Democratic Underground

Archives: December 20, 2006

Larry Chin:"Geopolitical lumps of coal for the world"

Homeless Demand Our Aid

The Nation: Get Carter

Mozilla fixes Firefox and Thunderbird bugs

Support Our Troops by Jane Hamsher at Firedog Lake


NYT: Iran President Facing Revival of Students’ Ire: "Death to the dictator!"

Inside the “bloodiest war on record for journalists” from a writer who has been warned not to return

Behind Bush's "new way forward" by Sidney Blumenthal - Salon

Brown's first job must be to break free of US shackles

Dems win with antiwar voters then back "troop surge" & war funding

The $2 Trillion Dollar War

Losing the war, as well as the battle BY FAREED ZAKARIA


Column on Ollie North Yucking it Up-Not Mentioning Marine Escort's Death

Preaching to the Democratic Choir is America's Salvation

Reclaim Democracy: Transnational Corporations Dodging Taxes through "Transfer Pricing."

Out of touch' Bush wants to boost size of Army

Robert Scheer: Bush Just Can't Kick the Habit

John Nichols, The Nation: If Cheney's Talking, He Should Talk to Congress

It's official: Lieberman and Co. lied about "hacking" - Daily Kos

The Age of Mammals

Crisis Group Seeks 'Clean Break' in US Strategy (JIM LOBE)

The Guardian: Dark days ahead for Kabul

Can We Decrease the Violence in Iraq by Leaving?

Holy warriors set sights on Iran (Asia Times)

(Questions for) Cheney on the Stand

Pentagon wants $99.7B more for Wars

Bush Determined To Escalate War & Increase Killing

Again: Iraq solution is sooooo simple!

Chris Floyd: Assault on Red Crescent an Escalation in Iraq

Tariq Ali: The War is Already Lost

Government abuses hurricane victims....

Have We All Been Played? by Steven Weber at Huffington Post

Voters, party chiefs say political system broke

Syria in Bush's Crosshairs - Time/CNN

The Retreat from Empiricism and Ron Suskind's Intellectual Scoop by Jay Rosen at Huff Post

On the War, Determined to Go His Own Way: Bush policies will not be changing

Iraq Troop Buildup Idea Worries Generals

Outsourcing: Beyond Bangalore!

Dowd: Flunking Our Future

Gene Lyons on The Long Wait

Gilded Apartheid for the Old?"


'Ask Me About Guantánamo' H. Candace Gorman

How Beckett's answers raise more questions on Iraq

Government leaving Hicks to 'rot'

Do America and Israel want the Middle East engulfed by civil war? (JONATHAN COOK)

EPA library update

MIT engineers a modified yeast which produces 50% MORE ethanol in LESS time!

TXU Applying To Build 2 New Power Plants In PA - Yes, They're Coal-Fired - Dallas Morning News


Climate Change vs Mother Nature: Scientists reveal that bears have stopped hibernating

Massachusetts Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Cape Wind

Australia To Hit 127% Of 1990 Levels Of GHG Production By 2020

Firm admits ships dumped oil off Maine (pays record fine: $37 M)

The coming fight for oil (China, Chicago Tribune)

ESA Projects To Concentrate On Color, Temperature As Ocean Climate Indicators - AFP

Japan population 'set to plummet' (30% over next 50 years)

D.C. suburban agency signs wind-power deal. Will save $20 million over 10 years.

Study: Long U.S. Work Hours are Bad for the Environment

Survey shows Britain caught the green bug in 2006

American Chemists Attempt to Hydrolyze Ethanol Byproduct to Improve Economics.

More wind power coming to San Antonio

Merkel To "Press" Bush On Climate In January DC Meeting - AFP

Chinese Photovoltaics

Sources Say Harper Will Dump Ambrose As Environment Minister In January - Canoe

China Restricts Grain Production For Biofuels - AP/IHT

Across Europe And Into Russia, The Wait For Winter Continues - WP

1500-Thick Blanket Of Bushfire Smoke Covers Melbourne, Producing Worst Air Quality On Record

British Snails, Shellfish & Seaweeds Shifting North Rapidly - BBC

Questions On How Shell's Sale Of Sakhalin Hits Its Reserve Replacement Plans - Rigzone

World Bank - Angolan Oil Production Will Peak In 2011

Pemex Total Production Off 171K B/D YOY November 2006: Total Crude Off 148K B/D Same Period

Fish deal put forward in Brussels (BBC)

Like the Taliban

Israel may release tax funds to Abbas: sources (Reuters)

Israel 'used chemical weapons in Palestinian lands': minister

US compensation lawsuit against Ya'alon dropped

Israeli freed by Hezbollah in 2004 admits drug deal

Bnei Brak rabbis: Don't rent to Arabs

The “Hoax” That Wasn’t: The July 23 Qana (Lebanon) Ambulance Attack

Al-Qaeda calls for Palestine jihad

So many here claim that the towers didn't

an interesting shared scandal between bin Mahfouz and Victor Kozeny

NEW VIDEO: plane over the pentagon

9% Failure of DRE Printers, ADA Touch-screen Not Accessible

Election Reform, Fraud & News Wed 12/20/06-Democracy Too Important To Leave To Chance

Larger Audits Required to Confirm 2006 US House Races

Death Bed Unity for HCPBs (Hand Counter Paper Ballots)

Military Role in U.S. Embassies Creates Strains, Report Says

Baghdad bombings kill 15

Qaeda's Zawahri says Palestinian elections futile (new video)

Skelton: More troops in Iraq 'won't mean a thing'

U.S. defense secretary arrives in Iraq

High vitamin D levels cut MS risk

Blair warns of 'global struggle' (BBC) {accidentally speaks truth}

Dumping by tanker nets record fine

Suit asks to see inside vote machine

Iraqi ‘Insurgents’ Made Strategic Gains: US

Tory attack over 45-minute claim

Gates Inherits The Mother Of All Messes

Contractors Lost in Pentagon Bureaucracy

FBI releases controversial Lennon files

LAT: Top general in Mideast to retire (Abizaid)

