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Archives: August 19, 2011

Sorry, I've got to skip Piers Morgan's interview tonight--I'm buying Girl Scout Cookies :p

Jon Stewart on the DOMA clip

Starbucks settles with dwarf fired from barista job

JERRY! JERRY! JERRY!

United we stand, divided we fall

Back on "EXTREME" fire staffing conditions (PICS)

Why Anti-Poverty Messaging Doesn't Work in the US

Fuckin' Progressive Wisconsin Hippies

Prison Inmate Arrested With 48 Bags of Marijuana and Scales

Now Comes The Good Part Of The Repug Primary Process.....

It is shameful the way that Georgia lawmakers approved new political boundaries

Kansas City sets youth curfew after weekend shooting

Another Quake in Japan

Home Sales Are Falling- Mortgage purchase applications plummeted to near their 14-year low last week

Far-right escalates aggression against anti-administration protesters

Tom The Dancing Bug: Corporations Are People, Too!

Another stage collapse - five dead in Belgium

Senator Mitch McConnell's Ties With, American Crossroads, Crossroads GPS, U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

Senator Mitch McConnell's Ties With, American Crossroads, Crossroads GPS, U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

Rachel exposes the hypocrisy of the Citizens United decision

What Might Martin Luther King Say To Obama Now?

So Michelle Bachmann thinks she can dictate the price of oil?

Asian Markets falling off a cliff--It's obvious now Teabaggers did this

Bill Press Show on now w/Dave Schuster, Stephanie Miller in 40 min

Does Perry Have an "Elmer Gantry" Problem?

AUSTERITY will NOT create JOBS!

Michele Bachmann promises $2 gas, which means she'll time travel to kill dinosaurs barehanded

Funding worries hammer Europe’s banks

Not sure how I feel about this one....

Governor Rick Perry Oversees 235th Execution

Is the wealth bubble like the housing or dot com bubbles?

the trouble with the "shared sacrifice" call is that it's a euphemism

Who Is Rick Perry's Gay and Stripper Sex Accuser Robert Morrow?

Tea Party - The Christian Right in Disguise?

Max Baucas(D) is joining the republiCONS in attacking SS

What we have to fear isn't just fear

Basic political math and mechanics:

Basic political math and mechanics:

HOLY SHIT IT'S FRIDAY

HOLY SHIT IT'S FRIDAY

Some questions to ask concerning government by super committee.

Terror Watch: Ralph Reed's group to host anti-gay event in Minnesota

Rep. Patrick McHenry Challenged By Town Hall Crowd On Failure To Create Jobs, End The Wars

I know DU doesn't pick the ads, but it sure is "lovely" to see a "Should Obama be Impeached?" Poll

Official Swiss Bank Denials Of SNB/Fed Dollar Swap Line Usage Sends Gold To New Record

Official Swiss Bank Denials Of SNB/Fed Dollar Swap Line Usage Sends Gold To New Record

So, did Herman Cain explain why 'Obamacare' would have killed him? I didn't see the

Sen. Russ Feingold, D- Wis., announces he will not run for public office in 2012

Golman Sachs VP Changed His Name Now...He's Top Staffer to Issa

Is there any forum on the net where true democrats discuss policies and solutions minus the bashing

Once again, fuck you teabaggers!

orange stuff was fungal spores scientists had never seen before

Shadow Warriors

Is this what Boehner uses?

Non Sequitur Toon: How's that economy doing?

Friday Toles rant: Tea totaled edition

West Memphis 3 may be released TODAY after 11am hearing!

It's raining hard here now. One massive cloud just suddenly came down from Nebraska.

It's raining hard here now. One massive cloud just suddenly came down from Nebraska.

Fort Lauderdale sewer line successfully diverted, advisories remain in effect

Thousands camp out overnight for job fair: 20 treated for heat exhaustion

Obama is just setting himself up for attacks like this

Wisconsin: With Russ Feingold out of the picture, is Jon Erpenbach the next Governor?

Wisconsin: With Russ Feingold out of the picture, is Jon Erpenbach the next Governor?

So Biden assures the Chinese that they will be paid what we owe them. How about our citizens?

stock market up 400+

A chart showing what Bush and the Bush wars did to the price of gas.

Cleveland schools lay off 350 teachers after last week's recall

Being a centrist is expensive

Bachmann claims she worked for the IRS to ‘know’ her ‘enemy’

Ruppert Murdoch Selling Ranch in Carmel

Reposting recommendation for Firefox add-on to resist "SuperCookies"

Happy Birthday President Clinton!

Obama and the Tar Sands Pipeline

Bank Began Making Max Dollar Donations To Eric Cantor One Month After His Wife Joined A Major Client

GAK! Perry will be in my hometown today & Bachmann will be in Myrtle Beach.

GAK! Perry will be in my hometown today & Bachmann will be in Myrtle Beach.

Rick Perry vs. the Tea Party

So Michelle Bachmann thinks she dictates oil prices

Drug PSA for everybody

What really scares Teabaggers

What really scares Teabaggers

NH tea party senator - letter re debt ceiling, budget

Perry strateigerie: sound like Bush, roll the head like Reagan

who should run in place of Russ Feingold?

That proposal to expand Medicare might have been more likely to survive court challenge than the ind

Perry Heckled

The GOP's selective memory on Ronald Reagan

Did Molly Ivins say that about Rick Perry?

Who posted the Ned Stark sticky?

So Sept 1 we're changing health insurance companies, and oh by the way, your rates are going up

Tell it like it is!

