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Archives: December 2, 2007

Chavez's Speech: "Go ahead, make my day." By Joaquin Bustelo

Thought-Provoking Quotes Out of History

Bill Clinton Pretends He Opposed Bush's Iraq Invasion, Media Go Along for the Ride

Dowd: O Brother, Where Art Thou?

NYT: Non-stop Theft & Bribery Staggering Iraq

Public sentiment for Bush / Cheney impeachment expands By John Kaminski and Gary Higginbottom

Deception from the Dailies on the Eve of Venezuela Referendum

Meteorologists Shape Fashion: In the clothing business, the global warming debate is over

Fuel Bill Shows House Speaker Pelosi's Muscle


Politic is the will of the elites; not the will of the people.

Kucinich memoir Courage to Survive' is a rare treat among campaign tomes

Hounding the Bush Dogs: Meet the candidates who are taking on conservative Democrats

Seattle Times: The conscientious public

Buffalo News: Romney, a victim of bigotry, turns on U.S. Muslims


Exploiting Bush before it's too late

The Myth Of Free Markets - And The Corporate Lie Behind It

What The Hell Are Dem Leaders Doing, Blowing Money In Dem Primaries

Rich: Who’s Afraid of Barack Obama?

US says it has right to kidnap British citizens.....

Venezuela: Not What You Think By Robin Hahnel

Bush's proposed Homeland Security cut does favor for Osama bin Laden

China wins from credit crunch fallout

Facebook Tempers Beacon Ad Features, Users Respond

Venezuela Blogger: Reflections of a Spoiled Brat!

Embracing the Face of Autism: Are we Ready? By Yvona Fast

The world is not used to Chavez' pure honesty; it reacts violently to TRUTH!

Excerpts From Coup d'Etat: A Practical Handbook

Rudd sworn in as PM

Vladamir Putin: “The world’s most popular leader”? By Mike Whitney

Dollar's long farewell

Global Warming: Ski Resorts Prepare for a Future Without Skis

Sydney Morning Herald: The seeds of discontent (genetically modified crops)

Pfizer considers outsourcing 30% of manufacturing, mostly to Asia

Krugman: Innovating Our Way to Financial Crisis

Receding coastlines

WP, page one: Younger Muslims Tune In to Upbeat Religious Message

U.S. Companies Behind Anti-Reform Propaganda in Venezuela

NYT editor Bill Keller admits his columns boosting Iraq War were misguided and unwise

Solar panels help kids learn in rural Argentina

Feed the Orcas

World of wasted time: Climate change has stopped being human-created and in our control. Now what?

University of Washington Selects Intrago Share E-Bike System

Companies squeezing power from sun, deserts in Southern California

New blast at Ukraine mine: 4 dead, 1 missing - Reuters

Carbon Storage Gains Support - AP

Sydney Morning Herald: The seeds of discontent (genetically modified crops)

Independent UK: Expanding tropics 'a threat to millions'

Whats the reason for the unusual surface water temps off Valdez Alaska in 2007?

NY Times: Algae Emerges as a Potential Fuel Source

Heads Up: Grid parity in 5-8 years, but industry shake-out could start next year

America shuns Hollywood's take on Iraq

Thompson Warns of Welfare State

Business lobby increases pressure ahead of ’08

Paul wins Virginia GOP straw poll

Scientist warns of warming's effect on Va. (the Bay and terrorists)

Israelis hit Syrian ‘nuclear bomb plant’

Ending Famine, Simply by Ignoring the Experts

Iraq Sunni leader leaves Baghdad house

Third world warriors fight U.S. wars - for dollars a day

Putin's party set to sweep Russia's parliamentary election

Australia's Howard 'loses seat'

Though Caucuses Loom, Democrats Tone It Down at Iowa's Black and Brown Forum

Estimate of AIDS Cases In U.S. Rises: New Test Places the Rate Of Infection 50 Percent Higher

Congress back to budget, Iraq battles

US to hold "Chemical Ali" until Iraqi leaders agree

Union Raps NASA Chief Michael Griffin

Imus Returns to Radio on Monday

Turnout in Russia's parliamentary polls up on 2003

Earth's Tropics Belt Expands

Huckabee and Imus, Together Again

Safeway Reaches Contract Agreement With (25,000) Union Workers

(5,000) Sutter nurses plan 2-day strike

Firehouse incident with noose was a hoax

Party’s Triumph Raises Question of Putin’s Plans

Venezuela Ready to Vote and Defend

Mother of French-Colombian hostage wants Chavez back as mediator

For Venezuela, Tension Mounts With Close Vote

U.S. Credit Crisis Adds to Gloom in Arctic Norway

Auto industry backs CAFÉ deal

Dollar faces new sell-off if Gulf states end greenback pegs

OPEC Says Oil Supply Is Adequate as Crude Retreats From Record

Experts: Freeze on home-loan interest no cure-all

Big Putin election win, U.S. urges fraud probe

Mayor Bloomberg, Chuck Schumer slam plans to cut anti-terrorism funds

Obama endorsed by Des Moines mayor

Chavez wins referendum: govt sources

Romney to give speech on his Mormon faith

Castro nominated for Cuban seat

Leno to Pay Salaries Of Laid-Off Staffers

Nonstop Theft and Bribery Stagger Iraq

More gay men describe sexual encounters with U.S. Sen. Craig

Kremlin hails Putin win in Russia elections

(Baghdad) Vicar: Dire Times For Iraq's Christians (Most Have Fled Or Been Killed)

