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Archives: October 7, 2007

Theo-Con Politics: The Blather Goes Marching On

NYT Editorial: On Torture and American Values

Rich: Nobody Knows the Lynchings He’s Seen (Clarence Thomas)

The Mystery of the Coconut Interchange

The Media and the Latest 'Torture' Revelations (Mitchell : E&P)

Thou Shalt Not Kill, Except in a Game at Church (Halo Game Used to Recruit)

Boy Band Guru, Alleged Pedophile, Is a GOP Donor

Dowd: I Did Do It (Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill and Al Gore)

Friedman: Charge It to My Kids

An Exit Toward Soul-Searching-As Bush Staffers Leave, Questions About Legacy Abound

Conscientious objections to pathological liars (Lokeman OpEd: Kansas City Star)

Kremlin submits bill to turn Rosatom into all-encompassing state nuclear corporation

Germany's Environmental Minister Speaks of the "Coal Renaissance."

Windscale fallout underestimated (BBC)

Pakistan election: A charade masquerading as democracy

Orchestra, musicians praise 5-year contract

Explosion Rocks Harlem Apartment Building

Bush considers compromise on child health program

Iraq Embassy Cost Rises $144 Million Amid Project Delays

Republicans claim victory with ruling on Corzine-Katz e-mails

Groups call for Russia to act over Politkovskaya

Medicare Audits Show Problems in Private Plans

I'm in the market for a laplander

Give me a music critique on a friend of mine

Oh my god. We got a pumice stone to brush our dog with...

If you can TEAR yourself away from the Cubs slaughter ... Iron Chef America's Ingredient is PEAS

Widescreen TV users, your setting for old style (4:3) shows?

October is Free Lapdance Month

Best Cat Toy Ever... This Collar has a MIni Pinpoint Light that Projects

I'm in the market for a tapdance

CUBS FANS! Time to run Pinella out of town......

Only love is infinite

So my S.O. went to school with the Phillies' starting pitcher

Maybe this shouldn't piss me off

How creepy is the use of pastel in this image?

Abe Vigoda still lives

Accidentally In Love

Help! I'm going to be on Christian Radio!

Hey sports fans! Turn on the Stanford/USC game could be a big upset!

Tonight's earworm...They Might Be Giants

Helping republicans write better posts on the Internet

remember, promised!

Where is my husband?

70's Earworm.... !!!!

Well, this is why they play the game - USC, favored by 41, loses to Stanford

Goodbye Cubs - We'll miss you

The water baby: Amazing pictures that capture the moment a dolphin joins the world

I need some SERIOUS encouragement.

Have you ever known someone who ...

I just watched one of my top 10 favorite movies

Best comercial I have seen in a very long time....

A rite of passage!

House Rules by My Dog

Will a 39-cent-stamp get my bill sent?

Ok. I admit it. I love Lisa Lampanelli

I updated my kitchen flatware/curtains/canisters and

Rockies win!!!


OK, my Cubbies suck.....since 1903

Eeeek There's a Witch in My Kitchen

At homecoming tonight, I saw some rolls being passed around.

Can you get napalm at the hardware store?

i can't believe i'm actually watching a baseball game

I've received three separate email solicitations for a product called "Megadik"

Would you support me if I ran a marathon to raise funds for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society?

Seeing residual images on my LCD monitor?

What I do with my bumper sticker since I don't have a car

Do you ever feel like you are the only Liberal/Progressive in your state?

RULE #1: Your baseball team should not represent an entire fucking state

I went and viewed "In the Valley of Elah" today.

well, shoot, took me long enough: 15,000 posts.

Question: How many Republicans can fit into a closet?

I am so frustrated right now

Sign on a door to a pub in Seattle I saw today:

The Never Ending Poem! Add a line

Why we like kittens!

How do you stay motivated in politics?

What are you drinking?

I give up. I'm going to have the damaged nerve in my shoulder cryoblocked.

Amy Winehouse vs. The Residents

The Artificial Post Count Inflator

Do you ever get the feeling that you've seen it all

Saturday Night Music Club enjoy and add your favorites.

"Would you like that for here or to go TODAY?"

My daughter at a local art fair, and the resident Tree!

Most depressing song ever?

Labor's most powerful woman

Benefit in Honor of Slain Officer Planned

No happy ending in sight (Hollywood strike?)


YOUNK TURKS: Senator Larry Craig Busted Soliciting Gay Sex

Nixon's "Checkers" Speech

YOUNG TURKS: Who Allowed The U.S. to Use Torture?

Ignorant Americans

Cheney in 1994 on Iraq

So Cal DU'ers. A repeat of Bill Moyers Journal is showing right now!!!

Neocons joining with Rudy - Would You Buy a Used Hawk From This Man?

John Edwards Is Our Best Chance to Avoid War With Iran

Documentary: "Vets: When They Come Home" on LinkTV now, 7pmCT.nt

All the Rage-Who's stirring up the candidates more: MoveOn or Limbaugh?

Mexico's Fox mocks Bush in memoir

Tens of thousands of Medicare recipients deceived by private plans

Gore & co-nominee Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutieris a favorite to win Nobel

Veterans of another war recall Nazi interrogations

RIGHT NOW 9 o'clock eastern time. Naomi Klein, The Shock Doctrine!

