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Archives: October 25, 2010

NY Times reports that the Parents Television Council is crumbling

For those who enjoy a story about the fall of a true asshole in government

Hugh Shelton and Colin Powell....You can still kiss my ass...

The idiocy of election reporting

The idiocy of election reporting

I was talking to a moderate Dem friend of mine at the gym the other day...

Removed by popular demand.

Clinton got impeached for a blow job and these two Koch suckers go free!

Are you a fuddyduddy or a kewlcat?

So, more revelations about ginning up the "evidence to justify the Bush Wars

So, more revelations about ginning up the "evidence to justify the Bush Wars

Which of the following will be the media narrative after the election?

News from France -- Le Monde

Nate Silver still sticking to the enthusiasm gap line

Seymour Hersh Reports On A Big 2001 American Intelligence Failure

US-Pakistan embrace a fillip for peace

Life In Afghanistan: War By The Numbers

Asia Times: The heat's on private contractors

The RW & TPs on corporations

What are some positive racist stereotypes?

Jakarta set on military shopping spree

Fiat would benefit from shutting Italian factories: CEO

The Nixonian Henchmen of Today: at the NYT

There Really Is No Excuse Not To Vote. It's Easy- And A Lil Story

Michigan And Claifornia National Guards Now Being Investigated For Fraud

Michigan And Claifornia National Guards Now Being Investigated For Fraud

Since when is 8 points behind a "dead heat"?

'Helping hand' seen behind leaks

Gitmo case may test U.S. on secrecy over plea deals

Falling Into the Chasm-Paul Krugman

The Cool Ruler, Gregory Isaacs died this morning

Guardian - Iraq War Logs: Key Findings

Edwin Fry's Poodle, Buddy Tough, Euthanized After 73-Year-Old Tries To Free Him From Pound

Edwin Fry's Poodle, Buddy Tough, Euthanized After 73-Year-Old Tries To Free Him From Pound

Heads-Up - Rachel Maddow On The Today Show

Pro-Republican Groups Prepare Big Push at End of Races

United States Continues Deporting Veterans

In a midterm election, the conservative districts are most vulnerable

USAID Has Their Panties In A Twist Over Private Security Companies In Afghanistan

25 may have been killed in Afghanistan airstrike

Like something out of a horror movie

Bill Clinton Campaigns For Tarryl Clark In Minnesota

Without wars.....

Hiring picture gets a little brighter

Government seeks to crush strike of Foxconn workers in India

Challenging SEIU's collusion with Kaiser

Challenging SEIU's collusion with Kaiser

State pensions: ministers plan to pay £140 a week

This serial killer really knows how to dodge responsibility for any of his actions.

Krugman: Not all debt is the same (or bad)

19 Reasons Pot Should Be Legal

US Navy Fucks Active Duty Service Members Out Of Tuition Assistance

Hack Gregory - it would be tremendous

Pentagon's press spinner on MSNBC

Former Marine chief doubts Afghan timetable

OK I'm now speechless

Federal Bailout Recipients (Incl Some That Still Owe $$$ To Gov) Are Shelling Out $$$ To Repubs

NYC Bedbugs Scaring Off Tourists

Yesterday I Talked Three People Into Voting Dem Next Week.......

Email we just got. Baby steps. But steps nonetheless

We should always elect the best & the brightest we can find!

wisdom on Meet the Press?

The LGBT community needs to carefully weigh their options. If they refuse to vote and help the

informative email from John Kerry

informative email from John Kerry

I heard a major Republican pundit say on Meet the Press that the ONLY

Afghan Leader Admits His Office Gets Cash From Iran

Afghan Leader Admits His Office Gets Cash From Iran

"We carpet-bombed for two months in 82 races, now it's sniper time."

Iran's continuing war against women

Don't political billboards have to include the same disclosure about who paid for the message

Chicago Parents Occupy Elementary School Building to Prevent Demolition

Why Karzai readily admits receiving bags of Iranian cash

Did anyone see the woot shirt today?

Did anyone see the woot shirt today?

"When I was a child, I was told anyone could become president. I'm starting to believe that is true

Time to reboot our push for global Internet freedom

Williams supported Imus Firing, Censoring of Rap Music

Witches Say Beer’s O.K., but Lose the Fire and Stake

Afghan President Karzai: Bush knew we were getting bags of cash from Iran

No No No Nooooo!

Federal Bailout Recipients Are Shelling Out The Cash For Republicans (GM)

What If?

For those who were here at the time were most DUers for or against invading Afghanistan?

Social Conservative Robocall Drops 'Homosexual' Reference Ten Times In Attacking Democrat

Ohio Department of Education ruins the best thing about winter.

Sink up 4.6 points above Scott -- Florida Governor Race

For those of you who are disenchanted with the democratic party..

Small business owners - Question about NFIB

The Rude Pundit: We Haven't Even Begun to See the Destruction the GOP Will Do (Part 1)

2:00 EST - live webcast of Daniel Ellsberg & Julian Assange

The Myth That Al-Qaeda Was Present In Saddam-era Iraq Has Been Busted By Wikileaks' Iraq War Logs

Rest in peace, Gregory Isaacs

Rep Tim Holden suspends campaign to tend for his mother's illness

I should know this but when you vote how many house seats do you vote for?

N. Illinois University campus on edge after remains are found

""Activism is my rent for living on this planet." -- Alice Walker

O’Donnell: "I believe that prayer plays a direct role in this campaign"

The Republicans are demoralized in California (based on one example)

The Republicans are demoralized in California (based on one example)

Tea Party Plans to Recruit More Coloreds This Fall

The Song Radio Stations Are Banning--I don't believe it. I think this is an urban legend.

What the PTB/Washington establishment & the media want: one more reason to vote Democratic Party

Nope MSNBC is not pushing the GOP, no siree

Teabagger: When a group lists itself on our site, that's a group. That group could be one person...

