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Archives: January 8, 2006

The Tumultuous and Tawdry Travels of Neil Bush

Lobbying Grenade: Jack Abramoff's guilty plea harkens back to his days wit

Scandal Exposes Washington's Underside

A tragedy of errors

WSJ: Cleaning House

Russians are making 'Londongrad' the centre of a new worldwide empire

Boston Globe - Editorial Cartoon 8 Jan 2006

Jeb pouts in 'Voucher Crashers'

Evidence That a Frozen Fish Didn't Impact the Pentagon on 9/11

A Washington Tidal Wave

Eric Margolis (Toronto Sun): The 'fin de regime'?

Dr. Spongebob Squarepants Dobson Blames Casinos, NOT Republicans

The Case of Jack Abramoff and Friends: Federal Government Facilitates Poli


Looking back to Abramoff's youth (permanently remove the left from power)

Is Christianity a Casualty of War?

Another story of another soldier and another family dealing with another

After Tom DeLay

While Congress slept LA Times

Many Ready to Spar With Bill O'Reilly

A Heartbreaking, Depressing story on the UFW: LA Times

The Pimping of the Presidency (Texas Observer)

Beyond the Ballot

US Propaganda vs. Iraqi Reality

Time to Ask: Who Are We? By Jim Hoagland

Bush & Delay: Never A Texas 2-Step. White House Worried Re Congress/Selves

Time to Restore Kofi Annan’s Reputation

Boston Globe: Alito may be the worst choice

Hard hitting LTTE : Feedback request

Paying tribute to those who work for peace and justice

Hauling in the Abramoff Crowd (Boulis Murder questions)

Domestic spying issue likely to dominate politics in 2006

NSA's methods spur controversy (Baltimore Sun)

George Bush Might Call Me a Defeatist

The Global Spread of GMO Crops: Inherit the Wind

Newt Gingrich and Tom DeLay: Mining the GOP for Comedy Gold

The Man Who Bought Washington (FBI E-mail: Abramoff Case "Far From Over")

Candid moments living in a FEMA trailer

Newsweek: A Washington Tidal Wave

Robert Fisk on Ariel Sharon -The Independent January 10, 2006

NYT: Even Pat Robertson's Friends Are Wondering...

Bush Impeachment Inquiry Has 8 House Co-Sponsors

These may be democracy's darkest days

A President Can Pull the Trigger by John Yoo

President's power grab undemocratic (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Americans saving less than nothing -- SF Chronicle

Most Americans Would Raise Minimum Wage

Groups to stage climate protest

First wind farm in N.H. about to open

Earth is too crowded for Utopia

So now that Sharon is probably out of commission....

The Pied Piper- by Uri Avnery -- A perspective on Sharon

Sharon Suffers Stroke: Avnery & Rabbi Lerner Discuss the Future of Israel

British lawyers linked to $1m payment for favours at US Congress

Fatah outraged at al-Arabiyah television

Mazuz urges compensation for Arabs whose olive trees axed

Gaza militants condemn disorder

Denial of Holocaust nothing new in Iran- Ties to Hitler led to plots

IDF closes radical organization in W. Bank settlement of Tapuah

Death threats sent to journalists in PA

Jewish Settlers Shed No Tears for Father of Their Movement

Sharon's moment of truth

In case anyone missed this in GD

9/11 Commission Report One Year Later - Did the Commission Get it Right?

Pakistani ISI money trail, NSA and other 9/11 oddities

Interesting documentary running on History Channel

Just for fun....

So, why was Mohammed Atta on Abramoff's Casino Boat?

Evidence That a Frozen Fish Didn't Impact the Pentagon on 9/11

Author to speak at Unitarian Church (Fitrakis) TODAY!

Tell EAC to Re-inspect Diebold Voting Systems!

Election Reform, Fraud, & Related News 1/8/06

Bureaucracy shouldn't block voting paper trail

GD link of interest

The Case of Jack Abramoff/Friends: FEC Facilitates Political Corruption

Anyone know how closely Sybase + Microsoft/Windows are related with

Election Reformers,Have any ideas for the Oprah show

Public funding of Congressional elections

Election Reform, Fraud, & Related MONDAY 01/09/2006--PATRIOTS DAY EDITION

Who did The Duke-Stir capture on the wire he wore?

What has happened to Air America in L.A.?

Pombo and Doolittle. They whore for corrupt Texan money.

Leach mentioned on Greatest Post...

CD 1 candidates on lobbyist contributions

Hey eastern Iowans

Humourous article on diversity in MN campaign food

Cannot play C-SPAN video on my computer...

techie toy questions: output PC stream to TV, convert tape to DVD

is there a way to update firefox?

I have my new computer!

I'm able to receive e-mails, but not send e-mails from Outlook

Advice on Monitor Purchase

I need help on my Firefox browser;

Official Annoucement - Jean Herendeen Ackerman For State Representative


Who put the tiny dirty socks on each one of my teeth last night?

Gov Perry to run half marathon.

Governors race is between C4N and Bell

VIDEO-Conehead on MTP-about Abramoff involvement

Is it just me, or is this Forum becoming really busy with lots of

Check your new voter registration cards, Texans!

Feingold won't rule out impeachment!!

I regards to the wingnut LTTE in Appleton, we got 'em in Sheboygan too.

Fish sauce (the condiment) Discuss please

'k all you asian cooks, can ya gimme a hand here?

xpost from lounge: Butter Chicken (Punjabi) and Kheer (rice pudding)

Something I wrote regarding all this talk of "Liberal corruption"...

law 'n order

Canadian on U.S. 'no-fly' list demands answers

The "Strategy Tragedy"

Number of badly wounded soldiers on rise in Iraq

Iraq now terrorist central: analyst

Who paid the London Bomber 100,000 UK pounds?

