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Archives: November 3, 2007

Trasoff (Tucson councilwoman) wants to make new city homes solar-ready

Green acres (an 8 acre solar plant that is)

Solar plant to be built near (California) Nevada border

Electric car breakthrough may be near

U.S. Navy starts exercises in Gulf waters

Judge booted for flipping coin to decide

Ladies and Gentlemen, let's hear it for Topo Gigio

The critters have gone to bed, guess I should too (critter pic)

Who likes Black Rock City?

Female Trouble on Sundance.....!!....

Silly question: is anyone else addicted to Frommer's guides?

Shitty night tonight. Feeling PMSish and depressed.

Super Duper Weenie!!1!!

Does Anyone Here feel a touch of the muse?

Butcher The English Language

CrossPost from Pets: My dog's blown his knee out. (pics - NOT graphic)

reveal something embarassing about yourself

Important Message from 1976 about the Environment

Andy Kaufman on the abuses of mainstream media and the frailty of the human intellect.

That was a good Bill Maher.

bill Maher for President?

Requiem for the Last American Soldier to Die in Iraq

Virginia judge removed from bench after flipping coin to decide case, pants-dropping incidents

If Louisiana or Florida could go first in the primaries all ethanol would be from sugar cane

IF (only {your rep here} had a backbone)

dont be worried about america

Now that Real Time is over, I can take my eyes off the television...

Canadian economy 'decoupling' from U.S. ($1 = $1.07 U.S.)

"If America's 1% are so rich that even a 5 star hotel isn't good enough, it's time to bring back ...

They folded the flag at my Grandfather's funeral this morning, and I'm proud of it.

Need a .jpg image of bush!

I smell nazi germany once more

This week's Catholic Pedophile Priest incident

The threats to my marriage

Global Food Crisis Begins! Food riots, soaring price in Third World. Biofuels, Global Warming Hit!

World War II Interrogators Denounce Administration (re: torture)

Two campaign emails show the converging messages of political battle

got this e-mail from Barbara Boxer............

Biden as a non-candidate - 9/10/01

VPR: "Dean supports rotating regional presidential primaries"

Herbert: Worsening the Odds (Dying Uninsured)

Crashing the blogosphere's party

The Nation: Is The Government Finally Scrutinizing The Death Penalty?

Sen. Feinstein: Judge Mukasey has my vote

Loyal to Kerik, Giuliani Missed Warning Signs

Former high-level officials challenge the conventional explanation of how and why.. Richard Clark


“Propaganda of the deed,” a phrase attributed to the Italian revolutionary Carlo Pisacane

If you weren't depressed enough here's DARPA's Urban Challenge Video's

It’s Time to Fire Washington! by Debbie Lewis

NYT Magazine: Is (His) Biography (Our) Destiny?

Make Immigration Legal

Dispatches from the Other Side of Despair

Sunshine Laws to Track European Lobbyists

The Boys from Baghdad: Iraqi Commandos Trained by U.S. Contractor


Richardson calls for sanity toward Iran again -- again -- again

Tom Joad Says,

Ten Reasons Why American Healthcare is so Bad!

Behind the Facade of Incompetence

Regarding Media. (the waterboarding debate)

thoughtful summary of competing forces in Iraq: Strategic Drift in Iraq

General {Musharraf} moves deeper into labyrinth (BBC)

Mystery of the Missing Meters: Accounting for Iraq's Oil Revenue

Iraqi weapons 'expert' unmasked as a fraud



Has the U.S. met its match in airport-security craziness? Plus: NASA's pilot survey coverup.

Waterboarding: Don't Ask. Don't Tell. SHOW.

Turkey to U.S.: Drop Your Orientalist Lens

India wants old soldiers to earn stripes saving tigers

AlterNet: What It Will Take to Build a Sustainable U.S.

Totally Cool Nylon Shopping Bags From My Favorite

Man wants to add (wind) power tower to forest of poles (NIMBY nonsense, AZ)

Northern California Home To Largest Geothermal Field

Coal power not economical, environmental groups say (AR)

Build an open source, universal nut sheller (for peanuts) video reduce carbon too

CO2 rules still in the air (Nevada coal plants)

Ecoenerg/EAB to build largest Czech wind farm

Philippines: "politics should be set aside ... to find alternative energy sources"

Maine wind farm wins state agency OK

Mexico's Katrina

Climate wars threaten billions

The sun kings out to conquer the world (flying around the world on solar power)

A mission to change

Climate change: we have the power

Rallies against global warming in SF and beyond

Getting way too many Christmas catalogs in the mail?

Anyone know how to set up a charcoal-making pit for terra preta production?

Our climate's changing, and so are hardiness maps (Maine)

Scientific American: Is a Green Revolution Finally Blooming in Africa?

French Shun Nuclear Energy, Choose Conservation

Rating the Presidential Candidates on Iraq; Another Agonizing Year Ahead (Rudy - most dangerous)..

