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Archives: December 3, 2005

The man behind pay-for-play propaganda press in Iraq: Rendon

NewsMax: Dems Back Saddam Hussein in New Poll

How Presidents Use the Term "Democracy" as a Marketing Tool

Ode to Natsios---

In Iraq, fears of a civil war

Clift: Who’s Fooling Whom?(*'s Speech like Nixon's in Nov '69)

US "Big 3" automakers still lead all others in sales

Nuclear waste STILL the big problem - what has changed?

Sacramento Solar Train

Palestinian children protest against checkpoints

Navy to get 2 more Dolphin subs

Aren't we "Whistling Past the Graveyard" ignoring "Election Reform?" update, MCM video, Beginner's Guide, more...

LAT music critic robert hilburn leaving the paper: buyout package

A message from a friend in Ohio

Houstonians, how many notices have you gotten about

VIDEO-DeLay segment on Countdown about redistricting

Any challengers in TX-23 (Bonilla's district)?

Capital Times: Unlike Chicago, Madison eateries like kids

What the hell happened to the Iraq casualties today?

All aboard the ClusterFuck Express Straight to Hell---!

Reminder - Showtime "Free" this weekend on most Cable/DirecTV

14 dead, 11 injured in Iraq & MSNBC has a picture of a dog

Republican Economic Bullsh*t Indicators.

They got the fire down below...... ahhhh, I just love the smell of

Iraq the board game! - "Battle to Baghdad: The Fight for Freedom"

Screwed by the IRS....

Joe Conason's plan for Iraq

Are you burnt out from all that's going on in Iraq?

Got postal mail from Harry Reid...

Confused about Gas prices??

DU OATH: Looking Toward Change in 2006

Prayer thread for the 4 kidnapped Peace Activists in Iraq

MANDATORY MALLOY: Friday Truthseeker Shin Dig

The Top 10 Dumbest Things Bush said in 2005

I like Chris Matthews and Hardball .....

TOONS: Full Speed Ahead Edition

Is anyone watching this Homecoming show on Showtime? offical thread

Christ never asked us to have Christmas in remembrance of him.

$300 Freakin Million Dollars???

I just saw a touching montage on Fox's Hannity & Colmes.


Has anybody seen that Cindy story ?

So this is what Democratic Party democracy looks like?

Bush Knew Marines Had Died Prior To Rose Garden Remarks, Didn’t Mention It

California: initiative signature gatherers pimping for next year..

America's "West Bank"

Career Lawyers in DOJ Overruled on Delay Redistricting


A unit of 19yr olds being led by a 23yr old.

Breaking: Another Civilian Contractor was under investigation for Homicide

Jackass on Tweety just said that Iraqi's are better now than before

GW's terrorists, some start out civilian, some start out young, either

surely if we torture enough Iraqis to DEATH they'll just love the U.S.

Diebold up to old tricks with new twist! Hires former Dem Senator to Lobby

Administration response to Falluja dead -- "saddened," "tough day."

I heard this from a reputable source.

it's just so sad that bush has wasted so many young lives for nothing

Bush credits good economic news to "restrained government spending."

Seasons Bleatings. The new Betty Bowers newsletter is here!

Since the corporate elite choose to see us rot, freeze, and starve...

Schwarzenegger praises Botox-maker for helping state's economy

New Queen of the presstitutes...

I had a though about Mr. Kerry's Vietnam question...

KO's Worst Person in the World (spoiler):

VIDEO-Richard Wolfe of Newsweek talks with Olb about CIA Leak

FEMA still doing a heck of a job.

Cripes! Air America Grows MORE....

It's 2,127 now??? WTF??

I hereby resign in favor of....

The 1st 20 minutes of Olbermann were so depressing

Will You Spend More on Gifts This Year? (this article is da'bomb)

Another Brilliant Column by Michael Kinsely:Corruption as Usual

What would you do if this were your child?

Outrageous Antiwar Show Aims to ANGER the Rightwing - SHOWTIME tonight!!!

DLC slanders Murtha/Pelosi as "surrendering" on Iraq

Who are the most powerful U.S. Senators?

you liberals anquish over every damn dead soldier and Iraqi

Anyone up for lampooning a racist, ignorant college "columnist"?

O'Leilly "Congressman Murtha ia afraid to appear on this program"

DRUM BEAT to PEACE. I need help from at least 50 people

Do YOU feel your Vote will Count? If Not then what have you done?

The Iraq Plan In Action. Reality For Rummies (And Georges And Dickies).

VIDEO-Worst Person in the World Dec 2 05

Just one more family whose holiday has been ruined...

Bush has nothing in common with vets

War on Christmas? Under the ultra religious Puritans, it was illegal.

Ever seen the rules at Falwell's Liberty "University"?

"Fitzgerald made a mistake" rumor is pure bullshit." (Firedoglake)

Wow. We can't win in Iraq.

BREAKING: Kent detainee removed from PA prison sent ???

I'm expecting ALOT of bad news reports about Democrats the next few months

you can ignore Christ's teachings, but don't call his birthday a holiday


Homecoming - Friday night on Showtime after Fahrenheit 9/11

Wise up, people...

Homemade multi grain granola.

