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Archives: July 23, 2010

Wis. candidate can't use controversial description by Scott Bauer (AP via Guardian)

Video: Ed Schultz on Sherrod - White House clearly overreacted and just can't stand up to Fox News

North Korea anger at US-South Korea war games

Sharron Angle cuts and runs from the press. On KO now.

We're so used to bullshit, we consider it a condiment.

Don Blankenship, corporate psychopath

MSNBC - DirectV - Murdoch - trying to keep them a bit honest

DNC,DCCC & DLC are all idiots....

How come republicans were ok with unemployment benefits under Bush

Netroots Nation Day 1 Impressions - FDL

I'm late to the wedding, sorry--that was my breach of etiquette. Who breached the etiquette of

Heeeeeeere's Bonnie !!!


Anyone just watch AWESOME Rachel

The Paradox of Thrift

I am resorting to a bit of a nuclear option myself, day twenty-five (the had-enough version)

Geeks vs. Bigots

Deficit reduction begins at home, Repugs.....

If Hollywood is so liberal, why is Jon Voigt still working?

How happy are you regarding the Democrats performance?

Next RW conspiracy. Section 342 of the Financial Reform Bill.

Scrabble word score calculator

Climate change and oversexed rodents

High School Valedictorian's speech indicts the system.

So, if the Dems decide to not let the Bush tax cuts expire

Report: Firms that got bailout funds gave $1.6B in excessive compensation

What was the worst thing about the Eliot Spitzer scandal?

What was the worst thing about the Eliot Spitzer scandal?

I guess "no" still means "yes" for far too many people.

Stupid Orange Men

Gee, what a surprise. Breitbart is a hero in Freeperland

Request: Vacation Days to date, Bush vs Obama

Happy Birthday Ichingcarpenter

Deputies kill man at South Bay marijuana farm

Trickle down Economics

Watch Bill Moyers speech on media & Democracy at this link.

How much did Jenna Bush wedding cost, and who the fuck cares?

How much did Jenna Bush wedding cost, and who the fuck cares?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best of Malloy tonight

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best of Malloy tonight

Forget Shirley Sherrod..The media attacked me..Queen of Victimhood:Palin

How Much Is Too Much To Spend On A Wedding?

NBC presents a new comedy out this fall: Outsourced

Norm Coleman eyes challenge to Michael Steele

Looking for fighters...

Rand Paul tells farmers they may face program cuts

C'est bizarre.....Graffiti artist KKKatie nabbed in San Francisco

Did anybody see Rachel respond to O'Reilly's story on her? If not, it's a don't

A candidate for the United States Senate is RUNNING away from the press.

A candidate for the United States Senate is RUNNING away from the press.

Elderly Mother, Son Found Dead In Their Burned, Foreclosed Family Home

Der Kommissar Stephen Harper

Exposed to Facts, the Misinformed Believe Lies More Strongly

For all furkids! Saving Kittehs in the Midst of War

Underwater photographer Wesley Skiles dies

Caught a City Employee Removing Campaign Signs....

No matter what my sex ed class taught me

No matter what my sex ed class taught me

What was the petition that Van Jones signed.. Rachel had Alter on and he

Let's face it. This presidency is a failure

A Facebook friend posted ....................

Fishermen on strike against BP

Finland targeted for EU/IMF austerity demands

Deepwater Horizon workers knew of problems before explosion

Obama Blames Media For His Administration's bombing of New Jersey township,

7 warships on fiscal 2011 inactive ship list

7 warships on fiscal 2011 inactive ship list

U.S. court fines North Korea over 1972 terror attack in Israel

I think the worst thing about Sarah Palin's tweet re the NYC mosque was its presumptuousness

Minority leaders leaving Karzai's side over leader's overtures to insurgents

Business board: Close (DoD) JFCOM, freeze hiring

Dems Line Up To Back Elizabeth Warren, 'She Predicted What Was Going To Happen'

GAO: Army brigade combat team training found lacking

What if O'Keefe was involved in the Sherrod edit?

Operation Throw Rug: Pentagon Enters Afghan Carpet Trade

Pressure builds for firing of Afghan IG

Pressure builds for firing of Afghan IG

Navy denies report that up to 25,000 sailors could lose jobs

BREAKING NEWS: N. Korea threatens a 'physical response' to U.S. military drills in region

1 soldier in 9 exits Army for mental disorder

U.S. Gen. Odierno presses case for $2B in funding to rebuild Iraq

VA steps up efforts on Gulf War Syndrome

Pentagon Faces Intensifying Pressures to Trim Budget

U.S. money wasted on Afghanistan projects, auditor finds

Ollie North: No Tell Intel

A New Yorker's response to Palin's ignorance re Mosque - FU SARAH!

Jon Stoltz: Vets vs. Big Oil: Prop 23 in California

Report Blasts Military For Not Being Nuke-Proof

Social crisis in California deepens for millions

Outrage Du-jour from RW world (aka. the ship's galley): Tax cuts and Kenya abortions

Outrage Du-jour from RW world (aka. the ship's galley): Tax cuts and Kenya abortions

DoD Buzz: ($100 million dollar) Osprey Ready Rates Stalled; Trautman Wants Better

Censored Gulf news: People bleeding internally, millions poisoned says 'EPA whistleblower'

Fleeing Phoenix out of fear of immigration law

How about putting extending the tax cut for those making $200,000+ up to a vote in congress

Housing Market Stumbles

(USMC) Recruiting Command Launches New Site

Thanks Berstein - teach that young punk Russert

Rush calls conservatives cowards

Rush calls conservatives cowards

" institution that hasn't dealt with the needs of the country in 30 years."

Millionaires and billionaires buying their election.. eg Jeff Greene

TRENDING: Limbaugh says Fox News 'caved' in Sherrod coverage

"Moooo..... You'll never take me alive......Mooooo!"

Tancredo issues ultimatum

So what exactly are these left wing smears when they say "both sides do it"?

