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Archives: November 27, 2006

Ahmadinejad Predicts Collapse of Israel, U.S., U.K.

Authentic Happiness?

Need help to write a speech? Just call India

A view to a kill

Tom Hayden: The Anit-War Movement Deserves Some Credit


It is strange how in Iraq slaughter soon seems to be part of normal life


Sending African troops into Somalia 'would trigger war'

Newsweek; How Al-Sadr May Control U.S. Fate in Iraq

They lied their way into Iraq. Now they are trying to lie their way out

Cuban Doctors in Pakistan: Why Cuba Still Inspires

The Left Won Big and IS taking Back the US and the Planet...By Rob Kall

Despite increased training efforts, Iraqi army still not ready to defend Fallujah alone

Contract with America (before Gingrich!) By Steve Osborn

Very Rich Are Leaving the Merely Rich Behind - NYT

'Neocons' abandon Iraq war at White House front door

Kunstler: The Storm Perfected

who, exactly is, and has been, "unbendingly partisan"?


Lessons in killer politics

Japan's dolphin slaughter

Connecting the Condi Dots By Patricia L Johnson

U.S. v. BUSH, et al. By William Fisher

History Offers Post-Midterm Survival Tips For President

WP: New Congress Unlikely to Rush Toughest Issues: Iraq, Immigration Demand More Time

Panel to Weigh Overture by U.S. to Iran and Syria

Should we ignore a technology that traps all the carbon emmissions of coal fired power plants?

EPA OKs spraying pesticides over waters

DEFRA Report - UK Sea Levels Will Rise By Up To 1 Meter Within 75 Years - Times

EIA Numbers Show Global Conventional Oil Production Hasn't Risen Since 2005

EPA case key to Maine to be heard (greenhouse gas emission regulations)

Plan for coal-fired energy plants fires up opposition (CO)

GM To Feature Fuel-Saving Technologies, But Won't Discuss Until LA Auto Show - Reuters

$90M plant will turn garbage into gas

CO2 Emission Growth Rate More Than Doubles - Less Than 1% In 1990, 2.5%+ In 2005 - SMH

50 Bushfires And Counting In NSW, Victoria - At Least 20,000+ Hectares Already Burned - SMH

Harper Government Plans More Funding Cuts For Canadian Climate Programs - G&M

11 Dead In Indonesia After Pipeline Blast Hits Area Flooded By Mud Volcano From Well - AFP

EU Pushes Through Tuna Catch Quota Cuts

Groups to Push O'Malley (D-MD gov. elect) on Environment

UK Braces For First Storm Of Season - Predictions Up to Storm Force 11 - Reuters

Climate Change is Cyclical: 1934 was almost as hot as 2006.

Merrill Lynch Downgrades Hong Kong Real Estate On Air Pollution Worries - Reuters

UN Fails In Attempt To Limit Bottom Trawling - BBC

UK - Met Office Predicting Hottest Autumn In 300 Years

Wildlife warning as autumn temperatures hit new high

The argument now is not if, but "how big will global warming be"

More People Supporting "Carbon Neutrality" Trend

Olmert says ready to free Palestinian prisoners (Reuters)

One day into fragile truce, Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel

UN criticizes Israel for Golan Heights annexation

Israel offers peace concessions to Palestinians

Report: Hamas threatens more kidnappings

Annan welcomes mutual ceasefire in the Gaza Strip

Islamic Jihad continues launching rockets at Israel

Meshaal warns of 'third intifada'

Interview with Jimmy Carter about his new book

Listened to Jimmy Carter's spirited support for negotiations between

Wisconsin academic: 9/11 report a fraud

9/11 and Iraq – The Concealed Connection!

Some interesting info on the Refco implosion

Steven Jones Removed from Position at Scholars for Truth over Opposition to Star Wars Beam Weapon

New Suit Attacks Ohio Voting Machines

NYTimes and 'Experts' Finally Notice: 'It is Impossible to Say How Many Votes Were Not Counted That

Details of the Sarasota audit to be held Tuesday and Friday

Are ES& S touch screens "pressure sensitive" or "heat sensitive" ?

Election Reform, Fraud and Related News Tuesday, 11/ 28/2006

Election Reform, Fraud and Related News Monday, 11/ 27/2006

Blue bit of Texas (yes, there are some) turned red by DREs?

Did Mean Jean Schmidt actually win in Ohio, again?

GA: 2006 Election Candidates Join E-Voting Rights Suit

NYT: Mall Stores See Strong Rise in Holiday Sales: The Mall strikes back

Iranian military aircraft crashes

MN: Twin Cities Home Foreclosures At Near Record High

Activist's Fiery Death Prompts Questions (anti-war)

NYT/Reuters: Humpback Whales Have "Human" Brain Cells: Study

Pentagon Classified ''Vets for Peace'' as a "Threat"

Arrested for Epilepsy: When a seizure gets you thrown in jail (& tasered)

President reaching out to allies on trip (for help in quelling violence in Iraq )

Islamic Jihad continues launching rockets at Israel

India successfully conducts missile-versus-missile test (SECOND LEAD)

New York on edge as police kill unarmed man in hail of 50 bullets on his wedding day

Very Rich Are Leaving the Merely Rich Behind - NYT

India's Bharti Group to launch jv with Wal-Mart

US, Colombia Sign Landmark Free Trade Agreement

Iraqi Sunnis vow to support unity govt

Colorado subdivision bans Christmas wreath shaped as peace sign (Satan?)

