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Archives: April 24, 2005

Hostage Hoax

Intelligence reforms or more bureaucracy?


Purple Hearts-Injured Soldiers Tell Their Stories

U.S. troop's treatment of assembly member sparks outrage in Iraq

*'s Sunset Commission "could terminate any federal agency he dislikes"

A High-Tech Lynching in Prime Time (Frank Rich - NYT)

Place no faith in Frist as a responsible leader

Savants of the sea engulfed by politics - Thai Moken sea gypsies

Justice Sunday and Terrorism to Come

It's terror when we say so

Few DUers will recall this guy, Billy James Hargis

Counting the dead in Iraq - Bellaciao

global dimming...why do we have to get news form UK?

Japan's apology for war crimes `not enough by far': Aboriginal lawmaker

Abbas Ejects Arafat Old Guard in Security Shake-Up

Seven comments on the situation

Info for Decision makers re:Electronic Voting Machine reliability and cost

Gave Kucinich a PILE of proof on election fraud today

Remembering Dirty Tricks: Thousands of GOP "Challengers" in Ohio - (VIDEO)

Discussion of the wireless communication component in election systems

new animation on BushFlash - a reminder of what is happening

I upgraded the Comments feature on my blog, "Move Left."

Republican trying to increase HIV/AIDS in Minnesota

Rallies to confront Right-Wing's attack on Senate Filibuster tradition

My GOPpie Assemblyman redbaits in battle against domestic partner benefits

Vigil planned in response to "Justice Sunday" -Apr. 24

U.S.: Investigate Rumsfeld, Tenet for Torture

There are three devices U.S. Imperialism has used since times

Contacts for Justice Sunday...

Enron movie

Did Tweety kick Ann Coulter off his show?

will Booshvoters support the GOP candiate in '08 just as fervently?

So what EXACTLY is happening w/ Justice Sunday Protests?

The Brad Show's Big Gay Radio Show Hour coming up at nine central.

Time put ann "my only regret.." coulter on cover for OK City anniversary

CCN~Christian Satellite Network flying under the radar to a church near U

Is this how the US is keeping casualty numbers down?

Heads up, right now, ready ,set, go! Starz Drama, Declarations of War!

Rev. Thomas G. Bohlin, Opus Dei on Meet the Press

Freeper Kid In NewZealand

A quote from Tom DeLay. A must read.

Is "Wingnut Sunday" going to be televised?

Did anyone else hear on Capital Gang - $35,000 to get a car with a driver

Alabama 2004 school vote/segregationists on freeperville

U.S. Capitalism has never liked risks.It has thrived on monopoly,

Frist is emaill does anyone have it?

Bye Bye To The Victim Crime Fund Thank Bush

Heads UP - Real Time With Bill Maher coming on now

I ask my Senators

An interesting theory on NCLB

good site: "Mothers Against the Draft" (LINK) out, stop the DRAFT!

Wow. Press the Meat is having an all Catholic clergy show

global dimming...why do we have to get news from UK?

My Primary Issue with Religion

If America really knew how incompetent this White House is....

I need some suggestions

Anybody seen the movie: "The War Party"?

I was wrong about Harry Reid.

The republicans have an ad against Veionovich (sp?)

Please tell me something hopeful. Please?

is dick cheney near to the end? PHOTOS....

new VIDEO on the upcoming DRAFT.....take a few minutes to be informed....

Which of these Presidential matchups would make you the

Because we let them.

F*CK BUSH!!!!!!!!!

Eighty-Two billion Dollars ($82,000,000,000)

Article on "Peak Oil" from the Guardian

Bill Maher on raising kids these days

Global Mass Surveillance is on the Increase

If you get a chance to see the FDR special on the History Channel

A truly progressive candidate would demand US troop withdrawal from Iraq

ONE by ONE, we can help them help themselves.

My fusion "lunch"

Who would you vote for

Demand for Rumsfeld abuse inquiry

Top brass cleared over Abu Ghraib

Shia Iraqi hitmen admit they were paid to join Sunni insurgency

Federal grand jury focuses on Wal-Mart

WP: Insurgent Violence Escalates In Iraq (political momentum...worn off)

UN says Nepali refugees at risk

Thai senators blast Myanmar refugee relocations

Peru caught up in real-life drama of sex, spies, bribes

Lee Kuan Yew tells China to be careful

DeLay Airfare Was Charged To Lobbyist's Credit Card

North Korea accuses South of firing on its soldiers near border

The Flood starts in Europe

Jeb lauds new Pope

Charities Are Silent on Loss of Estate Tax

WP: Enrollment in Army ROTC Down in Past 2 School Years

Woman dies 14 hours after husband died

As Chavez Distributes 'Don Quixote

Critics: Frist Mingling Religion, Politics

Senate wants Iraqi invite for US troops (We weren't invited?)

WP: Panel to Start Writing Social Security Bill

Bolton 'would bang on my door and shout'

NYT: Medicare Change Will Limit Access to Claim Hearing

Myanmar pledges to thwart Shan rebels

Evidence in Vioxx Suits Shows Intervention by Merck Officials

36 States Face Perchlorate Contamination

Diane Knippers Dies at 53; Strategist for Christian Right

Number of Iraqi soldiers rises to 155,000

Democrats: Bush Social Security plan is 'dead'

'Justice Sunday' May Weigh on GOP -LAT

NYT: Economic Jitters Hit Community Not Used to Lean Times

E-Mail Exchanges Reveal More Bolton Battles (NYT)

Tory fury as BBC sends hecklers to bait Howard

London Observer: Pope 'obstructed' sex abuse inquiry

London Observer: Blair blow as secret war doubts revealed

WP: DeLay Trip Was Charged To Lobbyist's Credit Card

Which Godard Film Should I Watch Tonight?

