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Archives: August 8, 2011

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Don't just do something. Stand there!

SF Mayor Ed Lee changes mind, will seek full term

DA Bearssss, oh you betcha: Mike Ditka praises a "great lady."

Syrian Ministry of Defense homepage hacked , ha !

Anyone watching the Asian markets

Republicans and the teahadist want the country to fail...

Republicans and the teahadist want the country to fail...

Beneath Jobs Report Surface Lie Some Ugly Truths

On S&P: Downgrades and Idiots

You know you've wandered into a conservative area when you see.......

what time do republicans go on teevee and ask for the nation's forgiveness?

Bloomberg: S&P Seen Yielding to Tea Party at Taxpayer Expense

About the Rich Paying Their "Fair Share"

Ouch! The corporate machine chewed us up and spit us out, but must keep fighting.

Discoverer of cave paintings at Altamira took it on the chin. After his death his detractors

Discoverer of cave paintings at Altamira took it on the chin. After his death his detractors

A letter about the effort to recall the Michigan governor

Europe markets hit by fresh turmoil

What I don't understand about Standard and Poors is

Colorado Uranium Mill Wants To Stop Testing Radioactive Pond Because Its Too Dangerous

Question about the riots in London.

Question about the riots in London.

Gold soars above $1,700 after S&P downgrade

Stephen King: US downgrade just confirms what we already know – its economy is in a mess

The Teahadists wanted a crisis and don't care about any debt, now they got a worldwide crisis

81 congressmen to visit Israel in coming weeks in August

Toon-Consumer Confidence:High!

Toon-Consumer Confidence:High!

The term "most vulnerable people"

How far will Romney's friends go to get him elected?

How the UK's 'Sus' law led to London riots..

What Happened to Obama? Incredibly powerful NYTimes Op-Ed from Sunday!

Good article in Time: Why Standard & Poor's and Congress Deserve Each Other

Angry at S&P? Don't bother suing - they enjoy First Amendment immunity

Why is Greenspan allowed to talk about printing money like it was no big deal?

dow opens -146

Even with a Congressman trying to get it done, waiting is the norm for VA clinic construction

Even with a Congressman trying to get it done, waiting is the norm for VA clinic construction

So S&P is the Oracle of this age , eh ?

What Downgrade? Treasurys Rally as Safe Haven

30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died

An underperforming president

I'm tired and this is the only place I could find to rest during my swim

Toon to send to the T-baggers

Biggest lightning bust of the fire season is in the forecast tomorrow .. (PIC HEAVY)

Biggest lightning bust of the fire season is in the forecast tomorrow .. (PIC HEAVY)

Joan Walsh: Should liberals have buyers' remorse over Obama? (she isn't sure)

Joan Walsh: Should liberals have buyers' remorse over Obama? (she isn't sure)

My Teahadist Neighbor

My Teahadist Neighbor

Simple: Rsise the damn taxes

start your week with a smile ...... Norah Jones

“‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’ was not a compromise.”

S&P Seen Surrendering to Tea Party Costing U.S. Taxpayer

The default, dear Boehner, was not in our stars, but in your tea party

McDonald’s Same-Store Sales Rise 5.1% on China

McDonald’s Same-Store Sales Rise 5.1% on China

New York has a nuke plant event

So oil, GE, Bank of America, Alcoa, Caterpillar

"Pardon me Sir, Are you a Norquistian?"

"Chomsky: Public Education Under Massive Corporate Assault — What's Next?"

WTF S& P downgrades Fannie and Freddy

Original tea party quotes

How is solving debt with more debt a solution?

Dow plummets 200 points within 5 minutes of opening bell as Wall St. reacts to S&P downgrade

Railroad Hiring...There was a wonderful OP yesterday about this

Ouch! -152 nt

We can't outsource our ability to pay for government with the Norquist pledge

Here's the message I'm getting from the media about this Stock Market crash....

So why is Procter and Gamble hanging in there?

Seeing how the market is doing now, what do you expect the outcome to be at close?

Global Warming Doomsters' Theories Wrong, Says NASA Study

Metacrawler has been got

S&P downgrades Fannie and Freddie, US-backed debt

is S & P in on the mcconnell plan to make Obama a one-term President?

The Death Knell of the Printed Word from Derf

Next time someone tells you about the "liberal media", ask them....

Next time someone tells you about the "liberal media", ask them....

dupe

Two local artists are pioneering Liberia's version of hip-hop.

Two local artists are pioneering Liberia's version of hip-hop.

I would like to see Obama do this:

Regulate the ratings agencies - they are out of control

Why S. & P.’s Ratings Are Substandard and Porous

"Must have own transportation." Often you see that in job ads...and yet the job pays low wages.

The Meltdown’s True Villain

Just a reminder: S&P gave Lehman Bros. an "A" rating a month before it collapsed

President Obama will speak about Afghanistan and the downgrade

Like FDR, the President needs to talk to the American people...

GOP slams Obama for downgrade even though Boehner 'got 98 percent' of what he wanted in debt deal

Texas billionaire Charles Wyly killed in car accident (Big Republican Donor)

The real reason for the market falling isn't the Credit Downgrade

Neighbors always say the mass murderer was a nice person.

Gross Praises S&P’s ‘Spine’ on U.S. Rating Cut

We can even things up any time they'd like.

Fundies pretend to "say something" about bullying.

Cholera rages in Haiti, homeless displaced .......repression

Australia WWII heroine Nancy 'White Mouse' Wake dies

Change You Don't Have to Believe In

Change You Don't Have to Believe In

Michele Bachmann’s Radical Reading List

Michele Bachmann’s Radical Reading List

Unions and Inequality by the Numbers

Miss the Old South? - I Wanna Go Back to Dixie by Tom Lehrer

Printable list for tax whiners:

Barney Frank: Military spending to blame for U.S. credit downgrade

Bank Of America Is Just The Start Of Paulson's Problems: Behold.... Citigroup

Bank Of America Is Just The Start Of Paulson's Problems: Behold.... Citigroup

Michele Bachmann: Flying the ‘Barbie jet’ to 2012

Investors Are Piling Into US Debt, Not Out of It = Massive Market REJECTION of S&P

"Philadelphia leaders band together to tame violent mobs"

American Democracy Exported- Toon

Victim shoots robbery suspect in Applebee's parking lot

Saudis Pull Ambassador to Syria, In Major Development

The Rude Pundit: The Delusion Delusion

Wisconsin GOP official resigns after drunken crash with kids in car

Mystery fracking memo deepens Ohio drilling debate

It’s a Growth Scare

How many can say they have read Drew Westen's book 'The Politcial Brain'

Mr. Fish Toon: America Starting to Wonder...