Zavata Wins $80 Million Health Care BPO Deal (India)

Lawmakers Lose Patience With Iraq Gov't (Sen. Chuck Hagel for a planned withdrawal of U.S. troops)

Panel to Weigh Overture by U.S. to Iran and Syria (NYT)

Tribal chiefs clash with Qaeda in Anbar killing 50 terrorists

Reuters: Iraq parliament bars media as tension mounts

Democrats plan to throw out S. America trade pacts over labor concerns

WP: On Black Friday, Fewer People, More Spent

Good Old Days Gone for Biotech (Outsourcing)

Security expert says Iraq 'worse than Vietnam'

West must prepare for Chinese, Indian dominance: Wolfensohn

Iraq Declares War on Petroleum Smuggling

Reuters: UK to cut Iraq troops by "thousands" by end-2007

Fan hacks Linkin singer cell data, threatens wife

Charity praised for tackling plight of female drug 'mules'

Iran With Iraq In "good And Bad Times," Says Ahmadinejad

Pryce declared winner by 1,054-vote margin

Galactic Baby Boom Influenced Life on Earth

Can Mel Put Sirius Back on Top? (XM Merger Talk)

Despite increased training efforts, Iraqi army still not ready to defend Fallujah alone

Variety: Three Networks Challenge FCC "indecency" rulings (incl. Fox!)

(Michael) Steele Blames Party Leaders for Losses

Bush seeks unity on immigration: Reaches out to Democrats to craft new bill

US fighter jet crashes 20 miles nw of Baghdad

Three sent for UK radiological tests after spy death

Durbin urges Obama to run for president

ABC News: Al-Jazeera say pilot was killed in F-16 crash

Iraq near civil war, 'we are almost there' -Annan

LAT: 'American father of the Prius' dies in crash of experimental plane

Jordan King Warns on Mideast Civil Wars

IBM Set For Further Expansion In China

French secret service agent killed in Iraq

Justice Department watchdog to review domestic spying program

Homeowner's Association threatens to fine resident over peace-themed wreath

Blackwater announces plans to add Illinois training facility

Judge reinstates wrongful death lawsuit for Iraq contractors (Blackwater NOT above the law)

Anti-war protester burns himself to death in vain

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday November 27

Iraq militants claim downing U.S. F16: Jazeera TV

Senators pledge to end war supplementals (put the cost of war back in budget)

Hundreds of students taken hostage in Tehran

Court Rejects N.Y. Times on Leak Probe

Air Force jet crashes in Iraqi province

AP: Dubai Firm Expects Bids for U.S. Ports

NYT: Hezbollah Aids Iraq Shiite Army, U.S. Official Says

Insurgents target oil sources, cause massive infernos

Congress may find travel more taxing: IRS asked if taxes paid when families join trips

Judge reinstates wrongful death lawsuit for Iraq contractors (killed in Fallujah)

Senator admits backing militias (3rd largest U.S. aid recipient Colombia)

Likability poll bad news for Kerry

Attack sparks fire at Iraq oil facility

Pakistanis Protest Changes In Rape Laws

AP: Coin Dealer (Tom Noe) Must Repay $16.7 Million

Poisoned spy visited Israel with oil dossier (files on Yukos "victims")

Giuliani, McCain, Obama rank highest with voters, poll finds

Japanese stocks plunge; Dollar lower

A-Gs want action on Hicks trial

Case could shape policy on warming:Supreme Court will hear whether the EPA can and should regulate v

Police Investigate Reports of Anthrax Threat Letter at Lincoln Memorial

Iraq has no proof to link Iran with Qaeda: Official

US ambassador warns Georgia against Iran gas deal

Court rejects N.Y. Times on leak probe

WP: Anbar Picture Grows Clearer, and Bleaker (Marine Report Grim)

Ford Raises $18 Billion in Financing (mortgaging its assets) - NYT

White House Says Iraq in 'New Phase' (not a Civil War, a New Phase, got it?)

U.S. military spokesman says Iraq is not having a civil war

NBC calls Iraq conflict civil war, at odds with White House

Wal-Mart Sales Fall

Nuclear plant info available to public

'Spend more on defence', Bush urges Europe

Imams Stage Airport 'Pray-In' As Protest

U.S. Embassy Asks Bush Twins to Leave Country

Supreme Court Sides With Philip Morris

Senior Rice aide, Philip Zelikow resigns from post (crafted "held without trial")

ACLU: Denver ordinance bans free speech (Overpass Signs)

AP: 3 U.S. soldiers killed, 2 wounded in Baghdad

Biden: Blame immigration woes on Mexico

Pinochet indicted for 1973 executions

Gun background check system crashes

W library in record book $500M center would be priciest for a Prez

Wall Street has worst day in 4 months

AP: Suicide bomb kills 2 Canadian troops, civilian in Kandahar

Lawyer: Marine's baby's death accidental

Protector of birds has no love for stray cats--Texan charged with felony animal cruelty

Cheney hunting in Florida

Embassy denies asking Bush twins to leave Argentina

Tony Blair 'deeply sorry' for the 'Shame of Slavery'

AP: Bolivia's Morales to Push Land Reform

Hottest Sunday night mom?

I, unlike bi_baby, do not suck at going to bed.

Do not take Lunesta with alcohol . . .

Quick photoshop help - flipping a single layer?

I still don't feel safe and I can't sleep

Cohen Nominated for Kazakh Award

Favorite Easy Cheese flavor!

Kittens. Boxer briefs or boxers. Kittens. Your preference?

So, I actually saw someone chucked from a bar "Detroit style" last night

The Most Schocking Footage Ever Caught On Film!

This will make you laugh: Pinky the cat on YouTube

Funny headline for today: Leftist leads banana baron in Ecuador election

1:10 a.m. Tell me why I should go to bed.

I have a serious case of cabin fever.

Anyone got a good place to buy absinthe online?

Baltimore area DUers

"Slowly I turned, - step-by-step, inch-by-inch" ...

Start your day with a belly-laugh

Gay men, ladies? Boxers, or boxer-briefs? QUIEN ES MAS SEXY?

Christmas song parodies

Aluminum trees

THANKS everyone for the good wishes!! *UPDATE*

MYSPACE Users: Careful of this virus!

Screwed by Bush

Is it so wrong to have Pie for breakfast?

Anyone happen to know the last line spoken in' Brokeback Mountain' ?

Please shoot me (in a non-lethal location)

Some people play fantasy football, I'd rather play fantasy congress

It's RAINING in Southern California

DU women please respond: I'm sad and I need some advice

A particularly heinous celebrity citing

Their cell phone companies not "wireless providers"!

