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Archives: October 14, 2007

Chris Floyd: War Without End, Amen: The Sanguinary Vision of Robert Gates

Can the world stop genocide? (BBC)

The ‘Good Germans’ Among Us (Rich | NYT)

The heat and light in global warming (BBC) {very sober, balanced assessment of court case}

Friedman: Who Will Succeed Al Gore?

Gore Should Heed The Call-And Run

Deja Vu All Over Again? Another Bad Idea from Hillary Clinton

Entergy Nuclear doing "the most blatant and egregious push poll you can imagine"

Flying from a different perspective (BBC) {Zeps!}

S. Korean firms vying to tap into solar energy business

Peak Oil Calls for Societal Change – US Expert

Oil hits record $84 on supply concerns

Canadians Shun Nuclear Energy and Use of Coal

Hesitant Texas is getting burned on solar power, experts assert

Magna, union in `template' pact

Gore Should Heed The Call-And Run

Howard calls election for late November

PM Announces November 24 Poll

Ex-Mexican leader's statue felled

Turkey shells Iraqi village: witnesses

Banks to set up $80 bln fund to limit credit crunch

Rapper T.I. arrested on federal weapons charges

who's not busy on December 7th?

Mos Def and Immortal Technique rap about 9/11 + Bush

Who is this woman? (British motorbike pyro accident)

any other hot, sexy, single, self proclaimed leftys home cleaning the bathroom and kitchen?

So, is sleeping with your future brother in law's brazziere a bad thing?

Note: Canadian beer with lime

Lizzie Grace's Tell Me Something Good Thread Gave Me this earworm

anyone else running vista sp1 beta?

Do you want to ask me anything?

i can't get this website to work?

Damn, but I love to see Curt Schilling get jacked up

I want to know where you are with your family NOW

I want to know where you go with your family NOW

Cinamon Blossom


Ladies and Gentlemen, Once again, The Doors

RIP ronald mcdonald

I'm wearing my llama protective codpiece

I Finally Get It

It's: A Brazillion ways from Sunday

I am wearing my alpaca slipper socks.

Strange find in the woods today

Idiots live in my town! Global warming poll......

So who recognizes this logo?

Color announcer for ASU/Wash. game. Sounds like a Sesame Street

I just worked retail all day!

Name a capricious incident that affected mankind

Who else is swinging on the chandeliers tonight?

Introducing the New Number ONE football team in the NCAA Division 1-A

I think I'll go for a walk outside now, the summer sun's comin my way, I hear ya now


I don't come here often, but it seems like this might be the place to post this.

Man, this game is going on forever...


I just have to say .........

So, is sleeping with your future brother in law a bad thing?

That's it. You and I are stepping outside RIGHT NOW.

2 Recks away

Went to Target today, bought a 6 gallon wet/dry ShopVac for $8.99.

Pictures from todays Palos Verde kayaking trip.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 10/13/07

Super Chuck Norris World

I am a horrible mother and a worse liberal.

Any late night musings?

I am sooooooo drunk right now ...


Just had a big fight with hubby over Bush: Stupid or conniving?


What generation are you?

More people need to realize that Bon Jovi fucking sucks.

Okay, creepiest thing EVER today.

Will we ever return to a time when more people, on average, experience shame?

Fresh cantaloupe from the farmer's market.

Anyone else catch the Al Gore skit on SNL?

Here come the Red Sox

I posted about an obnoxious show of excessive patriotism in GD...come warm your hands by the fire.

Damn. My sister made me cry - And I do not like her for that right now.

If you were in a room with a random 100 people, where would you place yourself intellectually?

THE Ohio State University is ranked Number ONE!!

Anyone else have the miserable cold that's going around?

Looks like I've got another child to take care of...

Computer graphics artist? Post your work! (Dialup warning)

Washington Post: Mexican 'Dirty War' Case Nears Court

Painter electrocuted on roof

SC Representative Bill Bowers endorses John Edwards

GOOD Magazine: Bikes to Rwanda

Darfur, Sudan, Oil, America and China...

Bush's War For Oil...***graphic content***...

Flirting with a Westboro Church man

Michael Moore gives religious right politicians Bible verses to frame on their office walls

On toll roads and the Trans-Texas Corridor

Trans-Texas Corridor, Alex Jones on Lou Dobbs CNN report

Coming Up on This Week with George Stephanopoulos:Ms. Pelosi

The new Taliban

The US spends, on average, just over $1m a year to protect each aid worker it sends to Afghanistan

Religious persecution: almost 15% of Yazidis have fled Iraq

Namibia shuts down mercenary firm, deports 2 US citizens for recruiting


Has anyone else noticed a change in this place?

"They tortured me. ... They beat me a lot. So I told them anything they wanted to hear," he said

Could the RW's "War on Christmas" be a year long event?

Why is Rush Limbaugh still on American Forces Radio and Television Service?


