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Archives: July 9, 2011

Dial up warning!!

Ezra Klein: Wonkbook: A smarter deficit deal

Betty Ford died peacefully today at the age of 93.

An original poem before bed.

I just got a job match. It is in the "private sector" paying $80/hour--40 hour work week.

"There has never been an escape from Stalag 13"

Did you forget the gulf coast disaster?

Bill Maher said he could understand why 1% of the voters would vote Republican....

Bill Maher said he could understand why 1% of the voters would vote Republican....

Republican Free Pass - Imagine if the Media Questioned Them As Vigoursly As They Did Rep. Weiner?

Washington Post-ABC News poll shows Americans torn over raising debt limit

Giving Republicans A Free Pass - Why Is There No Heat On The House Republicans?

"Technology is the future."

If you were offered a job in this White House..?

Congressional Dems to stand up to Obama on safety net cuts?

House Democrats: No dice on Medicare, Social Security cuts

Amazing! I Post A Series Of Posts With Direct Quotes Showing Obama Pushing Infrastructure Spending

God is love: Catholic School Rejects Annual Gift From Gay-Friendly Politician

Just remember that root of conservatism is the word conserve...

British cartoonist's view of Murdoch scandal.

British cartoonist's view of Murdoch scandal.

Illinois Public Employees Union Sues Governor Quinn to Reverse Pay Freeze

So, guess who/what got the House dems in a tizzy about the non-existent entitlement cuts?

Caterpillar Said to Demote Whistle Blowing Exec

Maniacs In Charge: The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves

Deficit-reduction math is all about counting congressional noses

Koch Industries Subsidiary Cited for Illegal Donations

Dutch Appeals court sentences Joseph Mpambara (Rwandan genocide) to life in prison

Egyptian Revolution 2.0?

Posted last night, "what could go so wrong that"

Posted last night, "what could go so wrong that"

The best medicine taxpayers can provide -fall in you Dick!!

Does anyone here not have any credit cards or even a bank account?

Brian Schweitzer

Bachman and Pawlenty engaged in Pay-for-Pardon? If it walks like a duck ...

Parasitic Hedge Fund Managers Make 100 Times More Than Bankers! How They Are Ripping Us Off...

Rear view mirror question: Sec.of State....... Hilary or Obama?

Rear view mirror question: Sec.of State....... Hilary or Obama?

Independent UK: Hacking scandal: is this Britain's Watergate?

Everything is drying up....The temp is too damned high!

Basically, the Repubs have declared open class warfare on the poor and middle class...

Major teachers union endorses Obama's re-election

I've got it, I've figured it out!.. Republicans are DEADBEATS!!

Rachel Maddow: During Real Jobs Crisis, Our 2 Political Parties are Discussing How to Make it Worse

In the 1980s Jamaica received a heavy dose of the shock doctrine

Let's talk DU.

president bachman and your principles

Betty Ford, First Lady, Drug-Treatment Pioneer, Dies at 93

Assemblyman David Weprin to be Dem candidate for Anthony Weiner's House seat.

a few hundred votes

a few hundred votes

Obama: Political sacrifices needed for debt deal (blah, blah, blah)

Pat Buchanan: "Don't you get it Sean? The Repubs have created an ongoing Budget Doomsday Machine!"

Thank you to the DUer who said this today, here...

During bu$h* Presidency, Current GOP Leaders Voted 19 Times To Increase Debt Limit By $4 Trillion

NYT: Trailing G.O.P. With Cameras, Seeking Gaffes

NYT: Trailing G.O.P. With Cameras, Seeking Gaffes

"Govt. Contractors Pay $7.5 Mil after Turning Afghan Compound into Obscene Booze-Fueled Frat House!"

"Govt. Contractors Pay $7.5 Mil after Turning Afghan Compound into Obscene Booze-Fueled Frat House!"

Afghan guard shoots dead NATO soldier, civilian

Obama for America is 495,458 strong and counting.

