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Archives: January 15, 2006

NYT: Nursing Homes Confront New (Medicare) Drug Plan's Hurdles

Fear Overshadows Eid Festival

Our 'Conservative' Republican Congress

How the FBI Spied on Edward Said

NYT: When Soldiers Come Home, Trauma Can Set In (worth a read)

A General's Dishonor (WP)

Utilizing "retired" cargo containers as apartment building blocks.

Yucca Mountain planners reorganizing: Changes planned for nuclear waste

Getting busy in Gaza

Tests show activity in Sharon's brain

IDF troops in West Bank kill Palestinian mother and son

Netanyahu's new agenda: Quell unrest, make Likud look centrist

Hamas No. 2: We'll negotiate with Israel better than others

Cabinet expected to approve East Jerusalem PA vote Sunday (no Hamas)

Settlers, security forces clash in Hebron

Kerr County TX: Sounds like HAVA is making it more difficult to vote.

can we get more than 8 votes for the Daily thread?

Meet multiple candidates, January 22, Weston

Phil Dunkelbarger for US Representative (Mass 9th CD)

***LIVE UPDATE*** MN DU Get-together at Fong's

Strickland is almost certain to pick Peter Lawson Jones,

Fun and informative website, RE: DeLay scandals

Chronicle poll shows DeLay support waivering

This is fun! MSNBC: DeLay supporters defecting

Do you have manual, or know how to use, a Zojirushi NS-JCC10 rice cooker?

Dream kitchen

I voted yesterday at the advance poll.

Prosecutor: Mom of raped teen took $10,000 hush money

Protest held over 'torture flights' (UK)

Ahmadinejad says Bush, Merkel must be prosecuted for defending Israel

NYT: Nursing Homes Confront New (Medicare) Drug Plan's Hurdles

Commander in Iraq Is Reported to Re-Up for Another Tour

Netanyahu's new agenda: Quell unrest, make Likud look centrist

Troubles erode DeLay's support in 22nd District

Watchdog group: Nothing 'strictly false' in DeLay ad

Khaddam says forming exile government (Syria)

Brown mades call for British pride

Cobb commission can keep pre-meeting prayers

Cheney concedes failure to boost backing for war

Ex-Congressman's Children Face State Suit Over Campaign Money

U.S. Energy Department opens bidding to run top nuclear lab

MI5 will get new powers to bug MPs

Dems Ready Proposal on Code of Conduct

BREAKING: AP reports the Emir of Kuwait has died

Chronicle poll shows DeLay support waivering

Bolton blasts UN's 'map without Israel'

Lawmakers probe shortage of Katrina housing

Challenge to Bush ("Faith-Based") Initiative Reinstated

CNN: Lawyer: Authorities were told student's gun was fake

Movie Actor Baldwin Launches Anti-Porn Action, Promises Newspaper Ads

Worst use of synthesizers in an 80's pop song...


Seattle 17 - Washington 10; Redskins have the ball on the SEA 20 yard line

Anybody here ever work in customer service?

Dan Reeves that make(s) you want to SCREAM

Jailtime: 12 years. Fine: $30,000. Cockpunching a Cop: Priceless

It's time for... Kitten pix!

Is there a chance the track could bend?

I caught a Fall Out Boy earworm. What should I do?

I'm hungry. This makes me think of the question I'd like to ask.

Saw "SockPuppet Mountain" last night.... Some thoughts...

I forgot how hot the women were in Thunderball

Ever been hit on or checked out by someone of your own gender?

If senate Dems don't impeachibuster ScaBushlito then I'm leaving the party

Reply to this post only if...

Hint, hint! Check out my avatar!

New Pic thread! New pictures of my munchkins and our dog, Buddy

What's the greatest civil rights song from the 50's or 60's?

How long does it take the old to indicate?

Need Help introducing new cat (one eyed oreo ) to two kittens (torties)

Foods that you know you won't like just by looking at it?

i just received my ebay purchase of 9 evergreen magazines

How long does it take mold to copulate?

You know....there are some fine Southerners here on DU:

It's Red, Kim

It's bed, Tim

Remember Vaughn Bode?

Let's hear about your first bras!

Another good one from our venerable Bad Reporter....

Let's go CRAZY!

***Official Pats/Broncs Game Thread!!***

Do you have manual, or know how to use, a Zojirushi NS-JCC10 rice cooker?

Romantic movies - what are the best?

Let's hear about your first night in jail.

The Dachshund won the Hound Group

I might have a problem.

Anyone got a good non-medicinal cure for sinus headaches?


I've washed my hands of the NFL

Martin Luther King, Bob Marley, John Lennon...

After Harry Joy dropped dead... his life was never the same again.

Please All, and You Will Please None

Let's hear about your first night in IKEA.

I am at work watching my The Lone Gunmen DVD s, drinking a Dr. Pepper and

Bobbie Gentry Appreciation thread. Ode to Billie Joe

Have a great evening lounge lizards

Post the funniest thing you have ever heard, or read by a conservative:

dammit to hell non-sports relatives

Since we're talkin' 80s...Best song featuring Orchestra Stabs?

NE Patriots fan? Or NE Patriots hater?

All football games have been cancelled so you can watch figure skating

Denver Broncos fan? Denver Broncos hater?

It's dead, Jim.

Scarlett Johansson Sighting: She's Hosting SNL!

So, what did you all give your house staff for the holidays?

What do I have in common with Pentagon money?

New England is out of the playoffs

DUer 'fearnobush' just became a father w/ twin boys!

Any idea how much it would cost to have professional movers move

Thank baby jeebus! No more "threepeat!" tripe!

Daily Appreciation Thread for: Southlandshari!

Can you carry termites from old house to new house when you move in?

For my 1,004 post....

Ever notice how we've never had a president born in the 1930s?

**I Think I've Reserved the Right to Officially Surrender to the Broncs**

Let's hear about your first bars!

Champ Bailey appreciation thread

Tom Brady appreaciation thread

Sasha Cohen Appreciation Thread

Weatherman rule#1: wipe grin off face when following homeless beating clip

The SO-CALLED dynasty is over!

