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China to allow faster currency appreciation: analysts

WI isn't done yet. 2 more races next Tues. One GOPer is an UltraTeaWhacko. Help defeat her please.

WI isn't done yet. 2 more races next Tues. One GOPer is an UltraTeaWhacko. Help defeat her please.

pointing the finger

Stocks In Japan Down 2% After Dow Drops 520 Points

England riots: pressure to scrap police cuts as Birmingham mourns its dead

Robt Reich: No bold jobs plan because Rs would oppose it. But COULD they if jobs and stiumulus

Michigan Attorney General Goes After Medical Marijuana Law

New twitter hash #ImMadAsHellBecause going viral

Well said, Patrick Henry!

Wisconsin isn't over yet. 2 more races next Tues. Gotta defeat the TeaWhacko Kim Simac.

KPFA Berkeley: "Guns and Butter"

Rolling Stone - "Rupert Murdoch's American Scandals" - Its Not Just In The UK, Great Read

Rolling Stone - "Rupert Murdoch's American Scandals" - Its Not Just In The UK, Great Read

Please! Give more tax money to Job Creators and it'll fix the economy.

Guardian blog

The U.S. Military’s Plan for London-Like Riots

Could it happen here? NYPD think so.the form unit to monitor social media sites for potential mayhem

Neo-Nazis tricked by T-shirt that changed message after it was washed

The Bill Press Show - on Now!

News Corp profits fall on sale of MySpace website

News Corp profits fall on sale of MySpace website

Quinn moves to abolish controversial legislative scholarships

Female bombers hit Pakistan police at blast site

E.J. Dionne - "Wisconsin recall: Conservatives win, liberals gain" - Nice Analysis

"Pro-union NLRB alarms employers" - Obama's Strong Stand For Organized Labor Upsets Corporate Attys

She's back!...Palin Bus Tour heads to Iowa..

Even MURDOCH hates Roger Ailes!

Even MURDOCH hates Roger Ailes!

Remember that MA upgrade Romney was bragging about last week?

New Poll: "Most Americans Want To Legalize Marijuana"

Does anyone think that the riots in London have been egged on by agent provocateurs?

Five Questions: 1. Are all of our problems somehow connected to President Obama?

DREAM Act a Win-Win: Good for Immigrant Women and Good for Economy

Are Moderates Closet Liberals or Conservatives?

Dumb Ass Commission II

I feel like my life has just gone from heaven to hell within the past 2 weeks

I feel like my life has just gone from heaven to hell within the past 2 weeks

Does information and discussions on radio and television ever reach the President's ears? Or is he

Citizen Group Tracks Down Japan's Radiation

Non Sequitur Toon: The Shortest Lines

Margaret Jensvold, Maryland Mom Who Killed Son Ben Barnhard, Agonized Over School Costs

Here's some Bill Cosby for some much needed comic relief

Crazy under every rock: The Bachmann campaign

Interactive timeline of all recorded CIA drone strikes

anyone like to caption this pic?

Bill Opposing Health and Safety Secrecy Introduced in Senate…Again

Bill Opposing Health and Safety Secrecy Introduced in Senate…Again

Auth Toon- Guilty of Class Warfare!

Anerucabs: what should be done?

Bank of America's back-door TARP: Fannie Mae paid $500 million for deteriorating portfolio of loans

US drone strikes in Pakistan have killed 168 children so far

Good on Obama for not calling Congress back from vacation.

Portraits of Grief from 9/11 - and my Declaration of Hope from that day.

I hate to bust the Reich Wanker/Tea Party's big bubble but...

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette wants to "modify" voter-approved medical marijuana law

"No Jobs" fair held in New Hampshire

Democratic rallying cry should be: If you don't like the government, then stay out of it!

Did Rachel and Steve Benen discuss an idea that might work?

SPIDERS IN YOUR HAIR!

Newsweek is EVIL!

Newsweek is EVIL!

Market Analysis

The Pentagon's Fake Jihadists

50 Years of Agent Orange

How to Save a Quarter Trillion Dollars

W.Va. town rescinds Marcellus gas drilling ban 5-3

Rachel Maddow videos are the only ones I actively look for regularly

The H.Y.P.O.C.R.I.S.Y. Act: Making politicians mean what they say, or else...

Why I can't be mad at Newsweek for the pic they chose of Michele Bachmann

Who Bank Rolls Super Congress?

Iran names street after Rachel Corrie

"If we're hobbits, then he's a gremlin"

is our congress the best money can buy?

is our congress the best money can buy?

Water as Basic Human Right Has a Market Price, Says U.N. Chief

The Monkees cut short 45th anniversary tour

Black Conservative Amy Holmes Becomes Glenn Beck Anchor

Law officers say North Dakota's new texting-and-driving ban is not easy to enforce

Native Son

So I see "One and Done" threads are now fashionable here at DU?

So I see "One and Done" threads are now fashionable here at DU?

So I see "One and Done" threads are now fashionable here at DU?

Dylan Ratigan: Three Ways Our Government Could Trigger the Creation of Many More Private Sector Jobs

Dog missing for year after car crash heading home to Michigan

Live Coverage of the British Parliamentary statements on the riots and looting

The best kind of tax!

JSF Program or Universal Health care + upgraded F/A -18 variants?

Howard Dean's take on Wisconsin, On Daily Kos.

This deserves it's own thread

Americans’ Economic Confidence Plummets

Allen West: Country Is at "DEFCON 1

DUers -What do Bush and Cameron share in common? n/t

"I and da Guys, yous know some mokes from over on west 33rd...

Five U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan, Pentagon says

BNY Mellon cutting 1,500 jobs-moving to "low cost growth centers" Pittsburgh, Manchester, India

Blogger charged with threatening Joe Lieberman

John Nichols Knows Something About Wisconsin That Fox News Will Never Tell You

Ryan's Budget - Roadmap to nowhere review...