Hey, let's start a crazy rumor

Global Banks Poised to Cut 101,000 Jobs

Rudolf Brazda, Who Survived Pink Triangle, Is Dead at 98 (last gay survivor of the Nazi death camps)

Deficit reduction is not where the focus should be. Employment is.

Who pays to have the United States rated?

President to speak about Seals and S&P at 1:30 eastern

Exploring the Uncomfortable Difference Between Cuomo and Obama

Aug 15th. Time Magazine: How the Tea Party Hijacked America

A small, un-scientific observation that may mean nothing

None of this would be happening if the Republican leadership

Well, this isn't going to be our century.

"The Tea Part Recession." Let's call it like it is, using preemptive language that makes sense.e

I find it curious that Buffet comes out and disagrees with the S&P downgrade, and then Monday

I'm downgrading the S&P to S&M...

DEBUNK GOP TALKING POINTS: President Obama Admin SPENDING accounts for 7% of the Deficit.

Gunman among 8 dead in shooting rampage in Copley Township

What kind of jobs is the Rep. of the Black Caucus talking about

Bloomberg News: S&P Seen Surrendering to Tea Party

Congress reconvened for Terri Schiavo on a Sunday night. n/t

Congress reconvened for Terri Schiavo on a Sunday night. n/t

T-reason. Short for "Tea Party Reason."

Now that my Unemployment comes in the form of a B of A

Has the NRA lobby convinced M$Greedia not to cover

Has the NRA lobby convinced M$Greedia not to cover

Here Comes TARP 2: Bank Of America Implodes, At $6.87, BAC CDS Up 20% As Bankruptcy Contemplated

Here Comes TARP 2: Bank Of America Implodes, At $6.87, BAC CDS Up 20% As Bankruptcy Contemplated

Where The Tax Cut Fairies Live

Why S. & P.’s Ratings Are Substandard and Porous (NATE SILVER)

Toon: His ship came in (but not the one he wanted)

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the reason why the people are BUYING treasuries after the s&p DOWNGRADE:

How to fix the market and the economy

HELLO TeaFarty - This is Your Economy - now Own It

Is anyone wondering about moving their IRA to Cash??

Tomorrow's Recall Elections in Wisconsin

Econ 101, The US Treasury Bond market

More Bank of America Deathwatch: AIG to Seek $10+ Billion for Dud Mortgages

What Can We Do About The Great American Lie?

Verizon demands huge worker bene cuts-profits are soaring & its CEO gets $18 million in compensation

Palin becomes a grannie again..no wonder they got married so fast..

Palin becomes a grannie again..no wonder they got married so fast..

Response to ‘The Response’

Brian Williams, you douche, it's 5%, not 15%.

Ugly

Ugly

Credit Suisse: It's China or Bust

Yesterday, strangers in my neighborhood came together to remove plastic bag from seagull's neck

Barney Frank: Start deficit reduction with big defense cuts

Racially motivated killing’ in Mississippi caught on video

Racially motivated killing’ in Mississippi caught on video

Koch Bros Are On The Up And Up In Wisconsin—Stephen Colbert Says So

Koch Bros Are On The Up And Up In Wisconsin—Stephen Colbert Says So

How to seem good at everything: Stop doing stupid shit. (interesting blog post)

Hightower -- America's Real Job Creators Are Broke

S&P has become a direct arm of the GOP

Dow(n) 545 points now! NASDAQ is down 6%, S&P down almost 6%.

**POTUS on now.

Is it true that fourth cousins aren't any more alike genetically than any two random individuals?

The Real Romney? (from 1994, Kennedy v. Romney)

The Real Romney? (from 1994, Kennedy v. Romney)

"A pox on BOTH their houses" "Both parties are bad news" "Insert favorite blame-both cliche here"

In case you were wondering...

London Riots - 3rd night

London Riots - 3rd night

Link to S&P's full statement on lowering USA rating. Keep for future reference.

Attention on deck, the Speaker speaks

How Many Jobs Will Be Lost Because Of The Debt Deal?

Joseph E. Stiglitz: "The recent debt deal is a move in the wrong direction"

Joseph E. Stiglitz: "The recent debt deal is a move in the wrong direction"

Another 'F" for Tea party spelling... This time it is painted on their bus. (a good chuckle)

Do credit rating agencies opinions have too much influence?

A question about the supercongress: can they raise taxes?

Crap... The Onion now costs me money ...I'm not shitting you

The Case for MORE Spending to Prevent a Recession

White house on stock slide: Markets go up, markets go down

Farrell Files: Maybe ol' Ross Perot was right

He says the poor are the problem..

A question about Unemployment Insurance.

Having Health Insurance Doesn't Always Protect People From Medical Debt

You know something is wrong when: at DU we praise Bachmann's campaign and rail against Obama's Admin

S&P's powerful chief steps out of the shadows

Live Link to President Obama's Speech

GO WISCONSIN!!!! Kick those Shit Turds down the gutter!

If as many companies are cash-rich as we've been told look for consolidation

govt treasuries are surging today... oh the irony

The fact that treasury yields are lower is very bad thing.

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CNBC: Second recession could be even worse than the first...

Oh brother. CNN sends out alert about the DOW dropping 450 points.

Oh brother. CNN sends out alert about the DOW dropping 450 points.

What the markets are saying.

What the markets are saying.

Bin Laden Turned in by Informant -- Courier Was Cover Story

Polls: Wisconsin State Senate Recalls Down To The Wire

The chair is against the wall !!!

Looking at the markets I see Perry's prayer session is working really well! n/t

Shock Doctrine? Fight Back

Dean Baker: The Economic Illiterates Step Up the Attack on Social Security and Medicare

30,000 college students kicked out of food aid program in Michigan

At this time it's important to know what Jane Fonda is going through today...

So, the S&P downgrades dropped gas prices & T-bill interest rates - is this bad for working people?

Incredible. I just got a call from a stock broker wanting me to invest in

A little humor to ease the pain of watching the news - priceless

Summer school teaches tea party values to kids

Beware! The Tea Party is coming after your Medicare

S&P parent McGraw Hill stock falls 8.5% today - twice the average of 4% for S&P 500

When it gets really bad, someone will be blamed.

Last night I said we would drop 700 in the market but get back up to 100 point gain...

Rioting Again in London - Hackney this time

Dow is down 632 points right now

Current TV Taps David Bohrman as President (was CNN DC bureau chief)

Mike Moore tweets, S&P owners old Bush family friends

The teabaggers were terrorists.

America's Structural Weaknesses Threaten Its Future

Krugman: The Downgrade Doom Loop...Behold the power of a stupid narrative

Chime in Your health insurance nightmares

The Market Has Spoken: Austerity Is Bad for Business

Dean Baker: Protest Movements Teach Economics to Bankers

July Is Fourth-Warmest Month on Record

Is Rick Perry the antichrist?

