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Archives: January 14, 2007

William Blum: Johnny Got His Gun

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 274

Injustice Index: A Look at the Big Gaps in America’s Wealth

Rarely Seen M.L.King Papers Go On Display (and other great MLK links!)

The World from Berlin: The 'Ugliest Americans of All Time' (Der Spiegel)

Baghdad 2025: The Pentagon Solution to a Planet of Slums

Governors lose in power struggle over National Guard

Cheney: FISA Courts are Infiltrated by Islamic Terrorists

Welcome to Chávez-land, the new Latin mecca for the sandalistas

Next target Tehran (Guardian)

Kuwait media: U.S. military strike on Iran seen by April

Despair Drives Christian Right

McClatchy Report: Are Americans Getting Truth on Iraq?

Tough Talk About Iran: How Far Will It Go?

CorpWatch: High-Tech Health Care in Iraq, Minus the Health Care

John Dean: Congressional Tools Dems Can Use to Force Bush Admin to Cooperate

We may be lucky that the Bush/Rove axis has been as brazen

Shock and Oil: Iraq's Billions and the White House Connection

Juan Cole's Op/Ed from today's SJ Mercury: MISREADING THE ENEMY

Shock and oil: Iraq's billions & the White House connection

Outgoing Counterterrorism Chief: We've made no progress. We've lost ground.

Surging toward the holy oil grail

Sorry wrong forum

First They Came for the Lawyers (Marjorie Cohn re: Cully Stimson)

Add worried dad to grim Iraq toll (Died After Bush Speech)

Administration leaving out important details on Iraq (Seibel)

Clueless George's Responsibility Problem

Noonan: The Two Vacuums (Disturbed by Bush Speech)

Human Rights Abuses In U.S. Prisons

Bush Plan's $1B Won't Go Far in Iraq (AP)

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Washington's Epic Battle, War or Peace

Re-assessing Iraq, Just Wars etc (from the RW blogger The Anchoress )

Truthdig: Petraeus! Is Baghdad Burning?

(I'm Going) With the Terrorists By Larry Sakin

Handing Bush the Bully Pulpit

Obama, McCain square off on war The Chicago Tribune ..THE SWAMP

The Logic of a Wider Mideast War

Anger Simmers Among Europe's Ex-Guantanamo Inmates

The blight of corrosive corruption (Jerusalem Post)

Amnesty International Calls Pentagon Official's Remarks 'Irresponsible'

Man shall never fly (WILLIAM BLUM)

Decoding the U.S. war of words on Iraq - by Bruce Reed at

Bush's advisers are crying over spilled strategy

FRANK RICH He’s in the Bunker Now

The Senate: The Republican Revolt

How mistakes of US's 1992 invasion are being repeated

War plan's fuzzy about taking down al-Sadr crew

LAT: Plan would add Kurds to civil war mix

NYTimes editorial: Picking Up the Pieces --trying to put Humpty

Democrats, pressed by their antiwar grass roots, are drawing together.

A Revolution In Values (M.L.King Revisited)

AMERICA: War Dictatorship or A Democracy of Peace? The Great Moral Dilemma

No Plan B in Bush Iraq strategy

Officials: Pentagon Probed Finances

Chan Akya: The thief and the scorpion

Safety Lapses, Ineptitude At BP "Go Right To The Top" - Telegraph

House top wind turbines

The Evolutionary Advantage of Menopause Explained: Children Cause Death.

Cantarell Collapsing - Production To Fall From 2.1MB/D To 1.3MB/D By September - Pemex Documents

Bears awake and flowers in bloom. Whatever happened to winter?

BMW Sees Hydrogen Cars Still 20-30 Years From Widespread Availability - Age

Plattsburgh, NY Beartown Ski Area Closing For The Season - Press Republican

Anaerobic digesters reduce GHGs much info at this site:

Anaerobic digesters reduce GHGs much info at this site:

Wind farm could boost renewable energy manufacturing in northern Colorado

Great Wildebeest Migration Of East Africa Under Threat - Mara River Dying, Land Drying - Observer

Helen Caldicott on nuclear power. (audio mp3)

NYT: The Basics: Connecting the Global Warming Dots (with graphic)

Bush set for climate change U-turn

Wind farm size to double (to 800 MW, IL)

Bush set for climate change U-turn

All But The Highest Alps Ski Resorts Gone By 2050 - 40K French Tourism Workers Out Of Work Today

Saudi Aramco Delays Khursaniya Project By Six Months - Planned 500KB/D

Brazil To Build Road Through Heart Of Amazon Forest - Promises Careful Monitoring Of Logging - NYT

Indian Authorities' Solution For Pollution, Lung Disease - Buy, Wear Safety Masks When Walking

Volcano Tremors Growing In Comoros Island Chain (Indian Ocean) -

Gore Will Talk Up Scottish Eco-Business In Visit To Glascow This Week - Sunday Herald

450,000 Farmers In Guizhou Losing Land To Desertification, Erosion, Falling Water Table - AFP

Syrian Petroleum Minister Discusses 1998 Production Peak - From 600K/D To 400K/D - People's Daily

Beech Bark Disease Newest Invasive In Upper Midwest - Will Kill Most Michigan Beech Trees

Brazil Gambles on Monitoring of Amazon Loggers

Talk of Israeli strike in Iran shows risks-Rice (Reuters)

Do you think Israel is strategizing with US for attack on Iran ?

Playing Wild West in West Bank

IDF kills two Palestinians approaching Gaza fence

Ahmadinejad: We'll talk with US, not with Israel

Abbas rejects temporary Mideast peace deal

The blight of corrosive corruption (Jerusalem Post)

Does Abe Foxman Have an Anti-Anti-Semite Problem?

Jimmy Carter's offensive against U.S. Jewry

Olmert 'ashamed' at video of settler insulting Palestinian

The Damra saga [ Cleveland Ohio, The Plain Dealer ]

AFTERMATH...Never Before Seen Photographs of WTC!

