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Israel gets tough on intermarriage

We are the ones we have been waiting for.

What my daughter learned today:

Nobel Prize James Buchanan wants to go back to 1860, blasts Obama

Who am I?

BWA HA HA.. the evil plan is working! We've co-opted Laura, Newt and even Jim Greer

If Glenn Beck didn't rape & murder a young girl, do you think he's at least capable of such an act?

I live in Red Central, Inc.... and.... my kid got to see Obama's speech.

I live in Red Central, Inc.... and.... my kid got to see Obama's speech.

ND audit: $35K party, $15M bonuses at Blue Cross

If they cave on public option, where does that leave you?

Backstabbers in D.C. might be negotiating, but I'm not!

If Obama could have dinner with anyone dead or alive: Ghandi.

A New Job Just a Tweet Away

Don't like crazy wing-nut parents keeping your school kid from watching Obama's speech?

Don't like crazy wing-nut parents keeping your school kid from watching Obama's speech?

Don't like crazy wing-nut parents keeping your school kid from watching Obama's speech?

Don't like crazy wing-nut parents keeping your school kid from watching Obama's speech?

Don't like crazy wing-nut parents keeping your school kid from watching Obama's speech?

SCANDAL: Blue Cross Blue Shield Investigated By ND State Insurance Examiners

Record Plunge in U.S. Consumer Credit Signals Weakened Spending

Great Post by Endangered Alaska Dem on Kos - "You can guess the reaction I got"

America needs OBAMA, The Community Activist

Health Centers: One of the Keys to Eradicating Poverty

Only 78 days until the War on Christmas begins..DU Agents are you ready?

Is the anti-education hysteria the "Terri Schaivo" of 2009?

the living dead...

NSA-Intercepted E-Mails Helped Convict Would-Be Bombers

Why do we always allow

who is whom?

Palin's price tag set at $25,000

What Obama could have said today that would have really motivated students to work hard

In Bush's spiteful little world, he'd be stripping $$ from schools that didn't show his

Tonight, Obama should remember the immortal words of Woody Allen

Bellingham offers key to City to 'Daily Show' host

If you murder in Texas, you take the chance you yourself will be killed...

A courageous comment from a Republican teachers' union leader on censorship of Obama speech

The mainstreaming of crazy

America: Arms dealer to the stars! Mark Morford

Max Baucus should be keelhauled

The Speech the President Should Give to Congress, September 9, 2009

The Speech the President Should Give to Congress, September 9, 2009

Iran: The Green Brief #71 (September 8 - Shahrivar 17) Latest news from Iran.

Did anyones else catch Robert Gibbs just now on Today? He danced around Obama and a public option .

Dodd Decides Against Taking Over Senate Health Committee

If they force us to buy insurance...

George W. Bush's "bio" on WhiteHouse.gov...no, seriously

It absolutely does NOT matter what is in Baucus' plan... not ONE bit

Foxindoctrination

Holy shit. That Michael Steele "Seniors' Bill of Rights" commercial is terribad.

Pay for healthcare by letting Bush's Tax Cuts expire, & a trillion+ is added to the treasury

'It feels like you're being sliced' ... but there's no blood

FEMA Concentration Camps???...

Karzai Defends Afghanistan Election as Honest; Diplomats Uneasy

Oh, Yeah!

Privately-run Kentucky Prison Not Reporting Sexual Assaults

Tactical Error: Health Care vs Finance Regulatory Reform: Ritholtz

Anyone catch the footage of Al Franken drawing a map of the USA from memory?

Attacking Consumer Protection

Oh My Greenspan says human nature is the source of

The Nevada plan: Reintroduce Reid

joey the scar said Obama is going to endorse the public option in his speech tonite

Iraqi shoe thrower Muntazer al-Zaidi innundated with offers and gifts

I was all fired up . . .

The Truth, in a toon

When is the address tonight? Is it going to be televised?

and another thing: this is an interesting link

Bring Lots Of Potato Salad

Obama Has Fed His Green Jones to King CONG (Coal, Oil, Nukes & Gas)

Precisely why you need to get a good education...

We already have universal health care

Dinner with regular Murkins up on Ebay

"Christian concerns about (Employment Non-Discrimination Act) are not paranoia."

NEIN, NEIN, NEIN, NEIN, NEIN, NEIN!!!

Composting is about to become mandatory in San Francisco.

Local students weigh in on Obama speech

Boustany is a Birther:

Federal Prosecutors Say Blackwater 'Specifically Intended to Kill' Civilians

What Obama has to do tonight....

3fer: Two *more* family values Rethugs on display (eww). And does Mika Mouse ever stay home?!1

3fer: Two *more* family values Rethugs on display (eww). And does Mika Mouse ever stay home?!1

Greenspan Forecasts a `Pronounced' Recovery on Productivity, Inventories

Kentucky D-Day Veteran to Receive French Legion of Honor

Did you know that the International Republican Institute helped with the Afghanistan election?

09/09/09

GAG!

Love this column from Leonard Pitts

Firm enlists Winston the homing pigeon to transfer data - because he's faster than broadband

Repub leaders meeting behind closed doors this morning?

Home Loan Demand At 3-Month High As Rates Fall

THERE'S NOT 1 BID TO HAVE DINNER WITH PALIN!!

The media loves a good fight--even when the charges are unfounded

Why isn't there a moderated debate, pro/con on healthcare? Like we do the presidential debates

Greenspan: Gold spike indicates move "away from paper currencies"

The reason my daughter's school would not allow the presidents speech

Diboll man arrested for phone prank scheme Markle, 19, jailed on two counts of terroristic threat

Priceless: How The Federal Reserve Bought The Economics Profession

Obama's Fascist, Commie, Socialist Propaganda To Our Children

World's climate could cool first, warm later

It's funny what passes for offensive these days

Why would any young single adult buy into this plan from Aetna?

Historic black church and school vandalized outside Richmond, Va.

Facebook status comment posted by someone on my page today...

More Trouble Could Be Over the Horizon for Homeowners

Ted Nugent: ""I like dead tyrants. Isn’t that your favorite type of tyrant, a dead tyrant?"

Our One-Party Democracy - Thomas Friedman (NY Times opinion piece)

Campaign Finance Case Argued before the Court this morning

Weiner on MSNBC right now .nt

Palin WSJ Editorial Amplifies "Death Panel" Claim

If we can't get a public option, then screw the sick people. They should continue to go bankrupt.

Sarah selling herself for charity on eBay

The GOP is too principled to help the masses.

Should The Health Care Crisis be considered a State of Emergenecy?

How many Senators do you think are fucking lobbyists?

Each day the healthcare debate drags on without a bill is one more day for Insurance Co's to kill it

Need help with Dem reps that will not support a public option...

Color of Change: Call on advertisers to drop sponsorship of Beck...

Rep. Charles Boustany (Lafayette, Louisiana) will deliver the Republican response!

People will flock to the government option, because it’s so bad?

Rash of water line ruptures in LA raise concerns about aging infrastructure

Arkansas Blue Dogs' district ranks among worst in country for health insurance options

What Obama Will Say

Taxpayers Unlikely to Recover GM, Chrysler Investment. (Bloomberg)

Fallen pol turns to radio: Who wants to go 'Inside the Mind of Mark Foley?'

Question: Who get(s) to decide what stays in the compromise bill between the houses..

CNN Contemplates Bringing Back Crossfire...

Fundy wing-nut McDonnell (GOP VA gov. candidate) 'can't recall' if he ever committed sodomy

Obama should Bring up 10 people from Each State who Can't afford Health Care

Post here if you agree that Saxby Chambliss is a racist pig

Hartman has a conservative

Do you really think Rahm Emanuel is pulling the strings?

Krugman: No Good Reason--Only Bad Ones--Not to Have a Public Option

Breaking: Baucus moves forward with bill - Just reported on CNN

Mark Sanford is flat out lying

The Rude Pundit: An Observation or Two Before the Big Speech

Not Dinner With Sarah Palin auctions popping up on eBay! They're great and worth the read.

Wow, Orly Tainz's law degree comes from a school not accredited by the ABA

A short LOL for the middle of a long day:

Last time we went bi-partisan and ended up with

NH House bill mandating paid sick days draws opposition

Nit Trees dropping fruit for the Pickers. GOP...group of pickers... They ABUSE AMERICA

The Republican economic stimulus plan

Geoffrey Dunn, HuffPo: "Palin No Longer Writing Own Script, the Milli Vanilli of American politics"

Cheney Praises Obama Education Speech

Florida utilities want money for nuclear plants

IRS has aging workforce, service at risk: report

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 4- War and Frustration

Homeless Man With Handcuff Keys Arrested-possession of a concealed handcuff key is a felony

Wealthy Families in U.S. Resort to Bankruptcy, Dragged Down by Real Estate

Should President Obama drop his proposal for a public health insurance plan

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 3- Republicans are unpatriotic

Chernobyl Journal: HDR Photo Journey to the Zone of Exclusion

Whats the difference between a democratic legislative whore and a republican legislative whore?

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 2- Health debate

Mike Duvall,Orange County (CA) Republican hypocrisy caught on tape

Caption Cheney on a Segway

Taxes, Wealth Disparity, War, and Debt

39% against healthcare reform bill, 37% for healthcare reform bill

Pittsburgh civil rights leader Adams 'risked everything' for equality

The Manchurian Supreme Court Justice......

The Public Option - What we need to listen for tonight...

"Pride goeth before the fall" . . . come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!

important UPDATE to anyone following my letter to the superintendent thread

Tell ya one thing we can all 'agree' upon, Rep. Cantor:

i miss Senator Stevens right about now. It would have been a hoot to

i miss Senator Stevens right about now. It would have been a hoot to

If there is no difference between a Corporation and a person can Exxon run for President?

"Lord of the Lies" . . . please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!

Massacre in Kunduz bares real nature of Afghanistan war

Today is making the party of "No" all giggly...

I Love Capitalism- It's So YUMMY

"promote the general welfare"

this health care reform is like one big game of chicken

MSNBC WH Reporter says Obama will do "Six Week Road Show" to Promote his Health Care Plan

Let's just get it over with

Soy gives you teh gay... It says so on the intertubes, so it must be true...

Get Schooled (.com)

I have a question regarding the health care debate. I have noticed on several talking

Gay rights attorney Albert Gordon has died

WaPo Editorial: Repair Job at Justice

For those who sacrificed effort, time & money to get Obama Elected, It's Time For The Payoff ...

On Unconscionable Greed and the Sellout by Edward Irving Koch

Why does the WSJ print Sarah Palin on editorial page?

Our local school disctrict recieved a call from a fake "parent" protesting the President's speech.

Army Accidentally Grows Pot In Colorado

Good news. New McLaren Supercar out in 2011. Twin turbo V8. Under 300k....

Isn't it customary to early release a speech by the President for an event like tonight?

ArmorGroup Whistleblower to Sue Former Employer

ArmorGroup Whistleblower to Sue Former Employer

CA Lawmaker Caught On Tape Bragging About Affairs - Assemblyman Mike Duvall (R)

Rep. Mike Pence, Who Led Witch Hunt Against Van Jones, Took $1,000s From Extremist Erik Prince

Lesbian fired by Baptist agency to get day in court

Need insight or advice please.

Worldwide isotope shortage poses challenge

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

Face to Face with the Faceless Bureaucrat (Form letter number L 24)

15 yr fixed mortgage..4.78% (today at my bank)

FOX reminds me of the DJ from "The Fisher King"

Are You Going To Re-Elect Baucus The Bribed?

Pray fer Orly Taters - SHE IN DANGER!!!11!11!!!!!

Sooner or later Democrats have to take a stand against Reaganism-- 'if the gov't does it, it’s bad.'

Does the GOP hate the left for our freedoms?

Two ex-Lauderhill police officers get probation for falsifying reports

So you end up dead and get a choice between going to Hell or Texas

WOW! Tickets for Bush's Saskatoon speech are ONLY $94.95 to $115.95? Take THAT, Osama!

