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Archives: January 27, 2010

Government knew ‘no leg to stand on’ legally to go to war in Iraq

Report: Bush Order Allowing Murder Of US Citizens Abroad Still In Effect

If Obama fired Rahm, who would be a good replacement?

Pssst....

UN: 27 million people became unemployed in 2009

UN: 27 million people became unemployed in 2009

I am super, super pissed off at Barack Obama now!

Expect to see a lot more of this in the coming months: Hayworth: Obama 'Should Come Forward' with

I'm happy as anyone else that this O'Keefe was arrested, but could we cut out the prison rape jokes?

Crist must pick up fight, or sink

Holocaust Candlelight March

Michael Pollan (Food, Inc.) will be on Oprah for the full hour on Wed.

Plant which employs 3% of Sioux City, IA workers is closing. 1450 jobs gone

Chris Cox, Richard Nixon's Grandson, Running For Congress

U.S. lawmakers to Obama: Press Israel to ease Gaza siege

Salt Lake GOP cancels scheduled O'Keefe keynote

Salt Lake GOP cancels scheduled O'Keefe keynote

Pope denounces 'horror' of Holocaust on Remembrance Day

MSHA inspector advocates killing environmentalists ("Hang a tree-hugger today")

First-Grade Girl's Braid Cut Off by Teacher

Is anyone else's job dependent on a big corporation

Nancy Grace camera shy?

Run the Superbowl ad.

Morning Jerk campaigning for "their friend, Harold Ford"

Morning Jerk campaigning for "their friend, Harold Ford"

a tale of two threads

I have absolutly ZERO faith that the repubicans will be a part of any solutions Obama puts forward

Paulson says he, Geithner acted properly on AIG

Senate Parliamentarian Derails Coburn

Morning Joe-laughs off O'Keefe story

Brietbart's statement on O'Keefe arrest... (somebody's sounding a little scared to me)

Meet the idiot behind WorldNetDaily

Sen. Diaper Dave Vitter (R- DyDee Dandy) official statement on Teabuggergate

Vermont assumes heavy burden in Iraq war

The Leadership Institute

Revealed: Retired CIA agent ‘made up’ waterboarding details

here's the FBI affidavit

Haiti slows orphan flights over human trafficking concerns

Along with buying politicians, it seems that judges may be for sale now

Bwahaha! MSNBC Reporter just said "I believe it was Bond that Set Him Free" re: O'Keefe

Colorado Business Comes up with Solution to Budget Shortfall.

Report: Bush order allowing murder of US citizens abroad still in effect

Amon Carter IV branded, burned by fraternity chums

Why are the biggest media whores Irish?

Here's a freeper that knows all about tapping Federal phones........FBI HELLO!!!!!!!

If Michael Moore were a member of DU....

O'Keefe- the Freeperbag Lie-man

Volunteers who backed Oregon tax referrenda sound off on their victory (and what was at stake)

so, when does congress restore funding of acorn?

Freepers, O'Keefe, pain and denial.

O'Keefe fan club starts to unravel..

Who else can't wait to hear the whopper that O'Keefe and friends are going to make soon?

Oops: Breitbart admits paying activist who tried to bug Democratic senator

Next week - Bachmann and Beck - Tea Bagger event St. Louis, MO

State of the Union: Isn't that great

Every time I see that fool O'Keefe dressed up like a pimp,

BREAKING: MSNBC Signs James O'Keefe For Special

Danny Goldberg on the demise of Air America and political media strategy

Woman gets prison for 4th DUI (5-month-old baby in the back seat)

How Obama Betrays Reverend King's Philosophy of Nonviolence

Right-Wing Fringe Rebels Against Palin Over Her Endorsement Of ‘RINO’ McCain

Union leader: Senators — such as Lieberman — ‘acted like terrorists’ on health care

Obama Spending Freeze Lands on Hill with Thud

More than 300 public-records lawsuits filed in Obama's first year (FOIA)

Crickets..........

You ripped a Piccaso?

I hope that McDonnell delivers a Jindal-esque response.

13 Activists for Peace arrested in front of White House

31 House Republicans Supported Resolution Honoring Alleged Felon James O'Keefe

Pilot of downed police helicopter cites ‘divine intervention’

O'keefe......I haven't even bothered to follow/know the story, but I HAVE LEARNED

Lobotomized America: A Good Reminder of the Sheer Level of Ignorance That Dominates Our Nation

Richard Trumka, HuffPo: Calling on All Working Americans to Stand Up and Fight

When you watch the Republican Response tonight look for the Military men and women

McCain, Bayh team up on spending freeze bill. (flatline discretionary spending)

When are the Republicans going to give up

10 amazing truths you already suspected, Mark Morford

Hey Freepers, I got a PETITION for you to sign!

MAD Magazine cover:

Does anyone have the actual votes from Oregon's Measures 66 & 67?

O'Keefe also Spoke at St. Louis Tea Party Rally

Here is a list of Representatives who honored Hannah Giles andJames O'Keeefe.

The Sorry State of the Union

YES!! It gives me great pleasure to salute President Obama on this one:

I'm baffled by this court decision, since when is Dungeons and Dragons "gang activity?"

Media Whore Dumps "ACORN Pimp"

David Plouffe - "November doesn't need to be a nightmare for Democrats"

ADE-651 Magic Wand Bomb Detector Is a Fraud, Probably Killed Hundreds

$17 Billion. That's the amount of waste in government Obama identified to cut last year.

Federal investigation into George Tiller murder is "Open"

What does it mean to be a democrat these days? What do you stand for?

Breitbart: I Pay A Salary To Alleged Landrieu Plotter O'Keefe

RNC To Take Up 'Purity' Resolutions This Week (in Hawaii)

Employers Dropping Health Insurance At Alarming Rate

Greenwald has a great question for Mary Landrieu

Does anyone know how they caught the Pimp and his cronies red handed?

(TPMDC) Indiana GOP chairman says they "don't condone" Senate candidate's call for armed revolution

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 2

SoCal Congressman's Web Site Hacked (Rival Campaign Takes Advantage Of Typo)

Help me to understand Verizon's announcement of 13,000 job cuts

O'Keefe also faces lawsuit in PA for taping an ACORN worker with out consent (illegal in state)

Hugh Hewitt interviews Breitbart on O'Keefe wiretap

A notion on the state of the nation

I will not go, says climate chief (UN - glacier)

Over a year ago while debating McCain, Obama mentioned Iraq's surplus

Confidential documents on death of Dr David Kelly to be released

a coal plant event - Kansas

SOTU toon >>

FYI. Geitner and CBO Hearing Starting NOW--C-Span

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 4

Why haven't I seen the Teabuggers mug shots?

Where can one find a concise debunking of the Acorn scam?

Where can one find a concise debunking of the Acorn scam?

BOLIVIA: Unprecedented Gender Parity in Cabinet

With O'Keefe arrest, Breitbart develops newfound appreciation for "facts"

Air America RIP-- A Guest Post From Former Air America CEO Danny Goldberg

Wal-Mart Using Fake Community Group to Manufacture Support (Chicago)

Indian glaciologist fires back at skeptics

Oregon "earthquake" election gets ignored by MSM!

J.D. Hayworth bangs the birther drum while planning to challenge McCain in the Republican Primary

(Pres.) Zuma takes on the fashion world

Ohio Judge Has No Right To Push Religion In Courtroom, Says Americans United

Grayson, progressive leaders ask Senate Dems to use reconciliation to pass healthcare

AP Video of the phone Pimp and his crew

Gettin' Warmed up for the SOTU

O'Keefe On Payroll

LIVE AUDIO of Apple (Tablet) announcement.....

Arlen Specter in big trouble. Trails Pat Toomey by 14% in new poll

They're doing the Tiller /Taliban terrorist murder trial on Court TV

I would ask each state to take a census of those who are unemployed and underemployed

O'Keefe didn't dress up as a pimp. He dressed up as a stereotypical, cartoon pimp.

The new kiss & tell book on Edwards: This isn't by THE Andrew Young, is it?

White House: Budget Freeze-eology 101: Hatchets vs. Scalpels

James O’Keefe phone interference case will be resolved with a very stern talking to--Frum

New Home Sales in U.S. Unexpectedly Decline, Capping Worst Year on Record

Geithner:"I had no role' in an AIG cover up" - Pledges to stay as long as Obama wants-stories w/pics

HCR Senate Version: Caps on Coverage

How much O'Keefe/Acorn coverage can I get?

Boy,oh boy there sure are a lot of..

Boy,oh boy there sure are a lot of..

