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Archives: August 12, 2008

Foreign Affairs Chairman Says Congress Has Options on Russia

Fundies Pumping Up the Prop 8 (anti-California equal marriage) Fear Factor

I have to say: Love the OBAMA sticky banner up above. :) That is all. NT

The Moronic Party From Off-Shore Drilling to the Georgian War

Oh for the love of all things good....

US releases 250,000 dollars for emergency aid in Georgia

Bush History, 8/11 - The Poor Go to War, & the Rich Get Tax Cuts:Bush’s Idea of Shared Sacrifice

San Francisco Chronicle: Student aid requests soar as economy plummets

Yanno ...... the Rice woman was a Russian expert ........

The $64 Question: Who told Saakashvili that he could bomb South Ossetia....

End of the "American Century" update: The Gap is no longer No. 1

I don't think I care for London's new mayor too much......


Rice refuses to ‘interrupt her holidays’ to deal with Georgian conflict

The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline.

Russia opens new front, drives deeper into Georgia

Jesus!! McInsane's handlers have restricted his phone use!!

Mikhail Gorbachev: Georgia leaders to blame!

Yay for fist bump sticky! :)

Can someone please explain the Marilyn sticky to me?

Do you think Cheney is going into orgasm over the prospect of a new Cold War?

The Summary of the Bush Presidency (heh)

When to vote? (I'd like to maximize the odds of the vote getting counted)

Gorbachev slams US's 'serious blunder'

NY Times: Leaving Wall Street for a Job Overseas

Thought Process Flowchart: Dick Cheney

DHL deal gone sour haunts McCain in Ohio: 'staggering job losses' expected.

Suskind is on TDS tonight! FWIW! n/t

An idea regarding NASA

Watching frat boy at the Olympics reminded me of this song


The constitution must die. a poem.

Massive stash of WMD discovered in Iraq.

from politico on cbs website: 7 Worrisome Signs For Obama

Speaking of that McSame bumping and W blocking on top of the page?

Hey Asshole-in-Chief Bush: Or what?

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's big adventure to Tbilisi on Thursday, July 10, 2008.

Bush asks if Atlanta is safe from Russia's attack..........

if we are lucky, once in our lifetime someone trancends politics as usual and has integrity

A hurricane is headed for Georgia's breakaway republic of South Ossetia capital Tskhinvali

Has bush & company been pushing Georgia & the Ukraine to join NATO?

we need 719 more donors.I'll sponsor 3 more

US military surprised by speed, timing of Russia military action

“'Honor' killing comes to the US”, Boston Globe

I'm sorry about what's happening in Georgia now but we need to worry about our problems here at home

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

OMG That B*#$%, I Can't Believe She Did This!!!

Georgia split in two. Saakashvili has hours to last, not days.

If Cheney Forged Documents About Paris Hilton THAT Would Be Grounds for Impeachment in the USA

This so-called sex scandal should make anyone with a brain realize the Republicans must NOT win.

Anybody got a good link to Rush Limbaugh going on welfare?

Charlie Rose: 'Bob' aka Robert Kagan saying let's go in! And

Denver has primaries tomorrow. Any clues on who might win?

Heed the warning: The faces of meth

Her dream - all but gone

Bomb Plot Reveals Bush’s Abysmal Miscalculations in Qaeda Fight - Bush History, 8/12

Did any reporter bother to ask Big Dog his thoughts on the Edwards scandal?

Wasting water so you can waste gasoline....

Moscow Times reports Georgia's economy is collapsing. Fear of Russian hackers.

Bush could weaken Endangered Species Act

McGrumpy said Georgia was a European country today

I propose a constitutional amendment banning the practice of Flag Knee-Whacking

"Not Ready to Make Nice" with Power Point

Anyone want to comment on the Paris Hilton Video? And How Insane In The McCain edited it

Re: AsherHeimermann.

hand over heart ??? pledge of allegiance - yes - national anthem - no Right???

International Youth Day 2008 is Today (Features Ava)

"Vacation, all I ever wanted"...just like her shoe shopping & Spamalot during Katrina

South Ossetia: Russian, Georgian...independent?

Who is there to come to the aid of Georgia with troops on the ground?

Travel Warning-Please apply to American troops

Are we all really just a bunch of Peons?

Does Extenz work? n/t

Help me with answer to bogus Jay Leno email

Oh geez, Michael Reagan on CNN talking about the scandal.

Check this s*** out

Putin Rules - "What Are You Going To Do?"

WJ this morning - Travy Dove from Russia Today

Russia policy: THINK about it. We're screwing up

Georgia: Another Bush screw up

In Manhattan, Big Bro Lost On Congestion Pricing But Intends To Track All Cars Under Terra!

UBS losses rack up

Vad "the Impaler" Putin is a thug. Of Polonium 210 and his army of brown shirts the Nashis.

New Robinson for Congress (D) T.V. Ad, Ohio 12th

North Atlantic "Invest 92" bears watching (WU)

North Atlantic "Invest 92" bears watching (WU)

Willful pseudo-ignorance followed by disingenuous shock or outrage is truly pathetic.

Do you think that Elizabeth Edwards should be given a speaking slot at the convention?

Georgia: Russian Attacks Continue; Despite Russia's Claims

POOTIE-POOT out of control? Blame Bush, Pre-Emptive War Doctrine, and by extension, McBush!

I am watching the Olympics and I want to say...the announcers need to SHUT UP

Bush looks to weaken Endangered Species Act

Has anyone asked Boosh if he has taken the military option off the table for Russia?

John McCain's Deception. McCain has ALWAYS been cozy with New Right leaders.

Republican convention swag...

Tale of two headlines: AP vs. Reuters

The Coming Cyberwar: Inside the Pentagon’s Plan to Fight Back

Why people hate politics

Most companies in U.S. avoid federal income taxes

Woman Accidentally Shot and Killed by Police: Right-Wingers Blame Victim

John McCain: No Maverick, just a Status-Quo, Ultra-Conservative, Party-Line Republican

I care!

“No One Could Have Predicted,” Republic of Georgia Edition

Student aid requests soar as economy plummets

Russia 'ends Georgia operation' - BBC

Ms. Rice, Mr. Holbrooke said, should be on a plane to Moscow

More thug coppers in West Palm Beach FL.

Wilderness of Mirrors - Putin and Bush Could Simply Have Cut A Deal

another Top Al Qaeda Leader killed

France (Sarkozy) helped in brokering the cease fire in Georgia

"Saving Grace" shows what government prohibits

We do not have to mess with georgie's photos anymore

Rice will not interrupt her vacation for Georgia. US donates $250K

Live Blog with Progressive Candidate

The Next Bubble Is on the Way: Credit Card Debt

This Modern World: The McCain campaign's mockery of Obama knows no bounds

All the bi-pola news you can get...

MarketWatch: Goldman downgrade reflects financials woes

Is there a moral imperative to warn others when you perceive danger to the group?

Delete please. Wrong time of year. Thanks. nt

Which One Will YOU Be In The Year 1984?

A Third of New U.S. Homeowners Owe More Than Houses Are Worth, Zillow Says

This photo in the LA times made me hurl (Bush spanking an athlete):

Today-An Extraordinary Primary Day in Colorado

MarketWatch: Falling into 'fuel poverty'

Mainstream Media Helps Us Move On

Bill O'Reilly In Full Gloat Mode Over John Edwards

2008's First Disenfranchised Voters: Injured and Homeless Veterans

It's a damn shame when your own president has lied so much that you can't

More opening ceremony fakery: 'Olympic Balladeer’s Voice Was Dubbed' (NYT)

Ben Sargent nails bush's bag record on terrorism

"Tree Man" has hopes of cure.

Perle: "Bush and his expert Condi Rice have misunderstood Putin from the beginning"

Russian Offensive Imperils U.S. Aims on Iran, Energy

Jim Hightower: Big Oil Song and Dance

MarketWatch: Seven reasons America needs a 'Good (not Great) Depression'

What is that in Barbara "Turquoise" Bush's hand?

Bush History, 8/12 - Bomb Plot Reveals Bush’s Abysmal Miscalculations in Qaeda Fight

Job Woes, Health Blues? - How gloomy economic news may be affecting us physically


Sen. Ted Stevens "$250,000+ in gifts" trial belongs in DC, prosecutors argue

AK State Sen. John Cowdery Pleads Not Guilty = $25,000 BIG OIL bribe

DNC Releases First Exxon-McCain '08 Web Ad: 'Exxon John'

Lawmakers Still Seeking Details On FBI's Illegal Records Demands

Tom Clancy's 2001 Video Game Ghost Recon predicts current events in Georgia?

