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Archives: December 8, 2007


How a Search for Iran's Nuclear Arms Program Turned Up an Unexpected Conclusion

Mukasey on the Spot

"Bush Spins Iran's Centrifuges" by Ray McGovern 12-8-2007 (ConsortiumNews)

Fla. Teen Documenting '08 Election

Weather Warfare: Beware the US military’s experiments with climatic warfare

Security Firms in Afghanistan: Part of the Problem?

‘Shock Doctrine’ unmasks lies used to justify, privatize Iraq war

Where is Jose Rodriguez?

It Turns Out Ahmadinejad Was the Truthful One

Scott Ritter: Calling on Congress to Stop a War

Forbes Magazine: Where was Jeb? (Money Market Debacle)

Was the agency's destruction of two video recordings of harsh interrogations by the CIA a coverup?

U.S. Citizens Question Terror Watch Lists

Dear Nancy Pelosi, End the Invasion of Iraq and Afganistan Now!!!

Politics, like biology, is evolving and progressives are at the cutting edge.

Hill-bullies May Bring US Four More Years of GOP Rule

Destruction of C.I.A. Tapes Could Alter Prosecutions

Is There a WH Mole at the CIA? - Did WH leak news of CIA tape destruction in retaliation for NIE?

Analysis: More LNG terminals needed in U.S. to stabilize N.G. prices

DOE: future cooling water needs for base load power could be a big problem

Oil Spill Reaches South Korea Shoreline - AP

Canada reactor shutdown hitting medical tests

Sasebo’s on-base water rationing to begin Dec. 17 (xpost from Veterans)

Local Gov'ts implement major energy savings and CO2 emissions cut programs

French and UK -big nuclear waste woes

EPA Plan to Evade Required Cuts in Mercury Pollution Challenged in Court By States, Tribes, Health ,

United Natural Foods to Dedicate Largest Solar Electric System in New England

Sault Ste. Marie to become location for largest solar farm in Canada

London, Stockholm climate marchers demand action

FirstEnergy drops nuclear reactor head insurance claim

Hayden Panettiere: Save the Whales, Save the World

Renewables investments seen over $100 bln in 2007

(Brittish) Business runs out of green energy supply

Renewable investments to top US$100b

How Africa's desert sun can bring Europe power

Home heating crisis in Maine now 'desperate'

has anyone tied decline of fresh water & risk of contamination from nuclear waste?

Russia Ignores Rice's Call for [IraN] Sanctions

C.I.A. Was Urged to Keep Interrogation Videotapes

Jim McCrery (R-LA) to announce retirement

Trucks Power China’s Economy, at a Suffocating Cost

Not guilty plea in Am. Indian killing

U.S., Iraq at odds over Sunni groups

Gunmen Attack Bhutto Party Office


Gennifer Flowers Considering Voting for Hillary Clinton

End of the Line for CompUSA

Seven killed in suicide bomb in northern Iraq

Huckabee Wanted to Isolate AIDS Patients

Journalist, scientist united in stand against whaling (discoverer of humpback songs)

Rio's water too polluted for divers

Feds Drop Last Case Against Prosecutor

Huckabee Wanted To Isolate AIDS Patients

How Much of a Rate Cut?

GOP Expected to Keep Seats in Ohio, Va.(Tuesday)

Shakeup at Dow Jones: CEO R. Zannino to leave as Murdoch takes over.

Chelsea’s Iowa Debut

Hayden Panettiere: Save the Whales, Save the World

NATO Says It’s Prepared to Keep the Peace in Kosovo

Bolton says U.S. intel report on Iran was political

Child cancer risk higher near nuclear plants: study

Detainee Says He Was Tortured in C.I.A. Prison (Majid Khan, first detainee to have seen a lawyer)

Code Pink Protester Under Arrest Again (After Pakistan)

Source: CIA Tapes Destroyed To Avoid Prosecution( tapes evidence US Gov illegally auth torture)

Huckabee wanted to isolate AIDS patients

CIA, Justice review of destroyed tapes(prelim joint review)

Blackwater Contracts, Short on Detail(169 pages of 323 are blank or mostly blank)

Veto of Spending Bill Is Threatened

NBC Decides to Run Conservative-Group Ad

Iran completely stops selling oil in U.S. dollars

CompUSA, Falling to Competition, to Shut Down After Holidays

Israel No Nuclear Threat To Neighbors, Says Gates

Democrats: GOP must stop stonewalling

Oil-Rich Nations Use More Energy, Cutting Exports

Union won't picket arena hosting Obama, Winfrey

Calif. diocese votes to split with Episcopal Church over role of gays and lesbians

Al Gore criticised for lining his own pockets after £3,300-per-minute green speech

South America set to launch new bank today to rival IMF

Did Iceland Teen Call Secret White House Phone?

Imam's daughter in hiding after her conversion to Christianity sparked death threats

I like to be in bed before the wall critters start moving around.

Did I miss the bar?

Some Midnight-plus 10CC for your silly asses

Doggie Winter Wonderland

I've been cutting my nails short, to play the piano,

So I Find Myself In Deja Vu At Work Again

Sooooooo....2 girls, 1 cup.

Ever gave a shower and nobody partied?

So the thing is, I've spent a lot of today catching up on the threads in GDP...

There's a new, even more obnoxious Hummer ad just seen on ESPN

Somethin' tells me this film won't be playing here in Heehawville

Computer component update help need...

Let me try again....2 squirrels, 1 pup!

I hate it when I inadvertently give myself earworms.


Ever gave a party and nobody showered?

The Chimpster-in-Chief making an ass of himself.

Store Mistakenly Sells 33-Cent Gasoline

Post great vehicles for road rage

Crap. My kid wants to see The Golden Girls tonight. I'm afraid Dorothy will capture her soul.

Weird shipping patterns of FEDEX

Okay folks, let's get it out of our systems:

Well, insult on top of injury. Folks, DON'T EVER USE McAfee anti-virus!!!