Less than 1/3 in France, UK support nuclear power

Trailing G.O.P. With Cameras, Seeking Gaffes

Michele Bachmann Pledges To Ban Porn If Elected, And Says Homosexuality Is A Choice

I will not support any republican policies

John Sinclair: Smoking out tourists?

Is Fox News Scared? Desperate Attacks On Watchdog Group Media Matters Suggest Yes

Matt Taibbi: Another Slap on the Wrist for Wall Street

Matt Taibbi: Another Slap on the Wrist for Wall Street

Shutdown Shocker: Unemployment Benefits for All

Obama's Original Sin by Frank Rich

Governor Says Montana Was Misled on Oil Spill

Petition drive aims to repeal (GOP/LePage Voter Supression) ban on same-day voter registration (ME)

Dear Washington DC - Fuck you in triplicate.

Dear Washington DC - Fuck you in triplicate.

President immersed and consumed with RW talkingpoint

1990-2010 Political Contribution Totals

All I can say is WOW!!!!

National Enquirer circa 1966: "I ate my baby because God told me to."

Great LIVE BLOG of the hacking scandal on the Guardian's website.

Michele Bachmann's clinics try to "cure" homosexuality. I hate her more and more every day!!!

Obama: Approve or Disapprove?

DU has been inundated with whiners.

Whatchu know about the Compassionate Investigational New Drug program?

Obama & Pelosi Open To Having 3rd Ears Sewn On Newborns Foreheads Born After July 15th

Ever noticed how the things Obama "negotiates" for are basic, temporary government functions?

All the cuts at the state level and the downsizing of public service

Do you hate seeing the President repeatedly with his back against the wall? I do too...

"Obama is an errand boy sent by Wall Street and the corporate elite to collect a bill"

Apple Loses 'app store' case

Rupertgate - The Smoking Phone.

Random internet speculation time; Murdoch & Company

Gold hoard found in French cellar

I just got the phonecall from the "Obama for America"

“If you do not punish crimes, there’s really no reason they won’t happen again,”

Michael Moore's "There's Plenty of Money" Act of 2012 - - How do we get this passed?

No free pass for Medicare recipients in debt talks

Iraq 'to Decide (Within Two Weeks) on Continued US Military Presence'

Are lobbyists lobbying to destroy Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security? Does anyone know?

Steinbeck on why no socialism in the US

Where Are All the Circle D Ranchers?

"Cheap Tricks on Social Security " -- Dean Baker

Guardian UK - 'Sock puppet' software creates fake online identities to spread propaganda

Guardian UK - 'Sock puppet' software creates fake online identities to spread propaganda

I can remember when NASA was called a PR firm

As the mother of a sober addict teen, I want to thank Betty Ford ..

Why do we even bother trying to compromise with Republicans?

Repuke strategy: kill off the poor, elderly, and sick

Israel-Turkey talks to resume in NY

Murdoch-gate: Rupert flies to the UK and the Church of England writes him a scathing

19 Different Polls Show That Americans Support Tax Increases To Cut Deficit

Alan Rusbridger on the phone-hacking scandal - video

per murdochgate: video w/Nick Davis ... suggests was Cameron targeted in 2005

per murdochgate: video w/Nick Davis ... suggests was Cameron targeted in 2005

oh Goody, they're saying al-Qaeda is in Iran now

It is quite simple....We are being asked to die young.

Damage Control: Murdoch To Fly To London To Take Charge Of Phone Hacking Crisis

Texas’ Blood Lust Causes Diplomatic Crisis, Puts Americans at Risk

BREAKING: Progressive Causus DEFENDS OBAMA, Cutting COST is NOT ...NOT the same as cutting BENEFITS

Aging boomers strain cities built for the young

I know it's a year old, but this is worth a re-post. This Modern World: Sensible liberalism

Feds called lax in monitoring (Phillip) Garrido on parole

Toon: Who exactly is 'Anti-American'?

It's piled so high and deep in here today that you need

Has Michele Bachmann given proper tribute to Betty Ford?

While discussing how to cut SS payments even further, THEY add money to the war machine!

The next, worse financial crisis

Today's news from Japan

Hey, Washington, I've Been Paying Into Social Security And Medicare For 48 Years --

The cure for some would be to wear the shoes of others.

