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Archives: November 12, 2007

Impeachment is Alive in Judiciary Committee! We Win It All If You Speak Out Now‏

America, and not just its front-line soldiers, needs to watch Al Jazeera to understand how the world

David Bromwich| What Is It Like To Be a Democrat?

Hanging With Winguts in Their Well-Constructed Imaginary World

Torture American Style

McClatchy Newspapers: Experts: Danger of nuclear-armed Iran may be hyped

This Is Your Brain on Politics - NY Times op-ed

NYT editorial: The Plight of American Veterans

Iraq: A Tale of One City, Now Two Beneath Rosey Assessments Bitter Truths

At the Mercy of the Military by Chris Hedges

Over There — and Gone Forever (the only WWI Vet left)

Chinese sub pops up in middle of U.S. Navy exercise.

Experts: Danger of Nuclear-Armed Iran Hyped

Bush's Last Resort

“In a Time of War”: On the Absurdities of Non-Impeachment

The Politics of the Personal: Over the Edge

Statue salutes Polish man who warned FDR of Nazi camps

Healthcare for vets - and all others

Crisis in the U.S.: “Plan B”?

AFGHANISTAN: Training Cops Not To Be Robbers

Creative Destruction

Saudi prince buys $310m Airbus

Carol Korreck: A Soldier's Mother: Veterans Need More Than a Parade

America begins slide into third world status


Lula Says Brazil Oil Find May Lead to OPEC Membership

In the Hands of the Military

The Nation: Rudy Giuliani's "War With Iran" Team

No Indian varsity among world`s top 200 universities

US embarrassed as Putin honours spy who came in from the cornfields

What Happens When Demand for Oil Outstrips Supply?

Outsourcing Giant EDS Makes Big Push into China

Washington Post: Forget Edwards -- The Dem Primary Is Nothing More Than A "Clinton-Obama Rivalry"

Attack Iran, Get Impeached: An Idea from Ken Mayers

Biomedical engineering is the new wave of outsourcing from India

"The U.S. Has Its Own Toilet Problem"

Why, Barack, why? by Paul Krugman

the label "conservative" remains in vogue. with Repugs while Dems wary of the word liberal:


Senate Judiciary Poised to Pass Total Information Awareness Bill

“You have failed us miserably and we won’t take it any more.”

Pentagon Insider Has Dire Warning By Daniel Ellsberg


Israel on alert for Syria airstrike (on Dimona nuclear reactor)

So what are the disadvantages and advantages of expanding drilling off the California coast?

Don't Panic

found this nice website listing worldwide CO2 levels 1968-2002

Seven Cruise Lines Announce Fare Increases To Cover Increased Fuel Costs - MSN

Aviation Fuel Costs Push British Airways To Increase Fares - Telegraph

Frontier Halts Flights From San Jose To Mexico In 2008 - Fuel Costs Too High

Kab-121 Well Still Leaking, Pemex Announces - Cleanup Hampered By Bad Weather - Energy Current

New green standard for big events

Ohio Senators might have derailed Gov. Ted Strickland's plan for wind farms and other...renewable en

Failure to tackle climate peril 'criminally irresponsible', IPCC told

Korea to invest billions in renewable power sources

Oklahoma Utility Wants to Quadruple Wind Power Production

Record-high export of wind turbines (Denmark)

Hearings on a zoning exemption for a new (biomass) power plant in western Mass.

Grants looks to reclaim title of "Uranium Capital of the World"

On KO: British Airways flying empty planes across the Atlantic, while

Harness wind energy not nuclear, says Magsaysay awardee (India)

Six Of Eight Bear Species Worldwide Face Extinction Threat - Sun Bear Makes Red List - Telegraph

Rail line fuel cells can be the little engine that could

In the good news department, I saw three Santa Cruz Island Foxes this weekend

ExxonMobil CEO - Supply Response To High Prices "A Couple Of Years Away"

Qatari Oil Minister - OPEC Currently Pumping Enough - No Production Increases Needed - Rigzone

Gore - "What we are going to have to put in place is a combination of the Manhattan Project,

Pemex Unveils Plan To Build Pipeline To Carry European Oil To Juarez

"An Inconvenient Toot"

History Channel: Mega Disasters-Oil Apocalypse

In Maine, 'a lot of fear out there' as heating oil prices keep rising

PPL To Install 4.8 MW Renewable Energy Power Plant in Vermont (landfill methane)

The Myth of the Iron Lady

Pakistan court to resume key Musharraf case: report

Another Question Planted by Clinton Campaign

Al Gore's next act: Planet-saving VC

Musharraf Sets No Date to End Emergency Rule

Moved-up Iowa caucuses could hinder youth vote

More (Shiite) militia members join (Iraq) army, police

IRAQ: Refugees forced home as funds dry up

Hurdles Stall Plan For Iraqi Recruits [WPost, p. AO1]

Marine receives medal two years late

Maliki Said to Induct 18,000 Militiamen into Security Services

U.S. armored vehicle destroyed in Baghdad blast

NATO Afghan detainees face torture risk - Amnesty

Centerpoint nurses vote to join union

New green standard for big events

Troops made US citizens in Afghanistan [also in Iraq, 150 sworn in as US citizens]

Chinese subcontractors blamed for trojan horses (on Maxtor disk drives)

Pastor charged with child molestation dies

Oil spill spells catastrophe for Russian coast

Sam Donaldson's Digits in DC Madam's Book

Security Guard Fires, Killing Iraqi Driver

State Eschews Probes for Iraq, Afghan Embassy Attacks

Experts Completing Final Climate Report (already softened by US, china others)

COMMUNICATIONS: Internet - Ruled by the Many, or by Special Interests?

