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Archives: August 12, 2012

Paul Ryan has sponsored only 8 pieces of legislation........

Has Mitt "snatched defeat from the jaws of (maybe) victory" again?

Yogi has a drinking problem

The Media Coverage of Ryan Will Occur in 4 Phases

Really good jury decision...

So has KKKarl Rove KKKommented on the selection of Paul (Ayn) Ryand??

For the first time in the history of the GOP party, they don't have a Protestant on their ticket.

I just saw a Mitt Romney commercial here in Florida

A Former Massachusetts Governor and an Irish Catholic named Ryan

Copy & Forward: October 16th, 2012 is the deadlie to register to vote in WV

DU, let's make some noise at DCCC to support Wayne Powell,

Best thing about Romney picking Ryan:

Ryan is a shitty Catholic.

Copy and forward: The deadline for registering to vote is October 12, 2012 in NY

Just so you know, Obama announced Biden as VP on a Saturday

Iran quakes death toll rises to 220, as search goes on

Suddenly, it occurs to me that the second hand is actually the third hand.

Romney-Ryan Granny Whammy

Copy & Forward: In CT you must register by mail by no later than 10/23 or in person by 10/30

Copy & Forward: In RI to vote in the November 6th general election you must be registered by 10/9

Look what crawled into my glass.

Copy & Forward: To vote in NJ in the general election, you must register no later 10/16/12

Time for Saturday Night Jazz.....

I'm a bit confused about the penis behind the new NBC series, REVOLUTION

Budget, staff and service cuts considered at Texas Parks and Wildlife

Copy & Forward: In DE you must register to vote by 10/13/2012 to vote in the General Election

Some people are saying-

Brit Hume Already Writing Romney's Obituary re: Paul Ryan

I got a terrific deal on a router...

Paul Ryan: "Snow is proof climate change is false."

Buying a used car isn't like it used to be

not going to do it

Is this cat a 1%er?

Paul Ryan is being put into the VP seat compliments of the Koch boys and Wall Street...

Time for Saturday Night Jizz.....

Paul Ryan and Obama's Grand Bargain

Apparently... It's Really A... Ryan/Romney Ticket... According To Some Conservatives...

WH - West Wing Week 08/10/12 or "We Have A Moral, Sacred Duty"

GloFree Baseball Scores (Saturday, August 11)

I AM UNPRETTY OR MANLY

Virginia’s Fightin’ 7th! (Cantor)

Drought crop damage worsens, ethanol waiver urged

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday August 12th

Equating mental illness with RW Extremism is NOT OK, it is BIGOTRY.

Just another beautiful night in the desert...

Hello! ... and confused :)

Adelson lawsuit describes pressure on NJDC to apologize

Stupidest religious painting I've ever seen.

Hypocrite! Romney required "several" years of Ryan's tax returns to consider him for the job

Right wing message Boards "Ryan is the new Reagan"

Koch brothers have Paul Ryan's back

Gerald Celente on Eurozone Reckoning Day and how Goldman escapes charges!

The Cost of Health-care

(Romney/Ryan) How Campaign Outwitted the 24-Hour News Cycle

A Liberal's Reminder...

Saturday coverage by NBC...

In the face of climate change, are hazel bushes the salvation of the US farmer?

She looks like somebody.

Here's my favorite photo of this Olympics

The American people deserve the chance to vet Mitt's tax returns,

Prepare for season of fear and loathing - by Shannyn Moore at the Anchorage Daily News

Cuban exile flotilla launches colorful fireworks show off Havana, but no discernible protest

Cuban exile flotilla launches colorful fireworks show off Havana, but no discernible protest

Meet Paul Ryan: Climate Denier, Conspiracy Theorist, Koch Acolyte

Ryan will produce tax returns, Romney says ...

The GOP plans to suppress the Democratic voters on election day.

US cites human rights concerns, withholds funds to Honduran National Police

Rimjob tears FR asunder: Ryan is a good man, but does not redeem the abortionist/homosexualist

Of mice and melodies: Research on language gene seeks to uncover the origins of the singing mouse

Living Fences in Costa Rica a growing idea

Navy: U.S. destroyer collides with oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

The terrible legacy of Agent Orange

Democrat Hirono wins US Senate primary in Hawaii

Some interesting articles on VA's 7th (Cantor)

A choice between 2 visions of Capitalism (Main Street vs Wall Street)

A choice between 2 visions of Capitalism (Main Street vs Wall Street, Finance Econ vs Real Econ)

Bullshit : Paul Ryan claims he had to choose between professional ski racing and politics

Private eye who blew open Hialeah ballot case had been there before

Virginia’s Fightin’ 7th! (Cantor)

I don't want to offend anyone but what about Ryan's upside down smile?

Here's ANOTHER reason to make damn sure Obama gets re-elected...

Janet Napolitano Accused of Running a ‘Female-Run Frat House’

Data pertaining "over 50" demographics in swing states?

Miami mayor draws unusual follower — mocking cop in a truck

U.S. News: Democratic Presidents Beat Republicans on 11 of 12 Economic Indicators

Is Paul Ryan made of people?!?

Racial profiling said to be rife at Boston's Logan Airport

Drill kit begins journey to Antarctica's Lake Ellsworth

What's happening with Sharon Cissna's campaign?

290 pages of opposition research on Ryan

Anybody been watching the free campaign ads on TV5?

Thanks for giving Paul Ryan cover, Senator Wyden

Olympic marathon: Guor Marial, running for the world

Mitt Romney: I’m Running With Paul Ryan, But Not On The Ryan Budget

Other Than Mormons, Is there a Demographic Favorable to Romney?

