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Archives: December 9, 2007

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

U.S. Citizens Question Terror Watch Lists

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

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

Hayden Panettiere: Save the Whales, Save the World

NATO Says Itís Prepared to Keep the Peace in Kosovo

Code Pink Protester Under Arrest Again (After Pakistan)

NBC Decides to Run Conservative-Group Ad

Oil-Rich Nations Use More Energy, Cutting Exports

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

Did Iceland Teen Call Secret White House Phone?

Nice post, Oprah.


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

I am more diffident than you.

Is it hard for you to say no

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!

Hey... where did my post go?

I am more difficult than you

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

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

Chinese delivery for dinner tonight...

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

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

I think we need more cowbell in this world


Late to the party as usual

Devo - Beautiful World

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.

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

OW! My Balls

I just ordered a pizza

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

My balls are killing me.

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?

spider friggin' solitaire

somebody PLEASE distract me

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

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?

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

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!

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

DUzy awards for the week are up in GD

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?

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?

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

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'úuvre,what's your favorite?

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

I watched "La Vie en Rose" this afternoon.

It's Teddy Bear Toss night!!!

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

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?

I watched SiCkO tonight

This has been an extremely difficult weekend . . .

Glengarry Glen Ross

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

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

Who Told Cheney, Rove She Was CIA?

New country (Iraqi song) (graphic/sad)

Be Thankful for What You Got - William DeVaughn

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

Biden Can't Wait to Take on the Republicans

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

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


Ron Paul Blimp

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

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 Mormonís 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

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

anyone else having trouble accessing youtube tonight?

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


Let's See The Secret Directives Bush SIGNED

Republicans Love Religious Cults

CIA, Department Of Justice Begin Probe Of Interrogation Videotape Destruction

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

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

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

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

Sally Jesse Raphael endorses Hillary

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

Richardson, Kucinich in Nevada

AP: Oprah dazzles crowd for Obama in Iowa

Obama and Oprah draw a full house in Iowa

Would Oprah have endorsed Obama if he was white?

Which Repuglickin Candidate Would You Most Like to Fight?

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 í90s 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

Navy vet says waterboarding scarred him for life

Huckabee wanted to ISOLATE & QUARANTINE all persons with AIDS

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?

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,

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 :

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

It's Time to Call A Spade A Spade:

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

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

Oprah and Obama Make a Splash - Glowing Media Coverage

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

Who's LEFT to be Right?

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

(CBS) Kids Steal the Show at Edwards Event

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

the GDP scorecard thread

Hillary Clinton wobbles as her backers turn to Barack Obama

Frank Rich: The Republicans Find Their Obama

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

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

Which candidate is perfect?

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

Progressive Change in Venezuela

Discredited Ohio Congressman Ney's Iran links almost mattered


Kucinich isn't neglecting constituents' problems - or the country's

Keep Out the Faithless!!

As Iraqis Vie for Kirkukís Oil, Kurds Become Pawns - NY Times

Top 10 Ways To Identify An Evangelical Republican

Fujimori trial a moment of truth

Obama's WSJ Op-Ed: Homeland Insecurity

Court Intrigue for Dickie Scruggs: Clash between trial lawyers and corporate America

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

This story will make your blood run cold.

Bob Herbert: Spies Like You and Me

Mittís No J.F.K.

Apathy in the face of whale slaughter

Why the Democrats Could Lose By Robert Parry, from

Have the elites and fascists catalyzed a Democratic Reformation

Sandiaís Sunshine to Petrol project seeks fuel from thin air

{Fish} Catch cuts 'bring bigger profits' (BBC)

Global rallies focus on climate (BBC)

Brazil deforestation slows again (BBC)

S Korea declares slick 'disaster' (BBC)

Ciclovia (cyclotopia?)

Paper mill branches into energy (biorefinery)

Eliot (ME) seeks to allow renewable resources (no NIMYs he-ah)

Utility customers can help develop renewable energy sources for only $1 (Ohio)

Nation's largest solar thermal development slated for Fletcher (NC)

Solar lights up state economy (California)

Un-nerving Update to Recent Climate Report, What the IPCC Report Didn't and Couldn't Say

Measure would require future surface warships to be nuclear

Daily Telegraph: Join our fight to save the whales

RX from China

Western Communities Seek Mining Reform

Oil-Rich Nations Use More Energy, Cutting Exports

what is the cost in money and energy making biodiesel compared to ethanol?

