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Archives: August 6, 2011

DUdwin's Law

Who Increased The Debt?

Geez...I didn't know Lucille Ball died. Rest in piece Funny and nice Lady.

Hey Cantor how 'bout you stop being a hypocrite...

I'll repeat again tonight in light of S&P's downgrade.

IMPOSSIBLE to pay down Debt w/o raising taxes on

States can't opt out of Secure Communities program

An R political strategist, just now on CNN

REPUBLICANS have ruined our credit rating

A bit of levity.

WaMu Bank Probe Concludes Without Charges

WaMu Bank Probe Concludes Without Charges

Not something you want to see

Not something you want to see

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Kevin Drum, Mother Jones: Why S&P is Wrong

BREAKING: S & P Downgrades U.S. Credit For First Time In History, Repeatedly Cites GOP Intransigence

Who deserves the most blame for the S&P downgrade? It all depends on how you spin it!

China Rating Agency Downgrades US Debt

Scandal-hit Polish politician Andrzej Lepper dead

Another cool jobs idea. Includes a win-win for St Ronnie worshipers. Heh

Maybe a few executives at S&P being perp walked might help

Where are all the Freedom Loving pistol-packing Amurkans? We're being invaded!

With election season coming, make the effort to keep your money from going to Koch Industries

With election season coming, make the effort to keep your money from going to Koch Industries

Elisabeth Murdoch will not join News Corporation board

Somalia's al-Shabab rebels leave Mogadishu

Somalia's al-Shabab rebels leave Mogadishu

Aetna latest out of Ind. individual health market - Why? Not *enough* profit

the U.S. Credit Rating a Victim of GOP Sabotage?

the U.S. Credit Rating a Victim of GOP Sabotage?

TSA Apologizes For Confiscating Pregnant Woman's Insulin, Ice Packs

Gay Republican presidential candidate: I qualify for Ames debate; Fox News says no

Would NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Be A Credible Candidate For President?

Amazon gathering anti-tax-law signatures outside retail stores

Don't fall for the downgrade. Just a little shock doctrine to disorient you.

A Judas Kiss to the Poor

Downgraded US Credit Rating: What comes of Coddling the Super-Rich

"Cut Military Spending"

"Cut Military Spending"

WaMu Bank Probe Concludes Without Charges

The Incentives For War

Weeding Out The Crap From The National Dialogue

Pretty good week so far, huh?

Chris Hedges, Derrick Jensen, and Prof. Michael Truscello discuss anti-capitalist resistance (mp3)

Margaret and Helen: Peace and Quiet for Michele Bachmann

Michelle Bachmann is really stupid

Some of us look at things macro economically to look at the big picture

The People's March on Brussels

6 Creepy New Weapons the Police and Military Use To Subdue Unarmed People

Sarah Palin would have had a "mental breakdown" if she were elected president

Der Spiegel: Precipitous Market Declines Shake European Leaders

Answers to the Friday Afternoon Challenge and the Challenge goes on vacation.!

S&P downgrade and mindless knee-jerk reactions

1983 Beirut Barracks Bombing..killed 241..lead to withdrawal..

Campaign for America’s Future Urges Policymakers to Enact Bold Jobs Initiatives

GOP Downgrade: Let Them Own It

98% and :thumbsup:

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Statement on the July Employment Report

31 US Troops Killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

The Free State Project...sound familiar?

nytimes: Fox News site calls Obama party a 'Hip-Hop BBQ'

Where is the clip of the Repub worshippers cheering on, I believe, Santorum,

Remember these Mitch McConnell quotes and use them.

Assange "hunted" by pushy Eastern European women, says landlord

We are in debt to the republican party

Wisconsin: we marched in winter

Notice: They're blaming the masses for the Dems fascist direction

Notice: They're blaming the masses for the Dems fascist direction

A Letter from my Congressman

Time: Standard & Poor’s Downgrades Itself

A guy tells you the wind is blowing east, the weather vane points west, who do you believe?

Democrats need to ask these questions?

Don't Call President Obama's Economic Proposals a Jobs Agenda

The Media Blows - Period.

Mainstream Media Ignores S&P Attack On Republicans

Rethugs should be sued for desecrating their oath to Constitution.

thank god...

thank god...

Republican Memo of the Day:

Republican Memo of the Day:

Robert Reich: Why S&P Has No Business Downgrading the U.S.

President Romney/Bachmann's Secret Stimulus Policy - A Major War With Iran!

Christine Lagarde who replaced Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the IMF

Capitalism at the Guillotine

Capitalism at the Guillotine

Anyone heard from Mitch McConnell? Joe Walsh? Eric Cantor?

I respect and admire Pres. Obama, but would will still be in the mess if

Would it be news worthy if the CEO of S&P's parent co was a Romney supporter?

Anyone from Houston?

Who bet a billion on the downgrade?

US woman 'died after thieves stole air-conditioner' (BBC)

Google Logo! Lucille Ball's 100th Birthday - Watch Scenes from "I Love Lucy'

Google Logo! Lucille Ball's 100th Birthday - Watch Scenes from "I Love Lucy'

Hightower: Why are we letting corporate Supremists steal our democracy from us?

