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Archives: December 31, 2005

Empire of Shame - A Conversation with Jean Ziegler

Arnaud de Borchgrave: Freedom's pitfalls ("two new Talibans in Iraq")

Strength for your Journey

GO TO THE LIGHT! By Sheila Samples

Statement of the Council of Nineveh Province Notables, Sheikhs and Uleima.

LAT: Big 3 Find More Level Playing Field Abroad

In Montreal, A Lot of Hot Air, US Sends 'Dr No' to Climate Talks

No new year cheer for Chinese migrant workers

Down on the Ranch, President Wages War on the Underbrush

NYT Public Editor: Behind the Eavesdropping Story, a Loud Silence

Israel and the Neocons, The Libby Affair and the Internal War

Will the Real USA Please Stand Up?

E. J. Dionne: What Readers Taught Me

Why Our Side Is Going to Win in 2006 - by Trey Ellis/ Huff Post

George McEvoy: Losing hope

"Patrick Henry Democrats" (some advice from Digby to gain back respect)

On the hunt for a conspiracy theory

A few words about Ahmad Chalabi ("The Manipulator", New Yorker, 06/04)

Nevada power plant to close after dispute (polluter)

LAT: Westinghouse Reactor Design Wins U.S. OK

GM crops created superweed, say scientists

Oil Prices Surge and May Keep Going Up

Israeli team to draft stand on Hamas takeover of PA

Democracy in Palestine

Abbas vows to stop chaos as Palestinian vote looms

With no Palestinian state in sight, aid becomes an adjunct to occupation

Palestinian militant factions say truce with Israel ends midnight

Israel and the Neocons, The Libby Affair and the Internal War

Collapse Examination of WTC7

Are WTC collapse times of any value ?

Flight 77 - Much of the fuselage remained intact?

BBV-Diebold illegal screen "interpreter" -prohibited code

Re-Post: Bush's EAC (falsely?) implies Shelley's guilt. Why now?

help--What are the top ten 10 Election Reform & Fraud stories for 2005?

What’s All the Fuss About Diebold in FL & CA?

Listen Online 1/1/06, GuvWurld, Mark Crispin Miller on KPFT

New Years Eve Election Reform News & Related events

What Role Did Missouri Republicans Play In The New Hampshire Phone Jamming

Has Arnold gone crazy. wants to raise the Min wage 1$. Begging for Votes?

California Friends please check in here

Hudson: renewable energy internship program starting.

Domestic Spying forum with Ed Markey (Jan 4 @ 7 pm)

Sign tallying Iraq casualties makes a stir in Duluth

Annoying browser problem - Java issue?

PDA owners: Do you use emulators on your devices?

How to copy LPs and tapes to digital (audio capture)

Question about AMD Athlon 64 "dual core" processer systems/Win XP 64

FYI: For those who would prefer browsing anonymously

A word of advice to you folks on the Ohio governor's race

Gary Page needs help now to get on the ballot

David Van OS in Cleburne and Fort Worth first week in January

Precinct Chair question

Meeting January 7 in Madison to organize for impeachment

I have five egg whites leftover from a custard I just made.

Smellin' like garlic

Here is what we picnicked on for New Years Eve

so the (half) chicken is in the oven roasting with taters and carrots

For BettyEllen... Thin & Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookin' the black eyed peas?

What is your pre-cooking ritual?

Anyone watching the World Juniors Hockey Championship?

New Afghanistan Theological Organisation

'Right to know' fails to open the Government's vaults of secrets

Novak 'Probably' Regrets Plame Leak

Indonesia bomb leaves seven dead

NATO will take fight into southern Afghanistan, says U.S. commander

Dow Closes Down 67, Ends Year in Negative

Chalabi Named Iraq Oil Minister - Cronyism Even In Iraq!

Chalabi Named Iraq Oil Minister

Sign Tallying Military Deaths Upsets Army

Mississippi county OKs memorial to Emmett Till

Thousands of US troops to oversee Iraqi police

Death Toll for the American Military in Iraq in 2005 Is 844

Dems Seek New Federal Budget in New Year

AP: Ex Envoy: British Used Intel After Torture

Sudanese embassy staff freed

'United States planning a military strike against Iran'

Bush highlights Iraq elections, US economy in 2005

Grand jury decision on '02 nuke power plant near-rupture may come soon

Pinochet Loses Another Battle Over Immunity

Statement of the Council of Nineveh Province Notables, Sheikhs and Uleima.

