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Archives: December 1, 2006

On Calling Bullshit - Froomkin

(Milton) Friedman Obits by Justin Raines & Doug Henwood

Faith groups urge cuts to AIDS fund (Boston Globe)

Embargo foes see hope in Democratic-controlled Congress

Hearings on Bush's Crimes Will Unite Nation By David Swanson

There is Only One Way to End The War in Iraq, Part I --Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Like Hitler and Brezhnev, Bush is in Denial....

NYT: Idea of Rapid Withdrawal From Iraq Seems to Fade

Polonium 210

Why We Worry About The Things We Shouldn't...And Ignore The Things We Should (Time Magazine)

Paul Waldman: The Incredible Shrinking GOP

Bob Gates & Locking You Up Forever - By Robert Parry

WP: Webb's Icy Exchange Might Diminish Effectiveness

Disembowelled, then torn apart: The price of daring to teach girls (Afghanistan)

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR, 3d) explains 'Why No Impeachment' to us

People like this nutcase make me realize how the Germans just let things go

Supreme Court 'Faith-Based' Case Deals with Narrow, But Important Issue

Vietnam, Iraq, and the M Word

The Importance of Generation Y

SEESHOLTZ: The Evangelical Campaign Against Reality

There He Goes Again By Eugene Robinson(Bush and civil war)

Moral health tip to America: Stay out of draft byANDREW GREELEY

Special Prosecutor investigates handling of pigs on N.E. Ohio Hog Farm

Democratic Power Struggle E. J. Dionne Jr. --WaPo

Pioneers in AIDS Care — Reflections on the Epidemic's Early Years (NEJM)

Bad Manners (Bush v. Webb of course!) Nora Ephron

Iran and Syria Won't Be Riding to Our Rescue By Charles Krauthammer

Been There, Done That (Baker Commission) By Howard Kurtz --WaPo

IRAQ STUDY GROUP GETS AN 'F' — FORCED TO 'REPEAT THE COURSE'

Bush pick threatens women's health

The suffering that betrays a world divided

Radio Spoof Draws Support for Nazi-Like Treatment of U.S. Muslims

The Only Consensus on Iraq: Nobody’s Leaving Right Now (brisk stroll, Dems)

Time To Leave.

Can anyone link me to the N Physicist w/ the fusion reaction

Surprise: Not-so-glamorous conservation works best (CSM)

GM potato trials given go-ahead (BBC)

100-Mile Chef Doesn't Have Cold Feet (BC 100 mile diet winter restaurant menu)

Generating hydrogen and oxygen from water with blood components

As (heating) oil prices dip, those who bought it early suffer (Maine)

Wind energy project gets approval (MN schools)

Millennium Electric to build (105 MW) solar power station in Italy

THIS THING BLOWS! Umm, it’s a wind turbine called the Loopwing. (actual headline)

Suit: Lead Ammo in Carrion Kills Condors - AP

Atlantis Energy Commissions 592 kilowatt Solar Project (CA)

Forecast: U.S. Renewable Energy to Hit 700 GW (by 2025)

Anti-coal groups seek promotion of renewable energy (KS)

UN human rights inquiry: Israel should compensate Lebanon

IDF soldier gets two weeks in military prison for shooting Palestinian

Qassam fired despite truce; militant killed in Hebron clash

Does Israel Have A Right To Exist? By Mark Goldman

The 9/11 Factor and the Mayor of Staten Island And Queens

Cheney: We never said Osama did 9-11

The Global Drug Meta-Group:Drugs, Managed Violence, and the Russian 9/11

9/11 Mysteries (Google streaming video)

NIST White Paper Recommendations

Link to Franklin Co OH Precinct level election results:

X post: Mexican people, Congress not rolling over for stolen election.

i just noticed something strange- '04 numbers in illinois

Election Reform, Fraud, & Related News, FRI. 12/1/06 What Next?

Petition for Paper Ballots (Democracy for America)

Washington Post: Security Of Electronic Voting Is Condemned

Clint Curtis audit finding lots of problems in Florida; campaign requests more help

What were some close Congressional races in various states; I believe some were swung by manipulatio

Demand that the new Congress put paper ballots on the agenda...

UKTelegraph - Halt inquiry or we cancel Jets (Saudi's)

16 Taliban killed, two commanders seized in Afghanistan

Key ministers sacked in Ukraine

Philly Papers, Union to Continue Talks

FDA, lawmaker clash over antibiotic

WP,pg1: Iraq Panel to Urge Pullout Of Combat Troops by '08

Berlusconi suffers setback in Mediaset trial, ally cleared

AP: Rice Prods Congress on India Nuke Bill

New rules compel firms to track e-mails

Huge Iraq spending bill to test Democrats

Labor groups plan anti-war rally

Sixth Grader Tasered

IAEA chief says sanctions alone not enough (N.Korea and Iran)

Manfacturing Contracts, Construction Spending Falls

Former US President (Carter) Calls for International Conference on Iraq

Romanian charged with hacking U.S. government computers (Navy, NASA)

Iran: Iraq Violence Sparked By U.S. Says Top Cleric

Ark. begins faith-based inmate program

Iraq data shows 44 pct Nov leap in civilian dead

U.S. volunteer charged with terrorism in Uganda

Bombs, clashes in Baghdad after PM vows control

MND-B Soldier killed in Baghdad #2887

Facing turmoil, Calderon opts for midnight swearing-in

U.S. helicopters fire in Baghdad, heavy clashes

Iraqis to take over security in north in 3-6 months: US general

Al-Maliki faces revolt within his government (VP wants Maliki’s government gone)

Well-known GOP activist held in sex-predator sting

Millions of travelers rated for terror potential

Ex-mayor pleads guilty to 243 felonies

State: Workers erred in testing

(Public) Schools offering free cars and trucks for good attendence

Bush to meet separately Iraqi Shiite, Sunni leaders

Major Snowstorm hits Midwest!