Doctor bars guide dog from waiting room

Mark My Words: He is one and done

Victory in Wisconsin

Sciencey coolness

Arctic ice melt could pause for several years, then resume again

Trying to Slay the Citizens United Dragon

Matt Taibbi Reveals The Most Outrageous 'Holiday' Ever

Koch money aids in Wisconsin right-wing agenda

Dem Congressman who called Tea Party "terrorists" - "Who's going to fire up our troops?"

11 years old. WOW!

Bors Toon= Democratic Election Slogans for 2012

The Rude Pundit: God Does Not Want Rick Perry to Run for President

U.S. to give $17 million more in Horn of Africa aid

-- Love me, I'm a liberal

Boy mauled by dog - family has no insurance - can you help?

Maine’s health insurance panel composed almost entirely of industry members (GOP/LePage suckage)

Thursday TOONS part 2- Weak Economy

Boy, I guess you could call this a real "carrot and stick approach"

Scores of police brutality cases prompt federal investigations

Leno on the price of gas.

Africa to send troops, food parcels to UK as riots spread

Florida teabagger values in action ("I got mine - now I want yours")

Huge Solar Flares In Next Decade Could Cause Year-Long Blackouts, and Nuclear Crises Says NOAA

Bachmann starred in movie warning public education would spark new Holocaust

Pastor, 2 others found guilty in Medicare fraud

Thursday TOONS part 3- T-baggers

Thursday TOONS part 4- Stock Market blues

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial: If U.S. is serious about debt, there's a single-payer solution

Famine in the Horn of Africa: How to help (MSNBC)

A SuperCongress for Jobs? Pish Posh! - FDL

Why do we like roads and bridges so much more than renewables and energy efficiency?

Why do we like roads and bridges so much more than renewables and energy efficiency?

U.S. Navy Vet Sues Donald Rumsfeld for Torture in Iraq

Thursday TOONS part 6- Riots and the rest

"Fox Dismissed Default Worries, Complained Of "Fearmongering" Over Consequences"

English AntiRiot "Operation Cup Of Tea" Campaign Has 300,000+ Fans & Trending Massively On Twitter

Former GE engineer who helped build Fukushima nuclear plant says meltdown began before tsunami hit

I know what you are NOT

DOD Identifies Service Members Killed In CH-47 Crash

Losing a home and marking a homecoming

Colbert creates PR campaign to fight ‘irresistibly cool’ Mormons

Right of Refusal: Why I Reject, but refuse to Denounce The London Riots

Most Americans can't afford a $1,000 emergency expense

Americanselect.org....Good idea or ????

An email from the CEO of Robb Report Magazine

Pelosi picks: Clyburn, Becerra, and Van Hollen for Super Congress.

Catfood Commission II

Verizon: Avoiding Taxes, Squeezing Workers, Raking it In

Michele Bachmann's pro-slavery mentors.

Federal Law requires the Government, in particular the President and Federal Reserve to create jobs!

Lieberman condemns 'one-sided' media coverage of Israel's social protests

What Jim Cramer just said in the tv machine is true

Why We Should Applaud Baseball’s Bruce Bochy for Calling Out Hate Speech

Why We Should Applaud Baseball’s Bruce Bochy for Calling Out Hate Speech

New GOP Strategy Involves Reelecting Obama

A cynical thought.

Did Mark Cuban Predict The Market Crash?

Richard Clarke suggests the CIA tried to recruit 9/11 hijackers—then covered it up.

Drought deepens in South; Texas driest in century

From JFK To September 11, Conspiracy Theories Thrive

Does anyone know the source of: Romney made his fortune by downsizing hospital professional staff?

Nancy Pelosi announces final members of ‘super Congress’

There is one truth that we will have to learn until the system is changed

Clarification.

The reason the student gave for killing his principal puts all educators on alert.

Why Rick Perry Is Headed To The White House

Support Verizon Workers and ‘Adopt a Store’

Tonight on Coast to coast: FDA Raids

You can be considered 'overqualified" for an apartment rental

Soldier comes home to find real enemy is bank taking his home.

Conservative groups present DHHS 'sting' video (OKeefe, Maine & Fail)

"the percentage of people who can swing an election is teeny-tiny"

Free Diver Pursues World Records at Deadly Depths

Radical Christian group believes Gov. Perry will lead U.S. to godly government

Radical Christian group believes Gov. Perry will lead U.S. to godly government

Voter nails Romney on Social Security and Medicare

Did the S&P tip off the banks ahead of their downgrade of US debt.

The S&P Downgrade - Was it a Preemptive Strike Against Prosecution? (video)

'Granny's boob job': 83-year-old Santa Ana woman ignites debate

Does Secularism Make People More Ethical?

President = no vacation / congress = five weeks....i love the msm

Ten biggest threats to Americans:

Thursday TOONS part 5- GOP'ers

Secret Papers Reveal Truth Behind Soviet Collapse

U.S.'s top Medicare official: Don't cut health care to balance budget

The Recall of Scott Walker can begin 11/4/11 - Pledge to sign

Pakistan Kept Bin Laden Safe In Return For Saudi Cash, New Account Claims

Ann Coulter to Serve as Honorary Chair of GOProud’s Advisory Council

Ann Coulter to Serve as Honorary Chair of GOProud’s Advisory Council

Barbara Ehrenreich: "Turning Poverty into an American Crime"

The Obama Administartion is anti business because they want health insurance companies to pay for

Self-deleted by member

Village officials indicted for lying to environmental regulators for more than 20 years

conservatives to blame for yesterdays stock market rout

The 27TH Amendment

Muslims must denounce terror, while Islamophobes get a pass

Ex-girlfriend files $50 million suit against Soros

Tea Party Rep: Bank Should Have Known I Wouldn't Be Able To Repay $2.2 Million Loan

Wisconsin’s Warning to Union-Busters

NASA awards $10 million flight services contract to seven firms

Radical Christian group believes Gov. Perry will lead U.S. to godly government

The stock market is like a roulette wheel...

Andrea Mitchell just said 'real props' and wasn't referring to lamps or chairs.

LinkedIn Adds Users' Names, Photos to Ads

Right-wing extremists tricked by 'Trojan' T-shirts

Bernie Madoff's pants protect your iPad for $500

The Craigslist Welfare Program: Will It Work?