Toon: I'll blow it all up!

Know any religious bigots that use Firefox?

Why Medicare cuts are the right thing to do.

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

Ted Rall Toon: One out of Two ain't bad...

An open letter to Orin Hatch

Fox News on Murdoch- News of the World - phonetapping... very little

Ripple Effect Of Declining Real Estate(single family homes sold @ lowest rate in 50 years & dropping

Schadenfruede

Marcus Bachmann and Corky St. Clair -- same person?

2012 Graduation Ceremony

(Murdoch/Brooks) OK, WTF is THIS about?

Americans put torture "off the table", criminal wars and real health care and now expect...

Welcome South Sudan to the World! Now about that oil...

Luckovich toon: Implants!

I'm so glad we don't have any government run health-care bureaucracy.

DU's Finest Hours

Pray for Bernie Sanders. He is the only loud voice left on the Democratic side in Congress. Weiner

Money flowing through the economy like a river in the desert.

Breaking: Michelle Bachman's husband uses federal money for ex-gay therapy

From Paul Ryan's Budget Plan (Political Killer F/Republicans) To A Mythical Obama Cut In S.S.

From Paul Ryan's Budget Plan (Political Killer F/Republicans) To A Mythical Obama Cut In S.S.

I see only one way to save this Administration now…

Why the Health Insurance Industry Loves Medicare

Out-Of-The-Loop Lawmakers Try To Sway WH Debt Talks - RollCall

I would like to vote more

Are private for profit prisons addictive to government?

Are private for profit prisons addictive to government?

Woman Faces 93 Days In Jail For Vegetable Garden

Dear Michelle Bachmann: You wanna see some porn?

Bachmann will PERSONALLY come to your house, delete the porn from your hard drive, & remove any gay.

Putting Torturers Above the Law (by Marjorie Cohn 7-9-11 Consortium News)

(Murdoch) Phone Hacking: I Warned No 10 Over Coulson Appointment, Says Ashdown

(Murdoch) Phone Hacking: I Warned No 10 Over Coulson Appointment, Says Ashdown

(Murdoch) Phone Hacking: I Warned No 10 Over Coulson Appointment, Says Ashdown

Fuck THEM - before they make cuts to the social safety nets THEY NEED

Paul Ryan sips $350 a bottle wine (2) while cutting SS.

Why is Obama even negotiating with the enemy? Why? I need a really good explanation.

Hacking scandal: is this Britain's Watergate?

What happens this week could lock Democrats into the minority

Jesus never left Chicago, but he might have gone to Karachi.

The 'Don't Steal From Medicare For Socialized Medicine' Phenomenon

What No One Says About The Job Numbers

Why Are We Doing The Opposite Of What Works? - DailyKos

Pot is the new gay

This is an amazing panel discussion including a News Of The World Journalist and

Whether you choose to see the Fukushima fallout as safe depends on the perspective you adopt

Honor Those Who Said 'No' To Torture

Must Watch BBC host tears into News of the World staffer

Must Watch BBC host tears into News of the World staffer

From Michelle Bachman's FB page

Sandbags, pumps battle leak (this is Omaha Steve's plant!)

We're at a crossroads with the Democratic Party

Where are the jobs?

"The Revelation May Have Come From A Republican Source At The White House"

How we fund our capitalism sickens me.

Terrafugia Transition: Flying Car Approved For Road Use By NHTSA

105 to 110 degree weather from Kansas City to New Orleans!

Obama: political sacrifices needed for debt deal

Northern Calif man celebrates 'Odd Day'

DEA Crackdown on medical marijuana ahead?

Recognize the real battle we are in.

Toon: News of the World

Anne LaBastille dies at 77; naturalist inspired women to explore outdoors

A budget deal all but guarantees that people on Medicare will feel the pain.

Bill Maher Openly, Proudly “Equates The Casey Anthony Verdict With Republican Thinking” - VIDEO

Anyone else having trouble with gmail today?

