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Archives: February 18, 2007

CommonDreams: American Betrayal

Barbara Miller: Who Will Protect and Defend Our Military From the Bush Administration?

Uk: Troop reduction in Iraq delayed after pressure from US

An Inconvenient Responsibility: Doing All You Can To End The War

Brutal reality of battle for hearts and minds

Military Justice Goes AWOL

The plug-in hybrid carving three-wheeler from Venture (

Okay energy experts - what's the answer?

These GW denialists make my IQ drop just reading thier BS message board posts...

The Voting Crisis in America

Britney shaves head, deep end definitely in sight

House Dems back fed. shield law; Would protect reporters from revealing sources to govt prosecutors

Coalition chopper crashes in Afghanistan

Calif. awards $45M in stem cell grants

Giuliani praises conservative judges (esp. Alito & Scalia)

With One Word, Children’s Book Sets Off Uproar (NYT)

Whale meat cargo must come to NZ (by law; meat would be confiscated)

Soldiers Face Neglect, Frustration At Army's Top Medical Facility

AP: Ecuador President Threatens to Resign

AP: Suspect in Wiesel Attack Is Arrested

Britney shaves head, deep end definitely in sight

Britney Spears shaves her tattoos and gets head!

I have asked to be duplicated.

I am so totally blown away!

Anybody else having trouble getting into their Yahoo mail? I've been trying for hours and can't get

I have asked to be matriculated.

idg, we both have milestones today!

I have asked to be duplicated.

*AHEM* About "shaving one's pubes"

Are your pubes cold right now?

So, I'm no engineer, nor do I have any credentials for design

I need more drama!

SPK is a liar, liar!

I have asked to be boned

I am starstruck and broke

Well, it ain't gonna shave itself

The 30 minute time management thread.

My husband cooked tonight's dinner

Will you still need me, will you still feed me, now that I'm 64?

I am starless and broke

Cowardice In The Senate; The Time To Act Is Now

"Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills!"

I'm supposed to be at a play.

"Grease Babies"

*AHEM* About "shaving one's head"

Need help identifying some booze!!!

Anyone here listen to Ray LaMontagne?

Newsflash WHY Britney got her hair cut: off.

100 One Hit Wonders on VH1 right now...

It's a little late for this, but...."No, I won't be your valentine!"

S.O. S.

Man wins $25,000 lottery two days in row!!!!!!!

I am pantsless and broke

I would LOVE to have phone sex with Dave Diomante-boxing announcer

I just baked a batch of brownies!


viking kitties

Captain & Tenille

Enchanted Highway

Update on my grandma: not good news (prayers would be appreciated)

I feel crepey

We should be able to give someone a little donkey, similar to the hearts, if they

Apparently I am a dork.

*AHEM* About "shaving one's cubes"

I'm craving a hot dog.

I Am Starbucks And A Bloke

Please send this to the lounge. I mistakenly posted this here.

I have NO ice cream ! ! NONE .. and I made

I used to have Sniffa on ignore....

How Many Of You Have Relatives, Friends/Significant Others Who Post On DU?

What's wrong with America?

Okay, so Ghost Rider was... adequate.

So this is how pretty I am.

Body Found

I've been sitting here noticing stupid little things

OMG, a man wrote this!

Your choice for Best Picture

Help distract me with a PIC thread!

What is the strangest thing you’ve never eaten?

Darwin says, "Please don't boil me."

I feel crapy

Britney didn't "shave her head" so stop saying that

This hideous kitchen was found in a home listed at $985,000

Music for a Saturday night - laid back and chilled out (Youtube)

I'm 40 years old and I think I have a crush on Justin Timerlake

Hey Nicole! Haruka Has Your Other Slipper!

My Friend Won't Drink Water Out of the Tap

I just got a new Dyson vacuum cleaner and I'm so thrilled!

Do you have a personal quality/characteristic/habit that embarrasses even you?

Okay, which one of you fuckers didn't get me a heart? Oh, wait. That would be ALL of you.

Thanks for the nice messages last night, guys. The crisis has passed, this time.

So this is how petty I am.

Name a celebrity that you think would be cool as hell to hang out with.

The dog next door is barking AGAIN

Are your feet cold right now?

I'm on a Country and Western jag. What should I download?

What Do You Do For A Living? Do You Like Your Job?

Does anyone remember the pregnant cat i found and rescued a couple of years ago?

Texas Baptist group tries to block 18 coal power plants

Training event set on ministry to gays

Mandaean religion in danger of extinction

At times, Christianity seems ridiculous to me.

Wolfpack STUNS UNC

#1 Florida loses to Vanderbilt

FYI: I posted a Law of Attraction thread in GD

Soldiers Face Neglect, Frustration At Army's Top Medical Facility

Lawsuit Over Fake Kerry-Fonda Photo Hits Setback

Article mentioning Kerry positively

NY Times thinks Clinton following in Senator Kerry's footsteps:

Wonderful brief bio of Senator Kerry -mentions Iran-Contra and work on environmental issues

Women On The Move: Sharon Stone speaks out on Election 2004

it's the devils handy work...Fossil Factory

Go ahead , this made my day !

