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Archives: July 29, 2011

You know this is one of those HISTORIC times

Oh wow... MSNBC Squakbox Asia...

Why haven't the Koch Clan reined their baggers in? Would they benefit from a default?

Headline of the Night: Boehner's Grip Slips

Headline of the Night: Boehner's Grip Slips

Gavin Newsom: Business, Labor, Education and Government Leaders Join Newsom

3 True Stories of Hidden Treasure (relax a bit & read a fun article for a change)

Did you see Hannity dress down McCain?

So BONER's weepiness is only of the *inappropriate* type. It would be appropriate

I'm thinking of moving my measley money market into savings. ...Overreacting?

Fight Fire with Fire...

High school rock... and Dodd Frank

Former Reagan Advisor Bruce Bartlett: Chunk Of GOP Either STUPID, CRAZY, IGNORANT or CRAVEN COWARDS

I see the BK Minis commercials as being pro bully.

Pres Truman signed exec order invoking 14th Amendment after Congress was unable to pass bill ....

Something I said to a right-wing friend.

If you don't have anything nice to say, you better back it up with a lot of money.

If you don't have anything nice to say, you better back it up with a lot of money.

Teabagger Joe Walsh reminds me of the Fonz.

does anyone ever feel that all of the current problems can be

Won't somebody please think of the rich people? Leave them alone!

Won't somebody please think of the rich people? Leave them alone!

Roadside bombs kill 23 in south Afghanistan - officials

New savings plan: Place five dollars in a jar everytime a MSM talking head makes an excuse for the

Murdoch reassures nation that Rebekah Brooks is ‘sleeping just fine’

Seditious, racist, fascisti are in control for the moment...

Salon: The end of John Boehner?

GOP unfit to govern and unfit to legislate.

"Back in the days before euphemisms, they used to call that moral evil."

A Tea Party Congressman Who Could Be a Test Case (Joe Walsh)

Isn't now the time to try and get a clean bill?

I'm just thankful this morning that...

John Adams quote that may be appropriate today

Just saw the first Crossroads ad on the locals station.

Just saw the first Crossroads ad on the locals station.

The Right Word: Telling left from right (Guardian)

TSA groping suspect cites childhood abduction

Hey DUers - it's the Rethug Haiku Thread

So where's the big mouth racist Pat Buchanan

Dejavu!

Sarah Palin Waves PRIMARY THREAT At House GOP

Did we learn something last night?

When Obama decides to act like a Democrat

Aren't Republicans against Assisted Suicide? Isn't that what they're doing to the economy

cspan 1

Where is loud mouth Liz Cheney? Haven't seen her proselytizing lately and even though it is

God, they're just a bunch of fucking babies.

Yesterday, someone posted a history of debt ceiling increases.

Looks like the dog days of summer are here already.

Phone-hacking scandal – live coverage

Frustration time: Why are Democrats allowing this freakin' Debt Ceiling

Spain to dissolve parliament September 26 - sources

"Conservatives balked at $18 billion in Pell Grants for low-income students"

I move that we re-label the 'Tea Party' as the 'Know-Nothing' Party

Between Brat Ban and GOP House, every post in GD is about children having tantrums

Friedman Foolery

So, if the US defaults; or the ratings agencies downgrade the US,

$o Boehner's twi$ting arm$. I wonder how much this is going to co$t us.

Let's hum a few bars...and we'll be singing all day - timely Fitzsimmons cartoon

Let's hum a few bars...and we'll be singing all day - timely Fitzsimmons cartoon

So, If Boehner goes soft, CANTor becomes Speaker? This is surreal.....

New Documentary Focuses On Life Of Eva Braun's Late Husband

I predict today's House vote will be after the markets close...

# of House Members?

Anderson Cooper really went after Walsh on the child support last night

Greek Consumers Cut Alcohol, Fast Food as Austerity Bites

The U.S. Treasury has less cash on hand than Apple

The Times' "Balanced Approach" Will Cost Lives

good luck this weekend. i am putting myself on a self-imposed news exile until monday.

Want to know what the House ACTUALLY did today?

I never watched Larry King, but Piers Morgan, seriously?

Maybe someone can help me out here...

...and we're off!

...and we're off!

I am surprised that no one on DU has used this term.

Clearly not big enough Boehner

Once again, Fox News stands up for the rights of the little guy

Q2 GDP: So Weak That A New Recession Now Looks More Than Possible

Boner blinked, congratulations Mr. President, now finish him off

Tea Party Terrorist

Speaker Boner needs Viagra!

The weak speaker: How a failed debt vote disarmed the nation's top Republican

The weak speaker: How a failed debt vote disarmed the nation's top Republican

The weak speaker: How a failed debt vote disarmed the nation's top Republican

What a waste of time in a crisis--Boehner should resign

...AND the market is down 100 pts (9:44 AM)

I love it when Yahoo mail's top story is a negative story on Bonehead...

Boehner Backed Deregulation Of Online Learning, Leading To Explosive Growth At For-Profit colleges

Ironically, playing around with default actually makes treasuries more attractive

Ironically, playing around with default actually makes treasuries more attractive

Hilarious right wing radio going on...

1.5 million bats in Texas city left hungrier by drought

Why did Boehner even schedule a vote on his plan if he wasn't

TIME: "The Speaker Has Gone Lame"

Hubble telescope's successor could face budget ax

Speaker Boehner, the time has come

Corporate insiders are selling faster than usual

Labor’s Excellent Adventure: ‘Truth Tour’ Urges Recall of Wis. GOP Senators

Joe Walsh provides nation with explanation of tea party values

U.S. Sen. Reid: Moving forward with debt limit bill

the right forcing down grading of nations credit rating

the right forcing down grading of nations credit rating

Toon: What Scandal?

"The Republicans want to burn down the house while

Consumer sentiment falls more than expected

Well, this morning I finally did something besides get on DU and complain...

New Study Links Mountaintop Removal To 60,000 Additional Cancer Cases

New Study Links Mountaintop Removal To 60,000 Additional Cancer Cases

John of Orange's Options

Dejavu Replay

Dejavu Replay

Looks like Obama speech coming from the Oval Office...

Interesting, Boehner could not use pork to buy votes yesterday.

Cutting into Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid,...

Ed Schultz Said Last Night That Truman Used the 14th Amendment

Unions hit Cantor, other vulnerable Republicans on debt ceiling

Don’t Be Distracted: The Top Four Red Herrings of the Debt Debate

Kid (and Play) should be banned from restaurants

Why I don't think the Rev. Al Sharpton is a good replacement for Cenk:

Fracking Operations Cause Thousands of Earthquakes in Arkansas

Fracking Operations Cause Thousands of Earthquakes in Arkansas

Ah and now the European exchanges

Lawerence O'Donnell needs to get his history straight

who would've thunk it? Harry Reid just might be the adult in this situation

Bad Reporter

The Depressing World of Want Ads for the Unemployed

The Benefits of Card Check: H&M Stores in New York Go Union

Curious....what do we as a country do when our men and

My worry is that we are going to cave and pass a temporary bill......

The latest Goldman scandal - stockpiling raw materials

Tea Party is Way off the Deep End...Is it Safe to Call them Economic Terrorists if we Default?