Post great vehicles for road trips

How is everyone this morning?

Dog owners- question about Christmas kennel reservations???

Britney threatens to release video of Paris Hilton "in a compromising position with another woman"

"Jim never has a second cup of coffee at home"

Impeach Oprah!!!

do people with foreign accents recognize their own accent in others?

Went to work, there was a public hearing at Town Hall on my

Today's college football thread!

Ever gave a party and nobody showered?

my first post is dedicated to mindless hillbilly rock

For those looking for alternative holiday music, may I suggest Ian Anderson's Divinities 12 Dances..

CompUSA has been finally killed off. All stores will be shut.

Does anyone live near Santa Ynez, and want free tickets to

Geek in need of dating advice...

My hypocritical local government at work

Sudoku - Two Questions

School Days and Wedgies. Did you ADMINISTER them, did you RECEIVE them, did you WITNESS them...

I'm different from you.

'A friend of mine has HD-ADD'

Does anyone else go to

Our sorrow for the day

I'm different from you.

I am different from you.

Britney Spears steals a disposable lighter from a gas station, brags about it on camera

I am indifferent toward you.


Ah, Flying my 717 flight simulator and drinking beverages

**BREAKING!!!*** New GG Allin poll has Kucinich defecating on stage; all others self-mutilating.

Richard Nixon's alma mater is stomping the shit out of Gerald Ford's alma mater in basketball

It's over! Hurrah!

Songs you'd like to see in any upcoming Guitar Hero editions?

Your addictive time killer for today: 3,364 TV Theme Songs

Rachel Ray says Elrond Hubbard is impotent

I don't spend my days living in DU

To all the people in wheelchairs/scooters, the aged, blacks, browns, yellows, and whites - I'm sorry

Post your LOL Arachnids

What's your shoe size?

It's a quiet morning

Obscure music fans: What are your thoughts on Whitehouse?

I'm glad I still have those cold-related problems.

A DU Christmas Story

I have a pimpbot here cleaning my home today.

I totally missed the memo!

I'm a pimpbot

I have to go to a wedding reception today. For a friend of mine I was insanely attracted to.

Are you an angry person who is upset with

So, how long before the mods lock the lounge?

I'm not better than ANY of you!

I ran ten miles today

I got a great cookbook for so cheap today! w00t!

I Care For You All

So, how long before the mods mock the lounge?

Is it tacky to give gift certificates out to relatives?

If You Tube never existed, would people actually learn to read?

The Dirty Knobs!!

Is today one of those days

Anybody else as hongry as Snoop Dogg?

Ah, putting up the tree and lights listening to Iron Maiden

Most beatiful aircraft from U.S. Civi War

I'm going back to the Wrestling Tournament. It's safer there. Less blood.

Favorite Oliver Stone film?

My Bankruptcy Law professor told me today I should go to law school

Flvegan is a foolish robot.

I am just SO far Huron to all of you

I'm the same as you....

Flvegan is a foolish rabbit

I have spent all day at a Wrestling tournament

Is this a cute baby shower gift or what?

In a lovely, lovely mood, DU!

What's your take on Jehovah's Witnesses?

7,269 Santas

I am different from you

I am slightly different from you

Most Beautiful Aircraft that Jesus Flew?

Hey. You all SUCK. I'm different. I'm Angry. I'm Medicated!

Not Letting Me Have Sex With You Linked to Sexual Dysfunction Later in Life, Study Says

I'm Better Than All Of You

Do You Ever Feel Sorry For Somebody?

I am just SO far superior to all of you...

Hey. You all DON'T suck. I'm different. I'm ditzy. I'm HornyToad!

Whatever happened to the love of Barbie?

I am just SO far anterior to all of you...

Help: can you guys think of a job where you need the same skills of a politician

I'm totally more plastered than either parche or tk421

I'm wearing shorts to a Christmas party tonight.

Facebook users. Is there a way to download a video to my computer

I read alot, yet like some others I am not a Nifnod

I am a foolish robot like you

Travel tip: Take some dishwashing liquid for hotel glasses.

I Am NOT Different From You


Southpawkicker IS NOW LOCKED

DU'ers: Can you recommend some good jeans?


woo-hoo--just organized and alphabetized my CD collection!

I'm back from the tournament. Is flvegan still a robot?

I am done with my poetry final exam!

Are the DUzy's not coming out today (so I can stop looking)?

AARGH!! My external keyboard and wireless mouse stopped working!

Breaking News: Oprah to wed Deepak Chopra

and now for something completely different from you....

Looks like I picked the wrong week to sell my stock in popcorn and granite

Nice post, Oprah.

BREAKING Oprah pregnant with Obama's three-headed love child


Oprah Winfrey made the cover of "O" magazine AGAIN! What are the odds?!

today's word is, "Oprah."

I Highly Recommend the Documentary, "Cocaine Cowboys"

Matt Damon.

I Kare For You All

I am more diffident than you.

Now THIS is FUNNY...YouTube Video, "Flintstones + Raging Bull = Raging Fred"

Is it hard for you to say no

I am totally plastered right is the rest of the Lounge doing?

How much should we tip the DU mods?

Do you believe in the existence of Oprah?

Dominos Pizza sucks.....really, it does

Is it hard for you to say

Google search that returned ZERO results...

VOTE HERE to re-name Earth OPRAH!

So, I think I'm *may* get drunk alone here after the kid is in bed.

Hey... where did my post go?

I am more difficult than you

I am exactly the same as you.

I think I've missed something... can someone fill me in via PM?

According to "Married with Children", it only takes 30 seconds.

"We now return control of the Lounge to you, until next week

Chinese delivery for dinner tonight...

This is the best t-shirt that I have seen in a long time.

Where was Oprah in -1BC??

RetroLounge Needs Some DU Lovin

Has anyone told jpgray about

think I should take my son out to chinese buffet lunch?