There is no evidence that the federal debt is responsible for joblessness (NYT)

Mail-order hymens available to Canadians

Trailing G.O.P. With Cameras, Seeking Gaffes

Obama: Debt talks a rare chance for bipartisan deal to "make sure government lives within its means"

Well, so much for OBAMA being a "Socialist"

The power of makeup (and not the old Bush joke)

Man 'tried to set petrol station on fire' because there were no sausage rolls

Would you push this button?

FDA threatens to take your nuts

How and where to cut the budget - Special Operations

News of the Word Editor tries to defend their position

Deficit Talks Scaled Back Over Tax Increases

The Republican Plan Nears Fruition

self delete...

A tale of two cities, El Paso Tx and Frimley, Surrey, UK

Portrait of a freeper about to be "zotted"

Afghan Bodyguard Kills Two From NATO Coalition

Recovery in Joplin marred by incivility

D.A.: Philly's new pot policy just makes sense ... and saves dollars

Man Breaks Into Sex Shop, 'Attempting Sexual Relations' With Blow-Up Doll

Mother Jones: Scary Maps of the New Climate Normal

Hoover Was No Budget-Cutter

God-Dammit. Any political system that allows the party that's out of power to have so much clout...

My rebuttal to Ann Coulter's "government workers worse than the unemployed" comment

7.0 QUAKE JAPAN BREAKING

7.0 QUAKE JAPAN BREAKING

Firing Line: The Grand Coalition Against Teachers

Did anyone consider that bluedogs lost in the midterm because they caved on HCR, and gave us no

7.1 earthquake strikes Japan; tsunami advisories issued

Why I am frustrated and will vote for Obama

Web training may suffice for Wisconsin concealed-carry gun law

Phone-hacking scandal: is this the tipping point for Murdoch's empire?

Hypothetical Eisenhower vs. Obama election 2012

Hypothetical Eisenhower vs. Obama election 2012

Sarah Palin...calls Obama "sugar daddy" on face book post..

BreakingNews! Breaking News! From Twitter!!!!

Mr. President, please consider these words-as you continue your discussions on the debt ceiling

Democrats and the Social Security Messaging Fail

Support the President!

Maliki, Senior US Delegation (With Names) Mull US Troops Presence in Iraq After 2011

After 30 years of assault, the radical right nears its nirvana of burning government to the ground.

WI Darling recall direct mail pieces

The Boehner goes smaller

Where would we be if we hadn't lost the House?

The scope of the Republican victory.

Disregard

US Taxpayers Just Paid $780 Million To Fund The Latest Greece Bailout Tranche (paid to hedge funds)

Mad at Obama

republicans will own a default. lock. stock. barrel.

Plan for a purge

Meet an extraordinary woman: Taking Fight Back to Wichita, Doctor Seeks Abortion Clinic

News just in: Crybaby Johnny B. rejects the President's bargain offer

Sunday Talk Shows, July 10

How many public employees did Republican Governors lay off last month

So... Is The Sunday Night Meeting At The WH Off ??? - Or...

So... Is The Sunday Night Meeting At The WH Off ??? - Or...

Union urges member action to stop debt deal

Jobs reports proves Bush tax cuts failed, tax cuts don't create jobs

Vote for Barack Obama OR ELSE... "Else" being repub rule, fascism, detention camps, or worse.

Naive question on the current Debt Ceiling impasse.

How The U.S. Will Likely (Unjustifiably) Extradite Julian Assange - (1 Day To Hearing)

The 'Nuclear Option' Now BACK on the table Mr. President

Pelosi On Key Social Security Cut: ‘The Dirty Rotten Devil’s In The Dirty Rotten Details’ - TPMDC

Georgia Repukes hard at work saving those American jobs from the Dirty Mexicans:

The problem I have with the 11D Chess scenario is..

Sympathy For Obama - He Has to Deal With a Lot of Assholes

Sympathy For Obama - He Has to Deal With a Lot of Assholes

Shouldn't it go back to being called the Department Of War?

From FB tonight - this is what we are dealing with....Jeebus.

The "grand bargain" thing appears to have blown a tire.

