Democratic Underground

Archives: February 4, 2007

David Sirota: Progressive Senators Learn How to Use Ben Nelson-ism for Themselves

No room at the Hilton: Cubans find US trade ban stretches to Oslo

Shiite-Sunni conflict rises in Pakistan

Rejecting Tapeworm Economics And Its War On Families (Carolyn Baker)

Blair wants history to judge him, but the police are first in line

Why The White Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchal Culture Won't Be Toppled Any Time Soon (Mickey Z.)

Frank Rich: Cover-Up Crumbles

Iraq Vote Could Resonate In 2008

The imperial Mr Bush

Froomkin patiently explains to colleagues: How The Press Can Prevent Another Iraq

Soldiers in Iraq View Troop Surge as a Lost Cause

Retirees Take Action! Support Employee Free Choice Act

Time for Congress to Act on China’s Economic Repression

Six Lies You Shouldn't Believe About Iran, Especially Since, Hey, There's People Down Here

Vanity Fair: From the Wonderful Folks Who Brought You Iraq

WaPo: Prosecutor Purge Politically Driven

KBR faces hearings on war contracts (Financial Times via MSN)

Some wonder whether Iraq a repeat of Algeria

Will Congress Reform Wretched Executive Excess?

No I-Told-You-Sos

Andrew Weaver and Ray McGovern: Troops Return to Painful Wait for Needed Help

Exposing Exxon Mobil - by Robert Kennedy for The Huffington Post

Bush offers Democrats conciliatory words By LAURIE KELLMAN for Yahoo News

Stop Him Before He Kills More!

Politics & Money: Timothy V. Gatto

Iraq’s Shadow Widens Sunni-Shiite Split in U.S. by Neil MacFarquhar at NYTimes

Simple idea behind new caucus: Know thy enemy

...but on the bright side, fewer wars - by Andrew Chung The Toronto Star

Analysis: Bush's Iran Stance Echoes Iraq

article from grunts point of view

US Attorney Firings Set Stage for Congressional Battle

UK Telegraph: European Mobile Giants Plot Secret Rival to Google

Apple warns that it may lose select listing with Nasdaq

Baghdad security plan has Iraqis stocking up

States Oppose National Driver's License (AP)

Economics, politics collide, Paulson discovers

Police fear lurid terror briefings being used to divert attention

The 'Toys' That Kill in Lebanon (Cluster Bombs)

Newsweek:The War: 'Ambiguous' Intel on Iran's Meddling in Iraq

MSNBC live poll on Gore/Nobel peace prize...

Al Gore's Climate Project In Africa

(republic) Congressman wages fight against raising CAFE standard

Scientists offered cash to dispute climate study

Carbon Dioxide Rate is at Highest Level for 650,000 Years

Jewish Group Hopes to Expand 'Eco-Kosher' to Other Faiths

Chavez Takes Up Energy Conservation

Exxon took less profit in runup to election to slash oil prices, affect voting (crosspost)

IDF gearing up for large Gaza action (Haaretz)

Short, concise, direct....

Furore over Jewish critics' challenge to state of Israel

Palestinian, 3 Jews Walk Into a Synagogue...

Silencing critics not way to Middle East peace.

This probably has been hashed to death...

Williams resigns as Arizona conference director...

fires, fireballs, and the WTCs....(video)

Inside the Twin Towers

Characteristics of Critical and Uncritical Thinkers - ( Progressive vs. Conservative )

Senate Hearing on The Hazards of Electronic Voting

Sarasota needs our help, SOS is challenging VVPB amendment

JUNKING TOUCH-SCREENS: Election Reform, Fraud, & News Sunday 02/04/07

Thank You all - Election Reformer denizens!

If You Do One Thing Today... .Rec This Thread Over At GD!

"We're Counting the Votes" videos

WHAT'S THE RUSH? COUNT VOTES BY HAND

President's signing statements examined

Iranian nuclear scientist ‘assassinated by Mossad’

Jag runs on apples

UFO sighting over Islington UK

US ex-generals reject Iran strike

U.S. Gen. McNeil takes over command of NATO troops

In Washington, Contractors Take on Biggest Role Ever (no public input)

Gulf Arab official to open nuclear talks with IAEA

Curfew in three Iraqi cities -2 US troops killed in separate incidents-3,091

F.B.I. Investigating Complaint Against California Lawmaker

(OWH) Waiting to enter race may cost Hagel (R-Ne)

Mockery and muckraking enliven France's internet hustings

AFP: 11 killed in new Baghdad bomb attacks

Reuters: Indonesia floods kill 20, nearly 200,000 homeless

Reuters: NATO kills Taliban chief as tries to retake town

Simple idea behind new caucus: Know thy enemy

340,000 Flee Deadly Floods In Indonesia''s Capital

AP: Thousands march against governor in Mexico's Oaxaca

Protesters march against NATO meeting in Spain

Iraqi Interior Ministry estimates 1,000 killed in one week

Arab diplomat resigns after Iraq mission

Demonstrators take advantage of Super Bowl

War in Iraq Propelling A Massive Migration

Former CIA contractor to be sentenced in fatal detainee beating of Afghan detainee

Candidate Edwards: raise taxes for healthcare

US prosecutor defends Hicks charges

Iraq says 50 percent of bombers arrive via Syria

Pentagon is big winner in Bush's 2008 budget

U.S. To Change Helicopter Tactics In Iraq

Man sought in Ecuador killings in U.S. custody

AP--Forty-five nations call for a new environmental body...perhaps with policing powers

