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Archives: August 25, 2003

Robert Fisk..from Iraq

In the Triangle of Terror

Four 9/11 Moms Battle Bush

What Should We Do Now...

Army foresees doubling up tours

"A Weapons Cache We'll Never See" by Scott Ritter NYTimes op/ed

Time to retire the Top 10 Conservative Idiots

Ron Paul: Trust Us, We're the Government

Black Out at the Times by Greg Palast

Japanese teens collect, trade Democratic presidential candidates

"Then we'll have another war" (we've been lied to!)

Underemployment: Truth vs. Myth

Controversial resident registry network starts full operations

Our "Cowboy" President Fails the Barbecue Test

The face of Afghanistan's resistance

The US left picking up the pieces

Greg Palast-Black-Out at the Times

A (sadly) average Joe

Bush may yet fall victim to the electors' revenge

And Al Franken thought HE had it bad.....................

"Bushwacked" by Uri Dowbenko

Salon: Lenny Bruce Died for Our Sins

It's time to fire Rumsfeld

Kerry Doomed?

Krugman: Dust and Deception (NYC stiffed by Repugs)

Saving face, losing a war

Bush uses crises to push preset agenda

USAToday Book Review:Excerpt from 'Lies' By Al Franken

George Monbiot (London Guardian): Beware the bluewash

pics/video...Poor People's March in DC on Saturday 08/23/03

A Grassroots-level Newspaper; please discuss any ideas.

email The Late Show, Daily Show... about whistle ass.

How about a good old fashion Texas BBQ for Labor Day!!!

I need help with a letter to the editor please.

The Foward ads heard on tonight's weekly worst of Hannity show

BBC launches public attack on Murdoch 'imperialism'

Smokin' Joe Conason on Crossfire today with Al Franken co-hosting

Hannraty's subtle propaganda

My letter to N.Y. Times, re: Tom Friedman

One reason why newspapers suck: Low pay

Chris Matthews proves once again, that he is a Republican coward

Who saw Crossfire?

Killing the myth of "liberal media"

PNAC Neo-Con Agenda and Evidence of 9/11 Pentagon Frame-Up

WEBMASTERS: DU, Commondream HL available in RDF

I Think D U Should Start A Video Game Thread. A Place To Go To Talk

Should I raise my kids in an organized religion?

Chrétien signs historic land deal

Gays Accused Of 'Hijacking' King Memorial

New Job Discrimination Study: Blacks Without Criminal Records Still Lose

Boy Meets Boy Contestant Tossed From Military

Slater Steel posts second-quarter loss

DUer cashes in part of IRA CD

banking with a good conscious

Dean just rang my bell!

Oligopoly Watch

10% Of Portugal's Forests Destroyed By Fire In 2003

Hundreds Of Corpses Lie Unclaimed In French Morgues

The Death Of China's Rivers - Chilling Asia Times Article

European Heatwave Kills 12,000

One dead in clashes in Indonesia's Papua - police

Anti-cancer drugs cut by Medicare (to fund tax cut via Medical Accounts)

Scientists discover how French stay slim

Resident Defends Home Against Fake Officers

Local TV Evening News, Buffalo NY

RKBA Crowd ENDORSED Nutcase Judge Moore

I got a great idea!

Um, where did my star go

How about a weekly "Backbone Award" or "Liberal Heroes" column?

My definition of a disrupter, what is the official DU definition?

so How much did DU make?

DU store

We have a Freeper spamming GD

Couple of bug reports

Serial GossipMonger Afoot

Posted a thread in GD about John Geoghan

Hey Admins, can my mom start an account using my email address?

How do you find the old message board?

Am I Doing Something Wrong?

U.S. rejects Israeli request to join visa waiver plan

ISM: No compromise in defense of bomb labs!

Israel to return bodies of two Hezbollah fighters Monday

Avnery on collapse of Hudna/Roadmap

Grant me martyrdom but not yet: Hamas leaders go underground

Israel Unveils Tip of Jewish Terror Iceberg, Embedded with Settlers

A Case for Hizbollah

MP Barghouthi again Refuses to Recognize Israel’s Jurisdiction

Israel may "assassinate" peace bid

Israel´s stealthy killers employ mixture of speed, skill and silence

Israel begins building barrier

France to Israel: No evidence Hamas, Islamic Jihad are ''terror groups'

A corruption of intelligence?

