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Archives: June 18, 2007

A Wary Veteran Patrols the Daunting Home Front

A cry for justice from a good man who expected us to protect his son

"Laboratory for a Fortressed World" (Israel's Economy Booms) Naomi Kliein

Iran: Russia will block US missile defense plan

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 295

Kofi Annan appointed to chair Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa

Baby boom for endangered tigers (BBC)

Cows, Climate Change and Carbon Credits

US and Israel Stir Up Palestinian Crisis

Millions of desperate Iraqis stream into Syria

Kurdish rebel leader warns Turkey against Iraq incursion

Culinary Union (14,250 workers ) ratifies deal with Harrah's Entertainment

GE reaches tentative labor agreements with unions

U.S. Strategy on Sunnis Questioned

End Looms For Iraq Arms Inspection Unit

US pours soldiers into ‘lawless’ Baghdad

G.I.’s in Iraq Open Big Offensive Against Al Qaeda (Petreus: "that is really it, right now")

Mom Says Disabled Son Illegally Deported

U.S. set to lift Palestinian embargo

End Looms for Iraq Arms Inspection Unit

Iraqi Sunni leader dies of heart attack

Mother searches Tijuana for mentally disabled man ... illegally deported

U.S. attorneys fallout seeps into the courts

Democrats Press Plan to Cut Oil Subsidies

The Measure of a Life, in Dollars and Cents

Lords to look at legality of Iraq war

Britain feared US would 'nuke' Afghanistan: ex-diplomat

Shunned prison whistle-blower is rehabilitated as new top auditor

Iraq on verge of genocidal war, warns ex-US official (Jay Garner)

Keith Olbermann will have a BALL with this story...(O'Reilly thrown out of Mets clubhouse)

FATHER! Do you wanna bang heads with me?!

Sony Bra appreciation thread!

40 years ago today....

Vegan S&M for lizziegrace.

Looking to buy a new TV? This web site is invaluable, but for a reason you may not be thinking of.

Are You Living Fearlessly? Take the quiz! - What is Your Life Path Number?

Some very early Rolling Stones

I'm eating my first watermelon of the season

Homemade peach-strawberry ice cream!

Paul Potts wins British talent contest

Deep Blue- A nature documentary

Color Preferences Reveal Your Personality . Take the Quiz!

I hate season sets of TV DVDs!

It's Father's Day and the TV died

I like colorful food. How about you? {dial-up caution}

Lil' Cheney and Babs gettin' it on

I don't know...

Sometimes lyrics say it best...




Too cool. The Doctor meets up with not one, but TWO old friends.


So, How's Paris doing?

For Harry Chapin fans

Good Evening...

Open Your Mind

The father's day memory I will take to my grave.

Video - Paul Potts winning performance - OUTSTANDING!


Dave Barry for President

Black & Decker appreciation thread!

My boss actually told me I should...

So I inadvertently evicted a mouse family today...

For those of us who are missing our dads today...

Ok, If you could travel back and see any 3 concerts, which ones would you pick?

A Father's Day Story that made me cry... If you live near Hamilton NJ please read!!

The search has come to an end - The Worst Movie of All Time

Happy father pop dad padre pa & da day to you, me buckos

Can you remember every concert you have ever been too?

DU is linked on my front page

I have a question about Hybrids

I just built the coolest birdbath!

Please post a picture of you and someone famous

Anyone paying attention to the College World Series?

Teamsters International takes over Local 331

Michael Moore on Letterman 6-15-07

Anybody know what happened to blognewshub?

Paul Potts wins British talent contest

Make the Pie Higher - A Poem

The Trial of Tony Blair is BRILLIANT!!!!!!!! It's on now on

Today I declare a peaceful war against BIG PHARMA.

Help stop the spread of Teenage Affluenza!

Wait a damn minute, here. What happened to "the rule of law"????

This Modern World Hello! We're the Yoostabees! - Lieberman Model Statesman

Hey! I just thought how we take back the Congress!

Florida DUers, before buying that new car you wanted, read this:

Which RW mouthpiece would you most like to see captured on film ...

Harris Does Online Poll On Impeachment, Does Not Publish Results

Happy Father's Day 2007 ....

Maliki asks US to resist arming (Iraqi tribes)

Inside Iraq: Iraqi family typical day

Fox News on the anniversary of Church State ruling (lies)

Reaffirmation of the Constitution

Garner:Iraq on verge of genocidal war, warns ex-US official

have I been missing the top 10 idiots conservative awards they do every sunday?

Walter Reed Patients Say Mental Care Falls Short.Little Relief on Ward 53

If Shrub invaded Iraq to...

CBC just re-aired "Mississippi Cold Case" on its Sunday Night broadcast

C&L:Sy Hersh on Taguba’s Abu Ghraib investigation

French conservatives win parliamentary seats.

ZeitGeist , The Movie an eye opener

Can we add a "SNAP" smilie? n/t

Borowitz: Congress Hires Illegals to Write Immigration Bill

U.S. Attorneys Fallout Seeps Into The Courts - LATimes

Iraq newspaper editor found dead

Iraq deployment could last a decade: US

Britain feared US would 'nuke' Afghanistan: ex-diplomat

UN to finally give up on search for WMDs

IAEA Chief Declares Any Attack on Iran "An Act of Madness"

Speaking of universal health care....

Anybody Else Having Trouble Getting On Fair.Org ???

Question: Would Cheney Have To Recuse Himself From His Own Impeachment Trial ???

New Orleans turns to international aid

Should Israel really be asking for an increase in US aid?

Carton of Kleenex alert...I am bawling my eyes out after watching this:

Former tennis partner of George Bush Sr. and the NYTimes’ longtime Baghdad bureau chief

Arrianna Huffington - Iraq: The Battle of September Has Already Begun

Dear Medical Insurance Corporations

WE should just get the hell out of Iraq

That Makes 80 Towns and Cities for Impeachment......