It's the Free Trade, Stupid (Good Read)

Approaching the close, the Dow is UP 540 and still rising.

TeaParty /JohnBirchers/ LaRouchie JEOPARDY-

F**k right off, Rep. Peter King

A despicable attack on a local labor leader - San Diego

Obama LIVE on MSNBC, CNN

Why I Take To The Streets For Peace

The Atlantic: Can the Middle Class Be Saved?

Haiti: WikiLeaks Cables Expose How U.S. Blocked Aristide’s Return After 2004 Coup

Sanders & 22 other senators to McConnell 8/11: Job creation should be super committee's top priority

Fox Wrong Again On The Global Temperature Record

RT News: "Torture trial for Rumsfeld? 'Abused' US contractors file suit"

Thursday TOONS part 1- Who killed the economy

Romney: "Corporations are people my friend"

Romney: "Corporations are people my friend"

Did you hear the recordding of Mittens at a twon hall that Randy Rhodes played today?

All About Obama: A President Without an Ideology

"Rick Perry has never lost an election in his life".....CNN

Good weekend for staying away from CSpan

Can the UK be trusted with the 2012 Olympics?....

Hartmann's got a bratty little prick on today

Grrrrr...HELP!! (please)

Who is this guest on Ratigan (Miller)

Romney: ‘Corporations Are People, My Friend’ (VIDEO) - TPMDC

If, according to Mittens, corporations are people, and if the goal of most corporations is to

Watchdogs File Complaints Against Two More Pro-Romney ‘Phantom Companies’ - TPMDC

Rachel Tabachnick at Talk to Action has got our backs, folks

Bachmann Starred In Movie Warning Public Education Would Spark New Holocaust - RawStory/MoJo

Verizon Strike...

Jim Hightower: Bankers keep running with illegal foreclosures

BREAKING NEWS: God Speaks Out Against The Right-Wing

Anyone here have good experience with online pharmacies? Wal-greens just bought out our local one

Is this not simply the best pictorial metaphor for the repubs' relationship with America?

Can we bring home SOME troops at least?! Today? PLEASE?!

Bernie Sanders:Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Hell of a speech just now.

For fun, good & bad, dedicate a song to Pres. Obama.

Jon Walker On Foreclosures Plan: There Always Seems to Be an Unnecessary Corporate Middle Man

opportunity knocks in the UK riots

Peas....

George Bush is back in the name of his lil

Rick Perry's Gardasil Problem

Pennsylvania judge gets 28 years in 'kids for cash' case

More and more talk of a center right pol in the media

More and more talk of a center right pol in the media

Elizabeth Warren is taking steps to challenge Sen. Scott Brown

How Do You Spell 'Awesome' In Four Letters?

I gasped when I saw this. This is serious.

Mitt Romney says ‘corporations are people’

FOX News praises 'UK President' Cameron's decisive leadership

Study reveals 168 child deaths in Pakistan drone war

Question? Has the Stock mood swing?

Police Officer Seeks Criminal Charges Against Woman Who Videotaped Police Beating - RawStory

$500 iPad cases from Madoff's trousers

sarah palin thinks the american people are really, really, really, really stupid

UK riots: Jaguar Land Rover boss joins chorus of business concern

Remember this, Grover Norquist specifically said letting temporary

Who benefits more from public services?

6 Travel Companies Stop Funding Antigay Groups

The film 'The Help' and California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights - Bill AB889

Double-Dip Recession? How Our Dysfunctional Political Class Has Made Another Grueling Collapse Far L

iPhones but not pencils? A teacher's plea.

"Inquiry under way into how to clamp down on social media" (UK)

Move To Amend forum in Syracuse NY on Sunday

Elizabeth Warren Gearing Up For Senate Run, Announcement To Come Post Labor Day

Stock market up 4% today........crossed 11,000

I'll say it again....and I'll say it until I turn Blue!!!

Geez. ABC leads with "You'll probably see the next

Did Mark Cuban Predict the Market...

Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL), lead congressional lapdog in breaking USPS' unions

Will Bachmann implode when Perry gets in?

Dallas hospital "no longer meets requirements to participate in Medicare program"

Mike Luckovich --

CBO Schools Tea Party Frosh in Basic Economics

One man, Rupert Murdoch, with his international corporate media, has had so much influence

Obama’s Congressional Test - Michael Tomasky/DailyBeast

Sen. McCaskill is Not For Extending Unemployment Benefits Because Republicans Are Against It

Why does Obama embrace austerity?

Not the ONION: We really got it going on here in PA lately...it's almost funny:

You know... it really does not matter which bat shit crazy repug gets their nod

Rep. Cory Gardner Tells Constituent Concerned About Outsourcing to Just Find a New Employer

New right-wing meme: Obama knows how to fix the economy, but he just won't do it

Petition Seeks to Out Felix Unger and Oscar Madison

www.mydemocraticstore.com/ SALE!

Simple Questions

Need DU opinions...

Super Congress: Fly On The Wall

I hear on TV in the other room while reading on DU, Florida Governor fighting Obama healthcare

Could A President Legally Bypass Congress And Implement A Trillion Dollar Stimulus Plan?

The Mittness Protection Program

The Mittness Protection Program

MoJo: Rick Scott's Healthcare Plan - He pays 4/5 less than the Capitol janitors

App Lets Drivers Auction Public Parking Spaces

England's experiment with handling the chronically unemployed:

A Visit to the Warehouse of Soul-Crushing Dreams

Rep. Becerra Supporter Touts Seat on Debt Committee in Fund-Raising Pitch

Obama paid addtention to the criticism over the past few days

Dish Network CEO: Dish will stop marketing to Lower-Income Customers....Looking for a "better class

Top Secret Rick Perry fundraising e-mail makes it onto the internet for all to see :)

So... I Gotta Ask... Is There Any Evidence That Sane Republicans Are...

