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Archives: June 1, 2007

A spreading terror

Syria brands Hariri tribunal as harmful ploy by Washington

Hints from Heloise

Heroes (and NOT the TV show)

Tonight is a BLUE MOON

You guys ever seen a hairless possum? OMG

wood spider experiment, interesting video

Meet my Pop

I am so not a dog person - but man, I loves me the Golden Retrievers

Not a huge basketball fan, but ... James - 48 points

Mom pays $1,300 for fourth-grader's tan

'Carbs' or Carbohydrates

Hardcore 90's flashback thread:

Mystery guest


Is It Me, Or Does The State of Ohio Flat Owns Michigan in Sports

Lebron James: 48, the last 25 Cav points, 29 0f the last 30

McClatchy: Congress goes on vacation while more 'honored dead' come home

Don't forget Poland!

Man harassed on train for wearing yarmulka (Australia)

BULLSHIT ALERT -- US Iraq ambassador is on Charlie Rose

Is everyone doing their part to send all the bits of info we get here to our representatives?

An immigration crackdown I could get behind

What will we do?

Great...stormy weather Tornados on KS/Okla border and hubby is in Vegas

CA: Man Walks Around Capitol To Protest Iraq War - One Lap Planned For Each Fallen Soldier

Fort Sill soldier taking on Surgeon General's office

Off-duty officer shoots daughter mistaken for intruder

Marine’s war protest brings charges, clash

msnbc poll - is bush to blame for iraq?

Introducing: The **FREEPER KEEPER**

Undecided leads South Carolina poll

Obama: Restore environmental regulations

Dick-Heads & Blog-Blamers & Dubious Sources, Oh My

Hillary promises "New Jobs For Tommorrow(sic)"

John Edwards and... spectrum? (Edwards writes open letter to FCC on keeping the Internet free)

k-a-k-i-s-t-o-c-r-a-c-y Thank you Isabel, the lone girl in the National spelling bee tonight

If you don't already LOATHE Fred Thompson, then read this.

Arianna Huffington: Interviewing Gore.

Iraqi violent deaths at a glance

TB Quarantine Raises Legal Questions

A Blog is a Little First Amendment Machine / Jay Rosen

Regressive Antidote / David Michael Green / Profiles In Cowardice

Fewer high-quality Army recruits (Boston Globe)

Katrina vanden Heuvel: One Memorial A Month (The Nation)

Guardian UK: Action Plan or Stalling Tactic? Key Questions In Global Crisis (Climate Change)

Bush, Translated / Andrew Gumbel

Don't We Have a Constitution, Not a King? (AlterNet)


From Baghdad to Tehran: On the Road to Gambler’s Ruin

Welcome to the summer of hate


America's Iraq strategy boosts US combat losses

The Slow Slide to Barbarity (

The right (wing) man for the World Bank job

OIG and OPR Expanding Whitewash of USAgate

Surge Dirge-Bush administration appears to have given up hope of maintaining ’surge’ strategy...

Al Gore against any attempt to impeach Bush

Jonathan Alter: Phony Analogies

Dan Bartlett's Exit Strategy (by John Nichols for The Nation)

On Global Warming, ExxonMobil's CEO Channels Rumsfeld (by David Sirota at HuffPost)

The Hariri Case & Double Standards (by Robert Parry for Consortium News)

Conflation Nation (by Cynthia Kaplan at HuffPost)

Brownback: What I think about evolution


The Democrats’ Support for Bush’s War

W R Marshall: "Remembrance and rage"

Brzezinski: "Iraq Is Not Korea"

Why I am Ashamed to be an American

GAO: US Gives Oil Firms Good Deals

Venezuela and the Media: Fact and Fiction

Sidney Blumenthal: America is not Bush

Getting a Grip

The Shadow Government. A Center for Public Integrity Report

Kids: Why Die For Oil, Car, Nuke Kings, Greed and Profits?


China's thirst for oil siphons hope from Darfur

Now We Can Bring Our Troops Home

Man who should be king (Gore)

Arianna Huffington: Al Gore On the Pollution of Our Environment, Our Politics, and Our Souls

Fred Thompson: A Looming Threat to the Politics Business, the Entertainment Media, and Everyone ....

Katrina vanden Heuvel: When the Prince of Darkness Visits (The Nation)

Eric Alterman: Potemkin Paper?

Peggy Noonan tears into Bush!!!! MUST READ!!!

Words in a Time of War: Taking the Measure of the First Rhetoric-Major President

Raging Caging - What the heck is vote caging, and why should we care? (Slate)

A Fly On The Oval Office Wall Reports...

Let’s Pretend!!!

Noonan explains her break with *Bush

Iraq's oil boom isn't delayed, it's relocated to Canada -- Naomi Klein

The corporate takeover of U.S. intelligence

Dennis Kucinich and Fox!

The sound and fury of George W. Bush: What is the measure of a president?

Democrats Have Lost 2008 - Wonder if they know

Algae like green oil paint covers China lake - Reuters

Turning Tar into Oil: An Economic and Environmental Disaster Looms

Guardian: Bush kills off hope for G8 climate change plan

And you thought GMO corn was wierd...

Global Warming May Lower Grassland Quality

Rejoice, The Hummer Is Dead

Huge Wind Machine To Simulate Category Three Hurricanes

Warmer Earth might be wetter, scientists find

Global Warming…coming soon?

Pine Bark Beetles - They're Not Just For Laying Waste To Colorado - Belize Sanctuary Hit Hard

Tropical Storm Barry threatens Florida - Reuters

UNFAO - Climate Warming Making Forest Fires Bigger, More Intense - ENN

Wuxi, Chinese City Of 2.3 Million, Cut Off From Water Supply By Blue-Green Algae & Drought - Reuter

Spanish Government Cancels Toledo - Cordoba Highway To Protect Iberian Lynx - Reuters

Abuse and incompetence in fight against global warming

Progress postpones nuclear plant plan

Bill Ford Regrets Not Seizing Initiative On Environmentally Friendlier Cars - Reuters

LED light bulb price survey

Johnston video posted on website

Meshal: We'll halt rockets if IDF ends assassinations

Peretz camp to vote for Ayalon in Labor runoff, aides say

Out of curiousity, are there any Arabs here?