Utilities slow energy bill: Southern companies' lobbying persuades the U.S. Senate

Where tigers and people fight for space (BBC)

Norway gives 375 million euros a year to halt deforestation

Rechargeable battery system---- what can you recommend?

Inquiry Begins Into Destruction of Tapes

U.S. wants more pressure on Iran

AP photographer gets first hearing

Second NATO soldier killed in fight for Taliban town: ISAF

Iraq: Returning to destroyed, looted or occupied homes

Iraq-Jordan: Few Iraqis returning home

Planned Climate Debate a No-Go Now

Iraq provincial police chief killed in bombing

4 Shot Outside New Life Church (Colorado Springs)

Whooping cough outbreak at S.C. college (Bob Jones)

Robert Pickton found guilty of six counts of second-degree murder

Iraq Urges US to Engage With Iran

Senators at odds on special probe of CIA tapes

Army leaders push to shorten Iraq tours

Iraq's hardline Baathists prefer to stay in the shadows

Gunman opens fire in Colo. missionary center

China concerned over US 'protectionism'

CIA has recruited Iranians to defect (named "the Brain Drain")

U.N. envoy urges Iraq to join anti-torture treaty

Student threatens LA campus shooting

Iran, China's Sinopec sign oil field deal

Campus outrage as Penn State students dress as Virginia Tech massacre victims

U.S. attorney firings open doors for the 9

Canadian Farmer Found Guilty of Murder (Canada's worst serial killer)

Biden wants special counsel in tape case

Hill (including Pelosi) Briefed on Waterboarding in 2002: Intel Panels' Chiefs Did Not Protest

Shooting at New Life Church (Haggard's church, second shooting today)

Huckabee stands by AIDS statement

Are you ready for the sex girls?

Earth tone suits you, so give it a smile

ever played this:

4 of you voted "You're obsessed with cats. You're not allowed to do an Oprah thread" -- ???

Oh....oh....oh..... one more thing before I go to bed.....

Pumpin' and Blowin'

American Dreamz has some surprisingly funny moments


Ever shave a Barty and nobody growed?

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

Now this song is what I'm talking about!


Lee Roy sleep now.


Holy shit!!! You'll never guess what I just got done doing in the bathroom!!!

G'night DU! Lullaby of Birdland

Man says condom was in burger, seeks damages for pain, suffering, emotional duress, medical expenses

If I were the man I was five years ago, I'd take a FLAMETHROWER to this place

After an evening in the GDP, I've decided Bill Hicks was right.

That's Good

You gotta love Bjork....

Wendy SOLD OUT! Dave Thomas must be rolling in his grave


picking candidates' noses

I'd like to apologize for my most recent outburst

You might be a republican if....

Chicken man -- hold my hand

When you were young and your heart was an open book

*I WINNED A DUZY!!!!!!!!!* Ask me anything!

Al pacino checking his bank account

People are people.

This not seeing my son

Procol Harum - Conquistador

My Cock is bigger than yours.

If Obama were a Mormon, Republican woman then would Oprah support Obama?

A tree, pelicans, gulls, skimmers and a Texas Speedbump Alive!

Too bad cassettes are no longer in use

Smilies Question

Today is my birthday, entertain me please

I've got an appointment with Oprah!

3 Dogs and a Wild Tabby

John Cougar surprises woman in hot tub

Aw, hell ó let's just take Teh Longue out behind the woodshed

Is it just me, or does Levitz Furniture go out of business every three years or so?

Question about functioning of DU site/personal problem

It's simple. Really. Johnny don't wanna.

My books are bigger than your boobs.

Would we even notice Bootsy if he hadn't played bass for George Clinton?

My Bible is bigger than yours

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/9/07

My name is Reverend_Smitty and I'm a crossword puzzle addict

What if "sales associates" really were business associates?

There sure is a lot of weirdness going on in the NFL today (spoilers, obviously)

Family Feud: what is the most popular interpretation of the term "flame bait"?

Did you guys see this? Penn State students dressed up as

It -still- hasn't frozen in Dallas, but it is cool enough to think of warm dessert...

I've got an apartment with Oprah!

I want my diva BACK!! Whitney at her best!

