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Archives: July 12, 2011

538: Liberal Democrats Have Leverage on Debt Deal

538: Liberal Democrats Have Leverage on Debt Deal

Michele Bachmann used to sue tax scofflaws for IRS

Shuttle docking filmed by Japanese observatory

A pod cast from the Progressive Way about the recent Pew Research Center...

I believe in the American Trial By Jury System

Dumbass Fan nearly falls from stands during homer derby trying to snag ball

Spin This: Cisco To Fire 10,000 (double the previous report)

Suspected US missiles kill 6 in northwest Pakistan

Colombia to receive Black Hawk training facility

Did anyone catch Tom Graves on MSNBC?

What others are saying about the fizzled boycott of the MLB All-Star Game

75 years later and the economy and weather are eerily

Police reports show different side of Michele Bachmann

Bollywood stars arrive in Israel in bid to boost India-Israel ties

Undercover video taken at Bachmann's clinic - VIDEO

Look, I sure don't like what is happening in this country right now...

News International papers targeted Gordon Brown

Pakistan: Drone attacks in N and S Waziristan 'kill 14'

Pakistan: Drone attacks in N and S Waziristan 'kill 14'

MarketWatch: Small Businesses Paint Bleak Jobs Picture (video)

Lori Klein, Arizona State Senator, Pointed Loaded Gun At Reporter Richard Ruelas's Chest ..

If Obama truly did offer to extend the Medicare age to 67

Alternet: 4 Ways the Murdoch Scandal Points To Rot at the Top

Live blog of phone-hacking hearings here

Breaking: Ahmed Wali Karzai is dead.

NATO names Spanish general as second in operational command in Afghanistan

Chilean copper miners strike over restructuring plans

Chilean copper miners strike over restructuring plans

Zimbabwe's NoViolet Bulawayo wins Caine writing prize

Can't the "unitary executive" do whatever it/he/she feels is necessary in time of war?

Can't the "unitary executive" do whatever it/he/she feels is necessary in time of war?

I can hardly wait for the news that the WSJ and NY Post and FOX "News"

CIA's 'fake vaccine drive' to get Bin Laden family DNA

Belfast riots: Twenty-two police hurt and bus hijacked

Rupert Murdoch's bad month continues

Greg Mitchell has started a new Murdoch Watch blog that looks good.

Carmageddon - 405 freeway, Mulholland bridge, freeway closure, freeway shutdown, gridlock

NYT story on Murdochgate includes newest illegal charge: pinging targets.

What do you want Obama to do that you think can actually get done

murdoch's news of the world hacked into police investigating them

Bachmann raised money for heavy metal minister who wants to execute gays

British parliamentary committe invites Rupert Murdoch, and James, and Rebekah Brooks to appear

Short Attention Span---the real election mandate

Michele Bachmann and Bradley

Puppies Trained for Military Deployment

So Fox isn't covering the News Corp scandal -- Are the other US networks?

Who watched Jon Stewart's take on Murdoch last night - freaking fabulous

Taliban assassinate Karzai's younger brother.

Luckovich lampoons GOP whining

Iraq Initials $12-bln Shell Gas Deal

The real problem with cuts, is where they will cut

Italy is rocky shore for Europe's boat people

China pledges support for Pakistan

The Peoples Budget -Congressional Progressive Caucus

Institutions must honour Ryan {child abuse ireland}

When you create a vacuum by forcing out Anthony Weiner, this is what you get . . . .

Betty Ford service on TV? Which channel?

Gov. Cuomo's hydrofracking plan should go forward only with guarantee of a safe city water supply R

Cuomo's Tax Cap Wins the Day

Pratt Institute student Katherine Del Rosario miraculously survives accidental plunge off roof Read

Man awarded after rabbit rescue {homeless man saves his rabbit - video @ link}

Power siting bill passage hailed

Michele Bachmann’s History Of Police Reports

They won't talk about what brought on the deficit

What the Republicans are really hoping for in 2012

Trade Deficit Surges, Hits $50.2 Billion, plus Major Downward Revisions To Q2 GDP Coming

PRSA: Rupert Murdoch is torching the reputation of all of his brands

We're losing the war of words

Could there be a no confidence vote over the hacking and would Cameron survive it?

Al-Maliki Warns against Civil War in Iraq

So, if Murdoch and his minions were blackmailing pols in Britain and

New Australian law to make Muslims lift veils

So, what tax is Obama talking about increasing in 2013?

Ha ha, Media Matters starting to have fun with Murdoch scandal

The GOP's hardliner: How Eric Cantor thwarted the Obama-Boehner debt deal

The midterm elections only demonstrate how stupid people are. Most people who align themselves with

The midterm elections only demonstrate how stupid people are. Most people who align themselves with

Put your hands together and give a big warm welcome to former President George W Bush

Karzai's brother killed by bodyguard

How much will San Francisco's Made In China bridge really cost?

the scope of the murdoch scandal / news corp's holdings worldwide

Family ties bring Murdoch more US legal worries

News Corp plunges on BSkyB deal fears (one of the prettiest charts you've ever seen)

Half of US social program recipients believe they "have not used a government social program"

Three Good Reasons to Let the High-End Bush Tax Cuts Disappear

Italy borrowing costs rise as euro crisis deepens

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3: Economy

Civil suit against Strauss-Kahn still seen viable

Fox News Finally Addresses Murdoch Scandal (Sort Of)

Republicans Try for Upset Win in California U.S. House Election

Republicans Try for Upset Win in California U.S. House Election

Pakistan threatens to withdraw troops from Afghan border over US aid reduction

Video of Bachmann’s “Pray Away The Gay” Treatment

Duenez family sues for $25M Wrongful death suit against City of Manteca & police

$10 billion a month - who profits?

The sacred cows are up for sacrifice

"The House .. voted for a $.. bill that increases the Defense .. budget by $17 billion ..."

Rahm Emanuel Drastically Reins In City Agency Credit Cards From 500 To 30, Cuts Petty Cash

Emptywheel Leaving Firedoglake

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1: News of the World

Murdoch Goes From Darling to Pariah

Murdoch To Appear Before Parliament Committee Over Phone Hacking Scandal

Today Show's guests: Jim Demint (Mon) Laura Ingram (Tue)

How does one go about finding the names of local service members? My volunteer

You know the money's there, right? All we need is right there.

It’s the Anal Incontinence, Stupid! GOP Hopefuls Duck Economy, Tackle Sphincter Strength

Amazon Will Do Everything It Takes To Kill California's New Sales Tax Law

We've got your little sick boy's medical records, Sun boss Rebekah Brooks told Gordon Brown

UK government to back motion opposing Murdoch’s BSkyB bid

Ivory Coast Unable to Pay Debt for Rest of Year

Immelt, Donohue to Obama: Uncertainty causes unemployment - Make a deal now!

