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Archives: September 9, 2011

How do you miss the important sound-bytes

Looks like Evil Dick didn't even read his own abridged audiobook...musta been "other priorities."

Just imagine if Senator Edward M. Kennedy were still around

My dial/branding theory on why conservative talk radio reaches such a wide audience

There were people protesting John Yoo in NYC today

Kind of Flintstones here in Sandy Eggo. Power is back on in Oside after 5 hours...

If unions support Obama financially, and you can but refuse to, then you do not stand with them.

If unions support Obama financially, and you can but refuse to, then you do not stand with them.

If unions support Obama financially, and you can but refuse to, then you do not stand with them.

Why do bond market vigilantes and deficit hawks like tax cuts and credits?

This is kind of a scary quote

Prostitution rife in US-occupied Iraq

Woohoo! San Diego North Park is back up and running!

Obama Proposes $447 Billion Jobs Stimulus Plan

Speaking of jobs, we could use some rebuilding of a grand old place here in Texas

The outage was likely caused by an employee removing a piece of monitoring equipment...

Oh Snap! Jonathan Capehart takes out Joe Walsh with one line:

9-11 Anniversary terrorist threats

GOES loop of the spread of the TX wildfires on 9/5:

'But recall, too, the hour of human decency.'

Castagnola's have been trying to bust the union since spring of 2011...

The world's most dangerous job - is no job at all.

RED TAPE CAN BE CUT!!! During the Clinton Adm. California

(((PICS))) Challenge: Name the COMPLETE DUMBASS

Mr. Perry, not only is it not a ponzi scheme, 30 YEAR OLDS ARE NOT CHILDREN!

"Repatriation"

Video: Taekwondo World Championships {held in north korea}

Campus Progress: New Evidence of ALEC Connections in All Successful Voter ID Legislation

Adopt A Job Creator

Deal dumps state climatologist in Georgia

Toon: Great moments in Science with Rick Perry

Dems: Great speech, now walk the walk

Ever Google something and have DU come up as the first link?

Power has been out for the last 8 hours. Missed the jobs speech.

Due to terror threat and Congress, Obama hiding out in Texas town through weekend

The utterly astonishing poll numbers on the anti gay amendment in NC

Fmr Labor Sec Reich: Which federal policy MOST needs nixing? "Pot prohibition."

Colbert was brilliant last night

Texas healthcare system withering under Gov. Perry

We need a generic Facebook page titled "Letters to My Congressmen" where people can go

STFU War Criminal Tony Blair - Blair calls for regime change in Iran and Syria

Teamsters leader James Hoffa coming to Puyallup To Protest Fred Meyer/Kroger

The truth behind Rick Perry's misleading "free transportation for all Seniors" plan REVEALED

Why Do They Hate Us?

Luckovich toon on Rick Perry:

Thom Hartmann: Privatized Prisons...Criminal in a Democracy (explains ALEC's involvement)

FDA's Food Safety Czar (Monsanto Lobbyist Michael Taylor) Harrasses Small Dairy Farmers:

"Arkansas Weatherman Wakes Up in Bathtub With Corpse"

Interesting fact about last night: The president's speech was aired with a seven-second delay ...

30% Of Jobs Posted On Jobs Board For The Seattle Area Are...

US Chamber of Commerce, yes we can!

Obama's Speech lacked partisanship and the taking of the obstructionists to task

Among all Christian denominations that began in the USA, how many of their churches periodically ask

Wisconsin State Employee fired after sending “Voter ID” email

Oil workers missing off stormy Mexico coast

Water is the new weapon in Beijing’s armoury

Sounds like Jackie Kennedy was no fan of Martin Luther King, Jr

The Republican debate in 45 seconds

So Georgia Works is the plan to follow, right?

(fight over) The Latest Nuclear Weapons Plant

Thank you teachers

As wildfires rage Perry's office did not respond to a request for comment

As wildfires rage Perry's office did not respond to a request for comment

Verifiable Media Reports on 9/11

Calif. blackout caused 2 nuke reactors to close

East coast flooding? Anyone here affected?

U.S. demands action from Europe's strongest at G7

Background Music

Happy 70th Birthday to Otis Redding

A myth, a truth, and a voting strategy

Panama Free Trade Agreement......What does Panama produce that benefits interests in the US?

KRUGMAN'S Seal Of Approval: "Obama’s hair may not be on fire, but it’s definitely smoking"

Eric Cantor Tips GOP Hand: Passing The Whole Jobs Plan ‘Is Not The Way To Get A Win’

The Other 9/11 Anniversary

Political impact of 9/11

Maine Gov. LePage advisor who authored his infamous regulatory agenda now ALEC state corporate chair

Maine Gov. LePage advisor who authored his infamous regulatory agenda now ALEC state corporate chair

Long hospital wait times can be deadly

Bush Credits ‘The Work That Was Done’ During ‘My Presidency’[sic] For Osama Bin Laden’s Death

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

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

9/11 let us remember

Solar-powered LEDs got us through the blackout, while Big Energy couldn't

Toon: Ten years later

Results on what Senator Reid had the Senate vote on after Obama's speech

Congressional Progressive Caucus' reaction to Obama's jobs speech:

Drunk Swedish Moose Found Stuck in Tree

Drunk Swedish Moose Found Stuck in Tree

The BofA Split-Up? Up to 600 Branch Closings

Best toon yet on the 9/11 anniversary

Rep. Jeff Landry (R) is a punk and a corporate whore.

Savage Weiner's new work of fiction (don't click the link on a full stomach)

Watch Obama’s jobs speech in 35 seconds

What does everyone think about Mel Gibson's makeover?

