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Archives: April 9, 2005

Iraq's Economic Catastrophe

Protect liberties: Curb Patriot Act powers now

Texan star begins to lose his shine as scandals rattle Republican allies

Payments warrant scrutiny for Tom DeLay and ethics rules

How low can he go? DeLay does his best to intimidate federal judges

In Nation's Capital, Speculation About DeLay's Tipping Point

Washington events for April 11 - April 15

Sen. Reid: Privatizing Social Security bad idea

Keep your hands off my Social Security

Bush's worst nominees

Stupid Is As Stupid Does

DeLay's over the top, even by Republican standards (Dowd)

The Invisible Hand (Of The US Government) in Financial Markets

Dana Milbank: And the Verdict on Justice Kennedy Is: Guilty

Hitchens: On Not Mourning the Pope

When was the phrase "main stream media" first used?

I have a question for all DUers. I want to find out if extensive air

Suit filed on county vote machines (MSM covers it)

KOEB special 2-hour meeting, Friday 4-8-2005

When we talk about exit polls, and how they indicated a Kerry win...

MO's SoS & "Paper Ballots, Paper Trail, e-vote Questions"

Weekend of April 8-10 Election Fraud, Reform, & Updates Thread

UPDATE! From New Yorkers for Verified Voting

Criminal charges against S.F. official (Julie Lee)


Letter to CTA from arnold -

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival

Let's Start Planning the next Meet-Up

G_D DAMN Trojan Adwaheck Worm! Help!

Okay, a weird one...

For the record - N Tx Votes on Medicaid Waiver Bill

Have Some Fun With the Hammer

Election Question.

Blog panel with man ho on cspan 2 right now

The women in the Wendy's finger in the chili case sues a lot


Any video of the booing of * at the Pope's service?

PHOTOS: "This Pope funeral stuff is hard work!"

Everything okay at AAR?

Reagan Vs. Clinton?

Northeast and West CRUSHING the South and Midwest---> Gay Rights

"Save the Filibuster" Commercial Just Heard on CNN

Are you all looking forward to the new Star Wars movie?

The Progenitors of our Great Leader

Jimmy/Jeffs the victim again.. his excuse for today on CSPAN

Signature Wound of Iraq War Is Brain Trauma

And, this surprising observation from Michelle Malkin:

Executives continue to earn high performance marks (govt wide avg $12,883) : Does anybody here take it seriously?

Troops Entering Fallujah Iraq Are Showered with Flowers and Treats!

Video of Bush's Nutjob appointee to the UN, John Bolton.

Bill will push new real estate fund for Thrift Savings Plan

Administration ends largest counterterrorism exercise ever

How many mourners would a * funeral draw?

If you think email spam and popups are bad

Bush and GOP using pope’s death for political pandering: why can’t we?

Richard Perle on Bill Maher Tonight

Anybody got the pic of Shrub & DeLay golfing 1-1.5 yr ago?

Women forced onto Norway boards

What a stupid man.

I have a question for all DUers. I want to find out if extensive air

Another The Popes Funeral Really The Highlight Of his?????

American Newspaper to Jump on Clinton Curtis Story

Anyone remember hearing this on the MSM?

Highly Recommended

Need DU Help Regarding Racism

Bush Says That Brush Cutting Is the Highlight of!!!!!!

Didn't Saddam offer to surrender before the invasion?

So, where DID bush sit in relation to the Iranian delegation, anyway?

I feel there is hope for humanity each time my president is booed

Re: "moral" pharmacists and birth control - Its all the Pope's fault!!!


I'm watching the funeral of the pope

Straight from Centcom: American Soldiers are not dying in Iraq...

Seeing Bush at the Pope's funeral today I was struck by the thought that

What Will Bush Do after 2008?

World Looks on With Concern, As Chavez And Castro Prepare for War

Friday Truthseeker thread Check in

Video Clip of on Bush Bin Laden quote wanted 3/13/02

Have You Seen This Yet?

How much did the Pope's hat weigh ??

does your belief in a higher power keep you

How comfortable do you think shrub was at the funeral?

Freepers hissy over GOP operatives gay marriage*snicker*

My Democraticly registered dad in Florida got a form letter from McCain.

Hail To The Robber Baron?

Why is there no "Irony" smiley?

HILARIOUS! Christian Action Network vs. Mike Malloy

Kill Bill Law?

What Will You Be Eating When The Revolution Comes?

The American killed in the Egypt blast was from my hometown.

Would you bio-engineer your child for immortality?

FL Sheriff used state records to hunt down LTTE critic

I received 5 dvd's in the mail called "CONFRONTING THE EVIDENCE"

Has ONE news channel mentioned Bush being booed by the Pope's crowd?

I don't like my President being booed

Again - because I posted this in the middle of the night - I love this pic

"We Need To Fuck!" Bill Maher's hilarious line on his best show this year

Did anyone else find the APPLAUSE at the funeral a bit disturbing?

With a nod to nostamj, please tell us about a great political cartoonist

When they call us "the intellectual elite," it really means

How can you not be moved?

No Child Left Behind Eases Some Requirements

Jenna Bush makes SFGate news for being on all fours.

This video of Bush about wmds

Bill Maher's Advice for the Democrats



Top Republican Guru Marries Gay Partner In Massachussetts

I met John Edwards tonight. He was at a town meeting

Any good recipes for marlin?

"Who knew accountants had a Spidey-sense?"