Mortgage firms still trolling for suckers

Better than the Republicans

A Technical Question...

Bishop of San Diego asks parishoners and priests to help pay off sexual abuse settlement

Boy Band Guru, Alleged Pedophile, Is a GOP Donor

UPDATE to the mouse head in the beans story...

Since we don't have a Tweety forum (but should)...

Chester "Chet" Arthur Stiles...child rapist, pornographer?

New Rules: Democrats to Offer New Surveillance Rules

do you want to be a Zogby Pollster?

Sunday Talk Shows

Some Saturday night wisdom from W.E.B. Dubois and Gerry Spence

Blackwater crushed car with three kids, old man to avoid traffic: former US official


Scary stuff! Murder? 3 gunshots to the head...Tilman, Ciara, and John... why?

State Department says a single Bureau of Diplomatic Security agent costs $500,000 a year

Mexico's Fox mocks Bush in memoir

"Pete the Parrot Departs": Good Riddance to Gen. Peter Pace

Tony, bought and paid for? The £3m stately home the Blairs want to add to their property empire

Families Settle 9/11 Suit

LEFT COAST ALERT - New Saturday Night Live on tonight - spoilers inside

I give up

BUSH/GOP Hates Reason, Sanity, Common Sense, Compassion, Empathy, Benevolence, Altruism,

How does one file a complaint with the US Senate Select Committee on Ethics?

Ntl Guard served 729 not 730 get screwed out of money for school. This admin is BS

Does anyone know where I can get a "I STILL believe Anita" button?

Thanks so much to all of you at DU

Okay, cultural relativists: want to try to justify this?

Is your life more at risk from your hamburger patty or Al Quaeda?

AOL has a Clinton Presidential Poll. She is doing surprisingly good for an AOL poll.

Couple weds at Wal Mart - really.

I can't take it no more

HEY! What ever happened to the plan to go to MARS?

Shame on you, Bruce. (Springsteen)

Well, I guess Detroit public schools don't have to worry about overcrowding

Have you ever turned a friend into a voter?

Blackwater crushed car with three kids, old man to avoid traffic: former US official

"$55,363,000. That is what I will have when the program is finished." - Carol duPont

Frank Rich on Clarence Thomas: Nobody Knows the Lynchings He’s Seen

Hey, I missed any follow up news about those 4 fires in the Dirksen Office Building

"The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States" Democracy NOW

Out of Prison and Deep in Debt

I just finished reading Naomi Wolf's The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot

Blackwater: The only punishment for US security men involved in deadly shootings is a jet home

Obama seems to be falling behind. Is the USA not ready for a black POTUS?

Maureen Dowd on Clarence Thomas: I Did Do It

Fascist America, In 10 Easy Steps - Naomi Wolf

Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow Canucks!

The Nature of the New World

Sat. Night Sleeze: "Sen. Craig visited me' says escort..."

Remember Marjoe : "Scandal at Oral Roberts U."

What is our responsibility in '08, when many Democrats in Congress have failed in theirs?

Bush impeachment polls more like Nixon than Clinton

Teen Suspects in Burning of Homeless Man

Biden article on the Iowa Independent

Thread on Biden / Education (Thanks Debi!) nt

WONDERFUL Comment on Joe from Iowa Independent (thanks again to Debi!)

Ethics report tied to Beshear comes out today

Beshear (Dem) has big lead in Kentucky governor's race

Democrats Woo Voters at Iowa Barbecue

Arizona Program Emerges to Get Progressive Women Elected

Selective Justice in Alabama?

Obama Maneuver Boosts Civil Rights Cred.

Judge overturns decision to restrict station reports on documents (Guetzloe case FL)

Obama: Private security raises risk for troops in Iraq

Who are they polling? No, seriously

Obama's Burma Shave Ads

Raw Story.....Blackwater

Obama leads in Washington

If You’re Poor, Tighten Those Chastity Belts

Crafty way to deal with Ron Paul

Negative Perceptions Dogging Clinton in Iowa

Photos: Barack Obama speaking to a packed gym today at South Aiken H.S., Aiken, S. C.

What right does the U.S. have to tell Iraq how to fix their country?

The Nation: HRC's Blackwater connection

Republican Insanity...Some Perspective

Hillary Clinton: Mission Accomplished

Why are we in a Trance?

More Signs Bush is Preparing for Clinton Presidency

Constitution, Flag, and Leaving Iraq

What's your definition of the "Democratic base"

Obama Making connections

If Gore endorses Hillary, what will your reaction be?

Biden visits with supporters for three hours Wednesday

Why Joe Biden? Read on...

(Iowa) Romney leads GOP, Thompson moves into second, Guliani continues slide

New Iowa Poll (Des Moines Register): Clinton 29%, Edwards 23%, Obama 22%

Biden Calls For 16-Year Public Education System

Why I Cannot Vote in 2008

Has Everyone on this Forum taken the "American Civics Test?"

Mark Penn's analysis of why Gore lost in 2000. From 2001.

