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Archives: July 15, 2011

Watch the Semi Finals of the Women's World Cup Wednesday

Iraqi lawmakers want to be able to cast their votes anonymously

Build, Baby, Build - in China

I know it's Huffington but it's a real good happy ending story

Is Queen Latifah coming out?

China starts constructing own flattop / 2 carriers operational within 10 yrs

China starts constructing own flattop / 2 carriers operational within 10 yrs

Murdoch will appear in front of Parliament or go to jail. Murdoch loses this round big time.

China’s Prize High-Speed Rail Line Plagued by Glitches

O’Donnell: Rep. Cantor Is ‘An Incompetent Amateur Who Deserves No Place In Congressional Leadership’

O’Donnell: Rep. Cantor Is ‘An Incompetent Amateur Who Deserves No Place In Congressional Leadership’

If Rupert Murdoch had never been born

Lots of surveys about what Americans want/don't want...

'poo poo head.'

Democrats denounce Rep. Lamar Smith's (R-TX) latest immigration legislation.

Médecins Sans Frontičres/Doctors Without Borders condemns CIA's phony vaccination/bin Laden hunt

Muqtada toys with US's Iraq intentions

Civilians killed in Afghanistan blast

If News Corp hacked the phones of 9/11 families, Fox News is finished

News Corporation Names Tom Mockridge Chief Executive Officer of News International

Missing Seeing Eye Dog Returns With Gift

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3 US ships in Vietnam to train with former foe

We need a way to distinguish GOP: corporate/rich who want taxes cut from the GOP: teabaggers

A-n-t-i-c-i-p-a-t-i-o-n....

The State War On Planned Parenthood Heats Up

How AEI Kneecapped the Financial Crisis Commission

US Treasury Burns $90 Billion In Cash In Under Two Weeks +$500 Billion Rolling Debt Ticking Timebomb

GE chief backs Boeing in labor dispute

The History of the UK Guardian - good read

The History of the UK Guardian - good read

"Guys who can't get a job on Wall Street get a job at Moody's"

Alex Bennett is a bigot when it comes to LGBT liberation

Friday's press conference is guaranteed to be a gasser.

Friday's press conference is guaranteed to be a gasser.

Michigan DUer's in or near West Branch

Toon: Just Say It

Yemeni tribesmen kill security chief and 2 others

Mr Fish Toon- The Creator

City bans sale, possession of high-powered laser pointers

Bryan Stow beating suspect's girlfriend arrested

The repuke leadership in the house just came out with "their" plan to cut programs, and

Countdown to meltdown '011: 18 days until we are fucked surely well.

Ireland moving to compel church to report sexual abuse

I kinda miss George Bush

One Man Vs. the Common Good

Carla Bruni Pregnant: French First Lady Officially Confirms Baby On The Way

Colbert On News Corp. Scandal Coverage: 'Fox News Motto Is We Don't Touch It, You Decide'

President Obama speaks at 11 AM on deficit talks, live video link here

The Modern President: A Musical Spoof

Antidepressant Nation

Be careful what you wish for

New Fox News Slogans, get em here while they last

Koch Industries Backing Bachmann For President

Friday Toons, part 4- NASA

Rev Al is on Morning Joke, and for the last half hour has not been called on to

Friday Toons, part 2 -Debt limit

FactCheck.org: Crossroads Targets Dems for Budget Woes

Listening to the radio RE the tax change on corporate jets

Giuliani: Do not rush to judgment about Murdoch over hacking scandal

Republicans in MN are crowing already about how they won the budget battle there

Josh Marshall: The Crackdown on Voting, Pt. 1

S.F. moving rapidly to smoke out hookah

Juan Cole: Egyptian Government Backs Down as Tahrir Protesters Gear UP

Hey Fox News lurkers... come over here, let's talk

The gas platform that will be the world's biggest 'ship'

Attorney general considers investigation into News Corp.

Getting to Crazy-By PAUL KRUGMAN: GOP Can't Accept Legitimacy Of A Dem Presidency-ANY-Dem Presidency

Obama’s mother had health insurance, according to biography

Govt panel: Changes needed at U.S. nuclear plants

National candidates can take advantage of Alabama's campaign finance laws (al.com)

Boston Tree Party: Imagining our Cities Filled with Fruit Trees

"They are your heroes''

Do you know anyone who believes and teaches their children that humans coexisted with dinosaurs?

As Bill Maher said

Elizabeth Warren: Government Hasn't Sufficiently Probed Foreclosure Abuses (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Warren: Government Hasn't Sufficiently Probed Foreclosure Abuses (VIDEO)

AboutThe $86 million raised:$37 m small donations$49m large donations

Hurry: Scam to Slash Social Security and Raise Taxes on Working Families

Rachel Maddow, There Is Much, Much More To The Story of Rick Perry’s Apostles

There is still time to add pressure not to cut Social Security & Medicare

There is still time to add pressure not to cut Social Security & Medicare

If News Corp hacked the phones of 9/11 families, Fox News is finished

An idiot in Athenian democracy

Campaigners Seek Arrest of Former CIA Legal Chief Over Pakistan Drone Attacks

U.S. credit rating not worth saving, Ron Paul says

Well now... Bachmann's step sister is an openly gay Obama fan.

Say no to school testing madness

HELP DUers Is there a source for employee levels for various Dow traded companies?

Why the FBI probe is unlikely to hurt Murdoch

Friday Toons, part 3 -More Debt limit

America's Obstruction

'Parent trigger' rules adopted for low-performing schools

Can we cut the words.. resolve, or commitment to principle when we talk about republicans

NAACP files complaint over school discipline/suspensions, 'disparate treatment'

So Obama finally saw the polls about raising taxes ...

Shut up Chuck

Giuliani: Do not rush to judgment about Murdoch

Live Feed for President Obama's Upcoming Press Conference.

Pulling up to a curb near you: Powerball

Ideas for states with lack of water

Social Security has solvency issues, but they're cutting payroll taxes that support it? WTF?

The Rude Pundit - Live Whiskey-Blogging the President's News Conference 3: Dark of the Moon

U.S. Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Declines to 63.8 From 71.5 in Index

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977

The Repugs When Talking About This Compromise Use Raising Taxes Generically.......

