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Archives: December 27, 2006

The GOP's $3 Billion Propaganda Organ By Robert Parry

Democratic sweep may be long-lasting!

As Castro fades, a crop of new leaders

Latest Blue-Ribbon Panel Awaits Its Own Fate(ISG)

Will Bush publicly celebrate Saddam Hussein’s execution?

AlterNet: Bush Could Usher in a Very Dangerous New Year

The trials of occupation

Military Considers Recruiting Foreigners

What freedom of information? (UK)

Buzzflash interview w/Greg Palast: New Orleans-Still Under Water

Uncovering an Epidemic — Screening for Mental Illness in Teens (NewEngJourMed)

Bush's New Look on Iraq: Weary

Ray McGovern: Troop 'surge' in Iraq would be another mistake

Judge Won't Reinstate Abortion Charges

Special Interest Science...(Global Warming, NSTA and Exxon Mobile)

Meat and the Planet

10 Happy Thoughts for 2007!

RW Editorial: Any surge must be "large and lasting."

bush Admin Proposes Listing Polar Bear as threatened

AP: Ex-Guantanamo Detainee Held Again

Novak: Losing to the Greens

William Fisher: Where are the Christians?

A Leak From An Undisclosed Location BY James Pinkerton

The Peace Dividend ...Kucinich Hopes To Win Support ...

WP: On a Mission In a Hard Place

David Swanson: New Year's Utopianism Needed Fast

No-nukes fallout

Truthdig: Trouble Brewing in Paradise (Kurdish region of Iraq)

Gerald Ford's statement on pardoning Nixon:

A Visitor's Guide To London-On-Sea - Telegraph

My critique of Inconvenient Truth

Nuclear power industry is profitable only because Government picks up so much of the costs.

70,000 In India, Bangladesh Face Immediate Threat From Rising Seas As Sundarbans Start To Go Under

Nuclear ("..material.." _JW) traffic doubles since '90s - USA Today

Norway wants US to see warming Arctic

Proposed nuclear plant in Idaho to use cogeneration heat to distill ethanol for cars.

2nd Largest Oil Field Drying Up Faster

Canada gas exports to U.S. could plunge: analyst - Reuters

Vice Prime Minister - China To Use Foreign Currency Reserves To Acquire Key Minerals, Resources - BW

Beijing Officials Try To Boost Public Transit Use Through Public Persuasion Campaign - IHT

China fears disasters, grain cut from global warming - Reuters

Wet Snows Of Recent Years Making Life Harder For Scandinavian Reindeer, Herding Peoples - Reuters

Arsenic Contamination Prompts Well Closures In Drought-Stricken Burkina Faso - AFP

Rapid Warming May Be Behind Unusually Late Pink Snapper Season In Australia

Fatal Floods, Massive Refugee Numbers WIll Continue Until Indonesia Deals With Deforestation - AFP

Environmentalists Ask Military To Help Control 200 Million Toxic Cane Toads - ENN

Westinghouse Receives Orders for 4 Chinese Nuclear Reactors.

Great Barrier Reef's Small Fish Species Starving As Corals Bleach - ANI

Progress Energy Announces Site of 2 Potential New Nuclear Plants in Florida.

Egypt: Captured Israeli Soldier Is Alive (AP)

Rice to visit the Mideast next month: Abbas (Reuters)

Israel okays first new West Bank settlement in decade

I Witness the Israel Lobby in Action

Water supply restored to W. Bank residents after 48 hour shortage

Poll: 43% for Fateh 29% for Hamas

Has Carter crossed the line?

Egypt transfers arms, ammunition to Fatah

Israel says will act against Gaza rockets

Israel says may have hit ambulance

You can't credibly deny thermit....

Top Ten 9/11 Smoking Guns

ATTN: WTC 7 Did NOT Fall Into Its Own Footprint

Litvinenko, "The Family" and 9/11

Election Reform, Fraud & News Wed 12/27/06-PULL THE PLUG ON ELECTRONIC VOTING

Trump mortgage chief inflated resume

LAT: Democrats prepare for a battle on Iraq war

Peru: Key witness reaffirms Toledo's participation in signature scandal

Reuters: Iran MPs oblige government to review IAEA cooperation

U.S. Signals Backing for Ethiopian Incursion Into Somalia

Reuters: Car bomb kills eight near restaurant in Baghdad

Convicted lawmaker files bill for felons' vote

Courts Side With NSA On Wiretaps

NYT: First Settlement in 10 Years Fuels Mideast Tension

Hundreds apply to be Saddam’s hangman

(NY Governor) Pataki grants no holiday clemencies

Arabs say Iraqi violence overshadows fate of Saddam

US to Unearth Latin America Files

U.S. Army Reservist, Upset About Deployment To Iraq, Killed By Police In Standoff

BBC: Two Latvian troops killed in Iraq

S.E.C. Changes Reporting Rule on Bosses’ Pay

AP: DA Won't Prosecute Nevada Governor-Elect

US tries to assure allies that extraordinary renditions are over

Spitzer Picks Republican as His Chief of Security

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday December 27

Justices lose one to Fieger (He demands recusal of biased SC judges)

GOP senator calls for ouster of Republican NY Senate leader

More than 1 million New Yorkers ask: food or rent?