Snow Day!!

I tried novacaine for the first time tonight....need some input


Had a "Rome" orgy this weekend

Member when Patrick Swayze got in Whoopie's body to make out with Demi Moore?

What is your favorite music genre?

What if Elvis had grown up in New Orleans?

Todays Message


Umm..guys? Something REALLY strange just happened..I got booted OFF DU and couldn't get back on.

Anyone Have Any Experiences with Emigrant Direct Online Savings?

A brief summary of The Da Vinci Code (no spoilers)


First coinage of "wham, bam, thank you ma'am?"

Does anyone know how to frost a cake?

Sigh. Nothing lasts forever.

Boston Legal Question (caution: spoiler from tonight's episode)

WOOHOO - There will be Venison this year - WOOHOO

Paste this code into your browser at any site with graphics (yes, it is safe)

Zoo Sells Panda Poop Paper Products

Peace Sign Wreath Banned In Neighborhood By Homeowner's Association

Why is Latin considered a dead language?

Feral cats

Rich Kid Confidential: "They live lives people dream about, but they don't seem to appreciate it"

Do you write / highlight in your books?

that's it!...i'm going straight to my dr and demanding it....

A call for a moratorium

Women Surprised By Man At Window Requesting Sex

Yes! I'm going to have an article published in a journal at my university!!!

Man On Trial For Putting Baby In Freezer (To Break Fever)

most excessive tacky merchandising

PETA mistakenly targets church's nativity scene

I'm baaaaaaaack....

Wow. Not only did I kill a thread, I killed a PICTURE thread.

John Lennon Knew What He Was Talking About

Okay DUers....I just put an offer in on a house...good vibes please

Ladies Dancing & Lords a-Leaping get raises, Maids a-milking stuck at min. wage

Doubts swirl over claim of WORMS in (McDonalds) burger

I can't physically go on a vacation, but I certainly can take a mental

Ok. Something is REALLY wrong.

I love the snark on Craigslist!

I tried cocaine for the first time tonight....need some input

I am PISSED continuing break in saga

I am SO f'n frustrated!!!

I'm Pretty Sure There's A Ghost In The Hallway

All Hail Satin!

All hail Satine

Lime green, lime green and tangerine

Remember "Jib Jab?"

Am I bored or boring?

I dont have to work a single Monday in December

Yoko Kanno

Poop deck.

"A Christmas Story" House Opens in Cleveland

Please vote for Abbott for cat of the month (if you can vote for two somehow)

Yay! The boil water advisory is lifted in Vancouver

*ART* check this out (as seen in Reader's Digest)

Pam-Rock, it's over?? NOOOOO!!!!!

astro zombies

"Drunk Enough To Say You Yove Me"

I just got a substantial rash.

Puke Alert: Lindsay Lohan wants to play Stevie Nicks in film.

Chaka Khan????

Update : My mom is doing really good. I thank everyone for their thoughts and their support.

Question for feral cat protectors

Post your pick for 2008 Dem Nominee and I'll tell you why I won't vote for them

Good morning it's monday

Henry "Fonz" Winkler looks like a cross between Bob Dylan and Johnny Depp in "Peter Pan"

Man Seeks Guiness Record For Arm Hair Length

No one knows what it's like to be a dustbin, in Shafsbree, with hooligans...

I am going to the Poop Deck, What should I bring?

Dragon Rolls, Tempura Shrimp Rolls and Ice-Cold Asahis for taking orders!

We went to my parent's place for Thanksgiving this year.

Insights gleaned from SophieMN over my holiday break:

YouTube truly is the greatest thing ever.

No peace for Colorado woman?

Breaking News! Saddam Escaped!

I've been looking forward to my workout all day, but

Great News! Coldwater Creek facilities now 100% wind powered!

Lame music at the doctor's office

Today in history 11-27

I want to be Good but 'pie won't let me!

Capers. WTF?

So Whose Kids Will Be Most Screwed Up?

I Try Too Hard To Impress People Sometimes

I just sent the yearly roses to my MIL even though there's a divorce in progress.

It's a special day

Toasted Jesus

God has finally stepped in - he wants me to stop drinking coffee

Post No. 5000: Scenes de ma vie

Hatred Of Rachael Ray A Uniting Force Online


you find a tramp on the beach, when you brush the sand off a weenie appears

A few T-day pics from my trip to NYC.

Global Warming ROCKS!!!

that thread over there

the thread your family really doesn't like to talk about

No!!!, This is the right THREAD!!!!

Next Big Celebrity Break Up - Make Your Predictions Here

Guys! Remember the thread about...

Beatles ONLY on iTunes?

Turkey thread

My husband's cousin died on Thanksgiving.

I got a nice unexpected gift today

Matcom / DS1 Plotting To Take Over The WORLD (PIC)

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 11/27/06)

WOW. The election has made SO many people happier than even I realized!!!

All hail Satin

I just got a substantial raise.

Someone PLEASE, tell me which it is...

The Evolution of Beauty

I have an uncontrollable urge to ....


I hate it when you're getting sick from a cold your s.o. gave you.

Superman Returns and Superman II the Donner Cut will be out tomorrow!

Horrible weather and people drive like idiots

Happy Birthday CaliforniaPeggy

Need some "just in case" ideas for the big fresh red snapper I bought

I need a martini recipe

I'd Like To Recommend A GREAT Anti-SPAM Blocker For You

Yoko Ono

Burning posting format question: " or ' ?

alright SOMEONE has to say it. Gloria Allred is batshit CRAZY

**Warning Lounge, Warning**!!!!!!11

"This is the part of the body that you need to understand"

Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock to divorce


Did I over-Christmasize my myspace page?

Found out today that the VP of the HR Dept at

Flame me if you wish, but I think Suri Cruise looks a lot like.....

This THREAD is better than all of those other threads combined!

"A stable."

Festival Express on Showtime

Gotta love what the contestants say on Match Game...

Anyone here ever read this book?