Fox and Fox's friend Weasel will investigate why the hens disappeared from the henhouse.

SH*T ,My Brother Just Got His Oregon 'Kicker' Check

I think we need more cowbell in this world


I am more plastered then is the rest of the Lounge doing?

Late to the party as usual

Devo - Beautiful World

Sing Sing A Song

Did Somebody Get Tombstoned Tonight?

And now, Ladies and Gentlemen, a special Christmas treat, the mellow sounds of Frank Zappa

Did the Velvet Underground ever play at CBGB's?

My Balls Hurt

My Balls Hurt

oh christmas tree oh christmas tree .. post your christmas decorating pics!

Advice needed on holiday lights:

"Kid faints at a spelling bee, but recovers and spells the word" (YouTube)

My eyeballs hurt.

Who is the most foolish person that you ever met?

What Impressions Can You Do?

A Food Network / Paula Deen joke that writes itself: Her recipe for "Sweet Potato Balls"

By order of XemaSab. Nice post, Hitler is being replaced with Nice post, Oprah.

OW! My Balls

Ah, sitting in the Lounge watching the flame wars

I just ordered a pizza

Would Ronald McDonald have endorsed Mayor McCheese if he was a Vegan? (Poll)

Where was Oprah in 1963??

My balls are killing me.

I AM Better Then Southpawkicker

So, what do you want for Christmas?

I am sick of freezing rain!!

Battle of the musical genres!!!

What if George and Ringo wrote 95% of the songs together and Paul and John only got one per album?

Well if you don't see me post

spider friggin' solitaire

The Oprah & every other celebrity can take a flying leap off my arse....

somebody PLEASE distract me

84, 66, 60, 47, 47% used - ask me anything!

sniff.. a man after the lounges heart..

mayweather vs. hatton .. coming on SOON!

The next teenager that looks at me funny while I'm listening to Missing Persons is going to get hit

I get great Joy in snapping his neck and eating his sweet entrail candy

Am I the only one who's sick to death of Dem-bashers?

Its A Beautiful Day

Sally Jesse Raphael endorses Hillary

Tonight on tap at Tavernertavern: Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA

Stupid questions I have no answers to

Battle of the songwriters: The Beatles vs. Bob Dylan

Is it too late for me to show my desktop?

Do you have a Facebook page?

Barbara Streisand Fans Check IN Here!!!

Crap. Still 25 minutes until COPS is on

Tell me something about yourself that won't make me want to punch you in the face.

Nineties music guilty pleasure thread

My new music video...

WTF is up with youtube?

Cristina Scabbia is a Goddess...

You Never Call Me When You're Sober

Yes, the elections are over for a few months, now I can play.

Alright, I'm supposed to go out on a first date next weekend, give me some ideas.

Who believes the fallacy that Paul was the nice Beatle?

I'm putting up the Christmas tree tonight. Ask me anything.

Mr. T ate my balls


Has Anyone Ever Felt That They Assholey Projected?

I can't find my DUzy this week

"You...COMPLETE me..." and "HEEEEEEEERRRE'S JOHNNY" in the SAME effin' THREAD! YEAH, baby!

Sweet dreams DU...Tonight's lullaby

!!I I HIT 10,000 posts and DIDN'T EVEN KNOW IT!!

DUzy awards for the week are up in GD

So What Are You Doing Today?

You Never Even Called Me By My Name

Okay. I think I better stay logged in...

Funny and shocking faux "commercials" from the mockumentary "C.S.A."

Heisman Trophy: Did the right man win?

how lame am i on a saturday night?

Anyone here do web design/web construction work?

Ever gave a party and nobody showed?

I don't like beer. You got any liquor?

Has Anyone Ever Felt That They Astrally Projected?


Best screen cleaner ever! And my cat sends you Xmas greetings.

Is it me, or do we have more single guys nervous about dating than single gals?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/8/07 Bonus

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/8/07

How come older music sounds fresher and newer than a lot of today's music?

Who the hell decided to hold the Klan meeting in GD tonight?

"I thought Europe was a country... Is France a country?"

State of Michigan Icons.......

help a great young man get on "America's Most Smartest Model""!!!

Cocaine is a helluva drug

Tell me something about myself that won't make me want to punch myself in the face.

No! NO! It's Rick Derringer singing "Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo" in 2005 & he's missing half the notes!

Hey Midlo!!

Why I dislike watching "Married with Children"

Boy Genius Finishes College at 10, Stuck in Crappy Job at 11

Cat experts of DU--another question

Valium is a wonder drug!

Waiting Too Long to Have Sex Linked to Sexual Dysfunction Later in Life, Study Says

Neil Young's on SNL tonight

Mmm....I bought a block of Dubliner cheese at Costco today.

Oprah Obama Oprah Obama Oprah Obama Oprah Obama Oprah Obama Oprah Obama Oprah Obama Oprah Obama

the Lounge scorecard thread

Christmas party hors d'œuvre,what's your favorite?

Am I the only one who's sick to death of Bill Clinton?

Never mind about valium. Chantix is the one true wonder drug.

My favorite part of the Golden Compass

I watched "La Vie en Rose" this afternoon.

hey you guys are missing out General Oprah Discussion

It's Teddy Bear Toss night!!!

I'm 58 posts from 15K ...what to do...hmmm...what to do?

27 years ago today....John Lennon R.I.P. n/t

Yes, it's the return of the 44-thousand-dollar, 268-HP, all-leather-interior...

My father's giving me an old laptop

Who's cooler: Satan or Cthulhu?

Favorite Unforgettable SNL Moment

I need your opinions: Which house should we buy?

Reasons MrMander should sign up on DU


I watched SiCkO tonight

I officially will never get anything done anymore: I have joined World of Warcraft.

is you is or is you aint my baby?

I have a person here cleaning my home today.

This has been an extremely difficult weekend . . .