Shawn Sawyer Appreciation Thread

Question about meth labs & stuff?

Heads up Scarlett Johanson fans!

I really seriously believe I'm going to have to kill my neighbors

Pats Lose!!! Pats Lose!!! Pats Lose!!!!

I just saw Brokeback Mountain - ask me anything!

Ok so now I'm scared

***Official Pats/Broncs Game Thread--Part Deux!!***


Why I Am Straight

Would you date a three breasted woman?

The Uconn Huskies beat the Georgetown Hoyas - hmm...


Who's watching FIGURE SKATING tonight.....?

What kind of cheese is RevCheesehead?

LAT: Why God chose the Jews

Churches challenge Canada-US refugee agreement

NYT: NASA Mission to Explore Solar System's Edge

Redskins coaches call stupid game plan...Skins loose.

Sing it with me now: nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah...hey, hey, hey...

Colts Cornerback Injured In Family Dispute(Harper-Wife stabs knee)

T.O. junior?


Looking Grim for the Redskins

New Features on JK Frappr Map

Can we please quit bombing shit

Have a look!

John Kerry Tours Quake Ravaged Region of Pakistan

On my way.

my freeper cousin's wife has been recalled

Asimo.... and you thought it was just another pretty face.... holy

Challenge to Bush Initiative Reinstated

Laura Flanders seeks stories of Election 2004 volunteers --

Rights Argentina: torture, still alive, still killing

Banker wants implant 'chip' like our pets have!

Delete: Dupe

Once Again, The Dems Lie Down Early

this graphic of the GOP scandals is great

The Fighting Whites! When do teams named after ethnic groups become

I went to Williamsburg for Governor Kaine's Inauguration today!

Fortune: Best companies to work for, "Find the Right Company for You"

lets ignore all future supreme court decisions, they're just silly laws

So, If Gore Make His Much Ballyhooed Speech On Monday...

Tshirt Idea - You didn't vote for Senator Kerry

The Medicare drug program a windfall for pharmeceutical companies.

Fourth Estate Radio Show at 10pm!

Redskins coaches call stupid game plan...Skins loose.

National Security Archive (the other NSA) A must program on Fresh Air

The Nation - Alito Testimony Swings Pro-Choice GOPers -- Against Him

CNN had this town hall thing on tonight

Paranoia and the Bogus Midland "Terrorist Cell Phone Purchase Threat"

Seniors denied Rx drug benefits...LOOK at what these bastards have done.

bush said we shouldn't talk about his spying on Americans, but didn't say

Celebrity Fundy Game. Who's going to sitting next to the Crouches next...

Pakistan summons US envoy over raid.

Dems ready proposal on code of unveil Wednesday.

Tide of Sentiment Shifts in Water War: Agricultural Interests Challenged

NYT SMACKS KING BUSH!!! "The Imperial Presidency at Work"

Dean Answers With a New Money Man

How guns are stolen: "Shooting fish in a barrel"

Max Baucus wants to outsource all white male protestants.

Al Qaeda number two wasnt killed after all

Doctors study pill to fade traumatic memories(like 8 yrs of chimp regime?)

WORSE than Corporate America

Busted: A Columnist Backed by Monsanto Fired

Special ed teacher is charged with sex contact with students

Taking bets on Hillary and Iran

Watching "Wag the Dog"

Cable website allowed anyone to see what you're watching (Canada)

LAT: Postal Officials Say They'll Sort Out Delivery Problems (in LA)

How are we going to fix this? Is it "fixable"? Probably not. n/t

Bush has a 'heck' of a way of getting his point across = heck of a

Okay, Denver/New England, what's with the military garb cheerleaders?

I got into a debate with a RW idiot last night. (re:Gore)

I have to share this discussion I had with my aunt tonight.

Very cool site with activist jobs and volunteer positions-searchable

Hojjatieh: Iran's Armageddon cult

New law allows peace officer decertification

Cheney and Rice Reading different Scripts Again

Predictions of an Economic Hit Man & Some Alarming Stats

Sunday Talk Shows

How do I get a ticket to see Al Gore?

Disturbing photo of American woman with killed leopard

Do you believe that this is the year when...

ML King's "fiery" speech rarely heard: family retains copyright

U.S. tries to identify target of airstrike - February 10, 2002

"The drone, the CIA and a botched attempt to kill bin Laden's deputy"

Freeper didn't like it when I called him a traitor!

I'm sick of defending abortion. Its time to attack.

three recent events show the true America. How sad we have become

Pass the Word : Don't get SUCKERED by the Republicans

Regarding the Stossel Report

Poll: DeLay Losing Support in Own District

TWINS!!!! I'm A DAD!!!!

Micro Dots. Other than guns - what else should they be used for? Discuss!

John Murtha will be on 60 minutes tommorow - 7 pm - CBS

Update on the Swiftboating of Murtha:

Believing in EVOLUTION leads to slavery, Naziism, and ABORTION.

Paul Loeb presents a strategy that could stop Alito, Bush, and more.

So, I was headed out to my Jeep today...

Gore needs to touch on the Medicare Rx program as life-threatening

What should the UN do about Iran?

Demand Reform in Washington - Sign The Petition!

Chomsky: Bush in SEVERE political trouble if there was an Opposition Party

Never before have we faced the same confluence of events we now face

GREAT! Anti-Alito analysis from law professor's blog

Troubles Erode DeLay's Support In 22nd District

Wonder if Alito asked the Dems on the Judiciary

Rethug Ohio chair Bob Bennett loves to hate Ted Kennedy

Durbin's calls clinched the AFL-CIO for Duckworth....big meet and greet...

Amazing how "We Didn't Kill Him" can be the Yahoo News lead story.

Feeney to give back Abramoff $1,000 (check his pockets for votes)

Joe Lieberman should lead the charge to impeach Bush.

Wyden, Emanuel Join Forces for Middle Class Tax Relief

Can anyone tell me where to email Al Gore?

