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Archives: July 27, 2008

EPA Again Decides Not To Regulate Chemicals In Drinking Water

Doug Rushkoff on the New Renaissance

McCain Apple Falls From Tree, Lands On Root

TOON: Sunday's Opus - "Naughty, Naughty CEOs!"

Scottish government hires firm accused of torture at Abu Ghraib to be census takers

Don't Count on The "Safe & Sound" Rating of

Turning Voting Rights Act into a GOP Campaign Tool - Bush History,7/27

Sunday musings... Help me refine an open letter to Sen Obama

Turning Voting Rights Act into a GOP Campaign Tool - Bush History,7/27

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - "In Memoriam..."

Theatrical Premieres For 'Stealing America: Vote By Vote'

Hey Repigs....! you filthy Swine..

75% of US Bank websites have flaws

Picturing Casualties

What Bush and Batman Have in Common (sickbags on hand plz)

I want Europe & the world to love America, not fear it, is that so wrong?

"No regime should ignore the will of its own people

"Pull my finger"

Michele Bachmann Watch, 7/27/08: MB says wildlife goes "where the action is."

Fundie freak out of the day: Radical feminist abortionist destined for top UN human rights post

Ha! Spellcheck says that "Blitzer" may be wrong. Click "Ignore All" -- problem solved!

The O'Reilly Factor in 1 Minute

'chilling' climate change document - SUPRESSED

Rowing and Kayaking

Michael Tomasky from Guardian USA is on WJ this

4,000 US Combat Deaths, and Just a Handful of Images

FYI: Sens. Hagel and Reed on Face the Nation. nt

Military to push ballots through mail system more quickly

Hagel smacked down McSame smear on FTN...

How long have you been following politics?

Religion is not harmless

Film Strip International

Traverse City buzzing at the chance to see Madonna

And they actually have the nerve to tell me the surge is working...

Silver State Bank: "company's dismal first quarter results".

Full frontal nudity....!

29 Executed in Iran

Is joking around about bombing another country (eg. Bomb, bomb, Iran) a sign of mental deficiency?

Bush History,7/27 - Turning Voting Rights Act into a GOP Campaign Tool

The next Baghdad?

Since China is being targeted by

Tom "SlurTheWord" Brokaw is unwatchable.

Do a LOT of people REALLY pay attention to the Olympics?

MarkAll Button?

KB & R Counts 2 More Iraq Electrocution Deaths

Why would a successful company allow itself to be bought by a bigger one?

Remember when McCain began jumping up and down like Yosemite Sam when death or war was mentioned?

"But what of the contemporary crusade to liberate world markets?

The possibility of Edwards having straight extra-marital sex

Slumping economy brings boom in garage sales

John Dean: Kucinich's Impeachment Resolution, the Parallel to Nixon...

posted wrong place please delete

Why John McCain's "Surge" Success Story Is A Lie

Oil Q's posted on Yahoo Answers: why trust big-oil owned party? Which is lie about new drilling?

Guess what? Batman's real identity isn't Bruce Wayne--it's GEORGE W. BUSH!!

U.S., Russia try to quiet flap over bombers in Cuba

Hang On ... We Haven't Hit Bottom in the Housing Market

hiding in plain site-the images of war that the msm refuse to show

Detroit Free Press: This summer's travel stops at the gas pump

Actual Item Found In Newspaper

Tibet through a different lens.

Michele Bachmann Watch, 7/27/08: MB says wildlife go "where the action is."

NYC Commissioner: We make it up as we go along.

Bush is Batman fighting the evils of Islamic terrorists.

More college students turn to food banks

Russian Missile Shield in Cuba could help protect USA and Europe

More than a "Senior Moment"

Televangelist preaches prosperity — and his relatives gain it

Operation Brimstone naval training op taking place of east coast (prepping for war?)

"Jean Schmidt Is A Lying Bitch"

What kind of HEARTLESS MONSTER is John McCain?!

McCain Is Just Pitiful (MHO)

A McCain presidency, even a McCain candidacy, is unacceptable

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is on LIVE with Bob McChesney now. They'll be taking callers.

McCain would mean our only hope is a 12-Monkey's style do-over.

Why aren't countries who possess nuclear weapons allowed to be on the US terror list?

Scientists develop tobacco plant which turns red when it detects landmines

Ron Paul tickets flying off shelves: 6,000 in six hours.

McCain knows how to win wars.

Taser Proof Clothing

I filled up my tank today. Gas has dropped at least $.15 a gallon.

The Endless Smearing of Joe Wilson By Robert Parry

What's Behind Copley's San Diego 'Union-Trib' Sale? (Ominous outlook for newspapers)

"Obama returns to face Mccain music over missed Gi visit..." WTF?

Who do you think will become the permanent host of "Meet the Press"...

Here comes the body counts to show we are winning

Re the Edwards thing

Woman bumps burglar on bike, suspect drops items

2,000 homes threatened by 'erratic' wildfire near Yosemite

Word for today: "hostis humani generis"

McClellan confirms FOX News channels White House talking points

Three advertisements that say it least to me.

Does John McCain whine too much to be President?

Freeper Fun. They try to blame Bill Clinton for the Housing Crisis. Can Clenis be next?

Wow these are some of the saddest pictures I have ever seen

Comments on Comments

Why is NY Times neo-con columnist David Brooks' columns for ....

Americans Don't Believe Bush, Industry Claims on Gas Prices, Poll Shows

What you are doing when you recommend a thread? Intention versus consequences.