Woman being used as 'human shield' shot by U.S. forces

This could be disastrous. (On the other hand its hippy heaven)

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday December 1

Russians 'set up hit squad to kill London dissidents'

WP: Webb's Icy Exchange Might Diminish Effectiveness

Ban on CIA’s ‘Guantanamo Express’ from Irish airports

Obama Offers Frank AIDS Talk

Explosive issue pits future jobs against nukes

Yucca coalition presses Reid on 'abusing' powers

RMS announces expanded outsourcing joint venture with New Delhi subsidiary

Well-known (WA state) GOP activist held in sex-predator sting

'Whole world will pay' if US abandons Iraq - Kuwaiti emir

N.H. GOP Settles Phone-Jamming Lawsuit

Seagrass Ecosystems at a “Global Crisis”

Libby Trial May Discuss Terror, Nukes

Bush pledges fight against AIDS, promotes abstinence

GSA Chief Seeks to Cut Budget For Audits

Protesters seek Lebanon PM resignation

Jewish Groups To Challenge Ethics Reform

Pope hailed for praying towards Mecca like Muslims

FM: Russia ready to back sanctions against Iran

GOP Faces Struggle In 2008 Senate Races

Italy pulls last troops out of Iraq

Key Rumsfeld aide resigns:Stephen Cambone

Spy's wife said to test positive for polonium-210; mystery deepens

Spy chief (Negroponte) cites perils in Iraq

Millions of Travelers Quietly Rated for Terror Potential

Foe of birth control to head Family Planning

Some Sunnis in Iraq have a plan for peace

Rice: US has made mistakes in Iraq

Corruption: the 'second insurgency' costing $4bn a year

Brawl Breaks Out in Mexico Congress

Birth control credited with drop in teen pregnancy

Thousands of acres (northern New England) designated wilderness by president

Outsourcer Offers Windows Vista Upgrades -- From Offshore

CNN: Pelosi has chosen Rep. Silvestre Reyes of Texas to take over as chairman of the House Intel

North Korea claims complete success in AIDS fight

CIA Agent Stole Jewelry, Panties

Lebanon prepares for mass protests (Fri)

U.S. Rethinking Iraqi Unification Goal

New (Federal) Rules Compel Firms to Track (Employees) E-Mails

McCain: 'I'm older than dirt'

Man tests positive for radiation (Scaramella - Italian contact)

BBC - US manufacturing activity weakens (lowest in 3 yrs!)

Venezuelan Community Organizers and Local Officials in Get Out the Vote Drive

Gunmen Kidnap Soccer Official in Baghdad

(At least) 388 dead in Philippine mudslides

AP: Faith-Based Charities to Be Reviewed (by Supreme Court)

Britain gives go-ahead to GMO potato trials

Colombia Congress investigates president

Illegal immigrants toiled for (Mass.) governor (Romney)

Any of you DUers ever race cars?

*sigh*

I walked into a large bar at 9:30 am this morning

Serious question: what is a flamewar?

"Contains: Razor Blade. Not intended for Children."

My boss just loaned me "Destined for Destiny"

Whats your storm damage?

Snow Day Movie #2 - Ice Age - The Meltdown

Here's 'The Thing'...(Hollywood remaking John Carpenter classic)

What is your post-to-reply ratio?

RUSH is the GREATEST!!!

In Memory of my cousin. On AIDS Day

It's that time of year again...what are your favorite Christmas cookies?

What's the ideal home computer?

I got sent home from work today...

My father in law wants all the rain and snow you can send to Boulder CO..

Question for the Martial artists

What the hell is wrong with people lately?

How did you respond when first told about the birds & beers?

Cat Owners: Have you ever introduced your cat to a dog?

January 27th, Washington DC, anti-war protest - who wants to go?

Ack. Just brought all the Christmas boxes out of the attic.

The coolest part of using an electric razor?

Besides this one, name the most worthless post here lately.

Kick!

Feeling totally overwhelmed at the moment.... *sigh*

1,3,7-trimethylxanthine...

(LMAO) Get/send a call from Dwight Schrute (The Office)

Thousands Of Bags Of Doritos Wash Up On Beach

Maxwell Smart for President!

Annual 'War on Christmas' greeting selections...

anybody know of a beagle puppy that needs a phone?

I got fired today, no great loss - relief on all sides.

Question for marital artists

Is cooking an unborn ability?

It's so friggen muggy out!

We are having the mother of all sleet storms in MO today.

Should I stay up?

It's My Birthday!

We have anyone on IRC talking to a repub right now?

Trivia

Oh fuck it! It's time for Food Porn you freaks!!!

Omega-3 fatty acids

And now... The Yugo

If I'm a raging stress cadet from GD, can I find shelter

The Lemon Song

Just watched "Two Cathedrals"

My dad always corrected my spelling and grammar.

A Must watch on DVD "House of Cards"

i hate the way sponges smell

Rant #1 - people who don't how to answer the #@*$(&%$# phone

Rant #2 - It's December, so freecycle is 99% "I want! I want!!!!"

Rant #3 - sunny days in December, January, and February

Is this a normal weather "man"?

Where for art thou, Bi_Baby?

Why am I craving sushi?

I think Will Ferrell speaks for just about the rest of the world (re: Lindsay Lohan)

How to RSVP to a holiday party.....

Poetic Justice

I love party shopping lists. They can be so bizarre. Witness:

SO YOU WANT TO JOIN A CULT

Jacob Bronowski: We have to touch people.

Have you ever trusted someone and really regretted it?

...and now a random CIA document

Late night DU chat on Skypecast if anyone's got a mic.

OMD! It's freakin' DECEMBER!

from Wonkette: the best internet discussion board hook up ever.

You cannot look at this pic and NOT believe we are related.. (well maybe not the hair)

Some advice, please?

Parents demand, get panel to pick team — but none of their kids get picked

how long to deep-fry pizza rolls at 350 degrees?

All I can say is...

how does one convert 35 mm slides to a CD-rom?

Ladies 'n' gay fellas!

Awkward Position I found myself in today at the Library w/a young teen

Rant #4 - why the @#$@ can't people R.S.V.P.??!?

Rant #5 - cards that are cheap photos of families all dressed in Christmas sweaters

Meat Cleaver

It's Dec. 1. 8:00 am. 66 degrees.

A Pic For Dog And Cat Lovers Alike!

Out my window at 3A.M Friday Morning.

Where is billyskank?

Congratulations fujiyama!! 10,000 posts

We polled a hundred people....

