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Archives: January 5, 2011

"Tea party' freshmen embrace status quo"

"Tea party' freshmen embrace status quo"

I Think I Know What Killed The Birds........

More raunchy videos surface from the USS Enterprise (unedited versions) (Updated link)

Phil Roe (R-TN) just told another healthcare whopper.

Cold snaps blamed for dead fish found floating in Spruce Creek (FL)

Censored Huckleberry Finn prompts political correctness debate

Since the President "negotiated with hostage takers"...

Since the President "negotiated with hostage takers"...

Extenze Settles a False Advertising Suit; Now the FTC Should Go After Jimmy Johnson

Extenze Settles a False Advertising Suit; Now the FTC Should Go After Jimmy Johnson

Extenze Settles a False Advertising Suit; Now the FTC Should Go After Jimmy Johnson

UAE Censors Ban the Film "Black Swan"

'Very large' fish kill reported in bay/ Cold believed cause for 2 million dead spot, croakers

Woman pleads guilty in $4.7M NJ mortgage fraud

Pentagon Gets Approval for Modest Growth in Budget Plan for Fiscal 2012

Food Supply Co, Employing Former Head of Defense Contracting Agency, Wins $4 Billion No-Bid Contract

(Defense Logistics) Agency extends contract for firm that hired its former director

War is a Drug: Washington's 30-Year High

How Schwartzenegger Screwed California

Know what I just can't hear enough about?

Know what I just can't hear enough about?

Know what I just can't hear enough about?

OK, GOPers in Congress are "investigating" Obama, reading the Constitution,

Roger Ebert's new show starts soon

"Speaker Boehner" vs. "Pelosi"....

About 300 Tennessee soldiers leaving for Iraq

The GOP House's Opening Act: Making a Statement -- Or Making a Mockery?

As the GOP takes over the House of Representatives, I know I speak for all of DU when I say....

SEC Censors Document on How It Censors Documents

Hauppauge food bank to hand out Snuggies (w/pic)

Montel Williams cited after marijuana pipe found at airport

Fed can lend money to US companies and stipulate investing it inside the US

GOP will break its own new rules next week with vote to repeal HCR

the media is enlightening america....

Instead of reading the constitution out loud, Congress needs to get busy finding jobs. nt

Resilience is the New Watchword

Repealing health-care reform would cost hundreds of billions of dollars -- and Eric Cantor knows it

Republicans' Radical Plans for Budget Could Threaten the Economic Security of Millions

Republicans' Radical Plans for Budget Could Threaten the Economic Security of Millions

The great impending OMG of 2011, By Mark Morford

Cool pics from the space station

The Supreme Court's cranky ideologue

Danged if I know!

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Resigning After State Of Union Speech; Will Become Outside

Tuna fetches record 32.49 mil. yen at year's 1st auction in Tokyo

Former teacher given 25-year term in sex sting

Former teacher given 25-year term in sex sting

'Golden-voiced' homeless man lands radio spot

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Leadership By Drama Queenery

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Leadership By Drama Queenery

Boner has a spot to hang out and relax....

Boner has a spot to hang out and relax....

Corporate Infusion: What the Tea Party’s Really Serving America

Corporate Infusion: What the Tea Party’s Really Serving America

Incoming House GOPer Solicits Deregulation Wishlist From Major Corporations

Facebook Fund Tests SEC Resolve

You might be a security risk/untrustworthy if you are ---- unhappy

Mayor calls $3,000 dinner tab 'unacceptable'

pompous prick

pompous prick

Next Obama chapter: Change coming to White House

Guardian UK: World food prices enter 'danger territory' to reach record high

Report: Bachmann Considering Run For President!

What's With The Supreme Court Justices Roberts & Scalia Cozying Up ......

NOM: grassroots or astroturf?

NOM: grassroots or astroturf?

Scalia to TSA Gropers: Women are not protected by the Constitution, so Grope Away!

Beyond Sprawl: Part One

America’s Infrastructure Deficit

Don’t Count on Tomorrow: The New Credo for the Unemployed

Just a whore: John ROBERTS, from CBS to CNN to Faux Propaganda Network

U.S. Companies Added 297,000 Jobs in December, ADP Says

Republicans are Popping Out of the Woodwork Praising Social Security Cuts

Republicans are Popping Out of the Woodwork Praising Social Security Cuts

(former MN Guv) Pawlenty tries the Brawny Guy look

So, do you think when the Pukes read the Constitution

Congressman Boner, day FIVE 2011, where are the jobs YOU promised us?

In Wheeler's final days, details of a disheveled man

Why will Democrats fare better in 2012? Do you think they will?

Hugo wants celebs who love him as ambassador. How'bout Naomi CAMBELL?!1

(AP) Gibbs leaving White House

Arizona State Lawmaker Proposes Citizen-Militia Force To Patrol Border

The 'Fallout' Of The CIA's Race To Get A. Q. Khan

The 'Fallout' Of The CIA's Race To Get A. Q. Khan

Martin Ssempa (Pastor who is now fugitive) may have paid Ugandan tabloid to out people as gay

King Won’t Give Up His Government Health Care, But Applauds Those Who Do ‘For Standing On Principle’

King Won’t Give Up His Government Health Care, But Applauds Those Who Do ‘For Standing On Principle’

Former Thomas girlfriend has book deal for a "sexually driven" memoir.

Do roads pay for themselves? Well, no

Republicans take over House; massive fish and bird kills around country

Mass bird death mystifies Swedish town

On another gripe, re: the USS Enterprise

What time is the vote on fillibuster reform?

ahhh.. CSpan

ahhh.. CSpan

Real-life superhero fights crime in Seattle

All of a sudden...

Top ten things you won't hear as the Pigs enter the House

Limbaugh is preaching on the righteousness of reading the Constitution..

Limbaugh is preaching on the righteousness of reading the Constitution..

So sick of hearing "Obamacare" this week...

Cheney may been a heart transplant

Cheney may been a heart transplant

Will Boehner urge republicans to vote against raising the debt limit? From what I see, he is

I'm really trying to avoid seeing news coverage of the Congress today

I'm really trying to avoid seeing news coverage of the Congress today

You always hear that health care is a good field to go into. And it may be so.

GOP [to a very skinny Democrat]: You're fat.