Gordon Brown says he was in tears when The Murdoch scumbags

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2: Debt talks

Boehner-Cantor rivalry affecting debt talks

Boehner-Cantor rivalry affecting debt talks

Boehner-Cantor rivalry affecting debt talks

Obama, Republicans trapped by inflexible rhetoric

Here's my guess - Fox and NI, Murdoch, Bush and Blair

Cantor: Taxing The Rich Off The Table, But Making Students Pay More Immediately Is Fine

McConnell, Boehner blast Obama over debt talks

Bill Maher's False Equivalency

A look at the world's new corporate tax havens

The "a picture is worth 1,000 words" thread. Put your economic graphs here for the world to see

Looks like Murdoch will be called to testify

McConnell: No real deficit deal until Obama is gone

George W Bush should be prosecuted over torture, says human rights group

I don't see what the big deal about the newscorp hacking scandal is. n/t

Congress eyes increasing corporate welfare via another ‘tax holiday’

Will the US DOJ investigate Newscorp?

24 hours of Reality with Al Gore and 24 other Climate Experts! Will you join us?

Would You Support an Extension of Troops in Iraq Beyond 2011?

NATO suggests a Ramadan cease-fire in Libya

Stifling heat forecast for half the U.S.

Louisiana decriminalizes oral and anal sex -from felony to misdemeanor status

Koch-ALEC Plan To Privatize Government

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Controversial 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Controversial 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Understanding Obama

Caterpillar Accused of Demoting Executive Discovering $2 Billion Tax Dodge

Eric Cantor bets against America.

Obama, Republicans trapped by inflexible rhetoric

Has the Republican Party effectively infiltrated the Democratic Party?

Hannity: "If Rich People Don't Buy Yachts" Or "Planes" Or "Go On Expensive Vacations,

Colo. DUers, you have my apologies... Perry will be there next week

Why can't we get Anthony Weiner back? I don't even know of any republicans

From a Felony to a stiff misdemeanor 6 months in jail - Louisiana.

Peak child and the graying population of the developing world

What are the Obama Administrations accomplishments on combating Climate Change? What have they

Suspected US drones kill 38 in Pakistan

Egyptian people press on: ‘The revolution is not complete’

Egyptian people press on: ‘The revolution is not complete’

Stop Attacks on Ohio Voter Rights

Wall Street is Ready and Willing -- standing by to steal

Alan Grayson to run for Congress again, whether against

Alan Grayson to run for Congress again, whether against

The White House’s hidden concession on taxes By Ezra Klein

Guardian will have live coverage of the Assange extradition hearing

Guardian will have live coverage of the Assange extradition hearing

Cisco May Cut as Many as 10,000 Jobs

Bankster seeks to dismiss $1 billion lawsuit

So, DU... you still don't get it, huh?

City Council Approves Ban on Patients Growing Medicine in Private Homes in Imperial Beach

"Deficit Fantasies in the Great Recession" The hysteria over deficits in the US is unjustified

U.S. soldiers fire on German school and residential buildings

Oil imports drove May trade deficit to $50.2B

Boner will be out tanning himself while the middle class and lower class beg for crumbs.....

The debt ceiling/budget talks are for all the marbles in 2012. I get the sense the Republicans

So, they've finally just came out with it

If FAUX news is affected by the Murdoch scandal, do you think MSNBC will jump to hire their people

U.N. Council condemns embassy attacks in Syria

Breaking on CNN, Rupert and his son

Boehner, McConnell and Cantor

Murdoch biographer says hacking scandal could take down key executives

HTC says Apple would rather sue than compete 'fairly in the market'

Hysteria in Minnesota media over the shutdown

Hysteria in Minnesota media over the shutdown

Ron Paul bagging his House seat for a run for the presidency

Statue of Liberty.....a Symbol of Satan?

MultiCare Health System to lay off up to 350 Employees In Tacoma

Chase Bank declares woman dead, messing up her credit

Cisco Systems excels at US tax avoidance- trimming $7 billion

Ron Paul to Retire From Congress

Lawrence O'Donnell: What you are seeing is the most masterful rope-a-dope ever seen by a president

Obama: No Social Security Guarantee In August If GOP Doesn’t Back Down (VIDEO)

Wonkbook: Why liberals should thank Eric Cantor

Get out and vote Dem Wisconsinites!

HTC says Apple would rather sue than compete 'fairly in the market'

Do Tax Cuts Create Jobs?

Rick Perry Ally Hates The Statue Of Liberty

MSNBC says that Pres. Obama has said today that if no agreement is reached,

Jon Stewart Tackles the News of the World Scandal

Why can't Democrats run on Republican intransigence on taxes?

Grayson on now with Hartmann

Fukushima updates July 12

UN torture official accuses US of rule violations

Radioactive contaminated beef found in Shizuoka

Senator Whitehouse reports on new cosponsors for his bill

Australia to increase aid to Asia and Africa

U.S. May Act Unilaterally vs Iran-Armed Iraq Militias

Where can music be downloaded to a MP3 if you don't have a computer

A little heartwarming needed? Good people save a humpback whale.

Boehner Assures Republicans He Won't Cave on Tax Hikes

what I believe

Police Log: Mother reports son was raped

Fed officials divided on further stimulus

Is anybody using Google+ ?

Raising medicare eligibility age vs SS COLA cuts. Bait and switch?

Suspected US Drones Kill 38 in Pakistan

Oakland hotel owner pleads guilty in arson plot

Wisconsin voters against 'Walker 6'

sorry, dupe

THE PROGRESSIVE PLEDGE: What Candidates Must Believe to Earn a Liberal's Vote

Perilous Plot: Religious Right Leaders Scheme To Intervene In 2012 Presidential Election

On the road to revolution...

Anyone have any experience with any Medical Supplies type stores near where you live?

Radioactive meat circulating on Japanese market

I just saw a video clip. Mr. Bachmann is fucking creepy.

Krugman Blog- Psychodrama Queens

Grayson: Washington Meanies and Weenies

Belfast police, Catholics clash at end of parades

the big GOP lie is over. Wonder if the teaparty realizes it - a note to tea partiers:

Unemployment is good for stock prices

Chess players will always be plagued by fans of checkers.

HP TouchPad update due in ten days time

Sherwood Schwartz, creator of "Gilligan's Island" and "The Brady Bunch", dies at age 94

Obama just said that Social Security checks may not go out after Aug.3!

you dont negotiate with terrorists (the GOP)

The Deadening Silence

DEA refuses to reclassify marijuana with Lies..(Here are Facts)

Dave Zirin: Why I'm Boycotting the Arizona All-Star Game

Scahill: The CIA's Secret Sites in Somalia

Tuesday Toon Roundup4: The rest

Moqtada Sadr Tells Army to Stand Down (Softening Opposition to Troop Extension)

Nuclear crisis minister wants underground barrier built quickly (JAPAN)

Mitch McConnell floats new debt ceiling plan: HuffPo

News Corp Made ‘Profit’ Of $4.8B Tax Refunds From U.S. Gov’t Over Four Years

I do not think all of the DUers who still fully support Obama are sycophants

I do not think all of the DUers who still fully support Obama are sycophants

Ron Paul won't seek House re-election so he can "focus all of (his) energy winning the presidency"

16 students from quake-hit prefectures to visit U.S. as 'envoys'

Third Way’s Cowan and Kessler Call For the Radical Dismantling of Social Security

Guess what the Fox News website says about the Newscorp scandal in the UK?

