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Archives: December 16, 2007

If congress doesn't overturn one of President Bush's executive orders-

A distant war comes home to America

Afghanistan NATO Surge Sought by US to Stem Taliban Tide

Reverend Richard John Neuhaus is shaping America?

Democrats and the Politics of Failure

Robert Parry: Surprise! Mukasey Covers Up Torture

Commentary: U.S. intelligence can be spectacularly right — or wrong

Bolton Criticizes Bush Foreign Policy: Magazine

Rumble in the Jungle: The AFRICOM Boondoggle

Independent UK: The world gets the better of Bush

Clinton ‘Cocaine Strategy’ Backfires: Obama Now Has Wall St. ‘Lined Up’

Is World War III on Hold?

Romney on Flip-Flops: this really is too much!

Democrats assess Hill damage, leadership / AP

Corporate Potluck: Dietitians and their company sponsors make strange buffet fellows

After The Money's Gone By Paul Krugman

Open Letter To Nancy Pelosi

A Sick-and-Tired World Serves Notice to the United States

Russia may dump weakening U.S. dollar in its energy deals

It's not left v. right that matters now. The real division is between authority and personal liberty

Reconciling Fascism with Reality By Pervez Dastoor

Dave Zirin: The Mitchell Report Is a Fraud

CIA Realizes It's Been Using Black Highlighters All These Years

A cry of help to our traditional Republican friends and neighbors.

Outsourcing hits a new class of workers: journalists

Vanity Fair/Joseph Stiglitz: The Economic Consequences of Mr. Bush

China, a Pandorah's Box of the West's own creation.

Bush's "Super Christian" Christmas Card

Israel: US report on Iran may spark war

Giuliani Looks to Restart Campaign

Democratic endorsement editorial: Why Clinton

S. Korea reopens probe of presidential front-runner

British hand over Basra to Iraqi control

Talks with IAEA over nuclear deal on course: Mukherjee

Iran shuts down 24 cafes in Internet crackdown

Russia's Military Commissions New Batch Of Strategic Nuclear Missiles

Bill would ban military slot machines

Wider Spying Fuels Aid Plan for Telecom Industry

Top British terror suspect escapes

Hoffa To Bush: Drop Free Trade

Republican hopefuls squabble over Bush foreign policy

Iraq plans mass detainee pardon,says top official

Democrats assess Hill damage, leadership

Turkish planes bomb northern Iraq: officials

Clinton Endorsed by Bob Kerrey

Globe endorses McCain, Obama (news story)

U.S. to keep most troops in Baghdad

U.S. General Says Iraq Violence at it's Lowest Point Since '04

Lieberman to endorse McCain

TX Governor Rick Perry bashes Bush’s fiscal record

Thousands march in latest protest against larger US base in Vicenza, Italy

Greenspan: Give Homeowners Financial Aid

Investors own about one-fifth of Bay Area homes in foreclosure

Shooter Murray tried Mormonism last year (Colorado church shooter)

Bolton: Bush must 'rein in' Rice

A Son’s Past Deeds Come Back To Bite Huckabee

Qaeda No. 2: U.S. Hiding Failures In Iraq

Unimpressive weekend has retailers nervous

Four Bolivian regions declare autonomy from government

Small Group of US Experts insist Global Warming is not Manmade

Dan Fogelberg dead of prostate cancer at 56

Festivus pole proposed at Green Bay City Hall

Time to be a leading lady...

No Ordinary Love - Sade

A very funny comic strip

My left eye is twitching.

I missed the Autobahn

snowed in

closer star trek with nine inch nails

Sausage Balls!

I'm stuck. Help, New Englanders past & present!

A song so good it needs it's own thread

I think I'm a bookaholic...

Does anybody do Tae Bo?

Dry Rub, Wet Rub, or Spice Rub?

I miss the Automat

I miss the Reeperbahn.

I miss the Autoeroticism

Does anyone know where LaraMN's piece of pizza is?

Beautiful man, beautiful... .. run with the wild horses

Oh drat! The pain meds haven't hit me hard enough!

Oh gods, the pain med just hit me hard....

For Boston

your opinion please - my arty cheesework

Ah, drinking brandy and listening to Beethoven's 9th....

"House of Stairs"

Nollaig shona Chughaibh (Happy Christmas) ~~ and Christmas Midi Files


Barry Bonds is a dick

Guess where this picture was taken in MA ... Date - 12/13/07 snowstorm

How badly will Ohio State lose in today's national championship game?

A quiz for the Lounge (I know the answer to this already):

Delta Blues (Cool Website)

Why do good people die young?

6 inches already, snowing about an inch an hour

What to do? My husband hosted his company Christmas Party last night. It was understood by all that

what kind of marinade? You decide

Awe...Just go Elf Yourself!

I got a problem..any solutions?

Does anybody do Thai Sticks?

Happy Beethoven's Birthday to all !!

Sliiide to the left... (LOLcat remix)

Does anybody do Muay Thai?

Whose side are you on? Pick one.

Does anybody do Kobe Tai?

Does Anyone Do Mai Tai?

Liverpool V. Man U.


Does anyone do Mein Teil?

It's snowing so mightily right now

Do people still send Christmas cards?

How about some good Lounge vibes for overnight?

run away and save your life

No one is awake in the Vegetarian Group this morning so

Propane, Wood Chips, Electric or Charcoal?