Ohio Congressman Is Selected for Ethics Leadership

Tape contradicts Ros-Lehtinen (Castro assassination comments)

Al-Zawahri: U.S. should talk to al-Qaida

NBC started a special Report---Bush talk will be on soon-they are waiting

Bush says for first time that U.S. is not winning in Iraq

Feds approve FSSA outsourcing contract

10 housing markets ready for a fall

High Levels of Vitamin D Appear To Lower Chance of Developing MS

'Mass purges' at Iran universities

Lamont camp cleared in hacking of Lieberman Web site

Irving wins appeal on Holocaust denial in Austria

Giant {UK} ID computer plan scrapped (BBC)

India's November Exports Up 34 Percent

Man indicted for planting 'logic bomb' in company's IT systems

Reuters: Democrats increase pressure on US health official (oust Keroack)

Transformer explodes near Nashville courthouse (five taken to hospital)

Baby is sent through X-ray machine at LAX

BREAKING: (PA) Slots Decision in - GETTYSBURG DENIED!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BBC: Heavy fighting erupts in Somalia

AP: France Pulls 200 Troops From Afghanistan

CNN: Search for climbers now recovery effort

Furor in Italy over "Gay Nativity' in Parliament

Public Universities Chase Excellence, at a Price

Report says poor students shortchanged

Anthrax Vaccine Contract Voided, Thwarting Administration

AP: Pentagon wants $99.7B more for wars

Attorney argues FCC rules on profanity unfair (Fox Network)

CNN: Blair slams Iran as extremist and calls for US action.

Divided FCC Approves New Cable TV Rules

AP: U.S. Warns Sudan of Possible Action

NYT: Georgia Man Fights Conviction as Molester (also see thread in GD forum)

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday December 20

Freightliner plans Mexico factory despite layoffs elsewhere

Bush bash: the gift that keeps giving

Romney appoints 4 to bench despite vow of no "lame duck" picks

Six countries could lose US trade benefits - USTR

Boy hurt by cannon blast feels twice wounded (Gets Threats not Sympathy)

California Supreme Court to Decide Gay Marriage Cases

87 dead bodies found throughout Iraq. Many tortured

British soldier 'gave Army secrets to Iran'

U.S. may send second carrier to Mideast Gulf

U.S. Hands Najaf Province Over to Iraqi Forces

Judge Reverses Species Protection Ruling

FBI Investigates N.Y. (REP) Senate Leader

Lieberman Calls For More Troops

Repeat Iraq Tours Raise Risk of PTSD, Army Finds (50% more likely after 1st tour)

(Senator) Coleman opposes surge in U.S. troops in Iraq

The Top 1% Pay 35% (of ALL IRS Collections)

Feds Probe Joe (Bruno -- Leading NY Republican)

Bloggers must disclose sponsored posts

Iraq war memorial vandalized

Triple threat targets Word users (BBC)

Budget chief: 2007's Iraq war costs will exceed Bush administration's projected $110 billion

Mailbox may be the polling center for next elections (Denver voting by mail in May)

US Coast Guardsman jailed over Ku Klux Klan fliers

US judge rejects Iraq war veteran's lawsuit over 'Fahrenheit 9/11'

Report Says Poor Students Shortchanged

Secrets to Be Declassified Under New Rule at Age 25

Venezuela Jobless Rate Falls to Eight-Year Low

Oaxaca Protesters Describe Jail Beatings, Abuse by Police

Bush says Mary Cheney will make a "fine, loving mother"

Bush Calls for Bigger Army

«The Scream» (Munch) is ruined beyond repair

Bush puts conservative on public broadcast board

Kentucky court officials to get Spanish language immersion

Poland ponders giving Jesus an earthly realm

AP: Insurgents have thwarted U.S. in Iraq, Bush says

(Senator John) Thune: Johnson Is 'Making Progress'

Bush to sign new law Wednesday that changes postal operations

Costa Rican leader to give salary to poor

'I have no future' -- Jeb Bush tells reporters

Report Says Berger Hid Archive Documents (Under Construction Trailer)

Chicago's 'Schindler' who saved 8,000 Poles from Nazis dies

AP: U.S. military says two soldiers killed in bomb attacks in Iraq

Huge Southern Baptist Church rocked by sexual abuse charges

Long-Rumored Shuffle of Generals Expected

(Virgil) Goode stands by anti-Islam letter

Radio, TV Martí face a congressional probe

AP: Wilson Challenges Subpoena in CIA Case

Kerry: Syria leader wants to assist in Iraq

Bush links minimum wage to tax break

Reuters: Raul Castro calls for more policy debate in Cuba

Loss for one is another's gain Applicants line up to fill jobs left empty by Swift plant raid

I found something I don't hate

Read post # 8, #11, and #22, and then you will know ALL!

When is the Brazilian Joke's birthday

We finally broke down and turned on the furnace tonight!


You know what really grinds my gears?

To all my dear worried friends.......

Hello :o) who's here?

The Customer of the Day demonstrates how not to rip off the Army


Need feedback...

A little lower ... that's it ... right there!

It is frustrating

Help me stay awake...

Man Assaults Co-Worker With Meat Hook

Need hugs...shitty night at work

Kind of funny, but I think not really appropriate...

I have been working from 8.00am to 10.00 pm...Ask me anything..

"Finally I'm in a size 22"!

Man Wins Lawsuit After Injury On Job ("Devout Christian" Forced To Turn To Hookers)

It is uncanny

I'm sick of Christmas already.

The product (*gift*) so good they can't keep it in stores

I've absolutely had it!

Anyone seen BareNakedLady???

Baby monkey on Africam!

YeGods ....

Need one of those "patches"...well, here you go! Great as a gift

I suddenly *need* a beer.

