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Archives: December 21, 2005

Help support those that supported anti Iraq war (TWU Local 100 NYC)

How many more like this?

Tie-breaking Cheney: Go F-- Yourself!

Cheney Breaks Senate Tie on Spending Cuts

The ‘Catastrophic’ Success of the Republican Party (Grim Reminder)

Campaign for the Supreme Court (All About Alito)--WaPo

Stalin's half-man, half-ape super-warriors

Persian Fire- Chris Floyd

Pentagon talks of slashing strength of National Guard ... SF Chronicle

The Breaking Strain (W Pitt)

Iran's victory revealed in Iraq election

Vulnerability links CPT hostages with the Christmas story

An Election That is Likely to Do More Harm Than Good in Iraq

Why the World Can't Wait

The war on Christmas

Gene Lyons on Police State Methods

E&P - newspaper readers better informed (on Darwin v. ID)

Spying and Lying

Spies Warned of Tube Attack (

Guilty When Charged - Paul Craig Roberts

Juan Gonzalez: Arrogance of the MTA made strike a certainty

Stop Bush's illegal wiretaps -- act now! (Barbara Boxer)

Miller's Tale (Fighting Bush on Davis-Bacon)--The American Prospect

2005: Bad Year for Goliath- How About David?

Workers right to defy MTA

From "It Was Legal" To "I Am Lazy": The George Bush Domestic Spy Story

MOGAMBO GURU: 'Don't be a chump. Do it!'

Here I am, George... Come and Get Me

Think Tank Town--Ron Nessen--WaPo

CIA Goss Reportedly Warned Ankara of Iran Threat(Turk Press)

Robert Reich: Economic growth and strong civil liberties are inseparable

The Imminent Danger to Americans! tvnl

History warns Middle East could explode in war like pre-WWI Europe

O'Reilly vs. The New Yorker

Should U.S. Government apologize For American Indian Holocaust?

These neocons are nutts! Another NASA Plutonium Launch

MOGAMBO GURU: 'Don't be a chump. Do it!'

N.H. heating oil merchants launch energy conservation campaign

People are soooooo stupid

Allow me to repost - US GHG Totals Rise To Record 7.12 BILLION Tons

Christmas is Damaging the Environment

Environmental safeguards challenged by opponents of Arctic refuge drilling

Sneak Attack on Wind Farm

Guardian:Melting of permafrost threatens homes and roads, scientists warn

Peretz: Sharon has created 'two nations within our own country'

Troops arrest two Palestinians carrying bombs near Jerusalem

Rate of Gaza Qassam fire unchanged since pullout

Bethlehem walled off by Israel this Christmas

Bethlehem walled off by Israel this Christmas

PA: No elections if Israel bans voting in Jerusalem

'Commando' jailed for cheating women

Poll: 50% back Hamas talks

Gunmen kidnap Belgian, Dutch teachers north of Gaza City

Israel claims Iran has new missiles

Lieberman calls for probe into handling of Iranian threat

Katz: Bomb Strip, make Gazans flee

Bil'in residents set up 'outpost' west of separation fence

IDF girds for terror, warns it may cut power to Gaza

Is the Reopen 9/11 Documentary Reputable?

Shocking video

Did W actually say he saw the 1st crash on live TV?????

Fixing Elections for Fun and Profit

Support Fitrakis and Bonifaz

Election Reform, Fraud, & Related News WEDNESDAY, 12/21/05

CA State Senator Debra Bowen on KXRA 5PM PST about Diebold

Diebold Hack Hints at Wider Flaws

These are serious times, we have a corrupt election system +

AP : New Calif. Voting Machines Face Tests (12/21/2005)


I missed it, maybe others did, Volusia poll tapes in garbage video.

CA's Rethug SoS is trying to get Diebold machines certified by Feds!!!

Why the World Can't Wait

Assemblyman Van Tran explores run for Senate seat (in O.C.)

Feinstein takes lead in wiretap criticism

SF Bay Area Please Help Find Jerry Tang

Blanket Donations for the Homeless

Iowa should join in primary fight - DM Register - Dave Nagle Op-Ed

This week's Civic Skinny - 12-21-05 All about project labor agreements

District 2: Loebsack

More union support for Blouin

Don't worry, Johnny, we'll hardly recognize you but you'll get booed . . .

Anti-gay Rep. Emile Goguen (Fitchburg) may retire at end of term

Does Mark Kennedy support the ANWR filibuster?

What is Minnesota Swarm

Accused Murderer Escapes in Cincinnati

Jerry Springer won't run for office in 2006

"opposition research"

Bomb Hits Clifton Mosque (Cincinnati)

Looking for what to do with that $5/$10 in your pocket? Donate to Hackett


Diane Wilson of Code Pink Jailed in Victoria on Old Charges

Will Pryor announces for 32nd Congressional District

WI DUers help with this Northwestern poll...

Polling average, Real Clear Politics, Fox News


Dear Secretary (HHS) Leavitt

Question I hope someone can answer on wiretaps and such

Don't wait until (and if) Congress decides to impeach. Planned protest...

Aerial maps online draw global attention, ire

Spy court judge quits in protest.

VIDEO-Spying History in last 30-40 years

Tonight's AAR Line-Up...

what BushCo fails to understand -- or just chooses to ignore -- is . . .

Does Heaven exist or is it only a denial of the finality of death?

Sadamma Bin Laden

DU Petition! make Bush's Skull&Bones give back Geronimo's skull!

Bernie Ward starting a deconstruction of RW counter attack:

Wartime powers in a state of endless war?

Cheney Argues For Nixon-Era Powers - Toronto Star

Does anyone listen to DirectTV music, and the changes?

the 2008 ticket to REALLY shake things up: Moyers-Redford

Why does Specter want to wait until after Alito for hearings?

Bon soir, my friends. One last question: has

The Presidential Oath Of Office

Oxy made me think today, which is more than he seems to do most days

Are TIA and the NSA wiretaps related ? Some behind the scene info...

Kids Being Conditioned To Big Brother and Police State

Tabloid scumbag Martin Basheer is hosting Nightline?

CHRISTIAN COALITION sets agenda for 2006

US spy court judge quits amid spying debate

Why Do The Republicans Always Go For The Wrong Thing?

I've been pondering the War on Christmas again

Lawyer of the Year: Patrick Fitzgerald. The National Law Journal

BREAKING: AP reporting possible post-9/11 terrorist attack in Ohio!

I just perused some of the FBI docs RE: PETA on ACLU's website.

Guess who said this

Hogwash, John McCain, why are you shacking up with the big boys again?

BEHOLD America! BEHOLD how your President LIES TO YOUR FACES!

Dover, PA, a Republican County elects pro-evolution Democrats


Are we being set up?


The Globalization of our Values

What do you think of Mike Webb?

As long as the Repugs are loading up the defense bill, we can too!

Happy Holidays!

Looks like Southern New England is just a mecca for "terrorist activities"

I think I heard a click when I was talking to my Al Qaeda pals last night

For the the New Yorkers who have to walk this morning.........

Puh-leeze help DU this poll!!!

How can we get bush caught up in a Perjury Trap?

Abramoff is a snake in the grass please handle as such

Spy Briefings Failed to Meet Legal Test, Lawmakers Say (NYT)

The Christmas He Dreamed for All of Us

Thank you, Matt Drudge

"BUSH presents a CLEAR & PRESENT DANGER to the rule of law"

4 GOP Senators Hold Firm Against Patriot Act Renewal

Santa worm eyeing IM users of AOL, MSN and Yahoo

I know this is old but....

happy solstice

Medical examiner says cold killed mother, son

Check out the post from TPM about our "Criminal President"

What I want

Corporate Media shows bias re: Judges with a Capital "B"...

Check Out the Local NYC Fox News Logo for the strike >>>

What am I doing wrong here?

Rumsfeld found it interesting that bin Laden not heard from in a year

I had to laugh when I read this, so please don't beat on me too bad.

Syria agrees to hide Iran nukes.

"So the real General in the Iraq war may now be Karl Rove"

"Dear Osanta Bin Laden, I've been a good president"...

Rumsfeld speaks the truth

Tom Delay was right...!!!!! 'Follow the Truth Wherever It Leads'

Congressman Lets His Guitar Do The Talking/Rove leaks Santa's identity

"But we can't worry about the Constitution's fine print during war.'(Dowd)

"The only terrorist in this world that I know of is Bush."

Anti-terror squad produced Patrick Fitzgerald & blueprint for prosecutions

Showdown over ANWR

How the Spying Story will Unfold and Fade.....sigh

Blood Boil - Right Wingers Comment on Spy - Polls Up, so Okay?

Faux "News" musings

Face reality. "All politics is local" - Tip O'Neill

Is Capitol Hill Blue a reliable publication? (Dallas-free zone please)

Bush administration: we have to break the law because we're lazy.

What Judge Jones said plus a warning to Christians

this may upset a lot of people but

Iraq's election marks the final shipwreck of American and British hopes

Scott Ritter is on cspan WJ now, and he just said "It's imparitive that

According to most neocons(Freepers), Clinton must still be president

Cheney Breaks The Tie on Reconcilliation

Elton John prepares to 'marry'

Secret surveillance program apparently broke its own rules

FISA court judge has conscience, resigns.