This Santa is Real - But Very Secret

Wham blam dammit, why can't photography pay more?

I've just inhaled half a box of chocolate sandwich cookies, what do I do now?

Someone's plowing, m'lord, Kumbaya....

It's Christmas and time once again for the list of children's books that never made it

So I woke up this morning and noticed that I'm THIRSTY!

Santa and his elves

To the person that was posting as me last night...

Have you lot been naughty again in my absence?

I won a mojo award!

Girl born with 8 limbs leaves hospital

PSA: Romantic Tips from Supernova

Does anybody do Thai stick?

Does anybody do chai tea?

So I woke up this morning and realized that I'm THIRSTY!!!!!

I would like to thank the person who gave me a star.

Wham blam dammit, why can't pornography pay more?

What people immortalized in song have you met?

Carrot Top's masterpiece

batten down the hatches-- another big northwest storm coming....

Lyle Lovet is making cheesecake in my kitchen! Help!

"You can't be a pimp and prostitute too"

I just made a pan of curried potato and peas.

I need help with Matcom's Christmas present

OK ladies. Why does HE always end up doing all the shoveling?

How long can this cat bathe for? I mean, really...

The cheesecake is OUT of the oven.

Which famous people do you confuse with each other?

Pittsburgh Steelers fans: your help needed with the fight song (again)!

So I woke up this morning and realized that I'm DIRTY

Pick today's lunch/dinner side dish! Please!

WORST root beer of all time

I can safely say that I don't think I've ever seen the weather in MA as nasty as it is now

So I woke up this morning and noticed that I'm FORTY!

OK...It's sleeting and crappy outside

I fear BNL's family have lost their power.

So I woke up this morning and realized that I'm PURDY

The Buccaneers/Falcons game: 2nd quarter, 2nd brawl.

So I woke up this morning and realized that I'm CORPUSCULAR

The Lounge is making me hungry, dammit.

I fear BNL's family have lost their flowers.

Two words:

So I opened this YouTube video where Clinton discusses Obama...

Does anyone know how LostInAnomie's Friday date went?

Irresponsible not to cancel the Pats/Jets game today?

So I woke up this morning and realized that I'm PURTY

At this rate I might get the Christmas decorations up by New Year's Eve

Here ya' go Lounge ... a couple of pics from the files...

So I woke up this morning and noticed that I'm THIRSTY!

Anybody watch "Orangutan Island"?

My washer is dissatisfied.

Dad sells son's 90-dollar video game online for more than 9000

Should Southpawkicker change his ID to Southasskicker?

The Seahawks scored a touchdown with one second left in the game!!

Miami loses its chance at perfection

A shameless plea for attention; ask me anything!

Any St Louis fans here?

Miami will not go winless this season

ATTENTION taterguy ......

The Rice Diet

I fear BNL may have lost her flower.

Is it wrong for me not to desire a "Man Cave..."

How Much Do You Tip A Pizza Delivery Guy Who Comes Out In Bad Weather?

I think I have become desensitized to the Lounges pevviness.

Anyone ever heard of the song "Dreamland"?

My DEMOCRATICUNDERGROUND.COM bumper sticker has arrived!

Attention MATCOM!

Interview with an 80-year-old woman


Good Morning Lounge

Nor'easter that isn't? or just getting here later than predicted

How do you keep from getting depressed bout today's news?

Ack, I think I found a keeper!

So I'm watching office space and I think I remember a TV sanitized version of Federal pound me in...

Who else loves those Hazelnut Belgium Chocolate Shells?

Worst Hair Metal band. Nine bands so bad that you'll want to kick my ass for posting this poll.

Merry Pre-XMas

There are churches canceling services for tomorrow, so

Alcohol drinkers! Help me, I need a drinking strategy !!!

"couldn't care less"

Who wants to kick Peyton Manning in his Taco?

Ever read Persepolis?

A-Hole puts Bonds above Aaron; says innocent until proven guilty

My husband is making paella!

Paris Hilton's Christmas Wish List: "A man to fall in love with, one for life"

IMPEACH Cheney TODAY! Contact your friends = 7 degrees removed & the 7th power of 7

Mac users, help me out. I miss right clicking

Play a ballad

When is the SuperBowl?


Michigan fans, your attention please.

Partiers, which do you prefer?

For all the cat lovers out there

would you be interested in a DU Iron Chef?

Take a break people.

Keyboard hi-jacking kitteh sleeps with the fishes

This guy just got left off someone's Christmas gift list.

Lord's Gym Fitness?

Interested in any holiday movies? National Treasure, Charlie Wilson's War ...

Does anybody read Michelle Tea?

The English-to-12-Year-Old-AOLer Translator

Poor fucker

Anyone use Rhapsody? Free song code from Wendy's...

I Am Legend: All that and a bag of chips.

Did your parents ever threaten to call Santa


Heaven Scent perfume.....

Did anyone catch The Simpsons tonight?

first Ike Turner, then Dan Fogelberg

Any way to donate restaurant gift cards to charity?

Happy Birthday Ludwig...

The Eagles may have had an off season but.....


I'll let you all know who wins America's Most Smartest Model after it's over.


So I'm watching 60 minutes

What is a "Share/Bookmark?'

I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in

death sucks ass

Ever write to Mexico?

