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Archives: May 22, 2005

Open letter to CNN's Christopher Crommett from Venezuela

Dictated medicine by the Health Insurance Industry

Richard Ingrams (London Observer): George and the Dragon

In the belly of the beast/ Scott Ritter


W's Sister and Brother-In-Law: Iraq Oil Kickbacks

Britain faces big chill as ocean current slows

Virginity Or Death! (Fundies don't want vaccine that prevents HPV)


Progress History?: REAL keys that upped std living

One Week Before MemorialDay, 5 Iowa Parks Have High Fecal Colifirm Counts

Australian PM Admits Global Warming Exists, But Won't Sign Climate Treaty

It Only Looks Pristine - Arctic Snow Awash In POPs, Other Toxins

Entire Tiger Refuge Wiped Out: Indian Govt. Appoints Task Force

Biodiversity Decline "Alarming" According To Global UN Report

Britain faces big chill as ocean current slows

My 8 month old nephew died last week.

Galloway transcript absent from Homeland Security website

Psychohistory of Bush and 9/11

I Don't Like Tuesdays

new flash video "fuzzy math" mentions stolen election

"If you're worried about honesty in computers, don't get in an airplane"

Did LA use a different ballot marking system for this mayoral election

Brian Melendez elected state DFL chair

St. Paul mayor's race? What is the latest? nt

Something Weird - FireFox

The freepers and the Koran

For Bush, Iraq Lies Are Fundamental

RAW RADIO's BRAD SHOW: Editor & Publisher ed. just mentioned 'impeachment'

AFGHANISTAN IN it's getting VERY drafty.

anybody know when Bill Moyers will be rerun next on CSPAN/CSPAN-2

When you are waiting in your car and not going anywhere, do you...

Still think 911 wasn't a conspiracy? Put this in your pipe and smoke it

Stronach's power play electrifies CNN pundits

Demonize The Poor & Weak While Protecting The Rich & Powerful

US communications strategy put to the test with Newsweek and Saddam flaps

Galloway Video-Speaking Truth to Power!

What's going on? The anchorwoman on FAUX doesn't look like a porn star.


May 21st-The Cost of the War In Iraq-$171,278,760,854

Required reading for bush, his administration and everyone who voted

origin of tern 'afghan' for knitted/crocheted shawl or blanket

Come on just a few more

Thanks Admins for Karel's Link on the Latest Page!

Isn't this interesting?

Self deleted

My co-worker's vehicular malfunction has led to a recall

Believe me please

My LTTE to St. Pete Times, and Tampa Trib.

Downing St. Memo at online Phoenix news site

People actually protest media bias in France...

Do I see 70,000? Woo-hoo. We rock!! n/t

NC DU'er "Supernova" suggest meeting in NC WINE COUNTRY! Yessss!

If you are concerned about nuclear energy resurgence in the US: VOTE


To the person who donated...

Republican tactic

Being Bush - To Fail With Impunity

Too harsh?

Now all we need is 46 donations

We all hit the thousand donations goal! Thanks DU!....

70,000 members, and a fundraiser goal in one night?

Anybody Find Galloway\Coleman On C-Span Lately ??? Cause I Can't !!!

This is too funny....StoreWars video...

"Gay Marriage Ban to Go Before Texas Voters"

Bush's next commencement speech - US Navel Academy

My sports site has a political board that has moved from right to left....

WAKE UP! a Soliloquy from the movie "Waking Life"

WTG DUer's!!!!!

Seven more people and we hit 70,000! Party Party Party

Why shouldn't we have an empire?

Who is watching Born on the Fourth of July right now on Pax?

Do you know what this poll is about?

CSPAN Schedule Sunday May 22

Keep this safe: Stenographic copy of Declaration of Independence

Bushco + Jesusco = Untenable?

I've read the Constitution and have a question.

It's Over for Frist

NYT public editor Okrent's curious farewell (Krugman's numbers suspect?)

Britain faces big chill as ocean current slows

My wife gave birth to a bouncing baby girl on May 17th.

Our Fathers

"Monsanto Laws" Sweeping the Nation-House Bill 671, Senate Bill 631

Has anyone actually purchased a gun because of the political climate?

Jesus may be a Democrat, But God's a Republican!

Eternal Recurrence: Porn Stars Have Always Popped over to Visit Shrub

Why do we only get two weeks of vacation in this %#@*! country?


When did horror films jump the shark?

Ann Coulter At McCarthy's Grave? WTF?

Could it be? Are those car ribbons on the decline?

"Convoy of Death", mass murder sanctioned in 2002? by our government.

At least two Mormons cannot read

Europe Closing Shop?

So Where Is Mr. Martin

Anyone have kid friendly suggestions for a day in Montreal?

UK: Higher earners ‘to retire at 70’ (possibly)

Bush Gets Mixed Reception At Christian College

More Evidence Of Bush Aides' Doubts on Iraq

US communications strategy put to the test with Newsweek and Saddam flaps

US memo faults Karzai over Afghan heroin-NY Times

Boy rescued after climbing inside toy vending machine

Aristide backers march in Haiti

Lobbyist in Espionage Inquiry Says That He Broke No Laws

Iraqis high and dry as summer inferno nears

Hoping Good News Holds, (blue) El Paso Prepares for Growth at Fort Bliss

Afghanistan’s Karzai ‘shocked’ by abuse report (16, 700 US

Aide Asked How to Fire In-Law of O'Malley's

Attacks "delay" Iraq rebuilding.

