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Archives: July 17, 2008

The American Nightmare (Susan Atkins Thread)

7/16 State Dept. daily press briefing - on Iran and other issues

"There's Nothing Sacrosanct About U.S. AAA Rating" Mark Gilbert - Bloomberg

Xcel expects to cut off service to 72,000 in 2008

Info from House Foreign Affairs Comm. on Iran

Bush Admin Talks Big, but Does Little to Secure Foreign Nukes-Bush History,7/17

Has anyone noticed in McSame's latest ad

Media is confused and/or dishonest about our loss of habeas rights

Obama needs to add one country to his trip.. The Czech Republic

The bloody battle of Genoa

I was surprised that I haven't seen more about the

My Fellow Amurkins...I, Contrary1, Need Your Support.

MUST SEE Twofer The Daily Show and The Colbert Report are EXCELLENT tonight! Replay starting NOW!

Airline pilots union discussing planes flying with 15 minutes extra fuel on

When the promised lifeboats for displaced workers start to leak......

Gates: Afghanistan surge likely to happen soon

Can someone fill me in on Rush = pedophile?

Ron Wood enters rehab...

52 million. Obama. June. Avg Donation $68.00

Commander Helps Mold Future of America

Ok. I think I know why oil has been dropping the last two days.

Bolton, Iran and the Hawk-Realist Power Balance

* Wanted Loyalist As Justice Dept. Legal Adviser to Defend Interrogation Practices

Economic Fears Slice Oil Prices for Second Day

Bush claims executive privilege on CIA leak

Housing Starts in U.S. Probably Decreased to 17-Year Low as Sales Slumped

Rove Ignores Congress’ Subpoena, Yet Appears at TV Critics Meet


Genoa, 2001: Closer Than We Think

bush's war is LOST. The U.S. is DEFEATED. bush should SURRENDER.

Report: Foreign Banks Aided Tax Evasion

Ideology in a nutshell

Picken's Plan? Wind power... anyone heard about it?

$48 billion??

WTF!!? I think Mika B.'s decompensating:

Don't worry, says the American Enterprise Institute. Be happy!

bush: The man who FAILED to get bin Laden. Don't let the easily outraged repubs forget.

Al Gore challenges nation to produce all electricity with clean fuels within 10 years

Only In Bush-World: Elizabeth Dole Tries To Name AIDS Bill After Jesse Helms

The Evolution of Wal-Mart's Corporate Logo

Obama Raises $52 Million in June

Development: US fails to measure up on 'human index'

Had Obama "only" raised $30 million in June, the media would be all over it this morning

The Nation: Exiting Iraq is Easier than they Say. By Chris Toensing

Progressive Book Club

T-Ball Player In Chief: Bush Has Done Twice As Many Sports Games As Cabinet Meeting/HuffPo

About the news from Iraq and Afghanistan ..similar to Viet Nam

Senate agrees to triple anti-AIDS funding

Why do Americans accept the argument that they have to bear the cost of drug R&D for the world?

Tom the Dancing Bug: The Great Photoshop War of 2008

The Nation: Portrait of a Panic

Middle East Democracy: Blowback Through the Looking Glass

Bush: Don't Tell Me Who Donates To My Library

The loonies have taken over WJ on CSpan this morning

Senate Energy Comm. - Oil Prices Workshop - 9am Thursday 7/17/08

JIB JAB has alliance with corporate MSN

Irony: Tony Snow didn't believe in universal health care

Rival banks refuse to accept IndyMac cashier's checks

Just to put things in perspective ...

Editorial cartoonists: a dying breed

Robert Scheer: The Real Legacy of the ‘Reagan Revolution’

US slips down development index

LTTE: State Farm request for a 47-91% homeowners increase.

oops already posted

Sen. Dole wants to name an AIDs bill after Jesse Helms. What other bills can we name after Helms?

those attending Netroots, please check in here.

Fundies: "Liberals" block effort to help solve the energy crisis

Did "Alvin and the Chipmunks" help bring down the Berlin Wall?

price of trained water buffalos has skyrocketed due to gas prices

rice stories from Japan that will make you grit your teeth

Eliminating 401(k) matches might actually be a savings boon

How many gas guzzlers did America crank out after it went to war?

reason for 3 to 4 days to transfer funds from bank to bank ?

It's time to demand more as consumers...

Bush: Don't Tell Me Who Donates To My Library

Notice we have had lots of posts ripping our Dem leaders for having the same position as Obama has?

Status Report on the Collapse of the U.S. Economy

POLL: Americans evenly divided between support for gay marriage, civil unions, and a complete ban.

Media Coverage of Obama and McCain: "Nuts" or a "Disgrace"?

sad today....

"We're not affected by what's on the cover of newspapers" - Khadr/GTMO

Million Moron March: Fundies take their anti-gay protest to McDonalds headquarters near Chicago

Million Moron March: Fundies take their anti-gay protest to McDonalds headquarters near Chicago

Sovereign wealth funds bailing on the U.S. dollar....

Time: 85% of US Unhappy with Economy

A Bunch of Do-Nothing Showboats

Measuring income deprivation and poverty

C-SPAN3 at 10am (ET) John Ashcroft answers questions about ... detainee interrogation rules

I am tired of the Democratic Leadership in Congress bending over,

U.S. long-term liabilities estimated at $455,000 per U.S. houshold

Illinois Citizens Fighting Mega-Dairy Farm, Last Resort

Iran Pours Cash Into Afghanistan, Seeking Leverage Against U.S.

An observation on Obama

The baby Antarctic penguins being frozen to death by freak rain storms

Sen. Levin: Shut Down Giant Swiss Bank UBS

Bush goes to Tony Snow's funeral

Bush making fun of himself=funny how you can admit wrong decisions under the guise of humor

Can anyone ask Pelosi or Reid directly why they are letting

US slips down development index - BBC

44 million tax filers with no income tax liability?

Ashcroft: I was not pushed out, my depature was ‘voluntary

Americans have $6.9 trillion in bank deposits. $4.2 trillion of that is FDIC insured

Green Jobs: Mass Megawatts Launches Manufacturing Facility in Pennsylvania

Mindsummer Night's CAPTION. (Come do Numbnuts and leave absolved of your sins.)

Is The AG The Attorney For The People Or The President?

Training reassessed after plutonium spill (ya think)

I just got an email from Nancy Pelosi. How thoughtful of her.

John Dean Says Bush Could Pardon Himself

. . . . predict largest Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' on record"

Winning the Oil Drilling Debate

Marijuana farm busted on (Girl) Scout camp

So, has anyone gotten a friendly phone call from the Army

“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.” – Thomas Jefferson

Incredible opportunities in storks - too many bears here. It was inevitable

I get absolutely disgusted when the "fabulous success"

Get ready for the last oil war (From Energy Bulletin)

IndyMac Failure May Prompt Rush to Pull Bank Deposits

Wall Street Journal: The Declining Value of Your College Degree

Don’t Drink the Nuclear Kool-Aid

Mitch McConnell is a lying piece of shit (re: Gulf of Mexico oil spills).

Billionaire Tycoon Named In US Senate Tax Evasion Investigation

Hoenig out-pigs himself, says working for the common good is un-American

US Mainland was attacked before 9/11/01

Al Qaeda Outraged by Patriotic Osama Cover

Need a laugh?

First Lady Laura Bush said:


Rude Pundit: Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Down Antipsychotics While Googling "Dementia"

Has anyone seen this Vid on the Muslim world. Its pretty powerful stuff.

The return of separate cash/credit prices for gas......

Question: Why is oil going down?Answer: Who were we getting close to?