Time for my annual "The Time I Played Santa" story...

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/16/07

All DU'ers talk in absolutes...

did anyone else go to bars with their parents when they were a kid?

There is a bird in my house; ask me anything

You know, I really don't think we should compare any of our candidates to Moose and Squirrel.

So, The Golden Globes Snub Calculon from "All My Circuits" Yet Again

Hillary Clinton's myspace page just sent me a note about Obama sex tapes!


ugh... i've got bruises now - that wasn't a good idea

I just brushed my teeth using a pulsing toothbrush

how about that moon?

Anyone want to hear how my date on Friday went?

Anybody ever use that knife that sonicly seperates?

We have seen this film before, didn't we, didn't we...

It has to be asked: What is this "kitteh" thing?

Any recommendations for an MP3 player?

IMPEACH Cheney NOW! Contact your friends = 7 x 7 x 7 .... SIGN the online petition.

What song makes YOU feel like kicking ass and taking names?

LOL, Victoria Beckham's wardrobe malfuntion

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 12/16/2007)

OK closet fans...... CONFESS

DU'ers, don't let me down...

Might I just say, the NY Giants SUCK?

Somewhere beyond the sea...

I posted in GD

He's In A Bell Choir!!!!!

if you could kiss would you kiss

Surprise at the Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert yesterday afternoon.

So I woke up this morning and noticed that I'm THIRTY!

Lost Highway is finally getting a proper North American dvd release!

From earlier today: Burr loves his new Panic Mouse.....


I'm having a sleep problem

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Oh gawd... have you ever COMPLETELY FLUNKED an exam?

What's the Zip Code for France?

Rich Rodriguez to coach at Michigan

Three new pictures.... show me yours!!!

Singer Dan Fogelberg dies at age 56

Belgian beers will inebriate you


Is Lyle Lovett still a Republican?

Does anybody drink Green Tea?

Who ARE these guys?

Does anybody drink the Green fairy?

"Crossing the Ditch".A heads up for adventure junkies and the curious.

He has gone to meet The Leader of The Band -A Memoriam

I am better than your kids

I was it by a drunk driver this morning

Stuart Adamson

caption these kitties

Tell Me Your favorite Seinfeld Episode/Scene

Bar talk

Do you file your Little Richard CDs under L or R?

So I woke up this morning and noticed that I'm FLIRTY!

Vh1's 100 Greatest Songs of the 90's list

I know I am the only one, but

She's growing up .......... Ella ( a photo thread?)

Tell me about the FIRST car you wanted when you were a kid, the one you KNEW you'd own one day

Arsenal! Arsenal! Arsenal!

Do you have a Christmas wish list?

Positive vibes for neweurope please

Heath Ledger IS the Joker... Batman Trailer Online

what's for dinnah DU?

Winter Break is for the Teachers

**OK! Last call!**

Movie title "in my pants."

Patriot Guard Riders go to veteran funerals

Military offered in-state Michigan Tech cost

New head named at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

Airman charged in soldier’s beating death

On his fourth tour downrange, soldier would like to see system tweaked

Preparing to head home from Kuwait

Fourth Atsugi suit filed to restrict military flights

Team Apache battles tough terrain, Taliban

Military panel convicts soldier of medical fraud

Army knew of cheating on tests for eight years

Web site aims to help overseas voters

NYT OpEd: Plenty Of Blame For Afghanistan

A distant war comes home to America

Defense warning: Government computers are not private

Stray Bullets

Afghan Mission Is Reviewd As Concerns Rise

For veterans, Battle of the Bulge memories 'getting a little misty'

McCain: Army interrogation specialty needed

Female Marines Pass on Wisdom

Tonya Harding's former bodyguard dies at age 40

anyone been to amsterdam lately?

In China, Farming Fish in Toxic Waters

Mitt Romney: Journeys of a shared life

Houston area Texas DUers!

The Road Warrior...Edwards can still win Iowa by wrapping up smaller precincts-Newsweek

Wikipedia Competitor Being Tested by Google

Supreme Court Justice William J. Clinton?

Former FDA Chief Fired as Dean of UCSF Medical School

RIP rep Carson

Iran stops accepting U.S, dollars for import

Who really owns the media? The Left?

Money Goes Far in New York, if You’re European

Quick question: Are polls on DU once per Account, or once per IP?

Still Stepping Lively On Impeachment Walk To Washington; Forced Off His Old School's Property

U.S. Says Violence in Iraq Down to 2005 Levels -- But Remember What 2005 Was Like?

A superb article on the steroids in Baseball: Bush League lies

When it comes to campaigning against HRC in the primaries, don't use the "s word"

Help me here...My local TV has had constant Mormon & Muslim education on TV all week/all channels...

The Nation criticizes the Des Moines Register's weak endorsement of Hillary over Edwards:

Congressman Wants Ban on Profiling

Stick a fork in Rudy

Republicans: Bad For You - Bad For America

Stop the lies and misrepresentations: Clinton rejects torture as policy under ALL circumstances.

2003 news-hostile interrogation led to Saddam capture -soldiers accused of abusing Prisoners of War

Evacuations to Include Background Checks

Thank you C-SPAN for rebroadcasting Sen. Kit Bond's (R-Scumbag)

Waterboarding- Worse than the rack and thumbscrews.

