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Archives: December 12, 2007

Too graphic for the CIA? (Destruction of Torture Tapes)...

Will the real Presidential candidates please stand up?

"I'll Be Freed For Christmas" 2008 George W. Bush Pardon Pool

This circus marks an end to politics played out in the shadow of terror

Did Torture Work?-Froomkin asks *the* question that needs to be asked

12 Days of George Bush's Christmas

NYT editorial: Politics, Putin-Style

Hometown editiorial knocking Mitch McConnell

CIA To Release Newly-Discovered Interrogation Tapes … on Betamax!

Who Strangled the FDA?

This circus marks an end to politics played out in the shadow of terror

Let's join the free world.

'Crunch time' for climate change (BBC)

A Common Sense Revolution which will absolutely save America and the Earth.

Robert Scheer: Waterboarding Our Democracy

Writers union feeling the heat - leaders are admonished to

Gonzales named lawyer of the year (mag publ. ABA)

Freedom lost

How Torture Costs Lives

Jeremy Scahill: (Blackwater) Business as usual

Ray McGovern: Are Americans Really ‘Better Than That?’

So Koreans clone cats that glow in the dark

Newsweek: TERROR WATCH-Who authorized the CIA to destroy interrogation videos?

Repealing the 20th Century

It's Time to Subpoena Porter Goss

New Poll Reveals How Unrepresentative Neocon Jewish Groups Are

Doug Feith Honored at AEI; Michael Vick Goes To Jail

The end of the Wal-Mart era (???)

Fed cuts rates by a quarter point

Too graphic for the CIA? (Destruction of Torture Tapes)...

President George W. Bush granted pardons to 29 people on Tuesday

NBC Gives Money Back to Advertisers

Weapons of War at the Mall and Church

Lebanon explosion kills military general

Ottawa thwarts nuclear watchdog

Mitchell Report Expected to Name About 50 Major Leaguers

The DU 2008 Photography Group Calendar is here. Enjoy original photography by DUers all year long.

Army General Killed in Lebanon

Terror suspect claims captors recorded interrogations and torture

Alex Trebek, 'Jeopardy' host, has heart attack

Quarter-point drop too little for market as Dow falls 294

Large oil spill in the North Sea

(KBR/Halliburton) Iraq contract worker seeks hearing on alleged rape (Conyers letter to Mukasey)

DOJ Questioned About '05 Iraq Rape Case

Terrorism suspect held in Iraq loses legal fight

Despite a loss, progress seen on farm subsidy reform

Citing public opposition, Japan cuts financial support for US bases

Evidence to be preserved in Guantanamo torture case: court

EU Leaders Sign First International Treaty Guaranteeing Gay Civil Rights

Hayden knew about videotapes before taking command of CIA

Federal judge gives California OK to limit cars' greenhouse gases

Sources: Destroyed CIA Videotapes Were Hundreds of Hours; No Transcripts Made

Childhood Vaccine Recalled

Citigroup Expected To Lay Off As Much As 10% Of Work Force-CNBC

House Passes Defense Policy Bill

Musician Ike Turner Dies at 76

Ike Turner dead at 76

Fujimori jailed for abusing power

House panel leaders promise probe of CIA videotape destruction(CIA failed to fully inform Congress)

Sentencing delayed for St. Joe County cop who killed girlfriend's dog

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday December 12, 2007

Muslim helps Jews attacked on New York subway

Small Businesses Oppose Mandated Health Benefits

Child Labor on Indian Minister's Farm

Report Cites Labor Infractions by Wal-Mart Supplier in China

Southern Iraq bombs kill 26, wound 100 -hospital

UN Expert: Guantanamo Hearings Unfair

Gates presses NATO for more troops for Afghanistan

CVS fined $226,000 for breaking labor laws (changed employee timecards and violated child labor laws

Triple bombings in southern Iraq kill at least 26

House Leaders Investigate Page Program

Calif. town recalls planning board that endorsed Blackwater plan

CIA Destroyed Tapes Despite Court Order

U.N. expert says Guantanamo visit deepens concerns

Church Gunman Left Online Rant Between Shootings

General jailed for Sarajevo siege

CNN Poll: Obama catches Clinton in New Hampshire

Bush to veto health insurance bill

Bush vetoes kids health insurance bill

Gonzales named lawyer of the year

Gore: US Blocking Climate Talks Progress

US Treasury fiscal 2008 year-to-date deficit record $153.8B, up 26 pct

Russia Withdraws From Cold War Arms Restraint Treaty

APSU mock trial rules President Bush “guilty” of illegal domestic surveillance

Clinton N.H. Official Warns Obama Will Be Attacked on Drug Use

Green Bay council president provokes atheists with nativity scene

Senate majority whip pressures administration on interrogation recording

Colombia presses Denmark to punish a pro-guerrilla union ahead of terror-funding verdict

Hundreds of vehicles and 20 tons of lead disappear from (Iraqi) government ware houses

Senator (Kit Bond): Some forms of waterboarding 'like swimming, freestyle, backstroke'

Starbucks employee sues over coffee shop noise

Protesters halt demolition at New Orleans public housing

Army pays $725 to WWII vet for unfair trial, imprisonment

Tax reform unites Republicans in last debate

Lords urge more air seat space

Whaling protesters urge Australia to send ship for Antarctic

Gitmo troops vandalise Wikipedia

Buffet Says US Economy Close to Recession

Novelist Terry Pratchett announces he has Alzheimers

Bush, GOP Force Democrats In Congress To Concede On Range Of Issues

Kucinich booted from Iowa debate

Twin Bombs Kill Dozens in Algiers

SF schools will keep JROTC for one more year

Muslim Aids Jews Attacked On N.Y. Subway

I went to see "The Golden Compass" today . . .

In The Garden Of Eden --

Place your Bets! Baseball steroids investigation to name 60-80 names

There's a hole in my bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza, there's...

Don't like Kudzu Bashing? Fine then. "Moderate" Kudzuians need to become much more vocal.

With all this talk of religion today, I thought I'd put in my two cents...

The Worry Thread

I just Rickroll'd GD

Darn it! The cable is out.

Another man admits to having sex with Sen. Craig

Are you a Notty Gull?

la la is my very best friend

Random thoughts...

The enigmatic Blank Post Of The Day (12/12/07)

sleep and dream the impossible dream

If you could kick Padme Lakshmi in the nay-nays...

I'm leaving in a few minutes to go visit my aunt in the hospital

So, a priest was driving on the sidewalk...

Screech!Kitty collision!

What fools do you pity?

What did you do for fun before the Internet?

When someone says "somebody should ..." do this or that

In the meadow we can build a snowman

Merriam-Webster's word of '07: 'w00t'

In the meadow we can build a snowman...and pretend that he is Jackson Browne...

I have a new addiction, and it's not pretty

I keep getting emails that want to show me how to enlarge my penis, but

Good news from my proctologist!!!!

"I think you're the father of one of my kids..."

I'm not buying anyone any damn thing for xmas

I have signature line envy! ask me anything.

37 degrees out! What will Tucson do!!!

scratched DVD

Just once - I want to see this song live in concert please oh please!!

I got a recording of Monday's Led Zeppelin gig!

moan, groan, mumble, grumble...

Interesting interaction at a local pub

Redneck Timeout

I dreamt of a wizard with a hot guitar

Will Capone and his cronies rule Chicago forever?

I see the shark and we are approaching the ramp at breakneck speed

Prove You're Not a Pimp.....I dare ya

w00t is Merriam-Websters word of the year for 2007....

it's the end of the world as we know it..."w00t" is the word of the year

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Pogues and The Dubliners:

Better forward this...

5 Years Ago Today I Had To Put My Kitty 'Woos' To Sleep

I dreamed that I was Spiderman last night.