Sorry ADP, Not Everyone Believes the Economy Created 297,000 Jobs

Will Alec Baldwin Run for Office?

Will Alec Baldwin Run for Office?

Virginia DMV Revokes World's Greatest License Plate

Wikipedia To Remain Ad-Free

Can someone please poke holes in the correlation- Bush's aide's death and the birds?

I remember the USSR, I miss it too.

World Net Daily: Homos And The Muslim Brotherhood Have Taken Over CPAC 2011

OK, what are the odds on Boehner sobbing and blubbering today?

OK, what are the odds on Boehner sobbing and blubbering today?

OK, what are the odds on Boehner sobbing and blubbering today?

For that special someone on your list who has practically everything

For that special someone on your list who has practically everything

It's official: Electing Republicans is like a dog eating it's own vomit.

Frogs, sardines, jellyfish and alligators. Oh, my!

Enzyte-Geist: Or, how to keep the status quo up for longer than four hours.

Enzyte-Geist: Or, how to keep the status quo up for longer than four hours.

Left out again

Left out again

Left out again

Chuck Todd is trying to make the 18 dem votes against Pelosi as a major crisis. nt

That didn't take long. He's not even down the aisle and is blubbering.

Times are tough all over: Saks Fifth Avenue to close in Denver

Glad to see N. Pelosi is wearing bright blue. (wore purple when sworn in as Speaker)

To what extent should those enforcing the law listen to their own consciences?

Hahahaha!! Even Huffington Post gets the Boehner Jokes

GOP Rep. Mulvaney, Against Raising Debt Ceiling, Admits He Doesn’t ‘Know’ What Will Happen If It Isn

GOP Rep. Mulvaney, Against Raising Debt Ceiling, Admits He Doesn’t ‘Know’ What Will Happen If It Isn

Get ready for blubbering.

Get ready for blubbering.

Pelosi is going out fighting -- hammering home the Dem accomplishments. nt

Chin is quivering, I see tears!!!!

Hundreds of dead birds discovered in E. Texas

If I were a Dem in the House, I'd make it part of my j.o.b. to get Boehner to

Wheb does the Senate consider rules changes?

Is MetroPCS 4G a Wallled Garden Without Skype and Netflix?

Drunky McOrangeglo becomes Weeper of the House, talks about "peoiple" but means "megabusinesses"

Howard Dean fires his Truth Cannon

Howard Dean fires his Truth Cannon

I wanna see Bachmann and Palin in the GOP presidential primaries

LOL Pelosi is giving a VICTORY SPEECH! Brag Nancy, Brag!

How the Recession Changed Us (in chart form from The Atlantic)

When is the media going to ask..

It is as if a feather were down my throat, activating my gag reflex . . . . .

Tweety et al - please spare me the beatitudes

"Do what the people ask us to do" Boehner

"Do what the people ask us to do" Boehner

Cell Phone Butt Dial Leads To Hilarious (For Us) 30-Person SWAT Team Intervention

Why is Joe Scarborough on the House floor?

WikiLeaks: the latest developments (posted 1-5-11 by Simon Jeffery @ The Guardian)

Swearing in ceremony for Senate. Biden makes me smile.

Swearing in ceremony for Senate. Biden makes me smile.

Swearing in ceremony for Senate. Biden makes me smile.

New "R" Govs want to bring middle class people down to poverty levels

LOLOL: Michele Bachmann flirting with White House bid (Salon)

Anyone else getting a phone call requesting that you call your Senator

Anyone else getting a phone call requesting that you call your Senator

Anyone else getting a phone call requesting that you call your Senator

God Bless John Boehner........

So help me out here - just how is Boehner and the GOP gonna repeal healthcare

Scalia, one of corporate America’s biggest friends on SCOTUS, just killed corporate personhood

Administration reverses on end-of-life counseling

Bullied at School for Being Gay? The U.S. Justice Department 'Won't Stand for It'

dr death returns

What's the riff between Pelosi and Wasserman-Schultz that Andrea Mitchell alluded

Is It Midnight in America?

Retranslated Transcript of Boners Accepatance speech...

Senator Harry Reid blocks action on filibuster reform move by Senate Democrats

Response from my Congressman (Inslee) re: the Tax Bill:

How will Boehner's term as speaker end?

Chemical fire in Moerdijk, The Netherlands (pics - dial up warning)

The Weeping Boner has a heart

How Wall St. execs bankrolled GOP victory

How Wall St. execs bankrolled GOP victory

Tim Geithner, Fannie, And Freddie Are Getting Slammed For The New Stealth Bailout Of Bank Of America

DU 10th Anniversary Questions - How did you find DU

As Limbaugh Eats Himself, I Wet My Pants...

Walmart: 80 percent made in China

Prominent Republicans Openly Back a Terrorist Group: Why Aren't the "GOP Four" Arrested?

All sobs, no jobs

Republicans Ask Businesses Which Rules to Rewrite

Did Boehner's staff secretly swear allegiance to Rev. Moon?

'Lost' Fans Win at Mega Millions. Coincidence or End of Days?

deleted - aleady posted

The 'Luxury Prime': How Luxury Changes People

‘Don’t ask,’ surf and turf

Okay this can't be true (about Congress' debt)

Ships Trapped off Russia's Coast

"Clearly, whatever it is, this is no democracy we are living in today."

Blasphemy laws: alive and well in the U.S.? LINK FIXED

Ratigan is tearing this ReTHUG a new one

Did we already raise taxes on the rich starting in 2013 through the Health Care Reform bill?

Happy New Year?

Super Big Gulp fan says 7-Eleven duping the public out of 4 ounces

Mephistophelian premise:

Mephistophelian premise:

Michael Moore - here is my challenge to you...

Twelfth Night

Boner just made a hell of an "entrance" in the House , there

Ted with the golden voice. Complete new image.

Love you Joan Walsh

Anyone gonna get a kick outta Rethug's sisyfusian task list?

HEY CRYBABY BONER, you took the oath, WHERE ARE THE JOBS

House GOP ends floor voting rights for delegates

There were 20 Dem defectors who didn't vote for Pelosi! Nice statement, assholes. nt

NYC Snowstorm Reveals Icy Relations Between Albany, Public Workers

John Boehner and the Republicans want to decimate everything...