AP: Democrat John Edwards running for president, campaign says

Backwoods Celebrity Faces Long Prison Term For Incest

US arrest of island employer 'legal'

Belarus Warns It May Block Gas (Russia/Europe)

WSJ: Quake Damages Undersea Cables, Disrupting Internet Service in Asia

Russia links YUKOS boss to Litvinenko murder

Bush's support for death penalty opens rift with UK

(Massachusetts) Court won't force gay marriage vote

TSA modifies screening machines (won't show intimate body parts)

Apple chief's stock options did not have proper board approval - report

British Iraq commander says Army needs more money

White House to Joe Biden: Hold Your Horses on Rejecting Iraq Troop Surge

African Union demands Ethiopia withdraws from Somalia

US denies Virgin America access

Chris Brown, former All-Star third baseman (and Halliburton employee) dies after (arson) house fire

1 missing climber's body found in China

Dozens Of Pieces Of Lost Luggage Dumped In Trash

A View to a Kill on U.S.-Made Gallows

Baath Party Threatens to Retaliate

Rudy's Angels of 9/11 (Giuliani wants 9/11 victims for Pres campaign)

Ohio Gov. Taft reprimanded over ethics

Uncle Sam wants US Muslims to serve

Contractor's Handguns Missing From Homeland Security Vault

Bush: Ford helped heal divided nation

U.S. soldiers divided over Saddam’s execution

Reuters: Iraq's Sadr bloc says aide killed by U.S. forces

Dollar Declines; U.A.E. Selling U.S. Currency, Buying Euros

Graying of US academia stirs debate

Gov't watchdogs under attack from bosses

FDA Expected to Rule on Cloned Food This Week

Ex-Interior Secretary Norton to join Shell as counsel

US expects Saddam Hussein's hanging to trigger reprisals

Katrina insurance suit moved to state court

Ford state funeral plans revealed

Waxman sets sights on 'very long list'

FBI Says Files In Leak Cases Are 'Missing'

3 U.S. servicemembers die in Iraq

Heartburn drugs raise risk of hip fractures: study

'I Say Goodbye To You,' Saddam Writes

Woodward: Ford Disagreed With Bush About Invading Iraq

Prince Harry off to Iraq

Nooooo!!! Another 14 inches of snow predicted this week for Colorado Springs!!!

Flip flops on 12/26, in Massachusetts....Wtf?

delete, it was in poor taste esp when pictures wouldn't work

I'm taking my post count to another level!

Generalissimo Francisco Franco is...

I'm turning 30 in 3 days....

Well, it's official as of today. I need glasses.

goddammit, I hate the holidays-- I gained FIVE pounds this week!

Does anyone else keep going to their "My Post" thingie

A day late... It's snowing here!

Great images I found (on a hunt for myspace codes):

I have realized that I have a thing, and I am a bit concerned.

Anyone used the site What are your thoughts?

The Agony That is Comcast

was Gerald Ford 'wellstoned'?

Wanna see my coolest Christmas present

It's a Miracle!!!!! You have heard of the image of the Holy Mother

I just put for my vacation (of sorts) - ask me anything

I got an MP3 Player for Christmas!!!

Red States Lose: Gallery Of Walmart's Beautiful People

Videotape Shows Toddler Drinking Tequilla, Smoking - 3 Charged

Young & the Restless fans check in - who remembers Steven Ford from the show

If I am totally attracted to a Lesbian

Flatulence Blamed For Prison Fight

HELP! Pod people!!!

The holidays are hard without Angie

Gerald Ford is a poopy head stink bomb!

Out of Context new toon

My opinion on Ford

You can challenge 3 other famous people throughout history to a game of RISK

Question to all DU'ers who wear glasses.

A 18 year old misheard lyrics. Worse, a misheard TITLE!

Monopoly Fans - what's your strategy for winning the game?

There are 15 people at my house right now tearing through my clothes

My car was rear-ended and now I can't get the trunk open.

Anybody ever see the Japanese horror movie "Infection"?

Does 'Tickle Me Elmo' encourage naughty sexual contact?

I'm out of popcorn

Any lawyers here -- or someone who wants to play one on DU?

Meditating for Positive Energy later. Anyone want any?

Man Wins $208 Million In Lottery - Dies Of Heart Attack At 43

Who's more hopeless--the Raiders or the Lions?

Anyone remember that "Army Men(video game)" commercial?

Found this smilie-- It's sooooooo DU Lounge!

If I am totally attracted to a thespian

Fred on XM Radio is playing some awesome songs right now.

I kinda like KT Tunstall

So bored at work today...send me links

There are 15 people at my house right now tearing through my roof

Opinion from fellow DU's, am I doing the right thing here?

There are 15 people at my house right now tearing through my ZombyWoof

Take THAT DMV! I found the branch's phone number and

Does the US have an agency with motto "Wisdom, Strategy, Strength"?

