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Archives: October 14, 2012

The "Moderate Mitt" Myth [NY Times OpEd]

Radioactive kitchenware shipment ordered out of Canada

Great poll from PPP. Obama up 51/46. Biden won the debate: 46/37

Lawyers for Julian Assange & WikiLeaks Seek Details on Justice Department’s Criminal Investigation

New PA. State Law Opens Up State Universities to Fracking

PPP on the VP DEBATE: OH voters say Biden won 46-37, including 44-32 with independents

And how about that one poll showing Obama up a few in AZ. Can Obama expand the map?

Potus and co need to end this Libya crap and call out gop for playing politics with a tragedy asap

KC Star endorses DEMOCRATS in every KS state senate race in KC area.

Are state & national Dems and Obama going to run with the BAINport story?

Is Ryan's "Living By Faith" Meme A Signal For Christian Bible Based Government?

I recorded Outfoxed on Current and I'm watching it right now

The Plight of Big Black Dogs

Hurricane Carter

We've got new give-aways for this week's Lounge promotion!

I just love Joe Biden...

This is what we're fighting against.

Mississippi Tea Party says women are too emotional and diabolical to vote

Holy shit, Freebird is an awful song

"After Fighting In Fallujah, I Can Hardly Bring Myself To Touch A Telephone"

Sensata - Romney's Bain Selling Out American Workers to China

Judas Priest! Even Iowa won!

Obama Campaign Asks Court To Allow Early Voting

Sensata Workers Are Living Proof that Romney’s Tough Talk on China is Worthless

Hey! I sent the DU thread link of Indep2992 on Sensata around to my mailing list of 55 Dems

Watching a show and got so excited - the guest is RIGHT ON!! about vote supression in Florida

Democrat leaders respond to Romney’s visit.

BREATHTAKING! Millions of Us Are Creating a November Victory!

Electoral College Maps 10/12/12

Standing Up Against Hatred: Continued Yard Sign Vandalism Finally Makes Local News

Graphic: Biden too aggressive?

Ok, that's it. Public prayer has gone too far.

I just saw the 'show your ID' ad for the umpteenth time in Pennsylvania.

Haha!! Romney's 'image' hasn't improved in Ohio, per PPP

Image from Tom Tomorrow's website. Good one

OK, what happens if

Has anyone seen the Sensata story in the msm?


Notable Celebrity Endorsements (photo meme)

Is Oprah really voting for Romney??

Nate Silver on likely voter gap

Hey MSM...Ohio voters think Biden won the debate Thursday night 46-37, including 44-32 with indies

Intrade has Obama over 60 again.

"A new America gives Obama hope"

Man stabbed grandmother 111 times

What is killing sugar-cane workers across Central America?

Support Bainport where the workers are about to lose their jobs while Romney profits


Nate Silver: Arizona and the Spanish-Speaking Vote

Sunday Talk Shows

How Happy Do The Latest Results From The Great State Of Ohio Make You Feel?

Wayne Powell called me yesterday to`

cbs - fair and balanced

Springsteen, Clinton to hit the trail in Ohio

Challenges - Obama for America TV Ad

Little boy missing from Janesville, Wisconsin

'Winners and Losers' -- Australian show

Punished for giving a cold man a blanket

"CNN Doesn’t Trust Its OWN V.P. Debate Poll – Prints Disclaimer"

Yeah, he won't leave...

OK,how well VETTED is the Sensata story?

A reminder - Headline editors don't write the articles, they write the headlines.

GOP's trying to make Benghazi an election issue, BUT security requests were for Tripoli NOT Benghazi

LOL - Found on FB

Actor, TV host Gary Collins dies at 74 in Miss.

Vice President Biden: No 'character' comparison between Obama, Romney

The most inappropriate show of support: Madonna, 54, dedicates onstage striptease to Pakistani girl

Obama witch doctor to stay, creator vows

Anyone watch "Arrow"?

Media mogul Murdoch savages Biden via Twitter

Can you think of a better President/Vice President team this country has ever had than Obama/Biden?

Indications of hope for shot Pakistani girl

Obama Retakes the Lead in the Polling Averages

‘You should’ve served US better and died!’ Debt collector berates disabled veteran.

Why Obama's Got Ohio

YES!!! Someone finally *GETS* it...

Krugman: IMF World Economic Outlook Report Confirms "Republicans have been wrong about everything"

Don't touch my bags if you please Mr. Customs man

A Democratic Party Motivational Song for "Proud Democrats" to consider!

A Democratic Party Motivational Song for "Proud Democrats" to consider!

Million Muppet March Planned to Defend 'Sesame Street' and PBS

"The Real Mitt Romney" by Terry O'Neill at the Huffington Post

Ex-Walker appointee convicted of stealing $51,000 from veterans

Romney cannot realistically win without Ohio

Richmond, Indiana is a small town, but it's large enough to have a bit of a crime problem

A wonderfully unique two-in-one restaurant.

House Republicans Vote To End Medicare – House Democrats Unanimously Oppose

any recommendations for period movie on instant?