Toon: Not Ours!

New Tea Party Sen. Mike Lee: ‘I Understand The Logic’ Of A Health Insurance Mandate

I've been out of work for...

m$nbc homepage.....turtle gets top billing

m$nbc homepage.....turtle gets top billing

The orange fugger is crying already

To quote Mike Malloy, "Did I say yet how much I hate these people?"

Massive Problem: We cannot write to congresspeople outside our district.

Who is the longest serving congresswoman?

Clowns Killed In Alleged Drug Gang Hit In Mexico

Howard Kurtz: Affirmative Action Balances Out Being Called 'Black Slut'

Is It Mourning in America?

Laid-off Gary firefighter panhandles on street

caption this Pelosi & Boehner pic...

Ratigan is calling BS on a Republican for spreading the meme that repealing the

Tweety says you won't see Pelosi and Hoyer within twenty feet of eachother.

Video: Dean at Monitor breakfast..don't let the door hit them in the you know what on the way out.

Florida's New Phony Governor and His 'Security' - Limits Press Access

Amendments to health reform repeal filed by Dems to force vote

Do republicans really believe

Tea Party Billionaire David Koch Entertains Newly Elected Republicans On The First Day Of The New Co

Demand Net neutrality as a basic right

Funds misuse, nepotism feared at Texas charter schools

Michele Bachmann Plans Iowa Trip; Is a 2012 Bid on Tap?

BBC Reports Onion Style,Israeli Vulture is Detained for being spy.

Glenn Beck Calls for Revolution - Says Left Wants a Violent Revolution

NY Post (bletch) is in a tizzy about the President's vacation attire

That's Bold

U.S. Alters Rule on Paying for End-of-Life Planning

White Use of the Word “N---er” Goes to Court

White Use of the Word “N---er” Goes to Court

Oddest interview questions of 2010.

Tweety can't go one show without a little love for Palin. I swear to god if

Tweety can't go one show without a little love for Palin. I swear to god if

2,000,000 fish in chesapeake bay now being reported.

I think the people who were polled regarding Gov Christie beating president Obama...

Service Sector Grows at Fastest Pace in Four Years

Service Sector Grows at Fastest Pace in Four Years

Principal critical after school shooting in Nebraska

Principal critical after school shooting in Nebraska

Rep Louise Slaughter:And so the fight begins: Fighting Republican attempts to turn back

Let's start an email campaign.......

Navy Investigation Over Lewd Videos Expands To Offender's Superiors

Navy Investigation Over Lewd Videos Expands To Offender's Superiors

"The American's are in Charge, now" WTF? The corporations and wealthy are

Al Sharpton on Ed: Enough weight loss, Al!

Howard Dean: tea party is 'last gasp' of generation that fears diversity

One in 13 Georgians is behind bars

From shoddy premises to final 'failure,' a look at the War on Drugs

Poll: Virginia tea party supporters very conservative, very white (surprise, surprise!)

More than 100 protest oil pipeline

Retracted autism study an 'elaborate fraud,' British journal finds

State Lawmakers Take On Birthright Citizenship

Did Boehner get wood when Nancy kissed him?

About These Dead Birds

opposition to Afghanistan war remains high

opposition to Afghanistan war remains high

Babe creator Dick King-Smith dies aged 88

2nd report of hundreds of dead birds in Kentucky

Has anyone noticed that the MSM is making a huge deal out of the "New 112th Congress" Thing?

Has anyone noticed that the MSM is making a huge deal out of the "New 112th Congress" Thing?

Guardian UK: Meet the House of Representatives of 2011: bland, far-right and corporate

Song for Bradley Manning ( video)

Got an "invitation" in the morning mail to borrow $7,500 - at only 20.18%

I didn't know that they "vote" in the Sepaker -- as now on C-Span. So if we

New Huckleberry Finn edition censors 'n-word'

Boehner cries again (and again, and again)

Republican-Hood: Steal from the Workers; Pander to the Rich

BP, Transocean, Halliburton blamed by presidential Gulf oil spill commission

The Republicans spent the afternoon reading the Constitution out loud...

The GOP Needs To Tell The Truth About Their Views On The Constitution

The GOP Needs To Tell The Truth About Their Views On The Constitution

The GOP Needs To Tell The Truth About Their Views On The Constitution

A temporarily insane Congressman

What's happening with Senate filibuster rules?

Tea bagging welfare queens.

Tea bagging welfare queens.

Butt-dialing Mistake Sends SWAT Team To Winnetka School

Dick Cheney has no pulse

I, for one, am grateful for all the work done by Former Speaker Pelosi

Pelosi Jokes About Boehner's Gavel

Ed just pointed out that Boehner did not mention jobs once during his speech today.

Wildlife Responds to Republican Takeover of House by Dying

100 million a year could be saved by bringing congressional pensions in line with private pensions

"The Modest Filibuster Reform Package"

Is this a stupid idea?

"Reid, McConnell Form Working Group on Confirming Nominees"

Republican control of the House will last two years...

School Shooter's Last Facebook Update: 'Ur Gonna Here About the Evil I Did'

LOL

Google Map of Recent Mass Animal Deaths

Google Map of Recent Mass Animal Deaths

Just a little fun tonight to make it a bit better!

House GOP to waste $1m reading US Constitution

The GOPs Charlie Rangel

Right-wing hate continues...

Bwahahaha! Keith Olbermann says "It's morning sickness in America!"

Wonderful story. Ted Williams, Homeless Internet Sensation, Offered Job & House by Cavaliers

Chances Boehner Gets Republicans voted Out

Chances Boehner Gets Republicans voted Out

Wyden, Merkley Tackle Senate Rules

There is some new home construction going on around this area

Nature of MSM coverage

Howie Dean says he likes KOs suggestion re Karen Finey

Homeless man with radio voice has offer

Homeless man with radio voice has offer

Arizona to the poor and working-class who need organ transplants: Drop dead....quickly

Wall Street and world markets have not yet responded to the GOP promised vote to

If you have a Boehner longer than 4 hours, call a doctor immediately!

Gag me with a fucking spoon.

Gag me with a fucking spoon.

Gag me with a fucking spoon.