Skinner, DU and conspiracy theories(2.0)...Controlled demolition included. 's take on Sept 11...

Here is a ....

How Building Implosions Work (

Meet the No Planers...By Brendan O'Neill


What's stronger than Viagra? "Implosion World" still unrefuted.

Election Reform, Fraud and Related News 01/14/07

Autorank [is not] on Pokey Anderson's Show now (7:40PM ET)

Secretary of State Bowen's Speech (Video)

Michael Collins of Scoop up on The Monitor ~ 6:40 pm CST

Connecticut SoS Wants to Make 20% Audit Permanent

Election Reform? Not Coming From Congress, No Way.

Congress Seats Two Clear "Losers" - Election Fraud Research & Dis. News 01/15/07

WP: On Iraq, U.S. Turns to Onetime Dissenters

AP: Iran leader's nuke diplomacy questioned

Tough Talk About Iran: How Far Will It Go?

Pentagon gets some Americans' bank data

Cheney enters the twilight of his career

Woman dies after water-drinking contest (Radio-Hold Your Wee for a Wii)

AP: Insurgents behead Buddhist in Thailand

More than 2,500 arrested in Bangladesh

Church leader charged with sex assault on girl, 8 (New Life Fellowship Church, Concord, NH)

77 rabid-dog bite cases within 20 hours in Rawalpindi (Pakistan)

NYT/AP: Bill Moyers to Return to PBS With Weekly Show

Prosecutor accused in NYC call girl biz (AP)

AP: Clinton meets with Karzai, U.S. troops

Egypt arrests al-Jazeera journalist over "fake torture videos"

Anti-U.S. allies Venezuela and Iran seek OPEC oil cut

Dem. presidential candidate Kucinich warns, 'If Bush attacks Iran, all bets are off'

Levin has 'no confidence' in Iraq government's promises

Lukoil set to revive huge Iraq oil deal (US also part of deal)

White House defends pursuit of Iranians

Row over Iranians strains U.S.-Iraqi relations

New Farm Bill Divides Bush And Lawmakers

MNF Iraq: One Task Force Lightning Soldier Dies, One Wounded

Judge demands whereabouts of Colo. suspects in Swift raid

Cheney: Credit Checks Aren't Illegal

Iran and Venezuela plan anti-U.S. fund

Kurds train for fight AP

Iraq president on landmark Syria visit by Roueida Mabardi

Spy case puts Vice-President in the stand

On Iraq, U.S. Turns to Onetime Dissenters p. A01 WashP

(Australian) Diggers shoot driver (in Iraq)

AP - Choices dwindle if Iraq war plan fails

Patrick proposes new fee on criminals

Top Iran official to hold talks in Saudi

China, Japan and SKorea hold summit (mending their own fences)

U.S. military says it has new mandate to pursue Shiite militias

Few hopeful signs emerge ahead of new round of Seoul-Washington trade talks

Ecuador's Correa pledges radical changes

Castro's son says ailing Cuban leader is recovering well

NYT/Reuters: U.S. denies British rumors on Bush policy shift on climate change

Niger: NGOs to sue US over WMD claims

Baghdad morgue took 16,000 bodies in 2006 (unidentified)

Iraq's Talabani visits Assad seeking closer ties

Peru leader seeks constitution change on execution

Bush finds new ally in French candidate

Cover-up is focus of CIA leak trial

Violent Confrontations Resume in Oaxaca

Ecuador's Correa pledges radical changes

Hopefuls make calls to Hagel's (R-Ne) colleagues

McClatchy: Mahdi Army lowers its profile, anticipating arrival of U.S. troops

Arabs look to link Iraq, Mideast deal

Richardson wants Iraq troop withdrawal this year

NYT: Opening a New Front in the War, Against Iranians in Iraq

U.S. soldier commits suicide in Iraq

N.J. Guard families told of extension (Anger and Disappointment)

BREAKING NEWS: Saddam half-brother, ex-official hanged

Labor Activists Urge Protest Against Iraq War January 27th In D.C.

Rice tells Abbas U.S. will expand peace drive

Cheney admits expanded military spying role inside US

Cheney: Opposition won't alter Bush's Iraq plans

WP: Democrats Differ on Iraq Bill's Bite: Murtha Would Give It Fiscal Teeth

War costs are hitting historic proportions (LA Times)

Iran and Nicaragua vow close ties

16 East Asian leaders open talks today; closer energy cooperation seen

Shiite militia ordered `to calm things down'(al-Sadr)

New Law Could Subject Civilians to Military Trial

NYT: Rebuilding Teams Would Swell Under Iraq Plan (info provided NYT by critic of plan)

Cheney: Credit checks aren't illegal (re: Pentagon and CIA looking a banking records)

Bush plan to boost U.S. troop levels antagonizes Sunnis

McClatchy: Administration leaving out important details on Iraq

Iraqi rebels make $1 bln/yr from refinery-govt

AP: Saddam half-brother, ex-official hanged

Iran demands U.S. free arrested "diplomats" in Iraq

Rice Visit Leaves Palestinians Gloomy

McClatchy: Once shielded, Northern Marianas Islands included in minimum-wage increases

Big Brother: What it really means in Britain today (OMG)

Influential Jazz Saxophonist Michael Brecker Dead at 57

Jazz musician Alice Coltrane dead at 69 (John Coltrane's wife)

NYT: Vacuum Maker Hailed as Savior Quits Gulf Town (Oreck)

Freedom of Information, the Wiki Way: to Allow Anonymous Posts of Government Documents

Bush sees himself as flexible with 'thick hide'

CNN: White House: Can't rule out attack on Iran

Cheney says critics of new US Iraq plan play into hands of Bin Laden

Dinosaurs, humans coexist in U.S. creation museum

NYT: U.S. and Iraqis Are Wrangling Over War Plans (major article)

Far-Right EU Lawmakers Form Coalition

headlights on or headlights off?

Who Likes Orbit Gum?

I give you.......Darth Tater!

