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Archives: June 5, 2007

Before War, CIA Warned of Negative Outcomes

6 Solar technologies to power the world (

Energy bosses urge carbon markets - BBC

No Hell's Kitchen thread? Then this is it!! (WARNING - POSSIBLE SPOILERS)

magnet and steel

I am disappointed that this video was posted in GD first and not here

White Space Appreciation Thread

Hmmm, so, it's possible I've reached the end of the "whoring" phase

Since i am supossed to be up in 4 hours i should say good night

Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show (Episode 2)

Do you ever focus on the state of mind between consciousness and sleep?

Does anybody here know anything about post office exam results?

Words you hear every day

Feeling a little sick? A little under the weather? You probably have “Ooga Booga Fever”

Cheney jokes about telling Leahy to ‘f*ck yourself.’

Will Gore make a deal with Obama and Edwards if he gets in?

Somewhere out there, there's an old hair loss treatment ad with Glenn Beck

Do you think Obama spoke with Charisma and Confidence yesterday?

Video of Olbermann's Nexus of Politics & Terror is up on C&L

Experts cast doubt on credibility of JFK terror plot (AFP)

What do you guys think of "white strikes"?

Let's play a game!

Google is doing some covering for Fred Thompson

USA Today: Violent crime up again, more murders, robberies

New USA Today/Gallup Poll: Hillary 30%, Obama 29%

Glenn Beck speculated that Kucinich's wife must be under influence of "date rape drug"

Emily's List called me asking for money tonight. What's a Progressive to do?

Sen. Craig Thomas passes away

Where is everyone going tomorrow for news?

Carlyle Group Feeding Us Our Own Waste

Marines move to discharge protesting Iraq vet

Should adults be required by law to wear helmets when riding bicycles?

Fred Thompson and Reagan: Different Types of Mediocre Actors

My hubby's coworker got a ticket today for riding his bicycle without

Question about Wyoming Senate seat.

The best chance for Iraq is to bring American troops home by Barack Obama

Clinton question...

Note, tense, strained, worried smile on Hillary's face...

It is June the 5th. Let's take a moment to remember a great progressive who was shot on this day

The "inevitability" factor that permeates our party this year may not be a good thing.

Rep Jerry Lewis Retirement Report Off Base, Say Aides to Top House GOP Appropriator

Eugene Robinson: Fed-up Democrats won't let front-runners coast on Iraq

Congressional earmarks funded Cornerstone

Onward Christian Soldiers ( Blackwater)

Justice Department actions expected to draw congressional scrutiny

Analysis: Why Iraq Isn't Korea

For Italy, Iran's nuclear hopes carry high price


Hillary's Political Horror Story (the Iraq vote and what she could have known)

New law every 3 hours from Blair (

Experts cast doubt on credibility of JFK terror plot

NYT Editorial: An Unacceptable Nominee Leslie Southwick

Why Cuba Is Exporting Health Care to the U.S. (YES! magazine, via AlterNet)

Opposing Occupation (The Nation)

Amy Goodman: A Hypocritical Oath: Psychologists and Torture (Truthdig)

Are the Dems Losing Their Way? (by EJ Dionne for Truthdig)

The Madness Of Our King George Has Even Texas Friends Worried

Refugees Personify Iraq War

Poverty Should Be At The Top of Our National Agenda

. . . And Antiwar Voices By Eugene Robinson /WaPo

“It’s the Iraq war, stupid”

The Current Intersection (Reform, Or Kill, the Country)

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Pot Calling the Kettle Black (The Nation)

Bailing on Bush By Howard Kurtz /WaPo

"Demoncratic" Hillary thanks God.

Operation Deja Vu

Financing the Imperial Armed Forces- A Trillion Dollars and Nowhere to Go but Up

Michael Winship: Poor Little Rich Boys (and Girl)

Democratic Congressman William Jefferson Is Looking At International Graft Charges

Dupe, please delete.

Not a Joke (by Jane Smiley at HuffPost)

Life After Capitalism

G8: Watch What They Do, Not What They Say

Arab, Jewish Communities Share Peace Goals

Iraq: Yes, Rambo, you get to win this time

An Iran Puzzle--

Larry C. Johnson: Rightwing Nuts Stay Delusional on Plame

Dowd -- Friedman OP-ED'S ....

Dr. J.'s Commentary: What do the Democrats do Now?

Children yg as 4 w/be given 'happiness tests' at school (UK)

Economic Report: More Older Workers Keep Working, 25 Percent of Boomers Plan Never To Retire

Robert Parry: The New Assault on Al Gore

Impeachment For The Hell Of It

A Failed Experiment

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Lou Dobbs and Leprosy (The Nation)

How Does George Bush Sleep at Night?