The Reason Most of the Main Stream Media will not report the story about Corporations not paying Tax

Just a quick short question:

Wall Street Mortgage Losses Cut Tax Bills to Zero, Reduce New York Revenue

The latest shining star in the Fox News galaxy? Why, it's batshit crazy Pastor Mike Huckabee!

I made a misstatement to a rw'er the other day

Memo to Next President: How to Get Cybersecurity Right-Obama has a cybersecurity plan.

Israeli Has $1 Billion Invested in Georgia

What Is Really Happening in and Will Happen in Georgia

Olympic girl seen but not heard

remember that article I posted recently about sewage in our water?

Huckabee to join Faux News

Huckabee to join Faux News

Evidently Condi took the job with the provision that she didn't

Get ready for it ..... I predict the next oil price bullshit explanation .......

Perspective from an American civilian living in S Ossetia

5 years after blackout, power grid still in ‘dire straits’ (US)

Slavery Reparations Fred Reed!

Larry Johnson is going to be on wacked out PUMA radio in a few minutes. Link below

Bush lets trash collect on ocean sanctuary he promised to protect

Will an Obama presidency result in lower gas prices?

Massive Military Contractors's Role In Iraq Documented By New Congressional Report

If we aren't friends with Russia any more who owns the International Space Station now?

"We Thought We Had An Understanding With The Russians"

Pelosi: Fire BAD, Bread GOOD, Impeachment OFF TABLE, Offshore Drilling MAYBE ON TABLE

Mukasey--NOW do you see why it's a big deal that he has an Orwell poster in his office?

Good analogy by Thom Hartmann about offshsore drilling

Republican Children Say the Darndest Things About Barack Obama!

41% say Bush "worst president ever"

Clinical trials test potential of hallucinogenic drugs to help patients with terminal illnesses LINK

Russian's UNOMIG mandate

Clinton era critic featured as Dems launch “Republicans for Obama” campaign today

The Katrina Memorial in New Orleans will entomb

BETTER THAN GOOGLE-BOMBING! now has "Custom Aliases" available! Fun! Fun! Fun!

US, Allies Weigh Punishment for Russia

Why Are Republicans Bailing On Their Own Convention? “Nobody Likes A Funeral.”

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Pull in your claws, this is NOT an Anti-Obama post...

Financial Times: China to overtake US as largest manufacturer

Cheney to attend fundraiser for congressman caught with prostitute.»

Florida...last in education, life expectancy, quality and quantity of doctors?

Freddie to Stop Buying Subprime Loans in N.Y. State

So what do we know about McCain and this Georgian lobbyist?

Wall Street Mortgage Losses Cut Tax Bills to Zero, Reduce New York Revenue

Michele Bachmann: To hell with saving the planet, it was saved 2,000 years ago

If all had gone as planned/forecast, we'd be fine. It didn't.

Has McCain taken the military option off the table for Russia?

As my mother used to say: "If you can't say anything bad about McCain...

MarketWatch: Credit squeeze getting worse, banks say

Stop & Shop Groceries to Stop Selling Threatened Fish

Stop & Shop Groceries to Stop Selling Threatened Fish

Russia & Georgia, US & Hamas, Cheney & Musharraf

Does cheap energy equal hyper-individualism?

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ordered a halt to military operations?

Mukasey confirms it --It's No Crime If Obama should hire just Dems in the DOJ and fire all Repugs

The Rude Pundit - "Hot Chicks Dig Obama": Blame the Impotence

Looking for objective info on where Russian forces have been and not been

international house of pancakes.....or....chemical muntions bunker?

McCain, Georgia, and change you can Xerox

This Mamma loves Obama bootleg tee-shirts @ 3 bodegas in Newburgh, NY

Indian law says a single man is not fit to adopt a baby girl

DU'ers need help debunking a McLoon statement he made today. "No Naval Nuclear Accidents".

The Fictions of a Free Market

dupe - please delete

Anyone been watching the BBC during the Georgian crisis?

Rutgers Center Keeps Tabs on Down-Ticket Women

Juror: 'Hamdan Didn't Seem Like Al-Qaida Warrior-Kind Of Like Using Hand Grenade On Horsefly'

illegal allies

More olympic ceremony fakery

Did mercenaries help Georgia?

The president of Georgia is a New York lawyer?

What if your job required you to be at work 100 hours per week

What's Barbara Bush (daughter) thinking?

Are there any DU football fans?

McCain says all Americans back Georgia in struggle - AP

My stepson and his wife just had a healthy baby boy!!!

Think what you want about Russia but they just made the Republicans look like scared little children

Olympic girl not cute enough for TV

Dean Baker: Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance Comes to Brookings

Suskind will be on Randi in the next hour

Sweden Relaxes Rules on Naming Kids

At least the Georgia Russian conflict will serve to remind everyone that the US economy is not the

Didn't Georgia invade S. Ostessia first?...Was Russia then

Didn't Georgia invade S. Ostessia first?...Was Russia then


U.S Ranks 15th In Broadband Speed: Support Affordable High Speed Internet For All

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Flying dog poo art causes museum chaos in Switzerland

Snortin' Cokie

How many Hungarians, Kurds and, now, Georgians have died

Flying Without a Wallet

Does anybody else think it is presumptuous of McCain to act like he's president during this war?

Is there no one you people won't shred apart?

No Take-Home Swag: Stripping Bush and Cheney of Retirement Perks

GA-Sen: Chambliss Leads by 6 in New Poll

Unanimous Decision of NJSupreme Court Results in Precedent-Setting Victory for Farm Animals

Anyone know what the deal is with Bush's screwed up right elbow at the Olympics?

Federal raid stuns family when son suspected of shining laser at pilots

Ummm...Maybe Accelerating the Expansion of NATO Isn't Such a Good Idea

Did John Edwards ever speak ill of others in similar circumstances?

Stephanie Miller arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest

Russians Move Toward Gorge Despite Cease-Fire

How many of you think Focus on the Family was kidding ....

Financial Times: The new age of authoritarianism

Old Cold Warriors Never Die Brzezinski Compares Putin to Hitler

Hawaii for Obama

Say It Ain’t So Miaoke: China Accused of Faking Nine-Year-Old’s Song at Opening Ceremony

Say It Ain’t So Miaoke: China Accused of Faking Nine-Year-Old’s Song at Opening Ceremony

Massive US Naval Armada Heads For Iran

What a real oilman says about off-shore drilling and McCain..

What Bush Got Right By Fareed Zakaria | NEWSWEEK

How do conservatives reconcile the "sanctity of life" with...

Soldiers pay bag fee on travel to war

This is a poll taken of Which presidential candidate is the best choice for the auto industry

TEDTalk Tuesday: Must-see Origami

Remember the saying you are not a man until you walk in Tehran?

McCain: We Are All Georgians Now. ....Really?

GOP email: Do the Peloisi dems deserve a vacation - This from the GOP!

The Pundits Speak: Keith Olbermann and other traditional journalists on gay issues

I NEED my Obama "fix." (pics of him in Hawaii).TIA nt

Flight of the dead: Suburban families move loved ones from Detroit cemeteries

Another Fine Story of Republican "Family Values"

Don't you have to agree the surge has worked?

McCain thinks he is qualified to be CIC because he crashed a few planes and

Iran, EU to continue nuclear talks

Colorado Retirees: McCain Should Reject Social Security Benefits

Al Franken's new ad...

So, McCain says he's "speaking for all Americans". . now.

Georgian Conflict Leaves West Reeling And Russia Walking Tall

Bush Photo, 8/12/08: When using one finger to point at your addressee is simply not enough

Swift Boat Vet Financier Dumping Huge Money Into Key Senate Race (Udall-CO)

She's back: Condi Rice ends vacation to tackle Georgia (OH, dear GOD, NO! She ended her VACATION?)

Focus on the Family's 'Pray for Rain' video:

Was Adolf Hitler born into a world that was biased against him?

Iowan faces felony charges over 23 dead dogs in Neb.

"Not every violation of the law is a crime." PLEASE can we make these Republicans go away??

