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Archives: January 14, 2006

the latest from ----treasure of baghdad

US Activists Study Bolivarian Revolution

RealID-PennDOT decries deadline for changes in issuing driver's licenses


Mark McClellan says we are working--(its hard work)--

A Protest, a Spy Prog. & a Campus in an Uproar (credible threat)

“Duke” of Deception" (nat. security implications of Cunningham scandal)

Reffering Iran to UNSC will result in $100.00 barrel oil

The State of the Empire, 2006

USA Today/AP: Boehner's special-interest past colors bid

Republican Gold-Diggers Hit the Wall

Santa Cruz JournalA Protest, a Spy Program and a Campus in an Uproar

'Divine mission' driving Iran's new leader

Abramoff's singing has D.C. cringing

Lange's secret papers reveal USA's bully tactics

NYT: Nursing Homes Confront New (Medicare) Drug Plan's Hurdles

Fear Overshadows Eid Festival

Our 'Conservative' Republican Congress

NY Times Removes Columnists Email from Public - Only Select Now

How the FBI Spied on Edward Said

NYT: When Soldiers Come Home, Trauma Can Set In (worth a read)

AP - US Conservatives Step Up Activities Overseas

Iraq, the mother of all budget busters

Democrats See Wide Bush Stamp on Court System

Basra: What really happened

A General's Dishonor (WP)

Bush Will Request $52 Million For Asia-Pacific Kyoto "Alternative"

Sea Turtle Dieoff In El Salvador Puzzles Biologists - LA Times

Drilling On Buried Lake Vostok Continues Non-Stop In Antarctica - Novosti

Does your community have a energy plan??

Ukraine Wants to Produce Own Nuclear Fuel

Utilizing "retired" cargo containers as apartment building blocks.

Weather Too Warm For Ice Roads - Canadian Native Towns Cut Off - Reuters

VOA News: Study Finds Direct Link Between Global Warming and Extinctions

What Will The World Be Like With Hundreds Of Millions More Cars?

Yucca Mountain planners reorganizing: Changes planned for nuclear waste

Population threat linked to global warming

We've met the enemy; and Sharon is us

Exodus of Jews balanced OR not balanced by an influx of Palestinians?

Getting busy in Gaza

Tests show activity in Sharon's brain

IDF troops in West Bank kill Palestinian mother and son

Netanyahu's new agenda: Quell unrest, make Likud look centrist

Hamas No. 2: We'll negotiate with Israel better than others

Cabinet expected to approve East Jerusalem PA vote Sunday (no Hamas)

Settlers, security forces clash in Hebron

Did Norquist's close ties to terrorists lead to 9/11 LIHOP?

attention DU-ers...the History Channel is blocking

the NIST report

Motive for imploding the WTC 7

PACE New Mexico and others join the Lopategui vs. Vigil-Giron lawsuit

Anyone else blown away by what Fritakis said about Warren County?

CT: Supposed state requirement for voting machines never existed

FL: ES&S Betrays Agreement with Leon County /Last Minute Pull-Out

Here's A Quick Summary I Made From Last Night's Q & A

Would optical vote counting be acceptable to you if…

Thank you mod mom and Bob Fitrakis "highlights"

Election Reform, Fraud, & Related News Saturday 01/14/06

Kerr County TX: Sounds like HAVA is making it more difficult to vote.

Did You Know ES&S And Diebold , And 2 Brothers Counted 80%

True Majority wants ideas! Can you say election reform?

can we get more than 8 votes for the Daily thread?

Rebecca Mercuri: On Lotto ball drawing for mandatory VVPB audits

Can Al Gore run for governor of California?

Governor Dean to be in Danvers on Feb. 10.

Meet multiple candidates, January 22, Weston

Boston City Councilor Jerry McDermott knowingly signed anti-gay petition

Phil Dunkelbarger for US Representative (Mass 9th CD)

Doran/Kiscaden mailing anyone else get one?

***LIVE UPDATE*** MN DU Get-together at Fong's

Mac OS X users: Most recent software update of iTunes gave me problems

I need some help on building an FTP site

Audio recording question.

Two week old onboard NIC croaked !

Hastert urging Ney to quit chairmanship of House panel

Any Toledo area Duers? PM me I have an idea. n/t

Justice Resnick , only Dem. in statewide elected office, won’t run again

Strickland is almost certain to pick Peter Lawson Jones,

Fun and informative website, RE: DeLay scandals

Chronicle poll shows DeLay support waivering

This is fun! MSNBC: DeLay supporters defecting

Completly Asinine anti Feingold LTTE in the Stevens Point Journal.

Do you have manual, or know how to use, a Zojirushi NS-JCC10 rice cooker?

Dream kitchen

Does everyone know about the Bulte thing?

Liberals need someone with Trudeau's wit and brains!

I voted yesterday at the advance poll.

Basra: What really happened

U.S. Bars Spain's Sale of Planes to 'Antidemocratic' Venezuela

Hindustan Times: India's vote on Iran holds key to Indo-US nuke deal

Baltimore Sun: 3 vying for DeLay's post

Wider Fight Is Seen as Alito Victory Appears Secured - fall elections

Pakastani officials deny al-Queda's N° 2 Zawahiri killed

NYT: Senate Challenge (by Rep. Andrews) Is Averted in New Jersey

Guardian Angels get bumpy ride in Toronto

Lawmaker: Alito's record detrimental to Hispanics

NYT/AP: Va. Gov. (Kaine) Goes for Historic Inauguration (in Williamsburg)

Churches weigh in on court nomination

Marine dies of wounds sustained on Friday (#2215)

Rep. Issa announces candidacy for Republican House leadership post

CBS News: Murtha Details His Exit Strategy

King Children Divided Over Fate of Center (may sell to Natl Park Service)