Bush Scandals: It's the Politics, Stupid

Beyond Bush-What the world needs is an open, confident America

Wind to make 20 percent of power by 2030: advocates - Reuters

G8 must forge concrete climate change plan: Annan - Reuters

China closes down all polluting factories on Taihu lake - AFP

Mt. Everest Climate Crisis

Cape Wind Book Review

Is Big Business Buying Out the Environmental Movement?

Ethiopia welcomes the new millenium by planting trees (BBC)

Brain tumour link to pesticides (BBC)

Fishing 'destabilises Black Sea' (BBC)

US 'major illegal ivory importer' (BBC)

Pelosi backs state auto pollution rules - AP

EPA makes it harder to protect wetlands - AP

10% Of Small Australian Mining Town Already Dead From Asbestos - At Least Another 10% Will Die

Rural Communities Exploited by Nestlé for Your Bottled Water

Hundreds of millions to suffer from melting ice, UN warns - AFP

Nature - At Least Half Of All Terrestrial Bird Species Face Extinction Threat In Study's Worst-Case

Hamas, Fatah fighters clash near key Gaza crossing

IDF probes soldiers' use of Palestinian human shields

House of Representatives: Move US embassy to Jerusalem

Israel's army forgets 1967 lessons

25% of illegal building in W. Bank on Arab land

What If Israel Had Turned Back? Tom Segev

Justice minister to push through 'Intifada Law'

3 brothers go AWOL in Minnesota

Wyoming Sen. Thomas Dead at 74

Guantanamo war crimes trials screech to halt

Colombia frees rebel leader for peace effort

Pakistan Police Arrest 2 in Pearl Murder

Baghdad security plan hindered by unreliable Iraqi forces: US

GOP hopefuls get feisty on eve of debate


Burkle to Help WSJ Union Explore Options

Airpower bombing in Iraq twice as much in 2006

WP: Union Leader Says FEMA Is Trying to Oust Him

Machinists Union returning to work following brief strike

Mass Holocaust grave found in Ukraine

Indecency rule tossed by court; FCC curbs on broadcasts 'arbitrary and capricious'

NYT: A Top Clinton Aide Draws Criticism From Unions

Nassau Rejects Poet Nominee Over Words About War in Iraq

Indicted congressman steps down from House panel (Jefferson with link to indictment PDF)

Tornado watch/warning for: Spruce Grove Morinville Mayerthorpe Evansburg (Alberta Canada)

Car bomb near Iraq's Falluja kills 19: police

Court advisers lean to leniency in Libby's sentencing

Bush cites Russia's 'derailed' democratic reforms

Bush to Putin: 'The Cold War is Over'

China Warns U.S. May Set Off Arms Race

Slain soldier had become disillusioned

GOP: Bush Should Adopt Bipartisan Plan

U.S. needs Kyrgyz base to fight Taliban: Gates

House Democrats expand Abramoff probe

Ex-mayor of Waterbury, Conn., pleads no contest to more child sex; already serving 37 years

White House disagrees with Guantanamo trial ruling

Libby sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison

Former Ambassador Wilson says Rove also deserves justice

House Approves Speedy Jefferson Probe

Oman on alert as cyclone Gonu approaches (Cat 2/winds 102 mph now)

US soldier killed in southern Baghdad

CONYERS STATEMENT: He's 'Personally Offended' by 'Lackluster Apology' by Fox 'News'

Giuliani: Campaign sent article tying Mitt to a Mormon legend

Plot to destroy airport 'fantasy'

Female bomber stopped in suicide blast

Where Were the CDC Planes? (there may be more to this than TB guy

Massacres and paramilitary land seizures behind the biofuel revolution

4.2 million Iraqis are now displaced

Flight 93 Memorial Land in Dispute

al-Qaida: Captured U.S. Troops Killed

Kabul to trade Taliban commander's body for hostages

Obama Warns of 'Quiet Riot' Among Blacks

EBay Bans Cross-Border Ivory Sales

Texas lab finds pain medicine in pet food

Yep, too many years posting in GD can really affect one's attitude.

Who wants me to get pregnant?

Who's pregnant and wants you to get me?

Hey, gang — li'l help

"The Durex Handicap"- Derek And Clive (Peter Cook & Dudley Moore)

Good Night....See all of you on the flip side.......

Let's write a story, line by line

Man Makes Woman Fill His SUV With Gas during Robbery

Replace "heart" with "fart" in a song title

It's BACK!!!

I accidentally heard a Justin Timberwhatever song today....

I am now the Official Television Addicted Historian


Update on our server maintenance

anybody remember this guy?

Bookmark this thread for the next time DU is down

so who among you sat there pressing f5 over and over for a few hours today?

It was forty years ago today ...

Top 10 Bush bumper stickers. All 13 of them.

Johnny Cash: "Sunday Morning Coming Down"

Flash-free diet.

Having a construction area right behind your work window

The InsecuriTee™

Coolest youtube clip ever-harry belafonte sings with the muppets

Surprise! Disposable diaper in the washing machine!

