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Archives: January 27, 2006

Islamists' Win Raises More Questions Than Answers--Jordan Times

The crisis in Haiti

Democracy in the Middle East

Struggling to get Attention on the Fake Osama Audio...

Aljazeera: Bin Laden Tapes: Fact or Fiction? They Say Perhaps Fiction!

Scenario for a Sustainable Future

The New Story, The Great Work (Thomas Berry)

Deforestation Rates Soar In Burundi, Uganda - Fall In Rwanda - FAO Study

Sir Crispin Ticknell - Humanity Faces Stark Choices, Sweeping Changes

No Irish model for Palestinians

Introducing Hamas - the new Likud

Who shorted on Airline stocks before 911?

Special - New Facts Emerge On 911 Financing (Madsen)

"Yes, we orchestrated 9/11, but we did it to protect America from terror'

This Bonifaz post in the Mass forum needs your support

Barack Obama Joins the NeoCons (AEI) to Reform Elections

Progress Report on CA Unity Campaign

Rush Holt needs your signature and 10 friends. SUPER IMPORTANT!

Palm Springs area- anyone live there, visiting next wkend

Panel: Scott Ritter, Ann Wright, Maxine Waters, et. al. 1 /28

Who can tell me how to find


Any MN DUers interested in a media or political focus group?

A sad "icon" passes away

Harper to move quickly on same-sex legislation

3 former premiers may seek Liberal leadership

Donsanjh may sue

Here's an excellent CBC short documentary about Stephen Harper

Hudson's Bay agrees to be acquired by U.S. investor Zucker

Democrats ride momentum into mid-term election -- Yahoo

How's this email to Sen. Byrd? Any suggestions?

WP: CNN Picks Up Bennett After Novak Departs

CNN/Reuters: CBO widens budget deficit view ($337 billion)

Reid is not supporting the filibuster according to MSNBC!!

Laura Bush sees progress in New Orleans, but slowly

U.S. posts wrong photo of ‘al-Qaida operative’

Zell Miller apologizes for past views on abortion

LAT/AP: General Says Troops in Iraq 'Stretched'

Islamists' Win Raises More Questions Than Answers--Jordan Times

LAT: Study Finds Ethanol Offers Little Improvement

CNN/AP: Mexico scraps plan to give maps to migrants

Collins Announces Decision To Support Alito Confirmation

Texas Joins in Recovery-Funding Complaint

DeLay told he's not a target of (Abramoff) probe

The Colbert Cruise!

Did everyone see Katie Couric lie to Howard Dean today?

Salazar Opposes Filibuster to Block Alito Confirmation

Czech Parliament approves gay partnership rights

WP: New Rules Govern Use of Data From Testing Pesticides on People

WP: Democrats Split Over Filibuster On Alito

(CNN) Poll: Most think Bush is failing second term (58%)

NYT: G.M. Reports Big Losses as Its Woes Grow ($8.6 billion in 2005)

NYT: Savings Accounts for Health Costs Attract Wall St.

McCains having trouble selling mansion

NYT: New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps

Reuters: Libby wants what reporters knew in CIA leak case

Romney Says Clinton Likely 2008 Nominee

Gore accuses big oil of bankrolling Tories

Halliburton swings to $1.1 billion profit, cites 2005 as company's best

CNNMoney: Mind the gap: Income inequality, state by state: New report

Why I support Alito for the SCOTUS.

Estonians plan dog parades for Chinese New Year

Any strong pros or cons on Birkenstocks?

We the jury, in the above titled action find george walker bush...

Rick Wakeman rules!

Bush is just Cheney's deuteragonist.

Hey, baby, can I hold your drink for you?


Post your words of wisdom here

5 questions

Can you believe this guy is still alive!

The End Of The World

Signature lines are currently turned off due to high traffic.

can it get any better than this?

I spent the day on line at the American embassy waiting for the Pope.

OK, knee-jerk reaction to this headline...

Am getting a dog. Need help/ideas for transport from another state

OMG, and I don't know how I ended up googling these...

I don't watch the news: if they filibuster, when do they have to do it?

I'm think I'm getting high off the feather plumes from my new shoes.

Howdy-doo Loungers

Hey. What's going on?

I think I'm getting high off the pleather fumes from my new shoes

I need some statistics (re: labor unions)

What are your preferred programs for capturing an audio or video stream?

Self Delete.

Half-Baked + Fully baked

My Mac is here!


I think Alito is one sexy sonufabitch.

Old, worn blue jeans.

Do you thing DS1 likes being typecast as a Care Bear?

What's your favorite color of M&Ms?




Sarsgaard's T-shirt at the end of SNL last Saturday MEE T ME IN OSA ???

The most arrogant bull shit I've ever seen

How fast was it going?

If I watch Brokeback Mountain and have a sex change...


Self Delete

Have you ever eaten really bad road kill?

Do you thing Tommy Chong likes being typecast as a burner?

Should I...YOUR pal, MORE about this Oprah-James Frey CRAP?



I got friends in low places


didn't Denny's used to sell pies?

Brand New Hottest Sounds Tonite @ 11PM ET/8PM PT - Check Me Out!

it's dark outside


Toyota's coming to NASCAR

I'm hosting a pissing booth!

anybody feel like some autofill non sequitur?

if I watch Brokeback and then watch the playboy channel

Have you traveled abroad with children? Any advice?

I am seriously considering Law School-Advice from anyone appreciated....

A co-worker just compared Hillary's comments about wiretapping

Can anyone recommend a good scanner that does pix & negatives?

So I'm walking down 23rd st today and I saw some funny shit

Can one be a geek/nerd without math/science/tech skills?

John Kerry's perfect. He seems like a shoe-in for 2008.

This is hilarious, I can not stop laughing.

Jeff Steingarten is a self-absorbed fatass clueless arrogant shitbag

Do you wear a bra in bed? I do. I have to or it's painful.

Bill Brasky is a son of a bitch!

Depressed, need advice on this problem.

That fucking typo is still up on the fucking front page!

Easter in Manchester


He passed WHAT!!!


What things do you do to piss your coworkers off?

You guys are sexy.

Hey! I spent the day in GD:Alito today...!

So did anyone else watch Oprah beat the living hell out of James Frey?

You are an imperialistic running dog and against the people's struggle.

White folks, how do you refer to your ethnicity?

Official DU Favorite Vacation Destination Thread Poll :)

What is the last CD you bought?

Okay! I have received my summons to be a juror!

C.G.'s cigar corner. Mellow. Relax.

I'm hosting a KISSING Booth

Ring ring ring ring ring ring ring bananaphone....

Are there any procrastinators in the house?

Name some foods that you like but can no longer find in the store

Harper to move quickly on same-sex legislation

Life after Gwen (by mother of slain transgender teenager)

Design Chosen For Holocaust Gay Memorial

Wally Szczerbiak traded to Boston for Ricky Davis

Statement from JK on Filibuster!

Dupe deleted

I thought Reid supported this move- MSNBC says otherwise.

Dailykos thread by John Kerry

Oh Wow! Just Wow! I am so proud to be from Massachusetts.

Fun exercise: compare and contrast statements.

Hye I got a response from Cystal on DKos


So I see John Kerry is Mr. Popularity here on DU today. A comment...

What Digby wrote

Sign the filibuster petition (

Urgent - read!!! Our first battle, but Kerry home tomorrow (fri)

KOEB 1/26/06 A Phily Buster Countdown?

John Kerry Posts on The Democratic Daily - too!


I PROPOSE THIS...if you can't get through to our Key Senators...

Senators: Bush might get IMPEACHED. So FILIBUSTER -- you owe no deference

McCaskill opposes Alito nomination

Senator to Lead Filibuster!--can email Senators from this site

WOW! Check out THIS rumor!

DRUDGE: Kerry Calls For Le Filibuster' From Swiss

Ladies and Gentlemen, lets go!

when will the debate end (for tonight)?

Kennedy says "Support is building for a filibuster"

Sen. Wyden says he will support Alito filibuster

"Was John Kerry foolhardy?"

Have the Republicans been overwhelmingly on the attack today?

byrd's gop challenger is suddenly dragging his feet on announcing

John Kerry Supports Filibuster on Nomination of Judge Alito


Kerry Blogs on Daily Kos: Filibuster Alito

What did Byrd himself say about his yes vote?

58% of Americans feel Bush's second term is a FAILURE

It's one thing for Red State Democrats to vote yes for Alito

Kos offers a "Reality Check" Good read

Dear Gov. Dean -- Hayden mimics Helms: How quaintly Nixonian …

"Unitary Executive" is a nice Euphamism for DICTATOR

What should one convert dollars to at this time?

FRC Initiates Ad Buys in South Dakota, Arkansas and Louisiana

I have no idea why anyone is surprised about Byrd's vote on Alito

What Are The Lib/Prog 527s Doing For The Filibuster?

Poll on MSNBC

It' s also a marketing game. The ultimate one? nt

Robert Byrd's statement on why he's voting for Scalito


Whats the latest on phone and email 'jamming'?

AFP has it (Vote it up!)

Just signed Kerry Filibuster Petition

Dem aide re: Filibuster:"do not support this action by Kerry and Kennedy."

Time for Americans to dictate our Justices. Bill Clinton for Supreme Court

Phone and e-mail for all Dem and some Repub senators

Susan Collins a no show

State initiative for 65% funding for classrooms?

My submission to Sen. Byrd (via his website's form)

Dem aide or John Kerry?