No need to "follow us home" the U.S. can provide them with a MAP

Russia: Britain politicizing spy case

Senate Panel Questions C.I.A. Detentions

UK profs reject plan to spy on students

Breaking - Dan Bartlett to leave post @ White House.

Iran Promises To Discuss Nuke Activities

(WSJ's) Bancroft family to meet with Murdoch

Rice (grain, not Condi) demand nukes Korean 'peace regime'

Kyl Vows To Block Open Government Bill (Sen. Anonymous)

Media watchdog wants action after record Iraq toll

Cleric: Iran maintains anti-US policies

Group warns Russia nuclear dump unstable

Colombia starts rebel release to seek hostage deal

NATO, Afghan troops kill 26 Taliban (roadside bomb explodes on US convoy, no word on casualties)

Ohio Elections Commission rules Noe violated election law; refers case for possible prosecution

Iraqi soldiers abducted, 44 bodies found across Iraq

(GSA chief Lurita) Doan Hearing Postponed

(GAO) Report: War Sympathy Payments Plunge

Hundredth Land Rover overturn prompts combat fears

2 Women Sentenced in Western Arsons

Japan may pull out from whaling body

Monster Pig farm-raised, not wild

U.S. terror expert says nuclear risk low

Reporters Group Calls for New Police Unit to Probe Killing of Journos in Iraq

Women, Minorities Top Bush's Supreme Court Short List

Canada dlr to hit parity with USD by end '07-CIBC

U.S. military reports 2 soldiers killed in separate attacks in Baghdad


Complaint filed with IRS after Tampa televangelist compares Romney to Satan

Child sex offender plan condemned

Severe Anti-Semitism Hits Youth Football in Germany

Romney critical of Clinton vision, work

Pro-Troops Group Wants Sheehan?s Land

German port Rostock braced for G8 demos

Plaintiffs ask more time in union-deaths suit

Presidential hopeful says it's time to 'turn the page (Obama)

Unions Split Over Immigration Bill

Most Expensive Homes In The U.S.

Battle to fix nomination contradicts Harper's Reform roots

GOP tries to make English official

Rice Insists Cheney Supports Diplomacy for Iran

Soldiering On ABC News Learns of Plans to Keep Troops in Iraq Beyond 2009

Iraqi Bombers Thwart Efforts to Shield G.I.’s

Iraqi Troops' Short Baghdad Tours Faulted

Wal-Mart to slow growth of supercenters

Chinese Vice-Premier Huang dies

IAEA chief warns of "crazies" seeking Iran war

China starts new bankruptcy law

Hillary Clinton brings innovation agenda to Silicon Valley

General Testifies at Haditha Hearing

Tropical Storm on first day of Hurricane Season

Top Bush aide leaving White House (Dan Bartlett)

FDA warns consumers over toothpaste from China (shipment found)

"Lebanon launches attack on militants in refugee camp".

Marines investigate antiwar activities of inactive reservists

Iraq war can't be won: British army chief

U.S. battles al-Qaida in west Baghdad

Pakistan's army warns opposition

More Ethics Charges in Kentucky Gov't

India, US working hard on nuke deal: (Under Sec. of State) Burns

325 U.S. Deaths in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Connecticut Senate Leader Arrested

Rove Linked to Prosecution of Ex- Alabama Governor

Many Troops Return to War; Many Never Go

Kevorkian gets early release from Michigan prison

Detainee Abuse Was Well Planned

Coffin Delays Clinton Fundraiser ...Bomb Squad Called To Investigate

Rice: Cuba near 'major transition'

Cuba Official Wants U.S. 'Regime Change'

U.N. Team Still Looking for Iraq's Arsenal

U.S. Pilots Indicted In Brazil Plane Crash

U.S. Navy strikes on Qaeda suspect in Somalia

API runs ads against price-gouging, windfall profits tax

628 sickened by recalled peanut butter - (Update)

Ill. students lose diplomas over cheers

Dutch try to grow enviro-friendly meat in lab (Vegan approved?)

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: Griffin Resigned After Conyers Requested 'Vote Caging' Evidence from BBC

My new favorite word:

My Crochet is Wet and Stinky

sigh-- can I hide out in the lounge for a while...?

Chicken Tikka Masala with Nutmeg and Cinnamon Smoke on the Grill

Just returned from seeing Broken English

Does anyone remember this?

how many thermacare heat wraps would it take

Finally! Someone has figured out WTF is wrong with George Bush

The Starter Wife ( w / Debra Messing).. anyone else see it?

what's the damned deal with magazine subscription rates?

The VC-Viet Chimpmunks- are in the perimeter

free speech, criticism and du

Stupid CNN Talking Head Quizzes Spelling Bee Champ

Paul Newman makes it official: He retires at 82

Motorists Wait 3 Hours In Line For Cheap Gas (Savings Of $5 - $10)

The ACLU dinner last night was fantastic

It was 41 years ago today....

I need to change channel but was on Martha Stewart

Does anybody know where NanceGreggs is? She hasn't posted one of her wonderful Journals in a month.

School Employee Gets $2.6 Million Check Because Of Typo - She Goes On Spending Spree

can someone please help me find a new "web browser"

Study Finds Half Of All Men Fear Their Penis Is Too Small

Anyone ever listen to insane RW windbag Mark Levine?

Red and white. . . blue suede shoes

Police drummer rips band's "lame" concert

Today I am a thankful woman.

Its Friday, Is The Bar Open Yet????

It was 40 years ago today....

Girls Night IN

Today's Get Fuzzy gives the best description of cat behavior EVER!

Tim Griffin : Ex-aide to Rove resigns - this is a hoot

Pentecostal Bus Driver Suing New York For Firing Her For Refusing To Wear Pants

remember when the internet was touted a new source of community-building, virtual avatars,

Is it possible for a person to just fail to thrive and just have an inborn death wish?

This person will never win a spelling bee.

I'm going to buy 15 cockatiels and train them all to whisle in chorus.

Yum! Lunchtime!

John, Paul. George, or Ringo?

is it just me or is the morning going by s... l... o.... w... l... y.... ?

Whew, what a lunch!!