Give Corporations FULL Natural Citizen Rights

hartmann guest - Corporation running for Congress

TPM: "Poll: *Fox* Is The Most Trusted Name In TV News"

The words "retard" and "retarded" are ableist slurs.

Anyone catch the hatchet job that CNN is doing

Thank you to my fellow Oregonians! Measures 66 and 67 Pass "Handily!"

Thank you to my fellow Oregonians! Measures 66 and 67 Pass "Handily!"

U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises To 16-Month High; Americans still cautious about near-term...

Remembering The Holocaust as a Whole.

Remains thought to be those of missing Virginia Tech student

McDonald's Loses Dutch Cheese Slice Case

Tonight's SOU: Will Wall St. Still Be In Charge?

Top story on CNN: "PIMP" GETS BUSTED

No Conrad-Gregg Commission? Obama will create his own:

Jews use Holocaust as propaganda weapon, says Catholic bishop

What if James O'Keefe's name was Jamal Khalifa?

Is Obama's cabinet in a bubble and infected with groupthink?

Stan Dai is apparenty not new to political theater

How Likely is a war with Venezuela?

Randall Terry press conference. How does he get away with it

Question: How many Bush appointees are still serving as US Attorneys at the state level?

Flanagan may have had a personal motive. Landrieu has proposed a replacement for his US Atty father

Flanagan may have had a personal motive. Landrieu has proposed a replacement for his US Atty father

RE: "The 41 senator majority". It is really 46 minimum. Add Lieberman, Lincoln,

Gov. Everyone Has Seen My Penis wants Calif. to build a private prison in Mex.

Holocaust survivors' stories

Today will be America's turn in a new direction!

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Five Fantasy State of the Union Speeches

HuffPost Comedy's State Of The Union Drinking Game.

Who should play James O'keefe in the movie "Pimpin' for the GOP"? Here he is...

Who should play James O'keefe in the movie "Pimpin' for the GOP"? Here he is...

very interesting.... from nola.com comments concerning O'Keefe

"Capitalism and democracy are the opposite of each other."

Salt Lake GOP Cancels James O'Keefe Fundraising Speech After Arrest

WTF of the day: Schoolbus driver caught DUI with bus load of kids

He's gonna wish he WAS a "pimp"..throwing the book at James O'Keefe

Kentucky Senate: Women must view ultrasound pre-abortion

Women farmers key to Liberia climate change debate

Women farmers key to Liberia climate change debate

"We need to work harder to get the message out"

James O'Keefe's Perfect Defense

C-Span 3 -- LIVE ... Oversight of Government Assisatance for AIG . . .

Why Progressives Shouldn't Fall For the Deficit Reduction Trap

"I'm not one of those guys that thinks good talk radio is sucking up to politicians."

Groundhog Day organizers dismiss call for robot -PETA called for the move to spare Punxsutawney Phil

Why I'm Not Ready to Give Up on America

Obama must channel his inner 'Baretta' and get his eyes back on the sparrow

Did protests really end the Vietnam War?

Did protests really end the Vietnam War?

The ten worst passwords on the web..

BREAKING: State of the Union Address Leaked

"A day after telling reporters that "the truth" would set him free.." O'Keefe stays mum

Russia ready to rebuild Afghanistan, with Western money

Forklift Fiasco

Missin' Molly Ivins

Discretionary funding freeze Mr. President? Surely you must be joking!

Wash. Dems cheer Ore. tax vote; preview of what's next here?

Maybe we can use the outrage over this to get the NSA to stop wiretapping US

Meanwhile, over at freeperville...

Meanwhile, over at freeperville...

Shannyn Moore is talking with John Dean

We need a WAR ON WAR PROFITS, NOT A WAR ON POOR PEOPLE by freezing social spending. nt

Uncle Roger -- 2/3 of Americans "don't distrust" Fox news.

Rachel was just on MSNBC giving her take on what needs to be said tonight at

Woman dies at home. Ambulance too expensive. Tombstone: "I'm sure glad the GOP kept Government out

LOL "His essay reads like a long, fevered, Democratic Undergound post."

What the freepers are saying about the arrest

Question for all Democratic officials

DELETE - dupe nt

Grayson: Pat Robertson and his followers have their own 'pact with the Devil'

You know what my FAVORITE PART of the O'keef arrest is??

Will Republicans even applaud for Obama?

Just saw that the BBC reported that 2009 was the worst year so far for airlines.

I'm not mad at Obama. The economy is shit, and I hope he can help

Rude Pundit's 5 Fantasy SOTU Speeches (caution: they're Rude)

"Prank" = Criminal Act ... " Tamper" = Wiretap

Jesus no longer lost - Paradise man finds Jesus in coconut

Man Makes $84K Wearing Co. T-Shirts

Senator Max Baucus on debt commission legislation: "commission is a Social Security-cutting machine

Senator Max Baucus on debt commission legislation: "commission is a Social Security-cutting machine

Latest PETA protest: Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil

Dylan, I expect an endless loop of Hannah in her hooker get up from Tweety.

Have you ever contributed to a political campaign?

Delete dupe

Ah Yes, Today Is The Day I Am So Very Proud To Have Stood By ACORN

Congresman Pete Olson' s RES.809 honoring Giles and O'Keef

The Only Possible Defense for the Teabuggers (and it ain't all that)

The color of dinosaurs

Timmehh!! Tim Geithner is getting his ass grilled on CSPAN right now...

TIMMEH! DK just gave Geithner a major smackdown for paying off his AIG buddies

Hurry and watch while it's there: Hilarious Mad TV iPad parody from years ago b4 rollout

Geithner draws fire defending Fed on AIG bailout

Sweet ...... How to right smatz just like a Freeper about things and stuff

CBS News: source says O'Keefe was trying to catch Landrieu talking negatively about her constituents

Obama to announce high speed rail funding for Florida

Fox News Viewers: Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered

Jonah Goldberg reads DU

More mortgage lending weasels bite the dust

Note to Secret Service: Exclude Joe Wilson from the room...

"State of the Races" - DSCC

Aren't you supposed to sneak in late at night to plant wiretaps? Or is that sooooo 20th century?

MUST SEE TV! Tim Geithner getting his ass handed to him by Stephen Lynch!

Haiti: Two Weeks After the Earthquake, Needs Are Changing (MSF)

Good look at some of the president's economic initiatives for the middle class

If the Constitution Were Written Today

Utah House bill: Charges could be filed against women who tried to obtain illegal abortion

James "da pimp" O'Keefe was to be in a new Fox News investigative team! Here's a publicity photo!

Ha ha ho ho please tell me you're kidding

Secret detention may amount to crime against humanity: UN experts

Wall Street Bankers And Investors Fund New Media Platform For Gov. Bob McDonnell’s SOTU Response

Wall Street Bankers And Investors Fund New Media Platform For Gov. Bob McDonnell’s SOTU Response

Man Gets Speeding Ticket For...Parking

Operation Rescue members want to replace the Rule of Law with the "Law of Blood"

DELETE - will re-post. nt

The USS Gerald R. Ford CVN-78 will cost 9 Billion dollars

Will housing prices drop after the tax credit expires? Should I wait until after then,

Anyone have a link to those great graphs Rachel Maddow regarding jobs and deficit

To honor the party of No! I'm skipping the republican response tonight.

AFL-CIO President Trumka Warns Obama: Spending Freeze Could Mean Lost Decade

O'Keefe supporters: intent was to show that citizens can't get through to Landrieu's office

"Where to hold 9/11 trial? Not in NYC, some say" - ap

Toon: The Vicious Cycle of Stupidity

The Acorn 'Pimp'Sponsers

Comparing O'Keefe's shenanigans to Watergate is silly.

Palin/O'Keefe 2010!!!!!!!

Palin/O'Keefe 2010!!!!!!!

Can we talk about a 2012 primary challenge?

Attention Facebook Users: Become a FAN of James O'Keefe -- and COMMENT AWAY!

Another take on the wire tapping.

President Obama Wrong to Prioritize Deficit Reduction

Nevermind.... dupe thread

Why Does Breitbart Insist O'Keefe Must "Prove Himself Innocent"? - Media Matters

I just had to laugh at this quote

Does anyone really think O'Keefe & peeps were acting alone?

"We just wanted to make sure that Castro and the Democrats weren't working together!"

End of two-party dominance in U.K.?

I'll bet a certain SC Lt. Governor is glad this O'Keefe story broke.

AIG, Paulson and Geithner market-ticker.denninger.net

Will the SOTU look more like Prime Minister Question Time tonight?

Rep. King Offers Conspiracy To Support O’Keefe: ‘Seems Really Convenient That This Would Happen Now’

Dumber?