Israel reconsiders decision to cut ties with Robertson after apology

The States Step In As Medicare Falters

Why Iran will lead to WW3

Pakistan Condemns Purported CIA Airstrike

Qaeda No.2 away during attack: Pakistan official

Ahmadinejad says Iran wants to investigate EU rights abuses

Pakistan Condemns Purported CIA Airstrike

Schwarzenegger denies clemency to aged murderer

Pakistan -al-Qaida's second-in-command MISSED HIM AGAIN

Humvee improvements fall on soldiers

From firebrand to pussycat: Galloway's TV transformation

DeLay eyes funding post

Clinton backs Blair as UN chief

Oscar winner Shelley Winters dies at 85

Pakistanis Condemn Purported CIA Attack

Second suspect arrested in murder of 'Times' reporter

How we (the Australian Govt) wrongly locked away 60 people

Reffering Iran to UNSC will result in $100.00 barrel oil

Basra: What really happened

Partisans prep for assisted-suicide ruling

Democrats See Wide Bush Stamp on Court System

Visiting New Orleans

USA Today/AP: Boehner's special-interest past colors bid

War-ravaged Chechnya needs polygamy, says its leader

Democrats sue over misdialed calls

'Divine mission' driving Iran's new leader

Civil Liberties Union fights torture of detainees

CDC: Flu virus resistant to two drugs (regular influenza, not avian)

Clinton praises McCarthy's courage

Santa Cruz JournalA Protest, a Spy Program and a Campus in an Uproar

AP: Boy shot by police at school dies

Bird flu samples show new mutation

LAT: (California) Medicare Situation Still Chaotic

INNOVATION. The American Left's Only Hope

Fists fail to fly in battle over Supreme Court seats

New program in Texas jails illegal immigrants

Sen. Durbin: U.S. Deserves Honest Leaders

Conservatives Step Up Activities Overseas (emboldened)

Prosecutor: Mom of raped teen took $10,000 hush money

Protest held over 'torture flights' (UK)

Ahmadinejad says Bush, Merkel must be prosecuted for defending Israel

Iran 'does not need nuclear arms' (says Ahmadinejad) | BBC

LAT: Prius Tax Break May Not Last Long

NYT: Nursing Homes Confront New (Medicare) Drug Plan's Hurdles

Commander in Iraq Is Reported to Re-Up for Another Tour

Saudi king opens up $1 trillion of business to the West

Netanyahu's new agenda: Quell unrest, make Likud look centrist

Troubles erode DeLay's support in 22nd District

Watchdog group: Nothing 'strictly false' in DeLay ad

Ellsberg: Exposing Secrets May Save Lives

Khaddam says forming exile government (Syria)

Brown mades call for British pride

LAT/AP: Official: Iraqi Election Results Delayed

Indicting grand jury had Democratic tilt

Iran threatens to end nuclear cooperation

Bishop Calls for Dialogue On Iraq (Catholic/Orlando)

Majority within Tories' grasp (Canada)

Cobb commission can keep pre-meeting prayers

Schwarzenegger backs off lunch-break proposal

Cheney concedes failure to boost backing for war

WP: Web Site Attacks Critic of War (the Swift-Boating of Murtha)

Protesters Win Ruling on D.C. Arrests

Ex-Congressman's Children Face State Suit Over Campaign Money

Israel reconsiders decision to cut ties with Robertson after apology

President asks Senate to quickly confirm Alito

Jewish group denies Chavez charges that it represents U.S. policies

U.S. Energy Department opens bidding to run top nuclear lab

MI5 will get new powers to bug MPs

Pakistan Condemns Deadly U.S. Airstrike

Dems Ready Proposal on Code of Conduct

Man who shot pope may face desertion charges

BREAKING: AP reports the Emir of Kuwait has died

Alumnus slams Alito's `insensitivity'

Chronicle poll shows DeLay support waivering

Bolton blasts UN's 'map without Israel'

Chafee is undecided

Venezuela's Jews Defend Leftist President in Flap Over Remarks

Lawmakers probe shortage of Katrina housing

Challenge to Bush ("Faith-Based") Initiative Reinstated

CNN: Lawyer: Authorities were told student's gun was fake

(Jeffrey ) MacDonald gets fourth appeal (looks like he will get new trial)

Watchdog group: Nothing 'strictly false' in DeLay ad

DNA Clears Fla. Man of 1981 Rape, Robbery

Movie Actor Baldwin Launches Anti-Porn Action, Promises Newspaper Ads

Go, Johnny, Go on TMC

"Niravam" Anyone ever take it? - for Anxiety attacks?

UNLIMITED Long Distance on land line

Road Trip: Day 2

Brave Little Toaster is an odd movie. Acid induced?


Steely Dan kicks ass


Great Gift Ideas!

You might go to church

Now that you're retired (stop me if you've heard this)

The Copper Clapper Caper

Name an actor who has been in three of the top five movie franchises


Minerva ....

Well, good night/morning, Lounge

i just returned from the Chicago DU meetup, ask me anything!

anyone up?

Name that Tune ...

cell phone advice requested - i am unhappy with the high bills!

New Kids On The Block fans check in........

escape to KitchenWitch Mountain, should i put it on my netflix queue...

Memo from George to Tony

"Turtles Can Fly" Anyone else seen it?

Escape to Witch Mountain is a great movie....

Saturday earworm.

friday the 13th, full moon

Why do birds suddenly appear.......

I cant decide between rasinets or goobers t o snack on while I watch monk.


I'm gonna howl!! AAAAAA OOOOOO!!! WHO'S WITH ME?


EWWW..maggots found in baby cereal

Need help with skylight whatchamacallit.

Best New Relationship CD or Album Ever

I'm going to be off-line for awhile

Oooh! Great shots of Paris Hilton!

5:Something and i'm awake

Poodles rule on the streets of Manhattan

Abramoff theme song?

I can't get in to GD:Politics. Any one else having probs?

I just poured my heart out into a thread posting... and it didn't post

is there anybody out there?

How much would you pay for gas??

Vampire Seeks Job as Minnesota Governor

You can either go back in time or out into space

I think this is truly my favorite Kinkade painting, and I wish I had it

Anyone here listen to Weekend Edition this morning 14 Jan?