Senators Ask Intelligence Agencies About Location Tracking of Americans

Elizabeth Warren: Government Hasn't Sufficiently Probed Foreclosure Abuses

A Tale Of Two Foxes. Fox News and Fox News Latino covering the same story…

A Tale Of Two Foxes. Fox News and Fox News Latino covering the same story…

Minnesota DU'ers... is it true Dayton saved 15% of the gove. jobs

Wisconsin Total Recall: Democrats 6. Republicans 0.

Well the deal is now set..

Wisconsin: Join Fred Clark in his "Primary Victory Celebration" tomorrow

I miss Obama Press conf.

Grieving dad battles to get justice for slain son

POTUS on NOW.

Synopsis of Oil's role in US wars

Pink Floyd Guitarist’s Son Jailed for LSD-Fueled Attack on Royals

Why is a Democratic president talking like a Republican about "saving" Social Security and Medicare?

the insidious ruse of "tax and spend"

NY judges volunteering to preside over 1st day of same-sex marriages

California AG Considering Joining New York, Delaware in Broad Probe of Mortgage Abuses - YvesSmith

Krugman Blog- Republicans: Evil or Stupid?

I'm shocked. I just heard a reasonable discussion on the debt on MSNBC.

So Faux was hacking 911 victim phone messages (tinfoil hat time)

Here is comes. They are finding a way to keep troops in Iraq, without a formal request.

Is the Penalty for the Crime of Kidnapping Too Severe?

National Debt Reduction Plan

National Debt Reduction Plan

A Payroll Tax Cut or any breaks for 90% of Americans just gives more money to Corporations

Obama needs to do more press conferences

Progessive Groups Launch Massive DC Protest October 2011

Canada-EU trade talks going well, minister says

According to Fox News and RW media, the Bush administration began on 9/12/01 and ended on 9/14/08

According to Fox News and RW media, the Bush administration began on 9/12/01 and ended on 9/14/08

I was just reading DU without logging in a few minutes ago, and found the "Get a hot Russian Wife"

Wisconsin: Walk with Jessica King in the Eldorado Parade

Brothers killed mom because they didn't want to play Yahtzee, police say

Disgusted, Satan Returns Murdoch’s Soul

Hacking for the Planet (Anonymous launches cyber attacks for green causes)

Sagging Teabags

Cutting Sacred Cow Defense Budget by $250 billion brings defense spending back to Clinton levels.

Why Won’t Obama and Democrats Defend Public Sector Workers?

The Murdoch story is sublimely illustrative of our time.

Murdoch Apologizes For His "Sorry" Ass With Bullshit

Wisconsin is fighting the Republicans head-on. Want to help? Here's how.

Brunch with Bernie on Hartman

Bristol Palin: Everyone Is Jealous Of My Mom Because ‘She’s Got God On Her Side.’

House Committee Takes Up Bills That Would Indefinitely Detain Immigrants and Eliminate Diversity Vis

On Early Retirement - Helaine Olen

The military are public employees too..

JUSTICE Rears Her Head In Wisconsin As Kathy Nickolaus Is INVESTIGATED By GAB

JUSTICE Rears Her Head In Wisconsin As Kathy Nickolaus Is INVESTIGATED By GAB

I Love It When You Get Angry

Clinton: US Recognizes Main Libyan Rebel Group

Clinton: US Recognizes Main Libyan Rebel Group

Pathetic Pawlenty Now Seeking Theocrat Party Nomination

How many ways can it be said the the republicans/tea baggers are killing the economy

Can someone give me the numbers

GOP GOVERNORS/Elected Officials Are Responsible For State Joblessness & UNEMPLOYMENT | Sabotage

How the money is spent / debt ceiling drama

Tim Pawlenty has a proven record of governance in managing the infrastructure of a state. Surely ...

DeMint Pledges To STOP McCONNELL PLAN

Bribery should be legal when done to help media get info about celebrities.

Besides drugs and terror, what else can you declare war on?

Besides drugs and terror, what else can you declare war on?

Is a vote for Bachmann really a vote for her husband?

Venezuela's Chavez to boost prison construction

Law firm suing grandmas for downloading porn over BitTorrent

France's First Lady Doesn't Know Baby's Gender.

Phone hacking: Met police put pressure on Guardian over coverage

Jon Stewart: "That's not storming out. That's ending a meeting by scheduling the next meeting."

FOXNEWZ STARS Palin and Huckabee strangely silent on Murdoch's scandal, crimes.

As meager Afghanistan drawdown begins, contractor numbers may increase

They're treataing the economy as though it's a faity based initiative

Husband, inlaws threaten to sell unborn baby for $5K, mom says

Husband, inlaws threaten to sell unborn baby for $5K, mom says

Un-BEE-lievable: NYC Fines Man $2,000 For Not Watering His Hive

BREAKING: Sarah Palin accuses her husband of cheating.

Tea Party Jesus!

How Wired Magazine Helped The US Government Try To Frame Julian Assange (And Failed)

How times have changed. Anyone remember this quote?

Just an idea to save a few billion

In order to get the house to vote for McConnell's proposal, Obama has to pretend to be against it

Toon: Where's Clarence?

Does the tea party want a default?

U.S. Outreach To Banks, Investors Over Possible Default Comes Up Empty - WaPo/Bloomberg

Kan under fire from Cabinet for advocating nuclear-free society (JAPAN)

On Empire, and what is going on in the media

Randall Terry Recruiting Phony Candidates To Run Graphic Anti-Choice Ads

Genki Mail sends notes of hope to quake-zone kids (JAPAN)

In Japan, High Schoolers Use Baseball to Help Forget

LA's Billion-Dollar Car-Pool Lane: It Cost a Fortune and Won't Even Fix the Problem

NRSC releases creepy, stalker like ad against Shelley Berkley

Obama tries to "keep hope alive" for the big deal, including cuts in Medicare or Social Security.

