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Archives: April 16, 2005

Have the Minutemen broken any laws?


A Terror Suspect With Connections

Lessons for US Radicals: Students Rise Again in Québec

The CIA's Kidnapping Ring (Hentoff in VV)

Wolcott: On Some Sad Laps, No Heads Bob (why Rush is upset over teen BJs)

Yes, the U.S. did overthrow Aristide in Haiti (op-ed / Topeka Capital J)

Falluja: Dresden in Iraq

Toshiba unveils flat-screen 3-D display

Why is the flat tax a bad idea again?

What is the moral case for the estate tax? Is their one?

Long-term risks of battery poisoning probed

Lebanon captures canine infiltrators from Israel

Israel plane in Lebanon space for 6 hours

Photos of the chimp explain all.

lawsuit; County served April 14, changes policy on copies April 15

The National Exit Poll: A Tragedy in Three Acts

Partisan politics in the Capitol may have sunk to a new low. Huh?

Family Pride Week in Provincetown July 30-Aug. 5

latest articles on my blog

RSVP here for the next Meet-Up

Is everyone feeling the squeeze yet?

What's the likelihood if Tom Delay is forced to resign

What is with the Vikings personal vendetta

Ignore this

Anthrax for Export ( same firm shipped flu tests !!!!)

Only 2 copies of sleazebag Frist's freak book left at Amazon.

Don't Blame OPEC; Higher Gas Prices Are Almost Entirely Bush's Fault

Why do they describe OIL as SWEET, LIGHT, CRUDE?

Campaign financing question - Cash donations.

How do we reclaim our country?

Mr. Bush*, What Happened to our 'Robust' Economy?

Sci-Fi Channel appropriately picks up Revelations

He needs to be neutralized

I LOVE JOHN KERRY. Who's with me?

I hate... well... HATE!! Who is with ME??

I hate flamebait threads. Who is with ME?

I'm just apathetic. Who is with me?

Should indebted progressives declare bankruptcy now?

radical is a good start but insane is closer to what's happening

Chávez militias prepare to fight off U.S.

I don't understand. We've taken care of all the important people and...

Complete this: If Diebold ran the election of the next Pope, ...

That's it for me this evening, I'm making a big bowl of popcorn....

Bush never "Owned" the Texas Rangers! I'm so sick of hearing this

What do you do with traumatic anger and/or disappointment?

Washington defence analyst Harlen Ullman on Iraq/ Bolton/ DeLay

Another coalition partner paying the political price?


WES CLARK on Bill Maher Tonight

Here ya go! Cartoon: Bolton spoofed by SFChronicle's "Bad Reporter"

DU THis Poll

The DOW dropped 191 points today....

Some prayers and kind thoughts needed please

typical o'reilly: attacks FL state attorney, fails to note he's a Repug

Samples of deadly flu virus go missing.

A Horrible rethug "argument" against abortion in my local paper

Lawmaker: White House Impeding Armstrong Williams Payola Probe

Malloy is rockin' the house!

The Southern Bracket of the Dem. Nomination Bracket competition has begun!

Mike Malloy is doing a right wing freepers only night..

okay, maher just went off, i flipped the channel, and sky taxi starring

MANDATORY MALLOY: Friday Truthseeker Meet N Greet

Asshat hannity caught on tape

NRA convention gets off to rowdy start (Ted Nugent does National Anthem)

Is the bottom about to drop out of the stock market?

Is it wrong to post Senators' responses

John Stossel interviewing gay soldiers on ABC.

Why am I not convinced that the garbage man killed Christa Worthington?

PABAAH Leader Jon Alvarez is getting enlisted!!!!

Hotel Rwanda: My review

Exploding the myth of the Bushes as an all-American family

Don't change you mind Mr. Frist-- make that speech! Make that speech!

Which do you hate more?

Bush* fucking the environment Again.

Ok, I gave Bill Maher another chance tonight. Turned it off already.

Where Have Bush's Scandals Gone?

Yes, Virginia...there is an Osama bin Laden.

Is the world overloaded with males??

Can Wal-Mart's PR campaign save its stock?

Reeps are going to miss the filibuster one day if they abolish it:

shostakovich: a lesson for our time

Anyone else taking anti-depressants

Barbara Boxer responds on border security!

Ladies And Gentlemen, A Message From Your President!!!

I am so enraged about the credit card companies

China doesn't like us much anymore!

Listening to David Frum on Bill Maher

Website to submit ideas for the democratic party

Real Time w/ Bill Maher: Gen Clark is on tonight

Bill Maher, Neo-con

Was Clinton out of bounds with his comments about Finkelstein?

I don't like it when people blame the poor for Bush.

Life In Prison For Sharing A Joint?

Firm that made flu samples - American Type Cultures - Saddam/Bush link

Checkmate (My Speculation)

Is there obvious classism on DU?

A really neat DU cooking thread ... in the lounge!

Spanakopita (pix heavy)

Bombs Kill Six in Northern Iraq

Ukraine says Russia cut its oil supplies

Anthrax for Export ( same firm shipped flu tests !!!!)

Unions protest Wal-Mart (MI)

Test vial flap reveals shipping hazards ( flu test )

Italian Government in Danger of Collapse

Judge Upholds Federal Case Against Killer of N.Y. Abortion Doctor

Senate Leader Urged to Withdraw from Telecast

Bush backs off passports for border travel

Wall St. Suffers Worst Day in Two Years

UN nuclear agency calls for on-site review in Iraq

Massive landslides to sweep away spent nuclear fuel depositories in Kyrgyz

WP: Stocks Hit New Low for 2005

Protesters call for trade justice (UK)

Ohio House Approves Governor’s Library Budget Cuts

Reports: Airport Screeners Still Do Poorly (Dow sinks! Terra! Terra!)

