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Archives: December 24, 2007

FBI chief Hoover planned to jail 12,000 and suspend habeas corpus

Romney gets ‘anti-endorsement' from N.H. paper

'Deprogramming' Iraqi Detainees (American contractors teaching an Iraqi how to be an Iraqi)

Amount of unpaid credit card bills is rising

Billions in Aid to Pakistan Was Wasted, Officials Assert

Congress Mulling Ways To Stimulate Economy

US snowstorm causes nine deaths

Huckabee delivers Christmas sermons in San Antonio

Nepal agrees to abolish monarchy

Police Begin Fingerprinting on Traffic Stops

Every sitcom on the Disney channel makes "Small Wonder" look like "Taxi"

Can I go to bed yet?

Blasphemy... Blasphemy on the History Channel.... Harry Smith is

So I need some happy thoughts (DIAL UP WARNING)

I am so incredibly Blessed

Good lord why did I buy that tin of danish butter cookies last night?

"Sorry Roger you tiger now."

Do you ever wish for a gift even though you know it's a longshot?

Being a misanthrope during Christmas.

Remember when VH1, on Christmas morning, put a fireplace on

Mad World

just what exactly is catnip, what does it do and is there an age limit

Do you think about food all the time?

Thom Hartmann told a great story and asked a great question

Tennis fruit

Truly great quote, by a great progressive woman,,We should never forget the quote or the woman.

Happy Holidays, from a legal perspective

I'm driving to Columbus, from Cleveland, for a luncheon tomorrow...

What the fuck is wrong with GD?

Only one thing I'm upset about:

HI!!! Please take my poll in GD....

I give you Dusty Springfield and Tom Jones 1967

A client just gave me a business grade laserjet printer/copier.

Smirnoff Ice goes really well with Pocky

Where do ideas come from?

2046 hrs; too damn late to open up a Red Bull w/Scotch.

I posted this in GD a couple of weeks ago. It's one of my favorites,

Last night was the drunkest I have been in years. Ask me anything!

One: down to the road block, we've just begun;

He was not only the greatest, but the most stylish, too...

OK, you know a band is excellent when they're good even live from their bathroom...

I can't go to WI for Xmas. :(

Like any hot blooded woman

My dog's on the road to obesity. I'm cutting down the "open dish" policy

Pete Rose Complains Steroid Users Screwed Up His Bets

What's your favorite Mowtown/R&B song?

Officially crossed the xmas shopping line! woohoo!!

Are all Gen-X'ers as cynical as the ones you know?

My 77 year old neighbor just wobbled over through snow to give me a little "sumthin" for the holiday

How can you go eat Teppenyaki and complain about too much soy sauce

Well, today's been crappy.

Let me be the first to wish everyone here a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...

Are all Gen-X'ers as cylindrical as the ones you know?

A frustrating new personal best--

Happy Festivus!

Day 1 of the Inlaw Invasion

What do gifts open on Christmas?

It's almost 11PM and it's 62 degrees right now in New York City.

Hey kids, this Vox vodka is pretty damn good!

Any really wasted DU'ers out there now?

so i'm feeling a sense of dread about the next few days

Any other Vikings fans

A minor rant

French and Saunders wish you a Merry Merry

Let me be the first to wish everyone a Merry Christmas 2008 and a Happy New Year 2009

Any star gazers out there

Have you EVER


1,100 a year to add our 16 year old daugher

If you're planning to attend the Ohio party on the 29th

What is the one essential classic movie that you can't do Christmas without?

I'm the Worlds worst gift-Wrapper (Pics) I tend to spend a lot on gifts then I ....

I'm bored

Annoyed by people pushing food at you that you don't want?

I am snowed. the fuck. in.

We went to a really nice restaurant tonight, and there was a table with FOUR small kids

How can you walk into a Tex Mex restaurant and bitch because you get a Latino server?

A question of morality, forgiveness and thanks

What's your favorite xmas episode of a TV show?

Royal Channel on youtube

Post your kitty pictures here

To the lovelorn, and the lost, and the suffering, and the lonely during this holiday season,

ok fellow harry potter nerds...riddle me this

Congratulations to Finnfan. Winner of the DU Super Bowl.

National Treasure -- What's up with all the blue eyes?

Stem cells harvested from anal cyst tissue

i shall dream of christmas eve, and angels yet to come, and elves riding in a sleigh,and three kings

Petraeus: No interest in presidency

HEADLINE: Obama retreats from call for China toy-import ban

Drug Plane Crash, Mexico – DEA Says "Cowboy Government Drug Operation"

Sad story from Ft. Knox

lots of pondering yet as to to support: from wp:

I didn't know Democratic Underground comes up on google news!

