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Archives: December 25, 2003

What a Tangled Web the Neocons Weave

Eric Alterman: Washington Goes to War (with Howard Dean)

Patriot II's Deadly New Definition Of 'Terrorists'

Controversy Over Gibson Film Puts Spotlight on Conserv. Catholic Movement

Neo-cons perpetuate foreign policy errors of cold warriors

George Bush Man of the Decade (a Richard Reeves op-ed supporting Dean)

The Dense Web of Al Qaeda (Wash. Post)

France confuses head-scarf issue

George Bush: Man of the Decade

Endemic film racism: "sweet home Alabama"

X-mas with a Conservative Democrat.......

Coral reveals ancient origins of human genes

Saturn Rings in the New Year

2004 Economic maybes....

UK plan to pressure Syria on weapons

Egypt Islamists' sentencing put off

Iraq Christians fear Muslim extremism

Al-Qaeda targets Gaddafi

Santa Accidentally Shoots Rudolph After Mistaking Him for Intruder!

This remark seems a little too much.

I am appalled

Question about Activists targeting DU.....

I visited my Inbox today and just noticed

I know it is Christmas but if there is any mod on duty

How about a DU "Poster/Moderator of the Year"?

Is an AP article posted on FAUX NEWS considered. . .

Merry Christmas, elad, EarlG and Skinner

Only a few months of grace remain

Sharon to bring his plan to Likud vote

After you, Albion

Majority backs PM's unilateral disengagement plan

MKs pass first readings of bills to break up Religious Ministry

Sharon's climactic battle

IDF kills Islamic Jihad man near Gaza Strip settlement

Rafah Counts the Dead

O Little Town of Bethlehem!

IDF Gaza commander: Talk of pullout encourages terrorists

Palestinian killed in Nablus blast

Palestinian killed in Nablus blast

5 Palestinians killed in Gaza strike

Breaking News: At least 2 killed in bombing near Tel Aviv

Karkur bombing architect sentenced to 14 life terms

PA wants media outlets to pay to cover Bethlehem Christmas

Sharon, FM meeting to discuss resumption of Syria track

Iran renames street after Muhammad Dura

Arafat's succession battle looming

Israeli fence criticised at Christmas mass

Ahhhh! Israeli Media Discovers that the Bushes Financed the Holocaust!

Surgeon Blinded by Bomb After Healing Militants

A barbed wire Jerusalem

Maher attackers banned from Mount

Powell: Syria still doesn't get it

PFLP claims attack; IDF clamps full closure on territories

Mother of 7 indicted for aiding suicide bombing

PINC Report: 3,835 Palestinians Killed

Israeli Bus Blown Up After Soldiers Kill Militant

Five dead, including Islamic Jihad militant, in helicopter attack

Three Israelis killed in suicide bombing east of Tel Aviv

Palestinian kids collect terrorist cards

Kucinich Releasing World Peace Initiative

Dean's secret weapon vs. Bush: the New MILLENNIAL GENERATION!

A Song With A Wish For Peace On Earth

Its a good time for Vegimites..

Help requested: Iraq War Dead Names

won't be home for Christmas -- faces of the fallen

The Most Controversial Story You’ve Never Heard

Thanks for the Mad Cow disease president Reagan and daddy Bush

a holiday message of gratitude

Free Speech Zone - By James Bovard

7/29/03- "one other infected animal has resided within North America..."

BeliefNet... Not believeable?

Michael Novak

Is anyone watching the CNN special on the Pope?

Are they still using the Lie Factory (OSP) in identifying threats?

As a show of confidence in our beef industry shouldn't Bush, Veneman, &...

Newsweek article on Jon Stewart - He's on the cover page

BOO! er.. MOO! or VOUS? or shoo?

What's this about a "missle" hitting US green zone?

Democrats vote for Bush??? Ya right..

Dean's Secret Weapon vs. Bush: The New MILLENNIAL GENERATION!

How do we fix "Bush Democrats"?

Some Positive waves for " Beagle "

Pop-up Bush ad(UGH!!) "Patients action network"

Dean, Bush or Lieberman the "Jesus candidate"?

Help: Memorial request

The War in Iraq is unwinnable..

Dennis Kucinich: the Kuro5hin interview (moved)

Letterman, Carlson, WWE make bush Iraq visit look cowardly

A good tale at Christmas. For once. :)

So will BushCo tell the Pope to shove it?