"Introducing the Don't-Tread-on-Meter"

"Introducing the Don't-Tread-on-Meter"

Wow...just wow. Talk about paranoia and closed-mindedness.

Sources: Harry Reid Sleeping With Mitch McConnell's Wife In 1986 At Core Of Senate Gridlock

So - did the Senate change the filibuster rules today?

Get em rosanne...

Where is Rachel Maddow? And when is she coming back? n/t

Wikileaks Could Sink These Stocks

++Keith show: Howard Dean very interesting on WH staffing changes,

"Is This Gavel Big Enough, Mr. Boner?"

Ottawa police discover homemade bomb during routine traffic stop

Ottawa police discover homemade bomb during routine traffic stop

Ottawa police discover homemade bomb during routine traffic stop

Dr. Atul Gawande: Solitary Confinement is Torture

Dr. Atul Gawande: Solitary Confinement is Torture

Alan West is on with Lawrence O'Donnell

Alan West is on with Lawrence O'Donnell

German Foundation on Funding WikiLeaks: 'Donations Were Never as Strong as Now'

German Foundation on Funding WikiLeaks: 'Donations Were Never as Strong as Now'

Smear Plot Against The New Yorker Writer Who Profiled Koch Brothers Collapses

Smear Plot Against The New Yorker Writer Who Profiled Koch Brothers Collapses

Passengers thwart Turkish jet hijack attempt

True hadball politics, which I don't expect to see

The 112th Congress - two new links that everyone should have

Wounded Arizona Deputy Fired Over Press Statements

why did 18 people vote against Nancy Pelosi

In honor of sensitive Speaker Boner, I humbly present the MOTHERLODE of animated crying GIFs.

Peace in the Middle East? The Hoff's on it

Reasons why people vote Republican

Gannett execs get millions in bonuses for imposing worker furloughs

homeless guy with incredible "radio" voice

Blue Shield of California seeks rate hikes of as much as 59% for individuals

Blue Shield of California seeks rate hikes of as much as 59% for individuals

Any biotech attorneys on DU?

**MAJOR** news today: TSA busts heinous ringleader of crime syndicate

Boner and his ConJob buddies demonized Nancy Pelosi for FOUR YEARS to win back the House

oh jeez...

Interesting. Looks like Howard Dean supports Bill Daley for White House Chief of Staff.

BP Disaster was "Avoidable" (Dear BP: You're busted. Yours, the Oil Spill Commission.)

Ted Williams, homeless man with radio announcer voice, blocked from boarding plane to New York

Escaped Penguin Ends Up in Lion Enclosure

I have no idea how Pelosi was even civil to Boehner......

Why don't we use the IMF for this too?

Pennsylvania won't be having any festivals in 2011

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

Ted Williams, homeless man with radio announcer voice, blocked from boarding plane to New York

Fake White House Christmas E-Card Swipes Government Documents

Cheers

A note from Joe Bageant

$56 billion directly into the pockets of war profiteers, but we can't afford

Apparently you dont need to blur out the middle finger if its a puppet giving it...

Apparently you dont need to blur out the middle finger if its a puppet giving it...

It is difficult to watch TV without encountering the dog and pony show that the MSM

ESPN Fires Announcer Ron Franklin Over Sexist Remarks

Explain the logic of the estate tax.

Bill O'Reilly attributes tides to The Deity, not the moon!

I had to go see what the Freepers were saying about Capt. Honors

In the good news department

Re: Colbert, will Brie Penis Cure help with orange weepy Boner?

NOW responds to Scalia's comments about the 14th Amendment

Good fugging grief

I am a US Air Force Intelligence Veteran of the War in Afghanistan and I support Wikileaks.

Fish kills are actually very common.

4th amendment metallic underwear (caution - photos)

teabaggers on boner's crying

Can we ever become citizens again?

Commission lets 36 states dump nuke waste in Texas

Verizon changing its upgrade policy; you'll have to wait 20 months for a new phone

Looking into mass bird kills...they're not all that unusual.

This republican takeover is revolting

Detroit Disassembled

Man found in landfill tied to arson attempt

Posh GOP (Freshmen) party shouldn’t be a shock

wtf? Watchdog: IRS tormenting struggling taxpayers

Moonbat theories not needed for falling birds

Has it ever been worse?

Has it ever been worse?

Olbermann segment on Rs after unions

That guy, Scott Hennan (R-Radio talk show host) on Ed's show looks like

The Shameful Attack on Public Employees

Pat Robertson's Predictions for 2011

Why people say Social Security is "going broke"

USDA Colony Collapse Disorder Progress Report issued....

The Desperate Campaign to Discredit Jane Mayer for reporting on the Koch brothrs.

Mega Millions Numbers Have Eerie "Lost" Tie-In

President Obama Pulls the Plug on Elderly End-of-Life Counseling

WARNING. Natural Balance Dog Food Duck/Sweet Potato Small Breed

Wow! Now all these dead fish stories are happening around the world and making me nervous.

Wow! Now all these dead fish stories are happening around the world and making me nervous.

Is anyone else worried that these bird deaths may mark an impending "Flash Forward"??

Is anyone else worried that these bird deaths may mark an impending "Flash Forward"??

DU Question of the day - How did EarlG and Skinner first promote the opening of DU

1st paycheck today for 2011. Hmmm...

1st paycheck today for 2011. Hmmm...

Favorite defunct computer company?

Boehner moved to tears as he moves to speakership

Whatcha know... the history channel

OK the morans have solved 'the birds are falling' crisis

Chris Hedges calls it "A Brave New Dystopia". The new normal.

Kaine: Any challenger to Obama would be "fringe"

Photoshopping today's Congressional Ceremonies

A time for some quiet applause:

Torture: Are We Going To Let Them Get Away With It?

Why the Republicans won the House?

Republicans begin their reign of error with a new lie...

Indignez Vous! Become Outraged!

Hero Hypocrisy: Part Two, Support our Troops.

This is what I meant a few months back about "envying" the Tea Party

This is what I meant a few months back about "envying" the Tea Party

Why does MSNBC . . .

People as Problems

Obama administration directs federal agencies to institute "insider threat" programs to stop leaks.

Beck's radio empire imploding as 2011 begins -- whacked in the Big Apple

Woman posts Facebook suicide note, takes pills, "friends" stand by and do nothing

Sean Penn and Haiti: "I’m still here."