Panetta Slips Up on Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan (US to Keep 70,000 Until End of 2014)

doesn't he ever frickin' learn?

How many former GOTV will be out in the streets for 2012

Gay-OK: Marcus Bachmann doesn't "have a problem with" homosexuals who want to "stay" homosexuals

Hotmail and Facebook co-opted.

Bristol Palin book sales are so low that..

The lack of empathy is the central reason for our predicament(s)

" I intend to remove all U.S. troops from Iraq ...

Could Murdoch deputy Hinton take the fall?

Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Ahead? (The Obama Administration's Bait and Switch)

If the US defaults, who's going to bail us out?

“The Far Left” used to be called “Middle America.”

Good bye, Middle Class America. Welcome to the land of the Slaves.

43 weapons recovered in Phoenix by DEA linked to ATF scandal

Four Reasons Why Pfc. Bradley Manning Deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Not a Prison Cell

Four Reasons Why Pfc. Bradley Manning Deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Not a Prison Cell

Here's The New "Democratic" Plan

Here's The New "Democratic" Plan

FDR faced a third-party threat in 1935 which he worked to destroy through stealthy means.

FDR faced a third-party threat in 1935 which he worked to destroy through stealthy means.

Basically, We are Nuts

Michelle You Can Have My Pornography When You Pry It From My Wet Hairy Hands

DCCC Chair Steve Israel: Caving On Medicare Benefits Would Devastate Candidate Recruitment - DlyKos

President Obama in Weekly Remarks: "...addressing the challenges in programs like medicare"

Fix the fucking deficit by raising fucking revenue, God Dammit

The chained-CPI proposal (SS reduction) was picked up a couple weeks already

Oh, lord, I am speechless. A "Birther Summit" is being organized.

Woman faces jail time for planting vegetable garden in front yard

A Look Deep Inside The Conservative Mind

For those feeling sorry for Obama, remember his cabinet is full of

Sen. Russell Pearce (R. Ariz.) Recall: Enough signatures to force a Re-election.

In the Texas death case just tell Mexico

Icelandic town hopes angry elves have been soothed by songs

All these tax cuts are creating more millionaires... more rich people who often vote

All these tax cuts are creating more millionaires... more rich people who often vote

President Obama Punches The Hippy

The Republicans can and WILL use any Social Security cuts against Obama

Tony Blair: New Labour died when I handed over to Gordon Brown

So Boner and the Pukes blinked!!! Could not agree to an BIG Obama proposal (because they don't

An earthquake happens in Japan and there's posts about it before geologists' beepers....

Wait, Did the USDA Just Deregulate All New Genetically Modified Crops?

How Dems should handle the Paul Ryan "Wine-gate Scandal":

(Brooks/Murdoch) OK, cognoscienti--WTF is THIS about?

Feds: Pot has no medical purpose

150,000 square foot abandoned hospital being converted into homes for motel housed poor

Hi, are there any other Dave Emory fans out there?

Unless you - - and that means YOU - are willing to get rid of the huge military - - we'll be broke

50% of American workers do not pay taxes!

Attention DU legal experts!

Rupert Murdoch is now facing "colossal fines". Enough to cripple Newscorp? Enough to damage FOX?

Casey Anthony case inspires Maryland Legislation

So, what's the whiplash going to feel like around here if Obama is playing 11D Chess?

I need a good charity that "Helps the poor" - for my daughter

What could Obama do to stimulate the economy

What could Obama do to stimulate the economy

Where are the jobs, Mr Boehner??

The There's Plenty of Money Act of 2012

Forgive all credit card debts...

It's become increasing clear to me that what we are seeing is just Disaster Capitalism...

Our community garden so far this year. Photo album.

Well We Can Always Hope That THIS Is What's Going On...

Bernie Sanders: Alleged Obama Cutbacks on Social Security Would Sink Many Seniors Into Poverty

Boehner Blinked.

Boehner Blinked.

Is Marijuana Easy to Come By Where You Live?

Social security systems can never become insolvent if the government has a sovereign currency.

Social security systems can never become insolvent if the government has a sovereign currency.

Social security systems can never become insolvent if the government has a sovereign currency.