Local man killed in Iraq 6 weeks into deployment (Fallujah)

Jet strikes light pole at Lindbergh Field

letter to B*sh from Iraqi

Mortar attacks on Green Zone

Five killed in attack on Iraq Sunni party HQ

Coalition officials say they prepared for Nine-Eleven-type attack on Baghd

Fat city for Mike aides - They get $1.5M for work on campaign


NYT: President Uses a Quiet Vacation To Prepare an Ambitious Agenda

Syrian lawmakers demand ex-VP be tried for treason

Bush confident in facing 2006 challenges

No new year cheer for Chinese migrant workers

Libya welcomes big U.S. oil companies

NYT Public Editor: Behind the Eavesdropping Story, a Loud Silence

Poll: Australians' support for Iraq war falling

NYT: Justice Deputy Resisted Parts of Spy Program

'United States planning a military strike against Iran'

D.C.: Facing Weaker Home Sales, Builders Sweeten Deals

Bolivian president-elect visits Cuba

Dollar Rises Against the Euro, Yen in 2005, Gaining 15 Percent

Bush resolves to stay on the offensive in Iraq in 2006

US archdiocese loses claims fight

FEMA dumps unused hurricane drinking water

What to do with Capote, Frost, and Kissinger?

Two-Thirds of Australians Regret Iraq War

New Year Brings Array of New State Laws

Top General says getting bin Laden and Zarqawi won't eliminate terror

U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 841 for '05

Racicot talk backs Burns, Bush, war ("one of the best presidents ever")

Government Prepares for Next Big Hurricane

Some soldiers trying to get out of Army

DeLay Rep Says Boss Not Swayed by Donors

Military fears big Afghan losses

Pope uses message to attack hardline Iran

(Natural) Gas rates jump to record highs

N.Y.'s minimum wage to rise to $6.75

Fla. Man Who Posted Military Photos On Internet Is Released From Jail

NYT: Justice Deputy Resisted Parts of Spy Program

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for California-(Flooding)

Who has a big johnson

Bareback mountain. Some things just aint right

I love me some Morphine............

Putting Bible quotes, erm, behind you?

S.F. Bay Area people. Is it raining where you are?

I accidentally let Willie (my husband's cat) out tonight

Ever have one of THOSE days? (pic)

I was standing by my window,

Hey, some conservatives called me the Dennis Hopper of the DU commune!

Did you have an imaginary friend?

Everybody wang chung tonight

Who's the biggest sore loser in sports these days?

caller on Coast to Coast just predicted for "06" that the Antichrist

I don't mean to break the medical advice or bodily function rules, but...

Hey everyone, say hello to my daughter, SeattleTurtle!!!!!

self delete

hello Nighthawks

I need a hot toddie

Going to a holiday party like the one I was at tonight reminds you

Kate for a Saturday

"who is this imbecile? where is he? bring him so that he can . . ."

Lunch at billyskank's, anyone?

Anyone seen The Matador yet?

US mayor to overturn snowball ban

Jewis Dolphin marries Brtish Milionaire

Bouncing 'the little idiot' for fun!

Don't you love HP?

Pompeii The Last Day - Discovery Channel

Thousands of crime victims mistakenly told inmates were let go

I propose we start a "War on New Years"

The characters in my kid's cartoon thought that a BRA


What's on the menu for this evening?

Heard a bad band tonight with a bad name

The housework log is awesome!

It's a pretty day here: I'm going to the flea market!

A chuckle ....

just a girl i used to know

Should 6 year olds be sedated after 7 pm?

I got called a bigot in GD

Attack of the Chihuahua

This Poll Needs Some DU Love

My 2006 Resolutions: Won't you make the same ones I've made?

In honor of the annual New Years diet

Saw the Wallace and Gromit movie yesterday

Check out

What makes a person go from being a liberal to being a moderator?


I need a good brie for this whine

HELP! I've got "golfer's elbow" and need advice!

question for the lizards...

For New Year's Eve-Auld Lang Syne, unplugged

Stop me if you've heard this joke: Gonorrhea Lectim

Help me settle something.

Saturday earworm. Warning! Annoying!


For us in retail or who were in retail, we now have our own "Dilbert."

Where's my Retro-Poem??

Have you noticed how much these guys look alike???

I'm trying to ignore my Boxer right now. He's driving me nuts.

heading to the liquor store in a little bit

progmom on the air - post jazz requests here

Jessie says,"What the Hell is going on in here?"