Just had stir fry and rice using no animal parts or by products....

You know a great tune for being lazy on a sunny day?

Greatest Concept Album Ever: PINK WORLD by the Planet P Project

So, my neighbours are having a party

You're Stuck In An Elevator For One Hour...

I just had pizza with extra cheese and pepperoni

Why does todays ATA posts not show up in ATA?

"The Road Warrior", aka "Mad Max II", is a great movie.

I'm gonna kick all my recent posts

We just saw The Forgotten.

I'm sorry but Wayne Newton sounds like a girl

Hey, AlienGirl?

Just saw "Sideways" last night--that is one funny movie

Who is your favorite "Seinfeld" character?

Look what I did to the "Free Republic"

Billboards we'd like to see!

You've just been bad

Dig the Digables or get dug

"Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle" was funny!

I'm going out for some Popeyes

Boston ... Pffffft

Elian Protestors vs Schiavo Protestors

DUers dumber than crack ho's.....

Grandpa died last week

Coup d' Dwog is complete

Why are we here? Because we're here. Roll the bones.

Peter Griffin or Homer Simpson?

A-B-C part deux: Names of cars ( models or makes )

I'm bored...I'm gonna go get drunk(er)...

Is anybody alse watching " Cold Case " on CBS ?

Do I have enough posts yet to start my own thread?

Forgive me, DU, for I have sinned.

The Tao of The Dude...

This band rocks!!!!!

Edward Albee.

Awwwwwww!!! So Cute!

Big money goes around the world Big money underground

180 gram vinyls are

Strange artform

What's faster: cable, or dialup on old, old phone lines in a rural area?

Is poking inappropriate in the Lounge?

Is stroking inappropriate in the Lounge?

Do you have Godfather's Pizza in your area?

What is WRONG with peepholes?

Why is the guitar so perfect for the blues, and so awful for jazz?

Breaking: Update from Boston

The government has changed its emblem from an eagle to a condom.

I'm drinking decaf from a mug my very first boyfriend gave to me.

What are your kids reading?

Booooooooooooooooooston is the best

Ever watch "Cheaters?"

Important question for the folks at Pitt's house...

another post-a-pic: post what you believe is the strangest photo of you.

The best thing about iTunes store...

Good night, DU.

Boston's full of lightweights.

Sure sure sure..Boston is great

AP/Reuters - New information surrounding Gwen Stefani's death

Red Sox fans are morons

By the way, there is a picture of me making out with matcom

Just watched War Room and Hearts and Minds. both are great

Fuck you Hedges!

I'm drinking coffee and getting punchy. Do you get punchy if you stay up

I am on the on the phone with JJ - Q&A

Is joking inappropriate in the Lounge?

Ok, so Aliens is still one of my favorite flicks EVER...but...

Is this week's Real Time with Bill Maher worth watching?

An "innocuous" right wing chain email ? - what's your take ?

Does anyone remember Naugle's? and, WHERE WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?

Anybody here interested in aquariums?

Ok...I'm hammered...who wants to step outside and throw down?

A bunch of internet freaks should know where to get an affordable laptop!

ear candling.... who here has done it?

How come when someone wants you get you into multi-level marketing...

I have no idea how I got home from the meetup

Things I Learned Tonight:

Any IT types lounging about? I need home networking help

Should people be able to download free music?

Who remembers that one old Twilight Zone...

A and E is having several programs on the Green River Killer tonight

For the LAST TIME: Is it 'buck naked" or "butt nekkid'?

What is this "big thing" that is going to happen?

Bob Dylan to headline Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic


Name all the streets you have ever lived on in order

Funny story

Going to watch one of the best documentaries ever made

Hee...shoot kitties from a cannon

Is There A Television In Your Bedroom?

Great Article on Trouble for Bush in Germany:

Zeppelin freaks.. I need your help ID'ing a song

How do you say yvr girl

For those of you lucky enough to get Doctor Who... (and why we're not)

Ok. Who's keeping up with the new Dr Who?

Kick the last post in your "My Posts"

What's up people?

So I've got all these assholes in my house

Is Skinner trapped in a well?

Wholly SHITE!! Back From Boston!!

Longgrain...posting drunk from Will Pitt's ask me nothing!

A different "post your pic" High School graduation pics

Today I was accepted into a Women's Writing program in England!

Back From Boston! Here's My Pics! Of Course Not The Nekkid Ones!

I want to get a guitar. Tell me anything

A God you could believe in (assuming you don't either)

Post a pic of yourself! (again)

Opus Dei and more on Meet the Press

OMG!! The Jets Drafted Ted Nugent!!!

Mina a.k.a. the Boss, mean kitty, Queen kitty

Petition: GI Bill of Rights for the 21st Century

Blue Ridge Parkway views

Gizmo update

When someone tells me that our Press and the Media are independent,

Greenspan takes the heat for budget deficits because * made the tax cuts??

Help! Need copy, Boxer's letter saying Condi's not releasing Bolton Info

Why does'nt Bush just recess appoint all of his controversial nominees?

Bush Supports The Troops or NOT! - More Stunning Hypocrisy

George Soros Leaves Russia

Keep track of the latest shenanigans regarding the Plame case on this blog

McCAIN'S INVESTIGATION (Pending indictment of Abramoff?)