What I Saw In Darfur-By Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General

More Torture Memos-The Bush administration's secret legal decisions defy Congress and the courts

Deadpans Goldsmith: "On the other hand, of course, there's the law." (to Jon Stewart)

America the next Great Banana Republic

How the Law Lost Out to Laws of Politics at the Justice Department


October 5: A Good Day for Justice and the Constitution By Dave Lindorff

Orwell in 2007

Doonesbury-History shows up early on W (LOL)


NYT: On Torture and American Values

5 Myths About Sick Old Europe

Will species extinction be the scientific effect of elitist greed?

Noam Chomsky: US/Indo Nuclear Agreement: Derailing a Deal

Digby: RANDy Conservatives

Why Does President Bush Continue To Fail Our Veterans? The Answer is in the Cards

Burma's Saffron Revolution: Goodbye, Generals

Mario Cuomo: How Congress Forgot Its Own Strength

The Barbarian at the Gate

U.S. Soldiers Are Sick of It

Even sprinkler systems fail at U.S. embassy in Baghdad

Anti-war protesters to defy ban for Parliament march

Bush’s torturers follow where the Nazis led (Sullivan: Sunday Times)

Why are there empty shelves in Venezuelan supermarkets?

Melting Ice Pack Displaces Alaska Walrus

A Cry from the Top of the World-Alaska's Native People Plead Their Case

FPL wind farm boosts local economy, alternative energy (TX)

Union Alarmed: Solutions Needed to Prevent Teflon Chemical Contamination discharges into Mill Creek

Climate Change and Entire Landscapes on the Move

State bans in-home ozone air purifiers, citing health risks

Postcard: Taiji

"The Last Green Taboo: Engineering the Planet"

Iran's president calls wants Israel's Jews moved to Canada, Alaska or Europe

Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis Passes Away After Battle With Breast Cancer

For Warriors Past and Future

Japan may cut support of Afghan mission

Brown aide plays down US talk of Iran threat

Could Kent lose his bench?

Even sprinkler systems fail at U.S. embassy in Baghdad

Bush, Texas at odds over death case

'NYT' Reporter Reveals How He Got 'Blackwater' Scoop

Senator’s Illness Requires Monitoring


U.S. lets in more immigrants for farms: Visa regulations relaxed; farmworker shortage critical

U.S. pushing Colombian trade deal

Large explosion in Tacoma

Gulf funds drift away from dollar

Military Sees Big Decline in Black Enlistees

Fatal Shooting In Forest County, Wisconsin; Suspect is Law Enforcement Officer

Canadian firms offer Cuban healthcare to U.S. Canadian patients

'Brown will support strike on Iran'

US accuses Iran's envoy to Iraq

Britain and US in 'safe return' deal for Bhutto

Costa Ricans wait in line to vote on US trade deal

Petraeus: Iran still fueling war

6 years later, US expands Afghan base

Syria Is Said to Be Strengthening Ties to Opponents of Iraq’s Government

Sen. Craig to join Idaho Hall of Fame

Springsteen Ready for Criticism over "Magic" Words

State Dept. ignored Blackwater warnings: Diplomats had raised concerns about endangering civilians

Government ‘gave public false hopes’ on achieving Iraq goals(Britain)

Cargill Recalls 844,812 Pounds of Beef, Citing E. Coli Bacteria

Labor Dept. Balks at Cost of Crandall Canyon Mine Probe

Bus in deadly collision with train in Cuba, state TV reports

Iowa Poll Puts Clinton Atop in Key State

US to launch $1bn ‘Plan Mexico’

Blackwater unprovoked - Iraqi probe

With Marion Jones Busted, Feds Now Target Barry Bonds

American Seeks to Halt Worker Pay Raises

100,000 U.S. Troops Could Leave Soon: Iraq President Talabani

Brown aide plays down US talk of Iran threat

Democrats to Offer New Surveillance Rules: Bill Aims to Meet Privacy and Security Concerns

Gunman kills five in US Midwest

Burma's monks plan next stage of protests

A great tune from the Fenians

At homecoming tonight, I saw some people being rolled around.

I Just Started A New Thread - and I deserve a medal.

Woman With Service Dog Is Evicted From Home

Most depressing *** ever?

When Yoga Hurts

Hot damn. Old school professional wrestling at its finest.

Good night, DU...all-in-all it's been a good day...

While they were Waltzen....

Some asshole set off an explosive outside of my apartment

So, I decided to set off some cherry bombs outside someone's apartment tonight.

Hi! D-o-r-k

Do you find yourself pinin' for the fjords as the night grows on?


But don't forget, folks

Do you find yourself migrating towards the lounge as the night grows on?

Which one o' you mugs called me Saturday night?

Ahhh...good night, DU

Whoohoo! My '95 Del Sol STILL gets 40mpg hwy!!

I Tried To Quit The DU

Jeeze it is DEAD in here!!

Its that time of year again ------->

What's the longest a Lounge thread can last in GD?

Why are audio books on iTunes so expensive?

My throat has been f'd up for 4 days now...

My neighbor in the adjacent apartment found a new alarm clock.