Study says Iraq war could cost $1 trillion to $2 trillion

Doctors meet to discuss when to bring Sharon out of coma

No Court-Martial for Officer in Afghan Abuse Case

DeLay's own tactics may have hurt him

British lawyers linked to $1m payment for favours at US Congress

Republicans push limited ’06 agenda

Russians are making 'Londongrad' the centre of a new worldwide empire

Looking back to Abramoff's youth (permanently remove the left from power)

AP: Sheehan Urges Supporters To Take Action

US pushes for crisis vote on Iran's nuclear program

Debutante's Slaying Splits Savannah (along racial lines)

Newsweek: A Washington Tidal Wave

US push for our clean gas exports(Australia)

2210 reasons to impeach Bush now

U.S. troops raid Sunni clerics' Iraq office

Feingold won't rule out Bush impeachment

5 Marines killed and a Black Hawk is down

Canada and Australia close embassies in Jordan

Suspense growing amid Lott decision (to run or not in November)

Governor's race is shaping up as much more than Democrat vs. Republican

Battle against the creepy crawlies sneaking into Australia

Union: Cop Died From Ground Zero Air

US draws up space tourism rules

The Man Who Bought Washington (FBI E-mail: Abramoff Case "Far From Over")

Utah Theater Cancels 'Brokeback Mountain'

DeLay abandoning bid to return as House majority leader

US troops raid Sunni clerics' Iraq office: report

Bush & Delay: Never A Texas 2-Step. White House Worried Re Congress/Selves

Time: FBI email says Abramoff case 'far from over'

Iran to hang teenage girl attacked by rapists

French hostage freed by military

IRS Said to Improperly Restrict Access (Bush

Blunt, Boehner Campaign to Succeed DeLay

Many Ready to Spar With Bill O'Reilly (ugh)

Specter Wants A.G.'s Testimony on Spying want a "Boner or a Blunt?"

Utah Theater Cancels 'Brokeback Mountain'

NYT: G.O.P. Finds Hope in Spitzer's Hard Edge (New York State)

U.S. helicopter crash kills 12 in Iraq (5 US Marines...slain over weekend

Soldiers rebuff armor study

Presidential aides eye Abramoff visits

Evangelical affinity makes Jews nervous

Democrats Ready to Go After Alito (WP)

Karzai Invites Contact With Taliban Head

AP: Five Marines Killed in Iraq, Military Says

Verdict vs. Salvadoran Generals Reinstated

Democrats: GOP selling U.S. to 'highest bidder'

High school gives (Orrin) Hatch mixed response

Phone jamming: GOP fires back

Rights conference focuses on Katrina

Coed grade school torched in Afghanistan

Few Drawn to Illegal Immigration Protests

Belafonte Calls Bush 'Greatest Terrorist'

Zarqawi asks Sunnis to shun politics for jihad: Web

Meatpacking plants may get approval to slaughter horses

Zarqawi denounces Arab states as US agents

UK cleared nuclear cargo to Iran

Funeral industry conspiring to keep prices high, suit says

Strong earthquake rattles Athens

Swiss may have known about secret CIA prisons

Iraq needs progress for US to keep spending (Obama)

Okla. Emergency Director Frustrated With FEMA Wildfire Response

WP: Hastert Moves to Tighten Rules on Lobbyists

Two Republican Congressmen Eschew Investigation

Lock them up to die - prison bird flu plan (New Zealand)

Bremer said he urged more postwar troops in Iraq

12 dead after helicopter crashes in Iraq

States Intervene After Drug Plan Hits Early Snags -- NYT frontpage

ABRAMOFF SCANDAL: Reid criticized by Porter/GOP lawmaker sees 'study in hy

CIA Director Goss targeting leaks

Iran to remove UN seals at atomic research sites

Sheehan Urge Supporters to Take Action

Selective abortion blamed for India's missing girls

GM: New study shows unborn babies could be harmed

US troops seize award-winning Iraqi journalist

Row rages over Sharon treatment

Americans saving less than nothing Spending could outstrip income in 2005

Report: Man Who Shot Pope to Be Freed

Britain’s Prince William to begin army career

Scottish Tories helped to convict US lobbyist Abramoff

MPs leaked Bush plan to hit al-Jazeera

Sea Shepherd Sideswipes Japanese Whaling Supply Ship (w/ 'can opener')

More Human Bird Flu Cases Found In Turkey

New York Times Journalist Killed in D.C.

Scandal of force-fed Prisoners

Greenpeace boat struck by whaling ship

In Caracas, Belafonte Calls Bush Terrorist (I love this guy)

AP Story: Utah Theater Cancels 'Brokeback Mountain'

In honor of his birthday - a Beware the Beast Man appreciation thread!

Who would win in a three-way fight?

I don't know y'all nighthawks, I don't think!

I love David Fat movies

This song sends chills up my spine




who besides me is toned?

Cool, I lubricated my hair.

"Hear My Teeth"

How big is your beaumont?

I found a pog.

I found a log.

I found a frog.

Just saw War of the Worlds ... ask me anything!

I found a frog on a log at a blog about pogs.

Explain Crap-Rap to me.

I found a cog

Aiee! Oysters on the half shell!

I'm in a fog!

Xena Buffy Wonder Woman or Bionic Woman

I found a dog.

Oh Joy, I'm up with heartburn

Just learned, Ansel Adams was a Republican.........

That's it! I'm never leaving the mouse again.

I am going to see Willie Nelson and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

someone start an interesting thread, i want to be entertained

Ok i was having a good day....then tonight I wrecked my Jeep

"We'll rent a car. A U-Drive." "I drive?" "No, I drive a U-Drive."


Explain carp to me.

I'm listening to "Crapper's Delight" by the Ex-Lax Pill Gang

"where did all our avatars go? long time passing...."

An asshat at a club I was at Friday night narked on his own Uncle...

Well, here comes the 1 a.m. DU slog

It's been fun but I got to get to bed, last two days in the country. about the Lonesome Loser

Breaking! Tom DeLay's Bedtime Prayer Exposed!

Britney Spears covered Satisfaction, I gotta hear this!!!

For JVS: A short treatise on Britney Spears' cover of "Satisfaction":

A great site for midi files

Who's still up?

Richard Pryor/Chevy Chase SNL clip

Out of the depths I cry to thee, Lord hear my supplication!


Sunday earworm. Danged if I can find the lyrics.

See the ice lantern garden-----beautiful pictures:

How can anyone pass this up?

Why do women like bad guys? Especially the ones who jerk?