Debt ceiling kabuki: Wall Street is "Out on a Limb" Again

Debt ceiling kabuki: Wall Street is "Out on a Limb" Again

Emanuel sends layoff notices to city workers in union showdown

So ... Jim Cramer (CNBC) is suggesting the IMF may intervene in US budget ...

Thom Hartmann: American Rebellions (from '02)

BREAKING Les Hinton, chief exec of Dow Jones, publisher of Wall Street Journal, has stepped down.

Can Murdoch keep his FCC license if he is convicted of a crime?

Austrian Right-Wing Populists in Libya for Mediation Effort

Wis. GOP Recall Candidate: ‘I Don’t Smoke Rocks, And That’s The Truth’

Just two of 49 other governors have accepted Rick Perry’s Panderpalooza invitation

he looks sincere, eh?

Feds accuse jam-band concert impresario of promoting drug sales, seek seizure of live-music venue

Note to Pols on News Corp.... hope this explains to you

Note to Pols on News Corp.... hope this explains to you

FOX Finally "Touches it"! (Their Owner's Scandal)

BP Oil Still Washing Ashore One Year After End of Gulf Spill

BP Oil Still Washing Ashore One Year After End of Gulf Spill

You know something just occurred to me...

Mouth Robot Croaks a Nursery Rhyme, Provokes Nightmares

US military strategy: we'll halt hackers with "cyber hygiene" (weekend laugh fest)

Troops’ Stress at Five-Year High, Morale Plunges

Palin Film Premiers To - EMPTY - Theater In Orange County

Poor people get "credits" and rich people get "breaks"...it's the language, stupid.

The Murdoch Empire - another one bites the dust

The Democratic Party should break with capitalism itself.

Hero catches escalator fall boy in Turkey (Amazing BBC Video)

There is something in the water...

New cybersecurity plan pushes private-sector role

Dirty F@#*ing Hippies Were Right!

Breaking on BBC - Rebekah Brooks resigns

Breaking on BBC - Rebekah Brooks resigns

FBI SPY: In the decade since 9/11, the FBI has become a massive domestic spying agency

What Americans support (and don't support) in cutting the deficit

Obama just got to the core of why we have "deficits" right now.

Obama just got to the core of why we have "deficits" right now.

Announcement! Social Security And Medicare ARE NOT ENTITLEMENTS!

Millennium Development Goals: world is on track to halve the number...living in extreme poverty...

Obama campaign releases names of top fundraisers

Republicans now saying SS and Medicare in good shape?

Consumer Price Index: Gas Down, Food Up, Core Inflation Higher - HuffPo

" Nike, the brand's owner, acknowledges that such abuse has occurred among the contractors ...

Teh Layer Cake of Life. It's good to be the frosting.

Anybody Have The Upside/Downside To 'You Can Work And Get Social Security At The Same Time' - SSA

Wisconsin: Scott Walker coming to Fond du Lac. Let's give him big DU welcome

REPORT: How CNN, MSNBC, And Fox Are Covering News Corp. Hacking Scandal

Why the Hell do we let foreigners like Murdoch buy U.S. media companies in the first place???

Sarah Palin Movie Debuts to Empty Theater in Orange County

"mr hinton to the personnel office, mr hinton to the personnel office"

Hilarious "Undefeated" review from "Time"

Michele Bachmann officially leaves her church (not extreme enough?)

Michele Bachmann officially leaves her church (not extreme enough?)

Giuliani defends Murdoch: ‘Don’t rush to judgement’

Economic slump curbs Americans' summer travel

"News Corp" is done. From now on it's "News Corpse".

Earthquake Causes River to Disappear in Costa Rica

TSA takes first step toward 'trusted travel' program

TSA takes first step toward 'trusted travel' program

N.J. Salem nuke plant has an unusual event

Why did the Bachmann's quit their church?

BANK BUST FRIDAY !!!! ...... Georgia Strikes Again !!!!

And tonight's person with a new orifice courtesy of Rev. Al Sharpton is:

Florida League Of Women Voters Drops Registration Plan Over Restrictive Laws - TPMMuckraker

Progressive Change Campaign Committee Threatens To Pull Obama Support Ahead Of 2012 - AP/HuffPo

M5.5 quake jolts eastern Japan

Tinfoil hat moment... attempted murder charges?

Because words matter

It's a damn shame if MSNBC does not give AL Sharpton his own show..

Dale Kildee (D) Michigan 5th District not seeking re-election

Elections Have Consequences - BY Bernie Saunders

Chuck Fraud, kiss my "progressive fringe" Liberal ASS

Social Security is a great stimulus for our economy...

Social Security is a great stimulus for our economy...

Jude Law to sue Murdoch's Sun over alleged hacking

Eric Cantor Childishly Slams Seniors and Rural Americans

CooCoo Commercials

So how does Grover Norquist have so many Repubs by the short hairs?

So how does Grover Norquist have so many Repubs by the short hairs?

What if the Unemployment Office were unemployed?

Yardsales: A Simple Sign Of The Times

Question, a real and serious question that has hatched inside my brain.... if the

Wallison: Still Wrong About Genesis of Housing Crisis

Do you support Obama's plan to means-test Medicare & raise eligibility age to 67?

Good News!: Most Americans Reject Religious Right’s View Of Constitution

What has the Progressive Change Campaign Committee accomplished?

President Obama Singles Out Drug Companies for Savings

Did Rebecca Brooks just resign? Does this mean James Murdoch is going next?

The latest meme I've heard today is that the deficit needs to be corrected ...

Not Much Fun Being On The Other Side Of The Camera, Is It Rebekah ???

Chavez to 'get cancer treatment in Brazil'

Chavez to 'get cancer treatment in Brazil'

Obama's $2 trillion plan consists almost entirely of spending reductions

Tea Party convention featuring Bachmann and hate group leader Bradlee Dean canceled

News Corp. Discloses Corporate Political Contributions

Les Hinton's resignation letters

Another cosmological oops, brought to you by the people who should know better.

