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Archives: September 18, 2005

Rawstory: "Bureaucracy, Frustration, and A Life On Hold"

Rosen: The Net Knows More Than You: An Open Letter to the People of CB

Message: I (chimp) Care About the Black Folks (NY Times)

Anti-war tour driving home its message

Eugene Debs 'When I say I am opposed to war I mean ruling class war..

Poker party (with government)

Devastation, Death Haunt The Lower 9th Ward

NYT: Frank Rich - Message: I Care About the Black Folks

The Militarization of New Orleans

Police Fortify Numbers for War Protests

Support For (9/24) Demonstration Grows - United Kingdom!

Company opens new eco-friendly `campus'

Katrina fun fact

Former transport tsar ‘regrets’ climate policy (UK)

Just ordered a Prius today

NZ Geothermal switching to binary systems, ramp-up forseen.

Sharon threatens to disrupt Palestinian vote

We need two votes to be the media..Help Wilms get the word out!

SOS Williams Tells Rove He's OK and fires lawyer who tells truth

Bush's job approval down in Virginia poll, He carried Virginia both times

'L.A. Live' promoters tout 'Times Square West'

Sensenbrenner's Whitefish Bay Town Hall Meeting - This Monday 09/19.

DU mention in the Milw Journal Sentinel

A young coworker was complaining of pain in his kidneys a month

Stop calling him Jeb!

clinton global summit special on cnn now

"Senate Testimony: Agent To Reveal Neo-Con Coverup of Atta ID Next Week"

Time: Looking for a Corpse to Make a Case

CNN running pictures of the missing...I think this is really good.

Bill Clinton is on CNN now "A Global Summit"...Poverty, Global Warming...

Arnold is an object lesson to Log Cabin Republicans

CNN. Clinton,

It Is Amazing The Kinds Of Idiots That Call Into Guy James

Hottest thing on the planet right now...CNN

From Then to Now - A quick timeline of the building crisis in Iraq

News: Katherine Harris needs "extreme makeover" to win Senate race

So if the convention was held today, who would we select!

What do you think are some "Kiss of Death" issues?

You all as all of us have been so angry for so long...listen to Clinton

What do conservatives think the rich owe society?

The People vs. Larry Flynt and Judge Rehnquist...

tune into the Brad Show, buy yurself some prime lunar property!

White House and administration = Peter Principle

200 dead in Baghdad "predictable", says military, "highlights progress"

The Next Time A Neo-Con Say's

I Say, I Say, I Say Son... There be a Full Moon a comin' on...

Someone GETS it: Airlines using bankruptcy as a BUSINESS TOOL!

Is there a Katrina support group here on DU?

Just noticed something VERY strange-lightning bugs (fireflies) still going

How would you rebuild New Orleans?

The Republicans tend to forget the "Promote the general welfare"

ted turner on cnn saying we have to do renewables.

National Guard member faces future after losing legs in Iraq

"Iraq is a No-Win, No-End War!" - Max Cleland

DUers in NYC ..... Cindy Sheehan Monday night!

How many areas that flooded during Katrina were on official flood plains?

American support for Iraq war at all-time low- poll

I found two good people who had never heard of DU

Predictions for 24 to 26th March

reservation Indians often dead[ly] enemies of state - Roberts aded [ly]

Here We Go Again -- Tropical Storm Philippe & TD 18

Anybody know who's on the Sunday Morning Talk Shows?

FOX back on Natalie Hollaway Right NOW, West Coast.... nt

Hurricane Katrina death tolls reported by state & local officials ..Sat

The Catholic Church and Arnold S. and Rudy G.

US Military Asks Anarchists for Help in New Orleans

Kids, you don't need school

Are we at the brink of a larger scale war ?

Nursing home (in SoCal) sued for prohibiting Spanish

Republican Financial Planning

Tavis Smiley: "Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction"...

Those Bush pictures are designed to play to his base

Govt Response and Recovery to the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Heart Surgery Outcome May Be Worse in Blacks-study

FEATURE-Shark attacks spark "kill or be killed" debate - Culling sharks?

AP: Buyer beware of flood-damaged vehicles

Heart Surgery Outcome May Be Worse in Blacks-study

The storm and it's aftermath have profoundly changed me

Katrina: The Gathering...

Iran should not become nuclear power - Putin

Elder abuse flourishes (in CA) in silence

Karel talking Bush family values -- stream

How much does the USA know about the 9-24 protest in DC??

Is anyone watching Live at Lincoln Center on PBS (Katrina relief)??

About the 24th...I think we need to do a media blast.

No post-speech polls yet? nt

Young who are arrested for drunk and disorderly

Fifty bucks a year to read the NEW YORK TIMES?

The "Handled" pResident, the Low Bar, and the Fooled Media...

Research Help! Luggage-gate. Retailer claims he's redeemed

Okay so Bush is given unlimited power.

Mark Matthews/Last Buffalo Soldier R.I.P

Higher Ground Refief Fund Jazz Concert now on PBS...

Tweak My E-ltr to the Sunday Yakkers

After 55-year wait, Jewish veteran to receive Medal of Honor

Congressman Conyers: Pushing Back Against the Bush Smear Machine

Absolutely the best Katrina political cartoon of all.

What are the prospects for 2006 ... anyone have good news?

Red Cross Assistance - Katrina

*POOF* thousands of votes for democrats are gone. I'm talking NOLA

Eight Worldly Sins from Gandhi and his grandson- what ails us..

The Talk Shows

Chavez: U.S. Plans to Invade Venezuela

So there's a Trop Storm Phillipe, and a TD Eighteen. And the forecast map:

galloway-hitchens debate replay on c-span2 now

Bush doesn't need to be smart because he gets good people...

So when Bush says, "I accept responsibility," what does that mean??

Do you think Katrina will spark the rise of new Black Militant groups?

GEORGE GALLOWAY with Bob McChesney's Media Matters - Sun 2pm ET

Purple Crescent: DHS ran NOLA preparedness exercises in 2003, 2004

FEMA truck almost ran my truck driver hubby off the road tonight

The St. Patrick's Four - persecution by US Govt begins Monday.

Support For (9/24) Demonstration Grows - United Kingdom!

Sept 24th -- Help for bad backs, knees, etc?

So what is the actual death toll in New Orleans?