Glengarry Glen Ross

Am I the only one who's fed to the teeth with All Things Oprah?

things you have learnt about yourself from visiting GD: list em

cotton socks, wool socks and slippers...and my toes are still frozen

I just finished cleaning ThomCat's house. Did I miss anything?

12-month Army tours possible by summer

Report: Progress on harassment at academies

NBC rejects TV ad thanking troops

Investigators focus on 3 Blackwater guards

Tricare data breach affects 4,700 families

Huachuca protesters ordered jailed

New CG cutter sails for machinery trials

Sergeant charged in detainee death

Report: MRAP maker shuts down plant

Reserve retirement plan is not retroactive

Japan to build stealth fighter jets by 2014

Eielson swaps F-16s to keep Kunsan current

Lawmakers finalize 2008 Defense spending bill

Lackland captain gets jail for indecent acts

Terror cell leader killed, others held near Balad

OpEd: A virtual shame

Army recants general’s Senate testimony

Unit going to Iraq to be armed with Excalibur

Commander: Iranian threats dominate region

Sasebo’s on-base water rationing to begin Dec. 17

Japanese base workers ready for all-day strikes

Regiment says goodbye to Iraqi friends

U.S. officials question Iran’s role in Iraq

Iraqis overwhelm police recruiting drive

'Gamblers' Get Their Combat Spurs

JSF Still on the Ground?

NTC Opening New Urban Training Site

Top Marine Explains MRAP Cutbacks

WIC adds veggies and fruits, cuts some dairy

The Domestic IED Threat

Patriotic Highway Displays OKd For Now

Dems Outraged Over Destroyed CIA Tapes

Maine town mourns 2d soldier

Beyond Walter Reed

Vietnam Veterans Less Inclined To Talk About Mental Health


If you want to discriminate against gays, you are probably gay

Hillary's unconformable moment in a debate

Bill Richardson plays Hardball: Discusses NIE report on Iran

David Swanson at Impeachment Rally in Denver

Maude: Nixon v. Humphrey

ISEA President Linda Nelson Interviews Barack Obama

Who Told Cheney, Rove She Was CIA?

Bill-O and Karl Rove Blame The Democrats

New country (Iraqi song) (graphic/sad)

Be Thankful for What You Got - William DeVaughn

Ron Suskind: White House full of crap about CIA tapes

Repost Part 1 of Sheldon Whitehouse's FISA, Law, and executive order.

Oprah Winfrey Speaks for Barack Obama in Iowa - Part 1 of 2


A Public Service Announcement From George Washington

Kucinich 08 -Gov Project-

"Mitt's Mormon Dream" for Mike Papanonio's

A Video That Will Make You Fired Up!

The Golden Age of Screw-Ups

Biden Can't Wait to Take on the Republicans

Obama the Organizer

Harry Truman, Thomas Dewey, campaigning in the 40s.

What's a Good Credit Card to start out with?

Not that I particularly care, but I think Mormonism is even more ridiculous than most religions

Democrats Plan to Cave On Iraq Funding...Again.

Just heard Fred Schneider of the B52's bad mouth Bush a couple of times...

WP & NYT ignored claim and denial that Bush was told to "stand down" on Iran

I'm SO COMPLETELY OVER ELLEN DEGENERES-Hosting a Call from Bushitler

I've heard it said that Huckabee has plenty of...problems...that make him beatable as a candidate-

Ken Lay: Dead or Alive?

Dems Plan To Cave On Iraq Funds

Clinton, Edwards & Obama Won't Guarantee That by 2013 We'll Be Out Of Iraq?

Pick a fight! I'll play devils advocate.. well till I pass out

there just may be some truth in this ;-)

Christian group's diaper 'contest' no crime, DA says

Lawyers ask court to take charge of Katrina money

I was thinking about the movie John Q tonight...


Doling Out Other People’s Money

Hello, paranoia: "Rock salt, not anthrax, triggers hazmat scare"

Time for a major bust. Read this law--is there anyone you can think of that might be in violation?

The 20/20 segment about the MySpace suicide.

CSpan 1: WJ discussing the CIA Interrogation Tapes now

Major oil spill on South Korea's west coast

Preaching to the choir.

A violent person is out of control

Kristine Kraft is in Bernie's chair tonight

How Scientific Is Modern Medicine?

Washington Journal talking about celebrity endorsements

US State Department official questioned by Waxman about his connections to Blackwater quits

Notes On The 27th Anniversary Of The Murder: What Would John Lennon Think Of Our World Today?

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Senate will likely vote again on funding for the occupation

Why Conservatives Usually Sound Like Complete Idiots: Because they are

DAVE LINDORFF: Just Gimme Some Truth!

Judge in Jena 6 Case Closes Records (AP)

Download A Song -- Lose Your (Student) Loan

***BREAKING!!!*** New GG Sentinel poll has Kucinich leading with 100%; all others tied for 2nd.

One other result of the USA engaging in torture

Durbin, Kennedy blast CIA's videotape destruction

Every year for seven years now my jaw has hit the floor in astonishment

Bayh and Lugar hammered for their vote on energy bill.

The Conservative Agenda - a cartoon:

Conrad Black "Lord Black of Crossharbour" headed to prison

Surge in Auto-Loan Delinquencies Is Latest Trouble for the Economy

How relieve will you be

Progressive Dems' Dear Nancy Letter

What is in the 28 blacked-out pages of the congressional Sept. 11 report?

San Diego/SoCal getting another storm

Hill Close To Deal on War Funds

The Tapes May Have Been Destroyed But That Doesn't Mean The People Can't Testify

"War Is Over!"

Should The Next Administration Pursue Prosecutions Within The Current Administration

Why Do Roadblock Republicans Hate the Planet?

Journalist, scientist united in stand against whaling (discoverer of humpback songs)

What else doesn't the White House know?

"Don't go outside your home. We want to bring peace to Musa Qala."

