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Archives: September 6, 2011

Michael Moore on new book, 'Here Comes Trouble', and 9/11 anniversary

Mother is the Invention of Necessity (DIAL-UP WARNING)

Occupy Wall Street will lay siege to U.S. greed

Traffic is down at the DU. Has anyone else noticed? Of course it is a holiday today.

Lincoln quote on Labor.

I can't believe it! MSNBC has Lockup on tonight.

Above The Law - USA (6 Sep 11)

Interactive map of location of Texas wildfires:

Flight from the inferno: 1000s flee as towering Texas wildfires kill 2 and destroy 500 homes

Flight from the inferno: 1000s flee as towering Texas wildfires kill 2 and destroy 500 homes

Disaster help needed in Ulster County, NY

Does anyone know if any other country in the civilized world has for-profit prisons?

NE South Carolina - Tornado watch until 2PM

Bill Press show is on now - going to talk about Hoffa and Biden

Won't Marcus drive Ms. Bachmann?

Back to the hacking hearings in the British parliament

Washington Journal covering the fiscal crisis of the USPS

GOP House freshmen join list of wealthiest members of Congress

Rabid Dog Briefly Mistaken for Tea Party Candidate

Tidings Are Gloomy for Holiday-Job Seekers

Independent UK: James Murdoch 'was told of hack email'

Minorities become a majority in Washington region

chuckie toad is giddy reporting that Obama's numbers are at an all time low

DOD Official Admits Own Talking Points Pushing Back On Military Cuts Are ‘Not Accurate (TP)

What (Wis Supreme Court Justice) Gableman says he saw doesn't measure up

Rush Limbaugh called in to Washington Journal this morning....

There's something perverse about a nation that pretends to honor labor

S&P Gives Higher Rating to Sub-Prime Mortgages than to U.S. Bonds

Independent UK: Service sector slowdown fuels stagnation fears

My Governor apparently thinks she's Marie Antoinette:

The Rude Pundit: Absence of Labor Day

Political science: why rejecting expertise has become a campaign strategy (and why it scares me)

Biden in Labor Day speech in Ohio calls for repeal of anti-union bill

Biden in Labor Day speech in Ohio calls for repeal of anti-union bill

Over the Hedge does Rick Perry. Meet Dick Scary

Two Things Obama Got Wrong - Not cornering the market on populism, & misunderstanding his opposition

James Murdoch 'was told of hack email'

Loss of tax revenue for cities?

What will Bachmann do?

Gov. Perry held a mass prayer rally for rain a month ago...

Progressive group slams Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Labor Day

Toles: I know what you're thinking..

Is it illegal in DU to post in response to someone, that you alerted on them? nt

Is it illegal in DU to post in response to someone, that you alerted on them? nt

Today, dems need to yell loud and clear and counter any protest about Hoffa. Tea party has thin

A real "Who's yer daddy" dilemma

A stunning tale of evolution - do not send to Rick Perry

Toon: Will it catch on?

Bachmann babysat Gretchen Carlson from FOX. Seriously.

Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar

Flashing you lights

Want to fix the economy? Start here...

CIA's Push for Drone War Driven by Internal Needs

Perry coming back to Texas to deal with fires

Our Vanished Civil Liberties

Joke or maybe not.....The GOP want government so small

Why the young jobless will ruin your portfolio

European Stocks Drop on Merkel’s Election Defeat; Clariant Sinks

The Rude Pundit: Today's Republicans vs. the United States, Part 2 (Post-9/11 Punk'd)

On Google many brick n mortar open business find they are listed “this place is permanently closed.”

Remember this? Mika Brzezinski on Unions: "They cripple the system that makes a company work."

WI-Senate: Tammy Baldwin is in!

Same Sex Marriage Case before the CalSupremes this AM

Hoffa's comments on Republicans--big deal! Here's what Truman said about Nixon

Do you think President Obama should apologize to the teabaggers for the remarks by Hoffa?

My alma mater did a great thing:

Bush lit the house on fire as he left , and Obama's the fireman

Are All Drivers Socialists?

I am confident that Jimmy Hoffa will not wuss out and apologize

Austin and Travis county skyline.... my son was born in Austin...

I love Hoffa! Finally! A public man with balls in the U.S.!

I remember Trent Lott's racist remarks in 2002 at Strom Thurmond's birthday party

FDA, DEA Too Slow to Act

BorowitzReport Andy Borowitz

In the past decade Perry has raised 100 million dollars,half of that came from 204 wealthy Texans.

LOL !!! - Best Response To The Hoffa Tut-Tutting So Far...

(Informal) 2011 MN State Fair polling results (66% don't want constitutional gay marriage amendment)

TX GOP Slashes Funding For Agency Battling Wildfires While Also Blasting Obama For Not Spending More

TX GOP Slashes Funding For Agency Battling Wildfires While Also Blasting Obama For Not Spending More

News Corp. Columnist Holding Press Conference:"Why GOP Must Win White America for Victory In 2012"

Katrina vanden Heuvel just said the day of Kumbaya politics is over

Rep Doggett just tweeted about fires/reverse 911/cell phones/evacs

The only thing that is buoying up Obama's chances for reelection,

SBIR and STTR programs likely to lapse.

"A criminal is a person with predatory insticts who has not sufficient capital to form a...

I am encouraged to see that we only have about 5 percent of hand-wringers here on DU.

I am encouraged to see that we only have about 5 percent of hand-wringers here on DU.

Need help with a quote.

