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Archives: September 8, 2011

2 wks ago molotov cocktails hit Police substation, 2 days ago hit Police officer's house

I really can't believe people think withholding funds from Bastrop is justified.

As much as Obama has disappointed me....

Maryland! Storm

Does Anyone Here Have An Electric Car? I Have Some Questions.....

Clip of Huntsman calling for troops to come home from Afghanistan:

I forget about this

Keith Olbermann Names Michele Bachmann Worst Person for Hoffa Hypocrisy

David Mixner: 5 Dangerous Presidential candidates

You know why I love these GOP debates and hope there's lots more of them?

Perry's death penalty remarks: the BIGGER story

Fear Factory

I'm a one issue voter, with no one to vote for.

In a New Libya, Ex-Loyalists Race to Shed Ties to Qaddafi

Shadow Lake Fire (Dial-Up WARNING)

Guess Who Called Opponents ‘Extremist Group,’ Urged Supporters To ‘Take Them Out’: Michele Bachmann

Confronting Disappointment

Navy corpsman linked to bomb threat at Calif. school surrenders

Above The Law - USA (8 Sep 11)

Russia sets no-fly zone near Japan's air space

Tech company to build science ghost town

If the MSM had any balls, they would confront Perry about

Perry wanted "special lights" for debate.

Only 34 percent of Tea Party members say they believe global warming is happening, compared to

Why I Think Rick Perry Did Not Help Himself

Live Report on BBC of the findings of the report of the torture of Baha Mousa

Question for DU lawyers about marriage equity, SCOTUS and Loving v Virginia

Notice some GOP nuts are being chased off the stage so the others can hide their nuttiness?

For the record in Illinois after the governor ordered an investigation into 25 men on death row...

Congress is the problem, says Obama

CBC: Canada tried to placate Gadhafi in 2009

Front-runner Rick Perry takes heat at GOP debate

Bill Press Show starting...

SF: Mayor Ed Lee with wide lead in new campaign poll.

No Duh! headline of the day:

Just a friendly reminder

Toon:Preview of the Big Jobs Speech

Hold the fork! Obama may not be toast yet

The NEXT song Scarbrough writes should be about how wrong he was to cheer-lead us into war.

9-11 Goes Hee-Haw.. OMG.. Joe Scarborough's song

French Court Convicts Galliano

Best wishes to DUers in the path of fires

Our Creeping Police State: How Going to the MOA Can Land You in an FBI Counterterrorism Report.

John and Ken's (Los Angeles RW talk show hosts) Misguided Fury on Immigration

Weekly U.S. jobless claims rise to 414,000

Texas firefighters get some help -- from California

James Fallows: Why I Think Rick Perry Did Not Help Himself (Social Security/Ponzi & Galileo)

The Repukes Had Three Houses Of Government For Six....

Bachmann's fundraising money is drying up

Texas Governor improves on his states famous export

Dick Cheney is out on a major propaganda tour.

Jonathan Chait: How Rick Perry Won the Debate

Rick Perry and the election

Wow! Binghamton, New York isi under an evacuation order. Flash flood warnings are in

Can we please call it "Judeo-Christian Creationism"?

Perry Supporters Seek To Re-write History, Claim He Never Worked For Gore

On 9/11 pundit after pundit will conflate the attack with the Iraqi War

So then if the banks take our savings and lend them to others,

Arizona continues fighting the bad fight (not what you might think)

How Social Security is Like a Ponzi Scheme

Question for Michael Moore: What would you like to say to the presidential candidates?

Your PB and J sandwich will soon cost more

Your PB and J sandwich will soon cost more

Democrats want debt-cutting panel to address jobs

So what your telling me is "Corporation are People guy" beat...

Irrefutable evidence that Central Florida is a haven for corruption.

Frenchman ordered to pay wife damages for lack of sex

"blue states are subsidizing red states" "Perry a closet liberal" - Great Reich column!

Toon: Unnecessary Drug Testing

What was the point of running, GOODHAIR - is there a Blago movie auditioning or a reality show?

Militant Muslim group says it carried out western China attacks

Stewart: Romney wants to win so bad, Gore can taste it

National Archive keeps bulk of 9/11 Commission report sealed

Who thinks Hoffa was speaking off-the-cuff and accidentally let the rhetoric get the best of him?

The GOP War on Voting - The Rolling Stone

GOP pipeline bill would block safety reforms

GOP pipeline bill would block safety reforms

Two Toons on Perry and Fires

Saudi Family abruptly vacated their luxury home two weeks before 9/11,

Cheney Hits 'Over The Top' Perry

What's great for "free" market capitalism

Greek Credit Swaps Signal 91% Chance of Default


Joe Scarborough : What the hell ??


Boycotting Obama's speech(es)

Obama Team Feared Coup If He Prosecuted War Crimes

*Watch the Debt Super Committee Live NOW*

I'm going to try this sex thread again

Surely we're wise enough not to elect a pseudo-religious swaggering moron from Texas POTUS?

Reagan Library Crowd Goes !WILD! For Perry’s 234 Executions

They threatened to starve and drown those that would save my life, Castle law allows me to

Denmark is on course to buck the prevailing trend in Europe by electing a centre-left government.

Bill Press inspires me. I turned the tv off and decided to read what

Engineering Ground Zero

America's Poverty Tax

U.S. Consumer Sentiment at Second-Lowest Level of Year in Bloomberg Index

The projection of the storm in the Gulf is that it could take many tracks, however, Texas

CMS to hospital inspectors: Remember equal visitation rights

gosh, this darn liberal msnbc.

Lamar Alexander on cspan bellyaching about the President's speech with his pubs in the backdrop.

The Greater Recession: America Suffers from a Crisis of Productivity

Pitching a campaign to ban all religion

DU Mods Batting for Obama/Censoring Posts Critical of the President

Bartz Could Get About $10 Million After Firing {yahoo}

Kansas Republican Legislators report on what they learned at ALEC

Kansas Republican Legislators report on what they learned at ALEC

Oh great. Now the same sort of garbage that happened in Ohio is coming to CA.

Ohio Lawmakers Propose Drug Testing for Lawmakers

for all you 9-11 LHOP fans!

joe scarbough singing on "the view"

Man beheads self in Virginia

Rick Perry's "Job creation": How many jobs went to undocumented workers hired illegally?