Union rep: 'All we want is a contract' (Wash PA SEIU/1199P)

Union effort clears hurdle (LA security guards)

Good News Everyone!: Private accounts might be put on hold (CNN)

Eric Rudolph to Plead Guilty to Bombing Two Abortion Clinics

Waxman Seeks Costs of Bush Trips (SS-related)

Bush Jeered by Vatican Crowd

Hyde Releases GAO Report Detailing Weaknesses in U.S. Weapons Exports

Court tosses conviction of man who endorsed Bush's death

Journalists Seek Info on 2003 Iraq Deaths

World Looks on With Concern, As Chavez And Castro Prepare for War

ChevronTexaco's CEO Banking on Peak Oil Situation

No-Show Witnesses Tossed in Jail

Civil Rights Agency Cuts Budget by 9%

NYT: 2 Sides Battle in Court over E.P.A. Carbon Dioxide Regulation

Islamic extremists kill 14 at roadblock in Algeria

Groups attempt to revoke Redskins' trademark on name

Racist fundie murderer to escape death penalty

Lawyers Against the War are After Bush

Legal Action Taken Against King County For Harvesting Brains

(PA) Businesses to demand health-care cost relief

G.O.P. Consultant's Marriage Is a Gay One

Congress, Bush Flunk After Schiavo Performance (Gallup/CNN/USAT)

Seattle Police Chief Downplays Possible Seattle Terror Threat

Social Security Investments “Bad Idea” In US (Hart/McInturff/WSJ/NBC)

U.S. Warns EU Against New Aid for Airbus (Reuters)


Tokyo nervous about Beijing rally

NYT: E.P.A. Halts Florida Test on Pesticides (on babies!)

Pakistani (Khan) Is Indicted in (by US) Nuclear Weapons Case

Protest Planned 2 Years After Baghdad Fall (in Iraq)

Boston Herald fires writer aiding governor

US nuclear warhead plan under fire (The Guardian)

Time Warner, Comcast Buying Adelphia (Reuters)

Panel Dems Sit Out Vote on Bush Nominee

LAT: U.S. Overhauls Iraqi Reconstruction Program -- Again

A slow rebirth for Baghdad the beautiful (The Guardian)

US troops "tried to smuggle cocaine" (The Guardian)

More Americans Feel Misled On Iraq War (Gallup/CNN/USAT)

LAT: Shriver Tells Oprah She Wants Her Husband Back Home

WP: And the Verdict on Justice Kennedy Is: Guilty

Pentagon Spells Out Anti-Abuse Prisoner Guidelines

G.O.P. Consultant's Marriage Is a Gay One

I only want to love, to be loved and to be a banker.

Why don't we get drunk and screw?

I've never had a physical...

Nonsense post...

anyone watching "GI Jane"?

You KNOW you want to watch "Showgirls" on VH1 right now.


Lets play match the aging rock star with a recent photo!

matcom's hiding something, can you see what it is?

Anyone else love these guys?

This bird keeps climbing into my shirt!

Having the WORST 2 days (in a row)...

My very best friend is having weight issues, how can I help her?

Lets play Word Disassociation

I offered my girlfriend dinner from the nicest restaurant in town...

Any Washington DC-based baseball fans in here?

Manna manna

Friday evening gratuitous Lois pic

Are you all looking forward to the new Star Wars movie?

What is on your agenda for the weekend?

I have found the ultimate pig-out food.

First Day Of My Life...

WOOHOO!!! Asshole neighbour guy is moving out!!

What magazines do you subscribe to? Or give as gifts?

A simple formula

I was watching the local news - saw some reporters hand MLAs their asses

Any Canadian viewers watch Coronation Street?

Popcorn is the bomb

WOW!! Toronto Baseball Fans, I Am REALLY Impressed!!

Sister Mary Pickles

Nothing says "Friday Night" like ZOMBYLOOOOOOVE

67,666 Evil DUers registered!

First date in months, I end up w/ a guy that called Clinton "Slick Willie"

Are there any new slang words for pot?

Movie Thread!

McAfee is driving me crazy

I've just noticed the post tracker

C is for Cookie, that's good enough for me!

Sweet Check!!!

Anybody watching the Marx Brothers Marathon on TCM?

Whoa. "Rogue Waves" or out-of-the-blue Super Waves!

S'up with Bernie Mack. He looks heavier, especially in the face.

The George W. Bush Loyalty Quiz!! (a few short questions that

I've had no beer, am too tired to be obnoxious and am falling out of my

I've had no beer but am considering Tylenol PM. I could be obnoxious ...

Ive decided to give the baseball season another week

best political movie

Greatest Battle Ever

Uncle Joe's Mint Balls "have secured him a place in history forever"

"What brand of tuna do you like?"

Hey You!!!

What should my 1000th post be?

I hide my credit card in... Where did I put that damned thing?

I am so obnoxious that nobody is even going to respond to this thread

Well I'll be a suck egg mule.

I'm Going To Bed! Do Not Ask Me Anything!

Clobber Girl or Clobberella?

Who else is annoyed by "Ask me Anything" posts?

Here's what I DON'T get about horoscopes.

The smoking lamp is on, ladies and gentlemen!

Courtney Love to Play Linda Lovelace

Greatest old-sk00l arcade console maker?

Bullwinkle is ignoring me

Anyone else looking forward to "Lords of Dogtown"?

Anyone hear the lady on Howard Stern?

AGGGHHH!!! My eyes!

Marxist theory in practice on Turner Classic Movies

Let me tell you cat people something...

Listening to Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Live at Montreux". Ask me anything.

I'm arguing with US I crazy?

How do you get smell of burnt popcorn out of microwave?

I'm sober but still terribly obnoxious. Ask me anything.

I'm drunk and obnoxius ask me anything!!!

There Are Drinking Games. Anyone Heard Of Any Pot Smoking Games?

Lets talk about Energy Drinks. Are they good for you, or bad for you?

Someone stole my credit card and charged $2,000+

One of our tenants hanged himself last night.

1000 for me, too, tonight!

Veronica Corningstone Kleeb is mad at RevActs

I love it when a wrong number calls at 11:30 PM

Oh, retch

What kind of dog loves green bell peppers and onions? A weird one.

Most Annoying Celebrities (Great site)

I love a bunch of stuff most of you weirdos probably hate

Okay...I found myself applauding Bill Maher tonight...

I had one beer and am not obnoxious, but slightly more relaxed.

I Actually Found A Traveling Wilbury's Album Yesterday

So, I put my AIM up again.

For those who are Catholic and those who believe in prayer

Anybody Else watching HBO's Atlantic City Hookers?

Can we name my 2 future furrbabies?

Assorted Advice

Veronica Corningstone Kleeb is mad at me.

Spike Tv is showing the best of UFC knockouts

Ahhhhhh.... garage sale route for tomorrow AM, all planned out.

Sister Bertrand was our grade seven French teacher.

Dear Gil Scott Heron: WTF did you mean "Bullwinkle and Julia"?!

What's all the fuss about HOUSECLEANING ????