In Case You Missed This... 'Confessions Of A Bad Teacher' - Salon

Teamsters spokeswoman: "Workers didn't start this war — the right-wing tea party zealots did."

Man Says He Can't Remember Taking Bite Out of 2-Foot Python

facebook question- does anybody know?

Ron Paul ad should destroy Perry within the GOP (video):

Will you be watching

Worried about dominionism? You're no better than a holocaust denier according to the Christian Right

What You Should Know About The U.S. Labor Force

Win A Giffords County Glock

Did Perry use TX fires as an excuse to avoid debating?

Did Perry use TX fires as an excuse to avoid debating?

Is lack of land use regulation the cause of the Bastrop, Texas disaster?

More "free trade"?

Obama's "jobs advisor" sends some jobs to China....

Mayor: Tar balls wash onto Alabama beach

San Francisco Giants fan Billy seems to have vanished

John McCain Inserted Provision to Put Terror Suspects Into Military Custody

Let's make a deal!

Napolitano: Shoes will soon stay on at airport security

Murdoch pays himself $41 Million

From the detestable grifter: Welcome, Union Brothers and Sisters

Media Matters: Fox's Trumped Up Attack On Hoffa Just Latest Example Of Their Selective Outrage

South Korea 'in missile deal to fortify border islands'

I have voted Democrat in EVERY election of my life since AGAINST nixon, & will this time too;BUT OUR

Re Hoffa

Clear cut Redwoods for wine fight story makes Huffington Post:

Hoffa has shown us a way to get their attention.

Texas Is On Fire

A pledge to begin bringing American forces home in July 2011.

AFL-CIO Young Workers Summit Conference, September 29-October 2, 2011 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Oh, what a fucking PANTSLOAD: "Bush: No joy in bin Laden's death"

"The Facts in the Case of Dr. Andrew Wakefield"

Eddie Murphy agrees to host Oscars

Reno paper says 3 dead, shooter "clinging to life."

Is Tamron Hall pregnant or is it just my flat screen exagerating everything? nt

Sweden: Woman severs tongue of would-be rapist

The United States Of Europe ??? - NYT

Quinn to Lay off Thousands (IL)

Anybody ever hear of Robert Wiedemer? (Economy-related; he's one of those doom-and-gloom guys)

Oh that's right CHEENEE never apologized for any words, much less deaths, wars, torture, shots. n/t

Perry cut volunteer fire dept funding by 75%!

Who has seen that Home Hunting International show?

There is a redtail hawk

Rudy: If we get desperate, I'll go

Boner and Camphor are trying to set the tone for the President's speech. Bullies

Carlyle Files for an I.P.O.

Pictures: 18th-Century Ship Found Under 9/11 Site

Check in if you'll be in DC on 10/6.

The media likes to call this group “independents”

Demand Charles Koch apologize for comparing the President with Saddam Hussein

Randi Rhodes show is on in a minute

Randi Rhodes show is on in a minute

Nato halts Afghan prisoner transfer after torture fears

Nato halts Afghan prisoner transfer after torture fears

Why are courts so tolerant of sociopaths?

Anyone else watching the Senate?

A big, fat, public lie trumps a word-choice any day of the week.

Washington Post article: Stopping Bashing Government Workers

Prop 8 opponents: Calif. civilians can’t defend case against state

Romney Reminds Me Of a Trip To Disneyland..

As the dem's strength increases, I don't trust any concessions from the rethugs. They do not want

Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar —By Brad Friedman

Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar —By Brad Friedman

Excorciate... spew... hyperbole... vitriol... who talks like that??

Pat Robertson calls Obama unqualified to be president?

is romney speaking from a jail cell?...screen cap

Post your Hoffa response to the Teabaggers and ReTHUGS

Did A Top GOP Staffer For Sen. Grassley Cover Up Evidence Of News Corp

Will there be a Republican response to the President's jobs speech?

Perry cut volunteer fire department funding in Texas by 75 percent this year

Joe, Mika and their crew of other idiots still pissing their pants about unions becoming militant

Rick Perry awaits Federal dollars and FEMA in Texas:

"Going back to the midwest where people live in the past"

Lets take these SOB's out

Breaking: Report: Several people shot at Nevada restaurant

Roubini: Slowdown Brings Forward New Financial Crisis

Roubini: Slowdown Brings Forward New Financial Crisis

For those who think vaccinations aren't necessary:

We Won’t See Mass Prosperity Until We Rebuild Manufacturing

We Won’t See Mass Prosperity Until We Rebuild Manufacturing

For your pleasure, Jose Carreras - Core Ngrato

For your pleasure, Jose Carreras - Core Ngrato

For your pleasure, Jose Carreras - Core Ngrato

(Hedge) Fund Manager Sentiment Reaches Extreme Bearish Levels

(Hedge) Fund Manager Sentiment Reaches Extreme Bearish Levels

DHS paranoid about Anonymous and the Sept. 17 Occupy Wall Street action?

Wake Me Up When September (11) Ends.....

I wish someone would ask Ron Paul if he is against the Federal Government helping Texas fight these

Romney is channelling his Inner Reagan

Apparently, He’s Not That “Fed Up!”: Rick Perry Requests Federal Aid for Texas - FDL

Paul B. Farrell: Occupy Wall Street will lay siege to U.S. greed

Reported that the majority of those who were shot at in Nevada by a gunman were of

Mother Jones list of millionaire donors to the Koch Brothers reactionary causes

5 victims at the Carson shooting were Nat Guard

S&P Downgrade update! U.S. Market falls 200+

S&P Downgrade update! U.S. Market falls 200+

OMFG - they forgot Liberty University and Palin's five colleges

British Rocker Billy Bragg on Labor Strikes and Songs, Activism, and the Murdoch Hacking Scandal w/v

Yes, We Need Jobs. But What Kind?

