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Archives: August 19, 2009

Why the Right's Propaganda Works

NEED A MODERATOR please...I've alerted

A little something to RW fundie Christians out there

When Are The Nazi's Going To Stand Up And Object To These Comparisons

This Reddit deserves some love

Who is in charge of Medicare and what is that person paid?

Dig opens window on 1694 raid by Native Americansc

David Letterman - Billy Currington, wow..

"Aiming at Obama" (New HuffPo Article on Guns at Rallies)

Boy, this healthcare business is really exciting, innit it???? N/T

Program cuts (Safe and Drug-Free Schools, Student Mentoring Program)

I am just pissed.

Would someone please tell Tweety to stop haranguing Wiener?

Tom Tomorrow's Toon: What if Democrats Behaved More Like Republicans

Defense contractors brace for life without supplemental bills

So the accusations are going from Socialism to Nazism. If the public option loses, they've won.

Laws are in Place to Require Purchase of Benefits that are Gone, from Jobs that are Gone, to Pay for

A possible end-game scenario for healthcare bill?


Oklahoma abortion law overturned - would have required ultrasound /Fetus Description

Lillian Smith, letter to The New York Times, April 4, 1948:

The Progressive: The Pentagon Wants Authority to Post Almost 400,000 Military Personnel in U.S.

Stock market gyrations reflect fears of protracted global slump

So We Have to Endure Lou Dobbs and Glen Beck Now....

Activist Who Staged Gun Interview At Obama Event Was Prominent Defender Of '90s Militia

World nut daily arent dropping it (LOL!!!)

"Please don't shoot me. I can't afford the medical bills."

My suggestion for the Unrecommend feature

All depression to end by 2025, Mark Morford

Michael Moore: "I made this movie as if it was going to be the last movie I was allowed to make."

Is Glenn Beck too right wing even for Fox News?

New Think-Tank Seeks to Regulate Historical Analogies

VIDEO: World With No Public Options

50 killed in Central Baghdad

Swedish Newspaper claims IDF kills Palestinians... for their organs


Chef Brings Gourmet Food to Homeless

Hey GENBCWeather Channel

I need some help in finding out if my rep is taking money from the healthcare industry and how much

Just say NO to RATs.

Is there any Talking Head Speaking The Truth Other Than Mike Malloy?

Family Research Council spreading lies about healthcare reform

Morning Scab On Now....

surge update - 75 killed, 310 injured in Baghdad attacks

After Watching Barney Frank Handle the Lunacy, We Should Call the

Exxon may face hearings over oil well sabotage allegations in Texas

Anti-Health Reform Nut House and more

What would you tell President Obama if you got to have a beer summit with him?

Media reports on AARP membership losses due to health reform support ignore relevant details

What had been shoved down our throats?

Anyone else think the only reason people are showing up to political events with guns...

I wonder what earmarks/projects Sens Baucus, Conrad, and Nelson want for their states.


The presumption of innocence applies to

Sister: 'Survivor' winner jailed for TV interview

The Republican Party Is Turning Into A Cult

On What Planet do you spend most your time?

Stupid question about cashing checks without a checking or savings account...

Don Wildmon, founder of Christian right group AFA, hospitalized in critical condition

Connecting the Guys Packing Heat in AZ and NH

The President is not as ideological as the average DUer...

Letter to the editor, any suggestions?

Obama administration going after rich tax cheats

Buffett Says Federal Debt Poses Risks to Economy (Update1)

Barney Frank lays into a stupid 'nazi' commenting woman...

WaPo: Law Requiring Ultrasounds for Abortions Is Struck Down (Oklahoma)

WaPo: Law Requiring Ultrasounds for Abortions Is Struck Down (Oklahoma)

Why Holder and Obama Have NOT FIRED The BUSH Appointed, ROVE Vetted DOJ Attorneys.

17 % gap in support for Democrats' health care plans when referred to as "Obama's health care plan"

What is the difference between listening to a blue dog and a repub?

Another unwarranted tasing: 14 year old girl tased in the head

Barney Frank #2 trending topic on Twitter

Barney Frank #2 trending topic on Twitter

Tom Tomorrow: "We're all one day closer to death! Insurance companies will greet us as liberators!"

President holding live strategy meeting tomorrow, 2:30pm ET and wants your participation!

Whole Foods Health Care Forum poster "IhateSocialism" writes "Bravo Mr Mackey"

Medicare-for-all or bust

Be happy we are going to win this thing

Dear Mr. President: What happened on the way to "Yes We Can"???

Reps. Waxman, Stupak Seek Information From Insurers

Woman who set self afire in busy US mall dies

UK Guardian writer: 'I'm glad I didn't break my leg in the US'

LTE Update - My LTE supporting the Health Care bills was

Snapshot of today

FL public school principal faces 6 month in jail for school prayer

Our next big move should be to take away the power of corporations to donate to

In Arlington Cemetary this morning.

FL public school principal faces 6 month in jail

GOP Leaders Attack White House: You Killed Bipartisanship

I'm sure glad I didn't vote Republican.

Let's cut through the chatter:

Guns are fine. Gun fetishists are not fine.

A guy named Barack Obama sold me on the importance of the public option

'The Clunkers of the Power-Plant World'

Jackson to be interred Aug. 29 at Forest Lawn in Glendale

What side are you on?

Happy Birthday President Big Dog

What's the point of looking for intelligence in outer space, when for millenia humans have been

Andrew Napolitano linked abortion to slavery this morning

The FBI and Secret Service will infiltrate the gun groups at townhalls?

Insurance Company Employees Being Directed to Attend Anti-Reform Protests by Their Employers

The Rude Pundit: Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck Talk About...Nothing

Could Obama make an end run on health care?

It's too bad the Insurance Industry wasn't anti-war. We'd never have

White House Backs Right to Arms Outside Obama Events

2 Phoenix gun toters - a second look

So supposedly 0.15% of AARP left because they opposed the AARP stance in health care reform....

Mexican Army takes over customs on US border

Standing Up For The Public Option

Annual Beloit College List of Class of 2013

Whole Foods fans decry CEO's health care views!

In the old days they had people cheering prisoners fighting lions, or public floggings

Gibbs insisting to WH Press Corps that Admin. still wants bipartisan solution.

I don't know about y'all but if I were in the WH, I'd advise all the Dem congress critters

The White House "wants" a bipartisan solution to health care, but they know they're not getting one

Whomever put up the Palin with the squirrel sticky pis my new best friend.

Whomever put up the Palin with the squirrel sticky pis my new best friend.

Someone who shouts "Heil Hitler"...

Monsoon Wind said an interesting thing about US healthcare

Don Hewitt creator of "60 Minutes" has died

FEMA’s new administrator has a message for Americans: get in touch with your survival instinct.

The average protester at a townhall (cartoon)

So does anyone have any video of Repukes talking about people comparing Bush to Hitler..

US income gap widest since 1917

GOP, only to happy to kill health care reform, furious about being blamed for attempted murder

People REALLY angry about health care don't have time to go to the town halls

I just got onboard to fight the tea baggers! (FDL)

I just got onboard to fight the tea baggers! (FDL)

Baucus confronted by protestors "with YouTubes"

How much faith do you have in a conviction/acquital?

UK Independent: Republicans, religion and the triumph of unreason

NASA Researchers Discover Life's Building Block in Comet

The tree of stupidity must be fertilized constantly with the BS of Fox and paid lairs.

More "grass roots" protests, this time brought to you by Big Oil

Pink Floyd frontman narrates UN film on Israeli barrier

This Prez. was supposed to be our new FDR.

Was this whole thing a poker play by the WH or did they really get caught unprepared?

Some baby boomers still getting high, report says (THIS is news?)

Congressman Wexler's (D-FL) town hall meeting gets screwed up

finally war has been declared on those obstructing health care reform.

finally war has been declared on those obstructing health care reform.

The real question in all of this is A person's health a matter for government?

Toons- If the Public Option is taken off the table, look out

"Ghosts in the Journals" (print headline) - Medical "research" is Pharma PR

Town Hall Shouters in Mississippi get trashed in LTTE's

Socialism for the rich, capitalism for the rest.

Another Health care op-ed that needs refuting, this from CNN!