Rumsfeld says Venezuelan democracy threatened by Sunday's vote

International trade tribunals seen trumping state laws

Army charges Iraq vet over self-inflicted gun wound

(Giuliani) Tryst Fund 'Sickens' Ex-Official

Moldova nearly doubles Iraq troop presence

Wal-Mart Protesters Picket Mexico City Store to Demand Union

Sperm donor liable for child support, judge rules

Romney To Give 'Religion Speech'

US says it has right to kidnap British citizens

Visited the New Space for my Bookstore...

I'm sitting in a compound in Pasay, Manila

Which Team will have the honor of losing to the Buckeyes!

Last movie you saw?

I may need to hire an employee for the Bookstore

Any other comic fans hear of a guy named Michael Neno?

Is there such thing as a reverse SI jinx?

Okay, given the week I obviously have been having, I am going to let out a yolp... ready?

I was almost Card Sharked last night--but I am ok. :)

ESPN joins the legion of Laurel and Hardy misquoters

So, I have had uninterrupted D-cups for 27 hours.

YouTube: Chuck Berry performs "Johnny B. Goode," January 2007, hits some of the right notes

I'm watching Bullitt. Don't mess with me.

After midnight here...

Do you all remember? Skinner said big changes are coming...

Where should I go to buy airplane tickets? Particularly one-way

Robbie Robertson Red Road Ensemble.

The Oklahoma Sooners are Big 12 Champions!

YouTube: Motorhead performs Chuck Berry's "Let It Rock" (David Letterman, May 1991)

Remember this song?

I have to stay here! The kitties french kissing at GD are

Post your water sports pictures here

Should quality of teddy bear names be included as a criterion in the UN human development index?

I just got my very first crock pot

OMG... deep-fried cupcakes

I just walked up to the gas station; bought an 18" SlimJim™ and a bottle of Wild Irish Rose.

And on tonight's amateur DIY surgery hour, how to pop a 'zit' as large as a golf-ball

Help - now I cant sleep because I watch that stupid zit video

Late night music video...

Could there possibly be a worse team to be #1 in the country

What Is Your Favorite Rutting Song?

Celtic Woman - Silent Night.

Man, "Trio" are a bunch of creeps

What Is Your Favorite Rutles Song?

Help I am havened a Dinner Party buffet style this week and need Mediterranean appetizers, any

Had an interesting offer the other day...

Man, I'm up at 12:45 drinking wine and looking up Kraftwerk videos on youtube

Before I pass out I want you, you and everyone you know that I LOVE YOU

Can I get a "This is food for omph." post from Heidi..

This is a smiley for Inchworm!

please tell me there is someone up with even the slightest of plumbing skills

This is a Sunday morning video for Connonym!

Weee snow!!

I aam drunk aas a Lord, I've had 5 posts deleted in GD, and my breath reeks of dead bird paarts.

How would you handle this?

Language question - is it twice or two times?

Please, I'm begging DU for help....please help me (poll)


Are telemarketers allowed to call at this hour?

Janis Joplin reincarnated?

I miss underage drinking

It's 3:30 and I can't go to sleep

Happy Birthday!

It's 530 am east cost time

I just got my very first crack pipe....

Weight loss update

Has anyone here ever used a floatation take (sensory deprivation tank)?

you won't believe this, but I have a 20 lb. turkey in the oven right now

My dog looks just like this but without the costume

So, I gave her uninterrupted orgasms for 27 hours.

Kinda snug, but makes my butt look great......

SharkSquid, how did your LSAT go?

Is it too early to start drinking?

Free beer!

I have daggets on my kitchen ceiling

My mom needs some humor

I just walked across the street in my housecoat and asked the men who have

Dec 2 1814

Led Zeppelin, by...?

animal pictures

Hypothetically, there was this football player at husband's club last night....

I just got my very first pot

Mad TV - Hillary & Barak spoof (less than 2 minutes long)...

TV shows from your childhood.

Live one in GD. Hurry.

the toddler recreates Cadillac Ranch.

Do you have a MySpace page?

It's 'champing at the bit' not 'chomping at the bit'

You haz a flavor


"Always landed with his bum in the butter."

It's 74 degrees! The wind is blowing, the sun is shining, it stopped raining!!!

It's time for some Holiday Games!

It's "couldn't care less," not "could care less."

ESPN sucks right now

never mind, i want to change op/

A funny texting exchange I just had with my aunt

Are we the only animals in the Kingdom

Women seem wicked when you're unwanted, streets are uneven when you're down.

A message from Santa Claus...

What do you want for Christmas?

MILFs or Cougars

Taser Proof Clothes.......

Anyone else here like Iron and Wine?

I used all my roomate's "ethical bean coffee" and replaced it with Nabob "City nights" dark roast

Help with a Cat Problem, Please.

