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Archives: January 2, 2008

Blast in Sri Lankan capital kills 4

Six Hamas militants killed in Israeli operation

Caucuses Bring Power Only to Some in Iowa [not troops]

Whites More Likely to Get ER Narcotics

U.S. to launch criminal probe of CIA tapes

Mukasey: Criminal probe begins into CIA tapes

Scotland Yard to help in Bhutto probe

Iraq invites international oil companies to expand oil industry

(Obama read this) Reluctant Retirement Savers May Be Scared Straight by These Stats

Oil futures hit $100 a barrel

Candidates Struggle to Iowa Finish Line

Snorting a Brain Chemical Could Replace Sleep

Delphi Chairman Miller in-line for $8.3 million

Man leaps off bridge, taking police dog with him

Now WGA Says: *No* Deal Reached for Golden Globes Broadcast

Official says Bhutto's party will contest Pakistan elections despite delay

Rosenthal withdraws from DA race

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday January 2

Press, political pressure helped 'lose' Fallujah, report says

Move to Impeach Cheney Gains Support in Congress

Female suicide bomber kills 10 in Iraq

Romney Takes Swipe at Clinton Years

Siegelman's attorneys ask court to release him from prison

Edwards Calls for Pullout of Troops Training Iraqis

WGA Agrees to Let Golden Globes Continue

Fed Fears Worsening Credit Market

Iowa Is Uncertain as Out-of-State [non-resisidents] Students Return

With Builder in Bankruptcy, Buyers Are Left Out

Calif. Rep. Lantos says he has cancer, won't seek re-election

Accused judge's return to bench draws protest

U.S. Economy: Manufacturing Shrinks Most in Almost Five Years

California, 15 other states sue government for rejecting bid to curb emissions

(Pakistani authorities) Issue photos of Benazir killers, offers reward

Criminal probe opened over CIA tapes

High-ranking DNC officials subpoenaed in discrimination lawsuit

Martin Tankleff cleared of all charges in parents' slaying

24,000 civilian Iraqi deaths in 2007

Bush Admin Slow to Respond on KBR Sex Assault Questions

Mass. pardon case at center of GOP storm

Impeachment Activists Sit In Nadler’s Office

US to Launch Criminal Probe of CIA Interrogation Tapes Destruction

Tiger attack survivors' attorney says zoo ignored cries for help

9/11 commission leaders blast CIA on interrogation tapes

Smoking ban goes into effect in France

Decided to treat myself tonight...

Fuck I love this song...Second Skin...RIP Mia Zapata.

You cant spell SUGAR without UGA

I finally got it installed

Ok 17" of snow this is nuts......Someone shovel me out of my Apt PLEASE!!!! =) n/t

Went to see Sweeney Todd for New Year's Eve. (Spoiler alert)

Guess ain't free...

I need to find a job


I almost wrecked my motorcycle today.

Was DU down for about 15 minutes?

You say GD:P is a sack of rabid wolverines? Send in the heavy hitter!

How cold is it where you are?

Can't. take. it. anymore. Please. make. it. stop!

My toes are cold....

I figured you guys should read this.

112,211 users! WOHOOO PALINDROME!

This reality show looks like a train wreck you can't help but watch: Celebrity Rehab

Yee-HAw!! Some genius shoots up town watertower and drains it

Am I reading my weather widgets wrong???? Three days of snow predicted????

My Daemon!

Hehe, spellcheck is your friend!

Who gets over-the-air digital TV?

Happy New Year

I'm alive!!!!!! Ask me anything!1!!111

Just used an adult version of the Easy Bake oven...ask me anything

Words to live by.

The bar has been set- Funniest post of 2008 ... so far

You have GOT to be kidding! (a rant)


WOOHOO!!!! Only 261 days until "Talk Like a Pirate Day" - Sept 19th!

WOOHOO!!!! Only 261 days until "Talk Like LynneSin Day" - Sept 19th!

I'm recovering from surgery - ask me anything!

WOOHOO!!!! Only 261 days until "Talk Like an idiot day" - Sept 19th! (aka Parche Day)

Crank Thread

Du Cooks. I am making a lobster pot pie this sunday. the recipe calls for lard

Who is this Eli and who is making him come?

Cranky Thread

I wish my brain worked a little quicker sometimes

Unexpectedly kinda snowed in... ask me anything!

My wife found my old laser pointer

I want to say something very important: High Plains Drifter is a great western

Here's how crazy I am. I took some pictures

Good morning from Germany

Who is in the mood

What's on your "Bucket List"?

Should we start preparing "LOL IOWA KAWKUS?"

UndertheOcean, Please check in...

Pay off debt or invest?

Separated at birth: Drew Peterson (the cop whose 4th wife is missing and whose 3rd wife's body

This one could get good...

The kidnapping "beauty Queen" of Arizona

Vapors over way too hot men: Part Deux

WTF? where's my crisping sleeve?

Make Bouncy Bouncy game released...

For Christmas, I made a bunch of fudge for the folks I work with

I survived ENT and audiologist visits with Jack. Barely.

Flame War

I don't care what anyone here says. I am NOT voting for Hillary Clinton.

Simply AWESOME!!

okay should I keep it in or take it out

BREAKING NEWS: Bicoastal endorses himself.

So How Will You Spend Tomorrow 'Iowa Cockus' Day?

Expert predicts humans will have sex with robots by 2050

Talk me out of the Butterfinger bar

What Was The Worst Thing That Happened In 2007?

I Just Bought The Last Butterfinger Bar From The Machine

Favorite State/Province/Non-US Counties/Cantons/or whatever

Holy crap, Steve Jobs

Amy Winehouse's Crazy Train Chugs Along...

Some asshole just bought the last Butterfinger from the machine!

"Short, but cute"..a question about height differential..

a moment of science.....cats

Crocs -the shoes- and escalators. Not good.

I have Butterfinger bars for sale.

Why don't they make cars to float?

Lost my shape... trying to act casual....

Couple Has 1st Baby Two Years In A Row

Michelle Pfiefer wants to do a remake of "Grease" with Jessica Simpson as Sandy

All this talk about Butterfingers is making me really hungry!

"David Blaine Street Magic" hilarious parody (YouTube Vid)

I Have Had Gym 3times Since Saturday

I Am Eating My Butterfinger At The Gym While Watching SueZON Malveaux CNN

OK, dumb question but... what does "meme" mean?

I dont care what anyone here says.....

I found this crisping sleeve on my bookcase.

Okay, what is the Lounge's deal with Hot Pockets?

so i read that Radiohead netted 3 million for In Rainbows

I ate all the Butterfingers

Here's how to make the next 24 hours on GD and GD:P more enjoyable...

Who Else Had A Sh*tty New Years Eve?

New in Wolfgang's Vault: New Year's Eve concerts from Hot Tuna, Jefferson Starship, Allman Bros.

Cutist Music Video Ever : "Different Names for the same Thing"

Second Latest Poll

Today's word of the day: "butterfinger" Replace a word in a thread with "butterfinger"

What is the point of freezing beer?


When cooking in an oven, is steam supposed to leak out of the front?

I ate all the Skybars.

Anyone have a Sony Vaio and know where the settings panel is?

So, I was walking past a table of twenty somethings at whole foods last week...

My nephew got busted feelin' his first cop.

I have been to the gym three times since Saturday.

Has anyone read "Wild Fire" by Nelson DeMille?

I'm sick. *moans*

I love Ann Taintor!

Getting High with Dinosaurs.

Any serious rudders in the lounge?

The judge gave my God daughter to the Monsters.

I've been to my ob-gyn three times this week

My dad is going through chemo, and I have a question...

"Bye, Bye, Bush" January 1 2008 & January 2, 2008

what are your 3 primary action items for tomorrow?

I got this really cool bracelet from my wife

Adult Fiend Finder

The Rowdyman

DUPLICATE - Please Delete, thank you.

You're all insane.

I'm starting to believe that we're ALL wrong in our world views...

BREAKING: Billy Idol wasn't talking about "dancing" in "Dancing With Myself"

I have no patience for stupid people...

Any serious bloomers in the lounge?

Hello and welcome to the mental health hot-line

The Highwayman

oh man! i have to wait until the end of the month to get

Who's been sticking their weiner in the goddamned peanut butter?

would a discussion of foot odor be considered a bodily function thread?

Bowling in my frickin' living room ...