Mr. Fish Toon- #1 priority

"After failing TSA screening, flier in wheelchair (and her underwear) leaves Okla"

Jane MAYER is target of smear campaign after writing about KOCH Bros. Coincidence?!1

So was Boehner's larger than normal gavel some sort of phallic symbol intended to cover his. . .

Very useful web site shows daily list of job layoffs, store/business closings/bankruptcies.

Toles Toon: And So It Begins

What's Worse Than Reading Palin's Book?

So just how much of a loss for us does today represent?

Oh my, Ann Coulter tweets the words 'retarded person' - What will Sarah Palin do?

High-speed rail link between Shanghai and Beijing set to open

High-speed rail link between Shanghai and Beijing set to open

How do you talk to people like this?

8.5 percent at Chase or 4.25 at the Credit Union.

George Carlin would have LOVED this... hell, he probably INSPIRED this!!!

Authors: CIA waited years to stop nuclear proliferation-The 'Fallout' Of The CIA's Race To Get Khan

Thar he blows!!!

"Hempfest May Move To Seattle Center This Year"

Scalia should be impeached immediately

"CRY OUT!" - The wisdom of a 93 year old Frenchman

I don't get why suddenly all the garlic in CA is from China!

Strange fish and bird deaths apparently going global. 40,000 dead crabs in UK.

Is $172,000 a 'modest' salary?

PFC Bradley Manning, An American Patriot:

WHERE'S BONER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE?!?!

Squirter of the House. Slopeye. The Drip. The Puddle from the Great State of ...

Hey, I found a good site keeping the spotlight on hateful, and ignorant,

Where are the jobs Mr. Boehner?

What is the plan for taking back the Congress in 2012?

Keith O just now: "It looks like a keg on a stick" about Boener's gavel

Clowns killed in alleged drug gang hit in Mexico

Flock Of Birds Found Dead In Wilson County (TN)

Announcing DU's first test of the new Edit Request system

Pelosi and the debt.

SC 'Coon Hunter' License Plate Not Offensive, Says Raccoon Hunter

Heavens 48 hrs. later, NPR is still memorializing Gerry Rafferty,

Ralph Nader to the Times: 'There Is Too a Left!'

Elizabeth Edwards cut estranged husband John Edwards out of will week before she died

Elizabeth Edwards cut estranged husband John Edwards out of will week before she died

The (IT) job market is getting better . . .2011 is going to be a good year.

Are The Democrats And Republicans Just Playing "Good Cop/Bad Cop" For The Global Corporatists ???

Are The Democrats And Republicans Just Playing "Good Cop/Bad Cop" For The Global Corporatists ???

Census: Number of poor may be millions higher; 1 in 5 in the West

Obama is a military hawk?

Tax the Rich; End the Wars; Medicare for All. It's really that simple. nt

Tax the Rich; End the Wars; Medicare for All. It's really that simple. nt

The German magazine Spiegel says Wall Street banksters committed a monumental insider bank robbery

What is behind the Weeper of the House's act? A John Boner Poll

***** Official LiveBlog = Senate Filibuster Rule Debate *****

I know alot of people do not want to hear this, but the reason America is headed towards fascism and

20 sad Facts about America's decaying infrastructure

Watching the Wheels

Taibbi on Boehner: "The new speaker is a lazy, double-talking shill for corporate interests"

Serious Question... How Do You Get Democrats To Do The Correct Thing Without Withholding Your Votes ...

Hospital had to repay over a million to Medicare...kept frail seniors overnight for spinal procedure

women politicians cannot cry, or even tear up, without being criticized. yet, tanman can cry openly

women politicians cannot cry, or even tear up, without being criticized. yet, tanman can cry openly

Are you smarter than an NFL quarterback? Take the quiz

Are you smarter than an NFL quarterback? Take the quiz

Is now a bad time to mention that my federal taxes went up?

Breaking News: Study tying vaccine to autism was FRAUD

Breaking News: Study tying vaccine to autism was FRAUD

On What I Think The President Should Do...

Report Linking Vaccine To Autism Was Fraudulent, Says British Medical Journal

"A TOAST" - lets throw some slices of it and let the RUCKUS start (Behler Cartoon, auspicious day)

Could Progressives and Tea Partiers work together to save Social Security?

For those who pray --

Anti-cuts campaigners (& activists from Netroots US) meet to debate next move (at NetrootsUK summit)

Version of "Huckleberry Finn" to Remove "N" Word

Aftenposten: Germany, U.S. plan secret spy project

Censored Huckleberry Finn prompts political correctness debate

Tuna fetches record 32.49 mil. yen at year's 1st auction in Tokyo

The GOP House's Opening Act: Making a Statement -- Or Making a Mockery?

Petroleum industry pushes for more drilling

Private sector adds 297,000 jobs in December: ADP

Repealing health-care reform would cost hundreds of billions of dollars -- and Eric Cantor knows it

Assassination throws U.S.-basked Pakistan into greater turmoil

Employers in 2010 Announced Fewest U.S. Job Cuts in 13 Years

Radical cleric Sadr returns to Iraq (after 4 years) as hero

Mega Millions Numbers Have Eerie "Lost" Tie-In

Bllizzard Cleanup is subject of Inquiry

More than 2,000 Iraqi army officers killed in the past few months

Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station protesters sentenced

Michele Bachmann Plans Iowa Trip; Is a 2012 Bid on Tap?

Hackers use fake Obama e-mail to steal data

BBC Reports Onion Style,Israeli Vulture is Detained for being spy.

Bullied at School for Being Gay? The U.S. Justice Department 'Won't Stand for It'

Patrick cuts Massachusetts lawmakers' pay

USDA Colony Collapse Disorder Progress Report issued....

Homeless man with radio voice has offer

Demand Net neutrality as a basic right

School shooter dead; principal injured

That's Bold

Beck's radio empire imploding as 2011 begins -- whacked in the Big Apple

Gibbs to Leave as White House Press Secretary

I just saw a pbs doc. about legendary mojave desert hermits and personalities. Anyone know its name?