Blackwater Security/Live In New Orleans

O'Reilly: Many Katrina Survivors "Drug Addicted"

September 22nd is the Fall Equinox and the sun moves into Libra ...

Fellow freewayblogger's family lost everything. Here is the email

Turkey threatens to attack Kurds in Northern Iraq unless America does

British MP blasts Canada over Iraq

Stripes letter: Sick of Sheehan

Forest Service Waives Campground Fees For Hurricane Katrina Survivors

What's wrong with Biden?

I have a confession to make.

A Who's Who of elite visits Judith Miller in jail! (Including John Bolton)

One week till the September 24 rally - are you ready?

US unemployment levels may be bad right now, but lookie at this:

Tolerance: a question

Fading out (oldies radio)

Bush is using Katrina to push school vouchers.

Please support: Call for Rep. Conyers to declare candidacy for President

Neocons stopped surveillance of Atta in order to create 2nd Pearl Harbor?

Greg Palast on George Galloway - hold your flames and read this.

Who else thinks that New Orleans is going to become Mc Orleans?

Bradblog: Diebold Insider--Back Door for Foreigners, Homeland Sec Said

What should happen to people without flood insurance?

My friend's trip into NOLA today (photo heavy)

Name one world leader who has done all of these things in the last 5 years

Hunter on "Fighting the Moral Decay of "Those People"" -- A must read!

Robert F Kennedy Jr. - "We Must Take America Back"

Please focus all your good energy to Merh over the next couple of days

Is there any death/body count news from New Orleans?

Cindy Sheehan's Tour was in my hometown Durham NC today (PICS)

Please -- Your help is needed for Sept 24 march!

Who Agrees With Farrakhan? Were Black neighborhoods targeted?

Seize the moment, Create the future, Catapult the propaganda

Hi, UKers. Next weekend is 9/24 and you all know

Blair blasts BBC over US 'hatred'

Alton (IL) Man Admits Impregnating 10-Year-Old Stepdaughter

U.S. Senate Panel Investigating Levee Lawsuits by Environmental Groups

Car Bombing at Iraq Market Leaves 30 Dead

Message: I (chimp) Care About the Black Folks (NY Times)

(Katherine) Harris needs image change to win seat

US conservatives round on Bush over Katrina aid pledges (The Guardian)

Iraq offers UN rosy picture of its progress

Australian leader denounces U.S. ties

WP: As Chief, Roberts Would Be Tested

Rescuers find 76-year-old man in Big Easy

WP: Lack of Cohesion Bedevils Recovery

Cajun Party Revives La. Locals' Spirits (Festivals Acadiens)

Police warned not to remove women or kids (Belfast blockades)

Observer: After the floods: trailer parks for a million (Bushtowns)

Senator hunts for `death tax` dead

Outspoken left-wing British MP Galloway says Canada is complicit in Iraq w

Report: Radio Racism Knocks Police Off Job (Bristol, CT)

(UN) Summit failure blamed on US (The Observer)

Obama says Democrats must hold White House accountable

Sunday Times: Bush’s key aide ‘missed’ Katrina (Rove)

Clinton: Why High Oil Prices Are Good Thing

Galloway/Hitchens debate on C-Span-2, 6:pm (e.s.t.)

The People vs. Larry Flynt

OMG!!!!!111 THIS IS HUGH!!!!!!!!!1111111one

Discontinuing the ipod mini was a dumb decision

I'm from ladka's country..... what ever that was.

A sign for the times

in the tradition of sundog, i'm gonna start using THIS Smiley more

Gawd I hate ESPN NEWs...

I can't post and i can't read posts!! who broke DU? ?

Discontinuing breathing was a dumb decision

Crappy commercials shown before a movie make we want to pull my hair out.


Close to a half year later, who remembers "The Gates" in Central Park

Okay, creative minds of DU, parse this fortune cookie for me...

Did this week have any disasters, bad things, stuff I should know about?

Is there online dating for liberals like the people on DU?

I'm filing my nails right now

This may be true or just another suburban legend.....

Saw The Constant Gardener tonight

OMG!!! LOL...ROTFLMAO... Anyone ever see this?...LOL

ok, so I can type a post ..

Happy B'day Phil Jackson and Rasheed Wallace!

I love corn ball!

Your cat is more obnoxious than my kid!

Electricians Help!!!

I could use some Taco Hell right now

EDITED Title: Weirdest (Goofy, Creepy, Puerile?) game name EVER!

frybread is delicious

Bio-isolation chambers, air tight shelters & more. Check out this site...

it works ... I'm IN !!! I thought I'd been banished

Using The Windows Operating system is equivalent to.....

Here we go again.....TD18 and Tropical Storm Philippe right behind it

What web site provider do you use?

Should I see Cry Wolf tomorrow night?

Censorship in the US

Who wants human?

Tribe fans: The Twins did their part today

Computer Question: How do you detect wireless internet leeches?

It's My 1 Year DU Anniversary!

Who wants a hummer

Who won the Tennesee at Florida game?

Who wants humus?

Graphic Designers of DU, would you say this statement is true?

Just finished "The Life Aquatic" and it didn't suck!

*sigh* Oh well, at least, I knew that Arkansas wouldn't win anyway.

In honor of the Full Moon tonight--Moon Song/Poetry/Art Thread!

DOG (pic-intensive)

WOHO .... I can post my own threads right now !

Who wants hummus?

Anyone know if "Night Court" episodes are going to make it to DVD?

This beer sucks.

Interesting trivia about "Plan Nine From Outer Space"

I've been watching the first two seasons of "Dallas" and....


Name your hometown's "firsts."

What a horndog

Cheer me up? Make me laugh?

Wooooo! Go Aggies of UC Davis.

I Say, I Say, I Say Son... There be a Full Moon a comin' on...

How do you get inspired?

Anyone else like to watch ESPN Classics - boxing?

What's on your favorite mix cd?

Who's the best film villian of all time?

deleted, going to make this a poll instead

I was fired yesterday

I am tired, but I have to stay up and bake a peach cobbler

Tell us one of your dirty little secrets

Just past midnight ....... are we who post & read @ DU nutz?

Name some famous people from your hometown

Pic thread? Anybody? I wanna see some faces!

Name the best television characters, of all time!