"Path to Prosperity?" For many Senior Citizens VP Pick Would be Path to the Poorhouse

Should President Obama pick a new VP?

Romney: "I didn't pick Ryan because of his budget. I picked Ryan because he is the right height."

FACT CHECK: QUESTIONABLE CLAIMS IN VEEP DEBUT

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) I Fought The Lawn Edition

Romney doesn't want to lose. He believes that he can win in a base election

Donate to R&R! Just .03 cents to help cost them money!

Why President Obama shouldn’t step down from the Boy Scouts

Ben Rattray and Change.org

So I'm in Chicago this weekend and among other things,

Summer’s record heat, drought point to longer-term climate issues

Gun violence targeted by doctors as a social disease

Where the world’s running out of water, in one map

Keep up the pressure on gun violence

the paul ryan pick -- it's all about the benjamins

A nation is not a business. A nation is a haven for human souls.

NRA prevents funding for studies on gun violence

Ambiguity in Health Law Could Make Family Coverage Too Costly for Many

RIP Richie Hayward

URGENT- Stop Waukesha Co from Destroying Recall Ballots!

Anyone else burned out on this Olympics stuff?

So Ryan drove a Weinermobile...

Well this is counter-intuitive

A pack of seeds tells the story of our warming world

An interesting piece on the Vietnam war in the NYT's today

14 Wacky "Facts" Kids Will Learn in Louisiana's Voucher Schools

In Ill Doctor, a Surprise Reflection of Who Picks Assisted Suicide

Amsterdam

Moveon.org TV ad: Warning: Mitt Romney's A Pickpocket.

GOP Forums And Open Meetings And Town Halls Are Phony

The Craft of Ruling Which Country Has the Best Government?

MAUREEN DOWD---The biggest Media Whore on the Planet!

Paul Ryan loved Ayn Rand, before he said he didn't

Roseanne Cash "On Being" interview

Hopeful signs emerge in Libya (AJE)

From Poverty to Power How Good Governance Made Brazil a Model Nation

My favorite thing about Mitt Romney's pick

Steel mill, ensnared in lawsuits, polluted SC town as Romney's firm made millions in profits

Weight Training May Lower Diabetes Risk

If You Built A Business You Really Did Not Do It On Your Own EVER- No One Did.

Inside the bowels of UK's National Health System

Don't forget: Rachel Maddow will be on MTP at 9am today (Sunday Aug 12)

Ayn Rand followers applaud Paul Ryan

Countries With Less Global Exposure Are Actually Doing Better Than Those With More

Religious group, Natrona County officials find solution to keep sweat lodge burning

Soaring Ointment Prices Are a Dermatologic Mystery

Under partner Paul Ryan's plan, Romney would pay next to nothing in taxes for the next ten years

First Lady Visits Aurora, Colo., Shooting Victims

Are the Little American Flags at Mitt Romney's Rallies Made in America ??????????

I'm really hating on C-SPAN these days

Best ecological movies

The Syrian Conflict: All out Ethno-Sectarian Civil War

12 things you should know about Paul Ryan: (TruthOut)

Here come the "BOLD" narrative.

At Afghan orphanage, friends from different sides of the war

Residents wait in long lines for Obama tickets (Council Bluffs, IA)

Ryan selection shrouded in secrecy (VP vetting included "several years' worth of tax returns")

Corporate "Sin-Washing" - Embracing the Olympic Brand Pays Off for Sponsors

Kosovo Catholics practice faith openly

Ryan's Experience:

2 Syrian journalists killed in Damascus

In the Shadow of Paraguay's Coup: Social Movements Mobilize for Democracy

Death toll in Iran quake raised to at least 250

The Upper-Middle Class Has Itself to Blame for Student Debt

Hope Biden takes the gloves off in this year's VP debate

Heard on NPR: A woman when asked why she approves of Romney's choice of Ryan said...

Walking rate for exercise. 5.14 miles, 84 minutes.

Israel To Hold Home Front Drill Amid Rise In Iran Tensions

I am TIVOing Press the Meat this morning (first time)

ProPublica- Paul Ryan Reading Guide: The Best Reporting on the VP Candidate

Woo Fucking Hoo

Obama-Ryan History One Of Sharp Words On Vision For U.S.

LOL - Romney's afraid to take Ryan to Florida with him this week

49ers reach agreement on disputed stadium funds...

Candy Crowley right on cue...

McCain Dodges When Asked If He Embraces Ryan Budget

Will The Real Paul Ryan Please Come Forward?

Scott, Romney offering conflicting messages about Florida economy

I'm not smart enough to give this a good caption - but I wanted you to see it.

Regardless the Wingnut Propaganda: Obama is the •smallest• gov't spender since Eisenhower

NBC Latino: Paul Ryan’s policies, if implemented, will have deep consequences for Latinos

Fact Check: Questionable claims when Mitt Romney introduces running mate

I'm thinking about trying school at age 48. Good idea or bad?

Free Republic's Founder: Paul Ryan Is A Good Choice But I'm Still A Not-Romney

Ayn Rand & Paul Ryan, Rand is the Goddess of the Great Recession

Rmoney's double standard when it comes to taxes SHOULD be highlighted by all Liberal media Monday.

Congrats to the countries of Bahrain, Botswana, Cyprus, Gabon, Grenada, Guatemala & Montenego!!!!

Are we ever too old?