LAT/AP: 9/11 Panel: U.S. Failing on Security Reform

Fallujah bomb kills 10 Marines, wounds 11

2 U.S. allies to leave Iraq; others may follow

Climate change: time for action

Arab nations deeply suspicious of US motives: poll

Rice to warn Europe to back off over detainees

Court Strikes Down Illinois Video Game Law

Military Explains News Propaganda In Iraq

SeattlePI: Rep. Smith says vote in favor of war a mistake

U.S. Stands Alone in U.N. Budget Demand

Poll shows mistrust of US From: Agence France-Presse

Lawmaker Calls Hearing on 'Flawed' BCS

Articles intended to counter enemy propaganda, U.S. military says

Bodies tested in probe of possible mercy killings (at N.O. hospitals)

Poland Says Iraq Mission Strains Budget

General: Military Losing PR War

Governor Jeb Bush revives group to preserve policies

US backed East Timor invasion

Leak Ruling Has Mystery, 8 Blank Pages

US civil rights group to sue CIA

Death of Kazakhstan Opposition Leader raises eyebrows

AP: FBI Plants Sham (Democratic) Candidate in W.Va. Race

LAT: Only 8% of Eligible Seniors Approved for Medicare Drug Program

State Department using ideological litmus tests to screen speakers

Seasons Bleatings. The new Betty Bowers newsletter is here!

Men of DU - would you ever fax your dossier?

Oh joy! I have double pneumonia.

The dog is hiding in here under my chair

Tis the season for boneheads and I've got a good one

DU guys... Would you date a woman who could crush you like a bug?

I'm home after being evacuated.....

Favorite seasonal ales?

Going to my favorite Jazz club tonite what should I drink?

Paul, you is a whur-wilf!!!!!!!!!!!!!(MST3K)

This is my 9,000th post:

I Besmirch you !

for you procrastinators out there...

Will we ever see this on the Washington Monument?

Holiday Wishes from the Neo-Con wind bags.

I know I am a lonely voice with my MN Twins talk...but

What does this picture mean to you?

So how the hell did I miss this? "Lesley Gore comes out"

Does Congress have nothing better to do...

I just voted for Bush

Keith Olberman will be showing more NOLA pet reunions

Symptoms of the Bird Flue

No need for Human beings any more

What would have to change for you to be a pedestrian?

I had 2 red bulls today and am exhausted. What can I do to re-energize?

Enjoy mindless killing with an angry swarm accompanied by a waltz?

Before Rosa Parks there was this lady.

I'm drinking Jones cream soda

Complete: "That which does not destroy us, makes us ___"...

Do you look weird to yourself on video?

Goddamn! Accuweather's realfeel has Boston at 8 degrees!

This is possibly the Sickest. Game. Ever.

I have 2 red balls today and am exhausted. What can I do to re-energize?

"Stacie Beluga in the deep blue sea...swims so wild, swims so free!"

"I don't need to drink to have a good time."

Ringing in the ears people: Ever accidentaly pushed down a mobile phone...

Your favorite band, your favorite band that no one has heard of

Just saw Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire

Moses supposes his toses are roses

Rabbit gets aggressive with a crow (video)

Awkward Holiday Dinner Table Conversations with Family....

I came back after a wee hiatus to find some of my posts deleted

I've heard a rumor that TCM is going away.

I stopped responding to a personal ad conversation

Would you date this man?

Name the face you want for your transplant

"My top-end is unlimited!"

Men of DU - would you ever wax your torso?

offer your favorite fantasy episode of "I let someone have it today!"

Sharp Cheddar or Mild?????

A week ago, it was +20...

Tell me, what herbs and spices to I put in a bottle of olive oil?

Nnngh!!! No Showtime at college = No watching Homecoming tonight!!!

Now that's a front page!

A liberal organization that supports the troops in Iraq?

Mrs R just made this for dinner:

Calling all Ebayers...

Name That Game...

Any cross country skiiers here?

Damn, time for a drink...

Forgive me, I have too much time on my hands...

NORAD kicks off 50th anniversary of tracking Santa

What are your favorite lesser known/obscure/covered holiday songs/carols?

Watching Singing In The Rain. Sigh.

Doesn't Mr. Scorpio operate his bar annymore?

Help Me Find a Legitimate Hurricane Katrina Fund for Christmas.

Nothing says Christmas... (pic)

I think I've lost one of my nephew's cats

Most hauntingly nihilistic movie ending:

Have you ever had an unexpected celebrity sighting?

I don't want to fight the Christmas war...

Yale Scientists Decipher 'wiring Pattern' Of Cell Signaling Networks

The News from Titan.


Why the hell does Saphh bother?

"The Fix" handicaps John Kerry's possible 08 run

Joe Conason's view on Iraq -

The Lounge is vile, I'm staying in here.

Where is the Kerry of 1971?

Did anyone hear Randi toward the beginning of her show talking about JK?

Whoops, posted this in the Lounge

KOEB 12/2/05 (Friday Night Party Time)

Is there a difference in the role"BIG MONEY" plays in Repug & Dem Politics

Voters dissatisfied with Bush (Alabama)

Faux News gives new meaning to military expression "fox holes"

If you repeat something again and again,

Keith Olberman just used the phrase CIVIL WAR for Iraq! WTG Keith.

Orange Punch blog (aka tinfoil blog): Maria in 2010?

FUX Poll has Chimpy Job Approval at 42% (up 6 points)

Would you support splitting up Iraq? (ethnic self-determination)

What’s the deal with “No child Left Behind?”

Has W done anything good for the not rich people in the last 5 years?

Girl may suit school for telling mom she's gay...

I am not impressed with

What is the solution to the problem???

St Pete Times: "Racial Profiling Feared At Wal-Mart"

Bush's 'Great Leap Forward' - neocon madness and machinations

Ray McGovern: A Clear Strategy – for Disaster

Book links Mafia and plot against Castro to JFK killing

IRAQ: Strategic City Stabilization Initiative (SCSI)

The propaganda "Recovery channel" and FEMA--CNN

Jane Smiley: Twenty-Five Years a Sucker

"How Bush Created a Theocracy in Iraq" By Juan Cole

'Democrats Need More Will Rogers, Less Michael Moore'

Pharmacists can’t say no to contraception

Operational IEDs

KR---if say something critical of WH--you are out!