Does being left or right handed mean anything other than lefties are a minority?

Is it only me, or are there others that don't trust sites/programs like "GoToMyPC"?

Al Gore needs to remain "the best president we never had".

Gore in Democratic race actually helps Clinton

D'oh -- Norah O'Donnell Caught Asking For Teleprompter

Okay: What well known political figure made this statement about unchecked presidential power?

Anyone up for a bong hit of those little squares you use to hide smoking threads?

my 111th ltte-refugees of the war

Former Shell executive accuses oil firms of ‘hypocrisy’ over human rights (UK)

One delude LTTE from the San Francisco Chronicle (Gore's church)

Bush crusades for free trade as support cools


Media Public Takeover

Son in Sound of Music family dies (BBC) {Werner von Trapp}

Pets Hurled Off Bridge in Puerto Rico

Going on Second Life tonight

Deryk Schlessinger what has happened since May 07?

Never be afraid........ ‘Another Indictment Or Two’ For Earmark Abuse Is ‘Coming’

Why General Sanches'z statements worry me

GE to sell NBC in 2008?

So the White House wants to know about Canadians' travel plans .... Here we go. "Dear George"

My response to Murdoch's Times' article re the judge's ruling on climate change

Name nine GOP politicians you would be PROUD to keep out of office

NSA Sought Phone records 7 Months BEFORE 9-11

Why have George McGovern, RFK, and Wes Clark all endorsed our next President?

Caption this.

Russian schools move to Linux (BBC) {'Nyet' to Microsoftsky}

Fired Officer Believed CIA Lied to Congress (WAPO)

There are 300 some million of us and just a handful of war mongering dilletantes destroying us...

Reform Groups Urge Reid to Ensure Separate Confirmation Votes for Four FEC Nominees

Investigations of Members of Congress on Rise - Election Crimes Face Scrutiny

OMG! Did anybody just just the c-span book tv for ispy?

Ayn Rand is the problem....

Gore should run in 2016

Vatican suspends Italian monsignor over gay sex

Regent University Freaks Out Over Pat Robertson Photo

Nobel, Schnobel ...

Happy Eid, Y'all....the Empire State Building is GREEN!!!!

Dachau and Guantamo and the End of America

Smearing Al Gore: Here We Go Again - Robert Parry - Consortium News

The problem with smoking threads:

Bush v. Gore: Poppy's Bad Weekend

Fred Phelps has a new truck!

Hillary Rodham Clinton is "acting as if she's won"

Canada's version of "DU" (Rabble) slam Gore!

Larry Johnson: "I Am Worried About What Happens To The CIA Officers Still On The Job"

Time to step it up smokers...........

We interrupt this Gore-filled page to bring you an amusing story

At an Army School, Blunt Talk on Iraq...who bore more responsibility for mistakes...

CREW's request for Temporary Restraining Order in case against Bush over missing e-mails

Fascism and gun laws

Do you belong to Progressive Democrats of America? If so recommend this post.

Al Gore, please run.

The problem with non-smokers

The Toxic Rhetoric of Freedom and Democracy

"Eyes Wide Open" in Anchorage

So I went to see the Lipizzaner Stallions perform tonight and saw an obnoxious patriotic display

SNL & the Al Gore skit.......totally sucked

Subpoena indicates probe of Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-CA) is 'back on,' experts say

Poll shows Gore entry might help Clinton

I Saw My First Edwards Bumper Sticker

The Party needs music !

Colbert writes Maureen Dowd's and Frank Rich's columns

UnTracable Emails Spreads Obama Rumor

OK - here is a GREAT song - a new-era protest song

What is with Comcast putting MSNBC on pay channel? I can't seem to find much on this.

HEADS UP: Hillary on "The View" Monday, Kucinich on "Colbert" Monday, Obama w/ Leno Wednesday

VA GOP hates Democracy. Gilmore Senate nomination assured

Michigan voter pleased..

if the GOP is so bad,

For perspective on division at DU, take a ride in the "wayback machine" to Jan. 2004...

The thing I don't like about my candidate is __________________.

Michelle Obama Takes Fight to Clinton

Rice worried by Putin's (Bush's?) broad powers

Why Gore Is Not Being Evasive to Maintain Interest in Global Warming (And Why Not)

This Turkey thing has got me going


so, what is the rationale for still supporting NAFTA?

Spies, Lies and FISA

WP: A Wife's Battle - Rural WV Wife's Battle for Care for her PTSD husband

Chicago Court Orders Discovery of DOJ Political Prosecutions (related to Edwards doners)

Detentions to be top topic for Mukasey

Daily Show: US forgets past atrocities in exchange for help in the war on terror


Maureen Dowd and Stephen Colbert do OP-EDs talking of each other.