Rick Sanchez is dominating the hijacking news.

If Congress Fails To pass a PO or Medicare for All, Obama needs to declare a State of Emergency

..."meet at the barricades one way or the other."

Job outlook hits worst-ever level

Weiner: “I Don’t See Any Way” I Can Vote For Bill Without Public Option

Mary Matalin & James Carville

ICC prosecutor eyeing war crimes in Afghanistan - AP

who cares what olympia snowe wants? really

Here are 2 threads that the CORPORATIST "Unrec" mafia have knocked off Greatest Page:

Mexico Hijack...The Media Again is Amazing...

New Republican Strategy

Europe: The Obama Bounce (DER SPIEGEL)

Europe: The Obama Bounce (DER SPIEGEL)

Trial Lawyers Fight Proposals for Tort Reform

Most Germans want to be out of Afghanistan (DER SPIEGEL)

Here's an Obama-school speech poll that could use some lovin'

August Ratings: MSNBC is Down but Rachel Maddow is Way Up

Why have we not gotten Osama Bin Laden??

Just heard on NPR (BBC) some woman saying basically, Dems have caved on Pubic Option...

Kucinich: A New Movement: Health Care as a Civil Right

Amy Goodman: Van Jones and the Boycott of Glenn Beck

no difference between a human and a corporation

When did the Right convince the Left that not-failing is the goal?

"I've just been outcrazied on my own show" -- Glenn Beck

Iraqi shoe thrower being showered by ‘offers and gifts’

Why is health care liar Michelle Bernard hosting an MSNBC special about health?

Did anyone see Cindy McCain on the today show this morning???

To the Mexican response team...

AP: Canadians defend their health care system

Breaking: Airplane Hijacked in Mexico UPDATED Hijackers Claim To Have A Bomb

Now open: Live Audio/Video/Text Chat: Liberals and Progressives

The uproar over the school speech, was meant to divide children against each other

What is the reason you do not have health insurance?

Jobs Makes First Public Appearance Since Liver Transplant at Apple Event

Good turnout for Tea Party ( 17 people )

Just called (because of an email) Wyden and Merkley here in Oregon:

orrin hatch wants a bipartisan healthcare bill

You know that argument that liberals caused the subprime crisis because they forced banks...

The Latest Tweet from Morning Joe...JoeNBC

Garrison Keillor suffers minor stroke

Garrison Keillor suffers minor stroke

,,,,

School's Open, and Traffic Is Worse Than Ever

Christian money guru gets rich mixing faith, funds

A fine for no health insurance?! Just make being sick illegal.

Scalia just said "there is no difference between an individual and a corporation"

Toronto International Film Festival line-up reflects economic gloom

Walmart's Project Impact: A Move to Crush Competition

I think there needs to be a little clarification on the SCOTUS case...

Duvall Resigns!

Duvall Resigns!

the healthcare 'trigger' is a snowe job

the healthcare 'trigger' is a snowe job

Court rules Kansas native can sue John Ashcroft for post-9/11 detention policy

Funny of the day: "Conflict of interests". (pic)

Bye, everyone! It's been almost a year since I began posting on DU!

Bob, Bob, Bob....WTF? Nooooooooooooo!

BREAKING: Photo of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed released, looks like Osama

YeeHaaa! Just got a Jury Duty notice for the big one

Pain is a messenger...So why do we always try to cover it up?

How will Obama start his socialmalistic army right under our noses?

It will be easy for us to judge the worth of any Health Insurance Reform

GOP figure: Andy Card weighing run for Kennedy's seat

How will Obama have to buy off Holy Joe on Healthcare?

Mike Duvall's statement supporting Prop 8 is laughable theatre now

Mike Duvall's statement supporting Prop 8 is laughable theatre now

No Public Option, NO Mandate. And it better be a very GOOD Public Option.

I have been unfaithful to my mistress

Could Chuck Todd possibly be any MORE irritating??

Black Caucus members: It's public option or nothing

Beware the zombie children who watched Obama's speech!

Trader Joe's Wants LaRouche PAC Barred (for Obama = Hitler protests)

Obama To Baucus: NO THANKS!

Please vote for a Green America Business (ps I have my choice)

How strongly are you looking for Obama to support a public option tonight?

How strongly are you looking for Obama to support a public option tonight?

I have a theory to explain these hypocritical family values politicians.

Come To Vern Buchanan's Townhall 11 Sept

I'm hoping the bullshit about the school speech

How much do we spen on health care for illegal immigrants right now?

I have all the health care I can stand.

IF

We need the Insurance Commissioners in all fifty states to investigate Blue Cross Blue Shield

Snowe: White House Needs to Compromise on the Public Option

"I suffer no illusions that this will be an easy process."

So What's the Fucking Healthcare Plan Today?

So What's the Fucking Healthcare Plan Today?

What time is the Prez's speech Weds - please? nt

Mexico is outraged over influx of its own citizens

Some Good News: Schumer Still Talking Reconciliation

OK, you get your electric bill and it's for $3000 for one month & it's NOT a mistake

We had inservice yesterday. I am showing my kids the speech Friday

What is with the right wing meme about 2013?

Calif. Lawmaker Who Bragged About Affairs Resigns - Mike Duvall (R)

The One Thing Obama Must NOT Say Tonight

The Last Days of Lehman Brothers: behind-the-scenes

Why isn't discharge of medical debt in bankruptcy part of the health care bill?

Medicare for all as an across-the-board option for all.

"Time for a grown-up talk about health care reform - we've had all the tantrums we can afford"

OK, I messed up in my other OP.

Maybe we could buy health insurance per organ system?

Why am I so goddamn nervous?

Six unemployed people compete for every available position...

Dear Mr President - they lost. And every idea they've had has been a failure

Excerpts from Obama's address to Congress...

Do the senate democrats have the balls to force reconciliation on health care??

Assemblyman (R) Brags About Sex With Lobbyists - didn't know mic was hot

Ed: the Baucus plan is Bogus

ADVANCE COPY: EXCERPTS OF OBAMA'S SPEECH ON HEALTHCARE: 'OUR COLLECTIVE FAILURE...'

George Stephanopoulos Taking Notes AGAIN From Sean Hannity

The Air Force is unconstitutional!

save billions for healthcare reform by putting an end to wasteful spending on foreign adventures

All I want to be when I grow up is a triple AAA bond

Selling sarah, is up to 37,500

Do You Want the AIG Option, Or The Public Option?

According to MSNBC, we all have a FETISH...A Public Option Fetish & my response

MSM says WATCH Olympia Snowe, TONIGHT! If Olympia Twitches..Dems FALL DOWN!

The Baucus Plan is bogus as is most of the "reform" being foisted on us by our Congress, Part II

I HATE how AM Radio is ALL Right Wing!!! I can not find ONE Liberal AM Talk Show

“California’s Real Death Panels”–Data Reveals California’s Private Insurers Deny 21% of Claims

Palin pre-rebuttal to Obama speech on Facebook

Correcting the Facebook quote: "80% of the uninsured have full-time jobs."

On the local NPR call-in show this morning, I heard a R pol try to make the case

The GOP Finally Proposes Their Healthcare Plan

Don't let Baucus fool you about moving forward without the Repubs...

Teen who cries blood gets help from experts

WHIP COUNT: DEMS LACK THE VOTES

Does Firefox have swine flu????

Budget reconciliation.

Today's oral argument, corporate campaign finance (audio)

Obama Health Care Speech: Text Excerpts

9-11 eight years later, still unsolved, the perp still 'out there'

I'm sick of House and Senate Republicans complaining about government "waste & fraud".

Mandates are essential and the Public Option is essential

When the SCOTUS overturns McCain/Feingold, and corporations are given full First Amendment rights,

Hmmmm, this guy looks familiar...

Hmmmm, this guy looks familiar...

Global recession: Aftershock

I'll translate for the radio person wanting to to kill Michael Moore in non-PC terms

I'll translate for the radio person wanting to to kill Michael Moore in non-PC terms

Students not allowed to hear Obama will be bussed to hear G.W. Bush

if you have Facebook,you can live chat while watching the Pres's speech live

Obama speech excerpts contain no mention of public option

Public Option T-shirt >>>

what a psyche shocker

Memorial Service for Walter Cronkite - pics

Let's discuss Jerry Mazza's "America the Imperial" (9-9-09 Online Journal)

***Official Obama Speech Before A Joint Session of Congress......the drinking game, Thread***

I'm thinking 'fight club' for the movie this evening....

Post-Speech live chat. Get answers to your questions re: healthcare reform

I predict Obama will tell Congress to work hard and stay in school

Malaysian Chinese couples tie knot in '999' mass wedding

The public option is a "shiny new object" according to Claire

Audio to today's SCOTUS oral arguments including, for the first time, Justice Sotomayor

Obama to say now or never on health care.

The Solution to the Health Care Impasse: A Triggered Buy-In to Medicare

Sailor Jessica Watson hits bulk carrier before solo round the world voyage

PBS Brooks and Shields. Brooks - "public option is dead". Shields - "No way - not dead at all".

Santa Cruz, CA, approves wide-ranging smoking ban

What has been your best rebuttal to a republican?

"Republicans love this country just as much as I do."

Shocker! Judge sets eligibility trial date (Obama)

Prediction: Major health care reform, with a public option. will pass, will be popular

Six new advertisers reportedly join Beck boycott, brings total to 62

CO State Board of Ed Chief calls Obama "Captain Kangaroo"

Society for Truth & Justice protest 'the inclusion of abortion in a public health care option'- pics

Heads up, DU

Keith Oberman just channeled Thom Hartmann

Supreme Court skeptical of limitions of businesses in Elections.

About Arlington ISD (Texas) not airing President Obamb's speech:

Are there public figures you like personally but disagree with politically?

"He had hoped the American public would have been better education about what the bill contains"...

where can I watch Obama online in real time

Do we need a wealthy class in order to maintain society?

CSpan 1 is going to show the Speech

Dear President Obama, thank you so much for....

If the Democratic Congress doesn't pass the Public Option, is Obama a failure and "breaking"?

If the Democratic Congress doesn't pass the Public Option, is Obama a failure and "breaking"?

If the Democratic Congress doesn't pass the Public Option, is Obama a failure and "breaking"?

If the Democratic Congress doesn't pass the Public Option, is Obama a failure and "breaking"?

Make my day.

Nice reminder that Senate Majority Leader ain't shit...

Dumb Question: Could AG Jerry Brown's health claim denial probe lead to murder charges

Republican Google ads?

Katie Couric having a ball tonight...

Which Cabinet Member IS Missing?

Court skeptical of limits on businesses, unions

"responsible homeowners"

TOXIC FOX SYNDROME

It looks like a GOP rogues gallery behind Obama as he walks in. WTF?

"90% of Obama voters in 2008 have healthcare"

Katie C and Bob S talking about "a lot of kissing going on tonight"...

Oh, the SHOCK! Fox is the only major network NOT showing the Obama address to Congress.

Is there a king of Piggyness?

"I'm saddened he succumbed to earthly pleasures."

Caption - Rep. Boustany (R) rehearsing he Republican response to President Barack Obama's speech

NO GOOD, FUCKING MITCH MCCONNELL

The spirit of Obama's mom is vistiting him on the podium during this speech

The time for bickering has passed!

Four years. How many will die?

Well! At least McBush is happy, giving the thumbs up. Or is that just his standard

SC House Republican caucus calls for Sanford to resign.

"Insurance Exchange"

I want health insurance to cover my naturopath if I have to buy coverage.

IT IS A LIE, PLAIN AND SIMPLE

IT IS A LIE, PLAIN AND SIMPLE

The Democrats have the Senate/House/Presidency

The Democrats have the Senate/House/Presidency

What an incnredible relief to hear the president say "It is a LIE and is irresponsible!"

What an incnredible relief to hear the president say "It is a LIE and is irresponsible!"

Newly uninsured up 50% at community clinics

THANK. YOU. calling out Palin and her Death panel Bullshit!