Is it misogyny if you speak ill of a woman?

Open and honest question: Cheech and Chong's "Basketball Jones" video. Racist or not?

Can anyone recommend an online contact supplier?

Ok. Gotta say it. I've noticed a serious decline in the use of spell check in GD lately.

I'm looking for new career ideas....

ever have a complete stranger whisper intimate details about your personal life

Shaving problem.

Do you know why Tom Jackson hates the Patriots so much?

My Favorite Kiss-Moose Song! (YouTube Vid Link Inside)

The Snowman narrator in Rudolph is one creepy F'er....

Really fucking tired of buying stuff I have to assemble!

Best first dance at a wedding ever

Pulp Muppets

72 degrees. 105 humidity, according to the gauge.

OMG...there be snow out there....

Monday is Take Your Kid to Work Day!

Iraqi Christians did better under Saddam.

Last year it was "This is Our Country", now, it's "Upgrade".

I just got my very first schlock pot

I have no words.

Has anyone here ever had the love that is Piraat Ale?

I seem to be losing my marples.

I seem to be losing my nippples

I seem to be losing Miss Marple

I'm reading American Psycho

there's something that's been bothering me lately.

Will you be my friend?

Geography Game


TRIADS? If you are part of a DU triad and are egregious/toroid/ ascance/pellucidity,

I tried everthing in my power to talk him out of it.

Which is more gaudy?

Do these colors go together?

Superbowl halftime show picked today!

Could I Wham my Oingo Boingo into your Velvet Underground?

Pounding down the beers every two and half to three minutes...

Is it okay to "adopt" a cat that is probably owned by someone?

From 74 deg, to 43 deg in a few hours

Full Bowl Game Lineup

I had a great visit with my mom this weekend!

"Jon & Kate Plus 8": Am I the only one surprised by the husband's tolerance of his wife?

I need some suggestions.

I got a speeding ticket today....


Evidence of the decline of civilization

This Bowl Season Will Be Horrible. Thanks BCS

I was born in this country, but some shit about it just pisses me off

Governor Tarkin, how may I help you this morning?

I seem to be losing my marbles.

how many here aren't dating bipedals?

Tonight's theme is Muppets!

Who believes

I guess I hate America because I hate Christmas specials

I have maggots on my kitchen ceiling

Snow Pics!!! Here's mine!!! Got any to share?

Cris collingworthless, worst person in the world

I am losing my grip...

Governor Tarkin, we have an emergency alert in detention block A A-twenty-three.

tomorrow i will be 49 y.o..

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/2/07 (warning: graphic language)

how can a house with five (5) cats have mice????

Toad ownership now illegal

I need some convincing

When you were in Kindergarten, What did you want to be when you grew up?

Invent a meaningless college bowl game

Anyone have that photo of the dog with his tongue in the peanut butter jar?


Anybody use "skype"?

I miss the road sometimes

How long do we let disruptors hang around?

I just watched "Napoleon Dynamite". Please. Someone give me back the last 2 hours of my life.

I need to ask this...

Yeah... I Love You!

Special Gifts For That Special Fundie

Here's a little entertainment for your Sunday morning - Christian Domestic Discipline

The BCS Selection show is on now

So. Does my new wedding ring make my ass look big?

Relatives keep claiming I can succeed in any field that makes me happy.

Hawaii 35 Washington Huskies 28...Hawaii 12 - 0...headed for a Bowl...any bowl...

Coolest present ever update: She LOVED it!

I miss my mom during the holidays.

On TCM NOW - one of my favorite films: "My Favorite Year" - Peter O'Toole

Wow, Penn State's womens basketball coach is a fox

Which type of character in fiction do you prefer?

Anyone use a GPS navigation toy?

Favorite movie moment?

if the lounge were a dysfunctional childhood family of origin, which role would you play?

Wow!! Did Heather Mills step on it (link disclaimer)

Hell's Waiting Room .... What is on the T.V.?

My Infant Son, The Easily Amused (YouTube video link inside)

How do you figure out if a guy is bisexual?

Well- here we are one month til 2008

Anyone else choose to *not* wear contacts?

So...What's for Dinner?

New comptuer

LOLcats (And maybe some mehcats, but hopefully more lols)

Does anyone here (artists, photographers) use a Cintiq?

Three Most Embarrassing Songs on your I POD

In this thread we praise great ice cream treats!

So, I gave her uninterrupted organisms for 27 hours

Do you have a Facebook page?

COUPLES? If you are part of a DU couple and are married/engaged/seriously

My GF is AWESOME. This weekend i have been woken up with freshly made Waffles.

Post your favorite 80's music videos! Here's one you guys may have forgotten about

Favorite Christmas Movie(s)

SciFi Fans: Anyone else watching Tin Man? (Possible Spoilers)

How many monosexuals (hetero/homosexual) are dating bisexuals? And what are the challenges you face?