America's Worst Columnist: George Will (wrt Alan Grayson)

New Figures Detail Depth Of Unemployment Misery, Lower Earnings For All But Super Wealthy (VIDEO)

10,000 pages of previously sealed Catholic church sex abuse documents released

Just a Halloween/Candy question .... Parents are trying to improve school lunches ....


Here is an Ad that has been driving me crazy for a week or so now

See this twitter rant from Jim Demint on CNN homepage

Other dangers out there .

Wikileaks Exposes Rummy: Lying Liars and the Lies They Tell

America’s Worst Politician : The short, ugly career of Alan Grayson.



New Figures Detail Depth Of Unemployment Misery, Lower Earnings For All But Super Wealthy

The ten most terrifying would-be congressmen

I just donated to Tarryl Clark and Alan Grayson

I just donated to Tarryl Clark and Alan Grayson

m$ once again promotes the teaparty

Jonathan Franzen: 'America is almost a rogue state' (video)

Strikes continue in France

Strikes continue in France

Bronchial thermoplasty can help chronic asthma

Bronchial thermoplasty can help chronic asthma

Mallard Fillmore....gets one right for a change

Invasion of the Democracy Crushers

Going out of Business // Sign Graveyard of Texaco, Chevron, Shell, etc...

Wikileaks Founder Assange Force-Feeding Truth To World That Has No Stomach For It

Insignificant and Deceptive Pentagon Cuts: How Many More Trillions for the Pentagon?

From The CNN Archives (2002) "Did Clarence Thomas Tell The Truth Under Oath?" - Answer "NO"

Ken Buck on SNL

Obama Revs Up Minnesota Dems For Mark Dayton-full video Hi Q.

In Alaska, Dems AND Republicans to sue over write-in lists

I have Glen Beck Playing in my house

email I received from Tea Party patriots Re: Limbaugh volunteers

How the Next 4 Years Will Play out

GOPer's TV ad uses altered photo to blast U.S. Rep. Schauer (D-MI)

Yard Sign With Candidate's Name On It Electrifies Congressional Race

Why are the Democrats in danger of losing control of Congress in 2010? /nt

The early vote: If there's a GOP surge, Democrats don't see it

Poll analyst's advice: Don't believe internal polls from either party

Poll analyst's advice: Don't believe internal polls from either party

Don't vote! (You gotta see this 2:18 video)

With Democratic "Friends" Like These...

"One third of voters may switch candidates"..Main Stream Media Prepares an excuse

No Shit Sherlock UPDATE: Racist Teabaggers admit Obama's race is "a factor in their activism"

No Shit Sherlock UPDATE: Racist Teabaggers admit Obama's race is "a factor in their activism"

Great article re: NPR vs FOX by James Fallows

Great article re: NPR vs FOX by James Fallows

Heavan and Hell

ACLU Urges Obama Administration to Back Off Tough Talk on California's Prop. 19

Oh, my goodness, Rachel Maddow is going to be broadcasting

Foul Foul Foul!!!!! Right now , Senate Minority Leader McConnell

For anyone who was sentient back then: Did you ever agree with "America. Love It or Leave It?"

For anyone who was sentient back then: Did you ever agree with "America. Love It or Leave It?"

Buck campaign to gay teen’s mom: ‘Ken may have mis-spoke’

Poll: Barney Frank leads GOP challenger by 13 percent

Youngest Guantanamo detainee pleads guilty

Blanche Lincoln has said on the radio that the reason she is behind in the polls

Nominee Keith Rothfus Defends Unlimited Corporate Spending In Elections As Free Speech

I hate the fucking MSM one day they may again do their jobs

Appealing once more for help on a radio poll - replacing Dr. Laura

Murtha seat looks like outpost resisting impending GOP onslaught

flipped to mourning ho....they're promoting sarah palin for president

Black GOP Candidates Accuse Party of Ignoring Them..

It's time to say goodbye...

It's time to say goodbye...

Hah. NYC Teachers Jiu-jitsu $UPERMAN . Pretty clever.

Hah. NYC Teachers Jiu-jitsu $UPERMAN . Pretty clever.

Corset piercings tug at perceptions of beauty

15 jobs that pays $50 an hour...

Jeezus......Andrew Cuomo vows offensive against labor unions

New AP Poll: Are you a good Witch, or a bad Witch?

Who is effected by a campaign ad? (poll)

A song for this election

Gov. Howard Dean: Alan Grayson Stands up for You!

I screwed you all...

Zogby poll: US Senate Florida (October 25) : Rubio 40, Crist 33, Meek 18

Kasich Ducks Out Of NPR Interview Because He Didn’t Want To Take Questions From Callers

FL-08 Alan Grayson FDL Hot House 100

Meet South Carolina's skanky future governor.

Do we have an in-house expert on voter identification and polling?

Pelosi Takes the Heat: 'If I Were Not Effective They Wouldn't Care About Me'

Latest Poll Shows California Likely to Vote ‘No’ on Prop 23

Supporting Crist? Supporting Caprio?

ANOTHER West Virginia Senate Update?

ANOTHER West Virginia Senate Update?

US newspaper circulation down 5 percent

Well, lookee who's setting up shop down the road.

Going nuts in Central Florida.

European polluters back Tea Party candidates

Obama, Bush, and the Underemployment rate

Could Mike Bloomberg MAKE Sarah Palin PRESIDENT?

Serious Orwellian Mind-Bender going on at

Calif high court upholds dismissal of 18 cases in Riverside County because of judges shortage

Georgia does it AGAIN! And it's not even FRIDAY!

The Little Party That Could: A Democratic Party Pep Talk

AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka: World-Class Economies Must Make Things (video link)

New Poll Sees a Winner in Webster-Grayson CD 8 Race,

Number Games: The Retirement Age in France is Already 65

Number Games: The Retirement Age in France is Already 65

Number Games: The Retirement Age in France is Already 65

Democrats Gain Advantage in Enthusiasm Among Latinos

Additional Amtrak service to the Stewart/Colbert rally

Krugman: Story of this election is an economic policy that failed to deliver

Grayson Foe Daniel Webster Credits Success To "Hedge of Thorns" Prayer - Bruce Wilson

Former GOP Opponent Malone: Stay Away From Perry

FAILED former half-term Governor unleashes brutal, unrelenting Twitter assault on Murkowski

1 out of every 34 Americans who earned wages in 08 earned absolutely nothing in 09

Poor Yahoo News. They're Just Trying SO Hard To Convince Us.