Bush admin to delist wolves

If Bush Started to Sacrifice a Dozen Virgins...

What's the deal with Rush and drug use?


Please please please go away, Bill O'Reilly!!!!!

Do you remember Mayor John Street (PA) who's office was bugged while he

LAT: Skid Row Deaths Stun City Council

FBI Spying on Domestic Activist Groups

So when we learn that Bush wiretapped the Kerry Campaign

bush to hand out purple hearts to the g.i.'s who were needlessly crippled

I'd like to wish everybody

bush may be a Republican, but he is by no means a conservative.

How Is Spy Program Story 'Playing in Peoria'? Here's the Answer

Naive question re: wiretaps

Catholic School Group on U.S. 'THREAT' list

Mafia 'Oddfather' dies after faking madness

AAR just emailed me: Putting Marc Maron on air, but not MS

Karzai says unworried by U.S. Afghan troop cuts - Plenty of US mercenaries

For Mad Magazine Fans Who Hate Bushco - Spies vs. UandI

Don't expect an impeachment

What does Julius Caesar have to do with Jesus Christ?

Delete please

Allawi is the skunk at the party (Juan Cole)

Philadelphia Bar Association: Invoking the spirit of Independence Hall!

What's your highest priority?

We invaded a sovereign country and have called ourselves liberators

Two Explosions Reported at Ohio Mosque

Clinton is on Nickelodean,and he ROCKS!!

bush may be a Republican, but he is by no means a conservative.

My sons friend was killed last night. Hit and run.

The Sun Mother Created all things, why don't they teach that in Kansas?

The chimp on TV again?

Senate open for business - Frist and Reid up first

When being president just isn't enough

LAT: Officials Fault Case Bush Cited as Excuse for Spying

IF: FISA Needs to be Amended - THEN: Bush Committed Crimes

Senate Today: Profits from Rape of ANWR -> Hurricane Survivor Relief

Bethlehem walled off by Israel this Christmas

Divorce proceedings should be public record --- Discuss


Has much been said about who the "whistle blowers" are that

One more person signs up, and we're 82,000 DUers!

Greetings from Berlin - I just had a titanium implant in my neck

Jesus quits Jews, Signs with Romans -- Christmas Cancelled

now LIHEAP is on the Defense Bill?!??!

Don’t Be Fooled it is a Republican’s War

More from the supposed "lib'rul media"...

DeLay's going DOWN (also, please DU the Poll)

For the the New Yorkers who have to walk this morning.........

BREAKING: Freepers can't read

How can I show a photo on my DU posts?

FILIBUSTER. NOW. NOW. NOW. --> 1-800-426-8073

Freepers will be all over this FISA judge quitting- Combat spin???

Mosh - because it's still relevant

Did Clinton spy on US citizens?

Liberty Ebbs by Degrees

FISA Court Ruled Ashcroft's Policy Violated Right to Privacy in 2002 >>>

DU this poll

List Bush/Cheney reasons for impeachment here...

Someone Needs to Review the List of Names Involved in the Intercepts.

Chertoff stonewalling Waxman on procurements

Nightline Uses the C&I Words, Crime/Impeachment, & Promptly Freaks-Out

MSNBC - Do you Remember 2005?? Year in Review

DU MSRNC's poll of the day re:Intelligence

Labor losing to Corporate Propaganda! Time to help Labor frame the issues!

Can the Democrats request the Supreme Court to rule on "spying"

The question that no one has asked but demands an answer

Stephens having a meltdown on the floor

Pain Ray Headed to Iraq?

Cloture vote just started on Defense Appropriations...

Do the rightwingers ever check even ONE of their batshit "facts?"

Bush secretly collected names of gun owners in America

vote time on Cloture to the defense bill

REID is voting against cloture on defense appropriations bill!


Air America insult

We need an Encyclopedia of Bush Administration Crimes and Atrocities

Have you seen "NewsBusters"?

Will the Dems Filibuster the defense bill? Will the Nuclear Option be used

Hillary vs McCain or Allen -- compare their records

Holiday conversations with freeper relatives - tis the season, but

30 minutes of life support left

Paper Ballots NOW! Hand Counts NOW!! IMPEACHMENT NOW!!!

*FISA Spy Court Judge Quits In Protest *- WaPo

Quick! Need to know (for daughter)

C-Span Question

Religious Right's Claims Of A 'War On Christmas' Thinner Than Cheap

How many have quit this administration in protest of its policies?

Mrs. Clinton? Mrs. Clinton - NO

FYI SENATE already in session - CSPAN2

Resigned FISA Judge a Committed Clintonista (Newsmax headline)

A Matter of Trust

C-SPAN2 LIVE THREAD #2 -- Cloture Vote on Defense Bill with ANWR

Letter from Marc Maron

Ted Stevens: The Man Who Kept Funding From Our Troops

Toensing laughs at idea of investigating smirk spying on us

R Pete Dominici - It's ok to drill in Alaska, it's FROZEN!! (CSPAN-2)

Legal Shield for Vaccine Makers Is Inserted Into Military Bill


56 - 44 cloture is not agreed to

Wanna Win? I've got great idea!

post error

With the White House defiant : Why no outcry for Bush’s impeachment?

Cloture fails, motion to reconsider entered, revote coming

Tax Resistance?

MORE LIES & The 2002 Appeals Court Myth

Republican supporters are modern day TORIES; Stupid,unpatriotic Tory sheep

total war on Xmas : pope as "santa"

If we are "Do-Gooders" are Freepers "Do-Badders"?

WSJ Taranto: "108 Dems are now on record opposing victory"

YAYS 56/NOS 44

Looks like the DEMS have enough NO Votes to Filibuster ANWR

Hostages from some countries have a chance, but not U.S. and Brit captives

How Bush will weasel out of responsibility for illegal wiretapping

"Abramoff Lawyers in Plea Talks, Source Says"

Spy Court Judge Resigns In Protest!!!!

"Time of Useful Consciousness"- That's the time we're in right now.

"Computer worm traps child porn offender"

Armed Santa Claus takes on terrorist in holiday gun cards

I take it I missed Lord Vader in the Senate while I was out?

NYC strike: TWU displays for millions the power organized labor can have

"Saddam Says He's Been Beaten in Detention"

Answers are the easy part, Questions raise a doubt . . .

Merry Christmas to the Poor from the Evil Mr. Dick Potter ---pix-->>>

"I say the best disinfectant is full disclosure"- Tom DeLay, 11/16/95

"Pirro to Drop N.Y. Senate Bid, Sources Say"

O'Reilly Adds New Yorker Magazine to Blacklist

Judge in Scooter Libby, Sibel Edmonds cases is redacted in action

Why do they call it "intelligent design"?? What is intelligent about it?

Bush's crimes are so heinous it makes Clinton's crimes look like...

How many called and/or wrote Senators and Reps in the last week?


Corrupt is the Word

MSNBC 11:50EST: Smearing university faculty ("Jihad on Campus")

So I guess the Abu Gar-rebb photos have vanished once again...


Make Your Freedom of Information Act Request

"Donors Underwrite DeLay's Deluxe Lifestyle"

Feet that run speedily to cause mischief...

Ok, I missed the budget reconciliation vote and understand that

O'Lielly: I falsely accused Plano of banning red & green clothing.

Abramoff May Plead Guilty in Fraud Case Next Week (Bloomberg)

Abramoff is going to sing

Judge tells 'Intelligent Design' creeps to take a hike!

Question about the Intelligent Design ruling in Dover yesterday.

Bush Uses Military Doctors as Props for His Photo-Op ---pix->>>

Durbin(?) on C-SPAN: "SHAME on them."

Question for DU Oldbies (RW Attempting to Take Over Culture)

We're safer because of the Patriot Act and the idiot-in-chief

Cheney's January 2005 trip to Poland to visit secret CIA torture center

anyone have old "Prediction" posts?

Hang Your Head You Low Life Loser ---pix->>>

"Rumsfeld Doubts Bin Laden in Full Command"

woo hoo! Scott Ritter on C-Span

Onion: 'Operation Screw This'

Who aren't people enlisting?

How does the US government work?

Scott Ritter on CSPAN Now.!

Landing problems, car accidents, other local tragedies: Why national news?

Media Bias Is Real, Finds UCLA Political Scientist

The Next 24-Hour-A-Day News Story

TPM on Kristol's defender-of-the-constitution defense of *'s lawlessness

The spying story is hurting the Republcians, It's easy to tell because

Have you ever stared into the face of death????

Bush Lies, Again (Surprise, Surprise)

Is Spygate a Battle, the War, or something else?

Senate Roll Call Vote Results

"Kerry Calls Eavesdropping Defense 'Lame'"

Scotty BBQ BINGOoo!

New Will Pitt article up on

Scott McClellan question.

Sunnis are saying all hell will break lose, once the Iranians rule Iraq

MSM reports are on $40 billion in spending cuts, nothing about

Is GW Bush spying on us here at DU?

Would the Modern-Day C.S. Lewis Be a PETA Protester?

WH Press Gaggle on Now (1:28 central)


Goddam CNN, these people are PAID to get it right

MSNBC is reporting BUSH & Senate reach agreement on Patriot Act

Maybe a strange thing with mapquest. I moved a couple

Carnival of the Liberals #2 is up!

