It turns out there's a bug in jlj, the program I use to compose messages in my favorite editor and submit them to LiveJournal and DreamWidth. I've finally tracked it down and written a quick fix. I feel slightly dirty, but the proper fix requires ripping out the existing band-aid on a band-aid and going back and fixing the underlying problem, which is a bit more effort than I want to go to for someone else's code at this time, as there could well be unexpected consequences.
The problem was that if you had written a post to go to a server other than LiveJournal, and you had it in your queue but it failed to post for some reason, then when you ran
jlj -f to flush the queue it would attempt to log in to LiveJournal using the credentials for whatever site you had intended to post to. The symptom looked something like this:
[magus@cabinet ~]$ jlj -f Logging in to server www.dreamwidth.org Error Message returned: Invalid password
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