Another Fed President Signals Recession

Isn't it cool when your team scores and ESPN replays it for weeks, months, years.

Source for the "37 to 4 in 20 years" thread yesterday.

Pipe regulators' draft found to paint rosy picture

Did Obama mention any proposal to limit outsourcing in his jobs speech?

Did Obama mention any proposal to limit outsourcing in his jobs speech?

Chart of the Day: Little Change in Terrorist Threat Since 9/11

Water leak causes huge mess, inconvenience at judicial building

House Condescendingly Approves $400 In Added Stimulus

Waterboarding works according to MI:5 Chief

Germany prepping for Greek default

Fact Sheet: The American Jobs Act

Good cartoon for teaching kids how to deal with bullies and perverts

Good cartoon for teaching kids how to deal with bullies and perverts

Random thought: The best part about the American Jobs Act is that its called the American Jobs Act.

Obama’s Job Jig: Pin-Up to GOP Voodoo

Interesting note on some current Egypt news, depending on your language.

N Carolinans against anti-gay amendment, poll finds

Honoring 9-11: Time to audit the CIA's incestuous relationship with Al Qaeda

The Williams CO. in OK City bound forever with Cantor Fitzgerald because of 9/11. Why?

Bill Press says "Obama hit it out of the park" - Here's the highlights (and Video)

getting the gas turned off after an explosion/fire, etc. in Calif.

In Tyler Clementi’s NJ dorm, tensions were high

HUD: Single mother refused housing because of no man to shovel snow:

HUD: Single mother refused housing because of no man to shovel snow:

Stewart: Rick Perry will ‘punch cancer in the f*cking face’

(Economics) The Profession and the Crisis

If we can't have an FDR, we will settle for a Truman

If we can't have an FDR, we will settle for a Truman

Bank of America Considering Up to 40,000 Layoffs: Report

No billionaire has ever employed me.

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

Bittersweet

The Dead, the Dollars, the Drones: 9/11 Era by the Numbers

Corporations and their lackeys (U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Republicans, etc.) are killing the U.S.

Colbert: Perry beat the Social Security gorilla

Boehner caught bragging about golf before Obama’s speech

Hospitals say Medicare eligibility age should go up to 67 years old.

Sea Ice Extent record low. No bottom yet.

Sad fact out of Detroit public schools...

Sad fact out of Detroit public schools...

The Obama's Job Act: An Analysis

EU Officially Seizes The Public Domain, Retroactively Extends Music Copyrights From 50 to 70 Years

SF columnist Jon Carroll gives Truthout a shoutout

Free health fair to be held Saturday in Sacramento, CA

Interpol Issues Qaddafi Arrest Warrant as More Libyan Officials Flee

Top 5 signs Newt Gingrich is still running for president

After having no power all night, I turn on the computer and the first email message in my Inbox is:

One 9/11 tally: 3.3 Trillion

Rep. Smith: ‘Uncle Omar’ shows Obama double standard

Why does Pres. O want to spend 15 BILLION to refurbish foreclosed homes???

Just have to share this!

Former Mass. speaker DiMasi sentenced to 8 years on corruption charges

9/11 WTC - The Memorial background - very nice and a new view

Benefits programs face bipartisan efforts to cut them

I am going to stop watching ABC altogether.

Dallas mom glued daughter's hands to wall

Chicago Teachers Union files complaint to block schools from lengthening day

Hope...Pray...Or Whatever That Nothing Bad Happens this Weekend

Bernie Sanders discusses his concerns with new Jobs bill

Hundreds of documents found in Tripoli offer insights into the way the CIA and MI6 operated

Hundreds of documents found in Tripoli offer insights into the way the CIA and MI6 operated

Toon: The New World Order

Nutrition Tips From Brian McFadden's "Big Fat Whale."

ok, this is complicated, but follow me: the easiest way to create millions of jobs is to HIRE people

A Special 9/11 Tribute To The Man In The Red Bandana

So this is what Obama is going to fight for?

This just in from JoAnn Kloppenburg (who lost the spring SC election to Prosser)

Split vote by NRC allows Obama administration to close Yucca Mountain

Obama fires up campaign for jobs plan

The Uncontrollable Momentum of War (Afghanistan) - New York Times

Kerry: End of Britain's Gay Blood Donor Ban a Tipping Point

favor- bomb news companies with the fact that Perry CUT FUNDING to fight fires

In the 19th century, the Romneys fled the law

Giuliani: 42 attempted attacks on US - BBC

Giuliani: 42 attempted attacks on US - BBC

Fellow san diegans

Flooding in NE is worst since Agnes in '72

Dick Cheney to appear on The View next week.

Help Al Jazeera to search WikiLeaks cables:

Muslims for Life

Muslims for Life

As war continues against Libya Imperialists plot

As war continues against Libya Imperialists plot

Oakland Museum Shuts Down Palestinian Children’s Exhibit

Fukushima: radioactive materials yet to be contained

Millionaire’s Son Wins The Mega Millions

Did Rick Perry Try To Rough-Sex Ron Paul At GOP Debate?

what time was the American Job Act introduced today?

Female ‘vampire’ busted for trying to eat elderly man

Florida al-Qaeda fugitive Esam Ghazzawi linked to BCCI and two dead Saudi Princes

GM Chief Says US Needs to Live Within Its Means

It's time to start slapping that trial-balloon down!

If they won't vote for it, the GOP gives POTUS a stump speech and

When can we declare the Supply Side experiment a failure?

Baylor and Texas A&M are in a spat because

Family Action Council Head Lashes Out at BlueCross for Gay Tolerance

As Dick Cheney was writing his memoir...

If handguns were illegal everywhere, no exceptions...

