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Archives: September 16, 2012

Whatever happened to the Fine Young Cannibals?

Does anyone believe that Arne Duncan and President Obama were "neutral" on the teachers strike?

SNL Premieres With Jay Pharoah As A New, Unworried-About-Romney, Obama.

Egypt's Prime Minister Says Some Were Paid To Protest.....

"Obama, Clinton remember fallen diplomats, vowing justice"

Long, but interesting article on welfare & food stamps.

Amid uneasy calm in Cairo, prime minister says some were paid to protest

Mitt Romney admitted he strapped his dog to the roof of his car...

"Mitt Romney has a ‘personal’ problem" by Jonathan Capehart at WP

What Chris Brown’s Tattoo Tells Us About Violence Against Women

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Saturday, September 15)

SNL Mocks Clint Eastwood’s RNC Speech With Hilarious Comedy Ad - video link

Air Force names woman to lead basic training amid sex scandal

SNL Premieres With Jay Pharoah As A New, Unworried-About-Romney, Obama - video link

Is it ok to lie about or cover up sensitive personal medical information? If so, to what extent???

Four things to remind your Republican friends about when they're blathering about the Middle East.

Did you ever watch an instructional video knowing full well you would never ever use it? Post yours!

Is there a difference?

There is something seriously wrong with Romney....

Out of the hospital on Tuesday, back in on Thursday

Obama's biggest Economic Challenge

Israeli Foreign Ministry officials say U.S. ignored Arab radicalization

Whatever happened to Eddie Munster?

"Vote for the American"

Lewis Turco's form of the week: 15) The Riddle

Really badass fire: Pole Creek

ERA, equal pay, children's rights bill...

The religious right in this country has declared WAR on Muslims worldwide

ProPublica - "Where the Candidates Stand on Medicare and Medicaid"

Ted Kosmatka: In-fall

The gullibility of "conservatives" is killing the hopes and dreams of the planet.

First World Pains (whaaaaa!)

Today's Sunday Morning Hymn

Drink diet sodas? Please rethink your choices: here are 7 good reasons to do so.

Does anyone use the Camino browser?

KPC Kills 7th Person At NIH

I'd like to have the "buddies" feature again –

Heads Up: It's election season, SNL extra political shows the next two Thursdays Sept 20th & 27th

(Satirical caller) Bobby Jindal calls in to Mike Malloy

Obama leads in Electoral College tallies

Can you help me unclog my exdraineous ?

Flag Burning

How do you keep your irony alarm from exploding re "May God continue to bless the USA"

Anti-Putin protesters show their strength in Russia

I want to read more horror novels like House of Leaves!

South Africa was run by Dutch Reformed Protestants

Pro-Assange group NullCrew threaten second attack on Cambridge computer system

Has the jury system has been compromised or broken ?

US Embassy in Cairo tweets from September 11, 2012

Asymmetric political warfare on Twitter?

Proud Americans, Be Who You Are

U.S. military to ‘modernize’ nuclear arsenal: report

Conservative super PACs targeting blue-state Democrats

Domestic Violence in Kansas City - She's Critical, He's Dead

A bunch of information about this whole mess

Is the Romney team trying to provoke violence against Americans in the middle east and beyond?

Have you been as depressed as I am about some of the reactions here on DU to the recent unrest in

This is why we need Saturday delivery!

Romney is the only candidate I can recall who didn't move to the middle in the general

U.S. filmmaker: I won't return to besieged home

Harrison Ford tells a joke on Letterman:

Which occupation best controls malpractice?

OMG this is what the DU lounge needs - Kitten Cam 24/7

NATO says four soldiers killed in "insider" attack in Afghan south

Anti-Japan protests widen, China struggles to rein in anger

Israeli military moves major operations to south

Ho hum. 4 more U.S. troops dead. Killed by an Afghan policeman.

SNL Reviewed: A New Obama

Romney admits in secret tape: you didn't build that

So much for a national title and a Heisman!

Our embassy workers attacked - so first Romney attacks THEM!

I figured I'd get this response...

GCSE exam changes to be announced by government

Sadler Reminds Texas Who He Was

Myth #2: Western Cultures Are Far More Humane Than the Bloodthirsty Muslims

Solar eclipse on Mars- photo

You Should Know About Sensata - It’s What the Election is About

Merck leaves ALEC; DC headquarters of ALEC put up for sale.

