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Archives: July 9, 2012

PA City Defies Court Order; Reduces Police Officers, Firefighters’ Pay To Minimum Wage

EQT well pad blockade in Moshannon State Forest

Waldo Canyon Fire stops at door of Mountain Shadows home

RNC chairman Rinse Peenus WARNS Fox News and its viewers: Obama will ‘put an end to our way of life’

Saw an ad calling out birthers as racist by Fieger Law Firm. Great that he is putting his

Ernest Borgnine dies aged 95

Can Mitt Romney Explain his Swiss Bank Account? Nope.

"Hope": by Chris Hedges

What do you think of my idea for a political comic strip

#&%@$&% Bottom Rot!

Sweet revenge!

I heard this today, about "Affordable Care Act" after the election..All states will agree to it..

The Bobblespeak Translations

Romney: severely spineless

Lawmakers signal deep "fiscal cliff" deadlock


OMG!!! I haven't had a thread hidden in 90 days!

Is anyone familiar with the blog Internet Scofflaw?

Howard Stern: who's a dog's worst enemy right now?

"New Poll Shows Obama’s Ads Having Greater Influence In Battleground States"

Arafat allegations one more attempt to dehumanize Israel

For your enjoyment, discussion and debate:

What Romney's donors think about us...

(Rick Scott Is TOAST)-This is what healthcare looks like when austerity trumps public health policy.

Tammy Duckworth on LGBT rights!

What a big Romney donor said tonight about ''common people''


How is new earth creationism a more goofy belief than transubstantiation?

and, Al Gore Is Apparently "Still Fat"

Admins, can we return to deleted and not merely hidden messages?

Republican E.R. Healthcare plan and mandate

So, the young cashier at Home Depot called me "Bro"

Media as are trying to change the subject since they didn't predict the courts ACA decision. It is

how much is an office call at your local clinic?

Stadt Köln rehabilitiert 38 "Hexen"

Police: Hug Triggers Officer's Gun, Kills Woman

Cry Baby Priebus: rMoney HAS to win for OUR way of life.

President Assad accuses US of 'destabilising' Syria

I have 2 thoughts about this Presidential election.

Moved from LBN: Cops: Officer shoots, kills man who pointed gun at him

Fast Food 101: How Wendy's Makes Chili

Sorry. There is no way someone like THIS should be in front of a classroom

Protesters demonstrate outside of Koch fund-raiser for Romney(pics)

Hands up who here hates menu's when you call a company, just let me talk to a real person.

The Ultimate Campaign Slogan Against The Ultimate Mitt-Flopper

ROMNEY Donor: The "Common" People Just "Don’t understand what’s going on."

Wise woman...

Wireless Firms Are Flooded by 1.3 Million Requests in 2011 to Aid Surveillance

A recent Facebook post making the rounds - The 99% Needs A Raise

Been seeing commercials for 'Nestle Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars.'

Tunisian Islamist party says religion, politics are one

Keystone oil pipeline finds champions in Montana Democrats eyeing local benefits

LA schools superintendent fires entire school staff

Walking Dead fans: They're replaying the first episode now in black and white

Toon: Lifting a Finger

Whose watching the Newsroom? Wooooo baby....

I'm now convinced that HBO's The Newsroom...

50 Ways to Mispronounce Mitt Romney

Sex Photos of Terrell Owens being shopped around - photos of him having sex with......

What Is "YouTube Hitler" Really Mad About?

Oh I think us "common" lower-income people fully understand...

Romney Mines the Hamptons for Campaign Cash

Enraged by Privatization Plan, Greek Left Resists

In Treatment for Leukemia, Glimpses of the Future

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 9 July 2012

Woman Offers Soul For $2,000 On eBay, Undercut By Other Soul-Selling Dude

How the West shaped China's hidden battle of ideas

Ok, we've been dumping all over even "great" movies, (thanks to me...)