OH SHIT!! ALL CAPS POST!

Dallas mom glued daughter's hands to wall

Michael Moore - Here Comes Trouble - book tour dates!

Michael Moore - Here Comes Trouble - book tour dates!

Watch free documentaries like Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin,

Bank of America robocall grieving widow 48 times a day - How it really works

"It was a dumb idea": newspaper chain fires copyright troll Righthaven

Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult

Saw this banner ad on a local website

WIRED: The Dead, the Dollars, the Drones: 9/11 Era by the Numbers

WIRED: The Dead, the Dollars, the Drones: 9/11 Era by the Numbers

Ah finally power is back...

Ah finally power is back...

The 'Greatest Nation On Earth' Shouldn't Jam "Free Trade" Down The Earth's Throat

Above The Law - USA (9 Sep 11)

Plane to Ex Gays: You Can't Pray the Gay Away

New Documents Suggest DoD Watchdog Covered Up Intelligence Unit's Work Tracking 9/11 Terrorists

A Powerful Response To President Obama's Jobs Speech

I am considering changing my party affiliation....

New Documents Suggest DoD Watchdog Covered Up Intelligence Unit's Work Tracking 9/11 Terrorists

Arrest Made; Police Say Iowa Man Was Beaten With Bat

The Teabaggers at Obama's speech--what you DIDN'T hear on C-Span

Why is wolf blitzer at the Florida State Fair with the tea party. It almost looks like CNN is a

Manic Depression

Is TPM down for anyone else?

Wisconsin Official Instructs Staff Not To Mention Free IDs For Voting

Do you think that people who lie about being first responders

Woman bites St. Pete man in 'vampire' attack

Can someone remind us of backup site for DU?

Rick Perry’s Newest Fan: Birther Queen Orly Taitz

I think Toure just may have made his last appearance on MSNBC

AFSCME LEGISLATIVE REPORT September 9, 2011

The top 5 Republican hypocrites on immigration

Canadians with mental illnesses denied U.S. entry

The Other 9/11: Forgotten stories

Paul Krugman: The Profession and the Crisis

First lady Michelle Obama plays some tennis - pics

First lady Michelle Obama plays some tennis - pics

2nd Hottest Summer EVER

2nd Hottest Summer EVER

Huntsman speaks in West Palm, but cuts Florida staff to focus on New Hampshire

Huntsman speaks in West Palm, but cuts Florida staff to focus on New Hampshire

Sharpton has a good discussion about the voting rights problems in

NBC says Twitter account hacked

Help Free Speech TV expand

Cantor to Obama: Please don't take it to the American people

Over 100,000 Fukushima Prefecture residents can't return to hometowns

Over 100,000 Fukushima Prefecture residents can't return to hometowns

Georgia Shakespeare seeks bailout ---- our artists are hurting and neglected

Obama Nominates Stephanie Thacker, continues to remake the 4th Circuit

Does this look like a tax dodge to you?

NOAA estimates that Lee dropped 45 trillion gallons of DiHydrogen Oxide

The Big Lie: Truth Be Told Comixs

What's the scoop on the guy who shut down CA's power grid?

Mangrove Hummingbird, Endangered & Decreasing

What Happened Was This

This is definitely spooky

The NBCNews Twitter Feed has been hacked by The Script Kiddies

Did you see the Republi-baggers plan to save Social Security?..

Half-time for hurricane season

Reuters via Twitter: Israel seeks U.S. help in guarding Cairo embassy

Buy an American car in South Korea and get a free tax audit

Sounds silly, but I think I can say this on DU

Bush's Tragic Legacy - How 9/11 Triggered America's Decline

About the TSA - there seems to be a difference of opinion

Vandals damage BART station after protest arrests (SF)

Blair's war crimes- How MI6 deal sent family to Gaddafi's jail

Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar

Babs Casbar, first-ever transgender person at DNC, may rise to help lead it tomorrow

Assault on Liberty!....Mentally Disabled, Aged, Folks with Disabilities and the Rest of Us!

President Obama speaks on the American Jobs Act at the University of Richmond - pics

Daycare owner accused of doping kids' milk

Daycare owner accused of doping kids' milk

Barton skips Obama speech

What if solar energy received the same subsides as fossil fuels

Kasich says he’ll raise taxes on business if Issue 2 fails

BREAKING: Marcus Bachmann NOT GAY. Stunning photographic evidence:

Rural America's Worst Bridges

Bush Credits ‘The Work That Was Done’ During ‘My Presidency’ For Osama Bin Laden’s Death

Bush Credits ‘The Work That Was Done’ During ‘My Presidency’ For Osama Bin Laden’s Death

Back to Building Seven - Comments please

Deal dumps state climatologist - GA

So who shorted the airline stocks on 9/10?

David Horsey: Looking back to 9/11 and the aftermath

Upcoming presidential debate...

They are talking golf????Golf????? The worst financial crisis in

Why Google+ will never back down on real names

Back for the Future

Statistically, You Have a Better Chance of Being Executed by Perry Than Dying in an Airplane Crash

What possess people to ignore evacuation orders?

Sam Seder is hosting Countdown

So, Obama's first stop this morning was Richmond, Virginia

Reince Priebus Thinks America is Ready for an 'Adult Conversation' on Entitlements

Reince Priebus Thinks America is Ready for an 'Adult Conversation' on Entitlements

The Dick insists that his torture led to Bin Laden's demise

Seriously ill cancer patient may face jail time for medical marijuana

Talking Points Memo offline due to DDoS attack

State-Based Health Bill Loses Speed - Politico (Will This Mess With Vermont's UHC ???)