Union OKs labor deal at Ford's Claycomo plant

US Military Reversing Iraq Troop Surge

'Radical Islam' should jolt voters, evangelicals say (Gary Bauer)

Pakistan bars planned protest by Bhutto

BREAKING: (Seven Day) Dentention Order Issued For Pakistan's Bhutto

Iraq Moves Forward to Revoke Contractor Immunity

Colombia labor applauds convictions (prosecuted to impress U.S. Democrats)

Russia Faces Major Oil Spill Disaster

Allegations against judge prompt talk of criminal case

Former pilots and officials call for new U.S. UFO probe

Pump price to jump 20 cents next 2-3 weeks: government

Zimbabwean dies queuing for visa

Kanye West mother, Donda West, dies from cosmetic surgery complications

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday November 12

Judge slaps White House with restraining order

US control over Internet dominates discussion at UN conference in Brazil

White House directed to preserve backup tapes containing millions of e-mails

Bhutto under house arrest ahead of planned protest

Congress aims to put out cigarettes

Ambush: Video Shows U.S. Troops Being Hunted, Killed (Afghanistan)

Rich urged to bear climate change costs

Dollar tumbles to 18-month yen low

La. Pol's 'Buckwheat' Remark Sparks Ire

Sources: Thompson Gains National Right to Life Endorsement

Environmental disaster as Russian tanker sinks

Panel Decries Terrorism Blacklist Process

Criminal probe opened in Bay oil spill

Study Finds 37.4% HIV Prevalence Among Street Youth in Russia

Activists Already Planning RNC Disruptions

Al Gore joins famed venture capital firm

Herbal Sex Pills Pose Hidden Dangers

Revoking of licenses for teachers delayed

Fathers of 2 slain soldiers speak out (past time to end the US participation in the war)

Military Reporter Recalls Bush's Objections To Iraq Invasion On A Previous Veteran's Day

Judge Orders White House to Hold E-Mails

Arrests Made at Boston Veterans Day Event When Antiwar Group Refuses to Move Away From Podium

Televangelists' church made $69 million in 2006; figure released in response to investigation

Sex Determined Army Iraq Contracts

Bad Behavior Is Not Dooming, Studies on Pupils Say

Cop: Teens Beheaded, Burned Man For Thrill

Great Grandmother Strip-Searched At N.Y. Casino

Farmers Ask Federal Court To Dissociate Hemp and Pot

Is this Sam Seder on "Lucy, Daughter of the Devil"?

This will blow over in time.

God, give me a day when I'm not annoyed with someone else.

My mean mom won't let me put my meat in the lasagna

Can I get a review of P.J. Harvey's White Chalk, 2006?

Now the lemon is demanding its Place In The Sun...

Something for admirers of the late Norman Mailer

I made up a word I'm going to use in my play. No one steal it!

I give you purple clover...

The potato is your is simply a misunderstood tuber...

Can I interest you in a tug...?

Can I interest you in a bug...?

How about the Marshall Islands...

I'm posting this again: my son in the Veteran's Day Parade

My youngest daughter at Stinson Beach...

And now...for my 3,000th post...I give you...

So my 14 year old says to me "Is that cocaine on your desk?"

Carlo Rossi is my co-pilot; G*D hopped out at a red light about ten miles back.

Dish changed their program scheduling thingie %^$#!@#(*&&

Christ, I'm worn and torn

It's 5:14 AM, Time to go Swim

Grapes, Raisins Toxic To Dogs

I LIKE Cinnamon Girls, but I'm just not ready to make the commitment to LIVE with one.

a warning caution (tell me it was a repuglican)

OK, Bird, let's see your license

Life is too short to________________

It's that time again!!! Good vibes please.

RANT re non-recycled paper use!


MARATHON! $21.50

Chatty Kathy sure has changed her attitiude!!

Me last Friday

Who would you sell your soul to?

Showing is Postponed!

Attention Coulter Fans

Now, I have not had HBO in years but damnnnnnnnn

WOW What A Profitable Weekend

does a person's facial hair change their personality?

Should I be worried?

The "suitcase nuclear bomb" has been debunked. What now "terra" mongers?

Most obscure joke you've ever seen on "Sesame Street"?

Big Steak Dinner Tomorrow Night

has anyone seen xchrom?

Has anyone seen No Country for Old Men?

Skinner is spamming my inbox. I may have to block him.

Serious question about the DU Candidate Elections.

Thank you all

Caption contest!

Does a dog's facial hair affect his or her personality?

"We whacked the pork store" ("Sopranos" hangout Satriale's demolished, condos to rise in its place)

Is it the pre-holiday breakup season or what?

Whatever Happened To Grovelbot

Advice needed...important. Should I use seek or scan...

Anyone making a 'big' meal today?

"tased in the ass for a prolonged period"

Operation Yellow Elephant Bingo

mmm cake

Two days left... and a RANT...

How should I allocate my fun run steps?

A hypothetical scenario...

By The Way, Who did win that

Oooh mike c you little devil.

I am going to see a taping of the Price is Right

Mustard Advisory Board members, check in

NewWaveChick has a thermal detonator!

Anyone ever buy shotgun shells off craigslist?

Can someone wake me up please???

Attention Coulter Fans

Ketchup Advisory Board members, check in!

aarrgghhhhh. coworker playing christmas music already.

What does this phrase mean to you --

My daughter is dismayed that George Bush is not getting punched

Anyone a fan of "Donna" from West Wing? You need to watch Brotherhood...

"Now I'm bigger than you are and you're going to stand here and get it all..."

Holy Crap! Hillary has more points than everyone else combined!

If someone says that your relationship is like

I am making spaghetti and meatballs, ask me anything

What is the one post I need to see in order to understand all these mike_c kudos?

Self Picture Thread

Three Rubberband Men -- Post 'em Here!!

Stormy Weather

Jesus Is Coming

I should've stayed home today.

Monday Afternoon Earworm

Bad joke Monday

Bechtel is recruiting my wife to work there

Man Hits 'Jackpot' At Car Wash Machine

I'm making a post.

I bought a bottle of red wine to use in the spaghetti sauce

I got a great new job, but I'm too fucking lazy to write about it.

"Nobody can make you feel your interior without your consent."

George Osmond, sire of Donny, Marie, and the Osmond Brothers, died

Well, thats just GREAT

Wow.... I just got this email! I too can earn my degree!


Can u use coupons u print off the internet?

I Am Going To Target With My $25 Gift Certificate Tonight

It's the post your favorite comedy clips thread! (by a GDer don't tell 'em I can laugh!!1!)

One sexy lady..........

You know what's aso aggrevating about writing 3 books at once?

In honor of Veterans Day, my father and grandfather:

LOL Cat possibility

pot roast - a food group unto itself

This diserves its own thread

pot roasted- a party unto myself

Creamy Or Chunky Peanut Butter

Attention Colts Fans

LOLcats version of DU

I Have It Out for This Person At Work

I got a $4 Veterans discount at the car wash.

