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Archives: August 12, 2007

The Sceptics Beat God In Bestseller Battle

Major NYT article: How ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Went Bad: Intelligence, resources diverted to Iraq

Roger Ebert's 4 star review of "No End In Sight".

How a ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Went Bad

NYT editorial: World’s Best Medical Care? "Michael Moore struck a nerve in his new documentary..."

Fatigue cripples US army in Iraq

U.S. Firm Says Outsourcer Holding Its Data Hostage Offshore (India)

FRANK RICH: Shuffling Off to Crawford, 2007 Edition

Clash of Civilized Ideas – How Can We Reconcile Religious Freedom and Individual Freedoms

After Iraq: Guardsman finds it hard to put horrors behind him


NASA's Climate Change Satellites: White House Cuts Leaked

'Simply Incredible' Polar Ice Shrinkage (UIUC Study)

World Water Week to focus on climate change, biofuels.

Venezuela's Chavez says oil headed for $100 barrel - Reuters

Abortion Under Siege in Latin America

British firm under scrutiny for export of Bosnian guns to Iraq

Ecuador Eyes U.S. Drug Surveillance Move

Russian: Georgia faked missile drop

NYC Police Operations Back to Normal

Argentina to Sue Coup Perpetrators

Border Crackdown Working, Numbers Show

Romney Wins Straw Poll

Ohio beaches' bacteria level worst in nation

Iowa GOP holds huge straw poll (Diebold machine problems)

Italians protest at politician's anti-gay outburst

Democrats Say Leaving Iraq May Take Years

Poisoned city fights to save its children

I coulda been a millionaire if......


Go Grizz! (no hair cut)

Shine hasz giveen me thewa keyzzh to enolightnwenment

Hill Street Blues

Update: I put a trap out for little gray kitten

Y'all behave. I'm going to take a bath.

What flower is this?? I Love it!

I dare anyone on DU to have a better dinner than I'm having

Thanks to GoPsUx, I need a drink!

So THAT'S why my computer is running slow...

I am a fountain of goodwill for all of you tonite..........

The strangest Army training film you've ever seen

Shit. Turnitin went down and I have 3 papers to submit before 11:59

Home, home again.


Mistress Mandy gets blocked!

I went to a beer tasting and brewery tour today and it was fun

Apparently, PBS is now the Old Music for White People on Quests

Goa/Psytrance listeners, what do you recommend?

Is it hot where you are? I have a solution! Take one can of ice cold beer...

Judge pursues dry-cleaner fight

hey elrond!

Lethal Weapon 2 Actress Patsy Kensit and Liz Hurley get, ahem... Close

What's the best PC CD/DVD burning software?

Lethal Weapon 2 Actress Patsy Kensit reveals her large, ripe melons

For anyone who has flown (on an aircraft): Nigel Carruthers, King of the Skies

Man Goes Through Vasectomy To Get iPhone

I haven't been on the internet for two weeks.

Has anybody seen "The Swarm"?

what's everyone drinking tonight?

tired of cooking for parent's 50th anniv. party - anyone got a funny story?

Anybody gonna watch the Perseid Meteor Shower?

Is the Cheesecake Factory on DU's shitlist along with Olive Garden?

Is it ever ethical to be two faced?

My Little Girl Is Going To School........

duz pm'ing yer butt make it fall off eventually

I'm back! Pictures, Part 1: Gent, Belgium

I just saw johnnie's band.

Best film set in an airplane?

woooooooooooo beeeeeeeeeerrr

i bought some $4.99 Riesling from Trader Joe's yesterday.

I had a verbal skirmish with a racist this evening, and now I feel all giddy and warm inside.

Is there any movie better to watch when you're drunk than

Pet surgery. How much is too expensive?

I feel a strong need to recommend to you all Carl Sagan's "Who Speaks for Earth?"

I just got my new driver's license in the mail...

Derek Jeter burns Jessica Alba with herpes??

anyone see "Masters of SciFi" who watches Battletr Gallactica?

Hey GOPSux, where my pic of your ass??

I have an internet problem. Perhaps someone can help me.

famous people you have shaken hands with or spoken to

Once again, the most perfect musical metaphor ever for premature ejaculation


Are you a cat lover or a dog lover?

Worst thing about the Star Wars films?

My daughter and her husband bought a 13-week old Ruby Cavalier King Charles Spaniel!

Man says hold the cheese, claims McDonald's didn't, sues for $10 million

TBR (The Blue Republic) Year in pictures...

How To Bring Democracy To The Fish...

Errorism: A comedy of Terrors - The Envelope...

mythical (neocon) victory over evil empire...