"Ryan's Biggest Debate Lie" by Andrew Leonard at Salon

Damage but no injuries as U.S. Navy cruiser, submarine collide

I feel like we've turned the tide...

Going Bankrupt on Planet Earth: The Debate Subject for the Ages

If anyone needs something to do - Cspan is just starting the Clinton/Perot/Bush debate...

Stopping the Biggest Carbon Bomb on the Planet - Bill McKibben

Who Made This Salty Soup?

Comedy relief: Bill Keller.............

Big Ed is going to Freeport Illinois #Sensata

"Romney Ad Criticizes Obama For Cutting Government Spending" by Igor Volsky at Think Progress

From the Knowledge Movement as posted on FB. Will post more info if they post it.

Mitt Romney Ad Spending: Candidate And Allies Greatly Outpace Obama As Election Closes

good ny times article on Ohio:

job creators

Biden's annoying grin.

Photo: Biden meets Ryan before debate

"Mitt Romney’s Lies and a Startling Truth" by David Sirota at In These Times

Voter ID - How to contribute to defeating Voter ID. And some events and websites

Prop. 30 inspires voter registration drives aimed at students

The Town Hall debate questions are asked by a group of undecided voters selected by Gallup.

Proud of my twenty year-old son

Please send this to someone in Ohio tempted to vote Rmoney. He supported SB 5. Remind everyone in OH

Vessels reveal the intricacies of eighth-century Maya life, lore and courtly intrigue

I predict Rmoney will be declared the "winner" of the next debate.

"Obama Swing State Voter Registration and Early Voting Margins Are Bigger Than 2008"

Biden'd - (repost for the evening set)

The lack of yard signs in front of my house is not due to a lack of support for President Obama.

SNL just opened with a VP debate skit. Funny. n/t no link

Bwaaaaaaaaaah SNL spoiler

Ohio is past the tipping point *** We are waking up the rest about the Gravis Marketing scam.

Education And The Politics Of Shaming

In case you missed it, Bill Clinton on the Daily Show post-DNC

Sunday Talk Shows - Stephen Colbert on MTP

As governor of Massachusetts, Romney was often missing

Tar Sands Blockade Activists Met With Police Brutality

Captain Lincoln Stern & Hanover Fiste from Heavy Metal...

Ron Paul Won't Endorse Romney, Sees "Essentially No Difference"

While Romney was at the debate saying tax cuts for outsourcing don't exist, he was getting one. . .

Observation on the road - Driving from Ohio to Florida

Absolute Mitt

Steel company Esmark restarting Ohio plant

"The Self-Destruction of the 1 Percent" by CHRYSTIA FREELAND at the NY Times

OMG. SNL is tackling Chinese cheap labor on iPhone.

Ha! They just ran the Obama 'Big Bird' commercial during SNL

The Vice Presidential Debate: Joe Biden Was Right to Laugh

Oct. 16th: New Hearing on Rescheduling of Cannabis

Nasty Maureen of the New York Slimes - some good slights against


Wichita Eagle Sunday front page: "The Kochs' Quest to Save America" (4,768 words)


Drill baby, drill!

"A Messenger Who Does the Shooting" by AMY CHOZICK at the New York Times

US News World Report (Conservative) - The Romney-Ryan Tax Loophole Fantasy

Mitt Romney's Bain/Sensata Funds Hiding in Cayman Islands

Once again, a rich guy gets away with murder...

Tell Me ONE More Time That Joe Biden Was TOO Aggressive

Concord Monitor - "No there there in Romney's tax plan"

‘You should’ve served US better and died!’ Debt collector berates disabled veteran

Question About "The Left Column" on the home page

CBS - "Congressional Research Service: Tax Cuts For Wealthy Doesn’t Boost Economy"

Catholic Church To Lose Historic Property Tax Exemption In Italy

I really recommend canvassing for democratic candidates this next week. It is a lot of fun.

RYAN Tries To Hang With The 47%, Fails Miserably.

I'm no economist but...

Washington Post Greens Fracking

Fist Bump

Gloat Free Post-Season Baseball Scores (Saturday, October 13)

Anyone read this story about Bain Capital?

This "queen" is pissed!

"Turn the Middle East into Glass"

Derek Jeter injured as Yankees lose to Tigers in Game 1 of the ALCS

Winston-Salem Journal endorses Obama: Obama is best choice for president (endorsed McCain in '08)

Obama Tuesday debate topic: Sensata, 47%, Sensata, 47%, Sensata, 47%

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday Oct 14th

Obama grabs wide lead among those who have already voted: Reuters/Ipsos

This morning, football

Sorry, I have to give a nod to local news ohio no longer is snapshot of rest of country?

Obama grabs wide lead among those who have already voted: Reuters/Ipsos poll

The Road to November 6th: Las Vegas to Madison - (23) Days Until Election Day

Wrong, Mitt. ER's have turned away deathly ill patients.

West Texas this evening (10-13-12), just north of Big Spring

40th anniversary for the Andes Survivors

Rep. McGovern took the floor to urge the GOP to return to work. They turned off the mic!