In Guatemala runoff, echoes of past linger

Ford, UAW Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Iraq Defector "Curveball" Reportedly Identified

Dept. of Homeland Security Relaxes Chemical Plant Storage Rules: Chemical industry lobbyists pleased

Iraq says no one can stop Kurdish rebels

Loyal to Kerik, Giuliani Missed Warning Signs

USAF Struck Syrian Nuclear Site

Pakistan's Musharraf Declares Emergency

Pakistan's Musharraf Declares Emergency

Bush vetoes water-projects bill

Iraq vows to arrest Kurd rebel leaders

PAKISTAN Musharraf declares state of emergency, jams TV

Citigroup Chief Is Set to Exit Amid Billions in Losses

Thousands Return to Safer Iraqi Capital

Bush Compares Democrats in Congress to Those Who Ingored the Rise of Hitler and Lenin

NHS march draws thousands (UK)

Changes ahead for Medicare drug program

Bhutto flying back to Pakistan from Dubai - husband

White House has asked President Musharraf to quit the army office before he is sworn in as the presi

Shay dies during U.S. Olympic marathon trials

Va. Dems sued for $1M for ad

Agriculture giant Cargill recalls ground beef

Republicans waiting for the next Reagan

Senator accuses Bush of paying lip service to vets' needs

Campaign may have crossed line

New Detainee Rights Weighed in Plans to Close Guantánamo

Romney Wants Help for Displaced Workers

Clinton says criticism goes with lead

Bolivia's Morales Recounts Police Abuse

N Korea reactor will be disabled

Rallies Against Global Warming in SF and Beyond

Pakistani Leader Sets Emergency Rule

Iraq: Female U.S. Soldier Killed (Roadside Bomb in Baghdad)

Union leaders expect CBS News writers to back strike

Noel knocks out power to thousands in Massachusetts

Military action still an option with Iran, Cheney says in Dallas

Iraqi President's Wife in Secret Visit to UK

Indonesian volcano 'has erupted'

U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,850

Blackwater's Owner Has Spies for Hire

Obama: Cheney "the Crazy Uncle in the Attic"

Pakistan TV stations off air amid emergency speculation

Iraq Says U.S. Behind in Arms Deliveries (Only Fraction of $2B Order Filled)

Middle school teacher arrested in Mexico after allegedly fleeing with boy, 13.

Clinton presses for WH papers: "(Hillary) didn't know what (Russert) was talking about."

Cuba Working on an AIDS Vaccine

I Sneezed. How May I Change The World?

According to GD, the world is going to end some time next week!

Friday Night Music Montage from Texas Kaos...

This is sooo fucking cool!!!

I'm sorry....

Britney runs over ANOTHER effing foot...this one attached to an L.A. County Sheriff

Must-see YouTube clip: Lee Ritenour & Steve Lukather "Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers"

Need a bit of help here...

I just want to celebrate

40 Interesting Facts You Will Never Need to Know

In the shop the other day. Four minute video - metal music


We need a "sex" forum. Like: I'm having trouble finding my GFs G spot do they really exist?

I Sneezed. How May I Change The World?

OK, could I have a bigger headache right now? Uh......

I was thinking Kucinich might be a Republican....

You never know what you'll find in an antique store...

Dammit, I'm craving a curry.

Now I feel safe... NOT!!!

Please Help-What should I make for a gift?

Are YOU afraid to go to You Tube? C'mon...Fess Up!!

Dammit, I'm craving a woman.

What Is More Important In this world than

Are You More Like Fred Flintstone or Barney Fife?

I like omelets (discussion) first thing in the morning.

Going to see Helen Thomas tonight!!!!!

This is MY problem with the Spider-Man movies:

You are a terrible, terrible person and I

"an uncanny talent for weird bacterial sex"

What's Apple going to do when it runs out of cat names?

Boston, MA weather news people are predicting RAIN!! ~ OMFG! I'm going to DIE!!!

What a rude awakening this morning.


I just got an email for a 'Free Rachael Ray Chef Package'.

Never mind Shelby Scott, how about Don Kent. We need him to

I need to become more like "The Tao Of Steve".

i was about 5 years old when i first became aware of KISS

Kittehs are tombstoning

I need to become more like "The Tao Of Booze".

I need to become more like "The Tao Of Pooh".

When I was unemployed, I didn't get sick at all...

Daylight Saving Time appreciation thread!!!

I love the smell of popcorn in the afternoon . . .

Thank you, Big Ten Network

It had to be you

So, with the tail end of a hurricane here...

Post a Paisley Underground video!


Forgive me if this has been covered (I haven't had much online time lately) Is Kitchen Witch OK?


Leave Hillary Alone!!!

One Year...

I think I've become a Pile of Poo....


Cute Guardian story today: The recycled teenagers

Breaking On CNN... Barack Obama Admits To Being A HOMO SAPIEN

Dammit! The James Bond collector sets are down to $35 each.

When YouTube will not do.....there's GodTube....

Loving the remastered Star Treks

Radio Lady Asks The DU Lounge: Who is this? (PHOTO)

My show's coming on in about fifteen minutes

I went to the grocery store this morning

DST Debate Thread!!!

597 to 65536, asketh me anything!

I made it to 200 smokes!

anyone have a good clean picture of grovelbot?

I haven't slept, therefore, I am

Unreal Torunament 4, surely?

Click it.. you won't be disappointed

"The Mist"

Notre Dame and Nerbraska are bowl eligble

Anyone else have African Dwarf Frogs?

Go Navy!!!

This ones from Mary Ellen Moffit

Don't Forget! Set your clocks one hour laterally tonight

My kids and I made a LOLcat of one of our kitties

Mmmm...SmartGround Taco/Burrito flavor...

My cough is fierce!!

feline asthma?

Help me choose a movie for tomorrow night...

I have a cell phone question

Paging lizziegrace: I'm sorry

the Axis of Evil finger puppets

I made it to 200 posts!

Making the Squad: Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders

I am in "setting up a wireless network hell" I tell you.