Digby at YearlyKos

Celine Dion talks about Katrina Hurricane


On "War Critics" O'Hanlon & Pollack

Bomb kills Iraqi province's governor, police chief

Britain's leaving Iraq, Australia's leaving . . .

Militias Compete like "Mafia Families" over Oil Rackets and Public (while

Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

Peggy Noonan pens an incoherent op-ed on the decisiveness of Petraeus by

How a ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Went Bad (NYT, 08/12/2007)

New Iraq report to warn of attack

Push polls -- who knows anything about a firm called Venture Data?

Funeral services @ church denied because victim was gay.

100 Injuries From Scalp To Toe Before She Died

Reuters: New York City maintains "radiological threat" alert

Anybody else experiencing DU slowness?

Legal and illegal, untraceable and smuggled, sea of weapons floods Iraq

This ought to hold 'em back

Grandmothers attacked with Hammer

E&P: After Assault, Shots Fired at Georgia Newspaper Office

People support the likes of Limbaugh and Hannity because illegal immigrants are taking their jobs

can i get third party insurance when renting a car? please help!

Caption this pic from the Ames republican straw poll.

Obama polls higher than McCain amongst Republicans

I found the worst USSC decision of all time. Any candidate who will undo it deserves the White House

Moe Fishman Dies at 92; Fought in Lincoln Brigade

Moonies get to Appoint Head of World Food Program

One man's soliloquy on his experiences with discussions on Religion and Politics.

Recovering a Christian View

The Hill: Rep. Schakowsky: Petraeus hints at decade-long Iraq presence

How to prove a person is a religious bigot.

Telegraph: Hedge fund panic was behind global stock markets collapse

Does anyone on DU support PBS? They're having

On Faux News Channel, Next... 'Victory Or Retreat? The Surge.'

"The mosque attack was...a confirmation of the Iraqi civil war that Mr. Bush refuses to acknowledge"

Humboldt County CA Democrats Lead the Nation in Challenging Bush on Dictatorial Powers

Politico: New Iraq report to warn of attack

Guantanamo detainee's family release 'torture' dossier: report

Howard Dean wants to know what I think...

Stand by; another R/W e-mail

Hah-HA! GOP straw poll delayed because of electronic voting machine problems.

emptywheel: A Reverse F.U.

Disgusting Romney: Drops pork chop on ground outside, puts back on grill citing 5 second rule

Could Mario Cuomo Have Won in 1988?

Boca Raton man who beat up two Hatians required to learn about tolerance as part of plea deal

If you want to undermine right-wing power, which group do you go after -first-?

Meet The Press-Heads Up

Freakonomics on Terrorism

U.S. paid two British security firms $548 mil. over past 3 yrs to protect Army Corp of Engineers

That first little harbinger when I knew the American consumer was well and truly screwed

Who Should We Fear More?

Kenneth Foster Slated To Die 8/30

This is clever, cover up your rear window with bumper stickers - pic

Tomorrow's (Sunday) Candorville comic is outstanding.

what about me

Lord God Relieved at Poll Results

Support the death penalty? You almost killed 124 innocent people

Romney Wins Straw Poll

Could Bobby Kennedy Have Won In 1968?

Animal Rights activists aim to kill researcher at UCLA

Fatigue cripples US army in Iraq: "It's like we've become no more than numbers now"

Mine Collapse. Reason no miners found. They wouldn't be behind engineered collapse.

I Am Afraid My Air Conditioner Is Going To Blow Up -How Hot Is It By You?

New Iraq NIE to warn of attack similar to Tet

Praise the Lord & Pass the Ammunition

Grow Up, America.

Reality Check RE: Martial law in the US.

E&P: Poll: U.S. Public Sees Media as Biased, Inaccurate and Uncaring


Why dont we make Robot Mine Workers?

What would America look like if DUers ran the country?

Think you're middle class? Think again!!!

Terrorism on the Rise:

U.S. official promotes free trade agreements

Fox News, you will not be surprised to learn, is at the Iowa straw poll and will report results live

Video: Pearl Jam's AT&T Censored Segment

Obama: Enough with the black enough talk

Expect Tommy Thompson to drop out in a few days

No, It Wouldn’t Happen. Couldn’t. No Way. What if two New Yorkers were the '08 nominees?

Iowa Republican straw poll is a joke Romney practically brought the whole thing

"Romney spent around $5.7 million in Iowa and got 4,516 votes - $1,262 per vote." (Jane Hamsher)

MSM forever discredited if Kucinich, Edwards or anyone other than Hil or Obama wins primaries

1994 Cheney Interview: Iraq Occupation = Quagmire

Why the draft would cause more casualties...

the Army exceeded its recruitment goal for July,

NASA's Climate Change Satellites: White House Cuts Leaked

Link to video of Obama addressing "Is he black enough"

If you were a political cartoonist, which new president would be the most fun to draw?