NYT: Stem Cell Researchers Feel the Pull of the Golden State

Venezuela Oil Minister Says Foreign Oil Firms Owe Billions in Back Taxes,

WP,pg1: On Front Lines Of Asian Battle Against Bird Flu

Site of Watergate burglary up for sale

NYT: Dirty Secret: Coal Plants Could Be Much Cleaner

Texas Senate Approves Proposed Ban on Gay Marriage; Issue Now Goes to Vote

Black market organ trade is Baghdad's new growth industry

Dozens of Chilean Conscripts 'Left to Die' in the Snow by Their Officers

12 commandos killed in Iraq ("Wolf Brigade")

UN inspector paints bleak picture of Saddam's jail

WP: Sunnis Step Off Political Sidelines

WP: Says Who? (shoppers get nutritional advice from food industry)

United States cementing alliance with India

American Indians Protest Tribal Ouster

Some Question Need for Calif. Election

Whistle-Blower Suit May Set Course on Iraq Fraud Cases (Custer Battles)

LAT: Keeping an Eye on the World's Tragedies (new news organization)

U.S. Proposal in the O.A.S. Draws Fire as an Attack on Venezuela -NYT

Defense,Prosecution Play to New 'CSI' Savvy(jurors want forensic evidence)

Abbas to ask Bush for clarifications on peace plan (Reuters)

Guardian: Jury anger over threat of torture

Blair faces US probe over secret Iraq invasion plan

Would You Adam 'n' Eve It...Dinosaurs in Eden (In the Bible Belt)

Galloway ally sells US arms kit to Iraq

China Orders Emergency Bird Flu Measures

Army recruiter in Gainesville is charged with rape

WP: Contracting Rush For Security Led To Waste, Abuse

WP: Commanders Plan Eventual Consolidation of U.S. Bases in Iraq

Revealed: health fears over secret study into GM food


Found an alien spaceship!

let's all get drunk and go naked,

Did you feel an urge to watch Ep 4 and 6 after seeing Ep3?

Take a look at this!

The worst thing about teaching someone about the Dark Side

Well so anyway, like I was saying

for a few moments of peaceful escape

Have you found Jesus?


Who on Air America has the most

Dark side vs light side

Anybody else watching " Grillin' & Chillin' Week " on the Food Network ?

I finally got to use the pool today.

I've had the shittiest night.

Does it annoy anyone when people make you

Black Sabbath's "War Pigs," starring Bush, Wolfie, Rumsfeld, Cheney, Frist

Face Farts Really Suck!

Ok I officially love David Sedaris. Wish I could have his child.

Fave Nickname for The Jeenius!

Who has the winning powerball ticket?!

Okay kids, Bouncy Ball's word of the day is

Come on

Movie question (NOT Star Wars-related)

The cuckoos are fighting with each other!

CRAP! One of the cheesiest headlines ever, bad news for Halos fans:

I hate bush.

Where Can I Find The Old DU Website and Archives ???

an extemporaneous poem

You too can have a Palm Pilot

you make me feel like rhymin'

We just bought a vintage NordicTrak skier

I'm torn on something...

Boy rescued after climbing inside toy vending machine

Countdown to 70,000 registered users

Come to the NC Wine Festival, June 11, 2005

Has anyone here been background/extra in a movie

See the idiot walk...hear the idiot talk

"I can feeeeeeeeeel your ANGER! It gives you FOCUS!

(Blatant attempt at whoring for attention)


I've been up since 5am helping a friend move.

Anyone else watching "Voyage to the Planets and Beyond" on Discovery?

You're a high school student

Should I send in this resume?

Lost in the chaos, overwhelmed by the confusion....

Le Lounge bores moi

1000 Donations!

Supposedly, there are 3 words in the English language with no rhyme...

Cool!! We hit our goal early!!!

OK DU.....TOBY KEITH LIVE on CMT. Run don't walk.

Saturday night, the bar is open

Is Vin Diesel "over"?

Would you go to this wedding?

The Chancellor is Rove/Cheney...Rove/Cheney is the Chancellor.

New SNL, opening with Chris Matthews

Queensryche Fans: Will Op Mindcrime 2 mention Bush?

Will Install Needless Data On Whole System..

How long ago was "A Long Time Ago"?

come and get your kisses

Good Night to all


Norton Security Alert. Constantly alerted on firewall rule violation


Do you snipe? Do you care?

My resting blood pressure is 124/70, 102BPM. Exercising it's 142/80/74!!

The Official SNL Blows Thread

The Official SNL Blows Thread blows

I saw my Senator today

should elshiva apologize for the 'apology'?

I just saw the main reason Lucas won't do 7, 8 and 9.

So, sometime in the 16 years between Episodes III and IV

Pick it, pack it, fire it up, come alooong, and take hits from the booong

What VIP was in downtown Boston tonight?

Does anybody else here like to sniff deodorant

Name ANY movie that's WORSE than "Tango & Cash."

Once while tripping on acid, I entered a room


Caption this! (* warning)


What The Hell Has Lindsay Lohan Done To Herself? SNL.

Absolute Grossness

I'm killin threads left and right tonight

Albino moose -- check out these photos!

FINALLY Saw It!! - First Rule Of Fight Club? It Sucks ASS

1,000 donations AND 70,000 DUers!

post a single line and i'll give you a rhyming quatrain (see example)

Can anybody tell me what ever happened to Al Hirt?

Southeastern DU'er! North Carolina Wine Festival Meetup! Can You Come?

Found a 1000-watt car stereo amplifier

70,000 poll: We are the finest American political website around.

Stuck at 145 lbs.

Good Lord I'm Bored!

Our cat ,Skunkie is no more

"Fuck Bush" is trendy in Japan (oldie but goodie)

What celebrities do you find attractive? ( cute, pretty or stunning)

In honor of my 10,000th post, post a picture of yourself, but first...

I finally watched The Village

I just came back from my brothers wedding, ask me anything

Does SNL blow or suck?


It began with three haunting notes .. AWESOME.

Has anyone here ever spotted a bird that with a wingspan of

Post a movie you think no one else knows about and see if they do.

Has everyone forgotten that these are all just games?

Suffer from depression, pain, anxiety, CFS, Fibromyalgia, or brain fog?

Odd Obit: John Kerry's Uncle passed away.