Is it really true that oil co's keep applying to build new refineries, but

Is it really true that oil co's keep applying to build new refineries, but

Repugnant Email "The Frog Theory"

so a federal appeals court says der chimpenfuhrer can ignore the constitution,

Maybe dimson won't get his lieberry after all?

***Ashcroft Testimony Thread #2***

Memo to Obama, McCain: No one wins in a war (Howard Zinn)

We were meant to find out about them spying on us

screwballs on parade - downtown Atlanta

Iraq surge over, evaluation period begins

I hate how no one here on this board ever demonstrates market perspective in either direction.

Don't mess with the TSA, they'll get even.

Oil down, grain down big, US Commodity indices down.

Homeland Security can seize your Laptop at the border...

Legal scholar: Evidence suggests Bush committed crimes

Have you ever wondered if the wire tapping had anything to do

Texas gives green light to lots more wind power

McCain gets Social Security

BWAH-HA-HA-HA-HA!!!!! O'Reilly to address "vile comments" on Tony Snow, posted on various websites!

Chertoff: Tohono O'odham chairman got it wrong

Michele Bachmann Watch, 7/17/08: MB Says Life is Tough in the Arctic

Dumping ground for the easily offended

Issa dissimises torture: ‘We treated our hospital patients worse.’»

Regulators raid Wachovia Securities

Nobody Else But "YOO" Would Do-"A Loyalist Who Would Provide LEGAL FOOTING" (WAPO)

best cartoon i've seen re: new yorker cover

I think I see what the October surprise is this time around.

Robert Wexler questions Ashcroft on torture...

If bush & cheney ever do go on trial for war crimes, they should be tortured for info.

"What happened to the Electric Car?" they now ask on CNN

So, what is the REAL inflation rate?

"The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite."

K-Street The Series

The reality of 'Photograph a cop, go to jail'

U.S., Canada, and Mexico establishes 'enhanced' licenses agreement

Tinfoil hat time!!! Yeah buddy!! Haven't had the inspiration in a long while!!!

caption time

EarlG has posted a new activist thread and we need you guys:

Remember what happened to Food Lion's butcher shops after that news report?

Hello green concrete, goodbye wildlife

Darrell Issa....POS

Dana Perino, unhinged.....Pt. XV: The Dumb Doublespeak edition

Every American family now owes HALF A MILLION DOLLARS....

Bush History,7/17 Bush Admin Talks Big, but Does Little to Secure Foreign Nukes

CONdi Rice is doing a phone interview right now with Han-nutty.

Lawsuit accuses collector of harassment over invalid debts

I've got to wonder: Why is it so important to us that we're "popular?"

Is this why georgie decided to talk with Iran?

What a classic diss - thank you Emily

Archaelogists using Google Earth to identify sites in Afghanistan - New Scientist

Companies Defraud Government For Millions

Gov: Chicago may get troopers, National Guard

Jane Mayer is on c-span now - event from Tuesday

'Fallujah's flames rekindled', Authorities have controlled the media better than the violence.

Ivory politics: China gets OK to buy tons

"If you didn't water board Khalid Sheikh Mohammed after 9/11 I wouldn't be alive"

nevermind.....FDA lifts warning on tomatoes. pssst they don't have a clue.

Woman gives judge earful, lands in jail

Bob Schaffer (R-Co.) Changes Story On Iraqi Kurdistan Oil Deal

DC Rejects Handgun Application (Heller's)

Reporter Owned By Sled Video

Congressional Hearing to Examine 'Bush Imperial Presidency' July 25th

Flowerpot's spontaneous combustion blamed for fire

AP's Problem Is Not What It Thinks

The "crime" in speculation is this...

Ashcroft: Sometimes I Confuse What People Tell Me With Reality

We can see the neocons for who they are

FDL: Bush And Executive Privilege: Nixon’s Revenge, Part XXVIII

Mike Frey commentary: Two wrongs don't make right

RNC goes after CafePress and others for using the Republican elephant in parody

White House Web Site Transcript: "President Bush Attends Funeral Service for Tony Snow"

Something I don't understand about the Omar Khadr case

Stephen Colbert Reaction to Nomination

Informal Bumper Sticker Poll

"This Modern World" takes on fake outrage in the M$M

Dems make major ad buy for Elizabeth Dole's seat

Iranian goods offer economic lifeline to war-ravaged Iraq

DNC has breakthrough fundraising month in June

Secretary Gates: We Cannot Kill Or Capture Our Way To Victory

Howard Dean on Rachel NOW. nt

Global HIV/AIDS Bill Passes Senate


Tropical Storm Bertha - still going like the Energizer bunny

Jeff Wayne's "War of the Worlds" on stage AWESOME

Lou Dobbs polls

I had to mute Barnacle on Hardball. He's not even trying to

I was wondering about the gold in Fort Knox...

Let The Eagle Soar: Ashcroft "hearts" waterboarding. USA! USA! USA! USA!

Who can elaborate on a recent court decision that seemed to declare open season on witnesses?

What are you going to do when the US mint releases the

Two Obama links

this group has been running ads on MSNBC.

Rove Tried to Fire Fitzgerald During CIA Leak Investigation-by emptywheel

Live in LA? Want to adopt a pet?

DU this Poll

Madame say Let Them Eat KKKake - Molasses Spill Shuts Down Texas 6 at Southwest Freeway

It's like a flamewar with a forum troll but with an eventual winner.

Stephen Colbert to have spider named after him

Link to C-Span Book TV: Vincent Bugliosi's LA talk... Must see.

Mock Trial of Karl Rove in Virginia Beach tomorrow!!!!!!!

Here is CNN Pelosi/ Blitzer Interview

Answering terror with terror

Rachel Maddow next to get a show?

Nancy Pelosi, Damn Your Useless Hide

Happy 91st birthday, PHYLLIS DILLER!

Democratic House speaker calls Bush 'a total failure' on war, energy, 'you name the subject'

Chertoff: European terrorists trying to enter US (AP)

US Scareways?

isn't Gore going to be on Larry King?

If you didn't see Jon Stewart on Bush "Stupid Economy" . . . catch up --

thanks to everyone who jumped on Dan Abrams re: AG error

Winemaker Bill Harlan hosting chimp/GOP fundraiser in Napa Valley tonight...

why is john stossell involved in a discussion of global warming and the need....

I Changed My Mind: I Think Congress Should Allow Karl Rove to Continue Ignoring Their Subpoenas

Barack Obama's $52 million June - Not quite a record but close - Freepers worst nightmare

What's Up (Or Down) with

This war is going to cost us $3 trillion dollars, and this nation is more concerned about Batman.

Hey Jon Stewart for the second time this week

Another not-so-subtle attempt by Bush to re-write his Katrina legacy: "I always come"

EPA report on climate change -> human health effects

House Speaker Pelosi calls Bush 'a total failure'

CNN's Drew Griffin on "the list" after criticizing TSA?

Brainstorm: What STATE CRIMES has Karl Rove committed?

the world is about to meet obama after 7 1/2 years of dealing with the asshole-in-chief

Who here remembers Hubert Humphrey?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

OK! Crude is down again today! Dropped almost $15/bbl since last week!

Roberts Court: Evidence that the Court Is Disturbingly Elitist and Anti-Democratic

Have the right wingers out there started an OBC list yet?

Voters to decide: Bush memorial sewage plant? (Measure qualifies for Nov. ballot)

DoJ Investigating Siegelman Prosecutor For Misconduct

Hey DUers, need help finding a graphic

Probably saved a kitten today

1 hour to: ELIZABETH EDWARDS on Colbert Tonight (07-17-2008)!