David Bowie + Ricky Gervais = the funny

I Remember The Night.....And The Tennessee Waltz.


Scary story: I was all alone in the living room, reading, when I felt as if I were being watched...

Best entrance/introduction in films

How 'bout them Trojans!

Columbus Day=Fire Trucks?

People! It was a COPYCAT!

"The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald."

I just bought gas for less than $3 a gallon for the first time in months...

Dumped again and I am numb. These Saturday nights... good or bad?

Prove to me that Air isn't the ultimate of atmospheric gases

Whoa! Go Pats!!

It's funny how appealing housework becomes...

Woman Finds Mouse Head In Green Beans

I have been doing a bit of research into generational "wars" between Gen X and Gen Y.

It's Sunday - should I start drinking heavily? Or clean the house?

My daughter woke up all excited about her birthday today

Okay ... who put all this stuff on my lawn last night?

Ohio State's defense is outstanding this year

Colorado is digging up a new coin design they buried in 2006:

come rain or come shine

Hello, Cleveland Browns.

And the band played Waltzing Matilda

when people use the expression "touch base," do you have the urge to crack them in the chops?

At homecoming tonight, I saw some people rolling around

whoohoo! I just douched my dog!

Does anyone else find wedding "Money Dances" repulsively materialistic and tacky?

Bye-Bye Angels

Dear Colorado Pebbles

Ministry has just put out yet another great Anti-* album.

Dear Arizona Diamondhacks

This makes me angry: Intruders at Paris' Orgy damage a Mattress

Filling up the Hot Tub....

Do organic creatures have "half-lives?"

To "Da Bears"

If I have to see Monty Python ONE MORE TIME...

Hilarious PETA spoof on You Tube

"The Wreck of the Ella Fitzgerald."

The Cincinnati Bungles suck!

Let's go Red Sox!

If you could only get one pizza topping...

CNET: Clicking the "X" on spyware / malware popup windows activates threat rather than closing it

What is your interpretation of "open house"?

I just got back from Paris, ask me anything!

Is it just me? Or is billyskank so incredibly cute that you just want to smooch him?

Are the Packers playing today?

Private Thread... Do NOT Look

I've asked Skinner to fumigate GD.

If I have to see Peyton Manning ONE MORE TIME...

What are your plans for Halloween?

Radio Lady's Check Out of Here for Awhile: Wonderful Websites

TOESOX...Let's Go Toe Sox

Take a trip to a magical place....

Why are the election and the presidential inaugaration so far apart?

Sen. Larry Craig chosen for Idaho Hall of Fame

The Denver Broncos SUCK!

I Smell Like Dallas

So Red Sox fans...

DETOX.........Let's go DeTox.

Okay... Who's Been Taking The Furniture From The Lounge????

Awfully pathetic for the National League to have two perennial LOSERS

Say you'll share with me one love, one lifetime

BarenakedLady thinks she can annoy me.

This makes me angry: Intruders at Paris' Orsay damage a Monet

Does anyone here use TeleNav

Is it just you? Or am I so incredibly cute that you just want to smooch me?

This is my 34,999th post.

Is it just me? Or is trof so incredibly cute that you just want to smooch him?

Meet the new kitty we hope to get!

Prove to me that the Sex Pistols weren't the ultimate punk band

Wow, Johnny Damon can't even hit the stands....

sundog's HOT TOPICS: Orange Julius

Anyone watching the 100 greatest weather events

Why I love football

Let's do this men!

I'm starting to get very angry, indeed

The evening's music entertainment is k.d. lang and the reclines

Heat and humidity shut down Chicago Marathon, one runner dead.

Is it just me? Or is Sugar Smack so incredibly cute that you just want to smooch her?

Help please - creating lists

Let's do these men!

Would someone PLEASE tell me if this is a real movie?!

I am so glad you're here,...................... (you finish thread)

Favorite Impressionist?

WARNING!!!! Do not steal a doughnut.....

Is it just me? Or is johnnie so incredibly cute that you just want to smooch him?

Yankees-Indians game thread!

Kristin rules!

Don't Tase Me Bro...

D.E.B.S. is on the LOGO network RIGHT NOW!!

Why does the wind hate me?

Is it just me? Or are you feeling less incredibly cute by the minute?

This video is HILARIOUS

A great music video, as well as a great song! My family is all about Fleetwood Mac

Are lounge lizards spiffy dressers or what? (warn: big pic)

Poetry thread!

Pam Anderson married to Shannen Doherty's ex husband-slash-"co-star" of Paris Hilton's sex vid

May I say Felt was an amazing band that defied genres?

I'm pretty sure the kitteh is trying to kill me...

Is it just me, Or am I so incredibly cute that you just want to smooch me?

'Naked Lunch' May Be Banned In Maine.

Please, no smooches...I am catching a cold

what is your happy days backstory?

Hello... will everybody please check in this morning...

Anybody else see 3:10 to Yuma ?

I Smell Like Salad

i just found out why i am not successful in my life

Meet our newest doggie

A note for DU Cubs and Phillies fans

King of New York

Check in if you don't give a rat's butt about baseball

I'm gonna be a great-uncle next month!