Jeff Gannon Connection To Swift Boat Liars Attack on Murtha

Wow. Tierney is a kook. Look at how likely racism at play - turns

Letter to my senator re: Alito and filibuster

NYT: Glum Democrats Can't See Halting Bush on Courts

Is John Kerry leaving the Senate in 2008?


Will Alito ever kiss his wife in public

So how much did DeLay and Abramoff have to do with Medicare Rx

Will Joe Lieberman vote to confirm or reject Alito?

MSNBC: DeLay supporters defecting

Bush tries to innoculate himself against "heck of a job" Brownie statement

What's The BEST Way To Protect Political Minorities?

Are there any Republicans in the Senate who care enough about the US

Phil Dunkelbarger for US Representative (Mass 9th CD)

The drone, the CIA and a botched attempt

U.S. curtailed on reforming Iran

Bush's Tide Not Ebbing Soon

'Galloway can no longer count on the indulgence of polite society'

"Face it ... "

Is Roe v. Wade already collapsing? By Ellen Goodman

Scheer: Shame On The Once Young Republicans

White House Letter: How Bush tries shaping new laws to his liking

please delete

WP: The Gap in Intelligence Oversight, by Nancy Pelosi

When Talk of Guns and Butter Includes Lives Lost (Uchitelle, NYT)

Murk of our own making in Iran

How the republicans manipulated an article about Alito and his agenda

Wisconsin (Repug)-Cult of corruption-Steve Foti has agreed to plead guilty

Filibuster Bush, Impeach Alito

How the mean streets of New York were tamed

WSJ thinks there is a "Constitutional Right to Influence Politicians"

Alito May Quickly Affect Laws

Blame Rummy for a war plan that went wrong

Confirm Samuel Alito (Washington Post) - Most Idiotic Editorial Ever

How Abramoff Funded The Anti-Gay Agenda

Former CAP official - "didn't help Alito" (now Weekly Standard publisher)

Arctic meltdown speeding up

Critics Underwhelmed By US-Australian Climate "Action" Summit

Australian Govt. To Slash, Then Eliminate Solar Power Rebates

Warming Sign, Extreme Weather Accelerating Across India - Times Of India

Atmospheric CO2 Rise In 2005 Nearing 2X Historic Average - Now 2.2 PPM

What A Difference A Degree Makes - SF Chronicle

NFS Proposes ORV Restrictions In Ocala National Forest (FL)

UN launches International Year of Deserts and Desertification

This gem from the 88 deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning in Alberta:

NASA Kills $100 M Deep-Space Climate Satellite - 1/1000 Cost Of ISS

Palestinians at war as blood feuds follow Israeli pullout

EU welcomes decision to allow PA vote in e. J'lem

Iran to host debate on Holocaust

A Call (to American Jews) to Bring the Settlers Home to Israel

Gaza's Turmoil in Context

A thirst for vengeance

Here come the true settlers

Sept. 11 workers die of health problems; direct link to ground zero unclea

CA State Senator Debra Bowen Sunday, January 15, 10:35AM PST Listen OnLine

County sells off freedom

Broward Election Reform Coalition Meeting - Clint Curtis Keynote Speaker

Election Reform, Fraud, & Related News Sunday 01/15/06

Wanna Get Fired Up On This Sunday Morning?

The best tribute we can pay to Martin Luther King is to...

Slashing Away Denial, Revealing The Ongoing Theft: Miller on US Elections

Accessible Voting Without Computers - Ellen Theisen's Vote-PAD

What my daughter did at the LA Auto Show, LOL

North Shore Comcast customers

Firefox v Opera web graphics

Text problem in Firefox

Need to buy a new desktop soon....

Hand-code or no-skillz product?

Analysis: Ney unlikely to go quietly

I'm completely ignorant of the politics of my own state...

Recommendation for Texas Dem Party Grassroots Training

Second Worst Texas Congressman

A new revolution

Just remember,

Chicken Paprikash Tonight! Any great recipes?

Why is it so difficult to get sweetbreads? I ask at our Price

How do I cook frozen lobster tails?

An economy vacumn food sealer. Worth it?

Is anyone here cooking fully local, fully organic?

Whatcha making for Sunday Dinner?

Canadian killed in Afghanistan

Integrity, Honesty, Transparency

Fear Overshadows Eid Festival

NYT: Glum Democrats Can't See Halting Bush on Courts

Condom key chains in U.S. spark religious furore

New Zogby Poll: Americans Support Impeaching Bush for Wiretapping

please delete dupe, 1st posting wouldn't post to main page n/t

Dems Ready Proposal on Code of Conduct

From Venezuela to Warwick: low-cost oil comes to R.I.

The Independent: Blair gives green light to spy MP's phones

US military frees two Reuters journalists in Iraq

Rapper Eminem and ex-wife remarry

Bush's Tide Not Ebbing Soon

Alito May Quickly Affect Laws

How the mean streets of New York were tamed

Taleban defector Khaksar killed

NYT: NASA Mission to Explore Solar System's Edge

Lebanon in political crisis

Leicester soldier killed by sniper fire in Iraq

Zawahri missed dinner that prompted U.S. strike

Fla. University Finds $275,000 in Office

LAT: U.S. Faults Saudi Efforts on Terrorism

Gov.'s Top Aides' Pay Bolstered by Donors

US intelligence shakeup prompts concerns

Pak(istan) Calls US Airstrike An Intelligence Failure

WP/AP: Italians Rally for Abortion Rights, Gay Unions

Specter skeptical of domestic spy program

Ariel Sharon to have tracheotomy

Senators Support Penalties Against Iran

Feinstein Warns Against Alito Filibuster

More enlisted personnel leaving armed services

US first lady irked by criticism of Bush AIDS plan

Senators Defend Airstrikes in Pakistan

Blunt says he has GOP votes to take DeLay's post

US military releases 500 prisoners

'Marshall Plan' for Iraq Fades

Northwest, ground workers agree on concessions

Halonen wins first round of Finnish presidential vote

Jack Abramoff's $10,000 Question

Government urged to ban Galloway's Big Brother charity

Chile likely to elect first female president

Lobbying: The Web Widens

NYTs: Senators Voice Support for Sanctions Against Iran (grrr)

Stardust capsule returns to Earth

Carlyle 'given sweetener' in Qinetiq deal

House debates cutting off all alcohol from lobbyists to legislators

Speedboat attack on Nigeria rig

Stakes raised in whaling clash

Bomb Hits Canadian Convoy in Afghanistan

Rep. Ney to Temporarily Cede Panel Chair

Bin Laden could be dead: terrorism expert

NASA's New Horizons Pluto Probe Ready for Launch

Chavez attacks US attempt to block warplanes deal

Chile gets first woman president

Anti-war activists take Pelosi to task (SF Town Hall Meeting on Sat)

Laura Bush Defends Domestic Spying Program

Amazing Rescue! Car Condensation Keeps Trapped Woman Alive

Sheesh. SNL is horrible.