Sign up here for the Lounge Co-ed Softball Team

Pull My Finger

MLK Day is Monday--Does anybody care?

Hot damn!

well, I buried my cat in my backyard last night.

The Reason I watch Figure Skating on T.V...

Merriam-Webster's Words of the Year 2005

Who else is watching the "All in the Family" marathon?

"Doctor Who" (2005) to air on the sci-fi channel in March 2006.

I just told my dog he shouldn't eat so fast

Has anyone seen "Before Sunset"?

Let's hear about your first bris!

I'm listening to Transformer by Lou Reed

Okay I'm totally loving my new music channels on the tee-vee

Things we'd never hear a particular DUer say:

Dupe! Oops

I was going to post something insouciant, but decided, ah, why bother.

Heads Up: Flying Spaghetti Monster People

Ever dropped a Mentos into a 2 liter of Coke?

Got the results of my Hba1c

For Our Rev Cheesehead

How the hell am I supposed to stalk people with a broken search engine?

are You Being Served?

"Arrrrgghhh!! I *hate* my student loan debt!!"--a brief rant

The Unitarian Executive

How disturbing is my signature?

MrsG wants to know: "What Would Brian Boitano Do?"

94 posts to the BIG 3000!!! Ask me anything!

Do the Hestias go off at noon on Saturday in your town?

An Oldie... but Goodie - The Complete History of Jack Schitt

Hear That??

Happy Saturday!

Can sloppy women ever get along with a neat freak guy?

Party down!

Weigh in, Lounge

how is this for a Dear John (Joan) letter?

Can We Have a Toast for Slobs!

Prognosis... My brother probably has cancer.

Who knows how often the guts of an apt AC unit has to be cleaned out?

Rice President?

What southern, home-style cuisine shall I have this evening?

Today my neighbour nailed shut my fusebox

Just for LaraMN

Chickenhawk presidents who dress up in military uniforms.

I just got back from that evil bastion of socialism

Cheap airfare?

Do the sirens go off at noon on Saturday in your town?

Can't Wait Until This Day! ROFL!

Please send prayers and good thoughts to HereKittyKitty.

Goodnight all

Post the worst-ever smilie here! My candidate is this:

What's in your car?

Finally, I got rid of Firefox! So fucking many little annoyances...


I always feel better about myself after I go to Cici's Pizza.

Why pot?


Help me decide what's for dinner tonight.

are images working?

Worst use of synthesizers in an 80's pop song...


The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 1/14/06)

I feel like someone has stabbed me repeatedly.....

Seattle 17 - Washington 10; Redskins have the ball on the SEA 20 yard line


Asimo.... and you thought it was just another pretty face.... holy

Let's hear about your first kiss!

Anybody here ever work in customer service?

Dan Reeves that make(s) you want to SCREAM

Jailtime: 12 years. Fine: $30,000. Cockpunching a Cop: Priceless

It's time for... Kitten pix!

Is there a chance the track could bend?

I caught a Fall Out Boy earworm. What should I do?

I'm hungry. This makes me think of the question I'd like to ask.

Saw "SockPuppet Mountain" last night.... Some thoughts...

I forgot how hot the women were in Thunderball

Ever been hit on or checked out by someone of your own gender?

If senate Dems don't impeachibuster ScaBushlito then I'm leaving the party

Reply to this post only if...

Hint, hint! Check out my avatar!

New Pic thread! New pictures of my munchkins and our dog, Buddy

What's the greatest civil rights song from the 50's or 60's?

How long does it take the old to indicate?

Need Help introducing new cat (one eyed oreo ) to two kittens (torties)

Foods that you know you won't like just by looking at it?

i just received my ebay purchase of 9 evergreen magazines

How long does it take mold to copulate?

You know....there are some fine Southerners here on DU:

It's Red, Kim

It's bed, Tim

Remember Vaughn Bode?

Let's hear about your first bras!

Another good one from our venerable Bad Reporter....

Let's go CRAZY!

***Official Pats/Broncs Game Thread!!***

Do you have manual, or know how to use, a Zojirushi NS-JCC10 rice cooker?

Romantic movies - what are the best?

Let's hear about your first night in jail.

The Dachshund won the Hound Group

I might have a problem.

Anyone got a good non-medicinal cure for sinus headaches?

progmom on the air - post jazz requests here


I've washed my hands of the NFL

worked the last 2 weeks so I'll try again: HERE WE GO REDSKINS HERE WE GO!


Martin Luther King, Bob Marley, John Lennon...

After Harry Joy dropped dead... his life was never the same again.

Please All, and You Will Please None

Let's hear about your first night in IKEA.

I am at work watching my The Lone Gunmen DVD s, drinking a Dr. Pepper and

Bobbie Gentry Appreciation thread. Ode to Billie Joe

Have a great evening lounge lizards

Post the funniest thing you have ever heard, or read by a conservative:

I love this picture of a little girl playing the violin, while her dog --

dammit to hell non-sports relatives

Since we're talkin' 80s...Best song featuring Orchestra Stabs?

Best Breakup CD or Album Ever

NE Patriots fan? Or NE Patriots hater?

The pain. The fucking pain. I have a message for you:

All football games have been cancelled so you can watch figure skating

Due to recent avatar theads...peace kitties check in!

I spent two hours at the mall today, looking for things for

Denver Broncos fan? Denver Broncos hater?

How long does it take for a cold to incubate?

It's dead, Jim.

The Lounge needs a dose of Viking Kittens!

The truth about CaliforniaPeggy!

for my 20,000th post, I give you

Scarlett Johansson Sighting: She's Hosting SNL!

So, what did you all give your house staff for the holidays?

What do I have in common with Pentagon money?

New England is out of the playoffs

DUer 'fearnobush' just became a father w/ twin boys!

Any idea how much it would cost to have professional movers move

Thank baby jeebus! No more "threepeat!" tripe!

Daily Appreciation Thread for: Southlandshari!

Can you carry termites from old house to new house when you move in?