Best Political Ad Watch Sites?

a dime for a dollar-----back to a dime for the Dems:

* admin eliminates about $700 million a year in Medicaid reimbursements to schools

My health insurance will more than double in less than 2 weeks

New Hampshire paper: Romney 'must be stopped'

11 Days.

so... do we know the difference between a

Where Boys Were Kings, a Shift Toward Baby Girls

Army cancels leave extension for dad whose newborn son clings to life

See how great journalism is done! (ToM the DaNCiNg BUg 'TOON)

Rove’s Book Sold for Half of What He Expected - And Buyer Was Mary Matalin

Two and a Half Men...An affront to (religious right) Christmas celebrants everywhere? :-)

Halliburton/KBR Sings "Completely without Merit" Hymn on Gang Rape

Tanks roam Vancouver streets

Chaplains, sexual abuse and what the military knows.

Dem Candidates: Who Would Hand the Hemlock to Socrates?

Now here's a Freeper with way too much time on his hands

Internet 'necessary' to Africa's growth (BBC)

Praise the Good Lord Almighty for GUITAR HEEEEROOOO!!!!!!

FBI Prepares Vast Database Of Biometrics

Groan: GodTube

One reason I like Edwards - He came back.

Cartoonist Sack

Warnings Unheeded On Guards In Iraq

how many different ways can you say Merry Christmas?

Bush's Class Warfare

Rudy - The Urban Legend

Clinton urges Iowa voters to caucus on wrong day

The Hunt for John Wilkes Booth on right now

The spirit of the holidays - my personal story

Santa wants to end the war - pictures

Are there ever mornings when you just don't feel quite so fresh?

Anyone catch Chuck Todd on MTP today? He admitted press wants a horserace.

What's a bootstrap?

Giuliani Claims It Would Have Been ‘Impossible’ To Give 9/11 Firefighters Working Radios

Be An Elf!

Green Bay, WI: Police Begin Fingerprinting on Traffic Stops

So I found a package under the tree today: "To Dad, From Jesus"

CSpan 2.. Book TV... Tom Hartmann, now!

We forget what is really important to us during election cycles

Patriarch of the Unfathomably Conservative wing of my family announced his Presidential preference.

My LTTE in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette today...

Separated at birth?

Poll shock for Brown as voters say it's time for change

Some humor....

The people speak: Let’s change direction of U.S. with 2008 vote

To Anyone Still Listening ...

Santa Died for your Mastercard

Man , this christmas is depressing , don't read if you're happy rant

We're the bad guys now.

Edwards is FDR with a southern accent

OMG They just showed a soldier on my local news who had a German cross on his hat!!

Video game censorship - another reason why Hillary isn't my candidate.


Is Obama a little sissy that needs to be defended by his supporters

Here's a wacked out scenario:

Dallas Morning News endorses Huckabee, Obama

Obama Says He'd Ban All Toys With More Than a Trace of Lead

Race for presidential nomination tightens as first primaries near

Does anyone feel the anger that I do towards our "vp"? where is he?

The Candidates on War Powers, Executive Privilege, Signing Statements, Etc.

Richardson Calls Out Congress: 'Our Senators have shown weakness and a lack of leadership.'

Religion and health loom large in election

That 2004 election here in Cleveland, a mess of snotty republicans

Green Party presidential candidates

In popular vote, how much did Bush beat Kerry ?

On what specific topics is Obama more progressive than Edwards?

Jesse Jackson, Jr. stumps for Obama, history, in South Carolina

Its Sad, Its Funny...

A primary vote for Obama is a vote for a continued Republican presidency.

Romney, Thompson say Huckabee is just another Bill Clinton

Obama STILL can't win the general election.

Is this the America.....

What do you think?

What presidential candidate would sing -O Holy Night- the best?

Obama: Edwards Not Being Honest About 527 Ads

12/16-12/20 Boston Globe/UNH Poll: Obama 30% (+4), Clinton 28% (-10), Edwards 14% (no change)

62% of Republicans are afraid of Hillary getting elected.

Which GE DEM Nominee Gets the Most PUG Crossover Votes?