British fear gung-ho Americans (in Afghanistan)

Mine explosion leaves 32 dead in Colombia

Iraqi Interior Ministry estimates 1,000 killed in one week

US plans new tactics in Iraq after helicopters hit

Substandard Levees Reported in 27 States

AP: Japan's Ruling Bloc Suffers Poll Setback

Romney distances self from Mass. health plan

MNF Iraq: Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked (1 soldier killed)

Teamsters Fight Move By Largest U.S. Car Hauler To Void Contracts

Murders over land threaten peace efforts in Colombia

AP---Bush's $3 Trillion Budget Dominated By Iraq

Newsweek: The CIA Leak: Boring In on the Veep

CNN/AP: O'Connor says staying on court was her preference

Iraqis Fault Delayed U.S. Plan in Attack

20 face lash, prison for dancing in Saudi Arabia

CWA Pushes to Build Infrastructure To Catch Up In High-Speed Internet

U.S.: Copter losses due to ground fire

CNN/AP: At Molly Ivins' memorial: Laughing and clapping

Democrats Seek Unpaid Taxes, Setting Up Clash

WP: Officers With PhDs Advising War Effort (Army is turning the war over to its dissidents)

Employee Free Choice Act To Be Reintroduced In Congress

Child stomach surgeries more popular

McCain blasts 'vote of no confidence'

Nader leaves '08 door open, slams Hillary Clinton

New York Dolls on Soundstage!

Woohoo! I got into another grad school!

-6 deg. F now, high tomorrow 0 deg. F

So Where's Kitchen Witch And Kajsa?

Good Night Lounge Lizards!

I want this alarm clock!

The new job is going good. Might get a big break soon.

Ever feel like this? (been having serious 'puter issues)...

got an IPA in primary, bubbling once every 3 seconds...

Okay, nothing on SNL has made me laugh in over a decade...

Don't have capability to do a poll...

Female Icons - It's not the gaze, but the look...

it is currently -6 degrees outside, should i put some shorts on and go for a run?

Creepy, majestic, bizarre, beautiful - and bare breasts, too! Spain's La Merce

Favorite songs you first heard on college radio

Molly Ivins interview on C-Span 2 now.

Anone else going to the game today?

This is one cup Dubya will never drink his alchie from :

SoCal members: anyone near Santa Anita racetrack?

Have you seen this little indoor garden thing?

Who here has killed a thread?

My icy grill is the bomb.

What is it with people who send dire warnings through email?

Favorite slob movie?

Its cold outside,

Should these two get back together?

I'm trying to figure out how to upload an avatar of Molly Ivins

I went to the coffee shop across the street for coffee and a bagel.

I'm thinking of learning spanish

I am having a d'uh moment!

So, who of you are watching the Bowl Series tonight?! Got all your snackeries ready?!

Here are some great shots of a Lake effect storm hitting Buffalo

Breaking!!! Super Bowl update.

DU Lounge Break-up/Dumping Modality Poll

I finally saw "The Departed" last night

Do you have what it takes to save Boston from the Lite Bright menace?

Please make sure to donate to your local food pantry today - Souper Bowl of Caring

I dreamed about "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" last night

Damn, a lightbulb just burned out and all I have are incandescents

LSD Has jumped the shark for me this season.

MSG Has jumped the shark for me this season.

BFE Has jumped the shark for me this season

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 2/4/07)

crystal deodorant sticks .. does anyone use them?

LDS has jumped the shark for me this season.

I'm listening to some Seventh Day Adventist asswipe bloviating on the radio right now

Punching holes in my forehead with a broken Martini glass has jumped the shark for me.

who the hell schedules physical inventory for Super Bowl Sunday?

Nap time.

What's cookin today for Super Sunday?

My ideals for 2008 election: GOP offers Gore/B Clinton, Dems offer Edwards/Feingold

It's been a SUPER Sunday for me...lemme tell ya....

I bought a toaster/convection oven last night...

How's the weather where you are?

Barbara and I are Grandparents !

On the History Channel...

Let's win one for #34.

Salad Bowl Sunday

Where can I bet on the Bears online?

Video of Payton Manning doing WHAT??!!??

Overheard in the office.... ROFL

Chicago won Symphony Bowl

So, I think all the dope I've been smoking is really helping my anxiety

electrical banana is gonna be a sudden craze--

Did your parents ever ask if you did drugs?

In keeping with all the "I will not be watching the Super Bowl" posts:

its real simple

The thought of Hostess Twinkies

Kitties!!!

Dog drags Georgia woman to safety

Great news... she DOESN'T want a relationship... woohoo!

Ok, I have succesfully ignored the superbowl until now....

Has Age of Empires III come out yet?

Did anyone see this and like it?

I just rode a chick for $4713.03

Another sporadic "Nana Mouskari is a fox" thread

Ugh...now I have to clean my CHEEKS TOO?

Global Warming is a myth!

Check out the Times Online "not working" page. Cool!

Cilantro is the new Kudzu!

Does anybody else have trouble remembering which bang head smiley is which?

Whoa! DRM on Vista! You've got to check this out!

I'm cold.

I just wrote a check for $4713.03

What acid-headed clown came up with the Super Bowl pre-show?