I get to spend the evening with my heart throb, my one true love,

Hedonism - why does it get such a bad name?

Gauge your social status

Real Estate Woes....advice and opinions sought....

Post your favorite online comic

Whoopi's politics notwithstanding

Roger Waters to throw out the first pitch at tonights Phillies game

Nancy Pelosi at the LA Pride parade?

kittens cats dogs puppies ferrets birds fish gerbils hamsters mice

Anyone here ever live in Germany? Specifially Western Germany?

Who hit me with the "dizzy stick" this morning?

It was 40 years ago today

OMG! Nancy Grace sex video???

It was 40 years ago today...

I've stopped using Adblock with Firefox.

So I got a 6 week temp job through an agency

Hooorray!!! Hurricane season will be open at 4:30!!

Man Falls Off Balcony During 'Spit For Distance' Competition - Dies

How many are on your ignore list? nt

Gotta love Borowitz.

Cost isn't necessarily an indicator of safety in convertibles

On the time scale how long is a blink?

An appreciation thread for GoPsUx.

One question:

If *YOU* didn't watch Washington Journal this morning you missed...

Sniffa just called...He's in a bomb scare...

hey... I like you.

Is it tacky?

If *YOU* didn't watch Good Morning America this morning you missed...

'Party Mom' Who Had Sex With Teens To Spend 300 Days In Jail - NOT Register As Sex Offender

Poll: Favorite John Lennon song

Yo underpants, heres your big chance!!!

Alert! Watch out for hurricanes at 4:30 (eastern)

How many are not on your ignore list?

does anyone use self tanner? I have a question, please and thank you.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 6/1/2007)

Nobody ever asked me if I felt like less of a man because I had part of my spine removed...

Let's see if you can guess who this is

Longest you ever went without....?

Do you have annual events at your job that make your work life miserable?

For your enjoyment: A musical travelogue...

Shortest You Went Without......???

Why do all my dream jobs pay $10/hour?

woo hoo, It's gonna rain. Thanks Barry

I got a free lighter

Watching "Hair" on Retro Plex now.

Good Bye for the Present, DU! I'm London Bound!

Shot through the heart, and you're to blame

Weekend Plans? What are yours?

WTF ever happened to Vin Diesel?

Girls night out!

I am leaving work in just over an hour and starting my vacation.

first mowing of the year

Urgent fashion advice needed

What's your stand on chugging?

Decompress! Decompress!

What's your stand on jiggling?

OMG - it is FRIDAY!

EVERYONE! Be sure to light a candle for Paris Hilton this weekend...

Anyone refill their propane tank yet?

Cartoon for gamerz

why does a temp agency need 3 references from former employers

Okay, my new friend just had her "daughter" drop by.

Question. I need to address and stuff 100 envelopes

Rapture Ready person prefers Christian immigrants over Mexicans.

Ladies and gentlemen, I have made a wonderful new discovery...

who wants to PM me

crim son !

OMG -- it is FRIDAY'S!

What's your stand on juggling?

If I shoot squirrels...

anyone here ever build any structures (houses, cabins, etc) with bamboo?

I finally remembered!!

DUzy awards for the week are up in GD

Need some good vibes

red sox fans check in..COULD THIS BY THE YEAR THAT OUR TEAM

Anyone's baby graduating from HS this month?

girls night out postponed....

My neighborhood has "Dog Bag Stations" all over.

Why yes, it is a pro-wrestling Elmo

Strange video - TMX Elmo doing something really crude with itself...

Perving with Google Street View

Worst band ever?

Did anybody watch the documentary "The Bridge" last night?

Ooh,,,this is fun

gd has more scary topics (and people!) than the Lounge

Perving with Sesame Street View

Oi..FOX owns MySpace.

Longest you ever went without washing your hair?

What's your stand on mugging?

It movie night - any suggestions?

has anybody seen the glow-in-the-dark crosses that people

I dreamt I was Bob Marley last night

Who Is Your Favorite TV Evangelist

Beatles blasphemy that'll break you up

Calling all Naughty Girls...

I had an annoying, frustrating day

Hey, they are running that "mash" of the Godfather on Bravo

Yay Friday night, time to drink a beer.

OMG...and it's midnight...and my baby's walking through the door

Fast Food Ads VS Reality:

Rosco P. Coltrane vs. Rosco Picotrain vs. Rosco Pico Train

Why does the brightness setting on my Mac always change?

Health care rant! A 13 year old friend of my daughter has an

My five year old daughter asked me if a man can marry a man, and can

Doesn't "bright eyed and bushy tailed" sound like a precursor to slaughter?

Lost:Charley is dead? Noooooo!!!!

Supertramp appreciation thread.

Lost:Charley is dead? Noooooo!!!!

gd has more copycats than the lounge

VH 1 Rock Honors

It's the Friday Earworm time ~ come on along & add your fav .....

Willie Nelson's Country Peach Cobbler Ice Cream! FINALLY!

Longest you ever went without a haircut?

iPod question regarding "full" iPod & de-selecting songs

Congratulations to my Daughter, just graduated...

Red Sox or Yankees ?

Its official - kayaking tomorrow

One of those great days where you realized you're sundburned....

An amazing chain reaction

Its official - Hayeking tomorrow


Math experts: I need your help w/ solving math problems for work

NoelMN is obsessed with fetuses.

I was annoyed before, now I'm really pissed off.

Cartoon for math geeks

Goood evening

Do you ever have days...

I am getting a new supervisor at work!

Flavors of dog food your dog would gobble to the mouth...

I dreamt I met Bob Marley last night

Poppy Tea. Discuss.

Dammit, wedding invites should specify if it's open bar!

We must be related to them...

I almost died about 10 minutes ago

Who's feeling smurfy tonight?

I'm improving! Tonight I INITIATED small talk with a person!

Oscar! Oscar! Oscar!

It was 40 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play...

What supplies do we need for a new kitty?

A dear friend's son was killed last night...

Congratulations zulchzulu!! 10,000 posts

Congratulations TheBacklashCometh!! 25,000 posts

w00t! go yankees!

Triple Celebration Today

So when someone calls your office and asks what your last name is

Announcement... GoPsUx and I are moving in together!

Happy birthday dembotoz!!