Email Form: Tell Congress not to limit the humane treatment of animals

Thoughts on the 2007 "Trafficing in persons" report.

Gore: The once and future president?

The “Cloud” over Dick Cheney Just Got Darker!

Key Al Gore Speeches 2002-2006: A Brief Compendium

Harris Poll results leaked, 54% of likely voters favor impeachment.

Oil Industry to Scale Back Refinery Expansion

Who can answer these Questions? ......

Join Michael Moore and tell congress it's time for National Health Care!

Did Princess Diana ever date a US Senator?

Does Michael Moore's "SICKO" Have It's Facts Straight?

Universal health care and the 'socialism' red herring.

If we haven't found Osama and his Mountain Fortress by now do you suppose we ever will?

Anyone drive a Chevrolet? Are they any good or still crap cars?

Is this administration fascist?

Elston, became the fifth department official to bite the dust

Obama credits Edwards with leading on Iraq

Joe Lieberman

The Poll questions I'd like to see:

Republicans try to woo youth with blog guide

Democrats Press Plan to Cut Oil Subsidies

THE Meme for 2008: the Republican Party is the party of frightened spoiled children.

Congress Seeks New Direction for Nuclear Strategy

Edwards: Organized labor is the key

NY Times: Staking His Campaign on Iowa, Edwards Makes a Populist Pitch to the Left

Today I declare a peaceful war against BIG PHARMA.

Ex-Conn. Ex-Con GOP Governor Reflects

Gravel: at the water's edge ...

Where is Hillary's Health Care Plan? She's Recieved Almost A Million From Health Care Industry

Hillary-supporters: why do you trust your candidate?

White House denies prior knowledge of Abu Ghraib abuse (AFP)

"Renegade' Joins Race For White House"

Edwards: Bush "can't walk and chew gum"

Will Immigration Amnesty help the National Economy?

If we were given an opportunity to revise the Constitution.. what should be done?

Possibly the only remotely bright spot from the vote to invade Iraq

NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF: Dinner With a Warlord

Little Relief on Ward 53 - Walter Reed

Gina Nahai | The Unintended Benefits of the Mess in Iraq

Larry Johnson: Quelling the Iran Bogeyman

Testimonial Two-Step: Mastering the intricate dance of congressional testimony

Civilian casualties up in Iraq, Embedding more U.S. troops in neighborhoods increases risk,

From conservative Chicago Tribune, doubts about the "surge"

Will the Different Voices Make a Difference? (BushCo Turnover))

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Blackstone Greed (The Nation)

Four American citizens are now "detainees" in Iran--and pawns in a high-stake game of chicken

Interview with Keith Ellison

No Pardon Anytime Soon By Dan Froomkin / WaPo

Boston Globe : War's sacred toll

TOON: Scooter 'n' Paris

Mitt Romney's Porn Problem (by Chris Kelly at HuffPost)

Wake Up America:

Iraq: The Battle of September Has Already Begun

A Culture of Atrocity

It’s Official: The Crash of the U.S. Economy has begun


IRAQ: Threats, violence in Baghdad threaten new wave of displaced

Rivers of Doubt,,( endocrine disrupters .... feminization of male fish )

Secrecy News: DoD Updates Policy on Conscientious Objectors

Impeach Pelosi - NOW!

A Moratorium Wired to Stop the War (The Nation)

Clinton's greatest risk

The Capitol Steps Does "TB on a Jet Plane" & "Pardon Me, George"!

Innovative deals with angry staffers (nix healthcoverage/Variety

Arianna Huffington| Iraq: The Battle of September Has Already Begun

Take Back America: 'This Is Our Time'

Pope Bendedict Argues Catholic Church 'Purified' Indigenous Peoples

You’re Just Too Nice

Bush's Veto Strategy (Wash. Post Op-Ed)

The vast and messy neocon experiment in Iraq and the Middle East

North China drought highlights need for water diversion scheme - AFP

My 30 Days of Consumer Celibacy (OnEarth Mag., via AlterNet)

Wave Energy Bill Approved by U.S. House Science Committee

Rebate program for solar switch taking hold (Calif. Solar Initiative back on track)

Dengue Up 300% In Phnom Penh, Largely Thanks To Urbanization - 109 Children Dead So Far In 2007

Chinese Coal Production Tops Government Target By At Least 16% - Reuters

Flood Warnings Across Britain - Birmingham Gets 1 Month's Rain In 24 Hours - Reuters

N. Greenland Spring Arriving Weeks Earlier Than 10 Yrs Ago - Plants, Animals Adjusting - AFP

(Renewable) Energy Measure Blocked by Republicans in Senate

Gov. Goodhair Wants 9-Year Extension For Houston, Galveston To Meet Ozone Standards

Give ethanol a chance: The case for corn-based fuel (a Grist essay)

Democrats Press Plan to Channel Billions in Oil Subsidies to Renewable Fuels

Gasoline Shortages Friday Across S. Dakota, Sioux Falls TV Station Reports

Spring Arriving Weeks Earlier

Toyota Delays Launch Of Prius 3.0 Until Spring 2009, Says Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun - Reuters

recycled rubber roads?

Militants hold Nigeria oil base

Bees dying of mysterious infection

(Maine) Governor signs global warming law

China plants trees to hold back desertification - Reuters

It's a grain reserve that's needed

Brown's Ferry Unit 1 Reactor Reaches Full Power After Refurbishing.

Powerful interest groups stymie Democrats' energy bill (AP/CNN)

Rare manta ray born in captivity (Reuters/CNN)

"Laboratory for a Fortressed World"

Top Fatah leader in Gaza urges inquiry into defeat

Hamas gives ultimatum to those holding BBC reporter

Israel restores normal fuel supplies to Gaza

Abbas cabinet vows to exert control over Gaza

B'Tselem to Hamas, Fatah: Put war crimes suspects on trial

C'tee might probe 2002 killing of Hamas commander Shehadeh

Should Israel really be asking for an increase in US aid?