Remember Back In January Of 2000

I used to say Merry Christmas...but not anymore!

You have got to be F'ing kidding me...

Damn Yankees

My latest O'Reilly-mas experience

MSNBC: The "I" word. WTF, why can't they say it!

The Meaning Cower of FISA

Kos dismisses transit strike as "regional issue"

I have a horrible confession to make...I must rid myself of this burden...

Rockefeller and Pelosi COULDN'T Release Their Letters

Frist on C-Span 2 whining about "childish actions" by Dems

During these Holidays, some should be thankful for NSA...

Would the ACLU even care if freeps send them cards?

Mrs. K8

Another Scottie on CSPAN Now! McClellan .....

Doobie Brother now a secret weapon on terror

Clear Channel having troubles! I wonder why?

What's the Chimperor on live right now for?

Lawyers Guns and Money.. A Parody..

I have to share this-Homosexual views about going to war

Why Would Frist Vote Against Cloture?

Kennedy on Ed Schultz now

Have major Democrats criticized the media within the past five years?

DU this poll,

Freepers are SO DAMN Stupid (Buh, buh, buh Clinton Did It)

Union of Concerned Scientists : Food & Enviro Newsletter

More proof that Bush is an @55hole.

Why did Frist vote no on ANWR?

Armed Santa Claus takes on terrorist in holiday gun cards.

So Cheney comes home to vote to CUT Social Security!

$1M/day fine. Will TWU just declare bankruptcy?

Now that Pirro's out, who will run against Hillary?

Don't give up on Alaskans yet...

Is There Oil In Europe? Where Does Israel Get Its Oil?

"Operation Screw This!" New Troop Exit Strategy

Did anyone see Scott Ritter on C-span today?

is anyone keeping track of those who wouLd seLL out workers

Anybody have that Bill Maher clip or verbage

Some one needs to go through the transcript of Gonzales for Atty. Gen.

Attempt to Turn Ca. National Park into Private Hunting Grounds

The Greatest Political Event in History!

I miss Morning Sedition

FYI: Scott Ritter coming up on AMERICAN JOURNAL (C-SPAN)

Seniors can't afford life saving medication with new Medicare drug program

CSPAN: Leahy, Schumer on about the Patriot Act

XM ad for AirAmerica Radio: "More lies and distortion..."

Here's the top story being floated on a faux Homeland Security website

Sol Invictus is comin' to town..10:30am pst or so...

I'll try to lose weight, Sharon promises Bush

Toussaint: mayor's language is the problem: lack of respect for workers

Our party needs a Newt Gingrich!

Freeps think Photo of Pope's Silly Christmas Hat is Photoshopped

Remember when King George exempted himself from intelligence reporting

Leak probe not seen to end with Rove, lawyers say

Attention Surveillance Personnel!

For a week they've claimed they can do whatever they want. Now . . .

Now I'm totally depressed:this is the real effect of Bush breaking the law

Question for computer whiz -

Please help DU this poll...

Ohio Patriot Act to allow Gestapo to demand "Your papers please"

Have anyone been talking to freepers who are neighbors , relatives or

Judge Says Union Chiefs May Face Jail

"Malloy in the Morning" - has a nice ring to it, eh?


Jamie Gorelick.................. where are you

So ANWR is out..Patriot Act on-hold..ID in the trash bin..

LAT: Officials Fault Case Bush Cited (also poll)

CSPAN2: Scott Ritter on (Repeat)

Wiretapping and Presumed Innocence

After the next horrible terror attack, the Neocons will __________

LAZY Bush to Sharon: Stop working hard - Slack off like me!!!!

CSPAN2 - The Senate is going to do "something" soon

Breaking News: Cheney Breaks Senate Tie on Spending Cuts

so any legs to the story bill clinton also had warrantless wiretaps?

This is pure Rove, straight from the playbook...CONFUSE THE ISSUE

Great Response to WP's lame excuses...Read this!

Victoria Toensing = Pro-fascist, Repuke, Media Whore, S*it-for-brains

Reasons for hope and joy

Program == solution

“In Time of War...”

Credit card issued to tree (one result of the new bankruptcy bill)

Chertoff look-alike .... Which one is for real?

A question to computer experts

International Society for Human Rights: any info about this org? moonies?

Pirro Runs For The Hills

My president is terrorizing me.

I'm so tired of the Repubs saying that regular Americans weren't spied on

Bloomberg just crossed the republican line..

Beware of Eastman Kodak products

Lou Dobbs poll:

There have been MULTIPLE Terrorist attacks within the U.S. since 9/11

Joel Osteen's wife a terrorist? "Verbal altercation with flight attendant"

From Michael Moore's website: Drudge Blows It...

DNC: Vitally important that we get to the bottom of this explosive scandal

Looking for some last-minute gift ideas? The GOP has some for you!

Boxer Introduces Legislation to Honor Fallen Prisoners of War

From the Edwards: "We Wish You Grace"

Frist just called the Democrats in the Senate "CHILDISH"..on C-SPAN.

Does anyone have positive quotes from dictators?

Bush Pardons Fellow Cokehead

Randi Rhodes CACI Lawsuit -- Anybody have the Latest?

Now OFFICIAL ... as of Jan 2nd, 2006 - Colmes OFF XM 167, Malloy LIVE...

Help! DU this Poll in Houston Chron re Bush's illegal wiretapping

TV feed of Saddam trial being censored as he said mean things about US

Why has the Senate been so quiet for so long?

Meanwhile: on another issue Bush acknowledges failure to find WMD may

Bird flu sure got put on the back burner all of a sudden like

looking back, it's been a really shitty year for little georgey

Hardball-Biden told Mitchell that the Dec to use force was EQUAL

Specter wants Alito confirmation hearings before


Fuck you, wolfie.

Aldrich Ames? Clinton? What the hell does this have to do with wire tappin

The Real Christmas Scandal Continues

"2006 will offer up Nixon-era nastiness and a chorus of calls to impeach"

California nixes Diebold machines.

most folks want bush impeached now, that means we are in grave danger

Hoekstra, Chair HI Committee Press Conf.Trashing Dems over NSA Intell

VIDEO-Schuster on Bush Spying

How Long Will the Chimp's Christmas Vacation Be?

Pirro would have dropped out of the race sooner but

Bush started the spying on Americans before 9/11

Apologies to Sir Ian Flemming - Dick's Cheney's "The Spy Who Bugged Me"


Venezuela gives Exxon ultimatum

Why doesn't Bloomberg just freakin' settle with the union?

I believe that the president should suspend the Bill of Rights

Question about the spying

Zaccarias Moussaoui and the FBI FISA court screwups

Again, I want to know WHO Bush has been spying on.

Why doesn't Clinton & Carter Just Come Out and Speak Out

You know, I think I'd take more pleasure in seeing Dick Weenie impeached

nice gift for readers, booklovers and creative souls...

Today, I am a DU man!......

CBS leads with the resigning judge. 3 other judges upset.

Under the Elevated Track, a New Sensation: Silence

VIDEO- Biden Says Declaration of Force Equiv to War Decl

Wednesday's Mike Malloy- Randi Rhodes Truthseekers check in

Bush proves to Iraqis their constitution is worthless, just go around it

The NSA's pre-9/11 wiretapping failed to keep us safe!! Let us not forget!

Poor Ted Stevens

What can the recent Republican failures be chalked up to?

My new blog

On the solstice

Cheney needs a new name. Pick one for him.

OH Goody Scottie on Cspan2 during quorum call break

A thorough debunking of the whores incessant lies about Carter and Clinton

Why can't we hear what is going on in the Saddam Trial?

Lieberman: "It took a lot of guts for a lot of people to stand up"

Pat Robertson expresses his disgust for religion

Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska-Asswipe) looks really evil....

Does Bush = OJ?

BREAKING: Santa Only Gifting Rich Kids This Year Due to War on Christmas!

How come there are no ex-gay dating services?

vickie toensing CALLS IN to wolfie's show about Clinton's "abuse" of FISA

Caption *

POLL -Say "It's Bush's fault." (so they'll stop "It's Clinton's ..." ??)

Conservative Appeals Court Slams Administration on Padilla Detention

Which is better?

Bogus Story That Pentagon Labelled a Gay Kiss-In a “Credible Threat”

while wandering around the bookshelves in the internet


Child support payments to go to feds - Families to lose income

W's New Trifecta: Watergate, Iran-Contra, and Monica all in one week.

My Tarot Cards Say

S. Fla activist group may sue govt. for spying, demands congress. inquiry

Abramoff to plead guilty and sing.

I am not a member of the Carpenters Union, but I honk at their line

Why's tacking an unpopulr bill onto another bill,often burying it,allowed?

The Quakers are the proof that this surveillance has NOTHING to do with

It is time for Congress to review the War Powers Act

"Give me Liberty or give me Death!'

Great Article by Anna Quindlen

"Fair and Balanced" CNN questions businesses if strikers are "UNPATRIOTIC"

Which right-wing hackass disgusts you the most?

Need a union to join? Here's one that could help us all...

Normally I don't like to give credence to online polls, BUT...

This is America today...sigh:

The Dubya Show

I don't care about Happy Holidays vs Happy Christmas, ALL I care about is

Nice banner, Dumbass. Shows that you care.

