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Archives: July 31, 2011

I wish we would stop calling it borrowing and call it stealing

If they get away with drastic cuts to programs for a civilized society...

Detroit Free Press reporting a tenative deal has been made

SF: Some good news for a change. Visitacion Valley gets a new library

Is there Hope for America?

Apple now has more cash than the U.S. government

On a lighter note...Star Wars analogy or Lord of the Rings analogy for debt debacle ?

Fund managers seek freedom not to sell on U.S. downgrade

Fire Destroys Offices Of Wisconsin Recall Activist Group

As a Democrat--what is more important to you?

Top Republicans confident of debt deal with Obama

An Austerity Program never grows an economy

We are finished

Japanese Government hiring "agents" to monitor Twitter and personal blogs

Washington Post story on the deal:

The Titanic Pt. 2

Do the Democrats in Congress realize that if they sign onto this BBA, and place on the table

There is no such thing as the Tea Party

Guardian: The Tea Party is a real threat to America

Guardian: The Tea Party is a real threat to America

Guardian: The Tea Party is a real threat to America

Anyone think there will be a run on Banks?

Anyone think there will be a run on Banks?

what is this hobbit and mordor analogy about that I keep hearing?

what is this hobbit and mordor analogy about that I keep hearing?

Oslo Memorial Concert tribute to victims

Bloomberg "Game Changers" is spotlighting the koch brothers. Very enlightening. They come from a

Der Spiegel:Europe's Right-Wing Populists Find Allies in Israel(unlikely bedfellows-Nazis, Zionists)

Is there any way to tell if Charlie Sheen's tornado charity is on the up-and-up?

Why do you suppose the Republicans want to do this debt ceiling thing again during the election?

Tanks might be storming and Shelling Hama right now....

Even if we avoid default and the dollar rebounds- what of the value of the Democratic Party?

Ben (of Ben and Jerry's) explains the economy in 3:33 Mmmmmmm, cookies!!!

Nate Silver: The debt deals as reported really seem like more a capitulation by the White House than

Something special happend a couple of days ago.

Something special happend a couple of days ago.

Here is an idea, a naive idea, I know, but it seems reasonable to me:

There's NOTHING like rushed legislation, agreed to in the dead of night to inspire...

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

Fewer political fundraisers reaching for their wallets

Ex-judge Kent's furlough foiled after Chronicle report

Hey kids! Name the new "Special Committee" to recommend cuts! Prizes and trading cards!

Hey kids! Name the new "Special Committee" to recommend cuts! Prizes and trading cards!

How to take control of Washington

ABC Reports Tentative Debt Ceiling Deal Reached Between GOP And Obama (some details & links)

Jonathan Turley - "Democrats Raise Constitutional Argument In Favor Of Raising Debt Limit"

Why is this a crisis now, when a non-balanced budget never was a crisis before?

A contrived crisis, more contrived compromises, and the ones who lose are us.

The One and a Half Party System

The Sunday TV talk show fights (lineup)

Afghanistan: Suicide attack in Lashkar Gah 'kills 13' {video @ link}

Afghanistan: Suicide attack in Lashkar Gah 'kills 13' {video @ link}

Hit on Medicare limited. Hit on Defense is bigger.

Haley faces flak over “white” listing

Danziger toon- Waiting for her check

China: Unrest in Kashgar, Xinjiang, leaves 15 dead

China: Unrest in Kashgar, Xinjiang, leaves 15 dead

Influence of Super PACS to grow with 2012 election

Watching MTP, Haven't Done That In A While

Do you think some of the Tea Party members in the House would vote

"Why taxpayers are so angry -- and so wrong about spending" from The Fiscal Times

"Why taxpayers are so angry -- and so wrong about spending" from The Fiscal Times

Everyone chill the fuck out, He's got this!!

Home Health Workers Are Sick of Being Shut Out of Labor Law

Scientific American: What Causes Prejudice against Immigrants, and How Can It Be Tamed?

This was on the front page of MSN this morning as I turned my computer on...

Planned Parenthood firebombed, right wing silent

Sunday Talk Shows

Is it just me, or has our American democracy become as weak as the Weimar Republic circa 1929?

Is it just me, or has our American democracy become as weak as the Weimar Republic circa 1929?

Turkey's Top Generals Quit En Masse Over Political Targeting

The only upside of all this for me...

A few (not necessarily connected) thoughts on legal systems in the face of the Norway tragedy.

"Bite my Bing, baby." - Microsoft

Wrestling Over the Debt Ceiling

Cutting the top tax rate is "cloud cuckoo land" -- at least in the UK.

Sources: debt deal calls for up to $2.8 trillion in savings

TPM story this morning on the deal suggests the Special Committee might raise taxes

Self-deleted by member

The U.S. will default if the debt ceiling is not raised: why do we accept a statement is true

Arnold Schwarzenegger museum opens in Austrian hometown

Surprise! Any Debt Ceiling Deal Will Kick Taxes Down To State And Local Levels

Teabaggers like Rand Paul keep saying they want to do what's best for the country. Not MY country

"Some Europeans—like Americans—are now railing about the scourge of immigration."

Nancy Pelosi will be the person that delivers a debt limit increase.

Pam Geller, liar, hypocrite

What makes the corporate media speculation believe that the teabaggers in the house will accept "the

Anatomy of a scandal:

New debt deal looks like a lot of nothing.

We cannot walk alone...

Chilcot to 'heavily criticise' Tony Blair over Iraq war

FBI’s News Corp. 9/11 Probe Moves Forward

91L will become Tropical Storm Emily shortly

91L will become Tropical Storm Emily shortly

A question about Michelle Bachmann.

U.S. Jobless Rate Probably Unchanged in July

Time's Halprin is saying there is REVENUE in the deal? Is this true?

Time's Halprin is saying there is REVENUE in the deal? Is this true?

Battery explosion at Conroe plant sends 2 to hospital

Battery explosion at Conroe plant sends 2 to hospital

Battery explosion at Conroe plant sends 2 to hospital

Toon: Eat It!

FBI checking 'our most promising' lead in D.B. Cooper case

NY Times: The Man Behind the Anti-Shariah Movement

This SuperCongress, or committee, or whatever you want to call it is another Profile in Cowardice.

PUBLIC REACTS TO SEWAGE LEAK AND E. COLI CONTAMINATION

PUBLIC REACTS TO SEWAGE LEAK AND E. COLI CONTAMINATION

PUBLIC REACTS TO SEWAGE LEAK AND E. COLI CONTAMINATION

I'm going to focus my frustration in a positive way

Mercury turns retrograde on Tuesday.

Another step into the police state ...

I think the President has always known the 14th Amend is in his back pocket

Does anyone else think we are still going to default?