CNN, when it's not talking about Gerald Ford, is also talking about another blizzard in CO!!!!!

Ford's death is a DIVERSION!!!

Noka Chocolate Is A Scam ($2,000 per pound chocolates sold at Nieman Marcus)

How iPod has changed history

Thanks to fellow DUers for your kindness

Am I sick because I keep thinking about this?

I can't help it, I just love JELLO

i'm going to new york for new year's and NOT going to times square, ask me anything!

Fundy asshole annoys the hell out of me in Vegas.

I am a little drung, and I think I i tood xanax

How many "pro-lifers" does it take to change a light bulb?

Spike Lee to direct James Brown movie: report

Help a guilty conscience

So a gallon of chocolate syrup must weigh like 14 pounds

HELP! iPod people!!!

Ever tried, when somebody tries to convert you to his/her

I can't help it, I just love Mellow

If door slamming and cabinet banging were Olympic sports, the three Midlos would

I can't help it, I just love YELLO

I can't help it, I just love Othello...

The word "signage"

I can't help it, I just love ELO

The Saxual Content thread

It's weird when you can't get traction on your sheets...

MySpace sucks recently.

So Ford goes and dies.....

"What can 'Brown' do for you?"

Relaxation Technique:

First James Brown, then Gerald Ford....

What time were you up with kids Christmas morning?

Good sources of iron?

Congratulations Midlodemocrat!! 20,000 posts

I'm back from Minnesota!

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

Do you use your cell phone as a conduit for internet connectivity?

I want a new spiffy quick way to organize my firefox bookmarks. Any ideas?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 12/27/06)

Top pet peeve of 19th century photoshoppers?

Favorite - 'One Hit Wonder'

Anyone seen the Blue Man Group?

I've taken to putting a splash of this in my coffee

Was Gerald Ford the Ford Festiva of presidents ?

Say hello to my new son, Declan!

My sister is shopping for us at WalMart...

I got an email with an offer for a $250 WalMart card. And, all I have to do is turn over the three

Computer Peeps- HELP ME make a choice!!

Oh geez, I just now noticed that James Brown's partner's name is "Hynie"

Millions of Youtube links in the Lounge ... But here's the real stuff, folks!


Well, the 6k will likely be 7k now

Revenge for those who park like an idiot......

Who found love again post divorce?

Retail Alphabet game - how well do you know your Logos

This is what I hate about ordering escorts online:


This is what I hate about ordering clothes online:

Tavernertot had a 103.2 F Temp last night

What is your greatest hope for 2007?

The 2006 List to end all lists/Eye Weekly

Vote for your most favorite Rodney Dangerfield joke!

Mmmm...Turkey soup

Gerald Ford Made His OWN English Muffins For BREAKFAST!!!

Go me ! I found an apartment! :)

I need Mr. Writer.

Why is it called 'Spirograph', and how is it relevant to Spiro Agnew?

Can I record my VHS tapes to DVD?

Bunch of perverted Liberals here! I do a thread with

Been on the road all day, have the lions left.

If every golfer in America dropped dead tomorrow...

Is a cover letter the same as a letter of intent?

You know how you can hear the train horns only at night?

Just coming back from seeing Casino Royale - wow good!!

Yowza! A couple big tomatoes and a loooong cucumber!

Every time I try to watch Africam, AOL kicks me off

Overstock ruined my Christmas

I just punted our cat down the stairs

I have realized that I have a thing for older men, and I am a bit concerned.

DU this poll please!

FDR movie = "Annie" (the musical) ----The Sun'll come UP TOMORROW - is playing right now!!1

I just gave $$$ to the Kuch!

I discovered today a new evil candy, Hershey Kisses Cherry Cordial.

Anyone watching the watering hole today>?

MATTRESS: What kind should I get?

Debit cards - a freakin' rant.

Hypothetical question....

It's just me and the two littlest Mn's for the next few days- what should I do?!

rEpUbLiCaNhOtTiE IV- The Double-Header

Okay, every show from the 70s produced by Norman Lear is out on DVD

Should I donate my organs?

I Keep Getting An Automated Phone Call From UPS

Did you mistake a WIN pin for a NIM Pin?

RetroLounge - you wanted pics? You got pics! (Dialup warning)

Why are the only left overs in the house pie, cookies and candy?

Or should I donate my nads?

List people you hope you will not have to hear about in the new year.

After 5 hours of phone support from Apple, Microsoft, Dell, my iPod Nano is working!

I just Realized that if Global Warming is true.....

I realize I have a thing for women who say yes.....

My good deed for Boxing Day

Gerald Ford dead today at the age of 93, he was eaten by wolves:

If every gofer in America dropped acid tomorrow

Or should I donate my gams?

If every gofer in America dropped dead tomorrow

It's weird when you can't get traction on your threads...

Should I donate my orgasms?

DU this troll please!

ANOTHER Question to all DUers who wear glasses:

I haven't shown off my grandson in awhile, so check out the cutie!

given the opportunity, would you ever consume human flesh?

An Ethics Question

I have realized that I have a thing for younger men, and I am a bit concerned

How Much Is Too Much Time on U?