Wanna know what the '70's was really like?

Now you too can play the future of the American economy

Pondering 2012 and the 12th Amendment.

Jackassery in Hawaii

Winger cure for debt problem: Just end most Gov agencies.

China tells U.S. "good old days" of borrowing are over

China tells U.S. "good old days" of borrowing are over

Fact Sheet: Gov. Rick Perry’s Extremist Allies

Dedicated to President Obama...

Fannie Mae does the "Oliver Twist"... ("Please, sir, I'd like some more...$5.1 billion more.")

PELOSI: on Repubs: "Dismantling The Public Sphere Is Their Endgame"

We must keep the GOP and Tea Party tethered together for '12 election

Micheal Moore has it wrong!

Micheal Moore has it wrong!

Is it true that the Bush Tax Cuts expiration is tied to Unemployment Benefits Extentions?

Henry Bloch (H&R Block) says Tax the Rich

Epic Fail of a hand-made bumper sticker

Does your local school district have any "mandatory" fees that they try to charge?

"In 1982 all the Fed had to do was loosen the reins, now somebody has to persuade someone to spend"

British Lib Dems to Call for Drug Decriminalization

Immagine how strong this country would be with 1/10th of its current military

Wake up GOP: Smashing system doesn't fix itBy David Frum, CNN Contributor

Rick Perry's college life revealed...wow, just like Shrub's!

If I were President of the United States today

If I were President of the United States today

Xinhua: After historic downgrade, U.S. must address its chronic debt problems

Seven channels of FUNNY! Check out Google today!

6 year IRAQ WAR PROTEST @ CAMP CASEY anniversary this month. Check in if you were there.

We Pay MORE $ In Taxes To Keep An Inmate In Prison-Than It Would Cost To Send Prisoner To Harvard

Navy SEALS among the dead on Nato Chopper.

Where is our leadership?

Romney's Mystery Donor Revealed (Bain Capital)

South America Unites Against "Irresponsible Debtors" in the North

South America Unites Against "Irresponsible Debtors" in the North

Thousands expected to protest Perry prayer rally

We are all Wisconsinites.. Last week-end to contribute your services and/or money to the recall

We are all Wisconsinites.. Last week-end to contribute your services and/or money to the recall

Now that we are ruining our credit rating....

How would you like to see this prick's mug shot on the FBI's most wanted list?

How would you like to see this prick's mug shot on the FBI's most wanted list?

There really are vampires; no REALLY!

Iceland's Deadbeat Banksters

China says US must lose addiction to debt

31 Die In Helicopter Shot Down In Afghanistan.....25 Navy Seals.

The roof is leaking and the foundation is crumbling...

Made in China...

Is the media getting serious about talking about infrastructure?

NORML To Mayor Bloomberg: Stop Arresting So Many Minorities For Marijuana!

Here's Why S&P Downgraded U.S credit rating: a $1 Billion Bet

66th anniversary of A-bombing (Japan)

US Postal Service warns it could default.

Article from last Sept: "It’s time to talk honestly about collapse–no matter how others may respond"

Article from last Sept: "It’s time to talk honestly about collapse–no matter how others may respond"

Poverty, Food Stamp Use Hits Record High

Officers guilty over shootings that shamed New Orleans

Officers guilty over shootings that shamed New Orleans

When we shockdoctrined other countries, we looked the other way.

Kucinich calls for national day of mourning to remember US troops killed in helicopter crash

The Future, if we don't stop it

Reduce military spending to just what's needed to defend us. Raise taxes on the wealthiest.

The hackles of Greta Von Xenu's body thetans are raised over that big bad meanie, Sen. John Kerry.

The fact that RW'ers are all giddy...

He Folded like a Newspaper and THEY'RE GIVING IT TO HIM ANYWAY.

The reason why you shouldn't cut the social safety net in a down economy

Alperovitz: On the Sixty-Sixth Anniversary of the Bombing of Hiroshima

Follow-up to Playinghardball's post: The Most Widely Known Secret People Are Writing On $1 Bills

New Repulican't Logo?

Krugman: The Arithmetic of Near-Term Deficits and Debt

Why is the bear attack getting more coverage than the NOLA bridge slaughter verdict

VIDEO Christina Romer (fmr Obama Econ Advisor chair) on Real Time: "We're pretty darn fucked"

Complete this sentence: "These days, our belts are so tight . . ."

Complete this sentence: "These days, our belts are so tight . . ."

Complete this sentence: "These days, our belts are so tight . . ."

cnn headline on rick perry rally....'tens of thousands of empty seats'

cnn headline on rick perry rally....'tens of thousands of empty seats'

Tumblr meme on Republicans/trickle-down economics

Perry's A&M Transcript Revealed - not very impressive.

Perry's A&M Transcript Revealed - not very impressive.

My momentary, new heroes: Levi's sister and MURDOCH's Page Six

My momentary, new heroes: Levi's sister and MURDOCH's Page Six

The situation America is in reminds me of an airplane crash: A confluence of noncritical failures.