My sig pic

Now, once again, it's time to play, "Name your favorite Urban Legend!"

Yes? or No? Discuss

My weiner has a first name, it's O-S-C-A-R

I'm trying to ignore my boxers right now. They're driving me


Espresso Machine is on and coffee is made.

"Whatever" This old fool muses.

Happy New Year to DU (fireworks link)

Oxymoron of the Week: Conservative Comedian

Survival Guide to Drunken New Year's Eve

Has it ever taken anyone else this long to get to 2K posts?

My 1000th Post : Thank You DU !!!

Here's THE website for New Year's Eve!

We've got a river outside our window now....

Post your pest's photo

Mrs. Venation is a gentle and generous woman.

Wenn ist das Nunstück git und Slotermeyer?

What was the most important event that happened in your life in 2005?

I spent yesterday faxing someone...ask me anything.

It's supposed to White Christmas

What's that stuff that eliminates cat pee smell? Enzyme stuff?


I got bad news about an old friend last night.....


So just how hard IS Rocket Science?


Deleted Message

i spent yesterday whacking someone...ask me anything.

Taking down some of the decorations...

So just how hard IS Rockette Science?

Everybody needs to sling a mop for a living.

You can have all this money if you figure a way in.

What makes a person go from being a liberal to being a moderator?

2006 is starting off as sucky as 2005 is ending

Screw 2005.

Happy New Year, DU! All the best to the dems who post here!

What makes a person go from being a liberal to being a moderate?

I miss the cranky, belligerent Beware the Beast Man

Rapper Obie Trice Shot on Detroit Freeway

What are your New Years Eve plans?

What's the best way to find old friends on the web?

This is sick, but funny

I need a nap

Hoppin John

Happy Future New Year DU!

I need a map

I need some action..

I need a man

We broke up over a year ago, but he still emails me...

45 minutes to go here:

Canada VRS USA coming up in about an hour and a half

Cat called 911 to help ill owner, police say

Phil Simms drinking game!

I just ate an entire box of Wheat Thins. Will I lose an eye?

Fellow Californians, fear not!

Call Me Wesley & Heidi

I got the toilet out of my living room.

Don't tell anyone but

I need help remembering the name of a movie

Weeeeeee! I just got a labret piercing!! (Updated with pics)

A collection of kitty videos

Post here to send out support to DUers facing flood waters

Rachel Ray, you're a fucking genius! Iced tea for drinking! Who'da thunk?

Please fill me in!!

From ginbarn and I - HAPPY NEW YEAR!!


Shatner Gremlin Twilight Zone on Sci FI now!

So what's in your flask for tonight?

Darth_Kitten's Rockin' New Year's Eve Party......

I did something really bad today

Please don't drink and drive tonight (or any night)

My dog just picked up the phone and ordered a pizza

2005 is almost done. Post your deep thoughts...

It's New Years, I want to say something to all of you, so please read this

What celebrity do you look like?

It's 2006. I'm going to bed!

Happy new year! Let's make 2006 the Year Of The Toppling Statue!

Would I be a stalker?

ForrestGump wouldn't sing for JimmyJazz....

The old half filled glass of water debate

TV alert: Terror at 20,000 Feet Twighlight Zone episode is on (Shatner)

Super Bowl predictions

My god, everyone must have left!

we have to work today, both off @ 2:30p & back home, storm & flood...

evlspwn belly dancing at the Donkey Show last night.

What was your second choice for a username?

Anyone watching the World Juniors Hockey Championship?

Just thirty minutes until New Year's Rockin' Eve begins!

I can barely walk ...

I want to apologize to any of those I may have made uncomfortable.

Eu sou a leitura Du no português. (I am reading DU in Portuguese.)

I can't believe the Year of Ronald Reagan is practically over!

Stephan Bonner won that Ultimate Fight, dammit.



Oh computer's broken, and now I have to use

How do you get your HOT college boy neighbors to turn down the music??

Blazing Saddles is on HBO!

It feels odd that there are no bowl games this evening

The People in England must be very stupid.

Ok I work for the NSA .......

Hey! We're already in 2006! What are you murkans doing in last year?

Has anyone ever seen "A Tale of Two Sisters?"

2005 - OFFICIALLY 'The Year Of The......'

Who's going to explain to Matcom that he isn't really a Lesbian?

I just opened up the last bottle of

I'm sick of people who think the Monkees and the Beach Boys are cool.

Sydney is now sitting on five eggs


Anything you wanna just get off your chest before the year is over?