Corporate Cash Holdings Have Grown 59 Percent Since 2008

Anger at Congress surfaces at town hall meetings in Georgia

One reason to hope Rick Perry is the rightie's nominee for Prez

Romney in shouting match with crowd at Iowa fair

LMAO,,, on Perry's fundraising effort and super duper secret email

The GOP's war on the NLRB isn't just about airplanes and unions

The five most controversial behaviors in restaurants

This is still happening?Large Corporations Are Getting Tax Cuts to Send Jobs Overseas and Pocket Big

LOL - link just tweeted by ThinkProgress: arecorporationspeople.com

Tonight's GOPer debate . . . . its on Comedy Central, right?

Who is carrying di ReTHUG debate?

Who is carrying di ReTHUG debate?

Who is broadcasting the debate tonight?

Horn of Africa

Remember the giant crystal caves found in Mexico a few years ago

Run Perry, Run! Please?

Willard Romney showed very poor temperament today. Will it get Dean Scream publicity?

Another snapshot of Max Baucus - a Reid appointment to the Deficit Reduction Super Committee

Colbert: "Donating to Obama is like smoking pot; everything feels new for a while until one day

Just started "unfriending" people on face book who post right wing bullshit.

Tea Party Rep: Bank Should Have Known I Wouldn't Be Able To Repay $2.2 Million Loan

Lightweights and little children eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches at the kids table

Postal Service may cut 120,000 jobs and pull workers out of the current retirement and health plans!

Simple solution to turn this economy around

Well Pelosi appointed a more varied group of

Just a note the head of the Postal Union

I'll give the GOP credit for one thing-- They didn't make Newt a frontrunner

Is FOX actually asking hard questions?!

mmmm Buttery Corn

Los Angeles helps the wealthy but not the little guy

Check Out Bachmann's Auschwitz Warning in her 2002 Movie "Guinea Pig Kids II"

Back when I went to college, in the early 80's, the average cost of attending a four year university

"Working on the deficit right now is like, when your house is burning, asking the firemen to . . . .

Yikes... In An Effort To Avoid Exploding Heads, I'll Just Post The Link...

Pentagon’s Mach 20 Missile Lost Over Pacific — Again

"Girl who has it all is accused of theft."

A tortured choice in famine: Which child lives?

DK very critical of prez and dissing banks on Countdown.

Pawlenty, Bachman, Romney are all toast! They are over with, toast.

So . . . the judge who sold kids into prison got 28 years. What about the guy who owned the prison?

Need some quick help refuting a rethugian

Grand Obstruction Party: LMAO That is good Ed

Dallas DA goes after MERS for millions in unpaid fees.

Dallas DA goes after MERS for millions in unpaid fees.

Draft Matt Damon? Let's draft Tom Hanks first!

Bachmann wants to have it both ways re: her husband.

Beverly Hills police blow up screenwriter's laptop, script

Unusual point in my life. Anyone else struggling (not financially)?

This GOP presidential debate is a "Bat-Shit Crazy" contest

Chris Wallace is putting CNN to shame.

DARPA Launches, Loses Contact With Hypersonic Aircraft

This Is Good... On Corporations As Persons, From Forbes, January, 2010

Who is Rick Perry? Another scarry read.

Townhall: Kevin Yoder makes a big deal out of a Balanced Budget Amendment without mentionning

Is O'Donnell trying to be funny in his call out of Colbert?

U-S-A! U-S-A! British Rioters choose Baseball bats instead of Cricket bats for violence!

UPDATE.....Victory for the 1st Amendment..Renton police drops cartoonist cyberstalking case

UPDATE.....Victory for the 1st Amendment..Renton police drops cartoonist cyberstalking case

The tragic flaw of the national democratic party is that the candidate runs to make......

The tragic flaw of the national democratic party is that the candidate runs to make......

I do not think this country could survive a Romney or Perry Presidency

When wanting repub pals to work with Obama should watch this freak show debate.

We knew she couldn't stay away from all those cameras

These tax questions and answers are hilarious

I just turned on the debate for 2 minutes and learned from Santorum that

So, who's winning the debate, or more precisely

Did Ron Paul just admit that Israel has NW?

Pawlenty just lost: he was pragmatic about abortion

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How Britain flamed the fans of its riot crisis....

Paul v Bachmann, good one.

Will someone please primary Ben Nelson (Neb)

Tax hike on the rich would impact just 3% of taxpayers

This IS the process!

This IS the process!

"Social issues" coming up on republicans say the darndest things!

Er Eh shouldn't the mainstream like actually cover this and stuff?

TPM: BREAKING NEWS—12:27: PELOSI NAMES VAN HOLLEN, CLYBURN AND BECERRA TO DEFICIT COMMITTE

Huntsman good: Do away w NCLB.

Huntsman just lost it for me with "EPA's regulatory reign of terror"

Enthusiasm for Obama Drops Significantly in Latest Washington Post Poll - FDL

Coming up the head of the Postal Union

OMG, Newtie's in this thing

Did Frank Luntz just eat someone?

The Legal Duty to Create Jobs -- Lost in the Debt Ceiling Debate

Rachel Maddow OUTS MSMs Downplay of Rick Perry’s EXTREMIST SUPPORTERS

Liberals Have Been Played for Chumps

*Lawrence show now reviewing repugs debate.

Can I just say I kind of like Huntsman?

Bachmann literally tearing Pawlenty's head off

Is there a resource that details the benefits of the stimulus Obama passed?

13 facts about military spending that will make your head explode.

Tried, I really did.

"Water Man"

London is the most unequal city in the Western world.

Spokesman says Texas Gov. Rick Perry is running for president, announcement planned Saturday

Bachmann truly goulish final thought about Obama.

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Media Matters: Yes, James O'Keefe's Medicaid Sting Is Still A Fraud

My pick for a classic Romney gaff...

Bachmann f*ed up S+P's reason for downgrade.

Ohio man dies 2 months after winning $5M lottery :(

MSNBC is LIVE right now discussing the debate n/t

Gallup:D.C. , Hawaii Most Democratic, Utah Most Republican

The 70s wasn't a very good time economically and yet they still came up with disco.

168 children killed in drone strikes in Pakistan since start of campaign

I'm loving Colbert tonight.