LOLcat Thread!

A stadium rock mystery...

What's For Dinner Tonight?

this is what my parents did to me as a child:

How wild is your secret life?

DAMMIT! Don't EVER do that to me again!!

letter N

Damn.... my old roommate had a quadruple bypass

There's something I'm reluctant to tell DU

Woohooo! I don't need to go in tomorrow!

Is downloading a file from youtube possible?

really wrong place--delete

Looter Skibby

This may have been written about Nixon but it applies

Insert the phrase "all y'all go fuck yo'selves" in a song title

Okay, so I finally listened to/watched NIN's original version of "Hurt"

Well, DU is back, just in time for me

I got pulled over after standing in a red light district today

Who wants you to get me pregnant?

Supporters are describing Libby with words like "noble" and "integrity."

Congratulations TheMagistrate!! 45,000 posts

I have a 100 calorie bag of kettle corn popcorn

Hey everybody, DU's goin' down.....

Firefighters beaten by angry teens for holding up traffic

Honda is killing the Accord Hybrid

Holy GAWD - Just noticed the Neighbor's back yard. She was SUNBATHING today!

Don't Bother Answering To This Post

There's something I've been dying to sell DU

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 6/5/2007)

Anyone recall Joe Byrd and The Field Hippies? (calling Joe Fields)

What I learned on my summer vacation

I have an urge...

I got pulled over for running a red light today

I cannot get Pregnant Either

So this is what it looks like when talented comics and actors work together

Am I a copycat with my cat banner?

REO Speedwagon

Whats the 'latest' file sharing program?

You know something else I like about the lounge?

Does anyone have a deer chaser fountain?

How skeptical are you?

Trader Joe's simple, so satisfying

Have you seen any of these lately?

I can't get anybody pregnant.

For the WEEKEND: In honor of Cindy Sheehan..."The Burmese Harp" / Netflix Rental !

All this pregnancy talk made my fetus pregnant!

So this made me laugh today

So, as mentioned in the Canada forum - meetup in Vancouver June 15th

You know something else I like about the lungs?

I did my annual free credit report at

BLANK do it with BLANK


Yay, I'm pregnant! Now I can breastfeed!*

Yay, I'm not pregnant! Now I don't have to breastfeed!

The hide funyuns is my friend tonight n/t

Some Tuesday Night Questions From Dinger:

I'm getting married in Vermont on Saturday....give me some advice........

If you vote online for the All-Star team

I was pregnant....

Great! The film: 'Road House' is 'worst' movie ever


CRISS ANGEL: MINDFREAK - Season 3 debuts tonight on A&E

The hide function is my friend tonight. n/t

Southpawkicker dumped me.

I'm adopting a new kitty tonight! I get to pick her up at 7.

Anyone up for a little Hot Tuna lounge sandwich?

Evening blossoms - in your face dial up warning

Gah! Frankie needs his nails clipped...

Update on my sister and Lady's Great Northern March

ACK!!!! I did something horrible!!!

Southpawkicker thumped me.

Best all-time matcom moment?

Insert the phrase "Answer the goddamn telephone!" into any movie title

So what did we all do while DU was down?

I'd like to apologize for the dearth of innane polls and other postings lately

I'm pregnant! Who wants to make me?

HypnoQuestion of the day: "What's a virgin?" HypnoAnswer:

Email from my realtor. He wants to schedule A THIRD SHOWING!

I did something yesterday I have never done before...

My mom's period is 325 months late!

Off on a tangent

A preg ant.

Answer me this: Why is it that at my first game ever in Yankee Stadium, I got to sit in front of

One crazy dog, free to good home.

It took me two hours to assemble my cheap charcoal grill!

If my husband thinks he's taking a nap when he gets home, he is SO wrong!

the idea of conversion is said to be the union of the believer and the divine

Replace "love" with "drugs" in a song title

what type of ecosystem do you live in?

its real simple

I will never be pregnant....

Why do single men never think I'm flirting with them?

I cannot get pregnant

A question of life, the universe, and everything, if the answer really isn't 42.

There's something I've been dying to tell DU

Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend"... I LOVE this song...

Replace any word in a movie title with the word "contortionist"!

Best all time sitcom moment?

All this pregnancy talk made me pregnant!

In Tennessee, Goats Eat the ‘Vine That Ate the South’ (a Kudzu Story)

Every feel completely overwhelmed by someone's personality?

More vacation pics....dial-up warning!

The snide function is my friend tonight n/t

If you're downright disgusted and life ain't worth a dime...

words or phrases you'd like to hear more often

Pregnancy threads ain't funny if you wanna do it and can't manage it

Hawk attacking my cat... what should I do?

I can't explain this. I really can't. You have to see it for yourselves.

Loungers, are you ready to nuke iran if necessary?