Damn it !!! Shelley Winters has died.

My 5-year-old grandson asked me if he could rent my house after

amateur footage of a good street fight.... not for the squeamish.

Did you ever stuff your bra with sockpuppets?

Pat Robertson appreciation thread

I think Phil Simms is gay

Mike Brady appreciation thread

History buffs, I have a question...

Hillary Duff's, I have a question...

official "Steelers Fans Who Are Happy the Patriots Lost" thread.

Any loungers play chess?

Kitten and tabby cat fighting...This is funny.....

Kitty therapists! Help! (Cat fights in my house tonight!)

I just got back from my friends dorm after the game... GO BRONCOS!!!

Ok, so I was at a holiday party tonight...............

Congrats, Seahawks fans!

A nice Russian actress - - - Irina Apeksimova

Road Trip: Day 3. KitchenWitch and the Hummer.

You know how Sean Lennon was looking for a girlfriend... (oh boy!)

Urban Ninja

Do you have the text of Brecht's poem with singing about the darkness?

I saw my favorite sports writer today

'Crazy Guggenheim is going'...

I vote to bring back Crazy Guggenheim!

Well. It looks like I'm leaving DU. Yup. I was the first one voted off.

tonites challenge

U2... Bono, with Mary J. Blige, "One".... really.. really a phenomenal

NDSU absolutely CRUSHES SDSU tonight in hoops, 86-56!!

a little something for Crazy...

I hate when drunk people get laid and I'm not getting any...

I hate when I get laid and people aren't getting drunk.

I hate when people get paid and I'm not getting paid...

Yesterday's mail brought the most beautiful New Year's card

Did I just kill the lounge?


I saw it! Did you???

XemaSab and I saw a woman with no lips.

Bon Jovi concert tonight!

Saturday's college basketball scores


Kill this Thread!

I hate when people get laid and I'm not getting laid...

Mmmm curry for breakfast!

Dewars - at least one thing will go smoothly today

J & B Scotch - the antidote to roadrage!

Why are you drinking Martini & Rossi? ' Cause it's Tuesday!

For A Few Dollars More

Just out of curiosity..whatever happened to cold fusion?

Bumfuck just DEMOLISHED West Bumfuck in Women's Field Hockey!

Do you Accept Udo Dirkschneider as your personal lord and savior?

I hate when I'm getting laid and the person I'm with isn't

Ok who's having what for breakfast

I could just be hysterically exhausted...

Johnnie Walker-It'll fuck your shit up!

Is the fucking sock puppet still here?

I'm awake! Ask me anything!

I'd say today, it's not to early for a yellow breakfast drink.


I just got an email requesting an autographed photo of

Rude Dinosaur in a court of law. Funny Stuff!

What compels these f*cks to mow their lawn at 8:30am on Sundays?????

Feels Like Spring Here

Is there a limit to how many locked threads a person can be

missing link: George W. is really Freddy Kruger

Football! Go Colts!

Come on everybody Let's Polka!

Shameless plug for Catch-22. If you haven't read it, please do!

What's the purpose of the box springs under a mattress?

Condom key chains in U.S. spark religious furore

There are two Americas...and one of them is SEVERELY F'ED UP!

Ok. Do you want me to stay?

Happy 65th birthday, Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart)

I hate when people get made and I'm not getting made

Apparently there were some problems this weekend.

YOU'D BETTER DO SOMETHING..... or make your saving throw....

Oh, My God! Call Me Wesley, You Get in Here RIGHT Now!

I'm kinda pissed at my dad

I made a breakfast bake. Yum!

Annoying neighbor. (updated with some more info on the offender!)

"You Must Be a Donor to Post Polls"

Free graphic for Meat eating, gun toting liberal Dems

Who would be voted out of the lounge first if we were on Survivor?

Sunday earworm. For ForrestGump.

Yikes ~ He was driving while he was catching a nap!

WoooHoooo just picked up the Planet of the Apes boxed set DVDs

I don't understand the wind chill and heat index

If you're in the west and it's not raining, NASA has entertainment planned

Any other salary comparison tools besides

I just got a new tattoo

New batch of "Superman Returns" pics


Hey - freeps - go fuck yourself

4:30am Pacific Time: anyone else feel that?!

wow. that is the last time I spend a Friday Night watching TV with my wife

One more "Love Monkey" ad and I'm gonna hurl.

How Crazy is your Rat?

I love New England, but the weather sure is schizophrenic!

Have you tried pushing the shiny red button yet?

How Lazy Is Your Cat?

How Hazy is your Bat?

* mutter, mutter, sputter *

Lousy drunkards...

Denver Broncos win the Punt Pass and Kick competition

Kiss Off

Would you rather research porn or watch it? Discuss.

Pitt is doing the same thing that the Redskins did, backing off the QB

So, how will Carolina/Chicago top THIS?!

Do they not teach you how to hold footballs in Indiana?

Give me help here fellow DUers!


Terrible weather and dogs

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 1/15/06)

WOW. What a Game, Man! But, I Just Have to Do This....

I could've sworn I saw Archie Manning in an officals uniform

Isn't this sweet? Eminem and Ex-Wife Kim Mathers Remarry

WTF? Leonard Nimoy's Ballad of Bilbo Baggins. (link to video)

How many Bush voters does it take to make non microwave popcorn?