The NOT SO HOT COOK needs: Help! I have to cook 2.31 pounts of fresh salmon for dinner!

BOTOX.........Let's go BoTox.

BOSOX.........Let's go BoSox.

An evil James Bond-style villain kidnaps you and strands you on an island - what do you take?

Musical Mystery -- Name that tune?

Anyone else planting bulbs?

What?? I came back here and found nobody was talking about me!

The Big Snit

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 10/7/07 Bonus

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 10/7/07

I want to make spicy fried chicken, any advice or recipes

I smell like cinnamon.

Check in if you're enjoying the upside-down college football landscape

I got it!

Question for teens/parents: are my parents overdoing it?

"Most repulsive TV ad" contest. I nominate the Ford truck braking for a cargo plane.

My Son wants me to forget my combat tour in Nam, said it was only one year of my life.

112th female death in Iraq War

Today in labor history October 07

Today's working family cartoon: Personnel Dept.

UPS gets a wake up call from angry protesters in Rockford (& video)

Steelworker Retirees Set to Receive New Health Care Benefit

UPS Indianapolis freight workers ratify contract

Thank you Omaha Steve.

Sadness of the Earth

Moment of Change: Breaking Down Barriers

Chris Dodd: The Differences are Real

Anita Hill Talks to CNN

Carl Bernstein pwns Fox & Friends

The 11th Hour--Leonardo DiCaprio

Fred Thompson: Libya Lobbyist

What if the Military had disclaimers like Pharma Ads?

The Responsible Way Forward for Iraq and our Military: Gov Richardson

John Edwards on MTP: Iraq

"Get Your Shit Together" - September 15th 2007

Joe Biden on having the juice to get things done

Bush Thinks About New Ways of Harming Our People

Hagee:Strike Iran 'for Israel' on Moyers - part 1 of 5

Pelosi on Fox News Sunday: I Was Never Briefed about the '05 Secret Torture Memo

Corzine Blasts Bush’s ‘Misinformation’ On SCHIP

John Edwards on MTP: Why he is running for President

OCT 27 New Orleans

Joe Biden on Iraq (this is a new, more informal interview with him. )

Republicans in Trouble 2

Speaker Pelosi Commends NewsCorp and FauxNews for their Environmental Efforts

Tom Delay: The Second Coming Is What I Live For

Ok. I admit it. I love Lisa Lampanelli

This Part of the United States: A Reminder

Explosion Injures 20 at NYC Building

Democrats to Offer New Surveillance Rules-Fierce Debate Is Expected

Drugs and astrology: how Burma's 'Bulldog' wields power

Technology Would Help Detect Terrorists Before They Strike

Hillary touts bill to unite illegals' kin

Meanwhile Vietnam Taiwan and China are battered

BARF ALERT! Clarence Thomas 'book party' c-span 2

Iraq Embassy Cost Rises $144 Million Amid Project Delays

Pat Buchanan’s Conservative Rag to MoveOn: Eat Your Heart Out?

Military recommends soldiers act NOW to cast a ballot in presidential primaries

Larry Craig is in the Hall of Fame?

Everything reminds me of *co and his criminality -

Anyone See The 11th Hour?

Hillary's lead collapsing - Is her campaign in disarray?

Okay, say * is the Keymaster and Condi is the Gatekeeper and Evil Dick

Stars and Stripes LTTE: Take Limbaugh off AFN

Freedom's Watch not so much watched - Gets abysmally low ratings on Youtube

CSPAN: WJ - "Is America a Christian Nation?"

MTP- Broder Says He's A Huckabee Fan

Cheney's "Freedom Watch" group builds multimedia propaganda case for attack on Iran

My Contention Is That There Are 2 Types Of Democrats

Question? Would an Edwards/Obama ticket overcome Hillary for the Dem Nomination?

To Al Gore regarding Nobel Peace Prize /other environmental concerns

Religious conservatives take a back seat in 08 elections

Tweets on Telescreen saying that Clinton got girls because he listened to them.

S. Africa's silent war in Iraq (mercenary)

Social Security Administration in trouble due to budget cuts

If you support the "The Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act"...

Healthcare and Self Respect

Statement of Senator Clinton on Opening of New African Burial Ground Memorial

Self delete (dupe)

Where are the Lawyers of America? (what I was saying in 2000)

Hero cop saves woman in NYC

The Nation: Text the Vote

Student loan debtor help

Tweety praises HRC & BO listening to supporters one on one, shows 9 sec clip of Edwards in a crowd..

Focus On The Ego (James Dobson)

LOL Great response to fundraising appeals! I got this in an email

Why I fight and why we all must. -- MUST READ

Aussie war dead remains reportedly sold in PNG

Thank you Democrats!!

The Evangelical Right's Silly Game Of Chicken

State Dept. ignored Blackwater warnings raised by diplomats

Clay Stanley---AIDS victim---Student loan collector victim

On-line Candidate Calculator

Is the amount of news coming out of the Whitehouse below normal?

Meet Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater: As dangerous as you fear


BRIBING TROOPS TO QUIT = Blackwater versus National Defense

"Howard Dean Now Clear Democratic Leader in National Poll"

Conservatives Are Such Jokers

Not one article in my Sunday paper about Blackwater/Hillary/Penn. What about yours?

