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Archives: July 14, 2011

Seeking Compromise, Boehner Proposes Gay Tax

What is your opinion of the McConnell plan on the debt ceiling?

Can someone tell me what Obama's current position is r/e debt ceiling?

Dear President Obama, and any other Dem who still feels working with the rethugs...

I'm In Earnest Here... This Weekend, Consider Renting This Double Feature...

Slowpoke: Post-Debt Ceiling Threats

Freepers go after a light-bulb poll.

The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, shall not be questioned

History Repeats - Parallels between The Blitz and GOP actions oday

Ramblings of a brainwashed citizen from the propaganda mill...this is why this country scares me

Reasons to Doubt the Taliban Killed Karzai's Half Brother

Violent storms, 117 heat index, and no power now for 5 hours.

Did Syria doctor this odd photo of Assad?

2/11 Repost - EASY ACTION - Write newspaper editors with help from Committee To Preserve SS/Medicare

Facts are indeed stubborn things..

“No Politician Left Behind,”

Spelling mistakes 'cost millions' in lost online sales (BBC)

"I have reached the point where I say enough,"

How did Japan build an air-tight “safety myth” around nuclear power?

Can the President have a Supreme Court Justice arrested?

UN sees Latin America growth but price bubbles 'a risk'

"Nothing is agreed to until everything is agreed to.."

Could there soon be free travel between the EU and Russia? a step closer to that with negotiations..

The Other View. The Early Berlin Wall

ACLU sues Montana State Prison over English-only mail policy

Dear Republicans - eat your own damn peas for awhile!

Detailed investigational video of what happened to Deep Water Horizon BOP

In LA, dire warnings as freeway closure looms

Post your predictions on the unnecessarily complex budget/debt standoff:

Prescribed Failure

Is that an Otter Pop in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

Armor Holdings pays fine for 'bribing UN official'

Self delete....bad rumor....thank goodness...nt

Self delete....bad rumor....thank goodness...nt

Giuliani heads to NH to explore presidential bid

Police reports show different side of Michele Bachmann

Cry me a fugging river Pat Toomey

Sophisticated IEDs used to trigger Mumbai blasts: Govt

Hey McConnell "smoke and mirrors" is how we got into this mess

The angry black man....

In Shadow of Death, Iraq and U.S. Tiptoe Around a Deadline

Salon: Finally, Rupert Murdoch Gets His Due

Murdoch and the Brazilian murdered by police

cut off spending to all GOP districts

Just another reason NFL owners are parasites


Moody's warns it may downgrade US credit rating

When earth passes gas

President Bartlet shows how to be hold the line against republicans

Manchin only Democratic senator to get money from conservative Koch brothers

Heard it many times now, from Libertarian types: Post-defaulto, we will be forced to live sans borro

Nicholas Kristof - The Opposing Party

Wrap 'em in Flags: A quote from the RNC playbook, straight from an RNC chair and a US Senator

Happy Bastille day, you enraged bourgeoisie!

Happy Bastille day, you enraged bourgeoisie!

Obama May Call Lawmakers to Camp David

The Great Missouri River Flood of 2011 (photos, photos, and more photos)

Its clear that the base of the GOP will be satisfied with nothing less than a dogmatic ideologue

dealing with evil mental midgets: Michele Bachmann’s defaulty logic

Chuck Todd standing up for Murdoch? Asks what has Murdoch done that TMZ has not done. Seems to

What's the better place to protest in support of Obama?

Kenny condemns Vatican response to allegations {ireland}

Hey Mitch - Marley dedicated this one to you

Kennedys at odds over compound

Dem senator: Exempt Social Security from debt limit, if necessary

Liberal organization links Wisconsin bills to Koch-funded group (ALEC)

Did the CIA fake a vaccination campaign? (incredible article)

Talk Radio’s Stephanie Miller :: Out, sexy, liberal & at a theater near you

"Field of Dongs"---Jon Stewart's bit about Marcus Bachmann last night was comedy genius.

Marcus And Michele Bachmann Explain Marriage

Transcript shows Perry likening office to pulpit

Alan Grayson on MSNBC at 10, support for campaign 75k first 48 hrs

James O'Keefe: e-panhandler

New WI Poll: With Recalls looming Walker approval falls to 37%

From the AP: Reid: Cantor should not be in debt limit talks

4 more Montana medical marijuana providers charged in federal crackdown

Debt Ceiling Talks: Republicans Their Own Worst Enemy

Cheez E. Chainsaw's Violent Video Games from Ruben Bolling's "Tom the Dancing Bug

Lyon County District Attorney Releases Bonta Police Report

THOUSANDS apply for rental assistance in Dallas

Senate Republicans officially say million dollar earners must not contribute anything to deficit fix

This guy knows the difference between birth and berth

No, Mister President, it WON'T bring your presidency down

Scott Walker Critics Say Effort To Recall Wisconsin Governor Likely To Prevail In 2012

Florida GOP effort to boost Scott's image not working according to Sunshine State poll

Iran oil bourse inaugurated

Gore launches new Climate Reality Project and huge event on 9/14

Debt talks reveal the Republicans’ apocalyptic war on government

Conrad Black on Rupert Murdoch - this is fall down funny

The Bacon Uprising: How China's Top-Secret Strategic Pork Reserve Is Burning Down The Amazon

If you subscibe to Netflix, your rates are going up...just in case you missed the memo.

No difference in women's and men's self-esteem in youth and early adulthood

Please Sign this petition at Media Matters--Immediate US Investigation of Phone Hacking

The Diane Rehm Show - grover norquist is the guest

Leon Panetta: Open Mouth, Insert Foot - Junge Welt/Germany

This article alleges with a default, the SS checks might not go out....

India says no leads in Mumbai bomb attacks

Surge Fails to Curb Afghan Civilian Deaths (Civilian Deaths at Record High)

Jon Stewart Mocks Marcus Bachmann, Gets Help From Jerry Seinfeld With 'Comedy Repression Therapy'

OK DUers where are the Fox goons like Ailes and ReTHUGS meeting

OK DUers where are the Fox goons like Ailes and ReTHUGS meeting

So, has anyone seen how Fox is covering the Murdoch scandal. I have flipped over there

On Rick Perry running for President.

