Democratic Underground

Archives: August 26, 2007

NYT editorial, Squelching the Citizenry’s Back Talk: "vigilante squads out of place in a democracy"

Dispute Over How Deep to Cut Iraq Troops

Stiff-Arming Children’s Health

THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN: Swift-Boated by Bin Laden

Bush Attacks Greeneland

US 'will not stop' British pull-out at Basra Palace

Larry Johnson:Preparing the Environment for the Next War

Big Oil take over Wiki on Shale oil?

Vietnam historians give Bush reason to stay in Iraq

DNC Strips Florida Of 2008 Delegates

Dissent Threatens U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation Deal

Fires prompt Greek national alert

SEIU janitors (10,000 ) vote to strike if contract deadline not met

Mmmm, homemade Vietnamese Dinner tomorrow, again!

Did anyone else get cranked by the HBO series John From Cincinatti?

Real life Snakes on a plane...

I think my landlady made me sick

Just found out my future son in law is a victim of identity theft

Anyone ever in a GroupWise flame war?

opera fans

What not to wear in an emergency room

Le Merle by North Coast

Forest of Words (a poem, and a website I am working on)

A Wooded Glen- another poem from my father.

Vick cards chewed by dogs are on eBay

I just saw Mr. Bean with Tavernertoddler. I want to go to France now.

Hilarious Scarface Montage

good night, all

Cats are smarter than us

What I learned at tonight's DU meetup: Supernova has the hots for Mister Bean.


It's naughty girl time again...

So....I'm not the latest Powerball winner

Venn ist das nurnstuck git und slotermeyer? Ya! Beigerhund das oder die flipperwaldt gersput!



I'm thinking that I want Vick and DMX in a triple threat steel cage match


Ray Manzerek and Robbie Krieger never matched Morrison in vocals. Discuss.


"I feel like hitting him in the temple with a hammer"

Somebody's had too much to think.



Jakalope - Pretty Life

anyone know who has made the most posts on du?

Are y'all burnt out on my kid or should I get a shot of his new orange 'hawk? edit: added 'em

I'm not as think as you drunk I am, occifer.

Well, what the hell is...

What's the oldest age you'd want to live to be?

A song you have to hear....

Nintendo Wii is market leader in home console business

I've got HYDRAS!

who has been awarded the most duzies?

Dont'cha hate it when a seed pops? **70's Flashback Alert!**

For your viewing pleasure.......

Jaco on piano

New kitten pics! (please add your own)

Stephen Colbert's cast up to $8800 in auction!

Found a kitten trapped today

It's a Go: Drew Barrymore's Barbarella Finds Funding, Director...

I need some dog advice. Pulled muscle?

Clive Wearing, encephalitis, the hippocampus, memory, amnesia

Liberal Girl - Avenger of Justice

I'm digging being married...Anyone else?

Anybody know of any safer flea treatment?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 8/25/07

Ben and Jerry's "Chubby Hubby" ice cream.

I'm calling out AllegroRondo--where is the mofo?

I just bought a Serta Memory Foam mattress pad...

A pev poll

speaking of 70's flashbacks...

I got me a problem

I've had it with Antiques Roadshow!! All these people with some civil war...

Any Frisky Dingo Fans Here?

God's Warrior's - Muslim 1 of 11

God's Warriors - Christian 1 of 11

Miss Teen USA 2007 - Ms. South Carolina answers a question

Plan 9 from inside the beltway (Tom Tomorrow)

Sparkman vs. the WTO (Tom Tomorrow)

America To The Rescue!

Code Red: Martial Law

Sunday Talk Shows

Baghdad embassy-fortress nearly built

R.I.P. Aaron Russo - Filmmaker "From Freedom to Fascism"

NYT: Who Will Keep an Eye on the Spies? (5 Letters) [on Bush's FISA bill]

After Iraq Trip, Grim Resolve: Jan Schakowsky

As if they could stop them . . .

"Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers" by Robert Greenwald is on tonight

August 23, 1968

Don't forget to submit a question for the Republican Debate.

Democrats must stand up against terrorist threats against Obama and our other candidates

to those w/financial problems-please get a copy of NOLO Press-"Solve Your Money Troubles"

Mitt Romney is delusional

Who's watching God's Warriors?

It's never too late to get your PhD - Brian May (Queen)

Raising Kaine: Michael Vick and the Myth of Made-up Rights (by TheGreenMiles)

Military Misgivings Mount over Bush Torture Order

Remember when you were a kid and the t.v. warned about "communist propaganda"?