Gruesome footage opens animal cruelty trial

FBI agents searching Solyndra in Fremont

Rainy Day, Dream Away

Rainy Day, Dream Away

Military officials ignored Cheney’s 9/11 shoot-down order

Military officials ignored Cheney’s 9/11 shoot-down order

Traffic slows to a trickle as sinkhole opens wide (due to pipe leak)

Two Terror Suspects Arrested in Berlin

A(nother) Awesome FB Status...

Scary republicans

Scary republicans

And the Cat Food Committee is off and running!

Holy Cow! The GOP has ANOTHER debate scheduled for next Monday.

Jobs creation question

Michael Moore: I was the most hated man in America

Early Morning Riser

Apocalyptic GOP Is Dragging Us Into a Civil War

"The Fat Lady Sings" and " The Denial Hits the Fan" ---Climate Change awareness

Health-Care Law Upheld by Federal Appeals Court

Perry's night of 'duck the question'

A story untold

When it comes to women, Bill Clinton was a disgusting pig.

When it comes to women, Bill Clinton was a disgusting pig.

Bison drown at Zoo America Hershey Pa in flooding video

Rick Perry during commercial break....caption this...

Fukushima still happening, 6 months later

Discharged Gay Soldiers Now Re-Enlisting

update : Nearly 1,400 homes destroyed by Central Texas wildfire

update : Nearly 1,400 homes destroyed by Central Texas wildfire

Colbert stole (used?) what I wrote Tuesday Aug 30th about the MLK statue on tonight's show :O

My take on the first "Super Committee" Meeting

Worst Examples of Taxpayer Money Wasted in Iraq and Afghanistan

Obama has the rethugs up against the ropes as they are very apprehensive about what

"Video shows teens mob clerk, rob convenience store in Red Bird area of Dallas"

Someone who watched last night's clown fest please confirm...

New Law Would Shift All Terror Suspects to Military Instead of Civilian Authority

New Law Would Shift All Terror Suspects to Military Instead of Civilian Authority

Doctor Fees Major Factor in Health Costs, Study Says

Boehner finally accepts reality.

Appeals court sides with White House on reform

The Fat Lady Sings & The Denial Hits the Fan

FEAR Of A Republican MUSLIM

Conservatives Step Up Attacks On Public Funding For Birth Control

Michelle "irrelevant" Bachman's programming is out of whack. Her eyes don't blink and she

They all stood in the shadow of Reagan...

Clerk ignores would-be robber in Gumby costume.

Soylandra raid: Who inspects the inspector?

Government Jobs' Programs Should Hire Directly

Toon: Don't Be So Eager!

Global warming deniers aren't Galileo in the story. They are the catholic church / inquisition:

Last night, I flittered in and out of sleep while Mrs WCGreen sat

not a shred of respect for this President...not a shred

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans: Mass Unemployment is a Huge Failure of Fed Policymakers

Who was the last president who was truly respected?

Lacoste Tells Norway Bomber Anders Behring Breivik To Stop Wearing Its Clothes

Lacoste Tells Norway Bomber Anders Behring Breivik To Stop Wearing Its Clothes

Rachel Maddow last night...


Britain lifts ban on gay blood donors - will Canada follow?

Fox Sports cancels show after video mocks Asians

Man with extensive ties to white supremacists pleads guilty to MLK Day parade bomb

Updated my blog...

DEA Announces Emergency Ban on 'Bath Salts'

More war casualties here at home: Defense Department shows increase in military children deaths

Rick Perry sez: it's NOT a Ponzi scheme if you're already playing...

Rick Perry sez: it's NOT a Ponzi scheme if you're already playing...

Michael S Hart, Founder of Project Gutenberg Dies

If Perry is the nominee Obama should run one ad after another on social security

Mitt Romney and President Obama Agree on Something: It's not the governments role to create jobs.

Caption this... Perry and Paul...

Rick Perry's Head Just Exploded

Bloomberg is reporting that the president's proposal tonight will be fully paid for, and that the

The Rude Pundit: Random Observations About Last Night's Republican Debate

The media seem to have decreed that it's down to a 2 person race for R nomination.

Begala and others tweet the debate. LOL - The best way to keep up with it.

NOM Loses Another Court Battle in Maine

Workers’ crisis deepens - Time to fight back

What The Heck Was That ‘Population Stabilization’ Ad In Last Night’s Debate All About?

Rick Perry executed a possibly innocent man

Susquehanna River's projected crest at Harrisburg scaled back to 28.5 feet, over 10k being evacuated

Cops to pay bill for woman's body cavity search

WI: State employee fired after telling about photo ID policy.

If you were given 3 hours per day on talk radio...?

Obama Jobs Speech Must Address Foreclosures, Small Business, Greenlining Institute Argues

the head of gibson guitars will be the guest of marsha blackburn (r-tn) at the President's speech

No raises for experienced workers

Longshoremen storm Wash. port over labor dispute

NYT - Lessons Maybe Learned (Supreme Court)

If Harry Reid is calling for a vote on something immediately after

Graphic and haunting description of fire devastation in Texas

9th Circuit Blocks Arizona Law Limiting Same-Sex Partner Benefits

Dramatic Fiery Rescue Caught On Dash Cam-Raw

Above The Law - USA (8 Sep 11) PM

Kyl has defense industry-sponsored hissy fit

Perry's Rainy Day Fund? Used Up, Say Some Republican

May I ask a question?

$20 admission to the 9/11 memorial museum?

Between a petrified piece of batshit and a hard place

Michigan Department of Education to raise bar on test scores - Too many kids passing

"Shouldn't have to listen to SOME politician, if they don't want to"

Most call P"A"rry dumb as a brick. I think Romney fell out of the stupid tree and hit every branch.

For the haughty anti-Texas among us

This is the second year in a row Binghamton has recorded a 1-in-100 year rain event

DOJ investigation into "monopolistic practices in the food sector" --

Obama denies disaster relief for Texas fires?

Napolitano says no specific threats as 9-11 nears

Read On Facebook and almost called bullshit- but wanted to check with DU first.

