Democratic Underground

Archives: August 4, 2007

A wake-up call for taxpayers: it can't be done 'on the cheap'!

Summer in Baghdad - Power Cuts and Dry Taps

Soldier found guilty of rape, murder

With which Harry Morgan character do you most identify with?

Queensryche - Silent Lucidity

the wife and child are asleep.

Black Sabbath - Solitude

I scored HUGE tonight!

Black Sabbath - Planet Caravan

basketball jones

My truck got hit last night right in front of my house.

o jsbr yp idr yjr gso;oyord!!1!!

I didn't score HUGE tonight!

Why don't people like Greg Ginn nowadays?

In the tradition of the "Star Wars Holiday Special"

Why don't people like D'jinn nowadays?

Why don't people like Greg Brady nowadays?

Would you all help me wish Irkthesmirk a Happy Birthday......

Best Metal Song Ever?

Complete this book title: "Barry Bonds and the _______ of _______"

Most Super Bowl Appearances by an NFL Team...

The "democrats" in office are not my type of democrate.

I Really, Really, Would Like To Vote Democrat...

41 Congress Members Publicly For Impeachment

What's the use?

It doesn't matter that Clinton, Obama, and Biden voted no....

Freepers pissed off at O'Reilly!

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Have 17th Child, Still Want More

Senate Roll Call

So what are the Dems going to do when they take up the Iraq issue in September?

I'm confused. Senate voted for Gonzo/Chimp dictatorship. What about the House?

Republican NYC Councilman Charged With Raping Woman

Do we still have a government with a Constitution in the United States of America?

So, are all DUers screwn?

Reid voted *No* on the republican wiretap bill

The Dems Who Voted Yes - All 16 Of Them

Book TV Schedule: August 4th - 6th

Obama's Birthday Highlights Age Question in Presidential Politics.

Clinton and Obama not on speaking terms

Hillary pollster Mark Penn rips Edwards for Iraq War apology, Obama for lack of vision

Who wins the "best info booth at YearlyKos 2007"...cute post and pic.

Hillary is going to be the nominee unless she is incapacitated in some way.

Thank these 16 Democrats for giving Bush expanded authority to eavesdrop without a warrant.

John Nichols: Lieberman Versus Feingold and the Constitution

Bush Administration Killed Increased Highway Repairs In 2004

Race is the Tripwire for the Progressive Movement: John Conyers and Impeachment Part II

Gunga Din Takes a Vacation by Stephen P. Pizzo

Iraq's demise: The situation is bad and getting worse

Stampeding Congress, Again

A very private war by Jeremy Scahill (Blackwater)

A Big Win Against Corporate Control of Water

George Bush using the Constitution to destroy the Constitution

Illegal Indians build new US embassy in Iraq

State Department warns candidates to consider consequeces of campaign rhetoric

Fight Looms over Construction of Huge Texas-Mexico Freeway

“In Search of John Doe No. 2: The Story the Feds Never Told About the Oklahoma City Bombing”

Good News From Baghdad At Last: The Oil Law Has Stalled

Politics prime function (like religion) is to stifle the will of the majority.

Dubya's Dudes Dealing, Dodging, and Dancing in Dubai


Of Being Republican And The 'Strong Daddy' Complex Explained

Block And Blame Republicans

Can One Reporter Take Down a Presidential Candidate: John Edwards?

Why We Are Running Candidates Against Democrats Dan DeWalt

Senate report faults SEC on hedge fund probe (Reuters)

Afghan victory 'could take 38 years' (Observer)

Millions displaced by Southeast Asian floods

Gingrich calls War on Terror "Phony"

An Alternate 9/11 History

‘Kidnapped’ Filipinos build US embassy

Rep. Allen Says He Feared Black Men In Park

The Real Reason The Wingnuts Hate YearlyKos

Our Forefathers Wrote The Constitution That Included An Impeachment Article For A Very Good Reason..

Video, Report Details Evangelism at Highest Levels of US Military

FRANK RICH: Patriots Who Love the Troops to Death

(Bill) Nelson wants (Bush) official fired for Glades move - St. Petersburg Times

China's booming economy polluting sea - AFP

AMSR Polar Ice False Color Imagery 8/3 - University Of Bremen

In A Nutshell - IEA Projects That Global Oil Production Will Rise 9 MBD (Net) W/I 5 Years, 5 Months

Botanists Baffled - In Scotland, Dwarf Daffodils Flowering Seven Months Early - Scotsman

Alberta Premier Pledges To Resist Any Efforts To Tighten Carbon Standards

VA Evangelicals Support Cizik Stance On Protecting Earth, Ignore Dobson's Condemnation

Handy Chart On Democratic Candidates' Energy Policy Stances - Energy Bulletin/Daily Kos

Cyprus Church seeks solar power (BBC)

SMUD Signs Solar Home Deals with Homebuilders Towne, Centex (Calif.)

Multnomah County (OR) fares well in solar deal (1 MW PV for co. buildings)

Europe: No. 1 in Sustainable Energy

Legionnaire's Disease Spreading Rapidly In UK - Possibly Linked To Climate Warming - Independent

UN Climate Leader Urges Nations To Pledge Carbon Cuts At Bush Climate Wank-A-Thon In September - AFP

Losing land to palm oil in Kalimantan (BBC)

Plasma gasification and pyrolysis processes allow for the virtual elimination of landfills

Beijingers urged to get back on their bikes - Reuters

Underground home energy takes hold (geothermal, Maine)

Drug Gangs Use Violence to Sway Guatemala Vote

Three suspected of smuggling Cubans found dead in Cancún (Cuban Americans)

Calif. Tightens Voting Machine Security

CA State curtails e-voting: L.A. decertified; restrictions on 2 others

California Secretary of State Debra Bowen Decertifies Diebold, Hart Intercivic and Sequoia Voting...