Food Politics and Safety Issues . . . interesting website . . .

Want to hear a crazy person speak? Listen to this "debate" with Frank Gaffney

Hospital Addresses Soldiers' Complaints

And the father of Anna Nicole's baby is...Stephen Colbert

Chicago Tribune sues Fox News over 'Red Eye'

Hillary Clinton urges troop withdrawal to begin in 90 days

Sample headlines: "Senate GOP Foils Debate on Iraq Surge"

Senator Byrd Is In Line For Presidency After Pelosi

Iraq/Homeland Security

Trial Lawyers and the Democratic Party

US 'dumped' report into UK troops' crash ordeal (The Observer)

The Real Treason:Our maimed soldiers

The higher power of lucky

Who Will Protect and Defend Our Military From the Bush Administration?

Is Pelosi The Most Left-Wing Speaker the US has ever had?

Duck and Cover Iraq style

Must see TV.

They like me, they like me!

Cowardice In The Senate; The Time To Act Is Now

Watch Hillary's new video statement on Iraq

Plan seen behind downings of U.S. copters: report

Regarding my Valentine's heart

Mountains of homes still listed for sale

Just one hour left! Your last chance to

The troops morale IS being affected by Congressional Resolutions

Clinton Gives War Critics New Answer on ’02 Vote

Washington State House Passes Shield Law

C-SPAN1, Television Journalism-Brian Williams (NBC)-American Perspectives

Thanks for the Heart! I'm sure there's another place to say this but I can't find it.

Sen. Chuck Schumer VS. Newt Gingrich on CSPAN2 now! 10pm

NY Post': Those Who Oppose 'Surge' in Congress Are Guilty of 'Treason'

Iraq and Homeland Security (by Gary Hart)

Thank You To Whoever Sent Me the Heart

I would like to say "thank you" to my secret admirer, for my valentine heart

CNN Headline News is positively dreadful.

NEWS of the TIMES: Crisis in Africa! (Tom the Dancinig Bug 'TOON)

It's too quiet out there in our Liberal Media Sites & MSM news ....

If Someone Looked At You Right Now With Big Blue Eyes and

The US vs John Lennon

S.O. S.

The economy would dramatically change if Google picked up Haiku and made it the GoogleOS.

Man wins $25,000 lottery two days in row!!!!!!!

W's imaginary friend (Non Sequitur 'TOON)

My Friend Won't Drink Water Out of the Tap

Operation Occupation: Rep. Adam Schiff

FNC To Host Democratic Presidential Debate

I'll give you a genuine American Nickel

Frank Rich: Oh What a Malleable War

Robert Parry has a new, and lengthy, article on Reverend Moon

Coalition chopper crashes in Afghanistan

Turning The Tables ....Again!

"The King of Hearts" perhaps the best anti-war film ever is on PBS tonight.

So Tell People Right Here How you Really Feel

History of Al Qaeda on cspan now

Report Kuwait sending Depleted Uranium back to U.S.

WaPo: Soldiers Face Neglect, Frustration At Army's Top Medical Facility

Help please with details of new minimum wage law?

UFW feeds farm workers (rock on UFW)

Water Wars

Vote in the Rapid City Journal poll re: Iraq Surge Resolution.

Connecticut Registered Voters - RECALL LIEberman

Stallone Detained At Sydney Airport

Who will be the First WOMAN President?

The Irony of the Republican Presidential Primary.....

bush being advised to bypass Congress, rule by exec. order

Malkin: “I’m skeptical of anything w/ ‘Bill of Rights’ attached to it”

Talk About A Prima Dona!

"Compassionate" Bush will reduce the deficit on the backs of the disabled

Jackasses met during anti-war protests

Besides sour grapes at being in the minority, what is the benefit to rethugs

What war? Relaxed and chatty Laura Bush pads through WH.....

Feburary Photo Contest, Group One

The Mystery Man in Scooter Libby Trial

why do minority equality issues get a fraction of the attention on DU as Iraq?

Obama admired in Europe, Asia and Africa

Soldiers Face Neglect, Frustration At Army's Top Medical Facility

XM 167 - Air America Radio.....

Let's Flex Our Non-Consumer Muscles

Let's chat about stereotypes - what are some you may have, and where do they come from?

"At the morgue" -- from the McClatchy Baghdad Bureau "Inside Iraq" blog


Sen. Clinton Calls For Pull Out of Iraq to Begin Within 90 Days (can this be true?)

Quintessential Murdoch: Bimbos & vile propahanda. In that order. (pic)

So I was talking to an airline pilot at JFK the other day.

The Authoritarians

Airline Passenger "BILL OF RIGHTS" to be Introduced by Senator Boxer!

Chief Illiniwek mascot dropped

Anti-war, pro-peace and the Law of Attraction

February Photo Contest, Group One

February Photo Contest, Group Two

Mods, please move to General Disscusion

O’Reilly Celebrated Analyst Who Falsely Claimed He ‘Severed Ties’ With NBC

To all Political Advisers here at DU....

I wish I could attend this event!

Obama phenomenon around the world!

What about a specific forum for locked threads that are controversial but worthy of further

Really Lame.