Starting a DU journal

Saturday, November 3rd. William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

Urge to kill... rising...

Irish people gravitate toward me

I just saw a fox up close, in the city. A nice redhead with dark legs.

i had to go to dinner last night. with people. and socialize.

This is absolutely disgusting! And not for the faint of heart. (Don't worry no photos)

I just saw a fox up close, in the city. A nice red one with dark legs.

I made it to 200 cakes!

GO TIGERS! LSU beats Alabama

George W. Bush, circa July 2008, following his removal from office:

Goodnight, you princes of Maine, you kings of New England!

(I can't help it.) This is wrong in soooo many ways ...

Legally Blonde....The MUSICAL!

Write your name in hieroglyphics... Hieroglypics generator..

How many miles are too many miles on a diesel work vehicle??


I made it to 200 snakes!

Happy 1st Birthday, BabyCoffee!

Funny, I didn;t know what the mod was going to say for my sugession for sex thread,

DAY 752 - My captors continue to taunt me .. (Cat Diary of Captivity)

Last Time Navy Beat Notre Dame in Football, Kennedy was Assassinated 20 Days Later

Got Breast Milk? Iowa mom runs classified ad to sell spare output $2/oz

Hey Lounge! Do you know what month it is?

Did anyone watch "Runnin down the dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers" on Sundance?

The Tooth Fairy Is Coming To My Place Tonight!!!!

Picture Thread: Show us your bellybutton!

I just saw two mice in the backyard - should we be worried?

Has anyone seen the film "The Hoax"?

My back hurts! My legs hurt!! I'm going to drink like a fish...

I hate it when the mods lock a thread while I'm responding.

MAC users - can the mighty mouse be opened?

Let's form our own Spice Girls!

When re-heating food, what methods other than microwave do you use?

Save me from going out to a restaurant for supper and then to buy a $50 strategy game!

The HypnoToad Semi-Nightly Drunken-Stupor Break, 11/3/07

Of a disastrous weekend, electricity, Convergence, and AT&T: An ain't-it-awful thread!1


Today's College Football Thread

My name is Writer. I am an iphone. (for GoPsUx)*

My new goal in life is to win a DUzy Award. Tell me what it will take.

Looks Like B.C. is gona Lose

WTF?? My Idiot neighbors have a...

I would like to dedicate this, my 20,000th post, to a MOST worthy DUer.

Wrestling Fans: We lost another one. . .

Who takes care of the caregiver?

What's in a Domain name

Gone With The Wind appreciation thread...

Would you rather be Swedish, Nowegian, Danish, Finnish or Dutch?

Is the geek in your life having a birthday soon? Cakes cakes cakes for geeks

I'm declaring MARTIAN LAW!!!!

Ashley Wilkes....

Ok, Lounge...I'm THIS close to pulling out my big firehose

I spoke with Gary Gygax on the phone (creator of D&D)......

Winter Hours

There are 3 cats on the dashboard in a van parked on the street.

Poll: Do you know that by setting the Clocks back tonight it will be the "Correct" Time?

Best athletic performance while under the influence of drugs or alcohol?

I think this is a kitty hint

So I walked into the local comic shop today....

Don't forget to kick your cocks back tonight!

Funny Vista Sucks video

Squirrels are funny

I like sex (discussion) first thing in the morning.

OBAMA is on SNL!1 Brian the NBC wedding cake guy is hosting

Sleepover At My House Tonight! Ask me anything!

Stories From the Road: Cheryl

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/3/07

Why am I awake? I'll tell you why I'm awake.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/3/07 Bonus

Scotch appreciation thread!

I want it!!!! I want it bad!!!!!!

Just rescued a little chickadee in the hallway of my apartment.

Appreciation Thread For lelapin!

Youtube has stopped working for me.

movies never released on home video or DVD

I've ended my Rocky Horror Show virginity -- in my 60s.

Artists of All Kinds: Has your creativity every abandoned you? How did you get it back?

Language Police Tip of the Day: No such thing as being totally decimated

We are totally out of danger (have been for days) Why am I so tired

Would you rather be Lithuanian,Latvian or Estonian?

Ohio State beats Wisconsin-Madison 38-17

A recent Patti Smith performance of "Pissing in a River" (July 2007)

Don't Forget! Set your clocks one hour forward tonight

aww hells yeah: we downloaded the ORIGINAL Zelda for the NES on the Wii

Orgy at RetroLounge's House Tonight! Ask him Anything.

I just spent an obscene amount of money on a pair of jeans. Ask me anything

Would you still use Canola Oil if it was called

Can someone go tell Gwen Stefani to STFU?

Working at TRADER JOE'S?

ALERT! This is HUGH!!!!!1111 Why Trampolines are Dangerous!!!!11111

What was the name of the Star Trek episode...

Anyone else not buying a ton of crap for Christmas this year?

Well, I'm back on Jeopardy! again, this time the playoffs.

VA says 6 percent of combat vets have TBIs

Gates: Iran probably knows of bombs to Iraq

Ex-Redstone official charged with bribery

Hard Corps

Hampton nuke probe spurs larger inquiry

Judge tosses interview, search in Nowak case

Tarawa ESG, 11th MEU to deploy

Pilot, co-pilot eject in T-45 crash

Minot commander eyes rebuilding reputation

Latest shipment of MRAPs go to priority Army units

Promised Army funds tied up in Congress

Three major USFK medical units redesignated

Ederle eyes $500M construction boom

Sasebo asks for help with drought

For Soldiers’ Families, Battles Are Not Far Off

Iraq says US behind in arms deliveries

Missile Kills 5 in Northwest Pakistan; U.S. Denies Attack

The Air Force Cover-Up of That Minot-Barksdale Nuke Missile Flight

'National embarrassment,' says Cafferty: 1.8 million veterans without healthcare

How dangerous is Marine counter-intelligence in Iraq?