Doubts emerge over gov't plan to assess safety of nuclear power plants in two stages (JAPAN)

Did you vote for the guy? Or the policies?

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture's report on Manning

Sherwood Schwartz Is Dead

6 pro-gay marriage arguments for fighting w/ crazy people

"Don't Cut Care, Mr. President:...

You really have to see this...

If President Obama senses that the Republicans really are going to make us default, he should...

Wall Street flat in choppy day, brief lift from Fed

If there were a primary challenge to the President, who would you vote for?

If debt deal passes with SS & medicare cuts & GOP yielding on taxes, who would be hurt more?

The Shelters That Clinton Built (from The Nation)

The Shelters That Clinton Built (from The Nation)

Chamber, Business Groups Warn GOP on Debt Limit Consequences

I guess the gas industry wants to know how to sell "fracking."

The View On Michele Bachmann & The Marriage Vow

Alan Grayson: "Obama should ignore Cantor and Boehner, and put

My goddness another woman cuts her husbands penis off

My goddness another woman cuts her husbands penis off

Fukushima plant site originally was a hill safe from tsunami (JAPAN)

Obama should take the McConnell plan and then cut every bloated defense project

Country’s problems are too complex for 140 character answers or political slogans

Who is that Bachmann supporter on Martin Bashir??

Washington Post: British tabloid tactics are rampant in American journalism, too

Washington Post: British tabloid tactics are rampant in American journalism, too

Pro-Voucher Tea Party Group Admits It Wants To ‘Shut Down Public Schools

The Steady Stream of Empty Conservative Pledges

Wait, Rupert Murdick could lose his FCC license HERE because of the scandal?

You Havent Forgot The Exxon Spill In Billings MT Have You????

New McConnell Plan: We Get Everything We Want On Debt Ceiling, Plus 12 Opportunities To Bash

Bradley Manning

What do Boehner and Kim Jong Il have in common...

BREAKING: McConnell Opens the Escape Hatch

Gingrich claims ‘there is no Supreme Court’ in the U.S. Constitution

The Rude Pundit: Two Random Observations Regarding the News Corp Scandal(s)

Natives Say Forest Service Broke Rules, Obama Administration Asked to Investigate

States' immigration drive hits impasse in the courts

Moody's cuts Ireland to junk, warns of second bailout

News Corp. concerns. For all your boycotting needs.

A little reassurance would be nice.

Clinton Foundation Accused of Sending Haiti Shoddy Trailers Found Toxic After Katrina

Is Barack Obama a Republican at heart? Absolutely Not !

Proposed NC Senate districts have Republican tinge

37 in MN legislature have signed Grover Norquist's pledge ..

Betty Ford v Nancy Reagan

There's one thing that can make you feel better after a long day of arguing about debt limits

Obama's plan: jelly beans and wormy apples.

Don't primary Obama, primary DI FI

Want to reduce your carbon footprint, try solar chargers for your gadgets

It's been a long time

So George W Is Playing The Part of First Lady

4 months on, housing crisis continues for thousands (JAPAN)

Wisconsin: Supreme Court Justices at it again

So Keith Olberman was blackmailed by Murdoch?

Teachers working 2 jobs to supplement income: Special Ed & Bouncer

Whoa, baby! Texas mom delivers 16-pound newborn

McConnell's contingency plan

Was that question to Obama re SS checks going out a "plant"?

Boehner Warns GOP May Lose Leverage

Boehner Warns GOP May Lose Leverage

shrugged off apparent quid-pro-quo deals that cost taxpayers and the economy hundreds of billions of

The 'Tequila Party' Hopes To Stir Latino Voters

U know what? I think I am ready to change my position

President Obama enjoying a popsicle in his limo

Decatur couple jailed after stray-bullet death

When and by whom was the Fast and Furious program started?

Scandal Woes Mount for Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal Publisher

Job openings flat, sign of slow hiring. Will White House sponsor an unemployment reduction summit?

Rick Perry is having a lunatic prayer convention. You're invited!

WI Liars for Jesus engaging in voter suppression tactics on day of recall primaries

One More Reason to Just Say No to ‘The Response’ {texas govs prayer fest}

You know Michelle all we have to do...

"tell that to Pat Tillman's family" - Rizzoli and Isles last night

Living for the right to choose death: Right-to-die movement is giving Kurt Perry a reason to live

Hall of Fame Cowboys football player Michael Irvin comes out in favor of equality.

How long would the GOP last if we stopped opposing them?

CALL OUT THE VOTE-- Wisconsin needs you! How it works:

Behind the Dismal Employment Numbers, Rogue Wave Coming

The shiggity has hit the fan and now the repukes want to smack McConnell for his debt ceiling

Dean Group Fights To Take Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid Off Bargaining Table

Obama is the President of the USA

Obama is the President of the USA

Nine European Countries Where Extreme Right-Wing Parties Are On The Rise

US judge has robe stolen while in men's room

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Phone-Hacking Scandal About to Include New Jersey?

David Korten: The Story of a New Economy

Via TPM: FreedomWorks Tweet Re: Mitch Mconnell - help him find his spine LOL

First Boehner Hiccups Now McConnell........

A criminal media enterprise.

Interesting court order.

did I just hear Obama say Social Security checks may not go out

Nick Davis of the Guardian gave this great summation of today's police hearing at the Home Office.

Low turnout as Wisconsin recall elections begin

Checks won't go out? Bullshit!

The idea that social security checks may not be forthcoming will go national

Tuned in MSNBC on XM, Cenk not on, Sharpton, what happened???

Tuned in MSNBC on XM, Cenk not on, Sharpton, what happened???

All three major UK political parties turn their back on Murdoch.

A Gillibrand Campaign: More Women in Politics

*This* is what "bipartisan" looks like - friends for life

Murdoch's News Corp made 'profit' of $4.8 billion in income tax refunds from U.S. government

Any chance Andrew Breitbart had help from Murdoch's hack-crew during "Weinergate"?

Fantasy: Climate Change Deniers Would be Required to Live...

Inhofe blocks Commerce secretary nomination

Since there seems to be lots of Harry Truman love around here lately:

The Lunatic's Guide to Hacking Into Anyone's Voicemail

Oil imports drove May trade deficit to $50.2B

What used to be called "personnel"

Somethings just never change, do they?

Murdoch's lieutenants will report directly to former NYC schools CEO Joel Klein for clean-up

scott pelley to President Obama...

What if he said soldiers' checks were at jeopardy?

What kind of dysfunctional family has "Values" like the GOP?

So I've been busy all day. What happened?

For eight years all the GOPers screamed was "PLAYING POLITICS"

Fan nearly falls trying to catch ball - picture

One reason Medicare was created is because most people 65+ could not get medical insurance. Now I

Strengthen, don't privatize, Medicare - On July 30, Medicare will be 46 years old

California Schools Suffer in Prop. 13 Tax-Cap Chaos

Lawrence O'Donnell: "Michele Bachmann's Husband...