Ha, ha, ha. Listening to Meet the Press it sounds like Obama has to beat the VP

Lockheed Martin's 'Flying Humvee' Concept Gets a Lift from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

David Korten: America’s Deficit Attention Disorder

GOP candidate for governor of North Carolina afraid to comment on Ryan budget plan

McCain: Ryan Pick ‘Also A Bold Choice’ Like Palin

Romney demanded "several" years tax returns from Ryan

Press the meat (go Rachel go)

Best sound byte on MTP: MADDOW!

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 12, 1982

Ryan Brings the Tea Party to the Ticket

Romney, Ryan, Rick Scott, Medicare, Florida

Eugene Robinson: I’d like to hear Obama & Romney talk about the future of the planet-What about you?

Ex-Missouri guardsman tells of training supremacists

'Western powers antithetical to peace in Syria'

Axelrod calls Ryan a 'right wing ideologue'

FOX Fist Bump

'US political system hostile to Americans'

Israel vs Iran: An Israeli Media Report

Borowitz: Ryan is opposed to Obamacare and Medicare. Also, the word "care."

Romney/Ryan: The Double-Down 'Trickle Down Tax Cut Fairy Dust' Team

BEGALA: "Romney Hood has his Friar Tuck. And somewhere in hell, Ayn Rand is cackling with glee."

Keiser Report: Wall Street vs City of London

Rich Lowrey is an arrogant little prick.

Romney, Marriott And Son Of Boss ---- For Dummies

Mitt believes himself important enough to view several years of running mate tax returns, but

God the media coverage of Ryan pick is so annoying

What I have in common with Paul Ryan

Ryan: The campaign's answer to Romney's wimp factor

Latest wingnut talking point: "Romney gave 10% to charity"

It'd be great if we'd all wear this on our bumpers...

East Longmeadow absentee ballot surge triggers state investigation - Update

US v Spain basketball final

The numbnuts running Romney’s campaign have no earthly clue about the shitstorm they just triggered.

Like father like son: Both Huntsmans say Romney should release taxes

Axelrod: Romney would pay fewer taxes under Ryan plan

Why would you answer a question posed on a discussion board IF YOU DIDNT KNOW THE ANSWER?

Knife-wielding man gunned down by cops in Times Square

Sen. Wyden says Romney is 'talking nonsense' about Wyden's Medicare work with Paul Ryan

Former Homeland Security Analyst On Being Retaliated Against for Work on White Supremacist Terrorism

Ryan is well-liked by blue collar workers in the midwest.

Alleged $700B ACA 'cuts in Medicare' were discussed several times on MTP

New Meme for Ryan Pick: "Secrecy of Ryan Choice Worthy of Spy Novel"

Ummm George ...

Pawlenty just told Stephanopolous that he didn't know how many years of tax return he gave Romney

Is this a replay of Goldwater/LBJ campaign?

On the Mark (cartoon)

Papers, Please

Anyone see t-paw get body-slammed by Stephanopolous?

It's not just economic reasons to oppose Ryan. He is far, far right on all issues. Look here.

Romney just lost control of his campaign

Joan Walsh: Paul Ryan - Randian Poseur

An apology to the Lounge as a whole. Mea Culpa.

Myth: Paul Ryan grew up in a middle class family.

Reel Dicks! Post a pic of a flick Dick.

Mitt Romney Would Pay 0.82 Percent in Taxes Under Paul Ryan's Plan

An Image: Michael Martin's The GOP's Munster ticket

A Question for America-

The Top Ten Differences Between White and Non-White Terrorists

Some Seniors Worry Over Ryan Selection

I was gonna say...slam Ryan for his vote supporting the Iraq invasion/War

74% of the Elderly DISAPPROVE of Ryan Plan

Romney's Veep Pick: Paul Ryan, Koch Ally and 'Right-Wing Social Engineer'

Requested 'Several' Years of Tax Returns of VP Contenders

Priebus: Obama Is ‘Stealing’ From Seniors And Has ‘Blood On His Hands’

Strategy of Romney's pick of Paul Ryan--Conspiracy?

This Is A Message To All On DU That Are Below The Age Of 55......

Former Bush Official: Paul Ryan An ‘Unfortunate Pick,’ Has ‘Very Thin’ Foreign Affairs Record

We must act now to prevent gun violence (Milwaukee Op-Ed)

My problem with the Sunday Morning Shows ...

There have been a lot of revisions in Paul Ryan's wiki today.

Paul Ryan in 2011 - Janesville Labor Day Parade - Image VS Reality.

Could this be the scariest hotel swimming pool ever?

Romney requested several years of tax returns from his VP candidates

Joan Walsh on "Paul Ryan: Randian poseur" (no better example of fakery at heart of GOP)

Vote for Mitt!

Republicans and the voters they can depend on this election

Mittens and Paulie have told us what they will do if elected: Better pay attention

With Medicare and other services, what's the difference between "Vouchers" and "Rationing"?

Romney Campaign Doubles Down: He ‘Would Have Signed’ The Ryan Budget

'The Go Back Team'

Paul Ryan tore up the Constitution and ground it

If you have a strong stomach: Romney and Ryan together on 60 minutes tonight.

James Downie, WaPo: No, Paul Ryan is not ‘courageous’

ABC - "Romney Campaign Requested 'Several' Years of Tax Returns of VP Contenders"

From Emily's list on Paul Ryan.

