Democratic Underground

Archives: October 8, 2007

Chinese Suffering from Poverty, Uneven Development, Experts Say

A Nation of Christians Is Not a Christian Nation

Paul Krugman:Same Old Party

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 309

Non-Electric, Portable Washing Machine

Iraqi Inquiry Says Blackwater Shooting Was Unprovoked

An Exit Toward Soul-Searching (As Bush Staffers Leave, Questions About Legacy Abound)

NATO Staggers in Afghanistan as Some Can't Fight On, Some Won't

6 Killed In Wisconsin Shooting: Off-Duty Police Deputy Kills 6, Injures 1

Blackwater 'killed 17', says Iraq

Report Says War on Terror Is Fuelling Al Qaeda

Bush, Texas at Odds Over Death Case

Britain 'on board' for US strikes on Iran

Clinton claims credit for child program

INTERPOL seeks public’s help to identify man photographed sexually abusing children

Runner dies, 300 treated as heat ravages Chicago Marathon

Costa Rica 'backs US trade deal'

Why are so many people in the Lounge corny tonight?

says it all...

I forgot.... how sad

Did ya see that 3 Run Homer? Sweeeeet!


I hope I don't have to retire my avatar tonight :(

Mr. T in the Lion King!

Movie commercials

So as to establish a bench mark, is this kid cute enough to smooch?

Scorching Chicago Marathon leaves 1 dead

posted some crap in GD

Some drunk jackasses jumped on top of my mom's car

Rudy's Dinner (cross-post from GD)


Is it me or is ------------------- so incredibly cute you want to smooch them???

This is the happiest day of my life

Hey Justice League Unlimited fans! THE QUESTION WILL BE ON TONIGHTS EPISODE @ 11:00PM

I have a nickel from 1940

In case you were wondering ...

Weird morning yesterday.

so i moved all of the furniture in my room around today

Come on, admit it; You watched "Rock of Love with Brett Michaels" and you're watching the reunion

Favorite candle(s) and/or candle companies?

My computer is running unusually fast tonight

My brother just stopped by

hmmmm -- Mimosas!! Not just for breakfast, anymore!

I dedicate this to anyone who needs a smile....

Sauder Woodworking ...

'The Simpsons' officially sucks with no chance of redemption.

why are so many in the lounge so horny tonight?

I've managed to stay in my jammies all day today!

Are the bears about to win this one?

M-O-K Dammit!!

Its the 1970's tacky commerical appreciation thread!!!

Joni Mitchell or Nigel Tufnel

Gossip and secrets

Anybody know of a good DIY Vasectomy kit? I found one, but I don't think it's very good...

Man Charged After Cutting His Tongue Out

I've been laundering my clothing piles,

Top10 is up! Woohoo!

My roomie is cooking chicken parmesan

Please help me form a right wing blog

Indie band album photos

Baby Got Back.. gilbert and sullivan style...

FREE HUGS!! Limited time offer..see post for details

Heroes: Who do you prefer ? Jessica or Niki ?

Well...I'm drunk again ( I know, surprise! )

How to properly hug a baby (dial-up warning)

I played Halo 3 for the first time last night. Ask me anything!

Where can you buy plain white t-shirts?

Which state has the most interesting history?

Whats the best way of disposing of about 500 assorted vinyl albums from the 60's and 70's?

Do people in your neck of the woods pronounce it "Washington" or "Worshington"

My 1,000th post...Ask me anything!

Heroes... Ladies who do we prefer????

Things have a weird way of working out sometimes

Favorite literary advice?

My neighbor is an idiot.

OK. I can't stay up much longer... but there is someone I am worried about...

Most people run from their exes

which direction would windows face to get the least amount of sun?

Field of Dreams

282 days until "The Dark Knight"

Okay--Harry Potter fans; a couple of inconsistencies (May be SPOILERS)

Photos from this weekend

If you were a manager, would you hire me?

i saw a tapir in the wild today!

So, what kind of post-apocolyptic world do YOU want to live in?

Audio_Al speaking... this is my first thread post! Ask me anything...

So i just had a stare down with my cat which resulted in a silly/no point video

Minimum Wage Indexing Helps All Arizona Workers

Grocery workers join forces, seek more clout in talks

Everybody's Business, Jeffrey Scharf: Unions may have turned a corner

Verizon employees don't want sale to go through

Behr, union reach accord (FIRST IN 12 YEARS)

Union files grievance against county

Napa County, sheriffs’ association reach contract deal

SEIU Launches Multi-State Grassroots Campaign Calling on the Carlyle Group to Put Care Above Profits

Air Traffic Controllers Face a “Carbon Copy” Of 1980 Conditions (remember PATCO?)

101st Airborne Heads Back Into Iraq on Their 3rd Deployment

Egg Exxon

Interview with former CIA & State Dept. Analyst Mel Goodman

The Secret History of the American Empire

Bush: The Death of Democracy

The Shock Doctrine - Q&A From the Seattle Talk

Forewarned Is Forearmed: Bush On Iran

Anyone watching the 100 greatest weather events

Dubai police chief warns against Western attack on Iran

The "Clearance" section of Bill O'Reilly's Web Site: Why, this merchandise isn't CRAP at all!

If you Do that Ancestry DNA Testing does it open you up to Health Insurance Restrictions?

What if the Democratic party created a database of companies that pledged to pay a minimum of $10/hr

War on terror is fuelling al Qaeda - report

The American Empire and the Commonwealth of God

Chris Floyd: Annals of Liberation: Iraqis Cite Another Massacre of Civilians by American Airpower

Gay bomb wins!

Iraq Vet Ginmar Posts On Her Experiences: "The Startle Reflex"

Another Republican and adventures in restrooms....

60 Minutes - Mack Marion is my kind of country folk

Rudy Guiliani's dinner.

Democrats positioned to widen majority in Senate

Pelosi cautiously admits what everyone knows: U.S. tortures

If you were leasing out or subletting your place to an Out-of-Townie, would you require a deposit

John Cole's great piece on Obama and the flag pin

Service People, new democratic base?

What did you think about the 60 Min interview with Noble (of Interpol)?

Ask Dana Perino (satire)

Clinton in Anamosa

Stop the NAFTA Expansion to Peru

Things you have to believe to be a Republican today (from Craigslist)

Bill would make owning a leghold trap a Federal crime

Britain gave 'inflated expectations' of potential in Iraq: top adviser


Obama: "I am confident we can create a Kingdom right here on Earth."