No one has ever called me a "strumpet."

I'm baaack muthafuckers!

How do you like your hot dog? (not a sex thread)

hold a good thought tomorrow morning, please

OFFICIAL Yankees vs. Red Sox Thread!


Men: electric razor or wet razor?

Post a pic that reminds you of a song

Does peanut butter salmonella

David Hyde Pierce Officially Comes Out

My new toy...

A Rev_Acts PSA

So I bought the entire Babylon 5 tv series for $112.45 new, legal. Ask me anything.

Anyone Here Been To Hedonism III in Jamaica?

Ever Wonder How I Havent Been Banned Yet?

Cats can see things that we can't, you know. (pics, dialup warning)

Series Q: Why do Fraiser characters speak with Brit accent?

Asshole injured while riding bull

Inches too tall for tunnel, rig plies it anyway

12 year old and monster pig...

aaaaand the y chromosome kicks into high gear...

Friday Questions Thread: Back to Basics

What's the worst thing anyone said to you in public?

Locally raised bison for $3.25 a pound.

I just watched "The Shining" for the first time EVER.

What's your stand on hugging?

You know what? If you're going to the ATM to

Okay, my daughter just had her new "friend" drop by.

How much money would you put in a family friend's graduation card?

I haven't been here in quite a while, but one thing hasn't changed.

Dog pictures! Take 'em or leave 'em; I'm posting anyway.

Mystic River....Holy Crap...

Lelapin appreciation thread!

so when did that guy from "Back to the Future" die?

For you collectors out there: What offbeat items do you like to collect?

So DU, what's the weather like where you are?

Friday Picture Thread: Post a Picture of You and Someone Important to You

Ask a Trivia Question that Can't Be Answered with a Quick Google

A post your desktop pic

Monster Pig farm-raised, not wild

OMG - it is FRIDAY!

It's now official: The Cubs are a joke.

Goodbye, Billy Donovan.

Trying again... to get help for a Vietnam vet

I need to find Monkeyman,,, I am beginning to get worried,,

Joe Lieberman's Postcard From Iraq

ExxonMobil CEO Channels Rumsfeld

Iraq Terrorism. (El Terror de Irak)...

The War on Terror Continues...(**GRAPHIC WARNING**)

See The Bush Administration Commit Treason...

The Clash - Clampdown

Alan Johnston Video censored? (Captured British Journalist in Palestine)

Wolfie Needs Love: Project For The New American Bachelor

Dusty Rhodes mentions Iraq and job losses in HOF speech

Bush Hears Voices

Ode to Cindy Sheehan: Peace Mom

Hardball: Tweety calls Rudy a Liar

FOX News Marginalizes Giuliani Critics

Cindy Sheehan - Our Antiwar Mom Tribute - 'Come Back & Stay'

Naruto - Dogma

O'Reilly and McCain fear for the 'white, chrisitan, male power stucture'

Were You Born An A-hole

What's wrong with GHW Bush?

Nurses Back 'SiCKO,' Slam Insurance Companies

David Iglesias: pointing fingers at the West Wing


Non-hostile military deaths not as important as those killed in action...

Just finished watching "Apocalypse Now." Yet, again. My shirt is wet.

Amazing New Medical Imaging Technology Will Change Your Life

Three lives and those affected

Raiders' Jerry Porter's number change becomes too expensive

Pentagon pays $31 million for murdering and maiming civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Upright walking began much earlier than thought

U.S. warns travel to Venezuela could be risky (Reuters)

How far away are we from a police state? Eyeopening CNBC documentary

Right Said Fred Attacked As Pro- And Anti-Gay Factions Collide In Moscow

Experts: Prez directive nothing new

People who doubt the 'official' 9-11 story are crazy, right?

Announcing .....MacacaPAC!

nature smiles on northern plains

EU says Bush climate plan "the classic U.S. line"

"The Tennessean" LTTE: "Tip your hat to this Bush administration, they've covered it all."

Natl Security Screw-Up - Detailed Plans For US/Iraq Embassy Show Up Online

Anyone Else watch the National Spelling Bee tonight and catch has a Lemming List of radio talk shows, talking points and hot tips for calling radio shows

30% of China's farmland has disappeared in 40 years..

Received this Jihad video from a friend this morning.

White House Secrecy-Moved Into High Gear Right Before Election Day 2004

What in the World does Bush know? What skills does he have?

New name for the Surge...

New Hampshire same-sex unions SIGNED INTO LAW

628 sickened by recalled peanut butter (updated)

Above average, maybe hyperactive, hurricane season forecast...

The tinfoil around my head this morning must be a little tight - I keep

Stupid CNN Talking Head Quizzes Spelling Bee Champ

Giant U.S. embassy rising in Baghdad

Another 9-11-type BORDER breach - at the Northern - NOT the Southern - border (TB guy)

Please allow me to introduce myself (pic)

I learned a new word during the Spelling Bee-Kakistocracy

Watching Peter Hart (pollster) doing a 2008 focus group. BAD NEWS.

Good Morning! - Morning Headlines

Dan Bartlett resigning from * White House.

MSNBC Breaking that Dan Barlett is resigning; eom.

From Baghdad to Tehran: On the Road to Gambler’s Ruin

LOL- RNC facing"estimated 40 percent fall-off in small-donor contributions"

Dead Guantanamo prisoner had U.S. military training

Kakistocracy - The Bush mal-Administration Has a New Name and Definition

Friday TOONS: Current Events edition

America's Iraq strategy boosts US combat losses

What's the most important issue facing America? Iraq? Immigration? Vote here:

Iraqi Police Chief Who Had Been Praised By U.S. Arrested By U.S. Forces

Sick of Faux News everywhere? Turn it off with TV-B-Gone!

For want of a nail

U.S. compensated Iraqis, Afghans nearly $31 million for killing civilians, GAO says

Rep. WAXMAN: Oversight Committee Requests Documents From Doan Investigation = HATCH ACT

How many think TB Guy is not loved by his new father-in-law?

John Dean: The Bush Administration's Dilemma Regarding a Possible Libby Pardon

Administration Oversight Committee Announces Hearing with GSA Administrator Doan

Dan Bartlett resigns to go into private business. Just heard on CSPAN.