Murdochs Resist Calls to Appear Before Parliament

2011 the most expensive year for natural disasters in history

Today is NATIONAL BUDGET CALL-IN DAY! Call for free.

Teabagger Prayer-off Throwdown

Casey Anthony to live in disguise, as if in witness protection program

er... reports that Niell Wallace (just arrested NoTW frm exec) was.... a police consultant last year

Rupert on the run: News Corp's UK future in doubt as MPs turn on Murdoch

Mired In Scandal, News Corp Seeks New York State’s Signoff For $27 Million No-Bid

This is what DU looked like to me after Mitch McConnell said republicans should cave

Should parents lose custody of obese children?

Murdoch Is Like A James Bond Novel Villain.....

Casey Anthony Admirers Sending Cash to Jailhouse Bank Account

Nasdaq OMX Raided in Sweden by Competition Agency (Verizon implicated too)

The Rude Pundit: Republican Intransigence, as Revealed Through Republicans in Conservative Media

Hate crimes against GLBT rose 13% in 2010

Danziger Toon- Rupert Makes The News

Carnahan's fundraising indicates he'll run for office again

Obama’s “Big Deal”: Wallowing with Pigs in Search of a Grand Center-Right Coalition

Latinos Surge but May Not Win Equal Political Clout

My Friend Just Got Ohio's Sex Offender Retroactive Redesignation Law Overturned!!!

California Runs Out Of Money Again, Comes Begging To Wall Street As Moody's Threatens To Go Nuclear

Tom Ferguson: Banks Refusal to Take Haircuts Stokes the Euro Crisis

Breaking - the Murdochs are now available for Parliament

Breaking - the Murdochs are now available for Parliament

Does DU need a Murdoch thread or section? This criminal mess will be

CNN exposes ‘terror expert’ as a fraud

nyone understand the foreclosure business?

Comcast Bans Seattle Man From Internet for His Cloudy Ways

"Undefeated" begging for "mobilizers" to buy 5 tickets to Quitter's stupid movie & give them away

Apparently the only second hand quotes from Obama DU can get worked up over

anyone remember Scarlet Woman's great thread on the threat to Social Security

Unaired ad from 1994 highlights Romney's Bain record

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's approval rating plunges further (now 27%)

Another Murdoch editor is arrested. Les Hinton @ the Wall Street Journal must be sweating bullets

US MUST investigate hacking. Why? Because the British Police and Govt. are full of Murdoch's minions

My Rupert Murdoch/Rick Perry karmic fantasy

Please, please tell me that the Cheney on the US soccer team is not related

Voters Still Blame Bush for the Economy

What do you think of this Lawrence O'Donnell notion that Obama is winning the debt ceiling fight?

And the mother of the year award goes to....'Mommy kept putting dust in her nose and throwing up,'

Vatican Reverses Stance On Gay Marriage After Meeting Tony And Craig

Righthaven learning it can't change the facts after it sues

From the WH press briefing yesterday,

The republicans have too many "Masters."

Hey RATpubliCONs - I found that $1.6 Billion your looking for

Bancroft family members regret sale of Wall Street Journal to Rupert Murdoch

A new poll shows BAD NEWS for Scott Walker. Here are the highlights:

South Dakota Boarding School Survivors Detail Sexual Abuse

NPR - Why Prosecutors Don't Go After Wall Street (Our Justice Dept.!)

Sherrod Brown petition: Join the Fight to Save Social Security and Medicare!

Luckovich- This Just In!

The President "Playing chess" "Rope-a-dope" and other nonsense

So last week the price of gas here in Austin was $3.35...

Fannie Freddie Phooey

Reuters BREAKING: Debt Ceiling Talks: Republicans Their Own Worst Enemy

Whaling commission bans suitcases of cash

McConnell says refuses to help Obama get reelected & that he refuses

The USA: We have seen the enemy and the enemy is us

Dayton: Will concede to GOP to end Minn. shutdown

House Dems Slam 'Racist,' 'Rovian' Voter ID Laws; Says DOJ Isn't Doing Enough

A pic I think sums up our situation nicely:

Bank Delays May Push 1 Million U.S. Foreclosure Filings to 2012

Guardian: Detectives have told a cousin of Jean Charles de Menezes his number

Amidst Horror Of Mumbai Bomb Attack, Twitter User Creates 'World's Most Moving Spreadsheet'

Edmund Burke Against Grover Norquist

Looks like FDL,

Phony accountability in Rhee’s D.C.

We need a decontamination room!!!

The Budget Process is where cuts and taxes are debated. Period.

The Budget Process is where cuts and taxes are debated. Period.

In a "NUT"-shell, the real problem with today's Repuke Party...

We're nearing the closing act of "The Debit Ceiling Crisis of 2011."

Minnesota Hindsight 2020: Shutdown Responsibility in Three Paragraphs

I didn't donate to the Obama campaign in 2008, but I might in 2012.

Tourists saw Calif. man fall into Maui blow hole

Dear Eric Cantor:

Nancy Pelosi Must Be Getting A Laugh At The Way Cantor Is Now Being 'Pelosied'

Fox is running this headline: Ratings Agencies warning Democrats

HEY! Rick Perry! If we "just hand it over to God," you can blow the presidency out your sick ASS.

HEY! Rick Perry! If we "just hand it over to God," you can blow the presidency out your sick ASS.

Toon describing the Repubs attitude Perfectly!

I haven't said this yet today, so please forgive my negligence...

Chicago Sun-Times: Braggart (Edelman) angers teachers' union after ...

Report: You Know You Are A Fucking Idiot, Right?

Clueless Fox News sock puppet Eric Bolling says "no domestic terrorist attacks during Bush admin"

I sometimes think of our Democracy as a simmering Civil War

A Bastille Day Miracle: My wife just lost her job AND got offered a new job within minutes.

Job creation by US companies inside the US and outside the US

Mitch McConnell Offers New Strategy In Debt Debate: Blame President Obama (UPDATE)

Zut Alors! It's Time For The Bastille Day Edition of Bad Cop, No Baguette

Fake Dem wins in Mequon (affluent town in Darling's WI Senate district.)

Questions re: Eric Cantor support...

Ten Reasons Why Even American Liberals Should Root for the GOP

I am outraged that Jane Hamsher would call me one of the "dumbest motherfuckers".