Come on up to Vermont and hit the powder

As Iowa draws nears, I still believe this October post

Anyone know how much Kucinich got yesterday in his money-bomb drive?

Afghan Mission Is Reviewed as Concerns Rise

Al Sharpton and the bribery case.

Any smug, hypocritical, self-righteous family members causing.......

Coast Guard assessment... New Orleans is still a disgusting mess.

Lawmakers say won't be deterred on CIA probe

I love you Joe Biden!

Prick Romney says it is okay for doctors to lose their licenses if

Romney and the gray sideburns.

It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood,

Concord Monitor Publishes Huge Article on Giuliani Hiring Priest Abuser of Boys, "Genital" Charge

Will Congress Plunge Us (Again) into the Nuke Power Abyss?

If A Man Is In Prison For 6 Years And You Torture Him

NOW Toronto: We owe it to the world....time to vote (Stephen) Harper off the planet

I am Voter Hear Me Roar: Meet the New York Amici

WTF??!! Huckabee's son hung a stray dog while a counselor at boy scout camp

how the candidates rate on ebay ->

Edwards Coming Up on Face The Nation, ...then Late Edition With Blitzer at 11am...

Sex! Drugs! (And Maybe a Little War) Charlie Wilson's War

Papua New Guinea to US at Bali Climate Conference: "Please get out of the way."

Self Delete

Ok, here we go...this may settle the whole "shrill" matter.

On this Date in Bush History 12/16: Flaunting US Law

I thought the rethugs would run from bu$h*. they embrace him.

Coast Guard Employee Alleges Retaliation

i don't have confidence in the president, the vice president or justice dept.

Nixon involved in fixing election. Nixon admitted, “Brazil helped rig the Uruguayan elections.”

New KBR employee tells of rampant sexual harassment

I don't get it

Photoblog of the Week - Week of December 16th 2007. - Budapest Hungary

"Speak a new language so that the world will be a new world."

Daughter sues city of Fresno, CA over mother’s arsenic death

I met an RWA last night at a party. He was awful!

evan bayh and kit bond agree on just about everything

Film-maker Zeffirelli vows to help Pope with image

House passes Pro-Christian Legislation - no joke

Ad says Edward ready for 'Epic Battle'

"We" Know What Our Failings Are, But We Aren't Ever Going To Change Them. Sorry.

Ex-worker: Boeing subsidiary brass admitted role in renditions

So, who is sitting on all the video tape of prisoner abuse and/or torture?

Democrats assess Hill damage, leadership

Olly olly oxen free

A holiday message from the President of The United States of America

Anagrams of the candidates' names

What do you call it?

Of our top three candidates who can win the general?

Dear DU (Not long--please read):

Christian 'Ex-Gays' Brainwash Thousands

Girl born with 8 limbs goes home after surgery

Turkey Bombs Iraq

The Iraqis don't trust Al-Maliki

Romney and the Mormon Question....

Turkish planes bomb northern Iraq

RCMP restricts Taser use

Tigger Socks Cost Napa Schools Thousands

Fanged frogs?

I hereby bequeath Mitt Romney his DU Name - NIMROD

Should candidates give a timeline for their health care reform plans?

NY Times: Wider Spying Fuels Aid Plan for Telecom Industry

A question directed to the "all or nothing" Al Gore fans

Caption Fred Thompson

LIEberman, (Fuckhead) CT to endorse McCain tomorrow

Edwards calls for appointment of Special Prosecutor to investigate CIA torture tapes destruction...

I allow no bumper stickers on Company trucks

Lies and truths

Huckabee: Clemency for man w/ 4 DWIs whose wife gave $10k to Arkansas Repuke Party.

Excuse me, Sir. Could you spare some good news for me?

Has anyone figured out if Silvestre Reyes is tied or NOT tied to Jose Rodriguez?

Elizabeth Edwards: "Republicans Scare Me"

Heard Somebody On AAR Say The Republicans Were Looking For A New "Boogieperson" !!!

Teen held after e-mailing Satanic threat to kill grandparents

John Bolton criticizes Bush foreign policy: magazine (* is under influence of Rice)

Behold the first family (Huckabee)

Can you ONLY speak and vote for truth, justice & the American way with a veto proof majority?

Which Dem Candidate said that if they had been President, they would have gone into IRAQ?

John Bolton is putting the New Right Ideology out for all to see

David Letterman Working on Deal With WGA

Katrina vanden Heuvel: No Taxes for War

Is it the job of the President to be Uniter-In-Chief?

Olbermann: I Nearly Left MSNBC In 2003 Over Michael Savage’s ‘Spattering Invective’

The Night Before Christmas by Rep. Edward Markey

Baby Of Woman Burned In Attack Dies

"WE'LL INVESTIGATE IT!" - Bush Admin. tells Legislative and Judicial to not probe destroyed tapes

Marie Cocco: The 401(k) Myth

OMG!!! What happened to Timmeh? 'Clinton Cock' fatigue??

Candidate's Prayer

How do I despise thee? Let me count the ways. (An image poem dedicated to Mitt)

Barack Obama: "Nobody does it better than Joe Lieberman."

CNN says Connie Mack (R-FL) and Mary Bono (R-CA) got married.

I Am Not a Health Reform

Glenn Greenwald: The Lawless Surveillance State


An amazing statistic from the creator of Boston Legal

John Conyers' e-mail: FISA Call to Action

Cute, inconsequential but rather telling story of what a republican is today.

