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Archives: July 12, 2011

Governance. Not politics.

Very simple way to stop breast feeding in restaurants

Researchers embedded themselves in the Greater Boston Tea Party...



Krugman to Teachers' Union: You're Not to Blame for the Economic Crisis

A Email from Media Matters for America. Asking us to get Congress to investigate NewsCorp Here

A Email from Media Matters for America. Asking us to get Congress to investigate NewsCorp Here

Colorado Summer

And Yet... Here Are Some Silly, Naive, Progressive Ideas To Keep In Mind...

MILITARY MIGHT In The Name of Who? Sen. Jeff Sessions (R) Wrong on Bush Tax Cuts

Evidence: GOP State Senator Blackmailed Into Voting For Scott Walker’s union-busting proposal.

toon: Creating a Vibrant Economy...

Headline Juxtaposition of the Day

Repugs and gun safety

Japan can't say when nuclear reactors will restart

Transcript: Boner on Laura Ingraham .... Delete if already posted

Makeshift malls slow to open (JAPAN)

I love this...

It’s a Season of Recalls for Voters in Wisconsin

Evacuation shelters plagued by heat, stench (JAPAN)

Delaying Medicare eligibility is bad for health.

McConnell cites Anthony trial outcome as reason not to try terrorists in US

Rep. Corrine Brown calls her meandering district the ‘most popular’ in America

Keith... Is... Kicking... Ass...

Omaha civil rights leader dies

People go nuts over free Slurpees

Thank you Keith, you never fail to knock it out of the park. If we can not

Thank You DUers!!! I read my mom all your birthday wishes this afternoon

I have not been in a fight in 35 years. And I know it is childish......

Estimates of the Effects of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Big Pharma screws asthma sufferers

One more thing on voter suppression…

Murdoch hacks into UK Politician's phone and bank... any US politicians?

And By The Way...If The Reasoning Behind Some Of These Cuts, Raises In Eligibility Age... wants voters to decide sales tax issue

Judges in US, Canada approve Nortel patents sale

So who do you think will be Obama's toughest challenger ... for the GOP nomination?

Heads Up! Alan Grayson is on Ed Show right now

Leon Panetta channels Donald Rumsfeld

Leon Panetta channels Donald Rumsfeld

New Package. Same Ol' Brew.

No disrespect intended, but is President Obama

What are the rich going to PUT ON THE TABLE?

Longtime anti-nuclear engineer prepared to fight from within field to right wrongs (JAPAN)

175,000 Rebuild The Dreams Supporters Gathering this Weekend.

Alan Grayson to RUN for CONGRESS

Tom Tomorrow: Crisis on Glox

Another reason to double up on that espresso or Chinese green

Another reason to double up on that espresso or Chinese green

HBO Documentary Tells Workers’ Story in Stella D’oro Strike

Eliot Spitzer's phone hacked?

Snowe: No Cuts to Social Security and Medicare in Debt Limit Deal

How many members of Congress have held blue collar jobs?

Joan Baez Diffuses Right-Wing Protest At Idaho Concert (2009)

The Miss USA Pageant and America’s “Dummy Map”

Why "Caylees law" is a bad idea

Mark Thompson is a Progressive talk show host on Sirius left check out

Rep. Grijalva E-Mail: "We categorically oppose ANY benefit/eligibility cuts" to SS Medicare/Medicaid

ReTHUGS said their only task was to make Obama fail

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

Steny Hoyer On Debt Ceiling: Don't Expect A Single Vote Without Revenues

Naked Capitalism: Obama's Allegiance Is to the Capitalist Classes

NY Times - "Ideology Trumps Economics" - Democrats Exposing Republican Hypocrisy

538: Liberal Democrats Have Leverage on Debt Deal

538: Liberal Democrats Have Leverage on Debt Deal

Here's a Deficit Plan...

Please, President Obama, please make it stop. Hit them back. Hit them back hard.

In half a century we've gone from "Ask not what your country can do for you..." to

"Pull off the Band-Aid. Eat your peas."

Michele Bachmann used to sue tax scofflaws for IRS

Michelle Bachman The Submissive Wife

WaPo - Eugene Robinson - "Don’t blame ‘both sides’ for debt impasse" - Blame The Republicans

New York Times Op-Ed: "Barack Obama wants a right-leaning deficit deal"

"Federal Government Rules Marijuana Has No Accepted Medical Purpose"

"Balance", Grasshoppers...

Shuttle docking filmed by Japanese observatory

I'm In. Are You? by Alan Grayson

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

Would it be possible to send anyone who says "adult conversation' to Gitmo?

My father died at 66 years, 8 months and 2 days.

Beck: "I'll Bet You To 80 Percent Of This Audience I Sound Nuts On Some Of The Things That I Say"

Beck: "I'll Bet You To 80 Percent Of This Audience I Sound Nuts On Some Of The Things That I Say"

Obama Doesn't Want a Progressive Deficit Deal

Colombia to receive Black Hawk training facility

Is there a single DUer who believes that Murdoch and his

Did anyone catch Tom Graves on MSNBC?

ABC Nightline doing a piece on the Bachmann Clinic tonight - This oughta be good!