Post your Barbara Olson comments Here

Flight 11

New Vote for a Quote poll up at

Dean interview with Wolf Blitzer - transcript

Kerry to Fault Bush on Iraq, Veterans

When will they stock the shelves with Victory Cigarettes and Vodka?

Houston Chronicle: Candidates encroach on Bush

No re-redistricting in Illinois

N.O.W. to Announce Endorsement of Presidential Candidate for 2004 Race

In Dean, some backers see hope for Texas' ailing Democratic Party

Howard Dean Stops By Seattle On Whirlwind Tour

Beta Test: New Howard Dean Web Site

I stole this from the General Discussion board...

1,000 Attend Spokane Dean Rally

And they're off...

Kerry may tie his shoes!!!!

Kerry speaks to Veteran convention, followed by Rummy and Condi

Chat live with the Democratic candidates at

What kind of dirty tricks do you expect Chimpy & Co to pull?

I'm sorry but is not the end all be all of political campaigns

Moseley Braun at Equality Day Luncheon

Pre-emptive strikes: "Clinton's been off the job since

Good news in Nevada

Great Dean photo!

Dale Brown Reconsidering Run for Senate

Kucinich: U.N. Should Take Over Peace Keeping in Iraq

You know Kucinich keeps on amazing me :)

how many of you, like me, are waiting to contribute...

Edwards wants to require health analysis for EPA changes

Eric Alterman: Meeting Candidate KERRY

Bill Maher for president

Read former Georgia Senator Max Cleland's letter endorsing John Kerry here

Kucinich to meet with Canadian political leader

Grassroots campaigning and childish dreams

Kerry in tomorrow's NYTimes

Carol Moseley Braun may endorse Kerry!!!!!

What happens if Dean fails to raise $1 million by tomorrow night?

Kerry receives 'F' from NRA Dean gets 'A'

AWD campaign announcement!!!!

Sign The Petition To Change Dean's Mind On The Palestinian Occupation

Gibbons won't challenge Reid in Nevada

A Progressive Case for Dean? Not Yet, Kucinich Is Still Our Man

Hackers steal 13,000 Navy purchasing accounts

possibly another republican candidate for prez?

It's Official - Saddam Was Not An Imminent Threat

What I don't ..and DO...want to know about my president..

The Resurrection of Jane "Jingle Money" Swift:

WP: Defining Dean (On NAFTA, WTO and other issues)

Shi'ite vs Shi'ite ? Trouble ahead for US plans to unite Shiites ?

Did Bremer really say this?

The Gap Grows. Re-elect, 44%; No, 49% (New Poll)

which states allow recalls?

Question about campaign contributions

OK. Explain DU (depleted uranium) to me.

Heroes and politics

Cartoons--The this is my home state edition

Al Franken on Today show

How much is each of us in the US expected to pay for Bush's war?

Dean Losing Support on Left For His Stances on Its Issues

Middle East Timeline

WTF...Sending 28,000 IRAQI's for Police Hungary???

N.M Dems plan for Gen. Clark to participate in 9/4 Presidential Debate

More lies revealed-Iraqi Drones Not For WMD

Employment ad in Sunday's Bakersfield Californian POLITICAL FIELD WORKER

Who else has finished Al Franken's "Lies"?

UK may be subjected to "terror-alert" diversion tactics, too?

What you should know about the GOP who opposed Kosovo & Clark

the NEOCON's want to run Iraq's oil across Jordan to give it to Israel !

Out of power, DuPage GOP struggles

All you need to know about this immoral regime...

Any DUer's going to MN state fair?

SL Trib: Troops wounded in action not listed among casualties

The Foward ads heard on tonight's weekly worst of Hannity show

An interesting twist on Iraq and the UN bombing --

Imagine Clark as "diplomatic" as his supporters

Conservative unity adheres to lies.

Tell me about Wesley Clark

Texas tactics not right for Ohio GOP

How could you ever caption this? What a GREAT photo!

why do we have a "conservatism" room, but no "liberalism" room

QuickTimeVR 360° image of the crowd @ Dean rally in Seattle

Are you convinced that Iraq is better off without Saddam ?

Just found an interesting report to executives pdf file.. who is bna??

To the freepers who said, "Invade Iraq. I want cheap gas!"

My Province is burning

* Registered These Domains in 2000. We should grab them before he does!

Statewide election project delayed

Okay....Khadafi funded a movie from the Arab Perspective..Can you Watch?

