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Archives: January 22, 2010

HEADS UP: John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Channel Now..

Woman sentenced for sitting on boyfriend, killing him.

Lol - anybody watch Jon Stewart tonite?

The future of Health Care in America (after the last few days events..)

So if the Prison-Industrial-Complex owns Congress...

Corporations are for the most part, publically

Supreme Court Ruling: Like Soylent Green.. Corporations is People!

Haiti - Some Numbers - 6 Day Donations vs. Wages and GDP

The World to look forward to...

As crappy as we're all feeling today about the SCOTUS

Wondering about money laundering viz. SCOTUS ruling

You Guys are Going to LOVE the Comic for this Year's White House Correspondence Dinner!

New York: Mayor Bloomberg hands out $2.4 million in bonuses

Goddammit, it's WE the PEOPLE, not WE the CORPORATIONS!

SCROTUS Itch? Democracy Fatigue? Plantar Fascistitus? Remedy: SIGN THESE PETITIONS

Activist judges - supreme court decision

Since corporations are now officially people, can we finally force them to pay their taxes?

So SCOTUS struck down a law, don't go all emo drama queen

You know the minute we bring up the corrupting influence of corporations

We're as fucked as the Romans were in the 5th century

What is the best way to make politicians in Washington respect your vote?

What is the best way to make politicians in Washington respect your vote?

If you don't stop making excuses for Ralph Nader, the hippy/gangsta might return for an entire week.

No posts about Jon Stewart`s critique tonight of Keith Olbermann?

Josh Gerstein: Decision may mean more foreign cash (in elections)

I expect that in 2012 all the really big money will go to defeating Obama.

I expect that in 2012 all the really big money will go to defeating Obama.

Yglesias: Grijalva about to turn into "history's greatest monster" for not passing the Senate bill

Yglesias: Grijalva about to turn into "history's greatest monster" for not passing the Senate bill

Two words.

Two words.

Let me summarize my opinion on what needs to be done with Senate HCR in pictures:

Call it Schrödinger's Healthcare bill

Air America's gone, but "Ring of Fire" will continue

Do we really have an earthquake weapon? If so, how should we deploy it?

If nothing is done to fix this SCOTUS ruling, how long until corporations start making laws...

About the only weapon we have left against Corporations is to unionize

Regarding Corporations being able to pay for political advertising

Enact and levy a 5000% tax on all corporate campaign spending.

Mystery Visitor Misses Poe's Birthday

Mystery Visitor Misses Poe's Birthday

Anti-Trust laws seem to be our last line of defense.

Brown's election DOES NOT give them control of the Senate.

Trijicon: No more Bible references on scopes

Che's revolution is justified moreso each and every day by out-of-control capitalism.

Disgrace In Massachusetts.

President Palin...brought to you by Chevron

Boy, 9, Commits Suicide at School

Boy, 9, Commits Suicide at School

RFK Jr. debates coal baron Blankenship on mountaintop removal

The perfect storm

Do not go gentle into that good night

Lobbyists Get Potent Weapon in Campaign Finance Ruling

H.R. 4432: The Corporate Propaganda Sunshine Act

H.R. 4434: The End Political Kickbacks Act

Media wins. TV and radio stations will reap the rewards of corporate political ad warfare

H.R. 4431: The Business Should Mind Its Own Business Act

Israeli drones take over Afghan skies

Resistance is futile

H.R. 4435: The Public Company Responsibility Act

So will Halliburton be giving the Republican response to the SOU or will it be Exxon?

Widespread problems found on LPDs, other ships

Did losing Kennedy's Senate seat REALLY change anything?

The Oracle, the billboard and hell hath no fury!

Many huge corporations are on the Government take. They have Government contracts

Will the 2010 elections now be held on ebay?

Democracy for the Few

What did Arlen Specter do yesterday? Joey Scab was making fun of something Arlen did today on MJ.

Public Service Announcement: You have the right to free speech

Meanwhile, back to HCR...

The Bush Legacy Continues

So, the GOP breaks the Dem Senate super majority and the stock market plunges

Campaign finance ruling reflects Supreme Court's growing audacity

Can the U. S. Constitution be at odds with democracy? Is that what happened

So, are foreign corporations on U.S. soil granted personhood as well?

If you have a liberal congressperson

What Can Obama Do?

Dean: Dems can pass limited health care overhaul

Wall Street doesn't like Obama very much

Why is there a probe for John Edwards 'hush money' and no probe

A TSA agent thought this was a joke he should pull:

A TSA agent thought this was a joke he should pull:

Scalia has a message from the Supreme Court to the American people

Fight back, contact a lawyer!

U.S. group sends solar-powered Bibles to Haiti

"Bordeaux" Joe Ganim Released from prison.

WHO will spend more in independent ads: Corporations or Unions???

FDR was going to add more Justices to the Court to make it more friendly

Toles Toon for today

A big time movement needs bumper stickers

How is it difficult to govern with a sixteen seat majority in the

What the diggity damn? Who thought this up? Human "bed-warmers" at Holiday Inn

The change won't be cataclysmic.

It is no exaggeration to say that every level of government can/will be hopelessly corrupted legally

Money talks, it's the Law:

From Kos -Open Thread for the New Gilded Age

So I guess all those poor little 527s(Swift Boat Liars) are now obsolete

My father gets free publicity: From the Dallas Observer (for all debtors)

Woman kills boyfriend by sitting on him

At the very least, I want to be able to quickly identify the real party in interest.

m$nbc has ben ginsberg on...even HE doesn't like the courts ruling

Wow, perception is everything....look at this poll from local paper re: MA election

Ask a conservative how they'll react when Apple or Google spend $1 billion to defeat a Republican...

I say Pixar and "Wall-e" are to blame

Policy Pivot on Banks Followed Months of Wrangling

Common Cause, on the SCOTUS ruling and the Fair Elections Now Act

Common Cause, on the SCOTUS ruling and the Fair Elections Now Act

re: scotus: where are the voices for the people this morning? where are our representatives?

"the Peace and Stability Operations Industry" wants YOU.

The Brennen Center for Justice has some interesting discussions on SC Ruling

New Chupacabra Revealed as a Montauk Monster

New Chupacabra Revealed as a Montauk Monster

Vulnerable Democrats ask Congress, Obama to extend Bush tax cuts

use the SCOTUS ruling against Republicans?

If anyone wants to read the SC decision - here it is

Seriously - is there anything we can do?

been busy today; are the birthers & baggers in a tizzy that corporations from other nations...

WH reverses plans to reduce contractor spending in Pakistan.

I'm currently working on two ideas

Got a live one here...

Blackwater now has the power to run a candidate for office

Is Ralph Nader partially responsible for the results of FEC vs. Citizens United?

Kansas v Roeder

"There's a lot of anger at the Senate" Mike Madden at Salon

Toon: That's odd...

LAZY BASTARDS!!!

Montgomery schools threatened by $46 million fine

A terrible week for liberals and progressives no matter how we slice it.

Anyone have Links for arguments presented in SCOTUS case

The freepers are upset about the SCOTUS ruling too

SC decision will enshrine not just Fascism but also Baathism

Legal question about political smear campaigns.

If a corporation is a person, can it be a victim of murder? Manslaughter?

Racial bullying roils a Philadelphia high school

The fact that people are not in the streets because of the SCOTUS decision shows how much the MSM...

We're all about to embark in a Great Experiment....

After Dyer's rape arrest, 'Oath Keepers' disavow any association with onetime key figure

Is your state's Unemployment Benefit program on this list?

Supreme Court term limits?

The National Security argument against the SC ruling

All persons born or naturalized in the United States

Democratic Corporatism Brings Reagan Back from the Grave

Why is everyone acting as if corporate control of government began today?...

Will the Teabaggers stage protests over the SCOTUS ruling on corporate campaign funding?

Heard Newt Gingrich on NPR yesterday about campaign finance reform...

Does yesterday's S.C. ruling mean that foreign-held corporations will be meddling in u.s.elections?

How about this radical idea ??

Inhofe: ‘I believe in racial and ethnic profiling’: All terrorists are Muslims or Middle Easterners'

Has there been an actual Extreme Court ruling that said Corporations are the same as people?

OK, hows it really going to work - this flood of 'free speech' money

Gates says Taliban part of Afghan 'political fabric' - Karzai unveils insurgent reconciliation plan

wasn't ducking out . . . just don't read DU every day anymore . . .

China teen seen as hero for killing local official

TIMES UP!

Should we begin working on an infrastructure to replace the internet

SCOTUS did not think the billions spent by Lobbyists to practically

Kansas v. Roeder (Tiller Killer) trial starts today ~~ Tru TV

Which corporate deep pockets make you shudder particularly badly?

Diane Rehm Show...listen Live..Re: SC ruling

Damn, if i ever hear the term judicial activist being said about a liberal justice

Can we say "activist judges" yet?