Obama team feared coup if he prosecuted war crimes - Justice Integrity Project

The Texas Miracle

Einstein, not a psychiatrist, did not define *insanity*

Rep. Joe Walsh wants ex-wife sanctioned in his back child support case

David Vitter Is the Senate’s Saddest Little Boy

Governor Quinn wants to close seven state facilities, lay off 1,900

Rachel Maddow on her shows 3 year Anniversary. Happy Birthday Rachel

Alan Grayson on War-spending vs Jobs; Jan Schakowsky's Jobs Bill

Who will be the the next President?

I wonder if Yahoo had a clause in Carol Bartz's severance package about not saying she got "fucked"

'Incendiary..the willingham case' in limited release on 9/30. Wish it was on tv to smack Perry!

When next i update my Will, i will specify that my heart- if still good- WILL NOT go to Cheney.

Hey Stevie Wonder

The party that robs peter to pay paul can count on pauls support

Federal appeals court blocks state lawsuit over health care reform law

I think that Fire Dog Lake will publish a negative article about the jobs speech.


This man welcomed their hatred!

Wisconsin: State Employee Fired Over Voter ID email

Court Throws Out Health-Care Case

Buzzfeed: The MSNBC GOP Debate In 45 Hilarious Seconds


CIA rendition flights continue under Obama

Texas' 8,4% Unemployment Rate

"Blue Collar Man" is just as relevant today as the day it was written

Lofgren on tweety

That plane crash in Russia which killed the Major League

Can we all just start calling Rick "GALILEO?"

Alternate source for Longview ILWU story

Texas healthcare system withering under Gov. Perry. Texas just hasn't proven it can run a health

In 2008, I voted for President without holding my nose.

The Toronto Hearings

Protesters Disrupt Super Committee Hearing

Fellow Iowans, did any of you catch Grassley today on NPR "Talk of Iowa?"

Oh. My. God. Joe Scarborough sings a country song about 9/11

Bachmann to react to Obama's job speech

He reminds me of the kid who didn't do the assignment and then

Washington Post, etc Tries To Smear Schneiderman

James Hoffa's Hot Air: Sandy Pope, candidate for Teamsters President Speaks Out

al-Gonzo (Alberto Gonzales) is coming to my school today. Here is my question, should I ask one:

"Deadbeat dad Rep. Joe Walsh wants ex-wife sanctioned in child support case"

Just FYI: Major flooding is happening in the Midatlantic today.

My apologies

I'm evacuating DU for the rest of the evening

Alan Grayson: Timely Essay about Jobs

Lesson to be learned: Hoffa did not apologize

The REAL "union thugs": Organized Management

Live link to the President's speech

Romney Sharpens Social Security Message Against Perry

"If we nominate someone who Dems characterize as being opposed to Soc Sec -we would be obliterated"

Excerpts of Obama’s Speech on Jobs:

Tea party Rep. wants ex-wife sanctioned in child support case

Is tweety bi polar? You never which way he will lean during his broadcast. I know he likes to lust

Top Secret America ( PBS Video)

The GOP debate in 45 seconds

I deslike Buchannan as much as the next person

Obama's Jobs Speech: What Americans Want to Hear

Here is the speech Obama should give tonight:

Two-thirds of organ donors in China are executed prisoners

Hahahahaha! Look at this poll on front page. Right side, scroll down a bit. Hahahaha!

So why can't I find this story on M$NBComcast?

Rick Perry Says It’s ‘Misinformation’ To Suggest He Wants To Abolish Social Security

Damn watch the Chinless one's face

Can't wait to see the pork stuffed into this bill by the GOP

Mr. President, I love your words, BUT

Effect of payroll tax cut...


OMG, Tom Colburn is making sense...

pass this bill!!!!

Cheney talks up a 2012 Hillary Clinton campaign

The word of the night.. "RIGHT AWAY"

Federal Appeals Court to Ken Cuccinelli: Fuck off, clown - and take that teabagger lower court ...

American Jobs Act. Pass this bill now.

American Jobs Act. Pass this bill now.

American Jobs Act. Pass this bill now.

American Jobs Act. Pass this bill now.

KO is covering the President's speech with the help of

Obama just mentioned Warren Buffet's opinion on taxing the rich!

Hillary stands quickly for President Obama's defense of Collective Bargaining

Hillary stands quickly for President Obama's defense of Collective Bargaining

Wow. You can tell who the Republicans are in this presidential speech.

Theme of President Obama's Jobs Bill Speech - "You should pass it right away!"

None of this speech matters.

None of this speech matters.

The republicans are against the GI Bill!!!!!!

What's wrong with Boehner? He must be too drunk to stand.

President Obama Addresses a Joint Session of Congress (live now on

I never thought I would looking forward to hearing Bachman

I never thought I would looking forward to hearing Bachman

Charles Evans, the Chicago Fed president who "gets it".

"You should pass it right away" Keep count of how many times he says it.

President Obama pushes Congress to end 'circus,' act now on economy

Judge Warns Washington Union To Halt Illegal Tactics

All should see this new movie about the innocent man Rick Perry murdered.

Rec/Unrec speech thread.

Obama could've promised ponies and jetskis, the repukes aint passing shit

The state of Georgia is bound and determined to kill Troy Davis

This is gunna go nowhere

This is gunna go nowhere

‘Copyright troll’ Righthaven loses key client as lawsuits taper off

NYT: Obama Aims Economic Plans At Independents

Teabagger hero Rick Santelli and Thomas Friedman trade insults over SS as Ponzi Scheme (vid)

Chuck Todd looks like he hasn't been sleeping

Tweety Has A Bridge Fetish....

Boehner looks like he needs the little boys room.

Know this, the next election is 14 months away. And the people who sent us here don't have the...

Called them out on their signed "pledge."

Rick Perry would have been one of the ones persecuting Galileo!

So I just turned on the TV and Obama is shaking everyone's hand. What did I miss?

"I Intend to take this messge to every corner of the country!"

This side of the aisle thing is almost funny. One side stands up and applauds

Cantor laid out the type of obstruction they're planning -- "peel off" the sections they like, pass

What's wrong with Boehner? He must be too drunk to stand.

Is this new "specific, credible threat" about 9/11 pre-empting Michelle Bachmann's reply??

petition to stop the pipeline

New Threat Declared...Threat Level Boehner Orange.

If you were watching the speech on CBS, you saw an amazing display of institutional obfuscation.

A Republican response that surprised me.