TNA IMPACT - its getting better

Battle against the creepy crawlies sneaking into Australia

I have a question on this occasion of my inclusion (into the 700 Club)

More Than a Feeling

Spring was never waiting for us dear

So of course I'm up early and the paper man is late.

Fellow DUers, I give you the 2006 Homer!

Today is the 32nd anniversary of my first breath.

For Kephra.... one year later.

Explain Crap to me.

What Is The Greatest Number Of Posts You've Done In A Day?

Puppies got sitter but kids left home alone

There is no greater American than Michael Irvin

Red Vines vs. Twizzlers

How many drive letters do you have in My Computer?

Where do rabies come from?

Anyone else addicted to Food ?

Mr banana and oldest son banana are moving furniture

How not to avoid an inside pitch

Never tell your server this at an Indian restaurant...

Never tell your sever THIS at an indian restaurant:

OK, I just made some really tasty chicken quesadillas.

Surprise! Fantastic Four's script doesn't suck!

I need my back popped

I saw "Match Point" yesterday. It was great!

Hi, friends. Did I ever show you Buppy?

I Saw Match Game yesterday! It was (blank).

Banging on the TV

Tribute for the King from the Boss Johnny Bye Bye

In The Reins- Iron And Wine/Calexico

My cats affraid of the Weazel Ball or to lazy

Katrina Relief Sneaker Donation

Question about Sex and the City

What date were you conceived on?

I love this movie on TCM

Good Sunday Morning, Everybody!

I drew up and shopped for a mole plan this week!


Them .... Us

Is there a Right Wing Email Help group

What type of misandrist bird do you most like?

Dogs cure loneliness better than people:

What type of migratory bird are you most like?

Technical question re, cable modem

Urban Dead: is anyone still playing?


The Daily Show question-did they get rid of Rob Corddry?

Stupid question re: freezing foods

Just finished upholstering my chair wanna see?

Awww...Teddy Bears are so cute and cuddly...

I know this isnt the place but we lost 29 guys so far this month

So I have spent Friday or Saturday night with this one guy for

10 good reasons FOR birth control:

I workout with rightwingers

Why is HypnoToad obsessed with birth control?

TONIGHT in Philly: Come out to protest Santorum, Falwell & Dobson

Do you know many women who have made partner at a major law firm?

Damned coyotes.

Is it wrong to want to spend all your free time alone?

Today, I'm making chili

Why does my cat keep doing THIS?

Why is it called 'birth control' anyway?

Well, I THOUGHT Fry's Electronics was a good store....

Has anyone ever "stolen" your invention?

what is your absolute favorite vodka?

My car just rolled over 100,000 moles

Explain Rap to me

"Family Guy" thread (New Episode!)

Thank goodness my dog is eating!

Remember those photo collage thingies?

Please help settle a marriage- threatening dispute....

Friend wants to start a blog? Can anyone help with how you do that?

Ringo Starr. Discuss...

Fellow DUers, I give you the 2006 Dodge Challenger!

I'm right out with wing-walkers

Two acres? I'll give you two acres!

Gentle Genocide: Why Kill All at Once?


Utah Theater Cancels 'Brokeback Mountain'

Anybody else here obsessed with the 'Miami Ink' marathon on TLC all day?

never mind

for the DU golfers...

Great article from Creative Pro Web Site on "Exiting Your Job Gracefully"

Why does my cat do this?

Please tell me the ways of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, as I am a seeker

Courtney Hansen, formerly of "Rides" TLC, now on Spike TV

Intelligent Design, my ass!

I never thought I would say this: Go Bengals!

Oooh, Nasty nasty game starting with Steelers/Bengals

There's actually a TV show about a tattoo parlor in Miami?

Volare, oh oh!

Sally Starr. Discuss...

Is watching a Pauly Shore film grounds for divorce?

Two and a half hours and one trip to the Urgent Care later

Which one of you did this to this puppy?

The migo cell phone

Hey, it's my two-year anniversary!

Anyone else addicted to Food Network?

So who is Joe Torre?

"Americad Dad" thread

It's a DU Sunday Night Smorgasbord!

The 2 poems read at my wedding:

Saw Jerry Seinfeld perform last night in SF, ask me anything!

What the hell is red velvet cake?

Bob Marley, John Lennon, and cats like that

Which will happen first? 100,000 miles or 20,000 posts?

"Are You Horny Tonight?" Got the Madonna sex book for Christmas.

Puppies change so much in a year and a half!

My car just rolled over 100,000 miles.

I don't think we're 1984 yet. But how about Brazil?

I'm getting ready to make crab rangoon and stir-fry. Who's coming over?

Any doctors or nurses out there? I need help.

Stephen Gross and Meredith Baxter-Birney were born on the same day.

What is your absolute favorite bear?

I am sorry, but I am in pain please bear with me.

QUIZ: Linda Grey, Meredith Baxter-Birney, Jack Wagner,

Who is Todd Bridges?

Books that made you smarter for having read them?

The Definitive BBQ Poll

Bill Cosby's Cover of "Sgt. Pepper's... Band" is the First Hip-Hop Song

what is your absolute favorite beer?

HOTEL WAKE UP CALLS* please vote, this is for work*

I thought Wolfman Jack was dead

I love you, shiva

I made somebody's day with this photo manipulation

Which super model should Madison Avenue revive next?

The Definitive BBQ Mole


what is your favorite obsolete vodka?

Old Crow Medicine Show.......

Official Notification.

OK, why is my local rock station playing country??

I'm listening to the Ritter/Hitchens show but I've seemed to have hit

Which of these things will happen to me first? Getting to 15K posts or...

Do you know what time it is?! IT is TENACIOUS D TIME!!!

Don't laugh. Art critique wanted

Who's only now going to bed besides me?

I love you, elshiva.

Happy Birthday Stephen Hawking

OMG I went to a casino last night and I went out of control!!!!

Sorry. Just Sorry.


The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 1/8/06)

Happy Birthday Elvis!

What is the best job you've had?


Does it upset you when people don't say 'thank you'....?

did you ever feel

Need visual entertainment. Post a random photo.

I asked my churches today to pray for Pat Robertson.

I protested my local church for stem cell

Does becoming a vegetarian have to be expensive?

DUers who have been to/lived in Tokyo...