She's not a CHRISTIAN!!! These are the people who voted for Bush.

Ahh, the Red, White and Blue. Never fails to bring a tear to my eye

my mom, dad, and me...the day I was born...

Does Faux Spurts have a policy requiring its announcers

Shelf Life/Expiration Dates

Sugar me!

Interesting movie in 2007?

Stars are shiny

Ever Been Checked Out By

anyone's fan...its time to start drinking...

Sniffa....the college years...

Official "not watching grown men play a childish game of football" thread.


Radical Activist vs The Chicago Bears in a knitting contest

I didn't buy "Bewitched" season two today. Ask me anything!


3 years and FINALLY 400 posts - ask me anything

I just hit 16,000 posts!! Thank you all!!!

I love NPR's "Car Talk".

I've been picking long blond hairs off my pajamas

I'm a DUer running for local office...ask me anything!

If you were to be a household item, which would you choose to be?

Phonin' in a sunset.

NFL Should Go Back To 1972 Rules

Talk to me Gray.

Bush donor Peyton Manning blames choke on teammates

In honor of my 2973rd post...some 3D computer generated pics.

No, seriously...shut up. THIS is the funniest thing ever.

My Boxer sneezes AT me. On purpose.

REMINDER: New Season of 24 Starts Tonight.

What happens when you put some one on your "Buddy List"?

I'm watching Fahrenheit 911......

Donators--Did You Donate Yourself, or Did Someone "Buy" You Your Star?

How many of you toss your biodegradable trash out the car window?


For my 5,000th post, I'm happy to relay this message:


I saw "The Producers" last night, movie form

V-Rated vs. W-Rated

I hate when I get laid and other people aren't getting laid

Boston Legal on tonicht!

Who would win in a fight?

Dinner at the Prophets-Mulligatawny Soup

Sting returns to TNA wrestling ppv tonight.


BTBM the corporate sellout (vanity pic inside)

***Official Panthers vs. Bears Thread!***

Which game was better Pats and Broncos or Colts and Steelers?

Does Yahoo no longer offer free email??

No electric/heat for 17 HOURS!!!

For your Sunday entertainment...

Fill in the blank: Having the Super Bowl in Detroit is like _____

At what point does a "vehicle" become a "rig"?!? (rant)

HEyHEY checking in as an official resident of Vancouver

Colts Steelers thread

DUers with naturally-curly hair: any tips for frizz-free styling??

How do you copy data directly from computer to computer?

Who would win in a TOTALLY AWESOME fight?

Use your nick to create a movie title that describes your life.

i am now frying up some Buffalo Wings

Happy 65th birthday, Captain Beefheart cross post from GD...

Friend's Artwork (dial up warning)

Online library renewals: a crippling addiction.

Mana Mana. Mana Mana!!

Has anyone ever owned a Select Comfort bed?

Is New Orleans gonna have their Marigra (sp) this year?

everybody dies?

Okay! Okay! I give up! Crazy Guggenheim, COME BACK!!!!!!

Is there a Sleepnumber bed made for 3 people?

Voice Actors

Ohio High School Porn Homework Canceled

Meaning of "Elitist": Is the movie "The 40 Year Old Virgin" for elitists?

Brawl for it all tv show dad slugfest

If Elvis had lived through the 80's, would we have seen...

50 cent... oh dear!

I hate when people get drunk and I'm not getting drunk...

What is the story with your DU name?

Rapper Eminem and ex-wife remarry

How often do you replace your HEPA filters?

In honor of my 15,000 post......a new pic of my stained glass window...

My Carbon monoxide alarm was going off this am.

Do you believe in soul mates?

Steeler fans, it's time to start drinking!

The road to the Super Bowl now goes through Denver


I now have to show ID and fill out a form to buy cold medicine

Has anyone else been treated differently after changing their avatar?

Anybody here play a telecaster? Modded it?

Cutty Sark-the official spiritous beverage of LBJ

Anyone famous graduate from your high school...

My Boxers sneeze AT me. On purpose.

Can you help me? I am struggling with life long beliefs.

Religion being TAUGHT in the PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Rant.

Zen Alwayss Makes Me Feel Better

State of Belief is a radio program for everyone

Respect for other people's religion is a fine notion...

mercury(toxic metals) responsible for majority of chronic health problems

Stardust capsule returns to Earth

Black Gays Search For Acceptance In Shadow Of Martin Luther King Day

So, can the Steelers win in Denver as well?

Kwan Is Turin Bound; Cohen Wins 1st Title (Figure Skating)

Take that all you NFL experts!

Berlin blushes as World Cup gala cancelled

timber84...are you watching you Steelers?!

Just turned on the game--I'm shocked, I tell you, shocked!

Ballers, can we talk about how good Lamar Odom is? The man is

Procession of the Astrological Ages

Any thoughts in this forum about the stardust capsule?

Oopsy, deleted, abandoned thread

REALLY fun activity for Kerry lovers...

Off the wall question: Do peole here go to State Dem Conventions

psssst - let's gossip

Copenhagen, 2005

Another Brush Creek shot

Last night, I found some RAW CDs that I had misplaced

Intersection Overkill, Austin, TX (big pics!)

glad I missed the flambee dishes

What lessons from MLK for today?

Fourth Estate Radio Show Replay at 1am ET

When the economy goes boom-boom...

Kwan Is Turin Bound; Cohen Wins 1st Title (Figure Skating)

Lawrence (KS) considers loosening marijuana ordinance

5,000 displaced Mississippi residents still waiting for FEMA trailers

How are the shopping malls in your areas?

He had to keep the people at a distance....

Manassas, Va: New city laws allows only immediate family in household

San Jose cop arrested on suspicion of felony child exploitation

Ya Know, I think it's time we STOPPED talking about BUSH...

It is time to start calling George W. by a new title...

I sent an email to my local news radio station. Re: anti-union report

Is it ok to feel like Yoda sometimes?

Rich Man's War

Poll needs help (big time)

Where I live, you can't get away with crimes, not even little ones.