Wednesday, December 27. William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

I am so fucking flummoxed, right now.

Going to SanFran tomorrow -- what should I do?

How common a practice is it to ask for ID for credit card purchases?

Let's tell elephant jokes

CRAP! 30% of my right vestibular system is gone.


What painter am I thinking of?

Tell me why is it that I'm digging your scene?

i have an idea for a smilie--

Stories from the Road: Cheryl

Pic Heavy - Windy Waves today.

A DUer's nephew has been killed in Iraq:

Anyone know how much a gallon of JELLO weighs?

Fuck -- my tooth hurts

Christmas Kittens (plus 2 bonus pics of yours truly)

My sister's Sonogram picture.

Which car do you guys think I should buy?

Worst soundtrack for a Girl Gones Wild video? Eno's Ambient IV: On Land.


1 in 32 American adults are under some sort of supervision by the US prison system


Warning: Not for the sensitive or P.C.....

Hey, so if a gallon of water weighs 8 pounds...

Phone sex Doctor

Congrats to DUer naturalselection - 2006 DU Fantasy Football Champion

Queen Slacker's Morning Random Questions:

I miss

The Evil Dwarfs are here...

Great minds...

Post a fact about yourself that no DUer knows about yet.

The 12 Compositions of Christmas

Another thing I hate about The Da Vinci Code

Top pet peeve of 19th century photographers?

Trader Joe's 10 pound bar of chocolate: is there any use for such a thing?

Bush: "I always felt a special kinship with Jerry Ford"

I just pulled a pine needle out of my thigh.

I'm on a myspace rampage tonight

Seattle Sewage Has More Vanilla & Cinnamon In It During The Holidays

Hot damn! The new Doctor Who season has begun!

Ladies of a certain age: Do you remember the 1st time you heard "I Will Survive"?

My cat has something to say...

How Much Is Too Much Time On DU?

Do you actually believe Batman is stronger than Superman?

***World Trade Center***

I can't help it, I just love BROWN

Annoying tv commercials that make our stomachs turn.

BREAKING -- Abe Vigoda still alive

Picture Thread!!! Probably the Last of 2006. Get in on it!!

Night at the Museum?

Superman Returns is structured as retelling of the story of Jesus.

The Courtier's Reply

W/O Scientific Support, Dobson Again Tries to Hijack Real Research


Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart, Tom Brady- in that order

Week 17 picks!

Aggravating Notre Dame and Carolina fans in the same place

Made me tear up:

I feel like such a wimp!

What on earth is the matter with people?

X-Sailor busted for impersonating a Marine

Periodic welcome to lurkers and newbies thread!

the fake Kerry pictures

OK, I've had it!

Steve Clemons promoting Biden

Anyone familiar with this new vet's program - looks good and pretty new

When does the REAL work begin?

Does anyone know exactly why Martin Peretz despises Kerry

Big Oil's tax breaks subject of Dem Congress investigations

What does the troop 'surge' mean and who is pushing it?

NYtimes article on Small Biz quotes Sen. Kerry

A "You're Our Hero' Award from Alliance for Justice

Sad news: President Gerald Ford has passed at 93

cross post: 19th century photography poll.

Does anybody here knit sweaters out of cat hair?

2006: The Year in Black & White

2006: A Look Back (DIAL-UP WARNING)

Tony Blair's Plane Overshoots Runway in Miami/343 Passengers Aboard.

Gerald Ford: (Formerly) Last surviving member of the Warren Commission

James Brown and now Gerald Ford

With all respect to Gerald Ford: Remember, he pardoned Nixon.

Gee, are we now going to see posts about how the BFEE killed Gerald Ford?

Gerald Ford and genocide in East Timor. Remember the victims.

I can't wait for FAUX to broadcast Ford's funeral.

At his core Ford was a decent man .... true story

Popeye in Polkadots is making me dizzy

Bad justice is bad law

BREAKING -- Abe Vigoda still alive

Remaining living presidents...

MSNBC on Gerald Ford

Was there quispiam-quispiam going on between Nixon/Ford?

Gerald Ford

Dear leader will be making a speech...

Ford's pardon of Nixon allowed the nation to finally heal...

What's with singers and presidents dying together?

I remember Gerald Ford making

What ever happened to that thing called "Net Neutrality?"

President Ford Defends University Of Michigan's Affirmative Action Plan

The word is out that if Ford was not VP, Nixon would not have been

Quick! Kos on film!

President Ford's Profile In Courage Lifetime Achievement Award

So BLIAR's plane skid off the

caption needed

Nancy Reagan's statement on Ford's death--she mentions stem cell research

My sister's Sonogram picture.

Seattle Times falsely claims Ford to be the "only unelected President"...

Coastal Alaskans face physical, cultural erosion

Simply dying doesn't absolve you of your sins in life.

"The Boondocks" Marathon Begins at 10:30 PM Pacific Time

Bush Jr. Statement on the passing of Pres. Ford

Do wish the media would stop calling him the "only unelected President"

AP: Court Considering (shortcut in) Saddam Death Sentence

Nice LTTE: God did not promise peace.