5 missing phone book distributors found in Mexico

Catered Lunch at Gov. Perry's Shindig, Y'all, by:

Howard Dean on tomorrow's "Face the Nation"

IRS: 235,413 million-dollar earners

I just figured out that I'm a single-issue voter.

Guy in front of me today had a gun strapped to his belt.....

Stiglitz urges U.S. to move on hiking bank capital

How the US media marginalizes dissent

From Bad To Far,Far Worse-Germany - Italy's Too Big For EFSF To Save,Refuses To Carry Bailout Burden

O.K. can someone give me a Medicare clarification here?

3 things will fix this. Taxes. Tariffs. Troops.

Predatory "payday loans" not just for hand-to-mouth workers anymore

Bought Some U.S. Stocks

Cut Spending...Cut Spending (blah blah blah), "Can you be more specific, or...

CONNECT To The INTERNET Through A LIGHTBULB

It's the tenth anniversary of this (dial-up warning)

Why the S&P downgrade was delayed

Why the S&P downgrade was delayed

Snakes get lobbyists in Washington (insert joke here)

S&P Does Not Believe The Bush Tax Cuts Will Get Lifted In 2012

The Navy Seal team that was killed today is not the same team that killed Bin Laden.

Alex And Liam Do Walmart

We all need to WISE UP:

I say fuck Primary-ing Obama

Rick Perry Pushes ALEC-Backed Education Policies To Turn Texas Universities Into Businesses

Journalist Kicked out of ALEC Conference, Threatened With Arrest (2nd incident)

Time to post the future as seen from November 2010.

phony baloney

it's the media.....from m$nbc

Physicians Group: Debt Deal Threatens Health of Seniors and Disabled

My local library bans the Mike Malloy website.

Former GOP state Sen. Nancy Argenziano to run for Congress as a Democrat

Next Low-Wage Haven: USA

Next Low-Wage Haven: USA

Robert Reich: Why S&P Has No Business Downgrading the U.S.

Federal probes of mortgage lenders fizzle: report

Federal probes of mortgage lenders fizzle: report

"I got 98% of what I wanted. I'm pretty happy"

Nobody is going to acknowledge GOP culpability to any reasonable degree

the first Republican candidate to REALLY call out the tea party the way Christie...

What will happen next in the budget fight (sacrificing the safety net for war)

Nobody is worth $200 for 10 minutes of their time.

In honor of Rick Perry's revival meetin', you are invited to attend a Day of Blasphemy and Gluttony

Who said teabaggers can't spell!?!?!

Who said teabaggers can't spell!?!?!

I'm exhausted from a decade of continuous middle-class depression

T-Party XPress Rolls into WI: Tens Of People Show Up

Fox News Compares Helping Battered Women To Getting a Manicure

BP funds push for more offshore drilling in oil-soaked Louisiana

Rick Santorum: Still frothy!!! Denounces "super-right" of "sexual liberty"

Some perspective here please

Putting to rest an oft-repeated (and false) narrative about the 2010 midterms

S&P helped cause this horrendous recession by providing AAA ratings to worthless sub-prime mortgage

China Scolds The U.S. over Debt

call it what it is: the "Tea Party Downgrade"

call it what it is: the "Tea Party Downgrade"

Hit this MSNBC poll up.

'Jaw-dropping' $31M spent on Wisconsin Senate recall races

"A voucher system that caters to wealthy parents–and religious schools"

My husband say Osama bin Laden has won

Wow, Rick Perry and his Prayer meeting. Isn't it obvious prayer does not work too well!

Wow, Rick Perry and his Prayer meeting. Isn't it obvious prayer does not work too well!

If a Republican President cut FICA taxes to give a tax break to workers?

Mystery million dollar Romney donor revealed

I hate to be crass, but could someone blame the Republicans?

Sign from Homs , Syria today : " Arrest me , Beat me , kill me ; I will never give up my freedom"

Tim Howard will be in goal for the US on Aug. 10th.

Ten common myths about teaching

Governor Perry Prayed for rain in April. God brought him drought.

"Will Rick Perry’s Prayerpalooza Backfire?"

nytimes: Perry Leads Prayer Rally for ‘Nation in Crisis'

Dean Baker on downgrade: newsworthy primarily as another failure by a credit rating agency

Do we need mail delivery 6 days/week?... USPS bleeding $$$, possible default

Independent UK: We are witnessing the terrifying second stage of the credit crunch

Nuke furnaces, big wanks, black holios, neutron stars, red shifts

Yeah, China, we don't have entire cities empty*

bond market to s&p: you're stupid.

NATIONAL JOURNAL: ‘IT’S HARD TO READ THE S&P ANALYSIS AS ANYTHING OTHER THAN A BLAST AT REPUBLICANS’

"Lives in the Balance"

"Lives in the Balance"

Unfortunately, DU's GD Forum provides a welcome opportunity for far, far too many of these folks,

Panic begins to set in........