Video = start of global warming revolution?

The Busholini Regime will surprise everyone.

Permanent Bases Planned for Afghanistan

Springsteen 60 Minutes Story On Now

By request from the Humor Mill: The Republican Oath

An Interesting Document

Blackwater 'killed 17', says Iraq. Iraq also say Blackwater men did NOT come under fire.

Jesus, Mary, Joseph and Innana wept.

It's Critter Blessing Day(true)...but

Over 100 Groups Endorse October 27 'End the War Now' Protest

Do you own a HDTV?

It looks like Sixty Minutes has become People Magazine after

Video: Bruce Springsteen On 60 Minutes

Stabbing in Midtown Manhattan; the woman stabbed lives in my building.

My "liberal' Friend has never heard of D. Kucinich!

Petraeus Says Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Is in Elite Force

Sen. Craig to Join Idaho Hall of Fame

Columbus' discovery was bad for the Native Americans

Interpol MOST WANTED Paedophile

Thank you, Mr. Springsteen, for speaking up...

Top Iraqis Pull Back From Key U.S. Goal

Ann Coulter's latest piece of crap

HARMAN: "Not Fully Briefed About Torture Memos" & Republican Suggests IMPEACHMENT If Iran Attacked

House Passes Military Contractor Legislation = REMARKS Chairman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI)

SNL's Weekend Update: 'Creeped Out' By Craig (Video)

Ok, I'm About To Get My Ass Flamed Here, But... If Hillary And Nancy

Blackwater Shootings ‘Deliberate Murder,’ Iraq Says

Krugman: Bush has strayed from true conservatism? He's the very model of it.

NY TIMES: Iraqi Inquiry Says Shooting Was Unprovoked = Blackwater USA

Sen.David Vitter (R-LA) to earmark $100,000 for creationist group

Awesome Song And Video By John Cougar Mellencamp, 'Jena'

DU'er need to realize they're more informed than 90+% of residents

Proud to be a member of the 210 million strong "Traitors to Amerika"

WWII veteran Nazi interrogators denounced Bush’s Torture techniques

Greetings from the Berkeley CA "Beach Impeach!"

Wow... 'Christmas In The Trenches ' - A Folk Song By John McCutcheon On War (WWI)

Sexual orientation knows no political ideology

This Modern World: "It's Time For The Neo-Con Game Show!"

Best Craig cartoon yet!

To ALL the Hillary bashers


Holy Crap !!! - This Guy Is OFF The Kool-Aid !!!


Does anyone know how much a high rise apartment building...

Tim Ball - world famous Canadian global warming denier. TOTALLY TRASHED!!!

If Gore declares he's running in the primaries, would you change your vote?


I'm not sure how to interpret this in relation to Biden's plan. Any input?

Biden Iowa Schedule Monday October 8

Is there video of the Hillary exchange?

Who Made Hillary Queen?

Why the Iraq war and a war with Iran MUST last 10 years

Everyone here who will not vote for the Democratic nominee sign on below.

Giuliani predicts 'formidable' Clinton-Obama Democratic ticket

A Hillary supporters take on the Democratic candidates

I Guarantee You

Is this FOOL trying to make fun of Obama's faith

Are RepubliKlan senators afraid to use the bathroom because

Albright: War with Iran CANNOT be ruled out

Obama: GOP doesn't own faith and values

Hillary can't carry the farm states!

Bush May Lack Gene For Human Speech

Talking Points Memo: Barnes - Being Right = Being Weak

Retired general backs Clinton on Iraq

Chris Dodd about getting the troops out of Iraq (video link)

Retired General Supports Obama In New Ad

Edwards draws sharp contrast with Clinton on Iraq

Conversation with Barack I & II

Let's get a catalog of NECESSARY social changes together, shall we?

Obama Before the UAW Saturday

in praise of partisanship

An Exit Toward Soul-Searching (As Bush Staffers Leave, Questions About Legacy Abound)

Begin 'Pursuit of Justice' in Your 20s, Ralph Nader Tells DePauw Students

The Story Accusing Hillary of Calling a Questioner "a Plant" is a Lie

Attention Hillary - Attention Hillary

I have but a humble request of Obama supporters

Confirmed: Jindal (R frontrunner for La. Gov.) called Jena 6 protesters "outside agitators"!

Clinton educates a misinformed voter; crowd applauds

My favorite "Hillarites": This post is for you.

Obama says he hopes to be "an instrument of God."

Why Obama has to run a "clean" campaign against Hillary

The actual dialogue between Rolph and Clinton

Chris Wallace asks Nancy Pelosi if she “prays for the troops to win in Iraq”

McClatchy: As campaigns near, GOP lawmakers restless on Iraq

The voter who questioned Hillary was wrong

Three "duets" with Barack Obama

Richardson attacks Edwards for leaving only non-combat troops at the Iraq embassy... funny thing is

Is a Nader vote intended to cause death or serious bodily harm to civilians...

Why don't the Hillary supporters help those who do not support her and those who are considering not

Obama table in Madison: October 6 Edition

Serious Question to Kucinich Supporters.

WP op-ed: Guns for hire are not worth it: Breaking the Blackwater Addiction

American Mob: Bush's Guns, Goons and GHOULiani In The Wings

Robert Fisk: Here We Go Again

Matt Taibbi: It's the End of the Road for John McCain

American Hipsters and Hollywood Stars Invade Berlin

Bush to Kids: “The Doctor Is Not In”

Hale "Bonddad" Stewart|Powerline: Economic Hacks

The Government, Not Blackwater, Should Have the Monopoly of Force

Blackwater Shootings ‘Murder,’ Iraq Says

NeoCons converge around Ghouliani - NewsWeek

'Drudge Rules Our World'

The Presidential Primary Scam - Why the game is rigged,

Iraq's Top Corruption Judge Testifies; GOPers Attack (the messenger):

The liberal news media

Does the Democratic Party Leadership Want to Withdraw from Iraq or Win the War?