Tony Dungy. Lovie Smith. Two black NFL coaches at Super Bowl XLI.

I'm gored and bumpy.

I'm floored and stumpy.

Where should I post my funny freeper story?

Anyone who thought it was safe to hit the fridge during the kickoff of Super Bowl XLI...

Did I just see that?

Should we be like GD and have an *Official Super Bowl Thread*?

I always knew the Mooninites were a threat to national security...

-9 below w/30 windchill, haven't drove the car in 4 days.

lady in red ....

First play of the Super Bowl... touchdown Chicago.

Go Bears!!!!! Whoo Hooo!!!

I've seen monkey shit fights at the zoo

Hmm, guess it's about time I turned in

The chili is READY!

if you could live in any U.S. state

Who's not seeing a single second of the Super Bowl?

Four Friends At a Party.......some haha

Have a question...watching Friends of God

Am I supposed to be watching TV right now or something?

The score: Dolphin Stadium: 68/Rain/94%, Qualcomm Stadium: 80/Sun/13% - Hello, NFL?!?!

Motorhead. . . with dolls?

*** OFFICIAL PUPPY BOWL III THREAD ***

What good things have happened in your life lately?

Prairie Home Companion Joke Show

"Cinema Paradiso" on TCM at 8pm est

Scht00pid question re: iron-on paper kits for printers

87 degrees...WTF

THE ELEPHANT AND HIS OLD BLIND MOTHER

Anyone skipping work tomorrow?

Rotel Cheese Dip ROOOLZ!! SB Snack Pix Thread

Damn! Where's my "Purple Rain" CD?

Did the car stereo installation mess up the heater?

So did millions of people just say "Prince is still alive?"

I'm bored and grumpy.

Who's not going to miss a second of the Super Bowl?

Sooo, is FOOTBALL actually PLAYED during the Super Bowl?

This will be known as the "Purple Rain" SuperBowl...

"Rebels with a Cause" starring DU's Ava

I'm a scooter fanatic but yet I've never seen

I'm sore and lumpy.

So, did I just develop severe glaucoma or is CBS too cheap for lens wipes?

Buy A New HDTV For The Big Game??? HAHAHAHAHAHA

What types of people at work annoy you?

How to discourage a perpetually horny bird........

Looking for a chili recipe that TahitiNut put up in GD. Help. Thanks

Slippery when wet.

Why do newsstands sell porno at airports?

dial-up warning - show and tell

So I slept in last week, having a cold, and forgot to lock the back door

Favorite SB Halftime Show (list)

Puppy Bowl III on Animal Planet NOW!

Duh Bears

How many people here use the "Post" feature?

And now... Music!

On A Cold Hoosier Winter Night...

Why do we treat homeless animals better than homeless people?

Are you ambitious?

A monkey is off Peyton's back

This Barnes and Noble has the worst intercom music ever

Dr. D's demi-delightful dilemma (debatable).

Now that's a halftime show!

Dinner at the Prophets

So most Indy schools are on 2 hr delay mon AM due to weather or

Does Dungy remind anyone else of Tom Landry?

This Chicagoan says CONGRATULATIONS to the Colts!

Saw Pan's Labyrinth last night

*** OFFICIAL SUPER BOWL XLI THREAD ***

Ugh!! Too many fish sticks!!!

I hate to say it but I don't even give a Rat's Ass about the Super Bowl today

Craving pizza and won't be eating it. What creative but fantastic toppings have you had?

Hey.. let's play "Google an ex" to see what they're doing

Prince is covering the Foo Fighters!

Touchdown on first kickoff. DA BEARS!

Happy birthday WolverineDG & usaftmo!!

I thought there was going to be a guy proposing to his girl during the SB

23 positions in a one night stand

Post Youtube videos featuring only chip singers.

I won my first ever "Big Game" pool - ask me anything

Da Bears Still Suck!

-4 right now at O'Hare

I am going to go devour the rest of my "Tower of Food"

The Soup Bowl

Anyone watching Grease: You're the One That I Want?

It's -2... we had a gas leak last night at 3:30 in the morning....

Wow, what a night!

Super Bowl question

I know that NOBODY will believe me when I say this, but it's true:

Alright..... Here's my SUPER BOWL PREDICTION.

I just served XemaSab my son's peanut butter sandwich.

I'm glad for Tony Dungy that he won the Super Bowl today

Farrah Fawcett's doctor says she is cancer-free.

Will there be a riot in Chicago or Indianapolis tonight?

I'm making cheese! Ask me anything.

Ford Focus owners: Might buy one. Opinions/experiences/advice?

Time to dust off this old quote re: thanking god for sports achievements.

Is the Super Bowl really super?

I'm sick and phlegmy.

Watching "Caddyshack" and making gorditas... life is good!

God Hates Chicago!

My son just said, "Mom, you're almost 50."

Grease: They all suck

Do you avoid certain music because of it being associated with your past?

Bring me the head of Rex Grossman!

If anyone here speaks Japanese, and wants to take a gander at this

Just took a look at GD: Politics for the first time in a while

When men imagine heaven,

i'm watching the remake of Dark Water

Preston Manning sucks and always will

If you could have one HypnoToad over for dinner, who would it be?

Why is restaurant food ALWAYS so damned salty?

How do I transfer data from my MP3 player (SanDisk)

Is calling somebody a hippie grounds for a beat down?