Police Taser Python To Free Man

Sigh, first call to parents about cheating for this school year...

Share your favorite Google Maps link!

Having Snowy Weather? Good Morning From A Tropical Paradise!!!

Broken Commandments Checklist: How ya doin'?

Furniture for houses with cats and dogs: a question

Your favorite 'Standard Issue' rock album

Man Tried To Put Wife In Oven On Thanksgiving

Welcome to December

Wolfgang's Vault now offering full concerts from back in the late 60's-70's

Dog Groomer Charged With Killing 3 Dogs

If you woke up in the morning and you were the only person left on the planet would you loot?

Southernmost point of the continental U.S.

Santa Clause Banned From Kindergarten Classrooms

Can someone make my headache go away?

Inspired by another thread: weird death commemorations.

Snow day!

Moulin Rouge - Perfect Movie for a Snow Day

I absolutely want to say:

I Think Fred Willard Would Make a GREAT Fox News Anchor

The weather sucks here is Florida....

My take on being gay

I'm the only person in my department who made it to work today

as a minority and immigrant ...i can tell you one thing

FREE HUGS BANNED FROM MALL OF AMERICA!!

K-Fed to test knowledge on gameshow TONIGHT!

TAG! YOU'RE IT!!!

in your face, your grill...

I'm at work, but I'd rather be with John Edwards today.

Best flamewar EVER!

JackMN is much happier today.

Does anyone else feel overwhelmed when redecorating a room?

New Chick Tract: The Elder Gods are Coming!

My friend got a ticket cuz he was my designated driver....

Honeycrisp apples: anything that is that damn tasty

They just admitted my wife to the hospital!

What should I bake?

The Greatest Music Video Mash-Up Of All-Time

Men--do you wear underwear?

`12 Days of Christmas' Cheap Until You Order the Dancing Ladies ($19K)

World AIDS Day Is TODAY

Troop morale boosted by surprise visit from First Dog

The USB ports on my laptop have died out

The Beatles vs. Oasis goes Papal

Happy Friday and happy weekend everybody. I hope all my

Do you have to watch /Dynasty/ to have an attitude?

Have you ever trusted someone and really regretted it?

Guess what people?

So, If you had to choose between a last meal or a last poke....

Hello, my DU peeps. Peep 'dis. LOL funny.

Today just sucks!

Get yer Friday Afternoon Useless Facts here!

Russian politician is very fond of his cat:

Anyone out there with dual monitors?

Guess what people?

Women - Do You Wear Underwear? Because now its hot to not!

She's A Real Left-Winger 'Cause She's Been Down South

Pink Elephant Land Is For Real.......

Ever Try to Wipe With The "Other" Hand??

In Memory on World AIDS Day

Sheesh, it's five o'clock somewhere...

CIA Agent Steals 1,074 Pairs Of Panties

On a lighter note--The praises of beer

Poetry-reading DUers... can you help me out here?

The Allmans

Am I wrong to be creeped out by this?!

I want to date a standard lady but I'm anxious about breeders.

my nephew brought over a bag of shrimp and mashed potatoes for his lunch.

Now this guy is one heckuva good animator!

Question for the iPod people

Seven Day Weekend

Heads up: Al Gore on Oprah on Monday

I just ate a cookie.

Freudian slip?

So, I'm all alone this evening til late...Ask me Anything!

What would YOU do?

I need help from the Loungers -- can someone please give me a drinking straw?

Cheetahs are better than you. Turtles are better than you. Penguins are happier than you.

idiot test

Happy birthday wishes to............

This may be childish of me, but... Senior Housing Assistance Group, or...

Eeepp!

To the Computer Geeks of the Lounge

Boy that Geico caveman sure is sensitive isn't he. I wonder how

Would you say...

Mac Audio Question:

Hmmm... my hatred for Nickelback is slightly tempered by their new song

Need names to counter this image:

Who else is still eating turkey

38 houses/properties

So ever had a sudden desire to listen to an embarrasing song?

George Timothy Clooney! Get in here right now!

The wheels on the bus go round and round.

Connecticut and Massachusetts DUers: How did you guys make out with

How did you respond when first told about the birds & bees?

A Field Guide to Trolls

today would have been my parents 55th anniversary

Whose fault is everything bad - Clenis or Jenis?

(Diving for cover) I'm going to get killed for this post, not to mention flamed...

Well, I think my wife got us banned from a restaurant tonight

Annie HAll on TCM... Damn, I forgot how freakin' funny that movie is...

The Decemberists vs. Stephen Colbert: Round 1

THE funniest Budweiser ad I've seen so far...

I just ate a wookie.

Thai food for dinner tonight. Yum.

THUNDERSTORMS!!! (And 62 Degrees)!!!!11

Dear god my 12 year old daughter is going to a school dance tonight and---

The War on Xmas, The Official Field Manual

Trading Spouses tonight: Religious wars, again.

Did you guys see the size of that chicken?

The miss_american_pie appreciation thread!

Ptah!!

I'm tired, I'm sore, I actually made it to the road. Woohoo!

"Why Do People Have To Fight?"-Herve Villechaize

I'm drunk off my arse - ask me anything

What do you guys think of the Dog Whisperer?

Just when school finally started winding down and I only had a few things to stress out about

Always something there to remind me

If you could have frozen time/progress...

I'm a big fat dork...

GOPisEvil is near!!!!!!!!

I was going to "out" myself in LynneSin's thread

I FINALLY bought a xmas present!

Okay goddamnit

Are you a window peeper?

X-Box 360 problems update, X-Mas shoppers be advised:

This is ridiculous....what does the electric company

My 6 year old is taking stuff from around the house and wrapping them up

Who here is currently in, or has experienced, an "open marriage?"***

I just turned on "Duel" on EMYSTERY. Remember this gem?

I heard one of the saddest stories I have ever heard, today.

kitties!

Your eyes make a circle

Favorite Star Trek Franchise

The drugs are working.

Post pictures of markers or monuments (geographic or historic). "The Exact Spot" type.

I wish I were single so I can flirt with all of you!

Friday Night - How many will be PWI tonight

Chick tracts gone horribly astray.....

Is cooking an inborn ability?

Give me 10 double space pages on the coarse of human events

Question for the Pod people

I'm watching Donnie Darko for the first time right now.