The National Debt: Taxes and the Economic Lessons Even a Dummy Like I Have Learned

PIE? How will the smaller pie get divided. Round one to the fat pigs.

PIE? How will the smaller pie get divided. Round one to the fat pigs.

Wisconsin Recall Elections - TOMORROW

Batshit Crazy

It's useless to blame the Republicans

Welcome to BLOODY MONDAY

Welcome to BLOODY MONDAY

Drew Westen's nonsense (or why the "bully pulipt is everything" folks are totally wrong)

MSNBC BREAKING: dow has plunged 500 @ 11:31 pst

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Philadelphia mayor cracks down on youth flash mobs

DU needs to comment on this poll.

I can't believe all the fucking impractical advice FROM BOTH SIDES for a POTUS

London on lockdown and Cameron flies home - pictures

WisDems.org if you can Phone Bank from Home Today!

Meet "They" aka "Them"

Meet "They" aka "Them"

Restructuring the debt,,, yep, that is what needs to happen

As we head towards another recession...

As we head towards another recession...

Jobs: Worse than you think

Mystery fracking memo deepens Ohio drilling debate

Jim Hightower: America's Real Job Creators Are Broke

This is what leaders do. They lead on issues. Kudos.

Has the President stated his intentions on the Bush taxcuts?

Alan Grayson: How Many Friends Do You Have?

ALAN GRAYSON: It's time for us to get organised [this is the least we can do]

On this day in history Nixon resigned

senate banking panel to investigate s&p

senate banking panel to investigate s&p

President Obama could learn a thing or two from Harry Truman.

AIG Sues BofA for 10 BILLION: Countdown to Bank Of America Deathwatch or Bailout 2.0?

"Leadership, Obama Style, and the Looming Losses in 2010..." from 12/09:

2 Wks Ago Fox Viewers Told To WELCOME Downgrade-This A.M. Its A TRAGEDY & Obama's Fault!

What Obama should say in his speech on the economy today...

The republicans are laughing

Michele Bachmann woos Iowa Christians, attends anti-gay service

Michele Bachmann woos Iowa Christians, attends anti-gay service

What about this proposal?

Appeals court rules Rumsfeld can be held liable for torture of U.S. civilians in Iraq

The Power of Christ...

Underground WPA

Anyone else not "buying" all of this?

Guess what investors bought today? T-Bills. Surprise, S&P!

"The Stock Market is signaling the economy is in trouble; it's not saying we have a debt crisis"

Central Croydon is on fire

Check in to send good vibes to all our democratic friends in Wisconsin. 8/9 is the big election day

The Market Has Spoken: Austerity Is Bad for Business

Robert Reich: Slouching Toward a Double Dip, For No Good Reason

Student Everette Howard fatally tasered by campus police at University of Cincinnati

Student Everette Howard fatally tasered by campus police at University of Cincinnati

Not that it's any big surprise, but Prayer Man is announcing that he's running

Sadly, S&P is Right: USA is Not a Solid Credit Risk with Teabagging Idiots Still in Congress

No criminal charges against WaMu: 'Revolution, anyone?'

Nasty Monday Is Over DJIA Closes -622 at 4pm EST

A couple of things to keep in mind about US Treasury bonds, amid all this downgrade hysteria;

Markets are now coming back from their losses. Dow only down 350, S&P 4.21%, NAS 4.5%

Two George W. Bush Appointees Uphold Ban On Foreign Money In U.S. Elections

IRS: Nearly 1,500 millionaires paid no federal income tax in 2009

The Known Unknowns of getting your ass hauled into court

Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?

Tall Tales of Tape for Jackie

Does The Michele Bachmann Newsweek Cover Make Her 'Look Crazy'?

How many people have died from the heat in your town? I'm not sure

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's memoirs to go on sale at 4 small Detroit area bookstores

The Super Congress? Who will be in it?

Comic explaining the divide in the democratic party

Investors flee stocks for the refuge of US debt

dy/dx=0

Chimpanzees are spontaneously generous after all

Wow, I cannot even find any of my right wing GOP friends who want to stay in these damn wars!

Dear Republicans: Please stop TeaBoehning America. Signed, (zbdent)

Dear Republicans: Please stop TeaBoehning America. Signed, (zbdent)

Prayer Rally Dwarfed By Texans Who Flock To Convention Center, Desperate For Free School Supplies

We either support S&P's rationale or we don't.

Mr. President, call Congress back in session.

Huckabee: Crass Republican Assinine Cretin Klan Ethics-free Regurgitator

Just an observation I had this morning concerning the Market downturn

Just an observation I had this morning concerning the Market downturn

Of all the Presidents whose policies we could follow

How Bad Is News Corp.? Michael Wolff on the state of the Murdoch empire and its Mob-like structure

Cantor To GOP: Don’t Let Up Now!

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Paul B. Farrell: 2011-2020: Decade of U.S. economic hell

If you were wondering how screwed up our government is...

Appeals court rules Rumsfeld can be held liable for torture of U.S. civilians in Iraq

DOJ Had 400% More Emergencies That Required Immediate Warrantless Info From ISPs

Norway Massacre/Killer's Mind - Discovery Channel 9pm edt

How $8-a-Dozen Eggs Threaten Real Food Reforms

AGW - trying to sum it up in a "sound byte" (almost) manner

“Nickel & Dimed" author Barbara Ehrenreich was on DemocracyNow! this morning,

Riots spreading outside London, Leeds and Birmingham

The NY Times article on Phone Hacking that you should NOT miss.

V for Vendetta author issues statement in support of Bradley Manning

Understanding Today's America through a Juvenile Analogy

Fearless Women gets in the face of rioters..

Bank Of America Stock Falls 20 Percent After $10 Billion Lawsuit - HuffPo

Freddie Mac reports 2Q loss, asks for $1.5B in aid

Behold the power of a stupid narrative, which seems impervious to evidence. (Krugman, again)

Behold the power of a stupid narrative, which seems impervious to evidence. (Krugman, again)

want to make a donation to the survivors of the special ops

Police: Man Admits To Sex With Cat

The Post-Western World

Question: Now that the Robber Barons are in full force

Why the idiots believe the debt crap.

S&P downgrade: was there a two trillion dollar error or not?

Some NBC stations won't pre-empt Days of Our Lives for the president's speech

Obama's Speech to the Nation Today on "S&P Downgrade and Loss of Navy Seals in Afghanistan."

The only RepubliCon economic history you will ever need to know:

The only RepubliCon economic history you will ever need to know:

You feel it yet? Is it near you?

You feel it yet? Is it near you?

