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Archives: December 7, 2010

Is the administration prevailing on the greater fight?

McCain Dismisses DREAM Act Supporter

Reconciliation: Can Congress repeal the tax cuts for people who make over 250k after

Where is the beloved media ?

There are some profiles in courage in our Congress.

VIDEO: How much will OBAMA TAX CUTS FOR THE RICH cost? Who will loan the US the money?

Extending bush Cuts For The Rich 4 Two Years= $140B, NOT $700-B

Watching Bill Maher's most recent special. Great quote about Obama:

Watching Bill Maher's most recent special. Great quote about Obama:

We Need To RENAME DU To....OBAMA Threw Us Under....

Anyone else having problems loading WikiLeaks?

If there is money for illegal occupations

Texas GOP: Our Leader MUST Be Christian

At Least Ron Christie Got Reamed On Big Ed's Show

Will We Ever See 5% Unemployment Again?

Sharing a moment: John Lennon "Imagine" (Live Video 1972)

"The Significance Is Obama Blinked"

The payroll tax cut of 2% will not cut one penny from the Social Security trust fund

The payroll tax cut of 2% will not cut one penny from the Social Security trust fund

WikiLeaks Founder Warns About More Dispatches

WikiLeaks Founder Warns About More Dispatches

140 BILLION dollars over 2 years could be used to employ 2 MILLION Americans for 2 years at 35k/yr.

I wanna laugh. I'm tired of being angry. Can anyone look @ this situation and find

Obama Needs To Stop Fighting for The Unemployed

May we live in interesting times...

UK gov outlines frontal assault on education: train former soldiers to teach.

The Hindu Newspaper On The Attacks Against WikiLeaks: Digital McCarthyism

abortion payments

Catfood Commission Recs: Tax cuts & other evil shit in the blueprint for future cuts

C-span is showing the "Same-Sex Marriage" debate :: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals...

Make no mistake about it....

Does Karl Rove have pictures of Obama golfing with Satan or something?

Bachmann: GOP could scuttle tax deal tied to extending jobless aid

It's great to see so many enemies of secrecy posting anonymously here!

re-elect Obama

I feel like we've ended up with President Lieberman although I certainly don't recall voting for him

Small daily aspirin dose 'cuts cancer risk' (death rates reduced by up to 60%!)

Billionaires get $140 billion, the government doesn't. What does it buy?

This is the change I voted for.

Held Hostage by Terrorists and Extortionists

Toon: Bridging the Gap

Toon: Bridging the Gap

citicorp/12 Billion profit

From Alan Grayson To Kent Conrad, Many Ds I Respect Think This Is A Good Deal

Which part of Wikileaks is it illegal to talk about here now?

Pepe Escobar: What is al-Qaeda really up to?

The PR machine for President Obama is nonexistent. He needs to fire those who are there and

This Is The Death Grip The MICC Has On Us

Central Asian militants spoiling for combat

Phillips - Pledge to Protect Tax Loopholes that Ship New York Jobs to China

Where are the Jobs? Offshore Outsourced of Course!

Outsourcing Report: Republicans Rewarding Corporations that Ship U.S. Jobs Overseas

Republicans Block Bill To Tax Firms That Export Jobs

They're behind you! Thousands of starlings form 'Pacman' to frighten off hungry predator

It is past time to rip a page from the R playbook

WikiLeaks to keep releasing cables despite Assange arrest

The 9 Weirdest Things About The WikiLeaks Story

This toon could apply to the government as well....

Grayson for America 2012!

Wikileaks is currently mirrored on 748 sites

If there is no progressive or liberal party, what is the use of

Julian Assange writes for The Australian

Guess What This Is About: Endgame in Sudan

Do We Have The Votes To End DADT?

Do We Have The Votes To End DADT?

Framing It ... openly serve in the military.

Why WikiLeaks Is Good for America

Auth Toon: I'm so glad you want to keep reaching out to me!

Daily Low Dose Aspirin Linked to Steep Drop in Cancer Risk ..

"Line in the sand" is quite popular recently. Some of my favorites from

Kiss My Ass rhee

Julian Assange arrested in London...

Julian Assange arrested in London...

What Are We Going To Do Next Year?

Taxpayers to Cover War Contractor Losses in Lawsuits by Soldiers

Helping the Wounded: Vets Deal With Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Homelessness, Homicide, Suicide, Brain I

Soldier killed by US friendly fire was a New Zealander in British army

Changes in Tricare payments to eat at hospital budgets

Guardian: No WikiLeaks Plans To Release Encryption Code; Assange Op/Ed & Video Statement Later Today

What will be release today?

What would happen if we required 3x pay for overtime?

Just think of Wikileaks as...

So the trick is to screw over ENOUGH people . . .

If you think the EU is Left-wing now, just imagine what it could be like after 2014.

The Decline and Fall of the American Empire

Oil futures up over $90 a barrel

Democrats held up for Ransom. Timely Cartoon. Do not expect it to be funny!

Sen. Chuck Grassley.......says this about the compromise...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested

What Issues Would You Go To The Proverbal Hill For

Visa says it has suspended all payments to #WikiLeaks 'pending further investigation' - AP

Julian Assange arrest: How the extradition process works

40,000 factories in the last decade.. People used to WORK there

The Republicans are to be Applauded on attaining the main goal

The Republicans are to be Applauded on attaining the main goal

Comic Jon Stewart attacks WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

For Invaders, A Well-Worn Path Out Of Afghanistan

If hard work made people rich, then those who work on the roads, construction jobs, harvesting

52 Year Old Who Came to US as a Toddler to be Deported

Social Science Palooza

Social Science Palooza

`The truth will always win’ - Julian Assange writes

`The truth will always win’ - Julian Assange writes

Another Half Billion Dollars Down The Craphole

I hate watching Joey Scar slam Obama and I have to agree with him.

How the Oligarchs Took Over America

Is there a Movie/Documentary forum?

Krugman discusses the tax cut deal

Why Obama Should be Challenged in 2012

Why Obama Should be Challenged in 2012

WikiLeaks reveals a much larger truth

Think Merkel or Karzai were attacked in the cables? Cable calls Daniel Ortega a rapist and murderer

OK, I am not buying the charges against Julian Assange. It looks like he was set up, but...

I will NOT vote for a Republican in 2012

Inspection- The One Term Presidency

Sarah Palin the TV Star Exposes Sarah Palin the Fake Hunter

Sarah Palin the TV Star Exposes Sarah Palin the Fake Hunter

the money grubbers quitting wikileaks tells you all you need to know

"Thanks for the tax cuts, now where are the jobs?"

Would you exchange the top 2% cut for a limit on the mortgage interest deduction?

Hunters Trashing Palin as a Fake Hunter and Unsafe Shooter

Assange: "WIKILEAKS DESERVES PROTECTION-Don't shoot messenger for revealing uncomfortable truths"

Remember when Congress dragged baseball players out to answer questions about steroids?

Sigh. Re: taxes

Many Opportunities for Corporations at the Court This Term

Many Opportunities for Corporations at the Court This Term

Rep. Grayson fires 
back at George Will

I see now why I couldn't understand the "disdain" my xtian coworkers have for those unemployed

It's going to be a long hard winter.

Virginia may seek expedited health-care legislation ruling

PARTY TIME For BUSH And CHENEY!

PARTY TIME For BUSH And CHENEY!

PARTY TIME For BUSH And CHENEY!

PARTY TIME For BUSH And CHENEY!

PARTY TIME For BUSH And CHENEY!

PARTY TIME For BUSH And CHENEY!

PARTY TIME For BUSH And CHENEY!

Heads Up: Lonesome Rhodes on TCM Now

Chomsky signs Australian letter of support for Assange

Vermont & Mississippi- Healthiest and least healthy states, once again.

Podcast Synopsis: Should we ammend the constitution to overturn the Citizens United Supreme Court d

The grace, dignity and strength of Elizabeth Edwards.

This sums it up - Christopher Hayes' twitter

You don't belong on DU if you're going to unrec amber alerts!

Jobless benefits is the gun to the head of Congressional progressives

So wait, Obama gave away the farm but the 99-ers get screwed ANYWAY???

Couple Puts Abortion Option To Online Vote - What do YOU Think?

So NOW they are the OBAMA taxcuts for billionaires..

Millionaire Senator-elect seeks donations for campaign debt

Framing: 'he caved' & 'we were screwed' v. 'they held the poor hostage' & 'they blackmailed us'

Framing: 'he caved' & 'we were screwed' v. 'they held the poor hostage' & 'they blackmailed us'

Looking for the name of a website that was posted here

Bigest lies of 2010 -Political Truth-O-Meter

Bigest lies of 2010 -Political Truth-O-Meter

Breast milk banks OK for now but study needed: panel

An image for your enjoyment...and misery.

Tweet of the Day by Naomi Klein

Judge throws out suit preventing U.S. from targeting U.S.-born cleric al-Awlaki for death

80% Of FOX Viewers Oppose Extending Unemployment Insurance Benefits

The most powerful thing you can do is to not get angry.

Why are Democrats so timid?

Is Google having a melt down for anyone else?

I like Obama.

Most of the tax deal is what Obama wanted...

