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Archives: November 4, 2010

Politics in America

Prediction

Pab, good question, guess Gays are not welcomed here. You got

Pab, good question, guess Gays are not welcomed here. You got

Something to keep in mind--and tell your ReBPublican "friends" at the water cooler:

Voters Ban Red-Light Cameras (Anaheim, California)

1934: Americans vote to release Al Capone from prison and

Calif. Statehouse LGBT Legislative Caucus grows to 7, largest in USA

The Obama Stock Market

"Cluster Munitions Treaty Leaves U.S. Behind" == still more of the same old murderous shit.

OK -- who should we blame?

Argh! Why don't we just replace Kaine with...

Giving the Keys Back to the Folks Who Crashed the Car

Solyndra, visited by Obama in May, halts plan to hire 1,000 workers

Solyndra, visited by Obama in May, halts plan to hire 1,000 workers

Solyndra, visited by Obama in May, halts plan to hire 1,000 workers

The "F-You" Election

Sadly, I think there might be some truth to this cartoon.

The CEO of my Employer Responded To The Election....

Will the 'Great Capitulator' concede extension

You can so not compromise with idiots like this...

seen on facebook day after election

61% of Californians still believe in global warming

Quote of the Day

Time for an Anti-BIG MEDIA campaign...how do we do it?

For followers of Alaska's politics

Whatever else you do today - watch Matt Kibbe on BBCs Hardtalk

What happens in 2012 really depends on the economy and messaging

What happens in 2012 really depends on the economy and messaging

Bwaaaaaaaah the new Palin video

Bwaaaaaaaah the new Palin video

Bwaaaaaaaah the new Palin video

Asian American Organizations Express Concern Regarding Xenophobic Campaign Rhetoric

Asian American Organizations Express Concern Regarding Xenophobic Campaign Rhetoric

Mr. President, the GOP want to politically slit your throat.

Is it hopeless?

Spending blitz by outside groups helped secure big GOP wins (coordinated effort $$$$)

help me respond to this

S.F. election worker arrested over missing ballots

S.F. election worker arrested over missing ballots

OK, let's get to work.

I don't know if I dreamed this or not, But wasn't it written into the health care bill

The Teabaggers in a nutshell......

I'm looking at Rick Scott's page on Facebook

If history repeats itself (and it usually does)...

Newly elected empty vessels waste no time killing Wisconsin jobs.

Geithner Visited Jon Stewart Last April to Talk About Economy, Not Comedy

Anti-Gay Religious Right Groups Unseat Judges Who Voted for Same-Sex Marriage in Iowa

I had a boss once...

Kohler Co. lays off 350 in Sheboygan Co. (union contract with the company remains under negotiation)

Kohler Co. lays off 350 in Sheboygan Co. (union contract with the company remains under negotiation)

Good for a real laugh-Nate Silver's Projections in the Reid-Angle Race

Does Oklahoma win the award for the largest number of dumbass RW ballot refererenda, or WHAT?

Bush’s bombshell: I broke the law

Here's a bet for the future

Recent Election Results/ cause/ solutions

Recent Election Results/ cause/ solutions

The unenforceable "threat"

Air Force survey: Cadets Fear Racial, Religious Bias

Air Force survey: Cadets Fear Racial, Religious Bias

Just Like Old Times at the Washington Times?

Just Like Old Times at the Washington Times?

Is there anything the Republican House could propose that would make you happy?

The Decider Decides. NYT book review

A much needed Onion laugh re elections

A much needed Onion laugh re elections

A much needed Onion laugh re elections

"The Senate is the saucer the cooled the tea." George Washington

The next human to plant a foot on the moon's surface is most likely to be Chinese or Indian.

The next human to plant a foot on the moon's surface is most likely to be Chinese or Indian.

The next human to plant a foot on the moon's surface is most likely to be Chinese or Indian.

Harry Reid has embraced bipartisanship.

So when Boehner gets to fly the military jet back to Ohio

Interior Dept. Gives Contract to Company that Approved Gulf Drilling Rig Safety

So Much for the Afterglow: McConnell Doubles Down on "Beating Obama"

What's Boehner's favorite booze?

What's Boehner's favorite booze?

Natural gas industry spent heavily on Pennsylvania Republican candidates

Natural gas industry spent heavily on Pennsylvania Republican candidates

I didn't vote

The Chimp is spinning history: let the lies begin

The Chimp is spinning history: let the lies begin

A few simple suggestions on how to make the next few days a little better.

What will the next SOTU be like?

The Enthusiasm Gap and the Progressive Strongholds

"Richard Dawkins on militant atheism"

President Obama on live on GEM$NBC now n/t

Why I love DFA -- From an e-mail by Jim Dean

How to handle bogus investigations in Congress

Aravosis nails it...

Aravosis nails it...

"The end of the "do something" Congress" & a dumb ?

With all the right wing dumbasses and fantasy thinkers in this country

With all the right wing dumbasses and fantasy thinkers in this country

Most Tea Party Candidates Lost

Sylvester Stallone suggests that Obama is a "Manchurian Candidate"

Sylvester Stallone suggests that Obama is a "Manchurian Candidate"

Obama drops plan to limit global warming

Report from the real world.

We need a leader to emerge that doesn't think the hard right ideology

After Watching Russ Feingold's Speech

A list of what *WON'T* happen with the new fascist-Tea Bag-GOP Congress.

John Boehner's Speakership will fundamentally change the Senate

Fundraiser to testify about PAC at DeLay trial

Crazy Sarah taking a victory lap in a new video despite Tea Party losses

Fire Bohener!

Fire Bohener!

Seriously Mr. President, is all this necessary?

Seriously Mr. President, is all this necessary?

Inflation/Debt Hawks continue to be flat wrong

Philly passed 4 important ballot questions (in a landslide):

Well, you should see a lot more hiring after this lame duck session

Jennifer Brunner E-Mail--Says What I've Been Saying For A Long Time (Resurgence Will Be Short-Lived)

Marci Wheeler (EmptyWheel) Has Some Interesting Thoughts On The Bush Torture Admission

Big Think: The Nationalization of Congressional Elections

We make a difference. Flood Obama and Reid's email boxes and let them know that we will not

Latest data on new Veterans

DUH! - Romney and Huckabee lead Obama in 2012 polls

63% of Teabaggers lost in the elections

Today's e-mail to Morning-Scab:

How to handle bogus investigations in Congress

S&P 500 moved back over the 1,200 mark in morning trading.

My rant: GOP to investigate ‘scientific fraud’ of global warming: report

So will Senate Dems cave to the House GOP?

Dumbass politicians of whatever stripe act as if defense expenditures can't

TPMMuckraker: Bush admits to approving waterboarding

How to Survive Post-Election Blues

Need some help DUers

Need some help DUers

Their supporters were bringing weapons to political rallies and they voted for the Rethugs?

Their supporters were bringing weapons to political rallies and they voted for the Rethugs?

...when told that they had gotten exactly what they asked for, they were later heard to say,

"I am not a witch. I'm you" - You're right, Christine....

Is it time for us to accept the new reality, and compromise? - 2+2=4.5

Even the MSM shows only the frowns during his post election speech., President Obama also had

"The Dumbass Ignorance of the Stupid Idiots"

One reason that many progressive Congress members kept

For Massachusetts Democrats, door-to-door did trick

Okay, smack yourselves in the face, splash water on it and tell me the good news..

Fox News On Christine O'Donnell: 'No Plans To Hire Her'

BOW BEFORE THE POWER OF MY BIG ORANGE BOEHNER!!!!! (dial-up warning)

Bernanke: QE2 is About Boosting Stocks

Big Think: How Big Is the Republican Victory? (Not Very)

Qantas A380 Airbus loses an Engine

Conservatives: We weren't true to conservatism in 2001-2008

House GOP May Investigate Bush

My post mortum, FWIW...........

"Obama Signals He Received Voter's Message"

Old joke that fits the GOP right now with their teabagger colony.

John Boehner is the Foster Brooks of the House. It's going to be

STFU young Russert

STFU young Russert

Guess where Karl Rove was the day after the elections?

How the wars are sinking the economy

Please keep calling them teagbaggers when refering to republicants.

Exchange in newspaper blog

Exchange in newspaper blog

Will the Volcker Rule Survive The Midterm Elections?

If I were an anti-Democrat strategist looking to 2012 . . . . .

The Clinton Playbook for 1995 was brilliant... and is currently irrelevant

AMERICABLOG: If the public is right, then Obama is a socialist Muslim from Africa

Now for a word from the last real conservative president.