Cute commercials ... you can probably related if your Grandma was from "the old country"

Obama Poised for New Fight With G.O.P. Over Tax Cuts

"The Newsroom" has what to me is a thrilling added attraction. Look here:

How Barclays manipulated the libor rates

Romney Campaign Shocked Democrats Would Question Offshore Accounts

More public schools splitting up boys, girls

Hotel Splendide

Overheard At Romney Fundraiser

The opening of "Newsroom" on HBO is a scathing attack on the MSM. No wonder the same outlets were

Chavez: Rival trying to destabilize Venezuela

We were wrong on peak oil. There's enough to fry us all

Krugman: 'We can only assume' Romney is 'hiding something seriously damaging'

I've got a mission for all you defenders of capitalism........

There is no way Romney has something to hide in his tax returns for the last two years. He was

WH - West Wing Week: 07/06/12 or ''The Freedom Everybody is Looking for''

George Zimmerman at 'safe house' protected by his security team

Quick Question: How do I become a star member?

I'm with Samuel L. Jackson...

The Story of Citizens United v. FEC (2011)

Donald Trump Receiving ‘Statesman Of The Year’ Award From GOP Group

This has happened in my house...

Saw a timber wolf right up close today

Twitter could swing presidential vote in Pennsylvania!

Dialogue on tonight's 'Continuum' (Canadian sci-fi/cops)

soft shell lobster....are they a good thing??

Is this a scam from Facebook?

I think us humans are in trouble...

Corporate Media - Giving Free Airplay to GOP Attack Ads Once Again

Medicaid rules against Indiana anti-abortion law

Last nite I finally figured out who is Mitt Romney's idol.

Not a good photo, but I'm just not used to seeing snakes in trees around here...

I'm practicing for "talk like a pirate day" - How am I doing?:

Public Workers In Scranton Getting Minimum Wage? It's About Wage Parity With 3rd World.

Congratulations to our new MIR Team--off and running, and doing great!

States, Congress rallying for an e-sales tax

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Sunday, July 8)

TYT: Would Jesus watch Fox Noise...

I tried "Nutella" for the first time today...

More Retailers Are Courting Gay Customers

Well this REALLY SUCKS - and guess who folks are blaming for it ...

Smoke pot in NYC

***Paging Lucinda*** Please pick up the Hot Pink Courtesy Phone

Online anti-Semitism in Spain doubled in 2011, report says

PSA: If you ride or if you know someone who rides, wear real safety gear

Romney Donors Out in Force in Hamptons

Love the Carpenters.....

Something everyone should see and think about (especially kids):

Ralph Nader.....

Mexico condemns fatal shooting over border by U.S. agent

Why all the freaking commercials???

U.S. anti-drug agency admits killing pilot in Honduras

U.S. anti-drug agency admits killing pilot in Honduras

Immigration reporter mulls fate after denial of asylum request

Immigration reporter mulls fate after denial of asylum request

Fast and Furious lawsuit could bite GOP

Why CNN and Fox got the Supreme Court ACA decision wrong (SCOTUSblog investigation)

Bolivia to consider nationalizing embattled silver project

Bolivia to consider nationalizing embattled silver project

Analysis - Euro zone fragmenting faster than EU can act

Adult Basic Funding Suits Allowed to Proceed Against Corbett!

I believe if the Republicans steal the election in 2012, Obama WILL run again in 2016 and win :)

London 2012: Legal challenge to Olympic missile sites

McChrystal: Time To Bring Back The Draft

If I'm online now and my computer hasn't blown up, does that mean I've escaped that

Timeline: Barclays' widening Libor-fixing scandal

Restructuring Europe - For Whom?

The Night Sky and Milky Way on Mars

Project Empire: How Anti-Muslim Sentiment is Used to Justify Imperial Adventures

The Great Capitalist Heist: How Paris Hilton's Dogs Ended Up Better Off Than You

What the Bush tax cuts cost us?