Asia, Europe to Standard and Poor's: What-ever

Greek Athletes Seek Jobs as Olympics Funding Dries Up

Eric Cantor: The Grinch Who Stole Americans' Unemployment Insurance

GOP: Debt-limit fight stops Obama from more stimulus

US has 'snatch-and-grab' plan for Pak's nuclear weapons

This time next year, the Republicans will be running from the Tea Party.

30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died ...a letter from Michael Moore

An older article explaining what might be happening to Obama

Is it time yet to open a federal criminal investigation into the senior executives at S&P,

People are out to ruin this country

Republicans fit the profile of a classic abuser

this has been posted before -- but maybe it's time to look at it again:

Did they figure out why we were pointing and laughing at their bus yesterday? Look at September.

Suddenly, Tax And Spend sounds much, much better than Borrow And Spend

There's bad neighbors, and then there's BAD NEIGHBORS

Hacker group AntiSec declares ‘war’ on U.S. police

Timeline of the downgrade - corporate news promotes corporate funded "grassroots" movement

Timeline of the downgrade - corporate news promotes corporate funded "grassroots" movement

God’s Response to Rick Perry

Standard & Poor's downgraded from POS to FUCKING POS

Standard & Poor's downgraded from POS to FUCKING POS

Whistle-blower in Afghan probe pleads guilty

Who in the World would trust Standard and Poor's?

Who in the World would trust Standard and Poor's?

Ex-Braves pitcher, actress face Wyoming foreclosures

It’s About a President Who Will Now Be Relentlessly Tagged w/Responsibility For A Rating

Just watched NBC Nightly News "explain" the downgrade

Changing Avatar to FDR for a Push to Left

Standard & Poor's backed Bernie Madoff and AIG

Letter to my Senators and Representative Opinions wanted.

Wisconsin: GOP Anti fetal tissue bill will have a chilling effect on biomedical research

The 3 U.S. Policy Mistakes Most Responsible for S&P Downgrade

I want to start a political blog, need recommendations

I want to start a political blog, need recommendations

What does FIXEDnewsCORP have that MSNBC & CurrentTV doN'T?

What does FIXEDnewsCORP have that MSNBC & CurrentTV doN'T?

How AMERICANS can buy AMERICAN!

How AMERICANS can buy AMERICAN!

Obama - Among The Most Economically Progressive Presidents In History

Happy centennial birthday, Lucy, and not just on the Lounge. Your favorite episode?

Happy centennial birthday, Lucy, and not just on the Lounge. Your favorite episode?

Hey, Something to Vote Up that's Not a Poll: My definition of 'Freeper';

The 3 U.S. Policy Mistakes Most Responsible for S&P Downgrade (International Business Times)

Rick Perry executed an innocent man.

Judo master makes 10th degree black belt

Fixing to protest

Mystery million-dollar Romney donor revealed

Free Trade is a Failure

"Governor Rick Perry is like a king on this earth..."

Just for fun he says, "Get a job"...

An interesting observation at local TARGET

Maddow: ‘Rush Limbaugh wins’

Obama's weakness is party to blame for the downgrade.

On the USPS possible default and why...

On the USPS possible default and why...

Independent UK: Two million East African infants are now starving

Did the Google self-driving car have its first accident?...

S&P fires back amid criticism over downgrade

I don't believe the Bush Tax cuts are going away

Iowa police set up "drug checkpoint"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry doesn't disappoint crowd of 25,000-plus

August 6, 2001: Bin Ladin Determined To Strike in US

Obama’s Veterans to Work initiative is a bad deal for progressives

Blast From The Past: House Approves U.S.-Canada-Mexico Trade Pact on 234 to 200 Vote (1993 Article)

SDPD Officer Shot In Head; Suspect Sought

Are Liberals having ‘buyer’s remorse’ about Obama?

She thought the two F-16 fighter jets were there to admire the cuteness of her plane

Groupon's Enron-style accounting

Groupon's Enron-style accounting

Levi sister pulverizes Palins

Wisconsin recall elections carry implications for 2012 (LA Times)

I Define "Winning" In Politics To Be...

Open Letter to the Republicans and Tea Party Members of Congress

Sports radio host smears SF Giants pitcher as 'illegal alien'

Street Protests Strengthen Israeli Left

Toy Truck Saves Lives of 6 U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan

Protesters Yearn for an Israel That Does More to Help Its People

Sunday show lineup:

Self-deleted by member

Self-deleted by member

Heads Up: Rachel Maddow Is On 'Meet The Press' Tomorrow.

Update on the helicopter crash that killed 22 Navy Seals

Political Briefing: The States and the Issues;Wisconsin: Recall Alters Balance of Power

Mysterious donor to pro-Romney PAC identified

We need a fundamental, worldwide shift of priorities

We need a fundamental, worldwide shift of priorities

What do you think will happen with the Bush Tax Cuts?

The GOP didn't want SS or Medicare reformed because they want those issues

OMFG! I just heard on Fox News that Obama plans to violate liberal positions #3 and 8!