Man Assaults Neighbor Over Noisy Generator During Blackout

Targeted Killing Program Emblematic of How Disgraceful America is Ten Years After 9/11

Who is left to defend Social Security and Medicare?

SF Bay Area Hospitals face Fines

All the PR That’s Fit to Print

Secretary of state plans fundraiser to help pay Larimer GOP fine his office levied

I find it very inronic that the same people complaning about the actions of the ILWU are the ones

28-year-old dog could be world's oldest

Labor Day

Josh Marshall confirms DDOS attack, no proof of who is behind it

Josh Marshall confirms DDOS attack, no proof of who is behind it

Whoever Says the Word “Jobs” the Most Times Wins

AZ: Pearce recall election 3 candidates poised to be on ballot

9/11 Memorial Curators Decide Not To Display Swastika Formed By Twisted Girders Found At Ground Zero

Treasury loses five-year fight to conceal 40 names linked to collapsed bank BCCI

Treasury loses five-year fight to conceal 40 names linked to collapsed bank BCCI

I just have one thing to say today.

Claim: Anonymous attack brings down Talking Points Memo

ALEC sends out how to booklets to State Legislators to take down "Obamacare"

Barney Frank: Republicans Don't Want the Economy or Obama to Succeed

"Boo!"

Hacking Our Elections With Big Money And Power

The thing I remember most about 9/11 is all the obstructionism that went into finding out the truth.

Seattle poised to adopt mandatory sick leave law

Obama Team Feared Coup If He Prosecuted War Crimes

9/11 Memorial Curators Decide Not To Display Swastika Formed By Twisted Girders Found At Ground Zero

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake off the coast of Vancouver Island

SC gov. calls reporter 'little girl' over story

SC gov. calls reporter 'little girl' over story

CNN reporting 2 of 3 terrorist suspects are American Citizens...

I truly do not understand this...help me out, here!

REPORT: As Their States’ Bridges And Roads Crumble, GOP Leaders Remain Opposed To Infrastructure

Chris Matthews on the good foot today - naming the bridges that need repair

Chris Matthews on the good foot today - naming the bridges that need repair

Talking Points Memo is at tpmmedia.tumblr.com while their main site is down

Talking Points Memo is at tpmmedia.tumblr.com while their main site is down

Fifteen Core Issues The Country Must Face

3 Year Old is an Amazing Finger Painter

MetLife's costly customer-service lesson

Heh. Want To Hear A 'Beat Obama' Rap?

If you don't love your fellow americans, you don't love america

Economic Roadkill

Economic Roadkill

What's a voter to do when the voter does not agree with the ideology

SEC Won’t Appeal Decision On Shareholders (Pulling The Teeth On Dodd-Frank) - WaPo

Growing Anger, Despair and Frustration Across America; The Calm Before the Storm?

Fukushima Daiichi Mystery Man Steps Forward

Study: Free Trade Agreement with Korea will cost U.S. jobs

This Will Hopefully Be My One And Only 9/11 Offering... '9/11 Children 10 Years Later' - CNN

Josh Marshall: I accidentally the whole thing.

Rumsfeld helped rescuers in the Pentagon parking lot on 9/11

CNN Beyond 911...

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!

had to post: "Drunken moose ends up stuck in Swedish apple tree" (...Moose OK)

had to post: "Drunken moose ends up stuck in Swedish apple tree" (...Moose OK)

During the debate commercial, Gov. Perry tried to intimidate Ron Paul

"Dear Mr. President . . . Thank You"

Tweety asked in his close... When did that sense of unity die?

You might be a conservative if......

OMG, a Rick Perry T-Shirt!

TPM finds temp site....apparently hacked by Anonymous....

TPM finds temp site....apparently hacked by Anonymous....

Chart Breaks Down President Obama's Jobs Plan

Congress's approval rating is at 12.3%. Why the fuck are the Republicans ahead in ANY generic

With so many foreign made consumer goods, how much lower is the multiplier effect of jobs created?

Heather “Lucky” Penney, 9/11 Air Force Kamikaze Pilot

Is Bush going to "Ground Zero"?

BREAKING: Ohio Governor Kasich... "Waaaaaaaaaa...."

About That Payroll Tax Cut

Norway To SUE Bank of America For MORTGAGE FRAUD.

Thank you Keith Olbermann. I'm still tuning in to Countdown for

Here’s the Friday Afternoon Challenge for you, returning by popular demand: The Back Story, Part 2!

Employers Say Jobs Plan Won’t Lead to Spur in Hiring

This. Is. Awesome.

The Patriot Ass

Michelle Obama at the Jobs Speech

BART protestors suspected in vandalism of Glenn Park station.

Robert Reich: Two Cheers and One Jeer for the American Jobs Act

On the blackout and the nature of the grid

Who saw Letterman's first 15 minutes tonight?

Did they decide to cut payroll taxes by 3%, because that's what they usually steal from Soc. Sec.?

Toward a New New Deal

FDR’s lessons for Obama

FDL - Political Forces Lining up to Raise Medicare Retirement Age

NYT: Benefits programs face bipartisan efforts to cut them

NYT: Benefits programs face bipartisan efforts to cut them

It is what it is.

Greenpeace launches hard-hitting ad against Obama

People of the Lie

Are we losing our minds?

Friday LOL's - pics

"As we go from Palin to Bachmann to Perry, I understand why Republicans don't believe in evolution"

The IWLU broke the law for heaven's sake and destoryed someone's property for heaven's sake

Poll Shows Democrat Trailing in New York Race

So how many small business owners here plan to hire if the jobs bill passes?