If you could see for miles and miles . . .

Vermont logs burning briskly

O.K. ladies, we've GOT to visit Scotland.....

This shizzle should be happening in schools everywhere.

Skittles: great candy or greatest candy?

OMG THE GAYS R CUMMING!!11!!11!!!11!

Why does hot chocolate scald off your taste buds but coffee doesn't?

So you hate Muskrat Love, eh?

My cat, who had kittens eight weeks ago, is now attacking my spayed male.

Why God Made 2nd graders

A mystery

Pam Anderson Files for Divorce from Kid Rock

Oasis on CBCs The Hour

My desk is better than yours...

What's the past participle of 'cum'?

The Best Song in the World - A Tribute by Tenacious D

Tom Waits is going to be on the Daily Show tomorrow!

my batshitinsanethread-dar is going off!!11!1!

Seattle has a lot of trouble...

Your women. I want to buy your women. The little girl, your daughters... sell them to me.

WANTED: video of Megan Mullally Show with cast of "How I Met Your Mother"

DU parents and people who have delt with ADD before...


Should Mark McGwire get into the Hall of Fame?

I'm getting up at 5 in the morning

What do YOU want for Christmas?

This Psycho Santa Eats Brains with an Ice Cream Scoop!

Vote for my dog's pic!

Sheryl Crow has one song that doesn't totally suck. Name it.

The 2007 RNC Calendar: Mr. August

This made my heart glad last Christmas.

the other thread...

Yeah, I think I'm taking a break from GD.

Who here's got a station/profile?


you find a lamp on the beach and brush the sand off, when a genie appears!

Last act of spontaneity you've experienced?

The THREAD!!!!!

OK parents: how do you get pee out of a mattress??

Post your 80s Memories!

My newest, my birthday.........

I got an incredible new job!

Monday, November 27. William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:


Have you ever noticed how many phrases from the lounge would make good band names?

Testing my keyboard

Kitten photos! (dialup warning)

Am I bad because I'm watching Seinfeld more now than ever?

surprise! i'm outraged

Creepiest song you've heard in a long time?

I like Christmas. I don't let the commercialization bother me.

2 TV commercial "ethnicities" I just don't get.

My car is OFFICIALLY a beater today

Most idiotic "fat"/emaciated reality show choice EVER!

Star Trek: TNG had way too much exposition.

Heroes thread (may contain spoilers)

Let's recap the last two weeks of YVR (and area) weather shall we...

Favorite Daily Comic Strips

Last act of sobrieity you've experienced?

If they play that fucking "Our Country" Mellencamp Chevy commercial once more

Disturbing photo: first human-ape hybrid

Have you ever used a gun (sport, protection, hunting, etc)

i never left

What star should play YOU in a movie?

I'm starting a classic rock/country band - need song suggestions

What politicians are you the most physically attracted to?

Ever been so absolutely wrong about another person?

Sorry, DU, but it's come to this:

Don't be like one of my customers. Put your Christmas lights up right.

Man. CJ just did "The Jackyl".

Ok so like who has not posted their pic here yet.

Is THIS funny? (youtube - very graphic)

Trapped. In the Closet. Parts 1-12.

This is AWFUL...Jessie is on the Nestle Vote Site too!

If I Did It

Philly, NJ night owls: Come see me play this Saturday night in Atlantic City!!!

Cat in snow pictures

Swedes Trust IKEA More than the Church

Black Faith - Souls on Ice

God is...

Dawkins campaigns to keep God out of classroom

How can someone believe there is a God?

Galactic Baby Boom Influenced Life on Earth

NYT/Reuters: Humpback Whales Have "Human" Brain Cells: Study

I need to thank a teacher but I don't dare do so.

Soap To Feature Transgender Character

So how was everyones thanksgiving?

West Coasters: Don't miss "How I Met Your Mother."

Gay Street Patrols Guard The Castro

Don't bet on Barack

NCSU sacks Amato after pack goes 3-9

McGwire, Canseco on Hall of Fame ballot

Mike Shula Fired

BCS Fans! Help Me Out Here

Vince Young will become the Michael Jordan of the NFL.

Went to LOA Meetup tonight

Daily OM: Let Go and Let Flow - Taking a Leap of Faith

Researchers seek routes to happier life

December 8th- a day of peace

Annoying Boston trip thread: 12 days out

So how relevant or accurate are "thermometer" readings?

How similar are these new Biden reccomendations in the WP to Kerry's"

A good read at Culture Kitchen...

Odd Scarborogh show - a positive Kerry refererence

Just so you all remember how well Kerry was doing before the renewed effort

Can this be for real? I just don't believe it!

Andrew Sullivan: This week is Mormon Week -- a little vetting of Mr. Romney

OK, got the East BD card!!

Hair appointment accomplished.

Kerry Leads Democratic Field

Find the cat, or, Snow fallen on Bamboo

Bear comes from behind!

Denver In Contention To Host Democratic Convention

Juline Jordan is in studio with Peter Werbe tonight

A joke too good not to share.

Time Magazine Interviews Abu Deraa the Shitte Zarqawi

The Truth About the Sunni/Shiite Conflict....

Bush Administration Won't Give Up On Nuclear Projects

Help: Energy Independence At Local Level

Norah O'Donell needs a smack down -the Tweety show, MSNBC

Someone in Russia sure loves old US toys!

There are a lot of man haters around here

There are lot of man lovers here on DU, too

Several presidents have had a kitchen cabinet; Bush is getting advised by his "Bedroom Cabinet"

Our Top 10 Conservative Idiots ...

2,876 U.S. troops dead in W's war against the Iraqis

I hate the Political Video board for several reasons

AP: Fiery anti-war statement goes unseen, unheard (IOW, Media reports media doesn't give a damn)

Oh where, oh where has my Top 10 Conservative Idiots Gone?

Gore Vidal: Living Through History

The Princeton Project...we need to check this out.

The last word on the internet.