I was looking up the bios of the congressional tea baggers - Sandy Adams was first

Un-fun.

Louisville, Ky. and Aloha, Ore have broken water main pipes

Post'n this again.

US Debt Confusion Rattles Markets - AP/CanadianBusiness

Boehner is facing "stiff" opposition; I don't think he's "up" to the challenge...

Well I need to thank our esteemed colleagues at the Tea Party

Well I need to thank our esteemed colleagues at the Tea Party

If you live in a GOP House district (my sympathies) call and e-mail their offices

My email to my congressman:

My email to my congressman:

Mo. highschool bans a book for a religious reason

Kabuki cast party

Boehner has gone soft....-A significant segment of the GOP now thinks John Boehner is too liberal

Boehner has gone soft....-A significant segment of the GOP now thinks John Boehner is too liberal

New Documentary Focuses On Life Of Eva Braun's Late Husband

President Obama Remarks Live Thread:

Debt ceiling TOONS for Friday, part 3

A few toons on the "recovery"

Why not add the long-term unemployed to the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?

The GDP numbers are awful. There is no way they should deal with the deficit until jobs and the

Boehner's Epic Fail

Aug 1st. AN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST AND SOLIDARITY WITH THE PRISON HUNGER STRIKERS

Why can't the Senate move on their bill?

ThinkProgress Vote Count Finds 267* House Votes For A Clean Debt Ceiling Hike

The "NEW" House Debt Bill...

Mexicans!

Mexicans!

Do Politicians Know Anything About Economics?

Man wins lottery, arrested celebrating

The Best of Times - for Liberals!

From Last Night: 'Rep. Hoyer Endorses 14th Amendment Option As A Last-Resort Solution' - TheHill

It looks like the house repugs added more red meat to the bill, and they will vote on it this

The Nation: How America Could Collapse

A Democratic Dream ...

Michele Backmann says debt ceiling should only be raised during a crisis

Radical Conservatives as National Threat....There was a DoD report recently...Trying to find a link

police cameras scan license plate- can tell if owner has a warrant

Want democracy on Aug 9? Watch it. Document it. Secure it. Volunteer today!

Want democracy on Aug 9? Watch it. Document it. Secure it. Volunteer today!

APNewsBreak: Rosa Parks essay reveals rape attempt

Why China is Laughing All the Way to the Bank

What stops checks to the congress critters?

What stops checks to the congress critters?

When you tell people

'Save Our Schools' Leaders Decline White House Invitation

''Why I Am So Proud of Being Norwegian''

Democrats need their own Devils Advocates...

Credit Defalt Tax: Payable to Corporations, Not the Government!

Former Intel Chief: Call Off The Drone War (And Maybe the Whole War on Terror)

Perry Blames Obama for Shrinking Government

New facebook status...

Boehner Gives Up: Adds Balanced Budget Amendment

3rd Way Document Proves Dem Party Supports Banks' Institutionalized Looting

(Real) CANNABIS HISTORICAL FACTS

Our incompetent Government

Why Did Harry Reid Include a "Super Congress" in his plan? Why is it a good thing?

State Department New Rule: Getting Foreign Spouse to US Not Happen (Same with Children)

Why did the MSNBC anchor cut off what Durbin was saying? Was it because he was telling the

Allen West calls the Tea Party schizophrenic, freepers drop him like a hot potato, er tea bag.

Our Broken Government

Our Broken Government

Paul Krugman: The Truth About Federal Spending

The failure to raise the dept ceiling could be a trigger for an all out Class War.

LBJ giving the "Johnson Treatment"

Bailout The American Government: We Bailed Out The Banks

First payments to cut in default: Entire Congressional Budget payments, pay checks for

First payments to cut in default: Entire Congressional Budget payments, pay checks for

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Boehner’s Constitutents Would Be Hurt By His Debt Ceiling Plan

How the U.S. Got $14 Trillion in Debt and Who Are the Creditors

And the weather in DC is

I think Obama's statement was exceptionally good today --

I think Obama's statement was exceptionally good today --

FOREX-Dollar slumps vs Swiss franc, yen on GDP, debt woes

So many problems could be solved by simply giving people other than banksters some free money.

Brunch With Bernie coming up

This new Boner compromise bill is little more than pissing into the wind. It accomplishes nothing.

Republicans: Sold Your Souls to the Teabagging Devils

*C-SPAN now, House Rules Committee on 'new' bill.

Has a clean debt ceiling bill been attempted? Has anyone offered one?

Has a clean debt ceiling bill been attempted? Has anyone offered one?

Debt Ceiling And Deficit Reduction Talks Avoid Military Spending Cuts

How America Could Collapse

The 'Right-Wing Nutters' Who Are Pushing the Country to the Brink

My Selfish Question: If we default, do we pay government contracts or shutdown jobs?

Disastrous GDP numbers make double dip scare real

Just pass clean bill raising the debt limit

Keep Up the Fight!

Keep Up the Fight!

Toles Rant: Crazy Time

Toles Rant: Crazy Time

Where's my "America People" button?

The New "Third Rail".

"W": I acted stupid on purpose...

"W": I acted stupid on purpose...

Two Santa Clauses or How The Republican Party Has Conned America for Thirty Years by Thom Hartmann

Mr. Fish: Robin Hood Obama

A picture is worth 1000 words: from the front page of todays's paper:

Can the Senate start moving on their bill without having to

Torrential rain hits Niigata & Fukushima

WTF is with Tweety's "You can't do that in China" ad anyway?

My Senate email...

Lesbian Couple saved 40 people from Norway Island Masacre

What Would The Supreme Court Do If Obama Invokes The 14th?

They Used To Call Them Gangsters

Tea Party Nation: Obama is a GAY! COMMUNIST! FOREIGNER!

ANTI-GAY Preacher's Lawyer: 'Rachel Maddow's Career Is OVER ' (AUDIO)

Good fugging grief! Did you folks hear Peggy 'I love my own voice'

Republicans Are Economic Terrorists

Everyone is hung up upon "if the president invokes the 14th..."

Boehner pandering to tea party to pass bill, Democrats say

Former Intel Chief: Stop Drone Strikes

Question: Were the Social Security checks mailed?

MSN Money made an internet poll and posted the results as a news story blaming Obama for the crisis

Boehner: Adds "return to slavery" option as incentive to get Tea Party members to pass bill

Merck to Cut Up to 13,000 Jobs

The Boehner needs a clean bill and enough Democratic votes to save his own orange ass...

These Freshman House Members were elected because they displayed

The lesson of the Obama Administration so far is the more he says 'compromise'

Oslo bomb victim is back at work after surviving spike through head

Truth stranger than fiction: "Pastor Gives Best Pre-Race Prayer Ever"

Its time to issue the trillion dollar coin

Daydream

Juan Cole: A Story More Important than Debt Limit Kabuki (How the Debt Happened)

Its time to issue the trillion dollar coin

And we pay these people for this?!! n/t

Bush says slow reaction on 9/11 was deliberate decision

I am a creditor to the U.S Government...I want a clean bill ..damn it.

Oh my Hartman is reporting that the Republican Caucus will call on a vote

CNN reporting House vote could come between 7 and 8 PM...

Are all the freshmen in congress (repukes)...