I am so psyched about next Wednesday!!!

Have we heard from our CA DUers snice this AM?

If I'm Sitting In My House And Can Smell Fireworks...

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 12/31/05)

I pick up my new Honda Element TOMORROW!

My girlfriend got knee pads for

Reminder about pets and fireworks

I just evacuated our house! Major Flooding in Marin Cty, CA! H20 rising !

How Important Is George Bush - Compared To You and Me?

Best Wishes for a Happy, Peaceful 2006!

Feilz Ano Nuevo from Mexico!

I have to go to the bathroom.

I just cracked open my first beer......

I'm in a really really really baaaaad mood.

My holiday gift? Some fuckhead cleared out my checking account!

Happy You Near!

I Wanna Hear About All The Weight You Lost On South Beach Diet!

Man, I'm exhausted...

I'm spending the evening with my cat & the Twilight Zone marathon

Don't fall for this "new year" crap! It's a myth!

The roads turned to ice, so I'm stuck at home

OK, who is partying with DUers tonite?

Who's having tasty snacky food tonite?

The fireworks have started early tonight.

What song **ALWAYS** makes you happy?

It's New Years Eve and Everything just Sucks

Brokeback Mountain....

Post your appetizers here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tonight at midnight, I'll raise a glass to you,

Happy New Year from Norway!

How will you spend New Years Eve?

I met XemaSab today!

OK, dammit, I don't care if it breaks the rules, I'm going to repost this.

New Year's Eve wHine....

Brainy Quotes = take your pick...


We've got us a movement, folks: khaska for moderator '06!

If you were going to buy ONE kick-butt reggae CD, what would it be?

Any DUers feel like coming over for New Years?

To friends in the DU Lounge, Happy New Year!

who else hated this year? i know i did...

Happy New Year Everyone!

Cat called 911 to help ill owner, police say

Appreciation Thread...

What is a good New York movie for me to rent?

Single Men: What are you looking for in 2006?

DU 2005 Year in Review (slide-show)

Anyone drink Pimms?


To All Of You At DU ~ Have A Wonderful New Years Eve ~

My cat just took a dump on my carpet Again. I'm afraid this is it.


What are you looking forward to in 2006?

MSN's "10 Worst Movies of 2005." Good picks.

Any fans and/or former players of Zork or Scott Adams...


I applied to be a moderator for the Lounge

Well, I've had my fun for new year's! (cool pics inside!)

What is your New Years Resolution??

Free Hooters Calendar for 2006

"Breaking News," "Up Or Down Vote," "FEMA" among Banished Words for 2006

Tonight I served the most acerbic comic of days gone by...

Worst song ever written?

Do you believe that child abusers should be forgiven...?

Need good NON-COPYRIGHTED music snippets / files. Know any web-sites?

Spirit world: Pope: God considers embryos 'full and complete' humans

The End of Faith by Sam Harris, has anyone read it?

California Flu: NOT the "Bird Flu," But Still Needs Your Attention

Gay Rights Fellowship To Advance LGBT Issues In S. Florida

Race for leader of state Democratic Party heats up

Way out west (More jabs from Brits over reaction to 'Brokeback Mountain')

Blessed bigotry: Pope Benedict XVI is "Anti-Gay Person of the Year"

'John Wayne made real movies. There ain't no queer in cowboy'

Looking for feedback on comments by a local politician....

Gays Ruining Families Cardinal Says

A letter to Dr. Laura...

Rose Bowl - Texas v. USC

Watch'n the Houston Bowl. Why didn't TCU...

lets go cyclones!!!


A day in the life of Spidey and Jake (pic heavy)

HELP!!! My 9-month-old cat will not use the litter box!!!

Interesting question: has anybody had any experience with

Just wanted to wish all of you a good year

Question dealing with being pulled to someone

2006 Is a "8" Year: Transformation!

Rain sucks

Best petblogging ever

Kerry LOVERS have nothing to worry about

Mark Crispin Miller: Why Dem's are in denial about the stolen election

Here They Go Again

What is

You guys should check this out.

Hang in there blm

Did you guys see this picture?

Check this out!

LTE in Virginia: Votes still not counting

A picture thread and treat

Happy New Year Kerrycrats!

Need some camera setting advice

Happy New Year to my Fav EDV

Happy New Year to my Fav EDV

Chalabi: Embezzelor, Businessman, Student of American History,Conman,Thug

Novak 'Probably' Regrets Plame Leak

Tribes donated to Dem's BEFORE Abramoff.