How is offshoring good for national security?

ID idiots might face perjury charges!

Is a "War on Terror" any more of a real war than the "War on Drugs"?

Help save a marriage! Synonyms needed for "lying scumbag"

Conservative Judge Argues Bush Adminstration Lacks Credibility

Kerry, Cantwell and Leiberman news conf. NOT on c-span

Neocons, with corporate dons, hedge their bets on Shia

Cheney and * have accomplished what Osama never dreamed of.. bringing down

Look Who's Looking NOW...

Got my bumper sticker in the mail today;

An 8 hour quorum call! This shit is even testing my patience!

From "It Was Legal" To "I Am Lazy": The George Bush Domestic Spy Story

Now how could B*sh poll ratings keep going up on faux,

And amid all the news about spying and terrorism gasoline prices have

Senate protest move on budget bill may force House to reconvene

Want your democracy back?!? Here's an idea:

Turn on the Abrams Report on MSNBC, re: wiretapping.

Iraq election a DISASTER - two new Talibans created !

Idea: Maybe the govt shouldn't have anything to do with marriage?!

Why the national TWU and the NYC local don't see eye to eye...

Ted Kennedy Wants You...

Ways to apply Propaganda

Huge news day & Rita Cosby is covering the Menendez brothers

Is the WaPo a reliable source?

Kennedy speaking now - CSPAN2

Dear Republicans,

Patriot Act

MSNBC poll Do you think that disclosing intelligence

Ted Stevens (R-Alaska-Asswipe) is really pissed! (heh, heh!)

MSNBC Live Vote on Impeachment

Thom Hartmann suspects spying is widespread ... even on politicians

Today, Bush Visited the Wounded -photos

Please DU this ID poll

Why are we suprised? RE: Spying

Clueless about pensions

Ted Stevens had a really bad day! (despite his lucky tie!)

Is this the Night Senator Stevens Resigns?????

Guess who said this?

How Dems are screwing up the Patriot Act issue

Coulter likens WhiteHouse Spying to WWII Japanese Interment-- Both Good!

Will Republican Senators Save the Republic?

"Dang Bush, I Hate You!"....

Sharing The Magic of Christmas From Bristol, England.......!

Ted Stevens talking on the Senate floor now on cspan

Has Anyone Done Research on Conservative Marketing?

Just disgusting

Could we all send Bill O'ImadeupawaronChristmas an email wishing him....

VIDEO-George Allen and Biden on Hardball-EDITED

The Radical Right-Wing War on Politeness

cheney: its no accident that we haven't been attacked in 4 years

ANWR drilling dropped from defense appropriations bill?

Update on UMASS student who was visited by the feds for Little Red Book

It's the all Joe Biden TV festival poll!

Ted Stevens answer me this: if oil companies pay no taxes

Santa ..Dubya..separated at birth??


Big huge security at military base today.... truck had to be scanned

Why it is not a good thing that the judge resigned

Attention Truthseekers....Peter Werbe on Mike Malloy

History will remember "The Lone Whistle" at Al-Asad Air Base

Anyone read a good overview of why Ws spying is illegal?

Mr Stevens? Mr Stevens Aye

Anyone know the status of the Pombo Land Grab?

Check out this MSNBC Poll on whether * should be impeached!

It was an awakening for me

Freep comments: four appeals courts ruled that Shrub had the...

LTTE to NYT on Patriot Act, Rudy Giuliani's Bullcrap.

Whos of goodwill love their Consti-Who-Tion

Help the NYC striking transit worker here....

House Intelligence panel agrees on plan to investigate Cunningham

DU suggestion for POLLS: Don't show results until you vote.

15 days * has to go to court in a time of war!!

effin Will Pitt is on Malloy!!!

Michelle Malkin on Cindy Sheehan: "Oh, cry me a river."

Bird Flu resistant to Tamiflu!?

VIDEO-Gonzales Threatens Americans

Check out the pic of BUsh on CNN

With the repukes bringing up Carter and Clinton.......

I Just Won A Mini-Battle At My Local Gas Station. It Felt Damn Good.

bush had four great years though didn't he? but that shit is all over

I thought Ted Stevens was going to challenge Cantwell to a duel

Ted Stevens is a miserable piece of shit.

Can Shrub be indicted?

Throw Roger from the train!

Blair does a monthly news conference. Why doesn't Bush?

Privacy/Safety duality is a FALSE CHOICE

Senate's back C-SPAN2 n/t

VIDEO-Murtha on Bush's Secret Spying

"Thank you Swiftees" (From Freerepublick)

VIDEO-Bob Baer on Bush SPYING

If you want to see how contemptuous they are of the press and the public

Mattel is caving to the right wing re: American Girl philanthropy

CSPAN GEEKS - Blank Roll Call List for Senate

What if you were offered $500 MILLION to join them?

Demand Bush Turn Over to the FISA Court the List of Who He Spied On NOW >

Please DU this poll!!

This story is very sad and disturbing

i just saw "bob roberts" for the first time in years

The Corporatization of Election Polling Places?

I DEMAND IMPEACHMENT NOW!!! They have thrown down the gauntlet-what will

I hope the Patriot Act is extended. Here's why:

'High' risk in Symantec antivirus software flaw

"Concerned Women" PRAISE Senate for Healthy Marriage Bill

Hope This ISN'T A Dupe... Question To Those In NYC...

check it out!: The Lost Scrolls of Frosty

Caption Bush...again

It's not a war, so why does * get all of these "wartime" powers?

killer paragraph from judge's decision in Dover intelligent design case:

Yet Another Jesus Sighting Has Scientists Baffled (Photo)

Critics Cheer Dick Cheney in "PRIVATE DICK"!

". . . when Americans wake up on January 1, we will not be as safe."

How many here believe we're experiencing all out class warfare?



To the Vietnam Vets what do you think today

WashPost: Froomkin >> Return of the 'I-Word'

Teen abuse of pain killers up as they mimic Rush Limbaugh's behavior


Please DU This Portland, Oregon poll

Censure and Impeachment

Stephanie Miller is on - tune in!

International Transit Workers Union Condemns NYC strike

History will be the judge......

ATTN. Union Busters and Corporate Sympathizers

Beware! * means to let the PATRIOT Act expire

I'm sticking to the union

People who believe that their values are under assault? They're right!

Why Do The Republicans Always Go For The Wrong Thing?

Defense Bill WITHOUT ANWR passes 93-0

Let's coin a term. The opposite of TIN FOIL HAT.

The FISA Judge who quit learned of it through news reports! Dammit all

I want to be Queen for a day

An Easy Way to Keep America's Poor Warm

Christian Science Monitor Poll

Gonzales just refused to answer if domestic to domestic communications...

Lawyers Guns and Money... A Parody on Bush..

Armed and dangerous: Taliban gear up thanks to poppies...

Are people waking up?

attempts to placate, mollify, justify and encourage conciliation coming

What are your three biggest political issues?

Happy Birthday Granny D! ... please sign her virtual "birthday card"

Why did Akaka and Inoyue vote 'aye' for cloture? Answer:

TOONS: Making a List and Tapping it Twice Edition! (dialup warning)

Gonzales: "when Americans wake up on January 1, we will not be as safe"

Dedicated to those who do nothing... those who are indifferent...

Admin admits it didn't want to get the FISA law changed and too

NYT: Frist slips broad legal shield for vaccine makers into military bill

Senate blocks ANWR - its official from the AP wire!

What Democratic lawmakers BELIEVE there is voting machine fraud?

Ann coulter is a @$#&!!!!

Bush was sporting a bulge during his press conference on Monday. (pics)

Are We a Nation of Laws, or Aren't We? Bush Broke the Law! IMPEACH!!!!!

HOLIDAY SPECIAL -- Ads on DU are 75% OFF! -- Limited Time Only!

Attention Repuke CSPAN Callers!

The Smoking Gun: Why Bush Issued His Illegal Executive Order in 2002

Seattle will go ALL MAIL in BALLOT!!!

Who do you consider the REAL president of the USA?

A statement from a top FBI official to chill your bones

In honor of hwmnbn...DU 1000 sign in!

Does anyone else have torn feelings due to the NYC Transit Worker Strike??

Has anyone listened to Limbaugh lately?

Is Dubya Blissed Out Here? (Pic)

Leahy/Sununu agreement: 6 month extention of Patriot Act!

Imagine my jaw dropping when I saw my energy bill for this month!

"Your Friend, The Filthy Pagan"

Anybody seen any orange hats or scarfs yet? n/t

I miss the way American companies used to do business.

It's beginning to look a lot like Solstice...

My daughter's 18th birthday today.

The worst consequences of the Bush wiretaps haven't even hit yet.

Usual republican cant:"We want strict constructionists on the bench!"

CA State Senator Debra Bowen on KXRA Now about Diebold. Link.

Happy Solstice everyone

To my friends at the office ann coulter board

Disgusting e-mail I got from Freeper woman I know.

Iran's victory revealed in Iraq election (Robert Scheer, SF Chronicle)

No one is going to convince me that bushitler won't be impeached over

What a day this has been -- I'm having trouble keeping track:


Damn, that Jay guy filling in for Springer...

Great story here. It will make your day!