Mechanical Problem Delays Iowa Straw Poll Count. Priceless! Reportedly used Diebold machines!

USDA employees called on to lobby against black farmers

First we were for the draft before we were against it - this is about the only way to stop it...

Romney Wins Iowa Straw Poll with 31%. Huckabee is a surprise second with 18%.

Dean says he's only just begun to build the Democrats' power base. Vermont meeting today.

Obama has his own magazine on sale in the magazine aisle of my local soopermarket

On Fleeing the Country --- Ben Tripp

John Nichols: Dr. King's Candidate

Iraq's Arms Bazaar-Missing Guns (Link to "suicide" of Col Westhusing?)

Kucinich Calls Out Clinton’s Nuclear Blunder


A real bad ID law

Bush's Property Should Be Seized.


From Sniper To War Resister: My Journey

How the Fight for Vast New Spying Powers Was Won / WaPo

Pinochet's suits on sale ... to supporters only (Nixon's Chilean dictator)

Pander Bear Hillary - Linda Chavez media's track record of ignoring & mocking impeachment movement

FISA courts dismantled just in time

The Antiwar Majority - Look Quickly, You Might Miss It!

Mosul's Christians Live in Fear

Got a queasy feeling about all these domestic spying ‘needs’

The great surrender

All the Print That’s Fit to News

Resist the beginnings. Consider the end.

Sectarian 'cleansing' in Baghdad

Why the Government Tests Few Chinese Imports by Joel S. Hirschhorn

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No 303

China's heavy industries increase power use - Reuters

Inside the nuclear plant hit by earthquake

WILDALERT: Spotted Owls and Northwest Forests Need Your Help E action

A heads up on the tropics next week...

World's birds on death row: Race against time to save 189 species from extinction

Amazon deforestation drops sharply: Brazil govt.

(Press Release) Plextronics' Organic Solar Cell Technology Breaks World Record

15 Green Fashionistas

Bush Admin Says Technology Climate Key, But Pinches Pennies While Shoveling Money Into Fossil Fuels

World Bank Doesn't Even Try To Calculate The Climate Impact Of Projects It Pays For - LA Times

University Of Bremen AMSR Update 10 August - Rapid Decline Continuing Between 75 & 90 N

Fraser River Sockeye Run Collapsing - First Low-End Estimate Of 3.3 Million Now Down To 1.2 Million

How a ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Went Bad

South L.A. Hospital Is Losing U.S. Funds

After Iraq: Guardsman finds it hard to put horrors behind him

Pinochet's suits on sale ... to supporters only (Nixon's Chilean dictator)

Fatigue cripples US army in Iraq

Man says hold the cheese, claims McDonald's didn't, sues for $10 million

US slipping in life expectancy rankings

Romney fund-raiser quits after indictment

Ex-UK commander says troops in Iraq being picked off one by one

Fatigue cripples U.S. froces in Iraq.

Five U.S. soldiers killed south of Baghdad

Faction war fears in Iraq city after convoy attack

Mosul's Christians Live in Fear

Army says 'New Republic' stories by U.S. soldier in Iraq are false

Pakistan, Afghanistan agree on fighting militants

More human remains found at bridge site

Iraqi Sunni Claims 'Genocide Campaign'

Contractors accused of firing on civilians, GIs

Gonzales says legal system in Iraq shows improvement

Canadian Bar Association calls for Khadr's release

Economic Policy Mistakes Hurt Iraq: US Official (Unemployed Easy Targets for Insurgent Recruitment)

Heathrow protesters set up camp

Mine company CEO sues W.Va. Democrats

4 US soldiers killed, 4 wounded in Iraq

Denmark's expedition leaves for Arctic to stake claim

CNN Breaking: Gunman kills three people in MO church

Four soldiers killed in Afghan fighting

Battle over 35 (drowning) deaths at St. Rita's (NOLA nursing home) set to begin.

Lieberman to push India nuke deal

Iraqi PM calls for crisis summit

Musharraf 'to join Afghan jirga'

Romney: Iowa Straw Poll Win Not Hollow

Italy probe unearths huge Iraq arms deal

Video Surfaces of Cheney, in 1994, Warning That An Invasion of Iraq Would Lead to 'Quagmire'

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Proposes Gas Pipeline to Cuba (Update2)

Phila. school district removes history months from calendar

Gunman Opens Fire in Missouri Church Killing at Least 3

Protesters show up in force near Cheney home

Merv Griffin dies at 82

I'm watching the new: Stir Of Echoes w/Rob Lowe on SciFi, it doesn't seem as creepy...

Bored with a Bic lighter and a digital camera

'Monterey Pop' is on a local PBS station

The Fearless Vampire Killers

Time for some FUNK!

