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Archives: October 4, 2012

caught a few minutes of c-span this afternoon, with, apparently, some sort of panel discussion

Black & Asian students At University of Texas hit with balloons filled with bleach

I hate football, but...

WTF is with ABCNEWS -Presidential Debates 2012: Obama, Romney Set to Spar Amid Video Controversy.

Debate drinking game

I wonder how much Bain paid the networks to fawn over Romney

Forget the debates - Go Orioles! Go Red Sox!

What? No threads about the Tigers folks? Place your bets

Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) Urges You to Support Alan Grayson's Moneybomb

a group of the 47% that have not been talked about. Yes, those Veterans and Those who deserve

Akin's Campaign Stands By Claim of Abortions On Women Who "Are Not Actually Pregnant"

I was just watching Chris Matthews. What's up with . . .

"Skin in the game"?

What’s all this fuss I’ve been hearing about the presidential erection?

Pizza guy's upset because a pizza might cost a person 14 cents more.

Why Don’t Americans Care About Democracy at Home?

2 cents- on the debate

Teen girl used Twitter to fake own kidnapping

New Yorker Saves By Skipping Laundry for 3 Years, no toilet paper either

Will you please help save a wildlife corridor in Los Angeles?

SurveyUSA: WASHINGTON (Obama +20), (Inslee +6)

"The mask of sanity is slipping from the GOP" by Paul Rosenberg at al Jazeerah

Hoekstra: Lack of 'outside' spending has hindered Senate bid

Lawsuits part of effort to get state officials to comply with (MI) medical marijuana law

Bet the fact checkers are out in full force tonight! How about we DUers count the lies!

If we had known more about Reagan

he's bound to have gas...

Secret Cold War tests in St. Louis raise concerns

Warren on Brown: Post Debate (From her Facebook)

Love The Internet And Social Media... The Learning Curve Is Steep... More From Florida VReg Scandal

Home From Will-i-am Rally

Magic Underpants

YO Money Boo Boo, hope ya do well tonight

Chuck Todd looks so excited to be there

Pope Benedict's butler accuses Vatican police of inhumane treatment

Do American's really want corporations to run this country?

Romney's "Bucket List"

Simply wishing my President good luck.

Watching some of the news today got this Yellow Dog growling!

Preparing for the MSM's "fair and balanced" (read: lies) coverage

Did anyone just see that ad from Numbers.org

To get you in the Debate mood I thought I would post this debate photo classic......

Pretty good assessment of debate. Scott Brown Elizabeth Warren Debate Debacle

"Unfunded Mandate is TWO WORDS, not one big word" Another golden Sorkin moment

Jacobs Warns Obama's 'Anti-Biblical' Policies have led to 'Floods and Fires and More'

Good luck to the President and to us...

Bus boys and poets in Shirlington

10 Totally Fake Stories Bannered By Drudge This Year

Break a leg, Mr. President!

So, a "friend" posted an interesting statement on her facebook page ... is there a difference???

Got my "Before I go on Stage" email from Pres. Obama...and Sooooo

Where are you watching the debate?

OK so won't limiting deductions to 17k kill sole owner businesses?

****LIVE DEBATE THREAD**** BBQ Sandwich & Cheesecake Factory Spaghetti Edition

The Problem With Bipartisanship... They Eat Their Neighbors...

Miguel Cabrera. Triple Crown. Discuss.

US Census: The wealthy have BENEFITED from the recession.

Harvard vs Harvard

Community, Workers, Want Living Wage in Long Beach; Hyatt Says No

Recommended live blog for the debate: The Guardian

What channel/stream will you be watching?

Unions Going Green

HELP! What Ch can I watch the Debate on here in Tucson?

X-Post: What channel/stream will you be watching? (link to GD discussion inside)

Presidential Debate 2012 Live Stream from ABC News and Yahoo News: The Candidates Debate - 9p

This proposed IL state constitutional amendment I just got official notice about.

In a hypothetical debate with Michelle & Anne

Mitt Romney Plays Jenga Backstage Ahead Of Debate (PHOTO)

Good Luck to the President of the United States Barack Obama tonight.

Hit one out the park, Mr. President.

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Rumble in the Rockies

Done.

Outside money coming in to tight Senate race {Arizona}

LOL !!!

This Upcoming Debate is Going To Be a WIN/WIN No Matter What!!!

AFL-CIO Endorses Boycott of Crystal Sugar for 14-Month Lockout of Workers

Intrade starts at Debate time Obama 70 Romney 30 After one hour 69.6/30.4

Here are the fifteen professions that drink the most coffee. Guess who’s number one.

What are we drinking tonight?

Tweety just made one heckuva vulgar remark!

CNN is going to show the squiggly lines from the focus group at the bottom of their screen...

Michelle Laughing Before Debate

*Sigh...* - Personal Admission... I Regularly Hate Presidential Debates... Nerves I Suppose...

Mitt looks nervous...really nervous

Romney to outsourced workers: Drop dead

Mitt's smirk is working overtime.

The President is speaking and ABC/youtube doen't even have him on.

Mitt took something out of his right pants pocket....

My DVR is paused while the Mrs walks the dog, yall hang on for a sec

Romney made a joke. Got a laugh. Good start. Then he moves on to a homeless person story.

I'm not watching debate tonight

Can ya help me Mitt?

They both have 2 mics.....why?

And we're off.....Rmoney seems nervous..

Platitude #1: "Trickle down Government!"...

Mass. firm tied to outbreak suspends operations

Debates make me nervous... Come join me....

Mitt, smiling because he just farted.

First zinger: Trickle down government!

C'mon Obama go get him

Let's play pander to the 47%.

WilLIARd needs anger management classes

lol...I fear freeperville is in a meltdown.

The Debates .... IT'S A TRAP!!!!!

The Mittster has learned to count. It is going to be a night of lists. should be fun (zzzz)

Mitt: "I like coal....."

I like coal.

willard is doing his etch a sketch as he speaks....

OMG! Mitt is going to lie his way thru the debate

Mitt Romney is not making any sense, and lying

Obama seems defensive

How do you think mittens is coming across to low info voters?

Smirking sack of Mitt... n/m

****OFFICIAL DEBATE THREAD #2*****

How long will it take for the Romney campaign to walk back the no-tax-cuts line?

The prez is rambling....

Mittens just lost it

Mitt channelling Lawrence Welk. Numbah 1...and a numbah 2.....

Romney already defensive!!

Mitt Romney is losing his cool and repeating himself

Did he just goof on his grown kids as being liars?

"I have five boys"

Mitt raised 5 compulsive liars. He just said so. n/t

Chris Hayes Tweet...Mitt on taxes 'bald faced lie'

Don't change horses in the middle of a stream

*zinger #1* "I've got 5 sons...."

Did Rmoney just say that he is use to his 5 boys lying to him all the time?

artihmetic

It's Arithmetic! Zing!

Lowering tax rates is NOT a tax cut....

Prez is making distinction between his definition of small business and

Romney looks wild eyed and crazy

Are My Ears Lying to Me

Obama brought up Donald Trump. Will Donald's hair stand on end?

Why is Lerher

Trump!! He went there

Mitt Romney stores his tax plan's math in the Cayman Islands.

Mitt the CEO listing off numbers and percentages

Well, my Comm. instructor was right:

And now, a musical interlude for the American League Western Division Champions . . .

Who's drinking tonight?

I'm not sure what that smarmy sideways look with creamy eyes is

What's with the frozen stare Romney has while looking at Obama?

Gawd...Mittens already bust a CEO gut

Can't stand Mittens and have to mute him out sign in thread

Mitt Romney is lying... a lot about his own policies.

Obama is kicking his ass.

Did he just yell at the moderator?

Outta the park!!!

Obama is tied to Clinton and Romney is tied to Bush...

THAT PIECE OF CRAP Lerher IS LETTING ROMNEY RUN THE DEBATE

this sucks for me

OMG - Mitt just told Leher what the rules were going to be!

Obama is leaving "Michelin" on Romney's head.

Sinking like an anchor.

"food stamps"

Jim Leher is letting Mittwit steamroll him.

Does Mittens have a freaking elephant on his flag pin!?

Is it just me? Or did Romney just "flip flop on his own tax plan?

Zinger alert: Big bird!

Somebody's . . . getting . . . prickly...

He's losing it.

Question President Obama and Jim Lehrer Should Ask Mitt Romney

Talk about safe in Ohio...

BRACE FOR IMPACT!

I thought I had seen it all...

Romney is a fucking bald-faced liar

Rmoney is sweating alot....that did work so well before...eom

Is It Me... Or Did Romney Just Tell The Moderator That He'd Be Fired ???

Mitt just promised that if elected he will kill Big Bird.

Two wars paid for

Who is winning the first half-hour...

did DU just go down?

in case of emergency

Mitt's Planning to Kill Big Bird!!!

So if saving the economy for the *future* is a 'moral' issue according to the GOP...

wow. DU just limited access to logged in due to high volume. Had to log in.

Bad news for Romney:

Romney’s Economic Exaggerations

Romney: Why haven't you passed this before?

A bead of sweat on Romney's brow, with a lump on his back

Hey Mitt we aren't in a recession.

Romney: "Raising taxes slows growth"

Romney wants to kill Big Bird!

The utter assholiness and arrogance of Romney is showing. This man cannot be president. Cannot.

How soon does Red Bull (or some such) wear off? Mitt seems lit.

Maybe Rmoney should PAY MORE TAXES!

Rmoney is losing it!!! YES!!! n/t

Romney keeps talking over everybody!!!!

I don't know that I can take another hour of Asswipe

I just have to throw this out there about small business...

Is someone tracking the time each candidate is getting to speak?

I despise this man.

CNN's squiggly lines. Obama speaks, women's line goes up. . .n/t

romney tax plan fails

annnnndddd.. here we go...

Romney makes NO DAMN SENSE and he 's acting like a ZIP DANG FOOL!! Maybe it's just

Why are Mitt's eyes so glassy?

A plea to other posters.

Romney/Ryan wants to do away with min wage. Romney is double talking People will not be

Mitt Romney rules out revenues, he admits it!

Did mitt just write off revenue increases as a solution to the deficit?

Ugh. Four of these.

romney is ready to lie, cheat and steal this election....he's doing the lying part tonight

Updated Tweets....

The problem with the debate

Yes! Attack corporate welfare!

Romney is saying something completely different than he has so far in the campaign.

This debate SUCKS!!!

Lehrer might as well just get up and walk out

Say what you want

I like Green Energy...

SMACK HIM UPSIDE THE HEAD!

Mitt denies you get a tax break for shipping jobs overseas.

Mitt's is just pulling stuff out of his ass.

Does Mitt sound presidential?

I doubt many of you recall this, but Obama was once pissed off at Joe Lieberman enough that...

Mitt sounds like Dubya after a few glasses

2-3 billion dollars vs 90.

Obama needs to counter about the oil subsidy with the real number.

States Caring for the poor? How's Mississippi doin Romney?

It's 9:40. Where are the zingers Mitt?

I can't watch this anymore. Very disappointed in Lehrer and Obama

I don't know what Romney is saying

Obama just blew it.

Romney is doing very well

Did Prez just say that he and Romney have somewhat the same position on SS?

Clean coal. He said clean coal. Full on pandering mode.

Obama says his medicare policy is close to Mittens?

"Entitlements"????

What's the CNN squigly lines sayin?

A first rate bully

The days are getting shorter, and sunset comes earlier, so it's harder to knock

Romeney On Medicaid: "For YOUR Poor"

"what is called "entitlements"

How Many Oil and Gas Companies have Failed?

"the split screen is going to hurt Romney"

Pres. Obama explains how Romney's 30 percent cut in Medicaid funding will hurt families

Mitt never heard of getting a tax break for sending business overseas

Can't wait to see what the fact-checkers are going to say about Mittens' claims tonight.

I am concern about Obama saying tweek Social Security. I am concern he will raise the age.

Mr president get out of the weeds.

I'm glad to hear him talk about his grandmother

I shouldda taken my own advice!!!!

US women may stage hunger strike in Pakistan in anti-drones protest

Sooo....59 is a "younger worker"? Yep, you're getting close to retirement and they're getting ready

romney is promising anything and everything to get himself elected....

Come onObama slam this arguement shut! Talk about the FFREAKin waste that 716 Billion IS.

Lots of folks coming on to piss in our wheaties

"...You don't have to listen anymore."

unhinged mitt... he is out of control

DAMMIT! OBama wake the hell up!!!!!!

Romney doesn't know of any companies that

****OFFICIAL DEBATE THREAD #3*****

Mitt - Lies Lies Lies Lies Lies Lies Lies Lies Lies Lies Lies Lies Lies

Mitt is bouncing up and down like he is on crack

Got him

Based on what I am reading it sounds like Obama is not doing well. The truth is if he loses

'So if you're 54 or 55, you might want to listen . . . .'

I keep hearing the term "current retirees"

Havent got the debate here

David Shuster tweet: Split screen is going to hurt Romney

Sorry folks, but this isn't a knife fight in a cage like some here want. Pretty much a draw. So

I'm 55 and say fuck you to Mitt's Medicare plan

i believe obama is behind right now because he can't keep up with all the bullshit...

Obama looks like a college prof . . .

As U.S. Death Toll in Afghanistan Passes 2,000 Mark, Phyllis Bennis on America's Longest War

how creepy, romney hasn't stopped grinning the entire debate

Romney Looks Like He Didnt Empty His Bladder

Mitt's body language is visually very similar

Rmoney blew it big time on Medicare

Mitt just blew it on Social Security: Admits it should ideally a private plan. n/t

How much is directly deposited...

YES he supports vouchercare and furthermore

Why didn't Obama smack Romney silly about the $716 Billion 'cut to Medicare'?? N/T

Mitt just admits that he wants to privatize Medicare.

#CantAfford4More is trending on Twitter. Guess who paid for it?

Are there any debate moderators

I love you Obama, but PLEASE stop smiling while Willard tells his lies

I think Mitt's making all this shit up. He's saying whatever he thinks will go over.