Splash of Cold: Germany 1933

Have US oil companies matched the Venezuelan fuel oil price reduction?

e-mail cspan about the economy

NOAA ISSUES FINAL 2005-2006 U.S. WINTER OUTLOOK: warmer in general

How does US air quality laws compare with other countries?

The CLEVER: Compact Low Emission Vehicle...

Post-Peak Oil urban areas, what will they be like?

America slowly confronts the truth

Fareed Zakaria interview w/ Hind Khoury (PBS)

Pentagon-- the need for Steel re-rod, or expansion joints during original

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Elevated tritium levels at WTC

I'm now officially MIHOP on 9/11

Keith on Delay - canofun wave file

Today's daily thread still needs one more vote for the "greatest."

CA: Uncertainty clouds future of e-vote tests

Election Reform, Fraud & Related News for Saturday, December 3, 2005

Canadians swiftly hand-count their 13 million ballots

In order to understand the process I have my first set of questions

Dr. Dean, get some guts...

BradBlog: Demand Ca. HACK TEST Diebold - Sign Bowen's Petition

CA-48. What are our chances?

Susan Kennedy

Save Tookie Williams!!!!!

URGENT: Californian's what are we going to do about the republican...

Marty Meehan "bring troops home from Iraq" mtgs Hudson & Concord Saturday

Alexa keeps turning up like a bad penny.

Digital camera question

How Do I Reduce Sig Line Pic?

iPod many iPods can

I'm hearing of South Tex stealth-GOP candidate running for judge as a Dem.

South Texas Chisme

Oh no, we're on Nancy Grace's radar screen

Which of these topic threads are you tired of seeing on DU?

"Musclehead Coalition to flood ACLU with Merry Christmas": Stop ACLU war!

Anybody Read "Rove Exposed-How Bush's Brain Fooled America By

Anyone seen anything from Dickless Cheney lately? I haven't heard of

On Christmas...

It's "hammer a freeper" time! Some help, please...

Dowd: "The Bush warriors are so deluded, they're even faking their fakery.

Jay Leno's nickname for Bush's Iraq strategy: (spoiler)

Anyone else here think that mankind is a mistake?

Alan Dershowitz VS Noam Chomsky (VIDEO) Israel-Palestine Debate

Wonder how that Iraqi army is coming along?

It's not just Murtha. 3 Star General, former NSA chief says withdraw

Christmas is not under attack damnit

Book Club: January Runoff Poll

Text-messaging driver accused of hitting, killing cyclist

Watched Homecoming on Showtime

some interesting Christmas facts

UN detects farming near hazardous Iraqi arms site

U.S. checking reports of Russian missile deal

VCO for Avian Flu - Oil that fights HIV may work for bird flu - DU read !

Bush is sacrificing lives for Politics and Politics alone.

The return of Sol Invictus is under attack!

Breaking: A new, new, new top Al Queda leader possibly, maybe killed.

Operation DoveCraft! Paper ornaments with our best wishes for the troops

Look what utter corruption can do to a handsome face over the years...

Grandmother Charged in Baby Jesus Theft

Iran and Russia sittin' in a tree...

Another way WalMart, Big Box & Warehouse stores are ruining America...

Stripes letter: Use of white phosphorus

Louisiana SoS wants Feb election postponed (video link)

Congress solving more of those 'real' problems

PHOTOS: "I weep and mourn every troop death," he once said.

Military making monsters

Records show FEMA was set up for Florida before storms struck (In 2004)


Confederation Paysanne's bank accounts seized by Monsanto

Bushes will host *26* White House Christmas Parties for 9000 guests

showtime--what a good movie!!!

i tried, really i did


Anyone have a link to Ann Coulter's "Liberals want to rape me" comment?

Who else here is in a relationship with their political opposite?

Ok, I enjoyed Masters Of Horror, But Do You Think Non-Duer's Got It?

Freeptard's latest mind numbing craptacular brain fart

Which of these topic threads are you tired of seeing on DU?

Move America Forward (RW Wackos) Planning Attack Against Murtha

Someone please explain to me how China can hurt our economy

I want to apologize to the Moderators of GD for that post just before

New Orleans: How many are still missing?

HOT DAMN !-----Niger forgery case reopened again too.

I need some help understanding the US Constitution

I've had the most deliciously appropriate idea for a trick on the fundies

DU donors: Don't you think its time for moderated comments?

Stow all detainees in the overhead compartments... new toon 12/3

BALANCED journalism? Is it just about Marketing?

...on the DU Front Page - Must Read (long but so well worth it)...

Terrorist attacks in Israel down since Iraq war

British Army pays £1m to Iraqi families

typed in google: nazis "we just got on with life" and what did I get ?

The Christmas wars are all MY fault. I've been ATTACKING CHRISTMAS!

Farewell George Best

What I wish someone on the "media" or even some ballsy Dem's would bring up

Anyone know if the Arabic word for "Number three official"

either live like Jesus or stop using his name and pretending

Do you think Arnold will pardon tookie?

FBI Is Taking Another Look at Forged Prewar Intelligence, Reopens Case

Former Canadian Min. Of Defence Wants Hearings on Alien ET Civilizations

Why have we not heard of any captured American Soldiers?

What is the solution to the problem???

Pool shark

Janis Karpinski demoted for half empty bottle of skin lotion

Trophy video part 2:

great discussion of AIDS and therapy on cspan WSJ right now.

“Pacified” Fallujah - (Dahr Jamail )

Don't mess with a car full of senior citizens

Company Blocks Ads Critical of Ohio Rep. Jean Schmidt

Caller to C-SPAN supports torture but wants others to stop using Lord's ..