In the NFL, most loved team? Most hated?

I want my diva BACK!! Britney at her best!

Happy Dance!! A really cool friend is preggers!


I am different from you

We need to hire a bouncer for the Lounge

Vous embrassez ton chien sur la bouche.

Grunge or late 80's early 90's rock...


Artie Lange comes out of the closet

They Live....

The last two weeks or so. DU has been running way slow for me...

This should be the new lounge icon

I had a terrible week at work

Would We Have Ever Noticed Bill Clinton If His Wife Weren't Hillary?

I hate things that go beep

Pay What You Want for This Article - Radiohead's "In Rainbows" challenging the statusquo

My pecks are bigger than yours.

Things you've learned about people,here in the Lounge.

Jem - If a picture is worth a thousand words, the words are pretty feeble

If you want to call out other members of DU,

What should I have for lunch?


So teh lad finally contacts me at 11:54

picketing candidates' events

My boobs are bigger than yours.

I wouldn't deny that you shouldn't oppose my decision to oppose your opposition to what I didn't say

Rant thread......

We're gonna get cultured and stuff today...

Am I the only one who's sick to death of George Dubya?

I was responding to a post in GD that was deleted before I clicked 'post'.

I was searching for "lap pillow"

Let the fun begin. First two ornaments on the Ptah Ptree

What's it all about, Alfie?

I'm avoiding a work project today, but instead am watching Schoolhouse Rock vids on YouTube.

Over shot it.. thaaaat much

Who would have thought that Adrian Peterson would only have rushed for -3 yards so far today...

How creepy is my sig line pic?

My name is kedrys, and I'm a Sudoku addict

I wish datasuspect would quit spamming my PM box with his nonsense.

Where's my PM datasuspect???

Isn't there just *something* about a women with stockings???

My Holidays are Saved!

check your MP

Are cats psychedelic? - Serious question

"High Society" on TCM now.

check your PM

How about those Dolphins... 0-13

Are psychics catty? Serious question.

I think afternoon tea should be commonplace in this country

Are copycats psychic? Serious question.

Calling Redqueen! Calling Redqueen!

i can't believe it happened

What IS this?

Patriots, 31. Steelers, 13. End of the third.

I'm wanna take you on a slow ride...

Ray charles, Fats Domino, Jerry Lee, Carl Perkins, Ron Wood, together...

Surge surge surge

Does The Miss Bikini International contest need more coverage?

so Loungers, let's say I'm having a discussion in GD-P and a day goes by

Post a song that makes you think of someone or something in your life right now

Are cats psychic? - Serious question

5 Reasons The Golden Compass sucks.

While Kitchenwitch apologies, I shall do interpretive dance about Myasthenia Gravis

i am really worried about something i found out . . .

Down in the dumps

Saw THE GOLDEN COMPASS yesterday (HDM geek's eval) *spoilers*

My books are bigger than yours

You gotta love Borg...

What is the difference between a turtle and a tortoise?

Post a Picture of your desk!


wanna Elf Yourself?

Ouch... my head hurts

Internet Massage Boards

"Delivery status notification delay" to addresses?

At the Christmas party I went to last night, a friend of mine

I must apologize to the lounge

The Good News Thread

You might be a f*cktard if....

Oy, it's a takeout weekend here...What's for dinner?

Something that a friend sent....check this out, it's hilarious

Weird terms of endearments.....

Question about NOLA safety

Godzilla VS Cthulhu: Who wins?

Dimebag Darrell died three years ago yesterday.

Internet Message Boards

The DU Lounge bowl is this Friday: Appalachian State vs Deleware for I-AA National Championship

Cougar surprises woman in hot tub

We are going to VAIL Colorado in the new year!

COFFEE. Is it something you just drink, something you take seriously, or something you abstain from?

My Daughters are now Hooked on Doctor Who- Does that make me a pusher?

Deerhoof has a great page at Kill Rock Stars

Well, we're into the second week of December and I had to turn on the AC again today

Am I a freak for loving "The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies"?

My baby kitty is a traitor

Would we even notice Hillary if her husband wasn't Bill Clinton?

I'm PISSED at Petco

One final thought from me today...

I'm feeling down, anyone got a joke, video, *anything* to cheer me up?

World War III - 1st Round Tournament Brackets

Newyorker99. You are missed.