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I do not believe in giving an allowance for making beds or doing dishes.

halo reach or fable 3 as a present for hubby for christmas

"The Great Compromiser": Obama Caves on Tax Cuts, Endorses 'Bush-McCain Philosophy'

"The Great Compromiser": Obama Caves on Tax Cuts, Endorses 'Bush-McCain Philosophy'

Does anyone doubt that Dick Cheney spied heavily on Democrats?

Barack Lieberman. n/t

Ex-wife of convicted spy Pollard moves to Israel

A Common Sense Proposal Regarding Unemployment Insurance

Drudge claims "unnamed sources" say WikiLeaks Founder to be Time Person of the Year

Gov't: Taxpayers make $12B on Citigroup bailout

Don't shoot messenger for revealing uncomfortable truths (Assange op-ed)

A Must Read: "Assange witch hunt as a How To Shut Up Media manual"

Big Ed just made an interesting point...

Kicking down the road...

Shrieking Zanies on My Screen

Kabuki democracy

Kabuki democracy

Modesto woman, 85, dies trying to rescue dog from fire

Modesto woman, 85, dies trying to rescue dog from fire

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I just called my Senator's office to express concern on extending the Bush tax cuts

WikiLeaks: China's Politburo a cabal of business empires

What Obama has decided to trade

Best, short description of the tax cut fiasco...

In light of what you know about Saudi Arabia did you know

Christmas decorations banned at Florida toll plaza

for those interested Sam /Majority Repeort

It took ReTHUGS 30 years to shove their trickle-down crap

Is America In A Jobless Recovery?

Dems Do It Again, Give The Republicans What They Want- Embarrassed to call yourself a dem yet?

Julian Assange was Arrested in London 1 hr ago.

Hockey charity bans teddy-bear toss due to bedbug fears

Wikileaks: Julian Assange arrested pictures

Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Broken? (Scary Stuff)

WikiLeaks arrested for CondomLeaks

Christian bookstores and the economy news ...

Christian bookstores and the economy news ...

Attempted Pepsi Can Bomber, Worried By Gov't, Tracked Down Via Facebook

Bad Deal; Wrong Direction

Browse the WikiLeaks cable database at this link.

Browse the WikiLeaks cable database at this link.

I worked for Jerry Brown's campaign vs Clinton for Prez

Let's not forget who was doing the "negotiating" for Obama.

AMBER ALERT!!!

OMG!

If you are still in the middle class...

If you are still in the middle class...

Biden Is Sent to Capitol Hill to Defend Tax-Cut Deal

Say no to the Obama-Tax-Cuts.

House of Saud reacts to Wikileaks. Calls for the beheading of those who are releasing Wikileaks

2% cut in Payroll taxes for a year

School toilet bans a health threat

I don't think people here understand the Republican hand here.

I don't think people here understand the Republican hand here.

If you don't like the tax deal, now is the time to let your Senators and Representatives know it.

If you don't like the tax deal, now is the time to let your Senators and Representatives know it.

Tax agreement is new Wall Street bailout

so do i have this right -- the bush tax cuts -- which created no jobs

Obama to hold press conference at 2:20pmEST today,

Assange to be Time's Man of the Year.

Well I got an Obama Mug

Julian Assange Captured by World's Dating Police

This "compromise" isn't necessary, there is a better way.

Silly Question - Doesn't this deal have to go through reconciliation?

Wikileaks, the Wizard of Oz and the Guardians of Hierarchy

Wikileaks, the Wizard of Oz and the Guardians of Hierarchy

The War Against WikiLeaks Is Worse Than WikiLeaks

Could the U.S. extradite Assange before Sweden?

HAven't seen this much vitriol since the primaries

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."

Economics 101: Let's take $500 billion out of the economy

Did Obama piss everyone off here again...

Now would be an excellent time for Wall Street to announce their Bonuses for the year.

The one-year reduction of 2% in Social Security taxes sounds like a start to cutting SS. When the

There Are No Deficit Hawks In Congress

There Are No Deficit Hawks In Congress

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take the money spent on the rich and make wpa jobs instead

"The first serious infowar is now engaged. The field of battle is Wikileaks. You are the troops."

Yet another RW extremist domestic terrorist idolizes Glenn Beck

Judd Gregg, mathematically illiterate?

Flashback: Obama Slams Bush Tax Cuts For Millionaires and Billionaires [Video]

Democrats should be for jobs - not taxcuts.

Hoyer: No Dem Agreement On Tax Cuts; Deal Could Still Change

Wesley Clark: "Give Us A Chance"

There's More than One Way to Skin the Uber Greedy

Critics focused on the cuts for the wealthy and rarely, barely mentioned the middle-class families

Does anybody know if Biden talking to the Senate will be broadcast -- is he

$35 million tax break for OSU

Obama Press Conference at 2.20pm ET

69 Years Ago Today Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941

Through the Looking Glass

My message to Napolitano

My $2600 will go to REAL progressive Senate candidates in 2012.......

So, Julian Assange is in custody, yet Osama Bin Laden was never caught.

Dam, all you hear is how Obama knowing he could not get what he wanted so

Yikes. Joe Conason appears to need some DU vibes.

Morning After PILL: Lipless Mitch calls giving Repubs exactly what they want a "bipartisan plan"

How should we prepare for the anti-wikileaks backlash in the 112th Congress?

Breaking on BBC - judge denies bail to Julian

US Media: "The International Manhunt Is Over"

Taxcuts are Win-Win for the GOP

Leaks Suggest Iran Is Now Winning in the Middle East

What can you tell me about Judge G. Thomas Porteous & why Jonathan Turley is representing him. . .

Have we crossed the Rubicon?

Up next: DADT

President Obama, I have an idea that will save you a lot of time

Kos: No Deal Keep Fighting. SIGN THE PETITION

The latest creepy radio PSA: If you see something, say something. Call 911.

52% of *Republicans* polled are against continuing tax cuts for all

U.S. Teens Lag as China Soars on International Test

2000: The Wrecking Ball, 2008: The Velvet Glove

2000: The Wrecking Ball, 2008: The Velvet Glove

2000: The Wrecking Ball, 2008: The Velvet Glove

as much as i hate to say it. I do think all of the president

What "Democrat" will have the nerve to introduce Obama's compromise?

re :O'Bierne-ltte in my paper...and my response

Can't just one Senator can stand up on the floor with some simple graphs?

Mitch McConnell-Fugly On The Outside, Fugly On The Inside

Sec. of Defense Bob Republican Gates said on International New.. The Arrest

Oabam fought as hard for the tax cuts and UE extension as he did for public option

Fond memories of a bygone era

I work in the Network Security business and I just want to say thank you WikiLeaks.

Question: Why Is holder Going After Assange and NOT The REAL Criminals?

Scott Brown is a jerk

"If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign to Walmar

TIME: Why Barack Obama Compromised On Tax Cuts

I like Obama also

Debt limit

Obama needs a Christmas gift.

That 2 year cut in the Estate Tax may not be as dumb as it looks--

OK, we're pretty pissed off, what can we do about it?

I have a question

Huh...so they really DO exist.

Right-wingers Trying to Oust Speaker of Texas State House Because He's Jewish

Democrats are still the MAJORITY party (and thus freely choose tax cuts for the rich)

Weekly Standard Editor Fred Barnes Calls On Conservatives To Infiltrate The Mainstream Media

Washington Post: The president extends an olive branch to GOP

I don't like that the tax cut is being extended for the top 2% but I understand why Obama compromised

So his "line in the sand" on the Bush tax cuts

Tax Deal Scoreboard: Obama $214 billion, GOP $133 billion

LTTE: "Black Santa"

The public can use their Mastercard to buy porn or donate to the Ku Klux Klan, but ....

Hillary: "Information has never been so free",

In my opinion the single most important Democratic Principle is

The republicans are giddy...

Pearl Harbor: A Successful War Lie

Pearl Harbor: A Successful War Lie

WikiLeaks Releases List of Global Sites 'Vital' to US Security

Ok..lets face it ..Most of us were expecting Obama to cave

Elizabeth Edwards Miracle Thread

He Sees the polls and knows the American people are

What about self-employment taxes under this deal?

How would things be different if Hillary were president?

Startling when you think about it. That 3/4 tillion the tax cuts for the rich cost us . . . ?

so, any word on what is going on in cancun?

Obama talking about his line in the sand...

Tinfoil hat time

Military Chief Favors Legalizing Immigrants

My line has also been crossed...

"I'll take john Boner at his word" ROTLMAO!!!! please do this country a favor and retire and let

Obama vows to fight now that the unemployed and middle class have been rescued from the evil GOP

The Rude Pundit: Compromise After Compromise Is Just Defeat After Defeat

You don't have to like Julian Assange to recognize that he's being railroaded

Man oh man - Obama is STILL smarting over his drubbing over the failed health-reform bill

Where are you 'itching for a fight' with the Republicans, Mr. President?

MSNBC on XM is a great conduit for republican talking points

Help me understand what the bar is for progressive change.

Bachmann doubts Senate Repubs will vote for tax cuts tied to long-term extension of jobless benefits

Latinos in Merced feel brunt of foreclosure crisis

Assange points finger back at Palin, Republicans

Julian Assange is irrelevant now

We're about to be lectured by the Pres

So I imagine today has to be one of the busiest days in a long time for our moderators

So I imagine today has to be one of the busiest days in a long time for our moderators

The President's correct about his position and compromise

Until war criminals are held accountable, this is a morally blank country

Today's White House press conference shows a President in freefall

Didn't Assange say he'd release "the key" if he were arrested?