RIP, Ouzo (3/97-11/9/07)

I'm going to be gone for a few days...

I'm an icicle. Who wants to thaw me?

Forgive me for laughing at this off-color bumpersticker...

Poll: If it came down to Gravel vs. the Cookie Monster, how would you vote?

Who Is Your Favorite Dicktator

are the actresses in the faux porn on Showtime and Cinemax also real porn

(tasteless joke thread) I wish my lawn was emo

See you guys in three days. Taking some time off, and have tickets to TSO for Wednesday night...

I LOVE approving big projects at work, that makes everyone have to work longer.

"I want my two dollars!"

Things that are more important to me than the name and pix of Elizabeth Hasselback's new baby.

Do Women know how to show emotion?

YELLO!!!!! CHEERIOS THREAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1`

Turns out I grocery shop at the same store as my US represenative

Newest toy recall from China


HELLO!!!!! HEROS THREAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1`

Last night's "Family Guy": I can't believe Fox let some of that on the air. (SPOILERS)

how many degrees are you from Kevin Bacon?

Can you hear your neighbors fighting?

I'm going to kick Mr. DTBK's ass

Can you hear your neighbors f***ing?

How I Met Your Mother, "(glass shattering)"

"Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent."

LOUNGE! We are being attacked by GD!!!!

Speaking of music...

Does ANYONE know how to show emoticons????

I just resigned from my job, ask me anything

A Big Group Of Us Have It Out For This Person At Work

I hate peas

"The Dirty Dozen" is on AMC right now.

Where the hell are Randi's podcasts???

Where the hell are Randi's podpeople???

can i show youse some emotion?

This is my 7000th post, I want to say congrats to CalPeggy on the birth of her new grandchild and

Jackson's Neverland Ranch loan and interest ($23,212,963.83) overdue, property's in foreclosure

I am in a mood most FOUL

Tavernertoddler is trying to make Tavernertot smile

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/12/07

Thanksgiving IS Next Week Already

a wall of kitten videos....for all you cat lovers..

Has Anyone seen Bella?

Persuading even other DUers about universal health care

Oh dear

In honor of Veterans Day, I give you Pink Floyd's "When the Tigers Broke Free"


A short list of people who regularly flirt with me:

Is There Someone You Work With That Seems To Have It Out For You?

So for the past 2 nights, I've been in bed before 9 pm

I'm now officially overweight

Laurie, Fry, French, Atkinson - Safe Sex

Vegetarian (but not vegan) tip of the day:

I think that watching TV has melted my brain.

How many here will fry their turkey next week, I bought my turkey today.

I am in a odor most FOUL

I have a new kitten!

I just watched "Cool Hand Luke" for the first time.

Anyone heard anything from OperationMindCrime?

I spent the last five minutes whipping raccoons. I'll bet you didn't.

Bravo TV is totally butchering The Breakfast Club

People in GD have no sense of humor.

I am enjoying a wonderful piece of cheesecake, but why is it not called cheese "pie"

How many people can there be

I promise to go back on my antidepressant. Ask me anything!

Coke or Pepsi?

Sympathy, please - I'm a Niners fan

When is Losing It normal?

The Poetry Excerpt Game (rules inside):

Man Hospitalized After Using Shotgun To Loosen Lug Nut

Brown noser rant!!

"Like shit through a goose"

Best Pink Floyd Song

Pic thread - found some pics from 2-3 years ago of myself and wife:

I love food

If there were official Thanksgiving music

"As God is my witness, I though turkeys could fly."

If you bought a new Prius lately, can we talk?

Christmas Music Takes Over At Oldies 103 (Boston)

Do Cylons know how to show emotion??

EVP? You decide

Curvy women are smarter, have smarter kids

How the French sell orange juice!

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Do men know how to show emotion????

Woman finds boyfriend stuck in cat door, dead.

Post your oxymorons here.

Who are your favorite offbeat TV characters?

"Britney Spears may have failed drug test"...and a nation wept.

Rules for housepets

Ever met people who dont seem to grow up?

Basic Questions Thread:

Negra Modelo

God, boarding kennels are expensive

IntravenousDemilo on Jeopardy tonight ( 11/12/07)

Northern Virginia - outside of DC - what can folks tell me about it?

Hey, stop PM'ing me your soft core porn self portraits!

Quote "Isn't it funny how it gets dark so early, now?"

Well it looks as if my fiancé is leaving me.

Here she is! (Kitty pics)


Task force puts Iraqi courts back to work

Protesters try to block cargo bound for Lewis

Anti-war vets allowed to march after all

Blast on cruiser injures 6 maintenance workers

Crew rescued from downed Navy chopper

C-130 pilot shares stories with school kids

Airmen stay cool by cutting up uniforms

Shiite, Sunni and U.S. forces cooperating

Bush: War a 'good, just, noble' cause

Air Force satellite blasted into space

Editorial: Veterans Without Health Care

Big demand for airman battle uniform before Pacific release

Savor This Day

Fire breaks out in Fort Drum barracks

Many Troops Marching Toward Citizenship

To Missing Comrades

Hate comes to Washington: WBC to picket Fort Lewis, Port Orchard on Nov. 30

Wounded soldier thankful despite 19 surgeries

Thousands mark 25th anniversary of Vietnam Veterans Memorial

President Evil

Vote SiCKO 'Favorite Movie' People's Choice Awards (F9/11 Won in 2005)

The Looting of Iraq

Democracy Now Headlines Part 1 Nov. 12, 2007

Hillary's Audience Plant

Ani DiFranco on Dennis Kucinich

Barack Obama on Meet the Press 11/11/07 - Part 1 of 6

Democracy Now Headlines Part 2 Nov. 12, 2007

Olbermann: Veterans Free Speech Silenced

Democracy Now!: Kucinich on Impeachment

Kucinich Special Edition Weekly Campaign Update: 12Nov2007

Olbermann and Greenwald Discuss FOX Attacks Decency

Wolf Blitzer interviews Joe Biden on Sunday's

How We *Could* Have Spent Iraq Money

Joe Biden - Iowa Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

FBI Tracking Terrorists Through Food Purchases?