A game with a windfall for a knowing few

Former Bush NSA director calls for ‘digital Blackwater’

Rupert Murdoch given $27M no-bid contract from state Department of Education

British police expand Murdoch investigation to computer hacking

SEIU: We Cannot Ignore Reality that Wal-Mart is America's Chief Corporate Poverty Creator

Obama & Republicans latest deal - "Super Congress" is back

Obama & Republicans latest deal - "Super Congress" is back

Obama & Republicans latest deal - "Super Congress" is back

Obama & Republicans latest deal - "Super Congress" is back

Obama & Republicans latest deal - "Super Congress" is back

You don't cut government spending in the midst of an economic crisis.

Deal Framework Reached on Raising U.S. Debt Ceiling

This President is tied to Wall Street, when his legislation hurts the country, it is not

Joe Walsh isn't the first.

David Gregory is a piece of shit.

Faux "news" sez: "Us Kriss-chuns iz bein' PERSECUTED!!!"

No matter how putrid the debt ceiling negotiations are, I will never vote for rethuglican to head

Why no calls for Joe Walsh to resign?

NBC/MSNBC Subtle Changes

Harry Reid live on MSNBC now

Isn't McConnell the chinless the

The Costs of War - An Economic Draft

Now Is The Time

Naughty Children Need to be Punished

Civility and Compromise after the Ransom Crisis

Bill Kristol to GOP: Use debt deal to win White House

The reality of the "Super Congress....

I wish Current would expand and become a 24hr news cycle network

Delhi women protest attacks in 'Slut Walk'

Durbin just brought up making unemployment benefit extensions part of this deal.

Robert Reich: "This should be called the 'ransom crisis,' not 'debt crisis'"

I am tired of the debt-screwing talks, tired of it all.

I just have to say that any deal made with Obama and the republicans

heads ups: great debate on the Senate floor right now -- Durbin and McCain.

heads ups: great debate on the Senate floor right now -- Durbin and McCain.

heads ups: great debate on the Senate floor right now -- Durbin and McCain.

Good Morning to my DU friends!

The absolutely most important thing next year

Debt Limit Plan. Screw the People Now & Hope They Forget By 2012. Taxes?

Does ANYONE think for a moment that if the situation was reversed, the GOP would CAVE to us????

Does ANYONE think for a moment that if the situation was reversed, the GOP would CAVE to us????

Should the Reid bill be filibustered?

Mr. President, how about taking the next 2 days off and let V.P. Biden take over?

In the background, Crossroads GPS blares.

GOP WMD*

"Progressives Are Spooked By The Deal"

Even when the debt ceiling is raised the Climate will still be worsening and the

Cold and Calculating

Texas agriculture losses could set new record amid drought

Texas agriculture losses could set new record amid drought

Romney's Low Profile on Budget Debate Rankles Foes

The headline in my Sunday paper says it all....

I'd feel just a little bit better about this if...

Looks to me like the GOP already won

The First Paychecks NOT Sent Out Should Be For Congress

*Book TV, c.span 2, discussing Fair Game. really wikileaks.

I am going to wait to see what comes out of this before I go over the deep end.

Elections no longer matter any more

Tea Party Hypocrites

Biodiversity On Earth Plummets, Despite Growth in Protected Habitats

"This not not a film about how Hitler seized power, but about how the German people gave it to him."

Let's take away ALL of Grover Norquist's money, then tell him the gov't cannot help him in any way.

Apocalypse Now

Stand With 1500 Sugar Workers in the USA

Creative Police violate a Sheriffs 4th Amendment Right

Creative Police violate a Sheriffs 4th Amendment Right

Vote Going On Now In The Senate To Move The Reid Bill Along....

McConnell Says Debt-Ceiling Accord ’Very Close’

Krugman: Proposed debt deal will cost jobs and revenue

If I were President right now I would invoke emergency powers to raise the debt ceiling.

Senate defeats Reid bill, waits for deal from Obama and GOP leaders

Depressing tweet by Nate Silver

New agreements on the debt deal leaked...

How about the balanced budget amendment in return for revenue?

How about the balanced budget amendment in return for revenue?

Banner on Yahoo: "Breaking News: Senate blocks vote on compromise debt plan"

Tea Partiers Against Deal Gain From District Spending

C-span 2 says Reid plan did not pass. 50 to 49,

C-span 2 says Reid plan did not pass. 50 to 49,

Is it possible for any American President to go against corporate interests?

AGE OF GREED: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970 to the Present

How the T-baggers were created

Congrats to Chuck Toad & Andrea Mitchell - they are reporting that its the Democrats that are NOT

Waaaaah

The Debt Ceiling Is Not Like the Credit Limit on Your Visa Card!

republican teabaggers were more than willing to let the government default

Statement by the High Representative Catherine Ashton on the situation in Syria

President Obama's debt ceiling negotiations and his re-election plans...

This Old Republican

Anybody watching McCain villify the extremist crazies on the Right?

McConnell is on Face The Nation. I am watching and feeling really sick. We are about to get fucked.

So they'll pass it and the GOP will campaign on the fact that we have a weak President.

Grover Nordquist and George Will applaud the "compromise" Budget Deal

YouTuber "svettypoo" says Rand Paul is "in the top 1 percentile when it comes to intelligence"

Sitting out the 2012 election will only make things worse

Free crack pipes to be handed out in Vancouver

student loan debt link ...

I have some ETFs and mutual funds that are invested in government debt, if

The Republicans HAVE to damage our credit...

The Republicans HAVE to damage our credit...

Americans Elect launches centrist third-party bid amid Washington dysfunction

We Are Wisconsin HQ destroyed in fire

OK Folks, what's gonna happen today?

Reid defeats Reid bill. Tell me we're not being played for suckers.

Reid defeats Reid bill. Tell me we're not being played for suckers.

So now NATO, essentially, is doing targeted killings of civilian journalists in Lybia.

Although this has been stated 546 times,any "DEAL" having to do with the debt...

Waiting for the Obama/McConnell Debt Limit Bill

The Sheep assured us of Obama's Grand Plan

First-Ever African Little League Team Denied Visas to U.S.

False Equivalency and smearing the Image of Liberals

Deal To Avert Government Shutdown Saves $38 Billion — Bush Tax Cut Deal Spent $150 Billion

Freeper John Galt gets visit from FBI

Writers Cited in Breivik Manifesto Have Spoken at US Military Colleges as Anti-Terrorism Experts

Congressional Republicans Hack Away at Medicaid While the Rich Hollow It Out From the Inside

Unequal Protection: Protecting Corporate Liars

Listen Democrats- no taxes, no deal

Obama promises to veto Bush tax cuts

Obama promises to veto Bush tax cuts

What seems about to get rammed through to resolve the so-called debt-ceiling crises

Who in hell gets to pick the "Democratic" members of the Gang of Twelve?