New MRAPs roll into Baghdad

2nd Lt Tracy Alger US Army

Air Force’s ‘Fit to Fight’ leads to rising trend in airmen being discharged

Dennis Kucinich - AAI National Leadership Conference 3

Dennis Kucinich - AAI National Leadership Conference 2

BUSH CRAZY (Carter: "Must have been misquoted.")

Maher: I Want to Smash Repubs into Fine Powder & Snort Them

Getting a Grip on Money and Politics by Frances Moore Lappe

Bill Maher New Rules: "In America, It's the Haves and Been-Hads"

Floods in Mexico Signs of Global Warming

Bill Maher: "Can't the Dems Grow Just One Ball?" (w/ Markos)

French Revolution and Bush Politics of Fear...

Barack Obama in Manning, SC


Despotism (1946)

Dennis Kucinich - AAI National Leadership Conference 1

The Motions - Wasted Words

Olbermann apologizes, then awards Giuliani Worst Person trifecta

Stephen Colbert Presidential Campaign Song

Bill Moyers On Impeachment Of Bush & Cheney

Sugarland Texas Stepped it up for Mother Earth

Bill Moyers: Dispensationalism And the Coming war With Iran...

The Exciting Fred Thompson

Firedoglake: Donna Edwards Debates Al Wynn (MD) - 'Sorry Is Just Too Late'

(Fox News) A Nation of Sheep by Judge Andrew Napolitano

Run, Granny, Run! The Granny D. vs. Gregg Debate

Oliver North So Eager To Attack Iran, He Gets The Facts Wrong

Bill Maher: Jeremy Scahill on Threat of Blackwater

Real Time With Bill Maher - Full Episode

Real Time: The Wilsons' Interview

Red State Update - Cruising For Votes

Bush + Deluded Christian Thought = Impending Catastrophe #1...

I Sneezed. How May I Change The World?

Peace Babe

Here is one that may sound strange to many of you

We are dangerous, I guess. (we're going to be responsible for deaths)

Ex-JonBenet Ramsey murder suspect John Mark Karr's fiancee has a 3-year-old daughter

USA Men's Olympic Trials (Nov. 3)

Financial and Political Future Predictions.

Operation Diamondback -- Like we need another one of these -- !!!!

I ate all the candidates for president, and found my own

Ready for your morning chuckle? McCain says rivals aren't qualified to deal with torture, war

When Did Americans Stop Looking At The Big Picture

Diane and Chuck might ask the new AG if he thinks it would be okay if...

You know what really pisses me off?

It's too bad we couldn't have a "Reader's Digest" version of DU for our C-Critters

Jane Smiley: Bush Is Right To Worry If Waterboarding Is Defined As Torture

Police Search for Missing Illinois Woman

al-Qaida's No. 2 Threatens Libya (Someone has a serious death wish)

FBI Knew of O.J. Simpson Plan in Advance

New Leadership Now!

A caller, Ed Schultz, the second question, and the 52% approval for war with Iran...

Boston artist hops on the propaganda train

Medea Benjamin: "George Bush & CODEPINK Women For Peace"

Mexico's Katrina

Republican focus group for primaries on CSPAN2...interesting on several levels

OK, could I have a bigger headache right now? Uh......

Maker of Lipitor Digs In to Fight Generic Rival

CNN reported on Obama's missed Senate votes, but ignored McCain's

On Morning Joe, Kudlow falsely asserted that Democrats want to "rais[e] taxes across the board"

CSpin 1 Ed Epstein from Congr. Quart. on Nancy Pelosi

Washington Journal. Writer talking about Pelosi's first year

Bush: Iraqis Are 'Taking Back' Iraq

Judge Henry Kennedy is expected to issue an order early next week. (WH missing e- mails)

Young US voters may get scoop in 2008

Seven Years in the Dark Ages.

What's with this "E-Rock" and "E-Ron" business?

Bush & Blair Holocaust Commission

George Monbiot: Bring on the Recession

for your information-"the enemy in our hands"-

FBI Hoped to Follow Falafel Trail to Iranian Terrorists Here

No hockey forum?

Waterboarding Used to Be a Crime - WaPo

Please DU this poll

A good news story after fire disaster

Tucker Carlson says: "Thanks for watching my show...all eight of you."

Press writes off Hillary, public disagrees

Just how fucked are we? OFFENSIVE POLL

Blitzer cited "this notion that the Democrats are weak when it comes to national security"

On CNN, West said waterboarding is "not torture," claimed, "[Y]ou wake up feeling fine the next day"

Hmmmmmm I can't believe,wait yes I can...

NY Times: Law barring college aid to pot offenders should be repealed

My Other President Is Sailboarding.

Time for another "Sense of the Senate" Resolution:

Is Pakistan and ally or foe of Iran? Would Pakistan nuke Iran for us? n/t

What about the military families

CNN advertising Sicko as the comedy film of the year

Why didn't the Senate Dems show videotapes of waterboarding techniques to Mukasey?