A Childhood Lesson from My Mother

A Childhood Lesson from My Mother

Hoffa's words weren't only for the teabagging crowd.

New MA poll: Elizabeth Warren gaining ground in race vs. Scott Brown

Swiss To Estimate Total Amount Held By U.S. Residents In Secret Accounts - Reuters/HuffPo

Bob lutz, former head of GM

Obama Readies Tepid Jobs Plan While The Right Settles in for Economic Apocalypse

Chart in Romney job plan blames Obama for job losses in 2007 + 2008 - link to pic

LOL Georgia Works: Boehner, Cantor Embrace Possible Obama Plan For Long-Term Jobless

Texas wildfires torched 1,000 homes in past week

Libya: Stop Arbitrary Arrests of Black Africans

Why do Boehner and Cantor want to meet with the President before his speech.? Are they planning to

Well... Hopefully This Is The Week We Pivot, Because We're At Rock Bottom Now...

Well... Hopefully This Is The Week We Pivot, Because We're At Rock Bottom Now...

CNN just played the same doctored excerpt from Hoffa's speech.

CIA’s Push for Drone War Driven by Internal Needs

Right wingers do have a jobs plan..It;s being implemented already

Hmm, which attack is worse for Rick Perry?

Ohio Man Sues Co-Workers After $99M Lottery Win

Political agenda focused on ending workers' rights, not creating jobs

Republican War on the Middle Class and the Poor

Wow! View of Central Texas fire

Must Read: David Korten: "How to Liberate America From Wall Street Rule"

Live Press Conference In Reno At 3PM Reno time (6PM eastern) link here

"In Norway, Start-ups Say Ja to Socialism" And so do I!

So.. Is Dylan Ratigan off at MSNBC "re-education camp"

Two cops shot in Brooklyn gun battle, caps terror-filled NYC Labor Day weekend of shootings

Many baby boomers don't plan to leave their kids an inheritance, feel they've given them enough

'Dancing With the Stars' Contestant Chaz Bono Speaks Out Against Critics

The most beautiful thing I've ever seen

67 people were shot in NY over the Labor Day weekend.

Wisconsin: Chief justice wants Supreme Court deliberations public

Wisconsin: Chief justice wants Supreme Court deliberations public

Cantor: No Museums for You

How To Protect Yourself As The Economy Crumbles

Ron Paul attacked war on terror, now he is attacking Reagan. How could he?!!!

Why is Texas calling for firefighters to come and help them

How many of you have birthdays on 9/11?

NAACP county branch in Ohio criticizes "You Mad Bro?" sign at high school as racial intimidation

Why Teapers and Republicans Hate Education

Why Teapers and Republicans Hate Education

General Strke in Italy againt austerity measures

U.N. Study: Austerity Measures Pushing World Economy Toward Disaster - Reuters/HuffPo

Wil America ever be able to forgive John McCain for giving us Sarah Palin?

"CLEAR EVIDENCE": New Testimony Refutes James Murdoch's Claim Of Ignorance In Phone Hacking

Eek! Mouse in pantry halts Nepal flight to Bangkok

Bastrop, Tx fire update:

Solyndra files bankrputcy, employees sue, taxpayers screwn

Mitt's "Jobs" Plan: Tax Cuts For Millionaires, Free Passes For Corporations, Dirty Energy, And .....

HEADS-UP: 'Charles Koch compares Barack Obama to Saddam Hussein' - RawStory (+ Millionaires List)

Well, this is kind of interesting: VT guv asks 2nd homeowners to let flood victims stay in their

5 victims at the Carson shooting were Nat Guard,

Romney - A 59 Step Plan? How long will that take?

Why New Jersey's Antibullying Law Should Be a Model for Other States

2 injured at treatment plant (same plant I was hurt at almost 4 years ago)

Is it Palin or Heath?

Paul Krugman: On the Inadequacy of the 2009 Stimulus

President 'is no longer the favorite to win re-election,' Democratic pollster says

President Clinton had a "war room"...

bin Laden Won. Does anyone here Seriously Doubt That?

Report: Wisconsin school aid cuts rank high

TORTURE Alleged at Chain of CHILDREN's Homes

I no longer think Rick Perry will be the Republican nominee.

This Koch Brothers bullshit is sedition, plain and simple.

Debt Anger Imperils GOP, Democrats Alike

Toon: The American Worker

We all know the ONLY plan the GOP will allow to pass is one that is not big enough to help!

Rick Perry Teabagging' darlin, been a Public employee for 25 years

So I hear that some idiot on MSNBC said today that we Midwesterners "live in the past."

Krueger vs. Krugman...It Matters Which is Going to Washington to Serve Obama

Looks like the MSM have gotten their Perry talking points

Toon: In a Just and Honest World, This would be Dick's Book

my local news showed the 'edited' version of hoffa's speech

Working-Age Adults Make Up Record Share Of US Poor - AP

Working-Age Adults Make Up Record Share Of US Poor - AP

Evil Dick tells Leslie the Wolf he "made exactly the right decisions" RE: Iraq War

Ok... Tweety Made A Pretty Decent Funny...