Mother Nature is a Democrat

For Those Who Criticize Mary Landrieu for Not Being Democratic Enough

Hard times for the rich: 'If you can, you pay $5 million for a mansion instead of $6 million'

Sam Seder hosts ring of fire tonight

Janet Jackson's Boob Is Thrown Out

Why The Housing Bust Is Good For The Homeless

What's the most important story today in Yakima, Wash.? 'Family Guy' ... really

17 Year Old Teen Dies After Shot With Taser Gun

UUA President Releases Statement on Tennessee Shootings

Taser Nation

Oh jeeze...not again! - Severe Thunderstorm Warning - MA, RI, CT & NH until 800 PM EDT Sunday

Poor Johnny Mac

Army Apologizes For WWII Trial

Immigration Raid Hurts Small Iowa Town (1 in 3 Swept Up In The Nation's Largest Immigration Raid)

For your viewing pleasure, the W trailer.

European unions unsure of WTO concessions

European unions unsure of WTO concessions

NASCAR driver goes green

Iowans Attempt To Arrest Karl Rove

Idea for an anti-McCain ad...

Anyone with Good Knowledge on Hagel?

Son Murders Parents and then Buries Them in Back Yard Cesspool

Inflation's next front is retailers as costs rise

Anybody listening to cspan bookTV now? Steven Greenhouse

Is Afghanistan a Narco-State?

Trailer for Oliver Stone's "W" movie now online!

Enrolling Daughter in SR year at High School Tom. would you qualify for free lunch or tuition?

All film reviews are not created equal.....

A Howard Dean sing-along song

Need help finding a video on youtube

Website tool to help families communicate about loved one in the hospital

What can I do for Clint Curtis

McCain Fumbles His "This Week" Appearance

Payrolls Probably Fell for Seventh Month: U.S. Economy Preview

Newspapers vs the truth

Bruce Springsteen is 58 years old. He looks better than ever

Fla. woman attacked by fox, then shot in the leg

Church shooting: 2nd victim dies; authorities search accused man's house

Need link to the photo of GOP operatives shouting outside the FLA vote recount

Russia says BP treatment is fair

It's a PIMARY party!!

As costs rise, inflation's next front is retailers

This really bothers me and I know many here could care less

KBH to run for TX governor-chief advisor Phil Gramm

Did DUers watch McSame on Blitzer today

do workers with H1-B visas pay taxes?

US military admits it lied about killing innocent Iraqis last month

Court: Phelps' Church Must Pay Truck Tax

Hello from Asher Heimermann

Fox Business Channel's average daytime audience: 8,000

In Defense of Lever Voting Machines

Hello from Asher Heimermann

some videos of McCain getting angry, i don't think he would be a good negotiator, president ,

This evil fucking garden gnome ONLY gets a $1.6M fine???? That's it? For murder?

Simplifying, regarding "pit bulls", your opinion

The Battle For A Country’s Soul-by Jane Mayer

I can't find the picture of the crowd at Obama's speech in Berlin.

MPs cast doubt on Iraq torture denials (warning:graphic)

Friday's hearing made me sick.

Ex-Insurgents Want More Money - OR ELSE (going back to al-Qaeda)

To those who refuse to stop advocating a Repuke for Obama's VP: some education

Freepers in paranoid disarray... now they think Drudge is in the tank for Obama

Does it really bother you that there's no iron curtain keeping Americans in America?

McCain rips Obama on Europe trip, troops

Brzezinski: McCain would start WWIV

Gosh - I Agree With John McCain! In 1983...

So I have been having a little online discussion with a rabid anti-choicer

Why Americans Don't Vote

John McCain Questions President's Open Ended Handing of War! Demands Clear End Game!

which is better? pic heavy

Liberal Church attacked, one person dead

Michelle, meritocracy and me

Those McCain 'weekly radio addresses': What about equal time?

McVain HATES so much he is close to an apolexy. Insanely jealous of Obama's success, he goes into

My Theory re Media Coverage: Buy Their Ads!

John McCain Made The SAME Decision re: Visiting Wounded Troops

Compare Obama's trip to Berlin to Bush's trip to Berlin.

You know folks, Obama criticism is okay and doesn't mean it's an attack or one's not for him...

LA Times: Obama Gets Initial Poll bounce Over McCain For Berlin, Paris Stops

Obama rescues 53 kids from fire, republicans demand an apology.

Despite primary, Pennsylvania is Obama's to lose

Musharraf: Pakistan Has Right to Retaliate if Allied Forces Attacked

Bye Bye Europe

Obama caught on tape!

McCain is just plain pathetic.

McCain is just plain pathetic.

Obama Camp Response to McCain Ad “Troops”

Why do channels run ads that have been proven to be deceptive?

Today's Gallup: McCain 41% -- Obama 48%!!

If I were among the leaders of the rest of the global community,

It's time to say it: The Harrisonburg (VA) Daily News Record is the worst rag in journalism.

Obama to McClatchy: Goals in Afghanistan should be modest

Uninformed voters

Industry Gushed Money After Reversal on Drilling (McCain)

McCain's new ad...what an idiot.

Only 100 days left until we get to vote!!

Uh oh, McCain is in trouble and he sounds angry...

"the trip-when obama became acting president"

How many troops wouldn't BE in the Landstuhl hospital if it weren't for Republican rule?

“The Geopolitics of Iran”, a succinct primer for discussing Iran in the presidential debates.

new word to describe McCain & his campaign: "cranky"

Dems to 'hide homeless in movie theaters' during the convention???

SURGE-ON, apply directly to the forehead. SURGE-ON, apply directly to the forehead. SURGE-ON, apply

Indiana DUers, what are the logistics if Obama selects Bayh as

A microcosm of what is in the air and what we have to do:

Oil's well: McCain campaign's 'gusher'

Fox News to Provide Pool Camera Coverage of DNC Convention

Rasmussen, 7/27: Obama 46%, McCain 41%

Rasmussen's 7/25 poll on Obama's Berlin speech: 55% rated it good or excellent

The MSM is in a flop sweat

Why Franklin Graham is McCain's only chance.

John McCain is a hypocrite:

Richardson hits McCain's "sour grapes"

Another McCain Flippity Floppity - On Affirmative

Obama on MTP now... FYI

Obama is Guest on Meet the Press for Full Hour this morning

Does Obama have ANY media allies?