Apparently, Thomas Jefferson did not understand the concept of "personhood" in the United States.

OK. I changed my mind.

OK. I changed my mind.

KCBD-TV (Texas): Conviction overturned because of excessive taser use

Talk to me like I am slow, what is the SCOTUS decision today about

Bloomberg poll, 77% of investors believe Obama is anti-business, but that isn't all

My version of the New Senate

Ya know...I just care anymore. I did everything I could and there's

New question: What should be in a Constitutional amendment to reverse today's SCOTUS decision.

New question: What should be in a Constitutional amendment to reverse today's SCOTUS decision.

In light of the SCOTUS ruling, time to update Orwell

Youth Vote Collapsed in Massachusetts

Family Research Council: "The persecution of corporate citizens has come to an end" (Really)

Specter to Bachmann: 'Act like a lady'

Scott Brown's Wife Music Video: Gail Huff's RACY 'Girl With The Curious Hand'

Greed has captured the soul of America.

Children Going Missing From Haiti Hospitals: UNICEF

AZ State & U Arkansas Launch "Sustainability Consortium" With Charter Members Monsanto & Cargill

Need talking point assistance: the rights of speech and association mean you don't lose your right

Teabaggers: Don't Tread on AIG

When the left gets out in the streets no one sees or listens not even

To RW lurkers and Tea Party activists, here is why the Supreme Court decision is bad

Letterman's Top 10 about Brown

Many of you dont get it (re: overturning, removing, impeaching SCOTUS)

In View of The SCOTUS Decision, I'm going to:

What the new Obama Deficit Commission would ACTUALLY do.

Pat Buchanan: White people can beat Obama in 2012

Why is there an anti-EFCA ad on the front page?

NEVER MIND IT JUST ENDED...

California's bad weather updated to 'Complex Emergency'

California's bad weather updated to 'Complex Emergency'

N.J. has a nuke plant event

"Status quo doesn't quite have defenders, but at least people are used to it."

Just wondering...How many years do you suppose it will be...

The New Senate

GOP Palin Dinner Rumbles

Does the ACLU still deserve our support?

Does the Employee Free Choice Act have no chance to pass this year? NT

Tough question for everybody, re: health care

So, can you list other countries that have similar policies to what SCOTUS gave us?

Another Facebook group to join

Another Facebook group to join

Ask PFAW to call it the Anti-Fascist Amendment and strengthen the wording.

Dynamic Thom Hartmann show today - Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Ralph Nader.

Dynamic Thom Hartmann show today - Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Ralph Nader.

Has anyone seen any polling on the SCOTUS coup yet?

So how long before The Onion runs a headline to the effect of...

CALL YOUR SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RIGHT FUCKING NOW!

Obama's Half-Baked Bank Reform

In which FSogol unsubscribes to Obama's Organizing for America

In which FSogol unsubscribes to Obama's Organizing for America

The Supreme Court decision is why elections have consquences.

Britons accused of setting fire to a synagogue in Crete

Oklahoma AFSCME Members Donate to Senior Meals (senior nutrition meal program ended by budget cuts)

From MediaMatters: Beck's latest list of advertisers

Don't take this personally - fuck you

I think it's possible for Dems to demonstrate that corporations are NOT people. 'Foreign' could be

Latest tea party target: Its own convention

Which is more of a person? A Gitmo detainee or a corporation?

Kudos to California Dems, esp Sen. Leno: Universal Health Care Proposal:

SC sought this case and gave it priority status. Corpmedia refuses to call 'judicial activism'

We've come to the brink before.

We've come to the brink before.

Predictions for the future in our new Supreme Court enabled Fascist State

Silly Rabbit.. Free Speech is for PEOPLE.. NOT Corporations!

If we run away now,

Ask not what your corporation can do for you, ask what you can do for

PHOTOSHOP: DC Dems: can you hear your base now?

FDR on liberty:

Seems to me the first time a Corporation that has ties or partial ownership in other countries

John Dean: A Supreme Victory for Special Interests

If corporations are persons

Where is the Teabagger outrage over the SC decision?

Monkeys can do math

We hold these truths to be self-evident,

Can we at least have Competitive Bids when we sell Government Agencies?

Sign the Petition to Demand an Exit Strategy During the State of the Union Address

The way it looks from where I'm sitting

So we're now 'officially' fucked...

The teabaggers support our transformation to state like Putinist Russia

The Rude Pundit: A View of the Future in the Wake of Yesterday's Supreme Court Decision

The Rude Pundit: A View of the Future in the Wake of Yesterday's Supreme Court Decision

C-SPAN3 - Anti-Abortion rally in DC

Rollerball, The Running Man, Robocop and Idiocracy weren't just entertaining movies

If corporations are "people" then HEY it's time to re-institute the draft...

Spanish Gov’t to Set Limits on Diet-Related TV Ads

Joan of Arc relic a fake.

Anniversary of Roe v. Wade thought.. now that corporations are "people" they'll be on board w Roe

If we do all we can, This Too Shall Pass

the only defense we have now is to pass LIMITS on campaign funds that can be amassed

If I was a crusading Atty General who wanted to be governor (again)

HEADS UP: Obama town hall mtg in OH at 2PM EST - hopefully it will be a "come to Jebus" mtg

The one that scares the Bejeebus out of me is a Corp. called XE,

The new litmus test for Supreme Court Nominees must be "Are Corporations people, yes or no?"

Nominate someone to replace Geithner and Bernanke

The hypocrisy of SCOTUS - specifically Thomas and Scalia

The Constitution, john roberts' copy

FUCKING ASSHOLE ROEDER SUPPORTERS IN KANSAS....

So according to Fox News, if the election was held today...

Healthcare Thought and Senator Elect Brown

PHOTO: Supreme Court now sports corporate sponsor patches

PHOTO: Supreme Court now sports corporate sponsor patches

Who is Polling a Bill Halter Primary Challenge to Blanche Lincoln?

Analysis: The personhood of corporations

Our Team is still talking about cutting Medicare, tone deaf or what?

Wall Street Bonuses, Bank Reform, etc....

Dear Huffington Post

Democracy for America on the Public Option

Medical examiner calls police-involved death of man at checkpoint a homicide

The Obama Justice Dept. should start seeking the death penalty against corporations.

Our slide into the OIduvai Gorge has begun...

Obama Townhall on C-Span Now

If DU tonight is any indication, I think Democrats found their issue to run on this year

Yesterday we didn't see a Supreme Court ruling we saw law

It's Friday. Time to laugh.

General Petraeus not pleased with biblical gunscope inscriptions

Dispatch from an Airman in Haiti -- "One Life at a Time"

Hartmann trying to talk people down - Nader coming up

America first. My solution to the Supreme Court ruling. Pass a law in Congress that only wholely

Perfect response to Alaskan Teabaggers "Dear feds: We loathe you. Please send money"

How We Can Revoke Corporate Personhood

UN on food rations in Haiti

What this country needs right now ...

I've come to think that it's too bad the Republican's didn't use the nuclear option in the Senate

16-Year-Old Starbucks Barista Sues Over 'Sex Demands' at Work

No dem incumbent is safe. None of them. Not Russ Feingold, not Pat Leahy

No dem incumbent is safe. None of them. Not Russ Feingold, not Pat Leahy

Secret Service Question:Does the Secret Service protect Supreme Court

Where's my flying car!

Politicians Should Wear Their Corporate Sponsor's Logo

Tommy Thompson weighing Russ Feingold challenge

Has any decision by the Roberts court similarly expanded rights for actual people?

Obama to Indefinitely Imprison Detainees without Charges

Meet the SCROTUS - the Supreme Court Righties Of The United States

State Board of Education members get authors mixed up

The House and Senate Judiciary Committees should start impeachment hearings for 5 Justices

Given the supreme court's decision, is it that much of a stretch

Where are the SANE GOPers, Like Bob Barr, or Bruce Fein, on "Citizens' United?"

Too bad the 'base' did not turn out in '04 to vote for Kerry. Just not 'cool' enough. Bush'04 just

The Arsenal of Kleptocracy

Obama To Admit Congress Has 'Run Into A Bit Of A Buzz Saw' On Health Care

Specter to Bachmann: 'Act like a lady'

Students react as they meet President Barack Obama - pics

How we were sold the Corporate Five

:(

Heads up: Amazing dog helicopter rescue on MSNBC right now.

Haitans reporting from Haiti

O.K. so the SCOTUS missed in this ruling but it is not like the court doesn't

Why Don't They Want The Fed Audited?

Air America: Why liberal radio's answer to Rush Limbaugh failed and why it matters

Senate unable to gurantee 51 votes for changes in reconciliation

Truckosaurus 2012

New Mexico State Legislator Introduces Bill To Move State's Money

Petition Against Citizens United v. FEC

So will these corporations have to complete census forms?

I love to see MSNBC offer Jon Stewart a show.

