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Archives: July 17, 2007

Just another day in Iraq: 100 more fathers, mothers, sons and daughters killed

Smart on Terrorism

Harry Reid Finally Starts to Fight Smart (by John Nichols for The Nation)

Japan quake causes 9 deaths, nuke leak

Washington Mayor to Take Fight for Gun Law to Supreme Court

Type 1 diabetes gene found

Can I haz baby kitteh? Yez, I can.

How are you? babylonsister and Ruth. we want to know!

Beans: the musical fruit or good for the heart?

Help me decide what to buy this churlish couple

If I had twins, I would name them

Blah, blahblah, blah, blahblahblah, blah blah!

I just watched "The Life of Brian."

Is there an Adoption forum or group on the site? Or should I post questions

I had a debate over if inches exist.

I keep coming back to this... The Pepcon rocket fuel depot explosions.

Crap I missed the first segment of Bill Maher on Leno

"Inherent Contempt" Explained: Olbermann with Constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley

Nice Move, Sen Reid. But, let us give them a hundred sleepless nights

Eliz Edwards about Bush and homeless (katrinia)

Shocking. In Lawless Post Katrina, Companies Preying on workers.

Listen to the mustn'ts

N.M. college doors open for undocumented

where/how did the Catholic Church get all that money ?

John McCain attempting to increase his likability with a bold statement of refreshing honesty.

did anyone get the multiclass lawsuit info because of Ameriquest?

Who the fuck is Asbury Park Press and why do they have my

Senator Ben Nelson on the Colbert Report

Ok I'm behind single payer health care now

I genuinely feel for Congressman Ron Paul.

Cheney -- with advice from Hollywood - attempts to revitalize his image

Bad answer to a good question

Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Buchenwald camp

White Judge, White Jury, White Prosecutor, Black Youth

Wendy Vitter deserves the life she is leading.

'Christians' disrupt abortion provider's church service

Dim Bulbs of Bias - RW'ers attack fluorescent light bulbs

UNICEF: Children in Iraq are worse off now than they were before the war

Can you imagine if No Child Left Behind was applied to Iraq?

Clinton Shuns Fox Debates but, Pockets Murdoch's Money

Yes, I believe in affirmative action, and yes it is time for a President of color.

Bush's July Surprise for Iraq

Arming former insurgents is a really bad idea, but what else can we do?

Brave new world of Iranian nuclear cooperation

Money and Politics - E.J. Dionne Jr.

NYT: Islamic Creationist and a Book Sent Round the World

The Corporate Way in the USA!!!

Bush Government to Poor Voters: We Don't Want You to Vote (AlterNet)


Bill Scher: Reid’s Bold Move

Research, Develop, and Sell, Sell, Sell: Pt. 2 in a Series on the Politics and PR of Cervical Cancer

Pentagon starts spin unit to target talk radio, bloggers

Just another day in Iraq (The Independent, London)

Are Christian conservatives trying to Swift-boat Mitt Romney in the service of Fred Thompson?

"They Ran Out of People to Kill"

Argentina: Where Workers Run the Factories (The Nation)

Dave Lindorff: Feingold Turns to Dross

Michael Moore newsletter

George Bush and Lindsey Graham Push the Power of the President and Generals Over People and Troops

Why Liberals are More Dangerous than Terrorists

"Moore's 'Sicko' Rings Close to Home for This Reporter"

LAT: Protecting Mahony was church's "cardinal" objective

Deconstructing the Benchmarks (The Nation)

The U.S. lags other countries in assuring opportunity for everyone; we should demand bold changes

Larry C Johnson: Deep Shiite, We’ve Driven Off the Cliff

Every Picture Tells a Story

Some Silicon Valley Companies Are Beginning to Sour on India

Crist confounds, astounds

Degradation and manhandling: Document reveals US interrogation techniques

Katrina vanden Heuvel: The Dark Force

Marjorie Cohn: Reining In an Out-of-Control Executive

Impeach Now Or Face the End of Constitutional Democracy

Sen. Reid: Great First Step on Filibuster--But Make it a Commitment, Not a One Night Stand

David Vitter: Party Pooper (by Chris Kelly at HuffPost)

Say What's On Your Mind; It Might Help Right the System

Cuba accuses US of flouting exit visa deal

Bill Scher: Two years ago, the Group of 14 pledged to "prevent filibusters." Where are they now?

A New Clinical Diagnosis: Political Suppression of Sexuality Syndrome

Bob Novak: "Hey, at Least We're White Guys!" (by John Ridley for HuffPost)


Amy Goodman: Two Races, Two Systems of Justice in Louisiana

Exit Strategies

Inside Bush's "Surge" Diary: Slip-Slidin' Away

The Surgeon General's Commissars (The Nation)

Steve Casey: "Double standards regarding sexual morality wrong."

Eric Margolis: Fib Factory Running Full Tilt

Don't Fence in the Web! (by John Nichols for The Nation)

Robert Fisk: TE Lawrence had it right about Iraq

MAUREEN DOWD: Hey, W! Bin Laden (Still) Determined to Strike in U.S.

Making Murder Respectable / Harper's Magazine / Scott Horton

Does Tom Friedman Have A Clue About China? No. (by Jonathan Tasini at HuffPost)

Elliot D. Cohen: This Summer, Will America Officially Become A Totalitarian State?

Neocons on a Cruise: What Conservatives Say When They Think We Aren't Listening

Two interesting snippets from the Daily Mail's Ephraim Hardcastle's column:

"The Ratchet Effect" in Politics

Why Milk Costs More Than Gas (The Nation)

This Summer, Will America Officially Become A Totalitarian State?

Valuing the commons: Congestion pricing's hidden payoff

Restoring rural roots

Journal entry Sept. 12, 2017...

From Huffington Post: Raymond Learsy and gas rationing

Barney Frank Urges Zoellick To Release World Bank Pollution Death Estimates For China - Reuters

(NYC) Albany Rebuffs City Traffic Plan - NYT

Scientists Predict Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone Will Hit 8,500 Square Miles This Year - MSNBC

disgraceful CNN story

Flooding Drives March Of Mice In Central China - Eyewitnesses Describe Hills, Roads Black W. Rodents

Scientists Confirm - Invasive Mitten Crabs Now Reproducing In Chesapeake Bay - Baltimore Sun

Ethanol Boom May Increase Pollution Pressure On Chesapeake Bay, Study Warns - WP

Howard's New Climate Plan Just More Election-Year Greenwash, Says Greenpeace

'Green' Wal-Mart: an Oxymoron?

Earthquake was stronger than reactors were designed for

Making McMansion Owners Pay (

Turkish PM defends gas deal with Iran - AFP

Aletsch Glacier - Largest In Alps - 80% Gone By 2100 - CSM

GM plans two very different plug-in electric vehicles

Matt Simmons - Start To Prepare For 40 - 60 Million Barrels/Day, Not 120 - Rigzone

Some creatures great and small -- and disappearing (CNN)

NYT: Glaciers in Retreat

Help...Need some websites or action groups that are trying to improve fuel mileage

Barclay's - Except In ME, Global Light Oil Production Already In Decline - Lloyd's List

"The majority of consumers really don't care all that much about the environment."

We could generate 100 times the amount of energy we use now from garbage...

Weigh in... with the nuclear power straw poll!

AFL-CIO’s Pride At Work Calls For Legal Same Sex Marriage in N.J.

Good Samaritan receives outpouring from community, gets bills paid

Gunmen kill 29 Iraqi villagers - security official

Congressional Inquiry Urged in Prosecution of Ex-Governor

Brave new world of Iranian nuclear cooperation

Crist confounds, astounds

Car bomb near Iranian embassy in Baghdad leaves 8 casualties

Fugitive bomber is caught napping. Found in Quincy (Mass.) after year on run

Nuke Waste Drums Tipped in Japan Quake

US Ready For Talks With Iran Over Iraqi Security Situation

House Dems want Rumsfeld, generals to testify in Tillman case

Dow Jones crosses 14,000 mark

AP Poll: GOP Pick Is 'None of the Above'

Terror threat against U.S. said serious

Pentagon approves disputed Iraq costs

Haitian former rebel leader wanted on drug charges

Panel Recommends Suspending British MP (George Galloway)

Mascot for Hamas TV Show Is a Mouse No More

Cuba accuses US of flouting exit visa deal

Police Attack Oaxaca Guelaguetza

Mexico fugitive alleges official corruption

Largest Iraq contract rife with errors (KBR bills $110m for services on shut down bases)

Japanese nuclear reactor under-designed for earthquake?