We Don't Negotiate With Terrorists.

Tell me what is wrong with this plan?

Major Health Insurance Company Urges Employees To Attend Tea Parties

Hartman has a live one right now

Obama has volunteers on the ground here in my Blue Dog district

So how did the republicans develop a powerful grassroots organization

Need some help...

Milwaukee's beat up Mayor is giving a press conference. He sure seems like a decent guy. nt

Need help: CNN said they have a poll, 'should Dems go alone on health care'

CBS News pioneer Don Hewitt dies at 86

San Francisco Chronicle: Senate bid dogged by Fiorina's failure to vote

What do we mean by "robust" public option

New Rasmussen Poll: Support For Health Care Reform Collapses Without Public Option

Have You Seen Racism at Town Hall Meetings

Indiana high court asked to clarify sex offender ban

A Conservative’s Road to Same-Sex Marriage Advocacy (Ted Olson)

Sen. Baucus: "There were a couple of people in the crowd with YouTubes”

Will the National Equality March help us - or hurt us?

Tasered Homeless Man Catches on Fire

Kay Bailey Hutchison longs for the era of segregated Texas schools.

hartman talking about the gun totters and

National Health care forum Aug 20 at 2:30 Eastern time

A Republican Voice in the Wilderness - How Sad

Ignore the guys carrying guns outside of political events.

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 3- random bits

Borosage: No Surrender, No Retreat on HCR. Don't Let Blue Dogs Steal Reform's Thunder

Will Hurricane Bill become a Cat 5 today

The German Bundeswehr's Afghan Nightmare (DER SPIEGEL)

Thank you Samuel Blum!

UBS to divulge more than 4,000 account names

Why is it that America has such a fetish for insanely irrational indiscriminate laws?

Left vs. Right (Liberal vs Conservative) defined: Anyone have a good site?

Obama doing live radio interview with Smerconish tomorrow

Are the Militias the militant wing of the Republican Party?

No "line in the sand" for the public option

Looks like we need a Godwin's Law sign at these town-hall meetings

The Insurance Co's Are In For A Kick In The Nuts Too, IMO. They Cast Their Lot W/Republicans

In case you didn't catch it, reusing "Waterloo" was meant to brand US as the same as the R's

Obama Administration to Continue Push for Chief Executive in Afghanistan

WND publisher is losing it, "Judas was a socialist, not Jesus."

Oxfam: Pregnant Afghan Woman Dies Every 30 Minutes

The Afghan government should immediately dissolve the restrictions on media

Obama we need you to do this with the ReThugs & resistant

Is there some kind of astroturf Healthcare rally tomorrow in DC for the morans?

Harry Reid's office:Democrats are ready to use "any legislative means necessary" to pass health care

Ohio Executes Triggerman In Murder-For-Hire Scheme

If you would like to DU a facebook poll, here is one:

Six U.S. Troops Dead in Afghanistan

The county sheriff's family values

You guys have to see this serial astroturfer. I'm posting a link

He's (I'm) Baaaaa-aaack!!

Minuteman group accused of parting fools with their money

Prof. William Jacobson (the guy behind Dijongate) defends woman who told Israeli "Heil Hitler"

The Birther Is STRONG In Colorado

Pre-Existing Condition(TOON)

More than 15,000 homeless vets in Los Angeles

Anyone will watch Al Gore's new movie premiere?

THey are gonna make MY MEDICARE a gov'ment program!

Baucus has a role model.

Sand Art. Wow.

Doodadem thanks you!

What value *do* insurance companies add to American health care?

Senior Republicans Ask Attorney General Not To Probe Interrogations

WTF??? Wrong house auctioned

WTF??? Wrong house auctioned

Oops Barney Frank has made it to Shuster's program


Rack 'em up! Farmers Insurance reportedly "ceased placing [ads] on Glenn Beck a week ago"

Meet Pamela Pilger, the Crazy Lady Who Yelled 'Heil Hitler' at a Jew

Scandinavian evening TV news on AMerica

The two party system: the Democrats and the Cult.

NJ DUers

Court Rules Government's Freeze Of Charity's Assets Unconstitutional

Atta Boy, Barney

Chuck Todd misses DASCHLE???>!1! LOL...puke...

Gov. Howard Dean: On - WHY - The Public Health Insurance Option Is Worth Fighting For

Attention DU'ers in the Omaha area and surrounding communities - Sen. Ben Nelson town hall today

IMO, the best way for President Obama to turn the debate on health care around is to...

Harvard Primatologist Says Joys of Barbecue Sparked Evolution

Anti-Reform Group’s Internal Memo: “Rumors Of The Death Of The PO Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”

Sully reveals secret pain behind his heroism: Miracle on the Hudson captain's father took own life

Sully reveals secret pain behind his heroism: Miracle on the Hudson captain's father took own life

TPM Delves more deeply into Arizona Viper Militia in 90's

Mom of Bristol Palin's former fiance pleads guilty - Could get 20 years

ZOA: ‘US Jews Realizing Their Mistake on Obama’

My Bad! Woman's House Mistakenly Auctioned by Bank

Is Max Baucus' stall in the Senate a macabre strategy to prevent Ted Kennedy from

Who else hopes Novak runs into someone in the netherworld that he is responsible for putting there.

Australian on US Health Care

Just wait until those seniors find out that Rush, Beck

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Caster Semenya's 800m gold medal overshadowed by gender controversy

BREAKING NEWS: New poll finds Americans want blue out of clear skies.

Baucus:It's not going to happen in America in my view. So I’m not going to waste my time pushing it

HAHA Tweety is LHFAO at Delay right now on Hardball

Head Wreck rounds the week's curve. . . . Please come CAPTION!!!!

SF Gate posts nice pictures of men showing affection to eachother

Certified Pre-Owned Cats: Inspected, Detailed, Better Than New!

A Question On Current Health Insurance Policy

Tom Delay seemed like he had a few to many drinks

SDPD Officer Arrested for Pulling a Gun, Being Drunk at Carlsbad Bar

Reid spokesman: Congress will pass health bill 'by any legislative means necessary'

Sotomayor sides with liberal/moderate block on first vote

Dumb as a Box of Hollow Marbles: Idiot America is a scary place

Howard Dean:Why The Public Health Insurance Option Is Worth Fighting For

This is where Iive. It's rural.

Rashid Dostum -- Untouchable Afghan Warlord to return to Afghanistan

Letter I wrote Bill O'Reilly

ACLU Sues Sheriff Joe Arpaio for Arrest and Detention of U.S. Citizen

Way to go Barney!

150,000 DIE!

Did Jonathan Alter just say "Bullshit!" on The Ed Show?

Tom Delay want s Obama to produce his birth certificate

Brer President

Public Option Rides Again-- $100,000 In 24 Hours

If 21 companies have now pulled their ads from Glen Beck's show . . .

The top 10 vehicles for pet safety

What the Hell Happened to Nat Hentoff?

Baucus on why his plan is popular with insurance CEOs

How can Republicans be so MOTHERFUCKING STUPID?

WARNING: EXTREME Economic Doom: Structurally High Unemployment For A Decade

Pollster Behind Controversial Public Option Poll Has Long Ties To Insurance Industry

Iran: The Green Brief #58 (August 18 - Mordad 27) Latest news from Iran.

Fire Rahm

Dean very optimistic about Public Option.

Sarah Palin is WRONG again as usual!

HELP! Going to Town Hall, need Bill#

Excellent explanation by Prof. Deborah Tannen on why the repukes are fighting so hard against health

Explosions just a few miles up the road from me this AM

Health Care as a ‘Moral Imperative’

Proposal for an Executive Order to properly brand US Government programs

Majority in ABC Poll Say Afghan War Not Worth Fighting: Republicans are the war's strongest backers

Majority in ABC Poll Say Afghan War Not Worth Fighting: Republicans are the war's strongest backers

WaPo Unleashes Army of Anonymous Sources to Slag Public Option

Public Option Fundraiser Nets $100k In 24 Hours

Judge sets January trial for Prop. 8 lawsuit

Number Of Poor In U.S. Likely Increased By 1.5M Last Year: Report

Why isn't __________ in jail?