A concentration test, for men.

'Cute Remorseful Puppy' Smackdown: Beagle vs Jack Russell Terrier

To your information

CONFESS!!!!! 'IN' yourself here in this thread!!!

More kitten photos (dialup warning)

Name some really good people who have died young...

Who remembers Space Food Sticks?

So is the whole country covered in snow except Delaware

Revolutionary_Acts04 Appreciation Thread.

Ah, Marky Mark whiskey! 'Tis a heavenly libation, indeed!

Ye Gods. Home on a Friday night!

I'm going to see Kathy griffin tonight

December 1st! Show us your Christmas Desktop!

Childless by choice: Check in here!

OK, did you ever think, just maybe I mispelled when I was signing up?

Need a gift idea?-The Elvis Presley® TCB™ Tribute Revolver (.357 Magnum)

Does your employer have an obligation to clear snow from the parking lot?

When they speak to you of love....

Spray-On Condom Tailored To All Sizes

My ex-husband passed away today, December 1, 2006 (MEMORIAL PHOTOS).

New business question for the MBAs and wannabes here.

How would you classify your accent?

I want to adopt a Standard Poodle but I'm anxious about breeders.

How rude is it to be an adult and let your offspring roam freely?

Fergie - Love her, hate her, don't give a shit?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 12/1/06)

help! just finished my book and don't have another one lined

I have now lost 49 lbs and am half way to my goal. :D

Happy fuckin' Friday. I'm going to a Roller Derby party.

Last month of the year...How has 2006 treated you?

Need recs for a GOOD sports bra

CONFESS!!!!! 'Out' yourself here in this thread!!!

okay it's friday night and ....so post a picture of your bare foot

DM of the Rings (LOTR Parody)

OMG Hilarious rant against PS3/Sony

So, saying it about yourself first, before someone else says it about you?

Need help from DUers with Aspergers

So, If you had to choose between a last meal or a last toke ...

Catholic High School Forced to Perform Musical Without its Name

This says it all to me about the so-called "War on Christmas"

For Sam Harris fans. This year give the gift of reason.

Theist / Atheist views of human nature

Every Old Meme Is New Again

Biotech Century

Meteorite yields life origin clue

New breed of earthquake identified (MSNBC)

Tsunami buoy laid in Indian ocean (BBC)

Generating hydrogen and oxygen from water with blood components

"What a Beautiful Blue Planet". Stunning photos of earth from space.

Der Mittenfuhrer's fight against gay marriage hits snag

Umm...well, since Dreamgirls is spozed to be the hit of the holiday season. . .

Central Michigan wins MAC title!!

Pharaoh's curse or coincidence?

So tell me your opinions about this theory:

O/T In honor of World AIDS Day, I'd like to ask a favor...

AstrologyZone: December horoscopes by sun sign

Veterans Advocate Jim Strickland sounds alarm on Veterans Commission

Fake Vets

kerry on Late edition Sunday.

AP Article on Kerry and '08.

Hey, we had a pretty good week, I say we Party! Pic Thread!

It's been several weeks, where are they now?

James Fallows: Just leave Iraq

Well, it's official -- all my favorite Iraqi bloggers have gotten out of Iraq

"Adopt a Pundit" Update

Main Page MSNBC TV

A synthesis of Kerry's interviews yesterday.

I miss the Senate again.

dupe.

Kerry the "persistent bloke"; dKos diary about Condi and permanent bases

Think I may be done rotating the paws on the nuclear mouser.

Poll ...well sort of here

Got my new D80 in

Any way to add manual focus screen to Nikon D80?

Where can I get 110 film?

A Final Water Falling Over Things 2006 -- The "Lost" Retrospective

Did any other San Fran residents notice the new Pelosi billboard?

Dean and Kerry featured on Hannity & Combes, Just on Now. Prob Repeat.

they see all of the anger

Why isn't Mainstream Media Skewering GIngrich for Anti Free-Speech Remarks?

Wesley Clark on c-span's Washington Journal replay in a few minutes

2,887 U.S. troops now dead in W's war

Why are Republicans so determined to destroy the Constitution?

Cleland won't challenge Chambliss for Senate in '08

2008 Republican National Convention Proposed Agenda (LOL)

Warning: Fake Bank Emails - "ALL Your Passwords Belong To Us" Watch out!

NYT editorial: Bush, Maliki and the Memo: We can no longer afford Bush's refusal to face facts

Have you ever trusted someone and really regretted it?

Like Hitler and Brezhnev, Bush is in denial

Some advice, please?

Has Zell Miller jumped off a bridge yet ??

Day 1,900 With No Osama

Well, Last night I stopped another crime in progress

You must remember this. A kiss is still a kiss...

he is delusional. They hate democracies.

My crusades

U.S. rates travelers for terror risk

HIV 'afflicting global workforce'

Will Bush's continued insistence on six-party talks make North Korea give up their nukes?

HIV impact: Region-by-region

We Can Not Allow this People...W.House will defy Democrats on security: Republican

Gonzo can't think of a mistake he's made, either.

This is the winter of their discontent

Suprise Suprise..Another REPUG busted for SEX.....

Some seriously delusional people calling into Wash J

Rice Gives Iran Weeks, not Months, To Decide on Nuclear Talks - 6/2/06

George Bush you're going to hell: WJ

Comedy Relief: 2006: Did you watch it? I did and I'm just enraged!

Charlie Wrangel: Just another Washington Whore?

John McCain Suicide Watch: Day 23.

Tony Blair: The Bridge (cartoon by Steve Bell)

Monday: National Call-In for Peace Day....

Peggy Noonan gives it to the Chimp

A Reader's Guide To the Hadley Memo: Laura Rozen

No Graceful Exit..... WTF?

Laughton Smalls and Marc Maron on AAR now!

Conservative columnist backs Webb over Bush in "That's not what I asked you" flap

Military Gear At $2 Billion A Month: What A Return On Investment!

Winner of the "Not Understanding The Gravity Of The Situation" award goes to...

Mona Charen coming up on C-SPAN

Holy Crap ! TSA to become peeping toms!!

CNN = Propaganda network. Daily dose includes a story on military morale.

I had this horrible dream last night....