I've had my PG Tips, am never obnoxious and have a cat on my lap

So the Finger-eatin' Wendy's chili lady may

I have a question about vegeterian diets

I am going to order/eat an entire medium pizza in the next five minutes

WTF - The online version of a new daily tab has a WTF section

Conan joke-When President Bush was booed at the Vatican.

Any fans of the old MAD magazine in the house?

I may be getting sick

One cannot fully descsribe the brilliance that is Mr. T.

When was granny born?

A question about wedding etiquette....

If I'm correct, I'm Will Pitt's cleaning lady and Kleeb's pediatrician.

The Friday "what are you listening to" thread.

A face only a mother could love (picture)

Wolf! Wolf!! (picture)


Parrot in the Pantry

1000 posts!

Website with some nice pictures.

What Star Wars Jedi character is General Wesley Clark like?

A "DU" Poll on the standard "DU" poll form

I just noticed I'm about to hit 10K... what should I do that's exciting?

One more day on DU

I shocked my friend this evening

Well, if everyone is going to post pic threads, here's mine:

Has anyone here ever learned Russian?

I'm going to do it with asthmaticeog and Beware the Beast Man tonight!

Oh somebody is getting a suprise in their shoe in the morning.

Drunk Jenna Crawling On All 4s Across Floor w/ Thong Showing

STOP the Lounge this guy needs to get off.

Will Somebody play fetch with this dog. He is ready.

Post A Pic Of Someone WAY More COOL Than You. Steal Their Soul.

Anyone posting just to watch the all-time post-count in the Lobby go up?

Number of legitimate topics you've had on 1st page of the Lounge at once?

I haven't had meat in a week and sweets in over two weeks.

I hate a bunch of stuff most of you weirdos probably like

I think JimmyJazz is uber cool.

I Have Talked Several Friends Into Joining DU Lately.

Darned Catholics Are Taking All the Parking Spaces!

any fans of CRACKED magazine in the house?

Does Your User Name Reflect Your Gender?

Discount Stores of the '60s

matcom didn't like subtle, so I broke into his house and told him

You know you're a goddamned idiot if attending a funeral is a highlight

Think of a common movie title and think of it as if it were a porno

Blackened Catfish, Artichoke & Oyster Florentine at Jackson Square,

REALLY Funny (but very stupid) Warning Labels

Can someone translate these two sentences to French?

A joke

What does Meth smell like cooking

I'm in love. Ian McShane is on Real Time

so I had this fling. . .

My son said "you're prettier than Camilla, you should be married by now!"

Come to the Great Lakes Meetup! I'm buying first round!

We're going to PETA's Helping Aniamls 101 two day conference tomorrow !!!!

Any other Catholics feeling exposed

Yo Christians, over here

Local pastors don't necessarily want politics in pulpit (OK)

the desert's Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

new Human Rights Campaign (HRC) president speaks out . . .

Mamie 'Peanut' Johnson to Speak April 18 at Mount Holyoke College

Sox hang on for the win.

Can The Mets Go 0-162

Who saw that Dodger comeback?!!!?

anyone ever rehabilitate a bag of bones of a dog?

Do you have your pet's teeth cleaned?

question about bunnies as pets

Any good parrot threads in here? n/t :)

How am I not myself?

God Speaks Through Tiny Miracles, and the Faithful...Listen

Fwd: 2005 Survey of Non-believers's brilliant analysis of Bush's trip to Popefest

self delete

Thread with Frist's description of the Senators' trip

My Campaign For President Logo

Did Kerry always know where the WMDs were?

Funniest thread in JK forum yet

How about a photo thread?

Come unto me, John Kerry. Let me make sweet love to you.

Is it too late to join the group? (photos included of course)

Pelosi pledges "to ensure the independence of the federal judiciary"

Support Emergency TV Campaign (protect filibuster-People for Amer Way)

Sharpton Vs. Bush

I donated to "Project Vote Smart" tonight.

which of these two positions do you like better?

FYI: Lieberman and the "nuclear option"

If Dem Jud Cmte members attend Iraq soldiers funerals-no QUORUM

journalism and blogs: anyone watching the press panel on

Are people see the "" ads?

National Sales Tax: "massive redistribution of burden to the middle class"

Half Staff, the Pope and the First Ammendment

We should have an opponent for every Republican running....

Terrorist Eric Rudolph gets 4 life sentences in plea bargain--why?

Why are American flags flying half-staff?

I watched the C-Span repeat of NPC Guckert fest with Wonkette and Yglesias

Watch Bill Maher Tonight

A Woman Can be president, pollsters say so

Chimp's fake sorrow looks like anger.

What`s in Bush`s.... I-Just-Got-Back-From-A-Big-Trip suitcase?

Bush said going to the Pope's funeral was the highlight of his presidency?

Barbara Boxer

Dear Mr. President....Nothing could have prepared me for this.

If the National Sales Tax is Unconstitutional... then what's the GOP up to

This may be a stupid question but,

Bill Frist's Political Pandering from Pope’s Funeral.

MyDD: 40% of The People Don't Know Which Party Controls Congress.

AFL-CIO President Sweeney Has Strong Ties to PNAC???...

If you were George Bush, wouldn't you want to be surrounded by yesmen too?

It Seems Likely the "Nuclear Option" Actually Will Be Used (John Dean)

Why shouldn't we run strong Democrats against moderate Repubs?

Dr. D. James Kennedy either isn't as honest or smart as Sun Myung Moon

Is flying the Ameican Flag at half-staff for the Pope offensive to you?

Protect the Filibuster-Use Gun Owner Of America site

Rasmussen's Hillary Meter

Hail To The Robber Baron?

Censorship - Blurring lines between fact and fiction

Israeli human rights groups condemn Sharon government’s Gaza policies

Middle East democracy dominoes - By Scott Taylor

Glassy-eyed zealots

Lack of will slows down E. Europe's privatization

The Real Iraqi Election

Death by Design: The (Bu$h) Plot to Destroy Social Insurance

"Front Page" (Horowitz) links Al Jazeera to DU

Frank Rich-A Culture of Death, Not Life

Reining In the G.O.P.'s Parade (Just a bit)

A Profoundly Rightwing Pope

Helen Thomas in a Seattle Post Intelligence article says,"I asked McClella

A Stalin like theocracy? They want to impeach a Reagan Appointee

do you really want to fill your own gastank?