The Great Iraq Swindle

Right-Wing Launches Assault Against Warner, Claims He ‘Hurts The Cause Of Freedom’

Indian parents: Throw those HIV-positive children out of school!

Murray attacking the Utah gov.; claims gov.'s comments endangers jobs

Bay Bridge closed Labor Day weekend.

FEMA refused to release our SSN's to the press.

Storms Hit Ohio, Many Without Power

"As the left shudders, Bush leads"

It's movie night....All the King's Men is on TCM NOW...

Bette Davis on Ronnie Reagan

Subprime problem curbs job rate in U.S

Does anybody know why Fla. can't just hold the Dem. Primary

Jenna Bush, Engaged in A Tricky Role

Iran says no to oil production rise

Robert Fisk may need to have a talk with Greg Palast

Is substance dependence the same as addiction to substances?

China warns of protectionist attitudes against it

Tim Robbins tells Stephen Hayes to apologize to America for linking al-Qaeda and Iraq

Iran's Revolutionary Guard branches out

A Jordanian kid's blog: Dear Iraqis in Jordan: Please Accept My Apologies.

Guess Who's "Illegal" Now?

Nugent? Freedom of speech? I don't think so.

Anyone up for a nice, roaring Nugent album fire?

Why no posts about the North American trade agreement...

Can You Find Anywhere On These Graphs Where It Shows The "Surge" Working ???

My Senator, Dick Durbin, took off his socks and shoes, rolled up his pants and toured Des Plaines

Sixth borehole finds only rubble at Crandall Canyon Mine, PC to be held Sunday Afternoon.

I had to look him up to know who or what he is, and ask; why does anyone care about anything Ted

A Politically Inconvenient Truth (or Not?)

At times I have questioned the value of belonging to DU, wondering what we accomplish, but ...

That psycho chick astronaut in the news again

Some photos from the protest march in Kennebunkport today.. (dialup warning)

Born Yesterday with Judy Holliday, who is now at the Jefferson Memorial

Call at National Guard conference for U.S. withdrawal from Iraq greeted with standing ovation

Mexican Government Terrorizes It's Own Citizens - Bush Backed Bandoleros

Scientists Say They've Found Cure For Alzheimers

Must See VIDEO: Jon Stewart & "America To The Rescue!"

This headline is really part of the Gonzo - US Atty charade

Is my view on abortion really misogynist?

Photos: Barack Obama speaks to a crowd of supporters today in Miami, FL

NYC Mayor Won't Release Tax Returns

Report on Senator Evan Bayh's meeting with antiwar activists on August 21, 2007

No End In Sight; Insider testimony of the screw up if u missed it

LA TIMES: Obama is right on Cuba.

The Barack Obama Somebody in GD Knows:

The Bush Doctrine: "Preemptive Attack"

In 2008 Campaigns, Little Ones Go on Campaign Trail with Daddy

Washington Note's Clemmons On Obama's Foreign Policy and Cuba

they Stand by Their Man Loudly (DU makes NY Times)

Friends don't let friends drive democracy to the brink

From Death Row

How do you deal with the anger and frustration?

Little Edwardses, Dodds, Brownbacks, Obamas -- and Thompsons -- on the campaign trail with Daddy

His entire family had come to hear Obama speech, and for first time they're considering voting Dem.

Clinton campaign sends volunteer to Obama

With this administration incompetance will always win

Your view on the florida primary controversy:

The other candidates responses to Hillary's terrorism remark have been very weak.

We're one America

Who is this Tom Coburn who would feature prominently in the "new kind of politics"?

Bumper sticker contest? My car rear end photo!

Obama calls for EASING EMBARGO on Cuba

Gore/Edwards, Gore/Obama, Gore/Richardson, Gore/Clark, Gore/Kucinich, Gore/Kurvoski/Gore/Wetzelbill

Obama's Plan to Restore New Orleans

Daily Kos: John Edwards: "You Have to Take them On" (by TomP)

DNC strips Florida's delegates, FL has 30 days to rectify situation

'Desperate Housewives' Actress Stumps for Obama

After Iraq Trip, Unshaken Resolve (Rep. Schakowsky met with Petraeus)

Having "cross-over appeal" does NOT mean giving in to Repub. values!