President Obama said that taxpayer-funded bailouts will no longer

Scientists call on Obama to stop chem-spray

CARTOON: Stephanie McMillan ('Outside')

Killing two birds with one stone

Rep OBEY: Fox "Is An Ideological Hatchet Machine & Should Be Ashamed For Carrying That Kind Of Crap"

A Mess in Texas: M-I-L battles transgender wife for firefighter benefits

I just heard Bill O'Reilly ask "what is a smartphone?

Glennshoe, not gumshoe. Imagine if Glenn Beck was a private investigator

Glennshoe, not gumshoe. Imagine if Glenn Beck was a private investigator

Some great photos of protesters outside the Phoenix Courthouse today...

Michael Steele: "greatest party leader of all time"

Army Must Find 'Hidden Redundancies'

Spying on the Left in Germany

Breitbart: 'I am public enemy No. 1…'

ROFL, Check email, talk to some folks at work, check "My DU", go to GD

Pentagon workers tied to child porn

Another Breitbart Failure: BigGovernment’s Mullah Omar "Exclusive" Crumbles

U.S. Treasury department ditching $hitibank?

Clint Didier: 'Rugged individualism' and blunt, angry rhetoric

Charlie RANGEL didn't know Prince Luke RUSSERT, smacks him down, gives him cred?!1

Apocalypse Not: Are the Dems Really Facing Doom?

Bonnie will delay BP relief well until end of August (cap will remain in place)


Move over Palin, the Tea Party has a new presidential candidate

Darth Vader Robs Bank: Setauket Chase Bank Robbed By Star Wars Character (PHOTOS)


Create Champions for Protecting the EITC and CTC

Looking for facts about regulation Republican vs Democratic administrations, also hilarious RW rant

House pressured to pass stripped-down war measure - AP

Defense budget facing cuts to help trim deficit

Is Chelsea allowed to accept wedding gifts and cash from foreign governments?

Okay so when is Obama going to give Ms. Sherrod her job back?

Despite all the gloom and doom business is picking up steam and could lead the recovery..

Defense budget facing cuts to help trim deficit

There is one instance when I agree with the "I want my country back" frame

There is one instance when I agree with the "I want my country back" frame

OK....everybody get in the large circle....

Faux leaking like BP: First Shep, now, incredibly, Carl CAMERON (he denies it)

Sarah Palin goes camping with Kate Gosselin & kids

Right wing trying to stop Muslims from building a center in New York is in top 10 of their stupidity

Politico: Yes, Palin degrades our discourse, but she drives traffic

Media Lynching

O'Reilly DID NOT Apologize To Shirley Sherrod!

WTF Arizona militias,military criminals and innocents caught up in a war?

Republican senators ask Obama not to make recess appointment of Consumer Agency chief

QUIZ: Clinton Wedding and Keynesian Economics

IMO the Only thing the Administration did wrong was not putting her on paid leave until they

Oh, if only...

Excuse Me While I Throw Up...

Excuse Me While I Throw Up...

It's ... the Basil Marceaux For Governor Website!

The Mark of Cain

Laura Flanders: National Confrontation on Race

Has anyone ever doen a hierarchical chart of the Right wingers?

Does BP Have an ACE Up Its Sleeve on Climate Education?

George Clooney to receive Emmy humanitarian prize

Oil Rig Alarm Was Not Fully Turned On, Worker Says

Excuse me while I puke

You shouldn't be so timid

You shouldn't be so timid

Would you allow this to go on in your city?

Breitbart: I Was Targeting The NAACP. Honest!

If Harry Reid could have personally picked any NV resident to run against him...

Maddow: A survey was done when we desgregated the military

Finally GW will have to explain to his base - "The party's over!" - Hallelujah! Pay your fair share!

A Blast From the Past about Who's Got the Cash

Can Obama do something about this? Does he even want to?

Time again for another MrScorpio's First Tweet of the Day

Thanks mods

Pissing Contest: Rush Limbaugh: Fox News host Shepard Smith had no guts on Shirley Sherrod coverage

Dead Animals Left At Two Local Planned Parenthood Clinics With Anti-Abortion Messages For Doctors

Fox News: 'Big Mexican Women' Are Helping Afghan Soldiers Go AWOL In U.S.!

Oh my freaking God... are they really going to try the "I'm a victim, too" defense for Breitbart

Fox News: 'Big Mexican Women' Are Helping Afghan Soldiers Go AWOL In U.S.!

" government-approved haircuts for men"

" government-approved haircuts for men"

Why scientists are not heard with regard to the BP spill.

Commentary: Obama administration takes page from Bush playbook

MSNBC TV: Did you see that confrontation between Luke Russert and Rangel?

Man accuses HPD officer of fracturing eye socket

$800,000-a-year Calif. city manager to get $600,000-a-year pension for life plus benefits (LATimes)

Feingold’s in a Fight

Christ, I'm gonna heave!

Group of wealthy people urge Congress to actually increase their tax rates

Joan Walsh: The Civil Rights Heroism Of Charles Sherrod

FL Rep Ginny Brown-Waite (R): Hoards cash, announces retirement, votes NO on unemployment extension

Alan Grayson: "Compassion is winning" ~ Young Turks - Excellent facts! Check it out!

Toon: National Intelligence....

Cuffed man's injuries piquing questions

OK, I've been busy and lost track of Gov. Jindal/Jindahl...and his efforts

OK, I've been busy and lost track of Gov. Jindal/Jindahl...and his efforts

Clintons Cancel Fancy Wedding - Opt for Vegas

BIllionaire sex offender goes free - justice or injustice?

Agriculture Sec Tom Vilsack asks Chelsea Clinton not to marry

Homeless man breaks into abandoned bar, begins selling alcohol

West Seneca cop accused of punching man

Hyattsville officer indicted on charges of perjury, excessive force on suspect

Advisory board urges DoD civilian staff cuts

The New Doom: A second wave of economic pessimism spreading outside Wonkdom

Jordan River too polluted for baptisms

Wedge Politics: A point about race and class and Breitbart and Sherrod

House hearing returns focus to visible wounds

Unhappy dickwad

RW radio host thinks Sherrod is lying about her father

RW radio host thinks Sherrod is lying about her father

Hoyer: Extending tax cuts for the wealthy a 'mistake' that would worsen debt

Black Friday deals, ALREADY?