On movement politics and ELITE history

A Home Is a Lousy Investment (WSJ)

Pennsylvania looking into possible cheating on state tests

GOP: "No Peas"

This Guy Has The Weirdest Face In All Of Mediawhoredom.

This Guy Has The Weirdest Face In All Of Mediawhoredom.

Hispanic group wants Weiner's NY district gone

Did Marcus Bachmann test his gay to straight therapy on himself?

I know this has been posted before but where can I watch Olbermann online?

So, Obama says Social Security Benefits might not go out on 8-3-11 and the GOP caves.

Rush: Obama’s Debt Ceiling Deadline Is Aug. 2nd Because ‘Ramadan Starts Aug. 1st’

Would you like a side of peas with that?

Obama considering Republican for U.S. Attorney for Utah

Lawrence - Michelle Bachmann's husband sure knows a lot

LO is looking like the proverbial kitteh that swallowed the canary tonight.

I'm Loving Olbermann's new Gig

Wendell Potter: My warning for the NHS

There's no way that's natural

Now that the President has the IrCP on the ropes, should he hit them with

Email- I received today "RN Jobs in the USA - Visa Sponsorship"

Most dangerous job - nurse's aid

Republicans Call a Punt!

Group "No Labels" running ad criticizing Obama for SS cut backs...and raising taxes...

A modest proposal re: the debt ceiling

House, Senate liberals introduce resolutions to protect Social Security

Soooo, why does everyone think that this checkmate maneuver

They're going crazy on Mitch McConnell over there.

Incandescent Light Bulb Insanity and the Groucho Marx Republicans

Ron Paul to throw all his racist crazy shit at White House run

Rachel Maddow has a white flag prominently displayed on the set tonight!

Rachel Maddow has a white flag prominently displayed on the set tonight!

What brand of catfood do you like best?

Six years of gay marriage and Canada still has better beer and health care then us

How many Americans actually give a happy monkey fuck ?

Glenn Greenwald: America's Creditor Identifies Its Budget Problem - Bloated Military Spending

It's Now Official: The GOP is a Party of Sixth Graders (No insult to actual sixth graders intended)

The McConnell Debt Proposal Scoreboard (Naional Review) --BOOM!

AP Sources: Russian steelmaker to get US loan

How 28 poor countries escaped the poverty trap

Republicans 'CAN'T TAKE YES FOR AN ANSWER' ~ Huffington Post

Is there a reason Ed hasn't been on MSNBC lately? They're

Remember this? Keep Your Goddamn Government Hands Off My Medicare!

Swiss researchers on how anti-Muslim attitudes have evolved there.

If I may, an Email from Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Rachel just reported the latest numbers from WI primaries. Link inside.

Mitt Romney Rejects The Family Leader's 'Marriage Vow' Pledge

Freepers recent comments on the budget battle (throwing in the towel?)


The McConnell Proposal, and Real Contradiction

The McConnell Proposal, and Real Contradiction

Rupert Murdoch facing BSkyB defeat as parties unite in call to drop takeover

Criminal? Scandalous? Sick? A simple guide to a very messy affair

You want cynical? I'll give you cynical: "The 'Big Deal' was a Head-Fake'"

New Hampshire joins the organized attack on Planned Parenthood

New Hampshire joins the organized attack on Planned Parenthood

Raising Medicare to 67? Black men, enjoy your two years of coverage!

Wisconsin Senate primaries: Real Dems dominating Republican plants!

As long as we're reading tea leaves....

After 8 Years, U.S. Officials Still Recklessly Lying To Troops In Iraq

AP article calls out the fake Wisconsin dems

ABC News Looks into Marcus Bachmann's 'Pray Away the Gay' Clinic: VIDEO

Rodney King arrested on suspicion of DUI in Calif.

If no debt deal means no Social Security checks, does it also mean no more war?

Going to bed: Way to go WI!!! Fuck you Cantor/McConnell/Boner, you PUNKS!

U.S. Helps “Rebels” Murdering Black Libyans

U.S. Helps “Rebels” Murdering Black Libyans

Daniel Hernandez throws out 1st pitch at All-Star Game

Milk industry back with those mysogynist "males dealing with PMS women" ads.

I just made a pledge to my three children

So . . . there's no deal. No plan, even. And right at two weeks to go. Yet they ALL want us to . . .

Michael Irvin is on the cover of Out magazine

Ireland's debt junked as euro crisis spreads

14 million (official) job seekers and 3 million job openings.

Would you be happy if Repubs agree to Obama's "grand plan"?

Thank you Woody Allen.....

"And then he has the NERVE to blame Congress. Even they aren't that stupid to try to touch

Key lawmaker ( Sen. Rockefeller) urges US probe of News Corp hacking

AFT teachers union to defend educators in cheating scandals

The Green Party ran a candidate against Ned Lamont in 2006.

Republican vandalism. I guess they think they can get away with anything.

Betty Ford Memorial Service link

Had the then Democratic congress just let the Bush tax cuts for the rich expire last year,

Could someone explain to me how fake Wisconsin Democrats

Freeper "screaminsunshine" wants a Palin / Bachmann ticket because "they fight like girls."

Hacker Group "Anonymous" Gears Up for "Biggest Day in Anonymous's History"

Attention freepers, teabaggers, and right wing fuckwads!

Union Chief Faults School Reform From ‘On High’

If Obama accepts MM's proposal, can it also be used to increase revenues?

IMPOSSIBLE to shut Bachmann UP, except for that gay barbarian fixing thing. She's silent on that.

Thank You, Serious Adults

Why is there never an accountability crisis?

Democrats win first round in Wisconsin recall primary Party-backed candidates win all six districts

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & a new Kitty gif! Laser Maru?

If SS was at risk for not being funded, why would the WH give an exclusive to one network

Opening Results for CA-46 (11 PM EDT)

Drudge is lying again. Post this into your Facebook status... let's stop web this meme cold!

The Banksters are waging war on the WORLD

Discovery of Lung Stem Cells May Herald New Treatments

Discovery of Lung Stem Cells May Herald New Treatments

True Or Not... Remember When Our Country Used To Think Like This...

Mitch McConnell is looking especially turtley this evening.

Calls to try Bush administration officials for war crimes

one of the dumbest conservative posts ever

Openly Gay Recruits Begin Re-Enlisting in San Diego!

Cops: Wife puts severed penis in garbage disposal

My letter to my Senators and congresswoman re: SS & Aug3

Fox News: Boehner Assures Republicans He Won't Cave on Tax Hikes

FFS, Obama Did NOT Threaten To Stop Social Security Checks!

If Murdoch goes down and Fox is sold, what happens to Roger Ailes?

Collinsville Illinois Bans Baggy Pants, Mayor 'Very Disappointed' (VIDEO)

HOLY SHIT, VW, Ford lead in U.S. auto quality survey

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference with Women Members of Congress

It's so fucked up it makes my head spin.