Does anyone have the new Tori Amos Album?

My period is a week overdue....

Guy passenger in a delivery truck at 35th and 10th in NYC last Thursday: "Hey lady, how you doing?"

Hola, mis amigos

My 6000th post...

Help us stay organic, please.

"No One Goes Down Like the DU Lounge!"

Without cussing, name a dirty word that starts with "S".

What was the last place outside the U.S. you went to?

Good vibes needed for Mr. Bullwinkle925

Nominate A DUer For President:

Recommend a CD to any DUer and/or request a recommendation here

Let's Have a Picture Thread!

"pitchfork spherule counterproposal" - Let's collect insane titles of spam emails.

TRUMAD: How you feeling about the Trent Green trade?

Rags To Riches to enter Belmont


Take Part in Call-In Week for Employee Free Choice Act

Machinists Union returning to work following brief strike

Shuttle workers vote to strike & video

Labor Comes out in Support of House Bill 676 (Conyers' Single Payer Health Care Bill)

Day Of Action Supporting UAW Conn-Selmer Strike Set For June 17th


George w Bush master vote democrat in 2008...

(Humor) MISHEARD LYRICS - Pearl Jam - Yellow Ledbetter (Refers to Various Dems)

Save The Internet!

Letterman: Scooter visits the Graybar Hotel

Larry King: "Anderson Gets More Time With His Panel? And If So, Why?"

Whom is getting the Libby and wife threesome?

THE PALMETTO SCOOP: Scarborough's Imus moment ("Does Thompson’s Wife “Work the Pole”?)

Chuck Rocha, USW, AFL-CIO, on the Employee Free Choice Act

Workers' Voices - Migdalia Felicie Valdes & Smithfield Packing


The CFR controls American media

Keith Olbermann, "Countdown," "The Nexus of Politics and Terror," Part I

The Hope of America

Scooter Libby Meets His Cell Mate

The Second Debates (Gravel)

John Edwards - Georgia Jefferson-Jackson Dinner (complete)

Keith Olbermann, "Countdown," "The Nexus of Politics and Terror," Part II

Operation First Casualty - Santa Monica, CA

Senate Judiciary Commitee: Tuesday, June 5 -- US Attorney Testimony (Schlozman and Graves)

al-Qaida: Captured U.S. Troops Killed (and they blame Bush for their deaths)

The ultimate question of divided loyalties: if it was Dean v. Gore for the nomination in '08

Why Scooter Libby should not spend one day in jail.

Bernie Ward praising John Edwards -- streaming -- and taking callers

For Duers who have read the various threads re Chavez & RCTV

What is this?

Connecticut Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Bill, Goes To Govenor For Signature

I've had some NEW weird "bugs" today, that weren't reported. I think we to make need a list.

Conyers has to sue Fox News IMHO

JFK "terror plotters" used Google Earth - (Look for calls to curtail the internets)

Petraeus: ‘You have not even seen the start of real operations.’

vote caging story inching it's way into the MSM?

LIbby's sentence shouldnot be seen as a proxy for Bushco.

Bipartisan Group of Senators Call on President to Make Climate Change a Priority

MSNBC has achieved its NADIR

yahoo I needed a fix

I think a member of the Moran family works at Faux news

"Former US leader George Bush Has Arrived in Greece; Will Again Visit All-Male Monastery"


Leahy & Feinstein Question/Tussle With Schlozman On VOTER FRAUD

Joe Wilson: "As Americans, both Valerie and I are grateful that justice has been served"

Mr. Gore takes a blowtorch to the Bush administration in his book. (Bob Herbert)

Court decision may end Bush's special courts system (stupidly planned)

What if Iraq is NOT the greatest mistake Bush has made? (Boston Globe Editorial)

Michael Moore and Sicko is on Oprah now...

U.S. doubles air attacks in Iraq

Leahy reacts to Guantanamo dismissals

Military "Pussed Out," Says Anti-War Vet Kokesh

so Iran is years away from Nukes, NK can barely get a missle to go 100 miles

Gov. Howard Dean: "Americans Oppose A 50-Year War"

Cheney Lies To High School Kids

Suggestion for next DU upgrade, Mods take notice . . .

Remember, all politics are local

Timing and the Jefferson Indictment

Spike Lee to film follow up to Katrina doc: Director says ‘The story is not over.’

Cheney comments on Libby sentencing

Is it Wyoming state law that the dem gov has to choose a Republican?

"I call him Vladimir!"

Alaska Lawmakers: Khoring, Get Out (RESIGN!)

OFFICIAL Judiciary Hearing Thread #1

Joseph Wilson/Valerie Plame Statement On Scooter Libby Verdict: "Justice Has Been Served"

How Brooks County Texas "handles" illegal immigrant passage:

so, your denialist friend says, "No computer model can predict climate"

Indicted Jefferson To Drop His Only Committee Seat

Wolfowitz petitions judge on behalf of Libby, describes incident where he protected covert CIA agent

Fox Shows video of John Conyers behind story on Wiliam Jefferson

Has anyone isolated Scoots' 'throw him to the wolves' letters yet?