Tea Party Folks In Elizabethtown, Kentucky Won't Sign Socialist Free Purity Pledge

My strongest memory of Daniel Schorr

Alleged torture victim sues Daley, Burge

Judge halts oil, gas development on Chukchi Sea

Republicans="Moral Cowards-Condemning Their Children/Grandchildren To Suffering"

Toon: The Truth, unvarnished, about Republicans

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

New unemployment law fixes snag-Measure will restore reduced benefits

Dr. Tiller's "Trust women" has so much meaning with this case

Dr. Tiller's "Trust women" has so much meaning with this case

balancing the budget in a fragile recovery is like slamming on the brakes when struggling uphill n/t

What's next? You choose

How to properly mount your deity, By Mark Morford

How to properly mount your deity, By Mark Morford

Why does Lanny Davis get so much press?

Massey Energy: Act of God caused coal mine explosion that killed 29 men

Ed Schultz Slams White House As Afraid Of Fox News (VIDEO)

Inhibited? How about just plain stupid? Check this out.

Cut Death Penalty, Save CA $126,000,000 a Year

Anyone know anything about custom picture framing?

Exclusive! Andrew Breitbart Tells ABC: “I Got Lucky with Matt Drudge”

Exclusive! Andrew Breitbart Tells ABC: “I Got Lucky with Matt Drudge”

Brooklyn officer under investigation for allegedly beating a prisoner

Wikipedia Just Nailed the RW'ers Mental Disorder

A little inspiration and a dash of Photoshop go a long way.

FYI -- Links to Position Papers produced by the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and

Speaking of submarines......

I keep hearing, most recently on Anderson Cooper, that the left does the same thing as Brietbart.

US jobless claims, housing data point to worsening economy

Colorado State trooper investigated after witness claims unarmed man shot to death

How do you decide what topics to open and look at?

Who do want teaching your child?

Excessive force, false arrest among allegations in suit against city of Caro, police officer

Ask not what your country can do for you

Boston Globe editorial: Elizabeth Warren clear choice

Anthony Weiner calls out Democrats

The Rats of Bell, Ca, jumping ship (Manager, Police Chief quit)

Public sector losing jobs in this recession: report

Who thinks Sharron Angle and her ideas are generally different from other Republican politicians?

Veteran Reporter Daniel Schorr dead at 93

Means Test All Public Sector Employee Pensions

Local letter slams Amnesty International and Public Schools

Investigation ties military workers to child porn

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail. . .

Will media fall for Breitbart's attempt to spin his spectacular failure?

Anybody else hear the new RW meme on unemployment insurance recipients?

Salon has a very good article about Sherrod

This Is What Real Racism Looks Like.

Paul Krugman - "Addicted To Bush" On Republicans Opposing Obama By Celebrating Bush

Northwest Airlines flouted federal safety orders, not punished

Jon Stewart on Crossfire.

Ten Myths about Social Security

Parody, copyright law clash in online clip

USDA faces multiple racial discrimination lawsuits...

Black farmers group calls for White House help

Barney Frank Presses Obama To Appoint Elizabeth Warren To Head Consumer Bureau (VIDEO)

give some young people a listen!

Study: Ecstasy Treats PTSD

Refudiate it if you want, I coined a new term too-

Ok this is a question I have to Chancellor Rhee

Fatal end to pursuit (15 year old boy, dead)

This has been one of the Top Ten Best GD Days Ever

German Giants Flee Wall Street

Breitbart pissed off the wrong lady

Death threat called in to Grayson's DC office

As the Song Said "Nothing's Shocking Anymore"

Some insurers stop writing new coverage for kids

Just as every cop is a criminal and all the sinners saints Round Robin

Inhofe Still Sees 'Global Cooling'

You know you're getting old when:

Wedge Politics: A point about race and class and Breitbart and Sherrod

Has anyone in MSM been reporting on the "Cat Food Commission" -- ????

This Sharron Angle person is pitiful. She's barely functional...

Salon - "Politico's 'Age Of Rage': More Evidence That It Still Hasn't Figured Out Journalism"

Stop dumping on the Clinton wedding

The Missile From Hell

The Five Circles of Conservative Hell

Congress Formally Opens Investigation Into Beck Sponsor Goldline International

Being in a bad mood turns me into a conservative contrarian.

Man Will Appeal Prison Term for Lying During Seduction in Jerusalem

Man Will Appeal Prison Term for Lying During Seduction in Jerusalem

A non binding poll

MoJo's MacMcClelland Image - New Grand Isle, LA welcome sign

Just got a company email re: HCR...

Rwandan genocide law used to silence opposition parties...

Senate Democrats Give Up on Climate Bill

The End of The Line: Over fishing our oceans.

Video surfaces of sailboat struck by breaching whale

What truly separates the Democrats from the Republicans is that we,

Va senator calls for ending diversity programs

have we had a happy dance, yet? women. i missed it if we have.

SFPD Probes Brutality Claim In Arrest

Chuckles is not a strawman, but an accurate portrayal of the current state of Democratic leadership

The 5 Circles Of Conservative Hell

Could a school like this be coming to...

Wal-Mart to insert RFID tags in clothing beginning this August.

Obama needs to take a lesson from JFK...

State Dept. planning to field a small army in Iraq

Commentary: Time to confirm Jane Branstetter Stranch for Sixth Circuit

Bonnie lands near Miami, headed for Gulf oil spill

Quote of the day: the Republican agenda

This is what our populace is concerned about...sigh...

FL GOP legislature denies unemployment extension; Today, Crist signs Executive Order allowing it.

Cops Face Discipline For Lying About Force Used In Arrest

let's try republican logic: labor needs a tax cut to give them an incentive to work

God hates... comic books?

Right-wing conspiracy: Sherrod controversy "orchestrated" by the White House to "smear Breitbart"

A pack of cigarettes costs $12.65 in New York City.