Tea Party leaders will mount primary challenge to Allen West

Is the political insanity of the day just a moment in time or is it the start of a paradigm shift?

Obama announces tough new gas mileage standards -- 54.5 mpg

WTO fails the poorest – again

"Can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear."

Want a scary thought?

While we're waiting and waiting and waiting ---

Explain Something - If Seniors Love Medicare/Social Security, Why Do They Vote Republican So Much?

Contacted my representative today-unfortunately a Republican

“OZ,” Germany’s Unrepentant 61-Year-Old Graffiti Artist, Going Back To Jail

“OZ,” Germany’s Unrepentant 61-Year-Old Graffiti Artist, Going Back To Jail

“OZ,” Germany’s Unrepentant 61-Year-Old Graffiti Artist, Going Back To Jail

LIES LIES REPUBLICAN LIES!!!! Some GOP lies being tossed around

For The Boehner, John: Fool On The Hill

NEVER thought I'd say this...

Little League says Ugandan team denied U.S. visas

OrangeMan

What the USDA Doesn't Want You to Know About Antibiotics and Factory Farms

No one is looking out for us. They're all clueless or bought

At this point is any of this more difficult than just getting a clean debt bill through Congress?

At this point is any of this more difficult than just getting a clean debt bill through Congress?

Boehner's got a hard job (no pun intended)

9 Reasons Why Business People Are Terrible At Governing

NOW Capitol Telephone Circuits "Near Capacity." Keep it up!

Have you made phone calls today?

Bachmann Says Unexplained Blackouts Which She Wakes Up Covered In Blood Won't Affect Ability To Lead

Considering how Pro Business, Republicans are and how they want Government to be run like a business

Has history been unfair to Neville Chamberlain?

Listen DUers - for the last time

Listen DUers - for the last time

Do you think Tom DeLay would be doing this? Dick Armey? Cheney? Newt? Any past repubican star?

Michigan Poll: Voters dislike Snyder, but also oppose recalling him

THIS:

In 1952, Harry Truman invoked the 14th Amendment to

'Made In America', the answer to our economic, social, environmental, political, national security

Okay, if it isn't constitutional for the Prez to use the 14th Amendment to sidestep a recalcitrant

Proof That The Tea Party Caucus Is Too Stupid To Do Their Job

Just Walked Past Governor Huckabee on the Street Here in NYC

This is all so depressing.

Are there 24 sane Republicans in the House?

Ok folks if you want to know why we are where we are

Protest outside Rep. Yoder (R-Kansas) last Tuesday.

Memo: NY Post lawyers tell staffers ‘to preserve and maintain documents’ related to phone-hacking

Can we please be serious for even a little while?

Hey teabaggers

Warren Jeffs breaks silence in court to defend polygamy

NYT/Krugman: The Centrist Cop-Out

"Here’s a breakdown of debt ceiling increases before Obama by presidency"

Maybe it's me, but I don't think it bodes well for the Stock Market today when

“One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.”

What If Jesus Meant All That Stuff?

Yet another reason to NEVER shop at WalMart (warning, the picture ain't pretty)

Flashback - Clinton's 1993 Budget Reconciliation Act cut spending/raised taxes

Zippy the Pinhead re-programs Sarah Palin's Brain!

The Truth About Federal Spending - Paul Krugman

Crackdown on Illegal Immigrant Drivers Now Nationwide

The Rude Pundit: We Lose Because We Don't Just Lie Like the Right Does

Scarborough: Dems Say Privately Obama Is Invisible, Not A Leader

Gallup: Obama approval falls to low of 40% (down 7-points among Dems/ Indies in last 3-weeks)

MSNBC's "grave thinkers" want us to beleive there is a backlash coming that be against both parties.

Is this an accurate analogy of what this is about?

$78B vs $73B

well, the ten year T-Bond is selling at 2.82% today, down 16 basis

This is SATIRE

Hey, where's our Friday Afternoon Art Quiz?

Any Investment Guru's out there?

Boehner's Epic Fail

Decades of GOP political inbreeding has begat the Tea Party.

Barney Frank, on floor,says Boehner's theme song should be "It's My Party and I'll Cry if I Want To.

The Lone Tree Declaration at the Conservative Summit in Denver. I'd never heard of it.

Anti-Freeze in Pilots' Blood Baffles Air Force

Norway’s role in the world - The peacemakers

Because it seems the teabaggers want to crash the economy and blame it on Obama

Former Cheney Aide David Addington emerges from Heritage as brutal enforcer of tea party dogma

Kerry is on M$NBComast discussing the ReTHUG civil war

Rep. Joe Walsh seeks tax breaks for deadbeat dads

Things that make you go mmmmm.

Famous Dave's DENIES free entrees to anyone who doesn't happen to be named Dave!

the crime of all this. it is a faux crisis.

"Polygamist leader, in court outburst, says he's persecuted"

Attention Tea Party Caucus

WSJ publishes premature column praising Boehner's job shepherding debt bill thru Congress

John Dean: Tea Party:Same Old Authoritarian Conservatives With A New Label

If the USA's FICO score drops, will we have to pawn Air Force One's title

Busted: Massive Calif. pot farm spanned 50 acres

Debt Madness Was Always About Killing Social Security

Practically Delusional (New House Bill)

omg. Video of LAPD rescuing dangling man. lucky he's wearing underpants.

News junkies beware! The paywalls are coming!

Global Warming & Climate Change Myths

And the stupid criminal of the week award goes to...

Obama’s approval numbers hit all-time low

Here goes Boehner again.

Roll Call Hires Former House GOP Staffer Jonathan Strong To Cover House

It's Not Default of Obama: Jail GOP Deadbeats for Debt Crisis

Steve Womak's rethug from Arkansas, just had his staffer hang

Sen Toomey, on MSNBC, just applauded Clinton for balancing the budget

I have grown to hate the word "compromise"

Teatalitarians are the biggest threat to the United States since the end of the Cold War

So why haven't we gotten a good cry out of Boehner lately?

What Republicans Aren’t Telling You About the Debt

Why bother with "debate " in congress? They don't change anyone's mind with all the speeches.

S. 627 on House floor right now. Getting pretty epic.

S. 627 on House floor right now. Getting pretty epic.

"Debt" is by definition something already owed. The purchases have already been made.

Bill brougt to the floor by Boehner

One person's perception of corruption is another person's sense of loyalty.

ROFL! The debt ceiling in pictures...

'Release Pak scientist for Swiss couple'

Bush explains his "deer in the headlight moment" on 9/11

Judge orders Nixon’s secret Watergate testimony unsealed

This is just another republican power grab, pushing their agenda against the middle class and

3 more R no votes and it doesn't pass. Is my math right?

For reference - Twitter accounts of Republican Congress critters from #Obama2012

"All my best to you, GOP Freshmen, from up here in the Last Frontier." - Sarah Palin

"All my best to you, GOP Freshmen, from up here in the Last Frontier." - Sarah Palin

Rupe’s hacks dodge flak

FDIC deposit insurance affected in a default situation?

Senate's turn.