Ugh oh - Prince's perm is going to get wet at halftime (Superbowl) .

TBS shows "Overboard" three times a day, every day

anybody know the difference between DVD-R, DVD+R, and DVD+-R?

Instead of watching the SuperBowl, I was...

Who else wants to see Iron Chef Paula Deen in battle

Bubblenutz ride with OCC

Latest picture o' my new Kat!

Post you tube Video's featuring only chick singers.

So one of my cats is fucking with me again....

I'm abhorred and frumpy

Now we can get on with BASEBALL!!!11

What do you think The Police will play to open the Grammys?

Wow...two of the nicest, most humble and soft-spoken guys win, and all I hear is hate.

No shit - Prince is only 5'2"

Say hello to our newest kitty!

Did you ever ask your parents if they did drugs?

How many people here use the "My Posts" feature?

Mom's New Boyfriend is a Jerk.

Prince silhouette an "F U" to censors?

Got a new haircut! What do you think?

My girlfriend just vacuumed up her underwear. Ask me anything!!

What kind of pimp player is GOPisEvil anyway?

I want to be the first to say, Prince owned the stadium. n/t

So Tony Dungy never swears -- anyone else not give a shit?

The "OFFICIAL" Super Bowl Commercial Thread.

Payton Manning sucks and always will

*******MILESTONES*******

Here is a post to warm everyone up, how hot does it get in summer where you live.

Am I alone in feeling rather flatfooted over all the football threads?

Jesus won the Super Bowl tonight for the Colts!!

God won the Super Bowl!!

what was the first rated r film you saw at a movie theater

MN peeps, in this thread

Here comes the PUPPY BOWL!!!!!

Best...Halftime Show...EVER.

LOL! The Cult of Apple is fucking hilarious! Always on the hunt for bad reviews at Amazon.

I don't want to leave the house today

So if you asked a guy out

Who here has killed themselves...

**DU Meetup Pics**

DU Meet-up in the LBC!!!

Unheralded New Wave youtube thread

Reyd Reid Reed's granddaughter passed away last night

I'm saying it. Prince at the Superboil is just a sad day for america.

Millions of people across this globe suffering - I doubt God cares who won

I was laid off last Monday

So Cal meet-up picture thread! {{ dial-up warning!!!!}}

If you could have one XemaSab over for dinner, who would it be?

Marjoe Gortner - World's Youngest Evangelist (mp3s)

President Receives Religious Liberty Award (Couldn't resist)

Chrisianity shits all over a truly unique island and ruins their culture

Satan vs God: past and future killings

We are a unique minority.

Should I go to an anti-Phelps protest?

Have you ever been physically bashed for being gay or lesbian?

For the golfers - Tiger is only one back in Dubai.

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report for February 4: Akopian wins on the Rock

I missed the proposal during the Superbowl...kinda wanted my SO to see it

Question about Peyton Manning and Brian Urlacher

anyone watch UFC tonight? **spoilers**

A site that is very insightful

"Embraced By Home" - Karen Bishop - February 4, 2007

I had to say no to my inner child tonight and I feel really crappy.

I wish I could be on the other dimension right now...

Possible new Matthew Message ???

Incredible insights from one "Solara"

Astrology Energy Patterns for February 2007 - Frank Don

Individual Augmentation program

a diary in need...

WaPo's Kathleen Parker suffers from MTD

Check out this video:

IPCC Report Shows It Is Time To Take Action - John Kerry

Kerry at Davos repeated Monday, 8:33 am est, C-Span2

Edwards: raise taxes for healthcare -Well, he can kiss some of the more conservative voters good-by!

I just want to applaud a certain group of Kerrycrats

Kerry on Drinan and other bills presented by Democrats last week!

New Kerry Tax Credits

Nevermind

This and that:

Interesting NYT article

THK fans: Pittsburgh, April 20 - 11th Annual Women’s Environmental Health Conference

Bargaining Digest Weekly

Poll: Bush #1 villain (worse than Satan)

Cheney is Darth Vader and Sauron's Cousin - SHRUB 2.0

What did Laura Bush tell Colbert?

Stop the Escalation

Ted Kennedy introduces John Kerry-Iowa (1/10/04)

Dupe - Self delete

Kerry talks about Veterans issues-Iowa, 2004

Wes Clark - Domestic Experience

Bush Protest in Lacrosse, WI - 2004

what were we thinking

Thanks, Ron (The Many Faults of Ronald Reagan)

I found the "30 percent".

Kucinich on Washington Journal

DENNIS KUCINICH @ DNC WINTER MEETING 2007

He has been here. (No Bravery) - Bush and Iraq - GRAPHIC

"Gas Prices Suck" bumper sticker seen on Dodge PU truck

Molly's Funeral: Friends, family remember Ivins' humor, relentlessness

What, no terror alerts today?

Open Letter To Rep Pelosi: Re: Military Transportation Request

L. Flanders talking of Carters new book--Peace not Aparteid now

U.S. can't prove Iran link to Iraq strife

Iran buying suplus F-14 parts , NO PROBLEM

What The Hell Are They Planning For Monday?

Defending dissertation in two weeks. Got any tips?