A little Christmas Spirit

I'm an atheist with two favorite Christmas albums sung by Neil Diamond and

Naughty or Nice?

The best PMS defense is a good offense

Why am I always wide awake at 1 a.m.?

Beware the Sleigh Ride!

Unprecedented court ruling in Detroit, Michigan

Grandmother Drives Scooter Into Storm Drain

What percentage of couples don't have post-marital sex?

5 Percent of Americans didn't have premarital sex

The phrase "premarital sex" is stupid

anyone watching africam?

Rut Roh! Peggy has the paddle out!

Medical question.

Prag's World Famous Snow Ice Cream Recipe

Small town entertainment--House fire by my place today PIX

I have attended spinning class twice a week over the last month. I am SORE.

My furnace is pissing me OFF.

What cloud are you on?

DC Du'ers: What should I expect in DC early Jan? What to do?

Britney: Pretty! Pretty!

Furor in Italy over "gay nativity" in parliament

Listening to Steely Dan's Katy Lied Outtakes and Gaucho Outtakes

Hey, Ava! You still on Cloud Nine?

The numbers are in from the annual Big Texas Toy Run

In serious need of MP3 101 - please help the ignorant here

Santa Clause Catches Streaker

Firefox plugin - Bush countdown timer.

Colorado: It's a snowing a bit out there, yeah.

Tonight is the Third Annual Midlo PF Christmas Party.


#1 way to spot a freeper

Woman Puts Baby Through Airport X-Ray

Describing Jeff Gannon?

Good Morning, Everybody!

Pippin the Dog: Please Teach Me to Pee in the Snow

Does anyone here work at Parkland Hospital in Dallas?

Chris Isaak

How Much Does Justin Timberlake Suck? I Mean BIGTIME!!


7 Injured As Rival Gangs Of Monks Storm Monastery

Question for cat people of the Lounge

Is it just me, or are the stores full of crap this year?

Cats that look like Hitler?

3 posts until the big 3000

I got a Freeper spiked on Amazon!

Do you wrap gifts "from Santa"?

which do you prefer

who has a good gerbil soup recipe?

OMG, it's the 20th of December

My new toon strip - out of context.. feedback appreciated

Vent: My GF's family giving her grief for NOT doing Christmas anymore!

Prep for the Midlo PF thank God this fucking year is over party.

For the crooner lovers: Dean and Frank! Merry Christmas....

Congratulations JI7!! 20,000 posts

Could someone please tell me how to do the desktop capture thingie

matcom dreamed of me last night, and when I woke up, my pillow was gone.

Another BC I don't get. I'm sure it's offensive.

KUSA TV: Denver airport closed, 1,600 flights canceled due to weather


A Prayer for the Denver Restaurant Delivery Driver

What are the other CSI shows like? (Miami and NY)

I just got carded.

Iraqi soldiers eat frogs, rabbit at handover ceremony

its real simple--

I'm snowed in

never mind--must have been a glitch in the system


So much for "Neither rain, nor snow, nor dark of night,"

Holy crap!

What's the best way to hunt snowbunnies?

Pet Pee Thread

It's it too early for a cup of coffee with a shot of Bailey's in it?

Dispatches from the Loony Bin:

Wee Pee thread

No, Eloise, there is no Better Business Bureau for crack dealers

What do you leave for Santa?

What's there to live for?

Congratulations Blue_in_AK!! 10,000 posts

Congratulations karlschneider!! 10,000 posts

TIVO help?

Best. News. Conference. EVER!

Woohoo! I just got a $10 gift certificate to.....

Ferrero Rocher should not be allowed to sell crack.

This is Soooooo NOT a SEX thread!

Happy Birthday aQuArius!!!

Congratulations Redstone!! 20,000 posts

Lawmaker won't apologize for "Islamophobic" letter

My boss just gave me a sewing machine!!!

boo baby! picture thread!

Radio Lady Discusses: Clint Eastwood's movie "Letters From Iwo Jima" a sensation in Japan!

My 7000th Post!

what is the fountain about anyhow?

Best male crooner ever

Operation Nipples

Aging with a smile

My crush and I just came up with a toy that would piss off

Boondock Saints, now on Spike TV...

Happy birthday ElFuego!!

Anyone want a horn to honk?

I raked every last damned leaf

So, I am STILL trying to get my car back (Subtitle: Miss SeattleGirl's

DU...Any vibes request, please

Africacam addicts. Please help me out.

Just did something that I NEVER thought I'd do....

Children Pelt Santa Clause With Mince Pies

Pee Wee thread

The Tacky Christmas Light Tour of Richmond

"If you need money, feel free to ask."

If you're sending gift cards in the mail

Oh I get it, so that's why Bush is increasing the size of the Army and Marine Corps...

Wish me luck

Squeech plays live in Boston

Have Lounge mods EVER been SO prudish and yet - *SO* - SEXY?!!1

Favorite music for "amorphous moments?"

Some asshole keeps calling us and not talking.

Weird Al interviews K-Fed and Jessica Simpson

Requesting those legendary, patented lounge vibes, please!!

Women are so full of it


I've got another cold...

What has your pet done for you lately?

Me & Mr. Dinger Have Been Married 26 Years Today

OK this is just weird

Snow Ice Cream recipe

Whoa, look at this picture of me in my birthday suit!

'Frosty the Snowman with an Attitude'


Am I the only one here who LOVES BB King?

DU...Bad vibes request, please

Whoo! Look at this picture of me in the sexy robe my husband gave me!

My kid wants a guinea pig

Romper, Stomper, Bomper - Bu

I'm so happy I could just about tongue-kiss the whole Lounge!

I had premarital sex with the bottom 5% of America.

real-time, ever evolving art site...dreamy, trippy, cool

Do you ever feel invisible?

I leave Gray alone for five days and she turns into me?!?

Another gift to piss off your fundie friends...