How To Fix America In 126 Super Cute Seconds

How To Fix America In 126 Super Cute Seconds

HuffPo: Progressive Groups Unveil 'Contract For The American Dream'

Pisa bans penis-themed Leaning Tower trinkets

WTFIGO???

Watch live coverage of the London riots

Obama Agrees With Panetta, Endorses Medicare ‘Adjustments’ Over Defense

Obama Agrees With Panetta, Endorses Medicare ‘Adjustments’ Over Defense

Delaware AG Biden Joins AG Schneiderman, Intervening in Proposed BofA Settlement - FDL

Congress ends the Page Program.

It is frustrating...

Guardian UK: Global finance has dysfunction at its heart

finally focusing on jobs

Raj Patel on 'Reclaiming the right to have rights'

"Earlier Downing Street said Cameron had no plans to cut short his holiday..."

IRS: 1,470 millionaires paid no income tax in '09

Tonight on Countdown

New Tibetan leader sworn in as prime minister

The riots are continuing in Britain.

My Apologies..... Posted story in error....

I just saw Scott Walker on MASH!

Lawrence is tearing S&P a new one

Does "Terrorist" or "Terrorism" have ANY coherent definition?

I don't think KO knows that the S&P head is a Romney supporter.

I didn't really get what was different between todays reaction to

Any Predictions on the Stock Market after the close today?

McCain is a useless idiot on all sides.

Lawrence O'Donnell is skewering Standard & Poors for their downgrading

Cathay Pacific to investigate saucy cockpit sex snaps

We've been set up.

Anybody want to privatize Social Security now?

God is not a male.

Damn! I miss the simpler times.

Remember the world doesn't end at the Pacific and Atlantic shores of North America.

Anyone has the clip where CNN said that the British PM Gordon Brown

Fascinating first hand reports on BBC Radio of witnesses to British riots

How is voting for someone who votes with the Republicans and agrees with the Republicans

Israeli family can freeze eggs of daughter killed in road accident

Five Points About Rick Perry's Prayer Rally Not Yet in Mainstream Press

OMG Obama is bought and piad for by terrorists and bankers!!!

Rick Warren says he's grateful for O.C. land donation

McConnell Calls For "Significant Entitlement Reforms" After S&P Downgrade

Tea Party T-shirt ! "I wanted a default....

Run Bernie Sanders, RUN!

And a big f--k you to Rush Limbaugh

Karma.

THIS LAST JUNE: Social Security Privatization Called For By House Republicans

Water conservation

Tepco May Take More Fukushima Losses in Earnings

Chalmers Johnson, How to Sink America

Mitch McConnell - Government by Hostage

London Riot cartoon from the Independent UK

Separated at birth?

Death of the American Dream is marked by the weakest social safety net & largest prison population

Actor Francesco Quinn collapses and dies

It took a while but I've finally figured this out...we're living the movie "Trading Places"

Reverend Al Sharpton made the same observation regarding Rick Perry's prayer fest I made on DU.

By the time the stock market hits bottom, the rich are going to wish they had taken

Every time I think I just can't vote for Obama, something happens

Well, I know what IRA stands for...

Mr.Geithners advice for this evening...they mostly come at night...mostly.

A poor man never game me a job...

THANK GOD IT PASSED!

Could we not, please, have gloating over the drop in the Dow?

Anatomy of a Skewed News Story

Obama to congress: "Who forgot to pay off S&P?"

Bankster of America and $hitibank were hit hard today......

Oil price breaks below $80bbl

Have you heard people you wouldn't expect talking about a revolution?

BREAKING ON MSNBC: Tokyo opened and dropped 3%

FOX News' Dana Perino Complains Blaming Bush 'is Getting Annoying'

As usual, the GOP still have no issues with spending other people's money:

Now here's a T-Shirt I wish I had the balls to wear.

All hell is breaking loose around London, UK.

Korean stock market suspending trading for 20 mins

Ann Richards - one in a long line of Texan women badasses.

S&P is the Faux Snooze of the ratings houses

The 1%ers ought to be wearing their colors in public...

It's tough being a democrat in the south

It's tough being a democrat in the south

When they're done stealing from the 99%'s

Discreet Breastfeeding? This is AWESOME.

Aren't you happy now you have a 401K?

Rachel is fabulous.

Workin With Ms. T...

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Do you think Newsweek's cover of Bachman portrays her as nuts?

Asian markets down BIG again tonight

much as i appreciate the value of calling this the "tea party downgrade"

Obama, 2012, And Salesmanship...

Market Watch: Are we already in a recession?

Just read this on FB. Is it true?

95 yes!

Wall Street Analysts Initiate Coverage of Tea Party

So a ton of republicans lost their shirts today and this last week.

Fight for the Future. This is what democracy looks like. Wisconsin recall tomorrow!

Mass. Republican Sen. Scott Brown to seniors: Social Security, Medicare could be cut

Rick Santorum: Pursuing happiness means doing what God wants

How Bad Is News Corp.? The state of the Murdoch empire and its Mob-like structure

It shouldn't be the "Tea Party" Downgrade. It should be the Koch Brother's Downgrade.

I wish I was seeing more confidence from Ed Shultz. Hmmmmm

Bid Eddie yes ANOTHER president faced this

I Hope You Are All Watching Ed...

List of places where we have had uprisings going

Total Media disconnect regarding the Afghan tragedy.

F--k you, Republicans

"Poll: Will anti-Congress mood cause another 'wave' election?"

Police cuts, Fireman cuts, Youth Centers closed

People like the Koch brothers have gotten power in the USA and are running it. But they are

When I was a kid, we feared the world would end in an instant due to US /USSR nuclear weapons

don't worry, the rest of the deficit reduction is going to be balanced

Daily Kos radio on Sirius

ThinkProgress: Anti-Government Spending Crusader Rick Perry Accepted More Than $80,000 In Farm Subsi

With the unrest in London, is it time

One thing that bothers me, about this place right now

What does it say about the economic structure of a country...?

US House to end 180-year-old 'page' program

Barney Frank on Rachel Maddow!

Infrastructure jobs a coming?

S&P & Tea

Asia Markets down another 4% tonight

That lazy welfare mother...

Best quote from a London Rioter...

Senate Panel Reportedly Probing S&P Downgrade

Senate Panel Reportedly Probing S&P Downgrade

I have never seen a hate crime of this magnitude.

Heartwarming Ed show tonight

On Wisconsin - Good luck tomorrow fellow "Sconis"

Where is Dick Armey?

Scientists Turn Stem Cells Into Working Sperm

Federal immigration-check requirement draws ire

Holy Shit !!! - Korea Is Down Almost 10% !!! (All Asian Markets Are WAY Red !!!)

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & a new Kitty gif

Senior moment...who was the DUer who made daily market watch reports for so many years?