Link to SNL's VEEP Debate..... it's a good one

Obama even called me in CALIFORNIA to make sure I voted or will vote.

Didn't someone here in Fiction read 12.21?

I've Been Waiting For That Little Uptick on Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Graphs, And...

Behind The Scenes At The Paul Ryan Workout Shoot

Obama Builds N.M. Lead Over Romney (49-39)

New Slogan for Ryan as Veep: "Paul Ryan--The brains of Dan Quayle, the compassion of Dick Cheney"

(NOT from the onion) Porn company sued over penis injections

OMG!! I just saw this for the first time. Wow!!

Continued media bias. 2 Repugs for every 1 Dem. Sunday talk shows

Paranoid about the supreme court deciding 2012 election

Kucinich: Weapons of Mass Distraction

Timothy Kurek, Straight Christian Man, 'Comes Out' And Pretends To Be Gay For A Year

Sensata drip...drip...drip

More Gun Smuggling - South Carolina to New York

American Empire: A Disaster on Autopilot

Sacramento Bee endorses Obama: Endorsements: Barack Obama for president

IMF Urges Europe to Back Off on Austerity

Philadelphia Inquirer endorses Obama: Obama will do a better job

Boulder Daily Camera endorses Obama: Four more years: Support for Barack Obama's second term

Las Cruces Sun-Times endorses Obama: U.S. president Our choice: Barack Obama

Wall Street and large real estate investors crowding out entry level buyers to hike up rents

The Herald (Everett, WA) endorses Obama: Re-elect President Obama

RE: Michael Vick and his new dog...

3-3 jury fail. MIRT eventually caught the troll, though it shouldn't have taken that long.

Found on facebook. So true, are the buttons real?

It has been "Omaha Steve " for over 25 years of computing

Obama's bump continues in today's American Life Panel tracking poll...

Toon - How Conservatives Saw The Debate

Heating costs to rise this winter as cold returns

If, on Tuesday, Romney says...

FDR Nails the Romney/Ryan Tax Plan... Almost 80 Years Ago

Scientist warns of Fuji eruption chaos

On the front lines of Cuban missile crisis

Scientist warns of Fuji eruption chaos

JFK on Adequate Medical Care (and Why We Still Need Medicare)

How to hug A baby.....

Be amazed -- incredible photos of last night's aurora

How the November ballot SHOULD read...

SNL take on the Biden-Ryan debate

If you miss it in GD,

What America could well look like in 2016 after four years of a Romney administration

Firms, policymakers struggle as West's defence binge ends.

Obama Grabs Wide Lead Among Those Who Have Already Voted: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

SNL Reviewed: VP Debate and More

Cuban missile crisis: The other, secret one.

Stratfor-founder George Friedman compares Tea Party to "Hitler and Lenin"

"Someone needs to clean his canal!"

Health Affairs: Financial incentives may sap motivation, undermine quality


Raising the Medicare Eligibility Age Would Increase Total Health Care Costs

Help needed. Explaining to friend that CNN and NYT are NOT wildly liberal news sources.

Can we be sure the world's population will stop rising?

CNN's fake V.P. Debate Poll explained in one graphic

SLAM Candy Crowley with "Do You Think You Can Do As Professional A Job as Martha Raddatz" Tweets

SLAM Candy Crowley with "Do You Think You Can Do As Professional A Job as Martha Raddatz" Tweets

Obama Administration Takes Action to Reduce Prescription Drug Shortages & Price Gouging

Obama: "Mitt, you got away with a lot of stuff the other night because I was being too polite

Mitt Romney - 'If you don't like his politics, just wait a few minutes.'

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) CSI: Ivy League Edition

Huffington Post Moves OHIO from Toss Up To Leaning Obama

Sensata Industries "Double Header"...

NJ: Merck's relocation could have lasting impact on its former hometown

Ryan Meets Reality

DNA mutations may happen slower than thought; species split may have happened further back

Already voted for President Barack Obama? Check In.

Former NYC School Chancellor Joel Klein Is Not Telling the Whole Truth About His Personal History


a tragic note about both Obama and Romney

A Four (Or Five) Billion Dollar Fender Bender

Update: A Chinese Flag Flying in Freeport, Illinois?

The Truth About Workaholics

State Ballot Measures: 11 Hot Topics in 2012's Other Electoral Frontline


The Kochs' quest to save America

Please, please have your SoS's number programmed into your cell phone when you go to vote.

TD Bank says 260K customers exposed in data breach

Are DUers watching Chris Hayes with the Staples founder

Compounding pharmacies rise in popularity but bring questions about safety

The Simple and Impossible Algebra of Mitt Romney's Tax Plan

The Newspaper endorsements are all saying what Obama needs to say Tuesday: Mitt FLIPS ! (READ ON)

Expect small '13 Social Security benefit increase

UP w/ Chris Hayes talking about companies threatening to fire employees if they don't vote Mitt

Scientists uncover mystery of ball lightning

In Maryland, ‘for the kids’ is an evolution in the campaign for same-sex marriage

Mitt Romney. The Most Vile Lie of All.