Why is it that the teabaggers, inc., do not trust government at all, yet

Obituaries for 01-22-2010

Obituaries for 01-22-2010

School board reverses expulsion of Willows student in gun incident

SAFER launches nationwide boycott of Starbucks

A decent post from CNN on Haiti

Obama has suspicious number of letter-writing fans named 'Ellie Light'

Boston Globe: Brown is like the 'pauper who won the lottery'

Breaking: Supreme Court rules private citizens illegal

HEADS UP: MSNBC doing in depth on JRE coverup/investigation

Petraeus: Most ‘Surge’ Forces to Arrive by September

Another idea to overturn this decision: Court Reporter "Headnote Veto"!??

Air Force issues second call for network attack capabilities

Tim Tebow will do a Pro-Life, Anti-Choice ad during the Super Bowl- No outrage toward CBS?

New e-mail from Alan Grayson - Our first cosponsor

Dear dear Huffington posts that the RNC demands

Does anyone know why Wexler resigned?

TSA Employee Plants a Bag of White Powder on Traveler...As a 'Joke'

John McCain's weak-ass statement on SOTUS ruling

John McCain's weak-ass statement on SOTUS ruling

If corporations are people...

President Obama at Smitty's Place (restaurant) in Ohio - pics

Empire for sale -- 25,000 sesterces. Cheap!

Sign the petition: Giumarra Vineyards Sued by EEOC for Sexual Harassment & Retaliation

Why is Oprah interviewing Palin . . . again???

Conando. Get your fresh, hot tonight show tribute: right here.

Conando. Get your fresh, hot tonight show tribute: right here.

The difference between Keith Olbermann and Rush Limbaugh

Why Obama Is (Finally) Taking on Wall Street --- Robert Reich

"Too many are so quick to call it quits."

Poorly networked systems leave vets on their own when seeking care

69-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble in Port-au-Prince

IDEA: Get a network to show corporate names along with congressional members speaking in Congress.

Money Talks-

AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION - SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT (yesterday decision)

AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION - SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT (yesterday decision)

How Corporatism/Fascism Will Eventually End In America. Hint: Think Generationally.

Healthcare reform is dead. As in expired. As in dodo like dead.

Iran threatens to hit Western warships in Gulf if attacked

We are now officially at war. We either defeat and subjugate the Corpzis, or they enslave us.

The Supremes should not be above accountability

A departing observation on the importance of healthcare.

People are acting as if Scott Brown won the election by 20 points

Reinstate Glass-Steagall.

4,377 killed in iraq, 31,000 wounded, 884 in Afghanistan dead, 4800 wounded

Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $1 Million For Haiti Relief

I think what scares me most about the SC decision is how little time there is

I think what scares me most about the SC decision is how little time there is

H.R. 4433: The Ending Corporate Collusion Act

H.R. 4433: The Ending Corporate Collusion Act

Aid makes it to Haiti, but not onto the streets

Aid makes it to Haiti, but not onto the streets

Help Alan Grayson

Grim trend in Army suicides continues

FSB appreciates Obama turning screw on risk reduction

Eminent Domain is Alive and Well-disproportionately trained on poor and particularly on minorities

Europe welcomes Obama bank plan, won't imitate it

I heard Newt Gingrich on NPR last night talking about the SCOTUS decision...

Do not believe what the MSM is telling you why the market is dropping is because of Obama

Barbara Boxer: Time for Ben Bernanke to go

Front page of NY Times

What would the Republicans allow us to pass if we gave them tax-free capital gains?

Mark Krikorian: ‘Haiti’s So Screwed Up Because It Wasn’t Colonized Long Enough’

Rock, Paper, Scissors, SCOTUS

Rachel on Andrea Mitchell:

China teen seen as hero for killing local official

Is it time for the Herbal Tea Party Movement?

I convinced my Brother in Law to like Medicare for All

Donald L. Kohn -- Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Help Alan Grayson

GOOD NEWS MOMENT: Florida Fair Districts has officially qualified to be on the 2010 Florida ballot!

Criswell Predicts! "Bernanke is toast"

Anyone watching Beck's "documentary?"

The financial panic button has been pushed..Jim Sinclair Newsletter

Daily Kos: Should charges of treason be filed against 5 SCOTUS judges?

Want to let Chris Mattews know what you think? e mail link

Could Alan Grayson be our 'Huey Long'? (updated)

Where's the Birth Certificate?

Send Harry Reid a pair of balls on Facebook...

Paula Dean cooking with Jimmy Carter now on Food Network

Scot Horton gets right to the point.

So when is Murdoch going to buy and install his own presidential choice?

SIIIGGGHH. Mor. ONS.

Glenn Beck Biting into Scott Brown, FOX's Favorite Candidate: "Dead Intern" Comments for the Already

The Exodus Begins - Exhausted Aid Workers Among those Leaving Haiti

"Don't Buy the Politics Corporations Are Selling" - A media campaign concept

SCOTUS protects America.

Failed Bank Information - Information for Premier American Bank, Miami, FL

Ruling in federal Prop. 8 trial delayed until February or March

Why is tweety beating up on Grayson?

Is this "Reagan & Bush Court-appointed Judiciary Payback Week"?

chris matthews should interview himself

American politicians couldn't hold Hugo's jock..

Caption this pic

Dodd: Dems might need a month off from reform

Dodd: Dems might need a month off from reform

Roberts and Alito Confirmation Hearings - Transcripts/Articles /Vote

Things that make you go HMMMMMMMM

When Rachal Maddow, Paul Krugman and Wendell Potter all agree

Help for jobless, don't wait, call a local Census office today

vote: Should Ben Bernanke be approved for a second term as Fed chief?

So... If money is speech, how is it that the levying of taxes does not violate the First Amendment?

The Supreme Court decision allowing unlimited corporate influence is ANTI-Business

Can a corporation get cancer and then not be able to afford treatment?

I can't wait until a senator is giving a speech and breaks out into a Free Credit Report jingle.

Drive a Truck Through Haiti, 360° Video

Calling a spade a spade

Is Clarence Thomas the worst SC Justice in history?

Greatest Political Ad Ever

Seamen drown trying to save portraits of Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung, proclaimed heroes

Bushies Take on Perry

Fox host defends Republicans’ right to smoke pot

Jeez--- Tweety is being a complete asshole with Alan Grayson

Oklahoma Muslims ask to meet with Inhofe

Police say Georgia mom forced son to kill hamster

Mom forced her son to kill his pet hamster with a hammer as punishment for bad grades

NASA Extends the World Wide Web Out Into Space

Roeder trial - Day 1

Father Loses Grip, Ariz. 6 Year Old Boy Swept Way In Flood

Father Loses Grip, Ariz. 6 Year Old Boy Swept Way In Flood

Citigroup was the only "too big to fail" commercial bank that the government rescued

"Demo" means "People". "Cracy" means "Power". What's so hard to get about that?

If money is "free speech" then why have bribery laws?

Is Germany dying out?

Glenn Beck sees Obama everywhere … even in his bedroom

Take away the Supreme Court's jurisdiction over campaign finance reform.

Greenspan thinks Bernanke should be re-hired...

Obama administration opens nearly 300 govt databases

Will the Democrats become more liberal or more moderate for next election?

Why don't Democrats threaten the "Nuclear option" like the GOP did?

The actual rule on foreign corporations and political spending, if anyone cares.

Krugman: It would be really good if the Dems had a leader. Now...who could lead them? ,,,

I want to thank the Supreme Court for making this line being spoken by a politician a possibility!

I think Kucinich regrets going on O'Reilly

Rachel and Keith will be on at 10.00pm and 11.00pm

Rush Limbaugh wonders if "Jewish Bankers" are having buyers remorse.

Down memory lane with John Roberts

PUBLIC INTEREST GROUPS CONDEMN SUPREME COURT'S RULING ON CORPORATE MONEY IN ELECTIONS

Supreme Conservative Hypocrisy of Campaign Financing Ruling

Can You Trust That Slimy Crew Around Obama To REALLY Take On Wall Street?

‘Haiti’s So Screwed Up Because It Wasn’t Colonized Long Enough’

CNN - "Palin: 'I am not a quitter; I am a fighter'"- Like Palin, Dems Who Quit, Are Really Fighters

Do Your Members of Congress back Public Campaign Financing? Link=>>

Re-confirm Bernanke?

U.S. delays setting up more anti-Taliban militias . . . they'd become 'stronger than the government'

Dean favors scaled-back healthcare reform

Want to feel even worse about the SCOTUS decision? Think about what it will do to the media.

Want to feel even worse about the SCOTUS decision? Think about what it will do to the media.

Brown's truck is already gone.

Aid Flow To Haiti Improves As Seaport Opens, Airport Volume Dramatically Increases

Roberts and the Supreme Court Phalanx

Easy solution to the Supreme Clown ruling HERE!

The new republican look (after the SC decision)

The recent Supreme Court decision regarding campaign donations confirms my objection:

MSM says it's Obama's fault bank stocks are tanking.

