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Archives: August 2, 2011

which group came out on top?

Gadhafi thanks Venezuela's Chavez for support

I came to DU tonight to look at the various thoughts

Married Lesbian Couple Rescued 40 Teens from Norway Massacre

Damn, those repukes are good.

Carlyle Group tries to buy Montana water company, refuses to give details

Carlyle Group tries to buy Montana water company, refuses to give details

Carlyle Group tries to buy Montana water company, refuses to give details

NYT's Joe Nocera: 'Tea Party’s War on America'

Debt deal: anger and deceit has led the US into a billionaires' coup

Complete List of Koch Products to Boycott

Did you hear Chris Hayes is getting his own show on MSNBC

America can do [better than/slightly better than/not quite as terrible as] this.

America can do [better than/slightly better than/not quite as terrible as] this.

Senate plan to end FAA shutdown falls apart

Keith challenged us to mobilize, tonight.

Do we (meaning you) know what time the Senate will vote tomorrow? Thanks. nt

Stop The Wars For Money?

CNN: U.S. warns Libyan rebels to get their act together

CNN: U.S. warns Libyan rebels to get their act together

Interesting Asian markets are falling

My email to Anna Eshoo tonight.

My email to Anna Eshoo tonight.

Senate vote set for Tuesday after House passes debt ceiling agreement

We are losing this one.

Cuba National Assembly approves economic reforms

Sen Reid Could Still Do The Right Thing Tomorrow

Sen Reid Could Still Do The Right Thing Tomorrow

Perhaps your Representative will have Town Hall Meetings

Budget fight on health care cuts just beginning

Toon- Giving in too much? Nonsense!

US artist plans to replace lost eyeball with camera

Rep. Doug Lamborn made a racialist remark about the president

ok...who wants a piece of me...anyone?

Paul B. Farrell: Commodities casino makes losers of us all

Debt Ceiling Reality (toon)

EU Youth Unemployment Tops 20%

Slowpoke TOON- Deficit 'memories'

Slowpoke TOON- Deficit 'memories'

Luckovich: Debt ceiling shenanigans and unemployment. Nails it again.

Shredders running 24/7 @ NewsCorpse?

So half of the "Democrats" in the House voted for this shit sandwich of a bill?

So half of the "Democrats" in the House voted for this shit sandwich of a bill?

I went out today and the people I saw looked like they were lacking some sleep

I went out today and the people I saw looked like they were lacking some sleep

What Do Journalists Think About The Debt Crisis? They Think Americans Got What They Deserved.

Question: When they say "cuts" what do they mean?

Obama's $1 trillion subsidy to big business insurers

Aug 2nd 5:30pm Union rally in Hudson, WI to get out the vote

Should There Be A Constitutional Limit On Marriage? [POLL

Anatomy of a Debt Deal - Chris Hayes and Ezra Klein dissect the budget bill

The devil is in the details. It always is. And many of the details have not

America's Financial and Societal Foundations Rapidly Sinking

This disappointment matches another disappointment

Gov. Perry Favors a Constitutional Amendment on Abortion

The way Washington keeps feeding us s**t all the time...

"Wires and Lights" speech (Edward R. Murrow, 1958)

RedState.com: "Obama is the Big Winner in the Debt-Ceiling Debate"

Sigh of Relief: Debt Deal Spares Veterans and VA from Tea Party Budget Ax

Final ransom payment is today. Anyone know what time?

#666. A Capitol Grill Favorite 'Satan's Sandwich'

Dupe

Joe Scum is more disgusting than usual today

What Would I Have Done?

The President's Failure to Uphold the Constitution

Phone-hacking scandal: Key figure at News International arrested

Manufacturing a Double-Dip Recession

Senator Leahy admits he's giving in to republican extortion and voting for the deal

3 Big Victories for Obama & Dems in Debt Ceiling Fight – Republicans Just Trying to Save Face

3 Big Victories for Obama & Dems in Debt Ceiling Fight – Republicans Just Trying to Save Face

Here is how the Progressive Caucus voted:

Wendell Potter -- Fresh Evidence That Health Insurers Value Profits Over People

Ironic that the only taxes raised in the deal are on workers.

Ironic that the only taxes raised in the deal are on workers.

Ironic that the only taxes raised in the deal are on workers.

India has a nuclear event - 4 got radiated, 2 others got fired

Cantor's got his best

It's the Revenue, Stupid

It's the Revenue, Stupid

U.S. ski champion reveals how she fought off black bear...with her fists

MN Supreme Court Rules Say Bachmann's Right to Practice Law Should Be Suspended

Tuesday Toons

Can a liberal get a win from this administration?

Youth Subdued

Tea Party Held a Gun to Obama's Head

After debt deal, economy in deeper peril

Highest radioactivity level detected at nuke plant since March

Great timing for the ALEC meeting this weekend

It almost seems like they're extorting Obama. Threatening his family.

So where can I see the cuts that are to happen to us ???

So where can I see the cuts that are to happen to us ???

Democrats, Republicans Celebrate Pitiful Excuse For Common Ground

Your "Super Congress" prediction

Nancy Pelosi voted FOR this debt ceiling deal

If the safety net is further cut, that will hurt millions.

Wisconsin: GOP Puppetmasters earn A+ Grade

Wisconsin: GOP Puppetmasters earn A+ Grade

We've already lost one this month. 1683 troops lost in Afghanistan since 2001

Another Koch Bros spend in Wisconsin recalls, One Wisconsin Now fighting back

“You don't lead by hitting people over the head-that's assault, not leadership.”

Fliers face new queries at Logan (Airport, Boston)

Massive Conflict of Interest-SEC's Co-Chief Counsel On Derivatives Worked For Paulson (Abacus, etc)

The Changeling in Charge

See, I Told You So

The Grand Tea Party Experiment starts today! Yipeee!

Meanwhile John MICA continues the other 'Bagger terrorism of job destruction (FAA held hostage)

We stand bare except for the truth...

AT&T Data Throttling Hits Heaviest Users

A Simple Explanation of Why We're In This Economic Mess

Consumer Spending in U.S. Unexpectedly Fell in June

'Tea party' terrorists? Bachmann raising money off alleged Biden comment

Pentagon lands extra $50 billion out of debt deal

McCain says tax increases should be "on the table" for super committee.

So on 3 separate news reports this morning...

About poor people ..they are us...right now.

What does pink water in a lake/pond indicate? I saw this on a documentary

So, Who do You Suppose Owns the Most U.S.Government Debt?

US top military official says troops need immunity for continued presence in Iraq

Paul Krugman Blog- Got that 30's feeling, all the way.

Wow...even "silent" protests banned, in Belarus. What are they so afraid of?

American Select: Wall Street-Backed Third Party Flogs Fake Democracy

where to sign the debt bill--how about mammoth cave in kentucky

Tea Party unhappy with deal: It’s ‘destroying America’s future’

Sewer leak in Whitehall Township results in small spill, pipe replacement

This WAS the best bill because Obama ALWAYS caves and this outcome was inevitable

House leaves, FAA partly shutdown, 90K jobs on line

The New Republicans... and HOPE

IMPORTANT news: Judges clear air in dispute over toilet paper design

Five months ago Congress agreed to form a bipartisan committee to tackle our fiscal deficit

High radioactivity levels at the Japanese nuclear building

McConnel now on CSPAN thanking Reid and Obama for The Deal.