New Photos of Kerry please!

Round 1 of the contest is over

"Countdown" Fun in the Lounge tonight....

Botany and Stephanie - Live!

Torture American-Style

Abu Ghraib, Task Force 121, and the 'Secret Army'

For a change of pace...

Just curious....Where did Lynndie England get her leash?

Is Bush or Cheney Palpatine?

Link Of The Year> "The Downing Street Memo"

Molly Ivins on PBS/Video

"Smoke and Mirrors", NEWSWEEK gets the grandtheftelectionohio treatment

Is the Movie "The Yes Men" worth paying $3.99 to see?

George W. Bush once again demonstrates that he doesn't have a clue.

Lost in the chaos, overwhelmed by the confusion....

RimJob must be drunk again.

Why was * holding the King's hand?

Took first step in running against Sweeney - !!!

Saturday night live

Meyer book may reveal Iraq secrets

Kennedy lauds Dean on CNN's Capitol Gang (Novak disses)

8 hours 40 minutes till Meet the Press with Howard Dean...

Unfortunately, The Filibuster Fight Is A Win/Win For The Rs

The filibuster has been an enemy of Democratic Party ideas..

DUers! URGE CSPAN TO COVER CONYERS FORUM on media bias on Tuesday!!

This NYT Santorum Fest is such garbage!

Great Jen Sorensen CARTOON: "New Opiates of the Masses"

Complete testimony of George Galloway

Is This The Way To Armadillo? British soldiers in Iraq spoof video..ENJOY

Do you want to be in a documentary?

We need a grassroots effort to increase voter turnout.

The military's desperation is showing (alleged Shanghaiing of lowIQman)

National Urban League blasts "The Filibuster Fig Leaf"

Walter Pincus:"Prewar Findings Worried Analysts" buried on WaPost, p. A26!

Karimov escapes regime change as America pursues the ‘great game’

Plan Would Broaden F.B.I.'s Terror Role (NYT)

Other 'irreparable harms' exist - (Downing St Memo)

(New York City's Bloomberg) Crushing Small Business

Would you Adam 'n' Eve it ... dinosaurs in Eden

The Message From the Sunni Heartland

A Nation Willingly Deceived

Filibuster; Lose the battle and we'll win the war.

WSWS: The two Americas:

How U.S.-China economic relationship really works (Krugman)

The Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel has two very disturbing articles this

Daily Life in Baghdad, from Afar ("coming apart at the seams")

The Resistance in Context

Bob Kerr: The picture that we seldom get to see (mayhem in Mosul)

The truth about military recruitment

Kitty Kelley not purring about critics

Associated Press (Sunday): Records Reveal Guantanamo Stories


Afghanistan: Canada's Iraq?

A breath of fresh air sweeps into hell, but there's still no way out

The American Myth Industry

It's time for liberals to get in touch with the antiheroes of "Deadwood".

Peter Preston (London Observer): The writing's on the wall, er, the web

Is Venezuela going nuclear? Conversations w/Iran

Star Wars sparks talk of 'George W Vader'

George Galloway's Lesson in Speaking Truth to Power

It's All Newsweek's Fault - NYT Op-Ed

The Constitution on Trial

Bush: Worst President Ever?........

"America has become an ugly place." (speaking of trash)

Ugh - Akron Beacon Journal started "Prickly City" today

Full salary while drawing social security - but before FULL retirement age

American Chemists compare FT (coal based fuel) and biodiesel NOx


The greatest threat to the biosphere, to all life on earth is...

2,000 more wind turbines in countryside (UK)

"The Rape of the Rainforest - and the Man Behind It"

Israel, Arabs agree to save Dead Sea

Palestinian university president denounces U.K. boycott of Israeli academi

Calls for Israel's destruction in London

Guardian Unltd/The Observer "Why Israel must make sacrifices"

"The Asassination of Richard Nixon"

China goes undercover to sway opinion on internet (sound familiar?)


Wash. Election Battle Heads for Courtroom

Election Reform, Fraud, & Related News Sunday 5/22/05

I know the answer is here......Help

Since Dems are getting nuked--shouldn't stolen elections that made it.....

I need a list of the best docs and videos for a bit torrent file.

Risking my pride to ask a basic question about rBr.

Guess who's on the Corporate Affiliate Roster of the Natl Assoc. of SOS's?

Google kills ad critical of Bush, lets pro-Bush ads continue running


YESS! Instructions and sample letter for FOIA requests from USCV

A non-statistician's view of the E-M exit poll controversy

Dear Mr. Romney (RE: capital punishment adds)

Minnesota state judges?

DeWine center of debate to end filibuster -- says he has already

Anyone go to the Rally at the Columbus Statehouse

Do you think the good ole boy network is putting pressure on KBH?

Anti-Gay Texas Marriage Amendment Passes Senate

Coming to Door County this August

Nice to see the bushitler face off the page!

Do you ever just want to sing


CTV Network gets reprimanded by CBSC

I OWE Ralph Nader, the Democratic Party and John Kerry an apology:

Protesting Army Recruiters in Times Square

Don't forget: MTP on NBC

fixing a problem with a URL in previous posting about a cyberthreat

What do people suggest I do about a cyber threat?



Sunday talk shows

if there is an "official" investigation of Saddam's underwear ...

Loyalty to the bottom line trumps loyalty to the country or the people.

What do people suggest I do about a cyber threat?


So long as any institution does what they are told by the powerful, they

Congrats to Skinner and all the rest for another successful drive!

I know what will bring down the Republicans.

What do you think a fair sentence is for a Chief of Police that

It's All Newsweek's Fault

The wizard of oz of politics

You know who's crazy?

For some time I wondered about what a sorry ass country we have become.

Eishenhower quote on Soc. Sec.

Is the new Cultural Center at Ground Zero about Culture or Politics

Someone Admits the TRUTH: "Our policy is to make Iraq a colony" !!