So, we're willing to spill more blood on the Altar of the Sacred Second Amendment.

David Schuster just detailed how Fox News viewers believe health care myths

Uncyclopedia: Are Dick Cheney and Snidley Whiplash one and the same?

Just heard radio spot for US Chamber of Commerce on how bad health care reform is...

Former CIA Operatives Agree: American Occupation of Afghanistan Threatens US Security

i'm on a conf call with Suzanne Kosmas (FL-Dem dist 24) right NOW -- she is ANTI-public option

Ed is so mad that Dennis Kucinich has to talk him down

14,000 People lose their Health Insurance each day in the US-

Is everyone trying to email Jonathan Alter after his tirade on the Ed Show?

The REAL big news of the day... MICHELLE OBAMA IS WEARING SHORTS!!!

Searching through what's on tv, looking for stuff to Tivo, and Octomom has a show?

Maybe it should be called the "medicare option" instead of the "public option"

Memo to the White House: You HAVE to "Go It Alone" With Only Democrats Regardless of What You Do.

Tweety hammered that gun nut asshole & Ed's on fire too, KO & RM might be tame by comparison tonite

Must be this small to bring a gun to a presidential event

MrScorpio's Definition of an American Conservative:

Protest at DeMint town hall today in SC-link

Ed is so mad, that Howard Dean has to talk him down

Michael Moore: People....deserve a night out at the movies where the movie is on their side

South African female track star faces questions about her gender.may not qualify to compete as woman

Tom Delay IS A BIRTHER!!!

Pollster Behind Controversial Public Option Poll Has Long Ties To Insurance Industry

The New Face of the GOP

That shattering, bone-rumbling sound all around us is Critical Mass.

All Douchebag and no common sense makes Lou Dobbs a dull boy

A timeless classic: Michele Bachmann is 'Hot for Jesus'

Ed Schultz: "Senator, I’m prepared to lose friends over this (healthcare)"

Does anyone have a link that shows United Health Care sending employees to town hall meetings?

I'm for the Obama Health Plan, Are Anonymous White House Staffers? -- HuffPost

America's Got Talent fans...What happened to Grandma Lee?

Bahamas trying to outlaw marital rape

Heavily-Armed '90s Militia, Linked To Anti-Obama Activist, Resisted 'New World Order'

Conservatives have vivid imaginations regarding black people

Did the clip behind KO show a chiropractor?

does any progressive policy have a chance without Clean Elections first?

Senator Boxer's challenger, Carly Fiorina, dogged by failure to vote

In the Bahamas, Men and Women Differ Over the Wisdom of a Marital Rape Bill

Where was Tom Delay born?

Blue Dogs?. More like, Blue Rats.

Obama's not first 'Joker' POTUS

Rep Anthony Weiner: Star debater of health care reform

"Medicare 4 All" to fix the economy.

DeLay Unsure Whether Obama Was Born In The U.S.: I Want To See His ‘Gift Certificate’

Are Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck related?

Nelson D-Ne health care meeting draws crowd (story & video)

14% Of Americans Not Sure If Obama Was Born In France

People came as far as SF and AZ to get free medical care at Remote Area Medical event in LA

Guardian UK: Anti-gay gangs terrorise Iraq

Rapture! Benny Hinn is signing books at my Barnes & Noble...

Car dealers and the reimbursements

How low can the corporate leaches go?

Engine designers with tie to region (Kansas) believe product will change industry

The scourge of capitalism

Ensign: I did nothing 'legally wrong' (like Bill Clinton)

Okay, now here me good and well: I am leaving this forum. Please do not make snarky comments

FBI trained white supremacist to incite others

I'm Confused

Lockerbie bomber to be released

Current From Taser Apparently Hit Chemicals, Ignited Flames

Bill Hicks Perfectly Describes Rush Limbaugh

"In defence of the NHS: I'm glad I didn't break my leg in the US"

Co-op, Co-opt, Cop-Out: Conjugating Health Reform

Let's Play Guess the Anonymous Source!

Dad followed dead son's footsteps among his fellow soldiers in Iraq

Mods, my hat's off to you during this health care debate.

Numbers Of Poor, Uninsured Projected To Rise - 38.8 Million Believed To Be In Poverty

Top 10 Health Insurance Co's Profits 2007: $12.9Bn | Overhead Cost: $156Bn | Avg CEO Pay: $11.9Mn

GM rehiring workers and boosting production! per Rachel

Elizabeth Edwards vs. Tommy Thompson on Larry King Live right now.

Woman nabbed after scuffle with boy in wheelchair

Cognitive Dissonance and Unions

Help me debunk this LTE

Boy (12) Arrested For Setting Friend (13) On Fire Twice

NC: Court upholds second parent adoption rights, establishes precedent for same-sex couples

Failed banks Wednesday edition - BBVA Said to Win FDIC Bidding for Guaranty Financial

Medicare law needs to be amended to allow voluntary surrender of benefits NOW

You know, I can't decide whether that black guy carrying the loaded M4 carbine at that rally...

There IS competition now in Insurance industries and IT DOES NOT WORK!

Patricia Heaton stiffs worker and fires her for having a kid

Levi Johnston's mom cops plea: addiction blamed on no health insurance

What's the origin of the Nazi talking point from the Barney Frank townhall?

James Stabile Update

New poll finds that 39 percent of Americans want government to ‘stay out of Medicare.’

Barack and Michelle Obama are Socialites!

Olbermann STARTS with a Special Comment tonight instead of ENDING with one

Yes! Olberman referenced Bill Hicks' Limbaugh joke!!!

Judge puts halt to tobacco fund raid by legislature

We get our son's MRI results back today.

There is never be competition among the insurance companies because they're IMMUNE

'Special Interests' on Both Sides in Health Fight

'Special Interests' on Both Sides in Health Fight

Can anyone connect to ??

The fog in the Hindu Kush

What Vegas Can Teach Congress -Healthcare profits vs Vegas profits

Poll: Americans' mood sours on Afghan war

The Waxman We Know & Love - & The List Of Insurance Companies Mean Old Henry Is Picking On!

They keep talking about how many votes the dems have (without Byrd and

via Twitter @jeremyscahill: Blackwater was part of CIA assasination program


Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 1

Question: Could we regulate insurance companies like utilities

Im Going to Rent a Porn Flix

Republicans seem to have a winning strategy: Lies and fear

Inhofe wants to know how you feel about health care reform.

Masuzoe says flu epidemic has started / Care urged to stop spread of H1N1 strain

http:// PublicOption

This is why Limbaugh never does his show in front of an audience

My parents were Republicans.

Dr. Conrad Murray, Personal Physician for Michael Jackson, Will Reportedly Faces Manslaughter Charge

Did Anyone see Jon Stewart Own Bill-O?

Where does stupidity come from?

Thank You Republicans

Why John Conyers, the New York Times, the Washington Post (& You) owe me an apology - By KARL ROVE

Kabul exodus on eve of election

The Barney Frank video and the Heil Hitler video are both on youtube...BUT STRANGELY...

Tomato scandal gets closer to major processor

Poll: Americans' mood sours on Afghan war

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Rebutting "You can't change your private coverage"

A sticky just broke my heart

"You're using one N-word, but I think you really mean the other one."


Maxine Waters: Obama has 'seen very clearly' he needs to back public option

Why We Lie So Much...

DU Cliques - check in here...

Didja notice, when that woman who Barney spanked was speaking, and got to the Nazi part ......

Men's Magazine Wants Levi Johnston Naked

This uglyness is going to end.

been to a hundred protests, never have I seen protester w/ a gun

Ambinder: White House “Won’t Buckle” to Liberal Demands for Public Plan

What is it in the American psyche that creates the right wing nut bag?

Congress Deadlocked Over How To Not Provide Health Care

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 2

Blast from the Past: Big Dog shows us how to handle hecklers

Does anyone use Credo Mobile cellphone?

Mark Schweder, I am so very sorry.

Deputies watched (and did little) while gunman killed two on bridge

Iran may change if it is attracted by an Asia model

Right Wing Terrorism Watch - White supremacist goons gang up on elderly black man

Right Wing Terrorism Watch - White supremacist goons gang up on elderly black man

A person is smart. People are dumb...