Toddlers & Tiaras Mother to Auction Off Hooker Dress for Anti-Abortion Group

Pelosi backs Obama’s tax-cut plan despite strong opposition in her caucus (The Hill)

All or Nothing

Political Forces Lining Up To Raise Medicare Retirement Age - FDL

JFK fans must rent and watch this (Wisconsin Primary 1960 on DVD)

I want ot reach out across the aisle. I want to find common ground.

Toon: Insanity Sam

A picture of my Daddy in 1942 on leave before he shipped out:

Flowchart to determine which GOP candidate to support

Whistleblower fired after revealing Wisconsin ‘voter suppression’

Is it time to throw Paul Krugman and Robert Reich under the bus?

Few reporters attended Bachmann's response to the economic speech by the President - lol pic

Woman dies after injecting hot beef fat into face

Chris Mathews was talking as STUPID as O'REALLY STUPID tonight by saying Obama & Buffett are

Ryan Mocks Senior Citizen Handcuffed At Town Hall: ‘I Hope He’s Taking His Blood Pressure Medication

Misplaced passion.

a REAL FDR-style jobs/protect Social Secuity-Medicare/rebuild USA/end the banks grip/fair tax Plan

Even if you Drag them in and try to Give it away , Crap will stay behind. Borders books. Last Day

Supercomputer predicts revolution

I really do love this guy.

Obama's speech drawing 31 Million people shows that Americans care about real issues, not

Double moron rampage: String of attacks in retaliation for 9/11... Victims are Sikh

Cutting the Payroll Tax is a bad idea, period.

Did anyone congratulate Lawrence O'Donnel for quoting the Bible to the GOP?

FREE TRADE DEFEATS ALL STIMULUS

Economic equality equals happiness.

GOP Leaders Soften Tone Against White House

Boots and Saddles! Boots and Saddles! Muster Call! Hartistas, get ready to ride!!!!

Paul Ryan Mocks Senior Citizen Handcuffed At His Town Hall: ‘I Hope He’s Taking His Blood Pressure M

Deadbeat Dad Rep. Joe Walsh Wants Ex-Wife To Pay His Legal Bills |

Sarah Palin is finished. I saw it with my own eyes today.

Postal Workers: The Last Union

US First Responders Not Allowed to Attend 9/11 Memorial Service But GWB Is

"there are some in my party"

"there are some in my party"

The words of Eric Hoffer (1902 -1983) ... or The words of Jimmy Hoffa (1913 - 1975)?

My, my. He sure is eager to put Medicare on the chopping block, isn't he? n/t

National Lawyers Guild.

For the right-wing, it's no longer "I got mine, screw you".

The Absurd US Bases in Japan - Robert Higgs - Consortium News

I can't watch 9/11 coverage...

Kennedy scorned idea of Johnson as president

Seattle About To Have A 120 Year Weather Event...

CMS (Medicare) consultants to take over Dallas hospital

Do you think teabaggers will change their minds about socialism...

Exactly How United WERE We After 9/11?

Angel Food Ministries suspends food deliveries for September

Pol Pot was Marxist like Hitler was Capitalist

If a someone rejects Obama

An almost perfect proposal for jobs!! (4 out of 6 isn't bad) Obama ignored one and replaced another

We went $14T into debt to make the rich, fabulously, fabulously rich.

Our Cell phones quit Immediately in the San Diego power outage:

Our Cell phones quit Immediately in the San Diego power outage:

Wonder if there are any solar homes in San Diego where the lights stayed on

So it looks like my district in NYC district is about to go Repuke.

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

I talked my mom out of going to Japan this year

Louisville: Ohio River bridge closed indefinitely due to structural crack

Louisville: Ohio River bridge closed indefinitely due to structural crack

is inequality a big problem in America, or not?

MI citizens filed suit to stop dictator-like Emergency Manager law. Arne praises same law highly.

I found this on Facebook...

Andy Card: "I was really glad the president stayed in the classroom and did what he did"

George W. Bush on 9/11: "But the day ended on a relatively humorous note."

NASA’s Cassini orbiter snaps unbelievable picture of Saturn

Canadians with mental illnesses denied U.S. entry

The Wingnut-TeaBagger political rallies are making me HATE country music

OK, Feds, there's a "credible threat". STFU and deal with it

NYC now officially a police state

A friendly tip for employers:

This blackout in So Cal strikes me as very odd

What happens to businesses if they have to insure 65-67 year olds??

Rick Perry “accidentally” sent sex videos to a bunch of teenagers,

The Six Reasons Americans Fall Out Of The Middle Class

18 year Walgreens diabetic employee fired over bag of chips

President Obama's Social Security Payroll Tax Holiday: Talk about a Ponzi Scheme!

I stand with labor.

xkcd tackles file transfers

How a milk run from an aircraft carrier nearly killed a helicopter crew

my poor fat cat

I know you're listening!

Here comes FRIDAY night, and you know what THAT means...MiddleFingerMom is dressin' for the LADIES.

For MiddleFingerGrandmom and MiddleFingerLittleSister, REVENGE is a dish best served COLD.

Epic Frog

Oh HELL yes...take a look at the Italian Hero from Ken's Artisan Bakery in Portland

What a COOL photo! This guy's studly Don Johnson Miami Vice shitty stubble, his cool cap & shades...

Equine days

The one that got away - it was this big!

WOW the DOW is -313.93 and falling

Day is Done

Ever see a miniature German Shepard?

If your pet has to wear one of those neck cones, give them LOTS and LOTS of positive attention.

Why can't I have a pet otter?

MiddleFingerMom's campaigning to have alcohol replace vegetables as one of the 6 Basic Food Groups.