Dough for Joe

(Ret.) General Johnnie Wilson Endorses Clinton

We've come along way since JFK

Iowa: State Representative Mark Davitt endorses Hillary Clinton

Obama has been serving on Capitol Hill more than four of the past five White House occupants

Clinton pledges support to veterans

Biden says he's still in the race

Clinton urges Iowa voters to caucus on wrong day

Biden in Iowa

Jackson stumps for Obama, history

Endorsement: Joe Biden for President – He can Unite America and the World

Uh-oh....Is Huckabee in with Pastor Hagee?

WSJ: A Web Troll's Toll on the Clinton Campaign

So Many "Ron Paul" signs he the Ross Perot of Selection '08?

No DU'er should support Ron Paul: he opposed civil rights act of 1964, opposed Lincoln's civil war

Hillary is winning 45 states on AOL poll.

Politico: "Clinton supporters urged to caucus ... 11 days late"

Why I'm supporting Joe Biden

Who are these people?

Who would make a good running mate to Clinton, Edwards, or Obama?

Coping with lonliness at the holidays..., Emotional Castaways.

Gunmen kidnap 14 members of Iraqi family - police

Iraq cover-up claims: MPs call for inquiry

(Washington) State loses federal sex education funding

US report: Israel would weather nuclear war with Iran

Mexican marijuana is still plentiful and cheap

Drug case dismissed; defendant framed by informant

Warnings about contractors went unheeded

Oscar Peterson dies at 82

Loonie closes above $1.01 US on commercial paper deal

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday December 24

Firefighters Battle Blaze At Deptford Firehouse

Clinton urges Iowa voters to caucus on wrong day

Bringing laptops to the village: Experiment a hit in the hills of Peru (OLPC)

Bethlehem celebrates Christmas

Torn By 2 Calls of Duty.. (No Leave for Soldier with Infant Son in ICU)

War strain in Iraq may speed troop cuts

Ron Paul won't rule out third-party run

Lieberman Backs GOP's Collins In Maine

Bush makes holiday calls to troops

Battle turns to rare fin whales (more endangered than humpbacks)

WA State loses federal sex education funding

Bush Seeks to Restore Tattered U.S. Image With Heavy '08 Travel

Huckabee campaigning for 23% sales tax

US loungers, look what we've missed out on...Jackie Stallone

"I knew he wouldn't show..."

what if there are many lounges on du

If Kitchenwitch lost Illinois, where did she have Chicago?

I found Illinois!

A really good Christmas song

You know how I've mentioned the republican many times?

Harry Potter and the Brokeback Goblet

Proof the Demons Exist:

I'm the world's worst rapper (No pics) I tend to spend a lot on rhymes then I ....


Here's what all the freepers are doing for Christmas

Payback time...

Viewers of PBS Sprout: Is that Elizabeth woman awful or what?

kitteh: 1

Fucking dammit! Why the hell did I have to run out of alcohol now!

The Night Santa Went Crazy

Apparently I am bigoted against WASPS

Blue Christmas.

It's my birthday. Ask me anything.

A serious question about The Queen's YouTube channel...

A Gift for the Lounge

Today is my First Born's 21st Birthday.

Favorite "Sesame Street" joke meant for adults? (Part 2)

I want dreadlocks.

Why do they let people on TV who can't sing?

So were God and Mary married? Wasn't that like pre-marital sex?

Woohoo! I just won $600 in my fantasy football league! Ask me anything...

"Piss on you all, It's been a hell of a night."

Santa is ON THE MOVE!!

For thse of you who haven't heard this (and apologies to those of you who have)

Pillsbury "Lange Holiday Supper" ad - is that Jessica Lange?

WBUR Boston is airing the Cambridge (UK) Christmas Carol service live

Cats and wrapping presents do not mix well in my house....

I'm thinking about....

I am making Apple Pie with wine, wish me luck...

If global warming thaws the North Pole, will Santa Drown?

Berry Chrisdbas.

Alistair Sim and the 1951 version of "Scrooge" is my all-time favorite

Crumpet the Elf! Merry Christmas and Happy Solstice everyone!

You used up all the glue...on PURPOSE!

Everything you think is fun is bad and anti-liberal.

OMG I think it is really going to happen

My brother called me yesterday.

Merry Holidays

Spam. I want to know how so many people

making mini-burgers for xmas eve

Patriots Fan Jumps From Overpass

I was putting Lelapin's gifts under the tree

Favorite Christmas carols?

so who's eating an italian christmas eve dinner today?

Do you secretly dream of being president?

Need some Christmas music?

How old were you when discovered that Santa Claus was killed in Vietnam?

Paul Lynde = Bert?

I watched the NFL yesterday

I finished my Mums stocking today

Two hours to kill-- quick somebody break the intar-tubes

Oscar Peterson has died at 82.