AVH told me on the phone last night

Favorite Dukes from Hazzard (the tv show)

Wild tales from the road.

I rescued a dog this weekend.

A little "24" analysis, anyone?

Spies, spies, spies: Who's your favorite spy author?

Which auto model should Detroit revive next?

Which Camaro would you revisit?

Your favorite actor on West Wing is:

What is your favorite Disney Theme Park

Any Star Trek buffs out there that might be able to give me an estimate?

What constitutes obsessive/excessive when it comes to playing video games?

what is your absolute favorite narcotic?

"Are You Hungry Tonight?" Got the Elvis cookbook for Christmas.

DU: Can I get a WHO DEY!?

Let us now praise MrsGrumpy!

That's it! I'm never leaving the house again.

Inspired by DanCa. (See Link!! Read the story behind the inspiration!)

Magic and Loss: For RetroLounge

Well, I'm home

Which is more offensive?

Post something ambiguous about another DUer.

Kiddy Pix

So has been a while.

West Wing in a few minutes...

Favorite Monty Python trouper:

I love David Lean movies!

Chicken Fried Tofu.

Newsflash from GD: Feminism has caused women to be alone!

My ex, who dumped me bad, e-mailed me about her breakup. Wants sympathy.

Kitty Pix! (post yours!)

Have you ever smoked a Cuban?

Tea drinkers: What's in your cabinet?

For the mulleted among us: It's the new Camaro


'70s Greatest Hits on CNBC. I am 54, know good music. This ain't it.

Please go and see this movie:

Halftime!! Bengals 17 - Steelers 14

How many guys currently have a little crush on a lesbian?

Religion vs. Logic

Is God a mathematical equation?

Any Urantia Book readers out there?

Evangelical affinity makes Jews nervous

Southern Baptists are getting into the ad game.

Among Evangelicals, A Kinship With Jews

Autism, Gold Salts Mercury

alcohol 50% not 70% in poor areas of town: new ripoff ALERT rubbing alcoho

Aspartame: documention its highly toxic and adversely affecting millions

Columbia Survivors

Case study in cognitive dissonance: Gay Republican favors vote on marriage

Gay Foes Angry Over Marriage Phone Calls

New Questions on Massachusetts Petition Fraud Claim

Priest separates gays, pedophiles

On December 25, 2005, Charles Socarides entered Hell

Utah Theater Cancels 'Brokeback Mountain'

GLBT Playwrights and Artists Sought for Fresh Fruit Festival

Big Brother hits HIV programs

Mexico hotel ejects two men for kissing

Gay men are less violent

"Brokeback Mountains" breaks back into Box Office Top Ten

British government-sponsored site accidentally "outs" Kevin Spacey

You Are The GM of Your Favorite NFL Team. Would You Sign Terrell Owens?

Where's The Redskins Love?

What? No Carolina-Giants post?

Vince Young entering the NFL draft.

Steelers beat Bengals, 31-17

Poo problem

For the cat lovers...

Dog Deaths Surpass 100 Despite Toxic Pet Food Recall

Milo's New Roommate - Pic

I need help in the worst way

Pics of Jennings with his new playmate....

My Cat Jeoffry -- "For he is of the tribe of Tiger."

Nostradamus prediction

Chronic Multi-Symptom Illness Still More Prevalent Among Persian Gulf Vets

An observation:

Quote of the Week: John Kerry on Pat Robertson

Italia Federici (ad with Kerry)

Anbody reading 'State of War'

Image Zoom - a useful tool for use with photos in browsers.

Gilmore and I took some pictures on the Kansas University campus today

Theme for the January contest

Wedding pics

Keith's Appearance on the show Surface

9/11 claims another victim: detective, age 34

Anyone have a good source for info on the K street project?

This damn Medicare bill has so many suffering....Central Florida mess.

What is the biggest difference between liberals and conservatives?

Great Bumper sticker

Medical Marijuana Refugee Steve Kubby Needs Help

Fourth Estate Radio Show Replay at 1am ET

They shound put a big "I" on every illegal gun made,so when the

Poll Shows Support for Democrat-Led Congress

Was Nostradamus on to "dubieux" in the 1500's?

Nate Clay is on WLS Chicago:

For some reason, the link didn't work

If you could get rid of one Fundie who would it be?.

Has anybody read "Forty Ways To Catgeorize JFK"?

When is Howard Dean going to talk about the Dem. vision?

Response to freepers regarding the Minority

General Jack D. Ripper is the Original Tinhatter

So Marion "Pat" Robertson was only quoting the Bible...

Fahrenheit 9/11 - Finally watched it -

Wal-Mart Sucked $20 Billion Out of Local Economies This Holiday Season, Sa

Why I am no longer a member of the Republican Party ...Posted on

strib: A tale of two health care systems

DU this poll on school vouchers (Sun Sentinel)

I oppose Hillarycare health care

Did anyone watch "Grounded" on the history chanel tonight?

Study says Iraq war could cost $1 trillion to $2 trillion

Who here at DU knows "Carl Rising-Moore"? I'd like to know.

Breaking CNN moves on to other "News" "can we really talk to the dead"

Google "war criminal"

My protest against the church tomarrow

Create here a "crash course" - an email of facts, in response to repub bs

sooo many scandals

I can't keep up- What's the latest death toll/count of US Soliders?

Cheney's neighbors speak out

Jeb pouts in 'Voucher Crashers'

"Wall Street & the Rise of Hitler"

Swiss may have known about secret CIA prisons

U.S. copter crashes in Iraq, killing all aboard

56% want a court and not a chimpanzee to give OK for wiretapping

"Harry M. Reid is heading into the belly of the beast." (WaPo)


I wish the troops in Iraq would stop making more people who want to kill us

CNN report: Baghdad children's hospital full of dying "Baby Noors"

9/11: A Special White House Slide Show (Newsweek-Declassified Copies)

The State Department's description of our economy

2006 Death Chants: The World, Not As It Will Be, But As We Think It Is....

Good Morning DUers....this is a DeLay-Free Zone.

Given what's happening in Turkey right now

NSA whistleblower on Democracy Now - good stuff

17 Americans killed in Iraq in last 24 hours

What kind of horrible situation in Iraq will finally wake up the US?