Are you ....

Greg Norman To Get Divorced And Marry Chris Evert

Be a movie director's personal assistant, and *you too* can get Jessica Alba pregnant!

How does one post videos to show in this manner? TIA

caption this photo

Britney's deposition is today--the paparazzi are staked out all around my office building.

For LynneSin

What's cooler than being cool?

Smirnoff Raw Tea Commericals


Best regional doggie style?

'Vege-Sexual’ Has Become A Real Thing In 2007

For the 80's Hard rock fans. The Final Countdown...


Ahem. This GD thread could get good. Just sayin'.

Is it possible to get a middle-aged cat used to having its teeth brushed?

I need to find the most excellent house plant shop in LA or San Diego. My wife wants

For your HUMP DAY's a little ditty for you all....

Busybodies force Hershey's to change breath mint packaging. Looked like crack.

Anger - It's all the rage - Why everyone is so angry and why we must calm down

Possibly the best Christmas song ever.

Christmas Cheer from Warren Ellis. Don't share this post with small children, though.

Cool version of the Nutcracker Suite done entirely on bike parts!

It is so cold in my apartment!

There is NO question what the all time best Christmas movie is. What is the second best?

Insulating slippers cost *twice* as much

Department of Defense leak furthers conspiracy theories

Uvula-hating stripers' bait costs twice as much

Japanese scientists genetically engineer a mouse that is not afraid of cats.

Anyone heard of nanopeople?

The bad news: I missed my Jeopardy! audition. The good news: she shaved my back.

What did you/are you having for lunch?

The bad news: I missed my Jeopardy! audition. The good news: she saved my foot.

Cue the's my 1,000 post!!!!!!!

I need a hug

Office Birthday Cards

'Ovulating strippers' is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include ovulating strippers.

A couple ideas for photo shoppers

Festive Cthulhu!

Prove you're not an ovulating stripper...I dare ya

I have my Medieval Politics final in an hour and a half. Wish me luck.

Chicago Considers Chicken Ban. No mention of corn flakes.

Uh-Oh "the Office" fans-- donning the leather jacket...stepping onto the waterskis

I am worried about my dog.

Woman who pummeled boyfriend with infant son,....misses her kids.

Muslim comes to aid of Jews being beat up by Christians on subway. It's a Kwanzaa miracle.

Wed. Match Game Story style: "Gerta was a total lush. Even in the morning, she __ a bottle of wine."

What should be the DU Word of 2007?

Ovulating strippers make *twice* as much

What kind of beer do Freepers drink?

Girl’s Chinese Tattoo of Boyfriend’s Name Really Spells ‘Supermarket’

My brain tumor was removed 17 years ago today.


Strong woman awards

Anyone watch the 1973 remake of "Miracle on 34th St." last night?

With Movie Award season coming up, you must rent "Away From Her"

Happy 4th Annivesary to Abbott, my beloved cat!!!

my least favorite task at work

OK - I'm listening to LedZep at the O2 Arena, and a few thoughts

Man, I just found a bunch of my old Howard Dean campaign stuff.


In case you're curious about the new share/bookmark button:

The 5 Pimpingest Historical Figures

Police Dressed As Santa's Elves Ticket Central Florida Speeders

Check out my new GD won't be sorry!

Do nerdy looking people with thick glasses turn you on?

Kilroy was here.


Your Top Three Favorite Movies: Name 'em

And I'm Telling You ........ She's NOT lip syncing!

"Study: Why pregnant women don't topple"

Mein Gott in Himmel. They are out in FORCE in GD today.

OK, What have you kids done to DU *this* time?

DUers who like Swimming - check in here

I want to move to Japan just to watch their game shows

What is this thing appearing on certain posts?



Swimsuits in the 1930s were much more risque than ours.


Went to carnivore heaven for our department's Holiday lunch today


Woohoo, new buttons! Now what the hell are they?

Tetley Tea


Store Clerk Fought Robber To Look Good On YouTube

Is this a turn on?

Yo! What the heck is this thingie in all our posts...

Today's GeoCRAZY Question: State Counties!

My helper brought Christmas cookies in to work today!

Rockstars who died at the age of 27 - It's the magic number

Man drinks liter of vodka at airport line

Man drinks liter of vodka at airport line rather than give it to security.

So I'm over in GD and this really insane funny thread starts...

"Thingie" is the word of the day. Modify a thread title to include "thingie".

Question on scrambled eggs for large breakfast events.

Best regional BBQ style?

Am I the only one annoyed by all the dupes?

Rush Limbaugh Naked

Marion Jones loses medals/manhood.

Here's that special gift for the man or woman who has everything!!

Angry old bag rant

When religion and politics travel in the same cart

Do good looking people with thick accents turn you on?

Okay, it really disturbs me that the "Rush Limbaugh Naked" thread has 23 views

,*, Advice: Take, leave it, or make a TV dinner out of it. *,*

"One's grapes can become raisins...." lol!

Christmas is about giving.

if Romney gets the Repub nod, we're toast

Movies that everyone has seen but you!

Who Is The Most Infamous Person You Ever Met?

God, such snorting, sneezing, coughing, hacking up lungs - can I survive unscathed?

something you do that really makes you mad when other people do it

A multiple choice poll is only valid when it has mutually exclusive options.

Please help me power through finals!


Anyone seen or heard from Parche since the mud slides in Oregon yesterday??

Don't let this into your home or workplace.

The freaken poor have it made this Christmas!!

Hmmm!... So, what happens if I swallow...


Happy Birthday to Jennifer Connelly! 37 today!

Jets caught spying

Polar bear attack caught on film

Check in here if you do NOT believe that * has been sober since 1986

Do you think Bush's pardons should have included Scooter Libby?

What's this new thing I see in posts?

Is Xtreme more extreme than Extreme?


Can America change its attitude towards incontinence? Depends.

Britney "unable to attend" today's custody deposition; K-Fed's attorney pursues court sanction

Holy shit, I passed 10K posts, when the fuck did that happen?


Am I the only one annoyed by all the dupes?

Name this celeb offspring

Am I the only one annoyed by all the dupes?

My Christmas vacation starts the same day as the office holiday party

So I was in Barnes and Noble last week (A spoiler of a sort)

Jacking a snowplow?

My first love!

So I thought I'd gotten lucky today. Saw this little lady in the subway, see...

Who would win? Margaret Pynchon or Livia Soprano?

Used panties on the supermarket magazine rack---EWWWWWWWWWW

Name that tune

i saw something funny

Since we're talking about teenage girl issues...

Jeopardy fans-Alex Trebek had a minor heart attack

Angry Middle Aged Man Rant

Angry curmudgeonly editor rant

What is the first rule of Fight Club?

Sugar and caffeine: the froo-its of the dev-eel.

Well It Isn't Going To Stop Raining

Newsflash: New Yorkers are just as stupid, racist, etc, as everyone else

Bad Metaphor Awards

am I the only dupe annoyed by everyone?

Can zombies get Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease? a Manga?

Dear Barney,

Does One Bad Apple Spoil The Whole Bunch?

non angry non rant from a non young woman

What are the (App State) Mountaineers gonna do to the (Delaware) Blue Hens?

Ike Turner dies at 76 at his home in San Marcos, CA


Totally hot, damn fine looking, highly attractive and brilliant guy rant!

Alert to all Mainers (won't post in the Maine forum for fear of degrading it!)

This post is dedicated to my freshman year pot dealer Phil.

120 Minutes vs. Headbanger's Ball vs. Yo! MTV Raps vs. Remote Control

Evil just took over another little corner of the world: Muslim honor killing in Canada

Happy Festivus

It's not every day that you get mugged for your bandanna....

I was over at Von's yesterday and left my lacy, used panties on the magazine rack.