An Eye-Opening Adventure in UK Socialized Medicine (the big lie that is the US health care system)

K&R if you are getting pleasure out of watching the media worm Murdoch squirm

Before Social Security: Please Add Info

Rupert Murdoch, Tax Cheat - Salon (w/ Videos)

Perhaps when pushing to regain the House we push REAL populist "moderate" Democrats...

FLASHBACK 9/2008: "Bush Administration Adds $4 Trillion To National Debt"

Obama's Drone Surge in Pakistan Doing More Damage Than Good

Anyone know why Barbara and Laura Bush didn't attend

Concord Could Fine Students For Cutting Class

Bullfighting should be illegal.

I'm going to set the alarm and watch Morning Joe tomorrow and pray

Called Millionaires Boehner & Cantor

Called Millionaires Boehner & Cantor

Does Murdoch's wiretapping extend to US? Ask James O'Keefe.

Netflix to offer unlimited DVD plan, raise price to stream too

WI State Senate dem primaries: All six FAKE dems lost! The six REAL DEMS WON!!!

Charlie Chaplin final speech in The Great Dictator (1940)

Debt Ceiling, do you care about 'Me, Me, Me! Now! Now! Now!'

Protesters shout "SHAME" at Governor Walker

Question for Movie people (maybe older ones?)

Media is a lynch mob that is out of control - trial is over - stop trying her on the media

Assange's lawyer seems to be acknowledging rape -- just calls it by another word.

This Just In: GOP Congressional Leadership Felled by Brain Virus!

Polls closing in WI recall live or sites to check...

Obama is flat out sharp.

Heads up.....Netflix to increase fee from $7.99 to 15.98 for streaming + physical DVD plan

!!!-US Taxpayers SUBSIDIZING Murdoch---News Corp has MADE-NOT PAID: $4.8 BILLION on income taxes!!!

Why does the Senate Chaplain make $150k and have staff making $129k, $86k, and $52k?

If Cantor were shorting a publicly traded company he had this much control over

Rockefeller Urges Probe Into News Corp. For Phone Hacking

Any decrease in our benefits is a de-facto increase in our taxes, it seems to me.

John Nichols: If Obama Hikes Medicare Eligibility Age, That Will Be A 12 Percent Benefit Cut


Whoa, not so fast. Before we declare "Victory over GOP Day", did you look at the details?

SECRET’S OUT: Cantor’s Secret Memo For $350bn In Cuts

Full Faith and Credit of the US Government : Violated

Full Faith and Credit of the US Government : Violated

Not getting Obama a progressive congress will be the nations biggest political failure ever

So Lawrence O'Donnell's 'Last Word' segment last night - was he right or wrong?

Amazon aims to have voters decide on sales-tax law

Say They Raise Medicare to 67. What Difference Can Two Years Make?

I thinkSocialSecurity should be mean tested.

Congressional Panel to Study Proposed ‘News Corp/NSA Merger’

Joe Lieberman and his Medicare Gift (Proposals in the pipeline to shift more costs to seniors)

Krugman- News Corp is better viewed as a criminal enterprise than as a media organization.

Sherrod Brown proposal: Congress should get retirement benefits at same age as the rest of us

Didn't we have Medicare, Medicade, and Social Security the last time we had a balanced budget?

Foreign Company Admits Illegal Cash Donations to U.S. State Campaigns

“The truth is God, God has designed our eyes to, you know, to be attracted to her breasts.”

Want to know one of the reasons Obama put Medicare and SS in play?

If we don't touch social security...

If we fix the economy, we also fix Social Security

a package was delivered to me. right address, wrong name

WTF!!! John Boehner just emailed me another picture of his ass

How To I.D. Genetically Modified Food at the Supermarket

KRUGMAN: Our failure to create jobs is a choice, not a necessity

Some good news to the followers of the Murdoch scandal

I am almost 50 years old with a chronic health condition.

Casey Anthony to be retried?

Lawsuit: Chase Bank declared Fla. woman dead

Hero Conservationists Rescue Humpback Whale from Certain Death (Amazing Video!)

SEIU activists found NOT guilty of assault on tea partier

I just read an interesting article about Joe Scarborough.

Be careful of what McConnell is proposing...

This is for all of you who have hung Obama out to dry:

Wife Chops Off Husband's Penis, Throws in Garbage Disposal

Wife Chops Off Husband's Penis, Throws in Garbage Disposal

Rubio's Brother-in-Law is Convicted Drug Trafficker

Understanding the bizarro world of 'STRENGTHENING' SOCIAL SECURITY: Link and SIMPLE analogy

It Gets Better.

make no mistake, if US defaults and economy crashes, repukes are 100% to blame

Netflix doubling their prices as of 9/1

Past 4 Years News Corp Generated $10.4 Billion In Profits, Received $4.8 Billion BACK In Tax Rebates

The News is the Weather. Again.

FBI Has RAIDED Mississippi CHOCTAW Gaming Facility

Obama urged to probe Bush torture allegations

Man clubbed to the ground then shot to death when his beer explodes on impact.

So the Pukes caved and Obama looks like a brilliant strategist, outsmarted all of them:

I am astonished.

Drone strikes kill 58 in Pakistan

James K. Galbraith: "What fiscal crisis? The claim we face a fiscal crisis is a big untruth"

All we are saying, ..... is give peas a chance.


McConnell proposes to let Obama increase the debt ceiling without a majority vote in Congress! OK!

"Democratic support and defense of Barack Obama is a sad joke. This guy is no liberal."

DUers supporting investigation and prosecution of BUSH/CHENEY administration officials

Just curious, but why didn't our Democratic President, with the backing of the Democratic Senate...

How is the "Primary Obama!" movement coming along?

The county in which we live banned smoking outdoors . . . .

Monsanto's Glyphosate: "Armegeddon for Biodiversity"

Musing About The Enigma Of The Man We Elected President

On Empathy and Compassion...let's chat :)

This shit has got to stop and it has got to stop now!

Growth of income inequality a myth? (Help needed.)

Obama risks losing the left by considering entitlement cuts

The Democratic Left

UK Blog Charges that Phone Hacking Occured at ‘Daily Mirror’ Under Editor Piers Morgan

I hate it when preacher's use a person's funeral to give a

NYDOE awarded 27 million no bid contract to a Murdoch News Corp company.

He Is Their Creature

Overkill from the environmental perfection folks

Seriously, I am fucking TERRIFIED that my SSI check might not come nect month.

White House admits "some" medical value to cannabis - if big pharma supplies it

Silent thread in favor of Medicare-For-All (as opposed to outsourcing in to mandatory insurance)

Silent thread in favor of Medicare-For-All (as opposed to outsourcing in to mandatory insurance)

Michelle's '1,556 Calorie' Lunch: How Low Can They Go?

JAMA report: Parents should lose custody of super obese kids

Fan Who Caught Jeter's 3,000th Hit May Owe IRS Thousands

PHOTO: The FIRST checks to be withheld before Social Security checks should be...

tell me, how is it that defense spending still remains virtually untouchable...?

tell me, how is it that defense spending still remains virtually untouchable...?