Obama shifts focus from foreign policy to economy

Pentagon Confirms That It Told Obama He Couldn't Visit Army Base With Campaign Staff

John Bolton is nobody's buddy, buddy.

Hey! YOU..... yes YOU

Obama trip gaffeless, picture-perfect

Freepers are giggling over TN church shooting

So, The Senate and The House begin pushing anti-speculation

Tweety asking stupid questions AS USUAL

I'm fairly late to this "PUMA" bullshit . . .

My dollars are going to go exclusively to 527's. This gasbag needs to be attacked

HEY BROKAW (Channeling McCain) - guess what:

Obama Back in the U.S., Back on the Trail

Tom Brokaw is an idiot

Same church shooter attacked: Church sponsors drop-in centers for gay teens

Jeez Newspeople! ASK MCDUMMY about HIS Troop Support!!!

I found a "George W. Bush" record on

Generals gather in their masses. Just like witches at black..."Hello?"

CNN carrying Obama's appearamce at the Unity (journalist) conference -- ON NOW

Another rocky swing through Colorado for John McCain

Does it annoy you that they replay McCain ads for FREE as if they were "news" ALL DAY LONG?

So Tired of the RW RE: Obama / Surge / Iraq (Obama Camp, READ)

Am I the only one who won't put an Obama sticker on their car

Yes, Age is an issue: See this story:

Someone sent me a vocabulary test to help fight world hunger

The ObamaMessiah meme

You know darn well Obama will be hitting McCain back with an ad of his own. When will it happen?

Did you notice when Cokie Roberts said Obama needed to pick a "boring white guy" ...

100 Days -- You don't have to thank us Senator McCain

McCain Clarifies Position on Gay Adoption - "It’s not the reason why I’m running for president...

"I have yet to hear any of you ask John McCain whether or not his vote to go into Iraq was a mistake

Clinton to Hit the Trail for Obama in August

"Presumptuous?" Going for That Presidential Look, but Trying Not to Overdo It

Obama Interview in London on Meet The Press

McCain's "bluetooth"????

"Totally failing to get bin Laden" CANCELS OUT "7 yrs. without an attack"

It makes no difference to my vote that our candidate is better looking, better spoken...

Good news everyone! mc cain says he'll follow bin Laden 'to the gates of hell'

R Talking Point Counterpoint = re Winning a War or Winning a Campaign

Wisconsin Democrats oust delegate over McCain support

****Heads Up: Obama Live Right Now****

"Is Obama a EMPTY SUITE?"

McCain ad on oil prices is the biggest lie I've ever seen.

Barack live NOW on CNN

Oil Industry Floods McCain With Cash After Offshore Drilling Reversal ($1.1 million in June)

Obama plans Thursday visit to Cedar Rapids

Washington Post article analysing constitutional grounds for impeachment

Obama just delivered a smackdown GOOD ON HIM

OMFG! Breaking News About Obama's Trip!!

German Gossip Report: " I worked out with Obama and he didn't even sweat"

I thought Obama handled himself well overall on MTP, except for one thing

New Study: Media Scorching Obama, Easy on McCain

Study shows clearly: Media has been harder on Obama

Hagel: McCain “Treading on Some Very Thin Ground”

Hagel: McCain “Treading on Some Very Thin Ground”

Obama gets "6-7 point BOUNCE" after trip abroad

Obama: McCain based entire foreign policy on Iraq surge (Video)

Pawlenty loses MULLET hairdo

SF: War Protesters To Rally In Front Of McCain Fundraiser - CBS-5

This Weak w/ John McCain

For Europeans, Obama is in one person both MLK and JFK

Is McCain Channeling Dole? - KYPost

Florida Marraige Amendment: The Politics Of Sanctity - The Gainesville Sun

Rasmussen daily GE graph for 7/27/08 - Obama 46, McCain 41 (M up 1)

Out of ALL the 'news' stories in the world, WGN radio chooses to cover: Obama stiffing the

For those who missed Obama on "Meet The Press" you can watch it here...

Taste the desperation- McCain camp "jumps" on Obama remark (this is funny)

Carrying McCain’s Water Is Heavy Lifting

Despite primary, Pennsylvania is Obama's to lose

*NEW* Nicknames for McCain.

Substitute the word "plan" for the word "timetable"

The "Post-Don't Tase Me, Bro" Society.

WP, pg1: Obama's trip abroad was a clear success

Obama says he's becoming competitive in red states

Obama's answers to reperations & national apology questions on CNN.

McCaint: "Wall Street is the villain" - Oil companies should be "shamed" into passing on profits

Caroline Kennedy to Stump for Obama, Downballot Candidates

I am starting to change my mind about Gov. Sebelius as a VP pick.

(From the 'do what I say/not what I do' dept): McCain Family to Make $2 Million on Cuba-related Deal

hardcore supporters of the candidate look like this

NYT MoDo on Obama: "Stalking, Sniffing, Swooning"

John McCain can lecture me on lots of things

Well, Tony Blair. You've really bollocksed things up for New Labour, haven't you?

How do you feel when you call customer service and end up talking to someone in a foreign country?

Consensus Developing: Trip has resulted in a real "bounce"

Gallup Daily: Obama 49%, McCain 40%

I have what I think is a great anti-McCain ad idea...

One of your worst nightmares is coming to pass

"John McCain visited these same countries . . . Now I admit WE did it really well."

Obama's baton is Longer than McCan't s...Obama conducts us to SING, DANCE, LIVE...

Carly Fiorina is an embarrassing pathological liar.

Bayh's stock is climbing like mad on the Dem VP markets.


It finally hit me why McCain blinks so much on camera.

Rachel Maddow agrees with me: No senators for VP!!

Obama will pick his VP this week.

50/39 - The psychological break point

John McCain's Blundered Attempt to Beg For The Family Values Vote

Who remembers Tim Kaine's "There is a better way" Dem response to the 2006 SOTU address?