100 BILLION to contractors, yet the govt. refuses to pay the Native Americans .5 Billion

Iowa expert: An early Edwards exit would have aided Obama, not Clinton

Vincent Bugliosi: Bush Impeachment unlikely due to time and Speaker Pelosi

The bastards saw this coming

What a wonder job CNN is doing covering the "Russian atrocities" in Georgia. To bad they don't

MarketWatch: More middle-income households falling into 'fuel poverty'

unbelievable Rep. John Kline dirty tricks...disruption by people who make money off him

Police: Boy Starved For Not Saying "Amen"

Russia/Georgia war another bush foriegn policy failure

surprise! surprise! Mukasey Won’t Pursue Charges in Hiring Inquiry

O’Reilly Uses Edwards Issue To Again Minimalize The Homeless Veteran’s Plight

MarketWatch: Credit squeeze getting worse, banks say

They are out to get us!

losing their minds

Where is my right-wing bro getting this,

More states shred bills for awful medical errors

NYT Re McCain and Neocons - So, McCain Is Extra Strength Bush?

Vote Against Torture Collusion: Psychologists Vote on Referendum Against Participating in Bush Regim

Russia is not Germany after WWI

Totalitarianism vs some semblance of democracy?

God is an American?

Meet McCain's bro --- Mikheil Saakashvili, the man who lost it all

Michele Bachmann Watch, 8/12/08: Melting Polar Ice Can't Beat Jesus

1-20-09 Bush's Last Day...(humor)

Robert Parry: Neocons Now Love International Law

Quick. Who's the Secretary of State?

The role of race in misidentification of criminal suspects

Why do we want a small number of oil companies to control our energy supply?


cnn saying nancy pelosi flip-flopping on offshore drilling vote....

April 1, 2008: "Bush stirs controversy over (Georgian) NATO membership"

Codpieces for free!!!! . . . Just first come CAPTION!!!!

Where is that alphabetical list of registered DUers?

Chicago 2016: Not On Our Backs

25%+ of all Pentagon money is unaccounted for

To those here that think bringing back a draft would be a good thing:

Stevens Indictment Leaves Long-Dominant Alaska Republicans Facing Meltdown

Obama's 'no income taxes on seniors' draws critics

Awww, little Asher left us.

US court won't resurrect lawsuit in CIA leak case Against Rove/Libby

The Cover-up of the Impeachment Coverage

When did American become a country of such chickenshits?

Economists' Letter on Offshore Drilling

Rice: Russia must halt operations in Georgia

Bush may be leaving, but ....

Fox: John McCain Has Known Georgia's Pres. "For 25 Years" - Since Saakashvili as 16 yrs old?

Is RIA Novosti being blocked on the Internet

CEASEFIRE IN GEORGIA; Putin Outmaneuvers the West

Product Placement? (Georgia President quotes John McShame)

How Long Before John Edwards Publishes a Tell-All Book and Goes On Tour?

Trojan Donkeys: Anti-Choice Groups and the Democratic Party

How the U.S. Invited a War in South Ossetia

NY Times Retracts 12 Years Of Calling McCain 'Fighter Pilot'

Fundies say California Assembly wants to turn all school children gay, blame Harvey Milk

Obama singing AND dancing -- best smashup EVER!

The Lip-Sync Scandal Widens...

new Fun With War Crimes episode -- with Dubya's special friend, Jesus!

Oops! - Mc* pic

I don't get the Neocons problem with Russia

Hey Hillary and your aides... SIT DOWN AND SHUT UP.

U.S. oil companies have been exporting record amounts of gasoline this year

Russia after communism punished like Germany after WWI, why did we expect different outcome?

September 10th: The day before our world changed, a day to change the world!

I wish Russia would invade Lou Dobbs next

SHOES & VALUES ...a few pictures telling a story...

Meaty Danger Strikes Whole Foods

I can has Ipod?

A Big F-You To DU...

More "deviate sexual intercourse" from the GOP

Republican "Family Values"

"No Take-Home Swag: Stripping Bush and Cheney of Retirement Perks!" --Huff Post

The Contractor Surge: Woah!

Bumper Sticker: "Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less"

Leach, Chafee start ‘Republicans for Obama’

I have truly and completely had it with "Nationalism."

Key U.S. Real Estate To Lose Another 1/3 Of Its Value!

demand-side economics

190,000 contractors working on U.S.-funded contracts in Iraq

The Biggest Environmental Disaster in American History-The entire nation will reel from the losses.

Kerry's Regrets about John Edwards, and a Marriage Made in Politics That Never Quite Fit

Mike Huckabee to join Fox News

Ceremony sham - Little girl 'too ugly' to take part in Olympic showpiece

Please,DU,rate up and comment my comrade's ltte!!!

more baloney from John Edwards.

I think Angelina Jolie may be a Neo-Con

Anthrax ... the Bin Laden & Carlyle Group connection:

Rape victim had compensation cut by a quarter because 'she was drunk'

Where do DUers think I am on the political spectrum?

A perfect example of when it comes to foreign policy, BOTH parties serve the fascist agenda.

This lifetime legislator who owns 9-10 luxury homes cannot understand how the rest of us live

Suskind: Senate Intel Committee has launched an inquiry to substantiate the evidence in the book

According to our attorney general "Not every violation of the law is a crime"

olympic opening ceremonies coverage--beyond awful!

Wise Up and Rise Up or Kiss it all Goodby: Must read

Oil = Power = Money

if you have to ask, you can't afford it

Endangered plants and animals..... Just think what they would do to you.

Americans Don't Have A Clue Of What Happened After Bush/Cheney Decided To SPIT On Geneva Conventions

Can't stop thinking about the 3000 on 9-11, the 4000 G.I.'s, the 80,000 wounded, the million Iraqis

The FABULOUS ELITE life of John McCain

Saudi Arabia does not allow women to compete in the Olympics

TPM Compilation of McDummy's Flubs. Must See

TPM Compilation of McDummy's Flubs. Must See

Whoever put OBAMA on the Big Board rocks.

LESSONS FOR DENVER -- watch the video at the bottom of the link

On KO: Obama condemned Georgia's attack on South Ossetia as well

On KO: Obama condemned Georgia's attack on South Ossetia as well

Hillary's Statement on Georgia in April, and just look at Georgia now.

Focus on the Family prays for rain on Obama.

If you didn't want to hear about John Edwards any more you are out of luck.

So when is Jimmy Carter going to speak at the convention

Keith O. is going to Cover McCain's Plagiarism of Wiki for his Georgia Speech

DU Staff: Put down the popcorn, and DO SOMETHING!

I'm sorry; as much as I used to love the Clintons, they have no place in our party anymore.

About L'affaire Cokie

Meet the McPlagairists: her cookie recipes and his speeches

Guess who cost clinton the nominaton!

Looking at the fundamentals of the election

How Far Do You Think this Russo-Georgia Conflict Will Go?

OMG! Wes Clark is VP!!

OMG! Wes Clark is VP!!

Should McCain contact President Putin of Germany regarding the Russia-Georgia conflict

Obama to start looking the other way on 527s.

Rasmussen daily GE graph for 8/11/08 - Obama 45, McCain 43 (unchanged)

This Modern World-The McCain campaign's mockery of Obama knows no bounds

CNN proves itself yet again. There are several wars going on, and a

CNN reports- Obama to announce VP via text, e-mail

How does Obama get 'Mad Bomber' cred?

How I calmly expained why I was voting for Obama today. A RW asked why. I didn't get mad. I spoke

The First Penn Memo - October 2006

think DU squabbles are bad these days? Imagine if DU were around in the 60s...

Check the stock markets when Obama announces his VP. Up.....

Jeremiah Wright's October book tour - the ultimate fuck you to Obama

Why isn’t Obama doing better in the polls? The answer no one wants to hear.

McCain would restart the Cold War.

I am so tired of hearing "Why isn't Obama ahead by more..."

Negative ads: They really do work (article by Mark Penn)

Thank you mods!

Uh Oh! McCain Caught Lying To Children! Says He Works 24x7

NYT: An Indiana Democrat Offers Risks and Rewards

Waiting for the Corp. media's indignant calls on McCain's Presumptuousness and Arrogance.

No way. Pls. delete. nt

BREAKING: Shocking Rasmussen Poll Released!

Public Policy Polling: "Obama lead still at 4 in Colorado"

Lo and behold! Mention 'celebrity' in an ad, as Obama did today,

A V.P. Hint? VP's Convention Day Is Veteran Themed

OMG anyone watching the Mens Gymnastics. USA is Rockin right now

Anna Quindlen: The Caucasian Card

Hey McCane, go win this war for us!

