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Archives: December 10, 2005

Ellen Goodman on the so called war on Christmas

St. Petersburg Times: A shabby way to treat gay soldiers

"Oy to the world", Joel Stein, LA Times- funny, pointed take on the hoopla

Carlson: Alaska bridges dead? Think again

Biopiracy and GMOs: Fate of Iraq's Agriculture

Lease: Big oil forgets, big time

San Diego Union Tribune: Sen. Clinton is new villain of the angry left

Haaretz-Dialog Poll / Likud, Labor, Shinui voters back Sharon

$50 Million Reward Offered for Information Proving 9/11 Conspiracy

Ok, I watched Loose Change

Documents, Ammunition: Diebold stockholder suit

Move On delivers petition to LAT CEO needs more signatures

WTF! Cities of Elk Grove & Lincoln employing an abramoff crony?

Law suit filed over GOP Ek candidacy

a question about an infuriating problem

Attention 18th district residents - Ney protests, Wed. 12/14, Thur. 12/15

Tooting my own horn: I got mentioned in the BlogBox

Dallas keeps middle school w/ NO HEAT open...

Dimson SOTU, edited for truth...old, but hasn't been around for awhile.

Rove upset at media, NBC to cover *'s day all day Monday

Parents Protest 'Huggy' Teacher's Release From Jail (story update)

Military ethicist takes own life in Iraq

Information Operations: marketing war

So Hardball

My exlover and I took in a gay teen

ACLU:Protesters placed in FBI terrorism files ("domestic terrorism")

Memo from God: What is it about 'Thou Shalt Not Kill' that you don't

Would this be a fair product to offer businesses being threatened by AFA?

The GOP: God's gift to skunks

Operation Divided House - Use the RW against the RW

"Some might call them the superrich......

Battlefront: Christmas

Its a Heartache

on the front of the NYTimes--if you torture, you get wrong info--like what

Guardsman: New Orleans duty worse than Iraq

Lest we forget one of the things that fueled the so say,

Since 2002, 170 TSA screeners have been fired for theft(includes Rx drugs)

Chris Hedges on CSPAN now.

Is anyone esle annoyed with the proselytizing of the Narnia movie?

Dear Gov. Dean -- About those “Niger forgeries” ...

Kiddie Pageants = Kiddie Porn (dialup warning)

Bill Moyers on "Govt. Secrecy" on CSPAN tonite at 8:30 eastern.

Dean and the Truth

Keith Olberman talking of NYTimes SH--al-quida link (not).

The War on the Jews...

Miggy wants a trade, Manny might not be trade-able and Nomar may be...

Air Marshal acted improperly. Here's the proof:

U.S. said to be deeply angered by Martin's comments at climate conference

Check this out : Burt Bacharach's new political song

Looks like Corporate Media is in full lockdown RE: Miami killing

Kite flying ban leads to violent protests!!

They're pumping Actonel for osteoporosis again.... won't these

New Scientific Data Proves Intelligent Design

Do Junior and Laura still have their hurricane hammers?

Frank and Bing's "war on Christmas"

Christmas is a DAY. The Holidays are a SEASON

Meth prompts Burger King owners to require employee drug testing


Is there any news on the NYU graduate student assistants' strike?

War on Christmas - Is 'christian' Fascism coming to town?

Iran Threatens Israel: Kerry Condemns, Bush Lets Iran "Win"


Remember the Coors Boycott?

Everyone serious about what the Bush Admin. is doing see this website

It's sad how the 'liberal' media controls the Debate

"Bush recently went to China...

Moyers on CSPAN... he's rockin' and rollin'.

It's still TWO WEEKS away, already!

If we win the war on Christmas, do we have to give up the day off?

Bush Delegation Stages “Walk Out” at Climate Talks

Boy's Suspension For Speaking Spanish Reversed

Horrible story from Iraq: US troops accidentally kill an entire family

Caption *

Pls. sign call to drive out the * Regime. World Can't Wait!

Substitute Teacher Charged With Sniffing Cocaine In Class

AARRRGGGHH! O'Lielly: Coulter Protesters "Far Left Nazis"

Just a reminder, Showtime, "Masters of Horror" "Homecoming"

Warning GRAPHIC photos..Is tookie a hero? No, I don't think so..

Gasoline prices, yesterday and today...

Which one of you Death Penalty advocates want to go "pull the switch"?

CA LAW: EVERYONE Must be able to attempt Diebold Hack Test!!!!!!

In Minnesota state senate race, republican "misleads" to establish residen

so we go to see syriana....

Tonight! Showtime 11PM EST The Homecoming!! MUST SEE!!

Barbara Walters is interviewing Mark David Chapman tonight?

Maya Angelou sends STRONG message about peace to bushco

Is it possible to get a transcript of Moyers' speech tonight on C-span?

Randi Rhodes: "Air Marshals" are ex-prison guards?

Two reasons:

"This should send a message to anyone disrupting aircraft with a threat.”

A Brutal, Savage Scumbag Murderer Is Going to be Murdered In Prison 12/13.

The 'liberal' Media strikes again

Ever Wonder?

Happy Friday Mike Malloy Truthseekers

What comparison of Bush is the most ridiculous?

Sy Hersh on CSpan 1 NOW talking about this Admin. and secrecy

Bring the War Home

Keepers at the Gate......He Who Controls Television Controls the Masses

Dark Armies, Secret Bases, and Rummy

I didn't think I'd say it, but Plan B has convinced me that I'll be voting

UK Times: Republicans sinking in sleaze

Is America's death penalty 100 percent perfect?

Lords reject torture evidence use

If an innocent human is executed, will the executioner go to hell?

The civilians we killed

Random thought..watching 20/20 doesn't Chapman look like

I just took the latest Zogby poll. Anyone else take it?

Who Would Be The Ultimate Meet The Press Guest?

The Death penalty is about Vengeance, Not Justice.

Sellers chop asking prices as housing market slows

Question: How many people did the Nazis murder BEFORE they rose to power?

UK Times: Party that impeached Clinton gets taste of its own medicine

Has Anybody Here Seen My Old Friend...? 5,000 Katrina Missing (9KidPics)

Committee for Justice running ads to Confirm Alito - take action

Do you have Jewish friends who are RWers or watch FOX? What do THEY

Why Many Blacks Oppose Tookie's Clemency

"Brokeback Mountain": beautiful NYT review

In the matter of butter:

Damn, Paul Martin knows how to hold a photo-op

U.S. said to be deeply angered by Martin's comments at climate conference

Norway to ban Islam?