Praise the Lord

Monday the NIE is released. Neocons vow a counterattack. Thursday: Voila! Torturetapegate.

Why is it that soldiers do not have the right to bear arms?

Iran Drops Dollar From Oil Deals: Report

Florida is not happy about the reduced flow (water)


Ron Paul Blimp

Rich-Bastards - Top 10 Rich Lists 2007 + added bonus: BILLIONAIRE JOKES

NIE report to refill WH toilet paper supply after Constitution used up

GREENWALD's "IRAQ FOR SALE" is on E-DRAMA East (cable) NOW!!

Huckabee wanted to isolate AIDS patients (AP)

Women a target in oil-rich Basra

So O'LOOFAH is a "holiday insurgent" in the "war on Xmas"?

RJ Matson: Disenchanted with the Democratic field

Greenwald's IRAQ FOR SALE will be on E-DRAMA WEST at @ 2:15 ET!!

Houston to Dubai: A Nonstop Flow of Money

Know what's going to come of the NIE flap and

I think that the framers made a mistake in the translation of the 2nd Amendment

CompUSA closes shop

News Outlets Shun Word 'Torture' in Regard to Destroyed CIA Tapes

Time to look for the wading boots prior to the State of the Union. What would you tell George?

Cookie Krongard's son seeks restraining order against dad

Wall Street High-Flyers: Having It Their Way at Burger King

Scientists Cure Mice With Sickle Cell

Talk of gaming White House mortgage plan emerges...Borrowers may Stop PAying Bills!

Self delete -- double post

The Use of Lies and Propaganda by the Conservative Elite to Maintain their Wealth and Power

Self delete -- double post

For John

Smithsonian For Sale

the GD scorecard thread

Henry Kravis makes $51,369 PER HOUR. You pay more taxes.

2006: They were worried for a reason

For those of us who question

Glenn Greenwald: "Missing" evidence is familiar Bush pattern

***DUzy Awards for week ending December 7, 2007***

This is an amazing presentation by Chris Hedges on how deeply

A new twist in the War On Christmas: "I don't even want nonbelievers saying Merry Christmas!"

How many would like to see the Wealthy TAXED to extinction?

President Bush Declares Himself A Disaster

(Seven-year-old) Hero's six-hour surgery a success

Oprah Opera

Huckabee believes strange things

"I swear to God, they wouldn't pay me if they knew how much fun this was," the doomed plane's...

Par Excellence

Let's isolate gays!

War is Over

Balkin and Lederman: Whitehouse's outrage should be directed at Congress

Us Attorney Scandal...

Episcopal Diocese Secedes From Church

M-16s and high school football

WaPo: Pelosi briefed on waterboarding in 2002, didn't object

A great agument for the cause of global warming.

In my opinion, the two worst candidates the Democrats could nominate are...

The war still lives. And it's our fault.

Iran stops selling oil in U.S. dollars

Which candidate is perfect?

History of Sex on the History Channel tonite

22 killed in Iraqi conflict

Mark my word, this will be next

An open message to the religious right or anyone else

A Mormon’s Ultimate Doorbell

Tampax- Use your period for good

Do you believe the Obama camp when they say they didn't help Oprah w/ her speech?

I've been talking to a lot of my Yankee buddies and they're scared of Obama

Shouldn't Oprah Winfrey Just Butt Out?

The battles continue in Florida...Evolution versus Creationism.

anyone else having trouble accessing youtube tonight?

OMFG: Anyone else watching Russert interviewing the TODAY show folk?

I think I have figured out the reason why when running as a republican

Huckabee- isolate AIDS patients, don't search for cure, let out the rapist who raped/killed two

Does anyone live near Santa Ynez and want to go to

On This Date in Bush History 12/8: ** A SOLDIER'S PLEA **

Which one is 'Cookie,' and which one is 'Buzzy'?

Jonathan Falwell: Avoid ‘Golden Compass’

Military Families Question Iraq War as Support for Bush Slips

More Conservative hypocrisy

It is important to help homeowners

Florida's broken court system let's another crook go free.

CIA hires "expensive private counsel to deal with mounting legal concerns over interrogation"(Salon)

Can i get your opinion on this?

Why Bush warned about preventing Iran from having the "knowledge" necessary to make nukes

News of the Times -- CEOs Form Street Gang

US Intelligence fairy tails

Rodriguez doing business with brother of Silvestre Reyes; House Intel Joins Torture Tape Fray

Is YouTube down for everybody else?

Maybe rather than consumerism - the public response - it is a function of commercialism

NYC to Consider Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban

So Oprah, if Obama was against this war long before it was popular to be against it

Justice Department Weighs Taking Over Case Filed By Indicted Lawyer

State Department Official Iraq Update


Paper Ballots Hand Counted by the People

Who Does the CIA Work For?

Senate Climate Bill In Danger Of Filibuster: Please Call Today


Hill-bullies May Bring US Four More Years of GOP Rule

Former Gitmo Interrogator blasts Bush on CIA tapes while campaigning for Richardson

Larry Johnson: More on Torture Tapes

Cons fail to gather enough signatures in California.

anybody know what donna hanover is doing these days?

Jose A. Rodriguez - "the most important man in the U.S. spy game whose name you probably never knew"

Why does NeoCon David Frum Have Posner's Snip about Torture Victim revealing Saudi's/911 Up on Blog

Store mistakenly sells 33-cent gasoline

Clinton ordered destruction of CIA Tapes

vote for hillary -- give the bushes a coup d'etat and the old man a might gas attack!

World Wildlife Fund and Coca Cola's $20 Million Water Deal

Think this one through

There are many many Christians that you agree with...

Hybrids US Sales Up 82% in November

Ray McGovern -- Welcome to Catastrophe a video on why Bush Cheney must be impeached now!

Campbell Brown to have show about Iran on CNN tonight

The Destroyed Tapes: A Boon for Conspiracy Theorists

The DCCC must get a lot of "Impeach Bush" responses when they call for donations.