Was at work today: What's happening with Alito? NO SMART A** REMARKS PLS

Seems to me we desperately need something new about Alito

How To E-Mail A Senator That Ain't Yours !!!

Are all the Senators DC VM boxes full?

Can we get a list of Senators on record supporting a filibuster?

Senate GOP seeks to force vote on Alito

Another Reason To Filibuster

MP3 of Kerry's vote against Alito

NYT: Kerry Urges Alito Filibuster, but His Reception Is Cool

DU this poll on Alito

TPM Cafe: Filibuster effort is under way....

Byrd spent how much of his early life fighting fascism, and


Why I am getting out of the Marines ... post from craiglist

From Mass PDA: "No" is meaningless without filibuster

Was just over at Kos, checking out their fillibuster news

Dear Gov. Dean -- Mobilize the DNC to Support Senator Kerry

USAToday says

From the woods of Vermont to the heart of DU.......THANKS!

operation mockingbird in full swing

If Alito gets in and starts rubber stamping all Bushie's unconstitutional

Pic: Grassley, Bond, Cornyn. 3 corrupt old fucks declare love for Scalito.

National Urban League: Filibuster Alito!



George Allen rolls out the big guns against Kerry

Hey Folks Notice the Disinformation Campaign going on here?

That report about Reid not supporting a filibuster is more MSM spin!

Du this msnbc Poll

so i un-volunteered for byrd's reelection campaign

If Kerry succeeds, does he win a second look from you for 2008?

DU ->> CNN poll on filibuster

Fax Key Senators Now to FILIBUSTER ALITO through!

Jeff Sessions (r-al) is a moronic s.o.b.

*** Thursday TOONs: I'm nervous about Alito Edition ***

WHY would we want a SC Justice (Alito) who can't even read the freaking...

Fourth and long

Please DU this Alito poll!

It is time to admit that pro life Democrats

Has Lincoln Chafee committed his vote yet?

Filibuster -- Yes or No?

Please Go DU this Horrible CNN Kerry Filibuster Poll

DNC Democracy Bonds, Dean, Alito

BuzzFlash Has Heard a Rumor that Senator Barack Obama Has Been Opposing

Reid is not supporting the filibuster according to MSNBC!!

Dems have nothing to lose with a filibuster. So why not Go For It?

it's a new dawn in Demville

JOHN KERRY LIVE AT KOS!!! Filibuster Alito !!!!

SIGN John Kerry's Filibuster Petition

Byrd's Floor Statement

Oh F*cking Great... BuzzFlash Has Rumors That Obama Rejects FB !!!

Washington Bureau - NAACP

"Big Three" Civil Rights Leaders tell Senate: "Filibuster Alito!"

How's this email to Sen. Byrd? Any suggestions?


A simple question: Alito is obviously going to be confirmed.

Can we get a thread pinned to the top

One click to enlist Kerry's Senate colleagues in filibuster

-Guns save lives-

Abramoff Pictures deleted?

NYC - Boston mayors seek bipartisan solution to gun related violence.

A meaning of the word, 'Service'

Ex-lawmaker gets probation for airline passenger grope

Anyone care to try to translate this letter to Chimp?

Question about Bush's speech around 1/24


Will we ever learn who and what groups Bush spied on with wiretaps?

We have a LE-GIS-LA-TIVE branch that MAKES LAW, CNN!

Houston Outlaws Renting Rooms For Prostitution

remember the Lone Star Iconoclast?

He asked if it could be conducted under the OLD LAW

Transfer of Military Pensions to Treasury Dept could prompt veto of bill

Froomkin: Bush spins victory by a party with "an armed wing"!

China and Iran warm to Russian nuclear proposal

Israel provided significant and steady supply of weapons to Iran

I Will Be Up Until 6 AM In The Morning E-mailing...Calling

CAPTION Abu Gonzales

Fox: US supports possible military action against Iran

Chris Matthews talks out of both sides of his mouth

Don't know if this was posted even if it was, deserves another go

Could Hillary be an asset to the ticket if picked to be the VP candidate?

A little inspirational time out - An ex-cons POV.

Only budget in town that will continue to grow: Homeland Security

China and Iran warm to Russian nuclear proposal

Markin Crispin Miller on Majority Report

What's happened to George W. Bush after 10 years (2004)

So why is Olbermann opening with an Oprah story? WTF??? nt

The big Maureen Dowd in on Keith. now


What is it gonna take?

Teacher Suspended After Class Watches '40-Year-Old Virgin'

John McCain having trouble selling his mansion

Rumsfeld admits using psychological operations on Americans

I was 'hit' by this website earlier today additions for the demopedia?? What do you think?

Russian tycoon (Berezovsky) calls for coup in Russia (sounds like US)

"Yes, we orchestrated 9/11, but we did it to protect America from terror'

GM, Ford woes overstated.

Political Animal comments on Abramoff

DeLay's cousin running for gov in AR; wants to jerrymander the state

VIDEO- Bush on Oddball-The Swinging Mike

"There's no doubt in my mind it is legal," said bush of his illegal spying

Caption the Chimperor (photo)

There is a book - I DID NOT WRITE IT.

Lincoln smackdown should result in a Bush power grab smackdown!

I can't get my email: Either Yahoo or Earthlink. WTF????

Listen to Jesse of - Right Now!

Bush's "Unitary Executive" swelled head and prior Supreme Court rulings...

Not posting , thanks anyhow DU....this is crazy...check back later...

Why are bush's ADVISORS -- SECRET??!!

some thursday humor . . .

Teachers praying for childrens welfare (scholastic awards at all time high

For your reading pleasure: Ex Parte Merriman

VIDEO- Oprah Apology vs Bush-Now This is How An Apology Is Done

Air Resources Board Labels Second-hand Smoke as a Toxin

pic of roy blunt caught in sin

LAT: Study Finds Ethanol Offers Little Improvement

USA stands with IRAN in denying gay rights at United Nations

Good article in the Iconoclast NP from Tx. Idi you know about this?

Kids steal their parents' identities and $1 million in hometown scam

We Have to Stop Being Nice

GOP attempting to Kerry-ize Murtha!!!

MAJOR MSM question of the day: Did Oprah know?

India has hard choices on US nuclear deal - Rice talking shit

Andrew Grove: 'Keep America, America'

Howard again. Satellite radio may end up setting decency limits after all

VIDEO- Worst Person in the World-O'Reilly again

200 mph gusts

Unitary Executive: euphemism for a kinder gentler dictator.

Where is Courage when we need it on Alito? Today's cartoon.

Choking game kills an 11-year-old (WTF???)

U.S. is ready to resume North Korea talks - Rice talking more shit

Hamas Election might be hope to wake "Lil' Emperor" UP. He was USED!

The New Security: Cameras That Never Forget Your Face

just listening To Mark Crispen on Majority Report

Congratulations New York!

I'm not MIHOP, but...

New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps

Hey, if the gov't wants to spy on what people are searching for..

Jon Stewart is Skewering**

Vogue magazine calls Russ Feingold "vulpine"

"Bring the Noise" on Jan. 31st........

Rapist questions victim in court -alludes that she did not try to get away

My E-Mail To Senator Byrd......

Bush: "those (Abramoff) pictures will be used for pure political purposes"

Tough Talk re Iran

Who shorted on Airline stocks before 911?

Most Popular News on yahoo. (and most emailed0

Hey Condi, great job in Palestine, woohoo, big applause for our future ...

Although it has been said 1000000 times...(re: Mike Malloy)

So how do I become a Repub inside trader?

Another interesting side of the Delay/Abramoff Investigations

Dear Germany

Did anyone catch the "My Pet Goat" trailer for Scary Movie 4?

Paul Begala on Comedy Central now!

For your reading pleasure: ANOTHER Supreme Court smackdown of...

Analysis: Hamas Victory a Message for Bush

A Million Little Lies - Hear CNN repeat adnauseum..."the truth Matters!"

I wrote "On a Wing and a Prayer"

Are any Repub voters you know actually getting SCARED by the * power grab?

Bush power grab is BS - and the Supreme Court says so again in...

HEY! Listen to my radio show @11MP ET!

Bush is the BIGGEST waffler I'VE EVER SEEN!

What kind of whore is Katie Couric? (re: Abramoff)


Today's visual evidence in the "Is This Man Still Drinking" Debate

Did everyone see Katie Couric lie to Howard Dean today?

body language, bush and Abramoff questions.

MANDATORY MALLOY....Truthseekers Roundup Thursday Hoedown

Leave Senator Kerry a THANK YOU Note:

On the bright side Pissypants approval 9/11 was 90% now it's 58% FAILURE

Bumper sticker this guy votes Repub.

Call them the NEOCHRISTIAN right, not "Christians"

One of THE MOST RELEVANT SONGS you'll hear tonight about America

Here's the software Rummy bought to spy on us

TX Observer - Impeach or Indict Bush and Cheney

Cindy Sheehan: A New World IS Possible


PleasDU this red state poll

Thank You Sen. Kerry

The Colbert Cruise!

FYI: Molly Ivins on CSPAN's Washington Journal in the a.m. nt

What news broadcast company do you watch?

Bush and Hamas WTF???

Studio that scrubbed Abramoff/Bush photo

Gore Vidal: "Bush, Step Down" (nationwide protest 9pm Jan 31)

First Hand Account of Georgetown Law Students Protest of Gonzales

Something I noticed about IE vs Firefox.... when I saved the

* wants to know how many flashes of the camera he'll face for every event

Hannity is obsessed with DU, talks about us every day!!