SundayTalk Shows

Discipline in the Democratic Party. Aside from electronic voting ...

Sunday Morning Talk Lineup


Thought John Cloud's Ann Coulter story in TIME was bad?

CSPAN & talk shows, Sunday, April 24 - Cheney & rethug lawyers

Anti-bankruptcy press fact kit that was ignored by Repukes and Dems ...

The Crybaby Option!

H. CON. RES. 398 - was proposed to allow a pre-emptive strike on Iran ...

Wes Clark to speak at "Bill of Rights" Dinner

My Prediction: the handcuffed 5-yr old is the next Terri Schiavo

Cute gossip snip: "Yep, Howard Dean takes the subway."

Republican joins Bolton hearing monkey biz

. . . Smearing Christian Judges

David Broder - Uber whore

Latin America in revolt: Continent defies USA

Injustice Sunday

Why We Need DeLay to Stay

TruthOut: High Tech Lynching in Prime Time (Justice Sunday)

"Turbulence on Campus in 60's Hardened Views of Future Pope" NYTimes

ET police eye developments in tasers' use

Group Says U.S. Sent Up to 150 to Possible Torture Sites

Inside Tom DeLay's pep rally for Senate Republicans (Jim Shea)

Christian right goes to war with Ridley’s crusaders

Either quit humping the rabid dog, or marry the rabid dog. (--Driftglass)

"Half Magic" (more Driftglass)

Polly Sigh...(My first post, I don't know where this goes.)

Boot DeLay, replace him with Hefley (Schoettler in Denver Post)

NYT- In Iraq, a Tug of War Over the Truth

What Frist will tell Dobson and leaders of Justice sunday tonight

Welcome to Fairfax: If You Vote Red

TSA thwarts terrorist armed with a pink plastic purse and teddy bear

Bush Lies, America Cries( The San Francisco Chronicle)

Nuclear Option Creates Rift in GOP Base (Money vs. God)

"Repuplican Moderates, you done gone and joined the Klan!" (--Driftglass)

Terrified US soldiers are still killing civilians with impunity

Porn writer bids to save US from hardcore invasion

Anyone else planning a rally on Wed re: RW Judges? (MoveOn)

A-bomb survivors call for elimination of nuclear weapons

What's up with Headline News?

Bush's War on the Press (Alterman / The Nation)

FYI new outsourcing book

Bond/Dollar Relationship Question

Scotland's Autism Diagnoses Triple In Seven Years To 3,000+

Besse troubles bring big fine

Florida - Massive Pesticide Overkill, 40 Inspectors For 43,000 Farms

Study Indicates Accelerating Glacial Melt In Himalayas

Owners charged up over electrics, but manufacturers have pulled the plug

Diesel Shortages, Blackouts Spread As China Awaits Higher Energy Prices

$125M More For Mothballed "Clean Coal" Plant Near Denali NP

Army librarians hone 'virtual library' skills (I dunno, kind of cool)

Army Earth Day Message - We are a nation at war

Army to begin 'mock billing' for privatized housing

Multi-National force - Iraq investigates Altercation

Human Rights Watch (4/24): Investigate Rumsfeld, Tenet for Torture

Arar documents link former foreign minister to attempt to delay inquiry

Puerto Rican Lawmakers Introduce New Status Bill

Stage bombing suspects 'escape' PA jail

Lecturers vote to boycott Israeli universities

Israeli army 'lied' about Miller death

Why did around 40% of families of passengers not accept compensation?

Michael Dietrick, "A Professional Pilot's View of the Events of 911."

Strong doubts that alleged hijacker Abdulaziz Al Omari (Hollywood) existed

Poll accuracy and "effects" (bandwagon, etc.) are hidden by pollsters..

Never forget.

Is there a reliable link somewhere...

statistics on the mean difference

John Conyers is on a roll and needs some help.

Check this out - all the Real News in one place!

Just an Update on Filings in Ohio Federal Court case.

Los Angeles' InkaVote system ties to Malaysian gambling outfit



First Gray Davis recalled. Now it's time to recall "Murphy's Law" in SD!

Middleboro School Teacher Caught on Tape Stealing Sexy Panties

Twins Get Stadium

Please connect all Women's groups about Bolton/infant formula issue

Vigil to protest "Just Us" Sunday in Dallas?

Question for Houstonians

Why doesn't WI have auto proof of insurance?

Ed Garvey 's open letter to the nominees for chair of WI Dems

is faith-based funding unconstitutional? . . .

Harold Ford and Howard Dean's talks on values.

National Infant Immunization Week Urges Parents to Vaccinate

Renovations on Fallujah School Completed

Saint Malachy Prophecy & Pope Benedict XVI... WHY this name?

African immigrant left well-to-do lifestyle for service in US military

The Religious Police. Think it can't happen here?

Enrollment down in army ROTC

Help me find some links about voting machine fraud...

Man fined 10k for hoax call to Coast Guard

"I wish I could wave a magic wand." ....Bush, avoiding conflict.

Terrorist Penguins

Oh my gosh! "Justice Sunday" will be on tv & radio in many area!

Predictions: The next event that will elicit flamewar and division on DU?

Anybody ever notice...

That emaciated Jesus statue at the Papal inauguration

International Internet Drug Ring Shattered

Marla Ruzicka 1976 - 2005, Civic Worldwide Website


"Daddy Warbucks" Cheney heads the spoils of war team.