99.8 of the poor have refrigerators - "You food chilling motherfuckers"

Bank of America's Dead Drop To Rick Perry: "We Will Help You Out"

Video-Tensions Explode On CNBC, As Simon Hobbs Tells Cramer: "You Told People To Buy Bear Stearns!"

Today in "You know we're fu*ked when..."

Is the world facing fundamental changes?

10 Crappy Excuses Right Wingers Use To Ignore Unemployment

KRUGMAN re Elizabeth Warren: "Finally, Someone to Run Against Wall Street"

Brian Schweitzer-Democrat

Another potential candidate for president.

Obama not supporting the needs of the Blacks, Hispanics, Gays

Death Toll at Indiana Fair Concert Now at 6 per MSNBC

Rep. Maxine Waters says blacks want Obama to get tough

Teabagger Dundee: America Exports Libertarian Revolution To Australia

Eurozone about to fall back into Recession. AUSTERITfY

Economic Woes TOONS

Omaha Home Valuations - Low for the Rich; High for Poor & Middleclass...

Jon Stewart to Fox: Making the Super-Rich Pay Taxes is "Class Warfare"? No, the War Is on the Poor

"It's just a good thing I can't pack a gun on the Senate floor."

Maybe you could link to a comment on Fire Dog Lake where a member says they'll vote for Obama.

Time to send John Boehner packing.

"I didn't know it was just a pretty girl that he would bring here."

Your Daily dose of TOONS mocking Republicans

Poverty for 20% of American Children (PBS Newshour video)

Christine O'Donnell: Piers Morgan was sexually harassing me

Rick Perry rental mansion costs Texas $600,000.

A Village Person Tests the Copyright Law

A Village Person Tests the Copyright Law

Just collecting my thoughts

Please please run over Santorum

The Tipping Point

“No. They will fail.”

FDR, The Popular Front, and the Disorganized Left

FUNNY OR DIE: How Michele Bachmann Really Got Her 'Crazy-Eyes' Newsweek

urban dictionary definition of firebagger is fucking greatness

Who votes for Darrell Issa?

After Second BART Hack, Anonymous Planning Another Live Protest

Karl Rove and Dick Armey's brainwashing of the democratic base is working. Looks like things will

Separating fact from fiction on U.S. economic myths

Socialite's Death Rivets DC-Bizarre Georgetown Couple Welcomed DC Elite Their Foreign-Policy Salon

Socialite's Death Rivets DC-Bizarre Georgetown Couple Welcomed DC Elite Their Foreign-Policy Salon

Hey - has Texas received any much-needed rain following the Perry Prayer

On a lighter note...

Rick Perry, Porn King

Perry ignores public data to insist stimulus did not create jobs

Perry ignores public data to insist stimulus did not create jobs

Toons on war, etc.

Gov. Scott (R-FL) Shuts Down "Lockdown" Filming...

Hey, Secretary Holder, INVESTIGATE THE WEST MEMPHIS 3 CASE.

Liam Gallagher will be on top of the screen until there are enough donations to send him off.

Ted Kennedy - "and we will not compromise on the issue of jobs"

Racism at the NIH. Science is very much a good old boys network.

Racism at the NIH. Science is very much a good old boys network.

Bank of America's Dead Drop To Rick Perry: "We Will Help You Out"

Police: Accused Man Claimed Bias In Wife's Killing

Felicitas Gurrola, An Octogenarian, To Plead Guilty To Migrant Smuggling

"Sorry Obama but... YOU'RE FIRED!!!"

Why Anti-Poverty Messaging Doesn't Work in the US

Remember when Bush received this President's Daily Brief from the CIA and continued his vacation?

Bartlett: "Rick Perry's an idiot, and I don't think anyone would disagree with that

Customers Feel Some Ripples From the Verizon Strike

Rick Santorum just said "the weather has been changing for thousands of years".

George McGovern on Facebook...

Slowpoke Toon- The Octangulator

Stewart rips Fox News over ‘class warfare’ hysteria

Bank of America's Dead Drop To Rick Perry: "We Will Help You Out" w/Video link

Great Conversations. Great authors and thinkers

Wouldnt A Vacation For Obama Be Going Home To Chicago

Wouldnt A Vacation For Obama Be Going Home To Chicago

Who are these teabaggers?

GOP gets kicked in the butt: Rep. Webster sent out 'watch list' of local activists

While Gov, Perry is playing politics - Texas unemployment rate hits its highest mark since 1987

The Right talkes a lot about personal responsibility, but what about social responsibility?

The Right talkes a lot about personal responsibility, but what about social responsibility?

Fact Check did a good job of fact checking Perry.

Heat fells several as thousands jam Atlanta job fair

Heat fells several as thousands jam Atlanta job fair

Florida teacher admits calling same sex marriage a ‘cesspool’

Greg Sargent: New details on the evolving Dem plan to get the Congressional supercommittee

(Oympia) Snowe (R-ME) among richest lawmakers

Thief steals temp mayor's sign renamed for Bieber

Thief steals temp mayor's sign renamed for Bieber

Love the sticky with the cute tushes! (especially the one with the tail)

Oregon Dem sees tough road for Obama reelection in liberal state

Hunstman dooms himself

Firebagger - Urban Dictionary definitions written by TPM posters ...

We have enough shared sacrifice already. What we need is some shared prosperity.

Georgia redistricting maps pass both House and Senate

How Dems Win (plain & simple): DEFEND THE SOCIAL SAFETY NET

Who pays?

Fantastic picture of sandpit/cavern on Mars

Appreciation thread for Moderator cbayer. Thank you!

Appreciation thread for Moderator cbayer. Thank you!