For my 1,004 post....

Ever notice how we've never had a president born in the 1930s?

**I Think I've Reserved the Right to Officially Surrender to the Broncs**

Let's hear about your first bars!

Champ Bailey appreciation thread

Tom Brady appreaciation thread

Sasha Cohen Appreciation Thread

Weatherman rule#1: wipe grin off face when following homeless beating clip

The SO-CALLED dynasty is over!

Shawn Sawyer Appreciation Thread

Question about meth labs & stuff?

Heads up Scarlett Johanson fans!

I really seriously believe I'm going to have to kill my neighbors

Pats Lose!!! Pats Lose!!! Pats Lose!!!!

I just saw Brokeback Mountain - ask me anything!

Ok so now I'm scared


***Official Pats/Broncs Game Thread--Part Deux!!***

RIP Shelly Winters - Dead at 85

Wow. I never knew.


*sigh* I'm making my grocery list

Frosted strawberry poptarts are nature's perfect food. Discuss.

Why I Am Straight

Woohoo!!! I just got tickets for U2 at Aloha Stadium!

I can't believe I will pull for Denver today

Would you date a three breasted woman?

Okay, here is the real reason I am a lesbian. Why are YOU . . .

Cold wind on the water, and rain on the road

CDC-Center for Disease Control Alert!!!

Some nitwit rear-ended me at a light tonight.

Is this fabulous? Asked to try out for "Queer Eye For The Straight Guy"

The Uconn Huskies beat the Georgetown Hoyas - hmm...

Have you ever been Hypnotoaded?

Favorite Cold Treat?

My embarassing, idiot Republican father

Did you know that 1 in 10 people has a third nipple?

More vocalizing! ForrestGump wears black because


Why do you change your avatar?


Do you live in a dump?

Pet Peeves that make you want to SCREAM!

Who's watching FIGURE SKATING tonight.....?

XM Radio over the Internet -- anyone do this?

The fence my father built 60 years ago survived Katrina!

has "Inside the Actors Studio" jumped the shark?

Dion has a new album "Bronx In Blue"

Tonight's Chicago DU Meetup Pictures!

Hands up for Iggy!

Don't crush that dwarf, hand me the pliers!

Sloganize your name...

What is the greatest pop song from the 80s?

Have you ever been hypnotized?

Oscar winner Shelley Winters dies at 85

Saw "Brokeback Mountain" last night..... Some thoughts....

Photos from Alaska


What kind of cheese is RevCheesehead?

Any Patton Oswalt fans out there?

Things we'd never hear U say:

LAT: Why God chose the Jews

Thinking about Quakers

Paul and Silas, bound in jail, had no money for to go their bail

My Grandmother: A Deathbed Vision and Preparing to Die

New Show on AAR: State of Belief, Examines Religion + Politics, Activism

Rumi - I was inspired by leftladyfrom mo

Churches challenge Canada-US refugee agreement

Zen for the Day

Association for Women in Science to meet at AAAS in St; Louis

NYT: NASA Mission to Explore Solar System's Edge

Of Queers and Kong

Springfield Anti-gay Petition Fraud Victims Speak Out

Book of Daniel Yanked: Nashville Too 'Sensitive' - Activist Alert

`Brokeback' may herald acceptance of gay marriage

Redskins coaches call stupid game plan...Skins loose.

Sing it with me now: nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah...hey, hey, hey...

'Bama Wins At Rupp Arena!

Colts Cornerback Injured In Family Dispute(Harper-Wife stabs knee)

T.O. junior?


Looking Grim for the Redskins

This was on the front page of today's Denver paper

do your cats hate getting brushed...

help, my dog may have rectal cancer....

well, my Taurus T-Square just smacked me up side my head!

Understanding What The Astral Plane Is (A Scientific Viewpoint)

I can't remember when I last felt this depressed

New Features on JK Frappr Map

Kerry clarifies position on outsourcing

I think I figured it out: It was a box

I've missed you guys all day!

Can we please quit bombing shit

Have a look!

Vote 'em down!!!

John Kerry Tours Quake Ravaged Region of Pakistan

Brush Creek - KC Plaza

On my way.

I'm turning 50 next month, and I think I want a 'good' camera.

Hey, y'all - Look who made 10,000 posts this week!!

my freeper cousin's wife has been recalled

Uh, sorry to break the bad news but....

New Show on AAR: State of Belief, Examines Religion + Politics, Activism


Iran and Israel will be kings of the Middle East jungle--The Guardian

Strange things are happening down here. Because of the family

Give 'em hell Al!

True or False : Harrriet Miers was more competent than Sam Alito.

"Why I am getting out of the Marines"

A few comments from Goebbels about to have one.

Your help is needed (and it will be fun):

System of A down....Can we win this thing without civil war?

Nothing has changed--not a DAMN thing. Why, WHY is it

VIDEO-Bush the ass #1 to German Chancellor Merkel


LOL Canada's business newspaper endorses Harper for reasons

Has there ever been a fiscally responsible Republican President

Anyone else having trouble.....

Mild spring and Massive Demonstrations predicted for D.C.

we could make them ALL cry like babies if we wanted to

so, now terrorists have privacy with their false ID's, but we are

Iran nuclear impasse could hurt US-India atomic deal

Think you buy organic? Think again


A New Orleans reality check: Residents scoff at President Bush’s plea

Smirky - you are a heck of a war criminal.

You Can Now Bet on how many times Assclown says "Evil" in SOTU...

VIDEO-Olbermann on the Cell Phone Buyup in Midland (Hemmit) TX

C&L Vid Clip: End of Scalito hearings...hey, what about your wife?

Great "Language of Treason" article over on DailyKos

I think they changed the millenium on us;

must be nice to have a job that you CAN'T be fired from

A court seat for privilege...By Derrick Z. Jackson

Should this guy be in jail or offered some free medical care?