Where are they now????

Update on my dog Kinsey.

What type of horizon do you like most?

Knock knock. Hoo-hoo's there? Hoo-hoo's. Hoo-hoo's who?

Anyone else "under the influence" right now?

Nice post, Hitler

When Cats Attack!!!

What band or group do you most NOT want to see reunite for a tour?

Ike Turner died.

Finally, Pizza Hut comes through...

Hahahahah! Girl’s Chinese Tattoo of Boyfriend’s Name Really Spells ‘Supermarket’

I'm done with my last exam for the semester

Man I feel real Blah tonight. .

When did you stop beating your okra?

I was just accosted by Lyndon LaRouche supporters!

Your Opinion: Is Bush Wasted In This Video?

I just had a painful reminder of why I never shop at Mervyns

Are hnmnf and TheFriendlyAnarchist the only ones who are annoyed by all the dupes?

I'm watching the entire Barney Miller series from the beginning.

Tonight on tap at Tavernertavern: A Twofer now!

games for the geriatric crowd


Funny Christmas ad from 1999...


So What Do You Do For Fun Loungers?

My father danced with Tina Turner today at the Senior Center.

Who wants a hug...

Cat has a panic attack when his string is taken.

The Kiss.....

DUzy for EarlG

I want this cat!

Bummin' tonight....

Now this is just getting plain silly. We're under a winter storm advisory

Sausage 'n' eggs or strawberry ice cream- I could go either way.

UGH! My mom just forwarded me a "war on Christmas" e-mail

Scrappy Doo or Snarf: Who should die the more painful death?

Things you prefer doing one-handed...

Good Night friends

Post a philosophical question

How to Destroy Society

My neighbor put up "BAH HUMBUG" in huge letters on his front lawn


Led Zeps US Tour Announcement

Post a hypothetical question?

Post a rhetorical question, would you?

Introduce me to some good incense

Is it just me or is Ultimate Fighting Championship on SPIKE soft gay porn?

Are you a real man?

The new Knightrider

I have been on jury duty for the past week -- a murder trial.

Quick, name a geographical feature of Liverpool UK

Angry highschool girl rant.

Name a movie with a bad villain, and put in the name of a villain from a more effective movie.

Glow-in-the-dark cats!

Weather Channel Does BABE ALERT! "This Puppy's Crankin'" ..Ice Storm Moves East!

I just ordered The Man From U.N.C.L.E complete dvd set, yes I must have them.

Name some celebrities who haven't aged at all but have been stuck in a decades old time warp?

So lounge..... what ya doin tonight??? Whats the general mood??

Grand Theft Auto made me shoot up an Olive Garden.

I'm watching "Dreamgirls"....

Happy Birthday Francis Albert Sinatra!!(December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998)

What is your opinion of specifics, in general?

When did you start hating okra?

Ahh. The upstairs neighbors are home.

Play a sexy song

Too darn cute!

Lamb fries. Yeah, they're made from lamb. Here, TRY some.

I went to Mongolian Barbecue for lunch.

What's your opinion of Los Angeles, in general?

It's gonna be a looong night with kitteh....

My sister is going to be fine...

Angry middle aged woman rant!


What are your top 10 albums of all time

Viva Viagra Commercial


I got a great great review at work!

I need Xmas ideas for my GF...

Do you listen to lyrics more now than you did when you were younger?

Remembering geophysicist Didier Sornette's stock market predictions

Remaining friends after the Affair --

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

More Cow Bell!! Little Feat -- "Fat Man in the Bathtub"

A thread for MonkeyFunk

Things you can't do one-handed...

Have any of you used humane (live) mouse traps?

Who is the most famous person ever?

Wal-Mart yanks teen girls panties.

Hey can you please vote for my friend...

Etiquette Question

Y'all are missing a good one in GDP....

HOLY CRAP! 7-10 inches of snow predicted for my area tomorrow...

What is your opinion of Hell, general?

The DU 2008 Photography Group Calendar is here! Enjoy original photography by DUers all year long!

Grr! Coworkers!

An appreciation thread for babylonsister.

Mom leaves 10 year old son in charge of 12 year old autistic son while she goes to the bar.

"I Robot," "I Am Legend"-- what'll Will Smith's next project be?

I swear if one person walks in my office area in the next 13 minutes...

If you get one of those Christmas "bragging letters," detailing the family's accomplishments,

The 'A Christmas Story' TV schedule

Lookee what I found! I will share it with you (cat vaccination supplies).

Now, THAT is a pussy licking

Do ya hate eggs?

I'm swearing off GD and GD/P, so help me!

Name a film adaptation, that doesn't suck, of a good book.

Post a picture or two.Taken by you.Of anything...


Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky Meetup!!!

What unpopular beliefs do you cling to as a matter of stubborn principle?

Iraq command changes come at delicate time

Combined Arms Center opens writing contest

Soldier: Sgt. shot wounded, unarmed insurgent

Re-upping a $4,000 gamble as Congress dawdles

DoD leaders see progress in Afghanistan

10th Mountain asks for civilian help in Iraq

Experts to testify on preventing vet suicides

Bill: Stop military-civilian job conversions

EFPs in Iraq drop by half in past 6 months

Navy denies interest in new force options

Abizaid questions Maliki on unifying Iraq

Cherry Point air show needs a new theme

5th Marines unveils memorial to its fallen

4 F-15s with cracks based in Oregon

Air Force faults poor management in Kaiserslautern mall project

Odierno: Army will need fewer MRAPs as troop levels in Iraq decrease

Hayden faces more questioning today

Japanese base workers postpone strikes

Sergeant not guilty of Camp Walker rape

Soldiers being trained to give immunizations to base civilians

Coast Guard offers to assist cleanup of S. Korea oil spill

Okinawa Marine sentenced for attack on soldiers

Strike in Italy may affect U.S.

Services meet recruiting goals for November

Report: Brown Pushing Talks With Taliban

Widows Lose Case in Fake VA Studies

Tankers: A Contact Sport

Holograms may project real-time battle views

Gates Tells Congress, Furloughs Coming

Military Recruiters Try To Be Hip; Kids Roll Eyes

Laser Gunship Revealed

Security stymies thousands of holiday wishes

Half of Osprey fleet requires engine fixes

Osprey might be fitted with gun that achieves 360-degree field of fire

So I finally have my rating from PEB

A little Navy Humor this evening for us Navy Types...

Welcome to Amerikkka

Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A Changin' (Unreleased 1976)

Gimme the Truth (The PolitiFact Song)

K.B.R. R.a.p.e.

A New Economic Engine: Energy in the 21st Century

FEMA Murders an Elderly Man

Kit Bond (R, naturally) can't decide if waterboarding is torture

Lee Iacocca Praises Richardson's Experience

TPM: A cavalcade of Lies about Iran

KO does Dana's Missile Crisis Cluelessness

TheFrankFactor Wishes Bill O'Reilly Happy Holidays PG13 (cleaned up language)

Annoyed caller to Stephanie Miller Show wants Imus back


Olbermann: CIA Tapes Update (w/ Richard Wollfe)

Olbermann Speaks w/ John Dean on CIA Tapes

Block Blackwater

Lindsey Williams - The Energy Non-Crisis - Part 1 of 8

Bill Clinton's Debate Advice

From The Programmer's Mouth: How The 2000 Election Was Fixed

TPM: Senator Durbin wonders why only one conviction has come out of Gitmo

Mike Huckabee's Message To Iowa (FUNNY PARODY!!! MUST SEE)

Black Specter - The Killing of Darfur - *EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE*

Abrams: Bush League Justice-Prosecutions

This Week on Bill Moyers Journal: Keith Olbermann

Olbermann w/ Rachel Maddow: Torture is Illegal.