Kansas becomes dumping ground for radioactive war waste

Famous pastor's wife involved in flight disturbance

VIDEO-Hardball/Mitchell SMACKDOWN of Repub Clinton/Carter Spy BS

Dear Gov. Dean -- The BIG New York Times story yet to be told …

Bush was spying on a Catholic group that promotes antipoverty efforts

Random, bulleted points about Chimpy and the Lancelot Affair.

Do They Know It's Christmas Time - Hurricane Survivors Flash Video

Treason's Greetings !!!

Saddam says tortured and beaten by Americans

Solstice Harrassment

A message to all those previously Tombstoned:

Under what circumstances would you cross a picket line?

Olberman's Photo of Adam's Apple Annie.....

MSNBC poll: Do you believe President Bush's actions justify impeachment?

The Problem with Religious Moderates

Sign Barbara Boxer's petition to have

Breitweiser exposes *'s phony 9/11 justification for warrantless wiretaps

Are You Canvassing In SanFrancisco ? Please Help Find Jerry Tang.

Help me recreate a dish

Anyone ever heard of "Whites"?

Technical question about self-cleaning ovens & high temp cooking

Fun food related pictures from the web

What childhood foods gross you out?

What are you doing for Christmas veggies?

We have the best group on all of DU right here.

Conservative candidate in serious condition after car accident

NYT: Spy Briefings Failed to Meet Legal Test, Lawmakers Say

Plan to split up U.S. 9th Circuit court dropped – for now

Guardian:Melting of permafrost threatens homes and roads, scientists warn

Texas Priest Accused of Groping Teen

Toyota could overtake GM as top automaker in 2006

Two foreign teachers abducted in northern Gaza

Government fails to block Iraqi death inquiry

Kerry calls Bush defence of domestic spying: "Lame".

Bin Laden may be unable to command, Rumsfeld says

Paper: Judge Resigns Over Bush Spy Program

Chalk's under money cloud (Miami seaplane crash)

Religious parties deal blow to US hopes for Iraq

(British) Government fails to block Iraqi death inquiry (War Crimes)

Iraq election losers unite to contest result

LA Times: Skid Row Deaths Stun City Council

Witness Recounts Torture by Saddam Regime

U.S. EPA ignores its own scientists in new soot rules

Santa Claus Uses Handgun to Protect Children From Terrorist

California prisons to end race-based policy

US Senate vote on Alaska drilling too close to call

Lobbyist Abramoff lawyers in plea talks with feds, source says

Federal appeals court upholds Kentucky Ten Commandments display

Senate blocks oil drilling in an Alaska wildlife refuge Wednesday!!

Ottawa demands answers in death of Canadian peacekeeper in Haiti

CNN: Cloture fails on DOD Spending Bill (W/ANWR)

Sunnis see fraud, call for new election

Study Documents Menopause in Gorillas

US 'disappointed' Germany freed TWA hijacker

University of California retains contract to run Los Alamos lab

'Upset' Ralston says she's not going anywhere (Assistant to Rove & *)

'Upset' Ralston says she's not going anywhere- Keep the crooks in the WH

Bush decries Democrats for stalling Patriot Act - Wednesday 12/21/05

Hispanic Caucus Furious Over Frontline Dems Immigration Vote

Sen. Specter poised to revive Patriot Act (chances of a deal "brighter")

Americans tortured me - Saddam

Police probing explosion outside Cincinnati mosque

Iraqi Sunni party says rebels intensify violence(much blood will be spilt)

Safety fears for fleet of new LNG tankers after leaks are found (Guardian)

US inducts 66 soldier citizens in Saddam palace

LA Times: Taking the Christmas Out of Christ

Update on UMASS student who was visited by the feds for Little Red Book

Bush administration urges quick settlement of New York transit strike

U. of Cal. to Run Los Alamos Laboratory

WHouse calls Saddam claim of torture 'preposterous'

Abramoff's `Equal Money' Went Mostly to Republicans

Appeals Court Slams Administration on Padilla Detention

Buyout bill was thrown last-minute curveball (LA recovery)

Morales builds lead for Bolivian presidency

federal appeals court denied Wednesday a Bush administration

Sen. Clinton's GOP challenger quits race

Senate imposes budget cuts - barely - that trim Medicaid and student loans

Ruling may create new interest in intelligent design movement | Seattle PI

Two New Orleans cops fired in taped beating case

Democratic Underground needs volunteers to serve as moderators!

Abramoff likely to flip, testify

Update: Senate passes $40 billion in budget cuts (WTF??)

Senators Remain at Patriot Act Impasse

MSNBC: Pirro to withdraw from run against Hillary Clinton tomorrow

19 States to Miss Fair Vote Law Deadline

India defends nuclear deal with US

CENTCOM: Task Force Baghdad Soldier killed (2158)

US spending cut bill faces another hurdle

Republicans fear lobbyist's plea bargain

More evidence bird flu can evade drug: report (Tamiflu)

Ted Stevens had a really bad day! (despite his lucky tie!)

Fla. argues shackling inmate during his trial did not violate his rights

Menorah vandalized in Philadelphia park

Bush: future generations will say "thank God" for perseverence Iraq

Patriot Act to be extended six months

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday 21 December

Britain will be first country to monitor every car journey

Troops bound by human rights law, say judges (Britain)

The poll says ... Merry Christmas! (69% use greeting - Gallup Poll)

'Bloodshed will last five years' (former UK envoy to Iraq)

News Conference Held About Bombs At Mosque

Katrina was weaker than first thought (was Category 3 storm)

Jail 'Possibility' for NYC Transit Leaders

Feinstein takes lead in wiretap criticism

Morales to nationalize Bolivia oil, gas

Chertoff says FEMA may see radical changes(union official quotes him as sa

Report: Death penalty losing favor

Yates to leave prison for mental hospital

New York Strike Causes Hospital Blood Shortage

Leak probe not seen to end with Rove, lawyers say - Merry Fitzmas

BREAKING: Senate Blocks Alaska Refuge Drilling

Ice Age Footprints Said Found in Outback

NYT: Spying Program Snared U.S. Calls

US diamond valuing scandal spreads

Annan lays out plans, lashes out at media

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Judge rejects challenge over N.C. voting equipment (Diebold wins one)

US court rules against US govt in Padilla case

Japan whalers, Greenpeace in ocean stand-off

Pelosi Requests Declassification of Her Letter on NSA Activities

NOTEBOOK: Cheney Comfortable in the Air

(Bob) Graham shares details of his wiretap "briefing" (Miami Herald)

Pelosi Salutes Senate Democrats on ANWR Vote; Force House Budget Vote

Experts Say Wiretap Fight May Taint Cases

Fragile beach mice survive hurricanes

Specter wants Jan. surveillance hearings (Gonzales leadoff witness)

Odessa, Texas School Board chooses Bible-based curriculum for class

Spied on by government, Florida group demands congressional inquiry

California refuses approval of Diebold voting machines

Senators reach agreement to extend Patriot Act for six months.

Cheney Calls for Stronger Presidential Powers

Saddam says tortured and beaten by Americans

Supreme Court of Canada says OK to swingers clubs with group sex, swapping

Gonzales asked Germany to hold hijacker

Analog TV broadcasts to end by 2009

Bush pardons Denver attorney

Russians Observe Stalin's 126th Birthday

Pirro Abandons Challenge to Sen. Clinton

Britain will be first country to monitor every car journey

I am convinced that I.E. basically bitchslapped Firefox off my PC. It

Can a woman be a CURMUDGEON?

Watching Lost.... boy, Michelle Rodriquez has no range. She hits the same

You can have Christmas. Festavus is for the rest of us.

hello boys.

Who loves Google Earth?

How did you survive getting laid off?

South Park: "Woodland Critter Christmas" is on!

Who wants to wrap my package?

If you found out your photo was on a 'naughty' site

So, Martha Stewart picked a new apprentice based on the way they dressed

Someone being nasty with outdoor Christmas display...

Didn't this used to be a DU smiley?


Oh, goody! My favorite car ribbon yet...

How do you feel?

Joke! (or don't)

There's a new Redstone's Rule.

I just did Barbara Boxer

What's an Adam's Apple?...starring Ann Coulter as "boy reaching puberty"

Celebrity Culture: The "Sophisticates" Of The Chattering And...

damn, what a day in GD, im pooped







Why did Randi take two weeks off?

I realize I've done nothing but complain all day,


DU this poll Lounge! crosspost

So, I go Friday, to my Arsonist Parole hearing

One more person signs up, and we're 82,000 DUers!

Quick, somebody call a buddy to join DU



someone go on yahoo and offer a free ipod to whoever signs up on DU

We're almost at 82,000 mebmers!!!

It's official! 82,000 user registrations!

Office Rats 2

Nothing better than almost dying for pride...



hey spys, im going to bed now, dont forget to log it


What do you do to control your anger?

I'm sure the elections in Bolivia willusher in a new era of good relations


All together now...

Of course beauty is only skin deep..

Bush defends eavesdropping, and restroom peeping

Every time I think I have an insight, something profound

The Greatest and Worst Presidents Ever: The Definitive Poll

1000+ points of discussion. Thanks everyone! n/t



I just about lost my cookies....

Gwen Stefani Pregnant


Have you ever watched the new game show Steal or No Steal?

My Love



The office was priceless tonight

Stupid question here


G'night all.