Crane for Army War College on WJ: Counterinsurgency training from School of the Americas

Thank You Gerald Ford

ford, Washington, and Lincoln, in the same sentence.

Paul Sanford, first to ask McClellan about Plame/treason link, commits suicide

Saddam hanging timed to coinside w/new Dem Congress

Was there a Nixon/Ford quid pro quo?

Aww. Shrub has to cut vacation for FORD. Plus Saddam's hanging date.

If this country can't get over something that happen more than 30 years ago...

The hidden casualties of Bush's war -- death here at home

When the US drops a Brigade from the 82nd into Iraq, there's some major shit about to go down,

Today I will remember the deaths of 3000 soldiers, killed in the republic war

Holiday blues? Sugar weight? Love-handles turning into luggage? Empty wallet? Then come CAPTION!!!

What fantasies will the republics create when bush's 41 & 43 croak?

RADICAL FRINGE TOON - Wednesday 12/27... on a coin flip?

I wonder if Jimmy Carter would have pardoned Nixon?

a No Brainer: 'Some Iraqis fear Saddam execution would fuel violence'

US tries to assure allies that extraordinary renditions are over

My opinion on Ford

The holidays are hard without Angie

Our Long National Nightmare is Over

Ya know how newspapers have pre-written obits?

Do Blair & Ford know too much?

Lead Washington Journal caller today: "We should all be Republicans today."

Let's celebrate the life of James Brown instead

One More Note On The Ford Hagiographers

file under cool maps..

President Truman also died on Dec 26th..

days away from a new year, 20 lives away from 3,000 dead in Iraq

What will happen in Iraq when they hang Saddam?

Two good letters in my local paper - one on negotiating, one on Congress

Concerning passports

Ford was NOT the only unelected president!

With any luck, Ford's funeral will be the same day as Hussein's

Cheney re Ford: "assumed the nation's highest office during the greatest constitutional crisis"

Was there any connection between Agnew's resignation

Save some money on eBay. Listings only 15 cents today.

FDA Expected to Rule on Cloned Food this Week

Gerald Rudolph Ford 1913-2006 (with photos)

So who will be the NEW Gerald Ford?

Post all your Anti-Ford things here in this thread. Pix, articles, stories.. whatever u want

Army Reservist Suicidal Over Returning To Iraq Killed In Police Standoff

No funeral arrangements for Ford yet, but this is what might happen.

The Highwaymen (who owns your roads?)

Gerald Ford and his staff's reaction to losing to Jimmy Carter

Mandatory minimum sentences for a kid selling crack. Pardons for the real criminals wearing suits

Never forget

Katrina Evacuees Can Appeal Housing Decisions

"SO, here’s the crime – time. We’re out of it."

Occupied Afghanistan Now Supplying 90% of the World's Illegal Opium

Who's the moran filling in for Rush today?

Who is next Sharon or Fidel Castro?

According to the "National Review", you can have ready made

The reason Ford was chosen by Nixon

Is the Traditional Values Coalition in the red?

Presidential funerals in the future....

REGAN trashes O'LOOFAH, takes testosterone, moving to Dublin

Anybody still have their WIN buttons on their coats?

Bush to amputee soldier: "I’m so, so sorry"

I want better for my upcoming first grand daughter.

Banana Republics: In Search of Peace with Cindy Sheehan

Major League Baseball To Be Hit With More Steroid Scandals? (breaking on Drudge)

Duke DNA Cover-Up Transcript

Impeachment or Iraq pull-out? A hypothetical poll.

New Dixie Chicks Album Is Great!

FORD & BUSH: Compare and Contrast

Jimmy Carter remembers Gerald Ford

Sleeper Cell

This country needs to heal. A modest proposal.

Joseph P. Kennedy II for President

Art Exhibition On TORTURE-Set To Open In San Francisco Will Open Abu Ghraib Wounds (Warning-Graphic)

Baker sought to cover-up illegal trade with Saddam's Iraq, Israeli charges

Bush has declared that there will be a national day of mourning

Amazing reality check - Democracy Now vs- CNN regarding Pres. Ford.

Betty Ford is good former first lady

So if a Republican dies, we're not allowed to bring up criticisms of said Republican?

Covered up the Kennedy murder, pardoned Nixon, what a swell guy.

My mother, a liberal, has never heard of the Downing Street Memo

Tricky Dick was a criminal and a thug.

BAKER Involved In Cover-Up Of Illegal Trading With Regime Of Saddam Hussein

A Christmas Message from outside a US children's prison...

Something to consider about Ford's selection....

Gerald Ford didn't attend the funeral of the Marine who saved his life

Your prediction - How will Shrub make a photo-op out of Saddam's Death?

I just lost Randi...

I am seriously thinking of leaving DU

What about the Saddam poison-gas trial?

The global warming deniers at the White House have flip-flopped

This country could use more Gerald Fords

I didn't need a blast from the past

Funny how MSM & the Reich wing is soft peddling Vietnam on Ford's watch.