Woman Kills Rabid Raccoon With Bare Hands

Admit it, you nailed a falafel...

Replace any word in a thread title with "falafel" and post it here...

Have you considered fucking as a career?

OK, now I have a great case of RED EYE, thanks to a stray

I love On Demand TV...

What's the best documentary you've ever seen?

Best Kid Movie

If I were a woman, I'd be fuckin ugly

Wow, my bank did a really stupid thing with their website.

Well, I'm back.

I wish I could edit PMs.

Anybody seen 'The Good Shepherd'?

I wish I could edit PMS

A poem, with wishes for Autumn

My friend stuck a fish down the back of my pants today.

Sing along with Andy Kaufman!

for you classic Star Trek and bad 80's pop music fans out there

Question for Johnny Cash fans...

I wish I could edit SCORN

Do you like Piper Laurie?

I wish I could edit CORN

I wish I could edit MORN

I wish I could edit PORN

If you see something, run like hell.

Can you buy and swear off- crack without much deliberation?


Look what I just found!

Went for a physical last week. It's time for me to get serious about my health

I wish they had a cologne called Cannabis for Men

Here's a country music song that's almost perfect.

Well guys, it's time to wash out the Jacuzzi again. Ask me anything ...

why do people post stuff like this

To is a preposition, come is a verb

A year ago today i hit my 4000th post milestone..I just did the math

Have you considered sucking as a career?

In honor of Merv Griffin ....... Here's CHARO!!

nominate your shortest, most accurate descriptions of Republicans

I went to the "drags" yesterday

Have you considered f*cking as a career?

Did your parents play favorites among their kids?'s the last day of my holiday

ADA question: What happens when 'my tooth' gets pulled?

Wooo! Hooo ! The advance of the Weakerthans new album is finally out!

Do you like Piper Alpha?

DU'ers you've never met

ATA question: What happens when 'My Du' gets full?

I have to ask you an extremely important question.

I like the song "Uptown Girl" and up yours if you object.

Funny protest pics - this guy was great...

Lion remembers and greets old friends who raised her--amazing and touching video

DUers you wish you'd never met

I wish I could edit GORN

Van-the-man-Morrison pwns ass.

a joke

Jane Pippin rocks! Know why?

Overheard at the grocery store deli today...

Marriage agrees with Tiger

Pics, Part 2: Ieper/Ypres & Aalter, Belgium

So this is what "Milking a Goat" means?

Elrond and Kaghime

Well shit, I can't find my driver's license

Damn, it was 109 today in Houston,

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 8/12/07

The next time someone sends you a gooey "friendship" email send them this:

famous people you have never shaken hands with or spoken to

The Carpetbaggers... Whoa, BABY!

Who's ready to ROCK?

My, that *is* a big board

I'm obsessed with the list threads....

Parents of teens, what's your "dating" rules?

I hit 3000 and didn't even notice

Help, what do I do with Green Beets? What do they taste like? How do I cook them?

Help! What do I do with "beet greens"? What do they taste like? How do I cook them?

Uhh, elad? I can't get to My DU now.

things that just generally tick you off...seemingly mundane things...


Oh look!! Every time we spend $10 Grovelbot will make us sticky!

Holy shit! Refreshed the page and was zapped by Grovelbot!

I'm warning you - I have a falafel tool, and I'm not afraid to use it

Number Nine...Number Nine

Imagine ruling as the gods of an entire genre for more than 40 years - Sabbath appreciation thread

Welcome Back lost-in-nj...

Post a cute picture of you!

Opinions wanted...

Just wanted to let all of you know...

If I don't post ever again after a few days you'll know why.

Welcome to another episode of "MrScorpio Says Nice Things About Republicans"

crossposted by request: 15 Green Fashionistas

I baked bread last night.

And now, My 20,000th post!

I just donated

Merv Griffin dies

Fuck, this pisses me off

Tom Cruise appreciation thread! W00T!!!!

CB4 was underrated, I say

Have you considered trucking as a career?

Post a picture of someone other than you, who has the same name as you.

Advice to Myself: Don't Give Up...

The munkee has landed

Best veggie burgers

Our Apache died last night

Awkward teenage photo thread

Please take a look at my group formation OP in GD

Am I the only one who finds Hugh Hefner and his 3 "babes" kinda creepy?

What'cha listening to?

Do you like Piper, Billie?

Do you like fortune cookies?