Burgess with Al Sharpton, WHAT A TOOL

David Shuster I think, in for Keith tonight

David Shuster I think, in for Keith tonight

EPI: Proposed NSD Spending Levels Dangerously & Unprecedently Low

Murdoch paid US Chamber of Commerce in 2010 to lobby for altering the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

David Shuster in for Keith tonight

Christie Vilsack Makes Steve King Challenge Official

I have an idea for a really democratic, self-actualized, responsibility-taking solution to cut costs

Nancy up on TV

Tom Ferguson: Austerity At Home & Abroad: Obama Sells Politics of Austerity

The fucking Pukes want to crash the economy, fucking racist fucks

Murdoch: I'm shocked. Shocked I tell you, that gambling is going on in this estamblishment.

Palin Movie Debuts to an Empty Theater

David Sirota: Why Americans Can't Afford to Eat Healthy

David Sirota: Why Americans Can't Afford to Eat Healthy

NYT/Krugman: Getting to Crazy

The 12-Century Wonder and Mystery of Afghanistan

'We don't need a Constitutional Amendment to do our jobs.'

See? Lawrence says our loud, pissed-off objections WORK.

Duers do you remember Fox's role in Election 2000

WSJ publisher quits, Murdoch’s British chief leaves as mogul tries to stem hacking scandal

There is some misunderstanding about me! I am voting for President Obama because...........

There is no credible republican challenger or potential challenger to Bernie. Not one.

China's EMPTY cities & malls, ALL to retain 10% GDP is a mirage

China's EMPTY cities & malls, ALL to retain 10% GDP is a mirage

Strong earthquake hits Kanto region

*snort* Newt Gingrich owes $400K to Moby Dick Airlines!!!

SPIN ALERT: Murdoch's parernal "love!!!" for editor Rebecca Brooks

SPIN ALERT: Murdoch's parernal "love!!!" for editor Rebecca Brooks

You know, as much as I feel the Pubs are going about this Debt the WRONG WAY,

POTUS presser; world markets watching debt talks; Rupert's empire - Charlie Rose tonight

GA Du'ers: I drove over and around Lake Lanier today. Looks pretty full. How low did it get....

DU just got several plugs on ESPN Radio!

N.Y. Republicans who backed gay marriage see coffers, criticism soar

Arlo Guthrie makes surprise appearance at protest singalong *Madison WI

Current TV will carry Murdoch live with Keith doing the play by play

Challenge to Oklahoma redistricting plan continues

OK, so Minnesota is the Land of 10,000 lakes

When the people find out the truth....

J Visa Program Harms American Workers

An easy media solution to the Michele "problem"

Next casualty in the Murdoch Scandal: LES HILTON to quit WSJ

Hacking scandal turns up heat on News Corp board

Pawlenty Flip-Flops On Debt Ceiling In 20 Seconds: Wish They Wouldn’t Raise It’,To Have To

"This may bring down my presidency" - Obama

"This may bring down my presidency" - Obama

So . . . they've been at this for a while now . . . . but can *anyone* here cite the basics of . . .

Wow. Just looked up exchange rates online...

If Murdoch lies in his testimony to Parliament, Will Great Britain get him on that?

Friday Toons, part 1-Murdoch

President Obama meets with the Dalai Lama tomorrow....

On Elizabeth Warren: From April And May Of This Year

Obama Eliminates Warren as Consumer Head - Bloomberg

What does DU think about the Zeitgeist Movement?

This vote suppression shit is deep

Michele Bachmann's Flaming Liabilty Marcus Digs Deeper Hole

Say no to corporate personhood

Russian Roulette...

It just dawned on me why I know such much trashy news and other such

Murdoch isn't an American he is a Corporatist who believes in his own rules.

Growing signs Social Security, Medicare changes will be part of debt deal (binding commission?)

Is it just me or on the "Love Liberally" ad on this site...does the vibrator look like a shovel

Japan must ditch nuclear power: Kan

Has Roger Ailes Hacked American Phones for Fox News?

I remember when BushCo and Newscorp were BESTIES...and they had a lot of Saudi royal friends

GOP Presidential candidate to Marcus Bachmann: "Come out of the closet and debate me"

"I will draw you, Ayn Rand, as poison is drawn from a wound"

Warren under the bus?

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!

Stranger moves into foreclosed home citing Texas law

Fox host rips ‘radical liberal left’ over own 9/11 misstatement

What is Think Progress' record in regards to the tapes they release?

Obama: "It is hard to do a big package"

Raising the Debt Ceiling is the JOB of Congress & does NOT have to be LINKED in ANY way to future

End all tax deductions. Make the rich and corporations pay their share.

The DOJ’s Idiotic Request for More Time to End DADT

Fox and Friends’ Hilariously Pathetic Coverage of the Murdoch Hacking Scandal

Governors reflect partisan divide in debt debate

Palin doc "The Undefeated" has a 0% rating on the Rotten Tomatoes tomatometer

Murdoch's Number One Harpy takes a tumble. Today's biggest phone hacking stories all in one spot.

just heard on Hartmann head of RNC is going to try to take out Bernie Sanders

So how many seats will republicants lose in the house in 2012?

Recent Grads Search For Jobs, To No Avail

"The effect of misinformation on memory and reasoning cannot be completely eliminated"

Financialization Era - how banking welfare captured our economy

Some key facts from :Fact Check" for you to consider.

I Just Heard Today About Something Called Carmegeddon In CA...

Ruh roh. I just descrambled "jobcreators"

Guardian UK: Will the last person to leave News Corporation turn off the lights?

Taxing Rush Limbaugh at 50% would still leave him $20 million dollars a year.

Palin raises $1.6 million in the first half of 2011 for non-campaign, has spent most of it

(FL) Teabagger candidate's focus: stimulus/spending, "obamacare", cap-and-trade and immigration.

Family points to school nurse shortage in death

Corporations buying up doctor offices in South Florida

Victoria Jackson has gone off the deep end, completely.

Victoria Jackson Thinks Obama’s “Private Army” Might Kill Her

Has Roger Ailes Hacked American Phones for Fox News?

How about a fast-food tax?

Debt-limit crisis? Hardly. It's a protection racket at work.

If that toxic allegation is shown to have been true, one thing is certain: Fox News is finished,

Should we be converting our 401k's and other retirement/kid's college money into cash?

Should we be converting our 401k's and other retirement/kid's college money into cash?