For Amer. DUers who wonder about Canada's new Prime Minister

What God can I believe in that does NOT have a Personification?

There IS HOPE! Things I Heard At The Fitness Center Today

AW FUCK!!! Bennett (CNN expert) says Pres has law-making authority!!!

With all the internet searches and logs/records turned over

Why would anti-war protesters be at Dean events in Indiana tonight?

I just got back from a town hall meeting with a congress critter

We just saw Sen. John Edwards give the most inspiring speech!

Freeps saying Sadam's #2 said WMDs shipped to Syria

Gay friend not allowed to give blood


How the Freepers find their wives

How About a Gore/Kerry Ticket in 2008

"IMPEACH BUSH" billboard truck to circle D.C. - pix >>> donations needed

The Executive Orders of George W. Bush

If you replaced "Jew" with "Liberal", would this be the 3rd Reich?

Bush quote on Hamas regarding platform to destroy a nation.

Is it just me or do these two fundie wingnut assclowns look related?

Zell Miller apologizes for past views on abortion

Dems want to have some Bible classes in schools...GOP cries foul.

God's Senator: Meet Sam Brownback

Sin and absolution in Washington

Thomas Friedman, are you listening? FML - Huffington Post

Fever Dream, by Chris Floyd

WHERE TEEN DRINKING LED: Criminals? Or just having some fun?

U.S. Revises Terrorist, WMDs Watch Lists--222-p. list of blocked persons

Peak America – Is Our Time Up?

Want To Remain A Constitutional Democracy?

Editorial: The situation in Iraq is truly quite bleak

DU this poll...only 1228 votes. We can shift this easy...

How do you like your democracy now, Mr. Bush? ..... Juan Cole

An AIM Activist's View of Jack Abramoff (ROBERT ROBIDEAU)

Bush's Iran Plan Echoes Kerry, Baffles Friends

Senator Ted Stevens' Empire of Corruption - (Revealing)

Media ignored Delay's $25 million RICO suit brought by Dems in 2000

Prosecutor Will Step Down From Lobbyist Case

Killing in the Name of Democracy

A poem of regret!

Bush overreaches presidential prerogative :HELEN THOMAS

A More Muscular USAID Attached to State Dept. & Pentagon (growwl)

Health Care Confidential - Paul Krugman - NYTimes 1/27/06

The Unseen War in Iraq

A Letter From Prison - Diane Wilson Reports from Texas County Jail

Update 2: Pastor Urges Microsoft Stock Buy-And-Dump -

Pentagon Seeks Power Over Elections in Arizona


America under Bush is looks like the post-fall-of-Rome Dark Ages:

Using Our Fear (WP Op-Ed)

DU this poll. Only 1541 votes we can shift it.

Impeach or Indict Bush and Cheney

NSA Director Hayden Lied To Congress And Broke The Law

President Jonah by Gore Vidal

Abramoff latest in long list of theives of Native American resources

Mini-Bubble in Market Debt (Crosscurrents)

CBO widens budget deficit view (incl war,etc 2006 @ 437 vs 2005 @ 318)

Propping up the stock market?

U.S. Economy Grew at 1.1% Annual Rate in 4th Quarter (Bloomberg)

Sir Crispin Ticknell - Humanity Faces Stark Choices, Sweeping Changes

If someone offered you investment dollars to use in solar R&D,

Article by Harvard Law grad says Alito may dismantle env. protections.

Indonesia's Borneo Plantations Will Supposedly Produce Biofuel

Northernmost US Tropical Reef Bleached By Temps, Pounded By Storm

As Rebuilding Sputters, LA Residents Suddenly See Honest Politics Matters

Zero Progress On Snowmobile Emissions Since 2001 In Yellowstone

Larry Craig Cuts Salmon SurveyTeam From Dams - Sportsmen Outraged

Repsol - Spanish Oil Company - Cuts Reserves 25% - Trading Suspended

RFK Jr. RIPS Bush Administration, Corpo-Media Whores In Presentation

At Least 60 More Dead Overnight In Eastern European Icebox - AFP

If someone offered you investment dollars to use for Solar R&D,

Calif. Assembly Passes Hemp-Farming Bill

1 In 10 Canadian Kids Now Has Asthma - Incidence Up 400% In 20 Years

GM has more than 1.5 million FlexFuel Vehicles on the road today in all 50

Ethanol naysayers losing ground

Does Hamas still want you dead?

The Flame Wars – What Kinda Nation is This?

Quartet: Hamas must accept Israel's right to exist, disarm

Euphoria turns to shock as Palestinians ask 'What Now'

Question re- the Palestinian elections & exit polls --

Quesiton on Kerry/Ohio

Cuyahoga County,Ohio-Leaders split over electronic voting

More on PA and Paper Ballots

International Surveillance + 24% Disenfranchisement of Military Vote

Election Reform & Related news for Friday, 1-27-06

The government spied on me because I was protesting the stolen election

So, is anyone DOING anything to prevent/reduce future exit poll rigging?

Concern re- exit polls in the U.S. --

Dianne supports Alito. Won't filibuster.

1/27 - Dianne WILL Fillibuster

TJ Cox 19th CD activities (get rid of Radanovich)

Phone Harkin

My letter to MS-NBC today

What Happened To Wendy Wilde

dumb computer question . . .

OK folks, I've decided to have a Super Bowl party again.

Barton's ugly mug

The campaign manager for David Van Os for TX Attorney General

Will Juan Garcia run against Cornyn in 2008

Texans: Improve air quality by reporting smoking cars!

Some fun Texas facts.

Congratulations! Karen Felthauser named to DFA-List!

Nick Lampson to be interviewed by Chris Matthews on Hardball

Dallas--blog the Dallas Morning News!

Molly Ivins was on Washington Journal This Morning

Molly Ivins facing third round of cancer

Protest Paul Bremer @ TCU @ 5:30 pm Today

Texas' Washington lobby firm held DeLay fundraiser - BUSTED

On the Sifting of Things

Harper's approach different in every way

Ill. Truck Crash Kills Six People (Trucks kill 13 in two days)

Nikkei ends at new five-year high, Sony surges

PM quits, says Hamas must form governmemt

Traci Bingham

German hostages in 'video plea'

Mexican official responds to inquiry demand

Scrutiny on surveillance issue backed (Hagel Ne-R joins Dems)

In Africa, Islam and Christianity are Growing- and blending

Dems Want Independent Corruption Probe

Democrats Split Over Filibuster On Alito (WP)

Former German President Johannes Rau Dies

(Texas)State funds for lobbyist face an audit

Taiwan's 60,000 Betel-Nut Beauties Thwart Effort to Curb Cancer

Two charges dropped in sex assault case against local Republican official

Poll: Public Worried About Federal Deficit (Bush 37% favorable)

Massachusetts Universal Health Care Plan Attacked by Companies

Study Finds Rich-Poor Income Gap Growing

WHERE TEEN DRINKING LED: Criminals? Or just having some fun?

Governor set to introduce large tax cuts (Jebbie and guess who gets most $

Austria May Pay Record for Klimt Work Seized by Nazis

Basra Leader Calls for Detainees' Release

EU inquiry may call Cheney

US, Iraq leaders reach out to Sunnis to counter Iran ..... (Juan Cole too)

Bush: No state plan, no more cash (La. Recovery)

NYT: Bush and China Endorse Russia's Nuclear Plan for Iran

NYT: Prosecutor Will Step Down From Lobbyist Case

Republican ad accuses Sen. Reid of holding up Patriot Act

CBO widens budget deficit view (incl war,etc 2006 @ 437 vs 2005 @ 318)

LAT: Medicare Drug Plan Leaves Out Supplies (to administer medications)

Breaking: Frist to push federal gay marriage ban in '06

NATO treads cautiously into Afghan quagmire

LAT: New Bird Flu Vaccine Is 100 Percent Effective in Animal Tests

Democrats in 2 Southern States Push Bills on Bible Study(shed secular imag

Reporters' Info Sought - Plame case (WaPo)

(Tom) DeLay appearance cost Fox $14,000


Murtha says Iraq is now a 'civil war'

Philip Morris to Stop Supplying Dealers

Scandal derails junket to Houston

Halliburton to spin off KBR

DJ Mocks Muslim Stampede

Iraqi electoral lists unite to create new, more powerful platform

ˇˇToday Show Protest!!

Republicans Clear the Way for Alito Vote

Afghan leader: foreign troops may be needed 10 years

US plans to 'fight the net' revealed

Coulter Jokes About Poisoning Justice (Stevens)

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake reported in eastern Indonesia


Growth pace weakest in three years

Democrats in 2 Southern States Push Bills on Bible Study


Prosecutor Will Step Down from (Abramoff) Lobbyist Case

ABC: GDP Nosedive Could Handcuff Bush (no "good economy" to spin at SOTU)

Washington State House, Senate Pass Gay Rights Bill

Bush to discuss nuclear energy in State of Union

China bank in $3.8B deal with U.S. firms (Carlyle Group)

Report: Budget deficit will turn to surplus if Bush's tax cuts expire

Saudis recall ambassador over newspaper cartoons

UPDATE: Venezuela insists US Embassy behind spy plot (Reuters)

BREAKING: Pryor will vote 'no' on Alito

Sen. Clinton to support Alito filibuster, press secretary says

WP: Episcopalians Weigh Sainthood for Thurgood Marshall

Senator Feinstein to Vote No on Cloture for the Nomination of Judge Samuel

Alito filibuster? ‘Not likely,’ Democrat says (Biden)

AFP:US propaganda aimed at foreigners reaches US public: Pentagon document

UN nuclear chief calls on U.S. to provide Iran with reactors

Bayh: $9M+ In His Campaign Account

Thousands apply for jobs at new Wal-Mart (25K apply for 325 jobs)

Fox poll: Bush approval "holding steady" at 41%.