With Tight Grip on Ballot, Putin Is Forcing Foes Out : Allies acknowledge harks back to Soviet era

Still No Word On Gore's Nobel From Serial Gore Mocker Maureen Dowd

Borowitz: Supreme Court Gives Gore's Nobel to Bush

Enabling the Republicans by Dan DeWalt, Impeachment Activist

The People vs. the Profiteers


Robert Parry: Smearing Al Gore: Here We Go Again

The Tower of Babel... or is that Babble... the demise of the collective dialog

McClatchy: Bush, aides 'grossly misjudged Putin' (assumed Putin embraced Democracy)

Rangel Passes Bill Prohibiting Private Tax Collectors

Chris Floyd: Unguarded Moment: Another Brake on Tyranny Stripped Away

Private US military contractors move into Helmand

How can man kill innocent people so simply?

The Iraqi Book of the Dead

Robert Fisk: A reign of terror-The Armenian genicide-a Primer


WWF Praises Al Gore For Nobel Peace Prize

Many Americans Still Don’t Grasp Iraq War Is Illegal

As Logging Fades, Rich Carve Up Open Land in West

Vineyard residents feud over island's ancient pathways

Windbelt, Cheap Generator Alternative, Set to Power Third World

Solar-powered parking lots

World War II Bunkers Turn Into Wildlife Haven

Tech Declared Both Culprit, Savior in Climate Change

Even as economy lags, corporate 'green' push may advance

The History of the Electric Car

NYT: Israel bombed a nuclear weapons reactor in Syria - Al Gore is right again!

Robot the blackouts can’t stop (Solar traffic lights in South Africa)

Hotels Find Green Shows Up as Black on the Books

Is Obama giving Michigan brush-off?

(GOP State Rep) Debbie Stafford Switches To Democratic Party

Howard calls Australian elections

Rice lowers Mideast talks' expectations

Analysts Find Israel Struck a Nuclear Project Inside Syria

Rice says Kremlin's consolidated power endangers democracy

Applebee's Settles Shareholder Lawsuit

Groups on Left, Right Ask Candidates to Reject Bush's Wider Powers

With Tight Grip on Ballot, Putin Is Forcing Foes Out : Allies acknowledge harks back to Soviet era

Shi'ite groups say attacked Polish envoy, embassy in Iraq

"The People vs. the Profiteers

Groups on left, right ask candidates to reject Bush's wider powers

Attacks aimed at Iraqi Shiite pilgrims kill at least 24

In Congress, GOP morale down since CHIP veto

Putin To Visit Embattled Iran

Ann Coulters site hacked ?

BREAKING: Washington Post Correspondent Dies in Iraq

U.S. soldier killed in roadside bombing in southern Baghdad, military says

Getting Around Rules on Lobbying

U.S., Iraqis Discuss Blackwater's Status (Expulsion in 6 months?)

Captive Israeli soldiers 'held in Iran'

In China, party's tight grip on display: "Troublemakers" warned, under house arrest or detained

Priest 'only pretending to be gay'

Congress must approve U.S. attack vs Iran: Pelosi


Rampaging elephants terrorize villagers

Critics: ConAgra Mishandled Recall

Senator Kennedy released from hospital

Exclusive Brethren 'smuggling campaign cash' into Aus

'Wash Post' Correspondent Slain in Iraq

Putin told of 'assassination bid'

Blackwater says lawsuit 'politically motivated'

Pelosi Rejects Any House Vote On Iranian Revolutionary Guard (Kyl-Lieberman)

Turkish Army Chief Says U.S. Ties At Risk

Revealed: the man behind court attack on Gore film (UK Funded by Mining/Energy Interests)

Abstinence approach gets unlikely ally

Clinton has 21 point lead in New Hampshire poll

13-year-old shot in encounter with Seattle police officer

Pelosi Vows to Push Ahead With Genocide Measure

Tour guides you wish you had!

A PSA to those in Southern California - Do NOT take the Ortega Highway

Well, I think the Red Sox are toast

ZOMG! Gutierrez just hit a BOOOMING shot over the Monstah!

GAAAAAH - the Monday ALCS game is at 4:00 PM PDT

I'm pretty sure it was Heidi 's fault. What did she do again?

For the Lounge-ish

Cleveland wins!

Does anybody else get those "Secret Crush" ads in their e-mail?

Anyone here into Transcendental Meditation?

How bushies change a lightbulb

Cat problem

What pissy weather this morning...

Is it just me? Or is youtube being painfully slow this morning?

"Close to Home": Getting kindergartners on the bus:

How many times have you said Goodbye

Does Gorgonzola cheese and roasted garlic Tricuits go with...

Halloween hangman

Someone in GD has a GBCW thread...

Wow - Is THIS the type of TBS Baseball douchebag you have to watch?

I get soooooo sick of sports announcers kissing Brett Favre's ass


Bad Bush joke

Does Anyone Remember This cartoon Classic About "Owl Jolsen?"