Rapist preys on men in Baytown

Edwards announcement tour will launch in New Orleans, LA on 12/28

Gerald R. Ford - Biography from site

Specter visits Syria, says it wants peace talks with Israel

WP's Ford obituary writer died last January

Why Biden Is Right (And Reid Is Wrong) On Troop Increase in Iraq

Be a Clone, Be A Clone, Be A Clone, you are whut ya eat!

Can we debunk the "Kerry dining alone in mess hall" photo?

Dead man writes Ford obituary

Well, I am really confused - set me straight DU friends about the US and the world

New bush poster

US accepts threat to polar bears (BA acknowledges global warming for the first time)

Edwards Statement on the passing of President Ford

Rice has not announced whether she will appear before Congress. What too busy?

This Takes The Cake Re: Gerald Ford

Dennis Kucinich on Gerald Ford...

These guys just wanted a "massage." They ended up becoming big time actors on the internet

Ford (and John Lewis) received the Kennedy Library 2001 "Profiles in Courage" Award

Do You Agree With Ford's Call For Congress To "Rebuke" Clinton?

Gerald Ford: Shrub cheerleader from the get-go

Stop trying to tell me Franklin Roosevelt was a great man...

Funeral Plans For Ford Announced

Go back 68 years...

Rotten Dead Pool -- pick who will die next

Mark Hemingway was the wrong man to write about Blackwater

FYI the Oprah show will rebroadcast the Obama interview tomorrow, I

Why isn't President Ford's death on the front page?

What is this garbage bush rants about "history will tell " ?

"DIRE warnings from China's first climate change report "

What do you think were the most important and under-reported stories of 2006?

On a lighter note (GWB air freshener)

Washington Post/Newsweek attacks atheists

If I can do it, any DUer can give $5 to the food bank fund drive!

The timing of Ford's death

Chess player caught cheating with wireless device.

democrats and republicans agree about the investigation of politicians' crimes:

NOOOOOO! now they are going to mess with peanuts

FYI: Keith Olbermann will be live tonight on Countdown

As we near 3000, a re-visit to "the list"

Money laundering, serial killing, theives, and bribe taking criminals and pardoners who pardon them

Sorry - I remember Ford as a "placeholder" and not much else.

Iranian Elections Give Stubborn Bush An Avenue Toward Diplomacy

Army Reservist Fatally Shot In Stand-Off With Police...

Bush Prepares For Meeting Thursday With Top Advisers; Sheehan Plans Protest

What should a soldier bring to Afghanistan??? My BF's ex-stepson is headed

For our own good, Daddy knows best: Gerald Ford

So will chimpy boy have to cut his vacation short again?...

I hope that George Herbert Walker Bush and Barbara Bush live to be 115

Vets recount experiences in Iraq...

Bush is bracing for new scrutiny

Watching keith

Holiday blues? Gaining Weight? Savings depleted? Make it right. . . . Come CAPTION!!!!

Hey everyone, the stock market closed today at a record high.

Where's Katie? News not big enough?

Best Careers for 2007: Get-Ahead Careers for the New Year

A Jew Asks What Would Jesus Do?

The Institutional Separation of Society

Here's an idea to freak the wacko Christians out!

Light the Candle & Bristol - Myers donates to AIDS research

rEpUbLiCaNhOtTiE IV- Original message rEpUbLiCaNhOtTiE IV- The Double-Header by TFT

What was on the missing 18 1/2 minutes of the Nixon tapes that were "erased"?

Surge in sales of surge suppressors to insurgents!

Was Gerald Ford's pardon of Richard Nixon the right thing to do?

Another legacy of Gerald Ford: The single bullet theory

My post on Gerald Ford.... and I live in West Michigan...

Hmmmmm. Rudolph isn't the only one with a red nose

Do you actually believe Batman is stronger than Superman?

Idiot "Trophy Hunters" Shoot Farmed, Fenced Elk

Did Hitler ever try to be funny like Chimpy? You know, looking for WMD's

C-Span has Ford hearing on Nixon pardon

A flap over recouping costs of Medicaid

Woodward just fanned my flame for impeachment.

FYI: Anderson Cooper Segment on "What is Christianity?" (CNN-right now)

Hunt for CIA 'black site' in Poland

This whole Gerald Ford thing...

for some reason,"1984" seemed appropriate to watch tonight

T B and a BeeGee on the QT (Tony Blair and Robin Gibb)

BC: Empire, Racism and Resistance

"Ford’s presidency began by pardoning a criminal scumbag."

AlterNet: Announcing the P.U.-litzer Prizes for 2006

I just Bought the soon to be banned "Bush Lied" T-Shirt

Ford's Staff: Cheney, Rummy, & Jim Baker ---pix--->>>

So, when do we take posession of congress and the senate? Popcorn stat.

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Do you actually believe Obama is more electable than Hillary in the general election?

If Ford had not pardoned Nixon, what would have happened to Nixon?

watching msnbc about Ford...

Question for Ford apologists: What is an impeachable offense?

The Forgotten Prince: How One Racehorse Escaped the Slaughterhouse.

My Letter TO Iraq and our troops

I remember Betty Ford and how she impressed me.