Hemp:Marijuana + Bernie Sanders on Air America Radio Nov 2.

valerie plame on npr's "wait, wait, don't tell me" now

DOJ experienced Waterboarding---then said it was torture, then WH shut him up:

Jane Smiley: Bush Is Right to Worry If Waterboarding Is Defined as Torture

A MAGAZINE just for DUer's............(pic)

"Democracy in Pakistan" What does it look like?

Secret move to upgrade air base for Iran attack plans

Bu$h says he doesn't torture.... if he told one little truth he'd burst into flames... LINK>>>

STRATFOR: BREAKING: Bhutto in on Musharraf's martial law plan- and much much more

Anyone think that bush has a hand in the pakistan situation?

Are Republican leaders born hypocrites or do they choose that lifestyle?

Tests show that Texas "goat sucker" is a coyote

deleted -- for sourcing problem

We should waterboard the shit out of each other

Swift-boaters are bribing and/or screwing Seattle, looking for Corporate Welfare (re: Sonics)

Freerepublic getting about 1/3 the number of hits it got 2 years ago

Good luck to the people of Pakistan. The majority are caught in

Weissman's law:

Tropical Storm to hit Greenland?

Cheney’s office responds to Chavez slip-up (but only one of two explanations makes sense)

Is anyone else worried that "Rome" was the most expensive tv show in history...

"RENT-A-SPIES"-Blackwater's Owner Has Spies for Hire

Is anyone else worried that Rome was in the Italian peninsula just before it fell?

If You and your family Was Faced With Starvation

Dick Does Dallas ---pix--->>>

Teacher Arrested in Mexico, Boy Released

My mom voted for Bu$h......

Is it just me or is the DU running really slow today?

Working at COSTCO...?

DKos Post: Tom Davis and Wife Shake Down Federal Contractors for Her State Race

Arnold calls for state of emergency in Riverside Co. - wind

Valerie Plame's on "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me" and..

Soldiers Return, but for Families, Iraq Battlefields Are Not Far Off

Hey Congress: The Admin is FULL OF TRAITORS. This is TREASON!

is it time to begin educating the unwashed masses about our candidates?

Merrill Lynch may be pulling an Enron?


Poppadum preach: Curry being touted as an alternative medicine, healing food

Is anyone else worried that people made up the citizens of Rome just before it fell?

After 7 years of this disaster, and the presidential race between Dem and repug is neck to neck

South Carolina Cops versus the First Amendment

It's 20 degrees colder than last Saturday and ...

C-SPAN: More is better

Masharraf swears in his own NEW SC justice (old one removed from office)

PHOTOS: Pakistan emergency

Is Bhutto in Pakistan?

Newsweek: Clinton Maintains Her '08 Lead

Hillary's Card, Obama's Card, and Bush's Card

Wal Mart in trouble with Chinese law for treatment of workers

Musharraf Declares Emergency Rule - Not Good

Questions Christian voters need to ask themselves


PAK newspaper: General Musharraf's Second Coup

Pakisan: Constitution suspended, (new SC justice swarn in)

Bush's 2003 statement on torture by "rogue regimes"

The beach erosion in Florida is stunning.

Torture needs to represent Critical Mass

Ray McGovern: Iraq’s Early Vietnam Moment

* urges swift confirmation of Mukasey

CNN Out of Holy(?) Land

It's all the abortions.. That's what's causing the immigration mess!

anyone have a guess what the US response is going to be to the Pakistan crisis?

fast food hits NKorea!

"The avalanche has begun. It is too late for the pebbles to vote."

Anti-war protesters... I have some really good news for you!

In opposition to Abstinence only

Fuel Fraud Latest In Army Contracting Woes

DoJ Official Experienced Waterboarding, Told WH It Is Illegal, Was ‘Forced Out’

Veepstakes 08: Bayh, Strickland, or Warner?

Should the Democrats bring up the weak dollar

'USAF struck Syrian nuclear site'

Army's Prime Salesman of Counterinsurgency Manual Seeks to Defend Stolen Scholarship

Democrats Stand Back as War Funding Continues

70 years ago today FDR signed the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Act

Why Progressive Bloggers Are Talking Up Dodd - RawStory

With Musharraf claiming now-internal threats to his regime by Radical Islamo dudes...

"Extra-constitutional" moves are NOT the way to resolve the Pakistan crisis says Rice:

Is there such a thing as a national 'do not call list' against specific political parties?

Please call, e-mail, & show up at the offices of Feinstein & Schumer

Senator accuses Bush of paying lip service to vets' needs (Dem Sat. response)

Martin Lee Anderson's mom said the guards and lawyers laughed and joked during the trial.

Don't taze me, bro!

Condi Rice is a liar and a thief!

Southern states seek water truce

When much of the voting population is numb, dumb, and uninvolved .........

Need some inspiration? New documentary -- "Run, Granny, Run" (Granny D)

Do you think he's a Republican?

Blackwater delves into spying---um What?

C-Span I NOW! Dem FCC CHAIR Copps! on Media Ownership!

Does Blackwater have a chain of command similar to the military's?

Antiwar protesters disrupt Cheney's speech in Dallas

Since we are playing the "VP Dating Game" I will float two surprising names to pair with Clinton

Okay, so the US is going to be bankrupt, dismantled, torn down, you name it.

TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury.

Is Mukasey enough for the conservative Democrats to concede?

National Report Card on Women's Health

Whose Congress is It? Harry Reid also got money from Telecoms!

Changes ahead for Medicare drug program

Studs Terkel CSPAN2 NOW!!!...n/t

Lebanese army fired on IAF fighter jets

Do you admire Al Gore? Want to lend him a hand (quick & easy)?