Does anyone have a link to the picture of Barack Obama in grade school "protesting homework"?

Juan Cole: Top Ten Surprises on Libya’s Election Day

NY man nears 3 millionth mile in beloved '66 Volvo

Juan Cole: States with Highest Infant Mortality Rates most Opposed to Obamacare

The EU is an empire, and empires mean war

The United Shapes of America (xkcd toon)

Gene flaw 'explains why drugs failed to treat MS'

Botswana, better at healthcare than the U.S.

Hillary looking FANTASTIC.

Fake Facebook account prompts defamation lawsuit

i'm gonna float this here -- it's as much about Rio+20 & the environment as financial crisis.

Closing polling sites cost $115,000 more than expected

Kevin (Hercules) Sorbo: Teabagger

Bellevue works to whittle down employees' saved-up vacation

Prove it !

DUers did you see Robert Gibbs on Morning Joe Scum?

More Demands on Cell Carriers in Surveillance

The GOP’s Class-Warfare Hypocrisy

Chris Hedges: How to Think

A Smoking Gun on Corruption of Ratings Agencies: The Bankers Friends' Scam

the earth's atmosphere to scale (more detail)

When Bankers Rule the World - by David Korten

E. J. Dionne: How Obama Can Make Americans Feel Pride About The Economy

New studies rebut report of arsenic-loving bacteria in Mono Lake

I'm almost feeling sorry for Dan Senor this morning.

Indentured Students Rise as Loans Corrode College Ticket

Do you have to prove citizenship to get a gun license in Texas?

Chris Hedges: How to Think

Tell Teabaggers to return their ACA checks to HMO's with the word "Socialism" written on it.

It's Not Libor Stupid, Central Banks Are The Problem

This is written in American blood

Child's Play: Indian street youth develop model banking system

Dan Senor: "How about all of those people who showed up at George Clooney's house to raise MEEELEONS

Oh great. The sleepy-eyed fuck Scott Walker is on CNBC, lying his ass off about campaign finance.

To fix a problem, one must first understand it

Romney Donors Talk Like Living Stereotypes of the 1 Percent

Still haven't received voter registration card.

HEY ROMNEY!! - Put your MONEY where your MOUTH is!!

Florida wants private investors to pay for the Lexus Lanes

Sexual Objectification (Part 1): What is it?

Most peaceful state? Maine. Least peaceful? Louisiana.

Israeli panel backs legalizing settler outposts

Did I hear Mika say she was just visiting Sweden?

More US Folly in Afghanistan

I guess we have five cats now.

State Attorney candidate Jeff Ashton to make announcement with former candidate Ryan Williams

Obama to seek one-year extension for some of Bush tax cuts

chris hedges interview on

Texas to test 1965 voting rights law in court

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Peak oil review - July 9

Peak oil review - July 9

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Yes I just read 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. You may proceed with the shaming

My web pages aren't updating. (fixed)

Upper-Class Warfare in the Hamptons

Teenage girl missing from Occupy Milwaukee

** Gets out her staple gun and posts this morning breakfast specials **

The greatest betting story ever:

I keep hearing the ACA discussed on the "news" daily

(Elizabeth) Warren: What Republicans want to take away

Gymkhana 5: Ken Block Jumps And Drifts At The Same Time

Steve Nash to the Lakers: The Political Impact

"How long does it take you to earn enough money to pay for a gallon of milk?"

Suggested daily activities for Ann Romney, Week of July 9, 2012

I just went to MSNBC's home page and clicked on MJ to see the Gibbs part of the show.

Write a line, create a story.

Toon: Paterknew....

Want to say HI and introduce myself

Food and Extreme Weather: It's the Soil, Stupid

Unanswered questions about Romney's offshore finances

IMPORTANT! Rebuttal to "GOP governors are better on unemployment" story

Monday Morning Mom-A-Thon. Post something about your mom.

