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Archives: June 21, 2008

"At the beginning of the conflict in 2003...

Bush's War on the Constitution

Why isn't MSNBC broadcasting in HD?

My reaction to the FISA vote simply put

"I think, therefore I vote Democrat." Saw this bumper sticker!

Bill Moyers - America in Black and White

What is John Dean talking about?

The Poverty of Reaganism-Bushism

Russia strongly warns against use of force on Iran

Most likely topic for tomorrow morning's Bush Radio

Anybody besides me wanna take a swing at Dana Milbank?

Kristol asserted that "anyone arrested in" the US has habeas rights -- but not under law he supports

Scotty McClellan took the Oath. More of a man than any of member of the Bush Administration

So the Chimpster-In-Chief came to my neck of the woods, today.

Bush History:Friday 6/20 (Help for the Rich, Harm for the Poor is "a step in the right direction")

McSame: I really didn't love my country until we parted company.

NWFP allowed to strike deal with Taliban

So the Democratic Party stands for what exactly? Because I can't

Now that the House Dems gave Bush his war money, are they now prepared for the shitstorm...

The framing of the domestic drill for oil "debate"

Gitmo "Senior imprisoned correspondent"

Dean coming up on KO repeat

Dumbass of the Week: Fred Hobbs, a Tennessee DEMOCRAT!!!

"Well there has been a toilet paper shortage recently." -KO

Mark Udall voted for the FISA bill....

Cheney party left Orono $4,000 short, police say - Mpls Star Tribune

Idiotic + Psychotic = A dangerous combination: Meet Michele Bachmann

DNC filing FOIA request about McCain's $100 a plate luncheon in Ottawa, Canada.

Question: why NOT be revengeful against the 'pugs' and "Prez" for FISA?

What's Right Isn't Always Popular

Robert Maynard Hutchins was right:

Pickles claims torture, murder and rape at Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib wasn't that bad

Get thee behind me, Skeletor!

OHH BROTHER!!! on comparing McClellan to Judas

Savage Wiener: ‘I’d hang every lawyer who went down to Guantanamo

My Response To An Obama Smear Video

Hypothetical: John McCain gets installed in November...

I'd like it if the newsreaders would stop displaying their bias when reporting on oil, stocks and

Russia strongly warns against use of force on Iran

17 percent of Americans say the country is going in the right direction

Lie by Lie: The Iraq war timeline (courtesy of Mother Jones)

Russert (2002): "In times of war, the media should lower our voices, modulate our tone"

Perfect storm seems to be gathering in late summer or early fall

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Muddy Road

Call the NRA: Rapper 50 Cent ordered by N.Y. judge to forfeit guns

Barack Obama also made his most emphatic statement to date: "I strongly oppose retroactive

Comcast Voice for $19.99

Does anyone know why Public Funding was not given out for the month of May?

History repeats itself. Impeachment is important.

How an Underwear Malfunction Helped me Understand Christian Fundamentalists

Moran family sighting in Massachusetts!

I Want a List of the TRAITOROUS, SPINELESS House Dems that Voted to Give Immunity to Bush.

A flood of tears...

I won't let all the hand wringing over today ruin my hope for a better tomorrow

Why Peggy Noonan Is The Real Winner Of The Democratic Primary

Yet again, some media fuckhead portrays FISA as a "left" hobbyhorse.

Foreclosures considered for homeless shelters

"Killing Kids"

The Democrats have become like Saruman

"In The Valley Of Elah"-just watched this. It made my heart hurt.

The great unwinding.

John McEXXON wants to keep right on drilling...

The Great Office War - Vid

The Great Office War - Vid

Lets postualte there is a God.

One question on today's vote.

Obama gets landslide 15 point lead over McCain in recent poll

Pre-invasion, Iraq NOT Amongst State Dept List of 45 al Qaeda Operating Nations (Bush History:Saturd

Is McCainism a religion of peace?

WANTED: One Democratic Senator with the Courage to Fight for US

watching the journal...

My letter to Senator Mikulski

"Obama is going to win."

What Is MoveOn Talking About?

Anyone here remember Cindy Sheehan (sp)?

I'm sick and tired of 'preaching to the choir'!

is it the law yet?

A Dubious Milestone: Economic Opportunity and Out of Wedlock Births

How To Check On Your Congressman Or Senator And What They Are Doing In Washington D.C........

How does the Bush regime get all the media to identify 5 dead US soldiers as anything but?

Rasmussen daily GE graph for 6/21/08 - Obama 46, McCain 40 (O up 1, M down 1)

Flood ravaged Wisconsin town considers moving to higher ground.

I believe the reason the Dems caved in is that

"It takes X years for a president's economic policies to take effect!"

Blackmail and Legislating Through Fear

Used Truck Trade-In Values Plunge, Deepening Auto-Sales Decline

Best Michael Moore film........

Did someone try to MURDER a candidate for State Representative?

Steve King says a cryptic statement to Scott McClellan

Has anyone seen Phil Donahue's "Body of War" yet? .....

Can anyone help track down a great DU quote from Asimov's Foundation

How many Democrats do we need to elect ?

Ohio/North Carolina rivalry?

During the Primary Season, Congress voted against immunity...during the General Election...

A little Saturday morning Chomsky to chew on with breakfast:

Where Are You, Conyers?

Only $725 to go till we pass $10,000! Donate to Barack Obama TODAY!


Happy Solstice Everyone

U.N.: Bomb Iran and face Mideast 'ball of fire'

U.N.: Bomb Iran and face Mideast 'ball of fire'

Lamar Smith (R - Obviously) compares Bush Admin to Jesus

Exposed: Military Lied About Murder of U.S. Soldier in Iraq

Russ is usual

Them wimp spineless DEMs might not be....what they appear to be...they might be CAUTIOUS

"Our many voices can be one" kucinich' impeachment petition. He asks for our support.

