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Archives: February 25, 2007

Why Have So Many U.S. Attorneys Been Fired? It Looks a Lot Like Politics

It's Time to "Fix" Health Spending And Social Security (William Chirolas)

Treasury never gives up trying to sell us on dollar coins

John Nichols: An Oscar and An Announcement? Don't Bet On it (The Nation)

Sy Hersch: Iran War Already Underway (to distract us from Iraq)

Not ONE Member of the Bush Extended Family Has Served in Iraq! Not One! Take a Look.

Toronto Sun: Don't ignore Putin's warning

Bush's Future Iran War Speech

(Mother Jones) Iraq 101: Down the Drain

AIPAC Demands "Action" on Iran (GARY LEUPP)

CommonDreams: US Culture: War or Peace?

Death has a new domain

Gore climate change Oscar entry has Cuba's vote

Iras & Rnergy--Investing in Renewables

Foreign devils in the Iranian mountains

Placing George Bush on the ten worst presidents list is a mistake

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Suppressing News: Déjà Vu (The Nation)

WHere is Keith Olbermann today? I thought he was going to be on a show this AM.

What has 'free trade' purchased for Americans?

PM Carpenter: Time to get a net and a wrap-around jacket and go get Dick

NYT editorial: Bush diverted U.S. to Iraq, allowing Al Qaeda to get "back in business"

James Fallows: Dear Vice President Cheney: Shut Up

Consortium News: Why US Shields Japan's WWII Denials

Iraq poised to hand control of oil fields to foreign firms

Newsweek: Vets on the Street (Hundreds of Iraq/Afghan War)

Pickles Pontificates

Diplomats say U.S. intelligence on Iranian nukes is thin

As Bush's ID Plan Was Delayed, Coalition Formed Against It

The Middle East: Peace can be imposed.

Nuclear power unlikely alternative in Northwest, analyst says

Company wants to build first American offshore wind park (500 MW, DE)

Sea Ice Retreat Dooms Baby Walruses - Mothers Can't Feed Near Nurseries - ADN

World Bank Supports "New" Indonesian Poverty Plan - 7 Million New Acres Of Tree Plantations

Proposed TXU Buyout Plan Would Scrap 8 Of 11 Coal-Fired Power Plants - Reuters

EIA sees OPEC pumping at rate to keep oil at $50-$60 until 2030

Kashagan - World's Biggest Undeveloped Field - Delayed 3 Yrs; Cost Has Doubled - FT

Cannibalism, Deaths In Prime-Age Polar Bears Likely Driven By Ice Loss - AK Scientist

Alternative construction materials raking in green despite downturn

Salinization Already Squeezing Bangladeshi Coastal Fields, Water Sources

California utility eyeing power grid plan to boost electric cars (with wind power)

Gore's 'Truth' spurs Mainers to action

MI Government Preparing To Battle Lake-Choking Hydrilla, Invasive Water Weed

Democratic Governors Lead the Way on Energy Security

High Mercury Levels In Eggs May Be Linked To Collapse Of Ivory Gull Numbers - 80% Since Early 1980s

Ice-shelf collapse reveals Antarctica's natural beauty

Mexico vows to protect butterfly, rare desert oasis - Reuters

Harbin, Manchuria Ice Festival Melts Down In Unseasonably Warm Winter - WP

Vibrio Off Alaska, Malaria Spreading In Kenya, More Poison Ivy - All Climate-Linked Changes

Kilimanjaro Has Lost 25% Of Ice 2000 - 2006; Peru's Glacial Melt Rate Up 10X Since 1980s

In Inuits' Warming Arctic, Passage Of Knowledge Between Generations Also Breaking Down

In Big Buyout, Utility to Limit New Coal Plants

Israel to get first acting Druze president

Clashes erupt as Israeli troops raid West Bank

Islamic Jihad says willing to join PLO

Clark in dustup at Jeddah Conference; also makes surprising revelation

IDF troops raid Nablus

Report: Israel Navy harassing and humiliating Gaza fisherman

Body of Israeli found near Hebron, police suspect stabbing

Controversial MK appointed tourism minister

U.S. synagogue holds event promoting sale of West Bank homes

Another Myth Bites The Dustification: Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl inspected WTC steel

Video: Meria Heller Keynote - 9/11 Accountability Conference

HOLY CRAP - Did NBC Affiliate Mess Up and Slip

September 11 Revisited

I have a question.

FL-13 STATE AUDIT WHITEWASH: Election Reform, Fraud, & News Sunday 02/25/07

'Paper trail' printer jams can gum up vote recounts

Blogger Claimed to have Hacked the PricewaterhouseCoopers Computers and Discovered, Oscar Winners.

They Stole Another Election

Christian Right Labors to Find ’08 Candidate

Gay rights advances likely in Congress

Lawyers launch Hicks bid

Car bomb kills one and wounds four in Baghdad

LAT: Global warming: enough to make you sick (Climate change redistributes bacteria)

Muslim ministers meet in Pakistan on Mideast

Jaguar fatally mauls zookeeper at Denver Zoo

Sunni attacks may delay U.S. plans for hand over

Clashes erupt as Israeli troops raid West Bank

Google News Archive Search -Amazing New Feature!

New York Times: Christian Right Labors to Find ’08 Candidate

Indonesian ferry suddenly sinks

Two U.S. citizens treated for poisoning in Moscow: Ifax

Putting off getting into the '08 race could pay off for Hagel (R-Ne)

European probe flies by Mars

(UK) Terror threat 'worst since 9/11'

LAT: Diplomats say U.S. intelligence on Iranian nukes is thin

'Mercenaries' to fill Iraq troop gap

Explosions in Baghdad kill at least 12

Secret report: Terror threat worst since 9/11 (Britain)

US bombards southeast Baghdad

Insurgent bombers slaughter Baghdad students (40 killed, 30 wounded)

Senate Democrat (Levin) aims for U.S. troop limits in Iraq

Democrats Find Their Courage In New Round Of Poll Numbers

Iraqis stash cash to avoid troubled banking system

Report: Family ties Sharpton to Thurmond.

Carlyle Group to float 500 mln pound fund - report

Suicide bomber kills 10 at Baghdad college-police

Brits to send 1500 to fight Taliban (and keep the peace after Iran is blown to bits)

160,000 still without power as storm tapers off

Brazil's Lula Tries to Steal Bush's Thunder in Uruguay

Authorities search for missing Chico State student (CA-19YO-missing since 2/19)

Chaney's plane diverted to Singapore.