Krugman: 'There Is No Light At The End Of This Tunnel'

federal reserve - debt ceiling - an analogy

Wisconsin Republican candidate compared public schools to Nazi Germany

Irony time... those who LOVE the empire, are killing it

Remember when

OMG!!! I KNOW something is about to happen soon, re: debt ceiling/deficit reduction...etc.

A congressman from LA, the state, not the state of mind, is quoting a

What are the chances that they can come up with a real bipartisan deal?

Spare me the stories of electorate discontent...

My first political actions were democratic and entwined forever! (Reagan Eats Grapes too)

Report: Armed DEA agents raid wrong house in Sterling Heights - video

I wonder where ADAP will fit into in all of the mess in Washington D.C.

Corporations NEED more tax breaks! : "Apple has More Money than the U.S. Government"

Miley Cyrus Gets New Tattoo In Support Of Gay Marriage

A little levity....

Where is the “Recovery”? Where Did the “Stimulus” Go?

Blame Democrats and Give Republicans A Free Pass - The Left Will Express Their Anger Once Again

IS it true that under the new ADA rules, the # of people that would fall under

How We Got Swindled by Wall Street Godfathers, Greed and Financial Darwinism

How We Got Swindled by Wall Street Godfathers, Greed and Financial Darwinism

A diversion from debt ceiling drama: Wanna gather examples of racism during the "Palin Summer"?

Who Is Winning?

Ben Stein has really changed his tune

Guess Palin's Undefeated isn't going to get nominated this year

Sam Stein great Tweet!

CTD

this is only the beginning

Republicans Call for Raising the Debt Ceiling

Tom Brokow on Face The Nation stated the entire country is in on this

PIMCO chief: Deal won't prevent US credit rating downgrade

Sick of Washington teabaggers? Cathartic viewing on tv tonight ...

Who was the asswipe on MSNBC who just called Reid a liar?

Nancy Pelosi is the key.

Nancy Pelosi is the key.

If both the Progressive and Tea Party caucuses oppose this, the others in the middle vote for it?

The circus in Washington is almost over. And there's nothing we can do about the outcome

How do you want this to end?

NBC: Reid/Dem Leaders just ended meeting with Pelosi. Both houses looking to vote tonight.

Jennifer Shilling HQ D-WI Burned to the ground

I just want to make sure

Punishment? Really?

NO FLAMES please, I am satisfied with the deal, here is why:

Anti-Gay Preacher's Lawyer: 'Rachel Maddow's Career Is Over' (AUDIO)

Anti-Gay Preacher's Lawyer: 'Rachel Maddow's Career Is Over' (AUDIO)

According to Freepin' Morans, the Debt Crisis is going to cause Obama to declare "Marshall Law"

Krugman: "There Is No Light At the End Of This Tunnel"--- OK To - 100% Republican Terms

Krugman: "There Is No Light At the End Of This Tunnel"--- OK To - 100% Republican Terms

Pelosi spox - No Vote Tonight

The problem with the Obama-bashers, or the flip side - the 'Obama is our SAVIOR' articles

Sen. Reid signs off on bipartisan debt-ceiling compromise (The Hill)

they will not stop here

Well... I'm on record... if the teabaggers are unanimously against this deal....

Miyagi beef cattle shipments barred

There are about 80 teabaggers in the House... and about 100-ish CBC/PC members

Debt crisis: the companies now worth more to investors than US government

Gregory making me sick.

When the Super-Rich Cry, "Class Warfare!"

‘Dollar Bill Protest’ underway, and for great cause (Hippies United Globally)

Progressives Recoil At Reported Debt Ceiling Deal

WI Republican Sean Duffy lied on the House floor last night.

GOP on verge of huge, unprecedented political victory

Harry Reid agrees to debt deal... get your ass under the bus, Harry

Orwellian Phrases Of The Day: "shared sacrifice" & "balanced Debt reduction"

they have an obnoxious tea bagger on CNN

they have an obnoxious tea bagger on CNN

Reid just voted no to move the bill forward?

Yes to Moderation, No to Centrism - Dionne

Yes to Moderation, No to Centrism - Dionne

OK, let me see if I have this straight:

Will civilization collapse on Tuesday?

The Republicans have been stealing our lunch money for a while now.

Legislation to Phase Out Private Military Contractors is Filed in Senate and House

Liam Fox says: Libyan militants 'to be marginalised' post-Gaddafi

So on top of everything else

Just watched V for Vendetta again... and parts of it seemed... PROPHETIC

Fukushima.

uncle & father promise teen they'll kill her when she's released from jail

What has happened w/ the debt ceiling /ss cuts thing ?

Has he no shame? Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh (R-IL) keeps appearing on my teevee screen.

Libya: Son of Slain Rebel General Calls for Return of Stability and Normalcy under Gaddafi

So Obama is caving to make last minute deal with GOP to avert default?

I would have loved if DU was the kind,of place that made Elizabeth Edwards want to stay.

Study: Marijuana Not Linked With Long Term Cognitive Impairment

Has there EVER been a situation where a party than controlled only 1/2 of Congress won EVERY issue?

Barnie Frank was on Keith right after the tea bagger take over in the house

Rep Grijalva: "deal trades peoples' livelihoods for votes of a few unappeasable right wing radicals"

Rep Grijalva: "deal trades peoples' livelihoods for votes of a few unappeasable right wing radicals"

Rep Grijalva: "deal trades peoples' livelihoods for votes of a few unappeasable right wing radicals"

How you can get what was promised

Top questions I should have asked the Tea Party founder from Bill Mahrer's show

Dow futures +150: All you need to know about how bad the deal is

I Just Heard That There Is A Hold-Up On This Deal.....

I Just Heard That There Is A Hold-Up On This Deal.....

Regarding 'High crimes and misdemeanors' / impeachment

THE BIG LIE: Entitlement Spending is the cause of the deficit

Jeez, Margaret Hoover sounds just like Elizabeth Hasselbeck.

can we raise enough money to challenge every single tea bagger?

Data Shows All of Earth's Systems in Rapid Decline

Amy Kremer of Tea Party Express just said they teamed up with CNN for first Tea Party Debate on CNN

Fla. senior worried about Social Security: "I don't know how these politicians live with themselves"

That bill is going nowhere

The narrative is clear. I'm ready for the worst.

The narrative is clear. I'm ready for the worst.

The narrative is clear. I'm ready for the worst.

What use super majorities when our party has failed to relate simple facts?

Please don't fall into the "Balanced Budget Amendment" trap

Please don't fall into the "Balanced Budget Amendment" trap

Whose heart beats inside her?

BREAKING: Deal will also include another amendment...

BREAKING: Deal will also include another amendment...

