shoot Me" - They're figure skating to the Lord's Prayer on the Today Show!1

Great premises in science fiction...

Trivia for A Christmas Story (1983)

YouTube - The Romantics - "What I Like About You"

Ah, Xmas morning after the Yule Log party - in a household with cats.

I and two of my kids just got our H1N1 shots plus 1 kid got a

I took a photo with my Nikon Coolpix 5600 with the flash last Christmas

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation question

Sleeping in 'til 10 on Christmas morning. Priceless.

A Christmas Special on BBC Blackadder's Christmas Carol....

Awesome Christmas morning at the RP house!

white xmas in Dallas

My daughter got footie pajama(s) for a gift.

Deck us all with Boston Charlie ...

Deck us all with Boston Charlie ...

Chant of a poor man

Were you on the Naughty or Nice list this year?

Here is great old radio version of the Christmas Carol from December 24, 1939.

ahhh...xmas some JB in the coffee

Fear of self-parody is not a hobgoblin of big minds.

Where the hell is the Christmas football??!!??

I like this guy.

Merry Christmas DU!

My new Art blog

Office Christmas Present

E-commerce questions...

Happy Holidays Everyone!

Well... the family Xmas starts in an hour.

Anyone else having a lousy xmas eve?

YouTube - Put on yer codpiece and dance to Cameo, "Word Up"

The cats are stoned.

That news story about the unstoppable topless pope has me on the edge of my seat

I've said it before and I'll say it again...

YouTube - Tommy Tutone, "867-5309 (Jenny)," live on "Fridays," 1983

Firefighters revive cat trapped in house fire

YouTube - The Rascals, "Groovin'," reunion @ Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary

For Xmas, shittier health care!

Dilbert sums up the holiday...

my favorite part of avatar ***SPOILER ALERT***

Happy 43rd Anniversary, Mom and Dad!

I'm turning fifteen in two days.

"This is why we can't have nice things"


The oldest thing in your refrigerator was bought during

for all the DUers' furbabies who have passed...

the kid got me *going rouge* hehe

the jesus rabbit magical cyclops brought me stuff and things for pagan cooptation rituals today!

who received a political gift this year?

Why does the the Emergency Alert System do its "required weekly tests" ten times a day, every day?

so this guy in a Palin 2012 tshirt jostled me in line at the flying J buffet downstate

Another Perv looking up somebody's Skirt

My 15 year old son opened his present. It is a netbook. Unbeknownst to me, I grabbed a pink one.


Why is Orrex constantly interrupting the lounge with complaints?

Okay- 4 of the 6 guests have left

family time blah blah..what did you score?

10 Signs Your Kids Don't Like Their Christmas Presents

Merry Christmas from Trombone Shorty! (and Aaron Sorkin)

RIP James Gurley (Big Brother and the Holding Company)

So what is everyone having for dinner today, we won't have our holiday meal until tomorrow night.

Do you have a favorite movie to watch on Christmas Eve?

Edwin Collins: Never Known a Girl Like You.

The Man Who Planted Trees

Is it bad to eat an egg a day?

I've been away... what happened to OMC?

What's the strangest gift you've received this year for the Holidays?

Can you explain the difference between "paypal" and "papal"? n/t

My first Christmas alone in 8 years; I'm fine with it so far

My niece got a WiiFit Plus for Xmas, we've been having a lot of fun with it!

George Bailey was an asshole, if you think about it

My Dad passed away yesterday.

James Cameron tells autograph seeker "I don't owe you a fucking signature"

My first Christmas in PA and I'm a bit homesick-"Christmas in Dixie"

DOD Announces Casualties 24-Dec-09

Oops! Reid votes 'no' on bill

CBO says estimated Medicare savings being double counted

Pro-democracy program in Cuba questioned after man detained

Concerned? Worried? Watch

Please help me wrap one more Christmas present...

Merry Christmas DU-P

Photos: An Obama Presidential Christmas, 2009

Eugene Robinson' terrific Christmas column

Christmas shopping lists, as rewritten by Obama, the GOP, corp Dems, Wall St. ,and Corporate America

What takes effect in 2010 thats is in the health care bill

Happy Christmas DU

So how well did kill the bill work last time? Sixteen wasted years.