Resumption of US aid to Palestine

Shooting erupts at Israel-Gaza crossing

How war was turned (by Israel) into a brand

A different kind of hell for one American in Iraq (an American veteran tortured like an Iraqi)

Congress Seeks New Direction for Nuclear Strategy

North Dakota Land Sale Under Fire

A sordid chapter on Enron is ending

Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked (3 killed)

Italian judge suspends CIA trial

Abbas to Bush: Resume peace talks now

Hamas gives ultimatum to those holding BBC reporter

U.S. soldier killed in IED attack

Turkey opens investigation into Iraq's Barzani

(Supreme) Court Embraces Rights for Car Passengers

Widely Ignored By Press: A 'Surge' in Iraqi Displaced Citizens (Red Crescent Report)

U.S.-led air raid kills seven Afghan children

Commissions clear Dutch officers of Iraq abuse

Iranians Pay for Rejecting Jesus

Iraq: Basra police chief fired (over Sunni mosque attacks)

Court Sides With Wall Street Banks

Soldier, 2 police killed in Afghanistan

UnitedHealth: Court upholds ruling (against doctors)

US open to negotiations on cluster bombs but no ban

Newly Empowered Democrats Draw Wrath of Voters

Darfur mission faces US funding hurdle (US in arrears for peacekeeping)

Police smash global pedophile ring

Rice, Iraq's foreign minister meet to assess situation in Iraq

5.6 Earthquake Hits Desert in Iran

More Than 100 Die in NATO-Taliban Battle

Federal appeals court agrees e-mail search without warrant violates Fourth Amendment

Kerry: Military Power Alone Won’t Win Iraq, Terror Campaigns

White House denies prior knowledge of Abu Ghraib abuse

Employees picket amid rumours plant is closing (Canada)

US-led airstrike kills 7 Afghan children


Iraqi union leader urges opposition to oil law

Bush reassured about Iraq

Iraq now ranked second among world's failed states

Kip Kinkel lawyers to argue for new trial this week

Chaldean priest abducted in Baghdad is free and in good health

Quakes could be sign lava is about to spew from Hawaii volcanos

(Wyo. GOP) Candidates rip through the issues

Coalition raids target flow of Iranian aid to insurgents

36 Killed in Clashes South of Baghdad

Yahoo CEO Steps Down (40 Million Dollar Man)

Lawmakers used campaign funds to pay relatives

Company Threatened to Annul Insurance as Woman Faced Blinding Eye Disease

(Supreme) Court sides with Wall Street banks

Cuba Castro

Sen. Leahy Resurgent in New Democratic Congress

Enron Internet Chief Gets 27-Month Prison Term

White House aides' e-mail records gone

Farmers File Federal Lawsuit Over Hemp

BREAKING: Secret Service Evacuates White House Press Office

Bush Administration Joins Industry to Block Anti-Terror Regulation of Chemical Plants

Senator Demand Justice Dept. Investigation Into Tim Griffin, RNC 2004 Vote Caging Allegations

Teamsters, Machinists at Columbia Ford Strike for Affordable Health Care

Wall Street's undertow: drugs and anxiety

Exclusive: Suicide Bomb Teams Sent to U.S., Europe

GAO examines signing statements cases

Colombia shaken as paramilitary leaders testify

Newly Empowered Democrats Draw Wrath Of Voters

Arctic spring's 'rapid advance'

Police nab 700 in global pedophile ring (rescued 31 children)

N.Korea plans to seal reactor in July: Russia's Ifax

Pakistan condemns Rushdie honor

The Use of RNC E-Mail Accounts by White House Officials

Ex-Duke lacrosse player doesn’t ‘feel’ for Nifong

Howdy ...

tears for fears...

Some word jazz

I got my head, but my head is unraveling...

Our governor was Anita Hill's attorney.

anyone ever been to Isle Royale National Park?

I was lucky enough to have a super day.

Does this remind you of anyone?


Does anyone have any advice....

Alright you perverts. Who's awake? n/t

There is a thread here...

Chewbacca's face appears in church ceiling

Chaser or chase-e?


Flying Dog Lands On Man Walking Down The Street

Car Stolen Twice In One Day - All Thieves Arrested

The Rolling Stones - Before and After (Loving Cup)

Bumper sticker of the morning!

Woman Sues Funeral Home For Cremating Husband's Prosthetic Leg

I want to go home!!

Pol Pot won Britain's Got Talent?

I am worried about Delenn--one of my furkits

How Make Glowing Printer Ink Video

Happy Birthday BabyMidlo!

Moving is a bitch!

I'm starting a 3 week road trip today and I'm already procrastinating....

mr. jones...

Man Sets Fire To 4 Cars While Trying To Steal Gas (by drilling through gas tanks)

Naked pic of myself (Mods, this is for a medical question)...

'God' Arrested At Payless Shoe Store

Naked pic of philboy (Mods, it's for a question of medical oddities)

For the geological record, I am depositing chicken bones in my backyard

For the record, Pagerbear and the Pagercub can't legally get married.

For the record datasuspect isn't getting married.

For the record I am submitting this writ of certiorari

NEVER trust a pirate.

Does ANYONE in Hollywood have an original idea?

Credit Card Fees From the Future (a toon)

Need a FAVOR - View & VOTE for my Banana Malibu Contest Entry

Doing a massive kitchen reorganization today....Weeeee!

My great-uncle died last night.

I fucking HATE Asphyxiation...

Rosie is interviewing for the price is right!!!

Me, I'd have stuck with the original $67 million lawsuit

For the record Gizmonic and I are already married.