Annan dismayed by death of peacekeeper in Haiti

NYT: Inquiry Finds White House Knew of Pact With (Armstrong Williams)

NYT: Frist Accused of Exploiting Religion Issue

Ghana-Sudan: Hundreds of refugees from Darfur trek to Ghana

Reports: Airport Screeners Still Do Poorly

Former employee shot inside entrance of Detroit television station

Melody Townsel Discusses Bolton on AAR 9:45pm PDT West Coast

Japan endorses constitutional change

Top U.S. General Defends Military's Policy on Gays

Dollar Declines as Foreigners Slow Purchases of U.S. Assets

Venezuela to Change Agreements with Transnational Oil Companies

Republicans Protest Bush Cut to Anti-Drug Program

Afghan boy dies after return from U.S (post-heart surgery)

Latest Security Incidents Kill Six People Including Four Americans

Group Urges Return of Accused U.S. Priests

Bin Laden can still be found, Rice says

New terrorism response plan takes effect

Clean Air Change Is Built Into Bill

The ethical revolution sweeping through the world's sweatshops

Thirteen SFO cargo handlers charged with stealing military mail

LAT: GOP Support for Bolton Might Be Wavering

Catholic Dissidents Call for Openness

Cardinal Ratzinger divides Germans

Bolton's Pressure on C.I.A. Analyst Angered Colleagues-New

WP: Hiring of Commentator Is Called Poor Judgment (not worth the $$$$)

House Speaker Hastert involved in fundraiser probe

Kan. Governor Vetoes Abortion Clinic Rules

DCF records show no evidence of Schiavo abuse

Congrats DU!

Lineups for Dinner for Five, Real Time With Bill Maher tonight

Ladies - Now I ask you honestly...Isn't "Slice" da bomb?

I used to be such a sweet, sweet thing'Til they(Fascists) got a hold of me

Yay! My hometown is on A&E!

What's on tap this friday evening?

You know, if every suggestion you make gets shot down out of hand, you

Would you go to a bar wearing Candy Crowley or some form of neck warts?

They're No Longer Called "Prunes". They're "Dried Plums".

Here's to DU: 68,000 users and 14.7 million messages!

What Ever Happened to Witchie-Poo?

What the HELL has Dolly Parton done to her lips?

computers suck!

Today I told my Freeper butt buddy "I will have to kill you"

Subject: Noah & the Ark 2005

Take a break with some gametime fun... (warning: May be addictive)

Wendy's Doubles Chili Finger Reward to $100,000

Southwest Airlines CEO bought "hundreds of cases of Wild Turkey"

Mets Just Won...their fifth straight

Since people are discussing relationships...

Never Mind

I'm Lucky!

was gonna post something good but cna't d lit

Bruce Chen has an ERA of under 2 against the Yankees

Virginia woman stuck in bathtub for FIVE DAYS (didn't sleep)

Desktop wallpaper for the obviously superior Linux folk (pic)

Would you go to a bar wearing crutches or wearing some form of

I am bored. Entertain me.

Egg drop soup is entirely too easy to make.

Ever just want to sleep for at least a week?

Kleeb's brother punched him in the nose...

Typical freeper (Windows Media web link)

In honor of the upcoming "Revenge Of The Sith" movie...

Battle of the Bands: Stone Temple Pilots vs. Soundgarden

JJ says I'm a mystery

Favorite Commercial

Which is your favorite

I talked to my surgical anesthesiologist today

Bear fight (Windows Media web link)


Nostalgia playlist tonight..


Book recommendition

Electronic Hand-held Yahtzee

Every time an emergency vehicle goes by

I just found out we're going to Yosemite on Sunday!

I'll call your America and raise you a Stampeders

What movies are you waiting for? Want to be filmed? Wish could

I'm suing JimmyJazz for mental cruelty & abuse of power!!!

A blue lamp?

Does anybody else check the "alert" threads

Lobby / Latest / Greatest > My Posts - well, the forum navigation

A bat is a mammal. A mammal has hair. Therefore,

Dylan is touring with Willie Nelson again

Did some scouting...

Express Yourself


"C'mon people, smile on your brother, everybody get together, try to love

Longgrain and MrScorpio here is a photograph of elshiva:

Ok, who else has a toilet with little boots on the bottom?

Post a clue to a song or movie with just one image

hmm 2 replies?

Firefox users

Deadgood--any wood?

I went to Rod Stewart's concert tonight!

Funniest "Batman" toy I've seen in years.

What's The FIRST Song That Comes To Your Mind When I Say...

Argh. Everytime I open Word or Wordperfect, they close with an error msg!


I've still got my Kerry sign up in the front yard

Is my dog dreaming or snoring?

When Humvee became Hummer

Today I delivered a foal!

DU this poll:

JimmyJazz and yvr girl are being callous and cruel to me.

I'm Paying 43 F*ing Percent Interest!!!!

Are there forums or groups that you used to visit that you no longer do?

Listening to Rush's "Hold Your Fire". Ask me anything.

This reminds me of one of our cats when they were a kitten.

How has Air America Radio changed your life?

How many times does your name and phone number appear in bathroom stalls?

I have kind of a stupid question on Christianity:

Photo Caption Time.

One helluva pretty puddy tat! The Margay.

Anyone want to meet me in Boston next Thursday?

I just washed my cell phone

Espionage thriller authors.

which of these is the worst problem?

Longgrain won't let me use this as my official coloring contest entry.

i just bought 15 cds online; ask me anything!