Letter: Add-on armor too heavy for new vehicles

Degradation and manhandling: Document reveals US interrogation techniques


Special Passes to enter and leave capital (Baghdad)

US July homebuilder sentiment at 16-year low -NAHB (1991 hmmmm)

USA: UNHCR welcomes House resolution on Colombian displacement (humanitarian crisis)

Al Qaeda May Use Iraqi Network To Attack Homeland, Report Says

US to freeze assets of those threatening Iraq's stability

Schumer: FAA chief should go

Australia to introduce carbon trading

Russia condemns UK expulsions

(NO) Levee improvements bring flood of suspicion

US Army starts stress program but lacks resources

AP Poll: GOP Pick is, "None of the Above"

Al-Sadr Bloc Ends Boycott of Parliament

Report: Al-Qaeda may use Iraqi network to attack U.S.

Aussies troops 'not helping Iraq surge'

Armored-car repair business is booming in Baghdad

Baghdad residents: Anxious, weary over U.S. withdrawal

Experts: Unclassified Report 'Pure Pablum,' Hides Truth

Oaxaca Government Armed Forces Use Violence to Prevent the People's Use of the Guelaguetza Auditoriu


Plane carrying at least 150 crashes in São Paulo

Writers, studios clash as Hollywood labor talks get underway

Million-dollar prize offered for soldier 'power pack' (Lighten Load)

Wholesale inflation declines in U.S. while industrial production rebounds

FDA Spending Millions on Bonuses

Virginia phone service provider SunRocket suddenly closes

Plane crashes at São Paulo airport

MSNBC's Keith Olbermann to moderate AFL-CIO presidential forum in Chicago on Aug 7.

Ailing Ground Zero Workers File Suit

Microsoft patents the mother of all adware systems

Mass Graves Dug to Deal with Death Toll

AP Poll: GOP Pick Is 'None of the Above' (1/4 Repub. Unwilling to Back Giuliani, Thompson, Romney)

Senators: Prison terms for U.S. agents excessive

U.S., India make another stab at nuclear deal

India protests Haneef jailing

New Study on Workers’ Drinking, Illicit Drug Use Says Whites Do More of Both than Blacks

Lawmakers decry FDA plans to close labs

Abstinence Education Faces Uncertain Future

Iranian official defends energy deal with Turkey, says U.S. should not meddle

In Mississippi, Ruling Is Seen as Racial Split (Open Primary System)

TB Patient Has Surgery to Remove Part of Lung

Dow Jones firings predicted under Murdoch

Critics Slam Intel Chair's Secrecy Over Bribery Report

Veterans Affairs Chief Nicholson Resigns

Soldier who got parents' OK to enlist at 17 killed in Iraq

Bush to Blame for Stronger Al-Qaeda, His Critics Say

Bush critics receive additional charge in criminal case

Pace declares `sea change' in Iraq

Gunman in Capitol shooting identified (32 y/o, lived with parents, "not well")

U.S. military urged to revise tarnished "brand"

Bernanke, goaded by Congress, steps up banking regulation

Bush Aides See Failure in Fight with Al Qaeda in Pakistan

Shell pipeline on fire in Nigeria after protests

Iranian State-Run Television Shows Footage of 2 Detained Iranian-Americans

Libya lifts death sentences on medics in HIV case

2007: First or Second Hottest Year on Record So Far

US House passes $31.6-bil 2008 energy and water spending bill

U.S. to crack down on terror bankrolls (new executive order)

Harriet Miers rejects subpoena compliance deadline, shakes off 'contempt' threats

Oaxaca state vows violent protests will not stop Mexican folk festival

Microsoft announces PhD fellowship programme awards in India

Report: Plane carrying 170 crashes in São Paulo

Suicide attacker kills 12 in Pakistan

(Atlanta Falcons quarterback) Vick indicted in dogfighting case

Bolivia's Evo Morales to Nationalize Railroads, El Diario Says

FBI: Iraqis Being Smuggled Across the Rio Grande

Court case may yet prove that - in Colombia - crime can pay

Medical Supply Chain Decries US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' Investigation of General Electric

Legend of Zelda Series... Does anyone out there believe...

My dog burped. Vibes please.

Vibrator exploded. Vibes please. Thanks.

Getcher flamebait here

Anybody Up...

Any Spanish speakers willing to help me out a little?

Four die when driver loses race with train

John Lennon's Glasses Expected To Fetch $1.5 Million At Auction

Man Attacks Girlfriend With Hot Slice Of Pizza

Happy Birthday, Phoebe Snow!

Man Calls 911 Because He Is Surrounded By Police

Rock with image of Elvis to be sold on ebay

Tomorrow it is 6 years that my dad died

I'm feeling very vulnerable...good vibes needed. Thanks.

It's a 'Doors' day!

What gives you joy and what are you grateful for?

Strippers Return To Golf Course

Man Locked Girlfriend's 6 Year Old Son In Clothes Dryer

Did Anyone Watch the Victoria Beckham Special Last Night?

Anyone know where I can buy a Region 2 dvd player?

MLB All-Star Game Prostitution Sting Nets 131 Arrests

For those who might not venture over into GD-land - great artwork by dicksteele

Holy Shit! I Just Realized, Its My Wife's Birthday

My company was accused of cheating. Hahaha!

Scott Baio Mistook Corduroy Couch For Erin Moran's Vagina - Made Love To It

"Eyewitness Accounts" vs "Your Lyin' Eyes"

Weird Question: Has anyone else noticed the rising number of people with stomach ailments?

I look out toward the western Colorado sky every morning...

Family Home Sold At Auction Over $1.63 Overdue Tax Bill

Sad visit with my grandmother

Don't forget Lounge . . .

I'm stunned that nobody has gone for the obvious copycat waiting to happen

Pink Floyd ~ Obscured By Clouds

Hey, where's ohiosmith? I can't enjoy my chicken pot pie tomorrow

"Man Calls 911 to Save Him From Police"

Survey: 1 in 12 U.S. workers using drugs in the past month - are you one of them??

It's a 'Dooms' day!

I had a debate over if Inchworm exists.

So did ya ever want something so bad that it hurts?

Men of a certain physiological characteristic, I have a question for you...

Any IRS and/or real estate/mortgage cognoscenti here?

Really severe weather in VA last night. And guess what?

United Ladies (and some gentlemen): Where would you pump these nudes?

What's your favorite meal to stay in for?

Wanna see a VERY young Glen Ford, Lloyd Bridges, Hugh Beaumont?

What's your favorite meal to go out for?

Gay People in the Lounge: Is it a task for you?

Fucking hell.

Three lucky bastards

How to get your beer cold in 20 seconds

OMG! The house I grew up in is up for sale and on

mmmm..... echidnas are tasty

Best Stewie moment ever

How to get your woman cold in 20 seconds (copycat)

Does Smithwicks have crack in it?

Women of the Lounge: Do you find it increasingly harder to multitask?

I have my first golf lesson today

Sailing through Panama Canal from Pacific to Atlantic: West to East or E to W???

I hate my pets

I just watched "The Life of Brain."

Ricky Martin to do anti-trafficking PSAs . (Will Rush listen?)

Post a pic of you performing a task to please your partner

Hey, LaraMN. You better lock Jack up.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 7/17/07)

The man, the legend, the codpiece - Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson

I have a task I need done, well, maybe not a task, but you know...

Would it be wrong for me to sculpt

New games and betas?

This is a drive-by post

I forgot to buy milk.

The cat is batting me with his paws. He occasionally mews.

Tip-Too Much-Just Right

Rugby player had tooth in forehead for three months

Men AND women of the lounge: Isn't it better to multitask?

Task vs. No Task

Man Tries To Shoot Auto Mechanic Over $2,300 Repair Bill

Mmmmm ... mushroom recipes needed.

Mandy Patinkin leaving "Criminal Minds"

Electric bill received. First month of full time Air Conditioning.

Please help me find this.

My friend called me this morning, totally embarrassed.

Ice Cream Party

Today's Awwwwwwwwl

Anyone seen the movie "If Only"?

I just made ginormous cinnamon rolls.

I just put $6.66 on my check card

Thru years of research I have discovered this MUST be the dumbest person ever (LTTE on recycling)

Sign Language Mistaken For Obscene Jesture - Sparks Brawl, Shots Fired

I have terrorist kitties

Heidy-Ho . . .

Hey, Musicians - especially you classically trained ones - you are NOT creative!

Men of the lounge: Is it a task or not?

Ooh, I nailed this woman in the grocery store -- so proud of myself! LOL

I have my first flog lesson today

Auto mechanics -- Honda minivan question

Why is little lord pissy pants such a poopy head?

Women of the Lounge: Is it a task or not?

Three Weeks, Three Days and Four Hours Since I've Smoked a Hamster - Some Thoughts

Mr MANative's 50th b-day is 2 weeks away..HELP!!!!

Ladies (and some gentlemen): Would you wear these United Nude pumps?

Would it be wrong

Why are People's Feet getting so big??