Toxic Fumes At Georgia McDonald's: Woman Dead After Customers Found Unconscious

When President Obama says EVERYTHING in his Jobs Program is paid for

Full Text Of Obama's Speech

Full Text Of Obama's Speech

It was a dark and stormy night

That speech gave me chills..It was great and a definate challenge to

As cartels rapidly expand in U.S. cities, authorities confront futility of drug arrests

Time for Joe to hit the road!

Book: Kennedy Scorned Idea of Johnson as President

I'm sorry, but on my TV

Trumka: In Speech, Obama ‘Goes to the Mat’ to Create New Jobs

What Democrats can do about Obama

What Democrats can do about Obama

Take the stimulus bill, make it about half as big, and you get a jobs bill?

What do you want the President to talk about in his jobs speech?

RNC response to President Obama's speech

My BFF just called and said he saw what he swears is someone say "horse shit" --

ATTN: Talking heads I have only little thing to say.

'Game-changer' in evolution from S. African bones

Al Franken Smacks Down Hans von Spakovsky Over Flawed Voter ID Stats

Al Franken Smacks Down Hans von Spakovsky Over Flawed Voter ID Stats

Tomorrow's Headline Should Be "Pass This Bill, Right Away!"

Was President Obama's jobs speech the right blue print for creating jobs?

Just for fun . . .

Boehners Statement on President Obama's Address

Help collect evidence of voter suppression in Wisconsin.

Peace Prize Laureates Ask Fellow Winner Obama To Stop Tar Sands Pipeline

Nearly 4,000 Indiana students seek private school vouchers

El-Erian: U.S. Faces Challenges Fed Can’t Solve

Tonight at 7 on Countdown:Live: Sen. Sanders, Rep. Ellison, Rep. Grijalva, Spitzer

Bernie Sanders coming up on Countdown - link - on NOW

No televised response from the Republicans?

Schweddy Balls!

911 video in school today...for 7 and 8 year olds

Al Jazeera Analyst on GOP Debate: "The Rest Just Looked Like Wallpaper"



Teamsters Urge Support for Jobs Plan

Good luck teachers.

Best Presidential Address in Decades!

Best Presidential Address in Decades!

Is this gonna work?

Sounded to me that he threw near- and boomer seniors under the bus.

Sounded to me that he threw near- and boomer seniors under the bus.

No formal Republican response planned after Obama’s jobs address

Is this going to be another Satan Sandwich?

I just heard that Arne Duncan is appearing with Scott Walker tomorrow at some event. Details anyone?

These are the people Obama needs to convince...

I have decided to send Obama my resume . . .

The line that WASN'T in Obama's Speech: "If you DON'T pass this ..."

The line that WASN'T in Obama's Speech: "If you DON'T pass this ..."

If you ever wanted to be close to the HAVES of the world

ABC News Breaking News: Ongoing and imminent threat for 9/11 anniversary

Full Text Of The President's Jobs Speech:

BART protesters arrested - Powell station closed

Rep. Jeff Landry (R-LA) holds a sign during U.S. President Barack Obama's address - pics

No Tea for Me... Say no to Fear and Hate...

Finally... The President Is Taking My Advice...

The President is right: "We can't wait"! n/t

I suggest everyone watch the speech

Toon: Unleashing the power of the marketplace

Maxine Waters to Obama on unemployment: Treat blacks like Iowans

I just want to watch Obama's speech anyone have a link without ads?

I just want to watch Obama's speech anyone have a link without ads?

Apocalyptic GOP is dragging us to civil war

President Obama needs to give more live speeches to the public. Agree or disagree ?

Casey Anthony 'to elope to Mexican beach villa to be with Californian sugar daddy'

Massive power outage hits San Diego area

Alan Grayson's homework with his children. Nice.

Did Obama have that pre-meeting w/Boehner, Cantor et al, that they

Should Obama allow corp. profits back into the US and taxed less if it is used to create jobs? I'm

The Dollar Store George Bush in his dads suit....

Pass the Bill. RIGHT FUCKING NOW. Now go and call your Congresscritter RIGHT FUCKING NOW!!!

Eliot Spitzer...Please Run For Mayor Of NYC

Former Vice President Dick Cheney Book Tour! If you met him, WHAT would you say?

For the unemployed: what must Obama say tonight to gain your excitement?

"the Governor, whom most Wisconsinites do not trust nor approve of has the ability to dip his hand

A specific and credible threat has been identified

TDS is skewering the Rethug debate..

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!!

Ed Shultz is off base with his comments that the President has told the super committee to do deep

Power Outage in San Diego

Despite 41 DNA Exonerations In Texas In Last 9 Years, Perry Says He Never Loses Sleep Over Executing

Blew a gasket, pissed off my bagger cousin

We have officially hit the all time Arctic sea ice area low to ask. Who's afraid? Shakin' in their boots?

MSM: There's a terrorist threat! We have no proof of this threat, but it exists! Everybody panic!

Millionaire Marriott President’s 25-year-old Son Wins $107 Million Lottery

Millionaire Marriott President’s 25-year-old Son Wins $107 Million Lottery

Sign This Petition To Stop Big Oil Tax Breaks....

Phyliss Anderson Becomes Female Mississippi Choctaw Chief

Phyliss Anderson Becomes Female Mississippi Choctaw Chief

This is absolutely the President I voted for.

Bears are 'Green' in Tahoe: Bear Breaks into Prius, 'Drives' Away

Why the timing NOW on this new 'credible and specific' 911 threat?

Our Koch Exclusive Ignites Political Firestorms in Chris Christie's New Jersey

Republicans do not understand the English language.

Power outages reported in southern California, Arizona, Mexico

Powerful Florida state senator fired American citizens, hired guest workers instead, lawsuit says

Why did no moderator ask Rick Perry why he thinks S.S. will not be

Watching Countdown

KO: Boehner looked as though the corporations who bankroll him were holding his family hostage

Fox Viewers: discrimination against whites is as big a problem as discrimination against minorities

An Email Message From The Good Senator Claire McCaskill.....

Sept. 11, 2011 A Day to Commit to Activism A Message from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

SO.. do you think Obama will be able to close corporate loopholes?

I Guess The Repugs Have Called Their Terrorist Freinds....

Deepen the cut - let it bleed

Here's how to restart the housing sector and the economy.

We All Need To Push To Bring The Troops Home Now.

Republicans whine--Obama is making their job harder..

My lovely wife got me The West Wing Box Set for my birthday.