Bowen places tough restrictions on voting systems

Chile's Largest Labor Union Calls For Solidarity With Colombia (abused workers, not Uribe's gov't)

22 killed in guerrilla raid and suicide attack in Pakistan

Illegal Indians build new US embassy in Iraq

JFO Decries Warrants for Four Journalists (for criticizing Nassiriya police)

Workers Say They Feel Blindsided by Lender’s Failure

Handshake picture deals election blow to Iranian reformist

US Army says Iraqi forces in Ramadi need more time

MNF-W Forces Attacked (1 Marine killed)

France confirms Libya arms deal

Senate confirms Mullen as new military chief

L.A. Times: CA State decides to secure electronic voting machines

Decertification / Recertification Decisions Issued August 3, 2007, by Secretary of State Debra Bowen

Maliki: US pull-out timetable impossible

Bush wants House action on spy bill

Gonzales Now Says Top Aides Got Political Briefings

Largest Foreclosure Auction in Las Vegas History This Weekend

Category:Members of Congress under investigation

In Iraq, death tolls often in dispute (official numbers vastly underestimate deaths)

U.S. official warns about cutting aid for Colombia

Clinton Slams Bush Over Law Enforcement

Monsoon floods displace 19 million

Sloganeering troubles diplomatic pros

Bush getting firsthand look at bridge

Mugabe approves surveillance law

McCain raps Congress for bridge collapse

110-Year Sentence in Iraq Rape-Killing

NASA Launches Mission to Mars Pole

Iran, U.S. to Meet in Baghdad Monday

Freddie CEO wary of more subprime loans - NYT

Iraqi power grid nearing collapse

Gas tax increase (in Minnesota) appears certain

House Approves New Oil Company Taxes

Another Record Poppy Crop in Afghanistan


Energy Bill Adopted by House Requires Utilities to Use Renewable Power Sources

Iran Widens Investigation Of Two Jailed Americans

House Approves Wiretap Bill

No Hate Required for Hate Crime in Gay Man’s Death, Judge Rules


Best Southern Band?

Whiter Shade of Pale

soul vaccination. all across the nation.

Some Velvet Morning

Why EstimatedProphet's new drink should be called Rasberry Beret...

Sniff 'n the tears - drivers seat

Big Log Robert Plant

The Big Hush.........


Shriekback - Nemesis


Madame Butterfly

Il était une fois dans l'Ouest

Yardbirds - Heart Full of Soul

Love My Way - Psychedelic Furs.


Once Upon a Time In the West.

The Ghost In You - Psychedelic Furs

Conquistador Procul Harum.

Starry night.


There are no words to say.........

Holding back the years....

I feel you-----Depheche mode.


Mad Cow...


Ancient Chinese Proverbs

White Rabbit

Shannon is gone......

"Bab Boy"...the Customer of the Day

Subdivisions - Rush

I'm supposed to be looking after my siblings, but I'm eating all of the cheese instead.

Saturday Confessions- post 'em if ya got 'em

Woken up by the dumb bimbo in the building.....


Where the fuck is Rabrrrrrr?

Funny overhead childrens TV

Why am I not surprised?

Dilemma of the day: Give a gift or not?

Why are the Dallas Cowgirls "America's Eyecandy?"

Gordon Lightfoot - "If You Could Read My Mind"

Phoenix on its way to Mars...

When the rapture hits...the rest of us are gonna get spammed...

If you have a dog being affected by the heat save yourself a hundred dollar vet bill and get em some

Have you ever accused chestnuts of being lazy?

Okay, I'm out of GD for a while.

Remember, if you accidentally drink any seawater while at the beach...

French fries, cheese curds and gravy...I'M GOING TO QUEBEC!

I concede we have lost some good people here at DU over the years

Drawing attention to another stupid post:...


HELLO from Canada Eh!

The Sweetest Thing by Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (live at NPA)

Gordon Lightfoot- "Sundown"

In the early morning rain.

Any tall-ish parents use a stroller handle extender?

Punch Drunk Love and random weirdness from your netflix queue

Today's weird crime story:

Any smoking (food, not pot) experts here?

Kirk, Spock and Nine Inch Nails = hilarious

Hi Everyone!! Just letting you know I'm still alive.

Canada invaded the lounge,no person or animal got hurt.

What do guns have to do with "maleness"? And never ask which you prefer to have, guns or VD.


Today's cat picture thread

Good Day Everyone . . .

Anyone familiar with air ionizers (or whatever they are called)?

GoPsUx is

My Desire

Dancing horse

Do, or do not. There is no try.

I'm going to the County Fair. Would you like me to bring you anything?

What are some recipes for ground beef.

M R Ducks

Walter Egan: Magnet & Steel

Does anybody else have kids who choose the hardest position

Dashboard Confessional: Screaming Infidelities

Eminem: Stan

The Guitar Master Series: Charo

The Guitar Master Series: Andrés Segovia

Lauryn Hill feat. Carlos Santana - To Zion

Bachman Turner Overdrive: Looking Out For Number One

Anyone here care to share their favorite Ikra recipe?

OH BOY! A contest I can win...

I hate you Milkman Dan

4hero - Loveless feat. Ursula Rucker

Not as shitty a day as I expected.

What the hell am I looking at? When does this happen in the movie?

Child Eats Mother's LSD-Laced Candy

Anyone have experience with wi-fi range expanders?

Mos Def - Umi Says

Quick, quick, quick....

Prince Versus Charlie Murphy

Lewis Taylor Live Bittersweet (Just a tease)


Who wants pizza?