Plea Deal Near With 2nd Abramoff Associate (Kidan)

Flap over anti-U.S. toy ducks at UN climate talks

Severe cyclonic storm Fanoos (Cat. 1 hurricane to hit Sri Lanka & India)

NPA eyed in attack on Mike Arroyo building (Philippines)

Iraq's oil production declines this year, though high prices soften the bl

Costa Rica Demands US Explanation (Miami airport shooting)

WP: "At the end of the day, she was betrayed by her own government and

UK 'cover-up' on Israel's nukes

Miami Heat's Shaquille O'Neal sworn in as reserve police officer

Lieberman's Iraq Stance Brings Widening Split With His Party

WP: Va. Muslims and Quakers Pray Together for Safety of Hostage

U.S. Investigates Iraq Car-Shooting Video

WP: Wider Probe of Medicare Firms:Senate Inquiry Into Contractor Finances

U.S. Near Agreement to Join Climate Talks

Valerie Plame said to Leave Job at CIA

Saudi Arabia: Court Orders Eye to Be Gouged Out

Substandard US medical donations rejected

Iran launches big military exercise

US isolated after climate talks walkout

Justice: Padilla Can't Challenge Detention

China Town Sealed After Police Shootings

Turkish PM offers blunt message on Iraq

"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has exclusive interview with Bush

'Paper trail' ballot activists protest (WPB) elections chief

Saddam's trial witnesses faulty - lawyer( Ramsey Clark)

Protest the War:FBI file you as" domestic terrorism and acts of terrorism"

Employees Stole Millions Meant for 9/11 Work, Officials Say

Hillary Clinton Condems the Latest Remarks by President of Iran

NYT: Lieberman's Iraq Stance Brings Widening Split With His Party

Baghdad's Highway of Death 'now safe' (sort of)

WP,pg1: Psychiatry Ponders Whether Extreme Bias Can Be an Illness

Bush Threatens U.N. Over Clinton Climate Speech (NY Mag)

Well, crap-it. My ornament mission failed.

I found it!!!! I found it!!! The bad Intel!!! I found it right

If someone put out a candy and called it WMDZ.... would the bag

A WARNING to the Lounge:


A sympathy thread for those being buried by snow. From a former Bostonian.

Why am I not writing "Holiday" Cards? Someone, anyone, give

So drink your gin and tonikkah and smoke your marijuanakkah

For What It's Worth

Question about toddlers!

Late Breaking Matcom News!! Bank Robber Phones It In

Interesting quote. Who do you think said it?

Are there collection agencies for banks?

If you take some leftover chili

I still have my nephew's cats

So help me....if ONE more of my posts....

To the DU family....

Would an ethical vegetarian eat meat grown in a lab?

Hot dayum! Serenity is going straight to DVD!

There was a big fat letter in my mailbox when I came home

The new phone book's here! The new phone book's here!

Dave Brubeck Celebrates 85th Birthday

Christmas Carols for Evolutionists

Anyone else own a scooter?

How does retail pull off the illegal labor laws

3rd most unexpected TV moment on TV Land.

Nice post, Nancy Grace!

How much money do you spend on christmas gifts?

He told her, "I won't be able to promise you much. I can't tell you

Miami Heat's Shaquille O'Neal sworn in as reserve police officer

Homosexuals of DU: Have you ever been bi-curious?

Parking space wars - if you shovel it, do you own it?

One hell of a snowstorm today (pics!)

Any Russian speakers in the Atlanta area?

Mircowave Popcorn. YUMMY!

For Rumsfelds retirement party

My wife left our bed last Friday.

Three-day-old spaghetti sauce goes better with red wine.

DU goes better with red wine.

And this post makes A THOUSAND! Wooo hooo!

*******MILESTONES******* 12-9

Just talked with Dr. D., and her B-777 was pushing back at ORD for LHR.

Take the gag reflex test here...

What was she thinking????

Styx vs REO Speedwagon vs Journey: may the flame war commence!

I have three-day-old spaghetti sauce sitting in the fridge...

snow covered evening... Free Association Thread

Well, It's almost Christmas and time for the annual abandoning

Why the hell would you put a 3 YEAR OLD in a belly shirt and shrug!?

I just found out my 15 yr old kitten has kidney disease.

I just pulled three cards on bush

Boston Status: Whew boy! Are we having fun yet?

KOEB Meeting 12/9/05: The "Read It and Weep" Edition

A Bay Air & Berry KOEB 12/9/05

Diebold Doesn't Compute

Is Dean now, or has he ever been, a member of the communist party?

"By the time Dunham got to Wolfowitz's student deferment during Vietnam"

BILL MOYERS: Coming-Up Next on C-SPAN 8:45 PM EST

Abramoff in Right Wing Christian Sect with Ashcroft!!! (and others)

San Diego Union Tribune: Time to end Iowa, N.H. election dominance

All of this ridiculous infighting is making me sleepy.

Kerry Talks to Imus: “They Were Hell Bent for Leather, to Take Out Saddam

Rumsfeld "In Trouble" With Bush, To Be "Eased Out" Soon

HuffPo Exclusive: Secret Memo Reveals Hillary's Red State Strategy for '08

Neoconservatives -- NOT. Try PSEUDOconservatives.

Would the moderates like to define themselves?

On a scale of 1 to 10 how liberal are you?

DNC: Mean Jean ad rolls through Ohio on a truck; placed in newspapers

Condi: "We do not torture. It's those private contractors who do"

Let's define priorities and let the Party and candidates come to us?

The most important statement Dean made:

Is it too much to ask for? Bill Clinton vs. Sen. Lieberman, CT. 2006!

Just hear me out on the whole DLC/Moderate thing.

42% is "the presidents approval rebounding!"?