Howard Dean is in the house! (MtP)

Saw Bill Maher last night

Should universities refuse to credit creationist "science" courses?

To Sgt. Benderman and Monica

Two more days to Rubberstamp Day.

"The Boss" Bruce Springsteen

Please allow me to paraphrase Jerry Falwell.

Ack I had a horrible thought

Barbara Ferguson...laying it down on CNN

Is there anyone who can help me with Windows Media?

How do I go about making a formal complaint to the FCC?

things are about to get much worse than we ever dreamed

should Osama send his FOUR wives to Appease the Western World?

Porn-again Christian

Why private investing for Social Security is a very bad idea.

Pope honours Maguire Seven gran

Bush* doesn't think Saddam pics will induce violence, but Newsweek did?

Hey, you know who is a really bad president?

Renaming the G.O.P.

Unnamed sources who lie should be OUTED!!!!

I think it would be cool if

Time's Richard Smith and his latest apology

Time Magazine: Newsweek "helped set off an anti-U.S. firestorm"

Feith Wins Arrogant-Prick-Without-A-Clue Award, Pats Himself on Back

neat as heck news heading

Why aren't pharmaceutical co's fighting for stem cell research?

Liberia - The Answer to all of our questions

U.S. fugitive sought in Toronto - Stay alert Canadian DUers

Are the Iraqis or 'insurgents' holding any US military prisoners of war?

MSNBC front page headlines

Clark debating Pearle on CNN soon, per Wolfie. nt

Muslim world turned into a tinderbox

The Limbaugh Rumors...

U.S. blames Afghan poppies on Karzai and Brits

How do they REALLY feel?

Bush sees no need to respond to Conyers letter

Lindsey Graham just said one of the eight judicial nominees would lose

FLASH: Fat Timmy has a research dept - Howie does Timmy

NYT Magazine Does Puff Piece on Man-on-Dog Santorum

Do freepers think torture is funny?

The scandal that won't go away

NEOCONS are the cancer that will kill the Republican party

Devlopments in EU: end of a union that could have balanced US hegemony?

Surely it wasn't Laura's idea ?

Sat Night Live last night.......

Star Wars Episode III is just fine. Better than last 2, not as good as

Creation Museum Opening in Kentucky - hopes to draw 60,000 people

Evolution of our Middle East Policy.

Evangelicals on NYT pg1 today, Santorum on mag cover -- reader revolt?

Social Security question....

I don't think the sheeple will wake up to the evil of this administration

Democrats use wrong tactic again ! We are strategy deficient !

Anyone care to offer some thoughts on a argumentative thesis?

Happy 47th anniversary, Club 47/Passim!

CNN's "Reliable Sources" is going after the Newsweek story

Oh good - the Kuwaitis think the cost of the war in Iraq is worth it

Question for Condi Rice

Bob McChesney (MediaMatters) streaming now (Sun 2pm EDT)

Pew Internet Blogs Report.

HS Teachers: can you talk about the filibuster/nuclear option in class?

does anyone think Bu$h hoped to get Pickles martyred for higher ratings ?

70,009 Registered Users At DU!

Bush probes Saddam's Pants (actual headline)

My letter to Governor Romney of Mass concerning death penalty radio adds

Two looks at empire starting at 1pm EST on C-SPAN2

It's up to the Republicans.

Dean tells truth...most voted for war based on LIES.

Unveiling the New Media - The Peerless Project

The Islamic world will defeat the Neocons if they resist the inflammation

Audio Link

"Patriot Pastors" to Consolidate Republican Power just dawned on me what is happening

Disgusting freeper propaganda video

Oil Storm - this FX movie has me feeling sick to my stomach

Why can't we sue these folks?

W's America: Regular gas for $3.09 in Needles, Calif. (photo)

I'm ready to fight the Right, are you?

Kraft foods and the Gay Games

What fake issues could the Left gin up to hurt Republicans?

Opus - Must read today - "Going to Hell"

NH Police Chief arrest illegal aliens for tresspassing. Racism?

I'm with Superman, I fight for truth, justice, and the American way.

"Reporting from Iraq" on CSpan 1 NOW......this is pretty

Man all I did was read two threads in GD this AM and this is what I saw

TEST YOUR MERCURY LEVELS NOW! Order a test kit thru Greenpeace.

Good letter in Stars and Stripes: A Repeat of Vietnam

I cant stand it ANY LONGER..

The Downing Street Memo would bring down this administration if

Anybody see Dean on Russert today? missed it

Libraries find many books urine-stained

I believe that Bush's plan is to create as much chaos, civil wars,

What is your favorite "Quote of the Week"?

Taking Luck Seriously

Told today in the Gungeon that if I don't like America, I should leave

Dear Leader's Daily Thought

More words from George Galloway

No Respect for the President

"The day I began to think on the Job."

60 Minutes tonight (Gov't's multi-million $ anti-condom campaign)

Bush probes Saddam's pants - Bush Vows: I will get to the bottom of it ;-)

Just watched a little of Peter Paul & Mary on PBS, now I'm depressed.

Help get Galloway's statement in the Congressional Record

Faded Glory?

The contradiction, tragedy, and irony of it.

Why would losing in Iraq be different than in Vietnam? Or is it?

so the liberal media is denouncing Star Wars 3 as being anti-* propaganda.

OpTruth Benefit last night was awesome - a crudely recorded sample

Did bush mock a woman on death row?

Galloway clip, Robert Parry (who broke Iran-Contra) coming up

Clark vs. Perle on Wolf Blitzer

"Protesters Mob Laura Bush in Israel"...the sunshine is working

The Power of Nightmares - Free Download at Internet Archives

Right wing talking points

First Lady Besiged by Protest in Jeruselum

Repost from LBN: RSS on US terror list

A brief review of ("majority") voting in the Senate.