Did Rmoney and Bain Capital own a bankruptcy ring?

Some big banks eyed in drug, terror money laundering

CUNY Administration Declares War On Rebel English Department

Insurance companies trying to get even LOWER actuarial values for ACA exchanges approved

Desmond set to close Irish Daily Star after Kate photos published

Aging Baby Boomers Face Losing Care as Filipinos Go Home

L'Shana Tova

Where's the Official Notre Dame Spanks MSU Thread?


Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Ceiling Fan OFF Edition

Taliban fighters wore US Army uniforms in attack on Prince Harry's base

Be peacemakers in Middle East, pope tells Christians in Lebanon

Birthers: What are your best responses to their idiocy?

Condom used as evidence in Assange sex case 'does not contain his DNA'

Josh Mandel Wants to be a Senator. If Only He Could Get His In-laws to Donate. (Brown's opponent)

Vanity Fair: Obama’s Way

What's for Dinner - Sunday Sept 16th

The poor state of our union from a republican viewpoint....

Check out Huffington Post LATEST election board

For those claiming that drone strikes are done in concert with the governments of

Reinforcing Washington's Asia-Pacific Hegemony

did I hit a wrong button somewhere?

Afghan officials: 8 women killed in NATO airstrike

Daily Kos breakdown polling of whos voting in this election by age

Hillary Clinton Speaks at the Memorial Four Killed in Libya

Freedom of Speech

Anti-Japanese Protests Across China Turn Violent


What Chris Stevens would have wanted us to do in the Middle East

Warren’s negatives too heavy

What that fucking asshole Netanyahu said on Meet The Press:

Beyond Obama: Could a True Socialist Actually Gain Power in America? How One Almost Did

John Nichols: Scott Walker reduced to name-calling to defend struck-down Act 10

Groups race against time to get Florida voters registered

Poverty - How much of a problem??

UP with chris reform....the real story now

Poll: Elizabeth Warren opens 6-point edge on Scott Brown in Massachusetts Senate race


First trimester accomplished, two more to go. Yes, I'm going to be a father.


I say we do away with the 1st amendment...

Maureen Dowd: Neocons Slither Back

Spain and Portugal see big anti-austerity rallies

Challenged on Medicare, G.O.P. Loses Ground

Well-to-do get mortgage help from Uncle Sam - Reuters

After Days of Unrest in Muslim World, a Fragile Calm Takes Hold

NYT: Don’t Tell Anyone, but the Stimulus Worked

Ambassador Stevens: A U.S. Envoy Who Plunged Into Arab Life

In Prosecutors, Debt Collectors Find a Partner

Can anyone name Bernie Sanders' republican challenger?

Good Ole Boys’ Family Feud: As Romney sinks, Republicans turn on each other ......

LOL! Randy Newman wrote a new song - "I'm Dreaming of a White President"

Happy 88th, Lauren Bacall.

Now give me an override into that class ...... OR ELSE !!!!!

Met Office model 'better at predicting extreme winters' {uk}

One Sprinter, Many Hurdles (One of the most inspiring stories I've ever seen)

A Love Story In 22 Pictures:

15 photos of Libyans Apologizing to America

Tropical East Africa's epic flora survey completed

Eugene Robinson: Romney's Rushed and Dangerous Bluster

Pelosi says Ryan pick makes it easier for Dems to take House

My response to a Facebook friend's anti-Obama post (please share yours, too!)

Teaching ate me alive

Russia declassifies deposit of impact diamonds

Please help me ask the NEA, and their state affiliates, to kick out all the administrators.

At Rally, Elizabeth Warren Takes More Aggressive Stance

Scottish wildcat extinct within months, association says

Stick a silver fork in him. Rmoney's done.


Two ways to help unions of teachers -- petitions to the NEA, and to Congress

Massachusetts medical marijuana opposition forgets to register domain Romney’s Bogus ‘Apology’ Claim

Paul Volcker on Greedy Bankers, the Ryan Plan, and the Fed Romney’s Economic Exaggerations

The Snarky Voice in Your Head Is Killing Your Productivity; Here’s How to Stop It

Why Obama's lead is even better news than you think

Sunday's Doonesbury - Science Education in Louisiana

Juan Cole: Top Ten Likely Consequences of Muslim anti-US Embassy Riots

My wife would like to start a new religion.. New Christians... Her bible: 50 Shades of Gray

Juan Cole: Obama Plays Hardball and Egypt’s Morsi Folds

Amnesty International: Syria: Indiscriminate attacks kill, terrorize and displace civilians

At Kansas Statehouse, faith moves to the forefront

Photos of Elizabeth Warren Rally at BU Saturday as she kicks off her fall offensive!