Your house vs. fire: Perry takes the side of fire

Clouds Don't Cause Climate Change, Study Shows

Update Press Conference on Shooter in Carson City, NV

DeMint: Unemployed would rather not work but receive all that unemployment $ and food stamps!

At Strategy Seminar, Koch Refers To Obama As ‘Saddam Hussein’ To Be Defeated In ‘Mother Of All Wars’

Perry being torn a new one over the cuts for the volunteer firefighters

Looks Like Top GOP Staffer For Sen Grassley Covered Up "Smoking Gun" Evidence Of News Corp's Hacking

PHOTO of the DAY (JAPAN)

John Boehner, Larry King to highlight Jewish dinner

Is Sarah Palin quoting a self-help book at every speech?

Palin slams Hoffa for 'thuggery'

What if it's a rope a dope plan?

Thank you Josh Duhamel and the Black Eyed Peas

Our daily WTF

How did they get my phone number???

Tea Party Owes More to the Church of Satan Than to Jesus

Ahaha! Romney's released jobs plan - shows Obama inaugurated in 2007 (chart + link)

Journal editor resigns over 'problematic' climate paper

So The Romulan finds all that infrastructure stuff Obama wants to upgrade like an old ATT pay phone?

I just started "A People's History of the United States" it is very eye-opening.

If we're no better than they are than what are we?

Rev. Al just talked about the man who died of a toothache.

From The WSJ, But This Finding Is Significant...

In the world's breadbasket, climate change feeds some worry

Only 32% of Democrats approve of the direction the country is going

Five good reasons Matt Taibbi and Glenn Beck are alike

MA-Sen: Elizabeth Warren within 9 of Brown

Hoffa on Big Ed's Show tonight!

Hoffa will be on the Ed Show (NOW) -- and Ed says he's not backing down

Hoffa is going to be on the Ed Show momentarily

A marriage sans sexe can be very costly in France

BuckWheat Stevenson - Hippie Hero - Shambala - 1949-1988

Did anyone else get the DSCC mailing - "I am the firewall stop the radical right in 2012"

Sorry, Hoffa's comments were a media boon and just fit perfectly into

texas is still burning, will rick perry be at the debate?

Where is the rage?

Self delete

Bachmann - "We need you to take out some of these bad guys.”

Wow - I just saw a Republican strategist/commentator/blogger

Do you remember the 2008 Democratic primaries?: "Do you reject and denounce, etc.?"

Anyone seen"C.S.A.-The Confederate States Of America"?

Frank Gaffney Seeks To Impose Sharia Litmus Test On 2012 GOP Presidential Field

"I'm outraged that Jimmy Hoffa would dare speak in a way reserved for rightwing AM talk radio hosts"

Hoffa To Be On The Ed Show Coming Right Up !!!

Rawstory: Texas cut fire department funding by 75 percent this year

Mentally disabled man robbed of his epic Superman collection

On the Hoffa statement and the RW...and history

By the way Biden was great in Ohio

Janet Napolitano Confronts Drudge Report over ‘Orwellian…Big Sis’ View

Toon: That Giant Sucking Sound

Brad blakeman there were no union thugs

A Capella "Bitches Ain't Shit" performed by young ladies choir..

What??? "You Mad, Bro?" sign at HS football game called racial intimidation. Investigation underway.

Limbaugh: Obama (has) been thinking about Republicans as (his) bit*hes since the day he got elected

Ugh! This morning I saw a pickup truck with a UAW decal and a "Viva Bush"

Biden and Sherrod Brown at AFL CIO

Bachmann, at a Tea Party rally: "We need you to TAKE OUT" my opponents

Obama's strategy seems to be to anticipate where the GOP will attack him

One question I would ask at the debate tomorrow.

Tenn. is one of six states with republican-controlled legislatures to pass a photo ID law this year

Frontline tonight-see it!

Bridge School Benefit to Feature Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters, Mumford & Sons

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Wealth And Inequality In America

Fox Doctors Hoffa Speech To Fabricate Call For Violence - MediaMatters (+ Bonus Pic)

Dear Duers...please offer some positive thoughts to one of our own.

Take note Pubbies who want to drown big bad guvmint in bath tub

The Problem For Those Calling Union Members Terrorists And Thugs

will someone explain why so many union members voted for Reagan in '80?

I got a confession to make

Here's my 2-cents on the Hoffa brouhaha...

Rick McGoodhair Perry says the EPA won't know what hit them...

Texas fires kill 4, destroy more than 1,000 homes

WTO Upholds Obama’s Tire Industry Relief Decision

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

30 year of tax cuts and where are the jobs? eom

Perry's Gun Control Policy...

People I know from Texas are absolutely PISSED at Rick Perry

MJ: Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar (compares Obama to Saddam Hussein)

They're going after Hoffa's remarks because they're terrified of people fighting back

I am not getting this? Why are there no threads on what a crappy job Trapper did

Just delivered a case of water

Obama Said To Be Looking At $300 Billion Jobs Plan - AP/Salon

Our good friends, the Republicans...

Invest 95 now Tropical Depression #14 - Puerto Rico is already a mess

Republican Governors Are At the Controls in the Nation's Worst Economies

The Republicans do not believe that America should be a great country for all

Video Game Allows Players to Slaughter "Tea Party Zombies" Like Sarah Palin and Bill O'Reilly

Why do any Democrats appear on Fox?

A group of lab chimpanzees see the sun for the first time, some after 20 years

Intruder raids fridge, takes bath at Celine Dion's home

I know Roemer has no chance

What a bunch of fucking hypocrites.