Best Doggie Doo Device Ever

Any serious Rubbers in the Lounge?


Oh yeah!!


Should *you* have a 'long, interesting obituary'?

Fother Mucker! it's cold outside

LOL! It's fun watching the BBC reporting live from Iowa.

Parche!!! I am having my Chardonney......

Fun spam from today...

This is perfect...... what I can't say....someone listened

How good is a dogs sense of smell? Good enough to smell electricity

I have been to the gym three times in my entire life

How much pot will I have to smoke tomorrow to make it through GDP and the Iowa Caucusess

Hell freezes over tonight, folks!

Latest Poll

Screw to Dollar!

My Wish....

Whats With Suzanne Malveaux CNN?

There are Archway cookies in the house

How much did stamps cost in January of 1987?

Time for the new Project Runway!

Hey FUCKERS! I want a freaking CAUCUS in California!

Any serious boomers in the lounge?

I LOVED LOVED LOVED "Sweeney Todd"!!!

Has anyone here seen Atonement yet?

I KNEW there was a reason I loved Chris Noth!

Recommendations wanted - Excercize DVDs you have used and are good

OMFG!!! On the eve of the first primary, Tila Tequila has broken up with her reality show beau!

crikey . . .

Any frivolous rumors in the Lounge?

My car has broken down every four days for three weeks.

What green veggie should I buy to serve for dinner tonight?

I've decided to get by on my looks for a while

Speaking as a sibling of a cancer death (this past year)

Austin officer accused of hiring prostitute, paying with wife's clothing

Little Wing: Jimi or SRV?

"hey moe, i'm going fishin'"

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 1/2/2008)

OU vs. WVU: Hmmm...

any y'all got some of thet fancy book learnin'?

Hey FUCKERS! I want a freaking CACTUS in California!

Can you keep a secret?

Sweet Tea: A Simple Poll

"Show or no show...

Red Meat. How often should you eat it and how much?

People in GDP are so....enthusiastic!!

get out of my dreamns

i decided that i'm just going to have fun with it

Any body watching Super Nanny on TV.


This is stunningly beautiful (warning: this pic will make you weep)

At the half: Mountaineers 20... Sooners 6

Ohioans! Is it snowing where you're at tonight?

The fit's gonna hit the shan here in 24 hours....

My cat is driving me insane

Some days I just want to take off...

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/2/08

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/2/08 Bonus (by request: Mary Oliver)

Project Runway is back tonight!!!

Do vegans/vegetarians eat cheese? (need to know b4 I send a gift)


Question Re: Hospital Insurance Crap

i think i just beat vista's ass with a belt


Sunday, January 6th at 9:00pm--The Wire returns!

HAHAHA....Fiesta Bowl screenshot:

Cripes, look at Dave!

Do I have any legal rights to find out how my grandfather died?

I've decided to get by on my books for a while

So, the handsfree cellphone law has gone into effect here in CA.

My Dad's brain tumor came back, after surgery and radiation and chemo.

The Single GREATEST war movie of all time

Adult Friend Finder

Breanne wants to be my MySpace Friend!

It's Too F**king Cold

Want to see the best film of 2007 you've never heard of? Rent "Once".

Googlefight - To be, or not to be

2008 Calendar survey - what Calendars do you have for 2008

my new secret DU crush...Chovexani

I just told my daughter I had premarital sex. Ugh.

Favorite donut.

What's the freezing point of beer?

Any serious rumors in the lounge?

do you collect anything?

Any serious runners in the lounge?


Coulter, Malkin featured in conservative pinup calendar

Purdue students sniff manure for $30 per session

I love my __________________

Hi folks! I'm okay!

Good wishes for a great 2008 and a thank you. (An eagle thread)

A twist on New Year 's Resolutions - What do you vow to never do again???...

Renaissance (film)/motion capture/warning: lots of graphics

If you had control over network and cable programming....

Since oil reached $100/barrel today

The @#$%&! Insurance company has Denied my scooter.

Family Of 6 Arrested Over Droopy Jeans

Confess your personal succumbing to an "Ugly American" stereotype

Should I pause between cigarettes?

If a person were brain dead (literally) and you ate the person's body (literally)...

I watch shows about the Morbidly obese to help shock me into watching my weight

Which sig line animal would win....

Is Futurama The Best Animated Series Ever?


Why I don't like Obama in the general election

Sing it together now: "Republicans Suck"

Just a question: Will 2007 live on as the year of the downfall of America?

Pic of protesters in Huckabee's IA campaign headquarters asking, "Who would Jesus Bomb?"

See Bluebears post and follow the link. Now ask if we should try to mobilize as well?

WTF is going on with this place? Two theads have been

It's January! Time to update the Morans Photo Album!

Welcome Former Republicans!

Yet more inconvenient truths

Privileges of unaccountable power (Britain examines war)

Drug companies accused of Iraq bribery

Food prices a worry for China's premier

Repubs are spamming my daughter's college email like hell!

If "Liberal" is a "dirty word," what the hell is "Conservative?"

Doctors who helped after Bhutto shooting told to keep quiet

What the Hell is happening to Kenya? Is it becoming another Rwanda?

Google the word "conservapedia". There is a list of topics ...

Message from the Cheney/Bush short-bus to the American people...

Returning Iraqis face lack of services, property disputes

caption this

Which Democrat do you think will provide the BIGGEST and most SUCCESSFUL target for GOP attack ads

Homicides soared in New Orleans in 2007 (30% increase from 2006)

Hillary Clinton's Risky "White House Missions"

My 'official' plea for party unity

-but will we have the wisdom?---all it will take is a scary bin ladin tape or two!!

No need for polls. Markets will predict candidate

AlterNet: Journalist Tells Congress About Suicide Epidemic Among Vets

FBI Makes New Bid to Find 1971 Skyjacker - DB Cooper - Why are they still looking 4 him?

In an Ideal world , no one is more worthy than Kucinich for the win

Edwards FINAL t.v. ad in Iowa (VIDEO) - Very Powerful IMHO

Year in Review: The Absolute Dumbest Global Warming Comments. (seeking nominations)

Truthout: A Year-end of Yearning for Democracy

Look at the title of this news story. How could the gender matter?

repubs have NO sense of humor, unless its based on cruelty, why is that?

Ill. man killed pregnant daughter, son-in-law, young grandson because daughter married lower caste

Why does the BBC censor Bhutto's interview??

Iowa focus paid off for Kerry

Guest talking consequences of Iraq war--mainly about deaths/sickness-Wash journ. now.

Citizenship in a Republic: Presidential Words of Wisdom

I just Voted!

Huckabee Must Cross Picket Line to Appear on Leno Tonight --->>>

Stonewalled by the C.I.A., by Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton: "We call that obstruction."

So Barack is testing the 3rd Party Waters, a la his buddy Lieberman?

When will results from Iowa start coming in? Anyone know?

Top Ten Photos of 2007 From National Geographic News

Iowa Caucus-ed Out?

Have the repubs succeeded in making torture acceptable to the average American?

dupe - see this thread

TPM´s Great List of Scandalized Administration Officials (Good list!)

Think Tanks discussing 'the crisis in pakistan'--just started on cspan1 now.

BBC Report: Britain sold millions of pounds of military equipment to Saddam

The Forgotten Bicentennial

2fer: Sordid tales of a CLINTON hater. Plus, RFK-Jr to run for Sen.CLINTON's seat

Ten Mistakes I’ll Probably Make In 2008

Would You Like To Have A Smoke With This Man?

Ministry backtracks on Bhutto sunroof claims

surge update - burying the head

Inflation: What it cost then, what it cost now

Huckabee brags about not airing attack airing it? - What?

Edwards Mr and Mrs. Hunts Votes All Night

What are "Special Rights"?

Bush bound for Chicago: 'No Child Left Behind'

Activist Tells Congress About Suicide Epidemic Among Vets

why are they sucking all of the Ohio Natl. Guard out of the state?

Veterans Affairs doctors estimate 60% to 65% of soldiers have experienced a significant explosion

Candidates make last-minute Iowa appeals

Iraqi civilian deaths increased in 2007...

Reallocated Numbers Based on Second Preferences Gives Edwards A Solid Lead --- In Iowa

Pakistan Requests British Help in Bhutto Inquiry

Whats everyone listening to this morning? (Radio, T.V., webcast, etc.)