Shell-shocked GM retirees react: 'This is a knife stab in the back'

Shell-shocked GM retirees react: 'This is a knife stab in the back'

Satire Toon..........Get it?

Update on Tomas Young

Caption this * pic

Bush Administration Trying To Redefine Contraception As Abortion

Ok, cure my ignrance, WTF is a PUMA?

This Tells You Basically Everything You Need to Know about legal interpretation in the Bush Admin

Everybody join in and sing the Talkin' TSA Blues with me!

A thought I had today about oil prices.

Airport Gestapo: How Bush's No Fly List is Making Americans Unsafe

Let us all be thankful for this very lucky break.

ACLU calls for probe of Chertoff over 'terrorist' watch list

Incredible opportunities in stocks - too much bearishness here. It was inevitable

Idea for rolling out renewables - please tell me what you think

U.S. may have waterboarded detainee before getting legal approval.

Save healhty horses this administration wants to kill -sign petition please

"I've never seen a comic book with the phrase 'anal sodomy' in it before."

Mike Malloy read this Jimmy Carter speech tonight

Eliot Spitzer Paid So That the Bush Family Carlyle Group Would Not Have To, or The Lies of March

PETA ad: My little girl's gonna "get some". (excellent work)

McCain says Social Security is broken and horrible, and smiles when he cashes his SS check...WTF

Expert: Rove Executive Privilege Claim Won't Stand Up In Court

Ok!. . I give up... WHAT "risk"?? - Why does the media insist on claiming

Raw Story: Seven years on, no answer from White House on anthrax attacks

A list of Who is Funding California's #8 antigay marriage proposition

Electrical Risks at Bases in Iraq Worse Than Previously Said

The Aspects of Bush Governance that Resemble a Mafia Bust-out

Lawyer drops his drawers to show Gitmo detainees treatment

Have you seen this bizarre liberal email going around saying bush & cheney are war criminals?

Protest Bush in the Napa Valley TODAY

Jim Crow And The Nuremberg Laws

Newsweek: FISA Law Leaves Data-Mining Program Intact

Welcome to Crawford, Howard Dean....from Wayne Slater's blog.

Rapture Ready in a tizzy again: teen listened to song "I Kissed A Girl"

7/15 Election Model: Obama 420EV...2008 Election Fraud Scenario Analysis...Understanding 2004 Fraud

$4,000 of gas stolen from pump!! WOW!

Have you heard about the GWB Presidential Library?

87.5% of "Family" & DLC Affiliated Senate Democrats Voted Yes on FISA

Ohio county fires back at voting machine company

Tony Snow Memorial TOON

Tell McCain: Viagra is not more important than birth control !!!

System Builders Relieved As AMD's Ruiz Steps Down

Impeachment Begins July 25th

When I heard the news that Jesse Helms had died, I remembered this joke from comedian George Wallace

Calling someone a war criminal just doesn't have the bite it used to.

Has anyone here heard of courses teaching you how to buy properties

US Congress leader Pelosi calls Bush 'a total failure'

DC residents can start applying for gun permits

Which Breed Of Dog Is Most Aggressive?


You can't take your monkey into wal mart? That's just not right.

john mc yawn hasn't ignited the passions of evangelicals...(zzzzzzzzz)

Rove Spotting - Why not arrest him when he shows up here?

TYT: Why Does Michelle Obama Only Have A 24% Approval Rating With White People?

The Age of Bush, Part II: School Daze

Interesting article about college - and those who can't do it.

Progressive geek looking for 3,000 people to help him win Kansas election

Hey. Does anyone have any weed AND or Xanax they could sell me?

Office of Special Counsel official quits in protest

Gore says 10 years to transition to solar/wind and other renewables.


Leaked picture of US detainee on Wikileaks.

Is it wrong that I dont feel bad for people that get jobs based on beauty lose their jobs...

Watching the Full Moon Rise

Not a Rick Roll

About that New Yorker Cover...

Scientists seek: "a vast interdisciplinary effort to further our understanding of how life evolves"

Why do you not reply to the 21st century French pastry threads?

Faithful Dogs and Faithful Cats

Wedneday Night Blues Thread w/ Reba Russell and Jimmy Thackery.

E25 - I miss that puppy!

Do NOT google "GG Allin" images.

"My Brother Was Killed on 9/11 with Republicans and Democrats"

The Original

English, motherfucker! Do you speak it?!

All we have to do now...

Oh yeah, 45 seconds in

The "ex gay camp" episode of South Park is on.

Let's sing a round! I'll begin...

Happy Birthday to Galled Goblin!

Mr. Chong Yip Jr. says I've inherited ten million dollars. DC DU meetup when I collect?

Amy Goodman: Don’t Drink the Nuclear Kool-Aid

Ah, yeah. HBO SE is showing The Vagina Monologues again

Ah, yeah. HBO SE is showing The Vagina Monologues again


Today was my news free day, I need a break from the news because it is to damn sad.

Nine Republicans Break Party Ranks

Receiving neoCON hate mail? Send this letter.

I don't understand these lyrics.

I'm going ni-night. I'm willing to share my bed...but you'll need your own chamber pot...

Comcast moved MSNBC to digital - I don't have or want digital cable

I'm Donna Smith from the film SiCKO...

These puppies go to sleep when the man sings to them!

i'm trying to follow a flight on Google Earth but it's gone now

OMG I think I may cry. Sea Lion rehab video from Peru.

To offset my F22 post: Rediscovering treasures of Bamiyan

I don't give a shit that Elizbeth Hasselbeck is upset that Rev Jackson said 'the n word'.

Cold as Ice

Also on MSN-Diet tips from Olympic athletes

CRAP! They showed up two+ hours early! I haven't cleaned the catbox!!!

I have a tuxedo cat as my Icon...

It's my birthday and I ain't doing diddly today that I don't wanta

A 14 year old local kid DIED playing "The choking game???"

If you believe you simply don't fit in the world, you probably don't.

I have had lucid dreams before, but not like I just had now....

need help finding a certain LOL Cat

How is the economy effecting you?

"Sopranos" fans: very trivial question....

Rare house showing today! (meaning, notoby's looked at this place in months)

I'd like to rejoin the DU community

McCain - skillfully exploiting loopholes in a campaign finance law that he wrote.

New sport a hybrid of boxing and chess

a 1.5 liter bottle of Grolsch is a good beer

Why do you not reply to the 14th century French tapestry threads?

Hulk Hogan Has Obama's Back

So, like a good DUer, I did my Activist Corps email.

are relationships imploding--like more than usual?

These days more and more I realize Jimmy Buffett was right:

Who decided it was a good idea for Toby Keith to make a movie?

Wall Street Journal: The Declining Value of Your College Degree

I just ordered one of these


How do you attach a picture you've photoshopped onto a post here at DU?

New update on Tomas Young

New Neighbor to Neighbor Online Tool on mybo

More Crap from the NYT -- Apparently the Media Favors Obama

I Look Stupid - How to take a Web head shot

I am getting tired of defending Obama

At the risk of sounding melodramatic....

Sigh - Weirdass dream.

Tommy Thompson for Rethug VP?

So, is the new meme going to be the McCain campaign complaining about media bias?

Politico: McCain's humor often backfires (mentions the ape rape, Chelsea Clinton/Janet Reno"jokes")

So progressives and the base have abandoned Obama. Nonsense.

Attention Democratic Underground! Please read!

Who would be the strongest VP choice for McCain?

Let's call some talk radio stations today

I've got one word for this guy: Decaf

What Is Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal?