A boot for all seasons

Former soldier arrested in Carson slaying

Soldier loses leg, wife enlists to take his place

Kansans raise funds for Guard Christmas trip

Fort Riley adviser mission reaches milestone

Group has big plans for JFK carrier museum

Memorial run for slain soldier raises $23K

Study: Rising vehicle deaths for returning GIs

Neb. Air Guardsmen headed overseas

Returning unit has seen many sides of fight

Military Update: Lawmakers OK compensation for wounded

78 troops become citizens at Camp Foster ceremony

Camp Lemonier sees major improvements

Purchasing Wii off base could backfire

Yama Sakura exercise kicks off Monday

3 Brits Held Leaving Gitmo

Academy Sexual Assault Report Out

Getting fat in Iraq

Gates: Gulf States Must Confront Iran

Waiting for NMCI

Full-body scans lead to better aircrew gear

Guard recruiter charged with raping recruit

Jail for soldier who robbed same bank twice

Lance cpl. found guilty of forcible sodomy

Army's vision of combat in the future is technologically close at hand

Nevada surgeon fills his sonís boots in Iraq

Two Air Force F-16s get new arctic paint scheme

The danger next door

Oprah/Obama Rally in Des Moines: Here to ask you to think

Bush Inaugural Parody 2/1/05

Real People DENIED Real Healthcare: Janet Stephens

Booby Girl

"Dean Scream" - Unplugged (ABC) Diane Sawyer

Sen. Barack Obama on health care

Kucinich on Health Care and Prescription drugs 2004

Huckabee lets slip he knows of soldiers who were ordered to torture.

Dennis Kucinich in Reno

Tancredo Boycotts Univision

Hillary's New Beginning for America

Your $100 Will Save YOU.

Harold and Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay

Which Lie To Believe? CIA "admits" destroying evidence it claimed didn't exist...

Wash. Post has the Pelosi being briefed on waterboarding

PBS, Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival, Willie Nelson on now.

What was the worst job you've ever had?

Why the F$%k was Larry Summers in the Democratic economic press conference this week?

Another thing to blame Pelosi for is high gas prices. Proof here:

The Sunday Talk Shows

Dean Koontz will be on Coast to Coast AM tonight.

Democrats, Democrats, Democrats!! Doin' the quarterly cave-in to bushboy

"Ring of Fire" interview with Larisa Alexandrovna

New terrorist attack predicted in Arab world

Russia breaks U.S anti-defence barriers

Question about pickets at political events

200 species become extinct every day. We're not one of them, so who cares?

Should our next president surveil the neoconservatives?

God, Guns, and Gays...

Is it racist to say that America is racist?

LOL! Check out the new TIME magazine cover!

Down with the ruling class!

Tennessee Waltz....

Will Obama/Oprah Rally In South Carolina be televised?

China is building 2-3 Coal Plants PER WEEK for the next 10 years

Question. WHy are their so few debates?

Feingold: "not the case" that lawmakers briefed on the CIA's program "have approved it or consented

"... the wheels will fall off our energy system."

Photoblog of the Week - Week of December 9th 2007.

Dr. Strangemonkey

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - Guest Appearance By Fred Thompson, Well, Sort Of...

Sean Penn: Believe in the Constitution? Vote Kucinich.

Murdered women's mothers blame Huckabee for his part in killer's release" KC Star

Best vid on global climate change to pass on to everyone!!!!!

TOON: Sunday's Opus - What Liberalism Hath Wrought

TOON: Tom The Dancing Bug - CEOs Terrorizing The Streets

Tax rates through the decades

Political Trivia from Germany for Beginners

Sex (Part 2)

PSA: In Today's Economy 7 cents = O. It has been determined

YAY! *A really good way to help the writer's on strike!*

"Why parole a monster like Green" - The Leader, AR - Another parole = a monster!.

Iran drops dollar from oil deals

Saw one of these MoFos in the grocery store parking lot

We should proudly torture our enemies on live t.v. for all the world to see.

The less care they give them the more money they make

More Mad at "Minister of Death" Huckabee - Families of Victims Speak Out!! : The Leader, Arkansas

A system strains, and inmates die

Findings On Plant-Derived Cancer Medicines

That's Good

Monkey Business

Why it's almost certain that either Clinton or Obama will get the nomination.