Baird(D)hugs two sheiks in triangle of death, hopes car doesn't blow up, says "That’s real progress"

Obama: "Until there's justice in Cuba, there's no justice anywhere," will keep embargo

Obama Names Republicans He'll Work With

Iraq war looms Venice Film Festival

As China Roars, Pollution Reaches Deadly Extremes

LA Times: GIs' morale dips as Iraq war drags on

Grace Paley 1922-2007: Acclaimed Poet and Writer Dies at 84

Lurita Doan, Buying for the Government at Highest Possible Prices

Morford: My life with Jenna Bush - What it's like to be married…

The Great Iraq Swindle:

Christopher Hitchins:"To invoke Vietnam was a blunder too far for Bush"

"Shame on the Dems" Progressive Populist editorial about our 4th Amendment

NYT sounds alarm, page one: China's pollution problem shatters all precedents

The House GOP Leaders' Precipitous Fall

WP op-ed, Douglas Brinkley, "Reckless Abandonment": The Bush administration wants New Orleans to die

When Nader & Norquist agree

The Hypocritical Summer of Ted Nugent by Debbie Schlussel

Chavez Offers Billions in Latin America

Katrina may have been Rove's biggest triumph

Public Financing Would Mean Cheaper Elections

Marie Cocco: Selfishness as Public Policy

Crushed glass to be spread on beaches

One Dictatorship, Two Parties: Resistance is Impossible - But Not Futile / By Ben Tripp

With God on Our Side: One Man’s War Against an Evangelical Coup in America’s Military

Lies, Lies, and More Lies, in History-Illiterate America

Clinton proposes Health care quality improvements-indicates Medicare expansion & Fed employees plan

City of Boston to dump Smithfield products

Global Warning: Brutal lessons from an Antarctic summer

U.S. energy use dropped in 2006, didja notice?

"Crushed Glass to Be Spread on Beaches"

LAT: Property value worries sink Santa Barbara [global warming] art project

After oil supplies dry up, what's Plan B?

How Walkable is Your Neighborhood? (Walkscore website)

Dispute Over How Deep to Cut Iraq Troops

GIs' morale dips as Iraq war drags on

After Iraq Trip, Unshaken Resolve (Rep. Schakowsky met with Petraeus)

Ford To Idle Parts Plant In Monroe That Employs 1,200

Pakistan military test-fires nuclear capable cruise missile

Help Wanted Ads Go Unanswered in West

Nudist named to Arizona GOP committee

Bad credit threatening US economy: Research

"Flying mattress" to cross Atlantic

Security tight for Iraq pilgrimage

Conservation groups oppose plan to sell donated acres

Bird flu found at German poultry farm

Abdel-Rahman Aref, Former Iraqi President (Deposed By Saddam) Dies

British Move Out of Basra Police Center, Shiite Militia Moves In

Guatemala 'on brink of ruin' after 40 murdered

French president speaks out in favour of nuclear energy for Libya

Obama develops plan for Gulf Coast restoration

Warner may back Dems' bill on withdrawal

If Gonzales Resigns will Chertoff be the "replacement"?

UK pulls out of joint headquarters in Iraq's Basra

Many Won't Run Next Two 'Opus' Strips With Sex Joke, Islam Reference

Edwards: Congress should use all tools to demand troop withdrawal

Obama: U.S. can't fail New Orleans again

Nearly 300 workers laid off as Murray shutters Tower mine

Labor (party Australia) calls for whaling talks at APEC

Iraq's leaders agree on key benchmarks

Huckabee Expectations High for Thompson

Dogs return from mission of mercy in Peru

(Australian) Government unveils new citizenship test

Search to Go on for Trapped Utah Miners

US-made Tajik-Afghan bridge opens

Kern union votes to strike (2nd largest county in Ca. + video)

Ninth Circuit Court revives California bid for electricity refunds(b/c Enron Tapes Ignored)

Bolivian President Evo Morales visits quake-ravaged Peru, brings aid

Ex-Iraqi leader returning 'to fight for our country'

Floods strand Romania villagers

Iraq's Maliki Lashes Out At Hillary Clinton (and Carl Levin)

US Sikhs outraged by new turban search policy

US 'friendly fire' strike kills four Iraqi Kurdish policemen

Chinese Villagers Clash With Police in Land Dispute; Paper Reports 1 Killed

Iraq Whistleblowers Vilified, Demoted

'Blasphemous' balls anger Afghans

Former AP executive Bob Johnson, a champion of open government, dies at age 84

Iraqi leaders sign unity accord

China to enact law to deal with rising number of labor disputes

Iran Vows to Use 'Smart' Bomb on Enemies

Edwards Offers Cancer Plan

The next credit crunch?