Santorum has the #1 WORST poker face

SEC makes S&P downgrade inquiries

For Conservative Troglodytes Who Might Visit DU...

AP Fact Check on Santorum re government revenue

Can Satire Be Racist? The Daily Show on Obama

Senator Bernie's latest, almost 1/4 of the Senate signs on to letter to CC2

Who won the Repub Debate? Let Us Know.....

Brit youths demonstrate their "disenfranchisement" --by mugging an injured schoolboy:

Ed just blasted Rick Scott...I hope Fl can do what WI is doing!

Inside the abandoned 'ghostscrapers' that litter America

Christine O’Donnell’s Amazon page ‘bombed’ with dildos

I'm thinking of starting my bumper sticker store again..... ok it's open!

Rep. Barney Frank: NPR cut me off because they didn’t like my argument

Keep aaron cutting (Help one who lost all in London)

Can "order" and "freedom" function at the same time or will the USA

Bringing down the Postal Service and the Union. The Prefunding Mandate.

Bringing down the Postal Service and the Union. The Prefunding Mandate.

PERRY beats BUSH

"Congress gave Obama a $2.4 million blank check."

"Congress gave Obama a $2.4 million blank check."

UK Blogger MoronWatch: "Morons, Riots And Amnesia" (More Real Reasons For Riots)

Completing the Theft from the Social Security Trust Fund - FDL

For anyone watching "The Ed Show" about the USPS....

USPS proposes cutting 120,000 jobs, pulling out of health-care plan

GOP 2012 presidential contenders

An anecdote of teabag party shifting

Third Way Democrats face a very difficult messaging problem.

Third Way Democrats face a very difficult messaging problem.

Another take on Wisconsin

A Subversive Document (aka The 2008 Democratic Party Platform)

(We can all relax now) Northrop Grumman Awarded $795 Million in E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Contracts

BREAKING NEWS: Texas being attacked aerially with a clear wet substance

A day after being laid off, Ottawa workers win $7million in the lotto

This is awesome! Romney gets brought down a peg!

WaPo supports onerous USPS prefunding requirements b/c it gives Congress "leverage" to union bust

Fox News poll on who won the debate, currently:

Matt Miller Hits the Nail on the Head.....

Police tell of life during riots: fatigue and hunger under hail of missiles

A glimmer of hope for the future

so a coastguard, a teaching assistant a chef and a hairdresser are UK RIOTERS!!!

The Craigslist Welfare Program: Will It Work?

Dont Panic::: again Part 2

Rick Scott pays less than $400 annually for subsidized health care

Survival of the fittest

Obama defending Rumsfeld's torture.

FLASHBACK! 1990 McConnell Campaign Ad: ‘Everyone Should Pay Their Fair Share, Including The Rich'

Jon Stewart is destroying Megan Kelley's hypocrisy.

Now I've seen everything. Freepers have invaded The Dallas Voice

America's 14 Most Ready to Riot Cities

There needs to be a constitutional challenge to the powers of the "super congress". The

What's this about Katy Perry running for President?

What SB 5 and HB 194 mean for Obama's Ohio campaign

SCRAPS: Top ten reasons to adopt a black cat

German rightwing rock fans tricked in anti-extremist T-shirt stunt

Starbucks CEO cancels church speech

You know, even though Bush was a putz and an awful president...

ALEC violated Minnesota campaign board ruling

Ealing riot (updated): 68 year old man attacked has died :-(

GOD BLESS ANERUCA!

Federal tax Tables 2011-1913

Saw where voter fraud charges have been filed against 3 in North Carolina.

"Submission means respect" -Crazy Eyes Bachmann

Some $30 million was spent by outside groups on the Wisconsin recall

The Master Class (toon)

Feds find 6 year olds working in our Strawberry Fields.

Rep. Barney Frank: NPR cut me off because they didn’t like my argument

Colbert just nicked Romney "Dr Martin Luther Inc"

Colbert just nicked Romney "Dr Martin Luther Inc"

Colbert just nicked Romney "Dr Martin Luther Inc"

Colbert just nicked Romney "Dr Martin Luther Inc"

Mr. President. It's not "those folks in Washington" that are the problem. It's THOSE REPUBLICANS

There is no such thing as a vacation for the President. All it means is that he is not at the White

I've decided to watch the repug debate...

The 28TH Amendment

The Hijacked Crisis

Romney to angry fairgoers: ‘Corporations are people, my friend’

Some Good News: Cancer Cure Breakthrough!

"When He Comes To Walmart He Gets Aroused."

Michele Bachmann's pro-slavery mentors.

Wisconsin Elections bankrolled by the Koch Brothers for about 25 million.

Tea Party Congressman Seeks to Abolish Legal Services Corporation

The irony of David Cameron's riot condemnation - Salon.com

Obama's Gallup approval rating among liberal Democrats for August 1st-7th remains at 83%.

Obama's Gallup approval rating among liberal Democrats for August 1st-7th remains at 83%.

VIDEO: Romney Angrily Confronted Over His Desire To Cut Entitlements While Protecting The Rich

Rep. Lloyd Doggett: A ‘President’ Rick Perry Would Have Americans Praying -- to Survive

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Slams Mitt Romney For Saying “Corporations Are People”

Tax the Rich Bastards at 90% for a Fucking Decade !

Barack Obama does have something in common with Jimmy Carter

Stephen Colbert's First SuperPac Ad. The Man Is A Genius

Police charge elderly Florida man for vandalizing Florida Progress utility poles

Police charge elderly Florida man for vandalizing Florida Progress utility poles

Very good article on Roger Ailes, head of Fox News. Scary read.

USPS proposes cutting 120,000 jobs, pulling out of health-care plan ~ WP

Police officer seeks criminal charges against woman who videotaped police beating

Large scale consumerism is failing...

Who do you think won the GOP presidential candidates' debate?

We just don't play the game of Politics well.

Tea Party Rep: Bank Should Have Known I Wouldn't Be Able To Repay $2.2 Million Loan

A DUer who says he's "hearing from a LOT of progressives about how we lost" concerning Wisconsin.