Fundie organization: California LGBT community desperate to "evade democracy"

Terra Terra Terra.... On Wednesday, my son on his way home to NY from TX had to land in Atlanta to

Flying to a football game or other event, forget flying home the same day on United

FISA: The Lone Republican

Well, That'll Show 'Em!

if we don't get a new congress, will it matter who wins the white house?

Pre-invasion, Iraq NOT Amongst State Dept List of 45 al Qaeda Operating Nations (Bush History:Saturd

Congressman John Hall (D-NY) statement on FISA

The next price bubble to watch is food speculation. Who Benefits From High Food Prices?

RBS issues global stock and credit crash alert

These advertisers can really blow it all out their ass

Shameful bid to catch illegal immigrants

6th foot found on B.C. shore a hoax. First 5 still a mystery.

Dennis Kucinich Arguing Against Changes to FISA

Snopes update #368...

The FISA Vote Roll Call

Peace, Torture Congress

How old is McCain?.... he's so old....

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Jim Webb Tackles Our Tangled Drug Policy

Harry Reid is lying and he knows it.

Torturegate Truth But No Consequences

Bill Clinton speaks of global warming in Edmonton

Did ya ever notice how Coversations Flow? Everyone wants their turn to say something?

Fundies "Pray at the pump"

(Legal Question) CAN WE SUE T. Boone Pickens????

Cheney in Orange, McClellan in Blue

Pat Buchanan Hitler Revisionist- Hitler never wanted the Holocaust

...when the government tells you to do something,...that is something you need to do,"

My Problem With Some Reactions to Tim Russert’s Death

The American citizen's catch 22: Can democracy be restored through the ballot box?

Maybe it's time . . .

It is almost Too Much for ME to bear...


Wash. state builders association publishes newsletter comparing environmentalists to Nazis

Broken Laws, Broken Lives: The Consequences of Torture

Huffpost Report on CDC Vaccine Safety Datalink Uninformative and Completely Misleading

Bullard High valedictorian to be deported

long range question on oil drilling

FISA -- WHAT was the "compromise":?

N.C. crowns new teen queen - more than a beauty, IMO.

Anyone Watch Malloy's Latest Video Mailbag?

As much as I see...

Union Sundown, Bob Dylan

All that crap the flood is taking into the Gulf- Record Dead Zone to be worse than predicted

White House Refuses To Release Documents On Air-Quality Policy

How much do we really know about this new FISA bill?

FDA inspectors to Fla., Mexico in salmonella probe

Why do conservatives not love the Constitution as much as liberals?

Positive spin for Obama's public financing rejection?

Watched Laura Ingraham last night for giggles, snorts and grins

Plame and Wilson vow to press on with lawsuit.

John Nichols: Contests for Senate Signal Big Trouble for GOP

Pelosi Is Pathetic - What Her & Hoyer Mean By bi-partisanship

Bushies cronies at the FDA fucks it up big time what with them Killer Tomatoes

Democrats Have Legalized Bush's War Crimes-By Robert Parry

I got a free pizza today!! WooHoo! How'd you do?

Descent into Chaos: How the War Against Islamic Extremism Is Being Lost

Politically Prosecuted Attorney Paul Minor Files Appeal ("The Other Siegelman")

TOON: Buy a Chrysler and...

The Russert Send-Off

So much for that!

Jack Welch

The retarded Florida Republican bumper sticker!

EURO 2008: Holland and Russia 10 minutes away from penalty shoot outs

I'm A Big Dennis Miller fan...but

Bakersfield faces $10 million claim after police detain man suffering stroke

Bush History:Saturday 6/21 (Pre-invasion, Iraq NOT Amongst State Dept List of 45 al Qaeda Operating

'Curveball' speaks'

The Weirdness of Cable News anchors...

Bush Claims High Gas Prices Demcratic Congress To Blame

4th Amendment: Rest in Peace

Bush May End Term With Iran Issue Unsettled

Bush Radio: He reveals the ROOT of high gas prices..."Unfortunately, Democrats on Capitol Hill..."

US Asks to Rewrite Detainee Evidence

Farm-Bill Veto Overridden Despite Glitch


I have a few things to say:

OK how is this new FISA bill "Change We Can Believe In"

Minneapolis-Saint Paul...anyone?

White House Refuses Another Subpoena

Only $30 to go until we reach $10,000!

Anyone else think that Bobby Jindal will try to set himself up as the "Obama" of the right?

I think we owe Scot McClellan a huge favor

Grand Jury will hear testimony re FLDS next wk

NC numbers.

ACTUAL tactics

Punk the Press (an update)

If Iowa "gave" us Obama, Obama supporters could return the favor

Opihi Picker Union from Hawaiian Islands Support Obama and all DEMs

Convicted Sex Offender Wins Lottery

Jeb Bush And His Cronies Have Big Plans for Govt.-Funded Religious Schools in Florida

FINALLY! Some accountability in government

ElBaradei says he’ll quit IAEA if Iran is attacked.»

Obama will find his administration undone by an "abuse of power" scandal.

Police chase UFO over Cardiff (police helicoptor almost collide)

Hahaha, "Reply To All" Really Does Work!

Chimpy can't get any love

Crooks & Liars Video: "Rep. Steve King (R-IA) to McClellan: Why couldn’t you just shut up?"

N.B.: We're not going to rock the boat...we're going to turn it over...

Michele Bachmann.....Bringing da Crazy!

Leading war crimes suspect sent to Hague Tribunal

In these economic times, you have to save wherever you can... Here's one tip

Book TV Schedule: June 21st - 23rd

Ava to be on Air America's Laura Flanders' show at 2:00pm today

'Harassed' Iran student arrested

Attn: California Attorneys - Are HOA's required to maintain a

Thank you Bob Herbert for explaining the PLIGHT of many black fathers.

Martha Stewart denied visa to travel to Britain

We are a nation of cowards. Here are the words of someone who

Wanna play a REALLY fun game? It's called- "If I could live anywhere...I'd live HERE!"