HELP! How do I convert Itunes downloads to MP3 format?

My beloved friend just found out her husband has only weeks to live. How do I help her?

"It automatically dials your best friend when you need a what-what."

This computer virus is pissing me off.

The guilty get no sleep at ...........

Bunny Slippers! Post 'em if you got 'em.

Vincent,one more time.

I had to close down everything,I had to close down my mind

Some velvet morning when I'm straight...........

Sweet Dreams, DU!

Under a blue moon I saw you.............

Really too late to call, so we wait for

All my dreams have fallen down

Sal say goodbye to your buddies and your pals....

Good Night Lounge Friends!

Tonight, the lounge needs

Will somebody please make me sleepy?

Join the Hoo Hoo International!

I'm off to sleep, m'friends

An Alaskan sunset for my Lounge friends. :)

Letterman's Top Ten Bush moments!

What's a Harlem Globetrotters game like? I'm going tomorrow

Wish me luck with my sleeping pill

News person on TV just said

it is 4am est. I finally got the 1 month old to sleep after 2 1/2 hours. Is anyone awake beside me?

Should I get wet?

Need a laugh

Spoiled rich girls crack up.... (copycat)

what kind of pro athlete signs THIS pre-nup?

My sister in law is at the end.

The leader of the band is tired,and his eyes are getting old........

Oh my Gawd! Would someone PLEASE send me to bed???

Man, I am so excited! I've got to post this SPECS THREAD!!

Helpful Firefox add on

Trying to hobble an old car along - I have a question

I had to go to work this morning, anybody else at work.

My neighbors just left for church.

Downloaded a new font manager and the default sample text reads this!

Good morning, everyone!

Trucker stuck in ice storm 2007

lap cat....

Du Beer afficianoado's, what's Munster Alt?

Chihuahua parents and admirers! Listen up.....about Plain Yogurt and DA'Squirts!

MP3 player junkies... share snippets of your playlist...

Okay I just watch Bride and Prejudice, a Ballywood movie....

I think matcom enjoyed that Saint's victory a little too much!

Wherever he goes the people all complain...

Ye GADS! It was 22 last night, and now its just freezing in Phoenix.

Creative people, I need advice please (framing)

What happened to Starbucks Anarchist? I hope he's having a hell of a good weekend.

Man, there's nothing better than knowing every doorman in town

I feel like Roy Scheider in Jaws.

Just bought a condom for my Apple IMAC.

I've Got A Great New Sig Line

OMG Fainting goats.....

I got back from working out and my arms feel great!

It's worse than I thought...

It's me!

I'm afraid

arrrrhg! I hate Firefox 2.0!

Screen captures, DVD to .jpeg

Ever hear a song, and just feel as if it was written for you?

Any 2001 Impala owners in the Lounge?

********Seahawks- Bears Thread**********

I have been watch Howard the Duck on cable, what a silly movie.

Cthulhu parents and admirers! Listen up...

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 1/14/07)

wish me luck, I'm switching

What if corporations ruled the Federation? What starship names would be given?

Woman dies after water-drinking contest (Radio-Hold Your Wee for a Wii)

I am so mad with a friend of mine..but i cant tell him that i am mad at him

Restaurants where they sing to you.

What do you binge on?

My next exercise acitivity: Belly Dancing

Gee,I'm tired of eating soup...

I saw Idiocracy last night.

Anybody heard of "Type D" Personality?

iPod (& other MP3 players) people- Hit shuffle & then

What's the difference between a Buddhist and a Non-Buddhist?

Should I go out and buy a gallon of milk before the purported snowstorm hits?

I watched Hotel Rwanda, and the last 1/2 hour of Million Dollar Baby

Anyone ever done security work?

I'm Bubba Zanetti!!! (Quiz)

Should I Go And Workout?

Modern Rock Lyric Quiz

Task list for today:

When it doesn't rain it pours

Post a youtube video featuring two bands playing together

Cell phone time setting question...

make a game of eating bugs

Do you ever go to play a video on YouTube only to realize

Tell me what you are good at doing.

three lions in the Africam!!

gah! scary noises on Africam.

Jimi Hendrix on Africam!

Reminder: Season 2 of HBO's "Rome" airs @ 9 eastern

My trip to see busts was sort of a bald eagle.

Any fellow insect fans out there? Animal Planet is currently...

"Rome" Season 2 Premiere on now

Does Van Damme have a damn van?

I am just using you for text!

D'you like the winter and the cold?

I Feel Irresistible Today! Make I AM IRRESISTIBLE TODAY!

I feel grumpy and anti-social today.

Food-filching fat cat reunited with owner

How has everyones weekend been>?

I've NEVER seen an episode of 24...where


My new nephew.

Baking 20 dozen cookies for MLK event

No *******24******* thread?

****** Official Patriots - Chargers thread ******


Wanna see what 6000 books looks like?

INXS lyris quiz

well, I've been hanging on, dreading the first major catastrophe

Minnesota DU meetup pics!!111!!!

Can you send a little love my way, please? Facing another angioplasty,

Alice Coltrane has died.


I know this might seem like a small thing to most people, but I am SO excited!!


What Kind Of A Thread Would This Be?

So the dogs are on extreme puppy tears! What do I do?

Any Monk fans?

Have you ever had a day...........When all you felt like doing...

St Louis Yesterday

I'm watching the Duke case on 60 minutes right now, and I'm going clear something up for everyone

Wait... did Kumar just do what I thought he did?

I Feel Invisible Today! Make I AM INVISIBLE TODAY!

Woohoo! Finally out of the ice!

So, does Justin Timberlake get street cred points for Alpha Dog?


Love Song Lyric Quiz

Hijack this thread!

Random thread. Bored. Talk t' me, folks.

Talk about getting laid well...

Is flvegan a total weakling?

Woman drinks so much water she dies

To everyone who's having a bad or sad or...

wow. Duke Lacrosse players moms are hot.

Which twinkie looks tastier?

Need a funny movie to cheer up a friend. Suggestions??