Spector Says WH Will DEFY Democrats On Spying & Interrogation Issues

Editorial: Bush talks nonsense about situation in Iraq

What other means besides controlling the money does Congress have of

== Red Meat Does A Body Good = Mark Morford

Mitt's Presidential Ambitions Just Got Tanked.

It's a good thing conspiracy theories are all bullshit...

Mel's Apocalypto is drenched in blood and pain

HOLY MEXCICANS BATMAN! CNN is now talking about Calderon-Obrador...

Iraq data shows 44 pct increase in civilian dead last month

NYT: "This administration has been orchestrating a foreign policy disaster of epic proportions"

From the DID (delicious ironies dept) - CNN front page, political section -

Pelosi Chooses Rep. Silvestre Reyes of Texas to take over as chairman of the House Intell Committee

So after English is the officially required language in the US

Canada turns to reality show to pick a PM

Bush supporters are loonier, says study

Are you going to download Psiphon?

Freepers on CSPAN have solved the case of the missing WMD

Voter recall of the President??

Bush* will FORCE Dems to withhold funding for war.

I'm SHOCKED! Hypocrisy at the New York Post!!!

To all you Vermonters, an Iraqi visits your state.

What's your terrorist score? HSD keeping 'potential-terrorist' database

DO something.

Bush Talks Nonsense about Situation in Iraq

Did the Prime Minister Malaki of Iraq snub George yesterday?

looking for info on the man who set himself on fire to protest the war

self-delete - computer error

Clueless Chevron Condi

The Arrogance and stupidity of the radical right (long)

Conason: The madness of George

Fiasco In FL -- 18,000 Missing Votes -- May Lead To Legislation Requiring Verifiable Paper Trails

Report Sparks Changes at Pharmacy Chains

Pickles: "But he's the president, so he gets his way on Christmas Day."

War is HELL: 24 White House holiday-season parties

Georgie doesn't worry me as such, even I could tie him up with his words,

Bush's Other Losing War: AIDS

Registered Traveler Program Is Fake Security -- UPDATED

A controversial question, but: newsbusters.org vs. mediamatters.org

Why does Maliki think Iraq will be ready in June? ABC reported this...

The Mystery of the Pump-and-dump Spammers

Do you know your terror score? No you don't and you never will.

50 vehicles off the interstate between Madison and Beloit, WI

Mitt Mitt Mitt, tsk tsk

Aides: Pelosi taps Reyes to head intelligence committee

Should Congress Shut Down White House if Bush Defies Subpoenas?

MPAA kills California anti-pretexting bill

Boy can't sue for being barred from girls' team

Rush plays the sympathy card (re: Stem-Cells, Michael J. Fox and Rush's deafness)

The Sad Truth About Bush and the Iraq War

Me Translate Pretty One Day (Computer algorithms for language translation)

Please critique my LTTE on Bush's new "bipartisanship"

WingNut Daily Continues to Obfuscate on Libel Lawsuit

Marc Maron on Air America

RUSH is the GREATEST!!!

RADICAL FRINGE TOON Friday 12/1 - Penguins seek refuge

Just In Time For World AIDs Day, Religious Right Attacks Global AIDs Fund

Oh for Chris'sake: Another Republican Pedophile

Bush "THE GRINCH" Proposes Federal Pay Raise LOWEST IN 18 YEARS

Stupid Freeptard Comments re: Danny Devito's Bush Bashing

Max Cleland for Secretary of Defense

MESSAGE ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD AIDS DAY - 1 December 2006

Robert Fisk: Like Hitler and Brezhnev, Bush is in denial

George HW Bush, Alberto Gonzales attend secretive Calderon swearing in

An Inconvenient DVD - more on NSTA and Laurie David

Thomas Ricks, author of Fiasco coming up on the Al Franken show

Why Liberals Are Better Than Conservatives

Did George NOT get the mandate or what?

Moral health tip to America: Stay out of draft

Should DUers consider voting for Bush as Time's Man of the Year?

Cheney: We never said Osama did 9-11

Your Boss is now your Big Brother.

Video: Hannity: Swearing on the Koran may lead to swearing on Mein Kampf

Schwarzenegger Calls Mexico Chaos 'Good Action'

Net Neutrality Update -- Markey's back

Pope, while in Turkey, visits mosque, faces Mecca and "prays like Muslims"

Neocon heads exploding? "Iraqi Shiite with Iran ties to visit Bush"

donations for wounded troops

Proof in LBN: bu$h doesn't get it

Smells like a mixture of BullS**t and Napalm in the morning

Al Gore is too fat to run for president--(Just heard on MSNBC)

Little Dick ---pix--->>>

Did the latest pages latest video always have pics and mine just started working?

Who deserves to be Time Person of the Year?

SCARY Fact: U.S. still stores about 10,000 nuclear warheads! See here if they are stored near YOU.

Danger!! Danger!! Muslims praying onboard! Smoke in the cockpit!!!

Bush's heels dug in determination to "stay the course" smacks

Anyone watching the protests

Reuters: Powell says U.S. should talk to Iran

After the IWR vote, shouldn't Democrats re-evaluate their criteria...?

Muslims praying in airports is now considered 'suspicious behavior'?

Grandma convicted of hauling pot to support her Bingo habit

Lamest Homeland Security scare yet

$100 Billion Iraq Spending Bill To Test Democrats

Kami.

U.S. Murder Rate Declined in 2004, Even As Death Penalty Use Dropped

The one thing they CAN'T say...

Its Friday ya bastads!!!!

GO F YOURSELF MR. CHENEY! Leahy vows OVERSIGHT of terror screening!

Laura Rozen: Leaked Hadley Memo Suggests Internal WH Battle on Future of Iraq Policy

Juan Cole: Jordan meeting highlights the contradictions in Bush's Iraq policy

Should the Congress only allow the White House two hours of electricity...

Where is Scott Ritter?

Letter to St. Pete Times and Tampa Trib.

Private HMOs Costing Medicare $5.2 Billion More than Traditional Programs

You heard what I said wolf

So * is looking for someone to replace al Maliki in Iraq?

About Obama

George Bush is funny

I was naive six years ago. Dangerously naive

My LTE to the New York Times

Another Repuke Pervert!