Get thee to the farmers market: Now's the time for scapes and green garlic

Do you think Nancy Pelosi is akin to Neville Chamberlain over the FISA capitulation?

CNN poll: Shoud DDDDDick testify before Congress?

The American Experiment: a short eulogy.

A message for Obama, Clinton, Edwards, Biden, Dodd, Gravel, and Richardson voters regarding FISA

What's your opinion on this cartoon?

How will we make our voices heard on the Issues after the GE? Ideas anyone?

Did someone say the revolution was scheduled for July 4th?

"Some day, a Catholic, or a Jew, or a Negro will be the President

These made me laugh! Religious license in today's LA Times:

I'll be on Radio Nation with Laura Flanders(Air America) tomorrow

Photographer Documents Secret Satellites — All 189 of Them

One more thing: "A Modest Proposal" :

Michelle Obama and drug addiction??????

A Totally Lawless Regime

Pelosi (angrily) "We have the fight against, war againt terrorism. WHEREVER it may exist."

Dodd, Leahy and Feingold oppose the New! Improved! FISA bill.

CDC issues "explosive report" about vaccine safety studies, regarding autism,

Forget Canada

Is FISA a deal breaker for you?

Why Obama Kinda Likes the FISA Bill (But He Won't Come Out and Say It)

What the hell is the deal with Pelosi?

Get a load of this: Pelosi wants you to send money

What Is Hillary's Position On The FISA Bill?..........

There is something we MUST keep in mind about warrantless spying on Americans

The lawsuits against the telecom companies need to be withdrawn IMMEDIATELY.

DU this Senate FISA vote poll:

Katrina, Midwest flooding, etc. = torture through inaction.

Behind the Compromise on Spying -- Time Magazine

Arrogant bunch of Supreme Court sons of bitches . . .

Ten for Tudor (FL-12)!! Defeat the most despicable of Republicans!!

Obama: I'll Fight To Strip Telecom Immunity From FISA

Despair is not the alternative to futile hope,

Iowa Homeowners Experience Police State


Italian Court Blocks Construction of U.S. Military Base

Do you remember this picture from '05? - "We Are Idiots!"

VP speculation swirls around Sen. Biden

The Blue Pill People

Penn. Police Fire Twenty Shots to Kill Tranquilized Bear Cub

William Haynes, chief lawyer for the defense dept, stated at Tuesday's

William Haynes, chief lawyer for the defense dept, stated at Tuesday's

U.S. Says Exercise by Israel Seemed Directed at Iran

"He said it first."

I never forget I live in a house owned by the American people

TYT: Juan Cole on Iraq, Lara Logan Slams US War Coverage, Cenks Lays Into Obama/Hillary, Limbaugh...

I just got this sick feeling...

Tomato salad, anyone? Bush, McCain & the Republicans have CUT food inspections

Rev Wright has every reason to be angry

Vincent Bugliosi / The Prosecution of GW Bush for Murder.

Just Out: Does investigation of the Pentagon's channel to an Iran Contra arms dealer continue?

Okay, who SHOULD be Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader?

Polls show US citizens are against warrantless wiretapping. Why support it?

Do those that don't believe in Evolution believe that only Homo Sapiens

U.S. Government Stopped Research After Finding That Marijuana Slowed Cancer Growth

Did anyone see Scalia on The Charlie Rose show tonight?

Just out of curiosity, how many of you are actively working on down ticket legislative races?

Happy Summer Solstice to all my brothers and sisters

Does anyone remember that a REPUBLICAN, James Comey, fell on his sword to stop the wiretaps?

Countdown with KO lovers, jJust in case you didn't know...

What will you 'hate' Obama for tomorrow?

Again. ACLU action link.

Spying on the Homefront - Mark Klein on Frontline

Now Look What Pelosi Has Done According To Ron Paul & Kucinich

Those furious with Obama over FISA -Bill Clinton signed EO 12949 into

Had some delicious tomatoes yesterday

I've decided to move to the DC area. Anyone have

NHRA driver Scott Kalitta killed in 300 MPH crash and explosion.

Why did 58 Democrats flip on FISA from no to YES since last year?

What's your SUV worth?

What's your SUV worth?

People tried to get Russert to stop repeating the "Saddam threw out the weapons inspectors." lie

Larry Sinclair: The Movie - Coming to a Press Conference Near You!

Newsweek, FACTCHECK.ORG: McCain's Power Outage 5 pages

Are you an AVERAGE person?

Obama's playing the race care already.

Ginny Brown-Waite and Gas Powered Air Conditioners Radio Address 6/21/08

How do I keep up with this? I though support of impeachment was the litmus test

Constitution, Article I, section 9: No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed.

General Election: McCain vs. Obama Newsweek Obama 51, McCain 36 Obama +15.0

MSM I hate Thee!

OK, Obama isn't perfect. The Bushites? The GOP? Nuke 'em. Nuke the bastards.

Has anyone gotten this piece of spam in their e-mail?

65,298 Citizens have Declared their Independence!

McCain wanted Obama to take the public money so his hands would be tied against the 527's.

A little reality check: Regular folks don't give a hoot about campaign finance reform

Summer solstice

God bless Schuster. He says Barack did the right thing in turning down public funding.

I got a lollipop at the dump today.

Has there been any news recently about Ted Kennedy? I have

Jeb Bush Now Supports Offshore Oil Drilling--- surprise, surprise.

Will the GOP replace McCain?

The playing field is not level. Why Obama Must Opt Out.

Obama raises $22 million in May

Yet another California fire — vibes, please, for DUer Marybear

On CNN now they haveTara Wall, a Black Repub., claiming Obama is "injecting race"

ABC: 2008 Bush v. Kerry 2004 rematch?

I am watching a cool movie call Privilege made back in 1967.

Will Obama lead the way to stopping Chimp's House-approved FISA bill?

So when McCain says...

Obama to vote for FISA compromise...

Congress needs to wipe the slate clean and re-write FISA bill

Even though I'm a white girl, this song makes me happy.