US thinks Iran behind cyberattack in Saudi: ex-official

Any Meta Hosts on duty?

Chris Hayes is terrible this morning...Terribly good!

Right Wing Goobers Make Up Their Own NBC Debate Poll

SNL Saturday Night Live VP debate. Very Funny,

Irony Alert

Documented Decrease in Frequency of Hawaii's Northeast Trade Winds

Christianity got a lot easier for Corporate America to accept

What the heck just happened to DU??

A Caption: Ryan High-Fives minus 47%


First real workout with the personal trainer.

Online Political Poll- I Was One Percent More Democratic Than Green

Would you ever vote for anyone that had most of their wealth in foreign accounts?

23 Days to go let's kick this thing up! What are YOU doing to to win this election? We all matter!


"I am calling you from Windows": A tech support scammer dials Ars Technica (great read!)

Toure nails it: What's on the table?

DU format....don't know what happened, but now it's different.

Voting Rights Is the Civil Rights Movement Of Our Era

"Eye Of The Sparrow" — A Bad Lip Reading of the First 2012 Presidential Debate one??? When will they play the world series?

Romney’s magic economy plan


is BoA's foreclosure review really independent? you be the judge

From my employer: A "countdown prayer" email until election

Am I the only who thinks that Charles Krauthammer's .......

1000 citizens from San Francisco spell dump citizens united on beach

CODING BUG: FB button issues.

Felix Baumgartner tries record-breaking skydive again LIVE

I was stunned that Martha Raddatz questioned the Joint Chiefs integrity

Sinking Mitt Romney with Bain: He was Sole Shareholder, Sole Director, CEO and Prez after '99

Nate Silver on "UP": "Media Coverage Following the Debates is ABYSMAL."

AP's latest outrage: Are black voters racist for supporting Obama?

Bronx middle school teacher disciplined for ordering her students to pray to Jesus

Dito Von Tease's finger portraits

Get your bath salts ready...

99 cents/hr., 12 hr. workdays, 7 days a week, no rights. "We have no life."

What Next ? (After the Election)

Send Sensata question to town hall debate here

Use your common sense: Think of the prospective TV ratings for the debates

Oklahoma’s Biggest Stimulus Hypocrite Tapped To Deliver GOP’s Weekly Address

Oklahoma’s Biggest Stimulus Hypocrite Tapped To Deliver GOP’s Weekly Address

The Amazing Atheist reveals his lack of humanity again

Ok, I blew my stack this morning with my husband.

republicans don't care that ryan voted against, then asked for stimulus money....

Bachmann Family Values

At CDC, scientists fight to halt a deadly outbreak

Roman Catholic women priests?

The very definition of hypocrisy...

DUers I just created a JPG for Facebook on income inequality. Let's go VIRAL!

Three topics to call Romney out on Tuesday night

Colorado; It looks like goodbye

Most Grain Prices Up 10-25% So Far After Drought: Political Ripples Spreading - Guardian

2fer: Church loses tax exemption in Italy. And *who* is on the Debates commission?!1

Yale/Stanford Study - By 2020, Indonesia Leveling Forests For Palm Oil Will = CO2 Output Of Canada

Dogs are the best


Burlington, Vermont Is Fighting Against The F-35

I foresee the death of a thousand cuts.

New $100 bills stolen en route to Fed facility

Keiser Report: Slippery Snake Split Strategy- Uniting is the new dividing.

I'm so embarrassed...I know why my screen changed..I hit the "reload current page" thing by mistake

After Four Years, Green Activists & Scientists Voice Frustration On Obama's Climate Record

Saw Argo last night. Opened my eyes to just how well Presidents Carter & Obama did re:embassies

Do Trolls Hibernate On Sunday Mornings Or Did The Good Ohio Numbers Give Us A Reprieve?

For those who think that "this" or "that" will destroy Romney, think again.

I would like to formally recognize Bob Sheaffer for doing a bang-up job on CBS this morning

Eating Their Own: Chris Wallace Slams Ed Gillespie Over Romney Citing 6 Phony Tax Studies

My Book about the Myriad Problems and Potential for Fraud with our Election System

Tweet Sensata question to Crowley

The Hill: Romney’s plan to dump Bernanke sparking anxiety on Wall Street

Gov. Chief Scientist, Other Uk Experts: Slaughter Of 100K UK Badgers "Mindless", Ineffective

July 8th Community Meeting to Save Jobs from Being Outsourced to China by Bain Capital

This is why Central Floridians are skeptical in Obama's rainmakers

So Far, 2012 Hottest Year On Record For Philadephia, 100 Other Towns & Cities

Lincoln Journal Star endorses Obama! Lincoln, NEBRASKA

Lewis Turco's Form of the Week: 19) The Elegy

Of Babies and Beans: Paul Ryan on Abortion

There was once a rich shyster named Mitt,

Rape Culture 101

a nice column about the "green" movement in Memphis

Tagg, You're It: Romney's Son's Company Lied About Role In Ponzi Scheme–Linked Firm (SEC)

10/9 Drought Monitor: Drought Region Shrinks Slightly, Intensifies, Esp. Northern Plains

Catholic church to lose historic property tax exemption in Italy

"Your law degree worthless.” Harris-Perry to Clarence Thomas: ‘You’ve got it all wrong’

For UK Farmers Worst Year In Living Memory: Drought, Then Floods & Endless Cloud - Guardian

French Samsonite Workers Visit Bainport

‘Curing’ Homosexuality in Russia and Ukraine

Boss Demands Workers Vote for Obama!