Instead of giving money to charity

lawsuit seeks more critical habitat for bull trout

President Says DeLay Is Not Guilty of Money Laundering Dec. 15

For returning unit in Iraq, a battle with doubts, resignation & cynicism

Top Bush Trash Excuses For U.S. Military Deaths

bu$h Gets Truth Syrum, What Do You Ask Him?

I summon the spirit of Diogenes to D.C. Immediately to find ONE honest man

I cannot get Cspan to play on my computer...

A History Channel movie that Freepers should watch . . . .

McCain, Ariz. lawmakers to return Abramoff money

I have a stupid conspiracy theory!

Lindsey Graham is to be on Fox Sunday show. I hope they discuss

CNN INTL POLL:Can a politician battling a drinking problem lead party?

Sen Kennedy on This Week right now (ABC)

Rabbi Daniel Lapin, Jack Abramoff, DeLay, Medvid, Reed, etcetera...

About wearing a wire...remember Rush's house maid wore a wire a got Rush

Heads Up! James Risen next on MTP. He broke wiretap story for NYTimes.

This Week: lobbyist jobs protected by the Constitution.

Interior secretary backs weakening endangered species act

Who is to say that “Curveball” isn’t providing the Economic Data?

Is Ariel Sharon the next Terri Schiavo?

Risen next on MTP

Man Forced To Identify Anonymous Web Posters Appeals To TX Supreme Court

Note how the presstitutes have fallen silent about 'values voters'

Any news on the western female journalist kidnapped in Baghdad?

30 more troops dead since the start of the new year

Help me understand how the Dem's didn't take money from Abramoff?

God speaks to this man

concise explanation of the Abramoff story

Bob Schieffer had some very interesting suggestions for politicians.


NSA, Pakistan, the Saudis and the war on terror

Since Fitzgerald is the acting Attorney General

Bush Sued for Plagiarism:

Stripes letter re: Christianity forced on troops

SAGO mine was Non-UNION

Attention Michigan: Bob Fitrakis to speak today

Why Hasn't The Delay Scandal Snarred Others In Congress?

Feingold won't rule out Bush impeachment

Has any 'News' media spoken to the 'Indian Tribes' re: Abramoff?

He has a W sticker and a Real Men Love Jesus sticker

Anyone watching Meet the Press right now?(Anti-choice woman)

AIPAC on Trial

it seems that much more attacks are occurring in Iraq lately

"Bush Administration is clean from any corruption"


We have met the enemy, and he is us

Freeper: "The reason I voted Republican..."

Terrorism threat worse in wake of Iraq war: Rudd

U.S. troops raid Sunni clerics' Iraq office

Murtha & Moran forum repeat on CSPAN now

any mention of Iraq on the Sunday talk shows?

Dog Deaths Surpass 100 Despite Toxic Pet Food Recall

Did We Do This In Vietnam? U.S. Troops Build Wall of Sand Around a City!

Robert Fisk on Ariel Sharon -The Independent January 10, 2006

17 more US soldiers dead for bush's LIES.

If it's ok for a US president to order TORTURE, including TORTURE

12 Miners / years ......17 Soldiers / 24 hours......You be the judge.

"DeLay thinks of Karl as a former mail vendor, not some great guru."

e mail from Rove to Free Republic intercepted BREAKING NEWS

Feingold won't rule out Bush impeachment

U.S. helicopter crash kills 12 in Iraq

Did Lib Media report the GOOD things about the 28 slaughtered Americans?

80% of torso deaths of soldiers in Iraq could have been prevented

"Specter Wants A.G.'s Testimony on Spying"

An Introduction to the My Lai Courts-Martial

Censorship at (now Murdoch owned) Myspace

What's happening with that worm, Grover Norquist, with this Abramoff stuff

We're ALL WORSE OFF NOW, thanks to BUSH.

Rich's column and buying the premise of fascist government.

Guckert Sighting

VIDEO-Dean on Late Edition-Abramoff/Dems comment

Terrorist Astronauts!

O.K., I've Heard The Hymn Commercial 3 Times In The Last 30 Minues On CNN

So, With REPUBLICAN/bu$h Scandals Coming Fast & Furious, What About Rovega

Time: FBI email says Abramoff case 'far from over'

Prayer in public schools.

The lie detector you'll never know is there

I guess I missed the memo re: Frist won't run again.

Too Funny...

So now that Sharon is probably out of commission....

Brit Hume vs. Bob Schieffer Re: Alito

Who saw Dean just now on CNN?

Debutante's Slaying Splits Savannah (along racial lines)

NY Times failed to note that Abramoff raised $100,000 for Bush campaign

VIDEO-Senator Brownback on Bush Spying on Americans

Have we run out of "turning points'" in Iraq?

Contributions can be returned, BRIBES cannot.

Reporter embedded in Iraq with the 101st ...

Price of stamps goes up...

VIDEO-Dean on Late Edition-Comments about Alito

I'm confused about Sharon...Help!

Many ready to spar with Bill O'Reilly...

K Street Bullies

A sort of funny mistake I made while talking to a freep type

anyone remember Heath Shuler? I guess he's running for Congress

NYT selectively quoted Harman to falsely report she defended Bush's spying

Song dedication to Wolf Blitzer: Don't talk

RNC, who will be their new majority leader?

The blood on Christie Whitman's hands

The 9/11 Commission Report One Year Later...

Bob "Traitor" Novak admits HE KNEW there were NO WMD in Iraq

"Utah Theater Cancels 'Brokeback Mountain'"

The way things should be (Cleveland Mayor's inaugural ball)

I have a question about Dean

What films has Abramoff produced?

Travel Channel doing a show on Greenspan and Fed Reserve

Calif. Battalion Deploys To Iraq For Third Time For Seven Months Of Hell

Speaking of hoaxes.

VIDEO- Schumer about Reid/Abramoff

Resurrecting the Port Huron Statement

VIDEO-Dean on Liebermann comments-criticizing the President

Brokeback Box Office Strong & Gathering Strength After 5 Weeks In Release

Have you noticed that M. Moore has had enough decency to not tell

what makes republicans so damned mean?