Exclusive: Senator says Frist will try to bring federal gay marriage ban..

White House blocks "green" farm payments-Senators (Reuters)

LAT (poll): Bush's Ratings Sink, but Trust Remains (worst #s ever)

US Senate unanimously passes resolution condemning Iran

U.S. Refuses Conference Contact With Iran

U.S. fails to carry out most Iraq water projects (60% not done)

USAToday: State of the Union? Not so good, most say

New Bolivian Leader Cuts Salary in Half

Iran terms Russian proposal insufficient

WP/AP: Economy Grows at Slowest Pace in 3 Years

Pa. Families Latest to Get Venezuelan Oil

WP: Majority Believe White House Should Release Abramoff Records (76%)

Washington senate passes gay rights vote

NYT-(Hillman)Prosecutor Will Step Down From Lobbyist Case

Ariz. Court Orders Lawmaker Out of Office (Republican)

NYT: Study Says 80% of New Orleans Blacks May Not Return

Calif. Assembly Passes Hemp-Farming Bill

New Canadian PM rebuffs US envoy (LOL he has a Mandate

Bush Support Weak as Americans Favor New Direction, Poll Finds

Chevron's 4Q Profit Soars to Record High ($4.14 billion)

Car firms 'blocking green fuel' (BBC News)

U.S. GDP slows to 1.1% rate in fourth quarter

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday 27 January

U.S. tells India to back off Syria oil deal

57% Back a Hit on Iran if Defiance Persists

Pregnant mom of 14 arrested; 3 kids found in abandoned house

Diana Inquiry More Complex Than Expected

Documents Show Army Seized Wives As Tactic

Coulter Jokes About Poisoning Justice (Stevens)

Hundreds Show Solidarity (NYU grad employee strike)

Feingold Asks For Briefing On Spying Program

Army investigates allegations involving gay porn Web site

Iraqis protest against anti-Islamic Danish cartoons

I can't get on Google or Yahoo.

"Rocky Horror Picture Show" with live audience...


Valium, Xanax, Ambien...?


My new theme song We can't make it here by James Mcmurtry.

So apparently I owe $300 to the state of NJ

WaPo: Sly Stone May Emerge To Perform At Grammies

This is weird.

I was somehow absent on the day when "K &R" was invented.

Something for the Steeler fans.

Mozart schmozart BRIDGET FONDA is 42 today!!!

Any Rosacea sufferers here?


Phoenix flips car, walks away

Lizards. If you haven't, please go to GD: Alito and sign the one

The Christian way of sports

feel like a zombie today...

Cool they jumped a VW van.

Study Says Trout Are Dumber Than Goldfish

Incantation Heard In A Dream Wins Tokyo Man A Harem of 10

You know what I noticed the other day?

Dysfunctional Family Circus

Ah Friday Battlestar Galactica Night.

If someone offered you investment dollars to use in solar R&D,

$100 food, commute, and incidentals budget, for 2 people, for next 2 weeks

My Fellow DUers

DU douchebags -- check in

NPR just doesn't outdo the classic oldies station. Damn it.

Smile and say "Freeze" Pic

do you love actors, singers, etc because they say something liberal

And now, a picture...

ooooooh! Spiders

Today is Fun at Work Day

Ever heard of a Golden Birthday??

I was watching "The Daily Show" last night, when I realized

Do you eat cereal at night?

to you tv execs/actors out there.

The grandfather of those poor 7 children in Florida had a heart attack

Family Cat Starts House Fire

* thinks Texas IS the whole country

Bizarre but strangely compelling

Yay! I'm going to volunteer at Heifer International!!

What's THIS?

Ok, I'm taking bets: What time will DU end up at Level #3 today?

An opportunity to utterly destroy documents -- what should I pick?

Friday earworm.

Police Handcuff Mom Who Double Parked In Front Of School

Leslie Gore/Kate Bush '08

Back at level one?? Has Osama retracted his statement? Been

For my 7000th post...what is your favorite computer game?

Jellyfish Take On U.S. Warship (USS Ronald Reagan)

On this day in television....

Chicken Parmesan. I am 44 years old and I have the Chicken Parmesan...

I didn't have to scare the hell out of a teacher today...

Something amusing from yesterday

This should keep everybody occupied :)

Man Escapes Jail But Falls Down Hill


City Paper: An Urban Naturalist's Guide To Crap

In honor of MissHoneychurch, myself, and that guy named Mozart....

Any Megan Slankard fans here?

"Paid Vacation" by the Circle Jerks

Chicken Pox. I am 26 years old and I have the Chicken Pox...

next: if a person walks into a wal*mart & buys markers, poster board, food

Most likely place to find God:

101 days without rain. Ask me anything!

It is a good thing my eyes are held in by my optic nerve

Is being honest...

Naughty dreams about obscure celebrities

You believe someone wanted to sell me "Brokeback Mountain?"

Night y'all!

Traci Bingham

Oh I fucked up big time

I'm drunk on Bailey's in the garage for the night

Bailey is in the garage for the night

Happy Birthday to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 250 years old!


Thanks for being such a great friend.

Thank goodness my government is protecting me from the *gasp* VEGANS!!!

Replace the word "Girl" in a song title with the word "Squirrel"


Senor Wences

Drive yourself crazy

You bastard ..........

Have you ever eaten really good roadkill?



Drive your thunderballs crazy!

Oops! I just got a lecture from a cop!

Wonder where I can get a milkshake at 1:20 in the morning...

I have recieved my summons to be God

Thanks KW!

ENCEPHALITIS experts: I have a question!

I wanna buy this house, who wants to move in with me? . . . .

Are fumes from a leaking fridge toxic?

Okay, WTF?! Major "Flightplan" plot flaw (spoilers)

Thailand's scorpion queen to wed centipede lover

Products With New Names:

Is there a way to Prepay for a Netflix account?

Any suggestions for a Sunday in Manhatten?

Name some DU smileys

Be not afraid, the Canuck Air Force is defending our Superbowl

I Rented "Flightplan" last night... (**WARNING: SPOILERS!!**)

Russian Inventor Patents Invisibility Cloak

Preschooler quote of the day!

Trent Reznor?

My letter

Any lawyers here who've done indigent defense work?

How will Matcom's new job effect M.A.T.C.O.M.

My LTTE about the Florida father beating up the teacher.

Should Ford workers buy Ford cars?

I have an initial meeting with an H.R. rep about a job. What's on my face?

Got my bloodwork back and...

Women Regret Saying Yes To Door-to-Door Tattoo Salesman

I can't BELIEVE I fell for a spam email

Any lawyers here who've done indignant defense work?


Is Judge Judy a Democrat?

comments on my job interview thank you letter please?

GD: Alito A.K.A. The Reactor Room

Abbott and Costello version 2006

I had NO idea Bush* was a programmer

What does this mean? (computer message)

Happy 250th birthday, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword


"Alien" Embryo Removed From 35-Year-Old Man's Back


Almost as bad as office popcorn.....


Ever heard of a Golden Shower?

What's up wit th speling defiencies om DU toady?

Yay! D.U. is finally moving again!

It's Friday, ya bastards

Teacher Resigns After Showing '40 Year Old Virgin' Movie To Spanish Class

Quiz 1: People * Doesn't Know

is it me or is DU as slow as anything right now?

Join the Army, get money for college

Sign this if you haven't. Well, if you want to Re: filibuster

All Hail The Queen


Why did my friend call me at 9 this morning?

I must protest.

I'm seriously considering becoming a lawyer-Any advice?

Will watching the Dick van Dyke Show make me a lesbian?

If I wait until Brokeback Mountain comes out on DVD, will the effect


I love people

Hot damn . . . a possibility of Sly Stone appearing at the Grammys

T-Wolves or Celtics Fans Check In HERE!!!!


My cousin died of a heart attack at age 52.

HEY DS1!!!

Hey Kick-Ass-Bob! A Question

A weird thing happened when I tried do go to the DU and Rawstory today.

If this day becomes any slower it's gonna be yesterday

Leaving The Crock Pot On For The Cat - Does it work?

James Lipton recites K-Fed's 'PopoZăo' on Conan

Old joke, part one.

Russell Crowe fans, - Good News!

If I saw Brokeback Mtn. with a gay man,

OK, I get it... I wasn't made for forum posting

Dumbf$^k Mountain

How many posts would a woodchuck post if a woodchuck could post posts?

Yet another question for the old hands:


What the hell are you reading this for?

A man's life

Dear Lounge. From now until doomsday, I will

A World Made for Women

What was your favorite toy as a child?

Tell us something you KNOW you shouldn't do, but do anyway...


How else can I be an attention whore?

3 Weeks of Exorcising and I've barely impped Rove

A Brief History of Western Civilization (pic):

For Funky Friday put your hands in the air for George Clinton & Parliament

Bye y'all!! See ya next week!!

Do you use Q-tips?

Etiquette question - massage today

Whew! Worn Out From All That GD: Alito Posting!

I just broke the vacuum cleaner. As if my day wasn't already evil!