Maureen Dowd on Obama's "chuckleheaded" "You didn't build that" remark

Face the Nation, whomever the woman is moderating, she is a Ryan apologist

Water Privatization Overlooked as Factor in Egypt's Revolt

There is an essential fundamental about a Rmoney that aRyan can't change

Egypt leader Morsi orders army chief Tantawi to resign

CNN: Ryan flying to Vegas to meet with Adelson on Tuesday

Keep it simple for stupid

I'm sorry, but I'm not seeing Ryan as a "big idea" guy, a super intelligent legislator and

HAH Stephanie MILLER told Mistah KURTZ "Eddie MUNSTER is trending" & "zombie granny killer"!1

The bombsy twins (Rmoney and RyanRand) are going to be on '60 minutes' tonight

Here's the Mountain RMoney Must Climb

The USS Wisconsin: YOU DIDN'T BUILD THAT.

What is Milestone?

Paul Ryan CRACKS JOKE As 71 Year-Old CITIZEN Is FORCED To The Ground

Convention dates

If the Sikh Temple Had Been a Mosque

Whose really going to run the Romney/Ryan White House aside from the Kochs and Sheldon Adleson

I think I found a spoiler for True Blood!

Medicare for None and Social Darwinism

"Obama's Amazing Summer"...pics

Splooge stain Eric Fehrnstrom is getting his ass handed to him on FTN

A word of warning to the Democrats who will try to demonize the Ryan pick for VP

Is anyone else suddenly getting spammed with Romney fundraising emails??

Go to work Grandma

MittPaul on pesky old men (graphic)

Can we try to avoid strawmanning?

Curiosity sees Mount Sharp Up Close and gets ‘Brain Transplant’

Mitt Romney Welfare King

I truly haven't been watching TV--truthfully now, how is the Ryan VP selection going over?

Doncha luv it when wingers show up and are just so damn certain their superior wisdom will sway us?

Too Sweet! Mother dog saves her pups by taking them to the fire truck

We keep hearing about the cuts the govt. will make to SS and Medicare...

AXE: How Does Romney Paying Less Than 1 Percent In Taxes Help The Middle Class?

Come one come all

If the GOPT want to cut Social Security

Paul Ryan's Only Private Sector Experience Was Driving An Oscar Meyer Weinermobile One Summer

Paul Ryan Announcement - Question

The Haircut

Following Fartstorm's blathering on FTN...

I wonder...

On Meet the Press this morning:

With Olympics, we yearn to be like gods

Giffords, Kelly move home to Tucson

Research On Language Gene Seeks to Uncover the Origins of the Singing Mouse

The DNC had better insure that all voters have a voter ID in those states that require it. This

Paul Ryan's Family = "The Kennedy's of Janesville"

80% of Michigan Charter Schools are For-Profits

Vaccines Recommended: Worst Outbreak of Whooping Cough in 50 Years in U.S.

Seriously NBC announcers need to learn to STFU

The radiation effects at Chernobyl will last 1,000 years

Joanne WOODWARD tells Prez that Paul NEWMAN was a big supporter. Prez guessed PAWLENTY

X-ray reveals drunk tourist sleeping on baggage belt at Rome airport

VULTURE / VOUCHER - 2012

Before we get too presumptious....

Aren't These the Only Thing Obama Needs to Say for the Next 3 Months?

Spoiler Alert

Chicago School Board Member Benefits From District Budget Cut

Romney/Ryan Health-Stamp Program

Romney "isn't concerned about poor because of the safety net," with Ryan who wants to cut it down.

I'm not looking forward to past the primary.

Ron Wyden Takes Issue With Mitt Romney Linking Him to Paul Ryan

Not exactly a masterpiece, but a good game nonetheless.

Ryan, introduced as ‘faithful Catholic’ on ‘human life,’ was rebuked by bishops over cuts to poor

To Those Of You Who Think They Will Be One Of The "Safe" Ones.

Recruiting a child prostitute in Connecticut

Kind of interesting; a Mormon/ Catholic ticket. Those are two large, mainstream churches

The deafening silence on test cheating

Doesn't the Ryan Plan add ti the deficit?

Campaign crowds provide the last fun things left to the middle class. Like the WI recall or Occupy

Best rational I've seen yet for the Ryan pick...

Sarah Palin came disturbingly close to becoming VP despite not being ready for primetime

BWHAHAHAHAHA: Tim Pawlenty: I Provided "SEVERAL YEARS" of TAX RETURNS to Romney Campaign

After choosing Privitizing Ryan, Florida spooks Romney out of making planned appearance there Monday

Judgment Time For ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ Joe Arpaio

breakthrough for me. potentially good for all.

Stock market growth since 1/20/09

Ironic... Tim Pawlenty Gave 'A Bunch Of Tax Returns' To Romney Campaign For VP Vetting

HuffPo Headline: REVEALED: How Romney Kept Ryan Secret from the Press.

The Mormanchurian Candidate and Privatising Ryan

Well! Throw grandma under the bus and tie the dog to the roof!

Dumbshit on board

It is very hard to believe that CBS put together a segment on

Who Is The Smallest Government Spender Since Eisenhower?

The Overton Window - Why Paul Ryan is a smart pick for the GOP

Ryan plan includes means testing Social Security. Why that is a bad idea.

Chinese exports graph says ...oh oh.

The word fainéant reminds me, where are the tax returns?

Congrats USA Olympic Team on winning the 2012 Games nt

Hard right, hard religious, hard anything policies

Democracy Corps Study: Ryan Budget Doubles Obama Lead

Campaign battle focuses on Ryan's Medicare redesign

LA Times: Paul Ryan loved Ayn Rand, before he said he didn't

Climate change may boost frog disease chytridiomycosis (BBC)

I find it very hard to discuss politics these days -

Pennsylvania newspapers refer to white supremacist group as ‘white people’s rights group’

What does the Ryan pick really mean?