AFL-CIO steps up get-out-the-vote effort,Get to the polls next week, because

look at this great ad from 'the future' to go vote

Raul Grijalva:Thank You All For Your Support - It Means The World

At Least Ginni Thomas Didn't Hit Clarence In The Head With...

NJ Legislature introduces anti-bullying bill of rights

If Short People Can't Join the Military, Why Should Gays?

Olympia Snowe just robo-called me to vote for Paul LePage.

Help. 'Security Tool' virus is gumming up PC

Rolling Stone on Cool Ruler Gregory Isaacs

WV-Sen: Manchin Pulling Away From Raese, According To PPP

Iran set to load fuel to core of first atomic plant

I'm Dangerously Furious.

Halt the assault and Free Enterprise Alliance ?

Grrr... 'Wellstone Accused of Voter Fraud, Threatened with Death, Day before His Plane Crash'

What and when did I muss this??? Palin is seriously thinking 3rd

My final 4 $$ contibutions went to...... the envelope please.....

Baby dies after hysterical people jump from Paris flat to 'escape the devil'

Petition calls for Gold’s Gym to stop supporting Rove group

Is there anyone working to get out the vote on behalf of the Republican Party?

After the Midterms: Democrats Move to the Center, and Republicans Don’t | Robert Reich

5 years after indictments, DeLay's trial finally begins...

Start an email AVALANCHE to encourage voting

Some 'Sesame Street' viewers sense a gay-friendly vibe

Researchers find “VAST VOLUMES” of oil on seafloor — Includes “Thick Raw Crude”

WaPo and Rasmussen show O'Malley up over Ehrlich by 14 and 10, respectively

Key Tax Breaks at Risk as Panel Looks at Cuts


Dianne Feinstein campaigns with Barbara Boxer, praising her 'spine of steel'

Donation To Rove-Tied Group Sparks Gold's Gym Revolt - Salon

Rochester Area Man Charged With Threatening To Kill Former President Bush

Rochester Area Man Charged With Threatening To Kill Former President Bush

So, All You Political Pols... If There Is An October Surprise, When Do They Drop The Anvil ???

If you missed Bill Black on Ratigan, here is clip:

Canadian at Gitmo pleads guilty to all charges

So McConnell's stated agenda is to take out the President and not to help govern the country...

Mummified body in car identified as homeless woman

Does anyone know if there is a national GOTV effort for Alex Sink?

The World Liberal Opportunists Made

"I am not a crook"

"I am not a crook"

Only three senators from the 2010 elections will take office before January.

Democratic Rep. Gene Taylor: I Voted for McCain

New BP CEO turns down Markey's request to testify — again

(update) Not guilty plea in 4 riders' deaths (.373 % repeat DWI)

While getting a new tire today, I asked the Tire Kingdom guy to watch any channel other than faux.

Iraq Files: Pregnant women and the mentally ill killed for coming too close to checkpoints

I'd like to take a moment to thank Skinner for......

Jeremy Scahill at his brilliant best on KO


Ha! LAT: GOP's "Fractured" GOTV Effort May Give Ds Key Edge

Treasury Shields Citigroup as Deletions Undercut Disclosure - Bloomberg

Conservatives Struggle To Unify For Voter Outreach - LATimes


Faux News... influencing elections again...

Stewart/Colbert Port-a-potties is Mission Accomplished-Count Suggest 150,000 Expected

CNBC looking at cutting defense spending...first target is benefits

CREEP ALERT! Sheriff Arpaio Tweets...

Okay... it's Vietnam era. You've lost a brother, a classmate, two

What can you tell the 50 million people that don't have a job right now, Mr. President?

Could Condoleezza Rice Help You Overcome Being a Victim?

It's not a sin to criticize the president you voted for

Alex Sink (FL) making mincemeat out of Scott (FL) on CNN Debate - Happening Now nt

How much did the deficit balloon in Obama's first full fiscal year?

HHS Pressured To Apply Health Reform’s Consumer Protections To Student Health Plans

Bill Black On Foreclosuregate: Calls For The Immediate Termination Of Bernanke, Geithner And Holder

Justice Clarence Thomas' ex-girlfriend Lillian McEwen is on Larry King's CNN show right now

House Polling Dump 10/25

Alvin Greene is still in this fight! New campaign signs!

E Pluribus Unum

This Rachel Maddow special on Dr. Tiller is chilling stuff...

Afghan President Karzai admits to getting large bags full of money from the United States and Iran!

Jack Conway debates Rand Paul - on C-SPAN now.

"bipartisan debt commission will give Obama political cover on where to suggest unpopular cuts"

Judges for US v. Arizona are now public, Fox News criticism of recent order surreal

Judges for US v. Arizona are now public, Fox News criticism of recent order surreal

Uggh.....Rob Ford elected mayor of Toronto

ReTHUGS don't give a shite about the people of America

Gold's Gym Franchises Splitting With Parent Company Over CEO's Donation To American Crossroads

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McChinless reveals the Republicans true platform.

"with friends like that, who needs enemas?"

"with friends like that, who needs enemas?"

"with friends like that, who needs enemas?"

GOP House Candidate Mike Kelly: ‘There’s Stuff To Be Cut. What Is It? I Can’t Tell You.’

We can't afford to lose Senator Feingold.