Liberals worry about Senator John Kerry's appointment to the Senate debt super-committee

Obama's Path To Reelection Narrows - NationalJournal

28 years for judge who sold juveniles to a for-profit detention center

"...they remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation..."

Let's get a simple message out there: NEED BEFORE GREED

First vampire bat bite death in U.S. reported

Mr. Romney, corporations are not people

A very good tactic to use when facing folks with misinformed views

Top 10 Things Texas Gov. Rick Perry Doesn’t Want You To Know About Him

MSNBC poll on who won the GOP debate - link:

The U.S. Military's Plan for London-Like Riots (The Atlantic)

Let's increase the funding for Medicare and Social Security with a transaction tax?

Just what does it mean to be an "apostle" within the New Apostolic Reformation?

PHOTO: "Now I know why some animals eat their young" (hat-tip to Tom Smothers)

SF Bay Area DUers ... wanna meet some DUers in real life?

Did the GOP Steal the Wisconsin Recall Elections? A True Vote Analysis

Is the US headed for a prerevolutionary situation?

Sesame Street Says Bert and Ernie Aren’t Gay

Mother bear kills cub and then itself (suicide at Chinese "bile farm")

Social Security income taxed in a way that hurts those who prepared the most to retire.

*** SUMMER PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - POLL 1 ***

*** SUMMER PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - POLL 2 ***

*** SUMMER PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - POLL 3 ***

If you want Obama to do liberal things, give him a Liberal congress to work with.

Top 10 dogs involved in fatal attacks

Wisconsin women fight back against insurance companies.

Pregnant Pacifica woman killed by family pit bull

Toon- The Obama Downgrade

State Senator Michele Bachmann tried to "pray away" gay colleague's orientation

Question on super committee

"Kids for cash" judge gets 28 years.

LINK: Pres Obama in MI today: “We can do BOTH!” (Create jobs now,

Review my painting?

I'm sorry Mr. Schwarzenegger, he's attending to urgent matters right now (Sinfest)

The cutest known kitten in the entire space/time continuum

EOM.

How far can you DOOWOP? nt

A-List Time Travel: Your Favorite Celebrities Re-Imagined In Different Eras

I really, really hope there is a heaven.

Today's phrase is "if Anerucabs are reoresebted ". Substitute "if Anerucabs are reoresebted " .

Tacky assholes

Love hurts

Well, this is awesome: Dog Fort

Wha?!?

I am a straight woman but I have thing for Ashley Judd, she is a really good actor.

Love Meow

Love Meow

11 years old. WOW!

Pit bull alert!

When you think about it...we're all alone in the world.

How far can you QWOP?

I haven't slept for ten days

DELETE

All Your Bandwith R Belong To Us

R2-D2: Hero of the Star Wars Universe

The Reverend Horton Heat - The Devil's Chasing Me

Where's MrScorpio? I need to know who was on the Chrysalis label.

PHOTO: I am an American male, and I approve of this message from "Ask Emma."

Time Marches On! - Elephant Cycling

Thats it... Next time I apply to become a moderator

Well it's about time! The employees are fighting back against coning.

Good news, everyone!

Dog owner mentally abuses his dog

Whiskey really does numb the pain.

Boy mauled by dog - family has no insurance - can you help?

good friends just over for dinner

Jawaharlal Nehru or Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi?

New movie coming out: Snakes on a Bus

Pursuit by Stephen Dobyns

A song I fell in love with in Ann Arbor, 1976 I think

Remember the Black Death?

On my own this evening. (At least for a little while...) Ask me anything.

Thank you!

iPhone 5 Website Leaked...

Which wife is a man supposed to sleep with when

A good reason not to climb Power Poles when you're High:

i don`t mind doing the washing and drying clothes but....

I feel like my life has just gone from heaven to hell within the past 2 weeks

PHOTO: In his days as a young Lothario, MiddleFingerMom gave his girlfriends VERY special gifts.

"Bernie Madoff's pants" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include

OK... exactly how long am I supposed to defer gratification?

Unusual point in my life. Anyone else struggling (not financially)?

New partial, (denture) wearer here. Any suggestions? I figured out a few things.

Does throwing something recyclable out make you feel guilty?

Bartcop's wrong - Chinaco Silver IS really fucking good!

How people in different academic levels of science view each other

**Photographs from Iceland**

"Eureka" has been cancelled??

Everyone can just fuck off

Anyone else here seen the series Parks and Recreation???

PHOTO: When MiddleFingerMom worked @ Safeway, he REALLY knew how to boost sales in the yogurt aisle

The pan arrived. The meatloaf is served. Despite the ordeal, you will not be disappointed.

"Gas, Ass, or Grass"

This deserves it's own thread

Tell us about your billing mysteries here: I once got charged $200

PHOTO: YUMMY burger, or WHATTA EFFIN MESS?

Movie recommendation: "The Music Never Stopped"

My cat is having issues, taking her to the vet this evening

Andy's dandy: Cuomo better leader than Bloomberg, Obama, poll says

'They threatened to stab me': Student tells of backpack attack that shocked the world

Pakistan: female suicide bomber carries out attack near police checkpost

Plan to Deal With Seekers of Asylum Roils Australia

MSU study: Low-income earners 30 percent less likely to have cases heard by U.S. Supreme Court

British PM suggests quelling riots by disconnecting social media

Parents scrambling after Raytown MO Catholic school suddenly closes

Rick Scott pays less than $400 annually for subsidized health care

Tea Party Rep: Bank Should Have Known I Wouldn't Be Able To Repay $2.2 Million Loan

GOP hopefuls look to debate for last-minute boost

Taxes key to Mitt Romney's '04 pitch to Standard & Poor's

CPP Fund ends fiscal first quarter at $153.2 Billion

Syrian forces 'storm border town'