When MiddleFingerMom was married, he and his wife had a Shepherd mix rescue pup who "liked to watch"

Kali -- the Mistress of Dangerous Multitasking, Episode 138 -- Cooking Pasta

MiddleFingerMom has NO idea how often he asked or answered this question. Probably a good thing.

Any Tetris players remember how absolutely frustratingly TRUE this is/was?

Is it okay to curse while you pray?

Oprah - vs - Usher - vs - Bieber - vs - Auto Tune Goat.

Road Runner Class Action Picks Up Speed

Guess what I left floating this morning?

MFM sleeps easily knowing that help is just a phonecall away.....

Check out the absolutely mesmerizing music of Sunwrae

What words have been used synonymously with "nice" or "cool?"

The September meeting of the Revolutionary Anarchist Hobbyists Club is hereby called to order.

If women's medication ads gained self-awareness

I cannot get audio on YouTube. I have no problem with

Ben & Jerry's announces Schweddy Balls!

What Picard always orders at Chinese restaurants

Finally, the Lounge gets respect.

Manic Depression

OH SHIT!! ALL CAPS POST!

For those of us who STILL love pop-up books, could there be any COOLER a wedding invitation?

OK, here is the but tutchers thoughts on back to school

Questions for families with more than one iPhone

Pick up line you have ever experienced. While on a bus tour

I have just procured photographs of Amerigo Vespucci's last date from the papparazzi.

These days, even Mona Lisa has a Facebook page.

I am going to stop watching ABC altogether.

do the hustle

Damned French shot off my nose to spite my face

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Graveyard

Anybody here able to tether an iPad or other tablet to a smartphone?

need topography suggestions

People with multiple kitties already know this.

General Butt Naked

It's hard to tell exactly what Li'l MFM was exhibiting, but it's either road rage or diaper rash.

Help me! I've been floating all morning!

Woo Hoo, Happy Day!

Is anyone else watching Fashion Police or Chelsea Lately?

(Shake Shake Shake) Shake Your Booty

All out of that exquisite ambrosia, Midas Touch. Cracking open a Rainier instead.

Did you say "wabbits"?

The most interesting fart in the world:

WOW...Christian Bale REALLY should have hit the GYM before filming the latest Batman movie.

Ever adventurous, CalliforniaPeggy has finally taken her first helicopter ride

CBS reports Steve Jobs has died

Ten years...

Unfortunately, cowtipping on Arizona ranches is on the rise. Kali's solution?

The September meeting of the Proctologists Club will be called to order when I find that, that....

Do you ever call the wrong number and hang up after a couple rings or after hearing the VM greeting

When I see this great picture, I suddenly feel MUCH older

What do you all think of a more vulnerable Lisbeth Salander?

I went on my first nudist pleasure cruise

3 Year Old is an Amazing Finger Painter

What is your favourite coffee? I like Tim Horton's extra large cafe mocha with hot chocolate,

Today, Kelly RIPA's t.m.i. moment

KICK ASS AWESOME DU LOUNGE CHALLENGE FOR 09/09/11

Guess what I found floating in our pool this morning.

does anyone know of an online resource that deals with assholes?

From this point on, MiddleFingerMom does not wish to be referred to as "MiddleFingerMom".

Anyone going to see Contagion this weekend?

I need a good reason to not share a desk at work

I like you

Radiation Therapy Studio Diary - Track 4: Rock n Roll

Daenerys Targaryen! (A Dance with Dragons spoilers)

does anyone know of an online resource that deals with blowholes?

Modern day rap is shit...where's the smooth flows at anymore..

can't prove a negative.

How about word association with each participant posting two words in each message?

The phrase of the day is "injecting hot beef fat". Replace any phrase in a thread title with that..

NFL Season has officially begun. Use this thread to brag about your team and badmouth others

I'm still trying to get over this kidney thing...

Your favorite Girl Scout Cookie

The September meeting of the Procrastinators Club will be called to order when I find that gavel

finally got our wedding pictures back

Chinese official calls for building harmonious world at int'l political forum

Many deportees unwittingly waive rights, report says

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

'Invisible' Planet Discovered By NASA's Kepler Spacecraft

Enron's Skilling Heads Back to Supreme Court

Erdogan: Turkish navy to protect Gaza aid

Drunk Swedish Moose Found Stuck in Tree

Cook County Will not detain some illegal immigrants sought by feds

Whistleblower fired after revealing Wisconsin ‘voter suppression’

Woman dies after injecting hot beef fat into face

BofA Discussing About 40,000 job Cuts - WSJ

New Documents Suggest DoD Watchdog Covered Up Intelligence Unit's Work Tracking 9/11 Terrorists

Jury selection in underwear bomber case to begin

Rumours of Fidel Castro's death dispelled by interview

Turner Holds 6-Point Lead over Weprin with 4 Days To Go

Israel calls Turkey’s threat to send warships ‘grave and serious’

Economists show support for Obama job-growth plan

The NBCNews Twitter Feed has been hacked by The Script Kiddies

Egyptians Tear Down Israel Embassy's Security Wall

U.S. Exports Rise to Record as Trade Deficit Shrinks

3 US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

Canada unprepared for Arctic oil spill, group says

Sentencing pulls back the curtain on slavery

Search under way for 10 workers from Gulf of Mexico oil rig

Interpol issues red notice for arrest of Gadhafi and son

FHFA working with White House to help troubled homeowners refinance

U.S. Readies Papers v. Swiss Banks on Tax Evasion

Debt collection firm settles lawsuit for millions

Huntsman Reports Assets of as Much as $71 Million in Disclosure

Obama campaign sets $55M goal in combined fundraising through end of September

NLRB obtains injunction to stop violent union protests at port of Longview, Washington

6.7 earthquake off coast of Vancouver Island

Longshoremen clash shuts Northwest ports

Newspaper Chain Drops Righthaven — ‘It Was a Dumb Idea’

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, September 9, 2011

Senator Threatens to Walk if Debt Panel Hits Defense .