Advisers Don't Want Shareholders To Tie Exec Pay To Performance @ Wal-Mart

Randi Rhodes will be on Washington Journal, 9am E.S.T.

Anybody else see Randi on WJ?

So Dan Bartlett is resigning! Flood water must be rising!

Heads up! Randi Rhodes will be on WJ on C-Span at 9am!

MSM slamming B*sh for flip flopping on Climate Change.

And It's Gonna Be Bad In August

Marines Threaten To Revoke Honorable Discharges, Bust to"Other Than Honorable" for Pro-Peace Actions

Group Wants Sheehan's Land

I agree with the president: We shouldn't leave Iraq until the mission is accomplished

A Senate panel rejects Bush's secret interrogations

Starting next week, Rep. Jerrold Nadler is going to be a VERY busy guy!

BRAVE MOM-Who Lost Son-Gets In Bush's Face: "Yes I am Hostile, Because -YOU-Sent My Son Over There"

White House Blames NASA Chief’s Global Warming Denial On His ‘Wry Sense Of Humor’

Obvious gas price fixing and Congressmen cant see this?

Dem CONGRESS: Investigations - White House Use of Private E-mail Accounts

WP: Bartlett's wife, Allyson, had joked that they should name their newborn "Exit Strategy."

Where is Al Gore on the Political Spectrum

Will someone turn (finally) and give us the real dirt? and who will it be?

Dem CONGRESS: Investigations - Disclosure of CIA Agent Identity

TB Guy and Universal Healthcare:

ONLY 599 more days!

Is Joe Scarborough the new permanent MSNBC TV morning guy now?

'WHAT ARE REPUBLICANS?': Help John Boehner Polish the GOP "Brand"

Why didn't Fitz call Cheney to the stand in the Libby trial?

Enviro groups state obvious: Bush has zero credibility on greenhouse emissions

Jeff Cohen: Are Media Out to Get John Edwards?

Bush Causes Cancer - STILL No Impeachment

So subpoenas were issued and ignored and what did Congress do about it?

Skinner --- Could we have a Bush Count Down clock

about the TB-guy... just asking

Poll: Gore ahead of Rudy in Pennsylvania -- better against Rudy than other Dems

Good morning kids! Happy Hurricane Season!

Rangel says Bush will soon declare victory in Iraq again and begin scaling back troop levels

If You're Awake Don't Forget To Watch Randi On "the Span" At 9am EST

"The White House Thinks Its Base Is Stupid" - By Peggy Noonan

CNN Reports Dan Bartlett Resigns, WHO IS LEFT?

Judge Walton Used To Be A Federal Prosecutor

Iraq Cease-Fire: The Real Answer

U.S. embassy ‘built with coerced labor’

Google's "Street View" Zooms In Too Close for Some

JUMPER...GW Bridge NYC...holding up traffic, disrupting hundreds of thousands

have a friday afternoon chuckle

Pro-War group wants Sheehan's land

Dang looks like my senator is doing poorly in his run for president

Dan Bartlett resigns

Ah yes, another life preserver thrown to the warmongers..."Sept. is too soon for surge progress"

Irony of Ironies - US Embassy in Iraq, made to spread freedom, was built with "coerced labor"

Has Impeachment Actually Begun and We Simply Haven't Caught On To It Yet?

A Surgeon General Who Will "Cure" Gays?

In the midst of it all, a happy reminder ....

Gulf Coast Organizations in Need

As World Warms, White House Aspires: "Global warming meltdown in Bush message machine"

Hahaha Rep. Boehner to form GOP cheer up group to attempt to solve GOP morale problems

Mo. man burns books as act of protest

Student at college Jerry Falwell founded is held after testimony of violent plans

Baghdad under newest PNAC attack...

O'Reilly thinks he is "Part of the white, male Christian power structure" in the US

Attorney General rules bonuses from Blackwell illegal.

Why is immigration the last straw with Republicans?

anyone here ever build any structures (houses, cabins, etc) with bamboo?

Edwards, Kucinich and Howard Dean all have something in common...

Salon: U.S. government now outsources a vast portion of its spying operations to private firms

Michael Reagan: 'Dying' US troops do 'such a fabulous job'

Let's play a game ::: For Hugo to be right, these must be wrong...

For the many uninformed: Vote Caging in a Nutshell

What's with Poppy Bush? He keeps crying in public.

Kevorkian released. Is his stance on right to die the correct one?

Giuliani Closed Off Streets To Avoid 9/11 Victims' Families

Pastor Ted Haggard's boy toy has a new book coming out.

Campaign for America's Future and AirAmerica to take back Sun. talk shows.

On Wallmart and interesting encounter

Bartett's departure is hugh!!!

"Scientist Gets Own Personal Genome Map" and also does not seem to care for the Iraq war

ACLU files suit for Robert Daniels, TB patient jailed for 9 months

Check out this anti dem poll

TB victim's father-in-law is TB researcher for the CDC!?!

Drugs giant faces criminal charges over clinical trial

Baghdad embassy plans appear on Internet

POPCORN! Get Yer Popcorn HERE: Bush Blowing It On Immigration Reform (CNN NOW)

Now I know why AAR radio has jumped the shark. Green's brother was 41's advisor

MSNBC storm preparedness polling. Did they say "Alex I'll take the commonly known info for $100"

Ummm, guys... About Dan Bartlett leaving, did you hear that

Whose crimes are/were the worst? Nixon or Bush II

Bush/Condi/"Hudsucker Proxy" mash-up

I need to be educated about Al Gore -- can anyone help?

If George W. Bush had a (D) after his name, would he have been Impeached

Self-Delete Dupe.

Here is an experiment that might surprise you....

Its Friday Ya Bastads!!!

TPM Muckraker: Bushists studied Soviet, Chinese "interrogation" techniques for guidelines in 2002

G.O.P. Immigration Immolation

CIA Bars Plame From Publishing Materials It Released Publicly 15 Months Ago

What will the $592 million, 104-acre U.S. embassy compound in Iraq stand for?

Truly a psychotic MF.....(Froomkin)

Who has learned what from Watergate?