Fox's Eric Bolling: "I Don't Remember Any Terrorist Attacks On American Soil" Between 2000 And 2008"

Once again a Fox News host forgets 9/11 happened under Bush

Utility Shelves Ambitious Plan to Limit Carbon

Utility Shelves Ambitious Plan to Limit Carbon

White House asks GOP to go for the 'holy grail' in deficit package

McConnell's "Capitulation" is a Farce...Read the FINE PRINT

I'm glad we here at DU can all agree that there is never any excuse for vile language against women.

There is no question the media gives a disproportionate amount of time to the republican view verses

eric cantor is doing exactly what the republicans want him to do

eric cantor is doing exactly what the republicans want him to do

AP: The FBI is opening an investigating into News Corp.

Tensions Escalate as Stakes Grow in Fiscal Clash

I think that Fire Dog Lake should be a banned source for calling out Obama supporters.

White House offer to increase age of Medicare eligibility could save $125B over 10 years

Team USA invites Obama to World Cup

Wisconsin Recall Elections 2011: Upcoming recalls beginnning July 19

I don't understand... If you're not an "Obamabot," why do Hamsher's words offend you?

Has the user id "Dumbest motherfucker in the whole world" been taken.

Dial-a-Crowd Battles Spanish Banks Trying to Repossess Homes

Give It Up Cantor--You're the Wrong Religion for the Freaks!

Study: Minorities more likely to get tickets, have vehicles searched

Gay GOP Candidate Calls Bachmann A LIAR, 'HYPOCRITE And BIGOT'

GOP Senator: Maybe We Shouldn't Have Tied Debt Vote to Deficit Deal

Michigan Senate passes 48-month limit on welfare, raises wage cap

Michigan Senate passes 48-month limit on welfare, raises wage cap

Oh Oh! Murdoch paid lobbyists who oppose US anti-bribery law

Waaaah! Jane Hamsher said bad things about me! Waaaaah!

Rick Perry apologizes for Motherfucker (2005)

I like her

I never thought I would see so many hamsher threads

Tell those TeaBaggers, THE FIRST PAYMENT^ must go to

OMG...WTF is this? We no longer call businesses "business" but "job creators?"

Casey Anthony admirers sending her cash in jail

Fukushima July 14; radiation, cesium, rejection of MOX, nuke power etc.

roots action link

Today in the NY Post

9/11 Hero George W. Bush Shilling Autographed 9/11 Baseball Cards

Judge declares mistrial for Roger Clemens.

Judge declares mistrial for Roger Clemens.

Would you want a function here at DU that allows you to block posts by keyword?

They raised the prices of candy in the vending machines at work from $.65 to $.85

Lou Dobbs thinks President Obama is 'beneath contempt' for debt-ceiling warning

Dodd-Frank Provision: Human Rights Groups Call On SEC To Finalize Rule

In 2004, I was 100% convinced that BushCo was wiretapping Kerry's campaign's phones, now Murdoch is

How have we not passed a budget in 800 days?

Poll: Public Would Blame GOP In Event Of Default

Why aren't most people connecting the dots with Cantor making $$ off default?

Washington DC in the 1920s (photos)

Hey, DUers! Polls suggest that GOP would be to blame for the default, not Obama!

"I want what I want when I want it."

Charges filed in death of girl, 11, hit by bullet on July Fourth

Charges filed in death of girl, 11, hit by bullet on July Fourth

I thought that the comment about Ronald Reagan was a nice touch.

Here's the man who wants the government to shut down...

Karl Rove given credit for turning entire Alabama court system Republican.

Watching the Wee Little Fox Die................

Metro Pastor Resigns After Breaking Church 'Moral Guidelines'

Can someone please explain to me why a nasally voiced yard gnome like Norquist is still relevant?

What makes someone an "ardent" Obama supporter these days?

I've decided to come out as an Obamabot.

Does America Have A Financial Calamity Coming?

Perry says those who oppose his prayer summit are "intolerant"

Eric Cantor is 48. Who does he think he's fooling

Is it a bad idea to teach babies / toddlers to read by sight?

Is it a bad idea to teach babies / toddlers to read by sight?

Murdoch PHONE HACKING Scandal: Is CNN's Piers Morgan NEXT?

Beef Contaminated by Radiation Intensifies Food-Safety Concerns in Japan

Pledge Signing Fetish???--Umm, Isn't that Un-American???

Confirmed: FBI PROBING NEWS CORP. Allegations

"Apologetics of terrorism" - Fox News commentators

Happy Bastille Day!

Glenn Greenwald: Lamo Told Manning "None Of This Is For Print;" Wired Hid This Fact

Austrian Man Wins Right To Wear Pasta Strainer In License Photo

Rumsfeld Gets his Junk Checked by TSA at O'Hare

I'd call Eric Cantor a douchebag but.....

I'd call Eric Cantor a douchebag but.....

This is how crazee these repubs are... on Ratigan right now

Births, not new immigrants, push US Latino growth

Lawyer named to investigate Nickolaus (Waukesha County clerk) complaint

Lawyer named to investigate Nickolaus (Waukesha County clerk) complaint

Poll: Americans blame Bush for bad economy by wide margin

Armor Holdings charged in U.N. bribery scheme Sounds like what Murdoch did.

Pelosi and Boehner don't want to go to camp

Sorry Eric....He's Cool and you're...

So if Debt Ceiling were not raised, would that one fact stop the Wars?

In January 2001, CBO Projected an $889 Billion Surplus by 2011.

FBI to open 9/11 victims 'phone-hacking' investigation (BBC)

Trying to get a clear view of our priorities: Cut SS/Medicare or not?

Blackwater’s New Director: Bill Clinton’s Lawyer Jack Quinn

What's the better place to protest in support of Obama?

I'll say one thing about these past few weeks on DU.....

So, when you all get done with Emmanuel Hamsher, who next for the 2 minutes hate?

Sharpy is taking it to Buchanan!!! Go Sharpton!!!!

Notice something interesting, the TONE... of even tweety

“Obama lit him up. Cantor sat in stunned silence,”

Where does the name of the blog "Firedoglake" come from?