Army: War fighters not exposed to harmful radiation

No abnormal radiation found at Lejeune

New allies, missions for EUCOM, NATO

VA testing program for all-in-one medical exam

Retirees facing long waits for medical visits

Corps to slash number of MRAPs it will buy

Romance, finance hot topics for USS Kitty Hawk psychologist

Recovering sergeant just ‘one of the guys’

New facility giving more to families

Advanced diagnostics will point the way

She Wants Things He Carried

Waterboarding Is Torture

Mental health problems still stigmatized in the military

Report examines troop voting problems

Injured without scars: The hidden wounds of battle from traumatic brain injury, PTSD

Misawa airmen compete for weapons-loading title

Firedoglake: 'One Big Union' - WGA Strike

Chimes of Freedom

John Edwards at the Iowa Heartland Community Values Forum

Paying For Rudy's Mistress

ZENN (Zero Emissions No Noise car) on the Rick Mercer Report

Man tased for getting out license and insurance too slowly

Fraternitie, Oui! French Writers Support Writer's Guild Strike

Dodd speaks after Brown and Black forum

Schieffer: Don't roll out Mission Accomplished banner on Iraq just yet.

question of security. Priceless! Rudy Shag gate.

Helen Thomas questions Dana Perino on Iraq

Fred Thompson shows us why Edwards and Hillary can't win

Philip Zelikow, the author of PNAC

A Haven for Pedophiles

Kucinich Questions Kucinich on Health Plan-Brown&Black Forum

Ron Paul - Late Edition 12-02-07

A Simple Fact About Chavez

A few words to ponder

Where does the AP get their Iraqi civilian death information from?

OK, DUers, I still support LEO use of tasers as a choice between traditional tools like batons and

Oh Geez. Can we please have a couple more threads on Hugo Chavez? Please??

Why aren't these news-info-tainment channels like faux and cnn

The Call of K Street, Lobbyists rush to push through rule changes before Bush leaves the White House

CSPAN - Phil-in-Klein-ed, the fascist from AmSpectator, is spewing.

High court to weigh rights of detainees at Guantanamo Bay

More gay men describe sexual encounters with U.S. Sen. Craig (audio clips)

OU 38 Miz 17

It's "couldn't care less," not "could care less."

Media bias hit piece against Democrats

Richard Dawkins on Bill Clinton "had a positive duty" to lie about his affair

Hawaii 35 Washington Huskies 28...Hawaii 12 - 0...headed for a Bowl...any bowl...

CNN reports Bush's attack on Dems "for dragging their feet" on war funding but not GOP blocking bill

EU, US oil firms’ uneasy gamble in Northern Iraq

Film on Mexico Disputed 2006 Election Stirs Emotions

Sen Jim Webb sums it up

Time For a Fraud Compensation Fund

U.S. ships, barred from Hong Kong, now sail under China's nose

Who else is having a good laugh listening to MSM's coverage of the Venezuelan

What gives me hope is:

Paul Helmke: The Second Amendment: The Real Issue

If I hear "9/11" one more time...

Any news on Cheney?


Outrage! AlJazeera joins Operation Pliers!

On this Date in Bush History 12/2 - "worst of the presidents"

The Device NASA Is Leaving Behind

The glaring hypocrisy of the right wing in America

War in Iraq comes home to theatres.

Happy Birthday! "Talkin' World War III" (British Source: 'We came close' the day of Israel's Syria raid)

I just got here. Is Hugo Chavez picking Ron Paul?

Why didn't Bush cut a deal with Muqtada al-Sadr years ago and save thousands of lives?

Rudy's Approval for Judi's Police Driver (PooperGate/BootyGate) came from ...(wait) BERNIE KERIK!!

A point is "moot," not "mute."

Why did Mike Huckabee pardon a rapist?

Congress back to budget, Iraq battles

Is Dana Perino moonlighting as a advertising model?

Most 'superdelegates' remain uncommitted

Is Kevin Spacey Huckabee's doppelganger?

Obama and Huckabee take leads in Iowa in new Register Poll

Kaiser site comparisons of candidates

As mining increased, MSHA cut staff

"Fake" Bibles?

Fleischer Contradicts Rove: We ‘Determined The Timing,’ Karl ‘Just Has His Facts Wrong’ On Iraq refuses to talk about Rudy's "Sex on the City" Booty-Tax-Fraud issue!

Deal in the Works To Freeze Rates on Subprime Loans

"Giuliani is not Bush on steroids, which is too kind to him, he's a cross between Cheney and Nixon."

Is it Halloween again?.. "Reliable Sources: Chiquita Blannquita

Even With Insurance, Hospital Stay Can Cost a Million

Please see the future of "law" enforcement, if you haven't already seen the VID

More gay men describe sexual encounters with Larry Craig

Is the Huckster going to be a one hit wonder? Is he gaining traction anywhere other than Iowa?

Swimming in Rosa Parks' Footsteps: Workers for the Wealthiest Still Struggle for Dignity

Great News: Naomi Klein's, 'The Shock Doctrine' listed at #53 on sales rank

Opponent to Chavez Shot At After Casting Vote

Mountain air not so fresh

Michael Kinsley (Parkinson's sufferer) scolds GOP for putting stem-cell research back 6 years.