Update on my new (16 year old) child...

Fun with leftovers

Confession: I've never been to a Starbucks. Ever.

What are your silly reasons for buying certain products?

You decide. Which is it?

Who's naughtiest?

Man, I love GD, but sometimes it makes me feel like:

Do you hate seeing artists suffer?

I just got beat up over the phone for calling some ass for tech support at home

Have you heard?

Favorite National Lampoon's Vacation

I need a good alias

Are Matcom and DS1 gonna get married?


Help me in. Why are there so many people out in the Lounge (lame copycat)

*sigh* There are days when I'd beg for copycatting threads in G.D. should be legalized...

what is your favorite lucky charm??

Recommend a good digital camera.

Bears vs. Vikings at Soldier Field


What animal would be a good...

Lame copy cat

What animal would be a good food... apart from a lame cat, copy.

Holy crap! The Vikings actually won!

Bolour supplement


I suddenly came over all peckish.

Lame copy bat

Scented candles

My dear matcom

Best Performance Ever in a Motion Picture?

Does this steak idea sound too rich?

My Tabby Cat meows every time I turn on CNN!

If you found a 'naughty' photo on the internets that looked like someone you know

Turn The Page

Watching the passion of the christ - questions

My Dear DS1

I think I found the kittens' Dad


here we go patriots, here we go!!!1!!1!!

Why are you losers watching the Patriots / Cowboys game?


Anybody else waiting for the Rockies game? Only 90 minutes away!

I'm starting a WAAAAAAAAH!! thread.....

I'm so freaking mad at my t.v. repair guy.

Is this remark racially insensitive?:

Just downloaded the B-52's from I-tunes

i'm going to starbucks up the street

Set phasers to "awwwwwwww"

Who else got the Stephen Colbert book this week?!

Stories From the Road: The Secret

Help me out. Why are there so many people in the Lounge?

In honor of the clueless idiot who just called me at home for tech support for something

the word of the day is "sizzletits."

I have a 'naughty' photo on the internets

youths of DU! think about your choices before it's too late!!!1111

Plasma or Lcd flat screen tv?

A Sunday beer/alcohol question

What can BlueIris do to increase the readership of her poetry threads?

Montana cookout/Spin the baby/A summer job 1960s {dial-up warning}

I have emptied my Ignore list

Weird shit I have had to adjust to, here on the Left Coast

Larry Craig's guide to involuntary men's room hand gestures


The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 10/14/07

My Dear Matcom

Why doesn't the Lounge have DUzy awards?

Weird Mother in Law stories? Got any? Please post here, and make

Which one of us is billyskank talking about the most while on his vacation?

I just turned 40.

Finally a picture of the gift that Rising Phoenix made for Lisa and Me

I just added 600gb of storage space to my computer.

I Know It's Been A While. Just Checking In And Lettin Everyone Know What's Goin On.

A DUer's husband is dying

I smoke, get over it.

Well, my professional life has taken a turn for the better!

Ugh... filling out my first resume.

Songs everyone likes

If you had to pick right now, what would be your choice for album of the year?

Any Deadheads here today? Phil and Friends webcast tonight!

my birthday is 10 days away

Geico Gecko

***June Calendar Contest***

i think cheap trick is one of those bands that everyone has to.....

For smokers only

Help me out. Why are there so many people in the Lounge

My eyes are bleeding!

Your Preference for a Bookstore

I'm seriously considering closing the bookstore down...

Coming Home, Part Two

Army tests Apache networking

Richardson: Iraq can’t progress with troops there

Troops on R&R seeking alternative destinations

South Korean soldiers begin environmental cleanup work at former U.S. bases

Internet-based phone services cutting costs

Bill would give wounded vets full re-up cash

Felons helped Army meet recruitment goal

Ex-US commander at Iraq jail faces trial

U.S. Military Technology Being Exported Illegally Is a Growing Concern

Experts: Climate change threatens peace

First converted SSGN to deploy overseas Saturday

Barn busting, Remington Rand style

Today in labor history October 14

Today's working family cartoon: Stupidity-Car-Chart

If you read this forum, please read this.

Workers at five Los Angeles hotels vote to authorize a strike

NYT: Union Blues Amid the Gourmet Groceries

Sandy Springs-based UPS hasn't disclosed its costs for the proposed contract

CWA: Broadband Mapping Bill is Important Step in Campaign to Bring High Speed Internet to All

5 Teamsters attacked 2 Clinton protesters 9 years ago, legal fight goes on

Strike looms for children's aid workers (Children in need risk being left with reduced care)

Video: Our electronic waste is being dumped on the poor in China, India and Nigeria.

CSPAN:Chris Hayes ...NAFTA Super Highway & "Post National America"

Make the Farm Bill Fair

Chasers War On Everything describe Osama stunt at APEC Summit.