CNN International: Iraq Official Says Iran Has Stopped Meddling

Cheney Arrives in Persian Gulf for Talks

Ecuador Looks at Bank of South

Panel: Military health system needs help

Retired Politicians Spend Unused Campaign Funds

US covert operations helping Muslim radicals

Governors, critical of Bush, seeking more help from Congress for children's health care

Support for Kirchner Climbs to 67% in Argentina

NYT: Governors Worry Over Money for Child Health Program: Express alarm, appeal to Bush, Congress

Terre Haute, IN now home to terrorist prison unit

Could Gore Finance His Own Bid?

Islamic Jihad says willing to join PLO

U.S. synagogue holds event promoting sale of West Bank homes

Bolivia gets aid for coca growers. Venezuela to buy all legal products.

(AP) Al-Sadr: Baghdad Security Plan Is Doomed

Melissa Etheridge's score won for "Inconvenient Truth"!

Slaying of legislators in Guatemala `a mistake'

Alleged CIA kidnap victim says Americans tortured him

We are not guilty of defamation, say nurses (Bulgarians in Libya)

AP: Gore's Global Warming Doc Wins Oscar (Backstage: "I do not have plans on becoming candidate...")

WP: Murtha Stumbles on Iraq Funding Curbs: Dems Ill-Prepared for Unplanned Disclosure, GOP Attacks

Telegraph UK: US funds terror groups to sow chaos in Iran

AP: Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Falls Ill

Iraqi security adviser: Iran has stopped interfering in Iraq

NYT: U.S. Says Raid in Iraq Supports Claim on Iran

Cheney arrives in Persian Gulf for talks

NYT: Bush to Warn Pakistan’s Leader on Aid

AP: Pressures on Guard Concern Governors

Spurred by civil unions, N.J. churches to focus on marriage

AP IMPACT: Assistance rolls increase

US generals ‘will quit’ if Bush orders Iran attack

Jailer arrested after drugs found in lunch (private prison)

US aircraft carrier has no plans to 'intimidate Iran'

CNN: F-22 Raptor - All Computer Systems "Dumped" at International Date Line

NYT: In Big Buyout, Utility to Limit New Coal Plants: Landmark deal brokered with environmentalists

WP: Al Gore, global rock star

White House Disaster Drill Supposes 10-City IED Strike

Rice: today's al Qaeda a different 'kind of organization' from one behind 9/11

Bolivian floods kill 35

Surveillance Cameras Get Smarter

Ban on Prison Religious Program Challenged (public funds for Christian proselytizing)

Report: 3 Gulf states agree to IAF overflights en route to Iran

New Iraqi troops fly into Baghdad(Kurdish Troops)

Rice: Congress shouldn't micromanage [the MIS-managed] war

Slavery links families (Strom Thurmond's Owned Al Sharpton's)

Colombia political scandal imperiling US ties

Teamsters oppose opening the border to Mexican trucks

Iran announces successful launch of rocket into space

Chavez beefing up military; Soaring arms spending surpasses that of Iran, Pakistan

CNN: Former Vice President Al Gore’s film "An Inconvenient Truth" wins Oscar.

I just heard! Skinner's going to sell off the Lounge!

Good night ya freaks!!!

When I think seawolf, I think...

If you don't want to know

YouTube video, this chick rocks!

What really causes an eye to twitch?

What are your thoughts on long journeys?

Do you click on YouTube posts here in the Lounge?

Judge Seidlin spoof on SNL right now n/t

When I don't think of Orrex, I think...

What will be the next cell phone rage?

My coworker has had Faux "News" on for the past several hours

Man, I can't wait for 300



Why the hell is everything being recommended?

Time for some fresh computer art

Must be a helluva party

When I ______blank______ I think of leftofthedial

I'm lame. But tell me how cool my MySpace page is.

What would happen if we were always honest in the Lounge?

Snowing like a bastard here...

Man, sure is quiet around here tonight...

OK, I'm a whiny crybaby, but this is getting monotonous.

Need an infectuous laugh?

"The Dark Hour"

I'm sleepy....

based on my observation of the lounge tonight, I'd like to share a little insight

based on my observation of the lounge tonight, I'd like to share a little advice

Spam Poetry

When I think of WCGreen I think ______________..

Is this what marriage is?

When I think of SeattleGirl, I think......


On the DU Option Page do you use the

Post a picture of the car of your dreams...

When I think about you I touch myself

what kinda guy are you

Oscar telecast goofs, gaffes, stumbles and blunders thread.

I never realized Savoy Brown was such an ass-kickin' group

Anybody else watching "My Fair Lady?" I am for the billionth time. I forgot how really lovely to l

The Office Pranks

This is AMAZING. You've GOTTA see this!!!


Some good lounge vibes please.

Good Morning Lounge...Well, almost afternoon, hehe

Cubicle Pranks

All right, I'll say it.

Dwight K. Shrute

Pics from my best friends birthday dinner!

grrr.... Trader Joes

what do you think of your printer?

What generation are you in?

For those with cable internet...

When I think of Socialdemocrat1981 I think

I just downloaded the complete Johnny Bravo series.

favorite james brown quotes

"get back, police activity"

I tried to post this in the appropriate forum

Decent art day here today (boring post about personal activities)

I will renew my complaint: The saxophone is the lamest addition to rock music ever!

Happy birthday lizziegrace!!

Congratulations mondo joe!! 15,000 posts

Congratulations reyd reid reed!! 10,000 posts

I wish I was here, right now!

Same Stooges. Different World. Finer Wine.

we had a dust storm here yesterday, it was so weird..

The TV ratings guide

One of my favorite times of the year! Going through the Sears catalog.

Give a gag "white elephant" gift to a DUer

Do you have trouble finding exactly what you want at clothing stores these days?

One of my favorite times of the year! Going through the seed catalog.

Grandma in nursing home/rehab. What would be good to send?

Could someone please post a bookmark

Did you know the February Photo Contest is up in GD?

I think my fridge needs an intervention

Say something nice about someone (NOT a du'er)

I'm hungry...

Graywarrior=The Wedding Planner & Madam Graywarrior

the streets of san francisco

Interesting thing I've noticed about Tibetans in America.