Excellent speech! About time we saw more kick-ass from the President!

Make no mistake---P"A"rry was an Aggie Cheerleader.

Make no mistake---P"A"rry was an Aggie Cheerleader.

What do Republicans stand for? Ruthlessness

I do not deny the Obama administration has many praiseworthy accomplishments. BUT ...

Michael Moore: I was The Most Hated Man In America (Long Extract From His New Book)

So Will We Then Bomb And Occupy Pakistan?

Union Longshoremen "Storm" Port of Longview, Cause Mass Destruction, Say Police

Caption Cantor

Tonight I e-mailed my repuke senator (Rubio) and

Tonight I e-mailed my repuke senator (Rubio) and

Doctor Fees Major Factor in Health Costs, Study Says

I was generally pleased with the speech. It was damn good.

Alan Grayson's call for new jobs program....

Payroll tax cut likely hub of Obama's jobs plan

Miami Herald: FBI covered-up high-level AQ confederate in FL; Saudi fled on 08/30/01

Is Obama giving two SEPARATE addresses tonight? I rec'd

For anyone who missed it: Jon Stewart on the war on the poor. Do not miss this.

Of course the Repubs are going to Koch-block Obama's jobs bill. But Obama's not dumb.

So, it's just three hours until President Obama addresses

3 Free Trade Agreements

His name's Barack - Obama! Ba - rack Obama!!

NASA’s Cassini orbiter snaps unbelievable picture of Saturn

"You knew I was a scorpion when you gave me a ride..."

"You knew I was a scorpion when you gave me a ride..."

Patti Davis on the GOP candidates kissing Reagan's butt

Governor Perry's Execution of a Possibly Innocent Man in 2004

Longshoremen storm Wash. state port, damage RR

(In clown suit) Michele Bachmann gives thumbs down to speech she misses

Industrial Hemp Bill Just Passed CA Assembly!

Stormed out of AA meeting today because of a racist bigot.

I think I just saw John Boehner realize Obama will win a 2nd term.

Just posted this on FB...

Pass This Jobs Bill Now!

"Modest adjustments to Medicare and Medicaid"

just tried to unsubscribe to Obama e-mails

If you are not voting for Obama, which Republican(s) would you not mind being elected president?

Seemingly drunk Swedish moose found stuck in tree

Face it, nothing substantial is going to be done about climate change until it is too late

the orange Boehner tonight

OK OMan this is a very good speech

Bachmann derided by GOP for ‘show boating’ news conference

I'm more worried about 'closed door' Super Committee meetings than another terror alert...

Rick Perry physically grabs Ron Paul, points at his face

When the BART cell phone shut down happened

Obama: 'clear the way' for new trade agreements

"Give 'em hell, Barry!"

Social Sec. is a Ponzi scheme when handled by the gov.....

Anyone who supports new "Free Trade" deals does not support American Labor. Period. n/t

Alan Grayson! "My 10-Year-Old's Jobs Program" ...“We are spending $159,000,000,000.00 on the wars"

All generalities, more privatiziation, bankrupt Social Security

Look at this f**king child!

The SAME Limbaugh who smeared Hoffa with doctored audio : "REAL Texans are putting on their camoufla

Is Hillary Clinton's health ok? She looks really bad as of late...

Where are all the terrorists wanting to attack us? I honestly want to know.

Florida: Link to 9/11 hijackers found in Sarasota never revealed....SHOCKING!

Richest 0.1% Have Launched A War On Us-Fight Back Hold These 400 Billionaires Personally Responsible

From 37 to 4 in 20 years

From 37 to 4 in 20 years

"We can't afford both." And not a single mention of the wars.

It's late in the day and not a popular subject, but I have to say one more

Grade the speech

Walking the Walk...

Libyan Revolution Week 29 part 5

Longshore Union Dock Workers Defy Obama Administration NLRB anti-union injunction. Protest Grows

US will veto Palestinian statehood bid at UN

America, the Colony

Destroying the Postal Service in Order to Save It?

"We have to reform Medicare to strengthen it."

Kitchen staff walks out at Castagnola's in S.F.

Progressives To Obama: 'Meh' (TPM)

Jon Kyl Threatens To Quit Super Committee Over Defense Cuts

Is 'Sister Wives' Hiding The Disturbing Truth About Polygamy?

Danziger Toon -Freedom of Speech

Toons on the Debate and election

Union Dispute Near Seattle Turns Violent and Idles Ports

'A social pariah': How lonely Monica Lewinsky has failed to find happiness... and is STILL the butt

'A social pariah': How lonely Monica Lewinsky has failed to find happiness... and is STILL the butt

A friendly tip for job seekers:

Dur-de-durrrr Tubes -- actually, they're EVERYWHERE.

Vangelis - "Missing"

Family time

Wanted (or not): Schrodinger's Cat

SHIT!!!... SHIT!!!... SHIT-SHIT-SHIT-SHIT-SHIT!!!... SHIT!!! (etc. etc. etc.)

There is NOTHING worse than a (yawn) boaring doggy.


Mutant Ninja Bird

Boop... ... boop-boop... ... boop... ... boop-boop-boop... ... boop-boop... ... boop... ad infinitum

Boop... ... boop-boop... ... boop... ... boop-boop-boop... ... boop-boop... ... boop... ad infinitum

Dinosaur taking a drink

Don't we make a pair?

M-m-m-m-m. "No one can resist my Schweddy Balls."

now this is a dancing dog!!

Breaking: Obama's speech will not be televised

MFM loves to listen to his favorite tunes while cooking in the kitchen...

A compromise for the Republicans.


Marshall Tucker Band

Can't you see


Running on empty

Fleetwood Mac

What Jesus really said: You always thought he said,

I'd like an argument please.

Face down

I sent an email to General Butt Naked's church in Africa

What kind of dog is that in the Beneful dog food commercial?

Jessica - Allman Brothers Band

Lindsey Buckingham - Go Insane

Casey Anthony Parents will say she may have had gran mal seizure

Found a dried hairball on the floor at the other end of my couch. I never see that part of the

I really like LOL Cats, but ones like this make me cringe.

Second day of school,my brother to his first grader "Richard get up,time for school!"

Awesome reflections!

Go your own way

Sad. I just realized it's football season

PHOTO: "Do you MIND? A little PRIVACY, please?"