Sunday Talk Shows:John Kerry, Howard Dean, Rachel Maddow,David Axelrod, Gov. Brown

Buddhists living in fear in Buddha’s birthplace

Most unlikely bedfellows

CHINA: "America Needs To Accept The Painful Fact That The Good Old Days Are Over"

So how screwed are we as progressives?

98-year old woman earns 10th degree black belt.

98-year old woman earns 10th degree black belt.

I am soo mad I could scream..

wall street is blatantly stealing the dishes and silverware on their way out the door overseas

wall street is blatantly stealing the dishes and silverware on their way out the door overseas

Pay Roll Tax Holiday Is One Of The LAST WAYS Our Fed Govt. Has To Help Economy

Pay Roll Tax Holiday Is One Of The LAST WAYS Our Fed Govt. Has To Help Economy

"If you are under attack by the plutocracy, play dead. You don't want to be accused..."

"If you are under attack by the plutocracy, play dead. You don't want to be accused..."

"If you are under attack by the plutocracy, play dead. You don't want to be accused..."

Republican Congresswoman talks to 6-year-olds about abortion, principal apologizes to parents

US has 'snatch-and-grab' plan for Pak's nuclear weapons

Tottenham in flames as protesters riot

The US needs a federal flat tax on property and assets

How to Take Our Country Back From the Money Men Who Fund the Tea Party (June Carbone, Truthout)

Shocker! - Rick Perry Proposes National Public Health Care Program!

St. Louis Tea Party finds it can't muster steam to protest Obama's birthday

Girl saves woodpecker, but her mom fined $535

i suspect we're in for some major spinning on the sunday talk shows

Lucille was more than Lucy Ricardo. She was Mame!

Dow falls 500 points then S&P downgrades U.S. credit. Insider trading?

Only in the UK! Wheelie Bin Urinal Solves Pub Closing Problem.

The Tea Party wants to return America to the Fifties.

The Tea Party wants to return America to the Fifties.

Riots erupt in London after police shooting

Where is the Democratic Leadership?

Where is the Democratic Leadership?

I think we're screwed until enough people wise up to the big picture

20 guys from SEAL TEAM 6 - OBL's capturers, were killed in todays planecrash.

Dirty Tricks in WI Worse Than Previously Reported

The Reagan Dems were neocons not liberals

China's official news agency says there should be international supervision on US printing money

Best comment of the day: It's about AAA credit ratings and soshulism

The dysfunction that lies at the very heart of American politics

White House photo of President Obama learning about the helicopter crash

St. Petersburg targets 69 year old homeless man who lives in backyard shed

St. Petersburg targets 69 year old homeless man who lives in backyard shed

Saylor family settles suit with Toyota

Saylor family settles suit with Toyota

Democrats should be calling on Boehner to resign as speaker

Amazing word game

Amazing word game

Political/ computer question

JPMorgan Takes over Finances for Kentucky State Government

I have an idea for a fiction sci-fi book. All right wingnuts suddenly disappear from the U.S....

Third Way - STATEMENT: On Standard & Poor's Downgrading U.S. Credit to AA+

The end of Empire... we have crossed another step in it

How to Think About Standard and Poor's Downgrade - Dean Baker/HuffPo

the rich just have to damn much money, and it's killing our economy

GOP Public Support Drops Like The Stock Market

Warren Buffett: "In fact, if there were a quadruple-A rating, I’d give the U.S. that.”

Some here say he "caved". Some say his options were extremely limited.

What happened here (enrichment of the mega-rich at the expense of the rest) is what brings Communism

What happened here (enrichment of the mega-rich at the expense of the rest) is what brings Communism

What does an extension of the payroll tax holiday mean?

What does an extension of the payroll tax holiday mean?

Anti-Keynesian, anti-evolution, anti-climate change Tea Party GOP.

I am an "Expert Marksman"

Effects of the downgrade...

Oy vey.

S&P Downgrade: If Obama did not want this to happen, it would not happen

The Republican Party and the Tea Party have humiliated the US

Remember all the good things that conservatives brought us

Bank of America Battles for Title of Meanest Bank in the Nation

As Brownback prays, opponents rally

As Brownback prays, opponents rally

'We're being played for chumps'

Five Scriptures You Won't Hear at Rick Perry's Pray Event.

Police rescue baby doll by mistake

why isnt the Koch bros. superpac being charged with election fraud?

LET'S START A MEME: Tea Party Recession

Republicans' 'Achilles heel', how Bill Clinton exploited it BRILLIANTLY, and how President Obama can

Evidence of an American Plutocracy: The Larry Summers Story

What do raw milk and marijuana have in common?

Does anyone here actually believe that Obama would lose to a Primary challenger?

WOW! Yahoo News: "America's credit rating-intentionally sabotaged by Congressional Republicans"

Judo master makes 10th degree Black Belt

His job is in the bag(s) (for sale hand made the old way in the USA!)

I smell a big fat rat on this credit downgrade....

"Standard & Poor is run by McGraw-Hill Co. Harold McGraw III is CEO. He supports Romney. This is

S+P wanted $4T in deficit reduction over 10 years. Allowing Bush tax cuts to expire would save $5.4T

U.S. Postal Service a victim of of GOP union-busting, privatization plan

Here's the S&P Report Page 4 Last Paragraph blames Republicons

Inside President Obama's 50th B-Day Party--Good Fun & Food!