Caption the Gaping Maw.

Caption * and Pootie-Poot

OFFICIAL Judiciary Hearing #2

scooter will not serve a day

Libby to serve sentence in Gitmo!

U.S. embassy in Baghdad already being expanded

Better Living Thru Chemistry

Leahy To Schlozman: ‘You’re Trying To Break Gonzales’ Record’ Of Saying ‘I Don’t Recall’

Poll: For First Time, More Than Twice As Many Disapprove Of Bush

Libby's "tough" judge

DHS overflowing with political appointees

news of the weird: Jon Benet Ramsey's dad and natalee holloway's mother

House Hearing: Improving Credit Card Consumer Protection

Single-Payer Healthcare argument

Wilsons' Statement on Libby Sentencing:Joe on with Keith tonight

Fox Apologizes for Conyers/Jefferson Flub

Poll: Will Bush's Poll Number Ever Exceed 40% Again?

Happy Birthday, Bill Moyers!

Senator's death sees both parties eye Wyoming

OOPS, Self Delete/DUPE

flag day is june 14th

The Iraq war was 6-94 (Only 6 Senators bothered to read NIE briefing)

Why detainee trials got snagged over a word

First EVER Typhoon with hurricane-force winds to hit Oman (Jeff Masters)....

FYI; Michael Moore is on Oprah today, plugging 'Sicko':

Bush having a very, very bad time at G-8, pisses off Russia AND China

"SiCKO" ..... June 29 everywhere!

Want to tell a newspaper what Bush's prioritys should be?

At U.S. military hospitals, 'everybody is overworked'

Todd Graves Tells His Story

When did Obama become a Muslim?

James Carville wrote the Judge in support of Libby

The fools and liars that gush over Petraeus the "Savior"

30 months, 250K fine, 2 years probation.


We need a new forum for job seekers

Dems drafting bill that could derail CA's global warming law?!?

The reason so many of fear religion and politics mixing and so many don't

Rudy continuing Bush's fear play

Conyers Warns Bush To Expect A NEW Set Of Investigations If He Doesnt Act Against "Vultures" At G8

The perfect response to "Barack HUSSEIN Obama"

Could someone PLEASE help me! PLEASE! :( :( :(

Yet another raving nutter heard from

Corporate Aviation Clogging Up The Air Traffic Control System

*****official GOP debate thread?*******

God damn, these people are frustrating.

So, How Come The GOP Audience Gets To Applaud, But The Dem Audience Didn't?

Bush Getting Bored with Middle East; Trying to Restart Cold War with Russia

Dear Mr. Cooper,

Tucker Carlson and some lady feel so sorry for Scooter Libby

Anyone watching the GOP debate?

Live-blogging the Republican debate

If the United States doesn't want Iran to have nuclear weapons....

Damn! I forgot Michael Moore was on Oprah today...

Dean and Clark confirm they will be at YearlyKos

McCain and Brownback admit they never read the NIE

What questions will Wolfie ask the repugs to "raise their hands" for?

2 Republicans say never read NIE report

No thread about William Jefferson this morning?

(FRONTPAGE) The Independent - Blair and Bush: The Final Reckoning

If we watch Fred thompson on Law and Order instead of the Republican

*****official GOP debate thread 2*******

Scooter's thoughts post-sentencing .....(fill in the blank)

Is this the best Lloyd Grove, bottom-feeder, can do?


Univision (Spanish Network) invites Republics and Dems to debates

*****official GOP debate thread 3*******

How to identify an illegal alien:

Traveling Rutgers University Students Share their Views on Developments in Venezuela

Any other "Official Stephanie Miller Show " "Titled" People Here?


Debaters all have Reagan "Monkey Pox" (avoid Bush) - Flash animation here

Andrea Mitchell - "The Cuban-Americans in Miami........"

KO:Some of what we're working on for tonight...Joe Wilson

Message of Repuke debate: Nuke em all and let God sort em out

I found out the other day that my department has been outsourcing

House Democrats Expand Abramoff Probe

LOL.. that was a pretty funny debate moment

Rudy claims Ike and Nixon responsible for Man on the Moon

"Sen. McCain and Sen. Brownback Never Read Iraqi Report." Well duh!

*****official GOP debate thread 4*******

I'll Give Sam Brownback Credit...

Kirkuk Status May Hold Up Oil Law

Wilsons' Statement on Libby Sentencing-"Justice Has Been Served" - Now Hold Them All Accountable

Pardon Libby?

On KO, Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC analyst just ripped into

Curious. Just saw Ditech with a commercial on MSNBC saying

Guys, I got a job.!