Jimmy Carter, the Anti-Defamation League, The New Anti-Semitism and YOU.

John Dean: Are Congressional Wars Coming? Capitol Hill says yes

Was Sylvestre Reyes a good choice for Intelligence Chair?

Barack Obama is creeping out the Rapture Ready loonies.

Jack Cafferty questions for today:

The world's on fire; yet King George & Queen Laura will host TWENTY-FOUR Xmas parties.

If looks could kill: Murtha hammering Wolfie

Why does Donald Wildmon HAVE to point out that Dennis Prager is Jewish?

Obama wars from Kos...David Sirota vs. some other people

2006 Grinch of the Year nominations:

Helen Thomas Interview

Search engine aids rights workers (BBC)

Explosives found ex-soldiers home (wanted to bomb local school, shoot students)

Strategy in Iraq has been to divide and conquer...using "Death Squads"..

Looks like the Keith Ellison Bible flap is going to blow up into a major story

Bush's Pick for FDA Chief REFUSES to give Congress Subpoenaed info on deadly antibiotic

I have Red on today

POLL: Will pulling US troops out of Iraq shorten the civil war currently raging?

White House is now for sale.

HOW THE SHIFT IN POWER IN CONGRESS WILL AFFECT FAMILY FARMERS

Al Gore vs. IWR supporters who were "deceived"

Newt Gingrich and censoring the net.

Are you glad the Right Wing is attacking cartoon Penguins? I am.

My Day of Reflection – *World AIDS Day*

Air America has a staff meeting at 11AM EST today

Have I failed the Secret Liberal Test? Should I become a Republican now?

So, I'm all alone this evening til late...Ask me Anything!

Laura Bush Unveils White House Christmas Decor

The Dump and Run Congress

Major Snowstorm hits Midwest!

Friedman's Apologia Revisited: "Bush's audacious shake of the dice"

Is it just me, or is there something BIG coming down the pike?

The sheer breadth of Randi Rhodes' knowledge is amazing.

Guardian on Litvinenko Poisoning: "Only the state would have access to that material".

DU This Poll.....Travel Profiled

This radioactive poisoning business is giving me the creeps:

Siem-Enron

Reflections on World AIDS Day...

Soldiers body flies with baggage on Northwest Airlines.

Gates Foundation to Spend all its Money...

How Do We View Illegitimate Governments That Do Not Have The Consent of the Governed?

Sen. Brownback at church say to Sen. Obama "Welcome to my house"

O'Reilly states Bush has failed in Iraq.

Could You Live on $7 a Day?

POLL: Can you imagine being in LOVE with a Republican?

Keith Ellison gets support from Tom Tancredo

MURTHA SMACKS DOWN LESLIE

Gingrich Aide Admits Newt Has No Chance At Presidency

Acute effects of Polonium poisoning ... (wow)

It's World AIDS Day

HIV sufferers in Britain face poverty, hate crimes, stigma, abuse

Gasoline Up $0.17 Since Yesterday - Anyone Surprised?

Who knows someone living with AIDS or HIV?

How does one become a seminar caller on RW talk radio?

What will happen to our fearless JOKER?

When Condi puts on her condescending face, look out for the lies

Assault on press freedom (interesting article!)

"He is the President who does not feel."

1 in 32 Americans in jails, on parole

Anyone else notice the new * pharse: "...as long as the Iraqi government wants us there"

CNN...Evan Bayh is probably going to run for prez....SURPRISE!

Local weatherman flummoxed by pretty flashing lights LOL

Anybody Here Catch This ??? - His Sister In Danger, 4-Year-Old Plays Hero

President's who did not swear on the Bible at their inaugurations

Eye of Newt, Tongue of Toad

Standing up to bullies - no, not in school: Companies and Government bullies

Why is the Polonium Spy Poisening getting so little Press Connecting Dots?

Is Air America Radio streaming anymore?

Petition for Paper Ballots

lewis black - on a rocking chair?

Obstinate, uncompromising bastards

Has anyone heard anything more about Mann Colter's voting fraud

One last poll---- My Balls or Romney?

Link to HRC campaign? Got a reason n/t

How do people think that change will take place....?

Obama will be on Tonight Show-Leno tonight

Officer Uses Taser To Subdue Python (Snake was eating man's hand)

Gee, I wonder if this is a Coulter cousin?

Mona Charen imaginationist opened her mouth again on Wash. Journal

Fox News ‘Unwilling To Fall Into…Tender Trap’ Of Calling Iraq A Civil War

I don't know any Iraqi Vets...but I think some DU'ers know them and they

2 US soldiers accused of sexual assault of a child

$1.1 million to "buyout" a football coach?

VA 's Ability to provide benefits worsens

(TOON) Steve Bell on the "Special Relationship"

Quick question about the DLC

When is a door,not a door?

Gov. Linda Lingle (R-HI) takes the oath of office upon a Jewish Torah

Power is back on for now, but I am p*ssed about this

Bush, legacy, LBJ

The next time a Democrat runs, (s)he ought to say

Bullshits!

Malloy believes he will be on both XM and Sirius.

NCLB is ruining our schools...Truancy is a major cause of schools not making AYP

The present oath of office debate is making me laugh.

What stance do the current Dems take regarding the Patriot Act?

Audit of Fla. 13 Voting Machines Ends as Fight Rages On (Jennings sues maker of iVotronic)

Sadr-Bush Breakthrough on Iran

They really have sold the WH!! CNN report

Last Minute TOONS

US helicopters fire in Baghdad, heavy clashes

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

New rules compel firms to track e-mails

Anyone Notice How The Chill On Free Speech Is Beginning To Wear Off???

Common PTSD Drug May Be Useless

"Did Howard Dean Write The Ahmadinejad Letter?" and other stupid memes from religious sites

Pathetic, Petulant, Pompous, President's Craptastic Jordanian Adventure

Based on what I posted yesterday, looks like I need a lawyer

Why I love DU

Senator Obama is going to be on Jay Leno tonight

How do you feel about Zoos and Aquariums?

Debating death for child rape

Meet Bill Olielly in Person this saturday

Sibel Edmonds: America's Watergate

Does bubble boy have pickles on a budget and all she can

A NATION OF ADDICTS

Controversial X-ray scan to be used at (Phoenix) Sky Harbor

Robert Gates - and locking us up forever.