Wow. Even The Economist is calling bullshit on the GOP

that was then, this is now

Was Dwight D. Eisenhower a better Democrat than President Obama?

The people who tried to overthrow FDR in 1933 had kids.

Answers to the Friday Afternoon Challenge...and another little treat for you!

How bad is it? Pawn shops, payday lenders are hot

I drove 127 miles each way today to mow my Mom's lawn.

The Average Social Security Check is $1000 a Month…..

Republicans LOVE deficits! Since the 70s, deficits have been a matter of 'STB' DOGMA

$350.00 for a bottle of wine is flat out expensive.

A Looming Betrayal by: William Rivers Pitt

A Looming Betrayal by: William Rivers Pitt

Sarah Palin imploded, Beck is essentially gone, Tea Party rallies struggle to fill a phone booth

Tribe Meets White Man for the First Time

Wow... Just WOW...

Wow... Just WOW...

United Nations: The USA has violated international law

Sen. Ron Johnson (POS-WI) talks healthcare and communism

Pure gold from 1995. Op ed from Third Way prez Cowan calling to privatize Social Security.

Obama's sell outs and why a normal person should be concerned this time around....

We need to get rid of Capitalism

Breaking: .....Papers, Please: Senate President Pearce Has Been Recalled

Major teachers union endorses Obama's re-election

Israel largely fends off pro-Palestinian 'fly-in' activists

Court orders Berlusconi investment company to pay rival €560 million in corruption case

Two Americans Killed in Afghanistan

Phone hacking probe: Murdoch expected in UK amid crisis

Tony Blair: New Labour died when I handed over to Gordon Brown

15 army members accused of 5 north Colombia 'false positive' killings .

James Murdoch could face corporate legal charges in US and UK over News of the World phone hacking

Syrian forces 'ordered to shoot to kill' (Lots of reports from recently defected security forces )

Inmate killed at troubled US Virgin Islands prison that federal gov’t is trying to take over

Terrafugia Transition: Flying Car Approved For Road Use By NHTSA

Could Murdoch deputy Hinton take the fall?

Union urges member action to stop debt deal

Casey Anthony case inspires Maryland Legislation

Opponents ("mostly labor union members") of GA immigration law rally at Capitol

UA(Arizona)-led research sounds alarm on danger of rising sea levels

US summons Syrian ambassador over 'protest filming'

Tsunami Warnings/Advisories (Japan)

BP argues Gulf recovery so strong that future loss claims should end

Panetta: We have al Qaeda 'on the run'

Boehner says broad debt deal unlikely

Call for News review in Australia after hacking scandal

Iraqis fail to agree on whether to ask for some U.S. troops to stay beyond deadline

Industries lobby against voluntary nutrition guidelines for food marketed to kids

U.S. Defers Millions in Pakistani Military Aid

Boehner abandons efforts to reach comprehensive debt-reduction deal

Man who built sprawling 'Phonehenge West' compound is Ordered Jailed

Army amputee thrown from NY roller coaster, dies

What's the difference between Larry King and Casey Kasem?

iPhone photo phun (iPhone, Zagg PhotoPad)

Major quake strikes northeastern Japan

Too cute for words...

Japan's Kan says nuclear clean-up could take decades

GAH! I hate it when I have to restore my iPod

Knockoff much?

High drama as monkeys wed in India

I prefer a #1 pencil to a #2 pencil.

Eric Cantor is...

NOLABEAR, white courtesy phone! MFM's thread is up to 285 posts!

Thanks for the warning.....

Calling all my brother and sister dorks ,dweebs,nerds,and spazzes

Morning Wang

Folk singer Facundo Cabral killed in Guatemala

"My Pappy said 'son, you're gonna drive me to drinkin'....

Don't blame me.

the great forgotten southern rock band...Blackfoot

I'm thinking about going back to school again

Dylan's new song about woman who takes, aches just like a woman but doesn't break like a little girl

This is a vanity thread . . .

I love this song

Army Of Me

Eric Cantor Hit By Democrats For Potentially Profiting From U.S. Default

How many cats do you count?