Here's the WaPo's "makeup call" for Bush for nailing Hot Tub Tom

What did we expect when we allowed the establishment to call us

The Ratings Mirage: Why Fox has higher ratings--when CNN has more viewers

"Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job" wins award as most memorable phrase

GE Seed Law Divides Farmers, Legislators(good read on GE debate)

FYI: Abramoff, DeLay money

North Carolina Supreme Court nominee: B**h is like Roman dictator, Julius

Cops Swat,military police stormed my neighborhood.

Unbelievable Hypocrisy: What about the spying itself? What about the

TV watchdog group is unhappy with FCC

RE: the I'm glad I had breast cancer article.... fyi you need to be

Rathergate Redux

"I do solemnly swear...

since they're listening, is there anything you'd like to say to them?

bush will destroy America exactly as much as we allow him to

Millions are out to kill us....

2005: Annus Horriblis

mainstream Islamic conferences equal to terrorism


A great idea and no time to implement - (WARNING:GRAPHIC)

Shining Path resurgence may be financed by cocaine money

'Devilish' Jeans a Hot Seller in Sweden

Half-truths that cloak a lawless world of depravity

2006: What we already know

Happy New Year from the Hermit Kingdom

Conrad Black named Business Newsmaker of the Year ...

Anyone notice there hasn't been any leaks lately

Exactly the same number of G.I.'s killed in 05 as in 04. this is winning?

King Mango Strut is today!

Remember How for months before Iraq the Adm. kept

Dear Americans, Aruba is great

Warrantless wiretaps have been challenged in court, and have been upheld

2005 weepers from Kansas MOSTLY bush's blunders hehe

Chalabi's career is really taking off. Guess HOW he ascended to oil chief

Did You Know There Is One Long-Term MIA In Iraq?

Iran hails "first Islamist Arab state" in Iraq

"Mercy Now" - Fitting song to hear as the year comes to a close.

New York records another drop in crime

FEMA Dumps Unused Hurricane Drinking Water

Natalie Morales of NBC says job outlook is WONDERFUL. WHAT???

Go Molly go, We really do need a living wage law

Dar Williams song, "Empire"

Are there enough Dem Office holders with the integrity to say no to Ins.

My 2006 New Year's Resolutions for DU and America


Are we looking at desperation from this White House?

The End of Faith by Sam Harris, has anyone read it?

Saddam spied on his own people.... but I wonder if he sent them

Controversial Conservative Bill Bennett Becoming CNN Political Analyst In

Dollars to doughnuts Bush's drug benefit is no bargain

It made the news! Uzbekistan torture story is on HOMEPAGE!

What are the major issues for 2006?

Richmond Va residents please check in to help on environmental issues.

White man takes the Indians' resources once again

What do libertarians propose to replace public schools with?

Death Toll for the American Military in Iraq in 2005 Is 844

My two cents.... What do you think?

It's no fun being a biology teacher in Kansas

Another Unreported Casualty of the War in Iraq

I am Pre-Emptively Accusing bushco of the next Terror Attack on U.S. soil.

DUer's Predictions for 2005....How close did they come? See here>>>

Do you find yourself looking over your shoulder as you post?

Counterpunch review of 2005: Hitchens, Sheehan, Murtha, Fleeing Dems etc.

Question about latest Zogby ? Were you contacted, I wasn't. I'm registered

Journalists gone wild, lest we forget. It WAS that bad. Please watch.

self-delete! they took it down, dammit

interesting programming by cinemax . . .

Steve Martin (as O'Reilly) leap second backers hate America! (hilarious!)

Here's what happens when some Katrina survivors lose all hope . . .

Israel and the Neocons, The Libby Affair and the Internal War

FREE XM Radio if you activated an XM Radio in December.. HOT, HOT, HOT

Senator Imhofe of Oklahoma

Your tax dollars at work . . .

My 1000th Post : Thank You DU !!!

The New Year could bring us a shiny New War! no kidding

John Conyers:Impeachment, the Constitution in Crisis, Election Reform

War without end / By Robert Fisk

Pressuring the CIA to Lie, Calling Result an Accident

What Do You Think About On-Line Polls?

Amazing Wirefire Photos

Autozone Liberty Bowl?

Some Soldiers Trying to Get Out of Army

MSNBC: Midwest families will pay $400 more for natural gas this winter

Anyone else here audited by IRS this year?