:sigh: I hate cleaning house.

Imagery in the newest All Bran commercial...

What's Up, Doc is on HBO Comedy West tonight @ 8:25 PM

Just watcing fever pitch

It's been awhile since I dedicate a thread to how much of a fox Nana Mouskouri is

If you were in the middle of cleaning/inventory/organizing your messy home,

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Gil Scott Heron

Shut up, Matcom.

My 18 and 20 yr old sons are fighting in the next room

Who's watching 401?

aahhh I just cleaned out my DU bookmarks folder

If you believe in the existence of heaven and hell,

So how many of you cat owners can relate to THIS?

More French Quarter T-Shirts

You know you're gettin' old when...

Bobby Brown Believes He's Still a Target for Bin Laden

TiVo HD is a great new addition to my (small) collection of electronic toys.

If I wasn't so incredibly mature

Uh oh, somebody's going to say something positive about Ralph Nader on DU...

Woohoo! Just invested in some DVD goodies to keep myself busy

Now for an unlimited time only, I'm offering...

Abe Vigoda still lives

For those of you with vivid imaginations: Just imagine...


Police allege couple tortured animals during sex acts

Lioness, hows Rockit????

Love the placement of two current headlines on

LaraMN! Thank you for updating the blog!!

self-cleaning litter box, opinions?

I need browser help concerning embedded video

have you ever -- you know ---

This is a very disturbing website

How do I get the dogs to go in the wading pool?

I have a theory

When singing a song...what lyrics have you screwed up?

I burned my hand severely on a god damned pop-tart

Has anyone else noticed the Attorney General's signature?

G'night, everyone!

Which newer sport team anthem is better?

This thread is full of great songs about the Workin' Life....

Les Nubians - Makeda

Banks, Banks, Banks, Banks, BANKS!!!


Why would international money transfers cost LESS than domestic ones?

Anyone else's DishTV down?

De-motivational Posters...(is that a word) Create one :o)

Lightning Crashes - Live

Barn Kitties!

Hey HYPNOTOAD - and other SF fans -

What do you see? Please choose one answer, if you want to play!

Can you believe she's 99!!!!!

I am posting from my almost finished loft second floor of my house.

Crowd harrasses gay couple at Yankees game

I really need to give people more credit in terms of engaging in "safe sex"

In Soviet Russia prostitutes and pornographers start flamewar in GD about YOU!

I've never had it.

Have a question for the lounge

What it's All About! from Woody Guthrie, Dylan, Lennon....WORDS...

Today Citibank send my dog a credit card application, this is not the first time.

Post your favorite opening titles. Mine: The Avengers

Question on finance/credit scores...

A very big star was outed to me last night....

Photothread, Sawtooth Wilderness, Idaho.

The Lounge is being invaded by Canada!

Having a personal meltdown at the moment.

Favorite Milos Forman film

Krispy Kremes do not make cramps better.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 8/4/07

Replace a word in the title of a current thread with "Abe Vigoda"...

My vet's tech gave my dog 5x her normal dose of theophylline.

Other people write books about their lives and people buy them.

Masters of Science Fiction starting!!

Have dumb travel question. please help!

I have now heard the *WORST* country song ever.

Soooo....Why did they kill Sonny, exactly?

Take the Idiot Test

Here are two BIG tatas. Enjoy!!!

Has no one posted this crazy skateboard wipeout from the X Games?

I don't know what to do about my starving cat.



I watched "Idiocracy" last night. Why was this movie hidden

I just noticed something. "teen heart-throb" boys are always named Cory, Zach, or Jake

anybody want to help be plan a dinner

What childrens' books did you grow up with?

Larry King Live was GARBAGE tonight.

Man killed by his own pet black widow spider

Any Hyundai owners in the lounge?

Exotic Dancer Revives Client During Show

Beatles fans--Listen live to Beatlefest Chicago now

Snoop dog talks to the whitest man alive

Does anybody else know their Myers Briggs classification?

Movie cliches: I just spotted one while channel surfing this evening

When will all the DX10 games finally come out?

My big toenail got pulled up like the hood of a car and is barely connected


Some people really do not *get* what it is to be poor.

Bonds has caught Hammerin' Hank.

Any BBQ and marinating experts here?

Why are the Dallas Cowboys "America's Team?"

Anyone ever had to put a pet into temporary foster care?

how do you make your journal look like this --

Worst NFL teams ever

Best Harry Potter book? (no spoilers, please)

Can you believe she's 86!!!!!

I don't know what to say.

have you ever driven drunk?

The *Official* Before and After Photo Thread!

I've had it.

Shopping trip from hell. DD was a real brat.

Do you have an "unsolved mystery" in your family?

Hey mzteris, shall we continue what we started?

Dallas Cowboys- love them or hate them?

Music trivia question!

A Fave? Could you vote for Mr. McToots?

Today in labor history Aug 4

Labor cartoon for the week of July 30, 2007

Four Week Lockout Ends In Defeat For Teamsters

Buffalo News cuts contract extension with union

Wall St. Journal: For Labor, Democratic Debate (Tuesday)

300 Nurses authorize union to call strike

AFSCME Federal Legislative Report-Corrected Version, last weekly report until Congress returns

UFCW 8 Launches Campaign Against Non-Union Foods Co Store

Coca-Cola Workers in Oceanside Choose Teamsters Union

A bridge falls in Minneapolis

South Portland bus drivers to vote on joining union

Episode 26 USW POWERcast! Holding China accountable for its unfair trade practices

Starbucks No Sweat briefing notes

South Portland bus drivers to vote on joining union

AFSCME Everyday Heroes Help to Calm Disaster (Minneapolis)

Red State Update: Dem Debate rehash

Olbermann's Iraq Watch: The Excuses Continue

House Erupts in Chaos

Rep. Kucinich: V.P. Dick Cheney "Fabricated" the Intel

Gil Scott-Heron | We Almost Lost Detroit

The Tonight Show: Jay Leno interviews Dick Cheney

The Best Of Bill O'Reilly


Jim Cramer Blows a Head Gasket 8/3/07

Robert Novak Would Out Her Again

The History of Nixon and the Future of Cheney

TPMtv: YearlyKos Chapter 14 (Hillary defends taking money from lobbysists)

Oh Man... Minister Charged With Indecent Exposure - JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP)

"We have no higher duty than to protect the American people"..