Military people vs Bush and his war in Iraq.

Superintendent Who Blocked Gay Group Was Having Affair on School Property

What are our true goals and objectives? Do we really want to win?

Remember those terrifying, death-dealing Iraqii -> -> DRONES?

Buchanan Rips PNAC neoCONs a New One on WorldNetDaily

Pumping ENRON

BBV- Exposing the Belly of the Beast

George "Whistle-Ass" Bush

Poll: Mandatory childhood vaccination.


boycott Florida tourism

Freeper admits "Whistle Ass" has a ring to it & DU gets a mention too

Garrison Keillor visits Sacramento

anyone hearing the poll info on cspan re Clark/Dean/Kerry?

Does An Elected Representative

How serious is this gas shortage?

How we are disinformed.

Re-Defeat Bush in 2004---Great Mediawhores Headline

Al Fraken on CNN tonight: 8pm

Draft Wes Clark now on CSpan. This is wierd, will he run or not?

Wow, do conservatives have to "project" on every issue?

Progressive Review on Clark

Arnold's official website is still "coming soon."

This Board is a Panic.

The things that keep us here

Where We Stand, as a Nation, Today. (optimism re polls and Bush’s status)

Wow, look at the Yahoo Highest Rated Stories!

Threat of Iraqi drones was false

"This Week" being revamped – George Will is out, pretty much

Live on C-Span Zogby poll shows Clark starts fifth if he declares.

how is YOUR candidate on privacy issues? Caps 2?

Hummers, Pâté Get Activists' Goose....

C-SPAN Live coverage of the Founders Draft Wesley Clark

Reason why the 10 Commandments really DO belong in that courthouse

Orlando Sentinel cartoon calls bush "AWOL"--this is HUGE

‘Lies: And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them’ - Excerpt\Video\And Laughs !!!

Neil Young's "Greendale" takes on Enron & Chimpy!!

Sick of this Republican Bullshit Spin

But I'm a Cheerleader!

What Will Be The #1 Issue in 2004

Dollar Store Nation

Dont Forget Kids: Al Franken On Crossfire 4:30 EST!

So Dean supporters, are we going to hit a home run?

The Antichrist of North Carolina

"What's good for Business is good for America."

Who put all those bombs in the WTC?

What would it take for the "Great Society" to return?

My New Favorite Button...

Tweety Has Coulter on tonight - Hope Conanson is noting

Pat Buchanan in 2000

Anyone else wondering where the latest USA Today / Gallup poll is?

Dallas Morning News Thoughts on Jessica Lynch Movie

Sometimes the Repubs are so transparent you just have to laugh...

What Happened to the Niger Hoax?

Beat Bush to the PUNCH!

I've Got Ideas for Wesley Clark. Anyone Have His E-mail Address?

We're bombing again.

What You Need To Know About Wesley Clark

Dean supporters - check out Yahoo's top stories page!

Will Bush even bother to push the Pryor nomination anymore?

BBVers - does the name Nathaniel Clark ring a bell?

Interesting info on media coverage, war, Walter Pincus, WaPo, etc

OMFG - Fundamental insanity

Black Box Research Thread: Why the funny hop in Brit Williams' career

Howard Dean on Larry King tonght CNN 9 pm EDT

O.K. the cnn front page headline....what is the story with that?

America bless God - who said this at the March on Washington?

Just heard on MSNBC - Clark to be on Buchanan & Press - Monday 6PM

How do you overturn a court decision?

Democrats have to learn how to talk over Repukes

Clark on Buchanan and Press MSNBC 6pm

too funny - re: WMD from WorldTribune

What if Arnold ran as a Democrat? As an Independent?

"What we have here, really, is fascism - Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld...'

What did everyone think about Conason on Hardball..

New Job Discrimination Study: Blacks Without Criminal Records Still Lose

Faux v. Franken: Are We Missing It?

How Close Are George Soros and Wesley Clark?

Neil Bush's company makes F*

Leave no Christian child behind!

Ann Coulter makes death threats again...

Vote on Wolfies Poll

Ve Have Vays of Making You Talk!

Networks reporting heavily on Rumsfeld and Condi VFW speeches.

The Tomb Of My Murdered Friends (about the UN workers killed)

Cheney Stifled Energy Probe, GAO Investigators Say (surprised?)