McConnell: Debt bill creates "entirely new template" for raising debt limit

Five months ago Congress agreed to form a bipartisan committee to tackle our fiscal deficit

Debt Deal May Hit Medicare: Services may be cut & Eligibility age may be raised.

How did it come to this? We have no voice . We don't want wars.

President Obama's Surrender-Tea Party wins, Democrats lose, the carnage will be even worse next year

A Question ,Chinless McConnell just quoted Austan Goolsbee

Can't End Well

Senate voting, online link below. Thanks DU

After Months of Partisan Wrangling, Wall Street & Pentagon Emerge Victorious on Debt Deal

I don't know why I shouldn't think that Obama and Reid got as much as they thought they could.

If the Republicans take the Senate they could get more of what they want.

If everyone should have to sacrifice...?

My senator Bill Nelson's email response to a note I sent earlier this week...

Murdoch foam pie attacker jailed for six weeks (they should have given him a medal)

What does it mean if the jobs never return?

More GOP electoral work in WI

Anders Behring Breivik wants government to resign and Japanese specialists to assess him

BOO! -Be Very Afraid---the message has been carefully crafted---The Tea Pary Is ALL Powerful!

BOO! -Be Very Afraid---the message has been carefully crafted---The Tea Pary Is ALL Powerful!

Both sides need to acknowledge reality

Got this PM from a DUer

Catholic Church "Child Protection Chief" caught with 4000 images of child porn!

The Myth of Too-Big-To-Fail

Democrats MUST win back the House in 2012....

Democrats MUST win back the House in 2012....

The GOP's hidden debt-deal agenda: Gut the EPA

Can anyone tell me why I haven't seen a clip of that Al Gore

The John Stewart clip with the reporter that is smarter than the President...

The John Stewart clip with the reporter that is smarter than the President...

Iraq contractor charging $3000 for a circuit breaker valued @ $94

Lawsuit over the World Trade Center cross causes outpouring of Christian love

Sam Stein's Proposed Rule for the Super Congress (This needs TRACTION)

Question for DUers

I wrote this song 30 years ago.

2 minute warning - President in the Rose Garden

VOTE BKDOWN BY PARTY: Final Senate vote on S365 (Debt Ceiling bill)--74 to 26

Senate Roll Call is up

DOW Down 156 points after Senate VOTE

***** President Obama LiveBlog *****

Lowering America's War Ceiling?

So The Jobless Have To Wait 5 More Weeks For Some Relief...While..

So The Jobless Have To Wait 5 More Weeks For Some Relief...While..

Oh, give me an effin' break!

What happened to the guy who was answering Medicare/Medicaid

What happened to the guy who was answering Medicare/Medicaid

Compromise.....

Run Government like our households? Really?

Jon Stewart eviscerates Dems over "Shared Sacrifice"

Why Do Dems Keep Getting Publicly Scolded?

74-26 Senate. Don't have breakdown, just the numbers.

Sanders safe for reelection, approval rating 67%, third in popularity out of 85 Senators polled

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: "Budget deal places nation on a disturbing policy course"

The biggest talking point lie

The biggest talking point lie

Jon Stewart on the debt deal: ‘So, the Democrats got hosed’

What's your best guess for the official unemployment rate for October 2012 ?

"Special Bulletin", don't miss this WONDERFUL movie about MSM news coverage

If you want a quick laugh

U.S. Debt-Ceiling Agreement Leaves States Preparing for More Cuts Ahead

Institute for Policy Studies: "Obama's budget deal is no compromise"

The worst thing?

Independent, grassroots' media, professional-collaboration:

Paul Krugman is a Political Rookie. Or How Barack Obama Left John Boehner Holding the Teabag, Again.

Defense spending cuts?! Y'all are killing me here.

Triumphs and Setbacks of Gay Straight Alliances

My email to Stabenow, one of my US Senators from MI

First, you got to get mad...

UPDATE: Venezuela Chavez Shaves Off Hair; Calls It His 'New Look'

My email to Levin, one of my US Senators from MI

And the ratings agency downgrade threats passes... (why am I not surprised)

TV station edits black boy to make him seem violent

There are posts claiming that Medicare is off the table with the new Commission. Could someone

TOON: how the White House and corporate Democrats respond to our criticism

Four Ways the Debt-Ceiling Deal Will Affect You Personally

NEVER negotiate with terrorists. It only encourages them.

Ask Mishka: End of the World 2012?

OK! That's done...where were we? Oh, We should Impeach Clarence Thomas...

Study: Deunionization A Leading Factor Behind Increasing Income Inequality

Phone-hacking scandal: Stuart Kuttner is latest NoW exec to be arrested

What Obama should say when the debt committee fails.

Gallup: Obama's not losing his base

Senate votes on Debt Limit bill...

And you thought you were pissed ...

Pushing for more trade deals as per Obama now...ugh. n/t

That Monolithic Tea Party Just Wasn’t There

Let The Budget Cutting Start With The Red States/Districts First

Let The Budget Cutting Start With The Red States/Districts First

Frank Rich: Murdoch and O’Reilly are ‘thugs’

Isn't privatization a Republican ideal?

If you want something, don't ask for it. Go out and fucking take it.

Anyone here signed up for the Move to Amend Webinar tonight?

Poll: Most say lawmakers behaved like ‘spoiled children’ in debt fight

debt limit bill

Married Lesbian Couple Rescued 40 Teens from Norway Massacre

Married Lesbian Couple Rescued 40 Teens from Norway Massacre

Why (oh why) can't the Democrats stay on message (or, perhaps more basically, have a message?)?

I stopped believing in religious deities at an early age

c-span the republican senators are lining up to bash Obama

Fatal Fullerton police beating of homeless man sparks outcry

DEA agents traumatize family during raid on wrong house

Why the Republican led house will Fail on Jobs creation

Obama & the Fake Debt Ceiling Crisis: This President Is Really Just Smarter Than You Are

US avoids default as Obama signs debt bill into law

University of Michigan nurses add to unfair labor practice charge

Cenk Uygur interviewed this mornng on David Sirota's radio show

"Super Committee" will produce "Super Lobbyists"

I feel sorry for the Democratic party as a whole.

Lazy House teabaggers and Boehner leave with unfinished business.

How effectively does our government represent the will of average Americans vs. the very wealthy?

How effectively does our government represent the will of average Americans vs. the very wealthy?

How effectively does our government represent the will of average Americans vs. the very wealthy?

Obama vs. Repubs= Dad vs. a screaming tantruming child--the winner is the one who waits it out

Harry Reid's speech from yesterday.

Al Gore: 'Our system of government itself, is in real trouble'

When a parent gives in to a child's temper tantrum in just makes the tantrums worse.

Do you enjoy fucking with freepers/teabaggers/wingnuts?