The courage of his convictions

Why Not Kathleen Sebelius As Veep?

Exploding Heads for Sludgebots - Savor the Moment

The Easter Island effect

McCain's 'senior moment' has turned into a 'senior month.' There seems to be no end

The thunder crashes

ROFL !!! - McCain Spokesman: Obama Hasn't Visited Mexico City !!!

Women Governors' Townhall in Pennsylvania. I see a VP in this video.

Why do the Republicans always get to have their convention last?

Why Hillary will not be VP.

Obama has not visited Wynnewood, PA...Oh wait...he HAS!

“Obama says conditions to dictate final Iraq force” but what has congress done?

BREAKING: McCane going nuts after his plan to embarrass Obama went sour

Obama declares foreign trip a success

McCain VP Announcement Tomorrow? Plus Bonus Pawlenty Whiff...

Correct me if I'm wrong...but is McSenile challenging Obama to visit the troops?

Obama Not Basing VP Pick on Geography

Obama Fest in Lake Mills, WI - July 24, 2008

Obama Fest in Lake Mills, WI - July 24, 2008

There are only 2 ways we lose the GE: racism or media

McCain missed every Armed Services Committee hearing In the last two years ...........

Help, Folks. I want a list of flip-flops & other things McCain has said

DNC game plans taking shape -- Obama will accept the Party's nomination from the 50-yard line

In the path of lightning

No cliffhanger, more like an Obama landslide

Damned if he didn't....

Damned if he didn't....

Has there ever been a contested VP selection.

Gunman opens fire in Tennessee church, 7 injured

Dear Senator Obama:

Where are the Democrats? Why aren't they defending Obama and demanding an apology from McSame?

McCain's "Bucket List"

In Macon, Dean urges Democrats to re-establish power of party

"That wasn't an applause line in Germany"

I have it from an absolutely unimpeachable inside source

Obama on MTP: very high marks from me.

Who is likely to be Obama's VP

McCain: Orphans need a mommy and a daddy, not two mommies or two daddies

Barack Obama's Euro-bounce: Nine up

Ok, so I missed Meet the Press.

****Heads Up: Obama Landed In USA****

Thanks to you all,My LTTE was the most commented this week!

McCain's son resigns from two Boards of Directors -- Raw Story

Obama McClatchy interview : "Its how you use your time"

I would like to take this opportunity to offer a partial apology to Lanny Davis

Its confirmed...documents from the doctors office: McCane has a DEFEAT WISH..a condition

Bradley-Wilder a thing of the past?

How can anyone say M. Bloomberg is a viable VP for McCain, when MB is Pro-Choice, Pro Gay Rights?

Say Cheese! But Watch for the Applesauce.

How to make your fellow DUers feel like fools

Have some Obama Supporters Lost their Minds? Obama/Bayh?

OK, What the heck is a PUMA, just a quick response will do!!!

Priceless Obama quote

Joe Klein: McCain's New Ad

It is less about the POTUS and more about the SCOTUS

Obama's Veep pick

McCain and dementia

Obama has not visited The International Space Station!

I think the convention schedule helps Obama

Did ABC edit McCain ?

McCain "President Putin" until George S. corrected him

Did Obama tip his hand this morning?

Freepers aren't happy with debunking their bullshit smears - accuse a liberal bias.

Ralph Nader Candidacy Helps Obama Expand Lead Over McCain!: NBC/WSJ Poll

To those who refuse to stop advocating a Repuke for Obama's VP: some education.

Had a myspace friend send out a misleading video about Obama...

Obama table in Madison: July 26 Edition (eleventh one in 2008)

Karl Rove, a life in pictures

McCain: Scenes from a Bethlehem Supermarket

Yay...kudos to Sen. Clinton!

Carrying McCain’s Water Is Heavy Lifting (Media Matters)

This Obama = Muslim thing is driving me nutz

This Obama = Muslim thing is driving me nutz

Know what I love?

OK I've let this slide too long-What does PUMA stand for (I've tried "the google")

It's going to be Obama-Clinton

Obama Taps Buffett, Rubin, Summers for Economy `Fine Tuning'

Obama goes to hospital for basketball injury (sore hip - he saw an orthopedic doctor)

Prediction of latest media narrative on Obama's lead.

Maybe I am naive but how can the MSM owners be for McCain and not one reporter fess up?

Hume: Romney as VP Shows McCain Weak on Economy

McCain Shifts Back Against Gay Adoption

Group tries to keep Hillary's pres. candidacy alive

Obama to campaign in rural Missouri

Gallup, 7/27: Obama 49%, McCain 40% -- 9 POINT LEAD! Largest lead yet, in Gallup tracking.

Research 2000 Poll: Obama 51% McCain 39% Barr 3% Nader 2%

Seeing where we are today, does anyone seriously think Captain Combover ..............

Mr Joe Btfsplk strikes again...McCane has been JINXED.. someone

Cowgirl's Morning Line--Veepstakes Derby--Democrats

McCain: "No New Taxes"...

Andrew McCain's now former bank is suing the state of Nevada

Why didn't McCain want to see the troops in March?

McCain on the Iraq Invasion: "We were greeted as liberators...But that's a job for the historians." Why We Never Need To Build Another Polluting Power Plant

Fire west of Yosemite National Park is out of control

McCain tries to throw election, Media won't let him

Frank Rich: "How Obama Became Acting President"

Thank you Reed and Hagel.

Bloomberg as McCain's VP?

Wow, McCain just sounds stupid on This Week

****Pics Of Obama At The Annual Unity Convention in Chicago, IL****

****Pics Of Obama At The Annual Unity Convention in Chicago, IL****

Would you be happy with Russ Feingold as VP?

The Military-Industrial Complex-It's Much Later Than You Think-By Chalmers Johnson

The Military-Industrial Complex-It's Much Later Than You Think-By Chalmers Johnson

Who would be your IDEAL pick for Obama's VP?