Christmas Karma!

Thanks, Santa. Phucking Pneumonia for Xmas.

T.J. Hooker. This Christmas, won't YOU choose your favorite episode?

I'm hoping for a different kind of hummer for christmas

Christmas LOLcats thread!

Netflix users: They have removed the ability to browse movies being released "this week"

Strictly Ballroom starting on IFC...

Downloading new Music - I feel so OLD...

Pick a Country

One of the cutest commercials I've seen in a while

So there I was, level at FL280 when all of a sudden...

Richard Simmons: "Oh, I don't know, I'm pretty too, so it's hard..."

"Regards To Captain Dunsel"

Publisher believes redemption, God is at work, Britney Spears' mom "will turn ashes into beauty"

Well heck, it is Christmas Eve

The Bar IS OPEN on This Christmas Eve.....Butt

Hovercat recreates a scene from "Independence Day"

Redneck Pagan (pic)

My Package ...

It's a Christmas miracle!

Happy Balls -- a way to get them.

Finally! The truth comes out about Janet Jackson and her "wardrobe malfunction"

RIP: Oscar Peterson...(jazz great)

Can You Believe Its Almost 2008 What Are Your New Years Resolutions?

Currently taking application for a "Ms. Claus"

In case we forget: Johnny Cash - Man In Black

Too much tin foil or too frightening a truth to admit?

Who's at work?

Favorite Holiday episode of your favorite TV shows.

"You'll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid!"

High rollers are more fun than holy ones.

Anybody else doing ABSOLUTELY NOTHING for the next couple days?

Happy HannuKwanzaEidMas to everyone!!

My wish for the holidays and beyond...

2 days in SF in late Jan., what to you suggest?

Favorite Ball

What religion are you, and do you like Christmas songs?

Merry Christmas, everybody!

"Trading Places" with Eddie Murphy and Dan Akroyd is on Comedy Central right now...

All I want for Christmas is lolcat

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to EVERYONE in the Lounge...

Happy Holidays DUers !!!

Well, it happened again...

Real estate investing

It's snowing like crazy and in an hour I have to leave for a party on the other side of the valley.

Post your favorite "Where are they now" musical loser

Mmm...Thanksgiving leftovers

Any teens here know what is the newest band that begins with the letter K? Help??!

*#_)*ing dogs!

Woah, did last-minute xmas shopping - it was EASY!

A Toast To All DU'rs

Whats on tap at your home?

What Do You Do When Someone 'Attacks' Your Post?

I posted a non flame bait thread in GD

when do you think it's ok to start w/ the eggnog

Lighten up with Stan Freeberg's "Christmas Dragnet".

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!! To All Of You!!!

Naughty Girls! Don't forget to check Santa's sack

Why won't SPK let me play with his package?

I'm still sick, but I'm braving all to find a black lab Webkinz

My favorite Christmas story....

Frank Zappa - Black Napkins (NYC Palladium, October 31, '77)

blanket #1 - done!

so my son was supposed to work until 5, then pick of his girl nd come home

I'm Jewish, but wanted to wish everyone who celebrates Christmas

So I walked up to this guy and asked for some Vicodin...

Anybody wanna come over and wrap these presents?

Roofing billionaire dies after fall through his own roof

I'm so drunk I just added some Foreigner to my music collection

Happy Holidays everyone.

Are they breeding some sort of new, super-onion?

I made it to Wisconsin!

YouTube: Richard Thompson, "Shoot Out The Lights"

itunes question


Question: If neither Kennedy had been killed...

Researchers: "Global Warming Puts North Pole In Peril"

Lounge Grammar Nazis, I need some help

Why does HDTV look fuzzy?

Quesiton about apple crisp

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 12/24/2007)

Christmas Kitties

DA's Holiday Rx: 99% alcohol/popcorn, 1:1 by volume.

This is going to be a very lonely christmas ,y'all.

So, exactly who is Jesus endorsing for president?

David Bowie & Bing Crosby's Peace on Earth/The Little Drummer Boy

What do you hate most about Christmas Eve/Christmas?

OMG Heidi! Fake like you are sleeping!

Will you be on DU tomorrow?

We had a minature Christmas Friday night (pics)

We need some great CHRISTMAS VIDEOS in here!

One of my cats got into the Christmas cookies' tin (Now with cat pics, post your own!)

Someone could use some patented "Lounge Vibes"

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/24/07

Ju-dee-izum, Ju-DAY-izm, JUDE-izum - how do you pronounce it?