Did You Know You Can Rearrange the Letters in "Democratic Underground"

It's about time: Dems will go it alone on health care (NY Times)

Will someone please tell Ed Schultz to use his indoor voice?

Health care discussion with new co-worker

Barney Frank shows the Dems how to fight off the nuts

In Photo ID Case, Security Concerns Win Out Over Religious Beliefs

Michelle Bernard on MSNBC: "Quite honestly, a lot of labor unions are what holds America back (video

wait til next year when SCOTUS declares no limits on campaign financing

Obama on Afghanistan: "this is not a war of choice, this is a war of necessity"

50+ face discrimination in the workplace that could be eliminated if they could opt into Medicare

thank barney frank for standing up to extremists.

Which is more fucked up?

Ensign: I did nothing 'legally wrong'

Need a star? Be quick & answer correctly...follow the link

Land Of The Lost: Texas Bible-Class Teachers Head Down The Chisum Trail — Without A GPS

One in three nurses 'do not want swine flu vaccine'

Maybe it will be easier if we just say that we're going to extend Medicare

Are you willing to walk the walk?

Roy Blunt (R-MO) caught lying about health reform, slammed in hometown paper

Has anyone else played the game Rachel Maddow talked about?

Has anyone else played the game Rachel Maddow talked about?

Some asshat used to bring a gun to our gaming sessions.

Grassley to Dems: Let’s keep working together

Kidnap Victim Beats Sex Attack Suspect Suspect Jailed After 5 Days In Hospital

What If Liberals Packed Heat At A Tea Party? (VIDEO)

'Blue Dogs' Serve Blue Bloods...

ATTN Sam Seder Fans: Sam Will Be Hosting TYT Thursday 8/19 & Friday 8/20...

Conservatives Give Their Top 10 Reasons For...

Obama should hold presser tomorrow for sole purpose of calling for Ensign's resignation

Need help - kids and heroin

How to make the public beg for Single Payer= regulate the insurance companies into non-existence

FBI Allegedly Trained NJ Blogger to Incite Others

Ayatolla Kit Bond

DIY cigarettes? Some smokers start growing tobacco

A Flawed bill is better than no bill

"Joe Arpaio needs to shut up and go away!!!!"

"Joe Arpaio needs to shut up and go away!!!!"

Antibiotic Resistance at Factory Farms "Scares the Hell Out of" Johns Hopkins Scientists

a fucking dining room table!

Why are reporters helping conservative Senators avoid taking a stand?

Oklahoma Abortion Law Overturned

Man Who Brought Assault Rifle to Obama Event Part of Radio Stunt

Bipartisanship Porn - (Gawd I Love) Bob Cesca



Glenn Beck on Chris Dodd's cancer

Where will the health care savings come from?

Grassley The Poster Boy ..... Death Race 2009 ......

MI ‘Firearms Freedom Act’ Legislation Introduced- will not put up with increasing federal powers

Japan opposition could win by a landslide: media


Truckfuls of Bodies

Wal-Mart Drops Glenn Beck

DART suspends driver after she refuses to use bus bearing atheist ad

Somebody at the White House needs to be fired -- AmericaBLOG on the "left of the left" statement

That round slimey turd on Hardball makes me want to kick in my TV!!!

DU this poll -"Should health care reform include a Public Option" yes or no (66% no-84 votes)

Without a public option, we might as well not vote in 2010

Anyone know where I can find the FOX News/myth poll conducted by NBC

How do you deal with the rage?

Lombard St. in San Francisco transfomed into the world's largest game of Candyland- pics

Teamsters Prez Hoffa: Blue Dogs 'making a big mistake' on healthcare

Its A Baby Anna at 6:14 PST

Why do Republicans side with health insurance profiteering over Jesus' call to help the sick?


Liberal vs. Conservative Values - A Geo-Historical Perspective.

Appreciation thread for Rep. Anthony Weiner

White House Backs Right to Arms Outside Obama Events

Millionaire vanishes as Playboy bunny body found in bin

$1.4 million dollars/day- Once again our "representatives" are selling us out to special interests

94% of seniors satisfied w/Medicare coverage; 48% don't trust Obama

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett speaks for the first time since attack - story with pics

US Life Expectancy Hits a New High of 78

(ADULT CONTENT WARNING) The fabled Bill Hicks rant on Rush Limbaugh

Does anyone else here think our military is a socialist run structure

Rock on, Malia!

Rock on, Malia!

"Your Doctor, your choices, always covered."

"Your Doctor, your choices, always covered."

"Your Doctor, your choices, always covered."

Lou Dobbs is a douchebag Lou Dobbs is a douchebag Lou Dobbs is a douchebag Lou Dobbs is a douchebag

Rahm to GOP: It's War

The wingnut who yelled "Heil Hitler" belongs to this church:

What many young people don't know about health care

My biggest worry about abandoning the Public Option is about guns

The Psychology Behind the Birther Movement and its Corollaries


Exercise and snacks, aka what do you have after to avoid a low

How many would buy insurance if it was law and we had no public

Again these so called "Christians" have no idea what Christ stands for!

Who here changed his/her mind on Ed Schultz? Did not? And why?

Who here changed his/her mind on Ed Schultz? Did not? And why?

If health reform passes, Obama should have public health services do a "Remote Area Medical" blitz

"Why have a mammogram, if you can't afford the cancer?"

WP implies Howard Dean and "liberals" could be blamed if health care reform fails.

Analysis: the Next H-1B Fight Begins By Labor Day

NBC Pollster Behind Controversial Public Option Poll Has Long Ties To Insurance Industry

Hysterical, anti-vaccine zealot weighs in on the marketing and safety of Gardasil vaccine

Men, Women Divided Over Sex Bill

Please help me, I'm a HealthCare babe in the woods

39% of Americans: "Keep Government out of Medicare."

Why do rural area tend to be more conservative than urban areas?

Guatemala -- Femicide ....

Santa Monica is seeing the effects of pot decriminalization - no more arrests for pot use in homes

Single payer is denied air because it would be wildly popular. So popular they couldn't stop it.

How The Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being

Taking the law into your hands.

Help me DU a local poll


Bees on yellow youtube {2:10}, boring

I hereby call out the vile knave Grovelbot- A lengthy insult to His Majesty, in 'high style'

Thank Jezeez - Bret Favre is BACK!!!Playin' fer teh Vikings!!!

It is so quiet here tonight, quess everyone went to bed.

Okay, which of you pevs did it?

Cut! That's a wrap.

This song makes me want to become a revolutionary fighter...

Please post all updates here.

So summer is almost over, did y'all get everything done that was planned.

The local newspaper editorial this am pissed me off

What do you drink in the morning to wake up?

Congratulations Orsino! 20,000 posts!

The Horror! Why am I thinking about writing fiction?

Intersting sticky...

Has anyone clicked on the ad about the one secret to a flat stomach, etc?

Would you expect your character to be greatly different if you were a member

Skinner, my truck just blew a head gasket. I'm gonna be needing that $3,000 back.

The most truthful textbook ever

Posters who people say are funny but have disappointed you...

Congratulations JerseygirlCT! 15,000 posts!

Would you do wedding photography for free for a friend. ( with these specific circumstances)

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to GalleryGod!!*******

*******HAPPY 46th BIRTHDAY to Shrek!!*******

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to HereSince1628!!*******

Democrat and Republican bipartisanship

Thank you for my star whoever you are.

Exciting shoes/bags!

Congratulations skygazer! 20,000 posts!

Betty or Veronica?

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to TommyO!!*******

DU Song Of The Day Celebration Time

Help! My donation must have gotten lost!

Andrew Dice Clay and Conan O'Brian

I avoid reading movie reviews, previews, trailers, etc. if I'm planning to see a movie

Yahoo image search is messed up!

Views of Quito taken from the top of Mount Pichincha

My former foster daughter and her girlfriend broke up a couple of months ago

Anybody need a TV table? (pics)

Its Going To Be Over 100 Here Today!!

Has there ever been a more subtle album title than this one by Redd Foxx?

Some say that Lou Dobbs is married to a box turtle.

The evolution of the purrito....

Excuse me, but I am going to go jump in the shower.