France stunned by rioters’ savagery

Ron Paul Supporters are the New Deaniacs

Some Ohio Roads Will Get Beet Juice Mix

Latest January Primary State Polls: 3-way tie in Iowa and South Carolina

How bad can the financial markets get?

Statement of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton on Future Status of Kosovo

More gay men describe sexual encounters with U.S. Sen. Craig

Ron Paul fund raiser considers Paul a Civil Rights Leader

Dumb Question: Popcorn?

The "Cyberbullying" issue

Katrina Vanden Heuvel kicks ass on "This Week with Stephanopoulos"

Should America be equal when it comes to supporting communists?

School Forgets Christmas (DOH!)

I happened to see a CNN profile of Rudy Tutti Fresh n' Fruity today.

So, apparently America's Mayor....

Sex On the City

The Venezuelan Opposition

What is part of American Culture that makes sex such a problem?

Venezuela: CIA poll results!!!!!!!!

AP: Most 'Superdelegates' Uncommitted (Kucinich Saved My Mother's Life)

In what sense is the "surge" "working" in Iraq?

Newsweek: US backed Sunni militias going after rival tribes, rather than "al-Qaeda"

Freeze rates on subprime loans but not conventional ARMS?

Clinton Clinching Grinching Superdelegates?

Huckabee Once Claimed Jesus "On the Cross" Was Pro-Death Penalty

Blue Dog Democrats: Conservative, Or Just Plain Corrupt?

US says it has right to kidnap British citizens

Why Latin America needs social reform

How "democratic" is the Democratic Party? Super Delegates.

Montgomery Co. Considering Gas Tax (15 cents/gallon)

And In Today's Weather... How's Everybody Doing Out There ???

One of the most dishonest articles I have ever seen (on a Fox affiliate no less)

Superb That Article Blows Away US Propaganda About Chavez- "Venezuela: Not What You Think"

Greenwald: National Review reporter caught fabricating; where is the "liberal media"?

Rove now blames Daschle??!!??

Did Bill Clinton spend ANY of the taxpayers' money on Monica?

From "America's Mayor" to "America's PLAYA"! Rudy's Worst. Week! EVER!!!

"Condoleezza Rice has offered Wolfowitz, a prime architect of the Iraq War, a position..."

Jim Webb has been assimilated. That is all. n/t

HIV Infection Study's '08 Release Riles Activists (Update3)

Toad ownership now illegal

Huge pink blocks are signs of hope in Lower 9th Ward (Brad Pitt & Angelina help)

Farm bill affects more than just land and furrows

Total Information Shutdown. Tell me I'm paranoid.

Billy Joel & Cass Dillon Performing "Christmas In Fallujah"

Lab Finds High Lead Levels In Pet Products

Sunday morning church-going CAPTION-TIME!

Ask what is being hidden behind `on condition of anonymity'

Fines on the way for bin overflow

War as “big business” - "The Political Economy of U.S. Militarism"

Charles and Camilla Send Rudy and Judy...

You know, when I used to defend Kerry, sometimes I'd be told I wasn't allowing people to criticize

Tony Snow to give speech in Wichita Dec 4...UGGGGGGGG

The Food Revolution - Genetic Engineering, Part I

I woke up today with a strange thought , real strange

Aristotle's Definition Of Tyranny & What BUSHCO Is Busily Constructing (Scott Horton)

That Perfect Christmas Card For Dems

On Hugo Chavez: I GIVE UP!

JUST IN: In an ironic turnaround, Iraq brought about regime change in the U.S.

Riddle me this: Edwards and corporatism

3 Presidential Candidates so far have promised that there would be no "Signing Statements"

Not just a Dem but a progressive one will win

Twenty bodies found in mass grave in Iraq

Dean supporters from '04 who do you support this time?

PTSD blamed in former soldier’s suicide

Kristol: Giuliani nomination 'problematic' in scandal's wake

Gun-Shy America Is Losing The Best Chance To Stop Iran

Did anyone here live in or near Schaumberg ILL during the

Superbowl halftime show picked today!

Anyone watching Crazy Ann on C-Span?

Who truly believes the "surge" has anything to with the decrease in violence?

So when are we going to start organizing and planing for..

What should be the minimum percentage required to amend any constitution

Advice about a good (possibly free) firewall on windows XP?

The origin of AIDS - Documentary

Pics of the local peace protest

Montel Williams asks the teenager he threatened to appear on his show for a public apology

Tonight, Bart Simpson was writing 100 times:

No American President can ever be impeached again.

WHFS Veteran Tom Terrell Dies

Scott Pelley (60 Minutes): propaganda master

Army court-martials Iraqi veteran and mental patient Lt. Whiteside for attempted suicide.

Gay rumours eclipse Condi’s glory moment

Don't ask; don't tell

Looking for great, progressive movies?

Sad times: TASER-proof gear

Richardson on Don't Ask Don't Tell: Rule is "immoral and a choice"

The MSM marginalizes us even further.

Hawaii Warriors #10 get to Play the Georgia BullDawgs #5 in the Sugar Bowl..BCS

Facebook's Beacon More Intrusive Than Previously Thought

Guardian UK: Eat, drink and be miserable: the true cost of our addiction to shopping

Facebook's Beacon More Intrusive Than Previously Thought

Sigh. Drinking with Republicans.