After Iraq: Guardsman finds it hard to put horrors behind him

Fatigue cripples US army in Iraq

VFW post members divided on future of building

The Walk

Back In The Trenches: A Perspective (xpost from GD)

Today in labor history August 12

Today's working family cartoon: Buy company

Picket Metro Lighting in Berkeley in Solidarity with IWW Members

Iran: More Workers Arrested As Unionists Picket

Teamsters Call for Immediate Release of Jailed Iranian Union Leaders

Time Warner workers OK contract two hours before strike deadline

St. Mary Hospital Workers to Vote on Union (Chief Executive got a 38 percent pay increase)

Duluth long-term care workers join AFSCME

Crandall Canyon Mine Owner Murray: Nuts Over Talking Squirrel

In Memory of Gary Puleio 8/15/2001 $6,000 OSHA fine for REPEAT violations and accepted no wrongdoing

Out with outsourcing? Jobs coming back to USA!!!

Statement On The Growing Number Of Latin Workplace Deaths (Cintas involved in 1 again)

From June 21: New Mine Safety Bill Would Give Workers Major New Protections

Serious Safety Violations Found at Cintas Following Gruesome Workplace Injury

Cliff Schecter asks: If you could be a loofah, what kind of loofah would you be?

Laura Bush Music Video (Liberal's Just Another Word...)

W: all ignorance and arrogance on the subject of statutory royalties

Family Guy Barbara Bush

There is something terribly wrong with this country

"Black Ops" General Absent from Pat Tillman Hearings

David Swanson - A Call to Action

Dennis Kucinich 'Strength Through Peace' Pt. 2

OSHA Inspection Meadville Redi-Mix Part1

Teamsters and Bloggers - inspiring video

Krugman on the Housing Bubble

Kucinich on 'This Week with George Stephanopoulos'

A Symphony of Lies

Dennis Kucinich 'Strength Through Peace' Pt. 1


Markos Moulitsas: Be proud to be a Democrat

Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

PART 2 OSHA Inspection Meadville Redi-Mix

Gnomes vote for Kucinich

If you look like him, you could be a real Bushie

Infection: Avoid the unhappy and unlucky. (Law #10 of /The 48 Laws of Power/)

Russian companies may default because of huge corporate debt

Russia bans import of poultry from U.S. state of Nebraska

U.S. soldiers must answer to an authority.

Jeb sez, "Leaders Shouldn't Separate Faith and Politics"?!?!

We need THIS wall!

Minimum-Wage Hike Celebrated With Name-Brand Ketchup

Space shuttle may need to be rescued

The week that wasn't

Bush: Iraq Strategy Sees Good Results

If Dems were smart, they'd

Musharraf's days are numbered - Sharif

Major Accused of stealing $9.6 Million in Iraq's Largest Bribery Scandal Remains a Hometown Hero

You guys are not keeping up with the news.

Demand to Alberto Gonzales Seeks Relief for Marine and Soldier

anyone care to speculate on what might be in the "annexes" to Directive 51?

I think Tom Toles has been listening to Kucinich (TOON)

Mortgage meltdown contagion

Home from America's wars, yet homeless in its suburbs

State does not provide for enforcement mechanism for residential camps

Looting fear as Iraqi state library seized

Anyone who thinks the 3 leading Democratic nominees will get us out of Iraq, think again:

OK, now this is weird: NASA video of current teacher in space watching Challenger explode on YouTube

What percentage of the million Iraqis we've killed were terrorists?

anybody remember iraq? 5 u.s. troops killed saturday.

U.S. lifespan slips to 41st in world

My proposed solution to religiously motivated wars:

(U.K) Army warns on Basra deaths

new Fox TV show -- "Are You Dumber Than A Fox News Host?"--

Why does the WH press corps and the rest of the media bring up Iran but never mentions Saudi Arabia?

Mugabe cites U.S. program to justify wiretapping law.

(U.K.) The troops will leave, but should we cheer?

Crocodiles, cobras found in Saudi's luggage

David Gregory sitting in for Timmy Russert-MTP-now (CT).

So are mc cain, giuliani & thompson TOO GOOD for Iowa repubs?

After Iraq: Guardsman finds it hard to put horrors behind him (xpost from Veterans)

Buying Blue: Where Can I Shop?

Cheney calls Iraq a quagmire....(in 1994)

UN staff forced back into Iraq to provide ‘fig-leaf cover’ for US

Back In The Trenches: A Perspective

Catastrophe Looms on the Tigris - The Cracks in Saddam's Dam

Welcome to the Jungle: US Military Psychological Operations and You...

Israeli web site sparks terror alert (Reuters Reports Fri eve bomb)

MTP: Kos and Harold Ford head to head, David Gregory subbing, on now.

Could This Be The "Second American Revolution"?

BBC: Iran urges US pull-out from Iraq

About Google's Cache... And President-For-Life Bush.