Lewis Black explains why he doesn't do Palin Jokes..

PHOTO of the DAY (JAPAN)

I would like for President Obama to step up to the podium and take FULL responsibility for this

I am not financially savvy at all. I have a few bucks invested in stocks.

Michael Tomasky: "The Untransformational President" - his good intentions may destroy his presidency

charts

Smart Transit By Choice

Jon Stewart Evaluates America’s AA+ Credit Rating Disaster: ‘Are You F*cking Serious?’ - VIDEO

Tavis Smiley: Debt Ceiling Deal A ‘Declaration Of War On The Poor’

How can Rick Perry run for president when he already admitted that there's nothing he can do?

Forget about the middle class: When the underclass lashes out ...

TeaFarty "Whisteling in the Dark" as World's Economy plunges

Wisconsin GOP Chair Resigns After Drunken Car Crash

STOCK WATCH: Hong Kong down more than 6%, Australia (5%), S. Korea (Almost 8%...tripped circuit!)

This Thomas Jefferson quote is perfect for the place our country is now

Kill the bush tax cuts now. Cut DoD by 50%

"Scotty, We're Coming for You" - Sing it loud; sing it proud - Election Eve singalong

"In America you have the tea party, in England you've got this," he said.

"In America you have the tea party, in England you've got this," he said.

"In America you have the tea party, in England you've got this," he said.

Seoul down 9.6 Taiwan 5.35 Tokyo 4.4 Jakarta 5.6 Hang Seng 7.1

Seoul down 9.6 Taiwan 5.35 Tokyo 4.4 Jakarta 5.6 Hang Seng 7.1

Former GOP Senator Simpson: “Nuts” In Congress Who Can’t Compromse Should “Go Home” - VIDEO

Talks begin on extending US occupation of Iraq

Shit, we hated bush, but at least we didn't burn the country down to show he was a bad leader

$1750 gold.

Zsa Zsa Gabor Has Passed Away at 94

Tom Tomorrow: Debtpocalypse Deferred!

A good dose of humor and common sense via Ivins and Richards.

I thought I would share something. I had a visit from an old friend

Tomorrow's Daily Telegraph front page

Oil slips under $76,

Oil slips under $76,

Freddie Mac reports 2Q loss, asks gov't for $1.5B

I am with you in spirit, Diana Nyad

Well,I got my second bionic eye today (cataract surgery). Thank you Tommy Douglas.

Why doesn't 80% support for taxing the rich translate into a Democratic-controlled Congress?

Say what you will about Ed Schultz

Thirty abandoned churches from around the world

"We can cut police budget without risking violent unrest"

KRUGMAN: "Aaauuuggghhh!"

KRUGMAN: "Aaauuuggghhh!"

Page of BBC Radio & TV Coverage of British Riots

British Policeman Blames Grand Theft Auto For London Riots

British Policeman Blames Grand Theft Auto For London Riots

Republicans are recreating the Great Depression and doing it with a vengeance.

Can you visualize what a'modest adjustment in Medicare' is?

So does this mean Eric Cantor made a lot of money today?

Hugh Carey, Who Led Fiscal Rescue of New York City, Is Dead at 92

So uh... When is CNN gonna report on the violence sweeping London?

Can the GOVERNMENT (President, Senate & House do something Against S&P ???

Just a joke about John Boehner and Michelle Bachmann :)

As a fan and lover of the Chiroptera, I must beg you to please think before you write.

Still Ugly

Cramer: The 1 Thing Investors Need to Own Now

They Died in Vain; Deal With It - By Ray McGovern

Question: Does the U.S. pay to have its debt rated?

I remember in early May when Republicans said they were going to pin high gas prices on Obama

I remember in early May when Republicans said they were going to pin high gas prices on Obama

I remember in early May when Republicans said they were going to pin high gas prices on Obama

What would Standard & Poor's gain from downgrading our credit?

Top Companies Claim To Fight Global Warming, But Sponsor ALEC’s Climate Denial

Top Companies Claim To Fight Global Warming, But Sponsor ALEC’s Climate Denial

"Rick Perry Was a Horrible College Student"

Tomorrow... Dow < 10,000?

Ta-Da! New Palin Grandchild Born Three Months After Wedding

Ta-Da! New Palin Grandchild Born Three Months After Wedding

Tangier Island fights for its very existence - island in Chesapeake Bay is losing 9 acres a year

A very glaring and realistic look at the 2012 elections...

‘We weren’t kidding around, either,’ he said. ‘We would have taken it down.’”

We're getting to see history being made, up close and personal

You can't hide your crazy eyes . . .

Wingers outraged at Bachmann psycho photo

Body of diver missing for 17 years found in Lake Tahoe

Go ahead...Read this and just shake your head in disbelief.

Fear of Arrest (Tranlater's preface at link)

Caroline Kennedy to release Mother's Tapes decades early-

Kurt Vonnegut library offers pupils free copies of banned book

S&P got it right and Democrats are sticking heads in the sand...

Ed is in Wisconsin - check it out. Big gathering of people who will

Ed is in Wisconsin - check it out. Big gathering of people who will

Do you think that Pres Obama and his team are aware that he is being criticized as a weak president?

what I would like to see from the fed tommorow

The Biggest Religious Movement You Never Heard of: (Perry dangerous)

The UK is hit by a tsunami of violence as copy-cat riots hit major towns across London & Birmingham

Math ability is inborn

It is over, I'm done - I'm no longer proud to be an American.

Looting 'fuelled by social exclusion'--no reason to obey social norms (influenced by elites?)

The Wisconsin Solution

Props for Stinky the Clown

Dear Jan Brewer, Here's the official flag of Liberals and the Democratic Party

Galbraith: The Bad Deal. Obama is no progressive. He's simply doing the work of his sponsors

Wisconsin DUers: Is it realistic to expect a "Total Recall"

A Weak Dollar is Good for the Koch Brothers

How Can Democrats Run as the Defenders of Social Security & Medicare?

Here's what I don't get. Capitalism HAS failed, but no one is willing to admit it

A little boy goes to his dad and asks, "What is politics?"

Bin Laden Turned in by Informant-Courier Was Cover Story-Saudis Paid ISI For bin Laden's Shelter

I Don't Get It

Do all the threads here bashing Firedoglake convince you to hate it or make you want to visit it?

Obama Skips Congress on No Child Law

Obama Skips Congress on No Child Law

Ok, first Al Gore, and now Chris Matthews are calling for people to

Prayer Rally Dwarfed By Texans Who Flock, Desperate For Free School Supplies

Target's rape factory

Why is it that Americans do not RIOT? This was a worthy question

The event on Saturday (Perry) was a bold, in-your-face slap at the separation of church and state...