John Edwards In Nevada (I'm the guy at the end.)

DK: Some visual aids for Dana Perino

Another man admits to having sex with Sen. Craig

My Aunt's respite PCA saw the devil tonight in "Miracle on 34th Street"

Department of Defense leak furthers conspiracy theories

I knew about those tapes a long time ago!

Rudy thought 9/11 terrorists were coming for Judi

Dream , nightmare or nailbiter matchup?

Surging along to the grave: Triple Car Bomb in Iraq

Fujimori sentenced to six years in prison

Interesting. Foreign (Saudi) oil companies building Texas-size refinery in Port Arthur

Iraqi Policewomen Ordered To Turn In Guns

Sorry, nope, I don't see Dennis' vote on the "Christian" resolution

Hard Evidence of U.S. Torturing Prisoners to Death

Agent Kiriakou looks like he's straight from central casting

Had Bush stayed in Afghanistan where the US military had the Taliban under control

Anyone who says the surge is working is full of shit: Triple bombing kills 40

Unholy Trinity by Greg Grandin

WJ: The CIA interrogation tapes n/t

What's Howard Kurtz's agenda at the Wash. Post?

Walmart Selling Hooker Panties for Junior Gals

Murray's Writings Echo Columbine Gunman's Manifesto

I'm changing my home page...I can't stand looking at Harry's ugly puss every time I open a new page.

Ice Storm Suggestions based on past experience

Fundamentalist Christian Uses Colorado Shootings for Political Gain

Mark Cuban: Tax Me!

Curious As To Your Thoughts: How Badly Did Hillary's Vote for Kyle/Lieberman on Iran Hurt Her?

Pictures of the year- Hamas airport security

U.S. refuses `Any Wounded Soldier' mail

I will take, "Get Better Alex Trebek, for 1,000" ..... Trebek in Hospital

Oh Borowitz. I love you this morning.

The Blogger: A Short Tale

Breaking ass news! Marion Jones stripped.

The NEW, Updated clip-out guide to Republican Scandals!

Hill Probes Into Destruction Of CIA Tapes Expand & Multiply

WOOHOO!!1!! The House of Rep's passes a major piece of legislation..

bearing gifts we travel so far.

A Christmas Letter from Jesus

Military Recruiters Try To Be Hip; Kids Roll Eyes

This is nuts........ CNN poll regarding waterboarding

What if Bush said, "Yeah, I ordered the water-boarding..."?

The CNN Poll on waterboarding is still

"One thing about Vietnam, at least it never got cold"

Well how well did torture work in Chicago?

Seasons Greetings from Idaho

To be introduced into the United States House of Representatives:

Holy Joe, just marry her. Mourning Joe on Condi Rice

Swiss MPs oust far-right politician from govt

The Flying Spaghetti Monster has stretched its noodles to Polk County.

Idiot Box TOON NAILS Pope Rat

Bush Nominates Limbaugh for Federal Court

Can The United States Pass A Law That Is Completely or Partially Classified?

Surge Success Update:3 Car Bombs Kill 27 in Southern Iraq

California Town Rejects Blackwater, Fires Council Members Who Endorsed Them

Iraq's Sadr uses lull to rebuild Army

The George W. Bush Presidential Library

Hundreds of Iraqi families have sought refuge in the Green Zone. Now the authorities want them out

OK, it's Edwards v Romney. And it's all settled by March 1

Ooooh 2 MEEEEllion dollars!!!!

Dana Milbank's Story and the American Media

wh payback time???

Budget Battle > No money for Civilians in Iraq = No Money for War Profiteers?

'cover up'

Triple car bombing kills 40 in southern Iraq

A great quote from Daily Kos about torture.

Hearing held at Old Courthouse on apology for slavery in Missouri

Did anyone else just hear the same thing I did on AM 1090 in Seattle??


"The Committee On The Present Danger"

Meat, Bush, Vick, and Hypocrisy

Plame and the destroyed torture tapes

House Passes Bill Extending Immigration, Labor Laws To Marianas Islands

CIA Won’t Take the Fall For Bush’s Torture Policies(CIA leaking stories all over DC pointing to WH)

DoD Union to Bush: Don't use federal employees as pawns in budget dispute

== The anti-pedophile coloring book = By Mark Morford

12/12/2000-The Day the Presidency Was Stolen from Al Gore and the American People

The Cheney's had a Christmas party last night

White House Offers Convenient New Excuse For Not Talking About Plame Leak

CIA Torture Tapes Destroyed--withholding court ordered info...deja vu

"Do you think the risks of climate change are overblown?" - Katie Couric

Jelly (the cat) uses up one of her lives

Giuliani to Iran: In a Giuliani administration, the "military option is on the table."

No Curtains for Justice

Want to see why Romney could have such a rough time.

Another Blackwater Overseer at State Dep't Resigns

Don't really feel bad for joking about Romney's religion

Should the USA offer reparations and apologies to those they

Oprah gets Big Mo Going - Barack now up 8 in IA, 6 in SC, tied in NH, Huge Phoning, Canvassing

Guns and Shooter's Wounds Details New Life Church


DailyKos staw Poll up

Department of State silent on ARENA Party's terrorizing of the People of El Salvador

DHS looking to outsource intel - lifts reqs directly from a company's website - five days to bid

A question for the Administration

Michael B. Mukasey: A FISA fix

Waterboarding-" It's like swimming, freestyle, backstroke" says Kit Bond

What about Al Gores talk of a carbon tax to replace the taxes we pay now

Arkansas State Police arrest reporter covering a fire

ABC News: "hundreds of hours of tapes," only a small fraction showed "enhanced interrogation"

"War on Christmas" takes a disturbing turn - Group attacked for saying "Happy Chanukah"...

WH now using Plame/Wilson civil lawsuit as excuse for not commenting on Plame outing

New rethug spin - Democrats knew about waterboarding in '02, and approved of it

Jeanne Assam Press Conference

The Twelve Days of Christmas, George W. Bush Style

Al Gore: Rocking the Planet; "Of course he's sexy."

What's The Answer To Steroid Doping In Sports? Is There A Solution?

Theres one thing about the republicon candidates we don't have to worry about

State Supreme Court hears barking dog case

The Fakest Time of the Year: The 2007 Falsies Awards - PR Watch

Please DU this homophobic poll in my rural state! DU 'em out, shove 'em out - WAY OUT

Washington Mutual stops lending, lays off 3000

Great illustration of the absurdity of opposition to national healthcare.

Coburn Plays the `Skunk' in Senate's Year-End Legislative Rush

Detachment 88, Kopassus Get Covert US Aid US Intelligence is Tapping Indonesian Phones

Separated at Birth: Kevin Spacey/Mike Huckabee

Remember when Gonzo testified repeatedly and inconsistantly about the NSA eavesdropping

Woot on the Mayor of S.L. City Ross C. "Rocky" Anderson

less and less Penguins as the antartic melts

"w00t" crowned word of year

Obama Supports H.R. 1955 / S. 1959 - "Homegrown Terrorism Bill"

US Intelligence is Tapping Indonesian Phones

Curtis Dean Anderson Dies (had been sentenced to more than 300 years in prison)

Arlington National Cemetery Question

Russia Demands British Council Closes Offices

Do you believe America is truly "The Home of the Brave"?

Why doesn't Kucinich have an IA state office HQ?

U.S. Commits, Lies About Domestic Human Rights Violations

Tom Toles weighs in on the US budget: Are you on crack?

US-Iraq: An "Enduring" Relationship


Clinton's "Gore Moment"

Psst Dennis...WWWD?

Duncan Hunter as Secretary of Defense? Huckabee thinks so

Does sexual repression lead to (collective) neurosia?

Pelosi backs down in spending battle

Is China banning US movies?