After Hung Jury, 4 Who Poured Blood at Upstate Army Center Face U.S. Trial

Just noticed something VERY strange-lightning bugs (fireflies) still going

Murder verdicts a blow to 'gay panic' defense

On the Bright Side Gay Humor

Arnold is an object lesson for Log Cabin Republicans

John Roberts on the Infield Fly Rule

Great football going on today

Ah, a full moon Saturday night. Are ya doing anything?

Seven days without John Kerry makes one weak

Political disconnect

The "Do it because we can" generation

Maher said a bald eagle recently died of mecury posioning, true?

Apparently Condi "listens to what is fueling (al Qaeda's) movement"

bush's new best buddy, HUD chief Jackson

Richmond VA: 37% grade Bush "poor," 20% "fair" (12 point drop)

Humpty Dumpty and Bush have a lot in common. Both had great falls

CNN's Global Summit w/Clinton/Wolfowitz and Others! Had to Turn It Off!

Text of Huho Chavez U.N. Speech

Clark will be on (gag) Geraldo Rivera on (gag) Faux News at 10 EST tonight

Republican Commisioners Critical of Administration Response to Katrina

(Katherine) Harris needs image change to win seat

How Katrina Turned me Republican not all Democrats are turning against

Research help! Louis Vitton RETAILERS!

george galloway for president!! after all if they can talk about changing

Musharraf: "Crying rape an easy way to make money and move to Canada"

WaPo: Confirm John Roberts

Bush's job approval down in Virginia poll, He carried Virginia both times

Rove: "Cindy Sheehan is a clown. There is no real anti-war movement."

Everyone who loves the Big Dog, warts and all, check in!

CSPAN 2 - The debate from 9/14/05 Galloway is kicking Hitchens Ass

German Elections: believers in power of positive thoughts (pls post them)

Clinton on "This Week" with George Stephanopolus.....

TPM Cafe: Rove + Gulf Coast reconstruction + Dems + 2006 Elections

I believe a picture is worth a thousand words, give or take...

Supreme Court possibility list from Newsmeat

Red States Reconsider: Bush hits lowest level of presidency in Kentucky

Hmmmm. Bill Clinton on 'Meet the Press' Sunday

Rich in Sun NYT Op Ed: Message: I Care About the Black Folks

HELP me with this idea: If CNN won the court case about Katrina photos;

Live From Lincoln Center right now on PBS

As freepers say... **BARF ALERT** - Brazille turns stupid with Bush love/

Ex-judge & spy chief condemns war role

E-mail suggests government seeking to blame environmental groups for Katri

Baghdad Spies Live on Edge

Back Inside New Orleans

How India became a battleground for CIA and KGB in the 1970s

Sun-Sentinel Investigation-Fema a Legacy of Waste

Tony Blair 'relished' sending British soldiers off to war

Lack of Cohesion Bedevils Katrina Recovery -- Washington Post-

This would actually come as no surprise...

Lone Star Iconoclast: Bush Quit His Job

Professor quotes DUer in letter to editors

Cindy Sheehan still asking What Noble Cause

Access Denied!

White House Letter: Politics and prayer mix in post-Katrina sermon

Conservative Family Welcomes Lesbian Couple and Kids After Katrina

Politics & Policies: Civil war in Iraq?

court approves holding an American citizen without charges.

AP: Katrina Kicked Off Troubled Souls' Odyssey

Bush nephew pushed officer during arrest

Bush backers showing loyalty to a fault (great article on the KoolAid set)

When disaster strikes, will your insurer come through for you? - SF Chron

The Great Tax Con

Rising U.S. debt pawns off freedom (Teepen)

Bush Wants To Bankrupt America-There is Method To His Madness

Cannabis advocates rally (Boston)

Mexican Independence Day parade becomes immigration protest

"Scapegoating" FEMA

My Congressman (R) called me at home because he didn't like my LTTE.

'Grand Canyon of the South' wants to pay to keep drillers away

Tropical Storm Rita is now with us.

Hamas celebrates Gaza pullout

No police to be tried for Arab deaths in 2000 riots

GA's Shame Of A Voting Law (you now have to pay to vote?):

Where is Truth Is All?

Election Reform, Fraud, & Related News Sunday 9/18/05

BradBlog: A Quick-ish DIEB-THROAT Followup...


Is the "Exit Poll Debate" a "Waste of Time"?

Central Square arts & crafts fair today

Cambridge Chronicle coverage of the "Bring Them Home Now" tour

Judy Woodruff @ WGBH Monday 7PM

Why bother seeing Medea tonight at BC?

Minnesotans have MAD

Man arrested for dancing in streets (Minneapolis)

Thinking of starting personal web page...need advice

Help! OS partition filling up and Partition Magic can't resize it.

I have a friend looking to buy a desk top windoze machine.

Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware (Beta):

Houston's Weekend of Peace and Justice events (9/24,25)

Grassroots Political Workshop in Houston Sun., 9/25

Conservation events coming up in northern WI

Who is going to the September 24 DC rally- check in here!

What Does God Think of George W Bush

Why Bushco Is Dead Meat -- Blood, Sweat And Tears, Baby

Come on up for the rising.

Come On Down George

The fuse is burning

I need your help, DU, to educate my fellow students about Bush.

"Answers Please, Mr Bush"

who are the Truth Tellers? . . .

Its Official...Ive SEEN IT ALL....Donalds Rumsfield Doll

Just heard this on the radio...type "failure" into Google and see what the

Has anyone read Greg Palast's comments on Galloway?

Geez, it's like playing "Galaga"

Look I hate feeling kinda like Cassandra so could you read this thread

!! Flood Experts Warned Dennis Hastert(R)That Fema Would Fail Floods

Meanwhile...a day in the life of Iraq...

New Orleans Has Been Thoroughly Militarized

My File on Grover Norquist

Lets talk weapons manufacturers

My bro, the doc, tried to help NO, but got turned away.

I have 30 Passengers on my Bus for D.C. thus far.

Anybody See Ted Turner On Letterman The Other Night?

My nephew's Guard Unit has been sent home - sort of.

Everbody with high school age sons, tell them to start a fad

fallout from above-ground nuclear tests is in our teeth (Katrina)

This is from September 3, 2003. Notice how they fix their poll.

Sept. 24: Mardi Gras beads

Are there any Jaycees here?