3 weeks of exercising and I've barely improved.


Why does my husband call me to ask what's for supper?


The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 1/27/06)

Mimi Rogers is... . ......... 50 today

Hello you all. See you all week.

Birthday of the day: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Is Alito a kind of cheese? I don't get out much .........

Town renames itself 'Steeler' until Super Bowl

A REAL treat for Steelers fans (Dial-up warning)

My pet peeve of the day. Hint: it involves spelling

Anton LeVey or Aleister Crowley?

I have a sneaking suspicion this guy won't be getting Al Roker's job...

Goodnight y'all!

My new favourite Beer Advertisement

Vid Clip: A&E's James Lipton recites Kevin Federline's "PopoZao"...

From David Cross- An Open Letter to Larry the Cable Guy

saga of knuckledragger continues

My newest cat pissed on the rug today

AAR Streamers: What the hell is this music between segments?!

Yes, yes, we got the funk. Come and sing along to this hip hop song

Who wants a dog pic?

I don't want to know where K-Fed goes in MY city.

what are good substitutes for mouse pads?

What type of music?

In heaven, there will be cereal.

Food network to have "Butter free" shows all weekend (no butter)

Fun with the International Male Catalog

Famous people who I think might be gay

Smilies that should be retired permanently.

Omg! "Two homes are about to be blessed!" (dial-up warning)

Who and what do you LOVE?

What do your dogs feet smell like?

The Greatest Thing about the Led Zeppelin Live DVD

If you could belong to one of the pre-Columbus Native American

Major philosophical differences in a relationship.

If you want to be my hero

Can someone please go to bradblog and get this very important

Now...This pic illustrates what happens when you stay in bed too long...

Post a picture of someone with "vulpine good looks"

2 pounds away from 199 I lost 33 lbs :O)

Kid who wore Broncos jersey to school - an update

My neighbor's son got beat up on his front lawn this PM

Good Friday Morning, Everybody!

Who and what do you HATE?

House of the Rising Sun (katrina edit) ver. 1

Leaving the TV on for the cat: does it work?

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away will 2 apples a day keep 2 doctors

"Become a Republican"

Funny Street Sign (PICS)

My GAWD I want a golden shower!

where be southlandshari at?

We want to buy our first house soon...

The chocolate ration has now been decreased to 25 grams per week!

Songs you like from "1-hit wonders" that aren't their "1 hit"

Ever google your user name?

Naughty dreams about other DUers.

this has been a miserable fucking day

Thank you, from Mr. Marmelstein

How many kittens would Dubya have to kill before losing support?

Why are you farting around in the lounge, when...

I know a little about cats. Tell me something I DON'T know about cats.


Do you read GD: Alito as God Damn Alito?

State of the Union (setlist)


What is a "True Christian"?

Italy judge considers Jesus case

Eustachian tube drainage...

Medicare Drug Plan Leaves Out Supplies

One of the strangest satellites is about to go into orbit

Russia plans to put a mine on the Moon to help boost energy supply

United Nations: U.S. Aligned With Iran in Anti-Gay Vote

Bill To Negate Indiana Gay Rights Ordinances Dies

California Assembly Votes To Limit 'Gay Panic' Defense

How many think Bush HAS seen "Brokeback" and just can't talk about it?

Hello, I'm sorry to "intrude" but I have a matter that I need help with...

Gay Rights Bill Passes Washington Senate

(State)Minister resigns after row with bishop

Here Is The Big Gay Agenda

Lesbian Senator Barbara Mikulski is silent

Frist, GOP plan to resurrect gay marriage ban as election year ploy

Maryland Democratic Leader -- You and I are "idiots"

Byron Scott sucks

Lest we forget: MICHIGAN 72, MICHIGAN STATE 67!!!

Boxing: Friday Night Fights (1-27)

$7,100.00 Hotdog and going up

My 67 year old mother just told me

A REAL treat for Steelers fans (Dial-up warning)

Our dog Buddy, with the kids.

our foster greyhound may be getting adopted

Opinions please

I think I need some light

In case you did not see it, CNN poll

Ok, gloating was fun. But now, ***group hug***!!!

They should sell the filibuster on Monday as a sign of protest

Anybody has an account on bluemassgroup.

Coming home

Everyone see this?

Anybody else nervous about how this might turn out?

New kos diary about JK's petition

JK is going to have to do this alone - fuck Harry Reid


Hey EuropegrlforJFK

OK - globalvillage, who do I send $$$ for Fallen Heroes paver?

Text of JK's floor speech from today

Ed Schultz was front and center for JK today

JK on the floor speaking NOW

What a whorish story this is

Walter Shapiro's view on the filibuster

Tag team senators!

Oh TayTay, and Constitutional Scholars

Sadly,some Democrats and blogs are killing Kerry

Kerry likes to pull a Columbo.

Help.This is really tough for me.

Filibuster - Who is for and against

Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Results

Is anybody else having problems

Costco has a $25 instant rebate on memory cards

How I spent my evening (long post -- mostly words)

Macro lens question

Infrared film for heat loss measurements on a home

Happy Birthday, Keith!!

Enjoy KO's birthday party tonight

Santorum blows his stack at reporter in public today

Force Frist to go nuclear

Would The Non-Filibusterists Here PLEASE Explain Their Strategy ???

Call Obama!

Short, sweet, and to the point---blog on Alito

When we realize the WAR in IRAQ is what we should filibuster and not Alito

DU CNN's poll.

It's not about winning, it's about principle.

Democrats have a case, probably won't make it

Can't our senators say we MADE them filibuster?

Attn Senate Dems: Repubs will screw you over no matter how you vote!

Male Teen cites own "poor work habits" in School Discrimination Lawsuit

Need Alito FAQ Sheet

Call List of Democratic Senators Up For Reelection This Year

For the Filibuster, they should read "It Can't Happen Here"

Kerry's email says he and KENNEDY are leading the filibuster.

Can't Sign Kerry Petition: Is His Petition Site Getting Hacked?

Life Time Appointment, maybe not....

Contact Byrd, Johnson, and Ben Nelson!


Write to Sen Mary Landrieu (D-La) on fillibuster support

Support a filibuster -from Kerry (sign his petition)

Why are we letting the Rs keep saying "litmus test".

Is anybody listening to Ray Taliaferro (sp) on KGO now?

ON his site Russ Feingold says:

Playing the Hand That's Dealt You: Advice on the Filibuster

We have to at least delay the vote on Alito until after the SOTU

WATCH THE YOUNG TURKS FILIBUSTER!! Click on the image of the TV set below.

FILIBUSTER: Support Kerry and Kennedy

Make the consequences of no filibuster go BEYOND the Senate

Well, ya know... maybe Alito won't be so bad. Maybe it'll all be fine.

Please DU this Alito poll again, freeped!


But Alito answered 650 questions....

In the long view....Alito is small change, relatively speaking.

Let's let them know that no money for Dems who don't filibuster.

Please DU this AOL Poll! It needs lots of help!

3 dem senators to cross the line and vote for Alito

Filibuster Math

Proof read and critique this letter to Sen. Byrd, please

Alito and a right wing court will save America (fight progressive!)

CBS announced that Biden would vote for cloture.


Alito is a "nightmare"

Actually, you know, they don't have to filibuster.

Senators: If you will not vote NO for cloture then vote Yes for Alito.

Key Democrats Try to Mount Filibuster Against Alito


Would ya'll be happy waiting until after TSOTU to confirm?

New Yorkers do your thing!!!!!!

A CONSERVATIVE blog thinks the filibuster WISE- even if a certain loss:

I am MORE angry at the average voter than Bush


So now Kerry's a crazy partisan opportunist - They said that during BCCI

When Republicans Loved a Filibuster

Catholic group on Kerry Filibuster: 'Completely Out of Touch'

You don't honestly think Kerry would announce a filibuster without...

To my two Democratic Senators: I've got your back

Senators Can Now Safely Vote Against Cloture: A Cynics Eye View

To My Democratic Senators: I've got your back

One of the most exciting elections happening this year


To Dem Hill Staffers.....

Has anyone been watching the M$M this morning....

44 Senate Democrats represent 50.73% of Americans.

Jeffords says he'll vote no on Alito


Why No Filibuster? A Possible Explanation

Senator Graham as * shill (more danger if Alito is confirmed)

Ain't it convenient . . .

Dems who will vote "No" but not support filibuster are beyond contempt

North Dakota Democrats expected to ensure Alito's confirmation (Raw Story)


a PDA'er dedicated to blocking Alito....

I will never support anyone who does not fillibuster a judge who profits

Fox just said that Reid would support a filly if the opportunity presents

I don't care if they lose - just fight !

MSNBC saying 6 Dems kill fillibuster (Biden, Akaka, and Dorgan are

Don't vote for cloture until NSA hearings are over. This should have....

2004 Senate retirments and narrow defeats contribute to Alito probability

On argument against filibustering Alito


Has anyone been watching the M$M this morning....

when 11 Democrats broke with their party ........Bush Senior's nominee


Filibuster Naysayers-Football fans: Remember Buffalo!

Dupe: See DeminDistresss's thread!

I upset people with the Reid post - HERE IS MY CASE

Why the Smart Money is Always Wrong

Senate Phone Number?

If a dem senator can not support the filibuster ..... abstain from voting


Memo to the gentleman from Alabama


Hillary Clinton is supporting the fillibuster of Alito! I just got off the

Those against filibuster - Get with the PROGRAM!

This is how serious THEY take us!!!