Oregon: Measures 66 and 67 are PASSING HANDILY

Who knows less about anything: Paulson or Gonzales?

The Oxford Scenarios: Beyond the Financial Crisis

Should US Attorney Flanagan Resign?

People should hear what our new Senator from MA has to say about a few things

Rep. King Offers Conspiracy To Support O’Keefe: ‘Seems Really Convenient That This Would Happen Now’

Driving A Hard Bargain: Nelson Says He Would've Opposed His Own Abortion Language

Something else you can do to help the workers at Giumarra

Office Freeper claims phone Pimp and friends just 'pranking' no big deal

"Be Patient, Dying People. Health-Care Reform Will Happen When It Happens"

So our country really can't walk and chew gum at the same time. Screw HCR, the environment,

Ugly Betty Cancelled!@!!!!!!!@!!!!!

CBSNews' Jeff Greenfield's "report" on Tea Baggers was

You know - I'm just going to turn it on just before it starts on Cspan. No Spin

Which ReTHUG will attempt to

Breitbart is a Criminal, According to Breitbart's Own GOP Operative Logic...

So CNN is doing this daily report on "where your tax money is going"

Why AFL-CIO Likes Supreme Court’s New Campaign Finance Ruling

Feelin' Alright

Balls Beer for Health Care Reform

First rule of any plumbers operation: dress up like the Village People.

Mr. President, regarding DADT: Sign the stop loss and dare Congress to reverse it!!

Who should give the Democratic response to the SOTU this year?

Capitalism is a rotting Corpse~

Pimpgate - O'Keefe Four arrested for alleged Landrieu attempted wiretapping

One sentence about Health Care

Thank you Oregon Voters silent thread

Feelin' Alright

Pres. Obama to Reaffirm Strong Commitment to Comprehensive HCR

Seriously does anyone believe a word from

O'Keefe and Pals- The Teabuggers

I have a feeling O'Keefe and his gang of Merry Men are going to claim this as their defense.

Feingold Supports Obama's Spending Freeze

SOTU: Words! Words! Words! I'm so sick of words!

U.S. Military Spending almost equals Rest of the World, Combined:

Enough with Wall Street's faux hindsight outrage. Dammit.

Revealed: See Who Was Paid Off In The AIG Bailout

Is there any progessive issue 41 senators who filibuster for or have in the past 30 years?

Imagine what Rethugs would be saying if Moveon.org members tried to break into David Vitter's office

I hope they can track where O'Keefe's equipment got purchased and who bought it

Gary Unmarried is on now. SOTU after.

90 minutes to the SOTU and I feel like I HAVE to watch, but I really don't want to.

Gary Unmarried is on now. Next SOTU.

Geithner is STILL on C-SPAN getting his ass kicked by Congress..

Matthews characterizes Bob McDonnell giving the rebuttal as Snoopy playing the Red Baron

Matthews characterizes Bob McDonnell giving the rebuttal as Snoopy playing the Red Baron

Excerpts from President Obama's State of the Union Speech

What is the penalty for espionage of somebody sitting on the Homeland Security committee??

Finally! After an entire YEAR's worth of effort, the CULMINATION tonight with the MUCH anticipated

What do you guys think about Obama attending the upcoming Republican retreat? nt

Illegal cab driver jailed for ten years for sex attacks on gay men

Bill to criminalize bestiality advances in Alaska Legislature

What are your thoughts on eminent domain for public projects?

So What Was O'Keefe Looking For?

*Updated X4* The Public Option may live again!

What is the Escort Committee that just exited the room? Thanks. nt

Landrieu phone plot: Men arrested have links to intelligence community

Teabugger Excuse In: "wanted to see how her staff would respond if the phones were inoperative"

Oh My - what a fabulous outfit Michelle Obama

Holy Shite - Breaking on KO - Basel was campaign manager

What's the over under on at least one rethuglican making

*****OFFICIAL WHO GIVES A SHIT ABOUT THE SOTU THREAD****

The Lessons of Oregon's Vote to Tax the Rich (The Atlantic)

Bipartisanship doesn't work. Stop falling back on the illusion that it exists.

c-span showing the House gathering for SOTU

John and Elizabeth Edwards splitting

I was neither self-employed nor did any contract work last year. Why did I get a 1040v packet?

"Please Mr. President" -- this is what I need to hear tonight

How many well-known brave voices have we lost in the past few years?

Prior to the State of the Union Address - pics

...I instruct Mr. Reid to begin using the Nuclear Option to pass bills. "Bi-partisan" is so OVER.

James O'Keefe's father is going to be on Dylan Ratigan shortly! This ought to be good! nt

Et Tu, ACLU?

I hope Obama has learned that the Republicans will NEVER work with him

I just don't know if I can stand to watch the SOTU

NO, NO, NO,NO, NO, NO,NO, NO, NO,NO, NO, NO,NO, NO, NO,NO, NO, NO,

Caption this pic of Joe Wilson

***** OFFICIAL SOTU THREAD *****

Girl pulled out alive 15 days after Haiti quake

Wow...the repubs sitting on their hands when there is talk of fieing the banks! I hope idiots are

Have you read the FBI Affadavit?

Brent Wilkes Facing Possible 60 Year Sentence

*****UNOFFICIAL SOTU THREAD*****

HOW LONG SHOULD WE WAIT?

Repukes clapping for jobs

The NEW Lion of the Senate, Roland Burris D, Illinois

The Repukes are getting PWNED over and over again.

Hey Boehner and Kantor! What the fuck's your plan? Wipe that stupid smile off

Well at least he can SAY "nuclear"

What I want to know ... what I want to know is ... where's that strong response to the SCOTUS ruling

republicans tell tax payers "fuck you" by staying seated while Obama praised their help

the party of no is in fine form tonight.

the party of no is in fine form tonight.

******* OFFICIAL SOTU THREAD #2 *******

He's trying to cut through the noise of the media and the pundits both left and right

HCR. "Let's get it done. Let's get it done". Well, LET' S GET IT DONE!

Survey finds 3 in 4 gay and bisexual men would donate blood

Survey finds 3 in 4 gay and bisexual men would donate blood

FUCK THAT working together bullshit, Mr President!

I thought Stan Dai was making this up, but the place really exists:

Did you see Bohner and Portman? Don't they look like smug pricks

How to fix Social Security and Medicare....?

Is Hugo Chavez responsible for the decline of Venezuelan food?

It's encouraging for those of us to whom it seemed President Obama was being made to heel

******* OFFICIAL SOTU THREAD #3 *******

Could someone please tell Rep Boner it's winter in Ohio

Republickers are applauding nuclear power. They loooove nookuler!

Just more "toying" with the "rough edges", even worse, Repackaged (R) ideas?

The President is psychologically beating up the repubs

Let Obama be Obama

Obama's Bitch Slap-Fest continues

my POTUS rocks.

And. Now. He. Called. Out. The. Other. Motherfuckers.

Republicans flummoxed in Alaska

One huge major ass-kicking going on here tonight. And about F*#king time.

'I never suggested it woujld be easy.'

"I never suggested the change would be easy, or I could do it alone."

Democrats are you ready?

What was with the grumbling when Obama mentioned lobbyists?

How soon will the country implode after DADT is repealed?

"Democratic strategist quite pleased"..."Footage of every Repub sitting going into every 2010 ad."

howard zinn obit from nyt--the hatchet job is starting

Alito is shaking his head at Obama regarding their bonehead decision.

CA legislature takes up the issue of...solitaire

Mr. President, MAKE them suck it!

Public option, waterboarding, PATRIOT Act, Guantanamo Bay, Blackwater.

Before I walked in the door. Just statin' the facts.

Obama is talking to some of the most self centered, power hungry people on earth...

What is Tweety blathering about???

OMG! He has them in silence!

"We Don't Quit"

"We Don't Quit"

Pat Robertson's servant is about to speak.

The REAL question is,

This SOTU is targeted to leaning Republicans.

Republicker response. Time to take a piss break!

Am I on drugs, or did McDonnell just refer to 9/11?

Okay, I need a cigarette after this. BRB

Tell me, dear friends... Our president is masterful at calling out the bettter angels of our nature

"My name is Barack Obama, and I AM the President of the United States."

Bob McDonnell on Now for the Right

Okay ... Let's see how long it takes for us Democrats to begin

Stacking A Statehouse Full Of GOP Operatives

The problem for the GOP response is...

The problem for the GOP response is...

Why is Tweety bringing up that he forgot that Obama is black?

Is it just me, or does anyone else think O'Keefe looks like Tim McVeigh?

Anyone care to pull up the quotes from Bob McDonnell criticizing Bush for the Shoe Bomber trial?

This Repub response must have used a Madlib template.