The President to speak at 10:20am

Sharpton: "You're watching the Republican party go down, live"

Sharpton: "You're watching the Republican party go down, live"

Never Mind. "Pres Obama would agree to 2-day extension of debt limit"

After Promising To Drive Disenfranchised Voters To The DMV, Gov.Haley Won’t

Boehner LYING in the house

The Whisperer...He's no longer The Speaker because the Tea Party has

Quinn to sign Illinois Dream Act for scholarship money

White House Twitter Bombing EVERY STATE R Rep/Senator

Ghomert's Pile * Warning* Cover your keyboard and small children

Release of Nixon's secret testimony ordered today by federal judge. Finally, truth is on the way.

Who are these economists that think a balanced budgect amendment is a good idea?!?!?

Republicans have done their job well in making "entitlements" a dirty word.

Republicans have done their job well in making "entitlements" a dirty word.

Rosa Parks Essay Describes Rape Attempt

Harry Potter and Star Wars actor convicted of indecent exposure

Team Obama Fiddles....

Author: U.S. may be on the verge of another revolution

U.S. Contingency Plan Gives Bondholders Priority (Bloomberg)

Fukushima Teacher Muzzled on Radiation Risks for School Children

Calif. union admits funding radio ad that claims signing initiatives leads to identity theft

Giant Iceberg Blocks Town's Harbor - New Foundland, Goose Cove ...

Brad Miller Opens Door to Running in Different District

If all Democrats did was "Tax and Spend" there would be no Debt

SC teabagger and repug co-chairman, Jeff Mattox, wants to kill cops

SC submits redistricting plan to US Justice Dept

Hidden cameras incite riot on Medellin campus

CMS Will Cut Skilled Nursing Facility Reimbursement

If we're going to do the trillion dollar coin thing, let's do it right.

Congrats Boner!!!!! You just passed a meaningless bill that will go nowhere. You Be The Man!!!!

I have downgraded our country from greatest country in the world.

I have downgraded our country from greatest country in the world.

I wouldn't make a big issue of the balanced budget amendment if I were the Democrats

Idiotic Facebook post.

It's official: The Boehner is toast

Man Accused Of Stomping Puppy To Death, Attacking Woman In Drunken Rage

20 Republicans just lost their god-damned minds

Mark Shields just called the teabaggers in Congress" non -negotiable terrorists"

Just a gentle reminder to contact your Dem Rep and thank him/her

So the bill has been trotted over to the Senate? Do they HAVE

So the bill has been trotted over to the Senate? Do they HAVE

DU this poll please

If the 14th Amendment is not a viable option.......

invoking the 14th will be a huge political win for Obama

invoking the 14th will be a huge political win for Obama

How soon does the Huckabee ad come out warning of Boehner care?

World Reacts To Debt Ceiling Debacle: ‘Irresponsible,’ ‘Worst Kind Of Absurd Theatrics,’

Ancient City Found in India, Irradiated from Atomic Blast

An interesting book to read

Hensarling: It’s ‘Contrary To Our DNA’ To Raise Debt Ceiling — Except Under Bush

David Gergen just said Boehner had a 'near death experience'!

What's the name of the memo Thom Hartman was talking about today?

KENYA: When a cow is part of the family

It amazes me that no one has discussed the corporate media's "Come Lately" attitude ...

I Stand Corrected

Who is funding Elliott Ackerman's third party?

Still the home of the most powerful member of the House

S 627 now in the Senate...Tune in for the carnage HERE, NOW: (LINK)

Who's crazier? The republicans that voted for the Boehner bill or the republicans that voted against

Who is the British git on M$NBC?

David Schuster is on for Olberman tonight...

iPhone app call your congress

Elizabeth Warren's Farewell Note: 'I Leave This Agency, But Not This Fight'

Yes, I finally bought my USA Tomatoes

One of the Tea Baggaing congresscritters voted no because it wasn't extreme enough

House is forcing a vote on Reid's plan tomorrow (before a Senate vote no less)

House is forcing a vote on Reid's plan tomorrow (before a Senate vote no less)

BANK BUST FRIDAY !!!!

Here's what your tax dollars are going to.

House Drama: An Angry Boehner Yells To White House ‘Put Something On The Table!’ - VIDEO

Boehner's Bill killed in Senate 59 to 41

I'm watching Senate now and this is starting to look like Middle East Peace negotiations.

Here's what your tax dollars are going to.

Here's what your tax dollars are going to.

I visited Free Republic for the first time today. OMG!

Remember the analogy of the Republicans shouldn't be allowed the car keys..

Protesters gather outside Rep. Gardner’s Greeley office

The NO VOTES: 22 GOPers Who BALKED Boehner

The NO VOTES: 22 GOPers Who BALKED Boehner

*Lawrence to announce 'banning' a congressmember from the program,

These fuckers will drive the US into a ditch if it means getting rid of Obama...

The Debt Ceiling and America’s Stockholm Syndrome

White House open to two-day extension (The Hill)

White House open to two-day extension (The Hill)

Senate Dems to hold presser at 8:45 tonight

Higher interest rates would benefit savers, but not debtors.

Higher interest rates would benefit savers, but not debtors.

Symbolic Gestures Won’t Pay the Rent!

"Republicans refusing to make good on Republican Debt."

Can the GOP kick the Tea Party Caucus out of the GOP? Could moderate Repubs cross the asile?

Can the GOP kick the Tea Party Caucus out of the GOP? Could moderate Repubs cross the asile?

Debt ceiling TOONS for Friday, part 2

Calif. Assemblyman Martin Garrick (R) pleads no contest to drunken driving charges

Calif. Assemblyman Martin Garrick (R) pleads no contest to drunken driving charges

US Debt Debate - Annihilating Democracy with the Tea Party

Repubs willing to pass a clean debt increase bill in exchange...

Mr. Reid? Mr. President? It's broken.

How to get your Rep's email address? Help?

Thank you Democrats

Illinois Considering Corporate Sponsorship Of License Plates......

*Reid on now, MSNBC.

John Boehner's drinking problem.

I wonder who Lawerence O'Donnell is banning from his show..a member of Congress..

Boehner bill killed in the Senate

US debt drama enters theatre of absurd

The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Followup: No, new data does not “blow a gaping hole in global warming alarmism”

Just reported that Mitch McConnell is going to filibuster Reid's Bill.

Just reported that Mitch McConnell is going to filibuster Reid's Bill.

Calif. unemployment checks might stop for all next week, state warns

Calif. unemployment checks might stop for all next week, state warns

Wisconsin 'news service' is a front for pro-Walker conservatives

The 14th Amendment Prohibits Questioning the Public Debt -- a Thought Crime

CALL CONGRESS RIGHT FUCKING NOW!!!!!!

Would you swim in this stuff?

3 Days After She Questioned Murdochs-"She Received What Is Basically A Threat"

Is Terrorism Against Israel Really More Justified Than Terrorism Against Norway?

Is the Republican Party just self-destructing?

Can the Senate put a clean debt ceiling bill to a vote?

If only...

*Minority leader just told Reid he won't negotiate w him, only w Prez.

Louisiana DUers... now I feel for YOU! Listening to Jeff Landry on MSNBC

Louisiana DUers... now I feel for YOU! Listening to Jeff Landry on MSNBC

Budget cuts affecting non-profit food distributions

Independent UK: Reckless forces from within that are pushing America to the brink

Another pic thread featuring TX: a face of the TeaBagger Class of 2010 aka "Rubber Ducky"

Epic Fail

Epic Fail

The fascinating case of Henrietta Lacks.