What Bush Chose Not to See in Montana

Tens of Thousands Protest in Baghdad.

Our Near-Death Experience

Family "Values"? Abstinence Only? WTF?

"America We Stand As One" AKA Funniest. Video. Ever.

The Economic Tsunami : Coming Sooner Than You Think

Protect the filibuster-use Gun Owners of America site about nuclear optio

Did I mention tonight how much I hate these people?

Republicans dropping 'private accounts' from Social Security?

just got my first quarter estimated tax bill

Nukes Are Green, Nicholas Kristof, NY Times, Saturday, April 9, 2005

Bishop says China's involvement in HK laws `disrespectful'

Nepalese army arrests students, clashes with rebels

U.S. ‘oppression’ harsher than Saddam Hussein’s, Iraqis say

Holy crap! Reuters: Palestinians vow "uprising" if Jews visit revered site

IDF kills 3 Gaza youths; Jihad wing rescinds truce

Question about Flights 11, 175 and 77 ocean shoot down theory

If it was your decision to make, what would you do?

Call-in line gives voice to voter frustration, provides data of problems

Hot damn! Nashville conference gets MSM coverage!

Can a Liberal Democrat win in 2005?

Flunking the Carter standard "American elections are global laughingstock"

Huge disapproval of Bush & his policies points to election fraud

Where is Alan Gutierrez ---> Alleged programmer for Voting Machines

Today in Long Beach: Election Reform Community Forum 2 p.m.

California To Eliminate Key Parole Reform

What's up with all the ballot initiatives?

An idea to get AAR in Central Iowa (Eastern Iowa too!)

Very sucky pictures from the last meet-up

Minnesota Democratic senators who voted for Marriage ban....

Hey Mac users...convert me!

Bush plans Kirtland stop to pitch Social Security Friday,April 15th

So...what's the scoop on

Ron Paul (R-Texas) Lambasts Bush on House Floor!

A "DU" Poll on the standard "DU" poll form

A joke

DeLay complains of "foreign law" What about foreign power-the Vatican?

What Star Wars Jedi character is General Wesley Clark like?

I just got this in an email- how should I respond?

so . . . what % of the adult US population REALLY doesn't know . . .

E-Mail Spammer jailed for nine years

"The US regrets that it has " (missed the deadline on Boeing-airbus deal)

Jane Fonda

News from Australia: UN envoy choice fuels fury at Bush

What's up with Disney and Eisner these days?

The Lie Factory (This is a Must Read)

Providence Journal: "From soup to nuts, US DEAD WRONG on Iraq threat"

DDT - DeLay

Halliburton awarded new $1.8 BILLION contract amidst bribe scandal

Nuking the Nuclear Option

the ARROGANCE of this statement is ......... incredible.

Postage going up another 2 cents..

What companies are contributing to the Tom Delay defense fund?

Today's DU lead article by Don Elkins....


ad-"news"eum stories for this coming week

Its contempt driving the republican party.

Report: JC Penney may be sold (to Carlyle Group)

Holy crap! Reuters: Palestinians vow "uprising" if Jews visit revered site

Jim Jones, the Kool Aid, & the death cult mentality

Stunning Find Deep in the Pacific Ocean

FBI issue warning over UK 'pilot'

Right wing politicians are "policy-pedophiles"

if the founding fathers watched cnn today

So how many more hours


AFL-CIO President John Sweeney and PNAC??


Two back to back articles by Paul Craig Roberts,great insights into

Iraqi Protest being Ignored by MSM

CNN commentary: "The King and Queen have just departed."

Hal Turner: DU is "Biggest Group of Idiots on the net!"

National Press Club Panel

Iraqis Complain of Arbitrary Arrests and Unlawful Searches

The 9-11 'effect': still working, or petered out?

Extremely elegant ceremony of Charles and Camilla.

what would the U.S. look like with pres. Robertson & v.p. Falwell?

Why is Finkelstein the only hypocrite here?

It seems ever since Terri Schiavo, Bush's approval rating steady below 45%

LA Times Vs GM

British Granny spared prison for Marijuana Brownies


Why are terrorists Eric Rudolph or Matthew Hale never called terrorists?

Michael Meacher: America is usurping the democratic will in Iraq

Conservative male prostitute?

“…the executioner's face is always well hidden”

Laura * and Condi wearing the black head coverings/bhurkas....

Jailtime for pie-throwing

A quote by rumsfeld that should get a bit more air time

Niger Documents Forged Right Here in the US?

just hit 500...

I'm Sick of Getting Taken - Happens All the Time Now

*Please* help me made a list of ultra conservative media folks

WP: "Confronting the Judicial War on Faith": Republicans admiring Stalin

Get Your Torture On...! :(

Democracy Failing In Mexico

100,000 people cut from Missouri's medicaid - Gov. OKed it

Evangelicals for Social Action......on c-span, sat. morn.

I was watching "The Civil War" by Ken Burns

US nuclear warhead plan under fire

When I try to post a thread, it continues to be erased.

Chirac gave * the Peace blessing during the Pope's funeral Mass

Company sends out Social Security numbers *on postcards*

I watched Royal Wedding and enjoyed it except for the ignorant comments

Extremist will plead guilty in 3 Southern bomb attacks

Protesters in Baghdad are pulling down orange jumpsuited Bush&Blair effigi


I post this webpage for DUers to have awareness of a single....

A Question of About the New Bankruptcy Act

Did a porcupine die on Camilla's head or what? (PHOTO)

The collapse of the networks


The Debt Slaves of America: Senate Democrats Abandon Victims

Check out "Cat Herding"!!

arlen specter seems like a good man

Communicating from Iraq.

Sister files suit against Halliburton for brother's death...

GOP economy: We are like lobsters, slowly being boiled to death

Ignore Posted before sorry "Man arrested, cuffed after using $2 bills"

A GD etiquette question

There Has Been A Police Helicopter Hovering Over My House ALL DAY!

You Decide: Are These People Terrorists Or Freedom Fighters???