Duplicitous Bullshit

If the big 3 are supposedly protected in this new deal

I've already accepted the fact that Romney will be the next potus

I've already accepted the fact that Romney will be the next potus

Letter to my Senator who voted 'yes'

Selected of God Choir - Lose Yourself (official music video)

Sotheby's locks out unionized art handlers, sparks picket line

Verizon Showdown Calls for New Strike Tactics

You've got to get mad

Four Myths About the "Deal" - and Four Ways It Can Hurt You

Keep Whining All The Way To Teabaggerstan.

It's silly season on DU today

So when the congressional committee comes and goes without ending Social Security or Medicare...

Ex-Detroit mayor Kilpatrick released from state prison

Relax - By Mike Luckovich

Debt ceiling (delay) cost to taxpayers: $18 million

Pelosi: My Deficit Committee Members Will Oppose All Entitlement Benefit Cuts

Hey Pig! Germany's Steep Fines For Animal Insults ('Stinkefingers' Ain't Cheap Either)

Oh lovely the R word (recession) on the TV machine

New U.S. House district called a lock for GOP

Reykjavik, Dublin, Athens, Madrid, Rome.......Washington?

US has indicted an ex-UBS banker for providing offshore tax-evasion services to rich Americans

British private schools pimp their pupils to papers for publicity

British private schools pimp their pupils to papers for publicity

Dow down 217, below 12,000 again. :( n/t

Republican Tea ParTay Logic (such as it is): spending $1 billion + to save $16.5 million

Now I Wait

How are the parking laws in your town?

Analysis: Taxes on table in future debt debate

Senate vote tally for S. 365, August 2, 2011, 12:16 PM

Any DUers caught the discussion with Ratigan and Lil

Full Episode: Nightline: Gabrielle Giffords' Triumphant Return

A quote about extremists from Robert Kennedy.

Hospitals, Nurses Group Lash Out At Debt Deal

When you have termites, you call an exterminator. When you have cancer,

When you have termites, you call an exterminator. When you have cancer,

1. Cut defense spending by 50% 2. Low/No cost Healthcare 3. Low/No cost Education

Would it be safe to say that the United States Government is

59 of 87 Republican House Freshmen Voted FOR the Debt Deal

Chrysler, Eminem hit rev up city again with latest 'Imported From Detroit' effort - video

Did you guys just hear Thom Hartmann? He said he read the bill and

It just hit 108 in Kansas City and my power just flickered off and back on.

Not good when the President is outside his house and it sounds like the police are responding to

Drivers continue to pay more at pump

Some good news for a change: MSNBC Extends Rachel Maddow's Contract

Is bobbolink OK, anyone know?

Reaping Millions in Nonprofit Care for Disabled

QUESTION: What were the Social Secuirty benefits that were cut?

If Lesbian Couple Saves 40 from Norway Massacre and No One Writes About it, Did It Really Happen?

Bloomberg: "Federal governnent getting out of the business of trying to spur the economy"

A question.

The dawn of SUPERCORRUPTION in our government

The Rude Pundit: Photos That Do Portend the End of Days (Just Not the Christian Way)

Treasonous

Tom The Dancing Bug: Great Moments In American Political Negotiation & Compromise

Rachel Maddow Extends MSNBC Conract

Al Gore will be on Keith tonight,

Pentagon lands extra $50 billion out of debt deal

Pentagon lands extra $50 billion out of debt deal

Danziger Toon- Class War

Fox & Friends Guest, "Jim Garvin," Just A "Small Business Owner?"

German Air-Traffic Controllers Plan Strike

Rick Scott to work in donut shop tomorrow in Tampa. Time to DU the photo-op.

Steve Israel and Barney Frank who voted No are coming up on Hardball

Could he be any less inspiring? Let us eat trade deals? Trying to top the 700,000 lost NAFTA jobs?

Our lawmakers

Rite Aid worker dies from fall while chasing cigarette thief

One day in the future when the president is a republican, and both the House and Senate

I am glad Rachel will be back tonight.

President Perry

President Perry

Are you a social media user?

Illinois DREAM Act Signed By Governor Quinn - (PHOTOS)

It looks like Mitch McConnell Was right

Debt Limit Bill passed - DJIA still falling like a rock

Half of European men share King Tut's DNA

The GOP War on the Environment

From some of my neighbors in REAL LIFE

From some of my neighbors in REAL LIFE

Al Franken votes Yes.

The Tea Party's War on America

"Douchebag" - How offensive/sexist/misogynist of a word is it?

Jon Stewart: "Tea party like it's 1799."

Who chooses the members of the Super Congress?

Who chooses the members of the Super Congress?

Time for me to "Free the Vipers !"

Geithner unsure if U.S. credit rating to be downgraded (Reuters)

Kucinich to challenge constitutionality of "Super Congress" provisions in federal court?

Millions of Americans without jobs, money or any way to pay bills ...

Yosemite Half Dome Climber Falls to death - any thoughts/comments?

Salmonella linked to turkey sickens dozens, one dead in U.S.

MSNBC: Death in seconds: Radiation pockets found at Fukushima plant

wisconsinjobsnow.org - Grass roots making a difference in Milwaukee - FREE Early Voting Shuttle

"but at least did it with pinky finger properly cocked"

Actions Mr. President, and at this point I do not expect you to fight for squat

Faith-based pregnancy counselling centres found wanting

It’s 1937. No, it’s 1938! Or is it 1930? Talk About Lousy Choices…

Americans, your corporate masters are angry that you aren't being good consumer sheep and SPENDING

Good Point in this toon

FAA? Who needs an FAA anyway.....?

So what are the triggers?

So, armchair constitutional lawyers. This "supercommittee" and its "trigger" mechanism.

Westboro Baptist Church to picket Norway funerals

M$NBC is making me nervous. They are FORCING progressive hosts to have their RW lickers on air

Unemployment and the re-election strategy of President Obama...

Sens Udall, McCaskill, Manchin, & Nelsons Introduce Dem BBA to be voted on this fall

Gen. Honore wants to send elected leaders to boot camp to teach them leadership and common purpose!

A Question

Dunkin Donuts "Extra Sugar" Sting

Did Nancy Pelosi ever say...

Russ Feingold: Statement on the Selection of the Super Committee Members

This is why America can't have nice things

"If both the left and right hate it, then it can't be bad" and old gas

Bronx Catholic School, Populated by Black and Latino Students, Hires Known Racist as Principal

Obama, the friendly face of Neoliberalism.

Help elect a Democratic Congress or SHUT THE FUCK UP!!

Marc Ambinder nailed it back in December

'Tea party' terrorists? Bachmann tries to cash in on alleged Biden dig

Borowitz: Biden Compares Tea Party to Terrorists; Al-Qaeda Demands Apology

I'm a big fan of Ronald Reagan

HELLO! Debt deal is a bad deal - S&P 500 Hits 2011 Low

talking Sharpton. Is the self-professed title of "reverend" a positive?

Want to see why Romney will never win the GOP nomination?

The12-person commission is now law. That said, who should be on it?

404 error: COMMON SENSE IN WASHINGTON not found. "

Want to see why Romney will never win the GOP nomination?

McConnell: ‘The debt ceiling will not be clean anymore’

Study: Who Is Riding Curbside Buses, And Should Amtrak Worry?

Paul Krugman Blog-Bwahahahaha, Newt Edition

I want a constitutional lawyer NOW! Calling Vincent Bugliosi

So, how are those Tea Party economics...