I am assimilated!

Kung Fu Hustle!

I'm watching "Multiples in the Womb" on the Discovery

Thank you Philadelphia Eagles for a great season - you've done good!

Stupid tech question

any advice for getting a waitperson job

24!!!! (Spoiler Alert!)

How long would you wait for a table at a restaurant?

Most attractive classic TV couple.

something great to look at,...take your mind off of the sorry state of our gov..

YouTube Videos: MaryAnne Sings Some Stuff

We shall overcome

Who else is listening to Jimmy Buffet in below freezing weather?

Ice Storm PIC Thread:

Seahawks appreciation thread.

Oh. My. God. One of the most tasteless things I've ever seen.

Is she HOT..... or NOT?

Any Phil Ochs fans?

Had a great time tent camping in the Netherlands this weekend

So I finally decided to turn the heater on

Post a movie trailer of a film coming up that looks intriguing to you.

I'm finally going to LA for the first time ever. Help me.

A favor, if y'all wouldn't mind?

Golden Globe Awards Predictions!


Zero tolerance means ZERO tolerance


DA Bears!!!!!!!....

Jake G on SNL - Brokeback Mt meets Dreamgirls!

"24" Video clip of AWESOME scene in Ep 1

I'm watching "Scrubs" right now, who else likes "Scrubs"?

Lyrics Quiz- (Variety of genres)

Take that, Chowderheads!

Yay tattoo pics!

Brenda Dickson ("Young & The Restless") video from the 80's

help me find bug-eating game

I had a dream about Oscar last night

Who doesn't have to work on Monday?

do you say "bless you" when someone sneezes?

How do you get a REALLY nice polish on your car?

What kind of 1960s person are you? (Quiz)

Poof! You're a billionaire. Where do you move?

My trip to see bald eagles was sort of a bust.

William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day is on temporary hiatus.

Congratulations mvd!! 35,000 posts

While we're all frozen in, HOW ABOUT A PIC THREAD!!!

Martini drinkers

The mysteries of do I post a website link?

Do you now or have you ever worn Levi's as the foundation of your wardrobe?

How many Cookies does she have in her mouth???

What was the most dangerous situation you've been in....

How successful are you in practicing the tenets of your religion/spirituality/faith?

More Than 1,000 Faith Leaders Speak Up for the Working Poor

Answer: "When did Jesus say there should be no war?"

On the eve of MLK's birthday a word of thanks

Have there ever been any paintings of the Holy Spirit as a person?

Gay Catholics protest against Pope Ratso at The Vatican

Rich young San Franciscans with ties to Roman Catholic School Not Charged in 'Gay Bashing' Yalies

I have discovered the greatest way to watch a game is to record it on

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report for January 14: Wijk aan Zee 2007 begins

Yo! Thomas! Just recovered a fumble w/in the 10. (NE Patriots)

Joe Buck is the most boring, life-sucking play-by-play

Walter Cruttenden's new book: Lost Star of Myth and Time

ASTROLOGY TOPIC DISCUSSION: Topic 2 - The Signs of the Zodiac



The Stars This Week: "Set a New Course" - Jan. 15 - Jan. 21, 2007

Question about "inner knowing/messages" vs. trying to push something.

Beyond Vietnam

Communist-run Vietnam plans to privatise state-owned oil/gas (Joins WTO)

MyDD: Did John Kerry Really Lose the West Because He Was Too Liberal?

Did anyone watch Jim Lehrer on 1/11 with the 1971/2007 Kerry segway?

I just got called by USA Survey for a poll (presidential)

Anyone watch McCain and Obama this morning?

Kerry on C-Span3...

Kerry & Poetry

Parody of RW Anti-Kerry propaganda

Anyone else beginning to feel anxious about '08?

a couple of oldies but goodies...

This is what you get

What I believe about this administration

Iran? A Primer in the Words of Iranians.


TOON - Sunday's Doonesbury ("Holy Flat Earther! It's White House Science Adviser Nathan Null!")

Reuters: U.S. Border Patrol agent shoots dead Mexican migrant

Is there any way to get our money back from war profiteers, particularly reconstruction contractors

SONGS OF PROTEST: An Evening with the Songwriters Featured at Neil Young's 'Living With War Today'

SONGS OF PROTEST: An Evening with the Songwriters Featured at Neil Young's 'Living With War Today'

Yes Johnny, in America anyone can be president, with 100 million bucks.

dupe---delete, thanks mods

bush "To oppose everything while proposing nothing is irresponsible,

How come CondiLIAR's Press Conference

Prohibit employers from offering health care. That's how we get National Health Care

Throughout all of history, idiots will blame Democrats for 'losing' the war.

Iran demands release of citizens

Is anyone able to pick up Nate Clay in Chicago?

Commonly believed Fairy Tales.

dupe, please delete

CNN: Combat Hospital on TV, N/T

Chants and songs needed for Martin Luther King day parade please.

Discordant Chorus Questions Visions for Bush Library at SMU: Will honor "worst President ever"?

Bush: "Wow, you mean we can still win this war?”

Bush plan may see more Kurds in Baghdad

A Revolution In Values

When War Business Rules The World

I think Obama is going to announce on MLK day.

Listening to San Seder on the replay

A conservative's lament

Plame Junkies. I really would like to know... ------->

Equal Cheers for Boys and Girls Draw Some Boos

Venezuela and Iran to finance....

A seriously bizzarro world when Iran demands the release of citizens

Center for American Progress: Economic Snapshot for January (not pretty!)

Rice commits recommits but what else. Not much

Pentagon Viewing Americans' Bank Records

French Presidential race: It's official, Sarkozy v Royal

$9.20 can buy a lot of attention and action

U.S. military says it has new mandate to target al-Sadr.

can I have your autograph?

Obama's Inner Circle

Question: Concidering Leiberman's behavior since the elections

My parents always thought it'd be Commies who'd conquer us from within

Sunday TV News Shows Guest Lineup (Murtha, Obama, Kerry, etc.)