Obama is calling the Republicans out and being funny about it.

Bob McDonnell, speaking where he's speaking, looks like a little kid in a cowboy suit

Message: Red+Blue=Purple ---> Bipartisanship

Republickers should replace the elephant mascot with the hyena.

I think the problem with the Response to the SOTU

Obama tweet - fascinating to watch...

Virginians - Bob McDonnell just proposed offshore oil drilling off the Virginia coast.

Holy crap...did you see the Supreme Courts faces when he mentioned their ruling?

5? ....... 8? ...... 9? ....... 9.5?

Oh,what a coincidence,there's an African american standing behind him.

The GOP is coming out strong with the theatrics

You know what really funny about Bob McDonnell?

The President of ALL OF US is being absolutely BRILLIANT!1 n/t

Was that an Affirmative Action slam followed by a cut to the Black kid?

"Just saying no to everything may be good short term politics, but it's not leadership."

"Just saying no to everything may be good short term politics, but it's not leadership."

Full text of the speech

CNN link to Pres Obama's transcript.

Rep. King Offers Conspiracy To Support O’Keefe: ‘Seems Really Convenient

YOU Want Cooperation And NOT Partisanship?

James O’Keefe Sued by ‘70s Preservation Society’

A call to repeal DADT ...... why did it take so long?

US lawyers persuaded Lord Goldsmith to change his mind on Iraq war

I'm being Cyber Bullied and I am NOT going to give in.

Creigh Deeds must have been a HORRIBLE candidate, worse than Coakley.

Good God Tweety you didn't just say? ...

WTF? Bob McDonnell giving response in front of crowd in the Virginia Capitol?

CNN Flash Poll: 78% had at least somewhat positive response to President's Speech

Discuss the arcane ..... what detail did you hear tonight that made you cheer?

Go ahead and say NO to everything.....

ReTHUGS wary of O'Keefe

45,000 people dying a year and they are laughing. LAUGHING!

If the Felonius Five v2.0 had any shred of integrity...

DNC Possum Bumper sticker?

HAPPY BIRFDAY KEITH OLBERMANN!!!!!!!!

Stagecraft: McDonnell has a black woman and an asian man standing behind him

Best 'First' post ever?

"& if the bill that ends up on my desk does not meet the test of REAL REFORM, I will SEND IT BACK...

Dammit... Got My Hopes Up Again...

SOTU Word cloud

SOTU Word cloud

SOTU Word cloud

The republicans are looking around to see if it's okay to clap....

There are only Republicans in the VA legislature chamber right now

Why on earth would the republicans think it is a good idea to use that setting???

"For an hour I forgot he was black."

CNN flash poll: 78% very or somewhat positive... 21% negative

Obama urges repeal of ban on open gays in military

DU can return to hating Obama tomorrow

For those who missed it... the Chris Matthews vid

What grade do you give the SOTU?

Theories on why Obama wants to be bipartisan?

Theories on why Obama wants to be bipartisan?

Go ahead and say NO to everything.....

The Bobblespeak Translations - State of the Union Address - President Barack Obama

(to Republicans) "If you're going to insist that it take 60 votes to do ANYTHING in this town..."

Tell CBS: Reject the Focus on the Family Ad or Accept the UCC Ad (please sign the letter)

I'm officially mad at Obama

SOTU Is Beginning Again on C-Span Right Now

James O'Keefe contacted Planned Parenthood wanting to make a donation to help "abort black babies

Hasn't he gone over his 10 minutes yet.

Is that a wig?

Daily Kos: Dear Justice Alito:

Iowa Hotel Clerk Fired for not Having Midwest Girl Look

This just in: O'Keefe Retains Orly Taitz as Head of Defense.

If Dems are no longer 'Wimps" - they need to introduce 5 articles of impeachment

SOTU drinking game - any suggestions?

A HUGE ROUND OF APPLAUSE TO DU TECH DEPT!

MSM poll 50% say Obama hit it out of the park

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

On Obama's spending freeze, I need more details before I can have a good opinion

Groan...heres the rebuttal. wheres the remote?

Delete

OBAMA: "Remember this - I never suggested that change would be easy, or that I can do it alone."

Health care decision a week away, say Democrats

So the GOP response is out before the speech? Proganda works.

if bu$h* had talked this long i'd be in a coma....this guy is good.

The revolution of non-participation

Forget the deficit; people need jobs by Jesse Jackson

Am I the only one who sees "STFU" when "SOTU" is written?

Several Democratic campaign ads can be made from these visuals tonight...

Unable to watch the SOTU - did Obama call for MEDICARE FOR ALL?

The Rethug response. Wow. What a phony show.

I have never seen a response given in front of a crowd. Have you? nt

So, the pundits are so anti-democrat because they are ....

Republicans Disrespect The Office Of The President

Hasn't the identity of AIG Counterparties been on the web since May '09

Is it acceptable for SCOTUS members to blow off the State of the Union address?

This SOTU gave me a renewed doubt in my cynicism. That has to be a good thing.

A few memorable lines:

Revealed: See Who Was Paid Off In The AIG Bailout

my mom just called me and said"the repubs showed themselves to be the soul-less asses that they are"

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - Rachel's take on the SOTU address - link:

One of my favorite lines of the night: "We have a big majority, don't run for the hills"

D.C. judge Janet Albert accuses ex-lover of stalking her

Let's talk about the noble savage.

Yes for Oregon: "It took Courage"

"We've hacked it, chipped it, pulled it for 30 years. Either we fix this or the game is over."

Theres no point in trying to have a substantive policy discussion tonight

Theres no point in trying to have a substantive policy discussion tonight

Photo Tour of The Right-Wing Mind

As you prepare to watch Obama's Big Speech tonight, keep this in mind ......

UNBELIEVABLE! Unemployment Map Of U. S. From 07 to 09 By County

For many children, school lunch is the main meal of the day.

Polls show that 55 percent want Dems to do more to fight big corporations

CONSPIRACY. FRAUD. WIRETAPPING. ESPIONAGE. SABOTAGE. These aren't "pranks" Mr. O'Keefe..

So how is everybody feeling now after the SOTU?

William Pitt can eat my shorts.

Hitting IT OUT of the BallPark

How do you feel about Geithner getting grilled?

Justice Alito, the new Joe Wilson, can't contain himself, never before have I seen that...

Joe Lieberman looks like a dirty old man.

Text of SOTU here

Please let me know if you don't support our President

Export more of our own goods?

So out of morbid curiosity, I went to Freeperville to see their reactions to Zinn's death...

FBI Affidavit For O'Keefe & Friends

Let's face it, people ... O'Keefe punk'd us ...

Repuggy Bear

*****UNOFFICIAL SOTU THREAD #2**********

I said it during Bush I, Clinton, Bush II, and I'm saying it now. Talk is cheap.

Thanks mods!

Found the Blog that Robert Flanagan (One of the Teabuggers) worked for

Found the Blog that Robert Flanagan (One of the Teabuggers) worked for

Was mysterious jellyfish in sky caused by space satellite reflecting Northern Lights?

Presidential Report Card: What is Obama´s greatest shortcoming, as President?

SOTU word cloud:

MSNBC changes line-up

If I was a betting man I'd bet I know what w is doing right now

Separated at birth? YOU DECIDE...

Deficits aren't the problem - A populist rant

Ex-NBA Player Paul Shirley To Haiti: 'Maybe Use A Condom Once In A While'

Candidate (R-Ala.) Insists Bible is Literally True

Eagles' Joe Walsh Threatens To Sue Candidate Walsh - Rock Star Warns Candidate Over Misuse Of Song

Eagles' Joe Walsh Threatens To Sue Candidate Walsh - Rock Star Warns Candidate Over Misuse Of Song

Woman found dead 4 days after falling, said ambulance too expensive

O'Keefe and friends could face Decades in Prison (charges could include Espionage)

Just say it Barack: MEDICARE FOR ALL!!

He. Called. The. Democrats. Out.

James O'Keefe is a 25 Year Old Adult. He did not intend to *prank* Sen. Landrieu

John, Elizabeth Edwards separate after 30 years.

Do you have all the W-2,. 1099, mortgage interest, etc you need to do your taxes yet?

I think the Republicans have found a new spokesman.

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 1- Speech

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 3

B/W SCOTUS, INC Sellout and the POTUS SOTU Freeze, the AUDACITY OF FDR's Economic Bill of Rights

rec this thread

Wow! The President just called out the Supreme Court right in front of them

DU this NPR poll- who do you trust more- O'Keefe or ACORN

IMO the Supreme Court Justices should not be there.

IMO the Supreme Court Justices should not be there.