2 drowning ZooAmerica bison euthanized in Hershey, PA

MiddlefingerMom just wanted one more apple.

What happened to that donkey thread?

A 45-Point Plan!

Previous Bizarre Sex Education Posters from the Early 20th Century

Two pictures for the price of one!! Everybody - EVERY ONE OF US - has artistic bones in our body.

OMZ, chimps freed from life long cages are overjoyed amazed at the outside, grin & hug one another!1

2nd best break-up song ever

So we got some organic wasp killer spray

Spotted in a strip mall today...

SO...your brother's back at home. Who's he with?

Post a pic of your fave comedy duo.

Last night's debate was the same old GOP softshoe

Let it go, George Lucas - *again* with Star Wars merchandising....

Jackson Browne & Bonnie Raitt...& John Edwards?

Get AWAY from the truck!

God finally gets back to Perry..

"Brian was looking for someone a bit more feminine -- and he found him!"

What view do you want to see again. I once had dinner with my family

Has anyone seen the movie Catfish?

Which would you try first: Hootie and the Blowfish or a dive bar?

Ending the war could fund jobs here at's simple,

Do you own a skinny tie?

Leno last night, Roger Daltry does Tommy

If you've EVER said "My life won't be complete until I see a squirrel french a plastic dinosaur..."

Do Elephants eat their own boogers?

Bell Bottom Blues

Bell Bottom Blues

Katrina Bowden named Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive

PHOTO: Now THAT is what I call "Man's BEST Friend."

Flashers only. Have you ever mooned, streaked, flashed or otherwise exposed yourself in public?

Anybody ever put their beer over ice?

I seem to have stepped in a bit of shit over in GD

I'm building an ark

Eleven working days until vacation starts. Please let me have the strength to make it until then...

Are Job Interviews Becoming a Circus Event.

Once again, I must turn to the Taiwanese for real news:

MFM's dog goes to the beach

Best Impressions on SNL

Anyone seen the movie "W." with Josh Brolin? Is it any good?

Updated my blog...

Need advice: should I evacuate my home? As I sit here, my

I need a good math person to answer this question for me please.

My nephew just called to say he's passed the West Virginia bar exam.

KILLER you call them subs, heroes, hoagies, grinders, po boys, or...?

need typography suggestions

Time again for One Question!

My latest creation

Is it possible to change from a "glass half empty" to a "glass half full" type of person?

Gout attack

PHOTO: My cat has gotten over her anxiety...

We'll save Australia. Don't want to hurt no kangaroo.

Which would you try first: Eating Blowfish Sushi or Skydiving

Uribe founded paramilitary group: ex-paramilitary leader (former Colombian President)

The Kochs' Keystone clique exposed

Al Gore accuses Barack Obama of bowing 'to pressure from polluters'

UN peacekeeping nations consider Haiti abuse case

Ex-Honduran President supporter shot to death

Former MI5 head: Torture is 'wrong and never justified'

US ambassador optimistic about new Colombian military command

Theresa May says most rioters were not in gangs

Gaddafi's 'Amazonian' bodyguards' barracks quashes myth of glamour

Lifetime blood donor ban for gay men lifted - as long as they haven't had sex for a year

Judge: Carl Lewis won't appear on ballot

Cheney Hits 'Over The Top' Perry

US exports hit a record high in July

Transition Team Member Explains Why Obama Chose Not to Prosecute Torture

CIA rendition flights continue under Obama

Military officials ignored Cheney’s 9/11 shoot-down order

'Reason To Believe': Joe Scarborough Releases Powerful Antiwar Song

Baha Mousa report criticises 'cowardly and violent' British soldiers

Justice Department Criticizes Puerto Rican Police

FACT CHECK: Perry, Romney twist records in debate

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (09/08/2011)

Protesters Disrupt Super Committee Hearing

Designer John Galliano convicted of hurling anti-Semitic insults

4th Circuit Appeals Court Dismisses Virginia, Liberty University Challenges To Health Law

Japan Official Ordered Fake E-Mails, Investigators Say

Richardson to seek release of American jailed in Cuba

Giffords-Kelly memoir due out in November

Saab bankruptcy likely 'in days'

FBI Searches Solyndra Offices

Gaddafi’s chemical weapons spark renewed worries

Appeals Court Voids Lower-Court Ruling Against Individual Mandate

Bachmann fills vacuum, announces rebuttal to Obama jobs speech

BBC reporter killed in Afghanistan was shot dead by US troops

League to challenge Voter ID law

Turkish Warships To Escort Any Gaza Aid Vessels

In Texas, 18 percent are facing hunger

In Texas, 18 percent are facing hunger

Senators Push For More Transparency For Super Committee

Nearly 100K told to flee new Northeast flooding

Officials triple number of homes destroyed in Texas fire

(Linda McMahon) Mogul Plans Another Run, to Succeed Lieberman

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, September 8, 2011

Cheney talks up a 2012 Hillary Clinton campaign

Longshoremen storm Wash. state port, damage RR

UK envoy 'declines apology over Libya rendition claims'

Full Text Of Obama's Speech

Canada-U.S. price differences to be studied

Voter rights referendum cleared for Nov. ballot (Maine)

Bank of America Closing up to 600 Branches

Powerful Florida state senator fired American citizens, hired guest workers instead, lawsuit says

DCCC Drops A Half-Million To Save Weiner Seat

BART protest closes Powell Street station; police making arrests

Wisconsin official told DMV not to push free voter ID cards

First flight to Cuba from Tampa International Airport leaves today

San Diego hit by major power failure 1.4million affected

House, Senate panels agree to remove two provisions from intelligence bill

Locals (Auburn AL) rally against Alabama's new immigration law

Rick Perry's execution record greeted by wild applause from Republicans

Court Convicts Galliano in Anti-Semitism Case

In Shift, Iran’s President Calls for End to Syrian Crackdown



Sinking Pacific island Kiribati considers moving to a man-made alternative

Maxine Waters to Obama on unemployment: Treat blacks like Iowans

One sickened by McDonald's fumes dies (10 taken to hospital)

Same Sex Couples' Hospital Rights Bolstered by New U. S. Rules

Obama unveils $447 billion jobs plan

Top Republican urges no boycott of Obama speech

Johanns (R-Ne) : Price of regulations $69B

FCC Defends ABC, Fox Indecency Decisions to Supremes

U.S. Hits Builders With Pay Probe

U.S. Citizen Linked To Terror Plot on 9/11 Anniversary

Perry's Merck link in spotlight following vaccine order

Federal Authorities Probe Possible Terror Threat Around 9/11 Anniversary, Sources Say

Va. appeals court dismisses health reform suits

san diego blackout

California bullet train funding slashed by House panel

Eric Holder: I didn’t know about ‘Fast & Furious'

Gaddafi issues defiant message from hiding

Powerful state senator fired American citizens, hired guest workers instead, lawsuit says

Mississippi to vote on reversing abortion rights by redefining 'person'

Do you remember your first answering machine?