Wikileaks: Israeli blockade targeted Gaza economy

U.S. Services Expand at Fastest Pace Since 2006

How Wall St. execs bankrolled GOP victory-Hedge fund moguls donated $10 million

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Tucson hospital: Patient denied transplant coverage dies

Ricky Gervais Comic Relief African Appeal

Still great:

Freezing weather leads to south China evacuations

Palm Spings police chief resigns after flap for comments he made about gays

Hi, folks ... New Year Greetings ... fingers crossed for better days ahead ... A Question.....

Republicans Ask Businesses Which Rules to Rewrite

Republican Intentions in Congress May Exceed Ability to Cut Obama Programs

The Cupcake Phone

Mainstream Pakistan religious organisations applaud killing of (Punjab Governor) Salman Taseer

Gates wants to drop $14 billion Marine landing-craft program

In the Navy, you can sail the seven seas.....

NATO: $20 billion spent in 2 years for Afghan Training

Doves - The Cedar Room

Pentagon Is Poised to Cancel Marine Landing Craft

Some Lounge wisdom on vanity plate

(Arlen) Specter gets a teaching gig at Penn (on Congress & Supreme Court)

This bowl season has been a joke

Advocates Rally for Health Care

What are the Festival Food stores like?

UPDATE: Dead birds on bridge is a natural occurrence

Omaha Vice Principal Dies After School Shooting

a wise man once said "by their fruits you will know them"

Obama resubmits judicial nominations to Senate

Byzantine Chainmaille Bracelet with Blue Beads

Roger Ebert's new show starts soon and the production logo is too cute:

Feingold to be professor at Marquette Law School

Blunders Abounded Before Gulf Spill, Panel Says

In House, new Republican majority plans to act fast to undo Obama's agenda (20-days)

More witnesses testify at Edwards grand jury

You all look like folks who enjoy a challenging online time waster!!

Congrats to Roberto Alomar and Zeist, NL's Own Bert Blyleven

White House Changes End-of-Life Medicare Rules

Bargain books for sale!

Ski Dubai

Why do I love bad shit

Would you like to see some music vids?

Best free alternative to photoshop?

Fed To Back New Rules To Rein In Home Foreclosure Abuses

GO OREGORN DUCKS!!1!!

Watch that aim, gents......

Alright, who turned Granny on to the E?

Blue Shield of California seeks rate hikes of as much as 59% for individuals

Milwaukee Bucks released Skinner!!!

Planet Claire

Oh Me...I can't watch "Deal or no Deal" anymore.

North Korea calls for 'unconditional' talks with South

I resolve to add more a-holes to my ignore list

Private Idaho

Love Shack

Rock Lobster

Mesopotamia

Mass. lieutenant governor rescues children from burning van

Swedish birds 'scared to death': veterinarian (Birds fell from the sky in central Sweden on Tuesday)

dirty back road

52 Girls

Song For a Future Generation

World food prices enter 'danger territory' to reach record high

Legal Tender

Pride

You Are In My System

Sublimation (probable DIAL-UP WARNING)

Deep sarcasm on Facebook

OMG. I must be a winna this time. !!!!1!!!!111!!!!! OMG!!!11!!!

I got a gift card for a large movie chain, what movies are good to watch now.

Need a couple people to read a book...

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LOL! From my Facebook page.

I like Lego Architecture.

OMG! What horrible Tee Shirts! They are good for some laughs, though

I am now over my mild case of flu, guess the flu shot helped.

Crashed plane owned by Pelham pawn shop

Colbert laff riot tonite!

Chief Justice John Roberts Swears in Boehner's staff ("Behind Closed Doors")

(Republican) Lawmaker Defends Ritzy Gala for GOP Freshmen

40,000 crabs join slew of animal-death mysteries

Police Stop Leather-Clad Fetishist Out for a Walk

Exclusive: Volcker to step down from White House panel

Interpol - Take You on a Cruise

Anybody see TRUE GRIT yet? If so, which Rooster do you like better, the Duke or the Dude?

UFOs off of Marco Island FL in September

I would call anyone else an idiot and a fool

Millard South shooter dead; principal injured

Roam

Boehner Is Speaker, But 19 Democrats Vote Against Pelosi

Did anyone see the previews for the upcoming episode of "Hoarders"

Are you now or have you ever been disambiguated?

Has George Clooney ever said whether he prefers to do comedy or drama movies?

Help, please. How do I transfer photos from Photobucket onto my

Reporters Not Welcomed At Corporate-Sponsored Rick Scott Inaugural

How many lists do you ignore?

.Mexico says U.S. border agent killed teenage boy

Jeb Bush not ruling out run for White House in 2016

World Bank issues bond denominated in Chinese yuan

My Blackberry Is Not Working!

Obama Spokesman Gibbs ‘May Leave Within Weeks’

Gave up on the police finding our stolen imacs

My Nana's moon is the most AWESOME moon in the whole w-i-d-e world (enter at your own risk)...

It's pretty safe to assume that ANY cat is going to suck as an assist animal.

Surprise jobs surge boosts economic outlook

How many people's ignore lists are you on?

Councilman wants to ban bottled water

Little Rascals/Our Gang

MFM knows the ancient secret that will take MOST women from melancholy to ecstacy in 4.8 seconds.

Best new show this year....

55 Science Fiction/Fantasy movies coming out in 2011

Continuing to learn from 6-year-old son...

How many people are on your ignore list?

President Obama signed 35 bills into law Tuesday

Is anyone here certified to teach ESL?

who misses the duzys?

Retracted autism study an 'elaborate fraud,' British journal finds

TV's Best Couple

Seriously, why do men do comb-overs. Do they realize just how hideous it looks

Apparent China Stealth Jet Photos Leaked

In his final days, ex-Pentagon official was disheveled

House rethugs To Break Key Promise On Day 1

NYT: Pomp, and Little Circumstance

Repealing Health Care Reform Will Kill 32,000 People a Year

The impeachment procedure is nonsensical.

President Obama signed 35 new laws yesterday

Washington Post Somehow Doesn’t Realize People Care About The Economy

Must See Video: Endgame Strategies, LLC 'sells' Senate filibusters, secret holds to their clients

Regarding HCR Repeal. Let's get a CBO scoring and add a poison pill

Who was that scumbag that introduced Boehner?