The Invisible Army (More Than 70,000 “Third-Country Nationals” in Indentured Servitude for US)

The Invisible Army (More Than 70,000 “Third-Country Nationals” in Indentured Servitude for US)

Darrell Issa Steps in It, Inadvertantly Reveals Improper Use of Congressional Funds to Serve AEI

4 Jewish Summer Camps Sell "Fracking Rights" that Endanger Drinking Water, Food, Health & Climate


"Republican Candidate" Extends Lead vs. Obama to 47% to 39%

the word 'obstructionists' has been deleted from the media vocabulary

Raising Medicare entry age? Why not cost controls on MEDS in medicare? We STILL don't have!

GarbageGate! Freeper undies in a mass bunch over Harry Reid's critique of Palin!

What Was He Doing Standing On The Mass Grave With A Bullhorn Again?

Pentagon declares the Internet a war domain (The Hill)

"Who is this hamster, and why do people hate it so bad?"

Toon: A Newscorp product...

Comic relief: the latest Dennis Prager column

ColorOfChange protesters picket Murdoch’s New York home

Anybody know: Does Google AdSense read your cookies?

On whom would you put your money?

I Think We Found John Boehner's Shot Glass

So how do we prepare for the next phase of this?

McConnell outlines new proposal on debt ceiling

Ponds on the Ocean (big pic of Arctic polar melt)

"Murdoch’s Sham Investigation" - He is investigating himself!


Californians await 'Carmageddon'

This Made My Day: Murdoch Threatened With Jail

I dunno . . . I *like* Dave.

David Cameron is really in big trouble

A Balanced Budget Amendment? We Think Not.

A Balanced Budget Amendment? We Think Not.

Scott Walker had to sleep on the floor at DIA because of hail storm.

Yep, we've been "sold out" by the President and the ACA:

Tonight on Countdown

The Gosprey Circle seemed suspicious to someone in my thread, and now I wonder about it.

Vermont gov: Let states buy local food for schools

Lesson learned, so maybe its time to reopen the questions of Single Payer, and Bush Tax Cuts

Gov. Brown signs gay history education bill

Wisconsin: Where Walkers "Democrats" lose

NM man accused of handing out semen-tainted yogurt

The Move To Deny People Their Vote, Shows Us Just Who The TRUE Minority Is...

Downgrade could also affect Fannie, Freddie, and even some muni debt...$16 trillion worth!

Critics Call for US Lawmakers Bankrolled By Murdoch To Return Money!

Guilty With No Opportunity of Being Proven Innocent

ETHIOPIA: Somalis living from drought to drought

I am tempted to give the protesters against the Obama campaign the dooga treatment.

I am tempted to give the protesters against the Obama campaign the dooga treatment.

FINALLY!! Tim Pawlenty is receiving *some* scrutiny for leaving MN in a mess!

Chinese Fascist Weddings (Holy F*ck!!)

Mike Thompson toon on lightbulbs and the tyranny of big gubmint

Republicans have hated democracy for some time

Republicans have hated democracy for some time

Mitch McConnell is a Turtle-American.

satan caught on camera...

satan caught on camera...

Birther issue resurfaces, but now Democrats are the ones raising it

Think Progress: Private Insurers in Health Insurance Exchanges Stand to Gain $200 Bill by 2019

I say we have a national bake sale to raise money to pay down the debt...

FDIC Chairwoman: Mortgage Industry ‘Didn’t Think Borrowers Were Worth Helping’

What the GOP wants/needs, is "A New Pearl Harbor"

So if terrorists hate us because of our freedom, does that mean they'r starting to like us?

I had not realized that Roger Clemens crime was lying to congress.

Toon: Rupert Murdoch is cordially invited...

Holy Shit!! Tweety just told everyone to call their congressman RIGHT FUCKING NOW!!

7 illegal immigrant students get arrested in Calif. street protest to test deportation policy

Oh, What A Tangled Web We Weave... WHAT ???

I have a question

Debt Talks-Day 5

Debt Talks-Day 5

Bwahahahahaha. Giuliani warns against rushed News Corp. judgment

Koch Industries Backing Bachmann For President

I want to apologize to the all, particularly the individual

Where does funding for Fire Dog Lake come from?

Where does funding for Fire Dog Lake come from?

"Canicula de la Bastille" (Nick's full name): Birthday Boy!

Please help with this poll

ALEC Exposed.Org

Progressive Democrats to protest at Obama campaign headquarters

Fox News' Eric Bolling: 'I Don't Remember' Any Terrorist Attacks During President Bush's Term

Teachers Prepare For March On DC, Hoping For A Lasting Movement

FUCK YOU Jane Hamsher you lying POS!

The Rhythm of Time

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in regards to Individual Mandate:

FBI to investigate News Corporation over 9/11 hacking allegations

Rep. Ted Poe LIED about rescuing raped KBR contractor -- was TOTALLY uninvolved.

News Corp hires Oliver NORTH's "potted plant" lawyer

Thanks Eddie, for covering ALEC

Bill Moyers on Rachel discussing Murdoch

Thank You Ed Schultz And The Nation (Jon Nichols) !!! - ALEC Exposed

IF I default on my mortgage, the lender doesn't ask what I spent or didn't spend on other things.

And now for something completely stupid. A post from another site.

Question: Does Some Of Your Best DU Work Get Deleted Because The Mods...

So Jane Hamsher thinks I'm the dumbest Mother Fucker in the world?

There is one group of Americans the GOP wants to see vote their economic self interest: the rich.

So-called sovereign debt crises engulf Iceland, Ireland, Greece......

Egan: Anarchists and Tasseled Loafers (or the anarchist Republicans)

When I was young and stupid I believed that Congress was our best and brightest....

Jon Stewart is a great guy honors ....Sgt Petry MOH

Jon Stewart is a great guy honors ....Sgt Petry MOH

Austrian driver allowed 'pastafarian' headgear photo

What I Just Saw On CNN

its time to prepare in case of a debt default

Why Mitch McConnell Will Win the Day by Robert Reich

headline on Debt talks Day 5: No deal as Obama's deadline looms

Ex-migrants help other survivors of journey north

Wow, Authorities Really Dropped the Ball on Loughner

Vast Corporate Conspiracy to Mold State Legislation Unveiled

Cantor has $15,000 in a fund that is short bonds = pure corruption

Countdown to meltdown '011: 19 days, not including the rest of today.

Voices Of The Long-Term Unemployed

I accidently turned to CNN. It is a show called in the Arena. All they are doing is blaming Obama

"The only way we're going to have jobs is if the rich pay no taxes whatsoever."