Painting the Electoral Map - The New Yorker

Some fun pics to caption, or not

who watched Bill Moyers? comments?

SurveyUSA crosstabs reveal Webb polling strong in Battleground Iowa

Obama: White House aides should comply with congressional subpoenas.

Wow, we just had a major collapse! Ack!

A pic of the earth from, well, right now:

A hug

Good News About Tigers (for a change)

I just created a blog on Obama's page (also link to John Dean on Countdown YouTube)>>

100 new reactors =

Randy Johnson just does not have his stuff tonight!

Excuse me, but jazz is not music

I love music AND dance. Gene Kelly and Mitzi Gaynor Hot!!

McCain nabs videogame score for campaign ad; composer pissed

Today is the first day of summer and these guys are all over tonight

Had to put the dog in the shop.

Pool Report for Obama Jacksonville Fundraiser

I just realized something weird about the three musicals I was involved in in high school...

The Offspring, any fans and have you bought their new album?

SockPoliticians Site A Scam To Steal Money From Racists!


I love my bank

My Name is David Zephyr. I Am Completely Smitten With the Obamas!

Can I make a request?

Any Electricians here? How much does it cost to re-wire a house?

Owen and Luke Wilson are sexy.

Have you ever wanted to moderate at DU?

FISA Bill.........It has nothing to do with terrorism, folks

The AC has died - again

Teh Lounge is My Friday Nite Date

Cab Calloway appreciation thread.

Tonight's Newsweek poll!!!!!!!!!

On this solstice day post your sunset time.

Better than Prokofiev or Cab Calloway: I bring you the Brown...WEEN!

Obama: "And so there is no doubt that Iran poses an extraordinary threat to Israel"

When an ambidextrous pitcher faces a switch-hitter...

A smiley for MEEEE

Someone had too much time on their hands: Movies Monsters on Classic Paintings

Two healthy shots of vodka in one tall glass of raspberry lemonade. Over ice.

Why is the burden of infallibility always on US?

Possum Hunters for Obama! Reaching out to Appalachia

Prokofiev, Dance of the Knights

A sock..I'z making it! (pic)

Bill Richardson Lets On He’s Under VP Consideration

I wonder if Dodd will step up to the plate again

Awkward/embarassing question

"There's no penis between us friends." -Alix Dobkins.

So ugly I don't want to pollute DU with this; my apologies. Pls. delete.

USA Today/Gallup poll: Obama 48, McCain 42

What is a "Credit C**T" McCain?

Mark my words...this election is going to be about who has the better energy plan.

Obama’s already got public financing

What is your drag name?

Which is the better Scorsese film?

I'm buck nekkid.. listening to this...

Am making Southern Fried Chicken!

I really hope it's Wes Clark for V.P

How Senate Democrats voted on previous FISA bill (motion to invoke closure)

So "Nuke the fridge" is the new "Jump the Shark"

Jay Leno sez: why do comedy when you can make fun of ordinary people?

A pic I found that describes the lounge quite well....

We should each stab philboy if he doesn't go to the DU meetup

If I went to a DU meetup, would you stab me?

what actor/actress would want to see you nekkid?

I'm going to Costa Rica. Ask me anything.

I miss you - more Bjork love

This is American Graffiti weather

McCain’s Disappearing Corporate Tax Reform

Let's boycott donating to Obama if he supports Telecom immunity

I'm talking about all you DUer's right now....

If McCain wasn't good enough to lead in the navy, why should he lead the Country

My Girlfriend say Scarlett Johanson is sexier than Heidi Klum

A fundraising tie in May?

A poem in Honor of California Peggy's poem

Obama Making Christian Push

Smear Michelle? Slander Barack? Now Obama's Small Donors Will Answer!

What actor/actress do you want to see nekkid?

40 things a drunkard should do before he dies.

Squeeeee!!!! Kitteh!

Obama widens lead on McCain - Double-digit leads in two major polls

So, I'm sitting here oiling my pecs, biceps, and tri's....

Phil Collins and... (?)

What the Obama and McCain Plans Would Mean for Real Taxpayers

My letter to Obama on his FISA vote

My grandmother taught me to mix.

Rasmussen daily GE graph for 6/21/08 - Obama 46, McCain 40 (O up 1, M down 1)

Columnist for local paper predicts McCain landslide

I'm finally past forty, and still wearin' jeans.

Blogger launches 'Google bomb' at McCain

Don't Slam Obama just Yet...he was Backed into a Corner

How long does it take you to type and post a reply ?

I'm going into GP:P to copycat every thread on the first three pages.

I'm going to bed down. Who's joining me? (and to what/whom?)

Obama did not flip flop on the PRINCIPLE of public finanacing. . .

Governor Bill Richardson has by far, the most diversely impressive resume of them all, BY FAR!!

Yo! Friday night/Sat. a.m. What did you do tonight? I watched a movie:

Leahy's statement on FISA

Before I go to bed...A pic of me that someone unearthed...Wow

It is 4:23 AM eastern. Good afternoon! n/t

i am the only one awake in my house

i love you all

It's Vetting Time! The history of the selection of modern-day vice presidential nominees

McCain Pushes Nafta in Visit to Canada

Watch McCain's head explode... (AGAIN)



HOLY COW!! Woman gives birth to 23lbs of twins!!

Can someone tell me what this cute little critter is?

HEADS UP-Obama speaking LIVE NOW-Campaign speech in Miami

I'm a deprogrammer for Southpawkicker's cult.......

A Repub Senator issues a statement opposing FISA

Will Obama move right, left, or stay the course?

Unbelievable....fucking unbelievable...

oops delete

A DAMN good album...

Jim Stafford's been EVERYWHERE!

What was Cindy McCain and her father's business relationship with Keating?

The Culinary Condom

Where's Matcom?

Khash does his lyrics thang again

The Guy behind the smear ads

Good morning!

Wallpaper appreciation thread!!