Amid rumors, Castro pens political essay without addressing his health

Activists protest deportation of Mexican woman

Midwestern Moon (Written by AutumnMist)

What's going on with "Bookmark this thread?"

Elvis eats boats.


People, I know it's really early, but as to Christmas tunes...

So why am I watching The Two Towers on TNT right now

Check this for bad attitude

I just bought a Sorta Memory Foam mattress pad...

It's the ULTIMATE Mike and Carol competititon poll!!!

A very humble reminder

wa-hoo electric came back on late last night

Somebody shoot me, it's 1991 reminiscing thread!

Found a kitten, crapped today

If "objects in mirror are closer than they appear"

Do glass Kool-Aid pitchers really exist?

Property in front of mine for sale- a little rant.

I maded you a. . .

It's the question all America is asking:


My "MySpace" tribute to the victims of Katrina.

Okay, I recall TV adverts from 20 years ago for a classic rock radio station...

Post items of great sentimental value to you . . .

Found them. Never mind.

I had a dream that spongebob was rocking out to Green Day's "Holiday"

Taco on piano

Any metal heads here?

Did candy cigarettes get you hooked on real cigarettes?

Did quicksand get you hooked on real sand?

Did Sour Patch Kids get you hooked on real kids?

Did Swedish fish get you hooked on real fish?

What if somebody made a version of NASCAR using only electric cars?

Send lawyers guns and money

I need caffeine rehab

Did nobody in iBeat's marketing department catch this?

Did Spanish fly get you hooked on real fly?

Where do rocks disappear to?

There's a knock at the door. I fear it's the suede, denim secret police.

if she don't like biscuits feed her cornbread. y'all come!!

The Good The Bad The Ugly

in case you guys aren't sick of it yet, more pics from my visit with elrond hubbard

BEST VIDEO EVER!- Miss So.Carolina on the maps

Chicken and Rice

If it weren't for bad luck, we wouldn't have any luck at all....

Moustached men of America fight back


do not look here if you're afraid of spiders, remember I warned you

My co-worker just told me he had a full blood workup for STDs

Don't forget! Countdown w/Keith Olbermann wll be on NBC @ 7:00pm

Anybody else here work the night shift and/or stay up late?

In honor of National Friendship Week which is ...when is it?

Two questions:

Best license plate I've seen in a while

"Man Accused of Biting Girlfriend's Snake"

How paranoid have we become?

Let's hear your FSBO experiences.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 8/25/07 Bonus

Does anyone feel bad for the Earnhardt Jr fans with #8 tattoos?

Five questions:

I just finished watching Becoming Jane. Good flic!

For the deer hunter on your Christmas list:

A Child Called "It": One Child's Courage to Survive {have you read it?}

Wow. Superbad was actually funny

What presidential candidate was in The Hunt For Red October? Wetzelbill !

At Chez trof tonight: Grilled deer sausage.

Tell me are you a christian child

I'm seeing this awesome Korean girl

I am such a geek- I ordered a 28" widescreen computer monitor.


Did Pixie Sticks get you hooked on real pixies?

Did gummi worms get you "hooked" on real worms?

For those of you in relationships: how often do you fight with your SO

What's the first book on your Amazon recommendations list?

"Go for broke!" 442nd Regimental Combat Team

Shirtless Putin Looks Better Than Me Without A Shirt

Wild Vervet Monkeys Sexually Harrass Women in Kenya

Bastard Kids Stomps Snake to Death at Festival

I got punched in the face last night by anarchists for not wanting to basically kill yuppies.

Where do socks disappear to?

Happy Birthday ThinkBlue1966!!!

Things that irritate me about The X-Files

Everything's high-end. Can't find a plain, cheap-o aluminum sauce pan!!1

What is the very best compliment you've ever received?

Oh god .... we're going to look at a house.

Who else thought that the B-29 flyover was in very poor taste at the Little League World Series?

COOL WEBSITE: calculates how walkable your neighborhood is

Anyone ever move to Australia?

I'm back from China, ask me anything

Went to a Strip Club last night

PicSpam, Part 5: LONDON!

Soap Fans: Days of Our Lives might get the ax in 2009!

Picture thread! (we couldn't go all weekend without one of these) ;-)

Branagh's Hamlet is finally out on DVD

People, you got to see this!