WTF, I just received my 1/4erly 457b statement (Privatization rant ON)

Which of these stories is more important to you?

What do you consider the best source for news and

FBI Detain 2 16-year-old Girls as "suicide bombers"

Cheney's nepotism: One relative after the other feeding at public trough

NYT Joins Witch-hunt of Columbia University Professors

Good Show on the Biography Channel for

Iraqis Want Us To Leave And Hold A Large Demonstration To Prove It!

Well, we go from Schievo to the pope to the royal wedding

I Can See Your House From Here

Look, when you have a war, even a protracted and controlled....

Imagine this - He married for Love not Lust or Looks!

Help! What time is Guy today?

DeLay Explains the Culture of Life

TV's NOW - PBS: Families suffering greatest risks in economy, the New Deal

FX Is Launching a TV Series About IRAQ

"USA=OUT, remove roadblocks, stop raiding our homes!"

On This, The Day Of His Second Wedding I Ask Is Charles Gay?

Right wingers love to rattle on about "re-distribution of wealth"

US drivers fume as gas prices soar

How to argue that the troops should leave Iraq

I consider the religious RW's pursuit of issues like abortion, creationism

At what point will 'efficiency' and 'competition' kill us?

Do we need a depression?

Why Are They Trying To Piss Me Off?

The liberal war against the Left

The Ongoing War On The Left: From McCarthyism To COINTELPRO

"States! You VILL cooperate with der Praesident!!!"

Caption this


Ponzi-HYIP-You-nameitdude. To the tune of millions.

Why should we have to put up with all this crap?

Anyone else reading What's the Matter With Kansas?


never mind

It's not Bush's fault....

Puleeze don't do me any favors

Believe It Or Not, Gas Is Still Cheaper Now Than It Was In 1980

Remember bu$h's speech when he mentioned "Sex slaves"? WTF?

I guess I 'm just hopelessly secular

Buh-Bye! >>>

A Case Against Drugs

Does anyone else think it's really bad form

Entrepreneurial Opportunities in a Banana Republic?

Kentucky Republicans still breaking the law...Virginia Woodward.

Is neo con America dumber than the Nazis?

What is the difference between the Trotskyists and the Marxist/Leninists?

The Portrait of a Pacifist: America's Black Sheep

Sometimes In April

How much good would it do

"Chili-Finger Lady" Suing Wendy's Has A "History"

BP Says Oil Fields Declining

Disturbing trend: right wingers openly quoting Stalin

PHOTOS: "Bush and Saddam: two faces to one coin"

Welcome to the global Plantation aka the New World Order.

Cable "News" Is SUCH A Fucking JOKE!!

The CIA's "Special Removal Unit" Torture /Kidnapping Operation

Is It Just Me, Or Does Shrub Look Jealous??? (PHOTO)

I need to be convinced of this Gannon/Gosch thing

Low Taxes Or Freedom?

My heart goes out to veterans, re Health Care

Republican Gets Married to his Gay Partner!

Why do the Republicans hate the UN ??

Any rumor as to the location of the 2008 Democratic National Convention

For those of you interested in an Adoption Group here on DU

Anyone here gloating? Anyone here yelling, "we told you so"?

Is Robert Novak a good Catholic?

God dammit, God dammit, God dammit

if YOU were the president:

Special "Guy James Show Thread" Please keep kicked -regarding nostamj

Hilary on CSPAN tonight at Hubert H. Humphrey Dinner in Minn.

Cure for cancers 'in five years'

What's with this commercial?? Anyone else see it?

HEY: Remember last week when I asked for help with friend's cancer ride?

Let Them Kill The Filibuster

Bush's pending economic meltdown.

PHOTO: "Enjoying those tax 'cuts', Bush voters?"

The Economic Tsunami : Coming Sooner Than You Think

The draft isn't a question of "if", it's a question of "when"

THIS is MODEST? "Charles, Camilla Wed in Modest Ceremony"-ABC

About this crappy economy:

Before the Invasion of Iraq all the talk was about the Oil Glut.

The Great Apes are Disappearing at an Alarming Rate! Bill in Congress!

If peak oil is reality, we need to change our focus.

Photos from todays rally to stop the US occupation in Baghdad

Need advice on response to R-W'er who pulled inappropriate prank

Guests coming tonight

How long do you keep open stuff in the fridge?

My friends/mes amis, call to action:

So are we all watching Chuck and Camilla's nuptials, Sports Fans?

Sean Connery dials for the SNP

Chinese TV, papers black out funeral

Nepalese army arrests students, clashes with rebels

Widow's Slaying Symbolizes Grief of War

Dozens are arrested as Sudan regime gags its opposition leader

U.S. Embassy in Yemen closes after warning

Fifteen soldiers killed in roadside bomb south of Baghdad

Sony Group Takes Control of Storied MGM Studio

Shia's say 'no to the occupiers'

Reuters: Gunmen Kill 15 Iraqi Soldiers South of Baghdad

Judge Sentences Spammer to Nine Years

Lunsford (Florida girl) may have been buried alive

Taliban Insurgents Kill Senior Afghan Official

Al-Sadr supporters shot while on way to protest

Iraq Military Deaths - At least 1,545 members of the US military have died

Next pope can decide fast-track halo for John Paul

Official warns Texas on school testing (special-ed students exempt NCLB)

Republicans Step Up Attacks On Judiciary

Man gets nine years for spamming

Czech prime minister to resign over financial scandal involving luxury apa

Spitzer to question Buffett in AIG insurance investigation

Think tank forms at Los Alamos

Bush* picks brains of Clinton, father

US nuclear warhead plan under fire

NYT/AP: Thousands of Shiites Stage Anti-U.S. Rally in Baghdad

US troops 'tried to smuggle cocaine'

Committee passes single-payer universal health insurance plan

The silent monks break TV ban to watch ceremony

Bush praises pope's 'profound impact'

States Seek EPA Action on Greenhouse Gases

Vietnamese appeal U.S. court's ruling on Agent Orange case

Defrocked Priest Will Get New Trial

G.O.P. Consultant (to anti-gay GOPers) Weds His Male Partner

Shriver wants Schwarzenegger "back home"

Chinese attack Japanese targets in Beijing

Border Watcher Axed Over Migrant Photo

US drivers fume as gas prices soar

US airline security chief quits (3rd to quit since 9/11)