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury ("Holy Flat-Earther! It's White House Science Adviser Nathan Hull!")

Benjamin Franklin once said...

Obama and McCain on Face the Nation this am...

The "surge" will absolutely work!

US military strike on Iran seen by April ’07; Sea-launched attack to hit oil, N-sites

Cindy Sheehan interview on the BBC World Service

The irony is just too thick this A.M.: HADLEY, Faux on Tweety

LA Times: Price Tag For Iraq Conflict / Effort Against Terrorism Expected To Pass Vietnam's

What happens after the 100 hours??

Hadley, the lying SOB, just said on MTP that this is an Iraqi Plan.

BUSH ADMIN Secretly Deletes Phrase In Army Manual So They Can Wiretap Americans Without Warrant

If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today.....

Sunday Comics and TOONS

Equal Cheers for Boys and Girls Draw Some Boos

Scared Republicans

I think Harry Ried has sent the chimp his first warning shot...

Idaho Governor wants to be first on line to kill 550 gray wolves in his state.

Shock and oil: Iraq's billions & the White House connection

The U.S. needs to be more reality based

Dan Rather on Tweety n/t

Cheney does an interview with fox news and gets a new coffee mug - pics

Someone please....

This is the typical mindset of the ignorant American...

This Little Iraqi/Iranian/American Feud over the Kidnapping is Heating Up!

Nation Building...The Bush Way

"Future Weapons" on Discovery Channel premieres Monday

Great balls of...lightning? In a lab? Ball lightning created in laboratory, proves existence:

Brazil To Build Road Through Heart Of Amazon Forest - Promises Careful Monitoring Of Logging - NYT

Darth Cheney: admits expanded military spying role inside US

Memorial in Houston to 3000+ KIA. 3000 flags.

A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a rotten tree bear good fruit.

Democrats Proposing Nothing on Iraq?

Leonard Pitts: "Honestly, How Can Anyone Still Believe In President Bush?"

Opposition to plan surprises Bush team (But they believe Congress won't have time to stop them)

Lieberman is on with Russert

Helpful Firefox add on

Gulf Coast Residents Read This-

We should talk about the good things Bush has done.

chuck hagel did great job of dissing Lieberman's reasoning

Kerry on cnn ---after the commercia.l

It's official, Canadian coins DON'T contain 007 type transmitters

Newsweek on Lieberman's Katrina flip-flop

The Quiet Soldier

2 questions

Wonder what Bush is doing with all the bodies?

McConnell, Kerry on cnn now

MP claims Iraqi soldier ‘executed’ civilians in raid ‘in presence of US military forces’

Tax Payers' Money is NOT 'Treasure'

Get ready for your produce prices to go up. :(

Flynt Leverett on NPR: "U.S. Foreign Policy and the Axis of Oil"

The Iraq Question

Sunday is being simulcast for your experiential pleasure, . . . so please come CAPTION!!!

Bin Laden claims victory if troops pull out

Salam my dearest, please reply me -

AP/Ipsos Poll: New low for Chimp @ 32% Approval (-1 point)

Murtha, Katrina vanden Heuvel up on This Week now (ABC). nt

Four of Bush's most extreme Judicial Nominees quit and go home

Sunday morning radio; is there anything good on?

Research follows factories to China

I am confused about this so called surge .

surveyusa: Bush winning two states, 36% popularity.

How to fight the lies being spread about Iran; get these articles out there

Cross Post: DCCC rep assues me that election reform is coming.

I heard a rumor and wondered...

How Senator Levin/Congressman Waxman Could Shame Lieberman into Real Oversight

What if our democracy involved representation by religious/ethnic groups?

Campaign Workers Online: A Fun Find

Dup post - please delete

Answer: "When did Jesus say there should be no war?"

GOP Senator: Bush has all the Republicans "scared spitless"

McClatchy's "Inside Iraq" (Baghdad Bureau blog): iraq way to begin the day

Its looks like a storm came through here this morning, trees down everywhere

I need help. How to play live stream wvx on Mac?

Do you think Israel is strategizing with US for attack on Iran ?

When crude oil spiked, gasoline prices went through the roof.

Nov. 2002 Hadley meets with Bruce Jackson "Committee for the Liberation of Iraq"

once upon a time ...

cheney: "It's been pretty well known that Iran is fishing in troubled waters"

To Protect and Serve

What can happen to YOU as a result of Bush's terrorist stuff

When Chuck Hagel sounds rational

Have been without Cable or Internet since Thursday...what did I miss

what worries me about all this "war on terror" sh@# is that


If you have a strong stomach, turn on CNN

Straight up, now tell me.....

~Listen Now!~ Background Briefing with Ian Masters: Great Guests!!!

Surprised nobody here has mentioned the Media Reform Conference.

Republicans and dirty diapers

DA Bears!!!!!!!....

"Since Iraq has gone so well...

"Pro-family" conservatives begin to pile on Mitt Romney: He cited Jon Stewart!

Bush wants your internet records

Everybody is scared spitless

ICKY! ICKY! A Powerline creep is on WJ this morning...

The Surge: A Tale

something great to look at,...take your mind off of the sorry state of our gov..

Bush says opposition won’t shift his Iraq policy

Has anyone been asked to be on an Impeachment Committee

Duck hunters from Wisc. And they make fun of people from the South!!!

Bush Steps Into The Abyss

Who else is a proponent of "pretty good government" and tired of all the focus on

Scientists prepare to move "Doomsday Clock" forward

The collapse of the Bush presidency poses risks

Guantanamo detainees: U.S. can't tell a combatant from a cook

three lions in the Africam!!

Jackson and Sharpton: When did they get it right?

Dem. presidential candidate Kucinich warns, 'If Bush attacks Iran, all bets are off'

What happened to novalib?

Heard on the pentagon station/ CNN


Do you suppose this might work?