A couple of things from the No Labels phone conference tonight via Irregular Times.

Steve Coogan: Why I won't let News Corp off the hook

Boehner and Cantor summon Obama to meeting before jobs speech

Boehner and Cantor summon Obama to meeting before jobs speech

has anyone checked out the google homepage today?

I think the likability factor is being somewhat ignored in this election

spotted on FB: 'Rick Perry appeals to those

spotted on FB: 'Rick Perry appeals to those

If I'm reading this correctly, Texas is already getting $61 million in FEMA funding for fires.

I want all of you to see this very moving and poignant thread from AlienGirl:

Sickening: Arson suspected in one TX wildfire: description of teens released

Lincoln quote on Labor.

John King@CNN: Obama "Jobs Plan" is 300 Billion in Taxcuts

Al-Jazeera Isn’t Welcome in Texas, Reporter Says (High School Bars Him From Interviewing)

When I Think of the Hoffa Nontroversy, I think of...

Think Perry will weasel out of the debate under the guise

Danziger Toon - "But I want the lowest price, no matter what it costs!"

I can't believe I'm saying this,but I like Buddy Romer.

Currency Wars, Trade And The Consuming Crisis of Capitalism

Home-Building Slump May Be One For The Record Books

Funny Pic

The office of the President cannot call people 'Sons of Bitches'

Perry: NO taxes, NO regulation.

Confronted about baby left in car on hot day, dad rolls down window & goes back in bar

Who are the best whistle blower law firms in every state?

"you're a socialist, you don't belong in America anyway. Kindly leave or kill yourself, please"

GOP claim: Scariest thing a citizen can hear is, "I'm from the fire dept. and here to help you."

Mitt Romney Compares Unions Making Campaign Donations to a 'Form of Corruption'

If "bitch" is considered sexist language, wouldn't "sons of bitches" also be?

The Hoffa incident is a clear indicator of what has been missing from our Party.

"If Democrats are going to accept Republican premises, they shouldn’t be surprised if..."

"Mr. Hoffa speaks for himself" is not, in any way shape or form, an example of "backing down" or

Rick Perry Texas Cut Volunteer Fire Department Funding by 75% This Year

The truth is far more terrifying than any dirty bomb.

RICK PERRY SIGNED ACORN BILL, POSED WITH GROUP

Jesus... I Can't Believe This Is Even Necessary...

Labor has decided to fight back

AUSTIN TX FIRE AREA - Here is info for any in need of horse/farm animal shelter

Former GOP Operative explains why they're batshit crazy.

"Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience."

UN Study: Austerity Measures Pushing Global Economy Toward Disaster

So let me get this straight: We have to watch what we say because Fox News will frame the narrative?

Nouriel Roubini sounds the alarm

Will you watch the Republican debate tomorrow night?

Elizabeth Warren Steals The Show At Labor Day Breakfast - BostonGlobe

Jim Hightower may just have finished Perry's hopes for the

Responsible Cable News Outlets To Devote Sensible Amount Of Airtime To 10th Anniversary Of 9/11

Obama and Jobs: Why I Don't Believe Him Anymore

New Polls Find All-Time Lows For Obama, Congress

This is how fast the TX wildfires are moving (video)

Let me ask you to think about something.

Hoffa Isn't Apologizing

James Hoffa's call to 'take out' the Tea Party: 'Inexcusable'?

Video Game Allows Players to Slaughter "Tea Party Zombies" Like Sarah Palin and Bill O'Reilly

Mr. Pitt, you better sit down: WH backs away from Hoffa comments

Interesting - SF is letting people walk around butt naked

Robert Reich: Why Inequality is the Real Cause of Our Ongoing Terrible Economy

Dick Cheney: "....I would encourage (dems) a primary contest, I think that would be a good thing"

So the Republicans will not let ANYTHING happen that will

"Fertile Ground": White Nationalists Organize Within Tea Party

Dear Aliengirl

37th Annual National Suicide Prevention Week is this week.

Angry House Dems Request Pre-Speech Meeting With Obama

LOL: Bipartisan agreement? Seeking common ground? Uh-huh, and I've got a bridge to sell you.

There was a reason for hiring Geithner and Summers

There was a reason for hiring Geithner and Summers

How my grandmother became a union maid.

So I Gotta Ask... At What Point Do You Object To The Policies Of This White House ???

So I Gotta Ask... At What Point Do You Object To The Policies Of This White House ???

So I Gotta Ask... At What Point Do You Object To The Policies Of This White House ???

The CIA and the Drones: How the Agency Became 'One Hell of a Killing Machine'

Obama and Jobs: Why I Don't Believe Him Anymore - by Matt Taibbi

If Obama backs down in the face of this Hoffa thing, I am going to lose my fucking mind.

Rick Perry: The EPA ‘Won’t Know What Hit ‘Em’

TX Blogs: "Texas Is Burning From Rick Perry Budget Cuts"

TX Blogs: "Texas Is Burning From Rick Perry Budget Cuts"

Nudist: Please cover up the seat at least

Congresswoman Lee Introduces Bill to Repeal Authorization to Use Military Force

The irony of the people who vote conservative because "Someday I might be rich too!"

Hoffa's comment has lit a fire under dem's base and everyone is ready stand up to the

When is it going to be okay to use the “N” word?

Compact fluorescent bulbs: Yet another con. Just like ethanol.