Regulators Shut Florida Bank

Regulators Shut Florida Bank

9/11 audio recordings provide vivid picture of that fateful day

Hurricane Katia heading for Irish and Scottish coasts

Righthaven says it might have to file for bankruptcy

After 20 Years, Missing CEO Reappears (accused of tax evasion)

N.M. governor says grandparents were illegal immigrants

SEC decision not to have David Becker on Madoff scheme is under scrutiny

Union criticizes judge's direction to ignore contracts, clean up Detroit sewage plant

Stocks plunge as Europe nears 'tipping point'

George W. Bush to narrate 9/11 anniversary intro for Fox pregame

Omitting Clergy at 9/11 Ceremony Prompts Protest

'Hundreds of thousands' protest in Yemen

Slipping Bachmann seeks jolt for GOP campaign

Insurers sue Saudi Arabia seeking 9/11 reimbursements

world watch you, Michele Bachmann

So much for Mr.Nice guy Buddy Roemer

Political cartoonist Tom Toles: Elephant in the Room

Mike Luckovich nails Rick Perry on Social Security

Tony Auth nails Rick Perry and the GOP

"I don't give them Hell. I just tell the truth about them and they think it's Hell

Political Wire: Haley Barbour joins Karl Rove's Super Pac American Crossroads

Good Stuff!

Economist Ian Fletcher: Stop the Korea Free Trade Agreement!

43 House Members Slam Justices Scalia, Thomas, And Alito For Ethics Scandals

How could Republicans possibly not like Obama's speech?

Austerity will have to wait

I saw a perfect discription of repugs in a the comment section of TPM , it said..

Medicare Chief Turns 65 And Qualifies For Coverage He Oversees

Perry camp is now saying Social Security needs some fixing

Politics is not business; business is not politics

My thoughts on the Obama "jobs plan"

John Boehner has 900 bridges in his district that need repaired

Economists: Obama’s plan would work (if it passes)

Ezra Klein: President Obama still wants to refinance your mortgage. Can that work?

I apologize - and I cultivate a white rose

It seems that a lot of posters at DU are saying that even if the GOP doesn't pass Obama's job

Economists Support Obama Jobs Plan, Say It Will Put 1-2 Million Unemployed Back To Work Next Year

White House doubles down: Pass the WHOLE jobs bill, Republicans

Berwick (CMS Chief): Examples of healthcare improvements are emerging

Great pictures and opinion articles about the speech last night

CBPP President Robert Greenstein discussed the President’s jobs proposal...

I'm seeing a media meme develop re: the President's speech

Obama stumps for jobs bill in Cantor's district ("Pass This Bill!") (VIDEO)

Brian Dickerson: Status quo on jobs could be music to Republicans' ears

NBC's First Read reports President Obama said, 'Pass this bill' 17 times in speech last to Congress

Obama speaks in Virginia ... MSNBC and CNN cut away.

Perhaps it's just me and my narrow focus...

Haley Barbour joins Karl Rove-backed campaign group

Dean Baker on the President's jobs proposal

"Know Nothing, Do Nothing Congress" - Harry S Truman (October 7, 1948)

Did anyone ever shout out "I love you" to the chimp

Classy all the way, these Republicans...

Unions vow to work for passage of Obama jobs plan

Court Approves Historic Agreement to Speed Endangered Species Act Protection for 757 Imperiled Speci

Attack GOP on the patriotism issue if they oppose the jobs plan

Congressional Progressive Caucus statement on the President's jobs proposal

Congressional Black Caucus statement on the President's jobs proposal

Jared Bernstein: Moody's Mark Zandi crunches the numbers for the Americans Jobs Act

Cantor: "Infrastructure investments is an area where we should work together..."

Bush thinks he deserves credit for getting Osama bin Laden

Krugman "favorably surprised by new Obama jobs plan...significantly bolder and better than expected"

Obama's gallup tracking: 43/49

Rick Perry = Little Ricky

can i claim credit for this breaking news?

Is it possible

'President Obama is perfect and it's the fault of everyone else that he can't get anything done.'

Obama's Jobs Plan: The Most Timely and Targeted Stimulus Yet

I am very curious as to how Bush will be treated and displayed this weekend

Macroeconomists have their say: Experts see limited impact from Obama plan

Will cuts to payroll tax later be used as evidence Social Security benefits need to be cut?

Will cuts to payroll tax later be used as evidence Social Security benefits need to be cut?

After Rocky Period, AFL-CIO Backs Obama’s Jobs Plan

Cutting the deficit without looking at the wars is an abomination.

Not good! Obama Speech seen by at least 31 Million, GOP debate by 5.4 Million!

Businesses respond to jobs plan: Lower taxes on businesses do not create jobs

Obama jobs speech drew 31 million viewers, Nielsen says

The pundits naysaying the President's proposal as not enough in spending are out of reality.

The Electoral Map: Obama with 247 EVs, GOP with 206 EVs. TOSSUPS: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, OH, VA.

Bush Credits ‘The Work That Was Done’ During ‘My Presidency’ For Osama Bin Laden’s Death

Twitter Berates GOP Rep. For Skipping Obama Jobs Speech To Hold Twitter Town Hall

House Condescendingly Approves $400 In Added Stimulus

I think it is my time..

The Obama Effect. Once again, I loved his speech.....Until I thought about it.