When I die - I want to be reincarnated as a rat owned by a member of DU

Does ANYONE in the Lounge have an copycat idea?

Does ANYONE in the Lounge have an copycat idear?

Lounge thread juxtopositions

Running through my mind-SNAKES

libruls rule, publicans drool!!

Take Me Back To The Sixties

These Pictures of a Lady feeding Hummingbirds are Adorable. (Pics)

This is my 1000'th post!

The sign says that the urinal is out of order. Should I trust it?

Does ANYONE in the Lounge have an original idea?

Damn I HATE Fireants!

Cute dog video "You're my best friend"

I fucking LOVE asphyxiation.

Tuesday's coming...did you bring your coat?

Fresh taken

Love LOLCATS and programming? Check this out:

Can I tell you something?


We're having our home razed Tuesday morning.

Any John Prine fans? I just saw him in concert this weekend

Doing a massive kitten reorganization today........Weeee!

Ok so I liked the Movie ..Knocked Up

For her mother, it's been Kayla's most poignant birthday so far...

How would you describe Bush and the Republican Party?

Our new neighbor is chopping down a beautiful old sycamore

My hovercraft is full of eels

Found: Page One of the Bible

" Fiktivní výbuch atomové bomby v Krkonoších (Zprávy ČT24)"

I got my paaaaassword... so I can pooooost now...

Fashion Statements

Ask me almost anything, cuz I got time to waste

'Full Frontal Nudity'

Tribute to Reggie (Yes Men video)

New York Style Garlic Bagel Chips...I got 'em...and if I could...

Don't shoot me, but this is GENIUS!

Would you live in a house that had reached critical mass?

It is freaking HOT in my house.

Would you live in a house where a mass orgy had taken place?

Ask not if you would live in a house where a mass orgy had taken place; ask whether you live...

Does ANYONE in the Lounge have an Aboriginal idol?

Would you live in a house where a massive burger had taken place?

I'm here to report back to duty in the field of wiseassery which I have served with so much love

There are 3 types of people in this lounge...

ATTENTION! New Rule For the Lounge!

Happy birthday wishes to...

The heat is hot

I have 99,999 e-mails in my main e-mail account. What does it mean?

Would you live in one of these for the winter?


Urgent request - old Mac accessories in Chicago?

PAUL POTTS WON 'Britian's Got Talent!'

WVU Campus Pictures! (dialup warning!)

I wish I were naked.

Down the drain?

Happy Birthday to Bonehead

I would like to redress the evils of clothing.

Post here if you want either GoPsUx or me to redress in the next 24 hours.

Clearly my sis no longer loves me

why the hell do kosher dill pickles taste so damn while you're high?

Honest question from a Californian: Why so much Texas pride?

Simply because I want to, a dial-up advisory.

Is Keith back tonight, or is he the next Johnny Carson for vacation time?

Post a pic ... of something that makes you happy

Chicken Crossing

I fucking HATE Air Supply...

Monday Supper. I dedicate mine to...

Any way to figure out what Pfaltzgraff pattern I have?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 6/18/2007)

Spice Girls vs. Air Supply

new pics! You post some too!

So I lost my job today because I have been sick....


Love LOLCATS and HTML? Check this pic:

Gorgonzola or Goat Cheese

Does ANYONE in the Lounge have an original idol?

All this Air Supply talk had me thinking about this old Peach of Immortality

I feel the urge to eat an entire Chocalate cake all by myself. - Intervention needed.

My Dad made out like a bandit.

iTunes is so fucking stupid

Should Wile E. Coyote continue to chase The Road Runner?

Are you fucking kidding me?

Would you live in a home in which Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, and American Idol were played constantly?

Male Restroom Etiquette

More kitty cat video !!

Name a popular song that is either the best or the worst you've ever heard

Quarter till 7:00 here in Florida, and the humidity still makes it feel about 90 degrees.

Can Water Bugs clog up a water pipe/drain?

Post here only if you have been Naked in the last 24 hours

Would you live in a house where a mass murder had taken place?

Anyone here ever eat at "Famous Dave's" BBQ?

new linkin park record - i likey! great lyrics about war, katrina, idiot bush

When I die - I want to be reincarnated as a cat owned by a member of DU

I got stung by a scorpion last Friday!!!!!

anyone tried the new x-13d doritos?

ATTENTION! New Rules For the Lounge!

Oh meh, ignore this thread

I adopted a kitten (pics)

Man's porch demolished by steamroller...

Does anyone actually watch poker on ESPN, etc.?

Boxing (June 20 - 23)

Biden to Speak at AFL-CIO Rally Tuesday 6-19-07

The AFL-CIO (Phoenix)will hold a town hall meeting with presidential candidate Gov. Bill Richardson

What To Watch For This Week (Obama at AFSCME)

Teamsters Golf Tournament Raises $150,000 for Variety - The Children's Charity (Canada)

Episode 21 USW POWERcast! (Women of Steel)

OSHA News: Teamsters Support House Bill to Protect Workers From Diacetyl Exposure

Shelby County Deputies File Federal Lawsuit Against Sheriff, County

Protect Your Right to Form a Union Call your Senator NOW!!!!!

Review of Michael Moore’s New Film,”SiCKO By USW International President Leo W. Gerard

Card Check: The Vote Nears, Contact Your Senator

Supernews state of the Union

Lil Bush - Fathers Day

For fans of the Sopranos - Arabic translator fired from the Navy for being gay

How not to hire an American

So, How's Paris doing?

Church members claim the face of God has appeared on their sanctuary's ceiling

Studies Find DNA Damage from Anti-Coca Herbicide

Head of US military 'forced out'

Another kleenex alert - by Tim McGraw

Mr BROOKS...a film,,Kevin Costner/Demi Moore: a thriller: Good Movie/Bad Results

Chewbacca's face appears in church ceiling

Jesus God, if you say "booga, booga" long enough, you'll scare yourself, Jane Harmon.