Not fit for the court -Boston Globe

As I turn on my TV and tune into the National Propaganda Channel (NBC)

RNC attacks reporter- "admitted he was previously an editorial writer"

73 year old church deaconess in La. won't be prosecuted for looting

Update on racist attacks on Maryland churches

perhaps the democrats are saving the filibuster ...

Apparently Iran blew up NYC--at least that's what one

DNA Clears Fla. Man of 1981 Rape, Robbery - Gosh he sure looked guilty

VIDEO- Clinton and FISA

Avian Flu update from WHO

Tweety is on Weekend Today

Should the NOW defend Condi Rice?

what should be done with a highly overpayed, fuck-up employee?

DU Psychics: GUESS the subject of today's King George Radio Address

My letter to Norm Coleman

W personally changed Clinton's policy so as to spy on Americans pre 911

the terrifying thing about the war on terror is that so many believe it

Collateral damage?

If David Duke is nominated to the Supreme Court?

Laura Rozen's outstanding article about why the Dukester wore a wire

Unitary Executive Branch/ The Woe prisident...

US strategy against Al-Qaeda may work after all.

Attorneys argue: CA Death Row inmate "too old and frail to be executed"

So who are the gals that sat with Mrs Alito all week?

The REPS are desperate to get Alito on the SC

Lincoln City, NE considers Scarlet 'red-tag' Letters

Falwell: The Alito Juggernaut

Gonzales to Testify on Domestic Spying

can DU download AL Gore speech monday?

And since we bombed Pakistan, they are beginning to hate us too.

Critique requested - I've never written a LTTE before.

Pakistan family pays ultimate price for siding with Bush*

My e-mail to DeWine and Voinovich

any doubts that there was indeed a Y2K virus that came in in the year 2000

When is the Senate vote on Alito? n/t

We found Padilla's al Qaeda application, U.S. says

Grr Florida who would have guessed. Who gets money for wrongful conviction

Art of the Inquisition's victims revealed in Sicily

GD Pol is disabled ?

VIDEO-Bush the ass # 2 to German Chancellor Merkel

Some prescient words from Teddy Roosevelt

Fire razes Hemingway island haunt

Who knew we would get a true-to-life Elmer Gantry flim-flam man...?

Defending torture and the right to illegal incarceration

Hello GD (and GDP)

Look for Bush Bashing 2001 Maniacs

Should I post this Freeptard comment on my blog?

Democrats should force Republicans to go to "nuclear option"...

Cannibalism of US pioneers thrown into doubt

why is this son of a bitch smiling?

how will all these assholes escape prosecution?

Military families urged to laugh.

Did * issue an executive order prior to 9/11 authorizing domestic spying?

Is the Politics Board Down?

Poodles rule on the streets of Manhattan

"Dems Unable to Shake/Rattle Alito"-I keep reading that type of phrase

From the Pen of: Ben Sargent - This is just too true.

Who owns my body?

Dems need to treat Alito like Thugs treated Harriet Miers.

Free Republic Movie Reviewer on NPR - Bye NPR

Bush Radio Address: Give "brilliant" Scalito "a prompt up-or-down vote"

Of course the confirmation hearings process is broken. What isn't?

Gannonesque: Is Les Kinsolving the new Jeff Gannon?

Sweet Victory: Living Wage Coalition Honors MLK Legacy

Oh look! We've killed Al Quaida's #2 man (again).

This is a friend's account of the translator killed when Jill Carroll

No one wants to dance with Ralphie Reed anymore.....Poor widdle Ralphie>>

Question on NSA taps.........

NSA used city police as trackers

Separation of Powers question

This author was placed on the no fly list. - Can it get worse?

American reporters, like Jill Carroll, in Iraq

Thankfully, Spain Continues to Defy Fascist U.S. Imperialism......!

Struggling GM Launches Internet Casino

I miss the world where America was respected for its humanity...

Did we have a SupremeCourt Nomination and No One Came?

Without good health care, Cheney would never have been alive

We've been wondering what the W stands for? George Wiretapper Bush.

With Iran on the Horizon

Falwell Gets the Memo, too. Up or down vote.

George Guantanamo Bush --->>>

CNN 'JUST IN' Al Zawahiri NOT killed.

WP's Kurtz runs smear on Murtha in typical "he said/she said style"

The warmongers are put on notice: We the people everywhere are fed up

Ralph Reed - What a friggin' tool.

The US Kills EIGHTEEN People in Pakistan. NONE were "No. 2 "..

Saddam judge 'resigns from trial' ?

Alan Bennett on Sirius Talk Left

Pamela Anderson takes on Colonel Sanders

Is there anything we can do to restore our image in the ME at this point?

A Conversation With Bob Fitrakis. DU's Q & A Last Night In Summary!

what think you of Specter's lecturing the witnesses


Al Gore to address "Constitutional Crisis." Looks like he's out for blood

How many branches of the U.S. Government.....

Throw out the garbage -- new toon 1/14/06


Got into an angry discussion with a rightie

New Grand Theft Election Ohio: "As Goes California" Gov.Blanco Recall

Will Bill O'Reilly Say there is a "War" on the Martin Luther King Holiday

NSA used city police as trackers - to monitor War Protestors - Memo Shows

If someone shot a Hellfire missile at your house by accident...

WorldNutDaily pushing propaganda to affect Ohio's Governor Race

Kudos to the DLC on their article: "Money Should Not Talk"

Interesting scary Experience at Lowes (regarding ID theft)

Have you ever been hypnotized?

DOD stonewalling Kucinich on dead marines

Our Democratic Leaders:

Meet L. Brent Bozell III... the slimy coward who’s Swift Boating Murtha.

Mystery of Pope's night-time visits to his old haunts

Alito hearings prove one big thing. The true Dems don't have a party

A chink in Shrubya's logic, one of the many...... "Iran with a

White folks are starting to sit on their pitty pots.

** BUGS **

Biden and that (#*($*#( baseball cap....

2006 - A state of confusion

Burns returns Abramoff donation to his crony

Laura Bush pushes Condi for Prez 2008

Lawrence Korb on MSNBC: Impossible to knock out Iranian nuke program...