"this government does not torture people" is Bush's "I am not a crook" nt

Bush is against capital punishment after all. Imagine that.

Springsteen Ready For Criticism: "It's unpatriotic to sit back and let things pass."

Democrats' new hardball against the GOP: 'If they come after you with a knife ... pull out a gun'

Intel Community To Release ‘Three Iran Reports’ To ‘Slow Down’ Bush’s & Cheney's Warmongering

GOP has first all drag debate at Guiliani's insistance PHOTOS

The use of the word 'prayer'...

Claire Shipman is a Washington hack

i will only vote for ..

"In the spirit of Henry Adams, Mark Twain and Edith Wharton, we have Jenna Bush as today's author."

Richardson challenges Pelosi on Iraq

Who is still awake-and what is your topic?

TOON: Sunday's Opus - "The Terrorists Have Followed Us Home As Dear Leader Shrewdly Warned"

As Bush Staffers Leave, Questions About Legacy Abound

Heads up: Norman Solomon and Naomi Klein on CSPAN2 this afternoon

Electoral plan's backlash (CA)

why is Richard Land so obsessed with women's wombs?

Nobel Peace Prize guessing game begins

The last two presidential elections hardly mentioned the Supreme Court

People who think it doesn't matter

You know what I don't like about DU? For some

"When the President Does It That Means It's Not Illegal"

A Death in the Family: A worthwhile Vanity Fair piece on an admirable young soldier, killed in Iraq

'NYT' Reporter Reveals How He Got 'Blackwater' Scoop

83 protesters arrested at Columbus Day Parade

Did Clinton really call this Iowan a 'plant' for asking about her Iran vote?

Question about "phony soldiers."

I Dun Opened My Mouth Again..

Chrysler, UAW Resume Negotiations on Contract Modeled After GM (less $$$ to new employees)

Kid Rock off deep end

So...THIS is Heather Wilson???

Can we get Bush to steal a f**king doughnut instead of starting wars on lies? Then we could bust him

Larry Craig chosen for Idaho Hall of Fame

Hawaiian Islands are Contaminated with Ballistic Uranium

Tom Delay: "The Second Coming is What I Live For" (Mind-blowing video)

Gulf funds drift away from dollar

Student loan debtor suicide

Enron Investors Banking on Supreme Court

U.S. lets in more immigrants for farms: Visa regulations relaxed; farmworker shortage critical

John Fogerty rocks against Bush's dirty little war on David Letterman

Lapdog Patraeus points finger at Iran but sits on hands regarding Saudi Arabia.

UK 2017: under surveillance (Report on what life will be like in the UK in 10 years)

duplicate thread. ignore

Military Sees Big Decline in Black Enlistees

Independents Meet with Kucinich.

Connect the dots: Amway and *

Here's A Civics Quiz If You're Interested !!!

NEW Grand Theft Election Ohio: Nixonians 17: TIME

The press- the only industry protected by the bill of rights.

I'm going to tell you something right now--- Rush Limbaugh is not Gay--so knock it the fuck off!

Thousands of Medicare Recipients "Victimized" By Insurers

Wisconsin law enforcement employee killed five or six people on a shooting rampage

A blast from the past

Should Nancy Pelosi resign as Speaker of da House?

60 Minutes:Springsteen: Silence Is Unpatriotic

Rep. Harman Claims She Was Not ‘Fully Briefed’ On Secret Torture Memos

I just had a profound "musical" moment I'd like to share

UN backs organic farming

SKINNER! We need the Orkin Man.

Prosecutor in Sex Sting Kills Self

Anarchists coming to St Paul, MN for the RNC.. Video

WP/NYT: Polish ambass'r 'lightly wounded': Polish paper/Newsday: 'Fights for life, artificial coma'

Here's a new scare tactic the GOP is using to win in '08...

Tasar Related Death Justification?

What the HELL did Tim Russert just say????

Check out this wave.

Name-calling war overshadowing debate on Iraq

Petraeus: Iran still fueling war

I heard the Fundies are rapidly losing the youth support, and I'm very happy!

the bushes are all such a deplorable bunch of sickos that just their antics

U.S. pushing Colombian trade deal

NYT Blasts BUSH On Torture

Bill O'Reilly to Tony Snow: Time to Wipe Out White House Press Corps -- Like Cancer

Senator’s Illness Requires Monitoring

If you believe even the most guilty serial killer deserves a lawyer , why are PR guys 'evil'?

Why is Mrs. Richard Roberts (wife of Oral Roberts Univ Pres) texting underage males at 1am?

A way to get women

Glen Greenwald: The remaining GOP base -- the 30%'ers and the Broder/Ignatius pundit

Wow ! Our economy is "perky".. The smiling, giggling man at CNN just said things are great !

Apartment in the mall

Will Any National Democratic (Presidential Candidate) Ever Turn Texas Blue?

Princess Diana's bodyguard escapes to Iraq (Blackwater agent?)