"No culture can aggrandize its ruling classes generation after generation without impoverishing

Perry "Frustrated" by Fed Response to Central Tx Fires

Would this have been too much to ask?

Rhode Island considers radical moves as pensions put state on brink

"I told Newt he looks fat" (Alan Grayson)

While our party worries about "the left", the centrist No Labels is making a move.

While our party worries about "the left", the centrist No Labels is making a move.

Lest We Forget: The Trail of Tears (my great great grandmother SURVIVED)

Worried about dominionism? You're no better than a holocaust denier according to the Christian Right

Perry Endorses 'Heartbeat Bill' that would “ban abortion as early as 18 to 24 days after conception.

In 6 years, I've paid $70,000 to my mortgage companies ...

Filipinos hunt 2nd killer croc after 1-ton catch

Into Dust, Mazzy Star

Got dinner all picked out for tomorrow...

This week I'm gonna look for new business while wearing KISS makeup. Which character should I be?

To close out Labor Day weekend: "Darlington County" by the Boss

Family Guy tonight

Annointing Of Seer -- High On Fire

Allen Ginsberg reading "America"

Black Sabbath - Solitude

This year's Detroit Jazz Fest was one of the best ever!

If you like webcomics, here's a short and scary one.

childhood

Amazing! Managed to log back in after how long?

1,700 pairs of panties strewn along Ohio road

MiddleFingerMom has discovered that, when they prescribe water pills for your high blood pressure...

Rolling Stone selects 10 worst songs of the 1990s (two of which are the funniest songs I've heard)

Rich Astley a rickrolled joke, nope, he is the man- check out this newer video I found

Pet Insurance Company has "Hambone" Award

All of Your Things

Made For Love

One At A Time

Roses

Deep

For all you animal lovers out there tonight..

Lost Where I Belong

Ancestors

PHOTO: Opportunities For Musicians! WOW! Recession? WHAT Recession? USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA!

PHOTO: Did you GET that memo about the TPS Reports? Well, I'll just shoot you another copy, m'kay?

Adventure

Crank it up f'n LOUD!

Holy Funk/Munoz Make Em Go....

PHOTO: MiddleFingerMom's cubicle in his last job was worse than Milton's in "Office Space"...

Golden Lady

Everybody Loves the Sunshine

I Need You Close

Fractalicious!

haha, in non-bicycle news, Check out GOOGLE!

Flying to LA

Flying to LA

Make Me Stronger

NetKnot

Blues Alley

Yesterday, I went to the grocery store.

Simili Life

Lovely Bloodflow

Bully Cat - The Translation

Frenchman ordered to pay wife damages for lack of sex

Clawesome!

Rush and Madinmaryland All together for ONE night - Really?......

Traffic is down at the DU. Has anyone else noticed? Of course it is a holiday today.

I'm glad MFM puts safety first when purchasing his beer.....

Found on the web

PHOTO: Another THRILLING chapter from MiddleFingerMom's autobiography...the grammar school years!

Cum and Gone

Way to step up PHISH!

Ever hear of Dan Nainan?

Date night at "Casa de Amerigo Vespucci":

Time for the DU pick 'em NFL football season!

Dinner's ready!

Trombone Shorty - Hurricane Season (Live @ the KEXP Bumbershoot Music Lounge)

BuckWheat Stevenson - Hippie Hero - Shambala - 1949-1988

Why does the Science Forum get away with sex threads?

The best thing about being a Lounge Lizard...

The greatest speech ever made...

Texas is on FIRE!

I am not an advertising genius.

I will admit it, I am a strawberry and banana smoothie junkie.

What should I write on a blank RSVP card for a wedding in which I can't attend?

Okay -- I have to admit it. Sometimes I "wet" the bed. Anyone else?

She still wants to shake hands

Giraffewarrior... FREE THE DUCK!!!!!!

IS Holiday In Cambodia the greatest song about a country just south of Laos or what?

PHOTO: Christmas 1968, the "trigger" for MiddleFingerMom's decades of new age self-help studies.

after you get a tooth pulled...

Colbert: While we were gone we were struck with an earthquake and a hurricane.

What is the greatest gift you ever got? I got a used spiro-graph set

Another thing about THE HELP, just so you know,

At the end of a rainbow, there's no pot of gold. It's...

In memory of the great Freddie Mercury - post your favorite song by Queen

Dam goats!

Griff's Burgers, Texas: "Formica, loudspeakers, Styrofoam, enough saturated fat to stun a gazelle"

Well, I'm back in school.

I am gonna SING my way to happy! Song suggestions please?

Aren't bicyclists supposed to follow the same road laws as motor vehicles?

How Cats Consider The World

Billy's rat hoarder episode just started on A and E.

Anyone else getting chilled by all the first person accounts of 9/11 on the tv. I find it

"Feel Good Inc." by Josie Charlwood

Y'know, The Watchmen was way ahead of its time

Wait! Detroit Tigers are in First Place - how the hell did that happen?

Update on the squirrels:

PHOTO: A veritable CARPET BOMBING of SQUEEEEEEEEE.

How can a little bird with a brain the size of a grain of rice figure this out?

I wish they'd stop harassing those poor nuns.

Ever been in a helicopter? I once took a $25 helicopter ride at the

Is Frank Zappa's "Montana" the greatest song of floss or what?

"Six Feet Under" - best quote ever

This has got to be the BEST True Blood season EVER!!! **spoilers**

"Butt naked" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to in include "butt naked".