Is it just me, or are the trolls out in force tonight?

I wanna SMACK that smirking bastard....

Batman Charged With Obstructing A Police Investigation In Michigan

Concern trolls don't even wait till a debate is over anymore

Romney: current retirees will see no change

If you have twitter and follow TheFix

Romney's condescension is sinking him

Notice Robme is not wearing his tan tonight!

Is that a blood drop on Rom's Flag?

Why is Romney being allowed to run the debate?

I think its turning toward Obama now

My 88 yr old dad is watching with his eyes shut. Says "Mitt claims both sides of everything"

Jim Lehrer is incompotent

I'm Sorry But Rmoney Is Taking Positions Tonight That He Hasn't During His Whole Campaign....

romney allowed more time

Where's Romney's Tan? nt

Romney told the $716 billion Medicare lie and Obama did not challenge it

Romney just showed his disrespect for others by out speaking Jim. I know some people who would

Mitt is on crack!

Did Rmoney just say that regulations are needed?

I can't objectively assess the debate.

For those saying the Prez isn't winning, see, those are just facts slowing him down. Lies are fast.

'you have to have regulations' romney lie number_______!

Romney has lied and bullied his way through this debate.

Mitt just stepped in it on medicare

LOL: "let's not"

Do not mistake spinning and spitting as winning, however, Obama steady as a

Romney's like a red-eyed meth head on a rant, talking over everyone.

What the fuck is wrong with Lehrer?

"No, Let's NOT".

I don't think Romney knows there is something called YouTube.

Has anyone been keeping track of how much time Romney's hogging? Lehrer is letting Romey run all

It sounds like the President is getting his ass kicked.

In the back story of the debates...

Can't wait for the fact-checking to come out later on.

I see Calm and Measured vs. Rattled and Sputtering

JESUS H. FUCK!

A rmoney pic just for fun.

God! OBama quit letting Romney interrupt you!

Why is Obama letting that arsehole inerrupt him and take the floor?

Why does Rmoney support local and regional banks?

Obama needs to stop nodding when Romney is lying/talking

I want to reach through my TV screen and....and....

What Do You Think The Analysis Will Be Post Debate?.....

Obama smiles like a happy man... Mittens is a smirking ass... n/m

OMG Obama is wiping the floor with Romney AND Romney is helping him

Jim Lehrer isn't doing a good job moderating this

i can't even keep track of how many lies Romney has told

I think Keith Olbermann needs to host the next debate.

Have you turned it off yet?

Romney wants to repeal Dodd Frank, Obamacare and what else?

Could someone PLEEEEZE interrupt romney? I'm sick of him interrupting everyone.

Have you noticed that Romney's microphone is louder than Obama's

Obama is talking factually,

This is the most dysfunctional debate ever

Romney has changed his positions and is sticking to Obama like glue

Fuck "The State Level"...MY state leads the nation in uninsured.

Robme is huckstering; fast talking and sounding as if he has something going

ARRRGGGHH!! STOP letting Rmoney interrupt you and STOP letting him have the last word!

"Unelected board"... OK, who had "death panels" in the pool tonight?

Romney just mention Death panels! How About the heath insurace companies that have the "Death panel

Romney is talking fast and interupting and sound like a maniac

"Oscar the Grouch" trending on Twitter

I don't understand why the president is acting like he doesn't even care.

Our Press. looks right into the camera

How do you spell f-i-i-b-u-s-t-e-r?

Obama is spanking Romney slowly, its why Romney is getting irritable.

BAZINGA! "we've seen this model work really well... in MASSACHUSETTS! n/m

BOOM! He want there on Romneycare

Oxygen. Slowly breathe. Our President is who he is, and will rise and fall on his own sword.

"in the course of about 75 seconds he goes from saying he and Obama agree on Medicare "

Mitt's word salad

SUDDENLY Leher cares about the 2 minute limit???

Obama down 7% on Intrade since debate started.

How Many Zingers So Far?

pic @cnn.com

Debate Poll- Obama doing good, Obama doing bad

Please Mr. President. Call him a liar. Just freaking once!

Arrrgh!!! Why won't Obama call Romney on all of his lies??

Can there be any clearer argument for including 3rd and 4th party candidates than tonight's debate?

That Romney sure talks fast

Romney's got nothing to lose - debates are last chance - that's why he can afford to go crazy

Fuck Lerher

This debate is an unmoderated clusterfuck. End the game, start drinking now.

"If the Democrats in Massachusetts would give Republicans in Congress

Disabled rape victim should have expressed her lack of consent

This is exactly what Mitt did during the primaries in the debates...

Neither one of them is doing well.

It is painfully obvious that Romney does not know what to do with his facial muscles

DU Pulse

Is that a ruby in the middle of Mitt's lapel pin?

Mitt agrees with ObamaCare, but wants to repeal it

Obama ate Romeny's lunch on healthcare!

the number of low-post-count concern-troll threads is astounding

Mitt's pants are on fire. nt

Economic Update commentary right after the debate

Why did they turn around? Did Romney fart money?

Prez is sharp and nimble on health care

I thought I'd help the Freepers out. Everyone that can, try and login there! :) I think

Kids under 26 is already on private insurance because of the marketplace? Really?

welcome to the rmoney filibuster 90 minutes. enter at your own risk. that's all. n/t

The Prez is obviously boiling under the surface

McCaskill surges; Akin abortion comments draw fire

A "draw is a Romney loss.

I've never....

CAN'T romney afford a decent HAIRCUT where straggles of hair don't

Romney killed Big Bird and Elmo...

"Polling shows debates don't affect elections, despite myth of Kennedy-Nixon"

"Mitt Romney’s Five Biggest Lies of the First Half of the Presidential Debate"

The constant looking down is going to be Obama's "sighing" "looking at watch" moment

Is there a problem with DU? I cna't get the pages to display properly all of a sudden.

47% anyone?

Our President is NOT going to get in the weeds with Romney....Romney is baiting him and it ain't

Yankers win

Finally he went there

SLAM! Obama gets him between the eyes!

Most Annoying Republican Presidential Candidate in recent Memory

romney, moderator and participant, how interesting

Is Romney keeping his plans secret because they are too good?

THIS ASSHOLE GETS THE FIRST AND LAST WORD!!!!EVERY TIME!!!!

Ok team STOP arm chair quarterbacking

Mitt is starting to hyperventilate

****OFFICIAL DEBATE THREAD #4*****

romney is talking fast and erratically... cant believe some people think he is winning

Was Romney interrupting Obama and/or the moderator part of the drinking game?

There is always some moment in these debates

Triple Crown!

I appreciate observations, but isn't it a little early for GIANT CONCLUSIONS?

Romney just said he wanted a state-run healthcare plans?

My opinion, Romney is winning this debate :(

Michael Moore tweet: Eastwood's chair would do a better job moderating this debate.

Go Pres. Obama. He has NO plans just a bunch of lies

Lots of foamers here wanting a knife fight. Doesn't happen like that. So just chill. It's a draw.

Obama is beating rmoney like a rented mule!

"Mitt Romney says his it would take too long to describe his health care plan."

Time to wrap this up

Dear God... This reminds me of Bird Cage...

Omar Vizquel closes out storied career in style

State states states states, blow smoke up your ass, states states states

Why the hell is Obama alternately scowling and smirking at the podium?

It sounds to me like Willard is trying...

Rush Limbaugh darkly hints at conservatives needing to commit violence against liberals

Panicking Romney Attempts To Lay Off Debate Moderator

Romney's a really bad actor with his chuckles

Rmoney's response to the role of government was pathetic

Modest advantage Obama, but neither man did all that well

"Latest" page not loading--defaults to forums & groups 10/3 10:18 PM ET

Which media source are you using to watch the Debate? C-Span here

Anti-teacher film opens to WORST movie opening of all time.

I think that the mics should be cut off once the time limit has been hit.

New path, my ass!

So Romney is basically abdicating federal responsibility to the whims of whatever State you live in

Over talking and not following the rules of the debate (Romney) is not winning DU.

I think Obama is doing fine!

HELP! head exploding and think am having stroke

Everyone said the moderator or Obama would bring up the 47%

Obama is defensive, not offensive on the Economy

Romney on special needs education

One of the worst debating performances of a sitting President I've ever seen.

"It wasn't very detailed... seems to be a trend"

MAJOR FAIL !!! - Romney Finishes With A Flourish On The Constitution By Quoting The Declaration...

Politifact is making Romney look like a psychopath. Obama seems to be doing quite well...

Now Laher is inturupting the President.

So we added 12,000,000 more people on food stamps because Obama crashed the economy?

"Trickle down"

Post Debate Plan

How fast was this parody Twitter account made?

Lehrer not doing his job puts Obama in a predicament

Romney Backs Away From Own Tax Plan

Lehrer Cutting President Obama Off

I would like to file a formal complaint, this so called debate has been handled horribly.

Lehrer needs to grow a spine and tell Robme to STFU!

Anyone getting sound drop offs on PBS feed?

Bill Maher tweet...

Finally 10:22 an actual zing.

Romney doesn't know the difference between the Declaration of Independence and The U.S.

Mr. Etch A Sketch is tacking to the middle. He's going to continue

Debate Almost Over - Even More Confused On Romney's Positions

Romney said you put your money where your heart is

Romney Backs Away From Own Tax Plan

"I most certainly am not planning on doing all those things I've been saying I was planning to do."

Sweet Jesus

how do you debate someone who changes their positions at whim?

is Romney coming off as Likable ?

They need to send in the regular moderators, instead of the scab jim

"Latest" page not loading--defaults to forums & groups 10/3 10:18 PM ET

I like Big Bird and I cannot Lie!!

Romney's been practicing making his voice sound like Reagan's

STOP SAYING THERE IS THREE MINUTES!!!!!

Neil deGrasse Tyson tweet:

Romney could drop trou and take a dump on the carpet,

Great! Mitt is running on MORE MEETINGS!

Lies didn't really work for them at the GOP convention

Romney sounds like a suck up, but......

What was Romney's approval rating as Massachussetts governor?

#JimLehrer is trending on Twitter, and the comments are not kind

Romney spent the entire debate on the verge of hyperventilation

OK<...I claim ignorance...

It's 10:23. Romney is spewing like Bill Murray's character in groundhog day. Debate making me ill.

When Lehrer and asshole don't interrupt him

"Massachusetts has union teachers"

I think Motormouth Mitt wins a trophy for speed-lying tonight.

there are 3 debates... romney showed a lot of cards tonight...

Bad Moderation ruined the integrity of the debate, in my humble opinion.

78 year old Jim Lehrer ...

Romney Supports Education!

I have never seen as many critical low class criticisms of a Dem nominee on DU

There are two more debates

"I'm concerned about America." Ladies and gentlemen: Mitt Romney, The Ultimate 'Concern' Troll!

ROMNEY WINS ROMNEY WINS - HE GOT THE LAST WORD!

The trolls are in force tonight

Obama is going up on Intrade

LOL, YouTube just cut off Romney in his closing arguments, an automated hard-cut.

Those of you who think Obama lost tonight

I do not want your America you lying creepy robot!

Explain Intrade to me -- because Romney is losing big time there

When people compare what Romney said to (a) the facts, and (b) what he's said previously

Obama started slow and finished strong

The loser of this debate: The Commission on Presidential Debates

Romney was a rambling, hyperventilating wreck

Before I say goodnight, Fuck you Mr. Robme fuck you

When you're winning in the 4th quarter, you play it safe, run the ball & run out the clock

Mitt Romney's closing argument!

Can we please get DU back top normal now? Will the traffic slow down?

On CNN's graph, mittens is flatlining with female undecided voters

forty seven percent was never once mentioned.

The President Did Just Fine- Now Chill and Let Him Get On To the Rest of the Campaign!

So did that dumbass reality show help the dozen undecided voters out there pick their horse?

Romney didn't win the debate, Obama lost it

From now on, rMoney's new nickname is Creamsmirk! N/t

Because poor, inner city parents can choose where their children go to school.

Fuck Jim Lehrer

boring as hell

Moderator SUCKS

This the first time the Rmoney family has ever seen black people in person, by the way....

Rachel: We saw this debate format die a slow death on camera tonight

Jim Leherer acted like an NFL replacement ref

For the record. Mittens did NOTHING for Massachusetts.

HEY! SHUT UP! DON'T INTERRUPT ME! I'M TALKING IN ALL CAPS! I WIN THE DEBATE!!

Obama Wins by Fighting Every Single Day for All Americans

$716 billion cut in Medicare, $716 billion cut in Medicare, $716 billion cut in Medicare

YES! Rachel!!!

Biggest loser: Jim Lehrer

I forgot how much I hate fucking debates!

I thought Romney acted like a tweaked out bully

plastic face plastic smile

After the Debate tonight, all I can say is...

That was not a debate - it was a Rmoney Monologue

I am not a troll.

Face it friends...Mitt won this one.

Gish Gallop

Go, Ed! Telling the truth about Obama's SS comment!

Obama did fine!

Big Ed:The President was horrible

I'm a coward and admit it, I turned off TV--what are the pundits saying?....

MSNBC - Ed saying the President made problems for himself tonight and I agree. The SS was

AlJazeera saying...

Romney wanders at the end. Tosses out random talking points.

Those of you who think Obama lost...

Is something going on that has Obama preoccupied?

Mitt wins the debate until the fact checkers are heard tomorrow morning

Mondale won the first debate in 84

Debate polls thread

The only one who seems to understand what he's suppose to do on MSNBC, is Sharpton.

Obama held his own. The MittTwit got NO game change. No major mistakes on either side. DRAW.

The reason the debate wasn't that great ->>>>>> Jim Lehrer

Tweety's PISSSSSSSED

Obama's always too goddamn nice to Republicans. And we saw that again tonight.

Romney is being crushed to a pulp in this debate

Gore was bashed by the same Whores for being Aggressive

When I press "Latest Threads" or "Greatest Threads" I don't get the list

You know what? It doesn't take more than 30 seconds to say: "Hey

Romney was as bland, uninspiring, and robotic as he's always been.