Mitt Romney a leading job China

Gillespie Challenged by Chris Wallace On Studies Supporting Romney Tax Plan

NOAA: For 1st Time, US Records 16 Straight Months Of Above-Avg. Temps; 9/11-9/12 Period Warmest Ever

When A Credit Card Just Isn't Enough

Repealing Deductions Pays for 4% Tax Cuts, Study Says

Nicholas Kristof : 'What's at stake in this election? Lives like my old roommate's fighting cancer'

photo of ryan in soup kitchen faking washing the dishes!

At what point can the Republicans be charged with RICO over voter suppression?

Rob Portman Falsely Claims Unemployment Is Higher Than When Obama Took Office

Ed Gillespie Challenged On Studies Supporting Romney Tax Plan

Annan, Gates Seek Leniency for Gupta for Rajaratnam Tips

Merle Miller and the Piece That Launched a Thousand “It Gets Better” Video

Baumgartner moments away from launch

President Obama Winning Early Voting 59 Percent To 31 Percent

Run down of Newspaper Endorsements for President Obama today (Sunday, 10/14)

BREAKING: 1,000+ people just spelled out "Dump Citizens United!" with their bodies.

Obama 2016

Ambassador Stevens’ Father: Son’s Death Should Not Be A ‘Campaign Issue’

Red Bull Stratos jumper on his way up - watch live now

D.U. this poll!

Business Insider article - Red States are "Welfare queens"

Every example CROWLEY gave KURTZ about being tough at debate was against the President

Colorado Hispanic Republicans Rally For Glorious Victory!

Tapper Calls Out Romney's China Hypocrisy

I do despise the Job Creators™

During the debate, Ryan said

Hurting America In So Many Ways

Woo Hoo!!! Catholic academics come out against Ryan budget and Smack Down Ayn Rand Too!!!! :)

The Million Muppet March is the final nail. Mitt f*cked w/ the wrong Bird.

Jerk alert! Jerk alert! Buzz Bissinger on CNN!

Ryan if you can't play with the big boys then go back to your sandbox

Help With a Petition Needed

Catholic academics come out against Ryan budget and Ayn Rand!!!

My next door neighbor is voting for Romney, here's why!!

Cowbells in Elevator Muzak = Borden Tabernacle Choir

Defaced bumper sticker

Kasim Reed Is An Awesome Advocate For My President On Meet The Press

Another 6,125 Democrats and 2,733 Republicans added to the Florida voter rolls on 10/12

Wouldn't Biden or Dean be a better debate partner for Obama than Kerry?

add malala yousafzai to the list of those who fought for truth

Axelrod:Expect more ‘aggressive’ Obama in debate on Tuesday

Western defense budget cuts may be unstoppable

Iraq records huge rise in birth defects

Give Joe the Bird (tomfoolery for a good cause)

Perhaps the best line of the VP debate that should be the closing line of every ad.

Mittocchio & Junior

Another DU'r Hits the Scene

Flake signed Norquist pledge.

Teachbad wrote a song!

Joe Biden’s 2-Minute Explanation Of The Economy That Every American Needs To See

In time for Halloween: Morning Open Thread: Haunted White House

"Obama needs to put his man pants on."

Boston Globe: Food and farm economic plan shows progress in Vt.

As seen on FB: Five Empty Republican Platitudes

What do you think accounts for the rise in incivility?

God, Calvin, and Social Welfare (Parts 1-4)

Mike Steele is back sucking up for the republicans who don't like him and

God, Calvin, and Social Welfare (Parts 5-8)

Obama Campaign Notes Importance of Early Voting -- Voting Rights

the courage to say no to misogyny

the courage to say no to misogyny

Howard Dean is going off on Michael Steele on Alex Witt's program!!

Secret Israel-Syria Peace Talks Involved Golan Heights Exit

Colorado Hispanic Republicans Rally For Glorious Victory!

Why do we put Deer Crossings right on the Highway?

Anyone Good at Taking Close Up Pics of Small Items?

Stratos skydive is on, right friggin now!

Dude, dude, dude... Jump dude, jump!

"Gov Romney, why do you keep your money in foreign accounts?"

OMFG!!! Murdoch says 'transparency is under attack' by political lobbying from Hacked Off

Why are internal campaign polls held as more accurate than public polls?