LOOK AT THIS!! Exit Poll Data Does Not Match Pre-Election Polls

Buy Williams Sonoma N.Orleans Cookbook & they donate full price

Voices From Louisiana- "We're Way Past Angry"

This NO Body Found 9/10! They Just Revovered it Yesterday? *graphic*

Words for the lost; words from the found

Must-see TV: "With God on our Side: Bush and Religion"

FEMA's blunders, and their consequences for other "endangered" cities

NOW interviews evacuees

Clinton points out that for the first time in history we are borrowing

What other areas are subject to storm surge?

Has the media reported military snipers on NOLA killing looters?

Video! George Bush don't like black people,

If a church wants to build a frickin $750,000,000 church next to

What are the stats on raising the minimum wage?

If safey was a voter concern in 2004, how did we lose that election?

Upper West Side: "Chavez, friend, the people are with you!"

Question dealing with FEMA guy

Vid Clip-Jay Leno on Bush's Bathroom Break Note

Just Another Day of Lying Courtesy Of Freak Republic

Can we get chimp's definition of "normal"

Did organized gangs head to NOLA?

Photo: "A rescued feline Katrina victim gets a bath in Louisiana."

Refresh my memory, please. Didn't Clinton originally back Iraq Invasion?

Torrents of anger and sadness follow nursing home deaths (St Rita's)

Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder Losing In Early Election Returns

I'm so fcking pissed! Lindsay Graham on Fox w/ Chris Wallace.

Iraq gets health insuranc and education for all and we get to pay for it.

Another Bush broken promise

The quintessential image of the * administration

Stripes letter: German aid for United States

From the edge...

Have the Repubs been pushing American politics as a whole to the right?

Freepers are enabling welfare.

25 years ago today

Consumer confidence plummets to levels not seen since Bush1

I just had a disgusting thought...

I think Gerhard Schroder might be able to

From MyDD: Democrats Pissed At Leadership; Ready to Vote For Dems Anyway

Where Have The Displaced Gulf Coast Poor Gone?

Strategies to Fight the Right

LAT: With Traffic at a Crawl, Planners Talk of Tunnels

Geeze who asked for information about sharing your home?

KATRINA RECOVER... does anyone know

Karl Rove has acheived his goal of becoming the 21st century Mark Hanna

Just look at the Tropical Storm/Hurricane activity - Global Warming

EVERY city in america has it's poor section, kept from the rich section

DU this story. Yahoo has had this story or some variation on front

Hurricane survivor story: FEMA and the IRS Catch-22

1900 American's killed in Iraq.

Lord, if it's not asking too much, please send me someone to love

The Democrats are spineless. The Republicans are heartless. C-SPAN

TRANSCRIPT: Bill Maher's Latest New Rule (9/16/05)

So, does anyone here think we are about due for an Osama bin Laden video?

Police Fortify Numbers for War Protests

Haley Barbour for President.

We need to come up with another name for the teachings of Jesus

video of Chavez speaks at UN

Gang behind $55m art heist captured in FBI sting

This is a Bush quote....

Mormons Find Loophole Through Gay Marriage

Was Jeb's son tasered when he resisted arrest?

Questions, I have questions………..

In any organization, when the boss is an asshole, when big

A Few Questions For Turdblossom

Did Rush mean to use the "N" word. . .you be the judge. . .

Anyone know how to tune in to Brad's radio address? I went to

Bush* sold our Federal Emergency Mgt. Agency to Cronyism.

will YOUR son or daughter be the lucky number 2000---?!?!?

Palast on Galloway. He may have nailed Norm Coleman, but............

"A known leak in charge of rebuilding a flooded city". Quote of the day!

Imagine A Katrina Hitting the US Every Year...

Michelle Malkin: What Happened On Flight 17? (missles? birds?)

Youngest Iraqi victim

Wouldn't it be cool if Bill started the questions on mtp this AM, why

Justice Department's attempt to blame environmentalists for flood

Send KKKarl an email

The morale of the troops would be affected much more by incompetent

My Katrina Blame the Victims Essay

BushCo sets up website for donations from Americans for Iraq rebuilding

Still mad: Karl Rove in charge of reconstruction

Make a contribution to impeach Bush in memory of Neil Svendsen Jr.

Will the GOP be Katrina’s Biggest Casualty? (criticism from the right)

Steve on WJ CSPAN was working overtime this morning trying

OK folks, I plead ignorance......

Rove "off the record"

Help with letter from koolaid drinker to my local paper

(re-broadcast) Iraq War Debate, George Galloway & Christopher Hitchens

Our leaders are not AWOL

Probation kiosk draws concerns (ATM-style check-in for felons!)

Schwarzenegger Endorses Union Dues Measure

Iran's offer of nuclear know-how to Islamic countries alarms UN

Google mail and the Firefox browser

Bill Maher/John Stewart

No DU votes for Chavez?!?!?! Come on! the man is awesome!

Can I have a word with all of our hispanic DUers for a moment please?

Jazz Alive San Antonio!!

On The History Channel Now: Hurricane:Category 5 (made in 2004)

South Florida Sun- Sentinel: Cheaters Get "Easy Money" from FEMA

Funniest Fundie Comment EVER!

"Tin foil hat" - please explain the origin of this term

Invasion of Syria? Oh shit. Just say no, please.

photo of bush: 'black folks, I just can't hug me enough black folks'

Rove: The Only Mistake We Made Was Not Overriding The Local Government

I get it Now, Bush Supporters are Just Stupid...

One thing about this shit for brains pResident

Finish this sentence: His ratings are falling faster than ...

I think we should call for a limited FReeper-DUer alliance over Clinton.

Gov. Blanco still wants 1question answered: Where were the 500 FEMA buses?

There is a long list of dems I would support for pres in '08...

Hitches/Galloway debate is on right now

Condi skips UN dinner on women's rights

yahoo news: "Power-dressing man leaves trail of destruction"

Male Veterinarian Appointed Acting Director of Women's Health, FDA

they say the dems are spineless. what has bush gotten us into.

Katrina Echoes Mexico City's 1985 Disaster(poor hit hardest, no gov. help)

Rove and Rasputin. How much do they have in common.

Will Bush speak at the next NAACP convention?

Meet the Press has actually been pretty reasonable this morning.

This is the best day of *'s life!

Bush Katrina Ratings Fall After Speech---Rasmussen

RePUGS ;Sessions and Kyl looking for wealthy hurricane victims!