Kristol(sorry!): Giuliani nomination 'problematic' in scandal's wake

With 9ui11ani's campaign about to dissolve, who wil Fox News be sponsoring?

So, what are the "election" results?!1 I'm hyperventilating here now!1

I seem to have posted nothing noteworthy today.

U.S. Tells Iran: Become a Nuclear Power

Conservatives versus liberals

The Failure of Leadership

We have already come close to Armageddon

Is Glen Beck stark raving mad

Mayor Bloomberg's girlfriend Diana Taylor says no need for police escort

Photoblog of the Week - Week of December 2nd 2007.

I'll be leaving now to do something useful, but I just had to post this after brief visit

Hmm, what percentage of the US population is illiterate?

For Justices, Another Day on Detainees at Guantánamo

The Republican presidential candidates as the Seven Dwarfs:

Huckabee's dirt.

Which Ticket is stronger?

GOP Race Shifts: Rudy Down 5% in 3 days, Huckabee now only 5% behind Rudy in Second 22%-17%

Gregory: Blogs are to blame for polarization.

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - "Bottled Water"

Gonzales speech canceled ’students would not attend.’

Study: U.S., Israel Should Begin Planning Strike On Iran Nuclear Sites

Oh goody! High tech drones to fly over South Florida

American media SPIN regarding a referendum in Venezuela


St. Louis Considering Internet Harassment Law

2007 Farm Bill will be debated this week

Pfizer considers outsourcing 30% of manufacturing, mostly to Asia

Pavlov's Dog

Non Chinese toys for Xmas? Might try this place

"If X wins the Democratic nomination, I'm not voting for them"

A key ally for the anti-Chavez crowd here: Donald Rumsfeld in WaPo

This Modern World-Hello, kids! It's me -- Mr. 9/11 Man!

Hillary likability results -- gender differences

Imus returns to airwaves

Lower Merion, PA Voting Update!

Creep Show

"if we go to play baseball we must respect what the umpire dictates"-Hugo Chavez

I am so so disappointed

Would you support a pro-life candidate if you agreed with his positions on all other issues?

Muslims in jailed teacher protest (hooray)

Army will offer up to $40,000 to some recruits

"Hale's Hope"

My main question about Chavez, lets say a Democrat gets into the Presidency

Do More People Watch Fox NEws?

Do you trust the Primary process?

2008 First Spouse Gold Coin

You will like this political ad "praising" Rudy on security

GQ gives snaps to Josh Marshall: "Give this man a Pulitzer"

Do you like Hillary Clinton?

The plot to rig the 2008 US election

Caption *, Mrs. *, and Steve Martin - pics

A Wal-Mart Christmas Toy Story: Shopper Jailed For Removing Dangerous Baby Toy

Why Are Free-Market Economists Still Taken Seriously?

Pay for Pardons - Was Marc Rich (Or a Surrogate) One of the Currently-Secret Clinton Donors?

A Civic Lesson

Venezuela election UPDATE!

At purity dances, virgin belles ring

Poppy Bush: An authorized biography? "...I'd rather not fool with it."

Venezuela and Iraq. It's the same issue, Stupid.

Of the Democratic Debate Schedule and "News Pegs"

How the CIA murdered democracy in Chile (Yes, another Chavez thread)

Trader Joe's came up with the perfect holiday message

Mukasey, has launched a lawsuit against the NY State Board of Elections

Mike Huckabee Picks Campaign Song: "Faith"

Seven bloody years to end up here, with this...

Prophetic words from more than 40 years ago.

This was on my mind, and, well, since I couldn't think of anything else to, I figured what the hell.

Gonzales speech canceled: ’students would not attend.’

The Next Time a Right-Wing Pat Buchanan Wannabe Talks about Gays in the Military...

Hugo Chavez’s Struggle against U.S. Imperialism in Latin America

BREAKING: CARACAS, Venezuela = Constitution referendum is said to be too close to call.

Venezuela Referendum Passes = Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president, is heading for victory

The last Ron Paul post we need here at DU

President John Edwards...

Has anyone watched the Military Channel on cable? It's a 24/7 wargasm....

2006 Arkansas Poll: Clinton 51% vs. Huckabee 36%. Why are we DOOOOOMED if he is nominated?

CIA Memo and Crack Smokers

Paper: 8 Men Claim Encounters With Craig

SO, our FREELY ELECTED Huguito has "won" *another* election!1 (So did Adolf)

San Francisco Offers Gift Cards for Guns

OMG- Jeff Gannon on CSPAN 2 right now

Kucinich: "It's your government, take it back"

More Bootygate, shag gate

Frisked before being allowed to see a football game?

two more FORMER bush voters going to vote for Edwards

Healthcare's wrong turn

Help! Is the Iowa Brown Black Presidential Forum video available anywhere online?

I don't feel hopeless, but I certainly feel helpless,

You wake up tomorrow and Dodd is prez and Max Cleland is veep.