XLF the financial sector etf hitting 52 week lows today...

If the money isn't removed from politics and it

Bush will "stand with Minnesota residents as they recover"; says they are "decent"

41 Ways to describe George Bush

Arkansas fundies have 17th child...and pray for more

Why is DU losing the best? I read today Walt Starr left. There have been

Assholes of the Week #4

Decertification / Recertification Decisions Issued August 3, 2007, by Secretary of State Debra Bowen

"Romney & Waitress" Story Brings Special FreepLuv at FR

Wash J. now (cspan1)--asking for thoughts on the Repug Walkout in the House:

Eventually, Romney's message -about socialized Health care got through!!

..Both parties have been wary of calling for radical changes in health care, something that polls sh

Should the U.S. allow a prisoner release to get these Korean missionaries returned?

George W. Bush King of Lebanon

We have six months to pressure Democratic senators not to renew the wiretapping act

The Senate (Dems) failed to 'fix' the Medicare Bill, yet, they think they can

Polls are useful snapshots but unreliable crystal balls.

Are there two patriotic pitchers in America?

So, when Congress' approval rating drops yet again...

Gonzales Still at Odds With Congress

Pregnant woman and 2 yr old daughter among missing after bridge collapse

The only surefire way to solve the problem of teens having sex before they're ready

BBC: Bush calls climate change talks

Came across a question that Dems just provided the answer to

ALL Bush has to do is invoke terra and the Democrats fold like cheap chairs

Gonzales "corrects" his testimony -Admits Top Aides Got Political Briefings

Well, well, bush's insurance guys say:

Senate Passes Administration Bill

House to consider terrorism spy bill

Senate OKs Mullen to Head Joint Chiefs

Politicians didn't lead the US Revolution

The Army is hiring mercenaries from Kenya to kill Iraqis

One Colombian soldier who served in Iraq is now one of the most wanted criminals in that country

"So that the life of bridges in South Dakota are not prematurely


Bush officials quietly use case of 3 missing U.S. soldiers to argue for new spy powers

Pelosi just gavelled the House open. Lets see if she can keep a lid on

Bush's visit today: Only Pollyannas can't see politics is a part of everything

Congressman Peter Defazio D-OR ROCKS

You can't call this one a do nothing congress...they sold out!

First results on Ca. voting machines decision.

Some Iraq veterans come home to battles that never end

I will order these books today.....(NYT reviews of "15 Stars" and "Partners in Command").

MESSAGE MAY CONTAIN OFFENSIVE MATERIAL: California school teacher speaks out!!!!!

Democratic Senate Votes To Expand Warrantless Surveillance

So is this Washington Post "Journalist" being paid off to do hit pieces?

US Congress to scrutinize nuclear pact with India

RADICAL FRINGE TOON Sat. 8/4..... it's not a sucking sound, it's a flushing one

Is there anyone here that know the women from CodePink that have been

Iraqi Papers Sat: Who Will Replace Maliki?

As Iraq Costs Soar, Contractors Earn Record Profits

Iraq: Easier to Occupy From the Air? - Hey, it worked for the Soviets in Afghanistan for a while

Happy Birthday to Helen Thomas and to Louis Armstrong

Flag charges dropped ---Sheriff: Deputy shouldn't have been at scene

Republicans acting up again in congress.

Jump George

my liberal wife left me because i listened to talk radio - c-span caller

America Has Been The World's Bully For 62 Years

Here's the same old song and dance: US Army says Iraqi forces in Ramadi need more time

Science, society catch up with Gore's warnings, style

Social networking and the end of"leadership"

Southern Christian Leadership Conference to honor Michael Vick

Pelosi speaking on House floor-----The energy bill is a MORAL issue she says. cspan1

I wonder if the House will Refuse to pass FISA that Senate just Passed?

In case anyone thinks this FISA thing is just temporary

16 Democratic Senators still reside in the "9/11 World" Fantasy

Republican Minnesota Governor Pawlenty: "Flip Flopper"

Dave Lindorff: A Sad Day? How About a Sad Six-and-a-Half Years

For parents: Would you leave your small children alone with someone who condoned torture?

Why did the HOUSE need a 2/3 vote to pass the FISA bill????

New Hybrids for 2008!! (At Least 1 is More Affordable.)

So How Many Civil Liberties Can Gonzo Trample In Only 6 Mos With New FISA Law?

We think we're smarter than Republicans, but...

TOONS: Wall Street Journal Edition

Why is Bush/GOP STILL largely getting what they want?

The initial wiretap bill Bush wanted Congress to pass was rejected. One part passed.

Elegant Answer to the Voting Machine Debacle ....

I object!

Marty Lederman's analysis of Senate FISA vote (includes comment by McCaskill)

It concerns me that we are not allowed to discuss alternative solutions besides voting for democrats

Anyone else watching the House session right now?

Another Sleepless Night

I haven't felt this hung-over since the a.m. that Gore lost. Re: Primary burn-out.

Silence is assent, silence is doom.