WOW, usually a motorist hits a cyclist

Curiosity rover made near-perfect landing (BBC)

Gingrich explains change of heart on Ryan budget

Israel sniper to get 45 days over Gaza war shooting

Given the amount of flip-flopping they're all doing,

Surrogates are already trying to confuse the facts about Ryan's Medicare plan

WONKETTE: Caption Contest! Paul Ryan Is Your New MR. COOL DISGUISE

Article from March: Paul Ryan and the New Politics of Sadism

Remember when Pres. Obama Peeled Paul Ryan Apart?

Video: The Media Helps Mitt Romney Use Paul Ryan To Change The Debate

Dear Dumbshit Republican who stopped by to argue that we don't need radical health care change.

Wow, look at these rocks.

Romney/Ryan Campaign Stops

Riddle me this: When did Christianity become solely owned by Conservatives?

Paul Ryan's (update: Lies about) Collaboration With Ron Wyden Sure To Factor Into 2012 Debate

"Instructional" video Russell Crowe might want to forget...

Ever Feel Discouraged? Read This:

Government doesn’t take away your freedoms; corrupt politicians, bureaucrats and corporations do

Spread the truth: SS Fund = Legal Federal Treasuries

Hey Mitt, I hope you enjoyed the weekend. Now where's your fucking taxes?

Koch Rmoney ryan...Gods I feel like I have fallen into a Star Trek movie

When was the last time you heard a Democratic politician embrace the "L" word?

Help me clairify something in my mind about Romney and Ryan and taxes

Paul Ryan Only Passed 2 Bills Into Law In More Than A Decade

Media Matters: Seven Things The Media Need To Know About Paul Ryan

U.S. drone war: Spies in the sky signal new age of surveillance

Don't forget, Hell On Wheels starts tonight!

McCain: Obama Attacks Succeeding At Painting Romney As Unacceptable

Media Matters: Seven Things The Media Need To Know About Paul Ryan

WikiLeaks Founder Gives Little Away in This ‘Unauthorized Autobiography’

Prepare for season of fear and loathing - by Shannyn Moore at the Anchorage Daily News

The Know-Nothings Ride Again

what the absolute fuck? Romney says Paul Ryan never planned to go to D.C.

David Gregory is more excited about Ryan than the Republican base. On MTP, he has dominated the

Boston Globe Reporter - Ryan just referred to Rmoney as "when he was Governor of Virginia"

What a Vasectomy is Really Like

Fear Them!

Who'd have thunk watching young Euorpean women playing with balls could be so much fun?

No. No. NO.

With the Selection of Ryan, Voter ID Laws Just Assumed a New Importance in this Election

Debbie Wasserman VS.Ryan on Wolf Blitzer

You won't believe what I saw at the convienience store

In Case You Missed This... 'A Cruel Budget' - NYT Editorial From March, And A Useful Primer

Democrats use Mitt Romney’s vice presidential selection process in tax attacks

Lest we forget..........Bain Capital's business plan

Did anyone catch this report on how the Romney's transported their horse to the Olympics?

Ryan is the most dangerous Fascist threat yet

Romney, Ryan campaign 'to change Washington' at rally outside Charlotte

WOW!!! Ryan Paul has only passed 2 bills in the 13 years he has been in office!!!

Comics Journalism Takes on Education Reform

Heartbreaking: I just passed US Marines in Orlando holding a carwash and begging

Posted without comment. Discuss amongst yourselves....

Sometimes it's difficult being a man

Another pet photobomb

Info on root cellars and indoor worm composters

Israel testing missile attack cellphone warning system

Romney couldn't care less about SS and Medicare; makes sense he's oblivious to the shitstorm coming

Hi Again

T-Paw calls Mitt's overseas money 'global business arrangements'

He's TV's Hot New Comedy Star

rich lowery was a complete ass to Rachel on MTP...

the choices could not be more clear, the differences in the parties/candidates more stark

How Advertisers Convinced Americans They Smelled Bad

American exceptionalism. Want to get raped? Join the military!

TNR - "Why Ryan Makes Romney's Tax Problem Even Worse"

From a friend of a friend on Facebook

Someone has to do it ...

You know Mitt had a very bad week when he gets smacked down Limbaugh using a pro-Obama ad.

Enduring Drought, Farmers Draw the Line at Congress

Illinois based insurance broker recommendation???

NBC's segment on Matt Mitcham from Friday

How is R/R going to handle angry seniors in Florida? Simple. Keep Rand Ryan away.

FINALLY hooked up with my local PAWS group

Anyone else appalled that the Spice Girls will be performing at the Closing Ceremony????

The power of chatter

High-flying bank exec sues LAPD for $100,000,000 after beating

Paul "Judge Smails" Ryan wants to "save" Medicaid/Medicare

I just made my FIRST political donation !!

In honor of Mittens VP pick, I just donated to Obama & my local campaigns - Kaine & Douglass!

Spanish wildfires: thousands flee as blazes threaten national parks

Can someone in GD help me...problem continuing with my Friday AFternoon Challenge...

Wasserman Schultz: ‘Obamacare’ Added 8 Years To Life Of Medicare

Here's two ways RR will go after those 55+. Just easy starts for them.