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

I Am So Happy Right Now I Could Do A Flip Here At The Libree

Caption this picture!

Congratulations TheWraith! 10,000 posts!

Congratulations tularetom! 10,000 posts!

Pizza time

Please help me with title of a movie. Movie is about a man who becomes

Should I donate blood?

I Will

And now... Wednesday Afternoon jazz

Moran guy meets the squirrel


I must call an emergency meeting of the Grammar Nazi Party

I want to be the 700th donation so I can punch Palin in the face!

Music Video: Do You Wanna Date My Avatar? LOL!

Jackie Greene? Whaddayathink?

ok, whose stickie is the kukla, fran, and ollie?

Fresh fish in GD

What's the deal with the stickilies at the top of the page?

Zee Avi

Are people posting GD generally insane or is it a hit and miss sort of thing?

Movies that people say are funny but which really disappointed you?

Americans are educated EVIL because we deny the Time Cube!!

Utd... LOL!

Congratulations ThomWV! 15,000 posts!

There was a dumb ass named Drudge, who filled peoples' minds with Sludge...

Who would win in a fight between Grovelbot and Jack LaLanne?

Replaced by CGI - please help

looking for super awesome picture of Grandmaster Flash

My stove

ever notice that the square of a sum of first n natural numbers is equal to the sum of their cubes?

What local/ethnic staple have you not mastered?

my AC repair company is very late

Person above you flame war.....

Math stuff: 11x11= 121 and 1111x1111 = 1234321 and 111111x111111 = 12345654321


A free star to the first person without one who can answer this.

I just downloaded the Add Art plugin on Firefox!

If I could draw I would draw famous cartoon characters doing it.

Finally the answer to who duct taped graywarrior's duck to the wall...

What would happen if I put up a "Go Cowboys" sticky?

Princess Bride totally overrated or not?

*******HAPPY 49th BIRTHDAY to meow2u3!!*******

Electronics companies need to provide a feature on televisions

Now THIS is funny; "I has a Sweet Potato"

I think progressives are the border collies of the human race.

What does this simile mean?

wish I had teachers like this

Finger labyrinth online

Rule No. 1 of trucking: no one knows the town they live in

The Fucking Weather...

God forgive me, but Michael Showalter's album doesn't do much for me.

Animate a song with your mouse (neat art gizmo)

She's gonna rock 'n' roll all night

Just donated for umpteenth time and can't post a sticky

Are there any food items in which a national chain restaurant does it better than anyone else?

A HUNDRED and sixty-nine dollars and FUCKING FIFTY CENTS for a USED text book???

I just Alerted on Grovelbot.

who has a shuvel?

Beef Jerky Underwear, Smores Keyboard, Lightsaber chopsticks, Worlds smallest microwave, and more:

had a great firing this past weekend.

Mexico dancers prepare Thriller record bid

Who's Bright Idea Was It To Make The Madagascar Penguins A SERIES!!!!

Is the original song always better than the remake?

Golf trophy?

The squirrelizer- Put a squirrel in any online picture

I'm taking a week off from DU before these RW nutjobs make my head explode!

One year ago today, my kitty Imhotep left us.

HOLY CHRIST. CNN BREAKING NOW...Alan Rickman charged with...

A big day in Trekdom: August 19

Neo-Swing music: any fans here on DU?

What does this smilie mean?

John Cleese settles divorce with third wife for $19.7 million

Do you know anyone dumb enough to do this?

Robert Downey Jr to play Lestat?

Am I the only one who uses (abuses) GMail for cloud storage?

Wow! Hong Kong at night. (HUGE pic)

Emo. Being a middle-aged geezer, I had no idea what this was when I came across it, so I checked it

Chill dude, looking for other chill dudes,

(SPOILER ALERT) Has anyone else here seen DISTRICT 9 yet?

I'm sure I'm late to the game on this one, but Trailer Park Boys might be the funniest

Whats For Lunch

How was the dirt-track double-figure-eight race? Fucking Awesome is how!!!!

Stray Cats being evicted!

Top Chef Masters tonight! Predictions?

These stickies are really designed for Lounge topic starters. As an example, what the heck does

If the Dr was supposed to call 5 days ago with Biopsoy results and hasn't called yet

Finally! We now know what GoddessofGuinness's anteater is going after ..

So whaddya think of trying to work for the census?

Finishing up a degree - the rip-off begins

Poetry by gender.

Who's the ugly guy with a beard on the donater's picture line?

Top Chef Season 6: Las Vegas premiere on now

If you were a cop, who would you pull over & why?

I must be living in a bizarro universe (**I need relationship advice**)...

I just dodged a metaphorical bullet.

All this time I thought 'buxom' meant big-boobed.

Beetle Bailey movie? Paul Rudd in the title role?

DO you dance???

I'm a guy and I dont give a rats ass about Monty Python.

Alan Rickman proudly displays his driver's license of choice.

New cell phones - which ones are worth the money?

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to hippywife!!*******


Will you change your opinion of me when I win Powerball tonight?

Ineffective or off-putting euphemisms for the word "penis"

I got my hair cut (pic)

I really hate taking naps and waking up MORE tired than before I went down.

Want a DU star, but can't afford it?

Patricia Heaton Fails at Math on Who Wants to Be A Millionaire

I'm making a cherry cordial.....

A very lame Joke. How Worcester Sauce got it's name.

How do you enter the shower?

What did you bring to the gun fight?

Anybody ever gotten "It's either me or the cat (dog)" speech from an SO?

My first day at kindergarten:

Anyone have good healthy recipes they'd like to share?

I just noticed that Lady Gaga includes some subtle sexual imagery in her lyrics

Do I have to donate $10 to get a star or just to get a sticky?

Good Morning Lounge (the substitute)

What are the last 3 full albums you listened to?

I can't wait to punch Sarah Palin. POW! Right in the kisser.

Could whoever is preaching their religion via DU stickies please stop?

I'm bullish on mattmorgan. He's going places.

Would you encourage your child to tell on a class mate who was cheating?

Is anyone else going to watch Project Runway tomorrow?


Dig opens window on 1694 raid by Native Americansc

British media uncover attempts to rig Afghan election

Detroit 3 score higher on customer satisfaction

Clinton Says No U.S. Bases in Colombia

Violence surges in Mexican city

Robert Novak DEAD

Colombia's Uribe inches closer to 2010 re-election

Afghanistan Imposes Censorship on Election Day

Groups Denied Protesting Permits for G20 Meet (Pittsburgh)

North Korea deligation to meet with Richardson

My Bad Woman's House Mistakenly Auctioned by Bank

Analysis: Liberals say 'no more compromise,' call for end to one-sided health care negotiation

'60 Minutes' Creator Don Hewitt Dies

Axelrod's ties targeted in health fight

Bank Sells Woman's Home By Mistake

Series of explosions strike Baghdad, kill at least 58 people

Michael Jackson's Doctor to Be Charged With Manslaughter

(US Federal) Judge orders release of Yemeni from Guantánamo (29th detainee ordered released)

CBS News pioneer Don Hewitt dies at 86

Fraud by Trial Lawyers Taints Wave of Pesticide Lawsuits

Gibbs: Obama wants bi-partisan bill (no matter what the media says)

Google must identify 'anonymous' blogger

Law Requiring Ultrasounds for Abortions Is Struck Down (Oklahoma)

Public Option Fundraiser Nets $100k In 24 Hours

Secret No More: UBS to Divulge 4450 U.S. Client Names to Fraud Probers

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett speaks for the first time since attack after leaving Wisconsin State Fai

6 US troops die in Afghanistan ahead of election

January trial set for U.S. court challenge to California's gay-marriage ban

Judge: US wrong to freeze Ohio charity's assets

Public Option Rides Again-- $100,000 In 24 Hours

Study: Global warming sparked by ancient farming methods

Swiss Bank UBS to Divulge at Least 4,450 Account Names

Pollster Behind Controversial Public Option Poll Has Long Ties To Insurance Industry

Number Of Poor In U.S. Likely Increased By 1.5M Last Year

Car Belonging to Congressman's Niece Torched (Afro-American Democrat congressman)