Best Obama Presidency article EVER

Stevie Wonder LIVE Bridge Over Troubled Water NOW

Dr. George Tiller: Trust Women

Gallup catapults propaganda for the Supreme Court decision

It is Free Speech vs Expensive Speech

no corporate $$ for our democratic primary challenger in CO

self-delete; dupe

International Red Cross Operational Report for today

David Gregory: 'I Don't Think We've Made Mistakes' On 'Meet The Press'

State law would prevent restraining inmates during birth (WA)

What bothers me the most about the SCOTUS decision...

RI judge gets panel's OK for appeals court seat

Haiti survivor models..

ACLU Files Suit Seeking OPR Report on Torture Memos

Another "employees must speak English" story -- but it's right across the street from Yale!

Just like Michael Jackson and that rat, Harry Reid has a friend...in Ben

I'm really liking Dylan Ratigan....

Arlen Specter just lost his election today.

Uganda: Thousands of children demonstrate in favour of anti-gay bill

Dow down another hundred today. According to everything I've been told that means

Just in Obama's payroll tax reduction in no way effects return.

Constitutional Amendment anyone?

For those of you screaming about the US role in Haiti

Facebook suggested I should friend Scott Brown!

I know it was 5-4, but who?

If you don't subscribe to any kind of TV other than the internet,

KO - The Supreme Mess day two n/t

"Yankee go home", "GRINGOS!" I grew up with that

How the Democrats may solve their health-care problem

Now that Corporations have the power to VOTE, will they also have to serve jury duty?

NHS review calls for clearer cervical cancer guidance for lesbians

Broadcaster Paul Harvey had close ties to FBI

How long until the next Renaissance?

Modern Mystery: Who Flattened Ancient Indian Site?

NY man accused of beheading claims he was battered

Roger Ebert Endorses Universal Healthcare in this movie review:

Did Your Paper Endorse SCOTUS Ruling? Denver Post Did

Haiti flight coordinators explain chain of command at airport

Rachel Maddow on MSNBC now.

'Hope for Haiti Now' global telethon tonight at 8 pm EST.

Bush-Cheney-Polanski

Jonathan Alter on "the serious threat to American democracy" from the "Roberts Court Radicals"

5 bank closings this evening -- FDIC estimated cost $532.7 million

Fox News and the Saudi Royals are teaming up to destroy America

Scotus Line

Scotus Line

How many more senators do we have to lose to health care "reform"?

fitting tribute to "Old Glory"

Sexual harassment okay as it ensures humans breed, Russian judge rules

Citizens United v. FEC is Irrelevant to Real Campaign Finance Reform

Dumb question on the SCROTUS decision

On this date:...1973...

Does a dramatic dog rescue from the L.A. River count if it's on Fox?

Cindy McCain ad for group challenging Prop 8

Amendment Petition from Thom Hartmann, Jim Hightower, & Co., RE: SCOTUS Citizens United Ruling

UK rejects Barack Obama's bank reforms

Pants on the ground!

There won't be a constitutional amendment. Or a violent revolution

There won't be a constitutional amendment. Or a violent revolution

There won't be a constitutional amendment. Or a violent revolution

J.C. Bancroft Davis

Wyclef is a brilliant musician

Bank of America will now own 88% of the San Jose Mercury News, Denver Post, et al.

My small building business is a corporation, type S. Does 1 corp = 1 person?

No law expert, but isn't Jonathan Turley missing the point that a Corporation is not a person?

What happens if we vote for the people that don't take corporate money?

My eyes haven't been dry since the Help for Haiti Telethon began --

A question about 'The'

Depressing Friday Toons...

I am so fed up with unwillingness to govern by the democratic party

You have not been given an excuse to quit.

shakira sounds like that gal who sings "how deep is your love"

Hope For Haiti Telethon-Tonight @ 8PM, 7CT, on lots of channels

Corporate Personhood - A Resource Guide from Reclaim Democracy !

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

How to Stop Complaining and Start Improving Government

I know this will be an unpopular question, but...

Paul Harvey in cahoots with J. Edgar Hoover?

US firm to remove Biblical references on gunsights

A gay man's response to the latest DNC fundraising letter.

Dow closes down another 216. WTF?

Question-if Haiti is a predominately Catholic Country-

Yay centrism!

Yay centrism!

Haitian Boys and Girls Wait in Line for Hours for Food and Water - pics

FOX news not airing Hope for Haiti. Are they that petty & heartless?

Arlen Specter: we need to consider a constitutional amendment

Florida's Official Unemployment rate up 0.3% to 11.8%

A sure fire question to shut up Rwers

how I framed the SCOTUS ruling to a conservative coworker

California Loses Most Jobs as Ranks of States With 10% Unemployment Swell

Why did some of the kids... read NGOs went ahem public with issues going wrong

Ron Reagan, Salon: Farewell, Air America, when we need it most

Swamprat? Need a pic

Swamprat? Need a pic

A response from Alan Grayson

A response from Alan Grayson

Wealth Distribution in the United States

Retirement community holds "Telethon for Haiti", raises $18,000!

They aint people if they can't produce a birth certificate.

Never before has it been so true: "Why bother?"

Reinstate Glass-Steagall.

Clinton Bush Haiti Fund

Draft Alan Grayson 2012 n/t

We need to coin a new term meaning "corporate candidate"

A question for the smart people of DU on Creole

Every now and then this is posted by someone here

Haiti, Lifeboat Ethics, and priortization of planes landing.

I Went There so You Didn't Have To... The Idiot Zone.

Navy moves to allow women on submarines

Anyone can go around campaign limits now by creating a corporation...

Amazing: afer 10 days a 22-year old has been rescued

CALL TO ACTION: We need to form a coalition of groups to fight the SCOTUS ruling

Salon has an article about the anger in the HOUSE

Salon has an article about the anger in the HOUSE

So now an American Company that is partially owned by a foreign corporation

Yup.......DOW is going below 10000 today.....

Yup.......DOW is going below 10000 today.....

"Obama cannot keep blaming Bush for these problems".

FBI records show broadcaster Paul Harvey had deep ties to J. Edgar Hoover

Why Not Re-enact The Fairness Doctrine To Deal with SCOTUS Decision?

Why Not Re-enact The Fairness Doctrine To Deal with SCOTUS Decision?

Lets FULLY apply Personhood to Corporate Entities

2fer: All wingnut HOTsex: RogerSTONE vs KERRY. Senator TreasureTrail's wife's video

How heartwarming is this photo from Haiti?

Hope and change , MY ASS . EOM . Unrec to your hearts content

This is why I don't like the Greek scene (frats and sororities) on college campuses

Should we impeach a Supreme Court justice?

Word a Constitutional Amendment that Precludes a Corporation Attaining/Retaining

BREAKING: Brawndo the Thirst Mutiliator Buys Supermajority in Congress

Some basic information on the Reconciliation Process for Tweety

terror in charlotte

terror in charlotte

Just a sidelight - How many of you know that Fox News has already legally won the right to lie?

I'm reading a book called "Age of Betrayal" The Triumph of Money in America 1865-1900

'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief' - Lots of pics

"Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?"

I just met a Kurd from Iran.

If money is free speech, there can be NO prostitution laws

Thanks for giving us Justice Roberts

41 business leaders send letter to Congress: AGAINST SC decision, pro-Fair Elections Now Act

Citizens United: More Than 3/4 of States Banning Corp Expenditures Have 2010 Gubernatorial Races

What's to stop a Chinese, Russian or Saudi company

What's to stop a Chinese, Russian or Saudi company

To Roberts, Alito, Scalia, Kennedy, and Thomas

The Unvarnished Truth About the US: It's time to leave this soft fascist state.

41 industry leaders call on Congress to halt corporate ‘bribery’(Supreme Court ruling)

President Obama should send two liberal nominees for Supreme Court Justices

"You Light Up My Life" composer faces 10 years in prison....

Movies with which to prepare yourself for the coming corporate state

You are NOT having a bad day.

What a Surprise! SCOTUS Sucks Up to Corporate Power – Protecting Artificial People and Real Property

CCTV in the sky: (UK) police plan to use military-style spy drones

So, President Obama is "ready for a fight" with the banks. Fire in his belly!

John Boehner - Decision Is A "big win for the First Amendment and a step in the right direction."

Obama Quietly Issues Ruling Saying It's Legal For The FBI To Break The Law

had to correct my coteacher a couple of times this morning.

One person who is applauding the SCOTUS decision allowing corporate spending on politics:

anybody here know much about Dual citizenship in Germany?

More billions requested for war . . . A grudging, miserly pittance for everything else

US Rep Donna Edwards proposes Constitutional Amendment to overrule Supreme Court

Poll: 82% Of Obama Voters Who Voted For Brown Overwhelmingly Supported The Public Option

Californian Democrats Will Teach America a Lesson in November...

Note to President Obama: China will NOT let you increase U.S. Exports to them.