Heads up - closing ceremony for the Olympic Games

Also from the Janesville area:

LOL !!! - 'The Reprehensible Repugnancies of Ryan: A Poetical, Alphabetical Enumeration' - DailyKos

Atlas Shrugged, Jesus Wept

Andrew Luck throws TD on 1st pass

Conservatives Try To Paint Radical Ryan Budget As A Moderate Proposal

I hope this catches on :)

Ryan is a shitty Catholic - post in GD

RR - The Romney-Ryan Railroad.

Ryan passed 2 bills in his 13 years in congress

This comment should turn anyone with half a brain away---

If you carry a firearm and don't kill people are you misusing it?

Businessman’s contributions to Paul Ryan could draw attention

Question about properties of plastic containers. They absorb odors,

a wonderful PGA championship here

How far north will wisteria grow and bloom?

What are Democratic leaders doing about this epidemic purging of voters?

Sometimes I need some early PJ Harvey to center myself

It is time for Democrats to draw a line in the sand!

The Rolls-Royce team says "Vote for us because

Wow! Half time Basketball for gold medal is 59 to 58. Our lead. Much too close for comfort.

Paul Ryan, one of the laziest Congressmen in the past decade

Eric Sevareid on 'objectivity' in journalism.

it's more important than ever to work downticket

Audio Surfaces of Paul Ryan's Effusive Love of Ayn Rand

The Sexual Objectification Checklist

What is the current status of Indiana's voter ID law?

Dog farts. Oh the horror!

Obama!!! I just turned on C-Span and there he is!

Romney seeks distance from Ryan's budget plans

"Homophobic" my fucking ASS.

London 2012 Olympics were 'absolutely fabulous', says IOC chief

George Soros celebrates 82nd birthday with engagement to Tamiko Bolton

What Wisconsin Journalists Want You To Know About Paul Ryan

Saudi Arabia plans new city for women workers only

A Friend And I Are At ODDS...

Eva Cassidy. What a beautiful voice she had.

Romney Campaign Requested ‘Several’ Years of Tax Returns of VP Contenders

My CNN iReport stating opinion about Mitt Romney’s VP Choice – Paul Ryan on Live CNN TV

Facebook page calls for American-only hours at U.S. Costco (at Bellingham, Wash.)

Paul Ryan's bio says he used deceased father's social security to..

Swiss banks accused over tax evasion

Wisconsin Sikh temple holds first Sunday service since gunman killed 6 worshippers

Katie Roiphe: In Defense of Single Motherhood

Freya Worship

So, Paul (Ayn) Ryan is against abortion with NO exceptions

Top 10 Differences Between White Terrorists and Others

Breaking: Romney Staff Warned Him Not to Pick Ryan!!

How to get Firefox to spellcheck the subject line

Great songs at Olympic closing ceremony

Mitt Romney's Tax-Return Time Bomb

Careful black bear raids Colorado chocolate shop

Rare snowfall stuns much of South Africa

Has anyone in DU actually read 'Atlas Shrugged' by Ayn Rand?

Man sets fire to home by microwaving socks, undies

U.S. Army welcomes first openly gay general

Obama: Ryan is GOP 'ideological leader'

Billy Graham in NC hospital with bronchitis

How the Fuck............

Republicans chose fan of Anti-Christ, conservative fundamentalist Christians Elated.

The 'Monsanto Rider': Are Biotech Companies About to Gain Immunity from Federal Law?

The 'Monsanto Rider': Are Biotech Companies About to Gain Immunity from Federal Law?

The "Tea Party" movement in 2010, Romney/Ryan now: It points to a pattern, and it's Ayn Rand.

Toon: A zombie apocalypse in Washington, DC (Updated)

Faux news is comparing Ryan with Jack Kennedy

Strictly speaking, the UK should have a King, not a Queen,

Everyone I've talked to about the Ryan selection seem to agree

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan: Back to the Failed Top-Down Policies

Copy & Forward: October 16, 2012 is the deadline for voter registration in MD

Romney/Ryan critics only need to let their computers do the writing

Footage of Ryan driving Oscar Mayer Weinermobile surfaces

Copy & Forward: October 9, 2012 is the deadline for voter registration in DC

The stories white guys tell themselves

ANIME NEWS: 'Hakaiju' horror manga features in live-action short

Anita Reyes Delivers "Community Lease" to Bank (and steps for community to fight foreclosures)

In Shelby County, white Democrats are endangered species

Copy & Forward: October 6, 2012 is the deadline for voter registration in SC

Corporation "personhood" does not mean that

Why I outed a Christian star

For the many

CNN Poll: Optimism on the economy drops

How do you pronounce it?

Romney/Ryan cancel Orlando stop.

I downloaded the strangest book ever today...

Medicare won't need to be "saved" as chronic diseases become preventable

We DON'T Like Young Men! We Want YOU!

Romney stilled dogged by canine problem

Is anyone else becoming literally ALERGIC to Ryan Paul's name?

The Villages: Florida retirement community provides foundation for Republican candidates

Borowitz on why Romney HAD to pick Ryan..

Photographer catches moment Obama learned of Ryan pick

They never showed the Men's Marathon?????

Mitt Romney Would Pay 0.82 Percent in Taxes Under Paul Ryan's Plan

Social Security is the most successful program ever created for average working people.

Caption this picture

Juan Cole: Top Ten differences between White Terrorists and Others

Copy & Forward: October 9, 2012 is the deadline for voter registration in Georgia

"Prosperity is just around the corner." --Herbert Hoover, 1929...