U.S. helicopter ‘crashed in Taliban trap’

U.S. helicopter ‘crashed in Taliban trap’

Obama warned in May that he couldn't & wouldn't stand up to tea party Republicans

Here is a paradox I can not shake

I just got some shocking news! A foreclosed home in MY NeigHBOrHOOD

A and B List Celebrities with Personal Problems Demand Attention!

Sarah Palin's snorted cocaine and nude Bristol Palin photos..

French engineer suggests harvesting icebergs as solution to drought

The only reason Americans don't riot like Euro countries is fear.

The only reason Americans don't riot like Euro countries is fear.

Ok some history, short, on restructuring debt

I haven't turned the television on in a while, I didn't realize real people are blaming S & P for

If Obama did not want this to happen, it would not happen...

Psst - over here. Gold just hit 1742 and still climbing

The problem is NOT too much spending. The problem is rich fucks not paying taxes!

Koch's WI Front Group Front Man Behind Deceptive Mailers Exposed

Dog Helps Young Rape Victim Testify

300 Economists Warned Obama Last September 2010 Of Grave Economic Danger. They were ignored.

300 Economists Warned Obama Last September 2010 Of Grave Economic Danger. They were ignored.

OBAMA AGREES WITH PANETTA, ENDORSES MEDICARE ‘ADJUSTMENTS’ OVER DEFENSE CUTS

Many are just beginning to face reality..

I'd like to thank the devout Christians that joined Gov. Perry in prayer this weekend

The truth about 2012

Sarah Palin was asked today how she felt about the S&P 500. Her response:

Cops use creative tricks to catch dead beat dads

Cops use creative tricks to catch dead beat dads

Why History in America is a Four Letter Word

Aboard Bachmann's 'Barbie Jet': 10 Surprising Forces Shaping Her White House Campaign

MURDOCH BOMBSHELL---DOJ looking at RICO Statutes

MURDOCH BOMBSHELL---DOJ looking at RICO Statutes

Dear Bill Clinton, we did go past the "tired partisan politics"...and look where we are now.

Bill Press is talking about downgrade now...

GO WISCONSIN GO!!!! Flip the state and start the landslide!

It is improper to dismiss grievances of the UK rioters simply because they are looting.

To the whiner in chief -We need you to get mad and stand up for us.

To Bachmann's credit, her campaign says they will not make a stink about her Newsweek cover

More Politics 101: Obama is SMARTER Than Us!

Money was stolen from social security to pay for our wars, and this is missing from any discussion I

Cramer says the Market didn't Fall. It was Pushed!

I'm being interviewed for a fluffy feature article today--but I intend to go to a very dark place.

Whoa - Google Map of London Riots

Ralph Nader: "Congressional Tea Partiers are anything but rebels against power "

Michael Moore: "Matt Damon For President"

Michael Moore: "Matt Damon For President"

this democratic voter of forty years has never felt so.....

Fuck Rick Santelli....

Dett Brothers Debt Ceiling Construction (FOD)

in re: the squabbit

They're rioting in (London) | Kingston Trio, Video

Q about facebook private messaging

The Sleepy Jackson - Come To This

Donavon Frankenreiter - Life, Love & Laughter

Is this weird and perhaps a little selfish, or is it just me?

Kicker David Akers puts a billboard on I-95 thanking the fans of the Philadelphia Eagles

Jamie Cullum - London Skies

Who wants to start a "Party of Donner" with me?

For our friends in LBN.

Do you think that Bill Paxton had more fun dealing with Aliens or with Predators?

A literal RickRoll vdeo.

All I wanna know is should I buy a city planner?

Blah humbug. Blogger deleted my blog.

Vertical planters, vertical gardens, and micro-gardens in Altoids tins!!!

Stream of consciousness sign

Josh Ritter - Snow is Gone

Cryptic Post.

now I want one (lederhosen)

Recession spatula

now I want one (icosahedron)

VIDEO: Grandma threatens to call the Internet Police (or someone)...

Thank you unknown DU'er

How did Shel KNOW exactly how I'd feel this morning?

I *luerve* these peeply from Pennsyvanita, like, Erie, or (I suppose) Pittsurg

How gossip starts. My grandmother told me once about how her father-in-law died. He

The chair is against the wall !!!

U2 on the Tom Snyder show - 1981 - 9:30. "I willl follow" starts. Interview,

Anyone else out there like French band Dionysos?

My mom died 5 years ago today.

Anybody familiar with Pampered Chef "Family Heritage" cookware?

Best cat video ever

America has lost its fucking mind

The Seven Wonders of the US

Dear Lady with the small toddler dining at Ikea:

"I Love Lucy" vs. "Seinfeld" - which is the best sitcom ever

I have a new neighbour. I live near the downtown and have only a tiny little lawn. Tonight I have my

Had KFC last night, first time in years and I'm kind of stunned.

How many will be seeing the new Planet Ape movie?

I'm such a Sucker for stuff like this. Pillow-Bunny

Of all the musicians I miss, I think I miss Michael Hedges the most.

Is it the 1770s or 1970s?

I will sell my gold to you for cans of soup.

BRAIN FART!!!!!!!

Rationalization... schmationalization!!!

Rationalization... schmationalization!!!

Anybody wanna experience an honest-to-goodness Arizona Kali-ranch experience?

Yesterday, strangers in my neighborhood came together to remove plastic bag from seagull's neck

"Battlefield Earth" Would you let your middle schoolers watch this movie?

VIDEO: "I'm gonna hit him in the ****s. As hard as I can."

Police urge holster use after man shoots his own penis

My little chickadee, a baby robin and another bird

Kali's yard sale

Archie Bunker called the 1980 election for Reagan.

Can I get some help from DU on a Facebook Page I created?

I'm at University Hospital ER...ask me anything.

Breastfeeding thread (but no Olive Garden)

I just published my first Kindle book. I've only been working on the damn thing 10 years.

Whoever invented the "glossy" laptop screen should be horsewhipped.

Oh, now I want this

What song title sums up America on August 8, 2011?

What was your best antique/junkshop buy? I once walked by an old house

What's the best way to sell gold?