The "Santa question"

Well, there was this movie I seen one time,

I had a colonoscopy today, ask me anything.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 12/20/06)

Fill in the blank: The only thing I want for Christmas is___________.

The REAL Meaning of Christmas

Oh no!! It's...SCUT FARKUS!!

Pet peeve thread

I get smarter as I get older.

I am 38 years old yet my father treats me like a child

YouTube is beginning to suck!

Christmas season, 1969. I won the lottery. #26 out of 365.

NoCal DUers -- who else felt the earthquake???

I had premarital sex with 5 Percent of Americans

Want to see what I got Underpants for XMas?

Oh, Snap! My Mom's funny/sad reply to me re: Laura Bush

Post a "Heart Attack On A Plate" recipe

Scarface on AMC!!

Best female crooner ever

Landmark Forum - why I should go to their special evening

CONFESS!!! Your top 10 music albums of 2006

We are getting a puppy!

Pay rise today!


Good news/bad news and a question

CONFESS!!! Your guilty music pleasure

Favorite music for "amorous moments?"

Sweet mother of pearl! It's a blizzard here in Denver, CO!

I don't know which of you did this, but...

My family's version of Christmas cheer.

Just to whet your appetite -- see this picture link: Do you know what it is?

"Where do the birdies go when it rains and when it's cold?"....

If I called you right now for a 'come as you are' party,

I Passed!!!!

Friday is "Synchronized Global Orgasm Day"

What are you gifting your partner/gf/bf/spouse/so/lover for the holiday season?

Pastafarians: Are you worried about the coming of the antipasto?

Time for a "what's in your Netflix queue" thread

hoo baby! picture thread!

Who stole Jesus' foreskin?

My refrigerator has "Sabbath Mode"

If I were an atheist, this would scare me.......

Happy Winter Solstice to the pagans

Has there been any updates on the latest quest to find "Noah's Ark"?

Author Breaks the ‘Antichrist Code’ in New Book

For believers: When and where do you feel closest to God, and what does that feel like?

Religion in the Public Square

The girl who paints God. (plus video)

Maths prize is awarded to Indian (BBC) {Ramanujan Prize}

COROT space mission ready to search out new planets and map the interior of stars

That Nikola Tesla was just amazing, 100 years ahead of his time.

Universe's first objects possibly seen (

Earth Shattering Ex-gay interview

Have you fucked any of these men?

this thread -- along with others --

Help David Carr make a big play

post your biggest pro bowl snubs here.

BUSH' HAND - Need some tech HELP.....

What is up with the shadows?

Solstice blessings!

"Out of the Groove" - Karen Bishop - December 20, 2006

"The Seven Cosmic Laws" - a Kryon channelling - November 25, 2006

Dailykos diary about Kerry's remarks on more troops in Iraq needs rec's

Congrats to Kerrycrat JI7 - 20,000 posts!


Another article on progress in Syria:

Kerry and Dodd accomplish more in 2 Hours than Bush in 6 Years

Another "Kerry was right" moment - Bush orders expansion of the military.

JK on Today Show.

Some things just need to be dropped.

America's Two Party System: The Marketing Party and The Product Party


Interesting discussion on Iraq from CFR

Local fire yesterday--Old abandoned farmhouse

I played a bit with these pics

China sect leader 'put to death' (BBC)

Safer laptop batteries produced (BBC)

2,952 U.S. Troops now dead in W's war against the Iraqis

Um. Yeah. Here is proof you mustn't count your (impeachment) chickens before they're hatched,,,,

literature, poetry, essays, etc?

Tsunami funds languish in banks (BBC)

If the military generals are worried about sending more troops, shouldn't Americans be?

I read it here first

Real millionaires rarely look like a million bucks

America has grown a homegrown GROFAZ.

The Charge of the Muny Light Brigade

Another Bushco success in the war on terror....

New Software Will Scan Web for Content Copyright Violations

Front Page of WP- U.S. Not Winning War in Iraq, Bush Says for 1st Time

Ari Fleischer for Congress?

bush: 'we're not winning, we're not losing', oh, I get it now.

On the subject of war with Iran and US policy in the MidEast

Wild West Girly Action!! Man-Eating Steer! Come on in. (But first please CAPTION!!!)

Does the mighty United States really need to rattle sabers?

DAMN RIGHT WE'RE LOSING! - Iraq On Brink Of Collapse & Total Disintegration

Does Anyone Know What Permanent Active-duty Military Is?

Expanding Markets & Dying Oceans: Eating the Planet Like a Bag of Doritos for Jesus...

CNN: bu$h calls another of his "snap" news conferences.

Gold Star Mom's Open Letter to Bush and Congress -- Bring our Troops Home!

One reason to be thankful GW is currently president

Wednesday's windfall will be paid in . . . CAPTIONS!!!

Caption Chimpy and girlfriend

Rep. Virgil 'Goode' (sic) exploits fear of Rep. Ellison, Muslims in letter to constituents

Holy Warriors Set Sights on Iran...

Li'l George Dubya Told the Nation

Experimentation on the prison population.

Hillary is scheduled to be on the View today

Drunken, bleary-eyed loser -OFFICIAL THREAD

Pentagon Will Need Congressional Vote Before Getting Second Guantanamo Courthouse

Sen Reid (HuffPo): "The Clock Is Ticking Mr President-&-I Do NOT Believe More Troops Is The Answer"

Darfur: Bush and Blair plan no-fly zone and consider air strikes against Sudan

Iraq Impressions From A Soldier On The Ground: "This Place; Big Picture-HOPELESS"

Beautiful Young Blonde White Woman Acting Badly Is The News Of The Day???

Does anyone know the Time for Bush newsy Conference??

A Stupid Idea That Resurfaces From Time To Time

State Dept. Chief of Counterterrorism to leave--interesting development

This is a suggestion for Mr. Bush

Fox televison v FCC (live on c-span) 7AM PST 12-20

Madman addresses nation.......

will you sacrifice all you Christmas parties...