"Something for everybody" in this agreement? BULLSHIT!

Is it me, but so far, has almost every Pundit, Politico and Pol w/250k+ salary...

Hi, I am looking for pragmatic and idealistic health insurance...

Hi, I am looking for pragmatic and idealistic health insurance...

“It’s tempting not to negotiate with hostage takers —

Carnahan Camp To Fox News: Why Single Us Out?

Goddamn he is so full of shit...

Cheer up sometimes looking for "the common ground" works: a video

So will we the people have to sacrifice to pay for the rich tax cuts?

So the UN Peace Keepers are responsible for cholera in Haiti

Medical marijuana database puts patients at risk of federal prosecution

Medical marijuana database puts patients at risk of federal prosecution

These days I hear more Democrats sounding like Reagan than I hear repubicans sounding like Reagan

The Republicans are NOT screaming...

Thomas Campbell, Bank of America independent director of VISA

My favorite astronomical effect.

POLL: What do you think is the best option in regards to tax cuts

Yet Another Group Of Religious Leaders Create Document Slamming Gay Marriage

Breaking: Bernie Sanders on MSNBC "I'll do whatever it takes!

We're screwed, stomping our feet and holding our breath won't change anything

How Long have we Had Tax Cuts for the Rich?

A nice family shot of our next U.S. Senator from Connecticut!

Wikileaks poll

Thank you Mr. President. Now my brother in law won't have to apply for welfare and food stamps

It's a Wonderful Life: December 2010

Poll: Is this current form of the Democratic party passing you by?

Wikileaks: 7 Steps to Legal Revenge by Anna Ardin

Wonder what Obama's line in the sand will be for Social Security and tax "reform"? It's just scary.

Wonder what Obama's line in the sand will be for Social Security and tax "reform"? It's just scary.

This Obama mess reminds me of an incident that happened in my family -

Online campaigners rally to keep WikiLeaks website online using the moniker "I Am Wikileaks"

I have been harmed by someone in the activist community.

On balance are feeling positive or negative about Obama?

The less than positive sentiments toward Obama are not about just one issue, like the tax cuts . . .

Nigeria charges Dick Cheney in Halliburton bribery case

A job hunting tip from one of my young relatives

Frontier Airlines grounded due to computers

Road Kill-the poor, low-income and 99ers

Could Obama make DU's mission obsolete?

I'm having a hard time vocalizing...

Could someone explain why wikileaks doesn't trend?

Lay an egg for Christmas. Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!!

So.... Do we consider the pres as hostile and just organize on issues?

self-delete

Civil Rights Commission Ousts VT Chair Over Anti-Bush Comments, Nazi Comparison

If you don't like the tax deal, now is the time to let your Senators and Representatives know it.

Oh, well, this is nice. "Annual White House holiday party follows tax deal announcement"

STOP EQUATING LIBERALS - SAME AS OR EQUAL TO TEABAG KOOKS!

If they keep tax cuts for the rich and raise the retirement age, what does it mean?

WikiLeaks: The U.S. Must "Neutralize, Co-opt or Marginalize" Radical Latin American Bloc in Climate

Nigeria charges Dick Cheney in Halliburton bribery case

Obama: vows to fight tax cut for wealthier Americans in 2 years

Extended for 2 years?!? Just in time for the next election!

Extended for 2 years?!? Just in time for the next election!

First they came for Julian Assange

It's time to Bend Over again American

romulus and demos are on an island

What a magnificent woman.

Attn: San Diego County DUers

Is DU the enemy?

it's hard to find someone who went through so much yet remained so strong.

Today the Republicans want tax concessions, what will they demand next for the President to cave on?

Ok, so where are the jobs?

Obama didn't even bother to meet with Dem Caucus BEFORE announcing "compromise"???

Accessing wikileaks may put Americans in danger of breaking law

I don't know about the rest of you, but I feel good today...we

Response from Grassley on my plea to end the top tax break...

Can people just pay tribute to Elizabeth Edwards as a human being...

Does this message at the Wal-Mart check-out line remind you of "Big Brother"?

Unbelieveable: Repub Rep Hensarling says two-year deal does not provide enough certainty (business)

Forget Osama-Assange "Wanted Dead Or Alive"

A trail of broken promises

IF I wanted to Vote for Supply Side President I would have voted for Mccain

Has D.U. changed your political perspective and if so has that carried over

Pelosi escalates criticism of tax-cut deal

He's not playing three-dimensional chess - he's playing Magic Witch

No no no - HE should have been president

I think Obamas argument that 2 more years of debate re the tax cut will help

Another Compromise! U.S. drops demand for Israeli settlement freeze

WikiLeaks cables: Saudis proposed Arab force to invade Lebanon

Should Obama let the tax cuts expire for everyone because the Republicans want to keep the tax cut

Julian-Assange charged with Sex by surprise what the hell kind of charge is this

Dad has 16 year unlicensed son driving big rig while he napped, predictable results followed

I'm buying myself a brand new Tivo Premier XL...because there are more losses

Bernie Sanders On Tax Cuts: GOP Wants To Grow National Debt, Then Slash Social Security

Link to the Red Window, the furniture store Elizabeth Edwards opened

Link to the Red Window, the furniture store Elizabeth Edwards opened

SHE should have been president

Sure seems that way

Compromising further: Obama Agrees He is a Muslim -'Place of Birth ‘Negotiable,' Andy Borowitz’

Elizabeth Edwards has passed away.

Info pirates seek an alternative internet

Wal-Mart to End Extra Pay for Sunday Shifts in 2011 as Duke Targets Costs

When Landrieu is Against the Policy You Caved

TPM - Seminal Moment - Obama as a pragmatist.

BEST SITE I've found so far for daily updates on WL releases

Jon Kyl: 'We can't afford to raise taxes during an economic downturn'. Obama:

Awww, poor babies...

Over 100 House Dems Oppose Tax Cut Deal, Changes Now Likely - DailyKos

World's most expensive book sells for £7.3m

Remember when we had hope?

"Middle-Man strikes back! What better way to take on his arch-rivals than with an apology?"

Blighted Title: Banks Selling Homes They Don’t Own - FDL

Homeland Security/Wal-Mart PSA: Facecrime Watch

Excuse me, but how exactly did the GOP compromise?

President speaking live NOW! (Link to view HERE:)

President speaking live NOW! (Link to view HERE:)

Halliburton: U.S. Won’t Release Cheney For Trial

Elizabeth Edwards mourned and saluted

13 months of unemployment for those who desperately need it in exchange for

18 Days Until Christmas...

Isn't lowering yourself to the level of your enemy a sign of cowardice?

Life After President Obama

You can donate to the KKK with your MC or Visa but you can't donate to Wikileaks.

What bloggers (outside DU) are tweeting re: Obama speech & tax cuts

It's clear that Government wants transparency and info flowing in ONE direction only.

mods pls delete, posting bug error

Have ALL of Bush misdeeds now been legitimize Wars, Torture, Tax cuts

Where is the Tea Party on adding another $900 billion

=) I have a thought.....

US banker bonuses to be paid early due to tax fears

Tax and Unemployment Agreement Leads to Job Growth

Howard Dean: "You can't deal with the deficit and give tax cuts to those who make a million a year"

Ok, Obama said earlier the economy is no longer in a recession and is growing. But Goolsbee

Federal Government expected to make $12 Billion from final sale of Citi shares

OpenLeft: Real budget deficit comes from out-of-control oligopolies, not middle-class entitlements

Can we agree that most of the MSN leans to the right

Republicans fixing to carve up Missouri

I am watching "The Eleventh Hour" right now

I'm not sure the President's tax compromise is going to prevail in the legislature

Z. Brzezinski: (right wing) Americans stunningly ignorant and pick ignorant spokespersons

Lieberman-Wants To Try An Australian For Treason!

Politico messed up Elizabeth's story...

Okay. Just got back online. What happened with Assange? Any other files

Will President Obama "fall on the plunger"?

Town Hall w/ Bernie Sanders on NOW

A Public Letter to Julia Gillard, the Prime Minister of Australia, regarding Julian Assange

this is the world we live in....

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange refused bail

I envy the political brilliance of the Republicans.

Afghanistan war: why IEDs are taking a mounting toll

Salon: How The U.S. Can Now Extradite Assange

A "Superpower" In Permanent War Against "Hyperempowered" Terrorists-Yet CAN'T Raise Taxes On Richest

Julian Assange's Great Luck

on a DFA conference call with Senator Sanders

In today's WTF moment..."Christians Hire Stalker-Truck for Atheist Bus Ads"

Poll Shows Americans As Ideological Conservatives, Operational Liberals

KOs Special Commentary coming up

Can think of only 1 song right now for Obama and the Dems in congress

If it's any consolation... the Freepers think the tax cut deal sold THEM out

If it's any consolation... the Freepers think the tax cut deal sold THEM out

Republican mantra: Tax cuts for the wealthy create jobs:

Before you can make dinner, you have to GET the food

Krugman: "it’s better than what I expected over the weekend"

Cancer does not care how much money you have...

Well phones are ringing off the hook

Eight Predictions About Obama’s Tax Cut Deal

How many times will Assange 'fall down'?