QE2 set to become floating hotel (in Dubai) - BBC

The Fates of Two U.S. Iraq Vets, Captors of Saddam

'Wash Post': U.S. Secretly Funds Private Security 'Army' in Iraq

Did Tweety really ask a female journalist about the 'mature man's shaving cream aroma' factor...

IRAQ: not a surge

A different kind of hell for one American in Iraq (an American veteran tortured like an Iraqi)

Question on current affairs books that extrapolate into future possibilities

WaPo: Congress Seeks New Direction for Nuclear Strategy

There are over 3000 copies of Sicko on the internet

Six killed at a Charity Event for Children

Michael Moore refocuses healthcare debate

Report from DC (pics) Take Back America conference

Defense Lawyers Are Citing Attorney Dismissals As Evidence Cases Have Been Infected By Politics

local meteorologist and global warming koolaid

Darwin nominees at the lake (and it's not even summer yet)

IRAQ: Plight of refugees worsens as Syria, Jordan impose restrictions

Iraq on verge of genocidal war, warns ex-US official (are you listening, Petraeus?)

U.S. attorneys fallout seeps into courts

White House responds to NYer article on Taguba by Hersh

Mentally Disabled American Deported To Mexico

Did anybody notice the explosion in the background during Meet The Press?

Heads-up: TAKE BACK AMERICA conference on CSPAN3 - 2:15 p.m. today

Democrats Press Plan to Channel Billions in Oil Subsidies to Renewable Fuels

Has anyone seen anything on the Seymore Hersch article? Do you

Cspan question this morning:" Has God blessed America?

A Brief History of the USA by Michael Moore

Father-son war trauma

Good Morning! - Morning Headlines

Michael Moore on Howard Stern now!

Biden: Iraqi Civil War Continues - He doesn't know that 80% of all attacks are against our troops?

In 2002, the UN estimated that roughly 1.26 million Iraqi children would die if we invaded


A Failure to Protect the Troops?

Three Iranian diplomats briefly detained in Iraq for curfew violation

Lieberman on Iran: "If we knock out base of theirs, they may Respond"...Watch It!

If Bush is treating an American FBI informant like this in Iraq imagine how he is treating Iraqis

VIDEO: Seymour Hersh on CNN yesterday, on Gen. Taguba, * and co. dishonesty

Here is an idea that SHOULD be used as Congress debates how to get out of Iraq....

Ricky Sanctimonious to attempt swaying Election '08 with movie-making

Revealed: rising toll of deaths before dishonour.

U.S. embassy official: advances had been made with Iraq's hydrocarbon laws

Hey, I wonder what the backlash was like on the Gov't investigation of Moore's Cuba trip?

Which GOP candidate scares you the most?

Post-traumatic Iraq Syndrome

Dems Need To Step Up and Say If Bush Pardons Libby We No Longer Have Justice In America...

Watergate at 35: How 'Woodstein' Did It

With the VERY little that we know, what do you think about that crash in Selmer, TN?

British troops 'kill 36' in Iraq attack - I wonder what they are doing with all the bodies?

If you could have one political wish come true what would you wish for?

Excellent Amy Goodman article about Iraq war school play.

Ted Rall: Enhanced Torture Techniques (TOON)

Sibel Edmonds, Bandar Bush and BAE - Similar But Different

RE the various arguments over the word "Fascist"

Britain feared US would 'nuke' Afghanistan: ex-diplomat

NBC President/CEO Courts Jon Stewart

Why is telling the truth about something considered being "negative"?

Afghanistan Is A Growing Disaster

A Libby pardon will make for one powerful Democratic ad campaign next year

Association of Alternative Newsweeklies Molly Ivins Award Goes To Keith Olbermann

Three Thousand Five Hundred Twenty Six

The truth about Immigration/ outsourcing

Bush Suffers Court Setbacks In War On Terrorism

Fred Thompson helped raise over $5 million for the "save Scooter" defense fund

The Citizenship Path Not Taken.

Vietnam vet speaks on Iraq war

Funny at first link.

Lionel is full of shit.


Noooo!! Just heard the most disturbing news....

Anyone have the scoop on Mayor Phil Gordon in Phoenix supporting McCain and his warmongering?

Larisa Alexandrovna's Suggestion: Pulitzer's Should Be Renamed Hersh's

Heartbreaking pic on Rosie's front page.

Failing Pakistan Policy 'Essentially Being Run From Cheney's Office'

Democracy Now! - An Hour With Michael Moore On "Sicko"

View it again for the first time: President Al Gore on Saturday Night Live!

WP: Magazine Ranks Iraq Second Most Unstable Country (Foreign Policy magazine)

Rolling Stone has excluisive audio stuff from AL GORE up

" Saudi royals will be chased to the end of the Earth and back"

Why is Tom Ridge suggesting anything? Wants new traveler's fee implemented

Hello! We're the Yoostabees!

'When President says "Get Out"..."Get OUT!" Scarborough about Hurricane Season coming up.

Iranians Pay for Rejecting Jesus

Christina came home Saturday! Welcome home Christina!

I really hate Mallard Fillmore, but hmmm...

Gonzales is planning on holding one-on-ones with every U.S. attorney

Man, even the guys from MST3k knew that Iraq was a bad idea

Strong local gangs keep national thugs at bay

Censorship at WaPost comments

SB 1348 Immigration Reform: National Guard duty authorized "along the southern land border"

CREW: 96 Congresspersons Benefit Family Members

Iraq: Hundreds Go Missing or Get Killed at Checkpoints

Laura Ingraham changes a young Mexican man's life

Was Karl Rove behind Bush's "16 words" ?

Grand jury probes Alaska senator's ties to oil-field contractor (Sen. Ted Stevens!)