Lawsuit: teacher makes girl unclog toilet

E.P.A. Halts Florida Test on Pesticides

WP: Another Russian Revolution? (youth adopt Orange spirit)

Time Running Out to Get N.Korea to Talks -US Expert

Deals being cut as Haitian drug case nears trial

Attacks halt WHO campaign against Marburg in Angola

(tens of thousands) Protesters Call for U.S. Pullout in Iraq

Records Give Voice to Guantanamo Detainees

U.S. sends team to probe Afghan chopper crash

Kansas Deputy Killed Responding to Dispute; Suspect in Custody

Signs of division show in Iraq insurgency

WP,pg1: Science's Doomsday Team vs. the Asteroids

South Korean defense chief to visit Russia

Man accused of being fake cop charged as robber

Michaels officials (Wyly) plan to turn over profits from offshore trusts

Ky. Police Chief Indicted on Meth Charges

Police kill Haitian rebel leader (BBC News)

Malaysian leader, at end of Australia visit, urges war on terror re-think

Cardinals impose media blackout

17 Health Care Worker Deaths May Close of 3 Hospitals in Uige

Abstinence aimed at grade-schoolers

Test tube gorilla fails to bond with daughter

An Old Soldier Finally Relents and Accepts His WWII Service Medals

When a Food Marketer Helps Devise Nutrition Advice (for the USDA)

In Attempt to Oust Clinton, a Strategist's Comeback Bid -NYT

China to face U.S. tariffs unless it devalues currency

St. Pete Times Front Page: theories of computer altering of votes

House Dems want to repeal Michigan law that protects drug makers

Bush to Shift His Social Security Focus to Solutions

LAT: HMOs in Unstable Condition: Members Bolt to Other Plans

Saudis' tough line on gays

India and China Are Poised to Share Defining Moment

Students Suspended for Using Phony Money

Iran denies contact with Israel

Police chief in Iraqi town assassinated - police

WP: Suspect's Death Evokes Hussein Era (Read: Same-old, Same-old)

U.S. vulnerable to terrorists passing through Canada

Japan embassy windows broken in China

Court tosses conviction of man who endorsed Bush's death

U.S. insists it's ready if another Cuban mass migration occurs

U.S. 'Hands Tied' in South America

Rove rallies Republicans in fund-raising trip to Wisconsin

WP: Coughlin Says Cash Helped Wal-Mart:Ousted Exec Cites AntiUnion Expense

Mexicans mount huge protest over threat to left-wing mayor

Reid defends Dems' fight over judges (radio address)

Florida Sheriff's Detective Fired; Charged With Falsifying Police Reports

Japan Outlines Plan to Put People on Moon

Deputy resigns in Taser incident

Finance: (U.S.) Savings Bonds Get Sticky (Reuters)

Bush picks brains of Clinton, father

Report: Bush Drafts Plan to See Intl Banking Records (Reuters)

DeLay denies making threats to judges

Thousands Protest on Baghdad Anniversary

American Catholics Seek Reform on Issues

MG Rover goes into administration (BBC)

Ohio Supreme Court ignores Governor, won't lower flag to honor pope

A Tax Increase That Bush Didn't Mention

Tories gearing up for election

Immigration resurfaces as issue for Sierra Club

Gas prices breaking records ... near Big Sur, $3.69 buys a gallon

..... Classmates Express Outrage at Arrest of Girl, 16, as a Terror Threat

Extensive coverage of pope brings complaints of overkill

Well, the house is a rockin', don't bother knockin'

I'm leavin' you woman Before I commit some crime going to have...a massive headache in the morning

Play the ball Game

So I met this woman....

I would just like to say this about Andy Stephenson:

What does marijuana smell like cooking.........

So I had this Apple Coffee Cake....

the abandoned PTL theme park

Anyone seen movie, Vera Drake?

Petco Park is a great place to watch a ballgame! Just got back.

What does Math smell like cooking

Celebrity Deathmatch: Pillsbury Doughboy vs. Mr. Peanut

I participated in a thread in GD...

check this out!

Yeah, baby.. I love ya

I just saw Fever Pitch

Silhouettes debate then they test their fate

Good news and bad news at the ballgame tonight

Okay! I'm listening to the old Al Stewart tune

I'm, drunk and my ears are ringing ask me anything...

Stories from the road

I'm stone cold sober

I have a radio audition in 8 hours!

Roger Clemens may end up the winningest pitcher of the modern era.

I can't believe it...

A Craig's List post: a pro-lifer repents

Celebrity Deathmatch: Black Sabbath vs. Simple Plan

Good Night DU!

I'll post on your thread if you'll post on mine

Local paper published my letter on Pres. Bush and the Pope!

Sorry for my rant earlier

I'm drunk on Straub- ask me anything!!!

I'm turning in. Night Folks! n/t

Look at me,

If Mrs. Sippy wore a new jersey, then what did Della wear?

OMG! I'm a non-philatelist!!

damned dupe thread - mods please delete

Whaaaaa? It's 1?

A challenge to Bill Mahr


Props for my roomie please

I'm a little teapot, short and stout

College Sports Report Gone *TERRIBLY* Wrong.

Holy shit, but has been playing some WILD jazz tonight

Good Bennett cartoons

Silliness abounds.

Woman Steals Puppies, Dyes Them Purple And Blue

Rum and diet mountain dew code red

Bush's Mideast Peace Plan

Beck: Genius or Loser?

Why Do We Say These Things?

Used vehicle for sale.. one owner..well maintained

Scarred by Miss Cleavage

Prince William and Chelsea Clinton should marry

Wow. I drank more than I thought last night.

Regarding Multiple Threads.....................

Trivia help! Help!

The DU store has some (no dubya) merchandise

...and the spirit of the Holy Goat...

Do you sorta feel bad for people who post and don't get ANY replies?

Constitutional Quiz Time. Answer correctly and post another question.

Okay - Funniest Hat contest at the Royal Wedding?

Time for another Osama home video to prop up the sagging Chimp?

Someone at DKos posted on mescaline, I think.

Do you feel bad when your photo kills a photo thread?