Ladies and Gentleman, all rise for Judge Seidlin: CBS offers up show...

I woke up this morning, and the couch cushions were missing.

repurposing alain goraguer with fish

"My name is Archie."

Question about military award

"I bet Jesus would have used his turn signal"

Why does ADT always call when my wife is cooking?

The Wainwright's - Loudon, Rufus, and Martha


I want to see Spike Lee do a re-make of Gone With the WInd!

I am Peepless!

I am Veepless!

honorary titles you'd like to have

Bush to America: I can change.

iPaq appreciation thread!!

I need a hug, just broke up with new girlfriend.


When I think of Lois Lane, I think....

So, last night, my roommates apparently got blasted drunk because...

Hey, Academy Awardies.. Here's a site that's got em ALL fun

what's your favorite 70s teevee show theme/intro

Please read this if you are contemplating using Vista...

funny kitty pics

Slavery ties Rev. Sharpton to Thurmond

Most exciting live performance?

Did Anyone Watch the Spirit Awards (for indie films)?

Understanding NASCAR, part 3: Cars and teams

Teacher sends text messege to cop asking for weed.

I am gonna get SO yelled at by this customer

The Andrews sisters on the youtubes-who knew?

great signs you've seen

What else could I fail to do today?

You're all invited to my brand new cat blog (several pics)

It snowed a lot and my cat is hatin' it.

is the "big mac attack" an urban myth?

If you're thinking about getting Windows Vista, read this first...

Researchers Find Al Sharpton A Decendent Of Strom Thurmond Slave

A question from a discussion with a friend of mine:

DU CAD techs check in & post your work (Dial-up heavy)

Discent within the ranks first story

Rubik's Cube Art


Haven't logged in for a couple of days. Did I miss anything good?

I am just astounded at this year's FAFSA

Watching Jesus Camp.

Healing vibes, please, for my thread-eating kitty

Say what you will about fast food, but Taco Johns Potato Oles are GODFOOD!

I love Ellen DeGeneres-she just totally dismissed Ryan Seacrest.

Who else is digging out?

Do You Ever Feel Like You Might Have Just Woke Up With The Wrong Body?

JESUS CAMP for Best Documentary!

Official NON-Oscar watchers thread!

Damn, talk about a trip, my little sister got married yesterday, and I lost my star today!

OK, Who else is digging out?

When you get cramps do you feel totally shitty?

List of notable prisoners at ADX Florence

OK, Who else is pigging out?

Apparently the Oscars won't be shown here tonight....

Favorite TV station?

I think I have "Complex PTSD" from my X husband.

Kos is rooting for Little Miss Sunshine and Al Gore

Do You Ever Feel Like You Might Have Just Woke Up In The Wrong Body?

What movies did you like, that actually did win a ton of Oscars?

When I think of Superman, I think...

my laptop is begging to be tossed out the window (help needed)

blunts or skins

We took the plunge - we bought a 2007 PRIUS

When I think of Lex Luthor, I think ___ (to complete the series)

How old were your kids when they stopped crying every day?

When I think about "the anger and hatred my fun thread brought out" I think..

This comic strip cracked me up.

Just made my first donation!

When you feel totally shitty do you get cramps?

A Diaperman's Lament

Everyone says that Oscar is on but I can't find Sesame Street anywhere!

Egads; Hollywood celebrates itself...again

pk... so I'm in my new place

battle peanut is shaping up pretty well on Iron Chef

NASCAR fans please explain the

This is my post where I say everyone who watches the Oscars is stupid

You should hear the cheer for Al Gore at the Oscars..

is it just me, or does ellen degeneres look like a young ruth-ann miller from NX?

Son of a bitch.

My Cat is Misssing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OSU Fans Your Basketball Coach Is Gross

Someone has to say it: Cameron Diaz is not attractive.

Strange Statues from Around the World... (IS IT ART or CRAP?)

I am finally convinced

Movies that should have won an Academy Award, but didn't.

Whats for dinner?

Congratulatrions soothsayer!! 10,000 posts

Automotive question here -

Judge Larry Seidlin Parody

Brittany Spears suffering from PPD?

Why is Jack Nicholson's head shaved bald?

An Inconvenient Truth

I call racism! Just because I am fair skinned, and have blue eyes and medium brown hair


What is this, "All the people who suck" night on American Idol?

Should I go get some chocolate?

Quick..have they done the Dreamgirls reunion yet??

This Tanqueray Rangpur is good stuff....

ice cold milk and an oreo cookie

Congratulazioni Signor Morricone

When I think of biting into a York Peppermint Patty I think . . .

I only have one problem with Ellen....

Who the hell is Oscar, and what the hell is his problem?

Here's how a President and First Lady SHOULD dress

when and where was your first real job...?

Screw you, Simon Cowell!

Oscars are getting boring.......

Help!!!! Celine Dion singing Oscar nominated song!!!

American Idol loser wins OSCAR!! (Take that Simon Cowell)

Anyone else want Meryl Streep to win the Oscar? Ya think it's hopeless?

Question for the straight guys: when is a woman too skinny to be attractive? rocks!!!

Best Commercials?

My son just got fired and I am pissed

I really hope Martin Scorsese wins tonight.

Am i the only person that didn't enjoy the movie "Happy feet"?

I feel I have to point out something of extreme importance.

Why is Al Gore at the Oscars anyways?

So, which of you are going to see the Pogues in NYC on St. Patrick's Day?

Gotta go cut fabric!

If your next four hours are free -- "Gone with the Wind" on TCM.

My dog likes bananas

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 2/25/07)

The worst thing about the Academy Awards

Did The Movie "Norbit" Cost Eddie Murphy An Oscar?

When I think "Beastie Boys" I think . . .

Newman's 'Few Words' Stir Furor (on YouTube)

A poem

Well I'm doing OK on my Oscar pool.

Official Oscar Results Thread *SPOILERS*

Craig Ferguson on Britney Spears...

When I think of BlueStorm I think_________.

I really didn't want Jennifer Hudson to win

Freepers heads exploding during Oscars: a chronology- SPOILERS

TeenMidlo's Show Choir took first place last night.

fI yuo cna raed tihs

The behavior of the Lounge has been SHAMEFUL.

Is it too late for a late Valentine's day gift? I was sick and in bed, so I didn't make anything

I stopped drinking soft drinks one year ago today.