He sounds more & more dictatorial by the day

Keith Olbermann's Wish List For Life

Negroponte gets demoted to Assistant Secretary of Defense, the army gets wiretapping powers

Bush plan's $1B won't go far in Iraq

The "McConnell Majority Committee" - Formed 12/05/06

So, will the US be killing or disappearing Moktada al-Sadr in conjunction with the "surge"?

Ah, quit yer whining, Cheney.

This years State of Union address should be very somber. Even his own party will not hoot and holle

Caption the Dynamic Duo

I just figured out how Lott became Min whip.

People who've never been to war should not be allowed to play army with REAL SOLDIERS.

The troop surge, funding and Hadley this morning on MTP.

Matthews Sunday Show Panel (Mitchell, Rather, Sullivan) seem to agree on Iran Bombing...

I am a teacher and I am tired of those repuke pissants labeling me and calling my school bad

Anti-cancer chicken eggs produced

"Unemployed, But Not Uninsured" - A Winner for Congressional Dems

From the land of the brick stupid (

A blast from the past (Abramoff)

He's the deciderer and it doesn't make one shits bit of difference what you think.

Baghdad: No electricity 20 hours/day.

List existing plans for Iraq HERE. Stop the "Where's your Plan" meme in it's tracks.

OJ Book: Evidence of Guilt? (Newsweek) Warning: Graphic

Abbie Hoffman "Wake Up America" MP 3's

Microbe experiment suggests we could all be Martians

National Guard story: more of the hidden costs

Because it seems we are helpless

Autorank [is not] Comin' Up on Pokey Anderson's Show Now (7:40PM ET)

B*sh 41 to chair National Constitution Center

Saddam dope on a rope to be sold.

Can Bush legally have his surge without the approval of congress???

Some here fear that Bush will be lionized after he leaves office..a la Reagan - taken over by pornography and prostitution?

Know why I despise this SOB? Just look at him

If Lieberman starts to caucus with Pukes, can CT citizens impeach or otherwise "fire" him?

My plan for victory in Iraq - Encourage new Iraqi leaders to invade Russia

Lots of bad news w/National Implications from Philly:

I Love New York

Who Lied About Iraq?

YouTube gets sued over sex video of top model

I'm RADICAL! Who are you?

Well, I'm proud to say...

You REALLY need to vote in this poll! Was Boxer vicious?

Who Are the Bad Guys?

Okay, when and where is 60 Minutes?

Who's a bigger Dick? (comparative chart of Nixon vs Cheney)

Boycott Penney's for selling raccoon dog fur-trimmed coats

Iran Guard says U.S., Britain, Israel "axis of evil"

As much as it is a good thing, Hagel's Iraq stance is starting to make me nervous.

He can't keep his antecedents straight...

Cheney's Not Looking Too Good Either ---pix--->>>


US Border agent shoots dead a 22-year old Mexican migrant

HEADLINE: At least 6 boys die imitating Saddam hanging

'Studio 60' cast happy to be employed

For MLK Day--"GANDHI NOT CONDI" buttons, bumperstickers, shirts

Why I feel that impeaching Bush/Cheney is so important


Mary's Legacy

Did the dems cutting funding for Vietnam "lose" the war?

Ed Bradley would never have planted soft sloppy wet kisses on The Dictator.


If you could put one story the media overlooked on every front page of every newspaper in the US

Cheney: U.S. must show 'stomach' to win in Iraq (REUTERS)

I programmed a robot once (and it got me to thinking)

This is WHY PMC's (mercenaries) are a BAD idea

EU Should Fill Leadership Void on Human Rights (HRW)

this book sounds interesting: 'POX', genius, madness and the mysteries of Syphilis.. it questions

Mr. President, do you think that the Vietnam War was wrong?

! merry happy pretzel day !

"Ours is now the mainstream position" - Democrats feel free to defy Bush on Iraq (LAT)

Bush is totally from TX again tonight, just jawing with the folks on 60-min

Gail Sheehy's "The Accidental Candidate" puts a lot of things in perspective

NYT editorial: Stop the Bush administration's "nuclear fantasies"

PHOTO: Your self-appointed Educator-in-Chief

Edwards echoes King's anti-war message

I'm watching "Multiples in the Womb" on the Discovery

So. Has "Matt" PUDGE declared any sort of his integrity yet? n/t

NYT: Bloggers Take on Talk Radio Hosts (KSFO and Spocko)

Enough Already !!

"Saddam was a source of instability in Iraq"

bush is a coward. Couldn't watch saddam drop thru the floor.

"There's things going on that you don't know."

6 Reasons why we invaded Iraq (and 4 more why the GOP wasn't against it)

Why did Bush choose to go on 60 Minutes tonight?

Come now. Bush really IS similar to Abraham Lincoln. PROOF:

The most dangerous George Bush is one who feels weak, powerless and under attack

At Libby Trial, Power Players Face Uncomfortable Spotlight

So now Honduras is stealing the property of North American companies?

Iraq president makes landmark Syria trip

Anti-War Activists Unforgiving Of Clinton (Hillary)

Impeachment for National Security purposes?

Bush-Cheney out of control, still lying.

'Scooter Libby' Trial Starts Tuesday - Reuters: "Is Cover-Up Worse Than Crime In CIA Leak?"

Bush will be gone in two years. Climate change isn't going anywhere.

Fox broadcasts obscenity!

Iraqi Official Seeks Release of Iranians

The Great Man Theory - Is George Bush one of the Great Men of History?

How many people feel like Bush's surge is part of a political strategy - not a military one?

rEpUbLiCaNhOtTiE VI--Oh No U DiNT!!

Buckaroos bassist dies at 70

Al Gore To Speak at Boise State as Favor for Boise Woman

Evolution is........

Just another day in Paradise. Today's attacks 01-14-07

What a LOUSY Freaking ACTOR Pissypants Is!

Smirky's 60 Minutes Interview - Transcript

Jerrold Nadler introduces the Protect The Troops and Bring Them Home Act

Found this buried in a "Surge" Casualty Estimates

Utah Governor Sets 'Divine Strake' Hearings

Paul Krugman: The Texas Strategy

Is DU acting wonky for anyone else?