Pope over-covered by media: not news: evictions here are news

Six Degrees of Separation.

Rupert Murdoch: "We challenge anyone to show Fox News has any bias in it"

Can we all agree to call Tom DeLay the bugger and be done with it?


( Iraq) Militia group threatens to kill Aussies

The Late Lenny Bruce used to say that he wanted to talk about how things

Whatever happened to Peter Arnett? He was the one newscaster

I think we just lost 2 more Soldiers. 1570?

Food pyramids and exercise vs. a good nap

Trojan statue ‘forged in 1506’

Report points to risk in widely used plastic (bottles and food packaging)

I don't see how Tom DeLay can overcome WP headline story.

I hope all these hunters and farmers get what's coming to them

Fabulous Jane Fonda on CNBC, west coast time, now, smart and brave


"We're not seeing the usual smarts we see in this group,"

Do you believe there is anyone in America that believes Bush*'s foreign

Indicted Qatari art collector & Diana ex-lover art dealer probe

What would Jesus wear?

Microsoft: No Pressure on Gay Rights Bill

Can someone explain this whole filibuster issue to me?

Maybe we should treat Conservatives the same way they treat GLBT people

Armenians remember 1.5 million killed

Neocons and the 3 Fs.

Obviously the feds are bored, investigating Martha Stewart for partying

Nothing to me in recent times has truly captured the fix we are in the

President Doofus --PIX-->>> (this is a classic!)

Suicide and religion

LIMBOsevic Not Man Enough to Commit to KAGAN

I haven't watched TV for 3 days.

Bush* says put aside politics--It's the republicans, stupid!

Dear Middle America,

Obesity loses place as second biggest killer of Americans

Question on republicans & filibuster

'Mandatory' DNA testing soon to be for the masses?

What is the political status of DirectTV today? Is Soros still buying in?

OOOOMMMG! Justice Sunday makes AOL FRONT PAGE!!

Scarborough takes a page from Delay's playbook

Colorado Christian Cult Uses Human Remains for Grisly Rituals

Smoking Gun: DeLay Airfare Was Charged To Lobbyist's Credit Card

Hooey story of the week: The kid getting handcuffed.

What's The Translation Of The Words Written On The Iraqi Flag?

Inventor Creates Soundless Sound System

A smaller, purer Catholic Church will go bankrupt

Knife clue could solve mystery of the Ripper

Cindy Sheehan...Gold Star Mother speaks out (4/04/05):

You would think the war with Iraq was over

If you could say one thing to Ann Coulter

PHOTOS: DC Poets stand up for Social Justice, Freedom, Peace

Woman Says Horn Honking Part Of Free Speech

Ohio police steal woman's ID...Give it to undercover stripper:

Jobs created by small businesses may save small-town main streets

Incompetent Condoleezza

If SS and (hopefully) the bolton dealy are dead, will this make moron*...

PHOTOS: Uncle Fester and Papa Ratzi......

"Another exhibit will lay responsibility for AIDS on homosexuals."

Tanks, bombs and bicycles: how America was humbled - Guardian

On the Radical Right Radio front...

PHOTOS: "World Bank Blood-Suckers"

Okay, another bizarro gas station encounter with a right-wing(?) LOON.

It's all about the grassroots, baby

Dangerous Deception on PBS: Mini-Med School

Why I won't let up on America. (Note...bitter sarcasm involved)

DOD military recruiting poster.....with new "D.R.A.F.T" video....

DP the party of YES, Progressive SS reform

Blair's lies are fast catching up on himself

Does anyone know

Naomi Klein with Bob McChesney -- full hour -- Sun 2pm EDT -- stream link

Democrats want to filibuster judges. Republicans want to assassinate them.

Dependencies, dependencies, dependencies.... I am trying to

Re: Institute of Policy Innovation

The new Pope's email address :

I fixed my electric range today... ask me anything.....

I smell 2008 victory--Giuliani in DRAG

Opus Dei prelates long for a smaller,"purer" Catholic Church.

There was a picture of the chimp* in the morning paper

Television Makes you Smarter (great NY Time Magazine piece)

My trip to Dachau (April 24, 2005)

Convert this Atheist : Show me a R E A L God ...

"The Filibuster Against People of Faith - Justice Sunday"

Bill Maher takes down fundie pharmacists (very funny!)

Is the push to kill the filibuster DOA?

Haig: 'it's gonna take a lot more sacrifice' on the Iraq disaster

God's Rottwiller: Pope Ratzinger

...before the censorship police arrive. Genetics and Homosexuality.

Aren't lower prices for consumers worth a little slavery in Brazil?

On "Meet the Press" this morning Scheiffer said buried on the

Gas Prices Down Slightly on Lower Demand

Amherst teen charged with theft of Oxycontin

Anyone see "The Interpreter?" (Spoilers)

Framing the debate... what Dems need to be saying about *...

Would Bill Frist EVER stand a chance of winning the Presidency?

Well, What happened with Justice Sunday?

Fisk -How Arabic text of WMD was massaged by Downing St

An interesting post on Yahoo Msg Board re: Bolton

Telemedicine good, reimported medication bad

GMA to talk to Frist and discuss Justice Sunday

The Devil's own moron trap.

Probation officer offers military service to clear criminal record

6+ minutes vs. 38 seconds

Please DU this poll! Handcuffing small children

The Latest on the Bolton nomination

I heard a good argument for the estate tax

Exploding toads baffle experts

What were Clinton's approval ratings during the impeachment?