Idiots McCain and Brownback didn't read Iraq NIE

The Hill’s got eyes: Medical marvel or makeup, new look turning heads

Tancred says he would not ask Bush to do anything after he leaves office

Update on our server maintenance

"Dr. Rice in the House", a "searing look at Condoleezza Rice" to be released

Global Warming Alert: Powerful Tropical Cyclone will hit Oman and UAE

Pentagon management ignores Marine requests for tech weapons

Gonzales Contradicts His Sworn Testimony About Bush’s Warrantless Spying Program

CHENEY On LIBBY-I Hope System Will Return Final Result Consistent With What We Know Of This Fine Man

Schlozman’s Inadvertent Confession: Any Group That Works With Minorities Is ‘Liberal’

Candy Crowley:

How electable will Hillary be in the general?

And we're back.

Well, the politics of fear remains alive and well in the Republican Party.

JFK "Mastermind" "captured" in a Brooklyn diner. BWAAAAA

Y'know, there's a germ of a movement in foreigncorrespondent's thread

If you want to see a Cinderella story

Dave Barry : Shooting carps in Wisconsin

G8+5: FEEL THE HEAT, ACT NOW! Sign petition to be delivered to G8 summit negotiators!!

Experts cast doubt on credibility of JFK terror plot

After all these years, which is it: Ear-rack, Eye-rack; Ear-rock, Eye-rock?

Tommy Thompson: I would send Bush out on a lecture circuit for American youths...


Over at the Chronicle, bitter republicans are lecturing us Democrats on corruption (Rep. Jefferson)

Bush to extend call for global democracy

Ted Kennedy, Joe Pitts, the Federal Family Education Loan Program, and another wacko LTTE!

(TOON) Steve Bell: Shrub and the Freem Agenda

Category 5 Cyclone (hurricane) Hitting Middle East Oil Producing Countries

*****official GOP debate thread 5*******

Obama warns of 'quiet riot' among blacks

Mitt Romney on CNN: Running for president is "a real thrill"...

First your dogs and cats, now your fish--recall news from Itchmo

More Americans finding debates are must-see TV

BUSH 43 - Pig Flies At Butcher Shop

Rove-protege Tim Griffin can’t find a job

Are the Republican debates always going to FOLLOW the Democrats?

CSPAN2: GOP Callers all going for Ron Paul

Does bu$h think that if he re-ignites the "COLD" war with Russia that it will stop global "WARMING?"

Wow! Almost all Repub Candidates would use Tactical Nukes

Bill Schneider Sucks up to McCain

Ex-Republican Mayor, Giordana, Pleads No Contest to more child sex

Tom "xenophobe" Tancredo

Ohmigod--I just realized something!

Kokesh and Peter Pace both engaged in political behavior. Only one's getting in trouble.

There's nothing like immigration to bring out the nativism and racism in Freeperland....

The Unitary King George - Homeland Security Presidential Directive: an Unconstitutional Bombshell...

Bush to Scooter

Mitt Romney just blamed other countries for taking profits in their own oil

Mitt Popeil: No evidence Gonzalez involved in wrongdoing.

Just found an old VCR tape I made in 2003. Colin Powell saying 20 billiion bucks

A Top Clinton Aide Draws Criticism From Unions

I tell off Dick Armey on health care.

oh mi god! On CNN - "I don't think that Guliani will get the nom and may be a third party"

FRONTLINE: News Wars (Part 1) (Repeat) on Tonight! Must See if you missed it the first time!

Help...looking for the funny bush does america sex parody video

Bu$hies Behaving Badly: Illustrated Guide to GOP Scandals

Ron Paul impresses the most, then Tancredo

Did anybody here vote for Congressman Jefferson in the 06' Election?

suppose Edwards is the only "top tier" candidate talking about poverty,

Great! The film: 'Road House' is 'worst' movie ever

Not all the letters regarding the Libby sentencing

Thousands flee as powerful cyclone bears down on Persian Gulf, unnerves oil markets

Judge blocks Texas town's immigrant law

About black-water

Another Mom And Pop Store Bites The Dust, Dim-Son Style

"If asked, I would be very willing to do whatever he requested of me...

New fish species found in Suriname (soon to be extinct from gold mining waste)

Republican debate recap in 2 words.

I'm watching a Kelsey Smith surveillance tape being shown during a ...

About this new cartoon coming out on Comedy Central... l'il bush

GOP Debate Summed Up In Three Words: Terror, Fear, God

Okies... If the hurricane hits the oil fields and whatnot tomarrow...

Of All The Things In The Debate Tonight, One Still Glares Out At Me More Than Anything Else:

Scooter Libby Love Letters

Hillary Looked Horrible Last Night....

H The GOP says they will give a $15,000 tax credit for insurance

Pew Research: 83% Of Americans Approve Of Interracial Dating

Homeless People Count

Trolling Anti-Evolutionists: Read this...

