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Archives: August 5, 2007

European heatwaves 'have doubled' - BBC

Figure in Iraq Mosque Bombing Is Killed, U.S. Says

What do rich Saudi kids do when they are bored?

Has anyone been able to Simpsonize the Moran?

The Moran is a raiders fan

Went music shopping today


NOOOOOO! Don't let them take me!!!

The "Eh, Screw 'em. Who needs 'em anyway?" Party

Does your family have a "secret" that nobody is supposed to mention?

Radio Lady Reviews: "Talk to Me" (Opens July 27, 2007)

New U.S law passed in terrorism fight

Dems in Congress should work to pass every dream bill

Security tightens up at all U.S ports

The Day Democracy Died!

The progressive Democrats in the Senate should start using the filibuster again!

Do we have enuf state government control to push

So, how many of these Benedict Arnold Dems are up for re-election in '08?

Robert Dallek In Washington Post: "Ouster By The People"

Real people, real money.

Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007 Passes

The GOP wins when we stop thinking and become emotional.

Washington Post: Ouster by the People

Email to my Senator - re: FISA

ACLU Issues A Scathing Statement About The Senate Dems...

Anyone who thinks impeachment would go through THIS congress...

I love Big Brother. I love Big Brother. I love Big Brother. I'm just

We gave away our 4th amendment rights today

Latest Zogby Poll rates Congress at 3% approval on

How big a majority do we need in the Senate and the House

Would a YouTube music video with 560,896 views and 2494 comments be considered successful?

What possible reason could they have for approving FISA? Only one thing comes to mind --

Let them bear the scarlet letter from this day forward! What shall we call the 57 Dems

"ACLU Condemns Senate for Passing Spy Law Changes" (... and the House is now included.)

Fours statements on the Senate's passage of Bush's FISA bill: Webb, McCaskill, Reid and Rockefeller

The terrorists have won.

"God bless the people from this part of the world." - Chimpy in MN

It seems like Karl Rove is still running this country

Upon Awakening ...

Greenwald: Democrats’ Responsibility for Bush Radicalism

No Money Down Disappearing as Mortgage Option

Jack Bauer's Next Mission: Fighting Global Warming

California Severely Limits Electronic Voting (AlterNet)

The Nation: Inflation's Undertow

In Bush we trust - or else


A Reflection on Hard and Obvious Realities

Scott Horton Interviews Bruce Fein August 3rd..

The Polar War

Civil liberties at stake in fearful times

After capturing the Wall Street Journal, Murdoch is gunning for the FT

The Bombs of August: Remembering Hiroshima and GW Bush

I'm disgusted

The Big Thaw: Big Oil Has Been Banking On It by Glitzqueen

Europe's Deadliest Deployment--The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division

Bomb Them Into Submission By James Brett

Robert Parry: Bush Gets a Spying Blank Check

Stock Market Meltdown By Mike Whitney

Our Man In New York: Baseball and bombs get the cash - bridges are just dull

Congress Should Require Simple Mortgage Pact


Weapons given to Iraq are missing

The calamity of disregard

Ex-Oil (VECO)magnate sowed political influence (with Republicans)

NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF: Mr. Bush, Here’s a Plan for Darfur

The Secrets of the World's Richest Man

The Nation: Al Franken's Rising Fortunes

Throw the Bums Out...Ours, Too (by Frank Dwyer at HuffPost)

Bridges to Somewhere

Enough Already with the Pathetic Excuses

Brit Commander: Afghan "Victory" could take 38 years

Impeachment 'off the table'––unconstitutional By P. A. Triot

The New Yorker: The Black Sites (CIA Torture)


The Rising Tide of Popular Discontent in America By kpominville

PAUL KRUGMAN: The Substance Thing

Stan Goff's latest on the Tillman fratricide

The Truth About Denial

UN Opens New Negotiations on Climate Change

U.S. House shifts $16 bln toward renewable energy

California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard Takes Shape

Evergreen Pulp selected by state for biomass-to-gas project (CA)

House Passes Key Renewable Energy Amendment (Nat'l Audubon Society statement)

Sustainable Living: Getting ahead on renewable energy

Japan's hybrid train hailed as the future of rail travel

Bid to clean up, then buy uranium (enrichment) plants raises eyebrows in Congress

Investors warned to steer clear of nuclear

Stillwell Avenue Gets Solar Powered Terminal (Coney Island, NY)

Dumbest article ever.

What's out in Nigeria

GM electric car said to be ahead of Toyota

Utilities: Not easy being green (FL)

What Happens Next?

Al Gore In Israel This November

Tuna shift from pet food to delicacy as stocks fall

I-277 solar lights will be just bright enough (Charlotte, NC)

Truthout: This Business of a US-India Nuclear Deal

I will nevah Google again. Blackle is the new Green!

Cape Wind opponents see it in deeper waters (Mass.)

(Hydrogen) Fuel-cell buses promised for 2010 Olympics

Beating Global Warming with Solar Power (Denver)

Is "Killtown" an anti-Semitic hate site?