What more could the Tea Party possibly want?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Why is no one (MSM) talking about

This thread is for the stupidest motherfuckers in the world.

Govt may scrap N-zone at end of Aug. (JAPAN)

Nancy Pelosi: Entitlement cuts worse for women

I've been reminiscing about BushCo's "special relationship" with Murdoch and his mafia

S&P Warns Of U.S. Downgrade If No Debt Deal Reached - Reuters

Tweety say sto call your Congressperson

Tweety say sto call your Congressperson

Consumer Bureau Under New Attacks by Republicans

WaPo: Phone-hacking scandal highlights the differences in British, U.S. media

If you were given $10 BILLION to solve one issue, what would it be?

Hacking Scandal: Key Figures

John Mica, P(rick)-FL, demands that Amtrak privatize the Northeast Corridor

TEPCO starts injecting nitrogen into No. 3 Fukushima reactor (JAPAN)


How was the Daily Show tonight?

Pigs Fly, Pigs Fly.

Father and son split on tactics in Murdoch family drama

re: ALEC exposed.

re: ALEC exposed.

Obama isn’t out of danger in debt-ceiling debate

I worked at a school which cheated

Ron Christie, that cross eyes ReTHUG scumbag

Sarah Palin is reloading—again

School bans bottles of sun screen...with predictable results

Americans Don't Want Medicare Cuts in Debt Ceiling Deal

Anonymous hacks Monsanto computers;

US unfunded liabilities per taxpayer...$1,026,147. Assets per citizen. $242,776

Captain Anti-America!

Every single taxpayer should be outraged by this...

So How Did We Get Such A Huge Deficit?

Joe Scarborough : This is George W. Bush and the Republican Party’s debt.

look at what the republicans are putting Obama/america thru over something they've done routinely

The GOP tried to destroy President OBAMA by attacking his base in organized labor

Charlie Rangel asks WWJD about the debt ceiling

I sure hope Al Sharpton

While it's been obvious for awhile now, Pugs are babies

Presidential Kabuki Theatre Update: When Obama Says Social Security Checks Might Not Go Out......

For any financial gurus out there -- I have a question...

FBI to investigate if Rupert Murdoch's News Corp had hacked into 9/11 victims' phone records.

Moment of silence needed DUers. Mitch McConnell lost his dad :(

Financial warfare being waged against Italy

Le Tour - - - what a great race in the Pyrenees today

"Drug Czar" falsely blames 2010 increase in cannabis use among teens on medical marijuana

9/11 Survivors Will Not Be Allowed to Attend Ground Zero Commemoration

Endgame, we are quickly approaching it folks

NM man accused of handing out semen-tainted yogurt

Gov. Mark Dayton(D-MN) didn't just blink

David gergen is scared..

Noted Progressive Economists Discuss Obama's "Debt Ceiling Doublespeak"

underfed pet 8ft python strangles toddler in crib. Parents found guilty

Chuck Todd: "Why is what TMZ does legal but what Rupert Murdoch does illegal."

Ted Strickland: Dems' Concessions On Debt Debate Are 'Very Troubling'

Wisconsin Democrats say likely to recall governor in 2012

Republicans want $55 million in federal dollars for security for the Republican National Convention

Thai Crown Prince's plane seized in Germany

‘Pastafarian’ religious headgear gives new meaning to ‘cookware’

Murdoch Has Blood on His Hands

Murdoch Has Blood on His Hands

David Sirota: The new "Let them eat cake!"

Progressive Democrats to demonstrate at Obama Chicago headquarters

Progressive Democrats to demonstrate at Obama Chicago headquarters

Progressive Democrats to demonstrate at Obama Chicago headquarters

Dead Peasant Insurance: How to Find Out if a Policy Exists?

Are the spending-cuts happy Repubs demanding cuts on the military industrial spending?

Rating and

CEO's Girlfriend Found Dead at His Home

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

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

Roger Clemens Justice is served

Because of Constitution Error North Dakota Is Not A State (and never has been)

Hartmann just announced that Dayton caved completely

Who needs to (should) tighten their belt...

Candidate time machine... how many people believe that Rick Perry will have a

Toon: Not so fun, is it Mitch?

Anderson Cooper is calling bullshit on the Republican's claim that

Krugman: "Obama is extraordinarily eager to make concessions."

Krugman: Getting to Crazy

I miss blondeatlast.

52 years together and now one is dying...

Experts differ on age kids should walk alone (after murder of Brooklyn boy)

Fukushima to decontaminate entire city

Obama Gives Firebaggers 86 Million Reasons Why They Don’t Matter ~

In the next room, right now, a Tea Bagger is deciding my fate

Chrysler Auto Workers in Trenton Caught Smoking and Drinking During Lunch Breaks

Radiation data from Seattle-area may be withheld by Feds for national security purposes + much more

How a charter school can "counsel out" a student after just a few days.

Holy Shit !!! - I Finally Found It !!! (Not A Religious Reference)

"It also works the other way -- the poor have no idea what real rich people are like"

i am voting for obama in 2012. am i an....

MineralMan's Visual Guide to Commonly Misspelled Words: Issue 6

MineralMan's Visual Guide to Commonly Misspelled Words: Issue 6

Kucinich: Debt Political Theater Diverts Attention While Americans' Wealth is Stolen

Perhaps now's a great time to walk down memory lane & see what Hamsher & Norquist collaborated on.

Florida sheriff takes away free underwear from inmates, holds presser about it.

Which President do you blame for the recession?

Which President do you blame for the recession?

Lawrence O: Where was the left when Clinton and the Democrats cut medicare?

The Chessmaster Cometh?

Tough Alabama immigration law convinces some to move

Why is it the rethugs are so loopy about the verdict for Casey Anthony?

Why is it the rethugs are so loopy about the verdict for Casey Anthony?