Obama at One - Howard Zinn/The Nation

Any mention of Zinn's passing on cable or network news?

Undeniable Conservative Hypocrisy

Obama: No giving up on changing tone of politics

A perfect illustration of WHY our jobs keep heading overseas

Faux News A Bit Ago Said Those Are ALL GOP Operatives

Anyone else following the Ohio trial of John Freshwater?

Booking photos of Dai, Flanagan, Basel, and O'Keefe - pics

******* OFFICIAL SOTU THREAD #4 *******

Tweety: "I forgot he was black tonight, for an hour"

Obama supporters, give a shout!

John and Elizabeth Edwards are now legally separated

tea party

What f#$king ad agency produced the Republican response? They should be blackballed.

“just for girls” Ouija board!

Will Obama lay the hammer down tonight?

Well, I didn't watch the speech, I know some of you are excited 'BOUT IT

Going downhill Soviet style

What if O'Keefe was filming the removal of the wiretap from

Finish this sentence: "For an hour, I forgot Chris Matthews was ____________"

Sarah Palin's Tea Party Dinner Disaster

Sarah Palin's Tea Party Dinner Disaster

We need MEDICARE FOR ALL and an END TO THE WARS to imporove economy . . .

Here's the thing about illegal tapings.

I reserve final judgment until I hear McDonnell's stance on volcano preparedness

** SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT **

5 Years. 28K posts. Belief in Myth America & Hope We Can Believe In (that might even lead to Change)

So... When Obama Gets To The Part Of The Speech, "The State Of The Union Is ______ ."

RIP Howard Zinn

Ex-fire official convicted of brutal attack on neighbor's dog, faces 4 years in prison

JamesOKeefe: Govt official concedes no attempt to wiretap

Howard Zinn and Walter Mosley on American History; 2007

The Best comment of the SOTU: Obama looked straight at SCJ Roberts

He. Called. The. Motherfuckers. Out.

I like him!

I Love The Fact That Franken Is Sitting With The Joint Chiefs

History buffs: When was the last time a POTUS called out the SCOTUS to their faces?

History buffs: When was the last time a POTUS called out the SCOTUS to their faces?

Animators stage online auction to benefit comatose son of fellow animator

Fuck Bipartisanship.

Why do Toyotas accelerate suddenly?

Do you think Chris Matthews forgot that Bob McDonnell is white?

Gone a Week and You Trash the Country

K & R if you think this SOTU is a great speech

Army Sgt in uniform attending and applauding a clearly political speech?

Should James O'Keefe and his cronies be subject to "extraordinary rendition" and "interrogation?"

NPR makes me want to puke

Congressman’s Foundation Has Money for Golf Outings, but Not for Scholarships

The People Mourn.

NEW Apple iPad saves the world!

Did you forget like Tweety that the President is/was Black tonight?

ROFL!!! Look at what these nuts on Facebook did!!

For your enjoyment... (warning GOP thugs)

when is health insurance coverage not health insurance coverage?

Census is hiring for temp jobs

Ted Haggard’s wife says counseling has cured him of his compulsions

Yet MORE fundie prudishness in the classroom...This time MacBeth is the target

Nuclear Energy???? Clean Coal??? W. T. F?

Why, Pray Tell Would You Freeze Government Spending In The Midst Of A Deep Recession*?

Having trouble with debt collectors?

My Facebook friend is mad that Obama criticized the Supreme Court

Facebookers - You MUST go look at James O'Keefe's FB page!

I Don't Like Obama's "Bipartisan Deficit Commission"....

So...how'd he do?

HEY... DU !!! - Oregon TAXED THE RICH To Save Education Last Night !!!

This Thing Spirals, too -- like the Norwegian UFO.

This Thing Spirals, too -- like the Norwegian UFO.

"Democracy Privatized!"...education blog talks about turning over public functions to “the market”.

Not getting rid of the filibuster a few years ago was a huge mistake

State of Union & "Foreign Money": Would you like a side of Complacency along with your Boiled Frog?

Bob Dylan to Perform at the White House

Did you see McCain?

Salazar rebuffs Virginia Gov. McDonnell on call for offshore drilling lease sale

"Capitalist Tool"

The O'Keefe Wiretapping Operation May Be More Serious Than We First Imagined...

The O'Keefe Wiretapping Operation May Be More Serious Than We First Imagined...

Councilman calls himself 'proud racist', supporters turn out

MSNBC breaking news ~ Pelosi has the votes to pass HC reform!

Apple introduces the iPad

I have a song I'd like to dedicate to Rush Limbaugh:

I registered as denbot nine years ago, and now I'm nine posts from 1,000 ask my anything.

Do y'all know that there is a Texas snuggie now, orange with white markings.

what's the story on rec'ing posts?

Ah yeah, it's Business Time...

Dudeism Surfs the Global Radio Waves

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/27/10

calmness in our lives

lounge petition: we the undersigned demand a picture of SKITTLES

Yet another ESPN columnist endears himself to humanity...

Newest Poem: Intensive Care

The art of cutting leaves.

Mangal City

My calendar says Full Moon is Sat., Jan 30. Does that mean Saturday evening,

What should be the nickname of the Washington NFL Franchise?

Okay Kali, here you go. Whatever floats your boat.

Next Time I See Avatar

"I was basically trying to rip off the Pixies"

Most of you are having a better year than professional golfer Ken Green.

I'm leaving.

California home has boulder smash through it.

Ahhh... noooo.. Evil Snowman!

I swear - Apple needs to buy the JNI patents from Sun and make iHome

Elizabeth Edwards makes me tear up.

Great College Football Traditions

Now this is a strange music video...

My Mom wants me to fix her gray hair.

King of Coal.

They key to a successful career in photography is understanding arrangement and perspective.

"The Wire"

Democrats and Republicans Can Be Differentiated from Their Faces

Dear neighbor doing laundry,

For a change, how's about Obama GIVING some grass roots support?

I am driving down Route 66 tonight on netflix, need a road trip.

I-pad? Really?

OMG, Im watching the "Heavy Metal" homage episode of South Park. Insane!

I just had a Jumbo Jack meal with the two tacos.

When does the President's speech start, GD and GDP is already getting heated.

rosanne cash- the list

State of the Union Drinking Game

I'm leaving.

Just turned it on, and i must say our first lady

My Carnivale dvd just came in the mail, first season.

I love Wyatt Cenac

FASHION!

I come to the DU Lounge because:

Holy shit - ten minutes into speech, Wall Street Journal already says "much of his speech"

The Secret History of the American Empire by John Perkins...

i'm still amazed when trust fund hipsters ooze "authenticity" when they wear ironic tshirts

Ugly Betty Cancelled!@!!!!!!!@!!!!!

did anyone here ever have a knuckle sandwich?

if you look at my sigpic long enough

Cops subdue sword-swinging man

Here's blinking at you

best discusssion i have ever read on du

Anyone here see the French movie "Water Lilies?"

How long does it take for the burning and itching to stop?

what are some of your favorite masturbation techniques?

An old man walks into his doctors office...

I'm expecting a check that'll spot me enough cash to pick up an iPod Touch

I'm amazed that so many people care about the new Apple stuff.

Update on our dog - Peanut's surgery. Peanut went to the vet to get his staples removed today, and

I can't wait to get home so I can have a good cry.

My eyeglass are dirty - brillo pads or emery boards to clean 'em?

OMG! Sand Kitten Cuteness- new babies born in Al Ain zoo

Omg I'm watching Gargoyles again.

A Walt Starr moment in GD

Jesus no longer lost - Paradise man finds Jesus in coconut

We lost our sweet Hannah last night.

How to tell if your cat is plotting to kill you...

Zelda Rubinstein, who played psychic in ‘Poltergeist,’ dies at 76

Earth Calling Hannah Bell.

Best warning sign ever

Internet Argument Techniques (And you know you've seen all 11 right here at DU)

If A Hiring Mgr Wants Someone With Experience, But Not A Job Hopper....

PETA proposes robotic groundhog for Pa. festival

Any shrinks out there. I'd like to know what causes narcissism.

Using an ice bucket as a toilet in your ex-lover's attic.

PHOTOS: Today's client photoshoot, Japanese restaurant: SUSHI, anyone?

A golden oldie for Trek fans: William Shatner playing

Companies that you would give a different corporate slogan.

During his reply, did you almost forget that Bob McDonnell was white?

A tip for the musically deprived www.pandora.com

Obama's as good an orator as Reagan was, with the benefit of objective facts and truth

Ferrari Falls Ass-End First Off Truck At Dealership

Call me a dinosaur, but I will never voluntarily use one of those touch-screen keyboards

Q: What happened whan the skinny butcher backed into the meat grinder?