Gibbs will be a good spokes person in the media for the President

Chris Matthews has moments where he's beyond annoying and needs to be slapped upside the head

MSNBC: What's her name says that Boehner says he is there to do the people's business.

House Speaker vote in progress. Seventeen Dems have voted present or for someone other than Pelosi.

Heath Shuler gets 11 votes for Speaker!

Cripes!!! Do they need all those people to escort the scumbag Boehner?

Lawrence O'Donnell Challenges Rep. Goodlatte's Reading Of The Constitution

Nancy is introducing Boehner...

House GOP Repeatedly Promised $100 Billion In Spending Cuts That It Now Calls ‘Hypothetical’

How did Andrea Mitchell ever become a newscaster?

Ezra Klein: Repealing healthcare reform would cost hundreds of billions of dollars --Cantor knows it

PBS NewsHour: Ray Suarez interviews Dallas DA about exonerated Texas man

Greek Anarchists Protest Outside of Athens Prison

NYT: BREAKING NEWS 9:57 AM Gibbs to Leave as White House Press Secretary

January 5, 1861

U.S. Alters Rule on Paying for End-of-Life Planning

Kathleen Sebelius: Don't repeal health care law

Mike Malloy - Darrell Issa´s Rap Sheet

Daley is meeting with Pres Obama right now

John Cleese, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett: Class.

PBS NewsHour: Sens. Tom Udall (D-NM), Lamar Alexander (R-TN) debate filibuster

Justice Scalia: Women Not Constitutionally Protected From Discrimination

Majority Report: America Says, Tax the Rich!

The House Democratic Leader's new site is up

The Rationale Behind Cantor's Dishonesty

How dare Nancy be so nice to Boehner!!!

Anonymous novel on Obama stirs Beltway buzz

The Year That Wasn't. A Mark Fiore political animation

Self-deleted by member

Did Sarah Plain call the Christian Right a bunch of closeted homos?

Alan Greyson is wrong!

Mark Crispin Miller and David Swanson on Lies and Empires and Filibusters

King Won't Give Up His Government Health Care, But Applauds Those Who Do 'For Standing On

Nobelist Diamond Renominated by Obama for Fed Board

Right Wingers Fear CPAC Takeover by.... Republican Muslims

TYT: Ann Coulter: Cenk Is 'Retarded'

Argh, I just got in and can't find text of "New House Rules"

House Dem talking points on health repeal

Spending in Afghanistan: up to 2008 and 2009

President Obama renominates more than 40 judicial candiates

Ezra: "Senate Democrats unveil filibuster reforms"

A Profile in Corporate Courage

MN Governor Deftly Handles Anti-Health Care Protesters

"The 10 Best On-the-Record Moments with Robert Gibbs"

"At the Senate swearing-in, it was the Joe Biden Show"

Israeli PM on the recent protests

I predict that my fellow progressives will find a reason to hate Robert Gibbs unnamed replacement...

Chaffetz on Dylan Ratigan about New Congress and Health Care: MSNBC 01-05-2011

Thom Hartmann: Pay-Go Hijinks?

Thom Hartmann: Isn't it a form of Terrorism to Repeal Healthcare?

Thom Hartmann: Did the Haley Barbour's White Citizen Council pay for the murder of MLK?

Obama To NOT Issue Signing Statement On Gitmo

Thom Hartmann: The Meltdown in Iraq with Nir Rosen

If Obama lost in 2012, would u watch the next inauguration?

Photos: Not Boehner (The Obama Presidency, Day 716)

Bruce Bartlett: "It is the most monumental insanity"

TDPS: Obama Conspiracies So Absurd That They Conflict - Native American - W/TRANSCRIPT

Teabagger FAIL

Boner is crying again?

Cenk TYT commentary: Who Owns Congressman Issa?

Randi Rhodes, Goddess Of The Nighttime, 1993: RIP Neil Rogers

Employers in 2010 Announced Fewest U.S. Job Cuts in 13 Years

"House Republicans dial back on promises"

Papantonio and Ed Schultz Discuss Darrell Issa's Criminal Record

Isaac Asimov on the Greenhouse Effect in 1989: 'I've Been Talking About It For 20 Years!'

A Warning to the GOP

Republican's War On Health Reform

RNC canditates struggle MIGHTILY with the question 'What is your favorite book?'

This is what Issa is going after

Boehner: Partisan 'Scar Tissue' Can't Be Ignored in Congress

Ed Show: Kucinich - "Repeal of Health Reform Would Open Door to Medicare For All"

WHO NEEDS LADDERS? - 2 girls undermine entire US border strategy in under 18 seconds

Countdown: Liberals Wrote The Constitution

Early Show: Homeless Ted Williams Does 1st Interview Since Discovery

Raw Video: Tape Shows Bush Aide Before Death

"House GOP plans to have 3 committees produce bills to replace the Obama health reform"

What kills people are doctors refusing to see patients unless they have health insurance.

How Usury Killed the Economy (a MUST WATCH video)

TYT: Poll - Americans Are Progressive On Key Issues

TYT: Crazy Quote Discredits Republican Congressman

Boehner talks about being more civil and having a better relationship?

MRN: Commie Boehner, Quiet Kasich and Ohio's Golden Voice

Man Brutally Beaten and Pepper Sprayed by Cop

Free To Be.... You And Me - Rosey Grier Performs 'It's Alright To Cry'

We have now been at war for almost twice as long as we were in WWI & WWII combined

EUtopia: Free town 'by people, for people' battles Big Brother

Message from above? Flocks of birds dying in red states since Americans elected Republicans

Mike Malloy - Dumbass Land

A multi-tasking Issa lies and redefines 'corrupt' on CNN

Here it is: The filibuster reform package!

what poll said Christie could beat Obama in 2012?

I'm a centrist

So the new Republican congressmen are "reverse Robin Hoods"

Which god was Boehner using for his oath?

TYT: Obama Picking RW Corporatist COS?

Homeless man w/golden radio voice in Columbus, OH (Update-FINAL)

MSNBC Hardball: As usual Pat Buchanan is clueless.

Politico: William Daley meeting now at the White House with President Obama, Pete Rouse and Plouffe

The Punk Patriot - Welfare Talking Points #4

Wow, take a look at the GOP's step by step plan to improve the economy, now that they run the House

"Harry Reid sure sounds serious about filibuster reform"

Caption this one! LMAO!!!!!