Murtha On Face The Nation Sunday (12-11-05)

NYT: A Republican Tom DeLay Problem

Rumsfeld Lies About Pre-War Predictions: “You Can Take That To The Bank”

Neil Bush on tour with Rev. Sun Myung Moon

Leopold: For Rove, New Testimony, New Problems

Sacred Terror, By Chris Floyd

Sirota - Right-Wing Spin In the House Democratic Caucus

WaPo: Holiday Spirit: From the Heart, Not the Mall

We can't help New Orleans? God help us

House drops the ball on tax package

Eyewitnesses refute official story in fatal shooting of passenger at Miami

Moonie Times: White flags on the road to 'peace'

My first political editorial! Curing the extreme Right wing cancer

How planespotters turned into the scourge of the CIA (The Guardian)

U.S. Foreign Money Addiction Means Trouble

The Man Behind the Curtain - all DU'ers need to read this!!

(Murtha) Flays Commander-in-Chief's Claims

Cut the crap and run like hell!

TAP: Don't worry about Dems having a message

Forcing fuel efficiency

WaPo: clueless on Europeans

It is Not Acceptable to be a Republican Anymore

The Conservative Farm System, the Federalist Society.

The US has used torture for is the openness...(Guardian)

U.S. Housing Still Overvalued (but dropping)

Sellers chop asking prices (High end housing dropping fast in boston area)

Israel denies Gaza siege plan

New WTC 7 flyer

The interesting money trail. A must read post by lanlady

question - plane crash in chicago and pentagon plane

Ellen Mariani on Scarborough Country (transcript)

USA v. Usama bin Laden et al trial - Official Court Documents

AA11: Three hijackers in the back of the plane during crash??

19 crazy stripper lovin fanatics couldn't imagine they would do this

Touch-screen voting lets others see choices

Election Fraud, Reform, News & Related Events for Saturday, 12-10-05

9 Reasons you need to update your Election Truth CD-ROM

Mel Gibson for Governor?

CA - 11, Pombo beatable - NY Times article: "Pombo Time" (10/30/05)

Be still my heart . . .

Menino fires back at critics over issues of faith, politics

Justices to decide Ek's ballot eligibility (St. Cloud residency suit)

Does anyone have problems with Firefox on a Dell computer?

State senator Dann releases tax records, blasts GOP smear tactics

Great blogger interview with Sherrod Brown

Democrats boycott vote to forward revised election-law plan

"Makes school finance look like a minor issue"(public hearing on football)

Dallas/Fort Worth DU Holiday Gathering

The most appropriate Christmas Song for 2005

For Rove, New Testimony, New Problems - Truthout

435 Districts-435 Blogs!

Tally of war deaths shows up next door to Duluth (MN) recruiting station

This apple sure didn't fall far from the tree

Iraqi Sunnis appeal for hostages' release

Umm...a little late perhaps- but proof Bush is drinking again.

Holiday Spirit: From the Heart, Not the Mall

In honor of the "War on Christmas": Humanist Carols

John Lennon was murdered by an evangelical Christian?

You know, some of you people are full of shit

Great LTTE that appeared in my local paper.

Nightline interviewing moms who have lost children in Iraq.

The ticking bomb of translation

Kerry's last two E-mails...

Stop trying to make me believe the lies !!

I don't know that Tookie's sentence can be commuted to life without parole

Okay - it's late but I need to get this off

I try to practice tolerance but I hate pedophiles.

ARNOLD vants a picture made mit de CHRISTMAS tree!!

Which has had more posts lately?

Just saw this SNL clip on Conan O'Brien.

Has Crooks and Liars been down all day?

Skinner, I included a hyperlink to DU on my blog. . .I hope this is okay

You know the best thing about owning a blog, deleting Freep TOW

MUST SEE Steven Gaghan on Charlie Rose

The Death Penalty: progressive?

Merry Christmas or else

Let's not stoop down to the level of FReepers. re: death penalty

Bluebear is okay

Wikipedia's featured article for December 10 is...

Shameless plug: Do you hate creditors?

Fighting CHICKENS!

Stripes letter: Cheney also never served (Thanks Rep. Murtha!)

Media Matters has audio up of Michael Reagan's threat to Dean.

Mike Webb: Dr. Justin Frank, author of book on Bush as a drunk

Just sent to Bill Oreilly

Check this out. Anyone have a link for this?

... about that "goddamned piece of paper"

My generation in danger

The do you deserve to die Test

*** PLEASE *** contact Gov. Schwarzenegger in support of clemency:

NYT: Lieberman's Iraq Stance Brings Widening Split With His Party

Someone Please Help me...

Lieberman makes me ill

This Divided State

Supporting clemency for Death Row killers makes one feel LIKE SHIT

A great Clinton video!

Should children have a multicultural holiday education?

coming up @ 4am est/ 1am pst ambasador joe wilson

It's good that differences are being hashed out here...

Home for the holidays--another Bush Christmas

Having looked at a few freeper posts;

What to do about New Orleans?

what do you think is behind Bush's ratings gaining a few points?

over a barrel -- new toon 12/10/05

When is racism OK for you?

Question about the "would-be-but-wasn't" bomber...

DEMOCRATS ONLY call-in on c-span on joe lieberman. n/t

Mathews on NBC NOW!

Att DU mods (ANY Mod)

Salon: What the Democrats who voted for the war are saying now.

Cooperate Punishment...

When is Bill Maher coming back on HBO?

My theory on the Miami sky marshall shooting

"We undermine the president's credibility at our nation's peril,"

According to this mornings news on the radio,

Why doesn't the UN start investigating who is doing all the bombs in Iraq?

Do you think reducing greenhouse-gas emissions to fight global warming wou

Well deserved: El Baradei and IAEA wins Nobel Peace Prize.

My new theory on the sky marshall shooting

Can we make lemonade out of this lemon?

Paul Wolfowitz --- Quit Whining it could be worse.

sometimes, reading DU makes my head hurt . . .

"He wasn't saying anything. He was just running." Air Marshalls lie...

Rewriting history.

Probe into Iraq (buying positive stories) coverage widens

Mostly off DU this week - the Dean comment on Iraq questions

The Weirdest CEO Moments of 2005

Seymour Hersh- The Secret Air War in Iraq

Has the * crime family bought out Google?

I read this yesterday, it sums it all up, IMO.

Amazon needs a few DU reviews of the "Republicans In Hollywood" DVD

Tookie Poll

U2 honoured with human rights award

Steroids=Campaign contributions.

Who gives a flying fuck about Lieberman???

Bush's popularity among Iowans sinks to all-time low

I saw the Johnny Cash movie tonight.

Thousands Of Casino Workers To Lose Pay, Benefits

Pre$$titutes Salivating Over Bush's 'Rising' Poll Numbers

Fundamentalism rises in Egypt and Bush's double standard on Saudi Arabia

No Justice at Justice Dept.