Return to Forever

Can you tell the difference between "Chick" films and "Guy" films?

If Mitch McConnell wanted to give you a hickey,

So I'm planning to quit tobacco by Feburary 11, 2010 at 02:51 AM....

Back in the hospital again lipase level over 1000

Back in the hospital again lipase level over 1000

My 13 year old's letter to the president.

What should be the nickname of the Super Bowl?

Confess: what did you do instead of watching the SOTU?

Help me pick the next TV series I watch on DVD.

Nose Piercings. Tell me your story.

Depressed . . . maybe you can give me some advice

I'm levitating.

Have fun with the list of cosponsors of H.RES.809! Perhaps it's time for a new short title

Tony Kushner on President Obama's Gay Rights Agenda

Struggling families, wounded troops Obama's guests

BofA Becomes First to Sign Deal With U.S. on Home-Equity Loans

I'll be listening for more about this Dept. of Education increase.

Wilson vows ‘best behavior’ for Obama speech (AP)

Podesta: Forget The House; Health Care's On The Senate

Republican Response... Democratic Response?

An Explanation of Polling Numbers

Krugman: Same As He Ever Was

Krugman: A Tale Of Two SOTUs

Not all spending is good spending.

Obama to announce high-speed rail plan post-speech

What can the President possibly say about HCR on Wednesday night?

Did you vote for O because he wanted to escalate the Afghan war?

Honest Question.....At what point does the National Debt get too high to ever pay back?

Former Joint Chiefs Chairman Shalikashvili Tells Military Leadership "It Is Time" to Lift Gay Ban

Why in the Hell can this country not work on Energy Independence???

Administration: Obama to boost education funding by $4 billion

McCain primary challenger: Obama should ‘come forward’ with birth certificate

PA-16: My opponent "honored" James O'Keefe!

TNR: The Party's Over For Charlie Crist

Pfeiffer: ""The president comes up big in moments like this..."

I just had a Jumbo Jack meal with the two tacos.

New Pro-Israel Senator Ties Obama in Poll for President

SC-05: Spratt Leads Mulvaney by 7

Terry Goddard officially a candidate for governor

President Barack Obama will unveil a jobs-heavy agenda in his State of the Union address

SOTU Talking Points from the WH

HANNITY Obtains Copy of Pre-SOTU Talking Points

I might not like 100% of what Obama says tonight........

WHY the HELL can't people wait to see what Obama SAYS...

The 2 questions that Obama, Pelosi, Reid have to answer are

Live Blog with Joe Sestak Tonight at Progressive Electorate

Pelosi: Health Care (Reform) is Not Dead.

Which are you more interested in today?

States like California and Maryland still need to prosecute O'Keefe for wiretapping

It's possible that our intra-party factionalism has grown too large to overcome

Bob McDonnell's PAC is buying display and search ads for "state of the union"

"ABC: John And Elizabeth Edwards Legally Separate"

My suggestion to the President for tonight...The Truth!

I'd like to see Obama do an economic version of his racism speech

I'm gloomy on job prospects.

Mother Jones' Kevin Drum: Pass the Bill

House adds two more Cosponsors to Fair Elections Now Act. Senators, time to step up to the plate!

UNBELIEVABLE! Unemployment Map Of U. S. From 07 to 09 By County

Greg Sargent's Plumline: Clears up what Nancy Pelosi actually said today on Healthcare on MSNBC

Breaking (MSNBC via CNBC): Pelosi has the votes to pass Senate health bill

The Republican response is seriously coming live from the Virginia General Assembly?

Update: Ben Nelson WILL vote for reconciliation.....

Tonight's State of the Union schedule

My Prediction About.......Tim Geithner...... SOT

DCCC Recruiting 'Fact Check Fox' Team To Counter State Of The Union Spin

Before the deficit commission task force vote, the Senate voted to protect Social Security

Progressive Disengagement And The Movie "Glory"

U.S., Russia close to nuclear deal: report

I am not here to defend Rahm.. or stake him at the ant hill.. BUT

"Pelosi Considers Two Track Strategy For Health Care Reform"

PELOSI: We Don't Have The Votes On Healthcare

Rep King, You lie!

Anything good on TV tonight?

Why does the White House leak SOTU excerpts before the speech?

Key RNC members to oppose 'purity resolution'

So what words, phrases, etc. are we drinking to in the SOTU drinking game tonight?

The President ought to mention Howard Zinn in his speech tonight,

Kerry: Climate Goals Have Not Changed

Speier's got her eye on attorney general race

Once again I agree with Jack Cafferty. In November vote all the incumbents out

Jake Tapper: Obama has been forced to deal with more downright falsehoods than any president

Behind Cautious Signal, a Decision for Afghan Peace Talks

Jared Bernstein explained the "surgical approach on Rachel's show

Ouch...Gillibrand slams Ford on Twitter, says he would sit on Repub side of the Aisle during SOTU

Is the SOTU address live-streaming online anywhere?

This proves how stupid some Americans are

Joe scarborough laughing about the watergate..

For all of you watching Obama's first SOTU tonight...

Howard Fineman talking to Tony Kornheiser about SOTU

Those who don't watch the SOTU should STFU...

Katie Couric: Obama didn't eat his pie

They reported on CBS that the Republican leaders have instructed their members to behave themselves.

Obama: "I will not walk away from these Americans. And neither should the people in this chamber."

So called expansion is right. It's about damn time Wasington

Michelle looks absolutely beautiful tonight. NT

The party of no is sitting on their asses and are not reacting to anything.

Remarks of President Barack Obama at the State of the Union Address – As Prepared for Delivery

So: Who is going to yell "You lie!" louder this evening...

Can you hear us now, teabaggers?

As a sometime critic I have to say that I like what I hear reg. college

OMG Obama dropped a little Animal House

Did you hear about tonight's GOP rebuttal? They (and Fox News) are setting up a little Presidency.

VETO

SCOTUS Smackdown.

Begala: Republicans should have put their hands together

I'd Love to Hear Him Remember Teddy

Addressing the blanket filibuster crap; good.

Yeah Budget Cutting Commissions and More Trade Deals and Tax Cuts and Earmark Reform

The Family will NEVER yield. nt

"Obama plays to disaffected audience but most don’t blame him"

FUCK YES!

Sources: Boozman Will Challenge Lincoln in Arkansas

Waiting for Obama to toot his own horn? He's tooting it tonight finally!

Are all the republicans texting during the speech?

Are you going to watch our President tonight?

"I DON'T QUIT"! YAY, please don't, President Obama!

Goodbye IRAQ......August is coming not SOON ENOUGH

President Obama declares 'I don't quit' in State of Union

Nancy Pelosi looks like she's been holding in a fart. n/t

Thank You, Mr. President. n/t

Now can I bear to listen to the republican response?

"I forgot he was black tonight for an hour." Tweety cracks me up! nt

The GOP side is almost all white dudes in dark suits. They look like undertakers.

Is this guy on speed?

Wait, is the President's SOTU speech supposed to contain complete sentences???

Again Mr Prez........ACTION....

"Democrats, we have the majority, it's not time to run for the hills."!!

Wonderful Speech, lots of clapping and standing ovations, but the

"We do not let fear nor division break our spirit"

Already bored with this douche.

JUst Remember..Gov McDonnell's Party SAYS!!!!

This is for jenmito. Something I gave my word yesterday that I would do.

Republican Response: "ZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzZZZZZzzzzzz"

Bobby Jindal's "Kenneth the page" impersonation was better than McDonnell doing Jack Donaghy.

Where are all the haters?

Did the Luntz Focus Group Slam Obama yet?

CBS News instant poll on SOTU has good news for the Prez

SOTU Poll

Look at the fuckin CNN.COM page

SOTU podcast?

GOP rebuttal poll

Why is there never any mention of uncollected taxes contributing to the deficit?

For those without cable (like me!), how is the post speech babble going?

I was depressed, and wasn't going to watch the SOTU

Any pictures of the First Lady tonight? nt

President Obama: there is no such thing as 'clean coal.'

Who stayed behind?

Republicans should really just turn down the opportunity to respond to Obama

I long for the good old days, when the country's problems revolved around Clinton's Penis.

Anybody Got A Picture Of The Stone-Faced "Supreme" Court?

Media ignore Obama's accomplishments to claim he has "little to show for '09"

Take the ACLU Civil Liberties Survey

What Did You Like Best About The President's SOTU Speech?

The GOP Response - comment by Wiilam Shakespeare:

The Republican response sounds like it was written by a 5th grader.