Major Health Insurance Company Urges Employees To Attend Tea Parties

US military: American soldier dies in Iraq

U.S. soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan

Costa Rica to withdraw Honduran diplomats' accreditation

European banks identified in U.S. tax probe: report

Colombia arrests ex-security head (Assassination of leftist Presidential candidate)

NY dealers pull out of clunkers program

Television pioneer and "60 Minutes" creator Don Hewitt has died

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday August 19

Tasered Homeless Man Catches on Fire

Honduran leaders are arresting, abusing protesters

U.S. blasts Israeli restrictions on American travelers in West Bank

North, South Sudan Agree on Implementing Peace Deal

Judge sets January (1/11/10) trial date for Prop. 8 case

Without Public Option, Enthusiasm for Health Care Reform...Collapses

GOP senators against special prosecutor to probe CIA

Senate Democratic Leadership Will Pass Health Care Reform “By Any Legislative Means Necessary”

New Rx for Health Plan: Split Bill

Legendary Lawyer Doris Brin Walker Dies; Represented Angela Davis, Smith Act Defendants

Grassley insists he's still looking to make a health care deal

PM issues Arctic warning (Canada)

Bachus discusses Social Security, health care

UBS to divulge 4450 account names, more coming

Cannabis chemicals may help fight prostate cancer

House Dems seek info from health insurers-request detailed records

White House may push through health care without Republicans

Honduras post-coup mediation moves to Washington

Gold medal athlete Caster Semenya told to prove she is a woman

Buffett Says Federal Debt Poses Risks to Economy (Update1)

U.S. Makes Progress on Resettling Detainees

Bill now a CAT 4

Baucus: Bipartisanship still on track

Barney Frank goes toe to toe at health care town hall

Ruling could let model find, sue online heckler

Levi Johnston's mother pleads guilty (Health insurance angle)

Honduras: Military Is Accused of Abuses

Kennedy looks to set stage for successor

Ensign: I Did Nothing 'Legally Wrong'

Florida man pleads guilty to threat to kill Obama

C.I.A. Sought Blackwater’s Help in Plan to Kill Jihadists

Majority in Post-ABC Poll Say Afghan War Not Worth Fighting

Cannibis smokers have a seven-fold schizophrenia risk

Obama turns to religion to press health agenda (Conference call with religious leaders)

ACT prognosis: 23% could earn C, at best, in first-year college courses

White House advisers: Intraparty rift over fate of public option caught Obama by surprise

Press Conference From Remote Area Medical's Free Health Care Clinic In LA

Leadership -- Health Care Reform

Children's group launches health care ad against Vitter

TYT: Obama Gives Up On Healthcare Public Option

Sarah Palin Butt Of Joke In New Hugh Grant/Sarah Jessica Parker Trailer

Jail for Praying Story Has Fox News Lies?

on the obama/hitler comparisons and the healthcare debate

Insurance Jive: The Real "Death Panels" (by Courage Campaign)

O'Reilly Spins Netroots Nation

Labor Union: No Public Option...No Vote

Special Report - Who Are the Uninsured? - Bloomberg

New Zealand PM goes off script

Experts Call Out Afghan Occupation Bullshit

Ok, I wrote the President about my feelings on the Public Option.

CashForClunkers is sooo bad... GM increases production, rehires workers.

Did Obama Screw Up by Not Offering a Plan for Health Reform?

KY-Sen: Mongiardo Leads Conway, Grayson Leads All....

Rep. Anthony Weiner Discusses Health Care Reform on MSNBC's Hardball

Obama Girl DIES!!

Larry King Interviews R.A.M.'s Stan Brock - Ron Paul Chips In With A Maddening Comment

Obama tries Fly fishing

BREAKING: Some of you are so naive!

Hey, Remember When? (Part Duh!)

Obama should think twice about insulting the public with a phony public option

The Lie™ Inc.

Stephanopoulos: White House "debating whether to deploy Hillary" in health care debate

Where do you get your optimism?

Barney Frank - Dartmouth,MA (TOWN HALL) - Any VIDEO Link?

Gotta high-five that "Chill the f*ck out. I've got this. Love, Obama" Sticky...

(HardBall) Howard Fineman: Sources: With Reconciliation No Public Option

What Obama is doing is not chess, but it is Obama 101

Pay Czar Approves $10.5 Million Compensation Plan For AIG Exec

Gazing into the crystal ball - Obama's RCP numbers on Jan. 20, 2010

Obama accuses healthcare opponents of "an extraordinary lie" and of "bearing false witness"

Huffpo's Robert Borosage: Health Care: Let the Majority Be Heard

Fineman just told Keith that the public option can't be in a bill going to Reconciliation

Did anyone see Rachel Maddow's "pizza" analogy" to describe the Repubs. last night?

What exactly do you think a "public option" is, anyway?

10% of us do not know Hawaii is a U.S. state? No wonder we are dealing with the dazed and confused

Breaking News on health care: White House to split reform bill in two

Ceci Connolly Really? DU is Going to Believe Anything Written By Her?

I swear some people here are dense...

Happy 63rd Birthday, President Clinton

ED SCHULTZ just called out RICK WARREN (among others) for his silence...

Howard Fineman Bashing Obama On CountDown

Health care debate going anti-Semitic

Waxman "seeking detailed financial records from dozens of large insurance companies"

Perhaps I expected too much(Maybe we all did)

Obama To Use Biden To Twist Senate Arms On Health Care

"COBRA sucks!" says Big Ed.

What does it mean to be a Democratic politician?

President Obama to Talk Health Care With Conservative Radio Host

Hey, in Journalism School back in the late 1970's, I never heard the words...

Aug. 13-17 Poll: : 51% Say Afghanistan War Not Worth Fighting

PHOTOS Time Magazine: The Kennedy Covers

White House holds health care conference call with progressive faith activists

Freepers react in two different ways to Dems' plan to go it alone on health care

CNN Video: Obama about to go NUCLEAR on their behinds?

I hope DUers' sex lives aren't like their posting...

Obama Calls Health Plan a ‘Moral Obligation’

Mods, please delete

The most worrisome thing Barney Frank said

A bill without a REAL public option won't be bipartisan, it will sell out the left

CO-Sen: Bennet Numbers Not Strong, But Little Changed from April

President Obama ESPN interview today

Unions go global to tell truth on NHS

Rahm Emanuel: Bipartisanship Is Dead

White House: Bipartisanship is not dead

Did President Obama/Sebelius purposely intimate the PO was dead

wow...brilliant strategy!!!

Just so we know where they stand: Senators on record of support for public option:

How Many Nights Can DU Last

"Blue Dog" Taylor rejects Obama plan

So I received this email from a friend of my Dad's today...

Nate Silver: The Essence of the Health Care Endgame

Rachael and Keith, take on the Viper Militias connection and the threat to President Obama

Poll to DU

Ambinder: White House thinks progressives want private insurance mandate

Why "abandoning" the Public Option was a masterstroke

Surprise! Tom Delay is a birther!

Con woman yells "Heil Hitler" at a Jewish man ....

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) calls for ban on guns near Obama

Here is something we can all agree on: the co-op idea is dead


Wait! Why Isn't The GOP Open To Supporting Healthcare Reform With A Co-op?

MSNBC report distorts NBC/WSJ poll results

(HardBall) Tom Delay: I Want To Privatize Medicare

Huffpo says White House to deploy Biden

Anonymous White House official "The 'left of the left...are forgetting why we're in this'"

Obama, Biden To Raise Money For Specter

These Town Hall Idiots remind me of my favorite George Carlin quote.....

NC-08: Hayes Won't Seek Rematch

NC-Sen, NC-02: Etheridge Taking Another Look at Senate Race

I do find it a bit odd that all these folks are giving the president advice who have never been

Gibbs: We're Still Pushing For Bipartisanship, But Obama Agrees With Rahm

Barack Obama will never say publicly that he's given up on bi-partisanship

Three days on speed dial, one hour on hold, I finally got through

22% of DUers would carry a gun to an Obama event.

Brad DeLong smacks down Steve Pearlstein over WaPo op-ed against the public option

So resigning in disgrace gives you a free ticket and star treatment on Cable News...