How many text messages have you gotten so far

Health insurance default swaps....

Anyone see Rep Conyers ??????

Wouldn't a full start-from scratch plan BE LESS CONVOLUTED than what was told tonight?

These Rethugs have no fugging manners

These Rethugs have no fugging manners

These Rethugs have no fugging manners

These Rethugs have no fugging manners

WHY ARE THE RETHUGS BOOING? OBAMA IS APPEASING THEM!

Did I hear this correctly? "Immediately offer coverage to those with pre-existing conditons."

This Is A War

Why are Axelrod, Gibbs and Linda looking so "down." Are they Hearing It from the Left who

Boehner just shat himself.

I wonder what the fuck is Cantor tweeting

I wonder what the fuck is Cantor tweeting

LOL I Just Saw A Look of Profound Admiration on McCain's Face

The Kids at Wakefield could give Congress a lesson in manners

OH get off it ...some of you act like Obama is bad and hurting you ...don't you think he knows what

And the battle lines could not be more clear

Republican shouts out "I have a tiny brain! And a tinier penis!"

So this new plan that was outlined tonight. Doesn't exactly make for efficient government, does it?

the repugs wont stand and clap for a black man

the repugs wont stand and clap for a black man

Would you purchase health insurance if it meant others would get coverage because of it?

McCain (maybe McDonalds will sue him over his surname too)

Moscow Could Give Venezuela Arms Loan - Kremlin Aide

The Republicans are being Public Dicks tonight

"...Too many initiatives were not paid for, like Iraq War."

THRAD IS THE NEW HUGH

The character of our country...

Okay .... he's gotten to Dear Senator Teddy

Silent Thread Of Support For The Obama Plan

Hey Racist Pig Saxby Chambliss--this is one president who won't humble himself before you

The Character of our Country

Vicky Kennedy's pain is enough to make

Holy Shit! Snowe Asked Obama to Take the Public Option off the table In Speech Tonight.

Bellingham, WA offers key to city to Jon Stewart (near Mt. Vernon, where Beck will get key)

OK Sgt. At Arms!! Do your job and throw out the pukes heckling Obama!

OK Sgt. At Arms!! Do your job and throw out the pukes heckling Obama!

Obama cannot really be challenged in 2012, so that's not realistic or wise

Must be hell to follow this President's speeches!

Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you. :) nt

*****OFFICIAL SPEECH THREAD 3****

Boustany: "jobless recovery...since February"

If significant health care reform fails

As a vocal critic of President Obama, I give this speech a B+.

As a vocal critic of President Obama, I give this speech a B+.

Poll on msnbc.com

Poll on msnbc.com

Nancy Pelosi just started crying

Let us be clear - Rupublikkkans delight in devouring the flesh of infants

Public option

GOP response, 2 minutes in and he is lying his ass off!

Homerun KO!

Rep. Joe Wilson (R - S.C.) yelled "LIE" at the President.

IT'S THE WHITE BOBBY JINDAL!

I think I got Push-Polled by the opposition during the speech

Here comes the Lord!

This fucking Boustany character is channeling Bobby Jindal.

Can someone explain to me Scalia's comment he made this morning in context?

Boustany Sued for Malpractice 3 times.

!!!******UNOFFOCIAL LET'S TALK ABOUT....THREAD******!!!

Republican bottom line

Want to lower insurance costs? Rein in hospitals charing $20 for one aspirin pill!

LMFAO!!!!!@K.O.

"We did not come here to fear the future, we came here to shape it"

He Didn't Say One Goddamn Thing About Insurance execs paying themselves $100,000/HR

The Republican response sounds like he's doing an informercial.

Was I the only person screaming at the GOP throughout the speech? Several

So, Obama's not demanding the public option...

Comprehensive regulation of the health insurance industry for the first time

Mr. President, I implore you

"I'll take Lame Ass Comebacks for $1000, Alex"

Right now I'm reminded of a great line from Obama's inaugural address

AUGGGHHHHH! What is that around its neck?

STUPID SHIT FOR BRAINS MOTHERFUCKERS

***** STAY TUNED @ .whitehouse.gov/live/ .... there's MORE *****

Dear Congressman Boustany: YOU'RE A FUCKING LIAR

Oh noes! GrASSley "warned" the President not to attack Republicans!

It Was Rep. Joe Wilson (R - S.C.)

If anything this speech showed

Repuke asshole response hinges on lie of Govt Takeover of Healthcare

Are some of those sounds boos in the background?!!

those old repub men look like they've already

Uhhh Why is the USPS broke? And how do we fix it?

Who is this asshat

Contact Your Representatives and DEMAND Joe Wilson be CENSURED

The last 10 minutes were the greatest defense of liberalism in that chamber since FDR

The last 10 minutes were the greatest defense of liberalism in that chamber since FDR

One minor thing I disagreed with...

Well done Mr. President.

DU must be on Defcon 4

The Republican response pretty much summed them up - no "there" there.

Who was the vocal heckler? thanks

Sen. Brown just called out the Repubs again for their 'behavior' tonight. I sure hopel

Max Baucus is over a barrel, no plan, and Obama has taken the momentum away from the Reich wing

Photographic PROOF: Sign on lap, hands held up, stupid fucking expression is REALLY helpful.

the trolls are out in force. nt

American democracy treats everyone equally.

OK: Excerpts released offer NO concrete plan details just more of the same "goals".

Why can't we regulate health care profits like we regulate utility profits?

Why can't we regulate health care profits like we regulate utility profits?

The Obama Plan: Stability & Security for all Americans

I still don't know what a "public option" means

Kennedy Letter to Obama: At Stake Is the Character of Our Country

On this, Obama is wrong.

SO NOW WHAT?

What's the Defcon level?

i want to thank the disrespectful republican who shouted out President Obama tonight..

i want to thank the disrespectful republican who shouted out President Obama tonight..

LOL "On The Rocks"

Joe Wilson was aide to Strom Thurmond

I accidentally the economy.

Joe Wilson (R-Asshole) vindicated Van Jones tonight....

Just released: President's Plan requires public option

CNBC - "1 Year Later . . . Who Missed the Warning Signs"

I don't want Health INSURANCE I WANT HEALTHCARE

Wasn't a Democratic Congressman censured when he called Bush a liar in a floor speech?

****OFFICIAL SPEECH THREAD****

Keith Olbermann To Elizabeth Edwards On MSNBC Discussing Insurance Companies

Track star Caster Semenya gets new coach, new look

Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson should sue Rethuglican Joe Wilson

He just stated to wimp out - saying "those on the Left"

Joe Wilson (R) South Carolina

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 1- Quick, hide the Children

"Dixie Chick" Wilson's ass!

I know 20+ trial lawyers who maxed out for Obama both in the primary and general

Leaked pictures from health insurance executives watching speech

GOP Lawmakers Treat President Obama’s Joint Address To Congress Like A Town Hall Protest

GOP Lawmakers Treat President Obama’s Joint Address To Congress Like A Town Hall Protest

Hey turn into Olbermann if you want to hear

Fuck you, Republicans.

Censure Joe Wilson (R-Dumbfuck)

So the new Republican strategy is just to call Obama a liar every time tries to get anything done?

This is HUGH Hugh Heffner files for divorce

"Apologize, Resign, Leave the country.. it's your choice Goober"

how many GOP speaking engagements does Joe Wilson have already?

How can medicare be opened up to those under 65

I'm feeling sick

Congressman Yells 'You Lie' During Obama Speech - No sanction from Speaker Pelosi per FoxNews

Congressman Yells 'You Lie' During Obama Speech - No sanction from Speaker Pelosi per FoxNews

No abortions federally funded.

Hey! Whatever happened to those two wars we've been having?

Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX) on C-Span is basically calling Obama a Liar

Powerful Speech

Elizabeth Edwards is (was) on MSNBC!

They call that a rebuttal?

48 Sponsors Have Left Glenn Beck So Far

"We spent the Summer at the circus"

Nice Ted Kennedy + health care Tribute

Please Share Your E-mails to wilson (MFer) Here:

Who's Andrew Butler ? And what did he do.

It should be no doubt now, the republicans are irrelevent /nt

Rob Miller (D-SC) Wants To Run Against Joe Wilson (R-SC)

Building Momentum. Getting Obama's back.

Anyone venture over to the Fox Cess Pool? I can't bear to...

OMG OH NOES!

Obama Makes Strongest Demand Yet: "Public Option Would Be Really Nice"

Jeez!! When was the last tiime we were at Def Con 3 ???!!!

Did anyone think that Baucus's demeanor (during the President's speech) matched the Republicans?

DOES REP. JOE WILSON HAVE A SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEM? I will pray for him.

hey I have a dumb question

Picture of baby rush limbaugh found

This Joe Wilson thing gets me thinking that liberals need moar lulz.

Rachel has a great lineup tonight

My email to my congressman regarding Joe Wilson.

Just heard on the NPR hourly news.... Minor stroke puts Keillor in hospital

LOL! Caption this pic of Sen. Baucus

It was a great speech that advanced the cause for meaningful reform

There's the public option.

I love my President.

Anyone want to contact the Arlington -Obama +bush superintendents. Information here

Will Joe Wilson apologize?

Tort reform doesn't work - we passed it in FL back in 2003 but insurance in FL continues to go up

Pete du Pont on C-Span right now with a bunch of petitions against Obama

Truly a great speech

we've been here before....i say he knocks it out of the park!!!!

MotherJones: Good speech, Muddled Politics

Where is Howard Dean tonight? Has anyone seen him or heard from him?

self delete

Obama seemed more worried about competition, consumerism and profits.

Study: Bush Tax Cuts Cost More Than Twice As Much As Dems' Health-Care Bill

And here come the dickheads in 3...2...1...

Rep. Joe Wilson (R-Scumbag) - contact info

I will say that I thought the constant references to "this plan" and then the big Kennedy tribute

So Drippy resigned

My LTTE to The State re: Joe Wilson

Skin whiteners labeled racist

Alan Wilson, Joe Wilson's son, is running for South Carolina Attorney General

on 9/11 we lost over 3000 people. Congress came together quickly to act

Has Joe Wilson issued a statement?

GOP picks one-time birther, wannabe British noble for Obama response

'You lie': McCain calls on Wilson to apologize for it immediately."

Give up your Private Insurance if allowed to Buy Into Medicare?

There should be NO MANDATE unless EVERY AMERICAN IS FREE TO CHOOSE the public plan.............

Virtual JFK: Vietnam if Kennedy had Lived (virtualjfk.com)

Hecklers and Texters will be barred from future speeches.

BTW - do the repugs have a dress code?

Thank you, Joe Wilson

Thank you, Joe Wilson

Thank you, Joe Wilson

Thank you, Joe Wilson

Thank you, Joe Wilson

Cheney to Senator Leahy, "Go Fuck Yourself" on Senate floor

LOL He "Acted Stupidly"

A Made Up War and Nobody Ever Yelled "You Lie" !!!!

Joe Wilson has successfully stolen the night from Obama.

"We did not come here to to fear the future,

I am compiling stories of republican officials being racist

Polls! Polls! Post polls that need DUing HERE!

Policy question: would employers pay part of the public option premium?

If you missed the speech C-Span is just starting to replay it now.

joe wilson shouldn't apologize

"We did not come here to fear the future, we came here to shape it."

Looking for a post someone had on here earlier today about Obama's speach to

What was the paper that the Repugs were waiving around?

it is times like these...that I just LOVE DU

John McCain says that Wilson should "apologize immediately" according to KO

Good contact form for Joe Wilson

So as a self employed person, how will this help and lower

AP: "Fair and Balanced?"

Is it too late to cede the south?

I am hopeful the 'public option' details will evolve because the present form won't work...

WAS JOE WILSON DRUNK? HAD HE BEEN DRINKING EARLIER IN THE DAY?

Pres O called in the Moral Imperative! ! He cited specific repugnant cases of INSURANCE behavior!