I recommend this website - Project for an Old American Century

Cheney and his Shadow Government

How you can do Impeachment through activism in your communtiy

I want to be the first to say, Prince owned the stadium. n/t

Bush patron Sandra Day O'Connor STILL refuses to criticize him

HEADLINE: Nader leaves '08 door open, slams Hillary

Ava on Nick News Special Edition Coming On Now

Iraq is one of world's greatest man-made disasters and we know the men who made

Newsweek: Bush's Truman Show

Today on Super Bowl Sunday, the NFL's dirty secret should be exposed.

God bless you Ava, and all these great kids n/t

Soldiers in Iraq View Troop Surge as a Lost Cause

Last week Hannity ragged on Prince, saying he refused to watch Half Time Show

How did Jim Webb do on TV today? Where are all the threads?

Labour urged to make plan for swift Blair exit

Scathing but true OpEd: Democracy Forgotten

Iran discovers cure for AIDS

Stop the escalation commercial during Superbowl

Meet the little man behind the curtain (Iran's Nuclear Program)

Was VoteVets.org Super Bowl Commercial National? Or DC Only?

Please leave some love for Molly

In UK Robins hatch 4 eggs in late January.

When Prince comes Knocking... a little secret

Exit Strategy

Fellow Northerners, how cold is it where you are? It's positively Arctic in metro Detroit.

Knight Brigade Gets pwned

Scoop IT - Write Your OWN NEWS HEADLINES - ScoopIT.co.nz

PROBE THIS: Sen Bob Graham said two 9/11 hijackers had direct ties to Saudi intelligence

Feeding Homeless Now illegal

TOON: Tom The Dancing Bug - "Nate The Neocon: Being A Pundit Means Never Having To Say..."

C-Span I Now! 10:00 est John Edwards at Dartmouth College/Road to WH!

MaCain offers no new ideas (as usual)

3098 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

How cold is it?

A Very Special Message from Joe Biden

Cross posted to it's own thread- Dick Cheney, incapacitated.

Colts Win!!!! Yes! n/t

From "No Nation Building" to Hiring "Democracy Advisors"...

A Prince song they never would have allowed during the halftime show:

Tetanus shots to all the victims of the FL tornadoes! Were the gulf coast

God won the Super Bowl!!

I just did a BIG EFF-YOO to Falwell on the History Channel AND IT FELT GOOD!!1

Jeffrey Dahmer and Adam Walsh connection?

Hey, fellow Dish-ies.. Current is on Dish now

Court-martial looms for war objector

Edwards Struggles to Define Himself Against Obama

Disaster: Bush Says He’ll Continue Meddling in Middle East After His Presidency

I wonder if God's liaison ( Shrubby) will anoint the Colts...

So when will the mainstream media start their news blitz....

Clinton's Mentor is a Methodist Minister

CNN *LEAD* story tonight: Did Jeffrey Dahmer kill little Adam Walsh?

John Mayer can't sing this... can he?

I don't have an apt subject line here (Iraq war thread)

Reza Aslan is an assclown. CSPAN2 BookTV.

I have "Criminal Minds" playing in the background on CBS

1000 Years from Now, They'll Think THE ONION Had the Early Report on the Exit Strategy

Here is what we may well hear from biden this week (about the game and Obama)

Don't miss Alexandra Pelosi's HBO special..."Friends of God"..Brilliant

Divine Strake - What Part of 'No' Doesn't This Administration Understand?

Generation X DU forum. Good idea?

I love DU! We done gots people with smatz.

Homeless Attend Service At Destroyed Church

What type of person...?

Newsweek Proudly Declares Itself to be TRASH

AP Analysis: Bush's Iran Stance Echoes Iraq

Opinions and facts wanted on Senator Dodd; why do you like him, or not?

Mortars kill 15 in Baghdad

Why aren't we attacking Saudi Arabia next?

Murdoch Confesses To Propaganda On Iraq

Accidental synergy from Tucson

Self delete -- reposted to GDP

Style - thoughts of the DNC speeches

Nora Ephron: Fwd: Do Not Break The Chain

Creepy, majestic, bizarre, beautiful - and bare breasts, too! Spain's La Merce

3,097 U.S. troops now dead in W's war of choice

My Dear Country

Does anyone have rips of Olbermann's special comments in a decent resolution?

"They’re not really companies, they’re quasi agencies."

Militia feeds off help of U.S. - Training boosts Iraqi cleric's army

Neocon Adelman: If Iraq Doesn’t Improve By July 4, ‘I Will Say It Is Hopeless’

CNN Iraqi Interior Ministry estimates 1,000 killed in one week

To the Fright wingers regarding Hussein.

Grenada gaffe: I'm taking bets that

The Iowa broad brush

-13 a few hours ago when i got up - Now -15 plus windchill. here in WI

The Madness of King Tony

Where is the outrage??

Jim Webb on FoxNoise Sunday right now.

1,000 killed in a week, Iraqi Interior Ministry estimates

Edwards was superb

Sometimes the left scares me more than the right

Children deployed to fight in Iraq

The Individual Augmentation program...

I understand Gore's reluctance now having just watched An Inconvenient Truth

Releasing the UN Global Warming Report in the Winter

Did McCain just say on This Week: "I doubt the Maliki gov't will do what we want"

Mighty white of him

India, Russia jointly working towards Hypersonic Cruise Missiles

Joe Lieberman must be spinning in a grave of his own making

So who did the Administration hold accountable for the false info they were given?

Face the Nation

Mercenaries are second largest force in Iraq: UN official

C&L Video: Tim Ryan on Republican whining about spending

rotten smelling oily orange snow fall in russia.