Retired General Dunlavey: "Guantanamo Mission Came Straight From Bush, Rumsfeld"

Working at TRADER JOE'S?

'The Wall,' 25 Years Later

Got Breast Milk? Iowa mom runs classified ad to sell spare output $2/oz


Studs Turkel ("Radical Conservative")intervew on C-Span 2 now

We will be up against a Mitt/Cheney ticket. Mitt will play the gender card

Protest Halts Condom Distribution By College Paper

Chemicals In Mattresses - "They are, in fact, using boric acid, which is roach killer"

Amazing how things can change so much in just 14 days...

Queen Victoria joins the General Strike

'We Need Partners, Not Masters' (Q & A w/ Evo Morales)

Bhutto Criticizes Martial Law In Pakistan - NBC (With Video)

Live Blogging State of Emergency in Pakistan

I believe we need a strong presence in Iraq

YOU Talk of Sacrifice ... (ToM the DaNCINg BUg 'TOON)

How many dems in the House will support

State department should not compel service in Iraq

Did someone forget to post "Hell froze over"?

Sunday Talk Shows, Curve Ball revealed on 60 Minutes

Winter fog arrives early -- 108-vehicle pileup near Fresno

Katrina vanden Heuvel Reminds Us That CIA & Other Torturers Were Seeking Legal Counsel Over A Yr Ago

Cheney’s ‘close’ ally Musharraf declares martial law.

Who Said This?

Why I became a bleeding heart liberal: Remembering Mother Charleszetta Waddles

CNN reported on some who say single women voters are "stupid," "slutty, anxious female[s]"

Diversity program backfires

CNN: The Noose

New Detainee Rights Weighed in Plans to Close Guantánamo

The difference between what has happened in Pakistan vis-a-vis the US

Tom the Dancing Bug TOON: Posters for the Homefront

Too many U.S. troops are still dying for Bush's lie

Just heard this church advertised on KLSD (AAR)

"... I got my marching orders from the President of the United States."

So .... where's the Rice woman tonight?

Blue America Welcomes Rabbi Dennis Shulman, Our First NJ Candidate

Don't Tell Me Not to Compare it to Hitler!

SASTM - Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

So, has Bush made a statement yet about the flooding in Mexico?

Texas County Official (Republican) caught in sting.

A million homeless after Mexican floods

WORLDNETDAILY: Use wounded troops if diplomats refuse service in Iraq

Republicans looking for Reagan

A bone for the libs? or something else?

Mexican help during katrina

CA Dems should recall Dino Feinstein.

Did You Step It Up Today?

Composite sketches released of 2-year-old girl stuffed in plastic storage box

Her First Ladyship and Those Bad Boys

BLACKWATER taking advantage of Potrero (Harris) FIRE in San Diego

If I were to begin walking to DC carrying the letter "I", would anyone join me with the letter "M"?

"I'm not a member of any organized political party; I'm a Democrat."

Nothing on the cable news channels about Pakistan?

Good Golly, Don't Miss Molly: Ivins' Book Published Posthumously This Week

CSPAN 3 History April'92 Kerry revisits Viet Nam on now.....

Embassy in Iraq - I'm paying for this instead of healthcare for every U.S. resident!

Children ... Children either behave or I am gonna stop this DU car.

BREAKING -'Martial law declared in Pakistan'

HEADS UP OBAMA PEOPLE: Tonight's SNL Will Be Right Up Your Alley

CNN: Contractor caught entering US nuclear plant with explosives

Starting with Chimpy, ex-presidents will get SS protection for only 10 years

Opening SNL sketch SLAMS Hillary -- plus, real live Obama

PHOTOS: "Step It Up 2007" Global Warming Awareness Rally

The movie "Blood Diamond" -

Is anyone's computer connected to their satellite company, or their

Feingold to Vote Against Mukasey

Scholar says Bush and his thugs are War Criminals just as Japans leaders were

A difference in response (Mexican Flood in tabasco)

now that schumer has decided to give his vote of confidence to AG "Torture Mukasey"

Hissyspit PSA: TURN CLOCKS BACK This Morning 2 A.M. ("Get Your Hoe Ready!")

my 114th ltte,endorsing Kucinich in my local Paper-feel free to comment

WOW! 'The Common Man', Written in 1929, by Julian Tuwim

dear fred thompson.....are you as stupid as this makes you appear?

Thousands Return to Safer Iraqi Capital

Who knew Embattled Citigroup Bank's biggest shareholder is Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

Does D.U. Have Anything To Do With The Democratic Party?

fax/emails of your REP. this weekend and call (Toll FREE):Re Cheney Impeachment:

Harry Reid and the "Mining Bill"....and Harry's interests in not letting it pass!

One Year, And One Day... And I Hope I Can Make It Without Going Completely Insane

11-3-2007 DU GD straw poll of all announced Democratic candidates

Tulsa: US citizen arrested under state's new anti-illegal immigrant law

DLC Dems Ticket - No different than Bush/Cheney

i'm having a hard time seeing the connection between two events

Welcome to DU's General Discussion Forum - where patience is a virtue

Idea for fire-proof California home...

Call our Presidential candidates RIGHT FUCKING NOW!!!!!1111

Dead parents better than gay ones says Romney

As president, Giuliani would grab even more executive power than Bush & Cheney (Washington Monthly)

Don't you think it would help to know why ?