Freepers and their "cowboy" president...

Yeah, I've bashed Democrats. (Yes, this is a poll)

nothing is quite as liberating as being suddenly homeless

Global warming - what are your solutions while maintaining the status quo?

will gas prices hurt the 9-24 DC turn-out?

Why do so many, post crap they read at Freeperville in here?

Tropical Depression 18 likely to nail Texas as a Hurricane by Saturday

Why Not Victory? - AKA Road to Fascism - Denver Post.

Will another hurricane hit New Orleans before this season is over?

"'Dirty Harry' Christians key to Katrina efforts"

Newbies gather round.... this article was brought here by

DU has changed you..... how?

My daughter just called and was really upset

A good time to read Howard Zinn

Thought's on Bush's potty note

We need hurricane education, folks!

Wow read this review of Good Night, and Good Luck and then tell me if

"We need adult supervision of the budget process"

1900 Reasons why the DSM is Important

The Constant Gardner

Different day, same lack of dignity.

Desolation Row

Rove: Cindy Sheehan is a clown- No real anti-war movement

1900 U.S. Military fatalities in Iraq

What is the current Gulf Coast death toll????

Police Fortify Numbers for War Protests

Heat casualties....

Why is the use of the word "Refugees" considered so taboo?

Judith Miller's Visitors List Revealed--Bolton's Name 'Raises Eyebrows'

Katrina is NOT the greatest natural disaster in the history of the US

Never fails! When Bush has poll problems they use the "under God" thing.

I have a question - I wonder if you can help answer.

If your Jeep doesn't look like this...

Hospital official: New Orleans health care infrastructure 'does not exist'

More weather problems

To Sept 24 protesters!

My neighbor's letter to President Bush

The hatred toward those who are leaving the US is unfounded and disturbing

I have a big favor to ask re: Katrina and Bush

TX priest potentially exposes children to HIV in bizarre Mass incident

Vid Clip: Laura Bush expresses concern over Hurricane "Corrina"

Vietnam: On the Frontlines

Jim Wooten would be funny if he weren't so damned delusional

I just slammed my sister and a priest of life

OMG: Bush is afraid of horses?

The Swift Boating of Aaron Broussard?

The Potemkin Presidency?

Is anyone else watching E! ?

Something about the Disney-like photo-op in New Orleans....

"That is the greatness of America."

New Zealand Labour wins election

Is Mallard Fillmore supposed to be some RW answer to Doonesbury?


Just came back

A Jesus was a buddha: a buddhist monk in the 16th century....

Matt Damon had Bush pegged back in 1997

Where can I get the up to date German election results?

Michael Schiavo to Tell His Side of the Story in Book

Add Conyers and Obama to the spell checker!

Anyone recall last week a thread of pictures, storm pictures...

The mainstream of the GOP speaks again, this time on race

Bush = Steve Wynn (Vegas)?

ARGGG!! Dem leaders are STILL so *&$# gullible!!

Gay man receives $1.7M in abuse case settlement (donates some to Katrina)

This is no time for political attacks ?

Letter ot my rep

I had an internal debate (Mercenary troops)

Some people think that folks that aren't "smart" deserve to be Poor?

The Great USA

Contagiousness of colds

What about all the displaced tenants, George?

No Clear Cut Winner in German Election

Missing Dan Rather found

Katrina aftermath: Personal stories from ground zero

Firefox users...I need help

Oh, let's all be good Democrats here...

Girls and Boys,Meet Nature bring your gun...

You are a leftist...

Donna Brazile's op-ed from Washington Post. I just have to shake my head.

HuffPo quotes Rove "off the record" ... delusional.


Update on "So I volunteer" hate letter

DR. Rice bitches out U.N.: "The time to reform is now & we must seize it!"

Is Capitalism, the way it is now, Screwing Up The World?

Malkin tried to bust Arianna, only to be made to look like a fool


a dime's worth, in Truman dollars

Chicago heatwave screed. (freeper Katrina debate tactic.)

Sept. 24: Simultaneous demonstrations in other U.S. cities?

"Turnaround artists" trash worker pensions and leave the bill to taxpayers

Who else thinks Bush is deliberately trying to destroy the government?

Chávez gets a cheer in the Bronx

Louis Vitton Handbags?? I guess the welfare queen w/the Cadillac is back.

John Rothman on KGO last night.: New Orleans scabs

Need help responding to this letter about the state of welfare in NO

How to argue for lower defense spending without sounding like a wimp

I don't think I can ever speak to my brother again,RACIST MF

Palast anti-Galloway story is rebutted

Lisa Daniels of MSNBC on with tweety this am.

The most comprehensive report on the evils of Karl Rove I've ever seen

Supermodel admits to cocaine use!

NOLA reminds me of the Philadelphia MOVE bombing:

Yahoo covers Clinton holding Bush accountable on Iraq, Katrina and budget

It's NOT "incompetence", or "irresponsibility". It is intentional.

The Iran Trap--Scott Ritter....EU playing into US trap

Why we must stay in Iraq.

Repuke Tom Delay needs our HELP

Will The Corporate Media Report on The DC Anti-War Protest This Sat.?

What are you doing differently with $3.00 a gallon gas?

Great charts on why our tax system is f@#ked up from an unlikely source

Thinking of some kind of frame- "pillaging legislation"-

What does a centrist think?

Clinton bashing. Dean bashing. Kerry bashing. Gore bashing. It never

Bill Clinton 2008. WOW was he good on meet the press!

Where will they put all the debris from the Katrina damage?

SCOTUS: The problem isn't Roberts

Was Wolf Blitzer's father helped into US by the Harriman's/Bushes?

Proof! B*'s Speeches SO BORING That Time Actually Stands Still!

BREAKING: Paleontologist Named Director of Male Health

Canadian newspaper tests NO's water: "Wading into an E. coli stew"

Name the good, progressive nationally prominent Dems

Hateful Freepers must all think they're rich. Read if you can stomach it.

How about a consortium for Truth?

A thread that should have made the greatest page

MTP: Haley Barbour for Pres 2008?

A Christian Leader for Germany?

Asbestos: Is it recognizable just with a photo?

Rising explorations in lesbianism versus the pasty white Republican Male

Last straw w/ fundamentalist friend ...

Laura Bush: Everyone, PLEASE take Hurricane Anita seriously!