40th anniversary of Rubber Soul

9/11 Panel Gives Gov't Poor Marks on Reform

Rove still knee deep in it & his lawyer is trying to spin the media.

y' hear that sound george? we're comin' to get you punk

11 Soldier Killed in Iraq

Blog for America "family reunion"

Repub Catholic Politicians Death Penality, Guns. Tookie inspired thread.

Yet another Al-Qaida Number-3 Killed

OMG, you okay? Can you move? Great! Here's your ticket...

Schieffer on Bush's Iraq Lies: "I still give them the benefit of the doubt"

New doc today at Fitzgerald's site:

Who is the biggest diva in the Bush cabinet? "Definitely Rummy."

Insurgents kill 11 Iraqi soldiers in ambush -police

This day in history, looks like there is going to be a special on the

A good person to hang on the next Repug prez. candidate

Interesting LTTE, lie detector for SCOTUS nominees

Here's what I think The Almighty might say if we really asked

Poppies! Poppies! Poppies!

US civil rights group (ACLU) to sue CIA

for 4 yrs. we've been looking at airliners as terrorist targets....why?

Ignorant forward from my dad about 'taking away Christmas' and my response

HEY MODS--why'd you lock the nicknames threads??

Simple Question

AOL poll: couric to replace Dan Rather at CBS news....

SCOTUS will hear arguments Tues: Rummy's case about campus recruiting

Lliberal-oriented film club is to inspire social action

Howard Dean unofficially endorses 5-10% 08 delegates=gay/lesbian

Neil Bush Travels With (Rev.) Moon As "Peace Leader"

Gulf war veterans watch and worry.... quotes from '91 vets....

Something is fundementally wrong when...

We need to be connected as much as the RW is

Message on marquee in front of Kalamazoo Christian High School:

Western governors rip public land giveaway

Nations public lands may soon be up for sale

Sorry, dupe

OK, where's my presents??

FBI probe on White House's link to forged papers on Iraq reopens

Just one of the 10

ICANN kills .xxx porn domain

Jew Baiting in America

It's my Birthday

Fox News: In-Focus:

State Dept using ideological litmus tests to screen speakers

Torture still widespread in China, says UN investigator

Is it anti-American to be anti-Republican, anti-war, and anti-greed?

If * was a fan of Janis Joplin, he misinterpreted the lyrics...

Those who say there is a War on Christmas are anti-semitic

Is there a problem with the internet this morning?

Cartoons, anyone?!

Buried in APs "Democrats Lack Unified Position on Iraq" hit piece is This.

War on Christmas update

Wash. Post - Rove Team Cites Warning From Reporter.

Nice anti-War, anti-Bush Edit (Clift/Newsweek)Who’s Fooling Whom?

Homecoming's Joe Dante blasts "toe[ing] the FREEPER line" in interview!

What Muslim leaders/groups have condemned terrorism?

The Right’s New Strategy: Anti-Alito = Anti-God

Conrad Black, the lesser known person indicted by Fitzgerald, is a RW'er

I know the Republicans Archilles heel, I just don't know how to attack it

I have tried to map out the VRWC

Sargent Brigg's War, pic and link.

Is down?

Milwaukee's Voucher Program: a Success Story

I think planting stories in the Iraqi press was an OK idea

The New Media Offensive: Democratic "Disarray"

Failing at its "No. 1 goal" (expose' of Washington Journal)

Libya “jammed” media satellites: report

Breaking Story on Fox News!!!!

Bush's 'victory strategy' does not sell

I found Jeff Gannon in my inbox

Update from Markos re:DKos being down=actual physical problem

This just in---Christmas gone missing in Aruba

Sen Allard (R-CO), Protests Criticism of Bush

John Stossel's Hit Piece on American Apparel (20/20 last night)


i got a speeding ticket yesterday. i was driving behind a sheriff

Rupert Murdoch's War on Christmas

Can't get into Kos this morning....anyone else?

Santa Display Drawing Attention (okla.Santa dead at a Crime Scene)w/poll

Letter to O'Reilly

In a new WaPo:Rove Team Cites Warning From Reporter

Firedoglake: Sources are saying that Woodward may testify before GJ

Der Speigel Publishes Kidnapping Guide!

FBI Plants Fake Candidate in W.Va. Race

You know Bush is in trouble as gas nears the high $1.00+ range

Christmas is nothing but a credit-driven potlatch with pagan trimmings--

Police Tase man having a seizure (6 times!)

My Analysis of The American Economy (I Invite All Comments.)

Love is love, your special other being a Dem or Repub shouldn't matter

same, lame excuses why osama's still out there free, 4 years later

Which statement is the biggest lie?

US backed Timor invasion

Sober Worm Wreaking Havoc

Police: 2-Year-Old Shows Up At Daycare With Cocaine In Pocket

NSA documents were released yesterday that proved the Gulf Of Tonkin

Happy Holidays DUers!

Who do Repubs love more, Bush or Jesus?

"Tokin' on a number and diggin' on the radio" An Amazing Transformation

Bye Bye BlackBerry?

George W. Bush was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Ohio Dems to Protest Rejection of Schmidt Billboards

Christmas Tree Fire Statistics, 1999-2002

After hearing all day yesterday how great this economy is going

Advice needed, please! I got screwed :(

Focus on Family dumps bank (too pro-gay)

Target compared to Wal-Mart

Geez, I'm glad we didn't give an exit timetable so the insurgents

(VIDEO) Christopher Hitchens and the "War on Christmas"

***Bushists offer $1 billion in grants to anyone anywhere who can FIX IRAQ

When is the "Guy James Show" coming back on the air?

Freeps using Amazon reviews section to beat on Cindy

Does anyone know if there are any gallup, abc,nbc or other polls that will

The Repubs won't need Karl Rove Next Time, They have us

Any Liberal Streaming Radio Out There?

When will Americans wake up and smell the coffee of Plutocracy?