Californians Voted Democrat But . . .

In the spirit of compromise: OBAMA ANNOUNCES PARTY SWITCH!

It's OK to print money to finance splendid wars. It's OK to print money to bail out banksters.

"Last Remaining Politician Must Rebuild Entire Government Following Bloodiest Midterm Election "

Out of the Shadows and into the Light: A brief synopsis

Religious School Funding Defended by Obama Administration.

President Obama, a sleeping giant was awakened yesterday - and he or she will challenge you in 2012.

At least 148 BP oil pipelines in Alaska ‘on the verge of collapse’

Meet The Corporate Chairmen: Incoming Committee Chairs Have Deep Ties To Lobbyists And Big Business

Official Song, 112th Congress - "Hey, Mr. Tangerine Man"

Department Of Labor SUES TO CLOSE A Massey Energy Mine

Message from Jon Soltz Chairman, VoteVets "dust yourself off, and commit to working even harder"

Nobel economist says banksters must be prosecuted to save the economy...

On the tea parties and organizing

Wow just freaking wow

Would you ever run for office?

The Bearded Guy

NPR: Tea Party Lady wants her road fixed

You had power and you told us you were powerless

It has nothing to do with bipartisanship, and everything to do with capitulation /nt

Suckers! The media want us to think there's a bedbug invasion

Information on total turnout in 2010 midterms?

An Open Letter to the White Right, On the Occasion of Your Recent, Successful Temper Tantrum

S.C. authorities arrest GOP consultant over robo-calls

CNN - Obama vows to 'move American people's agenda forward'

I'll give you a good reason why we lost so much.

Law professor: Ban on Sharia law 'a mess'

Suppose the Democrats agreed to extend all the tax cuts in return for Republicans voting for

Democratic Congressman's Career-Killing Outburst Was Engineered by GOP Tricksters

Representative Paul D. Ryan (R-Wisconsin) - what can you tell me about him?

WellPoint and Aetna health insurers post higher profits in 3rd quarter

Dems with military ties lose re-election bids

We're not U.S. Chamber, says Seattle Chamber of Commerce

Defeat the Republican Noise Machine Step #1: "Table scrap economics."

Is this true re: Do not call list(cell phones)? Pain in the neck!

Marijuana distributor gets life in prison

Marijuana distributor gets life in prison

Marijuana distributor gets life in prison

Marijuana distributor gets life in prison

Marijuana distributor gets life in prison

Marijuana distributor gets life in prison

Marijuana distributor gets life in prison

Once and for all, Boomers are not GOP they are Democrats

Marijuana distributor gets life in prison

Received from Russ:

Isn't there some sort of three strikes law for jackass repukes who keep losing?

95% of college kids would visit Mr. O if given chance.

For those of you speaking nicely of Lisa "Arrogant So-and-So" Murkowski, read this.

Couple gives away $11 million lottery win

Rand Paul could be a blessing in disguise, let's make use of his extremism!

India IT firms say US rejecting business visas - interviews border on interrogations

Where are the jobs, Tan Man? Day One

Citizens United effect kicks into gear - the most expensive midterms in history. By far.

Bristol Palin forgot to vote because she was Dancing with Stars

In the New Iraq, a Familiar Taste of Misery

For all you who voted for Crist, quess who just got picked for Scott's transition team

New plan: Get as many progressives and liberals to move to the red areas of the country....

Did we lose any Dems in any of the "safe" districts?

India prepares to welcome President Obama - pics

Tired of Repetitive Arguing About Climate Change, Scientist Makes a Bot to Argue For Him

Yes to Bush Tax Cuts = DEATH of the Democratic Party

I heard a clip of Limbaugh talking about compromise

I for one can hardly wait to see the arrogant, ignorant teaparty winners

We've come a long way, baby.

Stop trying to frame the dissension as an overreaction to losing the house!

Obama to focus on foreign policy in four-nation Asian trip

Megan McCain gets every election prediction wrong--calls Obama "trashy"

BWHAHAHA: Some in Senate GOP Call DeMint " UNDERTAKER " not " KINGMAKER "

Lindsey Graham (R-D'bag) tries to repeal CLASS long-term care act

Almost a third of people who want the govt. to spend $ to create jobs ** voted GOP**

An idea

camera checks your insurance, tax and even whether you are tailgating or not wearing a seatbelt

Deficit hawks steered economic policy, but the doves have been proved right

Deficit hawks steered economic policy, but the doves have been proved right

Flame if you like but Nancy Pelosi should have no regrets. With any position there is always room

Chamber’s Money Well Spent: 63 Percent of Races Won; 20 Incumbent Democrats Defeated

I've used a lot of rough language on DU & never got into trouble, but

House Democrats Punished for Senate's Failure - HuffPo

Reposted "sans" banned word...

boner: 'The American People have spoken...'

Where in hell were the republicans

Can we get this worked up? The House HAS 421 already passed bills on enregy and the enviroment,

Jeff (strip search) Perry faces uncertain future

Skelton's Loss Has Some Worried About Future of Whiteman AFB

I guess this administration has absolutely no idea what the definition of compromise is

Not remembering history...or never knowing it?

Self deleted

Once again, Dems who take a strong stand for our values outperform the squishy "moderates."

Did more Republicans show up to vote than Democrats?

In this world, in this economy, with these media, extremists always win.

McConnell's adress to Heritage

If you knew that a giant octopus was going to tear down the Golden Gate Bridge in 2011...

San Francisco voters more moderate than liberal - Results show voters moderate on measures

Rhetoric Rule 46: "X didn't listen to Y" = "X didn't listen to me"

There's no point trying to read a message into the midterm results. There's no message there.

Blindsided

Quick question: As President, what big changes could Obama invoke without involving the Congress?

Can someone out there suggest an IT Union?

Mitch McConnell: Dumping Obama in 2012 Is The Only Way To Achieve The GOP Agenda

GEM$NBC brings on Dan Senor

"Given the choice between a Republican

Mr. president, bullies do not understand compromise, only a punch in the nose!

If criticism and verbal attacks don't hurt their target

I thought as I drove to work this morning how my job options/life options have changed.

GOP now has to get into the game or

Why I am Afraid

2012... you have my promise

Nonvoter Knew It Would Turn Out This Way

Day 2 After Election: Republican Congress Has Done Nothing

Who registers and who votes

Who registers and who votes

So Long, Tim Geithner

All this shit on airplanes is worrying me..My son & his wife leave for Bali next week

Talk me down: President Obama is in a no-win situation right now.

Fill in the blanks - A handy template to save time when wailing and ranting on DU

Wikileaks: Journalists Across Globe Sign Petition In Support of WikiLeaks

Wikileaks: Journalists Across Globe Sign Petition In Support of WikiLeaks

Resume Posted on Friday, job offer on Wednesday...

Sparky Anderson has passed away. (Detroit Tigers)

NC pushing to get private information on Amazon customers...

Three Panel Red-Inked Progressive Comic Strip

They're now attacking the President for Security overseas

Impulse Post; This election made me realize something

The single most important thing that the Democrats can do

2012 & 2014.. GOP Holy Grails

Feces Occurs

New Hearings Ordered for West Memphis Three

For the Repubs you know when they spew the "Obama took 18 months to invite McConnell" crap...

For the Repubs you know when they spew the "Obama took 18 months to invite McConnell" crap...

For the Repubs you know when they spew the "Obama took 18 months to invite McConnell" crap...

For the Repubs you know when they spew the "Obama took 18 months to invite McConnell" crap...

For the Repubs you know when they spew the "Obama took 18 months to invite McConnell" crap...

A final surge of legislative activity?

Last songs I added to my iPod

The election outcome is mostly Obama's fault.

The Fed is printing more money, 600 billion dollars

McConnell: Screw accomplishments, we're on the attack!...

Mark my words, after the Pukes take control in January, the economy magically improves

Mark my words, after the Pukes take control in January, the economy magically improves

Heads-Up !!! - 'Orszag Coming for Your Social Security' - FDL

For every 52 cars shipped to the United States from Korea, the U.S. can export only one

Decoupling of the tax cuts based on income is a good compromise

"I asked him if he would... in this lame duck session fight to stop the death tax from being reinst

10 Percent of the People Voted for Republicanism

Anybody need a good laugh? A REALLY GOOD laugh?

Baseball LEGEND Sparky Anderson DEAD At 76

Hartmann: Obama hoping billionaires will fund his 2012 campaign

Hartmann: Obama hoping billionaires will fund his 2012 campaign

Whoop, There It Is... 'Bush: I Gave The Order To Waterboard' - TPM

Republicans ponder big loss in California

Compromiser in Chief? Or Unwilling to Bend?