President Obama's and others' quotes regarding the passing of Elizabeth Edwards

Chart of who Benefits From the Republican Tax Cut Demands? Gross.

We don't need a fucking unemployment extension

Judge dismisses targeted-kill program lawsuit

boy I can hardly wait to hear the Wall Street bonuses this year

Nice segment on Keith Olbermann's show about Elizabeth Edwards tonight

So the Swedes have no charge against Julian Assange

Wasn't it Pelosi who dismissed the idea of Bush being investigated or impeached ?

When "weather" (???) changed the world?

A Vote for Republican is a vote for ending SS!

KO just said he heard Biden was going to talk to the Dems tomorrow -- didn't

My prediction for the New Year should the tax cuts pass. What's yours?

Ted Turner: Adopt China's one-child policy to save planet

Where I see the tax rates in 10 years; 20 years; 25 years

Snoop Dogg's Got Willie Nelson's Back

Is DU the enemy? pt. 2

And Tonight Wade Edwards and His Mother are Together Again

Warning !!! Category 5 KO Special Comment Up Next Re: Tax Cut Deal !!!

Republicans calling for ending of federal funds for PBS

Cancer is cureable NOW and most of us don't and won't know it EDITED

Teens in U.S. Rank 25th on Math Test, Trail in Science, Reading

Why not just make all the tax cuts permanent in exchange for something big?

Pic says it all.

For the record, should Obama have compromised tax cuts for the wealthy?

Am I the only one here who thinks that

Am I the only one here who thinks that

Why Can't We Be Nice To One Another

House Tea Party leader Bachmann: GOP Should Scuttle Tax Deal

Why Not Turn The Table On The Republicans ??? - Return The Favor, As It Were...

This May Seem Trivial - Elizabeth Edwards

Hope and Change is DEAD!

ATTENTION DU! Tonight I will toast my first Drink To Elizabeth, a DUer & Friend.

SPLC: 10 Anti-Gay Myths Debunked

US drops demand for Israeli settlement freeze

KO and Rachel disagreers post your comments here...

Sarah Palin's Alaska Fake Hunter Episode hits Ratings Low

For all of you furious with Obama's tax deal, do you want another DEM to run against him in 2012?

Joe Scarborough unveils Republican campaign talking point

Joe Scarborough unveils Republican campaign talking point

Sweet, Canada bans oil tankers off the British Columbian coast!

So what was my tax break? 3%?

So what was my tax break? 3%?

At this specific time, a special word out to all who provide care to the dying...

At this specific time, a special word out to all who provide care to the dying...

Flounder, you can't spend your whole life worrying about your mistakes!

Why? Just tell me why?

Wanted to post something poignant. But all I got is this

No. 2 Democrat in Georgia House switches to GOP side. They are switching like crazy in Georgia.

correct me if I'm wrong-they are ramping up for 2012 soon - right?

So, I posted this story on a cop shoving a disabled woman to the ground a few months ago. Update

In wake of tax cut compromise, Howard Dean asks 'what about DADT?'

WEINER: "it's almost as if he wants to punt sometimes on third down"

Laura Flanders: Since When Does Interpol Care About Sexual Assault?

I'm Reminded of a Great DU Elizabeth Edwards Moment

The rich will not suffer either way on having tax cuts or not but the poor and middle class will

"The truth will always win" - Op-Ed by Julian Assange

Donate to Wikileaks with your phone

Donate to Wikileaks with your phone

Maddow Tearing it Up with Ghandi Quote!!!

Repukes: "If rich can't have tax cuts, no one can."

President Obama Defends Compromise on Taxes, Defends Record

Remember when he threw his grandmother under the bus?

Ok, in order to present President Obama with a primary challenge, we must

Return to peace and prosperity

Simon Johnson, Economist, formerly of the IMF (just on Rachel)

Hillary 2012

I Have A Question For The Class...

Arrest in pickup-dragging death of homeless woman

White House: Social Security trust fund will not lose revenue

Obama Summons CEOs to White House for Talks as He Seeks Change

I Am Not... (Fill in the blank)

There is a Round Two™ to this debacle, coming in January to April: We will hit the debt ceiling.

When Obama says "The polls are on our side on this."

Do you get paid for "snow days"?

Nigeria Files Charges Against Cheney in Halliburton Bribery Scheme

Julian Assange Op-Ed posted today in "The Australian": "The Truth Will Always Win"

Elizabeth Edwards was her husband's biggest asset - AP article by Nedra Pickler

MI voters say they'd back Obama over Palin, Romney, Huck, more

What's with the Weird Psuedo-Patriotism Regarding Wikileaks??

What's with the Weird Psuedo-Patriotism Regarding Wikileaks??

damn! Go Keith! Go! said everything I've been saying and would say to president Obama's face.

Ive never been in a fight in my life but Im goin to fight Mike Tyson, it wont be a waste of my time

Well, Rich Fuckers, Enjoy Your Victory and Soon-to-be-Acquired Toys!

Well, Rich Fuckers, Enjoy Your Victory and Soon-to-be-Acquired Toys!

E - e - e - e - e - e - xcellent...

Will Obama administration request Julian Assange's extradiction from Sweden if he goes there?

Mr. President, yesterday you made your bed, I hope you enjoy sleeping in it

I wonder if Obama will point to Olbermann's special comment as a vindication of his policies

I wonder if Obama will point to Olbermann's special comment as a vindication of his policies

Why does the President seem to use his bully pulpit...to bully Democrats?

Am I And Others Like Me Selfish?

Don Cherry, classless jackass

Whoa -- Ed Schultz is on a tear

LOL!!!!!

Obama fiddles with tax cuts for the super rich while the economy burns.

If you are still in the middle class...

Will the undermining of SS prove to be even MORE damaging than the billionaire bailout?

The Stay-Behind Nutwork

Kentucky creationists planning big theme park...

Hugo Chavez is Assange's only hope.

Teacher strips naked in Accounting class!

All is for the best in the best of all possible worlds.

I REFUSE to believe that there wasn't a way to:

Heads up: Extending Bush taxcuts w/Hunt, Rogoff, Schakowsky, Weiner - Charlie Rose tonight

Open Letter To Australian PM Julia Gillard Asking Her To Condemn Unlawful Threats Against Assange

Since when did the 'bush tax cuts' include payroll tax deductions, child tax credit,

Sarah Palin says Wikileaks founder making things up

It's a new political world baby...Why worry about your base?

After this tax cut, I don't want to hear peep about the deficit, soc. security, or "entitlements"

Did Obama sound more pissed at us than he did at the GOP?

I'm sorry, I'm fed up to here (see me waving my hand as high above my head as it'll go)

Have fun with this picture of these three people

mary landrieu voted for the Bush tax cuts,

'History sniffing' on the internet , tracking sites you visit - new findings

W.T.F?? Wikileak Facebook says Julian A off TIME list but

Eight Predictions About Obama’s Tax Cut Deal

KO: "You're listening to Blanche Lincoln? Blanche Lincoln?"

Did anyone listen to Thom Hartmann today?

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

"Hey, children---what's that sound? Everybody look what's goin' down!"

Obama's "Read my Lips" moment

In her own words... some of you long timers might remember this DU connection w Elizabeth

Obama Calls Republicans 'Hostage-Takers,' and the Right Takes a Tantrum

None of this would have happened if he got a schnauzer.

DK - Send Obama a (small) message: unsubscribe to email lists

13 Months of Unemployment Benefits....?

Ralph Nader Rips Repug "Wackopedia," Gutless Dems & Mindless Reporters

Ralph Nader Rips Repug "Wackopedia," Gutless Dems & Mindless Reporters

My Special Comment On The Deficit

What kind of sweet ass shit could we get if we compromised on reproductive rights?

Dan Rather suggest Obama may face a primary challenger

For people who are unemployed. Do you favor the compromise?

Mr Fish

American Heroes: Willie Nelson Smoked Pot With Don Meredith

I just sent the President a letter asking him not to run in 2012

I just sent the President a letter asking him not to run in 2012

How important is DU?

How important is DU?

The Raft of George W Bush.

People Citing Polls On Tax Cuts Ignore The Only Poll That Counts

What Obama doesn't seem to understand is that money is power. I don't give a rat's if Richie Rich

Tax Deal Shows The Folly Of The Stay-At-Homers/Latinos for Reform "Progressives"

A Toast and Remembering Thread for Elizabeth Edwards, DUer and Friend

Random Question: Do any other Dems agree that the Death Tax is unfair?

KO is letting it rip, and I am in awe of his grasp of the situation

Another billionaire bailout is felonious....but the assault on SS is a crime against humanity!

Another billionaire bailout is felonious....but the assault on SS is a crime against humanity!

'Twitter reaction to Obama presser on Tax deal. It ain't pretty.'

At this specific time, a special word out to all who provide care to the dying...

"This is the public option debate all over again."

Now I understand how it has all worked out:

Looking back to November 2008...

Anyone watching Laurence O'Donnell tonight ....

"Fiery Obama defends his tax deal with GOP"

Obama Asks Congress for $9 Billion for Nuke Reactors for GE, Toshiba & other corp's

'Personal message from Julian Assange'

'Personal message from Julian Assange'

After watching coverage of this tax compromise all day and reading DU,

Why the Payroll Tax Holiday will Cripple Social Security

There is a poll that needs a few more votes / kindly go and take a look

Napolitano Gone Wild: Homeland Security ‘messages’ coming to Walmart, hotels, malls

What Didn't Silence Cicero Won't Silence Julian Assange

Type "wikileaks.org" in your browser URL bar, and you will get...nothing.