Federal spending is helping drive recovery of Paul Ryan’s hometown

Copy & Forward: 30 days before the election is the deadline for voter registration in TN

The Romney-Ryan $700B Disagreement

Stop the Serengeti Sell-off

Airplane catches fire before takeoff at Sea-Tac

history trivia? Has the GOP ever nominated a non-Protestant for President or Vice President until

Copy & Forward: October 9, 2012 is the deadline for voter registration in KY

Social Security rooted in grassroots struggle

My own history with Ayn Rand (as shared on Facebook)

a little more wax on the baby before i head to Virginia

Given Romney's track record ...

LOL! WSJ editorial: Saving Public Ryan

I think the majority of folks will be watching the Olympics closing ceremony and NOT R/R on 60 mins

Egypt's president asserts authority over army

Sorry to bug you I am having a really tough night

If Romney loses, will GOP transform itself?

I bought a pack of cigarettes at the gas station and the guy asked me for ID.

Japan: Inspectors Study Plant That Avoided Disaster

Super props to the athletes of the USA---- Medal winners for the 2012 Summer games.

Thousands file claims after Chevron refinery fire

Wow!!! Blazing time in the 2012 Saratoga Special for 2YO Colts....

Thank You DU Brits

Tough coal market means big loss for Alpha Natural

romney quote from 60 minutes....

Recycling Reality: Humans Set to Trash Most Elements on the Periodic Table

If anyone is serving up crow, I'll have to take the first bite.

Why is synchronized swimming and rhythmic gymnastic in the Olympics

Bernie Sanders tells it as it is RE extending the Bush tax cuts

Mitt Romney y Paul Ryan: Regresándonos a las políticas fallidas del pasado

Erm. Who saw the women's soccer final Japan vs. US?

:evilgrin: - 'Paul Ryan, Black Panther?'

umm..RMoney/Ryan on 60 minutes

I talked with a rock-ribbed New Hampshire Yankee

Paul Ryan is mischaracterizing the facts on 60 Minutes.

this could be the first election where the challengers don't win any of their home states.

Who does this look like? :)

Battling fleas in a very large rural yard

What a couple of lightweights!

Strahorn to replace Luckie on ballot

Something tells me this cat has been declawed

Bob Schieffer bought a plane ticket to do this interview ???

Shark Week begins today!

Hey Tea-baggers! While you're chanting "USA, USA" celebrating our women's Olympic performance

Romney Picked Ryan Over Advisers' Early Doubts

Ryan & Romney: We’re Out To Save Medicare

Aurora shooting inspires various perspectives on God and belief

The Romney/Ryan Movie

What album name will best describe the Rmoney-Ryan campaign?

The Blue Collar dream ticket

Janna Ryan

Like Palin, Ryan obscures the top of the ticket- only it's about 10x more so

I love seeing the 70's stuff...

Why Ryan? Here's why

Does anyone buy food or household products from Amazon?

Funny - I am not so much bothered/worried by RMoneyAynRand as I am offended.

Greek police looking for killers of Iraqi migrant

Now this is service

RIP Richie Hayward

Holy Sh*t ...fr**p*rv*ll* is melting! LMAO

This author was self deleted by its message

Any here work with seniors or have a senior parent, and helped with their "Part_" medicare choices?

I won't lie... I really hope Biden goes with the Weinermobile during the debate

Reuters: Palin will not speak at RNC Convention.

CNN Olympic spoiler (the bastards)

What if Mitt is planning on dropping out?

People are really trying to create outrage at Leo Manzano?

Europe air fees... WTF?

Terms of Service; Didn't Read

200 Rescued in Iran After Quakes; Death Toll Rises to 300

Obama opens his Chicago home to supporters

Wienermobile

Rmoney found his big boy pants.

What was that spot on Ryan's flag pin on 60 minutes?

Rachel Maddow KILLS The Romney/Ryan MEDICARE LIE Dead In its Tracks

DO NOT underestimate this Rmoney/RAynRand ticket

Will your parents vote for Romney and essentially end your SS and Medicare ?

Publicist Dale Olson, who Convinced Rock Hudson to Admit to Having Aids, has Died

Crossposting from GD re Win file directory/save as issue

For those that care

Bain/Pain 2012

12 Things You Should Know About Paul Ryan...

Ryan-Romney Plan/Simpson-Bowles Plan/The People's Budget - I'd LOVE To See Some Polling On This

Fuck you GB and whatever remains of your empire.

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, August 14: Summer Under the Stars: James Cagney

Chasing the drought across the Midwest - pictures

Feeling left out of Judgment Day?

Paul Ryan: Arrogant Prick 'It's Mr. Ryan now'

Did you ever think that your worst enemies would be your own countrymen?

Dear Media, Romney still needs to release his tax returns

Atheist Evangelism

Bain Capital Companies:

HP won't cut jobs in India; may add to workforce in long term: Meg Whitman

Ayn Rand Joins the Ticket (Jane Mayer | The New Yorker)

This is just creepy

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, August 15: Summer Under the Stars: Lillian Gish

About time!

Paul Ryan loved Ayn Rand, before he said he didn't (LA Times)

Paul Ryan on Ayn Rand

Gekko/Galt- 60 Minutes remarks about tax shelters (Video)

School bus bullies: Mitt Romney and Karen Klein

Miami Herald: Ryan could hurt Romney in Florida

The Boss Wrings A Little More Productivity Out Of U.S. Workers

Been incommunicado all weekend - on one of the biggest political

Estes Park News Weekend Special Report Break-In News!

AWWWWWWWWWWWwwwwwwww Molly!!!!!