Edwards flashes cold on turn up the heat

Jim Hightower: A very personal protest

AFL-CIO and Unite Here on Lou Dobbs

I'm watching the Sci-Fi Original Move, "10.5" for the first time. I already know how it will end.

Is TARGET Racist?

Blunt priorities, choices, for the greatest, long term good?

Tokyo stocks dropped more than 3 percent on Monday to hit over 15-month lows

Crazy Jim Cramer calls AG Cuomo a "communist"

How come we haven't heard a word about impeachment from

Ooo... Obama Got Knocked Back to the Back of the Pack by a "Power-Up"

Is Pelosi gettng smarter?

Kucinich running to the right and Hillary running to the LEFT???!?

Worth Repeating

Welcome to Veteran's Day

Things we might forget

Cheaters Spoil the Fun in Weblog Awards Voting (There's going to be a recount!)

Now, the word is "Democratic" and not "Democrat", right?


Why didn't I see the San Francisco Bay "Bunker Oil" spill on latest breaking last Wed?

ChiTrib's Mike Dorning on CSPAN - topic: Barack Obama

This Modern World: What will the Democrats do if they win in 2008?

Experts: Danger of nuclear-armed Iran may be hyped

Geez. now the Pentagon's "talking down" the Iran strike stuff

ICE's Julie Myers is latest actor in Great American Minstrel Show

Gay Couple Says They've Been Targeted By Hate

Worst President in History..............

Has the Iraq War just become background noise?

Rather humorous take on the immigration debate from a Mexican American.

The Plight of American Veterans

AEI stooge on WJ..We need to get China to revalue their money

In Iraq, It's Getting Harder to Find Any Bad Guys

The Stage is set:Benazir pulls out of talks with Mushie

Neoconservative Agenda to Sacrifice the Fifth Fleet – The New Pearl Harbor

Molly rides again!-Bill of Wrongs: The Executive Branch's Assault on America's Fundamental Rights.

CSPAN - Amer. Enter. Asshole up next on the strength of the dollar.

I JUST figured out who Musharaff reminds me of..

Clinton Campaign Caught Planting Questions at Iowa Town Meetings

Thanks Vets, I salute you

Musharraf is getting nervous (pics)

Al Gore's next act: Planet-saving VC Click To Send Impeachment Email To Your Representatives

DU this poll: Are you willing to give up some of your privacy for national security?

2008 economic outlook - is something amiss?

FEMA Trailers are Much More Toxic than Feds Claimed

Weekly gasoline prices Europe/US from 1996- to last week

IRIN: Iraqi refugees returning because of lack of money, not "improving security situation"

Giuliani Partners

Veterans' Suicides: A Hidden Cost of Bush's Wars

CNN vote

Armitage Says He Was Foolish in CIA Leak

IRAQ: Refugees forced home as funds dry up

It really doesn't matter if it's Hillary, Obama, DK or anyone else

Left Versus Centrist....

Top U.S. Commander: Hawkish Iran Rhetoric From Washington Not Helpful

Poll: Senator Clinton or Congressman Kucinich for President?

Black military enlistment drops under Bush

My assessment of the repiglicon party.


CNN teaser from the weekend: "Is the President keeping all of his promises when it comes to energy?"

WTF?! Pelosi and Reid are planning to REMOVE Renewable Energy Tax Credits from Energy Bill. :(

Just another day , RIGHT?

Iraq Vets Prevented From Marching In Veterans Day Parade

The Rude Pundit: Three Guys on Veterans Day

A Crude Awakening - you must see this film!

Fox host 'let down' by implausibility of suitcase nukes

On C-SPAN's Book TV, Matthews repeated his claim that McCain "deserves to be president"

Here's a hell of a first paragraph:

I guess "Pootie-Poot" might not have been what W thought. NY Times

CNN: "it was not thought to be terror related" Oh, thank gods, ineffable spirits, etc.!

Iraq Vets Banned From Veteran's Day Parade

Horrifically injured soldiers not allowed to participate in Britain's Remembrance Day parade

I see that Dennis has climbed back up 7 percentage points on Edwards in the last 30 minutes

Sitting on their asses (Slowpoke 'TOON)

KLSD is now XXTRA SPORTS in San Diego

Veterans Day across the world (it isn't just an 'American' holiday) pics

Saudi Prince Alwaleed buys his own A380 jumbo jet

Neocon Sandwich: U.S. Building Military Base Directly Atop Iraqi Oil Platform

GD is the place where many hang as a service to Dennis Kucinich fans I post this..

Veteran Musings

The "Fun Run" is getting it right.

Economists of DU, can you please critique this article ?

Alberto Gonzales receives $40,000 for a University of Florida campus speech

reading stories such as this is why I have so much confidence that the perps of the Iraqi War

I received a really racist anti-immigration cartoon in my email....

This Day In History: Seymour Hersh Breaks Story Of My Lai Massacre

Army claims sexual trysts tied to Iraq contracts - Its not who you know. Its who you...

Russert misleadingly cropped Obama comment to claim he wasn't "firmly wedded against the war"

A Scarecrow’s Song

Why did I just hear a Glen Beck commercial during Thom Hartmann????

One problem with Edwards winning is ...

something about Syria seems fishy

GOP staffers sensed Pelosi plot in temporary Fox News blackout

MSNBC Leg-Cam...

Activist takes message to Capitol -- Impeachment March

Black Sea storm causes ecological disaster

Russia Looks to Triple Arms Exports to Venezuela

A note to the economic doomsday prophets

"Bahrain Propels Wind Energy to Urban Future" - Worst headline ever

Ali vs. Manji : Rightwing wishes to destroy Islam while the left seeks to reform it.

Anyone catching Laura Ingraham on The View? (filling in for Hasselback)

2008 Defense Authorization Bill authorizes use of US military for domestic purposes!

What about the anthrax attacks? You know, the second successful series of terra attacks under Bush.

State Dept. IG Krongard to testify before House oversight committee Wednesday

Another Alaskan Boondoggle Bridge

Bush said that Musharraf's actions are positive. and Musharraf says:

First amendment rights? HA!

Lake Lanier water fight heats up

Veterans Day, talking about the weather and a little guilt:

Congress: By doing nothing, you are giving your tacit approval of Bushco's actions.