Dry winter air can cause skin to crack and get itchy and cause nosebleeds

Scientists Find Sand On Seafloor (Actual Headline)

I see cornermouse finally made it to the big time..... now has

I just about lost my boobies!

the one I love

Finally! Finished art!

I just about lost my bookies!

Congratulations to Elton John!

Wednesday morning earworm.

SANTARCHY! "Forty drunken Santas rampaged through central Auckland....."

**YAWN** What The HELL Goes On Here At This Hour?

Fire Official Didn't Know He Was Masturbating On Webcam For Other Firemen

Rumsfeld says he doubts bin Laden is in charge if he is still alive.

Okay who got me this?

The LAST Battle of the WAR ON CHRISTMAS: by Fox News (Parody)

Good Wednesday Morning, Everybody!

Have you watched the new game show, Deal or No Deal?

I lose

How do I pull up "bookmarked " items? I can't find the icon.

Are you having something non-traditional for Christmas meal?

I'm not sure I like Firefox

Well, that sucked.

Riddle of "corpse bride" draws crowds

Cranium: a major disappointment.

I'm not sure I like Foxfire

Decorate your own virtual Xmas cookie.

Stalin Had Plan To Create Half-Man, Half-Ape Super Warrior Army

When was the last time Hanukkah started on Christmas day?

Ah, the trek to work begins anew

House last night!

Well it's the solstice..

Yule Day 2005.....Happy Winter Solstice

I get confused when I'm shopping for women's clothes.

Dubya has a new CD

2005: Were you Naughty or Nice this year?

Avant News: Talking Points Delivery Mix-up Shakes American Right Wing.


Man Tasered In Court Room

HAPPY SOLSTICE EVERYONE!! Days get longer from here on out!

I need some Christian Camo

Mmm! We just had homemade biscuits and tomato gravy!

Porn Found On Judge's Work Computer

Time for another stupid joke-off!

Screw TWA.

UPDATE about my real estate tax problem


Do you think Listerine really works....

If you choke a smurf...

This is Annabanana-- our Hurricane Rita child. (PiCS!)

Someone asked me to post this here as well... (photo)

How do you teach your wife to play golf?

I just slept for 24 hours. Ask me almost anything.

Hey! Wanna hear a funny joke about Brazilians?

After several months, this is post numer :

A poll for married (or equivalent) folks...

Louisiana Cajundome Needs 70 Volunteers To Flush Toilets In 'Flushoff'

I"m in a great mood...

Who Will Buy This Wonderful Morning.....

Check out this flash video linked in GD

I thought it was a dream I kicked some guys ass. But it was real. He was

This Solstice BIG LIE


Johnny Damon sells soul to now a Yankee.

Accessibility Options ROCK - do you modify yours?

I spent 24 hours prancing around naked and farting on a sleeping guy

HEY! Southlandshari!!! You feeling better today?

If you were a vegetable/fruit/nut

Phil Spector's Christmas album is the best there is

Which of these CDs would you most like to hear repeatedly

Nip/Tuck Spoiler, Spoiler, Spoiler, Carver Reveal

News Web Site Runs MUG SHOTS Of Criminals (They are 10 & 13 Years Old)

The VP Elect in waiting and his family

how do you run eight wireless cameras to one computer?

Lunch just isn't "LUNCH" when your on vacation

Coltrane...Love Supreme....

Damn. GDP is like a freakin' graveyard right now with all the...

Happy birthday to me--the big 39!

HELLO from california!

Happy Festivus!! Today let us have the "Airing of the Grievances"

Matcom and DS1 stole my popcorn!

I just about lost my hut!

If you have time on your hands, here's something a co-worker

My latest sun is sinking fast

Favorite Christmas food?

A Poll for Single People

Rut-ro, Reorge....

Hello boys! Have a good night's rest? I missed you!

So I Google image searched Yuppie Hell -and got this as the first hit

Dave Chapelle is the victim of a conspiracy!

You want to hear something really sad?

If you want it, here it is, Come and get it

Five days off in a row

Mmmm. I having a cup of Peet's Holiday Blend. It's good, as usual,

Need someone to adopt my baby cockatiels

Little known Chuck Norris facts...

D'oh! I'm too late for the mitten tree.

Pilots Hate Bush, too

I betcha I know who you all miss!

24 (the show) starts next month...

Have you ever stared into the face of death????

This sounds like a GREAT job.

Merry Christmas !

Will F'n Pitt

Your Album of the Year for 2005.

Shocker! Officials: Sen. Clinton's GOP challenger to quit race

How many times have you been glued to a toilet?

American Idol (the show) starts next month

The Christmas Truce of 1914

take THAT, Barbie!

I think we need to see Shell Beau dance!

I think my brain exploded...

stay out of this thread!

Hey Ron Mexico - your namesake made the Pro Bowl

Things are cool!

Argh . I just ranted at a post on another board.


You may be wrong

So I don't get this - Venom is to be the baddie in Spiderman 3

ATTENTION: Non-brazillion joke here (I promise)

I am a man of constant sorrow

I am really craving a tickle!

Which AAR listener are you?

Hooray! Quittin' time is here!

Is Marvin Gay?

I am really craving a pickle!

German towns may erect 'No Prostitutes Here' signs

I really need

post your favorite smilies thread

A Spinal Tap Christmas

it's days like this that i just want to scream...

Ahh the Transit Strike....We New Yorkers are Such Special People

Question about Bill O'Reilly

What's your favorite lineup of Ringo Starr's "All-Starr Band"?

is it matcom's?

Yay for me! I have tonsilitis!!

So. In what manner may I make an arse of myself tonight?

Time to name Shell's baby!

What is your favorite "Holiday" film?

its that time again!

Let's create our own Hemingway short story...

You people REALLY need to STOP with the RUMORS!

Great news...

Canadians Can Have Group Sex in Clubs - Top Court

I No Feel Good!

Dear Penthouse

Why do women who've lost some weight, tuck in their shirts

Underwear goes Inside the Pants - Greg Giraldo

What's the frequency, Kenneth?

WHY does this guy have to stand in the hall, 4 feet from my desk, and

Ladies of your ob matcom?

Is this considered spam?

HOLD IT! ... WAIT!... since when has Elton John been gay?

I just about lost my nuts!

Ladies of your ob a guy or gal?

SHOCKING George W. Bush photo. I PRAY that Laura never sees this.

In the Left Is Write kitchen today...

two more days of work

Giggling Murderer impeachment poll. What do you think?

Presenting the SeattleGirl hairdo makeover!

Oh Holy Nightmare on Malloy!

Bi_baby is coming over to celebrate...

Music suggestions needed...

Frank Zappa, born 12/21/40: The present day composer refuses to die

15,000 posts! You may worship me!!


The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 12/21/05)

Do you (sometimes) Sympathy Post?

Question about Sirius left

I'm off to party for awhile...have a good night all...

nice gift for readers, booklovers and creative souls...

Anybody have any optimism they'd like to share?

I just realized I haven't been in the lounge in a long time

Matcom knocked up my sister, ask me anything

Dammit. Ok. I admit it. Matcom and DS1

French Fries the right way

Atrios website question

On the scanner: A woman was just beaten by her husband with a wrench

Tom Cruise, PLEASE come out of the Closet...

Ok, if I suspected I had carpal tunnels, what kind of doc should I see?

Weird neighbors?

Whoever designed the packaging for this DVD should be flogged

Is it me or can a well-done cappucino bring tears to your eyes too?

I havent Gone Home in a Week ...Ask me anything!

Red Sox!? Yeah, You! Thanks for the Johnny Damon-for-Christmas!

Who wants some homemade dark chocolate-covered almond clusters?

Where's the @#$%^ Hide-A-Thread, Skinner !?!

several of us are close to milestones - ask us anything!

No more billyskank

Everyone at DU have a great holiday season!

My Wife is trying to make me watch "The Brothers Grimm"

when you post in the lounge, you only help the terrorists

merry chris-mas.

the guy from the hat shop said make a reservation at 6pm

Crate & Barrel Chocolate-covered marshmallows

I went home early from work, ask me *cough* anything.

Judged a chili cooking contest the other day:

What is up with the Google logo?

The Twelve Days of Christmas: post your own favorite version! Make one up!

Has Matcom calmed down yet over the Johnny Damon situation

would you call this doo wop?

The cost of the 12 Days of Christmas at a 21-year high.

Gah! I can't take it anymore! Make the packing stop!

What. The. Fuck? A tale of road rage.

Entertain me! Bi_baby and Sniffa are eating and I"m not hungry...

what exactly is a piss ant?

Winter Solstice: time to light a candle for Peace, Hope and Love

So, thanks to "The MAN" I don't have money for Xmas gifts.

I don't care about Happy Holidays vs Happy Christmas, ALL I care about is

Am I the only one who hates hearing "Cali"?

Does this model look like she's wearing $6,140 worth or clothes?

Today, I am a DU man!......

Great DU conversationalists: How did you master your craft?

I sound like Barry White

DAMMIT! I Need A Woman!!

The transmission shop has had my car for a month now


Video of kid playing video games

Confession: I have never eaten a twinkie

HOLIDAY SPECIAL - Pants on ForrestGump are 75% OFF! -- Limited Time Only!