Baby Injured During At-Home Circumcision

DOJ Probes TX Voter Intimidation Complaints During Tea Party Anti-Voter Fraud Drive

Elizabeth Warren Staffs Up, Stands Up Consumer Agency - FDL

Action/Movement . . . . . Principle/Party

Must See (PBS NewsHour): Foreclosure Mess

In Her Last Commercial, Meg Whitman Concedes That No One Likes Her

Robert Reich on why Democrats move to the center after midterms

Anyone watch "Landslide:A Portrait of Herbert Hoover" on PBS?

Al Franken's upgrade of Obama's car in the ditch coming up

China lays out its plan for Mars while Republicans bash China opposing any space flight cooperation!

Voted today!

Cuba self-employed to pay taxes up to 50 percent

Conservatives struggle to unify for voter outreach

So I'm a "Vietnam Era'" vet and my Brother is a Combat Vet...

PBS tonight: Jimmy Carter w/Tavis; Middle Class w/Arianna et al on Charlie Rose

PBS tonight: Jimmy Carter w/Tavis; Middle Class w/Arianna et al on Charlie Rose

Nature Break Story.

Nature Break Story.

"Where does the wealth go?"

Help me respond sensibly to "Jobless Recovery"

GOP Lawyers Group Warns Newsmax Of 'Epidemic' Voter Fraud

Tea Party Inc.: The Big Money and Powerful Elites Behind the Right-Wing's Latest Uprising


"The findings suggest that the breadth of the tea party may be inflated."

My question is why is there no call for Republicans to move to the center

PostCard To Wellstone Day Before His Plane Crash: 'This ...Will Get You Dead"

I GOT MINE: Bloomberg Now Backs Two-Term Limit In His Third Term As Mayor Vote ad with Olivia (the doctor from "House")

Homeless S.I. Woman Gets $10,000 Surprise From NY State

GOP poised to win Congress redistricting edge, too

Just in case you've forgotten what life was like during George W. Bush's presidency

Democrats off to good start in early voting

If you ever want to see what DU would look like if we allowed Wing Nuts to post..

The KY politician Rand Paul admires most? Senator Bunning.

Daily Show from Washington DC is on right now.

Some fairly aggressive woman repossessing my neighbor's car as I type this

Some fairly aggressive woman repossessing my neighbor's car as I type this

Jeezus H. Freaking Christ: Alex Jones & Glenn Beck have a mutual admiration society

Sink Advisor fired over sent message

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Big story with implications on the KY Senate race here, Tea Baggers getting violent:

Just voted!

Seriously creepy.


Airline Profits Soar Leaving Passengers Sour & Employees Sore

How Obama Lost the Narrative

MoveOn.Org posts "Pam Anderson and the Situation to Wed" (worth watching)

Woman Charged After 5 Infant Skeletons Found in Closet

FDIC's Bair sounds alarm on foreclosure litigation

Here's what I don't get about the Citizens United decision

NPR today! Kasich and Strickland (OH) Kasich canceled! He did not want to take calls! Hahahahah

On this anniversary of his death, a Paul Wellstone quote worth honoring:

Newsweek Cover: Change is coming... Again: If this doesn't fire you up, nothing will

Ohio Republican Congresswoman Delivers Graphic Lecture on Abortion to Six-Year Olds

What the AP is and how it works


Let's organize a real tea party .... a national mortgage protest month! A bankers nightmare.

Which of these would lower the deficit more?

Arpaio Gives Palin Pink Underwear as an Allusion to His Treatment of Immigrant Detainees

founders of the mexican zeta drug gang were trained in fort bragg...

Clarence Thomas' ex girlfriend on Larry King says he might have been an alcoholic.

Just saw the Andy Griffith pro-HCR PSA on TV!

Tea Party groups admit Obama’s race is a factor

Ashes to ashes, Devo to dust: RIP Sony Walkman

WTF is up with Paypal? Why can't I send money to a B&B in Mexico?

Jefferson's Eternal Sweatshop

Regarding Rhode Island

For history buffs here at DU

European polluters back Tea Party candidates

Having principles while accepting reality. What is so hard about it?

Having principles while accepting reality. What is so hard about it?

Food Trucks may be given a real chance in Atlanta

"Assassination of Dr Tiller" - msnbc RM Show 9pm edt

'A Moral Catastrophe': The Final Reasons for Going to War are Being Swept Away

I'm not sitting out a damn thing. I voted. Early. Straight D down the line

Nader's Public Citizen calls for amendment to overturn Citizens United. Where's Obama?

TOON: Derf on DADT and who's glad not to tell

Foreclosure Fraud Represents Banks Trying to Evade Eating Toxic Mortgages - FDL

Seance scuttled by religious objectors

UAW deal paves way for 100 percent low-wage workforce at Michigan GM plant

this could be the newest Sea Shepherd vessel replacing the Ady Gil -->>

Jackass movie reigns at box office; We live in a Jackass Nation

The House is duty-bound to Bring Articles of Impeachment against Clarence Thomas

Latest: If You Haven't Seen This, You Really Should (Campaign/Election Violence)!!!

State Tea-Party Groups Splinter as Vote Nears

The Action Corporation versus the Movement Company

Driver thanks man who hit him on purpose

Mike Thompson's toon on the Juan Williams trainwreck - You gotta see Sarah!

A young supporter peers over a barricade to listen to President Barack Obama - pics

Rachel Maddow Goes to Alaska!

Pet Psychics say dogs can feel embarrassment and humiliation (in halloween costumes)

Scalia takes Kagan to gun range, sources say

***Keith's #4 tonite: McConnell's plan to make Prez O 1-term pres.

Most expensive home ever built will overlook Mumbai slums, 27 floors for family of six

You. Just. Can't. Have. It. Both. Ways.

You. Just. Can't. Have. It. Both. Ways.

Calif. initiative advances: 'Creates Special Constitutional Rule for Speech Based on the Bible'

How Did The Scotus Case "Citizens United" Get Its Name?.......

How many cockroaches would you hold in your mouth ... for charity?

Former Fox News senior reporter says network wants to keep media polarized

Network nightly news facing twilight time

Mitch McConnell: "The single most important thing is for Obama to be a one-term president"

NJ pastor announces in church he is forming charter school. NJ law forbids schools run by churches.