Possible way to tell if your email is being watched?

Bug Delay has this guy's defense attorney, will want his parole officer

How does this phrase sound?

Pakistan's protested US bombing raids before. No wonder they're pissed.

The 'media' did it's best to 'get out' #2 Al Qaeda death story.

Reunified Islam: Unlikely but Not Entirely Radical

The anger is understandable and warranted...

More on Risen's book "State of War"-Remember movie "Enemy of the State"?

Repugs to hold State of the Union House Partys

Got one! Story of shutting up a freeper.

Blackhawks down - back in Montana where they belong!

Who's playing their Joker - * at New Orleans 12 Jan 2006

American executive pay is 475 times the factory floor worker's pay

How about creating two separate boards about Scalito?

What if CNN scrutinized Chimpy like they scrutinize Blanco?

Can media bias be ranked? This website thinks so. Feedback, please!

Limbaugh Trolls: Does this describe you? Just curious.

Murtha Details His Exit Strategy (will air on 60 Minutes tomorrow)

Separated at Birth! Mrs. Alito and Peggy Hill ("King of the Hill")!

Bush says spying legal, Legal Scholars say he’s lying again

"Bush Step Down" Ad to appear in NY Times next week

Homeless Shelter director faces 50 count indictment

Anybody Streaming Guy James? (nt)

they ran the hearings ass backwards

If Samual Alito is confirmed for the Supreme Court

Why the Democrats should impeach Bush/Cheney today

About that bombing that just took place in Pakistan

Man Says Police Ticketed Him Because Of Pro-Pot/Impeach Bumper Sticker

Has anyone posted this goddawful piece of crap, yet?

The bu$h cabal will torque off enough the rest of world

Democrats See Wide Bush Stamp on Court System (NYT)

I wonder what America would've been like if we hadn't lost 58,000 men?

CNN Poll : Would the killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri be a turning point

The tragedy of the anti-gay amendments passed last year: Liars.

Do we need to take the Alito filibuster into our own hands...

Merkel and that visit

Pakistan Condemns Deadly U.S. Airstrike

True Majority wants ideas! Can you say election reform?

DNA Clears Fla. Man In 1981 Rape, Robbery

When Did God get a PR firm and into "branding?" I want to hire them.

ES&S Screws Leon County, FL in Last Minute Pull-Out!

Poll: Best Analogy for Democratic Leadership?

Nicole Kidman gives Murdoch an award for being nice to Israel

is America even WORTH saving from these bastards?

The war before the war... GRAPHIC, informative, revealing,

I had an interesting talk with other Dems today

Why are Dems and others afraid to say bush lied?

Look at this opening paragraph in current NYTimes article....

The Bush Administration's Power Grab

Poll on Wiretapping

During the (Sc)alito hearings this week, Sen Russ Feingold said:

Why do they make pellet guns that look like REAL guns?

Daniel Ellsberg urges whistle-blowing: "Go to the press and reveal''

Feel Like Pretending Your Dick Cheney? Here is your chance to control Bush

My letter to my senators in support of a filibuster:

Soldiers Speak Out Supporting Murtha...

What would Americans do if another country fired a missile into a suburb..

Makes sense. We're mad at Iran so we bombed Pakistan.

Clarence Thomas's wife sat behind him in the hearings and cried too.

swiftboating the awol deserter president

The Pledge of Allegiance

Will Al Gore's speech be televised?

Feds lost 9 million on salvage logging project

How many American citizens are suspected terrorists?

Ayman al-Zawahiri poll

Pb on the JK forum

How the US will engineer an invasion of Iran-Brilliant. And sadly true

Profiling suspected threats to our Homeland Security

PSYCHIC PREDICTION: The Ratcheted Rhetoric against Iran is WAG THE DOG.

Breaking: Hastert Asks Ney To Resign As Admin. Cmte. Chair

Is it still worth it to call our senators?

People we MUST get a unforgettable slogan for Alito....QUICK !!

Cheney voted against Martin Luther King Day

Invalid warrants just cost my adopted son his job

"Women Who Make the World Worse" book reviews. Some pretty good ones

H.R. 4379 bill would limit jurisdiction of the federal courts

This is funny...CDC alert...must read..

Fla. Eighth-Grader Shot by Deputies Dies

We Should Require Women on the Court

"When I began to talk with him, I could not help thinking that he was not

Bush chops down fig tree, expects cherry tree to grow back

VIDEO: MLK inspirational flash video from codepink:

I am in concert with anyone and everyone who is a DEM!

I'm lovin Russ Feingold more and more . . .

Just how does B*sh plan to fight Iran?

GOP Plays Musical Chairs on the Titanic

Need help for a young democrat

If there's no filibuster, every Democrat in the Senate will be complicit

Are the Right Wingers Cowards?

Asimo.... and you thought it was just another pretty face.... holy

Gore should make himself the leader of the impeachment movement.

Some facts about Alito's CAP(Concerned Alumni of Princeton):

BBC: 'Zawahiri' strike sparks protest

Challenge to Bush Initiative Reinstated

Well guess what happened to Bin Laden's #2 man

A credit card telemarketer called me at work yesterday

Pentagon denies knowledge of Pakistan airstrikes

Ahmadinejad says Iran wants to investigate EU rights abuses

Ok this is a laughable one

NY Times 'disconnects' public e-mail addresses

Liberation is on the way "like it or not"

The Unitary Executive: Is The Doctrine Behind the Bush Presidency ...

Blunt Crosses Finish Line; Majority Whip Has 117+ Supporters

Laura Flanders seeks stories of Election 2004 volunteers --

Rights Argentina: torture, still alive, still killing

Banker wants implant 'chip' like our pets have!

Delete: Dupe

Once Again, The Dems Lie Down Early

this graphic of the GOP scandals is great

Why Should There Be a Presidential Term Limit?

The Fighting Whites! When do teams named after ethnic groups become

Blogger exposes that Wes Clark's Privacy is Nonexistant

Will Jackgate Destroy the GOP?