WOW! Tweety is foaming at the mouth.

Tweety is beside himself

Ed on MSNBC is pissed..

If Obama wins this election, it's because of us, not him....

Wow . . . Tweety is blowing a gasket!

Where was Obama tonight? Tweety

Tweety Is On Fire

Nothing Romney said was true

Oh boy... here it comes...

Matthews is dead on about the debate.

Romney just shook his etch a sketch...

Ed says Romney won.... would you disagree?

Any snap polls yet?

Well, that was disappointing.

My favorite Romney fuck up moment...

People, ROMNEY WAS REHERSED FOR THIS, he doesn't have an original thought about anything

Romey told Leher "I'm coming after you and Big Bird" PBS going down.

Is there really ANY room to favor Romney over President Obama in this debate? On what?

Yahoo Debate Poll

What is President OBAMA'S October surprise?

I'm in a state of shock/sadness

What are the shots Obama missed???

I think Romney DOMINATED the debate, rather than winning it....not the same thing

I was watching the pre-debate show on C-Span when an older woman, Republican called

Joe Madison:I though the President was Presidential

Intrade is calling it a draw

Dennis Kucinich...Ten Years Ago Congress Began Debate Over Iraq War.

Dear Obama Re-election team....

President Romney

CBC onscreen debate poll

geez...when romney talked about working with dems in MA - just bullshit

When did Obama hit the asshole with 47%?

Played it safe and had a very bad night.

Thank you Lawrence O'Donnell

My wise, more moderate husband said this:

Why did that debate suck so much?

So how many ads can be made juxtaposing Mitten's latest flip flops?

I'm just amazed. This is the first Presidential Candidate that has gotten away

He will be indicted for perjury.

MSNBC is crucifying Rmoney

Romney trying to miraculously reinvent himself as the friend of the middle classes...

While Obama lost some opportunities, Romney seemed unhinged..Very uncomfortable..to me.

So yelling over your opponent and moderator is winning? Bullshit.

Romney made a good testimony, but

I just donated to President Obama.

Romney installed a 1tb lying chip for tonight, Obama forgot his fact checking chip

Why was Romney smirking when Obama spoke?

Fact checkers are going to have a field day with Mitt.

October 11--VP debate--Biden vs. Lyin' Ryan

Ed Schultz & Chris Matthews angrily questioning where was Obama

Joe Madison:The President was Presidential

Josh Marshall, TPM, Liveblogging conclusions:

Regarding Big Bird...

SNL's spin will be

Watching grass grow would have been more exciting

Yo DU

This is not a fucking game!

Obama cleaned house tonight

In The First Presidential Debate in 1984, Walter Mondale Crushed Ronald Reagan

Governor O'Malley: Mitt's promises were like eat cake, lose weight

I know we wanted Obama to obliterate Romney but a draw is a win for Obama

Has anyone else wondered if the reason the President seemed so out of it

It is vaguely *possible* this was the right debate strategy.

Tweety looks like he is going to have a stroke right there on camera.

My teenaged daughter on Facebook --

A theory on the 47%, and why it wasn't brought up tonight by Pres. Obama.

President's surrogates are doing a much better job having this President's back......

Romney: I’ll Cover Pre-Existing Conditions, Obama: No, You Won’t

Thanks for creating the next etch-a-sketch ad, Mitt

Free money! Go to Intrade and buy Obama shares (freepers buying Romney shares which'll be worthless

Cutter: "I sometimes wondered if we even needed a moderator because we had Mitt Romney."

How can Pres Obama respond to 100 lies in 1 minute? C'mon MSNBC!

Did Mitt Romney Just Call for My Death?

They're saying Obama spoke 4 minutes longer than Romney

Death by Split Screen: The First Presidential Debate and the Romney Smirk

Take the leash off of Joe Biden....

Mitten's car salesman delivery isn't going to win him Ohio

Hey MIRT!

Hey!

I thought President Obama was reasoned, patient and presidential during the first debate

Mitt Romney’s Five Biggest Lies of the First Half of the Presidential Debate

Honestly, tonight was great for us. Here's why...

Bully's always win

As I feared earlier today, Romney performed better than Democrats thought he would

Obama's game: box Romney in. Pin him down. Get him on the record.

my two cents...i see what concern`s mittens wife

OMG. DU this damn MSNBC poll from Ed ie: who won the debate

WE NEED TO WIN THE SPIN TO WIN!!!!!

Obama's campaign: "Romney on defense all night (and testy) Over tax, medicare plans..."

This is how you play the long game folks...

Almost Everyone is Missing the Two Biggest Take-aways from the Debate that Will Help Obama

This is the future of our nation-not a TV show: Pundits are not the General Public.

In the end, few people change their vote based on...

Mitt Romney’s Five Biggest Lies of the First Half of the Presidential Debate

Now here's some good news - check out this ad by Allen West's opponent.

I do not think the President did well tonight.

Romney, for the first time in his life, was pumped with caffeine

I think what is important is how many minds were changed..

After tonight's debate performance I'm going to...

Three Preliminary Observations

Now I get why Romney changes his position. It was in prep for the debates.

President Obama stumbled thru his words & Romney sailed thru his lies.

Did anyone else see Romney wipe his lip?

As Gregory just let slip - Mitt served up a big plate of ads and stump talking points for Obama...

Depressed after the debate

Romney did not win votes today

" He flip-flops like he's been tasered"

While Jim Lehrer wasnt looking, Romney hit Obama with a folding chair

Obama Camp: Romney Won On ‘Style’ But Got ‘Testy’

Mitten's car salesman delivery isn't going to win him Ohio

MSNBC Needs to Take a Chill Pill

Anyone hear Romney repeat that line about eliminating some deductions?

Police: Woman shot by border agent tried to flee

rmoney came off as a complete phony, his smile was beauty contestant

Come on DU!! Lets raise some money for the President!

Looked Like A Draw To Me, Ladies And Gentlemen

The debate clip aired on my local news.,,,

MSNBC! I AM The President of the United States! Shut the fuck up!

FACT CHECK: Presidential debate missteps

Romney according to CNN was more agressive in first debate

Romney was way too aggressive -- looked like a bully and a NUT.

Romney with his red upper lip, his beady eyes tearing up, and the weird way

I did not think the President did very well tonight.

Hey, Mitt Romney: You F*&king LIAR! Where! Are! Your! Tax! Returns???

Relax. Obama Won Because He's Honest

After Debate Music

OBAMA WEDDING ANNIVERSARY!!! Hello...people!

Ugh! Here comes Rudy Giuliani, just hit the mute button! On MSNBC.

CSpan had a split screen. The expression on Romney was a smirk..

In 2004, Senator John Kerry won the debates hands down... Remember who won the election?

Rudeness wins!

Rachel's got a live republican - she must be so excited!

Romney: I’ll Cover Pre-Existing Conditions, Obama: No, You Won’t

* Yawn* - As Predicted Romney Wins On Points, But Will Lose - Let Me Explain

Maybe you just don't realize how smart Obama is

The Huffington Post is already slapping down Romney...seems the little prince toldeth some lies

Rudy the Skull is on lying on MSNBC

Romney was a real dick to Jim Leher, how is that going to play with the Seniors?

Let's be freaking honest, damn it

alot of newbie threads tonight wonder why nt

My impression from the debates is that Obama is saving up for the last ones.

post debate fact checkers will kill Romney

Do people here really think these debates are going to alter the underlying dynamics of this race?

Only one question remains after the debate

Mass was #1 in everything when Mitt was gov

It's easy to win a debate if you can make up your own facts.

Romney is a LIAR - relax

Next debate, people will have high expectations for Willard

If Romney won't cut taxes what's the Fucking Point?

"Male person's conservative kind of middle of the road cotton undergarment"

Why were there no questions on women's rights, gays or immigration in tonight's presidential debate?

Remember how Kerry's ass kicking debates lead to victory?

Just found this - haven't read it all yet - NY Times debate live blog

WTF? Did they see the same debate I saw?

In terms of securing votes tonight. Obama clearly wins.

Gas prices have doubled during Obama's term? Um, NO Mitt - that's a LIE -

any of those "concerned": tell me one soundbyte that will hurt Obama

Stop Panicing people. Be calm.

Would a GOOD JOBS REPORT Friday make up for ...

R-OPMoney's smoke and mirrors tax plan - Mostly False

It's a shame Mitt didn't show up tonight.

Oh shit, Chris Hayes just punked Rudy!

Chris Hayes is doing a better job debating Guillliani than Obama did debating Romney.

Mitt just threw the Tea Party under the bus -- his entire base, in fact.

Romney won on style and Obama won on substance. This is becoming more and more clear.

Romney: I’ll Cover Pre-Existing Conditions, Obama: No, You Won’t

Is there anyone here who really understands independents / swing voters?

So,...I can't decide,.....is MSNBC a bunch of jackoffs or a circle jerk?

I Have a Nuanced Take on The Debates

Watch the polls . . . none of the superficial, performance judgments about the debate will matter

This debate was NOT a game changer for Romney

Fleecydale Road

Rude

Psst! Pass it around. Mittens Wants to Kill Elmo

WTF..Why does Rachel have Gulliani on..

What happened?

CNN is doing fact checking!

Obama: Romney Won’t Say ‘No’ to Extreme Parts Of Republican Party

CBS Instapoll Results of Debate Winner

Networks didn't do snap polls this time?

FUCK RMONEY. Maryland is Number ONE in SCHOOL SYSTEMS!

Playing defense was a mistake IMHO

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, first Triple Crown winner since Yaz of the '67 Bosox

Mitt Romney Said He Likes Big Bird At Tonight's Debate, But Will Cut PBS Subsidies

CBS poll of uncommitteds: 46% say Mitt won, 22% say Obama and 32% call it a draw

Mitt Won

The etch-a-sketch moment

Here's why the media seems to think Romney won the debate, and it should be familiar to all of us.

The source of my "concern."

Obama was deeply affected by...

Why didn't Obama bring up Mitt's missing tax returns or foreign investments?

I have seen this line..Bullies Always Win...It isn't true..NO

romney was too manic, obama too understated

Why didn't he take off the gloves?

Tonight - Romney told middle class/middle aged voters that he is eliminating Medicare as we know it

47%, woman's rights, immigration, outsourcing --- Obama will slam Mitt on this next time, right?!

CNN’s Factcheck for the Ages

CNN’s Factcheck for the Ages

Where are the flash polls we got 4 years ago on debate nights

Everybody chill

Question - Based On Debate, Are You More Or Less Clear On Romney's Agenda?

67% of registered voters in CNN poll say Romney won the debate. Only 25% say Obama.

CNN Flash Poll: Rmoney 67% - Obama 25%

Wait a minute, DU!! I take back everything I said. President Obama has a BRILLIANT strategy...

Panicking Romney Attempts To Lay Off Debate Moderator

CNN Poll Results

The lack of zingers didn't bother me, but I coulda used a few more slobberknockers

Obama started well ... but got his ass handed to him after the first segment.

Please, just wait until you see the ads that will come from tonight's debate.

David Plouffe is a lame-ass

Wait--I get it. Rev. Wright Tape and Romney Extreme Lies and Goading---Provoking Angry Black Man.

Dang, Obama didn't start yelling "Bain" and asking for tax returns!

Mr. Shraby isn't particularly political and he had one thing to say about half way

No, we did not have a surplus in the '90s.

Romney Sure Can Sell Used Cars

Romney, of course, lied about everything

"Mitt Romney Gives Obama All The Lies He Needs to Hang Him With"

imho, Obama lost tonight, but he will get a bump from this debate, I am pretty sure, here's why:

Obama needs to win big on November

ABOUT THE PROBLEMS THE NIGHT OF 10/3: PLEASE SEE THIS LINK

Where were you negative posters during the debates 4 years ago?

"I simply couldn’t be prouder of my husband tonight." –mo

Romney wants to kill Big Bird.

Jennifer Granholm predicted that Mitt Romney would win the first debate

Cracked "If Mitt Romney Had a Kickstarter.

Did the first presidential debate do anything to influence who you will support in the election?

You don't address a bullshitter with wonk

Hey, Shitt face Romney...You said tonight that i DO have to worry about my

Weird how nearly everything that came out of Romney's mouth was a lie

Con artists are smooth talkers, but lies catch up with them eventually

I hope Joe Biden dominates Paul Ryan in the VP debates.

The Flip-Flopper-In-Chief Flip Flops once again...

Chuck Fraud: Mitt established himself as a "credible" alternative

So Mitt Romney Was The Moderator

re: Flash Polls. More Republicans watched the debate.

CBS snap poll: 69% Obama cares about their needs and problems up from 53% before debate

so. What exactly has romney done for a living since 2008?

So Romney won the debate. Who was right? Who told the truth? Who was more accurate?

Transcript: First 2012 presidential debate

DUMP CITIZENS UNITED! -- The Human Banner

"No, Romney didn't make any major fuck-ups, aside from"

Axelrod: Romney layed down a series of positions that are troubling to the

why is the media focus tonight on Obama and not on Romney's deficits??

Why so many threads saying mitty won?

Let me get this straight. People think the guy who said he would get rid of Big Bird won the debate?

A Complete Disaster for Romney

shit just got real

People, this was exactly right tonight... Mittens showed himself to be...

God bless Steven Colbert. nt

Was Romney on cocaine tonight?

TONIGHT was the Set Up.

Top Romney Adviser: States Will Have To Cover People With Pre-Existing Conditions Under President Ro

4 Pound Hair Ball Removed From Girl's Stomach

What we saw tonight was Mitt Romney's Gish Gallop.

Most memorable part of debate.

A debate on domestic issues that didn't mention

Tonight, Romney again pledges to kill Big Bird.

Are Mormons allowed to take speed?

How do you handle an aggressive bully who lies? What advice would you give

Jon Stewart Slams ‘Drudge-Con 1 -Sized Fox News Reaction To 2007 Obama Video - video link

Of all the MSNBC gang, Reverend Sharpton had the best take, IMO

OBAMA WON ...