RNC in debt - these assholes can't even run their own party without a deficit...

A silent press conference thread.

If Obama Will Not Fight for Fair Taxes and Fiscal Stability, What Will He Fight For?

'Democratic aides' see opening for DADT vote as early as Wednesday

Kerry on the Passing of Elizabeth Edwards

Kerry on the Passing of Elizabeth Edwards

Obama's speech, Wikileaks Arrest and no bail and the death of Elisabeth.

Saying "we shouldn't let the poor be held hostage by the rich" does not reflect reality.

What if the greatest scam ever perpetrated was blatantly exposed, and the US media didn’t cover it?

Can a wrestling move be sexual battery?

WBAI, George Lakoff gave a superb interview. It was on Ian Masters'

Top Test Scores From Shanghai Stun Educators

Just saw "Fair Game." Great movie and a real bummer.

So the president said ..."ok, now MAKE me do it"

Senate Democrats Slam Obama-GOP Tax Cut Framework - TPM

If Senators and House Democrats believe they can force a better compromise or result, fine

Obama appreciation thread.

Texas pecan farmers say pollution is killing trees

Lawerence O'Donnell...basically saying..."take your kick to the teeth and enjoy it"....

Ezra Klein said it well: $130 billion for the rich versus $600 billion for working people.

How Clinton handled Republican blackmail - he used it to destroy Gingrich

Wikileaks statement on the arrest of Julian Assange: "We Will Not Be Gagged"

Wikileaks statement on the arrest of Julian Assange: "We Will Not Be Gagged"

Fight, damnit, just fight

Workers of the World Unite? Maybe a new way of looking at it?

After reading this article, I can no longer support Obama

Wow, John Stewart just had a nice "Moment of Zen"

A few days ago I got an AARP magazine with W's picture on the front.

Salon's Lind nails it: Nobody represents the American People.

Salon's Lind nails it: Nobody represents the American People.

Sherrod Brown debunks "hostage" metaphor on Rachel

Levin: Lame-duck Senate 'will get to' repeal of 'Don't ask'

Levin: Lame-duck Senate 'will get to' repeal of 'Don't ask'

Health Care Reform Reminder: Dems Could Still Pass Public Option Through Reconciliation

How should the war in the Pacific c. 1945 have ended?

When was the last time republicans were "pressured" into anything via public opinion?

We are fucked.

Richard Trumka Statement on Tax Cut Deal

I will fight to end tax cuts for rich in 2012! This time he MEANS it, GOP BASTARDS! USA! USA! USA!

Doctor Faces Suits Over Cardiac Stents

Does anyone really think extending unemployment benefits for 6.7 million people is a bad thing?

Estate Tax Key Objection Of House Democrats

I watched IN COLD BLOOD again last night. A question: after they stole the car in Iowa,

Obama Single-Handedly Destroyed Social Security

Danziger toon says it all

Danziger toon says it all

Don't you fucking yell at us, Mr President. And your podium

The Decline and Fall of the American Empire (sooner than we think)

Scott's Miracle Grow Central Park? How about the Rice-a-Roni Golden Gate Bridge?

Yesterday, the GOP held America hostage

Wikileaks is NOT about either "opening up" or "punishing" the government

Lawrence O'Donnell Bugs Me

What the Hell??

We Are Headed for a Massive, Fatal, and Complete Collapse within the Next 8 Years

Assange put on Intepol "most wanted" list before he was charged with a crime.

Here's some GOOD NEWS for a change

Here's some GOOD NEWS for a change

Richard Nixon had Liberals in his White House.

"Pelosi strongly defended the Democratic proposals in Obama’s compromise"

"Pelosi strongly defended the Democratic proposals in Obama’s compromise"

Tax Compromise: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Tax Compromise: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

I'm going to attend Obama's inaugural #2

Upton flips a switch on CFL bulbs

I welcome their hatred...

In Latest Compromise with GOP, Obama Agrees He is a Muslim. Place of Birth ‘Negotiable’

In Latest Compromise with GOP, Obama Agrees He is a Muslim. Place of Birth ‘Negotiable’

Your opinion on the proposed 2% cut in Social Security tax?

75% of US families make less than $100K a year. 2.6% make $250K or more. 1% of men make $250K+.

One picture that says it all on Elizabeth Edwards

One picture that says it all on Elizabeth Edwards

Is DADT going to be repealed under this president?

Is DADT going to be repealed under this president?

If you're wondering why Obama seems to find it so easy to scold the left,

Do you support Sanders' plan to block the compromise?

Some people here "DO NOT GET IT". We wanted the FIGHT to prevent more blackmail later!!!

the only thing keeping me from deep depression is that next year will be worse

the only thing keeping me from deep depression is that next year will be worse

Elizabeth Edwards's post on DU- I saved it-inspiring

Wikileaks had 1.2 million documents during the Bush administration.

Who is innocent? "Happy as a Hangman"

It was an obvious swing to the left, and the Republicans were likely to shift left to survive...

Sherrod Brown just made a GREAT point regarding unemployment benefits.

WikiLeaks: US Senator Joe Lieberman suggests New York Times could be investigated

Assange is innocent, says John Pilger

Package sent, with letter in it

Julian Assange faces judge as WikiLeaks supporters flock to court

Hmm...now I'm wondering...what do the Republicans have to run on?

Silent Thread for Elizabeth Edwards

Silent Thread for Elizabeth Edwards

I'm curious about how many people currently on unemployment

Obama seemed condescending when talking about left today?

In light of current circumstances, I've been avoiding DU.

KO: "We are not loyal to an individual! We are loyal to a priniciple!"

Judge rules Robert Bobb can not control Detroit schools. Gives power to school board.

NYT: Obama's deal with the Republicans was not compromise, it was capitulation.

Tax cuts just 37 percent of the total deal

How to Remove Bumper Stickers

Flowers for Elizabeth

"How to Sacrifice a Presidency and Get Nothing For It." Katrina vanden Heuvel

You'll Never Guess Whose Taxes Are Going To Go Up Because Of The Tax Cut 'Compromise'

Thinking About Bobby

The Arrest of Julian Assange: Truth in Chains

"Are you goin' to Potter's?" "Better to get half than nothin'!"

KO CALLS FOR "A NEW MAN OR WOMAN"!!!

"Baseless" Way to go Rachel!

I think, bottom line, the real horror is that neither the President or the Republicans

Julian Assange is in Custody. Osama bin Laden is not.

Un-negative

Democratic Underground RETURNS to being truly "Underground," I guess.

Obama Contributors Deeply Opposed to Tax Deal

Tax benefits will flow mostly to highest earners; 25% will go to wealthiest 1% of population (NYT)

President Obama: "This country was founded on compromise"

The PO was much more than just "a provision that [the left] didn't get"

December 7, 1941

The Good Fight

Naomi Wolf: "Assange Captured by World's Dating Police"

This Modern World: Middle-Man strikes back!

My world is far from hunky dorry... yet I'm grateful for what we're getting...

Doom and gloom...doom and gloom.

So who would you perfer, Obama or Palin as your president

How do you feel about the President after watching his press conference today? (With link to video)

Thank you Lawrence O'Donnell...

Sympathy for John Edwards

Homeland Security teams up with Walmart: "If you see something, say something."

To all those on this "He Caved" trip ...

Thirty-two years ago... Amazing

Love Is Just A Four letter Word

A Flock of Seagulls - "(It's Not Me) Talking"

In Soviet Union, minestrone soup eats YOU!

Photo of the Week ~ The Original St Nicholas

Harry Nilsson Scoops Cee Lo By 38 Years

I wanted to say something about SG1

I am god-damned falling asleep!

I read the news today...

We Three Kings -My favorite holiday song

Me thinks

Low Dose Asprin Greatly Reduces Cancer Risk.

How some try to change a message.

Anyone ever work for Verion Wireless/anyone currently work for Verizon?

We shan't play together again UPDATE: "Judas Priest Announce Farewell Tour"

There is something about Pedobear

If any of you are my secret Santa...

this is TRULY lounge-worthy

NEW - Apple iMON - comes pre-loaded with every reggae song currently out there and rolls joints!.

Johnny Depp Appeals For 21 Jump Street Role

halo reach or fable 3 as a present for hubby for christmas

Twisted

Jeannine

Confirmation

St. Thomas

I'm in a mood

Gimme That Wine

One of the best Christmas tunes of the last 50 years..

Today is Pearl Harbor day

Dick Dale - Amazing Grace (Live on KEXP)

The Jam - "In The City"

Black Coffee

Sinatra & Jobim - The Girl from Ipanema

How someone that believes in game doctrine is beaten.

Finally Got The Tree Up (Video):

I need a gift idea for a friend...

My own tribute to John Lennon...

Rodee-O or Ro-DAY-oh?

One Note Samba

Andy Williams & Antonio Carlos Jobim - Girl From Ipanema

I am authorized to speak.

With the economy the way it is this year, I have to tell you that

If I was president, I'd name George Clooney as Secretary of Hookin' Up

I read the news today, oh boy.