PHOTO of the DAY (JAPAN) *Hiroshima

There is only one person that can fix this mess.

I went to the post office today to look for clues as to why they are having so much trouble making $

Walker shouted down at State Fair Wisconsin! Delicious!

The Trillion-Dollar Question: Is the SS Trust Fund a Real Pot of Gold?

Simply put the REPUBLICANS/TEABAGGERS just raised TAXES on EVERYBODY not just the top 2%

How will we ever fix the damage that is being done to our society?

OMG! That Rick Perry thing is just something right out of a bad dream...

Noam Chomsky: America in Decline

Obama' "job' proposals - lololololol

MSNBC....or CURRENT TV, Can you hear us?

Why Obama has Taken Re-Taxing Rich Off the Table (and how it killed our credit)

S&P Blames Republicans, MSM Fails to Report It

The Water Majority

What will the closing Dow Jones industrial average be on Monday?

OK-simple question... does Perry resemble the antichrist?

Repubs are asking for the resignation of Tim Geithner...

Parent’s fury at 10-year-old ‘supermodel’

Parent’s fury at 10-year-old ‘supermodel’

Protest S&P's Role in the Financial Meltdown & Latest Hypocrisy: Petition here:

"Buy American?" : Buyer Beware! Buy American Campaigns Ineffective, Divisive

"Buy American?" : Buyer Beware! Buy American Campaigns Ineffective, Divisive

Iceland to IMF--Piss off!!

The Hill: Shock doctrine and the debt limit

And to think that so many of you were against Dennis Kucinich in 2008.

Take a minute and laugh...we all need it. This was seen in a local parking lot.

Take a minute and laugh...we all need it. This was seen in a local parking lot.

Has the thread that never dies died?

I just made the most awesome hot wings...

The best use of Legos - EVER!

Could seven hummingbirds beat a narwhal?

While in Rehab MFM passed his eye test with flying colors

Most evil?

Showtime is on HBO

Skittles has never been comfortable in the role of "Princess".

Ok the British version of TSA beats ours... I had to eat baby food and drink formula

Check out the Google Doodle celebrating Lucille Ball!

Screech and Mr. Belding are trapped in the school supply room. What ensues?

Scotch drinkers: They do NOT fuck around.

MFM remembers fondly his brief career as a mentor on a dairy farm.

DU should adopt the Standard & Poor's rating system.

Watched "Be Here to Love Me" last night....wow...

Tammy Wynette..medley of the greatest female singer ever

Todd Rundgren's Hiroshima on this anniversary.

won me a harmon Kardon hk3500 reciever for 7.28 on ebay

won me a harmon Kardon hk3500 reciever for 7.28 on ebay

Google is awesome today

My Little Ponies changed their writers...

Started my day with a flying roach landing on my arm!...

Great bumper sticker!

Why do scary blockbuster ape movies come out during bad recession/depressions?

Do You Wanna Get Funky With Me!

Lady Cab Driver

Favorite picture of Lucy

Maybe I missed a post/thread, but didn't DU's favorite sweethearts see Bob Dylan last night?

The Beautiful Ones

Black Man

Everything I touch this morning has broken*

Golden Lady

Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing

Magdalena Kožená is wonderful here

Too High

What is this about being Standard and Poor?

Always a non-conformist, Kali STILL rides with the same unique style she learned as a child,

MFM remembers his brief modeling career fondly, though he IS in a distinct minority of one.

As

Tippy Tippy Toe

The greatest film EVER (1969):

I am SICK of COMCAST.Can Someone Recommend a Decent Alternative?

Since the world is going to hell in a handbasket....

Bo Deans-Fadeaway

Native New Yorker

Anyone seen the comedy "Cedar Rapids" starring Ed Helms? Is it any good?

Anyone seen the movie "Last Night" with Kera Knightly, Sam Worthington, Eve Mendes and Griffen Dune?

Seven Spanish Angels (Ray Charles and Willie Nelson)

Actual job you've witnessed that you wish you could have. A friend and I went

Bodega Cats (a parody of PBS's show Nature)

Has there been any discussion of Jason Jones' testicles?

Gotta get up, gotta get up and go.

Something extremely mellow

watch the fat man jump the fence.

A VASTLY underrated group

Gonna make you fly tonite if it kills me.

I hate to say this, but maybe Rick Santorum was right.

Things that kill more people than sharks

(Dave Brubeck) + (Al Jarreau) = Five ** corrected with parentheses

PHOTO: "You take the one on the right...he looks a little bigger, and I had a big breakfast."

greatest country duet ever

Did you know you can download FAA aeronautical charts for free?

Unfortunately, DU's GD Forum provides a welcome opportunity for far, far too many of these folks,

I just saw the Perfect Meatloaf commercial

is any one else watching Battlestar Galactica reruns

Mob Week!!!! How much do I miss Jersey? Let me count the ways..