Pelosi says Ryan pick makes it easier for Dems to take House

Fox’s Brit Hume proves his head is up Romney's ass

Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran Containment SUPPORTERS 'Set A New Standard For HUMAN STUPIDITY'

San Onofre plant to be shut for at least 1 more year

Protests outside US consulate in Karachi

Obama leads 49 to 48 Rasmussen - if we count leaners

The Ministry of Truth Has Determined

A Fellow DU Member (Cicada) Nicely Exposes The (R)asmussen Poll

A Troika from Hell--King (IA), Bachmann (MN), West (FL)....

The neocon puppet master behind Romney/Ryan

So, I have hot peppers and I had an interesting idea.

Rec this one up please. It's hard hitting Florida news. Re: Human trafficking.

Liz Cheney needs a slap upside the head!

Iran Guard commander: ‘Nothing will remain’ of Israel if it attacks

Boy Scouts helped alleged molesters cover tracks, files show

Floyd Mayweather Jr.EX: I not mad at him for BEATING me shit happens

My husband is going to a Gun Show to buy a GUN SAFE


Politics and Plutocrats: A Parade of Inequality by Gar Smith

"It almost takes your breath away"

From Daily Kos football referee strike is about: NFL wants to freeze referee pensions

5 Diseases on the Move in North America, Thanks to Climate Change

Bob Sheaffer breaks out the party hats!

True Blood actress Carrie Preston.

Ambassador Susan Rice: Libya Attack Not Premeditated

Why do the Cheneys hate America so much?

How the Gov’t Talks About a Drone Program it Won’t Acknowledge Exists

Israel says U.S. must be firm on stopping Iran nuclear threat

Happy Anniversary Occupy Movement

Dog overly protective of food w/smaller dog

The fall equinox is fast approaching.

Article on Paul Ryan is up........

(Eight) Afghan women 'killed in NATO air strike'

Adelson is grinning

House Republican Leader Blames America First For Mideast Tensions and Unrest

New York Times Reporter Parrots GOP Talking Points...

Zionists, Jews and Israel: Are they different for Israel-bashers?

Ted Olson went back to the dark side. He will be helping Paul Ryan in the debates.

Extry extry: Edwina's ex exhumed to prop up Dave 'n' Gideon

Leser of two evils

Do you think the Obama 'brush off' of Netanyahu is simply a ploy to absolve the US of blame

Televangelist Jack Van Impe justifying Bush killings and death penalty with Bible

Today in Peace and Justice history on September 16, 1974

Chicago Teachers Union meets on contract today

Post convention poll shows Warren 50 to 40 LV and 53 to 41 RV

"Without smart people, Rick Santorum would be trying and failing to start a fire in some cave"

Funny how the devoted Romneyites' appeal these days is like, 'If you only knew the real Mitt . . . '

Today in proving Santorum right: Instapundit Glenn Reynolds calls for resignation of President Obama

George Will: No, President Romney Wouldn’t Have Prevented The Libya Attack

Liz Cheney accuses President Obama of abandoning Czechoslovakia

A Question For Your Best Republican Friend

He wasn't famous. he deserved to be.

A political toon for today:

Liz Cheney Claims Obama Has "Abandoned" Czechoslovakia

Mormons posthumously baptized President Obama's mother as a Mormom

Photos of Apple's new solar array in NC.

Some simple good advice from Dr Arthur Kellerman:

Egypt Christian accused of posting anti-Islam film, being atheist starts hunger strike

another strange 3 to 2 jury result - anybody have the original with jury comments?

Oregon pagan celebrates Paralympic moment, prepares for Pagan Pride Day

Netanyahu on the defensive; Ambassador Susan Rice reiterates there is no need for sabre rattling

Furor fades a year after military's gay ban lifted

African-American Christians and pastors weigh religious concerns in looming vote for president

McCain decides to join Mitt in looking like a fool

Netanyahu: ‘No Doubt’ Obama And Romney Are Equally Committed To Forbidding Iran From Going Nuclear

Guest Post: What Priestesses Do…..