I'm GOING to go see A V P R TOMORROW

Merry Christmas all

Favorite screenname generator?


Do You Hate Christmas Music As Much As I Do?

I got my grades back and am sad

Wil Smith: SHUT UP!

WTF? Two random people asked me for VICODIN today!

The single GREATEST Western movie of all time

National Treasure -- What's up with all the blue eyes?

To whom do we file a grievance?

"PROGRESS!" U.S. Casualties By Calendar Year

To our 4 US Soldiers; missing assumed captured

How to stop a dictator

Broken Polls

Second day Turkish jets bombed separatist Kurds - United States’ Undeclared War Against Kurds

Billy Shears -- His musical Xmas program is on HORN now

Are we getting a Republican Idiots I didn't read otherwise.

We went to a really nice restaurant tonight, and there was a table with FOUR small kids

Rosa Brooks - The O'Grinch Factor

I just don't have the time


America on Steroids: A Bill Moyers Essay

Happy Holiday's huckabee heads!!!

Payback time...

If Gore had taken office in 2000,, do you realize who would be our

1,100 a year to add our 16 year old daugher

Key Justice Department Positions Unfilled

Holiday Internet Sales in U.S. Rise at Slowest Pace on Record

U.S. Officials See Waste in Billions Sent to Pakistan, Used For Weapons Against India

A Gift for the GD board...

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

"My father and I marched with Martin Luther King Jr. through the streets of Detroit."

Wagons circled at CIA over tapes' demise

Are you hearing the guy on Cspan's Washington Journal About Vets gun rights?

Warned About Blackwater

Dollar's Fall Is Felt Around The Globe-Weakening U.S. Currency Harms Overseas Markets

U.S. Gov't Ignored Warnings On Security Firms In Iraq

Merry Christmas you sub-prime suckers.

Less Gift Giving: One of the unexpected byproducts of our new divisive society:

Will Congress make a decision on Immunity for Rodriguez?

AlterNet: If Tobacco Regulation Works, Why Not Regulate Marijuana?

Royal Channel on youtube

'War on Christmas' Nonsense is a War on Secularists

Little Love Among Matchmakers

Bush makes holiday calls to troops (10) to wish them happy holidays.

Democratic Underground, back for the first time.....

Worrisome survey raises doubts about Dr.'s willingness to meet medical and societal responsibilities

Latest Bushit: Feds cut off sex ed funding for Wa state

Scottsdale, AZ police state.

Christmas at Camp Prosperity in Baghdad - pics

The corporate mentality that's killing us:

5 million Iraqi orphans, anti-corruption board reveals

Hillary Clinton in 2008?

OMG I think it is really going to happen

Newspaper Endorses Romney - NOT!!!

Before I went in to rehab, I threw a last good drunk

Billy JOEL confounds wingnut Page Six with anti-Iraq/attack song!1

Israeli Military Prosecutors Uphold Use Of Cluster Bombs In Lebanon

Evelyn Gandy--pioneer Mississippi Democrat--has died.

Unfriggen believable: Stolen car kept getting tickets,

Get a Masters Degree in Creationism

Made in China

Authorities Raid Cockfight Saturday, Make Arrests Under New Law

My $$$ On ADDINGTON-Rodriguez to Seek Immunity in CIA Tape Destruction Probe-Who might he give up?

Is the Administration saying it can break US Law as long as it isn't done on american soil?

Didn't you suspect there was an organization like this? (No doubt funded by CNN)

Why does the current Director of the CIA wear a military uniform?

Newsflash: Only three candidates qualify

LOL! The RNC wants me to join them.

Anarchists in the Aisles

George W. Bush anagrams

This Date in Bush History 12/24: Bush Appointee Fights Satan at the FDA!

Diebold Now Also Under DoJ Investigation as Stock Price Hits FIVE-YEAR Low!

The Most Worthy Campaign for 2008:

Breaking! War on Christmas! Santa taken hostage!

I know this isn't really political, but I just found out Peter Jackson's going to make The Hobbit!

*'s Legacy

Connecting dots on the destroyed tapes

2007's Scandals & Scounderels

Thanks, Santa. Phucking Pneumonia for Xmas.

It's going be a left wing Christmas this year! Sorry, no war, just peace on earth!

Russia Helps Iran Keep Balance of Power

Recession Or Not, Economists Glum About 2008

Iraqi Officials Say That Iran Wants to Hold Ambassadorial-Level Talks With U.S. Over Iraq

A Special Christmas Message from Blackwater

Brian Williams on Morning Joe re: lamenting the YouTube-ization of media.