Ah Mexican professional wrestling.

Should we have another coloring contest?

Anyone like Fractal Pictures?

The new Amityville. Anyone seeing/seen it?

Hey, you wanna see something really funny??

How many times does your last name appear in the NYC directory?

Forget the rest of them, who's looking forward to meeting ME next weekend?

Seattle man catches fire during surgery

I have a big problem with Habitat for Humanity

What decade would you most like to have lived in?

The year I graduated ...1967...(what happened when YOU graduated)


Thanks everyone! Finished my first week of work


So, who's still working on their taxes?

Pope's condition stable; has no comment on sainthood or successor.

What was your life like in April of 1985 (20 years ago)??

Deadwood - Any good?

Cooking with Ellen Forradalom: Spanakopita (Pix-heavy)

Who wants to flirt with me?

My big chance to convert my family- red beans and rice

How do you define "Evangelical Christian?"

Remember Clinton's health care plan?

Zoo Wants Chimpanzee to Stop Smoking

Seismic readings

Exodus invades Orlando

omg! a Red Sox Fan Has Made Another Asinine Post


Wow just wow

And the seasons come and go....

The Cardinal Newman's Society's Issue One

Do NOT go to GD or your blood pressure will rise

I feeeeeeeeeeel gooooooooooooood

Local Kerry news

WHEW.... That was quite the adventure

Is anyone else having trouble getting the photo contest thread to open

Bring KOEB Home?

Hastert Scandle

Hannity Coaches Guests on Answers

UPenn students try to keep Kofi Annan from speaking at commencement

CSPAN Schedule Saturday April 16

Moderation is for suckers.

Tom DeLay and Mr. Wu (Deadwood)

Tom Friedman is a pompous ass -- On with Bill Mahr

Barbara Boxer responds on border security!

Social Justice Sunday by by George Lakoff - Diary on DailyKos

I hope Delay sticks around and is not booted from his position in

Should the U.S. Pull Out of Iraq Now?

Great meetings with our congresspersons...DFA, True Majority, Pictures.

The Southern Bracket of the Dem. Nomination Bracket competition has begun!

It's not just the "liberal media": Papers that endorsed Bush blast Delay

Bill Clinton must still be President.

Lurking DNCers, Senate/House Aides, Connected Folk: Read this.

Another good Delay site--House Of Scandal

Do you feel like IWR yea votes were, at the time, correct or not?

Repubs' Montana blogger is a hack living in Virginia

"I believe in the separation of Church and Hate"...

Republican politicians must abhor poor people.

"Electability" VS. Principle: Shouldn't people vote for the person whom

What's the White House News Dump this weekend....?

Wall Street Suffers biggest loss in two Years!So...who "clued in" Shorts

OMG - Did you hear Clark on Bill Maher ?? FUNNY

DeLay to Deliver Keynote at NRA Annual Meeting

How much does the DOW have to Fall to get the RWer's to panic?

I just saw an advertisement for Fox news on MSNBC?

Similarities between this weekend and Sept. 7, 2001

Sen "BAD MO FO" Reid's Truth to power statement from today -

Does anyone else sense a meltdown of the Republican Party?

10 Former House Republicans Express 'Grave Concern' about GOP Leadership'

Iraq's Economic Catastrophe

Frist's intolerance (Boston Globe)

Filibuster fight getting personal (Times Argus)

Questionable record

No case for Bolton

Exposing Incompetent Incumbents (WMD Intelligence/Bolton/Carl Ford)

Edwards slams Bush policies

U.S. Public Attitudes And The U.S. War In Iraq

Nelson wins one for Fla. families

Slowly Sliding into Complete Madness

No need for words here. lol

Abortion reduces crime?

The ethical revolution sweeping through the world's sweatshops

China's fury doesn't wash, but why the froth?

Taser use no alternative to intelligent police work

David Brooks is held to a lower standard than sportswriter Mitch Albom

Bush's iPod filled with infringing goodness

CJR on Eric Rudolph: media does not use "T-word"

Frog Kick Scooters

Bankruptcy bill, recap and some links

The deletion of Treepig's posts.

China's Cancer Rates Approaching Those Of Western Countries - Xinhua

Portugal Facing Possibility Of Worst Drought In 300 Years

NY State Issues Warning On Six Fish Species In Catskills, Adirondacks

2005 Greenwashing Top Ten List For US Released

ChimpCo To Relax Downer Cattle Ban - Reuters

Chinese Farmers Expel 1,000 Riot Cops In Fight Over Pollution, Corruption

At least eight killed in Grozny gunbattle, bombing rocks Dagestani city

The Anti-Pope

Muslim leaders leave Israel event

Jeffrey J. Ake, CEO and hostage.

Photographer for White House child sex ring arrested after Thompson suicid

Observations pointing to use of mini Hydrogen Bomb

Rudolph Giuliani Got Warning WTC Towers Were Going To Collapse

From BRAD BLOG: VR Launches Massive Email Campaign (Baker-Carter Scam)

Rasmussen Reports -- Is Bush's Approval Rating Really This High?

Cardinals Use Electronic Voting Machines to Elect New Pope

HELP! I really really really need a pic of long voting lines...

Blast from the past: Jan. 2003.

PDA Continues Historic Work with Voting Rights Allies

Just got email from Michael Moore asking for ideas on next move. Tell 'em.

Over 22,000 individual emails sent out so far! GO FOR THE RECORD!

Election Fraud Coming Out in European Media -- Thanks to Paddy Maynooth!!!

The BRAD SHOW On the Air!