LIVE NOW | Mike Malloy on Gerald Ford's "Massive Coverups"

Name just ONE thing bush has done that is Illegal.

Nathan Given ..... (For Th1Onein)

What U.S. Supreme Court Justice wrote this?

Ford wasn't a perfect man

Does "Democratic Underground" do us a disservice?

Did you see shrub doing the blinky thing with his eyes during his news of GRF's death?

Ford felt he would go to hell when he dies

Obese, those with alcohol problems may be denied priority NHS care (UK)

*** Wednesday TOONs: Post Christmas Special ***

If Saddam's hanging is televised, will you watch?

Tor F? Is all the pardoning of Republican crooks the reason for their ascension?

Beware when Bush goes to his ranch to "think"...

Elizabeth Edwards post 2004 statement on DU

Gerald Ford Lambastes Bush from the Great Beyond

The Soldier

Curtis Sliwa ===> repug asshat

Wow! What a pic RawStory picked for their new article on McCain.

DemocracyNow!: the cold slap in the face of reality, just like DU

Global warming deniers - the new Holocaust deniers?

OMG! Will Pitt is a shill for al -Qaeda!

Will any Dems have the courage to speak out against Saddam's hanging?

Okay, the "War on Christmas is over." Time to plan for our "War on Easter."

Would Nixon have been pardoned if he and Ford were both Democrats?

Update: Disappearing Info List Still Growing

Another blizzard headed our way in Denver

The Most Outrageous Right Wing Comments of 2006

TOONS: Midweek edition

"Conyers Wants Nothing More In Public Life Than To Punish Bush For His Crimes"

DU your thang.....Pervert Phill is watching

DU "Views" Thing is Creepy! I post and get maybe 3 Replies yet there are over 300 VIEWS?

Gerald Ford, Unsentimentally - The Progrssive editorial

They said rotten things about every president that ever died.

Saddam Urges Iraqis to Seek Coexistence

One thing we can all thank Gerald Ford - Justice John Paul Stevens

All Presidents Do Good Things and Bad Things

Enough about how bad Gerald Ford was. How about a poll on the real issue?

82nd Airborne's 2nd Brigade (Fort Bragg) is going to Kuwait

Obama did nothing for 2 years in the Senate? Another media lie! Here is the truth:

Confirmation Aircraft Carrier John C. Stennis to Sail for Persian Gulf Next Week

What's up with CBS News???

Embargoed Interview-FORD ON IRAQ: "Rumsfeld+Cheney+Bush Made Big Mistake Going To War"

Good looking guy. You know who he is? Sure you do.

Chavez wins Time's Person of the Year - Time ignores the result.

When chimpy dies, will we refrain from saying bad things?

Bush Administration "dissappears" numerous records from public view

I've lost much of my humanity.

'A thick skin'

Presidential Primary Predictions

"Ford was the only unelected President in U.S. history"

What's Wrong With Cinderella?

Healing can only begin when repukes get off the hook for their crimes.

Dana Carvey Announces Gerald Ford's Death

THE number one obstacle to overcoming the problem of global warming is

Today's drug test ruling: What are the Constitutional ramifications?

Today I say enough

Condi " Got Her Grove On" At the Kennedy Center Honors~

OK, you don't like that Ford pardoned Nixon

Nicolas' mom did not choose abortion. She chose to have her child.

You know it comes in 3's: Gerald Ford, James Brown---who's next?

Ford Death Rekindles Memories Of Gay Man Who Thwarted Assassination Attempt

Gerald R. Ford Sort Of Goes To Heaven.

Bush twins' quiet return to DC

NRA's Graphic Novel Includes "Animal Rights Terrorists," George Soros As A "Gun-Ban Bankroller"

it was CARTER's pardon, not ford's, that healed a divided nation

The Impact of Corporations on the oldie but goodie.

All of this Ford-bashing is really disheartening...

Stop trying to tell me Gerald Ford was a good, decent man.

Mass. High Court Refuses To Order Anti-Gay Amendment Vote

Ford pardon "sealed Watergate shut "

FBI Says Files In Leak Cases Are ‘Missing'

DUers have raised $12,393 for America's Second Harvest so far! -- And there's STILL TIME TO DONATE!

Is George Bush cracking under the strain of the White House

John Kerry bashing continues...

What if Agnew had still been veep when Nixon quit?

Kid Rock: "No matter what you think of this war, you have to support and respect our troops."

Can a President Pardon Himself?

The long slow spiral down…

John Pilger's first cinema release: "The War On Democracy"

To Lionize or Demonize...

Edwards is in the Race!

The thing that Ford was MOST proud of is the biggest stain on democracy

1973--V.P. Agnew Resigns, Nixon consults on successor- could it happen again?

Anyone want to consider a current issue today?

More bashing of Bush admin in Stripes: Rumsfeld was a catastrophe

More than 1 million New Yorkers ask: food or rent?

Is all war wrong?

What is neo-realism? How does it relate to the Iraq War?

Why We Need Criminal Justice Reform in 2007

I found an old mirror the other day, and I saw something in it I had not seen before

First Person To Suggest Plame Leak Was Treason COMMITS SUICIDE!?