How can we tackle the unemployment issue if we don't want to deal with it's vicious circles?

Scientology defector in Corpus Christi alleges harassment

Lori Klein, Arizona State Senator, Pointed Loaded Gun At Reporter Richard Ruelas's Chest

Shuttle docking filmed by Japanese observatory

FBI, IUP partner to create anti-terror degree program(Master of Science in Strategic Studies in WMD)

[Italian finance minister] Tremonti in trouble

Colombia to receive Black Hawk training facility

Barney Frank says financial overhaul is ‘holding up very well’

Ex-Goldman Sachs official may pursue lawsuit against SEC

(Washington state) A Tourism Office Falls Victim to Hard Times

Philippine gunmen snatch US citizens on Tictabon

Radioactive contaminated beef found in Shizuoka

CIA moves to protect key analyst in bin Laden raid

Family of Robert F. Kennedy Rethinks His Place at Library

Man ignores teen's rape in flowerbed

US ran fake vaccine project in hunt for bin Laden: report

Cisco Said to Be Cutting as Many as 10,000 Jobs

Family ties bring Murdoch more US legal worries

Cantor: Taxing The Rich Off The Table, But Making Students Pay More Immediately Is Fine

Anonymous hits US military contractor site

Murdoch To Appear Before Parliament Committee Over Phone Hacking Scandal

CIA moves to protect key analyst in bin Laden raid

Heat wave spreads into the Northeast

Fan Who Caught Jeter's 3,000th Hit May Owe IRS Thousands

Tories To Vote For Withdrawal Of BSkyB Bid

Karzai's brother killed by bodyguard

Two NYPD cops accused of beating teenager outside their Bronx stationhouse

Phone hacking: Rupert Murdoch 'to face MPs'

Army Ranger to get Medal of Honor for heroics in Afghanistan

Officials: Aghan President Karzai's Half-Brother Shot Dead

Strauss-Kahn sues French accuser for libel

Julian Assange to launch fresh extradition appeal in high court (UK)

Pak threatens to pull troops from Afghan border

Exclusive: (Scotland Yard) Detective to sue News International for harassment

News Corporation Announces Stock Repurchase Program of $5 Billion

Syrian President Bashar Assad Has 'Lost Legitimacy,' Says Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton

U.N. says U.S. Broke Torture Rule in Denying Access to Manning

McConnell Proposal Gives Obama Power to Increase Debt Limit

Abortion-rights activist plans Wichita clinic

Senate GOP Mulls New Debt Strategy

German Parliament Approves Plans for Nuclear Exit by 2022

US deports man to Guatemala decades after massacre that left over 150 people dead

Suspected US drones kill 38 in Pakistan

Wisconsin’s Summer of Recall Elections Begins

Moody's cuts Ireland credit rating to junk status

Rockefeller Urges Probe Into News Corp. For Phone Hacking

Putin says U.S. monetary policy "hooliganism"

Wife Chops Off Husband's Penis, Throws in Garbage Disposal

Sherwood Schwartz Dead at 94

Rep. West, Discharged From Army For Abusing An Iraqi, Tells Obama Intimidation Is Wrong

Rupert Murdoch facing BSkyB defeat as (all political) parties unite in call to drop takeover

Violent clashes in Belfast as loyalist marching season ends

Dissident Chinese Writer Flees to Germany

Sen. Jay Rockefeller Seeks U.S. Agency Probes of News Corp. Phone Hacking

House turns out lights on Barton's bulb bill

Brewer calls Nov. 8 recall election for Pearce

Ron Paul won't seek congressional term in 2012

Obama gives Social Security warning in debt debate

McConnell Blinks

(WI) Waukesha County clerk Nickolaus plans to use more secure ballot bags

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Alert status lifted at Cooper reactor

Facundo Cabral, Argentine folk singer and messenger of peace, shot dead

45 killed,as US drone strikes in Pak's north-west

Italy may become the new “I” in PIGS

Romney rejects gay marriage pledge

(California State University) poised to OK 12 percent tuition hike

McConnell: no real deficit deal until Obama is gone

Geithner wants debt limit deal by next week

George W. Bush Should Be Prosecuted Over Torture, Says Human Rights Watch

Robert Fripp's "North Star"

Al Gore Returns With New Climate Campaign (The "Climate Reality Project")

Maine Denny’s restaurants reverse transgender restroom policy

I like my avatar

If no deal by Aug. 2, Obama can't guarantee Social Security checks will go out

If no deal by Aug. 2, Obama can't guarantee Social Security checks will go out

Willie Nelson's "I Never Cared For You"

Theres a live one in GD

Betty Ford service -- on TV? Anyone know?

Betty Ford service -- on TV? Anyone know?

Tight Finish Possible in Calif. US House Race

PHOTO: "Your bowl is over THERE, dammit!"

Hibernating for awhile with A Dance with Dragons...

Heat Index 111 in Louisville! And not even noon yet.

social networks

Doctor has me monitoring my BP. Apparently it's lower AFTER I work out.

Dazed And Confused

One for the Darwin Awards: "US man dies in 'Russian roulette' incident"

Last Tango In Paris

Court mulls if government can force you to decrypt your password


Shapes of Things

When The Man Comes Around

White Rabbit


A Salty Dog

Bring It On Home To Me

Touch Me

Don't Play That Song

VIDEO: Puppets give 10 reasons why they hate Facebook ("F**k you, Mike! I will not join your cult!")

A list of innovative phrases to use while at work (language warning)

kitten vs TWO scary things

Protesters drown out Walker at Gateway event (WI, Repug Gov)

White House admits marijuana has ‘some’ medical value

The GAB shut down the Exit Polls in Wisonsin

Utility planted 'citizens' to support restart of reactors [Japan]

Appeals court: No forced meds for Loughner

Nadler On Obama's Medicare Proposal: 'There Won't Be Any Democratic Votes For That'

Samuel Jackson reads 'Go the Fuck to Sleep'

I've been called out twice in a GD thread that I was barely participating in

Barker, N.Y. Town Clerk Quits her Job Rather Than Sign Marriage Licenses For Gay Couples

Barker, N.Y. Town Clerk Quits her Job Rather Than Sign Marriage Licenses For Gay Couples

James Brown Miso Soup commercial

The Doctor?

Does your city have an all-bacon food truck? San Francisco does!

Damn... Another evening thunderstorm in Denver

Voodoo Child


Anyone else having trouble with hotmail? It has only been working half the time

FOOD PORN: Shrimp and Deviled-Egg Salad Rolls...WITH BACON!

Dying bats called No. 1 mammal crisis in U.S.

RIP WURZEL (Motorhead Guitarist)

I love Alan Grayson, but the thread title "Im in, are you?" makes me think of Frank Zappa

See a police traffic check? No problem, light up a joint before hand!

Curtain Rods

Producer Alphonso 'Fonce' Mizell dies

Netflix hikes prices, adds DVD-only plan

Phone-hacking: US senator requests probe (into News Corp.)

Introducing Kory (with pictures of our other pups)

What the hell is wrong with some people?

It's never too early for Early Times. Especially with a hot chick. I'm in.