"Ya know, Clinton's administration,"

So I assume this mad-cow scare will be blamed on Clinton right?

What's your take on love of a country?

Why haven't Blair or Aznar put GB/Spain on High Alert for Terror Attack?

My GOTV results..

Question for any DU Legal Eagles!

Anyone see Tucker Carlson eat crow the other day?(anyone got the video?)

Mad Cow in US confirmed, so media coverage dies down

The world's been hotter -- but not by much

Move On Voter Fund for anti-Bush tv ads almost at $7 million.

Remember Bush said the Iraqi war would solve the Israeli-Palestinian issue

I've Found A List, Checking It Twice

Democrats "lie", but Bush* "goofs"? Lordy, thanks, CNN.

2nd search for Beagle2 unsuccessful

Wasn't * supposed to visit the troops for Christmas?

"I guess you could say I rule the world." - Barbara Bush

Feds Believe Some on Canceled Flight Intended to Attack Las Vegas

Merry Christmas DU!

More "goofs" about the Iraq war....doing the media's work for them.

Giving The Gift Of Bush

MSNBC Poll: Saddam's Capture Make You More Likely to Vote...

Michael Novak

White Terror

Fox News: "Is there a war on Christianity? All next week."

A question at Christmastime......

Rush Limbaugh Case a Real Waste of Time

Santa Clause Just another conservitive/capitolist lie..

The Religious Right..Threat to America's Freedom

ShopNBC ruins "It's a Wonderful LIfe" with Poppy Bush narrating...

This why alot of people don't like PETA

Just watched "Uncovered", our son converted. Ordered DVDs .

Democrats are stupid, Republicans are greedy

BBV and some thoughts from dinner last night

How does a cow catch BSE (mad cow)?

Diminishing returns at wal-mart ....

Should religion play a role in politics?

Metro Weekly: Exposing the Ex-Gay Myth

Need your help..Bush's top ten scandals in 2003??

Religion On Display In National Parks

Unmasking fear: The most important story we need to get written

How many Americans have ever actually read "The Communist Manifesto"?

scariest hoax yet - hoax or not, this needs dissemination

Do our candidates read these Forums?

In a Bible centered Theocracy

Hey Bev Harris - You made the Delaware News Journal News!!!!

Dick Cheney's Christmas card

How many plan on going to the Iowa Caucus?

A lexicographical Xmas gift: Define "Republican"

Shhh...US Army War College/CIA Intel: Iran Gassed Kurds, Not Iraq

Bush has stonewalled a committee of his own choosing.....

Scientists Closely Monitoring Yellowstone . . .

WP: Iraq Hotel Struck Twice by Rebel Rockets (new info)

Drowned Soldier Found After Two Weeks

Baghdad rocked by attacks on Christmas morning

Between rockets, Iraqi Christians praise Christ

Terror Concerns Trigger Security Talks

Beagle2 : Scientists Await First Call From Beagle

U.S. Mum on Talks to Explore U.N. Role in Iraq

Pakistani President Survives Second Assassination Attempt

Rebels Attack U.S. Base, Hotel in Baghdad . . . second time in 24 hours


4 G.I.'s and 6 Iraqi Civilians Are Killed in Bomb Attacks

5 Palestinians killed in Gaza strike

U.S. Soldier Killed in Baghdad Bomb Blast

Three Israelis killed in suicide bombing east of Tel Aviv

Dozens killed in plane crash off Benin

Atlanta man killed in road rage incident on Gulf Coast highway

BREAKING CNN: second assasination attempt on Musharraf

Price of men's freedom paid in full

Va. May Raise U.S.'s Lowest Cigarette Tax

Florida's Gov. Bush Dedicates Nation's First Faith-Based Prison

Disaster Teams Ready to Respond to Terrorist Strike

More Earthquakes Rattle Paso Robles Area

Ukraine to compensate victims of downed jet

Gas Well Accident in China Kills 191

More mortar atacks according to CNN

Intelligence cites NJ chemical plants as possible targets

Pakistan President to Quit as Army Chief

Centre of Baghdad hit by blasts (25 December, 2003, 21:49 GMT)

France terror hunt reveals little

Two years after the fall, here come the Enron trials

Lieberman Serves Meals to Homeless

Guerrillas Pound Baghdad, Wound 8 U.S. Troops at Camp

Pilot gets jail time in hijack stunt

Rumsfeld backed Saddam even after chemical attacks

France releases men from canceled U.S.-bound flights

Small town beefs up terror patrol (more bush* failures)