The last Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien starts in three minutes on the east coast.

Maybe we should all join the teabaggers! (rant warning)

"I'm a history buff. I love the Museum of Natural History."

Obama to request $14.2 billion to train, equip Afghan forces-$6.6 billion already appropriated

To Hell with whining. Beat me.

Just a thought: all the corporate $ in the world wouldn't matter if the US electorate...

Sorry MSM, since you didnt credit Obama for the Dow going from.....

Revoking Corporate Charters & Organizing Communities To Defend Against Corporate Power

Is Every Stockholder in America Is Now a Criminal?

What day and year did the US start its final descent?

Attn Women: First Legal Male Prostitute Unzips in Nevada Brothel

The average US household has 3.9 Bibles. US consumers purchase 20 million new Bibles a year.

The average US household has 3.9 Bibles. US consumers purchase 20 million new Bibles a year.

I am working the Hope For Haiti telethon - somethng amazing just hapened!

Company offers to stop putting biblical references on military scopes

E-mail from National Council for La Raza pushing for immig. reform in a bad economy

Bristol Palin sues Levi Johnston for $1,750 / mo child support, retroactive to birth of son in 2008

One Reason Dems Can Smile

A constitutional amendment to undo corporate "personhood"

Update letter from Haiti from Partners in Health

Judge orders Roman Polanski to return to US for trial.

Sinkholes: Plant City has declared 11 homes uninhabitable and is watching 35 more.

America has the Highest Poverty - worst than Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, (more)

Presidents can be investigated. Congress can be investigated. Supreme Court can be investigated.

Imagine Charter Schools sells 5 schools for 44 million...will have them leased back to them.

Interesting post on the SCOTUS decision from another message board.

So why can't Roberts be impeached

I was watching "The West Wing" where Leo McGarry tells

The dreaded E3...a career killer for Chicago public school teachers.

Would You Joke?

I knew Roberts was lying during his confirmation hearings. So did you.

For your entertainment...batshit insane.

WE NEED A SECOND CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT - for Economic Justice and Structural Transformation

Saudi Arabia to lash Filipino rape victim 100 times

Saudi Arabia to lash Filipino rape victim 100 times

I have the solution to the SCOTUS decision....

Grayson: Fight now or ‘kiss your country goodbye’

Well, police matched bullet casing that was near Tiller's body with casings at Roeder family home

Well, police matched bullet casing that was near Tiller's body with casings at Roeder family home

The United States Died Yesterday

THIRTY FIVE channels air "Hope For Haiti" telethon. Guess who's not on the list.

Keith Olbermann Appreciation Thread

'Aboriginal' figure skating routine slammed in Australia

'Aboriginal' figure skating routine slammed in Australia

Jon Stewart mocks Olbermann for suggesting Scott Brown advocated violence against women

An interesting memo just distributed to all Senate cheifs of staff

Why do things have to get this MONUMENTALLY AWFUL before people WAKE UP and SMELL the FASCISM?

We need to break the power of the rural states

Question: Given the events of this past week, do you really think we will get another shot at HCR

Haitians dying by the thousands as US escalates military intervention

It's the "New Haiti!"

Open letter to the new Apple iTablet, Mark Morford

Brother of Terry Schiavo claims 'lies' are still being spread about her

***DUzy Awards - The Early Edition***

Movement Behind Uganda's "Kill the Gays" Bill Organizing in Newark

Fire Dog Lake: AFL-CIO Poll: Union Members Voted for Brown over Coakley in “Working Class Revolt”

Can President Obama recover from this first year?

Socialite Betty Broderick denied parole in murders

.R.I.P. America....Land of the not so free.........

Movie help, please...

"Into The Mystic"

Harrison Ford on Letterman tonight. He appeared to be channeling Steve Martin.

By the might hammer of Thor, why can't I get to sleep?

My trip to the DMV today

anybody seen ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction?

This thread has no title

Good morning Lounge

Kali knows the ranching industry has changed, um... immensely.

In the interests of safety, all women should leave the lounge...

Almost every day I say to my dog: "I wish you could read"

AHAHA you gotta love The Onion's Sports headlines:

After 90 years,the Beaver changes it's name.

Frasier or Niles: Who had the better apartment?

DUzy's back!

I need to drink A LOT of beer to get drunk.

Say what you will about cats, dogs are great for my marriage.

"Miracle On The Hudson" Wreckage Up For Auction

Posting from Atlanta ("et-lana" if you're southern)

ARGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Horrible horrible earworm

What is your personal opinion on your favorite band/singer's least appreciated album?

Will Trade 5.0 Mustang For 2 lbs Of Weed

I'm just hearing of the deaths in CA. I HATE being away from home.

10 days to Lost: Feb 2, 2010

I watched a documentary about Meth in America just to listen to Val Kilmer narrate

Sleep talking man: have you heard of him yet? (absolutely funny)

:(

What's the name of this movie?

matcom shitting in GD.

Bacony foodscapes

Disco number you'd most like to hear declaimed by James Lipton

Will Trade 5.0 Mustang For 2 lbs Of Weed

An inspirational message to remember this weekend:

matcom siting in GD.

Anyone else snowed in?

Amelia Earhart - The Handsome Family

Holy crap, it's Chewbacca

Millie is out of dental cleaning surgery

Facebook etiquette

The Handsome Family - My Beautiful Bride

Police Say Georgia Mom Forced Son To Kill Hamster

Flobots - Handlebars.

Former Cypress Gardens to become Legoland

Flobots - Fight With Tools

Country's first legal gigolo starts work in Nevada

Robin Trower - "Daydream," University of London, February 25, 1980

Donna Summer, "Last Dance" live

Vanity 6 - "Drive Me Wild"

I am pining for a Kirk's Steakburger

Shalamar - "Dead Giveaway"

Hank & Jerry - "I'm Over You Now"

Prince - "The Beautiful Ones"...

Patton Oswalt - Sky Cake

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/22/10

SRV, "Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)," Live at the El Mocambo 1983

Dirty Harry meets Rain Man

My new ride

.

The only thing worse than Ally McBeal OR Sussudio would be an Ally McBeal episode FEATURING Sussudio

Richie Havens' 2008 version of "Won't Get Fooled Again"...you've gotta hear this one.

Gladys Knight & The Pips, "Midnight Train To Georgia" live

My beachball-like head keeps flopping over and banging on my keyboard.

Robbie Robertson (with Peter Gabriel): "Fallen Angel"

Any one here have a blueray player that can receive Netflix.

Dead Kennedys - Kill The Poor - Sproul Plaza, 1978

Dead Kennedys - Viva Las Vegas - Live, 1979

Police: Man poses as cop, interferes with sex sting

If I may interrupt today's all YouTube video format-- Tell me, what is there besides Photobucket?

I can't find Chiclets anywhere.

Wish they'd learn to spell my name right...

The BoDeans: "Black, White & Blood Red" LIVE on Letterman...KILLER "roots rock."

This guy records his own music. I like.

flowing water

Cameo - "Word Up"

Clean Your Balls with Axe

Drunk dancing is the best workout known to man.

stupid iTunes

Gov't Mule - Thirty Days In The Hole. Mountain Jam IV, Hunter Mountain NY May 30, 2008

Another reason why cats are superior to dogs.....

After the storm......pics from tonight...

What's so special about Cristiano Ronaldo?

Anybody remember Chubby Checker?

"These other places are to the east. Of the water." OR "Like all things Spanish, it is dangerous"

I've been posting in GD. Several people called me a "big fat fucking poopy head".

Man woke up kids to beat them and kicked their dog too

OH mah Gawd... !!!

I hope none of you are using any of these passwords

366 days later, what do you think of Obama? A poll, if I can manage this

366 days later, what do you think of Obama? A poll, if I can manage this

This country is ungovernable

From how i read it, the corporate expenditures are independent of the campaign...

So are we like Chile or Argentina? nt

In all likelihood, I won't make it to 2017, and IF Obama has already told us that

Ladies and Gents: We are Now Officially a Plutocracy

SCOTUS Ruling Meaning: Corporations Know Obama has to Go

Operation Elect Sarah Proceeding According to Plan

Suggestion:

has anyone mentioned... Conan's last musical guest?

Tories back Obama's bank reform plans

If you want to hear a cool group--Lemon Jelly

A little help with a Targus universal adapter cord?

I AM FUCKING DONE!

Nuts to this online stuff. Here's the US Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121

Wow!!!!!!! Erroll Southers was really impressive on Rachel today

I have no idea how to title this thread.

This poll need DU help

Can House and Senate Republicans support today's ruling...

Barney Frank wants to give banks 5 more years of speculating with our federally insured

Herewith, a cat thread that would not be improved by pictures.

HCR will be unpopular with the majority as long as health insurance companies are unpopular.