Ahmadinejad: Iran ready to help US in Iraq - if troops withdraw immediately

Congressional Leaders Press Bush on Iraq (aol poll)

WP: Study: Pentagon reporting on Iraqi force readiness "misleading," "severely distorted"

The Curse of Oil

Well, some good news!

I for one enjoy the DU 'infighting' we see so often

Juan Cole: "What is the Mission? Or, Russian Roulette"

How can someone believe there is a God?

(TOON) Rowson on the Russian dissident's murder

Hacking Democracy w/ Andy Stephenson is about to start on HBO

FYI - History of the Peace Symbol (Satan Free)

25% of returning vets filing claims for permanent service-related disabilities

Creating environmentally literate citizens

F-16 down in Iraq

It's about time we had a lot more photos like THIS one...

TPM: Has Bush "checked out" of the war in Iraq?

Question about free trade deals

A possible job for Michael Richards?

Fuck that! When can we have sex?

My Christmas wish list for our new Congress

Hawaiian Cop Killed in Bush Entourage Accident --->>>

Sen. Leahy predicted the Iraq mess

They lied their way into Iraq. Now they are trying to lie their way out (The Independent)

Non Sequitur - The elephant in the room

US ambassador warns Georgia against purchasing gas from Iran

Eschaton: When the Friedmans Come Due

January 2003: "War on Iraq will Open Pandora's Box in Mideast"

WAR ON PEACE - Woman Faces Fine For Xmas "Peace Wreath"

Hillary's 2008 Run

Andrew CUOMO sticks it to the CLINTONs (FREEH)

Changing climate imperils future of skiing

The three bestest freedoms of my life

Question: Does anyone know how much one needed to donate

Nato urges end of right to opt out of Afghanistan combat

(Chertoff) Bolton in sheep's clothing

Why is Latin considered a dead language?

quick question, is Congress out this week?

Bushcronium, New discovery

Would You Participate In a Direct Blog With Congress?

Army Game Proves U.S. Can't Lose

Democracy Now. Watch, listen, read - Iraq pull out news,

Is Venezuela MORE free than the US under Bush?

TMZ Audio Clip: Michael Richards informs radio audience "My best friends were African-Americans"

Where does Lyndon LaRouche get his cult followers?

On this day four years ago, this the website Democratic Underground:

War Room: 17 Questions for Bush(-Cheney)

Gentle reminder: the fight for SCOTUS is far from over.

Britain to withdraw - Bush you're all alone

"Good Old Days" gone for Biotech: Offshoring blamed for loss of funding, jobs in industry

Wal-mart to open up in India...

lunch, call rummy, plan iran, stage more terror

Q & A. Q: What's a mouthful of Mondays? A: Boring! Right ! . . . . . . So please come CAPTION!!!

It's A Complicated 'Civil War'

I really believe the conservative movement is crumbling.

Saddam trial witness recalls mass shootings and water torture

Help! Looking for a list

No rest for the weary . . .

"Civil War" who'da thunk it?

CAPTION why this woman is smiling...

Defending Bullies in the Schoolyard - The 'christian' Right

The Radical Fringe Toon Mon. 11/27 - ``You will be haunted,'' resumed the Ghost, ``by Three Spirits.

Things are going so well in Baghdad that w can no longer go there.

Am I wrong to suggest that we just leave Iraq to the Iraqis?

LIMBOsevic passing judgment on others

What "going away" gift should DU send DeadeyeDick?

US Soldiers Kill 11 More Innocent Civilians in Iraq. Where is the Media?

William Kristol.... what's the point to that sociopath?

Iraq Won't Improve Unless Bush Stops Spinning; Starts Recognizing Reality On The Ground

Question for religious DUers: If faith is a virtue, how is thinking Saddam did 9/11 wrong?

Nobel Prize winner - Spend on Women not nukes!

The possibility of a happy thought

Lobbyists jump ship...

True Story from our street corner: Shared sacrifice?

MSNBC has announced they are now referring to Iraq as a civil war

Confession: I was raised as and used to be a homophobe

Which Bush is Worse?

Part of Lincoln Memorial closed after package found ("anthrax" written on envelope)

Rangel Redux: the draft debate continues.

"Close the window, I feel a draft" by Cindy Sheehan

Foreign Affairs Mag: The age of U.S. dominance in the Middle East has ended

scuse me ignorance. What does BFEE stand for?

Peace Sign A Symbol Of Satan?

U.S. Embassy Asks Bush Twins to Leave Country

The Bush Library: The Punchline to the 6-Year Joke of an Administration

The Saudis strike back at Iran

We have a rose trying to bloom

Bernard KERIK is back too.. Critiquing Bloomberg.

"Dirty Sex" - Female infanticide in India. M/F ratios as low as 730 women to 1000 men......

Cheney preaching good will to Iran circa 1995

I Just Don't Care That Much About Impeachment

Peace sign creates stir

Does anyone know how many households are included in a zipcode?

The most feared Democrat in Washington

What is wrong in this picture?

Woodward calls Pickles a liar

Congress Returns to Spending Bills Loaded With Pork

So, what's so special about Lee Hamilton?

Dec. 18 is anniversary of bush's speech mocking "peace on earth"

Can tele marketing companies now call your cell phone??

Matt Stoller ( on C-SPAN's WJ -- Topic is populism

Lou Dobbs on the war against the middle class

The "S" word.. (are we channeling Ari Fleischer)

More grads staying home with parents, swamped in debt

So, is this two used car salesmen grinning, or is it for real this time?

We are part of the end of the American dominance

"A Hobson's Choice of 'Front-running' Phonies"

"Court allows review of NY Times phone records" This is a SUPREME COURT ruling.

The best thing the Democrats will take control of in January is...

Personal info of Chicago Teachers mass mailed (SSN's, addresses...)

New York on edge as police kill unarmed man in hail of 50 bullets on his wedding day

Media declaration confuses Civil War re-enactors, 26 dead in Pa.

Free XM ONLINE Two-Week Subscription

Bush's Mysterious 'New Programs'

White House: Iraq has moved into "new phase" of violence

OK, I'm crushed.