What does the phrase "White Trash" mean? Is it racist? Against whom?

Huckabee's "flamboyant" friend who bought him flowers regularly

School district considering banning animals from classroom

Olmert Tries To Quell Criticism Of Iran Nuclear Report

Lieberman you worthless SOB.

Tracking a Paper Trail-Memo from Negroponte warned the CIA not to destroy its interrogation tapes

Lieberman endorses a Republican

Holy Joe endorses a Republican for president!!?? Now there's a shock (yawn)

Another KBR Employee Tells Of Sexual Harassment

Hoekstra says Congress will defy DoJ on CIA tapes

Impeachment hearings: Make the Republicans stand by their words.

Paper shredding soars under Bush

I'm watching a Tivo'd MTP and is there a bigger weasel than Mitt Romney?

December 18, 2005 Bush made his most ironic speech. It was a Sunday night.


DUers are so stupid!!

Bush and Cheney: All Dressed up and no Place to Go

"Iowa's first lady to back Edwards for President"...LINK

Congress will defy Justice Dept. ; Harman: 'We're in Constitutional crisis'

Weeeee! keep it up DU!

We have a PGP 5th Am 'right' ?

On the Sam Seder Show today: "...(Harry) Reid is their Alan Colmes."

DEA to Medical Marijuana Club Landlords: Your Stores Could Be Seized

Check out this ad for alcohol:

Sign on the dotted line...

Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity (Brain Drain and focus away from common killers)

A project - please give a one word adjective

Zell. Joe.

CIA tells employees: Preserve records, but don't produce records

God is a Bullet

IMPEACH Cheney TODAY! Contact your friends = 7 degrees removed & the 7th power of 7

Planet of the hucksters.

"A longtime Lieberman adviser described it as a "hangover" from the 2006 campaign"

Words are razors

Wounded Warriors Act is a Go

Why I like Iowa and New Hampshire

Is creationism/religion the only wedge issue the GOP has left?

Any other Seder on Sunday listeners

Bush Assails the JAG Corps

The term "Freeper"

Obama in dead heat with Clinton in White House race

Dodd had placed a "hold" on the Fisa immunity bill--but Reid is ignoring him. WHY??

Duncan Hunter is a Jackass.

Things are going great with my family reunion

Culture Project = A Question of Impeachment = Sunday, Dec 16 = CLOSING DAY

Conventional Wisdom: Banks don't want to foreclose. Really?

Support our wounded veterans this Christmas

Stop Hurting America Redux: Free The Daily Show

New Competition (Iraq Vet) for McConnell in Kentucky

Bush Assails the JAG Corps = Politization of military promotions

Little pink houses for you and me - Why does Romney hate America?

US gives Turkey permission to bomb Iraq. Hey Iraqis !! How's that freedom working out for you?

Bill Moyers Journal: Buying the War - On WETA, PBS TV Near DC, Right Now

Colorado Megachurch Leader: Shootings Were A Test

The Leader of the Band has Died....and now who leads???

To each and every man.... (from Dan Fogelberg)

Vick's Dogfighting Home Doesn't Sell At Auction; May Turn Into a Bed & Breakfast

Major Civil Rights Tax Case Filed With Supreme Court

Biden: Next president needs foreign policy experience

Can gays serve openly in the Israeli military?

It's snowing......Global Warming is clearly a hoax! .....

Born-Again LTTE in today's Columbus Dispatch

Today is the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party

"UK has left behind murder and chaos, says Basra police chief"

Who Says the Youth Do Not Care?

Bush Effort To Sanction Iran Banks Runs Into Resistance

Could we please stop saying "fundamentalist" when we mean "extremist" ?

Iraq: The ‘Body Contractors’

Harry Reid Betrays Dodd and Dem Party Base on FISA Bill

Remember the "great" holiday shopping kickoff Thanksgiving wknd? ... I guess boom has gone bust.

Yes- this was taped up tight

Huckabee is dangerous.

I'm a Die Hard Dem..but feel DemParty has Thrown their Activists/Grassroots UNDER the Bus.....

Can you identify the Democratic leader in this picture?

When Bush returns to "private citizen," his protective bubble ends.

DMR: Edwards' "anti-corporate rhetoric would make it difficult to work with the business community"

Japanese scientists create mice with no fear of cats

World AIDS day.... I might have missed it.. but I think every day should be AIDS day.but who am I

Freepers are so stupid

Dear Right Wingers - Let's be Friends

Dan Fogelberg, dead at 56

Things Guiliani can to make himself more appealing

Merry Christmas to ONE AND OIL!!!

Code Pink: Adel Hamad Is Free From Guantanamo

Is DU the best damn bullshit blocker yet or what

We believe that serial child molesters should not be prosecuted.

GAO says SEC not using all its arsenal

Soldier commits suicide, ban on military 'slots' considered...

Post that deserves some thought

Do they have the same problem with RW puritans in Europe?

Go Dodd!-FISA and the Filibuster — How It’s Going To Go Down and What You Can Do

Americans do not want to be reminded that the...

Banning samurai swords

Katrina's wrath lingers for New Orleans' poor

Under Democratic leadership, the Senate has passed the following measures:

With What is Riding On This Election, We Need Edwards Who Beats Repubs By Largest Margins...