I'm feeling depressed

Help me identify a John Gielgud short film

dUPE

I got somethin' cookin' in the Crack Pipe.....

Looking For Job Finding Tips

My email is not working. I can't get to the sign in page. Anyone else having trouble with hotmail?

I read the headline that john lennon was shot the morning after

*LOL* He's so stupid

Elizabeth Edwards and my Dad...

For Pearl Harbor Day, Time to bomb you all with some Japanese Beats

This autocorrect function on my iPhone has gotta go...

ONE WEEK.

Walking Dead, Season 2 speculation/rumors (spoilers)

Turquoise Days

Underwear!! Boxers or Briefs..??

Just came back froim GD... Can I get a HAZMAT scrubdown here?

If people make innocent mistakes, or typos, in GD...we should just fuck with them mercilessly

Could I get some suggestions for an unreliable, small car whose gas tank explodes on low impact?

OK... I did it. Our game system-free home is getting a Wii

Could I get some suggestions for a reliable, smaller station wagon?

I have been harmed by someone in the activist community.

Is telemarketing only getting worse?

Undefeated - Remember this guy?

And some say that Sue's heart grew three sizes that day

Amber Heard Gay: Actress Comes Out As Lesbian

I don't think he's a repuke and he's apparently not a progressive

This President must have a stamina than no one else need to have!

Cell Phone Etiquette

Need advice

Proof God hates me - Asparagus

Listening to Mavis Staples You are not Alone

FREE RENT+CORVETTE FOR NYMPHO GIRL MOVE TO PHOENIX! (Phoenix,Arizona)

What galls me the most in what he said yesterday~ juxtaposed with a little history & some editing:

Seriously, would you wear this T-Shirt in public.....

Actually, it's a pretty good deal...

Saint Misbehavin'.... the WAVY GRAVY MOVIE!

Will Obama be more comfortable with himself as an (I) or a moderate (R)?

Do kids skate anymore? Reminded by the opening scene of "A Charlie Brown Christmas".

Do you play the lottery?

Here is how my luck works

Basically the Obama administration is filled with arrogant lightweights with way more

An Undiscussed Subsidiary Benefit Of Extending Unemployment Benefits

Hope?

NYT Editorial: Trading the estate tax for START and some questions for Obama

Obama's being played like a fiddle.

On Mr Obama's choice of the "Sputnik Moment" wake up call.

A recent DU thread that really needs to be studied:

Well, I suppose Republicans won't be able to push their Obama raised your taxes meme in 2012

Somebody get this manatee some glasses......

Is Obama now "Washington's resident adult in a town full of bickering children?"

Fair? 140 billion for the rich (two years) / It's actually 56 billion (not 18) for the poor?

What do you all think, time to start . . .

Obama's tax cut deal with Republicans could win him much, cost him little

Talking to 6-year-old about September 11th - backlash from teacher:

So called centrist or moderate Democrats should not be called Blue Dog Democrats.

"America Needs You, Harry Truman"

Republicans got to comfort the rich, Obama got to help create jobs

Actually, it's a pretty good deal...

Question - is there a precedent for states fighting legislation like they're fighting HCR?

Krugman: The Deal

Did the Labor Dept. miscount November jobs?

TPM: More Dems Sign On to Extended Session Plan to Save DADT Repeal. Reid working out Amendment

Notice how Ed Schultz is quick to jump on the President but not Conservative Democrats

In Tax Deal With G.O.P., a Portent for the Next 2 Years

Tax Cut Deal: Dean, Ex-Obama Advisers Lament President's Plan

Since WE DON'T KNOW how a President Hillary Clinton or how a President Howard Dean would have . . .

WH "Fact Sheet on the Framework Agreement on Middle Class Tax Cuts and Unemployment Insurance"

Colombia’s Álvaro Uribe Faces Scrutiny In Washington Over Lawsuit Alleging Drummond Supported Parami

Statement by Pelosi: "President Obama’s Tax Proposal"

So that tax cut you dont want, what will you do with the extra $$?

So if Bush's tax cuts were a major factor in the economic collapse of the United States

Thirty-five economists urged President and Congress to extend unemployment

Obama Confronts Resistence From Democrats Over Deal to Adopt Bush Tax Cuts

The tax compromise will save me money and I'm donating those savings

You know this was a good deal because Boehner and Mcconnell are PISSED!!!!!

PPP Poll: Obama Leads All GOPers In Michigan, Only Romney Comes Close

Assange Accuser Worked with US-Funded, CIA-Tied Anti-Castro Group

Lieberman making the rounds on the cable news networks right now

Seroiusly, why can't I have a pet bat

WaPo's Scott Wilson: The President Extends An Olive Branch to GOP

"I think the president made a huge mistake..."

Silence.

We interrupt nonstop Obama bashing to report Obama actually won good concessions from GOP

A 2 year extention. That makes it an election issue in 2012.

Hill Hallways: Senate Democrats Openly Upset with Tax Cut Deal

With Tax Deal, Obama Embraces Clinton's 'Third Way'

If President Obama were a Republican, the media would be calling him a "Maverick" right about now.

Open Letter: To Australian PM Julia Gillard, Re Julian Assange (More Than 200 Signatories Of Note)

French Soccer Star Calls for a Run on Banks

Small daily aspirin dose 'cuts cancer risk' (death rates reduced by up to 60%!)

Bernie Sanders Decries Obama-GOP Tax Deal As “An Absolute Disaster," Pledges Senate Fight

Obama made the deal with the rethugs before talking to ALL democrats

Steny Hoyer: "There was no concensus reached."

Assange Arrested By U.K. police

Krugman: So, was this worth it? I’d still say no...better than what I expected over the weekend

A Second Stimulus

PayPal, PostFinance Hit by DoS Attacks, Counter-Attack in Progress

Actually, it's a pretty good deal...

NATO has secret plan to defend Baltics: Wikileaks

Sierra Club files notice to sue Hazard mine company

Gov't: Taxpayers make $12B on Citigroup bailout

‘EU may demand easing of car import rules’ (with South Korea to equal what US gets)

Pelosi reminds us we have two parties

Think Progress: Obama’s Components Of Tax Deal Help 150 Million More People Than GOP’s Components

NPR: Paul Krugman Hates Obama Tax Deal Less Than He Thought

'Don't shoot messenger for revealing uncomfortable truths' by Julian Assange

Supreme Court to Hear Arizona Immigration Debate (2007, not 2010, state law)

Annual White House Holiday Party Follows Tax Deal Announcement

Biden to defend tax deal on Capitol Hill

Radio station WFMU is hoping pledge donors can send manager and his canvas chair aloft with helium b

Will we all be scolded and told to "Buck Up!" again? LOL!

Prediction

For THIS President Obama holds a presser????? When was the podium pounding presser

UK man pleads guilty in U.S. over KBR Nigeria bribes

LOL GOP are now using that "weakness" talking point

A Second Stimulus

More Christians slain in Iraq

Cuba commutes another bomber's death sentence

Ex-wife of convicted spy Pollard moves to Israel

What did progressives think "Post Partisan" meant?

**** (early) Heads Up: Obama will hold a press conference at 2:20pm EST ****

What compromise is next? Privatization of Social Security for a Public Option?

You know what this deal really is?

Assange Denied Bail; in custody at least until Dec. 14

Approximately 100,000 Contraband Cuban Cigars to Go up in Smoke

Approximately 100,000 Contraband Cuban Cigars to Go up in Smoke

The republicans are trying to create an enormous sweat shop

WikiLeaks: The U.S. Must "Neutralize, Co-opt or Marginalize" Radical Latin American Bloc in Climate

Judge denies WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange bail

Tax Cut Deal: Dean, Ex-Obama Advisers Lament President's Plan First Posted:

Julian Assange Arrest "Sounds Like Good News to Me," Says Robert Gates

Bolivia Alleges U.S "Blackmail" At Climate Change Negotiations

Could Abolishing the Death Penalty Help States Save Money

It is way past the point, where we stop calling Obama gutless and

"U.S. Unloads Citi Stake for a $12 Billion Profit"

Economists ready to hike GDP view after tax deal

US judge stops lawsuit against 'capture or kill' order

I am no fan of Andrew Sullivan but

Sorry, Admn, please combine this thread - Visa suspends payments to WikiLeaks

This is not a Chess Game.....It's more like a Football Game

Obama is *really* pissed that his taking the Public Option off the table

The Decline and Fall of the American Empire (sooner than we think)

Assange is innocent, says John Pilger

Tax and Unemployment Agreement Leads to Job Growth

Angry member groups shun US Chamber of Commerce

Chicago Billionaire Leads Hedge Fund Shift Away from Obama

Judge denies WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange bail

He's Itching For a Fight - With US Apparently

The next necessities

The Daily Dish: Obama: President; McConnell: Sucker

I need to calm down and relax, I think

Elizabeth Edwards Dead at 61

Nigerian Government seeks bench warrant against U.S. ex-VP Cheney

U.S.: Accused teen hit man in Mexico is an American citizen

Japan Space Probe Reaches Venus

My prediction ALL the democratic Senators and Congressman and Sanders will fall in line with Obama

WikiLeaks' Assange fights extradition to Sweden

Bank of America to Pay $137 Million in Muni Cases [conspiracy to rig bids]

Ireland budget: Republic braced for high taxes and lower welfare payments

Moody's worried U.S. tax cuts could become permanent

Activists empty bank accounts to protest bailouts

Sen. Lieberman suggests NY Times violated Espionage Act

Sarah Palin says Wikileaks founder making things up

STD fears sparked WikiLeaker sex case

UPS requires photo ID for shipping

Anyone notice how Obama said not extending tax cuts PERMANENTLY is a line in the sand?