Are these latest rounds of executions proof .....?

If only H.W. Bush had used a condem ......

Religious right pushing story of children coming out of the closet

The Republicans provided the money, Chalabi Buys the Votes

best biz news stories overlooked in '05 (a little humor...)

Going to see"The Chronicles of Narnia" tonight

How to end all wars:

Post your candidates for the Death Penalty here.

One could even say Democrats have “terrorized” the Republicans

"Republicans Sinking In Sleaze"

Quandry! Christmas or Holiday cards

Iraq Declaration of Independence Signed by Major Parties, Chalabi

Bill Clinton: Rebuild New Orleans Green

Who is dumber than Bush* that GOP can put up for President?

Clinton made a brilliant political move today

It is a FACT that the death penalty is wrong, NOT an OPINION. Here's why.

Did Rove FORGE the Email To Hadley Re: His Conversation W/ Cooper?

Great Anti-War Cartoon on TCM Now


How PLANESPOTTERS turned into the SCOURGE of the CIA

Impeach Bush Mix (song by Nine Inch Nails remixed by DU'er)

Lieberman: Backlash against him shows lack of civility in Washington...

Trying to find Vietnam Quotes and Iraq Quotes side by side. Can you help?

The troops worthy of a fucking box!

"I demand that Bush order his soldiers to stop killing journalists."

For those who don't think a corporation would help steal an election

Supposedly people feel if we left Iraq the Iraqis would come over here

America becoming a Police State?

Review of Santorim's book, It Takes A Family..."Excremental"!

Same story, same poll, entirely different headlines spin

We glamorize killing by imposing the death penalty.

"Merry Christmas" or not - a nice diversion

CIA "torture express" aircraft used Polish airport: report

Man cleared of charges after 24 years in jail

Open Letter to Bill O'Reilly: It's Bill of Rights, Not Bill's Rights!

Local gym holding raffle to help employee injured on the job.

c-span showing dnc rules and by-laws meeting... setting the rules for 2006

Psychiatry Ponders Whether Extreme Bias Can Be an Illness

Did anyone watch Stephen Gaghan on Charlie Rose...

US Bible-thumping approaches thunderous roar

Here's an Idea, How About We Table Where We Disagree...

What do China, Iran, Viet Nam and the USA have in common?

USA v. Usama bin Laden et al trial - Official Court Documents

An Eminent Domain High Tide

Anyone on an airplane is a suspect these days

Thank you America, thank you, for Yoga Booty Ballet

George W Bush is a great leader like....

Can you stand one more? - pontificating on the Death Penalty

Lesbian motorcycle brigade to get 'Dykes on Bikes' trademark

Reed: Bush Fails to Outline Iraq Strategy

* is F**cken Delusional, NYT

Potential home HIV test ("OraQuick") turns up 25% false positives in SF

I guess Howard Stern loves lesbians more than he loves Bill O'Reilly

I don't want to kill anyone so I oppose the death penalty.

DP is perhaps one of the more sensitive issues for American liberals

Church banner: To HELL with the word "Holiday"

Hold the Limo: The Prom's Canceled as Decadent

The whining over Christmas

Lets forget about the dead, dying and injured for a moment

Blah3 Flash: 'Blood'

Cindy Sheehan Joins Peace Activists in Britain

Biopiracy and GMOs: Fate of Iraq's agriculture

I am all for free speech but...

BRAD BLOG: Bush Administration Guts 40 Year Old 'Voting Rights Act'!

BRAD BLOG: Hunger Strike in Ohio Over New Anti-Democratic GOP Legislation!

What is the best response to right wing Christmas Conspiracy story?

A post on DU worthy of FOX news. How sad. I thought "we" were better

Say it or I'll break every bone in your fucking body

This too shall pass?

Norm Coleman posts remind us that he is a monster flip-flopper...

Katrina Destroys Once Great Wine Cellar

Lets make Lieberman the Randy Kelly of Conneticut!

Bush being Bush..... Have you guys seen this video before?

"Civilians" turn over "insurgents". . . . the big question....

Plea Deal Near With 2nd Abramoff Associate


Question re: (false) War on Christmas

They should call it "The war on different opinions"

Proof that torture works!

Katrina Chronicles II

Push to nix gay nuptials begins in Colorado

Do you believe the repukes are actively trying to destroy our democracy?

Will the Sunnis follow our example?

How many Christians have the nerve to see

Tax Payer $$$ Goes to Development of Violent Video Game & Recruiting Tool

How the Bush Admin. Plotted to Stop Kyoto Deal

How planespotters turned into the scourge of the CIA

War on Christmas

Comcast And Time Warner May Cave To FCC On Family Programming

I always thought "Happy Holidays" referred to Xmas and New Year's.


Dem Radio Adress: Mr. Pres-Where IS the Victory Stragegy for Iraq?

Lieberman Is Being Set Up To Be The Fall Guy

Man Tries To Rob Bank By Phone

Pacifiers lower risk of SIDS, study says

Jesus Christ was a big proponent of exclusivity.

Shouldn't someone arrest the police in this story?

question - plane crash in chicago and pentagon plane

CNN just did a spot on an Iraqi man who's family was killed by US Army

This is how conservatives "love America" and "support the troops":

As the Northwest passage opens due to global warming,

Thanks to all who recommended "Homecoming"

RWers are SOOO stoopid - Happy Holidays has been said for centuries...

Death by discrimination: Racial bias in sentencing of defendants

FBI put PEACEFUL PROTESTORS in terrorism files!!!

FACTS that are missing from the Iraq debate

The battle within, won or lost, at what price, at what cost?


Please Forgive My Total Ignorance

When shrub gave his famous and manly megaphone speech in

Rumsfeld: Terrorists Can Win Only in U.S., Media

Southwest Airlines Chicago 'Mishap' And the Media Coverage.....

Who knows the origin of the pretzel?

Is Racism tied to mental illness?

Bloody U.N. siege on Cité Soleil

It's time to stop arguing and let's save the world from the RW'ers already

Idaho senator joins opposition to mining law change

Montana Governor calls Pombo's plan "a skunk in the shower"


New Secretary of State for Florida

Is there a link of Clinton's approval at this time in his presidency?

Did anyone know it is International Human Rights Day today?