Chinese panda gets his teeth done

Which whisky-swilling Irish alcoholic got you interested in poetry?

10,000 Posts

Congratulations, Charles and Camilla

Bright Eyes: "When The President Talks To God"

Who else couldn't give a rat's ass about Chuck & Camilla's wedding?

What's the best seafood?

Would the Pope drive a Hummer?

Explain the Republican conservative attitude on all issues.

Who here this morning is recovering from a hangover

What are the most replies to a single post received here at DU - that

Chris Kattan is annoying.

Club Sandwiches, Not Seals

A Mere Fortnight Until The Invasion Of Boston!

I'm going to see Bill Maher tonight

Just hit 500!

I want to know your Dubious Talents

Here's something to have fun with

What Is The Most Boring Day Of The Week Here At DU?

Camilla Parker Bowles' former husband . . .

Did you ever have one of those nights????

Bathroom Humor

Satan is in the house. He killed my mom...

Only a gay man would have a wife with this hat

I just heard a radio station give a week's trip to Cuba as a prize

I'm sorry, but Queen is the s*it.

just hit 500...

After two Miller Lites, Whoisalhedges becomes a...

Watching Left of the Dial....

Are the concepts of "duty", "honor" & "respect" meaningful anymore?

What common food or dish have you never indulged in?

A tribute to Greta Garbo

I am sorry but Ive never b*en to Queens

I'm sorry, but I've never been a Queen

What will happen on the royal wedding night?*

This is one time when having a fat ass comes in handy.

Great website for easy entertainment!!

Last night I thought $1 highballs were the work of god...

Are the Yankees using a four man rotation this year?

The Amazing Psychic Powers of Kiko The Wonder Cat!

Anyone ever read "Yellow Holes In The Snow" by IP Freely?

Can someone help me with this Concrete Blonde question? Fans?

2 days ago, 71 degrees - This morning: SNOW

Any Wayman Tisdale fans here?

Those printer cartridges

Music, what artist made you realize that music is tha bomb?

I'm sorry, but the Spleen is the shit!

So, I've got some stupid dilema I need help with

Koolzip, what it is, what it shall be, what it was

What era/genre of music would you keep?

Corey Baker for Class President Campaign Underway:

I found a box of old family photos from Ma'a house.

Manny Ramirez; The man can energize a whole crowd

Check out "Cat Herding"!!

Could someone tell me what the pink things are in this video?

I just saw Sin City

If I post something this late at night, will lots of people respond simply

A conversation with my grandmother

Real life vs. the Internet

RandomKoolzip is a fabrication--he doesn't exist

Should the next pope take the name George-Ringo?

Greetings from Amsterdam! It's freezing here and everyone's stoned!

The Pasion is on tv here in Amsterdam--with Dutch subtitles!

I'm watching the Royal Wedding. Nice to relax and see something on a

There were 25-30 wild turkeys in my front yard this morning

Why do we thatch?

Interesting quotes.

All Baseball fans, join the DU Baseball Group!!!

I saw RandomKoolzip:

Men vs Women (again!)

I'm looking for some old style New Orleans jazz. Any suggestions?

Is it possible to get store credit for opened software?

Gaaargh!! Jane's Addiction song used to sell Coors beer on TV!!!

Did CHUCK AND CAMMIE consummate their marriage yet ?

Vince Carter Is On Pace To Score 96 Points Today

WHICH one of The Beach Boys would YOU have been?

What the Hell is in her Purse?

"Señorita Jenna Bush For Presidente En 2016!"

Am I demon?

Buy stock in Mac&cheese and ramen noodles?

Here is an interesting profession for those who love animals

Ghostbusters is coming on now on TBS!

I got in trouble.

Aside from your career what's the coolest job you've ever had?

Imagine this - He married for Love not Lust or Looks!

Hahaha! I *love* the Brits! (pic)

I know I'm not supposed to do this but I'm calling on JanMichael!

Gay marriage question,

Who wants to buy a yellow 2002 Monte Carlo?

Hey "car guys" question

Stand Up For Bob Boudelang, Angry American Patriot

Ohh. Ohh. Ohhhhh! This is the best chesse I've ever tasted. What's yours?

Doctors vs. Guns

Check out the Hillary Meter

On This, The Day Of His Second Wedding I Ask Is Charles Gay?

Hilary Duff defends Jenna Bush

Why the Schiavo story was a really scary Tales From the Crypt episode

Do you think GOPisEvil and Matcom will up the ante in Boston?

Round 2: The Distressed American Challenge Is Back! Take It!

Serious question for sports fans

Debbie Travis can surely afford a better vehicle

Prince William has a bald spot started. I feel old now.

I'm going whitewatering tommorrow for the 1st time this year!

New Living Will form

A joke sent to me by a friend:

Any php geeks out there who can help with two niggling problems?

Who is going to the NE-Ohio meetup?

What Does n/t Mean?

"Soylent Grun ist menschen fleisch! Soylent Grun ist menschen fleisch!"

The name is Bond. James Bond.

Okay, so Sin City was pretty cool- my barebones review.

Worst rank for Major Crapper

progmom on the air 12-2 eastern time

Ever get the feeling someone doesn't like you?

Special "Guy James Show" tribute to Jeff at the start of the show tonight

The American President...the movie

Minor Rant - Check Approval at Grocery Store

Teaching my grandson how to fix his bike

Afer many DUers requests, it's finally up and running

I just spent my $50 gift certificate at Barnes and Noble...

NASCAR Announcement

What's the ugliest or goofiest-looking vehicle in your neighborhood?

Raise your hand if you are sick and tired of DUers making fun of Camilla

Here is the link to my original article on Nostamj/Jeff's death:

If you forgot something important, what would you do to remember?

Official Public Apology Thread


Has anyone driven on the Autobahn? What's the fastest speed you've driven?

I stumped the spell checker.

Anybody like my new bumper sticker idea?

Was there a radio DJ who you always tuned in when you were a kid?

what is a good home remedy for ringworm?

I'm finally out of the 7000 club, ask me anything.

WOW! Got my first wake-up call here...

Happy Birthday to Hugh Hefner!

I think I've seen it all now

Who Told Camilla To Wear That Hat?

My New Comback for * Supporters:

Bitten by a spider in my arm pit two nights ago.