Why doesn't the "yellow-ribbon" magnet group...

Las Vegas waitress discovers a great "new" book, and shares it with me

"Justice Scalia, do you sodomize your wife?"

The One-Sided Class War Against Workers

Anyone CALLING Dem Senators

What does your state have for tourism?

If the patterns hold true next month will be a very bad one in Iraq

Electric vehicles; they work well, don't pollute, pennies to run, How come

Local blackwater agent bummed to be going to Bosnia, not Baghdad

Medicare hearings will be more difficult policy from Bushco.

I walked out of a store playing religious broadcasts

Who remembers the controversy about the Catholic Church and JFK ??

US News: "...Howard Dean is no Terry McAuliffe"

Iraqi police detain Reuters cameraman

Experiment regarding the handcuffing of 5-year old

POLL: Turkey EU membership and the Armenian Genocide

Bush has begun testing for mental illness

To leave Iraq now

Oil Wars

"Justice Sunday" High-Tech Lynching in Prime Time

I like the New Nickel, but I miss the Indian dude

Anyone ever been to the Riverside Church in NYC?

States Rein In Health Costs - 1st stage of empire meltdown

Religion is not IMMUNE to Criticism.

I was verbally hit and run attacked by a freeper this afternoon!

Is there a gay gene?

Justice Sunday LIVE Stream

After seeing "JFK" tonight I'm surprised they didn't assassinate Clinton.

Film "Gunner Palace" "uncensored look at America’s young soldiers in Iraq

The Prez's Big Texas College Tour

Anyone else have a "problem" with the "going nuclear" language?

Latest News Obfuscation Script ...... Martha Stewart - Arch Criminal

I think outsourcing medical care is wrong. (60 Minutes Story)

Important: Breaking story this evening...

Psychological Warfare

CBC Newsworld reminder: "The Power of Nightmares" begins tonight

I am Catholic, but sadly, this article in the Advocate changed me forever

Is anyone watching Meet the Press? Re: Pope

Isn't that a Cuban Cigar Tom Delay's smoking in this week's Time?

Raw Story: Secret Service Records Raise ?'s About Gannon's Access

Hillary in 2008? Polls show her beating almost everyone

Is George W. Bush really an alpha male?

"HE will judge between the nations..." (in response to Holy War Sunday)

August 20, 2003..."We can not afford to fail" Howard Dean

How do we get out of Iraq?

'Persecution complex' Christians act like it's near impossible to worship

The C-word: Conscription

My kid was mistreated at school and I want publicity

What is it that makes human beings resort to hate and violence when love

Chairman Howard Dean Backs Bush's Occupation Of Iraq

"No place like home" now on MSNBC

The Constitutional Restoration Act lets * off the hook for war crimes

A Manual for Beating Infants: Freeper Family Values

Maggie Gyllenhaal dares say America in some way brought 9/11 on ittself

" skeptic propaganda" on global warming

My dieting blog....

Any book suggestions for Preserving and Canning?

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!!

Anyone else notice the "stealth" price increase for ice cream?

what do you do with Liquid Smoke?

Bono hits out at Paul Martin

CANADA ON APR-22-2005 Remains may be linked to missing man

How can Americans support the NDP?

So, did the Liberals find a secret Med School garden?

Can you BELIEVE Rolley Keith?

Power of Nightmares on CBC tonight

Anyone here from New Brunswick?

Rights Groups Reject Prison Abuse Findings

DeLay Airfare Was Charged To Lobbyist's Credit Card (Wash. Post)

MoveOn takes no chance that Rep. Harris won't run

BBC: Iraq police die in suicide blasts

Republican joins Bolton hearing monkey biz

Proof Blair was told war could be ruled illegal

Banks: "Protection" Racket? (hidden fees)

Questions remain about safety at NASA

AP: US Captures Suspects in Helicopter Shooting; 16 Die In Fresh Violence

Goldsmith told Blair 'war could be illegal'

Pope 'obstructed' sex abuse inquiry: The Observer

Pope laments spiritual 'desert'

Saudi palaver over pop idol fever

Germany turns a blind eye as Russian spy slips quietly away

Baghdad crisis as prime minister struggles to form cabinet (Chalabi in?)

Porn writer bids to save US from hardcore invasion

Ecuador ex-head flies into exile

CentCom: Task Force Baghdad Soldier Killed in IED Attack (Baghdad) #1570

Loosening Religious Grip at Air Academy

Group bankrolls democracy -WaTimes

Iran determined to resume uranium enrichment

US admits 2,600 weapons sent to Haiti

Four Car Bombings in Iraq Leave 21 Dead

Courts brace for bankruptcy deluge

Obesity loses place as second biggest killer of Americans

Fresno elected officials spend public money on restaurant meals ...

Iraqi Qaeda Vows to Kill Sunnis Joining Govt

States Rein In Health Costs (as Federal aid drops) -LAT

Political backfire burns Fox

Fuming over MTBE provision in energy bill

Former President Ezer Weizman dies

AP Photographer Freed From U.S. Custody

Bolton Urged to Withdraw As U.N. Nominee

Allawi Party Not Part of New Iraq Cabinet

MPs say deal reached on Iraqi govt, Allawi excluded

Bush family friend to be ambassador to Canada

Letter writer fools (SF) Bay papers with various noms de plume

Former government informant fights deportation to Nigeria

Chavez Ends Venezuela Military Cooperation with US

IED kills Sailor in Fallujah (1569)

Care facilities get less review (protection for children, elderly is cut)

N. Korea Should Not Test Nuclear Weapons, U.N. Says

Frist Hardens Effort to Stop Filibusters

Rumsfeld Cheered At Grand Ole Opry

Vietnam prepares to celebrate 30th anniversary of war's end

British resident details torture in Guantanamo

Hospital Services Performed Overseas -- (an example of Friedman's

Benedict XVI installed as pope

15 killed in dual blasts near Baghdad mosque

Cheney Meets With Saudi Prince in Texas

Iraqi police detain Reuters cameraman

Rumsfeld Appearance a Hit With Opry Fans

Clever design gives AMD edge over Intel

Reports: Langone, Others Seek to Buy NYSE (MUST READ!)