Am digging the Miami Ink marathon on TLC

Today in labor history August 26

Today's working family cartoon: Union Newsletter

Machinist Member Wins US House Seat in Special Election

Utah Mine Collapse Puts Safety Chief Under Fire (Bush appointee during a congressional recess)

National Labor Relations Board is Refusing To Negotiate With Its 1000 Member Employee Union

Delphi contract benefits all

Health Dept. employees file labor complaint

Monroe County Corrections Officers Choose the Teamsters

Unions hold keys, some bigger than others, to caucus

Mourning in Bush America: Greed Is Good

Local Union Donates School Supplies

Orange County Choppers accused of hiring "scabs"

New World Order

Let the Sunshine In

"The Daily Show" in Iraq: Operation Silent Thunder

Alan Shore on Hurricane Katrina

Armageddon on Your Mind


Hurricane Katrina 2nd Anniversary

B is for Bomb

John Lennon - Gimme Some Truth (Not A Cover)

Atheists nightmare debunked. Kirk Cameron/Ray Comfort

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) Heaven On Their Minds (2)

Fox : Ted Nugent Wants to Run for Office

I Weep for the Freepers

Naomi Klein - Iraq: The Neoliberal Project (Part 1 of 8)

Ted Haggard Asks For Grad School Cash

Alan Shore on the predatory credit card industry

Bill Maher New Rules - 8/25/07

John & Elizabeth Edwards: New Hampshire Bus Tour

John Edwards - Just Say No!

The Convinent Truth

South Carolina Republican Debate Highlights

Gimme Some Truth-John Lennon Cover

What not to wear in an emergency room

Walt-Mearsheimer and the war over the Israel Lobby, round two

Excellent Article about France, nuclear dilplomacy


Osama walks into a bar and George says:

Since I've noticed

Iran's Guard builds a fiscal empire

What is sometimes a REAL double standard...

Let's get Keith Olbermann to cover this article Sunday night on NBC!

The NOLA discussion on WJ

My Neighbor Doesn't Vote, I Do

Iraqi Red Crescent: 1.14M Iraqis have been displaced

Jesse Jackson in UK.

SSSS on my boarding pass

Gore's not going to run, imo....(and there is a LOT more I could 'opine' about this.....

People, you got to see this!

In view of how little Bush seems to have learned about "the lessons of Vietnam"...

Is it not time to let our "young men dream visions?"

Beer runners’ flour trail a recipe for trouble

Sen. Warner on MTP-----now. says he trying to get the attention of Bush and

A humble reminder.

Heh. Hitchens is getting sick of Bush

Glenn Greenwald on now on C-Span 2 Book TV

New bore hole drilled at Utah mine finds no sign of life

US Intelligence: Maliki and other leaders of Iraq are ineffective

go to C-SPAN2 it is about the CHINA WARS book.. Peter Navarro, GOT TO SEE IT.

4,000 National Guardsmen Give Call For US Withdrawal From Iraq-A STANDING OVATION!

CNN Reliable sources "is Fox playing down the war?"

For Spiro AGNEW, being Veep had some perks. Who knew.

Anyone here ever read any Eric Hoffer?

Watching "Today" Sunday

Almost all vehicles banned in Baghdad indefinitely

Jim Webb on This Gorge Stephannopolis show. NOW>

Author claims US invasion of Iraq 'fulfilled Osama bin Laden's wish'

WOW Corruption in my local police Dept?

Demonstrators showing a touch of gray

Does anyone see any Republic candidates that are not * retreads to the factor of 100?

Gloria B(wh)orger gets a face-lift and moves to FNS!

the 6th year of the great and glorious war in Iraq

'Blasphemous' balls anger Afghans - BBC

Is the Democratic Party too hung up on tradition? (re: fight over the primary dates)

More U.S. Women Dying In Childbirth

Alberto R. Gonzales on the Resignation of Assistant Attorney General Wan J. Kim

Chris Wallace did a hit piece on Bill Moyers this morning

Two Types of People

PBS doing a show on Darwin/evolutuon.

From the Onion: Democratic Mob Censures Bush in Effigy

George Wallace's shooter to leave Maryland prison

Taliban Raise Poppy Production to a Record Again

On Right now CNN's Amanpour's Army of God, God's Warriors. Christian Fundies

Montreal Metro cracking apart


The Great Iraq Swindle (Rolling Stones Magazine)

Looking for info on covert and false flag operations by former communist countries

Oh God, please stop this insanity!! DUers, time to TAKE A STAND!!

Bush could stay in power after 2009!

Update on Robert Levinson, former FBI agent, now missing in Iran since March, 2007

Former US-installed Iraqi prime minister returning to Iraq

Ok. This terrorism related story makes me want to rip my hair out.