Indian call center lands in Ohio

The calamity of disregard (British warned Tenet about invading Iraq)

Sri Lanka War Takes Toll on Innocents

US, Afghan presidents to discuss Taliban

House approves $460B Pentagon budget

Memorial Service Set for Bridge Victims

Gangs smuggling Cubans into US via Mexico route

Israel faces Holocaust protests

Foot-and-mouth strain identified

US Kills Shrine Bomber; Mortars Kill 13

Ex-jurist (Francis P.) O'Connor dies at 79

Suspect in editor's slaying is booked

Republican Rivals Renew Debate Series

Charges threaten Alaska funding pipeline

MNC-I Soldiers attacked (3 incidents, 4 dead)

Foot and mouth came from American research centre three miles from farm outbreak

Iraq's Maliki rejects Sunnis' resignations

Iran and Nicaragua in barter deal

GOP hopefuls generally agree on Iraq

The Secrets of the World's Richest Man

House OKs new taxes on oil companies

Army Corps dumps old bombs, charges town

Ex-Oil (VECO)magnate sowed political influence (with Republicans)

U.S. blames Shiite militia for attacks

House Approves Taxes on Oil Companies

Nine killed in Baghdad mortar attack

GOP Rivals Agree On Iraq, Spar On Abortion

Turkey to Warn Iraq on Rebel Sanctuaries

Taliban threaten SKoreans as Karzai, Bush set to meet

Embattled Japan PM apologises to atom bomb victims

Bush Signs Law Widening Reach for Wiretapping

Weapons Given to Iraq Are Missing (GAO Estimates 30% of Arms Are Unaccounted For)

Shades of Difference on Iraq, Abortion Highlight Iowa GOP Debate

Jail term disappoints murdered Iraqi girl's family (wanted death penalty)

China cleans up one-child slogans

Bloggers Consider Forming Labor Union

Afghan president counters US rhetoric on Iranian role in country (Iran a "helper and a solution")

Bush Signs Law To Expand Warrantless Surveillance

Ex-Home Depot Chief Taking Reins at Chrysler

Afghan President Bringing Bush a Gloomy Report on Security

In Debate, Republicans Make the Case for Staying in Iraq

House approves Pentagon funds, holds fire on Iraq

Illegal Crops Creep Into the Suburbs (mj)

Northwest Airlines' pilot union approves deal

Bear Stearns co-president, co-COO quits (as hedge funds become worthless

Civil rights attorney Hill dies at 100

US Air Force weighs keeping jobs in US or moving them to France

190,000 weapons Given to Iraqis are Missing

Judges, lawyers to discuss co-conspirator behind closed doors

Tons of Repaving Material Was on Bridge at Collapse

Huge Purple Heart Rendered in N.Y. Field

Iraqi police say 60 bodies found in Baquba

Mystery solved: Rosacea's Cause Uncovered

China tells living Buddhas to obtain permission before they reincarnate

Shark Fin Scandal Explodes in Ecuador (corruption exposed; fins ordered returned to poachers )

Oklahoma Police Kill 5-Year Old Boy While Shooting at Snake

Cuban boxers head home, deny defecting

Hey ZombyWoof, I am ready for my nightly scolding!

Love you dearly, JVS

Saw the Bourne Ultimatum today

Julee Cruise - Falling (for Twin Peaks fans)

Drunken Bush

addiction to heavy-metal music a disability?

Where the hell is everyone?

Smokey and the bandit....

Best music video ever?

I had a chance meeting with a well known actress tonight...

A mind-blowing quantum thought....

I've developed an intense hatred of DJs

I saved a lot of tadpoles yesterday ~ ask me anything ...

Just got back from the Simpsons Movie. Meh.

The opening scene to the film "Zodiac".....

Allow me to rant a moment - why does it take a check 9 days to clear

what do I do with these Tomatillas?

has anyone played "Dream Chronicles"

Need some help computer geeks

Does anybody else know their Oscar Mayers classification?

Is youtube slow for anyone else?

Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Results - LOL!

"Hurdy Gurdy Man" - Donovan

I will be SO DAMNED HAPPY . . .


Showgirls: A Masterpiece of American Cinema


Daniel Radcliffe’s career keeps on growing - and so does his moustache!

A portrait of the Wyeths

If this isn't Irony, I don't know what Irony is...

Indian suspect in banana ordeal

My Computer Has Been Acting A Little Weird

I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up- 2Intense remix

Here's something cool I found wile "Stumbleing"

Damn it!

*sigh* apparel lust again.

Anybody going on the cruise with Randi Rhodes this weekend?

The Number 23 is probaly the shittiest movie I've seen in years.

lookie here... a live one

Comcast sucks for pulling NFL Network out of the Sports Package...

In lieu of one of my other posts (Baseball God) . . .

Anyone recommend a good place to get union-made in USA tee shirts?

Another fine day at the Temescal Farmers Market . . .

And close to Camp David is a little piece of heaven .....

Why don't men generally WAKE UP??

Citizen Kane remix trailer.

Bulldogs vs. bullfrogs

Impossible guitar

My favorite poem from childhood . . .

my husband andy roddick on telley now at the legg mason classic.

Friend Quotes....

My grandpa passed away this morning.

Five Sunday questions

What member of the fictional Corleone family would your pet be?