A shocking and scary statistic

Terrorism reigns in America

Why Mike Huckabee scares me....

Erased CIA Torture Tapes: Complicity of Top Saudis and Pakistanis in 9/11?

U.S. Rep. Major R. Owens: Crime Does Pay -- For Government-Chartered Banks

Who Cares If Pelosi was Briefed on CIA Torture?

Bill of Rights Under Attack: A Timeline

I just realized something...

What is it with Tweety and Saturday Night Live..

A big discrepancy here

Giuliani channeling Rick Santorum?

The difference between J.F.K.'s speech and Mitt Romney's speech

MTP - Let the giuliani freak show begin....

Russia reportedly test-fires ballistic missile

Video: Reid and Pelosi with Bush.

"Civil Rights Icon Calls Obama Too Young" ....Andrew Young

Ever wonder why we have an immigration problem

We're allowed to criticize our government

Where in the world is Osama bin Laden?

Political cartoons: Beheading Mitt, and Pootie-Poot Schools Hugo

NIE disclosure disaster? Voila !! Pelosi briefed on waterboarding.....

Notes from the Campaign Trail

This Lieing About Iran's Nuclear Capability Really Is A Bid Deal You Know

Bush has united Gulf States. Against him.

Question about functioning of DU site/personal problem

Boehner: "NO DEAL!".. Feinstein" I'm not sure, I respectfully disagree, blah blah blah"

The Prophet Asu speaks- Future Woes

1 Wounded During Shooting Inside Mall

I don't care what celebrity endorses who.......

Please check Education forum for discussion of this post

How to Keep an Ex-Terrorist Talking - NY Times

Grassley and the 6 televangelists

"...the C.I.A. destroyed hundreds of hours of videotapes " ?

The 7th Annual Year in Ideas - NY Times

The mythology of The All-Volume Three: Evolution unleashed

Bolton accuses the intelligence agencies of a "quasi-putsch" with the NIE. (Reuters)

On This Date in BUSH HISTORY 12/9: Delusional Cheney & Silenced Science

cnn is about to go Live to Oslo Norway where gore will get Peace prize

Wow. The racists want to make the racial group they despise racists. And it's working.

Steny Hoyer leads the Democratic retreat on funding for Iraq

Anyone catch Howie Long make fun of Al Gore?

Does anyone really believe that George Bush has an appointed task?

Oprah says Obama is "The One" -- Is Oprah the Oracle, Is Obama Neo?? (Pics!)

NBC Decides to Run Conservative-Group Ad

WaPo uncritically reported Huckabee's BS that in 1992 there was much confusion about how AIDS spread

I thought Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg was a privacy expert?

Lawrence O'Donnell is my new hero!

CNN has been trying to discredit the NIE all morning.

I guess I had one too many martinis last night. But did I have to be punished by being sent to FR?

In high school, when black kids sat together at lunch, it was always deemed "separatist".....

Is Oprah supporting Obama because he's black?

Would Oprah still be supporting Barack Obama if he were white?

Will Oprah/Obama be on TV today? CSPAN or MSNBC?

Tighter regulat needed if credit card companies don't mend ways -- lead Detroit Free Press editorial

Not all of Obama's ancestors were white. Why does Oprah nevertheless support him?

"I think a good question is how accurate a picture of Iraq Americans actually want."

Celebrity Endorsement Poll

How can Bush and Cheney be running the country and the war?

What is Jay Rockefeller's problem?

Bush Administration "Rogues Gallery" in N.Y. Publ;ic :Library

Huckabee stands by AIDS statement.

Bush, Federal Employees Get Pricey Gifts

Do You Support Hillary Or Not?

Don't forget to send your tax-free donations to DVWOC.

Bush family lacks key gene.

Where Politics and Buddhism Intersect

I sure hope this NIE stuff isn't some scheme to rehabilitate our "intelligence" services

Is North Korea receiving propaganda help from South Koreans? ("FUCKIN' USA" video)

Hey, Nancy Pelosi....

Let's talk about the effect of Feminism as a whole

Excuse me, Sir, do you have some good news to spare?

My Sister-In-Law says she'd vote for any woman for Pres., Dem or Rep

Will American Lawyers Take to the Streets in Support of the Rule of Law in the US?

Who Gave Orders For The CIA "Torture Tapes" To Be Destroyed? Any Guesses?