Great Post By Bill Maher

Border Guards should be pardoned..... (Part 3)

DU help please: Anybody have the record of votes from the senate today?

Rosen claimed he "stumbled" in calling Obama "Osama" three times during broadcast

This is way old news but... I had no idea that Clark trounced Huckabee in an AR poll

Clinton urges start of Iraq pullout in 90 days (Reuters)

Found: Clinton's deadline

Is it common knowledge

Of Rivers, Creeks, and a Lack of Paddles ...

US News and World Report: 10 Worst President (Latest tally)

Slate: Obama's South Carolina Debut - Feeling the love in Columbia.

Cowardice In The Senate; The Time To Act Is Now

The real Rudy

Clinton Gives War Critics New Answer on ’02 Vote

Border Guards should be pardoned..... (Part 2)

The Revolution will not be Televised

NADER to the rescue! of Republicans

Why Clinton's Not Sorry: Maintaining (Imperialistic?) Power for Executive Branch

Watch Hillary's new video statement on Iraq

White House Advisers Searching for Ways to ‘Bypass Congress Altogether’

Has John Edwards ever worked a pro bono case?

Bush: Turning His Back on Soldiers at Home and Abroad

Cheney seeks greater war effort from allies

State doesn't support McConnell; so Bush is coming to his fundraiser

Frank Rich: Oh What a Malleable War

End is Nigh by Jane Smiley at the Huffington Post

Bush looks to historic parallels for final legacy

Will the Dems Finally Play Hardball? By Robert Parry

Newsweek: Mystery Man in Libby Trial and His "Off the Record Club"

E&P: When the 'Surge' Might Have Been Stopped -- Editorial Pages Punted

Corporate America: Do The Right Thing

Immigrants: They Are America

Duplicate Post - Sorry

Clinton Tries New Approach on Iraq Vote (says to take a walk)

Dick Cheney’s Dangerous Son-in-Law

The American Prospect: Sick Transit

War with Iran: IEDs and o-i-l

Fighting them "over there"


IT outsourcing in US to increase at 5.9%

Gulf states eye oil windfall. Environmental projects may fall by wayside.

War On Terrorism: Protect them from us

Cheney comes with appreciation, though maybe not for Rudd

There Was No 'Smart' Way to Invade Iraq

Morford: I'm A Straight Liberal No More!

The Nation: War Drums on Iran

Cheney seeks greater war effort from allies

Oh What a Malleable War (Frank Rich)

Last chance summit for fading Condi

White House delivers surge in lies, hypocrisy

US servers now use more electricity than color TVs

Vegetarianism and the Environment

Investor group unveils climate blacklist

In energy conservation, California sees the light


Region emerges as a leader in renewable power sources (MN)

Woman, 6 children die in Greene County fire

US, China 'must act to avert disaster'

Inherit the Wind

US, Israel threaten to shun Palestinian govt

Court orders settlers to leave building in East Jerusalem

Muslim prayer room found near Mugrabi Gate

Rice meets Abbas to discuss Palestinian unity deal

'Outposts,' stepchildren of Israel's settlement drive, are thriving in the West Bank

Israel, U.S. May Shun Palestinian Gov't

Questions Still Smolder!

9/11 Questions Still Smolder

2008 Election Series Premiere - 10 dates in February

HOLT BILL ON TRIAL: Election Reform, Fraud, & News Sunday 02/18/07

Feinstein Hearing: The Hazards of Electronic Voting

Can We Work within the system ? (Autorank hits a HOMERUN!)

'08 hopefuls campaign amid vote on Iraq

Breaking BBC - Helicopter Down - Afghanistan

Rice in Jerusalem to press for peace (I wish Madeline was back in the

(HR) Clinton urges start of Iraq pullout in 90 days

Iraqi insurgents targeting US helicopters: report

Battle between ‘crock’ McCain and 'weird' Giuliani (age a factor for McCain)

Did Bush have financial linkswith the scandal-plagued Enron?

Russia, Qatar discuss creation of OPEC-style natural gas cartel

Democrats Fail in Bid to Vote on Surge


(Reuters) Four killed in Mogadishu car explosion: witnesses

Terry (R-Ne) backs plan to expand intelligence facility at Offutt (Air Force Base)

Hagel (R-Ne) cheers word of Middle East diplomatic plans

Gulf states eye oil windfall. Environmental projects may fall by wayside.

US Navy Responds to Iranian Naval Exercises (LA Times)

Cheney seeks greater war effort from allies

Bush looks to historic parallels for final legacy

Hagel(R-Ne), Nelson(D-Ne) blast Senate for failing to move resolution

JetBlue cancels more flights into Monday

U.S. base with vital role in drug war facing closure

2 Baghdad car bombs kill 56, injure 127

Woman, 6 children die in Greene County fire

‘Security forces’ rob Baghdad academics

Reuters: Black box in Brazil crash reveals series of errors

8 U.S. Troops Die in Afghan Copter Crash

Marine gets 8 years in Iraqi killing

Reuters: Iraq VP wants Shi'ite militia named terror group

Reuters: Car bombs kill 31 in Baghdad despite crackdown

Democrats regroup after setback in Congress on Bush Iraq vote

Dems Mull Plan to Change Iraq Resolution

MNF Iraq: Grenade attack targets MND-B patrol (2 incidents, 2 dead)