What is the best course you have ever taken. I liked the african history

Prayers, vibes, and anything else you have needed for a very sick baby and her folks

Man in hostage standoff near Sydney court

Latino leaders not optimistic about 2012 races

Phone hacking and riots hearings

Former church members react after closing of mega-church is announced

Closed, Says Google, but Shops’ Signs Say Open

Obama ratings sink to new lows as hope fades

Members of debt panel have ties to lobbyists

Archaeologists discover remains of a Roman gladiator school in Austria

Steve Coogan: Why I won't let News Corp off the hook

Afghan prisoner torture fears in UN report

James Hoffa's call to 'take out' the Tea Party: 'Inexcusable'?

Super PAC backing Rick Perry to spend $55 million to beat rivals, documents reveal

Michele Bachmann Campaign Changes: Chief Ed Rollins, Deputy David Polyansky Leave Top Roles

Al-Jazeera Isn’t Welcome in Texas, Reporter Says (High School Bars Him From Interviewing)

Shell, BP Resume Gulf Platform Operations

Scott clears the way for Kaine

Iran newspaper closed down amid row over Mahmoud Ahmadinejad satire

Executives Dispute Account of Murdoch Son in Hacking Case

US services sector accelerates in August

Sunoco to sell or close S. Phila., Marcus Hook refineries

Hague court jails ex-Yugoslav army general

Mexico arrests US man accused of smuggling grenade parts for Sinaloa cartel

Court: Some data on government cell phone tracking should be public

Angry House Dems Request Pre-Speech Meeting With Obama

Australia's economy grows by 1.2% in the second quarter

Ex-Honduran minister: US offering to reinstate visas to some Honduran coup officials

Sheriff Says AK-47 Was Used in Nevada Shooting

Probe Into Goldman Widens

Officials: 1,000 Texas homes burned in past week... 852 Homes Lost in Last 48 Hours

Farmers Press GOP on Hiring

Postal Service financial rescue plan in works at White House

Plan Would Keep Small Force in Iraq Past Deadline

S&P Met With Bond Firms

Senate Democrats boost disaster aid

..Uruguay to apologize over alleged rape by UN peacekeepers

Obama to Propose $300 Billion Jobs Package: Report

Existing Tax Cut Is Seen as Best Hope for Obama Jobs Plan

Sprint Sues to Block AT&T's T-Mobile Takeover

Feds: Nuke plant among two worst (flooded Ft Calhoun, Omaha)

Oil exploration under Arctic ice could cause 'uncontrollable' natural disaster

Phase one of world’s first commercial spaceport in America is 90% complete

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Rep. Baldwin runs for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin

Ron Paul: Rick Perry was Al Gore's "cheerleader"

Tea party, right blast Teamster president Hoffa’s remarks; Bachmann fundraises

England riots to cost taxpayers at least £133m in policing and compensation

Carlyle Group Files SEC Documents so It Can Go Public

FEMA funding has Congress stuck in dispute

8 Reported Shot at Carson, NV IHOP

Romney unveils sweeping plan for jobs, economy

Romney unveils sweeping plan for jobs, economy

Administrative Law Judge finds New York nonprofit unlawfully discharged employees following Facebook

Fed considers buying more long-term Treasury bonds to lower rates

Texas cut fire department spending by 75% this year

Black Man’s Family to Sue White Teenagers for Wrongful Death

Yahoo's Carol Bartz out as CEO

Treasurys up; 10-year yields hit record low (1.94%)

Petraeus takes over CIA

Petraeus takes over CIA

Order signed for Sept. execution of Troy Davis

Order signed for Sept. execution of Troy Davis

New Yorkers Say Mayor Has Not Improved Schools

Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

Court: Arizona same-sex partners entitled to benefits

Ex-Citigroup Executive Foster Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

Gov. Scott clarifies his support for oil drilling in Everglades

Summer of Discontent Slams Obama and Republicans – ABC News / Washington Post Poll

Obama to propose $300 billion to jump-start jobs

Harper says Islamicism biggest threat to Canada

Paramilitaries to testify against Drummond: Report (US coal company in Colombia)

Paramilitaries to testify against Drummond: Report (US coal company in Colombia)

POLLS: Perry Holds Huge Lead Over Romney (Perry +15, Perry +19)

Prescient 1910 Speech by T. Roosevelt includes a warning about Bachmann!

Yahoo News : "Sara Palin 'Major Announcement' Flakes Out"

At Strategy Seminar, Koch Refers To Obama As ‘Saddam Hussein’ To Be Defeated In ‘Mother Of All Wars’

Upton’s Supercommittee Seat May Cost Him in Next Year’s Election

Voters still side with Dems’ economic agenda

With FIXED NOISE!! going after Hoffa for his so-called insult did they go after the Cock Brothers

Obama: Not an angry mammal.

"Obama’s current approach isn’t even gaining him credit on the deficit"

Despite disapproval on economy, majorities/pluralities favor Obama's actual policies

I wonder how many Repugs and Dems could sing, "I owe my soul to the Koch's Co. store!"

If Bloomberg Was Running For President.....

(Guinness Guys) BRILLIANT!!!

Many in U.S. slip from middle class, study finds

One year to Charlotte!

Has Perry been campaigning outside of Texas the last few days?

Exclusive: The Koch Brothers' Million-Dollar Donor Club

today's gallup... 43% approve, 50% disapprove

Look how two "liberal" media outlets treat Obama:

Mittens sounds like Ronald Reagan on crack

Romney is a fuckin' genius!