Rupert Murdoch set to take over Dow Jones... anyone else disturbed by this?

A hearty salute to today's GD moderators!

Simple question about the absentee ballot.

Go to and vote in the CANDIDATE-ISSUES Matrix for Presidential Candidates

The Planned Collapse of America By Peter Chamberlin

The way I see it, Pelosi has two options...

Zippy the Pinhead (& Griffy) on "Blackwater Sports"

Sam seder show just now talking of maybe setting up some kind

Dixie Chicks Have New Cause - WM3

In states that have moved up their presidential primaries... have the congressional

In the piece linked below, called "The Planned Collapse of America"...

Al Gore on CNN now

Giuliani STILL supports a pre-emptive strike against Iran

Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as Amended by Pubic Law 104-13 ...

Caption Rudy

John Nirenberg, Addressing Nancy Pelosi, Embarks on 485 Mile Walk for Impeachment

Critics Blast Bush Administration Obstructionism at Climate Summit in Bali

The Sanctity of Life

Iran students break campus gate in protest: reports

Have you watched "Who killed the electric car?"

A question for all DU'ers about claims of racism, sexism, and homophobia.

Iran, China Finalise Two Billion Dollar Oil Contract

Second shooting in Colorado today...from LBN

Matthews and guests lauded Romney's "Faith in America" speech, ignored attack on "secularism"

Prosor (Israeli Amb. To Britain): War With Iran May Be Unavoidable


OBAMA ---PIX--->>>

Damn Rudy is a scum bag

Examining Skybus, an airline aspiring to be "the Wal-Mart of the Air"

What NIE ? The CIA says they destroyed 2 videotapes?

Here's an interesting fact I just received on food costs.

America is Going Fascist

I don't see the problem. Just require all media to be registered...

Y'all know that "President," Democrat," and "Republican" are supposed to be capitalized, don't you?

Is Jackson Browne supporting John Edwards because he's

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

On Mike Huckabee --- am I being religiously intolerant?

Chris Wallace "Edwards and Obama won't come on Fox News"

"Terrorist" harpist invited to play at big ferry meeting

"A Big Fat Revolution" : the "obesity"/"size acceptance" debate

Man claims he was fired for writing LTTE suggesting impeachment

Pickton guilty, thank god

Did the economy tank before or after 9/11?

Some Criticize Al Gore for Earning, Even When the Earnings Are Donated to Solve Global Warming

Child "witches" persecuted - even killed in Nigeria!

Should Pelosi step down as speaker?

Al Gore and the Internet revisited

The President-Tyrant by Scott Horton - 2007.12.09

Blacks are supporting Hillary in greater numbers than Obama

FOX NEWS Captions


Are you recently more optimistic that Hillary won't be our nominee?

BREAKING NEWS !! Shooting in church in Colorado Springs

How objective is the WaPo "torture briefing" story, in your opinion?

Clinton, blow job, impeached; Chimpster, tries to start nuclear war, America blinks

Chomsky - Manufacturing Consent - on DVD

The mayor-to-White House path is a real long-shot path for Rudy.

Todayís headlines

Edwards can't be black, Obama can't be white, and Hillary can't be male...

Is the "Pelosi Step Down" thing a right wing trick?

Thoughts on the 'Gang of Four' and the 'Gang of Eight'

I don't see the problem. Just require all guns to be registered...

Please - Help Me Out

Pink - "Dear Mr President" Live - I'm Not Dead Tour video...have you seen this yet?

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, It is a Crime to Lie to Congress, and the Torture Cover Up Conundrum.

I call BS on the WaPo article and the distraction from the destroyed CIA tapes.

What Two Officials Informed WaPo About Pelosi? Bush Gets Heat & All Sudden DU'ers Trash Pelosi

FYI for DUers. There is no such thing as "race" and it is offensive to "race" people.

Time to play - What's in *'s pocket? - pic

Damned Uppity Black Women

Smoke In Our Eyes II: The WaPo Takes Over Anti-NIE/CIA Propaganda

Al Gore in Oslo (Pics)

I want a president that won't use the word "ain't".

People Power: Itís Time To Stop The War Ourselves

Photographic Proof That Barack Obama is "The One"!