The New Yorker: The Age of Apoplexy

MEDICAL PRICES – Force Their Posting By Kent Welton

Republican Senator Larry Craig: Focus on The Family's Perfect Presidential Candidate

Iraq - Regrets Only? NY Times

Columbus Day by Thom Hartmann

Bush’s torturers follow where the Nazis led

'Socialized Medicine' Quackery: There should be no place in health care debate for "overt deception"

'NYT' Op-Ed Recalls Errors of 'Liberal Hawks' on Iraq -- Newspaper's Editor Was One of Them


Eye in the sky: Big Brother likes to travel, too


We need the truth about 9/11 attacks

Imperial Playground: The Story of Iran in Recent History by Andrew G. Marshall

Where's the Plan to Get Young Black Men Out of Jail?

'L.A. Times' Reporter Chronicles Human Side of War

Haiti: Digging Through A History of Economic Violence (Shock Doctrine)

Dollar takes blows from Vietnam and Qatar

Homeless Families on the Rise, with No End in Sight

The Not-So-Small Price of Iraq

President/CEO of Children's Hospital of Richmond's LTTE on SCHIP

Vanity Fair: The People vs. the Profiteers

How Congress forgot its own Strength - Mario Cuomo - NY Times

American Lockdown: Law Enforcement Out Of Control And Beyond The Pale

The Draconian Becomes the Norm

Secessionists Meeting in Tennessee

Scott Ritter: The Big Lie: ‘Iran Is a Threat’

"It's over, George" -- and that's your friends talking / p m carpenter's commentary

Americans No Longer Question Authority

Public Citizen: Close CAFTA Vote (Costa Rica) Shows Failure of NAFTA model

So where is Sean Hannity's flag lapel pin?

Bob Fertik: I Bet Pelosi $2300 She Can End the Iraq War

America Went Shopping While Our Constitution Slowly Burned

Nuke transportation story has explosive implications

Macy's to reduce Utility-Provided Energy by 40% through solar and efficiency

Another Citizenre?

Vanished Glaciers, Falling Rocks Force Changes For Alpine Hikers In France, Switzerland - Reuters

China's 2007 Coal Output Likely Up 5% To 2.5 Billion Tons, Government Projects - Xinhua

HK Skyscrapers Invisible In Smog - W. Danger Level @ 100, Pollution Index Hits 144 - AFP

Despite 2 Deaths, 80 Illnesses, Toxic Grout Sealer Stayed On Market Over 1 Year - NYT

Inner Mongolia's Grasslands Rapidly TurnTo Sand - 10% More Of PRC Desert Since 1994

At Least 67 Die In What Vietnamese Gvn. Calls "Worst Flooding In Decades" - Reuters

MMS Auction Of Gulf Drilling Blocks Sets New Price Records - MF/MSNBC

Geothermal industry goes full steam ahead

Conergy plans $2 billion wind farm

United Natural Foods Installs 1 MW Solar Electric System

Destiny announces plans for solar parking

Newton's Third Law & The World Of Commodities Markets

Barak Obama's Energy Policy

Taiwan Power solar power station bid draws attention

University Of Illinois - Cryosphere Today - 10/8 - Minimal Shore & Edge Ice Forming . . .

Power Polymers Fuel Solar Cell Advances

CSIRO - Ocean Current Interaction To Prolong Australian Drying Trend For Decades - Reuters

Global warming may aggravate Argentine energy woes

Could West Texas algae curb oil dependence?

Clipper Windpower to build world's largest turbine

Solar's Day In The Sun

Production of electric (Tesla) roadster delayed

Odd question regarding solar panels.

Whoever said "People Are Smart" needs to read the responses to this CNN poll.

NASA - 23% Decline In Perennial Sea Ice Extent During Past Two Winters

Inside France's secret war: The motives for this war are drenched in dollars and euros and uranium

World's Biggest Coal Export Terminal (Oz) Cuts Number Of Ships In Line

US Bicycle Routes Corridor Draft Plan Under Development

UPS Indianapolis freight workers ratify contract

MSNBC snaps up startup Newsvine

National Guard Troops Denied Benefits After Longest Deployment Of Iraq War

'New York For Gore' Announces Effort In New York

Chrysler's Workers Set Strike Deadline, People Say

City to require video surveillance

Top Iraqis pull back from key U.S. goal

Top Iraqis Pull Back From Key U.S. Goal

DC Draft Gore Prepared to put Al Gore on Primary Ballot

Dangerous Sealer Stayed on Shelves After Recall

3 Win Nobel in Medicine for Gene Manipulation

Boy in court on terror charges (for owning book)

Clinton outlines economic plan in Iowa

A dozen planes violate no-fly zone around Bush event

Israel may OK Divison of Jerusalem

Trent Reznor Goes Indie

JPMorgan, Bank of America write down loans

Resistance to Myanmar Soldiers Continues

Nuke transportation story has explosive implications

British PM to reduce UK troops in Iraq to 2500 in early '08

Chopper Escorting Musharraf Crashes

Iraqi official implicates former prime minister, top Sunni sheik in violence in Shiite holy city

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday October 8

Romney turns back on patient who asks about medical marijuana

Students in Tehran lash out at Ahmadinejad

Democratic Underground Needs YOU!

British PM refuses to "rule out anything" over Iran nuclear proliferation

Melting Ice Pack Displaces Alaska Walrus

Iraqi report calls for big compensation from Blackwater, ouster from country

US considered poisons for assassinations

Christian Activist Killed in Gaza

GALLUP: Survey Finds Huge Gap Between How Republicans and Democrats View Media

American Electric Power to pay $4.6 billion

Sen. Clinton: Sandy Berger has 'no official role in my campaign'

Plane missing with 10 aboard in Washington state

SEIU won't endorse Democratic candidates

U.S. considered Cold War radiological weapon (to assassinate "important individuals")

Secret Service Agent Shoots Car

Iranian students call president "dictator" during scuffle

Plan to Sell Iraqis M-16s Triggers New Controversy

Runner who died had heart condition, officials say

Switzerland reeling as radicals create havoc at rightwing political rally

Nuclear Power Primed for Comeback: Demand, Subsidies Spur U.S. Utilities

(US) Labor Board Clarifies Reinstatement Rights of Striking Employees

Hey Girls ! look at this !

Hey...stop it!

Battle of the quavery, massive vocal ranges

Hugh celebration at Stanford after win over USC

Beautiful Cat and Dog video

You guys!

Goodnight Kids !

Kilimanjaro one of teen's many heights

Tovah busted a tooth... yowwie...

Poll: "Across the Universe"

People, can't we all just bang a gong???