News "Cleansing" - coming soon to a "democracy" near you.

VIDEO: Walsh "Hereby banned from The Last Word" (O'Donnell)

The corporate owned media plans on blaming the Democrats for this disaster

Big brave Mitch confronts the enemy

Libertarian Party to host TSA protest this Sunday

We need ads with these Teabagger Terrorists prominently

Al Sharpton made a very good point earlier today on his MSNBC show regarding the deficit ...

Al Sharpton made a very good point earlier today on his MSNBC show regarding the deficit ...

Why? Please tell me why

So chinless McConnell decided to blow it all up! Make no mistake about it: THEY HATE PRESIDENT OBAMA

Anybody else notice how repealing the Bush tax cuts

Anybody else notice how repealing the Bush tax cuts

Is McConnell going to filibuster the Reid plan? Reports via Twitter.

IMF to Spain: You're not f**king your citizens over fast enough

Self Delete - I don't know what the hell I'm talking about. nt

Lawrence O'Donnell bans POS deadbeat dad Joe Walsh (R, Ill) from his show., The Last Word.

Lawrence O'Donnell bans POS deadbeat dad Joe Walsh (R, Ill) from his show., The Last Word.

Yay, does this mean we dont have to accept a shitty bill with Medicare and SS cuts?

If I was President and Congress would call my name

As a Potential Default Approaches, Eric Cantor Is Starting to Crack

Aug. 2 Deadline Maybe Impossible Now Veteran Lawmakers Say

Anyone know what will happen to airports of the government shuts down?

I have to say Melissa is the BEST guest host Rachel's has had!

"Ask not what your country can do for you"

I know the house bill was defeated in the senate but...

I know the house bill was defeated in the senate but...

Report on Dead Polar Bears Gets a Biologist Suspended

Report on Dead Polar Bears Gets a Biologist Suspended

Let's get up some Talking Points for 2morrow's local radio wingnut a-hole circus. I'll start

The best thing about tonights Ed Schultz show is....

Raymond Jefferson leaves Labor Department after ethics finding

So Ed is going to do a show tonight?

IF we default and it affects interest rates on mortgages, car loans,

Quinn to sign Illinois Dream Act for scholarship money

Recall McConnell.

Deficit cuts to veterans long-term needs will hurt them.

Weather disasters seen costly sign of things to come

Weather disasters seen costly sign of things to come

"What I saw when down in NY to pick up my Chinese visa"

for those that missed Real Time tonight

for those that missed Real Time tonight

Shredders must be SMOKIN'! "NY Post reporters told to preserve documents: memos"

Shredders must be SMOKIN'! "NY Post reporters told to preserve documents: memos"

Goldminers on strike

ABC Nightline promoing an upcoming segment titled "Debt For Dummies"

Is there anything Issa DOESN'T want to investigate five minutes after it happens?

Is there anything Issa DOESN'T want to investigate five minutes after it happens?

As my late brother would say...

Tears, memories as Siemens closes

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF & a new Kitty gif

they are running powerful ads on CNN against Obama

Friday’s vote made Boehner’s job harder, not easier By Ezra Klein

Top 5 Reasons Why We Have to Elect a Republican President in '12

Senator McConnell's Office Denies Refusal to Negotiate with Reid

The new economy : You're going to dive.

Sounds like "Life's Been Good" for Joe Walsh now that he

My Republican mother just told me Obama took 600 people over to England

Michele Bachmann has LOST control of her House Teaparty Caucus

Debt ceiling TOONS for Friday, part 1

Joe walsh cspan 1

Rules For Republicans

Rules For Republicans

Does anyone benefit if the US defaults?

baby red pandas get clean bill of health

Barney Frank: "Speaker Boehner is entitled to take as his theme song ..."

Barney Frank: "Speaker Boehner is entitled to take as his theme song ..."

What a coincidence!!!!

Dear Teabaggers:

Ralph Nader coming on KO in a moment

Talking Point Strategy: If you can't support the Dems' bill, CALL IN and DO SOMETHING ELSE! Ideas:

Talking Point Strategy: If you can't support the Dems' bill, CALL IN and DO SOMETHING ELSE! Ideas:

Hey Teabaggers....

Improving Mexican economy draws undocumented immigrants home from California

Oh Okay. I see. Now it's Obama Wants To "dismantle" social security.

Most Americans are upset with this debt BS, but aren't that mad about the economic situation in

A question on logical fallacy

How the Tea Party put a knife to world’s throat

Silhouette City (2008)

Jewish war vets sue to remove war memorial cross from public lands.

Reid Aims For GOP Support By Adopting McConnell Debt Limit Plan

Poor Boner - we ought to get him something to make him feel better

I think the republicans really managed to do something

DU has the best smilies of all the world's discussion boards

Prison possible in cats' deaths

A job for Mr. Bachmann? Spanish priest wants his anus measured..

This is why you should have stood up to them in December.

The New American Dream: Retirement

A Yale Assoc Prof of history just postulated that this is the worst Congress since the Civil War.

i looked at hubby's pay stub today.

10 Foods That Drive Weight Gain and Loss Identified by Harvard

The Republicans are desperate to erase Obama's offers on the debt ceiling.

The Republicans are desperate to erase Obama's offers on the debt ceiling.

Please sign petition: S&P threatened to downgrade the US credit rating if cuts were

So today we heard on the media (MSNBC) Richard Wolf

Last night the GOP proved how good a House Speaker Nancy Pelosi really was.

Last night the GOP proved how good a House Speaker Nancy Pelosi really was.

Voting still open in 1st annual "Eric Cantor reminds me of ???" pic contest

What do you think tonight, is it going to blow or isn't it?

The problem with having two small government pro corporate parties in a near depression is:

Having Cantor as Speaker of the House will be a grand victory

Is Boehner drunk?

GOP No Votes

Who EXACTLY is the "liberal base", concretely, what people & what is their accountability?

Apple moving out of (mainland) China, dumps Foxconn as contracts expire.

Apple moving out of (mainland) China, dumps Foxconn as contracts expire.

Apple moving out of (mainland) China, dumps Foxconn as contracts expire.

Severe storm coming thru NY/NJ and LI -- Tornado touchdown in Westchester County -- !!

Severe storm coming thru NY/NJ and LI -- Tornado touchdown in Westchester County -- !!

I just saw Boner's speech - I had no idea this was all about him.

Air Force Pulls Christian-Themed Ethics Training After TruthOut Published Report

Getting Serious in Syria (Excellent Summary)

That old 1850s feeling

Fox FB page leads to death threats against atheists

even CNBC is ripping into the tea party jokers

Married to the GOP - Family Budget "Discussions"

Could 'Kill Bin Laden' affect the 2012 presidential election?

Why didn't President Obama urge Americans to call washington to get a public option?

The TEA BAGGING DOUBLE STANDARD!!!!

Proper rhetoric is important. TPM: It's the "Republican Debt" stupid.

Foreigners just don’t ‘get’ Norway

Clyburn dares Tea Party to try impeaching Obama

America is self-destructing -- a rant.