Stevie Ray and BB

HIt the jackpot at a garage sale...

This man is a professional. Do NOT try this at home.

I figured out why George Washington's dad was so pissed off about the cherry

I have no alcohol, and I must get drunk

Need some computer help....

Football is back. Do you give a shit?

A question about history

anyone but me seen a squabbit?

do you regret the user name you chose a long time ago?

I guess this is the right place for this

in what part of the garden does a gnome properly belong?

Saturday, August 6th. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

So how much "I Love Lucy" can you stand to watch?

List your top ten music recordings

Photo from a Quinceañera.

Does anybody have a good recipe for fresh cherries?

21st Century Etiquette Breaches. Your Favorites?

Nader: 100% Chance Obama will be challenged in primary

Syria Places ‘Severe’ Constraints on Diplomats: US (U.S. Citizens Urged to Depart Syria Immediately)

US has 'snatch-and-grab' plan for Pak's nuclear weapons

Dinh's Ties to Murdoch Under Fire as Board's Point Man on Hacking Scandal

Militant anti-vegetarianism

Ex-SC Gov. Mark Sanford talks about his life since he left office in January

Qatari plane supplies ammunition to Libya rebels

S&P Blames Republicans, MSM Fails to Report It

Murdoch-Owned Wireless Generation's Contract Should Be Scratched, Teachers' Union Leaders Write

Greece's healthcare system is on the brink of catastrophe

Elisabeth Murdoch opts not to join board of News Corporation

Niger Delta villagers go to the Hague to fight against oil giant Shell

Iraqi Civilians Die in Raid, Complicating Pullout Talks

Iraqi Civilians Die in Raid, Complicating Pullout Talks

USPS posts $3.1 billion loss in Q3, warns of default

Colombian senate president accused of more paramilitary ties . (narcotrafficking death squads)

Organizers Uribe's reelection referendum taken to court (Colombian former President)

U.S. berry farms fined for hiring 6-year-olds as workers

Militants retreat from Mogadishu (& the Somali government claims victory)

US has 'snatch-and-grab' plan for Pak's nuclear weapons

Columbia County (Wisc.) GOP chair resigns after drunken crash with her children in the car

Ethics Panel Takes Action in 3 Cases (Reps. Jean Schmidt, John Lewis, Luis Gutierrez)

Citing Lack of Progress, Verizon Workers Threaten Strike

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes homeless protection bill

(Anonymous) Group hacks US law enforcement sites, steals data

Rioters set police cars and bus on fire (London)

Gingrich Blasts Obama's Planned Bus Tour on Jobs

Video rentals top sales for first time since 2000 (people are pinching pennies in this economy)

After S&P downgrade, WH says 'we must do better'

Intelligence executive sentenced to 8 years for illegal wiretapping

Libyan Rebels Push Towards Tripoli

Jackie Hudson, nun who believed in nuclear disarmament, dies at age 76

F-16s intercept pilot, 75, in wood-and-fabric plane called Winston

U.S. Will Roll Out QE3 After S&P Rating Cut, Li Daokui Says

Police Cars Attacked After Tottenham Shooting

22 SEAL Team 6 members among those killed in Afghanistan

Global leaders race to stem panic over US credit rating downgrade

Notorious Abu Ghraib guard released from prison

Dozens Killed as NATO Helicopter Shot Down in Afghanistan

Polygamist leader walks out of sentencing hearing

Venezuelan opposition resists Republican measure (re US House defunding Org for American States)

In Cedar Rapids, Bachmann Challenges Obama to Present Recovery Plan Before Markets Open

Hiroshima memorial: PM Naoto Kan makes nuclear pledge

Boehner said he got 98% of what he wanted = S&P Downgrade!

could Wall Street have tried any harder to make Obama's debt deal look like Neville Chaberlain

Standard and Poor's Owner

The wingnut pro-Rick-Perry-president emails are starting up. They are at least

A big shout-out for extortion economics

Karen Tumulty:

"S&P prepared an analysis to justify a specific conclusion"

If the downgrade is "an embarassment for President Obama" can we link W's failure to 9/11?

S&P Downgrade May Cloud Obama Re-Election Bid Even as It Damages Congress

Ric Perry's Day Of Fasting

Steve Benen: What hath the GOP wrought

I'm just wondering....

Fox News: Obama simultaniously more AND less popular than the Tea Party

Who Do You Blame For Destroying America's Credit Rating?

Obama’s Glamour Can’t Fix Charisma Deficit:

GOP Downgrade: Let Them Own It

"It’s hard to read the S&P analysis as anything other than blast at Republicans." (National Journal)

Dear Mr. President

Dirty dealings, an unknown person makes a billion dollar bet that the US will be downgraded (xpost)

S&P's $2 trillion math error : silly mistake or deliberate sabotage?

Rick Perry is a George W. clone........

Obama's Big Government Disaster

Obama's Big Government Disaster

Kudos to DU for not using the helicopter crash to bash Obama

The Tea Party, the debt ceiling, and white Southern extremism

President Obama Is A . . .

Boehner asked how much time he had to screw around before doing serious, lasting damage to the U.S.