Today marked the unofficial end to August

Barney Frank says the wingnuts need some serious

What did Joe Wilson's little cardboard sign (the one on his lap) say?

I just realized this - on a new car, the cost of the steel to build it is less

Joe Wilson shouts ''You lie!'' (PHOTO)

Joe Wilson: good or bad?

Abercrombie & Fitch fined $115,264 for refusing Teen to Help Her Autistic Sister with Clothes

One of San Francisco's biggest landlords is disappearing beneath waves of debt

Ed Schultz is loving the Obama speech

So what's to stop employers from dropping their private health insurance coverage?

Joe Wilson's Contact Information if you want to call or write him:

'No safe place' in Juarez

BWA HA... They just played Duval's spank comment on CNN..

Don't pick on poor Joe Wilson - his reflexes are just very slow..

If the "Democrats" pass a bill forcing you to buy health insurance, will you refuse?

This song's been going through my mind all evening...

*****OFFICIAL SPEECH THREAD 4****

*****OFFICIAL SPEECH THREAD 4****

I knew it! I said they'd think it was "presidential."

imagine a member of the democratic party calling bu$h* a liar on national teevee

principal's response

Hey Wilson, STFU you racist mother fucker! FUCK YOU and

Joe Wilson's Facebook:

DU this poll!

Barney Frank on Hecling, yes, I love it

DU help needed: Should government health insurance plans compete with private companies?

Mr Wilson? Mr Hannity and Mr O'Reilly are on the phone.

Sadly in South Carolina, Wilson is only a douche nozzle 3rd class

Of all the great plans and great minds out there, he picked Romney.

Special Ed on now!

A public option you have to pay for (it collects premiums) that will serve only 5% of the people

California: Lawmaker Quits After Bragging of Affairs (R-Family Values)

Olbermann: Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-Ahole) Worst Person In the World For Being A Liar!

I had a meeting so I missed Rep. Bustier or whatever's response.

REP. JOE WILSON WAS DRUNK!

Our FRiends rally around Joe WIlson (post-apology)

My name is Madrone, and I'm a masochist.

Point of order: NC was blue in 2008. That douche Joe Wilson is from SC.

Overall what is your feeling about the speech tonight?

Just so we can clear the air on the substance here of Lie-Gate

AP FACT CHECK: Obama Uses Iffy Math on Deficit Pledge

Someone we can all feel sorry for...

Gay Rights Group Won't Appeal Vote on R-71

Thanks South Carolina! You're keeping us out of the basement..

anyone interviewing members of Progressive or Black Caucus

My Email to Louie Gohmert

My Email to Louie Gohmert

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike

E-Mail Joe Wilson and Share Your E-Mail Here:

Wilson apologized, so all is well now.

http:// www.actblue.com/entity/ fundraisers/19079

The ABC's of What Will Happen Tonight and Beyond...

The ABC's of What Will Happen Tonight and Beyond...

Why are people surprised about the details?

*****OFFICIAL SPEECH THRAD 2****

Did I miss the part about price controls? n/t

and this is what *I* heard in Obama's speech tonight

So when Obama said he was going to make cuts in spending if necessary to keep healthcare reform from

Whoomp, there it is

Do Insurance companies sell policies to illegals?

Do Insurance companies sell policies to illegals?

Victoria Kennedy in the gallery before President Obama's speech on Health Care - pic

Dozens of New Species Found in Island Crater

Simple question for those who oppose health care for illegals.

Medicare Part E: Everybody

When is a defender of Health Care Reform going to say a simple truth...

So Which Louisiana Politician Did Better Following A Major Obama Speech?

What would you say to this rather polarizing video from Christopher Hitchens?

Just received the obama email and donate button - this is my reply - unhappy camper

Cantor is tweeting: "I need to take a poopie break."

Garrison Keillor hospitalized after minor stroke

Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) is @CongJoeWilson on Twitter...

CNN Poll: Obama gets boost from healthcare speech

So...Extremely Watered Down Plan That Will Be "Compromised" On Further.

Schadenfreude Event of the Day: Wing-nut horndog/lobbyist-schtupper Duvall resigns.

Joe WIlson PLANNED This, Don't Think He Didn't!

Sherrod Brown: GOP is isolating itself.

Why did Obama choose Health Care Reform as his first major battlefield?

Obama finally defined his plan. And while it is bare minimum, I support it.

We have become a second world country

"Internet Explosion" "Barricades" Where is our Non Violent Progressive Movement on Healthcare?

"To my friends on the right....." ?????

Hello, Bush tax cuts EXPIRE in 2010, why isn't anyone telling us about how that can pay for HC!?

I don't know how many here are fans of the space program, but tonight I got to see a rare thing.

Our President, does dark, and foreboding.

Out of idle curiosity, does anyone actually read the Constitution anymore?

Cancer. Do you remember Andy?

wilson apoliogized. I bet Pelosi has a piece of his ass on her wall.

Does "no public option" get your support?

I still believe too!!

Christian terrorists hijack Mexican plane...

What's The Worst Part About DU And Defcon 3 (Or Is It 4 Now)?

What's The Worst Part About DU And Defcon 3 (Or Is It 4 Now)?

Heckler Congressman Joe WIlson of SC: 202-225-2452

Mandated Health Insurance is a necessity.

REP. JOE WILSON WAS DRUNK!??????

REP. JOE WILSON WAS DRUNK!??????

Scalia Should Be Impeached For Incompetence

Obama for single payer once, then he dropped it

The speech I wish Obama had given...

According To Faux, Pelosi Has Taken Sanctions Against Joe Wilson (R-SC-Asshole) Off The Table

How exactly do any of these "insurance reforms" help anybody?

Post your email to Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) ("LIE!!") here:

Mandated health insurance isn't really necessary, and is politically disastrous

Joe Wilson - The Cherry On The Top OF The Summer Of Batshit Insanity

REAL OFFICIAL OBAMA SPEECH DRINKING GAME:

REAL OFFICIAL OBAMA SPEECH DRINKING GAME:

This Joe Wilson person?

With just 5 minutes research, look what I found.....

"..Death Panels”–Data Reveals California’s Private Insurers Deny 21% of Claims

Too bad my Representative has never given a Republican response :(

CBS just cut to a Nationwide commercial after he starts mentioning Senator Kennedy!

We Liberals need to take over the Democratic Party just like the whack conservatives

We Liberals need to take over the Democratic Party just like the whack conservatives

GERMAN HEALTH CARE MODEL

who do you trust to give you the skinny on health care?

PSA: Could everyone please quit with the "Glenn Beck raped and murder a girl in 1990" joke?

I turned off the TV about 15 minutes ago - did he explain his change of viewpoint?

WTF!!!!??????

Just got home from work. Can someone give me a clear wrap up?

TOTAL SELLOUT / MEGAFAIL: Co-ops 4 years from now (maybe) + individual mandates + tort reform

Who was watching President Obama deliver his Health Care Speech? - pics (updated)

Kucinich: A New Movement: Health Care as a Civil Right (Art 1,Sec 8:to promote the general welfare)

If you give time for smoking breaks, you should for breastfeeding as well

Are Stewart &Colbert back?

Walrus moves closer to Endangered Species listing

I'd like to thank all those duers that would rather talk about lie-gate than the HC speech

I'm 59 and quit my job yesterday

Help me debunk a Con; Britain's "death panels"?

REALLY, GOP? Really? You gotta be kidding me with this shit... right?

Republicans during President Obama's Health Care Speech - pics

Dan Lungren Wants Discrimination Written into the U.S. Constitution-

Help the President! We live in a representative democracy people. Lets not forget that!!

What should DEM parents do if a GOP politician addresses the children at a school that "opted out"?

ACORN Praised by Prosecutors for Fighting Voter Registration Fraud

Public schools used for church services on weekends

Obama: "(Public Option) would only be an option for those who don’t have insurance."

About the illegal aliens - Serious question here...

CALL CONGRESS RIGHT FUCKING NOW!!111!!111

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

TEXT OF SEN TED KENNEDY'S LETTER TO OBAMA

TEXT OF SEN TED KENNEDY'S LETTER TO OBAMA

Four Women in Lover's Gluing to Stand Trial

BECK: "I'm thinking about killing Michael Moore, and I'm wondering if I could kill him myself..."

I don't have Health Insurance and I don't need Health Insurance

Oh My Gosh! Sen. Harry Reid! - pics

It's 8:47 PM EST and we now know we've been fucked.

Chalk Talk: What's our strategy going to be for "Lie-Gate"?

Dan Lungren... Friend to the Fundies-

I just wish, once, someone had shouted "You lie!" to Bush during his many lie-filled speeches.

Hillary! Nancy! in Fire Engine Red!

I'll Say It Again, CENSURE JOE WILSON

S.C. man starves to death after losing job.

YEAH!

Another Republican caught with their pants down. (CA Republican Duvall.)

The Public vs Private Universities analogy was a BRILLIANT stroke...

This current bill is a down payment on healthcare reform

AMAZING: Watch the 'crawl' under the Fox coverage of Obama's speech

Now that 8 years have gone by, how do you think America was affected by 9-11?

"I'm Done. My Child's Life Can't Wait on Another Speech or Vain Hopes for Bipartisanship"

I am so disappointed.

E.P.A. to Ban Lead Tire Weights

Cong Joe Wilson's Wickepedia page vandalized

I was horribly saddened today

Tort reform? I'll talk tort reform when I hear about reform in two other areas:

If President Obama doesn't cure cancer tonight, I'm leaving the Democratic Party!

How is this not Romney's plan?

out. of. the. park.

HEY OBAMA, YO MAMA!

Some Congressional Wingnut cried out 'It's a lie!'

rahm going after wilson

Do the Dems have the 50 votes (plus Biden) to get a public option thru Senate?

Will my doctor accept my "Obama gives a great speech card" as payment?

In case you're naive like me, DON'T let your GPS in your car when you leave it.

I think children should not be required to listen to a politician talk in school.

The Most Nightmarish Health Care Reform Bill Ever

This may be my last night as a Democrat.

"Forcing" us to buy insurance? Are we that crazy to believe this?

When / Where is the next march?

The "tide has turned sharply against the public option..." (oh, really??)

So from what I'm reading if you already have health insurance

Will our Democratic Party beget the mother of all corporate scams?

There Is Not One Single Redeeming Quality to the Republican Political Party.

There Is Not One Single Redeeming Quality to the Republican Political Party.

Chris Matthews recovering from Diabetes tests

QUIT PICKING ON THE SOUTH....

My little sister drew this cartoon

A $3800 fine? Game over, man. Game over.

Rep. Wilson broke House rules prohibiting use of the word "liar": contact Rules committee here

Racist Limbaugh Wins the 'Irony of The Year Award'

This is what I heard in Obama's speech tonight

Great speech. A few initial impressions.

It's a set up! My official prediction.

I Love Barney Frank

Here is the email I will send to the Superintendent of my sons school who refused to let Obama

We have been punked, or perhaps not...

Joe Wilson In Violation Of House Decorum Rules

'Israel link' in Arctic Sea case

Bill requiring musical instrument sterilization lacks Somerville support

Joe Wilson's phone number

Obama is not the problem, the BLUE DOGS are the problem.

Factually incorrect information on insurance exchange

Animal Rescue group - Each time Vick is sacked will donate 5 bags of dog food to shelter

Please calm down, stop worrying. We don't know how this is all going to play out.

Happy birthday to me (today)! :P

The content of the speech was very troubling - please just think about it.

Dr. Dean -- Are you ready?

New Images Released from the Refurbished Hubble Space Telescope

Toyota, Accused of Destroying Rollover Accidents Evidence

I don't fucking want health insurance.

THIS NEEDS TO GO VIRAL!

In Defense of Texas.

Wow! Rob Millers ActBlue page up $40,000 in about 2 hours

He parked it.

Meet Rob Miller, Joe Wilson's Democratic challenger for 2010.