12/3 ** URGENT**10 Days to STOP the EXECUTION! Clemency=Life w/out Parole

Eco: God isn't big enough for some people

Socialists: Profit-driven Medicare D drug plan stirs confusion and anger

America slowly confronts the truth

White House says U.S. is world leader on human rights

It's December 3, and 16 US Soldiers have been killed in Iraq this month

Rummy on Iraq: We know for a fact that it's a violent country

Tax Credit for Political Contributions

Nationalize defense contractors when the country goes to war

JUAN COLE (love him) IRAQ both Witches’ Brew & Pressure Cooker

CNN doing good story of FEMA--and its problems.

Is It Cynical to Wonder…Was the Economic News Bush Announced Developed By

Stripes letter: (Army Sec. Harvey's) Platitudes are not enough

2129 Reasons why the DSM is Important

Delay's Reign May End -- article in WaPo

How good are "good news from the East"?

Stupid Republican Sound Byte

Can somebody explain the logic of AAR

JFK and Soviet Union secretly negotiated to end Vietnam War

Anybody Have a Stream for Guy James?

UPDATE: Fox News loves Christmas & Chanuka!

Please DU this poll

What's Chimpy saying to Santa in this photo?

PANDERING ALERT. . .Texas Congressman on the BCS

Anyone ever hear what happened to mexicoexpat ?

Breaking Fox News: Security cam catches Christmas killer

Republicans renaming the party! It's now the VAMPIRE party!

Respect is a rational process. This is why "superior strength" will fail.

Must-see parody of freeperland!!

Sleep tight -- don't let the bedbugs bite

Suggested oft-heard phrase for this year's 'holiday' mixed(left/right)...

I'm now officially MIHOP on 9/11

Spring Hill officials find word `sexy' too lewd for salon's sign - Tells the War on Xmas people in thier place..

Anyone subscribe to the "New Yorker?" Is this real?

Just saw a commercial encouraging ppl to shop locally & save a job.

Bush's lowest moment in office and Swift Boating Ali

Warning: Goons at work. ACLU to sue the CIA for illegal detention.

I'm now officially IHOP on 9/11

Robert Kennedy Jr to be on Air America at 5pm EST - Helen Thomas

Urgent Dispatch From From Lines: Winger Insurgents And Bushbots On The Run

Video of ambush that killed 10 U.S.Marines on Thursday


Check out this web site!

I haven't heard a WORD out of the hypocrites at Fox Snooze...

Repukes don't need Rove, us or Dibolicold next time. They have the Press!

The 'War on Christmas' is now a global conflict....

AOL Poll: Katie Couric is considering CBS Nightly News to replace Rather


Has Michelle Malkin caught onto Project X?

Poisonings From a Popular Pain Reliever Are Rising (Tylenol Alert)

The Repukes don't need Rove OR us next time. They have Diebold

TIME POLL:60% want next president 'completely different' from Bush

2008 Democratic presidential cattle call

NEXT on FAUX (6:40pm EST) - Why Has The LIBERAL MEDIA Taken CHRIST Out Of

McCain and Lieberman Both Bragged About Iraq's "Free" Press

I just learned that the son of a former co-worker was killed in Iraq

Good Economy... Why?

Merry Fitzmas and a Happy Blue Year!!!!

The Great Distraction of 2005

Why are DU'ers upset about "Touch Screen Voting? I just don't get it....

Rumored: Bush To Name New Secretary Of Defense Soon?

Should DU have a Holiday Fundraiser?

War Crimes: The Posse Gathers1

Mythbusters" fans; Jamie and Adam make the cover of "Skeptic" Magazine

VIDEO: FOX 40 local's 'Loose Change' report part 2

Diebold Gets Free Passes In Both California And North Carolina?

Right-Wing e-mail I just recieved targeting Target!

NYT SUNDAY: Frank Rich Compares Woodward & Miller

Is Fox News taking this 'War on Christmas' thing too far?

PETA Victory: J.Crew Ends All Fur Sales Following Intense Campaign

the Illusion that there's nothing we can do to stop the neocons

Failing at its "No. 1 goal"Lack of balance at C-SPAN’s Wash Journal

Is Fox News Taking "Christ" Out of Christmas?

MIT Study: TinFoil Hats found to increase, not decrease govt mind control

Dean intends to focus on 5 issues in Phoenix this week-end.

DEBATE: Stanley "Tookie" Williams: Redemption or Revenge?

Jim Sagel is right. People; they really ARE resembling the Reich.

Cross//Post: TruthDig: "Inventing Sin: Religion and Homosexuality"

Is it too late to prevent an American Hiroshima?

On January 19, 2005, Karl Rove said the following about Junior

Hillary changes her tune

I personally declare War on Christmas

The most important article on what is happening in the US

Why we call it "The Holiday Season"

they lied like hell about the war but we're to believe them about 9-11?

Ruling elite, political parties, and media want Iraq War to go on and on

Neil Bush Travels with Rev. MOON as 'Peace Leader'

My Rant on America's Blood Ritual- After Tookie Who's Next?

I think Gov Warner is the one who could give Hillary a run for the money

They have finally identified the Marines we lost in Iraq on Thursday

Truly Bazaar - "Bush Supports Cross-Hating Movement..."

Offensive Xenophobic E-mail

Need a new microwave... Recommendations?

Does anyone here make glutch?

Does anyone have a recipe for Pumpkin Soup?

I need some help pls. Can you freeze mozzarella cheese

France investigates CIA flight stopover claims

White House CIA leak investigation still ongoing, prosecutor hints (AFP)

Epsilon becomes 14th Hurricane of Atlantic season (Reuters)

UAE will hold direct elections

LA Times: '84 Alito Memo Backed Police Who Shot Unarmed Suspect

Need Medicaid? Prove it upfront.