Andy Dick truly is a dick

Incredible pix: Stormchaser site. "We're in ur cloudz, makin u run"

Has all the pressure got you down? (yea, a youtube post)

Attention poker fans

Did anyone else watch "CSA: Confederate States of America" on IFC last night

Never seen one of these before on the NWS website. Local Area Emergency...

Watch this and TRY not to laugh.

Goodnight, loungers

DU Fantasy Football League - NOTE - First league dissolved.. read on

Oh waaaaaaah, just waaaah

By the name of the Lounge Lizard Gods, I DEMAND YOU TO POST TIMMEH pictures!

Why I am ashamed to be a liberal

Arrrrgh!!!!! My neighbor is using his leaf blower again!! The noise

shit. my new lawyer is a hottie.

Boy, this sums up the fundies...

Arrrrgh!!!!! My neighbor is using his left hooker again!! The noise

Greyhound (Bus) bites family

Tuesday Questions

Attention Roker fans...

Theme: Kid's movies... if they were directed by an emo director (pic heavy)

500-pound man rescued after river ordeal

Slash fiction fans: Are the Batman stories better off without Robin?

What buried treasure lies in your music collection? Albums you've never listened to, but owned for

self delete

Lounge Movie Game: Guess the Film from the Scene Description II

MLB Question: How the hell do they track weather?

Ladies (and some gentlemen): Would you wear these United pumps nude?

Cool! A real transformer!

The recipe calls to cook the pizza for 18 minutes at 425 degrees F....

Talented Amateur Creates Animations on Request:

I'm stuck on the Graham Coxon song "That's when I reached for my revolver"

Say something enthusiastic about Acer computers. Lie as necessary.

How Jim Morrison Died

Hmmm ... so what's Homer's underwear hiding?

Voting Confession

Big Mac vs Big Man

It's official, the lump was just a cyst.

someone start a picture thread

Which is better: A nice slooow withdrawl, or pull out fast?


Oh my God. My headline is now THE headline on DU!

See me, feel me, touch me, heal me...

The Great Fruit Vote

w00t!! My Dad is *home*!!!

Do you find it increasingly harder to multitask?

New Condom Tastes like Wine In Tests

woohoo, i may have a job!

I have my first clog lesson today

Bought the Time magazine today at the airport

I missed last evening's "Hell's Kitchen" . . .

I'm getting demolished! On the internet anyway...

Fundies ridicule Stone Age beliefs with no sense of irony.

35 bucks? 50 bucks? so you can turn me down? screw you.

When relaxing, what do you do more of?

Sadaharu Oh is the Home Run Champion. 868 Home Runs.

6 years of my life did NOT go up in smoke! (Happy Dance)

HI DU!!!! I'm back!!! Miss me??? even realize I was gone???

Who would you rather see squeal like a pig?

Super Troopers 2 on hold...

HELP...I need to get a B-Day present for my wife

I'm going to have the cornflake breaded chilean sea bass at the Olive Garden.

Why is this country so freaking LARGE?

The Kiss

You guys are missing one funny ass thread in GD

Is it OK to scream at certain movies?

I'm getting published! On the internet, anyway...

In honor of Orrex, create the next line to the limerick

I read 300 pages off a book last night.

Reason 1453 why National League baseball is better that the AL...

Help! I don't know my wife's birthday.

with all this talk of an up or down vote...

My first gig. In 10 years. And I'm having a bipolar episode. Ask me anything.

I'm getting demolished but I'm on the internet anyway

Can I get a shout out tonight for myself and the wife - 9 years ago today

The only time that Andy Dick has ever been funnny...

I'm at your dotter's weding, hasing expenssiv hairdoo.

Want to piss off some idiots?

So apparently my aunt thinks I'm gay.

What. A. Bitch. (Big Brother 8 thread; spoilers likely)

Just back from the latest Harry Potter extravaganza

I'm all out of red vodka a safe choice?

Hi there!!! How are you???

Biggest CSI Badass

Which brand of diapers does Senator David Vitter (Republican) prefer?

Is there such a thing as Geriatric Benadryl?

My cat was spooked at something in my room.

I posted in GD about the catch 22 of legalizing pot for recreational use

OMG The dark green storms have started! :scared:


I heard a rumor that this year's Moody Blues tour will have some songs they haven't done in a while

Lets confirm sarcastically the repukes biggest fears

A depressing thought I had this weekend

New Condom Wins In Taste Tests

Three Weeks, Three Days and Four Hours Since I've Smoked a Cigarette - Some Thoughts

Paging booksmith Retrolounge

Who was John Galt?

Fundies ridicule New Age beliefs with no sense of irony.

Driving Lessons

Trying to find out the name of a book about a Louisiana publisher (written by a DUer).

Southerners...are y'all as sick of the afternoon thunderstorms as I am?

Post your favorite zucchini recipes!

Divorced People: Advice for Singles?

Batman fans: Are the stories better off without Robin?

Best pasta shape

Audubon's "Shade grown coffee" is the best!!!!!!!!!

Can I just vent about scrapbooking for a minute?

Michael Vick Indicted by Federal Grand Jury for his role in Dog-Fighting

Singer Bobby Brown Says He Is Target Of Osama Bin Laden

I've completely become THAT owner!

Posting Harry Potter Spoilers Would Be Mean, Wouldn't It?

Things not to say to someone who's lost a lot of weight...

Has anyone here read "The Executioner's Song" (or seen the movie)?

Am i the only young person left on DU?

What good stories do you know that have been made into miserable movies?

NOT KIDDING-"Posh" Beckham already has a reality show on NBC primetime

Help with an internet/phone harasser/hacker

Question for Prius owners

One bedrooms rent for $1,300 in my LA neighborhood. How about you?

Whoa, Wikipedia has a huge list of famous confirmed or suspected bipolars.

Well I just got shitty news from the doctor.

Who gets your vote for best MLB player ever?

Philly, NJ: my shore appearances this weekend!

Picture Thread for Ava: please post your pics here :)

A limerick for Senator Vitter

GAO wants better data on deployments

How to tell the differences between the forces...

Today in labor history 7-17

Boeing's offshoring risks U.S. jobs, defense, union expert says

Progressive States at NCSL in Boston

BGH, Teamsters wrap up talks

Golf tournament helps local kids in BEAUMONT, TX

Lewis Black-Hunting With Dick Cheney

Olbermann 7-16-07:Bush has run out of fall guys.

Condi Rice Freaks out

Heart Like Water by Joshua Clark (retelling of Katrina hitting New Orleans and the aftermath)

Reid tells Republicans they'll have to filibuster

Bob Menendez on the Levin-Reed Amendment

The Road to One America - Canton, Mississippi

New Romney ad, is it an ad for the candidate, the environment, or erectile dysfunction treatment?

IVAW Members Present Flag to Rep. Hoyer's Chief of Staff

Tucker Filibusters the Nuclear Option

Rev. Lennox Yearwood: "I Can't Sleep at Night!"

Ed Schultz rips the surge and calls for impeachment

The Senate's All Night Session

Adam Kokesh: "I fell for that B.S.!"

President, Dearest

World Water Crisis

Cindy Sheehan talks to Tweety on Hardball

Just for the record - Bush -Truly not concerned about bin Laden!

IRAQ: Traumatised Iraqi children suffer psychological damage

Sen. Reed: White House Blocking Petraeus From Pursuing ‘New Direction’ In Iraq

The mother of all conspiracy theories! Evil from outer space.

John Lennon's glasses up for sale

U.S. Ally Blamed For Iraq Suicide Attacks

Calling all scientists!

Man challenges interpretation of welfare law

Mother responds to letter of son's killer

Toiletry donations temporarily on hold

Now that Scaife seems to be abandoning *, any bets on when Hannity will ?

New Iraqi resistance tactic, hand delivered thermal bombs.

Did Anyone see Bill Mather on Jay Leno tonight?

When did FReepers become the anti-abortion discussion board?

The line in the sand

Oh, grand. U.S. commanders sensing "some new horror" in Iraq, "Tet offensive"

USA Today Op/Ed: Pentagon Dithering Turned U.S. Forces Into Sitting Ducks

3617 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

Bombings kill more than 80 in Iraq

How are you? babylonsister and Ruth. we want to know!

When I was young, it seemed that life was so wonderful,

Frank Rich, Paul Krugman fans: Bernie's gonna read/discuss their columns.

Bernie Ward: Tweety 's vacationing at the Bohemian Grove

Father ... put girls in trunk

Administration Ignores Treaties? - Antigua attorney speaks ... WTO case

Impeachment...waste of time?

"Roughly half of Republican senators whisper privately that they have given up on Iraq..."

Veterans For Peace Join September 15 March On D.C.