Look- Joe Lieberman is NOT a Democrat. As such, he can endorse whoever he wants.

Man Who Flies Flag Upside Down Gets a Brick Thru His Truck Window, rock Thru Daughter's Bdrm. window

Just curious. . .How many people's lives have

What if every Democrat was like Kucinich?

Wanna Change Votes in Ohio? Use a PDA and a Magnet

Do you believe a three day waiting period saves lives?

Singer-Songwriter Dan Fogelberg Dies

Confusing about invading countries...

"Homosexuals Caused the Holocaust."

Imagine Upton Sinclair, resurrected from the dead, and assassinated by RWers -- over and over again

Can a Public School Teacher Proselytize Religion

2002 election night. All the polls had reported in and Siegelman won by over 6,000 votes.


Christian 'Ex-Gays' Brainwash Thousands

Larisa Alexandrovna: Permanent Republican Majority - Update (Gov Bragging About Squashing Expose?)

Edwards Was Right !!

Roman Catholic clergy: 'We want people to get married that want to get married"

3 House Judiciary Committee Members Call For Impeachment - No MSM Report It?? (Their Op-Ed Not Run)

Joe Loserman endorses McCain: What would Harry do?

Go Elf Yourself!

Dodd, FISA and the Filibuster — How It’s Going To Go Down and What You Can Do

This is for Joe Lieberman

Lieberman's New Kiss of Death

Background checks at gun shows are a problem, but

Will Joe Lieberman be punished ?

The World Lost A Treasure This Evening

Storm Buries Northeast, Causes 3 Deaths

Al Gore: "I am not an official of the United States, and I am not bound by diplomatic niceties"

Larisa Alexandrovna: "I know what CBS is sitting on-I will not hesitate to scoop their story"

We, the People, vs. the Corporation

Ron Paul supporters' $10 million money bomb day today

Oh, how I wish there was a Jewish Democrat...

Six inches of new snow and a Corgi.

The fact that they planned to spy without warrants en masse before 9/11 is not suspicious.

Help Match Al Gore's Donations

Dixie Chicks Basher has a change of heart.

Mobile Labs to Target Iraqis for Death

Lieberman to endorse McCain

Call me a prude, judgemental or whatever and flame away, but

AT&T engineer says Bush sought domestic spying within two weeks of taking office

John Edwards has one ingredient I find lacking in the others:

As of today, who do you really want for the Democratic nominee for President?

Hoekstra isn't going to investigate sh#t. Blackwater ties:

This Modern World: "The Trouble With Hillary"

IMPEACH Cheney NOW! Contact your friends = 7 x 7 x 7 .... SIGN the online petition.

E-MAIL: Top-Secret Computer Messages the Reagan/Bush White House Tried to Destroy


Many not happy with Des Moines Register (read comments)

Rumsfeld's Secret Pentagon Roadmap to Propaganda

When Republicans say "Government is not the solution but the Problem"

"If primary voters don’t care that he did “a little blow,” then my goodness, why should I?"

OPUS: the really bad puns continue

A distant war comes home to America

Okay, DUers, here's a quiz: What is the equivalent word for "emasculate" that would be used to

We Did It! 50,000 signatures calling for immediate Cheney impeachment hearings collected in 1 day!

What will be Obamas biggest strength?

Guests for the Sunday TV News Shows (bunch of Edwards and some Biden)

I will vote for Hillary if she gets the nomination and probably work for her but

Edwards congratulates Hillary....sort of

Question about Edwards in 2004

Remind you of anyone? Obamas are much like the young Clintons

Maureen Dowd spoofs the Des Moines debate and it's absolutely Hillaryous!

The one sure way to get rid of hacked machine elections.

Gore or ? needs to run, if for no other reason than to

Michael 'Gravedigger' Mukasey

Do you believe in the " tipping point" theory?

Permanent Iraqi bases nixed by defense bill Bush expected to sign

We like vicious uncharitable attack threads best.

"Desperate" Romney defends Bush against Huckabee

Clinton goes door knocking as lead melts

Photos: Barack Obama at a campaign stop yesterday in Mason City, Iowa

DMR: Edwards' "anti-corporate rhetoric would make it difficult to work with the business community"

For the Democrats: Barack Obama

Iraq Vote Dogs Clinton (Again) - In NH Yesterday


DMR Editor On C-Span

Rasmussen daily graph for 12/16/07 - Clinton up 3, Obama unchanged, Edwards down 2

Kennedy family split on endorsements

Boston Globe backs Obama!

NYT: "Obama Showing New Confidence with Iowa Sprint"

Republicans writing checks their administration can’t cash

Republimussen - HRC Reaches 40% For The First Time In December

If these endorsements were to be carried out and McCain wins the Repub nomination...

Edwards had what I thought was a very good appearance with Bob Sheiffer

Derogatory Words Aren't Meant To Be Nice, You Know

The NH write-in campaign (Gore)

"Mitt wept when church ended discrimination "

Don't fall for celebrities; vote Biden for president

the democratic candidates are kind of all the same

In Iowa, negative campaigning is a risky play

In a review of a new book by Robert Kuttner, editor of American Prospect

Please delete.

Hillary asks if local voters are ready for change

Iraq Vote Dogs Clinton (Again) - “It seems like a pattern, that’s my concern..."