Revalations 6:7 = 13 isn't that cute? do you believe in bullshit?

Help. There's a Dildo on my DU. And it's purple.

Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee so good yur eyes will burn

Cat bells?

One by one, bars get tapped out

What is your dream lifestyle of the moment? Me I'd love to live in either france or Italy. Somewhere

Hey Lounge, when you're on a diet, what's your favorite food or snack?

How's this for an action figure?

MMMMM...MORE Food Porn! "Classic Thai Fried Rice"

Oh the irony: I just noticed that Creekdog has a Bill the CAT avatar.

Pet Peeve..."God Bless America" at the 7th inning stretch...

You might say I'm crazy or odd

(All 6) Fake Democrats lose in Wis. primary recalls

Introducing my new baby... Yoda!

Do you believe in kitty karma?

Murdoch's News Corp. Received Billions in U.S. Tax Refunds

Libyan Rebels Accused of Pillage and Beatings

Gordon Brown condemns 'disgusting work' of (Murdoch's) News International journalists

# # # # # # # # # # # # # # JULY MILESTONES # # # # # # # # # # # # # # first edition...

Video games. Lovem em' or hate em'?

Budget cuts, First Priority

Cross-posted to LBN: Russian Women’s Soccer Team To Play In Bikinis To Sell Tickets

New phrase : Quagmire of Fail

WSJ: Conrad's Budget Seeks Revenue from Offshore Tax Havens. Video of his floor speech.

Time: The GOP's hardliner: How Eric Cantor thwarted the Obama-Boehner debt deal

NYT Supports Conrad's Budget Plan, Says President's Offers Cut Too Much, Would Stagnate Economy

Favorite Harry Potter movie so far? (spoilers ok)

Eugene Robinson: Don’t blame ‘both sides’ for debt impasse

Mike Luckovich nails it!

DCCC chair cites 'internal war' between Boehner and Cantor in debt talks

Using a comparison of 2 states to show the (bad) effect of the types of cuts the Republicans are fo

Immelt, Donohue: Make deal now

Obama Administration Defends Aid To Palestinians, Say It's Key To Mideast Peace

Newsflash -- Obama and Boner agree to shut down government every other Wednesday....

Has Obama said this? If not, why not?

Great moments in Presidential History. "Time to eat our peas".

Harry Potter vs. the Ministry and Obama vs. the GOP: a sense of false security.

How does Lawrence O'Donnell's characterization of Obama's position make you feel

The car is heading for the cliff, and we're arguing about how to fix the engine

EXPOSED: Undercover Video Reveals Bachmann’s Gay-‘Curing’ Clinic (VIDEO)

Fair Elections Now Act has four new sponsors in the House

Why is Boehner stalling on the budget talks?

Boehner abandons responsibility to protect full faith and credit of U.S.

I'm usually a defender of Obama, and political pragmatism, but this is killing me now.

Boehner and McConnell: Spending cuts do not create jobs. It destroys jobs and adds more debt.

O'Donnell explains Obama's approach to the debt negotiations and why he's winning the fight. ~ MSNBC

Say It Loud: "Current GOP Leaders Voted 19 Times To Increase Debt Limit By $4 Trillion"

Fox Nation vs. Reality: On The Debt Ceiling

What has Murdoch and FOX done in the USA comparable in the UK?

Since there seems to be so much Harry Truman love around here lately:

Bronze age Mutant Ninja Turtle opts out of debt limit talks

Landmark Agreement Moves 757 Species Toward Federal Protection

Time To Declare Victory

Southern Poverty Law Center labels Senator Rand Paul an ‘extremist’

Obama on GOP cuts: “I’m not going to take money from old people and screw students"

Got bored and started googling Fox News "scoops". Here's the first one I found:

Every single Presidential election of the past 50 years has been won in the political center

Do You Favor Cuts To Social Security And Medicare?

The Shelters That Clinton Built

Krugman: Thugs of the World

WSJ's Washington Wire: Grover Norquist Issues New GOP Marching Orders

Could the debt ceiling issue be Obama's liberal trump card?

Just a thought about the McConnell proposal...

Medicare Is Not “Bankrupt” Health Reform Has Improved Program’s Financing

ABC News is finally making the connection: Bachman's "ex-gay" fraud = gay bashing = teen suicides

Using Clawbacks to Punish Bank Executives

GOP Reps: Obama "clueless," "liar," $4 trillion plan "nickels and dimes"

McConnell waves white flag on debt ceiling?

Bill Maher Thinks You're Stupid Enough to Elect Sarah Palin

Romney rejects gay marriage pledge

"This is the dumbest story ever written in all of human history."

Social Security is 100% self-funded: so why would Obama stop checks on Aug 3rd?

Obama says he cannot guarantee Social Security checks will go out on August 3

President Obama: "...I think the American people agree with me on that."

McConnell blinks? Teabagger heads explode, demand "Pontius Pilate" be burned in effigy!

Lawrence O'Donnell: What you are seeing is the most masterful rope-a-dope ever seen by a president

Obama has played the Republicans like a damned fiddle, yet we are worried about his technique

The Worm Has Turned (Grover Norquist supports McConnell's proposal)

UN Official Says US Breaks Rules On Access To Detainee In Torture Probe

Mr. President don't listen to Ed Schultz

just got a call to join a Santorum forum - what do I ask?

Polls: Obama gaining support among independents, most blame Bush/Wall Street for economic mess

Obama to Cantor "Am I dealing with Boehner, or am I dealing with you?”

May I feel some Obama love around here tonight ?

Al Sharpton on fire

Isn't the idea that a man is suppose to be attracted to a woman's breasts

On the "should we stop teaching cursive" discussion . . .

Is Senator McConnell the Charlie Sheen of the Senate?

Media, you must stop letting the R's use 'small business' as a shield to keep tax cuts for top 1%

Does Obama deserve our support?

Just a note: when the smoke clears Obama will have backed a cut in SS and Medicare.

Kerry tells MA AARP members he will fight against cuts to SS and Medicare

Official "Call Out taterguy" thread. Check in here!

Eric B. and Rakim sum it all up re: Obama "Don't Sweat the technique"

Lawrence O'Donnell Slams Newsweek For Sucking Up To Palin

FDNY Joins We Are Wisconsin

Durbin: 'Slow Going' Inside Debt Limit Talks

Channel 4 News exclusive: News of the World payments to police issue raised in 2000

Michele Bachmann, July 11, 2011, Washington MUST cut spending

Thom Hartmann: Mister President - FDR has critical advice for you!


Jim Hightower - Why We Need Public Financing for Elections

Ash Cloud and Time Lapse Footage - Iceland

Boehner: Spending Cuts Are The GOP Concession In Debt Ceiling Talks

As Shuttle Retires, What's NASA's New Mission?

Thom Hartmann: The Republicans did the same to Carter in 1979

Young Turks: Obama Wants Entitlement Cuts?