It is FREAKING hot in St Louis and it's gonna get HOTTER

Does your family have an edict that nobody is supposed to disobey?

"Titannica" One of the funniest vids ever

Has anybody checked out the new TV show "Mad Men"? It's pretty good, actually.

Look what I found on the Greatest Page.

Question about my daughter's bird...

Check your PM's!!!!!

if caL ripken had any cLass

Dedicated to GD

What are the best film, book, song, CD, play, painting, and TV shows of the last 25 years?

OK, what the fuck did I miss?

Can't we all just get a long?

Fish hear me

Fish fear me

A touch of the poetic: Dialogue from Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire"

Fish wear me.

Fish cheer me.

Sign of the endtimes approaching...

Will the last person in GD please turn the lights out before you go.

Would you believe I totally rejected one house because the neighbor had a hummer

Which "Transformers" movie do you prefer?

Ya know what would scare me if I was a fish?

Fish? Dear me!

LADIES only . . .

Ahem, as I was saying, I'm BACK!

Why do people celebrate birthdays?

Any Loungers celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937?


Saw "The Simpsons Movie" today--overrated, imo

Maybe I'll leave too.

Saw the Ditty Bops last night

Does Anyone have any experiences with Montessori schools?

Fish near me

I've been nearly internet-free for a week...have I missed anything?

Any substitute teachers here?

Sunday roses - {dial-up warning}

Hi, I'm new here. Have I missed anything?

My niece and nephew did "LOLniece&nephew" this weekend!

Headline from the future: "President Clinton Signs Out Of Iraq Now Bill"

Damn, I just finished Tuesdays With Morrie.

Didn't see this 'Family Guy' before: the store: "Britches and Hose"

Have sore throat and low-grade fever. Who knows anything bout West Nile?

Whew. It's rough in GD today. Would anyone like to discuss garden tomatoes? Warm from the sun...

Question?? how do I join the Du Activist group.

Who can explain life insurance?

OK, I don't get this ad, the one where the guys dreams "miss him"

Does FedEx deliver to residences on Sundays?

So help me God, there's an Eagles tribute band playing down the street

How do you make Republican Chicken Soup?

Hello, I Must Be Going - Groucho Marx

OMG!!! your baby girl's first rifle case in adorable pink camo!

I just ordered upside-down maps for my grandkids

Iron Sheik argues with Iron Sheik Jr (video of actually insane wrestler on Howard Stern last week)

Check out the BIG one I saw in Big D

Trouble ahead, trouble behind...

Buy me...

Just so you'll have sweet dreams


Meet Jessica, the pet hippo

White men can jump

Hey maybe Tom Glavine will knock Barry Bonds off the top of the sports pages...

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid - A Very Important Conclusion...

Extreme Makeover Home Edition

And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going.

More than Ron Jeremy...

If DU is the starship Enterprise, then...

I have new found sympathy for White People

Caption this pic...

I hurt my left index finger

Thomas the Crack Engine

The only baseball record I'd want to see broken

Multiple question marks are the new punctuation marks for ending statements????

Good evening, all...


So I need a part-time job as a graduate student, can any of you suggest something?

Holy crap, I think I'm becoming a vegetarian!

How many/what albums have you bought in the last 30 days?

Just had my first "seeded" watermelon in years!

Who's gonna buy this t-shirt ? (helps if you've seen a particular Family Guy episode)

Why don't men generally wear make up?


A snapshot of my sojourn from the Lounge to GD this afternoon.

They're dropping like flies in GD. Is anyone HERE leaving???

Will genetic engineering improve kittens?

Tales from Earthsea. Squee!

In less than 8 hours my kids will be at their first day of school...

Anyone else NOT give a crap about Barry Bonds?

I say we organize a major East Coast Protest/Halloween Party - Oct 27th

Barry Bonds parody of "Hey There Delilah"

May I please have some advice?

I've used the word "mascara" twice today. Should I worry about my sexuality?

Please, Baseball God . . .

"What do you do at a Young Republicans meeting?"

Why on earth would people harass senior citizens?

Please remember that 24 hours means

Fine, straight, limp hair . . .

Name me a nice coastal town with a reasonable cost of living...

I fell in love with Olvera Street today!

"I'm not an alcoholic, I'm a drunk. Alcoholics go to meetings."

Does anyone here have scoliosis?

It feels like a winter's day today . . .

Auction to benefit animals in need of homes

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 8/5/07

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 8/5/07 Bonus (by request: Sherwin Bitsui)

Is Budweiser a performance enhancing drug?

Leave a creative smilies post

favorite slow dance songs?

Do you think sexual orientation runs in families?

Going to the Bahamas today

Our rug got peed on while we were watching the Big Lebowski last night

Anybody know anything about Montessori schools?

Your favorite SEINFELD secondary characters....