Robert Parry: "Bush Is Hiding the Ball on Iran"

US Can't Prove Iran Link to Iraq Strife

Iraq's civil war comes to the U.S.

When will we know?

Speaking of elections and candidates and such...neocons....

More women are becoming breadwinners; many husbands are fine with that

He's Ready to Rumble (John Edwards criticizes senate dems on Iraq war)

Zippy's dead-on dubya impression

Newsweek knows the National Pulse better than any other 'News' magazine

Asia Times Najaf - Southern Shite and Sunni Arabs who do not support Shite Cleric al-Sistani

Stars & Stripes letter, LOL

IRAQ: Children living without limbs lack assistance

America needs a strong "anti-war" Party...

Edwards on Meet the Press: Will He Defend His Home Purchase? +Iraq WMDs

For the golfers - Tiger is only one back in Dubai.

Where can I bet on the Bears online?

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Changes Minds on Don't Ask, Don't Tell

REMINDER

Just Hold your Nose and Hope we Survive Until 2009 !

With all this very cold weather, pay attention to safety.

Robert Kennedy and Martin Short - a very funny clip

Lincoln Chafee as the GOP nominee would be the best thing ever

Bush's $3 Trillion Budget Cuts Americans

News from Middle East: Lebanon is near Civil War.

In Washington, Contractors Take On Biggest Role Ever (CACI)

Caption the love: Joe Scarborough

F.B.I. Investigating Complaint Against California Lawmaker

Not Made In America - Typical of what the 'freepers' send out BUT

Music Album to Listen to (Iraq related)

So Cal meet-up picture thread! {{ dial-up warning!!!!}} (link to the Lounge)

DU'ers... I need help!!!

Help me win an argument at work about Saddam and bin Laden

Bush puts 'ic' back in 'Democrat Party'

6.4 degrees Centigrade by century's end--or why didn't the US get the whole story on Global Warming?

Is it time for gays to establish a GLBT religion?

Who Has Been Responsible for More Military Marriages Ending in Divorce?

Ray McGovern on kpfk - Ian Masters' Background Briefing

GA GOP recently ok'd a statue of Zell to be erected. Here it is:

Anyone see Nader on Late Edition this morning?

VoteVets Ad To Run During Superbowl

Analysis-U.S. may redefine how it sees victory in Iraq (Reuters)

I never thought I'd have to read my homeowners insurance

Refugees of the Iraq War find little support

(San Diego) County airport panel eyes cross-border pass with Mexico

What Part Of 'No' Doesn' t This Administration Understand?

Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 is still there. Exxon making money off unpaid settlement.

This is so funny I just have to point to it in case you may have missed it.

Dems MUST challenge the talking point. It's not either an escalation or immediate withdrawal.

If depleted uranium harmless, would Bushies object to putting it on their Paraquay exile compound?

I really, really wanted the Colts to win today; however, Condi picked them to win

Inquiry in limbo three years after Rochester-area raids

SCREENSHOT of Bush worse than Satan poll

Army Corps of Engineers can be sued over Katrina (mrgo)

Most Congressmen haven't worn uniform

Kristol: attacks show that the insurgents are "worried"

"Next neocon target: Iran" --(some "tawdry" people involved. NOT a good woman.)

John McCain blasts vote of no confidence.

ISLAMIC CREATIONISM INVADES FRANCE

We hired a plane to fly a banner around South Florida this afternoon

If

Before the hype, before the crowds, before the confusion, before the snap . . . come CAPTION!!!

NY Times David Brooks: "Children of Polarization." Next generation is practical,

"Pray The ROSARY for Peace on Earth" bumper sticker right next to a BROWNBACK bumper sticker!!!!

OK--Any bets on whether Cheney actually ends up on the stand

OMG!!!11!!! Look at the TERRA in Atlanta!!!

TPM's David Kurtz Explores Cheney's Power....Could Cheny have cast Spell over Bush?

Free copy of "An Inconvenient Truth" from Share the Truth

Larry Johnson: CHENEY WAS Briefed By CIA On NIGER!!!

W.H. Auden poem "Epitaph on a Tyrant". Remind you of anyone?

Preemption, NPT, Iran: it is 2002 all over again.

"Raise hell. That's the best way we can remember Molly!"

How much territory in Afghanistan is controlled by the

A Real "Reality" show/adventure ....Walking through the Wall.

I am so dumb. Bill Kristol expains it all to me...

US takes lead over Nato in Afghanistan? Can this be True?

Iraqi Interior Ministry Estimates 1,000 Killed In Iraq In One Week

RADICL FRINGE TOON Sun. 2/4 -- it's a metaphor

Sharing a paragraph about Walt Whitman - on Americans - the common people...

AFA takes credit for Ford's sales drop, cites their boycott of Ford for its pro-gay policies

Anti-abortion (choice) emails

Miami Veterans and DFA for Miami had banner fly over the Super Bowl.

With all of this cold weather, try to think of/help out someone who

'offically' the Big surge starts tomorrow. abc evening news

The Monitor: Molly & media, w/ John Nichols and Ronnie Dugger

Condi's poplarity beginning to fade as GOP joins growing war criticism

Ridding Vieques, Puerto Rico of bombs a perilous task/Contractors Fearing for Lives!

Touchdown on first kickoff. DA BEARS!