Ann Coulter, "If I were a man standing around men."

I don't really care for Lindsay Lohan, but I despise dishonest journalism

About the whole America, or should I say Amerika=Nazi Germany

Crime takes hold of new New Orleans

Dewey the cat dies in librarian's arms:

New Rules Make Firms Track E-Mails, IMs (Your company is watching what you post at DU at work )

Was Gates tapped because of his Contra experience in Nicaragua?

Motion Picture Association of America kills bill to prevent theft of personal information

Senior Pentagon official Stephen Cambone to resign

If a muslim prefers to swear an oath on the koran...

Bill O'Really: "I'm a fact-based guy."

Amazon schedules a special sale for Sunday morning, fundies flip out.

Freeper Logic on AIDS and sex. Gag alert & Stupid alert.

THE INDICTMENT: United States v. George W. Bush et al.

"the most morally hideous and deeply racist column"

Dallas Star's letter to the dixie chicks

Pope Benedict in Turkey (freedom for me but not for thee)

Personal products needed for wounded servicemembers at Walter Reed

Portland, OR - DU MEET-UP - Saturday!

Documentary contest clips - vote now. . .

"WKRP in Cincinnati": The Christmas Episode

Supreme Court takes 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' free speech case

Dennis Kucinich: There is Only One Way to End The War in Iraq, Part I

Sign DFA's new petition: Tell Pelosi we want PAPER BALLOTS in the first 100 hrs!

Wouldn't the talk of impeachment now be conviction before trial?

Le Plot Thickens Part 4-Larisa Alexandrovna On Russian Spy Poisoning

Should American Democracy continue as it has or is it time for a change?

Paraphrasing Ghandi, if asked: "What do you think of American Democracy?"

WaPo Page 1: Paperless Voting Machines 'Cannot be Made Secure'; Brad on TV on Election Meltdown 2006

"Empire" and the second Civil War. AWESOME!!111!

Jacob Bronowski: We have to touch people

800,000 on streets in revolution to put Lebanon in hands of Hezbollah

NYT: No joy at the White House, despite holiday garb

DC gasbags blaming "weak-kneed" American people for Bush's war gone bad

Parents get mass truancy warning

My one beef with the metric system:

Sioux Nation wonders when U.S will pull out of the Dakotas

A worrying thought from Matson and other TOONS

'Breakfast with Santa' banned (PTA fundraiser- war on christmas heating up)

[Globalization] Economic Occupation: The World Bank and IMF in Iraq

"Already Too Busy for Civility " Webb vs Bush

Are icebergs, asteroids and ozone holes forms of temotional errorism?

Al Gore To Be On Oprah Winfrey Show

All I want for Christmas...

what's the matter with Afghanistani men???

Mexican inauguration - punches/chairs being thrown - Poppy due as guest

trumad enters treatment for his hetrosexuality...

Ending Violence Against Women

The headline Andy Stephenson was waiting for.

So, anyone else heard of this "Amero" nonsense?

Choose-Your-Own-Conspiracy!

Ariz. Cop Had Black Men Rap Away Ticket

Dustin Hoffman: Bush manipulated 9/11 attacks to facilitate the invasion of Iraq

Your opinion, please.

Trashing the roads...

Sixth Grader Tasered

I need the chart showing the profits since 9/11 in the defense and aerospace industries

Bush and his minions greatest fear about leaving Iraq

Myth of the 'Twinkie defense'

Halliburton/Cheney and the New Federal Court Rules

Help protest the Christians' stealing Yule again this year!

THE Solution to the Illegal Immigration Problem

The GOP Attack on the Social Security Trust Fund and FDR’s Legacy

What's the most outrageous thing you've heard a RWer say?

The Nation: Olbermann's Hot News - DISSENT SELLS!

Diabetes is a major bitch--no matter who suffers from it--even Tweety..

Terrorist ratings and nudie x-ray searches..watching Countdown now?

Nightline: Why don't the Christian Right care about the poor & sick

8 of 10 Coast Guard cutters yanked off patrol in Keys

Cheney's Defiant Posture Is Understandable: He Is the Likely Target - By John Dean

Michael Savage: Jimmy Carter is an anti-American, anti-Semitic swine.

Holy Shite: Was the polonium mechansim of delivery this simple?

BOOK TV Schedule - December 2nd - 4th

Let's have a conversation about HIV/AIDS.

GOP is a "National Party No More." Kevin Drum says it's a Texas party.

Great bumper stickers that I won't see in this neighborhood.

Has the sheet covering Lady Justice's boobs at the Justice Dept. been removed?

Mercury-free Flu shots....Trying to find one for my 3 y.o. son...any ideas?

Livestock Responsible for 20% of Greenhouse Gasses

What are you going to do about retirement? Got a plan?

Please read and help! I really need my Democratic friends...

Vehicles Used In Iraq Car Bombings Were Stolen In The US

observations on barack obama and gun control

Mexican pretender Calderon can't be sworn in in public because

Chris Matthews Hospitalized

CNET's James Kim and family missing -- have you seen them? US NW DUers

Put that SOB in JAIL NOW! Defund AF One! Lockdown the White House! Stop HIM!

State Of The Union - GW Bush is a dose of sunshine...

Hunter S. Thompson on Richard Nixon and More

Bush Girls Gone Wild!

WILLIAM F BUCKLEY - IRAQ WAR A FAILURE...

Nixon - The Checker's Speech - with commentary

Gun Confiscations In New Orleans

Refuge Of Last Resort: New Orleans Katrina Documentary

Ramsey Clark on US Government 7:45 min

Big News of 1941 - 1941/12/24 (1941) - Universal Newsreel Year in Review

With America Distracted by Sex, Iraq Explodes With Violence...

Beautiful Rendition of our national Anthem

Media Matters releases study on Sunday shows...

Colbert Defends Limbaugh For 'Carrying The Water'...

Ann Coulter: Plagiarist...

Bono's message for World AIDS Day

Rise Up

Gore Vidal on Bush and the Iraq War - Tavis Smiley Show...

Gen. Zinni NWO

Big Brother

Motivations and The Defense Monopoly...