(Please Don't) Get Smart

Knoxville Unitarian church murders now being investigated as HATE CRIME

FRAME THIS: The term "surge" is a Bushspeak term. The REAL term is "escalation"

Anyone have any dark horse possibilities for Obama's V.P.?

Do you think the PUMA folks will be able to create...

SHOCKER! Center for Media and Public Affairs study: ABC, NBC & CBS tougher on Obama than McCain

What about Governor Bill Ritter of Colorado as a possible Veep?

Tom Brokaw goes to bat for McGrumpy

McCains Own At Least Nine Homes at Over $13 Million

An interesting idea for McCain's VP pick...

Barack Obama and John McCain Race to Choose a Running-Mate BEFORE Olympics

I can't support Obama any more--(LTTE text):

Does anyone else notice


McBlunder, who opposed the GI Bill, sinks lower and lower, gets called out by Hagel

Ok, let's pick McCain's veep for him.

An Open Letter to Sen Obama: Act PREMPTIVELY to stop another stolen election in 08

Think Tank finds that ABC, NBC and CBS were tougher on Barack Obama than on John McCain

Bills mount for family of dog attack victim

My conversation with a close GOP friend today

Obama not basing VP pick on geography

Gallup: Obama Opens His Largest Lead

When the going gets tough, McCain gets disgraceful

Obama gives Brokaw the "STONEWALL"

Who are your Democratic HEROES??

Next week: Tom Brokaw and John McCain on Meet the Press

Iowans Attempt To Arrest Karl Rove

Choosing Hagel for VP would be a smart move for Obama

My take on Obama's MTP appearance today

Florida newspaper declares we are winning in Iraq...only a few "scattered battles" now.

A closer look seems to confirm Kaine will be the VP Nominee

Neighbors: Accused shooter everyone's friend, hated Christianity

No cliffhanger, more like an Obama landslide (Sydney Morning Herald)

John Dean: "Congress Is Well-Aware Of Bush’s Imperial Presidency and Its Abuses of Power"

History: How the US Government Was Overthrown In Three Easy Steps

TOONS: Cartoonists On McCain

My dolphin hasn't spoken to me for 24 hours because I told him to "get your own damn porpoise"

Where's Billyskank been lately? Did I miss something? nt

Guess the movie from the quote...

Drunk and sunburnt makes for one helluva Saturday night

Bad catnip hangover...

Sat night earworms...:)

Woman gives birth to 18th child in Canada

Can't believe it!

Have you ever taken someone back that cheated on you?

Have you ever cheated on someone that has taken you back?

Meeting people in a new city is tough!

I've got insomnia especially bad tonight

FDR put a chicken in every pot. Bill Gates put a computer in every home.

good morning west coast

What's the record low for tombstoning? A guy in GD got launched at eight posts.

This guy "ADVERTISEMENTS" keeps threadjacking...

Summer 'snow' in the Wild and Wonderful...

Didn't have time to watch "Cloverfield"?

Still depressed. Think I'll go spend some time in the Expanded Universe.

one more question on my rescue shiz-tsu

Because I'm in a dorky mood at the moment...

The logjam is broken: My newest poem...


"It's so nice to be insane, no one asks you to explain,

I bought 'Lies' by Al Franken for a $1

frustration .. doesn't anyone sell

I thought Dark Knight was a sequel to Batman Begins?

Let's get nasty

Hot! Damn Hot!

What do you miss most about MrScorpio?

West Chester, PA! Habitat for Humanity fundraiser TONIGHT featuring Anna Wilson!

Man, I'd have so much more respect for Jimmy Stewart if he would have been a Democrat.

I wish, I wish, I wish I framed these fish. (Picture heavy)

I would not want to be in this car.

HI! I'm back......

Prepare to melt...

Peaches: do you like to eat them?

OMG! Snark Week starts today!

No MO today? I checked WJMS 's journal to be sure...NO MO ???

New Ben Stiller movie, Tropic Thunder

I'm bored. So I scanned some old pics...

Shark Week on HD-TV

Let's see if anyone can answer this question...

Anyone need a bag over their head?

OMG! Ted McGinley Week starts today!

Need a laugh? Worst album covers ever:

You're a naughty, naughty fat cat!

I'm always amazed at the pics people use to show their apartments on craiglist

So, 5 creators of popular primetime cartoon shows are pitted against each other...who wins?

John McSame channels Bill O'Leilly

Full frontal nudity....!

Sure many have already seen this, but it's new to me - so!

My Friend hasnt spoken with me for a full 24 hours,I just told him:"do your own heimlich maneuver"

I've long wondered - why does Skinner have a bounty out for Obama?

Don't tell McCain; this might work magic for his presidential bid.

mycritters2 thread about her shirt reminded me about

OMG! Shark Week starts today!

Argh, why must the post office be closed on weekends?

"Saving meats" for people at public events. Discuss.

Lounge Cliques , what are you up to?

Sunday Wild Flower Pics - High Sierra Style

If you don't play WoW, you probably won't appreciate this

How are ass grills powered?

Manny Being Manny

GRR (yelling) GRR (yelling) GRR (yelling)!

"I'm a Republican; I'm SUPPOSED to lie"

I didn't check for duplicates before I created this thread. Am I a bad citizen?

Does one tip one's cable installer?

I need good vibes for my lost car keys.

This jambalaya I made is pretty kick ass.

Wow...Shpongle and Hallucinogen playing a CAVE about 40 mins from my house

Trailer for the new Oliver Stone move "W"

Is it just me, or are the Yankees sucking extra hard today?

Well, it's that time of the year again. School clothes shopping!

Just to totally ruin musical continuity, who should score the final Harry Potter movie?

Godzilla Question...

Anyone else watching this half-assed "Black in America" on CNN?

Anyone have a HTPC? (Computer hooked up to television)


Unnecessary (but interesting) Knowledge

Elrond Hubbard: Elrond Hubbard reviews the sushi I got from Stop n Shop tonight.