88% of Gulf residents have not reinforced their homes (hurricane season)

Timeline may show Gonzales obstructed probe

MSNBC "News VIPS" Poll: Rate the Morning Show Replacements

Most Idiotic Bumpersticker

roseanne barr wants rosie's vacant spot on "the view"

Dan Barlett's leaving the psycho's administration "to spend more time with his family."

AirTran sacks Michael Vick

WaPo - Bush Fears for Nation's Soul

I am sick of the f*cking Bush family.

Military Attorney Imprisoned For Upholding Constitution and Rule of Law at Guantanamo

Do any tax breaks or benefits help out single women with no children and no property?

Garrison Keillor supports this pig....

What Does An Army Prosecutor Do In Iraq? Tim Griffin Question

Whoops! Sen. Wayne Allard has to retract

Something last night on CSPAN pissed me off

Whatever happened to Iraq rapist/murderer Steven Green?

I like Link TV however

Come to Washington, DC on Tues, June 26, for a "Day of Action to Restore Law and Justice"

I love Randi Rhodes and She Is On C-SPAN NOW!

Vets Back Man in Trouble Over Protest (AP)

Make Your House Hurricane Proof (as seen on ABC's GMA)

Looks like it's "Morning Joe" — Scarborough favorite to get morning MSNBC slot

the Rush/Bush feud is great. "he (bush) is pissing off us that stood with him through thick and thi

White House follows new path to secrecy

U.S. Media Blows Coverage Of Bush’s Climate Speech, Needs Tutorial From International Press

Dear Cindy, I hope you saw this OPUS.

Freeper advises Cheneys how to deal with lesbian parents: SUE FOR CUSTODY

Monster Pig Photo was Fake

IAEA's ElBaradei: "New Crazies Want To Bomb Iran;" Rice: Cheney Doesn't Want To Bomb Iran

Does anyone have the Wizard of Oz pic with the house falling on the Wicked Witch of the East?

What I Don't Understand Re: TB Guy

Back From the Dead and Facing Life - Trial Recalls Horrors of the Klan

Schlozman Under Fire From Senate Over Effort To Squash Voter Suppression Probe

Bush Nominates Homophobic Surgeon General Who Wants To Cure Gays

Fixing Our Broken Food System

The TB guy does not have brown skin

3477 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

Hissyspit's Pick For Post Of The Day

Extremely Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Infected Plane Passenger Data Dump

I don't know if this has been pointed out or not.

"Obama Expresses Solidarity With Union" ...union hotel and casino workers

HOLY SHIT are you listening to Randi? Corruption is gasp...christian conservatives

Marines threaten to change Iraq vet's honorable discharge to dishonorable for anti-war activities

Kidney transplant TV show is a hoax

HEHE...local church is being investigated by the IRS..ABOUT DAMN TIME

Report: War Sympathy Payments Plunge - GAO Report Requested By Sen. Kennedy

Mark Morford: Is Lindsay Lohan The Antichrist?

Europe furious at US climate call

Presidental candidates are asking for protection for visits to Iraq...

Fort Lewis reconsiders consolidating memorial services

Libby Defense: didn't know Plame info classified, couldn't have knowingly violated Espionage Act

Celebrate 6-10-1953: John Edward's birthday

Thinking of buying a Saturn L100, but I worry about the future of the company

IAEA chief warns of "crazies" seeking Iran war

126 Americans Died in Iraq in May

Secret Service routinely destroyed Cheney's visitor logs

How important is a candidate's 'faith' when you vote?

A peacekeeper, healing the world; Rabbi Arthur Waskow is honored.

House stem cell measure to trigger veto fight.

Qualifications for any President

McClatchy: `Freedom to Marry' civil rights campaign uses photos of Jeb Bush, wife

The 60-storey house for just one family

The Media, Democratic Candidates, and the NIE

Iraq Bureau: A Look Through Square Windows

Singapore PM warns of China-US cold war

Pew Poll: 83% of Americans Now Think Interracial Dating is Okay

Tired of the friction?

George Allen's back, as leader of the PAC

Another troubled U.S. soldier

"Sex Blogger Files for Bankruptcy "

help...need links to Malloys show tonight for my puter..

Mea Culpa (long, but hopefully worthwhile)

I guess repubs don't like to be called unpatriotic by w. (peggy noonan on immigration bill)

US Embassy in Iraq Investigated for 'Labor Trafficking and Abuse' (i.e. Slavery)

I'll just say this and drop it like a rock.

Soldier says Army standing in way of kidney donation to mother

It's Night at the Improv with Tweety on Spitball...

What is going on concerning the directive...

Barry !!??!!1

Attn Normal Christian DUers

Thought Theater survey----Top Ten Reasons GOP Voters Prefer Fred Thompson

Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf of Mexico

U.S. Warship Launches Strike Against Suspected Al Qaeda Target in Somalia

Ill. students lose diplomas over cheers (and, it appears, race)

Schlozman Under Fire From Senate Over Effort To Squash Voter Suppression Probe

Alert for NJ DUers -- The Boss performing Pete Seeger songs on NJN momentarily

McClatchy Newspapers: Bush heads for Europe with heavy baggage

Venezuela's counter-revolution won't be televised... but it will be on YouTube

Does any DU'r drive near the US Capitol every day? If so, can you tell how old this picture is?

Leahy, Welch, on overseas trip, say Iraq war skewing Mideast priorities

The DC Segway Patrol.....

Email from my niece in Baghdad

Let's try THIS: Shrub has KEPT US SAFE!!1 from BORDER incursions!!1

Choosing a fast buck over help for veterans

PLEASE, BE MY FRIEND: Paul And Shaha's Breakup - A Reenactment (w' musical soundtrack)

Dr. Kevorkian, assisted suicide and all that stuff.

John Pilger's new feature film "The War on Democracy" has it's own myspace page

Children without sex is what the future holds, claims inventor of the Pill

Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf of Mexico.

Pelosi says Bush "in denial" on warming

Jeb Bush the poster child for Gay Marriage?!

Pro - Union Bills Are Veto Bait for Bush

Gas prices and foods/goods prices: Is gas driving the economy into the ground?