Seeking a new emphasis, Dean touts his Christianity

Las Vegas target of grounded plane

World borders closing to U.S. beef - - - ( update - now 11 and counting)

Contractors' Risks, Costs High in Iraq

Vegetarian Virgin Mary ad riles Boston church

Rare disease killed Tri-City man (Creutzfeldt-Jakob (Mad Cow))

Bush Advisors, with Eye on Dean, Formulate ’04 Plans

U.K. Lab Confirms Mad Cow Case in U.S.

Just ODed on Christmas Carols.

Since I won't be here tomorrow, have a Merry Christmas

an all new south park christmas!

Have a good Holiday cheer!

Merry Christmas Central Time and Happy Holidays to all!!

I'll Write a Song For You

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a Good Night!

MXC - Most Extreme Elimination Challenge!

Right-wing Family Christmas Hell!

What movie are you watching now?

I did it for the toys!

He's gone.............

007 Days of Christmas on Spike TV....

Those lame-ass repukes think Santa's one of them I bet

What should Santa take G.W. Bush? I'm ready to hit the Eastern Seaboard

Okay, so like, good day, eh?

Happy Christmas, Yule, Kwanza, Festivus, Solstice, etc.

if you like/love jazz . . .

Worst rock albums you hate yourself for loving?

Wanna see my Christmas Eve pajamas?

February 10, 1976... Christmas..

Into the Mystic........

Well, Santa is saying goodnight!

I gota answer the door..Its Santa..

I'm having a LOT of fun here!

know anyone who's got their kids the talking Anthrax doll for Xmas?

Lyrics for the late night - Shenandoah

Going Down the Road Feeeling Bad

"Bluegrass Breakdown"

Santa's Evil Twins

I just realized I passed 3000 posts 16 post ago.

Up a Lazy River............

Big River

Twenty3's Richter Scale

Big River.......Grateful Dead or Johnny Cash?

Stupid question: Who was that red headed Irish girl on Hercules that

24 hours of "a Christmas story"


POLL: Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Mother Maybell Carter or Allman Bros?

In honor of all the Grateful Dead references I've seen this AM


Okay, Some assembly required... which is worse?

My wife hates me...............

Not going to change

Christmas is...

*@##$%!!! I've had it! All you people who don't support Dean...

The first Christmas

Happy Annual Gift Day!

PS2 do you erase the memory card?

Cats are smarter than dogs, here's the proof...

Good (Thursday) Morning DU!

Poll: What kind of Christmas cards did you receive the most of?

A few too many Christmas eve brews.......

ha ha ha.. Doonesbury

know anyone who got their kids the talking Anthrax doll for Xmas

My kitten is fighting me over Mrs. Venation's stocking.

I was disappointed Jessica Alba wasn't under my tree this morning....

Human Resources Memo -Try Saying

What stupid thing(s) has your cat/dog/various pets have done?

Dear friend lost her baby yesterday

Redneck Truck Surfing LOL

A question for students of Islam

Ever sit up after everyone is all asleep, all the shit wrapped and

Do You Save Boxes And Bows?

Happy holidays to all DUers

It's 12:30 p.m. and I just woke up

If you could fight one conservative, who would it be?

I'm off to see the freeper

"Mary and Joe, Chicago style": A tribute to Mike Royko

How often do you see someone say something and WANT to reply...

The same old holiday movies

Good LORD! There are 61 people in my Granny's house already!

Why do I keep waking up at 4:00am?

stupid computer defrag question on Christmas day!

My Favorite Christmas Movie: L. A. Confidential.

I Caught Santa Listening To Skinny Puppy

Cocaine Blues

Just saw David Frye doing his "Nixon" on PBS.

The f***ing spammers don't even take Christmas Day off!

If you could fight one historical figure who would it be?

I'll be doing a college-radio fill-in today from 3:00-5:00 Eastern Time

Game's on. Christmas Over. Thank Gawd.

He Can't do That

HTML help please. How do I make the font size bigger for a message?

I got "Bushwacked" & "The Great Unraveling" for X-mas. Ask me anything!

Must watch British satire on Iraq, Bush, Blair and more Funny stuff!