LOL - Jack Cafferty on CNN

A Dispatch from Dahr Jamail-Displaced Iraqis Simmering with Anger in Amman

Judge Owen receives "poor" rating from peers

The chronological erosion of our rights right now today in the US

Perle: War In Iraq® Was a Clerical Error - WHAT THE FUCK???????

How we can stop the neocons and *

“This is the Way Democracy Ends”

Check in if you are from a different country. Just curious how many

Laura Bush just looks more and more like "The Joker"

George Galloway is my hero. "Pack of Lies" speech is priceless.

Dan Rather on with Tina Brown (CNBC at 8pm EDT)

Is it true? Pickles was booed at a couple of sites on her "tour?"

DOD Website jokes of Christian crusade against Muslims?

Is your FOX audio lagged by about 15-20 seconds??

May 21 Protest at Calvin College

Let's Not Forget Galloway's Rhetorical KO of Wormtongue Hitchens

Galloway to visit US Universities?

So tell me Laura with the plastered plastic smile You Philistine! What is

Anyone watching Howard Dean on MTP?

Ok DU, explain to me why Dean was silent on the Downing Street Memo!

Now I know why Bush talked about 9/11 a lot at the RNC

Gee, Pickles looks a little upset

Listening to Laura Flanders

Is Bush trying to get Laura martyred?

Neocons: Sith or Vogons?

Jesus plays soccer?

Did Bush set Laura up?

God bless Harry Reid

Just seen "The Corporation" WOW

X-post: request for info on finding Repub donors

RANT ON: Do We Need Proof the Freepers are Depraved!?!?!

Will there come such a time when copyright laws get so extreme,

What was on Laura's note?

Palestinians to Laura Bush : "HOW DARE YOU COME IN HERE!"

BayOil and the dirty work behind Galloway's "smokescreen"

Tim Russert was an absolute JERK towards Howard Dean today

Just wondering

Is there support for a Republican forum?

May 22nd-The Cost of the War In Iraq-$171,460,104,117

I need help from a Free Thinking Christian who knows the Bible

With "Nuclear Tuesday" coming up, and far-right cretins poised to rule --

OMG! Are you watching 60 Minutes?

Fascist LTTE! Incredible! Read this (newsweek story)

LIVE, ONLINE hearings on the corporate raid on pensions.

The Downing St Memo, Red Meat, and Howard Dean

Ever wonder who runs CSPAN?

Great Bill Maher clip

Stop the War of Lies NOW!

Cheney's coup d'etat: Why Nuclear option is much worse than you thought

A U.S. Soldier came into my dad's store today.

"Number one Democrat" Warren Beatty, kicked Musclehead Arnold in the ass!!

More evidence of doubts on Iraq emerges

I just heard Whoppi Goldberg on Politically Direct.

NPR's Daniel Schorr comments on Downing Street Memo

Learned scholar & economic guru Laura Bush misspells "commit"

When will the fundies finally realize...

It's nearly June, and Iowa is cold....

Pickles hits the Mosque!

Is sexual abuse endemic in the RW Christian community?

Homeland Security Greatest Cash Cow EVER, but we're no safer

I need help with this. Please help me. (rw co-worker & my pending reply)

Those Who Support Wars Should Fight Them!

If the nuclear option passes, can it be taken to the Supreme Court?

"Never did I dream we'd get the TRIFECTA" - GWB June 14, 2002 ---> MP3

Why is violent crime in the USA so high compared to the rest of the world?

If Cheney declares the Filibuster unconstitutional, how should

The Bad Doctor Dems. Enemy No 1

Story by Dean on MTP re woman who thinks she is pro-life but who we would

it's a shame that so many people think bushco orchestrated 9-11

do you know any "Ex-gays"?

How to win the South (In a Young Dem's Opinion)

Where are they?

Lib Dem's poll 'disappointment' (BBC News)

Protestors reportedly beaten by police in India

Afghan president pressed on opium

U.S. Memo Faults Afghan Leader on Heroin Fight (NYT)

Posada's extradition focus of Venezuelan protests

LAT: Two Border Towns That Are Feeling Each Other's Pain

Farmers find allies in fight against U.S.-Cuba policy

Posada Questioned

Director general of Iraqi Trade Ministry and his driver killed by gunmen

Galloway ally sells US arms kit to Iraq

Romanians Freed in Iraq After Two MonthsRomanian Journalists and Iraqi-Ame

Laura Bush Heckled at Islamic Holy Shrine

Oil prices to top $60 by autumn, analysts warn

I Wish Howard Dean would Slug Tim Russert.

Top Iraq trade official shot dead

LAT: In Baghdad, University Students and Professors Feel the Heat

9 Accused in Alleged Giant Ponzi Scheme

Iraq Releases Terminally Ill Saddam Aide

Whitehall panic over army dirty tricks

U.N. Condemns Alleged Abuse of Afghans

Lost horizons

Believe It: The Media's Credibility Headache Gets Worse

Peer calls for Phil Flynn bank probe

WP: Contracting Rush For Security Led To Waste, Abuse

MSNBC front page headlines

Senate panel takes aim at 'stealth tax'

Viet Nam, Russia co-operate in nuclear energy

BBC: Laura Bush heckled in Jerusalem

Gunmen kill trade ministry official in Baghdad (Sunday)

Daily Life in Baghdad, from Afar ("coming apart at the seams")

Director of Iraqi Trade Ministry Killed

LAT: Officers Plot Exit Strategy (Young officers leaving the military)

Commanders Plan Eventual Consolidation of U.S. Bases in Iraq

Suffolk police shoot, kill Wyandanch man

Protesters surround Laura Bush at Jerusalem mosque

Protesters Mob Laura Bush in Jerusalem

Concerns heighten on plan to shut bases

Explosions rock two cinema halls in Delhi

Iranian Kurds inspired by success in Iraq

Prewar Findings Worried Analysts

Sadr undertakes Sunni-Shiite mediation

Analysis: CIA Unit Has Negroponte's Ear ( who is the CIA going to kill now

Insurgents launch bloody attacks in Iraq

Bob Kerr: The picture that we seldom get to see (mayhem in Mosul)