ABC News is like FOX lite

Romney Spends It Faster Than He Gets It

Just asking..... about the marathon all-nighter in the senate

Should I feel like less of a man just because I wear diapers with hookers?

The psychology of pervert repubs & their constant blathering about family values.

Bush Gov't Trying To Keep Poor Voters From Voting

Will the next terror attack help or hurt the GOP?

Cordova pastor could face more sex charges

NeoCons are stumped on their own board re: PNAC...

Former Baptist minister accused of sexual misconduct faces judge

Does the Bush Administration Support the Troops? Yes, Like a Noose Supports a Hanging Man!

Ex-priest agrees to avoid children to avoid retrial

Local Victim Finds Hope In L.A. Archdiocese Case

County Investigators Make Arrest In SC Murder Case

Cardinal ignores role in scandal, says attorney in sex-abuse case

Death after Taser use shocks kin

Episcopal pries sentenced to 210 years for sexually assaulting boys as young as six

Single Payer Question

Russ Feingold 1999 Statement on Clinton Impeachment --Check it out!

Bush's "Kitchen Cabinet" consists of just Cheney and his allies

The biggest reason I come here is to learn, so bear with me - I have a question.

"Al Qaeda Better Positioned to Strike the West," title of new threat assessment

AP Poll: GOP Pick Is 'None of the Above'

So Dow Jones sells out to Fox News. Another one bites the dust.

Military families, vets, retirees: Some help here?

Voting For Leaders

K-Street Strikes Back: Journalism Industry Exposed!

Wiccan Warriors discussion of the Bill of Rights...6th Amendment

John McCain and Joe Lieberman to meet with organization that wants to bring about the Apocalypse

Surgeon General Nominee Dodges Senator's Questions on Birth Control, Claims Ignorance on Sex Educati

Almost two-thirds of contracts questioned by auditors allowed by Pentagon

It wasn't much but it sure makes me feel good, the email that is I just sent to cnn

Plan Iraq - Permanent Occupation

What is the difference between "Decider" and "Dictator"

On a scale of 1 to 10, how scary is the idea of Rupert Murdoch owning Dow Jones?

looking for a slideshow our preacher showed in church. GI's helping Iraqi kids

Iraq GI: "I challenge the president ride alongside me"

Cspan 3 House hearing on Food Safety and the FDA on now.

Please review my LTTE on Bush and the generals

Will "Vitter" become associated with a certain action such as

Even watching Joe Scarborough is better than CNN these days.

Anyone else hearing this BS on CNN right now?

Glenn Greenwald: The Politico sewer

Isn't it fun trying to guess what the maniacs are about to do?

Scaife-Owned Newspaper Calls for Iraq Troop Withdrawal -- Questions Bush's 'Mental Stability'

Another dinosaur falls into the tar pit of progress...Cincy Post folds.

"Eyewitness Accounts" vs "Your Lyin' Eyes"

West Hollywood Becomes 1st So. Cal. city to call for IMPEACHMENT of Bush & Cheney

New book alert! Neck Deep: The Disastrous Presidency of George W. Bush

AP Poll: GOP pick is 'none of the above'

could the terra-terra-terra be any more transparent?

Pastors for Peace blog updated.


The GOP Demanded An "Up or Down Vote" on Hack Rethug Judges, Why Won't They Give One to Save Our GIs

Government administrator seeks more funds, more personnel

Kennedy on fire in Senate

President, Dearest

USAToday: KBR charged $110 million to service bases that had been shut down

When do the proceedings begin? (Senate Filibuster Filibuster)

Delusional David Brooks Enters Bush’s ‘Universe,’ Walks Away Entranced By *'s ‘Self-Confidence’

20.5M Decisions to Classify Documents in one year

NBC plans "Green Is Universal" week of environmental story lines for all prime-time shows

CHENEY: "We Must Restore Some Balance" Between Congress & White House"

Bush Government to Poor Voters: We Don't Want You to Vote

"None of the Above" has surged into the lead in the new GOP primary poll out from AP/Ipsos

Vitter's wife: for most other couples this would be a private matter..

Are you watching the Judiciary hearing on the boarder patrol agents

Health care - who should be denied?

Everyone 'should donate organs,' England's chief medical officer says.

Franken Beats Coleman in Second Quarter Fundraising

Maj. Gen. In Iraq: "We're Concerned About Tet Offensive Affecting Debate In Washington"

The Bush Politcal End-times....

Drink everytime the WH spokeswoman says "homeland"

Breaking News Vitter Caught Again With Diaper Down

Senator Denies [additional] Prostitution Allegations

Just Like We Suspected: Iraq Pullout Debate in Senate; Pace Says Iraq Good; NIE Says Terror Imminent

Dodd speaking on the floor now

Is there Dem Strategy involved in the Lieberman "License to Bomb Iran Amendment?" ...97-0 Vote?

Harming Civilians is a War Crime

Fran Tonwsend wins the Tony Snowjob Obnoxious Award

Why hasn't davey vitter entered Rehab waving a bible yet?

Is America AFRAID of it's own elected officials?

Is Hillary Clinton The Caroline Reynolds Of 2008? Discuss With Ref. To Mena ARK.

Large explosion in Islamabad, least 4 dead

McCain on Senate Floor ---lots of security of US talk-think he is winding down-

The worse it gets for Bush, expect more TERROR.

Kennedy up on CSPAN2 defending the Levin-Reed amendment; I

Timing the next terror attack.

McCain on the floor...

For God's Sake. CNN: Peter Pace is going to walk thru the streets of Ramadi

Florida DCF mistake proved fatal for 15 year old girl.

"I didn't do it, but if I did...

Declassification of NIE by Cheney a Fearmongering Countermove to Democrats All-Nighter

Sorry to defend David Brooks, but I have to. Think Progress ignores a subtlety in his column.

Everyone 'should donate organs' (BBC article)

Hot of the AP Wire...TERRA TERRA TERRA! Coming up after the break.

Saturday 491 people got sick off food in Chicago

I Am Sending Pelosi A Copy Of The Constitution

The Choices Are Not Good, But Impeachment Is the Best Option Now

Law of Unintended Consequences: Ethanol feeds Dead Zone

IMPORTANT...Please sign...The Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act ...

Please post Vitter quotes here re: Clinton Impeachment

"Keeping Up With the Wangs" - who said we were exploiting them?

Harassing the hippos: A courting ritual?

Arlen Specter has weaseled in a filibuster asking for 15 minutes

Tell the Senate We Need More Than Talk

From Mr. Waxman: Politicization of the WH Office of National Drug Control Policy

Veteran affairs secy. jim nicholson steps down...breaking


Today is the day, either Harriot Meiers shows up or Congress does something.

Richard Clarke: It's hard not to draw the conclusion that going to Iraq has created a further threat

Why we need to keep talking about Vitter-Hypocrisy issue aside

Freeway Blogger: "Senator Reid - Please Do Your Job" (Think He saw this sign?)

The Bush administration: Lowering Expectations for the next generations

BREAKING: New Iraq National Intelligence Estimate Released

Explosion at chemical plant in Valley Center Kansas - Evacuating Town (I worked there 20 years ago)

Posted without comment...

what's up with: Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard?

John McCain said no American would pick lettuce for $50/hr. How about $1,000/wk?

Other/Undecided leads the GOP field

A new National Intelligence Estimate will be released today at 11am EST

OH NO HE DIDN'T: Mitt "Dog/GITMO Torturer Tough" Romney spent $150 on MAKEUP!

Nuclear Option Conservatives Embrace Permanent Filibuster For A Permanent Occupation

(Don) Young Shells Out for Lawyers

250,000 bullets for every 'rebel' killed

Perspective. Over 500,000 people die of cancer a year. Terrorism

A whispered warning regarding Medicare cutbacks ***important***

If you're interested...military service records for the US House by Party

FDA Bonuses Spending to Draw Scrutiny

"Couple May Lose Home Over $1.63 Tax Bill"

"Arizona Rep. Renzi Low on Campaign Funds"

David Brooks Loves Bush: "His Self-Confidence Is The Most Remarkable Feature"

Of these three morning "news" programs, which is worst?

What's the deal with the HuffingtonPost?

"Food-Labeling Effort Gains New Momentum"

I guess Franny is laying out what the Repug plan is...

Police Attack Oaxaca Guelaguetza

All this Vitter business has gotten me thinking

"Please Throw Away Trash to Minimize Roadside Bombs"

Anyone know if more theaters are planning to show "Sicko"? F911 got a lot more play than

Will We Demand Exit Polling For The '08 Election?

I know Iraq is important but what about everything else?

Taxpayers Paying BIG BUCKS So These Assholes Can VIOLENTLY TORTURE!

Limbaugh attacks Joe Wilson calls him a "pimple on a pig's butt"

Helen Thomas: New Press Room, Same Old Answers? "I would still like to know why we are in Iraq."