A good point from ThinkProgress on the Reid Plan and compromise:

Which Speaker of the House was/is worse?

I'm writing an email to my ISP tomorrow. Blackmail is such an ugly thing.

As a Father---I simply cannot abide another Father not providing child support.

Obama: I am willing to discuss compromise on entitlement programs

Has history been unfair to Neville Chamberlain?

An easy way to email your representatives about the debt ceiling.

McConnell announces intent to FILIBUSTER the Reid bill!

Obama’s approval numbers hit all-time low

Boy were they ever wrong.....

GOP Rep Lobbied In House Gym... While Naked

Listen to the rethoric people, the dems are now calling these

In 2001, the CBO estimated that the US debt would be paid off by 2006 and that there

In 2001, the CBO estimated that the US debt would be paid off by 2006 and that there

In 2001, the CBO estimated that the US debt would be paid off by 2006 and that there

So "cutting" social security payments means they are stealing our money to help GE from paying taxes

This is going to sound paranoid as hell

Fuck Nader.

Reuters: The Great Recession was even worse than thought, and we almost had another this year!

Coloumnist in local weekly paper: Welfare recipients should not be allowed to vote

UCLA Law Professor says "In this instance, the President CAN use the 14th Amendment!"

Why do so many Americans vote for anti government politicians?

I am officially furious now

I am officially furious now

Without a Debt Deal, Obama Can Make the Rich Pay

“Big Government” Demonization and Hypocrisy

there is no question Beohner was drunk when he was on the floor

Take away this plank in our platform and we have nothing to stand on

Greider in The Nation: Obama's Bad Bargain...voicing fallacious arguments of the right.

Dirty Little Secret: Orange Juice Is Artificially Flavored to Taste Like Oranges

"A few days ago, I was in the middle of the Utøya massacre in Norway. This is my story."

I always write my bills out on the 1st of every month so they are not late.

Boy picking bell peppers collapses from heat

This goes much deeper than their hatred of Obama

This goes much deeper than their hatred of Obama

Koch Economics and their Debt Default Advantage - Robert Greenwald

My two cents about the banning of kids in restaurants...

The president who *gave* us the New Deal said "I welcome their hatred."

To every lurking Tea Bagger, Freeper and Cave Dweller...YOU ARE STUPID.

Nader is on Olbermann talking about an Obama primary challenge

This is War. Whoever Saves Medicare and Social Security WINS

Tropical Storm Don to Hit Texas Within 18 Hours

Witnesses: Commander killed by fellow Libya rebels

$22 trillion Social Security surplus revealed on C-SPAN

Anti intellectualism.. this is what you get

Kids

Libyan Islamist theocrats kill the head of their army, but the NTC blames Qaddafi Loyalists

Number of Homeless Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans Explodes

Palin supporters take to white sheets...

Mechanics of a Default

Moody's: Neither debt plan protects the nation's AAA rating

O'Donnell deserves a hug for banning deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh

The #trilliondollarcoin meme

How will you deal with the sudden collapse of the economy on Tuesday?

Elliot Spitzer is on Real Time kicking complete ass

We are here because a Jack-Ass started 2 wars while cutting taxes for the top 2%!

44 years ago today - USS Forrestal Fire kills 134 sailors

Hypothetically, if we were to have a Democratic Underground Summer Camp for kids

Demonstration at Sen McConnell's office. In an act of bravery, they locked their

Demonstration at Sen McConnell's office. In an act of bravery, they locked their

It's eleven-dimension chess alright, but we are the opponent.

Deadbeat Joe Walsh is a deadbeat

Obama strategy backfiring--losing ground among Independents (Pew Poll)

The debt clause in the 14th does not grant a presidential power

The debt clause in the 14th does not grant a presidential power

Well I am effectively homeless as of Sep, 1.

This makes my head hurt - Samosas banned

For the Friday Afternoon Challenge: Where Painters Painted, Part II!

I've missed you, DU

I am trying to get ready for the "Obama had no choice but to sign it!" threads!!!

Focusing on Obama, Conyers continued. "We want him to know from this day forward that we've had it.

Some more information about the $1T coin, the law, and why it can only be made from platinum:

Social Security is not Part of Government Spending!

Obama's next move should be...

TGIF Windows Are Rolled Down by Amos Lee

If there’s a song with a catchier riff than “Rebel, Rebel,” I don’t know what it is.

Harry Potter in 99 seconds

A kind of odd religious conflict I'm having, seeking some advice (ended up long and kind of rambling

Eric Cantor as Speaker of the House

Just drive east 10 miles. It's hard to miss......

Angry Boner

Meth Rage

You Californians always have to be different.......

Reading 'Confederates in the Attic'

So I'm really craving pizza right now.

I'm watching Gangland on Spike and a Hells Angel I knew in SoCal comes on.

Is Palin thinking about reviving 'Sarah Palin's Alaska'?

anyone else getting an early start to the weekend?

Gloom and doom

I'm in the bumpmaking business again

Embarrasingly dumb question, but .....Help ! I'm stuck in the "sent" file on my DU inbox

How do I donate without using PayPal?

STUDY: Internet Explorer Users Are Dumber

Rolling Stones: "Star Star"

I'm livin' in a nightmare, she's lookin' like a...

Million-Dollar Fender Bender

Is this really a trailer for a movie based on the board game Battleship? Really?

"Put pepper in my coffee, I forgot to bark...Put pepper in my coffee, I forgot to bark...ON COMMAND"

Vehicular Homicide or something

There's a perfect, classic troll over in GD

"Like" this facebook page if you agree

PHOTO: During his hospital stay, MiddleFingerMom made some friends...and an arch-nemesis or two.

A balogna sandwich w/mayo left on the dashboard of a hot car with the windows rolled up

PHOTO: MiddleFingerMom's dishwasher is energy efficient, but I'm gonna pass on his dinner invitation

Anyone else go to right-wingnut websites to annoy people?

Well, I got a cell phone.

PHOTO: Remarkably, the local police raids at MFM's home tapered off while he was away.

Love me some Nina Simone

New Orleans "I Hope This Works Better Than Most Shit Around Here Does" Post

Who likes sun tea?

Who likes Kung-Foo?

Space Theory

Two years ago today.

I got hooked on watching the tv show Swamp People, watching Season one on Netflix now.

Has history been unfair to Wilt Chamberlain?

We should just eat babies in restaurants ...yeah ... that will tone down

For Amerigo and pacalo:

BREAKING: MFM files $4 billion copyright infringement suit, tells judge "That's MY sign!"

A cute but dumb cat joke

Well, this woman sure has balls.

Give a listen to one of the more unusual groups I've discovered: Deaf Center

What's the most number of shots of liquor you've had in one night?

I child-proofed my house

Smart doggie

Who likes sun tzu?

Need Something Fun To Do?

Has anyone actually tasted Swanson's chicken broth lately?

Children creep me out. They're like miniature people who will one day rule the Earth.

OMG...I love My Morning Jacket...

Seriously why don't we have transporters like they do in star trek

Dollars to donuts that he was "homescholed"

What is for dinner tonight DU? I had penne in a alfredo/pesto sauce. Yummy.