Big Dog and * photos - caption

45% of the electorate identified themselves as moderate in '04

Poland Orders Probe Into Alleged CIA Jails

ROVE: Aware of PLAMES Covert ID-AND-Took part in Outing Her to Media

Auction benefit People for Am Way - $2,025 for airtime on Majority Report

Bird Flue Drill

So if the North Pole moves to Siberia over the next 50 years

Toledo gearing up for Nazi protest...

I'm overreacting again, aren't I?

ANother plane crash

Phony Front Companies Cycle Millions Back to GOP

I need help re: aid for Pakistan. Which org can get the biggest...

Union of Concerned Scientists Report on Biopharm Crops

Extraordinary rendition - "come fly with me" (cartoon)

ElBaradei accepts Nobel Peace Prize.

Iraqis placed in cage with lions story is untrue?

Should governments offer to pay a ransom for the release of hostages?

E-voting Dispute Hits North Carolina Courts

AMAZING new story from the NYTimes on Pentagon propaganda

Can you help me with my argument on pre-war intelligence?

Do we Love to Hate Bush?

A&E playing a show about Syriana and global oil NOW! n/t

Democrats need broader message, N.M. governor says

Rolling Stones and "morals"

Christmas will be a day off for some big local churches

What can we do to make sure the next election is not stolen?

Socially Conscious Online Shopping Site: ALONOVO.COM

"Minutemen" going after the employers???

Why Dean is Perfection.

Is OxyBoy Limbaugh still scamming his fans with the Adopt-A-Soldier thing?

So, I was looking for something all of GD can agree on...

What are you more afraid of?

How good is the DLC for the Democratic party?

Nancy Pelosi Quote on Party Unity

Poland Orders Probe Into Alleged CIA Jails

Chimpy's 42% approval source! FAUX NEWS!!!

Texas Congressman: "Al Qaeda Terrorist caught in Texas!!!!"

Evangelical schools are suing the University of California

Hans Blix Interview on the Niger Forgeries

Anyone notice in Syriania the relationship between the fathers and sons

Bush Outrages His Base by Inclusiveness

Screaming.. Earth to America !!!! ..Earth to DU!!!!

Drug testing in schools

How does Bush maintain support amidst such colossal failures?

2142 soldiers killed in Iraq. Let's learn more about them. 52% under 25

"Bush model: politics over expertise and/or law." (TPM)

help - I'm not very skilled with the search function

Supporting Death Penality makes us no better than rogue terrorist nations

Something is amiss

the opposite of likeable

Pinter Blasts Bush, Blair

Ahnuld granted clemency ??

Yahoo and HuffingtonPost quote CapitolHillBlues

Delay, Abramoff, and The Sopranos

DLC Think Tank - Progressive Policy Institute (PPI)

Some General on CNN said that we're losing a brigade a day

I knew it would be high--but natural gas bill still has me ticked.

Kathy Griffin blasts Bush and company.

I still have my McCarthy in 1968 button. Think I will wear it Sunday.

Hi, I'm calling from the National Democratic party

Sunnis seek political power in next election to legislate kicking us out

Was it right to execute Gary Gilmore?

My 1000th Post. My Message: You Are All Perfect Just The Way You Are

Check out these fireworks in the war on Christmas

Do Americans think gas chambers and crematory ovens for Iraqis are OK?

Sunday a.m. guests on news (?) programs

"Many academics have been killed in Iraq since the American occupation..."

'Integrity' Tops Web Dictionary's Lookups

Larissa Alexandrovna SLAMS O'Reilly

Tale of two dogs aims to boost Bush's popularity

Move the $ sign around

is it worth 1,000 tookies being spared execution if...

North Carolina Sued for Illegally Certifying Voting Equipment

Bush Threatens U.N. Over Clinton Climate Speech

In defense of Capitol Hill Blue

DU hijacked by freepers? Worse yet FBI net-police? Dissent Trackers?

What is being said about the upcoming Iraqi Elecitons

Cunningham allowed access to national secrets while under investigation

Here's some more Fiore gems:

What's your favorite level of government?

Merry Hypocritical Christmas....

Shot fired by 11-year-old kills neighbor, officers say

Richard Pryor is dead.

Bill O'Reilly needs your help

Limbaugh "leftist feel-good hand-wringers are shown reality."

Here Comes the "Iron Fist of Jesus" from the Christo-Fascists

Two Poems by Eugene McCarthy

Globalized Factory Farms a Major Threat to Public Health & Environment

I have to admit this was my first time EVER watching Fox News....

anyone ever heard of

A Christmass story! About a real Christmas wish that came true!

Which are you?

Scandal, Jealousy, Strife, Sadness & Backbiting in the World

The Democrats ARE NOT DIVIDED as depicted daily by the PUBs

Fun find 'o the day.. Complete history of New orleans & surrounding area

SAN DIEGO "Family Upset Over Marine's Body Arriving As Freight"

Duke scandal = piece of a much larger GOP money web

Tookie deserves to die

Would you die for your country?

20,000 Troops Hospitalized from Anthrax Vaccination

Eugene McCarthy dies

Yep... "It's Not Your Parent's Marijuana!" - ROFLMAO!!!

The Deep Spiritual Wisdom of Mahatma Condi!

Vote NO in "War on Christmas" poll

Richard Pryor (1940 - 2005)

If * was not from a wealthy family, what kind of job would he have now?

I spoke with an new army enlistee today, just arrived to Germany, 22 y.o.

WTF is the problem tonight?

As We Ponder the Death Penalty

DLC supports Lieberman Iraq War statement on their website

In the US the Death Penalty is inherently unfair, hypocritical and racist

Help me tear this freep a new one!

Who watches Fox News? This is who...

Mmmmm....animals taste good!

I saw Syriana tonight. It was great. (No spoiler here) I think

I would like to start a Valerie Plame Wilson appreciation thread...

Do some of you honestly think you are superior specimens of humanity

What are the qualifications to be a "sky-marshall"?

BookTV Schedule December 10-12

Elementary Teacher Accused Of Tying Kids To Chairs With Computer Cords

H20Man: A Riveting Analysis Of Cheney

FEAR FACTOR: Does it justify homicide? Transcend the Constitution?

Do y'all realize that a 77-yr-old man is to be executed next week, too?