Court ordered Bob Ney to repay $13.4 million back to those he

I've got dibbs on any reward money!

Now that the dems have won the media decides...

10 dead in Mo. group home fire

Police Officer injured in Bush motorcade dies

CNN's John Roberts re: Iraq "The place is a mess. It's an absolute mess"

One of the differences between Vietnam and Iraq, Vietnam was a Peaceful country

US's Arabic Language News Station Misses Big Regional Story

The Future of Science is Open (excellent series on open access to information)

Oh goody, look what I found:

Bush Twins won't Cut & Run from Argentina

Justice Watchdog to Review Warrantless Surveillance Program

Flashback >> PNAC letter to Bush 9 days after September 11

Pentagon Classified ''Vets for Peace'' as a "Threat"

wreath/peace sign satanic, anti-christ

This is absolutely the most sickening

The Bush Crime Family.

Why has the MSM been so easy on OVERT RACIST Trent Lott?

Prison crisis 3 decades in the making (blaming Brown)

Bush Administration's grip over GOP caucus in Congress will actually be tighter than before

"When I was young and irresponsible, I was young and irresponsible"

Despite a request from the U.S. Embassy, the Bush twins party on in Buenos Aires.

Stay the Course ?

Want to create a timeline of the Destruction of America by the Republicans?

CQ Analyst Suggests ‘Rumsfeld’s Leaving Is Just The Beginning,’ Cheney Might Be Next

Bush in a Burqa?

Oversight board briefed on NSA program

A-Hole Bush Has Ruined NATO Forces As Well As Our Armed Forces

Tuesday summary: 55 Iraqis dead, 3 US soldiers killed

I have a problem...

Gore in 2008 Tees available from Huffington Post! Do they know something?

Iraq Civil War: How Soon Before RW/Bushco Sez...

who are the modern day money changers?

Is Lieberman worth it?

need a source for story that Bush did not know sects within Islam -- Sunni & Shiite

Brian Ridel of the Heritage Foundation in on WJ this AM.

Oh no! Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock have split! Good thing they're not gay!

Other Nations Leaders come up the Hard way...Ours didn't...

What is the DU consensus on Malcolm X?

Let's put a twist to the captions. What are the guys on Rushmore saying?

seismic shifts occuring

Who the hell is micheal richards, anyway? and who the hell cares?

Man shot and killed after anti-semitic mob surrounds 2 soccer fans in Paris

Social Security - Survivors Benefits - College age kids - WTF?

If torture works and is a legal means of gathering intelligence

Megachurches adding members, growing in number nationwide

Caption this photo

Broken News: The Firm building "The Fence" on the Mexican Border

Any word on Air America's fate?

Harvest (You Reap What You Sow)

W library in record book: $500M center would be priciest for a Prez

which has been more divided by six years of bush and the repukes?

"Officer dies after Bush motorcade crash"

Artur Davis for Senate?

CNN: Retired General: "The Admin. has made an immoral decision to not equip the troops."

Did Ben Stein finally "get it"?

here = interesting/detailed article on alternative energy strategies ->

Let's not forget Condi, State of Denial and July 10th meeting with Tenet

How Many on DU Predicted a CIvil War in Iraq after the Invasion?

Iraq: Civil War or Religious War?

Was former KGB agent murdered over false-flag terrorism within Russia?

What happened to the news? It stopped

The primary question

Sudan armed forces deliberately attacked Darfur civilians: UN

Anybody got a link to Osama saying Bush has been good for his

More outrage!

Googlebombing the Midterms: Dirty Trick or Netroots Citizen Activism?

I sure am hearing the "Get out now" meme a lot within the last couple of days.

With all the 'cops gone crazy' stories I thought I'd share an upbeat, nice cop story.

Variety: Three Networks Challenge FCC "indecency" rulings (incl. Fox!)

What happens in comedy clubs (usually) stays in comedy clubs

Trivia Question

John Edwards should run for...

Iraqi Army Not Ready to Defend Fallujah

Ahhhhh, memories. Watching Eddie Murphy imitate Jesse Jackson

High Court Rules Against NYT-Refuses To Block Gov Review Of Records

Where's Condi?

Woman faces fines for wreath peace sign

Jimmy Carter on Larry King Live now - 9 pm EST "Palestine Peace Not Apartheid"

Anything new re the anthrax scare at the Lincoln Memorial?

Iraq has reached complete clusterfuck stage. Great idea, BushCo.

Iraq has always been in a civil war-we just took out the enforcer

Scarborough to do report on Dems flexing muscle against Fox News

Of all the Foxnews personalities to finally fight back at, should Chris Wallace really the top guy?

AIDS to be one of top 3 causes of death by 2030

Big Brother vs. Little Brother

What is 'Atomic Poisoning'?

self delete

Is Seinfeld (the show) racist?

Drudge makes light of mourning Iraqi woman with resemblance to Bush

Imus-Does NBC "Think This Is Going To Have" The Same Impact As Cronkite?

Informant says he was asked to lie

First hand report on the ground in Iraq

The Bush land purchase in Paraguay

Bush twins naked and abandoned in Argentina according to Wonkette?

Carbon emissions 90's rise 1% ; now 2.5% rise annually.

Why do so many people think they have the right to dictate

Heads up on upcoming battle in the Culture War

GSA replaces career leader of policy office with political appointee

Cheney on the way out?

A Tired Refrain: "Democrats, Move to the Right!"

Most idiotic "fat"/emaciated reality show choice EVER!

Will * make the right moves in his last 2 years? Oh, please.....

Why Do You Love America?

Larry Johnson:"Go Big" Sure, but with what?

Anyone that thinks there's no hope for evangelicals, listen to this

Hey, chimp...(photo)

Vengeance is Mom's

"Rapture ready" board excited over possible "nuke" of Damascus

A Native Christmas

Never guess who's demanding a list of Concealed Carry Weapons permits?

The gay film New Mexico doesn't want you to see needs your help

POLL: Were your parents BLUE or RED?