Recycle theater

Tom Tancredo: Impeach Obama, Fox News: That's ridiculous

Holy Toe Jam! Dick Morris is in the Florida building.

some sort of digging critter has moved in under my house/HELP!

BP's changing lobbying disclosure amount? It figures.

New song by Rush (the band) is my new "Atheist Anthem"

Westoboro Baptist Church vs Comic Con

VIDEO: Sherrod on Wall St. Reform, DISCLOSE Act, and creating jobs in Ohio

Susan Collins Becomes Third GOP Senator To Announce Support For Elena Kagan

Haiti rebuilding delays raise concern

Good God...

Michele Bachmann: If GOP Wins House, "All We Should Do" is Issue Subpoenas

Anderson Cooper Gives Breitbart Cover by Painting the Left With the Right's Insane Brush

Doubts surface on North Korea's role in ship sinking

My thoughts about the use of my donations by America's 2nd Harvest, Doctors Without Borders, etc

State mandate: Clearwater's lifeguard station needs to be handicapped-accessible

nice use of tin foil...

A friend of mine shares his concerns as a Father of a Marine in Afghanistan

Texans: Did we execute an innocent man?

Glenn Beck calls Bears' Urlacher a Neo Nazi

Daniel Schorr, dead at 93

US bombs killed or injured 50 000 in Laos, survey finds

What's the most you can spend in one day without being offensive?

Have you received your Chelsea Clinton wedding invitation yet?

What Did Reagan Do To Make Us Energy Independet?

Please come CAPTION Andrew Breitbart, one of the ethically challanged. (Severely.)

Democracy Now daily email digest

An article from my local paper"Financial Reform" and America's March to Marxism

"It was NOT an edited tape!" - Dana the tea bagger from St Louis just said this on Larry King

My real life job hunting experience

A promise to our LEO fans on DU

San Diego ROCKS!-Super Heroes vs. the Westboro Baptist Church

"The disappointment in Obama is not caused by a flaw in his character but by two things: money and

Continuing the theme, Democrats shouldn't be wealthy....

I miss David Shuster...

LOL !!! -This Is Genious !!! - 'Woolsey Introduces Bill to Bring Back Public Option' - FDL

Why are right-wingers so paranoid about "reverse racism"?

BP Killing Off Horses On Public Land To Get Oil Leases

The real reason that we can't have the Ten Commandments posted in a courthouse

Why Does Corporate Media Still Ignore the Race-Based Resentment of Tea Partiers?

Why Does Corporate Media Still Ignore the Race-Based Resentment of Tea Partiers?

The Empire at Work: Vietnam's Forgotten War Victims

Senate Democrats regret supporting Roberts, Alito

Wow! Mika is really flogging RNC talking points this morning.

Toon: Who REALLY needs that money?

Defense officials investigated for child porn

Please tell me your initial reaction to this picture....

Please tell me your initial reaction to this picture....

City Manager of L.A. suburb, making $800K / year in city where 1 in 6 lives in poverty, resigns

Powered by lithium batteries, electric dragster convinces

Deepwater Horizon alarms were switched off 'to help workers sleep'

New Theory: Every black hole holds a hidden universe.

On weddings, social events and costs

Daniel Schorr has died.

Obama blamed Vilsack for firing Sherrod....

Who'll Die First!

Governor Sends Tornado Appeal To President (Strickland/OH)

Huffington Post sucks

Huffington Post sucks

Huffington Post sucks

Huffington Post sucks

Huffington Post sucks

Huffington Post sucks

Greenwald: Why is Eliot Spitzer described as "disgraced" when GOP johns and adulterers aren't?

We're "NOT RACIST", but...

The Deficit Commission, and How It Is Seen by Different People...

The Deficit Commission, and How It Is Seen by Different People...

Addicted to Bush - By PAUL KRUGMAN

Hate preachers lead to reduced support for equal marriage among Republicans, African-Americans in MD

Hate preachers lead to reduced support for equal marriage among Republicans, African-Americans in MD

How House Progressives Can Stop the Catfood Commission From Slashing Social Security

Boehner's unemployed brother sticks up for House leader's opposition to extending benefits

"Grassroots" Karl Rove group funded almost entirely by billionaires

"Grassroots" Karl Rove group funded almost entirely by billionaires

Obama Blames Media For His Administration's Firing Of Shirley Sherrod

"Countdown to Zero": Valerie Plame Wilson's new anti-nuke crusade

What kind of parent are you?

Matt Lauer is a HUGE horse's ass!!

Matt Lauer is a HUGE horse's ass!!

The DU Friday afternoon challenge question returns!

Friday Toons: Sherrod edition

Replace Rangel With Tasini Right Now

Abuse promoted in "the Way to Happiness" ad campaign?

Mouse steals leopard's lunch

NYC charter school fires teachers via FedEX.

Love your sisters today. For SISTER DAY: Beauty Out of Damage

Deepwater Horizon alarms were switched off 'to help workers sleep'

Doctor Gives Ocala Family Discharge Papers when they refuse to answer question

Really? Do you really give a serious shit about Chelsea Clinton's wedding? Really?

"She didn't dig herself out from under the bus to sit quietly in the back of it."

Park Police officer saves drowning dog

It's not the 2 million. It's DOMA.

Friday rant. Rude fucking PIGS and their cars.


Connecticut College Not Allowed to Replace Women’s Volleyball with Cheerleading

Texans: Did we execute an innocent man?

"Shirley Sherrod’s True Revelation"

Cancer rate in Fallujah worse than Hiroshima

Cancer rate in Fallujah worse than Hiroshima

So I was watching the History Channel yesterday and they had a segment on 'lost' American submarines

A $765 Beer… Served in a Dead Squirrel (that died of natural causes), 55% alcohol

Will Pitt has an article about dog whistles...

One of my local papers is at it again-re :The NAACP"

One of my local papers is at it again-re :The NAACP"

If we weren't at war ….

If we weren't at war ….

Ex-Pa. judge pleads guilty in kids-for-cash scheme

Ex-Pa. judge pleads guilty in kids-for-cash scheme

Obama says it's time to supplement your allowance..