Rassmussen Reports Posts Latest Iowa Numbers

Gold heads for largest yearly rise in 3 decades

Whatever happens tomorrow...

If you have an idea for a purely progressive political party, is now the time?

Networks obtain secret dossier alleging Pakistani vote-rigging scheme; Bhutto didn't Trust Bush

Chairman Lantos on His Retirement

Droopy jeans no different than droopy tops

Former "Dateline" reporter blasts NBC

Bill Clinton came to our area yesterday and late last night it made sense why.

Business Week predicts Bloomberg candidacy, McCain presidency

Evolution or creationism? Which do you believe?

Friend of mine is back from Iraq - some interesting observations

Gravity or Downward-Pushing Angels? Which do you believe?

Flat or spherical* Earth, which do you believe?

open phones for WHY did DK throw support to B. Obama?--Thom Hartman asking

Gold Advances to Highest Since 1980; Platinum Gains to Record; Oil Climbs Above $98

How do they collect all the Iowa caucus results?

DOW's down 200+ points - good way to start the year.

State To Pay AirTran $3M To Stay At OIA

The young folks finally got involved ?

Poll Junkies, take a look

How I almost didn't get to caucus...and it only takes little things.

Tens of thousands flee Kenya violence as death toll tops 300

Is there any media organization that will total the Iowa numbers to show what they are in a one

"During the same time, the real pay of the average American worker increased by about 19 percent."

Since there's no Top 10 until Sunday we should make a Top 10 conservative idiot list of 2007.

Stockton, Calif. winning city for home repossession in US

Re: "The Sociopath Next Door:" Read This! Official Culture in America: A Natural State of Psychopath

Democratic Voters' Fervor Stirs Republican Worries

This got lost over the holiday weekend, but it's very important in regards

Oh My : How sad is this re Rep. Lantos

"Bhutto Report: Musharraf Planned to Fix Elections (planned to reveal evidence)

This sums up the differences between Obama, Clinton and Edwards

2 fat thighs, 2 small breasts, and a bunch of left wings

Edwards has back to wall in Iowa race

Creeping Fascism: From Nazi Germany to Post 9/11 America, By Ray McGovern

Candidate Shill day off. Why don't ya'll take one. Nothing you post on DU

Bush Signs 'Open Government Act' - Immediately Rewrites Provisions

No matter who the President is, we must stem the growth of power of the Executive Branch

I Try...

Just heard on Air America...

Oil hits $100/bbl. Sorry no link yet just 'breaking' on CNN

Naomi Wolf on Air america now--hour interview

Amusing that oil hit 100+ bucks AFTER the holidays, huh?

Is Randi A Re-Run Again Today?......nt

Can Biden Defy the Iowa Odds?

Gold price breaks 28-year record to hit new peak

The Ten Commandments of Rock

Is it me? Or does Norah O'Donnell's maw continue to expand?

dupe; please delete

U.S. says ready to help Pakistan investigation


Political futures will be decided tomorrow by 1/10th of Iowas population

Attorney General's statement regarding inquiry into the destruction of CIA's interrogation tapes

Most your prediction for tomorrow

Protecting the Middle Class --- What Does that Mean?

I'm rooting for Edwards

Lantos Announces Cancer Diagnosis, Retirement From The House (TPM)

Uh-oh, Musharraf are getting help from Scotland Yard in finding the terrorists

Great Video of Some Brave Women

Given the worst general election scenario, how can we advance our views?

Mukasey just announced DOJ to open criminal investigation into

Did you all know that China is building 4 Mega-refineries?

A humble the following thread up, please...

"Future of the Free World" Riding on Clinton's Shoulders

I didn't know that Tom Lantos was (is) a Holocaust survivor

I'm baffled. Germany has its own freeper site.

It seems as if whoever's in the lead will automatically be the most unpopular here...

Save Yourselves! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!!! Back Away From The TeeVee!!!!!!!!!

Some USO Board Members Unhappy With Partnership on Phone Cards for Troops

Who is the most unelectable in your eyes and why?

And they say Bush sneers???????

Woo hoo! I finally made the Cafferty File!

Okay, here's my Iowa spaketh.

Wolf Blitzer is asking you to show your caucus, they'll even put it on TV.

Iraq war vet who committed suicide: 'What the (expletive) kind of war is this?'"

Spying Inc.

What I Didn't Say In '03-'04

MS attorney general files suit against Barbour.

There are some people here who would like to turn DU

I'm going to get my nails done. Is that a Republican thing to do?

Mushy picks Scotland Yard vs US to help investigate Bhutto assination. te he.

What should I do about a neighbor who is using my address/phone to sign up for credit?

Husband Mistakes Wife For Intruder, Kills Her

The ISI's mega computer might not be the stuff of fantasy... Remember PROMIS?

Tweety just said on his show he's an Independent. How is that possible when he also said ......

'Hearty Eaters' Say Buffet Banned Them-'Y'all fat, and y'all eat too much,'

Tweety: "Holly-caust"

Ah, the News...

Just placed my bet on the Dem side of Iowa. Trifecta Clinton/Edwards/Obama

On January 11, 2008, the ACLU is calling on everyone opposed to GTMO to WEAR ORANGE!

We should congratulate all the top bloggers.

AG Mukasey has named a Special Prosecutor to investigate the CIA

The Iowa caucus reminded me of this story from '04..

nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue: Huckleberry is POTUS. Do you:

Another incredible (and very stupid) sign in downtown Denver

Evidence mysteriously vanishing in Bhutto assassination

Mukasey appointed outside prosecutor for criminal investigation of CIA

High School Blackwater wannabes?

Warning Graphic. Severed Head of Bhuttos Killer To Aid In Identification

Sign of the Times: SEX WITH ROBOTS

I just saw an ad for Hillary in which she's shot through so much "gauze" ..

MSNBC Ticker... Nader backs Edwards.

Anybody wanna CAPTION some HUCKABEE?

I urge all Iowans to vote for Kucinich. JUST DO IT.

Students to Launch Own Investigation into Chandra Levy Murder

Bay Area Congressman Tom Lantos Says He Has Cancer

Dean supporters from '04--who are you supporting this time?

Democrats say Bush can’t pocket veto defense bill

Leaks of Personal Data Swell to a Deluge

I had sort of a flashback yesterday

Political Peak Oil: Price Spikes to $100 on Nigerian Unrest

I'm so pissed about...

John Mellencamp to headline "This is our country!" rally TONIGHT

Disgusting New York Post Headline: HARD-PRESSED CHELSEA SNUBS REPORTER, 9

A Vast Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Tucker Carlson is utterly unwatchable.

Final DU Pre-Iowa Poll

Shepard Smith Tells People To Get Out And Take Picture Of Loose Cougar

Admissions of Iraqi refugees STILL lagging

Huckabee wants a federal marriage amendment

Question for paralegals:

so are individuals buying tons of R.Paul signs or

Who are the machinery behind the major runners?

Dems Vow to Continue Tape Probes

Caption this buck.

What if...just WHAT IF...there is no clear winner by Feb 5th?

Hillary Clinton - Surprise Guest on Letterman 2Nite

Naomi Wolf rocks!

Caucus Eve: And the Band Played On...

"Spooky Action at a Distance" - harnessing on your behalf, John and Elizabeth

Ohio Supreme Court Destroys Jurors’ Role

I don't like Republicans

New Rudy Ad Features Bhutto Footage, Warns Of Death At Hands Of Radical Muslims


(Obama read this) Reluctant Retirement Savers May Be Scared Straight by These Stats

Huckabee clueless about crossing picket line to appear on Leno tonight

Rudy Unveils New Campaign Tack: Call For More War

Predictions for 2008

384 days

Letter from Howard Dean in my inbox

Wanna see what Huck and Rommy's follower are like...

A reason why I like CSPAN:

Headline on Countdown, "What the Huck?"

Had Edwards Done One Thing Differently, He'd Be In A Much Better Position

Helmsley's $12M dog feasts on Alpo

Bush's Final Year aims for one last domestic triumph: permanent expansion of government spy powers

A treasury of our Lib heads 'sploding over Billy "William" KRISTOL at the NYT

Reallocated Numbers Based on Second Preferences Gives EDWARDS A Solid Lead

As an undecided voter, the sniping and backbiting

Delphi Chairman Miller in-line for $8.3 million

I clicked on a Google ad on DU and it downloaded a "trojan" that MacAfee automatically blocked

"Oh my God, oh my God, she's having a... baby. Please help... please help... please help."