Obama and Romney, in First Debate, Spar Over Fixing the Economy. NYT

Mitt wants to fire Big Bird AND take away his health insurance!

ED on MSNBC keeps saying the Obama never said

(47%) In the debate why didn't Obama skewer Romney with the remarks Romney has made in recent weeks

The Eye of the Beholder

What debate was MSNBC watching?

KitchenAid Tweets Joke About Obama's Dead Grandma

California's Historic Opportunity to End the Death Penalty

55% say Romney would better handle the economy. Romney swept the flash polls of

Biggest winners and losers from tonight's debate

Favorability rating didn't change from before the debate to after the debate for either Obama

The Debate Lasted 1 1/2 Hours, Liar Checking Is Going To Go On For Weeks

The first 2012 presidential debate: President Obama vs. Mr. 47%, #15

Any debaters in the group?

Well it's over and done with and there is nothing more we can do...

CNN just said they sampled more republicans for the post-debate poll! Carville calls bullshit.

I LOVE Ezra Klein

Only the swing states matter at this point.

Smart take from Josh Marshall

We are now officially changing "Where's Waldo?" to

Thank you Mitt

After Two Years I post here again...And I must say I miss you all in the DU Lounge the most!!!

I challenge you to name the defining moment of the debate.

Romney's condescending sneer and Romney's lies

#BigBird trending

Nobody will care, But Romney said something UTTERLY DISGUSTING

Whatever you think of this debate, I totally disagree with the comparison with W.

Of course, this debate sucked for us. Felt awful. but not because of the president - ponder..

If you are disappointed or worried about tonight, there is one thing you can do

Obama campaign needs to get an ad out highlighting all the Romney lies tonight

Romney was aggressive, sure.... but he has now placed himself in a box

Anyone here remember the 2008 debates?

Mrs. Plaidder's comment on Obama's low affect: "He didn't want to be there on his anniversary."

"Mr. Romney, you are running for the office of the United States of America not the divided States..

Why Romney LOST this debate:

Plouffe 47 percent comment "called Romney's problem is because it wasn't a gaffe"

It was a debate of expectations.

The President did perfectly fine, and exactly what he was suppose to do...

Low point: when Obama took a dig at Romney when he said that for 18 months

MSNBC has as much vested interest in drama and panic as the next guy.

Kos:A loss, but not a game-changing one

Can no one else see the rope a dope...

Is Mitt Romney an Etch a Sketch?

What would Romney do if he HATED Big Bird?

So does anyone know what percentage of Americans actually watch the debates?

Obama needs to get his ass in gear or he will feel the crappy end of an inauguration day.

Romney Spent 90 Minutes Spewing GOP Talking Points. Lehrer Set Obama Up By NOT Doing His Job.

Top Romney Adviser: States Will Have To Cover People With Pre-Existing Conditions Under President Ro

The debate was awesome

Is debate performance really a good basis for a voter to choose a candidate?

Hey, Mr. President didn't make one peep re Mittwitt's tax returns. Why do you suppose he didn't?

I wonder whether Obama failed to challenge Romney on his lies because...

16 of 39 of the CNN undecided voter focus group made a decision

Did the President say that his Social Security plan was similar to romneys? I hope not, because

"silver lining for Obama in post-debate poll"

Style Vs Substance.... Which one counts more historically?

O.K., everyone go online and bring up the debate, turn the sound off and just watch

David Plouffe: Obama Didn’t Bring Up 47 Percent Because It’s Been ‘Chewed Over’

Socialism and Syria

Best line: "five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big bold idea is 'nevermind.'"

Three words; Town Hall Debate

This is what we are dealing with in regard to undecideds

What happen???

One Big Question: How did previous debates affect Presidential Elections?

The President was trying to abide by the AGREED upon format, so he dialed his responses

You don't need subsidies, tax breaks, or corporate welfare if...

My head hurts.

Kos: A loss, but not a game-changing one

the untruths mr romney told tonight will come back to haunt him

CNN's focus group and snap poll...

Survival tips for men: How to ask a question to a woman

Does anyone think Obama lost significant ground in Ohio tonight?

Obama is doing well with the fact checkers...Romney not so much

Shit just got real

damn chris matthews

I wonder what Ryan thinks about Romney's centrist shift?

Who let Romney get into Honey Boo Boo's stash of Go-Go Juice?

I attended a presidential debate watch party this evening

Salon fact checking

Come on, everyone should've known that Romney would be like this

Perhaps we witnessed the "Setup" like in the film, "The Sting"

We may be visited by both Khan and Q this season

anyone notice

Mitt on his tax plan:

LOTS of good news in this debate.

People have already started making pics about Romney being anti-PBS. I love it.

How could this possibly have been complicated?

No one should EVER let a lie go unchallenged. Do so at your own peril /nt

MSNBC poll on debate

Do You Want to Win the Battle or the War?

How did Etch A Sketch Man again LIE and FLIP and GO MODERATE tonight? (Didn't see ALL of it.)

Did Romney make a gaffe that could hurt Scott Brown?

Do these debates even matter?

If Obama had gone for the knockout and got it

Got My Ten So Now I Can Say Hi

Tonight could have been Rmoney's death knell

Romney's failure of the debate: he still hasn't defined himself

First Presidencial Debate - Barack Obama VS Mitt Romney

Five thoughts, One lesson.

He lied to my face

The path to forgiveness.....

I think that Ed Schultz got it right tonight. Where as the president?

CRIMINAL PROBE OPENED IN FL INTO ROMNEY-TIED FIRM AT CENTER OF GOP VOTER REGISTRATION FRAUD SCANDAL

Romney didn't win the debate I watched.

Is it proper community standards to call President Obama an "asshole"?

complete, complex analysis of the debate, taking all questions and answers into account:

What was his secret weapon tonight?

Obama 348, Romney 190: UAH astrophysicist, who got it right twice before, predicts electoral results

Take a deep breath and move forward. And look on the bright side ...

Never thought I'd say this but

Tweety is rewarding Romney for being excitable during the debate

Florida opens criminal probe into voter registration firm

I missed the debate tonight.

BREAKING NEWS - HOLY CRAP!

Romney on the economy "this is a very tender topic". LOL! He opened with that during

We new going in the that press will say Mitt won

Just donated

Have you all seen this AMAZING video?

Like me.....Anyone who is concerned about their future and is close or in their mid 50s

Mitt Romney's Economic Plan: Win, Then Do Nothing (Photo)

Eric Fehrnstrom just contradicted Romney post-debate re: pre-existing conditions

CNN poll--54% approval for Rmoney BEFORE THE DEBATE

Mitt Romney Gives Obama All The Lies He Needs to Hang Him With

What it boils down to (the debate)

Big Bird won the debate.

Mitt Romney Gives Obama All The Lies He Needs to Hang Him With

Jim Lehrer lost this debate.

My article: The Flip Flopping Say Anything to Win Romney is BACK! - 1st Debate Recap

Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft

"I'd like to bring money from overseas back to this country."

Is it possible for a Democratic candidate to win a Presidential debate?

We have a chance for Biden to really shine vs. The Budget Munster, Paul "Rand" Ryan next week

The negative response from a lot of folks here is comforting in a way.

Quick recap of presidential debate

Neil deGrasse Tyson on cutting PBS

Mitt Romney Adopts New ‘Ronnie Ferocious’ Persona For Debates

Should the Obama campaign expose the fact that Romney is a draft dodger?

I don't think this debate is devastating...

Cable News Ratings Q3 2012: MSNBC Breaks Records, CNN Up From Last Quarter

Well, that explains Obama's passive performance...

Anyone else see Romney wiping his sweat with the white hanky during the debate?

The Reality Is That Mitt Lied About Everything He Would Do And Stands For And ----

I gotta big bird for ya Romney!

I really can't believe what I just watched

8 undecideds on MSNBC thought Rmoney won debate,

Top Romney Adviser Admits Romney LIED in Debate Tonight

Rmoney's going to get a lot of big checks tomorrow.

Mildly reassuring headline from the (Republican) Chicago Tribune

Al Gore won the debate when people watched. Then, the M$M played back the tape and Bush won!

Trust we Americans. We know snake oil when we see it.

"Big Bird" has been trending on Twitter all night.

Romney takes his debate talking points from Factcheck.org.

Romney back stage: "Red Bull is a helluva drug!"

"Governor, how do tax breaks help unemployment if the wealthy stash their money in the Caymans?"

The opening of "Lawrence" needs to be a TV ad...

cnn breaking news:romney DOMINATES debate

They all heard something they never heard before...

Romney and PBS

Fox Headline: "No Knockout Punches, But Plenty of Jabs..."

The funny thing is, 90% of America has already moved on to something better...

Obama challenged Romney's lies

Mittens killed Big Bird tonight.

What's the point of lowering tax rates...

Hmmm... Kerry played Romney in the Debate prep, right?

How Did Voters React to the Debate?

Mitt Romney Lost The Election Tonight.

So Mitt dresses himself in a NEW set of "facts" and impresses the MSM enough to call him the winner.

The art of political etch a sketch we were warned we would see appeared tonight

Mister Rogers defending PBS to the US Senate

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Wednesday, October 3)

Jim Lehrer blasted for his performance in first presidential debate

Lets have some fun-What will Fox and friends say in the morning?

I'm not an artist, but I play at being one in my basement, along with YoungerGreenKid. (PIC HEAVY)

I'm not a troll----part two

ANYBODY CAN GRAB A FUCKING WIN WHEN YOU INTERRUPT AND TALK OVER YOUR OPPONENT.

This PBS thing is a BFD...

Romney was a well oiled Power Salesman tonight

Anniversary or not I hope Michelle

Barbara Streisand is back in the movies! Trailer for the Guilt Trip.

Hee hee-- Julian Epstein's tweet re nitt's performance

Charlie Rose -the debate aftermath...will log the main talking points below. not great news. Long!

How Would You Describe The Debate???...

Get to work...

Gergen on CNN: President Obama Surprised Romney Was Lying

How to Pay for $5 Trillion in Tax Cuts

Ted Kennedy vs. Mitt Romney - "My opponent is multiple choice"

Fact checkers won't change dick about the shit storm we saw tonight

One of the worse things about the debate tonight ...

Romney Kills Big Bird Thread (PICS)

MSNBC became FoxNews tonight

The President is a very cool chess player>whenever he seems weak, he is setting up a checkmate.

NPR: Romney Goes On Offense, Pays For It In First Wave Of Fact Checks

An Asshole and a Gentleman

The hangover...

Can someone get together or find someone to get together a video of Romney's lies

Last post before I go to bed- did Romney do anything to help with his battleground state issue?

Welcome to TN Mr. President

Obama would never outright call Romney a liar... not his style

I wonder what Romney's sons think about their Dad calling them liars on national TV? :)

Undecided before debate- but this helped me choose

Editorial: Romney wins on style, Obama on facts

so...wasn't Chris Hayes' takedown of Ghouliani delicious?

Obama could have done better in this debate but he didn't have a gaffe that could be used against

"Who's debate arguments do you agree with and trust more?"

Silver lining tonight: Romney's debate expectations are thru the roof now.

Debates aside - Let's not forget, Friday's unemployment numbers will be a game changer.

Romney Goes On Offense, Pays For It In First Wave Of Fact Checks

I'm going to wait and see what the post-debate polling says...

Pat Neshek of the Athletics loses son 23 hours after birth

Well just came home from a debate

So Did Mitt Use Any Zingers In Tonight's Debate?......

Anyone catch Romney's circular logic on Simpson-Bowles?

Willard told the whole planet his sons are liars.

The thing that's going to hurt Pres. Obama (and the poll numbers) is the media spin.

This explains Romney's apparent change on tax cuts

Mitt Romney Killed Big Bird Tonight. Nuff said.

Jeff Greenfield--"as one sided [a debate] as I've ever seen"

Tonight's debate has lots of good Romney v. Romney clips for an Obama ad

The State I'll be watching is Ohio...

Preventing the Reagan effect

What do you think Romney was on?

Mitt Romney: I love Big Bird, but I will fire Big Bird

Someone Please Cite a Presidential Election Where A Debate Turned The Election Completely Around?

I've lost all respect for Jim Lehrer

Please Watch The Debate Again!!!

So what was Romney on tonight?

Something else we can say with confidence tonight...

I've Tivo'd the debate so no spoilers everyone okay? Thanks!

Mitt the father

rMoney: "...I will fire Big Bird..." EXCELLENT...please google Romney Big Bird

Rev. Al on MSNBC tonight regarding Romney's lies: He gave a good testimony, but he'll be indicted.

As I watch the debate for a second time, with the sound turned on for the middle half

Rmoney's Debate Strategy....

where were his zingers?

Ann Romney: If Elected, Mitt's Biggest Challenge Will Be Maintaining His 'Mental Well-Being'

Romney found a way to take the value out of fact checking.

Why were there no questions on women's rights, gays or immigration in tonight's presidential debate?

maybe tonight was to keep the big donors sending $ Romney's way

Ok listening to this on the repeat

The Etch-a-Sketch Has Oficially Been Shaken

Obama was very wise not to follow our advice tonight

There was one issue that mattered tonight

If your looking for some great Romney/Big Bird images here's a link to a TON of them

Do not get into a numbers argument with a liar and a con man (Mitt Romney).

So, about that CNN Snap Poll

Top Romney Adviser Admits PreExisting Conditions NOT Covered

Presidents Mondale, Dukakis, Perot & Kerry

I don't know??????

All in a day: My 11-year-old son weighs in on the debate; my oldest daughter shakes FLOTUS' hand

The only good thing about tonight is that expections for President Obama is that expectations

Another 5,072 Democrats and 2,185 "Republicans" Registered to vote in Florida on 10/2

I Got The Impression Listening To Rmoney That He Was The .....

Why George Galloway is suing NUS

I have a good friend who puts her money where her mouth is,

Two Words: Wrong and Republican

Missed Obama Zinger thread: contributions welcome

Remember "The Count" from Sesame Street?