ABC (Australia): Hicks could be home this year, says Downer

Cuba honors American who made Castro a legend

Critics: Colombia Manipulates Crime Data

(Tony) Snow disputes claim that Iraq is blunder

Evolution Memo Prompts Call For Apology (Georgia Republican Legislator)

Rice scrambles to salvage Mideast peace initiative

Indian Gov't to Raise Unwanted Girls (ABC News)

Iran flap exposes public skepticism of US intelligence, intentions

Inventor of the TV remote dies

FCC meeting to focus on media consolidation

Fox Opens Competition With CNBC With Jab ("more business-friendly" than rival)

Man sues IBM over firing, says he's an Internet addict

Reid: (CNN) Iraq war 'worst foreign policy mistake' in U.S. history

call the whitecoats! La Bamba

Why don't kids believe in Cheddar Man anymore?

Night all. Gotta work in the mornin' Have a good one.

So, this is how pretty I am

Hormel eating? Anyone else participate?

This is only a test

Am I in a musical nut?

Your favorite apres snack?

I am contemplating taking a break from DU.

Hey, Rev_Acts! I got paid.

14 minutes to answer all your questions

Am I in a musical rut?

This ol' douchebag is going to bed

Am I in a musical hut?

I rode 17 miles today -- on a porpoise!

Did you ever wonder... "What ever happened to Strawberry Letters 1 through 22?"

Half trashed... bored... and the last one awake... Ask me anything!

Has anyone seen "I Love Egg"?

Now I am going to bed.

In my day...

Say Something Smart

Why Didn't My Polls work?

I Have This Image In My Head That I'm Out On A Beach At Night Right Now

You have got to be kidding!


I walked 17 miles today -- on purpose!

If you were gender dysphoric or "transgender"

I can't sleep.

One more thing before I retire! With Elrond Hubbard in mind.

I'm 44 years old and I think I would like to see Justin Timberlake crushed

I just had a nightmare...

Xin Nean Quai Le - Happy New Year (Year of the Pig)

Grateful Dead Fans Check In

Am I a bad mother?

Anybody up for some dream analysis?

thank the GODS for bloody mary's

Britney shaves head, film @ 11 eom

Have not slept a wink....

This is quite annoying but very addicting.......

Making the parents proud!

DUers: PENISES: Remove them from circulation?

Any bad conversions of former chain restaurants near you?

I feel creepy. (lame copycat, sorry Writer!)

Happy Year of the Fire Pig!

Am i a musical slut?

So big breated scantily clad women are now using their bodies

Is the movie "Ghostbusters" any good?

Live Mardi Gras Parade Cam

Bad (but funny) Bushie joke

fox news babes set to music----video from you tube


Storm whips paraglider to heights of 32,000 ft...and she lives!!

Plushy dog toy tip. Check sound before purchase. Hamster dance. Yes that. All day long.

I'm going to see Ghost Rider today before Daytona

Has it been too long?

Click here to see some balls

Youtube now officially sucks

Hormel eating- anyone else participate?

Who wants to cook dinner for me today ? I feel so lazy lol.

Symbol of our times

Thank you to the secret admirer...

Music teachers: what part of the national standards would ear training fall under?

I heard "Stuck in the Middle With You" on the radio today

Cat massages dog

What's the best way to refer to this area of Africa?

U.S. DUers: PENNIES: Remove them from circulation?

Help? Need a present for my best friend.


Isle-like pie.

I like pie

My Friend Won't Drink Water Out of the Toilet

Awesome online Word Puzzle site

Owen loves his momma

Have you ever discussed disgust?

Why am I always in a foul mood on Sundays?

It is *all* Spider Jerusalem's fault - Music for a Sunday Morning...

I like pi.

"High Plains Drifter" is on AMC right now

Valentines Day Poem...Read it and tell me what you think

I just made a giant pot of gumbo.....anyone up for some?

There's a Kitler in my back yard right now!

Why am I always in a Fish mood on Sunday?

I just made a giant gumbo of pot.....anyone up for some?

Has anyone ever told you s/he loves you when you didn't feel the same?

"If you like Pina Coladas..."

Suspect accused of hitting girl with frozen meat awaits preliminary hearing.

Thank you, secret admirers!

I like PJs...

OMG You HAVE to see this SICK hockey fight!

Sunday afternoon drinking thread

Roundabouts - worthy or waste?

I went to my (future)BIL's bachelor party last night, ask me anything!

I like PI's

I wonder if I can couterfeit valentine's hearts?

I'm like Pi.

I now know her name: Ellen Foley

Celtic Woman Fans: My PBS station is playing the new concert.

Describe your dream home.

Health Valley Vegetable Barley soup is wicked tasty! It just needs to be said.

THE ROAD, by Cormac McCarthy. Holy Shite!

If you HAD to live a life of complete abstinence, with what vice would you replace sex?


My Friend Won't Drink Beer Out of The Tap

My grandmother passed away this morning.

Cat location update

do you think auto repair places are all open on monday?