Jury service should change to link to the post in its context

Flood Threat To Nuclear Plants Covered Up By Regulators, NRC Whistleblower Claims

The Power of Political Communion

More damage and flooding pics

Shoot First and Aim Later Mitt...

Just came home from church and we are furious!

More idiocy and warmongering from Mccain.

Have any DUers documented the number of times Iran was six months away

Mabon History: The Second Harvest

Don't forget...

The Cardinal and the Dame jump. AP rankings:

The Right Wing Talking Points

Why are the NFL players playing with scabs? I will tell you why.....

Mark Twain back from the grave with 2012 election warning: "Trickle Down My Derriere!?"

How Barack Obama Made His Fortune

How to manage younger sibling at home while older one is "working"?

Symphony of Science - Our Biggest Challenge

Secret life of modern-day witches

Mitt Romney's character and judgment 'gaffe'

Rule of Thumb

Who knew that Breaking Bad is a spin off from Seinfeld?

It’s time for Islamophobic evangelicals to choose

What REALLY gets out the vote

How to spot a vegan at the market

Young Arabs need less religion and more work

Where's the reaction from the US religious community?

Chicago Teachers Union President Invites City Hall to Turn Off Air-Conditioning

from Russ Feingold - Sec'y Geithner: Tell the IRS to enforce the law (re: PACS hiding donations)

Kudankulam protests: 1000 villagers bury themselves neck-deep

Not a single Romney bumper sticker or sign in my neck of the woods

More than half of California voters voted by mail this year and it's changing elections

All is well with the world again! Kristen and Robert are Robsten again!

I'm getting obsessive with recycling

Think Locally, Act Globally

I cried at church today

FLIP flip FLIP flip Election map FLIP FLIP FLIP FLIPS **BIG** News on the Election Maps today....

the need to vent...

The kind of thing you suspect, but hoped was never true.

Support the Chicago teachers from afar

Home invasion without a good ending.

The Mormon Church Posthumously Baptized Obama’s Mother

Side judge pulled from Saints-Panthers game after his Facebook page showed Saints fandom

Study: Repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell had no negative impact on US military

Handicapped children are punishments for previous abortions, says Repug.

Mitt Romney is representative of what America stands for...

Chicago teachers to vote on strike

Symphony of Science: Climate Change

A Scott Brown photo made me switch primary care doctors.

Some of us were "living green" way before it was cool.

FLORIDA: NELSON (+7) in Rasmussen

Nominations for the Most Annoying Spokeshole on TV?

Why does God need a paid dating service to get couples together?

Smart People

Just sent $25 to Elizabeth Warren in honor of Ted Kennedy and her new Poll Lead!

David Gregory goes full pucker-up with Bibi and makes a fool of himself

A map for those who feel overwhelmed in a sea of Red States

romney and netanyahu are old friends...

Asshole Gregory Begs Bibi to Talk Shit About Obama

California Rodeo Announcer’s Racist Michelle Obama Joke

Maybe the most disturbing video I have seen.

Maybe It Would Make More Sense To Call Romney "The Mentally Ill" Candidate ....

Bachmann’s Anti-Muslim ‘Brain’ Draws Laughs At Values Voter Summit

Sorry. We ran out of mints.

Just when I thought pictures from Saturn couldn't get any better

The GOP Pushes The "Faith Based" Meme For Domestic Programs But.....

After a very unsussessful gardening season, I'm pulling all the dead things.

Christine O'Donnell considering political reports this with straight face

My raging conservative father does not know my new email address yet: Should I tell him?

Boy Scouts helped alleged molesters cover tracks, files show

Netanyahu on MTP is a real Chalabi flashback

I volunteered for the first time yesterday.

Excellent post on "explaining" homosexuality to children.

Consulate Attack Preplanned, Libya's President Says

Tough Words From General on Afghan Insider Attacks

Everyday, Thousands of people suffer from Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Would you know how to help?

Ex-Ambassador To Israel: U.S. Will Go To War With Iran In 2013

Does anyone know of a product that can resurface the top inside

Nancy Pelosi:Mitt Romney isn't going to be President everybody knows that

Whatever happened to DUer Peekaloo ?

"Sent" emails - can you tell if they've been received?

Your spellchecker seems to have a bug

Had my star jun 2011---lost it dec 2011 Made a new donation No star

Just gonna slap this on my bumper and call it good!

For posters who may want to completely change their position

U.’s ‘Sextravaganza’ to explore faith, sex

How pathetic is this?