Congressional grades set on a low curve

Durbin demands CIA accounting on interrogations

Contractor, homeowner fight over money found hidden in walls

Store Clerk Fought Robber To Look Good On YouTube

Caption Kennedy ---pix--->>>

Xmas Card from the Edwards

Hayden: "We Could Have Done an Awful Lot Better", backs off claim he made last week

Police Dressed As Santa's Elves Ticket Central Florida Speeders

Is any voting rights group or election reform group calling for monitoring in 2008?

Imagine someone running for President stating on TV

Nuclear power costs surge in rush to build

In Iraq, a Grieving Father Hungers for Revenge

GOP debate = Global Warming sea change

Iran sends a massive Fuck You to Cheney

Salesman Rep. Gene Taylor is supposed to be a democrat

Trout leap to freedom in incredible escape

Egypt 'fabricated terror group'

I'm outing Mo Rocca

Nation’s Wealthy Cruelly Deprived Of True Meaning Of Christmas - Onion

Paula Deen interview on Smithfield and unions (full/short)

A positive spin on the religious rancor at DU (long)

Gonzales named ‘Lawyer Of The Year.’

Map that named America is a puzzle for researchers

Wary of Protests, Exxon Plans Natural Gas Terminal in the Atlantic

Evidence From Waterboarding Could Be Used in Military Trials

Who do you think will be the first candidate to drop out of the race?

If you would like to see what DU was like a couple years ago

What do you distrust more "The Market" or "The Government"?

How long would Barney the dog last if he suddenly started talking?

Jesus Was My Co-Pilot

If Gomer Huckabee is the best the Rethugs have to offer they are in deep stuff

John Dean on Randi now


Rush Limbaugh Naked

Did Alan Keyes suck on a helium balloon before the debate or is he related to the chipmunks?

I wish our media would just try to say the following phrase - "The Emperor is Naked!"

How did that freak Alan Keyes get up on the stage with the rest of the Rethug freaks?

Peru Free-Trade Agreement: A Disaster for Farmers (Local Newspaper Complaint)

St. Paul police subpoena reporter's cell phone records

Contact Des Moines Register - get Kucinich back in Iowa debate

I'm sorry I can"t post my response .

NO TAX plan is the fairest tax plan

Woohoo, new buttons! Now what the hell are they?

Sen. Kerry offers to broker "peace" talks (sarcasm)

Remember when atrocities committed in Iraq by the US used to be met by the wheres the proof gang?

Bush History 12/12: Ben Frankin Was Right!

Short excerpts from Dick Cheney’s diary.

Why did Bush declare an emergency in the ice-storm more quickly than the Pacific NW?

I love you but when I tell you I only get this

DU Morality Test:

So if Alan Keyes got on the stage for a debate, is

We survived the ice storm, our electricity is back now

DU's own Ava announces her new Blog this AM, and only gets 10 responses!!! Come on people!

What has the last 7 years done to you?

Man nearly dies downing vodka at airport

Ice storm images

Hurry up & pass the Energy Bill so we can get the picture making fun of Harry Reid off the home page

Remember the CIA Purge, late 2004?

Bush has expanded power 1,100 times

CIA destroyed tapes despite court order

Did we pick a charity? Sorry if I missed it

Personnel Shortage Forces State Department to Leave Diplomatic Positions Vacant

Time Person of the Year Prediction: AL GORE

Intelligence Panel Casts Wide Net in Tapes Probe

Things you'll find in the George W. Bush library

Uh, what is Alan Keyes doing up on that stage?

Letter From Langdon: The Tough Business of Growing Old

Teen Built Pipe Bomb That Killed Him, Police Say

At what point will people agree, Nader was right

CIA Efforts to Prosecute Whistle-Blower Spy (Kiriakou) Stopped

Republican debate on TV now...

Bush to get "70 BILLIONS" more to fund his lying war

California Town Rejects Blackwater, Fires Council Members Who Endorsed Them

Celebrity Puppies (from a Human Society e-mail newsletter)

Pop Quiz! Separating those in the know from well ... others.

Can you hear me now?

In what ways are you full of shit?

Surge Success Update: At Least 46 Killed in Iraq Attacks

Still no Contempt Vote in either House or Senate

Naomi Klein on with Rachel Maddow up next.

Windows Vista SP1 Includes More Than 300 Hot Fixes, 47-page document lists most of them

"I think Edwards has the potential to be the next FDR..." Thom Hartmann Interview LINK

Intelligence oversight is broken

Chris Matthews to Rachel Maddow: "I want to waterboard you right now."

First step by South America Union nations to create a single currency

Do you think Bush's pardons should have included Scooter Libby?

I've heard from voters in the White Primary (Iowa and NH) that they take their

Last Democratic debate before Iowa, tomorrow - 2 pm Eastern, 1 pm Central, 11 Pacific.

The Nation: Bad Sex in the City

Breaking: Hayden back pedals on CIA acts

Mitt, Mitt, full of...etc

Question on War funding: How much is going to private contractors?

Report: Fla. relies too heavily on FCAT

If the majority of Americans think torture is acceptable,

Happy Holidays from John and Elizabeth Edwards

Boehner admits GOP money situation ‘sucks'

The Day the Presidency Was Stolen from Al Gore and the American People: December 12, 2000...

'We do not torture'* (*As we define it)

Were the Transcripts of the Interrogations shredded?

Ten good things I don't think the Democrats should do.

CIA vs. White House

Senator Lott already breaking ethics rules by registering

Shonfeld's cookie mix is recalled

3,888 nt.

A Tucker Tease: Coming up--Is Gore teaming up with Bloomberg?

Senator Mitch McConnell gets a lump of coal

AT&T Offers GPS and RFID Child Tracking

Hoyer: President Should Stop Playing Politics with Defense Employees

Home Mortgage Rates Rise Even After Feds Cut the Banks Still More Slack

US Navy "Atomic veteran" speaks out about "ship of death"

Torture, Destruction of Evidence, Obstruction of Justice--Just a Typical Day in the Bush Administrat

So I was reading the WAPO dossier on Freddie Thompson today..

US charges five as illegal Venezuelan agents

The perfect illustration of Bush by Noma Bar

Tucker is undoubtedly the biggest asshole in the known universe...

John Kerry will be on "Kudlow & Company" /CNBC at 7:00 p.m. (est) Tonight...

$20M Police Torture Settlements Delayed

After four months, a long process of going through PTSD Med Board is over.

One of the many things that bother me about the torture "debate"

Ice storm people, how's the clean up going in your area?

SEC's probe cost Boehner office $110K

Bush vetoes children's health bill a second time

The Grinch Who Hates Children ---pix--->>>

Subjugation of women increases population growth (Thom Hartmann)

FLASHBACK: Conservatives Tried To Kill The Senate ‘Minority’s Right To Filibuster’ Three Years Ago

Dems Ready To Give Bush As Much As $70 billion in new war funding

Hey, Congressman, PASS THE PASTA!

Turley: 'How Bush became a government unto himself' 1,100 Signing Statements

Religion and politics-Often make some people-Lose all perspective and

GOP Senator Says Waterboarding Torture Technique Is Like "Swimming"

Help me, I'm Rip Van Winkle...

Gitmo legal adviser says waterboarding evidence is ok.

Bush kills children's health insurance bill, again

Swiss MPs reject far-right leader (BBC)

Meanwhile, from the front lines of the "WAR ON CHRISTMAS"...

Don't like Christian Bashing? Fine then. "Moderate" Christians need to become much more vocal.

HUD Poised to Tear Down New Orleans Public Housing Developments

US extends immigrant database to police

In Bush's America, a campaign for human rights violation and torture

Weather Channel Does BABE ALERT! "This Puppy's Crankin'" ..Ice Storm Moves East!