Faux News gives up all pretense: Christian sermon as news?

If your stockings have been hung by the chimney with care

Dangerous prank calls draw SWAT teams to unsuspecting homes

Don't take it too seriously because...

Do you ever wonder why "corporatism" is bad for civilization?

running for president anymore is not about uncovering a gallery of accomplishments.

During Recess, Democrats Push Back

Bush gives CNN the Helen Thomas treatment

My Dog The Lawn.

Does it seem that the corporate media is pushing Romney?

A Republican's Christmas Prayer

George Bush is a monster, but .....

Huckabee is touting the "Fair Tax"

Blackwater's 2004 Iraq Contract with State: A 'Pyramid' Scheme

Gunmen abduct Shiite bus passengers in Iraq

Big Brother, Are Credit Card Companies like AT&T?

A story of a forgotten part of America, and some people almost nobody cares about

Mark Crispin Miller 6 min clip explains much re: neocons, media, 08 election

Okay, I'll Start ...

Who Would Be Liable.....

OMG:Bill O'Reilly: a Sex Tape in Song!

* photo with hurt soldier

What Non-Traditional News Outlet Would You Trust to Accurately Report an Unflattering Story...

Weakening US Dollar causing Harming Salaries of Cheap Asian Laborers in Dubai/UAI!

CNN Headline: Robbery Suspect Shot in Atlanta... Merry Christmas.

Oh my god, oh my god, oh my god, oh my god

Hypothetical attacks on whomever the Democrats nominate...

CIA obstructed 9/11 investigators: report

Receding Ga. Lake Exposes Past

Kean Says CIA Is Parsing Words On Interrogation Tapes - The Hill

The furnace turned on again and my mental cash register went ka-ching again. It's

Veteran’s Home in California. - Needs Your Help

Iran sticks its thumb into Bush/Cheney eyes & plans to build 19 new nuclear plants

my neighbors

I just heard about a very scary database that compiles info on people

Many Iraqis expressed outright skepticism of the benefits of democracy from the end of a gun

Subpoena Pelosi

Caption This...

Please Contact James Chalat

All lit up for the holidays - * pic

Senator Awaiting Records of Ministries' Finances

A Christmas Story that Will Warm Your Heart

N.Korea 'Refusing to Dispose of Nuclear Fuel'

Clinton, Obama, and Edwards each given a forum on CNN's Faith Politics - Who won?

Shrub and the Purple Heart Ceremony

Letters to the editor in a red, but turning blue state.

Kurds see the reality: US can't give up Turks

Caption Rudy

Hey DUers, the best holiday present this year

What I learned from DU this year.....


This is how the war on Christmas started.

Bush seeks to rehabilitate himself in his last year in office

When the last gift is unwrapped, and the food is all gone.

9/11 Commission Chairman: ‘No Question’ CIA Attempted ‘To Impede Our Investigation’

300 mpg for under $30,000

9/11 Commission chair: 'No question' CIA knew we wanted tapes-CIA tried to impede our investigation

Merry Christmas-Happy holdidays to all and Peace on earth.

The return of the confederate flag idiot. -- On Christmas Eve, no less.

My egg nog just kicked in and while I can still see the screen,

"My name is Francis Tolliver " (maybe the best one, ever)

Brilliant LTTE re : O'Reilly's Christmas

NORAD tracks Santa Operation Center: Google Maps update every five minutes

Veterans stage protest outside Hall's event

It's going to be in the 80's on x-mas here in Lost Angeles

Jews and Muslims see the US as a place to make peace

Volunteer Now for War on Xmas 2008!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I just don't have the time

Smoking ban in Ohio - Private clubs are among the state's worst offenders

POLL: Hillary opens up 14-point lead in Iowa; Edwards in 2nd

Here we go: Terrorists are shooting up a mall in georgia!

Coors tells us (with a really cool Aussie accent) that if kids have 3-5 cool adults

The Great Oscar Peterson is dead

Bush Seeks to Restore Tattered U.S. Image With Heavy '08 Travel

Bush is not the only problem- We need a NEW CONGRESS!!

Sgt denied extension of leave as newborn son struggles for life

Anyone ever taught a kid to swim?

39 years ago today.

A Special Message from Elizabeth Kucinich in New Hampshire

Democrats Need to Jettison Lieberman As a Troublesome Traitor

Mexican marijuana is still plentiful and cheap

This Inevitibility Crap is too much for me...