Reid Agrees to Debt Limit Deal, Hopes to Hold Vote Tonight (Roll Call)

Reid Agrees to Debt Limit Deal, Hopes to Hold Vote Tonight (Roll Call)

Quote from Bill Maher

US exploiting loopholes to stay in Iraq

Iranian woman blinded by acid attack pardons assailant

Increase taxes on my $13/hour salary

Artistic Trivia

Meantime, ignored here in DC and this planet: "Forecast: Hottest month ever closes with more 90s"

Just read on the Conservative New Network (CNN) that...

Verizon workers face down corporate greed

Our Motto 2012: Don't change trojan horses in the middle of 3...or 4 wars !!!11!!

CNN host Zakaria on debt: ‘We are behaving like deadbeats’

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Medicare cuts payments to nursing homes: Just the start.

Medicare cuts payments to nursing homes: Just the start.

Here is my deficit solution

Third of freshwater fish threatened with extinction

Harry Reid is speaking on the Senate floor. MSNBC is covering it.

I'm Hungry, You're Hungry, We're ALL Hungry, So... Let's Eat !!!

AARP: Congress Must Prevent Harmful Cuts to Social Security and Medicare

What will all the chicken-littles say when more than half of Dems in House vote for the deal?

Obama WH Presser at approx 8:40 tonight nt

$230,000 For a Guard Dog: Why the Wealthy Are Afraid Of Violence From Below!

Please excuse me while I see a cave

Government by extortion.

2012 Motto: Bailed out banks, bailed out wall Street, bailed on Grandma.

Fugelsang!

Fight Bigoted Untrue Hate Speech: Petition

Just now on NBC - 3% cut in defense is the sticking point for repubs

Obama on now

God Is in the Basement of the Empire State Building

What's the next hostage?

Herman Cain wins Denver GOP straw poll by landslide

If I was Pelosi I would demand the Repubs deliver 90% of the votes

TPM: Reid Agrees To Major Debt Limit Deal — Here’s What He’s Signed Off On

FDL: To End the Debt Ceiling Crisis, Reagan and Clinton Would Have Invoked the 14th

There is anger out there

Get it Done! - is the new CNN tag line

David Gregory said this morning that Medicare and Social Security contribute to debt

McConnell-Reid synopsis

I'm ready for anything. Nothing is off the table for me.

There's still. some voting to do right?

Congressional Black and Progressive Caucuses will call on President Obama to invoke 14th tomorrow

Congressional Black and Progressive Caucuses will call on President Obama to invoke 14th tomorrow

War Pigs

"Everything will be on the table again in November"

I get my biggest highs and lowest lows because of politics......nt

Under a democratic president

Asshole.....Jonathan Alter just called Progressives "FIRE BREATHING LIBERALS"

Okay, where are we now?

Noreen Gosch will speak in Florida on human trafficking at abuse conference...

Unforgivable..... and untenable.

It's time for the unquestioning, loyal Obama supporters to speak up now & explain this to us.

Tea Party Express to try to influence Wisconsin Recalls

The spin on M$NBComcast is unbelievable

Q: What would you call a president whose approval rating is in the low 40s after just over 900 days?

So Speaker Bonehead thinks nobody wants default? Really?

CO Twitter User Investigated for Anti-Government Propaganda

looks like Obama assumes that Pelosi will deliver the required votes

Somebody here has to explain

Wanna run DC like a business,eh? Time to start firing people for insubordination and

If you want to avoid a middle-class tax increase in 2013, vote Democratic.

With this deal, Obama has become a Republican

Obama speaks at 8:40 PM ET.

Thats some kind of powerful jujitsu

Liberals?

Well, we got CHANGE alright

I know this is way off topic, thought it might cheer some up

Next time, listen to Lazlo.

Teachers march on Washington

Teachers march on Washington

More on the deterioration of our oceans

Boehner's Powerpoint - "Effectively impossible for joint committee to raise taxes"

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) Will ask for a 60 vote threshold to pass debt deal

You never leave the door cracked for sneak thieves.

You never leave the door cracked for sneak thieves.

Has anyone here seen my old friend John

Super Congress Getting Even More Super Powers In Debt Deal

Voting for this deal is like voting for the Paul Ryan budget. Democrats should vote no on it

Voting for this deal is like voting for the Paul Ryan budget. Democrats should vote no on it

Voting for this deal is like voting for the Paul Ryan budget. Democrats should vote no on it

I only have one thing to say to any Democrat voting for this POS

Read and ask yourself, is this a balanced approach?

Obama always seems to negotiate in private with GOP leaders.

So let me get this straight

Opposing the Health Law, Florida Refuses Millions (thanks Governor Voldemort)

Former LePage Advisors Form Softball Team.

Debt ceiling details: cuts, committees and more coddling for the rich

If Obama doesn't want to use the 14th amendment

Ame Deal, Arizona 10-Year-Old, Killed By Family For Taking Popsicle: Police

What I heard the President say was much better than I expected.

Markets are flying!!! Dow futures up 175 points, S&P futures up 20!

"(V)oters feel ever more estranged from government...they associate Democrats with government"

Anyone listening to msnbc? They interviewed Michael Grimm (T-NY) and he is happy

I Threw It All Away

Is it my imagination, or has a "no criticism of the deal" policy now been estabished?

Mr Clemens would have MOCKED the TeaBaggers.

Obama tells the American people to f*ck themselves.

Here is my justification for my pointed postings...on Obama, SS and Medicare

Ok I got a question Mr. President, yep here down

Joe, what are the details?

The beggining of the Age of Austerity... say it again Jonathan Alter

Ok, will all the haters please apologize to the President for getting it wrong over the past 48 hrs

So "winning" means Rethugs got theirs?!1 (I'm not a naysayer, just saying.) n/t

Are the Bush tax cuts gone permanently next year?

thank you DU for letting us vent

Why is McConnell smiling?

Strong earthquake hits Fukushima

To give you some idea of how much trouble both Gingrich and Pawlenty are in

I'm waiting to see what passes which houses. Goodnight all.

I'm waiting to see what passes which houses. Goodnight all.

Some things that aren't being reported (or reported very much) about the debt deal

National Review: Also not in the bill: UI extensions and

Theoretical question: If Obama *DID* invoke the 14th, would YOU defend him against impeachment?

They should be partying tonight....

Serious Question

Serious Question

I hate what the Republican Party has become !

LOL !!! - This Is So Wrong...

Has Bernie Sanders said he will vote for it? /nt

Let me get this straight, a caucus that was not needed to pass something and can't stop it from

Let me get this straight, a caucus that was not needed to pass something and can't stop it from

were the rating agencies ready to downgrade america or is this due to republicteabaggers?