"Mittness Protection Program" - Chuck Todd credits Politico for this gem

REPORT: Debt Ceiling Deal Will Cost 1.8 Million Jobs In 2012

Is Mitch O'Connell in charge of who gets appointed to the "super committee?"

Democrats Accept Major Cuts to Their Balls - Outcome Surprises No One

Companies that will lose because of the deal.

GOP's disrespect of Obama goes beyond debt fight

Activism works: Grassroots Win- Youth Climate Activists in VT Lead the Charge

How the Tea Party won the debt deal

How the Tea Party won the debt deal

Howard Fineman: Debt Ceiling Gives GOP's Great Dismantler (McConnell) His Moment

Are The Republicans/Teabaggers Deliberately Sabotaging The Economy

Bin Laden Group to construct tallest building

The FAA, the mean spirited fucks on the repubican side of the aisle, and the loss of jobs

If You’re Under 35, You’ve Never Experienced ‘Normal’ Earth Climate

Meredith Whitney: 'Increasing Signs' Of A Possible Double-Dip Recession

How about that Satan Sandwich!

Spring 2008 - The Age of Innocence

A Cult of Centrism, Poisoning the American Political System -- Krugman

Words matter.

Unprecedented email from Jay Inslee (D - wants to be governor of Washington state)

Unprecedented email from Jay Inslee (D - wants to be governor of Washington state)

PASTORS FOR PEACE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES ITS 22nd FRIENDSHIPMENT CARAVAN TO CUBA.

Kochs’ greatest political triumph is the creation of the Tea Party movement (The Guardian)

We got too used to shrub and his ways of running roughshod over everyone

Reid Says FAA Shutdown Will Continue; Blames House and anti-union Delta Airlines

"Well, that's just not gonna happen"

Taking Advantage of a Disruptive Situation to Attack an Opponent.

Will TeaFarty / GOP own the Sinking Economy and Job Loss

The Debt Ceiling Deal- The Cartoonists render a verdict, part 1

The Debt Ceiling Deal- The Cartoonists render a verdict, part 2

The Debt Ceiling Deal- The Cartoonists render a verdict, part 3

Nine Illnesses in Texas Linked to Ground Turkey

The 'cat food dozen's' default mechanism is ALL CUTS, no revenue. We will be

Mr Vice President, here... careful with the exhaust

The World Has Been Watching

Beck claims debt deal will bring about World War III

Nut vs nut. Frank Gaffney: Herman Cain is meeting with the Muslim Brotherhood!!!111!

Nut vs nut. Frank Gaffney: Herman Cain is meeting with the Muslim Brotherhood!!!111!

Professor at UMass explains how deficits were deliberately created

Tonight on Countdown: Al Gore, John Dean

Tonight on Countdown: Al Gore, John Dean

Charlie Sheen, dead and buried in the 'Two and A Half Men' season premiere?

Meanwhile...

Fold, Part II

What do you think President Obama will do for "work" if he is not re-elected in 2012?

Did I miss the part of the "crisis" resolution where GOP baggers

Economic Statistics - How can I find the following statistics?

Fox News ‘expert’ compares free birth control to forced abortions

What Do Bears And Wolves In Yellowstone National Park Do When No One's Watching?

What Do Bears And Wolves In Yellowstone National Park Do When No One's Watching?

The GOP's hidden debt-deal agenda: Gut the EPA

Republican Tea ParTay Logic (such as it is): spending $1 billion + to save $16.5 million

A Right Wing Plot To Delegitimize Democracy?

Tie MIC to taxation.

I keep getting a "private caller" saying they are a "Democratic Organization" and then not leaving a

A Few Thoughts on the Debt Ceiling Deal

Congress going on Vacation....

So, I wonder what the next contrived crisis will be?

Until. . .

Al speaks for Me!

Congress going on Vacation....

Those who seek RW approval in order to gain wealth and power do so quite cynically.

Those who seek RW approval in order to gain wealth and power do so quite cynically.

Those who seek RW approval in order to gain wealth and power do so quite cynically.

Corporate Front Group Burns Americans

rachel is on now

Smoke and mirrors and defense

Debt Ceiling Cuts "Almost As Deep As Those In Paul Ryan's Slash-and-Burn Budget"

Rachel!!

Obama get's apology for "Tar Baby" remark:

MSNBC extends Rachel Maddow’s contract to 2014

Pat Buchanan says "your boy" all the time. He probably should of thought before saying it

Where are the jobs from the Bush tax cuts? The Dems. should be

White supremacist principal running Bronx school with majority black and Latino students

Thanks to this new bill, Social Security privatization WILL be passed because Obama doesn't need

Thanks to this new bill, Social Security privatization WILL be passed because Obama doesn't need

CNN report on Fukushima coming up right now

CNN report on Fukushima coming up right now

Debt settlement has left me sick

Debt settlement has left me sick

Faux "news" caught lying again

Rick Perry and the Christian right

Third Way Document Proves Democratic Party Supports Permanent Bailouts for Banksters

Wow! The new Spiderman super hero is African American

I'm guessing Rachael Maddow is going to have a LOT to say tonight

Sailors chanting "Allahu Akbar", Pakistani Navy ship tries to ram Indian Warship.- Video

Obama Nominates Judge Adalberto José Jordán to the United States Court of Appeals

Arguing about the minutia of the debt ceiling deal is what is going to kill us.

The Repugs Used The Tea Party And When Its All Said And Done They....

Hey, I'm glad we got those revenue increases in this deal...

OK DUers time to start all over again - Wisconsin needs you

Rachel Maddow you have so much class

Woodpecker-Saving Daughter Costs Mom $500, Possible Jail Time

OK. so Congress is now vowing to talk about jobs, jobs, jobs now that the debt ceiling fight is over

Gabrielle Giffords — showing up and showing us up on the debt ceiling

"At least we're all in this together" (Asian markets tanking tonight)

"At least we're all in this together" (Asian markets tanking tonight)

So How EDUCATED Are The REPUBLICAN Candidates?

Restrictive and Inappropriate: How High-stakes Testing & NCLB Abuse Sped Students

60% of us hte little people are upset this has no

60% of us hte little people are upset this has no

I remember it well

Matt Damon Rips Debt Deal, Republicans, Tea Party (video)

Police arrest Los Angeles man suspected of arson spree

30 Minutes To Closing...Dow Jones Down 265 Points..11866

Iceland's On-going Revolution (and why it's not in the news!)

Why Voters Tune Out Democrats

So Are You Going To The POTUS Birthday Bash Tomorrow...

It's funny how offended the right gets when someone 'insults' them, like Biden's terrorist jab.

Let's call them what they are: job destroyers.

Boner to CBS News - "I got 98% of what I wanted. I'm pretty happy"

It's really sad to read this article by William Greider...

If no one decides to challenge Obama in a primary, how disappointed will you be?

The outcome of the debt ceiling bill! (humor)

Obama for America wants donations. I have a suggestion.

Greeks fall back on family ties amid debt crisis

Greeks fall back on family ties amid debt crisis

I Have a Modest Request:

So Fuckabee has made a for profit 9/11 cartoon

The people selling details of the TRIGGER bill are spreading (witting or unwitting) disinformation.