So much for John McCain’s “honor.”

If intrade was to be believed, this is the map.

On my drive home from work today, I spotted 5 Obama signs, 2 Ron Paul signs

Obama, our Nominee's statements on Georgia in April and July 2008. OBama got it Right!

What Can True Christians Do to Help Speed Up Global Warming So Jesus Comes Back Quicker?

Want to turn offshore drilling into something Republicans won't touch?

Do you reckon there's a mole in the campaign?

Russia's military support for Iran will undoubtadly grow now

If Bush sent U.S. troops into S. Ossetia, should Dems back him or not?

How does Bush stack up to past presidents?


McCain: SHUT UP about Georgia

Karl Rove: Michelle Obama Deserves FOX News’ Attacks On Her

The New Republic "Life Sentence- stop kidding yourself: McCain is a pro-life zealot"

Ridge, Portman, and Thune.

I personally think the leaked memo's help Hillary with Obama supporters. . .

Oregon Rasmussen Obama 52, McCain 42 Obama +10.0, Why is McCain tanking in the polls? MSM?

The Bushies and Condi are stunned in their inability to influence solve the Georgia thingy

A case of plagiarism - McCain would be busted bigtime if he submitted today's speech as a term paper

A thought about vacation spots

VERY interesting, and possibly totally irrelevant, article on Obama's VP pick


Longtime Republican voters are airing new views, thinking of switching parties.

dupe, please delete.

Them of the 3rd Night of the convention (VP night) same name as Clark's PAC

Please turn the empty suit charge back on McCain.

Suskind: Forgery Created In Direct Response To Wilson's Debunking Of Niger Forgeries

Democratic Convention themes highlight unity; Convention is being termed "America’s Town Hall"

Wes Clark, Jr. doesn't think it's going to happen.

Does anyone know who'll introduce Obama at the convention?

Pelosi to McCain: You weren’t even here

McCain to critics of "celebrity" ad: "just relax, shut down the computer, go outside..."

Mukasey Doctrine: It is the system that failed; the perpetrators were just following orders.

Does Obama today, support or oppose the Democratic Party’s New Southern Strategy?

Obama Camp to Court Republicans - Jim Leach endorsing Obama

A One-Term Pledge From McCain Is a Really Bad Idea

why does "our president" always have to look like an idiot?

Here is the link the near final draft of the 2008 Democratic Party Platform

Mukasey to Bar Association: "The System Failed"


Orwell's "Big Brother" would be proud. Guess what the theme is for the RNC Convention on Thursday.

What is Howard Stern saying about Obama and McCain?

Hillary was wise to ignore scumbag Penn's advice

“Nobody likes a funeral"

Speculation Mounts

More than 81,000 people have signed up to go to Ron Paul's Rally at the RNC. Where's the MSM?

The Democrats won't need an ark in Denver after all

Election Education - Tax Cuts 101 - The Truth

Outing CIA Agent Was "Official"+Gov Employees Who Engage In Questionable Acts CANNOT Be held Liable!

Obama hats and Tshirts being worn in the commissary! In NC!

Mukasey Refuses To Prosecute Officials Who Politicized DOJ: ‘Negative Publicity’ Is Sufficient

There must be a way to find out how many times Steve and Cokie Roberts have been to Hawaii, eh?

Again my neighbor won't vote for a Democrat

Sen. Russ Feingold continues to drool all over McCain

Indiana Senator (Bayh) Offers Obama Risks and Rewards

'Republicans for Obama' launch search for converts

John McCain is a pro-life zealot

Why do I feel like my boss is going to be a 5'2 Chinese dude with large biceps one day

How Clinton's Exit May Boost Obama-Journal of Marketing Research.

FLASHBACK: Barack and Hillary were right about Putin and Russia - spoke out in February (VIDEO)

Exclusive!! McCain Campaign On-The-Ground Report from Virginia

The McCain campaign’s $42,000 lie

"Barack Obama Doesn't Blame Anybody...But John McCain Blames Obama for Everything..."

I feel sick and dirty

Good Article Re Why McCain Is Bad For The Economy - Mortgage Crisis and Phil Gramm

Half of overweight adults may be heart-healthy

ABC-Cheating on a Sick Spouse-Gingrich/McCain

Tonight - Its Bash The Democrats Night On Cable News! Big Media Divides and Conquers!

The Only Division the Clinton Campaign Memo Exposes

Huff Posts notes that Wed night is Nat'l Sec/Veteran themed. This is of course the VP night....

Once Obama Became A Serious Threat, Mark Penn Recommended "Releasing The Tapes." What Tapes?

Cokie Roberts and Her Slide Right-July 23, 2007


In a Changing Corner of Pennsylvania, a Glimpse of Obama's Age Problem

Election Education - Investment On Infrastructure - McCain v. Obama

Seems like a lot of elected Dems don't want Obama elected.

Why is McCain Allowed to "look Presidental" but if Barack does it he is being Presumptous???

Iowa Republican endorses Obama

ABC: Cheating on a Sick Spouse - "John McCain. Then Newt Gingrich. And now John Edwards."

Head of the University of IA Hawkeye Poll: An early Edwards exit would have aided Obama, not Clinton

Obama signs up lawyers

Scrubbed From CNBC... Before Georgian/Russian Conflict..US Participated In Georgian War Games

I know he needs the rest, but I miss Barack Obama.

Current and Former Republicans line up for Obama.

Mara Liasson asserted "irony" in "a liberal Democrat showcasing his faith.

What will happen in 2012 if Obama is elected and Repubs Manage to Block Everything He Tries to Do?

Why Is This Ad Being Allowed To Run On DU?.....

Republican Mayor of Fairbanks AK endorses Obama!

McCain's only shot is that the youth stay home, and old racists GOTV

Mike Myers to McCain Campaign - You're Not Worthy - made them pull Wayne's World clip.

I'm Watching The Olympics Tonight: McCain's Commercials are HELPING Obama

ACLU takes on Sheriff Joe

McCain Can Not Break 44%

The U.S. can greatly boost clean wind power for 2 cents a day.

Joss Stone to Pen Song for Barack Obama

Kilmeade on FOX: McCain "one of us now"

Bush, Manson, and the Media Blackout - Interview with Vincent Bugliosi-Michael Collins(aka autorank)

100% Snake Oil (McBush's drilling scam)

McCrypt: "Today We Are All Georgians". And some may question Obama's patriotism and "loyalties."

Howard Wolfson is a LIAR


Ask this of 3 McCain supporters today

Ed Henry, there are not THREE voices speaking for us .. only TWO

Did I just Hear The Georgian President Mention McCain On CNN

Any chance McWhine thinks "offshore drilling" means "f*cking foreign women"?

Sobering new(ish) feature at -- "This day in 2004"

We cannot trust the "other side"

What Time of the Day or Night Will The E-Mail/Text Message Come?

Pelosi, Michelle Obama to kick off Dem Convention

Did Obama Actually Register for Selective Service?

For all those predicting a landslide, it's going to be close.

Am I the only one who finds this headline offensive?

I love the VP annoucement by email idea.

McCain, you do NOT speak for me.

McCain wasn't kidding when he said ABBA was his favorite band. Yikes.

Hays Research: Obama Leads in Alaska - 45% O - 40% M

Obama leads by 9 among all Christians, poll finds.

Republicans cross over for Obama

Bill-O: "We had the Edwards story last year but didn't air it for Elizabeth's sake"

Josh Marshall: "McCain is simply too dangerous and unstable to be president"

FORGET SCROOGE! Enthusiastic Crowds and high soaring oratory is just what this country needs!

Obama's Walking on Water--Pat Oliphant

InsiderAdvantage Poll has Obama down 4 in Florida.

McCain pulls the "Hot chicks dig Obama" some heat apparently

i quitted teh democrats... but i can't quitted u!

McCain Supports Tax Breaks For Oil Industry -- But Not For Wind Power

McCain: Still 'The One' For Lobbyists

Former (IA) Republican congressman endorses Obama's bid

Hooray to the Georgians, but Fuck the Germans?

Hays Survey: Obama leads 45-40 in ALASKA

McCain Supports Tax Breaks For Oil Industry -- But Not For Wind Power

CONFESS!! How are you exotic?