McClatchy: VA must act to curb combat-vet suicides, panel hears

self delete

I just saw clips from the GOP debate

All you ever needed to know "bout" Condi

Happy Holidays from the White House, compliant Congress, and the fabulous Secret Justice System!

Bye bye Karen Hughes - pics

Join World News Trust on The World Community Grid! (T. Scheisskopf)

Upcoming GAO report:White House pressured EPA to weaken toxin report

Still think religion is harmless? Tell it to this dead girl

Potrero voters eject 5 members of planning board who voted for Blackwater West

Can Baking Soda Curb Global Warming?


Why are our candidates going on this show?

US Government censors Wikipedia

Wes Clark and Colleen Rowley on with Dan Abrams

(TOON) Steve Bell on Gordon Brown and Afghanistan

Could drug use come back to hurt Obama if he is nominated?

Mystery Beast Kills Animals in S.C.

Dan Froomkin: The Stonewall Continues

Disability Cases Last Longer as Backlog Rises

Sara Evans (apparent RW conservative) rolled her eyes this am

If drug experimentation as a teen is all they have on Obama, I say bring it on!!

"Enhanced Interrogation has saved lives,"

Katrina vanden Heuvel: A primer on the Democratic candidates' stands on media consolidation.

The Magical Mystery Barrels

Which Republicans have admitted past drug use?

The American Fruitcake, err, Family Association assails Old Navy for its War on Christmas

H.R. 847 is a bill about employer paid health insurance

The Huckabee campaign is much better than I thought, slinging the mud at themselves way before

Veteran Dies of War Injuries

Assaulted for being a "Dirty Jew"...and the traveler from Samara still lives

To Hell With The Baubles From Her Neck, But If You Have The Blade Which Severed It

Is this....(Froomkin)

I wonder if those who have their panties in a wad over happy holidays and only want Merry Christmas

Has Obama been successful quitting smoking

This thread is flamebait.

Questions about the CIA briefings:

Has anyone noticed - the ARROGANCE is toned down.

Tying it all up....

It is easy to succeed in right-wing America

New York gossip queen's snarky take on Iowa Caucus

5 Planning Group Members Out Over Blackwater In California

A discussion about betrayal, treason and what privatized intelligence contains

Budget deal would give President Bush $70 billion in additional war funding

House Passes $696B Defense Policy Bill-$189 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

The difference between bashing and criticism

Army pays $725 to WWII vet for unfair trial, imprisonment

On trying not to offend Christian fundamentalists.

CIA Officials: Torture IMPOSED On The Agency By The White House

Stop our tax dollars being send to Ethiopia to Kill Somalis

The very existence of a waterboarding 'debate' means this battle will be long

How much cash would it have cost Kucinich to have a campaign HQ for his manager?

Clinton NH Co-Chair on Obama's Cocaine Use: "Did You Sell Drugs?", Clinton Refuses to Condem Words

Obama Inc.

Infant school stages atheist nativity play (Satire)

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Toon: Religious Displays

The Falafel Fatwa guy and protector of "the Folks!" has done 2 stories on nekkid people tonight.

So, does America's health care system suck or blow?

Did I miss anything funny in the GOP debate??

O'LOOFAH has been declaring victory in the "war on Xmas"?1 Who declared it?! Who lost?!

Fuckin' Unblievable Interview w/ Kit Bond on Torture- 'like swimming, freestyle, backstroke'

OK, I'm ashamed to ask, but...

Bet not one person in this presidential campaign

My friend my have contracted HIV at work. She works at Starbucks.

ACLU asks federal judge to hold CIA in contempt

Deal could mean another $70,000,000,000 for war

Rape Victim of Huckabee - Letter ON FILE when Rapist Paroled by Huck

C.I.A. Agents Sense Shifting Support for Methods - Bullshit Alert

Clinton Meets with Des Moines Register Prior to Debate --->>>

Anti-evolution LTTE. Where do they get this crap?

Budget Deal Would Probably Give Bush Victory On War Funding

Bush ‘privately’ issues second SCHIP veto

For the record--it's an Iowa NEWSPAPER that's preventing DK from participating in the debate...

Al Gore Voices Bali Concerns

Poor Barney. Poor Ms. Beasley.

Politics vs Religion : The Hypocrisy

Water torture being used by USA personell in the Vietnam war.

Kucinich Excluded From Des Moines Register Debate

Hey, Oprah!! I happen to be having a "Favorite Things Day" here, but unlike

The Pope condemns the climate change prophets of doom

I have a question about alcohol for all of you sciency-peeps.

I met a victim of a hate crime last night. I want to know how to help.

Rachel is nailing Bush and Cheney on torture

Muslim Student aids 4 Jews in subway hate attack (a story that gives some hope)

The Huckster: "Don't Mormons believe that Jesus and the devil are brothers?"

John Dean on Olbermann: "A bungled burglary not in the same league as torture & taping the torture"

Breaking: Collegiate swimmers unexpectedly spill their guts

Hillary Nutcracker w/stainless steel thighs (I don't care who you are, that's funny):

What do you think it would take to make Americans get out and protest en masse?

Good Morning! - Morning Headlines

X-post from the Lounge: The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/12/07

Morgan Stanley Issues Full US Recession Alert! -- GOP will be blamed in '08

What do "sure-to-lose" candidates stand to gain by running for President?

There are no stupid questions, except ones that come out of Mike Huckabee's mouth.

Anonymous at TPM again

Million doses of a common children's vaccine recalled

Leahy's Executive Business Meeting on Thursday (Contempt)

America's Judicial Coup (In accepting the Nobel Peace Prize Al Gore)

Advertisers have discovered a new frontier of intrusiveness

Where is the outrage on the muzzling of Dennis Kucinich

Buy Fair Trade at TRADER JOE'S

Whoopi Goldberg turns Republican

Is Jeanne Assam a hero?

If Hillary is nominee, will she attack Republican opponent personally like she has Obama?

I've got some homework for DU (re: Mittens Romney)

Man... Do We Currently Suck, Or What ??? (Standing Upon The Shoulders Of Giants)

Wednesday hard-hitting TOON update!

There are clear links between the Colorado gunman and the religious right.

Breaking on MSNBC: Ike Turner dead. eom

Anybody in here have any ideas on getting sponsors....

I know it's the season for heartwarming stories...But...

16 year old Canadian girl killed by father for not wearing hijab

The cartoon Bush doesn't want you to see (MoveOn)

Some In GOP Skeptical Of Intelligence Finding That Iran Has Abandoned Nuclear Weapons Program

The DU 2008 Photography Group Calendar is here! Enjoy original photography by DUers all year long!

So non-Mormons are not allowed in Mormon wedding ceremonies

The Pope condemns the climate change prophets of doom

Drugs. Who cares? Bill Clinton smoked pot. Oprah smoked crack. Obama snorted coke. Who cares?

nice trip: "CIA Torture Jet wrecks with 4 Tons of COCAINE"

I've got two different churches trying to convert me!

Nigerian Christians are killing children branded as "witches"

What is the Mormon underwear issue?

Wexler to Dems: Want a healthcare plan for children? Try impeachment hearings

I received a response from Bernie Ward's producer to the well

How much money do you think the AFA and other groups make in donations off "the War on christmas"?

Lights Out America: Turning Off Lights Nationwide to Save Energy on March 29, 2008!

Did BUSH direct Water Torture via live video feed? The CRIME is always proportional to the cover up

Wow. The government will be giving out $800 million so people can buy converter boxes.

Huckabee Thinks Women Should "Graciously Submit" to Their Husbands

5... 4... 3... 2... 1.... Launch! Ava's Army is Now Live!