Thousands of British troops to quit Afghanistan in 2013

Why is it necessary to interview Mika and Joe? Why not Rachel and Chris? Just collecting

You can't hide your Ryan lies.

Afghanistan publishes mining contracts in anti-graft fight

A sinister pattern is emerging: ANOTHER CEO orders employees to vote for Rmoney or else be fired

Obama campaign reaches 4 million individual donor mark

"Gov Romney, why did your company ship thosands of American jobs to China?"

Romney Boogie (song / video)

Push Poll Of Push Polls

Former Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA) had died

FB had a post that Arlen Specter has passed away

Occupy London protesters chain themselves to St Paul's Cathedral pulpit

I hate to be a science Kill-joy, but...

Immunity and Spanish influenza (1918 strain)--suppose some terrists (sic) or some

Longtime GOP Senate moderate Arlen Specter dies

I still get a kick out of the President's secret IMs

Warnings from the Cuban Missile Crisis - Why Who's President Matters

On Tuesday one of President Obama's aides needs to ask

Response to "this is not what a recovery looks like"

Mr President, don't repeat these 2 mistakes Tuesday night

FDR: Grilled Millionaires Speech

Sally Field Receiving the Ally for Equality Award

Frackademia: SUNY's "Buffalo Shale Institute" serves up the best science money can buy

Republican Senator, Vietnam Veteran Endorses President Obama

Your best advice to President Obama for winning Tuesday's debate? (keep it simple)

Bin Laden doesnt think Obama is soft on foreign policy

Who Hijacked the World's Greatest Economy?

GOP/LOL: Obama Almost As Bad As Bush

Breaking! For the next debate the Obama campaign has requested...

Elderly Brits Accidentally Grow Huge Pot Plant THEY BOUGHT IT AS A SMALL SHRUB AT A SALE

Why, oh why, is there still no paper trail??? Especially in Ohio, where . . .

Today in Peace and Justice history on October 14, 1979


Today in Peace and Justice history on October 14, 1979

Sen. Graham: Obama ‘Misleading’ On Libya, Region ‘About To Explode’

The Value of a Life

PPP Is Going To Have FL And VA Polls Tonight


Romney lead in GA shrinks from 21 to just 8 in new poll

Mitt Romney is a puppet of the RW

Forcing women to give birth against their will is legislative RAPE

Minnesota's Anti Same Sex Marriage Amendment Likely to Fail

127,000 feet. How high is he going to go?

'Global Noise' Against Austerity Sweeps Cities Worldwide

Romney Ad Uses Footage Of VP Debate

Ready or not, here I come!

Kids in Solitary Confinement: America's Official Child Abuse

There's a time to sow & a time to reap & a time to see Romney's tax returns. Please come CAPTION!!!!

Why doesn't the label indecisive leader or decision maker stick to Mitt Romney?

WI State Senate

Going Bankrupt on Planet Earth: The Debate Subject for the Ages by Tom Engelhardt

Skydive Felix reach to 128,000 feet high

IBD/TIPP Poll It's Obama (D) 47% Romney ($) 46%

Grumpy cats:

The False Promises of “School Choice” by Barbara Miner

Exclusive: Beau Biden on his dad

Please celebrate: Troll-Free Sunday

French Samsonite employees laid off by Bain join Sensata workers at ‘Bainport’ Oct. 13

CNN Cut away just before the jump....

IBD/TIPP Poll It's Obama (D) 47% Romney ($) 46%

Obama "lost" the debate because he did not project enough STRENGTH. Folks want STRENGTH. (READ ON)

100 days

He has landed and is safe

Awesome Jump Felix!!!

Just cancelled our Washington Post subscription, per Jennifer Rubin

Chris WALLACE's FareUnbalanced: 1st bash AXELROD then equal time w GILLEPSIE to bash AXELROD

Skydiver lands safely after historic jump from edge of space

Interactive Map: Is Your State Legislator a Member of ALEC?

I guess that David Bowie is no longer the ONLY Man Who Fell From Space nt

Pres. Obama should study Bill Clinton's debate tapes

Jake Tapper Calls Out Romney’s Conflict of Interest in China

A year after the revolution, Libya is controlled by squabbling militias


Another CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Wins

Take Five (Wieners Circle edition)

Do we live in a police state?

On Saturday over 1000 Americans laid their bodies down .....

Best way to stop the smell of an unplugged fridge

VP: “You see this fella next to me? What a goddamn joke.”

He jumped. He landed. All went well. It was quite thrilling.

Great feature about the Overpass Light Brigade at Bainport

Rufus Wainwright Weds Long-Time Partner

We are losing. Check the Real Clear map.

Of All the Pollsters Which do you trust Most And why ??

Well, I apparently hit a nerve b/c freepers are

Prez on Williamsburg Call to Volunteer: "I appreciate you so much"

Life question?

How do I post a pic to DU from photobucket using my iPhone?

George Bush Sr. rips the Republican 2012 campaign strategy back in 1992

The Republican Vision for Government

Lincoln Nebraska (reds state) newspaper endorses Obama Best for Middle Class

Million Muppet March Planned for Nov 3rd in Washington DC at National Mall..