What Obama Should Learn From Wisconsin

Sam Harris blog: How Rich is Too Rich

Russ Feingold not running for any office.

Russ Feingold not running for any office.

Restaurants and retailers to employ the "Blood from a Turnip" strategy

Whoever posted the "Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll" stickie...

softball hail closes Eppley airfield - planes and a pilot injured

Bank of America Cutting Up to 10,000 Jobs This Year

Bank of America Cutting Up to 10,000 Jobs This Year

Turning The Tables On The Republicans

Why I reject any responsibility as a voter.

Shark Attacks Shock Russian East (Unheard of in these waters)

Obama Administration Announces Plans for Case-by-Case Deportation Reviews

Is this real or fake?

Bank of America's Dead Drop To Rick Perry: "We Will Help You Out"

after the GOP took over congress in '94... Clinton hired Dick Morris and

Climate Change Hoax: Obama Places Massive Pimp Hat On Earth!

USDA Scientist: Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide Damages Soil

Verizon Workers' Strike "Most Important Labor Battle Going on Today"

Chile's Students Strike for Free and Public Education

US military develops 'bigger bang' explosive material (BBC)

US military develops 'bigger bang' explosive material (BBC)

US military develops 'bigger bang' explosive material (BBC)

Cameron goes back on pledge to pay costs of extra police

England rioters: young, poor and unemployed

Allen West calls himself ‘the modern-day Harriet Tubman’

F$ck. Here's how some Texans handle drought.

100 Ways to Irritate Republicans...

Simply expressed, America is making itself look inept, uncaring,

I wish Democrats would point out that job growth was better under Jimmy Carter than Ronald Reagan

Vilsack Announces Funding for Over 900 Projects to Boost Renewable Energy Production

Questions Not Being Asked

Guardian UK: University 'market' is a con

I'm getting pretty damned tired of people calling people teabaggers

Birther Bozos Claim Joe Arpaio Vows to Probe Barack Obama's "Fake Birth Certificate"

Birther Bozos Claim Joe Arpaio Vows to Probe Barack Obama's "Fake Birth Certificate"

If tax cuts create jobs, then WHY am I still looking for a full-time job?

Allen West Calls Rep. Maxine Waters A ‘Plantation Overseer,’ Then Sends His Brother To Her For Help

Missed mortgage payments going toward credit cards

Berlin Hotel Offers Camping Under Concrete

New Jersey Rape Survivors Billed for Forensic Kits?

So all this liberal bashing is over a stupid blog?

Wanna see my elegant new oak-framed portrait of Scott Walker?

H-P faces a potentially painful exit from PCs

If you don't vote for Obama, we will end up with a republican in office. Yet, IF you vote for Obama

God's Message To Rick Perry

Oh dear - the Murdoch shite is about to hit the fan!!!

Obama orders improved workforce-diversity effort

Ruh-Ro I think the claws are gonna come out...

Dangerous Rubbish Menace Spreads

Who put up the Grain Belt sticky?

Who put up the Grain Belt sticky?

Not the America They Expected (interesting NY Times ed. on exploited foreign students)

New York immigration attorney charged for participating in international human smuggling ring

Vilsack Announces Support to Create Jobs, Improve Health and Safety for Rural Americans in 31 States

Vilsack Announces Support to Create Jobs, Improve Health and Safety for Rural Americans in 31 States

Gas Prices December 25th 2008...... $1.68 avg

Strauss-Kahn accuser mulls dropping case for money: report

Interview with British PM coming up straight from the Oval at the teabreak

Convicted Private Investigator Ordered To Name Names In Phone Hacking Scandal

USDA Announces Funding for Tribes and Rural Communities

Caught On Tape: Bank Of America’s Director Of Public Policy Tells Rick Perry ‘We’ll Help

Obama will be re-elected in 2012...

Okay, can someone explain the Game of Thrones/Ice and Fire/fries stickies?

U.S. Stocks Sink as Concern Grows About Slowdown

I don't see any recent Verizon/CWA threads.

Could ecstasy cure cancer?

Could ecstasy cure cancer?

Public Enemy #1: "The Indoctrinated"

why can't we make the "job creators" take "personal responsibility" for their failure?

CBC Poll : Should rich people pay more in taxes?

Slytherin-House Republicons

These Flash Mobs Across The Country Are Small Scale Riots and Looting

House Republicans Get An Earful At Town Halls Back Home

Gillibrand's Blunt Response on GOP's Plans: "They Will Fail"

updates on Ohio SB5

Summary execution

All the MSNBC talking heads this week are kissing Micheal Steele's butt and talking

Swedish house up for sale, complete with skeleton

Putin Calls U.S. ‘Parasite’ as Russia Gobbles Its Debt

LAPD Research Paper “Fighting Crime in the Information Age: The Promise of Predictive Policing”

is S&P speculating that our economy WILL COLLAPSE for profit, while deliberately causing it?

Breaking CNN - Qadaffi could be planning for a last stand. Let us send

Modified MDMA attacks cancerous blood cells in test tubes

Muammar Gaddafi will be gone by the end of the month.

Bank of America lobbyist caught on tape telling Perry - "We'll help you out."

Bank of America lobbyist caught on tape telling Perry - "We'll help you out."

Isn't it time to lower the War ceiling?

Isn't it time to lower the War ceiling?