Michele Bachmann eyeing presidential run in 2012

Politico reports Karen Finney being considered to replace Robert Gibbs

Dean Endorses Bill Daley, Rips Outgoing Obama Aides For 'Contempt'

Reverend Sharpton is going to go after the rethugs for trying to gut health care for minorities

Let's face it. In ANY successful relationship, communication is the key.

Exclusive: President Michele Bachmann?

Just face up to harsh reality. You will never be the SLIGHTEST competition for an owl.

Norway pressed into missile defense

GOP House Members to Read Constitution, AND Huckleberry Finn

Obama Should Read WikiLeaks Documents

Drinking Austerity Kool-Aid in 2011

Republicans want congressional inquiry into Wikileaks

Juan Cole: Wrong Again, Sen. Graham

Robert Scheer: Lanny Davis Puts Dems to Shame

Is the Ruination of America Possible?

How Wall St. execs bankrolled GOP victory

The slow death of tolerance in Egypt

Amy Goodman: Darrell Issa, Step Away From the Corporations

Brett Favre's Legacy is Not Tarnished

Joan Walsh on Scalia: 14th Amendment only protects black citizens and a rich white kid named Bush

G.O.P. Asks Businesses Which Rules to Rewrite

Top US official murdered???,,,Arkansas bird kill related?

HuffPo: Rev. Jesse Jackson: GOP Goes After Most Vulnerable

Meet the House of Representatives of 2011: bland, far-right and corporate

Toronto Star: New climate spin master

Independent UK: Wikipedia shows the internet at its best

Carjacking Victim Outsmarts Gunman, Escapes Danger

Vision: The 5 Smartest Policies Enacted by American Cities in 2010

Turning Failed Commercial Properties into Parks

151 current members Congress Invested in Defense Contracts

America's union-bashing backlash

A Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World

Social Security 101

A Snow-Filled Glimpse Of America's Future by David Sirota

US Department of Defense is the Worst Polluter on the Planet

Oil prices may threaten global economic recovery, says energy agency

Birthright Citizenship Looms as Next Immigration Battle

the Costs of Repealing the Affordable Health Care Act - Conservatives running amok again.

Drumbeat: January 5, 2011

2 million fish reported dead in Chesapeake Bay in Md

"The Definition Of Utter Loneliness In Stephen Harper's Cabinet Is To Be Environment Minister" - G&M

NSIDC - December 2010 Arctic Ice Extent Lowest For Any December On Record

Lines across the sand

Skateboarders aim to flip commuter bans

The Queensland Flood is Coming to Your Neighborhood (coal exports)

Resilient Plants Could Hold Key to Adapting Agriculture

World Food Prices Rise to Record on Sugar, Meat Costs

One of the largest deployments of new hydropower generation in the U.S. is well underway

Czech Utility Sells Stakes In New Romanian Nuclear Reactors to Build Domestic Nuclear Plants.

Diary of an electric commuter (review of Nissan Leaf)

Ocean Currents Changing due to Global Warming

It's official: 2010 NOT the hottest year on record

Providing all Global Energy with Wind, Water, and Solar Power,

Marine Stewardship Council Deems Toothfish "Sustainable" Despite Warnings From Marine Scientists

Chinese Government Approves 4 More New Nuclear Reactors.

297,000

NRA's Ohio boy.

People line up to get concealed carry permits. Some businesses post no-gun signs.

U. officers on leave after leaking gun policy

"Armed Citizen" Blog Re-Launches; Self-Defense Site Rebounds From Lawsuit(Righthaven)

Police probe hacker attack on Brazil president's site

British cruise ship Thomson Dream to dock in Cuba

Fyi, new interacttive cablegate map @ El Pais:

Colombia ranks 2nd in NYT travel poll

Report Suggests 'Correlation' between U.S. Aid and Army Killings

Chilean man wants TV host Don Francisco's DNA (Miami "Sabado Gigante")

Global popularity of Andean 'superfood' quinoa transforms lives of Bolivian farmers

Yesterday, Amy did 10 minutes on Dilma with guest Greg Grandin.

Venezuela says it nearly paid off debt to Colombia

Cuba registers record-low infant death rate

Venezuela Chavez: No VAT Tax Hike, No University Law

Ohio State is Imploding

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Tuesday, January 4)

Shhhh...what's that sound? [chomp, chomp, gulp] Haters eating crow. 5th BCS win!

Congratulations, Ohio State!

Why in the hell didn't Arkansas run that blocked punt in for a TD?

Michigan Fires Rodriguez as Coach

Congratulations, Buckeyes!!!

Owner: time to let Vince Young go

OMFG! What a game!!!!

For the OSU Haters ... Tressel's 10 years

Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar elected to the Hall of Fame

Brett Favre's Legacy is Not Tarnished

Do you remember when?

+++ NFL Playoffs: Wildcard Picks +++

That'll do it! It's over! Congrats to Arkansas and BOSSHOG on their effort tonight!

BBC interview with anti-gay extremist about gay parenting results in at least 95 complaints.

Family Equality Council got the feds to use gender-neutral language on passport applications!

James Franco, "Or, You know what, maybe, I'm just Gay"

Top Palestinian officials besieged by colonists

Israeli Lawmakers Approve ‘McCarthy-esque’ Panel To Probe ‘Left-Wing’ Groups

Substantial evidence contradicts the army's version of the events surrounding the death of Jawaher A

Palestinian businesses demolished in East Jerusalem

Israel Said It Would Keep Gaza Near Collapse: WikiLeaks

Wikileaks: Israeli blockade targeted Gaza economy

Jewish conference calls for "building Third Temple on ruins of Al-Aqsa Mosque"

Knesset approves investigation of Israeli human rights groups

Thomas Aquinas was dumb as dirt.

Coptic church officials on alert

Scripture

The Academy Award winning writer&director, Paul Haggis' expose on Scientology.

Vaccine Blocks Cocaine High in Mice: Approach Could Also Stop Addiction to Other Drugs, Including He

the first solar eclipse of 2011 (the big picture)

Mass bird 'suicides' in India. Records dating back to 1905.

Question (seriously) for some of you?

INSANELY awesome solar eclipse picture

Life extension

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