Citizen Days for Putting "Impeachment" on the Table! December 10 and January 15.

what heLL hath we wrought?

2882 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

New Daily Show On

Marc Maron will be substituting for Sam Sedar Friday.

DICK ---pix--->>>

Unfreep this AOL poll - rate your confidence in Bush

Time Mag: With subpoena power, Henry Waxman could be the Republicans' worst nightmare

Let's speculate on the long term consequences to US

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

So Where's Our Nancy Pelosi "Daily Prayer Thread"?

NYT:Bush Asking Arab Friends for Iraq Help

I'm A Recovering American

What would Jimmy Carter do with $500 Million?

Media Matters: The War On Christmas Penguins ('Happy Feet's' Liberal Indoctrination!)

Paula Zahn tonight "The Secret World of Deserters".. my letter to her

Ok so I went to Jury Duty

Why I hold Condoleezza Rice in everlasting contempt

Increased airpower in Iraq the solution?

MUST READ--26 stories the media SHOULD report but doesn't.

More Republican corruption.

Freepers on Iraq

Nightline: "US waiting for the Iraqi Government to Fail...."

Why does Bush hate America?

I need help

Just when I thought I had heard it all...something like this comes along.

Dang, You did not get my point, & I apologize about the bad words.

Brad Pitt looks buff, but Graydon Carter is número uno in my book

Why dont democrats just boycott faux news?

Jeebus, Scarborough just qouted Kerry 'Who will be the last man to die in Iraq'

Which changes would you like to see made to the constitution?

A joke too good not to share.

TPM reports K. Harris Comeback in Florida 2008 if.... LINK

USA Today OpEd: in Iraq, the Powell Doctrine took a back seat to neoconservative fantasies

Author Bebe Moore Campbell Dies at 56 (Your Blues Ain't Like Mine)

The Boys at Fark Discuss the Megachurch phenomena. (56kers beware)

Govt Selects Chinese/US co over US based one for baggage/cargo screening systems

caption this Cheney pic..

Seinfeld, Friends, The West Wing: Why AFFIRMATIVE ACTION is still necessary.

Monday TOONS selection

Make your bets--who will be TIME MAGAZINE's "Man" of the Year?

Who do you think history will treat with the most contempt?

how can 30% of Americans still support the bushturd?

The Main Victims Are THE CHILDREN Of Iraq

"He's a faggot! Don't interrupt the straight man! Or we'll ship you to Wyoming!"

Why Ercilia Sandoval Took Her Wig Off

Obama's burden: a new type of corporate-money-backed liberal (NPR)

Asians make up 41.3% of California St. College Freshmen


Inlaw's comment of the weekend

Did anyone see that DIPSHIT on Scarborough demanding that the Daily Show. . .

Tinfoil Theory....(Twins asked to leave Argentina)

Drudge Blows It: Latest Attack On Gore’s Global Warming Stance Falls Flat

Bush is coming to Estonia today...I can't fucking believe it.

Apparently you can say things and then deny you said them.

Why do you hate George W. Bush?

*** TOONS and other Amusements ***


CBS re: Iraq: "does not presently see any reason to refer to the situation as a civil war"

Foul state of affairs found in feedlots

Barney Frank Accuses FOX NEWS Host Of Bias 'Everything Is Aimed At Putting Us In A Bad Light'

Iraq: The War of the Imagination (Mark Danner Reviews Woodward, Suskind, and Risen)

The UN Human Rights Council Is A Friggin' Disgrace.

I don't want impeachment

Classic FR Post RE: Homeschooling

I don't WANT impeachment either

A problem that I have with Gore is....

I literally lose my breath when CNN's Michael Ware reports from Iraq

BushCo shit the bed horribly, and impeachment is off the table

Is this an insult to the military?

In a fashion magazine, President-elected Gore tells us how he really feels about 9/11 Bush.

AP: "Activist's fiery death prompts questions "

Never guess who's demanding a list of Concealed Carry Weapons permits?

Lou Dobbs Just announced

DU Demographic survey #2: Age.

West must prepare for Chinese, Indian dominance: Wolfensohn

I'm looking for that image of Bush & Cheney looking at their watches

Generation Y is turning Left

It's 1991 - Lee Hamilton (Coverup Dem) and Henry Gonzales (anti-corruption Dem)

Nir Rosen: Iraq's civil war will spread for decades to Jordan, Iran, Saudi Arabia

When Will It End?

Looks to me like the victims of plice shooting in NYC thought undercover agents

The dangers of genetically modified food

25 news stories that have been censored this year

Black Gold: A Coffee Film That Has Starbucks Scared

Memo to Nancy Pelosi: Stick to Your Guns...Jane Harmon Must Go!

Why is "" advertizing on DU?

Over 1 Million troops have fought in Iraq and Afghanistan...

An Affront to the People of Oaxaca:A Chronicle of the Battle of November 25

Scareydale calling it a Civil War and saying "Get out now."

Who loves Joe Biden?

How long can the neo cons drag out their precious war?

Get Out. Just get the fuck out.

Is this a hate crime?

Bush's bizarre appointment (More Bush 'bipartisanship')

Likability poll bad news for Kerry

Walmart set to open hundreds of stores in India.

NBC News will now say Iraq is in a Civil War

Why can't we make * use the 500 MILLION he wants to raise for a LIBRARY

LA TIMES: Keith Olberman-Unexpected Folk Hero Whose Anti-Bush Views Drove Up Ratings

Supreme Court Rules Against NYT & Miller

Need help: Patriat akt question: Taking large cash stash on a plane.

Is the word "Cracker" as bad as the "N" word?

Looks like granny didn't shoot the cops

Remember all the Oil execs who Stevens refused to make them go under OATH? Well, We're BACK! :)

June 28, what we ACCIDENTALLY learned from a Hardball commercial break and a live mic

I want Impeachment ...

Keith Olbermann just covered the peace sign Christmas wreath story.

The Dixie Chicks "Shut up and Sing"... Pretty good, and a Freeper reference.