O.K., it's orthodox to watch Dave/Robin,but the HUCKster might commit HUCKACIDE on LENO tonight!1 n/

Bourses link up in the US, Europe and Gulf

Hello... Am I The Only One Starting To Lose Graphics And Text On DU ???

For women only

DU - I'm so proud. My gas bill for December was $57.12.

Do You Hear The People Sing ?

Arkansas Travelers Heading To New Hampshire To Stump For Hillary Clinton

Arkansas Travelers Heading To New Hampshire To Stump For Hillary Clinton

China to Switch to Lethal Injections

For Democrats, Too Many Good Picks; For Republicans, an Easier Path

The Skull Fucking Bill Of 2007

Oil tops $100; Reid blames Bush

I don't know about you, but it feels like Christmas Eve when I was a kid tonight!

"Stick a crowbar in your wallets and negotiate in good faith!"

Just say "no" to racist and sexist campaigning

Can Atheists Be Parents?

Murdoch-WSJ Hit Piece Destroys Kucinich Presidency

New bumper sticker for you Huckster fanatics

Gas at a local station

Do you Know What 59,054,087 Represents?

This probably doesn't count as a New Year's resolution, because I wouldn't care if it was August,

Did the stock market drop 220 points today because of a weakening dollar?

From C&L, a map of Surveillance Societies around the world

Conyers "Disappointed" Mukasey Didn't Appoint Special Counsel for Tapes Probe

CBS, CNN obtain secret dossier alleging Pakistani vote-rigging scheme-Stuff Ballot Boxes & Even Kill

For a change, let's not look at candidates but at issues

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! with Johnny Wendell


Gene Lyons to Congressional Dems: Stop Being so Friggin' Nice and Hit Repubs Where It Hurts!

Carrying a slingshot into a Zoo?

Yesterday, In New Hampshire, a meaningful part of the population moved closer to be treated equally.

CIA Tape Investigation & 9/11 Team Bosses Cry Foul: Why Now?

John Edwards just began speaking Live on C-SPAN

30 Top Jobs of 2008

Snorting a Brain Chemical Could Replace Sleep

Chair and Vice-Chair of 9/11 Commission accuse government officials of obstruction of justice...

For those supporters of Kucinich, Richardson, Biden, Dodd, and Iowa question for you.

Glenn Greenwald: 9/11 Commission: our investigation was "obstructed"

"Get Off Your Cell Phone And Drive!!!!"

Mike and Janet Huckabee to star in Christianized version of Hairspray

Who Do We Vote For This Time Around? A Letter from Michael Moore

It's weird not having a dog in this hunt, and yet being politically aware this time around

Holy Cow! What If Edwards Wins? Whoa Nelly!

Professor Oshinsky is Deliciously Amused

I'm a Edwards Man

Mr. & Mrs. Huckabee - Caption these pics

Nations Leading Economists Endorse John Edwards For President

Positive only: Your Candidate, Why you hope that he or she wins the nomination.

Christmas a little brighter for child(sight restored after receiving stem-cell transplants in China)

I was interviewed by a Reuters reporter last night.

In Case You Missed This... (Democracy Now On Bhutto)

Iowa! And the winner is...

The CIA Tapes Prosecutor is Neither "Outside" Nor "Special," Nor "Independent"

Do you seriously think the USA is going to elect a black president?

Look what just opened up in my town!!

Wow, this Stephanie Miller chick is GOOD!

Glenn Greenwald: 9/11 Commission: Our investigation was "obstructed"

Justice Department says OUTSIDE PROSECUTOR

Breaking: December Manufacturing Index LOWEST SINCE APRIL 03 (Edwards Boost?)

Animal Rights Activists Terrorize Family Of Los Angeles Mayor

Dennis Kucinich on Thom Hartmann show NOW

Am I the only one that believes consultants are destroying humanity?

Top 10 Liberal Talk Radio Hosts of 2007

Predatory Profiteering: Foreclosures "Classes" and "Seminars"

Less than half of the 30 top jobs of 2008 pay more than 46,360.

Did A Hi-Tech Laser Beam Kill Benazir Bhutto?

"Real Progressives" know they've thrown us "Under the Bus." We Know...

Good Morning! - Morning Headlines

Oil trades at $100 barrel ...happy new year....2008 the year of park and walk..

Barack Obama Tiger Beat Cover Clinches Slumber Party Vote

Shit Happens.

My concern is that the Democrat will continue our march toward fascism...

Michael Moore on Edwards! (and Clinton and Obama)

Do you think you are being watched, may be..

What is the other DU internet address?

"To Catch a Predator": The New American Witch Hunt for Dangerous Pedophiles (Rolling Stone) . . .

Been sick since the Sept. 24, 2005 march in DC

Political Psychology

Erica Jong Writes to New York Times

Man leaps off bridge, taking police dog with him

Do we need to start slinging liberal bible quotes big time?

On behalf of the eventual Democratic nominee, if Romney is the GOP nominee I want to thank John

Just heard Chuck Norris on MSNBC bragging that Huckabee executed MORE people than Romney!

Trees Absorbing Less CO2 As World Warms/That means more in the ATMOSPHERE

Naomi Klein ROCKS!

Whoa whoa whoa WHOA...hang on here...Am I really seeing this?

Dennis just pissed me off.

The man I wish I could vote for President this year

Uruguay grants rights to gay couples

Folks this is an astonishing admission

My Ten Favorite Books I read in 2007

I'm donating $20.08 to John Edwards right now. Who's with me?

Kucinich doesn't "get" the primaries.

Sibel Edmonds Case: Benazir and The 'Islamic' Bomb

The Mayans deserve full credit for discovering the earth revolves around the sun

US Special Forces on Standby Over Nuclear Threat

Empires Architecture

aha! Cars are a dick fetish!

Where can I get a copy of the Bhutto Report?

If you only do ONE THING today to safeguard our 2008 election, do this:

Caption the Huckabiles!

Want to see something very cool? Not political

ROTFL: Screenshot from Fiesta Bowl a few minutes ago

Alarming number of deaths at North American ski resorts

THE Single Most Important Issue Facing This Country- And None Of Them Will Touch It

189 Days in Prison w/o Explanation to Denied Bond-Political Prisoner Former Gov Siegelman

From CREW: The rest of the 2007 scandals to watch in 2008

Fwd: Bush Administration Corruption (compilation)

They Thought They Were Free: The Germans, 1933-45

I was raped but did not report it.

Mukasey Taps 30-Year Vet Prosecutor for Tapes Probe + Durham's History

Please Help IMPEACH Cheney NOW! Wexler Petition Approaching 200,000

"There were about 200-250 at the Clinton event, but about double that number at the Obama event"

women maintain reproductive rights, but....

What time for the Iowa results?

Seeking compromise. Now, about Biden...

Do not panic, Edwards and Clinton supporters. Independents get lazy and don't show up at the end

This race will be settled on the Ping-Pong court!

A positive GDP thread. What draws you to your candidate? Also say something nice about the others.

Obama is a moderate masquerading as a progressive....

What are some things that our new president (or congress)could do to stand up to corporate greed?...

TNYT: What if Iowa Settles Nothing for Democrats?

Breaking News: Edwards' Iowa Express bus breaks down

A brief word about the health care "reform"

Even Obama's campaign was surprised by the Des Moines Register poll's large sample of independents

Sinister Obama uses common Right Wing talking point: "the"

C-Span Caller-Don't Elect A Woman-They Are Not Respected In The World

Difference Between Obama and Clinton on the war: None, let it continue

Huckabee: "Hijack your church's bus, whatever you've got to do to get people to vote for me"

I'd Like To See Clinton and Obama fade and then Edwards and Biden Vie For the Nomination

My morning WTF?! moment

Politically What Is Your Most Important Issue

Delete Thread.

Politics Is a Contact Sport Right Now

who would be the least objectionable GOPer to beat in November?