Soldiers Blogs.. first hand info.. >Links>> Vets Day Special.. read a vet's story

Man Hits 'Jackpot' At Car Wash Machine

Has the Pacification of Iraq succeeded enough for us to start pumping their oil?

Human Rights Panel Criticizes Blacklisting Methods

The make-up of Blackwater

Army Officer Arrested For Rockets In Home

Mercenaries for Bush's Notion of Freedom and Democracy in Iraq

Venezuelans scramble for food amid oil opulence

A dead body, left for Baghdad's feral dogs on the side of the road

Al Gore got it wrong: the lunatic Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic

Al Gore's next act: Planet-saving (Fortune Magazine)

Violence is Down in Iraq Because US has Turned a Blind Eye to Ethnic Cleansing

This guy's already written it off.

WH supports more obedient scholars

seeking information regarding military expenses in the U.S....

(IAEA) El Baradei's remarks

Hahaha -- well played, mike_c

Iraq and U.S. wrangle over executions of Chemical Ali and two others

My favorite Norman Mailer moment: His putdown of wannabe intellectual Dennis Miller

For those who claim Paul is principled: What's principled about wanting to condemn people to death?

Other Uses For $611 Billion Spent on Iraq

Why is this place not going nuts over the Armitage revelation

New U.S. Spy Report On Iran Held Up By Fierce Resistance to Cheney's Hard Line

U.S. Military: Iraqi Gun Smuggling OK By Us

104-Year-Old Vet Gets Free Home Makeover

Bill Clinton: "Even though those boys have been getting tough on her lately, she can handle it."

"Falsely Tortured" on Anderson Cooper 360 tonight

Florida Backs Away From Water Deal

Armitage's second apology

CSPAN2 is rerunning Iowa J-J dinner Now. ANyone know order of speakers?

Veterans Day >Link>> to soldiers blogs... get your info first hand,... from a vet on the ground

Vote SiCKO 'Favorite Independent Movie' In People's Choice Awards:

Dang you mike_c and your SABOTAGE! Poll: Which presidential candidate they would least trust to babysit their child?

Wiretapping: Think Carefully

Rep. Tancredo releases new TV ad portraying a terrorist exploding a bomb in a mall.

On Veteran's Day, a reminder of our very first veterans

Will You Be "Proud" If Hillary Clinton Is The First Woman Elected President Of The United States ???

SparkyMacs Investments Service opens for business

Revealed: the little-known device used to block Democrats in the House

Are the obamasuckups bashing Hillary enough on the fun run


Sam Donaldson was NOT on DC madam's client list.

Bush to give keynote at Federalist Society anniversary event

How neat is this? Temple built 4,000 years ago unearthed in Peru

Former Congressman (R) Charged With D.W.I.

Self Delete

ACLU Official: Kerr Comments Show Privacy 'Under Siege"

What has John Poindexter been up to lately?

White House blast Democrats for delaying funding for veterans care

We need to know...How bad is this?

Fans United for Writer's -- NO CHRISTMAS DVDs

Former pilots and officials call for new U.S. UFO probe

Where does Obama stand on Abortion Rights,

Nancy! Set the Table!

For All Veterans: Thank You

A little consideration for the undecideds, please?

anyone know about the hybrid camry? information please if you have

US DISTRICT JUDGE Orders WH To Preserve All Copies Of Its E-Mails & Back-up Tapes

Sunni tribal leader: “Once Anbar is settled, we must take control of Baghdad, and we will.”

Ex-NBA player with at least 8 kids files for bankruptcy

about this new fund raising gimick...

Edwards winning BIG in DU Fundraising drive. I wonder if Mrs. Edwards has been donating!

Anyone use E*Trade as their broker? Company may go bankrupt

BHUTTO has been locked up again, seven day house arrest

How exactly do power ups work??

Mr. Burns on the Writer's Strike

Why don't more kids protest? High-schoolers face expulsion--for singing Kumbaya.

People haven't been fighting the same battles for 40 years.

MSNBC Live Vote

Jon Tester: “I’d Be More Surprised If Bush Didn’t Bomb Iran Before the Next Election Than If He Did”

One of the world's best statistical web sites

White House may have complied with Grand Jury in Kerik Case! Released Info!

Sirota: Hillary Clinton Thinks Iowans Are Stupid

The unadulterated results of the DU fundraising race.

Did you hear Lou Dobbs putting down Kennedy?

Berkeley Tree Sitter Falls(fenced in protester)

Toyota pulls anti-Fresno Prius ad after Sen. Feinstein complains

Quick, you got to come see this! Michael Medved's actually making sense!

Gore joins global clean energy venture firm

She Greeted Sarkozy in her Lavender Suit and Pearls...she Giggled at Jefferson/Jackson in Iowa

Justices May Hear Second Amendment Case

Took a break, now I'm back.

Hannity Program Director tries to have potential questioner arrested at bookstore

UH-OH Carlyle announces $1.15 billion infrastructure fund (Poppy Privatising EVERYTHING)

Letter from a marine Afghanistan vet who is a volunteer for Democracy for America

Breaking: Judge orders White House to hold e-mails

Question: How many oil companies own alternative energy patents?

40,000 Gallons of Water/Month

Holy Generosity! Mystery donor give $100 million dollars to the city of Erie

Thom Hartmann just played a recording of Ronald Reagan, from

1997 Article Quotes Bush's Opposition To Iraq Invasion

Organic labeling confuses(?) farmers

Kudos to Skinner and the other mods for such a creative fun drive

Apparently Ron Paul supporters are liberals...

The Courage of Kucinich in Pelosi’s House of Wacks

Ratso to visit Washington & New York. Popenfuhrer avoids major pedophilia epicenters

Another Important story missed by the MSM! Spam King Celebrates Legal Wins Over MySpace

I want a Powerup! Who needs a star?

Clinton Addresses Planted Questions Flap

Will Republican Party turn down support of Hate Group?

From Daily kos: In Vermont "all hell broke loose" in a meeting w/ Rep Welch

Woohoo! I just put Dennis K out front!!!

Cap'n Dumbass plays video games with injured vets, "shooting bad guys

St. Ronnie (Reagan) and the 11th Commandment

Clinton Says ‘Boys’ Are Tough on His Wife

I wish the working poor and lower middle class had a union that could strike...