U.S. forces to stay in Iraq into 2012, says Leon Panetta

Jonathan Capehart gave the real truth on MSNBC a few minutes ago about the GOP candidates

Thanks Keith!Countdown with Keith Olbermann 08-18-2011 4 - Ohio Union Busting, with Markos Moulitsas

Thanks Keith!Countdown with Keith Olbermann 08-18-2011 4 - Ohio Union Busting, with Markos Moulitsas

Was your dad like the YouTube wingnut drinkingwithbob?

Was your dad like the YouTube wingnut drinkingwithbob?

Snidely Whiplash

Lawsuit alleges Missouri school expelled girl for making rape claim

U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force “Garden Plot” Civil Disturbance Plans 1968-1991

Guardian UK: How sad to live in a society that won't invest in its young

Why I am mad at myself as a voter

Ah Heritage strikes again... the guy on the Sharpton show

Modified ecstasy attacks blood cancers

Glenn Greenwald: A Prime Aim Of The Growing Surveillance State

Tomgram: David Bromwich, George W. Obama?

Words matter...

The world’s most successful CEO is of Arab decent, a staunch liberal, non-Christian, arugula eating

The world’s most successful CEO is of Arab decent, a staunch liberal, non-Christian, arugula eating

She just got her last grade It is official Marta finished her Masters Degree STRAIGHT "A"

How did I miss this?

DHS-FBI Updated Small Arms and Lone Shooters Warning August 2011

Local news story on home break-ins targeting food!

Unemployment Nation ...... a pic

"Scrambling for cancer drugs"

BANK BUST FRIDAY !!!!

new Oreo has 100 calories per cookie

Michael Steele..

I see a lot of protests around the country...

Join us as we Celebrate 5 years of Providing American Grown Coffee (sale through 8-31)

This is not really Late Breaking News, but Dem Rep Maxine

65% Of IBM Workers Now Live Outside The U.S.

And now, the comedic stylings of Joe Arpaio: Arpaio seeks to examine Obama’s birth certificate

And now, the comedic stylings of Joe Arpaio: Arpaio seeks to examine Obama’s birth certificate

What exactly does Firebagger mean...well I looked it up on Urban Dictionary

Firebagger is an offensive term.

I'm pretty convinced that the GOP has sworn an oath to champion EVIL

US in Afghanistan until 2024...

Can someone tell me whether my First Amendment rights were just violated?

Salon/Greenwald: A prime aim of the growing Surveillance State

Michael Tomasky (The Daily Beast) on Perry, "King of the Know-Nothings"

Michael Tomasky (The Daily Beast) on Perry, "King of the Know-Nothings"

Chile's Students Strike for Free and Public Education

A "D" is a passing mark, Mr. President, but this country needs your "A" game...

I'm happy to see Ron Reagan as a frequent commentator on with Tweety.

I love Al Sharpton...He takes it to them.

I love Al Sharpton...He takes it to them.

News of a Mammoth Proportion!!

Immokalee workers fight Publix for fair wages

I think I've figured out why the non-wealthy would support teabagger policies/goals.

Hope Bachmann is watching: PBS Newshour doing story on the end...

Rep. Webster (R-FL) sent out 'watch list' of local (progressive) activists

Comment section is all screwed up at Think Progress

Global Bank Capital Regime at Risk as Regulators Spar Over Rules

Open mic catches Bank of America official vowing to ‘help’ Perry

Republicans Goal: To be the stupidest political party ever.

Russian Reindeer Herder Discovers Baby Mammoth in Arctic

Updates on Japan (Disaster Related)

The Pre-funding Mandate. Bringing Down The American Postal Workers Union.

Credit Rating Agencies : Perform Guard-Dog Service to World's Bankers & Push Privatization

Texas Republican: " Rick Perry is (or has been) a flagrant adulterer"

Oh boy! Perry is next!

Right-Wing Populists (Northern Europe) Stoke Anti-Southern (Europe) Rage

Perry's 'ginormous' holes

If Glenn Greenwald was the Democratic nominee, I would leave the ballot blank.

If Glenn Greenwald was the Democratic nominee, I would leave the ballot blank.

The poor and middle-class should disproportionately bear the burden of the debt.

Should progressives make alliances with Grover Norquist?

Should progressives go along with Republican Policy

How can the teabaggers be so insane they want to get rid of the EPA?

Suburban Chicago woman accused of bomb threat at Willis Tower

Tonight on Countdown: Robert Reich, Rep. Louise Slaughter, Matt Taibbi

Tonight on Countdown: Robert Reich, Rep. Louise Slaughter, Matt Taibbi

Another Study Telling Us What We Already Knew

President Obama is Still Pushing the Chained CPI for Social Security...an Immediate Cut in Benefits

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!

listening to the Hartman show

Oh, wow.

Anybody listeing to Hayes sumarize the RW Echo machine?

Please... allow me to vent. Shared Sacrifice, my ass

Alan Turing sticky! YES! One of my heroes.

New Mexico Man who saved girl says he's illegal immigrant

Goldman Sachs downgrades second half US GDP, again

A false-equivalency thread--post your favorite-

Sarah Palin is in. Rumor has it that she is going to announce in early September.

12yr old Sleuth Solves Family Robbery ...

Forbes: $1 million may not be enough for retirement

Approval Poll Pt. 2: How do you feel, and how would you answer to, say, a Gallup poll?

Barnes & Noble destined to follow Borders?

U.S. and Europe: Slow Strangulation is Much More Likely Than Financial Catastrophe

South Carolina DUers, You have my sympathy.

Janeane Garofalo: Someone Must Be Paying Herman Cain To Deflect GOP’s ‘Inherent Racism’

Fluoride To Be Removed From Pottstown Water

What The Heck Kind Of A Name Is Reince Priebus Anyway?