Kiss The Jobs and Wages Goodbye: Hello "Free Trade" Again

(facepalm)

Oh My......Bristol Palin didn't turn in her absentee ballot

Ok centrists, splain this to me

Obama may not be the Manchurian Candidate (per Stallone) but Republicanian candidate, maybe.........

Not Another FUCKING PENNY - You Idiots WASTED IT ALL

I can hardly wait to see these teaparty winners fail on the job.

The telephone guys came by and admired my bumpersticker

Wait, so the party that kicked you in the nuts everytime you compromised with them..

Upside: I haven't seen/heard one single campaign commercial/radio ad all day long.

Here is the GOPs plan for the next two years....and not much we can do about it!

Progressive Stand

McConnell: Top Priority To make Obama 1 term President.

Dean Camp Sees Mischief Behind Rumors That He'll Primary Obama

Dean Camp Sees Mischief Behind Rumors That He'll Primary Obama

How will the public react when the GOP congress blows tax $s getting nothing done?

David Broder right about something....

DC's New Food Truck

Bachmann uses forwarded e-mail crap to formulate policy decisions

When life gives you a Boehner, make Boehner Juice...

Obama must now appoint only conservative republicans to all posts.

Lexington Ky elects its first openly gay mayor.

LOL this place cracks me up

A run of mediocre Presidents since LBJ?

The 24-hour news cycle is now a "forum" and spawns "flame wars"

Even the GOP seems to know Bachmann is a friggin' loon

NYT: How Obama Saved Capitalism and Lost the Midterms

The answers to all your questions about the elections:How We Got Here

Real reason GOP has to have tax cut agenda

For those who hate Ratigan, he's about to bring attention to

Sometimes, the light at the end of the tunnel isn't the Promised Land-- it's just New Jersey.

Would someone please explain the CNBC lunatic's

Post-election DU

Post-election DU

Mr. President, we elected you, not Mitch McConnell

Repeal The Health Care Law? Not So Easy

What Colorado DIDN'T do

What Colorado DIDN'T do

Has anyone here read Sex at Dawn? If so, what did you think?

Serious question about that UBS ad and Puccini's

Never forget the pain you felt yesterday...

‘Damn right’ I personally ordered waterboarding: Bush

So why hasn't the Washington Senate race been called?

Economist Joseph Stiglitz: Put Corporate Criminals in Jail

A Case Study in Bullshit: Obama's "200 Million A Day" Trip

Countering right wing media, specifically talk radio....

Bumper Sticker Idea For 2012

Mitch Daniels thanks Hoosier Repubs for their support two days after the election:

Arizona Immigration law author elected state Senate president

editorials in local trash paper post-election...feel free to comment at site

34 warships sent from US for Obama visit (to India)

The Anglo-French defence pact: Divided we fall

I guess stark reality don't do well round these parts

I guess stark reality don't do well round these parts

How the hell did tax cuts get to be such an issue, when so many people aren't working?

Where's the most reliable cumulative total and breakdown of outside spending in this election?

Schuler To Challenge Pelosi

So how many of you are going to join the party Ratigan, Uygur, and Greenwald are setting up?

Good news out of Illinois....Gov Quinn projected winner

Both Dean and Feingold have strongly denied all claims that they'll "primary" Obama

Where is the "NO"???

Gee what a shock, Rush the idiot has no clue

Calling All Simpletons - Re: "Sharia Law"

Where is the best place to put our outrage and energy?

ED SCHULTZ: President Obama rolled over today and he was steamrolled by the election.

AFA: Government Must Mandate All Married Couples Have Three Children

Loving Grayson on MSNBC right now!!!

Under the radar: Republicans now control redistricting in sixteen states

Coventina's admonishment to those who didn't vote or are threatening not to in 2012

No more waking up to NPR for me

How Harry Reid Won

All of us that came to this site in 2001 and 2004 know the feeling of defeat

FDR: "Government by organized money is just as dangerous as government by organized mob"

Well, one good thing came out of Tuesday's election in Missouri

Sarah Palin Complains About Invasion Of Her Privacy On First Episode of Her Reality Show

10 Scariest Republicans Heading to Congress: 1st up FL's version of Sharron Angle- Rep. Sandra Adams

You have 2 min of Obama's time: What would you tell him?

Alan Grayson: Easy to explain why I lost ("If Democrats don't vote, then Democrats can't win")

Dean Camp Sees Mischief Behind Rumors That He'll Primary Obama

‘Damn right’ I personally ordered waterboarding: Bush

Current immigration problem at my small business company

Dingell, Peters won closest races of career, state while running on - not from - legislative record

Yahoo News confirms disproportionate drop in gay vote support for Dems

WikiLeaks’ Assange to sue Sweden over rape investigation

Maddow, O'Donnell, and Olbermann need to get real..

We're a little divided now... but within 6 months, the GOP's actions will have us united

We're a little divided now... but within 6 months, the GOP's actions will have us united

DOD-funded medical research -- good stuff!

Union Member Votes Save Democrats from Worse Disaster

For anyone feeling bad about the elections.....remember

20,000 students in Dublin protest education cuts. push back against police.

This is cool as fuck: Meet the Freedom Stik!

It's Starting.....GOP Senators Blaming Tea Party for Failure to Capture Senate

It's Starting.....GOP Senators Blaming Tea Party for Failure to Capture Senate

The Unmentioned...Iraqi Refugees

press releases by Physicians for a National Health Plan...docs DO favor UHC

George Takei calls out bigot knucklehead Clint McCance

George Takei calls out bigot knucklehead Clint McCance

Michael Moore's advice to Pres. Obama

Taken Down Like A Freeper Troll !...... I Tried to Rally Us against these Repug Animals !

Little boy as Daphne for Halloween.

Would the average American be so exorcised about taxes if he was getting his money's worth?

We have been kneecapped.

The key to Rand Paul's victory.......

New House Speaker-to-be Boehner Demonstrating How Republicans Boost the Economy.

Wow... "Welcome, My Friends, To The Suck That Never Ends." - Bob Cesca/HoffPo

Is PALIN's obnoxiousness just plain ignorant immaturity?!1 Plus, Tina FEY's knock-out line about her

John Poopy pants McLame campaigned HARD and NASTILY against Reid and Boxer

Is The R Victory In The House A Pyrrhic Victory?

Elaine Marshall's office was swamped today with phone calls

Source of aggravation

Why didnt we organize the working people with grievances instead of the Tea Party?

I wish the media would STFU about Palin.

Greatest threat?

PART TWO of "Michael Moore on Lawrence O'Donnell" Tonight

Obama drops plan to limit global warming gases

How about we change Veteran's Day to voting day?

Obama-Claus steals Christmas in Tea Party children’s book

I know in my heart

World Series-related question: remember Bush said he'd never go to San Francisco?

So Much for Looking to the Future With The Republicans

Gronstal: No gay marriage vote (Iowa)

Whatever happene to the much vaunted Hispanic and "youth" vote in Arizona?

Look at it this way: The Repugs always screw themselves.

YouTube removes terror videos

YouTube removes terror videos

Well, well now Big Eddy is saying exactly what I have been

Why I voted no on Prop 19

Michael Moore: 99% of all progressives got re-elected yesterday.

"My son is gay--or maybe he isn't."

Right now, Meg Whitman is:

Hey Mitch

TMW: How to literally mortgage your children's future

Was the phrase "marketplace of ideas" your first clue

Fratricide

Fratricide

BEST ad of the midterms- 1 to REMEMBER- Harry Reid's paean to healthcare reform, according to Republican pollster

May I be mean-spirited for a minute?

Today in climate change: 101 degrees in Santa Ana beats old record by 22 degrees

Law firm of BP claims czar paid $3.3M so far

My adult daughter said that all the buzz among boomers who did not vote is that they are pissed

It's amazing - they get 1 of 3 branches and they get to call all of the shots!

first they took the manufacturing jobs and I didn't complain

Mike Thompson's toon on the teabaggers at the gates

Mike Thompson's toon on the teabaggers at the gates

WikiLeaks’ Assange to sue Sweden over rape investigation

WikiLeaks’ Assange to sue Sweden over rape investigation

Boenher Carotene

Silver linings

Sarah Palin is whining about an invasion of her privacy.

Boy, I like this newly-elected Colorado Senator, Michael Bennett. Congrats, Colorado!

Will Democrats attempt to "preempt" Republicans in the Lame Duck Session?