A note to the economic recovery prophets.

World War I Vet asked about Iraq, Afghanistan: "I'm not in favor of war unless it’s an emergency."

Congratulations, Tim Russert! Asshole of the Year

The "Millennials" are Coming

vets day,,, >Link>> read a vets blog, get your info about iraq from boots on the ground

Al Gore, the LINUX Model, and Energy Independence

Ron Paul ad heard on Air America167 on XM during Thom Hartman

Wife Faces Deportation After Husband Killed In Iraq

Why would a man like Dick Cheney, who is on death's door

Tom DeLay is such a tool. He lost a one man debate at Oxford. According to KO,

"Shock Doctrine's" Shocking Short Shrift

The fun run energizer bunny

The VA’s Claim Dodge

"No one could have anticipated that an asteroid could have gotten so close to Earth undetected..."

On this veteran's day

I was going to see "American Gangster", until I started researching

Kennebunk Library First Allows, Then Bans, Then Allows, Then Bans, Then Allows Anti-Bush Art


dan abrams should be worst person tonight

Al Gore Joins Silicon Valley Venture Capital Firm

Sydney Blumenthal: Tyranny On The March (Neo-Cons & Musharraf)


Neoconservatives/pro-Israelis are hoping that Mukasey drops AIPAC case

Military Reporter Recalls Bush's Objections To Iraq Invasion On A Previous Veteran's Day

Robert Parry: Democrats In 2007 - Majorities In Congress, Still Caving To Bush

Brian DePalma’s REDACTED 'sneak preview' on HDNET Wednesday.

If it came down to Ron Paul vs. Hilary, who would you vote for?

Asia Times - China to build power plants in Iraq. With who's dollars? Are we gonna pay for it?

The author of the editorial below asks the question: ...

WJNO is airing Hannity after Randi now? WTF?

Saudi Prince Buying 'Flying Palace' Jet for $300 million

Howard Zinn on Impeachment...Democracy Now Interview

Summit called to address racial disparities in academic performance

KO is blasting Bushco about the veterans who

Okay you guys. . .

Sleeping in a nest of scorpions


During the Gore - * 2000 race, wasn't a videotape.....

'I'll Sell My Soul to the Devil'

CIA Contractor Fired for Stating Waterboarding Is Torture

'24' chief scoffs at Hillary - Joel Surnow

Edwards will TAKE AWAY healhcare coverage for Congress if they don't authorize Universal Healthcare

Even Washington Agrees

Endorsing Rudy.....

go dennis go go


Conservatives turn on Thompson, many view him as a moderate

I have an ignorant SO who won't go to the MD to get checked for Mono

The Left Coaster: "Is Hillary Clinton a 'Corporate Democrat'?", by eriposte

Israel, U.S. Jews Intensify Efforts To Isolate Iran

Hillary's plant...

So today the Dow dropped another fifity points

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

does anyone remember this at&t commercial from years ago

Best to use tools when loosening lug nut

So did China really ban Bibles?

Oh C'mon Keith

hillary can NEVER win......

Former Repugs-I'm just telling them "welcome aboard"

So, Bush played a video game in which he supposedly shot the bad guys in Iraq

Obama supporters: Why back a homophobic warmonger as President?

"Hoax" drug gone real: The panic over "Jenkem" spreads over Red State America

Bushwhacked! - The song...

Dear Mr. Skinner,

"Recovering GOP" Christians aghast at endorsement of he who is "for" what CAUSED 9/11! (Sodomites!)

Wisconsin Police Officer Accidentally Tasers Himself

McCain still thinks the US could have "won" in Vietnam

Murdock: "Water-boarding is something of which every American should be proud"

I need it. I WANT it! A rather philosophical question on consumerism.

Quick, while the Lounge sleeps! A GD comedy break

For those who dare: Take a drive through

If Bill's the Big Dog, what does that make Hillary?

Curious: Could we forget about impeachment, focus on the election and prosecute these mother

I mean, really!! Would you vote for this guy for school board????

Broadway Strikers Pull Picket Line From Theater Staging Children's Benefit

Sam Donaldson's Digits in DC Madam's Book

Could Ron Paul win the Republican nomination?

Good Morning! - Morning Headlines

Fuck you and the horse you rode in on ...

Paul Krugman Destroys David Brooks In Debate Over Reagan's Racism

Anyone else catch Gore on NPR this evening??

U.S. Democrats in Mexico Call for Impeachment

Wootie woot woot John Henry Vet for Peace! Told them!

Does anyone here know when Tom Delay is going to trial?

Pakistan’s Bhutto Put Under House Arrest Again - MSNBC\AP

Don Kerr, Senior Intelligence Official, Change Your Understanding of Privacy


P&G develops campaign for black women around image

Edwards: "Senator Clinton had her chance to stand up and she chose not to use it."

Suspect in Pearl's killing dies after interrogation: report

Fellow DU Investors: Other than gold, foreign currencies, petroleum and

PBS: "JUDGMENT DAY: Intelligent Design on Trial" 11/13/07

Iran's declining fertility rates

Chuck Colson (Of Watergate Fame) "Christian" For Torture

Impeachment is the will of the people.

Veterans Day, 2007: A picture made him a hero. Then his life fell apart.

US Navy Building Military Installation Atop An Oil Platform In Persian Gulf

Monday TOONS: Hard hitting toons

Just came from seeing "Lions for Lambs"

Texas Board of Education chairman is strong creationist, anti-evolution.

California Democratic Party to Consider Censuring Senator Feinstein

Ignoring the editorial slant, interesting background on context of Hugo vs Juan Carlos from Time/CNN

Were you notified off Skinner's emails?

Kanye's Mama Dies After Plastic Surgery

Diebold (maker of unsecure e-voting equipment) sees it stock slide.

Judge slaps White House with restraining order (5 million missing e-mails)

Soldier's Letter: "Why Haven't Your Daughters Joined Up?

Carol Gotbaum: private pathologist says airport police were negligent.

Who agrees with me? re: selfishness and health care

And HR 676 (Medicare for ALL) gets yet another co-sponsor --Rep Capuano, Michael E. [MA-8]

Randi Talks To Conyers! He Says Judiciary Has Time For FISA & IMPEACHMENT!

Should Tom DeLay return to Congress?