Just who IS 'the enemy'?

Would another terror attack make you support a draft?

32 missing Jesuses recovered, praise the Lord.

Gasp!!1 Johnny HART sez White House is Jericho's walls tumbling FOR DEMS!!1

So.. are Reagan, Bush 41 & Rummy "Saddamists"?

Hey Mr. Dumbfuck President!

If you're leaking classified documents...

Guess who McCain's partnering with in photo ops these days!

If you mean "Saddam supporters" yes. If you mean "sodomITE" probably only one or two

Will some reporter ask Bush who many Iraqis he has killed so far?

NBC started a special Report---Bush talk will be on soon-they are waiting

Update On Inconvenient Truth DVD & Science Teacher In My School

Bush says he is going to bring the bad Iraqis to justice

If that was a Dem president spouting platitudes and not answering direct questions...

200,000 free air miles and a red baboon!!! . . . Just CAPTION!!!

Why are we STILL in Afghanistan???

The war is against the "ists." Bush is nutz

U.S. not winning war in Iraq, Bush says FLIP-FLOP!


Bush's puppet government hangs 13 Iraqis. Makes 40 executed so far

Some how it is always the Democrats fault...

U.S. soldiers’ suicide rate in Iraq doubled in ’05

WP, Froomkin: White House Year in Review: Bush Loses His Parade

The World is Flat? - no it's tilted!

What does *² want for Christmas?

Rev Joseph Lowery on CNN now.

Need help driving traffic to company website... and opinions please!

RADICAL FRINGE TOON - Wed. 12/20 ... ummm...errr... dang?

I don't know, Tweety, but I would hardly call the pResident as being

Is anyone having a hard time following this press conference? N/T

"At least disgraced republicans do the honorable thing & step down". ha.

* shows great leadership..."I encourage you all to go shopping more."

* Speech REALLY pissed me off this morning

Software to Spot 'Phishers' Irks Small Concerns

* was marking territory today in that press conference.

PIC: Klone Karl Rove & this would happen: (how did he fall off the radar anyay?)


buzzflash calls Rice - Scheherazade Sec. of State

Will Bush be President when he is the ONLY one left that sees Iraq as winnable?

Serious question: have we had a mentally ill president before?

is it true that non violent felons on being released from prison are joining

10 housing markets ready for a fall

No longer reporting they captured no 2 - CNN reports capture of senior al Qaeda leader

Memo to Bush: Empathy doesn't work for you; don't try it

what do they mean when they say an army is "breaking"?

It looks like our donations to 2nd Harvest are especially

America cannot wait for impeachment - Bush needs to resign immediately...

MSNBC Poll, This one is loaded all the way - What do you think of * statement?

Climate change: National Arbor Day Foundation revises U.S. map of "hardiness zones"

it has 5 years 4 months and 9 days ... where is bin Laden?

Did Caligula say HOW we could expand the military?

Double Up To Catch Up

Has any President ever disregarded the Joint Chiefs on a Military decision?

Reuters: Blair urges bold action against "extremism" in Iran

Green Zone Iraq prison escapee plans trip to U.S.

Tweety called the "the people who brought us this war"... "cretins"

No money to treat 9/11 workers, $3 billion a week to fight Iraq?

New CNN poll good news for dems in '08

'We're Not Winning...We're Not Losing'

The Only Way To End The War In Iraq Is To Escalate It

Melbourne, Australia chokes on big smoke

America's Two Party System: The Marketing Party and The Product Party

public school uniforms: your thoughts?

Huff Post: "Does He Even Listen to His Own Bullshit?.."

New Alaskan governor selling Murkowski's old jet on eBay

How Environmental Pollutants Are Causing Reproductive Problems

". . . the Swa, where it is the job of women to say stop when behavior . . ."

File under: How stupid can people be.

Air America gone in Boston

Chimp called the ISG "The Hamilton Investigation"--can't bear to say "Baker"

" A bunch of little scrooges"...

Suicides, Mental Health Issues Increasing Among Troops Deployed In Iraq

Let's write history: Pretend you're writing a chapter about bushco 30 years on

The Reason Why The Income Gap Is Growing

76 dead bodies found around Baghdad

Here is an interesting short video - Evolution (deals with beauty, not the science)

Columbia Journalism Review: When will the press cover Bush flip-flop on listening to the Generals?

If We Need To Expand The Size Of The Military. . .

10,000 Scientists Speak Out Against "Political Interference"

EX-VA Gov. Jim Gilmore pondering GOP run for president in '08

USDA appoints corporate agribusiness reps to Organic Standards Board

Bush Library Watch -- SMU Professors have a beef:

Richie Daley Endorses Obama for Primary --

Rice tries to put positive spin on year of disasters

More Soldiers To Burn For Bush's 'Ideological War'

Question: Who made the following statement on Feb 27, 2004:

A short Surge to a Long War

Does Mccain have a behavior problem?

Vermont soldier offers troops baked goods, way to speak out against war

John Lehman (of 9/11 Commision fame) is a defense contractor!

Assume for the sake of this poll that it's decided that we must increase the size of the military.

How much does the "surge" idea sound like buildups in the early/mid 60's in Vietnam?

if the bush family is so smart as their place in history might suggest

Does anyone here work at Parkland Hospital in Dallas?

Norm Coleman comes out against "surge"

Iraq War Voted Top News Story of 2006 , followed by the election

A pensive thought on Aviation

John Lehman (of 9/11 Commision fame) is a defense contractor!

How many generals has Bush fired into retirement now?

Bush: "We're not winning, we're not losing" -> Cronkite: "Stalemate"

Va. congressman fears election of 'many more Muslims' to office

Wha... (A very unusual protest sign in Gaza.)

Cafferty's questions for today.

I had a dream last night that I had turned into a Republican.

Freeper Phenom: How to Slander Someone Who Actually Matters

Drug tests for welfare checks?

Looks like General Abizaid just walked the plank.