It's The PRIMARIES People!

Phone Number for Sen Dorgan -- Please call him to change his mind

Dayton to vote against Alito (undecided on filibuster)

Please read my email and give advice before I send it off

"Wake up call" for candidates in WV, NE, LA, CA

The Moderate Voice supports the Filibuster...

Can Byrd be made to change his mind on Alito? He's contradicting himself

Suggestion -- Maybe we should all ration our use of DU right now

Beware Democrats: Iraq War Vote Deja Vu !!!

Kent Conrad (D-ND) & Byron Dorgan (D-ND): Enjoy your legacies.

RNC Response to Sen. Harry Reid's Flip Flop on the Davos Dems Filibuster

The Rude One nails it once agan....

Does Kerry have to come back to vote? Will he?

Coulter Jokes Justice Should Be Poisoned

Have tried to call DC

Let's Face It, Most Of The Democratic Leadership Wants Alito In Power

Phone calls are not enough. We need to be going to their local offices.

I say dems keep on talking, the constrast between you all

This isn't just about filibuster either

Olympia Snowe (R) is not on record yet

Have we tried to influence Byrd by influencing Rockefeller?

Hillary Will Support Filibuster >>>

AP Press Bias - Wording is EVERYTHING.

Reid admits Democrats can't block Alito (will support filibuster)

Senator Hillary Clinton's message on why a No vote

Repugs do not need "Nuclear Option".

Senator Dodd is in support of the filibuster!

Heads up! Kerry up on C-Span2 (1:30 pm, Fri.).....n/t

Who's being partisan? Demand a nominee who HASN'T worked in a GOP WH!

and we lose another one?!!!?!!!?!!!?!! Akaka says he will not filibuster

Just thinking out loud...


The Alito 48

It is easy to support a filibuster you know is not going to happen.


Now is the time. FAX them all. My FAX...

REP. Harold Ford (D-TN) urges senators to allow vote

A list of Senators supporting and opposing the filibuster...

Senator Kerry is on CSPAN right now.

I'm ready to open a vein...more democrats come out against filibuster

Kerry laying out why Alito is WRONG right now on the Senate floor

To Snotty Scotty McClellan: Karma's a BITCH

Republicans Clear the Way for Alito Vote (ABC news)


Phone Harkin (x-post from Iowa)

Harold Ford just issued a statement against filibuster

Anyone watching the online Young Turks filibuster?

I am suspicious of posts that attack those who are filibustering, and not

so that explains why Clinton came out for the filibuster...

The Alito nomination has shown a need for us to mobilize locally.


Post Alito, what can be done?

CNN mediawhore keeps playing Sessions' personal attack at Kerry for

Bush, Graham, and Alito - part 2


Everyone calling check in here!


Should we march?


I feel sick to my stomach

Begging Dem anti-filibuster Senators to visit soldiers on Monday-GOP needs

California contact numbers in one handy place :-)

Let's call/email Sirius and tell them to run the Young Turks Filibuster

Florida DUers please call Senator Nelson about the filibuster

MSNBC editorializes that Kerry, Kennedy, Reid will "go down in flames."

An over-the-top speculation?

***Pryor Also Says ‘No’ To Alito***


Senator Chaffee has not made up his mind

This is deja vu from Dec.'04 trying to get no votes on Ohio's electors....

So Called Liberal Rags

Here Comes the Fat Lady: Two more Democrats are expected to back Alito,

How many on here are constituents of the "yes" votes on Alito?

DUers with Republican Senators - CALL Democratic Senators in 'red' states!

VA Duers, call Sen Warner 202 224-2023, ask him to change his mind

Could stopping Alito be the tipping point?

Sen. Nelson:"The votes aren't there, it would be an exercise in futility"

15 of the 22 Democrats who supported Roberts say no to Alito (good tally)

Millions of $s have been spent and still are being spent to tell us that


Head On - Right Into the DLC

Reid supports filibuster now gets swift boated by bizarre Catholic group

Dodd to Support Alito Filibuster

Support a filibuster TODAY--will email your Senators

Filibuster: Go here to EFax Senators free

I Just Called Senator Harry Reid's Ofc to Register My Vote of Conscience

Butterflies in my stomach - Arkansas Senators.

Can a Mod please remove this thread (Folks, the filibuster is dead )'s after 5PM in D.C. now, but some offices are still answering.

Allen: "My reaction is make my day."

Kennedy: "It's an uphill climb at the current time, but it's achievable."

Folks, the D.C. Senate offices are STILL OPEN

How has your state/local Democratic party helped in opposing Alito?

Filibustering Alito For Reasons Other Than Alito (Rude Pundit)

Official Senate Debate – Alito Nomination – Day 3 – Thread 1

Well after all my damn phone calls and faxes, LIEberman is opposing


Does Frist Have Enough Votes To Force Cloture? He Needs 60

Change of Heart - Feinstein to Support Filibuster

Feinstein, Dodd coming around -- a good talking point!


Where does Jim Jeffords stand?

Why DIDN'T they go to the FISA court?

Would NYT "Senators in Need of Spine" in full-page WP ad convince pundits

I'm concerned -- PLEASE READ.

any updates on Chafee or Landrieu?

Hey George, can you hear it? That incessant ringing?

There need to be consequences for their defections

Well OVER a QUARTER MILLION Faxes Sent Since Last Night to Oppose Alito!

You know, we'll have to forgive them ...

No need to vote on Alito! Wolf Blitzer just swore him in!!

How many votes do we have so far in favor of filibuster?

Folks, the filibuster is dead

Reid has given up on the filibuster, but will vote for it regardless

A Poem for fighting Alito ...... Grin by Robert Service

The National Ledger: Harry Reid Will Support Alito Filibuster

Do we have a comprehensive list of who is voting 'yes' or 'no' on cloture?

Did I just hear that Lautenberg (NJ) is still in play on Alito?

Kos: Bill Nelson needs to hear from Floridians. Florida DUers, call him!!

Reid to support fillibuser, just heard on Randi


WTF is up with Conrad and Dorgan? What's in the water in ND?

From AP - Mark Dayton saying No on Alito, ??? on Filibuster

Email response I recieved from Senator Boxer, CA


Democrats "Squabble" Over Alito Filibuster...Don't you love the media?

Why this Filibuster might just happen...

Keep the Pressure Up, DU... We're changing minds!!!

A MORE Principle-Driven fight for Kerry than Saving the Court???

Meet The Mess This Sunday: Cat Killer Show

Just E-mailed my Senator Nelson Fla

took about 20 minutes of redialing to get thru to Warner's office today!

KENNEDY AT KOS:Thank You for Helping To Stop Alito! Asking for Updates!!!

If you're from Colorado CALL SALAZAR - he may be rethinking filibuster.

Are the freepers working as hard as we are?

Kerry has my vote if he wants to run - Did you hear him on the

Joe Lockhart just kicked a little RNC talking point ass on Wolfie

Feinstein's and Boxer's Washington phone lines are busy.

Don't forget: Many Senator's DC Offices Are Open Until 6 pm !!

I hate the goddamn media

WHY are we having all these post about support of a filibuster?

I want to apologize if I offended or upset anyone


Sen. Conrad on Ed Schultz telling everyone how great Alito is.

When Republicans Loved a Filibuster

Bayh, Salazar and BOTH Nelson's are taking tallies!!! Call! Call! Call!

is Feingold supporting filibuster

Please contact your friends and relatives in FL IMMEDIATELY!

omfg - Sen Conrad says he might vote in FAVOR of Alito

Salazars office is taking a poll, call now!

I'm curious, can a supreme court justice be impeached?

Remind Sen. Nelson that Many Many of us spend Vacation $$ in his state,

Best Online Petition I've Seen

WA state Senators


Has anyone heard anything more on Senator Byrd?

Dem Senators Who Say They Won't Support a Fillibuster (WHAT'S IT MEAN???)

Article says Alito may dismantle environmental protections!!!!


Alito and mine safety - Listen up Byrd and WV constituents!

Sorry Senator Byrd. You sure picked the wrong day. Up yours!!

Spineless Dems? What about spineless Republicans?

Scotty, the RNC, even crazy Les can laugh it up...But This Is Not Funny!

Tell Your Senators: Either Vote Against Cloture Or ABSTAIN

A NOTE for John Kerry!


All the Senators' lines are busy!

IOf we lose, it is time for a Constitutional Amendment on Privacy

Gang of Fourteen.

He's a liar. He's creepy. He's anti-democracy. What's to think about?

It. Is. Not. Over. Until. They. Vote.

"Over? Did you say Over? NOTHING is OVER until we decide it's over"

Buzzflash: OBAMA OPPOSES FILIBUSTER according to knowledgable source:

New York Times: Senator Kerry -- "Well, what's the future?"

Dem Senators represent 30 more million people than Rs.

Use the filibuster to lay out *'s lies. (Thanks Randi)

Official Senate Debate – Alito Nomination – Day 3 – Thread 2


Call, Fax, or E-Mail Senator Mark Pryor Please


Kick "em OUT

John Kerry is one of 'em who talks like he has guts...

3 POWER Moves You Can Make in Less Than 5-Minutes To Oppose Alito!

Why we must force a filibuster vote even if we can't guarantee success

URGENT!!!! Just got off the phone with Bill Nelson's (FL) office:




Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE) plans to vote taking TALLY!


Does anyone else get the feeling this is all a big act?

Why the Filibuster is a Bad Idea.