Bush adopts British colonial model for Iraq

Fitz To Plame Leak Court: Keep Some Grand Jury Records Sealed

Al Qaeda commander killed in Pakistan: daily (Reuters)

LAT: MoveOn Protests LAT, Tribune Co. Job Reductions (petition link)

Fla. Investigators: KKK Behind 1951 Blast

Mall Resurrects Display of Hurricane Town

Abramoff prober had ties to lobbyist...

Lobbyist helped draft Harkin letters to Interior...

WP: Muted Support for GOP Change Grows (replacing DeLay)

Investigators: KKK Behind 1951 Blast

11 Soldier Killed in Iraq

Intelligence chief (Negroponte): U.S. safer since 9/11: rejects criticism

NYT: Democrats Sense Chances in Ohio for 2006 Vote

NYT: Military Admits Planting News in Iraq

Bush's 'victory strategy' does not sell

Bye Bye BlackBerry?

ICANN kills .xxx porn domain

Wal-Mart Accused Of Racism (Target in the end Wins :)

Officials: CIA missile strike kills al-Qaida No. 3

Protest to Libya after satellites jammed

Al (Sharpton) in the family, on the television, as himself

Records show FEMA was set up for Florida before storms struck (In 2004)

New Poll Says Iraq is Defining How Arabs View US, Rest of World

Blunt urged to return 'tainted' money

Blanco defends actions in storm

Billboard company rejects anti-Schmidt ads

Miller: Bush, Cheney emerge as 'liars'

US backed Timor invasion

U.S. Goals for Iraqi Forces Meet Success and Challenges in Najaf

La. Gov Sends Hurricane Docs to Congress

McCartney boycotts China over fur (CNN)

Faulty (or cooked?) intel. may have led America into Vietnam

Oil company execs pumped for answers

Mall Resurrects Display of Hurricane Town

NYT: Yes, the Military Needs Bodies. But Hold the Bodywork. (No tattoos)

Democrats Seek Probe of Redistricting Plan

Bush asks for jury service delay

WP/AP: 11 Iraqi Soldiers Killed in Attack

FBI plants sham candidate in W.Va. race

Anyone subscribe to the "New Yorker?" Is this real?

Rove Team Cites Warning From Reporter (shows Rove didn't lie?)

President Putin hails election in Chechnya as victory for stability

Fire guts a US Embassy office

(H.) Clinton Tells Ky. Dems Bush Mismanaged War

Aid group makes plea for Western hostages in Iraq

US General Won't Predict When Iraqi Forces Will Take Lead

Ford's secret deal (to save, expand Atlanta auto plant)

Amnesty demands crackdown on police death squads in Brazil

UPI: Feds probe SAM fired at airliner report

NYT: Wearying Wait for Federal Aid in New Orleans

IE Bug Lets Hackers Phish With Google Desktop

Court to Release Tape of Gay Policy Debate

Report Finds Cover-Up in an F.B.I. Terror Case

Al Jazeera airs video showing Fallujah attack

Target locked: IAF aims for Mirage 4000 (not F-16)

Single mother tortured by Pinochet set for presidency

CIA flew 'hundreds' of secret flights

Bush Caught the 'Feaver,' Computer Detectives Find, in Big Speech on Iraq

Howard Dean in the Valley shaping Dems

NBC: Al-Qaida No. 3 leader killed in Pakistan, U.S. and Pakistani official

WP: FEMA Pulls Out of Lower Ninth (Ward)

CNN: Marines killed in Iraq identified

Newsweek: The Vet Strategy (New Breed of Macho Democrats: War Veterans)

Dean: GOP Will Use Immigration to Divide

Americans Want Different Type of President Next Time, Poll Says (3/5 ppl)

CNN: "Body is missing" (Body of Al-Qaeda leader "killed")

Israel: We prefer Assad (in comments to the US) (JTA)

Powell acknowledges mistakes (but important to "stay the course")

Lott chastises Bush

LA Times: FBI reopens Niger forgery case.

Anti-War Demonstrators Interrupt Hillary Clinton (Chicago)

Yeah! 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town' is on

The Christian Underground

Okay,okay, I'm PUI. Ask me anything...


I need 5 Lounge Lizards, under 30 years old, to make a commitment.

Creepiest. Movie. Ever

Is it my imagination, or is their a hell of a lot of religion threads....

Hey Radio_Lady!

Relatively new PayPal spoof (e.g., I got it)

Lads: Mock this thread. Please!

Trilogy of Terror

People are idiots... and I feel sorry for the pooch.

Well, I found out all those crash test ratings on Chevy Equinoxs are true.

Have you ever had an unexpected celebrity biting?

The Steve Gordon Trio--you read it here first...

My son told me something that got my blood boiling, today.

what would have to change for you to be a presbyterian?

Is this the bitching forum? If not moderators please move me

For the record: Internet Explorer sucks ass

My vision in my "good eye" has improved :)

I can't wait for NightHawks:

Anyone else post on DU to escape from reality?

Some punk kids just threw two snowballs at my cabin

Junior Miss Skanky Ho...... MTV and E combine....

what the hell is wrong with me?

'Night everybody

I am baking cininamommon raisin bread - please pray for me

Cat help! Oh-My-God!

What is wrong with me? What is what I need? What do I think I think?

Where is the thread about National Geo 9/11 documentary?

You know, being alone does suck.....

goodnight folks!

why did the music have to die?

Apologies to Wetzelbill

Are you only having one drink?

Canadian sing- along! If you should ask any girl from the parrish around!

I wanna beat another DU'er

Some of you pervs are people!

Some of you people are pervs!

Just broke up with the greatest bf I ever had all because of ...

Is it a coincidence?