Who cares who is on that stage with Our President

Were Massachusetts Schools Rated Number One Of.....

I'm speechless.

Has anyone been online...Big Bird is the big winner tonight.

Let's see now... cut PBS funding but keep tax breaks for the oil companies? Did he really say that?

At Debate-Watching Party in Suburban Ohio, Voters Are Less Than Thrilled ~ NYT

Let's spin this as 'The Sesame Street' Debate

Romney lied his ass off, CNN skewed their insta-poll, and Ed-MSNBC blamed Obama.....

PLEASE watch debate again, on C-SPAN,

Is it possible Mitt Romney does not understand that Sesame Street EDUCATES MILLIONS of Children?

Mitt said Turn off PBS?

Ha ha ha ha ha! Big Bird Takes To Twitter And Responds To Mitt Romney

I keep wondering how Bill Clinton would have handled Romney.

Fact check: Romney, Obama face off over education spending

Mitt needs to take a lesson in counting from this guy:

Chris Matthews: ‘Where was Obama tonight?’

DAMN YOU MITT!!!

LMAO..how'd that Big Bird zinger work out for ya, mittens??

Twitter: Romney's 'Big Bird' reference explodes online

Obama winning Google Debate Poll against Romney

A visual representation of the debates

I did it backward.

Granholm Reacts To Debate: "Democrats, Progressives Don't Be Worried"

Muppets against Mitt Romney

This is like 2000 all over again.

'Distracted'.

Warrior queen's tomb in Guatemala gives up Mayan secrets

World-Herald Poll: Majority now back recognition of gay unions

Romney Ran Through A Backyard Full Of Rakes Tonight

The simple truth about tonight's debate

Mike Malloy's live commentary on the 10/3 presidential debate (4 segments)

CNN Quick vote: Who won Wednesday night's debate?

It's up to all of us to save Big Bird

My two cents: Two interesting things I noticed during the debate.

I thought the debate was kind of blah and that neither of them won it.

Joe's up next

The tax plan that Romney denied was his is STILL on his web site!

Romney Fires Big Bird

Reconciling the Lies. It is like Christmas Morning.

Did you know you could get such a grand reception by just making stuff up?

Obama was smart NOT to mention the 47%

Please give me the list of Romneys flips to the center and his lies. Didn't see it all.

Plans to print a gun halted as 3D printer is seized

Analysis: China's currency foray augurs geopolitical strains

Republican climate sceptics face battle for re-election as green groups hit back

Time to "Buy" Obama shares on Intrade

First Debate Ad is out: 'Mitt Romney: What a Guy'

Facts Matter and Mitt Romney Didn’t Deliver Them

Team Obama went on a reconnaissance mission in the 1st debate. The attack is coming. So chill.

Get a grip folks, & stop comparing the debate to a ball game

Fry’s, Smith’s Ratify Union Agreement

The Romney B.S. Express

Meijer to Hire 12,000 for Holidays

Occupy Sesame Street!!!

Ancient Remains Show Female Metal Worker

Tell me how would one prepare to debate Joe Isuzu?

Remember Tweety also thought Obama was too

Non-Hispanic whites are the most likely to be "entitlement" recipients

Only in America--health status and whether or not one is insured

a minor complaint about Huffpo

Supervalu Attracts Buyout Barons

Just LOOk at those union workers destroying our economy!

The Debate Pundits - They wanted a deathmatch

David Gergen on CNN - President Obama thrown off his game because Mitt Romney was "flat out lying"

A Guardian oddity

TRUTH SQUAD: The Debate

Obama not himself - could he have taken something to help him relax - and it did the job too good.

Image never were truer words spoken

Romney calls press conference to apologize for his lies

C'mon, you're going with hacks like Karen Tumulty when you declare Romney a winner in the debate

Very Funny. The black panel. Race baiting Gop style

* * * HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Tobin S. * * * ! ! ! !

The Real Reason the US Fears Iranian Nukes

Results of Dial Group Session Show Support for Obama's Quiet Approach

New Romney ad here just called him "a common sense conservative."

KitchenAid Apologizing After Tweeting Joke About President’s Dead Grandmother

Romney's secret plan, it turns out, was to appear moderate.

Buster Posey wins NL batting title...

They are saying Romney won the night

Romney will kill Big Bird

Big Bird says

Romney went to the debate as a win/lose contest. Obama went to the debate to discuss the

The punditry is all saying Romney won, but every clip shown makes him look like an asshole

Dial groups from debate show support for Obama's quieter approach

The difference between listening and watching

Reduction through Attrition

Watching this mornings soundbites of the debate. Not bad!

Obama let us down

When a Republican runs against a Republican, the Republican will win every time. - Harry S Truman

Paul Krugman- Romney's Sick Joke

Please help me understand.

Let's stop complaining about Jim Lerher, shall we?

So where are the lie detector results?

Why are people attacking those who thought Romney "won" the debate?

FYI. Big Bird has been trending over night on twitter.

When Romney said "I never got a tax break for shipping jobs overseas"... I wish Obama would've said

Huffington Post has dropped the POTUS Electoral Outlook to 290 and Mitwit 191

18 minutes in I changed channels.

Romney turned his back on the tea party last night. I'm wondering what will be heard from them.

Criss Matthews "Mitt won"

David Axelrod: "The President was answering the questions he was asked..."

Favorite World War II bridge movie?

The GOOD news: Nate Silver has it Obama 86.1% - Rmoney 13.9%

Horsey Toon: The Debate, Summarized

U.S. works to shut down tech support scam

4 Disturbing Ways Big Banks Have Turned Colleges Into Money-Grubbing Institutions

"Ohio high court: Police get leeway to question juveniles."

Wow...

If Pres. Obama HAD mentioned the 47% comment...

Hopefully, this will be like a Rocky movie

SOUTH AFRICA'S TUTU WINS $1M AWARD

I wanted Jim Lehrer to push back on Romney -- Mitt fired him 5 minutes into the debate

IMHO, willard made one HUGE gaffe last night.

Romney did a great job

We Should Have Learned By Now That The Only Time Rmoney Tells The Truth Is.....

The consensus analysis from this morning's news shows is that Romney lied...

The other Vacation the Romney Family Took

Give a store your e-mail address, it'll find you on Facebook

Rush (the band) nominated for Rock N Roll Hall of Fame!

It was like watching a car salesman and an automotive engineer

So, what are your suggestions on how to win and what can I do to help?

I am firmly convinced - Romney is a Sociopath, with a capital S

I don't know if there's an effective strategy when debating someone

I Love Obama, but..................

People are so proud to declare unhinged lying as winning. Lowering standards.

Keep the sound off EXCEPT during debate clips

RobMe supporters are acting like November is gonna be Reagan/Mondale part II . . .

Turkey's parliament authorises military action in Syria

I Follow The White House Press Corps On Twitter & They....

My take: Mitt was a bully and Obama was too passive.

Romney didn't win by lying. He won by GETTING AWAY with lying.

Romney Shines In Denver, Obama Camp Says So What

My objective debate analysis.... Boring! Zzzzzzzz.

No undecideds know that Obama lost last night's debate.

What does it take to get a moderator that actually controls the debates?

Aspirin may 'slow elderly brain decline', study finds

Romney debate strategy in one short video...

Four Qaeda militants killed in U.S. drone strike

Romney Post-Debate Fallout: Aide Says States Will Have To Cover Folks With Pre-Existing Conditions

'No proof' vitamin D stops colds

What will the reaction in Freeperville to Romney's performance last night

'50-hour genome' test for babies with genetic diseases

A Farm Bill Only Monsanto Could Love

Black mamba venom is 'better painkiller' than morphine

cnn looks like romney headquarters

Atwater, California declares fiscal emergency

Nobody "won" that debate because there wasn't really a debate

+++ NFL Picks / Week Five +++

Where have I seen this President before? Why did he appear to "phone it in"?

Is there any doubt Bill Clinton would have creamed Willard last night?

OBAMA KILLS BIN LADEN; ROMNEY KILLS BIG BIRD!

This Far-Right Supreme Court Is Reason Enough to Vote Obama

Why Don’t Americans Care About Democracy at Home?

Losing a debate is not the same as persuading someone on a policy.

We just saw our quarterback get sacked last night so what are we going to do

who lied? FACT-CHECK: OBAMA SPINS, ROMNEY SKEWS

How many here have already voted?

The media won't push it for us, so we've got to push it ourselves. Two words: ROMNEY LIED!

Keiser Report: Dirty Deeds of Wall Street Rat

John Nichols tweets...

my conservative newspapers take on the debate....surprising

Just donated to OFA

Lack of specifics

Body Language Expert: Romney ‘Hyperactive,’ Obama ‘Measured’ in Debate

CNN post-debate survey shows lopsided decision for Romney doesn't move the polls an inch

Corn: Romney used a Monty Python ("It does not!") defense. Axelrod: Romney played "a shell game."

If Obama Retains A Small But Measurable Lead, It Means That The Election Is More Or Less Over

New Obama Ad! -- Mitt Romney's Debate Performance: "Mostly Fiction"

Nutcase alert: "Israel, Now or Never"

Soooo, To The Romney Campaign, "Zinger" Must Mean "Lie"...

So specifically, what lies did Romney tell?

A reminder from Keith O

FactCheck does the job on Romney's claims. Says he tended to exaggerate!

Romney Won and the Truth Lost

Like Hillary Clinton Says "Let's All Take A Deep Breath."

Obama was counting the number of times Romney lied in his notes.

Mr. Rogers on PBS Funding

the biggest problem: enthusiasm gap will widen again

Tom Toles- The Debate: The Perfessor vs Lemon Dog

The glaring political elephant in last night's debate

The sad fact about last night is the President could have put this election away, he didn't. Now we

Awwwww 2

Cute response from a Romney supporter

MittNIO told some Lies last night

We need to turn the tables on them.

What really happened here.....

Jobless claims inch higher, but beat expectations

"rope-a-dope"

We saved 716B in Medicare by targeting fraud and waste.

Unanimous Agreement on Debate: Replace Jim Lehrer With 'Replacement Refs'

Mitt wants to kill Public Broadcasting? Which costs more: PBS or the Marine Corps Marching Band?

John Kerry won the debates in 2004

“Obama is depending on people's intelligence. Romney depending on their ignorance.”

Joan Walsh: The president stays professorial, while Romney gets feisty – and dishonest

Question:

James Carville

So, my family left Yosemite six weeks and two days ago.......phew......

I intend to ask Republicans this. "Which Mitt Romney are you voting for?"

"This may go down in history as the Big Bird Debate."

CNN's David Gergen: Romney was "sort of flat out lying."

Romney lied & lied & lied &

supportbigbird.com

Rift Grows Between Israeli Leaders Over Relations With U.S.

An Aurora Shooting Survivor Makes A Powerful Gun Control Ad

Sixty million people watched the "debate" but

Funny - the "Fair & Balanced" news source says "Debate Re-Energizes Campaign 2012"

Berlin: From 'Poor but Sexy' to Rich and Unaffordable

Obama aside..how did Romney hurt himself?

Interview with Economist Joseph Stiglitz 'The American Dream Has Become a Myth'

People who watch the debates have already made their decision. Those who don't watch...

Why Didn't The President Mention The 47% And Bain Capital?

LOL. So Glad Obama Don't Listen To Handwringers on Du

Romney's plan to cut the deficit:

Prez's Supporters Wrong To Wring Their Hands Over Debate Performance

Can we trust a habitual liar to be President?

So lemme get this straight.....

Romney was at his best and worst last nite simulltaneously...Alas Obama was at his worst

Is there anyone here who has been on a high school or college Debate Team?

WTF: CNN Debate Snap Poll: People Surveyed: White, 50+, & from the South!

How relevant are debates in 2012?

Tomorrow's jobs report better be +six digits

Last Night Just Confirmed To Me While I Loathe Most Republicans

THE "BIG BIRD" DEBATE: SHARE graphics & tweets here!

romney's behavior

Democratic Pollster: Romney Scored Some Points But Not Enough

Anyone here know anything about

In context: Baldwin's "damn right" statement

A clip of Romney bullying a helpless old man could really turn this thing around

Romney: Elect 87% Democratic Congress and you can have great schools and healthcare in spite of me.

McCaskill surges in polls as Akin’s abortion comments draw fire Read more here: http://www.kansasci

Cinnamon Roll Cake update...

"The Big Bird Debate" aka Romney's "Big Bird Debacle"

At Last Night’s Debate: Romney Told 27 Myths In 38 Minutes

Romney's strategy: Pretend that Obama is/was Bush

First Lady's 'BlogHer' post from Denver and her thoughts on the debate

Did Jim Lehrer ever show up last night?

My opinion of the debate last night.

So Rmney won the first debate...

Have they fired Bobby Valentine yet?

Seeking Living Wage & Humane Conditions, Immokalee Workers Bring Fair Food Fight to Chipotle

" The MEDIA Perception Seems To Be That Somehow, By Being Aggressive, Romney Won "

Chuck Toady working hard to push the Colorado in play, leaning R meme

the object is to win the election, not the debate.

And lo the oak trees shall bring forth acorns abundantly...

Obama did brilliantly last night at the debate

DeLong: ROMNEY LIES. ALL THE TIME. ABOUT EVERYTHING. WHY DO YOU ASK?

Duckworth v Walsh Debate Schedule

Last night may rally some republican but what will it do to the far-right base?

Chill Out DU: A former trial attorney's thoughts on the debate

FDR's answer to Romney

Mitt Romney vows to fire Big Bird to save 0.00014% of the budget

Romney wants to cut PBS Funding - SH*! JUST GOT REAL - ELMO UNHINGED

Mitt Romney vows to fire Big Bird to save 0.00014% of the budget

Big Bird Won--Jim Lehrer LOST.

Romney Goes On Offense, Pays For It In First Wave Of Fact Checks

ROMNEY MEGA-GAFFE: "I maybe need to get a new accountant."

Mitt's swatting at mosquitoes when he goes after Big Bird.