03-Bush Was In Trouble-"Bring in some nuclear material from Soviet Union & pretend they are Iraqi"

After seeing the "Hot chicks dig Obama" ad, I come to the conclusion that McCain's the most INSECURE

DNC Opening Speakers Announced

McCain: "Today We Are All Georgians"

Tour one of John McCain's homes!

You know your party's unpopular when your office holders are told to stay away from your convention

McCain: Ich Bin Ein Georgian (actual quote was "We are all Georgians")

Women's Softball being dropped from future Olympics because the US Women can't be beat

New Gallup Poll: Obama leads McCain 45-38

GOP Senate aide calls McCain Convention "a funeral"

Over on Kos it was mentioned by a poster that Rachael would make a good press secretary

Stewart Shepherd from Dobson's Focus On The Family is praying for rain

Obama radio ad accuses McCain of abandoning U.S. manufacturers

Veepstakes: The Sunday Tryouts

Did Georgia commit genocide?

Securing America's Future?

Quick Question: Who's more powerful? The Government of the United States or Big Business or What?

I love Susan Rice.

Obama picks up GOP support

Leach, Chafee start ‘Republicans for Obama’

Are there any websites with polls that include Barr and Nader?

BREAKING: Obama sees movie, has popcorn...developing...

McCain Is A Pro-Life Zealot-Voted With Pro-Lifers-125 out of 130 Times

Wonder what Barack is gonna do with all those cell phone numbers


A Two-Prong Foreign Policy (excellent letter to the editor)

Bush Looking Drunk At The Olympics

Heck of a job there Condi !!!!!!!

The Daily Widget – Tuesday, Aug 12 – Obama 335, McCain 203 – Obama Down 9

John Kerry Fights for Veterans

Anthrax Spin and How BMI Came to Develop Deadly Weaponized Anthrax

Zero McCain ads in Florida.. is the fix in? (again)

There is too much of the world in Obama's identity for the international community ...

What does it say about our society that we have gotten to this point?

Imagine: Obama's Veep generates more excitement / bigger celebrity then he (B.O) is

Morning Cable Ratings: Friday, August 8 (it matters even though it's 4 days ago)

CNN reporting that McCain's TAUNTING actually worked.

Wes Clark on Rachel NOW. nt


Once the VP nominee is known

My Endorsement for Senator Barack Obama

Dem's drop "safe, legal and rare" language from abortion position

More Fun With the Dumbest People on the Internet (Obama Birth Certificate conspiracy!)

The Swing State on the Black Sea

McCane casts himself as Rocky/CNN

How does Focus on the Family keep their tax exempt status when they run political ads?

"Hot chicks dig Obama," a new John McCain ad proclaims

The media in this country is very dangerous

Alex Ross' (Comicbook Artist God) Super Obama Artwork

McCain: We are all Georgians now

will Hawaii be Obama's "Crawford TX"?

Survey USA: Obama closing gap in NC, trails by 4 (was down 5 last month).

Stunning revelation from Scott Ritter article


Another Story About Obama's visit to Afghanistan and THIS IS 100% TRUE!!!!

Are Tickets Still Available For Obama Acceptance Speech?

The Rove Game..... TPM Reader KD not optimistic ...

Russia Must Stand Down: FT Op-Ed by Joe Biden

Ralph Reed (Abramoff Buddy) hosting John McCain Fundraiser

WHY Wes Clark should be Obama's VP

Protesters to shut down the RNC

Were the winners of the "Backstage with Barack" tickets announced yet?

Who will be the Keynote Speaker? Any guesses?

David Plouffe: Make an ad with Susan Eisenhower

What should Obama's strategy be for dealing with Fox News if he wins?

Black Men for McCain

My house was vandalized today because of my Obama window sign.

This is not news. This is propaganda, pure and simple.-By Dave Lindorff

Was Idiot Son really drunk in Bejing?

Challenge: identify one specific carbon atom in GWB that has ever DEMONSTRABLY harmed America.

Hawaii senator responds to Cokie

Cool Obama poster spotted in Chinatown, San Francisco... can anyone translate?

CNN reporting that McCain's ad are working!

Help!! My head is exploding! McCain rally in York Pa. Rant

Out of respect for A PROMINENT DUer can we just stop the gossip already?

Obama vs McCain Campaign Offices Per State

Mike Myers threatens McCrabby with legal action for using his image in ad

Is this Horne?

"you're the reason god made oklahoma"

ok, so when did it become early OCTOBER in Maryland?

I just spoke to Helen Thomas. She is on her way back!

Arianna nails it.

My phone-to-shoulder interface is fucked.

Ohio sues e-voting company, can't ditch faulty machines

The ultimate locker room pep talk by Alan Kalter

We are back from Boston/Andover/Sevierville!

Um...Olympics Men's Diving...

Three Questions about the Assault on Science to Ponder, and the Outline of an Answer

Great Song about the Worst President Ever!

Hey DUStrange....

It's time to say it

What kind of voice are you supposed to read LOLCats in?

Perhaps she wasn't quite ready to lead on day 1...

If you're going to have me on hold forever the least you could do

kudos to the naked mole rat sticky poster! nt

Explain, Dems tell Clinton delegate

gotta go now, gymnastics is on nt

The But

I was just trying to change my avatar...

DU ladies: What would you rather have your SO give you?

swimmng spoilers

Thank You Hillary

I'm kind of scared of what happens when the Bushes get close

Who is going to the DNC or RNC, and why?

Jack Cafferty just made a very good comment!! Anyone watch him just now?

anyone else checking out every Stickie?

Geography Quizzer--Olympics edition!

Cucumbers on rye toast with cream cheese and fresh dill....

Olympics Men's 200 SPOILER

mo is on the big board! and she's looking at you...

Project Falcon is GO!

How do I do a post?

Stop it, dammit, just STOP IT!


musings on paddling

Does his mother know about this?

Cokie Roberts? What About John McCain Being Born In Panama? Is That Foreign or Exotic?

Give me some suggestions on new music for my Zune. Please.

My Anniversary Video!

an Obama Scrapbook

If you are in to history this is a neat resource.

Dang, The Straight Story's wife is beautiful.

Tonight, I am definitely getting more than five hours of sleep

Talked to Thomcat tonight

(UPDATED LINK) Obama animation I made with nothing but keyboard characters (Ascii) Whatcha think?

Hope for Nerds!!!111!!1!one!

Please share your Grovelbot stories.

Ahhh this is great...1974 Grateful dead...Spanish Jam>Mind Left Body>The Other One

mo crawls across the top of the screen

Why Americans will do nothing- For BigBearJohn


U wanz do WHAT 2 my ESA?

Favorite Isaac Hayes song

Six down; one to go! Passed today's Immunology exam!


What would be a good intro book to Buddhism?

I want to be perfectly Frank...


If you could change only one event in history what would it be?

Anyone here ever see ball lightning? What was it like?

STEVE Perry, Perry FARRELL, JOE Perry, Perry MASON, or former Friends dweeb MATTHEW Perry

Obama's Florida ground game four times as many staffers as McCain

When will

New York Times Hits Bayh For Membership In NeoCon Committee For Liberation Of Iraq

How in the hell did this become a sport? Cup Stacking

Lion, Monkey, Elephant, Giraffe

OMG That B*#$%, I Can't Believe She Did This!!!

For Those About To ROCK...We Salute You.....

What is Obama's position on gun control?

Do you think the time will ever come when Americans get fed up enough to actually DO something?

Anyone here ever try Fellatio?

I wish we could leave comments on the stickies

At this point I think Biden may be the best selection for VP

WATCH THIS - I turned almost 40 republicans back from the dark side with it.

New motorsport, Powerdrifting the train.

I don't want to meet any of you freaks, much less five of you!

I love it when people do this...

You did your best Phelps *SPOILER*

You have a very cool car...jesus loves you

My brain hurts.


At the dawn of the 20th century, Germans developed the flying breast

Mmm! Ben & Jerry's Cake Batter ice cream is so yummy!

Wow , I return to DU to find the thread I started in GD has 142 replies

who were the first 5 DUers that you ever et?

Shave first...

I'm hungry!!!

Anyone here ever try gelato?

Anybody ever been to Cedar Point amusement park?

a car in every garage and a kitten in every pot

Leather Couch $300

Leather Couch $300

Giant dog turd wreaks havoc at Swiss museum

Kitten Picture of the Day for Monday August 11

Do you really start a thread about something you do give a rats a$$ about?