I don't have anybody on 'ignore'


Nighthawks 47 (dial-up warning)

I got the power!

dont you hate it when you write a nice post in blog and it crashes

Is this a tad rude or inconsiderate?

OMG!!!!! Holy Crap!!!!

Man I feel old

Is anybody else having trouble

Sometime you just have to break the rules

I'm just gonna blurt this out, k?

Am I the only one having a drink...

It is official... Boulder woman are much sexier than Denver girls..

What would have to change for you to be a Satanist?

HeLP!! STUPID question!! How do I use a font?

Farewell George Best

Are there any harmonica players among us?

Who was president before you were born?

Disaster preparedness??? Clue me in.

how come every time i pop into the lounge i get stuck for hours?

Rachel Maddow's Height

What the hell is wrong with you?



Saturday morning earworms.

A cool photo of a valley in Ecuador

Good Saturday Morning, Everyone!

Why does Mark Warner remind me of Casper Van Diemm?

bite me asshat


I think a lot of people have me on ignore.

Oh God I can't believe I'm asking this. What is the best dating site

How ethical is it

Single Black Female

Are you an Asspie?

Erin found a warm place to crash.

Anyone seen Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire yet?


DU Experts: What should I look for in a roofer?

Sensory Deprivation Tanks

Brad Pitt is seeking to adopt Angelina Jolie's children. How cute is that?

anyone else having trouble loading Daily Kos?

I don't care how much you've had to drink tonight - if you aren't bleeding

Help me find Peace Sign jewelry

Froogle is the best invention EVER!

OMG! This is HUGH!!!! Britney tossed Kevin out on his butt.

Why is it when my spouse loses something

Good morning from sunny Ticino!

Good Morning, DU. What are you listening to right now?

I absolutely have to do some Christmas shopping today and I'm stymied

Funniest person in the Lounge

It's that time of year again!

They are out in full force - The Jesus people are coming!

Anyone else not into the Christmas season yet?

2pm NY time (7pm UK) broadcast of 1970 Lennon 'Rolling Stone' interview

Why Isn't Whole Wheat Bread Whole Grain?

We have two crazed cats in here.

12 posts to go til I hit 7777

Santa Display Drawing Attention (okla.Santa dead at a Crime Scene)w/poll

december 3 and it is 78 freaking degrees outside at noon.

What is Bush's favorite Crayon color?

Am I right in thinking

What makes Rudolph's nose shine?

I can't feel my gums anymore....

Excessive Shipping charges on eBay

All soldiers in the War on Christmas check in here

I am a cliche

Yea, I finally made it. 1000+ post =) n/t


Time to sing!

The Republican's favorite Christmas song

I just heard the new version of Lowdown by Boz Scaggs. It's good.

What exactly is a "pipe dream"?

Dear Sugar Smack,

LOL!!! Our neighbor is an old codger with boundary issues.

When is the last time a cashier said "Happy Holidays" or "Merry Christmas"

It's true. I stole Christmas.

I am happy. Today I found a DVD of my favorite Christmas special.

Very Funny..... Condi..... (pic)

USC - UCLA poll. Who will win?

19 inches of snow overnight. Huskies went nuts.

Should I call back an old acquaintance?

Wishing you a Merry Corkmas :)

Let's settle this Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays stuff right now

Okay. All dmaaged children come here!

I don't care about the Holiday/Christmas Wars or...

OK, what is this music?

News From the ‘Right’: Household Swearing – The Hidden Danger to Children

Do you enjoy Christmas shopping, and why not?

My pictures from Spain (dial up warning)

What I'd like to see a store do for the Holiday Season

What's your anti-Christmas activism going to be?

This just in---Christmas gone missing in Aruba

Who won the epicurious recipe contest?

Athletes & Former Athletes: How do you jump rope boxer/boxing style?

proof that boys are stupid

40th anniversary of Rubber Soul

"Great Performances" on PBS tonight

What things do I avoid not to look like a cityslicker in Podunk Arkansas?

Bears Vs. Packers.

what happened to the bookmark icon?

Christmas House

Doggy Debris:

Movie for the week: Beheaded 1000

Movie trivia quiz: What movie has the longest screenplay?

Ever wonder what test kitchen developed the "Better Than Sex Cake" recipe?


One of First Christmas Cards Auctioned

Does it bother you when food tastes different?

That way cool Xmas lights video ... where can I get it again?

Junior Miss Pageants - Worthwhile or Gratuitous Stage Mothering

Ok. All the children come here. I have something to tell you ......

I am terrified to use the drying machine in my house

Aeon Flux?

Mo Paul's Blues Band, tonight in Kansas City, Mo.!!!

Why does GD look exactly like the lounge right now?

Army-Navy game today.


Brad Pitt to adopt Angelina Jolie’s children

A Snake Bit Dog

why is it such a pain in the ass for my computer to open up PDF docs?

Breaking Fox News: Security cam catches Christmas killer

Has there ever been a mainstream movie without a musical score?

Goin' barhopping tonight, what's a good strong partyin', dancin' drink?

USC - UCLA thread.

I'm bored.

Breaking News...Faux reports that Christmas was attacked 3 hours ago

What does Cheney eat for breakfast?

Favourite comic book character?


Who was president when you were born?

I am a clique

Laura * is using test tubes

AARRGGHHH! why do people bring their 10yo boys to the adult store?

My car was just attacked by a car wash!

Spine correlations to parts of body

Proof that girls are evil

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 12/3/05)


Are you an asshole?

Advice needed, please! I got screwed :(

USC Sucks, Texas couldn't find an offence with two hands and a map...

How much pent up sexual tension is there in the lounge?

Do you remember anyone being OFFENDED by Happy Holidays before this year?

I just took a chocolate cake out of the oven.

i got a speeding ticket yesterday. i was driving behind a sheriff

The official Crazy Guggenheim Appreciation Thread!