Question for computer whiz -


Time to put on some Wagner for this Administration: Götterdämmerung


My daughter asked me to watch "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" with her.

Here's a good one for ya!

I just ate 10 ounces of brussels sprouts...ask me anything

Doctor Charged for Giving Weed Killer

lazy dogs on the wrong solstice...

There was no election fraud! Get over it!

Anyone else got a MySpace page?

Okay, I have a question


HELP! QUICK! Recipes please? I have zucchini, onions, mushrooms and

stoners under 35 (yes, I am being ageist)

*******MILESTONES******* 12/21

I got my car!

Yo matcom: Mike Malloy just called your punk ass out

I win

I get contused when I'm shopping in women's clothes.

My favorite memory of Christmas....

Best free file sharing (P2P) and pop-up blocker programs?

I hate surprises

Is the plural of Jesus Jesuses or Jesi?

Nighthawks 52 (dial-up warning)

Saturnalia Greetings!

It is my considered opinion that The Exorcism of Emily Rose is

I'm having dinner with JimmyJazz tonight!!! Ask me anything

What's the best toaster oven?

Is putting a wreath on the grill of your giant pickup truck necessary?

This Christmas, when you put out milk and cookies for Santa...

I am a conservative disruptor. Ask me anything.

I hope everyone is through with their shopping!

Wednesday art. (dial-up warning, one photo)

Ho Ho Ho

Why do you hate America? (#2) (humor)

Joan is posting porn smilies

Toilet recommendations, please. Seriously.

2005: Your year in review!

Free Republic needs volunteers to serve as moderators!!

Has anyone here worked with wild cats? (serval/ bengal hybrid in the house

Merry Christmas, Baby.

Share a time when you should have said something but...

Christmas Presents are just as good AFTER Christmas, right?

Can anorexia ever be a healthy lifestyle choice?

Ever notice that finales to movie trilogies generally suck?

Stoner question for those over 35 (yes, I am being ageist)

ATTENTION: brazillion joke here (I promise)

Will Pitt's "Cat from Hell" doesn't have Anything on This Dude!

We got Panda tickets!


"Twas the Night Before Christmas" Mafia Style!

Does anyone know if Tarn-X really works?

My son, the classic rock fan...

Language Shit

So George doesn't like long hair and beards

Human resources people - HELP!

I think I figured out why Joel Osteen preaches

HOLIDAY SPECIAL -- Ads on DU are 75% OFF! -- Limited Time Only!

Support the dancers of the Washington Ballet

Nip/Tuck finale was actually decent

I wanna wish you ~ Happy Holidays ...

CNN:"The right wing burst into flames and went down!"

"Home can do it, we can help..."

Democratic Underground needs volunteers to serve as moderators!

Does Heaven exist or is it only a denial of the finality of death?

Jesus quits Jews, Signs with Romans -- Christmas Cancelled

FDA Warns Maker of Blood-Sugar Monitors

Article on Quality Problems in Healthcare

Anyone know a website that shows the current phase of Venus"

Benefits Of Flu Vaccine Substantially Overestimated Says Study

Cool website on extrasolar planets.

Fear of death factors into how we vote

Failed Beagle 2 probe "found" on Mars - scientist (Reuters)

Robot Demonstrates Self-Awareness

Gay rights campaign costs filed

Ex-inmates allege harassment

Someone asked me to post this here as well... (photo)

Budget Chops $-Billions From Medicare, Harms PWAs

Indianapolis bans discrimination against gays

Next year I'm going to talk to churches about gay rights

'Brokeback' showdown!

'Lesbian Baiting Coach' Hauled Into Federal Court

Loophole Slipped Into Measure

Noted U.S. Psychologists Condemn Gay Activist Influence on APA

California Anti-Gay Marriage Group Misses Deadline

Latvian Gay Marriage Ban Signed Into Law

Will Steinbrenner make Damon cut his hair?

Leinart reinstated by NCAA

Koke 62

Belief-O-Matic: On-line quiz about religious & spiritual beliefs

The Daily Psychic

Do you believe in 'Synchronicity'? If so...please share!


Senate actions today: Round 1 to the Dems.

On his way to becoming former governor of MA is at it again (being stupid)

Kerry: A Win for Reform as ANWR Drilling is Removed from Defense Bill

Kerry bashing from the Washington Times

JK on CSPAN2 NOW n/t

Good article with Kerry quote: Senate GOP effort on ANWR falls short

E-mail from Sen Kerry

Never mind!

Raising a point.

ANWR defeated!

Impeach the Sonofabitch from Doris "Granny D" Haddock

Kerry interview on AAR's Politically Direct

The quorum call is finally over. n/t.

Happy Holiday's Everyone

Kerry & Kennedy on Ed Schultz - Audios!


Great Kerry forum conversationalists: How did you master your craft?

On Lake after snowstorm.

Wow, this week is amazingly fucked up.

ASTB 12/21/05 - See the Lady in Red.

Hi EDV's and the men that love them, Merh's thread needs

Hey! Dan's on after the CD rerun!

Democratic Underground needs volunteers to serve as moderators!

Illegal immigration concerns could split both parties

Season's Bleatings...a treasure from Betty Bowers.

Must-See TV: C&L Vid Clip, Barbara Boxer, Countdown Tuesday 12/20/05

Explosives stolen while they are spying on us (good work idiots)

Kentucky scandal in new flavor: BlackBerry

Does ANWR stand a chance?

"Give me liberty or give me death!"

The Irony of Red States, Terror and Homeland Security

Question on illegal wiretaps.

Decision in Dover, PA case makes Kansas standards vulnerable, some say

Impeachment Quiz

Rummy and Cheney have been awfully "talky" the last few days.

For Sen. Ted Stevens, drilling in Alaska is personal payback

High crimes and misdemeanors

Presidential Oath of Office

The new freeper angle on Spygate

"Preserve, protect and defend the Constitution"

The American nightmare

All FISA judges should resign...

Final vote on Conference report on Budget now on C-Span2

Evolution Rumble

Spying was a blatant and arrogant violation of American law

Will PSA's signed by the interim government in Iraq be valid?

Impeachment joke's on Bush

Exclusive: Pic of Bush's "pResidential" toilet paper...

I'm glad Kerry didn't win

Latest Ted Rall

CSPAN callers - ya love 'em, ya hate 'em!

He's lost it...

Here's A Christmas, Sort A - E-Mail I Received Today From A Repug Friend..

I wonder what other info the New York Times is hiding...

Help... Defense Bill counter-points

Why doesn't Bush make Andrea Mitchell assistant to Karen Hughes?

Lets call the attorney general's office today

One hour debate on defense bill stuffed with ANWR drilling has begun!

As recently as a year ago

Spy Briefings Failed to Meet Legal Test, Lawmakers Say

Stevens will pull Katrina and LIHEAP from Defense bill if cloture fails!

FISA court judge resigns in protest of Bush spying on Americans

Cloture vote on the conference report to the defense bill!

Are We Living In A Bad James Bond Movie?......

What's the status on th UN Patriot Act? Are they going to vote on it? n/t

Rundown of TV Spygate coverage?

Crocodile Tears (Re: Senate Defense Bill Filibuster effort)

Why Bush admitted to spying:

Frist votes No???

Stevens threatens to keep Senate in session til New Year, if necessary!

So it Judge Robertson going to be spun (swifted) into W's justification?


The Hammer May Fall

So ANWR is a done deal for now; what does this mean for

Is George Bush A Homosexual ?

Did W actually say he saw the 1st crash on live TV?????

Will Dover, PA judge be subject of "christian" persecution

Lieberman just became a Democrat

Hagel & Byrd Just Voted Aye? WTF nt

Give the Bush Administration a break over these warrants, please?

Anybody Hear About A Deal In The Works for the Patriot Act?....nt

Roll Call Underway on Alaska Drilling

Lawyer of the Year: Patrick Fitzgerald

Do you think Bush/Cheney tapped Fitzgerald's Phone?

Kent Conrad: I don't know of any religion practicing in America today that

DU Person of the Year poll? What do you think?

How did Bushco learn that Harry Reid said, "We killed the Patriot Act."

Domenici on ANWR defeat

Get your bingo cards ready: Briefing w/ Scotty McClellan at 2:15 (C-SPAN)

Hispanic Caucus Furious Over Frontline Dems Immigration Vote

* will get away with this high crime because no repub will break ranks

Dems have important win, even losing the budget reduction bill.

We need to start the drumbeat now: Bush "lost" Iraq to the Ayatollahs!

Have you or anyone you know ever been polled?

Somebody help me out

Senate Blocks Alaska Refuge Drilling

Stick a Fork In Iraq: WE LOST

Limbaugh says every known law in the universe

Reid needs to come out NOW firing both barrels before the "MEME" start

Can we win in 08?

Here's the voting breakdown for the Cloture

New Repug catch phrases...

Malloy is at it again. Called * a pissant and did a little redneck

Bush on live- C-SPAN 1

Conyers set to censure Bush (video)

Pirro quits. MSNBC

Doot Doo Doo! NewsHacks to the rescue! (Re: FISA Judge resignation)

Bush on now talking about Jobs ... what good economy?