The truth about military recruitment

Rats fed GM corn due for sale in Britain developed abnormalities in blood

N. Korea Says It's Watching U.S. Attitude

As Nuclear 'breakouts' Loom, Diplomats Are at Odds Over Action

2 bomb attacks target US military convoys in Baghdad

Negroponte Paying Attention to CIA's Clandestine Service

Iraqi ship allowed to sail home

Sadr undertakes Sunni-Shiite mediation

Bush probes Saddam's pants - Bush Vows: I will get to the bottom of it ;-)

RSS on US terror list

Pension Fund Scandal Biting Into City Services, Reputation of San Diego

Bomb Kills Single Dad Serving In Iraq

Dead recruit's father wages campaign against 'green card Marines'

Yahoo: U.S., Iraq Troops Launch Baghdad Offensive

Fear of civil war grows as Shia start to retaliate

Merit System Investigation: Hiring process put in spotlight

Zarqawi group claims to have executed US-Iraqi businessman

Teachers flee Michigan to find jobs (option #1: get a suitcase)

NATO set to make African debut

With Kurds' Success in Iraq, Some Iranian Kurds Itching to Resume Fight in

Escape tunnel discovered at U.S.-run prison camp in Iraq

In Hawijah, the sand flies, not insurgents, strike fear

Court sentences three Iraq rebels to death

Excerpts From Testimony of Detainees at the U.S. Camp for Terrorist Suspec

Colombia might sacrifice justice in search of peace

Amnesty International says U.S. war dodger would be prisoner of conscience

First Lady emerges as Bush's secret weapon

Howard Dean reappears on national television

Police: Church sex abuse case may involve 24 children

Where are U.S. sanctions on Syria heading? Congressmn says Mil action near

Vatican Says Mexican Priest Will Not Face Abuse Trial

NYT: New Public Editor Looks at 'Downing Street Memo' Coverage

Qaeda in Iraq says kills U.S. pilot - Web statement (Reuters)

LAT: Dozens Have Alleged Koran's Mishandling(dogs, urination, obscenities)

States Target Property Taxes as Home Prices Zoom

Analyst spells out flaws in Iraq plan

Soldier Pleads Guilty in Beating Death of Afghan Prisoner; Gets 3 months

Missing Florida girl found buried alive in landfill

Schroeder Calls for Early Elections

Top bosses (CEOs) get 21% raise (in IA)

SPD abgewählt, CDU triumphiert

Psychiatric Association Calls for Gay Marriage Recognition

US keeps its head down as Europe agonizes over constitution.

Illegals bolster Social Security (Contribute $6.5 - 7 Billion a Year)

U.S. and Iraqi troops launch offensive in Abu Ghraib district

U.S. Coalition, Afghans Kill 12 Insurgents

Bush Keeps Role in Senate Fray Out of Sight, Not Mind ("driven from top")

Chavez to Reconsider Diplomatic Ties With US if Cuban Exile Is Not Extradi

Chavez: Venezuela interested in nuclear technology

Newsweek: A Troubled Hunt (Osama may never be caught)

Desertion huge problem for US in Iraq war

Laura Bush Faces Protesters in Jerusalem

Big bucks beckon Galloway

Vatican, China May Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties, IHT Says

US congressmen: Israel first in US Mideast policy

Iran, Spain sign tourism cooperation deal

I'm cooking up myself a nice hamburger. Mmmm.

I apologize for my apology!


Capsule Review: Roger Vadim's Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1959)


"I...ain't got nobody..."

Do we have a DU crush thread?

Waxing the car is "Hard work"

So I drank six or seven beers on an empty stomach, then took a shot

Something spilled in my fridge, and smells. Should I:

Placebo I found a Pink shirt for you ;)

i need more votes.

When you're making out...or more

I'm drunk and in love.

Blog television.. some interesting videos

elshiva - are you still online?

I keep stumbling over this "nopity" smily. Please somebody

Tom Jones - green, green grass of home

Will Forte imitating Zell Miller on Saturday Night Live

two more votes, please

OK, now I know I'm drunk

Before and After Makeup

Last post tonite...thank you to all who voted

13 minutes may have been a touch too long.

Fate Poll. Tell me my future.

caption this photo

I just got back from seeing Star Wars Episode III, and...

Somebody's got gas!

Battle Of The Bonehead Hunks: Barbarino vs. Kelso!

Spoof video: Royal Dragoon Guards. (Too funny.)

Which has the lowest IQ?

What is your favorite comedy show starring Jennifer Anniston?

My son loves MXC. (Most Extreme Elimination Challenge) on SpikeTV

Tech question: Where can I find fast, anonymous proxies?

Celebrity peddlers of the past, so what did they peddle? Teehehehehehe...

Anti-War (a.k.a. Pro-Peace) slogans

Question about Episode III: ROTS (MAJOR SPOILER WARNING!!)

Ladies: How many colors of panties do you have?

Boom Shaka Laka Laka Boom Shaka Laka Laka

Good gracious--look what's on sale at Kohl's!!!

More annoying, Paul Giamatti or Chris Elliott?

I've always said you can buy anything on Ebay...

Has anyone else seen this email forward (possibly RW inspired)?

is God mean? get out the garlic

Can you do this?

What's your favourite kind of soda-pop currently on the market??

So whats for breakfast/brunch?

Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Tourettes' Chef!

anyone want a rhyming quatrain? post a line and I'll run with it

Another idiotic prediction from "Wideload" Matthews.

I just came back from Church, and I'm SOOOO happy! Ask me anything!

Houdini babe takes toy initiative

My kids like the B*sh anamation on the top.

Bernie Ward is great!