I would not have posted that vanity thread yesterday if I knew...

Oh good. Jennifer Hudson thanked Jennifer Holliday.

Man, some people are real jackasses

Anyone think Ellen Degeneres is funny tonight?

Anyone know anything about Macs?

Is Jennifer Lopez pregnant?

YES! YES! YES! Jennifer Hudson!!!

For fans of "Progressive Rock" Genre, a top 25 list

Why Do People Seem To Hate This Song?

Post your favorite mix CD.

When People Say Goddess of Guiness I Think _________________


There's snow on dem dere hills!

Judi Dench for BEST ACTRESS

Oscar Fashion 2007 (Photo Heavy)

Pan's Labyrinth

For my 500th... post something beautiful... (photo thread)

When I Think Of Nicole....

Tensions are rising in the Lounge...

Melissa Ethridge just won and thanked her wife!!!

What does "Emo" mean? Or, help a middle-aged woman understand her nephew's language.


Online dating is not working anymore

Sunflowers 2007, Week #1 * * * * {Bonus - window trinkets } Dial up warning

silly cat

What is this Red Hat Society?

Best American crime flick? (poll)

Who Was The Vice President When You Were Born?

If you could relive a year of your life, which one would you choose?

Yes! My husband is getting released today,

Share your household tips here.

If you like birds of prey

Sorority Evictions Raise Messy Issue of Looks and Bias

A Divide, and Maybe a Divorce (homosexuality issue splitting Protestant denominations in two)

So if I stay busy I can commit crimes? NT

My computer proves God’s existence!

How would you rate your perception of religion in general?

WWJD? My response to evangelical Christians trying to squash hate crimes bill.

I like it: Not only Heterosexual, but Chick-o-centric......

High prices and lower attendance by Premier League...

Tragedy strikes Broncos again - RB Nash dies after basketball game

OSU v Wisconsin

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report for February 25

Pride 33....incredible...5 upsets.....three of them huge upsets.

Some fun stuff, one more element to study in astro

So. Um. Okay. Um. I....need your input.

Ghost Investigator Society -- voices from the dead?

Okay, something weird is going on in the room I'm in right now.

Remember the Bonus Army! B.E.F.'s March on Washington,

If you haven't checked the VFP web site lately, you haven't seen our latest action.

Spouses also pay war's price

Repuke Congress Didn’t Investigate Abu GhReed Because ‘They Did Not Want To Embarrass’ Bush

Returning soldiers are ending up homeless and many are suffering from PTSD

More Trash Talk from Terry Mac

Buyout Proposed for TX Energy Group that JK was Fighting with New Legislation Aimed at Coal Plants

Into the rabbit hole of Senate votes, and out with disgust - the 2002 CAFE standards debacle

So, about that 2008 race

Bargaining Digest Weekly by Gordon Pavy, Feb 24, 2007

Americans prepare to go to war with Iran

Rice confronted over Iran evidence

Courage to resist. Watada and his brothers, POWERFUL.

Pursuing the War Profiteers for Interviews...

Excerpts of Al Gore's speech on Abu Ghraib (May 26th, 2004)

The Bonus Army 1920's footage - Vets March/Encampment in D.C.

Conscientious objectors are JAILED!

Bird and Fortune (Washington Diplomat) (Bush knows it all! - very funny)

Giuliani makes fun of a man with Parkinson's Disease

Gore Vidal Gives Peace A Vote

Randy Newman 'A Few Words In Defense Of Our Country'

Robert Greenwald on Keith Olbermann...

Even our heroes need help sometimes.

Best Beach Impeach Vid Yet! - Preparing to do it again 4/28/07 in 100 cities w/100,000 volunteers!

The Tale of Prince - A War Profiteer...

Jim Hightower: The Government's Sick War On Marijuana

Real Time w/Bill Maher repeat on now, 11pmCT, HBO2. FYI. nt

grrr.... Trader Joes

Appeal from Iraq Veterans Against the War to watch 60 minutes tomorrow night


Cheney already has a plan to invade Khuzestan, Iran

Afghanistan, Turkey, Iraq, Heroin, Sibel & Gonzales

Sorority Evictions Raise Issue of Looks and Racial Bias: Recriminations, tears, protest

Hillary!! Obama!! slavery!!

U.S. Schools Weigh Extending Hours, Year

REPOST. Please help. READ and RECOMMEND. I'm begging and it's a good cause.

US drawing plans to bomb Iran - report

Cooool Personified - Rickie Lee Jones on Sound Stage now

Bombing Yugoslavia

The Montana Senate- a REAL pro-life legislative body.

Does anyone know what Lockheed Martin does re: satellite systems?

Obama feels guerrilla marketing pressures in Austin (pic)

Al Sharpton Learns His Ancestors Were Slaves Owned By Relatives of Strom Thurmond

Surging to the afterlife: 20 more dead in Baghdad

Iraq before and after

To Anyone Who Thinks China has given up Socialism

Gore Film Odds-On Favorite to Win Oscar

Virginia apologizes for role in slavery (AP)

Question on the youth vote

RADICAL FRINGE TOON Sun. 2/25 - who asked you?

Snow Makes a Virtue Out of Bush Bucking Public Opinion on Iraq

Oh Oh: Kelly death not suicide, says MP

* has the ability and the proclivity to start a bombing attack on Iran any time now

Analog to Digital TV question, help please

Minn. Dems pushing to create the most inclusive voter registration law in the country

LAT: Global warming: enough to make you sick (Climate change redistributes bacteria)

The Imperial Party

Must read article in Sunday AJC!

Bush used as a billboard advertising tool in Australia

Carter Rips Cheney (interview)

"He scares the living crap out of me" Keith O on CBS news sunday

Ramadi: " Marines kill civilians, claim killing Iraq insurgents" *graphic*

Guyana Human Rights Commission slams Bernie KERIK (hired by Guyana prez)

Keith Olbermann coming on CBS SUNDAY MORNING - turn it on NOW

The Evolution of Keith

Birthplace of American slavery apologises.

What would have happened if the US waged a war on malaria instead of on Iraq?

Al Gore, Oscar Winner.

Does anyone have a clip of SNLs CNN

RE: US generals to quit...

question about the irs decision to go after ebay sellers

Question About Tonight's Oscars

Much is made of the campaign funds raised, or not, by the Democrats.