"Current TV" is doing a Top 25 pod countdown

Today's global warming snapshot: Record warm December in NWT

Anyone have a link to the banned "South Park" with Vigin Mary/Pope?

My head is going to explode!! Regarding spying and whistleblowers-

This is sick, but funny

My predictions for 2006

'United States planning a military strike against Iran'

At the breaking point

Let's introduce a Constitutional Amendment that makes W Dictator...

2006 Is The Year To See Bush Impeached By Electing Folks That Will Do It!

Bush to stonewall spying investigation

Sign Tallying Military Deaths Upsets Army

Is it just me or is there a glut of disproprtionate glumness on GD ATM?


Thank goodness "Baby Noor" was born in Iraq

Pat Buchanan's crystal ball's

As we move into the 2006 & 2008 campaigns...

Predictions for '06?

For Those Who Don't Know

I want to say my goodbyes early lets get them in before 2005 is over

Props to MnFats...Steve Martin's hilarious take on O'Liely

Attention Freedom Loving Republicans: Iraq has job openings for Police!


Is Guy James Streaming?

Who was at the ranch with the Shrub?

Happy End of 2005 to my friends at DU.

Get ready for an invasion of the whack jobs

2006 . . .WHY, everything is hopelessly inverted.

Mann Coulter Being A Racist Prick (Again)

Happy 2006 from France America ! nt


Big Tony Moscatiello implicates Abramoff partner in murder

Grounds for a fight: Farmer protection battle plans take root

What is the role of government?

Comes the year we have our turn.

Cat called 911 to help ill owner, police say

Farm closes for lack of legal labor

Pitching a graphic novel --- any takers?

Happy New Year DU!

Katrina Survivors to Rally in Washington, D.C.

Just talked to a friend who works in a pharmacy (Wal Mart)

Let's make negative predictions for 2006

What ever happened with the 2 British SAS guys caught dressed like Arabs?

Political Comics by HL


Why is it that Libs have more fun?

Katrina victims 'remains'

Just got my free C.D. A Call To Reopen 911, Confronting The Evidence

Most idiotic article on Evolution vs. ID EVER

I see on Raw Story where German newspapers are predicting

Bush posed in front of books.

George W. Bush has Made the Middle East Safe.............

AOL Poll: Sign Tallying Iraq Casualties Causes Stir

AP: In an astounding show of Compassion, US Doctor to rebuild 20 Iraqis

2005 WORST Cheeziest Journalist of the Year

82.5% Fweepers Vote For Dictatorship

Ladies & Gentlemen, to close 2005 we have tropical storm ZETA!

James Ridgeway: The Bush Family Coup, Son revisits the sins of the father

Something interesting I just saw

What is the difference between Clinton and Bush? (joke)

A New Year's Message for our men and women overseas

Celebrate the Post Office's latest increase with the Statue of Liberty...

Bush resolves "to work tirelessly for peace abroad and prosperity at home"

What the hell happened to the Guy James show?

Questions to ask Alberto Gonzales at the Judiciary hearings

Think, George. What comes after B? ---pix->>>

The Promised Land

What does section 2.5 of Executive Order 12333 mean?

Has anyone listened to this WWF Wrestler John Layfield's radio show?

Goodbye to '05

Thinking about responding to a terrible freeper LTTE...

Why do many on this board hold the CIA & NSA in such high regard?

Netscape News: the smartest states

Impeachment vote on msnbc go and vote!

Fourth Estate Radio Show at 10pm

So where's all the FReeper discussion of Abramoff this morning? NOWHERE!

Bolivia's president-elect makes Havana first stop - lots of joint programs

How will you spend New Years Eve?

A question about my email from WesPAC...

Study: Scalia Gets Most Laughs on Bench

please critique my LTTE-all comments welcome

Chalabi may "win" one of the 275 seats in Iraq parliament with 8,645 votes

Some Soldiers Trying to Get Out of Army

US forces step up Iraq airstrikes to help ring in the New Year

Happy new year to all DU'ers

Free Republic thread on possible strike on Iran

I'm speaking now to the person who is holding Iraq.

Times Square New Years Eve Live feed

DU this MSNBC Poll. "Should Bush be impeached?"

Trent Duffy says bush is working for peace abroad and prosperity at home

And now, a post for Mr. Patrick Fitzgerald:

Sign Tallying Military Deaths Upsets Army

No Press Credentials, State Tells Bloggers

'bush clears brush like he rides his bike' - from WP

2 Katrina videos to see, Journalists and Wake Me Up When Sept Ends

AOL Poll: Are you following the Jack Abramoff Story

Cool AOL Poll! Do you consult with conservative Christian critics....