3 GOP Hopefuls...Whitman (CA), Scott (FL), McMahon (CT)...Have Spent a Quarter-Billion Dollars

Tomorrow...October 26...the 40TH ANNIVERSARY of a date that will live in history

My editorial on "Obamacare" printed today

FAIR examines who is on PBS and NewsHour and who is not.

Julian Assange appreciation thread

NPR was RIGHT to discipline Juan Williams! I'm with them 1,000%

Please DU this poll

"Oh no, not this time, it will hurt our chances in the election."

MUST READ: Everything You Know About the French Retirement Controversy Is Wrong – FDL

I would pay money for someone to ask Rand Paul this question

A serious Public Health issue & not meant to disparage people impacted: Killer at Large

Rand Paul Supporter Stomps Head Of Female MoveOn Member Outside KY Debate

So, frustrated by the barrage of ads (most right wing), I learned something today -

In School Outreach, BP and NOAA ‘Dispel Myths’ About Dispersants, Subsurface Oil

Chicago parking meters on NPR. A good preview of the world the GOP wants for us.

HOLY SHIT! Scathing charges being laid out on Ratigan - UPDATED w/video

Of Florida and Rhode Island (and party loyalty and independent candidates).

The national political discussion is a joke- All of it

Let me try once more to help you understand, appreciate, even respect the Afghan people and cultures

I won't let New York go to pot: Governor hopeful Andrew Cuomo says he is against medical marijuana

Is piercing a babies ears a form of child abuse?

Imagine if, an hour from now, a robot-plane swooped over your house and blasted it to pieces

Obama Care hasn't done a damn thing for the people!

Here's an eye opener.....Tax rates from 1913 to 2010

The Myth of Scarcity

One Million Kids on Anti-Psychotics

New Urbanism projects under attack by auto interests

I knocked on about 200 doors Friday, Saturday and Sunday. What have you done?

What did the poor and middle class do to create the deficit?

Anatomy of a steaming pile: "action liberals" vs "movement liberals"

NPR President Vivian Schiller Apologizes for Another On-Air Gaffe

A rather large prominence on the sun, great photo, even better

10/22 Richard Charnin Midterms Forecast: Dems need 75% turnout & 75% of undecideds to win House

Andrew Cuomo, Democratic candidate for New York Governor Vows Offensive Against Labor Unions

Media Matters: It's time to drop Fox.

Media Matters: It's time to drop Fox.

What the weed prohibition people are really afraid of.

Why I'm voting no on legalizing pot in CA.

Rally to Restore Sanity / DU pre rally meetup

FBI investigated claim that group threatened de-icing equip when probing crash that killed Wellstone

Just had a bad experience at the voting place. I know I should have done something, but I don't know

I really really really REALLY HATE Christian Republican Fundies

"Movement" liberals in ACTION --

YES, IT'S CLASS WAR: The Rich Are Getting Richer, The Poor Are Getting Poorer



A point I never hear mentioned regarding SS. To many Working

Local rag lauds Britain's responsible budget cuts and says they're acting like adults...

Final Lake/Tarrance GWU Battleground poll. (D42%, R47%)

AFL-CIO Mailers Tell 10 Million Union Households: Vote!

(R)asmussen CYA CT-SEN POLL: Blumenthal 56 (+5), McMahon 43 (-3)

WGN/Tribune Poll--IL Senate: Kirk (R) 44% Giannoulias (D) 41%

MA-10 Keating (D) 37- Perry (R) 33 - MA 04- Frank (D)46, Bielat (R) 33

Latest Early Voting statistics from Iowa (updated today)

Harrisburg Patriot-News paper endorses Joe Sestak!!!!

How can someone make "early voting" into a negative??

Two Speeches Obama Should Give -- and Probably Won't

Making The Bigotry More Transparent

There's Nothing Routine About It (secret money)

Way to go Joe. PA Republicants are getting scared.

Portland Oregonian Poll: Vulnerable House Dems Wu & Schrader lead by double digits

RI Governor race Caprio (D) says Obama can "shove it"

There have been and always will be assholes, and they tend to get the spotlight at election time

SD at large House poll--Herseth-Sandlin (D) 42% Noem (R) 40%

The Demographic Gap.

NOW I get it - why Caprio attacked Obama. He doesn't want Obama's endorsement. He's running against

The Revolution Eats Karl Rove

Tea Party groups admit Obama’s race is a factor

PPP: Colorado Senate--Bennet (D) 47% Buck (R) 47%

Proof Republicans' secret money donors are lying cowards

Washington Post Poll--MD Governor: O'Malley (D) 54% Ehrlich (R) 40%

9NEWS/DENVER POST POLL CO GOV--Hickenlooper (D) 49% Tancredo (I) 39% Maes (R) 9%

Marc Thiessen, Bush's former speechwriter: The roots of Obama's demise

Blue Dog Dem Gene Taylor: I Voted For McCain In 2008!

REPORT: 49 GOP Congressional Candidates Join Ginni Thomas-Led Assault On Education

Robert Reich: After the Midterms: Why Democrats Move to the Center, and Republicans Don’t

Kos: Texas GOP bought Texas Green party for less than $200,000

PUMAs endorse Caprio for "Pres Obama can shove it" comment.

Honolulu Star Advertiser Poll--HA Governor--Abercrombie (D) 51% Aiona (R) 43%; close in 1st district

(R)asmussen also finds O'Malley up by double digits in MD Governor's Race

WV-Sen: Raese company took $34.4 million in government contracts

PPP--West Virginia Senate: Manchin (D) 50% Raese (R) 44%

Republicans ignoring African Americans? Say it isn't so.

Repub ad: "If you don't get health coverage, Dems will send you to jail"

delete, double post.

Democrats Go All-In for Female Candidates

Reuters: Democrats off to good start in early voting

CQ Political Wire: One-Third May Still Switch Votes

Web Ad: Pledging Allegiance To Secret Corporate Donors

Grassley and Conlin debate on Tuesday night...finally!