I've been asked to say "grace" at a Jackson Day Dinner

darn bug anyhow...

Old car buffs...interesting find here:


I like pie

Isn't this pretty?

Who is the wise-ass who got a valentine's heart for Name Removed?

Left Turns

Does anyone know how to get rid of the DRM from itunes downloads?

Can someone explain the Barry Gibb Talk Show to me

Official DU attempt to break world's record for most tangerines in one thread

Official DU attempt to break world's record for most trombones pics in one thread...

The transistion to Mac from Windoze...Interesting so far...

Sunday morning breakfast with dad (pics)

You know, double majoring in Biology and English may be the best decision of my life

Time to check your elderly parents' medicine cabinet

Hey Rev Acts! I Got Laid.

Do you have a personal quality/characteristic/habit that even embarrasses you?

I'm just going to come out and say it....

If you decapitate someone and throw the head in a river...

Where did "tastes like chicken" originate for weird food?

Anyone had any luck with or other similar sites?

Another reason, among many, why dogs rule.

Men who fold their hands

How much do you tip your paper carrier?

Has anyone here told the person they gave a heart to it was them?

Post an annoying moving gif or jpeg, then give it a sound effect

So I'm planning on buying a hybrid.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 2/18/07)

Online (free) poker...

You talking to me?

Our new puppy! ===> PICTURES

Congratulations undeterred!! 10,000 posts

found out my new boss's weak spot (but I still love my new job)

My week of 100% suckage

Advice needed-spousal abuse

Medical terminology flash cards - what a blast!


I just got a new Dyson sphere and I'm so thrilled!

your perfect person

I like people who look "soft" and welcoming. Sensitive.

Official DU attempt to break world's record for most trampoline pics in one thread...

Does anyone have co-workers who insist on typing in all caps?

Hormonal eating - anyone else participate?

What do you WISH you were doing for a living?

What do you think of the new one dollar coin?

How much would this house cost where you live?

Official DU attempt to break world's record for most tangents in one thread

Preaching fashion. Minister advises clergy on style

Sisters in Islam (Malaysia)

Question for believers. Is doubt a vice or a virtue with regard to your faith?

San Francisco: Demonstrators protest 'ex-gay' seminar

Gay Mayor of North Miami invites Tim HARDaway to spend a day with his family

A Kiss...Get Over It!

The Stars This Week: "Endings and Beginnings" - Feb. 19 - Feb. 25, 2007

A picture of Saracat who does thank you all I am sure!

I found some predictions for the rest of '07 that made my hair stand on end.

Havidol--When More is Not Enough!!

My friends, I need some positive energy

If you have PBS out of Boston; Celtic Woman is on now! Very uplifting!

Support the Troops. Set a Deadline.

TomP needs

WaPo article: Walter Reed treatment of wounded, Welcome to Hell

The Boston Globe about how Kerry and Edwards responded to the Swift Boats

The Person I Admire the Most

O'Reilly cuts mic on Radio Factor interview after guest questions his journalistic standards

Tim HARDaway's Frighteningly inappropriate comments elicit bizarrely inappropriate laughter

Labor 2006 in Columbus

Be Heard

TV show depicts plane crashed into WTC six months before 9/11

Kicked Out of Hardesty PUBLIC School For Refusing To Say Lords Prayer

i'm mad as hell and I'M NOT GONNA TAKE IT ANYMORE!!

Panel on Atheism, CNN's Paula Zahn Now

Please send this to the lounge. I mistakenly posted this here.

Check In If you are experiencing Too Much Peace

I just realized somebody actually gave me a heart!

High suicide rate among troops in Iraq continues

Happy New Year! ***4705***

Bush World or Through the Looking-Glass

Peace and Air and Water

Body Found

9/11 Widows Keep on Asking the Tough Questions (Sign Petition)

I am confused.. I am watching the Health subcommittee hearings

BOO! Be VERY afraid...

Russia, Qatar discuss creation of OPEC-style natural gas cartel

2008 Democratic Primary: Has there ever been this many great candidates?

9/11 Questions Still Smolder

WJ this morning: Is there a liberal resurgence

"Democrats lose..." "Democrats defeated...", Not exactly...

A practical lesson in US democracy

FYI: Senate / House Iraq Resolutions links

N.J. police arrest man in S.F. attack on Wiesel

Teachers are the quiet heroes of Baghdad

Defunding the War, Dems in 2008, Political Considerations

Bush says call it "surge" and the media scum strap on their kneepads and comply

a chance to control the language. 'serial adulterer' as an honorific

As predicted - the media is devouring Bald Britney

NATO-led forces fatally shoot another Afghan man, mistaking him for suicide bomber

OMG... Tony Snow on MTP

Scalia Debates Canadian Supreme Court Justice Over Judicial Activism

Valentines Day Poem...Read it and tell me what you think

Leftward Ho: A Liberal Resurgence?

Is the Bush administration behind the bombings in Iran?

The thing that worries me more than anything is if there is another terrorist hit on our country

Romney's wife is pretty impressive....


I woke up and turned on the TV and the first words I hear are "but it wasn't shot down"

Seeking Answers. Is oil being used as a weapon? If it is, for what cause is it fighting?