PHOTO: It's like a Mt. Saint Helens of SQUEEEEE, just erupting all over the effin' place.

Harold Camping: ‘What I meant was the end of the News of the World’

From the YouTube series "Cooking With Dog".."How to Make Okonomiyaki (Japanese Assorted Pancake)"

I need a rice cooker for various grains

Should I get breast implants, borrow a baby, and head off to Olive Garden?

I just had the most bad-fucking ass idea!!!

I promise

What is your favorite homemade pizza topping. A friend of mine once

What is your favorite homemade pizza topping. A friend of mine once

Dupe

Can someone check this link to see if it works correctly

Walking In Space

I've Known Rivers

Magic Love

Stories From the Road: Workin' Hard

How are bananas still 52 cents a pound?

I want my money back

PHOTO: In the early days of "Penthouse," Bob Guccione hired whatever photgraphers he could afford

Iranian commander: US aircraft carriers target if Islamic Republic attacked

poor fat lazy buddy guy

Saturday, July 9. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

Sucker Punch… Damn good movie

I need a maine coon cat

my once in a while beg to support local non kill animal rescues

I know this sounds awful but I thought Betty Ford died ages ago

What's the best place to put a dildo?

are you attending 'National No Bra Day'?

I have been gone for a few weeks, I did miss the Lounge.

What was the worst part about Indiana Jones 4?

Get on the pig and hold on tight!

Kind of chilly out today - not even 100 f.

I was at church one time with my sister and her then boyfriend. He was making fun of our

Cuts to Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare Should be Non-Negotiable. Here's Why!

Major protest underway in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

Re: A real Birthday Gift for POTUS

Another One Bites the Dust

House liberals launch drive to coalesce Dems against Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security cuts

Face it - Obama has our number

Medicaid: More than Just Numbers (WH)

TNR: Cost of Extending Bush Tax Cuts to Households Making over $1 Million

Wake up Mr. President! You may have just lost the independent voters

Lifetime Cost of Shuttle Program: $196 Billion. AIG Bailout: $182 Billion.

The Economist: “The Republicans are playing a cynical political game. SHAME ON THEM”

“I am proud to declare that the United States formally recognizes the Republic of South Sudan”

The Hill has more details of Kent Conrad's budget...

WHY hasn't the Prez made clear that he'll only consider the debt ceiling on its own...

NYT: Deficit Talks Scaled Back Over Tax Increases

Quotes on Tax Cuts

Allan Grayson trying to be interviewed by a FOX dickhead

I wish Bernie Sanders would run for President

Any response from the WH on Boehner's decision to call it

So yet again we have a serviceman who was about to be discharged

PROGRESSIVE caucus defends Obama on Social Security but most DU post bash him?

Suppose they just vote on the debt ceiling, nothing else

Boehner Rejects Obama's Grand Bargain On Debt Ceiling - complains that WH insisted on tax hikes...

Plain and simple.

Was the "lesser of two evils" sentiment this prevalent before Clinton's second term?

68% of Democratic voters prefer compromise over principle?

Just vote for the GOP then....

Suppose Obama makes some painful concessions now

WH Statement: "We cannot ask the middle-class and seniors to bear all the burden..."

WH Statement: "We cannot ask the middle-class and seniors to bear all the burden..."

Private payrolls rise by 157,000 in June: ADP

GOP Source: Obama "Demanding major, unambiguous tax hikes."

I have asked this 8 ways of Sunday, read other ops. and no one has told me yet...cuts

I'm vacationing in WV soon. What do I need to know?

"You can't raise taxes on the job creators...you can't raise taxes on the job creators..."

Dear President Obama, some advice

One of the patients of Bachman's clinic has come forward

President Perry.

I am really tired of people speaking about the President as if he's stupid

A trial balloon does not require a direct quote. In fact...

MoveOn.org Vs. Barack Obama

Ryan Chittum Reports on the Rupert Murdoch Media Scandal in Britain 2 of 2

Mother of dead soldier says Rupert Murdoch's phone tappers should be in court

Countdown with Keith Olbermann - MURDOCH SCANDAL GOES GLOBAL

Will News Corp Survive the Scandal? (Countdown - Keith Olbermann)

Space Shuttle Atlantis Final Launch

Ron Paul & Ralph Nader: A Libertarian-Progressive Alliance?