Awake Person Check-in. 23:21 Pacific Time.

GREAT SHOW.. listen streaming now! BRADSHOW ...

That Sucks

Anybody here going to see Toto in NYC tonight?

Meniere's disease.... just learn to live with it???

Stargate fans: ever seen that commercial?

Fourth Consecutive day Ive been up at 5

Pamela Anderson or the thing on the wing in Shatner's Twilight Zone

I'm green with jealously this morning.

China outlaws 'naked sushi' meals

"Only a Sith deals in absolutes"

just had a mini-panic attack re: Daddy the Cat

Damn that was some party last night!

How is William Rivers Pitt doing?

DU Group proposal: Democratic PNAC support group

Anybody Going To Be In DC Memorial Day Weekend?

Sean Penn is blowing me away in "The Assasination of Richard Nixon"

Republican lawyer/judge wannabe/cokehead

Who the hell is Greer Childers???? For some reason everytime

Whoa!!! My IPod just froze up for no reason. Anyone got a clue?

Jeremy Bentham's pickled head (the 2nd one between his legs)(big img file)

If you are more intelligent or compassionate than GWB say so here!

What is the difference between a political blog and DU?

Do you know what's the best thing about being a Liberal?

Ok, I just watched Episode 6, why the hell did Vader die?

Last night's logorrhea appears to have garnered little support.

Jokie Roberts spoke at a graduation i was at today

Man, it's hard to type with a cat on your lap

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

Did anyone else try the government's diet pyramid?

Help! My favorite life-form is dying!

Anyone see the movie (documentary) "Dig!"

Whoopie Goldberg on AAR right now....

Is this a little pathetic, or am I a cynic?

Everybody into the pool!

The Emperor and Darth Vader

Everybody who has seen the show "Wonder Showzen", check into this thread.

I miss this Emperor...

rainwater comes into our basement from underground -- help

Do you go suntanning? If so, what method do you use?


I have a deep, dark confession to make.

Sox take 5-2 lead over Braves.

How far out of Portland, OR can one find cheap land for farming...I'd like

Royals lead Cards 8-2!

The Mets-Yanks Game was great from behind home plate!

Bumper sticker to go with the Jesus on trailer hitch

Puke! I reek of cheap, shitty cigarettes.

My new favorite song!

I just made dessert, would someone like to join me?

Anacondas have teeth.. and will use them.. ( squeamish)

Why Do They Hate Laura Bush? Why Do They Hate Freedom?

I watched Godfather I and II this weekend. Coppola needs a new editor.

Johns Hopkins Blue Jays are kicking ass. eom

I bought the Star Wars DVD Trivial Pursuit

Highly recommend Trader Joe's Tempura Shrimp.

"Yes maaaaster"

Star Wars is set to make $158 million this weekend

I just got my Mandrake 10.1 beta to print to my Lexmark Z600 again,

If you are addicted to DU and need help, please check in.

Boy Rescued After Climbing in Toy Machine

Hillarious Parody Trailer: Star Wars Episode III: A Lost Hope

I'm watching the Hindenburg on the History Channel, and they had a musical

The Dubya Puppet:


The FBI is here in my house!

Is it ethical to pay somebody else to do a dangerous job?

Seriously - it pays to complain

Is it ethical to kill Rabrrrrrr to end copycat threads?

96 Tears (? & The Mysterians)

Star Wars Allegory Question

I am developing a comic strip.

Is it ethical to kill yourself to avoid paying the worker guy?

Bowling is NOT boring...(pictures to prove it)

I'm developing a filmstrip.

Listening to Kate Bush. Don't ask me anything, want peace and quiet.

Before you get up to go to the loo, read this cool article!

What's your favorite old picture?

Bowling - Is it America's new hobby?

A silly Rant about "when I dye my pants"

It is 97 degrees outside, and my uncle is out watering his garden...

Princess Leia or her Mom?

Mary Kay Letourneau Wedding Skipped by Queen

Stuck at 245 lbs.

To be honest

Is it ethical to kill a worker guy to avoid paying him?

I'm stripping a comic and a developer

So I tried out this highly rated tanning creme...

Where's for dinner.

The best greeting cards ever devised...

Do you like my new sig pic?

What's the best thing a teacher ever did for you?

I just ran into a childhood friend I hadn't seen in ages.

I thought my cold unfeeling ass could never feel love...

OKAY! Who forgot to turn off the oven

Most asinine "Star Wars" merchandising you've seen so far?

Another Hypothetical Question:

It's nice and cool here in Wisconsin...

Awesome sand art!

Tonight's 60 Minutes: Mostly pop fluff, or criminal low life stories?

Are there ANY car commercials that aren't ridiculously stupid?

I'm craving the King Ranch casserole from Whole Foods.

Would Rabrrrrrr be the same if he were only Rabrrrr?

The Revolutionary People's Committee Against Imperialist

The Fat Budgie: by John Lennon

OK Starwars Fanatics: How Lightsabres Work:

What's for dinner?

One-note guitar feedback solos

Poltergeist is on right now the Sci-Fi channel .

Stupid Idiot Neocon watercarrying Thomas Freidman's new Book

Anybody want a delicious fruit?

Ever have someone creep you out?

John Williams or Danny Elfman?

some jackass is riding up and down the street on a mofo minibike

How do you post pics that show up when you post?

Just when you thought that Bush couldn't look like more of an idiot...

Microsoft gets owned at E3

Why haven't your children signed up for the Presidential Prayer Team?

What's the dumbest dream you've ever had?

Lest we forget: The "Star Wars Holiday Special."

DU needs some merit badges:

our neighbor is an @$$*^!!

Is there any hope?

Manchetser United is now owned by an American Malcolm Glazer

Suggestion for a DU group

For my 4,000th post, I ask the question: gas $ vs driving habits

Have you ever met a clinically diagnosed schizophrenic?