CNN - Pelosi Statement: Non-committal on what level of support the house can provide for debt bill

It's understandable that progressives are upset but given that the Republicans had on suicide vests

Fact Sheet: A Victory for Bipartisan Compromise, for the Economy and for the American People

They Best Not Be Calling For Any Donations or Anything Thing Else At This House

baby Russett calls us the extreme

baby Russett calls us the extreme

Spectrum of theistic probability

Spectrum of theistic probability

Monsanto and Gates Foundation Push Genetically Engineered Crops on Africa

Heard on CNN reporter saying there are things in the bill...

It's time to "Primary" this feckless "wonder" ...

Dems should all vote against it.

Economic malaise, lost decade... get used to these terms

Would it be better for Democratic candidates, & for America, if Obama were to not seek re-election?

I actually think a bipartisan bill to repeal the trigger next year is a very plausible possibility.

What the Debt Limit Crisis Should Have Taught You: There is no war but class war

A question about the debt deal

I guess Italy doesn't screw around with kidnapping

Has anyone seen the deal ... read it ... has the final version been posted somewhere?

Has anyone seen the deal ... read it ... has the final version been posted somewhere?

We don't have 51 real Democratic Senators and with Obama - bye bye SS and Medicare

Beware of Sock Puppets in here ......

A Debt Ceiling Deal Where No One Wins And The American People Lose

Luke Russert

Did you just hear Jonathnt Alter om MSNBC? He said "What nobody is talking about

NY Times: Obama's Rightward Tilt: .. Farther to the Right Than the.... Fiscal (Catfood) Commission

NY Times: Obama's Rightward Tilt: .. Farther to the Right Than the.... Fiscal (Catfood) Commission

Can he, or can't he?

How does not raising taxes increase revenue?

Cartoon: How tax cuts for wealthiest 2% "fix" our country - oh the sacrifice!

If the CBC agrees to "the deal" I will shut up.

Only 1 Trillion in cuts? The GOP definitely want to run on the 'terrible deficit' in 2012. Otherwise

Only 1 Trillion in cuts? The GOP definitely want to run on the 'terrible deficit' in 2012. Otherwise

Chickenshit Politics

Will the Bush tax cuts expire on December 31, 2012?

If I wanted to be part of a dog and pony show, I'd join the fucking circus.

I am soooo tired of ALL THE PROFESSIONAL HYPERVENTILATORS!

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Alright... Lets Get Deadly Serious... IF... We Are Going To Fuck With Soc Sec, Medicare, Medicaid...

Paul Krugman: Debt Ceiling Deal Is Going To Make Unemployment Worse

Krugman: Tax Cut Memories

Zippity do da, my oh my what a wonderful day - for Republicans

MODS - YES!

I don't see how this thing is going to pass both houses. It seems both the left and right are upset

A Democratic Balanced Budget Amendment

How about some DU love for this poll.

The White Middle Class Has Spoken

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Cut Nuclear Power Subsidies Instead of Making Old People Live on Cat Food

Everything Is On The Table With Super Congress Recommendation And Vote

K & R if you want Obama to not Stand Down at the end of his term

Obama just gave the Republicans everything that they wanted

Deal Very Close. Be Very Afraid.

Not exactly sure, but I think Tokyo likes the deal:

This quote says it all

Pelosi 'May Not' Support Debt Plan

Alex C on CNN claiming the debt ceiling deal saves jobs. Ali Belshi is going

Man jailed for drunken cooking

Pimco forecasts higher unemployment, lower growth, more inequality as a result of cuts

Gang of12--the SIX I want to see on this committee

Hottest month EVER in Detroit's recorded history - July, 2011

Question for anyone who knows the answer

So McConnell pushes Reid aside as being non relevant

The President Can And Must Invoke 31 USC 3102 To Pay Our National Debts

AP: Highlights of budget and debt limit pact

Official: Bullshit! (I can't say why, or I'll get this thread locked) Thread. Sign in!

The myth of the extraordinary teacher

Airlines still pamper a secret elite

Bush Tax Cuts End after 2012 Elections.....

KRUGMAN: Sums It Up-"COMPLETE INTELLECTUAL SURRENDER"

Krugman: 'There Is No Light At The End Of This Tunnel'

Abolish Medicare Part D? Just heard that the President would be in favor?

Obama just handed complete control of government

now we wait breathlessly for the teabaggers to get on board?

Minting the $1 Trillion platinum coin would NOT be inflationary.

Gang of 12: "This Committee is Empowered Beyond Previous Bipartisan Attempts at Deficit Reduction:

LOL! Remember when we had the House, Senate AND Presidency and still couldn't get shit done?

If you listen to CNN carefully, you can just hear the script

Rollcall reporter: Boehner told GOP conference Obama "caved," Cantor said deal will defeat Obama

OK, I get it now.

Damn, my Republican neighbor told me he is tired of the Teabaggers, they are messing with his SS.

I would love it if we had MORE political parties in this country.

There are a handful of DU'ers that I want to reach out and extend great big hugs to

So NOW.. the GOP negotiators want to water down the defense cut trigger.

What would you have done differently?

CNN's Ali Velshi called out Alex Mustache on tax increases vs spending cuts - affect on jobs.

WaPo: GOP on verge of huge, unprecedented political victory

If this thing passes the House, it will be a coalition of Dems and non-Teabag Rethugs.

If it is any consolation, the Freepers HATE this debt limit deal

My suggestion for a more accurate Obama 2012 bumper sticker

Don't like the Debt Deal? Don't just sit here on DU - DO SOMETHING about it NOW

A few hundred thousand votes plurality in a low turnout midterm election is not a fucking mandate...

Rep. Cleaver.."Sugar coated satan sandwich"

Some of the GOOD things regarding tonight's deal

In World’s Eyes, Much Damage Is Already Done

What would Howard Dean have done?

2 goldfish survive 134 days after NZ earthquake without people to feed them

2 goldfish survive 134 days after NZ earthquake without people to feed them

2 goldfish survive 134 days after NZ earthquake without people to feed them

RedState and FreeRepublic are on fire with anger over this debt ceiling deal

On Foxes & Wolves

What happened to our Party?

What happened to our Party?

We need ONE.

"A Sugar Coated Satan Sandwich"

"A Sugar Coated Satan Sandwich"

"The angry black man" racist meme... does this influence President Obama at all ?

Couple of hours ago,

George Carlin was a prophet - esp. after Obama's remarks tonight...

How to fix the country...

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Getting this fake crisis kicked to after the campaign is good politics for Obama.

NYT: Outcry from the Left Precedes Debt Deal

NYT: Outcry from the Left Precedes Debt Deal

Is the Debt Ceiling Deal Being Contemplated a Violation of Senate Rules?