Simple neighborhood disputes

A Message from Henry Hyde

"I seen the tornado"

My daughter told me today what she would like for Christmas. She asked for a routine doctors visit.

1517, 1607, 1775, 1860, 2007: Tough Times for Establishment Types (Indulgences Come Full Circle)

Jack Benny confronts racist while entertaining troops during WWII

Wolfowitz to Return to Bush Administration As Policy Advisor With Access to Classified Information

I'll tell you when Chavez is officially a dictator

Habeas Corpus, Torture and December 5th - (Supreme Court case)

Show Of Hands: How Many Renters Were Handed Cash By The Government...

What do you look for in a "leader?"

About this guy I met just back from Iraq.........

Bailing out homeowners is morally wrong...

Gore and others to view energy breakthrough

This is OUTRAGEOUS and Must be STOPPED NOW...

Women who ROCK (kpete birthday thread & kpete UNVEILED!!!!!)

I am against any government run medical care system.

How the Bush Administration Made America Safe for Dangerous Toys

TOON: Sunday's Opus - "We're Doomed"

S.1959 - Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007

Ala. Black Group Endorses Obama

Edwards Slams Bush

"Could former senator John Edwards and Sen. Barack Obama be considering a truce?"

Abundance of Warmth At Democratic Forum

Do you ever wonder?

NYT: Who's Afraid of Barack Obama? (Great read!)

For those of you I've seen trying to turn "activist" into a dirty word, DU is activist

Hillary Clinton throws vice-presidential teaser at Bill Richardson

Did I miss Pat Robertson commenting on Rudy's Booty Calls??????

Current Status of the Primary Polls, State-by-State (12-1-07)

Rasmussen- HRC -37% Obama 24% JRE-15%

Obama should be Biden's Secretary of State. Oh, wait.

Though Caucuses Loom, Democrats Tone It Down at Iowa's Black and Brown Forum

Presidential Profile: Populist Huckabee gains ground with religious approach

We were too busy watching college football

Obama 44%-McCain 44% /Obama 43 -The Ghoul 41/Obama 48% -The Mittster 39%

Obama Hit Stride and Leads Clinton In New Iowa Poll

Huckleberry is really cozy with toe-sucker Dickie Morris

Black Leaders Torn Over Clinton/Obama Endorsement: For Many, the Focus Is Electability

the candidates and the snow

The smart money is betting Obama wins Iowa, Hillary comes back and wins NH and the nomination

NYT--Who's Afraid of Barack Obama?

Meet The Press Guest Compared Bill Clinton To Allen Iverson

"Giuliani is not Bush on steroids, which is too kind to him, he's a cross between Cheney and Nixon."

Huffington Post front page: "Two New Leaders In Iowa" (Obama, Huckabee)

If Obama's supporters are going to make something out of nothing,

Rasmussen daily graph for 12/2/07 - Clinton and Edwards up 1, Obama down 3

Edwards, Olbermann, and Fox News' potentially premature jubilation

I like the sound of President Obama,

We should just change the name of this board to the Obama & Edwards show...

Is the following a bigoted comment?

Don't Know Yahoo From YouTube: Presidential candidates' info technology ignorance unacceptable

UNITED STATES vs John Lennon

Obama: Hopefund is not a 'slush fund'

FOX News Poll: N.H. Clinton-30% Obama-23% Edwards-17%

Biden says Obama can be his civil rights guy

Edwards Outlines Plan to Take On Abusive Lenders and Help Increase Families' Savings

50+% handcount of votes (audit) in Venezuela! LIVE radio from Venezuela (in Eng.)

A Brief Review of PA-18's Congressman Murphy

Guess what? Obama is black. He is also a candidate running for POTUS.

Sexism doesn't exist. Racism doesn't exist.

Any word from Sen. Tom Harkin on his choice?

Most 'superdelegates' remain uncommitted

This place will drive you crazy if........

Obama: Clinton attacks due to "shifts in political fortune"

Politico: The "huge" Obama endorsement is Des Moines Mayor Frank Crownie

Rove Confronted Over Iraq War Lie On Fox News Sunday (by Rep. Chris Van Hollen)

Did Obama supporters learn anything? (Bidenc)

Don't know if this has been posted, but what an incredible claim....

They don't call her Jean 'Smart' for nothing!

A Moratorium - December 3, 2007

Erin apologizes for calling Bush a monkey

Anybody know the current (Up to the minute action) in Venezuela? n/t

If Edwards gets the nomination, is anyone else concerned

Consensus and Collegiality at the Brown and Black Presidential Forum

Some words that need to be heard

A poignant event occurred re Dean at the end of the DNC meeting Friday.

WP,pg1: Dems Gear Up for Final Iowa Appeal: As many as half of voters may be undecided

For all DUer's that want to label Jim Webb a DINO...

"The most amazing electoral process they've ever seen" (Venezuela)

Obama Statement on Annapolis Talks

Huckabee, Obama take lead in Iowa polling

The "left" was right about Iraq. It was a tragic error in judgement.

Ted Haggard & Larry Craig solicited the same male prostitute? Cue up Disney's "It's A Small World!"