Britney shaves head, film @ 11 eom

RADICAL FRINGE TOON - Sun 2/18 - Worst Juggler Ever

The Feith channel: How Pentagon hijacked intelligence for war

Anybody hear of an elevated terror threat level?

Good shot by Juan on FOX News this morning.

Being a grandfather ain't as easy as it looks sometimes...

Notice that WH surge talking point going by?

Britain will reduce its number of troops in Iraq again - Down to 4000 in May

Insurers shrink from coasts (not just in the Gulf, it's happening on the East coast too)

Why is the West heading for catastrophe in Iran? Because we have a nut for a president

Sometimes you gotta just laugh

CNN's New "Infotainment Format" Continues with Wolf still "doing Vegas!"

Great watching on FREE SPEECH TV

we wanna forget this don't we....

I want DU's opinion of this article

Chinese New Year starts 2/18 yr of the Pig

Heck of a job, bushie: New car bombing kills 36+ in Baghdad.

Triangulating the IWR:

Bush looks to historic parallels for final legacy

Tony Snowjob on MTP BS-ing away

GOP Senators up for reelection in 2008 and how they voted on the Iraq resolution

We know who's responsible for the deaths...

SFGate: Global Warming - Consequences Of A Rising Bay (maps)

2 Baghdad Car Bombs Kill 56, Injure 127

Anyone else catch Hagel on MTP "if I run for president" not if I run for the

Homebuilders, Bob Perry, and Business change tune on immigrant bashing.

Looney electrical engineer proves earth is moving in a straight

Did not Lieberman run on the Lieberman Party ticket?

Conyers Demands More Answers on Corruption Fighting Attorney Dismissals

Over at Jim Robinson's FreeRepublic....

Romney to heckler: "We need to have a person of faith lead the country."

R-Mitch McConnell is hypocritical amnesiac Number One.....

CNN (Blitzer) just labeled Lindsay Graham as a (D)

Bringing the Troops home is going to require four things in Congress.

Road Rage 'McMissile' Moment Lands Mom in Jail - 2 Years

How to celebrate Presidents DAY?

Trickly down attacks on the middle class

Reuters: Hillary urges start of Iraq pullout in 90 days

I just saw the most OUTRAGEOUS WalMart Commercial: "Healthcare Plans at under $1/Day??"

Bush's SEC Slashes Regulatory Fees on Corporations: Expect More Enrons

This strikes me as a bit twisted

The vice president told Libby that the president had waved his wand.

Remember the Gulf of Tonkin

Bush looks to historic parallels for final legacy

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury (Meanwhile, In Iraq...)

OK folks, it's time to get off your asses.

Pres Candidate Gov. Bill Richardson wants a vote to de-authorize the Iraq occupation

your perfect person

~Listen Now!~ Background Briefing with Ian Masters: Chalmers Johnson coming up

Weird experience and frightening

Anybody know what's up with AMERICAblog?

The Dodd candidacy

Tiny duckling has rare mutation: 4 legs

Has McCain been to Iraq??????

North Dakota Lawmakers Vote Down Resolution Honoring Bono

New Statesman: Plans For Attack on Iran Are Complete.

Wallace Calls Out Feith For Lying On Fox News

Tell me this is a joke...

In all complete seriousness...Mexico, Canada, or somewhere else

OOPS...Tony Blankley Calls Chrystia Freeland of Financial Times "Honey"

Will the Rove Connection Ramp Up Media Discussion of the Secret 2003 Iran Negotiations Proposal?

Wounded and waiting

As for the gridlock in the Senate on the Iraq resolution, I think this applies

Tony Snow Disputes Claim That Iraq Is A Blunder

How Bush and a horrible Congress have made me a better citizen

Amending the Constitution to Permit Impeachment to Originate with States

How Wealth Creates Poverty in the World

How Fares My Sweet And Sinful New Orleans?

Wounded in Iraq, Neglected at Walter Reed

The Kids are Alright… (albeit not in the U.S. and G.B.)

The danger that the Democrats face in their struggle with Bush

SO was firing the Justice Dept investigators a RICO situation to protect the crimes of the president

Building 18--- A WAPO story about inured Vets, Walter Reed, and a shameful bureaucracy!

Awesome online Word Puzzle site

Military exercise question?

Wake Up America! (Dial-Up Warning)

Your Anti-Terrorism $$$$s At Work

Wolfie with Reid:

On talking points regarding the armed forces

newest media distraction - watching famous women have nervous breakdowns

Chalmers Johnson coming up LIVE on CSPAN2

Nine GOP Senators MIA and AWOL on Iraq Vote

Hypothetical: If Sen. Clinton doesn't win the nomination, what happens to the $$?

In honor of "Never Will Be Presidents Day" (today)

Know you neighbors Redux: Exclusive: Andrew Victim Gets Power After 15 Years

parents slapped away the candy and lollipops given to children by soldiers.

As a casual poster

Thanks for the Valentine heart

Official leading polio drive killed

Bush/Cheney Impeachment Resolution Passes New Mexico Senate Rules Committee

He was stranded, now he's steamed (PA Nat'l Guard?)