Thoughts on Sibel Edmonds' 'Hijacking' article

I don't believe it! After 11 months, the union hall finally called!

"The Daily Show Has To Maintain Their 'Fair & Balanced' View Of Comedy"

TONS of photos of the two recent rallies in Venezuela to close campaign

Whistleblowers Helped Recover $3.1B in FY06; Halliburton Whistleblowers/Waxman Set New Record in 07?

"If the impeachment provision in the Constitution. . ." --Barbara Jordan

Know your BFEE: Robert Gates did more than keep the doors open at BCCI

Are you pretending?

Bargaining Digest Weekly-Nov 25, 2006

Bill Clinton on the Ellen Degeneres Show Nov. 2006...

Lieberman: they should have thought about it during the primary.

Conservative, Christian, Right Wing, Republican, Straight, White, American Male

"When the President Talks to God" by Bright Eyes--a photo montage

bruno (sacha baron cohen character with "pastor quinn" who loves to "convert" gays)

Silly pundit demands THE DAILY SHOW be "fair and balanced" LOL

Iraqi Kid Runs For Water

Thinking of the USA as a **whole**, which of these actions will cause the most outrage?

Cartoon: Bush Tortures another Dissident...

The Nation's claim: A Republican Takes the Lead on Iraq

house republicans failed to fund veteran mental health programs

Five Years After Getting Favorable Trade Status, China Hasn’t Changed

This Modern World: Ballard Of A NeoCon

DU this poll: a planned withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Do you support such a plan?

John Roberts Tells Kurtz: Iraq Worse Than Media Shows

Project for Excellence in Journalism: TV network websites provided best Election Day coverage

How Ironic? How Fuc#%^&ed up our Iraq mess is, while * is going to Jordan

Dem congressmen and the media need a lesson in "liberal" policy

Today's talking point in the media is, apparantly, Democratic infighting ......

Pounding the Pulpit

McCain = Bush on Steroids

SSP analysis of new Survey USA polls (DeWine, Talent, Santorum, Burns race to the bottom)

If anyone believes GOP taking points are fiction, let's put that notion to rest

Anyone hear Tucker Carlson refer to Islam as a violent religion?

Barney Frank to Fox whore Chris Wallace: "I've got to say, Chris, you have an odd view of balance"

So, my stepfather opens up his Soc.Sec. check "I GOT A RAISE!"

Who will be the first to be impeached?

"The Visit" - how much do you think it's worth?

Phil Donahue Makes Anti-War Film

Fun with Rumsfeld

In 1973 RoeVWade was decided. 33+ years, later repukes are ONE judge away

"Compassionate conservatives" anything but when it comes to AIDS

NBC finally grows a couple . . . bucks WH and labels Iraq conflict "Civil War"

Pryce declared winner in OH - 20th district, automatic recount triggered

Who Shot Brad Will? (Villiage Voice 11/26)

Another country where * not welcome - Jordan

Mr. Diplomacy (A.K.A. The Decider) to deliver fatwa to NATO members: Increase your defense spending

MSNBC: We are now declaring Iraq to be in a civil war

Who are the "insurgents" the msm keeps referring to??

Tweety: "Democrats don't want to be policy makers. That's grown-up stuff...

Claire McCaskill for President!!

Neighbors go to war over peace wreath

Biden kicks off post-election primary quest in SC

Please look at this post from last night and join in the discussion

TOON: Baker tries to fix it

General Abizaid on 60 Minutes - WTF?

The Democrats - The spine implant surgery appears to be a success

Sludge Is Claiming That This Is "Bush In A Burqa"

Fighting Big Pharma.

Are the DNC and the grassroots powerful enough to prevent the DLC and

I think I beat the freakers to this one;

NBC calls Iraq conflict 'civil war'

Bobby tried " to see through the eyes of America's casualties"

Quinnipiac thermometer poll of national leaders

What happened the CHENEY'S "full steam ahead" on Iraq?

Reuters: Biden sets benchmarks for Iraq study group

Al Franken now says we should be leaving Iraq in 4-6 months!

Did you see the posting about V and his Petition?

Edwards and Clinton were for the war before they were against it.

What will Bush do after he leaves the White House 01.20.09

Brownback puts hold on Judicial Nominee because she attended a

Republican donors support Giuliani

That Would Make Denny Hastert President

Tucker Carlson on Iraq: "Wow! No wonder no one thought of a solution. There might not BE one."

Nancy Pelosi in a cat fight with Jane Harmon

Is Bush Sr. the most powerful man in the world?

I need help; your help could help start turning this country around, starting with bankruptcy laws

Oy vey. DURBIN Calls on Supporters to Support OBAMA

I had Dan Rather on my flight last night...

Homophobe Brownback stalls appt. of judge who attended lesbian commitment ceremony.

Dem aides upset Lieberman hired former GOP spokesman (traitor joe does it again)

The media and John McCain

Colorado Homeowner To Be Fined For Peace-Sign Wreath

Would Edwards's 2008 chances be better, had he not run as VP in 2004?

The Solution for the Iraqi War: If we do it right: We fix the Prob, come home as Heros, Iraqi Peeps

Iraq Won't Improve Unless Bush Stops Spinning; Starts Recognizing Reality On The Ground

Democratic Rep. Rom Emanuel on NEW Daily Show tonight!

A Petition that will get noticed. By Sen. Barbara Boxer See her web site to sign!

Dear George, you know you can't get away with it this time, dontcha?

Iraq War Now Longer for America Than WW II - And Continuing to Get Worse

NYT: Yankee Republicans Lose Place in New England: "Word 'conservative' has been bastardized.'"

So why can't NANCY Pelosi be President?

Robert Gates Promoted and Financed Osama Bin Laden "Dec. 10th is Impeachment Day"

Which Corporate Media Generated Prez Candidate would you support?

If 2008 election is between Hillary and Newt or Brownback...?

I would support a Clark or Edwards but Hillary? Forget it!

Keep the Northeast off the '08 ticket

The 06 Election is NOT Over! TX Run Off Election in Dec.