Clean up in aisle 3, GDP: One way or another there's gonna be a mess here on Friday

Yet another new IA poll (Strategic Vision)

Obama Wins the Spending Race in a Landslide

Proof that Obama isn't soft: Video of Obama telling Ted to "get some spine...stand up to the GOP"

In Iowa, Edwards Faces His Past and His Future

C-SPAN/Zogby Daily Tracking Poll: Obama 28%, Clinton 28%, Edwards 26%

It's Dumb To Schedule Primaries In the Winter

New CNN New Hampshire Polls, Hillary Beating Obama, Mccain/Romney tied

Dowd rips Hillary (and Michelle Obama) in her last pre-Iowa caucus piece

Caucus Day Weather Forecast: Mostly sunny with highs in the 30s and lows in the 20s

NH POLL: Hillary 34 (-4), Obama 30 (+4), Edwards 17 (+3)

Criticizing Obama, Clinton, Edwards et al is perfectly appropriate

Obama wins 'Coffee Bean Caucus'

The Rude Pundit: Photos That Make the Rude Pundit ...

Edwards' Iowa Express bus breaks down

I already have a political hangover...and it's not even

Edwards camp averages Iowa polls since Xmas: Clinton 28.2, Obama 27.5, Edwards 26.3

the Edwards' poll averages leave 20% that are not top tier! GOJOEGO!

Now that John Edwards has been blessed with the support of Michael Moore & Nader, what should he do?

I'm changing my Iowa guess


WaPo: Independent Voters May Give Obama Edge in Iowa

MSNBC is so desperate for Obama to win that

New CNN/WMUR NH poll: Clinton, Obama tied; McCain, Romney tied; 1/4 of voters undecided

Edwards Calls for Quick End to Training Effort in Iraq (Today)

Second-Tier Biden Draws First-Tier Crowd

Ralph Nader on Thom Hartmann

i think Hillary will win New Hampshire even if Obama wins Iowa

How predictive is the Iowa Result in New Hampshire...?

Do you consider yourself a supporter of candidate "X" first or a Democrat first?

Obama's legislative record in the Illinois Senate

BREAKING: Edwards staffers order from McDonalds

Dennis Kucinich's name is largely absent from these last-minute DU dust-ups.

LOL- the anti-Rove is just as good as Rove -can they do no wrong?

Huckabee: "I'd never try to make an issue" of Romney's Mormonism (except on his blog)

Some changes in my Iowa prediction (This is the final one)

Who will GRAVEL ask his people to support?

Crude Oil Future Hit $100.00 A Barel

Rasmussen: Favorability ratings...not sure what to make of these...

Which Do You Prefer?

NH Suffolk Poll: Hillary up by 17 over Obama, McCain up by 9 over Romney...

oil just hit $100 per barrel (n/t)

HAPPY NEW YEAR to DU, our great troops, and peace on earth in '08....

Chuck Norris: Huckabee's Fair Tax plan guarantees Arabs get taxed when buying their yachts & jets

How are you feeling about 24 hours away from the Iowa Caucuses?

A Vital Campaign Issue That Is Completely Ignored

Obama draws heavy crowds

CNN--Analysis: Romney attack ads misrepresent facts

$40 million spent to tout candidates on Iowa TV: Half a mil for each delegate; Obama leads spending

It's cold and it's late, but Obama still draws a crowd!

Dear Iowa Caucuser, about the iReport - please don't

Judi Giuliani now rarely appears on the campaign trail with Rudy

Huckabee Tells Faithful to Hijack Their Church's Bus for Iowa Caucus

Mission accomplished

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough appeared in a band onstage with Huckabee?

NYT editor on the "intolerance" toward "serious, respected conservative intellectual" Bill Kristol

Regional proximity to Iowa favors Iowa candidates (Obama)

NY Mag: Is Hillary coldly competent or warmly personable?

Today's Presidential Candidate Schedule

Are candidates allowed to caucus for themselves?


Heading to Des Moines to see the caucus right now

Ricardson: "I'm going to shock the world!"

I Have A Question: Iraq Spending Voting Record

Why won't Edwards fight for fellow Democratic candidates?

Obama On CNN Now!

The Tragic History of Senators and the White House: A Curse For Clinton, Obama and Edwards?

What is it about Obama that gets so many peoples' 'goat' on DU?

Too bad the (Iowa) troops on duty can't come home to caucus tomorrow. n/t

Mrs. Obama said "If we don't win Iowa, we go home!" WOW!

Biden is going to have a tough time in Iowa


The John Edwards we know and love

I Endorse Barack Obama and I hope you will join me in helping him--BARBARA LEE

A friendly reminder....

Contest entrants pick Huckabee, Obama as caucus winners

Presidential candidates who lost in Iowa or New Hampshire but still won their party’s nomination:

New Zogby Poll: Obama, Edwards and Richardson are gaining

IOWANS: Conscience

Hillary Signals Free Pass for Bush; Secrets Stay Secret; Two Dynastic Families Look to Future, Again

Hey Guys, I have an idea, let's bash some REPUBLICANS!

The Huckster's Chairman- " I Want To Knock Out Romney's Teeth"

One more look at Ohio

Elizabeth Edwards again sharing the stage in Iowa

What was the source the last time you heard about the Obama is a Muslim lie?

Will The Non-Dems come out for Obama? Who Decides Iowa?

Will Obama win by not being a Democrat? Will the caucus results be a farce?

Rock The Vote: To Iowans For Biden, Dodd, Richardson, Kucinich, Paul, and Gore

Edwards Poll in 10th D. North Carolina

Edwards Campaigns Through Freezing Iowa Night

Iowa realignment explained

Photos: Barack Obama in Davenport, Iowa. Fired Up, Ready to Caucus!

Illinois' other senator (Durbin) stumps for Obama

Saying Race Is No Barrier, Obama Still Courts Blacks: Message aimed at black voters in Iowa, beyond

MSNBC keeps saying Hillary and Obama both have 2-min. ads for tonight and Edwards has a 1-min. ad

NY Times: “It’s Not Just About Change Or About Experience. It’s So Much More Than That.”

Edwards: When You Rise Up And Take This Country Back For The Middle Class You Will Be Unstoppable

Novakula's Iowa Caucus Predictions: Romney, Obama Win; Clinton Third

Which Candidate is the Least Divisive

In Statewide Address Today, An Iowan Will Speak For John Edwards

Edwards on 36-hour marathon

Internal Obama memo: "anecdotal evidence of success"

Where are all the candidates going to be tomorrow night?

Why Obama Will Win Iowa...It's the youth vote stupid, under-represented in polls

on MSNBC, remeber the iowan with the video about changing her lawn sign from Hillary to...

Win or lose, Obama and Axelrod have run a great campaign

Primary Warriors of GDP: Will you still participate after it's all decided?

Michael Moore trashes Hillary... and Obama... and Gore! But he loves him some John Edwards

With caucuses near, candidates hunt for undecided Iowa voters: Offer babysitters, snow shovels

Former SC Gov. Jim Hodges endorses Obama

Meredith Vieira gets Tough on Hillary (Went to Bosnia w Sinbad)

Hillary Clinton's campaign offering teen baby-sitters for Iowa caucusgoers

FYI - Iowa Legislative Endorsements as of Friday at 12:51 pm

Madame Trash Heap on CNN sizing up Iowa

Washington Post is not biased are they? Oversight?

Kucinich endorsed Edwards in Iowa back in 2004. What changed DK to Obama?

Is it a good idea for Obama to advertise on Drudge?

Go-Go Gavin gettin' married!

California Dems Expected to Vie for Lantos Seat

Edwards faces rare Russia question

Clinton Camp Pre-Spinning Possible Bad News in Iowa

One of my favorite speeches on the house floor.

Hillary not crossing union picket contrast to Repubs...Hillary on Letterman tonight...

Can we make a pact?

Be honest. Acknowledge and admit -your- candidate's failures.

Clinton Camp Pre-Spinning Possible Bad News in Iowa

Poll: GOP Race Tight, Clinton Ahead

On the eve of the Iowa primary I want to say one thing about the candidates:

Here comes Tweety..How long before he mentions "cocaine"

Hillary To Do Letterman Tonight

Former S.C. Governor Endorses Obama

My Plan to Stop Corporate Abuses

Create-a-POLL: Who will win the nominations?

Who will bring "Peace on Earth"?

Obama to young voters: Prove pundits wrong

En route to Iowa to hopefully be part of history

Kucinich is being openly hostile to Hartmann

The 2008 Punditology Challenge

Remember when Edwards promised to help the Katrina/foreclosure victims that he made millions off of?