Bruce Tinsley lowers the bar. To support a claim in Mallard Fillmore, he quotes...

LAT op-ed: Stronger unions mean a stronger middle class, but joining a union now a risk, not a right

Ben Stein just gave a left wing editorial on CBS Sunday morning news.

George Bush's burgeoning credibility

Washington Journal today said: original vote to authorize Iraq war was 98/2. Whats's up with that?

56% of Senators Against Surge; Same as in the House

3135 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

Warmer world


Novak and Pelosi on Hohlt -- 2001

Well, I know what book I'll be reading next.

GOP activists circling Clinton's campaign

Launching an attack on Iran

Lamar Outdoor refuses center-left politcal ads

So I re-read "Vortex" last week, and couldn't help drawing comparisons to Bush

Barkley Bavetta Hardaway the Man Kiss and the NBA: no snickers here.

Pardon, America, I know Britney's latest antics are really important, but there

MONITOR coming up on air at 6pm CST: (1) Echelon. (2) Debt..

American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Wikipedia

Newborn baby skeletons found in bag

Why not Nationalize the US Oil Industry?

Scientists See Costly, Disastrous Search for Oil in Just 15 Years

An idea: Citizens questions, send in questions to Congress to have them asked in hearings

FBI works to thwart kitchen sink bombs

Rice fails to deliver at Mideast negotiations

Caption this pick of Dubya and "Mitt"

Woo Hoo! Shrub is coming to my home town Thursday!

New Rules or Special Comment...


Bumper Sticker Sighting

"A clear attempt to influence the (Libby) jury"

Obama wins Va. governor's endorsement

Iran's February 21 Deadline Probably Won't Result in War >>

Stupid BC cartoon -- can someone explain why Doonesbury is on

Glenn Greenwald: Gen. Odom Counters Hugh Hewitt's Pro-War Smears (MUST-READ)

For my 1000th Post - Why I became a Progressive

Italy takes a stand against torture - Indicts 26 Americans (CIA, Air Force)

Losing it in these United States

Revealing the sperm donor caused disappointment for women

Another spear thrown in NeoCon attack on Fitzgerald - WaPo Feb 18

Another clip of Faux news half hour news show (nasty dig at Cindy Sheehan)


RePUKES who don't believe in evolution are like Oprah watchers who believe in horoscopes

Obama in 2002 video clip on Iraq...

TIME: Roberts wants unanimity on the court

Chalmers Johnson, author of "Blowback", is on CPSAN2 live, talking about the US imploding

Hardaway agrees to spend day with Miami's gay mayor

What DOES Hilary know now that she didn't know then?

Did Bush have financial linkswith the scandal-plagued Enron?

Just saw rapper 50 Cent on Britney's 'haircut'

He's Home!!!!

you know, it's almost like the election of 2006 never happened

Bush thinks February has 30 days

I got this in my inbox today.

Families of slain, wounded troops fear sacrifices will be forgotten

My encounter with a nutjob right wing "psychic" today

The real treason. Our maimed soldiers are living in cockroach infested ghettos back here in the sta

Captain Phonesex cuts mic on Radio Factor interview after guest questions his journalistic standards

Bill Oreilly loses it on his radio show (over the dixie chicks)

Sunday Comics and TOONS

Larry Johnson: Washington Post Enables Toensing's Delusions

Very cool site! Rank the U.S. Senators by

I wonder what plan B is after this surgiculation plan fails

Stunning video of Regional Airline Pilot salaries on youtube

Quite frankly,I think getting the troops home is a lost cause until 2009

Did the Iran-Contra Weapons That Reagan Officials Shipped Help Iran Blueprint Today's Weapons?

Lugar Leaks Bush Plans to go across Iran Border & Blow up Munitions Depot

Know Your Republican Front-Runners: Rudolph Giuliani's Adultery With Christyne Lategano (Photo)

Woohoo New Jersey. Pull the plug!

LAT: High school sports "teaching our kids to cheat"

Hartford-Courant BURNS Lieberman (Your Guess Is As Good As Ours-Conn.)

The Hohlt Fax shows INTENT - A clear violation of the Intelligence Identities Protection Act!

my weekly letter to the editor-should be printed Wed...make noise,people

Please do something about Racism . . .

Do you find you're more brave about standing up to the Kool-Aid drinkers

My Husband is a Freeper.

I was in Crawford, Texas last Monday.

Heads up Keith Olbermann will be on CBS Sunday Morning

Bombshell from Newsweek: Rove & the White House had heads up on Novak column...

Haunted by war, unwilling to seek help. (Suicide among vets)

Do you know your neighbors?????

Andrew Victim Gets Power After 15 Years

Man found in his chair with the television on a year after he died.

I'm a straight, white middle class American who can acknowledge my own privilege and latent bigotry

Video: DU'er Paul Thompson on Link TV

With One Word, Children’s Book Sets Off Uproar

So I'm planning on buying a Hybrid.

Yes it's redundant, but this travesty needs to be blogswarmed as far and wide as possible.


Ape-like Appendage Found In VA Landfill, Proof of Bigfoot?