Republican Truth as Opposed to Democratic Truth

David Broder: Alito is the anti-Abramoff

Rocklin Couple Auctions Wedding Vows on eBay (the almighty money)

did they ever get around to the Republicans taking Abramoff money?

I believe Wal-Mart needs to be broken up...

Time for a pinned post?

Most Satanic Republican

Afghan high profile officials involved in drug smuggling

White House Worried About Congress/Selves. Seeking Pix Of Bush/Abramoff

Does anyone have the approximate dates that Abramoff was at the WH?

Medical Marijuana Fugitive Could Face Deportation (canada)

How many people have heard of/seen of (pics)

Cow Escapes Meat Plant, Dodges SUV, Train

Technical question re, cable modem

Cops Of The World - Phil Ochs

Fundies oiling the way for Alito?

Delay/Abramoff is only a beginning

The Imperious President

Dean on Wolf up at Crooks and Liars...........n/t

VIDEO-Kennedy on Alito-Executive Power

Jack Abramoff puff profile in the Wash. Times in '92

Is this the face of an ignorant, bigoted gasbag?

This thread needs help in the Activist HQ.


Surveillance annoyance

U. of C. star economist says risks call for, yes, regulation

Russert not on 5 minutes accusing Harry Reid of not returning tribe money.

DU this Poll

Top Alito myths and falsehoods- Prep for coming week from Media Matters


Is anyone more out of touch with reality than Mona Charen ??

Returned campaingn conrtibutions: penalty: repay to OTHER party

Wealthy School Apologizes For 'Food Stamps' Chant

Soviet Union conspired with British leftists to overthrow UKcapitalism.

God Bless our Troops. god*&^% our president.

Virgin Space? Not quite - US wants to halt extraterrestrial terrorism

When you bash poor people, conservatives win

Chimp's recess appointees

Totally Scary ACLU Ad... A Must See.

Can somebody explain the term "Biblical Capitalism" to me

Wolfie Looked Like He Was About To Blow His Stack

Heartbreaking, Depressing story on UFW in LA Times

The best Abramoff article yet (Newsweek)

How stupid is this?

White house actively erasing any links to Abramoff and scandal

Reasons NOT to Shop at Wal-Mart

UK General Says- "Blair should be impeached"

Is this true or a hoax? (from an e-mail I just received)

I'm a member of the ACLU now!

VIDEO- Kennedy on Alito "Just a Job Application"

I'm watching a replay of the 11/17 Congressional Hearings on CSpan

Delay must think that House maj. leader is more important than President.

Gentle Genocide.

Women Say NO To War

Rush Limbaugh worked for the Kansas City Royals baseball team?

George Will to Rick Wagoner “GM is running a Welfare State.”

'70s Greatest Hits on CNBC. I am 54, know good music. This ain't it.

God has not blessed America. God has damned America.

Give me some ideas on my car top light message, please?

London law firm gave Abramoff $1million

Veterans Affairs hid a politically-dangerous situation

Mosque Raided by US in Baghdad. Found US MADE Grenade!

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr."A time comes when silence is betrayal."

Why is Bush's justice department going after the republicans?

CNN injecting "power of prayer" into standard newscasts that

Data Mining 101: Finding Subversives with Amazon Wishlists

Many Ready to Spar With Bill O'Reilly (ugh)

DU this Poll - Should The U.S. be allowed to open private mail?

good information by the boatload - link site

IRS Said to Improperly Restrict Access Let's Spy on THEM!

Hastert: Rep. Dreier, R-Calif in charge of "overhauling" GOP lobbying

Pink Pens An Open Letter To President Bush On New Album

Not One Dem Received Money Directly from GOP Abramoff! Reminder...

Apparently 2210 US Dead is not Enough To Stop The Insanity.....

Don't most Rangers and Pioneers get their pictures taken with the shrub?

Please tell me the ways of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, as I am a seeker

Jordan will not hand U.S. citizens accused of war crimes over to ICC

Question for Freeper

Media at mine disaster

Bremer is on Dateline NBC

How does Wolfe Blitzer proclaim himself a "credible" journalist?

GrizzlyMan the Movie

BUSH kicked the UN inspectors out of Iraq; BUSH sent US troops to war

Perhaps explaining the Abramoff scandal as to a child would work...

WMD Planting Team: DU's lalarawraw on Laura Flanders at 8:00 p.m. Tonight

"The Scandal Sheet on Pioneers & Rangers"

In the summer of 1959 there occurred a series of events...

Great Bill Maher quote

I need help in proving this....

So did Sen. Cornyn throw Ralph Reed under the bus

well, i see cbs & 60 minutes will be airing something topical

Paul Bremer........ "Ever the good soldier".

Should the 2008 Democratic Pres. candidate forswear recess appointments?

News from the 'other' side - an Arab perspective. Video dubbed in English

bush won in 2000 and 2004, get over it

Fred Phelps to protest miners memorial service.

Dems Have Got To Kill Alito's Confirmation

Did you hear why Abramoff wore a hat?

You know we laughed about the Chinese Mayor drinking

I think, deep down, Michelle Malkin envies Cindy Sheehan

VIDEO-McLaughlin Report on Abramoff- REPUBLICAN Scandal

Cases of crooks posing as cops

I Think Its Time For Al Gore To Step Up

In Your FACE America!!!

David Wu (D-OR) on list of Alexander Strategy Group for lobbyists? want a "Boner or a Blunt?"

Guy James to debate Lee County Florida Republican Party Chairman

Fiore presents: Gentle genocide

Bush quietly undercuts laws with bill-signing statement

GOP dissected Rose law firm to get Clinton - dissect all Abramoff's firms.

U.S. War Crimes Act of 1996

bush does not love AMERICA, he does not love the U.S.A. bush USES

A freeware CROSS PLATFORM video player that plays everything

Iraqi widows feel lost in land that cannot provide

Blair should be impeached over Iraq war: paper (Rose, fmr.UN comm. Bosnia)

Do you think Haley Barbour is connected to Abramoff scandal ??

My God, does this guy Roy Blunt look enought like

Any political science majors here? I'm thinking of changing mine...

All Things Reconsidered Radio Program By Bruce Burch At 10pm EST....