The Boston Globe had an article in

Giuliani Slammed By Concord Monitor For Hiring Abusing Priest As a "Consultant" at Giuliani Partners

Corporate media helps Hillary go from the White House to the outhouse…

By any measure, the Globe wrote a powerful endorsement of Obama yesterday

NYT blog: Iraq Vote Dogs Clinton (Again)

The candidates seem to be handling the recent endorsements of their opponents rather graciously.

Forget about Iraq -- lets' campaign on taxes

At least the GOP isn't thrilled about their candidates.

Clinton Team Kept Pushing Coke Story, Says Edwards Camp


OMG --- Have you read the DM Register's comments rolling in re: the endorsements?

The likability factor

Home Water-boarding Test

New Hampshire: "When I call Hillary's headquarters, there's no electricity. It's scary."

The Nation: Bill Clinton's Attack Reverberates

Obama Makes No Sense?

Hillary's petty Barack crusade....

Is Frank Rich reliable? Made up Al Gore "Love Story" lie & attacked Gore for anti-Iraq War speech.

Giuliani Vows to "Get It Done"

Ron Paul raises millions in today's Boston Tea Party event

Will Obama's youthful drug use lead him to work for more reasonable drug laws?

Any word on the Kucinich fundraiser today?

Romney wept when church ended discrimination

The Love Song Of Dennis J. Kucinich (sappy puff piece)

OH Gov Strickland "of all the Republican candidates, Mr. Huckabee would be my personal choice.

Bidenites and Biden-leaners--ths will make you feel better :)

I will make a bold prediction: Huck in IA, McCain in NH

If Hillary does not with the nomination, do you think she will run for reelction again?

Obama: No surprises in my past, voters are "not interested in politics as a blood sport."

When Matthew Yglesias with The Atlantic called Howard Dean "very shrill" was it sexist?

Obama says Clintons' attacks will backfire

No wonder conservative politics and religion go so good together:

Everyone needs to calm down!

y'know, it's never too early to plan for 2012

Edwards Sticks to the Positive

Paul raises millions in one day "tea party" drive

LAT: Obama is hitting his stride in Iowa

Obama Giving Away Indicted Donor Cash

CBS/From the Road: Clinton's decline seems inexorable

The Huckster's Son Hanged A Stray Dog And The Huckster Impeded The Investigation

Perhaps the fatal flaw of Hillary's campaign is...Bill.

Can any Hillary supporter give me ANY reason to vote for her; other than her sex and Bill?

Memo to republiker party: Mexicans don't drive down wages. Right to work laws do.

Obama crew, why do you prefer Obama to Edwards?

Edwards Statement on the Passing of Congresswoman Julia Carson

A Major Endorsement For Edwards Tomorrow?

Will the Des Moines Register's endorsements help Edwards? I think so, and here's why:

If you had to choose a Republican candidate

Does Harry Reid have the cojones to kick Liar-berman off his

"A foe of Yucca is a friend to Las Vegas" - Hillary most consistent on the issue...

A lot of DU reactions to the Des Moines Register endorsement of Hillary are disappointing. . .

Rep. King to endorse presidential candidate Monday

My heart is with Hillary. My mind is with Obama.

Did anyone watch Willard on Press the Meat today?

Clinton has huge lead over Obama in NJ (New Quinnipiac poll)

Do you think Dennis Doesn't Know???

Hillary Accuses Obama of Bed-wetting

Edwards Sticks to the Positive

Ghouliani Evokes 9/11 to Recharge Campaign

Across ideological spectrum, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dashes expectations.

Anyone who opposes Edwards is a right-winger. Anyone who opposes Obama is a racist...

ALERT: Important media issue for ALL Dems, especially candidates - from GD.

How long will Chris Dodd stay in the race...misses another ballot...Virginia

IMPEACH Cheney TODAY! Contact your friends = 7 degrees removed & the 7th power of 7

Another ad from the republicans book of greatest smears

Lets do this once and for all: The word "Shrill" is not sexist

What are the objections to Edwards?

What Democratic candidates did the Des Moines Register endorse in past election cycles?

Some Huckabee Family Values...


Obama story covers most of Sunday New York Times frontpage

A Major Endorsement For Edwards Tomorrow?

‘I’m Going to Speak the Truth’: Interview with John Edwards

Can we at least all agree that a Bartlett/Santos ticket would be the best in TV land?


Frank Rich: Latter-Day Republicans vs. the Church of Oprah

Not 'in my White House' ................

Idea for New Reality Show: Survivor: Primaries

"Dialogue for Democracy" Sunday, Dec 16th 8:00 PM

What do you think of a Biden/Obama ticket?

Huckabee=-Wives Should "Submit Graciously" To Husbands

For those of us NOT in IA, NH, SC or NV

Biden: DMR endorsement a great coup for Hillary. They were fair. They listened to us all.

Obama Describes Faith Amid False Rumors

Questions from Iceland to Norway for Obama

Attack Timeline documents just how much Obama & Edwards have been attacking Hillary

I don't remember, who did the DMR endorse in 2003/2004? (nt)

CNN Presents: God's Warriors tonight at 10 EST

This was the ad that cost Kerry the election

I feel much better...just contributed to the NH Gore Write-In Campaign

I didn't know the Boston Globe

If Lieberman does what is rumored...