Why are the reporters so polite to our maniac president?

With some considerable regret

Talk Host Gallagher: ‘Round Up’ Olbermann, Damon, And ‘Put Them In A Detention Camp’

Is Air America dead?

Attention Floridians!

feedback appreciated

EPA Libraries Update

Letters to Santa (if you find any out there add em please)--kids.....

The "Real" War

How politics is like Christmas

Local Vote Embarrassing Iran President

Was the Decider sending a message to his Base?

Why is the MSM not reporting the FLIP FLOP on the larger military.

Plastic America, Plastic Society....

Do You Need Help With Chronic Pain?

You Say You Want A Revolution?

Did you throw a chair at the TV?

Jesus accompanies teens on trip to movie, mall

TPM Muckraker: "Bush Admin: What You Don't Know Can't Hurt Us"

OOPS!-- I screwed up. But I'm checking into Rehab, so it's cool.

Take heart, Bush's numbers just dropped another 10pts.

Va. Rep. goes after Keith Ellison of Mn., "fears more Muslims coming to U.S."

If 'We're Not Winning & We're Not Losing' There Is No Excuse For Our Troops Being There.

2 more dead US troops reported today

WTF! $3 Billion A Week For The War In Iraq But No Money For 9/11 First Responders!?

Rejoice! Another Christmas miracle: Virgin Komodo dragon is expecting!

Have we ever had a sitting President get arrested?

Hoax Web site jabs anti-illegal immigrant U.S. town

______ is in the eye of the beholder...

Update on the "War on Christmas." Not much time left.

I'm PROUD to do my Patriotic Shopping Duty for America!

46,880 Wounded, injuried, or sick U.S. troops in Iraq. 31,493 airlifted out.

Pentagon cited again for weak oversight of Iraq contractors

What happened to the DU Draft Discussion Group?

Rudy FORGETS his 2 Kids in his "JoinRudy2008" web site Bio!

"We will win. Freedom is a universal value." WHO SAID THIS? Photo the caption, please.

CNN: Blair slams Iran as extremist and calls for US action.

Surge and Splurge Republicans are spending like drunken Chimps.

Time for the APA (American Psychiatric Association) to weigh in on B*sh

Swifboater covertly funds attack ads of MN dem governor candidate (and he lost)

Baby is sent through X-ray machine at LAX

Congressman of the Year: Kucinich; Congresswoman: McKinney; Senator: Feingold

Liberals and Young Americans are lining up behind Kucinich

Key senator says Democrats will not be soft on terrorism

Does Bush have Another Reason for the “Surge” and Naval Deployment to Iraq?

When Bush* Proposes a Draft, I Will Be 100% Against It.

Prepare to be shocked and outraged, those with weak stomachs run from this thread! ;)

If We Surge, Will We Later Ebb?

if you want to get a funny,political gift for someone

Matthews likened Sen. Clinton to a "strip-teaser," asked, "Is she a convincing mom?"

2954 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

What's in Rick Santorum's office dumpster? Books about Gays!!

I heard there are 70 more dead in Iraq today , why the torture ?

Keralite (Indian) spared death sentence by Saudi court

The "Needy DUers" Charity Drive Is Nearing Its Goal - Please Give A Little If You Haven't

Couric To Interview Mt. Hood Widow - Hey go interview a War Widow

Iraq: Seriously

LOL: Even the Freeps think Brownbacks' Gay Wedding Fracas is STOOPID

The Jesus Lizard

Change is a-coming

I'm a little peeved about Bono and this $1bil he wants from the US government

Where were you the day the world stopped turning, that December day?

Joe Wilson doesn't want to testify?

Caption *

Help in Debate

Bush press conference today

What happens to Bush when the American people unite against him?

"caught many in the Pentagon by surpriz"--the promise by Bush to build

Dever/Colorado DU'ers...

Day of Outrage - Shut Down Wall St! Thurdsay 12/21

Bu$h News Conference Thread

Times are tough. Armed Robbery is up. An 80 yr old widow robbed in broad daylight

2008 White House Derby: The Field So Far

Is this a scam????

It's past time we faced up to it. Is George W. Bush insane?

Grandma on scooter is rescued from drain

Does anyone have any info on "powerlineblog"?

"He's the Commander-in-Chief...He can do whatever he wants..."

Capra got it wrong...

Lets all go shopping. N/T

I don't fucking believe it. There are actually people out there who are SO low

I don't know if the poll has been "DU'ed" but the results

jim Lehrer news hours--large clips of bush speech now

Is this pic of Bill Clinton supposed to be funny?

What's with Sears' ad? It's so in-your-face

Search and Rescue / Personal Responsibility: Balance

Last minute gift idea: Car detailing

Why is it contraversial to run ads for a church which accepts gays?

New Rule!

MO's Old Order Amish have the tv news people over the proverbial barrel!

Remember - Only 15 more days!!!

Is Carter an anti-Semite?

(REPOST) Rove will not face leak charges

White House Unveils New 'Situation Room' aka "your tax $$ at work"

Another virgin birth!!! Our new savior is a .....lizard?

Wednesday Humor

U.S. Military Draft Announced in Simple Code Today by President Bush

Denver Blizzard: AA Flight 1860 stuck for 8 Hours. Returns to gate. Airport is now closed.

Anti-Choice Art Explains Life, Sex, and Moral Decay...with Flowers

Have any prominent liberals called for banning Rush Limbaugh?

"The intelligence was deeply flawed. . ." another campaign step by HIllary

Mexican Farmers Fight Transgenic Foods

Anyone speak German? I just bought something on German Ebay.

If Iran is the "axis of evil," couldn't David Duke be sent to gitmo for

Judge Throws Out ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ Defamation Case

Senator Dodd seeks call-back exemptions for unfit soldiers

I had no idea that Digby was a Lady.....