NSA used WMD team on protest

Former Congressman making allegations against Murtha

Red State/Blue State comparisons

When I think of all those who've fought & died for America...(graphic)

DELAY-Only 1/2 of those who voted for him in '04 would do so again

No Freedom to the enemies of Freedom

Political Ponerology: A science on the nature of evil and politics

Does anyone else find it interesting that alito did not...

To my US Senators, Clinton and Schumer on MLK Day:

The Gap in Intelligence Oversight: By NANCY PELOSI (WaPo edit)

Is it time to burn your flag?

Article about chimp's heck-of-a-holicism

Iraq Veterans Against the War website was hacked . . .


So how come live memorial services

Ukraine should produce own nuclear fuel, leader says - IAEA has no comment

Scotsman: Iran knows it has nothing to fear

I am old and tired. I have enough experience

Freepers Don't Get that the "Reverend" Moon is the enemy...

"Country Singer Tim McGraw Eyes Politics"

Vote-- What percentage of Alito's values represent yours?

Where is an Apology for the deaths in Pakistan?

Uh-oh: "'Divine Mission' (also) Driving Iran's New Leader"

1 in 4 Repugs, 2/3 Indep & Dems- All Regions-N,S, E & W: WANT IMPEACHMENT!

Paper Ballots NOW! Hand Counts NOW!! IMPEACHMENT NOW!!! n/t

repugs say they have to cut down on spending meaning...

FRANK RICH: Is Abramoff the New Monica?

Polls bolster Bush on domestic spying

The only thing I admired about Nixon is the fact that he stepped down

Can you guess "who said it" from the following recent quotes?

Poll shows embattled DeLay TRAILING in Texas race (REUTERS)

Seems to me that the Unitary Exec/Imperial Presidency doctrine

We're policing the world.

Where's the money, Mr. Bremer?

Timmy Russert just said Alito is In, Nothing Dems can do about it.

Goodbye to the Canada I know and love :-(

Gary Hart, on CSpan

"The Siege" on the history channel...

I heard Boxer was shouted down at a speech yesterday.

Yes Al Gore you make me smile today

The "I" word hits Sunday Morning TV

Alito - the impeachment option

Wonkette on CNN coming up: "Why she's quitting her blog"

Bursting wingnut bubble: Shrub's actual, real,authentic choice was Harriet

The Republican wingnuts "culture war" goes global

They silenced Martin Luther King forever, but I still hear his voice

"N.D. to House Hydrogen Refueling Station"

Stupid is as stupid does .... President Forrest "W" Gump speaks.

See? I told ya so! Cheney had a gout attack

See? I told ya so! Cheney has gout

Ewwwwwwwww... Bremer (Wall) is on MTP

Did Kurtz address his article on Murtha on Reliable Sources this morning?

Watch this: "Beneath Iraq and a Hard Place"

Disturbing Video (Bush stammering while fawning over Alito)...

JFK, Aldous Huxley, & C.S. Lewis all died on the same day

Women in quake-hit Pakistan break old barriers

Heckuva quote Brownie

Happy 65th birthday, Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart)

Trent Lott: "How else are we going to get at these leaders of al-Qaeda?"

WOW! Specter just said that IMPEACHMENT is a remedy for BushCo spying!

Edward R. Murrow is rolling over in his grave

For any lurking Republicans a request

We're actually going to have to fight them for it

VIDEO-Bremer on MTP about the missing money

Russia lets cosmonauts drink - but they musn't go into orbit

An explanation of the filibuster process is in order.

I Wake Up Each Day With 100% Renewed Expectation and Confidence That

LTTE: Biometric mark of the beast?

US Neocons = toast

Question: regarding Zarquarwi dead again

QUID PRO QUO?Jack Abramoff's $10,000 Question (TIME)

The incredible inhumanity of being Dick Cheney

the next so called christian i hear say 'kill em' all' i swear...

New Prescription Plan for Seniors - My Pharmacist is going Nuts

buzzflash said smirk has only had one success

VIDEO-Bremer on the Insurgency`

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: The nuclear prophet

Dana Milbank Accuses Democrats of Making "Wild" Accusations

Samuel Elite-o

Fox CarTOON, and others

VIDEO- Mark Warner Waffles about Bush Breaking the Law-Spying

James Risen on CNN Late Edition, right now.

McCain "Iran will have Nuclear Capabilities in 6 Months"

HELEN THOMAS: "Dubya Makes His War Pitch" (SF Chronicle)

VIDEO-Media Brownout on Iraq

Okay -- Iran's leader is also a WACKO NUT, on a mission from God!

VIDEO- Quashing the erroneous notion that Saddam/AlQaida/Iraq connection

VIDEO-Specter Says Impeachment is a Remedy

You can imagine an opposition party that's based on popular interests and

Executive Order 13290 - We Own Iraq

Grover's Eunichs: Comment by Norquist about Dem Minority Status.

McCain - "Our Election Commission is corrupt"

Latest RW Spin >> Disposable Cell Phone Purchases a Result of NSA Leak...

Who will put their money where their mouth is?

Homeland Security Ate My Speech--by Ariel Dorfman

VIDEO- Bergen on being asked by Blitz if War on Terror has been damaged

Martin Luther King Jr will be revived on The Boondocks tonight

Pinochet victim poised to run Chile

Bush's Bumstead Special. Why Bush will continue his course

Freedom's Just Another Word For Nothing Left To Lose

Alito & ROTC ?s.

N.P.R. "Alito Dutifully Answered All of the Democrats Questions."

Steve Benson - one of the best cartoonists- check out today's

U.S. Kidnaps Iraqi Journalists For Seven Months Then Lets Them Go

When it comes to fillabuster I'm in wait and see mode

FBI has al qaeda DNA will use it in Pakistan

12 Miners, 2,217 Soldiers....all for the Energy Corporations

Dont let them fool you they stayed after CAFTA

"The airstrike killed civilians in a village in northwest Pakistan but ..

Hajj deaths dismay Arab Press

Specter: "I dont think anyone doubts Bush is making a good faith effort"

The USA elected Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

my small way of attacking Bush with sex and violence (graphic)

Dems who fear 2006 backlash for Alito filibuster, should CONSIDER THIS:

Blunt: "I'm pretty sure that figure is absolutely not accurate"

other than bremer's lies, any newsworthy Sunday talking head shows?