Citizens Are Sitting In at Nadler's, Request Support

The Ghoul proposes an Afghanistan "surge"

Franklin Pierce College/WBZ NH Poll- Clinton 32%; Obama 28%; Edwards 19%; Richardson 8%

Caucuses Bring Power Only to Some in Iowa [not troops]

Who is more authentic

Did Kucinich show poor judgment

Biden highlights Clinton Pakistan gaffe

Haha. Tweety busts Clinton advisor Wolfson for stealing Obama's patented word...

New poll: Hillary 74, Obams 48, Edwards 26.

Haha. Tweety busts Clinton advisor Wolfson for stealing Obama's stump line

Obama: It's time for Americans to stand for change (NH Union Leader Op-Ed)

Tweety uses "Fired up!" Shameless!!!

Ghouliani tries something different

Iowans, what are your feeling on who will win the caucus?

OMG. Hillary Clinton just said, "Together we will make history." Is she CRAZY?????

Before you caucus/vote in the primaries please keep this in mind

The Bush Family Fortunes - time to watch again

Public finance geeks: Need help.

John Edwards' Support is Strong as Steel: On the Ground in Iowa!

This must be a record for Multiple Choice Mitt

Clinton denies being fired up!!!

Is It True 55% of the Voters in 2004 were First-Timers?

Yo Iowans!

Showdown of Spinners on Tweety, From Today (Norris, Trippi, Wolfson) (VIDEO)

One of the craziest right wing clips from FOX I've ever seen.

Reality Check: tomorrow is the start of the process, not the end

How much weight do you give endorsements?

Clinton To Appear On Letterman; Huckabee To Cross Picket Line To Be On Leno

Dennis Kucinich on Tucker coming up

Mississippi AG Sues Over Lott's Special Election

To all who say "My vote doesn't count"

Huckabee Will Cross Picket Line to Appear on Leno

Obama doubles Hillary's support in Yale poll, her alma mater

Dodd: Family is key reason for public service

I Guarantee That Whichever Candidate You Think You Hate Now

Obama Appeals for Calm in Kenya

Iowa presidential caucuses crucial to Richardson

Link for those feeling any stress, pre-caucus or otherwise...

Come on, lets defy the MSM and elect a reformer .. Edwards. Don't let

NY Times: Outside Groups Spend Heavily and Visibly to Sway ’08 Races

The Argument I wish they had had in Iowa

NY's Bloomberg: presidential candidates fall short

Dodd touts record on leadership

Am I the ONLY one SICK people posting about Republicans on here??

There is hope for GWB!

Kit coming to save Giuliani

Des Moines Register's Thomas Beaumont: Independents Plan to Caucus with Democrats

I love most of our candidates.

Divisive Hillary Clinton finds it hard to be second best

How does the caucus thing work?

Huckabee: "hijack your church's bus" to get bodies to the precincts

who is this Mudflap idiot on Sucker?

Hillary makes her final appeal in 2 minute ad that airs across every 6pm local news show in Iowa

Oh No!!! Obama steals from Pat Benatar!!

I wrote this a little under four years ago. This time I don't have a candidate. I will vote for

This was inevitable...

Pastors supporting Huckabee receive anonymous letters (due to tax exempt status)

LG David Paterson In Iowa For Clinton, Predicts Clinton Victory

I'm rooting for Huckabee in Iowa

Iowa Caucuses Results- What will the outcome be?

YouTube and Google will offer video from Iowa caucuses

Noron O'Donnell on Tweety just said 55% 1st timers caucused for Kerry in 2004

N.H. same-sex unions: promise and reality

What an Obama presidency means (a Taipein perspective)

Predictions: Which GOPers will drop out first?

The night of cold sweats and panic attacks begin in Iowa. Tonite Iowa pays for it's 15 minutes.

Why Does Buchanan Keep Pushing - If Obama Doesn't Win Iowa......

Huckabee encourages churches to violate tax exempt status

Last chance poll!

Honestly, what is with the desperate WHINING re: Obama?

Return of the Swift Boaters

Campaigning a Biden family affair

Has anyone from Iowa ever seen a whole room shift from one candidate to another?

Photos: Barack Obama campaigning today in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Obama Calls for Kenyans to Stop the Violence via Voice of America radio

Republican Blog is Rooting For Hillary - Obama seen as "devastatingly appealing Democratic nominee"

Time Magazine: “Biden Signed Up More Than 100 Precinct Captains In A Single Day”

Obama's two minute message to ALL Iowans

Good question by KO: Does a close race or tie in Iowa render the caucus meaningless?

What's up with no recent head to head polls on RCP?...

Biden best qualified candidate for president

Candidates Struggle to Iowa Finish Line

Dodd: Let's Not Make A Deal

it looks like the Democratic caucuses are just going to be flooded

Predictions: Which Dems will drop out first?

Clinton's Moderate Tone on Iraq Troop Withdrawal

Do you support Church/State sep? Little excitement on DU for the topic

Durbin stumps for Obama - "This man touches our hearts. He gives us hope."

Obama's Pre-IA Caucus "Fired Up, Ready To Go" Roll Call

Posting Tomorrow's Excuses Today

Post Iowa ...... post your thoughts here.

Stock Market down today

Suze Orman comes out for Hillary and/or Obama on Larry King

2004 Iowa Entrance Poll: 79% were Democrats, 19% Independents

Thoughts while waiting for Hillary: Issues she focuses on that Obama and Edwards don't

Watchin' Fred Thompson skulkin' 'round Iowa

Swampland: Illnois' Other Senator Stumps for Obama Today in Iowa

What did Clinton learn from her White House experience?

Our GOTV is mechanical

I hate to dumb down the importance of this issue...

Biden statement on Kenya

NY Sun: Rudy promises more war to refocus campaign

Suze Ormon on Larry King Live - wants Obama or Clinton

I Have This Feeling Today That We Are On The Brink Of A Historical .....

Edwards' plan to stop corporate abuse -- here it is

Which is the bigger handicap: Race or Gender?

Michael Moore: Who should we vote for? John Edwards

Did anybody watch BBC Americas news broadcast tonight from Iowa?

Legal voters thrown off rolls; Database woes could be 'sleeper issue of 2008'

My official prediction: None of the Iowa winners will win their party nomination

DK Supporters: Why Edwards not Dean in 2004 and Obama not Edwards in 2008?

To all of our candidates' supporters -- a request to remember how grueling it is out there right now

Is it good for candidates to be courageous on hot button issues?

HEADS UP: Obama rally from today, Coralville, IA, C-SPAN NOW

The GOP Primary Field, in Buffy Villains

Pastors supporting Huckabee receive anonymous letters

Before they leave Iowa - A hand for the lowly staffers

For What It's Worth...

I don't remember ever being this nervous before Iowa

Will We Know The Winners In Iowa By Tomorrow Night?......

Are those IA supporters of Dems NOT making the 15% threshold obligated to vote for someone else?

checking in from Obama Hoover High rally...

Huckabee crosses picket line, after saying he didn't think he'd have to...

What time will the final Iowa results come in? nt

Romney: I will not embarrass the White House like the Clinton's did

Is it just me

Do you really want Hillary to win? Are you sure? Have you compared her to the others?

Beyond my frosted windows

"I'm not going to vote for that colored feller"

Check out this DU poll from Jan 15, 2004 (right before Iowa)

Lieberman says no ambition to be VP with McCain

The next president of the USA on C-span now w/ BIG DAWG


Photos from Iowa

Clinton and Obama supporters: We are making history together.

Offered in the spirit of "friends don't let friends do dumb things"

Edwards: Too Cute by Half

pssst don't tell anyone. Hillary on Letterman tonight

I would like to apologize to Obama supporters.

POLL: The Ghoul is "screwn"....sinking like a stone

Biden Won't Make Second-Choice Deals

NEW POLL: Edwards 49, Obama 27, Clinton 7

Photo: 8 year old kid with a "Huckabee is a SCAB" picket sign outside of Leno's Burbank studio

So Why I'm voting For Hillary......Virgin Post....

This is what is going on in Iowa for Biden -

Senior Republican drinks to Hillary...

As an Edwardite I would be quite pleased with an Obama victory

AN ANALYSIS--MOST won't touch this even with a STICK!

"Mom, you're interrupting my speech."

Panic in the Hillary Clinton camp

Why can't we just have all the freaking primaries on the same day?

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield endorse Edwards -- Ben & Jerry's

I'm voting for the guy the media won't mention

DMR poll is accurate and shows 5% of republicans...