Have a cooler New Year with John Lennon AND...

More horror from Katrina

Freak Republic Now Up To 20 (Twenty!) Threads On Brokeback Mountain

Don't forget to set your clocks ahead one second tonight

Another gas attack by the "farter of talk radio,"

The $100 Laptop: The Next Two Billion People to Go Digital

Unofficial New Year Resolutions thread

Ed Naha: 'The first annual M.F. awards'

Flame away if you must, but this is how I feel right now about some things

Christian Wire Service: "Family council" offers resolution tips for us

Say What: Condom joke backfires

Let's make positive predictions for 2006

The Church of Reality

John F. Kennedy Jr Salute Photo....Where?????

Pat Robertson's 2005 Predictions....What a DORK!!!

Get out your magic wands, DUers. Tomorrow's a new year & we each get a zap

Abramoff for Idiots:

To my Friends who think there is too much data for the NSA to deal with...

LOL GO CODE PINK!! They silenced the war mongers!!!

German Papers are reporting US is Ready to strike Iran

Right Wingers "F"-ing up the Party

What are the top ten 10 Election Reform & Fraud stories for 2005?

Mel Gibsons theory of evolution.........

10 Things I Learned from the Holocaust Memorial Museum

DeLay should be resigning after the new WP headline. He's toast.

MANUEL VALENZUELA: America’s Tomorrow

From Watergate & Viet Nam to Treasongate & Iraq Nam: LIHOP?

It’s What We Do

Austrians don't mess around

Conspiring Against the Voters

Are Developers Absolutely Insane?

It's Morning In America & We're Finally WAKING UP! New Years Eve 05/06

'Freedom of Choice' in America is Bunk!

Police: Ark. man stole sex offender IDs

Activists! Are you ready? It's almost an election year!

Internal Scuffle at NYT

Will people be shooting their guns in the air tonight?

Ours is a brand-new world of allatonceness.

Scholars fight arms flow, violent culture

Dear Gov. Dean -- The Bush, Blair Confess-or-Boil Policy …

Why You Should All Have Faith Into The New Year

Anyone have any more info about the latest Hacker Back-door Microsoft...

How to win in 06' & 08'. Shift more to the center?

WP, pg A03: Down on the Ranch, President Wages War on the Underbrush

Around my home town, with two stops for beer - Joe Bageant

Report: Trump Weighs Run for N.Y. Governor

I bought a 3 year subscription to XM today..

Please Post Your Favorite 2005 images here

NYT's Public Editor: Behind the Eavesdropping Story, a Loud Silence

FDR's "Economic Bill of Rights" - 1944 State of the Union Address

Predicting the Shit Out of Stuff


question about Saddam/bin Laden association.........

When The Future Happened Before

My neighbor, who lives kitty corner to me died last night.....

Rummy admits that $2.3 trillion (not billion) “missing”

We have become a Nazi monster...

Happy New Year: Florida's last year under Jeb! Things will

Fake voting rights activists and groups linked to White House

Howard Zinn: After the War

USMC Vet's Stand Against A Freeper's Cyber-Terrorism

I just evacuated our house! Major Flooding in Marin Cty, CA! H20 rising !

Some Words Of Wisdom From Ben Franklin During These Troubled Times

I'm living in what sounds like a war zone.

USA Today LTTE: "Brokeback Mountain success likely to FIZZLE!"

Larry Johnson: Leak Hypocrisy

Wanna Read Something Laughable

Bush to Bring Troops Home, Resign on Bizarro Earth

Why do we have to have protests and petitions to get this president

When Can We Expect Abramoff To Start Singing? ........


BBC interview with George SOROS

Timing of Justice Dept's NYT probe shows Bush's vengeful motive.

Feingold said "no one is above the law".

Who will replace the Mad King Bush?

more voter suppression professionals exposed

Please DU these polls asap - help needed

Another Example of The New York Times' Service to Imperial Power

"Mercy Now" - Fitting song to hear as the year comes to a close.

Best of HLs Political Comics 2005

Atrios selects Joe Lieberman as Wanker of the Year for his WSJ piece

This ACLU add in the NYT has right-wingers all pissed off

Will Bush hail "5 short of last year's U.S. death toll" as "progress?"

Democrats urge reordering priorities in federal budget

This is your Bush on drugs: "U.S. Economy is the envy of the world"

Spygate as a National ID. Spygate as gun registration.