Right Wing Trolls posing as Students on DU

Bush-bashing dominates Republican debate

bye from a true blue

Letter from Howard Dean:

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

OH MY GOD! TDS Stewart said....


Why don't the Repug candidates just prop Reagan's body up and put him on stage?

Caption this * pic

Tuesday TOON updates: Telling the Truth edition

Can you explain why an obstruction charge does not carry the sentence of the crime obstructed?

On Libby: Fitz is a fanatic, the juries are all idiots, and the judge is a hanging judge

BWAHAHA - Yesterday I smacked down a RW'er

3 brothers go AWOL in Minnesota

Bush In Prague - Seriously Creepy ---pix--->>>

"Now we know what it takes for the Fed. Government to pay attention to a black guy from New Orleans"

On C-Span, Ted Poe, R-Texas, spouting off that all foreigners are invading

Did anyone watch Fred Thompson after the Rep debate?

What bugs you more, a Liberal or a Republican using faulty or lazy logic?

Dream Theater's "Prophets of War" Lyrics..

We interrupt this war torn world for a brief message - 2 kids and some kool aid

Bill O'Really will give money to the Vermont people who want to secede from the US

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) found in dog food

About now back in 1944 my father and my S.O.s father were about to change their lives forever

Does anyone remember the old Star Trek episode in which Kirk and Spock

Critique on the Debate

Earthquake in New Hampshire??

Tucker just showed a poll of lower income class non-white vs white women....

Message to Myth Romney: You could raise 250,000,000,000

McClatchy: NO Lawsuits Have Targeted States Whose Elections Were Managed Soley By Republicans

Shirley Phelps-Roper arrested for allowing son to step on flag

Democrats Fear a Wider Black Caucus-Pelosi Rift

To Rudy Giuliani and George W. Bush: We're not fooled by your "War on Terror"...

KO's Sweet 16: All the "Nexus of Politics and Terror" Incidents, Finally, In One Place

Testy McCain: "May I remind you that the Democrats are in the majority in both houses?"

BBC On This Day: Robert Kennedy injured in shooting

Houston talkshow host calls New Orleans evacuees "Katrina Debris"

Great new Pew Research Center polling on the issues covered by the Democratic candidates debate:

For Gore fans on DU - The Hope of America (video)

Down memory lane with Al Gore

More proof that the Democrat's decision to cave was a wise political move.

Wanna read what James Carville and Mary Matalin wrote in support of Scooter?

BUSH Derails Attempts To End Illegal Wiretapping By NOT Providing Docs

Texas School Officials Charged With Corruption

Another Reason Why New Yorkers Think Bloomberg Is SO Much Better Than Rudy!

So, how long before the next terror alert?

Perfect defining moment of CNN Repuke debate. Rudy/Abortion/Lightning Superstition.

So, is Gonzogate over? Is that part of the Dem cave-in?

Carville Wrote A Letter On Libby's Behalf To Judge Walton

DU this poll

What Are You Doing To Help Solve The Climate Crisis?

Without Running, Gore is in THIRD!!!!

Those dirty, filthy HIPPIES!

Rare cat 4 cyclone in Persian gulf

A War Worth Killing For. A Dream Worth Others Dying For.

why is it in the msm, that democrats "attack" each other, but repugs "scramble for recognition"

Two Years After Col. Westhusing's Controversial Suicide in Iraq -- Documents Emerge

New video from SF Impeach on the Beach, fyi

Conyers blasts Fox News for ‘apology.’

I quit! I want to be a Republican!

We met Al Gore tonight in Seattle

"Rudy Giuliani was a C-plus Mayor who has become an A-plus myth"

Why do you expect gay people to wait?

Anyone here know how you win an election?

Who, Me? - William Kristol (American Pimp), Right After The Libby Sentencing

George W. Bush's Legacy - simply told in 3 pictures...

What I did at Church on Sunday.....

An open letter to the Democratic leadership

Well, there you go, 'Bush and his administration are acting like Democrats'

Petraeus: ‘We Haven’t Started The Surge Yet’

Dem Prez Candidates Have SUPER First Spouses

Screenshot I took at the Republican debate

Breaking News: Iraqi Lawmakers Pass BINDING RESOLUTION That May Force End of Occupation This Year

Dems Crafting Bill That Could "WIPE OUT" California's Landmark Global Warming law? wtf?

If we elect John Edwards for President of the USA...

John Edwards' Childhood Home - "Middle Class"

watch this. it. trust me.


Lessons from a Candidate Who Sought to End Poverty

3,497 of our troops dead in W's war against the Iraqis

Juan Cole: Libby essentially functioning as an agent of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards

Another Long Summer

So, howcome Jefferson didn't make it out of the country with his cash?

Lionel on Air America this morning. WTF?