Bob Kerrey endorses Hillary as they begin 5 day "Hill-a-Copter" tour in Iowa...

One of these two women will become our first American president.

If the DMR endorsement means nothing, why did Obama actively seek it?

WP, pg1: In New Hampshire, Ties Clintons Forged Will Be Tested

"Biden could capture third place"--WP

Gonna see Obama Thursday....Rochester Nh....

Here we go...this may settle the whole "shrill" matter.

I didn't vomit, but I sure felt like it...

So if you have dinner with friends at a restaurant, do you point out items you hate?

In spite of recent attacks US General Says Iraq Violence Down

As New Hampshire race tightens, Clinton goes door to door

Did the cocaine attack work? Hillary breaks 40% in Rasmussen poll, first time in weeks

Obama: The only thing you need to know

IMPEACH Cheney NOW! Contact your friends = 7 x 7 x 7 .... SIGN the online petition.

What does the word "interesting" mean to YOU??

McCain has integrity and honesty??!?!?

How hard is it really, to just not use the words "shrill" or "cackle"

Accountability - What Really Matters? (youtube video)

SC: Rep. Seth Whipper & mother (Former state Rep. Lucille Whipper) support Hillary Clinton

Just got an email update from a Ron Paul supporter re: money bomb

The Easiest GOP Candidates To Beat Are.....

Democratic candidate Joe Biden may surprise them all

The Des Moines Register Endorsement: How Clinton Won It and What It Means

Iowa's first lady to back Edwards for president

Obama acknowledges he is not for--contrary to what he has been saying--a ban on lobbyists in the WH

"If you want a sure bet, highly-qualified and honest progressive as president

Well, I've made up my mind.

Romney says that Huckabee's calling Bush arrogant is "over the line" and he needs to apologize

I am tired of hearing how divided we are as if that is a bad thing

My biggest issue with Clinton.

You know, I really don't think we should compare any of our candidates to Mussolini.

Frank Rich: "Mrs. Clinton’s shrill campaign continues to cast her as Nixon to Mr. Obama's Kennedy"

Clinton Invites Voters to 'Inspect' Her

Pretzels soaked in alcohol - old suspicions - new information

Elizabeth Edwards: "Republicans Scare Me"

This full-page ad was printed in our (Iowa) Sunday paper, this morning.

Biden campaign announced the endorsement of State Representative Bob Williams -NH

They told us in 2004 that "Senators Never Win" because they don't have ADMIN EXPERIENCE

Which of these two assholes got it right for once?

Not-So-Dark Horse (Edwards)

Edwards skewers corporate greed in UNI talk

Stopping Telecom Amnesty

How a President Obama would fix Africa

Democrats assess Hill damage, leadership

During Edwards interview on CBS w/Scheiffer he talked about the DeMoine Register

We are already in pre-emptive attack mode...that is why the NIE did not matter.

Breaking Holy Crap...Lieberman to endorse McCain tomorrow

Why many of us support Hillary summed up in two sentences from DM Register Endorsement...

Is Hillary shocked not to get Lieberman's endorsement? She campaigned for him to be Conn.Senator

What state are you in and when is your primary? I just read mine

Would Y'all cease with the Huckabee bashing till AFTER they nominate him?

Edwards on Obama: "He has a different view. His has a more of a friendly view..."

Joe Biden focusing on security issues

Who needs the DMR or Bob Kerrey? Obama nabs support from "The Buttercow Lady"!

Hillary now "energized" has the "momentum"

Edwards Delivers Major Speech on Lifting Up America's Middle Class

I can't wait for Hillary (and Bill) to leave American politics!

Is the military totally voluntary as Duncan Hunter states?

which politicians have you met? thought this would change-up the usual 08 chatter!

So the Des Moines Register endorses outsourcing of jobs and an increase in the h1-b visa cap?

Why Did Bob Kerrey Mention Obama's Middle Name - Hussein?

History shows why the Register endorsement is so pivotal

Obama talks faith in 'Music Man’s' church

Obama Would be the most Liberal Candidate We've Ever Had

Edwards promises to save middle class

It's official: Iowa's first lady to back Edwards for president

The Nation criticizes the Des Moines Register's weak endorsement of Hillary over Edwards:

2nd choice support in Iowa: Edwards 28%, Obama 20%, Hillary 14%

Who else thinks "Hill-a-Copter" will be this season's "Joementum"?

The Lieberman endorsement of McCain is actually very good news for Hillary in NH

We don't oppose Hillary because she is a woman anymore than those who oppose Obama because he is an

Edwards Gets Big Endorsement - Iowa Gov. Culver's wife, Mari Culver

Anyone Know of how Kucinich's money bomb went?

If you care about children, if you care about saving democracy......

A gentle reminder of forum rules...

Edwards: It's not 'life, liberty and the pursuit of endless corporate profits'

"I'm gonna give you the Democratic Party back; I'm gonna give you the White House back; and...

I'm sick of closed government protection. It's time for an open-government Dem President.

I am sick of the anti-women atitude here. It's time for a Woman Prseident

So, You're Wondering Why Biden Isn't Among the Top Tier?

******Newsweek ENDORSES John Edwards*******(more or less)

Kuchinich is a great guy, but he will never win ... can't happen. Forget it.

Dispatch from Cedar Falls: Edwards in East Iowa

Biden feels good vibes on trail as Iowa draws near