Recount in North Carolina's Second Congressional District. Etheridge vs. Teabagger Renee Elmers

Heath Shuler Would Challenge Pelosi For House Minority Leader Post

Feingold loses and KOHL sends an email about defense spending

Patty Murray has widened her lead to about 50,000 votes over Dino.

Time to declare Murray the winner

99% progressive Dems were re-elected , half the blue dogs lost

mitch mcconnell is making all the right moves

mitch mcconnell is making all the right moves

Obama-Claus steals Christmas in Tea Party children’s book:

Sarah Palin's 'Favorite' Tweet Is About Our 'Taliban Muslim Illegally Elected President'

amazing lying sack of Shit Dick Armey on Cspan today.

Yahoo is insufferable. Reporting on election night coverage..

Yahoo is insufferable. Reporting on election night coverage..

Sorry Christine O'Donnell

Oklahoma parents upset that son's class assigned reciting Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish

Fuck the RIAA....This has to STOP!

There are victories to be had in Asia, Mr Obama

First they took the manufacturing jobs and I didn't complain

How to Write A Letter to The President

“Voters Want a Recovery That Works for Everyone”

Bush's other admissions of war crimes (and Cheney's)

Palin Endorses tweet calling Obama "Illegally Elected President"

Manufacturing industry the reason health care was reformed?

The end of which party?

How should Obama and the democrats deal with climate change in the next two years?

My state representative is leading by 15 votes, waiting on provisional ballots

Abbott and Costello discuss the advantages of union membership

Free Speech TV ...Excellent Panel Discussion of Election....

You know when I'm going to stop calling them teabaggers?

Maybe Harry Reid should be DNC Chair since he won the election

It shouldn't have even been a fight, but Pat Quinn just took IL

Reader responses to NYTimes on Russ Feingold's defeat reveals reason why he lost:

So ..... will Speaker Boner sell that big jet they whined about when Pelosi flew home on it?

Obama Can Pursue Ambitious Agenda Without Congress's Help

Boehner's dream for America.."A rotten job for every American"

We laughed about Idiot Son. We laughed about the teabaggers.

Remember who the Republicans blamed for their 2008 election disaster?

Do you think President Obama will demand a repeal of DADT in his meeting with Congressional leaders?

A little positive news - Brown, Schwarzenegger head to Sacramento together

Reminder: Part Two of Michael Moore on Lawrence O'Donnell tonight

Did Steny Hoyer oust Nancy Pelosi?

None of the challenges we face lend themselves to simple solutions or bumper-sticker slogans- WRONG

why let math get in the way of your message: they just can't help themselves...

Time for a huddle, we have to brainstorm some strategy for 2012

AFL-CIO says it helped Dems (isn’t sorry for the role it played in ousting Democratic Sen. Lincoln)

Follow the money...in NC here's how this historic upset happened

Democratic Congressman's Career-Killing Outburst Was Engineered by GOP Tricksters

Insurance versus discount plans

Email campaign - help!

A few thoughts about the Teabaggers...

In Response To Wanting Obama/Democrats To Lead The Fight...

George W Bush did an incredible job in the Presidency

A surprisingly large group will credit Republicans with this development

Near the end of my last Tuesday canvass, I frightened a woman

MSNBC Video: Newman's Own Celebrates Milestone ($300 million in charitable gifts)

ATTENTION: Rachel is going to address the "incredibly untrue" stories about the cost of

Palin disabled comments for her youtube commercial. She is violating OUR 1st amendment rights!!

No Chin McConnell says the President will have to "move in their direction or double down"

Salon: A mother's anti-homophobia rant goes viral

Rachel commenting on the Alternate Self-Contained Rightwing Media Universe

Nonvoter Knew It Would Turn Out This Way

Electing Rahm Emmanuel mayor of Chicago would actually be the best revenge we could get on him.

My older brother gets RIGHT WING echo machine

Rick Perry: "Bush did an incredible job in the Presidency protecting us

Senator Murray is now winning by 46,573 votes and counting

Dear MWhitman sorry you have not won this time

UPDATE Patty Murray Wins 4th US Senate Term 51%/48%

attn DU Lawyers: Peter DeFazio was just on Hartman

W.Va. mine safety chief resigns, acting head named (mining investigation into the worst in 40 years)

Please, please, please let this happen. The new face of the GOP Leadership in the House?

Karl Rove: ‘Climate Is Gone’

Tea Party has targeted 10 Republicans

Sounds like all the late calls are going Dem.

Fugitive ex-president apprehended in Tallahassee motel

RM is a vampire.... She looks very good

Murray reelected ! "Smirk" Rossi concedes in WA

SF now in "death watch" mode for Nancy Pelosi

Hey Obama! Why not kick Rush Limbaugh off of Armed Forces Radio Now ?

Looking for a bumper sticker link

More, more, more: My election night Facebook rant.

The "American People"?

A song for the RWer of your choice: Nominations taken here.

A song for the RWer of your choice: Nominations taken here.

It's not right to focus on our opponents' appearance...

Can the President change the congressional medical plan?

19 Iconic Products That America Doesn't Make Anymore

It is the economy stupid

So what will be the first bills passed by the Republican House?

I just heard Governor Goodhair

This is my Representative. He ran, basically uncontested, and 'won'.

Obama: universally recognized as the man who brought ruin on the Democratic party

Catch Maddow tonight if you can. She is breaking these idiots down perfectly

What would happen if Wikileaks posted Leaked Bank emails (Citi, etc.)?

Joe, please let the press 'overhear' you say "Fuck Mitch McConnell"

I'm starting to think that American voters are actually consistent and aware.

If we can't win the mass media, what ground can we advance on?

Pissin' in the wind

Need a fact researched about Republican spending this election

A leaky orange Boner requires penicillin, not a leadership position!

TANK JONES

Take a look at this for understanding

Chris Floyd: Dissatisfied Mind: Flickers of Hope in a Deadly Political Cycle

Rossi Concedes

Politifact rates Michele Bachmann's claim regarding Obama India trip $200 million per day - FALSE

Wow! Check Out The Future Of Compressed Air Cars...

WORST GAFFE this election cycle? My vote goes to new NV Gov 'My kids don't look Hispanic' Brian Sandoval

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Can someone please explain to me......this whole power thing...

After many years of elections (I am 45) maybe I should be more like this....

If we're "all in this together against the GOP"

Working class voters vs. the Political class.

It's official Raul Grijalva won in Az! He really had a rough challenge from a teabagger

President Obama administration

It's official! Murray gets her seat back!

help with a poll that has some consequences

California Democrats GAINED seats in the legislature

Marshall Ganz: How Obama lost his voice, and how he can get it back (MUST READ)

The West Is Won!

McConnell: Ousting Obama is “Only Way”

Progressive Taxation: Can anybody spare a ton of bricks?

Frum saying repugs have problems, mcconnell not in good position

Young people don't watch the news

My healthcare plan went up $5.00 for office and specialist copays

"Bipartisanship"

Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) making some reasonable comments about filibuster on NPR earlier

sooo the Fed is printing mo'Money...? Let's get in on that action!

watching rachel & wondering: can democracy exist with a blatantly lying media ?

Republicans CANNOT NAME THE CUTS THEY WANT!!!

Palin emails ABC news to stop covering Taliban Muslim Twittergate

Palin emails ABC news to stop covering Taliban Muslim Twittergate

UPDATE..... WA US SENATE MURRAY 52% 3 time LOSSI 48%

New Deal 2.0 NAILS it about the election

Gregoire: No choice left but to make painful cuts

Newsweek: The GOP's Senior Moment - and why that could spell trouble for Seniors ahead

I want to apologize for Kansas to all of the DU. We are an embarrassment to this country!

Foreign Policy.com: Senate Loses Its Left-Wing Leader On Foreign Policy

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU'VE DONE

The 2010 election happy news good fun time topic!

Ya know what's funny? The CONs ran against unemployment.

Tea Party States Are Welfare States...

I want hearings on evolution!

Enough blame to go around, but here's how DU can unite--and be useful

I'm confused about how spending defeated Feingold and Grayson

Scientists find dead, dying corals near BP well

Scientists find dead, dying corals near BP well

Scientists find dead, dying corals near BP well

I WANT MY COUNTRY BACK!!!!

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

So I run into my republican neighbor today. Tells me he is moving to Canada

I Hope Nancy Pelosi Stays

Could the Teabaggers shut down the government?

Should we start movement to get Bachmann the Speaker position?

Does anyone know the exact percent of people that voted Repub/TeaP

U.S. Chamber of Commerce ~ Committee of 100 Members listed here:

Kinda excited to see Murkowski refudiate Quitter

Why did the Republicans fail to win the Senate?