The category of Gratuitous Slur

Religious identity at the centre of deep South conflict (Thailand)

Birthers sanctioned by federal judge for ‘frivolous lawsuit,’ claims Tennessee Democratic Party

Would an endorsement by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu help or hurt Romney?

Posted on FB

Romney Just Saying He Grew Up Poor In Memphis Now

A problem with Freedom of Speech

Anyone feel like slamming David Gregory with me??? Jewish DUers?

Best Political Cartoons of the Week


Damn! I hate it when the only game on has two teams I despise!

Ah, the simple pleasure of a Sunday afternoon nap.

In Kudankulam, new form of protest after jal satyagraha

80,000 Texas voters (minorities) purged from the voting lists for being dead...but they ain't dead.

The mindset that decries public queries about an individual's sexual orientation

Transgender Name Changes Not OK With Bible-Quoting Oklahoma Judge

I think the Pats got this

How much did the financial crisis cost us? $12.8 trillion, one group says


God hates figs

Regarding voter suppression tactics, does that mean the e-voting machines

Is a truthism devotee a troll?

does anyone know what happened to Chris Hayes this weekend?

If Obama and the Dems win big this election

Teen Claims She Was Handcuffed By Aggressive Cops For Using Student MetroCard

DEFRA Survey Estimates Approximately 100 Adult Cod (13 Yrs. Or Older) Left In North Sea - Telegraph

Mitt Romney’s Last-Ditch Strategy: Inflame the Base

NYT Reporter Parrots GOP Talking Points, Suggests Obama’s Middle East Policy Is ‘Naive’ And ‘Quaint’

Don't worry Ricky. Even though the elite smart people won't vote for the Republicans,

Gregory Declares Bibi King of the Jews

The Bobblespeak Translations ... Meet The Press - September 16!

Netanyahu vows to derail Iran's nuclear bus

ABC’s Jake Tapper GETS BUSTED Pushing BOGUS Republican Libya TALKING POINTS

Ray LaMontagne - Empty

Democrat Martin O’Malley makes early, and tricky, Iowa inroads as 2016 presidential prospect

When will Ryan go "rogue"?

Ooops, this video was deleted from Jon Huntsman's YouTube channel--

Occupy Oakland: Arrests may top 400; City Hall vandalized

Cambodia's war crimes tribunal releases former Khmer Rouge leader

OMG the kittens are nursing on Kitten Cam - watch it right now!

PA just announced another change for getting a Voter ID


Iran confirms it has forces in Syria and will take military action if pushed

Shell boss defends Alaska project as ice halts drilling

It may be time to neuter the cat..whadda think?

Elizabeth Warren: 6 point lead

Will Obama win in November? Wide gap between preference and prediction. (Washington Post FUD)

Some Republicans Try Out a New Campaign Theme: Bipartisanship

LOL!! - LIZARD CHENEY Accuses Obama of Abandoning NON-EXISTENT Country ‘Czechoslovakia’

I got my Social Security benefits statement this week. One GLARING change

Hackers claim attack on Cambridge University Press

Occupy One-Year Anniversary Concert (Livestream) - Occupy Guitarmy !!!

So if the werewolf's victims walk the earth until the werewolf is slain...

Shana Tova Umetukah!

Boston Teachers Union takes on Rahm Emanuel in ad in Chicago paper

I think what we are seeing now in the relationship between "journalists" and candidates...

Your country on Democrats, your country on Republicans

'Mad Money' Guy, Jim Cramer, Is Pissed His Dad Can't Vote. Manages To Miss Whole Point Anyway.

Religious "extremists": How to do it right!!!

Unions Are Striking Back, at Last

Why we (the Sacramento Bee) changed stand on death penalty

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Subhankar Banerjee, Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point

Did Michael Savage just apologize for America?

Romney's Message to Values Voters

Help Us Fight Voter Suppression

Complaints about automated calls up sharply

Pamela Geller's Blog Solicited Funds For anti-Muhammad Film

GOP focuses on monthly jobs report, but do voters?

A kiss a hug ah love...

Voters more likely to back an anti-Muslim party than reject it – poll

6 Coalition Members Killed in Afghanistan

Okay, which one of youse were just at the Lowe's?

Dallas is getting their ass kicked ...