*** An Official DU Thank You to Former Governor Palin for her "Death Panels" ***

F$%@k you Truman

PHOTOS Vrooooooooooooooom.

Kudos to Barney Frank

Seattle Times - "Who's behind the fight against health-care change"

Out comes the faulty logic and Dean say Pearlstein's WaPo op-ed against public option is "confusing"

Chris Matthews is whipping this gun boy

Gibbs just now (1:53PM) : Obama Wanta A Bill That Both Parties Can Support

(Ed Show) Ed V.s Johnathan Alter

Stop apologizing for Obama's mistakes

Dang it Its not Chess

Simple questions: What IS the public option and what MUST it mandate....

White House Denying Its Own Health Care Concession: AP Fact Check

I am surprised by the political tone-deafness on the issue

Beats kittens to death with puppies...

Medicare Part D, Healthcare Reform and the Edgar Alan Poe's The Purloined Letter

Rush: "Fabulous and hilarious" that woman at Rep. Frank meeting compares Obama to Hitler.

PHOTO The Chess Master!

Poll: By Double Digits, More Blame GOP Leaders Than Obama For Failure To Work Together

An Open Letter to People Who Claim Obama Has Flip-Flopped (and readers of Huffington Post)

ed show on morality and healthcare... and barney frank and the turfer. nt

Howard Fineman: What went wrong?

White House on the furor from the left: "It's a mystifying thing"

"And I hope it's Bipartisan...."

Always bet on black ........ and never bet against Gibbs.

Rahm Emanuel did not say bipartisanship is dead

It's an OUTRAGE that Barney Frank refused discussion w/a constituent who accused him of supporting..

First lady’s shorts draw some long, hard looks

A deeper look at the birthers (new polling)

Frank/Franken 2016

Joe Conason: Obama and the Drawbacks of Rahmism

Chris Matthews & Brian Levin Destroy 'Gun Rights' Guy Over Guns Near Obama

Obama Conference Call with Faith for Health on Now

Study finds end-of-life counseling improves mood

All the lunatics come out to fight health care reform

So, Obama Doubles Down on Public Option.

Salon's Joan Walsh: How Obama Can Turn It Around

Forgive me if I judge the health plan based on what's written and out in the open

Obama to appear in back-to-school cable

Are you familiar with Dr. David Manning?

Ricky Bobby Obama? (NASCAR Event today at WH Live on ESPN2)

Gibbs: Obama Agrees GOP Is Bent On Defeating Health Care

POTUS Supports U.S Health Care Exchange

Bush Legacy: LA has 15,000 homeless vets.

******* Breaking: White House walks back "Dems going it alone" *******

Gibbs just now (1:55PM) : "I trust that 3 republicans on the Senate Finance

The White House is still talking about they want a bipartisan healthcare bill

I don't care if the public option is watered down.

It's the "Pick Your Poison" Plan... the 401-k-ization of medical care

PHOTOS Go For It America

Republicans, religion and the triumph of unreason

Two new polls: President Obama approval at 51% (Pew); 52% (PPP)

Obama has invited supporters to a live online health care "strategy session" this Thurs.afternoon

bernie sanders on andrea mitchell. nt

70% indies oppose bill with no public option / 68% repukes

202-456-1111 Whitehouse #

Can I have the term "Progressives" back?

Are Senior Citizens Really Quitting AARP & Rushing To The Conservative American Seniors Association?

I Just Called The White House To Give My Support For The Dems.......

Guess What? He's a Terrible President.

This guy needs to GO!!!! from Obama's Administration

Rumor: Obama to Sell Public Option Health Care As Freeing Slaves

How much you want to bet the stinking news media will interview this female Sen. Frank told off

Public Option Fundraiser Nets $100k In 24 Hours

Conserv Dems Want No Public Option Co - Op

A scene from my office today. Republicans are unable to separate reality from politics.

Public Option advocacy: jonesing for a placebo

Who's this dipshit host on MSNBC right now

Fiorina Moves Closer to Calif. Senate Bid

Want to drop the "heil hitler" lady a message on facebook?

Joe The Plummer says he wants to beat the tar out of Pelosi and the media says NOTHING!!!!

Short Attention Span Theater - America went Blue over healthcare

Obama says Mideast peace process is in a 'rut'

Don't believe these bullshit polls that just came out

This guy needs to GO!!!! from Obama's Administration

Dave Obey Prefers Public Option

NBC/WSJ POLL: 21% approve of GOP on health care, 60% support complete overhaul or major reform

High-Profile Prospect Opts Out of Utah Gov Race

Crist adds Rep. Jennifer Carroll and former Mayor John Delaney to Senate interview list

A personalised gun case, a glass elephant, a statue of the Virgin Mary, a goatskin-bound Bible.....

Overall I am VERY Pleased With President Obama.

Unemployed Cancer Survivor and Obama supporter speaks


O'Donnell to Olbermann: Opposition won't be satisfied with killing public option

Chuck Todd: When Americans Read "Actual Details" Of Obama Health Care Plan, Majority Supports It

Woman Yells Heil Hitler To Jewish Man at Town Hall Re Up Unedited

Rove's Seven Unsolicited Pieces Of Advice For President Obama

Countdown.. Insurance companies lobby to raise rates

Scarborough: " Republicans Say Palin "Doesn't Know What She's Talking About"

Arizona GOP uses doctored photo of Obama

Rush: "Rep Barney Frank Lives Around Uranus"

U.S. Militia training video

Bill Maher discussing comment made by Barack Obama on Marijuana Legalization +Christopher Hitchens

Sam Seder and David Cross give dramatic readings of Kos hatemail

The Lanny Davis Disease and America's Health by Glenn Greenwald

No Public Option.. No Mandates or Subisides for Private Insurance

Revolt on Goose Island: The Chicago Factory Takeover, and What it Says About the Economic Crisis

GOP to Support Public Option, for Gun Care Reform

Vox Ignoramus

Joe the Plumber Prime GOP VP Material

Traditional lending goes mainstream

AlterNet: Is It Okay to Fire People Who Smoke or Are Obese?

WIll you be going to the G-8 protests in Pittsburgh?

Huh? I can't hear you...

‘Death panels' and a free-market insurance system

This uglyness is going to end.

In Pictures: President Obama in Phoenix, Arizona

Warren Buffett Predicts The Bubble Boy Will Face a Housing Bubble

Robert Scheer: UBS Money Laundering: What Did Phil Gramm Know?

Amy Goodman: Troy Davis and the Meaning of ‘Actual Innocence’

So many officers are "acting appropriately" these days.

Tighter UK immigration norms may affect Indian professionals

United Health Advocacy Team Urges Employees to Participate in Health "Tea Parties"

Brett Favre 'Un-Retires,' But Still Undecided About the Public Option

Common Dreams: What constitutes illegal protest? Depends on the color of the prez

Astroturf Comes to the Oil Patch

Clinton Defends Colombia Bases Accord Chavez Declared a Threat

India emerging as major centre for cybercrime: UK study

The "Government"..i.e. WE are already paying for the care of the uninsured. The expensive way.

God Taps Crazy Eyes Bachmann for President

What The Health Care Reform Legislation Actually Says

Many Fault Media Coverage of Health Care Debate - PEW Research Center

The Entertainment Value of Snuffing Grandma (Joe Bageant)

Neo-Nazis attack Muslim prayer Room in France

'Open Carry' of guns - logical direction of gun lobby's campaign

Prospect’s Starr to Progressives: Thanks for Being Pawns; Now Chill on the PO

Barney Frank responds to town hall idiot:: "On what panet do you spend most of your time?"

Obama outsourced health care and leadership

The Dining Room Lobby Assails Barney Frank

New Rx for Health Plan: Split Bill

Back in Home Districts, Much-Wooed Blue Dogs Not Barking for Health Care Reform Legislation

The Baucus Caucus: PhRMA, Insurance, Hospitals and Rahm

Scott Horton: A Culture of Death

Number of Poor in U.S. likely Increased by 1.5M last yr

Guardian UK: Is there any point in fighting to stave off industrial apocalypse?

Dean Challenges Obama to Deliver Reform

Do I Trust the President?