If the House passes the wiretapping legislation and

I concede we have lost some good people here at DU over the years

Bridge tragedy hits Cape Cod, MA. family

So what is the "Big Surprise"

Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America

America needs a "Question Period."

I understand conservatives. It"s selfish,but not evil Their need for a strong leader is the crux.

Alright, can't we stop the Senate Spy bill in the House?

"disappointments are inevitable. Discouragement is a choice"

Spitzer aid resigns after report released: threatened PSC member over Queens blackout investigation.

The House Suspended Rules Yesterday for one of the most important bills in regard

We need an economic disaster.

The Senate is giving away for free the toilet paper they use:

Give the Arsonist a smaller can of gas than he asked for

Lord Pissypants worried candidates will "muddy diplomatic waters"

Did You Guys Know This Was On Video ???

Handshake picture deals election blow to Iranian reformist

Al Gore's New Channel

Nader-haters: What say you now?

What the Dem FISA BILL will Do...according to a Lawyer trusted by TPM.

Glenn Greenwald: Democrats' responsibility for Bush radicalism

Is there any question anymore that DINOs need to get out of the Democratic party?

Obama's 46th birthday.Any astrologer's opinions on August 4'rs?

"In the absence of genuine leadership..." (My message again to the Dems in Congress)

A report from the front lines - Railroad Square, Keene, NH

Missing Bridge Worker's Mother Holds Vigil

Segways Dean Kamen's next invention the new sterling engine.

Paging Howard Dean: We need you to straighten out the Democratic leadership

For Patriots' Eyes Only. Don't look if you're not a patriot.

Buzz words...

We need to "own" this...

GOP wants to investigate phony parliamentary scandal in Congress?

How Do We Fight Back?

Question about the wiretapping law:

Why does justice have to be so damn slow?

Streaming Link For YearlyKos Here !!! - Anybody Know Of DUers In Attendance ???

Bad bosses get promoted, not punished:

DU, I need some help understanding the increased number of millionaires.

Bribe, Divide and Conquer

"When yer tawkin' on the phone wit Al Qaeda, we wanna know what cher tawkin' bout"

Caption this.

I thought we won the 2006 Mid-term Elections...

U.S. Now Recruiting Kenyans To Send To Iraq?

Another record poppy crop in Afghanistan

"NYC Councilman Charged With Raping Woman" ANOTHER REPUBLICAN

on impeachment, maybe Democrats HAVE learned something from Bushies, Andy Card in particular:

"Today Is D-Day for Electronic Voting Machines" -- listen LIVE -- "This is Hell"

Have you written your congressperson today?

A "stolen" vote in Congress? Democrats OK investigation

MDot News Conference on CNN now

Hearing on Measuring Poverty in America; "We need a poverty measurement for 2007, not 1963."

Barbara Lee Bill Sets Goal of Cutting Poverty in Half by 2017

Oh good grief - now Mann Coulter is dissing teachers!!

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

Dem Presidential Candidates On YearlyKos NOW !!!

Craigslist-Great Opportunity for Student- Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

the House has been debating Energy most of day, yet FISA took what?-

Another food recall: French Style Green Beans. Wide distribution.

You should go to

Anyone else at YearlyKos in Second Life?

4 August 1964: Three civil rights activists found dead (BBC)

"There is something fundamentally wrong here."

Marty Lederman: Two Questions About the FISA Amendment

Can anyone find a pic of Chucklenuts out in public where he doesn't look like a complete buffoon?

Two US carriers have left the Persian Gulf

"Out of these tragedies can come a better life." (Smirk at 35W collapse)

Hillary Clinton being laughed at by the Yearly Kos folks

Check out Mythsaje's post from last Saturday:How smart? How evil?

The Moderate Voice blogs on the Senate FISA vote

Most pitiful Republican of the week:

Nazi hell kills war hero 68yrs on

Giant Panda gives birth to her fourth cub in San Diego zoo.

Really Great Presidential Speeches. Must Watch!

Is anyone in Hollywood doing the Gen. Smedley Butler story on the coup plot against FDR?

Can the Senate mount a filibuster to kill the wiretapping bill after

I'm sorry, but our president is an idiot.

Joe Conason: Bush's non-exit exit strategy

Repugs on Cspan1--press conference. Fear Fear Fear

WH disputes Bush telling Musharraf that threats were "unsavoury" and smacked of "electioneering"

Rockefeller: Senate Gives Gonzales "Unprecedented Authority"

How Do We Impeach the CEOs of Haliburton, Bechtel, Exxon/Mobile, Fox, GE?

Any Dem Candidate Who Will Not Speak Out Against Fox News Is Not Worthy of Being President...

Great protestor banner

Ed KOCH: McCAIN "best". Mittenfurhrer best looking. Hillary prisoner of Leftist Extremists.

Bush at the Bridge ---pix--->>>

It will always be an uphill battle for progressives and Democrats. We represent the underdog.

Divisions within the U.S. administration/NATO delayed release of a $475 million counternarcotics....

How to cross a bridge

Where, Oh where has our bin Laden gone?

Edwards just got my vote

Sean Penn takes back seat on Chavez tour

Where Was The Global Warming Question, Yearly Kos?

Iraq's national electricity grid nearing collapse

Contamination Incident Shows How GMOs Can Damage Organic Industry

Would like facts about Illegals and free medical care.


Democrats Feel Pressure on Spy Program


Act for Change link to contact your House rep, RE: wiretapping:

Democratic candidates see the light: the Internet (all would appoint a White House blogger)

Quickie Report From The YKos Forum

Hoyer is on House floor asking house to reject the Substitute bill and vote

take my senator... please

If the surge is working then why is Bush ...

Glad They Impeached Clinton

NBC Nightly News.....Great story on the Kos convention

Article and vote in Cosco Connection Magazine....