IF you ever agreed with 1 of my pro worker posts, please read this

It's Time for a Real Debate on National Health Insurance - by Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon

Ahhh..nothing like a glass of red wine and kicking some Repug ass on FB.

In Samoa, Drivers Switch to Left Side of the Road

Ode to a Folding Travel Chair

A-HA?

Swedish fashion. H&M. Really?

My girls don't start school until Sept. 23 and it's driving me crazy!

Google Monopoly

I am about to leave for vacation and my cat doesn't want me to go!

sweet! Just scored tickets to Janeane Garofalo

DU is getting hard for me.....

Mike Vick fans: 5 bags of dog food donated every time Vick is tackled.

Good movie: The Conversation Gene Hackman stars and Francis Ford Coppola directs

Good morning Lounge

Obama's health plan requires people over 40 to sell a kidney to get coverage.

Only 78 days until the War on Christmas begins..DU Agents are you ready?

How many Freepers does it take to change a light bulb?

TMZ takes aim at "man-shag" sported by David Schwimmer, beloved "Ross" from TV's beloved "Friends"

Saw the ISS & the shuttle last night

So I told the barista to make me the sweetest iced coffee drink they had...

Couple get married at 7-year-old son’s funeral

After 8 years on DU, I'm not going to ask for vibes, but I do have a last wish..

There is half of something in the driveway under my window.

Whoever it was that made a donation in my name....thank you very much

FYI, People.... Beijing is GREAT in September

People Are Strange

OH, FOR FUCK'S SAKE!

"In a state of desperation and loneliness," Jessica Simpson "secretly hooking up with" John Mayer

oh! maybe the day is turning around!

I'm beginning to think....

Any brick/block/stone masons here?

More bus stories from today..

Kid gets killed on tv show.

Photos: Celebrities Who Look-Alike

Bushwackers or Olsen Twins?

The only cure for Swine Flu (tm) are these tiny, miniature laser ray guns.

I am now posting from my new office!

Wild Monkey Sex

DU Song Of The Day

Now open: Live Audio/Video/Text Chat: Liberals and Progressives

High

A couple of LOLcatz

Great GCW post in GD!

Nice Garfield Minus Garfield today...

And if, if they take my stapler, I will, I will set this building on fire.

possible gross out warning: question related to gleeking

When most people see something (someone) beautiful, their first instinct is to control it

A picture for my 500th post..

22 Awesome Ways to Reboot Classic TV Shows

isn't it against DU rules

I woke up with this tune running through my head. PLEASE MAKE IT STOP!

Are narwhals played out?

Hi

It would be fun to be rich and eccentric if you could do this.

Little Dragon with Yukimi Nagano - Feather

Bad ass ring.

This is what happens when you're a smart-ass

PSA: Clik hear

How did you learn how to do what you do for a living?

only the cool kids got wear coral memo

I didn't realize it until yesterday, but in Shakespeare's time, mine was used for "my"...

Woo hoo! The Royal Mail is working again!

Neck massage before bed?

Does it feel like primary season to anyone else?

In other non presidential address news: US Open SPOILER

Your welcome.

Level 2 !! oops level three!

In Defcon 5 the Magistrate replaces "Sir" with "Fella".

FM radio fans, this is too fuckin cool.

Ellen DeGeneres Replacing Paula Abdul on Idol

I start school tomorrow.

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to GreenPartyVoter!! *******

Obama and Posada....both hit it out tonight

You know whats wrong with this country? I'll tell you whats wrong with this Country

Time to puke: Skank Jr sings "If the South Woulda Won"

Man Abuses Child Quietly Out Of Respect for Other Diners

Self-delete

Why are we at defcon-whatever?

Congratulations MorningGlow! 10,000 posts!

My question has been answered

Congratulations girl gone mad! 10,000 posts!

Congratulations progressoid! 15,000 posts!

Reference the sexist male and female to have ever lived!

Congratulations wndycty! 15,000 posts!

Man accused of flinging jellyfish on beachgoers

Congratulations Kerrytravelers! 20,000 posts!

Signature lines are currently shut off due to high traffic on I-95 thru Delaware!

Congratulations L. Coyote! 25,000 posts!

Study: Taller people 'happier'

Is it against DU rules

Bart the General.

Hey! Today is 09-09-09.

Gamers....if you were ever into it, what is your favorite Final Fantasy game?

Who's Josh Groban? Other than a mega-douchebag. I've already figured that out.

I want to create a teat that never dries.

I love the lounge!

I have wanted to ask the Lounge this question for a wile, so: The Beatles or The Stones

Mayday, Mayday!!! DU is going down...

I've been wanting to do this for years since I first heard this song

Today's Dumbass Story

man cave necessities

*Rumble* Oh shit this motherfucker is coming down. EVERYBODY RUUUUN!!!!!

Trapped Girls Updated Facebook Status instead of Calling for Help

They close the Lounge at Level 4 !!!!1!!1!1!!!

Sandra Rinomato needs to be shanked.

C'mon, that one doesn't even have an H in it.....

How to Look Good Naked...

Heaven is....

Rare tongue-eating parasite found

It's 80s music dedication time.

9-9-9

I @%$&# hate cover letters.

Heaven is NOT..........

My birthday is coming up later this month and I was wondering...

DU grammar police... what is the past tense of sneak? Is it sneaked or snuck?

Men have... needs.

How do you feel about public displays of affection?

Anyone watching the Pres?

My Piglet is gone

How many here never ate Wonder Bread.

A Request for Good Vibes

70's earworm song for today: "You Light up My Life" by Debbie Boone

I need a great recipe for a meatless lasagna

What Is Your Favorite One Hit Wonder?

Cat Shower - You GOTTA see this! Hilarious! Bwah! (video)

LOL...I still can't get to Joe Wilsons Website!

Dingell: Obama Made the Public Option More Viable with This Speech

The employer of the lobbyist with the "eye-patch underwear"

Five states hall of shame

I'm an Asshole.

I propose a punishment for Joe Wilson

Obama: I was too ambiguous on healthcare reform

Wilson Apologizes

Will the Republicans' crude behavior tonight negatively affect them ?

McCain just said on Larry King that Joe Wilson (Lie! rep) was out of order and should apologize!

The reaction to Rep. Wilson (Photo)

ANYBODY WANNA TALK ABOUT THE REPUBLICAN RESPONSE

Remember that if this shit was easy, it would have been done long ago....

Oh great, here we go, "Fed. Judge Carter sets Trial Date for Obama's Eligibility"

"By far, the best speech that President Obama has ever given"

So what was up with the papers the GOP nitiwits were holding up?

DU this WSJ poll

Well?

Yay!!!!! Big Ed is Happy!

This Health Care Bill Must PASS--KICK IT UP-NO PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS Denial of Coverage!!

Mr. President last November I worked from 5:00 AM to 10:30 PM in Ohio ...

Chambliss expects 'humility' from Obama

Axelrod just now: "He believes in the public option, he thinks it should be in the bill, and he will

We elected Mitt Romney as President?

If there isn't a strong public option in the final bill that lands on Obama's desk

Joe Wilson blasted by 2010 challenger - Democrat Rob Miller

For any still questioning about the public option.. I will repost

Honestly, do you think some around here are disappointed because the President was outstanding?

WaPo Eugene Robinson: Republicans Behaving Badly

Where's the public option?

Do it for Teddy...

Do people realize that under current plans most people can only select doctors

I so love Olberman. He dissed Boustany of Lousiana

Why do you think the diplomatic corps was there? I thought he'd call out how other countries do it.

Damn well right, THAT'S my President!

DU this MSNBC poll about Joe Wilson.....

Boustany knocked it out of the park!

Obama: 'If you misrepresent what's in the plan, we will call you out'

Chuck Todd gives progressives a week to give up public option "fetish"

Rep Joe Wilson will be on his knees begging for forgiveness

My wife just asked...what about "alternative" medicine?

ENOUGH about Joe Wilson already!

Wilson called Whitehouse to apologize

Republicans: You just got knocked the FUCK OUT! (c) Chris Tucker in Friday

"If you can't find affordable health care, the government will provide you with a choice"

Sent a tiny contribution to Barack Obama

Who else just got a letter from President Obama asking to contact

CNN POLL: Support for Obama's health care plans jumped 14 points among those who watched speech

Obama during primaries: "I don't believe there are a whole bunch of folks that won't get coverage"

Ya know what?? Howard Dean was right..

A good analysis - fivethirtyeight.com

State-of-the-Healthcare Speech: Final Thoughts (Nate Silver)

The truth wins every time ... 14 point bump pro HC reform post address

Any chance the Kucinich Amendment allowing States to have a single payer plan.....

Boycott Hilton Head until Wilson resigns, it is in his District. n/t

Joe Wilson's website is "down for maintenance"

Rob Miller v Joe Wilson (contribution sent)

Joe Wilson wasn't the only one yelling out rude comments, it

Are more Obama town meetings on deck?

Sherrod Brown: we're going to get a good public option to the President

Beware Those Who Want To Divide Us

So then, it'll be a Palin/Wilson ticket in 2012?

Open note to President Obama:

Yellow squares! Yellow squares! Just like old times!

Reaction from Grijalva, via TPM

"It would only be an option for those who don't have insurance. "

I really liked the speech, but what "important role" do insurance companies perform?

Republicans would rather listen to the voices in their heads than to a black president

The GOP and rightwingers are being outplayed at every hand by Obama, so their response is tantrums

What channel will you be watching the speech on tonight?

Tonight's best comment on Wilson (stolen from TPM)

I think Rep. Gohmert (Rtwit-Tyler) had a sign in his lap.

Tonight wasn't about health care or the slogan "Public Option" for the SCREAMERS here.

Make like Joe WIlson doesn't exist...

Obama's Speech: The Doctor Is In - A Powerhouse speech to Congress (David Corn)

Does ANYONE Believe That President Obama DID NOTTT Sell Out To BIG Insurance Tonight?

I think Bohner just soiled himself

Since malpractice only counts for one-one half of one percent, it is not such a bad bone to throw

Are there any comprehensive sources of info

Swamp Rat, Goddammit, We Need You!

Anybody checked what the freeper scum are saying about Wilson's heckling?

How will the Republican's antics play out for them?

On Rachel Maddow: Barney Frank

** Here's what's sad about the Repubs and their ignorant heckler **

So Obama DOES want to force everybody to be subject to the insurance companies

Small businesses will use private contractors in lieu of employees under Obamacare.

Steve Hildebrand, Obama's former deputy campaign manager who started the "Yes We Still Can"

***** LIVE SPEECH 9/9/09 THREAD 2 ********

Wilson apologizes: 'I let my emotions get the best of me'

Goddamn, What I Would Have Given To See Someone Call bu$h A LIAR

Republicans Heckle Obama for Providing Health Care, but Cheer Bush for Making War

Redstate.com calls Boustany's response "FAIL"

Rep. Boustany Hauled in $1.25 Million From Health and Insurance Industry

So, Bush LIES us into war and all politely sit. Obama gets called a liar while telling the truth

Joe Wilson in mid-heckle--

Frank Luntz just bent Sean Hannitys face, "...he's demonizing insurance companies & it might work"

Gees, almost forgot, time to get a drink..

Markos Moulitsas WARNS OBAMA On Health Reform: " PUBLIC OPTION Is Our Waterloo "

Single, double, triple or Homerun?

Beleaguered graduate student seeks the entire speech on video...

Did any Dems ever yell "Lie" at Bush during any of his speeches?

Anyone not care about Joe Wilson?

So the guy giving the response is a birther and has been sued for malpractice?

I wonder if Joe Wilson was armed

Wilson's mail boxes are full. Lets keep them that way for at least

Kennedy's Letter To The President

Ok, there's the door for those of you who say that speech wasn't good enough

Anyone remember Bill Clinton's speech given to Congress on health care 16 years ago? Here it is.

These birther/lifer/teabagger type of outbursts must be STOPPED or they will be TOPPED!

The single biggest takeaway should be that the Republican "answer" was

Check pelosi for weapons. She's gonna shoot the fucker who yelled out liar.