Life with the Lions (Phase 2)

Shooting the Moon (PIC HEAVY)

Unbelieveable. You can now see the A.L.E.C. templates and match it with State bills

Urgent: Hunger Strikers in California Prisons Need Support Now

Robert Reich: The Rise of the Wrecking-Ball Right

We Must Act Now to Save Social Security and Medicare - Jane Hamsher/FDL + Bonus Article !!!

How Wired Magazine Helped The US Government Try To Frame Julian Assange (And Failed)

How Wired Magazine Helped The US Government Try To Frame Julian Assange (And Failed)

Social Security: Keep The Promise

Social Security: Keep The Promise

Wow, MSNBC is having pushback

What would happen if OBAMA held a SHORT POSITION BET On the US Dollar?

DIGBY: I'm afraid the one thing everyone seems to agree on is that grandma must pay, come what may.

Octomom's eight toddlers chase celebrity from plane

Anyone else feel like Lawrence O'Donnell is lecturing you?

So you want my money, do you?

In which a weekend on Martha's Vineyard isn't a day at the beach...

Fox is showing pictures of 4 or 5 Union Workers(Detroit) on

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

If Elizabeth Warren weren't nominated to fhe CFPB post, who would you trust with the job?

FYI: Cheney shorted the dollar for the entire duration of his Vice Presidency.

Ahhh shit...the next big scandal about to hit for the media to distract...

First it starts with raising SS age to 67...

Fox News Compares # of Calories in Michelle Obama's Meal to “Eating a Live Raccoon".

Do you support "means testing" for recipients of Social Security and Medicare?

I met with my financial advisor today. Her firm is one of the very

Join Avaaz in going after Murdoch's reign of fear

WHOW@ Waukesha County Clerk Nicholaus under investigation for misconduct.

Jackson Lee: Congress complicating debt ceiling because Obama is black

Hef says no to Casey Anthony in Playboy

Mitt Romney Caught With Hand in PAC Till (LeftInAlabama blog)

State Senator Dave Hansen.. First Final Recall.. . Anyone know how it is going ?

Oh, look. I have my first stalker on Twitter!

What has Jane Hamsher accomplished with Fire Dog Lake?

Palin Movie Debuts to an Empty Theater in Orange County, CA

Grijalva: If You Want to Reduce the Deficit, How About the People’s Budget - FDL

Bob Fertik's Plea to Progressives to end the Tea Party madness by Fighting Back:

The Center for Media and Democracy: American Legislative Exchange Council/ ALEC EXPOSED

A Superpower divided against itself...

How much does the US really owe? Let's look at the real numbers.

It’s Friday, time for the Afternoon Challenge! Today’s challenge: The Back Story

American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of its Food

About the whole Elizabeth Warren blow-up on DU

Flashback Photo: Thurs Night Midnight opening of Fahrenheit 9/11

NYC fleet adds 70 plug-in vehicles, including Chevy Volt cop cars

NYC fleet adds 70 plug-in vehicles, including Chevy Volt cop cars

UnFUCKINGBelievable !!! - 'Obama to Nominate Consumer Bureau Chief Next Week' - WSJ

So, this is the deal that we're looking at,

Dean Baker: The Phony Argument that Social Security Needs "Adjustments"

Marc Maron will be on Real Time with Bill Maher tonight!

Obama’s “Big Deal”: Wallowing with Pigs ............................

How are we ever going to raise taxes for the wealthy when we have a repub majority

11 things the richest households can buy that you can't

"Time for old folks to eat their peas and catfood."

Troops To March (First Time Openly) In San Diego's (Gay) Pride Parade - AP/AJC

Is there an actual SS trust fund? Or is it a "placeholder" in the books?

My local Target hires disabled, weight-challenged, long haired, Seniors, and average looking people

Audience for Palin's documentary: 5 people, including 2 Harry Potter fans who left after 20 minutes

Can progressives trust a "binding commission" on entitlements to do the right thing?

It is hard to consider myself part of the "sensible center."

Why the f**k are we even talking about raising top tax rates to 39%?!

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Citigroup Profit Beats Analysts’ Estimates (Bloomberg)

Yes, We ARE Suffering

Breath-Taking Snaps Of Galaxy Seen With The Naked Eye - DailyMailUK

Palin movie debuts to empty theater in Orange County. 20 seconds past her 15 minutes.

CEO Immelt Describes How GE Can Bring Good Jobs to Life

Kucinich ROCKS!

Those who kill innocent people.

Is having no manned launch vehicle like Space Shuttle like superpower wearing sweatpants?

It's raining trillions

Humpback Whale Puts On Show For Men Who Saved Her (video)

Which part of "Social Security has *zero* to do with the debt" do DUers not understand?

Surprise! Elizabeth Warren has a husband.

Right-Wing Sock Puppets Pretending to Be Liberals Assault Progressive Websites

In terms of assets, what do you consider to be "wealthy"?

Police in Ga. shut down girls' lemonade stand

MineralMan's Visual Guide to Commonly Misspelled Words: Issue 7

John Dean: The Cover-UP Has Failed-Our Political System Needs For Murdoch & His Cronies To Be Gone

From a source inside News Corp: "Holy ****. Oh man. Those shells are landing closer and closer. "

ELIZABETH WARREN OUT! - Report

A $330,000 home for $16? 'This is not a normal process'

The Pentagon, Poster Child for Govt. Waste Not Part of Deficit Talks? Why?

The Pentagon, Poster Child for Govt. Waste Not Part of Deficit Talks? Why?

Stampede in Dallas injures several. They were waiting in line for an application for housing

Blow it up, blow it all the fuck up

Best "Learning To Work In A Doctor's World" commercial send-up

I had some sugar Sprite today

Rejected

Michigan DUer's in or near West Branch.

$340 for a litter box?

The inevitable result of slashed festival budgets........

Austrian driver allowed 'pastafarian' headgear photo

Judge grants deportation reprieve for same-sex spouse of citizen

My approximate hold time with AT&T is 27 minutes. Ask me anything!...