MSNBC: Ex-cook faces jail after putting hair in steak ("These are my pubes")

On the economy, the choice is clear


Post a YOUTUBE or LYRICS to your DU crush

A New Poem: The Chrysalis


All questions can be answered by reason.

Motorcycle Riders.....


My 80 year old dad called me a snob and hung up on me.

Obama: "They're going to try to make you afraid of me"; "And did I mention he’s black?’"

Will you open up to me in the morning?

I'm not supposed to let anyone know about this, but I have to tell someone:

Death Star Canteen... in Legos

Sandwich question

Has the hysterical wing of the party even bothered to READ Obama's statement?

The Wall (a funny)

McCain fundraiser sued by partner in lucrative contract with U.S. military

Obama Slams McCain's Offshore Drilling Plan(complete video)

Jason Bonham as Foreigner's drummer

So has Midlo been terrorizing people down at the local CVS today?

Obama could raise up to $100 million in June...

Are you the "comedian" or the "straight man" in your marriage/relationship?

Only $725 to go till we pass $10,000! Donate to Barack Obama TODAY!

Who ate my Fritos?

McCain and Bush, oil opportunists

NYT, pg1: "Willie Horton" ad guy ready to attack Obama -- if some money arrives

Newspaper birth announcements piss me off..........

Reps Fr Obama & McSame Cmpgn Agree To Debate In Twitter; Details In Msg:

If Botox was free, would you use it?

"The Official Cheese Doodle of the Boston Red Sox"

Dodd's statement of FISA

Barack at the Conference of Mayor's Convention in Miami, FL(listen to Obama`s entire speech)

Obama is a blank canvas in many ways - we must keep up the pressure

Thunder! In Austin! Can rain be far behind!?

New Obama "Yes We Can" Poster available on his Store - from a different artist

I'm almost 50, and still wearing a purple speedo.

McCain's top economic adviser stumped trying to explain his "voodoo economics"

Obama: I'll Fight To Strip Telecom Immunity From FISA

Here's the deal as far as I'm concerened... FISA Bill and other Capitulations

This whole FISA mess is why Senators make such terrible Presidential candidates

NYT: Obama’s War Chest Drives a 50-State Strategy

Winemouse Remix

Kucinich strikes again FISA not CYA

FISA Yes votes by state and caucus. The president got a very good deal.

The ice cream truck just went barrelling past our house, again.

It's a virtual wedding shower for ronnyk and michael!

So media can talk about Obama's race 24/7, but if HE mentions it, he's playing the race card?

This is straight out of matcomnews. Dentist drops tools into patient.

Here's looking at you, son.

Analysis: McCain Hampered By Missteps, Controversy Dogs GOP Candidate As Campaign Pushes Toward GE

Damn, I have to sell a loved one...

Another restaurant bites the dust near my house

Teacher accused of burning cross on student's arm

I got fish

Holy hell--stomach virus is lasting for WEEKS

Predict when Senators Obama and Mccain will choose their vice presidential candidates

Hey redqueen, seen the score?

Watch Barack Obama`s entire speech at U.S. Mayor's Conference in Miami, FL(from today)

Spore Creature Creator is addicting.

I've been stuck on a layover in Salt Lake City for 13 hours

Email I sent to my Senators on FISA

For the holiday, I've decided to create a masterpiece in cheesecake technology

"They added protections...that bring it closer to the bill...Judiciary Committee reported last year

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 6/21/2008)

Things like FISA can be fixed with an ethical administration.

Need good vibes for a local: Billyskank is not well!!

How much do you expect to donate to support Obama between now and November?

I want to make sure Hillary is NOT his VP before I donate again...

Obama contact information-- Urge him to vote against FISA bill

My wife says Cloony is hotter than ....

So much for stripping telecom immunity from FISA

Historical Legos!

I got a free pizza today!! WooHoo! How'd you do?

The make up of the Senate under Bush's Presidency

Only $30 to go until we reach $10,000!

Senator McCain brakes new ground on Credit Crunch debacle

I know you all are busy contacting Senator Obama's office about FISA, but spare 5 minutes

Mitch McConnell and Jim Bunning?

It’s a delicate dance, and John McCain is ‘liable to break a hip’

What if Obama votes No on FISA?

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks during a meeting of Democratic

I don't think Obama is going to win

I'm telling a funny sad story.

Attention, Hank Steinbrenner and others in love with the DH:

Gimme Obama and Firefox!

New Sig Line.

What have you done for Obama lately?

Now is the time to be vigilant about Obama

Survey USA California: Obama up by 12; but McCain getting 20% of African-Am vote?

McCain is taking the weekend off; Obama is speaking to the mayors

So if the phone call/frito incident wasn't bitchy, tell me if THIS is

Conservatives and Progressives Unity

What Do Viet Nam, Canada and Florida Have in Common?

Bob Kerrey for VP

Today's Fine Beer Offering: De Proef/Port Brewing Signature Ale

Can the Frito and Relative co-exist peacefully?


Last time I looked, Jesus Christ was not our nominee.

The Incredible Hulk Review

NY Times sez Obama's budget for rest of year "could exceed $300 million." Best get to work, Johnny.

In which I yet again take Faux Sprots out behind the woodshed and beat it with a stick

Presidential Accountability C-SPAN3 now

Interesting Zogby Poll. Instead of multiple choice, this one

so ... do the republicans have the power to spy on the obama campaign?

McCain’s Boeing Battle Boomerangs

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review blog suggested "giant lead" in poll for Obama foreshadows his defeat

I'm priming and painting today......

Obama's meeting with Democratic Governors from Today

Ok I have to ask

I'm primping and paining today

...while swelling Democratic enrollment and supporting other Democrats on the ballot. (50 STATES)

Rec This Thread As a Promise We'll All Get Pregnant Together!

What's the point of getting all a twitter about Obama and FISA before it even hits the Senate floor?

Is McCain Losing His Base?