O'Reilly Goes After Bachmann

Rupert Murdoch Calls Sam Seder To Clear Up This Whole Phone Hacking Scandal

The USA's Reaction to Abby Wambach's Equalizer & Ali Krieger's Penalty Winner

Obama cannot guarantee Social Security checks will go out on August 3

Papantonio: The Potential Fall of Murdoch’s Filthy Empire

George Galloway's epic rant against Rupert Murdoch

Obama, Republicans and Peas?

Papantonio: Will The D.O.J. Investigate Murdoch's Potentially Criminal Activities? - Part 3/3

Fox Fight! Geraldo Threatens To Punch Goldberg For ‘Low Blow With Heavy Racial Overtones’

President Obama's News Conference on Deficit Reduction (7/11/11 FULL)

Pawlenty doesn't know his Reagan history

Boehner Does Damage Control For McConnell (how cute)

Keiser Report: Ratings Racket, Post-Carbon Community (E163)

Anonymous Message To Monsanto; We fight for farmers!

Pawlenty on whether being gay is a choice

Rick Perry Partners With 'Apostle' Who Thinks The Statue Of Liberty Is A 'Demonic Idol'

Papantonio: Will The D.O.J. Investigate Murdoch's Potentially Criminal Activities?

McConnell's Plan To Give Obama Power Stuns GOP

Debate on Human Rights Watch's Call For Bush Admin Officials Be Tried For Torture 1 of 2

Media Matters Is ATTACKED: The FOX Cycle In Action

Thom Hartmann talks to Susan Feinberg who caught Paul Ryan in the act!

Thom Hartmann: Could the Murdoch hacking scandal include Fox News?

Clinton Foundation Accused of Sending Haiti Shoddy Trailers - Democracy NOW!

The Dark Side of 'Smart' Meters

Bernie Saunders: Mr. President, Keep Your Word-DON'T CUT SOCIAL SECURITY

The Vertcal Farm

Olbermann Says He Was "Blackmailed" By Murdoch!

"24 Hours Of Reality" - Al Gore Returns With New Climate Campaign -

#48 GOP Cognitive Dissonance

[Italian finance minister] Tremonti in trouble

June's Abysmal Jobs Report is Just the Beginning

TCS, Infosys, Wipro margins to fall as US outsourcing customers like Walmart, Home Depot, cut rates

"Grave of the railroad workers" believed to have been discovered in La Legua dig

Paul B. Farrell: War is hell, politics is hell and I’m mad as hell

Hawk Nation: A Guide to the Catastrophic Debt Ceiling Debate

David Korten: The Story of a New Economy

Immigrants May Be Fed False Stories to Bolster Asylum Pleas (NY Times story related to DSK accuser)

Time: How Eric Cantor thwarted the Obama-Boehner debt deal

Pakistan 'punished' in Pipelineistan

delete -- i posted a dupe. nt

China keeps up oil hunt

Economists Letter to Obama Sept 2010: Target what drives deficits. Don't fix what isn't broken.

The Vote to End Capitalism

Why Not a Generation of Graft Dodgers?

Manufactured Crisis, Manufactured Crisis, Manufactured Crisis!

Manufacturing Deficit Fear

Family of Robert F. Kennedy Rethinks His Place at Library

IRAN: Ahmadinejad urges Arabs to democratize even as his nation doesn't

MIT Researchers Crack The Code On Cheaply Printing Solar Cells On Paper, Fabric

Contagion in the euro zone Selecting default

Dean Baker: Is Peter Peterson a Major Driver of the Country's Debt?

No debt-limit deal? Your investments plummet

Obama Grasping Centrist Banner in Debt Impasse

Harry Potter Explores Life's Big Questions

Romney: Waffles and Bain in 2012

Damned If You Do or Don’t: How Murdoch Reporters’ Bribes to British Cops Violate U.S. Law

Copper mining will crush ancient Afghan site

'SuperPACs' flex muscle through campaign cash - USA Today (the Roberts Money flows)

Salon Interview w/ Bob Vander Plaats, the "fiercely anti-gay" author of "The Marriage Vow"

Hollywood Embraces Obama's 'Groundhog Day'- Debt Negotiation Comment

In Debt Ceiling Fight, Obama Has the Edge

Most Minnesota lawmakers still accepting paychecks during government shutdown

Five little-known vegetables that could help end hunger

The fiendish brilliance of Mitch McConnell

Spitzer: Prosecute News Corp.

Tea Party groups to target lawmakers on debt ceiling (brownshirt tactics planned) - USA Today

Historical Source of Tax Revenue as Share of GDP - Tax Policy Center

Party leaders unite against Murdoch

Is News Corp infested by a culture of corruption?

Kudos to Egypt for Ditching the IMF

The Relentless Christian Crusade to Prevent Kids from Learning Science

The 'Left" is making the biggest mistake in political history by ignoring talk radio.

David Cay Johnston: It pays to be Murdoch. Just ask the U.S. gov't.

Mass psychosis in the US

Climate Regulations a Job Killer? Quit Crying Wolf

"President's Park South" planned for 52 acre site between White House & Wash. Monument.

Peak oil review - July 11

Why Policy Changes in Germany and Italy Are Good for the Future of Renewable Energy

House GOP Whines Of Senate Inaction; Return Of Styrofoam Cups To Capitol Only Energy Action To Date

PNAS - University Of Exeter Scientists Predict Loss of 11% Of Global Species By 2100 - Mongabay

Kiss This Xingu River Waterfall Goodbye (Probably These People Too) - Upstream From Belo Monte Dam

U Nebraska Study - TransCanada Gave "Unrealistically Optimistic" View Of Tar Sands Pipeline Risk

In New Study, San Francisco Tops List of Greenest Cities in the U.S. and Canada

From FL To AZ, Drought's Power Worsens When Combined W. Broke Governments, Hard Times - NYT

Al Gore to Connect dots on Extreme Weather, Climate Change

Whales 'at risk' from oil surveys (BBC)

This American Life — Game Changer

New York plans for green makeover are hit by cuts (BBC)

Researchers Study Pesticide Pathways into the Atmosphere (25x surface runoff!)

Landscape Change Leads to Increased Insecticide Use in U.S. Midwest

Border Fences Pose Threats to Wildlife on U.S.-Mexico Border, Study Shows

Utility planted 'citizens' to support restart of reactors

Popular fungicides failing, may cause hard choices for apple growers

Nuclear waste: Back to Yucca Mountain?

Research Assistant wanted

Nigerians collecting rainwater

Environmental Groups Line Up Against Chevron Over Company's Attempt to Block Ecuador Clean-up

Detroit, reborn as Bike City

Rhino horn 'kingpin' Lemtongthai in South African court

Chesapeake to spend $1 billion to hasten natural gas adoption as (auto) fuel

Company sprays forest with fracking fluid, destroys most of the plants.

Switch from corn to grass would raise ethanol output, cut emissions

Front yard garden controversy revelation: front lawns are useless

Vertical Farms, often derided as a pipe dream that'll never happen... ARE HERE

High levels of radiation detected in Northwest rainwater

The Japanese Obon Festival

Playing God

If God was a car...

Sex Offender Arrested for Priest's Murder