Ex-employee alleges mistreatment by Bolton/infant formula

Frist Defends Effort to End Filibusters (comments to fundie freakfest)

Family keeps vigil at brain-dead boy's side

Islamist militias patrolling Basra ("a republic of fear")

Iraq's Next Fault Line (Shia activate the real nuclear option)

U.S. Prison Population Soars in 2003, '04

Chavez Says Americans Detained for Taking Pictures of Venezuelan Military

Dodd Says Nomination Fight Would Make Bolton Ineffective at UN

Time: It's Worse Than You Think (Inflation)

Bush to push Saudis for oil price cut

Afghanistan woman stoned to death

Time Article on Bush Administration punishing Kerry supporters

Huge crowds march to support Mexico City mayor (Hundreds of thousands)

Newsweek: The Right's Fight (DeLay's defense strategy)

Bolton's British Problem - Fresh complaints of bullying dog....

Weld Said to Talk Likely Run for N.Y. Gov.

GM industry puts human gene into rice

Dead after cop scuffle (NY / taser)

Terrified US soldiers are still killing civilians with impunity, while the


ok, which one of you mofo's drank all my wine

"Most condoms in India used to make saris"

Damn the shuffle!!!

I just saw a movie about the last days of the Bush White House.

Warning... Alert... Caution... VelmaD is going to hurl

Do you check your work email from a home computer? Ever get confused?

10 seconds to decide. Which movie would you really like to watch


OK...I'm screwed. Who wants to step outside and throw hardware?

I just tried to call GOPisEvil----no answer.

things ~I~ learned tonight:

I have been here for one year!

"Tales From The Hood" on HBO

April 30th: Warm Springs with Kenneth Branagh and Cynthia Nixon on HBO.

Kurt Cobain or Eddie Vedder

do your dead loved ones join you?

Be thankful for what you've got

Spill Your Intestines!!!! It's DU Lounge Disembowelment Time..

Any fans of photographer Joseph Schuett? Links to his works?

I knew he was different, in his sexuality.

Oh My Gawd! Click on SomethingAwful.Com's link below.

WOAH now this one made me dizzy.

Three hot chicks are in WillPitt's bed.

Rumsfeld seats director for new "Star Wars" defence system

Monty Python meets the Iraq War:

Help, need cartoon!

72% of all suicides are white males. why?

Its 4:25 AM on the night audit. Help me stay awake!

My blood's so mad, feels like coagulating

Johnny's in the basement

'Star Wars' master Lucas talks with fans at city event

Good Morning Boston Party Crowd!!! I Have Something For You!!!

Snow! I've got snow on the ground!

Happy Birthday, Barbra Streisand!

*snort* I'm gone be a truck driving man

EXPLODING TOADS!!!--Exploding toads baffle German (toad)experts

Your favorite quote from Bush's first days as our new Pope

Jurassic Bark: Good or bad episode of Futurama?

Filibuster, DustBuster or a good SPUNGING?

Trojan statue ‘forged in 1506’


OMG! Eddie Albert was 97 on Friday! Happy Belated Birthday

Happy Birthday Barbra.

Are dinosaurs mentioned in any religious texts?

Saudi palaver over pop idol fever

Reminder: PLEASE take good care of your health.


Jesus "would bang at my door and shout"

Plug For Our Boston Bartender: ANTI-Patriot Act Rally TONIGHT (Boston)


Feline Devotion

I just finished moving 10 yards of mulch by hand....

I've been reading ATA.

This is a long post ,Please read it.

The 'miracle pill' that makes your body tan itself

Coal miners daughter

Any diabetics out there? I need your advice!

Any diabetics out there? I need your advice!

Drag 'n' Drop "Mr. President"

KG's weekly computer question:

I told my g/f I cheated, but it wasn't really cheating

Bonnie Raitt or Susan Tedeschi?

BOSTON DUers: The Sunday Gathering

Either I Drank WAY To Much Scotch Last Night Or I Am Hallucinating Because

I'm a wuss

Rock and roll will stage a successful coup of the DU Lounge.

Ned Beatty in "Deliverance" and Karl "Architect" Rove. Separated At Birth?

JohnKleeb has left the building

could y'all quit dying?

Mobile phone prank catches man's head in bin

Kobe spends 50G to rite his wrongs

Fraudster sells Indian PM's house on website

WHOOO-HOOOO Karma paid off

How come Condoleeza Rice

Exploding toads baffle experts

Paging Shortbus (or other NC DUer, 'speshly if they know 'bout trains)

ˇYa Basta! - A little inspiration for Sunday...

I need a good recipe for steak fajitas

Anyone need any empty beer cans?

Any new pics from the Boston Meetup?

So I went to the Biker party last night - nice people

Geeze, the taliborniagins now have their own cheerleading camps...