"True Blood" weekly recap or "How to take something going really well and *#^% it all up" spoilers

the 12th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos is later this week

The sad truth behind London riot

A.I.G. to Sue Bank of America Over Mortgage Bonds

Anonymous hack Syrian Military

Asian stocks fall on first trading day after U.S. credit downgrade

Venezuela plans long-term boost in petroleum output

The abortion that Mitt doesn't talk about anymore

ECB buys up Italian and Spanish debt

ECB backs Italy, Spain as policymakers pledge action

Gunman among 8 dead in shooting rampage in Copley Township

Mortgage finance agencies Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae downgraded by S&P

Trading in rice futures in Tokyo is suspended as price surges over radiation concerns

Bank of America: S&P May Downgrade US Again in November

65-foot waves from tropical storm Muifa threaten Chinese chemical plant

Bahrain protests: 'The repression is getting worse'

Marange diamond field: Zimbabwe torture camp discovered

Michigan (anti-abortion) group loses appeal against Obama administration

Saudis Pull Ambassador to Syria, In Major Development

30,000 college students kicked out of food aid program in Michigan

Ex-Officer Is Sentenced in East Village Rape Case

Colombian state to apologize for senator's assassination

Geithner: Standard & Poor's Showed 'Terrible Judgment'

Rioting Again in London - Hackney this time

Mark O. Hatfield, Republican Champion of Liberal Causes, Dies at 89

Jackie O believed Johnson killed JFK

9 Salvadorans turn themselves in 1989 killings

Tall Tales of Tape for Jackie

Moody’s Affirms Its Aaa Rating for U.S. on Dollar’s Role, Political Debate

Mitt Romney blames President Obama for U.S. credit downgrade

S&P Downgrades Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, Dow Plummets

Perry team raising money, supporter says announcement next week

Oil Prices Collapse to Year Low

Union calls for German air traffic control strike

Flagstaff AZ Police Attack and Arrest San Francisco Peaks Native Marchers

Pisa bans penis-themed Leaning Tower trinkets

Commercial farming to start in Detroit with 1,000 trees

NM Senate Candidates Lining Up For Bingaman Seat

OBAMA AGREES WITH PANETTA, ENDORSES MEDICARE ‘ADJUSTMENTS’ OVER DEFENSE CUTS

The republicans are laughing

Dow falls 635 points in 6th-worst loss

Appeals Court: Rumsfeld can be held liable for torture of U.S. civilians in Iraq

Rockefeller aims comments at tea party

U.S. to grant waivers for No Child Left Behind

(NLRB) Acting General Counsel responds to congressional subpoena (Boeing)

Stock Market Plunges, Taking Tech Stocks Down With It

Diana Nyad, 61, begins epic Cuba-Florida swim -- minus shark cage

Dr. Bernadine P. Healy, Influential Health Administrator, Dies at 67

Riots: PM Cuts Short (Tuscany) Holiday To Return To UK

Rick Perry to make 2012 intentions clear Saturday

Prosecutors play sex tapes during polygamist sect leader's trial

Jerry Brown vetoes state job posting bill

Baldwin will confer with Feingold (WI-SEN)

(Elizabeth Mulay) Accuser of 1990 (MN GOP) gubernatorial candidate (Jon Grunseth) dies

Maine same-day vote petitions submitted

FedEx to Raise U.S., Canada Freight Rates 6.8%

Breivik on drugs during attacks, Norwegian police say

UK riots (live and spreading to Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, etc etc)

Appeals court upholds campaign finance ban on foreign donations

Controversial Budget Increasess Pass in Shawnee Mission KS School District

Asian markets tumble after share sell-off in the US

Reports: Rioters To Target Southgate And Barnet

Sacramento city manager pay increasing sharply

Pentagon: No Coverage of Dover Ceremony for 30 Killed in Afghanistan

Bell ordered to repay Calif. nearly $500,000

U.S. expected to demand billions in penalties over B.C. softwood lumber

London riots: Twitter users face arrest for inciting looters

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, August 8, 2011

30,000 college students kicked out of food aid program in Michigan

Libyan Rebels Dismiss Entire Cabinet

London riots: conflagration and carnage in the capital and beyond

House leaders end page program

Overriding a Key Education Law (executive authority to rewrite No Child Left Behind)

Issa subpoenas gov't documents in Boeing case

Huckabee wants Trump to replace Geithner

Court Upholds Torture Lawsuit Against Rumsfeld

SEALs killed in Afghan crash were answering call for help

‘Poverty tour’ stirs debate about whether Obama policies have helped African Americans

Salvadoran ex-soldiers turn themselves in after indictment in priests' murder

Poll: Will anti-Congress mood cause another 'wave' election?

Post-Gadhafi era up to Libya, Canada's envoy says

Dow Ends the Day Off 632 Points

Hotel housekeeper sues alleged attacker Dominique Strauss-Kahn

(California) Governor signs bill for popular presidential vote

S&P Seen Yielding to Tea Party at Expense of Taxpayer

In Baghdad, Closing a 5-Star Retreat

For-Profit College Group Sued as U.S. Lays Out Wide Fraud

Video shows white teens driving over, killing black man, says DA

Democrats Challenging Administration on Medicaid

Texas town turns off water, leaving residents boiling mad

British soldier 'kept Taliban fingers as souvenirs'

Shops in Birmingham attacked as UK riots spread (to the country's 2nd city)

North-Colombia Peace Community says 10 members murdered in 2011

Democrats plan weeklong blitz in Iowa to counter GOP straw poll - "Extreme Aims"

Overriding a Key Education Law

Boner "got 98%" of what he wanted? OH BULLSHIT ! He's lying, & and anyone can see that. Read on:

Boehner pretends he isn’t Speaker of the House

Obama wins! Boehner only got 98% of what he wanted, but Obama got 100% of the blame

Does S&P stand for "Screw the Pooch"?

Gallup: Obama job approval rating for first half of 2011 by state

The 'Tea Party Downgrade' currently at -441.

If Obama is able to cut Medicare without cutting benefits for those who need them. . .

Obama to cut certain parts of No Child Left Behind by exec order.

Look at these igorant tea fucks

He better not say "We will get through this." He just better not. n/t

The New Republic: Drew Westen's Nonsense

Ezra Klein: To govern responsibly, the White House will need to negotiate like Republicans

If Boehner got 98% of what he wanted, how is the S&P downgrade all the President's fault?

We need Molly Ivins more than ever with Governor 'Good Hair' Perry set to announce Saturday

The Idea That Hispanic Voters Will Flock To The GOP If Rubio Is Their VP Candidate...

Despite all the bashing from the media the President's approval rating in key states improves

Tea Party and S&P set up ro Obama

Matthew Yglesias: The Depression And Our Recession

Dear President Obama: Listen to Bob Shrum and Dana Milbank.

Slander:

Gallup: "Obama bests an unnamed Republican presidential candidate by 48%-45%"

Waste of billions in Afghanistan in nation building

If Hillary were President there would be polls asking "Would Obama have made a better President?"

You know what?

More good news on Current TV

"Tea Party Downgrade" is great Democratic framing - finally.

Romney backs Social Security changes in N.H. meeting

"We can compromise with reasonable Republicans about restricting entitlements."

CNN poll taken since downgrade shows President Obama's approval dropping...

President Obama is NOT weak!

How would you grade Republicans' success at bringing bipartisanship to DC?