Best free anti-virus software, help me choose

Robin Trower, "Bridge of Sighs," University of London, February 25, 1980

The Supreme Court's Gift to the Chamber of Commerce

Questions re: SCOTUS/Corp Spending; INDIVIDUAL limit lifted? Unions? Tax Deductability.

Obama's First Year in Office Marred By Many Broken Campaign Promises

Health care reform

Conference of Mayors Stresses Need for New Round of Stimulus Money

Obama's 'Volcker Rule' shifts power away from Geithner

House, pass the Senate bill. Senate, pass a 'clean-up' bill. Gut it up! Show us you can govern!

Ya know - Carole King's "Really Rosie" ages well with time

The HCR Plan of the Moment: 10am, Friday 1/22

So what are the ConservaDems pushing: health reform to save thousands of lives? No:

Pat Buchanan: Has Obama lost white America

Krugman: Do the Right Thing

"Glass-Steagall lite Barack Obama proposes limiting the activities of big banks."

What is the best solo album by a former Beatle?

Ok. Here is where we stand. We have a Democratic President, Senate 59/100 and House 256/435...

Dead Kennedys - Let's Lynch The Landlord - Live, 1980

ABC News: "President Obama's Rough Week: Jobs, Wall Street, Health Care Loom Over White House"

Proposed checks on financial firms show rival Volcker’s growing influence

Four dozen leading health care experts write to Pelosi, Democrats: Pass Senate Health Care Bill

The insanity of breaking up the health care bill into little pieces

Photos: The Obama Presidency, January, 21st 2010

Gibbs: If we don't do anything, it will only get worse in the days to come.

RepubiCons say they don't believe in government so..

How will the SC decision effect K Street? Will it generate more lobbyist jobs or

The 25 Funniest Moments In (Billboard) Vandalism History

I'm so old...

Shame, Shame, Shame

We gave already, do we still have to watch...

Mom forced her son to kill his pet hamster with a hammer as punishment for bad grades

Take a break and turn on MSNBC

Do you think my user name is racist?

Senate Rankings: Post-Masspocalypse Edition. Nate projects Dems retain avg of 54.7 seats..as of now.

GALLUP: 55% say suspend work on current health care bill, consider alternatives instead.

It's taxes, stupid

DON'T LET A POLL FEED THE PANIC....

Yuk! Jay Leno to headline White House Correspondents Dinner on May 1.

Congressman Jerrold Nadler on health reform

Why does anyone think any Senate Republicans will vote for stripped down health care measures?

Foreign businesses might be the real winners in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission

Obama: 'We've Run Into Buzz Saw' On Health Care

Oh, he's ratcheting up the campaign rhetoric again!

If you're watching MSNBC, turn to C-Span, as the Q&A with the Prez continues......

Democrats won control of the House early Wednesday after a dozen years of Republican rule

What is going on with HCR is stupid... jaw-droppingly WTF stupid

Cat politics experts: I've got 3 against one

The 'Philly Metro' newspaper prints, 'How will Dems recover after losing majority?'

Obama in Ohio -- Day and Night between Obama and Bush

deleted for idiocy

Dodd on Health Care Bill: Let’s Take a Breather

PREDICTION: More than $10 BILLION will be spent by independent advertisers in 2012 election

"Buried inside the new Fox News poll..."

"All of Washington would be saying 'what a genius'"

Can we sue the 5 members of the SC for treason?

3 DAYS SINCE THE MA. FALLOUT......HAS OBAMA...

What is the purpose of the "Liberal Vs. Conservative" meme?

Krugman: The Healtcare Choice & a Note on the Economy

Web Browser poll

HEY LADIES!!.... the first legal male prostitute in Nevada (PIC)

Where do rocking horse people eat marshmallow pies?

imagine if Gore, Kerry or Obama said it wouldn't matter if Roe v Wade was overturned

So, I did something difficult.

Democrats Need To Pass A Cleaned-Up Health Care Bill

Why hasn't Obama smashed up the mean corporations and distributed their property to the People yet??

Chuckie Todd and co actually make an interesting assesments regarding Geithner and Summers

What's to prevent Dems from using the "nuclear option" like the GOP threatened?

It's the weekend.

only because I haven't had enough caffeine--scotus says no limit on corporate contributions to pols

Note to today's Nader Haters: Roberts and Alito were appointed in Bush's SECOND term.

OK - I've got Doctor Who S2 (David Tennant) and Torchwood S1 - which first?

Chuck(chucky cheese)Todd:We don't know what the Supreme Court ruling means

Midlo is into necro-something-or-other

AP:Former Senate HELP Chairman Dodd Suggests Breather on Health Care

Y'all don't need no help.

Why no one should govern based on polls (updated)

“What’s amazing to me is that a majority in the Congress can’t work its will.”- Henry Waxman

My psychiatrist told me that I need to come out of my shell...I need to speak my mind...

Whats with this stupid media with this populous shit

Obama Seen as Anti-Business by 77% of U.S. Investors

****Heads Up: POTUS Holds Town Hall in Lorain Co., Ohio!****

Seeing Obama in the Town Hall -- I really like the guy but not the pussyfooting

It's sad that we need a Constitutional Amendment to state the corp's are not people

Who else thinks Wall Street is trying to intimidate Obama this week?

How are the corporation election ads any different that the sly 501(c)(3) ads?

POLL: Democrats (60%) are happier with their party than Republicans (35%) are with theirs.

Party does matter in the SCOTUS nominations BUT Democrats helped bring us Roberts and Alito

New Banker Rules: Change You Can Believe In?

Just heard a few snippets of Obama's Ohio speech on NPR. I DO NOT like the "common folk" lingo.

Reid endorses Bernanke, likely that he will win re-confirmation

I miss Nance Greggs. Period. She'd have put out a RANT by now.......

banghead

Boozman Making Calls For Senate Bid

Democratic state Sen. Tom Holland of Baldwin City may run for governor

Field, Goal, or Punt?

Politicians declare runs for seat Brown vacating

Pence to Decide About Senate Bid This Weekend

The Ruling Changes Nothing!!

Tweety STFU!!! up

Question: Given the events of this past week, do you really think we will get another shot at HCR

POTUS signs HR4426, Tax Incentive for Charitable Donations to Haiti

CNN and MSNBC broadcasting the "Hope For HAITI Now" special, but

The Andy Richter show.

When the first term is over...

I remember Howard Sten saying around 92, 93 who is this Conan.

I think I'm turning the corner...

Cosmo Ken and Caribou Barbie in '12!!!

Andrew Shepard????

Photos: The Obama Presidency, January, 22nd 2010

Pass. The. Damn. Bill.

Paul Doesn’t Want GOP Opponent To Oversee Election

The populist Obama of Jan. 22, 2010 - your opinion?

What are you listening to?

Kerry's speech opposing John Robert's nomination (2005)

I guess I didn't hear Obama during the campaign correctly?

"Leading Health Care Experts Tell House To Pass Senate Health Care Bill"

Watch Rachel Maddow on Andrea Mitchell: Just pass the Senate bill and fix it in reconciliation.

AP Headline: World stocks tumble as Obama targets banks

SEIU: If Dems Pass Scaled-Down Health Bill, Labor'll Have Trouble Staying Focused on Nat'l Politics

Dems are annoying me. PASS Health REFORM! PERIOD. And Chris

There'll Always Be A Scotland Dept: "Haggis Producers Struggling to Keep Up With Demand"

We need to have Obama's back on the Volcker Rule

Are Progressives fucking invisible to the democrats?

CEOs to Hill: Quit Calling Us For Campaign Cash

This SCOTUS ruling means Obama is out in 2012.

Jon Stewart Impersonates Olbermann, Gives 'Special Comment' (VIDEO)

"Where is the Obama who inspired hope of real change?"

You Can Shave the Baby

Hey - asshole fuckstain - you're at the gym. Leave the cell phone in the locker. Shitwit.

Policy Pivot on Banks Followed Months of Wrangling

Whoohoo! "Filibuster reform headed for Senate floor."

Note to Today's Nader Haters: Bush would not have EVEN HAD a first term, let alone a second, had it

President Obama "destroys the field of 2012 GOP candidates" in a poll from...FOX NEWS!

If you criticize Reid, but not Obama, then YOU are the spineless ones

How to impeach a supreme court justice.

Statement from President Obama on the 37th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Not supporting Bernanke will probably cost Boxer her Ca seat. It is a lose/lose for her.

HEY LOOK!!!! IT'S A FUCKING DOG IN A RIVER!!!!!

Michelle Obama's Strong Personal Image

Why US Imperialists have their eye on Haiti; It's not cheap labor it's resources

I just told off a caller from the DNC -- and now I feel like crap about it.

Why do middle-class conservatives support their own destruction?

President Obama on health reform: I am not going to walk away just because it's hard.

When are the millions of traitor Democrats who voted for Reagan, Bush, and Bush going to take some

Coakley's loss and absolute disaster as a candidate IS the Massachusetts Story

Dem leader says Sestak should pull a Gerlach

Irish Central: Bill Maher says Obama "Worse than Cheney."