Poll: DU Socs versus DU Activist. Let's rumble!

'Here's to another year of resisting the gay lifestyle.' saith Cerabino

Pitt is doing the same thing that the Redskins did, backing off the QB

Even if we get rid of * and the rest of them, we have a long road ahead...

2217 Reasons Why the DSM is Important

Can anyone name one politician that openly participates here?

Good news & arguments FOR Endangered Species Act. Let the eagles soar.

Emails show Ney did political favor for Abramoff after receiving donation

The day I die is the day I give up

Near Rome, the existence of Christ to be 'proved' in court

Alito likely to be confirmed.

Bush:Americans learning Arabic will show the Middle East that "we care"

Just heard it on BBC. Bachelet wins in Chile!!

How The Republicans Misuse Dr. King's Words

Dean to deliver speech outside Gov. Taft's office Wednesday.

I'm offended by bums going through my garbage

I'm Sad To Say It. But, I Am Leaving DU.

Hundreds Mourn Contractor Believed Killed in Iraq

Who has signed on to co-sponsor Conyers' resolutions for censure

The Frightened Democrat

Cartoon: Bathroom Break

My Theme/Talking Points re: Alito

The asswipes that started this mess we're all in are gonna walk

Tragedy and Hope.

Kmart cuts full-time store jobs

State of Belief on AA! This guy is SMOKIN'!

Does Bush have an Achille's Heel?

Just made an amazing discovery: I know the Economic Hitman!

Republicans in the Blogosphere Speaking Out Against King Holiday

Why I'm glad Bush was re-elected:

Hey, DU Stephanie Miller fans! What is your favorite

John Murtha - 60 Minutes

You're being watched ...

anyone else hear about this new virus?

Arsonists out of control here in Okla. Many grass fires being started

My personal fiscal dilemma

Ahmadinejad: a lot like Bush?

Don't forget it looked like Miers was going forward till the Rightwingers

Mr. and Mrs. Snoot of America, U.S.A.

The Monitor - coming up - Marjorie Cohn, Ellie Smeal on Alito

One would think liberals would be a little kinder to

Are judicial "ETHICS" part of judicial "QUALIFICATIONS"?

Carter and Clinton were there for only 12 of the last 45 years.

george bush is a saint!

America's foreign policy in action.

KOS: Of "Grave Threats" And Iran

US leader who's a racist, homophobic, cannibal? naaaa

Why doesn't the Securities Exchange Commission look into this

Bush says Iran is a "grave threat" and Democrats rush to agree...

"Nuclear Option" = "Reps tell Dems when they can Filibuster" = bu**sh*t

Mike Papantonio told me all I need to know about Fienstein

Just read the NYT headlines and my head is about to freakin' EXPLODE

I'm afraid we face a truly different kind of enemy

Why is the Iranian president so anti-Jewish?

Things are not terrific...state of US economy is trouble!

I'm sad to say it, but I'm staying at DU

It's like this...

The Time Has Come,Now Is the Time!!

Hey Old Time DU'ers. Need Ya To Weigh In On This For Me.

Just sent this t the DNC and Diane Feinstein

peacefully surrounding the white house is not as crazy as it sounds

AirAmericaRadio today! 5-6PM EST Walter Cronkite guests on new show!!!

Feinstein rolls usual. Warns against filibuster.

Stuck Between Scalia and Thomas: Democrats Drop the Ball - Again

Bush: 'I'm Not Making This Up'

And Another Special Ed Teacher Accused of Sex With Students

WTF? Gold went up 7.8 DOLLARS on Friday?

Concerning the thread: " I'm offended by bums going through my garbage"

China Cuts Military by 200,000 Troops

We Must Not Quit!! PFAW: Alito Failed the Test, Senators Say

Why do they equate religion with being a conservative?

Arlen Specter: Decent man or con man?

Check Out the Most Popular Media at GFP

Feinstein, you are dead to me

Um...guys? The biggest threat in the world is the BUSH ADMIN!!!

So all the military backs the President and the War in Iraq, right?

Bush's Carlyle Leeches Onto Britian's Defence Piggybank

Two teens attack 3 homeless men (separate events) and kill one...

MUNICH, Black September, & CIA money

I am hoping that Gore's speech Monday will light the fire under

What are some people completely lacking in altruism?

Washington Post ombudsman REPEATS LIE

Whoever hasn't checked out the gallery in the

Specter: If Bush broke law, impeachment is a remedy

Christians trying to use science or logic is like

Hallmark Stores are playing Amy Grant & Christian Music. (sorry everyone. The other one

Democracy Now: Alito versus public broadcasting / free speech

How To Shut Them Up In One Sentence

Which aspens turned?

The economy sucks

New Version of Patriot Act goes futher to criminalize dissent

We are stardust, We are golden

perhaps it would be better if Iran had nukes?

Go find another Party

You can only cry wolf once (Iran)

$18 Billion "Marshall Plan" sputters to close with Iraq "still a shambles"

We can stop them!

Mark Warner Is Pissing Me Off On George Stephanapalos.

Has anyone checked their bookmarks lately?

Contact the media regarding Gore's speech tomorrow

This war as an unjust, evil and futile war: MLK on Vietnam/Iraq

A Tale of Two Graphics (Moral Matrix Analysis)

Ayn Rand's "real man" William Edward Hickman.

Jon Alter/Newsweek:We are in danger of scrapping our checks and balances

Ummm, hello? Is it just me, or has anybody else noticed that

Babylon Rising

"At Canaan's Edge:

Conyers' Blog, Sunday, January 15:

"I may not get there with you." Martin Luther King

Brainstorming Thread: Open Invite to all DU - re: Restoring Dem Power

Today's senior citizens are bagging groceries-

US troops with brain injuries passed off as psychological cases

Until we make fraudulent elections THE issue, FORGET ABOUT IT

Scotts Miracle Gro to Fire Smokers, but sells Leukemia causing Chemicals

If you "keep a dirty house" it's ok to be beaten by your husband?