People like Jeanne Assam scare me just as much as the gunman

SUNLIGHT: Insanely Useful Web Sites

Disentangling Torture TapeGate

"Legal" immigrants of many years can be detained and deported if they ever committed a crime.

Why did Huckabee apologize? Mormons really do believe that Jesus and Satan are brothers.

Why is Iran on the list of "58 Places to go in 2008" ??

My latest, pointless "it wasn't like that when I was a kid" post....

Deliberations In Liberty City 7 Case Continue

Feingold:14 Senators Urge Majority Leader to Take Up Senate Judiciary Committee Version of FISA Bill

New DU Feature: Social Bookmarking/Thread Sharing

‘Wasn’t that, like, the Bay of Pigs thing?’

Anybody else hear the radio interview with Dahr Jamail today?

The New Hampshire Write-In Campaign

ACTION ALERT: TELECOMS = Don't let Bush get what he wants.

Have you seen this?

2008 : We are safer without Saddam in power!

George Bush Sr. May Face Charges: Conspiring to Kidnap and Murder Political Activists

Biden: Does preservation order cover Cheney?

In The Bush Administration Lawlessness Reigns Supreme

WP: More Voters, Black and White, Believe That A Change Is Gonna Come

Torture Tapes Question - How many congress people didn't know they existed?

Iowa Has Never Elected A Woman To Higher Office

Home improvement expert Bob Vila, formerly of "This Old House," to campaign for Hillary in Iowa

A Latta Relieved GOPers, Robin Weirauch lost

2008 Candidates and Their Nicknames

Caution on New SC polling result.

So what gives?

More good news for Obama in South Carolina. Bad news for Clinton and Edwards

NY Daily News: Bubba to the Rescue!

Scarborough Is Ripping The Bark Off The Huckster

Rasmussen-Iowa Caucus- Clinton-29% Obama 26% Edwards 22%

Will weather make a difference in Iowa and NH?

Red State Update's Redneck Spoofs Spice Up 2008 Campaign

Romney denounces secularism in bid for Christian fundamentalist backing

Oprah surges to second place in NH!

Latest CNN poll: Clinton viewed as most experienced, best chance of beating GOP.

Avg of DEC polls for three early states. (Iowa, Obama +1) (NH, HRC +5.2) (SC, HRC +0.2)

Obama, Kerry, Feingold and Sherrod Brown threaten to block FEC nominees

Des Moines Register to host last two debates before 1/3. R's up today at 2PM; Dems tomorrow at 2PM.

Do Hillary supporters believe she is a liberal?

Bad news in special elections in Ohio & Virginia (link)

Kucinich's resolution to impeach Cheney gets another co-sponsor: Rep Grijalva, Raul M. [AZ-7]

Hillary Clinton on International Law

The three of them.......

Seattle Times Op-Ed: Democrats shouldn't settle for momentum-killing Hillary

New Strategic Vision Poll: Obama 33%, Clinton 25%, Edwards 24%

Why Dick Cheney won't resign

Sexism: The Dick Cheney and Barbara Walters on "big sticks" and Easter egg hunts

Tomorrow's debate will decide Iowa.

Heads up Minnesota - Third US Congresswoman in three days endorses Obama.

Rasmussen-IA- Clinton-29% Obama 26% Edwards 22%/NH Obama 31% Clinton 28% John Edwards 17%

Phony Democratic Primaries

Sen. Mitch McChinless' job is to be an obstructionist

Sen Kit Bond(R): Waterboarding is like swimming, freestyle, backstroke

CNN New Hampshire Poll: Clinton 31%, Obama 30%, Edwards 16%

New Rasmussen Poll:Obama 31 %, Clinton 28 %, Edwards 17 %

who would attack Shea-Porter?

What happened to the NIE story??

Obama endorsed by Rep. Betty McCollum

Yes to Alan Keyes, but no to Dennis Kucinich

NYT photograph foretells the near future?

The tug of a candidate who offers smarts and hope

Ras POLL: Hillary 36 (-3), Obama 28 (even), Edwards 13 (+3)

Boehner admits GOP money situation ‘sucks'

Huckabee: "Don't Mormons believe that Jesus and the devil are brothers?"

WP: How Obama Won a N.H. Legislator's Support

*~* FARM BILL REFORM FAILED yesterday *~*

Want an example as to why the polling is screwed up?

babylonsister why do you post dirt on the administration

Richardson is the Democrat the other side fears the most.

Name that President...!

interesting segment, on "Desperate Romney"

Inside Obama's Iowa Ground Game, "most extensive effort to reach out to new constituents...ever"

Last debates before Iowa Caucuses could have 'seismic impact'

Edwards Campaign Statement in Anticipation of Republican Debate

What do you think of Duncan Hunter as SecDef? Huckabee thinks

WaPo Poll: Clinton 53%, Obama 23%

Im going to put on my flamesuit and ask

Here's the deal: our top three candidates are all pretty solid and put together folks.

Richardson Gets Highest Grade On Energy Policy: Only "A"!

CNN N.H. Poll: Obama, Clinton tied

Huckabee is perfectly right to question Romney on Mormon doctrine (re: Jesus and Satan as brothers)

Richardson Calls On Congress To Investigate Torture And Destruction Of Tapes

Iowa Democratic Party Clarifies - College Student Participation in the Caucuses ... YES!

Hillary: "Obama is a Crack Head!"

CNN Poll: Obama catches Clinton in New Hampshire

Poll: Dean Pulls Away In Dem Race

And the Shit Show Continues*****Official Repuke Debate Thread 2*****

How Come Nobody's Beating Up The Huckster?

Can we have Nicknames for all the Republicans?

Alan Keyes Makes Black Republicans Look Bad

SMOKIN' response to FRC's Perkins comment about the shootings

Latest Rasmussen poll: Clinton, 36%, Obama 28%, Edwards 13%

Former Two-Term Maryland Governor Endorses Bill Richardson For President

Contact Des Moines Register - get Kucinich back in debate

"Sources": "Alarmed" Bill Clinton, yelling at Mark Penn, to aid Hillary's campaign

Edwards Campaign Statement in Anticipation of Republican Debate

Why doesn't Dennis Kucinich have a campaign office in Iowa?

Edwards' Snow Day

The Rude Pundit: Christ Weary of Mike Huckabee

If Hillary's "My Story" had included reference to a brief college flirtation with bisexuality...

Domenici seeks to use Campaign Funds for ethics defense

NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2003

Rasmussen daily graph for 12/12/07 - Clinton down 3, Obama stalled, Edwards up 3

Even Ghouliani defended Obama admitting to past drug use...while Hillary's camp promotes the sleaze

Am I the only one annoyed by all the dupes?

Poll: Hillary leads New Hampshire by 7...Hillary 33%, Obama 26%, Edwards 15%...

Harry Taylor for Congress, NC-09, On Dec 12, Courage is Contagious

Am I the only one annoyed by all the dupes?

Tell your female friends not to vote for Hillary just because she's a woman

Hillary's co-chair warns Obama will be attacked on drug use.

Barack Obama Wins Democrat Caucuses

Recognizing the commencement of Ramadan...Kucinich YES

NJ Unofficial List Candidates for President For February 2008

How many Iowa caucus goers are at home in the middle of the

OT: Is DU running a bit slow for anyone else today?

Should Dennis Kucinich and/or Oloveuse O. "Ole" Savior be entitled to participate in all debates?

Clinton to change strategy; likely to go negative

OMG - wait until the Republic swiftboaters find out that Obama

Obama: We'll 'transform America'

Protecting Hillary: Bill Clinton Severs Business Ties With Billionaire Buddy Burkle

Who Lost the Repuke Debate?

Do you think Bush's pardons should have included Scooter Libby?