Famine in East Africa (In Focus, The Atlantic)

The Republican Debt Orgy in Pictures (chart-heavy)

The Republican Debt Orgy in Pictures (chart-heavy)

GOP will get 99% of what it wanted, Dems will be blamed for cutting entitlements, Obama will be

I find it very curious that any tax increase on the wealthy was the first peg of Obama's....

Why Voters Tune Out Democrats

The class war is over; the haves win

Am I in the wrong place? Awful lot of rightwing talking points in here.

Who is the most viable primary challenger to Obama in 2012?

BOEHNER: “There Is NOTHING In This Framework That Violates Our Principles. IT'S ALL SPENDING CUTS! "

Ten Signs The Double-Dip Recession Has Begun

I don't expect people to agree w/ this but I think Obama will hold firm on the Bush taxcuts in 2012

My right wing friend is still kinda right wing, heh...

No more 20-year rule? DOD panel calls for radical retirement overhaul

The GOP got what they really wanted. Spending cuts to hurt the economy!!!

Freepers calling it a win for Dems and Obama

Does this mean nothing??

"it gets madder"

Theoretical question: If Obama *DID* destroy trust with Seniors by backing Social Security cuts...

Pelosi withholding judgment (debt limit bill)

"If we do not change direction, we are likely to end up exactly where we are headed." - Old proverb

We should be taxing the hell out of the Wall Street banksters...

We should be taxing the hell out of the Wall Street banksters...

Politics won, nothing more. A bunch of shit. My President showed me he'd rather give everything away

What does an "up and down vote" mean?

Why Is Anyone Listening To The #@$%*#& Tea Party?

Key elements of debt deal leaked ~ ABC News.

Controversy - dog ordered euthanized for killing 5 chickens

Which did you get more of, Hope or Change?

What part of the bill do you hate the most? The part where he didn't cut Medicare or...

One hope left at this point

If the election were today, who would you vote for?

Despite insurance, medical bills push family to bankruptcy (They had TWO insurance policies)

Being a Democrat

is this plan "shared sacrifice"?

Obama says debt deal must include revenues - Chicago Tribune 7/25/11

Scary black 4-year-old wants to get a gun.

The Great American Social Security/Medicare Chainsaw Massacre

What was actually "lost" tonight?

K&R if you want Barack Obama to stand down at the end of this term

I just "unsubscribed" from White House e-mails

How American Could Collapse

'Balanced Budget Amendment' advocates: I agree with them about one thing:

'Balanced Budget Amendment' advocates: I agree with them about one thing:

Well, I for one think leaving revenues off the table was a brilliant move

Oh Jesus H Christ.... Here Comes The "Some Others In My Party" Bullshit....

I might be wrong, but it seems to me that when we spent countless hours on DU during

Guardian editorial: 'Obama's sharp right turn'

"An explosive development in the scandal" Why Rupert Murdoch cried himself to sleep last night

Out of a job? Looking for employment? Hard worker? Progressive? Over 25?

Out of a job? Looking for employment? Hard worker? Progressive? Over 25?

Progressive Caucus Calls Emergency Meeting

Don't sugar coat this shit. Medicare cuts to providers WILL trickle down

I'm beyond angry: 3000 people died in Central Falls RI for us

I'm beyond angry: 3000 people died in Central Falls RI for us

Super congress the worst idea coming out of this

TAX THE RICH. END THE WARS.

Anarchists should be reported, advises Westminster anti-terror police

Sanders Statement on Senate Debt Vote

Where does Pelosi stand on all of this?

Why Obama Shows No Inclination to Use our 14th Amendment to Avoid Defaulting on our Debt

Why Obama Shows No Inclination to Use our 14th Amendment to Avoid Defaulting on our Debt

Q) If The Debt Crises Was Created-Who Wrote The Script?

No Democrat Would Use Social Security As A Bargaining Chip With Teabaggers

This is the REPUBLICAN DEBT... but them

Request for those who see this deal as less than terrible

White House Fact Sheet: Bipartisan Debt Deal: A Win for the Economy and Budget Discipline

Dozens of AK-47 rifles stolen from CA Army base

The problem with chess, 11-dimensional or otherwise.

So... What Will President Obama's 2012 Election Catch Phrase Be ???

CSM - "Cut, cap, and balance: What does it mean?" - The Death of Medicare and SS.

Grijalva Statement on Emerging Debt Deal

If the Internet Left and the Internet Right are both pissed off at something

The decent thing for the President to do before running for re-election ...

I hate hurricane season..'.Emily' getting ready to wreak havoc in the Caribbean

Grade Obama's Presidency

Grade Obama's Presidency

Attorneys take 100% of cancer stricken 9/11 worker's settlement

I want to know who told Obama that he was elected not only by

"Did Obama capitulate--or is this a cagey move?

A guy that works for me just called me. His BIL shot himself. Iraqi Vet.

I just got called a hateful bigot because I believe in the separation of church and state?

my boss said I should be able to do my work in 1/2 time, and take on more

He sounded cold, like seniors and the needy did not matter. Not even his own party matters to him.

Belafonte: “There has never been such a void in moral truth as it now exists.”

Recommend if you are a "FIRE BREATHING LIBERAL"

Tax the Super Rich now or face a revolution

OK. The Left ignores the Right's best weapon.

The War on You

WH, Reid, McConnell reach $3T debt deal on Super-Senate SS Reform w/ automatic austerity measures

Here are Obama's words from tonight.

Perspective: This "debt crisis" is all a small move in a much bigger game (rant)

Democratic politics in a nutshell by Glenn Greenwald

Paul Krugman: The President Surrenders ('A Catastrophe On Multiple Levels')

Rightward Tilt Leaves Obama With Party Rift

i can't be the only one up, right?

Did you ever see a miracle? I guess a couple of days ago there was one..

Bad banner ad placement

For your Sunday morning entertainment, GD is discussing chicken-killing dogs.

Stealing hearts (Sinfest)

Ads I've seen here...

I just uploaded my Amy Winehouse tribute show

If you are going away for a couple of years, what would you do?

Breaking cat news!

Collateral Damage

Blessed

I had the best barbecue I've ever tasted

Don't step on the hot lava, Kitteh!

Girl You Need A Change Of Mind

Quitting Kratom is not as easy as I thought it would be...

How many slug bugs in the Bullitt chase scene?

Qui étais-je?

Roy Ayers - Running Away

For you runners: An almost,(but didn't want to bother him) encounter with a living legend yesterday

My daughter-in-law is handed a small child while shopping.

One more month to GO BLUE!

Mmmmmm. Yummy!

The Force...

Post your fave pic of Rick "Good Hair" Perry looking presidential

I'm going to have another beautiful great nephew in the next few weeks

I managed to get through this weekend thinking about Donna

Multicultural Festival Features Kielbasa Burritos and Dos Equis Beer

LOL !!! - This Is So Wrong...