The Joads Were Luckier Than Us

The Joads Were Luckier Than Us

Republicans, wrong on every issue since the New Deal, they lack compassion, integrity and conscience

One positive thing about this crappy economy

One positive thing about this crappy economy

Austrian driver's religious headgear strains credulity

Moody's sounds note of caution while Bernanke promises support for US economy (QE3)

House, Senate GOP leaders divided on debt-ceiling deal

Tighter U.S. nuclear safety rules proposed

A second Burmese diplomat defects

Judges Defer Decision on WikiLeaks Founder's Extradition

A look at the sorry state of the Federal Protective Service

(California) State sees gang ties in prisoners' hunger strike

(California) State sees gang ties in prisoners' hunger strike

Self-deleted by member

Rupert Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks must (be"frogmarched"&) give evidence, says (Deputy PM) Nick Clegg

NY immigrant advocate, tortured during Chile’s dictatorship, faces deportation in asylum bid

Pentagon to unveil cybersecurity strategy

Mumbai blasts prompt further questions over Indian intelligence

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (07/14/2011)

UN condemns attack on US embassy in Syria

Chevron to pay six-figure settlement for decades-long oil leak in Hampden (Maine)

Italian Senate Approves Austerity Package

Colonel returns to Colombia to face trial for bombing civilians

McConnell outlines new proposal on debt ceiling

Egypt Purges Mubarak-Era Police Officers

Armor Holdings charged in U.N. bribery scheme

Colombian colonel sentenced for faking civilian murders

Latinos Surge but May Not Win Equal Political Clout

National Nurses United To Flood U.S. Senate With Calls Opposing Cuts In Social Security, Medicare &

Murdoch refuses UK summons

Suicide attack hits memorial for Karzai's brother

Clemens Judge Declares Mistrial

Borders on Brink of Liquidation

Ten Reasons Why Even American Liberals Should Root for the GOP

24,000 Pentagon files stolen in major cyber breach, official says

Britain suspends aid to Malawi

Phone hacking: Murdochs agree to appear before MPs

Rupert Murdoch Under FBI Investigation: News Corp. Reportedly Targeted Over 9/11 Victims Hacking Sca

Opposition leader found guilty of spreading false information

Libyan rebels capture demoralised Gaddafi troops

Tug pilot charged in deadly duck boat crash (Was on cell & laptop at time)

Biotech Company Monsanto Confirms Anonymous Hacker Attack

Group sues to stop Texas governor's prayer day

Navy violated own policy over WikiLeaks suspect

Killer Bear Owner Chokes to Death on Sex Toy

Colombian ambassador to Peru investigated for paramilitary ties .

Rob Grill, Lead Singer of The Grass Roots, Dies at 67...

PHOTO: This matador got a little too cocky and didn't realize he'd been FOLLOWED from the bull ring.

‘Pastafarian’ religious headgear gives new meaning to ‘cookware’

Big Contingents of Players, Owners for NFL Talks

In honor of the final Harry Potter film I have 2 questions for those who read the book (spoilers!)

Is that an Otter Pop in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

Wiretap victims will not be allowed to interrogate Uribe directly .

Argentine torture trial ends with life sentences for ex-military leaders of notorious prison

Former Wall St Journal owners: 'We wouldn't have sold if we had known'

Delta jet clips smaller jet at Logan Airport

Am I the only person on the planet who doesn't keep paper copies anymore?

Has the user id "Dumbest motherfucker in the whole world" been taken.

Why is at home winemaking considered artsy, beer making- crafty, but whiskey making

Betty Ford's funeral procession just passed by my office.


True Religion to Report Second Quarter 2011 Results on July 28, 2011

I never thought I would see so many hamsher threads

NM man accused of handing out semen-tainted yogurt

Netflix Alternatives

Just had one of those "Listening to a song I used to dance to at clubs

(GOP) Financial Crisis Panel Commissioners Leaked Confidential InfoTo Lobbyists, Report Alleges

Vilsack has $420K to challenge King (R-Ia)

Colombian unionists 'gunned down in broad daylight': US representative

Man accused of child rape allowed to watch child porn in jail.

The high cost of being an a**hole......

Thanks to whomever suggested the "Eloise" series for my daughter

I am tempted to give the protesters against the Obama campaign the dooga treatment.

A Randomthought

Who has finished "A Dance With Dragons?" (spoilers)

Movie butts only. Post a pic of a movie butt.

Anybody want to chat? I'm a little buzzed and I have the house to myself for the evening.

Dollar Falls as Standard & Poor’s Puts U.S. on Downgrade Review

Roswell Crash incident: Massive government coverup or proof of alien abduction plots?

Congrats to Actor Peter Dinklage for his Nomination for the TV Series Game of Thrones

Don't watch this with liquid in your mouth.

Summons Issued to Murdoch and Son After Refusal to Attend Committee

The Black Keys - Tighten Up

Watching The Longest Day...

I've had it with the pee'ing and I'm getting tile floor. Can you get tile that looks

Has anyone seen "The Lincoln Lawyer"? Is it any good?

HEY! HEY DAMN IT! Everybody out. My wife is on the way home. OUT! NOW!

"Why Netflix's Price Hike Doesn't Bother Me"

The Thing (2011): Official Trailer

Colombian colonel sentenced for faking civilian murders

Anybody else surprised "The Kennedys" got 10 Emmy nods?

CIA's fake vaccination programme criticised by Médecins Sans Frontières

Breaking News: Mistrial declared in perjury trial of pitcher Roger Clemens

I'm willing to chip in 20 cents for DainBramaged.

Doorway Ettiquette for all you dumbasses out there

Obama urges Republicans to follow Reagan example

Favorite JOHNSON!

Hundreds scramble for Dallas County rental vouchers

Pentagon Cites Largest-Ever Loss Of Defense Data In Cyberattack

I wanted to visit the "thread that never dies" but I don't have an hour to wait while it renders.

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, July 14, 2011

Bin Laden Plotted to Attack U.S. on 9/11 Anniversary .

Wholesale Prices in U.S. Fell 0.4% in June

Arrested News of the World executive was employed as Metroplitan Police adviser

Obama Lawyers Seek To Re-Impose 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Gov. Cuomo nabs 71% approval rating from New Yorkers but shouldn't seek White House yet: poll

Phone hacking: Family of Jean Charles de Menezes targeted (Brazilian man shot dead by police in 05)

(Jay)Nixon to let new abortion restrictions become law

Your favorite anything/anyone - Only Post Your Favorites

Brazil has a “North Sea of oil” along its Atlantic coast, says Petrobras

Obama to GOP: 'Don't call my bluff'

Obama: No, I Didn’t Storm Out Of The Debt Ceiling Talks

They raised the prices of candy in the vending machines at work from $.65 to $.85

What is your favourite cheese. I like Cambozola though it is expensive.