That sound you hear . . . Freepers heads exploding

Don't let them call it a "death tax"....

Did anyone else hear about Rice being verbally abused by rich New Yorkers?

Jesus was a Radical who Railed against Rome, & we should do the same

Bush-Be-Gone Index -- Up 0.2% from yesterday

This brought me to tears...

cspan caller: 'how could all 'those people' abandon their children'?

where can I get one of those cardboard cut-out black folks props?

French penguin movie a pawn in the war on evolutionary theory

We missed a SCARY story on Friday....

Bush Took the Weekend Off - Went to Camp David --pix->>>

Is this the week that Fitzgerald comes down with those indictments?

When you read or hear the words "drug addict," what picture immediately

Now he's PRAYING FOR US? Lordy help us all.

Cable/internet/phone pricing is such a misleading ripoff!@!


DSCC: Paul Hackett WILL challenge Sen. DeWine in Ohio!

SCATHING, BLISTERING, DAMNING editorial, read it and weep "W"

Katrina Kicked Off Troubled Souls' Odyssey (AP)

Is your store out of Folgers coffee?

Buy a prius in January because...

Gif Animation And Tale - The Bushco Propaganda-Pult And American Immunity!

"the most fiscally irresponsible chief executive in American history"

Please send cspan a suggestion, RE: 9/24

ROFL - "Roberts Is Gay" Rumor Hits Freak Republic

CSPAN Schedule Monday September 19

Did anyone see Belafonte and Glover on PBS Sat night?

Need a laugh? I just happen to have one for you....

Hilarious donation request from a fundie church

Use broken buildings to raise New Orleans above sea level.

Democrats should call for a Balanced Budget Amendment.....

I'm telling you now, this movie is gonna change the world

SO..... who is going to the Captial Lounge of friday night?

If we had to move to the right to win, would it be worth it?

I want to gauge DU interest in a Democratic coalition.

Know Your BFEE: Poppy Bush Armed Saddam

Know Your BFEE: Poppy Bush Armed Saddam

Time: GOP senators looking for a RICH KATRINA CORPSE for estate tax pitch

Defending Those Who Know, By Larisa Alexandrovna in Huffpost

We, as democrats, are losing the battle.....

HRC: take me off your mailing list

NOLA: 67% of whites think race wasn't a factor. 87% of blacks think it was

Serious question do you think that there are people that want to be poor?

FEMA ordering ALL recovered bodies be prayed over !!!!

Link to Laura Bush Referring to Hurricane "Corina"...

"Unacceptable": The Federal Response to Katrina

Rove and Bush Send Fitzgerald a Message

My 15,000 post "WEEP BELOVED HAITI"

September 24


Lib Dem conference coverage starting on BBC Parliament now

Church to sell €5m ‘tainted’ shares

Sedated, abused and confined in bleak wards: a woman's life inside Broadmo

Water? It's a tonic at £40 a bottle

Nice Day For A Sulk

Hurricane Katrina death tolls reported by state & local officials ..Sat

Israeli generals fear arrest in Britain

Son of Florida Gov. Bush pushed officer, affidavit says

Katrina Survivor found. 76 year old man in his attic.

Gunmen Kill Member of Iraqi Parliament

Top football clubs hit by child abuse allegations

How India became a battleground for CIA and KGB in the 1970s

Blair 'relished sending troops in'

Chavez will try to improve U.S. relations


Iraq invasion radicalized Saudi fighters: report

Feds Seen Raising Rates Despite Katrina

1900 U.S. Military fatalities in Iraq

Shootings put security contractors under scrutiny in Iraq

Chávez gets a cheer in the Bronx

House GOP Seeks to Offset Katrina Spending

U.S. GI Killed by Roadside Bomb in Iraq

Mugabe accuses US of racism during Katrina

House Democrats Hitch Wagon to Warner

U.N. to End Food Shipments to N. Korea

More UK troops 'ready for Iraq'

French soldier killed in roadside bomb in Afghanistan

As Washington opens spigots for Katrina relief, protests mount

Conservative Family Welcomes Lesbian Couple and Kids After Katrina

Date should be set for Iraq pullout-Russia's Putin

FBI stymied in efforts to solve anthrax case

Hurricane Watch Issued for the Florida Keys: TD 18

Vt. Official Weighs Seeking Senate Seat

Iran rejects new nuclear compromises

Iraqi MP assassinated, 24 bodies found in Tigris

Ex-Ill. Gov. Goes on Trial for Corruption

Reid Warns of Filibuster Over Owen

FEMA: A Legacy of Waste (Sun-Sentinel Investigation)

New twist on Iraq aid: U.S. seeks donations

Harrowing hunt for the 71 Britons still missing amid the devastation of Hu

Confusion as both Merkel and Schröder claim chancellorship

Blair gave Murdoch 'veto' over EU, says PM's ex-aide

New Orleans health care system destroyed

Edwards Calls For Return Of Depression Era Programs

Bush Katrina Ratings Fall After Speech

Canadians Open to Oil Nationalization

Merkel, Schroeder Claim Right to Lead Germany: Table (Update3)

Jeb Bush just declared state of emergency for Florida - TS Rita

Blanco says feds pledged buses

No regrets, no apologies about Arar deportation, says U.S. ambassador

Chavez vows to help U.S. poor

Castro welcomes Chinese delegation

(Bill) Clinton lambastes Bush

Merkel Looks to Be Leading German Election

AP: Abortion opponents hope to limit access for California girls

NTSB says Chicago commuter train was speeding

Katrina survivor found in New Orleans home (3 weeks after storm)

NASA to offer $100 billion moon program

About 200 go on hunger strike in Guantanamo: report

crap, I missed most of the PBS Higher Ground concert!

OMG. How GREAT was last season's finale of Nip/Tuck?

Homelife Security Alert

post your shitty taste in music here

Nighthawks XIII (dial-up warning)

Your trident sir?

You're breakin my barrs rounge, why you breakin my barrs?

Am I the only one who has ever had to wait 4 weeks for a fridge

What is your food addiction?

I can barely keep my eyes open

Bumper Sticker Ideas

USC 70 - Arkansas 17! WOW!

You know, sometimes I wish they sold beer in a larger size than a 40oz.

Satan vs God, tommorow night on pay per view.....