OK, I give...we should repeal healthcare...

so tell me....was Clinton painted as a failure when he lost both the House and the Senate?

Employers Can Now Spy on You on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Other Sites

If Corporations can now make campaign contributions

I spent most of the day putting together this spreadsheet about the final numbers in the election

Concerning Republicans filibustering when the debt ceiling needs to be raised...

Do you think anything we say gets back to the President?

Why is it impossible to have an open debate about the class warfare going on?

Food Sellers to Raise Prices, Even as Consumers Pinch Pennies

There is some confusion on DU and everywhere else about the term "liberal."

Ok I have history channel in the background

Was villifying the Tea Party a strategic mistake?

Bumper sticker politics

Oval office address to the Nation

lol - the orange boner's facebook page -

Nicholas Kristof: Mr. Obama, It’s Time for Some Poetry

On Being A Liberal - JFK 1960

Blix responds to Bush: "I wish (Bush) had had that feeling before he went to war"

Hello Palin, buh-bye sanity.

I circled some important observations about Missouri Mid-term turnout

James Carville on Anderson Cooper,,

Fox Cancels NV Voter Fraud Segment After Sharron Angle Concedes (because she lost by too much)

Fox Cancels NV Voter Fraud Segment After Sharron Angle Concedes (because she lost by too much)

Patty Murray wins, gives Democrats 1 more in Senate

Pubbie Pal Asks: When do we stop blaming Bush and start blaming Obama?

David Lazarus, LAT: Consumers' right to file class actions is in danger

What did reaching out to the right get us?

If your Boehner remains orange for more than four hours, consult your physician.

Harry Reid Out-Obamas Obama With Working Class Coalition - FDL

My son is gay

advice for young women who may think of moving to Florida

QUESTION: Who pays for the debt caused by continuing the Bush tax cuts for the top 2%?

Germany ordains its first female rabbi since the Holocaust

Denver Post: Bennet wins Senate race (Tea Party loses another race)

What if Obama had his meetings or negotiations with the Repubs televised?

FREE 12 oz coffee Friday mornings in November (Burger King) no purchase necessary

FREE 12 oz coffee Friday mornings in November (Burger King) no purchase necessary

Has anyone got the overall numbers of Republican versus Democratic voters nationwide?

When last did a statewide R incumbent suddenly run as an independent and Democrats

please review my "official" Gulf War 1 Veterans Day editorial

Former DE US Representative Mike Castle (R) blames O'Donnell for Democrats big wins in state

Boner sez American People have spoken;I say it was the Corporate Billion$

Obama announces he will spend remainder of presidency ensuring McConnell loses next election

David Cassidy charged with DUI, half empty bottle of bourbon in car

I posted this back in August and man did I get criticized

I posted this back in August and man did I get criticized

Hey teabaggers, if you're really so against wasteful spending, you should be out to end the war.

I can't wait until kids have to start talking about Boehner in class.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is now officially a legal authority

Obama's 'Slurpee Summit' joke makes icy drink hot (7-11 trying to make it happen)

What's the story with CT Gubernatorial? Malloy.... or the other guy? nt

Team Obama Blaming Rahm

NC state GOP going to cut budget by 15%... all at once

Corporate-Backed, Anti-Union ‘Secret Ballot’ Measures Pass in Four States

Tom Donohue: Obama's Tormentor

So Speaker Boehner can you show us your birth certificate?

Mconnell - Our primary goal is to get rid of Obama

Mconnell - Our primary goal is to get rid of Obama

So, do we support the 50-state strategy, or do we support making the party more liberal?

The GOP grand scheme:Their plan was very simple. And now they're closer than ever to completing it.

Blue Dogs Lose in Numbers, Progressive Dems Gain

The Right is doing to Obama what they did to Carter

Here is how disconnected Americans are

Pretty screwed here in NM

Brush your teeth 3 times a week to reduce the chance of mouth disease - pics

Arne's happy today. His education plans came from GOP playbook anyway.

I thought Obama was a chess player and that he had a plan that

So how many of the lost Blue Dog seats are going to go to progressives in two years?

What would happen in a TEA BAGGER UTOPIA? (Please list your ideas)

Where is the "NO"???

Get A Load Of Dick Armey's Threat !!!

Could You See Yourself Voting for a Liberal Alternative to Obama in 2012???

Chamber's War On Obama Just Getting Started - HuffPo

Chamber's War On Obama Just Getting Started - HuffPo

Chamber's War On Obama Just Getting Started - HuffPo

I am convinced now that the MSM was heavily responsible for for our losses

Oh NO! American has a weepy orange Boner!!!

There's A Theory Going Around, That It Was Liberal Negativism That Cost Us The House

Why Feingold lost: conservatives rejected him (according to exit polling)

Republicans are ALREADY failing! New House Judiciary Chairman to Obama: Prepare for Investigations

Nearly a third of gays voted for GOP

I live in CA. For weeks and weeks before the election, teabaggers were on the corner

The Cold Civil War...continues...*

The Tragedy of the Obama Administration: "The opportunity for greatness .... was ignored"

The Republicans. Let's say they get Obama gone, sweep the country with

DUers who just lost their Blue Dogs and anyone else in Red State Hell.

Patriot Guard Riders -TN/AL - Wounded Warrior Project, Ft. Campbell, KY/Huntsville, AL 9 NOV 10

I have to confess that I have a very deep dark hatred for conservatives right now

An Open Letter to Michael Moore by Philip A. Farruggio

Dems should stage a partial walkout during the vote to raise the debt ceiling next year.

They have fucking declared war on Obama - McConnell right this minute is

The White Flag of Surrender flies over the White House

Your Concerns are Trivial!

Good News: We're Holding on to 1 More House Seat: Connolly (D, VA-11) -- though not yet "official"

Swarm of GOP Psyops in the last 48 hours!

gawd dammit, gawd dammit, GAWDAMMIT! Why couldn't Prop Nineteen have passed?

gawd dammit, gawd dammit, GAWDAMMIT! Why couldn't Prop Nineteen have passed?

Obama Signals Compromise on Tax Cuts

Feingold for DNC Chair (nt)

Feingold for DNC Chair (nt)

Consumers' right to file class actions is in danger

You have got to be fucking kidding me...

previously confidential report confirmed Gulf War Illness was due to exposure

Politics is not about colors. Colors never change.

San Diego Has Hottest November day in at least 138 years

How President Obama Can Resurrect His Presidency

Republicans CAN name the cuts that they want--but they won't.

$1.64 billion: Projected amount spent on Republican candidates and concerns in 2010.

It's tiresome listening to all the folk, who didn't lift a finger, babble about what went wrong

The Rude Pundit: Time for the Next Round of This Fight (Part 1: The Lame Duck Can Still Fly)

How Do You Kick DU Addiction?

Yikes. All 95 who pledged to support Net Neutrality lost yesterday

Good clean fun or too sexual for girls that age?

Everyone needs to calm down

I know that this may come to surprise to some of us...

DUers who say election means Dems must go further left...

Majority Report Radio with Sam Seder launched yesterday

A shout out for the first female Speaker of the House

The electorate spoke

"Dear Red States", a letter from the Blue

Time to get to work for 2012 -- We'll have 21 dem senate seats up, 10 republican, and 2 independent

Let's get fucking real.

How do you think this election would have gone if there'd been a strong independent Left party?

What should Russ Feingold do now?

Did you know that Lionel Richie wrote a song about Dino Rossi?

My heart is broken

No war but the class war. If voters had perceived that Democratic politicians were improving their

We lost because people are stupid

How not to win friends and influence people.

Can anyone identify this woman?

Can anyone identify this woman?

Let's draw up a strategy for the next two years...

I can't remember the last time I've had to change a lightbulb

A tea bagger co-worker explained how he would fix America in 6 months

Wisconsin is totally shit outta luck

Girl Scout uniforms: Made in the U.S.A.

Harkin warns: No repealing or defunding healthcare reform on my committees

29,000,000 No Shows on Election Day

Why I keep harping on the treatment of gays by Democrats.

Grayson: Democratic ‘appeasement’ cost us the election

Job Tracker: Find out which companies in your area are exporting jobs, violating employee rights,

How the New GOP House Plans to Kill You

Why is "Saint" Kucinich going on FAUX

Mastermind and funder of the town hall riots is now Florida's governor.

Happy Deepavali/Diwali Everyone!

Did CA get bluer, while the nation got redder, because Debra Bowen threw out touchscreen voting?