Harper in alleged huff over protocol

Trade Deficit in U.S. Unexpectedly Widens

Syrians plan 'no kneeling' day of demonstrations against killings

SLU sues Department of Education over Pell Grant dispute

HIV expert jailed for keeping woman as slave in London flat

Phone hacking: NoW's Greg Miskiw released on bail

U.S. Warns Hamas on Possible Withdrawal of Gaza Aid Over Audit Dispute

Pfizer pays out to Nigerian families of meningitis drug trial victims

C.I.A. Claim of No Civilian Deaths From Drone Strikes Is Disputed

Flooded Hamburg hit with layoffs (95)

Poll: Spreading gloom about government; most dissatisfied with political system

Energy Department panel to endorse shale gas exploration

Sesame Street Says Bert and Ernie Aren’t Gay

Former judge sentenced to prison for "kids for cash" scheme

Court Papers: Levi Aron, Suspect In Murder Of Leiby Kletzky, Has Personality Disorder

Estonian defense ministry gunman shot dead by police: spokesman

Settlement ends labor dispute at Philadelphia rail car plant(9 fired will be offered jobs & backpay)

Obama: ‘Last thing we need’ is for Congress to return to DC

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, August 11, 2011

Politics drove decision (Kansas governor refunds $31.5 million federal health-care grant)

Mexican Drug War Spreading to the Web

Five US troops killed in Afghanistan by roadside bomb

Congressman feuds with administration over movie

USPS proposes cutting 120,000 jobs, pulling out of health-care plan

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT (Initial claims down 7K from last week to 395,000)

Spokesman says Texas Gov. Rick Perry will announce presidential bid Saturday

National Labor Relations Board finds Santa Barbara newspaper committed multiple unfair labor practic

Afghan President Will Not Seek Third Term

(Key) Bali bombing suspect extradited (from Pakistan to Indonesia) for trial

(Key) Bali bombing suspect extradited (from Pakistan to Indonesia) for trial

Former Juárez police chief killed in Chihuahua City

U.K. Lawmaker Tom Watson Says Documents on Phone Hacking Are ‘Dynamite’

Leading Lib Dem sues over phone hacking-1st Coalition MP to launch damages claim against News Intl

Missouri Lt. Gov. Kinder won't comment on tie to ex-Penthouse Pet

No Charges for Bloggers Who Published Details of iPhone 4 Prototype

Attorney: Soldier accused of murder 'was cracking'

Egypt to abolish reviled 30-year-old emergency law

Report: At least 1 in 4 families couldn't afford food in the last year(OH)

Woman mauled by chimp gets a new face

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (08/11/2011)

Who's Picking Your Berries? Feds Find Young Children on Strawberry Farms

Bachmann starred in movie warning public education would spark new Holocaust

(California) State's high school dropout rate nearly 20 percent

Obama Criticizes Congress in Speech to Auto Workers

Republican leaders blast Obama's visit to Michigan

Elizabeth Warren Gearing Up For Senate Run

Superfast Military Aircraft Lost in Test Flight

'Kids for cash' judge gets 28 years in Pennsylvania bribery case

England riots claim fifth victim as man (attacked during the riots in London) dies in hospital

Arizona Court Clears Way for Abortion Restrictions (Planned Parenthod Hold Lifted)

Secret video alleges possible Medicaid fraud in Maine

Europe Considers Ban on Short Selling.

Postal Service May Cut 120,000 Jobs

Nancy Pelosi announces her picks for deficit "supercommittee"

David Cameron considers banning suspected rioters from social media

Mitt Romney Heckled, Says Corporations 'Are People, My Friend'

London rioters are not 'protesters', admits BBC

The 100 Greatest Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

New GOP Strategy Involves Reelecting Obama, Making His Life Even More Miserable

Who do you want to be elected president in 2016?

Tony Auth: 'Class Warfare'

Joshua Green: Another Texas Governor for President?

Sherrod Brown Hugs Rob Portman — Claims He’s Open To Closing Deficit With Taxes

Sherrod Brown Hugs Rob Portman — Claims He’s Open To Closing Deficit With Taxes

Obama and the tea party should check these 23 polls

NYT: Wisconsin’s Warning to Union-Busters

Debt Panel Co-Chairman Murray Counts U.S. Defense Industry as a Top Donor

Supercommittee-er Dave Camp (R) won't rule out tax increases

The Committee: the rule of white men.

Hey Mr. President.....

Obama speaking in Holland, MI - LIVE VIDEO

"...it’s as if Jim DeMint has suffered some kind of head trauma..."

Did the Obama Campaign Lay a Trap for Romney?

Supercommittee Gives Kerry Chance To Shine, Worrying Liberals

GOP debate should be comic relief

FOX News Lies And That's A Raccoon On Frank Luntz's Head

Violence is at its worst in Afghanistan since U.S.-backed Afghan forces toppled the Taliban gov't

Daily News: Obama rips congress opponents for playing politics over governing the country

Frack Panel to Industry: Fix Environmental Problems (updated)

Washington Monthly: Chumps

cool pic..Prez and Veep

Not everything is about the Straw Polls in Iowa.. State Fair begins today

"He couldn't have been nicer."

Mr. President, do you support Schakowsky's emergency jobs bill?

The Pragmatic President

Steve Benen: ‘Chumps’

So the Pukes are running Rick Bush, Mitt Bush and Michelle Bush for president.

Gene Lyons: The True Cost of George W. Bush's Magical Thinking

I'm guessing that Pawlenty and Bachmann aren't going to divorce their spouses and marry each other?

Anyone going to dark side to watch REPUKEALOOSA ???

A great Analysis from Kevin Drum of Mother Jones

Obama smacks Teahobbits using McCain's 2008 campaign slogan

FDR's speech reminding us that the Republicans haven't

Bin Laden filmmakers respond to King

Why are Republicans having debates and straw polls so early?

What's All This About Steve Perry Running for President?

‘Super Committee’ membership now complete

A Setback for Obama’s War on Whistleblowers

Which of them do you think would be the easiest to defeat?

New GOP Strategy Involves Reelecting Obama, Making His Life Even More Miserable

DU this poll: Is Sarah Palin running for President or for Attention...lol

Bronze age Mutant Ninja Turtle "Tax the Rich"....