Pirates and Emperors

Bush's Border Control

ACCU Terror Forecast

Our friend Dick Cheney...

ARAVOSIS: GOP Assaults Marriage with Divorce, Hookers ...

CBC talks with Belinda Stronach and John Manley about Dean's speech

MEDIA-OPOLY 2:26 min

21 Nazi Chiefs Guilty, Nuremberg Trials. 1946/10/08 (1946)

Living Colour - Terrorism (Bass Solo Peice)

Re: Inside Limbaughs Studio As He Mocks Michael J Fox

Rummy's slip-o-the-tongue....or was it a Freudian slip? Listen up....

War Corporatism...

GOP self pity

Al Gore's X Prize Speech - Former VP Al Gore condemns the Bush Administration's new Space Policy...

Why We Fight Trailer: Great Documentary. A Must See.

Were You Thinking Something Was Going To Change? Ha!

Iraq: Every once in a while the Pentagon releases a report saying...

Rep. Ben Chandler (D) KY-06 will NOT run for governor in 2007

Iraq Panel to Urge Pullout Of Combat Troops by '08

Legal Issues in Pryce/Kilroy for Congress recount---Ohio

BAKER SAYS 2008

Interesting 2000 article about speechmaking politicians and public expectations.

Hire Sam Jackson to deliver message to Bush

Are there any Fundamentalist Bushtians

Even Foley will keep his $32,000 pension

Riding the BushCo Duncemobile

Facts Be Damned- Media Bias Alive on Both Sides

Here is the winner of the Bush vs Bush Photo Caption Contest...

Anybody pick up on this little Bush/Iraq change?

Interesting Research on 2006 Campaign cycle

If the "Republican" controlled Congress had voted down the IWR,

World AIDS Day: Will Dems challenge "the Luxury of Abstinence?"

Touch Screens? Vote Yes or No

Flip-Flop McCain Crashes Der Mittenfuhrer Romney's Party

Illegeal Aliens Toiled for Governor (Mountain Meadows Mitt Romney)

Remember Shock and Awe ?

Protesters seek Lebanon PM resignation

O'Reilly's War Against Himself

Stop Mitt Romney

Illegal immigrants toiled for governor (Mitt Romney!)

CNN just did a "Drunk on TV" segment and mentioned Shrub?

no comment on David Schuster's week hosting Hardball?

Frist's Exit Creates Void For Southern Republicans

Fiasco In FL -- 18,000 Missing Votes -- May Lead To Legislation Requiring Verifiable Paper Trails

Romney: Marriage is between a Man and a Woman.....

The one question every '08 candidate MUST answer

Obama Meets With Iowa Advisors For Gore 2000, Kerry 2004

said on AAR yesterday, rumor has it the bush twins were in

My Response to UTs "Young Conservatives" ACLU Nativity

Quiet warfare: Few have been paying attention to that other ongoing terrorist threat (MSNBC)

Are we doing opposition research for the Right?

Alabama attorney general. I HAVE to blow off some steam.

It's been several weeks, where are they now?

American Family Action Alert!! American Family Action Alert!!

DC might FINALLY get a vote in Congress ... what do you think about this?

AP: Vilsack Criticizes McCain on Iraq

Murtha Raises Alarm Over Study Group, Warns ‘Kissinger Came Out With The Same Type of Thing’

He (B*sh) said it, not me!

we have a chance to change No Child Left Behind this next year.

Jebbie going to RENT a $5,000 per month condo in Coral Gables.

What is the chance Al Gore will run for president in '08?

I am a little worried that there's so much talk about 2008 when the 110th

Ford’s Idea on Negative Ads

Anyone know how that Al Qaeda attack is going on the financial/banking

U.S. economy or Baghdad: Which will completely free-fall into chaos first?

Obama on faith and "a new and better politics," from today's speech (VIDEO)

Obama's Secret Strategy Session

Net Neutrality champ Ed Markey to chair the House Telecom and Internet Subcommittee.

GOP Must Fear Obama 2008 .... Already Playing The Race Card

Clark or Kerry?

Massive terror screening on Americans' international travel draws outrage

Was the Iraq Study Group a "scam" to get through the election?

Controversial X-ray scan to be used at (Phoenix) Sky Harbor (Airport)

Need help with an item I found at an antique store.. Can anyone give me more info on this item

the unintended beneficial byproduct of republican hubris

"Arab world was left dumbfounded" by Bush, Maliki summit

Obama will be on Jay Leno tonight ...

A Plan for Iraq? Hillary Clinton vs George W. Bush. Who Will Be Last to Have One?

Analysis: 85 GOP House Seats Could Be At Risk In 2008

Dodd Mulling 2008 Presidential Run

Obama to Brownback: "This is my house too - this is God's house"

Let's recap the REAL REAL reason we are suffering a Bush2 administration and their wars

Why is a Progressive Smearing Obama When He's Supposed to be a Progressive Himself?

Why On Earth Would Jim Webb Be Nice to George W. Bush?

O.K...one last one. Vilsack or Hillary Clinton?

HuffPost: "Do you want the U.S.A. to win in Iraq? Yes or No?"

TIME: The Phony Argument Against an Iraq Timetable

O'Reilly: "It doesn't matter whether there is a civil war there— that's a media-driven situation"

Kerry or Edwards?

is the Democratic Leadership Council necessary?

Why is gay marriage an issue for the courts?

To those who knew the IWR was a "vote for war":

It's A Wonderful Life dubbed "subversive" by Hoover's FBI....

Why didn't afterglow last longer?

How come WE knew?

AAAAAALLLLLL I am SAAAAAAAAAYING is GIIIIIVE PEACE a CHAAAAANCE

Republicans to lose their Bible-study room in the Capitol

The Democrats who were responsible for the Vietnam War

Ellison Taking Oath On Koran. What's The Problem?

Top 5 Worst Americans in last 100 years?

“ACLU Nativity Scene” at the Univ. of Texas at Austin

Evan Bayh launches exploratory committee

We have to push populist bills we know bush will veto.

Hillary May Skip Iowa Caucus

Barack Obama can't win the presidency because he is black(True/False)

Rotating Primaries

Clark or Edwards?

Recession Likely

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