Found out recently than an ex fiance has become a neocon! Ewwwww!

How does one deal with a lack of external encouragement in their life?

My living will is as follows

May Photo Contest. LIGHT AND SHADOW, Finals - Please Vote

Episode II is worse than I remember.

most underrated album from 1965-1970

"Condoms don't protect your mind."

I think my birch tree's dead

Lines written in a fit of patriotic fervor (WARNING: amateur poetry)

PETA article in the Virginian-Pilot......5/22/05

Does anyone grow their own sprouts?

Happy 25th Anniversary *link* PETA !

Creation Museum Sparks Evolution Debate

When the President Talks to & lyrics

Want respect ? We muslims must lead by example...

Laser could rival energy from sun's center

Anti-Gay Texas Marriage Amendment Passes Senate

FDA to ban gay sperm donors

Kraft foods and the Gay Games

On a possitive note...

Slow down... Gay marriage was used as a case against WHAT!?

No first pitch at Fenway for Afghan president

Bobby Bowden Plans On Converting His Players To Christianity

Here's a picture of my snakelet, Sheikh Yerbouti

my late kitty

Cockatiel bent feather

any other "cuspers" out there?

How does one deal with a lack of external encouragement in their life?

I don't feel at home in GD. Does anybody else feel this way?

Hi--I'm back

Cool canoeing pic

Some recent photos I've taken......

The Final stage of the May contest is now up in the Lounge

For the "inland people" -- breaking waves

Sunday talk shows

A good read - "I'm Not The Only One", by George Galloway MP

Secret UK troops plan for Afghan crisis

Howard Dean misspeaks, hold on to your hats, here we go

I Wish Howard Dean would Slug Tim Russert.

Bush's old lady gets heckled

"i voted bush because i could have been an abortion!"

WP: Contracting Rush For Security Led To Waste, Abuse

Anyone notice that

Starwars inspired a pretty bad dream last night...

The Constitution on Trial


Gorgeous George batters Bush’s beautiful fairy tale

Oh no we sent Lieberman to defend us

"The democratic underground is alive with the transcript ":

Letter re- "nuclear option"

Will anyone post video of Dean on MTP?

Welcome to Karl Rove's FantasyLand: A Real Vacation From Reality

Laura, you are no Hillary. You are no Eleanor, & you are no Nancy.

James Watt says Christians must protect the environment

A Global Good Neighbor Ethic for International Relations

esteemed writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Fidel, and Clinton

Pickles in Israel as Freedom Marches On: "what an emotional place this is"

Plan Now -- Sept 24th MASS MARCH IN DC - Endorse Anti-war

"This is the fight for the soul of America." Howard rocks!

Ohio coingate widens to include dealer in Colorado - oh my

Three Romanian journalist hostages were just released

Dan Rather Will Be On Larry King This Thursday (5-26-05)

FDR's national political strategy coalition forged in 1993???

The future after the filibuster...

Ben Nelson To Vote FOR Bolton & Against Stem Cell Research!

Quick...Where is the... Please sign emergency petition to save our courts

Can Someone explain this to me? And sign petition!

The realities of what a southern strategy represents.....

Du'rs It's time for action.

Impeachable evidence # 28 Ken Lay writing to Gov * and telling

Protesters meet Laura Bush at Jerusalem sites (Hecklers!)

We can't impeach the war chimp, so lets just forget all the lies?

Democrats should appeal to all Americans and not just Democrats...

Do Republican believe that all filibusters are unconstitutional?

Why "they" send Commandeer Cuckoo Bananas out for Bike Rides

CATO Institute shill chastises Democrats for changing stance on SS.

Without his Catholic worshippers, Blair wouldn't have had a prayer

Remember this? I certainly do and I'm pissed all over again!

Howard Dean: Bernie Sanders is a liberal Democrat

Crazy letter in my local paper!

Dean's discussion with Russert today: Dean said, if I heard him

Read further into this article for "The Bolton Angle"....

War crimes prosecution at the Hague: How likely?

request for info- how to find donors

Imagine W getting approached by a guy wearing a sock puppet -

Jerry Springer on the Radio...

Bush's Fight for Human's Rights in Uzbekistan; The human was Ken Lay

Carlos Watson just floated John Cornyn/Orrin Hatch as Supreme Court picks

the mother of all smoking guns

Og Boy, They're Playing Up That Laura Was In Some Kind Of Danger

...and another thing...

Can someone explain what "blocked in committee" means

Are you watching the next president on CNN 1:26 ET ?? Clark Rocks/ n/t

Wes Clark on CNN's Late Edition w/Wolf Blitzer for 1 PMish interview

What Kind Of Guy Exposes His Wife To This Much Danger?

Howard Dean ~ "Take Back America" ~

FACE THE NATION - Bob Schieffer just said NEWSWEEK Koran story false...

I wrote my Republican representative a letter

Where is the hub of draft clark 08? web source that is.

Does a federal grand jury have the power to indict a sitting pResident?

You won't believe this... I almost fainted!!

Freepers On Their Best Behaviour...

Full Video Of Dean On 'Meet the Press'


The top 10 most popular Democratic Governors are:

Proposed Compromise on Janice Brown nomination

Howard Dean on Meet the Press/Video

Is there any kind of filibuster deal that would be acceptable?

In the Belly of the Beast by Scott Ritter about Galloway

I Have decided who our next nominee for President will be.

How to End the War by Naomi Klein (5/5/05)

Look out folks - They KNOW they will never lose power again

Folks should know - "Christian" right of old fought the constitution...

Harry S. Truman 1948 Campaign Speech (Give Them Hell!)

So who else threw up when they saw the NYT Magazine?

PLEASE sign MoveOn's petition re nuclear option!!!

Religious Bigotry Sucks

What Did Dean Say About the UK Memo on Meet the Press????

We need to replace "Republican Moderates" with Democrats


Here is a never mentioned choice for President 2008