Obama will ‘recharge’ on Hawaii vacation- Awesome coverage from Honolulu Advertiser (Including Pics)

Sept. 3, 2009: Pelosi: "A Bill Without a Strong Public Option Will Not Pass the House!"

Welcome back, Obama

Early Thoughts on how you'd vote if the 2012 presidential primary was contested

A Step Forward on Health Care Reform

If you were a Senator on Thurs. morning, would you have voted for the health care bill?

Krugman: "Progressives should congratulate themselves on a big win for them and for America"

We were told to shut up and sit down: There WILL be a public option in the final bill

"31 Million Reasons to Support This Bill"

Comparing the House and the Senate Health Care Proposals

Comparing the House and the Senate Health Care Proposals

Can the government order individuals to purchase life insurance from private corporations?

I have a question on the subsidy

Victory at What Cost?

Obama Stuck on salute to way for Air Force One?

One thing seems certain to me: The mandate is going to end up in the Supreme Court

Do u think Obama supports mandates becuz he knows they can be challenged in court?

The Left's Fatal Abstraction

A great article exploring the Republican "HCR Bill is unconstitutional" meme

Yeah, I know, I need my tinfoil hat. But, does anyone else seem to think

How to Push Obama

Not good news for the RW or anyone counting on mandates being unconstitutional

Sigh, I'll ask again; What could Obama do to legally FORCE Nelson or Lieberman to vote his way?

Obama Year One

Senate confirms L.A. attorney Dolly Gee...first Chinese-American woman on federal bench

Whole Foods CEO to give up title of chairman

Here's what to do: Pay the fine instead of the premiums until you find out

If we got rid of private insurance and mandated public insurance wouldn't that be a tax?

When so-called progressives advocate that Norquist is right

President Obama said that the Public Option was needed to keep insurance companies honest.

"Paul Krugman today urges progressives to 'congratulate themselves'"

This is not a Liberal America, This is not a Conservative America.....

Daily Kos Diary by a Doctor: What the Health Care Bill Means to Me

Many of us have HAD IT with Hamsher/Huffington and their naysaying.

I wonder what Ted Kennedy would be thinking today?

From Daily KoS, why Norquist should NEVER be the ally of any Democrat/Liberal/Progressive

Under the radar, Obama pushes for Patriot Act renewal

Pope attacked while holding midnight mass

A big step on health care

Sen. Bernie Sanders Talks About Health Care

Pope knocked down at Christmas Eve Mass

Pope knocked down at Christmas Eve Mass

Storm turns holiday travel dangerous in Midwest

Passenger Said to Set Off Firecracker on Detroit-Bound Plane

Woman fatally knifes thug in subway attack, then flees on F train

Woman fatally knifes thug in subway attack, then flees on F train

Free Health Care in Paraguay

Tidings of Comfort

New Taliban video shows captive US soldier

Christmas rains bring drought relief for Australian farmers (most rain in 9 years)

Fireworks set off aboard airliner

Vatican to review security after papal knock-down

Senate Bill Could Hurt Insurers At Least Initially

H-1B visas see slow demand but finally reach limit

Obamas thank military in Christmas message

Bin Laden daughter 'in Saudi embassy in Iran'

Madoff Was Not Attacked, Prison Says

Auschwitz sign stolen for Swedish Nazis

Illinois police protect atheist sign

For Xmas, Teabaggers Take Break, to Become Eggnoggers

Wendell Potter: Why I'm Not Joining the Call to "Kill the Bill"

Why the health care bill is the greatest social achievement of our time.

Fraud, false aid, false charity, false food aid -Ezili Dantň reviews Timothy T. Schwartz's book

Obama's "Defense" Spending Tops All 50 States Combined

"Twas The Night Before Christmas"

Ollie North: Christmas Present?

Cheney Advises the Pope to Torture His Attacker

The Family and Taiwan

Deficit & Debt: The Republican Legacy

Disorder on the Border: Saudi Arabia’s War Inside Yemen

Palin: I'm Not the Biggest Liar of the Year

How the Bankers Stole Christmas

What Happened To All Those GOP Ideas?

Tidings of Comfort

Tidings of Comfort (Krugman article)

"Deck Us All With Bankers' Folly" WEE Christmas Weekend December 25-27, 2009

Are you fed up?

Are you disappointed there was no single payer or public option? Sick of Blue Dogs?