BBC: US warns over Chinese toothpaste

Korean schools to deploy robot chaperones

Gore calls Bush greenhouse summit plan 'smoke and mirrors'"

FREE!!! Vacation Bumper Stickers

Democrats Have Lost 2008 - Wonder if they know

VFW now supports Marine reservist’s freedom of speech

Most Expensive Homes In The U.S.

Alert: FDA Says Avoid Toothpaste Made in China (chemical found in anti-freeze found in tubes) Please sign their petition to your Senator: "GONZO MUST GO!"

My son's employer has asked all employees to get passports

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

TB patient demonstrates *'s utter failure once again

"Biden Scolds Dems on Fox Debates" SCREW YOU, JOE!

Congress to call on Asscroft to testify.

Does anyone have any info about DU member "Monkeyman" ?

O'Reilly Fears End to White Christian Male Power Structure

Fred Thompson: Another Beltway Bubba?

Randi Rhodes latest blog post is up at AAR

Radio Telescope from 'Contact' Under Threat from Budget Cuts

Court to reconsider dog mauling verdict

What Should The Anti-War Movement Do Now? - ANSWER Proposal For 1 MILLION-STRONG PROTEST In D.C.

Gore Calls Coal-to-Liquid Push in Congress a `Serious Mistake'

Wounds run deep for children of Iraq war

sony develops TV as thin as paper


Army reports shortage of training, personnel, and equipment in combat medical units

Valerie Plame & Publisher: CIA Sued for Being a Dick = Wonkette

If bu#h & co. Are Ever Held Accountable, What Would Be An Appropriate Punishment?

CNN wants to know: Should Katie Couric have stayed on the "Today" show?

Why doesn't Palast publish all the emails?

Michael Reagan: "Yes, they are dying, but they are doing such a fabulous job ..."

Why are Rove and Gonzo still in office? What strategy supports these Bush decisions?

Doesn't Carl Bernstein, of all people, have better things to do with his time?

"Verschärfte Vernehmung" (not for the squemish)

Thompson: "A lazy son of gun who would say at two in the afternoon, 'I'm done.'

What has Cheney got to hide?

What a load of crap! Note the dates; Feingold and Kerry were right.

Cadet Repudiates Cheney at West Point Ceremony

"Ecodefense" and corporate personhood -- a resource and response for:

"...a terrible crime has been committed." Bush/bLiar prosecuting! Robert Parry


Tim Griffin Resigns as US Attorney of Arkansas Following Conyers' Request For BBC Documents.

$150,000 Sound System Boasts Awesome Fidelity, Amplification

Wal-Mart Cuts Back Expansion: "Once invulnerable, Wal-Mart has begun to stumble..."


Ground Zero illnesses come back to haunt Giuliani

Defense Secretary, Top General Endorse 50-Year U.S. Presence In Iraq

Mayor casts doubt on TB patient's Greek wedding

Al Gore against any attempt to impeach Bush

Alert - Greg Palast will be on Randi after the half hour.

FDA says avoid toothpaste made in China - it may contain a poisonous chemical used in antifreeze

I don't really like the replacement for Olberman... The show just

Thursday's NJ Homeland Security nightmare, or how I almost got arrested

John Gibson shocked that TB guy was a white American, not a 3rd World person w/ "ooga booga" fever

Cadet Repudiates Cheney at West Point Ceremony

Mr. Gore: Impeachment Is About Citizens Becoming Involved in Democracy!

The level of discussion on DU is getting pretty sucky.

DU Presidential Primary Donation Tally (June 1): 21 donations, $1,025 raised. Kucinich leading!

I think if we let them, repubs would bring back slavery.

Peace to All Our Fallen Soldiers, and Their Families...

Should the media be legally allowed to offend or disrespect the president?

The Dreaded TB Patient

What about a workspace on DU to work on our own version of a platform

Scientists create new crop of genetically modified crops

Tax breaks for vegetarians?

POLL: Hugo Chavez once and for all.

"John Edwards Attacks Big Oil With Laser-Like Focus" --LINK

Rare Blood Cancer Hits 9/11 Responders

Gonzales sends teams of federal agents to Orlando, 4 other cities, to combat violence crime.

UH OH! Now there;s a "Measles Man" who flew around, too...

Military Discovers new Armored Vehicles can't Stop Newest Bombs; Spending Billions on them Anyway

Ms Sheehan -

I don't get it...

Como se dice? Como se llama? OBAMA! OBAMA! Barack Obama reggaeton

Is the economy tanking? Are there a lot of layoffs in you area?

Dobbs: NYT are ‘commies,’ ‘fascists’ for criticizing me

Freeper Science 101: Billions of Years of Climate Cycles on a 6,000 Year Old Earth

editorial in scientific journal Nature protests the use of "terrorism" charges...

Assault on Reason ... scared me

Impeachment is on the table......... and my answer to a call for money

Poppy breaks down slobbering again.

Central Florida radio station refuses to fire DJ for racist comment

"I got extended! I ain't ever coming home!"

A DU criminal investigation thread: Bush's White House Staff

Police Say Man Robbed Bank To Get Jail Healthcare

***DUzy Awards for week ending June 1, 2007***

Bush Looking To Pass The Buck On Iraq

Jobs and Gates together: body language analysis, anyone?

Close to a dozen members of both houses of Congress were in Israel this week.

What an inspiring story! High school elects transgendered prom queen!

Chavez and Broadcasting: Myths and Facts

Ex-Army chief seeks Iraq withdrawal: Timeline would "quell the... fighting"

Rice and Cheney fighting over attacking Iran?

St. Scooter of Felony

Home LED lighting is just around the corner!

The options: withdrawal from Iraq in one year or 50


Book TV Schedule: June 2nd - 4th

Ads tout lighter skin for romance, power and employment

Chairman Waxman Responds to WH -Fielding's May 18 Letter = Iraq Intelligence and Nuclear Evidence

Dem CONGRESS: Thorn in the side of GOP says he's just doing his job = WAXMAN

Leahy, Specter Press For Answers On Administration’s Domestic Spying Program

Hugo, please shut up. You're over. You just could NOT leave well enough alone, could you?