Alleged $700B ACA 'Medicare cut': Slashes healthcare svcs to seniors or trims corporate welfare?

Union leader strives to ease Obama's "white guy problem"

PitBull attack (you decide)

Romney campaign cancels Monday visit to Orlando

I thought I had discovered a healthy snack...raw red kidney beans

More from Mars (IMAGES)

Why The Houston Janitor Strike Was Historic

What choosing Paul Ryan as Vice President means

Gas prices see biggest jump of the year

New York police charge 5 for assaulting, robbing migrant workers

Pro-labor rally draws tens of thousands

Federal workers fret about jobs as sequestration looms

HELP defeat cantor, who is holding up action on House Agriculture bill.

My God, the Fuckstick Duo...

Co-op union vote set (Aug. 23-24 under scrutiny by officials from the NLRB)

Camel's eye?

Greenwald: Paul Ryan is no fiscal conservative

I'm actually very concerned about how we respond to the Romney/Ryan ticket.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 13 August 2012

No time for trolls

A Crunch Cometh

How Can I Get My Cats To Stop Waking Me Up In The Morning?

A Fistful of Rupees: The Legend of Zelda Told as a Spaghetti Western

Is it really that blatant....

Bill Moyers Essay: Everyone Should Be Entitled to Medicare

It's a shame the world is so broke. Closing Ceremonies suffered.

I don't know nothing about birthin vampire babies. LOL!

The victims of low-interest locusts

Family of deranged man fatally shot by cops in Times Square upset over use deadly force

HBO Newsroom alert

How to tell Science from Disinformation....

An Open Letter to the Romney Campaign...

The Gungeon, Sarcasm in an Alert, & a Jury Fail

bwaahahahaha monty python...olympics

No, YOUR Hair Is Marvelous!

Can we get a Turtle Man Live Action Group??? Is this Meta???

Howard Dean: "You Can't Convince People That A Dem Is Going To Cut Medicare"

The Irony and Cynicism of Mitt Romney’s Secrecy Surrounding his Tax Returns

Ok someone help me out here - what is with teabaggers and cheetos

Is Dick Morris the worst political analyst in America?

19 months after mass shooting, ex-Rep. Giffords moves back to Tucson

Eric Idle is drop-dead funny. "Always Look On the Bright Side of Life"

You are powerless to resist the squeeee:

Not One Jobs Bill, Ryan! Not one!

Joy And Sadness On 60 Minutes... And I'm Not Talking RR... Please Watch... For A Dose Of Hope...

You're stuck in a room for a while -

"the crux of the American elite"

Please define "concern troll" for me.

12/27/11: Thom Hartmann attacks Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) for support Paul Ryan's Medicare agenda

Who would you get to showcase the music and culture of the USA during a 2+ hour ceremony/concert?

Can Romney successfully distance himself from the radical RW Ryan budget ?

OOPS!!

Arctic Methane Release at Extinction Levels. Republicans Admit to Crisis, Formulate Plan for Masses

I have poll withdrawal

Who saw the Romney/Ryan speeches today and 60 mins interview?

Issa: We are filing charges against Attorney General Eric Holder tomorrow

"We are filing charges against Attorney General Eric Holder tomorrow"

Got ticket for Obama on Wed. (plus campaign office was pissed)

Paul Ryan: I will show two years of taxes

To bad Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason

(Wash. Post on Don Siegelman) When is a campaign contribution a bribe?

AP FACT CHECK: Social Security’s funding shortfall adds to budget deficit in a roundabout way

‘Atheists Helping the Homeless’ Hold 41st Giveaway

Has anyone ever been to an Olympics?

AP Fact Check *SHREDS* Romney/Ryan "Questionable, Eye-Popping, Do Not Fit With Reality" Claims

Isn't this the source of the Federal Reserve, Freeman, Sovereign Citizen CT?

From Huff Post: Alan Singer: Cuomo, Common Core and Pearson-for-Profit

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Sunday, August 12)

So it appears the Olympic Games in London were very successful, contrary to Romney's "concerns"

The Mittsters

I wish we had the UK coverage of the closing ceremonies, instead of our bland coverage.

Thank you Brits! Enjoyed the Olympics and had a great time!

Stephanie Miller: Paul Ryan's Plan isn't a bold plan. It is a horrible plan.

Local NBC cut off the Olympics finale and airing Animal Practice!!

Dear dog. An Emotional Homecoming For Paul Ryan In Wisconsin

Romney VP pick Paul Ryan to visit Central Florida this weekend

sorry wrong section.

Forget reality for 1 hour... The Newsroom kicked some booty tonite... even Paul Ryan was mentioned -

Looking for the tax release graph pic

Best movie quote you've heard in the past 10 years.

Go US Women!

So many facets to Newroom. It really exposes the commercial exploitation of news in this country

Breaking Bad -- anyone see tonight's episode? (possible spoilers)

Romney's Death Squad Ties: Bain Launched With Funds From Oligarchs Behind Salvadoran Murders

Re Eddie MUNSTER, more like Anthony WEINER, stay with me

Dumb Question but What is with Ayn Rand?

How does romney/ryan plan to get to 270?

The Ryann choice a sign of desperation?

Understand This: You Will Need Medicare When You Get Old

From the Archives, my vote for the "Best Ayn Rand Post Ever"...

How did "The Seventh Veil" really end? *** SPOILER ALERT ***

Here's a link to the full Romney/Ryan 60 Minutes interview - video

The New Elitists

How did "The Seventh Veil" really end?

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