It doesn't take much to make me happy...

I think is that this is gas price related, but it could be sheer stupidity.

You're un-American if you didn't throw your dog food out at work yesterday

So... that whole "Rick Roll" thing made it on to NPR this morning

I believe we should lie to all polls especially exit polls

Should I go see Mamma Mia?

I actually came out of Walgreens with money in my hand today.

will anyone be my friend on myspace?

I'm bored, what should I do?

Ooops. Wrong spot.

Grover Cleveland, being unmarried at the start of the first of his two non-consecutive...


Man my state

My uncle, a Vietnam vet and Green Beret, wants to do this to McCain in mid-October

What do you smell like right now?

So who do you think will be VP?

Flame War

'40-Year-Old Virgin' actor arrested near San Diego

The 100 most common words in the English language

Mercer / Heimermann '08

Ohhhhh weightlifting is on!

To Brita filter or not to Brita filter. That is the question.

A Red States rebellion is breaking out And the battles are waged over the essentials of life

Where do DUers think I am on the political spectrum?

I Challenge LynneSin To A Risk Duel

This Georgian War smells like "Wag the Dog", and the Prez of Georgia talks too damn much!


is there a meteor shower tonight?

Virgin America Celebrates 1 Year 'Birthday'

My endorsement for turtlensue

My endorsement for DUStrange

When you're in the Lounge, do you look for the poster's name first...

You're un-American if you do not like John Mellencamp.

Hey, I found out why Matcom hasn't been around lately - he's in Longmont Colorado

This is for the people who do get mentioned in popularity threads.

Is it against DU rules to have, and use, more

My totally original, non-plagarized short essay on this country that I wrote myself.

My new intern is 26 and sounds like she is 13!!

Challenge: cite an example of any post on DU that has ever DEMONSTRABLY harmed the Democratic Party

Challenge: cite an example of any post on DU that has ever DEMONSTRABLY harmed the Democratic Party

What Is The Four Letter Word You Use The Most?

Xemasab Is Still Awesome

Giant Turd Wreaks Museum Havoc

Amy Winehouse and Linda Ronstadt mix

Conference call cancelled in 15 minutes

Fool me once...

Did you feel the earth shudder & shift on its axis?

Are you a people person, a loner or some where in between

My endorsement for LostinVA

I think they should invite the Dixie Chicks to the convention.

If I have to look at one more colonoscopy picture today, I'm going to come unhinged

Too Much Popcorn

My endorsement for Polycom

Grovelbot put his hand in my pocket and all I got was

Does this look infected?.... Photo of rash on my upperlip....Any Ideas on what it is?

You know what's good, despite what people may say? 7-11 coffee!

Sifl and Oly sing "Fake Blood"

What Do You Smell Right Now?

If you don't give a rat's behind if you are or are not mentioned in the popularity threads

USA Men's Olympic Gymnastics Team Caught In a Three-Way...

Man says he's porn inspector, demands free videos

Name five DUers that you wish to beat....

Do you enjoy ghost stories, how about ghost stories with subtitles? "The Orphanage" is that.

My ass hurts

Hey Ash Hole

This is for the people who never get mentioned in popularity threads.

Can I say something about the 'Midlodemocrat' stuff here?

Uh. Yeah. Huh. Uh. Chicka chow. Hatcha. Uh. Get on down. Ha.

I Am Tired

This "China Replaced Opening Ceremony Singer With Cuter Mime Girl" thing is cruel and sucks ASS.

peanut allergies and school bans

I must have it!

It's very difficult to type when lying flat on your back

"Bank Job" actor Jason Statham attends Hefner's Midsummer Night's Dream Party and gets the boot

Yet another Pelosi CAVE-IN: Let's drill offshore!

Who Are The DU 'Gossip Girls?

Post some of your favorite local bands from back when you were in High School

That damn old cat is smarter than I thought!

Leave Midlo Alone

Fundraiser to replace GoPsUx's pretty bug

Mildo's sockpuppet is more popular than I am!

8/12/08 Here We Goooo!!!!!!!

I Miss

What do you think of the lost Brazillian tribe?

I've got a message for my clique (For my cliques eyes only)

Can I say something about the 'poplar' stuff here?

Sudanese man forced to marry a goat

I'm dead to Midlo...Ask me anything!

I Want To Join Midlo's Popular Clique

So they're eliminating softball from the Olympics after this year.

OMG. I can't believe it!!!

Ok. Disregard my complaints about my lousy dream the other night,

Bizarre Mail boxes...

OK The Lounge Needs A Time Out

The Clique of Infamy....

Ha Ha -- check out this photo of Dubya...

I love the Lounge!

so,this usually radical lady posts a letter about her dying dad.

One of my favorite Web Sites: ("Images of Chicago-Style Food, Edible and Not")

Screw cliques. I'm forming an evil cabal.

Fear will keep you safe.

So Much For That Conference Call We Were Going To Make

We are Clique of Borg.

The reason DuStrange is not getting any mail (Thanks to WakeMeUp)

Ahem, please do not post anything that will make you more or less popular

So if I decide to hop on the Stickie bandwagon

As if David Byrne wasn't already one of the coolest people on the planet

Of the gigantic sham that is the Olympics, the thing that has people pissed off is a lip-syncher?

At what age are you too old to talk about dinosaurs and too young to talk about politics?

The benefits of raising your kids in the same town where you grew up

When you have sons, you find out interesting things

Very bad idea for a menu item name.

I'm Captain Hi Top the Love Commander

US Men's Gymnastics Final SPOILER

I would just like to state for the record

Do you really start a thread about something you don't give a rats ass about?

Midlo Has Done It Now

Post Here If You Want To Join My New Click

tonsure = ?

If was at the Olympics in China there would be no way that I would...

This Stuff Is The Best

People are still stressing about "Lounge Cliques"?

Too much Porn

Don't flame me, but I'm looking forward to seeing Oliver Stone's movie about Bush.

Sharing the pain of Entertainment Weekly's "20 Greatest Boy Bands Ever"....MMMMMMMBop!

DU as High School

Heavy Metal Monk.


Too much Gorn

Ohio Burger King worker takes bath in utility sink

lyme disease.....what fun!

There are too many cliques in DU! Quick! A conference call in 15 minutes to address it!

I think we need several more threads about cliques

Cleeks R Us now hiring.

Do not clique on this thread

"One bee gee gets in the car and you freak out."

What the FBI Knows: For Bruce Ivins and for us

So... remember last Thursday when Mr. Writer and I were freaking out about a job?

Cliques..Post #202,000

Can I say something about the 'popularity' stuff here?

Hi, folks!

Trampoline Fail

You know what? I'm in a really bad fucking mood.

I'm gonna be in Pittsburgh tomorrow!

Advice needed on electrical heaters

I have a diet cola monkey on my back

Economy: Shit's about to go down?

OK, DU baseball experts: How rare is it for a batter to hit two home runs in one half

FDIC strapped for cash?

OK I'm lame. I just lost my toolbar - you know, the one with "file" and "edit" etc.

Police: Woman Hits Bicyclist, Strips, Flees In Bystander's Van (yes, Florida was involved)

'40-Year-Old Virgin' actor arrested near San Diego

Tuesday night dinner thread

$386 later

I was lost, today...

new Fun With War Crimes Ep. 5 -- with Dubya's special friend, Jesus!

Today is my 25th wedding anniversary

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 8/12/08 (warning: graphic language)

I just overheard something weird about the Olympics here at work.

Liberals against Hippies - now there's something I'm down with

Advice needed on electrical haters

Who wants to be in my clique?

Okay, another one for the gamer geek crowd here...

DNC "Renewing America's Promise" 2008 Platform: FORWARD...INTO THE PAST!

when my dog barfs she always first finds an expensive carpet to barf on.....

my hands are burning......i just made hot sauce with fresh......

So who else stood on the street waiting for Madden 09 tonight?

Today I saw (in a newspaper, no less), the word "fourty."

Who would you like as your sockpuppet?

Thats it! The Bar is open and Everyone is welcome!

A word about the Clit...

golly gosh darn it . . .

A word about The Kliq

All this talk of popularity and cool kids and such makes me wanna listen to Sceeching Weasel

Kitten Picture of the Day for Tuesday August 12

Fairness Doctrine Could Control Web Content

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 8/12/2008)

Stealing from LaraMn...why the heck would I dream about a Packers/Browns

Man, I need trepanation like I need a hole in my head.

going home fucking sucks!!