On 'Important Issues,' Super Committee May Go Behind Closed Doors

Sen. Kyl says would quit US debt panel if defense cut

Open Carry Ban Wins Approval in California Senate

Longshoremen storm Wash. port over labor dispute (overpowered and held 6 security guards)

Gov. Brown vetoes ski helmet, phone fine bills

Gingrich: Says to raise revenues we send Americans back to work.

Perry's backhanded compliment for Dukakis

Romney: No tax on interest, dividends or capital gains for those with less than $200k

Ron Paul: Stated that FEMA did not exist before 1979

Perry: The border is not safe

So now we have the lurky story out there for explaination. Mission accomplished.

Nato-led forces killed BBC reporter in Afghanistan

A Moron of I feel a bit safer. Just a bit.

Perry's "Hop"

President Obama was the winner last night.

Perry: I will always err on the side of saving lives.

Wild electoral college scenarios

Gruesome GOP crowd applauds Perry's execution of 284 humans

A Small Piece of Advice for President Obama Before Tonight's speech.

“The science is not settled on this." Rick Perry

Fourth Circuit Court Throws Out Lawsuit Against Affordable Care Act

The Republican candidates and war:

Perry campaign refuses to rule out ending Social Security

Political Cartoonist Tom Toles: Perry and the 'Texas Miracle'

Joe Madison: Rick Perry CANNOT get the republican nomination

Chris Matthews Asks Robert Gibbs If Obama is a Liberal, Gibbs: Obama Doesn't Believe In Labels

Republicans won't offer a rebuttal on Obama's speech tonight

I told you guys this was a ridiculous strategy: Obama's blaming Congress tires Democrats

Romney - Massachusetts was the *only* state where the uninsured just went to the hospital

ASSHOLE Joe Walsh wants his ex wife sanctioned in child support case

GALLUP: Obama approval at 44/50 ... Best since July 25.

Your nomination for most bizarre proposal and/or statement last night:

Senator: smog rules that Obama delayed would have CREATED JOBS

Elizabeth Warren: Middle class families vs. big banks

If it was the old Wild West Perry would fit in as a funeral director.

Obama's Gallup tracking....44% approve, 50% disapprove

The Republican Debate: Night of the Talking Point Zombies

Will there be a "Joe Wilson" outburst during tonight's speech,

Romney and Perry campaigns still hammering each other over "PonziGate."

WH: The American Jobs Act is "fully paid for"

Obama To Seek $450B Jobs Plan - Jared Bernstein says liberals will like what they hear - Excerpts

Really Eerie, but maybe it's just a Coincidence!


Perry boasts about Texas school children being high

Remarks of President Barack Obama in an Address to a Joint Session of Congress (TEXT)

"You should pass it right away." Several times already

"Confusion" -- Teabagger Erick Erickson is all wigged out over Perry's social security kerfuffle.

Republicans want the Chinese to build our infrastructure!

Made in America!!!

E MAIL: To Rocktivity, From Barack Obama, 6:17 PM EST

How much in taxes do Boehner, McConnell, and Cantor pay?

***The Official Presidential Address to Congress Thread***

Fingers crossed that this speech

Obama took it to them tonight. Sticks, woodshed, the whole works.

Give 'em hell Barry! Haha..oh Tweety...

Kennedy quote tonite

Bob Schieffer: A lot of Harry Truman in this speech tonight

Republicans are against teachers working.

Coburn said "Good job" to the President??

The Comments after this article say it all about the upcoming election in 2012, and DU in general...

"I will not let the financial crisis be the excuse to wipe out the safety people have

Kerry: Opening Statement at Organizational Meeting of Joint Select Committee

No ones talking about the speech.

Paul Ryan pretends he is getting great ideas by writing his notes.

The system needs money.

The line that WASN'T in Obama's Speech: "If you DON'T pass this ..."

What time is the President's speech?

Bachmann is supposedly giving her own press conference at 8:30 PM in response...

Obama’s bold effort to shift the conversation to jobs

Anybody have a link to the video of Obama's speech?

Tea fucks denounce the President's proposals

It was a great speech

Joe Romm: Obama Gives Strong Jobs Speech, Decries “Race to the Bottom...

Great speech: "I am sending this Congress a plan that you should pass right away."

Payroll tax cuts are going to be the hub of Obama's plan? Since when are the unemployed on payroll?

I just finish watching the speech in it's entirely.

Trumka: In Speech, Obama ‘Goes to the Mat’ to Create New Jobs

Chris Matthews: "The first refrains of 'Give 'em hell, Barry"

Did You Know Rick Perry Opposes The Direct Election Of Senators?

My Judy Garland nervousness is in full steam

President Obama to Award Medal of Honor

Senate passes patent bill

Obama to Challenge Republicans on Jobs - champion of relief for middle class rather than the wealthy

GOPer Big Wigs Mulling over a sure winner for the OVAL OFFICE: JUDGE JUDY

Republicans don't want workers to be working.

Where did this "deserve my vote" nonsense come from? Who the hell are you...

Just my though on Obama's remark on Social Security

71 year old man handcuffed and thrown to the ground at a Ryan town hall meeting

Editorial: Obama plan hastens the end of Social Security

It becomes more clear that Perry should be the nominee. Here's why:

Republicans were smirking. They will not vote for any of the Jobs Act.

Global Trade Watch: Urge your congressman to vote 'no' on Obama/GOP NAFTA-style trade deals

So the question this election season is "Would you prefer to re-elect Obama?"

I think it's time to stop the squabbling and address the oncoming disaster:

Ed drinking the Rick Perry cool-aid

Harry Reid asks senators to do their job. David Vitter cries about it.