My response to a right winger who thinks it is "no big deal" that Sen Pat Roberts owns Halliburton



MSM: Obama raised $52M in June? Pfff. More good news for McCaint.

Breaking: Obama doesn't sweat - media sees conspiracy - calls him gym rat

A nation of WHINERS, do victims of abuse and bullying count?

A Detailed Analysis of Obama's Failures in Cartoon Form

Anyone have the itinerary for Obama's Tour of Europe and the Middle East?

I've never owned a pair of corduroy pants. What am I missing out on?

WARNING: New email being circulated about Obama's tax proposals

LOL -- Whoppi made Elizabeth Hasselbeck cry

Nancy Kerrigan and "the Governor" have been gnawed by locusts and a rabbit!

"Your Whiteness is Showing:"

I have a great idea, lets take Nancy Pelosi off the table...

New York Times Blames Obama for not Eliminating Racism in America

Bolton upset with Bush meeting with Iran: "like getting an Obama administration six months early"

Is this a one-candidate election?

Have you seen the latest polls

McCain campaign: McCain’s rape joke is ‘a good example of McCain being McCain.’

F22 Raptor wows Farnborough

yesterday, Obama = Bush. Today, Obama = Rumsfeld (!). McCain camp showing their desperation.

Do you own a Democracy Bond?

Conservatism: What Is It?

The gif that sums up the McCain campaign thus far

Good Morning! Meow!

Defending Michelle: Attacks infuriating-Barack interview with Glamour-Calls out Faux News MO attacks


You know what would really modernize the image of the Catholic Church?

Did you know McCain's chief foreign policy adviser is a neocon, PNAC's Randy Scheunemann?

Bush flip flops on Iran and continues to follow Obama - Establishing diplomatic presence in Iran

Another Simon's Cat video!! "TV Dinner" (from the kitty wake-up cartoon guy)

Anyone at DU listen to any shows on

It's CAPTION TIME! (((My God! What Have I done? Edition)))

Oh, Oh, More On McCain's Abramoff Connection

CBS News Analysis: McCain - Obama Polls Not As Close As You Think

Latest McCain ad has Ronnie Raygun superimposed on it

Obama camp correction: "Obama ALONE has $72 million on hand"+DNC has $20 mil. = $92 million on hand

Obama Faces His Overseas Audition

Doers and Thinkers at DU

Brad Delp is doing cartwheels in his grave!!!

The Ballad of George & John

Al Gore is giving the speech I was waiting for Obama to give.

McSame VP question

McSame VP question

Elmore Ruel Torn Jr.

McCain Has A Bad Week On National Security And Foreign Policy

Chuck Todd says that since Obama is forgoing GE funds, he better raise minimum $50 million/mo.

7/17/08 Rasmussen NC - McCain ahead by only 3

Why the long lapse of time before there is a debate??

Comparing Obama To Bush. It's Beyond Anything I Could've Imagined.

Copycatting in GD

The Affects of PUMA are being Observed in the latest Rasmussen Poll

What's the "problem" with the DNC's fund raising? Should we worry?

I'd gladly walk a mile in this man's shoes.

Ben Smith, the 'Dem' blogger on Poltico, trying to compare Obama to Bush

Do you think Chimpy will create an incident or event to steal headlines from Obama next week?


Adam Smith is a rock solid surrogate for Obama

impeachment in january?

F.Y.I. John McCain is older than the ballpoint pen

Need help finding Vid of Countdown showing Obama didnt change on Iraq

Obama opens six campaign offices in Montana!

AUGHH! It's not "real-a-ty" and "real-a-tor"!

Are all of McCain's spokewomen Yellow-headed Miseries?

Obama: "Fox News...went fairly deliberately at her {Michelle} in a pretty systematic way"

Is the US is doomed if we elect another Republican President?

If you gave money during the primaries, are you still giving?

A modest proposal to counter the email spam machine

Hillary? Its time to tell your "supporters" to shut up

Poll: Obama Might Have Shot At Flipping North Carolina

Top McCain Education Adviser Squandered Federal Dollars

Obama campaign funds question

I love my landlord

Living with opposite-sex roommates

McCain's Humor Often Backfires

48% Agree With Obama That Iraq is Not “Central Front” in War on Terror

McCain Speaks Out Against Abortions, takes various lame "swipes" at Obama

POLL: Most Americans Agree with Obama That Iraq is Not “Central Front” in War on Terror

DNC And Obama Total Cash On Hand: $92 Million

The word of the day is "terrapin". Replace any word in a thread title with "terrapin"

In Iraq, Mixed Feelings About Obama and His Troop Proposal

Is the media trying to make Obama seem stiff and unapproachable?

Bela Lugosi supports Republicans!


"McCain didn't recall telling the rape joke"

McCain says he will be in the Senate next year at a Town Hall

WANTED!!! For Crimes Against Humanity!! If you see this person, proceed with Caution! (may be armed)

Denver Group runs newspaper ad against DNC, 2nd time.

I think Obama should give a speech in front of AARP and praise McCain in front of them

I think Obama should give a speech in front of AARP and praise McCain in front of them

I've heard stories of house cats interbreeding with bobcats. Anyone know if these are true?

Now I've seen it ALL!!!

Post the other things (in addition to the rape joke) that John McCain can't remember here.

do stupid people like you?

How do we derail the "Straight Talk Express"?

One Reason Why the MSM is Askeered of Obama


McCaint Disputes His Own Spokeswoman's Claim About Obama Trip

Obama Camp Response to McCain Memo on Iraq

Obama Memo: JOHN McCAIN on IRAQ: 4 more Years of bush’s foreign policy

TNR on the "Biden Watch"


Obama on his upcoming Iraq Trip. DON'T GO! I THINK THAT IT'S A SETUP!

McCain Rally

PSA to the Lounge: PeterU wins the Lizard triple crown..

Obama HAS studied Spanish

I think McCain doesn't really want to be president

How Does McCain Get Credit For Being #1. POW and #2. Maverick After Voting To Allow Waterboarding?

Obama campaign exposes WSJ as a lying piece of right-wing ass wipe.

McCain "Documentary" On Obama And Iraq Fails To Draw Real Blood

Watch out for headlines like "Obama campaign says" and other mischaracterizations.

Obama "snubs" netroots nation

Health care - When are Americans going to "GET IT" ! Literally!

People need to start wrapping their heads ...

This Is How A President Looks Like!

Obama/Dean '08. That's the ticket folks

Obama not quite his father's son: Similarities, but in many ways "quite the opposite"

Rasmussen: Obama Up by 2 in Nevada

Obama and McCain coverage: "Nuts" or a "disgrace"?

What did you think of the movie "This Is England"?

Dean's Register for Change Tour Hits Austin

What the hell? I got the email about Obama's June fundraising

Really like Rachael Maddow, but.....

A Tale of Two Campaigns

Rahm: Bush and McCain Are Following Obama's Foreign Policy Lead

The McCain Campaign SUCKS!!

Petition For Open Debate By Google of all Presidential Nominees

To all lurking freepers upset that the big three network anchors are following Obama on his trip....

They went after Hillary, now it is Michelle

NYT - Gore Is the Democratic Nominee, But Earth Is Still Getting Warmer

McCain Gets What He's Asked For - Obama Getting More Press Coverage......

Final Showdown: Veepstakes MSNBC - Clinton VS Biden

Hot Queer as Folk fan vid.

John McCain for President

Arizona Donors Give McCain Cold Shoulder

Third-Party Groups Unleash Barrage of New Ads

McClatchy: Can anything slow Obama's fundraising juggernaut?