Blackwater Turns Guns On U.S. Troops

Broad Appeal of Fred Thompson ;-)

Sam Donaldson rips George Will's global warming denial

12 Soldiers

Mexico's Vicente Fox Calls George W. Bush the "Windshield Cowboy"

Can We All Stop Pretending To Love Ron Paul?

Only Dennis

Leave George W. Bush Alone!

Olbermann, John Dean on 9/11, PNAC

Their Own Game

Ralph Nader Talks About Why Impeachment Is "Off The Table"

China treats environmental advocates as bigger threats than pollution (NYT)

Rice should apply her logic about Russia here

Ban Smoking Tobacco

My Personal Apology To Everyone At DU

Attn Youtubers

Trailing clouds of stardust, he's graced the political stage with

The Poll to End All Polls (or why our fragmentation as so-called progressives hurts us)

VATICAN | Priest suspended after hidden camera records gay sex talk

It started when the Republican blogs and other mouthpieces went on the attack against a 12-year-old

Retiring outside America: For many, it's a dream come true

Former astronaut says we've had alien visitors.

Good example of how the Rethugs frame the debate

Move over Saddam: Statue of Vicente Fox torn down in Mexico

William "the Bloody" Kristol speaks strange truths sometimes....

Members of the progressive Democrats of America please email the leadership

N. Korea beefs up guard at nuclear test site - Second nuclear detonation in the works?

Reality parodies itself...

Getting Around Rules on Lobbying.....

Sunday Talk Shows

Question about possible Republican strategy ...

I knew Coulter was lying about Fallwell's antisemitic comment

Cheney to Fundraise for Heather Wilson who is running for Senate in NM!

What is REALLY the diff. between Mi. primary votes not being recognized

Both Edwards and Richardson say they will only leave troops to guard the embassy

If Gore DOESN'T run- will he regret it?

I have to write a column today

Eisenhower would not have gotten us into Iraq

Namibia shuts down mercenary firm, deports 2 US citizens due to Iraq recruiting

Would you hire a convicted sex offender to babysit your kids?

Young conservatives gather to reflect, politick (Tufts)

Sprint Center opening in Kansas City and our presence there last night

Israel bombed Syria??


Hollywood in all-out assault on America's 'war on terror'

Hoyer doing very well on Armanian Genocide issue (against Brit Hume) on fox news

What's with all the smoking threads? D

Frank Rich: The ‘Good Germans’ Among Us

Larry Craig's guide to involuntary men's room hand gestures

The Pentagon UFO Hacker.

"The nine inconsistencies" now as firm in the mainstream as

And Borowitz.

Dalai Lama to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Mistah KURTZ out-Tweeties Tweety in hawking his new book

The Nightmare Scenario - 9 November 2008

Monseigneur in the White House

Why is David Greenberg slamming President Carter, "Good Jimmy, Bad Jimmy," in the Washington Post?

Corps of Engineers slammed over erosion

How do we demand war criminal investigation of this administration?

Girl who cried wolf

Judge in Qwset case: The claims, after all, sound like they're about a totalitarian regime

High-level North Korean official to Visit Syria

War on Aliens

Why is it Congress has almost never had an approval rating on the plus side (over 50%)

Blackwater and me: A love story it ain't

Please caption....(Wish it was a real pic)

Have you ever been contacted by a political pollster?

Reaganomics Finally Trickles Down to Area Man

Why the heck in Chuck Schumer voicing support for Mukasey BEFORE the Hearing?

The man who knew too much

Falwell: The Rise of the New Atheism

One aspect of this "war"/occupation that is hardly ever mentioned but should be

This Week: Why do they allow George Will to spew anti-global warming

U.S. Military Technology Being Exported Illegally

WOW! I didn't know I was a "technothug"!

Shi'ite groups say attacked Polish envoy and embassy in Iraq

GWB White House and Human Rights in China

Arianna: What Would You Like Me to Ask Nancy Pelosi?

I made a Bet with a right wing wacko..

British poll: Conservatives take lead over Labor - Bush's new poodle not so popular

Slate: The Most Powerful Bushie You've Never Heard Of

Lindsay Graham on Blitzer's Sunday gagfest chipping away at Gen. Sanchez.

Why isn't anyone updating the Research Forum entries??? Please read!

A poll for progressives and members of Progressive Democrats of America only.

ACLU: Defense Dept & FBI-May Have Secretly & Illegally Conducted Surveillance BEYOND Its Powers

Joe Pags, right winger, advertising on DU. He really sucks.

Groups on left, right ask candidates to reject Bush's wider powers

Which is your favorite Sun. morning political show and why?

Some good news - Younger voters giving GOP the cold shoulder

Richard Belzer invokes Mark Twain.

Who is this asshole Butabi Jones,

AIM's Vernon Bellecourt dies at 75

I have a beef with Cafe Press.

Does DU still allow third party discussion as it used to?