Advice sought (not a major problem)

Holiday Thread most likely to get locked

My 15yo gave me Led Zep boxed set...

My 1st Lounge Thread: So who's in love?

HO, HO, HO ...

"I'll have a Blue Christmas without you

Christmas Day pop-up ad ... Medical Liability Reform

Share gifts for Maveric here

I got a flat screen monitor and OS x 10.3 for Xmas.Dont ask me anything...

How long before Bush proposes faith-based cow testing?

Click! to feed animals, preserve land, etc...

The Christmas morning by yourself thread......

lyrics to a song

White Supremacist on Message Board supporting Bush

I just got invited to a New Year's Eve party! WOO-HOO!

Santa Claus Captured by Coalition Forces

William Shatner to release new album (honest!)


Suggestion for those who occasionally lurk at wingnut sites

my 150th post is coming, ask me something!

Mele Kalikimaka Hauoli Makahiki Hou To Everyone From Kaneohe Bay

Well, HEyHEY got a Mandolin

How to ruin "It's A Wonderful Life"

Daily Show's "PABAAH"/Ed Asner piece available to watch online

Hey! My Mom got me a autographed copy of Ralph Nader's book

What are the politics of Adult Swim?

Which one of my new movies should I watch

I miss the snow, but instead, I got...

why liberals hate the holidays, written by some freeper

Question for scholars of Christianity

I Got A Hummer H2 For Christmas.


`Naked Elves' Spreading Holiday Cheer

Thanks DU for the spell check! I needed that!

Who is going to get out there now that Christmas is almost over ?

Happy Holidays DU!

World Idol...

I got your frickin x-mass cheer right here!

Can someone explain the chorus of "Carolina in my Mind" by James Taylor?

Is it hypocritical for an athiest to celebrate Christmas?

Nice people, one and all, BUT

Xmas treat for me on Cinemax - "The Killing Fields

Thank you Skinner.

new Savage Weiner advertiser Radio Spirits

I dug a snow cave!

What is with all this horsepower and speed everywhere?

Christmas flame war!

Now I know why they don't make them that way anymore...

What's the best place to download music?

My family people are not emailing me

How Is Your Christmas Going DUers.

requirements for being a freeper

an H2 dies on a trail

"I wish God were alive to see this"

Jesus As Philosopher.

It has been Happy Al Franken day at my house today

Stouts & Hefeweisse for Christmas!

I wanna have some nutcase rigthwingers tell me what's what!

Merry ChristmAss

Question about A Christmas Story

James Joyce quote (for Siobhan Clancy)

I rented "A Very British Coup" the other day. It was GREAT!

Bwahahahaha (Christmas Eeeeeeeeevil)

Xmas Movie Chain Fun (yeah, I don't have a life)

She said, "YES!!!" (GregW is now engaged!)

Do you wash your towels every time you take a shower?

The best hot shit rockand rock roll and roll band of all of time

Top this turkey - received 100% "best ever" rating.

Help me out here..

new Savage Weiner advertisers Onstar

Did everyone in here get what they wanted today?

Best Abe Lincoln Bio?

Breaking news: Air Force Denies UFO Crash Report

WHAT is the point of OVALTINE?????

"The humans returned, and there was much rejoicing!"

I know giving is the best part of Christmas

Son tells stunned parents he's not the person they just buried

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to everyone!

How can I get my sisters to turn off "Bring it on" without a fight?

Has anyone got or get a Lexmark x75 printer/scanner?

Jack's first Christmas

According to the movie 'The Hours,' all women are lesbians, suicidal,

Phoenix area DUers: Sunday gathering

Is it possible that I've been THIS good????

The cat just brought us the rear end of a mouse for Christmas

Any Kevin Ayers fans out there?

Giving The Gift Of Bush

Which of these perfectly innocuous words and phrases sounds the dirtiest?

How many plan on going to the Iowa Caucus?


We have an inch of snow on the ground here in California

What is the worst piece of crap product you ever purchased or used?

I made a horrible mistake with the new kitten...

A day in the life of W: a short, one-act play, part two

I got the worst possible "present" this morning

Worst Beatles Album

DU cannabis consumers check-in here

Who here remembers....EDDIE AND THE CRUISERS?

Who is your very best friend of all time and why?

Monica Lewinsky Blasts Dean Over Clinton/DLC Remarks.