Deer stand 'mansions,' tree-cutting and food plots getting out of hand

Lest we forget that at least one 1%er gets it. Some of my favorite Warren Buffett quotes

The New Face of Black Lung

MoveOn and Occupy protested the Koch $50-$75K a plate dinner at Koch's Southhampton Estate

Big Brother fans?

The House That Ate the Hamptons

Monday Toon Roundup 1- Health Care

Russian sports reporter has a rough day at the races..

Monday Toon Roundup 2- The rest

Planned Parenthood Anti-Romney Ad Making Impact (updated)

PA City Defies Court Order; Reduces Police Officers, Firefighters' Pay To Minimum Wage

NEA Raises $13,600 For Winona Teacher, Veteran

"Your Corporate Democracy---Featuring Your Host-The Invisible Hand" - by Tom Tomorrow


Tax know-it-alls, check in, please! The IRS just sent me a bill --

Foxify the News!

Samsung Galaxy Tab Isn’t as ‘Cool’ as the iPad, Says Judge

Is Union Busting to Blame for Power Outages in D.C.?

Paul Krugman's Dark Prediction For Mitt Romney

Quelle Surprise !!!: Repugs want to kill the EPA's Office of Smart Growth

Anyone see the new Democrats ad attacking the Congressional rethugs on Healthcare?

Ted Nugent's Drummer arrested following chase on golf cart

The Federal Reserve Was Worried About LIBOR Manipulation As Early As 1998

Forget making up a "scientology," they made up a language, too: "my Dynamics" and "hatting"

"REVOLUTION GOTHIC" - Buzzfeed EXCLUSIVE: the Obama campaign’s “Font-gate”

Mars Rover: Zoomable image

Joe the Printer gets air time on NPR.. Again..

Witness Implicates Alternative Suspect in Texas Death Penalty Case

Patrick Murphy has raised $508,000 in the second quarter making him very well financed

Former Barclays boss regrets not sacking Bob Diamond 15 years ago

China overtakes Japan in Fortune 500 ranks

Detroit officer's gun kills woman in midst of hug

Danish heroin user who died tests positive for anthrax, authorities say no contamination risk

Romney’s `Koch Problem:’ $3 Million

Call congress.. tell them not to raise taxes on dividends

Is LIBOR the Death of the "Conspiracy Theory" putdown...

Norway faces oil output shutdown as pension talks fail (BBC)


My View of the Common Core Standards by Diane Ravitch

Sterilize Me, Please

The Unholy 13 who wrecked the world economy..

Perry says no to exchanges, Medicaid expansion

"The Hill" poll = Rasmussen poll

Don’t dress your baby like a jerk

Texas governor rejects two provisions of health law

Extreme Russian floods fueled by warming Black Sea

Cha-CHING! Since Friday July 6th, Zimmerman's website has raked in another $36K. Whatta GOON!

Islamabad firm on Iranian gas

On the offensive on women's rights

Texas' voter ID law goes before federal court today

Vote on your favorite "Obama Conspiracy Theories of the Day" from Digg

Reminder about DU's copyright policy

Obama Raises $71 Million In June, Far Less Than Romney

Anthem - The Hello People from "Smothers Brother's Comedy Hour". February 23, 1969.

Montana Considers Controversial Alternative To This Year's Wolf Hunt

Pic Of The Moment: Romney Campaign: Criticism Of Offshore Tax Havens "Unseemly And Disgusting"

Residents in bid to stop Olympic missiles on roof

This baby is so sweet, I can hardly stand it.

Perry: Texas will not implement key elements of health care reform

Ah, Just in case you forgot why Rick Perry is an F'in Idiot

Hate Group Leader Bradlee Dean Ordered To Pay Rachel Maddow's Defense Fees

Thom Hartmann: Rwanda has Better Health Care than America

Assad Says Public Support Assures He Will Continue to Lead Syria

Chloë Sevigny Hits It With Her Best Shot

Roger Waters Points ‘The Wall’ Toward Abuse of Power

Conservatives make it rough for business

Obama Winning The Ad Wars In Swing States

Pakistan Shuts Capital as Islamists Protest NATO Route Reopening

Jared Bernstein: Only 2% of small businesses will be affected by $250K threshold for taxable income

Mitt Romney: Hostage Taker?