Bill O'Reilly caller refused to tip waitress because she said Happy

NYT: Live Tracking of Mobile Phones Prompts Court Fights on Privacy

Keith Olberman at perhaps his worst- Kennedy assassination

Sparkly Panettone

I made Sparkly and Sparkly Jr cry last night

Pie crusts; the purist caved!

I'm in a cooking mood today

OK - I'm officially baffled by this OXO mandoline

anyone have a recipe for foolproof toffee that tastes great

What do you see as the Liberal's campaigning strategy?

Tale of two dogs aims to boost Bush's popularity

Bulgaria to withdraw troops from Iraq/establish US military bases

Poland named as main base for secret CIA terror interrogations

How planespotters turned into the scourge of the CIA (The Guardian)

Texas GOP wonders about DeLay's future (AP)

Probe into Iraq (buying positive stories) coverage widens

Even a flat housing market could cut growth

CIA "torture" plane entered Swiss airspace

Veteran Labour politician Tony Benn condemns conflict in Iraq

150 Nations Agree to Future Climate Talks

Democratic senator says Bush fails to outline clear Iraq strategy (Reed)

FBI heads probe of missing U.S. Bank funds

Lesbian motorcycle brigade to get 'Dykes on Bikes' trademark

Iraq vet pleads guilty in death of daughter, 2

U.S. Stands Alone at U.N. Climate Conference ('hissy fit' not working)

WP: Poland Links Bid For U.S. Aid to Presence in Iraq

Bush urges Senate, House to renew Patriot Act

Katrina Destroys Once Great Wine Cellar

CNN/AP: ElBaradei accepts Nobel Peace Prize

UN conference breathes life into Kyoto Protocol

Katrina victims fight eviction from damaged properties

No word on other hostages as Egyptian killed in Iraq

BMI (Bank Melli Iran) to establish branch in Baghdad by yearend

U.S. soldier dies on guard duty in Iraq

Push to nix gay nuptials begins in Colorado

WP: Deflecting Heat (gas utilities say not to blame for huge bills)

Democrats need broader message, N.M. governor says

UAW announces tentative deal with Ford on health care costs

Staff Opinions Banned In Voting Rights Cases

Lapse into Spanish earns suspension, then apology

(UK) Ex-Iraq envoy questions war's worth

N.Korea says US envoy remark damages nuclear talks

BP may face criminal charges

WP/AP: Report: 56 Die in Nigerian Plane Crash

US Bail Denied to Cuban Warlords

Iraqis pray for daytime births

Protestors arrested as N.J. bear hunt comes to a close

A Spitzer Target Gets Even by Supporting an Opponent (NY Governor's Race)

Democrats jump early on key '06 House races in North Carolina

Idaho Supreme Court hears appeal of Ten Commandments initiative

Iraq, U.S. Release 238 Detainees Ahead of December 15 Elections

U.S. Foreign Money Addiction Means Trouble

Hold the Limo: The Prom's Canceled as Decadent

Richard Pryor dead

Labor supporters take to streets

Political Appointees at Justice Draw Heat

School Officials Propose Ban of Whole Milk

Britain 'trying to stall $1.3bn theft inquiry that could hurt Allawi

Some General on CNN said that we're losing a brigade a day

Four U.S. Troops Killed in Iraq Violence

I am all for free speech but...

Bush Likens Iraqi Action to Transition in '40's Japan

Report Slams Medical Response to Katrina

White House conducts drill to test bird flu preparedness

A Helping Hand, Not Handout ("provincial reconstruction teams" in Iraq)

Democrat Chris Bell sees school funding as path to Texas governor's seat

Irish public march against ‘cheap’ immigrant labour

Staff Opinions Banned In Voting Rights Cases (WP)

Four U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq-military (2142)

Katrina victims demand 'right to return'

Haiti sacks Supreme Court judges

Allawi's party headquarters in Najaf mortared, two wounded

WP: Panel Offers "Incremental" Changes to '08 Democratic Calendar

Jury sides with white fire captains in Mobile, AL discrimination suit

Zawahri praised attacks on US troops in audio tape

Military's Information War Is Vast and Often Secretive (Inside Propaganda)

LAT: Military Wants Santa Rosa Island (in CA Channel Islands Natl. Park)

Most Americans Say Bush Has No Plan for Iraq

WP: Judges Exclude 26% of Ballots in Va. Recount (setback to Dem Deeds)

Gen.: Iraqis will take over when ready

Former Oklahoma congressman urges GOP to focus more on minorities

Dean fires back at GOP on Iraq (says Dems stand for 'moral values')

Iraqis Want Coalition Vocabulary Change ("Saddamists" is in)

Former Minnesota Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy has died ... More to come.

Hunt continues for 1,300 children lost during Katrina

CNN: Richard Pryor has died.

Surveillance Video Shows Alpizar Hours Before Shooting

Streetside mail on way out (Post Office phasing out home delivery)

A Record Amazon Drought, and Fear of Wider Ills

10News (San Deigo) Family Upset Over Marine's Body Arriving As Freight

Bush’s approval rating rises to 42 percent

Company demands workers give up smoking to keep jobs

Iran orders “agents” to rig Iraq’s elections - report

Many refuse to pay 'war tax' on phone bill

Higher learning, turn left. Conservatives get shut out, senator says.

Well goodnight everyone...

Time to get all rowdy!

In honor of the "War on Christmas": Humanist Carols

I have the prettiest radar

I'm not feeling the "yowza"...

Damn! Stay out of GD!

If you ever needed a reason to never go to Dunkin Donuts, this could be it

Post a picture of a band who will never "hit it big".

Scarlett Johansson sighting . . . She is on Leno's show tonight!

I almost threw the remote at O'Reilly's head tonight.

GD gets better with Everclear

Did anyone watch that movie on Showtime?

How many can you identify?


GD goes better with red blood


It was me on the grassy knoll!

My son made me proud tonite!

I am the Alpha and the Omega!

Hey Honey, wanna see egg nog come out of my nose?

Mmmmmmm... peaches.....

"Masters of Horror" on Showtime. Now on West Coast.

Kill 'em all!

Best Amy Grant Song Evar!

So, I'm moving back to Vancouver - thank god

GD is Outrageous!!!

I really, really loathe obnoxious people.

I know she really loves me, but DAYUM she hurt me tonight


heyh guys uh err

It's time to break out the big sized marshmallows tonight.

Hot off the Press: NEW pics from Huskerlaw and GOPisEvil's visit!