Merry Christmas for the female ( and others ) Clark supporters

Merry Christmas

Halliburton serving rotten food and war profiteering- spread the link

Lessig's glowing review of Edwards's book, Four Trials:

Kucinich, Braun miss Delaware filing deadline.... (?)

Bush New Years Resolution # 8-From Edwards For President

The middle voter

Howard's Road

C-span just refused my call after screening

Straight talk: Can Dean defeat Bush?

The South shouldn't base their votes on guns, god, and gays, right, Dean?

NY Times: Dean, Under Attack, Revives Feisty Style

Monica Lewinsky Blasts Dean Over Clinton/DLC Remarks.

Edwards complains about focus by media and his rivals on Dean

Reverend: Don't Pimp My Church (Dean?)

MAXIM magazine (with S.F. mayor Willie Brown) on the Democratic candidates

The Clark fundraising drive has surpassed the $500K mark

"Black Commentator" calls BS on Clark, Rangel

A question to the Clark supporters attacking Dean over his faith...

How dare Dean express his admiration of Jesus!

If Dean were Muslim, would you care if he "discussed his faith"?

Hyoptetical: Cynthia McKinney runs for President as a Green

When will the Democratic nomination be effectively decided?

My Christmas wishes - something I wrote, for all of us...

Seeking a new emphasis, Dean touts his Christianity

Re: McGovern

I heard it on BBC News Hour this AM (radio)--the 2004 election...

what does clark offer that bush does not?

Out of the Mainstream? Hardly by Howard Dean

Merry Flame wars! Favorite Candidate Flame war

Clark supporters only

Nader is not running on the Green ticket, will anounce plans in January

Two-fold question to non-Dean supporters

Dean, Bush or Lieberman the "Jesus candidate"?

Where has Dean expressed his love for Jesus?

Dean: "When Im pushed, I tend to push back"

"Black Commentator" exposes Clark and Rangel

Season's Greetings from Dennis

The Flip-flop's on the other foot, Dr. Dean

Could it be this religion thing about Dean is fueled by a Dem campaign?

Lieberman, republicans attack Dean for saying the world is not safer.

Did Dean leave the Episcopalians over a bike path?

We must support all of the Democratic antiwar candidates!

Is Anybody Else Sick of the Political Purists?

How many plan on going to the Iowa Caucus?

Dennis Kucinich: the Kuro5hin interview

Season's Greetings from John Kerry & Teresa Heinz Kerry

Dean's Secret Weapon vs. Bush: The New MILLENNIAL GENERATION!

Is John Kerry nearing the end of the road?

Why Dean instead of Kucinich?

Krugman.."we're talking about war, peace and the future of U.S. democracy

WSJ: Kerry looks to Iowa as a Swing State

Dean bravely takes on the right wing

Lieberman gets perfect score from the ACLU...

Pastor rips candidates who ‘pimp’ black church

Howard Dean supporters give John Kerry flip-flops as Christmas gift

Howard Dean's Religion Problem (The New Republic)

Dean Media Propaganda revolves around prolific use of the word "liberal"

Clark Among First Guests on "Tavis Smiley" Talk Show

The Elusive Goal of Intellectual Diversity

How may reposts of an article constitutes spamming?

Israel seeks to avoid Middle East disarmament fest

Christmas, 1914

Pro-Bush pop-ups on DU???

CBC Deadline Iraq documentary - anyone record it?

Scandal-Scarred Vote Chief Replaced

Keep Terror Alive! Babs and Poppy milk 9-11 for Smirko...

Prosecutor is added to (Plame) leaks probe

Blue Christmas.... enjoy

Let's make our own Christmas song

Whee! I'm wearing my new Rock'em Sock'em Robot jammie-pants!

Testing, please ignore

My daughter gave me Dumbya Bush for Xmas....

anyone here know anything about the Bratz dolls?

In light of the recent Beef Industry bad news...

help w/ protecting photos on a web site

Who here remembers....ASSES OF FIRE?

NHL Fans! how about another Red Wings/Flyers Stanley Cup?

Who here remembers....STREETS OF FIRE?

Hey, I got a 6 foot tall inflatable yard Packer this year!!!! You know,

The Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde

After Clark loses the nomination, if he runs as an independant...

IF Clark loses the nomination, and runs as an independant...

A good strategy for our nominee on issues: I'm to the right of Nixon

I don't know about the rest of you but I am sick and tired

I used to like Clark, but not so much anymore...