Why you should eat Sardines twice a week

This made me smile

CBO: Public option could save $68 billion by 2020

"Grassroots" Rove-linked group funded almost entirely by billionaires

Will Pitt: The Dog Whistles

Bachmann: Subpoenas due when GOP regains House

How to reach Blue Cross after hours?

Closet Diet: Could you wear just 6 clothing items for a month?

Police: Dog bites man; man stabs dog (pit bull), charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.

On DU, where people like to pride themselves on logic and facts, how about this?

Why are Rachel & Ed pimping a dead media whore's unqualified son as a "journalist"??

Blinding DAZER LASER To Replace Police Tasers? (VIDEO)

North Korea threatens "physical response" to U.S. moves

Do you live paycheck to paycheck?

Staten Island Boy Accused of Murdering Family, Self in Gruesome Crime

Friday Harbor woman sues San Juan County; alleges police brutality, unlawful search and seizure

RANT on our Healht Care system

Phelps counter-protest: "God Hates Jedi", "Superman died for our sins" (pics)

How much did you or will you spend on your wedding or the wedding of a family member?

Maddow v Jonathan Alter: First Time I've seen Maddow Lose a Debate

Tyrone and Jane Deserve Health Care, Too: Why We Need a Public Option

Hard to believe it's been twenty years since this splendid day!

Could a school like this be coming to...

The failed presidency of Barack Obama

Comic-Con greets the Fred Phelps brigade

Zsa Zsa Gabor in critical condition, husband says

Desmond Tutu criticizes Obama, praises Bush over African AIDS commitment

Dr. Clarissa Pinkola-Estés, on publishing list of 1300 "Illegal" immigrant names

Alan Grayson: Final Score - Compassion 1, Bullying 0

What is the rationale for taxing earned wages at a higher rate than unearned investment gains?

A response to the DU meme against LEOs.


Fox News (EXCLUSIVE): 'Big Mexican Women' Are Helping Afghan Soldiers Go AWOL In U.S.!

The Vancouver Police Department must be the dumbest bunch of coppers around

Why Weddings Matter

You know what a big fancy $2 million dollar wedding does.....

Stuffy climate change denier insults University of St. Thomas

Why It's Wrong to Equate Military Service With Heroism

HRC says Obama administration is reinforcing 'ridiculous, offensive stereotypes' about gays

A DUer asked me whether I thought it was fair for the

One Reason Why Some Business Owners Won't Hire More Workers.

Maybe tranquilizer guns should replace tasers

Rhee fires 241 teachers today in DC. Last year 266 got the axe.

2010 Part Two


Palin Says Refudiate Appears in Fictionary

Man dressed as Darth Vader robs bank.

Self delete...

Ouch! I just got bitten by a spider. And then it had the nerve to run around on my arm and leg to

Should I post this or let it slide?

The most expensive thing at my wedding was the Witch.

Firm catering Clinton wedding admits paying $450 million in bonuses to its top executives

taking beer orders

Just heard a funny set of three songs on the radio.

The Time John Travolta's Fake Hair Ruined a Magazine Photo Shoot

Hocus Pocus

Pug sings "Batman" theme song ~ Video

Can you get the rabies from a mosquito?

108 and 113 degreat heat index next two days- Richmond VA

'Corpse flower' bloom could stink up Texas wedding

VOTE! your least favorite RUSH!

Scrabble word score calculator

It's Friday night (at last) and I'm feelin'

Oh... ... ... ...and ANOTHER spooky thing about Kali... ... ...

Oh... ... ... ...and ANOTHER spooky thing about Kali... ... ...

"Departures" Beautiful instant view Netflix movie

Any Enumerators working the NRFU VDC racket?

Can you get teh gay from a mosquito?

I'm performing a stand-up comedy routine for the first time in 7 years

Meek Men Post Here.

PIc from a friend of the rains in Milwaukee....

Mother Nature doesn't like us right now

I learned yesterday that I broke my foot in Namibia in February.

Most interesting lunch yesterday - it was a winner

knock knock

knock knock

who was that?

Anyone here actually GONE to a furry convention?

Best Game Ever

Never been a gum chewer before. Trident or Orbit?

Last Kodachrome roll processed in Parsons

Oh, I really wish I hadn't looked (graphic warning)

God hates SUVs!

And here's why I love my iPhone. (Edit: dial-up warning.)

Post an obscure quote from an unknown peasant in the 12th century and see if I can guess who it was.

The economy is so bad! "How bad is it?"

Crap! We are running out of internet addresses...

Is this an urban legend?

Heh! GD debating the suckitude of Rush (the band)

Has anyone here ever joined a Demonic Dating Service?

The Week's Best Late-Night Jokes and vote for best late-night comedian

delete dupe

some different radio

Quit pissing all over the toilet seat already!

Food Court Musical

Okay, now I'm at the second stage of my job application...

Happy Birthday Ichingcarpenter

OUCH! A lady crashed into me and ripped my toenail off.

I'm thinking of a number between 1 and 10

I farted out my penis today

When will Rum Diaries be released? -JDEPP!!!!

kIsses for the bear

Ladies And Gentlemen: The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain!

MOVE OVER Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese Sammich...It's The Halle Berry Tiny Pink Ghandi Gate Graffiti!

look what I found in my woodpile, ain't he cute?

My wedding cost $0 , we basically eloped

Anyone here actually seen GORN at a furry convention?

Lotso is a prick.

I have reached the end of the interwebs

What is a "Jackwagon?"

Ok, I've had enough. Government financed weddings is the only option left.

Bored and sitting in an airport again.

Your favorite malaprop?

DU does not look right unless one of my posts is near the top of the page.

Sleepy kitten + lap = "Zzzzz..."

Volvo drivers now easy prey for ax murderers



How do ya feel today? Youtube Music links

How do ya feel today? Youtube Music links

This is what's fun about Facebook

Kitty wanted my dinner, but I'm tired of her messing up the bed

Can you please vote to help our band win the People's Choice award in D.C.?