Here's a good example of how an MSM title obscures what the President says

Make no mistake: we need more free trade deals

Obama's 'thoughts and prayers' with families of lost troops

What in the fuck has Obama done so far?

What Happened to Obama?

Perry prays for the U.S.

President Obama's WEEKLY ADDRESS: Creating Jobs and Getting All Americans Back to Work

Robert Reich tweets: Mr President: Put forth bold jobs plan, challenge Rs to support it

White House Statement on Downgrade

NYT editorial: Race to the Right

Crash Adds to Growing Doubts About Afghan War

Healthcare law has saved seniors $460M on drugs, HHS says

Can anyone explain why Nixon won in 1972 despite alienating conservatives?

Would Hillary have made a better president?

Solar Storms Could Debilitate Earth this Decade: NOAA

Rawesome Foods Raided... Again!

Capitalism Is The Crisis teaser 3 Max Haiven financialization and imagination CapitalismCrisis

Capitalism Is The Crisis teaser 1 Richard Day

Capitalism Is The Crisis teaser 2 The G20 Summit in Toronto and Austerity Measures

Capitalism Is The Crisis teaser 4 UK tuition hikes student protests

French gendarmes patrol Afghan capital's district

TYT: Wigger Day - High School Sued

TYT: Romney Super-PAC Scandal?

Libyan rebels inch toward the capital

Lets Tax the rich

Story of Corporate Personhood - MoveToAmend.org

The Amazing Atheist on Super Congress, his take on how to fix deficit

Weekly Address: Getting the Economy Growing Faster

Deaths reported during Syria Friday protests

THE SOLUTION how over 100 communities are protecting fundamental human rights 1/3

Congressman David Wu resigns over sex scandal

THE SOLUTION how over 100 communities are protecting fundamental human rights 3/3

THE SOLUTION how over 100 communities are protecting fundamental human rights 2/3

The Response: Praying to End Abortion (PSYCHO!!!)

Noam Chomsky on Corporate Personhood

Why Many Liberals Own Firearms - Sword vs. Pistol

Tim Geithner BrainFart: ' NO RISK ' of AAA Downgrade!

a beautiful speech by an American soldier (veteran)

She's Alive... Beautiful... Finite... Hurting... Worth Dying for.

TYT Super Committee Will Screw You

Our Credit Downgrade- the Left has WON!

From Greece to New York - What can stop austerity?

The Tea Party has a new theme song (WARNING: May cause permanent damage to ears)

Maddow Apologizes To Limbaugh, Then Checkmates

We were warned. Byron Dorgan, Molly Ivins, 1990s...consequences of Glass-Steagall repeal.

Olbermann: Tortured American Sues Rumsfeld, Who Was 'Intimately Involved in Our Torture Programs'

China Tells US 'Good Old Days' of Borrowing Are Over

Treasury Dept.: Downgrade flawed by $2-Trillion error

Downgrading our politics

Downgrade: America Thanks Tea Party? (A DC Douglas Tweak)

Alter: Lobbyist Brawl May (Really) Fix Taxes

Jim Hightower: Corporatist Supreme Ct Cabal Joined Forces w/ Right Wing to Sell our democracy

Obama Celebrates 50th, By Going To 'Fantasy Land'

The Tent Protest: Israel's Social-Democratic Movement

Gingrich Falsely Claims Obama's a Food Stamp President And a Leftist

‘Dog Days’ for US Economy

CNN Op-Ed: "Of course, Bush was wrong, as ample evidence later proved."

Time for a U.S. infrastructure bank

Alperovitz: On the Sixty-Sixth Anniversary of the Bombing of Hiroshima

Guest Lineups For Sunday News Shows

Tax Flight Is a Myth Higher State Taxes Bring More Revenue, Not More Migration

Paul Krugman And Ron Paul Agree: Debt Ceiling Deal Sucks

Deaf professor proves skeptics wrong

Romney mystery milllion dollar donor comes forward

‘Optimism index’ suggests recession is here

Don't Get Yer Skivvies In A Twist. This Is Precisely What You Voted For!

Republican Con Job Deluxe

Standard & Poor’s has been wrong before

WikiLeaks Cables Show US Strategy for Regime Change in Syria as Protesters are Massacred

The dysfunction that lies at the very heart of American politics

Wisconsin HQ of the campaign to recall Republican senators was burned down ..email from Alan Grayson

Obama should be more like.... Dick Nixon??? NYT "The Madman Theory"

"Once Upon a Time in the West"

Teen dies after U.C. Police tasing

Phone-hacking whistleblower Steven Nott went unheard (BBC)

Any decent, honest politician like the president simply doesn’t stand a chance

George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London -- 80 years later

Do We Need a Militant Movement to Save the Planet (and Ourselves)?

"In 1982 all the Fed had to do was loosen the reins, now somebody has to persuade someone to spend"

David Letterman drives Focus Electric with Ford CEO

The recent Global Warming report. What's the deal.

Xpost from Editorials: Do We Need a Militant Movement to Save the Planet (and Ourselves)?

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