The war vs. the election?

Blacks and Whites for Obama and McCain

Rachel's Making Ben Smith (Politico) Look Totally Toolish

OFFICIAL FREE CLUE THREAD: for those who haven't any.

Absent: McCain Attended Zero Afghanistan Hearings In Last Two Years

Wanna have some fun DU? McCain in Three Words

New tax smear against Obama

John McCain: We Have SUCCEEDED In Iraq

Which institution is the genesis of political thought?

Na na na na na! "Nunn says 'Czechoslovakia' too!"

What McCain Economic Policy?


Finally KO brings up the McCain rape joke from 86. Where is the rest of the media

This is a pretty cool statement "He's a fundraising god," said one political scientist.

Stop The Smears On Obama & Taxes.

Anyone love their lapdance and want to recomend it?

Rasmussen daily GE graph for 7/17/08 - Obama 44, McCain 42 (O down 1, M up 1)

RFK Jr. Now Endorses Obama

When Has McCain Gone To Iran?

Words that just don't belong in songs...

Senator McCain Isn't Funny, So Stop Encouraging Him

Should we give Limpballs a taste of his own medicine and

Thanks to everyone who can't afford gas with their other expenses

Not Disappointed with Obama! But not excited either!

Work it, baby! Obama hits the gym, again and again and...

I iz tireddddddd

Is McCain guilty of patent infringement?

7/15 Election Model: Obama 420 EV...2008 Election Fraud Scenario Analysis

McCain’s Aches and Pains

"Hi. I'm Carly Simon. I like to smell my pits."

As Obama prepares for European trip, Neocons admit Bush Policy Collapse

After Voting For Education Cuts, McCain Touts Education Reform At NAACP

Absolutely pathetic....(Senator Angry Old Prick)

Ooopsie. McCain Has Worse Afghanistan Hearing Record Than Obama.

Charleston SC Obama volunteers video on Huff Post!

Marc Ambinder: For Obama, Who's Being Vetted?

My 77 Year old friend said "That's the Next President"

"Mudcat" Saunders is spot on about Obama -- Campaigning trumps # of field offices

Okay folks, let's face it... This November, we're completely...

Ass Appreciation Thread

Posting a smear about Obama isn't ok just because you slip in the old "I hope this isn't true" line.

"Improve your news": Barack Obama on Media Consolidation

Live Streaming Now from Netroots Nation; Wesley Clark followed by Howard Dean

Live Streaming Now from Netroots Nation; Wesley Clark followed by Howard Dean

"Amazon recommends....

Autorank: Loser Taker All - Election Fraud and The Subversion of Democracy, 2000-2008 (2)

Corporate media is becoming a TAD BIT Obvious in their attempts to vilify Barack Obama!

New Poll of Nevada: Obama 47% (+5) McCain 45% (no change)

A Name for VP that hasn't been mentioned - MD Governor Martin O'Malley

"Obama could be so loved in Europe that it may cause resentment in Appalachia and other places


McCain rape joke?! Where is Geraldine Ferraro the "Fox News Media Warrior Against Sexist Candidates?

NW Progressive blogging of Dean's speech tonight.

The dreams I have when the TV is tuned to C-Span

Proof that Mildo's bunco freepers brother is legit:

Marlboro Man?

PURE - Party Unity Really Exists

Are any bloggers going to be on this trip with Obama, anyone know?

HELP! If You Could Ask A TV Journalist ONE Question About Media Bias In The POTUS Race

I want to be different, like everybody else I want to be like

I have a GREATER idea...

"NYT says Obama should have fixed the US already"

Obama's Statement on Al Gore and Our Energy Future

Thrift store Bacchus

Harry Nilsson appreciation thread

McCain Attended Zero Afghanistan Hearings In Last Two Years

Clinton says he's ready to campaign for Obama

The Daily Widget – Thursday, July 17 – Obama 356, McCain 182 – Monthly Scorecard

Ever notice that Bob Barr supporters look like Bob Barr?

Holy Shit!

And the media says that Barack Obama has no sense of Humor! Well what about....?

Talkingpointsmemo's Josh Marshall: Do Your Job. Stop Ignoring Randy Scheunemann's Past

OMG Olberman rules!

McCain having trouble getting the Jesus voters

Most Appropriately Named Celebrity

The Thursday Brainstorm: we need your ideas for next week's Activist Corps action

Is it just me or do the stylists on Shear Genius come up with the shittiest hairstyles?

Duty Calls

Does anybody else see the disconnect in McCain's "hippie love" ad?..

Good Lord the #s are looking like Obama is gonna crush McCain

Anybody know anything about the T. Boone Pickens ads?

Is it unethical, due to over population, to breed many children.

Woohoo! It was "new toiletries" day!

The dog days of summer are upon us.

The HUGE McCain Blunder No One Knows About....Yet

Today's young actors are a bunch of namby-pambys. Can ANY of them compare to this guy?

I thought the Jib Jab latest animation SUCKED ASS

Good household hints

My new old rockin' girlfriend (don't tell MrsCoffee)

Which "Blue Collar Comedy" star do you find the most irritating?

Perhaps...a ....THIRD emmy...... for .... SHATNER?

WORLD NEWS TRUST: Can't Take a Joke (Mary Lyon)

My yard is 50x120 SQ. FT.

Best Big Cities for Walking-See how pedestrian friendly your area is

Warning for Midlodemocrat tonight at Bunco night...

CNN confirms Guardian Report: US to open direct office in Tehran

You won't believe it until you see it.

How long can a cricket live?


My goodness, but there are a lot of stupid people in the world.

Pork chops sizzlin' on the grill....

Great article by Chicago Trib's Steve Chapman !

Dean debunks the ads by the Denver Group....wind out of sails.

What is the greatest MONOLOGUE in movie history?

Check out this spider missive.

Obama Raises $52 Million in June

Statue of Liberty maze unveiled in Yorkshire

So I turn on the TV to watch Olbermann and the screen is blank

Air hostess picks up chocolate bar, wins space trip

Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na.....

DU This Poll, please

Cool,January 1st,Redwings vs. Blackhawks at Wrigley Field.

Rejected ideas for Care Bears

Oil has dropped $16/bl in three days -- have gas prices followed suit yet?

Name some albums from 2008 that dont suck.

A question about stereos and fidelity Host Exception: at Socket Impl.connect(Unknown Source)

Photoshop Tennis

Hey,expert craigslisters

I need to be in charge of all large group luncheon menus from now on

So if InBev bought Anheuser-Busch, who is Wonder going to sell out to?

What color do you see?

Why don’t you take a flying fuck at a rolling doughnut!

So I was rickrolled, and I just noticed for the first time...

A little whimsy for a Thursday night

E3: What games are you looking forward to?

WTF is she wearing, and WTF is Tommy taller than her?

Obama just got Sean Hannity...?!

Obama Calls Hugo Chavez Enemy Of U.S. Urges Sanctions Against Venezuela!

Obama DOESNT call Hugo Chavez Enemy Of U.S. NOR does he Urge Sanctions Against Venezuela! !!

"AF AM" - is this racist, warranted or just lazy?


Art Linkletter is 96 today

Iran: Once again, Bush follows Obama's lead

Iran: Once again, Bush follows Obama's lead


I think DuStrange works for the Colbert Report

Yeah, yeah, yeah, GREAT...SUPER...Rachel's getting a show. But where the hell is MY show?

Get it here, folks. An honest to God, actual email from a 19% -er.

Has anyone else been watching "Last Comic Standing"?

Who wants to join me in a drink?

Who is going to go see Dark Knight tonight?

i think this is about the nicest thing anyone has ever said to me.