RICE is on Steffies show

Dems, GOP sidestep talk of Iraq endgame (both parties have their heads in the sand)

Are they finally admitting the War in Iraq wasn't just stupid, it caused more terrorism?

DU this poll

Have a serious book to sell? Try Comedy Central

Catholic school principal: 'We love Jesus' chant anti-Semitic

Sunday morning Rant

Has a Mayor ever been elected President of the U.S.?

Pizza pan delivers message from God

Does Congress return tomorrow?

NAVY REPORT: Constitution Can Be Curtailed By Destroying Info-Scrubbing Websites-Keeping Secrets

Think Your Social Security Number Is Secure? Think Again

Beware the dreaded 'Clinton machine'

US bombards southeast Baghdad

Anyone listening to MTP? Boy! It's beat up on McCain day!

Who are the 'Friends of Louie'?

Money, Money, Money....MONEY!

"Inconvenient Truth": My contribution.

ignorant bikers demand vigilante justice,

George, you know you are in trouble if Kissinger and Albright won't back you....

***"United States v. George W. Bush et al." CSPAN2 11:30am***

Obama Sponsored Veterans Healthcare Bill (S.117), on January 4th

The furtive look of a criminal....

"Warring for our Country" - frightening article from Charisma- a Christian Mag

Cheney already has a tested plan to invade Khuzestan, Iran

What the fuck? Strom Thurmund's ancestors owned Al Sharpton's ancestors!

Sy Hersch Coming Up On CNN !!!

Chomsky On Latin American Liberation Movements

Two killed in Iran embassy bomb, 37 dead in mosque attack

BLitzer is pukeworthy today

Tweety's show is spouting some crazy bullshit this morning


I really hope Gore wins because his movie needs to be seen by as many people as possible

another Gov. avoids talking about North Amer. Union/superhighway

UK having to deal with climate change - like it or not

Sy Hersh on CNN right now. 11:05AM CST

Two-Legged Dog Lost, Found at FL Airport (world's most photographed dog...)

(AP) Iran leader: Nuke drive a train ‘without brakes’

Carter: Cheney's Batting Average Is Abysmally Low

Tinfoil alert....

God Save The Prince: British royals serve as our U.S. elite does not

Video: NM Impeachment Hearing - 2/16/2007

Anyone catch that the AP tried to falsely report Colon Powell backs the surge?

You know it's bad if Cheney is too extreme for 'deathsquad' Negroponte....

Critics: Army Holding Down Disability Ratings - Army Times

U.S. Army Veteran Endured Harsh Treatment In 18-month Detainment

wow...Foggo/Wilks Defense May Claim "Nat'l Security" Issues

Anyone here have any experience with Bells Palsy????

serious suggestion to slow down drive to war

Report: Family Ties Sharpton to late Sen. Strom Thurmond

OMG: Al Sharpton Descended from Strom Thurmond's Slave

Al Gore, International Rock Star - WaPo

"DoD Identifies {Military Branch} Casualty" - Shocking List of SECDEF Press Releases

Teen Summit Tackles Hyphy Movement

Anyone else seeing unusual amount of dead birds(not Flu related)

There's an interesting show on c-span 1right now. Yea, I know,

dear abby responds to anti-war parents

UK doubles naval presence in Persian Gulf

Attorney General Gonzales Deputizes 20 Million Right Leaning Christians

Rush Limbaugh: "Dick Cheney Is My Hero!"

Troops earmarked for Afghanistan surge

I can't believe Jimmy Carter is 82 years old

Is There A Prison In The Country

US War Plans With Iran May Be Irreversible

HOLY CRAP - Did NBC Affiliate Mess Up and Slip

Fla. Church Has Followers Get '666' Tattoos

When was the last time you saw an Al Qaeda?


BREAKING: Bin-Laden descended from the Bushes

LATimes: Iraq - Democrats Vow To Keep Pressure On Bush

Report: Army ""Deliberately Shortchanging" Troops on Disability

Entire Walton family lose almost all their wealth in less than 50 years, is it believable??

Want a good laugh?

NY Times: “There is great anxiety,” said Paul Weyrich,

Levin: Last Congress Didn’t Investigate Walter Reed Because ‘They Did Not Want To Embarrass’ Bush

7 Wounded In Fla. Strip Club Shooting

Wind shifts devastate ocean life (think human food chain)

I can't seem to open Crooks and Liars. Is it just my computer?

I always thought the 8 billion missing from Iraq was diverted...

Apocalypse without Armageddon

Apocalypse without Armageddon

In the world of racism, is brown the new black?

Time for yet another unofficial DU '08 straw poll--vote early and often!

Ohio humor writer gets serious about the war...

This Is Downright Sad: Broncos Running Back Damien Nash Dies

A Weird Strange Feeling

SNAP apologizes to SBC leaders, admits charges of 'silence' were 'erroneous'

For US military in Iraq "dignity and respect" means hands bound and blindfolded

UPI Analysis/Middle East Times: Iraqi Police In Militias

Deja Vu all over again: Bush ignoring urgent warning about Qaeda 'comeback'

Dear Vice President Cheney: Shut Up

"Your voice is not a miracle. Your voice can be heard. Divine Strake is dead."

5,000 child sex slaves in UK

How diverse is DU?

Think Progress: Carter Rips Cheney Over Iraq - "His Batting Average Is Abysmally Low"

Iraq violence could end "within weeks" of foreign troop withdrawal

So what makes these assholes any different from yuppie flatlanders?

Iraqi President Talabani Suffers Stroke

Ian Masters on now - Great guests!

Anti-Jewish cartoon angers L.A. Koreans

Geffen angry with Clintons

"African Americans choose this day which side you are on!"

U.N. calls U.S. data on Iran's nuclear aims unreliable

TPMCafe: "Grassroots Impeachment Movement Rapidly Expands" (Good Overview)

Rice: "impossible to distinguish what is going in Iraq from the larger fight against al-Qaida"

If you had to give a half million dollars

Congressman Wants Answers About TSA Site (Waxman)

AP: Rice Says Bush Will Ignore Congress; Iraq "Indistinguishable" From Larger al Qaeda Fight

Report: In U.S., record numbers are plunged into poverty

The religious right has no where to turn in 2008...Watch Dobson!!!!