Wow. Check out this firestorm over in GD

Dangit, another day and I'm still not filthy rich

The Clintons Need Your Help. How Can They Save A Few Bucks On Chelsea's Wedding?

Me and Lucy explore the sweet spot (pics)

Hand sanitizer?

Cows & Cows & Cows

One of the cats peed on the dog's chew toy

What do you label someone who likes to take notes?

Cool newer group=New Young Pony Club

I cut their faces off then I ripped out their

keeping up with...

Ladies and gentlemen... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... a picture of my taint.

Brad Pitt to star in 'World War Z,' the big screen adaptation of Max Brooks' novel

What's the most appropriate place on DU to discuss...

July photo contest finals: "Now That's Funny!" Come vote!

some sort of digging critter has moved in under my house/HELP!

The cast of Big Bang Theory is at Comic-Con today

Bi-Tu? Tu-Bi? Who cares. Shakira thumbs her nose at convention in half tutu / half bikini

Canine Good Citizenship certification

I just reunited a dog with its owner!!!

Who is your town's most infamous celebrity?

Guess how many 3-legged cats I saw today!

Who is your town's most famous celebrity?

Peruvian presidential candidate courts votes in NJ

Montana Same-Sex Couples Sue State for Legal Protections for Their Families Seven Couples Seek Equal

Democrats getting primary calls from Obama

U.S. issues travel alert for Kenya, citing al-Shabaab

Anti-mosque protests on the rise, say Muslim advocates

US wades into thorny Asian disputes

US wades into thorny Asian disputes

Senate returns $60B stripped out war bill to House

House Dems pitch public option as deficit buster; CBO estimates $68B savings

TRENDING: Limbaugh says Fox News 'caved' in Sherrod coverage

TRENDING: Limbaugh says Fox News 'caved' in Sherrod coverage

Former Congresswoman(R) Abandons Car in Congressional Garage

Army discharges critic of 'don't ask' policy

Families flee homes in face of xenophobic violence (South Africa)

DISCLOSE Act Up For Tuesday Vote

Top Banks Paid $1.6 Billion in Excessive Bonuses, U.S. Finds

BP accused of 'buying academic silence'

Scientists team up to attack Louisiana's Gulf oil spill berm plan

Journalism Legend Daniel Schorr Dies At 93

Amazon losing 1,500 sq km each year

U.S. upgrades diplomatic ties with Palestinians in bid to woo Abbas

Oil Rig Alarm Was Not Fully Turned On, Worker Says

Police officer killed, another person injured in Taylor, MI shootout

Obama, world leaders taken to task as AIDS meeting ends

Soldier charged with killing family in Alaska

2 arrested at likely NY Clinton wedding site

Tax `Shenanigans' Turn U.S. Sales to Foreign Income With Billions Offshore

More of the Rich Run as Populist Outsiders

Rangel says he's ready to fight ethics charges

Black hopes to return to Canada

Transcript: Kerry Joins Reid, Browner to Discuss Energy, Climate Legislation...

(Australia) No Minister: 90% of web snoop document censored to stop 'premature unnecessary debate'

Chip Reid on the President's "strategy" on Shirley Sherrod

A really good take on the Sherrod affair with a little bit of time for

Goldman Sachs Said to Give AIG-Hedging List to Investigators

What I haven't seen explored is the fact that Drudge created Breitbart

The President gets credit for multitasking

152 arrested at San Francisco hotel protest

Williams resigns as Tea Party Express spokesman

Technician: Deepwater Horizon warning system disabled

Here we go AGAIN with the enthusiasm gap bullshit polling

BP Hires Prison Labor to Clean Up Spill While Coastal Residents Struggle

Some find irony in Shirley Sherrod's USDA incident - proven bigots still at work

Angle not making any friends among the Nevada media

Obama Blames Media For His Administration's Firing Of Shirley Sherrod

Catholic sex scandal as undercover reporter 'films priests at gay clubs and having casual flings'

7.4 EQ in the Philippines

Va senator calls for ending diversity programs

The RW doesn't seem to understand this is not 1994.

Democrats getting primary calls from Obama

If Sarah Palin is the nominee in 2012, then Obama will win at least 40 states

So now it will be Obama's fault if Reid looses in NV. blame Obama for everything JESUS!!!

** Early Heads Up: POTUS to Deliver Remarks on the Economy, 12:05pm edt **

V.A. Easing Rules for Users of Medical Marijuana

Woman in 911 call says she strangled her autistic children

US jazz singer Al Jarreau critically ill in France


White House: Unemployment at 9% until 2012

Ford Beats Expectations With $2.6B Profit In 2nd Quarter; Highest Gain In 6 Years

Norm Coleman may challenge Steele for RNC Chair

Why Does Fox News Have More Power Than Any Progressive in the Country? - By Cenk Uygur

New York Times Praises Fox False Alarm Caller

How a 2012 Senate race between Bill Nelson & Jeb Bush in FL might play out (PPP Poll)

Do "Obama is the BEST PRESIDENT EVAR" threads belong in the Fantasy Literature forum

(Ne Attorney General Jon) Bruning: Abortion law flawed

Angry white man WHAT!!!!!!

LA Senate: New poll puts Dem within a point of Vitter

FDA reports slew of problems at Johnson & Johnson plant

Frank: ‘No one can stop’ Obama from nominating Warren

Journalism Legend Daniel Schorr Dies At 93

**** Heads Up: POTUS Speaks On the Economy, Live 12:05pm EDT ****

KY-SEN POLL: Conway within three points of Rand Paul, 41/38.

Some insurers stop writing new coverage for kids

US and UK locked in standoff over Senate's Lockerbie investigation

CNN Poll shows 60% of Americans think some, most or almost all Teabaggers are racist

The professional wrestling match between Obama and the US Chamber of Commerce, WaPo as announcers

Obama touts ‘enormous progress’ as he urges focus on economy

(R)as WV-SEN POLL: Manchin 51, Raese 35.

Krugman on Republicans: Addicted to Bush

Ezra Klein makes the case for the new public option

Manufacturers: Passage of Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Is Victory for Job Creation

Senate control could come down to Crist and Lieberman

I feel relieved that Obama personally apologised to Sherrod

CA-3 challenger says Dems haven't moved U.S. forward.