Over 24,700 people treated for heatstroke in 2 months through July (Japan)

Mark Halperin's BACK On MSNBC!

You don't have to spank a child in order for them to be a good person...

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!!

Knock knock, Who's there? Virg, Virg who?

Democrats Accept Major Cuts to Their Balls

I want some of the weed that democratic

Piers' Saudi prince (Rupert's friend) is going to, uh, errect world's tallest tower

Wait a minute...the Super Congress is UNELECTED???

Investors Made a Fortune on Treasuries in July (Bloomberg)

The Super Congress perfectly Sets Up ANOTHER Hostage Situation.

The "Why Stopper": 76 Gas allows you to not have to talk to your kids while driving.

The Dark Side of Murdoch's Russian Billboard Business

Retreat, Surrender, Can President Obama At Least Plead? by Ralph Nader

Julian Assange

Did You Know That The President Can Adjourn Congress ??? - Could Come In Handy...

Did anyone ever hear why Quaker Oats Man and Pickles avoided Betty Ford's funeral?

Did anyone ever hear why Quaker Oats Man and Pickles avoided Betty Ford's funeral?

Did anyone ever hear why Quaker Oats Man and Pickles avoided Betty Ford's funeral?

When tax cuts for the wealthy expire, it will be the BUSH tax increase.

Holy shit - Bernie Sanders, Matt Taibbi and Jon Stewart all under the bus?

i was going through my grandfathers stuff from the 1930's

It is down to two things in this country. You are either for the unions or for the corporations.

Ex-UBS Banker Indicted On Charges Of Providing Tax Evasion Services To Wealthy Americans

On those tax cuts expiring

So The Senate is NOT going into recess??? Pro-Forma Sessions are scheduled

Zurich: The city that prides itself on being ordinary.

Folks pay attntion to WI again.

The Quiet Revolution: Latin America Moving Away from Washington's Influence

Oh my fucking god thank god for the Daily Show, Keith Olbermann, and DU!

Which Party is the most weak and inept?

So I'm all for the cuts in defense, but...

Do you think the rightwingnuts started to visibly attack unions this year to bait

I can only speak for myself, but no, OFA, I don't want to host a party for the President

Girl's lemonade stand shut down

Is Mark Warner the Designated Social Security Killer? (emptywheel)

Yen Surge Threatens to Wipe Out Japan’s Recovery From Quake

Oh, HELL No !!! - Sen. Warner Wants To Be On Debt Deal's New Bicameral 'Super Committee' - TheHill

I am not the extreme Left, I am the Informed Left and NO ONE will call me unworthy or insignificant

GETTING BIN LADEN: What happened that night in Abbottabad

Is it true that Pat Buchanan has to get botox in his arm, just so it won't do the Hitler salute?

Crap! It is 119 degrees in OK. Stay safe,y'all!

83% of liberal democrats of approve of obama

WI state senator said to have impregnated babysitter

I have a very serious question RE: Austerity

Before you try to explain Pat Buchanan's use of the term "boy"

Before you try to explain Pat Buchanan's use of the term "boy"

Angry about the debt deal? Prepare to get a little angrier.

Press conference tomorrow, 8/3, live stream: Americans Hurt by ALEC "Model Bills" Speak Out

I would like to see more Democrats in Congress to avoid these kinds of showdowns.

PHOTO of the DAY (JAPAN) Dial up warning

Here's a solution for you. Are you ready for it?

What a drag … Iceland considers prescription-only cigarettes

Burned Out or Energized?

Study: Tea Partiers Outworked Democrats In Debt Fight

O'Donnell did a great job supporting teachers tonight

Why is there a sub for Ed Schultz?

Why is there a sub for Ed Schultz?

CGD worried about Congress cutting US foreign assistance, but they asked for it

CGD worried about Congress cutting US foreign assistance, but they asked for it

Does anyone else feel like there's no hope left?

Is there a "Media Matters" for the Ludwig Von Mises Institute? I can't find it.

Man detained after jumping White House fence

Man detained after jumping White House fence

VIDEO: Adolf Buchannan refers to the President as "your boy" to Rev Sharpton

Are lack of loans to private contractors to blame for chronic unemployment?

how was Al Gore on Countdown tonight?

FDR was called "a tool of Wall St" by Father COUGHLIN. Just saying.

Matt Damon and teachers don't fall for right wing media trick questions

TED GUNDERSON HAS PASSED AWAY! RIP

No such thing as a "Tea Party" - Really. Quit promoting the concept.

The "super committe" thing . . . . . do you see it as a ceding of presidential power to the Congress

Another Republican says the party left her....will run as a Dem..

Ok it is time we ask this question...

Joe LIEberman Says U.S. Should CUT SOCIAL SECURITY To Pay For Fighting ‘The Islamist Extremists’

Obama: "Yes, that means making some adjustments to protect health care programs like Medicare"

Rick Perry, the "non-candidate", is running ads in Iowa now.

Ah listening to an Economist on the thom Hartman show

Make An Haiku About The Debt Deal

Do you think President Obama and the other top D leaders know we are upset?

Fukushima: The radiation readings may be higher than the Geiger counters are capable of measuring

Do you believe taxcuts create jobs?

Cutting Social Security renders FICA contributions that already have been paid

Today's Democracy Now lays it all out. Debt ceiling, War, Tax breaks, Kucinich. Here's my Clift note

Would you be ok if Obama didn't extend unemployment ?

Did the President just suggest privatizing public functions such as roads and construction??

OMG!!! THE President wants to give government money to PRIVATE FIRMS!!!!

Who else is losing track of which progressives we are supposed to hate now?

Matt Damon defends teachers against a libertarian d00chebag and her [expletive] cameraman!

Toles nails it

Her kids are with woman who killed her own children

"Debt-ceiling compromise will do nothing to prevent the economy from tumbling into a 2nd recession"

'There is a cancer on the presidency.'

Pelosi: My Deficit Committee Members Will Oppose All Entitlement Benefit Cuts

We didn't lose this fight. Barack Obama was in law school when this fight was lost.

Thom Hartmann: 'I've read entire bill and we MUST READ Section 402.'

A HUGE win for women, no?

Poll: Did you vote in the 2010 elections?

MSNBC Execs "over the moon" about Melissa Harris-Perry

MSNBC Execs "over the moon" about Melissa Harris-Perry

Predict the Senate vote

To Clear Things Up: SS, Medicare and Medicaid Will Be Looked at by Super Congress

BREAKING NEWS: Dow plummets 260+ points, closes below 12,000. More ...

Here's how part 2 of the debt bill will play out...

Beaten & tazed while lying naked in snow, 5 months in jail ...then the dash cam released

"Fiscal Conservatives" aka. Teabagger Whackos Will Be "Barred from Supercommittee"

Republicans: A Profile Of The Classic Abuser.

Republicans: A Profile Of The Classic Abuser.

What will be this year's August Silly Season story?

A story about Tar baby..

Pat Buchanan:“to nail the coonskin to the wall”

What was the goal here for Obama and the Democrats?

Honestly, this wasn't even a good POLITICAL decision.