Huff Post's Vogel: Why Obama Will Win Iowa

I know why the caged Snuffleupagus sings

2 nights before the Iowa caucus, Dean had 4,000 supporters watch him speak

CNN pushes Hillary and disses both Obama and Edwards

Bring back the political Beatles

NH POLL: Hillary 32 (-4), Obama 28 (+10), Edwards 19 (+7)

I think Obama is going to win Iowa by a sizable margin

Hillary: Caucusing Isn't Easy — For Women (VIDEO)

Everyone loves Obama! Whispers among Biden and Richardson camps to make him their second choice

FACT: Under OBAMA'S Health Care, NO ONE turned away because of a preexisting condition or illness

Chris Matthews predicts Obama/Romney Iowa wins

Break down barriers: Vote for Obama

My Democratic White House 2009 (Give your cabinet nominations here!)

Edwards and Biden will surprise a lot of people tomorrow...Which pair do you think will surprise?

The Three Goats and the Troll....

Dodd Slams Kucinich's Obama Maneuver on MSNBC

DU through Act Blue to donate to the Edwards campaign IS NOT MATCHED!

Can someone in LA please get a snapshot of Schmuckabee crossing the picket line?

Has Obama spent over $400 per supporter in Iowa? Look at the numbers:

Chris Dodd: "Obama is the antithesis of Kucinich"

Why did Obama vote for the Class Action Fairness Act that was a Bush administration priority?

Obama hires Lobbyist as National Co-Chair

Nader: I'm surprised Kucinich endorsed Obama, the antithesis of Kucinich

Michael Moore's thoughts today on Clinton, Obama, and Edwards

Senator Obama, You're no Paul Wellstone

Again and again, Obama supporters quoting right wingers in praise...

The Legal Profession is a Special Interest Group

Turns out Obama has lobbyists on board after all...

Barack Obama: The Women Who Made Me

Does experience count?

Edwards Pulls a Trump Card

Photos: Barack Obama campaigning today in Coralville, Iowa, on the last day before the caucuses

Is this the end of the Clintons?

Does Edwards Have a Matching-Funds Problem or Not?

Are Biden & Richardson getting ready to throw their support behind Obama?

Obama, Cozy with Corporate Lobbyists, Risks Much with Edwards Attack

Excellent analysis from The National Journal - "Style & Substance Among The Dems' Big Three"

W&L students predict Clinton victory in Iowa

Which if these Iowa scenarios is ultimately the worst for Hillary Clinton's campaign?

The three best reasons one of the 'top three' might come in fourth in Iowa:

Washington Post: Happy days are here again for Democrats

Iraq War Speeches - listen to top three candidates

A toast to all of us here in GDP......

A message from Michael Moore: "Edwards is the only one of the three front-runners

Why war funding matters to me: My husband, Sgt. Johnson

Question about Obama and Gay Marriage

I'm doing my (volunteer) duty for Edwards all day for the Ia. caucus

Obama STOLE "Fired Up" from Jessica Simpson!!!

Former SC governor endorses Obama

CURRENT TOTALS for "Stand Up And Be Counted" poll as of JAN 1

My Top Ten Reasons why I'm not too keen on Obama:

Why women undermine Hillary Clinton

HEADS UP: Edwards rally - LIVE on CSPAN.

I remained silent far too long. I have now decided on a candidate.

Republicans Out-Raised Democrats for National Committees

Obama is on the wrong side from Kucinich on so many issues beyond impeachment and funding the war

Economists are endorsing Edwards. Hurrah! These are the smartest guys.

Edwards Closing Ad Is Powerful Stuff

The 2008 John Edwards would have been my fav in 2003

PDQ Democrats -Plausibly-Deniable Quisling Democrats

Why Edwards? Because IMO, he's the real Democrat

"Bite Me, New York Times"

Obama has just demonstrated that he has learned the wrong lesson from Kerry's 2004 campaign

It has taken me a long time, but now my choice is clear - Edwards

If Obama doesn't win on Thursday, he will have lost because of........

Iowa focus paid off for Kerry

Why is it so hard for me to get into Obama? Any chance he grows on me?....

Obama has Bushies and long term Repukes as Precinct Captains???


Iowa voter registration and caucus factoids

How To Lose An Election (Without Really Trying)

Gay People are coming to YOUR TOWN !!!! OMG!!! *lol*

Did Huckabee go too far and pull a "Howard Dean"?

Swift Boat Liars are Back

Clinton says she's "Fired Up" and "Ready to Go!!!!"

I watched ALL the top tier candidates on CSPAN this weekend. And I

Dear Iowa, Vote for Dennis But Don't Listen to Him

Hillary's Man Problem / Jon Wiener

Edwards on New Year's Day in Ames, Iowa (excerpt)

Frontline - The Impact of Micro-Finance in Uganda. A little goes a long way.

Electronic Passports Raise Privacy Issues

Move to Impeach Cheney Gains Support in Congress

NY Mag: Iowa Ice Capades

BBC on Waterboarding..

WP editorial: Stinting on Mercy; Bush and an absence of compassion

For Republicans, Contest's Hallmark Is Immigration

Presidential Candidates Diverge On US Joining War Crimes Court

2007 a year of climate surprises - From heat records, to drought and melting Arctic sea ice

A Tale of Political Dirty Tricks Makes the Case for Election Reform

Former PM Now Leads Pakistan Opposition

Fred Thompson Counting on the 'Hungover' Vote to Win Iowa

Seven Things to Remember from '07

Thomas Kean/Lee Hamilton: Stonewalled by the C.I.A.

Musharraf Promises Full Investigation of … Sunroofs!

The fight for Pakistan's soul

Deadliest but declining

More Fort Carson soldiers return from Iraq

N.J. town builds home for wounded Iraq vet

Use of unmanned drones soars in Iraq

Hill AFB worker faces federal bomb counts

NASA survey shows hundreds of close calls

Djiboutian firefighters learn the ropes at U.S. camp

Back in Germany, they train others on Afghan warfare. Here, they’re the students.

Planned highway would shorten trip between Aviano, Vicenza

Bhutto Alleged Election Fix, Aide Says

2 Face Court Martial for Haditha Deaths

Veto Pinches Troops' Pockets

Edwards Calls for Pullout of Troops Training Iraqis

Slim down for cash in ‘Biggest Loser’ contest

60-year-old Army retiree wants back in

2 sailors found dead in Ghana hotel room

C-12 pilots support special operations mission

Gauging the Fear Inside the Palace Walls (Sirota)

Bob Newhart's Abe Lincoln vs. Madison Ave

Gary Hart: The National Interest and 2008

'Arm yourself'

The World Wants America Back

Huckabee’s Non-Ad Ad: ‘I DON’T Approve This Message’

Gareth Porter: Rice and Gates Divided over Iran's Role in Iraq

Bickering Scaifes Speak For First Time On Their Messy Divorce

For Democrats, Too Many Good Picks; For Republicans, an Easier Path

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About the Iowa Caucuses, *But Were TRULY Afraid To Ask

Who Do We Vote For This Time Around? A Letter from Michael Moore

Barack Obama: Two Days Out ("If the American people believe in can't be stopped")

Paul Craig Roberts: Criminals With Badges

Musharraf A Serious Liability And Should Resign

Has Guiliani's new commercial gone too far?

Elizabeth Edwards introduces JRE at Steelworkers rally

The Doctor is Out (Dowd criticizes Howard Dean's "unadorned, unstyled and unconcerned" wife

Bhutto 'was about to spill the beans'

United Steelworkers Canvass for John Edwards

Final Countdown to the Caucuses

Accountability- Lieberman Style

Ames IA - Edwards part 3

Iowa Caucus Cometh!

John Edwards: Iowa Caucus Goers are Going to Stand Up! (enthusiastic crowd)

John Edwards in Creston Iowa - Onlooker

John Edwards: It's time to STAND UP!!!

Obama - One Voice

Ron Paul ad: 'End birthright citizenship'

John Edwards - Wave of Change, new ad!


Message from Dennis Kucinich 01/01/08

Stagflation Cometh (Joseph Stiglitz)

Out of Africa (July, 2004: Maureen Dowd rips John Kerry's wife)

Hillary's Closing Argument

CEO outrage of the year -- Comcast head pays himself dad's salary.