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

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

The Shelters That Clinton Built

Guardian UK: Greece set to default on massive debt burden, European leaders concede

75 years later and the economy and weather are eerily

Removal of reactor fuel won't start until 2021 (JAPAN)

I'm just wondering… When Obama was at the negotiation table, where was his back up against the GOP?

Police reports show different side of Michele Bachmann

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

OMG! Medicare is on the Chopping Block!

Please Have Your Credit Card Ready

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

In case anyone was wondering, 'New Horizons spacecraft now halfway to Pluto.'

In case anyone was wondering, 'New Horizons spacecraft now halfway to Pluto.'

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

Obama Administration Requires Banks to Extend Foreclosure Forbearance for Unemployed Workers

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.

Orrin Hatch Rips 'Perverse' Tax System That Spares Lower Middle Class

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.

Paul Krugman: "We tried to stimulate the economy, and it didn’t work." A poor excuse for inaction

Luckovich lampoons GOP whining

Progressive group makes a rally call directed at Obama

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

Scientology defector in Corpus Christi alleges harassment

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?

Did anyone else just hear Keith say he was blackmailed?

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

DKos: Paul Ryan's Dinner Companions, Not The $350 Wine, Are The Story

Karzai's brother killed by bodyguard

Westboro church to picket Betty Ford funeral services

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

A Tale Of Two Chesapeake Bays

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

Campaign to split California returns.

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

Listen to Lawrence's description of PrezO's brilliant strategizing.

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

Linda Harvey: Teacher’s union gives ‘$$ incentives’ for students to be gay

McConnell, Boehner blast Obama over debt talks

Just announce that all airports will be closed as of July 31st at midnight

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

Really? We have a chance to try to do something about 30 and 50 year debt and

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

A vote for a repubican just ain't gunna happen

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

What an insane day reading the posts here...

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

If the election were held tomorrow, I would vote for Obama.

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?

Via Joe.My.God.~Gaydar Inducts Marcus Bachmann, husband of TeaParty pres candidate Michele Bachmann

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?

Dean Baker: Manufacturing deficit fear to kill Social Security and Medicare

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

Republicans are breathing a sigh of relief, everywhere

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

Man masturbated while rape victim testified in court

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)

The Tea Party is the single greatest threat facing this country

Larry O'Donnell was absolutely brilliant tonight on Obama's debt ceiling strategy!

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

Derf: War On Terror Update!

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

Raising Medicare Eligibility: Obama's PINK SLIP Notice

Raising Medicare Eligibility: Obama's PINK SLIP Notice

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

There is no shared sacrifice. There is no shared pain.

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?

For those who have the "Reelz" cable channel...

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!

Eisenhower on Social Security...Obama had best heed his words.

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

2007: THE time has come, Senator Barack Obama says, for the baby boomers to get over themselves.

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...

President's Jobs Council Says Workers Are The Reason They're Jobless

President's Jobs Council Says Workers Are The Reason They're Jobless

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

On movement politics and ELITE history

A Home Is a Lousy Investment (WSJ)

Pennsylvania looking into possible cheating on state tests

GOP: "No Peas"

Hispanic group wants Weiner's NY district gone

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’

Obama considering Republican for U.S. Attorney for Utah

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

Republicans Call a Punt!

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

House, Senate liberals introduce resolutions to protect Social Security

Notice how Mr. "Poor Me" Obama keeps referencing his own "political pain" . . .

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

What brand of catfood do you like best?

How many Americans actually give a happy monkey fuck ?

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

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

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

I'm gobsmacked. We wanted Medicare for all. He wants to give us Medicare for fewer.

He’s Just Not That Into You - Krugman

I would have more trust in Obama during these debt ceiliing negotiations except for one thing,

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


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

U.S. Helps “Rebels” Murdering Black Libyans

U.S. Helps “Rebels” Murdering Black Libyans

Fuck the whiny rich and their imaginary problems

Fuck the whiny rich and their imaginary problems

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

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

Betty Ford Memorial Service link

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

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

The Banksters are waging war on the WORLD

Calls to try Bush administration officials for war crimes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

Obama is flat out sharp.

!!!-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

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

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

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?

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

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

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.

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

I just read an interesting article about Joe Scarborough.

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

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:

Drone strikes kill 58 in Pakistan

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

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

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?

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

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

There Is No Economic Justification for Deficit Reduction by James K. Galbraith

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?

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...

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

DUer hayu_lol Has Passed Away

Press Release: FBI And SEC Urged To Investigate Murdoch's News Corp Under Foreign Corrupt Practices

BART protest causes major delays in service

Scientology defector in Corpus Christi alleges harassment

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

Imprisoned Cult Leader May Go Free On Legal Error

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

Nissan works on recharging Leaf with solar power

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

Boehner-Cantor rivalry affecting debt talks

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

U.S. to require more gun-buyer information in border states

Senate GOP Mulls New Debt Strategy

Apple, Microsoft Group Wins Approval to Buy Nortel Patents (major blow to Google)

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

Putin says U.S. monetary policy "hooliganism"

Sherwood Schwartz Dead at 94

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

House turns out lights on Barton's bulb bill

Ron Paul won't seek congressional term in 2012

McConnell Blinks

White House considering Republican for U.S. Attorney for Utah

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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

I'm In. Are You?