William Rivers Pitt acknowledges the Magnificent Democratic Underground.

“The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.”

Equator HD TV today about a dam on the Yangtze River displacing millions and demolishing cities.

When are you most likely to rant at

Why the hell should our soldiers fight and die for a government not destined to become a democracy?

Dogfighting called out of control in South Florida

Grace Slick: republican?

Just A Reminder - Keith Olbermann (Countdown) Will Be On NBC At 7:00 Eastern

IMO, ANY religous fundamentalism in a candidate is a big problem.

Menu Foods And Wal-Mart Reshelving Recalled Cat Food

The "Ten Fingers of Stupidity."

Any DU'ers listen to Town Hall Meeting on C-Span w/ RW Tom Davis (VA)?

Dixie Chicks vs. Ted Nugent: Media bias simply put

Well, that's the last time I eat fast food. What to do now? (gross alert)

Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt - Two Pro-Democracy Activists murdered right in Washington DC

Miss Teen South Carolina, part of the 1/5 of America that can't locate the US on a map.

BREAKING: A seventh hole will be drilled into a Utah mine where six men were trapped

something fun/positive: huge windmill blades arrive in Milwaukee harbor

JERSEY GIRLS An Open Letter To All Senate Judiciary Committee Members

Pentagon to implant microchips in soldiers' brains

Maggots found in ear of nursing home resident

Very Interesting: Kucinich putting the HEAT(literally) on oil companies

Thinkers Anonymous

Comcast Cuts Off Heavy Internet Users, But Won't Define What A "Heavy User" Is

We've lost a core of DU "Intellectual/Spiritualists" who think...Where Did You Go?

I Miss "Code Pink"

Primitives ... living in mommy's basement

"Who in their right mind would send 360 tons of cash into a war zone?"

What have the Democrats learned after first assuming the majority in both the Senate ...

David Broder steps in it again "Bloomberg and Hagel 2008" and readers respond.

I miss William Pitt

the ineffective and YEAH GOP-butt=kissing mayor of new orleans

Odierno: Troop Reductions Must Begin By April ‘08

From A Soldiers Blog: "George Bush-WE'RE ALL FLESH & BLOOD-EVERY LIFE IS SACRED"

DAMMIT! NARAL CALLED ME ...Asking for MONEY! I told them FUCK OFF!

Father angry at UK soldier son death caused by friendly fire in Afghanistan.


Way Under Budget, Way Ahead of Schedule

Mystery of the UFO Haiti youtube video solved!

Greek fires reach ancient Olympics site

My ex and her RW boyfriend sent me this. Telling me that George Carlin is a RWer.

Well I finally watched the Chicago/AFL-CIO debate I'd TiVo'ed. Kucinich was great!

Iraq Body Count Running at Double Pace

Talk to me on February 6th, 2008 about an AL Gore run.

Wounded troops find healing in Colo. outdoors


John & Elizabeth Edwards On Face the Nation RIGHT NOW..

CIA and Vatican edit Wikipedia entries

Impeachment: Futile or merely impossible?

For everybody's talk of "Martial law, police state, oh my god this isn't really great!"

Ted Haggard Wants Your Dough ~~ But Doesn't Need It...

I am watching MTP and I just GOTTA know...

Great article by Gerald Coles on education and health care coverage for kids

United States joins generals and crooks in Pakistan

Vatican blasts Italian coverage of scandals (Getting lessons from the Bush Machine)

A little pick-me-up to start off your Sunday morning. Enjoy!

If you know any GOPers who don't like bush, but are for some odd reason


Does anyone have that link for the animal shelter that is taking Vick shirt donations??

Worst explanation of the week: Two-year old, used diapers in a plastic bag left from a fam trip

Does "God"/"Mother Nature" HATE THE RED STATES?

A Simple - Maybe Too Simple - Solution To The Primary Election Date Mess

Chris Wallace just knocked Bill Moyers letter that he has on his website dealing

Sad day for Utah miners families: Hopes vanish, Mr. Microphone mine owner moves on

RADICAL FRINGE TOON Sun 8/26 Catch 22 2007 style

Reminder!! Countdown w/Keith Olbermann will be on NBC tonight @ 7:00pm EST

Keith looks even BETTER on Sunday

60 Minutes: The NOLA doctor. Euthanasia?

Direct TV's Pittsburth Broadcast shows Countdown but is show some football bullshit

ABC News Misleads on The Subject of Global Warming

If you write to a candidate thanking them, and their only response is the canned one,

Is There A Way To Google Bomb The Rolling Stone Iraq Swindle Article ???