I'm leaving

IVAW Bus Tour pics

Business cartoon 8-5-07 CEO

A strike for better healthcare, this is not a labor oriented article

Sutter nurses union not talking strike yet

Hoffa Calls on Bloggers to be the Voice of Working Families

Tankhaul Victory in California

Workday Minnesota: Invest in infrastructure now, unions urge

AFSCME MN Council 5 on I-35W Bridge Collapse

Union says labor is only 10 percent of car costs

2 biggest blunders in Labor history

USW Calls On Firestone to Recognize New Union Leadership in Liberia

Local 49 member believed to be among missing I-35W

For unions, challenge is generational

State AFL-CIO confab in Waterloo (Ia) to host six presidential candidates

AFL-CIO Asks for Reins on Firms

Air Traffic Controller's Union Wants Discipline For Supervisor In Assault On Worker

Labor 2008: The Battle Begins


Michael Moore and the Portable Mosh Pit

Bill Clinton Plays Saxaphone on Arsenio Hall 06-03-92

911 was an inside job

Equal Rights by Peter Tosh

Paul McCartney - Freedom Reprise

One Love by Bob Marley

Monty Python's Life of Brian- Scene 5-- The Stoning


FISA Debate - Nadler: 'The Illegal Actions (Admin) Has Taken Outside the Law'

FISA debate Jackson Lee

The Unknown Candidate

V for Vendetta

If You Have No Plan, Say 'Michael Moore' (Diner Employee vs. Mitt Romney)

Democrat Lite

At YearlyKos:John Edwards Challenges Dem Candidates to Reject Lobbyist Donations. Hillary Refuses.

Edwards cheered at YearlyKos

Outlaw In Chief

Getting Iraq Wrong - Michael Ignatieff is still wrong.

Goose City Bomb-- Loud -- Like A Firecracker - Ha Ha Ha

Progressive Pastor Calls for Protests on 9/11/07

Interesting take on who populates the Right - NY Times Book section

Reposting Friday's NYT editorial: "Stampeding Congress, Again"

One bad apple spoils the whole bunch......

Here-Check Out Some Live Acoustic Stuff...

C-SPAN now: Watching Novak drool and slobber over Reagan

Okay, I'll compromise

Now I have heard it all (well, almost - but this is just plain freakin stupid)

"Stop Being Characters In Their Story"

Bill McKern put a nice bio together for Molly Ivans

"Masters of SF" - a Bush parallel...

The Party of Fear, the Party Without A Spine, and the National Surveillance State

So what evidence is this guy basing his cartoon on?

The only post to combine piping plovers, New Jersey cats and the constitutional right to nudity

When fundies attack

I don't want to hear

Over 82,000 formaldehyde FEMA trailers still occupied...

THANK YOU to the 181 Dems in the House and 26 in the Senate who voted against Domestic spying bill

Just another day of corruption: "Feds knew about TYC abuse cases"

Patriots Who Love the Troops to Death

Juan Cole: Al-Anbar Residents approve of Sunni withdrawal

Pat Tillman -- farewell to a good man

Gunga Din Takes a Vacation

I saw a strange thing today....

Maybe Keith should do another "Special Comment" on Monday

Congress Caves - As other articles state, the Dems are always afraid:

What do you think of optional "world religions" courses in public schools?

Three Turkish soldiers killed in roadside attack

What do you think of Blogs-Bill O'Lielly -conventiondailykso on Wash J. now

Well then.. this rightie has human "evolution" all "figgered out".

US media blitz for war - Big guns of August

Feds knew about Texas Youth Commission abuse cases

Note to Congress: "They" don't have to bomb our buildings or bridges or be on our streets...

Do, did Bush sign the FISA bill while we slept. Some Repugs made it

Drunken Bush

Minnesota disaster highlights poor state of US bridges

Gangs smuggling Cubans into US via Mexico route

abc with George S. Rupublican debate. He is the moderator. Just started

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

Feds knew about Texas Youth Commission abuse cases

Did Tim Russert just use the word "misunderestimated" in a question to Gates?

The Party of Fear, the Party Without A Spine, and the National Surveillance State


Does being eligible for parole in 10 years for this crime sound about right to you?

Man Allegedly Beat Roommate To Death

FRANK RICH: Patriots Who Love the Troops to Death

Fox sunday talk show will have panal on DailyKos conv. Up after commercial.

For gays in Iraq, a life of constant fear

This song keeps rolling in my mind

Would like to hear from the Blue Dogs on DU.

Texas wants Oklahoma's water and is going to sue them to get it?

"will this just be another photo-op"----this was the Question from our ALLIES

A rotting infrastructure vs. a bunch of guys with box-cutters

Report from Seattle Constitutional Crisis Event

When the marauding Huns have done with laying waste to the nation..

Condi Rice & Rahm Emanuel Coming Up On Face The Nation

I wonder how Riverbend is doing?


More problems with Earthlink. Haven't received any emails since 8:00 pm yesterday.

The Brookings Inst. guys are on Fox news sun. talk show.

New Congresscritters for impeachment

Kurds say US 'pushed' Islamic law in Iraq

The Sunday shows are so bad this week....

If Gonzales Resigns During the Vacation ....

"the worst floods in living memory "

Video, Report Details Evangelism at Highest Levels of US Military

If you can stomach it... Repubs debating live on ABC - "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos

For some odd reason, I'm watching the GOP debate

Loss of Anthem video gives family the blues (Thief stole camera, disc from checked bag)

There are many International members at DU. Will we now be an open target for

Parents wary after Mattel recall; Toys tainted with lead paint may be in kids’ hands

The War on Terror and Sesame Street: "War Is OK", says Elmo.