Houston Mayor Annise Parker attacked for being gay

Kucinich:Obama Is Demonstratin More Of An Interest In Nation Building Abroad Than Rebuilding Here

Young Turks: Racist Chase Employee Has Man Arrested?

Hugh Grant: How I exposed hacking

Max Keiser On the Edge with Steve Keen - (brilliant economic breakdown)

'Shoot On Sight' Orders In Karachi

Interesting: 'Anonymous' Recent Activity & History

Marcus Bachmann talks about Justin Bieber and prom dresses

Drug Policy Alliance’s Ethan Nadelmann to Bill Maher: 'POT IS THE NEW GAY'

Bill Maher: GOP 'getting away with murder', like Casey Anthony Jury

Marijuana Use Studies - A History, with Ethan Russo, MD

Debt Ceiling Charade a Move to the Right

Joseph Stiglitz, Barney Frank Respond to 'Reckless Endangerment' Allegations

Honduras' very own war on terror

Spain's Rubalcaba launches election campaign {socialist}

Chinese inflation hits three-year high

Guardian UK: Amazon has eaten our beloved Book Depository

Champagne Harvest Is Set to Start at Earliest Since 1822 After Dry Weather

Krugman: This groupthink on the deficit sounds like the rush to invade Iraq; Insanity

David Sirota: The Finland Phenomenon

(Japan) Nuclear power industry's deceptiveness appalling

Jose Vargas joins fight for immigration reform after he admits: I am an illegal alien

With Wal-Mart’s Sex Suit Win, the Joke’s on Women: Susan Antilla

Greece has woken up to debtocracy

Murdoch's malign influence must die with the News of the World

How Dracula Hedge Funds Are Sucking Us Dry

Deficit Talks Scaled Back Over Tax Increases.

Roger Ailes Explains Why FOX News Never Hacks

Paul Krugman: The Fatalist Temptation

Being Anti-War Is Not a Crime -- But That's Not Stopping the FBI From Raiding Activists' Homes

Over more than three decades, no one dared question the perversion of politics by and for Rupert Mur

News Corp would do well not to keep it in the Murdoch family

Why is the Most Wasteful Government Agency Not Part of the Deficit Discussion?

There's No Recovery Because the Government Made it Official Policy Not to Prosecute Fraud

The House of Saud paranoia by Pepe Escobar

William Pitt - Looming Betrayal

What Have American Unions Ever Done For Us?

Debt Ceiling 101: 5 Things You Should Know

On Using the Chained CPI for Social Security Cost of Living Adjustments (Dean Baker)

Google Profits From Tax Credit for $750M Energy Plan

Bill would let federal health researchers ban certain chemicals (CNN)

Over-fished tuna in 'hot water', study finds

SDG&E Signs Renewable Contracts for Nearly 200 MW of Green Energy

Italy solar capacity to hit 30 GW in 2020-Enel CEO

Mitsubishi Electric, MMNA debut solar-powered EV charging station

Sungevity plans to hire 200 to 300 employees by year's end

Los Angeles LADWP proposes to re-start Solar Incentive Program with double funding

Spanish solar jobs to shine in Ohio

Sharks Fin Soup Bans Don't Stop Strong Demand

Younger, thinner, melting faster than expected

"I will evacuate to the grave. I am sorry."

Solar-powered neighborhood opens in Antelope Valley (California)

"I thought nuclear plants would be safe. But now, I want to fight to protect my daughter"

Citizens' radiation fears beyond crisis zone mount

Canadian Governments Dish Out $876 Million for Shell's Oil Sands Carbon Capture Project

Church pianist Lillian Greene retires after 77 years of playing for the Lord (video)

Wisdom vs. Enlightenment

Atheist groups say Army should promote their rock concerts, too

Atheists are 100% Certain There is No God - What Dictionary?

Who's winning the race?

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