Internship with Obama Campaign/Donation Request

Obama's and Huckabee's Iowa Ground Games

Imagine this:

Are there any US "adversaries" Bush has not benefitted big time?

What's your opinion about caucuses?

You know what scares me? The last GOP Debate does!!


Were Joe Biden's Remarks About Barack Obama Appropriate?

If Iowa becomes a referendum on character, who wins?

Tonight on 60 Minutes

Has Pat Robertson said anything about his buddy Rudy and Bootygate?

So if Clinton starts to lose then where will her support go?

talk to me about alliances on the left.

The Next President and Vice President of the United States

I cannot believe the level of insensitivity around here towards bald men!!!

Did anyone hear that those who Booed Clinton were in from Obama's home state?

Obama's Response (earlier today) to Hillary Campaigns attack on PAC

Sen. Clinton should be very careful lecturing others.

OK, what if Senator Biden had said that he would offer Senator Clinton

When you were in Kindergarten, What did you want to be when you grew up?

Please show me where Obama or Edwards have been throwing mud. nt

DUers - Please ignore Rove/Novak et al and their attempts to

Why Sen. Biden's comments about Sen. Obama are a problem

Obama claims he hasn't been planning to run for President. The facts suggest he is dissembling.

Des Moines Register: Obama dominates among women as most likeable, principled candidate.

The underlying rationale of the Obama candidacy (And Hillary's for that matter)

My thread about What people wanted to be in kindergarten got moved to the Lounge...

Where is Bill Richardson When you Need him?

Any kindergartner who can write an essay should be President

Edwards Wins a Key Iowa Backer (U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, Iowa's 1st district, to endorse tomorrow)

The Republicans are going to attack the Democrats as being weak on National Security

Is Iowa or NH more important to win?

Clinton supporters and Obama supporters...

So the FDA can't protect us because their budget

Obama questions "fun" of attacking fellow Democrats

Hillary has decided to go negative. Will her negative campaigning hurt or help her?

In Kansas, GOP abandons abortion focus

I'm rubber -- You're glue. Everything you say.......

Thank you Hillary for opening up and stopping the frontrunner bs

The "Goldwater Girl" and her "Kindergarten" remark

The sanctimonious bullshit on Hillary's attacks is hypocritical

Obama Supporters - Be positive

Hillary Surge in latest SC poll - up 24 pts over Obama.

Clinton to Call for Freeze on Foreclosures & 5 Year Freeze on ARM rates

Hillarobama. Barackdam. Clintein.

Des Moines Mayor endorses Obama: "he'll tell the American people what they need to hear"

Poll: Is the Hillary campaign getting desperate?

Bill Richardson Appreciation Thread

Obama slightly ahead, but "Half in Iowa Could Change Their Minds"

Edwards Wins a Key Iowa Backer

Edwards tackles hard issues

Gentry liberals: More concerned with global warming and gay rights than with lunch-pail joes

Why facts matter.

Why I hate Republicans

Iowans were 'snakebit' by Kerry?

Clinton attacks Obama's character

Has everyone had a chance to listen to Mike Huckabee speak?

If Iowa becomes a referendum on experience, who wins?

Ted Kennedy to Endorse Obama today (?)

Financial Times...TO: Senator Barack Obama FROM: Karl Rove SUBJECT: How to Beat Hillary

The Two Biggest Public Secrets, and How Bush Just Signing Statemented Iraq

Romney to give Mormon speech (AP)

Was Clinton wrong last night when she refused to make the 100 day pledge?

Who would you like to see as moderators at the next Dem debate?

Campaign Memo From Rove To Obama: How To Beat Hillary

So, who's the frontrunner at this point?

PPI says Democrats should allow immunity for telecoms. I say baloney.

Clinton's campaign attacks Obama on kindergarten essay

Biden's percieved insensitivity regarding racist comments is due to going to Greenville Country Club

In Rural America Edwards is resonating!!!!!! Two more Edwards supporters...voted bush last time

Mittens to deliver “Faith in America” speech in an effort to tamp down concerns about his Mormonism

Edwards calls for credit and lending industry crackdown

Its nonsense Kucinich isn't electable.

Thank you DU, for rejecting Nader and splinterism!

An Objective Assessment Of How Candidates Of The Left Wing Of The Democratic Party Fared

Sen. Obama Rewrites History, Claims He Hasn’t Been Planning White House Run

John Edwards: "as President, I represent the American People!"

Now if Obama has a character problem what the heck does Bill and Hillary have

Holy Shit! Edwards is on fire in this speech!

Hey, Who Knew!?!

A historian against Obama: "The American people demand transformative change...not empty words"

The Failure of the United States to Support International Law

Democratic Iowa Isn't Progressive about Women?

Silent Lies, Unholy Lies: Rove's Big Lie that the Dems Forced the US Into the Iraq War Gets Legs

Obama: "This presidential campaign isn't about attacking people for fun..."

Will Hillary's move to criticize other candidates' "character problems" help her or hurt her?

I think the GE will be Huckabee vs. Obama. What about you?

Noam Chomsky on Ron Paul

Joe Biden's racist words and Barack Obama's homophobic actions

Can any Obama supporter defend Obama's lie?