Conyers Endorses Voting Recommendations of Election Reform Coalition

Leonard Boswell voted for the Bankruptcy bill.

Globe higher ed contact?

Don't buy a home from this builder.

Help a database dummy

Update to Spybot S/D

Ohio a model for Social Security reform, Bush says

Vigil planned in response to "Justice Sunday" -Apr. 24

N.E. Ohio Census shows loss,Economic woes seen as reason

OH APR-16-2005-0556 Investigation Begins into Skeletal Remains

Movie - The Cost of War - Tuesday - Free at the MAC (Free-will donations)

TX/Mexico APR-15-2005-1602 Construction workers find human skull in Juarez

Bush going to Galveston April 26 to push his S.S. plan

My call yesterday to Ron Kind's office - Bankruptcy bill

Feingold seeks our input.

headline haiku

Let's nail them on basic "Free Market" economics!

Right-Wing Terror Movements Omitted from DHS Terrorist List

Greer releases Florida's findings on Michael Schiavo

From AmericaBlog: The Vatican already has the NUCLEAR OPTION

What did Newt Say?

Anyone else doing the Atkins diet? I am doing it again after many years.

I recieved this email today

Are any of "our" candy asses over in Iraq?

Bankruptcy bill fears...I can't predict the future, but nothing surprises

The National Exit Poll: A Tragedy in Three Acts

Fucked Up...4 am..ask me anything.

Local Buffalo paper:Democrats now outnumber Republicans

Living Will Form

wpt2 station is saying Bush built a new office at this ranch-thinks will

Has anyone else seen the pro-Bush 10-year-old?

'Moral Values', the most immoral thing America has ever seen

saturday morning toons....

Chile: Probes of Pinochet-Era Crimes Face Shut Down

American Type Cultures - the folks that shipped the flu tests

Republicans changed the rules when they won the Senate...

N.Y. Village Raises Ruckus Over Cannon

Mike Gallagher sends rude 911 operator to disney world WTF!

The Lay of the Last Minstrel

The economy will NOT CRASH. Not yet.

I don't know if this makes any sense, but I can't help but wonder.

Florida agency rejected Schiavo abuse claims

Religious Man Wants to Rename Mt. Diablo

Bush caving in on social security?

Great movie lines

We need a Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus...

Another Army Res./First Responder Dies in Iraq.....

Bush administration eliminating 19-year-old international terrorism report

Why Comcast is chasing DNS outages

Bush Puzzled By Re-entry Plan

If there had been reports of 1 or 2 children or wives/ wk missing in Iraq

Democrats against religious fanatics not people of faith

WH enlists Racicot to straighten MT out, re: Patriot Act

Brazil's president apologizes for slavery

Limbaugh apologizes....

these vids of Dumbya are kind of funny

A co-worker thinks that as baby boomers retire,

Kerry a bad tipper?

On blowjobs, youth, Rush, Kagen, and Clinton--hilarious Wolcott piece!

As I am viewing our retirement accounts

Anti-Japanese sentiment in China

Look at this faux 'Meet The Press' stage set they built for Bush >>>

Secret Service Investigates Art Showing Gun To Bush's Head

Scientists Seek More Cord Blood Supplies

Has our chimperor, little boots, performed a single act...

Billions spent on improving airport security have been WASTED

creative movement. HI nEIghbor.......

bushgang starving the Natl. Weather Serv. - no shit!

Oppression in Amerika

Every time somebody says--

Minuteman Project still creating tension, hurting Douglas businesses

Bwahaha -- Real Time's "Thanks Delay" on video

Friendly Fire

Anarchy in China

I am looking for the PROFILE ICON but cant find it.

Charley Reese says Bush lied

Do you ever wonder if you'd be able to cope with a handicapped child?

Don't use power to measure morality (a LTTE --great)

What I Didn't See in Iraq


Can we revisit Terry Schiavo for a minute?

Movement to Move the UN from US

Change to the Clean Air Act Is Built Into New Energy Bill

Flash back. Remember when they claimed bu$h's approval

How Democrats Went To Bat For The Credit Industry

Terrorism has increased under Bush

One way to put a stop to stupid conservative chain letters

Bill to Protect Moral Bankruptcy Passes Unanimously!

with John Negroponte in charge of homeland security , how long before

For Pie Lovers...A Trip Down Memory Lane

"Bitches" Liberation? Whatever Happened To "Women's" Liberation?

Barbara Boxer on Bill Maher/Video

What would happen if there was real Democracy in the Middle East?

Oh Great... Another Freep Site... Seen This Yet ???

Just must say,Gallup,kiss 50% of my ass.("Bush Job Approval 50%")eom

I oppose third worlders flooding into the country to take jobs

Who is in charge?

Don't mess with (elected) Texans

The 'Creation Science Assn.' Explains those pesky neanderthals, fossils,

Zaba Search

c-span -5:10pm edt replay of wapo iraqi images

Bush approval rating now lower than before 9/11.

88 posts, and only one post addressed my idea of fining employers

The "news lag" factor ... why?

So the WH knew Wiiliams was on the payroll

What do you think about the ammendment to give families of military killed

Do you remember when religious leaders were derided?

litmus test for all 2006 and 2008 candidates . . .

Just got a nice email from Michael Moore

Wall St. collapse = Dems ads against Bush SS plans????????

Anyone try audio book "clubs" online?


Is Safeway Sucking Your Soul?

Important! Help vote this up. Important article being buried

Has the bugman given the keynote yet at the NRA convention yet?

Bush Covers Up Failures in Fighting Terrorism

Hydrogen News, Forbes, GM,

What does this say about the use of lie detectors?