Rosanne on replacing Rosie on "The View"

The Last Days of the American Republic

Iraqis protest the Oil Law

Great responses!

You may have to help rescue Georgie!

If somebody doesn't step up, the Democrats will have squandered everything.

Libby' sentencing .....

Indulge a proud father for a moment if you will. - Dialup warning

would a war on poverty (named differently) be bad for the party?

RFK. We lost so much on 6/6/68

Caption Bob Shrum.

Czechs Wary of U.S. Missile System (AP)

Document former San Diego US attorney Carol Lam has given to the House Judiciary committee:

Edwards shines in debate/unveils new strategy

Obama/Romney '08

Bush declares cold war over (AP)

MSNBC Has Dennis Kucinich On Now And Kind Of Dissed Him With Their Promo......

Discontent over Iraq increasing, poll finds (WP)

NH Poll: Clinton increases lead post-debate; 45% say she won debate

Planes Circling

Crashcart Cheney or his "wife" for Senate in Wyoming?

undemocratic laws re: Senate vacancies and replacements

I'm really feeling shitty about Scooter getting 30 months .......

c'mon people, reccommend this other important thread, link for libby letters

rasmussen "strongly approve" down to 13%

Apologies, source is Drudge: NYT book review will trash hit-job Hillary bio by their own reporters

Putzman...a sanctimonious blowhard

Edwards aide: Edwards misspoke on reading the NIE report before voting on IWR

John Perkins, Economic Hitman, on DemocracyNow today

Libby's love letters (sent to the court -- one signed by James Carville)

Pay Taxes? Chances Are, You Subsidize Wal-Mart

Online campaigns work: Chiquita backs down!!!!

It's The Perfect Compromise Re: Scooter........

Odd ... this "campaign" sign doesn't have any obvious party affiliation ...

Was Craig Thomas the most invisible senator?

Senator Thomas is proof: we need to change the method of replacing Senators

Larry Flynt Busting Hypocrites

The New Credentials for Office - Blind Faith and Obedience

Does anyone else think Hillary and Obama look good together?


ACLU: Sign the Petition to Restore Our Rights

Radio Ownership Glass Ceiling Is Blocking Diverse On-Air Voices

Barack Obama Addressed the Hampton University Annual Ministers' Conference

Carlson & Geist are the Hilton & Richie of the chattering class.

IMHO, Nobody is going to pardon Libby

"His name is Vladimir ........

And the Democratic symbol is a jackass? Please caption

Barack Obama Warns of a Quiet Riot

Has anyone in the media mentioned the Libby/PNAC connection?

Can the religious left sway the '08 race?

I can persuade George Bush on climate change - Blair

What would a President Obama's foreign policy look like?

Did Rudy say what I thought he said?

Link: Letters from the Libby Sentencing ~~ both Pro and Con ~~ organized alphabetically

Ron Paul winning post-debate CNN poll, Giuliani the biggest dissapointment

GOP Debate - war was good! Saddam's fault! Anyone watching?

Draft House bill would ax California's new emissions laws

Somebody needs to ask Hillary where she stands on Scooter Libby

Someone needs to tell Wolf that Saddam did not deny inspectors or refuse to disclose sites

Bill Kristol's Double Standards (Booman Tribune)

I guess to FOX, all black Congressmen look alike - how pathetic!

Kucinich to Receive Statement on Prvatizing Iraqi Oil By Oil Workers Union

Principle poll--based on votes, not rhetoric,

What would a President Edwards foreign policy look like?

"President Bush won't be issuing any pardon for former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby..."

Is gonzogate History?

How long before Scooter is Pardoned....?

Are these the final days? *Mike Huckabee* slammed Bush** on Katrina!

So, will the pro-lifers call Guiliani a baby killer?

Has Anyone Ever Asked Hillary If She Smoked Pot?

Obama not afraid to 'shake the tree', speaks of 'Quiet Riot' Among Blacks

Hillary Surges in New Hampshire following debate

Hillary Vs. Labor (The Nation)

Dean and Clark keynote YearlyKos Netroots Convention

Kucinich blames NAFTA for illegal immigration

Has anyone brought up Hillary's Makaka moment? If they haven't,.... they will.

Who is getting the most money from insurance companies, drug companies, and doctors?

The Carville Matalins show respect for Libby, but highly disrespect Democrats.

Libby Letters...In one of the stranger letters, Mary Matalin and James Carville wrote...

Even if you are not a Hillary supporter

Georgia Democrats have their first announced candidate for Chambliss' Senate Seat

My Letter to US Senator Patty Murray (On Iraq Occupation)

E.J. Dionne gives Biden the respect he deserves

Hillary Surges in NH Post-Debate Poll

Carville attacks Dean, but defends Libby

Elizabeth Edwards likens John to Jesse Helms

RFK-Wes Clark Parallels