Michele Bachmann: Welfare Queen

Hedge fund manager makes $2.5 billion betting on US bailout of Wall Street

Imperfection is a start

Sarah Palin: Pitiful, Sniveling, Coward Of The Year

World's Sole Military Superpower's 2 Million-Troop, $1 Trillion Wars

Joan Baez singing Tom Waits' The Day After Tomorrow

The Muppets & John Denver do "12 Days of Christmas"

MADtv Darlene McBride X-mas

Best Christmas Song EVER!!

Comedian Patton Owsalt takes on "Christmas Shoes"

The Spirit of Christmas

Merry Christmas Democratic Underground.

A wish for the holidays - Better Days

Merry Secularistmas everybody!

Mr. RashBone's Christmas Poem... Merry Christmas!

War is over if you want it

We Wish You A Reggae Christmas!

Soul Empowerment Solstice enlightenment and abundance

Winter Solstice 2009 - One For The Sun

Christmas Wishes From President Barack Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama

Greg Lake-I Believe In Father Christmas

Taliban tape of PFC Bowe Bergdahl - Part 1

A Message to World Leaders from Global Youth

Taliban tape of PFC Bowe Bergdahl - Part 2

The Conservative Position On Health Care Reform

Merry Christmas, America. From the Obamas.

Taliban tape of PFC Bowe Bergdahl - Part 3

Christmas Piano MashUp

Jona Lewie-Stop The Cavalry

Pope Benedict Pulled Down At Christmas Mass

TYT: How Pressure From The Left Helps Obama

The Three Wise Men Arguing

13 yr old Hindu girl speaks out against Anti-India forces at a VHP rally

"On The Edge," Max Keiser screams at Dylan Ratigan for Apologizing to Lobbyists

Noam Chomsky - America is not a Democracy

Senate Health Care Bill: Your Worst Nightmare

Happy Xmas (War is Over) - Melissa Etheridge

Oh come all ye tea baggers

Young Turks: Is Michele Bachmann a Welfare Queen?

TYT: Jane Hamsher Hits Rahm Emmanuel Over the Head!

Baucus shouts down Wicker on health care

Drumbeat: December 25, 2009

Blinding lasers, acid used in whaling clashes

EnergySolutions defends foreign nuclear waste plan

The rebirth of cold fusion

Merry Christmas to all my E/E friends


Merry Christmas Y'all!

Merry Christmas Forumites!

The JR Chess Report (Christmas Day): Grischuk and Galliamova Lead Superfinals in Moscow

Player of the Year: Ndamukong Suh, Husker

Free Health Care in Paraguay

Venezuelan discontent over power cuts

Netanyahu's bid to split Kadima is pure corruption

Happy day off.

Settlers slam government over shooting attack

Some recent bad guys that were on the wrong end of a shooting.

Dickens "A Christmas Carol" retold as "A Gun-Rights Christmas Carol"

Michael Vick aides told: hands off pensions


Christmas Candlelight Service

Have a Happy Christmas, peeps!

The January Contest theme is "Things On Robb's Desk"...

Merry Christmas!

Chimps use cleavers and anvils as tools to chop food (BBC)

North Magnetic Pole Moving East Due to Core Flux

Voyager Unveils the Mystery of the Interstellar Fluff from Hell

What would the Earth look like if it had a ring system like Saturn?

Alone on Christmas in LA and looking to volunteer. Any ideas?

Santa brought me a Nikon D90 this year.....Omg.

I got me a New Sig For Christmas and I'm excited about it!

Honolulu Advertiser's extensive coverage of the Obamas in Hawaii


Being critical of the HCR is one thing, but the constant trashing of the Democrats and President is

You might enjoy this video

Happy Holidays/ Late Solstice!..and piling onto other's karma/solstice threads...

President Obama is kind of special to me

Wow, just Wow, Wendell Potter.

Anyone else have RW family members/friends over tonight?

I think I'll spend more DU time here through the SOTU speech.

No vomiting and no nausea brought to you by big pharma.

Before leaving on my way to Parent's for Xmas Dinner......

Christmas Eve Message from President Obama & a "Thank you"

Recovering Catholics - We Were Right - The Pope Is NOT Infallible!

Virgin Mary sighting a glimpse of hope for Egypt Christians

Jesus in Islam

Pope knocked down at Christmas Eve Mass

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Leg of lamb is in the oven

Hey Pipoman, share your Christmas menu with us. Always makes