AG certifies end-of-life petition(Massachusetts)

Michele Bachmann: Obama ‘Insulted’ Congress By Calling It A Political Circus

Fact Sheet: The American Jobs Act

I liked a lot of what was in the speech, but not the "Bridge to Work" program.

Pelosi Statement on President Obama’s Joint Session Address

Teamsters Urge Support for Jobs Plan

Ron Paul Fans Allege Rick Perry ‘Assault’ During Debate Break Based On Photo

This was NOT a speech to be given from the Oval Office or on the steps of the Capitol

Too much money spent on a meaningless payroll tax cut.

Oh Shit, there goes more jobs now.. Free trade BS. More manufacturing gone out the

As one of the president most vocal critics I saw and listened.

I cannot believe I live in a country where a person running

President Obama Addresses a Joint Session of Congress ***LIVE THREAD***

Repeal the Reapportionment Act of 1929! Fair representation!

Repeal the Reapportionment Act of 1929! Fair representation!

Not at all impressed, he's just a conservative in a "blue" wrapper.

Will president hit back?

President Obama - Homerun!

Krugman: "Obama jobs plan...significantly bolder and better than I expected"

Parents angry over School's New Walking Policy

When Dummies Pray For A Savior

Thom Hartmann vs. Rep. Ernest Istook - It is raining jobs plans!

Full GOP Debate, Reagan Library - Politico/NBC - 09/07/2011

Paul Ryan Protester Handcuffed, Pushed To Ground By Wisconsin Police

Countdown: Olbermann Names Michele Bachmann Worst Person for Hoffa Hypocrisy

The America We Want: How Does President Obama Propose To Cut 650 Billion from the Budget?

Papantonio: Tea Party Hate Boils Over

Hartmann vs. Vadum - Poors voting is giving ''burglary tools to criminals''

Young Turks: Pastor Forces Rape Victim To Apologize To Church

Thom Hartmann: FOX viewers - Islam is incompatible with American values?

Thom Hartmann: Is Obama in a trap Republicans have used over & over?

There is a little black sun in Atlanta Georgia

Obama, Do Your Job: Protect Us from Pollution

Rep. DeLauro Explains the Infrastructure Bank

Sen. Bernie Sanders:Disaster Relief


TDPS: Man Dies from Toothache, US Healthcare System Best in the World

did Perry smirk? check this out..

Thom Hartmann: It's about a great forgetting and a re-education of this nation

5 Favorite GOP Debate Moments

Special Elections!

Papantonio: Republicans Celebrated Labor Day By Embracing Sweat Shop Capitalism

Perry: Executor-In-Chief

Sarah Palin: You Betcha Trailer

They Are Going To Kill Troy Davis

The iPhone and the end of American jobs

War on the Worker

TYT: ACLU: Obama Continues Bush Abuses

Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections (Full Length)

MSNBC Republican Debate In 45 Seconds

Did Rick Perry Have An Innocent Man Executed?

TYT: Bachmann's Questionable Immigrant Comments

Ron Paul Slams Bill O'Reilly!

TYT: Crowd Cheers Executions At GOP Debate

Obama's Jobs Speech To Congress- Full Video

She Was The One

Young Turks: New Jobs Plan = Unpaid Workers (Georgia Work$)

Eliot Spitzer: " We're Rushing Into a Plutocracy"

Alan Grayson On Pushing Democrats To The Left

Amazon cuts deal on California sales taxes

Hallelujah, I'm a Bum

Singing once banned language in Tripoli

Rebirth - Official Theatrical Trailer

"The President gave a great f*cking speech"

rick perry on galileo

Buenaventura will suffer from US-Colombia FTA: NGO

Robert Scheer: How Little We Know About the Origins of 9/11

Enduring freedom forever

Attacking the Democrats, but Not Always Getting It Right

The Grand Debate, er, Reagan seance - a great success!

High Tech - Digital camera with unique light meter and aiming device

Would Hillary have made a better president than Obama? - poll

Rick Perry's social insecurity

Putting Down Roots in a Refugee Camp

World's biggest economies 'grinding to a halt'

Foot-in-Mouth Disease Plagues Republicans During Debate

Romney sees tech skills shortage, and H-1B visa need

The real Ronald Reagan may not meet today's GOP standards

Rick Perry's Science Follies: He Digs Galileo, Disses Darwin

NYS Hunger Reaches Record Levels; 2.5 Million Can’t Afford Enough Food

Was President Obama's jobs speech the right blue print for creating jobs?

Americans flock to Canada for jobs

Time to Leave: Panetta should stick to the Iraq pull-out deadline

My Futility Needs Some Exercise...

The Kochs' Keystone clique exposed

TSA Agent Threatens Woman With Defamation, Demands $500k For Calling Intrusive Search 'Rape'

The Absurd US Bases in Japan

Peak oil notes - Sept 8

Anti-Science Pro-Nuclear Wingnuttery Does Little to Reduce CO2 Emissions

San Clemente won't add nuclear critics to meeting

McKibben: What Comes Next for Tar Sands Action

N-crisis causes vacant posts at German Embassy

This is an outstanding summary of the use of social media by Chevron etal...

"There was and will *not* be any significant release of radioactivity."

TX Pleading For Help; Budget Cuts & Lax Brush Clearance By Homeowners Not Making Things Any Easier

Obama, Do Your Job: Protect Us from Pollution [video]

New Survey - Teabaggers Consider Themselves "Very Well Informed" On Climate, Don't Need Further Info

Meet Marlo Lewis: The Dirty Energy Industry’s Best Friend

1-in-100 year rains cause extreme flooding in NY, PA

U.N. Secretary-General: Renewables Can End Energy Poverty

Wind Energy Does Little to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Fossil Fuel Industries Outspend Environmental Lobbies Eight-Fold On Climate Lobbying

6 September Drought Monitor - Massive Southern Plains Drought Endures, Slightly Intensifies

The world needs to prepare for a climate sceptic defeating Obama

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: The coming German energy turnaround

Yrs. Of Pole-To-Pole Flights, Satellite Data Show Oceans Now Emitting Methane At "Significant" Rate

This is what global warming looks like

Sinking Pacific island Kiribati considers moving to a man-made alternative

Fears grow for Asia's endangered anteaters

N. Anna Nuclear Plant: Quake's jolts were double nuke plant's design