The enigmatic Blank Post For Canadian Thanksgiving (10/08/07)

OMG... what is it with TV these days?

If you weren't you

Anyone ever bought a "Screecher" alarm for personal defense, and used it?

"Meet the Neocons"

I need a good probing.

Does everyone MySpace now???

Most people run from their axes

Most people run from their arses.

forget it

some people run their arses off running from their ex's with axes...

Does anyone get today off (besides Government and bank employees)?

Need help finding a tshirt

I don't know how to break this to you, Lounge, but here goes.

Thread in GD - Yes, I was there....

Know of a site where you can post about poor service at a business? nt

People, can't we all just get a bong?

Self delete

Wow!! Drunk arrested outside my window!!!!

Shit, my neighbor cross the street is man handling his kid

J-Lo's having twins! She's "enjoying being pregnant!" I can't believe I'm posting this!

New to DU...

any case managers in da house and if so..

All My Exes Live in Texas

Finally Decided on My Halloween Costume, What Are You Going to be?

For all our Canadian DUers, Happy Thanksgiving Day. n/t

CD music/DVD question...

Hacking up a whole chicken....that's how you start your day!

Gahan Wilson - still relevant today

All those capital Ls. In fact, *only* capital Ls. My god, I just figured out who sniffa really is!

Most of my Clan's castles are in ruins... what should I do about this?

If I ask DS1 to help with a computer question, does that fall under the photoshop category?

Who has that animated version of the RNC's blue elephant logo?

I just found a puppy in the parking lot.

Someone tell haruka that her myspace account is hacked and to stop posting ads from Macy's

ARGGHH!!!How can i get rid of The Lord of the Flies???

Sometimes I just have to do this...

ARRGHH!! How can I get rid of the lord of the dance?? nt

Most people run from exes from Texas with axes

Post your favorite smilies...inspired by primate's bug thingy..

GD exploding about Duplicate threads and copy cat duplicate threads!!1!!

Potato salad with sour cream and blue cheese?

My dog is nekkid and seems awfully happy

Damn laptop! Does antbodu elad have thie problem?

the difference between house and home

Do You Think Water-boarding is Torture?

My Grandson turns 2 next month

Booze+Guns+Right Wing Freaks

Thou shalt not kill, except in a popular video game in church.

ever see a miLitant straw man?

Best adaptation of a Stephen King story?

Looking for a good wireless headset

My cousin made the papers today.

They're getting loungy in GD.

In teh beginnin Ceiling Cat was invisible

Yesterday: 82 and really humid

Anyone else fascinated by this?

If business meetings were like Internet comments

Wow... Chevy Chase is 64 years old today!

I hate major chunks of my wife

haha- neocon gold

Rolling Stones' "Mr. Jimmy" has died at 75...

it's Columbus Day! Its Raining! I played Golf this morning!

This is my 35,000th post

ARGGHH!!! How can i get rid of FRUIT FLIES???

Monday, October 8th. William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

I turned 52 today and just realized I've smoked aprox 438,000 cigarettes in my life

does anyone remember the name of the site where they do a bra fitting for you

Mr Scorpio says, "Virginia is the only state with a sexual reference" in its motto.

Finally! A fine Italian coffee you can drink over the Internet.

What does Disco taste like?

That's it - if you losers are gonna bitch about GD.......

Are you depressed? Feeling down?

Talk about the strangest roommate combination: Rock of Love Brandi C, Krista, Heather and...

Anyone watching Low Winter Sun?

What kind of post-apocalyptic MOVIE world do you want to live in?

Do You Think Boogie boarding is Torture?

"The latchstring's on the outside."

God hates me.

So lounge what are we drinking??

October is "Well, Fuck You, I Hate Your Pancakes" Month

Hard to believe I used to do stuff like this:

My friend died from cancer. Both my sister and dad have cancer. My brother is activated, again.

Please wish me luck.

Why is MSNBC making this poor gay boy

Congratulations to the great people of Virginia, especially the Falls Church area

Oh yeah--Somebody just opened the Hiroshima can of worms again in GD.

Do You Think Snow-boarding is Torture?

I have a new Worst Movie in History: 'The Fan'

What's for dinnah, DU?

ROLF! "Neo-Con Gold Record Offer!

Christmas Carols. Yesterday. In PetSmart.

When you post on DU...Do you sometimes feel that you are....

I found 2 newspapers from the Civil War. Ask me anything!

Driving a Hybrid -- anything different about it? Anything I should know?

What's playing on your music device right now?

Fuck! They just showed Rudy at the Yankees game in his front row seat,

Crap, I'll give anyone $50, a place to sleep, pay for turnpike tolls & all the beer you can drink...

I want to thank the kind soul who gave me a donor star!

Why are the quietest, most picturesque towns always invaded by loud motorcycles?

I had lisa's cousins over for dinner on saturday....

A Thanks to all of you

Oh almost forgot! A holy roller came to campus a week ago...

ya know, sometimes augmented breasts just aren't enough to keep me interested

A question for DU women.

I hate major chunks of my life...

I'm curious about Burning Man. Does it serve a purpose other than....

Do you have a smooth top electric range?

Have you ever put someone on ignore but then ended up really liking them

Do you wear perfume/cologne to work?

Pic thread time: post pics with your pets!

***April Calendar Contest***

Predict the GD outrage of the week!

Lounge Vibes Needed!!!

Democratic Underground Needs YOU!

Radio Lady Previews: Rossini's Opera "Cinderella" on stage in Portland (Ore.) November 2 - 10, 2007

Combat aviation brigade created in Iraq

Repaired Baghdad school ready to open

Emotions high as 68 sailors, Marines become Americans

Knowing the Enemy Difficult in Iraq

Bonuses boosted for all MOSs

Watada proceedings delayed for review

Lack of care killed Iraq soldier, mother says

Hearings set for soldiers accused of murder

2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division coming home (again)

DoD gets non-prize for ‘gay bomb’

More women than ever enter West Point

Sailors can get up to $90,000 to ship over

Iraqis raise Blackwater death toll to 17

Medal of Honor helo to be dedicated Oct. 20

A few pics of the Cambridge Honk Parade yesterday (xpost from MA)