To those ass-holes carrying guns to Presidential town hall meetings - I take that as an indication

Town Hall meetings, fascism, actual fascism, and mirrors for conservative activists

Robert Novak Was a Liar

So I Dated a Republican Girl

Obama Seeks Support for Health Plan from Christian Scientists

Republicans, religion and the triumph of unreason (Johann Hari in The Independent, London, UK, 8/19)

In Case of Emergency

The Truth About Tuition

Nearly two-in-three (65%) favor requiring that all Americans have health insurance _ PEW Res.

Unions go global to tell truth on NHS

Pollster Behind Controversial Public Option Poll Has Long Ties To Insurance Industry

More Fake Letters to Congress on Climate Change

Targeted investments in climate science could present enormous economic savings for UK and Europe

Drumbeat: August 19, 2009

Japan's Chubu seeks 2-3 spot LNG cargoes for Sept

Ruling leaves North Georgia with water crisis

U Calgary Study - Methane Emissions From Stressed Crops May Be Much Higher Than Thought - AFP

Homes pollute: Linked to 50 percent more water pollution than previously believed

Maldives President Cancels Trip To Copenhagen Climate Conference - No Money - Reuters

Current Indian Drought Projections: 10% Rice Shortfall, Drops In Oilseeds, Sugar Crops - AFP

Indonesia's Environment Minister Silent On ASEAN Nations' Offer To Help As Forest Fire Season Begins

(Reuters) INTERVIEW-Unions favour deep CO2 cuts and green jobs

Taiwan Invests Big in Clean Tech

Bolivians look to ancient farming

Researchers Boost Production of Biofuel That Could Replace Gasoline (Butanol)

A meteorolgist looks at global warming

Mexico City bans stores from distributing plastic bagsStory Highlights

Renewable Grid news

Annual Tahoe Report Says Asian Clam Invasion Is Growing Fast

With Fraser River Sockeye Run Commercially Closed For 3rd Year, Projections Still Down 95% For 2009

13th Confirmed Forged Letter Opposing Climate Legislation Arrives For Rep. Perriello

Irony Alert - Utah Ski Resort Owner Wants To Open US' 3rd-Largest Coal Strip Mine - ENS

Mexico Hit By Lowest Rainfall In 68 Years

Despite Solar Slump, Tokuyama Plans New Factory

Cash for Clunkers could be done as early as tomorrow

Organic foods: Big companies swoop in to capitalize on lucrative market

Number Of Lead-Poisoned Children Near Plant In Shannxi, China Rises To 851, Xinhua Confirms - AFP

Biofuel Bet Aims to Harvest Fish That Feed on Algae

(US) Climate plan calls for forest expansion

Is there any point in fighting to stave off industrial apocalypse?

Obama Underwrites Offshore Drilling

Garko's heroics spark Giants big comeback

Gloat-free Baseball Scores (Tuesday, August 18)

Forget about Favre. Smoltz to sign with Cards today.

Are the Angels batting good or what?

Those Damned Sox!

Motion filed to dismiss Roethlisberger lawsuit

There's a new attitude on Long Island

I'm chuckling at all this Viking Super Bowl talk...

Jets' Ryan clarifies remarks on Belichick but likely provides more fodder

Man U loses to ... Burnley!?!?

"If you're a true Packers fan, you understand."

Is women's world track champion really a man?

This is NOT a thread about Barry Bonds or steroids!

Fucking ROIDERS are rubbing off on squirrels! WTF!

Card's Wainwright has perfect game through four innings

Boxing (8-22)

Costa Rica to withdraw Honduran diplomats' accreditation

Honduras: Military Is Accused of Abuses

Colombia arrests ex-security head

NO CRACKS IN THE COUP REGIME – It’s All Part of the Plan

Amnesty Int’l: Police Brutality Rampant But Nary a Word About Military

Introducing Micheletti, Man of God

Honduras post-coup mediation moves to Washington


[en] Margaret Thompson: Media Ignores Escalating Sexual Aggression Against Honduran Woman Protesters

Colombia's Uribe inches closer to 2010 re-election

The Anti-Coup Caravan: The Honduran Resistance Goes Out on the Town!

Man dies in 'botched' robbery

Guns are fine. Gun fetishists are not fine.

Clerk armed and ready for robbers, kills one

Gun controllers: how would you deal with the rise in muggings in Lincoln Park and Lakeview?

Girl aged 17 knifes 30 men to death

White House Backs Right to Arms Outside Obama Events...

No second thoughts

Hamas frees Fatah captives ahead of Ramadan, talks

Vendor fights back against attackers

Swedish Newspaper claims IDF kills Palestinians... for their organs

Detroit boy, 12, faces murder charge, possible life sentence, in shooting death of woman, 24

Israel's state-sponsored injustice

The battle over Acre: Who was there first?

Roger Waters narrates UN film on West Bank separation fence

Israeli minister calls anti-settler group a "virus"

US: Woman yells 'Heil, Hitler' at Israeli

'Open Carry' of guns - logical direction of gun lobby's campaign

Huckabee says 2 states in Holy Land 'unrealistic'

South Florida Store Clerks Go Vigilante

Former ANC leader backs study finding Israel guilty of apartheid

Swedish government funds anti-Semitic NGOs

Teen killed was ordered to stay out of trouble

Huffington Post: Teabaggers Are What Workers Experience When They Try to Join Unions

Today in Labor History Aug 19 Confronted by tanks, helicopters, 426 state troopers and 325 National

My union just voted 4 a 2 year pay freeze (NOW they tell us 2 weeks furloughs by OS)

Recycling Workers at Oregon University Join Union

Worker Furloughs in Maryland's Prince George's County Ruled Unconstitutional


beach 2

beach 1

Well, I didn't make it. Being new to this group (though a lurker

coming home from the beach

Some must-see photography by the son of an old & dear friend of mine

Cameras That End the Low-Light Nightmare

Introducing Sean Patrick (D) my newest nephew:

Mooing over the Alps

Internet Archive's Announces Availability of High Resolution Image Downloads

Amateur Video Captures Io's Shadow on Ganymede During Transit

Scientists Develop High-Yield Deep Water Rice

Basic Programming.

Appraisers Under Fire—Again

Robots 'Evolve' the Ability to Deceive

latest BofA letter

Hedge Funds Return To Status Quo While Governments Double Debts

Hey You! Dimwitted assclowns! You're wrecking the economy!

TIME: Why Does Obama Keep Flip-Flopping on Gay Marriage?

Apparently there's this church in Phoenix that's trying to be the new Phelps cult

Americans: Serfs Ruled by Oligarchs

Controversy erupts over exclusion of LGBT group from NYC’s India Day Parade

End of life counseling for dying cancer patients

SF Gate posts nice pictures of men showing affection to eachother

FACT CHECK: Health Overhaul Myths Taking Root

Life Expectancy in US Up to 78 years, CDC Says

Limbaugh makes gay joke about Barney Frank

Step up America...

Who Opposes the Public Health Care Option and Why DEMS MUST Pass It

New Gov't Study Shows Mercury in Fish Widespread

How would the population react if a bill were proposed to shut down Medicare

Single Payer VOTINGBLOC - please sign up

What is Shapeshifting?

Miller or Rural?

Unified Field Theory--last night's C to C show

Anyone good with dream interpretation want to take a whack at this one? Poem form.

About the health care debacle.

Ugh I'm so sick. Any vibes you can give on this?

Another Hakim Bey essay. Amour Fou (crazy love)

I am a big fan of Hakim Bey. Here is one of his essays.

History of Philosophy

A Mathematician's Lament

What should grade configuration be ?

Dawkins: Nazi Eugenics "May Not Be Bad"

Want to see a serious foodie?

Summer Dinner for a Friend

Gawdammed liddle bastids!

10 Characteristics of Self Proclaimed 'Skeptics'

DNA Evidence Can Be Fabricated, Scientists Show

Tom DeLay is a birther (surprise, surprise)

Pete Sessions town hall tonight

Cuellar against public option

America's Got Talent fans...What happened to Grandma Lee?

Reality show contestant sought in model's death

The Colony

Michael Jackson's Doctor to Be Charged With Manslaughter

Just started watching "Lost" season one on netflix.

Thank god Grand Devine and the conservatives sold PCS to a Chicago company.