Bwahaha! Al Maliki signs oil alliance without the approval of King George

So Mitt admits his five sons are chicken hawks

Contractors accused of firing on civilians, GIs (AP)

C2C AM George Noory has PROOF Valerie Plame lied

St. George

Maliki calls leaders of Iraq to attend an emergency meeting to save his government from collapsing

SW Baptist Seminary starts program on "biblical family and gender roles" for women

I replied to a post with this statement, but I felt

Allah Be Praised, Where Did We Get All These Arms?

Church cancels memorial because he was GAY. WTF?

If Bush declared the moon was made of mozzarella cheese would the NYT quote him without question?

Progressive Mural Project Minnesota Burn by Robert Palmer , 1-5

162,000 trapped. Fatalities reach 3,864 and are expected to rise

WTF is wrong with these people? Love Demonstrated Ministries?

"Church Lady at "cancel a ticket" Traffic School class."

A shooting in the Old City of Jerusalem

The Economist: Is America Turning Left?

"No End In Sight"

AP; Dem Leaderership worried about the Hillary effect

The Three Vices: On Fleeing the Country

Bushitler War Adviser Says Draft Worth a Look

Help please, I am looking for the thread about the new "crusaders" in Iraq led by

Is Harold Ford The New Joe Lieberman Jr. ???

Libertarians on Nova M Enraged Saying that Diebold Machines Stole Iowa Poll from Ron Paul

Question about Desert Storm

Who just felt the quake? Bay Area.

Subprime or Subcrime? Time To Investigate and Prosecute...

Markos rips the DLC a new one!

Church Cancels Memorial for Gay Navy Vet

How long will military stay in Iraq under a Dem or Rep ?

PLEASE help support this presidential candidate as a write-in

Merv Griffin dead at 82. I grew up with you, sir. Rest well. Link:

Dear Friend Are you a Republican?

Sunni Leader says genocidal campaign is being waged inside Iraq

Frank Rich - Shuffling Off to Crawford, 2007 Edition...

WaPo: Court twice said Bush wiretapping program was illegal.

Zeigtgeist movie - Does anybody have a link to this movie. I've heard some

caption these pictures

Need advice....TIA

Murdoch and Hillary


The Cost of Caving

Poverty and impunity - the two most alarming trends affecting human rights in a divided world

It's time to stop accepting Bush's failures

Who Was The Worst Republican President?

What would you do if the * Administration tried to draft you? (age 18-25 DUers)

I have a question about the voting machine legislation.

Let's get rid of Bush....anybody who thinks like him....and get rid of the deep disease.

Larisa Alexandrovna at Huff Post: Bill O'Reilly Loves Matt Damon

Please help me by voting on my poll?

Still Averaging About 2.8 Per Day

Where Congressman Jerrold Nadler Stands on Impeachment, Iraq, FISA

Local food networks reflect progress and potential

Jesus is blonde...

"These guys keep moving the center, I stay in the same place, and suddenly I'm a Marxist."

Woman shoots panhandler who asked for 25 cents

Iraq caught making massive black market arms deal

BankAmerica suckage -- Thanks Bankruptcy Bill!

Tom The Dancing Bug: Nate The Neocon - "War Debate Is Hell!"

What a great country this used to be, that I could live sixty years

bush reduces troops....along the US-Mexico border

Kucinich would get Rid of Nuclear weapons! on abc now.

America's Incompetence Obvious In Rescue Fiascos

DHS doles out millions for street cameras - Big Brother has arrived!


Watching Ford and Kos reveals the

First Pelosi-Sheehan Poll Results

106 Degrees

Paper ballots necessary to preserve democracy

Jonathan Alter: I Know What You Did Last Summer

Just saw "Shut Up and Sing" -- what happened next?

Molly Ivins on Bush's illegal American surveillance: "This Could Scarcely Be Clearer"

Are failing to make headway, because we're pissing on too many fires?

Anybody watching ABC on the Pacific coast?

Recommended TV: 9/11 Press for Truth - FSTV Chan 9415 on Dish Network

So, did Tommy Thompson drop out yet?

DAYM! Virginia Outrage: First Casualty of New Speeding Laws ($1050+!!)

Foot and mouth outbreak 'was sabotage'

3689 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

Hurrican Flossie (dial-up warning: graphics/images)

Merv Griffin dead at 82....

Home from America's wars, yet homeless in its suburbs

Today's Episode Of What Darcy Burner Said....

Surge of Weapons in Iraq

Salt Lake Tribune: "Romney seems to have become afflicted with Karl Rove-itis."

Sarkozy to Bush: we're a family. What a lovely one, indeed...

A randon thought: Why do people run for the Presidency on a promise to reform Washington?