A new low: Teamsters threaten to picket *dialysis patients*

Gen. Clark to appear on Buchanan & Press today

Carlson's snarky remarks about Wesley Clark and Dean

Why don't Powell/Bush*/Rumfilled ask Israel for troops in Iraq?

Class-size jeremiad

I was invited to a Howard Dean Tea Party

the solution to security in Iraq

Why Do We Love "Whistle Ass?"

Church Expects Clearance in Death

Reminder: Al Franken on CNN w/ Paula Zahn coming up NOW!

Petition drive seeks to teach lawmakers a school lesson

Aussies tell US no more troops for Bush's Iraq Oil Grab

Ed Asner Just Called the DLC "A Bunch of Republicans"

I'm so sick of the anti-Propoganda propoganda

Florida's Education Commissioner Horne in the news...

I thought we were past all of this "blame the communists" shit

Ok, who else got a Postage Due mailer from Joe Lieberman!

CTA says no to recall, yes to Bustamonte

FOOLS!!! I'm sick of whining, union bashing don't need SS out of my check.

Does the Democratic Party need to restructure..?


U.S. Military Building New Camp at Guantanamo

Iraqi Shi'ite Cleric Wounded, 3 Bodyguards Killed in Bomb Attack

12 Afghan soldiers die in Taliban attack

Blasts kill three in southern Russia

Red Cross to reduce staff in Iraq

No Pakistani Troops In Iraq if Arabs Do Not Agree

Spanish Government subsidizes the Foundation of the Dictator Franco.

Soldier death fury (Army Corporal Killed on patrol in a civilian Rover)

Shiites march after bomb attack

Baptism in the Tigris for U.S. Christian soldiers...

US soldier drowns, another killed by gunshot in Iraq

Delayed Troop Movement

Red Cross cuts Iraq operations

Dozens killed in Bombay blasts

On the road for Dean; WA State chairman Berendt gives his endorsement

CNN right now--Bustamante leads Arrnuld 35 to 22 percent!

Stevens says Iraq administrator needs more money, sooner

Former UN chief: bomb was payback for collusion with US

Rajoub in line for new security post (Arafat undercuts Abbas)

US forces attack ITC office in Kirkuk

Kerry Criticizes Bush on Iraq, Treatment of U.S. Veterans

Red Flag On Flame Retardants

Hockey stars accused of rape

Plan to End City (NYC) Primaries Moves Ahead

on edit: Dupe - In Dean, some backers see hope for Texas' ailing...

Peace May Cost More Lives Than Iraq War

Mayor on EPA: Don't Blame Prez (NYC's Bloomberg)

NYT: 3 Senators Say Iraq Needs More U.S. Troops and Money

In Dean, some backers see hope for Texas' ailing Democratic Party

Officials say intelligence, not more troops, needed

Giant Defense Contractor To Offer Partner Benefits

Iraq politics shaped by Shi'ite intrigue

Close encounter, by celestial standards

Florida Senators Criticize Postwar Iraq Policy


Bush aide prods Israel, press ahead with 'road map'

US bombs southeast Afghanistan

Cadence says jobs to move overseas

“It’s the economy, stupid”

Army foresees doubling up tours

Chile: President Lagos questions IMF policies

Iran and Turkey Slam US-led Coalition Over Instability

Peru Signs Trade Accord With South America's Mercosur

Free trade's victims turning against Bush, GOP

"Baghdad blast - A lesson for U.S."

New U.N. Plan for Iraq Meets Resistance

46 Dead In India

Germany says no troops to Iraq, security is coalition's job

Al Qaeda Web Site (Message Board) Claims U.N. Bombing in Baghdad

Rudy Pumped to Stump (for Schwarzenegger)

Big Shiite (peaceful) demonstration ...U.S. death toll stands at 276

Deutsch attacks rival Penelas,Dade mayor called liar, friend to the GOP

US limits Cuban diplomats' power to buy, sell cars

Autistic boy dies at faith healing service

US prepared to send more troops to Iraq if commanders ask for them: Rumsfe

Scouting donations bypass United Way (gay) ban

Al Qaeda Web Site Claims U.N. Bombing in Baghdad

8 firefighters from Oregon killed in wreck near Vale

Internet Trade Secrets Outweigh Free Speech(DVD copy code post)

Big Shiite demonstration outside coalition headquarters, U.S. death toll s

Bustamante's run excites Latinos

Blair Faces Interrogation Over Iraq Expert's Death

Abercrombie & Fitch Claims 22 Ownership

Suit Filed in Alabama Commandments Fight Back

Notes from Iraq: Soldier morale dips, while fears increase (MUST READ!)