Anyone notice if any Sunday morning shows mentioned Consumer Confidence at 5 year high?

Gallup 10/14/2012: Registered Voters Obama 48% (-1) Romney 46% (-)

A special group of people

Decorating ideas for your work station ...

Thank you for the pm's I got sent last week. Made the change from sadness to acceptance

What amazes me is a lot of the poor, especially in the south are doing their best to support wall

Jose Valverde toon

Israeli airstrike kills senior Gaza militant

Iraq records huge rise in birth defects

SNL’s VP Debate: Belligerent Biden, Tough Gal Raddatz, And Water-Guzzling Ryan - video link

So Arlen "magic bullet" Specter has passed

California's three-strikes law not successful as crime deterrent, study finds.

SNL: Arianna (impersonator) Discusses VP Debate On Weekend Update - video link

Romney took 417 days off as MA Governor = SLACKER

Romney ' s mannerisims are just like Darren Stevens (Dick York) in Bewitched


Very simple geometry question...

Bill O'Reilly vs. Jacob Sullum On Drugs

The 3 most significant events barring surprises are the two remaining debates and the October jobs #

New Romney ad backfires

In honor of my daughter's 36th birthday today, a video tribute you will enjoy.

"At the rally in Freeport, we will have two microphones . . ."

With all due respect Mr. Brokaw, you are flat out wrong!

Mauritanian leader flown to France after shooting

Romney 800 vetoes = inability to work with democrats

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

I can't get Ryan's story about Mitt visiting the victims of a car wreck out of my head -

Call me a Sunshine-and-Pony optimist, but~

Arlo Guthrie just posted on F/B that his wife passed this morning.

Contact Obama Surrogates and the Campaign with stories and information!

OK Please give me a Sensata link or picture to post to Fb and Twitter

It time to start the Walking Dead thread, new season starting tonight.

Mark Sanford: Obama will ‘throw a lot of spears’ at next debate

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater is stunning to tour, tough to live in

Obama campaign breaks record with 4 MILLION INDIVIDUAL DONORS

Princeton Election Consortium Obama: 277 Robme: 261

Romney, Marxism and GOP Dog Food



Anyone heard about severe weather to hit Ohio today?

I am sad to hear of Arlen Specter's passing.

Ambassador's father wants son memorialized NOT used for political campaign

See Argo, next time somebody slams President Carter you can tell them... (language warning)

The Cleveland Browns are no longer winless

I like this bumper sticker!

Obama ahead in today's IBD/TIPP Tracking Poll/Erased 5 point Romney lead on October 10

Please remember this very important aspect of the National Pres Polls

Lincoln Journal Endorses Obama. Best for Middle Class

RV/LV, Democratic Enthusiasm, and Trolls

Rasmussen - New Hampshire Governor - (Hassan +2)

Republicans: Obama as bad as Bush

People of China

VP Debate Highlights Songified

Write your own zingers!

I'm ready for some Hallowe'en questions. How about y'all?

The Wall Street Journal knows the real insult to democracy: Calling a liar a liar

"Was it over when the Germans Bombed Pearl Harbor?" Yes it's time (Video) ...

Remember when Obama couldn't lose if the economy improved?

Would someone please be honest with me as I've been purposefully out of the loop....

Florida inmate found fit to be executed despite history of mental illness

To all the new DUers (or at least with low post counts)! Welcome!

GOP psyops alert: "As a registered Democrat living in Mass., I will be voting for Scott Brown"

Why aren't President Obama and Vice President Biden using the names of who's really to blame?

No Room for the Poor in This Election

Here's an excellent newspaper endorsement site.

That Was Then, This Is Now

Battle of Island Mound Dedication and Sesquicentennial Commemoration

Gravis sucks, but ... Obama (+2) in Colorado

Defence chiefs draw up plans for faster withdrawal from Afghanistan

Romney disrespects voter who asks him about Health Care (VIDEO)

Check in here to give your view on campaign ads

Whose Side Is God On? And How Will the Conflict and Tribulation End?

You never know who might show up at your local phone bank

Don't think I can take much more.

Pointing out that Arlen Specter originated the magic bullet theory isn't creative speculation

100 doors yesterday + 78 today

Sept. 11 trial rules under scrutiny at Guantanamo

From Facebook: You never know who might show up at the local phone bank!

A scathing op-ed in the Boston Globe explains then-Governor Romney's "Medicaid shell game"

E.J. Dionne: Energized VP may have saved Obama Campaign

Prez, Pizza, Volunteers

If I were a Republican voter, looking for Non-Mitt candidate

No Crybabies Before or After President Obama's Next Debate.

Why do people post personal crap on Facebook...

Why the President Is Still a Heavy Favorite on the Prediction Markets |PBS Newshour

I know one thing for sure! If there was a crisis similar to the Cuban Missile Crisis,

Koch Industries, other CEOs warn employees of layoffs if Obama is reelected

Great Picture: President Obama takes a break from debate prep to phone bank in Virginia...