RW radio cracks me up sometimes

The real reason why republicans are just plain WEIRD.. Read it and weep

Gen. Petraeus, Plagarist?

If it's truly hopeless, if it's incontrovertibly over

Feingold: "I will not support Mr. Mukasey's nomination"

Two recommendations: "Fast Food Nation" and "Secret Societies."

Now who was saying that bush was simian?

Not a very flattering photo of Hillary:

Final Book From Molly Ivins Released Posthumously

Where do you get your learned goodness from?

Where is the DU indignation over no help being sent to Mexico?

Militants seize 120 police, soldiers in Pakistan

Bush's Expectations of Normalcy in Iraq

“Lock the door,” Bush said. A few minutes later Colin Powell could be heard trying the doorknob.

A medical question...actually, a prescription drug question...

Why pensions are dying.

Duane "Dog" Chapman's tape-recorded tirade has cost him his TV show.

So Long Fred Thompson-Caught Using Private Jet Of Advisor With Criminal Record For Drug Dealing

MA DUers how is Noel treating you

When does KLSD (AIR AMERICA affiliate) go all sports?


You can absolutely not make this stuff up. Mike Shallow caught in a gay sex

Bush Approval Ratings Map: No More Red States

Pelosi and Spineless Harry have taken back their last '06 election promise

Opinions on my new bumper sticker

I've tried very hard to be patient, and to ignore the anti-Dem threads on this board

PHOTOSHOPS: Blackwater mercenary logo contest: my entries

Ground beef recall

Why do you think undocumented workers come north?

Harper's: Mukasey Asked To Obstruct Justice By Movement Conservatives?

From Senator Pat Leahy

Lay off Biden!

The Republic is dead

Breaking:: The United States of America is about to go Under as a Despotic Empire

Obama plays the race card.

DU's being slammed in the weblog awards.

"Who is the bigger fool, Judge Mukasey...or Senator Schumer...?"

On Mukasey, Feinstein doesn't get it; Jack Balkin explains

Micro-wind generator- Cheap and easy electricity

How would a civilian go about volunteering...

Taser used on Trick or Treater!

If We Give Them ALL Of The %$@i^&# Money, Will THAT Be Enough?

A moment of your time in regard to sexist language

This Year I Went Trick-Or-Treating As A Democrat...

Retired Judge Advocates General Write To Leahy: "IT IS INHUMANE-IT IS TORTURE & IT IS ILLEGAL"

Impeachment Kit For Kucinich Nov. 6 Action!

National Lawyers Guild Passes Impeachment Resolution

NEWSWEEK-Dancing with the Dictator-How Bush's Relationship With Musharraf Compromised War On Terror

DU's LaLaRawRaw Nominated For Weblog Award. Go Vote!!

Rating the Presidential Candidates on Iraq; Another Agonizing Year Ahead (Rudy - most dangerous)..

No surprise here: Monica Goodling ‘thought of politics’ 24/7

Some HRC White House papers to go public

I'm sorry....

Brent Budowsky: Obama Strikes Gold on Iran: A Defining Moment

For Hillary, it's Triangulation 2.0

Young US voters may get scoop in 2008

Photos: Barack Obama speaks in front of historic Clarendon County Courthouse in Manning, S.C.

Kucinich Killing All Comers in DFA Poll of 119,000

The United States of Blue .... a must see. No more Red States!

Legal challenge on electoral change

Republicans waiting for the next Reagan - These people are the reason we are in this trouble.

Don't forget to smell the roses....Politics as a Passion

Bush Radio Slobberfest: Mukasey "a fine man, uniquely qualified, the kind of leader America needs"

Waterboarding. It's so simple.


The repeated appeasement by the Dems in Congress will hurt Franken

The main lesson the Bush Regime should teach us

Off Topic-Go See "American Gangster" It Rocks

A solution to the Pelosi Feinstein Reid Bush Cheney problem...(pic)

Bumper Sticker: “Invade and Bomb with Hillary and Rahm.”

Is Edwards's support of drivers licenses for illegal immigrants different from Clinton's?

Where did the 111 million dollars go, I want to know

Senator Edwards in S.C. & Elizabeth in Iowa today, anyone going?

"Counter-demonsrator" speaks out against our peace vigil

Why are we eating our own?

Biden tells audience "If I don't make it - I'm for him" when he ran into Dodd

Rasmussen- Clinton-43% Obama 21% Edwards 11%

Poll: Food for undocumented immigrants?

As a woman who was raised by a pack of wild dogs

Kucinich to move on impeachment next week!

Jeb, Hillary have same idea on immigrants

How about some Democracy in the USA?

Since the civil rights movement and race have been used to put the McClurkin issue in "perspective"

Newsweek Poll* -Clinton -49% -The Ghoul 45%

Crooks & Liars Video: K.O. talks with John Dean RE: Schumer & DiFi's caving on Mukasey vote

The Emotional Voter

Anyone actually think this candidate is not a bigot?

politics ain't an easy gig.

Here's a link to the BBC which has asked Pakistani people to comment. Interesting

The "gender card" is valid

Newsweek: Clinton 43%, Obama 24%, Edwards 12% in post-debate poll

Edwards says debate boosted his campaign

Is Craig Crawford just another Hillary supporter?

We can connect the price of gasoline and heating oil with Iraq

Breaking On CNN... Barack Obama Admits To Being A HOMO SAPIEN

While we are rightfully jumping all over Schumer & DiFi for their repugnant

Suggestions for keeping positive with all the bad news lately?