Obama to eagerly help the GOP gut-punch FDR: Will extend payroll tax holiday

Is This How They Felt In The Final Days Of The Roman Empire?

FDR as triangulating centrist (The New Republic, November 1933)

Gallup: Obama Approval Rating Improving In Crucial States

An interesting cross-section of my GOP acquaintances are very angry at the Tea Party right now.

"Hey it's an Obama store!!"

The GOP set out on a course to destroy, but what are they achieving?

Is Obama a lame duck?

The media continues to frame the blame as if it is two sided.

Obama Sides With Panetta On Need To Cut Medicare Over Defense

August 2010 was the 75th Anniversary of Social Security. President Obama's proclamation

President Obama calls for payroll tax and unemployment benefits extension.

Market Humiliates S&P — Rejects Downgrade

Eric Cantor reaffirms GOP's commitment to protect millionaires and billionaires from tax increases

Simple solution to the downgrade and the Market plunge

Simple solution to the downgrade and the Market plunge

I just turned MSNBC off Tweety is being an complete ass

The stunning decline of Barack Obama 2011 edition

Chait piles on Westen too

Rick Perry, who he is

Republicans I work with...

How would you grade Obama's success at bringing bipartisanship to DC?

TOON: Tom Tomorrow on Debtpocalypse deferred!

The stock market is absolutely tanking

Xpostfactoid: "lambasting Obama for not making arguments that he did, in fact, make"

"No We Can't Because We Are Impotent. ...Support Obama Because He Can't Do It Better."

Tell me he isn't going after Medicare again? nt

With the incredible heat wave scorching the Red States, why in the world isn't Obama talking about

Do you remember this....

Right wing is pissed that Michele Bachmann looks crazy

Today, Obama blinked (in his struggle against Social Security)

James Galbraith: "President Obama is not a progressive - he is not what Americans call a liberal"

Jesse Jackson on Obama: 'Some Layer of the Excitement is Gone'

IMO, one of President Obama's biggest mistakes has been him sucking up to Republicans since Day One

Gee, if there is there this much contempt for Obama here, Bill Clinton must be hated to the core.

How We Got Here, and What Liberals Could Do Now

Someone asked me "who do you want to replace Obama with?"

Thomas Jefferson - a true Patriot...

When's the last time YOU were this happy?

PLAY AGAIN: What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature?

Young Turks: Rich Scared Of Revolt From Poor, Middle Class Americans

McConnell Vows Take Debt Ceiling Hostage In The Future (Thus sparking our Credit Rating Downgrade)

Michele Bachmann meets Rick Perry

Hard Times

Young Turks: Free Crack Pipes In Canada

His Holiness, Rick Perry, Speaks at "The Response"

Me vs. a Conservative Troll: Republican Downgrades

Thom Hartmann: The $1 Million Corporate Personhood Mystery

MusiCares Honors Neil Young - Ben Harper "Ohio" - JTMP.ORG

Papantonio: Merck’s Fosamax Lies Are Destroying Lives

Rachel Maddow's summation of the failure of Reaganomics and trickle-down. Terrific

Police Crack Down On Mass Suicide Protest In Eastern China

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for the Tar Sands Action

Mike Malloy - U.S. Credit Rating Downgraded

CBS at WH Press Briefing: Why didn't Obama call Congress back to work?

President Obama's Statement on Credit Downgrade

Maher To Liberal Panel: Do You Have Any "Buyer's Remorse" With Obama?

Wisconsin! Get Out The VOTE. RECALL THEM ALL!!

60 Minutes: The NEXT HOUSING SHOCK

London Riots - Protesters Overtake Police

Scott Walker Blues

Debt Ceiling Agreeement Was A Declaration Of War On The Poor

Max Keiser: No bankers on planes! Report them to TSA!

Crack that Whip, baby! - Bachmann's rally at the Iowa Cash-up-Front Poll

S&P’s Dubious Downgrade of U.S. Is a Reminder on Revenues

Karachi reels

Reflections of reality Does India have a bad-debt problem?

Paul B. Farrell: 2011-2020: Decade of U.S. economic hell

Endless Political Paralysis: The New Normal?

Trapped in Economic Hell: Tales from the New Great Depression

Change You Don't Have to Believe In (James Howard Kunstler)

Recession 2011: Perils of US credit downgrade

The abortion that Mitt doesn't talk about anymore

US will continue to be downgraded over the next few years: Jim Rogers

A contagion of bad ideas ( Joseph Stiglitz )

Ending the Moral Rot on Wall Street, Part 1 - William D. Cohan, Bloomberg

The DEA's Terrorist Hunters: Overreaching Their Authority?

A vile logic to Anders Breivik's choice of target

Special Report: Erdogan: The strongest man in Turkey

LOL! Study shows that cocoa enhances endurance

How the Downgrade Trickles Down To Consumers

4 Companies Rated Higher Than the U.S. Government

What Obama Should Have Said: This is the Tea Party's fault

James Madison - should Obama adopt him as a role model?

The Transformation of Michele Bachmann.

The sad truth behind London riot

Are the Wisconsin recalls about women?

Krugman: Credibility, Chutzpah And Debt

Save the Poe House!

John Avlon: Ugly to compare tea party with terrorists

If the rioting was a surprise, people weren't looking

The dysfunction that lies at the very heart of American politics

Connnelly: With WaMu, white-collar crime goes unpunished - Again!

Our Troops do NOT Protect Our Freedom and We Should Stop Thanking Them for Doing So

Get the Right Horse for the Course

Standard & Poor's Seeks to Make 'Poor' the Standard

A Vision for a New Teaching Profession - Arne Duncan vision speech

Obama's Passive Conservatism is Making a Lot of People Angry

Washington and Wall Street Asked for S&P's Downgrade

Death of the American Dream is marked by the weakest social safety net & largest prison population

GOP Causes S&P Downgrade, but Republican Candidates Blame Obama

There is a context to London's riots that can't be ignored

Loan cuts hurt grad students, future

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

Chomsky: Public Education Under Massive Corporate Assault — What's Next?

Do You Prefer to Speak English? That Doesn't Make You a Racist

Drumbeat from the weekend and today...

Business Stars Clash Over Solar Power

Japan's continued promotion of overseas nuclear power expansion calls for reflection

(Japan) Stop claiming food is safe, ministry told

Many enthusiasts bailing on boating industry

So I was talking about this at work using heat energy....

California's Largest Solar PV Farm Online

Arctic 'tipping point' may not be reached

Gore: Climate skeptics are peddling ‘bulls--t’

Wow! Bachmann Wants to Conserve Energy at EPA Offices

I was thinking the other day...

The use of solar thermal for industrial process heat

How Many Friends Do You Have?

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