Romney enters critical phase, will talk up economic plan

Confessions of a Former Republican

Romney enters critical phase, will talk up economic plan

Romney Campaign Searches for a New Strategy - Ryan Wants To Be Unleashed! Take The Bag Off His Head

Occupy Your Victories

Barrett wants state to turn over foreclosure settlement money

Time running out to save coral reefs, scientists say

Wonder Woman

Huff Post has Gone Live...they stole Aloyna from RT..and are making Moves to scap up Talent


We ALL start out as little sociopaths.

Simple exuberant JOYS -- we lose the ability to recognize them as we "grow up".

To be frank, MiddleFingerMom sometimes REALLY misses drinking to excess.

MFM is the ONLY U.S. citizen with an injunction that he stay 50 miles away from Olympic events.

Libyan leader says 50 arrested in U.S. consulate attack

Andy Borowitz Tweet

Elizabeth Warren’s family has mixed memories about heritage


A website to checkout. -- Government is Good

Since I know this is a kind group unlike other forums around...I have a simple

If anybody wanted to film "2016: Republicans' America", they could do so

Adam LaVine tweet to Fox News

Eternal Fascism: Fourteen Ways of Looking at a Blackshirt

MA SENATE RACE: Warren + 6 (LV), +12 (RV)

I need help with new Mac for my parents...

PPP Is Coming Out With A VA Poll Tonight- Reich Wing Haters Already Trashing The Twitter Page

Good idea NOT to reply to an email from Julianna Smoot at

PPP: Elizabeth Warren leads in the MA-Sen poll... (updated Warren 48, Brown 46)


George Takei builds on legacy with 'Allegiance'

Liz Cheney accuses Obama of abandoning non-existent country ‘Czechoslovakia’

We *finally* found the Vegenaise Tartar Sauce!

Detropia - Official Trailer

Sunday has turned Blaaahhhhh!

I have GREAT news!!!

If an ID card costs even one penny - then requiring it IS a poll tax

Why Do People Hate Teachers Unions? Because They Hate Teachers.

The NHL Lockout Song

Romney stops in KC, eats barbecue

A $23 million mansion heads to foreclosure as an entrepreneur’s fortune vanishes

Space Camp (1986) My opinion

Barack Obama Has A Healthy Lead In Brand Spanking New VA Poll

Flailing: Mitt is boxed in and doesn't have a plan.

PPP: Obama +5 in VIRGINIA (51 - 46)

VA - Obama 51 Rmoney 46

There is another Issue 2 on the ballot in Ohio

There is another Issue 2 on the ballot in Ohio

Inside the campaign: How Mitt Romney stumbled

Conventional vs. Religious Logic...

Just great. "Alf" will be a CGI character in a movie coming up...

What do I do for Rosh Hashanah? Reflect on my year? Buy presents? Fast? Listen to Sha-Na-Na?

The secret of Twitter: Tolerance is fatal


McCutchen is inching up.

The Republicans want to talk about unemployment. Let's accommodate them.

Who is behind these nasty TV ads against Rick Nolan?

Six puppies (about 9 days old now )

Republicans Accidentally Vote To End Welfare-To-Work Requirements

Week 3 Heisman Watch: (WVU quarterback) Geno Smith leads wide open race as Matt Barkley falters

Week 3 Heisman Watch: (WVU quarterback) Geno Smith leads wide open race as Matt Barkley falters

New work-around for PA voting law?

Interesting inside of Romney's campaign

Ad Spending Tops Half-Billion Mark

Birmingham Sunday

If you could do your job via internet (telecommute) would you move?

Righties just can't understand why Romney isn't winning

Is Obama a terrible debater or are they trying to lower expectations?

Bill Moyers, Katrina vanden Heuvel and Jamie Raskin on the Pro-Corporate Supreme Court

Meanwhile in The Sticks...

At least they kept out the gays and atheists

Rabbi Shmuley's quixotic candidacy..........

Rahm to ask judge to order teachers back

Autumn is upon us.

Mitts best day of the campaign to date.

Obama Romney Campaign Commercial on SNL

Come The Rapture Pulease Take All These Damned Fundies And Republicans ......

How the Republican Convention (and campaign) went off the rails.

POLITICO's Post Mortem of Romney's Campaign

Things are really getting out of hand in China with Japan hatred.

Romney (ahem Bush) Foreign Policy Team...

Chicago mayor seeks injunction to end teachers strike

Famous Whiskey Voices. Post 'em Here!