Women will be paid to donate eggs for science

Socialism of a flavor is not optional: it is essential.

Dog the Bounty Hunter is in trouble because he caught Andrew Lester

Thousands in Italy protest larger U.S. troop presence (anyone here read Italian?)

Furor on Rush to Require Cervical Cancer Vaccine

General from MIT says UN Resolution on Iran ends Feb. 21st....Case for Strategic Bombing..

AG Gonzales fired US Att'y who convicted baby shark poachers w/ ties to Rev Sun Myung Moon

February Photo Contest, Group Three

'08 hopefuls campaign amid vote on Iraq

Bush suffers worst political defeat (Love the India headline--India)

Washington Goes Hollywood: Democratic Hopefuls Seek Cash

Boder Guards should be pardoned......... (part 4)

McCain Tied With Edwards, Obama (Rasmussen)

Joe Klein: How to Build a Bonfire

Hollywood's glitterati line up for Obama

Churches Going Back To The Garden: Faithful Take Small Steps To Address Global Warming

Bush Expected To Nominate Industry Lobbyist To Head CPSC

Where in the world is Gov. Bill Richardson?

Old enemies of Hillary are out in force, a reflection of conviction that she's "a formidable threat"

Why Bush is not an embarassment

Just heard Romney admit ON MTP

Senator Lugar Does Not Support the Troops

PBS---NOW show----Powers of the President. Yoo, the Justice lawyer

Bob Inglis (R-SC) breaks from party-line on Iraq. Ooooh-whee! Hold on!

GOP activists circling Clinton's campaign

Maybe I'm way out of line here, but Maybe Anna Nichole had "an Unfortunate Accident"

so, the US will talk with IraN and syria?--per Hagel (from talk with Hadley)

So Would You Refresh My Memory, Why Isn't cheney Running In 2008?

Was it normal for the so-called "liberal media" to donate to Bush? Or even the Swift Vet liars?

The MOST important question for Democratic candidates in presidential debates (IMO)

Democrats about to pass on America's best chance of survival?

GOP Hagel: "I'd Be Open" To Murtha Iraq Proposal - Video

All they ask is our silent, obedient cooperation

Any chance at all that a GOP senator will 'flip'?

I think the WH just might see Murtha's comments as a challenge and

Does anyone see what is wrong with this website other than it being Republican?

Mass. congressmen eye new fight over Iraq war funds

These Aren't the Blogs You're Looking for (McCain's Blog = Triumph of The Will + Darth Vader)

Italians protest: Yankees OUT!

lots of ammo needed to make a blast this big----look at the pic:

'Sharp Politico' or 'Flip Flopper'?

"Mean" Jean worries about the cost of the Iraq Debate!

2 more US soldiers KILLED in Bagdad---- on Sat! (buried in a story)

While Majority Leader Reid Stays Out of '08 Fray, Sen. Clinton Signs His Son

“Hell, ya, this is a liberal moment...."

Obama is proving he's not the typical Chicago politician

Tony Snow is brilliant

Afghan copter crash kills 8 U.S. troops

Freepers: Baghdad car bombs = Pelosi's fault

Major right-wing blogger (Redstate) dumps Der Mittenfuhrer

Mitt Romney thinks gay marriage is worse than murder

Lincoln Quote is Circling Still - Please restrain me...

Is Rep. Murtha senile? Brit Hume thinks so.

Battle between ‘crock’ McCain and 'weird' Giuliani (age a factor for McCain)

How would I post a picture on DU?

I'm Curious About Where Al Gore Stands On LIEberman,

Murtha de-funds Iraq to SUPPORT the troops.

Margie Burns - - "Hillary's biggest boosters: neocons"

Concentration Camps In Iraq

To NJ: Pull The Plug On Sequoia!

A poll: Have you decided who you will support in the 2008 primaries?

Video clip of Obama discussing Iraq from 2002...

If you knew then what you know now, would you have voted for Bill Clinton in a primary in 1992?

Great bumper sticker in Louisiana.......

Why Must The Opposite of Winning In Iraq Be Losing?......

Vice-President Claims Immunity to Restrictions Placed on Executive Branch

I'm a flip flopper

How Hillary will fight assaults from the Right

Why do you post on DU (by candidate)?

Tough stands on issues are keeping John Edwards in the race


Obama: The first post-baby-boomer candidate

Why Obama reaches young voters.

Just saw the Romneys on This Week....

Will Robert Byrd step down soon?

My light bulb moment - what would it take for a GOP win in 2008?

Bush is ignoring Congress. Is Congress ignoring Americans on Iraq?

This story SHOULD transcend politics -- please make it so

Edwards talks about his universal health care plan to Las Vegas union workers

Clinton, Obama and Edwards - They ALL PAY to PLAY!

Dear Ralph Nadar: Go #*(& yourself

Gore rules out bid for US White House in 2008

Rep. Sam Johnson, (R, TX), House Floor, 13 Dec 1995

I'm really impressed with our 08' candidates.

Boston Globe: Edwards Tough Talk Claims of '04 Disputed by Kerry Camp

The Roots Of RW Philosophy

Obama Is the Best BS Artist Since Bill Clinton