It is your civic duty to VOTE!!!!!!

This is the Bain approach

Papantonio: Fighting The Koch-Controlled Courts

Donate to 'Obama for America' today . . .

Why the debate was bad: He gave THEM our hope (& change).

Quinnipiac CT Poll: "Obama Widens Lead Over Romney To 12 Points"

Chris Matthews made some good points last night

Smelly Moderator

LOL! Fox News poll has Obama winning the debate! Voting still open:

Romney Told 27 Myths In 38 Minutes

After listening to 3 hours of call-ins on Cspan this morning You'd think Mitt won.

Simon Singh threatened with legal action for criticising health magazine

Manipulation?

From Team Obama: Mitt Romney's Debate Performance: "Mostly Fiction"

Philippines arrests Gloria Arroyo on plunder charges

Orlando Cruz becomes boxing's first openly gay man

“Is the reason Gov. Romney is keeping all these plans secret because they’re too good?”

Does anyone know how much time each side used last night?

Study: Omega-3 Supplements May Actually Affect Aging

How to find out information about friends overseas who may have been harmed?

When Romney said X, I wanted Obama to say Y....?

HuffPost wants to declare Romney the winner with it's big headlines however...

Why is one of Obama’s great lines tonight not being talked about?

The rose-colored glasses salesman is getting rich this morning.

NPR pissed me off with their pre-debate coverage

There is nothing that will change my support of Barak Obama however.......

Last night something happened that has not happened in 45 years - what was it

Al-Shabaab is executing Somali journalists for the crime of reporting on sports

THIS is why Mittens did not win.

Paul Krugman: Romney’s Sick Joke

Here's the RNC's New Attack Ad Targeting Obama's Debate "Smirk"

The Only Failure I Saw Last Night Was the Media Left!!

Skinner please check your real mail box

Ten Awesome Ladies to Dress Up As This Halloween

Umm..you *can* debate a liar by calling out their LIES. Claiming the style won over substance meme

Anyone here remember the 2008 debates?

SNL skit about undecided voters

The Rude Pundit: Random Observations on Last Night's Presidential Debate

** Gets out staple gun and posts sign promoting DU's new Diner & Gas Station **

Rasmussen: OBAMA (+2)

DROUGHT CRUSHES LOCAL BEEF INDUSTRY IN HAWAII

"Hey Romney! ... I'll be whatever height I want, thank you."

I adore and respect both Joe and Michelle

So if Obama had acted like Romney last night..

I usually go with the MSNBC pundits, but this time I am not so sure

Romney's Persona

Romney Goes On Offense, Pays For It In First Wave of Fact-Checks

I keep telling you: We're in an Era of Lying....

Romney's Tax Plan

Josh Marshall: Mitt's Vulnerability - His campaign agenda is based on a massive deception.

Large liars with loads of money win.

"Romney Pie"

Direct from Facebook............

Mitt Romney's Debate Performance: "Mostly Fiction"

Silly rabbit the arts are for the rich

Gallup: U.S. Unadjusted Unemployment Rate at 7.9% in September

Your gun doesn’t make me safer

Romney: The Bull in a China Sweatshop

Please help - I need the Big Bird Will Work for Food pic resized for FB cover photo

...those people who are less fortunate and can't care for themselves are cared by one another

Gish Gallop > Actual Debate Technique Of Throwing A Torrent Of Lies At Opponent.

Punish CNN for Bogus Poll: Remove Candy Crowley as a Moderator

Mitt Romney vows to fire Big Bird to save 0.00014% of the budget

Romney Won Debate #1 - So What!

Word cloud from the debates

Best Summary Of Debate Yet

Pic Of The Moment: Winning A Debate, Romney-Style

Did a live chat with Kitchenaid, registering my disgust at their tweet.

Think Progress: Romney told 27 lies in 38 minutes

Elmo and The White House Chef...

Two reasons why Willard wants to kill PBS

Rebranding the Repukes

After Last Night's Debate - Where The Campaign Is This Morning

Many of us expected President Obama to mop up the floor with

Jonathan Chait: Romney's Successful Debate Formula: Lying

During the debate romney tries to draw Obama into 'blame-it-on-China'. Doesn't succeed.

Romney lacked substance last night (among other things).

Rasmussen: No Romney Bounce At All?

What is wrong with Democrats?

At First Debate, Mitt Romney Admits That He Would ‘Absolutely Not’ Support His Own Tax Plan

APNEWSBREAK: AKIN FAILED TO REPORT STATE PENSION

The most beautiful web ad I've EVER seen. Get your kleenex ready...

Ohio State students can use an email as ID when voting.

About last night. What matters, what doesn't.

New Pic floating around Facebook on Sesame Street

"When your opponent believes he is stronger, let him attack first, so that he will expose his

Mitt's Meaningless Victory

Republicans Run Pirate Bay Skyscraper Ad Campaign

Apparently Mitt Romney wants to replace Obamacare with Obamacare

Romney's Pivot Fake to the Center

Obama Campaign: Romney Won Debate Because HE LIED!

Big Ed still mad

Obama (last night) was to Romney's bully lies as Kerry was to Swiftboating

What we got.

Politifact.com - Mitt Romney's file:

A few observations on last night's debate

President Obama Killed Bin Laden.Willard Romney Wants To Kill Big Bird

Romney still has a big hole to overcome

DROUGHT WORSENS IN SOME KEY MIDWEST FARMING STATES

Mitt Gives Away His Game

My suspicion when this is all said and done

There's a difference between winning a debate and winning the presidential election

why did Obama say 5 million jobs?

When you are the incumbent, you can't be the attack dog.

Al Gore blames Denver and its thin air for Obama losing the Debate

Obama needs to say that he was off his game, and that it will not happen again.

whatever the "strategery" was, it looked to this progressives like Obama pulled punches

I'm sorry, but I think Romney really did an excellent job

Rolling Stone: The First Debate: Mitt Romney's Five Biggest Lies

Fox news must be clearing a time slot for Romney

forget the stupid "gish gallop" terminology.. call it what it is: "speed lying"

If Obama did what I think he did last night, he is absolutely brilliant.

I'd like to know if anyone else has ever felt this way.

The fucking whining

Promises are Worth Their Weight in Gold

Why did Obama debate taxes with Rmoney

Sesame Street a' la Romney: Delicious.

If nothing else last night's performance demands better moderators

Next time someone tells you Democrats should "reach out" to Republicans tell them this

Jim Lehrer Debate Moderating Performance Savaged

Axelrod: Romney Was ‘Vigorous’ But ‘Devoid Of Honesty’

Toon-Big Bird

The "Gish Gallop"

Whoops. New Orleans prosecutor arrested after joint falls from his pocket in court

Debating a liar: perceptions are everything

OK what should Obama do now? You all say he should not address his performance, what now?

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I think people are overly concerned here about the debate.

Not Just Email: Your Voice Mail Can Be Hacked, Too – Here’s How To Secure It

Do People HERE Realize That At The Debate Last Night: Mitt EXPOSED Himself?

Networks, AP cancel exit polls in 19 states

Romney's the most brazen liar in politics

Black mamba venom is 'better painkiller' than morphine

How many times did Romney say "the federal government deciding what treatments you can receive"?

One guy owns the Harlem Globetrotters & Washington Generals...

woman’s health insurance will pay for grs

When Obamacare is fully in force, will insurers

Romney Admits Pushing Misinformation In Debate

Move along, nothing to see here.

Do you think Biden needs to be even more kick ass with Ryan next week because of last night?

At the next debate, Obama should say: "I've seen so many different Mitt Romneys in this campaign

Introducing KARAMAH, Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights

Gallup Shows Unemployment In Sept down to 7.9%

Does anyone know anything about La Hunta Colorado? What's it like?

Big Bird is still trending on Twitter...

New Headlines!

"Janeane from Des Moines" Just on Stephanie Miller/ Current TV is a film Punks GOP in Iowa

Romney said the role of gov is to protect life liberty and the pursuit of happiness for the american

This is what I think Obama should mention in the next debates

Romney's Flag Pin Is Bigger Than Obama's At Debate... And What's With That Strange Blob?

The Plumline: Romney won big. Here’s what to watch for next.

Romney releases the specifics of his plan:

Who has to work hardest to say the things that they think the Prez should talk about?

Romney publishes the specifics of his plan:

Romney's big Medicare lie takes center stage in debate

Sesame Street tweet today:

Romney economic plan in a nutshell

Thank you MIRT, current, past and future. I appreciate your service.

WUT?!?!?!

GOP Blocked Bill to Punish Companies that Move Jobs Abroad

Out of the mouths of babes: Friend's young child refers to Romney as "Myth Rob Me"

You may want to redo your picks. TCU's QB suspended for DUI.

A Chair, Perhaps?

'Jim Lehrer got his hair cut last night.' - Alex Wagner

In chess;

Google settles book scanning lawsuit

New campaign effort.

CNN Poll: Latinos show big support for Obama policy

Camas couple 'lynches' a chair to show their disapproval of Obama

If I am one of the undecided idiots who cannot make up their mind who to vote for, and I see the

An annoying lie in CNN coverage of debate poll

I'm sure everyone here knows this, but I just feel like stating it once more:

It doesn't matter if Romney lied

Let's take a minute and discuss what good things President Obama said during the debate

BEWARE! THE HAND!!!

"That's simply not true Governor, and you full well know it"

Akin failed to report 10 years of Missouri state pension payments

After last night, it looks like Romney could win ...

All The Times Jim Lehrer Got Steamrolled By Mitt Romney

Indisputably True Facts About Hedgehogs

Isn't PBS an example of "the government" doing something better and cheaper than commercial TV?

Watch pres in denver live

Pakistan Struggles With Smuggled Buddhist Relics

The left leaning pundits got played like fiddles...

The Silent Jim Lehrer Twitter Account

Should Obama "poke the bear" in the next debate?

Mitt's Words vs. Mitt's Website

Snow in Northern Plains as cold shot charges towards East Coast

The Backfire Effect: why Obama didn't call out Romney.

Just Why Exactly Is Obama Not Supposed To Get Angry?.......

Romney did not Fall into Obama's Trap

Same reaction they had to Republican Convention speeches

Instead of Wake the F*CK up,

Show your support for PBS on social media

You wouldn't want this to happen, would you?

Today in Peace and Justice history on October 4, 1997

More than a win for Mittens

Today in Peace and Justice history on October 4, 1997

Romney Admits Pushing Misinformation In Debate

Romney's Five Biggest Lies (Rolling Stone)

Strong Debate Performance Does Not Seem Likely to Change Political Calculus

Obama at Denver Campaign Stop

Craig Crawford: Obama Throws A Game

LA Times Fact check: Romney repeats erroneous claims on healthcare

Romney may have won 'the debate' but he's not winning Ohio

Men Who Rock!

Did anyone else see Ann and family snub the Obamas on the stage after the debate?

CEO To Workers: No To Obama

K, human behavioral ***SCIENCE***; a lie left UNCHALLENGED is the truth to a person deciding

Yes the narrative has changed after last night

What Kind Of World Do We Live In Where You Can Declare A Debate Win For A Blatant Liar?.....

Obama: Guy On Stage Was Not The ‘Real Mitt Romney’

Alaska Voter Registration Deadline is October 7, 2012

The People’s View: Oh, Great! CNN’s “Debate Polling” Only Tracks Old White Southerners

Feds charge 91 healthcare providers with billing fraud

I hope Obama is setting Romney up for a sucker punch

Einstein letter, set for auction, shows scientist challenging idea of God, being 'chosen'

Mitt has a history of winning debates, Obama doesn't

This is the first "good day" Mitt Romney ever had and he's been running for President for 6 years

Romney didn't come prepared with "zingers," he came prepared with LIES!

Madison crowd gathers for Obama rally

Queens Paralyzed bank manager terminally ill with brain cancer fights for her right to die

I remember the Concern Troll Epidemic of 9/26/08 like it was yesterday

Paying the price for religious illiteracy

Mo. Rep. Akin failed to report state pension

I have a question about debate moderators...

The Optimal Presidential Debate Format

Winner, in my eyes

Goebbel's "Theory of the big lie" - "A lie so colossal..."

Colorado - October 9th Last day to register to vote for the General Election

CONS wetting themselves over one debate

Gallup: Obama 49, Romney 45

How did THIS happen? Gallup has Obama's approval at 54% today!

"Trust" - new Obama TV ad calls out Romney on debate lies

Obama challenges Romney's candor post-debate

Gallup -Obama -49% -Romney 45/Approval/Disapproval 54-42%

Obama and Colorado

"mr. president, you're entitled to your own airplane... but not your own facts!"

Big Bird...I got your back..

Edison wants to restart one of San Onofre's nuclear reactors

What is that on Romney's flag lapel pin?

Video: Republican Party Training ‘Poll Challengers’ In Illegal Voter Suppression

Shipping jobs overseas and offshore accounts: Mitt trips up Mitt

Arizona Voter Registration deadline is October 9th

Video: Republican Party Training ‘Poll Challengers’ In Illegal Voter Suppression

Hidden Camera Video: Republican Party Training ‘Poll Challengers’ In Illegal Voter Suppression

President Obama: "Thank goodness somebody is finally getting tough on Big Bird."

I'm over it. Can't wait to see Key & Peeles take on last night.

Untangling a little of last night's BullMitt

You really need to check yourself,

Obama Camp’s Post-Debate Plan: Expose ‘Serial Evader’ Romney

Everybody's Beautiful - Miasha

I said it last night- Obama won on the take-aways from the debate

I'd like to see a massive national support of PBS in honor of Mittens.

I think Romney "won" last night in the same way that Winger had a "hit" with "Seventeen."

OBAMA RESPONDS: 'When I got on stage, I met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be Mitt Romney'

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday Oct 4th

CNN Picked Up One Of My iReport Quotes On The Presidential Debate

What we got last night was a "bait and switch"

Who's the best James Bond? (We'll settle this once and for all!)