I don't need a hero

Can You Afford Hillary or Edwards Healthcare Mandates For The Uninsured? Up To $1000 PER MONTH??

Fear of subpoenas ‘crippling’ the White House?

Elizabeth Edwards is a poor judge of character.

Gang Rape Green Zone? - UK Guardian

Cheney tapes - CIA on NPR (Neil Cohen) Try to hear it later - important

the ruse of Santa Claus

Don't knock your heads together too much on Iowa polls--step with me into the wayback machine

For our friend OMC and other DUer's this Holiday season

A Christmas Greeting from Nancy Pelosi

A Modest Proposal For The Improvement Of The Nation

Senate Report on Climate Change A Partisan Attack On Al Gore

A horrifying thought has occurred to me re: Iowa caucus and NH primary

Just for fun, Favorite bush nicknames?

LTTE in today's Salt Lake Tribune:

Story to watch: Man held in beating of 9-month old baby -- ex-military

I'll vote for that which I believe in! Kucinich 2008!

Laptop Project Enlivens Peruvian Hamlet

The Shock Doctrine: Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin.

The Shock Doctrine: Setting up South Africa/Screwing Mandela.. chapter 10

Drug contaminated with HIV-AIDS distributed in Iraq for second time

Good Morning! - Morning Headlines

Leading article: A seasonal reminder of the benefits of Europe

Nation's largest Anti-Immigration group declared to be a hate group

White House confirms the following records destroyed in the 3rd floor fire

A gift for my fellow DUers: Twas the night before Xmas, and all through the land...

The Internet (IMPORTANT)

The US Dollar's Fall ignored by Main Stream Media

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Largest Transparently-Operated Charitable Foundation in World

The Promethian Problem: A Hypothetical - What to Do with "Dangerous Data"?

The Bagpipes of France?

Please sign my petition

back in 2003 by this time in the year I had been up to NH, written to IA

Kerry threatens NFL if Patriots-Giants not on NBC

SICKO - breakfast with republics

Democratic compromise on energy bill used by WH to slap the faces of governors

Who would appoint the best Supreme Court Justices and why?

How can anyone be "undecided" after a year of campaiging in Iowa? I bet you they don't show up

Sioux City Journal Edorses Obama

Nashua Telegraph (175 year old paper) endorses Barack Obama

I can't search yet, it is my holiday gift, but ...

Has any Presidents in the past wished the American people

I'm Just Wondering...

The State of the Field-Ops War

Presidential Profiles: GOP's long shots hope to catch fire

Just a reminder: This is not a terribly dirty dem primary season

Des Moines Register: Democrats ratchet up message of electability

*******OFFICIAL WE WON IN 08 THREAD***********

My prediction for the two final nominees

If Dennis Kucinich ran as an Independent in 2008, would you vote for him?

Obama said Paul Wellstone was "magnificent"

Do you honestly think one candidate has a better shot than another at defeating the Republican?

To Undecideds: What Are You Looking For in a Candidate?

Paul B. Hertneky: Let's compare the public accomplishments of Clinton and Obama

State of the Unions : Paul Krugman-NYT

A Californian to the Candidates: Leave Christmas ALONE

If candidates were selected based on their campaign song, Obama would win in a landslide!

Hillary's still in this Race

December 20, 2006 IOWA POLL: Edwards 22% Obama 22% Vilsack 12% Hillary 10%

A coal in my stocking from Bush backers

In New Hampshire, independent voters turn to alternative media

How Clinton Lost Her Invincibility

Warnings Unheeded On Guards In Iraq

Endorsing Ron Paul, and Why Progressive Dems Should Like and Support Ron Paul

Based on (1) their primary campaign and (2) your sense of their toughness,

One lonely candidate on campaign trail (Dodd)

Merry Christmas Fellow Dems

Will Clinton and Edwards cut a deal in Iowa?

So yesterday, Hillary campaigned by telling veterans they

There is no pity vote

Another day, another poll; Obama leads in NH!

Bringing the Democrats and Republicans together.

Happy Holidays, DU!

If you're flirting with Ron Paul, you're cozying up to some very ugly stuff.

How many paid (by GOP) Clinton supporters are there that...