Owner of killer bear chokes to death on sex toy

Dogfish 75 Minute IPA

If you, the lounge, was given $10 billion to solve one issue - what would you pick!

Army private arrested after C4 allegedly found in luggage

Looking for debt deal, Obama outlines cuts

Republican tax stand a bust with public

Gas driller halts distribution of coloring book

Study Links Birth Defects to Mountaintop Mining

Dayton offers to take GOP budget offer, with conditions, to end Minnesota shutdown

Murdochs Ordered to Testify or Be in Contempt

Judge: Righthaven masquerading as a company

Border security bill would allow DHS to bypass dozens of environmental laws in Maine

Mike's mutant tuna melt

Oil tycoon takes on Ontario Green Energy Act over wind farm

Silver Bullet? Reid, McConnell Hatch Plan To Avoid Default

Reid: Cantor should not be in debt limit talks

AP source: FBI investigating News Corp.

Major News Corp. investor (Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal) calls for Brooks to quit

California may join probe of Wall Street's role in mortgage meltdown

Gaddafi Has ‘Suicide Plan’ For Capital: Russia Envoy

U.S. Strikes in Yemen Said to Kill 8 Militants

New Mexico border town left without police department

GOP adds constitutional amendment to budget fight

NY man accused of killing, dismembering boy is "hearing voices"

Amid cordial talks, Obama repeats debt deal demand

(NY Gov Andrew) Cuomo Says Curbing Public Pension Benefits Will Be His Top Goal in ’12

China Expresses Concern at Prospect of U.S. Default

DU List of the Day: Best Gay Character in TV/Movies played by a RL straight person

Clooney's Satellites Capture Piles of Bodies, Mass Graves in Sudan

Cain says Tenn. mosque would spread Islamic law

Whaling meeting 'ignores needs of whales'

the biggest thing I hate about being unemployed? People don't respect my time


US soldier caught boarding flight with explosive

Calif. Gov Signs Gay Education Bill

Tell me about Trader Joe's. (two are opening up in my city)

I like her

Just let me say...I love turtles

Critic of Venezuela's Chavez sentenced for remarks

What I think of when Cantor is involved.

Must Read. Nicholas Kristof spells it out: The Opposing Party

Help Expose Discrimination Against Unemployed Workers in Hiring!

Cantor to the Woodshed - POTUS "monstered down on Cantor...this is so refreshing" (Joe Klein)

Romney Likely to Cede Iowa to Bachmann

Poll: Obama tops GOP on economy

GOP pretends Obama is the hostage-taker

Unaired ad could haunt Romney

Obama needs to know we have his back

“This may bring my Presidency down”

I agree with Nancy Pelosi: President Obama has more patience than Job!

So Lindsey Graham just admitted this whole debt ceiling crisis is manufactured bullshit

Why I Would Rather Have a "Short-Term" Deal

Obama May Summon Lawmakers to Camp David to Salvage Debt Talks

Anyone remember Kent cigarettes with the "Micronite" filters?

DUers in open primary states, if you vote in the GOP primary to make trouble, don't complain. . .

So which is it?

Gallup is desperate for headlines; says "The republican candidate" leads Obama in a poll

Republicans pledge fealty to Grover Norquist, not to U.S.

Reuters: Bernanke: Deep Spending Cuts Could Derail Recovery

There is a reason why the GOP will fold....

I'm loving Al Sharpton!

Obama Threatens Veto Over Cuba Provisions in House Bill (Take that Miami repukes!)

CNN just reported President "stormed out of the room saying, 'This may bring my presidency down.'"

>>>>Beer Recomendation Thread

Reid: Cantor acted ‘childish’ and shouldn’t be at the negotiation table

Cantor.. undermining the process itself by pouting for the cameras.

McCaskill: Republicans look like ‘hot, sloppy mess’ -- "Mitch McConnell, frankly, has lost his mind"

Path To A Debt Limit Deal

Why does the press keep referring to Cantor as "young"?

Eric Cantor's High School Yearbook Quote

POTUS to hold news conference Friday at 11:00 ET.

Ed Schultz...does like this POTUS...who carries a lot of weight on his shoulders.

As promised, POTUS is taking his case to "the American people". Media blitz starts today.

Democrats shouldn't even bother trying to be "pro-family" or "pro-business"

Brainfart: We know that Marcus Bachmann sets off our gaydars. Does Michele set it off too?

So How Many House Seats Do The Repubs Lose In 2012?

Who here thinks that because the tea baggers want the debt cut, and the rich/corporate gop don't

I think I know where Eric Cantor went wrong.

DUers in open primary states: Would you consider crossing over to vote for Bachmann for nomination?

I fucking HATE Eric Cantor and his Teapublican buddies.

As Immigration Audits Increase, Some Employers Pay a High Price

Bill Would Ban Discrimination Against Jobless in Hiring

BREAKING: DOJ seeks emergency stop to DADT injunction as Pentagon finalizes repeal

Bachmann: President has a lot of "Chootspa"

Lindsey Graham let the cat out of the bag

All is not lost? President Obama raised $86M,

Just made my mid-month contribution to the President's campaign...

Keep it classy FDL, Jane Hamsher calls Obama supporters "dumbest motherfuckers in the world"

Who do you think it's going to be? TX Gov Perry or Fmr MA Gov Romney (it's gotta be 1 of 'em)

Man with racist signs arrested after gunfire

Question about Italian food.


Budget Deficit Discussion Snippet from RT's Crosstalk Gingrich: Call Obama's bluff

UW-Madison School of Education Dean Julie Underwood Discusses ALEC

Thom Hartmann & Alan Grayson: Elections haven't worked?!?!

Thom Hartmann & Lizz Winstead - GOP following the Taliban Path?

Bryan Fischer Promotes Ex-Gay Therapy

Huey Long: Share The Wealth

The QQOQQ award 2011 (Bill O'Reilly) HILLARIOUS!!

Bickle: Gay Marriage Is From Hell


Richard Branson Speaking About NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Harry Potter and The Deathly Debt Ceiling


Rep. Cooper on "Rude and Disrespectful" Treatment of Warren by Oversight Committee

Rep Duffy's district director receives 'return receipt' for Duffy's govt. healthcare

Smart Remarks: These cuts are gonna hurt

Thom Hartmann: Has health care become America's Apartheid?