Lightening strike in Denver snow storm

Edwards family Christmas picture

Bush's 'solution' for Iraq - Throw more men at it

For those who missed dear leader's entreaty that we Americans should shop, here's the quote:

bush wages invasions and occupations because he does not know how to do anything else.

Coast Guard withdraws Great Lakes live fire plans

So I bought some Alaskan cod in the market today and when

Reuters: U.S. may send second carrier to Mideast Gulf

War is US: Weapons Provider to the World

Just as we knew we were going to Iraq by the clues, what are Iran

Mom said, " They Left A Child Behind..."

Unity 08: Is this a good thing?

Everyone in Denver get to work ok?

Palm Beach County now has a pants bandit. (No kidding. Real radio report.)

Reality check: 95 percent of Americans had premarital sex

Dear President Bush: Did You Censor Info on Iran?

DU Charity Donation Drive, Day 2: $5,852 donated so far! AND A $3,000 CHALLENGE FROM REDSTONE!

Sam Brownback is a very strange man

A Christmas Intervention for Scrooge Bush

No news from missing mtn climbers Christine Boskoff and Charlie Fowler - search area too big

Rising sea levels engulfing Indian islands

time for some more bumper stickers...

TDS w/Jon Stewart: Ben Stiller on tonight

OK, I'm now officially backing Hillary for Prez

Chavez Landslide Tops All In US History

Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) opposes Iraq escalation.

Signing Statement Watch - Bush erases Congressional restrictions on Indian nukes

Little Chance in Hell of Ever Understanding People Who Eat Rabbits Alive - IRAQ

Contention Increases On Troop Numbers

Will media challenge first lady's criticisms of media?

DU CNN poll: Do you agree with President Bush that the United States needs to increase the size

needs a caption.....

It's official: Lieberman and Co. lied about "hacking" (Daily Kos)

The halo's slipping from view. Something else is taking its place...

No death penalty in Jewish center shooting

In Good Will Hunting, here's why Matt Damons character said he would not join the NSA.

Scarborough to Obama: "Sit it out, she will crush you"

Rich Lowry of 'National Review': Liberal Media Actually Proven Right on Iraq

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Happy Hanukkah

New Chimpy Halo Picture

Bush as decider is hard to believe

Cats in my yard

As much as I complain about the fundies, they were very nice just now!

Freeway Blogging: Ann Arbor !

FLASHBACK: Bush Said Kerry Proposal to Increase Size of Military Would Make The Country ‘Less Safe’

2956 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

Lots of DUers are way more manipulated by CM$M than you'd like to admit

One in four country music fans believe in Segregation

I've had it. The FCC has to lose the authority to police language on TV & Radio.

CA earthquake?

AP: Pentagon Wants $99.7B More for Wars

The question on the front page of my local weekly paper: What is the meaning of life?

Phil Ochs was born on Dec. 19, 1940. If you have heard his voice,

Bush Watches Enzyte Commercials, Wants Bigger Army

did bush really tell people to go shopping today?!?!

I wish the Dems would stop all the politeness & attack this son of a bitch.

Lessons learned from Barbaro


Get ready for THE most shocking anti-Muslim display, ever.

My God. This man (pResident) is truly psychotic.

If W doesn't get it, we must impeach

Crusaders trying to brainwash the Military

My freedom linked to others -- including gays

Bush: “I believe that we're going to win (in Iraq) . . . not nearly as fast as I wanted"

Body of missing Fulbright scholar found

Would any sane person give this man MORE troops?

Tara Conner, "Miss Implants" USA, and Donald Trump, "Mr Sorry" USA, are living proof

Secrets to Be Declassified Under New Rule at Age 25

Talk to me about Qatar.

Anyone know how to draw cartoons? I have an idea and no talent!

Americans Have Never Been So United ... As They Are On Iraq War Policy

A new photo of El Diablo

Jeb Bush: "No Tengo Futuro"...

A Jeff Danziger Retrospective, Part 3 (dialup warning)


Harry Reid: The Clock is Ticking, Mr. President (Huff Post)

Given georgies* track record for the past five years

Can someone give me the brief on morons* speech today?

S.R. Sidarth enters senior year with 3-word essay: "I am Macaca."

DU this C-Span poll

Storm in Denver - My Kid May Not Get Home Until Sunday

Okay...I lied.

History of the Middle East In 30 Seconds

Richard Nixon's final days -- and the nuclear "button."

The "Swiftboating" of Obama

If you don't like the name "Freedom Tower", what are some suggestions.

Holocaust denier Irving is freed from jail early

Online source offers "IRREFUTABLE PROOF" that FIRST-CREATION is swift GENESIS, not gradual EVOLUTION

So the DLC called me yesterday ...

Bush is listening to answers in an earpiece. There is no question.

LIve stream from Denver metro area, blizzard info.

Why is the liberal blogosphere and radio obsessed with Laura Bush's cancer removal?

Scarborough RIPPING on Bush tonight

You can Rev up those Impeachment Engines

Must-Read: Dan Froomkin has a year-in-review column up.

Local drunk pilot gets bail, not a "flight risk"

Great News! Saudi Government 1. Threatens to Lower Gas Prices

Mom blames ferret for chewing off baby's toes (Not 6 Week Old Puppy)

More evidence revealing Einstein's wife authored Theory of Relativity

Mike Barnicle just called Bush "delusional."

Granny Bee – Merry Solstice

Get some new leadership Dems...

Those Born 1930 to 1970! (Makes you wonder how we Survived)

Al Gore Is Our Person Of The Year

Operation Nipples

Why do the "odds" enter into discussion of the merits of impeachment?

School accuses 5-year-old of sex harassment

Montreal Mayor makes bizarre statement when son charged with laundering $1 billion in drug money

Help William Pitt's rating on Amazon!

"Go shopping"!??!!?? what the hell is wrong with g.w. bush's brain...

Obama's Political Past May Hold Key To '08 Run

"If we accept the notion that using power against the powerless is wrong..."