Any advice on dealing with large medical bills for a poor person?

Arab Uprisings Point Up Flaws in Global Court

More than you ever thought you wanted to know about the Koch Bros.

Will President Obama really help the middle class this time (talking about the tax cut extension)?

The federal department of Certainty

What time is Obama speaking this morning

TB Cover-up in Florida slowly getting more press.

Rangers-Twins run for their lives after lightning strike

Netflix question about discs.

I hate to break it to the CATO Institute, but jobs and capital are NOT migrating to Tax Havens...

Saudi Arabia's Princess Sara claims asylum in the UK

Has ‘Organic’ Been Oversized?

Robert Samuelson: 60's Budget Blunder haunt's today's economy

Can the Democrats Catch Up in the Super-PAC Game?

If you think we have any friends in the media, think again.

Obama raises $71 million in June

Kids Breathe Better with Dog in the House

Why Senator McConnell Is So Nervous


Gaia Phased Array Antenna delivered and integrated

Ed Sec Arne Duncan says use more than test scores to eval teachers

Ron Paul's last stand

Obama team raises $71M in June (well behind Romney)

Florida not checking national mental health records for gun carry permits

History Hits the Campaign Trail

Top marine scientists warn reefs in rapid decline

My recipe for grilled corn

Apple pulls products from green electronics registry

"We have tossed those who think, including many teachers of the humanities, into a wilderness where

Historically, has the presidential candidate with the most $$$ always won?

how to change the future

Internet ‘doomsday’ virus caused ‘no significant outages’

WHISTLEBLOWERS AND THE OBAMA PRESIDENCY ~ balanced, nuanced look at Obama's record

Obama raised $71 million in June--$35 million less than Mittens

This tattoo is __________

Judge to decide where Philly's homeless can be fed

The politics of ‘Stand your ground’ law

So which one of you is you...?

Six Reasons We Can't Change the Future Without Progressive Religion


How’s Your American Jobs IQ?

Law enforcement groups urge more gun screening

Rising carbon dioxide confuses brain signaling in fish

It's this simple - George Zimmerman was stalking Trayvon Martin

Secularists press towards $1 million to fight Leukemia

GOP's real concern: protecting the wealthy

What the Space Shuttle booster saw

$250K/year is not a lot of money when you spend it.

Obama's Record On Job Creation Is 157,143 Per Month Since 4/2010, - better than any Republican-

GOP's real concern: protecting the wealthy

Backyard gardners check-in

US heatwave eases as cold front brings rain


Tom Goldstein of SCOTUSblog has posted a minute-by-minute account of ACA's early reporting

Deer stand 'mansions'

Syria, Libya, & Wes Clark on neocons list of countries to overthrow

Thom Hartmann: Beyond Fukushima - When will we learn? Paul Gunter & Kevin Kamps P1

Signs are Pointing to Obama Campaign having Dirt on Romney Finances

Thom Hartmann: Beyond Fukushima - When will we learn? Paul Gunter & Kevin Kamps P2

Shoot or No Shoot?

A field guide to war mongering draft dodgers.

Romney Fundraiser Host Bankrolled Right-Wing Group That Wants To Bomb Iran

Papantonio: Romney’s Assault on Public Workers

How Beer saved the World.

Pat Buchanan: Lets hope there will be no female President in a long time

Matt Cain to start for NL in All-Star Game..

Pacu, Testicle-Eating Fish Species, Caught

Let's talk about sex education

Just when I thought I'd seen the nuttiest person...