Just how important is the "Constitution" anyway?

If someone owes you $500 million, should you have to accept 500 bills of one million dollars each?

I just fucked with Wu-tang clan

Obama works toward government fiscal responsibility

Did you all see the footage that Keith O. kept playing of the guys ignoring Bush?

Gallup, 6/21: Obama 46%, McCain 44%

Who was "Agent Mike"??

Not good Obama .. :(

This time we take the fight to them. .... NY Times "Ready to Attack Obama"

FISA vote and the election.

Surveillance Bill: The Worst of All Worlds


Does anyone here remember DUer Ramsey???

oops, not a poll

I got your orange tabby right here!

Digby feels that Obama must have a "Strategy" on FISA with Pelosi/Reid as head of Party, now.

Okay...that was strange...but I'll take it.

I'm an idiot. Can someone explain why it's 'wrong' for Obama to opt out of public financing?

Kitten Picture of the Day for Saturday June 21

I got a fucking mouse in my kitchen

You know if congress can vote to invade another country and kill all their people.

I Got a Fucking Moose in my Kitchen..

FISA - How Obama can choose to lose the War, but still fight the Battle

Does CaliforniaPeggy type out the full words "my dear" every time she posts it?

Obama campaign fights smears, innuendo and misquotes with "Fact Check" :

Words that won't yield porn on the first Google image page:

For Gym-fans, Scrap-bookers or Folks Who Like to Watch Men in Short-shorts...

It's Dave man! Will you open up? I got the stuff with me!

Arming Obama

The PERFECT is the ENEMY of the GOOD

Obama donations... Paypal?

Talking to pawpicker, almost choked to death on the phone.

Don't fuck with old ladies.

Choosing Obama, Not Hillary, Is Causing Tremendous Loss . . .

Today, I found out that our real-estate agent is a screaming, raving, dyed-in-the wool

Ladies...some sad news today

Today's fun fact:

Sorry DU ladies, you will have to knock off the nonstop flirting with me now...

Just got back from registering voters...outside...and it's 106 degrees

You know Hitting the dollar store before the grocery store and Coscto

¿$13.00 for one meal at a Mexican restaurant?

Okay, who's on your Obama VP short list?

What's your pesto recipe?

I think it's great we hold Obama to account but..

Obama Raises “Only” $22 Million in May

There's a rainbow over Chapel Hill--Tar Heel Town--must be for the boys of summer

Poll question: Is it wrong to be apathetic about fellow Duers getting hit by a bus?

PHOTOS: BARACK OBAMA today at the U. S. Conference of Mayors in Miami

Only $725 to go till we pass $10,000! Donate to Barack Obama TODAY!

This is officially the funniest thing ever.

Man tries to rob store using palm tree as weapon

lounge dude and dudettes!

Is there Mike's Submarine Restaurants in the US ?

They tore down the Hooters in my city!!!!!!!!

WOW, sure is a lot of Defeatism over the Fisa bill

Caturday: Greco-Roman Cat Stretching

Christopher Lee sings...

So how often do you see police in your neighborhood,

Technical question for all you techies...

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 6/21/08

DU's "concern" trolls need to wake up! Obama is the BEST candidate not the PERFECT candidate. . .

88 deg F-- Sitting on my back patio in the shade--- posting on my laptop

TPM: Why Obama's Support For FISA Cave-In Is Such A Downer

Anyone drunk?

These are $10 a piece and my insurance has not approved them....

McCain’s flourishing flip-flop is extensive.. USE IT!

Obama on Supreme Court Appointments

Who lies more: girls to boys, or boys to girls?

McCain Gaffe Update - long list

Is it wrong to wish that a fellow Duer gets hit by a bus?

Good carbuying websites?

In Honor Of Ronny K, and What Should Be The Real "Defense Of Marriage"

I hope Obama wins, but if he doesn't....

Which pain is worse?

As expected, the US adaptation of "Life on Mars" is an absolute ratfuck of a disaster

Bummer... BBC America is cancelling "MI-5"


Temperature Differential.

John McCain does not support immunity for the telecoms?

Have your feelings for Obama changed since he got the nom?

What's worth seeing at the movies lately?

Only $30 to go until we reach $10,000!

Why are the McCains not showing us their children?

Repubs upset over Obama's campaign sign/symbol

I need DU help: How do I handle this situation with my stepdaughter?

I will continue to donate Money to elect Barack Obama

Battle of The Front Men

When you are the 'Change' candidate, the 'outsider', the candidate who promises to fight

No more money from me to Obama

Outrage and defense (Obama and Feingold) and keeping an eye on the prize

good god already with the "ideological purity" thing.

"VICTORY GARDENS" - an old idea that's new again!

John McCain: Big Props for a Tiny Man! (((PICS)))

Just cuz, I'm so damn happy ..... my wedding pictures!!

Ideological purity will get us nowhere.

Democrats gave in to fear and terror in 2002 and 2004. It did not help us win.

In 1799, Thomas Jefferson echoed...

Obama team's 50-state strategy builds on Howard Dean, Bush campaign, and Harold Ickes

PHOTOS: BARACK OBAMA and family prepare for a family portrait at their home in Chicago on Thursday

Carry this picture with you and show it to every fuckwad who says they're voting for McCain!

Californians, how hot is it by you right now (8:25 PM PDT)? It is 89 here

BREAKING: Concern Trolling MORPHS Into Purity Trolling

FISA: There's NO place for secret laws or courts in a democracy, and FISA is just that!

WHO the 'H' is Sen. Russ Feingold?!

Why is Obama getting killed by his own for his pragmatism?

Obama Supports FISA Legislation, Angering Left: "substantive break with Party's base"

Hint: Obama wants the left mad at him

PSI:My girlfriend got a THIRD DEGREE SUNBURN on Wed.

For all you Bridezillas out there

Statement of U.S. Senator Russ Feingold on FISA... ~~ Feingold for VP!!!!