The Beginner’s Guide to Unschooling

Ok Andrea let Sinunu spew

Thom Hartmann: What the media TELLS you about the debate WILL have a bigger impact then the debate

At Last Night’s Debate: Romney Told 27 Lies In 38 Minutes

Joe Biden...

At beginning of next debate, Obama should say

Hubby said, "You get to rehearse for a debate, ...

Did Romney's flag pin

Is there a fact checking website...

Romney’s $5 Trillion Tax Dodge

Some interesting finds on FB

Obama Mocks Mitt Romney: 'Thank Goodness Someone Is Finally Getting Tough On Big Bird'

Romney’s policies are still deeply unpopular, which is why he relentlessly obfuscated about them

Hopeful article

Why did Romney lie so much?

I Just Got A Call From The Republican National Committee, Polling The Presidential Election...

I'm curious what the historical record is of debates swinging an election

So. Sununu FINALLY looks and sounds as unhinged

Hidden camera captures GOP training "poll challengers" in illegal voter suppression.

Steve Benen: The triumph of style over substance

Hawaii 2012 General Election Voter Registration Deadline October 8, 2012?

Anyone watching Andrea Mitchell?

The next three debates have more favorable formats

Ali-Frazier ll, Ali-Norton ll, Ali-Spinks ll

Mittoon: I hope one of us made my position clear...

For those that think it would have been successful for Obama to challenge Romney on his lies

From Bob Cesca.com: “I maybe need to get a new accountant.”

Pres. Obama focused on painting Romney as a figure to be mocked, not feared

Armed men fends off attackers -- again

Went in for part 2 of my heart test. Did not go as planned. :^(

Thom Hartmann: If you make a living sitting on your butt, waiting for your dividend check...

Someone please post the "Chill the Fuck Out" pic.

John Sununu (R Lebanon) Said The President Was Lazy

Remember this: Once you tell a lie it is hard to keep track of what you said.

You don't say?

I was thinking about this bully tactict, this talking over people and pushing lies came from...

The Great Liebate.

Michigan Voter registration deadline Tuesday, Oct. 9th

That upward-facing smile of ecstacy on Romney's face

YOUTUBE!! Let rMoney discredit rMoney!!! Bring out a monitor and hit rMoney with his lies

I'm bummed. I'm forever banned from giving blood.

A few rays of sunshine

Oh Shit....

PBS CEO Calls Romney's Debate Remarks 'Stunning'

My real disappointment is not with the President, but with the political pundits afterward...

The debates didn't sway any voters, but it energized a demoralized Republican base to come out

The dominant media narrative today is 'Romney Lied' That's a clear win for Pres. Obama.

The President today in Denver, CO.

Papantonio: Traditional Media Creates Phony Election Horserace To Make Money

The farm bill gamble could be costly

Being a Religious Minority (in Public Schools)

Today Democrats are disappointed and Repubs are happier than hogs wallowing in shit...

"Well Grant, we've had the Devil's own day, haven't we?"

Nevada VOTER REGISTRATION BY MAIL deadline OCT 7th

Sorry but John Sununu is one of the most arrogent discusting, rude guests on TV.

Romney Won the First Debate - If His Assertions Were True.

Romney must be a genius

Jeremiah Johnson came to mind....

Gallup: Obama's job approval rating jumps to 54%

Maybe Obama was awakened in the middle of the night for some important decision, and

Are there any good times this month to ask for a raise?

California Gas Stations Begin to Shut on Record-High Prices

A few thoughts on the debate

A Nationally-Televised Presidential Fail

Obama campaign: Adjustments will be made in debate strategy

I missed the debates ...Went to bed early

Texas Last Day to Register to Vote October 9, 2012

Do People Want Poltical Entertainment More than Political Substance?

The Baseball Project: "They Are The Oakland A's"

Chill Out. That "Debate" Will Not Make Americans Fall in Love With Mitt Romney

If it had been Gore instead of Romney saying those things......

Obama: 'When I got on the stage, I met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be Mitt Romney'

Factcheck.org: Dubious Denver Debate Declarations

Utah By Mail Voter Registration Deadline: October 9, 2012

Romney channeling the con man in Music Man

TOON to send to the Repubs you know today

Sen. Bernie Sanders Reacts to Debate

A Joke going around on the Internet today...

Romney Debate Win: He Proved He Could Sell a Junk Car With No Engine as a New Cadillac

Gallup: Obama’s Approval Rating Reaches 54 Percent, Highest Mark Since ‘09

Libarary Ebooks Part II: Showcasing 400-Plus Local Authors

Is there any reason to fear military retirements will be cut off as well as Social Security?

Romney - a ruthless businessman

Something I hope to hear from Vice Pres. Biden at the next debate:

Dipshit Sununu on Obama: ‘When You’re Not That Bright You Can’t Get Better Prepared’

Networks, AP cancel exit polls in 19 states..

Madea's got to protect Big Bird now

Maasai Women End Traditional Female Circumcision

Hey, Remember Rick Perry Calling Out Romney As A Liar During A Debate?

man people are really dim around here today LOL

snow in the forecast!

Mitt Romney, Used Car Salesman (now with blank for your Photoshopping pleasure)

Media's Mitt

The primary was the flip.... last night's debate was the flop.

Poll: Hispanics in Florida favor President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, 61-31

Are the VP debates As Watched ??

Infectobesity: is obesity transmitted through a common viral infection?

Romney and Obama debate for the first time – as presented in live GIFs

The Glib Factor

Turn your chair around and face away from the TV!

Singer Sarah Brightman Outbids NASA for Space Tourist's Seat

Home Improvement Down The Years.

Obama campaign: Adjustments will be made in debate strategy

David Corn: Why Obama Didn't Mention the 47 Percent Video

Tammy waiting for POTUS on the UW Madison campus.....

chill out people

President Obama at a campaign rally in Denver, CO, Oct. 4th - pics

I think the American people are getting and processing campaign info MUCH differently than last time

I am new here

AFL-CIO registers more than 450,000 new voters from union households

POTUS soon to arrive at UW Madison campus.....

What Mitt failed to mention about Medicare...

I will crawl naked over broken glass to vote for Obama.....

Monthly jobs report tomorrow!

Andrea Mitchell Visibly Shocked After Sununu Calls Obama ‘Lazy,’ Asks Him If He Would Take It Back

Mitt Romney's 10 Most Baseless Claims At The Denver Debate

Obama vs. Romney -- Debate Analysis

Nate Silver: Based on Historical Data, Romney can expect about a 2 point bump by next week

Frightening Ideas

Hello again DU.

Did President Obama extend the 9/11 Nationa Emergency or let it terminate in Sept?

Axelrod: "He may win the Oscar for his performance...but he’s not going to win the presidency."

The State of the Race

Am I the only one disgusted with how rude Rmoney was to Jim Lehrer?

Why is Hillary going to mop the floor with Romney?

The last televised Presidential Debate...

Obama Camp’s Post-Debate Plan: Expose ‘Serial Evader’ Romney

OK, The First Debate is Over. So Where Are We?

The Romney debate motto

Mitten's bi-partisan bullsh*t

Why did President Obama hold back last night?

Obama is not a fighter

What's the perfect definition for "Lie Like Romney."

Not going to the Freep site but I would think they would be pissed today.

President Obama Is Popping Up Again At Intrade -Up to 68.7%

Some thoughts about last night

ROMNEY!!! IF YOU HAVE TIME TO LIE AT A DEBATE, YOU HAVE TIME TO GET THE 10 YRS. OF TAX RETURNS TO US

Should Obama use the same strategy of not countering lies, himself, again in the next debate?

Last night, Mitt Romney lost. (Debate analysis from UK Telegraph)

A closer look at Obama’s “$90 billion for green jobs”

Steve Schmidt -Campaign Adviser ($) Said Obama's Performance Was As Bad As Bush's 1st Debate

The CNN Poll was not only of southern whites

FREE BIG BIRD!

Tomorrow morning's jobs report is very important

The only thing Romney didn't say during his tax lies in the deabte is "Read my lips"....

Who is Hugo Chavez Frias?

DO SOMETHING POSITIVE . . . I promise you will feel better.

We need to stop aiding and abetting Republican propaganda

Angry BLACK MAN

In Fallout After Debate, Obama Asks, Which Mitt Was That?

My recent NRA "survey" call (aka fund drive).

How Mitt Won The Debate

Who Is The Idiot On MSNBC Dissing Al Gore?

What's with Al Gore? Is he trying to compete with Chris Christie?

Thom Hartman: "I've got five BOYS..."

Where is Mitt?

FDA: AVOID DRUGS FROM COMPANY TIED TO MENINGITIS

Did anyone think it was weird that Romney said the word 'poor' about four times in a row last night.

Now about those "Zingers"

Here is a link to a local (St. Louis) news station that

Big Bird Tweets

Shit just got real!

What the hell does "trickle-down government" mean?

The Pathological Liar...

Romney was debating the empty chair

Obama's plane just touched down in Madison.

Romney Campaign Says Obama Will LOSE Next Debate Because He's 'NOT THAT BRIGHT'

6 percent have voted in early voting states

The last supper

My favorite moment from last night's debate

Biden: Romney Changed His Position on Tax Cut.

What Obama Should Have Said But Didn't

Obama's remarks on being a one term president

GO GET EM!!! Randi

Did Romney call the President "boy"? Gotta listen to Thom Hartmann's show on Now re the debate.

What Obama Should Have Said But Didn't

Ann Romney to guest host "Good Morning America"

I'd like to see the breakdown of what both men & women thought of this debate...

Anyone else here going to or thinking of trying out Josh Marshall's TPM Prime?

California DUers Gas Price Check ... WTF

What is the "i" for in ipad, iUniverse, Apple Ios?

Texas Gay Couple Told to Leave or Die

Obamacare Contraception Mandate Does Not Violate Religious Freedom, Federal Judge

So my "best friend" called me today to gloat about the debate.

OMG!! Rmoney killed Big Bird. That bastard!!

"Democratic Pollster: Romney Scored Some Points But Not Enough"

MiddleFingerMom is marshalling his minions...

After a while, what looks like a win, may be a disasterous loss.

Am I Fucking out of my mind? Because there is a part of me........

On the other hand, it is just the first quarter

MSNBC body language expert has Obama analysis? Really?

All gun owners aren't created equal, nor should they be treated equally

Gun control laws not seen as stopping "mass murders:"

Big Bird is not happy today.

Paul Krugman- A Test Of The System

Live stream of POTUS' visit to Madison:

You know, it was his 20th anniversary. And you know what that means....

Campaigns are about contrasts...

Ok, so let's just say Obama was off his game last night. Why? What happened?

Regarding first debate: I've got the President's back

PA House Republicans walk out to prevent Corbett- Sandusky investigation

Let's help destroy Mitt with Twitter

When PBS gets too uppity (must see! LOL)

Anybody have any thoughts about Romney's new "Trickle-Down Government" meme?

Turn on Bashir right fugging now -Mitt the mendacious sells America a Lemon

Eat cake, lose weight

President Obama’s take on last night’s debate (you’re going to LOVE this)

Trickle down government?

What's that smell?

Andy Tenenbaum's current electoral vote map & article

Where were the zingers last night? Mostly unused

Next POTUS debate Town Hall format,

Living in the Age of A-Holes...

Romney's Bird Is Coming Home To Roost!

Medicare fraud case: 91 professionals arrested

8-Year-Old Big Bird Fan To Mitt Romney: 'You Find Something Else To Cut Off!'

Mitt Romney wants to be on the Public Dole

Why the attack on Big Bird? For those of you who don't speak DOG WHISTLE, I'll translate:

FUCK THE GOP NO MORE POLITNESS!!!

I don't know who Margaret and Helen are but I think I love them

55 Years Ago Today, October 4, 1957..Sputnik

Caption This...

Reuters/Ipsos poll taken AFTER the debate. Obama 48- Romney 43

If Romney Wants To Cut Off Big Bird There Are A Couple Of Things That We Need To ----

I was in DC last night--did NOT watch the debate--saw Molly Ivins

At Obama's second inauguration I would suggest

Obama doesn't have the luxury of having a single debate

Thanksgiving is coming.. Anyone got a picture of Mitt

The Three Top Lines of Attack Against Mitt Romney

2nd trailer for Spielberg's 'Lincoln'

C-Span's side by side provides better perspective.

Ok, someone explain to me why cutting the tax rate on high income earners, and closing

Report: Obama Hauls In Record $150 Million In September

Didn't Rmoney look like he was constipated?

Obama may have known a good jobs number was coming out tomorrow. Maybe why he was passive.

Big Crowd in Madison 'Ten's of Thousands'!! WATCH LIVE: President Obama in Madison (Crowd Pic)

Republicans: Defenders of free speech?

And now, here's Mitt's new campaign song

About Last Night

Report: Obama Hauls In Record $150 Million In September

Obama Attacks Swiftly on Twitter, Jabs Romney on Swing Sites

anyone here from alabama?

55 years ago, October 4, 1957 ..Sputnik

Obama rally Madison WI~ Livestream

One thing some posters dont seem to get about critics like me

Mitt Romney Backflips On Romneycare

Workers told to write Romney checks by coal CEO who made miners serve as Romney backdrop

Michael Eric Dyson: Obama Played It Safe Because Fox Called Him ‘Angry Black Man’ Night Before

Could this be why RMoney was so "excitable" last night?

SuperPAC Attacks Romney With 12 Sad (and Hilarious!) Sesame Street Images

Countering Right Wing Talking point: "Obama is cutting $716 billion from Medicare"

Rollingstone: The First Debate: Mitt Romney's Five Biggest Lies

Romney claim Obamacare will "kill jobs" another RBL (Romney Big Lie) CBO says mimimal impact on jobs

To those who predicted Obama's debate strategy, performance, and today's right hooks

It becomes clear

The race isn't going to tighten much after yesterday

8-Year-Old Big Bird Fan To Mitt Romney: 'You Find Something Else To Cut Off!'

Space "chorus" recorded by NASA probe

Honduran judges rule against privately run 'model cities' project

Woah... the Public Broadcasting Service comes out swinging!