I am going to be very, very angry with Democrats

100 years ago

Dennis Kucinich receives "Champion for Peace Award" in Hollywood

Forget The Coup Talk For A Moment, The Generals Are Sending A Message Here !!!

CNN's Sunday With Blitzer: Sy Hersh discussing Pentagon Plans for Iran !

Don't Underestimate the Millenial Generation (AKA Gen-Y)

Corporate governance was an area I'd aways thought was a shamefully

Ill Iraqi President Flown to Jordan for Treatment

Kucinich in L.A., Receives Peace Award

Oh, about that "missing" 9 billion dollars...(Rummy).

Have these been captioned?

A place between Utopia and Dystopia

We must go to war to stop Iran from getting WMDs, but we can trust Bush with all the nukes he wants

Iraqis stash cash to avoid troubled banking system

Does Anyone Really Think The Dems Will Stop Imperialism??

FDR is Still Right (Hal Cohen)

Divine Strake Cancelled - Downwinder declares, 'Oh my gosh, we matter!'

Maybe the gods made Lord Pissypants steal the election so Gore could save the world?

VP Cheney went to Oman, the "mechanical failure" was a change in course!

Clinic part of trial of very promising' Parkinson's treatment- prompts the brain to repair itself

What generation are you in?

Stop the War - No to Trident - Protest in London 24th Feb 2007

U.S. used Ethiopia for attacks on al-Qaeda

Peace Mums

How much longer before Hummer goes belly up? And how happy will you be?

Iraqis Are Running Out of Food

'Cops Will Cry' Graffiti Lists Police Officers' Names, Patrol Car Numbers

1984 Time Magazine Article: Rumsfeld meets with Saddam to show "U.S. sympathy"

So, Sy Hersh drops several bombshells on CNN today,

What Would Jesus Do???


Iraqi President Talabani has heart attack, just now on cnn, no details.

The Office - A Parable about America

Rivers just dropped, "Ah, Screw 'em" on national T.V. about right wingers

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - Bush & The "Democrat Party" (A MUST-READ, if I do say so)

Dude! Where are my DUzys?

What's this, how much did it cost, and who bought it?

What are the states with 2 Democratic Senators? A friend just posed the question to me....

questions???? Is there an age limit on State Governers and City Mayors

H. Clinton/G.W. Bush

What would GWB Do?

Why I can't stand Kevin Drum: we're "slavering hordes" to him...

Fly to flee

Report: Spain Takes Aim at Impostor Pigs

Frank Rich: Experts Warn Al Qaeda "To Detonate Nuclear Device" In US, But Bush Punts on Threat

New Faux Noise series: Are You Smarter Than A Fifth-grader

US denies 24-hour bombing plan for Iran

Impeachment is on the Loose Breaking the Dam in Olympia

Wow, how did I miss this one? After 9/11 Bush appointed envoy who was a lobbiest for the Taliban

Holy Moly! What happened to Maureen Dowd?

silliness on a Sunday afternoon

Is there anywhere on the web that the Oscars can be watched live? I don't get local channels

My opportunity to inform a fundie today about PNAC

Is Gore sitting out of the race because of Hillary?

A fit and lean Al Gore Has Announced

FDR one of the only Good Presidents

In case Al Gore doesn't win an Oscar, whose fault will it be?

I'm pretty much through with the Huffington Post because of their blatant anti-Hillary agenda.

Emirates, MIT team up for green energy

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Falls Ill

Shift Happens

The Tapeworm Administration

I had a dream about Bush last night

Vote up Al Gore's red carpet Oscar Photo!

Golden State may be blinded by its luster

***Official Al Gore/Oscars Thread*** Warning: Potential Spoilers

Good for Happy Feet

Newsweek Cover - Double Amputee - Forgotten Heroes



Green Sweep Predicted....

The Nation: Progressive Academy Awards

Gore has Cuba's vote

Al Gore on Oscars NOW!!

JetBlue cancels 68 JFK flights for Mon., also at Boston Logan...

Recycle jokes from earlier in my career! (now that the Oscars have gone "green")

"end times" are coming, "end times" are coming

DU This Poll - Biggest surprise so far

Tomorrow's post-Oscar headline: "WILL HE OR WON'T HE?"

I just caught a glimpse of Al and Tipper on the Red Carpet on E

I found the author of the Bush playbook

Oscar Goes Green & So Can You.....This Is On The Oscar Website

Oscars live: DiCaprio eggs Gore to make a major announcement tonight

Vote for your choice for Best Picture

Kennedy family letters to be auctioned off in US

Oscar joke...


Why is it the airlines are the sole area of security ?

Melissa Etheridge singing "I Need To Wake Up" on Oscars - Then Al Gore Appears Onstage and...!

Al Gore on the Oscars, for those who missed it . . .

DU This Poll - Biggest surprise so far

CONDI-Thoses Of Us Who Don't Support WAR Are Appeasing Terrorists & Would Have Appeased Hitler Too

Will Congressional Democrats Make the Ultimate Sacrifice?

So let me see if I understand this all correctly:

We want Gore! We want Gore! We want Gore!

"Why won't Obama allow our news cameras in? We will investigate after the Oscars"

Pentagon devising bombing plan for Iran that can be carried out at 24 hours' notice


Is Obama Skipping The FOX Debate in Nevada?

"An Inconvenient Truth" WON!

If Gore decides he WON'T run, is he going to endorse a candidate?

George Clooney Just Said Al Gore Is Not Running For President

GORE MORE YEARS! (a great article about President Al)

Sherry Lansing is quite a role model!

Unelightened Oscar banter from our evolutionally-challenged friends at

Welfare state growing despite overhauls


Did Gore WIN yet?

Marketing poop on the carpet: World premiere of a new song

NAACP People's Assembly Sets FOundations of New Working Class Movement

Always the gentleman: It would be rude for Al to announce tonight

CrooksAndLiars Has CNN/Hersch Transcript And Video Now !!! (Link)

3156 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

So Right Now I Like Kucinich and Obama but...

Free Kareem

Peace Plane flies to the Oscars!

Bush's "No Criticism" Haven (personal short story)

I was rooting for Jesus Camp

The First Family appears at the Oscars (I had no idea they were going to be there)

3 powerful Critics of the Invasion of Iraq - 2 dead, one and his entire family in constant danger

If Gore runs, who'll be the FIRST to bow out, and give Gore his/her support?

Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth wins Oscar; White House demands recount.

I Wonder If PT 9-11 Will Get Nominated For

Meanwhile over at Jim Robinson's FreeRepublic....

Whoa Melissa Too

A little brain teaser and funny

I need to wake up - WINS

Why was Jimmy Carters National Security Adviser... Brzezinski's

What Do You Think That Paper Gore Was Holding Said?

If after tonight you are NOT a GORE fan...

US Developing Contingency Plan to Bomb Iran: Report

Along with Al Gore, I want to congratulate LAURIE DAVID for her Oscar win tonight.

Do You Think Being President is the Most Important Thing a Person Can Do In Life

"I'm the number one fan of the man from Tennesseeeee......"

If you listen... you can probably hear the heads explode over in freeperville....

video:Al Gore’s big announcement

Does Anyone Know The Current Situation in Oaxaca?

American armada prepares to take on Iran

Is there a time presidential candidates have to declare by?

Why dont the right like the environment ?

The Oscar movie Montage was Awesome

Why some of us are so opposed to Faith based charities being given free reign

When Rummy tried to nuke Russia-He Always Tried To Unleash Maximum Nuclear Firepower

For the Clintons, It's all about the money

If right wing fundies only knew: Mitt Romney's cult of Mormonism


Congratulations President Gore!

Isn't Ellen great at the Oscars?

What was Gore going to announce to the American people?

Al Gore Fans - Please Get Your Facts Straight

Michael Moore's 2003 Anti-War Oscar acceptance speech

God gets a round of applause???

TRANSCRIPT CBS Sunday Morning: "Keith Olbermann Takes On ...Everything"

Helen Mirren rocks.


Google News Archive Search -Amazing New Feature!

Faux News lies again on Al Gore

AL!!! AL!!! AL!!! AL!!!

Rev. Jerry Falwell talks about myths of global warming

DeGeneres' Gore joke at the Oscars: We are officially insane

"Mr Gore, Is there anything you might want to announce?"

Minister seeks to separate church, state aspects of marriage


Al Sharpton makes a shocking discovery

Ted Stevens thinks the actions of peace activists are worthless...

Sy Hersh: Iran-Contra "lesson learned" -Run op out of VP's Office

Documentary claims Jesus was married

Why we need to suck it up and seriously discuss impeachment

Could Rupert Murdoch be tried for war crimes

Gay teens rejected by their families often face homelessness

Will Ben Stein be gracing us with another scathing rebuke of the Oscars?

60 Minutes : "Dissention in the Ranks" ON NOW

Al Gore is the most qualified person in America ...

A Day in the Life of Joe Smith (Global Economy)

2 Groups Compare Immigrant Detention Centers to Prisons - MORE >>

My challenge to Al Gore....just say either version of the 3 words so we can move on

Generals retire.. Troops keep dying

I know the early campaign is annoying, but it's a reality. How's it going?

Why has the Iraqi President been flown to Jordan for medical treatment?

Seymour Hersh: "I Don't Know What Can Stop Him Because He Is President"

Don Knotts and Peter Boyle passing - anyone else feeling old tonight?

I can't believe I just got this e-mail from my RW dispatcher. After

HOLY CRAP! Sy Hersch says we're funding Sunni Jihadists connected to al-Qaeda...

O'Reilly coming up on 60 Minutes


Melissa Etheridge just won, thanked her wife & Al Gore.

Oscar Win Would Complete Gore 2000 Transformation

Oscar Poll: Will you watch, and why

2006 Elections--The Dixie Chicks--An Inconvenient Truth--Al Gore

BEST ORIGINAL SONG Academy Award - "I Need To Wake Up" Melissa Etheridge ('An Inconvenient Truth')

Can Someone Get A Screen Cap Of President Gore With The Statue?

Exotic animals seen where Antarctic ice used to be

Sy Hersh's Latest Article Posted at New Yorker

123-Pound Burger, $379 - only in America....

The ONCE and FUTURE President of the US Al Gore was Right on Iraq

Guess who's on the front page of the Veterans For Peace web site?

They're coming to take him away, HA HA! TOON!

I was also wrong about impeachment

SUPPORT the TROOPS - a concrete action you can take


SO FREAKIN' COOL! Leo asks Al if has "something he wants to announce?"

Cindy Sheehan: Iraqis are People, too

Al Gore, you tease!!!

Props to Ellen...

This Modern World - Why should we believe the earth is round, just because scientists say so?

'Secretive' Christian conservative club 'dismayed at the absence of a champion to carry their banner

To Those Wanting A Fresh Pic Of Al Winning The Oscar; From My TV To Your Comp :o)

BBC News: Take the Conspiracy Test ...See how you Score/Promo for New Series.

GORE/CLARK 08!!!!!!!!

Al Gore hears the call...

Gap between rich and poor wider than ever, report says

"I Want To Be Free": 9-Year-Old Canadian Citizen Pleads From Texas Immigration Jail

BEST DOCUMENTARY Academy Award - "An Inconvenient Truth" !

I just rented and watched "Who killed the Electric Car". If you haven't seen it, you should.

Chemical and Biological weapons are not ‘Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Not ONE Member of the Bush Extended Family Has Served in Iraq! Not One! Take a Look.

Not ONE Member of the Bush Extended Family Has Served in Iraq

AL GORE: "I can't imagine in any circumstance to run for office again,"

Have You Changed to Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs?

To those who insist on dumping on the pro Gore people.

Newman's 'Few Words' Stir Furor (on YouTube)

SY HERSH: Al Qaeda back on our friends list for Iran War?

Sy Hersh: Bush Administration Covert Ops Money Linked to Jihadists

The White House Website Is Scrubbing Cheney Away

POLL: What's the better investment of current energy - Impeachment or 2008 Election?

POLL: Should candidate threads be limited to a single forum?


New Video from Impeach on the Beach. WARNING

Hundreds of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are ending up homeless

For my first OP behold... Conservapedia .. let the howling begin

The ONCE and FUTURE President Al Gore was F'ing Right on Bush Tyranny 16 Jan 2006

I Need Help.... Dating a Christian Conservative

How 3 of our Democrats twist Murtha's plan and disapprove.

So... Ya Wanna Impeach Bush And Cheney ??? - Get Ready To Rumble !!!

Yup. Gore's running.