Italy may become the new “I” in PIGS

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

McConnell: no real deficit deal until Obama is gone

Robbie Cano wins home run derby

Geithner wants debt limit deal by next week

Lovely soothing music for ya:

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")

I'd like your DU opinion - DirectTV/Dish Network

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

DId anyone catch Bill Maher on Piers Morgan tonight?

Planes, Trains and automobiles. Tell us about your eventful trips.

Willie Nelson's "I Never Cared For You"

Sonny Boy Williamson

Theres a live one in GD

Terror Alerts by John Cleese 2011

Some late night music from Radiation Therapy.

Betty Ford service -- on TV? Anyone know?

Betty Ford service -- on TV? Anyone know?

Tight Finish Possible in Calif. US House Race

How can someone on twitter have hundreds of followers, but never made a tweet?

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

The "Do You Like Me Now?" Girl - your thoughts?

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

No DJing tonight on my part


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)

I just made a batch of my locally famous salsa

kitten vs TWO scary things

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]

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

Voodoo Child

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

RIP WURZEL (Motorhead Guitarist)

Anyone have a Hyundai Elantra?

how can I freeze a gif and copy just one of the frames?

Netflix hikes prices, adds DVD-only plan

Introducing Kory (with pictures of our other pups)

Tell us about the best exhibition you have been to. I saw Monet in the '80s in Boston

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


Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee so good yur eyes will burn

Cat bells?

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

You might say I'm crazy or odd

Introducing my new baby... Yoda!

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

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

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

Conrad proposes significant defense cuts

The American people will not accept? follow by Boehner crap

"Do some hard stuff" eh?...Okay let's start by taming us some Corporate Power.

Obama’s message on debt is just right

Krugman: No, We Can't? Or Won't?

Six separate sources say the five Huff Post sources aren't real.

I missed Obama's press conference. Is it true...

"All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a CONGRESS of the United States..."

Gay Community Gears Up for Tammy Baldwin Senate Bid

Budget cuts, First Priority

Obama Outrage - title of email from Bold

Senator Marco Rubio’s Brother in Law: A Convicted Drug Trafficker (Univision)

Senator Marco Rubio’s Brother in Law: A Convicted Drug Trafficker (Univision)

Snowe: No Medicare of Social Security Cuts in Debt Deal

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?

I'm considering delaying my campaign contribution for two years.

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.

Mr. President, Invoke the 14th Amendment. Pay the Bills.

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

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"

President Obama thinks he has a bunch of lemmings in the Democratic Party.

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

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

Using Clawbacks to Punish Bank Executives

McConnell waves white flag on debt ceiling?

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

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

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

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 . . .

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?

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

Republicans Say They’ve Already Agreed To A Concession In Debt Fight: Raising The Debt Limit

First They Came...

Rupert Murdoch Scandal Over Illegal Surveillance 1-2 Democracy NOW!

Court Strikes Down FCC's Attempt to Relax Media Ownership Rules - Democracy NOW!

Murdoch Tabloid Paid Police For Royals Contact Information

Countdown - Will Rupert Murdoch's Empire Collapse Like A House Of Cards?

Murdoch Tabloid Accused Of Hacking 9/11 Victims Phones! What Does This Mean For FOX News?

South Sudan; New Nation Faces Unresolved Problems

Lawrence O'Donnell Slams Newsweek For Sucking Up To Palin

The End of the American Dream? From Prosperity For All to The Rich Take All

CNN: Fmr P.M. Gordon Brown Claims Other Murdoch Papers Hack Phone & Bank Account!

Bernie Sanders "People In This Country Are Sick & Tired Of TWO Wars That Go ON AND ON!"

American Genius in Practice

GOP Fights Against Bush's Energy Light Bulbs

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?

Clown Fight: O'Reilly vs Nancy Grace

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

George Galloway's epic rant against Rupert Murdoch

Obama, Republicans and Peas?

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

Michele Bachmann Blasted on The View for Signing "Slavery Letter"

Anonymous Message To Monsanto; We fight for farmers!

Olbermann SPECIAL COMMENT on Medicare: 'Social Safety Net is This Country's Greatest Accomplishment'

Pawlenty on whether being gay is a choice

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

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?

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

Noam Chomsky: In Israel, a Tsunami Warning

"Tendency Toward Egalitarianism May Have Helped Us Survive" (NYT/Science)

[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

Westboro church to picket Betty Ford funeral services

Eric Cantor's Magic Hold on John Boehner Finally Explained

Obama should have shifted the conversation to jobs and the failing economy. Here's how he could have

"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

Saudi Investor Alwaleed: News Corp’s News Of The World Was a “Rotten Apple

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"

In Debt Ceiling Fight, Obama Has the Edge

Five little-known vegetables that could help end hunger

Spitzer: Prosecute News Corp.

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

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

Water shortages affect 3rd world food production

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?

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

Honest Assessments of Our Energy Future

The Japanese Obon Festival

Playing God

Sex Offender Arrested for Priest's Murder