Honduran judges rule against privately run 'model cities' project

Sheriff Arpaio: 432 Sex Crimes Ignored - 432 Victims Silenced

Tweety was Angelo Dundee screaming, "Get Off The Ropes!!!!"

A great image off of facebook

(MI Sec of State) Ruth Johnson ordered to attend hearing on citizenship ballot issue

A DUers posted Obama's vacation days versus Bush's vacation days

Huge crowd in Wisconsin to see the President - pics

Good pictures from Stephanie Miller. Pepper spray Oscar

The 7-11 near my work (Walnut Creek, CA) is completely sold out of Obama coffee cups

We have been there, we have tried that, we are not going back, we are going forward

Honduras tolerates death-squad style groups: panel

Honduras tolerates death-squad style groups: panel

I think the president got his groove back

Please "Like" Martin Bashir on Facebook - he's supporting our POTUS in the face of MSM spin

Just got my Medicare card. Tell me anything!

Areva, China pull out of UK nuclear bid

The most devastating ad Obama can run

Romney to Outsource Big Bird's Job to China - Photographic Proof:

don't crack down on wall street but crack down on sesame street

Hey Chicago Du-ers! Please weigh in!

Is it worth borrowing money from China for?

Curt Schilling might be forced to sell his bloody sock from the 2004 ALCS

Oil Sheen Mysteriously Appears Off Louisiana's Gulf Coast

Mitt does Shakespeare --

On eve of protest, King Abdullah dissolves parliament

Oops!! Romney Called Out Scott Brown as the GOP OBSTRUCTIONIST He Is

Mitt's Lyin' Sandwich Special served between two slices of "F You" to The Media

I needed this picture of Obama

Ron Reagan: "Mitt Romney lied his ass off"

Aaauuuuugggghhhhh....

Hey DUers. Just wondering if anyone else is having problems connecting with Gmail or Google.

Republican runs Anti-Obama ads on The Pirate Bay

Did The President Just Say In Madison Wisconsin - "Don't Boo - Vote".......

Let's not forget that the next debate is in the town hall format.

New Mexico Republican official caught training polls challengers to suppress votes

Romney's debate performance is not surprising - since such a setting rewards bald faced liars.

Romney will have to go through Snuffleupagus to get to Big Bird.

My heart is just bursting with pride!

"Bodily functions" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "bodily functions".

As of 2:12 pm PST Big Bird is still trending on Twitter. nt

Here's to WKOW in Madison. The best live stream I've seen in a long time. The camera work

Obama's approval on Gallup Daily Tracking highest ever at 54%

Dr. Richard Carmona for Senate in Arizona!

Boykin: Israel Should Strike Iran Before Obama Is Re-Elected

President Obama: Mitt will get rid of regulations on Wall Street...crack down on Sesame Street

I'm sure this debate has been studied multiple times by now. I am

7-Election 2012

Honolulu Civil Beat: HAWAII - (OBAMA +32)

Study: More young people will vote this year than in ’08

Shoe fly

"That Big Bird Comment did more to Harm Romney than anything Obama could have said last night."

Just got polled on my cellphone (FL-09 - Grayson)

Mitt is still fucked™

Romney gave all of us a hair cut last night

Page scrubbed showing Rmoney with cheat sheet.

I am trying, but I can't get past Obama's terrible performance last night.

"Once you say 'lie' then the argument is over."-Chris Matthews

ETA News Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (10/04/2012)

My random thoughts from last night

I always cringe at least a little when I post in other Groups/Forums.

Workers at San Onofre Nuclear Plant Report Culture of Fear, Deep Mistrust

Mitt’s meaningless victory

What in the world is going on? Two uncles in one day.

Was there anything in that debate that people will remember past the weekend?

8-Year-Old Big Bird Fan To Mitt Romney: 'You Find Something Else To Cut Off!'

Wall Street Stunned By Romney's Bank Comments

My debate analogy - based on Rocky III

Why are right wingers so quick to unfriend liberals on Facebook?

Obama seeks to change campaign mood after poor debate reviews

Spectacular news - the lost kitten made it home!!!!

Reading University's Atheist Society 'Thrown Out Of Fair Over Blasphemous Mohammed Pineapple'

A pyrrhic victory at best...

Workers at San Onofre Nuclear Plant Report Culture of Fear, Deep Mistrust

I watched debate on c-span

Romney’s Own Website Refutes His Claim About Tax Cuts For The Rich

In Council Bluffs, Joe Biden stands by 'buddy'

Obama Is Ali

Photo: President Obama speaks to 30,000 in Madison, WI

Rejected by Religions, but Not by Believers

DU this poll!! Who belongs in the White House?

I'd Rather Win The Election Than A Debate

This meme needs to go beyond Big Bird!

A Catholic Case for the Reelection of President Obama

Mexican cafe gets death threats after refusing Romney visit

Memo to Barack: You have our love,votes, and support..BUT DON'T mess WITH SOCIAL SECURITY!!

Mr. Romney: You snookered them last night, but we still want to see the tax returns

Rasmussen: WASHINGTON - SENATE (Cantwell +20)

Will Rmoney have to go into rehab after the election?

Elect me class president and I promise to eliminate all homework & add candy bars to lunch menu.

Sometimes you just want a basic car, no options.

Romney Rally in Tampa Bay FL tomorrow!

"Anyone here ever competitively run the outdoor one-mile race ?" Some thoughts on the debate...

New Reuters Poll: Romney Makes Small Gains from Debate

President's MEDIA strategy for last night's debate: Remember "the private sector is doing fine?"

Why the entire left needs to recognize and expose the Gish Gallop before the next debate:

"He sheds his personas like a snake shedding its skin"

Happy feast day of St. Francis!

There's only one rule in a heavyweight championship fight:

Did Romney Cheat at the debates?

And Big Bird will lose his health insurance too !

Hugo Chávez stages last major rally before Venezuela election (Rightwing Telegraph source)

Romney Won the Debate, but Lost the Election = by Mike Hersh

Terrific news - Goba the lost kitten is home!

All Things Considered is beginning to turn...

Woman of the Week: Mimi Chakarova

I'm pretty tolerant of liberal use of alerts -

Fantabulous news - the lost kitten is home!!!!

Your light and vibes worked - Goba the lost kitten is HOME!!!

President Obama & 30,000 of his supporters at the University of Wisconsin in Madison - Awesome pics!

Anyone else notice that election coverage changed AFTER Obama declined the Iranian War Push?

Former Rep. Pat Schroeder: “I Want Alan Grayson to Be My Congressman”

Hidden camera captures GOP training "poll challengers" in illegal voter suppression

Martin Bashir - The two faces of Mitt Romney and the ugly remarks of John Sununu

New Jeans and Fleece Deals Made in the USA on SALE

Mitt's Health Plan.

Big Birds Response To Rmoney......

Image captures violent death of a star

Romney Style (parody video)

Leave Big Bird Alone. Picture included.

Romney acted like a rich boarding school 7th grader on a debating team who tried to say everything

Remember that Romney said he likes to fire people.

Wal-Mart workers on strike (First time in Wal-Mart’s 50-year history)

Well I know now we are doing the job right

Some proof of Repuke hopes for an appearance of the Angry Black Man last night

I've figured out my intense dislike of Mitt...he reminds me of the worst of the CEOs

Rmoney lies throughout debate. Right-wing group claims lie detector test failed.

Melting permafrost CO2 may cause another 0.25C rise whatever we do now

Ponder this: Did Obama deliberately choose not to call out Romney's lies?

TCM Schedule for Saturday, October 6 -- The Essentials: Directors Acting in Another Director's Movie

I have the president's back.

Lot's of why's, when's and a suggestion or two....

POLL: What is going to end up hurting Romney the most?

Found this interesting, debate tactic: Gish Gallop...

Non Specific Deity, Save me.

Music Video: The Debate

TCM Schedule for Sunday, October 7 -- Tonight on TCM: Eve Arden

Trust me, I got this....

Did Reverend Al just call out Jim Lehrer?

Martin Bashir - Obama’s poor command of stage vs. Romney’s poor command of facts

And Jake Tapper floats the "last 4 years, the President has lived in a bubble" balloon.

Local crowd prefers Obama, but criticizes debate (Santa Fe newspaper)

Martin Bashir - Woodhouse: If Romney ‘was speaking last night, he was lying’

Obama's Approval Rating Soars To Its Highest Point In Three Years

Romney to the rich: "You'll be fine with Obama."

TMZ: Jim Lehrer: I felt kinda disrespected

"Wutz wrong wit dis fuccin' guy?"

Romney's energy claims at debate match many of his other claims: They're bogus

President Obama campaigning today said, "We didn't know Big Bird was

Rats and mold at Guantanamo prompt request to postpone hearing in Sept. 11 case

I have a bad feeling about how SNL is going to play this....

Study: Denver had nation's highest number of presidential ads after conventions

Can somebody PLEASE compile and post a Romney Flip Flop Video ....

Romney lost the debate when he dismissed the moderator and made his own rules

Invisible Children as a "Trojan Horse"

“It’s not my job to worry about those people”.Those 9 words spoken by Romney need to be in a TV ad.

Warnings over EU nuclear safety

The New “Golden Age of Oil” That Wasn’t: Forecasts of Abundance Collide with Planetary Realities

Luke Skywalker speaks out on Romney

Was 'Latest Threads' doing something weird last night (debate night)?

Papantonio: Republicans Full Of "Dog Hope" After Debate

EU in favour of tougher nuclear insurance

Didn't watch the debate. Don't care. Trust Obama & Don't Romney.

HELLO DU!

Anyone know what to do if you're seeing spots?

Grover fired by Romney! (That would be Sesame Street not Norquist - sorry!)

On October 8th, 2012, President Obama will travel to Keene, California (free tickets)

grown man caught on video imitating limp of 10 year girl

The President's stop in Madison

Daily KOS first POST DEBATE POLL: Obama gains amoung Independents

Meanwhile in Las Vegas....

Here was my take on the debate last night, as a looney lefty

Obama ad hammers Romney for lying about his tax plan during debate

Red Sox target John Farrell to replace Bobby Valentine

Here we go again. I'm reposting this because we have to keep the faith.

Low Mississippi River Reveals Sunken WWII Ship

Listen to the complete Adele James Bond Theme

Props to Hifiguy for the best description of Mitt: Bullshit on stilts

Obama September Fundraising Tops $150 Million, Sets Record

Only a Republican could...

Cat for sale

Let's congratulate Mitt...

LOLOMGWTFBBQ... Lovehoney Announces Fifty Shades of Grey - The Official Collection

Republicans should fear LGBT people. Why?

Sioux Racing to Find Millions to Buy Sacred Land in Black Hills

President Obama lost WHAT in that debate?

Just got back from Madison, WI Obama rally

Western Oregon is in Drought Officially!

Oh My God, That’s Disgusting! A Story of Violating Workers and Cleanliness in LA

Presidential Debate Gets The Taiwanese Animation Treatment- Mitt Takes Big Bird out with a chainsaw?

You know you are tired when...

Fakers Use Wheelchairs to Dodge Airport Lines

No one's taking the bait.... (Daily Kos toon)

Even Andrea Mitchell has her Dog-whistle Limit

Did I understand Willard correctly? He will kill Sesame Street and fire Big Bird?

Have they calmed down on MSNBC yet?

Nielsen: 67.2 million watched debate

For all the armchair debaters

Do We Want Obama To Win? If So, Then Let's Move Onward.

My Extremely low information voter friend had this to say about the Debates

Compulsive about keeping busy.

Board (NLRB) finds Hotel Bel-Air violated labor law by failing to bargain to impasse with union

One guy has a day job. The other guy has been running for the office for 6-7 years.

Political Masterpiece by the President Last Night.

Twitter Big Bird

Board finds NY State construction company violated labor law by unilaterally withdrawing from obliga

Rob Zerban beats Paul Ryan in fundraising 3rd Q

Twitter will destroy Rmoney. Use it.

Tweety, Halperin, Leonhardt, Brafman on the debate - Barbara Simons (Broken Ballots) -Charlie Rose

Romney lost big last night

The US presidential debates' illusion of political choice

As I posted earlier, chill out.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 5 October 2012

Gallup daily tracking poll has Obama with 54% approval rating.

Sununu on Obama: ‘When You’re Not That Bright You Can’t Get Better Prepared’

*Interview on NewsHour w debate watchers in Florida,

(Democratic) Candidate slammed for World of Warcraft fandom

The angry black man is so 2008

Bum on the deficit:

Fortune: Fact check: Obama isn't killing small banks

Phily teacher kicks girl out of class for sporting Romney shirt

PPP: MISSOURI - GOVERNOR (Nixon +19)

Hilarious... Chinese cartoon reenactment of the debate

I posted this in LBN

Parole Granted to Former Manson Family Member Bruce Davis

Reading the news after last night's debate...

The Pawlenty Rule

Re R$: We're expecting reason from a millionaire with a persecution complex...

As bummed out as I was this morning I know one thing

I think Chris Hayes may have caused Rudy Giuliani to Shit his Pants last night on MSNBC

Phrases guaranteed to get the poster on my "ignore" list...

In human affairs there is only one thing I know to be an absolute immovable fact:

DETAILS LEAKED! MITT ROMNEY IS GOING TO SAVE THE U.S.A.!!!! HE'S GOT THE ANSWER!!!!

Miller Lite Redefines "LGBT" With Gay Ad

When I'm shocked, I look for meaning

Bush Lawyer: Proposed Romney Torture Policy Is ‘Indisputably Illegal’

Romney tried some razzle-dazzle, but that's all it was. Reminds me of Richard Gere in"Chicago".

The unbelieveable fake Glen Beck shows us how he cries on cue! Devastating video!

Critics of Pres. Obama's debate style aren't going to spend the next week grousing about it . . .

Ann Coulter is on a daylong rewriting of her own history tour

Watching 'The Insider' & their lead story was the debate, it was very cool!

It's really interesting to read the TRANSCRIPT

I want to thank the Juror's for my recent alert.

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