Common Enemies of We, the People: a DU collaborative thread. Fred Malek

What if we all put our efforts -- and anger and frustration -- behind overturning Citizens United?

It's going to be fun this coming Sunday...

Fuck the House

Lakers 5 & 0

The Four Freedoms Speech by FDR --- AUDIO

Know what makes me mad? When people just don't fucking listen.

Frenchie and Dawgs, if you do not know it by now, you will never ever

These two geeks behind me in training class are just constantly bitching at each other

This Day in History - Lest We Forget

But the bars we could reach were just barflies on the beach. nt

about all those shades of gray

Free coffee at Burger King

MSNBC: The Last Word

But the cars we could race were just dragsters on the beach. nt

Does Olive Garden salt their eggplant? Do they salt the narwhal before putting it in the alfredo?

Salting eggplant?

If I hear a republican talk about "compromise" again, I'm going to scream

RUSS FEINGOLD for DNC Chair! Before this week could you answer this question?

Man Plans Special Weekend To Reaffirm Commitment To Xbox 360

The word of the day is "turtle burger". Replace any word in a thread title with "turtle burger".

The turtle burger of the day is "word". Replace any turtle burger in a thread title with "word".

Thursday's pissed off kitteh

I got a new toy!

Post something non-ragey.

Sparky Anderson has just passed away

Just heard Sparky Anderson passed away this morning

Prosecutor: Teenager picked wrong transvestite prostitute to rob

George Takei (Sulu of Star Trek) on NBA star Tim Hardaway's homophobia...

Humor with Google

LOL... This guy at DKos invents the "Freedom Stik!" Bloody brilliant

I got a free beer at the OFA office Wednesday: That's almost 10 drops of beer for every door

dr. phil has spoiled and entitled women on - incredible

Just feeling discouraged and sucky today - with our leader giving away EVERYTHING

Spock would have been a lot looser if his parents hadn't named him YouWouldntBeAbleToPronounceIt

Is there anyway I can remove that disgusting vegetarian AD?

Is Sarah Palin A Formidable Foe Or A Flake?

I have a tech question about DU.

Google Map directions from Japan to China

Last songs I added to my iPod

Tina FEY's totally devastating smackdown of PALIN in one line

Just in time for the USA's plunge into default... Americathon!

Apple Stores?

Think about it - the Tea Party cost the republicans the senate

Got the first Christmas catalogues in yesterday's mail.

BOW BEFORE THE POWER OF MY BIG ORANGE BOEHNER!!!!! (dial-up warning)

This is a psychic paper post

I think we are being invaded....

How hot is your hot water? Ours is more than 140 deg F

There Was Always That One Kid That Ruined Every D&D Game ...

N/2 S/2, SW/4 SW/4, SE/4 SE/4, W/2 NE/4, SE/4 NE/4, NW/4

What is your favorite song of all time?

The Call Up

Joe likes the idea of extending the idea of whoever's rich to a million dollars! Of course, he does!

i'm just all like

Tip you Hotel Housekeeper.

They're partying in the House, but voters will suffer the hangover

Don Henley was a prophet

I have a STARTLING admission to make here

My family is in trouble, my 9m/o niece is starting to walk..

Is Lebowski wrong? Eagles vs. Creedence

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl

The Cardinal is IN THE HOUSE!

Just for fun: Create your own Old Testament name.

Star Trek question... any Trekkies out there?

My shoes won't stay tied, especially my right shoe. Isn't there some kind

Ultrasound shows my nephew has three legs

Latino Voters Deliver the Senate to Democrats

I'm curious if someone can explain what I don't know, anyone?

This sums it up for us cat people

Sir Sean Connery nude found among late artist's works

You call this a big Republican victory??

Newhart

Newhart

Friday's OH SO FAIL

Damn, DU is just addictive

I think I'll get an orange tabby cat

the weirdest cat picture I've ever taken -- dialup warning

Peter Frampton was on Oprah today

Can't access my youtube account..anyone else having trouble?

How Obama can Pursue an Ambitious Agenda

Was there a candy corn sortage this Halloween. I could not find

Some positive DU vibes for Kali's husband...

can someone write a resume for me?

Senate Republicans Point Fingers

Norman Lear: Enough Already With "The American People"

Do you think that the Reid victory in NV is a good indication of what Obama-Palin 2012 will be like?

CNN calls Oregon Governor race for Kitzhaber.(D)

A Minnesota recount could hurt Democratic chances

Democrats, Democratic Party Organization and all that jazz..

LOL you gotta see this hate mail

Just got an e-mail from Russ Feingold

Got this cartoon from a Tea Bag friend:

I can see that DU is going to be a lot of fun for the next year and half

Liquidation Day is here....................

"To the liberal non-voters " ; plus, please DU the poll at link

OBAMA! ANGRY! GRRR! REC IF ANGRY TOO! ARGH! MAD! TOLD YOU SO! ARGH! FIRE! GRR! ERRG! REPUBLICANS!

Have the Senate Democrats said they will reform the filibuster?

Republicans screwed up, failed to sweep into power.

Little reminders of two years ago:

POTUS playing 3D chess, while the GOP seniors play checkers

Up-date on college student needing vibes -

Top GOP Contenders For Chairmanships Are All White Males

Howard Dean is 'absolutely, categorically not running in 2012'

House GOP (Issa) May Investigate Bush

Drive-In Theaters... Fuck Yes!

The Private Life of a Cat (1944)

Obama's India Trip -- Not As Expensive As You May Have Heard

Does one nostril work better than the other?

McConnell Taunts Obama (updated)

You all know how we say "If you dont' vote you can't complain!"?

So, this election was a referendum AGAINST Obama and progressives, huh?

I know this is easy for me to say since I live in Chicago and have kick ass representatives. But

Romney and Huckabee trounces Obama for 2012

I have a STARLING submission to make here

After Tuesday's Election Which State Has the Most Repugnant Gov. and Congressional Delegation

Obama moves toward GOP on tax cuts

I might not like this asshole Bush but at least he stands by his principles

GOP flips 14 state legislatures and unifies control of 25

The debt ceiling vote is fast approaching/ the tea party's first test

I truly thank Mitch McConnell.

The Dopes who voted for "change" are getting the same old poop -- Partisan Gridlock

McConnell doe snot understand what happened.

Shouldn't we, "the American People", Organize to Demand Reform on the Filibuster?????

The media is trying to whip up trouble for the President on a Primary challenger

I wish to apologize to all the HRC supporters

Whie there's no *direct* correlation between Blue Dogs losing and progressive policy...

Let the Madness Begin: GOP likely to urge Obama officials not to shred documents

Don't forget Cenk is on at 3:00PM Eastern time on MSNBC

Why We Lost - Old White People For Boner

Please stop using the phrase "lame duck". Obama is not one.

Anatomy of a cave-in

Mr. President - Abe Lincoln Freed The Slaves - Why Have You Become The Repubs Boy?......

I hope everybody knows what the rethugs mean by SMALLER GOVERNMENT

Voting Is A Right. Should It Become A Law?

"Republicans Vow to Cancel Afghan Drawdown Date" By Jason Ditz

A must listen to podcast: Allan Lichtman on the midterms and Obama in 2012

Gibbs: Obama Will Listen To GOP Pitch On Extending Tax Cuts For Wealthy

Would it be time for Obama to ask for Line Item Veto?

What Obama Can Learn from the Social Movements That Changed the World

There are only three ways that people can complain about their taxes going up.

Gibbs on now MSNBC nt

Tom the Dancing Bug: 'President Barack Obadger! He's ruining my life!'

Which TV series got canceled too soon

The man can "Float like a butterfly...

Green Tide: The More Money You Make, the More Likely You Voted Republican

Nate Silver post election analysis: Enthusiasm Gap

IL - Democrats keep the governorship. Quinn (D) narrowly elected

Well who would have guessed it.. Looked at my Election Prediction op and I nailed it.

What I'd really like to see, Mr. President, is for you to let the tax cuts expire

Will Boehner and McConnell attend the WH meeting of party leaders called by the President?

Dems Learn to Throw Elbows.

Illinois Gov. Quinn narrowly defeats GOP opponent (AP)

The Speech I Want to Hear

Should Liberals Give Up on Politics?

Had the progressive blogoshere been around in 1994 . . .