Exotic Dancer Revives Client During Show

6 more Congresscritters for Gonzo impeachment

No it's not hypocritical of Edwards....

Police allege couple tortured animals during sex acts

Is There Any "Hidden Reason" Behind the Dems Granting King Bush EXPANDED Wiretapping Powers?

Water Crisis in New Jersey ..after Lightening Strikes Water Treatment Plant!

Two days ago, I started taking care of my parents nearly full time....

Speaking of broken infrastructure, have the power grid problems been fixed from the 2003 blackout?

Who worked harder to protect America last night?

YearlyKos Front And Center on ABC News tonight. This is a good thing! nt

The sound bite every American should hear

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) is "Leaning Strongly Towards" Cheney Impeachment Bill

What about dams? There are all kinds of threads

110-Year Sentence in Iraq Rape-Killing

what's going on in the House - c-span

What did you all think about the Dem. Q&A today at the Kos Convention?

Check out's picture of Bush visiting the bridge collapse site

Colon Flow infomercial Sat Night TV:

I want to hear the cry of "ethics, ethics, ethics" regarding lobbyists on this one

The desensitization of life in America....

Oh good grief - now Mann Coulter is dissing teachers!!

FYI - The House has passed HR 2776 - Energy Tax Act

House Members offices are open today - Call them now

If The Corrupt Government Bails Out The Bad-Home-Loan Makers....

Poor Michael Mc Nulty (D-NY) ...Was he Set UP when he "Called that Vote"

What structural failure would do the most damage in your area of the country?

Category:Members of Congress under investigation

Would it be poetic justice if

Homework help, please....

Well they did run it

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: Myths and Facts

DUMB QUESTION: How do you find out when congressman or senator will appear in public back home?

If there were more than one of these jackets, it would be a uniform.

God fearing logic.....

The Senate FISA bill is up in the House Now!!! nt Thead Two

Sri Lanka War Takes Toll on Innocents

Sen. Webb Statement on FISA Vote

Bush asks Pentagon to draw up plans to attack Chile for bridge collapse.

US court agrees to examine death row case (Troy Davis)

Bush rejects oversight of NSA spying

Why Dems MUST oppose FISA changes

Be prepared: Neocon Oil Grab in the works

Beware of Rats - Really Big Rats

Some myths and facts about hate crime statutes

If the Democratic Party give the AG

The Diesel Mechanic and Bobbie Burns...

Jim Cramer on CNBC says the markets are so bad it's going to be a depression

Does President Bush Hate Whales? - Sea Shepherd article

Is an economic Katrina poised to overtake the financial system's levees?

When Jim Cramer jumps off the ledge, let's hope he lands on...

OK.I'm watching "An Inconvenient Truth","the Fog of War" ,"the Wall",and "1984"

so -our elected officials are actualy arguing over our privacy

Here is a link for all of the bridges in U.S. in need of repair check it out you may be taking the

New PeaceTakesCourage Video: The History of Nixon and the Future of Cheney

Wal-Mart to stock Talking Jesus....

Idea of Iranian, Iraqi and U.S. security team floated

With republican conservative ideology, who needs Al Qaeda?

Edwards and “You”

FISA House debate is starting ... CSPAN

Iglesias, Ethics Members To Meet; Wilson (R-NM) Denies Inquiry

I am curious about something. How many of you anti-Impeachment folks are actually veterans

House Debate on (Senate) FISA Bill Thread #2

Wanted: a Constitutional Democrat

Ambassador Joe and Valerie Plame Wilson, Val Kilmer, Jane Fonda, etc on BookTV

Okay, the vote on the FISA House bill has started. Not to hijack the threads,

This has been an awful week

Welcome to Gonzolia. The Land of the Meek and the Afraid.

Is Cheney to be the next Rethugs Vice Presidential Running mate?

Putting the lie to "the troops support the war" again...Accused deserter caught

Need to KNOW! to stop the FISA bill. . simple majority? or 2/3rds?

OK my tin foily friends... Now that the warrantless spying is okey dokey

The terraist have followed us to Goose Creek, SC!

We can still fight. Clog up their mining system by ending each call with "dat wuz da bomb."

Republicans accuse Democrats of moving too slowly on spy bill

What happened to the thread about Zeitgeist?

Have you seen the Dems new ad: Taking on George Bush?

BUSHCO- Hid Details Of Spy Program From Ashcroft-Witheld Security Clearances For Top DOJ Officials

Time ..unreal?

Where are the roll calls on the FISA votes?

Shadow's Taxicab Reports: My First Days On The Day Shift

roll call vote

Today my nephews and I took the train down to the Twins game

Heartbreak: Father Buries Five Murdered Sons

Should be a great show on at 10 EST -

" Hey, Anyone got a status report on when that guillotine will be ready?" "Chop Chop!"

'Support Bridges Not War' - protest pic

My brother in law has a business office in London

How long do you think it will take before the state of the infrastructure

Where the Bad Bridges Are

Can we have a Cindy Sheehan Group now?

AP: Police Release List of 8 Bridge Missing

Did anyone see CNN's breaking news announcement about a truck found with explosives....

The Senate FISA bill is up in the House Now!!! nt

CA SoS Bowen Announces PAPER VOTING == NO MORE DRE's = ONLY One Touch-Screen Per Polling Place

Undercover NBC Dateline reporter used underhanded tactics, outed at DEFCON conf.

"It Will Make the Generals Sad, I know" ...but Bring 'Em Home...Bring 'Em Home!

Fucking the Flip flops of doom

House Debate on (Senate) FISA Bill Thread #3


If AT&T ran the highway system...

Have you ever given any thought what community life is like if Republicans have their way?