Local news in Fort Wayne Indiana reported that early voting was about twice in 2006.

Is having a table of food at a campaign event "bribery?"

American Nightmare

I just finish early voting in Georgia

Koch meeting, attendance by sector

SwampG8r offers a Thanks and an apology

In Appeal to Hispanics, Obama Promises to Push Immigration Reform

Republican lawyers group warns that voters are not to be trusted

EPA head: New carbon controls on big trucks and buses 'win for planet'

Citizens United, Chamber of Commerce, MSM, Koch Bros, Murdoch, economy down the toilet.

My own private gap

Kerry got a written agreement that the referendum vote will happen January 9th as promised

The Value Of McConnell's Occasional Candor

What the Enemy is doing today

McConnell reveals the GOP top priority

Boehner: Impose ban on federal regulations to spur job creation

What Happened to Change We Can Believe In? By FRANK RICH ~ New York Times

The ad every dem should have run.

Campaign Watchdog: Claim that Conway supports cap-and-trade plan ‘false’

If voters do turn on Democrats, they will in effect be voting to make things even worse.

Latino Vote May Not Be Low in Midterms After All

Best Viral Campaign Ads of 2010

Chris Coons stance on LGBT rights

A Republican take-over of Congress will promote radicalism within the nation's middle class.

Chris Matthews and Sarah Palin are to be wed after their immediate divorces

Secret $301 Billion bailout of Citi: Obama admin refuses to reveal info

Nate Silver's analysis is fatally flawed ?

Gallup continues to tighten. (-9/-14 vice 11/17)

I'm curious...

Any idea how the Dems will do in the mid-terms? Just supposing

Proud to say I voted today!!

Pelosi teams up with First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden

Upgrade Obama's car in the ditch story...

PPP: CO-Governor: Hickenlooper (D) 47% Tanceredo (I) 44% Maes (R) 5%

Write the Headline for November 3rd...

Video: (male) Rand Paul supporters attack supporter, stomp on HER head

Video: (male) Rand Paul supporters attack supporter, stomp on HER head

New Fox spin: The SEIU "thugs" may make the Democrats win on November 2

GOP: If we win, there will be no compromise

Latest Monring Call/Muhlenberg College Tracking Poll-PA--Toomey 47% Sestak 42%

Great analysis of early voting by Prof. Michael McDonald

After this election is over I'll still be asking myself this question. Why do Americans want to put

The Right Wing Lies about NPR are nothing new and are fabrications for political spin

New poll: Rubio, Sink ahead

Israel, Iran, Court, Entitlements—What Does A GOP Congress Mean?

8-years ago today Paul Wellstone died...

Joe Manchin might not back Harry Reid or Barack Obama

If anything, the White House made it clearer that Caprio will not get Obama's endorsement.

Democratic Rep. Taylor (D-Miss.) says he voted for McCain, not Obama

Pelosi: "Everything was going great & all of a sudden secret $$$ from God knows where..."

Tea Party, Inc.

President Carter just conceded that we will lose the House, but that it will be good for Obama.

Michigan Lottery Bill Would Block Welfare Recipients From Winning Big Prizes

Christine O’Donnell running because of 'God'

Pot-bellied pig taped yer Mom to the Internet...

Another Brick in the Wall

Are you a fuddyduddy or a kewlcat?

Someone saved my life tonight

Did the little piggy cry wee wee wee all the way home?

What's up with the stray "J" in emails, etc? I found out.

Interview w Angela Gossow, lead singer of (excellent metal band) Arch Enemy. She'd fit right in here

Can you ever get a refund on airline tickets? Even a partial refund?

Ever wonder what the greatest danger to your life that you missed without knowing was?

I sayeth there doth be homosesuality ins da Jailhouse Rock:

Things to do while NOT shitfaced.

Lucky Man

Sad Mood Tonight

Slave Master

Stranger in town

Tune In

Cool Down The Pace

Cool Ruler Medley

Private Beach Party

There's something I wanted to ask DU'ers about, and now I can't remember

Kitteh escapes the pot

Need help downloading a document!

The Weather is a Dick! (For the 3rd grader in you)

Good morning Lounge

Solar windbreaker...

What he's NOT saying is that Gladys makes him pack his OWN lunch.


A horse walked into a bar...

I have no idea how this happened (pics).

Why dogs bite their humans

Night Nurse

Traffic Stop

The Classic Horror film "Halloween" starting now on AMC

Don't be late for work.... my gawd.

Manufactured Pop Stars - Another Step Toward the End Game

Poll question: What's your reaction to bad guys?

Have you ever liked a song until you found out who sang it?

I just put one of the cats on the phone with my mom

Seein Favre cry... Priceless!

I know I've asked this before, but should I bring my pets with me to Europe?

Clarence Thomas' ex girlfriend on Larry King says he might have been an alcoholic.

And finally: Just how well do you KNOW your doctor?

This Man Is Definitely Driving 'In the Tornado'

My informant on Kali's ranch had just smuggled out a photo that explains...


Happy 55th birthday to cooking with radio

Create your own FORBIDDEN PLANET remake cast

The Six Degrees of Sir Francis Bacon

Northern Midwesterners: the "witch of November comes stealin'" a little early.

I hereby declare the my pop of choice will henceforth be known as SIERRA MIST NATURAL

The Texas Rangers history (don't get your hopes up fans)

Tripe. It seems to have gained some popularity here lately.

a poem...a must read What Teachers Make or Objection Overruled, .....

Have you ever liked a performer until you heard them sing?

We had monarch butterflies in the garden yesterday (pics)

My LATEST Haiku - "His Strength Is Made Perfect By My Weakness"

Whar are the cnamces pf 3 detacbed retinas in as many years?

Top Ten reasons Brett Favre is in my army when the Zombie Apocalypse comes.

Create your own Rosemary's Baby remake cast!

Today, I am embracing mediocrity

Does anyone drink coke or pepsi anymore?