Lounge Anarchists: Counter-coup!

Mitch Albom and the 5 people you meet when you write a fake-ass review

Would it kill you to pick up the phone and call your mother??

Official thread for outcasts who like "We built this city on rock and roll

Perhaps we ought to strive for the "kinder, gentler" DU

What do you think will be put on John Bolton's headstone?

so, we've had a minor bidding war over Rancho Uly this weekend.

proud swagger out of the schoolyard waiting for the world's applause

I just forced my obnoxious neighbors into hibernation.

The most AMAZING glass art I've ever seen!!!!!

Resurrection of Evil

"Matcom's Magical Mystery Grave-Pissing Tour"

With the 165th pick in the 5th round, the Indianapolis Colts select...

Okay... I'm Just Going To Have To Come Right Out And Say It...

Steisand, Pavarotti or AC/DC. You were offered free tix to one.

Here's a link to "Dark Skies"-remember that show about alien invasion

I met the "That thing gotta HEMI in it?" guy last night (photo)>>>

Have you ever lived on Main Street?

My kid is listeing to Mars Volta. They sound just like Queen.

I fixed my electric range today... ask me anything.....

You All Watching The Boxing Match Between Boston & Tampa??

I'm going to a memorial service for my ex-MIL. All republicans!

Can God create a rock He cannot lift?

Tsk tsk tsk... he's outdone himself this time...

Who's the composer of the music in the A.G. Edwards 'nest egg' commercial?

Are you stoned, or reading too much e-mail?

My Dog Has OCD... She's An Obsessive Compulsive About Paper Napkins!!

My whole week has been awful

Headlines We'd Like to Read, April 24, 2005

History Channel Talking About The Rapture! Happy Sunday Everyone!

Can God create a kidney stone he cannot pass?

Pool: When will the adminstrators return to "Ask The Administrators"?

Have you been to Demopedia lately?

I am looking for a free, super basic MP3 player

Afternoon tea with Laura Bush or Starbucks with the Kerry Daughters

suppose there really is a gay genie....

Pope on a Rope - Clean that hole in your soul

I'm a wimp, I can't stand watching that episode of South Park featuring IT

Every cat I've owned will yours?

Only 2 OPs in GD, but I already feel the Lounge is safer, ask me anything

I'm Watching "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back"

This Is For BigMcLargehuge

Anybody need any empty beer brains?

Is There A Gay Person Named Gene In Here?

know of any good vacation spots in the eastern half of the u.s?


Does anyone have the sign-in list from the Boston DU gathering?

This is gonna hurt...

The Eric Clapton & Jerry Garcia captured by cannibals joke. Your thoughts.


So Homer Simpson


"Creeping Meatballism"

This will answer all your questions about life,

Have any good cheesy/starchy recipes?

I'm a wimp, I can't watch 'IT'

I admit it. I am the last DUer to see...


If The Admins Are "Away" Is The Fun REALLY Over?

Piggy-backing on Mrs. G's thread

I wish I could've gone to Boston.

Pornographic code words in pop music. Let's get a grip here.

I went to a Roller Derby match last night. Ask me anything.

So, I'm scared to death about surgery tomorrow.

My brother is in Iraq.

My last night in Boston. Who's up for hanging out??

I'm 20 posts from 2,000. Ask ME anything!

This is just wrong.

Why do you live?

this is bridgit, reporting from the high temple, in osaka...

Creationist Park. Good or Bad Idea?

Anyone see "The Interpreter?" (Spoilers)

all of you chimp lovers will love this!

Who here WASN'T at the Boston gethering yesterday???

My Filly at One Week Old

Jurassic Park. Good or bad movie?

Jurassic Park. Good or Bad Idea?

Two Great Sherlock Holmes films on TCM tonight

Gratuitous Kitten Thread!

If you ever contemplated suicide, what kept you from going through w/ it?

I am furrbaby sitting


Hey, has anyone checked to see if the Freepers

Auto Repair Day!

Back from Boston, ask me things

YO BOSTON DUers: Looks like the Sunday thing isn't happening

Who here WAS at the Boston gathering yesterday???

I Heard There Was A LAME Attempt At A Lounge Coup Last Night

A Question For All You Lurkers Out There???

Post a picture of the better half

True or False: The answer to this question is false.

MrG and MrsG Wedding Picture!

Movie 'Velvet Goldmine' coming up on IFC...worth watching?

I'm having Freeper withdrawl - Lurker Freeps, Help me out

I need help with GOOD Soul music 70's

How the hell do you get rid of MOTHS?!?!?!?!

Fuck it. I'm getting a 6-pack and watch 'Lawrence of Arabia'

Can anybody recommend a good 35 mm camera (not digital)

How old (young) are you?

Lounge Hardliners rally round me for the coup's survival!

Some people have pets instead of children.

So when, if EVER will there be another Mass Boston Gathering?

Time for the find DUers sharing your first name thread!

One of our DU friends has died.

Exclusive hungover pics from Boston.

Unnecessary Movie Deaths.

OK, who here is the oldest (and willing to admit it)?

Post a pic of yourself where there are lots of other people in the pic.

Hey. Okay, so I've never done any research on them

Why Do Popes Choose Names That Are Different From Their Own?

What exactly did he say?

Medicare Change Will Limit Access to Claim Hearing - NY Times - DSunday Ap

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the '93 March on Washington

Gays remembered at Auschwitz Holocaust memorial.

"Redneck chic" in the GLBT community? WTF?

Is this the proper forum to start a thread about "The L Word"?