Did Abramoff diddle with state and local politics too?

Costs in Dollars of Iraq War: One Trillion to Two Trillion Dollars

Were the "Out of Iraq" demonstrations a bust?


Santorum FUMING over opposition to Alito

Oh, my. How did we get from "Live Free Or Die" to "Be Scared Of Osama"?

A question to college football fans

I heard this early yesterday on cable news...

2 MPs passed AlJazeera doc to Dem in Oct '04 hoping to influence election


Riveting Ritter-Hitchens Debate Audio Now Posted

A letter to the editor about the Minutemen

The real reason for wiretaps. Spying on political opponents.

New York Times Journalist Dies After Attack (in DC)

'they fight out of loyalty to Army even if they think mission unrealistic

Hypocrite Southern Baptist Leader Resigns 48 Hours After Sex Arrest

for a white man's execution, where are those screaming for his head?

David Rosenbaum?

Schwarzenegger Hurt in Motorcycle Mishap (15 stitches in his lip)

It's time for the media to start showing the flag-draped coffins coming

If ya'll would just plug your ears for a minute...

Belafonte Calls Bush 'Greatest Terrorist'

Bush asked to list sources of Noe, Abramoff gifts

Has the Dean/Wolfie video been pulled?

latest pics from Chicago..........dial-up warning

Why isn't Frist diagnosing Sharon?

I was looking through a website called "The Black Republican"

Why is Blitzer in Israel this Sunday?

Ministers Say They Blessed Seats Ahead of Alito Hearings

What happens if pols can only take donations from their own districts?

"the President's inner circle always treated DeLay as a necessary burden."

Another masterpiece from Matthew Cooper and Mike Allen....

Get hold of the hankies

Where are the threads on Saturday's Town Hall Forums?

So have we located any Abramoff Bush photos yet?

would a "royal" wedding help?

David Letterman Proves Culture War Is Real (O'Lielly retort)

Insufficient Body Armor Blamed For Significant Marine Deaths In Iraq

Who is going to call out Matthews on his relationship with Abramoff?

Ronald Regan Assassination Attempt - Old News But

Abramoff's Diebold Ties. Has anyone made the connection yet?

Lobbyist Helped Paying Tribes Meet Bush

MUST READ! NYT EDIT:Who Can Check the President?

Here's the ticket: Al Gore/Howard Dean

Betcha the Coushattas have pictures of themselves with **

Bush trying to round up all photos of President with Abramoff

Abramoff's MOONIE Ties:

don't give in to rude, pushy born again types, they're trying to take over

Wackiest Of The Wacky Warning Labels Selected

We must protect our democracy

Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo is calling

Bremer found something he's worse at than running an occupation

For Kephra.... one year later.

Let's face it - Sen.CLINTON can NEVER win the redneck vote

FYI for the interested---Larissa on Air America tonight.

We don't torture, but we reserve the right to

I know it's AOHell but please DU the O'Lielly poll!

US troops seize award-winning Iraqi journalist

Obey says tribe donated cash before Abramoff represented it

For a white man's execution, where are black protesters?

Howard Dean just told it like it is -- again -- on CNN

check out the ad on the left for "" let's click it

LA TIMES SCOOP!!!DeLay & 2 others helped put the brakes on a federal probe

Alito - Not abortion....Executive Power

Do you ever shop at WalMart?

Patrick Fitzgerald is a Republican

do you personally know of anyone who talks or acts like bush?

Pentagon Approves Military Industry Merger Of Death Rocket Biz

I'm looking for a comprehensive list of Bush scandals in 2005.

Can O' Fun appreciation thread! - POST YOUR FAVORITE VIDEO

HAHAHAHA -- Was looking for Bush/Abramoff pics, and found this

Chronic Multi-Symptom Illness Still More Prevalent Among Persian Gulf Vets

Should prisons pay minimum wage? (to prisoners)

Bush-supporting neighbors can't sell their house . . .

Breaking: No Democrats have taken money from Abramoff - None...

List of Abramoff contributions to PACs

ACLU Calls For Special Counsel: Add Your Voice (domestic spying)

Meet the F*ckers

The Great Dictator" (1940)/ you have to watch this

"Innocent Until Proven Guilty" Talking Point

Anti-feminist becomes feminist after husband dumps her on 40th wedding...

Did anyone see Howard Dean smack down "Leslie" Blitzer?

Check out George W. Bush's wishlist on Amazon.

A request to Rep Conyers regarding Senator Boxer's exceptional act.

If you were the last surviving human, what would you write down?

CIA, FBI, NSA, DOJ, DOD, SCOTUS... all compromised beyond reclamation ?

How vandals destroy a touch-screen.

What is the United States up against in Iran?

Well I had an interesting conversion with a reagan

What's Moon Got to Do With It (Abramoff/Rove/College Republicans)?

NOT ONE DEM took ONE PENNY from Abramoff...and ABRAMOFF says so himself.

Dean should be ASHAMED ! I am disgusted with him!

Is there anybody in America less well educated than a Freeper?

Idaho senator suggests sleep shifts in overcrowded prisons

CNN Names Dems Only, As Ones Who Won't Return Abramoff Dollars

DU lawyers

the FEC says Abramoff gave NO MONEY to Dems

WTF 32 US soldiers killed in the last three days? WTF!!!!

Wow, I am Amazed... We DID IT! We beat the GOP Spin Machine!

2210 Reasons Why the DSM is Important


Is Tom Clancy right wing?

The Economic Costs of the Iraq War: Presented in Detail

WWII resistance: follow fascist orders...sloooowly

More evidence of liberal media (Daniel Schorr re Alice Fischer)

Make this call. This is easy and it will help. National Call Day, Tomorrow

Christian Talk Show Host to picket San Antonio station over "Daniel"

Drafting bush's Resignation Speech

Dear Gov. Dean -- The Dearlove-Tenet Summit and Bush's crimes ...

I don't smoke, but hatred of smokers has gone beyond over the top

For Those Of You That Keep Defending Rightwing Fundamentalists

Bumper Stickers: All out or None?

Bush and Delay: Good Pals in Pictures

Meet The Press "Reproductive Rights & Role of Women in Society"

Gore won Florida by 30,000 votes!