Listening to AAR tonight, they were really trashing Gore, saying he is responsible for NAFTA

Younger voters giving GOP the cold shoulder - Frustration with war, strong views on social issues

PBS on Tuesday, 16 Oct: "Cheney's Law"

Nora O'DONNELL just *cackled* uncontrollably at an old RAYGUN joke

A note....

Hispanic vote could play significant role in 2008 swing states

Gorgeous speech by Mario Cuomo in 1984 @ Notre Dame re: abortion

Sunday Poll: Who are you supporting for the Democratic Nomination?

I have set up a forum for progressives and members of Progressive Democrats of America.

They used "pain-compliance techniques" against Martin Lee Anderson

Gore’s Nobel Win Greeted With Cheers by Europeans

Maternal Mortality Shames Superpower US

Is David Hobson The Next House Republican To Retire?

I often wonder if W Bush can feel the Hate.Revulsion,Rejection for him...

US demands air passengers ask its permission to fly-If you're not on the list, you're not getting on

WaPo editorial: Better Numbers (media complicity in action)

Picketers want charges dropped against war protesters

Bomb Kills 9 En Route To Shiite Shrine

U.S., Iraq discusss Blackwater expulsion, list of demands non-negotiable

Groups on left, right ask candidates to reject Bush's wider powers

I'm pissed.

Wisconsin GOP chair faces charges in enticement of teenage boy

The American Dream Foreclosed

Report: Banks Prepping Up To $100 Billion Fund Against Securities Collapses

is there no end?

Wow... If This Is True, It Is Beyond Depressing...

When the beancounters take action, it is time to get worried.

an update from operationmindcrime

If there's a Gore vs. Hillary SMACKDOWN, who wins?

Oh Boy... Here We Go Again... Turkey Shells Iraq Border Areas Amid Incursion Talk

If it's not a totalitarian, fascist, police state...

Tucker is such an ass

Weekend TOONS

Supreme Court Gives Gore’s Nobel to Bush

If they wear the flag why shouldn't I

Leading Shiite politician calls for total US withdrawal from Iraq

Key Witness Testifies Cunningham Tried to Hide Transactions

Washington Post Correspondent Dies in Iraq

Make Al Gore number 44! He's the only one that rhymes!

Surprise! "Rice plays down chance of breakthrough on Mideast trip"

Vatican official insists he's not gay

Costa Rica, Pelosi, Reid and CAFTA

Admins Characterization Of NSA Program As A Response To 9/11 Is Complete Fiction-Scott Horton & NYT

Gore should know that by leaving the question of a candidacy open he's holding back Clinton's rivals

If we could only Free ourselves from the GOP's Bull Shit..we would truly be a FREE NATION

Juan Williams: Kristol Is Pushing For ‘The Next World War’

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - "Dispatches From The Sandbox"

What Pelosi SHOULD say about bushco:


Please DU this poll: Does Al Gore deserve the Nobel Prize?

Would you rather see Al Gore become President, or EPA Administrator?

Vatican Official Caught Soliciting Sex From Young Man On Hidden Camera

Ronnie with Alzheimer's, GWB with an IQ of about 50,

Glenn Greenwald: The Beltway Establishment’s Contempt For The Rule of Law

Our biggest problem in promoting our views

Whats with the rght winger Joe Pags advertising on DU?

I hadn't realized Blackwater has been accused of selling weapons to the PKK

Can we get some more recs on this video?? Olbermann / PNAC

savage Swiss racists attack black man with chainsaws

By far, war in Iraq tops list of issues concerning voters

Sam Donaldson blasts George Will’s climate denial

Why did I see CNN's Baghdad Bureau Chief Michael Ware reporting about a rugby match?

STEPHEN COLBERT: I Am an Op-Ed Columnist (And So Can You!) is now reporting on the fake ABC "terror consultant" Debat!

Great Gore/Nobel cartoon. Says it all.

GWB's epitaph has already been written (by Rudyard Kipling):

LT Col. to go on trial on charges of aiding foe (cigars for Saddam)

Is Castro considered a liberal progressive?

After Nobel snub, Bush hopes to be judged by the Hague

As we study our descent into hell we are told by some

GOP worries Bush brooding on war, not campaign

"Recently, a thought captivated my mind that proves that the theory of evolution is a big hoax."

Candidate's oral-sex slogan is no laughing matter

Where are Karl Rove and Scooter Libby, keeping low and out of sight

Are we at risk of losing small towns.....

Congressional GOP: 'We are not happy'

It’s the Secrecy, Stupid: Why the FISA Immunity Debate is Important

I've finally found the only lapel flag pin that makes sense

Lindsay Roberts says she didn't do anything wrong with an underage male

Why is the Turkey genocide thing happening now?

Leading Shiite politician (Ammar Hakim) calls for total US withdrawal from Iraq

Al Gore should be arrested

Getting Around Rules on Lobbying

The non-lethal death stick (Taser) strikes again!