Did I accidentally stumble upon a pic of BigMcLargehuge?

I bet I'm the only 26-year-old with Burl Ives cranked loud enough

*******MILESTONES******* 12/3

I lasted about 15 seconds...

A Bush Christmas Carol

At what point would you walk out on your job?

Any Ministers or priests of a major religion on DU?

anyone who is a pro at searching for obscure recordings, help!

Ticketmaster fees.

Is White Christmas (the movie) on anytime soon?

So, hands up. Who's voting NDP this election?

So, if your friend ever says to you

I wanna meet another DU'er

Does anyone else spend half their life in Wikipedia?

I did it! The cord is cut and there's no turning back. I told the cable

What's the difference between religion and cult?

Are you an Aspie?

What possession of yours do you wish you never got rid of?

Giant. Fucking. Sewer rat.


Those who say there is a War on Christmas are anti-semitic

Cross//Post: TruthDig: "Inventing Sin: Religion and Homosexuality"

AU @ctivist :: Have Bush and RNC Joined 'War on Christmas'?

Pharmacists can’t say no to contraception

VCO for Avian Flu - Oil that fights HIV may work for bird flu - DU read !

Skyscraper that may cause earthquakes

NORAD kicks off 50th anniversary of tracking Santa

Large Aquifers on Early Mars

Scientist blames Vatican dogma for AIDS pandemic

Ukrainian salt mines reinvented as a haven for asthma sufferers

GLAD to contest anti-gay Massachusetts amemdment in court

What do you do when living single that you don't do otherwise?

AIDS activist slain in Jamaica

Frank Lambastes Republican Views

Ex-priest predicts exodus of gay clergy from Catholic Church

Read & Discuss: TruthDig: "Inventing Sin: Religion and Homosexuality"

Jaguar, Land Rover ads halted in gay media, Ford confirms

Pharmacists can’t say no to contraception

Muslim group condemns gay decision

I am going to defend the BCS

Good Lord! Croatia and Slovakia are playing the Davis Cup final this

Texas or Colorado?


No Michael Irvin on ESPN this week

Texas vs. USC

#1-Alex Smith, #250-Ryan Fitzpatrick starting Sunday: Wonderlics 40 & 50

I think UCLA can beat USC

I believe my Tar Heels are ready to kick butt a year earlier ...

Please throw some bones to Smokey

foster greyhound arriving on Wednesday

I just reported backyard breeders selling puppies to the police


Here's Lego helping me post at DU

E-mail C-span about homeless and jobless vets...

Favorable Kerry Post (compared to Hillary) at Huffington

Kerry bashing alert on GD

US News offers this tidbit

TayTay has the West Coast card. (Thanks Ginny!)

Has anyone heard from F.Gordon?

Could anybody recommend a good compact tripod for a digital camera?

OT - Rotten News, and a Prayer Request

DNC blog has good coverage by folks at the Phoenix meeting.

Romney flew with health execs on corporate jet to GOP meetings

Poll: Arab distrust of US growing

FRAMING: Not "hawk/dove" on are BULLISH/BEARISH

dirty politics - why?

Why are 10 Marines walking down the streets of Fallujah in daytime?

Here is how shrub can get out of hot water in 3 easy steps..

Another "Near Miss"

Texas redistricting plan violated the Voting Rights Act

Most corruption in our lifetime...

Neo-Crazies Already Planning Beyond Iran

Environmental Groups Urge Soil Cleanup in New Orleans, EPA is in Denial

Scandals unveil the seamier side of Washington politics...

When does the persecution of Christians Begin?

Bush Radio: "We must stop people from crossing the border illegally"

How Thirty Miles Can Seem Like a Million:

smirk lied about Tal Afar

Need some help people.. Anyone have a resource for this?

Neil ho user Bush travels with Moon as "peace leader,"

JetBlue on the Buy Blue list

Connecting the dots--black sites +


Republican sex scandals

Congress finally tackles an important issue ----- college football

Campus autonomy flunking slew of political tests

The best statement in Homecoming on Showtime. Brilliant.

Dead Heat between Bush and John Kerry if election held today despite low

Are we even looking for Osama anymore?

OK, how many "third most senior Al Qaeda leaders" have we killed so far?


Chimpy "speaks out of both sides of his mouth."

E-mail c-span

Bush is the best ever

Dild O'Reilly and other terms of endearment

anti dlc'ers- put your money where your mouth is.

Anyone know what Happened to the 9/11 Video post?

Russia is going to sell anti-aircraft missiles to Iran....

Bush decries terrorism, but doesn't care that a U.S. city is destroyed

Which one word best describes the IRAQI war?

OMG - Truth is All has his own website

CNN Shows Osama As They Report "Senior alQueda Killed

* gets a BJ?

Anyone know what happened

So, should we just assume that NC is forever lost in Diebold hell?

Dare we say, "fascism"?

Bloomberg: Americans Want Different Type of President Next Time, Poll Says

"Considerable discontent" among effing GOP cowards regarding DeLay

Bush Republican "Support the troops" logic applied to other situations

Rewriting Liz Sidoti: "Democrats Lack Unified Position on Iraq"

Ever watch a zombie movie before where you cheered for the

"...Theocracy In Iraq"

Neil Lisst political cartoon - the entire week's comics

Anybody know the voting status of Katrina evacuees?

With A Democratic President...

Oldie, But Goodie?


If you ran for President?

CT Sen. Lieberman is being challenged from an old foe!

Canadian election: Conservatives' calls show as originating at U.S. Senate

Why vote in a rigged election?

Massively important article explains how US is/is becoming fascist

I'm Noticing A Lot of Anti-Hillary Sentiment Here On DU. I Hope...

Save Tookie Williams!!!!!