Whats the message to those "Captain Morgan's Rum" commercials?

I want a Boston Terrier and a kitty.


This message comes from Sara, Nostamj's sister, to me today:

Russian language learning day one...

What music have you been listening to?/Looking for some cool music?

Canadian Postal Codes look like license plate numbers

Could you all get into a giant flame war over something?

Flower Watch #2

Is it possible for a single woman and a married man to be only friends?

When something goes wrong for you, who are you more likely to blame?

Well Pete Townshend didn't call me...............again :(

I'm sorry, but the Queen of England is a b*tch.

If you smile at me I will understand...

Three Questions for everyone here tonight.

What grocery stores/chains were there when you were growing up.

Saturday morning mind-blower!

After Running A Recent Poll On People's Religious Beliefs. I've Decided To

I just got back from a one hour hike in the park.

Bob Boudelang Discusses the Memo and Tom Delay

Internet slang: r0xx0r or suxx0r?

Internet Explorer users I need your help.

Is 14 too young for a teenager to go with a student group to Italy?

Ok folks, you know the drill...

Real AP headline: 'Grey's Anatomy' Keeps Key ABC Times Lot

Help! I've got to drive from KC MO back home to San Francisco,

i still love progmom

I think it's very nice of Prince Charles

My Living Will

President Bush explains his social security reform proposal.

a 7th_Sephiroth Rant

OMFG, Freakerland is under ATTACK!

Yesterday+today I learned the ancient art of delinquent bill collection!

Did a porcupine die on Camilla's head or what? (PHOTO)

Can anyone tell me where I can find...

a rant.... :sigh:

I've been on DU since AUG 04 + I've just reached 150 posts. Ask me anythi

Mary Hartman,Police Academy,Kotter actress Debralee Scott,52, croaks

This is the best motivational "self-help" book ever written

What celebrities are on your list?

Great resource for famous speeches

Should I tell dolo amber what hedges did?

Do any of you parents have techniques you apply to kid's dates?

I feel bad because no one responds when I start threads.

Do you have a "least favorite" cliché about veg*nism?

Singularity - spiritual or technological belief system...

Is Lightdancers outreach to exotic dancers a Southern Baptist effort?

"Deus, qualem Paulus creavit, des negatio."

17 Health Care Worker Deaths May Close of 3 Hospitals in Uige

GLBTs, How Would You Describe Yourself?

Vince Carter Himself Is Outscoring the Entire Celtics Team Today

David Wells reminds me

New International B-ball League tips off; Grand Rapids 171, Vancouver 122

Bush's exiled cat...

Astrology: Mommy Dearest, Kissin' Cousins,&The Royal Family

if god was real would god really be so horrible?

"Law would put 'in god we trust' in schools"

I don't mind religeon I think it can be a great thing but

I like this quote. I think I'm gonna use this one.

Corey Baker for President Campaign is Offically Underway:

The verdict on Blue Doggie

Tough week on DU, huh?

Dem Dorgan fighting to let "Fast Track" Trade Negotiation law expire

"The Radical Right is...

If a bank robber gave half his spoils to hungry children....?

Hey George, look over here

Bush's War use that term and make it stick. Repugs repeat a message .....

The Pope and the CIA

Alan Rudolph..Terrorist. So, why wasn't he tortured?(sarcasm)

There is still hope...

Cuban exile linked to terrorism wants haven in U.S.

Bush, Clinton Disagree on Pope's Legacy

Bush radio address: The Pope, "freedom-loving people," hope, dignity, etc.

Bush Poll Plummet and DLC Idiocy

no more POPE--all cable is on the Brit wedding. Been switching

prominent male Republican consultant marries male partner

Looking at the Good and Bad in Public Leaders (From LUTD)

Doing DeLay's dirty work?

FauxNews: Today's Baghdad Protesters want "Trial for Saddam" not

David Brooks (NYTimes) has given Democrats their issues.....

How Come When Republicans talk about Pope John Paul II

C-SPAN now, Sat., 2:05 est

I've become cautiously optimistic about NBC's Brian Williams

Lots of John Bolton coverage on C-Span this weekend

Delay's Web of Corruption Flowchart

Bush gets BOOed at the Popes Funeral. In 2001, Sweden, he got MOONED

Gov. Romney has his own paid columnist $10,000

Corey Baker for Class President Campaign is Underway:

Someone needs to send this quote to President Bush....

Is Bush snubbing the W.A.S.P. vote by not going to the Royal Wedding?

When will the Intelligence Community turn on Bushco?

Where in the world is Bush?

Conservative apologies for Schiavo Memo

What's the Democratic Party approval ratings?

gwb has "no doubt" that Jesus was sent here by God....

Rapid Response Network - Weekend Edition

Jeb Bush's Domineering Style Chafes Even His Own Camp

Rove Rallies GOP in Wis. Fundraising Trip

While the Terri Schiavo debacle was going on

Congress is trying to cap Goodwill donation tax deductions

The Kool-Aid Drinkers are so frustrating!!

Ashcroft on CSPAN now

"Tom DeLay's Kampf"

Karl Rove, Hillary Clinton visiting Minnesota this weekend

Headlines for the New Millennium, April 9, 2005

Can the Freepers get away with this???

Sh** Happens

Govt to privatize the IRS?

WI-women not promoted cause roles in family (as mothers)

Project: Adopt A Right Wing Commentator Or Pundit

An early Western Regional Primary? Not sure I like that.

CNN Dobbs Poll: 96% Not adequately represented

BTW, the Pubs talk like their man Bush is the greatest Leader of all time.

The "SUPER BOWL" of debates: The Pubs Vs the Dems

smirk flew the Vatican flag on his limo

John Conyers: "GOP Heading Over Political Cliff"

Transcript for Clark's smackdown of Perle at the HASC now available

Harry Reid's Radio Address

If Democrats had been very vocal on the Terri Shiavo incident do you think

John Bolton - UN Nominee - It all starts on Monday

Dean taps Roemer for speaking role

Sen Hearing on Negroponte's nomn to Nat'l Intelligence Director on Tues

Lincoln Chafee: Have You Actually Read the Dossier on Bolton?

The Shared Agenda of the Neocons and the New Democrats