Most African Americans calling in to black radio agree with the Presidents position

Newark-based firm charged with violating (H-1B) immigration laws

Obama: "I will take John Boehner at his word"

Biden urges Dems to embrace Obama's tax-cut plan

Mary Landrieu: 'Obama-McConnell Plan' Is 'Almost Morally Corrupt'

Cable reveals details about Saddam Hussein's 'hastily run' execution

'But Obama never ran on eliminating the Bush tax cuts.

Visa suspends all payments to WikiLeaks

Small daily aspirin dose 'cuts cancer risk' (death rates reduced by up to 60%!)

Email from MoveOn.org Stop the bailout of millionaires

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday December 7

Obama's threat "well over a million jobs"

A call to action, (I posted this in a thread, but I think it should have a thread of it's own)

**** Heads Up: President Obama Holds A News Conference, Live 2:20pm EST ****

Mike Papantonio: "We wanted Obama to fight the good ol' boy club...

Sky Breaking News: Assange Vows To Fight On After Bail Refusal

DeMint says he'll vote against tax deal

U.S.: Israel Settlement Freeze Demand Dropped

Sen McConnell: Agreement On Tax Cuts Is 'Essentially Final'

U.S. to Host World Press Freedom Day in 2011

Former Gov. Admits To Marijuana Use

Wikileaks defended by Anonymous hacktivists

We must no longer allow Barack Obama to define us

12/06/2010 - The Day Liberal Progressives started caring about the Deficit....

Don't Buy Currency Devaluation? It's Been Done Before

Nigeria Files Charges Against Cheney in Halliburton Bribery Scheme

Chomsky signs Australian letter of support for Assange

Elizabeth Edwards Appreciation Thread

UnitedHealthcare hits some insulin users in the wallet

The Real Enemy. Meet the Emperor of the Senate

Obama: " I couldn't go through the front door at this country's founding."

WikiLeaks 'will continue releasing documents'

This is what happens next if the tax cuts/UI extension deal passes

Ok, here's the point everyone is missing.....

DOD Identifies Army Casualty ( # 1418)

President KNUCKLES-UNDER again.

Obama Tax Deal Draws Praise From His Critics in Business Groups

Facebook: We Won't Block Wikileaks, For Now

The President makes sense. The presser showed the Pragmatist in the Room

Japanese spacecraft fails to enter Venus orbit

"Biden Visit Does Little to Ease Tax Deal Ire"

New 2012 Poll: Obama Solid in Michigan defeats all GOP candidates (only Romney is close)

TPM: Obama the pragmatist

A reminder that Obama HAS done a lot of good: Chrysler to add 900 workers at Sterling Heights plant

Poll: Majority of Obama contributors less likely to support Obama and Dems after Bush tax cut deal

This is what Obama was trying to say today...

Haiti cholera: UN peacekeepers to blame, report says

That news conference was aimed at Ed Schultz

Senate Democrats line up to oppose Obama tax deal

He gets feisty about being criticized from the left

Democrats Demand Changes In Obama-GOP Tax Deal

TeaBaggers gripe at the tax cut deal

Elizabeth Edwards dies

Obama's Chamberlain Impersonation Fuels New Progressive Uprising

Most often repeated Republican campaign slogan of 2012 revealed

So how can we pass the tax package ex the cuts for the wealthy now?

Sanders Outlines Plan To Sink Obama Tax Compromise

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Obama's Disastrous Path

Obama got one thing right: Dealing with the GOP is like negotiating with terrorists holding hostages

Obama Hits Back at His Liberal Critics

On Leadership and Compromise: A Letter from the Left....

Ezra Klein: How the White House cut its deal and lost its base

Real Family Values: Nine Progressive Policies to Support Our Families

Question about Bush tax cuts. I'm confused.

Tax Cut Video

The constitution has been referred to as a "bundle of compromises" by scholars for AGES.

Poll: 74% of Obama supporters strongly opposed to tax deal

Breaking on Sky News: WikiLeaks: British Police Arrest Assange

NYTImes: Murmurs on Left of a Primary Challenge to Obama

BREAKING NEWS: Media suddenly "concerned" with what Liberal Progressives/Democrats think!

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka On Tax Cut Deal

Deleted dupe. n/t

Governor's Race Over, Emmer to Concede

When is the alternate/final plan due?

Here are some comments from Republican forums on the tax deal:

"It Just Don't Make No Sense . . ."

Germany doubles care fund for Holocaust survivors

Tough question to ask - Does anyone know of any voting stats of the unemployed?

Swedish Prosecutor's Website Under Cyber Attack

** Tax Cut Deal, Day 2 ** (updates thread)

LOL...Hannity "sooo concerned" about liberals and 2012

OK, Rachel and Keith hate the deal also? Please post your slams of them here!

(self delete)

What will happen

Whats the over/under on Obama's approval rating this week?

I once believed Obama believed in me!

The tax cut plan means I will get 1,000 dollars back in Federal income taxes

I wish Obama would visit Senators/Reps states/districts to get legislation passed

The LAST REASONABLE MAN standing in Washington DC??

Is anyone here getting unemployment and in danger of losing benefits?

To Adam Green, Ed Schultz, Glenn Greenwald, Bernie Sanders, and everyone else

shouldn't we atleast off set a cut in payroll tax with a slight rise in the capitol gains tax.

Can someone explain Pelosi's numbers to me?

Welch: We are not entitled to ask for a compromise if we haven't fought

Perhaps Obama should just scrap the deal, and announce a series of town halls beginning in January.

Dear Mr. President: Why does it seem true that when you speak to Progressives you appear strong, .

THE Biggest Winner in the Tax Cut Deal?

WikiLeaks cables: Saudi princes throw parties boasting drink, drugs and sex

Can someone explain to me how Obama "Has Changed Washington"?

Will Obama ever be able to balance the budget now?

OFA: Obama explains tax cuts; wants feedback

Obama comes out fighting --This is what you've been waiting for

Steve Forbes today on CNBC was literally giddy over Obama

The times call for a partisan.

KUDOS to President Obama for pushing back on the unappreciative left. . .

Has Obama fought for anything? I mean, REALLY fought?

Did the press conference change your mind about Obama's tax cut deal?

So, WHO wants to see some PICTURES! lol (The Obama Presidency Day 687)

"House Dems Identify Key Objection To Obama Tax Compromise"

Lets give it up for Obama! Fuckyeahobamayeswecanbaby!

Obama, a bigger man than all of them!!! A compromise is just that

Here's an idea, why doesn't the Loud Left agree to debate the matter with the President, live on TV?

Is Obama on our side? Of course he is.

Pew Poll on Democrats' view on President standing up for party positions

If we had compromised with the British in 1776

Why is it that in every Democratic Primary since Johnson that only...

Randy Rhodes: This is not a bad deal everybody got something

Obama's right. 18 years of compromising with Republicans has worked well.

Next up for Obama...giving himself a medal for not privatizing Social Security

It's not just the left... GOP fracturing also. I guess Obama touched some nerves?

Stop your bitchin' guys.

Rachel Maddow is proving just how myopic the Parlor Talking Purists really are

Lawrence O'Donnell : Obama Got Best Deal He Could

GOP pundits confused as hell now

Bernie Sanders is the most clear thinking, the most honest, & the most courageous senator of all

Unsubscribed from Organizing for America tonight

The difference between Lawrence O'Donnell, Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow & Ed Schultz. . .

Why the intense anger about what someone else pays in income tax?

"Compromise?" No, Mr. President, you got rolled...again.

I'm still waiting for a response to his "people will lose their homes" argument.

Can a single person opposed to the tax deal explain how the purist position could pass the Senate?

Hmmm. Some of the same people who insist that it is their right/duty to loudly criticize President

December 7, 2010 In Latest Compromise with GOP, Obama Agrees He is a Muslim

Senior White House Official: 'We Wanted a Fight,' too. Congressional Dems 'Wouldn't Throw a Punch'

It's the ineptitude, folks.

OK, now I dislike this guy...

President Obama has great disdain for progressives. His tone and his words have made it very

President Lashes Out at the Left: “This Country Was Founded on Compromise”

Obama signalled us: HE is being held hostage. In other words he let us know.

The Starving Ear

Star-Ledger Editorial Board: Christie's bully act getting old

Julian Assange Arrested

Anti-Gay Republicans - Sam Seder and Stephen Sherill, 02/06/07

Mr. President (Have Pity On The Workin' Man) by Randy Newman

Operation Payback: We are Anonymous

Mike Malloy - These Damn Socialists!!!

PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE FATIGUE IN BERKELEY AT KPFA

Jan Schakowsky on Deficit Commission

Wikileaks: Anna Ardin talks to CIA contact

Footage of gassings, Nabi Salah, West Bank

McCain & McConnell Leading Block Against DADT

UK: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London

If Obama Cuts Social Security, It Will Destroy the Democratic Party

TDPS: Bogus "Bar Stool Economics" Debunked

Dick Morris Calls Tax Cut Deal "A Surrender"

Laura Flanders, Thomas Frank, and Chris Lehmann discuss the war of the rich against the poor

WikiLeaks founder arrested in London

A Terrible NY Times Piece

Thom Hartmann - The trouble with fairytales

Thom Hartmann - The Good. The Bad. And The Very Very Ugly.