Barack Obama resists attacking voter who said it's 'important he's not Muslim'

ARG Iowa Poll 12/24: Clinton 34%, Edwards 20%, Obama 19%, Biden 8%

Obama the Hypocrite

Why a mandate that all be insured? Here's why

CIA Chief may seek immunity

Bush's Class Warfare - Peter Dreier

Rasmussen: McCain 49% Clinton 43%; Clinton Leads Huckabee by Four

Independent Groups Dole Out Lumps of Coal

Wash. Post : Warnings Unheeded On Guards In Iraq

Just an amusing note: The shifting alliances between various camps

Bossip Endorses Barack Obama

Dodd campaigns in Muscatine Sunday

Iowa & NH voters: Vast majority are white, rural, and Christian. (right?)

How Clinton Lost Her Invincibility

In 2008, Bush plans to "rebuild U.S. Int'l image and create a foreign policy legacy beyond Iraq"

MADD is Mad at Huck -- And Rightly So

Many Democrats Still Undecided, Iowa's Harkin Says

This "paid supporter" gig --where does one sign up?

A Good Point On This Board

One year of the Democratic 110th Congress: A record of duplicity, cowardice and political reaction

How would you vote on a bill designed to protect the identity of victims of sexual abuse?

Obama crys foul about Hillary. But now he's using her strategy?

The last time ARG showed Clinton opening up a big lead was in New Hampshire...

"Larisa Alexandrovna: Springtime for Hitler "

Happy Merry whatever you celebrate or don't Gdp.

Huckabee is exactly what the west DOES NOT need in a leader!

Happy Holidays from Barbara Boxer

How many more Natalines have to die so corporations can continue to rake in their obscene profits

I saw my Father beat up Superman.

Paper Gives 'Anti-Endorsement' to Romney

David Schuster on Morning Joe just said this:

Got Polls?

Even Hillary's campaign don't believe the latest ARG with her that far out

Possible solution, a state requirement to be viable for delegates. ie 15% of voters need to vote

Iowa Shmiowa

Witnesses were lying about Romney's dad marching with MLK (Washington Post fact-checker)

Problem with popular vote vs electoral college...

Little ideological difference among top candidates, Dems say in poll

Is there a DU Fast Response Group?

Question about independent candidates

Savior or Saboteur?

I'm voting for "none of the above"

Yikes!!! Hillary Clinton political ad up here in NH...

Conservative columnist: "I'm tired of Bill Clinton"

The Electoral College is incompatible with the 14th Amendment

Clinton names felons to Tennessee steering committee

Need some help here

Iowa Poll: Hillary pulls into clear lead with 34%, Edwards 20%, Obama 19%...

More on the official Obama Pity Strategy

Edwards Responds to Giuliani's Attack on Economic Stimulus Plan

Mitt Romney- "I don't think there are two Americas"

2008 Predictions, no matter the Nominee

Concord Monitor - Clinton: Agenda will be clear from day one

Bill Clinton will need a new tie for Christmas

Time Magazine: How Clinton Lost Her Invincibility

The Republican's secret weapon against Hillary?

If your chosen candidate wins, or loses

Do you want the best candidate to win the Democratic nomination?

Obama is showing that he is just like Rove as race tightens

CNN: "With one year to go, Bush's legacy a mixed bag" {mixed bag???!!!}

In shifting race, Edwards takes on Obama

Here they come- - -> AFSCME Radio Ad Against Obama

Can You Afford Hillary or Edwards Healthcare Mandates? $700-$1000 PER MONTH??

A message to Iowa voters

Why should we force people to buy into a health insurance system as broken as ours?

What Obama is doing is actually smart as hell.

A changed Biden finds he's taken seriously

2008 Senate Races

NYT on Edwards & Romney - "2 Candidates, 2 Fortunes, 2 Views of Wealth"

HuffPo: "Carpenters union, and SEIU working on Edwards behalf"/CBS news: "Obama dodged the question"

Iowa can elevate 2nd choice - Caucus procedure may mean Edwards' rank is just right

Jewish Defense League calls on Obama to repudiate Will Smith's comments on Hitler

Huckabee on CNN

Has anyone taken this fox candidate matchmaker yet?

Krugman: Obama's 527 attacks resemble his previous use of GOP talking points on Social Security

Is Hillary as worried about the primaries as the media would like everyone to believe? Hell no!

Who Would You Vote For In A Fantasy Democratic Primary Consisting Of...

Iowa: State Senator Jack Hatch Endorses Hillary Clinton

know your enemy . . . or, why we need to talk about ALL of the candidates.

A Clear Vote for Hillary - Mine

The real reason the Republicans fear Hillary Clinton

The momentum is clearly with Hillary in Iowa

Corporate Greed, Unions, JE

If Obama were elected, would he be the first president without a WASP or Irish name?

Senator Obama on morality and decency

Why is Obama going for the Pity Vote?