Hey, just how NICE is the new DEM majority supposed to be???

MSM Gives Bush a Pass On His Denial of 655,000 Killed in Iraq

MUST READ! Greg Palast: Katrina Was BushCo's Version of Ethnic Cleansing


Retail SLAVE LABOR and the So-Called "Robust Economy:" How Companies are Screwing Retail Employees!

President Ford in denial about the Communist Threat

Watergate Scandal Escalates......Gerald Ford is named V.P.

Cafferty on the costs of war (12/22/06)

Most. Powerful. Anti-War. Music. Video. Ever. (Metallica - One)

Bush Blair Press Conference

Tomorrow Begins Today

Red State Update - Gerald Ford Dead

Edwards in New Orleans, Ninth Ward, day before announcement.

Alternative Christmas Message (2006)

Pat Robertson, dressed all in black, says we have won the war already.

Gerald Ford for President 1976 TV Ad

NYT: With Promises of a Better-Run Congress, Democrats Take on Political Risks

Conservatives are alien to me

The Shoot-out at the Corral

Converting The Heathens (Mara Vanderslice, the guru of the DINO Movement)

Converting The Heathens (Mara Vanderslice, the guru of the DINO Movement)

New Year's Utopianism Needed Fast

Behind the scenes, George Bush is personally pushing Iraqi puppets...?

We, the mob

Scuttle is Sen Evan Bayh is considering running for Gov of Indiana

Best city to host the 2008 convention

Military considers recruiting foreigners, Muslims

What The Hell Is Going On? * Makes Statement On Ford With "Western White House" Seal In Background?

RIP Gerald Ford

Ford's legacy: Evangelical Jimmy Carter who opened the door

Gerald Ford, We Hardly Knew Ye

U.S. "Joe Blow" keeps track of Iraq war dead (

Taking the War on the Middle Class to the other side

Anybody have poll archives for December 2002 (Democrats)?

Gerald Ford couldn't tolerate Bunnypants Bush anymore

Bush's New Look on Iraq: Weary

Juniors in High School will have the opportunity

Polls from late 2003 (a lesson in how meaningless current ones are!)

Anger in Iraq's Najaf after U.S. kills Sadr aide

bush might pass the 3,000 slaughtered "number" before the New Year

Keep your eye on our new senator! Ms. Klobuchar is ready to do the people's work in Washington!

Iranian Elections Give Stubborn Bush An Avenue Toward Diplomacy

Intollerance...A republikkan value. Still doubt me???

John Edwards joins presidential race

FEMA to be run by Pigs and Animals....

DU this poll! "Are you glad progressives will have more of a say"

The Great Giveaway of America's Roads and Military to Non US Citizens!

WIN Year in Review: Labor enters the Information Age

Aborting abortion rights

The TV Was On Loud In Another Room When I Woke Up This A.M. And I Still Didn't Know Ford Died......

For those who think ignoring the South is a good election strategy

Three Dead Presidents in Photo from 1991.

Scarborough's next piece

B-U-S-H spells death.

AAR - no longer in Boston - any word on its future?

FYI: Anderson Cooper Segment on "What is Christianity?" (CNN-right now)

what must happen

Syrian Ambassador Wants Dialogue With U.S. On Iraq's Future

Obama on Oprah tomorrow (re-run)

question--WHO was that idiot on msnbc last night, during the "ford died" breaking news segment,

Two sensible letters from local paper... to make up for the horrible one I posted previously.

It's official: Edwards to run for president

Edwards Supporters ! Are you ready !!!!

Isn't it time for someone to declare they are running for President in 2012?

Were you sad Gerald Ford died?

wouldn't it be great to hear these words of Ford's come out of Bush' mouth?

Mayaguez press coverage at the time

For the record--the Ford pardon of Richard Nixon

Tales of the French, er, oops, no the American foreign Legion!

Obama or Edwards or Clark or Kerry win in '08, some DUers will complain if Dean doesn't get credit

Edwards new website & logo is up!

I urge anyone who's not sure about Obama's qualifications/experience to read "Dreams from my Father"

Serious question - can we win in 2008...stay with me for a second.

Looks Like Big Trouble Ahead for Clinton and Obama.

Correction: Schwarzenegger breaks leg waiting to ski

Neal Conan today on Talk of the Nation

Evans-Novak Report: Bush Must Begin Redeploying Troops By 2007 To Avoid GOP "Catastrophe" in 2008

I Don't Have A Problem With Any Democrat Seeking The Presidency...But

Edwards appealing, should I jump ship?

When President Ford pardoned Nixon for Watergate, he also pardoned him for Pinochet coup

Senate sex blog suit heads toward X-rated trial [AP]

Candle light vigil in Lakeland, day after 3000th death.

Holy Cow. Outsourcing Torture Began Under Clinton, Not Bush.

Time gives full credit for Dem win to 4 people....Dean gives credit to the people of the party. .

If Dennis' candidacy is "quixotic" why are denouncing him for running?

It's OFFICIAL!!! Edwards going for it my prediction he's the front runner by...