Pranksters fill Holbrook front lawn with political signs

We need an anti-corporate tea-party from the Left

White House Pushes Back on Tax Cuts for Wealthy

DAMN!!! Big Ed gone nuts on the President

The income tax outcome will show us how Obama will handle the next two years

Let's get something straight about this "End the filibuster cr@p"

Today in politics: McTurtleface: We want to destroy him. Prez: I will do what they want

Maybe A Lot of Americans Don't Vote for Progressives Because No One Communicates Our Values to Them

Snapshots of turnout in Michigan

why is this fat ass Penn being interviewed

Choose the teabaggers' victory anthem for 2010 here

Those who think this was lots worse than '94 are wrong...

How about labels for the candidates who took U.S. Chamber $$$???

Is setting the President up for failure, treason?

We Should Ask Lisa Murkowski To Caucus With Us

2010 Governor Races: GOP had a net gain of only 5--in '94 they netted 12--Dems won gov vote 50-46

Majorities Don't Last Forever-The Democrats lost, but they shouldn't act defeated.

As storm threatens Haiti, $1.15B in reconstruction aid still stuck in Washington

'Don't ask, don't tell' report expected to be delivered to Gates on Dec. 1

when does the firings or resignations begin? Kaine, Gibbs, Ax. They all should go

Team Obama Blaming Rahm

Now I get a chance to post.

Filibuster Reform: Is 52 a workable number?

An Australian Perspective: Elections are on Saturdays.

Watch for a call in WA-SEN race soon. Murray is now at 51.51%, compared to Rossi's 48.49%.

Bi-partisanship, olive branches, reaching out to Republicans

The blue dogs are still showing there ass one challenging Pelosi

Democratic Big Dogs, Blue Dogs, Young Pups Swept Away

Thread dedicated to blaming huge losses on things OTHER than Obama and the Democrats

Sam Sader

Bush: Damn Right I Ordered Torture.

Rush Holt's win in NJ was inspiring

Dean- ..we will wrap that around their necks and beat the hell out of them in 2012

I found a wonderful site for anyone gearing up for 2012 already, and

Driver gets false 'revenge' ticket for telling-off parking officer

After Election 2010, President Obama Has Learned Its’ About Unemployment and Jobs

Here is proof of how intellectually challenged right wingers are:

Rare Winner for Southern Democrats

The truth is that a lot of those first time voters from 08 just jumped on the bandwagon. Plain and

Qantas plane makes emergency landing in Singapore

Brown win, Prop. 25 passage give Dems new clout

Republicans Exceed Expectations in 2010 State Legislative Elections

France arrests two for suspected militant links

Regarding subpoenas...

Singapore Tops World Bank Survey on Ease of Doing Business for Fifth Year

Yes, Obama DID have some major achievements...so why didn't THE WHITE HOUSE get that message out?

White House aligns with Supreme Court conservatives in religious schools case (Catholic News Agency)

Dead candidate wins CA state senate election

Nearly 100 Toronto officers to be disciplined over (G20) summit conduct

GOP captures 30% of voters who want more spending to create jobs

US for first time submits human rights record to world scrutiny

Bush considered ditching 'Darth Vader' Cheney

Arkansas Supreme Court Orders New Hearing for Damien Echols

The €6bn bloodbath

Murray declared the winner!!

Dems win moderates, conservatives dominate GOP

The reaction to 1994 was far worse than what happened Tuesday because

Official: 1 Yemen bomb 17 mins. from exploding

How'd we get from this...

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report [11/04/2010]

McConnell tells Obama 'start listening to the electorate'

Spain may upend name game in gender equality push

Oh My......Bristol Palin didn't turn in her absentee ballot

Check out today's exchange between Gibbs and a reporter regarding the cost of the India trip...

Republicans scuffle over US House banking panel

Emergency declared on India-bound flight

Emergency declared on India-bound flight

Spain's 10-Year-Old Mom: Family Are 'Happy'

Church killings may put end to Christianity in Iraq

US spied on Norweigan protestors at Oslo embassy

Before G-20, Sarkozy Says He Will Need Chinese Help

The Anglo-French defence pact: Divided we fall

Is it time for the US to require all eligible persons to vote, a la Australia?

With new Congress, Canada can expect trade, border flare-ups

Initial Unemployment Claims in U.S. Increase More Than Forecast to 457,000

Extending Bush's tax cuts for 2 years is worse than making them permanent

I feel like DU is that crazed girl in Airplane! and we need to line up to smack the shit out of it.

Team Obama Blaming Rahm

Republican: Important for GOP to avoid 'witch hunts'

Piedmont Agents (3,000) Vote CWA Yes

China's Hu tops Forbes 'most powerful' list

Name your cuts gov perry...

What Obama should have said -- and what he needs to do

Brazil prosecutor wants probe of 'hate' messages

Obama invites Republicans and Democrats to White House

24 hours after getting a tad pissy, I'm still angry that we're not radicalizing.

Europe taking phosphates out of wash in water clean-up

Bachmann bid for GOP leadership gets cool reaction

There are victories to be had in Asia, Mr Obama

Republicans not even sworn in yet. Already showing Democrats

Oil Climbs to Six-Month High in New York as Dollar Tumbles on Fed Stimulus

Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson dead at 76

Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson dead at 76

Julian Assange Intends to Seek Asylum in Switzerland

NBC: Quinn is apparent winner in Illinois gov race

Wash. Dem Sen. Patty Murray beats GOP's Dino Rossi

Oregon Democrat wins historic 3rd term as governor

Brazil wants Rousseff's alleged torturers tried (President-elect)

Brazil wants Rousseff's alleged torturers tried (President-elect)

Win keeps Republican House gain at 60 (Grijalva)

In quest for committee chair, Barton appeals to incoming Republicans

Something Fishy In Wisconsin

Sarah Palin's 'Favorite' Tweet Is About Our 'Taliban Muslim Illegally Elected President'

EU wants to give people power to vanish from Internet

Trucks outsell cars by widest margin in 5 years

Dozens die in new Mount Merapi eruption in Indonesia (after "worst eruption in a century")

Peru tries 29 military for 1985 massacre

Tea Party Republicans: Time to Put Up or Shut Up

Rep. Raul Grijalva's win in Arizona gives liberals something to cheer

OUCH!!! Fox News On Christine O'Donnell: 'No Plans To Hire Her'

I can't believe that TV series lasted that long.

Steamboat Developer Indicted In Murder-For-Hire Plot

President Obama Open to Extending Bush Tax Cuts for All Incomes: White House

WikiLeaks’ Assange to Sue Sweden Over Rape Investigation

2010 Midterms 4 BILLION DOLLAR election

Time to require broadcasters to fact check or be fined

"New House Judiciary Chairman to Obama: Prepare for Investigations"

Michael Moore: Dems should push legislation already passed by the House asap

Arizona Man Arrested in DC with Sniper Rifle

Far Right Hold Largest Moscow Rally In Years

Newly Published Memoir Recalls Horror of Western Front

Passenger plane crashes in Cuba (68 on-board, including 28 foreigners)

Gas station manager says U.S. flag pole used in Election Day attack

Feingold will not seek office in 2012

ABC: Nancy Pelosi Seriously Considers Staying as Democratic Leader

U.S. Consumers Brace For Fast Rising Food Prices

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday November 4

US Stocks Surge, DJIA Returns To Pre-Lehman Level

C-4 seized in Colorado in Navy SEAL smuggling case

Krugman: The Fake Scandals Begin...No matter how bad you think it’s going to be, it’s actually worse

Big Brother monitored tweets, too (PA Homeland Security)

Nuclear Power Benefits From Republican Wins, NRG Says

Democrats should let all the taxcuts expire?

Michigan Congressman-Elect Says Obama Has To Follow Republican Mandate, Or Government Shuts Down

Even Republicans Doubt Rossi Can Prevail In Washington Senate Race

During the campaigns, Obama and the Democrats found a message that would resonate with Americans

IL gubernatorial race - probably a D

A racist sniper on the loose (in Sweden attacking immigrants)

Ala. man executed for killing daughter's boyfriend

Was Clinton written off after the '94 defeat?

ACLU sues over 'stop and frisk' searches in Philly

Are You Still Convinced Obama Will Run in 2012

I am not interested in being a 'centerist' Democrat...

Patty Murray wins re-election to the US Senate

GOP plans to cut spending, repeal health care law

Bush says in memoir he approved waterboarding

Anyone have contact #'s for MSNBC so I can tell them to STOP BASHING OUR PRESIDENT?

Cisco rolls out social network monitoring software

Great letter in the Denver Post. "Twenty-one months. That is all they get."