Oh, come on! What happened to that "Impeachthechimp" flameout?

Focus on the Family out to get Sen. Salazar

Airports Not Safer (From LUTD)

Atomic Iran

Never use a debit card to pay at the pump

Radio Free Nashville (stream it!) is looking for program ideas.

It's freepshow Saturday...

Brad Show on Raw Radio Saturday Happy Thread

The Conscientious Majority

Free education hotline open to parents

Now that the bankruptcy bill has been passed in the house

"Gonzo Nights" (recalling one of Hunter Thompson's last interviews)

Michael Moore is Running for Pope

Twentieth Century Men dealing with twentyfirst century problems.

Surviving the coming economic crunch

Remember the name Wen Jia Bao.

Which drugs are used to euthanize animals?

Special to The Washington Post

Chapter 13 Bankruptcies are NOTORIOUSLY unsuccessful

Fundie Creationist versus Utahraptor - Who would win?

Brad Blog / Raw Story have own radio show, Live Tonight

Did you use Turbo Tax*? What's the dumbest (or RW)Tax change did you find?

The Bushes at the Pope funeral

C-SPAN 2 - David Shipler, author, "The Working Poor: Invisible in America"

will XM have the full AAR Line up

ENRONIZED ! : Evidence the oil industry is purposely driving up gas prices

Official "Guy James Show" thread Please keep kicked!

Saturday morning and a garden to plant

America's weakness is greed

Our Leaders Are Nuts

The 2004 election was stolen — will someone please tell the media?

What did Zahi Hawass find in the chamber beneath the Sphinx?

Watching "Hotel Rwanda",...

Update: No Schavio abuse

My lovely Senator Frist wrote me personally

Notice: BradBlog on Raw radio NOW

Sad sign of the times at the veterinary clinic (financial).

Should every soldier be allowed to 'opt out' of the military?

Caption this one of Shrub...

Carl Limbacher (NEWSMAX) thinks Vancouver is in Oregon--

5 life sentences for vehicular manslaughter.

John Rothman on KGO

About time for John Snow to admit he doesn't know Jack Shit...

Some freepers never know when to give up

Anyone else get a kick out of the Chinese government?

SUV toon from Albuquerque Journal

Frontline/NYT docu: "Secret History of the Credit Card"

Attention Cell Phone Owners

The Distressed American Chickenhawk Butt Weasel Award! Taking Nominations!

Virginia doesn't allow it's governors to serve consecutive terms.

Marijuana Policy Project/MPP strategic plan for this year

"Knowing I live in a dark age"

I Stopped using SCOTT TOILET PAPER>>

Man suspected of honor killing of sister

I just saw "Six Degrees of Separation"

Over 22,000 individual emails sent out so far! GO FOR THE RECORD, Kick!

On Bush's Lack of Sexiness.

I know a fundy who thinks he is a moderate.

Bush's economic plan: WEALTHFARE

Millions of poor farmers prevented from earning a living.

I support pie throwing and this is why.

Live church involved in politics

They are deadly serious about our becoming a theocracy.

Iraqi Hostage Rescue: News Results

Plum Democrats:

Iraq: Women illegally detained, raped and sexually violated by military

"The Credit Card Sinkhole" (or how the CC companies screw us)

Insurgents Seize 60 Hostages in Iraqi Town...WTF?!

From Words to Action: What are YOU doing about it?

Is the US really any better with its history than Japan?

Possible flaw in Intelligent Design?

Speaker Dennis Hastert caught in new GOP scandal

My letter to Barbara Boxer


Are the people running bi-polar?

how I left Murdoch's war machine and survived !

Vigil planned in response to "Justice Sunday" -Apr. 24

I am (still) angry at fundies. I don't like them.

Bush Humor & Toons

Improvisation: Saving a dish when things go wrong. Share your stories!

Cheap Knife - nice price

i don't know whether to be steamed or just under pressure over this...

Questions about spices, oils and substitutions

Quite a jolly anti-Tory site.

Florida Agency Rejected Schiavo Abuse Claims

Conservative Lawmaker: DeLay Should Quit (says only temporarily)

Taliban Deputy Says Not in Talks with Government

Demonstrators destroy Japanese restaurant in Shanghai

Thousands join anti-Japan protest

Annan says US and UK allowed Iraqi oil scam

State will look into patient set on fire at Virginia Mason (Hospital)

Director is jailed over scandal of 'Australian Enron'

Religious right plan Democrat-bashing 'Justice Sunday'

Ecuador President Dissolves Supreme Court

EU Weighs Talking to 'Moderate' Islamists

Report Cites Blunders in Armstrong Williams Deal

Making a science out of applied idiocy

Lawmaker: Temporary resignation may be OK (Tom DeLay)

Voice of America sends jobs abroad

New Anti-Japanese Protests Erupt in China

AP - Chinese Protest: 'Japanese Pigs Get Out'

U.S. eliminates annual terrorism report


Pakistan Opposition Says Many Arrested - Ex PM Bhutto's husband arrested

Jury considers suit from man hit by police Taser (CA)

NYT,pg1:Security v Rebuilding:Kurdish Town Loses Out(clean water betrayal)

US open to a “consensus candidate” for OAS post

Bushes report gross income of $784,219

Ahead of a key court decision, pilots’ union talks of a strike (HI)

Group of Seven (G7) Frets About Oil, China

WP: Playing With Viruses (another possible lab flu threat)

Government agency study finds greenhouse gas limits affordable

W.Va. Governor Calls for Bipartisanship

Report: Lobbyists asked for funds by Perry aide

Argentine Cardinal Accused in 1976 kidnappings (Pope wannabe)

UN: Little progress to Haiti's elections

WP: Across Middle East, (democracy) Rises(fueled by technology,mass media)

Paedophiles "aiming for tsunami-hit areas"

Reports Rock Support for U.N. Nominee (Bolton)

Prisoners 'aware' in executions

Detainees Escape From U.S. Military Detention Camp; Sunnis Take 70 Shiites

Report urges better use of umbilical blood for stem cells

Tillman was urged to pursue early discharge(Could have done what Bush did)

Rights Groups Want Latino Media To End Gay Pranks, On-Air Ridicule

Intelligence reports undercut US claims of Iraq-Qaeda link: top US senator

G7 Seeks Steps to Cut World Imbalances (Reuters)

LAT: African Catholics Seek a Voice to Match Their Growing Strength

Is The Oil Industry Purposely Driving Up Gas Prices?