House approves $460B Pentagon budget

Was I seeing things or did some al Qaeda terra-ists try and blow up a highway in S.C. yesterday?

Do you feel the Democratic candidate has already been coronated?

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: Myths and Facts

Deja Vu All Over Again.....

DKos - In The Vaults Where The Dry Powder is Stored

Green transportation...what do you think?

Does anyone have a list of the vote on the FISA bill or know where I can get one?

ABC's GOP debate is on now. It's infuriating.

Why in the hell do the "Republics" continue, and I mean, continue

Obama canvassing in Dubuque, Iowa: August 4th Edition


"Beau" by Jimmy Stewart

**SUNDAY PBS 3pm Bill Moyers: Buying the War

Raise your hand if you REALLY thought the FISA bill would fail

So, I had this REALLY wierd dream last night...

Stockton, Calif stops a water takeover attempt

Leahy/Specter And Possible Hearings about 1 Billion Ins. Fund not paying 9/11 Claims.

If we started full withdrawal of troops from Iraq today, it would take 2 years to complete...

Here is a helpful list of members of the commission that control the world

Call it Torture, Dammit

President Eisenhower's words on sound foreign policy hold true today

Deaf Voting - 2 million strong (captioned for the hearies)

Should Bush & Cheney Resign or be Impeached? (poll)

$460 BILLION Pentagon Budget. That's a LOT of cookies.

Seems to me it's time to rethink the trans-generational importance of infrastructure.

Katrina Evacuees Trapped In Trailers - ("I want to go home")

Tax Cuts at work

Florida Man Jumps White House Fence (AP)

A true Hispanic voice: GONZALES shames Hispanics. (Not NAVARRETTE talking)

Our leaders let us down on the FISA mess

Step 1 in Health Care Debate: Take Control of the Language

Brown v Board of Education attorney dies at 100

Alter: Is California GOP Trying to Steal the 2008 Election?

Latin American hired guns shrug off Iraq war risks for payday

Don't sit under the WHITES ONLY tree with anyone but me!

Air Pollution Harms Children's Lungs for Life

I don't think we can count on our military officers to be on the good side

Instead of getting pissed off at each other, get pissed about these:

Corruption Reports Challenge Credibility

Myth: US bombing Pakistan is new.....

One cannabis joint as bad as five cigarettes: study

Barry Bonds is easy to hate and convenient to blame

Latin American hired guns shrug off Iraq war risks for payday

Something to consider for what happened with FISA

I'll see your ignorant RW Cult Member LTTR and RAISE YOU ONE!

The Torture Czar needs an additional title to go along with his expanded powers

dupe n/t

Less than 2.5 fucking years for accessory to a rape-murder????

Is there any country that has a "Fair Tax"?

Don Manzullo, 16th District of Illinois

Guardian: Iraq imposes 'Saddam style' ban on oil union

Ominous Murdock Quote on WSJ Acquisition "He's pledged to enlarge the Journal's Washington bureau"

Era of the Bourgeois Romantic:The façade of US Altruism, the biotech industry & those that buy into

So I turn on NBC this morning

Pastor charged with DUI and indecent exposure...

The Propaganda Surge is ON

Hamas has taken over the Gaza Strip and you can thank Elliott Abrams for that

If we can find $2 trillion for war, don't you think we could find a couple of bil for healthcare?

Why "DO" I come here?

Michael Savage-Weiner suspects Dem Conspiracy for Judge Robert's seizure!

Just curious...what if Will Pitt had just walked away from DU, no

RADICAL FRINGE TOON Sun 8/5 -- flip the bird

Is Pitt Nuts? Thoughts on the Dems/Clinton Thread

if caL ripken had any cLass

Why do I think that General Petraeus' September report is already done?

Secret log at heart of wiretap challenge

Am I wrong to be angry at the myriad of Congressional vacations?

WTF is wrong with these people?

Hello, I must be going...

Bill Kristol: Always the administration's shill.

Proposed NEW FORUM: The Drama Queen Forum.

Thomas Jefferson could discuss revolution but we at DU cannot!?

I've decided not to leave

A tale of irony: "Tell me if you can spot the terrorist in this story"

OK, Me too. I've had it and I'm leaving. I had a thread locked and

I am not leaving but I have decided not to repair the tear on my DU bumper sticker.

That's it! I'm leaving too!

I left a little earlier in the day...


while the dems were out "power-played" by bushco ... I think a different power-play

Proposed NEW FORUM: Head-in-the-sand Enabler / DLC Acolyte Forum

If You're Going To Leave, Why Bother To Tell Us All About It?

I'm taking the mid-night-train to Georgia...,.and then over to the Lounge.

For all of you fuckers wishin' I'd leave, I ain't!

I'm leaving. Here are some of the reasons why. Good-bye.

I'm leaving on a jet plane

I'm Posting On DU And Here's Why

I'm not leaving DU and here's why.

Op/Ed-Bush Admin Makes Allies of America’s Worst Enemies. And our enemies their greatest benefactors

Here's a shout out to the mods. Thanks for the work you do.

Any tips on how to navigate Daily Kos?

you know, everything about politics is difficult.