THE MATH Weekly – Saturday, June 21 – Obama 333, McCain 205

What's With All the UFO Attacks?

Those world-famous Lounge vibes are requested . . .

My mom is SUCH a bitch

"the NSA approached Qwest more than six months before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks"....

Democratic Psy-Ops - Would love to get your take on this:

Religious Right 'Caught Off Guard' By Obama's Evangelical Outreach

I bet you didn't know Gloucester, Mass., was such a rockin' town.

What Really, Really, Really pisses me off...

ronnyk's wedding day!! ---- Major pics!

Watched "Casino Royale" last night

Watched "Casino Royale" last night

ABC's Gibson asks if the fact that Obama can raise so much more money than MdCain "Is that fair?"

*********ACTION ALERT*********** National Housing Trust Fund

Where would you go for you little slice of real estate heaven?

Note: Obama has not retreated on NAFTA

Obama is not Dennis Kucinich

Happy Birthday, Kyra!!! (gratuitous kitty pics ahoy)

Anyone noticed Obama's new Seal?

Civil rights groups seek to block California gay marriage ballot initiative

US steel industry wins trade case against China

Report: Women and children refugees suffer in Iraq

IRAQ: Refugees could fuel regional instability, experts say

Ark. woman charged with running over her own mom

Five more Sadrists detained in Iraq militia crackdown

White House Dismissed Legal Advice On Detainees

'Breakthrough' in Iraq pact

Britain Sends Information on Suspect to the U.S.

Was Fort Worth State Rep. Candidate Murder Target?

22-Year-Old Arms Dealer Arrested in Miami

Iraqi Shiite cleric opposes US 'eternal slavery' pact

McClellan: Cheney Should Testify about CIA Leak

U.N. Nuke Chief: Mideast Could Burn If Iran Attacked

Banks Trimming Limits for Many on Credit Cards

Michelle Obama makes $148 frock a fashion smash

McCain closes the cash gap with Obama

Obama Raises $22 Million in May, His Weakest Month This Year

Analysis: McCain hampered by campaign missteps

Political pressure could delay US-Iraq security deal

Iraqi-Canadian contractor goes on trial in Iraq in stabbing case

U.N. inspectors face tough mission in Syria

South Carolina being sued over Holy number plates that carry the image of a cross

Democrats Rail Against Bush's Oil Policies (radio address)

(4) Soldiers killed in Afghan blast

Cops Ring Bell at 3 A.M. to Let Man Know Door's Unlocked

'Harassed' Iran student arrested

Rise in Renters Erasing Gains for Ownership

Iran accuses U.S. of backing Sunni Muslim rebels

UNICEF Says Child Abuse Rising

CNN Poll Of Polls: Obama Leads McCain by Six Points

4 Years for California Man Who Threatened Bush, Others

Floods may widen (Gulf) dead zone(size of Maryland)

MPAA Says No Proof Needed in P2P Copyright Infringement Lawsuits

Casey: Army needs 3 to 4 years to recover from war

Fake FEMA officials reported in flood-ravaged Vernon County

UN atom watchdog chief says to quit if Iran attacked

California, Florida Had Biggest Job Losses in May, Labor Says

Saudi summit aims at oil prices

Pastors Challenge Law, Endorse Candidates From Pulpit

Obama: I'll Fight To Strip Telecom Immunity From FISA

Indiana voter ID law challenged again

Ark. man, others blame KBR for contaminants in Iraq

Bush says Democrats keep blocking his energy plans

United flight canceled after upset pilot refuses to fly

US energy chief: Low oil production drives price

Rice trip comes amid signs of N. Korea cooperation

AG rules hemp bill is legal

Rep. Jackson-Lee's Questions for Scott McClellan

TYT: Cenk LAYS INTO Obama & Clinton on lack of FISA leadership

John McCain Campaigns In Canada?

Dennis Kucinich Arguing Against Changes to FISA

The Week In Cartoons 06/21

Agent Mike: If I Were a Man, I'd Want a Big Dick

Countdown: Olbermann and John Dean - Unity on Immunity

The Zen of Impeachment.

Parody of Everybody Must Get Stoned (Homeland Security nonsense)

On the Threshold of Liberty

McCain nukes anti-Michelle meme, saying "I really didn't love America until" being captured

McCain "Really Didn't Love America" Until He Was a POW

John Conyers Arguing Against Changes to FISA

Countdown: Olbermann John Cusack Interview June 20, 2008

Obama bashing exposed.

Is It Better or Worse to Call a White Person the N Word?-The Young Turks

Does Being a POW Give You Presidential Experience?-The Young Turks

Barack Obama at U.S. Mayor's Conference in Miami, FL

What is the sound of one hand waving? -Bush. Raleigh. L.O.L. (00:31)

Cafferty: The McCain Flip-Flop

TYT: CBS's Lara Logan Slams American Coverage Of Iraq War

Obama Blasts McCain on Opposing Flood Prevention Funding

"They Are Destroying the Constitution" --RFK Jr

McCain: "I do not support Roe v. Wade. It should be overturned."

Pelosi floor statement on FISA

White House Asserts Executive Privilege over Environment Documents

Brown wants oil-rich states to back UK nuclear plants

Global investors circle new nuclear markets

All 34 bodies retrieved from N China coal mine

Greenland Ice Core Analysis Shows Drastic Climate Change

HuffPo's Chris Kelly writes: David Vitter Has a New Fetish

Barack Obama's recent comments on nuclear energy

Agriculture hits renewable energy sweet spot

Fuel costs sending immigrants back to Mexico

WaPo: Report on Climate Predicts Extremes; More Droughts Likely in North America

Paris to buy 4000 electric cars for public rental

Walking a Nuclear Tightrope

Nigerian youths blow up oil pipeline, output cut

Union of Concerned Scientists Position Paper on Nuclear Energy

What is a realistic sea level rise projection for the next 20 years?