Spineless fucking cowards.

Why? Why? Why? Why?

a question For those opposing impeachment

"I single out the “impeach now” crowd in this category, and in particular Cindy Sheehan

Iraqi Power Grid Nearing Collapse

30 of the 41 were the BLUE DOG DEMOCRATS

TPM: Dems did what many expected they would do: they caved.

What may I ask is a "police discount" if anyone knows?

Bonds just hit #755 in SD to mixed reviews by the crowd

The Frightened Democrat

Thank you 16 brave Demorats who voted yes for national security

Nadler Forced To Withdraw ‘Truthful And Accurate Statement’ That Bush Broke The Law

FISA Roll Call

I really despise the Dems who voted against Bush's FISA bill

Hey, people, I just realized what the FISA thing is about. It's about VoIP spying.

Should artwork depicting minors in sexual situations be outlawed?

At Least Bush Is Enjoying Himself ---pix--->>>

Terraists in Goose Creek, SC! CNN just now. (I am not kidding)

I retract my angry comments about the Senate taking a month long recess.

LOU DOBBS CHYRON: "Are liberal elites trying to undermine the US?"


Why is it . . .

I paid $3.99 for a gallon of milk today.Why?

41 Democrats in the House and 16 Democrats in the Senate don't represent our party

Who Exactly Were The 40+ Dems Who Just Voted Against Us & The Constitution?

Why are we so upset that Bush got the change he asked for?

Only WE can stop the war & the tyranny.

Bush Administration Killed Increased Highway Repairs In 2004

Bridge Safety vs. New Baseball Park

Just woke up....Democrats Caved. Game Over.

I'm not Paranoid about America but something is terribly wrong

In Iraq, a Perilous Alliance With Former Enemies

"We no longer need television documentaries about the Stone Age. We are actually living in it.

Woman Recieves Severe Chemical Burns From Flip Flops

Sunday Talk Shows

Help: VOTING and POLLING INACCURACIES by the Readers Digest

Don't leave the party, Demand THEY leave the party (Blue Dogs/DLC)

# 4 official thread. House FISA voting NOW. WHOW

I am O V E R America.

Out of these tragedies can come a better life./This collapse is working out VERY WELL for you people

Credit Card Rates Rising, ARM Mortgages Resetting, Credit Refinancing is Gone,..Now What?

Just Heard Nancy and Reid SOLD US DOWN THE RIVER!!! They LIED TO US!

When will we finally have had enough and take to the streets

Remember the DU Year-end Charity Donation Drive -- Supporting America's Second Harvest?

Do we call them the "Enablecrats" now?

Come Primary Day: Open Season On Blue Dogs No Bag Limit

As good, loyal democrats we should be unflinchingly critical of congressional democrats

You know your city's infrastructure is f'd up when a "50" score is a lofty goal

So when are we going to see DUers running for office?

Did Bush's Secrecy Endangered America? YES! Hiding Truth, Spying, FISA, and Trust Gonzo.

House Roll Call on FISA


Best Democratic Congress Ever!

The Nearly-Poor

How bout propose ammendment to collect gun ownership info


Sibel Edmonds "unclassified" video

List of Dem FISA Yes voters

Don't panic. Congress just passed a bill that "concedes unprecedented authority" to the AG

Democrats who voted against the temporary foreign intercept bill are as follows:

the 3 year old grocery bag

What was the point of winning a congressional majority?

2 Wounded in Vegas Casino Shooting

Is the new SPY BILL unconstitutional?

Nevada veteran hopes to provide therapy dogs to wounded warriors

I'm worried about the Dems & I'm a good progressive... Here's why:

“Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security

I'm sticking with the Dems, and I'm a good progressive. Here's why that's true.

PIC: for upcoming 60 Minutes: Arnold for President?

BY REQUEST: Have you noticed? While citizen demands remain bottled up in Congress,

"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects..."

2006 inspection report for bridge 9340

Pelosi & Reid are gone as Dem leaders, toast

The FISA Fix/Mess- Combatting the Lies, Misinfo & Dysinformation. ACLU Fact Sheet

Thank you to every Democrat who voted no on the temp FISA changes.

There is nothing left to be outraged about

Eavesdropping isn't what it used to be. True story from WW II and the NAZIS.

Oh my gosh. Caption this pic of Karl Rove.

A story. Once upon a time there was a spoiled, stupid brat who was given the presidency.

How can anyone support this woman after her comments today about Lobbyists at YearlyKos?

It's 117 degrees in Iraq & there's no water

GOOD NEWS: Bush's Spy Bill Approved By Senate!

Yesterday I visited with a few of my neighbors

Please help save endangered Gray Wolves from the Bush administration!

draft al gore- if we buld it, he will come.

Mystery Poster over at TP...Deep Modem

HR 333 and the impeachment of Richard Cheney

Has anyone tallyed the "Hit List" yet? Who do we vote out? n/t

The DLC gave advice on surveillance in January this year.

Fuck you to every Democrat who voted yes on FISA

We all support impeachment. But here's my problem with "impeach right now no matter what" people

So the Dem bill Friday needed a 2/3 vote...Bush's bill today just needed a majority....

Larisa Alexandrovna: It's Official, We Are Police State.

Are IT careers vanishing as I have heard?

For Labor, Tuesday's Democratic Forum Is About Issues -- and Survival

Alabama: Clinton 38%, Edwards 19%, Obama 17%

Vote: Should CA decertify all the voting machines? (Bowen to announce by midnight!)