Hate speech prompts protest at N.C. State's tunnel (Racist slurs about Obama & gays and lesbians)

Ex. Gov Dean on Shumlin Transition Team

Indonesian volcano erupts again; death toll at 44

Part of Jessica's Law ruled unconstitutional (restrictions on sex offender residency)

Pentagon Dismisses Reports of 34 Warships for Obama Trip Security ("absolutely absurd”)

Fannie, Freddie Fix May Cost $685 Billion, S&P Says

San Francisco Council Votes to Ban "Happy Meal"

FDR 1938 lost 70 House seats - 6 senate seats......

Will Redistricting Be a Bloodbath for Democrats?

Colombia Suspends 7 in Military After Children’s Killings

2012 Senate Outlook - - Good

Progress and President Obama

Doris Kearns Goodwin: "I think he's gotta smell more."

GOP will have a hard time assimilating Tea-Partiers into the GOP establishment??

Lots of GOP psyops going on.....

Appeasement

Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs - Updated 2010

Enronistan - The Former USA

Foster Brooks as Drunk pilot on Dean Martin Show

Weird Liberal Head Show #211: La Reconquista, the Inquisition, and the Crusade

3 Reasons This Election Didn't Change A Thing

TDPS: Lucky O'Donnell lost, but we can only hope she was right in her speech

Shrimper: Finding visible oil in shrimp and crabs --

Guiliani: It's Time To Repeal DADT, GOP Should "Ease Up" On Opposing Repeal

Hurrah, we won! Okay, maybe we didn't but..

Real News Network: Election Repudiated Corporate Democrats

Super secret just found actual video of Sen. Mitch McConnell....

Brazilian port falls into Amazon River

The Face of an American Generation Lost

Correcting the Record on the Jewish Vote in 2010

A special animated look at the 2010 US midterm elections

Dr. Margaret Flowers educate YTU about Singe Payer Health

Darth Vader-like creature "is replacing red crabs in the habitat we have sampled"

Mike Malloy - Negotiating With Whores

Bush Doesnt Care About Black People

The SHELLACKED And The FURIOUS

Tina Fay Slams Palin On Letterman Show

MRN: Boehner Selective On Hearing, Not Spray Tans

MRN: CODE PINK Soils Their Sheets

Colorado Winner Turns Cartwheels (US Rep. Perlmutter, D)

Young Turks: Prop 19 To Legalize Marijuana Fails - Why?

Mike Malloy - Wake Up, Obama, And Be A Man - Part 2 (Best Rant of 2010)

Cenk, Greenwald & Ratigan on Obama, 2010 Elections

Olbermann to O'Reilly: Still Here

Mike Malloy - Wake Up, Obama, And Be A Man - Part 1 (Best Rant of 2010)

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Rep. Grayson On Dem Election Losses, Obama Tax Cut Cave

Will Rand Paul Oppose GOP Militarism?

Michael Moore Schools Obama

For tea party, victories may trigger identity crisis.

ED's Rant tonight...

The Tragedy of Under-Reaching by Norman Solomon

For how much longer can the world's top borrower carry on being the world's top power?

"We lost the house." A fitting motto to the result of the legacy of Bush economics.

The Election is Over - Now What Do We Do With All the Fear?

The Latino Vote in the 2010 Elections (Pew Hispanic Center)

Amy Goodman: Rich Media, Poor Democracy

Democracy Now! : Michael Moore on Elections

Assessing our first female speaker of the House (and the sexism she faced)

Tea Party Nationalism

End the war: Criminalizing marijuana use is (still) a losing proposition

No Glenn....you're weird!

Republicans Take The House, and 'House'

Cell Phone Trap (Joel S. Hirschhorn)

Why Do American Voters Think Like Small Children?

Experts: Did U.N. Troops Infect Haiti

GOP will have a hard time assimilating Tea-Partiers into the GOP establishment??

"Democrats Stood for Nothing and Fell for Anything"... (Moral Authority?) Peter Daou

Rep Bachus warns Geithner on "Volcker rule"Republican leaders Working for Big Wall Street banks,"

Star Wars 3D holograms 'close to reality'

In 2012, could Dean beat Obama?

Glenn Beck Fantasizes About Obama Being Assassinated In India

Better hide that Mensa membership under a bushel

Net Neutrality in danger more now than ever?

Pres. Obama is 'down' because of the poor showing for Dems in mid-terms?

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson, HuffPo: "Giving the Keys Back to the Folks Who Crashed the Car"

"How Neuromarketers Tapped the Voter Button in Your Brain..."

Michele Bachmann Tea Party Trance!

Chevron Botched Remediation In Ecuador, According To Video Circulating On Internet

I started a poll about climate change over in the GD

Drumbeat: November 4, 2010

The Neptune Proteus NP1000 tidal generator completes full scale tests

Quest for oil gets more remote — and riskier

McConnell says GOP willing to compromise on energy

Grass: America’s Largest Irrigated Crop

Brice nuclear refit almost double projected costs

U.S. Leadership Stumbles Again: Obama Says New Energy Policy Unfeasible [Video]

Colombia Suspends 7 in Military After Children’s Killings

uribe/Georgetown protest

Oh goody, what to expect from Republican controlled of house re: Latin America

Brazil wants Rousseff's alleged torturers tried

Brazil prosecutor wants probe of 'hate' messages

Chevron Botched Remediation In Ecuador, According To Video Circulating On Internet

Peru tries 29 military for 1985 massacre

World's oldest handheld firearm discovered in Estonia?

Colombia ranks 79 on Human Development Index

Campaigners blame Santos for 'false positives' murders .

Paraguay Titanium Find May Be World's Largest, Discoverer Says

So, how *did* Democrats endorsed by the NRA do?

Licensed guard has gun confiscated.........again?

uribito slapped with subpoena at Georgetown (Drummond paramilitary case)

Cubana de Aviacion plane down with 68 aboard

A pleasing snippet in this evening's Edinburgh Evening News:

Chilean (Miner) Edison Pena in NY for marathon

NCAA Basketball pre-season poll

The NFL's Top 100 List:

FOX Sports has announced that they will preempt the Cowboy game

Where's Forkboy? it's his favorite time of the year...

Sparky Anderson has died

Yankees Pondering Offseason Moves

+++ NFL Week 9 Picks +++

+++ NFL Week 9 Picks +++

NCAA investigating Cam Newton?

Democratic Iowa Senate Leader Vows To Block Any Gay Marriage Repeal Attempt

My son is gay

"I know there has always been a pink tutu fringe here that attacks Democrats more than Republicans"

Mayor made anti-gay comment; bias complaint filed

Republicans call for ‘Don’t Ask DO Tell’

In Gaza, rise of Hamas military wing complicates reconciliation with Fatah

Hague promises Israelis can soon land safely in London

Does this gladden asnyone's heart?: "Church killings may put end to Christianity in Iraq"

Irony of the Week

Jesus removed from Texas Bibles

"Richard Dawkins on militant atheism"

EPOXI rendezvous with Comet Hartley 2 coming soon! Watching coverage on NASA TV

Electrical Brain Stimulation Improves Math Skills, Researchers Show

Physicists claim development of invisibility technology

Look who I found today

October in Querétaro

In Pursuit of the Sublime

Sometimes you have to look down

The Lumix GF2 has been announced. Looks very nice.

Postal union official admits he stole funds

Results Compel Unions to Refocus (labor spent 200 millions on Dems)

Sacramento Coca-Cola will recognize Teamsters in NLRB settlement (court ordered)

SERVICE WORKERS HELP SECURE MALLOY'S VICTORY (Connecticut's Next Governor)

Election Contained Some Bright Spots for Working Families

Anchor Paper workers walking the picketline

Retail cleaning workers seek to reverse decline in wages

Today in Labor History Nov 4, 6,000 Steelworkers members at Bridgestone/ Firestone win a settlement

Minnesota labor media win national awards

Society has yet to adjust to women in workforce, economist says

MSHA Seeks Closure (1st ever) of Massey Kentucky Mine for Pattern of Safety Violations

Rajon Rondo - Best or Best Evah?

SC voters OK right to secret ballot in union votes

Resurrection Hospital Cited for Employee Surveillance

Can we get rid of the no call-out rule for trolls, please?

Suggestion for the Political Videos forum

Why are threads discussing 2012 alternative Democratic presidential candidates locked

Is it possible to have all posts by one person removed, if they so wished?

Would it be feasible to

Is the term Obama bots prohibited?

Just wonderin' ...

Holding the Vibration: one answer to MysticalC's question

In re Prism's thread

Here's another solid thing to DO as a citizen:

A great post in GD:

I posted something about meditation

Are any other Aquarians

Does anyone know the significance of transiting chiron conjunct natal mars?

So, I'm not surprised.

Mixing astrology and light-working - it's time we start our own revolution

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