Wanted - New Rail Barons

National Security Archive: Drafting of U.S.-Iraq Security Agreement Began Nearly Five Years Ago

"Anarchism: What it really stands for" -Emma Goldman(1910)

Does Investigation of the Pentagon’s Channel to an Iran Contra Arms Dealer Continue?

EDITORIAL: McCain and veterans

The Imperialist Right Threatens Obama on Iraq

Robert Parry: Democrats Legalize Bush's Crimes

The Poverty of Reaganism-Bushism

The Shock Doctrine by Catherine Austin Fitts

The Right to a Job, Food & Water, and Housing

Wikileaks Publishes US Counterinsurgency Manual?

We Rage, Europeans Yawn, Over Domestic Counterterrorism Ops

McCain Agrees to Forego '527s,' in Favor of '666s'

Telecoms Flex Their Muscles: FISA "Compromise" Locks-in Lawless Spying

WORLD NEWS TRUST: Status Quo-oh (James Kunstler)

The Russert Send-Off

McCain: 'I Didn't Love Evangelicals Until They Held My Nomination Prisoner'

Independent UK: Ah, Italy - sunshine, olive oil, blatant racism

Iran: Stop nukes by bombing oil wells, neocons suggest

NYT: Bring It On (a defense of Obama's decision to opt out of the public financing system )

Abu Ghraib: a disgrace and a calamity

Medea Benjamin: Iraqi Refugees, America's Shame

Sen. Jim Webb... Is Emerging As the Democrats' Military Point Man

‘He Should Never Have Gone to Iraq’ (Newsweek)

A Secret Oil Gusher Inside Citigroup

The Ugly Side of Disaster

An Honorable Way Out of Iraq

The Media, the War, and An Empire's Crossroad

WORLD NEWS TRUST: Howling in the Belly of the Confederacy (Joe Bageant)

Reverse Henry-Fordism

*Energy payback* on PhotoVoltaic solar collectors

NADER: Why don't other corporations gang up on big oil?

Media Continues to be MIA on the Truth about Iraq War

NYT, pg1: Travelers Shift to Rail as Cost of Fuel Rises; Shrunken Amtrak can't meet demand

Gay Marriage Is Good for America

A Trouble With Amtrak

Women who dislike football are stupid

WORLD NEWS TRUST: Economic Segregation: The Rise of Private Towns (Eran Reya)

Texas unit returns home from Iraq

Army Turning Trash into Energy in Iraq

Shareholders take brunt of banks' capital raising

Unauthorized Charges Gone Wild on Me

Regional Banks Spiral Towards Zero

GM Death Watch

It’s Not Nice to Short Bank Stocks

Older Americans in Bankruptcy--

Royal Bank of Scotland brace for a full-fledged crash in global stock and credit markets

Ex-Lehman Trader Launches Hedge Fund

Ponzi Scheme at Steve & Barry's

Unions and the election

South Idaho Dairy Slapped with OSHA Fine ($2,500) After Crushing Death

OSHA cites Florida chemical plant for safety violations, 4 deaths

AFL-CIO blasts McCain for Canada speech (update with RNC comments)

Missouri, Kansas follow national unemployment rise

Maine jobless rate rises sharply (highest rate in more than a decade)

Former Nunn staffer remains troubled over 1982 firing

Baldwin sees ENDA, hate crimes passing next Congress

NY court throws out convictions of Lesbians in 2006 Village fracas.

Did you ever reach a stage were you thought : "Let me leave this for another lifetime"

Gay Marriage Is Good for America

So, if Nunn is selected as VP candidate, what will you do?

Gay man seeks to undermine Obama

How Gender and Queer Studies Ruined My Life.

Hamas: Trick or Truce?

Arab Terrorists Shoot and Wound Three Jews in Samaria

UNICEF severs ties with Israeli patron Lev Leviev

Dramatic video shows attack on Indian village

FIDEL: "The US, Europe and Human Rights"

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (June 21): Magnus, Ivanchuk 1-2 in Foros

New York Sports Fans: Slide show of top 25 NY atheletes (I disagree with a few picks)

Effects of Steroids on Horses Unclear

"I hope he doesn't ask me...but if he asks me, I would say yes."

The Mythology of The All: Volume Six-The Passion of Chaos

The Lion, the Witch and the Ego

Have I gotten this right?

Spoonful of Bacteria may lessen athletic ailments

Parent Separation/Moving Linked to Allergy

Soda drinks (regular or diet) linked to Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes

Big, Well-Balanced Breakfast Aids Weight Loss

Pizza Notte di Venerdì (pic)

French Fry recipies.

How is this possible?

Palm trees contribute to crime wave

Call the NRA! Rapper 50 Cent ordered by N.Y. judge to forfeit guns

Photographer Documents Secret Satellites — All 189 of Them

Do you have a right to worship wherever and whenever you want to worship?

Religious Right Gears Up To Push Political Choices From the Pulpit

Religion and the Reich

Oh Canada

Lets postualte there is a God.

What would happen if we all suddenly 'forgot' about religion?

Messianic Jews say they are persecuted

Real ghosts from 9-11

Secret Service in FOIA request says sources cited by 9/11 CR on Cheney and PEOC don't exist?

Japanese Lawmaker takes 9/11 doubts global

Really nice story: a pool dedication for autistic children. Kerry was there. W/ video

Does anyone know Kerry's position on the FISA "compromise" bill?

O'Reilly to Release DRM-Free EBooks

I'm at the edge of throwing this gizmo into the trash. You all

Was Fort Worth State Rep. Candidate Murder Target?

My System Idle Process is using up 95 CPU

Sarah Bazter at the Sunday Times says Pawlenty is on McCain's short list

Cops Ring Bell at 3 A.M. to Let Man Know Door's Unlocked

Recent Obama Posts From Liberal Values

MacKay reveals details of military modernization

Did Norm Coleman Green-Screen His Wife into his Video?

Nasty and weak is some achievement, Gordon

Hundreds of pro-war bikers invading berkeley tomorrow (saturday)