Fred is looking great these days, isn't he?

Anti-choice doesn't end at Roe v. Wade -- they're after Griswold too.

Kristol: Let’s ‘Stretch Our Army And Marines’ For ‘Another Year Or So’ In Iraq

There's a message in here, somewhere

ATTENTION: Link to coverage of Countdown on NBC 7 PM ET/6 PM CT

Escalation Architect (Kagan) Bemoans Label Of ‘Armchair General,’ Claims Iraqi Deaths Are ‘Way Down’

Newsweek: "The Ongoing Hunt For bin Laden" Bombing Caves Not Sexy Enough

Where do you think DU fits in the spectrum of the Democratic Party?

Steve Clemons: HRC is demonstrating a disturbing trend towards continuity of Bush policies

Network Worst Persons:

"Flying mattress" to cross Atlantic

I'm thinking we need a better term for the corporatocracy... Perhaps "Corporaproxy"?

so the History channel is showing the distorted histor y of

I Am So God Dam Mad At Direct TV

DU this poll: "Are labor unions still relevant in today’s working world?"

C'mon, you know you want some junk science with your coffee.Evolution tells us why "girls like pink"

ANTI-WAR RALLY: 'Ready for a change'

Here is a video everyone should watch from grade school to

300 to 400 billion barrels of Oil Say: We’re Never Leaving Iraq….

Cast-iron cookware from China

Just what exactly is "the new war", Senator Clinton?

Columnist issues warning to readers, By Garrison Keillor

ANOTHER Culture of Corruption Congress Critter Bites the Retirement Bullet

This is ridiculous, we need to stop the unrepresentative state of Iowa from having the first say

Today is the 87th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment.

I know many of you don't like to discuss the Royal Family, so please don't post in this thread

'Blasphemous' balls anger Afghans

Opus Censored By Washington Post, At Least 24 Other Papers (See Comic Here)

Bob Baer is on kpfk right now with Ian Masters

WHAT TO DO? WHAT TO DO? Taking Action In The Face Of Collapse

Plane w/ "Impeach" Banner Over Boston Saturday

Security expert: "We're one terrorist attack away from a police state,"

Chertoff to replace Gonzo as Attorney General?

Bush admin no longer to blame for MN bridge collapse - pigeon poop is!

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - "Do Americans Still Support The Mission...?"

An apartment complex in Barbados collapsed into a cave early

romney's worried about the movie about Brigham Young, "September Dawn"

"Meet The Neocons"

Reckless Abandonment (WAPO) "Bush Admin Actually Wants Big Easy To Die On The Vine"


My documentary on the Crawford Uprising coming soon to a film festival near you


Want to stop deforestation and slow the effects of global warming? Legalize hemp now.

Jack Van Impe has figured out what the recent market downturn means.....

The Gestapo of the 21st century, sanctioned by the United States Army.

Under 8 hours now before Keith wakes up lots of people! I wonder what stories

Top 10 Money Drains

Right wing religious leaders still active...some getting higher profiles.

A Spokesperson for the 29%: Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!

Do you think that the CONS will run on the good economy?

Secret Iranian war plan captured by Kurds

Some cranky thoughts after 27,000 DU posts

St. Petersburg Times: A cagey way to keep voters from being counted

Childhood friend of George Bush to head Iraq propaganda effort

Clay Bennett (CS Monitor) on Michael Vick

Abortion and the Law, CBS 1965

Has SCIENCE ever weighed in on the issue of "personhood"?

Vegetarian diet best for combatting global warming?

Progressive radio and the right wing mythology

Freedom has been dead for decades, we are just hearing the swan song..

I'd Like a Little Help Re: Ted Nugent

Guatemala 'on brink of ruin' after 40 murdered

Credit Card Debt

Barack Obama tests Hillary Rodham Clinton's Broward County lead

Obama Names Republicans He'll Work With

When It comes to Foreign Policy, What counts as Experience

Republican Mental Illness

The History Channel Is Running A Program Debunking 911 Conspiracy Theories......

Italy: how (Bush-admirer) Berlusconi founded a new Party and called it "Freedom Party"

Another Reason Florida is wrong

An Overview of the 2008 Presidential Campaigns - August 25, 2007

Mining Rove’s Katrina Legacy

There oughta be a law. Oh, yeah, there is, but....

Heads Up: Edwards and Elizabeth will be on Face The Nation for the entire show this Sun.