Consider giving Rep. Joe "You Lie" Wilson's Democratic opponent a couple of bucks.

Rep Dingell (MI)

Barack Obama has done it again

Brilliant Speeches then the reality of Exchanges, Co-Ops And Cop-Outs On Health Care Reform

What kind of hopeless amateur speech was that?

Rachel Maddow - Obama gave a defense of Liberalism

GOP response to the President's speech.

what was that line? We did not come to fear the future, we came here to shape it

"Grow the fuck up and act like adults"

Why do we give the assholes so much attention.....

I don't know about you

It was a multifacted speech. First of all, brilliant on many levels. Tough.

Joe Wilson, R-South Carolina, 2nd District...

When you were growing up, was there a picture of the President hanging somewhere in your school?

So like I was saying........

Public/Private Universities and Public/Private Health Insurance - The Perfect Analogy

Sludge splashes "YOU LIE" above the fold.

It's a really really bad idea . . .

Why do GOP replies to President Obama's speeches sound like they were written by dumbasses?

Is it any wonder Republicans didn't want little Johnny and Susie to hear Pres. Obama?

CNN confirms: Rep. Wilson the congressional heckler (IMAGE)

Mr. President, the decades of struggle were NOT for affordable universal INSURANCE...

Powerful, emotional speech and the Rethugs came off like babies.

Email Joe Wilson at......

Anyone have youtube link to "you're an a**hole" done for Bush?

The Republican Heckler was JOE WILSON: "You LIE!".... Contact Information Here:

Thank God that this man is the president

Jow Wilson's actions are the moral equivalent of the caning of Sen. Sumner

I trust you realize that if Dubyah could give a speech like

If my son was busy twittering during a class, he'd be in detention.

Keith to Joe Wilson: "Hey, apologize, resign, leave the country. It's your choice Goober."

Anyone else getting exhausted standing up and sitting down at home?

John McCain calls on America-hating Republican Joe Wilson to apologize

Call for formal CENSURE - Who yelled out LIE?

Contribute to Gop. Rep. Joe Wilson's opponent Rob Miller here through ActBlue

Who's the guy waving some paper??? nt

Looks like Joe WIlson's congressional website may have crashed

Who is this idiot on TV now??? A Republican?

President Obama SPANKED the Republicans! But I hear they like that.

Got me a new freeperism

Are folks forced to sign up for employer health plans?

FauxNews actually reported the "lie" outburst, Pelosi will not sanction...

John Dingell: "I think Dad would have been proud."

Who was the fucking Repuke who yelled out "Lie!"?

I do wish President Obama had gone over to Wilson (R-A-Hole-SC) and hugged him after the speech.

What was the bill/document the Republicans were holding up?

Obama didn't say X about Y therefore he failed and I hate him.

McCain said Wilson should apologize immediately

So how many Republicans do you think will vote for health care reform?

Does anyone else see big X's next to each of the posts?

I will teach this speech tomorrow - Can you all suggest some highlights?

I got here late, what happened with Joe Wilson?

"Totally disrespectful. No place for it in this setting or any other...should apologize immediately"

Victoria Kennedy

Do Republicans think their performance tonight is helping their cause?

Full Text Of Obama’s Big Health Care Speech

No Bobby Jindal tonight?

Jebus, even Pelosi's crying (like most of us) nt

General Sherman should have completely obliterated South Carolina in 1864-65

Keith, Rachel, DU and America should be very happy tonight..n/t

It's all about tort changes, ie getting rid of all medical judgments and any insurance liability.

MSM - Big News..."You Lie"

GOP's Site: It's "not permissible to use language that is personally offensive to the President"

How Long Will It Be Before The RW Talking Heads & Repugs Come To The Defense Of Joe Wilson?......

HOLEEE FUCK A DOODLE DOO!!! BOOH YAH! DAYUM. KICKIN PUB ASS.

The live chat-type thing is being streamed on Whitehouse site

Joe Wilson from South Carolina is the one who yelled "lies" reported by politico

Washignton Post: Obama to offer "nuanced support" for public option tonight

So, Charles Boustany tried to buy a lordship? How American of him.

Go ahead, Joe Wilson, run for prez in three years...

Did this dumbass listen to Obama's speech?

I STILL believe.................

If Rep. Boustany (R) LA thinks that health care costs should be lowered...

Charles Boustany is a "birther"? Good choice, Repukes! nt

Boustany is a birther, according to Keith.

I have to admit I agree with Rush Limbaugh on something he said today....

** BOBBY JINDAL 2.0 REPUG REBUTTLE THREAD **

I don't CARE what the Republicans are going to applaud or not applaud!

This Is Like Jordan Dropping 55 on the Knicks in the Garden

The Rules of the House of Representatives...

Time For A Potty Break Everybody!

A brilliant speech!

Signs???

OK...the knuckledragger rebuttal has begun

Obama on fire tonight, cha'll....

TEXT: Obama’s Health Care Speech to Congress

He's left us so high, how do we come down to earth after that? nt

Was that dumbass Cantor dweeb tweeting? nt

His support for the public option was nuanced alright

At the speech, what are some of those guys waving?

*points and laughs at Republicans*

Well, Obama actually seems to be a Democrat tonight - He had me

"But I will not back down on the basic principle...

COme on DU - who shouted out LIE? pull strings and find out!

He is letting the pukes HAVE IT!!!

How's That Humility Working for You Saxby?

Will the president's address be on MSNBC?

"Won't back down" This Man Parses Words With The Best Of Them

I wonder how many seniors will be against this?

Can we give a prize to the first DUer who identifies the asshat who yelled, '"lie?"

Obama just called the pukes out on their 10 years of FAIL..

somewhere some cable TV bookers are going insane trying to figure out who yelled "lie"

Palin...CARE TO HAVE ME REMOVE OBAMA'S OTHER FOOT FROM YOUR ASS?

Affordable choice, yes yes yes...nt

Fuck the bipartisan bullshit..repukes = FAIL..

YES! He fucking called them out!!!

did someone just yell out LIE

You see the way Michelle looks at Obama???

I think there's a drunk Repug or two in the crowd. Disgusting....n/t

Did you see that? Repuke Congressman just shouted "LIES!"

I think that shot of Boehner showed him seething with hatred.

** LIVE WATCH THREAD 9/9/09 SPEECH **

Draft Your LBJ Speech, Mr. President. Great explanation of the problem - CORPORATE solution

If you want to know what happens when you don't scrap a bad system

Not that it matters, but Michele Obama looks absolutely gorgeous tonight.

Chambliss: Obama Better Show Humility In Speech To Congress

GRASSLEY - you OLD FUCK. You want help removing Obama's foot from your ass?

I do not favor insurance companies to be included in the legislation

Obama has forced the wingnuts to give standing ovations at least twice.

It's Good Strategy For Obama To NOT Draw A Line On The PO Tonight

Leaders of Congressional Black Caucus and civil rights groups demand inclusion of public option

Forgive me for posting so much

Obama's wearing the same tie as he did during the SOTU

THE OBAMA PLAN: STABILITY & SECURITY FOR ALL AMERICANS

Republicans and some Democrats want Americans to suffer without quality health care. nt

Stand up for that one...".will be the last"....

Someone talk me down, please; Obama speech excerpts do NOT address Public Option

He's not even going to rule out co-ops

Speech will be shown at whitehouse.gov, then live chat.

Rep.Barney Frank: Dem-only health bill completely legitimate

Rep. Maxine Waters, " It is time for the President to leave the republicans

I absolutely agree with what Rachel just said.

Almost show time.. I'm all giddy!

Serious question: If there's no public option, what is the reform exactly?

Help me understand 'birther'?

The republicans have fucked themselves and they know it. Tonight they lose.

I think Harkin may be good as a replacement on Ted Kennedy's committee

"Just Words, Just Speechs" (OR) Kevin Nealon's Subliminal Man?

BIG ED to Max Baucus: "SHUT-UP, you don't get it YOU OLD GOAT!"

AP poll from October 22, 2008...."AP presidential poll: All even in the homestretch"

"You will not be able to choose your doctor"

On the President’s Guest List Tonight

Think Obama will wear one of those radio thingies tonight?

I am going to liveblog the speech tonight...

Email from David Axelrod says that after the speech there will be a live chat w/

Act Blue: Obama campaign staffers, volunteers/contributors launch NYT full page ad for Public Option

Todd Rokita and the $110,000 question!

Prediction: some here will love tonight's speech, some will dislike it and

White House Talking Points On Obama’s Speech: Republicans Need To Put Up Or Shut Up

Rukavina will run for governor

Jane Norton Files "Exploratory Committee" Papers

I gotta believe that there are a bunch of guys at CNN, WaPo, and other news sites

NY-23: A Three-Way Race?

Tonite is the nite.... RED MEAT!!!

Some good news on the economy.

NC-Sen: Elaine Marshall Set to Run

What sacrificial lamb will the GOP send to respond to the Presidents speech tonight?

Are Woolsey, Grijalva and Waters any match against Obama, Pelosi, Reid and Baucus?

"Snake in the Grassley"

Clinton: LBJ "quit at Medicare and Medicaid, because he knew how hard it was..."

Tell President Obama: Glenn Beck Doesn't Speak for Me

TPM says Chuck Schumer favors using some reconciliation, but doesn't think much of 'trigger option'

Obama Health Care Speech: Text Excerpts

So far today, Robert Gibbs, Valerie Jarrett and Olympia Snowe are talking BIPARTISAN BILL...

Whose arms is Rahm twisitng?

White House Adviser: Obama’s Speech Will Frame Choice Between Real Reform And Status Quo

Good Luck with your speech this evening, President Obama!

Excerpts from the President's speech (Politico)

How much has Obama spent?

Sen. Snowe speaks for the Party of No

Robert Gibbs Takes Shots at Fox on Morning Show.

This campaign finance ruling coming before the SC...

NYT's MoDo on Obama: Less Spocky, More Rocky

I am going to have a robust salad followed by robust coffee before the robust speech

Could we just wait for the speech and listen? This place is acting

It has been 16 years! Since a Democratic President, addressing Congress

President Obama's health care speech will lack demand for public option

The Cheney International Center at the University of Wyoming

8th grader: "I forged a note to get out of Obama's speech."

I just wish somebody, ANYBODY would go Bullworth in D.C.

Obama to say there will be no public option at all

Does anyone care to read the POS Max Baucus "FRAMEWORK FOR COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH REFORM"?

Howard Dean coming up on Crossfire nt

Olbermann's statement from last Friday's Countdown

I am thinking of breaking arms (figuratively not literally) of those

Obama will call for the Pubic Option and chuckle like Beavis

Kennedy family to be at Obama speech in Pelosi box

Senate pays tribute to Ted Kennedy

Robert Reich: Why a "trigger" for the public option is nonsense

Obama must vow to veto any plan without a public option.

Baucus Plan Would Gut State-Level Insurance Industry Regulation

White House Talking Points On Obama’s Speech: Republicans Need To Put Up Or Shut Up

I have been disappointed, at times, as I imagine a lot of folks here have been as well about

Should posters who declare they no longer support Obama...

Massive DU kudos to mystieus!

After tonight's speech I have a feeling I'll be....

Obama must leave us with a mission tonight

**** ENOUGH!! ****

AP--GfK Poll: Obama Disapproval On Health Care Up To 52 Percent

McDonnell (Homophobe-VA) on whether he has ever engaged in sodomy: "Not that I can recall."

Obama takes responsbility for leaving "too much ambiguity out there"

Poll finds SOARING support for US Foreign policy in Europe.

Did Adults Learn Anything From Obama Speech Controversy?

Tell President Obama: Glenn Beck Doesn't Speak for Me

"Fed survey shows U.S. recession may be over" - Politico gnashes teeth while passing on the news

Dear Mr. President...

Would it be acceptable to you if Obama just states his support of the Public Option but

Mr President, the bipartisan approach has failed.