Bush Points to a Retirement System With Mixed Results (Personal accounts)

At least seven killed in Iraq restaurant blast (BAQUBA)

DeLay to appear at reception to show support for Frederick (Virginia)

GOP's Filibuster Strategy Could Backfire


Newspaper flags comic strip about shooting (Red Lake/shrub "comments" )

Ecuador political crisis deepens--State of Emergency declared

U.S. soldier killed in Iraq by roadside bomb

Dems. Adjust on Social Security Stance

Iraqi hostage rescue 'has begun': TV report

Directors 'at risk of extradition to US'

Intelligence reports undercut US claims of Iraq-Qaeda link: Senator

Former GOP congressman leads effort to oust DeLay (primary challenge)

McCain irks Republicans over anti-filibuster option (Moonie Times)

WP: FDA Orders Levitra Ad Off the Air

Jesuit School Blasted for Naming Liberal Former Gov. Commencement Speaker

'It Looks Like The Killing Fields' (a republican and his cows)

Indian police arrest 16 in $350,000 Citibank call center scam

River jaunt may be an old beluga's swan song

Gorbachev Calls for Global Water Treaty

Cheney earned $194,852 in deferred compensation from Halliburton in 2004

Magnitude-5.1 Earthquake Strikes Calif.

The Ups and Downs of Flat Taxes - BBC

Blair Accuses Tories of Running 'Nasty' Campaign

DeLay Borrows $100,000 for Re-Election

Panicked China reins in rioters as anti-Japanese protests spread

U.S. warns of "desperate" Taliban

Arms Equipment Plundered in 2003 Is Surfacing in Iraq -NYT

UN must reform or die, says Rice (BBC News)

Labour heading for victory - polls

Cheney says he'd break tie to curtail use of filibusters

Bush administration eliminating 19-year-old international terrorism report

What the Oklahoma City Bombing Took 10 Years Ago, and What Remains

Body found near missing Florida girl's home

LAT: Dean Says Democrats Will Make Schiavo Case an Election Issue

I have no idea what you're talking about . . .

Remember Ernie's House Of Whoopass?

Seattle man catches fish during surgery

Seattle man catches tire during surgery

People who need a pie in the face

Dumplings and Bagels

Mom will be 80!!


I Found the joy of pissing Freepers Off

if you are a jagoff, check in here!

Man catches fire during perjury.

What is it with modern day pop stars butchering classic songs?

Anyone else doing the Atkins diet? I am doing it again after many years.

Flirt with me...If you dare

i just ate one pound of cheese

(Accidental dupe. Please delete.)

If I built a better badger, would the world beat a path to my door?

Liberal neighborhood vs. freeper neighborhood...

No one is being callous and cruel to me

toons for a saturday morning

Who here flirts with snarky people?

this will sink before morning and probably no one will read it, but

which DUer is crazy enough to try this?

If you live in Indiana...

I can't sleep !

The only GE/NBC channel not airing 'Revelations' is MSNBC.

Which of these exotic foods have you tried.

I love ELO

Phone F*cks!

I love FLO

LA Times: What's on other politicians' iPods?

Animation Breathes a cloudless mind

Multicultural Superhero appreciation thread

Wendy's Trying to Solve Mystery of Finger

who wants to play me in online poker? play money only

computer help please -

Making a science out of applied idiocy

How well do we use our freedom to choose the illusions we create?

Thanks to those who spoke on my boss rant thread yesterday.

If you were offended by my post on...

MrScorpio's Super Bomb Group Of The Day: HERBALISER!

You've just been elected Pope! What name do you take?

Fig Newtons...

Great movie lines

Who would you nail with a banana cream pie?

Today's Answers

The New Doctor Who

Am I too Hoity Toity for DU?

And the world turns . . .

I have a free download from iTunes. What should I download?

I call shenanigans! Libby's Cherry Juice with 100% juice on the label...

Would you say your childhood/school era was

If you have a burning desire to write Bill Clinton....

*ahem* When is brunch being served?

Bollywood Breaks Vs. Rai Beats

Really, I never realized that people were bothered by that

Anybody know of any good Google tutorial or "how-to" sites?


Boston DU Gathering - looks like i won't be able to make it.

I found a very cool smiley

Death Cab For Cutie or The Postal Sevice?

Engineering rant

My Mom would have been 68 today..

My fasting blood sugar level is now 118. Ask me anything!

Rob Lowe Vs. John Stamos

Get your cross shaped lollipops with popping dip here

Holy Cow. Someone got killed 3 (short) blocks from my place

I'm off to Chapters for coffee and book browsing

Josh Holloway Vs. Matthew McConaughey

Hijinks Vs. Shenanigans Vs. Tomfoolery

Bad Brains Vs. Defunkt

What should I do with my 401K

Four season sun room in northern climates

Kyra Sedgwick Vs. Heather Graham

You know those things in the packages that suck up the meat juices?