"Like swine at the Sunday Smackdown!!" . . . Please come CAPTION!!!

Mahatma Gandhi was once asked what he thought of the Western civilization.

OK, I admit to being highly prejudiced. A recent Zogby poll asked

Weather report for 2/4/07--check in, DUers

Underwater Timber NEW INVESTMENT! Green Clear Cutting!

Lets get a little "pushback" against Abu Gonzales:

340,000 flee flooded Indonesia capital!

A "Smirk" of supporters

Record oil company profits + dead troops = million dollars to each soldiers family

Mitt Romney as the GOP nominee would be the best thing ever

The score: Dolphin Stadium: 68/Rain/94%, Qualcomm Stadium: 80/Sun/13% - Hello, NFL?!?!

Great Iraq war song by Richard Thompson: "Dad's Gonna Kill Me"

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino would be a DU hero

Truthdig: Generals Warn Against ‘Disastrous’ Iran Attack

More bombings shook Baghdad on Sunday a day after a massive blast tore through a crowded market

Recent Federal Government Procurements for Farsi (Iranian) Language Services

One of the best films ever about the US political process on TCM tomorrow

So picture this

What % of insurgent weapons comes from Iran? What % is American made? What % is Russian made?

CSPAN caller: "The next president & vice president will be..."

Thinkprogress: VoteVets Ad to Run During Superbowl!

If Cheney resigns .........Could this be bad or good for Democrats in 08?

Puppy Bowl III on Animal Planet NOW!

About that Kucinich / Bush handshake at the SOTU...

Calling all computer geeks . . . Camcorders & disks

The schedule for the House this week doesn't look too thrilling

Pogo said "Us is Them". Who is "Us" and who is "Them"?

Do you remember when Richard Gephardt stabbed the Dems in the back?

Edwards offers a preview of his health plan

Pot is illegal - unless you get a pill from a big pharma company as our govt says to do

Contractors Take On Biggest Role Ever in Washington

These aren't lightly armed and armored mini-copters and transporters the Iraqis are shooting down

A few of us are getting together tonight for a C-SPAN2 tailgate party.

Iran could simply halt its Nuclear program.

Happy 60th birthday to Potato-brain

I will stop this war in Iraq.

What TV show would you like to see back on the air? Phil Donahue?

I'll be on "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee" tonight

The Obama revolution

Cuba increases forested land

Watching Edwards on MTP - I know I am getting super-cynical, but...

TOON: This Modern World - "Another Visit To The Right-Wing Noise Machine"

So, our local PBS station was re-running "The Civil War" last night...

David Byrne, Former Talking Head on Bush, Cheney, Iraq: I thought, Holy f**k! Can they just do this?

Earthquake off Cuba, Jamaica

This poll needs serious DU help!! Thanks!

Are you holding back a commitment for a 2008 candidate because of Al Gore?

Catcalls Drowned Out Hillary Fans At DNC Meeting

Jim Webb on Fox news sunday now. doing good with Chris Wallace. CT

Bush wants us to cut spending here in America to continue to pay for his military adventures abroad

DU help please: Any good biographies for a 12 year old boy?

"The army wants to take care of soldiers and thier families"

How bout Biden??

Bush Sees Legacy Tied to Middle East

TPM suggests its not an 'imperial vp' but an extraconstitutional one

We don't need to impeach Cheney...

Iranian Nuclear Scientist 'Assassinated'

OMFG!! "My Retarded President" on YouTube.

"Why We Fight"

Republican Rules of the Game

WTF is this shit??? Federal blackmail - why isn't this all over the MSM??????

New suburban flights will offer LAX relief

Barack Obama Introduces Bill Making Robo-Call Abuse and Voter Suppression A Federal Crime

Cancer cure ,and nobody noticed,

"Saudis reportedly funding Iraqi Sunni insurgents"

The Jewish Taliban: women forced to sit at the back of buses.

How we can get rid of Commander Cuckoo Bananas before he kills us all

PLEASE!!! Don't let the MEDIA pick our candidates!!!!

38 avatar choices of Kerry---not ONE for Molly?

Is there any FCC rule which states all talk radio must be an AM Band?

I want to apologize for Dinesh D'souza

Howard Zinn - C-Span 2, Right Now, Don't miss it! n/t

American Foreign Policy Council Ads Re: Iran (Running Inside the Beltway)

Swiftboating - Another reason Al is the best candidate.

Is it possible impeachment is lagging because ?

Libby's Trial Becomes Cheney's Trial

Impeachment By The People - By Howard Zinn

I'm getting close to actively supporting Kucinich... Any other supporters....

You Know Your Empire is Crumbling When....

No one should be running for president

Should Boston ban parked cars?

Who Saw Edwards on Meet The Press, And What Did You Think?

Micro-climates as a potential barrier against hurricane strength winds.

Show of hands; Has the country has already made the critical turn against Bush and his PNAC backers?

If the Plame trial forces Cheney to resign...

PELOSI: If It Appears BUSH Wants War With IRAN-We Will Deny Him The Authority

Raise your hand if you knew * was lying about the need to go to war in 2001.

The NY Times Has the Last Word on "Articulate" --->>>

poor Texas is doing poorly

MSNBC: A NeoCon History of Iran....

"They Found the Cure for Cancer but no one will Research It because of Big Pharma" threads:

Edwards on MTP: "No" on Gay Marriage; Homosexuality is Not a Sin.