Romney Chart Falsely Blames Obama For Job Losses In 2007, 2008

Does anyone know if they poll cell phones yet?

Romney's broken record...

In 2002, House Republicans voted FOR a stimulus package!

POTUS shows some fight in Detroit (updated)

Outrage?

John Nicoles: The President's job is not to talk to the republicans it's to talk to American people

Romneycare Vs. Perrycare

Obama Said to Plan More Than $300B Jobs Package - still being finalized, some proposals could change

Rick Perry: The EPA ‘Won’t Know What Hit ‘Em’

Perry says needs federal funds to fight fires. But, but I

Mitt Romney's Economic Plan...SOS (Same Old Shit)

Stupid ass Tweety: I don't believe this poll that people still like him personally

Supporting Obama doesn't mean enabling a bad decision he makes

So my younger brother is a Republican and an atheist...

So my younger brother is a Republican and an atheist...

Let's be clear: Any jobs initiative supported by the Republicans is probably a piece of shit

**Coming soon** News Corp News Conference on "Why The GOP Must Win White America For Victory in 2012

POTUS got 247 in the bag

President Obama in Detroit on Labor Day defies the laughable myth that his "base" has deserted him

We may be extremely upset with Obama....

on Tweety: Suggest Obama should step down and not seek reelection

Perry-Gate: The File (A categorized list of possible transgressions with links to relevent stories.)

OK... This is a bold post from a newbie.... There are many here on DU that seem to want

Does Obama SUPPORT Labor Unions in the United States?

PBS discussion of the state of labor with AFL-CIO deputy chief of staff and 2 others

Counting the Costs of the WAR On DRUGS!

Papantonio: How Obama Can Win The Job Creation Debate

Folk Music Video with moving pictures - Justice Through Music - www.jtmp.org

On Rick Perry and Superman

TDPS: 1st Openly Gay GOP Candidate - Why are you a Republican?

Infrastructure Bank -- An Economic Elixir?

Wingnut Week in Review

Jim Hoffa on CNN's John King, USA: You can't deal with tea party

I Support SB 48 - Gay Is Right

20,000 Protestors To Occupy Wall St.

Typhoon Talas leaves deaths and landslides in Japan

Four Horsemen - Official Trailer I

Papantonio and Harry Shearer Discuss “The Big Uneasy”

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/ Great Minds - Dr. David Graeber Debt: The 1st 5000 years part 1

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/ Great Minds - Dr. David Graeber Debt: The 1st 5000 years part 2

Garden State Equality's Anti-Bullying Hotline

TDPS: If Jobs Are GOP's "#1 Concern," Wouldn't They Want Obama Jobs Speech ASAP?

Japan hunts for survivors as Typhoon Talas death toll rises

Tea Party/ Glee Parody

Better This World (documentary - now on PBS..WATCH IT!)

FOX Bleeps Hoffa While Gretchen Blurts It Out

Social Security: Promises Made, Promises Broken?

Raid On Trade- Turkey Cuts Ties With Israel Over Gaza Flotilla Attack

Thom Hartmann: A French Revolution on Corps - off with their Corporate Heads!

TYT University: College Graduate Wages Decreasing (Ana & Alyona)

Crazy Wingnut Screed of the Day

Qantas Race Row

Ship Breaking in Bangladesh

Young Turks: How Rick Perry Got Rich On The Job

Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar

FedEx and Pepsi Are Top Defense Contractors? 5 Corporate Brands Making a Killing on America’s Wars

Feldman: Bin Laden Fulfilled His One True Ambition

The cyber crime tide is turning

Libya: The real war starts now

Noam Chomsky: Was There an Alternative? Looking Back on 9/11 a Decade Later

SPIEGEL Interview with Mikhail Gorbachev

Ayn Rand Preferred Marx Bros. to Libertarians, Ripped Reagan

Why Goodwin Liu Matters

Profit Motive Underlies Outbreak of Immigration Bills

The Horrific Labor Practices Behind Your iPhone

Robert Gates Says Israel Is an Ungrateful Ally: Jeffrey Goldberg

Purging the Legal System of Dictatorship Accomplices

Consumer Pick Vows to Streamline Regulations.

One German State's Losing Battle Against Extremism

¿Goodbye, Mediterranean Diet?

More Bad News on Jobs: Stores Trim Holiday Hiring

What Democrats can do about Obama: A Democrat argues that 2012 nomination should be debated

Paul Krugman on Austerity and Its Consequences

UN Study: Austerity Measures Pushing World Economy Toward Disaster (x/post)

U.N. study savages U.S., European economic policy

Harper’s Magazine Presents: The 9/11 Effect

Economics of Distributed Renewable Power - Why We Should Democratize the Electricity System, Part 2

Peak oil review - September 5

Drumbeat from the holiday weekend...

The OSV Bold

Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to decreased mental and motor development

Crop Performance Matters When Evaluating GHGs

Calculated Soil Moisture Ranking Percentile, 9/4/2011

Novel Magnetic, Superconducting Material Opens New Possibilities in Electronics

Sunoco to sell refineries

Cabo Pulmo National Park is the most robust marine reserve in the world, thanks to fishing ban

Microbes generate electricity while cleaning up nuclear waste

Giant crabs make Antarctic leap (BBC)

Oil exploration under Arctic ice could cause 'uncontrollable' natural disaster

Wolf makes a comeback in France (BBC)

Philippine giant croc captured after three-week hunt (BBC)

Can One Million Bulbs Save One Billion Dollars?

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