TOON: Sunday's Opus - "Opus' Bush Tattoo"

Blackwater Survivors Tell FBI their Stories

Why do the Republicans have such a penchant for associating with terrorists?

Vatican official insists he's not gay

Week Two of The Weather Channel's 100 biggest weather moments

A Wife's Battle - Walter Reed and Beyond, WaPo

Attention legal scholars; There is one question that all DU'rs need to know the answer to

What's more important ? Winning elections or saying "I told you so" ?

Blackwater Treason

PLEASE CONFIRM!! I heard that if Hillary wins, the Hillary Bashers

McCain: Gore Shouldn't Have Won Nobel

Lake Lanier (Georgia) Will Be Dry By January 30

Runways Fade to White - New York Times

Blackwater's Prince on with Blitzer this morning

Report ranks depressing occupations

This Congress will not impeach Bush/Cheney because:

This is Ann Coulter's fan club.

Is the "Average American" AFRAID of "smart people"?

Dr. Wm Gray Calls Gore and Global Warming 'Ridiculous'! Is He PAID to Say This?

A Plus for Nancy Pelosi this Morning on ABC's Snuffy/Will/Cokie Show.

Anne Hull and Dana Priest: A Wife's Battle

MA high school wins FCC licensing battle against California-based Christian broadcaster

This may be Al Gore's greatest feat

Must see! C-span 2 Book TV iSPY!!!!! Scary shit!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bill Cosby And Dr. Alvin Poussaint On MTP-Should Be Good

Mitt Romney Snubs a Man in a Wheelchair - Video

Closed systems, fascism, and the laws of thermodynamics


Just a great piece about combatting bigotry:

Millions Of Americans In Economic Battle To Make Ends Meet

Need to get from New York to Los Angeles in 2 hours? Go supersonic!

60 Minutes Tonight: Lara Logan Interviews Blackwater Founder Erik Prince

What is so disgusting about Al Gore and the Nobel Prize

If Hillary does become the Nominee...then what Part could Gore Play in her Administration?

Pelosi, in her most breathless Marilyn Monroe voice,

Lucille Ball tells of Ronnie and Nancy Reagan claiming to see UFO

Nix the Farm Bill - Robert Reich

As Logging Fades, Rich Carve Up Open Land in West

'Murca is only for people that speaks English, dammit!

Money where our mouths are?

How do you make a bumper sticker?

Since the Constitution can't get the attention it deserves

Anyone watching Bill Cosby and Alvin Poussaint on MtP today?

the dreyfus affair

Okay I now have found the only article on Dr. Laura's son since May

On Mourning Violence

Would Bush order Blackwater mercs to kill Americans to save his ass from war crimes charges?

"What's good for the Democratic Party is good for America!" Agree or disagree??


What is after Iraq?

The Repub Right Wing School of Journalism, "How To Be Interviewed' ...Lesson One

For those wondering - OMC has an update thread in the Lounge

David Podvin: Eternal Nightmare

Another GREAT Al Gore TOON by Bagley!

Why Flying Now Can Kill....(WashPost)

Want to see something very cool, go to the apple home page:

Global warming: the value of a Gore presidency

I came here today because I believe that American democracy is in grave danger

Guns take pride of place in US family values

Did anyone foresee the stunning triumph(s) of Al Gore?

Some fucking ragers beat my friend down.

Executable force downloaded from

When hillary is prez., how long will it take for her corporate masters

You can't HANDLE the truth! About passive smoke myth.

Great news-A Chicago Court orders Discovery on DOJ ATT. GEN case!!

Naomi Wolf's "The End of America"--noble goal, lousy argument

More Weirdness with Hillary Pollsters….

Impeachment Teach-In

Big Corporate Push: Corporations DEMAND that Americans Eat Shit

***June Calendar Contest***

Kucinich: Get Ready to Read Bush His Miranda Rights

Ex-Smokers: Post how you were able to quit.

Ann Coulters site hacked ?

Interesting Kucinich(sort of) Bumper Sticker

Don't let words change their meanings. Don't let the ends justify the means

FRANK RICH: "The Longer We Stand Idly By, The More We Resemble "GOOD GERMANS"

The Information-Disinformation Wars on DU -- The Chavez example

Man Hangs Noose in Yard as Decoration

If anyone remembers that massive fuck you I have been holding back ............

If black kids study, they get labeled as "acting white"

WHO IS Michael B. Mukasey, Bush's nominee for United States Attorney General?

Check out this thread!

This thread presents a great opportunity to support Biden's Plan for Iraq.

This YouTube person has several videos of Biden and Dodd "debate".

Did you hear? I am soooooo excited!