I learned a new term today - Misprision of treason

Latest Version of Clinton Explanation For Planted Questions(5 So Far)... LINK

Women Gathering At Homes For 'Taser' Parties

I hope all you smart DUers are watching what's happening in Pakistan and learning something about

Chris Floyd: In 2009, expect "healing national wounds", "coming together again", "moving on."

Microwave beam device accident

What exactly are Obama's antiwar credentials?

A FUN discussion: DU Candidate Fun Run - Does JackORoses hold the winning card?

"U.S. UFO probe" and " The Most Important Image Ever Taken"

Al Gore To Keynote UN Summit in Bali

Why does Obama look like running hurts?

The Smart Car is Coming, the Smart Car is Coming - in two months

Tempted to admire Ron Paul? Take a second look.


Who is willing to throw these people under the bus to get Single Payer?

Re: Impeachment - 10,000 Hand Written Letters - Free Press

How I learned to like the "Fun Run"

I'm speechless - this picture speaks volumes

Six Years After 'Gore's Victory'

11-12-2007 DU GD straw poll of all announced Democratic candidates

Is there any chance that Gore could still get in that this point? n/t

Is specifing a suspect's race racial profiling?

The gulf between activism and strategy (or the confusion of the two) is fucking us over

One click to email the entire House Judiciary Committee: HOLD IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS!

Am I the only DUer who sees socialism as the only viable future?

106-year old WWI veteran speaks on the Iraq war: "I’m not in favor of war unless it’s an emergency.”

If you can be in Columbus, GA, this coming weekend,

On this generational conflict that is being manufactured to order

Well, I think this rules out Al Gore's candidacy.

Above & Beyond

Positive Comments? Hillary Backers Tell Us What You Like About Her Iraq War/Iran Positions

Edwards Healthcare plan uses the marketplace to destroy insurance companies

Pelosi's FAILURE To Pursue BUSHCO For Crimes Is More Relevant Then Honor Of Being 1st-Woman Speaker

Possible mega-disaster developing in Bay on Bengal

If you are a DUer in support of House Res. 799, the impeachment of Richard B. Cheney

REQUIRING all Americans to BUY health insurance is NOT universal healthcare!!!

XM / Sirius Satellite radio merger being pushed HARD now! Let's stop this crazy thing!

(Seeming) hypocrisy when comparing Clinton and Obama...

Are there DUers who are only interested in the election and not the rest

Democrats needed to revise American approach

A bloated, bald, corrupt album of photos featuring Dick "Other Priorities" Cheney at Arlington today

Edwards unveil plan for veterans with PTSD

Very good read on dynasty in political office

Bush Cinton on and on

Can Obama Rock the Nomination? - Hillary Falls 10 Points in Poll

Christian Right Threatens to Ditch the GOP If the Nominee Is Like Giuliani

The politics of Hillary's Planting Questions:

Prominent Veterans Endorse Hillary Clinton

My words to the judiciary committee and local paper in support of Impeachment

I had to turn off Obama's speech when he started to attack Hillary.

Veteran's Day Voicemail Jam! (Impeachment)

I got caught 14 hours after posting....

'I'll Sell My Soul to the Devil'=Corruption Scandals Involve Alaska's Biggest Political Names

Note to Kucinich supporters: Attend your local caucus!!

Moved-up Iowa caucuses could hinder youth vote

Veteran's Day Obama Roll Call! Are you FIRED UP, READY TO GO?

Britney Spears or Health Care?

Kucinich Stumps in Ashville, NC

Election fuels illegal immigration battle

Obama “not much of a difference between my position on Iraq and...Bush’s position at this point"

Commentary: Beyond the ceremonies, what help is there for veterans?

Biden and Dodd supporters:

WP,pg1: Democrats' Provocative Iowa Dinner Conversation

Edwards, Obama vie for anti-Clinton vote

Student leaders at UMass-Amherst call for a student strike

Anyone see a realistic scenario where their candidate wins the nom. after finishing 4th in Iowa?

Edwards unveils plan for veterans with PTSD

White House frustrated with (UK Prime Minister Gordon) Brown over Iran

Physician to run against McConnell in the 2008 KY Senate race

Parties Building 527 Groups — MoveOn Head To Run One Of Them

The "peaceful" USA has been at war 40.3% of my lifetime.

Wylde: I've said it again and again; Edwards will wiin Iowa!

Senators Kerry, Biden Introduce Pakistan Resolution

Rush Limbrain: KOOKS AND NUTS are the ones that show up at these Jefferson Jackson dinners

Cate Edwards: on the Trail for Dad

Bill Clinton is on C-SPAN now!

A General who Came out Against Bush - Comes Out for Hillary

GOP staffers sensed Pelosi plot in temporary Fox News blackout

At this time in 2003, the frontrunner for the Dem nomination was Howard Dean.

Edwards and Obama holding each other back in Iowa

Winter break, Iowa and the youth vote at the coming caucus.

Edwards & Obama

1997 Article Quotes Bush's Opposition To Iraq Invasion

Is Hillary in trouble against potential Republican nominees?

Yepsen does a historical overviews of each caucus.

Too Much Cappuccino Perino Really that Important?

Sure is popular to call dems "traitors" and "wackjobs" lately

West Coast City Formally Rejects Iran Attack

Romney Aides Oppose Speech on Religion

We MUST address foreign policy and national security in a strong way on the Presidential ticket.

Can Obama end the "American War?"

Question for Edwards supporters and/or people familiar with the Iowa caucuses

Veterans Day Die-In St. Augustine Florida

Does anyone have any figures on the candidate spending in Iowa?

Self delete

Analyst says E*Trade may go bankrupt


GIULIANI'S "WAR WITH IRAN" TEAM..."make the Vulcans of Bush look like Howard Zinn and Ramsey Clark."

Anti-War, Gay Veterans Groups Censored in Atlanta Veterans Parade

Democrats Becoming New Party of Rich; Obama Can Help To Appeal To Affluent & Independents

Happy Veteran's Day. Thanks to all the Veterans for your service....

Sears Supports Their Employees on Military Duty..Really.

Photos: Obama obviously feeling good today campaigning in Claremont, New Hampshire

Obama tackles veteran homelessness

Today's amazing piece of Media Fluffery

Clinton woos union members at UAW regional conference.