George W. Bush Was Planning A Trip To Japan...

The interview went great yesterday

Talk mad trash on your spouse or SO here!

The Dieter Appreciation Thread

Roommates return home to find man wearing their clothes

Man cannot live on beer, peanuts, popcorn and vodka alone

What criteria do you use for putting someone on "Ignore" or deleting a thr

Oh joy! Promising new treatment for ulcerative colitis: Worm eggs!

I'm hungry

Annoying coworkers. I'm working with Family Guy's "Myles Chatterbox".

hey i passed 4000 posts without even realizing it

Hitler's birthday coming up, Columbine and OKC bombing anniversary


Lets play the story game!

Manure Tea? YUMMY!

WTF? What's up with these sick fuckers killing these kids?

Will I get to hear progmom's show today?


Let`s Play ..Name songs,movies or book titles with female names in them .

A land where cats evolved from humans? Let's write "Planet of the Kitties"

Playin' hooky

I just saw the video for "The Decemberists" 16 military wives

To men:

Well, it's officially Summer here in my part of New England.

Eureka!!! I just shot a 34

Hey there cats and kittens - it's time for some jazz. Any requests?

This morning in the garden of GOPisEvil (pictures!)

Hey, has anyone here been watching HUFF?

a kitty game...

Ever wanted to track your music listening online?

What's kicking at MrScorpio's Joint - Les Hommes

Here's a blast from the past!

it's 2:30 and I'm having a beer

I just saw Sin City...and I HATED IT. *spoiler alert*

*note to self*

Name Your Favorite Monkee

What is the most you'll pay for shoes?

Pay the zoo, name the bears

Look Who's Oinking, Look Who's Oinking!

ICQ or AOL???

Anyone try audio book "clubs" online?

Do you go with the flow, or cause a ruckus?

Fuck it all, I am never going to the gym!

At what age did it cease to be socially acceptable...

Where do you piss?


Why is my stereo remote always right by the stereo?

I'm having a veggie type of day

Generic copycat thread mimicing a generic ALL CAPS ANTIBUSH RANT

Fuck it all, I am not Jim!

So with the bankruptcy bill passed by corporate representatives,

Saw "Finding Neverland" last night. What a tearjerker.


GODAMMIT!!!! My dog just ate chicken kiev!

"Upset man cuts off pinky with knife"

How do I put this delicately?

Did anyone watch a show called "Popularity Contest" last night on CMT

French Chateau vs. Italian Villa vs. Swiss Chalet vs. Spanish Villa

Do you have any names on your Murder Tour?

fuck it all. i am going to the gym.

LADIES; Has this ever happened to YOU?

Today's CD purchase: M.I.A. "Arular"

The things one can find on the internets when sober...

"Reuben Club Sandwich" pic from the May Martha Stewart Mag. MMMMMMMMMMMMM.

Satanic Rap or Christian Death Metal?

The Original ROLLERBALL is on Spike

Think I will have Chicken Kiev for supper.

So like... it rained most all of yesterday, and all this morning.

fuck you all. i am going to jim.

PLEASE HELP ME CHOOSE! Which Of These Do YOU Prefer?

UPDATE: on my beau, the commie, who was hit by a car...

at recruitment fair, the contrast was striking between dems and repubs


Grand Illusion on TCM tonight (4/16), 8 pm eastern

i'm off to see Todd Snider tonite, and you're not!

I'd love to know your knobbies

I need help again from the small engine gurus of DU

Two Hennessys are better than one

Here's a cartoon show worth having released!

Google E-mail- do you use it?

Why am I not at Brewtopia right now???

Grumpiest Golden Girl

I hope a kid gets billed

Moms and Dads: Hug your young ones close tonight

I hope a kid gets grilled

Look at all these Morans in Congress

What is the thin line between posting in GD and in The Lounge?

GODDAMNIT! My dog just ate chicken bones

Look out Mr. Bunghole..

Your suggestions here. Subject: yellow ribbons on cars. (no real names)

New crush: Chessmaster/Chessmistress Susan Polgar is gorgeous.

First BBQ of the Season! Ask me whatever...

I'm going to see Carmina Burana later...

I discovered Bocce Ball today!

I just got in from the Urbana meet-up

I saw hotel Rwanda last night

What is the most you'll spend on your spouse or SO?

What was the name of your little league team?

Who would you want to have a beer with?

Dumbest Bumper Sticker Ever

I just saw "Six Degrees of Separation". It made me think.

my new tv crush

My dog has a problem

how much $ do you spend

4 days in the hospital....I'm baaack!

So, I'm all alone tonight, that means the Lounge is my date.

I might accidentally be connected via someone else's WiFi

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Brag up your spouse or SO here

Hey Buddy, you forgot something.

I have to rant a little

No need for words here. lol

Funny Picture....

Poll: 'Why Can't We be Friends?"

I was threatened by a meter maid

Uh, people use the word 'love' waaay too freely.

Oooh, ooh, I wanna rant TOOO !!

Would you rather be a werewolf or a vampire?


4/16/05 Weird Word of the Day

The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get.

I hope a kid gets killed

I love propaganda

Looking for some jazz music suggestions...


What are those oval-shaped stickers with initials in them, seen on cars?


1970's Video and also anyone know who this band is?

3 months later...i finally got my california pics developed! (pic heavy)

Which Scenes in Movies Make you Cry

The latest, spasmodic, whenever I feel like it, Coloring Contest.

So what are you?

Sister Rosa Refried reporting from Rome.