New runway lights visible only with NVGs

State Department repeatedly ignored warnings by diplomats on Blackwater

Iraqi president eyes huge US troop withdrawal

Report says war on terror is fuelling al Qaeda

6 years later, US expands Afghan base

National Guard Troops Denied Benefits After Longest Deployment Of Iraq War

Meet Floyd Holt of the IVAW

Bring the Troops Home Now Rally and March in Syracuse, NY

Things you dont see everyday

Allen: Bigotry has no place in CG

Officials: Corps beat 2007 recruiting goal

Military sees big decline in black enlistees

Today in labor history October 08

Washington Post: High Court's Fraud Case Widely Seen as Stand-In for Enron

Former AFSCME Leader Elected AFL-CIO Executive VP

US Labor Board Modifies Hiring-Bias Standard

NYC: 5 IWW Top City Workers Locked Out

This week’s Labor History Spotlight: 1919, U.S. Steel Strike

Two US Port Workers Treated like Terrorists

The Plight of Iraq’s Progressive Labor Movement

Union Endorsements in 2008 Pres Race (scorecard)

Starbucks Workers Union Press Conference in Grand Rapids, MI

Blackwater in California

O'Reilly interviews Snow: WH press is "cancer," CNN "pagan"

Kucinich Campaign Update

TPM: GOP '08: Feel the Excitement!

Ric Mercer Talking with Americans

Meeting Resistance Trailer

In Our Name

SNL - Weekend Update ... with Seth & Amy: Senator Craig

Dana Perino, punching bag, WH press briefing take 2,

Wind of Change: From Burma to Vietnam

Joe Scarborough Takes on "Iraqi Losers" About Blackwater (oh, & Sen. Webb!)

Really, Senator Craig. REALLY?!? (too funny)

Is Nuclear Power Worth the Environmental Cost?

Hillary Clinton on her Iran vote

Rush Limbaugh: Asinine

FEMA Camp Footage (Concentrations Camps in USA)

Bush Admin Launches National Abstinence Campaign

Mitt Romney IGNORES question from medical marijuana patient in wheelchair

Bruce Springsteen - Last To Die

Buzzwords for the Future?

Does it sometimes appear as if the democratic leadership in Congress

India holds key in NATO's world view (pressures on to sign up)

Video of Geraldo and Laura Ingraham in makeup

PKK rebels cross border to kill Turkish soldiers

A word from God.

Bad weekend for Obama -Now wants to be instrument of Ga-yawd...

The presidential primary scam: Ad hoc decision

Barbara Starr and the unruly elderly passenger flying

Top Iraqis Pull Back From Key U.S. Goal-Reconciliation Seen Unattainable

In 1992 the democrats gave America a Rhodes scholar for president.

John F. Kennedy described himself as a "conservative" during the 1960 presidential campaign

For 1st time, Iowa poll shows Clinton in lead

DU is entering"The dead hour..."

Bush/Cheney in the Obituaries

This happened this weekend. Good. Neo-Nazis smacked down by Elks.

The cable news wars are getting more personal

Sudan's Foreign Minister Denies There Is 'Genocide' In Darfur

So which is it?

Are Clinton, Obama, Edwards All The Same?

Watch Where You Step! ..... The pro-war w/Iran manure pile is getting deeper

Stem cell team wins 2007 Nobel for medicine

Peace must not be forgotten

Britain 'on board' for US strikes on Iran


Computer research fashion - don't wear them at Logan Airport

Slowpoke TOON: Bomb this Book!

why the (*&% are we still observing "Columbus Day"??

What About Iran and Hillary Clinton?

Is the stock market open today?

You do realize, don't you, that if it weren't for the Iraq occupation

Scarborough is nuts....

Supreme Court case pits Bush against Texas

Blackwater Fallout May Ripple Through Industry

People at a marathon in Chicago drop, or die, from

Turkish cabinet in urgent talks after Kurdish attacks

Bush’s Brain seeks transplant

Texas Supreme Court Justice- Medina house fire was intentionally set

In memory: Marion "Mike" Broadus

technically it wouldn't be torture

I'm thinking we should serve enslaved Indian tribes for dinner tonight...

Is Columbus Day not observed where you're at?

Inside France's Secret War

Feel like giving the campaign bloodletting a rest? Fred Thompson's first debate is tomorrow...

Threats to bumblebees fly under radar

I wish Bill would divorce Hillary and marry Monica.

Chopper Escorting Musharraf Crashes

Waxman sinks teeth into watchdog role

Veteran: "A true warrior isn't in it for the money"

Newsweek: Cheney blocked issues raised by Condi regarding WH interrogation & rendition policies

"America does not torture" so are we hiring other countries to do the actual torture

bush`s big night out......

Outsourcing the War

Musharraf bodyguards dead:some guys have all the luck

Oh shit. Costa Rica votes yes to US free trade deal:

Waxman Sinks Teeth Into Watchdog Role (Oversight "in some ways more important than legislating")

I can't believe Jim Bakker is back on TV.

Breaking AP: First executions in 3 years. 15 put to death

Are we trying to gin up a war in South America now?

How much do you know about Columbus?

Trending Toward Inanity (Ezra Klein reviews Mark Penn's book "Microtrends")

PBS Frontline on Oct. 16th - Cheney's Law

Lawyer: Pizzeria manager 'at peace' with plea in boys' kidnapping case

Do you ever feel just burned out? Yesterday I found the DVD "Roger and Me"

Britain to cut Iraq force to 2,500

I think you need to know about William Polk.

U.K report - Avoid war with Iran at all costs

scientiest say NO, EPA says yes to more poison use

Breaking 11:00 AM Wednesday deadline set by UAW with Chrysler

What did Begala just say about Ari Fleischer on Stephanie Miller's show?

China had landslide causing domino effect , blocked river!

LIMBOsevic is just a mellow fellow as he enters his final month of probation

Post Vietnam guilt trips

Jeb Bush bemoans "mean-spirited" politics

Mother Teresa's revenge on HITCHENS - who knew, not his first time!!1

Senate Republicans Knew About Sen. Craig's History of Toe-Tapping (per R. Novak)

Kurds tackle 'honor killings' of women

No matter what the question is, Rudi says 9/11

Car bomb kills two near Polish embassy in Iraq

Britain 'on board' for US strikes on Iran - Telegraph UK


RADICAL FRINGE TOON Mon 10/8 War of the Flag Pins begins?

Afghanistan: meet the new boss... (1st mass execution since 2004)

3 share Nobel in Medicine for mouse-gene manipulation

Has anyone seen...