Biden undecided on filibuster. Just talked to staff, very nice. Got

Kerry is taking a huge leap OUT of "politics as usual"!!!

Site monitoring filibuster votes, updating in real time...

Union action needed to get Byrd to filibuster Alito!

Hundreds Show Solidarity (NYU grad employee strike)

I thought this about White Rose is worth posting here

Is Florida a contributory negligence jurisdiction?

More on Kerry Backing Filibuster!!!!

Where's the sound on AAR?

Don't give up on America (United States):

I oppose the Iraq War, but I don't oppose Islamic democracy

Bush, Burns or Burns

Dem Senators call for "special counsel" to investigate corruption

Now I know who to support in 2008

Yet MORE cronyism in the WH

Exactly why I have problems with Begala and Carville: Putting down Dems

The US puts anti-Zarqawi Psi-Ops Posters around Baghdad

W's war vs environment...makes protest impossible re one action in 2003

So, who did Bush send to Davos THIS year?

Looking for certain quote by "brownie" re: ice for beers?

Why doesn't everybody just stand up and yell "Bush is an idiot!!"?

This look familiar?

Al Gore is in a movie being shown at the Sundance Festival

What horrible abuses from the past do you suspect Republicans want...

Family politics

NEW TV ad proposing Halliburton asbestos immunity uses WWII veterans

All of the above, DU and the Internet.

O. X. Y. M. O. R. A. N.

How will we find each other for Support/ Encouragement if shutdown

'Dictator': The Roman origins of the term, and why Bush fits it perfectly

JMO, but...

Abramoff: Look at the Shiny Ornament! (Slate)

Should Your Kids Drink The Water? Bush's EPA Doesn't Know

Faux's Fred Barnes,NPR,now-1-800-433-8850 ([email protected])

White Rose Funding Drive in progress.

Thomas Jefferson WHERE ARE YOU?

CNN throws farewell party for Novak

Majorities Disapprove of Bush on Ethics (76%!)

Propping up the stock market?

WP: Contradictions, mixed messages muddle govt. rationale for spying


Uniformity in terms of laws passed across 50 states,does it make sence?

What do people mean when they say, "We weren't in Iraq when 9/11 happened"

My LTTE made a Repub mad! Help me respond to his rant!

Court date set for Google lawsuit

So what happened between Jerry Springer and Oprah?

Jackass Michael Brown on C-SPAN3 right now

Speech Protesters Granted Spot: Capitol Area Allowed for State of Union

Chris Matthews doesn't know crap about latinos

Any (computer) page loading problems out there? I'm having a

No more money from me to the Democrat Party or its

LAT op-ed: Witch hunt at UCLA (a targeted professor speaks)

Just hang on - reality is coming around the corner...

DU this stupid CNN poll

State of the Union preview

2006.....The Year of Impeachments......

Arianna: Russert on journalistic ethics like Abramoff on lobbying reform

When guns are outlawed, only GOP lawmakers will have "accidents"

ABC Poll: Majorities Disapprove of Bush on Ethics

JAWS/Abramoff - "Just Keep Kicking" ***PhotoShop***

Al Gore, the movie, a festival hit

Abramoff Photos Why???????

Swedish Royals shamed by Amazon rainforest logging links

Anybody see the Today Show and how they handled the Katie/ Howard Dean

CNN POLL:Most Americans: Bush Is A Failure -- And A Liar

An author lies, every station talks about it--for HOURS

I know BUSH's "secrect" tactics regarding Wiretapping

Why Isn't Olbermann A "Hardball Hotshot"?

HARRIS POLL - ONLY 32% Believe State of the Country Is Good

Halliburton Profit Tops $1B, Helped By Tax-related Gain

self delete

Iraqi Shiites becoming Republicans...

My son's elementary class held a mock congressional hearing

Study: New Orleans could lose 80 percent of black population

I got a really cool e-mail from Paul Hackett today

Another Modest Proposal

I want to show you something...

Moderate Republicans came out of the closet to support Molly Ivins today..

LOL "Amurka don't fund terrorist guvments 'cept for Pakistan,

Did anyone just here the racist freeper on Stephanie Miller's show?

A Modest Proposal

That train wreck of a press conference yesterday was to test drive

1975 Senate investigation of FBI and CIA activities begins

former pakistan p.m. bhutto on c-span. (n/t)

Chief prosecutor in Abramoff case quits

American Indians and the Abramoff Scandal

Be Your Own Media-Portugal to hold 1st-ever cell phone movie competition

Enron collapse. Why hasnt someone taken out Ken Lay?

SURVEY USA - January MAP - Almost Monochromatic Blue!!!

So the MSM never reported on these Iranian plane crashes.

(CBS/NYT POLL) "Bush's approval rating is stuck at a dismal 42 percent"

So what's up with the Plame investigation?

Musharraf: US could pay Pakistan to not do oil deal w/ Iran

Tribal donations before and after Abramoff

rep. john dingell speaking on healthcare on c-span2. (n/t)

"The People"--to whom is this president speaking?? Excerpts from speeches

Is there a Stephanie Miller thread today?

How do you like your democracy now, Mr. Bush? Juan Cole

Iraqi Shiites becoming Republicans...

New York Times full page ad sent out today!!

Falwell: Evolution Revolution

Just in case anyone forgot...They Rule...

Chief prosecutor in Abramoff case quits

Reminder: Molly Ivins to be on Wash. Journal this a.m at 8:15 ET t

CBS New Promotion -- CBS SCARES!

If you could only use one word to describe Bush, what would it be?

International Surveillance and the 24% Disenfranchisement of Military Vote

Cillizza: Abramoff Scandals Put a Few "Safe" House Seats in Play

We Need To Get Oprah To Interview * ......

Shouldn't a Hamas leader be seated next to Laura this SOTU?

US Fails To Carry Out Most Iraq Water Projects Despite Billions Allocated

Sibel Edmonds: Domestic Spying Hurts Our National Security

Democracy is on the March in the Middle East

Bush snubs Helen Thomas (again)

Bush is a clear and present danger

Remember when Bush said he'd go after countries that harbor terrorists?

The right wing will save us if we fight progressively!

WHY do the whack jobs want to control women? I'm sick of it.


Nader on the passing of his activist mother, Rose Bouziane Nader

maybe the public should just watch A&E Classroom

"If the President wants a change in the FISA law, we will warmly receive

Is Mayor Bloomberg a domestic terrorist? "... declared war on poverty..."

Poll: 76% of Americans want Bush to release list of Abramoff meetings

Anybody Home (days of condo flipping is over in Tampa

Falwell: Evolution Revolution

George's Fictional History of His Fictional "Surveillance Program" >>>

Murtha Says Iraq Is Now a 'Civil War'

Google to meet with China AND United States' governments

Must see - New Music Video Features "Eyes Wide Open" Boots.

The Great Rupture is Upon Us!

Where in the world is Barbara Kay Olson?

A roundup of the polls from the last couple of days shows that

Things To Be Positive About

Notorious Oligarch Berezovsky Reveals Plans for Coup in Russia

Hamas Win a Bombshell

Ask CNN to site their source for Bill Bennett's statement that President

In New Orleans yesterday:

A song dedicated to the wonderful Republikans that rule our mighty nation.

Just stole my neighbors car

My email to the Today Show

well, no one can say the Palestinians don't have spine

Scotty WH Daily Press Briefing on now! (it's now 12:54 est)

Is anybody planning on reading this book?

My response to a "support the troops" email from repub & reply!

The "framing" of the Domestic Spying issue

Message for Freepers - Why Spying on Americans is a Bad Idea

DU is moving like Molasses this morning. S L O W.

To all my Latino peeps - Tweety thinks you would make good republicans.

Exclusive: Senator says Frist will try to bring federal gay marriage ban..

"The world has changed since 1775. King George can not be trusted

Full page NYT ad to Impeach Bush!

Does anyone else think that Falwell *commissioned* that brit poll?

Can WH be subpeonaed to release photos?

What was the sentence that Begala gave Colbert to read

Killing in the Name of Democracy

Furious protesters demand Abbas quit

Hamas just won an ELECTION...Now what Bush??

Calif. declares secondhand smoke a pollutant!!!

So Google has to coughup its secrets, but Diebold code is "proprietary"

To the lurking Michelle Malkin - get a job!

Scary! - Did anyone else know about this?

Anyone watching the Gaza Fatah election protest on CNN?

I can't speak for Howard Dean but we should have all-out assault on media

Are we in a Constitutional Crisis?

I was just wondering why we are not talking more about the Chris

Texas Health Care by the Numbers

Idea on how to stop Gay marriage bans

Quick question: where is Majority Report archives?

Problem with Democrat reliance on Special Prosecutors....

Great quote read on cspan this AM!

Warning: Repukes have a new tactic that is working very well

"BUSH Keeps Fear Alive-Because It Has Been So Useful"(WaPo Edit)

Will Bush Get A Third Term?

DeLay appearance cost Fox $14,000

We are going to need a 60's redux.

DU this Lou Dobbs Poll

World-Can't-Wait protests during S.O.T.U speech. Who's going?

Democrats vs Republicans - Which Party Best Represents YOU ?

Agent Mike must be working overtime today!

Bush the Flip Flopper

Hey Rush, I know you watch this site. In case no one else asks you today:

Have you heard this?