Let's not take our eyes off the NIE lies of Bushco.

10 Myths about Offshoring -- Which ones can be debunked?

No More Biting: Police Dogs Learn to Headbutt Criminals

Today Secretary Gates Calls Iran a Threat to Regional Security

Top Twenty Iraq Oversight Outrages Uncovered by the DPC

Obama speaking live on

Anyone know anything about Carbonite PC Backup Software?

WTF...How can those Pubs run for office when their FILTER allowed Bush into the WH?

‘Well-Informed’ Source Tells CBS That Tapes Were Destroyed To Prevent Prosecution

America's Media in a Nutshell

Why don't the Democrats just fund the Iraqi War for duration of bu$h* term?

White House: Will veto 'budget-busting' bill (sight unseen)

Oprah and Bill Clinton

War on Greed

Speculation regarding "what/when did * know" timeline on Iran NIE...

News Outlets Shun Word 'Torture' in Regard to Destroyed CIA Tapes

Once upon a Time, the Fundies HATED Christmas.

So now I have to convince my liberal friends that libertarianism is bunk?

Bush's Last Laugh: Whether Moron Or Liar, Who Cares?

Public Sentiment For Impeachment Expands - Congress Shirks Duty

But *this time*, is the intelligence correct? Campbell Brown Reports

vote for Bob

Moyers was 100% correct when

Destruction of Tapes Could Alter Prosecutions

Finally....President issues disaster declaration for Wash. flooding

The Food Revolution- Genetic Engineering, Part II

The Panhandlers' Perspective

DU hurricane experts and Florida residents

After 300 Iraq missions, Fort Richardson soldier killed by moose

Where da DUzy's?

'We need to take steps to isolate the carriers of this plague.' -Huckabee on AIDS

Let's See The Secret Directives Bush SIGNED

1960: Who Would You Have Supported

Huckabee wanted to isolate AIDS patients

Red Sox Schilling pitches McCain for president.

Republicans Love Religious Cults

Dipshit Penn. State students mock Virginia Tech victims with costumes at party

CIA, Department Of Justice Begin Probe Of Interrogation Videotape Destruction

The Economic Consequences of Mr. Bush

You can support organizations working to legalize marijuana . . .

According to the resident drunk conservative at my pub...

"Those tapes must have depicted pretty gruesome evidence of serious criminal conduct." (part 2)

Only a freaking Republican would try & profit from killing his own dog!

Giuliani-Nathan Security Detail Fraudulent Billing Timeline!

I'm starting to support the idea of Voter IDs

mystery illness at meat processing plant - Mayo Clinic stumped

We're apathetic.

Saw the most descriptive bumper sticker

Police expect no charges in youth group diaper skit

AP: Anniversary of Tim Johnson's brain hemorrhage: then and now

CNN cancels show set to air next week: We Were Warned. Iran Goes Nuclear.

"Horrid" NOLA Public Housing (PICS) -- which the Senate just voted to demolish

America and Corporate Capitalism Gone Stone Mad

The recent news that Iran is no longer trading oil for dollars....

"Someday" by Salem Hill

Iowa County Chair For Clinton Resigns After Sending Out E-Mail Claiming Obama is A Muslim

Do You Think Your State Plays A Role In The Candidate Selection Process?

I don't think Drudge likes Huckabee

Initiative that would ban most abortions (in MO) goes to the public

Levitz Furniture Going Out of Business

Karlheinz Stockhausen is dead.

Voice your outrage! Rove being paid to speak at huge amphitheatre in Los Angeles

Did you all know the Immaculate Conception occurred on December 8th?

Tancredo Says He's Boycotting Univision Debate

Destroyed torture tapes affect Padilla, Moussaoui cases, and 9-11 Commission report

Sources : Oprah had major hand in destruction of CIA tapes!

Foreign currency: Investing in the US Dollar

Sooo, Democrats ready to capitulate..AGAIN !

Fun and Games with the 100% Christian Singles Company that keeps popping up in DU's Google Ads

"... a major concession by Democrats." - NYT

Saw one of these MoFos at the Lewis Plaza yesterday (Ford F-650 P/U)

What's The Least You Can Recall Ever Paying For Gasoline?

The next time someone here says we are "mean" to the Bush daughters, remind 'em of the FReepers.

Wondering How Much Mitt "Tithes" Compared to His Tax Breaks

Early morning observations: 1) Most people at DU no longer get

Without late-night, candidates get a pass

Alan Greenspan: "Parasites who persistently avoid either purpose or reason perish as they should,"

"I'm a republican, but..."

Smoke in Our Eyes: CIA Torture Tape Story Attacks NIE, Pulls Bush-Cheney Feet From Fire

Sometime in November

Larisa Alexandrovna: The CIA Tapes Continued... (Date Tapes Were Viewed Bizarre)

Were lies necessary?

What is the worst high school in America?


What the hell is going on? I just read posts that 5 different co's were

How many more co-signers to Dennis Kucinich's HR 333 to impeach VP Cheney

The Story of Stuff: great 20 minute video on Consumerism & Ecology.

Regarding the need to own a gun

It was 27 years ago today.

Job Loss Could also Mean Premature Death

Now that we know what we know about bushco....

Beauty is still here.

Doctors don't report colleagues, errors: Study finds practices at odds with beliefs

Iran Drops US Dollar

Former 'No Nukes' Protester: Stop Worrying and Love Nuclear Power

Save Public Housing in New Orleans

John Lennon Would Approve

If they don't impeach, is Pelosi, Rahm, Hoyer, Conyers complicit & accessories to the crime?

How did the Air Forse nuke incidence correlate to the admission that the whitehouse

The Obama Newness

Give the Gift of Impeachment

WP: Clinton Team Turns Iowa Focus to Women

NIE flap. Destroyed tapes flap: How many more will it take? What to do?