On the war - what is the difference between Dem leadership and Rethug Obstructionists?

George Allen, Liz Cheney To Spin For Thompson

Even worse news, my mom's roommates son was murdered

If Obama is elected President... Should Affirmative Action end?

update on Warwick High race incident: gun threat, Stormfront involvement...

Dubai Police Chief Warns Against Western Attack on Iran

Retired general endorses Clinton, says she doesn't oppose the Iraq war as it's being run. Heh.

Are all of the GOP candidates debating tomorrow?

Wingnuts disappointed in the "liberal media"

I don't know if you read about my neighbor who was brutally stabbed

Liz Cheney to spin for Fred Thompson after debate

Blackwater, Duncan Hunter, San Diego and the money trail

U.S. Secret Service Agent in Ahmadinejad Detail Accidentally shot his car

KRUGMAN-Conservatives Asking: "How Did We Get Here" & My God What Have We Done?"

In America it has always been that one is presumed innocent until proved guilty

Monet Punched: Does this makes sense to anyone?

So, I'm at the grocery store...

Iraqi panel: Blackwater guards should face murder charges

cheney's guru Wurmser:" US 'must break Iran and Syria regimes'"

If Hillary becomes president, will we ever really know the truth about the last 7 years?

Top Iraqis doubt Reconciliation

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) is drafting legislation to ban all mercenaries

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

If the worm has turned, why does it feel like we're staring down a cobra?

ROVE: “I’m really sad about Scooter,”

U.S. lets in more immigrants for farms

Iraqis' lives are "cheap as sheep"

Who and how did you vote in 2000?

Is Michael Coren (I consider him a scary right winger) influencing people?

And now, today's Republican Family Values Moment

Joe Bageant Will Be At Southern Book Festival, Nashville, Sat Oct 13th

Want to see why a fundy I spar with have not even dated yet?

Briton in coma after mosquito bite in US

SCHIP costs same as 40 days in Iraq

Reality Shows - Legal Responsibility vs. Ethical Behavior

The age of America and our reluctance to evolve

Protesters Grow Frustrated as War Wears On-Some activists use civil disobedience to force change

Join the telephone campaign to end the war and more. Recommend this thread after you make the calls.

Vicente Fox will be on The Daily show tonight.

There are times it's all I can do to keep a lid on it

U.S. considered radiological weapon

Daily Kos Diary: Al Gore Is Not Saving The Planet!!!!! (It's good, not a hit piece)

F.Y.I. Newsweek listed Sandy Berger as a Clinton advisor on Sep 6th

US (anti-terror) strategy branded a disaster - Oxford Research Group report

Hoyer Behind Pushing Bush legislation to floor votes

Clarence Thomas Whines His Way to the Bank

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You have 'liberal media', we have 'socialist media'

‘US Army pays Iraq warlords for peace’ -- Couldn't we have done this thousand's of lives ago?

Monday TOONS: Give Rushbloat a taste of his own medicine!

One Of Petraeus' Own Advisers Says General's Testimony On Iraq Was Misleading

Freepers attacking 12 year old Graeme Frost

The new "I invented the internet" - Some say... Hillary claims that she help start

Democratic Underground Needs YOU!

The misguided liberal (?) hawks

Really stupid Fred Thompson bumperstickers

Question: Who Are Our Troops F***ing?

I salute you.

Why are Americans more conservative?

Separated at Birth

11:30 PM EST> CSPAN - is this the best the republican debate can do?

Birthday Rant & Roll: When you require and recruit from the ruthless, you get their other

Could vertical farming be the future?

What would happen if Al Gore WON many Primaries and was still undeclared?

Dreaming of a tight Christmas.........

Blackwater license ran out in 2006, says Iraq

Petraeus claims Iran's envoy is in Revolutionary Guard

The U.S. Govt's Secret Colorado Oil Discovery scam

Is the Sunni Insurgency on vacation?

The Great Inflation Fraud - Why does the government pretend prices aren't rising?

Fred Thompson holding several practice debate sessions, including a Rudy stand-in

Romney turns back on patient who asks about medical marijuana

Thompson on Leno" "I'm brunning for bresident of the Dunited States"

People vs. Profiteers ~ Employees Suing Halliburton ~ Vanity Fair article

Guaranteed to break your heart: Rebels seize mountain gorilla refuge

Only Four Days Until the Nobel Peace Prize Winner is Announced

I would like to dedicate my 10,000th post to NewYawker99

Just some of that "Authentic Frontier Gibberish"...

Another "brilliant" LTTE in the local rag: Pro-war demonstrators were the peaceful ones. Suuuuure...

Mark Maron is sitting in for Rachel. On now!

Hey---I got an idea DUers... Let's not vote in 2008!

The British are leaving! The British are leaving! (removing half of troop in Iraq by spring 2008)

Sen. Kennedy requests your signature on a petition to override SCHIP veto:

Guardian:Kurdish attacks raises pressure on Turkish prime minister to order Iraq invasion

Wanna start a thread which gets a high post/view count here at DU?

Hey, FUX and all RW flag lapel pin-wearing "patriots"... are your pins made in CHINA?

Bernanke: The anti-Robin Hood


Brothers and Sisters last night had a spoof of Limpballs

Putin To Attend Caspian Summit In Tehran

It makes me ill to have to look at that pic of Limbaugh on the "Latest" page.

Are you ready to 'convert' a Repub rather than inflict their just punishment on them?

Iraqi panel: Blackwater guards should face murder charges

Interesting info about "Patriot Bible College" (related to Vitter thread posted earlier today)

Will Senator Clinton's Top Adviser, Mark Penn, Have Any Effect On Her Polling By Next Month?

Endgame on Torture: Time to Call the Bluff

Whatever happened to the search for ...

Endgame on Torture: Time to Call the Bluff

Erik Prince, Blackwater founder/wingnut

Sleazy credit card tactics under fire

Iraqi Authorities Seek Blackwater Ouster

Bush Dogs still voting against Children's Health Bill

American College Of Physicians send letter to Congress urging override of Bush's SCHIP veto

Homeless Families on the Rise, with No End in Sight

My wife called me from her dentist last year

Do you believe the Presidential Preference Polls..

Reagan for kids?

Dedicating My 1000 Posts to Our Brave Men and Women in Iraq

INSANE RW Email making the rounds.