What Unites Iraqis: Blocking Western Petroleum Companies

Robber wtfowned by a dog

The Word according to Dubya: 50 religious insights from George Bush

Tomb of the unholy martyr (Saddam Husseim's burial place)

One more brave Vet speaks out: "From Sniper To War Resister: My Journey"

The Fear Of The Woman

Three boys to blame for the drowing death of another, aged six

We all have worries

Imagine: A Sunday Night song for Peace

Romney Didn't Win, Folks...

Is Will still gone? I hope he is off probation and that he may consider coming back to DU.

Rolly: Mitt Romney appears to have taken a page from Karl Rove's playbook

Wow! Grovelling 2.0!!!

Mittspoken Romney on C-Span

Latin Americans Voluntarily Go To Iraq As Security Guards

Hey Tucker Carlson - I have a bag of used cat litter worth more than you

US bridge 'design issue' detected (BBC)

Somebody gave me a star...

Wall Street Needs Social Security (SS) Money Far More Than SS Needs To Be Privitized

3 killed in Neosho, Missouri chuch shooting

Holy war! Game tests troops' rapture readiness

Were you aware that Bush was already drafting Iraqis into the Iraq army?

wow! very splashy kick off to the quarterly fund drive!

John Perkins

When I donate, do I HAVE to deal with the "sticky" thing for my donation to register?

Is it over? Has Hillary been "made" as the candidate to be in 2008?

Ron Dellums just left my gallery. What a cool guy.

27 horses dead - gas leak - arguments - Idaho

Suspension "ends at 03:34 PM, Monday August 13th". Why do I find this so ---uh, bothersome?

Hundreds Protest at Cheney's House in Wyoming

Democrats Say Leaving Iraq May Take Years

I just doubled my gas mileage!

Glenn Greenwald deserves an award for his interview with official war booster Michael O'Hanlon

Watching 60 Minutes? This rapper "Cam'ron" is a low down POS

Is the American Civil War Still being fought?

O’Hanlon: Iraq Trip Relied On ‘The Itinerary The Defense Department Developed’

YAY Grovelbot's back!!!

CNN discussing Fed approval of retreat mining

Mitt Romney linked to Bush family;

MUST read: LTTE from my friend about the censorship at CBS Early Show in KC

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Katrina Survivors Face New Threat: City Demolition

Raining Perseids!

What is the value of a man's sweat, a woman's labor, a day's work?

Is Making Fun Of Mitt Romney's Magic Underwear Appropriate?

Could Gary Hart have beaten Reagan in '84?

Uh oh: Edwards daughter received Murdoch money

Fatigue cripples U.S. froces in Iraq.

Work and Compassion, Large Photo Content

OHIO -- 2004 ballots not preserved; pres. vote cannot be verified

Home razing angering owners in New Orleans

Credit crunch threatens growth

RADICAL FRINGE TOON - Sun. 8/12... deck of cards

No War Has Ever Been Fought In The Name Of Wicca

Opus TOON: "Just WHO are the 26%ers?"

"Fair Dinkum" - Aussie Woman Busted For Swearing???

Army says 'New Republic' stories by U.S. soldier in Iraq are false

From Most Liberal To Most Conservative - Our Candidates

Pope Howie KURTZinger blesses sL-IMUS's return to the air

La. could drop 19,400 from voter rolls

Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times Guest Commentary: Impeachment Drive Is Dead Serious and Mounting

Teacher Quits After Fla. Porn Star Date

romney: "I want to clean up the moral pollution on TV & the Internet'

R's romney, huckabee & brownback, 3 religious weirdos come out on top.

Why do we defend Choice when it comes to Abortion, but abandon it when

Please help - who is the congressman who stood up to say that his cte. knew

Woods wows them in Tulsa Ok., PGA Championship Tourney by 2 strokes

Romney Jokes about Cheating in Poll – “…so thanks for cheating!” Mitt Romney

Look Out Hawaii, Here Comes Flossie!

BookTV..How special! LewRockwell/Newsmax "author"

The Attack on Medicare: An Attack on National Health Care?

GOP Congressman "Thought About Packing" Firearm to Fend Off Protesters

A Tale of Capitulation

Impeachment supporters protest Pelosi's Stamford visit

200 Impeachment Books Sent to Speaker Nancy Pelosi

* hosts Sarkozy, sans 'freedom fries'-"We're going to give him a hamburger or a hot dog, his choice"

So NOW we begin the payment of the Bush Tax Cuts...

The politics of higher education ------

DUMB letters to the Plain Dealer, Part DCLXVI: "The Anti War Left just DOE'NT GIT IT!"


The first serious threat of the season seems to be organizing in the Atlantic.

Look for the Union Label...

Am I getting this right? Did Richardson vote for DOMA

Who are "The Flaming Lips" and "John Butler Trio"? They claim, this a.m., they were censored, too.