Anyone remember this unbelievably creepy painting?

Soldiers revisit Iraq in virtual reality

wow! Montana dealing with severe weather

Cohen: Are Media Out to Get John Edwards?

2 Years as Voluntary Cannon Fodder = Green Card?????

Do you want your children to learn about chemistry? Be careful, you could be breaking the law

Had a strange thought while filling up the Zook this morning...

Letter to Mayor Phil

Why We Can't Let Them Tamper with Habeas Corpus

Pressure mounts for Libby clemency

Have You Had Trouble With Your Insurance Co. Paying Claims?

Seymour Hersh coming up on CNN

Computer question about updating DU threads

al-Maliki has replaced the Basra police chief over failure to stop attacks on Sunni mosques

Opening remarks from Take Back America conference today:

Take Back the $435,670,415,231 (

Abramoff Crony Proposes ‘Community Service’ With Lobbyist Group In Lieu Of Prison Sentence

Whiskey Fire: Most of us who opposed the war did so because it was OBVIOUSLY A STUPID IDEA!

What Time’s ‘New Action Heroes’ have in common

I've been cleaning up my old, lost e-mail from the last 10 years and, remember Joke Forwarding???

Edwards -- Gasp! -- Blasts General Petraeus

Muslims in America are more likely to identify themselves by nationality rather than religion

Edwards Goes After Petraeus

Rove may lead Bush library

The "media" says Barack Obama doesn't have enough experience

Yet another article that shows how the Supreme Court has changed

BRAD BLOG | Palast Exclusive: The Tears of a Clone

Latinos in Florida flip sides on normally strong GOP support.

Courtesy of the US Taxpayer: 172 Million Bullets for Iraq

WH Official: "Look at us in Iraq—how much difficulty we have in saying we will anoint people to run"

AP: Blockbuster to favor Blu-Ray HD Disc (could this be the tilt in the format war?)

Christopher Hitchens: Scooter is going to jail because he made a telephone call to Tim Russert

Bush holds video conference with Iraqis -* is impressed and reassured by the progress they're making

""We are handicapped patients, too. Cut off both my legs, but give me my sanity."

Wish Bush a Happy Birthday! And give him some money!

One company, Exxon, makes NET PROFIT over a $100 Million Dollars a DAY

Claim: Blair feared U.S. would ‘nuke the sh*t’ out of Afghans.

Separate Interrogation Rules For Special Forces?

If the Iranian people are seething toward the mullahs, is a US air strike a good idea?

Iraqi union leader urges opposition to oil law (Reuters)

Escalation Architect Fred Kagan 2 Months Ago: Iraq Turning Corner; Today: More Time Needed

Kucinich on cspan now...

Video: Kucinich press conference announcing articles of impeachment

Iraq's Oil Law: Backsliding on Benchmarks

Snow: ‘I Don’t Know’ If Iraq War Has Helped Stabilize Middle East, It’s ‘Hard To Say’

"Wait Till September" Is Open and Transparent BS

The Hill: ‘Iraq Summer’ hopes to isolate President (sic) Bush

3527 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

No Harry, You Didn't Raise The Bar Too High-You Ducked Under The Bar

I miss Monkeyman. That's all.

Seymour Hersh on Hardball! Catch the repeat if you can't see now!

(Precious Quote of the Day!) ABC’s Charles Gibson slams Fox News

DoD Error: Publishes, Pulls Poignant Photo

North Dakota Farmers Sue DEA Over Hemp

The Republican Corruption Scandals are like a series of tubes

Do you "get" the Gravel video? What do you think it means?

Afganistan Is A Growing Disaster

One of the Worst Republican Disses I've ever Heard.

Clinton leads Obama by double digits in new poll

David Shuster sitting in for Fugger

diane rehm show - "Betraying Our Troops"

Al Gore radio interview this afternoon, don't miss it.

Bt cotton can kill farm animals; centre order probe

It's 5PM on the East Coast! Let's play Highball!

US {Supreme} court weighs school desegregation (BBC)

CNN saying some report finds Iraq to be the deadlest in world

I have it- Lieberman/Nader!

Joint Failure: Bacevich argues that the Joint Chiefs are as culpable as Bush for the Iraq fiasco

Woohoo! The energy crisis may soon be over

Yoo: Court Rejection Of Bush Detainee Policy Is An Effort ‘To Deny What Happened On 9/11'

Home loan interest rate? Which way is it going to go?

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Flooding in North Texas (pictures)

Whatever happened to...

How many here spent time in the USSR

David Shuster subbing for Tucker!


Consumers Guide to Gasoline

Odd conversation at the children's museum today

W's* biggest project comes in second place..."Failed State Index"

Report: Bush "Signing Statements" May Have Affected Implementation of Laws

Music fans- Why don't we have a music forum?

Sometimes I answer email - messages -

Bob Barker Endorses Rosie As His Replacement

Monday: 1 GI, 71 Iraqis Killed; 204 Wounded

I 'm going to include The Assault on Reason

Sibel Edmonds, Bandar Bush and BAe - similar but different.

New GOP Talking Point: "War on Prosperity"

Amy Goodman chats with Michael Moore about "Sicko," health care and Dr. Frist

Who is this stupid RW punk on Hardball?

Defense Company Paid For Bandar's Daughter's Honeymoon

New Organization Formed to Help Small Farms and Consumers

US Attorneys Fallout Seeps Into the Courts: LA Times

seymour Hersh on MSNBC

Bush - you are 100% responsible for anything that happens

Fox News Channel intern says it's God's will for her to pursue journalism

U.S. instigating civil war, not spreading democracy

Yoo: Court Rejection Of Bush Detainee Policy Is An Effort ‘To Deny What Happened On 9/11

Monday TOON Roundup

Investigation Uncovers ‘Extensive Destruction’ Of RNC Emails, Violations Of Records Act

Centralized Food Production Collapse

So far today MSM Report of Sy Hersh "Rummy/Cheney Abuse Story": PBS/Matthews/CNN

Ralston's Deposition

I pay $3 once a week to dream what I'd do with tens of millions.