**********Punishment Park************

The Democrats' performance thus far has been disappointing

This is the US attorney of Alabama that did rove's bidding

Need some help... please

Did someone leave?

WWJD Upon Meeting the Commander In Chief.... At last an answer

Lesson: Don't F**k with the rich peoples toys

Schroedinger's DU

Austria's chancellor calls for complete abolition of nuclear arms worldwide

Time to Clean Up the Mess! - Patriots, Get to Work!

Hmmm. What do you think of this?

Bush has ruined the image of Democracy

Meghalaya tribal award for Al Gore

sunday afternoon humor to lighten the load

Contaminated green beans...

Ssssshhh! This is the Reason We're so Frayed & Combative Right Now:

'Spy Power: Bush Demands, Congress Delivers -- Again and Again and Again'

3669 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

Some thoughts on 2008 and the Democratic Party

Let's allow Michael Vick to motivate NFL players

Some thoughts on Mikulski's vote Friday...

Republicans side with Hillary Clinton in Iowa

A little tin-foily - boom boxes

The WH uses executive privilege more often than ___________?

THE GOOD PEEPS VS THE BAD PEEPS///like crabs in a bucket, they fight to get out

EFF v Department of Justice. (Hearing just 2 weeks ago.) Just an FYI.

Question about the wire-tapping law.

Hillary taking Murdoch money?

A Better Foreign Polilcy - President Eisenhower's Parting Advice

Are there any unlocked threads left? Shirley this is a record?

Blue Dog Democrats = The Candy Assed Caucus

RW'ers: Supreme Court not right wing enough

"Kurdistan, The other Iraq"-on 60 minutes, building rush, mic and D's, money

Question for those with knowledge of the FISA legislation

Those of you who agree with those "blue dog" votes on FISA, explain why

Anyone got a link to the vote on the Senate FISA bill?

So, All Good Things Must Come to an End. Farewell Mr. Pitt, and Thank You.

Ain't Primary Season Fun?

**Email VIRUS Alert: DU'ers watch your inboxes**

With all these "don't leave DU" threads happening yanno what the worst thing is?

to opihimoimoi

Google presents Blackle - save enegry. *

How many people on here consider themselves Democrats?

Bush Visits Site of Minneapolis Bridge Collapse

A One-Act Play: This weekend at DU

Hi, I'm new here. Have I missed anything?

Dems realize that Republicans are going to call them "weak on terror" anyway, right?

Army Corps dumps old bombs, charges town (Surf City, NJ)

DU yourself a favor: drop the phrase "attention whore" from your lexicon.

Adios, Motherfuckers.

As Karazi enjoys burgers with boosh, keep in mind that the Rice woman was a Soviet expert ..........

Frank Rich: Patriots Who Love the Troops to Death

Believe it or not, there is STILL some good news to be had...

Looking For a Leaker - FBI Raids Home of former Justice Dept Lawyer

What he said and when he said it.. six years' worth

legislation to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)

What has Gingrich been drinking? Anti-Kool-Aid?

republican Taliban grills Romney for not being as moonbat crazy as he is...

Was the recent classic movie Office Space

Who else knew that the Nigerian Embassy in Rome was ransacked on Jan. 2, 2001?

A philosophical question on the internet and censorship

Is everyone leaving because they are afraid of the new FISA bill that passed?

Caption * and Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai

An observation --Just Why did the DOW climb to all-time high of 14000? Theories?

How LOW can he go?

Why is the National Hurricaine Center located in a spot likely to be hit by a hurricaine?

Something nice I can say connected to congressional democrats:

Raw Truth (must see video)

Cory Doctorow talk at google. Discussing state of play with

"DU A Poll" Time...

You guys do know that when Petraeus reports in September that everything is wonderful in Iraq....

Video: Romney clucks at us that George W. Bush has "kept us safe"!

Fuel out of salt water? This guy says it's

I'm really worried about...

As Uncle Will used to say

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The Storm Worm

Ok - I've been gone a little bit - who left?

Let's check out what Matt PUDGE is crapping about tonight!!

40 miles East Of Nashville 104 degrees

Wood donation drive..

Wow! maybe we can get BatMan to fight Shrub and BushCo. next......

Candidates line up to visit Jon Stewart

what a metal expert said on CNN late last night


I saw a really crappy movie from a company I invest in, should I write a bad review or good one?

anyone watching the Freakshow on CSPAN right now?

Caught On Tape! The GOP's Plot to Stall Congress [VIDEO]

Progressive Democrats > DINOS > right wing Republicans

Holiday Dinner Dynamics of the Big Tent

Bush's illegal spying is now the LAW!

Anyone looking to do something unselfish?

Looking For a Leaker (Gov't Looks For Leaker on Warrantless Wiretaps)

Anyone walk by Department of Justice HQ (in DC) lately?

Youtube is DOWN??

Is anyone watching "Christopher Horner" "debunking" climate change theory on CSPAN2 right now?

Salon: Cheerful Boos For Hillary (YearlyKos)

Remember the Boy Scout who tried to build a nuclear reactor?

What's the argument FOR the "foreign wiretap bill?" Please explain this to me...