BREAKING: Colbert To Head WHCA Dinner

Russert, Lauer continue to mischaracterize Abramoff donations on "Today"

"If the West does not adapt, it will die"

Molly Ivans on cspan 2 right now. Lovely lady

Molly Ivins on WJ NOW CSPAN

“See they hate our freedoms, that’s why we’re at war, our freedoms…he-he”

Suppose Roe v. Wade were overturned.

Have you heard this?

JAWS/Abramoff - "Just Keep Kicking" ***PhotoShop***

Majority (76%) Believe White House Should Release Abramoff Records - WaPo

Huge! Full Page Impeachment Ad in New York Times Today !

WHY WE FIGHT-Images of a Failed Presidency (A Photo Essay)

If your suntan oil can change the sex of fish, what can it do to you?

Misunderestimating the President (Cartoon exhibit)

Admin strategy on domestic spying = seek domestic grant of power like IWR

I'm scared....

Abramoff photos? "Conservatives should be proud of their president

Randi Rhodes is on

Deficit Reduction? Scratch That From List of Bush's "Accomplishments"

The Huston Plan, The Rex 84 Plans, and the Current Bush Plan

No booze or jokes for Googlers in China

Horse Porn Sex Cany Teen

PA Zogby poll on Casey and Pennachio...brought interesting results.

can someone explain "evolving standards.."

The 'Fuck You' clause in the US Constitution

Bush Leaving Cities at Risk, Reid Charges

Horse Sex Porn Candy Teens

Heard a Quote while watching Molly Ivins

Let's all take-over a town in a swing-state! Gulf City, Florida anyone?

Imagine that! .... all that domestic spying to learn....

Aaaarrrrgggghhhhh - Why is DU running so SLOW today-rhetorical question


Morales to Petition Governor for Clemency (Ken Starr Representing him)

A Simple Explanation on The State of The Economy

Randi's going a bit overboard about Oprah...

My email to the Today Show

Chris Matthews, Abramoff, and DeLay

maybe things have to get REALLY bad before they get good.

They're Pinky and The Brain

"It's the PENTAGON....STUPID!"

GOP Hack Tim Russert

Gov Jeb Bush pushing massive property tax cuts (<$100 vs millions)

Principal Hailed As Hero For Taking Down Gunman

Bush *shrugged*

Why Aren't We Mad Enough Yet?

(MT-Sen) Tester web ad about Burns' lying TV ad (Abramoff)

Clinton minister faces sexual charges against 12- year- old

Party Whip?

Who's going to laugh at Ann Coulter's newest joke?

Ann Coulter needs some cyanide in her cereal

Horse Sex Porn Candy Teens! - Inside!

No need to vote on Alito! Wolf Blitzer just swore him in!!

I don't get it

Serious question about Charles Krauthamer....

Documents Show Army Seized Wives As Tactic

Bumper Sticker I saw this morning--on a BMW...

(Laguna Beach) City's border breached by Minutemen

Halliburton Gets $385M Contract for Detention Facilities INSIDE the U.S.

Coulter Jokes About Poisoning Justice

bush's name is MUD in New Orleans

No nuclear war will ever happen, sorry to disappoint everybody.

The Abramoff investigator's nomination was done in **June 2005**

Were Pro-Hamas Voters All Men?

Smirk explains the new drug program

Hannity: "... Hitler, who will be with us in the next half hour"

Target...fires pharmacist for not dispensing birth control...

Frist and his ilk put Gay marriage before other priorities

If not Impeachment, how do the dems think will they be able to do their

I'm looking for SOTU Bingo cards - have people coming over for a fun

(E)lito is a Woman Hating Freak

Republican Leaders of the Senate Vow to Support Assisted Suicide…

Punch Chicken Hawk Sean Hannity at this site

SONG: Will brokeback mountain turn me gay?

GOP to force Federal Marriage Amendment vote in 2006

Mr Hannity?

So did Sean Hannity say anything in response to DU Love letter?

Kia Ora From New Zealand Mr Hannity

80% approval as first lady?? BFD.

Alan Berg

The 2006 State of the Union - a Preview - Video!

religopolitics??? GREAT letter >>>> read on

Take Back Your Privacy

I think we should give enlisted men shares in Halliburton.

Look at the banner headline over at the Huffington Post

CNN commentator calls for poisoning of US Supreme Court justice

Documents Show Army Seized Wives As Tactic

Rumsfeld's Roadmap to Propaganda

Why do all of the news media whore for *?

IMPEACHMENT Billboard To Drive Around D.C.

California House passes hemp bill

Yahoo/China is bad? think is gone

HAMAS win is the trend not a surprise-ME Faithbased voting

State of the Union? It sucks, Mr. Bush: USA Today:

Halliburton Hits Record High, How Much Are Cheney 's Stock Options Worth?

In case they spin this as Democratic corruption (Meehan staff Wikipedia)

Independent Council Ltte

Do you think there is any link between gas prices and Chevron's 4+ Billion

Hardball....getting even worse

DU This Poll! (Bush's Middle East Policy)

Lobbyists Block Global Fight Against AIDS

Who can get ahold of Randi and tell her that Ben Nelson isn't a done deal?

OK I've really had it

Must see -- New Music Video Features "Eyes Wide Open" Boots.

Bush Abramoff pics


My hypothesis re: Tweety

Please DU this MSNBC poll on detaining the wives of suspected

Got Health Insurance Through Work? Not For Long

Why are RWers allowed to broadcast hate speech and death threats?

The Rapture comes to Sarasota

Is you gas utility charging you for your gas and for someone else's too?

Quiz #1: People Bush* doesn't know.

Fingerprint Technology Gaining Ground in School Food Service

Caption Dick and Rice ---pix->>>

God's Senator -Who would Jesus vote for? Meet Sam Brownback

The next move, post Alito. (PLEASE READ)

Olbermann is for the working man. Matthews is for the fascists.

Bush's Thursday Press Conference and deja vu - today's cartoon

Heads up, media watchers! Missing blonde

We need a better word for right-winger

Another RW chain letter...and my response

An author lies, every station talks about it--for HOURS

I have a question about the INS

Dems Don’t Know Jack-NEW Non-Partisan Reseach:ABRAMOFF=REPUB SCANDAL!

Q Do you meet with lobbyists? Bush: 'I try not to.'

Dean says Indiana ready to turn blue, calls GOP a party of "selfishness."

Seventh Installment of Mike Malloy reads George Orwell's 1984 posted.

CSpan—Bob Ney Crowd Chanting “2 more years”

GOP poll: Voters See Abramoff Scandal as Republican by FIFTEEN to ONE

John McCain can't Unload His $3,750,000 Mansion in Phoenix.....

Molly Ivins facing third round of cancer

BLOGGERS BEWARE---Pentagon's "Information Operations Roadmap"

Post Your Predictions For The State Of The Union Address Here

Sydney (Oz) news: Condy needs more time in her trainers, less in the boots

Gates gives $600m more to stop TB

Stephanie Miller reading a post from DU!

Are you going to participate in the '06 elections?

Study: New Orleans could lose 80 percent of black population

Breaking: Frist to push federal gay marriage ban in '06

Army seized wives to `leverage' surrender of Iraqi insurgents.

Wholesome Swimwear for Modest Women ! Finally!

General Motors manufactures cars. And homelessness.

Iraqis protest against anti-Islamic Danish cartoons

Who has dirt on Sean Hannity? Share, please

My call for an Independent Counsel LTTE

A roundup of the POLLS of the last couple of days shows

Should Reid be replaced as Minority Leader?

Where's what you would call a Liberal site, but not Far Left?

How many Reich-Wing talking heads will you help again today?

Dana Millbank.... friend or foe?

Andy Griffith playing Bill O'Reilly?!

Lauer:‘Technically Speaking,’ It ‘May Be’ That Abramoff Gave Only to Repub

A question for the teachers on the board.

What would you do if another Great Depression hit?

Rep. Hinchey (D., NY) in The Nation on media consolidation

Not Allowing an Iraqi Woman to Breastfeed her Baby for 2 Days is Torture.

Why is Saying McCain's Adopted Daughter is Black Considered a "Slime"?

Harper's U.S. neocon booster changes his story

Wishing Randi Rhodes a "Happy Birthday"

Ed Schultz Needs to Go

BUSH: 'L'etat, C'est Moi' (I Am The State) by HELEN THOMAS

Tomorrow is the 20th Anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion

possible stupid question about the whole Google thing...

Recieved another pre-opened, sorted, letter today:

Bush's 2006 State of the Union (paraody)

Spying on VEGANS?!!! Are you freaking KIDDING me?

Ten Reasons Why the U.S. Must Leave Iraq (NOW)

Give a minute for a child's health

Abramoff Has PIX of WH Meeting with Himself, Bush & Mariana Islands Rep >>

Super Bowl ,Super Security,is this way over the top?

No Nursing With 'Distracting' Breasts At YMCA Pool

ˇˇToday Show Protest!!

DU's Folding @ Home Project - STATUS UPDATE

Brad Blog: Eminen's " 'Mosh' Before Bush's SOTU"

To the Lurking Sean Hannity - We at DU have some words for you.

Mr. Speaker, I come tonight to report on the state of the union.

Ready for $262/barrel oil?

i'm in phoenix, arizona. right now i'm having rain gutters installed

Coulter Jokes Justice Should Be Poisoned

TPM: Non-partisan research firm: Abramoff didn't steer tribal $ to Dems

Bin Laden tapes - Works of Fiction

Sinking ECONOMY vs. NeoCon-Artist Spin

ACLU Releases Government Photos (vegan rally)

White Rose Funding Drive in progress.