Interview with a Japanese Kansai Gaidai Student

Gallup: Obama's not losing his base Of self-described liberals, 72% still approve of Obama’s job

Hooters' Vegas resort files for Chapter 11 --- Good!

Wow... Normally When The President Signs A Bill, There's Lots Of Presidential Pens Handed Out...

Krystal Ball: Why Obama Is So Bad at Negotiations

REPORT: Debt Ceiling Deal Will Cost 1.8 Million Jobs In 2012

Buffett Says 'Bet Heavily' Against Double Recession

Biden’s Admission on the 14th Amendment Actually a BFD - FDL

Unless we can get people to die earlier we will have to reform medicare and social security

OK DU, we have a mission.. GET PAT BUCHANNAN OFF MSNBC

Pat Buchanan

Pat Buchanan

Looking into my crystal ball:

Looking into my crystal ball:

Name One Successful Nation on Planet Earth That Has Libertarianism as its Core Governing Philosophy

So... I've Been Trying For Sometime Now, To "Formulate" This Question... So Here Goes...

So The Congress-Creeps Are Gone For The Next Five Weeks, And The FAA Is Unfunded This Whole Time...

Al Gore Kicking ASS On Countdown w/ Keith...

Actor Matt Damon defends teacher tenure in testy exchange

Who would you TRUST on the Senate Super Congress?

"I believe we could have made the tough choices..on entitlement reform..right now!"

Anyone else noticed the anti senior citizen articles in the last few days?

Just a reminder - General Strike October 6th

Regarding the Tea Party and these Social Security/Medicare Cuts

I just paid $3600 to a rehab facility for my 92-year-old father because Medicare wouldn't cover it.

Change the name of this website

Bernie Sanders Weighs 2012 Primary Challenge

Bernie Sanders Weighs 2012 Primary Challenge

Looking at the Fine Print of the Debit Ceiling Law - maybe there is a lot of smoke and mirrors

Until something is done to scare the 2%r's in this country, they will keep taking.

McConnell confirms that GOP will continue to hold America hostage over debt limit

What's your opinion of the debt ceiling deal? Was this a good result or a bad one?

Rep. Paul introduces bill to cancel $1.6T in debt

Dolly Apologizes to Lesbian Couple

I have a confession to make to all of you.

We boomers will die earlier in larger numbers

WISC DEMS: WE THINK WE GOT THIS

Obama For America called tonight asking for $200!

Can anyone who thinks the "super congress" is unconstitutional...

Larry King, other celebs lobby Obama to Evolve Already

A President in Reverse

Draft Matt Damon!

It's all BULLSHIT. Retirement should be 55, Min Wage should be $20, Workweek 4 days

Ralph Nadar is neither a Democrat nor Progressive

Pentagon Not a Debt Ceiling Loser After All

Yo Obama! I want my $1,000 back!

I really don't understand some of the sentiment here...

You do not matter. Do you get it?

Social Security's Demographic Challenge

Has anyone else noticed CNN more interested in the facts in their coverage. I've been

Now is the time to stop goofing around with politics on the Internet.

The Double Dip. Income disparity is so severe that its actually putting a brake on demand

Anyone else think Rev. Al was about to come across that screen and whip Pat's butt?

Bill Gates, Rupert Murdoch call public schools a government monopoly. Consider the irony.

Bill Gates, Rupert Murdoch call public schools a government monopoly. Consider the irony.

Now he going to "fight" for jobs?

Everybody who wants a big leftward shift in the Dem Party, please read this link.

BOYCOTT DELTA AIRLINES...I'm so mad I cannot even see straight.

I found the detailed playbook the TPartiers used to take over the GOP if you're interested.

Libyan Revolution Week 24 part 2

I posted Up On the Roof to my You Tube page tonight....

Can anyone ID this car?

Do you think DU can drive people to drink, or back to it?

One of my cats drinks milk with his paw

My Wife acted last night in a fund raiser for "Old Miners Days" here in Big Bear Valley.

Battlestar Galactica - Soundtrack

ok...who wants a piece of me...anyone?

Last night I went out to a nice restaurant and there was a screaming adult.

any hot DU chicks wanna cyber?

Just got back from taking the dog for a walk.

Keith and Al, cutest couple ever!

Stephen Colbert is a Brony!

Anybody ever SEE a cicada as it is singing? I just walked outside and I heard

Cat Plays Red Light/Green Light

free iPads1!!1!!!

Jeri Ryan on tonight's Warehouse 13, who ironically helped Obama become president...

Before there was Drool

wait, what?...you mean this ISN"T the university of denver forum?

Bombs Away

Question for Thom Hartman Fans

Seriously, is there a sane person anywhere who can drink SoCo without getting the dry heaves

Shadows In The Rain

To Live Forever

Ghost Town

What the heck is a "Satan Sandwich?" Urban dictionary definition:

Artificial People Are Human Too

Parents and children at the restaurant: Mother accused of attacking daughter at Gilbert restaurant

Don't wait to be a hero. - inspiring

I need to send some money to DU

Ode To Joy

Help with online art contest.

Brotherhood of Man

New Maru video

We set a record high of 103 degrees today in San Antonio. Whoda thunk

Public bathroom etiquette for those who insist on using ass gaskets

Owls!

Tonight on Shark Week

Mumford And Sons - Little Lion Man

Today in mildly interesting trivia (Thanks to JoeMyGod)

I'm suffering from an excess of schadenfreude

Urgent German Shepherd rescue info needed (Dallas TX)

They will have functional MRIs that can tell if someone is lying. I can't wait for that day.

I used to hate 'rap music." Then I...no, wait a minute, I still hate 'rap music.' Never mind.

What if a square in every city, and a video feed, were present?

Hepatits C treatment to begin next week. Guess what I just learned about the meds?

I guess I picked the wrong day to stop smoking Morphine....

Music Depreciation with Les Paul

"Dress up in You" by Belle and Sebastian. Greatest twee song ever. Discuss...

Just saw a spectacular show by Los Straitjackets!

Summer foods unique to your region

7 day forecast

Clapper-less bell?!1 Stop me before I drill a hole in it!1

Facebook sucks

Top Gear dissed my car.

If a person is in a relationship with a lying dog do they deserve to know?

I'm looking for articles on Think Tanks.

Normally, I love Spider-Man...

Abe Vigoda's Dead

Your greatest thrift store find

"There were bras all over the place", says hooker

Think I'll have fried shrimp on Thursday. I usually good it with garlic and butter. Does anyone have

Hooters Casino Hotel Go Tits Up

Owls!

Anyone have a good recipe for granola?

Just drove across Alligator Alley and saw a HUGE snake on the road.

We're back at that point where so much of DU becomes unreadable.

"Jeremiah was a bullfrog." What the fuck is THAT, you sandal-wearing, drug smoking HIPPIE?

Johnny Depp after a lifetime on drugs

Apocalypto is on IFC 9 ET!1 Incredibly, after our discussion th'other day.

"Dry heaves" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "dry heaves".

Graveyard Train - Ballad for Beelzebub

What's a good gift for a 4 year old girl?

HELP I dropped my new iphone in the tub

If you were a member of Super Congress, what would be your super power?

Question: What time, on average, do you eat dinner?