Carol Gotbaum death: Police appear to be withholding initial transcript(s)

FBI Puts Antiwar Protesters on Criminal Database

Five Character Traits of the Bush Family Members.

Do conservatives love anything?

Interesting trend on the whole 'carbon footprint' idea.

US To Give Mexico $1 Billion For The 'Increasingly Violent' War On Drugs

EU Finance Ministers Discuss Concerns That US Economy Will Drag Down Europe

Greg Mitchell @ Editor & Publisher: The Media and the Latest 'Torture' Revelations

"Most repulsive TV ad" contest. I nominate the Ford truck braking for a cargo plane.

Pelosi Says She Was Never Briefed ‘About The Secret Memos’ Authorizing CIA Torture

What ever happened to the Fat Acceptance DU Group?

I watched "The Dragon King" this afternoon,

Real estate bust and foreclosure boom comes home to a neighborhood built on easy credit

Decades later, an apology for Emmett Till slaying

Don't forget: Bruce Springsteen on 60 Minutes Tonight; Also: A History Of His Bush Admin Activism

As foreclosures widen, a neighborhood erodes

Students get an eyeful

NYT editorial, On Torture and American Values: "Is this really who we are?"

Bull Moose Rudy

My Mom is brainwashed by bastard Glenn Beck

Pelosi on FOX saying she prays for the president

Any news on the Genarlow Wilson case?

Why I think we're really screwed if Clinton Part II is released:

BushCo never stops and now it is Medicare Scam Part D

Bush’s torturers follow where the Nazis led

I am watching Phil Donohue on Link TV.He is awesome!

Richard Belzer: "A Letter And A Prayer"

Thought for today...

Police officer kills five in Crandon, Wisconsin

"Heads Up Alert!" Springsteen on CBS "60 Minutes" ...set your Recorders....

Mistah KURTZ's verdict on Tweety vs Jon (Jon!!1). Plus, Tweety recants "criminality" statement

Tell me this, how can China evacuate

Melting Ice Pack Displaces Alaska Walrus

Hillary=Corporate lawyer. Edwards=Trial Lawyer . We need a Trial lawyer. (rant)

Have you given your daughter a Sweet 16 party yet?

U.S. soldier refuses to kill

I realize what the polls say, I also realize what my republican and indepdent associates say

SNL Weekend Update from last night

"Licensed to Kill" = Bush DoJ "fundamental criminality of its conduct" = "criminal syndicate"

DU this poll please;

anti-abortion protest here today....huge turnout of 6 people...

Rush Limbaugh's Bio while searching for some data I came across this Bio for LimpBalls

Bernstein: "Congress No Longer Performs Its Oversight Role"

RADICAL FRINGE TOON - Sunday (dinner?) 10/7

What if the Democratic party set up a nonprofit health insurance company?

Mark Penn's PR firm hired by alleged predatory lender Countrywide; employees must sign pledge

Lockerbie: and here omes the next! FBI offered me $4m: Lockerbie bomb witness

The surge has worked!!! (But only one month in six.) Here's the data:

O'Reilly "first time ever a political party may have a network news organization in its pocket"

Dictators Supported by the US Government

I will fight for an end to this war with my last breath. We all must.(From An Iraq Veteran)

Carl Bernstein on Book TV

A Case of Selective Justice?


Hillary DID KNOW THEN what she KNOWS NOW!

Was LBJ the best civil rights president we ever had?

Navy offering up to $90,000 to re-enlist

Obama promises blanket pardon to Bush & Co.....

Question: Is it possible to form a co-op between doctors and patients?

Two soldiers shot in the head at Bagram in Afghanistan, doing payroll?

anybody else seen the new hhs psa re: premarital sex?

Fayed demands Diana phone tapes

* gets stupider every day!

The problem with the Democratic Party frontrunners.

Are Republicans smarter than Democrats?

Stalking the Shadows-The method of my madness

An epidemic of rape

Anyone who has seen "Arms of the Angels" ad by ASPCA knows Move On needs to hire that Ad Agency!

Mark Penn's firm behind PR blitz urging pregnant women to eat more fish, mercury be damned!

Pelosi doesn't know if waterboarding is torture or not

Hillary's Prayer: Hillary Clinton's Religion and Politics

Biship Tutu Disinvited by University that Hosted Ann Coulter

A New Home for bushco, freepers, et al.

Pelosi Says ONLY BUSH Can End The War

No, Rahm, leave Social Security alone.

List your precursors of BFEE "domestic surveillance"-someone has always "monitored" US

Guys, don't overlook this post

AND yet another one to make you smile!

Hee hee

And another video -- man I like this guy!

DELETE - Tsegat already posted this link. nt

Link - essentially the text of the "Juice" video with the added editorial comments.

Here you go, guys - a new (I hope) vid from SC --

Great Biden post by Rucky!

Look! Biden up +2! (the first time I've ever paid attention to a poll!)

Doubting isn't hating/ so switch to decaf

Clinton's people chase the big bucks

Did you know that only 6% of registered voters participated in the 2004 Iowa Caucus?

When the batter's box meets the ballot box

I have a problem. I like both Clinton and Obama.

In 2008.