Newsweek: Hillary Maintains Strong Lead In Post-Debate Poll (Hillary 44%, Obama 24%, Edwards 12%)

Democratic Defections Clear Path For Mukasey

Despite polls, Obama, Edwards strong with primary state donors

Condi Rice urges "quick return to civilian rule"...

Draft Al Gore TV Ad Campaign Started Today

So which candidate is REALLY yours?

Photos: Barack Obama today speaking at Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C.

Obama plays the Race Card ... again!

Why Mukasey, and why now?

Anyone have the polling graph that was floating around a few weeks ago

Could we get the cable news writers to go out on strike too?

Andrew Sullivan's blog: A reader writes about Obama's speech at "historically black" NCCU

If you care about "Net Neutrality," today you can do something about it.

Are you to the left or to the right of...? Today, Hillary Clinton.

"Tech-savvy swarm of bloggers boost candidates' online presence" (SFGate)

Fred Thompson.

See? declaring martial law is easy


NYT Political Blog: Obama unleashed a corker of a speech for students today at Converse College, SC

Did she say Osama was MURDERED? Well...

Romney shifts, steers campaign bus to right lane

Rep. Hunter urges Bush to fire rebellious officials who complain Baghdad assignment 'death sentence'

Tell me about Bob Graham of FL. Good VP choice?

Marchers: W. Va. Case is Hate Crime

Republicans waiting for the next Reagan

"We've come a long way" by Kate Michelman

John Dean on Mukasey

Hillary supporters are trying to change the subject from her two faced debate performance to her VP

30% of SC Democratic voters undecided...

Edwards pays visit to Rock Hill (S.C. city mired in poverty)

I think I've found my candidate! .... DODD!!!

Edwards parsing double talk on Iraq

Obama/Biden 08?

Why do our political candidates insist on trashing one another

The House, The Hedge, And The Hare

Is Blackwater Bush/Cheney's SS?

Naomi Klein - great quote on official terrorism by free market supporters

NYT: Clinton =liberals vs centrists; Edwards, party is leaning left; Obama, changing Dem identity

Rasmussen: Hillary 43% Obama 21% Edwards 11%

No Hillary is practicing the politics of HYPOCRISY

Was John Edwards and Obama ambushed during the debate?

We've Come A Long Way

The diminutive conservative is at it again....

Iowa a toss up

The best thing about a Clinton/Clark ticket would be...

Clinton supporters downplay ties to corrupt businessman Hsu

What's the latest on Hsu?

Did Richardson actually attack Hillary Clinton when he was saying to stop attacking?

Breaking News! Pakistan under Emergency Rule - Tanks in the street.

Dissolve Pakistan---These provinces were all knocked together, by the Brits

The surprise political guest on Saturday Night Live was none other than...

Sen. Biden on target with warning about Iran policy

Dancing with the Dictator

Idiots who wave swatikas

CNN: American public is paying $200,000 per MINUTE to keep troops in Iraq

Why Did John Edwards Mislead America On Iraq

Obama's Horrid Senate Voting Record

Barack Obama on Saturday Night Live!!!

If Rudi Giuliani Were a DEMOCRAT the Corporate Media Would Be Calling Him a MOBSTER

John Edwards is practicing the POLITICS OF HYPOCRISY

I have this awful feeling Cheney will be the next POTUS. The worse the geo political scene gets,

I am shocked to see how well Giuliani is polling v. ANY Democratic candidate.

Digby on the Gender Card: "Let's See What You've Got, Babe"

Naomi Klein mentions interesting fact about Hillary's Burston-Marsteller firm

You may or may not understand: Hillary Clinton has to be FLAWLESS.

"Kate Michelman-- tackles Clinton for 'playing the victim' with gender card"

Breaking Rasmussen poll: Edwards Leads McCain by 9, Romney by 16

Trying to silence the opposition....And it's not GW Bush...

The Politics of Parsing... B E A UTIFUL....

To Hillary: In Praise of Political Flip-Floppers Everywhere

Cheers for the The Magistrate.

The lady who cried wolf and then changed her story...a rebuttal fairy tale...

Edwards Addresses Global Warming ("the great moral test of our generation")

The Headline Said....

Awesome Kucinich piece in Esquire!!

Keeping Promises to Veterans: Gov Richardson policy speech

Biden was right about Pakistan

Joe Biden, the underdog grown-up

I don't understand liberal Democrats

The essential issue - - - Joe Biden can WIN . . . . .

Hillary's archive debate question - interesting backstory - she was ambushed.

About Obama missing the vote on Kyl-Lieberman:

Would average Americans buy this immigration plan (as explained)

In 200+ years, has a primary ballot ever been cast for a woman for President?

Looking in the crystal ball, who is going to get spanked in the Iowa caucus?

Sorry but Hillary wasn't faced with "gotcha" questions..she did this to herself...

Pleeze, Mr. Prezident, Let Me Help

Lots of new Biden supporters around here-your opinions

Do you believe the Internet has enough influence to...

immigration and ethnic cleansing

Clinton Supporters downplay ties to Anti Gay ministers

Who would be preferable to Leahy as Chairman of the Judiciary Committee?

Here's how Leahy can make it up to us:

Oh oh! Obama: A Clinton-led ticket at best "barely" wins--I guess its on!

Nobody is my second choice

A New Dawn For America - Joe Biden

If Joe Biden learns to control his racist gaffes, he just might get my vote

Is nominating Hillary Clinton worth the risk to our general election chances?

Where have all the heroes gone?