What fashion trends did you follow as a teen? I used to wear 5 star belle-bottom pants.

Wood Pellet Cat Litter?

Is my Mom a hick?

Trailer for "Battleship" Movie Finally Released

Pat Metheny - And I Love Her

The Knights of Badassdom!!

It was so hot in London today...

Il sera ce qu'il doit être. Viva le Serge!

Does this sound legit about "As Seen on TV"? (The magic meatloaf pan)

Mercury turns retrograde on Tuesday.

What Mad Men character should die?

Top Gear (US version) vs The Car Show ... anybody here watch these?

A little Grateful Dead for bedtime music

Cats Are Easier to Raise Than Teenagers

I just headed 20 lbs. of fresh gulf shrimp. Ask me anything.

What soundtrack/book/movie had the greatest impact on your life?

103 108 108 107 105 105 105 104 104 105

What got you into politics? What was your start. I grew up in Ottawa in a neighbourhood

bye, old friend

Bachlor food shopping solved

S African man wakes after 21 hours in morgue fridge

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Anchor Management Edition

Influence of Super PACS to grow with 2012 election

Romney's Low Profile on Budget Debate Rankles Foes

Fewer political fundraisers reaching for their wallets

Rightward Tilt Leaves Obama With Party Rift

British police expand Murdoch investigation to computer hacking

English Defense League (EDL) leader demanded debate on killing David Cameron and archbishop

Pakistan restricts travel for US diplomats

Miley Cyrus Gets New Tattoo In Support Of Gay Marriage

Wikileaks Now Has Over 1M Twitter Followers

Nobel chairman warns Europe's leaders over 'inflaming far-right sentiment'

U.S. plans to provide Iraq with wiretapping system

Suspected LulzSec spokesman charged: police

GOP on verge of huge, unprecedented political victory

Judge Says TV Will Show Mubarak on Trial

China Imposes Blackout on Train Wreck Coverage

Some tea partiers are urging their leaders to compromise on debt deal

Some tea partiers are urging their leaders to compromise on debt deal

Obama announces debt agreement

Chilcot to 'heavily criticise' Tony Blair over Iraq war

Washington Leaders Reach Budget Deal

I feel like a dork with this ponytail...

USGS reports 6.8 magnitude earthquake off Papua New Guinea

Bloody Sunday in Syria: At least 136 killed in military operations

Rival rebel factions clash in Libya, 4 dead

Knife duo kill six in China's Xinjiang region

Obama announces debt agreement

Is there a rule that requires cats to use the literbox right after its filled with fresh liter?

Three blades??? Three lousy blades? How the f@ck am I supposed to look like a fighter pilot?

Somali famine victims lose homes as torrential rain hits refugee camps

Perry backs a constitutional limit on marriage

Libyan rebels under increasing strain after attack on 'renegades' in Benghazi

Defense Cuts Snarling Debt Agreement

College affirmative action back on Supreme Court’s horizon

Congress putting its faith in committee

Syria unrest: Barack Obama condemns 'brutal' Hama raid

Rupert Murdoch given $27M no-bid contract from state Department of Education Read more: http://www.

Liberal Dem lawmaker vows to reject GOP, White House debt deal

Tanks storm Syria's Hama: residents

Opposing the Health Law, Florida Refuses Millions

United Dulles-to-Mexico flight lands safely in Havana after crew notes strange smell

NBC News: Debt negotiators 'very close' to deal

President Obama says agreement will cut about $1 trillion over 10 years

Pelosi's floor speech: “The Speaker chose...to go to the dark side."

Well, since America is over...

Rick Perry's Contradictory, Convoluted Sense of Reality

'Negativity is unbecoming of TRUE Democrat!'

Tea Partiers & Climate Deniers as "Reality Insurgents" - Bruce Sterling

New York Times article: Obama has adopted the Republicans language and in some cases their policies

You have to hand it to Republicans

Outlines of Debt Compromise Emerge

Are there any civil suits that can be brought against GOP/TP?

Music For Governments To Default By

Extortion politics: a new form of governing

"Why Voters Tune Out Democrats" (results from Dem Pollster)

"Why Voters Tune Out Democrats" (results from Dem Pollster)

Republicans Polonius

Even though I criticize the president and the leaders of the party...

A modest proposal...

Thank you, Mods!

More from ABC News' Jonathan Karl on a tentative debt deal

Looks like the Democrats have agreed to let the Bush Tax cuts for the middle class expire in 2013.

So now its coming down to a McConnell and Obama plan you know what that means to everybody

In The House, A Likely Struggle For 218 Votes

Questions:

Do You Favor Another Catfood Commission?

Can someone in the fucking media ask these tea fucks if they hate Gov. so much why are they in it

Extortion politics: a new form of governing

Can you answer this one please ? .Thank You

Can you answer this one please ? .Thank You

Senate Kills Reid Bill, Await Obama/McConnell Spending-Cut-Only Debt Limit Bill (updated)

So our *opening* proposal was 75% of what the Republicans demanded

MILLION FAX MARCH ACTION PAGE: The President Can And Must Invoke 31 USC 3102 To Pay Our National Deb

President can Invoke 31 USC 3102 -- the debt law itself!

Gene Sperling: White House 'fine' with no new revenue until 2013

Democrats will lose now. But they can win later (when Boosh tax cuts expire).

Debt ceiling talks have teabaggers ready for disappointment - and retribution (Politico)

Carly Simon's "Capitulation" tune comes to mind. Or was it Anticipation?

America, it's your own damn fault!

After all the smoke finally clears from this deficit debacle

I need to see the details.. How things are worded on this deal

What outcome of the debt ceiling negotiations would be considered a win for Democrats?

Silent unquestioning faith in ANY President is a dereliction of ones civic duty.

breaking: Dem leaders are all in pelosi's office...and everyone has signed off on deal....

Obama may put Bush tax cuts on table

Dealing with tea party right in the future

Dealing with tea party right in the future

Seriously! What are Obama's options?

President Obama will make a statement in the WH briefing Room at approx. 8:40 PM eastern

They didn't give him credit for OBL and they won't give him credit for "deficit cutting" either

BREAKING: Boehner demanded Obama step down. In the interest of compromise, Obama agreed

I hope there are enough key House Republicans voting the wrong way

Emanuel Cleaver on MSNBC (satan sandwich) now! nt

Obama and what he has done

Obama 2012! Ready on Day 1 - to give the GOP whatever they demand!

Reid Agrees To Major Debt Limit Deal — Here’s What He’s Signed Off On

House Democrats might not back debt deal: Pelosi (Reuters)

What it be just TOO much to ask....

Is Obama going to stay above it all when the R's scuttle the deal over defense cuts?

Tomorrow night at approximately 11:55 pm

This deal sucks, but it doesn't tie our hands for the coming budget fight

What exactly do the pundits on tv right now know about the bill?