Write to Feinstein

MLK Jr.: "Beyond Vietnam" (& beyond the diluting of his message)

NEWSWEEK: NEY & IRAN-Lobbying-The Web Widens

Hackett compares religious right to bin Laden

Ralph Yarborough voted against confirmation, and lost because of it.

Middle Class poverty

New spin:.. Soldiers don't WANT to wear their armor

ATTENTION All Princeton Grads - WE NEED YOU!

Speaking of the flu...

Antiwar Protesters Jeer Pelosi at Town Hall Event

More on the fiasco of the Medicare Drug program

"A time comes when silence is betrayal." MLK 1967


Nations with nukes have no right to tell others they can't have them

Don't Buy the Media Narrative - Dems Have Their Shit Together

On the 26th anniversary of the death of Oscar Romero, I remeber Jorge*

consider the possibility that the Bush presidency is wildly SUCCESSFUL...

Yahoo Tracking Group Members - how to opt out

Remember how Kerry was not in the lead for much of the

Um, guys? Iran *IS* a threat!! The Iraq Lie has made you biased.

Sam Brownback booed at the KU basketball game yesterday.

Quit Torturing the Language on Abortion

Anyone watching McLaughlin Grp? He called Dems pusillanimous--

I feel better about Bush now.

Hitler had SS, Saddam had Republican Guard, Bush needs Republican Guard

tomorrow is such a long time (2006 elections)

Who's not done yet?

The Bush family, the Cuban mafia and the Kennedy assassination

Alito -- NOT a "Done Deal"

NEW TOON 1/15/06 - Things look better from inside a bubble

The men who killed JFK, RFK, & MLK, now rule the land

Any Journalists or professional writers out there who want to help me

Northwest, ground workers agree on concessions

Any IBEW members?

I sent an email to my local news radio station. Re: anti-union report

Nick Lampson (D) running against DeLay in TX-22:diary up now on dKos

What would Martin say? (Bangor Daily News)

Dem Senators that should be contacted to vote against Alito

How would your perfect President and your perfect candidate differ?

Ashcroft cashing in on Homeland Security

secret socieities .Bildrg, Trilateral commission on history channel

Homeless beaten in Fort Lauderdale

Resistance is futile.....Give up....

Republicans are trying to portray themselves as Dems or Moderates...

Band of Brothers 2006 on C-SPAN Wash J --NOW!

It is not in the RW's best interest to provide a excellent education.

Photo: Hey, it's "The Hammer," and they're giving him...a hammer. Wow.

The CIA believes it's more important than Americans' civil liberties.

If Trent Lott retires, Does Rep. Gene Taylor (D-MS) have a shot...

"Bush's Tide Not Ebbing Soon"


Failure to filibuster even if just symbolic will come back to haunt Dems..

Bush to criminalize protesters as "disruptors"..

"As a boy, Clinton saw the story of Rosa Parks, and moved to the back seat

What if it happened here?

Shooting down Cunningham's legend

Time to email the WaPo ombudsman

How did Dukakis win the primaries in 1988?

While Specter is voicing concern about spying, Mrs. Bush defends hubby

Independent World Television. 2007?

Democrats have lists of House and Senate races, DNC has state page as well

Declaration of Co-dependence

Had Another Thought About NSA Spying On Supposedly Foreign...

AAR at 5PM :State of Belief, Going Head to Head against the Religous Right

Gold is going through the roof

ATTENTION All Princeton Grads - WE NEED YOU!

Chavez tells Peru leader: 'You're so like Bush'

Are all vets who are running for 2006 Dems...

Alito and Democracy Now! Please try to hear this.

NEW Grand Theft Election Ohio: Swift Boat Vets v. Murtha, Flash Vid.

Specter: No talk of impeachment b/c Bush is "making a good-faith effort."

Wake up America--says MLK!!!!

A Beautiful "Must Read" We Could Each Be Dr. King:

Salon's Joe Conason: "Alito's Ugly Association"

We Need a Two Party System Again

How I'd change the school system

I'd back Condi for the White House, says Laura Bush

Why don't they kidnap Howard Kurtz?

What with Finestain supporting Scalito, is there any real reason to

I have 1 question for all associated with the WH & Congress NeoRepubs:

White House Letter: How Bush tries shaping new laws to his liking

NEOCONstitutionalist takeover is gravest threat to democracy

DU THIS POLL: Should Canada WITHDRAW from KYOTO climate change accord??

Party of the Military? Not

Pressure McCain! Why? The torture issue!

Don't miss Murtha on 60 MINUTES tonight. n/t

Maury & Connie dis the Constitution now.. MSNBC

Kickback Mountain..Nation article...shows why(I think) Feingold is best

My LTTE was published today! Thank you, DUers who helped

Black Monday?

I found this on a GOP site. Do the Dems keep this info on our sites too?

Rep. Ney to Temporarily Cede Panel Chair

Ana Marie Cox reviews Kate O'Beirne!

Dems need to know this - the latest attack on Kennedy

Roy Blunt took favors from sleazy defense contractor

Dismal days ahead in Iraq

Advice to Dems: Start saying "The American people want..."

Is there a secret deal going regarding Alito?

This One Man may be why Dems can't fillibuster Alito.............

Dear Laura

Cheney: Katrina was "a bit of a distraction"

Specter: If Warrantless Spy Program Illegal, Impeachment a "Remedy"

Shouldn't candidates have to wear suits that look like NASCAR

Next Rovian move: Cheney steps down in 2007 for health reasons

The Math Of Anti-Democratic Government : US SENATE

Send this photo to all of your senators

Why are GOP groups tax exempt non-profit?!?!?!?

Facts on # of US wounded casualties from foreign press

Does Anybody Think The Dems Are Saying No Filibuster But....

Bush should be suspended or put on probation


In the last five years or so do the Democrats have anything they can be

What Keeps You (Politically) Sane?

Hey Democrats, here’s what we get to do when we WIN: Kaine Inaug

What's the political temperature in **your** town?

Consider this -

Which event signalled point of no return for the RW take-over of the US