Wilson's Findings To Cheney/Libby & *Co........

I am so sick and tired of schoolyard name calling by the administration, the US

Can a Vice-President be indicted? Spiro Agnew was.

Iran

Calling All CLARKIES: Who Here Supports The General?

Bush wants to screw the elderly...again

A timely find

Let's Bomb Iran

Somebody shoot me...I agree with Joe Scarborough and Pat Buchannon

Trial shows Cheney’s fingerprints all over Plame affair

(OWH) Waiting to enter race may cost Hagel (R-Ne)

Bush's illegal invasion sparks one of the worst tragedies in Iraq's history

Did Bill Clinton cheerlead for Bush on war in Iraq or didn't he?

CBS refused to air this

take heart Edwards supporters...

A 'Perfect Storm' Is Rising To Oust Dick Cheney

This quote needs to be shouted from the rooftops

bushes state of mind

Akaka Demands Investigation Into Suicide of Iraq War Veteran

A copy of the AEI letter Offering $10,000 Payments Only For Views Critical Of The IPCC Report

Opinions are like noeses, everybody has one and boy are there a lot of noses showing up

Nader leaves the door open for another run

How come no one seems to call for a UN Peacekeeping force in Iraq?

Budget on it's way

"President’s numbers have clearly settled in an unhealthy range."

"Should the U.S. engage Iran in immediate and unconditional talks?"

R-Pres. Cand. Romney calls Clinton 'Timid' in Iran

Budget's ups and downs leave big chunk for war!!

Keep expectations low? Per UPI report now on Raw Story

* SATIRE * John Kerry Euthanized After Political Setbacks

WaPo's Kathleen Parker is an MTD carrier

How do you think Edwards did on Meet The Press

Lame Tweety just

The Church of Kerry

What is the litmus test for war?

MTP John Edwards...

What part of Hillary's "campaign" will she relegate to Bill?

Feinstein warns Republicans not to stop Iraq debate (Reuters)

Think Progress: VoteVets Ad To Run During Superbowl

Bush worse than Satan, Osama, Sadam: MSNBC video

Condi's falling star beginning to fade as GOP joins growing war criticism

Howard Zinn.... All movements start small...

A Good Noel—Union Leader Heads Mass. Labor Department

Economic Report: Unemployment Highest In Four Months, Job Creation Weak

Edwards (and Eliz.) at Dartmouth College on CSPAN NOW

C-Span II NOW 9:30 est./ The Battle to Control the Media

"Incompetence and fraud," contractors becoming a "fourth branch of government"

All our candidates would make great presidents, but I support a non-IWR-supporter first

Farm Workers to McDonald’s: We’re Tired of Waiting

MAINSTREAM MEDIA SUPPORTS THE CONSTITUTION

Did Kerry's 2004 YEAH WAR platform perpetuate the war?

TMP on Dick Armey's IWR regret

Obama on immigration

Could there still be indictments in the Plame Leak case?

One week, 1,000 Iraqis dead; four copters were shot down

I would like to see the well-balanced ticket of Clark/Obama

UN Unveils Plan To Release Untapped Wealth Of ......7 Trillion

NYT columnist: "Black people get a little testy when white people call them 'articulate.'"

remember when preemptive attack was NOT on the table at all?

Will Joe Lieberman declare himself a Republican?

What to do when you have no good choices

Iran Claims Found Cure For AIDS

Fellow DU'ers...will you join me today in holding our leaders accountable?

WP:No I-Told-You-Sos-Opponents of the Iraq War Voice Pain, Not Vindication, At (correct)Predictions

John Edwards: Familiar Face, but a New Tone to the Message

Bob Barr for Libertarian nominee!

MTP Interview With Edwards pissed me off.

Nader leaves '08 door open, slams Hillary Clinton

New Kerry Tax Credits

Prairie Home Companion's Political Jokes (from this weekend's show)

Edwards Attributes Obama's Pre-War Judgement to Rival's Lack of Congressional Intelligence

Michigan congressman set to tackle executive power grab

H5N1: The Deadly Strain Of Bird Flu Is In The UK

25-30% of US population are Christian fundamentalist extremists. That's a lot.

Chrissy Gephardt

Twenty Questions About Impeaching A Vice President, by Dr. Mary Maxwell

Bill Clinton on Larry King's show September 3, 2002.

IRAQ: 1,000 killed in one week .

So far, 17 DUers said Bill Clinton did not side with Bush and cheerlead war with Iraq.

wILl tHE Dems finds the 21 billion?

Cal Thomas: Hazy stance on war will be Hillary's downfall

Edwards blames Clinton for his Iraq vote! Ooookkkkeeeey!

Edwards Hits A Home Run on MTP

Bloody hands pointing bloody fingers - the cowards' blaming circle- make it stop!

What Seem to Be the Problem Taking Congress SO Long to Shut Down Bush's War?

THE (GOP) WEEK IN REVIEW

Kucinich Is the One

Is the candidate you support the one you think will win the primaries?

I just got done watching Edwards and I just don't get it

Mike Gravel - did you hear what he said?

Edwards urges Democrats to take action at home and abroad

Edwards: Don't fund Iraq War escalation

Obama fans, an awesome pic of Barack, BTW it isn't photoshopped

Demise of GOP just took turn for the worse - Joe Scarborough, MSNBC

The Cassandra conundrum

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