Hey Hey My My

I remain more offended that a private conversation was made public than I am about what Jesse said

Who would have thought I could revive a dead laptop battery by putting it in the freezer.

Meatloaf BALLAD thread (INCHY I expect to see you post on this thread)1!!!!

Some Kitteh advice please.....Gridley is new to our home

No little cute doggy or kitty will sway me

I saw advanced copies of the Batman movie (WOW!!1!!) No Spoilers

Dog going nuts, noise on my roof big truck in my driveway??? I am getting a new roof!!!!!!!!

Does anyone remember who did the video with the moving floor

It's time for the official DU vice-presidential pool!

Ah. McMenamins. If we only had those in California

There are two huge raccoons in my backyard, and the beagle wants to go out.

Dodge trucks... you may never see them the same way again

MSNBC Eyes Rachel Maddow... YES!

whats your current favorite youtube music clip?

Today, Nancy Pelosi is an honorary southerner.

What species is this animal?

Both the kids had their braces put on today.

Nearly 70 percent of Americans say the country is ready for a black president

ok I am NOT posting in greenbriers thread about

What DU'ers do you think are capable of thinking, and perhaps even self realization?

I just heart Elliott Smith's "I Didn't Understand" for the first time.

MSNBC just announced Obama raised $52 million in June! Average donation was $68.

Pics Of My Students At Lambeau Field Yesterday:

Sometimes, nothing's quite like a good old fashioned red pop.

uh oh...

Cathedral dig yields finds from 1700s New Orleans

Remember how you felt in '04 if Kerry wasn't your original choice?

Check out this massive Spider

LynneSin it's time to check Rapture Ready

I hope... she doesn't make him laugh... because his laugh

John McCain is on Social Security?!?!?!?

What do you think Midlo said tonight when she saw the right winger at bunco

My protest signs look like a kindergarten project!

Best Alfred Pennyworth (Live Action)

The South wasn't right, but they are fat



Turn Me On, Dead Man

Nerdiest. Site. EVAH.

Is it even possible to buy bad salsa anymore?

[View All]

Alcohol during day functions at the office

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Thu 7/17/2008)


Weep for me. I can't get the good cholesterol numbers from my current regimen.

Cash Cab

Dammit, I REALLY need to clean my apt. and do my dishes

The beagle and I are going out into the raccoon-infested backyard.

The Shadow of His Smile

PHOTOS: MICHELLE OBAMA campaigns in Seattle, Washington and Centennial, Colorado

Hey, Lounge Lizards, please go check out my thread in GD...

Mistress Heidi!

For the satire challenged:

WTF? (temeah would like this)

Traffic alert! If you're headed for the Wilson Tunnel, watch out for some dead whale parts...

Dammit the new Batman movie looks awesome.

Dad in Vietnam

Secretary of Defense Gates ---- Senator Obama's new best friend

Do you think the last surviving beatle will start shit-talking the others?

Any scam-baiters in the hisouse?

Popcorn Alert: Obama thread on cRapture Ready.

Does anyone here have dogs with really bad allergies?


Junie B. Jones: Satan's Child?

Dammit, the male kittehs are killing my garden and I need them to stop it

I Went To Warped Tour Yesterday!

I have passed the 5K post count

Deleting this because

My Hero!

i spent last night in the ER

I'm calling out whichever one of you is Sean Tevis

Just back from my 1st trip to Los Angeles.

Chocolate Cake In 5 Minutes!

Well, I went shopping for a new pair of running shoes, tried on at least 20 pairs and nothing fit.

how much do you figure a private school voucher would be worth?

i can't decide which i hate more...freecell or spider solitaire

How is everyone tonight?

Guess who got an A+ in Stats without buying the text book...

Throw this guy eight bucks.

Two dogs and a garden (pics)

Weeds or Californication?

Wondering- What would happen if gay marriages last longer than hetero?

Olivier v. Branagh in a Henry V-style steel cage death match

What would the world be like if people were different species,

Woman wears racist anti-Obama T-shirt, gets her ass kicked

I always thought "old people" were full of shit when they said...

Wait, so you're telling me I can have both the deep, meaningful and beautiful music of ABBA...and...

Time for half yearly Pet Tribute video...

How do you use a fork and knife?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 7/17/08

I think I may have found a litter box the beagle won't be able

Anyone love their laptop and want to recommend it?

I have somethin' that's REALLY gonna make you jealous.

A question about marriage and infidelity

My cubicle is about 20 sq ft. It's tiny. How does it . . .

Check out my friends' totally adorable music video

Hey DuStrange do you watch CSI?

The best movie I've seen... maybe ever..

I don't know what I need or want, if anything

I Think That Perhaps Dolphins, Whales, Chimps, Orangutans....

We need a revolution.

All this chatter about the sheer evil that is Pelosi is hypocritical

Ok, the song Blue Monday by Foreigner.....I must know and I can't find anything

windows vista question:

Time for half yearly Pet Tribute video...

I've been named to our city's "green" committee! How cool is that?!

To people who post cruel comments on other people's blogs:

Best sports nickname?

"Tuxedo cat" thread

a message to former Hillary supporters

Ever had a summer cold?

If you Ignore Me

Tell about a time when the opening act band was better than the band you paid to see.

What was the song that enraged parents and clergy when you were in school?

Why aren’t we in the streets?

What animals do you think are capable of thinking, and perhaps even self realization?

I've been watching the Star Wars movies in order the last few nights.

Open Letter to Pelosi, The House Judiciary, The House itself..

Anyone else watching McSame and noticing something different today?

How big is your cat? Post pictures too. Gridley is 12 pounds of hairy love

Quick! Can I get popcorn to pop in coconut oil? Does it get hot enough?

I'm fishing for subscription suggestions for a new mom

It's time to deliver the death blow.

News 8 Austin video...TX GOP furious about Dean being there in TX.

Favorite gemstones/"precious" or "semi-precious" stones?

This important article, with this graphic, are really making the rounds on the internet.

Hahahahahahaha -Smoker who has 10 cigars a day celebrates his 100th birthday

Only 906 signatures to go!!! Please sign.

Iraq Case Sheds Light On Secret Contractors


U.S.-led forces confirm killing Afghan civilians

Part of Alaska to be opened to oil and gas leasing

US presence at Iran talks shows unity: Rice

Top McCain VP pick kills 'South Carolina is so gay' ad

Pakistani Investors Stone Karachi Exchange as Stocks Plunge

White-collar Chrysler retiree group looks to protect benefits

Washington State Patrol cameras will snap license-plate photos at 2 ferry docks

UBS used 'cloak of secrecy' on US tax

Single-Family U.S. Home Construction at 17-Year Low; Manufacturing Shrinks

Administration Wanted Loyalist As Justice Dept. Legal Adviser

In Iraq, Mixed Feelings About Obama and His Troop Proposal

Clinton Foundation Sets Up Malaria-Drug Price Plan

Girl Missing 5 Weeks Never Reported Lost; Mother Says Doing Own Search

Cases against Iraq IG, deputy, end without charges (cleared by the President's Council on Integrity)

Iraq To Limit No-Bid Deals With Big Oil

Lula to talk FARC, defense council with Colombia's Uribe

FDA: OK to eat tomatoes again

Tax cheats cost Americans $100 billion

Seattle sells 5 of its troubled toilets on eBay

Wis. court hurts chances of animal rights museum

New York Governor Paterson, NAACP condemn New Yorker magazine cover

Seattle Police seize medical marijuana, patient records

Hearing-Gate Exposed McCain Has Worse Afghanistan Hearing Record Than Obama

Obama Raises $52 Million in June

Hacker Holds Key to City's Network (San Francisco computers held hostage)