NIE Confirms Iraq War Has Endangered the U.S. and Increased World Terrorism. CAN WE IMPEACH NOW?

Why We Have A Poor Educational System

Al Qaeda may use Iraq operatives to attack U.S.

GOP Struggles With McCain's Florida Campaign Co-Chair's Oral Sex Bust, Vitter's Diaper Fetish

Why is one day old news not Latest Breaking?

U.S. rents Pakistani army for $100 million a month.

16 year old British girl loses fight to wear chastity-inspired "silver ring thing"

Coryn: We are ready to vote anytime instead of our senate slumber party

Can we have 1 thread for the debate today...

Sen. Durbin very eloquent in his summation

Another head's up for Yellowstone wolves:

My grandfather went broke because of medical bills just before he died

Caption this pic

The Iraqi "tet" will happen like this...

Cool new video blog FYI

I have a question for those of you who oppose impeachment

IT'S A MIRACLE!!! Iraq has SUDDENLY gotten MUCH BETTER in the past 24 hours!!! Praise Jesus!!!

Is it just me?

I know Iraq is important but what about everything else?

NBC asking GOPer candidates if it is okay to rerun Law and Order over summer

Iraq’s ambassador to the U.S: September is “too soon” to judge the "surge"

Olbermann to host AFL-CIO presidential forum

Hi, I'm Fran Townsend

Is it just me or does this headline seem tounge-in-cheek?

Live report from Baghdad at 3:30 eastern on The Guy James Show

Reid’s Bold Move

The Best and Only True Weapon Against Global Warming and Dependence on Foreign Oil: CONSERVATION

Probate question

Veterans Affairs Chief Resigns

Senate Voted "Ay" on Stupid, toothless Cornyn "Sense of Senate" Bill

Please read, powerful essay about 2003 Cornell suicide.

Photo: Immigrants Rally In Lou Dobbs Masks

Kerry: More than 60 senators support change of course in Iraq

My dream ticket: Edwards/Obama

Atrios's Wanker of the Day: Anne "Hamlet" Applebaum

More Than 130 National Events Target Republican Senators on Iraq Filibuster

Reid about to read a letter that he sent McConnell this morning

Vitter's Wikipedia bio has NO diaper-fetish references!

So when does miers time run out? Thursday? nt

"My Friends The Republicans"

Is nuclear energy a solution to global warming?

Olberman to host AFL/CIO Presidental Forum in Chicago

Impeachment: "What have you done for me lately?"

RADICAL FRINGE TOON - Tues 7/17... half-glassed

"Confidential memo" from the Minnesota Republican Party that is the basis of CREW's FEC complaint

Harry Reid on the sen. Floor

Iraq GI: "I challange the ride alongside me".

caption Fran...

Senate is back!

Video: What Teachers Make - Taylor Mali

What is "flat HTML"?

Landrieu introduces amendment to capture or kill Bin Laden

Police excuse angry computer user for outburst

Cheney invited to testify about politicizing Interior Dept.

Durbin: Senate all-nighter "no great sacrifice"

Unfortunately, I have to agree with Bill Maher

I can't find any news. Has Harriet shown up?

O'Reilly's pissed! An anonymous poster at Daily Kos called the Pope a "primate"!

WashPost reader asks Bill Kristol: "why should anyone pay attention to you"

Shoot First -- Ask Questions (Much) Later?

Trent Lott is bawling about a modicum of

KBR( Halliburton) tried to charge $110 million for bases that no longer exist in Iraq...

Scarborough and his bald headed buddy are at it again...

Some of you have it ALL WRONG on Vitter

McCain Refutes Lotts main talking point

Conyers, Judiciary Members Ask AG for Documents, Information on Alabama’s Siegelman Case ...

My Congress Rep on MSNBC now

Sen. Siplin Ordered To Pay Fine In Controversial Football-Game Traffic Incident

Peace on earth, just as soon as we win this war

If Iraq is left until Patreaus' September progress report, it will be:

Lamest most obvious propaganda ever: NIE says al-Qaeda will uses its "contacts" in Iraq to attack US

Reid Writes To McConnell: Drop Filibuster For "The Sake Of Our Troops"

Just as long as we're clear

Dow at 14,000.

News alert: There are U.S. soldiers fighting in Iraq

Jesus with a Kung-Fu grip? Wal-Mart to sell Bible action figures....

Two of my favorite people are at the top of the Greatest Page today.

Senate? If we can't get 60 for Cloture, How We Goona Get 67 to Overide Bush's Veto

Will Lindsey Graham eat humble pie tonight?

Senate All-Nighter: Is There Any Front Page Coverage of This Story?

Bush White House stonewalls on Pat Tillman documents

Murdoch purchase of the WSJ is a truly scary thing

The pentagon possess more land in the United States than South Carolina

* and Speaker of the House Pelosi (trying her best to explain something to him?) - pics

Open Letter to FDA:Why Monsanto's rBGH Needs to Be Banned

'Here is the difference. Conservatives believe in Morality even though some of us are going to fall.

I'm so scared

Funny, back in Feb., Bush told everybody (AEI) that everything was great in Afghanistan.

As the debate goes on about the War - A tribute to our soldiers on the ground (heavy pics)

Puke politician minds and the way they feel about Transgression...

did i just hear bush say, "aL queda's on the run"

"George Bush is losing the war on terror"

John Edwards, Cindy Sheehan coming up on Hardball. nt

Now for your comedy pleasure: (hey, take a break for a sec, you earned it!)

No link yet .... but Burbank Airport is being evacuated.

Sen. Trent Lott : “Filibustering is wrong. It’s not supportable under the Constitution.

Listening to McCain, it occurred to me-

Tell the executive in charge at SIRIUS that you're patriotic too, dammit.

WOW!! I can hardly wait until the first shipment arrives

DU ROCKS! Impeachment question #1 most wanted question for next D Presidential Debate (CNN)

DU ROCKS! Impeachment question #1 most wanted question for next D Presidential Debate (CNN)

Help Moore, help America, with Health Care for America Campaign

I have a problem about the Plame case

...but then there's Kristol clear

The Senate Pajama Party - help a Canadian understand?

Any word on miers? we are inside the 10 minute window. nt

Hearing to Scrutinize Lax Gov't Security Contractor

White House "Stonewalling" on Pat Tillman Documents

John McCain ... the human meadow muffin

Someone on "Planet Hiltron" really "got" Ann Coulter

Romey pays $150 per session for make-up artist. Bet they stop talking about price of hair cuts now!

Oversight Committee Announces Hearing on The Tillman Fratricide: What the Leadership of the DoD Knew

WAXMAN Calls Ex-Rove Aide Taylor BACK To Capital Hill For Deposition Next Week

Where did all the money for the MRAPs go?

Harriett Miers' X boyfriend is in legal trouble in Texas

Hagel Given Time From Democrats To Speak In Support Of Bill

John Edwards and Cindy Sheehan coming up on Tweety

Ray McGoven: July 14, 2003--an ill-starred date in the history of the occupation

Is there a correlation between kinky Republican sex scandals and the current al-Qaeda threat level?

"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win"

To us ole watergate veterans, doesn't it feel like about mid-june of '74

Both Sides in Iraq Debate Seize On New Intelligence Assessment

Senator Byrd on CSPAN 2 now talking about Byrd/Clinton Amendment.

Senator Vitter attends Senate GOP luncheon, receives round of applause

Baghdad residents: Anxious, weary over U.S. withdrawal


Whatever happened to the "War Czar" (Douglas Lute)??

What will Iraq's new name be when we leave?

So ..... I'm guessing Harriet's a no-show today, huh?

3618 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

Deadline passes for Harriet Miers

I just checked out currency exchange rates, as I do from time to time...YIKES!

When does Vitter srtand for re-election?

Ted Kennedy will be on Rachel Maddow's show today to talk about

Does anyone have a "destroyed vehicle" count for Iraq?


One more fly in my ointment...

Have there been any posts from poster Joe for Clark lately?

Palfrey speaks: Vitter went by "David on C Street." More prominent names to come.


Tycoon to donate £1bn {$2bn} to charity (BBC)

VA Secretary Resigns After Record Of Neglecting Veterans

Tweety is running a "Make Your Own Campaign Ad" contest.

This just in from Patrick Leahy - help restore Habeas Corpus!

so does the Judiciary Cmte now have to vote on contempt of Congress charges?

Parole board grants Davis 90-day stay of execution

"this is about killing terrorism in the world"

McCain on the Senate floor: Iraq's oil is very important to the American people

barbara boxer on cspan now! Iraq debate

Official Late Night Senate Iraq War debate thread

Americans See Liberal Media Bias on TV News

West Hollywood CA Town Council Passes Impeachment Resolution

Chuck Hagel (R) just announced his support for Levin/Reed on the senate floor tune in!