Kerry: A Win for Reform as ANWR Drilling is Removed from Defense Bill

DiMinici: "(ANWR) is dead for the year"

Whats more "morally reprehensible"...striking TWU

Don't these dumbasses know there really isn't enough oil in ANWR

Warner 7th most popular governor, most popular southern governor

Isn't Frist voting No on ANWR a slippery slope for him????

12/21/05 Photos: The Sunny Nobility of George W. Bush (hat tip to Tweety)

Applying GOPper logic to the "internet worm catches pedo" story

If I am not on Bush's spy "list"...

My New Year's Wish List for "Christians"

Now on Hardball: Sen. Biden

"The Grinch Factor" a poem by UV law professor Rosa Brooks

What is Stevens going to do now?

If you can get Salon . . .

Molly Ivins: So 9/11 Means It's OK To Spy On Americans?

New Political Comic at The HL

Pentagon Rolls Out Stealth PR

Why Isn't The Video Of Dear Leader's Speech at Walter Reed

Raise Congressional and Presidential salaries through the roof!

Norm Fucking Coleman will vote for ANWR drilling

"Is it just an accident we haven't been attacked in the last 4 years?"

Please help with this poll

George Galloway facing fresh inquiry by charity watchdog

HOLIDAY SPECIAL -- Ads on DU are 75% OFF! -- Limited Time Only!

Will Warrantless Spying Blow Over?

If repukes were smart: Why bother running someone against Hillary

Democrats block GOP effort on ANWR

Irony of Saddam Trial

Did anyone see the CNN report on Chechnya earlier this eve?

Democratic Underground needs volunteers to serve as moderators!

Dean on GOP's Misplaced Budget Priorities

Dick Morris sure is desperate these days

DNC: Another (Bad) 48 Hours For President Bush

"Right about meeeeeeeeeh" - Cartman

Can someone add guns?

Cut Spending on Social Programs Cut Taxes

Freeper compares Bush's law-breaking to Boston Tea Party

From the response, I'd say that this has already been 'DU'ed';

84% believes Shrub needs to be held accountable!

Our Fuhrer: Leader of the New World Order

LOL - Just got home and

Bush caught lying: misleading reference in radio address to spying case

To Cheney - why would ANYONE in their right mind think it is a good idea

Clinton Nor Carter Did NOT Authorize Warrantless Searches of Americans

Was Chimpy drunk again today?

Someone please explain to me again how Sen Nelson is a Dem again

Lieberman vs. McCain vs. Collins: How do their vote records rate

The Meaning of Christmas: a controversial interpretive cartoon

I'M OUTRAGED!! Only Rich Kids Get Gifts This Year Due to War on Christmas!

By definition, are you a terrorist?

Yet ANOTHER Freeper angle, now that Carter is debunked

It will take a courageous whistleblower who knows inside of spying

Frist folds again! Accepts 6 months extension of the Patriot Act.

msnbc live poll 88% support trial for scrubbo

Republicans fear lobbyist's plea bargain

From the Hotline blog: Biden. Verb. TO.....

Which is most important in terms of our long term political

Lawyers Guns and Money.. A Parody on Bush...

Wow! Even ultra-conservative Bruce Fein is talking impeachment!

why do we need to give up more rights in 'fight vs terrorism' than in

VIDEO-Murtha on the Iraq Elections

Should yellow dog contracts be legal?

Senate Defeats ANWR Drilling, Saves Cuts


DU's anti-DLC activists have some explaining to do:

DNC: Treasury Secretary's Latest Snow Job (Clinton's surplus a "mirage")

I will reaffirm this " GWB You shall NOT pass" vision once again

Former VP Gore travels in Comfort:

MSNBC say extension on Patriot Act....Bush blinked

Why don't we run Senator Joe Lieberman for President in 2008?

wow. VERY interesting new Fineman article.

Why did I get a RNC "Commitment" Renewal Form in the mail?

Andrea Mitchell: Domestic spying a choice between civil liberties & safety

msnbc is to report in the next hour...

Sign Barbara Boxer's petion to ask Specter

Jeez Alan you're KILLING ME!!!

Will Someone Tell Me About This Controversy Over Christmas....

Santa... Dubya... Separated at birth??

look out - Goss visited Ukraine Pres.

ANWR Question?

Kerry on Ed Schultz talking about vote fraud

Republicans killed it all

Frist has NO STANDING to use the terms "fiscal responsibility"

And Scotty, today, stupid Mr. Scotty want a cracker...had the gall

Spying on non-citizens in the U.S. is legal without a warrent.

DNC: The Grinch Who Stole Student Loans

Did Ted Stevens just retire?

George Allen is a first class jerk - on Hardball right now.

Cheney casts the tie breaking vote $40 billion gone from kids, old folks,

Domestic Taps Smoking Gun? WorldCom Routed US-to-US Calls Through Canada!

RNC's Mehlman and I are now pen pals.

In honor of Kyl, Frist, Santorum's ridiculous rhetoric, I just contributed

Why is he breathing so hard?

How about IMPEACHMENT for STEALING an Election: 11/04/04 11:07PM

UK Independent: "Bush has succeeded in creating two new Talibans in Iraq"

Alterman: 'Feingold shouldn't be out there alone'

Kerry & Kennedy on Ed Schultz - Audios

DLC blogger Bull Moose goes after Murtha, Pelosi, and the Dean brothers.

Brit Hume: Bush "trending strongly upward in wake of a vigorous defense"

Documents, Interviews Suggest Pentagon Lying Iraqi Propaganda

somebody got to help me out

Is Capitalism just a huge pyramid scheme?

Why Hillary Won't Win

Lockdown has already started in some places - edited

WaPo - Inside NSA's World

From Coca-Cola to Cocaine: ‘Tis the Season for Hypocrisy in Colombia

San Diego Union Tribune: Presidential Hearing Aids

Bush's impeachable offense | Missing: political will to impeach him

STOP Hans von Spakovsky NOW!

Kerry is with us !! Listen to the talking points !!

Charges Against Kevin Shelley upheld, detailed and explained.

Bono plans to seek fifth term, shares views on issues

So what ELSE illegal has Bush done that we DON'T yet know about???

Deficit-Reduction Bill Even with Cheney's Tie-Breaking Vote, Not Law Yet

O'Reilly: Now saying Al Franken's book a DISASTER only 150K copie sold, so

Really cute: Lionel talking to little girl on show

Pirro running for New York AG?

AP: FAA to expand landing abilities

News Organizations Like Fox News Cause Wars/Discord.

If Sen Stevens resigns (I doubt) My Reality TV Series I'll pitch to Fox

The King's Red Herring

Please Proof my oped. Getting ready to hit "send."

It Used To Be Ludicrous, Now Its Just Bullshit

When does WaPo update their site with new articles?


LOL Stevens is having another meltdown.

Are we all being monitored?

My Christmas wish to Jack Abramoff

This poll needs a little du love


Say What? Letter from my repug rep

DU, Ya Gotta Read This One! --- Anger management: Stevens meets the Hulk

VIDEO-Ted Stevens Whines and Tantrums

just how crazy ARE the neocons?


Ok, here it is!!! Breaking from WP. Please nominate...

I think it's FUNNY the Senate is STILL working!!!!!

Does satellite spying allow surveillence without 'fingerprints'?

Thom Hartmann's Ten Steps To Restore Democracy To America

RAW STORY/WaPo: Spy court judge calls classified briefing

Does anybody have any good recipes for mashed potatoes?

Students to Bear Big Burden Under the Final Budget Bill

Congress Bans Harsh Treatment of Suspects

New York Police Covertly Join In at Protest Rallies

Rumsfeld Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Afghanistan (troop reductions)

WP: Judges on Surveillance Court To Be Briefed on Spy Program

Dog training question

Oh No! Johnny Damon is a YANKEE?

Huh. I hust heard on the radio that testing for idiocy is now far easier.

Happy Birthday to my son!

Funniest Bumper Sticker I've Seen in a While


The OFFICIAL DU AIM directory






THE SAS NOW!!!!!!!


What's wrong with my car?

just sit`n here and listening to


I just loaded 450 more tracks onto my MP3 player

Latest photo of Ann Coulter surfaces... PIC >>


King Kong gripe: (******SPOILER ALERT**********)




evlbstrd's XMAS TREE NOW!

Bonsoir Mes Amis!!

Think all country music is crap? This song isn't.

Guilty Pleasure B Movie: "Con Air"



Let's settle this now

Why, why why is the network OBSESSED w/John Stamos?

Once she had drowned and started her slow descent

U.S. surveillance moves rile LGBT groups

Court upholds New Orleans' partner policy

Tony Blair calls civil unions a "landmark"

Indianapolis approves LGBT rights law

Arizona gay resort and spa closes

Well, the Savannah cat is here at home, BUT

Does anyone know if LIHEAP remained in the Defense bill ?

Do you believe President Bush's actions justify impeachment? (poll)

Have I ever told you how much I love Louise Slaughter?

Bush (In 2004): "A Wiretap Requires A Court Order"

A year ago, Bush said "kiss my ass" to critics of his $40 million party

So tommy boy de lay has officially filed to run for re-election

San Diego Union Tribune: Questions for Alito

A Conservative Blogger Really Gets It

MSNBC Poll: Should Bush be impeached?

I didn't realize the Houston Chronicle was such a rag. (re:delay editorial