Credit Suisse target of US probe into tax dodgers

Brooks quits over phone hacking

What the hell is going on here??

from FB

BOA offered CC even though I have no damn job

The Real Winnie the Pooh Returns to the Hundred Acre Wood.

Rick Perry's Prayer Day Countered with Day of Debauchery and Gluttony

BREAKING BAD

Man indicted for putting semen in yogurt sample.

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

Oin and Gloin Revealed in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has resigned

I have to go to Japan now.

Anyone check to see if Phentex is still on hold with AT&T or...

Veterans wait too long for mental health services, reports say

Fast food drive-thru etiquette for all you dumbasses out there

Anyone seen the Lady Gaga video "One Season At A Time"? Is it any good?

Antiaircraft Missiles On the Loose in Libya

U.S. to recognize Libyan rebels as legitimate government

Test your knowledge :)

California governor signs bill requiring schools to teach gay history

[Minnesota Governor] Dayton, GOP finally reach budget deal

Carla Bruni Pregnant: French First Lady Officially Confirms Baby On The Way

Grieving dad battles to get justice for slain son

If you didn't cry at the end of "Field of Dreams," you have no heart

How many agree?

Close to disaster. Tell us a story of disaster averted. I was on the phone

Snatch Wars (Snatch Vs Star Wars)

Minn. Leaders Make Deal to End Government Shutdown

Hitler rants about Carmageddon

Obama holds press conference on debt

attention, walmart shoppers!

U.S. AAA Rating May Be Cut by S&P

Oklahoma Woman Is Rammed By Minivan Because She Looks Like Casey Anthony

OMG...

Warren faces more grilling over consumer bureau

Top 10 Lessons in Manhood from the Dude

Ok Where do your adult children sleep when visiting home with their GF/BF, does it really matter,

Chevron to pay $900,000 in oil spill settlement (Maine)

The Internet is Made of Cats!

Mumbai blasts: Indian Mujahideen sleeper cells may have been activated, say intelligence sources

CEO Immelt Describes How GE Can Bring Good Jobs to Life

France's First Lady Doesn't Know Baby's Gender.

David VanderLeest won't talk about past legal, financial issues any more

Most evil trolling technique in the history of ever.

US News Corp. probe under way: Holder

US News Corp. probe under way: Holder

Baby Einstein just got it's ass handed to it by....Jimi Hendrix

(MI) Legislature considering (broader) asset forfeiture bill

TSA takes first step toward 'trusted travel' program

"The Box" was a fucking waste of time

Yahoo Answers: "Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do more like?"

New cybersecurity plan pushes private-sector role

Scott Walker Must Demand VanderLeest Withdraw (WI-recall)

Little 'Little Richard'?

Syria protesters 'die as troops open fire'

Conservative groups protest at Grijalva's Tucson office

U.S. Will Recognize Libyan Rebels [as Legitimate Government]

Rep. Dale Kildee (D-MI) to retire next year after 34 years in Congress

Rep. Dale Kildee (D-MI) to retire next year after 34 years in Congress

WSJ publisher quits, Murdoch’s British chief leaves as mogul tries to stem hacking scandal

OBL reportedly targeted Obama(and Petraeus) for 9/11/11 attack

I don't like her.

Chouteau [Oklahoma] Clerk Mistaken For Casey Anthony Attacked With Minivan

NFL, Players: We're Making Progress Toward Deal

What am I doing this Friday night? Why hanging out in Ten-Forward with Guinan of course!

Exxon: Ruptured Montana pipeline had carried tar sands crude

The Shoebox

Vivian Thomas.

Boehner: 'Too many people' in the room in White House debt talks

Boehner: 'Too many people' in the room in White House debt talks

News Corp. executive Rebekah Brooks resigns amid phone-hacking scandal

Self delete

S&P warns that chance of downgrading U.S. credit rating is 50 percent

BREAKING: Les Hinton, Murdoch Lieutenant for 50+ Years and Dow Jones CEO, to Leave the Company

Obama fundraising report signals juggernaut campaign

Introducing some Visuel Kei music that maybe new to some of you..

House Plans Vote on $2.4 Trillion Debt Increase, Members Say

GOP threatens to bolt on McConnell’s plan

No wonder Harry Potter is so popular......

White House joins Reid-McConnell side talks on fall-back plan

Every Heart - BoA (performed by Kyle Landry)

Every Heart - BoA (performed by Kyle Landry)

delete until I can get a larger pic

GM to pour $300M into Flint assembly plant, keep or add jobs

Random Lake

It really is time to fix the infrastructure

Pro-Zelaya radio journalist waylaid by attackers and shot to death in Honduras

Bachmann quits church

Royal wife begs rescue from abuse

Men of a Certain Age cancelled? I weep.

Ninth Circuit Keeps Bar on DADT Discharges In Effect While Considering DOJ Motion on Stay in Log Cab

Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (spoilers)

Marilyn Monroe statue unveiled on Chicago's Magnificent Mile

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, July 15, 2011

Torchwood: Miracle Day - Episode 2 airs tonight at 10pm on Starz (no spoilers)

More employers using firms that check applicants’ social media history

Some guy (I'm assuming he was a male) just reved his engine as he was driving by my house on a quiet

President Obama: Public is 'sold' on tax increases in a debt-ceiling deal

Anyone here ever been to The Waterfalls of Havuspai?

Sen. Nelson's (D-Ne) war chest: $2.9M

How many other men here have "daddy issues"?

Besides the obvious, what can your SO do that you can't?

Top Senate Dems and State Dept close to ending monthslong impasse over Cuba democracy programs

I just put a "No Solicitation" sign on my door-will that keep those relgious nuts from bothering me?

Randy Quaid extradition request denied by U.S.

You died & went to Heaven. Your Job - Create the ultimate Heaven Rock & Roll Band

When did our ability to speak leave us?

How much would you hate Steely Dan if your name happened to be Ricky?

Obama Publicly Backs Means-Testing Medicare

Baseball Question: Why is it fans say you can't compare today's stats with those of Babe Ruth?

It's Linda Ronstadt's birthday

Casey Anthony Appealing Conviction For Lying To Police

I would like to know the location of all Drive-Thrus that Ohiosmith has visited!