Romney not getting his $45m back

Climate change puts U.S. way of life at risk - EPA

U.S. to establish presence in Tehran

Development: US fails to measure up on 'human index'

Chertoff: European terrorists trying to enter US

An Abramoff Connection Among McCain’s ‘Bundlers’

Sen. Levin: Shut Down Giant Swiss Bank UBS

Pinochet deputy indicted over Chile 'disappeared'

Ashcroft defends waterboarding before House panel

In California, Support Grows for Offshore Drilling

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday July 17

Judge Refuses to Postpone Trial of Bin Laden’s Driver

Methodists endorse Bush library at Texas school

Al-Qaida draws more foreigners to Afghan war

McCain Surrogate Fiorina Meets With Clinton Supporters

Office of Special Counsel second-in-command quits in protest

Deregulation Jolts Texas Electric Bills

Venezuela's CITGO Petroleum is handing out energy efficient light bulbs across the US

U.S. troops abandon Afghan base where 9 troops died

Formal calls for probe into (CNN) reporter's name on no-fly list

Ashcroft defends waterboarding before House panel (doesn't constitute torture)

Sen. Kuehl tries again for universal health care system in California

McCain receiving Social Security benefits

S.African to replace U.N. rights chief

Bill Clinton: I'm Ready To Campaign For Obama

EPA: U.S. Summers to Get Hotter and Deadlier Due to Climate Change

As Price of Corn Rises, Catfish Farms Dry Up

Unique business aims to spread solar power (Shocking! Baffling!)

Voinovich Finds Gore's Energy Speech 'Ridiculous'

FAA restricts airspace for RNC

House Speaker Pelosi calls Bush 'a total failure'

Chertoff: European terrorists trying to enter US

Electrical Risks at Bases in Iraq Worse Than Previously Said

Evangelicals quietly worry about McCain, may not drive voter turnout like they did for Bush

Police Spied On Local Activists, ACLU Says

North Carolina’s Shuler Now Rated ‘Safe’ in House Race (Opponent suspends campaign)

Cambodia, Thailand border dispute 'worsening'

Terrorism Funds May Let Brass Fly in Style

Voters to decide: Bush memorial sewage plant?

Body of missing Colombian labor leader found in dump

Fitzgerald says Rove was trying to fire him during CIA leak probe

Gore makes major challenge: Electricity produced through Earth-friendly sources within 10 years

Charlie Chaplin: The Great Dictator ("Let us unite!" monologue)

Voter Registration at the Black Arts Festival - Denver, CO

Obama Grassroots Snapshot: South Carolina

Mr. Frank Watson from Denver, CO

Organizing Fellows: Andy in Ohio

Obama: The Dark Knight

Does The Media Treat Obama & McCain Differently?

Rachel Maddow on the "End" of the "Surge"

Bayh: Obama got it right

David Gregory - Life's a Cabaret

How You Ended The War

The more things Change, the more they remain the Same

Denver, CO Office Opening

Hard Day on the Planet - Loudon Wainwright

Bush Iran Reversal Bolton: Collapse of the Bush Administration Strategy

COUNTDOWN: McCain is one sick Bastard


MUSIC VIDEO: Rock Me Sexy Jesus (Singalong Version)

Kucinich introduces Resolution for Impeachment of Bush

Will Congress listen? IMPEACH NOW! Bush is a Threat to Peace

Can you smell what Barack is cooking?

TYT: Why Do Barack And Michelle Poll So Low With White People?

McDumb As Bush

COUNTDOWN: Countdown: McCain Campaign Complaining About Media Coverage

Tell McCain: Viagra is not more important than birth control.

The Truth about PUMA

TYT: Associated Press Is Heading In A New Direction. But Is It The Right One?

Tom Delay Fingerprinted Oct 21, 2005. Nancy Pelosi, what have you done since?

AL GORE: DC Environment Speech 7.17.08

Senator Joe Biden CNN's American Morning July 16, 2008

Elizabeth Dole wants to name HIV Bill after COMPLETE Bigot: Jesse Helms.

COUNTDOWN: Worst Person In The World "Billo The Clown"

Time for Some Campaignin'

(VP Nominee?) Tim Kaine stumps for Obama at the Virginia J-J Dinner, February 9, 2008

James Ellroy, Bruce Wagner, Rose McGowan endorse John McCain

Larry Craig: Don't Jerk Us Around by the Gas Nozzle

PUMA leader on FOX...their group will refuse to vote for Obama

The bloody battle of Genoa

Foreign Policy In Focus: An Uncomfortable Conversation about Nukes

Medicare Showdown (New Eng Jour Med)

The Dark Side: Jane Mayer on How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals

Amy Goodman: Fmr. Chief Guantanamo Prosecutor Says Military Commissions “Not Justice”

McCain Proposes More Troops for Czechoslovakia-stan

Arrested Actors From 'Bush Movie' Claim Executive Privilege and Immunity

In Iraq, Mixed Feelings About Obama and His Troop Proposal

Truthdig: The Do-It-Yourself Economy

Some perspective on political satire

D.C. Socialists Save Crashing Capitalists Another Bail Out for the Financial Elites

Patriotism or Idiotism

John McCain, Underachiever Extraordinaire

The Republican “Better Qualifed To Lead Us In War” Myth Is Crapola!

The Nation: Exiting Iraq Is Easier Than They Say

Condi's coup: how the neo-cons lost the argument over Iran

NYT editorial: Obama's "Talking Sense on Iraq"

Med schools: Next abortion battleground

Ray McGovern: September/October Surprise?

For Pelosi, a Fight Against Offshore Drilling

Soldiers Killed in Valor, Buried in Shadows: Margaret Carlson

Banks Continue to Prey on Social Security Recipients

X-Factor judge Louis Walsh says of fellow Irishman Bono, the world poverty expert:

Is America ready for Obama? Maybe not, if the recent New Yorker cover is any indication.

Nat Hentoff: Disillusioned about Barack Obama

Scientists seek: "a vast interdisciplinary effort to further our understanding of how life evolves"

Don't blow up the mountain: A ballad of mountaintop removal coal mining.

Big Oil's Raid on the Great Plains

Interior Department Opens Up 2.6 Million Acres In Alaska

NRG, State Of New York Cancel Planned "Clean" Coal Plant - Too Costly - Reuters

Peru's glaciers melting

India: National Aluminium to Import Coal to Avoid Reducing Production

Nigeria locals blow up Eni oil pipeline, output shut

Andrew Revkin - Did I Give Gingrich Too Much Of The Benefit Of The Doubt? - NYT


Michigan, Gasoline Prices & The Shakeout For Home Health Care

Controversial canal best option to solve water woes, group says

OPEC blames biofuels for the rise in oil prices!!! No, seriously!

Great Lakes face $200m annual economic risk from invasive species

Tom Whipple - Not Quite 100 Of Earth's 266 Nation-States Now Reporting Continuing Energy Shortages

NRG Cancels Plans for IGCC (coal gasification) Plant in Western New York

Nature - 3,000 GT Cumulative Atmospheric Carbon May Be Threshold For Irrevocable Greenland Melt

PSE&G's Innovative Solar Loan Program Now Available to Residential Customers (NJ)

Floating wind turbines poised to harness ocean winds (UK/Italy)

Gore sets 'moon shot' goal on climate change

Some Beltway Dems Complaining About Gore's Timing In Unveiling 10-Year Energy Proposal - WP

Don’t Drink the Nuclear Kool-Aid

TS Bertha, Heading East, Claims Record For Longest-Lived July Tropical Storm On Record - Reuters

Undersea volcanic activity has been blamed for a mass extinction in the seas 93 million years ago.