Who Should Obama Dump?

I think I screwed up...BAD

Officers did not use excessive force, jury finds

Banks already finding ways around Obama financial reforms

Central Greece rattled by magnitude 5.1 earthquake, no damage or injuries

Turkey police arrest 120 al-Qaeda suspects

Lobbyists Get Potent Weapon in Campaign Finance Ruling

India issues terrorism alert over hijack plot

China condemns 'groundless' US criticism of web control

Leak at German nuclear plant: firm

Murdoch law:blood is best

'Aboriginal' figure skating routine slammed in Australia

Australia, N.Zealand order review of 'bible' gunsights

The UN confirms three million affected by quake

Is Germany dying out?

Ohio's unemployment rate up to 10.9%

ATF stings put 250M illegal cigarettes on streets

Hugo Chavez accuses U.S. of using weapon to cause Haiti quake

FSB appreciates Obama turning screw on risk reduction

NASA: 2009 tied for 2nd-warmest year, 00s hottest decade too

FBI records show broadcaster Paul Harvey had deep ties to J. Edgar Hoover

No US-Colombia FTA this year: US ambassador

Failed Bank Information - Information for Premier American Bank, Miami, FL

Ex-Pentagon official jailed for spying for China

Judge grants bail to suspended Broward deputy accused of forcing men to have sex

Dodd: Dems might need a month off from reform

CCTV in the sky: (UK) police plan to use military-style spy drones

NASA Extends the World Wide Web Out Into Space

Tyson layoffs a blow to Bluffs (480 jobs)

Tyson layoffs a blow to Bluffs (480 jobs)

Taco Del Mar files for bankruptcy protection

Fifth Bank of 2010 Fails in Florida

(Gitmo) Detainees Will Still Be Held, but Not Tried, (Obama) Official Says

Judge nixes two Bush-era domestic spying cases

Germany issues arrest warrant of Argentina ex-Junta chief

Iraq littered with high levels of nuclear and dioxin contamination, study finds

Toyota hit with another massive recall: Is your car on the list?

Zelaya opts for temporary residence in Mexico

Calif. Democrats revive single-payer health care

Utah millionaire mounts own Haiti aid operation

Children missing from hospitals after quake, sparking trafficking fears

Police kill man in Haiti over allegedly stolen rice

State jobless rates on the rise

US returns two former detainees to Algeria

Populist backlash puts Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke under siege

Global Stocks Tumble on Obama Bank Plans

Justice task force recommends about 50 Guantanamo detainees be held indefinitely

AMAZING VIDEO: Trapped Dog Rescued from L.A. River

CEOs to Congress: Use taxpayer money for campaigns

Private sector union membership shrinks

Obama's 'Volcker Rule' shifts power away from Geithner

White House still believes Bernanke gets 2nd term

UK terrorist threat level raised to 'severe'

2 Key Senators Oppose a Second Term for Bernanke

Morales sworn-in for second term

Banks shut in Fla., Mo., NM, Ore., Wash.

John Boehner says ‘no’ to scaled back health bill

Reid Says He’ll Support Bernanke for Second Term as Fed Chairman

Poll: Frustration with D.C. fueled GOP in Mass.

Polanski's Victim to Request an End to Extradition Efforts

Court Rules That Mass Surveillance of Americans is Immune From Judicial Review

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday January 22

Pentagon chief defends arms sales to rivals India, Pakistan

Obama quietly continues to defend Bush's terror policies

Court Reduces ‘Shocking’ File Sharing Award

Tories back Obama's bank reform plans

A Supreme Victory for Special Interests (John Dean)

Housebreaking the Corporations

Where are the real populists now?

Conservatives embrace judicial activism in campaign finance ruling (Chemerinsky | LAT)

We all have a stake in corporate behavior (Yosifon | SF Chronicle)

Who's activist now? In election-spending case, conservatives (Doyle | McClatchy)

Supreme Court's momentous decision will derail any financial reform (Talton | Seattle Times)

Justices shift campaign-finance rules (Fitzgerald | Philly Inquirer)

Roberts Delivers ‘Jolt’ in Overturning Campaign-Finance Rulings (Stohr | Bloomberg)

Money talks, high court rules (SF Chronicle editorial)

Special interests win, we lose ( Star-Ledger Editorial Board)

A game changer (Milwaukee WI Journal-Sentinel)

The Supreme Court removes important limits on campaign finance (WaPo Editorial)

Ollie North: At War, Or Not At War: That is the Question

Will corporate ads buy 2010 voters? (Thiemer |AP via WaPo)

Commentary: Please erase these 20 Medals of Honor from the records

Government by the people, RIP (Detroit Free Press)

NYT: The Court’s Blow to Democracy

The Huffington Post Investigative Fund should be embarrassed

Russia and the United States have again traded weapons threats

Corporate Campaign Speech Brought to You By The Supremes

James Fallows: John Roberts: the difference four years makes

Definition of a Liberal by JFK.

Really Simple: We Need to Get Rid of the Perverse Notion of "Corporate Personhood"

Jay Bookman Corporations are not people; money is not speech (Bookman | AJC)

One Year: Where Are the Judges?

Ron Paul: After ‘CIA coup,’ agency ‘runs military’

Tea-party activists claim to represent Main Street...So will they let corporate money rule America?

The Real Problem with Citizens United (SCOTUS ruling)

Modern Mystery: Who Flattened Ancient Indian Site?

Olbermann's Revenge: Uses G.E. $$ to Run Ad Campaign Against Jon Stewart

Bloomberg hammers Obama over Bank Plan

2 Key Senators Oppose a Second Term for Bernanke

Blog for choice: I’m pro-choice because I love life

David Sirota: Democratic Corporatism Brings Reagan Back from the Grave

Dean: GOP Tactics Are Bad for America

WSJ - now even the reporting (which used to be good) is garbage

Robert Reich: It's Time for a Shareholder Protection Act

Vulnerable Democrats ask Congress, Obama to extend Bush tax cuts

Supreme Court Ruling Is an Invitation to Scandal (Farrell | USNWR)

Emperor John Roberts Creates Corporate Kingdom (Black State)

Supreme Court legalizes everything America hates about lobbyists buying Washington (The Hill)

The Supreme Court's gift to big business (Kaplan | Fortune)

Will corporate money change campaigns? (The Hill)

A contrarian take on SCOTUS decision ...

Corporate speech (Salt Lake Trib editorial)

CEOs to Congress: Use taxpayer money for campaigns

Iraq littered with high levels of nuclear and dioxin contamination, study finds

John Roberts: the difference four years makes (Fallows | The Atlantic)

The Arsenal of Kleptocracy

SCOTUS Ruling on Corporate Political Spending Is a Business Decision

In Landmark Campaign Finance Ruling, Supreme Court Removes Limits on Corporate Campaign Spending

High Court Decision May Bring ‘Cascade’ of Election Spending (Bloomberg via Business Week)

U.S. Supreme Court: Democracy sentenced to Death by hanging

Mass. Exit Polls: 'Brown Supporters' Thought They Were Voting For UPS

Those who voted for President Obama and Scott Brown favor public option

John Dean: A Supreme Victory for Special Interests

The United States of Corporate America: From democracy to plutocracy

Former Army Top Brass Address Gitmo, Obama And More

SCOTUS ruling allows Saudi & Chinese big money to buy U.S. elections

A campaign funding mess (Greenfield | Boston Globe)

For Israelis, Mixed Feelings on Aid Effort

Our View: Court ruling a troubling turn (Norwich Bulletin)

Corporations aren’t people, don’t merit special protections (Boston Globe editorial)

GE has exported more American jobs to China under Jeffery Immelt

Commentary: Haitians need emergency relief, not military occupation

FROM A SLAVE STATE TO A CORPORATE STATE – THE CIVIL WAR as CORPORATE REVOLUTION

San Diego Mayor (R): Proud to Testify for Marriage Equality

Why did US aid focus on security Haiti rather than helping Haitians?

Federal Judge: If Torture Prevents Detainee Convictions, ‘So Be It’

Senate Dems Urge 10-Month Extension of Unemployment Benefits

Schumer calls for hearings on SCOTUS decision (The Hill, 1/21)

Conan O'Brien for Treasury Secretary

Don't Ridicule the Tea Partyers -- Recruit Them

Friday Talking Points (108) -- Obama's Pivotal Week

Germany issues arrest warrant of Argentina ex-Junta chief

A Model for Haiti: An Excerpt from The Shock Doctrine

Brotherhood of Man, Pt 1 (1946 cartoon)

Participatory Democracy

Dayton Grassroots on Supreme Court Ruling

Dem Rep: Healthcare Bill is "Dead"

Fascinating suggestion to ditch the verb "To Be". Not such a crazy idea.