Dean Baker: The Payroll Tax Cut Did Not Cost Security Revenue

PerryGate: The File. (Special Weekend Edition! Illustrated!! Balloons for the Kinds!!! Etc.)

It's a mistake to assume that Perry's "Ponzi Scheme" rhetoric turns off seniors

Daily Kos: Was Obama's speech to Congress a trap, and did the GOP idiots fall for it?

serious question: How do you run for office on bipartisanship and saying all your proposal...

What good are great speeches if you can't deliver on them?

Malcolmology: Episode 1 [UPDATED HD VERSION]

"The Unions Are to Blame" - Roy Zimmerman

Gold won't complain

Sen. Sanders Responds to Obama Jobs Plan

Fair Trade Rant by Mayor of Lansing, Michigan -- September 3, 2011

TDPS 9/11 10th Anniv: Professor Sut Jhally on How 9/11 Was Used...Excellent Interview

Thom Hartmann: The American Jobs Act

Jasiri X Responds to Critics of "What if the Tea Party Was Black?"

The Indigenous Call: Take Back Our Future

Rick Perry! and the Rise of the Jackiebaggers

China's Empty City of Ordos

Keiser Report: Market Schizophrenia (E181)

September 11th 2001 Tribute

David Waldman On The Super Congress

Thom Hartmann & Dana Priest: Top Secret America

CURRENT: Sanders, Ellison And Grijalva On Obama's Speech

Always A Family

Keiser Report 181: Bankers VS the People

Countdown with Keith Olbermann 09-08-2011 9 - Analysis, with Ryan Grim

Countdown with Keith Olbermann 09-08-2011 10 - Analysis, with Keith Ellison

Rick Perry vs. Volunteer Firefighters In Texas

Noam Chomsky - FAIR - Democracy Now - 11 05 2011

Thom Hartmann: The legacy of 9/11

"Dirty Barry"

Countdown with Keith Olbermann 09-08-2011 5 - Analysis, with Eliot Spitzer and Jeff Madrick

Countdown with Keith Olbermann 09-08-2011 6 - Analysis, with Raul Grijalva

Citizen dresses down Bush -96 seconds - not great audio/visual but worth a look

Thom Hartmann: It's time to give this economy back to working people

Papantonio: Rick Perry Woos Tea Party With His Lack of Intelligence

Countdown with Keith Olbermann 09-08-2011 7 - Analysis, with Markos Moulitsas

Open Mic Catches Boehner/Biden Golf Chat Before Obama Speech

Countdown with Keith Olbermann 09-08-2011 8 - Analysis, with Bernie Sanders

TYT: Affirmative Action For 'Ugly' People

Young Turks: Toddlers & Tiaras - Prostitute, Dolly Parton Costumes For Little Girls?!

‘Pass This Jobs Bill.’ Obama Delivers Pitch-Perfect Speech on American Jobs Act

Politics or Patriotism -- time for the Republican Congress to choose

Ten Lost Years

To bust Chinese hackers, NATO sees an ally in India in securing sensitive information

Pakistan’s Afghan policy: is that depth strategic or senseless?

Updates on new oil spill near BP’s Macondo well

Controversy and Confusion Over the Latest WikiLeaks Revelations: 8 Things You Really Need to Know

The New Surveillance Society: How "Community" Policing Follows Your Every Move

Joe Conason: Texas Medicaid’s Vast and Dangerous Wastefulness

Exxon's Russian Roulette

Putting Rage Against Pedophiles Before Our Children's Safety

Resignation at European Central Bank Hints at Split.

ABC News picks up disinformation torch from Fox news on Hoffa speech

Clergy's Whining About 9/11 Event Proves They Don't Belong

Christopher Hitchens: from 9/11 to the Arab spring

David Cameron: UK lost some 'moral authority' after 9/11

Wisconsin Wire: State Employee Fired for Informing Public About Free IDs

Food Emergency: How the World Bank and IMF Have Made African Famine Inevitable

Bush's Tragic Legacy: How 9/11 Triggered America's Decline

If you like the Koch Brothers, you will love the Stephens Clan.

Panetta: Nobody Attacks US ‘and Gets Away With It’

David Sirota: 10 Years Later, It’s Time to ‘Broaden the Context’

Weekend Economists Hear the People Sing September 9-11, 2011

Friday Talking Points (180) -- Give 'Em Hell, Barry!

The Miserable Ones (David Glenn Cox)

Excessive cesium levels again found in Iwate cows

DOE Supports Project to Cut Silicon Solar PV Wafer Costs 50%

The Washington Post Continues to Publish George Will’s Climate Change Disinformation

China’s New Plan for Solar Power Supremacy

Drumbeat: September 8, 2011

Less Than 1 Yr. After Rollout & EPA Ban, DuPont Offering Compensation For Trees Killed By Imprelis

With 59 Landraces & 209 Varieties Of Corn, Mexico Has Some Cards To Play As Climate Unravels

Warming Seas Cut Dissolved Oxygen Content, 6 Decades Of CA Records Show - 20% O Loss = 60% Fish Loss

NOAA - June-August Second-Warmest Such Period On Record In United States

Hummingbirds - later and later

As Studies Show Corn Rootworm Resistance w/i 3 Generations, Monsanto Denies Problems

The Green Police

Sea Radiation from Fukushima Seen Triple of Prior Estimate

With DoE, DoD Backing SolarStrong to Double US Home Solar Power

Another perspective on the economic viability of alternative energy

More bad news for Texas: La Niña is back

More bad news for Texas: La Niña is back

Japan PM (physics major) "thought country would collapse" because of Fukushima reactors

Blackout shuts down San Onofre nuclear reactors

Going Green but Getting Nowhere

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