Do you know what the "ballplayer's play" is?

Honestly, do motorcycles have to be so damn loud?

Foody Sounds

Man charged with DUI after winning demolition derby, love me some Kentucky!

Obama Publicly Backs Means-Testing Medicare

I have heard it said that ....Bowie/Gackt connection?

Libyan rebels win international recognition as country's leaders

Chavez to return to Cuba for cancer treatment

kittens on DJ decks

Texas inmate set to die for hate crimes in 9/11's wake

I had my gall bladder removed. Ask me anything!

PHOTO: Evidence of disgruntled employee! Let's hope his job didn't involve handling the food.

Julian Assange a great dissident, says his father

What are your favourite political discussion forums other than the DU?

PHOTO: Looks perfectly safe to me! Can't see any chance of an accident here.

Ex-Iowa first lady running for Congress

Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

Growing signs Social Security, Medicare changes will be part of debt deal

Argentina military doctor extradited from Paraguay (Argentina's right-wing Dirty War)

Proposal to shutter Miami-Dade libraries draws fire

Bathroom Ettiquette for all you dumbasses out there

How much would you hate Frito-Lay if your name happened to be taterguy?

"Carmageddon" in LA? Gimme a fucking break, here.

NRA to UN: Don't Regulate US Arms Ownership

I'm going to rename my cat Twilight because I don't like the name. How does "LoveBug" sound?

Obama Eliminates Warren as Consumer Head

Michele Bachmann: The First 2012er to Get Koch Cash

Why isn't caffeine regulated like a drug?

Pink Martini! One of the best bands I've ever seen live. Check them out!

How much would you hate Jenny if your phone number was 867-5309?

Obama Gives Lawmakers 24-36 Hours On Debt Debate: 'It's Decision Time'

USA Today: Obama will now seek $2 trillion deficit reduction plan composed mostly of spending cuts

NYT: The Debt Alarm Is Heard

Krugman: Getting to Crazy

GOP rejects trading one tax cut for another

Comic Relief: Judicial Watch Reveals White House Bias Against Fox News

Now they want to attack the Presidents account off his mother dying in his arms

The President is sounding like a grown up.

President Obama Publicly Supports Means-Testing Medicare - requiring wealthier seniors to pay more

Rahm Emanuel Sends 625 Layoff Notices As Union Showdown Continues

‘What the American people are obsessing about’

Obama holds press conference on debt

Mike Luckovich on the 'Debt Ceiling Talks'

Sigh. Tried a fairly low tech task & it screwed way out in a spiral. Vista problem.

U.S. women’s soccer team wants President Obama at World Cup final

Let me fill you in a little on unemployment in the public sector and what it really means

Obama: Americans back me on debt deal

Did I just hear.. the President said he is willing to effect Medicare and SS

Steve Benen: Cantor Rejects Plan to Spend Less on Health Care (Specifically, Rx drugs)

“as much as possible“

Obama Singles Out Drug Companies for Savings

Governor Cuomo one of the MOST popular governors in the country 71% favorable rating

Is Michelle Bachmann about to have a "church" moment?

"Sarah Palin Movie Debuts to Empty Theater in Orange County"

Michele Bachmann officially leaves her church

"The president all but spells it out: He'll pay $1 trillion in ransom money to avert disaster"

Is it me or.........?

Debt Ceiling: GOP Were Set Up, Played Parts Like Unwitting Fools

Lawrence's "if you never have been in the room" refrain was on point . . .

Dem poll: Darling, Pasch in dead heat in Senate recall (WI)

"Where does God stop and they begin?"

WSJ: Obama to Nominate Consumer Bureau Chief Next Week (Reportedly, Not Elizabeth Warren)

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

Why Our Politics Are So Stressful

U.S. drawdown begins in Afghanistan

Our President doesn't define himself as a Progressive

Official WH transcript of Pres. Obama's news conference, Friday 7/15

The Beast is in Charge of the GOP

President Obama's campaign working to recruit the grass roots

Our President gets it. I stand behind him 100% on his position to

Pedophiles are sexually attracted to children. Gay people are attracted to people of the same sex.

Palin: 'Obama lies, economy dies' - "He says 'default's catastrophic' then opposes deal to avert it"

isn't it time for a tax on sodas, bottled water drinks and sports drinks?

How long before Bachmann goes down in flames?

So the Progressive Change Coaltion is protesting outside of Obama 2012 headquarters and. . .

Obama dumps policy for politics

Additional filing from the DOJ to the 9th Circuit Court (re: DADT)

Monica Crowley: Obama "Willing To Starve" Seniors "To Death"

Is Obama really raising the Medicare age to 67?

Most of the time, it's a choice between the lesser of two evils

Obama makes his case to the left

Is Jane Hamsher's irrational hatred of the President and his supporters racially motivated?

Toll Booth Ettiquette for all you dumbasses out there

Toll Booth Ettiquette for all you dumbasses out there

"Sex toy" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "sex toy".

Valerie Garrett: The President is prepared to do something BOLD!!!

Liberal group threatens to pull Obama support

Marcus Bachmann says his clinics not anti-gay, claims "barbarian" tape was doctored.

Keith Olbermann: Murdoch-Gate

Cultural Diplomacy - U.S. State Dept Seals Deal for Lady Gaga to Perform at Rome Pride.

We All Need Social Security and Medicare...Don't Cut Them.

Keith Olbermann: Wisconsin Recall Elections

Europe anger over US credit rating 'oligopoly'

Keith Olbermann: w/ Janeane Garofalo - Michele Bachmann's Chutzpah (and regarding Marcus Bachmann)

Thom Hartmann: Your Take/My Take - Boycotts & Grannies Flipping the Bird

The Michele Bachmann song

Papantonio: The Republicans’ Crazy Old Uncle Image

Ron and Tom's Story

Summer Celebration of Choice

Keith Olbermann 07-14-2011 2 - GOP Debt Turmoil

Tea Party Working for Al Qaeda??

Scahill: US is making enemies in Somalia

Egyptians push for 'total revolution'

Keith Olbermann 07-14-2011 1b - Murdoch Mess, with John Dean (USCOC & FCPA)

Palin: "Reload" is Back!