OMG ... I love My Morning Coffee

Tell us about animal rescues you have been involved in. I once took a cat

Post your favourite quote. Mine I found in a economics books from the library and I cannot

Are there yellow jackets in the UK?

What is your favourite funny book? I have to go with "Solomon Gursky Was Here" by Mordecai Richler.

So, Casey Anthony has been offered $500K to pose in Hustler. What is your fee?

Old sayings that you learned from your parents or grandparents...

Kennel Cough

Ok, I'll say it. Cowboys and Aliens looks like the dumbest movie ever made

photographers, visual artists...collaboration??

U.S. Ties a Russian to Bombings in Georgia (country)

How many here DON'T listen to the music of their childhoods?

SEC plan for shareholders draws criticism

Report on Dead Polar Bears Gets a Biologist Suspended

The weak speaker: How a failed debt vote disarmed the nation's top Republican

Richard Chavez dies at 81; brother of Cesar Chavez

Staff, government prepare for David Wu's resignation, associated costs

BSkyB to return £1bn to its shareholders

Lawmakers hear views on Indiana's marijuana laws

ThinkProgress Vote Count Finds 267* House Votes For A Clean Debt Ceiling Hike

Practically Delusional (New House Bill)

Lesbian Couple saved 40 people from Norway Island Masacre

Bush explains slow reaction to September 11 attack

Key witness in wiretapping scandal reports death threats (former Pres. Uribe scandal)

Syrian troops fire at demonstrators

Weak U.S. growth, debt fears weigh on dollar

Queens woman, gay rights group sues Sizzler over alleged homophobic bias attack by manager

Queens woman, gay rights group sues Sizzler over alleged homophobic bias attack by manager

5-year-old Libyan amputee arrives in the U.S. for treatment

President to speak at 10:20 AM Friday on debt ceiling

U.S. GDP Grows Just 1.3% (Q1 revised down to just 0.4%)

Another phone hacking victim, another blow to Murdoch's power in Britain

Perry, others highlight weekend conservative summit in Denver

MPs vote not to not recall James Murdoch over hacking

Air France crash blamed on pilot error

Arctic scientist who exposed climate threat to polar bear is suspended

Klinsmann named new US national team head coach

Space Theory

NoW investigator Glenn Mulcaire 'told to hack'

Hidden cameras incite riot on Medellin campus

Stocks slip on GDP and debt uncertainty

PCC (Press Complaints Commission) Chair Reportedly to Resign After NoW Phone Hacking Scandal

Norway to fly last Libya mission

2007 Letter Clearing Tabloid Is Under Scrutiny (News of the World)

Firefighters receive $2 million in Connecticut discrimination case

Reuters: GOP Debt Bill Passes the House, 20 No Votes by GOP, Not a Single Yes Vote from House Dems

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, July 29, 2011

U.S. Homeownership Rate Falls to Lowest in 13 Years on Stricter Lending

(Ohio) Voter ID rule is dead, at least for now

Rebels killed Libya's Younes -rebel minister

Sen. Kerry calls conservative House Republicans 'small group of absolutists'

Turkey: Military chiefs 'resign en masse'

Anonymous Claims Network Breach of FBI Security Contractor ManTech

Scotland Yard to set up new computer hacking task force

For every H-1B visa, US technology companies hire 5 workers: NASDAQ

Automakers Embrace Tough New 54.5-MPG Standard

White House :Statement by the Press Secretary

Senate kills Boehner debt-limit bill

California ends early presidential primaries (set for June 2012)

Marvel wins superhero copyright claim

Fox Business News' Cavuto Says US Credit Downgrade "Welcome"

Assange: ‘This Generation is Burning The Mass Media to Ground’ (Addresses Splendour Music Festival)

Chavez turns 57 vowing to stay in power until 2031

Nixon's secret Watergate testimony ordered released

Obama Sees 'Way Out of Mess'

Fewer political fundraisers are reaching for their pocketbooks

Merck - 13,000 , HSBC - 10,000 , RIM - 2,000. Serious Layoff Problem

The Republicans are in disarray. Now is the time to raise the ante.

Tea Party groups target ‘defectors’ on debt vote

US Economy "has slowed considerably this year from a year ago"

Tom Toles: 'Republicans and the Economy'

Senator Rand Paul To House Republicans: Support Boehner Bill And You Will ‘Lose Your Principles’

Labor launching major ad buy slamming House Republicans

Leader Reid: "This is likely our last chance to save this nation from default."

I think it will be the 14th in the end....

Tony Auth: 'Boldly Going Where No One Has Gone Before'

Now is a good time to remember the 2010 election that gave Republicans control of the House

Obama: Keep the pressure up, call, email, tweet your representative

Just wondering -- Has there been any vote count lately on a clean bill?

Joe Madison: If President Obama came up with a cure for the common cold the repubicans would reject

Thank you, House Republicans - you have allayed one of my biggest fears!

GOP can't come up with bill to pass the House and Obama STILL thinks we can get a compromise?

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Boehner's new bill requires Balanced Budget Amendment be approved before 2nd debt ceiling increase

They need to have a banquet for all the Teabaggers in Congress.

Pelosi: "Republicans have taken us to the brink of economic chaos. "

Listening to the President speak this morning, it suddenly dawned on me!

Is this "Drama" from the Republican side all part of the plan?

The Pell Grants sticking point

Some rethugs are willing to move toward Reids plan

To raise the debt ceiling the Democrats should use the Bush

Joe Klein: Republicans’ Debt Ceiling Charade Is Downright Dangerous

Markets dropping again...

Obama Campaign Takin’ It To The Tweets - Encouraging #compromise with state-by-state tweets

Obama Campaign Takin’ It To The Tweets - Encouraging #compromise with state-by-state tweets

Gallup Poll shocker: Obama job approval hits new low

Debt Ceiling Summary

My note to Obama for America

"We're fighting hard just to go backwards at a slower pace."

We just can't cave in. If you think it's bad now, just wait

22 Republicans voted against Boehner, including Bachmann, who lost control of her tea party caucus

The audacity to get s… done

Heard a comment asking Obama to channel his inner LBJ.

BREAKING: McConnell pulls fillibuster -- Refuses to talk to Reid

Boehner bill has been voted down 59-41 in the Senate, per MSNBC/O'Donnell.

O’Reilly Slams Tea Party’s ‘Hateful Rhetoric,’ Warns GOP ‘Craziness’ Is Just Helping Obama

Senate confirms Robert Mueller as FBI director

Praying for the End of Stupid

Now What?

feel so blue tonight, boner?

TEX Gohmert needs shut up..

Top 5 Reasons Why We Have to Elect a Republican President in '12

Fareed: An extraordinary act of hostage taking (the Teaparty): CNN

Remarks by the President on the Status of Debt Ceiling Negotiations

3 ways Obama could bypass Congress (sorry if repost) Jack Balkin

Re: USSC and the 14th Ammendment

How The House Can Remove John Boehner As Speaker

Pelosi declines endorsement of 14th Amendment solution

Should politicians have to earn our vote?

ALLEN WEST SLAMS TEA PARTY FOR TURNING ON HIM: ‘THAT KIND OF SCHIZOPHRENIA...

Yes or no: Will Obama sign legislation cutting Social Security and/or Medicaid & Medicare?