Is Homosexuality a Choice? (In the style of old educational cartoons)

Papantonio to Democrats: No Time for Knee Jerk

Tea Bagger's Paradise

Brotherhood of Man, Pt 2 (1946 cartoon)

FreeSpeechforPeople.org kickoff video

Huckabee says Obama will win reelection

Feingold Says He Will Vote Against Bernanke

Nancy Skinner discusses Obama's first year

Rachel Maddow w/ Elizabeth Warren: Obama seen trying to wrest control from big banks

Nancy Skinner and Howard Dean on CNBC 1-19-10

Wake-up Call

Handlebars

Advice to Dems: Man Up

Gates in Pakistan: Islamabad refuses to bow US pressure

Tasini speaks Protest front of Goldman Sachs DEMS NEED TO RETURN TO THEIR ROOTS

Getting It Done: The Year In Obama-Led Health Care Reform

Cheech & Chong "We Want To Legalize Pot For People Who Want To Smoke It! Not Republicans!

Rep. Donna F. Edwards' on Supreme Court Ruling and Need for Constitutional Amendment

Kucinich shreds Democrats for betraying the promise of change

The Boss sings at Hope for Haiti Benefit - "We Shall Overcome"

Beyonce performs "Halo" at Hope For Haiti Benefit

Elizabeth Warren WORRIED state of our economy, Foreclosures WORST NOW, Still Have TOXIC Assets

Firefighters Perform Dramatic Air Rescue of Dog in Rain-Swollen LA River

Team Conan sticks it to NBC with the most expensive comedy skit in late night history.

Rachel Eviscerates The GOP's HCR Obstructionism & Discusses Curbing Corporations With Barney Frank

Jarvis Cocker - "Running the World"

Madonna Performs "Like a Prayer" at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Hope For Haiti Now: "I'll Stand by You" - Shakira

Stevie Wonder sings at Hope for Haiti Benefit - "Bridge Over Troubled Water"

Rachel Maddow update on Bible citatations on rifle sights: manufacturer will stop

Christina Aguilera performing "Lift Me Up" at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Bill Clinton speaks at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Justin Timberlake and Matt Morris Perform "Hallelujah" at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Doocy On Bible Rifle Scopes: If Anybody's Making This A Religious Thing, The Terrorists 'Started It'

TYT: Are the Democrats Going to Sit There and Bleed? (w/ New Blog & Kurt Russel/Billy Bob Thornton?)

Send in the kids now!!!!

Dean on CBS: "if we can't get the whole thing, we can get some good stuff done before the election"

Neil Young & Dave Matthews perform ''Alone and Forsaken'' at the Hope for Haiti Now Benefit

Keith Olbermann Comments On The Ignorance Of The Media

Friday Hardball: Chris Matthews and Alan Grayson Battle Over HCR and Reconciliation

Young Turks Interview PCCC - Polls Tell Real Story Of Coakley Loss To Brown

JAY-Z, Rihanna, the Edge, and Bono perform at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Hugo Chavez accuses U.S. of using weapon to cause Haiti quake

How to Get Bipartisanship and Crush With 59 Senators - Cenk @ Huffington Post

Quick fix for Supreme Court corporate sell-out: corporations with ANY foreign investors can't give

The Economists' Sitting Bull Weekend January 22-24, 2010

Murkowski to Call on Congress to Block Federal Greenhouse Gas Regulation

ODAC Newsletter - Jan 22

Drumbeat: January 22, 2010

"Glacier National Park May Soon Need A Name Change"

Marketing manager responsible for Chevy Volt Dance reassigned

Indonesia's Bold New Conservation Funding Plan - Sell Captive-Born Tigers As Pets

Sierra Club's new Ex. Director:

Stop talking about climate change

Brazilian Ranch Wins Greenwash Award For 2009 - Thousands Of Bulldozed Acres Are "Nature Preserve"

Bill To Oppose EPA Regulation Of CO2 Now Has 150 House Co-Sponsors

More Than 300,000 More Chinese Face Relocation Near 3 Gorges Reservoir - AFP

Congressman Grayson Discusses Wall Street Pay w/ Nobel Prize Winner Joe Stiglitz & Lucian BebChuk

Bee Populations In England Fell By 54% In Past 20 Yrs - Figure Includes Only Managed Honeybee Hives

Yasuni NP, Ecuador - Most Biodiverse Area In Entire Continent Target For Oil Companies As Pact Fails

Overfishing the most important fish in the sea?

Another climate denier myth busted: urban heat islands

White Nose May Destroy 5/6 Of PA Bat Species - Zoologists Find 6 Bats In Cave W. 1,000 Population

Thames Eel Population Crash Nears End - 98% Collapse In 5 Years - Guardian

Supreme Court Denies Injunction Request By Michigan To Close Canal, Block Asian Carp From Great Lake

Haiti and Toxic Waste

Electric airplanes.....

NASA - Decade Ending In 2009 Warmest Since Record-Keeping Began In 1880s - Bloomberg

Thom Hartmann - The Personhood of Corporations

"The Corporation" (Full Movie)

Not sure if this is sports or political related.......actually both...

Golfer Jim Thorpe going to jail--ESPN crawl

So the ad Tebow is doing during the Super Bowl is a pro-life/anti-choice ad.

Ken Burns is doing another baseball documentary (attn: Red Sox fans)

Wow! Another U of Tennessee team loses...

Islanders having a rather impressive season. 7th in the East as of this writing.

Oakland A's top prospect ditches baseball -- for the priesthood

Jeremy Shockey doubtful, Darren Sharper probable

Palestinian, Lebanese survivors relive Haiti quake terror

Israel withholding NGO employees' work permits

Egypt tells Hamas: No more Mr. Nice Guy

Democracy in jeopardy: Israel intensifying efforts to quash dissent

Palestine's occupation tourism

Obama admits US underestimated Israeli-Palestinian deadlock

IDF prepares to open 'Israelis only road' to Palestinian traffic

Not all settlers and Palestinians want each other to disappear

Peru: Report on the Violent Events in Bagua, Peru: A Truth Commission with Little Truth

Germany issues arrest warrant of Argentina ex-Junta chief

UK urges Haiti creditors to cancel debts Main creditors Taiwan and Ven

Grading Obama on Honduran Coup: D

No US-Colombia FTA this year: US ambassador

Zelaya opts for temporary residence in Mexico

Haiti: Guns or food?

15 arrested protesting Jewish takeover of East Jerusalem

Panel bars hiring part-timers

Today in Labor History Jan 22 Five hundred New York City tenants battle police to prevent evictions

Labor Moves To Help Haiti In A Big Way

There for U (community service program designed to mobilize the unemployed and underemployed )

What’s The Matter With Massachusetts? AFL-CIO Says A Working Class Revolt

Feds, Cops Attempt to Shut Down Legal Gun Sales in Austin

Obama Gets Failing Grades from Gun Control Group (Oh no! Heavens to Betsey! What are we to do?)

I wonder if some people are starting to understand the 2nd amendment now?

Can someone explain something to me.

Man Dies on Atlantis Caribbean Cruise

Dolly Parton says gay rights are a 'human' issue

Virginia Gives Lisa Miller Gets Another Month To Hide

Lights

On the way home

I wanted to share this photographer's work with people here

today as I waited for a memory update on my computer.

Another shot on the way home

A few more from the heart of Hogtown

in the middle

Mars under attack!

Visible Shock Wave Rocks Japanese Volcano in Slo-Mo

Carbon nanotubes used to make batteries from fabrics

A walk in the ice fog

Engineers 'can learn from slime'

Mars and a moonbow

Definition of "Still Life"

Amateur star-gazer captures astonishing images of Milky Way through hole in roof of his garden shed

NASA Extends the World Wide Web Out Into Space

Sometimes it all comes down to this.

Chiron

John Paulson’s “Greatest Trade Ever” — Something of a Scam

How Wall Street Destroyed Health Care

Show Geithner And Bernanke The Door

5 banks bit the dust today.

Symbolic Radionics--"wishing" machine

Tomb of the Saxon Queen: Discovered, Alfred's granddaughter

Psychologists Use Non-Expert Student Observers In Autism Research

Intelligence In Young Children Is Not Influenced By Omega 3 Fatty Acids

MS Drug Ampyra Gets FDA Nod (helps some to walk faster)

U.S. Babies Are Getting Smaller

A couple of things to remember about that blueberry-juice study

Deviated septum-anyone have surgery for it? Did it help or not?

Diabetics--Can you tell the difference when your blood sugar is 250...

H1N1 Flu Is a False Pandemic, Health Expert Claims

Nutrient 'Cocktail' Appears to Improve Dementia Symptoms

Early Show Will Be talking About Merit Pay this Morning

Spitting On Christians In Jerusalem Draws Rabbinic Rebuke

Rabbinic Text or Call to Terror?

The long history of religious groups doing charity in Haiti

Was Ayn Rand really an atheist?

I need a nod or an EEEK! ...RE: beets.

For all you bread bakers out there

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