Does personal history or age play a role in a person's level of support for Obama?

A great limerick about Paul Ryan charging for townhalls and calling the fuzz on protestors

Paul Ryan's office calls cops to disperse unemployed protestors(Wisconsin)

Burger King dumps extra-creepy "The King" character

Man captures live fairy in Guadalajara!

Al Franken: Wall Street rating agencies' corrupt system

Texting, grand theft auto style; alarms pose risk

This is lame but I wish DU had a "like" feature for brilliant posts within threads.

US troops may stay in Afghanistan until 2024

Site of Deepwater Horizon Accident Leaking Again, Sources Say

Luckovich- The Republican Jobs Plan

Did the left have the same disdain toward Jimmy Carter as they do for Obama?

Did the left have the same disdain toward Jimmy Carter as they do for Obama?

Priebus on Tweety

let's pass a damn jobs bill so we can find out ehat is in it!

Government schedules first lease sale since Gulf spill

A POLL

Indiana County, PA photographer: "I won’t photograph ugly people."

Is vigilantism ever justified?

Open mic catches Bank of America official vowing to ‘help’ Perry

If a Nader-supported primary challenger emerges, I might skip the general election.

Afghan youth take on corruption and war with heavy metal. band named D.U.

remember the Chilean trapped minors?

A lot of people think blue collar workers are stupid, ignorant and incapable of anything better..

Greece, U.K., U.S., WORLD WIDE, Income Taxes are CALLED PROGRESSIVE even though the SAME RATE is

Are counties charging the same tax rate on properties which values have fallen in your neck of the

What congressional staffers don't like to hear

Krugman: Socialist Hellhole Blogging

VJ Day, Honolulu Hawaii, August 14, 1945 - Home movie

Girl reported rape: School had her write apology note to rapist, expels her

Girl reported rape: School had her write apology note to rapist, expels her

On a scale of 1-10, how important is the Supreme Court

So if we’re so smart, why are Republicans winning all the battles?

Fox is fugged -News Corp here is also, as one chief executive put it, "effectively done"

Liberals complain about Obama; will it cost votes?

O'Donnell's ratings not so hot at MSNBC compared to Olbermann

Went to a casino a couple days ago.

$362 water bill, bank snaps up tax lien, increases amount owed to $3600, woman loses home

Getting Away with Torture (HRW Report 2011)

Turtle Torture event scheduled

Turtle Torture event scheduled

Obama - If 20% Say He Should Be More Liberal, 30% Say The Same, and 50% More Conservative, Then...

Obama Lets Slip Plans for Chained CPI

Bill Clinton is now a WHAT??!!??

Telling Off Tom Coburn

Philadelphia - Unemployed protest outside (Congressman Mike) Fitzpatrick's office

Chicago family awarded $333,000 after police shoot Labrador on wrongful drug search

Sticky: " It is far easier to build strong children than repair broken men"

Just a reminder that the 'real' active hurricane season

Agree or Disagree with this & Why?..."What Obama's Advisors Say About Him"...[Mother Jones Article]

Agree or Disagree with this & Why?..."What Obama's Advisors Say About Him"...[Mother Jones Article]

Limbaugh arrested in Randolph, Mass.

Seven ways Rick Perry wants to change the Constitution

It is time for Socialists to be Socialists

Bernie Sanders email.....he who should be President!

Tricky Ricky Made a Million on Land While in Office

Photographer Says 'No' To Senior Pictures For Bullying Students

Who is your greatest political hero? I like Nelson Mandela. I have my heart in my throat every

Warren Buffett Declares Class Warfare

Warren Buffett Declares Class Warfare

Dear Rep. Barbara Lee, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Can We Talk?

Bank of America Job Cuts May Reach 10,000 as Industry Reels

So, let's say that Bob, a liberal, disagrees with thing X that Obama has said or done.

If Dems lose in 2012, who should get greater blame, progressive voters or corporate Dem politicians?

Honest men - Bernie and Dennis.

I would totally flunk Melissa Harris Perry's class.

I would totally flunk Melissa Harris Perry's class.

Flash Mob Robberies Continue

Flash Mob Robberies Continue

The Unacceptables

DU Interview w/Rick Perry

Obama and the center

The Empire Is Crumbling Before Our Very Eyes

Why does congress have a hard time raising taxes on the wealthy?

HOW DARE poor people have refrigerators and air conditioners!

Russ Feingold Says He Will Not Run in 2012

Anybody else here miss Molly Ivins?

A Jimmy Carter primary was a bad idea because he actually had principles.

Arizona woman's goal: to be the fattest woman alive. So far, she is doing very well at it.

I am daydreaming of a DU without third-party inundation.

In Obama's Hands: Tar Sands Project: Major Environmental Disaster

Would you accept a government job?

GM says bankruptcy excuses it from Impala repairs

J. K. Galbraith 2004 and 2011..scare campaign on Social Security from Greenspan to Obama.

Special Ops, Pig Patrol: Commando Wannabes Stalk Porky

Its time to ban high frequency trading

Politics in Brazil: Dilma tries to drain the swamp

Man tries to lure teen and gets mom's fist instead

I'm sorry. Why didn't someone tell me?

One Last Time !!! - If You Want To Know Why You Can't Find A Job, Why Your Retirement Is At Risk...

More Reaction To Taibbi's Piece: 'Archives Agency: SEC Was Wrong to Destroy Probe Files' - WSJ

More Reaction To Taibbi's Piece: 'Archives Agency: SEC Was Wrong to Destroy Probe Files' - WSJ

New Computer Chip ‘Thinks’ Like a Brain Cell

13-Year-Old Designs Super-Efficient Solar Array Based on the Fibonacci Sequence

POTUS Wins Again - Releases Jobs Plan Directly to American People via Email

The greatness that is ATA.