The continuing saga of GOP Tenn. State Senator Jeff Miller

San Fran AAR affilliate to become even more crappy, espec. on weekends

since smirk is being a Nixon copycat we should start calling him

Scare them out of complacency/alter the status quo

This case needs to go to trial...

Notes allege "FEMA is not a response agency for disasters"

NO! But I would make damn sure that they understood that a first

The White House has thrown down the gauntlet to the NYTimes...

Whatever happened to the hostages recently taken? Did they die?

Puke Alert!!! Bill Bennett to join...CNN (Jeezus, another liar joins the

Is Bush Watching the Far Right Wing? Why Not?

Group linked to DeLay largely funded by clients of embattled lobbyist

nominees for FEC; Bush waited until the Senate had gone home

heck of a job, Alberto

Why didn't Kerry just tell the truth on Iraq?

I'd like to share these photos

The Osama tape

A lot of Kerry questions here today: Iraq, election fraud, running mate

President sent sympathy on Hitler's death

Research on right-wingers

Bush's predecessor sucked.

"Free Speech TV' vs. "Current TV"

Monica, We Need You Now

Here's a story, "bout a man named Brady

Published in The Seattle PI My LTTE

is the bombing of IRAN imminent ??

DU this poll re: NSA eavesdropping revelation

Group linked to Delay secretly funded by Abramoff

How About a Boycott of Fox News?

Hillary Clinton "most admired woman" 4th year in a row

"Conspiring against the voters": 12/31/05 NY Times Editorial

Any news on Fitz's investigation?

Abramoff/DeLay Group implicated in Russian Funding & Dem Attack Ads/....

mail the UN received from Iraq

Terrorists in High Places

(Kansas) House Hopeful Leaves GOP

In the last months, several organizations formed to urge Bush's impeacment

Mitt Romney, "The Smiling Cobra" ..........Wolcott

Help me here.. What's wrong in OHIO??

2008 Democratic Convention Watch

Yes, George, there really IS a FOURTH AMENDMENT

The Beltway Boys on FOX NEWS - Year End Show

Help Put a Democrat on the Ballot in Texas.

Why oh why didn't Kerry pick Wesley Clark as his VP nom?

IF Iran really is building nukes, would you support US air strikes

Democrats Can't Be just Non-Republicans

I Have an Idea for the New Year!

Happy New Year, Canadian DUers!

Gonzo, Asscrack and the Shrub are all Liars!

Trucks start rolling as Iraq tackles fuel crisis

I Shall Be Free No.10 ~

Twilight Zone/Wm Shatner airplane episode on now

Happy New Years, Maritime Provinces!!!


Sigh. Another New Year's Eve not spent in Hawaii...

I just cracked open my first safe!

Hate him as we do, Dubya sure rocks out.

If I keep hitting 'go back' on Tivo, I can stave off the New Year!

2006 is looking good

what new drug is giving me this foul taste in my mouth?

I'm Rick James, bitch!

The Music Genome Project has Arrived!!!

Don't tell Comer but I am on HIS computer in HIS bedroom

With humble thought

I am so desperate. I'm "partying" with Anderson Cooper...

What are your New Year's Resolutions?

20 years ago today singer Rick Nelson, 45, and six others were killed

Dick Clark is a robot...

Happy New Year Everyone

Superbowl prediction on Inside the NFL

There were too many Rabrrrrrrs here, so I "misplaced" the rest

NY GIANTS! NFC East Champions!

Happy New Year to all my acquaintances at the D. U.!

A New Year's Eve kitty picture thread

"Phallogocentricism and the Silence of Mary:

Turned on Dick Clark.

Bush On Hot Seat- Indians Petition to get Geronimo's Remains From Yale

?? DoJ investigating who 'leaked' domestic spying story to NYT????

Quotes of the year 2005

New Year's Rant & Resolution

* - just after "election" 04 - "I've earned capital, political capital...

jesus doesn't save bush, look!

For those about to rock, we salute you! (to the fighting Dems)

Anybody ever heard of AmTrax?

Just got off the phone with my "born again" brother

Sunday Talk Shows

A soldiers prayer for the new year...

What book was the greatest work of literature in your opinion?

Bush "clearing brush, cycling, eating steak" on weeklong "working holiday"

How Many Christian Fundies and Dominionists' ? Need Reliable Data Source

Will todays children be more tolerant of gays when they mature?

DU NEW YEAR special: Top Ten Election Reform & Fraud news stories of 2005