What is your opinion of Oregon given recent events?

So my new book is now available at Amazon

Sen-Elect Webb: Bush "Is A Failed President"

From the Edwards' Family:

Do you know why Hawai'i is so nice? - We don't have any legalized Gambling!!

Democrats need to change Iraq War debate from security and democracy to oil and cronies

Happy Holidays from the Obama family

17yr old gets 10 yrs in prison for a bj ...please DU the petition

My Pelosi Thread

Ros-Lehtinen & the Kill Castro Controversy on CNN

George Galloway on Dinner With Portillo: Part 3 of 3

George Galloway on Dinner With Portillo: Part 2 of 3

George Galloway interview Sky News(Brit's Fox News)

Why War? (Warning:some blood/gore)

I'm A Democrat VII: Christmas

Minds on Vacation...

George Galloway on Dinner With Portillo: Part 1 of 3

"War is Over...if you want it." Lennon. Or "So This is Christmas."

Good Will Hunting -

Hillary Clinton interview from Today Show

Country Joe McDonald at Woodstock....."Fixing to die"

Analysis of Apache Gunship killing Iraqis Ploughing a field

Evidence of Harm from Toxic Mercury Proven by Canadians

Ideas: History, Pivoting On the Unpredictable

Canadian needs infos on Barack Obama

Gates Inherits The Mother Of All Messes

An interesting poll on non-partisanship

Iraq troop buildup idea worries generals

Impeachment Good for Republicans and Democrats

Rudy NY fundraiser flops

Another Bush news conference thread...

Referring to Blair as "brainwashed," Iraq's VP pushes for withdrawal timetable

America's Two Party System: The Marketing Party and The Product Party

Unofficial Bush press conference thread

Random "glimpses" of the Political Industry

Bush Throws a Bone to Working Families

"Twenty-two U.S. soldiers in Iraq took their own lives in 2005"

Presidential politics: Staging the Perfect Announcement

Is Obama really a "peace candidate"?

how does one go about stopping an insane dictator?

Beware the Whistling Esses

WOW! Virgil Goode (Va.-5th) makes a complete ass of himself with letter

Former VA Governor Gilmore will explore run for Presidency...

I know that we are not supposed to post about locked threads

Thom Hartman doing show on WHY are the home grown White supremists

MSNBC and WP consider Joint Chiefs part of administration.

Dear President George, This small business owner asks you to shove your tax cuts up your ass.

Neocons Still Piss Me Off

Quotes on Evil - Who do they Remind you of?

What's with this fascination with McCain?

A General Talking about increasing the army on CNN

Jeb's parting shots: OK's new power plant and state's inflated $$ land purchase from developers

Dear Dems, you now have your cover as you start the new Congress ......

Watch for the bastards to start making it harder to get low income

Notes on Bush's press conference

Seriously, How stoopid are the repuglicons?

CAPTIONs take wing...and fly!

True or False?

Jeb Bush-appointed task force says state needs more faith-based prisons

More Repukes Plead Guilty......Montana

Road to White House may cost $1 billion

Americans United Against Bush. Just 11% Support More Troops, and Just 32% Want Status Quo.

Preachers who campaigned for george bush from their pulpits

Do you want these people in the White House?

Harry Reid: The Clock is Ticking, Mr. President

I am starting to think Florida got a good Dem governor in Repug Crist

John Abizaid (CENTCOM) is resigning.

FINALLY! Bush Gives in, Mr. Kerry gets his way

Short Satire - Must Read

If your up, catch Senator Kerry live on the TODAY Show 7:05 am Wednesday,

10,000 Scientists Speak Out Against "Political Interference" ... Guess Who They're Upset With?

I'm reading Obama's "The Audacity of Hope," and I want to post this short excerpt.

Josh Marshall makes a very good point about Guiliani's lack of experience...

Will Cheney Perjure Himself At The Libby Trial? Will That Be His....

CNN Poll: Gore would barely beat McCain; Clinton would beat Giuliani

Two long years ahead, and this place already looks like the primaries

Newt writes off Bush, blames Rove for failures, likely will not run in '08

Snow Job

Did Bush link increase in min. wage to tax cuts?

Damn hypocrites! Anti-abortion group: Omit 'heretical' Pelosi from sacrament

Reid Clears the Record on Iraq

How do we register our discontent if Congress votes for more $$ for Iraq?

Why do pundits never point out Guiliani's lack of Foreign Policy Experience?

Obama's decision on presidential bid expected this week

Does anyone have any doubt George the Incompetent will overrule his generals in Iraq if they say no

"What are they smoking in the Bush White House?" [SF Chronicle]

Jeb Bush announces in Spanish: No tengo futuro


I hereby declare war on happy holidays

Kissinger joining up with McCain.

Tom DeLay's Pandora's Box on Redistricting has opened.

The Impeachement Case Against George W. Bush - Count 4: Dereliction of Duty and Criminal Negligence

Nancy Jacobson, wife of Hillary's pollster, Mark Penn...joins the Hillary campaign also.

This is why I am really fed up with these 2008 threads

What's YOUR SocioEconomicStatus Class?

Let The Kid Play

Invitation from Ned Lamont

Dodd and Kerry accomplish more in 2 Hours than Bush in 6 Years

Blair jumps on the Crusader Bandwagon

Obama would become first Hawaii-born president in U.S. History

America Is One Sorry Ass Country. We Have Become Moral Monsters Under Both Political Parties

Interesting Comment About Rudy G in WaPo Article

FLASHBACK: Bush Said Kerry Proposal to Increase Size of Military Would Make The Country ‘Less Safe’

Should the Democratic Congress hold hearings on Bush's troop surge in Iraq?

FINALLY! Bush Gives In, Mrs. Clinton Gets Her Way

The conscious mindlessness of conservatives

If he is running, General Clark HAS to announce now!

On Darfur: Obama A+, Clinton A+, Biden A+, Kerry A+, Kucinich C