Does this cat look like Anderson Cooper?

Help out a Fellow DU'er

No matter how hard they work at it, some folks will just never get the hang of chopsticks,

You know, that thing... That creepy-crawly thing?

Eschew obfuscation. nt

Journal question

PHOTO: Better fill that tank or you're gonna be late for the office...

Does anyone here remember "The New Show?"

According to Alexa, I have the 26,269,564th most popular website on the Web

Because MFM wasn't into training them, his pets had to learn their tricks by OBSERVING his behavior

I'm so tired of Stephanie Miller constantly promoting her "Sexy Liberal Show"

TheFrantics-Worst Commuter Train Ride Ever

Attitude? You've never SEEN so much attitude!!!

Thank you to whomever donated for me!!!!

HEY! Nirvana fans! Wanna feel OLD? Click HERE.

SnootyCam!

These damn tremors...

Hey Grovelbot, screw you and your ads.

Since times are hard, we may need

LOL: Not only is "A Clash of Onion Rings" a clever pun..

Great bumper sticker this AM.

Thank you to whomever donated for me!!!!

Is this real or fake?

cell phone with wifi and no data plan?

Hey, I need to "inform" a friend who believes Bachmann is a smart lady.

Furbaggers, check in HERE!!

Is it just me, or does Spaten Optimator taste like fermented Tootsie Rolls?

Stopped to see a piece of history today (pics)

Cheating's rampant; anyone could be next

Forbes: "Burger King Decapitates Its 'King' Mascot "

Get your brat under control.....OR ELSE !!!!

Who posted the Felix the Cat Sticky?

William Shatner's unforgettable performance of Elton John's "Rocket Man"

Someone in GD is being a poopy-head

This is a cool list and site to read if you want to learn some

I'm happy and just wanted to share . . .

Moose jumps Volvo. That is all.

Lubbers

What were/are your vacation plans for this summer. Me I'm planning on

Listen To A Preview Of Amy Winehouse’s Last Recorded Song

Our secretary came into work, still cranked from last night.

In the new Thundercats show tonight on Cartoon Network...

Santa Claus participate in the reindeer games during the off season,

! ! !

Illusion

Happiness

Been screwed too many times with "lifetime software updates"

What happens if you pour self-raising flour on an orphan?

Ah, Good Sir...

FUCK THE POLICE!!!!!

Was anyone a fan of this Show?

Holding on to you..

I actually thought about this all/most day: "Enjoy" - enjoyment - I don't get it.

Baby (My Cat) update

What is your favourite piece of digital hardware. I like my handheld

cats and jungles

So earlier this week, went out and bought me a nice big sack o'grapefruit for the first time

Eddard Stark would not work at Wendy's

Computer issue -- when I do a search and then hit the back button it goes back to Google

OK, who is the longhaired dude without a shirt who is so popular on wall of stickies?

To other staff of black kittehs:

I just published to the Kindle Store!

Oh my gawd......I need a drink and it's only 7:11AM!!!

Girl at a LAN party (big picture warning) Please note the guys with their heads in computer sacks

Best JOKER

Ever slept under the stars? I once, with a family friend, slept on the

Hubby just bought me Kindle...

Original Black Sabbath Lineup to Reunite For New Album and Tour

Bourdain or Deen?

Someone keeps stealing our gerber daisies!!

What is the most profound experience you have had at a museum. For me it would have

What's your favorite digital singer/group?

House swapping / trading... anybody here done this?

I used to be agnostic/atheistic, but I have to confess that during my open-heart surgery...

Which cartoon character do you hate the most?

What are you reading tonight DU? I'm reading "God Is Not Great" by Christopher Hitchens.

In the aeroplane over the sea...

Real critter or photoshop? If real, what's it called (besides frog)?

new Oreo has 100 calories per cookie

Ridley Scott to direct new "Blade Runner" - will be a sequel or prequel

Who is your favorite underrated cartoon character?

Check out this cool group--High Places

I need a list of upbeat movies..

Iraq’s ‘Soft Line’ on Syria Snubs Obama Policy in Nod to Iran

Who Is Rick Perry's Gay and Stripper Sex Accuser Robert Morrow?

IBM pursues chips that behave like brains

Asian stocks sink on fresh fears of US recession

Taliban Attacks on British, U.N. Offices Kill 3 in Kabul

Congressman's Former Company Froze out Small Investors.

Tea Party map suit likely to be tossed

Israeli jets strike Gaza; militants fire rockets

Foreign students walk off Hershey’s factory job in protest

Army defends body armor after report

Bank of America Cutting 3,500 Jobs, And More May Follow

Ohio home weatherization workers face layoffs as stimulus funds dry up (700)

Magnitude 6.8 Quake Jolts Japan Off Fukushima, Tsunami Advisory Lifted

Ousted president Laurent Gbagbo charged in Ivory Coast

Belarus Suspends Important Nuclear Agreement

L.A. sheriff's department at center of bias case (against Lancaster public housing residents)

"West Memphis Three' Will Be Freed After 18 Years

Sixth person dies after stage collapse at Indiana State Fair

Wall Street firms donated $11.2 million to members of debt ‘super committee’