Is it possible our Bushler is "challenged" due to some reason..confirmed or not? Of Course he shows

SCLC to honor Michael Vick. Presidential candidates to attend

After this FISA Bullshit, it's clear there will be no Impeachment, of ANYONE

8 yr old girl scalded to death. Stepmother charged. Her daddy was on his way home from Iraq.

How Baghdad apartment dwellers are getting their water in 117 degree heat

Baltimore Sun: A Blaring Call For Impeachment

TPM: Rove Violated The Hatch Act...

Al Gore In Israel This November

Pelosi Letter To Conyers-After Last Night's Tragedy: 'Amend FISA As Soon as Possible'

Virtually Every Bush Scandal Bears Mark-Not Merely Of Dem Capitulation BUT Dem Participation

The answer is to TARGET the Blue Dogs AND the DLC

It's hard to root for a team full of lousy players, with a shitty coach.

The New Frontier (A Question)

Democrats’ Responsibility for Bush Radicalism

What is wrong with the people in this country ?

"Everything is blamed on global warming" - today's insane LTTE

Patriots Who Love the Troops to Death (NYT: Frank Rich eviscerates the sissyhawks)

Democratic Party is growing more liberal

George McGovern Tribute on C-Span - Excellent! We need more like him.

Blue Dog Dem Toon!!

The 16 Democrats that voted to allow George Bush & Dick Cheney to spy on American citizens

"The Abu Ghraib whistleblower's ordeal" - Joe Darby on BBC Radio

how should you deal with a crazy wing nut?

The Patriotic Duty to Absolutely Crush Corrupt Government Officials...

And now for something totally different

Signs of faltering US economy surface

Newt Gingrich calls the war on terror "phony"

Fucklehead on Passage of Intelligence Security Legislation

Puppys and butterflys

Co-worker just switched from the (R) to the big (D)

"Bush Signs Law to Expand Eavesdropping"

HA!!! Look at the "who won the debate" results on ABC!

Village rises for New Orleans musicians.

We got hit by a drunk driver this afternoon.

Last Week My Retirement Savings Lost More Money Than My Annual Retirement Payments

Bushs New Signing Statement Mocks Democratic Party & The Constitution

Why Is Everybody Leaving? (Sic) Headquarters, Representatives Needing Changed (Not *YOU*, Vitter)

The Pentagon has lost track of about 190,000 AK-47 assault rifles

Interactive Map: State by state-deficient and obsolete bridges...

When was it decided that "Party Loyalty" was a virtue?

Looking For a Leaker-Former Justice Dept Lawyer's Home Raided By FBI (Newsweek)

'Progress' in Iraq" This is how I see it

190,000 assault rifles and pistols given to Iraq are missing...

Buzzflash: Dems in Congress Once Again Enable Bush and Cheney to Spy on Us

How much influence do RW radio talk show hosts have in Blue Dog districts?

Let's face it guys; civilization needs all the help it can get from the Goddess

IMPEACH NOW! Either you are for the Constitution and Justice or you are complicit to fascism. Revolt

Just saw Bourne Ultimatum: See what electronic surveillence looks like.

What is this, Lemmings off the Cliff Weekend or what?!

Matt Stoller: Why the Progressive Movement Couldn't Stop FISA

Would you wear something ORANGE everyday until Bush & Cheney are impeached?

Any DUers here ever hang out on Progressive Island in Second Life?

Happy Birthday Helen Thomas!

This is not about the Democrats who voted against Bush's FISA bill

We desperately need higher taxes!

Our system of government really, really sucks.

A Christian Taliban, 'Christian Embassy' is running the military.

I'll vote Democratic in '08 even though Dems don't walk on water

I'd like to be Mod For A Day.

Why I stay - a Revival -- ((((((((( Ripple Effect ))))))))))

Now everyone just STOP RIGHT THERE!. . Katie bar the door!

A list of Benedict Arnold Democrats - and the Democrats who will challenge them in '08

There is nothing, but death.

Jane Mayer's indispensable story on the CIA black sites and the unlawful torture...

The FISA Amendment and The Founders

In Silicon Valley, Millionaires Who Don’t Feel Rich

May 24, 2006: Large Study Finds No Link between Marijuana and Lung Cancer

So Many Dark Things we Don’t Know about

More Bush-Congress court fights likely

Candidates line up to visit Jon Stewart

We have a guy running for president who thinks the Garden of Eden was located in Missouri?

Larisa Alexandrovna: Here is How Your FISA Will Be Used...

This Modern World: Why In The World Would Dems Be Hostile To Such PROFESSIONAL Journalists?

Son outsources care for his parents to India

All of our Democratic legislators smeared

Congress Authorizes Wire Tapping President

To all who put Party before Country:

Seems the Blue Dogs are deal makers between the to their website..

In Richistan: Fantastic Wealth for a Few; Steady Decline for Many

Bloggers Say it Again - They Like Edwards

WP,pg1: The Rise Of Jeri Thompson: Fred's Wife Is Helping to Shape His Probable Bid

The Abu Ghraib whistleblower's ordeal (BBC News)

Capitulation by Democrats in name only.

We no longer have a representative government

Non Sequitur: So, How Come I Get Punished when I Sweep Dirt Under the Rug?