Kerry interview on climate bill. Also, other views: pessimism and optimism

Clyburn Teases Biden

Allegations against Venezuela should be taken seriously: US

White House predicts record $1.47 trillion deficit

White House Touts Oil Industry Transparency in Financial Reform Bill

*TIMING* just 2 weeks until Congress recesses

Once the whining about a particular person reaches critical mass. I tend to get behind the guy.

CBS: Obama Changes Tune on Paying for Unemployment Benefits Extension

India unveils $35 computer for students

Elaine Marshall ahead of Burr (37-35)

More on the Republican National Committee's disarray and likely illegal accounting practices

"Biden rips GOP, Tea Party at fundraiser"

Bell City Manager Paid Twice President Obama's Salary Resigns

Why didn't Luke Russert report that Rangel called him to apologize until AFTER Rangel revealed it?

why does Anderson Cooper always say "some on the left" when discussing right wing scum

Wireless phone group sues San Francisco over radiation law

I am sick and tired of the President being called on to lead on issues of race

CIVICS LESSON: The White House does NOT determine who sits in the WH Press Room.

An acorn eventually grows into an oak tree, so...

Politico editor defends puffing up Breitbart

Biden: 'The heavy lifting is over'

The smart, the cool, the collected

Why Palin Won't Run for President

Is there *any* evidence that Duncan's "Race to the Top" will improve education?

Obama Signs Bill Restoring Jobless Benefits

Gov Dean: If you keep the hope alive, if you don't go into despair, change is still possible

Obama to visit Detroit auto plants

President Obama Says His Daughters Will Soon Be Available for Babysitting

Kent Conrad: Some Republicans want Obama to fail

wow Charlie Rangel is pretty much a crooked scumbag

X-post: July photo contest finals: "Now That's Funny!" Come vote!

'Penny for your thoughts'

Has Senator Webb lost his damn mind?

Spill Is Plugged, UE Benefits Extended, Sherrod Got Apology, and Finance Reform Passed Into Law

Do "Obama killed the public option" threads belong in the 911 forum

Van Jones: "Barack Obama volunteered to be the captain of the Titanic AFTER it hit the iceberg"

Van Jones tells netroots to knock off the bullshit

The Roots of Obama's pundit delusion

Once a Leader, U.S. Lags in Attaining College Degrees

President Barack Hussein Obama: who thinks he has

Mass. Sen. Kerry Docks Family's New $7M Yacht In Rhode Island, Saving $500,000 In Taxes

Missing the Message

Thom Hartmann goes after Tea Party activist for destroying the middle class

Young Turks: Cenk Rips Glenn Beck's Crazy Jesus & Jews Comments

Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan on the Greenhouse effect

Mildly Relevant News: John Boehner's Three Step Plan To Shed Liberal Fat!

HEY! Boehner! Remember the previous Skidmark-In-Chief named GEORGE W. BUSH??? Try blaming HIM.

Sesame Pete

"What Was My Father's Crime?" Afghan Tells Story of His Father's Killing in a U.S. Night Raid

Rethink Afghanistan War (Part 2): Pakistan

The Democratic Party vs. the Republican Party ~ Who really cares about America? Part two

Rage Against the Machine to Raise Money to Fight Arizona Immigration Law

Shirley Sherrod: Breitbart Is A Racist Who'd "Like To Get Us Stuck Back In The Time Of Slavery"

THE VIEW: Shirley Sherrod Responds ( part 1 )

Afghanistan: Worse Than Vietnam?

President Obama Apologizes to Shirley Sherrod

Sharron Angle Gets Questioned By A Real Reporter And Nearly Has A Breakdown

The One Thing Breitbart Got Right

The Democratic Party vs. the Republican Party ~ Who really cares about America? Part one

Church Protests Comic Con, Nerds Fight Back

Ed Schultz Tears into Conservative Media over Shirley Sherrod

Anderson Cooper Ruins Reasonably Good Exposé Of Breitbart With Yet More False Equivalencies

The One Thing Breitbart Got Right

Top Five Tweets Netroots Nation July 22, 2010

Get Back To The 'Exact Same Agenda

And she's off! Sharron Angle flees press!

Grist's David Roberts On Busting The Filibuster

Unemployment Extension Thursday July 22 2010 HR4213. Bill signed

DEA Violates Obama's Marijuana Pledge

Mike Malloy - Glenn Beck Is Instructing His Audience To Kill Liberals...Again

Partners in Crime: Fox News Figures Aided & Abetted Breitbart's Racial Deception

TYT: "White Man's Bitch" Comments By WI Candidate

First Day Highlights at Netroots 2010

Band Plays On 07-22-2010

Basquiat's Celebrity No Protection from Racism

Arguing with Andrew Breitbart, The Movie

Matthew Simmons Discusses BP's Oil Leak in Gulf of Mexico

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow: Against overwhelming polling, Truman desegregated military

Midweek Politics: Racist Teabagger Mark Williams Goes Off in Private Email Exchange with Show

AZ Gov is scaring tourist says hotel industry over SB1070; Hurting Local Economy

Rep. Kirsten Sinema on AZ Governor Jan Brewer

Ed Schultz :GOP Serious About Obstruction

Thom Hartmann - Is BP slaughtering the West's Wild Horses? With Madeleine Pickens

Ed Schultz Rips White House At Netroots Nation

Rachel Maddow takes out Bill O the clown

Daniel Schorr on learning he was on President Nixon's "enemies" list

Shep Smith Rips Fox News & Obama Over Sherrod

The Real Carly Fiorina

Too Old for a Job, Too Young for Social Security

Alvin Greene On the Scene Music Video

Cenk Of TYT Reviews Fin-Reg Law On MSNBC

BP Rep Responds to Dispersant Use in the Gulf .. sort of

Papantonio: Feinberg is Working for BP

Young Turks: Cenk Gives Good News On Obama Accomplishment

KPHO: AZ Gov Brewer & The CCA private prison $$$$$ connection! (new 10pm segment)