Cheney's history of heart problems >>>

Cheney's out of hiding

What will happen if Bush does indeed attack Iran?

Cheney wheezing enough?

Does any member of Congress have children serving in Iraq or Afganistan?

Is it even possible the generals would REFUSE to attack Iran?

"Why does smear-merchant Ann Coulter

Can you say AUTO-PEN?

Newsweek: We are less Safe now

Boston Globe Columnist: "Bush's Thinking Gets Ever Curiouser"

Waxman's Letter to Colleagues, 1/10/07, on Iraq Reconstruction

Cheney: "we're a major presence there now and we expect to continue to be one in the future."

Arab Times: US military strike on Iran seen by April ’07-Sea-launched attack to hit oil, N-sites

Martin Luther King day op-ed I wrote

Need link for a grateful and affectionate lion, seen on DU, a short while back.

New U.S. Embassy in Iraq cloaked in mystery

60 minutes: is that directly impeachable?

Kucinich's Plan for Iraqi Peace

Cats are Democrats, Dogs are Republicans

BUSH's Explanation For The Surge Is More Bullshit (McClatchy Newspapers)

A Letter for MLK jr Day

If troops leave Iraq, will Iraqis undo pro-oil corporation constitution and hydrocarbon law?

60 minutes on NOW !

My anti-war ball-cap got an ovation from the Starbucks crew this morning.

Yep, he's a little sissy....

"Somalia air raids hit nomads, 70 dead" - were the headlines - please...

Vacuum Maker (Oreck) Hailed as Savior Quits Gulf Town - (Hurricane Katrina)

Opera/Broadway Musical/TV show that depicts the Neocons...what would it be like?

someone last year posted an awesome picture of a young King couple

Do we owe Iraq an apology?

CNN anchor John Roberts blows his cover....

"Damn! Them N****rs are just like US!"


Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Al Gore One Year Ago: "Restoring The Rule Of Law"

Right-wing whiner Melanie Morgan: Liberal Bloggers are trying to get me fired!

Which country will set us free from this dictator?

Great Simpsons episode trashing army recruiting and

Why don't we start having protest where we DO march in the streets

Anyone have a link with info about when the "Crawford Ranch" was purchased by shrub?

Maybe I'm just being silly and paranoid, but..................

What were you doing forty years ago...before the summer of love - The Human Be-In....

about the duke lacrosse case...they put themselves in this situation

Is there an alternative to Wal-Mart which donates to Democrats? NT

DU this CSPAN Poll. Should the federal government provide universal health coverage?

I think I would like Walter Jones to finish Shrub's term

Tucker Exclamationpoint Jazzhands Spiritfingers declares war on a videostore clerk

Should we nationalize American's telephone companies...

The disaster in Iraq is by design - IMO

US has been actively supporting the pro-Iranian/pro-occupation Hakim clan for the past three years

Commenters at the 60 Minutes Site Are Disgusted by Bush >>>

Well, the GOP is still proud of their leader

ABSOLUTE POWER-The Goal Is NOT To Win War On Terror-The Goal Is Limitless Presidential Authority

"We screwed up, and it's YOUR fault."

Senator Kennedy: "WE CAN'T IGNORE IRAQ'S REFUGEES" | UNHCR appeal for $60 million for Iraqi refugees

What if we changed the locks at our White House?

Great Pic from Kindasleazy's bs session

HADLEY: "Once The Troops Get In Harm's Way, Congress Will Support Them..."

AP Correspondent in Oaxaca Urges Mexican “Authorities” to Investigate Narco News

Bush: "The Iraqi people owe the US a huge debt of gratitude."

Realizing The Dream - MLK Sunday - Jan. 14 (Riverside Church Live Webcast 4PM EST)

From the "isbushantichrist" blog!

Paul Krugman on Arnold's health care plan.


Have you looked at

The Woman with a Limp. (true spy story)


‘Green-stamping’ of Timber Companies Comes Under Scrutiny

At least 650 American MERCENARIES have been killed inside Iraq

MTP -- Dodd and Hagel were on fire! They had their arguments DOWN!

If it had been Bush on the gallows instead of Saddam ?

"I loathe Lieberman with the power of a thousand white hot suns."

Man Charged With Kissing a Woman

"What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate"

I refuse to watch bush

NYT: 'Newly Revealed Orders" Issued By Bush Show US Has Opened A "Third Front Against Iran"

Wash Journal, amazingly, has 'unbiased' commentator discussing Chavez

He paid in advance Condi-

You know what I want to know more about.....

Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD)--PNAC rises from the ashes

Has the earth shifted on it's axis ?

Situational Scienceman strikes again!

CBS can do a postgame show but not a post Bush response from Durbin?

He thinks we're stupid.

Put Aside "The Surge" for the moment... We need to help amplify news of "the Purge'!

How THE SURGE Helps Halliburton/KBR's Bottom Line

Do you believe you have been a victim of domestic surveillance?

He actually has been convinced he's Abe Lincoln...

Waxman Already Targeted for GOP Backlash

A Silent Thread Of Memory And Respect For Martin Luther King

Kucinich: IMPEACHMENT Back On Table "If Bush Attacks Iran"

I just came back from The Edward speechs at the MLK celebration in NYC

The PNAC shop is closing

"As a gray-haired journalist who covered Vietnam...amazement that my country has done this AGAIN."

Convicted Watergate 'plumber' claims LBJ may have had JFK assassinated

Liberal educated non-fundies accept evolution; conservative uneducated fundies don't

its BAGdad not bagDAD condi...get it right

For Martin Luther King Jr.

Hillary Clinton is about to make her 180...Maybe tomorrow or Tues.

Bargaining Digest Weekly by Gordon Pavy, Jan 13, 2007

Don't Let Them Trick Us into Another War...

Richard Belzer protests Ann Coulter's appearance on Realtime

We Have To Impeach The President!