You're all a bunch of cheese eating surrender monkeys....

Can someone post me a link to the smily banging its head against a wall?

Just why is it that the Soviets boycotted the LA Olympics in 1984?

What's the current ringtone on your cell phone?

Leeroysphits, how are you doing???


Get your accounts now - I'm conquering you pansy beyotches in Online Risk!!!

CONFESS!! How are you exotic?

we need to coordinate the lounge donations/stickies

Why all the party disunity this year?

A tribute thread to the men and women in law enforcement

Is "Bad Mutha F*cka" a suitable name for a kitteh?

Anyone purchased a "used car warranty"?

What would you look like in anime form?

It's a beautiful day, but I have a horrible cold/flu. Ask me anything.

Men, you can look like Michael Phelps

i has no nose.... and i'm deathly white

Quality Education Wins Again!

The not-so-pretty boy

OMG! I can't believe it!

Flowers. Post 'em if you got 'em.

Genital Herpes. Would you keep that a secret from someone you are dating or living with?

Why do so many guys make the same first date mistakes?

What political issues do you and your SO disagree on?

Challenge: Can you make a GD poll that won't get locked...

First day off in 9 days, what should I do today?

So I had a date this weekend.

Joker Cat - Hilarious Photoshop

Hmmmm...anyone have any ideas about my dog philboy?

Is there anything sweeter than a strawberry ?

The standards for Who's Who are really slipping.

Marxist Novel written in 1929 climbs to #1 in Japan- Economic Angst

the whole damn LOUNGE is a clique

Report: Clinton told to cast Obama as un-American

Use of Contractors in Iraq Costs Billions, Report Says (CBO)

Georgian websites forced offline in 'cyber war'

Auditors question Blackwater contracts(may have improperly obtained more than $100 mil in contrants)

Soccer team causes surprise by coming home

Web Firms Tell Congress They Track Behavior Without Consent

Armed Cossacks pour in to fight Georgians

Schwarzenegger sues state controller over pay-cut order

Cambodia reasserts claim over border temples

Both Houses of Russian Parliament Must Pass Consolidated Decision on South Ossetia - Senator

Bush may be leaving, but ....

Gorbachev slams US's 'serious blunder'

Georgia to pull out of CIS - Saakashvili

Mental disability groups protest 'Tropic Thunder'

Study: Agent Orange linked to prostate cancer

Polish, Ukrainian, Baltic leaders to visit Georgia

Rape victim had compensation cut by a quarter because 'she was drunk'

More violence in western China

Report: Abkhaz troops pushing Georgians from gorge

ICC prosecutor says may probe Georgia violence

No prosecutions in Justice hiring scandal

US advises all Americans to leave Georgia

(Va.)64 percent of state's new voters under 35 (200K new registers)

Police: Boy Starved For Not Saying "Amen"

BREAKING: Multiple Fatalities Reported in Easton, MA Plane Crash

Flight of the dead: Suburban families move loved ones from Detroit cemeteries

France: Cease-fire, not peace reached in Georgia

Immigrant's death splits blue-collar town

Underground FEMA fuel tanks could leak

Appeals court upholds CIA leak lawsuit dismissal

Thousands of Georgians Rally to Support Saakashvili

Cambodian tribunal indicts Khmer Rouge jailer

Voter Registration Is the New Battleground: Republicans begin to scrutinize eligibility

U.S. troops still in Georgia

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday August 12

Appeals court upholds CIA leak lawsuit dismissal

Russia 'ends Georgia operation'

Budget deficit soars to $102.8 billion in July

Chinese abuzz over lip-syncing singer in Olympics opening ceremony

Le Pen sells party HQ to Chinese

(Former GOP Rep. Jim) Leach to endorse Barack Obama

Sheehan Qualifies To Challenge Pelosi

Report: Iraq Contracts Have Cost $85 Billion

Junk Bond Defaults Rise As Economy Slows (next shoe to drop)

Students learn hard lesson in school budgets

Mugabe signs deal with breakaway opposition faction (but not with main rival Tsvangirai)

BP shuts down Georgia pipelines

Bolivia To Sideline U.S. In Anti-Cocaine War

Pelosi indicates openness to offshore drilling vote

Governor (Schwarzenegger) sues controller to force pay cuts

US, allies weigh punishment for Russia

Countrywide option ARM home loans deteriorate more

Conyers Announces Review of Allegations of Bush Administration’s Forged Iraq Intelligence

Heavy damage in Tskhinvali, mostly at gov't center

Group seeks federal probe of McCain donations(related to HarrySargeant III)

Appeals court denies Plame's attempt to sue U.S. officials

Iranian VP summoned by parliament after saying Iran a friend of Israel, U.S.

Former Ohio congressman to be released (Ney)

US denies troops fighting in Georgia

Mukasey: No prosecutions in Justice Department Scandal

Russia and Georgia agree to peace plan: Sarkozy

Wolfson: Edwards' Cover-up Cost Clinton the Nomination

Obama's 'no income taxes on seniors' draws critics

Hello Art, meet Reality

Ron Paul's wife in serious condition at hospital

McCain Never Did a Day's Work (language alert)

Bush Administration Readies Gutting Knife for Endangered Species Act

Progressive Candidate calls on opponent to give Big Oil money back

Georgian & Russian Conflict (Playlist)

A Tribute to Bush in Beijing


Another war for Bush to consider?

Georgia-Russia tests Presidential candidates

McCain: Still 'The One' For Lobbyists

Countdown: Worst Person August 11, 2008

FauxNews: Are Personal Attacks Legit? Let's Ask Ann Coulter

George Bush vs. The Flag

Obama Obama

Conversations With History - John Yoo

Lennon's killer denied parole again

John McCain's Surprise VP Selection

Michele Bachmann on saving the planet--or not

collateral news 54 The provoking of the war with iran

MARTIAL LAW IN AMERICA-Curfew imposed in Helena, Arkansas

TYT: Cenk On Bernic Mac (Ear-Muff The Kids)

Dem cameraman is evicted from Dino Rossi event (Seattle)

McCain agrees with Bush (another "jedreport" gem)

China's authoritarian capitalism a global trend?

'The One' For Lobbyists: AT&T donates $200K to McCain group


Countdown: Russia Invades

Obama Condemns Russia's Invasion of Georgia. Calls for Russia to Stop its Bombing Campaign

CNN Barack Obama talks about Russia

Reasons to Vote for John McCain!

POW mate calls McCain 'liar' over 'turncoat' charge

Fun With War Crimes Ep. 5 -- the heat's on Georgie and Co. -- with a very special guest, Jesus!

GAO: Most U.S. Corps. Don't Pay Income Tax

Obama Web Ad: "Fat Cat"

Focus on the Family Guy Stuart Shepard Prays for Rain During Obama Speech

Countdown: Bushed! August 11, 2008

Hands Off My Laptop

TPMtv: A Chat with Don Siegelman

Let's Change The World! Barack Obama!

AP IMPACT: Underground FEMA fuel tanks could leak

TYT: Spanish Basketball Team Creates Offensive Olympic Ad

McCain: We are all Georgians now

Al Franken vs Norm Coleman Farm Fest debate (full video)

TYT: Georgia War is Bush's Chickens Coming Home to Roost

Ohio GOP holds secret meeting on Ohio's voting system

President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili runs & hides from Russian forces


Northeast To Be Home Heating Oil Hell?

US Risks Nuclear War With Russia

Iraq Withdrawal: Reading the Fine Print

Howard Wolfson: Hillary Woulda' Won if Rielle Had Affair with BILL

Endangered Species Act Changes Give Agencies More Say

Robert Parry: Neocons Now Love International Law

Pat Lang: Rice's interview as quoted in Israel

Bush's Georgian Betrayal

Breaking: Georgia's army flees in disarray

Joe Klein: It's Raining Nazis--Continued

Bob Herbert on the energy crisis

Are We Neglecting the Next Activist Generation?

America Out of Economic Ammunition

The Killers in the Lab

Operation Musashi Q&A - Sea Shepherd, Japanese Whalers

Funding shortfalls squeeze educators: ‘There’s just no hope right now’

Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili's 'calculated gamble'

Desert coup: Democracy loses to the military in Mauritania

One Teacher’s Cry: Why I Hate No Child Left Behind

MarketWatch: Seven reasons America needs a 'Good (not Great) Depression'

One Third of New Owners Owe More Than House Is Worth

Newsweek: Chasing the Mythical 'Obamacan' Masses

Forget Putin, Bush Has a New 'Soul Mate' in Medvedev

War Puts Focus on McCain’s Hard Line on Russia

Stand up to Russia (Max Boot)

Scott Ritter: 'Where Are the Weapons of Mass Destruction?’