Police: Christian Boot camp girl dragged behind a van after she fell behind morning run

Chris Floyd: No Light, Just Tunnel: The Bipartisan Guarantee of Continuing War in Iraq

Political Reality and THE DRAFT

Homeless vets: a hidden crisis

Gonzo leaving Baghdad to come to Michigan and the Indians

“Michael Parenti is a towering prophetic voice in American life. We need him now more than ever.”

Why didn't the Dem leadership

Kos vs. DLC

African Glaciers Disappearing

Dem leaders & Health Care - Dog that's not barking

What is it with Florida and children?

The Draft Ends Wars

Why aren't we free?

Would you support capital punishment if it could be perfectly applied?

"Prostitutes face jail under tougher law" - The Guardian

Got the hell kicked out of me doing community service...

Florida: 18 residents of boarding home found in windowless rooms, no air conditioning

Democrats say leaving Iraq may take years.

Texas Church Cancels Memorial Service for Gay

Are Bush Administration policies driving the World to Feudalism?

About That Pakastani State of Emergency.....

OK lets put the cards on the table: ROMNEY BELONGS TO A CULT

Happy Birthday NAFTA

Can someone tell me why this Bushie would talk of a draft?

Need help ranking Poll Companies.

Impressment or Draft?

John Nichols: Ready, Ames, Fire: Straw Poll Winners, Losers

Venezuela's Chavez says oil headed for $100 barrel

Art of the Campaign: Race to Frame 2008 Is On, and the Winner Could Take It All

Howard Dean has Big Plans for Dems....

George W. Bush finally says something truthful!

Ideologywise I'm more with Kos, however when it comes to strategy I'm more with Ford

Heres a bit of humor for your Sunday, in case ya all didn't catch this...

Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

What's with John Edwards and Rupert Murdoch?

If Ron Paul wants to eliminate the IRS,

Liveblog with Eric Massa NY29

Watch Huckabee be added to the GOP first tier

Tweety on big men running for President

In NYT article on Democrats say leaving Iraq may take years, guess who isn't mentioned?

Where will voters take their votes, when their candidates drop out of the race?

Skinner, could you PLEASE do something about your search engines?

Huffington Post Marty Kaplan: I See Dead People

You won't see this story on the major cable news stations

...make a law that says the crime we committed is no longer a crime. And then call ourselves heroes

Grandmothers For Peace to hold informal picket

Pander Bear Hillary - Linda Chavez

great condorville cartoon today with Obama and 4th US pres James Madison...

Democrats increasingly taking position, ending a war as complicated as starting one

It's time to rank the Poll companies: DU style.

Arianna Huffington on Clinton's nuclear weapons flip flop

Name the GOP Ten Dwarfs

Where the DEMs squandered their majority and really showed ineptness

clean air act in maine (a little humor )

Down to two Dem candidates

Dean's Democracy Bonds: Is DU involved?

Kucinich knocking them out of the park on This Week

Thompson's run is all but done

INN World Report: Additional insights on JFK assassination.

How come young people are the only ones expected to be protesting this war?

My response to Draft-loving idiots.

Mittens Romney still defends putting family dog on roof of car

They already ignore us. Why would they pay attention if there was a draft?

What you should know about Rudy:

Democrats quietly fear a backlash from Clinton

I'm not voting for a Republican but I can't say I'm too enthused about the Democrats either

Predict the '08 Presidential Nominees


They fear Obama's too hot!

"Dems should stop ‘dangling’ nuclear options, Kucinich tells

Back Home, More Frustration (Olympia Snowe gets earful on Iraq)

Can anyone explain the appeal of Mitt Romney?

Agree Or Disagree? How the Democrats blew it in only eight months

Truth About Michael O' Hanlon's Iraq Trip Revealed

National security stance seen adding to Clinton's image of strength

I'm so sick of this Draft talk.

BOY the media must really think Edwards is a serious threat. guess what there talking about now

Want to end the war? Then end Social Security.

Bushco Interment Camps.

AP: Democrats quietly fear a backlash from Clinton

Wonder if this Marine will be in deep trouble once

Hillary: The DLC Candidate...

Do we have to choose between the DLC types (Ford) and Netroots types (Kos)

GOP cartoon for today

Is America turning left?


Congressman Fired Up by Prospect of Draft (Rangel)

Charlie Rose/Joe Biden interview --Aug.10-2007 (google video link)

Gary Hart: Barack Obama was right to be candid about Pakistan

We are long past the need for a draft. Shoulda been done already

"At This Point, I Would Run" Says Bobby Kennedy Jr.

Miners to drill third hole (on an angle this time) to where they think the minors would

A DRAFT: Straight Up, Yes or No?