Who's that in the Crystal Blog? President Obama

For the third time, I have been accused...

All these people Campaigned for Lieberman for the Dem. Primary in 2006:

Must View, Des Moines Register Slide Show: Kids Question the Candidates

Obama to concert crowd: This is our moment to win

McCrery (R-La.) Announces Retirement Plans

Obama gives it the old college try

Obama’s Musical Draw

Obama rocks the vote with members of Wilco - Concert and speech aim to energize young fans

Obama first with TV ads in Nevada

Democrats plan to Cave on Iraq funding...Again.

Why did the CIA destroy the tapes??

Newweek IA Poll Obama 35% Clinton 29%

Pelosi calls Cheney swipe undignified

Link TV: The Panama Deception

Random Musings On A Saturday Morning

Photos: Barack Obama speaking in Chicago last night at a fundraising concert

Current list of House and Senate members retiring:

Rasmussen daily graph for 12/8/07 - Clinton up 2, Obama unchanged, Edwards down 1

AP reporter on Washington Journal is great example of how our media is failing us

Senator Johnson Getting Back on His Feet: "I'm a miracle."

Sean Penn: "I love acting, truly my favorite people are actors."

US Candidates On The Issues - Excellent chart for anyone who is interested in the actual politics

No scary civil rights black liberal he, oh no!

Ron Paul

Why do you think Oprah supports Obama?

Hillary Clinton brings out Bill to battle Oprah in South Carolina

47% of DU respondents think Oprah only supports Obama because he is Black. . .

Bill has decided to be in SC the day before Obama, and I have the perfect song for Obama to play

Is it me or are there a lot of new handles with low post counts trying to stir up trouble?

What Is Behind The Huckster's Surge?

Women voters driven by desire for change

The end of Huckabee?...Wanted to to isolate AIDS patients, limit funding for AIDS research and cure

Breaking - Congressional Democrats Respond To Torture Tape Destruction

Michigan AFL-CIO Chief: Clinton Needs to be Better on Trade

Bush Radio: "House of Representatives is delaying $75 billion in tax refund checks"

W.J.'s question of the morning sure brought out the racists/classists

Clark attacks Obama by comparing him to about spin!

Dems about to capitulate once more.

Obama/Oprah rally in Iowa on Cspan at 4:30. Just an FYI. nt

Should we start calling Obama the "Comeback Kid?"

Why aren't we invading Russia? We invaded Haiti when Aristide allegedly stole the elections

I don't really care who wins the dem nomination and the presidency

When Edwards uses Black supporters to attack Obama/Oprah then that is sad. . .

Democratic leaders in Washington set to CAVE again on Iraq funding

Where Was Oprah In 1984?


Tancredo "hopes" Obama is the Democratic nominee, calls him inspirational and a role model

Site chosen for Obama-Oprah event isn't unionized despite suggestion of pro-union alternate venue

Where were the Clintons when our govt started sending our jobs overseas?

Video Discussion of HR 1955 Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Bill

Why don't we just elect Oprah president and be done with it

Post-Obama Surge Pre-Oprah Stress Disorder sufferers check-in here

Huckabee wanted to isolate AIDS patients

Oprah-Obama event `publicity stunt,' black Edwards supporters say

Sean Penn: "I think life's an irrational obsession."

FLASHBACK: Huckabee Proposed ‘Isolating’ Patients With AIDS ‘Plague'

Leave Mike Huckabee (and the fourth estate) alone!

Dorothy Rodham, Chelsea join Clinton on Iowa campaign trail

Is it me or is there a lot of Obama/Oprah bashing today? Guess the opponents and their DU. . .

Obama and Oprah in Iowa, LIVE at 4:30 ET on C-Span

Republic/RNC machine is panicked about Hucksterbee

I received the latest Zogby poll.

Is it a coincidence that Obama and Huckabee are surging at the same time?

Why does the word "socialized" frighten people?

That is quite an impressive corporation backing Obama - whew

Barack, Michelle and Oprah the first wire shots are in. . .(more to come)

After Oprah leaves stage, FOX/CNN cut to regular programing. Only CSPAN stays w/ Obama's speech.

What's with the "Where was Oprah" threads?

Obama Attacks Krugman But Forgets the Facts

Who is dumber?

Seems Hillary's attacks on Obama didn't focus group well - Quiet, conversational tone back in effect

Obama's IL Senate years gave rise to a presidential contender

Where was Oprah in 2004?

Obama: "I'll be releasing my Kindergarden Papers..."

Michael P. Shaw for President!

Obama-Oprah on C-Span right now.

I think the Bushies want to lose the 2008 presidential election.

Chelsea's Iowa Debut

Obama just said: He's going to disclose all his Kindergarten papers Tomorrow

FOX "News" covering Oprah/Obama pallooza live - ON NOW!!

Oprah in Des Moines

AFSCME HILLARY AD begins airing in Iowa

GOP Expected to Keep Seats in Ohio, Va.(Tuesday)

Did you hear the nut that just called CSPAN?

Where was Oprah in 2003?

Oprah on FIRE !!!!

Forbes magazine scoring of the candidates

a snapshot of today's desperation


18,500 At The Obama-Oprah Rally In Iowa

Fighting Over Oprah

With all the crimes the bu$h administration is known to have committed and

Winners and Losers of the Week in Foreign Policy

Hillary should address the "bitch thing."

"The Presidential Primaries on DU" theme song

On the Ground

A testy little Huckabee on "ambush questions" and how it was no big deal that he hadn't read the NIE

Where were Hillary and Edwards in 2002?

Sally Jesse Raphael endorses Hillary

Is it because Hillary is a woman or because people don't like her politics as much as the others?

I'm not an Oprah Winfrey fan

Giuliani can't be tried for fraud because the 5-year statute of limitations expired

Gov Richardson: policies to address mortgage meltdown.