Does one tip one's cow?


What's for supper, DU?

I don't care if it rains or freezes...

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 7/27/2008)

The TV radar thinks it's raining here, but it's not.

Now that I have a laptop with wi-fi, I can google any question that comes to my head.

Archae: Archae reviews (Fill in the blank)

do you wanna tell me just what the fuck you think you're doing?


Ok. So as you know, I am a little bored today.. I click on this flickr link...

I am soon headed to the new Famous Daves they just opened by I-80

I've been having terrible insomnia, so I just chugged 2 liters of Jolt Cola...

Reprehensor reviews: "Space:1999" the pilot episode!

One of the most spiritual songs ever written ==>"Miles from nowwhere"

Peter Frampton was on the Bohemian Grove guestlist

There simply is NOTHING better than Diana Krall on Vinyl.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 7/27/08


For my friends who moved here,

Dark Knight fastest to $300 mil in box office history!

Why? My guess is another psycho PM...

Radio killed the Audio star!!

Ok. After doing some research on the subject, I just have one thing to say:

flvegan: flvegan reviews "Tombstone"

A couple of picures of the cruise till tomorrow

Post in this thread and I will rank it on a scale from 1-10.

The Dark Knight is fastest movie to $300 Million (8 days)

Is this a Fashion Faux Pas?

Don't get scammed into putting nitrogen in your tires for 40 bucks

So, I was wearing my really cool summer top--you know, the one I so cleverly made

Is The Pirate Bay down?

Damn. Just found out that a former colleague killed himself

How are gas grills powered?

Hello, boys and girls. This is your old pal, Stinky Wizzleteats.

Does finding Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz sexy feel creepy?

Any swimmers in the house?

my friend asked me last night why she isn't 'over' losing her baby 3 months ago. it broke my heart

Maddy McCall reviews Men on Film

And remember: Don't tutch the but.

Let's see if anyone can answer this question...

We have a winner on The Next Food Network Star.....

I need a faster 'puter

As to "The X-Files"

HAPPY BIRTHDAY fudge stripe cookays!

Kitten Picture of the Day for Monday July 28

Does one tip one's plumber?

Just saw the Public Theater's revival of Hair in Central Park this weekend

Rufus! Rufus! Rufus! Does Judy! Judy! Judy!

My kitten has been diagnosed with FeLV

Sunday Pic Thread

Tell me what my neighbor is doing.

There should be more male nudity in feature films.

Suggest some firefox addons for me!

Remember when the Wizard of Oz being on TV once a year was a big deal?

My dog just died.

You're casting "The Joker" role for Batman 3 or 4, who do you pick? (spoilers)

Your Sunday lolcats (dialup warning)

Lounge threads that went on too long. name 'em.

French Kiss in public ?

What is the worst movie in your DVD collection?

Access2003 help needed

155 dollars to enroll my baby in her Sr year tomorrow...I can't believe school is starting already

Post Secret is really good this week.

Looking for an image in a recently deleted thread.

Tonight at Tavernertavern: Russian River Supplication

When I sell on EBay, I am donating a portion to the Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary

I can has job advice now please? Long post, but I could really use some opinions.