I Just Learned My 2nd Dad Passed Away 21October

Who's Tony Romo? I assume he's a sports fuck since the world is on hold shedding tears for him

The dude that played Sherlock Holmes on Masterpiece Theater last night

Say what you will about Keith Richards but...

God bless escorts

what I brought back from my vacation, a paint coyote

Haha! Go to this Sears page

Learn from MFM's mistakes... never EVER drop acid and go to a Japanese restaurant...

Ohio school district to experiment with holding online classes during snow days.

Jean Harlow is prettier and more pleasant to look at than Gruesome Footage.

What are you 3 favorite movies?

What book(s) are you currently reading?

My poem is up!!!

Is There a Time-Traveling Cell Phone User in Charlie Chaplin's 1928 Film?

George Lucas reportedly planning Star Wars sequels

One rich guy who wants to pay higher taxes: Bill Gates Sr.

California state hospital worker is slain on the job

Election Day could bring historic split: Democrats lose House, keep Senate

California voters likely to keep global warming law, toss two-thirds budget passage

Afghan president acknowledges getting cash from Iran

Democrats shrank US spending, deficit in last fiscal year, figures show

Gulf states urge US to probe Wikileaks Iraq 'crimes'

Baby dies after hysterical people jump from Paris flat to 'escape the devil'

'Hiccup Girl' Charged With Murder in Fla.

Pro-Republican Groups Prepare Big Push at End of Races

Firesheep In Wolves’ Clothing: Extension Lets You Hack Into Twitter, Facebook Accounts Easily

U.S. congressman calls for YouTube to remove videos featuring militant

EU to improve ties with Cuba

European polluters back Tea Party candidates

Rep. Bachus’ Message To Banks: Give Your Money To GOP And Make Me Chairman Of Financial Reform

Dems, Republicans to sue over write-in lists (Alaska)

Obama defends immigration efforts to Hispanic audience

Treasurys up after first auction with negative yield

Grayson, Webster congressional race draws national attention

Network nightly news facing twilight time

'German Foreign Ministry more involved in Holocaust than previously thought'

Uribe continues judge debate via Twitter .

(Australian PM) Howard dodges volley of shoes

US to allocate 800 million for high speed rail project

Student Drops Restraining Order Request Against MI Asst AG Who Harassed Him For Being Gay

Tea Party climate change deniers funded by BP and other major polluters

Security debate grows over Internet voting

Battered wife faces deportation to El Salvador

Slide in newspaper circulation slows

'Excessive force' from Blackwater

Omar Khadr pleads guilty to all terrorism charges

Rand Paul Supporters Assualt Woman on Camera

6 military detained over 'false positives'

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday October 25

Karzai Rails Against America in Diatribe

Joe Miller Admits He Violated Ethics Policy, Conducted Private Polling on the Job

Gay conservatives target Democrats in ad campaign

Humiliate, strip, threaten: UK military interrogation manuals discovered

Ford to Invest Additional $850 Million in Michigan to Engineer, Build Fuel-Efficient New Vehicles

Major earthquake strikes off Indonesia

WikiLeaks docs raise questions of Obama policies

Blythe Project: Biggest Solar Power Plant On U.S. Public Lands Approved By Obama Administration

Tony Blair's sister-in-law converts to Islam

Obama can take endorsement and 'shove it," says Dem

5 years after indictments, DeLay's trial begins

Prosecutors: police erred in Chandra Levy case, when they focused on Condit

From protester to senator, FBI tracked Paul Wellstone

Outside Debate, Rand Paul Supporter Stomps On Head Of Woman From

Giant red stag Exmoor Emperor shot dead

Court hears appeal of 2006 murder of French Jew

NRDC's Gina Solomon on Trying to Pin Down The FDA for Answers

Free Press' Josh Kelsey: Defunding Public Broadcasting Is Like Death Penalty @ Small Claims Court

S01E09 - Community Choice Act

Robert Hurt: fighting to keep secret corporate funding secret

Ed Schultz: Sharon Angle is a Liar and a Dirty Fighter

More Secrecy Exposed in Koch Dealings

Pastors call for debate

Young Turks: Role Of Marijuana In 2010 Elections

Did Rick Snyder move jobs to China


A Republican in San Francisco, the music of the Richter Scales

Conservatives Are Traitors: Part 8 - The Cancer of Society

Bush Chairman of Joint Chiefs Shelton: 'Iraq War Based on Lies; Insubordination'

Jon Stewart Rally' NMA Style

First TV ad for Yes on 19 (marijuana)

" Republican Woman Stay Away From Me " funny funny song

Keiser Report: Suicide Bankers = Suicide Bombers

Borowitz Report: Midterm Madness!

MRN: Rally To Restore Sanity or March To Keep Fear Alive?

Openly gay candidate responds to Hate Robocall with Humor, Humanity

China Prepared for Currency War

Call Me Senator - From David Zucker

Michael Steele: Obama sounded more like he was at a pity party than a rally

I want every parent, teenager, young woman to see this.....Katie Makkai - Pretty

Marxism Debunked (funny as hell)

Right-winger claims to have found dichotomy between liberal and conservative ways of thinking

CNN Larry King - Assange & Ellsberg PT. 2: 'Most Extraordinary History of a War Ever Released'

We are In The Tornado! WE ARE IN THE TORNADO!

We are In The Tornado! WE ARE IN THE TORNADO!

Pres. Jimmy Carter on Supreme Court's ruling on campaign financing

Dylan Ratigan on Wikileaks: 'Difficult to Turn Page When Faced w/ the Truth'


Olbermann: Michael Shermer Explains Conservative Hate of 'Elites'

Manchin (D-WV): Raese is ''Crazy''

Meg Whitman sez: ''...a billionaire with NO government experience''

Nancy Pelosi. Do you know her?

FOX Keeps Fear Alive.