Water sports. What swimtime games did you play as a kid? We used to go swimming

Free iPads for everyone!

The new house, Part 2. (Pics inside.)

Why are Sunday LOL cats still up on Tuesday?

Damn, I hate those ASPCA ads on TV.

New Lounge Admission Policies?

What happened to Eugene Murphy Landeau from america's got talent?

I took a neighbor to Walgreen's today and I found this kit to train your cat to use the toilet.

How about that Satan Sandwich!

Be Afraid! Be Very Afraid!

Best of the West? Post a Pic of a Good Guy and/or Bad Guy.

CONFESS!!! What job would you have today if it was the one you picked when you were 8 years old

If you have not seen Hyperbole and a Half, go there. Now!

Rant - Woman friend has to pay sposal support for a man too lazy to work for years

My 5-year-old is watching "Coraline"

F.B.I. Investigates Assaults Near Michigan Campus

Australia to post YouTube film to curb people-smuggling

Help me remember the name of a cat

Grand jury to probe teen’s death in lockup

DA requests special prosecutor for Supreme Court fracas

Cuba approves economic reform plan

Union chief warns of job losses from debt-ceiling deal ("economic malpractice")

Voucher bills back with a vengeance as GOP-controlled legislatures look to save on education

UPDATE: Venezuela Chavez Shaves Off Hair; Calls It His 'New Look'

U.S. troops in Iraq will need immunity: U.S. chief

The GOP's hidden debt-deal agenda: Gut the EPA

Angry liberals blast Obama over 'Satan sandwich' deal

UN panel calls for Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo's release

Senate plan to end FAA shutdown falls apart

Bronx Catholic school principal Frank Borzellieri fired over ties to white supremacist group

Phone-hacking scandal: Key figure at News International arrested

(Kwame) Kilpatrick takes shots at power brokers in book

Baruj Benacerraf, Nobel Winner in Medicine, Dies at 90

Benjamin Netanyahu signals new Palestinian state talks

Her kids are with woman who killed her own children

Defense Department Initiative Seeks to Analyze Social Media Patterns

Syrian Troops Advance in Hama

EXCLUSIVE: Halperin Reinstated at MSNBC

Newt Gingrich accused of 'buying' followers on Twitter

In Syria, 'brother of a whore' gets tossed like trash

In Syria, 'brother of a whore' gets tossed like trash

U.S. stocks slide as uncertainty mounts (longest losing streak in 34 months)

Homeless man jumps fence at White House

Graduate students will pay more for loans under debt deal

U.S. weighs Syria sanctions, boosts opposition contact

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Drought exposes Columbia debris in Lake Nacogdoches

Secret Service apprehends White House fence jumper

Guatemalan soldiers sentenced in Indians' massacre

Delta says it will refund aviation taxes on fares

China's central bank governor 'welcomes' US debt deal

Congress plans to block consumer agency job

Senators: The cost of FAA shutdown could exceed $1 billion if unless action taken this week

Poll: American Muslims upbeat about life in US

Voters show displeasure in debt ceiling debate, poll shows

TV series about Amazonian tribe accused of faking scenes

Senate Intel Committee Blocks Report on “Secret Law”

Former employees at closed camper manufacturer in Pennsylvania receive backpay and medical payments

Gabrielle Giffords Wants To Return To Job In Washington If Recovery Allows It: Aides

(former Guantanamo detainee) David Hicks memoir: Australia opens case to seize cash

Obama signs debt-limit bill into law

Iraq To Negotiate Continued US Troop Presence

MSNBC Inks New Deal With Rachel Maddow

Gold Jumps To Record On Poor U.S. Outlook, Debt Worry ($1643.45 +23.26)

(WI)Democratic chairman: 1.4 million voters contacted

Pelosi: My Deficit Committee Members Will Oppose All Entitlement Benefit Cuts

10 Illinois companies tell state they'll cut 1,100 jobs by year-end

Moody's Confirms U.S. AAA rating, Assigns Negative Outlook

Italy approves draft law to ban burqa

Caterpillar plans new facility in China

'Former paramilitary commander, Chiquita middleman' sentenced to 20 years

9 pollsters now reported missing in western Mexico

Pressure Builds on Italy and Spain Over Finances

Argentina planning a “nuclear powered” submarine with conventional weapons

10 Questions for the Lounge - post your answers!!!

North Hudson (WI) Man Files Voter Suppression Complaint Against Americans For Prosperity

U.S. representative apologizes for 'tar baby' comment

..Chinese automaker to produce cars in Brazil

Reid Says FAA Shutdown Will Continue; Blames House, Delta Airlines

Tea Party's tough tactics on debt alienating moderate voters, polls show

NJ pol resigns after nude photos appear online

Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Clears First Hurdle in Pennsylvania

Iraq, Afghanistan war veterans win PTSD settlement

Senator's aide faces Prison on fish violation

Creepy Android malware records your phone calls

Debt Crisis and OBAMA's Options [Video]

One reason I am upset is the aftermath of this could make Reagan's slash-and burn look like a picnic

Thank you, President Obama...

Delete!

Ezra Klein: The terrible, no-good, very bad deal

A Speaker’s Spin

Mike Luckovich: Relax everybody, we're gonna raise the debt ceiling!

We Need Jobs And Not Budget Cuts

So much for the narrative they got what they wanted

"But on health care, I don’t see how he could have gotten much more."

Contrary to Speaker Boehner’s Claim, Budget Deal’s “Supercommittee” Can Consider Revenue Increases

Tony Auth: The Audacity of Dopes

The fate of US Official Development Assistance post debt deal

Toon - If Beck was right about Obama

POLL: Congressional approval at 14%, acted like "spoiled children," Repugs get most of the blame.

List Of Things The TeaBag Party Has Done To Make America Better

RACIST!! rethug Congressman calls the President a TAR BABY

The Coming Double Dip

Anybody watch The Daily Show tonight?

His heart isn't in it anymore

We get 2 dollars in revenue for every dollar in cuts. But Obama can't say it or the TP will kill it.

Why Democrats Lose: The Super Committee Appointees

Poll: Is turnabout fair play?

President Give it ALL Away To Make Statement Shortly

You probably don't want to hear this but....

The Teabaggers Are To American Economics What Lysenko Was To Soviet Biology

Words matter. (xpost from GD)

Before you posted here - did you e-mail the White House?

GRASS ROOTS MOVEMENT: BOYCOTT!

the Democratic base WILL be fired up for the 2012 campaign

More progressive or nearly progressive legislators need to be elected.

President's new budget indistinguishable from Ryan's

Thinking Ahead To The 2012 Presidential Race: Blackmail Shouldn't Be Rewarded

Nate Silver: What Obama Left on the Table

What Do You Think The Likelihood Of A Double Dip Recession Is?

About Buchanan's "boy" comment to Al Sharpton:

MA GOP Splits With Romney Over Debt Deal

I sure hope that none of the Dems giving Obama hell voted to

Stock Market down nearly 200 points. Down hundreds over the last week or so.

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Great Moments in American Political Negotiation and Compromise

An Extreme Liberal's Rant

How Republicants see "the deal"; "Obama 2,400,000,000,000 GOP 0"

Gallup: Obama not losing liberals or Dems (also another poll on primary matchups)

It's draft pick time for our super duper congress!! Here are my picks for our side.....