Tom Danielson leads Armstrong (& others) into last day of Tour de Georgia

For Those Who Doubt My Powers Of Prognostication...

Anyone see that Canada vrs Czech Rep. game?

WTF? CBS showing the F1 race delayed!

England up to #6 in world... Czech Rep up to #2!

Congrats Teams USA

Mike Shanahan, you are certifiably NUTS!!

RIP Leon 1997-2005

I am just so glad that I have a bird feeder outside my kitchen window

Well.....guess who rules the roost in my house..

The Eclipse, the Pope, and Symbolic meanings

Any A/A Du'ers in the Seattle area?


Social Security Hearings this week

Bush Administration punishes some Kerry backers

About that Mark Dayton story...

Working New Hampshire

Look, ma! We made a BLOG! Everybody check it out!!!!

Shooting a DSLR in full manual-- Or the lenses that time forgot.


Pelican at sunset

A site with some unusual images

Relaxing in the shade

Anybody seen "Unauthorized bio of Dick Cheney"?

Senate OKs $81 billion supplemental spending bill

HHS Secretary Appoints Advisory Committee on Minority Health

FY 2003 Performance Goal Results for coast Guard (2 targets missed)

Park Service could get homeland security dollars

Bush could easily eliminate the EPA,, FDA, or SEC

"and get this" says Cnn--about 3/4 of US Catholics try to figure out

Get out there today and inform people...

The Outsider's View

Washingon Post provides details on Delay's lobbyist paid golfing trips

Is It Just Me, Or Has Anyone Else Noticed....

Bolton 'would bang on my door and shout'

Boycotts: We need to keep a running count of which...

Bush to push Saudis for oil price cut

Who are the other Justice Sunday congressional "Hoes"?

What is not traitorous about an administration

Investigators resigned over oil-for-food inquiry 'cover-up'

Pope in talks with rebel Anglicans

Do you think

Christian right goes to war with Ridley’s crusaders

Dodd is on Face the Nation talking against Bolton

smirk's man, pope ratty, protected his pedophile priests

TIME: The Bush Admin punishes some Democrat backers

MSNBC playing selective reporter again?

I would like a brief overview of Vatican II and Opus Dei

Moon has been putting money in Ralph Reed's pocket

Human rights group calls for criminal investigations of Rumsfeld, Tenet

Why are there so many threads on the pope in this forum??

Bush I, Bush II The Economy, Stupid

Jim McGovern posts on Raed in the Middle blog - REQUIRED READING

A Quote I ran accross

Party Yawn: A look at the Naples Dem dinner and 06 governor's race

BRAD SHOW on RAW RADIO Rebroadcasting Now!

39% Clinton appellate nominees did not get up or down vote in committee!

Repubs Considering Hannity To Run Against Hillary In 2006

Global terrorism rates are higher...

Justice Sunday broadcast is available on the BIG dish

Newsweek article on Bolton (ii.e., the British on Bolton - another story.)

Frist: "When WE think decisions are outside mainstream American values...

Did Mr. Frist and his fellow hypocrites go to church today?

Rove = F'UP?

Texas Legistlation to ban gay foster parents (Add on to bill)

Was Bolton behind death of State Department official?

You know what, never mind...

Trib op-ed has strategy to defeat repug filibuster moves--it's sad.

Shrub isn't giving the fundies much.

The Military Member's Enlistment Oath

The Great Swindle: Oh You Must See This 1948 ((Video))

No one is protesting the war anymore -- Fox news

Fascist Takeover 98% Complete - Dems Banned from Global Telecom Commission

Play the RW Game: List Gaffes and Jokes of Chimpy's to Pretend are Serious

John Bolton -Profile / Bio

White House quietly backing away from DeLay?

Who is winning the PR battle on the issue of judges, judicial confirmation

Army vets, help me out. Reg 601-210's overt violations. Thoughts?

does dictating to the legislature and courts make Bu$h a Dictator .??

The Rapture: A Special Report

If you haven't already - check out deaths at INR by Wayne

They will take whatever you give them...

Alert: Tonight 7 PM "A High-Tech Lynching in Prime Time"

Lexington-Herald (KY) "Neocons are not true conservatives..."

Coming out of the dark....

When Cheney's Battery Runs Out----Who Will They Pick to Replace Him?

Criminal Condi Rice, Bolton and 18 U.S.C Sec 1505 (obstruction of inquiry)

Bush's paper the "Columbus Dispatch," cut out part of "Doonsebury."

Florida Commissioner proposes GENOCIDE

Laura Ingraham urges you to "light up Senate switchboard for Bolton"

I think Delay's about had it. WAPO revelations SHOULD rock the casbah!

CNN Poll - Should Bolton Be Ambassador to UN

Newsmax Pretends Clark's joke about Delay (on Maher) was serious!!!

An idea on taking back the House and Senate...

Another look at Hunter Thompson's death

Are the Democrats giving in?

Poking a stick in Fascist eyes

Troubles Mount in White House, Bush Agenda Bogged Down

Why We Need DeLay to Stay - Newsweek's Jonathan Alter

The religious right will be making phone calls tomorrow, So Should We...

Which one is more just plain old disgusting?

NYT Op/Ed: “Justice Sunday” is a dangerous fraud with an ANTI-GAY agenda

Bill Clinton has gone insane

Would you vote for an otherwise liberal pro-life Democrat in 2008?

"What's the Matter with Liberals?"

DU Approval Ratings: Barbara Boxer