Dad Confronts Abortion Protesters

''Back From the Future'' Ad from

"Total catastrophe" -- Katrina just a thunderstorm compared to BP's oil

CNN Larry King - Assange & Ellsberg PT. 1: 'Pentagon Has About as Much Credibility as N. Korea'

Jerry Brown smacks Meg Whitman again with her own words

Beware the Yellow Peril: Citizens Against Gov't Waste

An Indefensible Defense - NYTimes

They Hate Our Guts

The Tombstone Blues (James Howard Kunstler)

Slovenia elects first black mayor in Eastern Europe

Rebuilding Local Economies: A Shift in Priorities

The Subprime Debacle: Act 2

Afghan Leader(Karzai) Admits His Office Gets Cash from Iran

Another Reason for the Right to Hate Science

Who's on First, Rain-man? "Obama the Commie", that's who.

Suppose Your Actions Swung the Election

It's diverse if you're liberal

Excerpt from PResidents remarks in Minnesota Saturday... finally some candor about the GOP.

Brown Ad Uses Whitman's Words Against her

Falling Into the Chasm (Krugman column)

Why NPR Matters

Socialism? The Rich Are Winning the US Class War

College Student Takes On Big Oil Billionaire in Prop 23 Fight

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 385

NPR today! Kasich and Strickland (OH)

Mass Surveillance and State Control: The Total Information Awareness Project

Chris Hedges: "The death of the liberal catastrophic for our democracy"

Drumbeat from the weekend...

Drumbeat: October 25, 2010

Plant-Based Plastics Not Necessarily Greener Than Oil-Based Relatives, Researchers Find

Gas exporters study OPEC for natgas market model

Efforts Underway to Rescue Vulnerable Bananas, Giant Swamp Taro, Other Pacific Island Crops

Oil Pipeline Explosion in Myanmar Kills At Least 12

Windstalk: Wind Power Without Blades

I know several people are interested in wind turbines running air compressors...

Obama aims to toughen big-vehicle mileage rules

Solargen courts Asian investors in push to finance project

Messaging strategy for nuclear power (in their own words)

World Series: Interesting stat...

For a certain Cowboys fan. Monday Night Madness >>

Cutler vs. Orten trade...

A-Rod Finally Leads Rangers To World Series

Have fun all you Cowboy haters. FUCK YOU.

Meriweather lauded by NFL official for clean play vs. Chargers

Brett Favre has 2 fractures in ankle

So, is Tony Romo's career over?

It starts tonight! Giants vs Texas...

Which World Series would you rather see?

Romo Breaks his Collarbone

George W. Bush and the Texas Rangers

Uribe and Other Hurdles for Colombia's Land Law

As President Serra Would Change Brazil's Relations with Iran and Cuba

6 military detained over 'false positives'

Uribe continues judge debate via Twitter .

Uribe continues judge debate via Twitter .

Panama's President: Trying on a Strongman Role?

Chile President apologises for Nazi gaffe

EU to improve ties with Cuba

Aaaaaaaw! Poor Paul......................

Off-duty cop shot gun out of crook's hand to thwart robbery

Scalia takes Kagan to gun range, sources say ...

ZOMG!!! In California? Really?

Got a Gender Gap Problem? Push for Gun Restrictions ...

Fuckwad Ollie North Tees Off On Gays

Amazing video from Drew Brees of NO Saints: Appreciate people for how they are different from you

GOProud Endorsee Sean Bielat: There Is No Right To Serve In The Military

Don't vote! (We should pay attention to this video.)

Why We Need Marriage

Toon: Where DADT is still in effect...

Group backs protection for gays

Get TEH GAYS out of the FOX HOLES!!!!!!

OK I want to start shopping in Beverly Hills

Will Ireland Elect A Gay President?

Support LGBT Youth - Check out the It Gets Better Project

NY Sen. Joseph Addabbo To Gays: Thanks For The Cash, Now Go Fuck Yourselves

SAN FRANCISCO: Gold's Gyms To Leave Chain Over CEO's Anti-Gay Donations

JAYSUS I hope not...

The Vampire comment.

EU Condemns the Persecution of Bil'in's Abdallah Abu Rahmah for the Second Time - 20 Oct 2010

Jerusalem gets first grade national priority status

Is Israel on the Verge of a Fascist Takeover?

Cantor: Take Israel Out of Foreign Aid Budget

Gaza govt to raze 'illegal structures'

Hamas minister: We'll occupy Haifa, Akko

Some Question Insistence on Israel as Jewish State

Israel a Model (of Sorts) on Gays in the Military

Is there an easy way

Paging priller

fall on the river

Haiti may be primed for another quake

Even Turtles Need Recess: Many Animals -- Need a Little Play Time

Chupacabra Mystery Solved

Wind Power Without the Blades

Asian Neanderthals, Humans Mated

The Ultimate Biblical Knowledge Quiz

It’s full of stars! (gorgeous Hubble picture of the globular cluster NGC 1806).

Conservapedia's Entry on Atheism

Is Warp Speed Possible?

God or nothing ~ Pat Condell does it again !!

Not taking the Bible literally isn't a solution to the problems present in the Bible...

Atomic-Level Manufacturing: Manufacturing With Every Atom in Its Proper Place May Be Coming Soon

Rainy fall day in the coastal redwoods

AFL-CIO Mailers Tell 10 Million Union Households: Vote!

FRANCE, the face of democracy

1.2 Million Workers About to Lose Jobless Benefits

AFL-CIO says political program has traction

Knife-waving Hy-Vee worker killed

What’s the Best Tonic For Our Still Ailing Economy - More Stimulus or Fiscal Austerity?

Jenna Jameson Calls for Porn Star Union After Actor’s Positive HIV Test

Re: rec/unrec function

can obama be okayed in DU spell check?

why was the paranormal group denied?

This is more of a comment or concern

Why do I see persons on my ignore list when they post

Another interesting article..

Okay, silly question but--what the heck is Elad's avatar?

What of the king stag when the young stag is grown...?

Do you know how lovable you are?

What spiritual book(s) are you currently reading?