Iraq Contractors Denied Medical Insurance

NBC Prez Jeff Zucker wines and dines Jon Stewart

Forbes polls for the Creepiest Presidential Candidates

There really is an Agent Mike at DU. Member since May 1, 2004. 0 posts

Tony Snowjobs the Deleted RNC Email Scandal

The fattest kid on earth

The Reign of the Tyrants is at Hand Is Bush Planning to Nuke Iran?

Gore writes a new, hard-hitting foreword to a reissue of his bestselling book "Earth in the Balance"

My wife and I just bought a $400,000 home 2 months ago.

Question: Are our top 'Generals' obliged to uphold and protect our Constitution OOORRRR

Bob Woodward: Yes, I Should Have Probed Iraqi WMD More Closely

Government watchdog says Bush ignored law after 30% of signing statements

please critique my 85th ltte for accuracy,effectiveness re:PTSD

Tonight on Countdown. KO is back

FASCISM - n. [fash-iz-uhm]

An Iraq Caucus of One

Anybody see Ryan C. Crocker on Sunday morning?

Provocative post from Josh Marshall about criticism:

Gingrey just said (Hardball) that Pelosi WOULD NOT give Petraeus a meeting?

Bush and his generals substituting their judgment for the American peoples' in Iraq

Anyone Looking for Work?


White House considering Libby pardon

James Gandolfini (Sapronos) is teaming up with HBO to create "Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq"

Wonder what just got blasted into space?

Democrats in Congress: The Wheels are Coming Off

What if we cut off all Donations to the Democratic Presidential Candidates

A step beyond Purity Balls: Father dates his daughter.

Special Ops the Pentagon Doesn't Want Anyone To Know About.

Christina came home Saturday (no longer missing)! Welcome home Christina!

Push for increase in biofuels causes oil industry to scale back refinery expansion

Biden: "Voters Are Going To Be Mad With Us Until We End The War"

Hey, Clark fans! This just in...

Looking past '08, who is your dream presidential candidate for someday in the future?

Report: Veteran Homelessness on the Rise

PALAST: Conyers Closes In On Karl & His Rove-Bots

Baptist Clergy as Sexual Predators?

bush voters who now hate him, are they unpatriotic traitors like they said we were?

Frontline Tuesday - General: "Never a Mission" to Defeat Iraq's Insurgents

I was at Union Square in Somerville Mass yesterday

Does people bringing up Libby's or anyone's children as a reason not to go to jail bother you

Italian judge freezes CIA kidnap trial - Having Italy still under US occupation has its benefits

How the Military Commissions Obscure Gitmo's Real Purpose

Beautiful statement by Mildred Loving on the 40th anniversary of Loving v Virginia

No impeachment? Here is a List of What is Still On the Table, Thanks to Sy Hersh, Gen. Taguba


Is this picture Mitt Romney's "John Kerry in a bunny suit" photo moment?

Things I learned about Al Gore today

Human/animal clones...I did not make this up...

I just met Al Sharpton!

An Assault On Reason - by Al Gore

face it folks- we are TOTALLY screwed...

Investigation Uncovers ‘Extensive Destruction’ Of RNC Emails, Violations Of Records Act

Will Libby's Pardon Be Enough For You To Demand Impeachment

Does anyone else think name-calling is childish?

Which is the best progressive/liberal magazine?

The Demise of our First Amendment Rights – And How that Enables Rampant Militarism

a morning question on W.J. - 'has god blessed america' - (for real

IT HAS TO BE GORE-If He's Serious About Climate Change-He Has To Run For President (Guardian)

To: David Waid Chair, Arizona Democratic Party

Belated notice: DU Anthro group is up and running!

GOP Ready To Threaten Valerie Plame With A Subpoena

Taguba: "‘I Thought I Was In The Mafia’"

Question: the WH responded to Taguba article - has anyone in Congress?

U.S. circumcision rate drops

Can anyone think of a single repuke/RW idea

Truth about Compact Fluorescent Bulbs - Debunk The Right Wing Myth

Blood test may replace colonoscopy

Jersey Girls Deliver Petitions, Request Support

2300+ year-old words describe our present situation perfectly

Corrupt Colleges, Student Debt (The Nation)

Sens. Kennedy, Whitehouse Demand Justice Dept. Investigation Into ‘Caging’

Mildred Loving on 40th Anniversary of Ruling, Loving v Virginia

Couple Wants 50k To Not Abort

Shocking New Details Of Abu Ghraib: Father & Son Forced To Do Acts Together

Boy, 11, killed by bear at family campsite

How to increase gas mileage by 39%, or why the truckers are going to be pissed

Former Reagan Official: Bush Should Be Tried As A War Criminal After Impeachment

McClatchy: Liberal or progressive? Some Democrats abandon the `L' word

1957 Plymouth - Decaying Icon of our culture and arrogance.

SB 1348 Immigration Reform: 11,600 new border patrol agents, 1,250+ new investigators

I saw a man beating his child -- I followed him and gave him hell.

GORE: “I have not ruled it out entirely because I’m only 59, and 59 is the new 58"

Not political, just a Gay question..

I am astonished by Al Gore's ASSAULT ON REASON--he actually says what most other Democrats don't

Nader Wasn't Right Then And He's Not Right Now. The Democrats Are Not The Same As The Republicans.

Guys, Waxman dropping a bomb on * today, your attention needed

I can't beleive the digusting things I've read here about the Duke rape case the last few days


SB 1348 Immigration Reform: construct "at least 20 detention facilities in the United States..."