200,000 Italians March for Peace

Now Without Enough Immigrant Workers, Farmers Fear Crops Will Rot In Fields

How The Falling Dollar Affects Americans

Every once in a blue moon, my morbid curiosity takes the best of me and I take a peek at the Site...

Chris Floyd: Murderous Mummery: Marching Into Nightmare With General Petraeus

Vibrating suitcase shuts down Oakland airport baggage claim

Why CAN'T They Just Tell Truth?-Another Media Figure (Couric) pressured by NBC to support war

Jane Smiley's brilliant summary of why we REALLY went into Iraq.

Is it my imagination, or is the anti-war movement losing steam?

Hope fades that Fossett cheated death

EPA approves 1-year use of pesticide despite warnings from over 50 scientists/chemists

Gore Endorses Hillary - How Would You React?

More manufacturning jobs to leave Ohio

Is there anyone else here who doesn't vote?

Fastest car on the planet is all electric/170 mpg

"New Online Private Christian Community Offers Support for Parents and Families of Homosexuals"

U.S. Army explored the potential for using radioactive poisons to assassinate "important individual

Nancy,get your feet off the GD table!

This poll needs some DU love!

Zero percent income tax on incomes up to $100,000 - 50% flat rate on income exceeding that

Jim Kramer is on Hardnuts essentially puffing up Hillary.

EPA Refused to Warn of Asbestos Dangers; Millions of Homeowners at Risk

Columbus Day

what is Newsmax and why do they flood my email cousin's son was wounded in that Crandon shooting.

Science teacher's brush with police ends in heart attack

Ken Burns' WWII Doc said many conscientious objectors were trained as medics on the front lines...

Christians United for Israel

Interesting "Non Profit/co-operative" mortgage lender I came across this weekend.

Cold War Secret Revealed: US Army Explored Radioactive Poison As Assassination Tool

Trickle-Up Economics: New Report Reveals Staggering Global Wealth Concentration

Good Morning! - Morning Headlines

Hey I got an idea--DU'ers lets vote in 2008

Can someone deconstruct this article for me regarding wiretapping prot

"IF" you recognize Columbus Day as a national holiday

198 Methods of Non-Violent Action from Albert Einstein Institution

Is anyone else taking a fresh look at Richardson?

Woodward on pre-war reporting: "I should have been more aggressive. Everyone should have"

SCOTUS to hear case of plaintiffs denied chance to sue medical device mfg. because FDA approved it

U.S. Soldiers Are Sick of It (depleted uranium poisoning)

Blackwater Question EVERY candidate, Dem and Pug, must be asked: Given the recent controversy

Honest Question: what would single payer / gov't healthcare do to "malpractice insurance"?

Novak: Wilson did not forcefully object to naming of CIA wife in column

E. Coli Spreading Slaughterhouses Allowed to Stay Open

Homeless man with law degree, MBA looks for work

The man who stands between US and new war

TIME: Why Banked Blood Goes Bad (US needs donors!)

Fred Thompson drinking game for the debate

caption * II

another toe-tapping Republican caught in bathroom sting

FUNNY! What Do Rush Limbaugh & Kermit Have In Common?

David Broder on Sunday's "Meet the Press" - was Jimmy Carter

Al Gore To Speak At Climate Change-Wine Conference/Barcelona/ Feb. 2008

Far out, man...

Happy Birthday Dennis Kucinich

EXCLUSIVE: DoJ Voting Chief Says PhotoID Laws Are a 'Shame' for Elderly, But Minorities 'Die First'

The Central Truth about George Bush’s “War on Terrorism”

Halliburton Employees Sue-"A Scandal Of EPIC PROPORTIONS" (Vanity Fair)

Post editor says Bush, Gonzales should be tortured

This pretty 24 year old was studying to be a nurse

Impeachment a duty, not a ploy

Am I the only one who questions the integrity of the polls?

BUSH SCANDALS LIST (a must see) =====>

Another sad page from the Clinton archives is opened: Re: Sandy Berger.

Help! Donations needed for MY SON!

Man's Trial Over Feeding Homeless Begins

Why We have such Lousy Leaders & How to Get Rid of Them - autorank(Collins) - "Scoop"

Pelosi knows she'll win her next election


Don't think I'm returning to my fav hamburger joint.

I get it! The madness behind the Hedge Funds.

Boring Blather about Biden, Bankruptcy Bills, and Big Banking Bucks

SALON: The Presidential Primary Scam-WHY THE GAME IS RIGGED

***April Calendar Contest***

WWII Interrogators Denounce Bush Administration

Draft Gore Movement Hitting MSM

Newsweek Article on Gore: Nobel Prize: Could it push Gore into Race?

How about an avatar tribute to Al Gore this week?

Roommate killed over 'stinky feet'

This is your month Mr Gore. It is your time.

"Florida Democrats are all for it"...March 2006. All for the early primary that far ahead.

Teacher Wants to Bring Gun To School

NanceGreggs: "Why I Cannot Vote in 2008"

I was never sure about dropping the atom bombs on Japan

"A Nobel Candidate" - Could a Nobel Peace Prize give Gore a push?

Philosophical question - if Columbus had not discovered America - would you exist?

Democratic Underground Needs YOU!

Guess I watched the wrong Sunday news shows yesterday - Talibani defends Biden's plan for Iraq

Thread alert:

I'm going to a "Meet and Greet" with Sen. Biden this afternoon.

Mario Cuomo: How Congress Forgot Its Own Strength

WP,pg1: Obama's $75 Million Woman: Finance director made fledgling campaign a fundraising machine

Harold Ford and Lincoln Davis both running for TN governor?

Conversation with Senator Obama: very good stuff

The idea of a partitioned Iraq

How Hillary Built Her Lead

Go Left TV: Coulter and Hate Hags Go Wild

nance said i must post this...

The Rude Pundit: Rude Pow-Wow on Columbus Day

Hillary Clinton Leads In Worthless Poll

Clinton: Weaknesses in poll aren't who she is

Forget "the looney left", now it's "the lying left".

ActBlue Q3 Stats Week: Thursday Oct 04, 2007

Our Slave Labor in California, Iraq (quietly rewriting federal regulations to eliminate barriers)

George Allen endorses Fred Thompson. Howard Baker to serve as national campaign chair.

Hey Leahy, when are Meirs and Bolton going to be prosecuted for contempt of congress?