Where is Jose Rodriguez? Apparently in business with the brother of top Democrat on Intel Panel

Please post the most stupid pictures of * here

Drudge headline falsely asserted, "Edwards Slams Oprah"

"One in Three Drunken Girls is the Victim of a Sex Attack"

The Coup Against Bush and Cheney

Where's all this "Oprah Supported Bush" coming from?

How the monied control you

Kids Steal the Show at Edwards Event

Edwards: Small Town Native = Best Presidential Candidate

Is Oprah going to

picket lines at candidate events

Question: Has any Du'er heard if Ralph Nader will be throwing his hat in the ring?

Bush, federal employees get pricey gifts (like an $11,000 Cartier Santos Dumont watch)

Oprahbama today, did you experience audio reception problems?

DAMN there's a lot of HATE on hear because of Oprah endorsing Obama

WJ taking the supportive republican calls for Obama and Oprah. Fun times.

We are Democrats. They are enablers.

Former Secretary of the Navy John Dalton backs Sen. Clinton

Sunday News Show Lineup

So, its a year out from the elections, and I don't care about any of the candidates.

Is Oprah against Republicans or not?

North Olmsted Mayor Thomas O'Grady makes it official: he's running for Kucinich's seat

Oprah-Obama show part two

So NBC will run ad. The right gets everyone to cave. Its amazing.

Did anyone hear the latest crazy thing that a african american supporting Hillary say

The double "O" show

I tried to watch

Jimmy Crack Corn and I don't care!

Des Moines Register: Presidential Issues Database for reference purposes.

'The reality is...'

Someone was murdered but I'm sworn to secrecy?

Huckabee surging but how will the Wayne DuMond episode play out?

"Well, she's also a corporation."

Obama's rhetoric compared to the record of a governor who ran on a similar theme of "Hope"©

Poll: Had Biden run in 2004, do you think he would have beaten Kerry for the Nomination?

Obama had access to 23% of 2004 Iowa caucus goers yesterday.

Do you think our votes matter in the party nomination process?

Does the Iraq funding debacle suggest Democrats should emphasize partisanship over bipartisanship?

New information (at least to me) about bu$h vs "the pretzel"

Which Dem candidate: If all things remained equal

After watching Michael Moore's SICKO

Joe Biden On "This Week"

The Web Usersí Campaign - Why candidates no longer control their campaigns

WP, THE FRONT-RUNNERS: Growing Up Rodham

The election practice I'd like most to see abolished is

Money for Something - the original sin of politics

This is not fascist Germany

Is Nevada getting closer? Mason Dixon Polling

Oprah may give Obama the edge in S.C.

GOP Georgian hits campaign trail in S.C. for Obama, a testament to his grassroots red-state appeal

It'll all be over in less than two months.

AP profile on Barack: Obama learned to adapt

N.H. AFL-CIO leader praises Obama's history of union support, comes to agreement with Obama campaign

Washington Post Ombud: Paper Botched Obama Muslim Piece

Rasmussen daily graph for 12/9/07 - Clinton and Obama up 2, Edwards down 2

Self Deleted

Three generations of Clinton women

National Council on Public Polls explains how much primary polls suck

Why are the early primaries - Iowa, N.H. Mich. Nev -

Can you imagine how electric Obama's nomination speech will be in Denver?

Rudy Ghouliani On MTP

SC crowd - they're phone banking

House of Representatives Pages Gone Wild...5 kicked out for sexual misconduct, shoplifting, fighting

Obama is streaming the South Carolina event today NOW! Link below.

Aren't we lucky?

Correction: Obama loses ground in SC according to Mason-Dixon poll

CIA tapes destroyed because......

Clinton Should No Longer Worry Just about Iowa

I can't wait to watch C-SPAN this morning all hate will come out on Oprah and Obama


Liberalism-A short answer

So, What's a Caucus?

East Coast: FIRED UP!

McCaskill turns a deaf ear to earmarks

Look over here ! No, look over there!

Sometimes the answer isn't either/or, it's both/and.

Latest MSNBC poll has Clinton back in the lead in Iowa, so has Obama's momentum stalled?