John McCain Is NOT a 'War Hero'

~~~ July Photography Contest: FINALS ~~~

WTF is wrong with Madonna?

Have you ever noticed Rethuglicans AREN'T animal people?

So, I'm considering a big move to Florida OR heading north.... help me decide

Calling Tortoiseshell Cat People (pics!)

I saw "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" today.

Hey WetzleBill, swag too, Wylie G. is on A Prairie Home Compaion now!

LostinVA: LostinVA reviews Granite

Gay Shirt

Black Radio on Obama Is Left’s Answer to Limbaugh - NYT

Analysis: US Now Winning Iraq War That Seemed Lost

NZ students offer cash for Condoleezza Rice's "arrest"

BBC: 'Obamania' sweeps through papers

Obama gets initial poll bounce over McCain for Berlin, Paris stops

Relatives of televangelist (Kenneth Copeland) prosper

McCain Fumbles His "This Week" Appearance

Seven pilgrims shot dead on road to Baghdad

Falling Concrete Closes 35E At Maryland Bridge (guess where?)

Bomb Wounds Iraqi Councilor, Kills 2 Guards

Industry Gushed Money (to McCain) After Reversal on Drilling

Gunman opens fire in Tennessee church, 1 killed

Lobbyist reports show $181,000 for McCain

Savage Loses Advertisers Over Autism Remarks

WTO: China throws up barrier to Doha agreement

With huge budget shortfall, (Chicago) city (massive) layoffs loom

McCain calls Obama's stance on Iraq war political

MI5 targets dissidents as Irish terror threat grows

Black Soldiers Get Apology For WWII Convictions

Coal price soars, electric rates close behind

Republican Hagel Blasts McCain Attacks on Obama

Two blasts rock Istanbul, killing 13

Turkish Warplanes Bomb Kurdish Rebel Targets in Northern Iraq

Prince William took part in Caribbean drug raid: British military

Gregg votes against heating aid bill he sponsored

MPs 'misled over army torture'

Gallup: Third Day With Obama Holding a Significant Lead Over McCain

India fails to report drug side effects

Petraeus won't join bandwagon for Iraq withdrawal timetable ("let's keep our powder dry")

Oxygen tank explosions eyed as Qantas jet hole culprit

Iowans Attempt To Arrest Karl Rove

In study, evidence of liberal-bias bias

McCain calls Obama's stance on Iraq political

(salmonella update) Food firms lobbied on U.S. policy (* admin killed FDA record keeping)

Schiavo debate relived in Valley; Sanger woman in coma center of wide dispute

24% Chinese view India as an enemy

Beijing Olympic village opens under a cloak of smog

FDA Faulted over Unapproved Uses of Medications

US admits soldiers killed innocent Iraqis

Obama's Secret Rescue Mission

Gallup Daily: Obama Retains Lead, 48% to 41%

Uninsured left in the lurch-Thousands pour into SW Va. this weekend seeking free health care

Man opens fire inside Knoxville church; at least six people shot

Ambassador says no-fly list won't hurt Canada-U.S. relations

Governor (Schwarzenegger) vetoes climate change curriculum

U.S. concedes Iraq victims were law-abiding, not insurgents

MSNBC Mixes Up Joker and John McCain (What Would Freud Say?)

Barack Obama visits the UK (BBC Coverage)

The World According To Leo Blair

Jane Mayer on the CIA Tapes

Jane Mayer on Cheney and the War Council

Remix: Al Gore's Challenge to repower America

Pepsi Center Progress Straight from the Construction Team

Mainstream Media Commercial

Women Governors' Townhall in Pennsylvania. I see a VP in this video.

Raw AP Video: Sen. Barack Obama Returns to Chicago

Stephanopoulos Corners McCain On Timetables

King George Bush II Declares Himself the King of America

John McCain in "Missing, Presumed Dead"

Red AND Blue State Update

McCain Unloads a Whopper on ABC: "I Didn't Use The Word Timetable"

TYT: What Wars Has John McCain Won?

The Headzup/ GoLeft Week In Cartoons

Barack Obama at Unity in Chicago

McCain Denies He Used ‘The Word Timetable,’ Claims ‘We Were Greeted As Liberators’

TYT: Cenk's Take On Norm Coleman's Patronizing Ad On Al Franken

Obama Pushes Back on Reporter's Iraq Questions at Unity Convention

TPM: McCain: You've Come a Long Way, Baby

Breaking Down Electoral Map - July 27 (Importance of NH!)

McCain - I Know How To Catch Bin Laden

Face The Nation: Reed & Hagel Slam McCain's Desperate Tactics

Leaked Trailer for Oliver Stone's "W."

local report of Obama in Germany

Judge their judgment before Iraq war started (Ellen Goodman)

Blind To Toll From Colombia Violence: Lieberman Ought To Meet Victims

U.S. war on terrorism loses ground in Pakistan

Leaking Crimes of State - Daniel Ellsberg's Lessons for Our Time

Another McCain Backfire: Challenges Obama to Travel to Outer Space

Yank Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick before city falls

Thomas L. Friedman: Texas to Tel Aviv

WP, pg1: This Time, It's Different; Little chance gas prices will retreat to past levels

A Modest Proposal for Eco-Friendly Stimulus: "Cash for Clunkers"

Diplomacy is ultimate politics.

Carrying McCain’s Water Is Heavy Lifting

History: How the US Government Was Overthrown In Three Easy Steps

Relatives of televangelist (Kenneth Copeland) prosper

The Adventures of T. Boone Pickens, Episode 6

I've got gum on my shoe - pinto

10-20% of CEOs fail trust vote (Indian CEOs)

In its first year, VA's suicide hot line for veterans receives 55,000 calls

Frank Rich: How Obama Became Acting President

Why target only tyrants of small nations? (Sunday Nation / Kenya)

Joe Lieberman and the World He Wants to Live In; God help Us

Oil May Become GOP's 2008 Issue

Iraq: Poised to Explode

Obama Dazzles Old Europe while McCain cries "No Mas"!

Tased Until Dead: The Epidemic of Taser Crazy Cops

Time to tell Kilpatrick he simply must go so city can move on

Sunday Times: Sleaze scuppers Democrat golden boy

Burn Up

Floods foul Iowa environment

Deccan Herald - 400 Indian Himalayan Glaciers Retreating 15 - 20 Meters Every Year

Puffin Populations Fall By 34% In Only Five Years At UK's Biggest Nesting Site - Independent

July 2008 - Valero Gets Word Of 15% Cut In Mexican Supply To TX Plant; Tata Announces Nano

Ontario Government Makes No Allowance For Warming In Boreal Logging Licensing

The Next Wave - Article Argues That Chinese Buyouts Of US Coal Firms Next Shoe To Drop

The Prodigal Leased Vehicle - Automakers Face Wave Of 3-Year-Old SUVs No One Wants

1 Month Out, Bejing Air 3X WHO's Safe Limit - Endurance Athletes Fear Permanent Physical Damage

Harman (pellet) stove dealers try to keep up with demand (Maine)

Pakistanis go hungry as economic troubles bite

(wild)Firefighting costs soar

Question about the webcam image:

Electricity-starved Iraq turns to solar streetlights

Ferry shipments of 'terror-threat' plutonium end (UK)

Among Hummer Die-Hards, A Twinge Of Doubt - Chicago Tribune

List of sites for possible nuclear waste recycling facilities scrapped

Marylanders exhaust solar, geothermal grants

NYT: Baseball Team Clashes With Environmentalists Over Oil Company Advertising

I was looking at fireplace inserts this weekend. Very impressed with the

Scientists warn that there may be no ice at North Pole this summer

Ontario nuclear plant weld failure "unprecedented," documents show