"That's My President!" Obligatory Post

For all who are upset we didn't get hardly nothing out of this just remember this

Andrea Mitchell is GLOATING

It's been one year since Chelsea got married

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver: If I were a Republican I would be having a party

What is the opposite of Triangulation?

I am sooooo pissed at the President right now, he is letting

White House Fact Sheet:on the debt ceiling agreement with repubs

next presidential primary, lets choose someone who isnt constantly praising Ronald Reagan

So are Social Security and Medicare going to be gutted? Did Obama

I support the president

So what did the Dems get out of this deal? Did the Republicans give up anything?

To those who hate this debt compromise bill and want it shot down in flames, all hope is not lost.

Chris Cillizza - Liberals are losers in this deal, Tea Party winners

"A sugar-coated Satan sandwich."

The Bush Tax Cuts will expire under this deal that is being negotiated

Right Wing Nut Jobby Heritage Action Opposes Debt Deal

Everybody Chill Out. He's got this Motherfucker.

I don't like this deal at all, but don't feel the President/Dems had any choice at this point

POLL: What did you want Obama To Do?

How many Tax Brackets should there be?

Is anyone honestly surprised?

"Requires baseline to be current law, making it impossible for Joint Committee to raise taxes"

A huge THANK YOU to all who worked so hard to protect Social Security.

Funny-the Freepers feel the REPUBS. caved/sold them out/etc.

I Thought Obama said there had to be tax increases for the rich by shutting down some of their tax

Why does Obama have to keep on talking about the deficit?

Why this debt agreement is awful, despite some small Republican concessions

Declare Defeat But Promise To Fight

White House official says actual details of the deal are better than what's being reported.

Craig Crawford: Why Obama Won Debt Deal

The GOOD things regarding tonight's deal

Even the most doubtful Obama critic has to think this bill, as proposed, is not too bad!

Not happy with the debt deal? Should've thought about that last November.

"The Republicans are sociopaths and Obama is a weak president."

White House Fact Sheet

He pissed it all away.

Congratulations. Compromise is now a bad word.

No matter how you slice this, it is a sign of the utter weakness of

F---K Progressives. Screw Liberals. The message is that we are officially irrelevant

I don't always agree with the President, but you will never see me tear him down in public

Americathon

Tanks Entering Hama City

From Inside Hospital (Hama , Syria : 8:00 a.m)

Heavy Artillery Fire : Hama , Syria 7/31/2011

Witness appears to be shot at (Hama , Syria , 7/31/2001)

Hama , sunday morning , 7/31/2011

Young Turks: Obama Critic & Tea Party Republican A Deadbeat Dad?

Max Keiser- On The Edge(Great Show on the new Pan Asian Gold Exchange-PAGE) China vs US & its Banks

Protect Your Care, NARA & SEIU Medicaid/Medicare Townhall July 21, 2011

Charles Eisenstein - "Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition"

Sacred Economics - Charles Eisenstein Part 1 CosmicRevolutionKS

Matt Damon's Headliner Speech at Save Our Schools March

Tanks at Bilal Habashi square , Hama Syria. (Video taker shot at by snipers)

Sniped in the head (Hama , Syria 7/31/2011, warning :Graphic)

Ronald Reagan on Social Security - Part 1

Grind Time Now CEO, Drect Victim Of Racism In His Own Community.

'Scores dead' as Syrian tanks storm Hama

CNN's Don Lemon OFFICIALLY OWNS Rand Paul's Ass!

Matt Damon Says Stop The War On Teachers

Back to the Good Ole USA

Homs, Baba-Amr, 8/1/2011 : Heavy Artillery fire

Bear v Badger

The Economy & Debt Crisis Is Weighing on US Troops in Afghanistan

The Most Read Story On Foxnews.com, Folks !

Videotaping Police Brutality Could Get You Arrested, Raided or Jailed. Yay, America!

Financiers, bankers controlling the world food supply-Double Standards-07-30-2011

TYT: (Bill Bennett) Fmr Drug Czar Vs Amy Winehouse Grammy

DeFazio on priorities in the debt debate

(PARODY) Raise the ****ing Debt Ceiling!

Reid, McConnell And Obama On Tentative Debt Deal

Arrest of Jennifer Jade Jones June 28 Quartzsite Arizona Council Meeting Viral

3,000 Piedmont Airlines workers vote "Union, yes!"

Mike Malloy - Rachel Maddow Sued By A Christian Rocker

America Inc. Outsourced to India

Bernie Sanders Tells it Like it Really Is

Teabaggers: "We're Not Fuckin' Leavin' Til The Black Guy Is Gone"

Just Say it: You're Expendable! You Really Suck! You're Fired!

Bygone patriots and the end of political courage

Lawyers 'furious' over criticism in hacking scandal

Thousands of Records, Irreplaceable Historical Documents and Art Still Missing From 9/11

Morrissey's Misguided Comparison of KFC to Anders Breivik

CEOs to workers: More for me, less for you

Congress' mishandling of debt ceiling and deficit is surreal

Dishonoring the memory of Agent Terry

Rupert Murdoch's Motley Empire (Fortune Classic, 1984)

'Scores dead' as Syrian tanks storm Hama city

Foxconn will replace workers with 1 million robots in 3 years

From the Daily Kos on Where the Blame Truly Lies

I didn't have the words

Another stinging blow for Libya

World warns of disaster if no debt deal done

Norway Massacre Exposes Christians To 'Terrorist' Stereotype Muslims Have Faced Since 9/11

Debt Ceiling Fix Could Mean Problems For States

Welcome to the normalization of extortion politics

Playing Chicken Comes Naturally to Gutless Politicians

Sunday Funnies: Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Why I'm Not a Republican: Confessions of a Reagan-era Refugee

Kathleen Parker: Tea Party message becomes toxic

State isn't ready for more charters (OH)

Transcript of the President's remarks this evening , 7/31 -

Powerful Rep Grijalva Statement on Emerging Debt Deal:

Are The Federal Reserve’s Crimes Too Big To Comprehend?

America's big shift right

New Orleans get ready! Protest ALEC-Aug. 4 & 5.

Begala: How Republicans Screwed the Pooch

Who Are the Tea Party People? - by John Dean. author of "Conservatives Without a Conscience"

The IoS guide to wild Britain

MIT nuclear engineer will buy you drinks if you don't challenge his report

complete lithium ion energy storage device in a single nanowire

Park service to thin out Yosemite's growing crowds -- of trees

Solar-Powered Bikini Charges Electronics

Paws for thought

How Germany plans to succeed in a nuclear free, low-carbon economy

A future that's not nuclear

Wakefield nightclub Religion criticised by bishop

Religion, government should not mix

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