Democrats positioned to widen majority in Senate

Liberals, conservatives find common ground against Bush

Is anyone keeping track of the status of the "investigations" being conducted by

Why I will vote for whomever the nominee is out of our current candidates

Which Dem candidates do Republicans like the most?

at the Va. State Fair-no Dems, Rep. party for Rudy, and Ron Paul everywhere


John Edwards on MTP stood his ground, and clearly displayed leadership qualities.

She Who Laughs...

Lynne Cheney's new book: her "Homecoming Queen world" was not open to African Americans, gays

Frank Rich on Clarence Thomas: "A barometer of what has and hasn't changed"

MoveOn and George Soros

Why do liberals hate Hillary? = Whay do they hate us for our freedoms? n/t

Combat medic died in Iraq

Oh, here we go again! ...Petraeus says Iran stoking Iraq violence


Stan was there when Obama made the 'Bushies' happy...

Iowa repugs: Romney leads GOP, Thompson moves into second

Laura Ingraham frightens Ga. Christians with talk of Clinton White House

US News & World Report: "The GOP's House Of Cards"

Retired general says Clinton has never opposed Iraq war

What's the name of the website I need to go to for Keith's recent

I'm Glad Joe Lieberman Isn't In The Debates

From "you know where" - Repukes Worse-Case

My opposition to Hillary is grounded in reality.

Bush admin: 'Everybody wants children to have health insurance' - AP

Negative perceptions settling in around Hillary

EPA approves 1-year use of pesticide

"Me?!! Get involved in an election campaign? WHY THE HECK WOULD I DO THAT?!"

Is there any polling on Bush's veto of SCHIP?

Democrats: Give a little, gain a lot

DOUGLAS E. SCHOEN: If Democrats bend a little, they'll gain a lot


NYT: Democrats Talk, but Not of Compromise

Why Vote When You Can Bet? - Slate's guide to all the political markets

George McGovern quote

why are you interested in politics?

Obama Delievers a Strong Message, Preacher Style

National Animal Identification System (NAIS)-what you need to know

Superb Analysis on MYDD with links.Even Clinton people say Edwards most electable!

Will the 15% rule be a factor in Iowa, propelling Obama?

We have Subpoena Power! Ok, it's trumped by Ignore Subpoena Power! (oh well, never mind . . .)

I DON'T want to vote for Hillary, but if need be I'm willing to suck it up and do what's needed

What do you think Chris Matthews meant about Bush crowd finally caught "in their criminality"?

Doug Schoen: Edwards is the Strongest Candidate in the General Election

I am f*cking had it with Jenna Bush

I will not vote for HRC, and my mom says I'm handsome

I will not vote for a Democrat in 2008.

The "I won't vote for Hillary" Issue

Rudy Giuliani predicts: Clinton/Obama will be our ticket. Calls it "formidable".

Lounge, eat this : Even DU:GDP is friendly

Here is the official help the Republicans fix there Convention Logo thread!

Why do you assume we haven't thought through our candidate support?

What is Obama waiting for?

Edwards is the only candidate that will enable us to fight in states like Oklahoma and Kentucky:

Joe Biden on having the juice to get thing done

Which 2nd tier candidate has the best chance to pull off the upset?

Obama in S.C.; toughens security stance, would not use DOJ to investigate Bush administration

Why the odds still favour Rudy upsetting Hillary's bandwagon

Who Made Hillary Queen?

Are your top three choices set in stone?

WaPo: Clinton's Iran Vote Prompts A Harsh Back-and-Forth

Russert grilling Edwards on MTP..

A hilarious article by Peter Hitchens, brother of the egregious Christopher,

I will not vote for HRC and I am a Patriot and I won't get fooled again!

Faith `Plays Every Role' in Obama's Life: Obama at the Redemption World Outreach Center in S.C.

MyDD:: Edwards on MTP: No Combat Troops in Iraq (Video and Transcript)

Springsteen is supposed to be coming up on CBS "60 Minutes!"

Why is Obama failing in 49 of 50 states?

Daily Kos: How Obama wins the nomination (Excellent Read)

Democratic Underground vs. The Real Democratic Party, lol

I like Hillary,

Hillary asked about Iran, falsely accuses questioner of being 'a plant'

Flashback, Oct. 20, 2003- Iowa: Gephardt 27%, Dean 22%, Kerry 15%

If Al Gore Had Rehired Mark Penn In 2000

Is General Wes Clark "General Betray Us II?" Is Ambassador Joe Wilson "Ambassador Betray Us?"

Florida Democrats supported the early primary as early as March 2006

Obama addresses evangelical megachurch

The dental profession really ticks me off

Hillary confronted in Nashua,Iowa--suggested someone put questioner up to asking about Iran vote

War on Black Folks Round II: DOJ Resurrects the Southern Strategy for 2008 Elections

Will the media cover the story on Hillary getting into the exchange with a voter in Iowa

"There's no difference between Democratic Candidate X and the Republicans"


A salute to RUSH !

Bush Impeachment Polls Mirror Nixon More Than Clinton

10-7-2007 DU 2008 straw poll

This is hard for me to say, but Biden deserves the nomination.