Hundreds Scramble for Dallas County Rental Vouchers

Thom Hartmann: Atheists vs. Rick Perry over Christian prayer

2009: Murdoch smacks down Fox News anchor for bringing up scandal

Fox And Friends' Comically Clumsy Defense of News Corp.

Morning Joe: "This is George Bush's debt."

Keith Olbermann with Mark Ruffalo; regarding Fracking

'US picks wrong allies again, cannot accept defeat in Libya'

Raise the Dept Ceiling...What's the Problem??

Italy Passes Austerity Package

Weird Al - Whatever You Like

July 15th 2011: The Day in 100 Seconds

THOUSAND CUTS / narration by Bernie Sanders

Fox News Hates Reality

Psycho Talk - Eric Bolling Calls Liberals Petty For Pointing Out He Forgot About 9/11

Thom Hartmann: Want to be a rich man in a poor world?

Thom Hartmann Exposes the History of ''We're going broke!''

Tonight Show Audience Cheers the Demise of Sarah Palin to Bristol’s Face

Exposed: Secretive Corporate-Lawmaker Coalition, ALEC

Dear Mr Murdoch -- a personal note from Queen's Roger Taylor.

Somalis displaced by drought hit by Mogadishu rains

Taliban explain Ahmad Wali's killing

If News Corp hacked the phones of 9/11 families, Fox News is finished

30 Yrs in Prison For Saying the Wrong Thing? How FBI Entraps Citizens To Feign Terror Success

ALEC Exposed (article from The Nation)

Whether it is food or drugs, addiction is the same, new study finds.

Millions at risk of cholera in Ethiopia, WHO warns

Mullah Omar, headscarves and bizarre Afghan peace talks

German-Jewish Literary Culture Returns from Exile

Eight banks fail EU stress test with 16 in danger zone

The Shady Ways People Are Losing Their Homes--Even If They Don't Have Mortgages

A Coming of Age: Germans Deal with Their Past through Memory Literature

Biological computing from Heinz von Foerster to the present: a tool for understanding intelligence?

Famine in Somalia, Horn of Africa Described as "Worst Humanitarian Disaster in the World"

If News Corp hacked the phones of 9/11 families, Fox News is finished

Bill Young’s Fundraising Restarts Retirement Watch

Americans for Prosperity and Right to Life meddle in Wisconsin Primary?

Eric Cantor: The Most Dangerous Whiner in America [actual title]

ALEC Exposed: How Corporations Are Taking Over Our Democracy

Senators Ask Intelligence Agencies About Location Tracking of Americans

Bachmann & Santorum invoke "slavery"

Tapping the Knowledge of Germany's Water Sommelier

The Final Nail in Rupert Murdoch's Coffin? Hacking Harry Potter

Jane Austen manuscript auctioned for almost Ł1m

Georgia Cops Bust 10-Year-Old Girl’s Lemonade Stand

Wisconsin Recall Elections 2011: News & Updates From The Badger State

Moral progress and animal welfare

Hillary Clinton circumnavigates a sphere of diminishing US influence

Revealed: Cameron's talks with Murdoch executives

They, Too, Sing America

A life in writing: Slavoj Žižek

Is Tiger Woods Running out of Money?

Paul Krugman: Getting to Crazy (must read)

The CIA’s Secret Prison in Somalia by Scott Horton

Shelters Clinton Foundation donated to Haiti are Shoddy Built & have Formaldehyde/ (The Nation)

Friday Talking Points (173) -- Obama 2.0?

‘Entitlement’ Is a Republican Word

The false narrative that the Democratic party voted for the Bush Tax cuts needs to be laid to rest.

Shocker: Slavery is a Conservative Idea

Thank you, Elizabeth Warren

Weekend Economists "It Was Just Like Magic!" July 15-17, 2011

The President speaks to a bi-partisan group of college students

Threatened snow leopards found in Afghanistan

Asahi Shimbun: Local politicians have close ties with nuclear plant operator

Drumbeat: July 15, 2011

Forests soak up third of fossil fuel emissions (but can't keep up w/ deforestation)

Kenya: 300 Somali children left for dead in drought

Accounting Troubles, Weak Demand Stifle China’s Solar Juggernaut

Scientists to examine Ala. fishing rodeo catch

Whaling meeting 'ignores needs of whales'

Sir David King: world should abandon Kyoto protocol on climate change

PA Gas Drilling Panel To Hold Final Meeting Before Sending Proposals To Corbett

New Jumper - Adenovirus Confirmed In Lab Workers In Davis, CA Came From Titi Monkeys

GOP Freedumb Fight, Part Duh - New Amdt. Would Block Feds From Enacting Light Bulb Efficiency Stds.

Will Inverters Compete With Storage? Will They Take Over the Grid?

What I think Andrew Cuomo should say about hydrofracking in New York

Germany 2nd (after China) in New Renewable Capacity Added in 2010

BP Oil Is Still Washing Ashore One Year After End of Gulf of Mexico Spill

Finding that radiation-tainted straw was produced far from nuclear plant causes shock

Obama’s Poor Conservation Record

Feds back up N.Y. AG's view on nuclear plant

Will Inverters Compete With Storage? Will They Take Over the Grid? (cont)

Programs cropping up across USA to address 'food deserts'

GOP Coal Ash Bill May Be Hazardous To Your Health

Dramatic Climate Swings Likely as World Warms: Ancient El Nińo Clue to Future Floods

Not one more winter in the tipi, honey

Loss of Large Predators Caused Widespread Disruption of Ecosystems

Anonymous hacks Monsanto computers

Yay, Green China! To Develop World's Largest Coal Mine With Help From Peabody - 50 Million Tons/Yr

Forty-six gold stars

IEA chief: nuclear power will drop to 10% of global electricity by 2035 (currently 14%)

Ireland attacks confessional secrecy after Catholic sex abuse scandal

It all goes down in the book: bishops go on a land grab

It must be a true miracle

Gov. Perry should focus on governance, not godliness

Humans 'Predisposed' to Believe in Gods and the Afterlife

Blinded Muslim pleads to save his attacker's life

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