GOP Hopefuls Generally Agree on Iraq (AP)

Tell Congress: Support Fair Elections Now!

How many times a year (or session) do Senators and/or Representatives vote?

Pablo nails the Dems.

When you have a long national nightmare like Bush the gifts...

Congress recesses amid Democratic achievements (Reuters)

There is only ONE quasi rational Pub in that debate this morning!

Vichy Dem Bush enablers- the list for primary challenges

Controversial federal judgeship advances (Diane Feinstein sides with Repukes, tips scales)

A strike for better healthcare, this is not a labor related post

MSM gets YearlyKos basically right

HELLO! Congress represent constituents, not the looney, left libtards that bash them.

Are we the only Party that cares about civil liberties?


Obama Campaign: Statement In Response To Republican Debate

Candidates line up to visit Jon Stewart

Another Democratic senator from VA? GOP "gloomy" about John Warner likely retiring

Does anyone have a Link to the Condi Rice/Salesclerk Dust Up?

What Senator Clinton said was technically correct.

Gates says Iraq politics disappointing (Reuters)

Obama should have stuck to his guns on issue of nuclear weapons

Americans That Sell Out The Constitution

What did the line up of white middle aged Republican males have to say

Six Judiciary Committee Members for Impeachment

No matter how big the crimes of bush/Cheney impeachment is now dead

Next time I get a traffic ticket, I will DEMAND that the judge change the law for me:

We should get millions of protesters to surround the Capitol upon Congress' return...

Virginia GOP Sees Warner Stepping Down

costs of staying will be borne US; the cost of leaving will be borne by Iraqi

If Watergate had happened During Bush's presidency. . .

Obama retracts comment on use of nuclear weapons

Cheney at the Bat

The Alaska political corruption investigation: Overview of the key figures

FBI raids DOJ attorney's home in search for warrantless wiretap information leaker RAW STORY

Iowa straw poll next Saturday may buoy 2nd-tier GOP hopefuls

Thoughts on FISA Amendment..

Did you hear Crazy Sam Brownback on the Republican debate (C-SPAN)

Hillary to Name Al Gore as Running Mate

Satire: McCain’s Internet Strategy

I am sitting here in shock!!!!!!!

Washington Post: What Workers Want, Congress Should Provide

2 Questions on Eavesdropping: Pres. Clinton's role and attorney/client confidentiality

Is Dodd the only presidential candidate to comment on the FISA vote so far?

A Key Solution to America’s Shrinking Middle Class: Union Membership


Analysis: Hillary Dances to Defend Bill

Where is the video for the daily kos forum?

Idealism and dealism

Kucinich to Submit Your Impeachment Petitions to Congress

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

Was anybody watching the (R) Debate this AM?

Weird, strange and unnecessary quotations from Republican candidates--today's top four

one last, final screw you and the elephant you rode in on to the DLC/Dinos

Obama DID NOT change his opinion on use of nuclear weapons

If You Think Democrats Are So Moronic

Clark seems to have a fundamental disagreement with Biden on a tripartite "solution."

Hillary said at Yearlykos forum that Dean's 50-State strategy was "exactly the right thing to do"

Can One Reporter Take Down a Presidential Candidate? - Edwards

Consider me officially against Heath Shuler (NC11) in 2008

You'll never believe what Cheney and the SOS of Bush Sr admin said to Biden in '91

Photos: Barack Obama today campaigning in Park City, Utah

Which Democratic Candidate(s) will allow criminal investigations?

Since November of last year when the Dems recaptured...

The Dumbest Thing the Washington Post Could Print

OK DU'ers I have a serious question about a candidate for President

democratic parties list of achievements......

Florida Dems to National Dems....we'll do the primary our way. Will get interesting.

Jonathan Alter : A Red Play for The Golden State

Al From says two Democratic chairman, Jesse Jackson, and activists...

Photos: Barack Obama yesterday in Chicago and celebrating his birthday with SCLC, Rev Joseph Lowery

In response to an earlier thread: Keith Olbermann never said he was pro-Hillary

DU this poll! Should Gonzalez be investigated for perjury?

Clinton-Obama Tensions Spill Into the Senate

FBI raiding home of NSA leaker as Dems cave on eavesdropping...

Obama canvassing in Dubuque, Iowa: August 4th Edition

Clinton gains respect at gathering of bloggers (SF Chronicle)

Fox's Bill Kristol takes 'benign view' of bridge collapse

Democratic Self-Appreciation Thread 2: What do you admire the most about John Edwards?

Debra Bowen’s Big, Bad-Ass, Fabulously Gutsy Choice (X)

A Devil's Dictionary for the Candidate Wars

Dean: "I was often criticized during the campaign for coming on so strongly"

Why is only OBAMA called "naive" when Hillary and Bush both said THEY'D strike inside Pakistan, too

Romney says Obama has gone from Jane Fonda to Dr. Stangelove in less than a week

I believe 2008 will give us a Democratic White House.

Maddow vs Malkin on the Bridge Collapse and the "Kossification" of America

Throw Out Incumbent Democrats

The "Keep the center" , "Don't criticize your own" meme has been going for years.

Looking Back at Biden. I thought it was a great talk.

God this place is depressing!