One request tonight, Mr. President

MA-Sen: Coakley Leads Primary Pack, Mihos Won't Get In

"Specter Gets Support for Health Reform"

Am I the only one who just is a little more hopeful when Obama is photographed with the Big Dawg

No Public Option - a graphic poem

The GOP Nitters are exactly like BED BUGS and SCABIES

We are going to have to develop a brand new "warning" system for the President

Neither Fox nor Fox News appear to be running the President's speech tonight.

A public option is to health care as a 401K is to Social Security.

Kay Bailey Hutchison: Pelosi throws gauntlet on Public Option and puts pressure on Obama

Baucus to begin markup week of Sept. 21st

Its past 10:00, Have we heard anything from Baucus?

Coakley Leads in Race to Replace Kennedy

Roger Hickey's got it exactly right

Democrats and Montanans,

Obama Restores European Confidence in U.S., Leaves Skeptical Minds in Poll

If Hawaii were to secede, would Obama still be president? (humor)

If 'Public Option' is in the speech tonight, it is in for good.

at the risk of being labeled a "SOCIALIST"...

My 13 Year Old Son's Take On Obama's Speech Yesterday

Obama gets boost from American Medical Association - backs health care reform

Is this the "death panel" Palin & ilk speak of?

Obama seeks to block record mountaintop removal permit

What is it with these guys.... They lie through their teeth, get caught, and then

What is this "maybe we need more republican rule for the people to really wake up" argument?

Why are people so enthusiastic about reconciliation?

Gibbs on FauxNews: I hope viewers watch "reality of what's going on in America" than reality show "

Rep. Jean Schmidt Tells Birther: ‘I Agree With You’ (ThinkProgress)

Poll finds soaring European support for US policy

Dramatic decline in Credit Card debt...and a rise in the number of Mortgage applications

Universal Medicare or defeat?

Obama's speech tonight will prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that he in fact is the antichrist!

Huffington Post: Stay in School, and Other Socialist Propaganda

Presidential Address on Health Care Reform

Obama may pay visit to Twin Cities for health care talk

Obama speech vs American television, entertainment...

America needs OBAMA, The Community Activist

Joe Watkins: Obama is too charismatic to speak to the kids of America (Video)

Are you going to DC October 10th-11th for the National Equality March?

Look, I'm trying to keep my cool but I didn't knock on doors for fines, mandates, and no PO

Obama made it clear that a trigger and co-ops are not a substitute for a public option.

"While I disagree with the President’s statement, my comments were inappropriate and regrettable."

GOP sponsored single-payer guaranteed Health Care in Iraq, but not in US

Do you support forced insurance premiums on Americans like car insurance? As Pres Obama just said?

SC Sec of Ed's sex writings: The crime is the quality of her writing

President Obama should invite Joe Wilson (R) over to the oval Office...

"YOU LIE" was the best thing that could have happened in that speech tonight.

WSJ !!!!! : GOP Rep. Joe Wilson: Presidential Heckler

So it looks like we trade tort reform for public option. That's what I took from it.

PHOTO Caption it? (Sept 9)

It was Rep. Joe Wilson who called the President a liar.

Some quick CNN Poll results

Kerry Testifies at State House for Full Representation for Massachusetts in United States Senate

DON'T HECKLE MY PRESIDENT. BLAST THAT BASTARD

The most obvious thing I noticed in the speach...

Post a picture of a baby animal. Give your resident Bertha a smile.

how is Medicare for all going to work if everyone who has Medicare...

So, Please Make It SIMPLE For Me: Will We Get A Public Option?

Psst. There's a MONEYBOMB going on!

Welcome Back, Candidate Obama!

Bye-Bye, Single-Payer. HR 676 is now a moot point. Thanks, Obama

I hearby call for a public option to REC (& kick) THIS THREAD if you thought it was a great speech

My biggest issue with this bill is it will take 4-5 years to kick. This worries me,

*The Pickup Truck* Tonight's poem at the open mic...

Stop My Benefits Dot Com! Now anyone can end their socialized, government-run healthcare benefits!

When I hear the POTUS' speech, I already know that I will hate it!

Caption this picture from tonight...

What about those of us who are already on a "public option"?

PHOTO Caption it (Barack & Bill, Sept 9)

Blow by blow of Rep heckling, signs, shouts etc during speech

Fabulous speech but he still threw us under the bus. Especially women

Why is EVERY Hate Post for Rahm Emanuel...

The Republicans had a chance to join Camelot and instead take the boat to Lilliput

America needs OBAMA, The Community Activist

Progressives Begin To Wobble On Public Option Commitment

Reid Takes Swipe At “Gang Of Six,” Suggests GOP Not Acting “In Good Faith”

Palin's price tag set at $25,000

NY Times Reporter Kidnapped By Taliban Rescued

Google Monopoly

AP photographer gets subpoena in Katrina probe

Iraq fraud inquiry focuses on retired Army colonel

NATO investigating civilian deaths; alcohol banned

Toyota to hire contract workers

Reps' notes suggest sales irregularities on Lilly drug

Obama to Endorse Public Plan in Speech

'GMA' Obama Exclusive: 'We Intend to Get Something Done'

Wexler hedges on opposition to bill without public option

Scrutiny Spreads to '03 McDonnell Remarks

ND audit: $35K party, $15M bonuses at Blue Cross Blue Shield

Gibbs: Public option still on table on health care

EU trio call for UN Afghan summit

Japan Falls as Yen Strengthens

I'm scheduling Skittles for a much needed ass-kicking...

Obama to Endorse Public Plan in Speech

WA judge rejects challenge to vote on gay benefits

Baucus to Bring Health Bill Before Committee Next Week

Specter will 'emphatically' sell Obama on public option

Aquino’s Son to Seek Philippines Presidency

China mine blast death toll hits 42; 37 trapped

Senate appropriators decide against cash for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter engine

'Culture Olympics' open in South Korea

Boeing:China To Account For 40% Of Asia Orders In Next 20 Yrs

Apple CEO Jobs on stage, discusses transplant (First public appearance since surgery)

Malaysia gov't report: Loggers raped Borneo girls

Bone found near Garrido home is 'probably human,' expert says

Supreme Court arguments under way in campaign case

GOP Picks One-Time "Birther" To Rebut Obama's Health Care Speech

(Rep.) Hoekstra denied access to Guantanamo

Nato lorries torched in Pakistan

'Inside the Mind of Mark Foley': Disgraced GOP Congressman Turned Talk Radio Host

Survivor of Philippine ferry disaster is rescued after 30 hours adrift

Aero-Mexico plane hi-jacked, with threats to blow up plane

Report: Bin Laden met with Pakistan leader

Sailor Jessica Watson hits bulk carrier before solo round the world voyage

White House Talking Points On Obama’s Speech: Republicans Need To Put Up Or Shut Up

Malaysian Chinese couples tie knot in '999' mass wedding

Iran Nearing `Dangerous' Breakthrough in Building Nuclear Bomb, U.S. Says

Schumer on reconciliation: Let's use it whenever we can.

US Job Openings Fall To Lowest Level In 9 Years

ANYBODY WANNA TALK ABOUT THE REPUBLICAN RESPONSE

Malays charged over cow protest

Rare tongue-eating parasite found

ICC prosecutor eyeing war crimes in Afghanistan

Wilson Apologizes

Beige Book: US economic outlook 'optimistic'

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday September 9

THE CIA: Complaint about Peruvian spy no longer `secret'

California Legislature passes health reform, but the governor may not

Obama Vows To Deliver on Health Care

OC Assemblyman In Bed With Lobbyist . . . No, Literally In Bed

Dalai Lama receives human rights award

11 accused of faking voter registration cards in Miami-Dade

Police raid ends hijacking in Mexico; 1 arrested

Grassley warns Obama not to attack Republicans tonight

Iraqi shoe thrower Muntazer al-Zaidi inundated with offers and gifts

Secret Service ends inquiry into threats against Obama on conservative talk radio show in Fla.

Treasury: Millions more foreclosures coming

Fanatic hijacked Mexican plane after 'revelation'

U.S. Citizen Arraigned on Charges of International Sex Tourism

Bellingham WA offers key to 'Daily Show' host (after Mount Vernon's Glenn Beck pick)

Sen. Baucus: Public option a no-go

Madoff, Caught on Tape, Reveals Ways to Dodge SEC

In Speech, Obama Will Not Insist on Public Option

Sen. Kennedy Widow To Sit With First Lady Tonight

South Florida sees upswing in family trips to Cuba (travel ban removed for Cuban Americans)

Obama Remains Popular in Europe, Poll Shows

Duvall resigns following sex scandal

Wilson apologizes: 'I let my emotions get the best of me'

Obama heckled by GOP during speech to Congress

US Sen Boxer:Climate Bill To Include Nuclear-Pwr Measure

Court signals it may loosen campaign spending

French Air Force general now in charge of NATO's strategic command

Hundreds of AT&T Union Members Sent Home Without Pay (4 wearing protest t-shirts)

Minor stroke puts Keillor in hospital

GOP Rep. Tells Uninsured Man Things Worked Out Well, Despite Bankruptcy

President Obama's Message for America's Students

Olbermann contrasting Obama's school speech with Fox News lunacy

Rachel Maddow: The Right Wing's "Schoolhouse Crock"

"Guarding The Hen House" - a child's health care parable

9/8 -- Rachel 'I don't make deals on what I cover' Maddow RE: WND Nutters

Obama 's Speech To Schoolchildren

Healthcare Reform & Americas Real Euthanasia Program

9th Grader Asks Obama A 'Personal Question' At School Speech Event

Are the Vaxers a Threat to National Security?

"Lord Boustany" to give Health Care Reform speech GOP response

Thom Hartmann -With the scalping of Van Jones should we now consider Glenn Beck a cult leader? (2/2)

Army captain files suit over Obama’s citizenship status; Orly Taitz representing soldier

Glenn Beck: Van Jones Is Now An Iceberg And MORE DANGEROUS!

Glenn Beck: Van Jones Is Now An Iceberg And MORE DANGEROUS!

Grassley Defends His 'Pull The Plug On Grandma' Comments

THE REPUBLICAN RACIST PARTY !!!

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Mercilessly Rips Into America's "Coal Barons"

Another Divisive Intolerant Self righteous Christian

Thom Hartmann - With the scalping of Van Jones should we now consider Glenn Beck a cult leader? (1/2

Lancaster students watch Obama's back-to-school address

Fox Already Foaming at the Mouth Over Moore's

Thom Hartmann - Did the photo of the dead Marine show a Heroic act or senseless sacrifice?

Civil War Is Under Way In The US

Thom Hartmann - Why does America have the most sick & twisted healthcare in the developed world?

FOX News = Mixed Messages

DNC - Republicans Want To End Medicare

Financial Crisis Revisited - Political Satire Song by The Astroturf

Rachel Maddow: Say Hello To Past Republican "Czars"

Dissecting Michael Steele

TYT: Letting Van Jones Go Right Now Was A Terrible Decision & Here's Why

McCain: Supremes Extreme Naivete, Disconnect Reality Unlimited $$$ Influence in Politics

[ barelypolitical ] - Rush Limbaugh's Punchout

FOX News is Blind to GOP Racism

Obama Cites His Mom's Example of US Health Care Woes

Rupert Murdoch On Fox Hiring Don Imus

Obama Health Care Address: 30 Million Cannot Get Coverage

That's Gay: Gayngels

TYT: Some Top Democrats Bail On Public Option - Find Out Why

Obama Health Care Address: Death Panels Are 'A Lie, Plain & Simple'; Congressmember Yells Out

Obama Health Care Address: Time For Bickering Is Over

President Obama "We Have Pulled The Economy Back From The Brink"

Obama Health Care Address: Can't Drop for Pre-Existing Condition

Frank Zappa on Registering to Vote (extended clips)

Obama Health Care Address: Sen. Kennedy Letter

Congesssmember Yells 'You Lie!' at President Obama During Health Care Address

Obama Health Care Address: Exchange in 4 Years, Pre-Existing Conditions

Robert Reich discusses the public option..September 8

Olbermann: Alaska Blogger Shannyn Moore on Palin Dinner Auction 'Guano-Crazy'

TYT: The Back Story of How Right-Wing Groups Got Van Jones Fired/Made Him Resign

Obama Health Care Address: President on Public Option 'Only a Means to That End'

max keiser interviewed on Russia Today; doomsday in US, gold going up, post 9-11 Fed. policy actions

Mortgage servicers will be sued: Ohio attorney general

Obama Booed & Rep Wilson Yells 'You Lied' Reform & Illegal Aliens!