Kristen Breitweiser isn't so high on the possibility of a President Giuliani.

BUSH-Targeted Wilson's Wife Long Before Article Appeared & Reason May Be MORE THAN JUST YELLOWCAKE

There's a war in Iraq

To Impeach or Not to Impeach: Audio Debate

Do You Want It?

A Trial for Thousands Denied Trial (Padilla)

USA Image in Big Trouble

USA Vets NEED National Health Insurance

Edwards insists on discussing Iraq war (AP)

Cenk Uygur: Dick Cheney is Right

Why we should all hope Lieberman becomes a Republican

NY Times: War Critic (Murtha) Faces Test on Iraq Spending Bill

BEST children's anti war film (1984) comes to home video: The Dog Who Stopped the War

To many Democrats, that was ... it was disloyal. (Murtha plan on

U.N. calls U.S. data on Iran's nuclear aims unreliable

Which 08' candidate is most web savvy?

Re: The Gap Between Rich and Poor: Past Time to Show Him the Way

Democrats, not Oscar, stir the party talk

Democrats in Congress may threaten California redistricting

A Wild-Ass Prediction for 2008

If Gore ran with Hillary as VP, would he get to use her money? I was thinking that might take car

A Woman In The White House

HuffPost: Geffen's Hillary Criticism Is 'Nothing I Haven't Heard From Women Voters Across America'

President Carter Rips Cheney Over Iraq: ‘His Batting Average Is Abysmally Low’

Washington Backs Musharraf On Democracy Denial

Illegal Immigrants help pay for social security

Britain scared of losing control of the poppy fields

Oscar preview, Al Gore rescued Katrina victims Sep 2005 - AP


Kristol: Bush ‘Could Easily Build Political Support’ For Iran Attack ‘At The Beginning Of 2008

Ezra Klein in the American Prospect on Edwards

MP3: George Carlin talks about political talking points you need to know

Iraq poised to hand control of oil fields to foreign firms

Military Commissions Act Headed For Supremes

The Bill Richardson Watch, 2/25/2007

Russians to delay Iran nuclear deal (Iran's not paying its bills)

Levin: Last Congress Didn’t Investigate Walter Reed Because ‘They Did Not Want To Embarrass’ Bush

Ticket Strength As Sole Criteria: Which combination Pres.&VP would win biggest?

Park Sentenced to 5 Years in U.N. Oil-for-Food Bribery Scandal

Regarding Dems fighting 'the surge':

For Kucinich volunteers, it's the message (Because its real not a soap)

Olympia WA Impeachment forum. Info about C-Span's coverage and more!

China selling off Kenya oil rights it got for free

Why it comes down to Al Gore. (If he would stop being so prissy)

New York Times: Christian Right Labors to Find ’08 Candidate

The legacy of the Clinton administration on Freedom of Information matters

Early 2008 polls offer important clues

When is there a repeat of Meet the Press"?

Cheney’s plane OK, heads home after electrical glitch...zzzzt!

We need to seriously discuss the FRAMING issue concerning candidates and the media

Who is your pick for Attorney General?

political question...need an answer quick...

We Were Betrayed

Retired Politicians Spend Unused Campaign Funds

Retired Politicians Spend Unused Campaign Funds

Edwards offers specifics aplenty

Reid sucking up to Fox "News" is sickening. Its an ad for the propaganda

MIKE Wallace intrviews bill O'Lielly tonight on 60 minutes

Clinton-Obama Spat 'Sad,' Edwards Tells ABC

Movement to unionize workers at Milum Textile a fierce battle

US 'Iran attack plans' revealed (Two triggers)

Report: Obama Successfully Wooing Some Former Hillary Donors

So what are the Democrats plans for Iraq?

'"I would have a cabinet department for Native American affairs'

Bush Admin Targeted Wilson's Wife Long Before Wilson's Article Appeared

Hollywood celebs have been bashing the Bush, the war, Repubs for years, but are ignored by the press

Progressive Patriots Fund: Pick a Progressive Patriot

Kucinich joins water dispute

United States loaded 363 tons of cash & sent to Iraq

Today's MTP was a perfect example of what I was saying about Hillary Clinton yesterday

Jack Abramoff: Council of Republicans For Environmental Advocacy

Iraqi ministry casts doubt on oil law

Obama: "Those who voted for the authorization felt pretty good."

And the Oscar goes to Melisa Ethridge... For inconvenient Truth... eom

WSJ's Taranto...calls out Fox on their 2003 debate....racist question for Dean.

The last FIFTEEN (15) "Greatest Threads" Are All ....AL GORE Threads! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

Orchestra drowns out Gore's 'announcement' at Academy Awards; Gore's documentary wins Oscar

LAT: Colombian rightwing paramilitaries had planned to kill Hugo Chavez

Inconvenien Truth won!

Buzzflash: From Little Rock to Baghdad

AL GORE is NOT Nominated for an OSCAR

On Geffen and Clinton: Is Sen. Obama Wiliing To Pardon Leonard Peltier?

Who do you want the GOP to nominate in 2008?

Al Gore says he can't imagine running for the White House again. But Hollywood disagrees

Democrats Find Their Courage In New Round Of Poll Numbers

Did Obama really support Lieberman?

Patrick J. Michaels exposed! He disses Gore's "Inconvenient Truth", but we have the dirt

I don't want Al Gore to announce his candidacy tonight on TV.

Resisting Concessions Pays Off For York, Pennsylvania Harley Workers

"Ahead of his Time" Jimmy Carter feels vindicated

Welfare state growing despite overhauls

Seymour Hersh: Negroponte–Iran Contra—Funds…Oh my!

Don't Spread Lies About Our Dem Candidates.

Al Sharpton's ancestors where once owned by Strom Thurmond's.

Could Gore Finance His Own Bid?

Edwards: I am better than Hillary, because I said "oops"

Robert Parry: Gore's Other Global Warning: Iraq War

The Nation: Ned Lamont Backs Habeas Corpus -- and Chris Dodd

Edwards: Congress Should Cut Iraq Funding

Free IRAN: Fool Me Twice Shame on Me bumpersticker

Lots to think about in this post today at Bootrib..."What are we trying to do?"

A Hillary Clinton Presidency Will Follow The Economic Recipe of the 90s

Wes Clark, Iran and *#&$&^$%&%!2008