Bye, yawl.

Well, I did it. Yeah, that's right...I effing did it!! from today's Boston College's "Rally for GLBT Equality"

Visions of Tookie, "Christmas" trees, & the mentally ill danced in my head

Why do women like bad guys?

Why is the Lounge trying to imitate GD

Test — I gotta see if this is as funny as I think

I'm Having Single Malt Whiskey in My Tea. Heresy?

A holiday question

Oh. Rachel Ray. Perfect .........

American Woman - Lenny Kravitz cover

Y'know what blows about weekends?

Some one hose me off

A Christmas groaner...

Oh, crap. Here comes that song

Good Saturday Morning, Everybody!

Bad Sex in Fiction Awards

Do you live in a fly in community?

I'm in the middle of a GD debate

What do you do when you get weary of politics?

Tonite, Letterman said, "New Yorkers love it when Dick Cheney visits

LeftyMom is a schweetheart

What the hell is Frodo Baggins?

WHo's drunk?

I finally found an old pic of me worth showing! (Hide the kids...)

This morning, Mrs. XNASA said those "three little words" to me.

Mic Test, 1,2, 3....

OK. This is really shitty.

Possible future NARNIA related questions by fundy kids - Join the fun

a propos of gd

Going to see"The Chronicles of Narnia" tonight

What I want for Xmas: For everyone at DU to AGREE with

Done with my college semester!

Should the next person who tells the Brazilian joke get the Death Penalty?

Anyone watch LOST? Theories about the Island and the Monster

Mike Malloy keeps me sane! Thank you, Mike!


How about a Haiku thread?

Can this smilie be added to the main list?

Can bread kill you?

Attention Seal Fans!!(THE SINGER)

Audio geeks - My old crew at NASA

turn around, look at what you see

What could go wrong when a Ferrari and a Viper race around Deadmans Road?

Wow, reading through GD sure makes me glad I'm not white

is this too old for my 4 yr old??

What new terms have you learned recently? Mine: Schoolies & Toolies

Oh Tannenbomb, Oh Tannenbomb

Saturday earworm

a little cheney humor on a saturday morning.

I have a puppy sleeping in my lap

So, Dick Cheney is going to greet troops returning from Iraq

Fafblog Interviews: Condoleeza Rice!

Breaking, GWB awarded Nobel Peace Prize.... it appears that

Is it just me, or does anyone else get jerky vibes from Vince Vaughn.

Have you ever, or do you know anyone who bought a car

Blech I hate green christmas (holiday) candy

Spent 7 hours waiting in the local Emergency Room yesterday...

the window of joy is now open

Milk is junk food, Cheetos is not?

The "window of joy" is a Cult...

progmom on the air - post jazz requests here

A simple concept, explained precisely (pic)

Woo-Hoo! Guess what I did yesterday?

I need a new digital camera. Suggestions?

1 hour and 40 minutes until the ZW/GOPisEvil Convergence!

When banks retract overdraft fees, do they show the credit to the acct?

Just listened to Aerial, ask me anything.

Do YOU miss this smilie?

Happy Fucking Holidays!

AHHHHHH Make it Stop . . . Sundance Channel is showing . . . .

Question: Does Skinner have another username?

Post funny or weird things that happened at Disneyland or Disney World

"MrsGrumpy" is a Cult...

Sing along with me! "Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer...

Happy holidays agent Mike

Hello, Lizards! How have you been?

So, apparently I pulled an Ass-cheek muscle while shoveling last night

Anyone seen movie "New Rose Hotel"? (1998)

What does this picture suggest to you?

Ok, what rock salt HASN'T sold out?

I just got back from "Syriana", question away

The window of melancholy is wide open

The window of indifference is open...not sure for how long, though.

Why the hell would you put a 53 year old in a belly shirt and shrug?

Hallucinogenic "In Dub" ! Any other CD's along these lines?

Update on the Brad/Angelina rumors in Sarasota

Woot, I can't believe what I won yesterday.


DS1 is a club.

So, my kid got a Deficiency Report in the mail today. She is

Sundog is a cult.

Richard Pryor AND Eugene McCarthy die


"C" from a Bronx Tale F'ed up


There's curling on TV right now!

needing advice on repairing vs. dumping this laptop

I'm going home in Five Days!

How many gifts are left on your list?

Oh crap. Richard Pryor died.

Made it out alive - Survived my morning of errands and holiday shopping.

How can a 35 year old TV show remain so refreshing and engaging?

Time to name another film star. Warning: Once again, very hot.

What's more irritating?

Inspired left over creation...3 day old black beans & rice tossed in

Best. GD. Post. Since...

Sony BMG repents over CD debacle

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 12/10/05)

Who else is tired of the guy with the Dukes of Hazzard song on his cell?

Anybody out there like Boudreaux and Thibodeaux jokes?

love it when Karma strikes

Busy day around the Maestro household. Little Maestro is 4.

National Enquirer: Michael Jackson ODs in Bahrain, in critical condition

Famous High School and Elementary School Dropouts.

a red "x" thread

the official DONT post a picture thread

I got the new Family Guy DVD set...Ask me anything!

"Vitamins have never been shown to do anything."

What TV shows do you watch on a regular basis?


Dog owners- do you break up fights or let them happen?

Dogs CAN Speak! You may not believe this...

Sad day - my cat, Buddy has died

Mr. and Mrs. Maestro have their anniversary today!

my girls go to hollywood and all i get is this . . .

Pandas tonight. Animal Planet 8:00 ET.

OK - What rock star is the ULTIMATE sell out?

The Brad & Angelina rumor from Sarasota FL

The window of procrastination is now not quite open

Can I vent for a minute?

Howcome a digital picture looks one way on a mac, and another on a pc?

osama contacted bush.

joey beltram

Self Delete

Here's Me! (Fishing for Compliments Warning)

Saturday Art. (dial-up warning)

Does the pose of this chick in this picture bother you?

this is a test concentrate on 6/2/1966 and 8/18/1968

Post a link to a website containing a picture that freaks you out!

Can I eat this thing I just caught?

Just a friendly reminder about the DU gathering in Los Angeles tomorrow

You know 'the season' is starting when

Thank you all. Thank you. Thank you.

LMAO, my cats are freakin geniuses.

A moment of silence for the greatest. Rest in peace Richard Pryor.