The Adventures of T. Boone Pickens, Episode 15

U.S. knew Georgia trouble was coming, but couldn't stop it

Immigrant's death splits blue-collar town

Bush and Cheney are gone in six months. Secure the evidence - NOW!

ON CNN "Georgia's President believed he would have support from the West"

Are Americans science-savvy enough to make informed decisions?

Labour leaders report back: No to Colombia FTA

The Mukasey Doctrine by Scott Horton

Mikhail Gorbachev: Georgia leaders to blame!

Bush rebuking Russia? Putin must be splitting his sides.

Yes, they think we're THAT stupid

Fannie Lewis – A Cleveland Original and a Treasure

The Convenient Tax-Time Invisibility of America's Rich

Beautiful review of Suskind's book - from Juan Cole's Informed COmment Blog

If I Were a Betting Man, I'd Wager that Cheney Was Behind the Anthrax Attacks

The Fix is In - Again!

Prescriptions for Health, the Environmental Kind

Preparing now for a hard winter. (high oil/gas prices, etc.)

Big guns turn their sights on solar (in Australia)

State faces backlash for killing pups

Peak Oil Review - August 11

US (DOE) sets firms 'zero-net' energy use targets (Zero Net Energy Commercial Building Initiative)

Solar Power, Inc. Contracted to Power Two Los Angeles Landmarks – STAPLES Center and NOKIA Theatre…

Saudi nuclear plan gets green light

Potential attack on Iran nuclear sites would accomplish little, report says

New high-level nuclear waste dump could be slated for the South

Cost per kWh of various energy sources??

For those claiming "energy" is a bipartisan issue

JCI-Saft battery venture wins $8.2 million U.S. contract

Underground FEMA fuel tanks could leak

US oil demand falls -800,000 barrels per day compared to 2007

Over the Humpback: Some big whales recovering

Corn Plants Exhibiting Harmful Mutations (Northwest Missouri)

Canada's SCISAT: Keeping an Eye on the Ozone Layer (Montreal Protocol is working)

USDA Corn Crop Estimate – 2nd Largest in History, Despite Floods August 12, 2008

We decided to use foil for our experiments.

Farmers on the Cutting Edge of Energy—A Small Minnesota Town Was Years Ahead of the Country…

McCain Adopts Cheney's Energy Plan

(BioSolar) Backing solar cells with cotton, castor beans

Democrats Considering Energy Options

Could the Endangered Species Act become extinct?

Little devils may be saviours yet (breeding program a success)

Sun-Powered Construction: Contractor uses solar energy to operate his tools; …

Putting the screws to metal thieves

Another Excellent Anti-nuke Point: Spell Checkers Hate Nuclear Power, Therefore Nuclear Power Is

Help for butterflies living on a wing and a prayer

Scientists warn that the North Pole could be free of ice in just five years’ time instead of 60

Environmentalism sprouts up on corporate boards

Tap the SPR?

Fighting Big Solar: Environmentalists clash over paving the desert in order to save the planet

Alternative energy hits the road—(Using pavement as a solar collector)

New novel *Santa Claus Conquers the Homophobes* out soon...

Central Californians - No On 8 SLO -

Students fight for equal rights for gays

US pension fund opens London office

Student aid requests soar as economy plummets

Dr. Housing Bubble 08/12/08

Florida consumer advocate opposes high insurance rate

SEC sues WexTrust, alleging fraud (Orthodox Jews targeted)

Hm ... with the GAO's newest revelations ... I guess that Corporate America's "Tax Freedom Day"

In 1976, a fictional character tells us what we're facing in 2008

Bush's War in Georgia; Will it be the Flyswatter or the Blunderbuss?

America's Fastest-Dying Cities

Olmert gives Abbas detailed proposal for final status agreement

Palestinian Kids Who Conquer Tree Houses

The Taiwan of the Middle East Aluf Benn

Just fire a rubber bullet at him? (Ha'aretz editorial)

PA rejects Olmert's offer to withdraw from 93% of West Bank

Israeli reporter Tsadok Yehezkeli seriously wounded in Georgia

a Crewleader and flashl appreciation thread

Today in labor history August 12 Coal company guards kill 7, wound 40 miners

Mine contractor fined in deaths

Florida's teachers union wants top court to hear appeal on voucher votes

Corvette ZR1. Made in China?

Tenet nurses file unfair labor practice charges

Boeing Wants End To Traditional Pensions, Union Requests Executive Pension Information

Labour leaders report back: No to Colombia FTA

Venezuela's Chavez helps Peru quake victims

Cuba Sweeps US in Women's Volleyball

Who is your favorite Olympic swimmer?

That review process for gymnastics is a mess

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band to play at the Next Super Bowl?

Ok, where's the boxing (specifically Warren) thread?

Will the Rays be in the playoffs? Is so, as DC or WC?

Oh Lord am I going to be grumpy this NFL season.

Eight Belles Honored at Derby Museum

Whoops, did it again.

"The Continuing Energies of August...In the Eye of the Storm" - Karen Bishop - August 11, 2008

Please help me through this crisis, in the way that you folks do

Would this be wrong?

My stepson and his wife just had a healthy baby boy

Need a star?

Please, anyone interested take my Vitamin D poll

National Academy of Science report shows psychiatric illness increases several-fold after anthrax va

Spending time outdoors good for kids' eyes

Pain 'linked with low vitamin D'

Prescriptions for Health, the Environmental Kind

Ingredients in Gardasil include Yeast and Roach Killer/Borax

Having Cancer, and Finding a Personality

Most Medicated States

The Democratic Platform For Universal Health Care

Ethical Warning Issued on Health Care Coverage

For those who do not know...

Anyone else been treated for scoliosis?

Lower vitamin D, higher risk of death

Oh. My. God. There are explosives in our medicine cabinets!

Being skinny is no guarantee of a healthy heart

Poll on Testing/Taking Vitamin D

I have some excellent news.

A few more pics from St Julien (12th cent. chapel)

In the DU thread below I mentioned AL Dem candidate Mayor Bright

Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Judge rules: No guns in airport

NASA: Space shuttle replacement won't fly until 2014 (CNN)

Handle With Care

Advocating an Unusual Role for Trees

New discovery opens window to the past

Guilt on their Hands (bullet tagging)

Meteorites cause Earth to gain 500 tons a day

awesome sea scallops recipe I made tonight....

Artichoke Benedict

Are cheese cakes easy to make?

Um, any one here ever bake utilizing Ganja Butter?


Another VPOTUS prediction poll

Biden op-ed on Russia/Georgia in Financial Times

Thank you!

Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Google Alert gave me this tidbit about VP night at the convention...

Thread on Joe/Georgia/VP qualifications.

Look at this post! And then check out the thread -- Another Biden for VP

well, McCain has no plagiarism argument anymore if Biden's VP

Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination

Dr Greg Jenkins - exposed

Heroes: a video tribute to 9/11 activism.

9/11 Truth: Insider Trading?

HD-32 Update: Juan Garcia Campaign HQ Grand Opening & the Chron hits Hunter

A question about that C-130H on 9/11

Firefox won't work with Vista, PLEASE HELP!

Nonpartisan "LIBERTY PARADE"

Nice op-ed in this morning's Strib

I'm so bummed --- I just found out "Snot" died yesterday

XP: Florida's teachers union wants top court to hear appeal on voucher votes

We still have no contract; big union meeting today

Pro-war protest to counter anti-war protesters near the Excel Center

(xpost from GD) Quality Education Wins Again!

Bob Herbert quotes JK on energy crisis

This poll re JK Senate campaign could use some votes

pic thread for sticky board

great ad-Kerry for senate!

Michele Bachmann: To hell with saving the planet, it was saved 2,000 years ago

At the convention--national security and honoring veterans

BALLOT STUFFING HOLES-built into our so-called democratic electoral system

Rape victim had compensation cut by a quarter because 'she was drunk'

Upcoming Conservation Listening Sessions

A letter my friend wrote to the Journal's Jim Stingl

September Clues Updated Version