Slowly, Clinton Shifts on War, Quieting Foes

Hillary faces boos from the bloggers

American Othello

Lieberman's Losing Bid for Influence

Slowly, Clinton Shifts on War, Quieting Foes

Obama remark angers Pakistan (& Chicago Pakistani-Americans)

The Senate Leadership is largely responsible for the FISA bill

The Final Word on Hillary & YearlyKos

Political cartoon on investigation of Pat Tillman's murder...

It is going to take more than one election to change the face of

In Democratic weekly radio address, a child-care worker says Democrats are helping families

Dems in the House and Senate failed to pass tougher judicial checks and oversights:

Tancredo and the Other Crazies

There is something fundamentally wrong here. ......Daily Kos

The New Yorker: Votescam!!!!!

Bill Clinton entered the race on October 3, 1991.

Diebold can't even code a web page properly

I find Obama's statements refreshingly honest

Has anyone been attending Yearly Kos? If so did you see this dust-up?

State Department warns candidates to consider consequeces of campaign rhetoric

Response to Bush's recent EOs and other pronoucements

The Candidates and the Collapsing Economy

Is there a way to revoke party status from a Senator or Representative?

Current Status of the Primary Polls, State-by-State (8-3-07)

was eisenhower the last republican president who cared?

Yearlykos Presidential Forum Coming Up LIVE in less than 3 minutes. Video link below.

California, please. PLEASE find someone other than Dianne Feinstein.

Can we expect an attack in the next six weeks?

"Hillary worse than Bush"

Bernie Sanders’ Tussle With Nussle

Liquid Coal is a Bad Deal for Global Warming (Sierra Club petition to Congress)

Corporate Social Responsibility on Trial Monday!

Republican is he? Part # 8732: Queens Councilman Gallagher charged with rape.

Okay, let's face it. All of our Dem reps actions are not to keep us happy. They are for fence

California: HRC increases lead over Obama to 13%; Edwards closing in for 2nd

Republicans try to rebuke Murtha - unsuccessfully

Obama: "We give our power away all the time."

Holding the party accountable... from the outside in.

Chicago Tribune: No deadline for Edwards to bash Murdoch (and Fox)

Enough of this BS about "Lazy Americans not caring about the constitution"

Democratic candidates spar over K Street money

A political question that looks past The Candidate Slate ......

Washington Post: Bloggers Say it Again - They Like Edwards

What Was The Dems' Excuse For Legislating Warrantless Wiretapping?

Richardson for a balanced budget amendment...

Bloggers Say it Again - They Like Edwards

Right-wing effort to embarrass Murtha fails!!!!

Ignore the polls they are a waste of time.

John Edwards Stikes OUT!

Meta-crime and Meta-criminals

At YearlyKos, Clinton Defends Lobbyists


Dump Dick Day Video Contest: $1,000 Prize......... And Other Temptations

Slowly, Clinton Shifts on War, Quieting Foes

Dear Rep. Jay Inslee. Were you going to impeach? Sorry we just gave Gozo new powers. Is that ok?

In response to the unauthorized bio on Obama

My letter to Sen. Mikulski

John Conyers: What Of Impeachment?

Who will be doing "A heck of a job" this time?

It's time progressives go for progressives!


The Plot to Bury Progress....must see video

Harry Reid thinks we are idiots.

During House FISA debate, Congressman Nadler forced to withdraw a truthful statement

List of Dem/Senators voting yes on FISA:

Dan Moldea: Right Wing prepared to attack Bill Clinton anew!

Iraqi citizen: We are living in the Stone Age.

Juan Cole: "...could we please stop talking about whether we are going to nuke our allies?"

This may be naive of me...but are the "internets" in trouble?

Happy 46th Birthday, Mr. Obama!

Obama is CLEARLY doing well - otherwise, why would so many people be WHINING?

Bowen decertifies ALL electronic voting machines in CA!

I don't see anything Beyond Hillary..but "Nice Clothes" & Hubby who was P-Resident for 8 Years!

Something for all you 'we don't have to votes' types

I know it all depends on how it's spun by the media, but aren't Hillary supporters concerned?

Moderator Olbermann will open AFL-CIO Candidates Forum with question that might push them off guard

Bill Clinton and others praise Clark's autobiography (to be released Sept. 4)

Folks, I need help with understanding something. How did the repubs &

Obama "stunningly impressive" in off-the-record session with bloggers

Sen. Webb explains his vote on FISA

I'm Not Supporting Obama

Text of New Eavesdropping Law

Time to replace Harry Reid?

So what happens to Ron Paul and all his supporters once he fails to get the nomination?

OMG, I just re-added the "Back-wards Bush" countdown clock to my M.S. page, It's STILL 534 more days

Thank you Congress for my dilemma...House Approves Foreign Wiretap Bill

Lots of questions, I want some answers, so I'm turning to DU

Company accused of abducting Filipinos to build U.S. Embassy in Iraq

Did you know that Al Gore ran for President in 1988? Or am I the only one

Dems in the House will cave on FISA

Hillary defends Defense of Marriage Act, Welfare Reform, and passes the buck on Telecom Act

Why does the Senate Chaplain...

Is it just me, is anyone else losing sleep over the splitting electoral votes story in CA.

I have good days and bad is a bad day!

Reposting list of Blue Dogs and House New Democrats...keeping track of votes.

Ben Franklin Speaks!

Another Posting for Craigslist

Obama biography alleges Obama opposed the war partly as a political calculation

Transcript of Dean's Yearly Kos speech...on voting, democracy, and the internet.

Rep. Louise M. Slaughter(D) New York: “They have got us in a vise”

Hillary booed at YearlyKos debate for defending lobbyists

Obama hits back over "lack of experience" tag

X post of Greg Palast fundraiser thread. Come lend a hand and give us a K&R

Where is the next leader of the Democratic Party and this nation?

Candidates on the Political compass