Say you have to be up and alert 4 hours from now

I've procrastinated LONG enough .. I'm NOW going to

Why am I still awake?

I have just found God.

I have just found Satan.......

Anyone catch "Lord of War"? I really liked it...

This HAS to be Sting's son

Andy Griffith..........

Quote of the day:

I was searching the web tonight,

Wild Wild West

I'm watching "Escape From LA".

You have to admit that this is one cute pic on my dog.

The DUers in countries other than the US appreciation thread

Video of David Bowie w/ the Arcade Fire

Hangover DUers - check in

Any Cyclists here have a hill that you want to climb really fast ?

I am evil and must be destroyed

I did something very dangerous tonight ...

KitchenWitch is delicious and must be preserved.

A tale of two Kitchenwitches

Here is a sign that your girlfriend OR boyfriend is cheating :

My head feels like there's a frenchman living in it.

Kitchenwitch may think she's evil but I am the Anti-Christ!!

You're all pretenders. I am the Evil one on DU

You people think you're evil? Anybody remember "BL_Zebub" here??

God I love immigrants

Yep. Just what I thought would happen is going to happen.

Thanks everyone for the good cheer this evening/morning

Sometimes I despair about my own country

Permission to get angry, captain?

I am going to the polling station



Joy and pain vs. sunshine and rain

You know what I did?

GRRR - My freeper dad sent me this link in an email

You know, I've never taken acid but it sounds like something I would enjoy

An oldie but goodie

Good Morning, Everyone!

Obscure 80's music trivia:

Johnny Cash just spoke to me in a dream.......

Heather Mills McCartney loses prosthetic leg in a game of craps.

Can anyone answer some questions about Sirius Satellite Radio?

I can't afford my gasoline...

The back wheel was stolen from my bike

I think I deleted an e-mail from someone here

Interesting lyrics from Rodney Crowell

a mass of keys should never be worn as a fashion accessory

This looks like a job for...

definition of tragedy

I'm thinking of signing up with Gmail. What are the negatives about Gmail?

Wrong assumptions

has anyone else never used the ignore user or hide thread feature?

Since Its Mrs Matcom's Birthday, should I....

Boo to being hungover and having to work.

Bill Maher's Latest New Rule (9/16/05) - Transcript


"gotta pay for medicare hike somehow...",he said about your work/play station area????

Motley Crue's Neil Breaks Leg at Concert

The first OFFICIAL "should obnoxious children eat puppy meat?" thread

Where do I get a hall pass?

death wish?......just to make a funny video......

What would have made "Airplane II" a better movie?

9/20/05 is talk-back Tuesday.....

Badger Poll

If had to pick one photo that best captures the total tragedy of the Gulf

The yokozuna bites the dust

snow, my house and a clear blue sky...

Mysteries of the Bible......

Am I funny for not naming the city of my birth?

my teenager was ticketed for trespassing

West Wing Episode "Take This Sabbath Day"

Help me pick a new screen name!



Are you a Neocon?


The miracle of WD-40>>>>>

Let's talk celluloid crap! What are the worst movies ever?

I know they'll laugh at me over at the cool kids' table....

I told you! I told you! Neener neener!!! (pic)


If anyone in the Philadelphia area wants a ride to DC on Friday,

Indians Win.... Indians Win......

Alright, so my Niners are losing 42-3...and

White Sox Win......White Sox Win!!!!!

Minnesota Vikings: The questions are...

About Horror movies>>>>

Whole Foods needs to build a store in MY town!

Poor Rush Limbaugh: Donavan McNabb has thrown FIVE TD's for the Eagles

94 degrees in September.

I just saw my first lip-readable Bill Cowher expletive of the season.

Primetime Emmys tonight: share your predictions..

Honeycrisp apples are back.

Lovely Rita

Late night music thread. What are you guys/girls listening to?

Just saw Constant Gardner. Big thumbs up. Love, geo-political intrigue,

What do you say a 'daddy long-legs' is?

We'll sing in the sushine.....

Another clue that americans are as dumb as doorknobs

Lightning comes from God.

Generation Xers: Remember the good old days of MTV?

Goodnight, you lovely people!

Touchdown Browns........

Computer question: what programs do you run resident?

OK, After reading this I've decided not to use Gmail. What should I use?

What was the high temperature where you are today?


Wow..Green Bay must really suck

ACK!! I Can Tell Autumn Is Coming... I Saw Two Mice In My Garage!!

WOW! And I thought the Epson Stylys Photo 2200 was a killer printer!

Relationship/Dating question

Favorite disaster movie?

Does anybody remember earthquake in Seattle in 2000 or 2001?

What does CV mean, as opposed to resume?

What does it mean when a girl calls you "Sweet"

This is the most perfect time of the year

you mean Coitus?

That must have been SOME performance

Pearl Harbor just started...

When a good game of Pong goes horribly wrong (link to flash)

We Just Saw "The Aristocrats"!

He's Too Dumb To Be That Smart To Act This Stupid

Twelve queue to be chosen for the first face transplant

I'm outta here

Bringing a child into this world, knowing what you know about

I love 16 candles.

Heh, heh...

He looka like a man! Anyone else watching Supersize She?

"Life's short and hard, like a bodybuilding elf."

Help! My keyboard went goofy...

My Bengals beat the Vikings 37-8!!

Ouch! Ack! Just.... damn! (MN Vikes)

To all those who have Culpepper as their fantasy QB....

Ok, now I'm pissed.

How the heck does "photobucket" make money?


"Simpsons" thread

I'm in a crabby mood, ask me anything.....

4500 posts!! .. who'd a thunk it?

If your Jeep doesn't look like this...

I am thinking about dropping my home phone in favor of a cell.

Wasn't it swell of Matcom to let Mrs.Matcom

Why was MLK, Jr. assasinated? Who smiled that day?

Have you ever had those Hershey Swoops?

Since so many TV shows are now on DVD

any recommendations for free screen capture program?

Is there ONE aspect that keeps you from liking a particular band/musician?

Some days it just doesn't pay to get out of bed

Anyone else watching the Patriots SUCK? Against Carolina?

What character/actor tarnished an otherwise good movie?

The WH will be adorned by a downright moron?

McCartney's back! Just bought Chaos & Creation in the Back Yard...

What is your favorite aspect of a child's tantrum?