Abu Ghraib: The American public needs to understand we're talking about rape and murder here

Last I looked, it's not the GOP who've been holding hearings in Congress

I'm told that welfare reform worked.

WAXMAN: 88 WH officials used RNC e-mail, KARL ROVE = 140,216 e-mails YAOZAAAH

Republicans try to woo youth with blog guide

Clinton-Obama '08 is the inevitable result.

Turds found in Capitol, but no Blossums in sight.

Clinton Hints Obama Will Out Fundraise Her, Downplays Importance...More in Interview with Salon

Grassroots campaigning runs deep in N.H.

Romney builds support in early states (AP)

More Obama HATE on MSNBC: from Joe Scarborough

The Watergate Story: Read the original Woodward and Bernstein stories,

Petraeus, Gates, and Snow paraphrased. And by the way, Petraeus is a dunce.

This Modern World: Hello! We're the Yoostabees!

Russert on Fox: Candidates shouldn't shun Fox -- or NBC

Storm Aid as the New Ethanol

On stem cell research, scientist says of Hillary: "She gets it."

For U.S. and Key Allies in Region, Mideast Morass Just Gets Deeper

New Rasmussen Poll: Clinton solidifies frontrunner status, Edwards bounces back

Internet lift for 'Dr No' in White House race

Obama "most appealing" Democratic candidate

Hopes of Gore running remind me of .......

Dana Rohrbacher on CSPAN-2 disputing global warming...

Virginia Macintosh: A vote for Clinton

So much for Gallups's last poll. Gallup: Clinton 39% Obama 26%

General Batiste is liveblogging with Eric Massa, NY29

Surgeon General to be...or not to be?

Ed Gillespie, we hardly knew yee (from the Va. Dems)

If John F. Kennedy, Jr. hadn't died back in '99...

Coming Soon: The Swiftboating of Hillary Clinton

Scenario - If the people of the US revolt and captures Chimp and Vader

What is Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) trying hide?

CNN: GOP's Romney Surges In Early Voting States

POLLS: Slew of new state polls shows mostly good news for Hillary vs. Ghouliani vs. Bloomberg

My letter to Judge Walton, Scooter Libby's Judge

I expect my choice of candidate to hold the Bushes accountable in 2009.

Elizabeth Edwards - Rage for Justice

Obama: Campaign's 'Punjab' remark was 'stupid'

Tell Congress It's Time To Pass National Health Care Insurance

SurveyUSA 16 state gen election survey...Guiliani, Clinton, Bloomberg.. Hillary flips 4 Red States

Rasmussen: Hillary 38%, Obama 27%, Edwards 16%

Defining a "new kind of politics"

is Mike Gravel on acid?

A) Democrats need to let go of crimes of office because they don't matter.

The unknown: Is Obama ready? (Comparisons to the Big Dawg, circa 1991)

Marc Ambinder, formerly of ABC's The Note, leaks Second Qtr. Fundraising Predictions

Barack Obama's Walk for Change

Michigan State Senator Mark Schauer: Why I'm For Hillary

So- what happens in September when Patraeus reports the surge is making an impact?

35th Anniversary of Watergate...what's it going to take to bring down *this* administration?

Teen actors moved by war denied a stage

Here are links that should disgust anyone with any humanity:

How will the internet change campaigns when all the candidates...

What Real political Experience does Hillary Have?

When repugs control the Senate, it takes 50 votes to pass things - when dems control the Senate,

In Iraq, the militants have a plan, does the U.S.?

In New Hampshire, Senate Candidate Swett Sours On Lieberman

Turkish tanks in northern Iraq: an unlikely solution

Have you been polled yet regarding the 2008 Democratic Nominees?

I can't believe the level to which many Obama and Clinton supporters have sunk

Name that popular blog Presidential poll

White House aides' e-mail records gone (AP)

8 different Obama scandals in one week. Coincidence?

You can write Congress and tell them to end their shameful endorsement of the Iraqi Oil Law here:

Did I just hear Chris Matthews right? Anybody?

Gore: I haven't ruled it out

Would One of Those Blonde Bimbo Right Wing Shills Give Bush a Blow Job Already, So We Can Finally

Question about Hillary

HRC erases Obama's lead in Gallup poll, now leads by 12. Gore only 3 points out of 2nd

Edwards Statement on General Petraeus Comments

rubber stamp republicans blocking democrats in the senate.

Let me see if I've got this straight re: Congress' approval rating

The candidate from Illinois is WOEFULLY INEXPERIENCED.

Wes Clark on Ed Schultz today!! Transcript!

Charles Gibson should look in a mirror

DLC president/candidate

Barack Obama apologizes for attack on Clinton

Red States Hillary can win or be competitive in

I am delighted more Hillary people are supporting her at DU

A website EVERYONE should be required to bookmark- Public Eye

What differences are there between the platforms of Obama and HRC?

"Sicko", Hillary, and BIG INSURANCE


DU Flashback One Year Ago: Powell Was Told His UN Speech Was Fabrication - Said It Anyway

Name Your Favorite Republican Revisionist History Story.

Obama believes Bush, Cheney, Rummy, Libby, and Wolfowitz are noble, patriotic souls?

Just out of curiosity, would you vote for a primary candidate you "knew" would lose

In Polls, Clinton Loses to Republicans

ABC News: Suicide Bomb Teams Sent to U.S.

True or False poll on repukes versus Democrats

If the Democrats are just as big corporatists as the Republicans...

Schuster: Leave Gravel Alone, You Dipshit

Edwards: "I can campaign anyplace in America" (Hillary and Obama, not so much)

A ticket I'd love to see: Obama/Spitzer '08!

CREW releases report on nepotism: Use of campaign funds for family members

DU rules: Democratic Candidates and the Democratic Party

Well, if Hillary is our nominee, will you vote for her?