Larry C Johnson : Deep Shiite, We've Driven Off the Cliff

Sen. Vitter has a love child?!-Wonkette

"They'll follow us home." I got the strategy!!

John Nichols: Harry Reid Finally Starts to Fight Smart

some Repukes are still using "Cut and Run"

"I believe these questions are inappropriate and are designed to suppress our investigations..."

Good Point Randi on Conyers

I propose a new Senate debate drinking game rule

I don't want to start another "I hate Republicans" thread, but......

Rough night at Bohemian Grove? Schuster in for 'Crisp' Matthews. n/t

We're All Gonna Die (redux, in honor of the new NIE)

It's not 130 degrees in Baghdad... why can't the WH Press

We need debate in Congress like they have in Parliment

Send a message via Give 'em Hell Harry

Let's re-elect Senator David "Diaperhead" Vitter! What will his new campaign slogan be?

Reid: Let The Party Begin-"Republicans Will Need To Choose-Protect Bush or Protect Troops"

How Jim Morrison Died

Counter-Filibuster to End the War

Ugh! Reed-Levin is NOT A TOTAL SUDDEN TROOP PULLOUT! It is Not Failure! Not Defeat!

Are all votes in the House simple majority?

Barbara Boxer is on the floor now!

{UK} Wealth gap 'widest in 40 years' (BBC)

Soldier who got parents' OK to enlist at 17 killed in Iraq - What was he 12 when this started?

Bush A.K.A The Decider: "Al Qaida Is Strong Today, But They're Not Nearly As Strong As Before 9/11"

Longtime Bush suck Jim Nicholson abruptly resigns as VA Secretary leaving the VA in shambles

108 Iraq experts call for oil law change

KO news from a union e-mail I just got...

Keith Olbermann will be moderating the AFL-CIO Presidential Candidates Forum

Okey dokey so the Al Qaeda spin isn't working so now

Were there not enough Anglos on the plane for CNN and Fox to cover it


What's different?

How many members does Al Qaida have? 1000? 10000?

Some interesting takes on this blog I saw

Congress Expert: Wingers Wrong, Reid's Force-A-Filibuster Plan Not In Trouble

Russian Army Chief Warns Poles: If You Want U.S. Shield, Buy Gas Masks

Open Letter to the National Democratic Leadership-2008 elections are the distraction-not impeachment

Pentagon urged not to use ability to degrade GPS signals

We'll never beat the repigs at this filibuster thing.

After you think that Reid will go nuclear?

What kind of blowback can we expect a year from today?

McClatchy: U.S. won't provide this year's quota of visas to Cubans

More Than 130 National Events Target Republican Senators on Iraq Filibuster

On PACS, lobbyists, bundling, and big money.

Which do you believe is the biggest crime and lie perpetrated on the American people?

Lawmakers say FDA lab closure plan is risky for consumers (>half their labs)

So is the purpose of the 30 hours of debate/filibuster procedure rules, and cloture in general, to

Larry C Johnson: Bush Dropping the Ball on Al Qaeda

The strategy behind ignoring subpoenas...

*** Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #1 ***

A client of mine who does work in Darfur sent me this information

If I were a Dem Senator, I'd keep repeating "up or down vote"

Pakistan welcomes "check" President

Why is it that the rethug base can kill the immigration bill and the dem base cannot end the war?

Littman: Only One Person Can Stop W: His Father

OK, blame W for Iraq. I blame his grandpa for WWII

White House Plays Down Mideast Meeting, Says It Is Not `a Big Peace Conference'

McCain looks lost on the senate floor...

July 22, 2007 - The Twentieth Anniversary of the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act

Modesto Couple Living In Filth, Arrested (7 dogs, mini-horse, and child living in house)

No Quorum Present - Time To See If Harry Gives 'Em Hell

Olbermann Pledges That Every Time He Criticizes Bush, He Will Criticize Clinton

"None of the Above" leads all GOP candidates :) ! :-) !!

The Dems should read the names of the soldiers and how they were killed for the filibuster


E-MAIL from July 16: Cindy Sheehan's March from Texas to Arrive in D.C. on July 23

*** Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #2 ***

Caption Wendy and David

Feingold coming up in the Senate. He's the next Dem on the docket.

Update: Vote To Get Sgt. At Arms To Force Missing Senators To Chamber - 44-46

Patrick Fitzgerald to appear on NPR'S "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!"

Cheney pushes Bush to act on Iran.

Vitter's statement: he refuses to "Buy Louisiana," brags about getting his salsa from NYC

Has an administration ever refused to comply with a subpoena?

Don't tune out Keith just because he's not there!

*** Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #3 ***

DU Vocabeleary wurd foor taday

UGH...No Keith again tonight.

excellent article

So is that it for the senate debate tonight?


Plane crash in Sao Paulo, 176 aboard . . .

Has anyone done a head count of votes on the Levin-Reed amendment?

Couple fights loss of home over $1.63

Are men weak if they cry?

Senator Lieberman: Master of Word Economy.

***Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #6 ***

Hey...if we have a 'recommend" Feature why not a "boo hiss" feature too

Jackpine's National Intelligence Estimate--

"Animal Liberation Front" - a terrorist group that concerns the Intelligence Community.

FIGHTING FOR AIR -- The Battle to control America's Media

Senator Alexander: the majority must bow to the will of the minority

CIA Officers Angry At Rummy BLEW THE WHISTLE On Prisons In Europe

Major plane crash in Brazil

“I’m pleased to say that I am not an expert in prostitution law,”Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)

Michael Vick indicted on dog fighting charges

We HAVE to attack Iran! Don't you see?

Should people choose to be organ donors?

DAMN CNN TO HELL: Calling Reid's strategy "Political Theater"/"Grandstanding"

Silent surge in contractor 'armies'

Waxman calls Sarah Taylor back to Capitol Hill

*** Official Senate Filibuster Thread #4 ***

*** Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #5 ***

Hey, Joe! Go fuck yourself.

Violence Against Women Act: Amnesty International Asks us to Urge Congress to Support Full Funding

More charges being filed against Neo-Nazi leader

Media REFUSES to say "Republican Filibuster"

We Are Now Witnessing The Utter Self-Inflicted Destruction Of A Member Of A Party Of One !!!


Huh... Dixie Chicks "Not Ready Make Nice" Used As Music In Promo For New TNT Show 'Saving Grace'

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA): "This is not a stunt. This is an exercise in reality."



whow. Sen Landreu is really going a great job. she says Bush does not read

Do any old timers here have any stories about what happened when Medicare came along?

MSNBC want's you to predict: When will all U.S. troops leave Iraq?

*** Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #6 ***

Senator Alexander: the war is a choo-choo train

Photos from the Cindy Sheehan afternoon rally in Alabama last week

Metal Cots, Takeout Pizza and a Long Night of Recriminations

Watching Lieberman...what does he mean by "success in Iraq"?


Joe is a space alien automaton baby-eating robot with a white rat protruding from the back of his

Don't let them make you wear plaid.

3619 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

NFL star indicted over dog fighting

Why Doesn't Holy Joe Just Declare Himself a Republican

Andrew Sullivan: Bush Reassured Mary Cheney He Tolerates Her Orientation (Well, Told Dick To Do It)


He said IRAN

Woman Shoots Cop With Taser at His Home

Until the situation of the Iraqi Refugees is dealt with...

would someone please educate lieberman and the rest of the republicans

Texas has a new Tom DeLay: Senator John Cornyn. And we have a great netroots challenger!

Does Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick deserve to still play in the NFL?

Lieberman: "The Surge Has Succeeded"

Cots available for Baghdad embassy personnel who wish to sleep there for security reasons..

Gonzales Should Return Bush's Loyalty By Resigning - FAUX NEWS

At the end of this filibuster

Come on Hillary and Barack .....

Call your Senators, tell them to bring up the Abramoff-Octagon1 email

Joe's strategy is to put the rest of the senate to sleep...

*** Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #7 ***

Page xvii of the Iraq Study Group Report

So the repukes want to wait until Sept...

To address Joe's point of the troops talking to the Iraqis

'I Am the Mother of the Driver' - Troops Families Angry-React to ABC Footage

How George W Bush lost the war in Iraq and killed the republican party

Bush STILL At It-New Executive Order Freezes Assets

Dave Lindorff: Bill Moyers Puts Impeachment On the Media Table

HOT OFF THE PRESS: Lieberman speech transcript available in print!

ABC goes ‘Inside the Surge.’

Action Alert - Sen. Durbin Urges Calls To Wavering Senators ("All-Nighter" Call Sheet)

Come and see the show! It's Rock and Roll!

This Should Be Really Interesting... For I Believe That Susan Collins...

Simple Question: Is There Anybody Here That Will Be Brave Enough To Defend Senator Lieberman ???