AT&T Starts Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Plan Next Month, Will Block Websites

Questions someone should ask Romney in coming debate

Obama Says Debate Prep Is ‘Going Great’

I've seen A TON of Romney ads during the NFL games in NC today

Ok I think it's time. Time to make a decision.

Koch Industries, other CEOs warn employees of layoffs if Obama is reelected

Enough of this bullshit, use the bin Laden card....

Smells like desperation+++Koch Industries, other CEOs warn employees of layoffs if Obama is reelecte

Five Crowdfunding Campaigns You Should Consider This Week

*Bill Moyers setting record straight about NPR/PBS/alphabet and o'reilly!

Birds of Oracoke - captured during Kayaking October 12

The last two World Series champs meet in SF tonight

A cat vs. the TSA -- Place your bets now!!!

Normally, dogs ARE man's (and woman's) best friend... but this one's just an asshole!!!

Observational comedy (and you thought Seinfeld was bad):

Gov. Granholm: "When we were on our knees begging for a bridge loan, he stabbed us in the back."

If you look HARD enough, you might find the bright spot about having your arm in that upright cast.

Deported from Canada, MFM thought they'd buy his "starting a moose-neutering campaign" defense.

MFM realized that, when he had passed out the night before, he musta thought he was in the woods.

Austerity-hit Lithuania changes course

shh...don't tell the cats. Here are some birds. yup - vacation is over!

Christian Group Finds Gay Agenda in Anti-Bullying Day

Report: Softbank to buy 70 percent of Sprint

Pox on Huffington Post for the Goldie Hawn picture all weekend. Filthy Nasty people over there.

The story of the serial public masturbator of the Auraria Campus in Denver, CO...

Has Obama Already Won the Election?

Will economic war awaken Japan?

How will you change your life if Mitt "wins?"

Two Sides Trade Criticism in Rancor Over Libya Attack

Austerity Protests Are Rude Awakening in Portugal

The penis as a terrorism device

reverse mortgages: A Risky Lifeline for Seniors Is Costing Some Their Homes

Yanno, about Arlen . . . . forget the "magic bullet" stuff. DO recall his comments about Anita Hill.

Will the GOP Steal America's 2012 Election

I have a question about early voting?

Can DU send a beep or some sort of noise when one is asked to be on a jury?

Florida to Use Different Academic Standards for Students by Race

Does anyone give a shit about Jeter breaking his ankle?

Mark Sanford : Obama will throw a lot of spears at next debate

"Study it out" is direct from Mormon theology, "Doctrines Section 9, verse 8":

Adler’s Vision: Reimagining Values-Based Community for Godless People

Reuters/Ipsos poll: Obama 46, Romney 45

The Exhaustion of the American Teacher

Interesting Combinations to Obama & Romney Winning & Probabilities Gives Obama 83%

Kelly Rindfleisch Intends to Renege on Plea Bargain

NEWS FLASH: Rush Limbaugh has lost "tremendous chunk of advertising revenue"; ad support "dwindling"

UPWithChrisHayes - Can Your Employer Dictate Your Vote?

Same-sex marriage does not obstruct your religious liberty

Wisconsin Senate Candidate's Son Says We "Have The Opportunity" To Send Obama Back To Kenya

Meet the Crawfish-Peeling Guestworkers Who Inspired Walmart Walkouts

Breakdown of information vs voters

"You never know who might show up at your local phone bank."

Felix Baumgartner Red Bull Stratos FULL SPACE JUMP VIDEO

Wis. Senate Candidate (Tommy Thompson's) Son: We "Have The Opportunity" To Send Obama Back To Kenya

Anybody watching Seattle vs. New England?

oh my gosh, you guys, did you see this picture?

Ipsos/Reuters poll: Obama 46%, Romney 45%. (Romney was up 3% on Thursday)

What if Romney/Ryan suggest a plan for everyone get into the stock market?

Veterans and the prison system - coming up on 60 Minutes now n/t

The bad news for small business in D.C.’s Obamacare plan


Is boredom bad for your health?

Jason Thompson - Send Obama Back to Chicago, or Kenya

New England - The worst secondary in the history of the NFL.

Tigers win!

"Dear Co-Worker"? Excuse me?

Drunk woman attempts to avoid arrest by claiming she is a Republican

FIU Hispanic FL voter poll: Obama 51- Romney 44


I hope that Pres. Obama aces the debate...

STL Post-Dispatch endorses Claire McCaskill

Plese suggest a cure! I have an electric stove with removable drip pans.

Space shuttle Endeavour arrives at Los Angeles museum after 12-mile trip across city

PPP FL Poll Romney-49 Obama-48

When corporations can threaten citizens and tell them how to vote

Just answered a phone poll, my first all year

Franklin County Dems sample ballot

"Sportsmen for Obama" b/c "he's a Steward of the Land"

The case for the Nobel Peace Prize going to the EU

So, A Local Republican Running For Juvenile Court Justice With Her Family And Staff Ate Lunch