Steve Leser (me) on RT - “Tea Party pushing US towards default”

New MSNBC host Al Sharpton vowed in a '60 Minutes' interview never to criticize Obama

DNC Mocks Romney’s ‘Corporations Are People’...With Streisand...

Rick Perry Might Very Well Be This Election Cycle's Fred Thompson

MSNBC: Pelosi picks Clyburn, Bercerra and Van Hollen.

LOL.....the more I see these GOP idiots the more I think Obama will become popular...

Obama tips big and " he couldn't have been nicer"

So Michelle Bachmann "submits" to her husband...

Some people just have a way with children.......

Why NOT raise taxes for EVERYONE?

"Stop Whining About What Obama Hasn’t Said. Look at What He’s Actually Done."

Perry presides over 235th execution, most of any modern Governor

Okay, in honor of rick perry's apparent candidacy: "Cholesterol-Eating Secession-Monkeys."

All About Obama - A President Without an Ideology

I have lived in Tucson for 13 years and yesterday, for the first time...

Kitty Litter Cake

Will Joe Biden Stay On The Ticket Next Year?

Good Heavens!!! The Empire certainly has changed!!!

If you've got a Valentine's Day heart-shaped cookie cutter...

There are certain things that I have missed MIGHTILY over the last 3 months.

Add a letter to a movie title

Obama is the most progressive President in decades.

Rick Perry: the Repug White Knight and next President.

Until Tuesday Trailer 2.mov

TYT: Local News = Uninformed Americans

Rick Santelli Rips Guest For Calling Tea Partiers 'Freaked Out White Men Who Are Unemployed'

Darcus Howe BBC News Interview On Riots

'We are the Enfield Army': Video of locals chasing rioters in London

TRMS:Gov. Rick Perry's 'Army of God!'

Anarchy in the U.K.

Dennis Kucinich speaks at Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action

Keith O. and Eliot Spitzer discuss possible RICO, other charges, against NewsCorpse

Thom Hartmann: The Good, The Bad & the Very Very Crotalinely Ugly- Wall Street ''you're all fired!''

Social Security Under Attack - Democracy NOW!

Economist Dean Baker on The "Super Committee" - Democracy NOW!

All Watched over by Machines of Loving Grace

500+ Mass. Residents Confront Scott Brown on Anti-Jobs Votes

Cornel West and Tavis Smiley on the Debt Agreement - Democracy NOW!

The S&P Downgrade - Was it a Preemptive Strike Against Prosecution?

Max Keiser: WW3 is on as Wall St. banks plunder economy

Thom Hartmann: Long live the Oligarchy! & how to fight back

Countdown w/KO: David Shuster interviews Bill Press about Supercommittee

Papantonio: Bachmann – The GOP’s Newest Fraud

"The Senator Calls Herself A Democrat But Since Elected She's Been Talking Like A Righty!"

Bachmann: Mathematics Under Attack!

Romney on Abortion - 1994

AT&T and blink-182's Up All Night Fan Montage

In The Heat Of The Summer-Phil Ochs

Romney: Corporations are people (Iowa State Fair)

Liar, Liar, Michele Bachmann's batshit crazy pants on fire

TYT University: Are Tasers Lethal Weapons? (Ana & Alyona)

Cornel West & Tavis Smiley Take Phone Caller Questions "Poverty Tour" pt.1

Can US continue to afford the war in Afghanistan?

Mitt Romney and the Luckiest People in the World

Vote PArry - Colbert SuperPac ad #1. Write in P*A*rry (:50)

Vote PArry - Colbert SuperPac ad #2 - All up in your cornography (1:00)

We Failed in Wisconsin, Thanks to Corporatism

Hold That Line - USD, Money Supply, Two Ways to Default

Romney Q&A Devolves Into Shouting Match Over Entitlements

'Preppers' stock up on guns'n'gear as financial doom looms

Here's a segment of Rachael Maddow that we should help make Viral (Not Obama "bashing")

Dylan Ratigan Explains His Epic Rant (While MSNBC Keeps Him At A Safe Distance)

TYT: CNN: Poor People Living Well, At Fault For Recession?

Angry Mob Tries To Kick Down Door at Boehner's Office

Solar-powered model train

Thom Hartmann: Why Conservatives get ''no respect'' from Hollywood

Thom Hartmann: Is Fox ''so called'' News now a bastion of Socialism?

Rick Perry flip-flops on immigration

Who came out on top in the WI recall races?

Katrina vanden Heuvel: A 24/7 Spotlight on Murdoch

When You Play the Plutocrats’ Game, They Win: On Civility and Half Measures

As Investors, Chinese Turn to New York.

Balochistan caught in spiral of violence

Nicholas D. Kristof: Rachel’s Last Fund-Raiser

Cameron has to maintain the unrest has no cause except criminality – or he might be held responsible

Lesbian Couple's Heroism Unnoticed Amid Norway Terror

Bankers keep running with illegal foreclosures: Jim Hightower

Colbert SuperPAC ad says "Write in Rick Parry"

RomneyCare vs PerryCare

Former Rep. Tom Tancredo (R): Rick Perry is insufficiently cruel to immigrants

Yahoo/The Daily Take - Did Mark Cuban Predict The Market Crash?

The Congress Is In Session, It Turns Out … In Israel

GOP Leadership Names Senator From Krypton to Super Committee

How much are Twitter and BlackBerry to blame for British riots?

Taking a Page from the Tea Party Book

Teaching History Means Teaching War

Why Rick Perry is headed to the White House

We Have Smart Phones, Smart Cars, Smart Missiles... Why Don't We Have Smart Riots?

We saved $647 million in interest costs (over the life of the securities) AFTER S&P's downgrade.

Rick Perry's Army of God

CNN Poll: Time to clean house in Congress

Subtract a letter from a movie title

Biofuels conversion at 10X speed? Rice researchers say yes

Arctic ice melt could pause in near future, then resume again

Solar-powered model train

The True Cost of Nuclear Energy - Greenpeace

Beetle evolves resistance to Bt

Cheap and fast hydrogen for fuel (BBC)

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