Richardson, Kucinich in Nevada

SC State Senator switches from Biden to Obama

AP: Oprah dazzles crowd for Obama in Iowa

Just 18% Believe Iran has Stopped Nuclear Weapons Development Program

Oprah quoting "Miss Jane Pittman": "Are you the one? I am here to tell you Iowa, he is the one!"

GOP primaries: Looks like the NYC mafia mayor is out. Now it's the Mormon vs. the Christian

Pundits agree: Hillary's negative campaign is a losing strategy

A reminder about who is clearly and firmly against torture

Obama and Oprah draw a full house in Iowa

Would Oprah have endorsed Obama if he was white?

Dodd says his insider knowledge a big plus

Which Repuglickin Candidate Would You Most Like to Fight?

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: "So far in Texas, it's John Edwards or nobody"

Chelsea’s Iowa Debut

Iowans are talking about Biden

Hillary Clinton Wobbles as her backers turn to Barack Obama.

If I was the Clinton campaign I would have debuted Chelsea on any other weekend but this one. . .

For the sake of the country, the Democrats must unite...

How does Oprah's confession (I voted for as many Republicans as Democrats) afffect how you view her

I'm getting the impression I don't need bother to vote in the primaries

NYT: Parole Case and ’90s AIDS View Trail Huckabee

NY Times praises Oprah for endorsing Obama on the issues, not because he's fun to have a beer with

Which of these candidates would come out alive in A Steel-Caged Death Match-Repuke Edition

By The Numbers: Who Is The Democratic Congress Ignoring?

Navy vet says waterboarding scarred him for life

Huckabee wanted to ISOLATE & QUARANTINE all persons with AIDS

There's only 14 days left until the Iowa Caucus

Which of these candidates would come out alive in A Steel-Caged Death Match-Democratic Party Edition

Why do people think Obama is so Inexperienced?

I'm going to be disclosing my kindergarten papers tomorrow--Obama

LA Times: Oprah events in Iowa will have more people than a fourth of the caucus turnout in 2004

Oprah is anti-union? Will Obama speak out on her Wal-Mart-style policies?

Oprahbama is #1 story in MSNBC, LA Times, NY Times, CNN, Yahoo News, Chicago Tribune, NY Post,


where was Oprah in 2000?

Current Status of the Primary Polls, State-by-State (12-7-07)

Folks, I've decided to take a break from DU for awhile, and I just want to say one thing :

The Council on Foreign Relations Evaluation of the Candidates on Trade (Yes, There's Differences)

Hillary's Political Tourette's

Taking a sounding on the Republicans in near-mid-December.

Oprah-Obama event `publicity stunt,' black Edwards supporters say

More on the lovely Huckabee

There Are Some Things Worth Losing An Election Over

It's Time to Call A Spade A Spade:

Why I support Dennis Kucinich over Ron Paul

"Can a Bull Elk in Rut Pass through the Eye of a Camel?"

Obama and Oprah crowd "looked like a Bennetton ad," draws more people than Harkin Fish Fry

Don't Look Now...But Obama Just Won Iowa

Help a student who has a real RW nutjob asking him to write a paper about Mexico

Okay, so Obama is going to get the Dem nomination! Can

Cartoonist Matt Wuerker shoots and scores!

Oprah and Obama Make a Splash - Glowing Media Coverage

Obama in 2006 echoed his 04' comment about senators possibly being justified to vote for the IWR...

Oh, the irony. Now Obama fans are the ones who think their candidate is "inevitable"

Oprah v. Hillary

Obama did campaign for Joe Lieberman, and so did Bill Clinton

I think Obama has it sewn up now

Larry O'Donnell finally tells the truth about Mitt Romney and Mormonism

Did you know: Biden urged Kerry to select Republican Senator John McCain as running mate in 2004

Who's LEFT to be Right?

Dec 7th NJ Straw Caucus: Edwards wins, Obama 2nd, Kucinich 3rd

Thank you, Barack, Michelle, and Oprah!

Gates says Iran seeks to cause chaos

Clinton Talks of Scars While Keeping Her Guard Up

What IS It About Hillary

(CBS) Kids Steal the Show at Edwards Event

Please, read, respond, kick, and rec this GD thread:

Paul's campaign blimp will be coming to Boston

Krugman says he was motivated by Obama's promotion of right-wing memes

Mike Huckabee is a Dangerous Zealot

Even if Obama wins Iowa and NH, Hillary will win nomination

Romney: Atheists are unconstitutional

Now I've heard it All!!! People on DU accusing Sean Penn of regurgitating RW talking Points

the GDP scorecard thread

How many DUers do you have on your "ignore list"?

Hillary Clinton wobbles as her backers turn to Barack Obama

Kucinich Brings Presidential Campaign To L.A.

A reminder - More proof the Iraq war was just a desire for oil/money by bush et al

Religion tests America

Civil Rights Icon Calls Obama Too Young, Bill Clinton is every bit as black as Barack

Edwards proposes 'Brownie's Law'

Frank Rich: The Republicans Find Their Obama

Oprah: "I've voted for as many Republicans as Democrats over the years."

How long before the country gets sick of the Oprah-Obama Circus & it turns on them like a rabid dog?

'After all, Obama needs to get elected and he will stand with anyone who can help him do it.'

Ok, I gotta ask. What "change" is Obama truly offering, and what does "hope" have to do with it?

Wow! Guess who first introduced Obama to Donnie McClurkin....OPRAH WINFREY DID!!

Choose a Running Mate For Obama...

Bush Administration Goes to Court to STOP Meatpackers from VOLUNTARILY testing for Mad Cow Disease

Which candidate is perfect?

Wyoming Dem governor says he doesn't want to vote for Dem candidates for prez.

Edwards Condemns NAFTA

Newbies... Oprahbama Supporters Naive?

It looks like Biden doesn't have a snowball's chance in hell in these primaries

Obama throws his support behind Lieberman