Clinton Basks in Buffett Glow

Okay-I'm out of the loop. What's with the new SHARE/BOOKMARK icons ? n/t

AP Interview: Edwards on Iraq and Dems

from the Edwards family this holiday season ...'Happiness, Health, Hope"

Clinton endorsed by 11 NH Newspapers

Dean: Americans Don't Want Another Bush Term

For those who doubt the Clinton campaign leaked the Obama questionnaire to Politico . . .

Obama Camp Hits Hillary Over Campaign Official Who Brought Up His Past Drug Use

Bush "has no recollection" of videotapes

Now rpig Huckabee apologizes to Romney about Jesus-devil statement.

Guardian UK: Blow for Clinton as Obama takes lead in key state

In 2008 the issue "they" will use is Illegal Aliens.

My Cogressman, gosh I'm proud

Californians call shots, set agenda in the 110th

Did Bill Clinton's Marijuana Lipping Affect His Judgement?

Do you suppose that in a couple of days, Senator Clinton's

Clinton and Obama have violated their oaths of office

anybody else gonna call into the Edwards conference call tonight?

Wal-Mart past dogs Clinton

Polls showing Edwards is the only candidate that can take all REP

Nice post, Hitler

Hillary Nutcracker w/stainless steel thighs (I don't care who you are, that's funny):

Is it possible that Hillary did murder Vince Foster?

What the hell is Alan Keyes doing?

The DU 2008 Photography Group Calendar is here! Enjoy original photography by DUers all year long!

Tim Robbins: ‘I’m Not Oprah’

Will the Republicans use Obama's drug use to attack him if he wins the nomination?

The Sad Truth About Impeachment...

Shaking in their boots: Joe Trippi on Republicans' fear of Edwards

National nightmare started on December 12, 2000

At least that kook Huckabee isn't raising money

The quintessential song about the current U.S. Economy: Standing in the Shadows of the Dollar Tree

Clinton campaign condemns comments on Obama's drug use

Air America is covering Dennis's not being included in the debate NOW. nt

Sen. Kit Bond: waterboarding is like swimming; And more absurd right wing rhetoric

I have never seen a collection

Karl, After Iraq they'll never elect a Republican in '08

I have one simple question: Has Hillary asked Billy Shaheen to resign?

Rassmussen: Obama passes Hillary in New Hampshire...leads by 3...

Democratic Presidential Debate Tomorrow Afternoon REMINDER

Clinton joins calls for probe of alleged contractor assault

If Obama is nominated the Republican party will disband on the spot

Bill and Hillary Clinton’s Pitch in Iowa: ‘I Love the ’90s’


LTTE for Joe Biden, from Iowa resident

Who said this: 'Candidates personal lives should not be a part of this campaign'?

Kucinich's indirect self-exclusion from debates and other functions is a LaRouche tactic.

OMG - Mathews just told Rachel Maddow that he wanted to waterboard her!

Washington Post Op-Ed remarks on the poignant historical significance of Obama and Oprah in Iowa

The SENSE of DU: Democratic Candidates

To those who think that Shaheen's drug comments were justified, did HRC screw up...

had the infamous 'drug comments' thing been directed at a REPUBLICAN...

Is Obama the anti-establishment candidate???

Billy Shaheen Apologizes

Let the shit show begin *****Official Repuke Debate thread****

5 Things That Aren't going to Change

Bill Clinton is the architect behind all of the new attacks from Hillaryland

ARMY TIMES: ''Not us, we're not going'' Soldiers in Iraq refuse to patrol

Who Wins Utah--Huckabee or Obama

Obama camp says Clinton's acts from 'desperation'

"As I was saying .... "

This pic is so Joe Biden

Former SC Dem Party chair endorsed Obama today..

A poll for Obama and Clinton supporters

Washington Post launches biggest hit piece yet on John Edwards

Is Hillary in control of her campaign?

I broke the law; I drove at a speed of 76 MPH on the New York State

Blow for Clinton as Obama takes lead in key state

This drug thing is turning into a full blown scandal

Hillary is just like Bush. She pleads ignorance about neg. stories then holds no-one accountable.

Remember the hope: Kerry rallies in '04 still the biggest political rallies in history

Joe Horn is the asshole of the year. (Shoots man in coldblood for burglerly and set free)

Appearing in RW email: pic of Obama not saluting flag

Even though I called for Shaheen to resign, I'd respect Hillary's campaign if they defended him. . .

Kucinich protests exclusion from Des Moines debate; should he get an invitation?

New Iowa Poll: Obama 33%, Hillary 25%, Edwards 24%, Richardson 4%, Biden 4% (dirty bastards offer no

Today's Republican Debate

Huckabee Questions Mormons' Belief

HRC and the Hillary camp are low lives for attacking Obama on the drug issue!!!

Should Hillary fire Bill Shaheen, Co-Chair of her New Hampshire campaign?

I don't trust Obama at all

2000: Shaheen mob calls Kerrey "cripple"

Obama Camp Hits Hillary Over Campaign Official Who Brought Up His Past Drug Use

For Biden, it's the resume over the rallying cry

What's the most likely scenario on tomorrow's debate?

Former SC Democratic Chairman And Advertising Executive Joe Erwin Endorse Obama

Obama needs to stop crying like a baby whenever someone attacks him

TPM: Is it finally time to stop listening to Robert Novak?

Edwards wealth, his record -- and why he is still trustworthy

To all supporters for a better AMERICA

Play of the Day: Tim Robbins for Edwards

The dirt on Federation for American Immigration Reform . HOLY CRAP!!!!!!! Pioneer fundies?

Recess Appointments - Are The Dems Going To Do Anything To Prevent *........

New Hampshire Freedom to Marry Coalition Endorses Edwards

EDWARDS could have "risked" some of his 54+ Millions rather than take Matching Funds. Why didn't he?

Is the Hillary Campaign's claim that Obama will be attacked on past drug use legit or sleazy?

List of (least) favorite GOP and right wing slogans

Clinton insiders question Penn's approach - "The heat's on Mark. ... He's got a lot of enemies."

The only ones who think electability doesn't matter are the unelectable

Michael Melcher: HRC is a misunderstood introvert.

Obama: "I like dissent...I like getting diverse viewpoints. It is how I make decisions."

I think timing might work our perfectly for Edwards

It Makes me sick to see these 2 headlines one right after the other on CNN website.

Breaking News from The Hill: Pelosi backs down in spending battle (caves to Bush again)

“If they can’t understand the English language, then, of course, they shouldn’t be citizens”

To All Hillary Supporters: Your Candidate's Campaign Tactics Have Really Hit the Bottom Lately.

Poll: Jewish vote goes to Clinton

Please just stop! Cut it out! Quit it!

Hillary Camp: We Do Not Condone Drug Comment In Any Way

Des Moines Register contact information (Re: Kucinich disallowed from debate)

JOE HORN POLL (For Gun-Owners and Non-Gun-Owners)

Barack Obama could win this Obama-detractor's vote today with one statement

If anyone's to blame for the shit hitting the fan, it's Obama himself

Name that candidate:

What? You can't conduct a campaign in Iowa from a home? How many have a home office here?

I feel like the Clinton campaign holds me, the voter, in contempt

My wife finds Jon Stewart offensive.

If Obama Wins

should GDP be split up into segments?

Obama plays blame game

I have finally reached the end of my rope.

Okay, no push polls, no spin. Why doesn't Dennis Kucinich have an Iowa office?

I love DU

On Day 3 of Main Street Express Tour, Edwards Unveils Aggressive Agenda to Keep Communities Safe

The past haunts Obama?

Dan Abrams - and MSNBC deserve new praise

Biden statement on Huckabee comments- Aids and LGBT

Obama Couldn't Even Stand Up Against An Anti-Gay Preacher