Romney outreach to Indo-American voters seems lifeless

Biden and Brownback to hold joint campaign event

The Inconsistent Waffle Factor: Voters more likely to punish Democrats who waffle

Nader promoting new book in Waterbury

Rep. Kingston (R) Geogia introduces resolution "commending" rush limbaugh

1,000-plus war protesters in Berkeley spell out opposition to Bush

"Dislike Hillary" factor could fade

Romney confronted on medical marijuana: "Will you arrest me or my doctors?"

TOO funny...

Minnesotans don't like the war...but are conflicted on best solution...

Hillary extends lead in latest AP-Ipsos poll...

Rasmussen - Thompson's Numbers Decline: Is Fred Fizzling?

Should somebody with such a grudge be allowed to sit on the Supreme Court...

Obama's new energy plan: "cap-and-trade"

Re: Obama and his faith, the Progessive Agenda and Militant Atheism.

The Lincoln Brigade - Democratic SWAT Team that killed CA Electoral Repuke Ploy

We're about to learn a lot about Hillary Clinton this week

Rep. Ron Paul: I advocate the same foreign policy the Founding Fathers would

Stem cell research earns scientists Nobel Medicine prize

Why is Howard Dean not running?

Conservatives Must Reject Capitalism!!

Living Under Fascism

Must read! For once, we played "hardball" to kill California ballot plan to elect a GOP President!

Former Washington State Governor Gary Locke endorses Hillary...

Re: The Bashing


FWIW: Michael Hirsh at Newsweek reported about Sandy Berger on Sept. 6, 2007

digby: Price Of Admission To The Big Tent *** Take Action if you can!

Markos: How the Edwards gambit *could* work

Is there video of Obama at church?

The real question about Hillary using Sandy Berger as her advisor - is WHY would she open herself up

Pelosi Can't Decide What the Definition of "Torture" is... She Is Making My Head Hurt... (again.)

SF Examiner: He’s back: Sandy Berger now advising Hillary Clinton

Hillary''s Economic Advisor Robert Altman...coming Up Now on CNBC with Kudlow!

AP: SEIU Won't Endorse Democratic Candidates

Michael Moore getting behind the "Draft Al Gore" movement? -- check out his homepage

My SS check comes into my bank later and later each month. Thank

Looks like someone passed Phoney Phred Thompson the smelling salts.

Ignoring my little voice... WHY should I support Hillary?

SEIU to split endorsement amongst locals.

So when a Hillary supporter links Obama to the DLC what is the motivation?

Neo-connecting the Dots to Iran (Part V)

How Clinton has built her lead

The Man Who "Broke" The Sandy Berger Story

Next Battle for Democrats: Iran (ABC World News video)

"I think...she'll be a greater president even than her brilliant husband"

Democrats positioned to widen majority in Senate

What if... Thompson is the NeoCon 'sleeper'?

Widespread violations of patients’ rights by private insurers in Medicare drug benefit program

Iranian students clash with police during protest against Ahmadinejad

Obama Proposes Deep Greenhouse Gas Cuts


Sen. Clinton: Sandy Berger has no official role in my campaign

(NAZI) PARTY'S OVER, Halloween is banned at a Brooklyn high school - and Hitler's to blame

A very interesting & useful site

The "absolute assurance" of General Petraeus: "Let’s be very clear. There is no debate."

George "Macaca" Allen Joins Thompson Campaign

Hillary on her "inevitability"...agrees with DU...

Some Questions About The History of Mark Penn

Was There A More Polarizing President Than Richard Nixon?

Elizabeth Edwards on All Thing Considered this afternoon. nt.

Right Wing Attack Machine Smears Obama Church Visit

Grist on Obama's new energy plan: "Obama has put himself out ahead of all the other frontrunners"

READ THIS: Sandy Berger now advising Hillary Clinton

Would you rather have a smart or honest dem for president (MUST choose).

Mitt Romney's Rap Sheet

A blue dog in hand is worth more than a liberal

Candidates who use their faith in their campaigns remind me of injustice.

NBC News: Iowa Caucus to be held right after New Year's on January 3rd

DC Draft Gore Prepared to put Al Gore on Primary Ballot

Robert Reich V Pat Buchanan On Trade-MSNBC

Clinton wants Vilsack family in her administration

Edwards on the verge of breaking through...

MUST SEE VIDEO: Romney walks away from a wheelchair patient

Dennis Kucinich's trophy wife.

McGovern endorsement will help Clinton in Iowa (The Nation)

Please Make Your Case Why Your Candidate Has The Best Chance To Beat His Or Her Republican Opponent

New Yorker: Biden: Ahead of His Time?

More religious fallout for Obama

'New York For Gore' Announces Effort In New York

Hillary Clinton Leads In Worthless Poll

Stan the Stupid Virus and Barack go to church...

Iraqi President Talibani goes on CNN yesterday to defend Biden's plan for Iraq.

How About A Democratic National Party Health Insurance Plan?

Hillary's Plan To Rebuild The Middle Class (Exanded)

Poll Update: Obama gains ground, but at whose expense?

Senator Clinton, I know a President when I see one...Senator

For all those who think Obama's faith speeches make him like Bush...

Hillary, War with Iran is No Laughing Matter

Edwards: "I lived through the inevitably of Howard Dean"

How anti-war is Hillary?

Boring Blather about Biden, Bankruptcy Bills, and Big Banking Bucks

honest question: why do some here use the term "left wing" as an insult?

Obama and Edwards Target Clinton on Iran Vote (ABC News)

Romney turns back on patient who asks about medical marijuana

Why Is Hillary Greasing the Skids for Another War?

Bradblog needs our help

NM Sen- Chavez Running

A note about us Black folks and our "Blackcents" as it relates to Barack's church appearance

Clinton Far From Inevitable. Just Ask Gary Hart

"Clinton’s critics have been so unhinged in their attacks, and so scathing in their criticisms..."

Am I a REPUB, DEM, INDI or none of the above?

Are Right Wing Sources Acceptable To You For Attacking Democrats?

Why should Iowa and New Hampshire have such an impact?

A few reasons I don't want another Clinton to get the nomination

Imagine Peace By Cindy Sheehan

Hillary is part of the campaign of lies about Iran, just as she was about Iraq.

Clinton lays out her 'economic blueprint for the 21st century'

Des Moines, Iowa: Clinton proposes $50 billion energy fund

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