Thom Hartmann - Afghanistan vs. Vietnam: has John Kerry become the establishment?

Thom Hartmann - Conversations with Great Minds with Tom Hayden (Part 1)

Lieberman Doesn't 'Understand' Why The Department Of Justice Hasn't Charged Assange With Treason

Thom Hartmann - Conversations with Great Minds with Tom Hayden (part 2)

This Is The New Shit (Obama's response to progressives)

Elizabeth Edwards Dies at 61

Weird Liberal Head Show #242: FILIBUSTER Tax Cut/Unemployment Plan, I Have a Better Idea...

Young Turks: Obama's Terrible Tax Cut Deal

Health Reform Explained Video:

Thom Hartmann - Conservatives touted Ireland as model for US. Then it crashed!

MRN: Palin-Gosselin 2012 and Obama Tax Plan

Presidential Press Conference on Tax Cuts and Unemployment Extension

Bush Tax Cuts for the Rich Caused Loss of 500k Jobs During Bush Admin.

John Pilger SLAMS The Lies About War & Calls On Australians To Defend Julian Assange

Elizabeth Edwards Speaking at HRC San Francisco Dinner

"Bill O'Reilly's Christmas" by Roy Zimmerman

Olbermann: Remembering Elizabeth Edwards

Obama's HORRIFIC Deal on Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

Riots in Athens, Greece 12/6/10

Assange's Attorney Explains What Went On In Court Today: "It's A Persecution, Not A Prosecution"

Young Turks: What Else Would $60 Billion Buy?

CrossTalk: Wikibacklash -with former M15 Spy and British Diplomat

POLICE STATE 2010: Homeland Security Unveils Mobile Mind Screening Checkpoints

Bernie Sanders Says NO To "Bipartisanship" & Will Do Everything He Can To Defeat The Deal (12/07/10)

Richard Dawkins Speaking at Duke University, Oct 3, 2010

Dan Rather: Obama Likely to get Primary Opponent

Author Of Open Letter Written To Australia's PM Defending Assange & Signed By Chomsky Speaks To BBC

Cats Playing Patty-cake, what they were saying...

Rachel Maddow: 'Baseless' - The Tax Cut Extension Compromise

Climate Scientist Beat down!!

The Official Trailer For John Pilger's New Film, "The War You Don't See" (Contains Graphic Images)

Atheist call-in show schools a caller

Olbermann SPECIAL COMMENT: Not Disloyal to Say Obama 'Goddamned Wrong;' Republicans 'Treasonous'

Obama To Progressives: I WONT BE HELD To 'Some Abstract Ideal'

Remember George W video "Some call you Elite I call you My Base" - Where is Obama's for his base?

What the President sent me, and what I sent him in return, after sending him $ for 3 years!

Open letter: To Julia Gillard, re Julian Assange

Egan in NYT: Obama's style and need for Big Idea

Has PM Julia Gillard Gone Bonkers ? ( Julian Assange)

No help for 99ers in tax cut framework

Star-Ledger Editorial Board: Christie's bully act getting old

GOP Claims 'Two-Year' Tax Cuts For Wealthy Are In 'Dog Years'

how ironic : Julian Assange & Rupert Murdoch

A winner's truth

Bombs Away

Julian Assange is Not a Rapist - You're Just a Fool

Indecent Exposure: WikiLeaks Hounded for Showing Power Its True Face

WikiLeaks: The U.S. Must "Neutralize, Co-opt or Marginalize" Radical Latin American Bloc in Climate

Tax Cut Ironies

Obama One Term President!

Randall Terry's Super Bowl Sunday Super Anti-Abortion Surprise

Tax 'Deal' Makes it Official: America Has gone Batshit Crazy

The End of Social Security

GOP Wants To Grow National Debt, Slash Social Security

The rise of solidarity economy initiatives charts a new third way between capitalism and communism

"Challenging Obama’s Anti-Progressivism" By Stephen Lendman

Cablegate: Anonymous - The Internet will not be censored

In Defense of the Public: We must not let the commons be privatized

Julian Assange: The Truth Will Always Win

Julian Assange, Cloud Computing, and the Decline of Skill

Joan Walsh: Obama extends tax cuts for the rich that the GOP passed with chicanery and Cheney's vote

Tax "Deal" Makes It Official: America Has Gone Batshit Crazy

4 Million Americans Set To Lose Unemployment Benefits Even If Congress Passes Extension (CHART)

We've finally hit the wall: We cannot afford the rich any longer

Joan Walsh - Elizabeth Edwards didn't deserve it

President Obama seeks to secure his 2012 defeat. (Special Op/Ed)

America: Y Ur Peeps B So Dum? (Joe Bageant)

Oh, America, thy name be IRONY!

'Don't shoot messenger for revealing uncomfortable truths' by Julian Assange

The Rush to Smear Assange's Rape Accuser

U.S. to Host World Press Freedom Day in 2011

Job Help

Review of the Western Wind and Solar Integration Study (WWSIS) by NREL and GE Energy

Supreme Court Will Hear Case Challenging States' Rights To Regulate CO2 - AFP

Roger Pielke Jr - Climate Change Innovation

U. Gothenburg - Baltic Sea Eutrophy, Thinnning Ozone Boost Conditions For, Toxicity Of Cyanobacteria

Reef Scientists Bracing For Bleaching Assessment - 2010 Likely Worst Year Ever For Caribbean Corals

NSIDC - November Ice Extent 2nd-Lowest Ever For Month; Hudson Bay Nearly Ice-Free

DOE and NASA Reach Cleanup Agreements with the State of California....

Dr. Chip Fletcher speaking to the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Tech

Ancient Marabou Stork - Nearly 2M Tall - Roamed Island Of Flores 20-50,000 Years Ago - BBC

Threshold Sea Surface Temperature for Hurricanes and Tropical Thunderstorms Is Rising

Glaciers in Southern South America and Alaska Melting Faster than those in Europe, says new UNEP Rep

Oil nibbling at $89 a barrel, while the World is experiencing a deep recession. China and India

Bolivia Alleges U.S "Blackmail" At Climate Change Negotiations

Mountain Gorillas In Virunga Range Up By About 100 Individuals Since 2003 Census

Cellulosic Ethanol Reality Begins to Set In

NRA's Latest Poster Boy Sounds Like School Shooter

Uribe press secretary interrogated over wiretaps

Govt investigates paramilitary assets abroad

Cuba commutes another bomber's death sentence

WikiLeaks: The U.S. Must "Neutralize, Co-opt or Marginalize" Radical Latin American Bloc in Climate

Link to photos of floods in Colombia

Approximately 100,000 Contraband Cuban Cigars to Go up in Smoke

Mexico: Calderón tries to "isolate" Venezuela

Chile sets terms for Bolivia sea corridor

Peru: 4 Seriously injured and 1 dead during strike against mine near Conococha Lake

Leaked cables say Nicaragua government took bribes

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Monday, December 6)

LeBron James relates to Brett Favre

Got my reading material for the day.

Wilbon is leaving the Post

'Skins Albert Haynesworth suspended;"conduct detrimental to the club."

Redskins Suspend Haynesworth 4 games for Conduct Detrimental to Shanahan's Ego

Most bizarre Wikileak: Burma general considered Manchester United buyout

Giants named Organization Of The Year

Red hot NBA team has their first FIVE game winning this season. Suck on it...

It's a special day in the Sports Forum - Happy Birthday Condem!

Patriots Crush Jets 45-3 - Totally Smashmouth

Wannstedt out at Pitt.

****THE SECOND ANNUAL COLLEGE BOWL EXTRAVAGONZO***

Belmont professors support gay faculty, students

Lisa Howe, Former Belmont Coach, Allegedly Fired For Being Gay

Str8 against H8...

Activist says man who belonged to Jamaica gay rights group found fatally stabbed in capital

Circumcision may not curb gay HIV transmission

Can somebody give me a quick primer or some links about the Salvation Army RE GLBT discrimination?

Singapore water polo team criticized for “inappropriate” swim suits

The Charade of Israeli-Palestinian Talks

In the fire, a glimpse of hope

Top Israel rabbis: Don't sell property to non-Jews

Europe doesn't delegitimize Israel, only the occupation

U.S. drops demand for Israeli settlement freeze

Top rabbis move to forbid renting homes to Arabs, say 'racism originated in the Torah'

Army: Gaza militants fire into Israel

Religion is poison....

Teaching religion - “American education proceeds on the assumption that God is either dead or

In today's WTF moment..."Christians Hire Stalker-Truck for Atheist Bus Ads"

Bullying and Censorship

Best Nativity scene EVAH!

Social Science Palooza

Geminid Meteor Shower Defies Explanation

Climate change fans deep-burning fires in Alaska

Oriental Hornets Are Literally Solar Powered

Nanosatellite Successfully Ejected from Free-Flying Microsatellite in Space

Oops!

Oops! part 2

Possibles for white.

Charged Vessels & Infinite Bodies

Boise State and LSU flip BCS positions due to data error.

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