Banks Refusing a "Haircut" Behind EU Financial Crisis

Papantonio: News Corp Could Be Another Enron

Thom Hartmann: The Supreme Court has become a cancer on our Democracy

Murdoch Scandal May Prompt U.S. Criminal Probe - Democracy NOW!

ANONYMOUS it's our time now

Bruce E Levine: Get Up, Stand Up.

All You Fascists are Bound to Lose

Getting Away with Torture: The Bush Administration and Mistreatment of Detainees

BLUNT: 14 Propaganda Techniques Fox News Uses to Brainwash Americans

AAA at Risk? 'Moody's got no clue, US downgrade long overdue'

Hugh Grant "I Feel Personally Violated By The Murdoch Hacking Scandal"

Army Embeds PSYOPS Soldiers At Local TV Stations

US blows budget on Libya while facing economic crisis

Young Turks: Michele & Marcus Bachmann On Homosexuality

Reid calls Eric Cantor " CHILDISH "

Young Turks: Split California Into Two States? (Liberal Vs Conservative)

Wall Street Greed and Endless Wars are to blame for our Budget Crisis! - Marcy Kaptur

POE New Campaign: Calling For Investigations Into News Corp

Dr. Paul Farmer Responds to New Exposé on Clinton Foundation - Democracy NOW!

Fox News on the Murdoch Investigation...

For our friends in France!

Scott Walker Shouted down at Gateway College

New Chinese Highway Collapses after Two Days

Bernie Sanders "They Already Have Obama Making Far More Concessions Than He Should Have!"

Scott Walker shouted down by teachers

All Getting Along Over Pizza Pie - Joe the Plumber from NJ

Ann Coulter: "Republicans Will Be Hated By Voters & Voted Out Of Office Because Voters LOVE SS!

Keiser Report: Oligarchy Propaganda (E164)

FOX News Accused of 'Deliberately Avoiding Covering the Hacking Scandal' - NOTW Phone Hacking

Increasing Longevity by Chaning the Alzheimer's Gene - VERY exciting work

Horn of Africa drought: Kenya row over Somali refugees

Ai Weiwei accepts Berlin lecturer rol

Panetta's folly: New Secretary must accept that U.S. is leaving Iraq

Richard Reeves: I Missed My Chance to Pee on Rupert Murdoch

Debt-ceiling debate goes nuclear with accusations over Social Security

In Pictures : Formerly incarcerated women

As phones jam, Twitter, Facebook save the day

As the News of the World Turns

Mumbai rocked, Pakistan suspected

How the US Props Up Criminals and Murderers All in the Name of Our Catastrophic Drug War

Who's Your Doctor's Daddy?

Collateral damage from the hunt for Bin Laden

Berlin Opposition Livid about Saudi Border Deal

Politics Give Some U.S. Subsidies Staying Power.

Dodd-Frank Provision: Human Rights Groups Call On SEC To Finalize Rule

Wired publishes the full Manning-Lamo chat logs

returning to Clinton era tax rates for those making over $200K would return $800 Billn ovr 10 yrs

Murdochs agree to give evidence

China Urges U.S. to Protect Creditors by Raising Debt.

Matt Taibbi: Greed, Excess and America's Gaping Class Divide

Who Will Suffer if There's No Debt-Ceiling Deal

4 out of 5 Cantors Slam Cantor

The US Jobs Crisis

Pass the tea and stop the manatee insanity!

Murdoch Gets Rich Off High-Profile Evangelicals

How the Arab world lost southern Sudan

A Balanced Budget Amendment? We Think Not.

Children of War - Iraq

NY immigrant advocate, tortured during Chile’s dictatorship, faces deportation in asylum bid

'Ex-terrorist' rakes in homeland security bucks

Greek Olive Grower Squeezed Dry By Crisis

The Great Republican Sacred Cow

What is it about marijuana that makes it more frightening to the federal govt. than morphine?

Great letter in the on-line edition of "The Chicago Tribune", regarding J.K. Rowling!

Ruh Roh- New Video Indicates President Obama Directly Involved In “Project Gunrunner/Fast & Furious”

Cooper nuclear plant exits emergency status as flood waters recede in Nebraska

Coal Industry rebels against EPA rulemaking because of cost

Tomorrow's Smart City will be completed in 2014 (Kashima, Chiba Prefecture, Japan)

Coal industry lobbyist: Mountaintop removal birth defect study didn't look at inbreeding

Widening scandal at Japan's Kyushu nuclear firm

Peak oil notes - July 14

Lost rainbow toad is rediscovered

Acidifying oceans could hit California mussels, a key species

Japan continues to pursue dream of solar power harvested from space

Professor Stephen Sweeney writes on the latest developments of space-based solar power

Nuclear Industry rebelling against NRC recommendations because they cost too much...

7/12 Drought Monitor - Band Of Level 4 Condtions GA To AZ; S. Plains Cotton, Corn, Grass All Failing

Fox news celebrates Pirates Hindering climatic scientists research

Bob Zubrin and Al Globus on VASIMR and SBSP

Utility Shelves Ambitious Plan to Limit Carbon

Advanced CO2 Capture Project Abandoned Due to 'Uncertain' U.S. Climate Policy

Manson man runs pickup truck on apple ethanol (note: they're waste apples)

Penguins take to the air

2011 the most expensive year for natural disasters in history

Loss of Top Predators Has More Far-Reaching Effects than Thought

Resolved: nuclear power can meet all our energy needs

On target for January cold shutdown - Reactor 3 set for injection of nitrogen

"All you need is ignorance and confidence

"In my father's house are many mansions"

Catholic Leaders Challenge President Obama, Congress as Deficit Reduction Talks Heat Up

True Religion to Report Second Quarter 2011 Results on July 28, 2011

Buddhism Rebounds in Russia Despite Opposition

Early books Holy writ

So, we got some Fundy homeschooling textbooks donated to the thrift store, today...

Accused Of Being Gay, Spanish Priest Challenges Church To Measure His Anus

Wearing a turban in the face of hate

Being incapable of faith...

Atheists sue to block Texas governor from promoting Christian prayer rally

Bachmann denies Pope is the Antichrist --again.

Which gospel came first?