Hey Bidenites! Prepare for 10/19 and participate

For animal people, Clinton and Obama are no-nos (Link to thread)

I am facing the bankruptcy bill head-on

At 5:30 this morning I was up b/c a stray cat was having kittens on my porch

ATTN MODS: why isn't this thread on the greatest page?? (77 votes)

Beauty and Poltics: Obama and Clinton vie for votes in SC Beauty shops

Clinton canvasses Iowa — without breaking a sweat

Friedman asks not who will succeed George Bush, but "Who Will Succeed Al Gore?"

The Alabama Democratic Conference endorses Clinton

"If Repugs don't bring forth a Christian like

Clinton, Romney Lead in New Hampshire, New Marist Poll Shows

Armenian genocide

Political Cartoonist Tony Auth: Hillary's Road to the White House

Bernard Kerik probe: When did Rudy Giuliani know? Bwahahahah...Ghouliani might be in deep...

I believe people should own as many guns as they want.

Is Obama giving Michigan brush-off?

Washington State poll.

Which Republican candidate do you despise the most?

Dems: We've come a long way, baby!

Al Gore or Hillary Clinton who is Michael Whouley secretly working for?

"DU", "Smurf", "Freep", whatever - Do it to this poll

Everybody Claims Hillary is a Corporate Democrat

Bill Richardson House party / Persepective of a Conservative

What about having a unity debate?

Edwards’ Labor Pains: SEIU Opts for No Endorsement

AP photographer swoons over Fred Thompson's Ferragamo shoes, Yahoo News considers it news-worthy

Question to Obama/Edwards supporters: If Gore announces he is running, will you switch your support?

I suspect that the term, There ain't no such thing as a free lunch, was popularized

Does Dick Durbin want war with Iran?

I admire Hillary Clinton's political saavy and her discipline.

Hillary Clinton cures cancer (reactions)

"Married, 2 children; Married one child; married, wife Elizabeth, etc. These were

Terry McAuliffe was just on my local news channel......

Chuck Todd: Boys and Girls on the (School) Bus (Good read)

Pelosi: I would not give Congress high marks on ending the war

Hypothetical: If a country labeled the US military as terrorists...


Clark's recent statements prove that Mario Cuomo was correct.

Photos: Barack Obama speaking today at a interfaith climate change forum in Des Moines, IA

The politics of kids' health

Obama: "I am the man" to address climate change

CAN EDWARDS ADD N.H. SEIU NOD AS WELL? ("Right now it appears it might be Edwards," )

More G.O.P. Lawmakers Voice Unease

Nobel Prize Renews Calls of 'Run, Al, run'


The moral contrast between Bush and Gore shows that conservatives

Are you radical enough to be a moderate? (A weird endorsement)

Regarding Positive or Negative Al Gore Columns From The Media

Engineering, Labor, IEEE-USA teams up with Corporate Lobbyists

I have set up a forum for progressives and members of Progressive Democrats of America.

Look at Grandpa Fred, He's a-movin' kind of slow...No campaign appearances since debate...

The Fifth Anniversary of the Iraq War Resolution: Why We Can’t Forgive or Forget

Ralph Nader: Things Are a Lot Worse than We Thought!

10/14/07- Obama roll call!

On Tweety's Sunday Show, NY Mag's John Helleman says Gore will endorse Barack Obama in six weeks

Was there anything Monty Python didn't predict about the internet?

Clinton has 21-point lead in New Hampshire poll (41 to 20)

If Hillary Wins The Nomination

Groups on Left, Right Ask Candidates to Reject Bush's Wider Powers

Alice Walker on Obama

Gore in Democratic race actually helps Clinton

Friends of Earth Action endorses John Edwards

Untraceable e-mails spread Obama rumor that he is a Muslim

When Hillary becomes president will she dismantle Bush's facist machine ...

Frank Rich column: It's time to wake up Congress

Clinton, Looking Forward To General Election, Votes Like A Hawk

Edwards Questions Clinton's Truthiness ::: "how about we do tell the truth mode all the time?"

Do you find this statement by Obama problematic? If so, why?

After 20 years, Paul Simon's daughter back on trail (for Obama)

If Al Gore Doesn't Jump In...Then I Will Vote for Hillary in the California Primary.

Boston Globe: Huckabee could face hurdles from the past - Parole of rapist

Edwards Would Ban Lobbyists' Donations

Biden: "President Bush has been criminally irresponsible in the way he has handled national securit

America's greatest crime is radioactive genocide

Kettle has a few words for the pot: "Rice says Kremlin's consolidated power endangers democracy"

For animal people, Clinton and Obama are no-nos

I'd like to point something out that no one has addressed thus far..

Gen. Wesley Clark: Clinton's approach deters a rush to war

Obama blows it with "Kingdom on Earth" comment

David Yepsen Predicts Biden Will Be In Iowa’s Top Three

Videos of Howard Dean on C-Span Friday. John Hopkins speech and Q & A with various colleges.