CBS reported a bump for Obama

Greg Sargent's Plumline: Obama Will Reaffirm Strong Commitment to Comprehensive Health Care Reform

What the hell: Excerpt from McDonnell's Republican rebuttal

Obama's SOTU Bump

Now That's My President - That's Who I Voted For - And I'm Proud Of It.......

I am not all that familiar with American politics until Bill Clinton came on

Obama says repeal DADT! GOP sits on their hands. nt

The Photo of the Night.....

CNN's transcript of Pres Obama's SOTU Address

Is this the first time the SOTU response was done in front of live audience?

Howard Zinn dies at 87. His passing is very sad for our democracy, country and the world

Mitch McConnell: an "in-your-face" speech aimed at Republicans.

Matthews "Forgot he was black tonight."

Yes we (beer) can: US abuzz with State of the Union drinking game

CNN Poll: 71% say Obama's Policies will move country in the Right Direction

DeMint: White House 'trying to divide us'

"Let Me Know."

Another Great White Hope Gets Knocked Out

Full McDonnell Response -- Two Hours Early

Really His Speech Brought Tears To My Eyes - I Just Wonder How Any Elected Official.....

SOTU: Anything Substantially Change Your Mind About The Future?

Here's a transcript of the Republican response.

Just imagine. If no one obstructed the vision President Obama has,

CNN Poll is up........

"The State of the Union: Just the policy"

This is not 1995

so as I was saying.....

So, are we starting a pool on who will yell something obscene tonight?

And he's a Constitutional law expert?

Obama's Stern Rebuke To The Supreme Court

OMG look at what that job is doing to his hair.

Major Garrett of FauxNews links to porn website instead of excerpts of Obama's speech

For all of you not watching Obama's first SOTU tonight...

Obama gave one of the best SOTU speeches ever, and on these two points

"Saying no to everything might be good short term politics, but it's not leadership." BOOYA!!

Wow, THAT is the guy I voted for!!!

Bye bye to the tax cuts for the rich!!

This GOP Governor is doing from the right what Obama should have done from the left

Obama Plans to Propose $38 Billion Business Tax Breaks in State of the Union Speech

"Obama to call for 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal, adviser says"

After watching the SOTU, I've determined that Prez Obama is never gonna give us up...

You just have to say thank God this man is the president

His Best Speech Ever.

Justice Alito's 'You lie' moment? (Politico)

Joe Klein: It was a terrific performance...This was Obama at his best.

PHOTOS That was then........

Boehner: I'm All For Bipartisanship -- As Long As It Favors The GOP

He's been listening

Question for the "Medicare for all" folks...

Obama says "let me know" if there's a better idea for healthcare. My privilege, Mr. President!

Mr. President, with all due respect, you are kicking ass!

Is Paulson accurate about potential 25% unemployment if... ?

I've never seen a more disgusting childish Republican Party

US Marines in Haiti: Back to colonialism

Chris Matthews, you are not a joke anymore. You are a racist.

McCain seen mouthing ‘blame it on Bush’ when Obama outlines the problems he inherited.

**** President Obama Remarks on the State of the Union, Live! 9pm Eastern ****

White House to welcome Dylan, Queen Latifah -concert celebrating music of the civil rights movement

U.S. lawmakers to Obama: Press Israel to ease Gaza siege

An Investigator Presses to Uncover Bailout Abuse

GM Agrees to Sell Saab to Sports-Car Maker Spyker

Toyota Temporarily Suspends Sales of Selected Vehicles

U.S. Military Teams, Intelligence Deeply Involved in Aiding Yemen on Strikes

Nancy Grace camera shy?

Lord Goldsmith got taxpayer help for Iraq war inquiry legal advice

Job Cuts Get Brutal: Sprint, Pfizer, Home Depot, Caterpillar

Israeli President Shimon Peres to address German Parliament

Toyota suspends sales of eight US models

Oregon voters pass tax increasing measures (On Corporations & Wealthy) by big margin

Obama approved secret operations in Yemen - report

HANNITY Obtains Copy of Pre-SOTU Talking Points

HANNITY Obtains Copy of Pre-SOTU Talking Points

North and South Korea exchange fire

Attacker Hits Israeli Chief Justice With Sneaker

3 men accused of phone plot make court appearance

Ozone Hole Healing Could Cause Further Climate Warming

Goldsmith changed mind on war legality

4 Men Accused of Phone Plot Had Conservative Ties

Honduras ex-leader Manuel Zelaya 'heads into exile'

Zelda Rubinstein, who played psychic in ‘Poltergeist,’ dies at 76

Never mind

CNN Breaking News

Obama expected to announce high-speed rail plan that could include California funding boost

Officials: US readies new Iran sanctions at UN

Obama to call for 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal, adviser says

Woman found dead 4 days after falling, said ambulance too expensive

Guantanamo should close within 3 years: report

Obama to call for 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal, adviser says

Holocaust Day marked at Nazi death camp Auschwitz

Embattled US troops take cynical view of progress in Afghanistan

Why Tamper with Landrieu's Phone (not wiretapping)

People's History' author Howard Zinn dies at 87 AP

Afghan Tribe Vows to Fight Taliban, for U.S. Aid

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday January 27

BART pays $1.5M to provide for Grant's daughter (police shooting case)

Davos 2010: Soros calls for break-up of big banks

Salt Lake GOP cancels scheduled O'Keefe keynote

Choose reform or recovery, bankers tell world leaders

Nelson (D-Ne) still backs health reform

Gibbs: Obama acknowledges he's made mistakes

Bush to speak before pregnancy support group in Indiana

Appeals Court, Looking At New Supreme Court Decision, Doubts Validity Of More Campaign Rules

Obama To Announce High Speed Rail Funding

Court dismisses charges against Honduras coup generals

Toyota adds 1 million vehicles to recall

House Progressives Push Reid to Put Public Option Back on Table

Fox Most Trusted Name In News: Public Policy Polling

K&R if you think Obama gave a good state-of-the-union speech!

Teenage Girl Saved 15 Days After Haiti Quake

'Horrible' cuts planned for S.F. schools

'I'm Ellie Light,' California man says: Obama letter writer talks

CIA Agent Takes Back Waterboarding Claims

Boehner: 'No Way' Terrorist Trials Will be Held in New York

Obama lashes Republican rivals for sowing division

Senate Democrats press smaller jobs legislation

Defense team wants 'Lady al Qaeda' Aafia Siddiqui barred from taking stand

Pictures: Dinosaur True Colors Revealed by Feather Find

Obama Hammers Supreme Court in Speech

Comcast: We made 'mistake' in slowing Web traffic to file-sharing site

Calif. bill requires witnesses to report crimes

Budget cuts swell class sizes at University of Washington (700 students in intro biology)

I love my president

US grants home schooling German family political asylum

John Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards separate, may divorce, friends tell People

Howard Zinn, historian who challenged status quo, dies at 87

Apple reveals long-awaited multi-touch 'iPad' tablet device

Chart: GOP obstructionism

The Good Thing (for inspiration)

Send 12,000 Nurses To Haiti

Waterboarding Supporter Ex-CIA officer John Kiriakou Recants

Rachel Maddow Gives Us A Preview Of President Obama's Sad SOTU Address

Who is the real criminal?

Treasury Sec. Geithner's Opening Statement at AIG Hearing - Part 1 & 2

Nancy Grace Worst Person in the World

Ray Comfort implies banana claim was joke all along and challenges Richard Dawkins to debate

Lynch to Geithner: “It stinks to high heaven what happened here”

Malcolm X Speech: 'Stop Singing, Start Swinging!'

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA09) questions Treasury Sec. Geithner at AIG hearing

Truly Stunning- Republican Flip Flops on Debt Commission

Chaffetz: I Was Going to Ask You About 18 Phone Calls You Made to Rahm Emmanuel

The Wall Street Meltdown Explained

Tea Party Activist & Senate Candidate: 'If We Don't See New Faces, I'm Cleaning My Guns...

AIG Hearing: It Wasn’t My Job, Paulson Says

GOP predictions for Obama's 1st SOTU

Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train

Howard Zinn: On The Stupidity Of War

Phone Tampering Suspect Stan Dai: Warfare Expert?

Freak Of The Day: Andre Bauer

SOTU: President Obama Calls For Repeal Of DADT This Year

McCain response to Obama: 'Blame it on Bush'

SOTU: No Republicans Stand For Small Business Tax Cut

Rep Edwards Says Amend the Constitution

Republicans Sit on Hands as POTUS Calls for Banks to Pay Back Bailout Funds

Eric Cantor Speaks Out Of His Ass On CNN

Blast from the Past: Frank Zappa Testifies at 1985 PMRC Hearing

TYT: Cenk Quoted By WSJ & MSNBC: Rahm = Cheney

Paulson: Geithner Recuse himself NY Fed - WTH is Dan Jester Goldman Sachs TARP FED Treasury Ties

On the International Day of Holocaust Commemoration, Continue to Fight Anti-Semitism

Will Americans raise taxes to curb deficits? Oregon a test case.