Prosecutor's statement on West Memphis 3 plea deal

Ohio unemployment rises for 2nd time in 2 months

Utøya island shooting victims return to scene of Breivik's killing spree

Phone hacking: Police officer arrested over leaks

Seven ways Rick Perry wants to change the Constitution

Revealed: the full picture of sentences handed down to rioters

US troops may stay in Afghanistan until 2024

Texas-based defense contractor hacked by Anonymous

West Coast fish to be tested for Fukushima radiation

Libya rebels claim Roman city of Sabratha from regime

Striking Verizon workers protest at CEO's NJ home

Schroders, D.E. Shaw among top 2008 commodities speculators

Frank Antenori, First Potential Gabrielle Giffords Challenger, Emerges

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, August 19, 2011

Starbucks Settles With Dwarf Fired From Barista Job

UK Uncut activists plead not guilty to Fortnum & Mason charges

Rep. Dennis Kucinich is headline speaker at Seattle's "Hempfest"

U.S. forces to stay in Iraq into 2012, says Leon Panetta

Former Reagan Official: 'Rick Perry's an Idiot'

(Orlando) Mayor drops charges in homeless-feeding arrests

Christie signs bill barring fees for rape victims

Super rich still making money in crisis

In nod to IBM, HP overhaul minimizes consumers

Apple worth more than all euro zone banks

Prison population hits record high in England and Wales

Coburn happy he can't bring gun to Senate

Russ Feingold Not Running In 2012

Anybody still awake?

Phone taps target Chavez opponents in Venezuela

Plastic bag lobbying group influences curriculum

Houston sheds 9,200 jobs as schools cut

CVS pays $2 million in overcharging, misleading-ads suit settlement

Companies Point Fingers as Students Protest Conditions at Chocolate Plant

U.S. Oil Speculative Data Released By Senator (Bernie Sanders), Sparking Ire

US troops may stay in Afghanistan until 2024

Ohio union reps are a no show for meeting with Gov. Kasich

Texas Tax System Heavily Burdens Poor Residents

Ex-President Uribe denies ordering Colombia's intelligence agency to spy on judges, foes

'West Memphis Three' Freed After 18 Years

Tripoli facing three-sided advance by Libyan rebels

When traveling, CaliforniaPeggy and her husband bring along their own "Do Not Disturb" signs.

Feingold Won't Run For Senate

Medicare's top boss touts health care reform (Dr. Don Berwick)

If elected president, Rick Perry could still jog with his gun

Democrats catching on to this tax increase idea

He's a bit more liberal than Bill Clinton.

Maxine Waters catches Allen West as a hypocrite

PPP: Vacated Wisconsin Senate seat looks like a sure pickup for the republicans WHAT!!!!!

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Keeping the Birther Dream Alive...Says He'll Probe Birth Certificate

Unemployed Constituents Stage Sit-in At Paul Ryan's Office

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Bank Of America’s Director Of Public Policy Tells Rick Perry ‘We’ll Help You Out’

I only hope the country doesn't fall into a 'double-dip recession' because rightly or wrongly...

Obama halts some immigration cases

Call the WH: Ask that Obama clarify exactly what he means by "modest modifications" to SS, Medicare

Jon Stewart Does Obama’s Job For Him (VIDEO)

I love this website

Obama is still talking about fucking with Social Security and Medicare

Sharpton's guest just said "shit" on air.

Liberals complain about Obama; will it cost votes?

Reports: Bank of America cutting 10,000 or more jobs

News from the future, Year 2044:

In August 1983, with a 9.5% unemployment rate, Reagan went on a 25-day vacation on his ranch

Did the Dallas Tea Party founder just say "sh*t" on Al Sharpton's show?

Obama’s immigration breakthrough

Texas unemployment rate hits highest level since before Perry endorsed Gore

Sign if front of

Rick Perry has a porn problem

RNC chairman is a fuckface....keeps pounding, whining, blaming....what an asshole

Is Palin's latest PAC "campaign" ad illegal? She can't use PAC funds for campaigning

US troops may stay in Afghanistan until 2024

What if we had an election...

"Hope and optimism is on the Republican side this time"

Seven ways Rick Perry wants to change the Constitution

A message from Russ Feingold

Perry-Gate: The File (with links to multiple areas of transgression)

Obama is Already One of America’s Greatest Presidents

Gabby Gilford has a challenger for her seat these rethugs have no decency

Somebody's Got to Save This Country From Certain Doom

Damn Michelle!!!

Public Policy Polling: Democrats Have a Growing Enthusiasm Problem

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. forces to stay in Iraq into 2012, says Leon Panetta

Coburn: "As an African-American male, {President Obama} received tremendous benefits"

The Obama Is Right-Of-Center Lie - 50 Percent Polled Wanted Obama To Be More Conservative!

Obama Administration Pushing For Swift Passage of Free-Trade Pacts

I'll get behind Obama if he does this one thing before the election

Is it worth actually losing SS, Medicare, the Supreme Court, Healthcare Reform,

DeFazio says Obama lacks will to fight, may lose Oregon

As an African American watching Steel defend Perry is an EMBARRASSMENT

Rep. Lewis: African-Americans frustrated with unemployment rate, not Obama

Infographic: President Obama's Judicial Nominees

Keiser Report: Crimogenic UK (E174)

Rick Perry Global Warming, Oil $ & Corporate Tax Holiday

CowBoy Rick Perry's Job Creation Myth; Arrogant Perry Will Not Back Down From 'Lynching' Remark

Rick Perry And Job Creation

Papantonio: Rick Perry Not Ready for Prime Time Politics

Footage of Libyan battle in Zawiya (warning: some bloody images)

Rick Perry 's Job Creation Myth Anderson Cooper 360 CNN

Countdown - Worst Persons 8-18-2011

Young Turks: Welfare Queen Michele Bachmann Exposed By Tax Returns

The American Dream Film-Full Length

POE Submits White Paper calling for Investigation of Harlan Crow gifts to Clarence Thomas

If The Leader of California's Hells Angels Was President...