Kucinich [on Iraq]: "Everybody in this administration will be held accountable".

The most impressive thing about Mitt Romney is his clarity of mind.

Reporters Agree: Hillary Is A Cold Fish

John Edwards Discusses Poverty In America

Beginning Jan. 3 (Thursday afternoons) - SHADES OF GREEN, streaming talk radio show

France Sets Ambitious Renewable Energy Targets

Migratory Bird Numbers Collapsing (26 - 86% By Region) Along West Coast Of Malaysia - Straits-Times

At Least 107 Dead In Indonesian Flooding & Landslides From Deforested Areas - AFP

Baltic Sea May Soon Be Too Polluted For Fishing Or Recreation W/O Cleanup Plan - Der Spiegel

Mayor Of Paris To Launch Fleet Of 2,000 Self-Service Electric Cars For Residents

Warming Oceans May Push Australia's Coral Reefs South To Cooler Water - DPA

Milan introduces traffic charge (BBC) {no charge for electric/hybrid}

US Demand for Gasoline last week down 5.5% from a year ago.

NYMEX crude oil front month futures hit $100.

May I just take a moment...

Oil at $99.38 at 12 noon CST. Gold at $861.70

Coming Next - Peak Helium - Washington University

Alaskan Archaeologists Race Against Erosion, Melting Permafrost To Save Native Graves - BBC

Kharecha, P.A., and J.E. Hansen, 2007: Implications of "peak oil" for atmospheric CO2 and climate.

Al Gore is full of it !

Vestas Books $1 Billion+ In Wind Turbine Orders In Less Than Two Weeks - Bloomberg

Toxic Fungus Moves Into Oregon Forests - 180 Sickened, Eight Dead On Vancouver By Same Bug Since 99

Clark makes appearance for Hillary - Laconia

'Cause I'm 38 years old, and I'm just tired of waiting for all the men to fix it all....

here once again is Hillary's fantastic record. Looks like a prize to me...

Today in labor history January 02

Episode 39 USW POWERcast!

Huckabee Will Cross Picket Line to Appear on Leno

Rutgers Staff Rings in the New Year with First Union Contract

Seattle Unions Win Battle to Protect 200,000 Family-Wage Jobs

Action lagging for mine-safety laws passed 2 years ago

Screeners seek a say: As TSA workers in Atlanta join unions, debate reignites

On e-bay: Official AFSCME for Hillary Clinton Lapel Pin 2008

Setting the Record Straight on Obama, Health Care and Unions

Workers Are Not a “Special Interest”

Why is AFCSME backing Clinton and not Edwards?

Chicago Tribune: Mexican trucks remain in U.S.

Ordeal over for Gaza pilgrims

An Unholy Land Grab: The Story of a Palestinian Farm and Settlers

Varieties of imperial decline : rearguard success, strategic defeat

Chavez softens tone for 2008


Joe's "Closing Argument"


If anyone was wondering about DU bias

Great Time article on Joe

GD poll for Iowans

Thanks for nothing JE . . .

You guys - Biden picks up 100 precinct capt in one day

Just heard Joe on live local radio

Make sure you check this out


From the Biden folks. Check out the photos.

Just got this...

I'm on Michael Moore's e-mail list and received his piece on who

CORONA -- check your PM -- thanks. nt

I'm just home from the Biden Bash and it was the best!


Please Vote On This Poll


You guys -- please

Ok, more details about the debate...

This made my day...

Here's my answer from Michael Moore....Things are Looking Up!!

MSNBC: Andrea Mitchell insinuating that the 2nd tier candidates are telling

Signing off until after caucus tomorrow.


Biden Won't Make Second-Choice Deals

Beau Biden on XM POTUS 130.... just started

Joe Biden led Wonkosphere in buzz per post on Sunday

Reporter on POTUS was with Joe today.

"Mom, you're interrupting my speech."

Presidential Candidates Shrink From Budget Issue

I can't take it out there in gdp.


Anyone watching CSPAN?

Okay, I couldn't take it...

Joe Biden appearance in Coralville, IA this evening (January 2nd)

One Clinton supporter down

That was the most outrageous thing I've ever witnessed at DU

So when will we know?

Anyone want to respond to this, at Kos?

Hello Bidenites and Bideniers

Greenspan: "... something will happen which is unexpected, which will knock us down,"

High-ranking DNC officials subpoenaed in discrimination lawsuit

DK supporting Obama? I'm pretty much done with US politics. I have about zero hope.

Would this be the last straw for gay people and the Democratic Party?

Homophobic Rant about My Friend on Christmas!

In 2012, if we don't have a candidate who represents our issues I'm voting GAY.

Election protection action thread, Xpost from GD:

Kenya's Contested Election Demonstrates Necessity of PRECINCT-BASED Counting, Reporting of Tallies

Legal voters thrown off rolls: Database woes could be 'sleeper issue of 2008'

CNN: 'F' for e-voting as 2008 election looms

There's something wrong with me because I really don't care who gets it.

Now you have a full understanding of what it means to be a UVa fan

Stand back. cboy is gonna blow! Mike Nolan stays as 49ers coach.

I Am The Champion

Ireland named new Dolphins GM

Here is what happens when the 119th "undefeated" schedule meets talent

1000s Of Legal Voters Disenfranchised-Election Reform, Fraud & News Wed 1/2/08

Reiki on Youtube - two guys send Reiki via the web

Join in the "Spooky action at a Distance" for John and Elizabeth!

Message from Dream about precognition

Eli Manning Too Harshly Criticized?

Which team do you hope gets eliminated the most this weekend?

Carolyn Myss - Entering the Castle

Voting Systems 2007

Hospitalizations increase for deadly lung disease

Colon cancer risk traced to common ancestor

Some Hospital's 'Do Not Resuscitate' Wristbands Look Like Lance Armstrong 'Livestrong' Bracelets

The very old may benefit from L-carnitine: study

Since when have RX plans made the distinction between "maintenance" and

New discovery could reduce the health risk of high-fat foods

Patients forced on to the streets as fire engulfs cancer hospital

Paris and Berlin ban cafe smoking (BBC)

Bill Callahan + Joanna Newsom @ Presbyterian Church, SXSW

It snows here too...

A Note on Comments for the Photo of the Year Exhibition.

I believe that 2+2=4

Have a great '08 Photography Group! (An eagle thread)

Open Water. More from fridged Iowa.

Ordered list of intelligent species?

Evolution or creationism? Which do you believe?

DC fires lawyer in SCOTUS case

Self Deleted as it duplicates Hamden Rice's NYT Editorial Discussion

The Waxman, truth squaded....

9/11 Chairs Kean and Hamilton today explicitly accuse CIA of obstructing investigation

Jones debunks NIST....

The Nation: Return of the Swift Boaters (must read, unfortunately)

Good luck in Iowa tomorrow!

Mary Beth Cahill's op-ed in the BG on the Kerry campaign.

Chucky's not running!

Join Jim Hightower and the TxDP in Galveston This Saturday!

Valinda Hathcox has thrown her hat in to challenge Ralph Hall 4th District

Road Rage Incident in SA

It's time for an Austin DU meet up!

No Child Left Behind: GOP senators want it to be history

DU's Worst Person in Minnesota List for 2007

Upgrade help

Building a new needed please.

Help, I keep getting this popup when I'm online with my new-to-me used laptop

Need some advice on the best way to proceed, I have a "dual boot" set up right now...

Chronicle Herald: MacKay should get off ‘blame-Iran’ bandwagon

doop doop

OK, this is kinda funny.

KOEB 1-2-08 KO returns (finally!) edition

As of 1/02/08, who do you support for President?

Survey: Generation Y biggest user of U.S. libraries

Who's WEAC (and other teachers unions) supporting?

Memphis Police axe college requirement

Student-athletes? Colleges use them then lose them

Now WGA Says: *No* Deal Reached for Golden Globes Broadcast

I Have A Lot Of LP's And Cassette's Of Good Music That I Like To Download To My iPod......

Somebody explain something to me

Ecstasy safer than aspirin, says top UK cop

Any chance Edwards will make it to Madison?

For the real connoisseur of woo...

RE; the woman who gave birth at McDonalds

How pathetic are YOU?

Any ideas for Monty? I'm worrying about him.

Have you seen the ASPCA ad?

Washing the kitty

Why do I do it? (introduction and vent)

Feline dental care - what do you do?