Any GOP Senator who voted against the debt deal "will be ineligible to serve on the supercommittee"

Iraq and US to negotiate troop extension

Will history repeat itself in 2012?

A link to a supportive post for supporters of President Obama

Behind-The-Scenes Images From White House Debt Negotiations - PHOTOS

Can the President call a special session on Congress to resolve the FAA crisis?

Beep, beep. beep...

Well, It's Lonely Right Now

TIME TO GET SERIOUS: WHO'S UP FOR CRASHING SOME TOWN HALLS IN AUG?

How the GOP lost on the debt deal - LA Times

Super Congress: Fourth branch of government - or the tail wagging the dog?

''Super Congress'' amounts to affirmative action quota for dying GOP

"The ridiculous, self-inflicted debt ceiling-fest cost the US government $1.7 billion dollars."

Mr President

JOBS, JOBS, JOBs! What kind of Jobs Bill do we want .....???

Pat B. just called BO a "boy" and Sharpton let him have it. n/t

Rachel Maddow reporting that the debt ceiling agreement means losses of 300+ thousand jobs

Senate roll call on deal to raise debt ceiling, passes 74 - 26

New photo evidence in the Palin babygate saga...

Forgive me, but I must inject fact into the Obama hateapalooza...

Ya wanna tax them Millionaires? VOTE BLUE in 2012...fassest easiest way...

What exactly is the President willing to cut out of the defense budget?

Pelosi’s Appointees To Super Commitee Won’t Cut Entitlement Benefits |

Can someone list all the progressive legislation Obama has vetoed?

Pres. Obama could still be transformational - in a way he never expected.

President Obama: Next Chapter Of Deficit Reduction Will Include New Tax Revenue - VIDEO

POLL: Majority Disapproves of Debt-Ceiling Agreement (63% of Dems approve, 35% of Repubs approve)

The TRUTH regarding why President Obama has not been able to do everything he has wanted to do

"Obama declares end for tax breaks for wealthiest Americans as debt deal finally passes Senate"

Rev. Sharpton to Buchanan: "My BOY?! You mean MY PRESIDENT?!"

Thom Hartmann: Job Killing, Economy Crashing DEBT DEAL

Tea Party Who've Been Acting Like Spoiled Brats Put Tax Loopholes Above National Defense

Max Keiser: 'America will lose its sovereignty'

Papantonio: Paul Ryan's Oil Subsidy Payday

Sen Durbin Speaks Out Against Balanced Budget Amendment

TYT: Obama Supporters Disgusted By Debt Ceiling Deal

New Book: "Atomic Cover-Up: Two U.S. Soldiers, Hiroshima & Nagasaki"

Mike malloy - Fiscal Warrior Teabagger Avoids Child Support

Max Keiser: AAA to junk - just what Wall St. wants!

Thom Hartmann: What Standard & Poors isn't telling us about the Debt

TYT: Debt Ceiling Passes House - What Now?

Hey Now..... Don't let them win

Thom Hartmann: Uncle Sam vs The United States of Goldman Sachs

TYT Interviews: Conservative, Progressive Debate Debt Ceiling Deal

[KR169] Keiser Report: Peak Everything With James Howard Kunstler

Thom Hartmann: The Price is Right in FL - what's on the market? EDUCATION

Cuts Are Not A Way Out Of Recession - Rep Jim Moran

PBS interview with author of New Yorker article profiling the bin Laden raid

Some where over the rainbow . . amereica

Thom Hartmann: Our Great Presidents of History were not Compromisers

Trickle Down Tales

35W Bridge Collapse FEMA Footage

TYT: Did Obama Win In Debt Ceiling Deal?

Susie Sampson interviews people on the street about debt ceiling, what to do about all the Mexicans

Fake Progressives

Paul Krugman is a Political Rookie. Or How Barack Obama Left John Boehner Holding the Teabag, Again.

TYT: Free birth control for U.S. Women

"Satan Sandwich": UNDERSTATEMENT!

Matt Damon Defends Teachers -- The End Is Hysterical

TYT: Obama Racist Cartoon?

FDL Day of Action: Jane Hamsher visits Capitol Hill

Bill Maher New Rules - Socialism

Democracy is Dead

SOS March - John Kuhn

"Billionaires" Find Unrest Among Their Subjects

Fault Lines: The Top 1%...Al Jazeera English MUST SEE TV. The HAVES and the HAVE NOTS. Miss him yet?

Joe Lieberman Says We Need To CUT SOCIAL SECURITY To Pay For Defense

Mindnumbing! Reason TV reporter insults teachers and shows questionable ability.

Mike Malloy - Barack Obama Is A Chump (incredible rant)

Anonymous Follows The Money Trail

Arab revolutions unable to waken media to revolutionary discourse

Welcome to the Tea Party's Austerity Recession

Commodities casino makes losers of us all: Don’t count on China to keep this bubble intact

The New Republicans... and Hope

U.S. Can Learn Something About First Amendment from Brazil

Syrian crackdown shows no respite

The top 1%

Pamela Geller And Robert Spencer Fundraise On Norway Attack

Pork? That? What Do You Mean? Tea Party Hypocrites at work

(must read) Debt posturing - by Ismael Hossein-Zadeh (asiatimesonline)

A Bare Market Lasts One Morning - naked protest

Disgusting, Stupid and Frustrating: Everyone Hates The Debt Debate (TPM)

Boehner Repeals Murphy's Law (WSJ Opinion)

Draconian sport fans laws in effect in the UK

Sarah Churchwell: The wilful ignorance that has dragged the US to the brink

US grows a tree of tension with Iran

David Korten: To build a new economy, we must work on three fronts

Welcome to the United States of Austerity - Andy Kroll, Mother Jones

The Bookstore After Borders: Protecting Creativity from Consolidation

Republican candidates should denounce AFP tactics

Gabby Giffords Should Pimp Slap Congress

For lesson in shared sacrifice, send Congress to boot camp

'For God and country - Geronimo, Geronimo, Geronimo'

After Months of Partisan Wrangling, Wall Street & Pentagon Emerge Victorious on Debt Deal

GOP 'Lowers the Ceiling' on FAA Flights

Mother Jones - Forget the Debt Ceiling. Lower America's War Ceiling

Maine Republicans Attacking Child Labor, Heading Toward 'Oliver Twist' Conditions

"TV Shows Teach Children Fame Is Most Important Value..."

David Gregory's Social Security Nonsense

Did Bush Leave Us Bankrupt, Corrupt, Ungovernable?

Without Hope as His Consort, Obama's Fate May Be Sealed

What the debt crisis should have taught you

William Pitt - A President In Reverse

The GOP's Hidden Debt-Deal Agenda: Gut the EPA

Sharon Astyk: Peak Oil Teachers

Eco-rally shows off future fuels – wine, cheese, and sewage

Jeepers, Teapers! (Republicans and their anti-conservation efforts)

Eagle deaths investigated at LADWP wind power generation site

Fatal Radiation Level Found at Japanese Plant

EPA Proposes First-Ever Federal Fracking Rules

20.82 - 19.18 - 10.06

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