A reminder of how a progressive is supposed to think and behave.

Civilians, main target of US drone attacks in pakistan - Press TV News

Why is Americans for Prosperity in retreat?

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Bank Of America’s Director Of Public Policy Tells Rick Perry ‘ WE'LL HELP YOU OUT ’

SMACKDOWN: Laura Ingraham vs. Charlie Rangel

TDPS: Is Orwell's "1984" Dystopia True Today, Piece by Piece?

New Video showing treatment of Syrian Army prisoners

Media Mum When Bachmann Says She 'Lost Faith' in Country, Nuts When Mrs. Obama Said Same!

Banker to Rick Perry - "I'm from Bank of America and we'll help you out"

*Countdown with Keith ...: Al Gore: Why America Needs a Non-Violent Tahrir Square, Pt 1

Crazy Bachmann Vows $2 Gas If Elected

Thom Hartmann - Fox News Doesn't Know Jack about Economics or Food Stamps

Thom Hartmann - The latest slap in the face to 9/11 first responders

Hartmann - Caught? Fake conservative identities re-writing the web?

Thom Hartmann - Prof. Richard Wolff Lashes out at the Haves & Have Mores

Young Turks: Screw Medicare - Should Be A Family Responsibility (Senator)

Robert Reich Explains the Credit Downgrade (funny)

Thom Hartmann - Geeky Science - The Ultimate Spy tool

TYT: Obama Losing Three-Dimensional Chess

She's a NINJA, a batshit crazy NINJA! Bachmann worked for the IRS so she could KNOW HER ENEMY! USA!

Corbett: Only Russia able to prevent Libya-style repeat in Syria

Democrats’ road tour strikes back at GOP’s stand against raising taxes

Self-deleted by member

Confessions of a Dead Tribune

Argentina president on victory parade

A Message from Russ Feingold

Country Singer Martina McBride will "Love You Through" cancer

Guest Lineups For The Sunday Tv News Shows

Putin Calls U.S. ‘Parasite’ as Russia Gorges on Its Debt

Returning to the scene of the class war

How Conservative Christian Anti-Choice Centers Are Plotting to Lure Women With Medical Services

West Memphis 3 Case Raises Issues of Prejudice

What Obama should learn from Wisconsin - Joe Conason - Alternet

The World at a Tipping Point

Warren Buffet's oped: "Stop Coddling the Super Rich" - what to read to GOPers apoplectic about taxes

Bank of America ... To Rick Perry: "We Will Help You Out"

Forget Attack on Bernanke, Rick Perry Challenges Alexander Hamilton To A Duel

Taxes: About those folks who don't pay taxes ...

Taxes: About those folks who don't pay taxes ...

Obamas Take Separate Planes So First Lady Can Get A Few More Hours of Vacation in Martha’s Vineyard?

Son of Evangelical Royalty Turns His Back, and Tells the Tale.

loss of Japan's nuclear power => 317,000,000 ton increase in greenhouse gases

Florida’s Welfare Drug Testing Costs More Than It Saves

Friday Talking Points (178) -- Phony Vacation Outrage

Barack Obama's wars without end

Medicare for all is Democrats' best option - Robert Reich

Paul Ryan Running Scared: Charges Voters Fee to Ask Questions, Skips Town Halls

Weekend Economists Need Somebody August 19, 2011

"Our fears are unwarranted. America is in fact well-governed"

Customers pay while nuclear certainty teeters

2011 Scientific Integrity Cartoon Contest - Union of Concerned Scientists

Drumbeat: August 19, 2011

Global LNG-Asian LNG prices rise above $15/mmBtu on demand

Feds seeking ocean wind farm projects in RI, Mass

OC Filling Station Offers Hydrogen Made From Sewage

UCI researchers chart long-shrouded glacial reaches of Antarctica—Huge rivers of ice…

Utilities and Climate Scientists Team Up to Prepare for Bleak Water Future

Perry’s climate attacks mean little for W.H. race

After 12 Spills In 1 Year From Keystone Pipeline, CEO Promises Keystone XL Will Be Cleanest Ever

Researchers In Palau Find Eel Equivalent Of The Coelacanth - Poss. 200 Million Years Old

NOAA Facing Minimum 18-Month Gap In Weather Satellite Storm Warnings w/i 5 Yrs. If Cuts Proceed

World's biggest solar power plant shifts technology (from solar thermal to photovoltaic)

Wyden (D-OR) Joins Hippie-Punchers, Seeks Exemptions & Delays To Mercury, Clean Water Rules

Fancy That! Exxon Admits Yellowstone River Spill Larger Than Thought, Will Take Months To Clean Up

Growth of cities endangers global environment

Stupid question about disasters:

"Forget the bobblehead strategy..."

The Oyster Crash - Collapse, Reprieve And Prospects For Shellfish In An Increasingly Acid Ocean

Nitrogen in the soil cleans the air

US Icebreaker Fleet Based In Seattle - Both Ships - And Neither Of Them Work - NPR

The Wind-Energy Myth

Concerns Grow Over Risk of U.S. Nuclear Projects Post-Fukushima

NASA: Aliens might destroy us because of our gases

Radiation detected in rice

Alabama Nuclear Reactor, Partly Built, to Be Finished

13 year old designs solar panel “tree”

Nearly half of children near Fukushima plant absorbed radiation

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