Top 10 GWB Moments ( video warning)

President Bush Visits Stanford

Phil Ochs - I aint marching anymore

Everybodies Fool

Cedar Rapids, IA says NO to Escalation in Iraq

Tom Waits ("God's Away On Business")

GOP Congressman Warns of new Gulf of Tonkin incident

Homicide Rates Higher in States with More Guns at Home

Murdoch Rag Laying Ground for an Attack on Iran?

I watched Tim Russert tonight and he had a couple of authors

"Bush turns to Dissenters on Iraq"

Hocky Pux

Democrats feel free to defy Bush on Iraq: Party leaders join antiwar liberals in opposing a buildup

Clark's $$$$ Problems.

The 100 hour boondoggle.

Romney retreats on gun control (Boston Globe)

Sportsbook odds on the Democratic nomination

The Talk Shows

'Talk about Bush "Having No Plan"...

Top Pentagon Official Threatens Lawyers For Defending Guantanamo Detainees

Barack Obama 'the new Jack Kennedy'

More than 5,000 flock to Strickland inauguration (Ohio Gov)

The answer is simple - the solution is complex.

What advice do you have for DUers who were not here during the 2004 primary season?

Newly in the Minority, G.O.P. Shows Signs of Division on Iraq and Domestic Policies

DEM response to * radio address:

We are 14 months away from having a nominee for 2008. Here's the schedule

Hagel's giving it to Lieberman with both barrels on MTP...

Phased Withdrawal From Reality -Handelsman Editorial Cartoon

McLame vs Obama on Face the Nation now...

WP: GOP Fails to Splinter United Democrats

I am so sick of this non-partisanship BS,

A very good article on Lieberman

New "Pro-Life" Leadership is Anti-War???

Holy Joe is an ASS!!!!

U.S. is 139th in the world for political participation,

Lieberman on MTP

Take a guess-

Did Bush really say: “Wow, you mean we can still win this war?”

It's about time

(Reuters) Cheney: U.S. must show "stomach" to win in Iraq

Why is only *one* of the *two* independents in the Senate, who caucus

Lieberman is a Republican mole. He always has been.

need help here--anybody know anything about supposedly finding 4 planes out in the desert

does anyone know when Congress is going to actually start 9/11 hearings

So does Bill Clinton get the SOS job under Hillary?

News from Iraq side: Maliki at high Risk!!!

Opposition to Iraq Plan Leaves Bush Isolated

Hah - Maliki fired Haifa Street Brigade Commander

What do you want the Democrats to do "wrong"?

Bush Plans to Punk Congress on the Surge - if he can

When and to whom did Lieberman sell his soul?

For anyone who missed Hagel kicking Lieberman's ass this morning...

Bush the Flip flopper

I'm sick of the insults. I'm sick of the lies. This IS NOT a game.

who's going to march for peace in DC or NYC on 27 Jan?

Why is there still no outrage expressed about the Iranian

60 Minutes Sunday: Bush says Critics Won't Halt Iraq Surge.......

Brent Hume: the democrats want to CUT AND RUN and RETREAT

I have *never* looked forward to hearing Bushjr speak... until tonight.

Listening to Mike Huckabee on CSPAN--this guy could be trouble

Bush's Hail-Mary Pass

Jan 26, 1975: News report of investigations into CIA misdeeds

Girl Scouts of Cannon Valley located in Northfield, MN use hunting for a fund raiser

The government wants to look at your bank records

Grim Start to New Year: Two Coal Miners Killed (Sat, Jan 13)

Newspaper Guild President: Media Covers What Advertisers Want, Not Worker Issues

Hannity has a TV show on his own now GEZZZ!!!!

Bush on 60 Minutes discussion

Now Trump's rippin' Condi

Liberal vs. Conservative

A good article on early front runners for President

Shock and oil: Iraq's billions & the White House connection

I favor legislative action vis a vis Bushco.

Why can't we get this cowardly loser out of office?

Iraqi official seeks release of Iranians

Dodd says he'll seek to block Bush's troop surge

Is "Grand Bargain" Between Unions And Business Possible? Corrected link

Excerpts From Edwards' MLK Day Antiwar Speech ("Silence is betrayal")

Our own Joe AHMADIERBERMAN of CT, saw him on MTP this morning

Elizabeth Edwards confronts a critic of her husband on Daily Kos, her comment:

What is the basis for the premise that the U.S. is beholden to occupy Iraq

Bush's saber rattling at Iran is to take the focus of Iraq

Joe Lieberman is an honorable man

"Regime Change in Iran" - Weekly Standard (via PNAC) - 08/2002

Great Response to the Barbara Boxer Bashers

Meet The Press.. Holy Joe got slammed good by Hagel Here is his words

Why did the USSR collapse?

Cheney on Baghdad to BBC in 1992

Edwards echoes King's anti-war message, calls on Congress to withhold funding (AP)

Obama made a very good appearance talking with Schieffer

What will happen once we leave Iraq?

Libby Trial could be Turning Point for CHENEY..

Nice guy but he's in the wrong party: Mike Huckabee

Clark: The issue isn't the number of deck chairs (troops) on the Titanic, it's the Iceberg (Iran ).

George McGovern is no peace candidate!

Obama to Announce for Prez on Oprah Wednesday?

08 Presidential Candidate Selector...who should you support?

Senator Hagel smackdown of Joe now up on Crooks and Liars

Iran Guard says U.S., Britain, Israel "axis of evil"

President Bush, "60 Minutes" and a grim future

Scott Pelley on 60 Minutes interview spews Repug talking point: "Democrat Party"

Echoing King in New York, Edwards calls for war’s end (NY Times)

Romney retreats on gun control

Why The Rigid Ideological Purity Test For Candidates Who Voted Yes On IWR?

Laura Bush on Belgian TV in 2005..."my husband is not a dangerous man."

What kind of Democrat or citizen would DISCOURAGE investigations of How/Why of war?


"Nedheads" rally in CT...including professor who did the "takeover" of Lieberman's party.