Ghoulini is skewered on "Meet the Press," says wacky "Conservative Voice"


Obama: No more Jena six's not in my Administration

South Carolina for Obama breaks Guinness World Record for Largest Phone Bank

Fisher-Price: Caught Red-handed, But Still Peddling Lead

Full Video:Sen. Obama Campaign Rally with Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama In Des Moines, Iowa

presidential primary odds on

"I wish Hillary had married OJ"

For all of those who were so outraged over Hillary's "put on" southern accent a while back

Civil rights icon John Lewis: "we need her now more than ever" (stumping with Bill Clinton)

Reminder: Don't let the NIE slip off the radar as a result of the hoopla about

Sen. Tim Johnson .... Heros ride scooters

Obama--?????? ticket in '08

Frankly, I'm kind of bummed that all of this Huckabee stuff is coming out now.

How much will Bill help Hillary?

Folks, Obama threw down today in SC

Can we please stop this crap?

Time: Whom Will the Subprime Plan Help?

Can I hear a Viva Obama?

Who would you like to see Hillary stab in the neck?

Would you vote for this candidate?

Edwards Proposes 'Brownie's Law'

Anyone else think that Obama's rockstar treatment is ultimately going to backfire?

Clinton lead shrinks in Nevada as Obama gains

Edwards gets endorsement in Iowa

Kathleen Parker, WAPO, says "Obama will receive some big Western state DNC endorsements next week"

Edwards distances himself from Belafonte's comments on bush

I know this is wonkish but I really like Obama's foreign policy advisors

Bill Bradley to interview John Edwards tomorrow on Sirius radio

White House hid its own intelligence findings until the spooks threatened to leak report

congressional GOP primaries... a barometer for the party correcting itself or imploding.

I fear the longest word I ever memorized

Not so fast, Clinton adviser cautions

It may be that the Democratic nominee will need Oprah to win.

Please explain...the American obsession with the fear of "Illegal immigrants"...

Listen to Andrew Young endorse Obama

Should Candidates be Taken to Task for Wearning/Not Wearing Flag Lapel Pins?

The real value of Oprah

Why aren't most anti-war voters supporting Obama?

OK. Obama. On DU, there are many people who

What change would Obama bring that the other candidates would not?

Biden: "I think this leads right into the White House."

HEADS UP: Obama - Oprah rally on webcast stream, doors open at 12:30

Barack Obama,Triangulator Extraordinaire: the Progressive Saint & the Clinton Double Standard

If Hillary got Dr Phil to go on tour with her, who would you vote for?

I was all for Oprahs rally with Obama, but I have to admit

Striking memorial to Flight 93 debuts

Let's say Mo Udall was alive, around Romney's age and running for Prez as a Dem.

What did Pelosi know and when did she know it?

The Repub machine isn't going to let Huckabee win (so don't lose any sleep over this theocrat)

At Stop Two, Oprah Sharpens Obama Endorsement In Front of 10,000

Hillary's new ad

Obama Avoids Key Votes and Oprah Propagandized for the War

BREAKING NEWS: Obama Closing in IA, NH and SC

Lawrence O'Donnell erupts on The McLaughlin Group

Here it comes: If you don't support Obama, your racism is the reason why.

Are there federal limits on how much an individual can give to a Presidential campaign?

Barack Obama's Progressive Cannibalism

How progressive is Obama? He got a "C" from The Drum Major Institute, a great progressive think tank

This is why impeachment is off the table

Who thinks GORE will accept a draft if none of the candidates have the votes for NOM

MTP Transcript: Rudy Giuliani does the rope-a-dope...

About 30,000 See Obama-Oprah in SC

Kevin Bacon, Tim Robbins to campaign for Democrat John Edwards

CNN trumpets Newsweek's Iowa poll and Mason-Dixon's SC and NH polls, but not the Iowa poll.

So Pissed OFF!! Pelosi, Harma, Rockefeller, Graham deserve all the heat they get...

Presidential Precedent

No Done Deal: Once 'Inevitable' Candidate Finds Herself in a Tight Race

How to Vote in Primaries and Not Be an Idiot

How does Joe Biden know what's going on in the world, or the country?

The "electability" stuff is starting again. I have no candidate this time...very objective.

I have a sneaky felling Edwards is going to win this primary

Sancho warns Florida is not ready for the Jan. 29th presidential primary.

Edwards is IT. Here's my reasoning:

After careful thought, I've decided on Edwards

The Weekly Standard: Saint Barack of Iowa Biden has a shot

A Biden Surge??

When I first came to this board, Biden supporters were but a handfull...