What is Romney doing with all his donated money?

2016: Dinesh D'Souza's Exercise in Ego and Delusion

It's impossible to deny that republicans are just about impediments

Ever hear of a band called "Little Feat?"

Israeli PM makes appeal to US voters: Elect president willing to draw ‘red line’ with Iran

Yemen Inflamed (The Nation)

Commander confirms Iran’s Revolutionary Guard in Syria

Krugman: Hating on Ben Bernanke

NATO disasters stack up in Afghanistan - LA Times

Does music make you go nuts?!1 Like right now BIZET Sym #1 pt 10

PPP: Warren +2 in MASSACHUSETTS (48 - 46)

Better off than 4 years ago: Detroit's 106-year-old Belle Isle Aquarium reopens to public

GTX 460's overheating

Reich: Why Romney and Ryan are Going Down (they’re relying largely on one slice of America).

E.J. Dionne: The American election’s global reach

Weirdness happens.

Muslim Homophobia in Britain

Paul Krugman joins in on the "abandoned Countries" Fun!

So much for that!

John Fugelsang: Every time I see Mitt Romney I wonder how Satan got Ward Cleaver pregnant.

Bill Moyers: Craig Unger on the Continuing Power of Karl Rove

An Indecent Proposal from Sarah Silverman

Syrian army shells northern cities; helicopter stike in northwest.

Senator Johnson (R-WI) pens Politico op-ed attempting to sell Mitt's economic snake oil

What time should I get in line to see the President?

you know, I am not afraid to die, I am straight with God, but I am afraid to leave my family

Does anyone else think McKenna's TV ads are a bit strange?

We're going to see the President tomorrow!

SF Bay Area Chinese-Americans protest Japan's purchase of disputed islands

LOL...George Bush's "On-Time Performance Rating" is 40%..

Obama up 5 in Virginia

Far-right German group plans to show anti-Islamic film

Abusing freedom of expression...

I was looking through the Sunday papers and noticed that Romney hasn't released his Tax returns.

New PPP Massachusetts poll: Warren rebounds

Just checked in...first two DU titles

Inland Northwest executive pay jumps again- -Spokane Journal of Business

Toles Toon: Two-Dimensional Chess

My brother comes out of the closet

It is really annoying this TAX RETURN issues has 100% gone away!

LOL! - Hash tag #LizCheneysGlobeHas on Twitter

Border Patrol Expansion - 100 miles from all borders

I shut up a birther/fundie today with this:

The Reason I'm Niner Fan... And Yeah... It's Political

Our country needs a serious discussion

AP sources: Obama launching China trade case

The Grand Old Party Ain't What It Used To Be: Interview with Lewis L. Gould

A most relaxed cat

This Is Both An Exciting and Disturbing Read About the Elections And Beyond

Romney camp thinking of changing strategy

What is going on with Amanda Bynes?

Sources in Romney Camp Blame Adviser for Mediocre Campaign

Not only is Candy Crowley hosting a debate - she is hosting the one on foreign affairs.

So did the President have advance warning about the attacks in Benghazi?

Tax Cuts Don't Lead to Economic Growth, a New 65-Year Study Finds

The Grand Old Party Ain't What It Used To Be: Interview with Lewis L. Gould

Romney justifies virtually no job growth at his 3 1/2 year point in Mass.

"Why Romney and Ryan Are Going Down"

Report: Seahawks-Cardinals field judge was paid by team when calling Seahawks practices

Came Across This in Downtown Baltimore Tonight...

Three Men and a Bibi (image)

"Automated Message" has a user account.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 17 September 2012

CNN's Don Lemon calls out Mitt Romney's lies (UPDATED with video link)

The Eyes Of Marines

"Why Obama's Lead Is Even Better News Than You Think" by Mark Sumner at Daily Kos


Mark Halperin devotes his Time column to Democratic strategist Doug Sosnik's analysis


UPDATE: Rodeo clown, not announcer, is said to be the person who made racist joke at Creston rodeo

Chinese Schoolchildren Must Bring Their Own Desks to School

Nothing says more about the Republican Party’s priorities then the manner by which they spend their

"More details emerge on U.S. ambassador's last moments" by Arwa Damon, CNN

Campaign ads

3,528,633 vs 3,491,555

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Sunday, September 16)

(UK) Fertility regulator to consult public over plans for 'GM babies'

Complexities in Poland