Urge the Kroger Co. to adopt a consistent policy on stocking Plan B!

Race row hits memorial for Martin Luther King

Iraqi leader lashes back at U.S. critics

New Jersey Strengthens Mine Safety Laws (200 operating mines in the state)

Michigan warned: Dems order Fla. to rescind early primary or lose delegates

Joe (the black eagle)Madison: there will not be a Clinton Obama ticket or vise versa

Juan Cole is coming to the Chelsea Depot in MI on Wed, Aug 29th @ 7:30 PM

OK, I don't know if this item is pro or anti Hillary

How oil companies are taking advantage of basic thermal science to squeeze

There is no such thing as a fair and equitable primary schedule.

We Must Close the Wealth Gap. We Must Vote

The stand-off between the DNC and Florida will come down to one thing.

Obama and Edwards Step Up Attacks on Front-Runner Clinton

Obama Only Democratic Candidate to Pledge "Google Government"

Is Hillary Still A Republican?

Richardson slams Limpbaugh over outrageous statement about Darfur

Ringling Brothers Will Stand Trial for Elephant Abuse (Circus Withheld Evidence plus video)

I saw Obama in person last night

The Gay and Lesbian Voting Bloc

Hillary hangin with celbs in MASS

Photos: Barack Obama visits New Orleans today, three days before the second anniversary of Katrina

Calling a Democratic candidate a "Republican"

Schieffer falsely claimed Clinton is "saying ... maybe the surge is working"

The 18 Percent Congress

1 America or 2 Americas? Which statement do you agree with?

Why the ability to Trust a Candidate (even a little bit) is so Vital to Me

The Democratic candidates' positions on Cuba

'Blasphemous' balls anger Afghans

Who would be the best VP choice for John Edwards?

Guliani Is An Idiot Are People Just as Foolish

McConnell (turtle-face scumbag - KY) says Chimpy "will lead us in a different direction in Sept"

Sunday DU meta fun

Mainstream News "Swiftboating" Peace

How many congress critters have superdelegate status?

Florida may as well move its primary ahead of the Iowa caucus.

What's your POTUS / VP pick

Can FL democratic leaders just appoint their delegates to whoever wins the Jan 29th beauty contest?

GOP Activists Root for Clinton Win

Warner may back Dems' bill on withdrawal

Anika Lawal would welcome such an explanation from the current commander in chief

Newsweek Splashes "Hunt For Bin Laden" Expose

The Games U.S. Plays

On the Streets of Chicago, A Candidate Comes of Age

Anti-choice and phoney baloney racism accusations.

NYT "kids" article is hit piece on Edwards

GOP Activists Root for Clinton Win

Boomer site pitches own political tent

Omaha Steve rates the candidates or who pissed in the Democrats pool?

The Challenges Facing Obama and Clinton

Obama: I Get My Mideast Advice From Dennis Ross

Obama on New Orleans

Made Love, Got War

Obama's Odyssey

Have you seen this, I thought it was great

Bush Fares Worse In Polls Than Congressional Democrats, Despite MSM Spin

Need help "DUing" Ari Fleischer's propaganda

Ankle-biters gin up a 'gaffe' in attempt to thwart Hillary

Clinton Stumps With Celebs in Vineyard

Obama v. Alan Keyes on GAY MARRIAGE circa 2004

Clinton, Romney Unveil Contrasting Health Care Visions

Seriously, WHO CARES which states go first in the Democratic primary?

Biden pushing hard to wow Iowans

Sign petition to save Air America in San Diego - only 363 signatures so far, please help!

Politico's Johnathan Martin at Midwest RLC: 'Nobody but Hillary' is the Hope of the GOP

Campus Crusaders: The students at Patrick Henry College do want to take over the world

John Edwards had said, "Don't replace Corporate Republicans with Corporate Democrats."

Bobby Kennedy Jr. Visits L.A.; Speaks At NeoCon Xpress

Is Obama the "moderate" candidate?

Doc tells Pelosi to impeach Bush during 9th Ward visit

A few thoughts after a long absence

Photos: Barack Obama delivers a speech at a campaign stop today in Lexington, KY

What Florida should do in response to the DNC's threat is ...

Iraq's Maliki Lashes Out At Hillary Clinton

This will surely help Obama's electability with the key 50+ demographic...

Obama table in Madison: August 25 Edition

Hillary Clinton lacks experience.

John Edwards: "My view is, you give them a seat at the table, they eat all the food!"