I'm going to purchase a copy of Hustler magazine tomorrow

Was Lieberman speaking on Repub time?

Novak blames women 'who are viscious' to Chimpy

Help need some websites or action groups who are trying improve Cafe standards

Robert Parry: If the Democrats Want to Win...

Be afraid: Al-Qaida plots new attacks on U.S. soil. Really, be afraid...

I know it's not PC or anything ... but I just can't help it

My internet service just conked while watching the Senate debate on Iraq --

Ben Wa Balls Can Kill: Benoit blood test reveals "SkyHigh Testosterone"


Bull-runner can't visit 10-year-old son

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Reid is calling for Sgt. At Arms!

*** Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #9 ***

Update from the rally of Democratic members of Congress outside the Capitol building tonight

Al-Qaida plots new attacks on U.S. soil - be afraid of this -

Gore serves threatened sea bass at his daughter's wedding

*** Official Senate Fillibuster Thread #8 ***

Fox: Condoms Don't Prevent Pregnancy

Your candidate does bad things. Your candidate does hypocritical things

Ouch! Check out this comment....

Why didn't McCain's embrace of Bush get him more mojo?

Hells Pizza, NEW ZEALAND Business being Bullied by Extreme Right wing group

If you're watching CSPAN off and on, check out LKing Live-Topic of Vitter and Flynt (guest)

I'm watching Lieberman, and it makes me a)_______ and want to b)___________ .

Million-dollar prize offered for soldier 'power pack' (Lighten Load)

Feel free

NONE OF THE ABOVE leads both Rep and Dem AOL polls. Al Gore gets the most support!

McCain gets emotional on Senate floor

Is this chick Chertoff's sister or Chertoff in drag?

Is it just me, or does LIEerman seem drunk?

Cheney sent me a letter....

What groups benefit from affirmative action?

Do you believe the '08 presidential election will be...

In honor of tonight's Senate slumber party, who's the biggest asshole in the Senate?

Tim Johnson (D-SD) comments today on all night Senate session on Iraq

Lieberman: "Its World War 3"!!!

My rant about TSA.

"Who among us would be content if our sons or daughters were in Iraq?" - Sen. Bob Menendez - D -NJ

McCain Refuses to Tap Wife's... Assets

We need single-payer, not just universal, healthcare.

Okay, I'm a dope. But tonight is reminding me of 1971

Conspiracy Moon Landing - poll

I think Sherrod Brown is a cool Senator

Michael Moore: CNN Throws In Towel, Admits To Two Errors, States 'Sicko' Facts True to their Source

Wal-Mart to sell 12-inch talking Jesus doll and other Bible action figures

Why did Lieberman advocate the overthrow of a stable, secular Middle Eastern government

A Tribute To The Filibuster - Sign On Here IF YOU WANT THEM TO TALK & TALK & TALK & TALK & TALK etc.

Just look at how extreme the positions of the left-wing are!

I have a peace offering for the Republicans to help them through the night

'We are currently in a heightened threat environment', says t.v. terror lady.

Mitt Romney spends $300 on make-up work

"Capturing or killing bin Laden is our top priority' says homeland Nazi lady.

HBO film on secret vote counting gets Emmy nomination

Why Fliers Find Summer Travel Growing Tougher

Americans Against Escalation In Iraq Hold Candlelight Vigil At Capitol, 1/4 Senators Attend (PHOTO)

Just read the indictment against Michael Vick...

"Wrongfooting Saddam," the phrase Cheney used before the war

Harry Reid Knows What He Is Doing In The Senate Tonight, The Rethugs Can’t Block Him!

Breaking: VA Secretary Jim Nicholson resigns.

If I want a life-time same sex commitment: that's bad. But if I want to live out a diaper fetish...

NYT Editorial: The Politics of Fear

Where's Cheney? It could be important tonight.

While the Senate is debatin' tonight, why don't they discuss EXPELLING Vitter?

Randi Said..Harriet Miers has 90 Minutes....

BREAKING: Olbermann to Moderate AFL-CIO Presidential Forum (Submit your questions!)

Anyone know who Hillary will choose for a running mate? n/m

On KO, Allison is stupidly trying to make a story about how Vitter's wife was dressed.

Froomkin: Petraeus should watch his back; it's already marked for Bush's knife

Police use car's GPS to track hit-and-run suspect

Pressured to show progress in Iraq, the US is creating new militias consisting of "ex-insurgents"

Police Arrest Teen In Case Of Newborn Girl Found In Trash Bin

HA!!!! "CNN Throws in Towel, Admits to Two Errors, and States That All 'Sicko' Facts Are True

Conyers, Judiciary Members Ask AG for Documents, Information on Alabama's Siegelman Case

E-MAIL from Gov. Howard Dean, M.D.: It's going to be a long night for the U.S. Senate.

Er, I know even those of you who use the term "free healthcare" know it's not free.

Vice President Cheney Invited to Testify on Klamath Salmon Kill

I'm reading Al Gore's "The Assault on Reason"; This paragraph kind of says it all:

OMG...Lott just said, "We are ready to vote on the Reid/Levin Amendment" Durbin called his bluff and

I, President of the U.S., and How I Ended Poverty. A True Story of the Future.

Deaths in U.S. Immigration Detention Centers

I Honestly Don't Give A Fuck What Anyone Else Says On The Matter. I'm PROUD Of My Dems!!!

Ask the Presidential Candidates to Stop Big Media

BREAKING House judiciary asks Gonzales for Siegelman documents

Why does Al Gore exhale carbon dioxide?

Released Fitzgerald docs show that in Fall 2004, he was still actively investigating Armitage

Jeff Gannon's book due out in September

Pro-Peace Groups to Rally in Support of Dems

Citizens Versus Party Insiders - Future of Florida Democratic Party at Stake


I don't live in the "Homeland".

Will this question be asked in any of the debates?

When sleep fights you (in honor of GA Democrat and all vets who've seen action)

Microsoft patents the mother of all adware systems

The Official Condi Rice Sec of State Positive Accomplishments List Thread...

Here it is... Conditioning of the US to accept a 'draft' ....

THANK YOU MICHAEL MOORE, For everything really, but especially for this:

Oaxaca Government Armed Forces Use Violence to Prevent the People's Use of the Guelaguetza Auditoriu

‘Mildly profane’ Bush ‘crashes’ Republican meeting on Iraq.

CNN Headline: Sen. Vitter: New Orleans prostitute stories untrue

The GOP Demanded An "Up/Down Vote" on Hack Republican Judges, Why Won't They Give One to Save GIs?

This guy needs some serious anger management counseling

IMPEACHMENT question #2 most requested for next debate!!! VOTE TO MAKE IT #1!!!

Great America Owner Implements Life Jacket Rule at All Parks

Japan earthquake triggers nuclear plant fire

Howard Dean asks that everyone send a message

Hookers, Ahoy! Cleveland DVA Medical Center on the DC Madam's List! (think Jim Nicholson)


Pro-Choice Terminology suggestion: Anti-choicers are really Pro-Slavery

I wish I could post this in the Senate chamber

Cindy Sheehan: Harming Civilians is a War Crime

Mass Graves Dug to Deal With Death Toll

Sirius Patriot update: Assault from the Left.

The most disgusting thing I think I've ever read

Commander Guy

Michigan College Republican chair caught in semi-nude pics

I respect the hell out of Gore, but...

Please Call Your Senators

Why isn't Al Gore a vegetarian?

If Lieberman speaks tonight during the filibuster,

Would terrorist attack increase support for Bush or backfire?

Larisa Alexandrovna: My Take OnThe NIE

Miers’s second subpoena rejection: she's a no-show again

Pelosi to lead march on Senate tonight during Iraq debate

Olbermann: "...if it's the end of my career, I will have gone down saying something I believe in."

Rent a Trolls!!! They've Got F&^%ing Rent a Trolls?

John McLaughlin -- Impeachment Monger !?!

I'm beginning to have some real misgivings about a full withdrawal

Pelosi to lead-March Of Support-on Senate tonight during Iraq debate (This Could Get Good!)

Pilot Accused Of Stealing Passenger's iPod

Pot Legalization = Catch 22

A Senate Democrat should get on the floor tonight and read the 3618 names of each soldier killed:

UPDATE: Next ACTIONS NEEDED to Spare Troy Davis's Life!

In 2008, how do we get out of Iraq?

Cindy Rocked!

TIME: Making Owners of McMansions, Garage Mahals, and Big Hair Houses Pay

Completely useless thread title...

Do you think Bush (& Cheney) are capable of launching a nuclear strike?

How much time should DU spend discussing VItter's Diaper Fetish?

About all this filibustering going on lately

My riff on the Scaife editorial, for a RW blog...

Anyone swung by the (Delusional) Dept. of Defense website lately?