I went to Williamsburg for Governor Kaine's Inauguration today!

INNOVATION. The American Left's Only Hope

Sen. Grassley (R) Iowa, invalid support of Judge I-lied-o

Fortune: Best companies to work for, "Find the Right Company for You"

lets ignore all future supreme court decisions, they're just silly laws

So, If Gore Make His Much Ballyhooed Speech On Monday...

I just met Janet Reno

if we just kill EVERYbody in Iraq & Afghanistan, we'll get the terrorists

Tshirt Idea - You didn't vote for Senator Kerry

Does anyone else think life has sucked since, say, Nov 2000?

The Medicare drug program a windfall for pharmeceutical companies.

Fourth Estate Radio Show at 10pm!

CBS News: 'Duke' Of Deception

Redskins coaches call stupid game plan...Skins loose.

National Security Archive (the other NSA) A must program on Fresh Air

The Nation - Alito Testimony Swings Pro-Choice GOPers -- Against Him

Smart-Bombing Iraqi Families While They Sleep- Fly Boys & Lie Boys

CNN had this town hall thing on tonight

Paranoia and the Bogus Midland "Terrorist Cell Phone Purchase Threat"

Seniors denied Rx drug benefits...LOOK at what these bastards have done.

A question for ex-Republican voters on this board...

bush said we shouldn't talk about his spying on Americans, but didn't say

Celebrity Fundy Game. Who's going to sitting next to the Crouches next...

Pakistan summons US envoy over raid.

Dems ready proposal on code of unveil Wednesday.

We all know Bush is the "Worst. President. Ever.", but did you know....

Max Baucus - How out of touch can a politician be?

Tide of Sentiment Shifts in Water War: Agricultural Interests Challenged

NYT SMACKS KING BUSH!!! "The Imperial Presidency at Work"

Dean Answers With a New Money Man

How guns are stolen: "Shooting fish in a barrel"

Max Baucus wants to outsource all white male protestants.

Al Qaeda number two wasnt killed after all

Doctors study pill to fade traumatic memories(like 8 yrs of chimp regime?)

WORSE than Corporate America

Busted: A Columnist Backed by Monsanto Fired

Special ed teacher is charged with sex contact with students

Cons. Christian/Drudge protest BACKFIRES: Condom keychain sales boom!

Taking bets on Hillary and Iran

Watching "Wag the Dog"

Cable website allowed anyone to see what you're watching (Canada)

Al Gore to Give Major Speech

Constitutional Amendment to Explicitly Protect Our Privacy

Is your city designated a "Preserve America" community?

Bill Maher describes Ayman al-Zawahiri...

LAT: Postal Officials Say They'll Sort Out Delivery Problems (in LA)

How do the terrorists always escape?

Visiting New Orleans

How are we going to fix this? Is it "fixable"? Probably not. n/t

Bush has a 'heck' of a way of getting his point across = heck of a

How aboout a modern tea party!

Okay, Denver/New England, what's with the military garb cheerleaders?

I got into a debate with a RW idiot last night. (re:Gore)

I have to share this discussion I had with my aunt tonight.

Very cool site with activist jobs and volunteer positions-searchable

Washington D.C. Police Chief May Be Held Personally Liable

Reading the book "No Good Day To Die"...Guess what Gen Franks didn't do...

Do you think this is true?

Hojjatieh: Iran's Armageddon cult

New law allows peace officer decertification

The reason gov. spies on citizens is to track their money not terrorists.

Global Warming in Ohio?

Cheney and Rice Reading different Scripts Again

150% increase in heating bill from dec 04 to dec 05 bill.

Unitary Executive branch, what the hell is that....????

The Unitary Executive Branch.... Is that another administrative agency?

Predictions of an Economic Hit Man & Some Alarming Stats

Sunday Talk Shows

Goofy booosh and New German Chancellor Angela Merkel


How do I get a ticket to see Al Gore?

Time to recall all the funky details per the passage of the Medicare

Bill Clinton...."The best President we ever had"

New Zogby Poll: Majority of Americans Support Impeaching Bush for Wiretapp

The Unitary Executive Branch? Did we amend the Constitution to reflect

Disturbing photo of American woman with killed leopard

Do you believe that this is the year when...

Department of Labor fills its*Conservative Outreach position* ---> WTH

ML King's "fiery" speech rarely heard: family retains copyright

U.S. tries to identify target of airstrike - February 10, 2002

DU your going to die!!!!

What is the rationale against an Alito filibuster?

Libs & Progressives = Natural Allies... Why Let The SYSTEM Drive Us Apart?

"The drone, the CIA and a botched attempt to kill bin Laden's deputy"

I have been handed Excalibur. A mighty sword. But it won't...

Bob Fitrakis suggests a new Warren County (Ohio) lockdown theory...

Something to think about as Martin Luther King's birthday approaches

Pennsylvania State Senator Begins Impeachment Drive:

Are we the only ones to cringe every time Bush opens his mouth to "speak?"

Freeper didn't like it when I called him a traitor!

OK, Here's The Thing About Pearl Harbor:

The Urinary Executive

I'm sick of defending abortion. Its time to attack.

After BushCheneyCorp has Israel start WWIII for them,

three recent events show the true America. How sad we have become

Pass the Word : Don't get SUCKERED by the Republicans

Regarding the Stossel Report

Shelley Winters dies

Proof of a Rice/Bush affair!

Attacking the teacher unions

Poll: DeLay Losing Support in Own District

Before and After on the Mississippi Coast

TWINS!!!! I'm A DAD!!!!

One Way to Fight the Right - Get Out of Debt, Pay Little or No Interest

Micro Dots. Other than guns - what else should they be used for? Discuss!

John Murtha will be on 60 minutes tommorow - 7 pm - CBS

Update on the Swiftboating of Murtha:

Jose Padilla's Actual Al-Queda Membership Application

Multiculturalism is a joke. Health Care is a line that must never be

Bush Has Given Us An Invitation; Please Reply

If you could go back in time and coach the "founders",

Lessons I've Learned from the Fright Wing

A life long Dem here,... in for a penny, in for a pound!