DU Psychics, pick the topic for tomorrow's Bush Radio Address

Music! whatcha listening to right now?

What is a secular response when someone sneezes?

Anyone looking forward to FDR - A Presidency Revealed on the history chann

mann coulter is coming to my town

Does anyone here have synaesthesia?

My attempt at a Graphic Novel--"Captain Wonderweed"

Post Card Secrets

I am watching Iron Chef America

Republican group seeks to scrap proposed $20 billion Medicaid cut (KRN)

Proof of Mary Cheney's hypocrisy

Wow! A Red Sox Fan Showed Some Maturity

You know some people have told me that red sox fans engage in satanic


About the Red Sox Fan

Will Lance Armstrong announce his retirement on Monday?

The Mets will win the World Series.

what kind of oil do you use on your cat?

My cat keeps sneezing a lot

LLL Girls ! Post here quick!

Call me a freak

I was at the Kerry event in Austin today! (pics tomorrow, folks)

I Never Realized How Stupid Kerry Bashers Are

a conspiracy theory that is at the very least interesting reading


The age of miracles is here

The more I experiment, the more I love this camera

Is there a photo hosting site

KO weighs in on kerfuffle re: Hannity via the blogs

"Star-Crossed" this morning (Sat.), 11-Noon Eastern, on ESPN-Classic

Protest the Cover-Up of the Shooting of Giuliana Sgrena

A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq (does not include the 4 US

Don't miss George Lakoff's Diary on Frist & "Justice Sunday" at dKos

The National Exit Poll: A Tragedy in Three Acts

Great deadpan sarcasm on C-Span just now

Family-Friendly Tax Reform

The Most Influential

MSNBC employees will get a hefty bonus because GE is doing well

Private Accounts "Bait," Estate Tax "Switch."

Arab News: Vatican’s Ties With Islam

The Unlikely Greek Chorus Singing the Enron Blues

Where is shrub planning to be next Sat. April 23rd?

White House Curbs Probe of Commentator's Hiring

China should let its currency float: President Bush

Senate closing in on their "moment of Zen"

Are there any Democrats willing to challenge Frist?

need pic of manwhore Gannon reaaly bad for Flash movie

American civil rights pioneer settles dispute with rap group

Any DUer willing to hang for democracy? By a thread of course...

Bush panel vows revamp of tax code: Consumption Tax

Conyers on Patriot Act

Video clip- Roosevelt signing Soc Sec. into law...

Senate Stopping Clinton Judicial Picks, How?

Republican monopoly (with DINO assistance) turning USA into third world

Ye Olde Christopher Goodwin Art Shoppe

Sham Energy Bill Up for a Vote in the U.S. House of Representatives

Can I ask an embarrassing question? (re: socks in *'s pants)

Excellent NYT Editorial (Frist)

Bolton nomination - it's time to focus on Lugar, a political coward

Progressive fight at the California State Dem Convention

The Moral Crisis in America

Every Dem must vote against the change on Filibuster or....

Bash * on TV with almost no effort!!!

How do we e-mail John Kerry?

Delay the Exterminator cartoon video!

GOP Support for Bolton Wavering

Need Help on Freeper Argument

Hannity off camera, being a jerk and coaching his guests

John Snow pimps National Sales Tax Proposal on "Ask The White House"

Scarborough knows: "Killing won't make headlines"

FIGHTING TORTURE WITH ART (Boterro, famous Columbian artist)

Mandatory five years for passing a joint! H.R. 1528

On Real Time, that ugly freak frum said...

smirk wants you to eat those "downer" cows (Mad Cow)

RW Shill (Manuel Miranda) resurfaces to aid GOP "nuclear" option

Sarah's body found

would you vote for this man?

limbaugh invited to speak at Yale Law School

What about that federal deficit?

Should Carter resign at opening session?

Professor Noam Chomsky "Illegal but Legitimate" Online video - Awesome!

Which of the following is a more regressive tax?

Divide and Conquer

Introducing the NEW "Raw Radio"

Do you think Clark would be returning to "Real Time" so much if he wasn't

WH resolves pretense of public access to Town Hall Meetings

Senate passes Boxer amendment end Global Gag Rule on int. family planning

will Dems run ads to tie Wall St. collapse and Bush SS plan?

Poor Tom Delay. The Home Folk are turning on him.

Class Consciousness - The Missing Factor - Existence Denied by the Right

Remember Frists' "political paranoia" bill??? I just got my response

Democrats in crisis?--HARDtalk interview with Robert Reich

litmus test for all 2006 and 2008 candidates . . .

"Ecuador President Dissolves Supreme Court"

Email letter to Senator Chafee re Bolton

FUNDIE FREAK TELECAST: are they sure they want to do this?

Tax Burdens by State (Blue vs Red)

Candidates for Governor: local issues or all issues ??

My 'right' to burn a flag....where do I stand??

Are Chomsky, Parenti, Goodman farther to the left than Rush, Sean, Ann

The National Exit Poll: A Tragedy in Three Acts

Betting on a Kucinich presidency before 2021

Dean: Schiavo case to be used against GOP in elections

would someone please start a new political activist group: SledgeHammer.

Would a Consumption Tax limit or stop consumption?

Analysis: The Democratic Party's 1994 Congressional Losses

Can we turn Rev Moon into the Right's Soros?

National Retail Federation P.R. on Nat'l Sales Tax Proposal (4/14/05)

From a Kos diary: 'Horrifying, personal John Bolton story"

What Wes Clark said the Bill Maher AFTER the show

DU Approval Ratings: Harry Reid

Protest "Justice Sunday" April 24...Make Your Voice Heard!