Paul Roberts - From "The End Of Oil" To "The End Of Food" - NYT

Al Gore's fantasy energy challenge

Your neighborhood's walkability score

California's Newest Green Product - A Hybrid School Bus - Saves Fuel, Reduces Emissions

Info on batteries for Electric Vehicles

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says The Reactor Revival Is NOT Ready For Prime Time

Lithium-ion batteries could ease fuel and evironmental woes

A boondoggle to end all boondoggles?

Issue 8 got about the best wording we could have hoped for

Pentagon Auditors Request Probe After Criticism

It's Still a Bear & The Oil Bubble

Danger Lurks When Shopping for Student Loans

Columbus, Georgia - Front Page: Synovus profits drop 93%

ICSC Predicts 144,000 Stores Will Shutter in 2008

Roll Call Votes: 110th Congress

If we measured inflation and GDP the same way they did in 1979

The repugnant bailout nation

Toll roads take cashless route

Compliments of the St. Louis Federal Reserve......................

The Black-Scholes Atomic Debt Bomb & 7 Predictions

WITNESS-Return to Gaza

Pelosi, Itzik talk tough on Iran in speeches to Hadassah

'Lebanon got a plump prisoner, we got bones in plastic bags'

Israel finally agrees to move separation fence at Bil'in

Fatah threatens to arrest 200 Hamas men in West Bank

Palestinian family losing Jerusalem home after five decades

Obama: We'll make sure Palestinians have a state

Canadian student faces deportation from Israel following protest

Today's working family cartoon: Injured

Today's Carol Simpson cartoon: Grief-Counselor


Six Little Words ("on the basis of union membership") -- A good read, imo

Whistle-Blower: Agency Tasked with Protecting American Workers Fails to Protect its Own

Imperial Sugar to contest OSHA fines of 8.77 million

Barack Obama readies the organized labor card

AFL-CIO Trust Preserves Affordability at Big Six Towers Development in Queens With $7.8 Million

Union Movement Rallies Around CWA, IBEW Members at Verizon

Baltimore stadium cleaners vote to join AFSCME

Students and Striking Workers Picket LSE Starbucks Event (State of Israel's occupation of Palestine)

Minnesota: Starbucks baristas union drive comes at key time

Actors union board reaffirms demands in unanimous vote

Labor's Foot Soldiers (turn out more than 13 million voters - union members, their families, retiree

W Post: Democrat Vows Bill to Block 'Secret Rule' on Workplace Toxins

AP: Immigration raid tactics draw congressional ire

Feature story: Scale of destruction in 1877 railroad strike 'mind-boggling' (45 people died)

This week in Michigan history: Ex-Teamsters leader Hoffa disappears

Area UPS workers brace for strike over pay, benefits

Santa Maria family searches for answers in death of field worker

Death under the sun (Another farm fatality underlines risks)

United Steelworkers Reach Tentative Agreement With Packaging Corporation of America Mills

UFW Demands EPA Ban on Endosulfan

Why does the US keep poisoning our children?

Today in labor history July 27 Mine Workers organizer Ginger Goodwin was shot by a hired private cop

Maria was only 17 (and pregnant) when she died (her approved wine list)

Readings on economy, jobs could dominate trading

Religious Leaders and Elected Officials March with Caregivers for a Free and Fair Union Election

Waiters feel jab of LongHorn’s labor costs-Changes made to tip-share plan

Latin America’s struggle for integration and independence

Hawks behind the Dove: Who Makes Obamas Foreign Policy?

Chávez and Venezuelan Interior minister were on AUC target list

Food shortage having surprise side effect (Bolivia)

COHA Press Release: Colombian Defense Minister Visit to Washington

US Lawyers to Defend Victims of Paramilitaries

Bolivia to fight cocaine trade with its own funds

Blind To Toll From Colombia Violence: Lieberman Ought To Meet Victims

Manny Pacquiao vs Erik Morales III

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (July 26/27): Magnus works his Magic in Biel

Boxing: Photos from Saratoga Springs

Damn Yankees

Dear Baby Jesus, THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU!!!! NFL camps are in full swing.

wickfordbard's Leo Solar Eclipse newsletter

The Stars This Week: "Breaking News" - July 28 - August 3, 2008

This ia a great message from Mother Earth

Starchild Earthlog| 26th July : The Incoming Energies...Grounding Heaven on Earth....Water Ceremonie

ack! the eclipse has begun firing!

Health 'Facts' You Only Thought You Knew

I Didn't Practice Evidence-Based Medicine Today

Nutrient depletion in fruits and vegetables, is it causing the

Bad catnip hangover...

Star Babies

Slighty processed zinnias

July Finals are up in G.D.

Summer Seasonal Contest

Variations on a Theme

Newbie to photography, looking for constructive criticism...

thread out there about Biden for VP

Question for fellow Biden fans - when did you start listening to him?

Sounds like Biden to me:

The website of a certain candidate for senator of DE has been updated

Probably literally old news to you, 48percenter, but just in case...

Two women defend themselves with a gun

I had some great cookies tonight

New Exotic Particle May Explain Milky Way Gamma-Ray Phenomenon

Is anyone here a fan of Chartreuse liqueur?

Subbing Honey for Sugar

An interview with the Phoenix Mars Lander

We use the word "bigotry" too carelessly.

Philosopher: human consciousness and free will are the result of "physical processes"

Prayers for TVUUC requested

What is THIS poll question about? In other words, what's the topic?

On the evolution of 9/11 skepticism...

How the U.S. Government was Overthrown in Three Easy Steps...

I don't care what kind of tortured logic you use to explain it away

Pentagon Exit Hole

The Serotonin God?

KBH running for guv, Phil Gramm her chief advisor?

Interesting interview from 2004 with Peggy Kerry that I never saw before

Kerry battles former state GOP strategist over Obama-McCain qualifications

Is quicktime ok or is there some other free program that is better?

Help! How do I get rid of a "landing page" on my computer?

I've got to get a new laptop. I am so confused. I want fast and able

I have to share a story with...

JK in West Harwich

Help me understand Obama's position on the surge in Iraq. I understand he has

Why don't we hear more about abstinence-only religious education?

First It Was Song Downloads. Now It’s Organic Chemistry

NY: In Defense of Lever Voting Machines

Election Reform and Related News: Sunday, July 27, 2008

CRITICAL ALERT: Stop Feinstein's Black Box on a Black Box Bill S3212

Traverse City buzzing at the chance to see Madonna

BP's Russian boss goes into hiding

Wisc GOP sex trial to happen during GOP convention

Is the Wisconsin GOP simply a bunch of IDIOTS?

Plans for a DU picnic

Fran Townsend

Possible protests for Arnold cutting state worker pay in budget fight:

I have a question regarding Disability Parking placards

Here's what we should REALLY be worried about:

Heads up: The church shooting in Knoxville may get ugly for us.