Boehner's "improvised Weekend at Bernie's routine"

Krugman: "Republicans have, in effect, taken America hostage"

A stroll down memory lane

What would you trust Congressional Republicans to run competently?

Kudos to Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid.

What's next for Rand Paul? After comparing John McCain to a Troll

At What Point Will President Obama Realize That They WILL NOT COMPROMISE

Could Kathryn Bigelow’s Osama bin Laden Movie Be the 2012 Election’s October Surprise?

Senator Sanders on new fuel standards

Bill Mahar's show sucks tonight

Obama Loses 36,000+ Twitter Followers in #Compromise Campaign [STATS]

Scathing article on Obama by Robert Reich

Six Republican Senators, including DeMint and Paul, voted to kill Boehner's bill

Obama has "actively shifted the debt debate to the right"

we tried to warn everyone in november of 2010

Obama Hits Lowest Approval Ever In Gallup Poll

The Corporation, Part 19

Brilliant Song Parody! - Heard It On Fox News (REO Speedwagon)

TYT University: Which Schools Funded By Koch Bros?

ENOUGH is ENOUGH with Conservative Media Bias!

Rand Paul: VOTE For The Boehner Plan and You Will ' LOSE YOUR PRINCIPLES '

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (Chicago) Speaks Against Speaker Boehner's Short Term Default Act

TYT: Norwegian Vs American Prison System

Thom Hartmann: Brunch with Bernie Sanders

Hebei Fish Farmers Hit by Oil Spill in Bohai Bay (China)

How To Survive Total Economic Collapse

The Corporation, Part 20 (Attempted Coup In U.S. Against FDR)

Goldman Sachs from Triple A to Junk: Timberwolf Shitty Deal

Tea Party Debt Ceiling Solution

Reagan Policy Advisor Bruce Bartlett: Chunk of GOP either stupid, crazy, ignorant or craven cowards

Foreclosed Homes in Distressed Areas Increasing in Value???

American Atheists File a Lawsuit Over Including a Cross in 9/11 Memorial. Idiots.

Good Job Harry Reid, Your Pizza Is Ready

Thom Hartmann: Corporate CEO's...job makers or job movers?

[KR168] Keiser Report: Ghettofication of America

TYT:Obama Dictator Over Debt Ceiling - Michele Bachmann

Luis Gutierrez Arrested Protesting Record Deportations - Democracy NOW!

Thom Hartmann & Neil Howe: Are we in the Fourth Turning?

Pat Caddell Explodes On Hugh Hewitt On Hannity's Dopey Show

Newt ''We Need To Be Making Things Here In America'' Gingrich -- Caught With Foreign-Made T-Shirt

Face to face with Carl Jung - Part 4 of 4

Thom Hartmann: Are we in denial about Domestic Terrorism?

Fault Lines: ''Why Affluent Americans Decline Interviews''

James Surowiecki (New Yorker): Smash the Ceiling (advocates no debt ceiling)

Joe Klein: the Cut the Crap Act

Nobody Knows Anything (James Howard Kunstler)

Arab Awakening and Western Media: Time for a New Revolutionary Discourse (Ramzy Baroud)

Censorship of war casualties in the US

The Other Side of the Berlin Wall

Former Counterterrorism Head Doesn't Think Al Queda is Dead

The Tea Party's Terrorist Tactics

In Late Night Session, GOP Refuses to Pay Pizza Debts

Emergency Team Of 8th-Grade Civics Teachers Dispatched To Washington

Ballpark Liturgy: America’s New Civic Religion

A guide to H-1B, green card reform

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Arrested Outside White House Protesting Record Deportations Under Obama’s Watch

IBM tries offshoring yet more jobs

The 6 Biggest Lies About the U.S. Debt

Boehner rewrites his bill, conservatives climb on

Blackwater’s New Ethics Chief: John Ashcroft May 4,2011

John Boehner Debt Ceiling Plan May Still Trigger S&P Downgrade: Report

Staying On The Beam

Europe's Right-Wing Populists Find Allies in Israel

How Public Transit is a Luxury of the Poor

The Upside of Default

The voice and the power belong to you. Just ask Horton, who heard a Who

A message to Foolish Republican Nativists

Obama is already invoking the 14th Amendment (Jack Balkin)

Is anybody (e.g. Moveon.org) pursuing a complaint against the GOP for conspiracy to

Andrea Mitchell flunks American democracy in debt debate

Bosnia, Kosovo, and Now Libya: The Human Costs of Washington’s On-Going Collusion with Terrorists

Nancy Pelosi: "We Get The Sacrifice, They Share The Wealth"

Note: High Social Spending = Higher Credit Ratings: "Deal or No Deal, Our AAA Rating Is Toast"

so much for the GOP "read the bill" requirement

The despair of a downward graph

Ohio republicans ready to throw bagger Congressman under the bus!

Who really wants to solve the problems now?

Saving A National Treasure

Whistle-blower tells of Illegal B1 Visa Abuse at Infosys, Walmart, Goldman Sachs

Friday Talking Points (175) -- In The Darkest Depths Of Mordor

Microsoft plans to add R&D staff in Asia-Pacific

Turkey's top military leaders resign en masse

Old allegations of spying could haunt News Corp. in U.S.

The Eagles' Joe Walsh Takes a Shot at GOP Congressma­n Joe Walsh

Data Shows Deeper US Recession, Sharper Slowdown

Weekend Economists Abandon Ship! July 29-31, 2011

Play Democracy and Hide the Corpses for Good Business in Colombia

Balancing climate pragmatism with moral clarity

GOP Congressman Threatens to Dismantle EPA

Climate Scienists Debunk Latest Bunk by Denier Roy Spencer

Has anyone here seen or done an analysis of the new NASA data on heat trapping gasses?

The "eminent" climate researcher and AGW denier Roy Spencer was on Coast-to-Coast Radio last night

West Antarctica less stable than Greenland Ice

Feds to step up hunt for Asian carp near Chicago

What's in a name?

Arkansas commission votes to ban wells (NG drilling fluid disposal)

Amid bee die-off, healthy hives thrive in cities

Who's the "greenest" auto maker? ... Ford to offer Plug-in hybrid F-series trucks in 2013

Germany’s grand energy experiment

Japan Nuclear Regulator Sought to Sway Public on Atomic Power

A Young Tibetan Lama Prepares for a Greater Role

Warren Jeffs Defends Polygamy During Outburst at Sexual Assault Trial

UK: High Court appoints its first Sikh judge

Dear Angry Lunatic: A Response to Chris Hedges

(Video) Very Odd Video Story About Man Whom Says He Is The Reincarnation Of Jesus....

Religious leaders arrested in Capitol protesting conservative cuts

And the First Amendment for the win!!!!

Missouri school district bans 'biblically contrary' novels by Kurt Vonnegut and Sarah Ockler

Missouri school district bans 'biblically contrary' novels by Kurt Vonnegut and Sarah Ockler

Gotta love those christian values, right?

How To Photograph Hindu Deities

Richard Dawkins is a misogynist? Really?

Have you ever known a liberal who believed in a conservative god or vice-versa?

Have you ever known a liberal who believed in a conservative god or vice-versa?

Where is the enemy, and what do all of us affirm?

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