John McCain calls on Rep. Joe Wilson to apologize immediatly

CAUGHT ON TAPE!!.....CA Assemblyman Michael Duvall; HOT MIC convo about sex 'a lot' and 'spanking'

Keith Olbermann's "Worst Person" - Rep Joe Wilson For Calling President Obama A Liar

Rep. Barney Frank on Obama's Health Care Joint Session Of Congress

Heckler At Obama Speech to Congress: 'You Lie!'

CEO Don Blankenship @ Friends of America Rally

The Shock Doctrine (film based on Klein's book)

Duvall removed from committee after vulgar comments caught on tape

DEBTORS REVOLT BEGINS NOW!

‘Indoctrination’? Look who’s guilty (Idaho Mountain Express)

Could Texas's Gingrich-Based High School History Curriculum Go National?

When crazy was common (Sun Chronicle)

A Health Care Speech from September, 16 Years Ago

Exposing Huge Hidden Profits of A Non-Profit Hospital, Part Two

How Mike Huckabee's Evangelical Creds Helped Him Avoid the GOP's Collapse

Guest Post: How Bad Will Unemployment Get, And What Can We Do About It?

Krugman's Right About Mandate v. Public Option

Obama Brainwashes Vulnerable Children’s Minds: Ann Woolner

Priceless: How The Federal Reserve Bought The Economics Profession

Tea Bagger Bus Company Sued Over Fire That Killed 23

In These Times: In and Out of the Working Class

Tony Blair Visits the "Late Show"

Obama Must Reclaim The Debate (Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation, 9/8)

Morality, Trust, Community, and the End of Attack Politics

Michael Moore's 'Capitalism' Flick Rips into Crimes of Wall Street

FPI (re-branded PNAC) Ropes In Liberal Interventionists After All

Town Hallers Angry Over Obama's Speech to Their Representatives

A Modest Proposal to End Socialism

Reforming Healthcare Is Way Cheaper Than Bush's Tax Cuts

Far right sending sad message (Pensacola News Journal)

Why Do Consumers Accept Debit Card Abuse?

Mother Jones: Blackwater Contractor Saw Killing Iraqis as 9/11 Payback

The Conning of the Average White Southerner: A Venerable Tradition

An interesting commentary on the West's paranoid geopolitical posturing. I say

'High-Tech Lynching' of Van Jones Signals McCarthyism Alive and Well

"Britain flounders in world table of banks confidence" is the heading of this article

This Story is NOT About Sarah Palin

Is VA GOP Candidate Robert McDonnell Afraid to Admit to a Blow Job?

Tightening the Corporate Grip: The Stakes at the Supreme Court

Hoffa: Colombia doesn't deserve anti-worker trade pact

Message to a Racist

WE'VE WAITED TOO LONG ALREADY-Freedom Through Association & Action-

Why the Wars (& Wall St. Bailouts) Roll on: Campaign Money From Outside Cong. District

Smear, queer and fear -- the essence of 'Ratfucking,' the GOP modus operandi since Nixon

A New Movement: Health Care as a Civil Right By Dennis Kucinich

We Want the Public Option by Jane Hamsher

President Obama's speech to schools: Viewer comments

Why the Secret Service and FBI Must Investigate Threats Against Obama

GOP Lawmaker's Graphic Sex-Bragging Caught On Tape

Baucus Co-Op Plan “Authored” By Ex-Wellpoint VP Matches July 31 Mike Ross Blue Dog Amendment

Sister Souljah Speaks: Obama and the Crazies of the Left and Right...

Israeli PM Pays Secret Visit To Russia: Report

No Public Option Means Hundreds of Billions in New Assets for Giant Health Companies

Barack Obama hits back at healthcare plan critics

GOP rebuttal to President Obama's speech before Congress

Congressman Joe Wilson Claims Pre-Existing Condition: Tourette's!

British Lessons on Health Care Reform (New Eng Jour Med)

Better Dead Than Red : Burn Your Medicare Card in Protest

Michael Moore's 'Capitalism' Flick Rips into Crimes of Wall Street

Joe Wilson Claims He Actually HELPED National Unity

Wasted... The enormous anti-Bush attitude throughout the country that swept team Obama into WH

Anna Deveare Smith's OpEd piece made me mad, and then...

Czar Wars: How did a term for Russian royalty work its way into American government?

What-ifs and Worst Cases: We Still Win (Eventually)

The big honking flaw in the health care bill

At Last Dobson Is Done In By the Truth By Frank Schaeffer

US Girl Scouts prepare for war, pestilence

Medicare Part E: Everybody

Robert Scheer: A 9/11 Reality Check

Drumbeat: September 9, 2009

Tornado threat increases as Gulf hurricanes get larger

The Right Wing Attack Machine Behind the Van Jones Affair

NSIDC Update - August Winds Helped Slow Sea Ice Loss; Still On Track For 3rd-Lowest Extent On Record

Giant Rats, Fanged Frogs - Scientists Find 40+ New Species In New Guinea Volcanic Crater - Guardian

CA Legislature Prepared To Issue Environmental Waivers For New LA NFL Stadium

Nearly 600 Sites In 35 States (Usually) Contain Coal Ash - 34 Spills In Past 10 Years

EPA Will DumpThree TX Air-Quality Permitting Systems; Not In Compliance With Clean Air Act

Pacific Walrus Will Be Reviewed For Federally Protected Status, Thanks To Projected Sea Ice Loss

Here's a real breakhrough on LED lighting technology

Great Bears Missing From Great Bear Rainforest This Year - But Trophy Hunt Scheduled for 9/10 - ENS

Green Walls Growing To New Heights

EPA's Chesapeake Bay restoration strategy due today

EPA Proposes to Disapprove Texas Changes to Air Permitting Program

Coalition Launches Campaign to Pass Climate Bill

Developing World's Energy Needs Set Stage for Fight

The Easiest Way to Fight Global Warming?—Simply cleaning up soot could work wonders for the climate.

Manure, HD TVs Among Greenhouse Gas Sources to Watch

Floating challenge for offshore wind turbine—world's first full-scale floating wind turbine

Biomimetic Buildings

Navy to fly jets fueled by algae, oilseed crop

Royal Society Researchers - North Sea Cod Finished Thanks To Water Temps, W or W/O Fishing Bans

Russia's Newest Energy Proposal - Burning Peat, W. Potential Release Of Up To 113 Gigatons Carbon

Google plans new mirror for cheaper solar power

Bright idea or sci-fi?—Experts meet to discuss feasibility of harvesting solar power in space…

Game of the week(Based on AP top 25 rankings) Who wins?

The smallmen once again waste a fine effort by their starting pitcher and lose

NYC man to be charged for Nadal on-court kiss

(Week 2 Bottom 10 Rankings - College Football) Rocked band's ticket to ride

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Tuesday, Spetember 8)

Emmitt offers dire prediction for Cowboys

I'm SHOCKED this hasn't been posted yet, Favre "may not" be up for all 16 games

The Little Men are watching the season pass them by.

Which quarterback-wide receiver duo was or is the best ?

NFL Week One Picks (with point spreads)

U.S.-Cuba dialogue team envisioned (by Bill Richardson, between Miami exiles and Cuba)

Brazil in 'fugitive haven' fight

At BoRev: Trailer for Oliver Stone's film "South of the Border" (on Chavez & the Rev)

THE CIA: Complaint about Peruvian spy no longer `secret'

Sekaggya to check Colombia rights record

Hoffa: Colombia doesn't deserve anti-worker trade pact

South Florida sees upswing in family trips to Cuba

Father of a FARC hostage asks for Chávez's mediation

El Frente Nacional Taking it International – Meeting October 8-10, 2009, Teguz

Zelaya: Returning Honduras to Democratic and Constitutional Order

Colombia's Uribe signs his own re-election bill

DUers, this is, by far, the most enlightening forum here.

Anybody seen this? OUCH Stupid kids.

Obstacle to peace

Four years after Katrina NOPD finally investigated

Hamas produces and smuggles weapons: Meshaal

Israel: anti-assimilation ads yanked over uproar

Israel's war on Gaza killed 252 children, report claims

9 Sept. 2009: B'Tselem publishes complete fatality figures from Operation Cast Lead

Jewish Leaders Converging On D.C. For Advocacy Day On Iran

Rights group: Most Gazans killed in war were civilians

Car jackings gone bad...

UNRWA asked to teach Holocaust, defy Hamas

What prevents peace?

(Boy) Scouts to no longer bring penknives on camping trips (UK)

Today in Labor History Sept 9, 16 striking Filipino workers on the Hawiian island killed by police

Chicago Labor Organizes Tribute Fundraiser For Helmets To Hardhats "Wounded Warriors"

Lynagh's, where I drank my lunch today.

Shooting Up - Follow-up Report

Shooting Up and the 12 Steps

When I'm back home I won't have these environs...I show them now because I like them

Need upload help!

After Hubble Repair, New Images From Space

B&W City skyline

Went to work and found out it was my last day....

Image of the Day: The Creative Evolution of Darwin's "Origin of the Species"

Using Insects To Test For Drug Safety

The royal road to belief: science. No surprise there. A large majority of its most innovative

A skull that rewrites the history of man

NASA releases amazing new Hubble images

In honor of Muserider and TXwhitedove tell us about a straight person who helped you through

Dems To Introduce DOMA Repeal in House

The fourth permanent judge on American Idol was announced today... and shes gay

The LGBT community knows all about speeches

Pretend and Spend and Success will Come.

They're moving on down

Question for the gay men on the board: If you read an article that said....

Cheer Up Folks the Recession is over...again

Thanks Corporate America for helping out your feed bag

Treasury sees millions of more foreclosures

Dr. Housing Bubble 09/08/09

Priceless: How The Federal Reserve Bought The Economics Profession

Big Firms Are Quick to Collect, Slow to Pay

Why some economists could see it coming (Financial Times)

Current Economic Conditions

WSJ: Income Gap Shrinks in Slump at the Expense of the Wealthy

So what they want is the status quo....

There's a company which advertises their lower costs because "we eliminate the middleman"

Spoken emailed and faxed

A new insurance company commercial....

A new insurance company commercial....

A fact to push in the health care battle - physicians spend more time fighting with

Sick and Wrong

its time to go nuclear

Will Treating Depression Treat Heart Disease?

Republican Responders

Prions of chronic wasting disease are spread in feces & persist for long periods in soil

New malaria, Plasmodium knowlesi from monkeys, 'poses human threat'

I wonder who paid this newspaper off.

Bed sharing by couples is 'bad for your health'

Beautiful World Music

any 9-9-9 stories to share?

Shift of The Ages (film)

Global BrainPaint

*** Atreyu Come HOME! ~ help & vision thread :)

A little pabulum for our "scientismificist" friends: The royal road to belief: science.

The Future That Brought Her Here.

Man is hard-wired to believe. Many of the most fierce atheists are "superstitious.

What's your opinion on magnet schools ? (and my situtation)

Pickled radishes............

Well, the visit is over, sadly.

'member all that talk of a temp alarm on freezers?

Is it fall yet?

Nestles Chocolate Morsels

Has it occurred to anyone yet that the term "truther" is no better than

Looking for any china painters in Taylor Texas area

Rec this up

DeLay news

There ia another anti-Texas thread in GD.

Dallas goes for 23 days without a single homicide

Liberian Girl!

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