GOP comes through for Free Republic again!!!

HRC and BO raising a staggering amount from big donors...($46 million from maxed out donors alone)

The Origins of the God Gap

FDA Bonuses Spending to Draw Scrutiny (AP)

Maine Senators stand by McCain

Pace Declares `sea Change' in Iraq (AP)

When is the Senate going to launch an investigation into Vitter?

Senate begins Levin-Reid debate. Dick Durbin now speaking on Senate floor.

And yesterday the media was camped at our church -- at our home and at our church every day."

NY Daily News: Middle America no fan of Bloomberg's liberal stances

AP Poll: GOPiggies Pick Is 'None of the Above' - - - Dems Comfortable with Choices

GOP candidates fear Iraq war fallout: "ball and chain around the GOP ankle"

WP,pg1: Obama Faces the Test Dean Failed: Broadening Support

Did Levin Reed just start ?

Associated Press-Ipsos poll: Clinton 36% Obama 20%

"None of the above" leading Republican race.

WP, E.J. Dionne: "Arise, Small Donors!"

Where is this weeks Top Ten Idiots??

Obama Donations Show Strong Wall St. Support

TPMCafe: Hil not seeking to give Edwards,Obama more time-besides, she doesn't even much like Edwards

Question...........DC August vacations

My question I wsh a reporter would ask Bush or Snow...

"None of the above"

D-Day for Harriet Miers and Congress..........

AP Poll: 'None of the above' leads Republican field

So .... NIE ..... Hezbollah ..... Gut feelings ..... Palestinian split governments ..... Iran .....

Clinton Backers Retire Vilsack's Debt

Hartmann just engaged a loony winger on the phone

Religious Right Tries to "Stick a Shiv" into Der Mittenfuhrer's Campaign

The talking points will soon be flowing to the right wing hate outlets

"Despite Rhetoric, Obama Pushed Lobbyists' Interests"

Bush concerned Americans would move from private insurance to government healthcare through SCHIP

Fair elections. Can anyone here provide information that shows

Elizabeth Edwards slams Bush on hate crimes

CNN Poll


The Vote on Iraq: My Suggestion

Bob Graham was as gung-ho to Invade Iraq as was Bush. See quote:

I Hear Senator Vitter Is A Party Pooper.......nt

Is the honest-to-gosh all-night filibuster going to be on C-SPAN? n/t

As long as Reid does not mention the oil contract he is still being

Who were the brave senators who voted against the Cornyn amendment?

Hayworth (plastic face repuke - AZ) paying legal fees for fed investigation

Senator Obama, your anti-Second Amendment rhetoric is a deal-breaker

Kerry to Mitt: Who’s flip-flopping now?

I don't understand - McCain is saying that we are keeping the soldiers from

Clinton pushes Health Care for Poor Children

URGENT Ask your Senators to support Levin-Reed Amendment...

JFK Definition of a liberal

Edwards fans: JE to appear on Hardball tonight

Obama going after Wall Street dollars

Sen. Coburn Seeks to Loosen Deadly Force Rule (Border Patrol) - AP

Nicholls: Most Congresspeople don't understand the constitution

Call Sen Warner - his staff is taking down Pro Levin/Reed vs Anti by area code

Wow! Is anyone familiar with the National Security Network?

Strategic Vision WI: Hillary 40, Obama 24, Edwards 14, Richardson 6...

Garrison Keillor, 2004. "Something has gone seriously haywire with the Republican Party...."

2008 undecideds: Are you around? Check in now.

Edwards Unveils Plan to Promote Economically Diverse Schools

Antiwar Ron Paul Rakes in Military Donations

50 Americans Died Today

Senator Vitter: Now THAT'S a Pampered Politician

What would happen if Lieberman is the one who filibusters tonight?

There really are bad guys out there ... and bad actor states ... and real threats ......

The Harriet Miers Deadline has come and gone.

How many "rent a trolls" are on this site?

Al Gore: The Next 44 Days

House Passes Energy, Water Projects Bill - AP

Harriet Miers issues statement - Still refuses to testify!

Obama’s Camp Cultivates Crop in Small Donors

Obama calls for judges with "empathy" - - for teenage moms, the poor, African-Americans, gays...

Olbermann To Moderate Democratic Debate Aug 7th

Photos: Barack Obama endorsed today by D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty

CSPAN 2 thread - The Senate Floor LIVE

Oprah to host Obama fundraiser

Let's play the game of "On the Job With ..... "

VA head quits amid scrutiny on vets care

What's this strange thing I'm seeing on my TV screen?

Obama's Remarks about the Supreme Court Judges Today at Planned Parenthood.

More Than 100 Current & Former Mayors Will Advise Clinton Campaign

Brazilian plane CRASHES into gas station reports are NO survivors

Exciting news from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Democrats could defund the war without the threat of a veto.

Credit Card Advertisement in the Washington Post today

Obama Faces the Test Dean Failed: Broadening Support

The Creepy Word Du Jour: "The Homeland"

Pelosi to lead march on Senate tonight during Iraq debate (AmericaBlog)

Oprah to Host Obama Fundraiser in Los Angeles

Another Anti-Clinton Myth Bites The Dust: Obama Has Outspent Clinton on Polling 3 to 1

My Letter to the editor got published today

Obama beating DLC's HRC on Wall Street? Both do well on Wall Street for 2nd straight quarter

NV:University system Chancellor Jim Rogers Endorses Clinton

RNC Asks For YouTube Submissions To Democratic Debate

Reid's Nine-Hour Protest Against Senate GOP In 2003

Teens voice support for Clinton in 2008

With poverty tour, Edwards emphasizes morality over politics

Conyers sets deadline in fired prosecutors probe

Poll: America's Coldest Presidential Candidates....Guess who tops the list?

Where the Candidates Stand on the Issues. Answers to the Questions .

Why is Edwards doing it?

Journalists stage protest against Bill Clinton's team during visit to Dominican Republic

Obama outsmarts the Other Candidates by Not Outsourcing.

Pelosi to Lead March on Senate tonight During the Debate

Sen. Durbin has a call sheet for you guys to contact your senators.

Grab hold of a CAPTION

I still believe John Roberts is in the mix for GOP Pres/VP and the M$M should ask?

Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod) contributed to Guliani ?! Two questions.

Republicans call for reprimand of Ellison (compared dimson to Hitler)

Need 50,000 emails sent before tonight's Senate Sleepover....

Clinton mails DVDs to promote her Iraq plan

I just have to ask this question, for those that trash John Edwards,

CNN: Obama 's bumper stickers buyers, etc. included in small contribution

Impeach Now Or Face the End of Constitutional Democracy By PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS

An inconveniently rude truth

Bush's Cowboy Zeal Suicidal

Randi Rhodes vs Ralph Nader

Did I miss Wendy Vitter's apology to Hillary???

CNN Poll NH: Edwards drops to fourth behind Richardson...Edwards highest negatives...

Zogby: Clinton - 37%, Obama - 25%, Edwards - 11%

I Don't Care

NIE: Normalizing Idiocy and Exaggeration

Jim Bunning

Elizabeth on Hillary: "She's just not as vocal a women's advocate as I want to see. John is."

255,000 Obama donors didn't buy a single item (debunks t-shirt smear)

Why are Clinton supporters so proud of a pitiful 12 point lead?

An Update on Net Neutrality

Who owns the Democratic Party?

Edwards endorses visionary plan for Katrina rebuilding

Bush sent federal employees to campaign for GOP/2006

Thompson overtakes Ghouliani for the national lead

Hillary Clinton...first choice of the young and among progressives...

What is it with the pattern of Elizabeth Edwards dissing Hillary?

Oprah Winfrey to raise money for Obama

Starbucks-Haters Of The World Unite!

Hey...if we have a 'recommend" Feature why not a "boo hiss" feature too?

Despite Rhetoric, Obama Pushed Lobbyists' Interests

Here we go again with another "WILL AL GORE RUN FOR PRESIDENT?" poll

Sheehan's anti-war crusade picks the wrong target

DU'ers: Do you WANT single payer (gov't run) health insurance? (a'la Sicko)

Regarding the two border guards... Compean/Ramos...


ok, I"m ALREADY tired of the constant "my candidate is great, yours sucks" threads

Let's have a civilized debate about the primary candidates in this thread.

Obama accepts $2,300 from homophobe Isiah Washington but "disagrees" with his use of anti-gay slur

Hillary Clinton Pledges to End Medical Marijuana Raids

DFA responds to the WP article that speaks of the "narrow band of Democratic elites"...

I love John Edwards, but he needs to either have a better example of what it was like to be poor or

Hillary was as gung-ho to invade Iraq as was Bush. See quote:

Who will arrest Harriet? Surely no DoJ people will? Capitol Police?