Emmy Gowns 2005 (for anyone not near a TV)


There was a possum in my kitchen last night.

Can I ask for some good vibes?

Mmmm...sizzling sirloin steak on the grill and grilled corn on the cob

What is your favorite NFL team uniform?

Time for a Desktop Thread...what's on your Desktop???

So disappointed. Just read that Dennis Hopper

Who do you wishVH1 Classic would play more of?

Is this attractive?


Fantasy Footballers (who know what they are talking about) Should

Writhing Beauty Seduces Photographer


OMG!! The Browns just beat the Packers!!

What do you pay your Babysitter ?

Have you ever had a one night stand?

PA/DE/NJ/MD DUers! Another chance to see me play this coming weekend!


How many children do you have?

Greatest Movie Character Ever (Semifinals, round 1/10)

We just got a new dachshund puppy. - Ask me anything!

Anyone going to the AAR/SBL National meeting in Philly in November?

Was Katrina's wrath message from God?

NYT Book Review: Interesting book from the Dali Lama on Science.

Overlooked Legal Option Would Let Schwarzenegger Sign Gay Marriage Bill

Conservative Family Welcomes Lesbian Couple and Kids After Katrina

Ministers ask faithful to help ban gay marriage

Ban on gay parenting proposed

49ers are alone in first place in the NFC West

McNabb throws 5 TDs for the Eagles; Rush Limbaugh back in rehab

ladainian tomlinson: 14th consecutive game in which he's scored a td..

Cal Beats Illinois; Headed for Championship

Bears 38-6 over the Lions; another 48 years, folks

OMFG Vikings losing 27-0 at halftime...

So the Pats kinda lost and stuff....

Vanderbilt is probably gonna go 5-0 ....LOL

This Just In: The Patriots look damned sloppy

Cat peeing problem. Please help. Will have to have cat put down if

Ex-con explains "Christians are the first responders!"

Unfinished Symphony


What on earth is wrong with windsurfing?

Weekend natter thread, anyone?

Why all KOEB'ers need to become Bosox/Indians fans (if you're not already)

Dubya Gump aka most famous cheerleader of all time...hypocritical busheep?

hee hee. I just bought and

Key environmental law may be changed or Repukes on the lookout

Bolton visiting Judith Miller in jail!

Don't Vote on the Unknown Judge

Pushing Back Against the * Smear Machine

Well done, Gerhard Schroeder!!!

I Do Not Hate Bill Clinton, BUT....

Are corporate interests and individual interests mutually exclusive?

"DIEB-THROAT" : Diebold Whistleblower NEW at Grand Theft Election Ohio

A Quick Dieb-Throat follow-up

Merceanry Troops (and game design)

The ABA grades Roberts as "Well Qualified"

On AM talk shows: Clinton issues serious economic warnings !!!

Katrina: Blame goes to local, state, and feds - this is THE big lie

Letter to my rep

Tropical Storm Rita - keep your fingers crossed ...

Dems ahead by 12 points in 2006 races. Good News or S.T.F.U.?

AFP: "Clinton launches withering attack on Bush on Iraq, Katrina, budget "

Roberts predicition ... and a bet

How much did we spend to prove a blow job?

Anyone record the * at Cinderella's Castle speech? Rove Box is Back?

Bill Clinton sucks

Faaarrr Right's Perkin's of FRC donated to the Klan

Rasmussen: Bush Katrina Ratings Fall After Speech (35% say "good job")

Zarqawi is dead ???

The American Dream

Bush says "We can handle it" then BEGS FOR DONATIONS for Iraq.

Solution for Iraq: Draw down, garrison , train.

Girl Blogger- Iraqi Constitution

Time: Before going into hiding, Saddam told aides to organize resistance

Here's an idea for all those "Bush Is God" LTTEs

Tommy Franks, Don Evans, Jack Welch on "Katrina Czar" short list

SurveyUSA Poll: Bush continues to get boost after speech

Whatever happened to Theresa Lepore?

"Republicans worry about reelection"

Donna Brazile - Stockholm Syndrome Victim

1/05 Flood experts warn Dennis Hastert FEMA to FAIL in FLOOD

Post Katrina, 39 states declared disasters. Sound like we're well on the

Doctor says FEMA ordered him to stop treating hurricane victims

Clinton on ABC

Has anyone else heard that Sen. Snowe (R-ME)....

Guess Who Castrated FEMA? Bush and Der Blade

Hey, anyone here know how to tune into Brad's radio show? The

UN's reaction to Bolton

bushgang stiffs Katrina school teachers

US attack on Tal Afar virtually ignored (relates to Katrina)

CSPAN Sunday, Sept. 18 - Military in NOLA, GALLOWAY v HITCHENS, more.....

Check out my new blog. I am now an official blogger. I am new

DUers! Need help brainstorm lyrics for song about Katrina

President Approves Emergency Declaration For Ohio-to assist evacuees

Latest Molly Ivins, hope this isn't a dupe

bushgang raises Medicare premiums by $10.30

Buy Blue

John Stossel rips off FEMA ("That's why I built it there...")

Al Qaeda high ranking member Sakra in turkish custody

Poll: Fifty percent would vote in Democrat for Congress

It is time for a democratic REAL contract with America.

Surround the WH on Sept 24th ! All details here...

Separate and Unequal: Understanding Race and Class in America

Big Dog Talks about Global Warming while Shrub dithers

So, what do we really want?

Will Turdblossom perform the Bremerization of NOLA?

Is Bush Commander In Chief, or Minister in Chief?

Where is this pic from? Is it real?

AOL Poll....Over 450K Reponses...Does not look good for Bush & Co.

Is this the beginning of the death of the American dream?

Christian Coalition fading fast

Here's what I want to hear the next time a Rep. mentions "family values":

"the unknowns about Mr. Roberts's views remain troubling"

Rove leak and new position - Bush know something we don't?

CSPAN Schedule Monday September 19

How does the famous Democratic Filibuster Compromise affect Roberts

There seems to be a few Pubs seeing the light and wanting to become DEMs

Bush Wants To Bankrupt America-There is Method To His Madness

What is the Primary Purpose of the U.S. “War on Drugs?”

How Would YOU Fix The Democratic Party?

Is Bush President or Hesitant?

Can ANYONE please name one single major Dem politician who is far left??

Man, Arianna's site get's some action. Freeps even mention DU.