Rs COVER-UP Continues: Secret Service routinely destroyed Dick Cheney's visitor records

Temperature Check (So to Speak)

How Homosexuality Was Removed as a Mental Disorder by the American Psychiatric Association

Chavez "Venezuela has oil for 200 years" Greg Palast film

DEM CONGRESS: House Committee Reiterates Request for Documents Related to Plame-Wilson Disclosure

Dem CONGRESS: Waxman Questions White House Security Practices

Public Funds for Private Club?

Iraq Intelligence and Nuclear Evidence = Hearing with SoS Rice< Tenet and Hadley added now.

Thanks, Ron Paul!

What is the number 1 reason for the neo con's amazing success?

Numbers affliated with both major political parties decline

Sun Myung Moon front group in CT gets 80,000 in federal money

Fred Thompson's daughter is hot!

TB man never got married in Europe

Abramoff and Kark Rove Linked to Prosecution of Ex-Alabama Governor and Campaign Finances

Critics press Romney on immigration view (Boston Globe)

Live!Rude!Girl! : MySpace Race - Who's The Coolest Candidate?

One place where Obama and Elbows still meet

Hillary Clinton brings innovation agenda to Silicon Valley

The U.S. military is in the hands of crackpot commanders; see benefit of Korea model

On Howard Stern's show now:

I turn on Olbermann once in a while and listen to the hate spuuing it

Breaking: Democrats Acknowledge Existence of God!

One Place Where Obama Goes Elbow to Elbow

Source: Al Gore Opposes Impeaching Bush

A Back Door for Terrorists (By Richard Clarke)

look at this NY Times headline..

Ill. Ex-Gov. Ryan Loses Pension Appeal (AP)

I find it amusing watching Clinton, Obama, and Edwards partisans on this board

Randi Rhodes On Washington Journal 9 AM EST

Randi Rhodes of Air America - a MUST READ interview!

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton Announces Legislation to Create “Strategic Energy Fund” to Invest in

Turns out that Edwards, like Hillary, didn't read the 2002 NIE after all

Ok, DU. Let's strategize a bit for September.

What's happening with Jennings/Buchanan in Florida? Any Floridians know?

"They want to break down the white, Christian, male power structure" (VIDEO)

Could Tweety be any more of a numbskull?

Here's my proposal for what Dems should've done with the Iraq War Funding

Debating in Parallel Universes: Democrats debate health care, Republicans debate torture

Have you signed the petition to impeach Gonzo?

Conservative Catholics are preparing to Swift Boat Ghouliani

Young Democrats 2007 Spring Convention

Study finds media overplays religious conservatives

Bush and Cheney Break The Law AGAIN

Coffin Delays Clinton Fundraiser

Lying Ass GONZO is on C-Span talking to the ATF

Pelosi says Bush "in denial" on warming (Reuters)

Two Great Quotes By Democratic Presidents

Mohamed ElBaradei says risk of war because of "new crazies who say 'let's go and bomb Iran.' "

More Ethics Charges in Kentucky Gov't (AP)

Connecticut Post editorial slams Lieberman (CFL-CT) and Rep. Shays (R-CT)

Bush fools American press on climate change but not Europe

convince me to support Al Gore

Obama Gives Up Questionable Donation (AP)

Josh Marshall: "What am I missing?"

Rudy Attacks Hillary For -- Gasp! -- Wanting To "Go Back To The Nineties"

Should the show of religion/faith be a necessary part of the election process ?

Anti-crime teams sent to 4 more cities

Over Cigars, Schwarzenegger, Speaker Build Unlikely Bond

The Evils of Lesser Evil Voting

In a perfect World:

Hilary declares to Silicon Valley that she will work

Another hypocrite pro-life republican making nutty statements

John Stolz of contrasts John Kerry's visits to the troops with Joe Lieberman's

RNC faces donor falloff, fires solicitors

Senator Barack Obama speaks to union members, packed high school

It's not a quagmire, not a quagmire, not a quagmire... It's, it's...

AP: Iowa presents problems for Clinton

Media Matters: conservative religious leaders cited 3.8 times as often as progressives

POLL: Public Gives Clinton, Giuliani Best Odds of Winning Nominations

Obama on C Span Now

The Hillary Campaign clap: Clap hands stiffly while nodding head and smiling broadly

Who is this asshat on Tweety talking about "There's a Liberal

Democratic smear books beginning to come out of the woodwork

James Carvel and Bill O"liely are on C-SPAN now discussing

Is Fred Thompson too LAZY to get nominated?

Con on the phone with Malloy: Soldiers are in Iraq because it's a PC place to vent their urge

Consider the Dina Titus (NV gov, 2006) example in regard to Hillary's approval numbers

Fred Thompson has lymphoma AND he has 2 small children - should he run for office?

Obama: Electric in Las Vegas

An update from Barbara Boxer

Poll For People Who Support Someone Other Than Clark: Should He Run?

POLL and call for investigation of Oil Company Price-Gouging

Dumb Question: Why aren't the primary elections just held on the same day?

Does The "He's Lazy" Meme Provide Cover For His Illness?

Faith playing larger role in 2008 race

Hillary Clinton Touts Clean Coal

How many of our Dem candidates are serious about alternative energy?

Hello, My name is Up2Late and I'm political e-mail pack-rat (I need e-mail list advice)

New FL poll: Clinton 45% ,Obama 18%, Edwards 14%

Ed Koch, who endorsed Bush in 2004, supports HRC in 08'

Kucinich Undermines Black Voices, Supports Fox (HuffPo)

Media Gangs Up On John Edwards

Billy Graham Library Dedication - President George H.W. Bush wept

REVEALED: Bernstein's "Hillary" book reveals Sen. Clinton to be... a loyal and protective wife!

Who is waiting for Carter to enter the race?

Wow. This was stupid. Bet Clinton fired someone over this.

Giuliani: Worse than Bush (from Rolling Stone)

War in Iraq cannot be won: former army chief

Wes Clark plays field as '08 hopes fade: "I think about running every single day."

Memo: Rove's Ex-Aide Ralston Would Talk If Given Immunity

Venezuela and the Media: Fact and Fiction

Who else is waiting for Gore?


I got a call from democratic congressional is what I told them

Raging Caging: What the heck is vote caging, and why should we care?

American Dream Team: Draft Gore-Obama

Obama: Restore Environmental Regulations

Kucinich Healthcare Plan