Why do Duers intuitively "GET IT" while ~25% of the country is still supporting *?

Thompson to be endorsed by anti-abortion group (Reuters)

Where was Ron Paul in 2004?

Biden makes the papers

'Radical Islam' should jolt voters, evangelicals say (Gary Bauer)

Washington insiders pull marionette Romney's strings

Biden strikes the right balance

Democrats Confront Bush Over Spending (AP)

The candidates need to muzzle their spouses! ASAP!

Poll: What Democratic Presidential Candidate made the biggest lasting impression at the JJD speech?

WaPo Fact Checker Michael Dobbs Gives Edwards 2 Pinnochios

Yepsen: Obama's Superb Speech Could Catapult His Bid

Jonah Goldberg's deeply "conflicted" thoughts on war and torture

Joe Trippi rooting for Obama in Iowa... in public...

Fact Check: Sen. Obama on Records

Biden has some very good, sensible ideas on Pakistan.

David Axelrod, Obama's chief strategist, on HARDBALL now!

Why the hell is this NEWS

Go Left TV: News for November 12, 2007

News Video 11/04/2007. Issues In The Midwest Anti-War Action, Oct. 27, 2007

Rasmussen- Clinton 43% Obama 20% Edwards- 16%

The votes you don't want? White supremacists endorse Ron Paul

David Corn: Obama/Edwards vs. Hillary: Are Lobbyists the Enemy or Not?

Edwards Increasingly Fenced In By Federal Matching Funds

In the latest Marist poll, Hillary's overall support went down but her strength of support went up

Interesting tidbit re when Kerick was "made."

Laura Ingraham challenges Barbara Walters' skepticism about "really good news coming out of Baghdad"

Biden, Kucinich true Oval Office material

Chevy Chase to return to SNL as a 'senior political correspondent'

Maybe Hillary and Edwards are in cahoots

Why is it "the race card" for Michele Obama to respond to polls analyzing the black vote?

DMI Website Tracks Congress’ Action on Middle Class

Indictment Suggests White House Cooperated with Kerik Grand Jury

Edwards Questions if Clinton will Actually "TURN UP THE HEAT" ?

There's something WRONG with BUYING votes.

Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America started by swiftboater Rick Reed to help McCain

Colorado's extremely ugly history of worker persecution will continue even after Gov's order

Zogby-Nevada -Hillary -37% Obama 19% Edwards -15%

Pelosi finally takes a stand

The Courage of Kucinich in Pelosi’s House of Wacks

Obama and Russert Have Genial Sunday Sitdown

Who will get the GORE VOTES??

Our Canadian news station is doing a piece on Kucinich's UFO sighting

H Res 333 is now H Res 799

Clinton/Edwards/Obama Fun Run supporters: we all must put Kucinich in the hole.

USA TODAY/Gallup Poll: Obama, Clinton Virtually Tied -

SAT prep for potential candidates

Biden most qualified Democrat in the field--Nashua Telegraph

Vermont Freedom Virus - beyond red-blue politics

How many of you have/had family members who were bigoted

I hope that Clinton does not win Iowa

I'm voting for Kucinich

It's Final: Clinton is Unelectable

MSNBC and cable charges. What's the scoop?

Less "Big Dawg" or More "Big Dawg"?

Is John Edwards in trouble in Iowa?

Who has seen LIONS FOR LAMBS??

Obama Supporters need to check out his Economic Advisor, Austan Goolsbee...

Hillary Spokesman: "John Edwards' campaign resembles (George Bush) more and more every day."

MSNBC First Read: Obama meets the press (surprise - not a fluff piece)

Salt Lake City Mayor says "We won't take it anymore!"

Which candidate do you think is the most intelligent?

Edwards: Don't pick 'corporate Democrat'

Michelle Obama: Self Doubt Makes Blacks Hesitant to Back Obama

"If he uses a fist, you use a bat. If he uses a knife, you use a gun."

Anyone with any doubt that Sen. Biden is the most qualified, this should convince you:

Hillary Clinton suddenly vulnerable as bruises start to show

Yepsen: Obama lays down the marker with the J-J speech in Des Moines

LA Times: Virtually every professional presidential campaign plants questions.

Was Hillary Clinton lying about whether she knew about her campaign planting questions?

Dean: "This country is not a theocracy,...there are no bars to heaven for anybody"

What is your Congressional District and who is your Representative?

Why won't Obama answer the question?

The Reverse Shock Doctrine

Does anyone doubt this is the reason Bushco insists on torturing people?

Mao would have probly called the American news media "Capitalist running-dogs."

From Sen. Clinton to Sen. Biden (anecdotal post primarily for Biden supporters)

Edwards refuses to promise to support Democratic nominee (if he doesn't win)

Edwards Outlines Policies in Des Moines

Top 10 Conservative Idiots #1 and #2, February 23rd, 2004 (Nader)

Is Obama like Adlai Stephenson?

This story led my local news today

"Finger-pointing GOP staffer" says "I sense Pelosi’s behind this" (FoxSnooze blackout @ US Capitol)

Clinton was busted planting questions . . . in 1999.

Is Hillary Imploding? Rasmussen, she now is @ lowest level of the season

Dennis Kucinich deserves the RESPECT he isn't getting

Edwards' accent

I'm really starting to think that Edwards has a decent shot at being our nominee.

Ranking the Speeches at the Iowa Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Hillary Clinton poll!!

So what do people think about Bill Clinton calling Hillary's competitors "those boys"?

Edwards: Reclaiming democracy not easy

The Myth of the Iron Lady: "Women vying for leadership roles are automatically assigned two labels."

If you made it back from Viet Nam, thank a war protester

Is Michelle Obama playing the race card?

Going to see Obama Wednesday night, if possible i'm to ask him a question--go ahead, suggest some

11-12-2007 DU GD-P straw poll of all announced Democratic candidates

Al Gore reveals his future plans: He will be a "Planet saving" Venture Capitalist

Robert Parry: From exposing Iran-Contra to Hillary's underpants...

"Obama talks gay. (Again.)"

From someone who's not endorsing anyone: I think Kucinich has this in the bag

California Democratic Party to Consider Censuring Senator Feinstein

Oliver Willis: Ron Paul is NOT the 08 Howard Dean....Stormfront supporting Paul.