Biogas Flows Through Germany's Grid Big Time

An Air Car You Could See In 2009

Why Our Food Waste May Be Our Greatest Asset

Pope Says Young People Inheriting Scarred, Squandered Planet - ENN

Feds predict a fiery future for the western United States

£110M plan to turn human and cow waste into electricity (UK)

Poison Ivy proliferates with higher CO2 levels

Survey: Consumers hot for hybrids, but not E85

Severn tidal fence

Soil under strain

Warming May Have Substantially Bigger Impact On Sierra Snowpack Than Previously Thought - CCT

Unmanned Planes At 500 - 1,000 Feet To Provide Detailed Greenland Ice Data For NOAA - AFP

Think you have it tough? Because of the gas crunch,

Sorry deniers: Eighth warmest June on record means Great Ice Age of 2008 is STILL over

California Moves To Speed Solar, Wind Power Grid Connections

the new big lie has started, on wind turbines ...

Water fresh from the tarp (BBC) {ultra-cheap water still}

All aboard the nuclear power superjet. Just don't ask about the landing strip

Giant (7.5 MW) wind turbine is set for go-ahead (UK)

Semi-facetious question about nuclear waste disposal

The High Cost of Nuclear Power

First tidal power turbine gets plugged in

DOE says nuclear dump cost to top $90 billion vs $58 billion

NOAA Confirms - Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone Will Hit All-Time Record Size This Year - Reuters


Who is the American Physical Society and how dare they challenge the IPCC?

France orders probe at all nuclear sites

Updates on Tomas Young


US StOCKS--Market soars on Wells Fargo, lower oil price

It's all in your head.

Inflation surge puts Fed in a quandary

Bank executives' comp played part in meltdown, says bank group

UBS exec admits bank's sham tax shelters broke U.S. law

"Obscene" profits and "unfair competition"...

Okay...I don't usually post in this forum, but...

Looking for some opinions here...

I need some help here with people on this board leveling charges of "homophobia"

Appeals Court Asked To Deny Public Funding To Childcare Agency

A list of Who is Funding California's #8 antigay marriage proposition

Oklahoma commisioner mails out homophobic comic for re-election campaign

Ballot Argument Against Proposition 8 (California)

Blood drive posters: 'No faggots allowed'

Heat bills for ND homeowners may be 'frightening'

Today in labor history July 17 Charles Luth was murdered in a St. Paul hotel

KCMO teachers contract thrown out

Yesterday I received a letter stating that my unemployment benefits may be extended.

Media Workers Guild Charges MediaNews with Firing Union Supporters ...

AFL-CIO in Coalition to Fight McCain’s Efforts to Gamble Away Social Security

Opposing view: Stop scapegoating teachers

USA Today working family cartoon: Bills

Firefighters come to aid of colleague

W.Va. hospital workers to protest overcrowding

Thousands Across UC Leave Work For Picket Lines, Basic Campus Services Short-Handed

SEIU Global Day Of Action Urges End of Tax Loopholes For “Buyout Billionaires”

Community Commentary: Workers deserve free choice on unions

Dell hit by class action over unpaid overtime (6 US call centers)

Economic Report: 70% Of American Workers Feel Burned Out

Jerusalem Municipality allows criminals to turn the Dahiyat a-Salam neighborhood into a garbage dump

Goldwasser, Regev were killed in initial attack

Hamas and Islamic Jihad to move offices from Syria to Lebanon

Lebanese prisoners released vow to continue fighting Israel

Arab media mocks Hizbullah 'victory'

Ellis sets Oct. 28 for (AIPAC) trial

Israeli ex-spymaster in leak probe

U.S. plans peace talks with Israelis, Palestinians

Israeli Claims over Journalist Challenged

Children are paying the price of injustice

Triumph and tragedy in the Middle East

Israel low on American Jewry's list

Barghouthi: Prisoner swap is a triumph of steadfastness

Freed Lebanese prisoners vow to fight Israel

Will Israeli Settlers' Terrorism Finally Be Prosecuted?

Brian Wilder: What unions have brought us

Metal Mining in Central America: Pain and Resistance

EU, Latin "banana wars" in focus at WTO talks

Cervical cancer toll high in Latin America

Uribe admits Red Cross emblem used in hostage rescue

Extradition Request for Posada Carriles Still in Effect in Panama

Costa Rica asks to join Chávez oil group

Argentinian Senate rejects farm vote

SAUL LANDAU: "Obits for Opposites" Jesse Helms, George Carlin & Latin America

Red Cross will not take action against Colombia for use of emblem

FARC assasinates between 5 and 8 peasants in Gauviare

Oaxaca: After the Barricades (#4)

Lula to talk FARC, defense council with Colombia's Uribe

Struggle4progress overnight LBN; Body of missing Colombian labor leader found in dump

Winners at ESPYs.........sharapova???? ok, now, what exactly has she won lately???

I finally found a workaround for utopiaradio (Mac)

How To Create A Thriving Economy By Using The Law of Attraction

The change has started and is becoming more obvious

Noticed a lot of LUNACY today;

Woo hoo! 2012 crop circle!

Moringa Olefera - has anyone ever heard of this?

Biden/Lugar HIV/AIDS bill passed


Anyone see this in the WaPO, Joe not contacted by Kennedy or Holder? (VP vetters)

video of Biden over in that forum - cnn morning 7/16

My SO survived the triple bypass. But he lost his vision during the surgery.

Merck to start Vioxx settlement payouts in August

Blue Shield sued for allegedly lying about its coverage

Update on my SO and the triple bypass and his loss of sight.

From the Well, Duh! files: Prevention Is Less Costly Than Treatment

Meat Eaters Live a Lie

Checking Out My New Lens........

I'm not sure what I think of this guy . . . I'm not sure I like his attitude, but I DO

and the numbers are in

Pensioner arrested for chasing away youths with piece of wood

Armed man scares store

Dick Heller's application for handgun registration denied

Parents: Teacher silenced son on hunting

(GASP!) I just fainted when I looked at the French...

Love this site! Cooking for Engineers

Somebody mentioned rice cookers

My birthday date meal!

Cook My Dinner! (but you don't win anything)

I've got a 3-3.5 pound bone in pork butt roast I'm doing in the pressure cooker tonight

Quantum Leap

More Fun with Crop Circles.. this time its Dec. 2012

Me and my cyberpistol

Lawyer's Home Vandalized For Views On Religious Liberty

Mere Christianity, or the fine art of practicing what you preach...

One reason some religious people are such a turn-off.

Don't you DARE invoke 9/11 to dissuade people from voting for democrats! Don't you DARE!

Instant headache

Mid-Cities Democrats Ice Cream Social with David Sirota- Sun. 7/20 @ 3:00PM

Firefox, cookies, domains and exceptions

A Learning Experiance..xpantivirus2008...

Are there any decent IDE RAID 5 controllers out there?

Michele Bachmann has an anti-war primary opponent who's embarrassed by her

Remind Bachman and Kline of Fake CA and OR energy crisis

Great turn out at the Obama State Headquarters Grand Opening!

What Right-Wing Bloggers Are Thinking These Days...

Hi, Canadians! Does anyone live in Nova Scotia or are you familiar

Check it out!!

Uncounted clip of Clint Curtis, the million-dollar programmer. Needs sending far and wide.


Election commission is challenged to explain voting machine accuracy

The Emmy Award nominations were announced today.

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