Evangelist explains 23 Minutes in Hell to Thom Hartmann

Garrison Keillor: Let the uninsured die

Same As He Ever Was

Americans fear losing affluence after decades of "dole."

California’s Folly — Prop. 13

ACORN Smear Journalist Arrested for Alleged Attempt to Bug Sen. Mary Landrieu's Office

Slavery in US Prisons--An interview with Robert Hillary King and Dr. Terry Kupers (video)

Almost one in five US families were unable to buy food they needed in 2009

Chris Matthews reaction to Obama SOTU: I forgot he was black

SOTU: Alito Shakes Head & Mouths "Not True" When Obama Criticizes Campaign Finance Decision

ACORN Cleared, Right Wing 'Pimp' Arrested

Centrism Died in Massachusetts

Presidental Assassinations Of U.S. Citizens

The Group That Helped Launch The Conservative Careers Of Two Alleged Phone Tamperers

Angry Voters, Right-Wing Populism, & Racial Violence: People of Faith Can Help Break the Linkages

Constitutional option now, not next year

Oregon Populism Undoes the Massachusetts Malaise

The year of frustrated hopes

U.S. military teams, intelligence deeply involved aid Yemen on strikes

Bayh, Nelson, Lincoln: Principle, Schminciple

Nothing More Dangerous Than a Recovering "Realist?"

Embattled US troops take cynical view of progress in Afghanistan

Bernie Madoff: "DAMN! I wish I had thought of that."

Affidavit Detailing Charges Against James O'Keefe

Auschwitz liberator: Prisoners saved from hell

The Lesson of Oregon: People are willing to pay for good government.

President Obama's State of the Union Speech: What to expect

“Casino Jack and the United States of Money”–A Look at Corporate Money and Politics

Thirteen peace activists arrested at die-in outside the White House

Oregon Voters Clearly Pass Tax Measures, Teabaggers Lose

Woman dies at home. Ambulance too expensive. Tombstone: I'm sure glad the GOP kept Government out

Obama Tries the 'Jobs' Tack: Unveils His 'iMad'

Rep. John Kline (R-MN aka "Colonel Klink") reveals he is badly out of touch

Why Tamper with Landrieu's Phone (not wiretapping)

Foreign Corporations Begin Lobbying To Influence American Elections

Say it--The Plague of Poverty by Deborah Emin

BB = Political Time Bomb, Stiglitz Would Take Fed Position (Interview w/ Transcript & Cenk @ HuffPo)

Thom Hartmann interviews a corporation now running for Congress

Drifting to Catastrophe: A Seven-Headed Beast

Federal Reserve earned $45 billion in 2009 - highest in FED history. - Wasington Post

Port Arthur Collision Biggest Texas Oil Spill In 15 Years - Star-Telegram

Drumbeat: January 27, 2010

Iceland Leads Environmental Index as U.S. Falls

POPs In Farmed Atlantic Salmon May Be Linked To Insulin Resistance, Obesity, Liver Problems In Rats

Australian Opposition Unveils Bold, Sweeping (And Completely Voluntary) Climate Policy

Scientists From Across Australia Meet To Discuss Links Between Climate & Bushfires

World Glacier Monitoring Service - Preliminary Glacier Mass Balance 2007-08

Peabody Beats Analyst Estimates as China Demand Soars

Peabody Beats Analyst Estimates as China Demand Soars

Sanaa, Yemen May Be First World Capital To Run Dry - Groundwater Extractions 4X Replacement - AFP

Courts As Battlefields in Climate Fights: ny times

US Freshwater Mussels In Trouble From Copper, Ammonia - Over 10% Of Known Species Already Extinct

On New Environmental Scorecard, U.S. and China Plummet: ny times

PSEG Opens New Energy and Environmental Resource Center

DOE awards grants for Community Renewable Energy Deployment Projects

Banking on Europe's Offshore Wind Industry

report: "The decline of Central Appalachian coal"

Ozone Hole Healing Could Cause Further Climate Warming

Apple's iPad and Other Devices May Soon Be Powered by the Sun

UK - Leaked Ministry Of Justice Docs List Environmental Protestors Alongside Al Qaeda, IRA Members

FERC explores efficient integration of renewables into the grid

NYT: Calif. Nuclear Revival? A French Company Rolls the Dice

Hans Blix: 'We do need new reactors in Sweden...I am absolutely convinced of that.'

US DOE NREL plans up to 30% wind for Eastern US:

WWF Estimates 30 Tigers Remain In Each Of 3 Nations - Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos - Reuters

AFS Trinity - Extreme hybrid car has super capacitors and batteries..

Clean Diesel: A New Era of Green Cars

Federer v. Davydenko about to start- Who's watching?

Sheets to the Oakland A's....

Billionare Larry Ellison confirms plans to buy Warriors

Jones Calls Championships ‘Number One Focus’

Seen at Drunk Jays Fans...

Warner retiring on Friday... reported on NFL network. nt

For Post 1000 -- Phillies will win the World Series in 2010. nt

NFL Super Bowl Pick (with point spread)

Settlers attack Palestinians to avenge West Bank outpost demolition

Israel's whitewash (Ha'aretz editorial)

Unprecedented! 54 House Dems Call on Israel to End Siege of Gaza

Court dismisses charges against Honduras coup generals

BOLIVIA: Unprecedented Gender Parity in Cabinet

New Honduran president takes office

Drug Surveillance Drones Frequent Flyers in Latin America

Costa Rica: Last-Ditch Leftwing Alliance to 'Save' the Country

GREEK MP RETURNS WINE GIFT TO ISRAELI EMBASSY

Resistance headed to the airport to see Z off

11 more students injured in protests Barcelona, Ven (Spanish)

IMF chief in U-turn as Venezuela cancels Haiti debt

Today in Labor History Jan 27 New York City maids organize to improve working conditions – 1734, mor

Wage Theft Issues Still Abound In U.S.

Kaiser Workers At Three California Facilities Choose NUHW Over SEIU

Corporate Unionbusting Continues, Even as Unionized Workforce Shrinks

Tribune Union Opposes $46 Million in Manager Bonuses

Union Plus Will Match Your Haiti Relief Donation

AP: NFL heads toward labor showdown

74 year old gun owner "didn't know" he can't carry guns at elementary school

Learning about geography and gun worship. The hard way.

Gun violence and youth

NRA Lifetime Memberships discounted to $300 until 1/31/10 w/ life member sponsor

Privacy commissioner shoots down gun registry complaint

The myth of stringent background checks - Alabama example

Man kills wife (and cop) with gun he got back after losing his gun rights.

West Side Resident Shoots Would-Be Robber

Criminals For Gun Control 1 Home Invasion ...

Drunk CCW Dad crashes with his 2 kids.... and his 2 guns in car.

Shot over a tattoo

Burglary Suspect Shot by Homeowner in Spartanburg County

IRELAND: Group warns on 'lethal force' law

Pro-gun activists show up en masse ...

CBS and the Tebow ad for Focus on the Family

Defense witness says gay marriage would help children - but still don't allow it

Prop 8 witness says gay rights 2nd to het marriage - but says are valid reasons for gays to wed

Tory councillor accused of bad taste over gay joke

Notre Dame student newspaper jokes about beating gays

Ted Haggard No Longer Gay!

Gays haven't earned it says HuffPo writer - allowed Brown to win

I think I like this desaturated version better

flight of four, inbound

The Turtles: Happy Together

Missed the sign contest, but............

rusted feed bin

Now A Stationary Research Platform, NASA's Mars Rover Spirit Starts a New Chapter

Theorem of the Day Calendar!

Apollo 1 - sad anniversary today

Monarch Butterflies Reveal a Novel Way in Which Animals Sense Earth's Magnetic Field

White House to abandon NASA moon mission

Freaky dream

Darling to hold secret talks with bankers in Davos

Executive pay should be capped at 20 times average, says union leader

Roubini warns of asset bubbles

Important Grilling of AIG situation non-informant Tim Geithner on C Span

Roger Ebert's article about losing the ability to eat.

Unforgivable medical errors

(New York) City Panel Approves Closing of 19 Schools

Charter Churn

Bill Gates on The Daily Show

"A Serious Man" Ponders "Why Me?"

Women taking 1,000 mg of vitamin C daily are 25% more likely to develop cataracts

On the subject of cooking oils

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