Shirley Sherrod, the Media and Conservative Fantasies

BP Hires Prison Labor to Clean Up Spill While Coastal Residents Struggle

America Can't Afford its Empire

Andrew Breitbart's New Target: Sen. SHERROD BROWN

Action List for the Newly Unemployed

Greek Mythology: The Real Story of the European Debt Crisis

Sharron Angle runs from Nevada press - watch amusing local news story

Slaying the US intelligence behemoth ( Middle East )

Banking Under the Dodd-Frank Act

Help Me Understand the Right. Really. — By Kevin Drum

George W. Bush: Screwup-in-Chief, 2001-2008 (Bruce Bartlett, former Reagen/Bush1 advisor)

Jeffrey Epstein, billionare sex offender, goes free

Federal Report Faults Banks on Huge Bonuses

Health Gap "Wider Than in Great Depression"..(In Great Britian) BBC reports:

Wes Clark on Cyberwar, The Economist, video

State Plans to Eliminate 170,000 Canada Geese

Hidden America: The Impoverished (Ann Curry)

Too many laws, too many prisoners

America, There Is a Better Way: It’s Called Germany

Paul Krugman's NYT Op-Ed, "Addicted to Bush" ("G.O.P. wants his policies & governing style back")

Why Obama will nominate Warren (Felix Salmon)

Showboating on The Weekend Economists July 23-25, 2010

Ford AppLink lets jerks use Twitter while driving

Strippers, Booze and Race Riots: BP’s Cleanup Workers Run Amok in Grand Isle

Diversity and the Myth of White Privilege (Sen Jim Webb)

Moscow heatwave breaks 29-year record

Peak oil notes - July 22

Drumbeat: July 23, 2010

Archimede's Molten Salts Show the Future is Bright for Concentrating Solar Power

Hands-off approach to oiled marshes — strategic or chaotic?

Power boost explored for Don Pedro (Off-channel pumped hydro proposed downstream of Hetch Hetchy)

MSHA, State Officials Dismiss Massey's "Act Of God" PR On Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster

Nature - Study Suggests Arctic Ocean Saturated W. Carbon, Unable To Absorb More

Whitebark Pine - Key Tree Species In Rocky Mountain West - "Functionally Gone" In Yellowstone

7/23 8:00 EDT TS Bonnie 75 E Marathon FL Max Sust 40 1008 Mb - Heading Right For Deepwater, MS Delta

Blue-Green Algae Mat In Baltic Sea Reaches 377,000 Square Kilometers: Hypoxia, Anoxia Spreading

SA - World's Oceans Took 260,000 Years To Rebound From Acidity Of Atmospheric CO2 Content @ 800 PPM

British climate change skeptic attacks St. Thomas professor

Cap and Trade is Dead (Really, Truly, I'm Not Kidding). Who's to Blame?

Outpacing U.S., China now the world’s largest gorger of energy

South Beach club at center of NCAA probe

Don Ohlmeyer rips ESPN a new one over LeBrongate.

Well. Lookee here. The Big Ten is the cleanest league, by far, in College hoops

Major excitement at Camden Yards!

They sure don't have to paint the seats often at Sun Life Stadium. Part 2

Barry Bonds gets another reprieve in perjury trial

Cowboys 1st-round pick Bryant avoids holdout, inks $11.8M deal

Peruvian presidential candidate courts votes in NJ

Chavez Stalled In Bid To Seize Venezuela Food Firm

A-Rod is going for Home Run #600 this weekend...

Honduras, Iran, and the Propaganda Model

Tampa lawmaker: End Cuba travel curbs [a Florida First!]

Peru Tries to Expel Critic of Development Policy

IMF cancels Haiti's $268m debts and agrees $60m loan

Why Russian tourists are returning to Cuba

DUFantasizers Season 2- Fantasy Football

Paralyzed Cuban political prisoner headed to US

SEC is powerless against agents

The Ugly Racial History of Gun Control

"The more natural reading of the 2nd Amendment was to limit the right to bear arms"

Citizens advised to arm themselves ...

Flamingo Awards

Detroit black gay pride festival celebrates its 15th anniversary

Alan Chambers ex-gay minister rejoyces at gay couple's split

This weird story appears to have gone on the down-low.

I have never seen "True Blood" but I just might have to start checking him...I mean it out

LGBT voters approve of Obama’s performance: poll

Sonoma County No. 2 'gayest' area in U.S.

Watching Rachel Maddow: ONLY 7% of the military wanted de-segregation of the military in 1947

Beware! HUGE NOM crowd in Columbus, OH!

Best Wedding Cake EVAR!

AFA Launches Home Depot Boycott

Former US Army Lt. Dan Choi: "It's the absolute duty of my life to fight this"

**July photo finals are up in GD**

Death of Film: Last Roll of Kodachrome Processed

Double Standard Watch: J Street's McCarthyism

Three Spaniards file charges over Israel flotilla raid

Longest Eclipse Ever: Airplane Chases the Moon’s Shadow

NASA Telescope Finds Elusive Buckyballs in Space for First Time

DOT Turns Underused Waterways Into Marine Highways

Peru archaeologists find hall for human sacrifice

How Does a Heat Wave Affect the Human Body? (SciAm)

The Edge of Knight

Tiny Glider Emulates Birds by Perching on Wire

MarsCuriosity is taking its first test drive in the clean room right NOW Live

Caribbean monkey skull baffles scientists

Any physics majors aboard? I need to understand what is meant

What's that you say: Sister monument to Stonehenge may have been found

Magnetic Nanoparticles Remove Ovarian Cancer Cells from the Abdominal Cavity

Study finds structural brain alterations in patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Talk about Pluto in Capricorn...

The final Saturn/Uranus opposition on July 26

Xpost/ For Sister Day: Beauty Out of Damage

The Link Between Marijuana and Schizophrenia

Amish and Hutterites have unusually high rates of breast cancer and juvenile leukemia. ~ Pubmed

More Time Spent Sitting Linked to Higher Risk of Death