Hour 10.

I'm totally unreasonably angry at the dictionary

I'm Gonna Be A Grandma!!!

Um, what did people like about Miami Vice...?

Garsh darnit, how many posts do you need to recommend a thread?

A grown-up letter to Santa

Online test...How much do you know about our government?

It's time to post a picture of your computer's desktop!!

Need some positive thoughts and prayers, please.

a photo of my mother, on the 31st anniversary of her death

Ok, what rock star HASN'T sold out?

It's that time again for The DU Lounge Cruise!!! Who's interested?

The "Fawlty Towers" appreciation thread.

Let's put the Cat back in Xmas!

Heaux Heaux Heaux....what's your favorite Xmas song?

Alternatively: post a pic of YOU that CREEPS other people out:

I'm overreacting again, aren't I?

Post a picture of yourself that makes other people say "WTF?!!?"

THE FINAL TEN!!! “Extreme Processing” Photo Challenge

An Atheist Manifesto

Question.. what does the jesus fish mean?


No tolerance from Christian bullies, so why tolerance toward them?

Just what is this "war on Christmas"?

School Officials Propose Ban of Whole Milk

Scientists: Fissure Could Become New Ocean

Sexist trans phobic gays

Ford, gay groups to discuss ad pullout


Jason Whitlock on why black coaches get more NFL jobs than College jobs

#1 Duke and #2 Texas to tip off shortly...

Go Lobos!

Maple Farm Sanctuary

Christmas poem

Could someone please help this person out in the Lounge.....

Next Full Moon on my Natal Moon EXACTLY

I need a blessing

Tough words from David Wade

Support Much Appreciated

A must-read article on Iraq (IMO, why Kerry's plan is best)

FINAL TEN "extreme processing" up in the Lounge

More shots from my trip down south - just for my Photo Groupies!

Rundown on hotel comparison

Is Clinton's Montreal speech going to be on C-Span?

EFF - at the forefront of the evoting battle!! Join the battle!!!

Forget our infighting the U.S. turned its back on the planet today

Bush's popularity among Iowans sinks to all-time low

Listening to the Michael Moore speech at the Wellstone Memorial..

Is Joe Lieberman a traitor? Is it just because of his position on Iraq?

Texas GOP wonders about DeLay's future (AP)

I need help with LTTE - Cost of "average" AF-1 trips

Joe's little pity party..."Some Democrats said I was being a traitor"

Single Mother off to Iraq: (This parent is needed at home!!)--how insane

Joe Lieberman has a "plan"....

DNC Presidential Nomination Commission meeting - "official" DU thread

Revocation of Birthright Citizenship..........

If Bush really said this about our Constitution....then

We fight in Iraq so we don't have terrorists at home???

Great Ronald Reagan quote re: Separation of Church and State

Excellent News for Conservatives

Good letter to the editor on Democratic/citizen dissent

"Does the President have a taste tester to make sure the food is okay?"

Remember Deborah Davis?

Great Poster

GOP Rep. Shays: "My Leadership Doesn't Get It"...

Christmas row hits White House

W.J.'s phone-in for Dems.: for or against Lieberman

Go on offense on Iraq!

Anyone watching the DNC Presidential Nomination Commission on C-SPAN?

Coverage of Lieberman and Hagel comments illustrates imbalance in media

How's This For A New Conspiracy Theory?............

'Syriana' Used in Oil Conservation Calls

From Florida tonight...everyone's happy now...Dean being nice.

How the CIA Paid for Judy Miller's Stories

The Moral Hell of Condoleezza Rice

Preaching politics

Define victory. Another "Bush is skating" comment.

Democrats never did vote "for the Iraq War" - Talking Points

06 campaign just got a little uglier. Ehrlich hires Cleland swift-boater.

MORE bad news for The hearing will be after Christmas

List of DINOS

Snarky (but heartfelt) Greetings to our Elected Reps

Bush approval increases *within the margin of error*

It's the Republicans who have no plan

Who are the neoliberals?

Bush Radio: "We can't afford to be w/o Patriot Act for a single moment"

So what exactly can we do about the diebold problem?

Bush Incompetence - WH tests bird flu readiness while Bush rides bike.

I just read about the "freight" and about the "anthrax" and I'm roaring ma

A great man, Eugene McCarthy, has died

Whitehouse flu pandemic readiness:

Letter I received from Ginny Brown-Waite Rep Fl

A plug for a fellow DU writer ...

Black Caucus on Alito is now being re-broadcast on C-Span. n/t

CSPAN-DNC meetings--anyone watching?

An observation: Studio 54 and Jeff Gannon - GOP SOPs

What is Lieberman's angle?

Republican Fesses Up to Blog ID Raid

Elections Could Tilt Latin America Further to the Left

The US has used torture for decades...

What exactly is a "real Democrat" anyway?

Who is responsible and why?

'Integrity' tops dictionary lookups for 2005

If you get rid of Dean, you LOSE.

Deja vu: Democrats Shouldn't Just "Do Better"

AP: Lieberman's Pro-War Views Concern Dems

Warner would beat Allen in Virginia in 2008.

You know, Al Gore did amazingly well in 2000, considering that..

OHIO Tea Party: If Ohio Doesnt Count Your Vote, Dont Pay Ohio Tax

Memo to scaredy cat Dems: a Majority of Americans oppose the Iraq War

"Joe Lieberman: Republican Posterboy"

The problem for Dems pushing for Iraq withdrawal.

Back During The Run Up To The '04 Pres Election I Asked A * Supporter....

Have ya seen Project Censored's "Theft of the 2004 Presidential Election"?

The. Biggest. Scandal. Ever! Phony Cos. Cycle Cash Back to GOP!

Why not have pres. primaries/caucuses on the same day???

Can I Vote Myself off This Island??

Don't forget the REAL DINOS

For Those Who Think It's Time To Stop Blaming Diebold

Who Has The "Aw Shucks" Likeability Factor For '08

Bush destroys the Voting Rights Act

Clinton vs. Warner

Neil Lisst political cartoon - the whole week's cartoons here

DU Unofficial Poll - How many think Bush is really, truly insane?

Nixon prolonged the Viet Nam War by 4 years. Then he got re-elected.

If We Keep Blaming "Diebold" For Every Loss, We Learn Nothing

Who are the DiNOs?

I keep thinking things can't get any worse - then Bush does something.