Saw Brokeback Mountain today (WARNING: Spoiler!)

The REAL POWER of democracy

"Why 'Brokeback Mountain' is so Frightening"

New Federal Law Protects Public School Children/"mandatory medication"

"Farmworkers Reap Little as Union Strays From Its Roots" LA Times article

Jennifer Karen Hughes Mizrahl - an amazing clone

Feinstein (member of Judiciary Committee) in Advance of Alito Hearings

Great quote on scrubbies recess appointments

CNN: how will the corruption scandals affect your vote?

Bad Faith: Media Silence and the Assault on Democracy

Alleged Cunningham co-conspirator has checkered past

Abramoff law firm had 1,500 lawyers

For the war and against the troops

Rummy got mad at Clapper - Clapper gone

It Is Only Just Dawning on the GOP Rank and File That They Have A Problem

Newsweek: "Abramoff was about as subtle as a madam in a whorehouse"

Claim: Corruption is Why So Many Americans Are Turned Off


NSA spy investigations will just muddy the waters--time to act, not think!

Reuters: "The full Republican-led Senate is expected to confirm" Scalito

Republicans lie about Democrats' building materials

Check your new voter registration cards!

Mexican politics - people not sitting around twiddling thumbs


I'm tired of these single man or woman polls for 08

DeLay's own tactics may have hurt him

Documents Found in Iraq - Look what neocons saying now

Banging on the TV

Wolfowitz cracking the whip in Chad (oil, oil, oil, oil , )

Rep Sam Brownback of Kansas disputes "dubya's" interp of Prez powers

Returned campaign contributions - an interest free loan

Don't forget to tar the College Republicans with Abramoff

Gen. George Anomaly Casey

Chickenhawks..........Uncle Sam needs YOU!

2/3 of McLaughlin Group devoted to Israeli politics?

Abramoff Money Laundering Operation - The Links

What % of Repukes still believe * invaded Iraq to "protect us"?

Howard Dean pimp slaps wolf

Reps Murtha and Moran don’t know about Missing TRILLIONS

Howard Dean coming up on Late Edition w/ Wolfie.

An outrageous Republican talking point

The real reason why JFK must die

Red State Values?! What are red state values?

I'm a little slow on the uptake here

The corporate media is slowly rationalizing Bush's illegal spying....

(Tigua) Tribe wants Abramoff contributions back

Cindy Sheehan: "Anybody could do what we did in Crawford"

What's the deal with Hillary giving $$ to charity

2210 reasons to impeach Bush now

Bail Denied for Blackwell

What was that about Abramoff giving money to Democrats?

TX newspaper on Delay's stepping down: "We still have Pres. Bush"

Pastor/City Planner Ray Brosius pleads "No Contest" to solicitation

Will we see scandals/indictments soon for voter fraud?

VT-Sen: New Poll. Can you say... Blowout?

fellow DUer LeahD needs our HELP to preserve YOUR freedoms!!!

Depleted Uranium malignancies, birth defects and disability

Here's a great Dem talking point re warrantless surveillance

Bush on the Rocks - the first NEW Neil Lisst cartoon of the year

He's seen as a useful servant, not someone you would want to vacation with

Protection Rackets - Joe Cannon

What are the chances of an Alito defeat without a fillibuster?

Wolf Blitzer and Howard Dean

Who Was Right About the "Global Test"- Jefferson or Hitler? (Oct. 04)

Why can't I talk to my older relatives

Ministers Say They Blessed Seats Ahead of Alito Hearing

Just got this hideous email from a repug friend and here was my response!

A NIGHTMARE ON K STREET - The "Hammer's" Demise

Bushies- with Cheney... are mounting the most extensive power grab...

I can't understand the hypocrites who condemn a poor whore working

Why isn't bribery illegal in the United States?

That Republicans had the nerve to ram through such a budget ...

Only A Third in U.S. Satisfied with Congress


First Impressions: The Faces of Evil

Terrorit training camps. Adm. to put out documents says Weekly Stand-

Bush: 'I'm Not Making This Up'

Tom Feeney R-(FL) - as crooked as they come.

What are the odds of a Dem majority in '06?

Radical Right Slips By Capitol Police, Anoints Doors And Seats With Oil

Ive searched, but cannot find any info. Did Dorgan take money from Smith?

Democratic Senators: Just say NO to Alito!

Remember when David Drier was to replace Tom Delay but.....?

TSA will begin psychoanalyzing air travelers in 40 major airports

CNN transcript of Howard Dean on Late Edition today.

Liberals: Lieberman Is Not The Enemy

Query: Did Bush invade Iraq to claim power as war president?

Staying the Course: Bad for Bush, Worse for Us!

Need video link to the Wolfie slap down by the good Dr. Dean!

Pop Quiz! What group was the first to protest outside the White House?

Democrats: GOP selling U.S. to 'highest bidder'

Abramoff money = election fraud

W's policies prove we have different Constitution than that of its framers

Matt Drudge just played a clip of Howard Dean & implied he's on drugs!

I don't understand why Diebold can't steal it even if we win big.

Brilliant Tom Tomorrow cartoon

What happened in Oct. 2002???

Pace vs Murtha

"Pro-life" legislator likens women to cows

Diebold Lobbyist to be a Dem Senate Nominee??? WTF??

Anyone hear about Bushie's SIGNING STATEMENT:it changes laws

Patriotic, inspirational pic of Junior and The Bugman golfing in 2002

CT.-Lowell Weicker threatens to run against Joe Lieberman

At the drugstore today, my mom was worried about which medicare

Bush Advisor Says President Has Legal Power to Torture Children

2 California GOP Congressmen interfere w/Texas millionaire probe

C&L Vid Clip: Howard Dean smacks down Leslie the Wolf on CNN

Virginia Senate race

Democrats Ready to Go After Alito (WP)

Great bumper sticker...

What type of Democrats are at DU?

Despite the platitudes of the far left, THEY gave us the Neocons!

Howard Dean. like Kerry in '04, sticks his foot in mouth on Latin America

Thieves took two days to break open a safe to steal at least 32 guns


Delete Alito Talking Points / DU Anti-Sexism Primer

Hillary detractors: Make you case to us here