Believing in EVOLUTION leads to slavery, Naziism, and ABORTION.

Bush calls Iran a 'grave threat'

Warning - GRAPHIC Images!!

did you ever think you'd live to see heartless monsters rule the land?

Paul Loeb presents a strategy that could stop Alito, Bush, and more.

Insert Generic, Non-Offensive, Pro-Filibuster Title Here

to those of you who believe we are near the end of democracy/the world

Red State Road Map

So, I was headed out to my Jeep today...

God "Bless" The U.S.A.

Fighting Dems strategy goes kerplunk

Getting more and more despondent

Got this from a wingnut. It is true. Help rebut with similar avtivities

Gore needs to touch on the Medicare Rx program as life-threatening

What should the UN do about Iran?

From firebrand to pussycat: Galloway's TV transformation

BookTV Schedule January 14 - 17

Anyone else often feel filled with DESPERATION and DREAD? (long)

Why not make gun education a required course beginning in elementary?

Demand Reform in Washington - Sign The Petition!

Chomsky: Bush in SEVERE political trouble if there was an Opposition Party

Never before have we faced the same confluence of events we now face

ANIMATED TOON: Gore Takes On Bush!

WP:The States Step In As Medicare Falters(SeniorsTurned Away, Overcharged)

If I were a Republican, I would be ashamed to show my face....

Santorum- We'll stop "undermining", when YOU explain the DSM!!

I regret having to say this: The Democrats need to replace Max Baucus

HELP! This fillibuster poll needs some serious DU assistance!!

Anyone know what happened to the Al Gore 08 web site?

Bush's Controller Interviewed On TV

E-mail Response From Senator Obama Re: Alito Nomination.....

When you WRITE your Senator, Dont Forget LETTERS to EDITOR!

Did Norquist's close ties to terrorists lead to 9/11 LIHOP?

Fox News goes funkadelic

Bremer's pleadings are total BS! He's an apologist thru and thru!

Tim Kaine just sworn in as Va's 70th Governor

Canada: Globe and Mail endorses ... Harper!?

E-mail Gore, encourage him. Anyone have e-mail address?

NYT: Bush's signing statements and Alito's Role in them

U.S. Airstrike in Pakistan Based on False Info — Pakistani’s Protest

My response to an e-mail from an AFA member

These may be the dems to focus on for a filibuster!!!!!

I Read Where The Dems Will Delay The Alito Vote For A Week...

Distributing School Uniforms for Children, Kerry Tours Pakistan Quake Area

In The Winter Edition 2006 Of The Free Press; Sounds like We Are Screwed!

How to blow a whistle and not get burned, resource for those

What We Should Do. What Reid Can Do: Clear-Headed DKos Post

Bush has a 'heck' of a way of getting his point across

Comments from a new poster - perhaps a different perspective

It's January 14, 2006. What happened to the election results in Iraq?

How will you react if the Democrats do not filibuster Alito

Democratic Party "Commitment to America"

Can anyone explain to me whats wrong with the John Kerry forum site? n/t

Taking bets on whether Dems will back Al Gore's speech

What will happen to Griswold if/when Roe is struck down?

What's at stake if Alito is confirmed:

Fitz should investigate the NSA officials themselves:

GREAT! Anti-Alito analysis from law professor's blog

Women's Rights Supporters Plan Full Court Press, RE: Alito

Troubles Erode DeLay's Support In 22nd District

Wonder if Alito asked the Dems on the Judiciary

Rethug Ohio chair Bob Bennett loves to hate Ted Kennedy

Ed Meese on Hardball -- pure, total evil liar

The High Cost Of Greed (Enron scandal now on DVD)

Durbin's calls clinched the AFL-CIO for Duckworth....big meet and greet...

Amazing how "We Didn't Kill Him" can be the Yahoo News lead story.

Feeney to give back Abramoff $1,000 (check his pockets for votes)

Joe Lieberman should lead the charge to impeach Bush.

Wyden, Emanuel Join Forces for Middle Class Tax Relief

Can anyone tell me where to email Al Gore?

Seniors Turned Away, Overcharged Under New Prescription Drug Program

New Grand Theft Election Ohio: "As Goes California" Gov. Blanco Recall

Jeff Gannon Connection To Swift Boat Liars Attack on Murtha

Wow. Tierney is a kook. Look at how likely racism at play - turns

Letter to my senator re: Alito and filibuster

NYT: Glum Democrats Can't See Halting Bush on Courts

Did Alabama Governor Riley Plagiarize President Clinton?

Mr. Bush, You Can Stop Protecting Me Now

Is John Kerry leaving the Senate in 2008?


Will Alito ever kiss his wife in public

How confident are you in voting machines for the 2006 & 2008 elections?

So how much did DeLay and Abramoff have to do with Medicare Rx

Alabama wants to know why some consider racial oppression wrong

SPYGATE-BUSH said he re-authorizes these wiretraps every 45 days

Will Joe Lieberman vote to confirm or reject Alito?

MSNBC: DeLay supporters defecting

Alito Hearings: Democrats' 'Katrina'

Bush tries to innoculate himself against "heck of a job" Brownie statement

Blogger got Wes Clark's cell-phone records

What's The BEST Way To Protect Political Minorities?

Are there any Republicans in the Senate who care enough about the US

Is lobbying free speech?

Can anyone name ONE thing we got right in this war ?

Phil Dunkelbarger for US Representative (Mass 9th CD)

U.S. "Finds" Jose Padilla's Written Application To Join Al Queda

Gov.-elect Kaine (D-VA) to sign anti-LGBT measure

Neil Lisst cartoon - the week in review - all 6 cartoons

Chomsky: There Is No War on Terror

What do you have going today? Want to help save our country???

Are There A Lot Of "Closet Homophobes" Amongst Progressives?

Homeless: yesterday I heard the totals ...

Bush wants companies to stop paying for your health care