US May Drop Bid for New UN Resolution

I'm no particular fan of "Ah-nuld", but some of the things people say

Democrat Dean seeks to challenge Bush on Iraq

Activists Find Home Near Bush* Ranch

Dean Draws Overflow Crowd in Washington

Iraq Peace May Cost More Lives Than War

Never trust the US: Pro-US Afghan commanders land at Guantanamo

US attacked over UN resolution (BBC)

Iraq: Turkish Troops Not Welcome

Japan Bars N. Korean Ship From Leaving

U.S. Gas Prices Make Record Jump

Pipeline as "a serious blow to Turkish-Israeli relations."

Gul: It is Impossible to Accept What Has Happened in Kerkuk

AP: Officials, Hummer owners rally at vandalized dealership

South American leaders move to expose past dictators' misdeeds

Australia will not send more troops to Iraq, PM says

US Urges Patience on Iraq, Shi'ites Angry Over Bomb

Liberia's Blah Urges Peacekeepers to Halt Killings

Dean says Bush is asleep on job

Party Favor - Howard Dean rallies the faithful in Virginia.

WP: GAO Cites Corporate Shaping of Energy Plan

Smudge Reporting: Fox News drops lawsuit against Al Franken

U.S. checking possibility of pumping oil from northern Iraq to Haifa, via

Candidates encroach on Bush Democratic hopefuls boldly hit Texas to stump

Not Up to Code? Embellishing the Flag, Then the Web Site

Classroom's Costly Lessons Cuts Force Teachers to Forage for Supplies

S.Korean Navy Fires Shots After N.Korean Incursion

Arnold Trails, GOP Rivals Refuse to Quit

"State Seeks Its Fair Share" (California getting screwed)

Fox drops lawsuit over Franken book

Interest rate rises to take heat out of house sales

Cheney Stifled Energy Probe, GAO Investigators Say

CBS: Aid Agencies Retreat From Iraq

WP: Patience on Iraq Policies Urged

U.S. May Drop Bid for New U.N. Resolution

WP: U.S. Postwar Deaths Now Equal Iraq War Fatalities

U.S. Opposes Resolution on Protecting U.N. Staff and Humanitarian Workers

Bush 'Compassion' Agenda: An '04 Liability?

Boy (with autism)'s death at church ruled a homicide

Absent (Texas) Dems want assurances of no arrests

NYT: Top US Expert on North Korea Steps Down...

Schwarzenegger Jabs at Bustamante, Invokes Reagan

U.S. facing $500-billion record deficit - by conservative estimate

Study says Texas passes up millions for children's insurance

Dalai Lama welcome, but...

GOP Renews Hope for Alaska Oil Drilling

CNN: Bush says he's 'not a gadget guy'

Six dead as bombs hit Bombay

Ten Commandments monument may be removed early this week

And the nominations for the 2003 Asshole Hall of Shame go to

The winner of the "Guess how high we can go" contest is...

Sob!!! Yes it's a baby starting kindergarten post.

Anyone seen the new Italian Job movie?

Screw Safari! I'm back on Internet Explorer!

Describe your workplace

When do you consider summer over?

Gentlemen of Du...what knot do you tie your tie with?

Attention: Texas DUers and all other interested parties.

So what have you been listening to lately?

What Animal are you?

Ok, here I go, first post on DU ...

Please, stop me from going to IKEA.

If science made it possible to choose penis size, would you?

Hey everyone, a big thank you from my mom

Interested in Louisiana's wetlands loss problems?? Some stuff I wrote

What bugs bug you the most?

I'm five posts shy of 1000--ask me five things!

Help!! My kid has 2 fundie teachers !

music downloaders.. question.

What musical genre do you absolutely hate...

I am SOOO proud of DU'ers---y'all are SO sympathetic :)

Which bugs you more, the pro-clock or the anti-clock propaganda?

How Was The World Created?

Pittsburgh Gathering, Sept 13th

46 and 2

Favorite UK Slang/Cuss words

Gay Myths (seeking help from my queer brothers and sisters)

Favorite singer-songwriter ever

This one is for the queers

Separated At Birth?? YOU Decide...............