"Only the profit... will be taxed"

Wealthy socialite and top Democratic donor Denise Rich denounces her U.S. citizenship - saving her t

Bill MOYERS: 'Free speech-my foot - Citizens United was just a hoax (albeit a really big one)."

TV characters that were never seen?

My experiences with gay rights in the Republican Party and the conservative blowup over "Legalize Lo

Mitt Romney: Middle class tax cut won’t help middle class

So just what is the advantage of Swiss Bank Accounts?

Bank Accounts Figure in Drug Probe-FBI Says Mexican Cartel Funneled Money Through Bank (Of America)

How the Sex Industry Threatens Survivors Speaking Out while Pimps Pose as Sexworker Activists

The problem w/ Romney's offshore tax havens is I want a president to have some damn skin in the game

From FB: Deep Thoughts - With Mitt Romney

Abusive husband

GOP unnerved by Democrats' candid camera techniques

ELECTION ALERT: "Jesus Never Needed To Vote & Neither Do You"

Who will win the home run derby?

Wendell Potter: Health Care’s Community-Based Beginnings

If we’re going to fashion a ‘History’s Greatest Victim’ tiara, let’s save it for Romney, come Novemb

Armstrong Sues to Block Doping Charges

Did you know that nuke regulators are not ALLOWED to examine nuke plant accident guidelines?

Re: "The Common" People - "Not getting it"

TYT: Fake Doctors Lie To Women About Abortion (Legally)

I wish SOME charter school critics would stop being hypocrites.

Ever seen a WalMart inside a large city?

I looked for images of buckthorn, but I didn't see any long thorns on the pictures I saw.

Adrian Peterson arrested after nightclub scuffle with off-duty cop

Serf city here we come ....

"Voting is a privilege."

its time to wipe out a major bank

This is how you become a world class kayaker in a nanosecond:

Mittens turned over tax records back to '85 for McCain

HRSA Announces 4 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Reauthorization Virtual Listening Sessions July 9-18

PIC: Gandhi's 1939 letter to Adolf Hitler

Officials: Past 12 months warmest ever for U.S.

Bill Moyers explains: Super PACs have some terrifying plans for the United States

Can a page that's been wiped from internet news sites and google cache be resurrected?

Ted Nugent's drummer flees police in golf cart

I wonder if Vietnam war would have ended years earlier …without the baby boomers.


Canada's PM Stephen Harper faces revolt by scientists


Euro crisis: Another day, another flirtation with disaster

Right-wing radio has produced an entire population of slathering, racist idiots

Drilling takes its toll on roads, people’s safety

CBO: Without GOP Obstruction Unemployment would be under 6%

Krohn Re GOP Scorn: "These are scorned right-wingers showing all the maturity of a little boy"

First casualty of greenhouse gas rules may be Texas plant

The Timing of Vice Presidential Picks

Karl Rove Gave Secret Speech Outside Romney Donor Retreat

Fukushima Disaster Blame Belongs with Top Leaders at Utilities, Government and Regulators

PBS Frontline - The Anthrax Files

3 ways the Rich and Powerful Have Cheated Young Americans

Missouri Botanical Gardens - Lantern Festival

Fun with teabaggers: Ask them to explain what Keynesian economics means

The Prime Rate is like LIBOR

Plant a Garden

Think Timothy Geithner will be implicated in the LIBOR scandal?

Cisco shows true face in ugly bait and switch

Egyptian Court Affirms Ruling Cited to Oust Parliament

The Rude Pundit: Mitt Romney at the Beach

FYI... Don't post verbatim an Esquire Series

Rick Perry...Texas Won’t Implement The Affordable Care Act, Leaving Millions of Texans Uninsured

Is there something in the water in Texas? Or has the heat fried their brains?

(Huh?) Mitt Romney: Middle class tax cut won’t help middle class

Glenn Greenwald: Harold Ford, Jr.: smirking sociopath

I'll tell you what's gonna happen with healthcare and the GOP

Thank you President Obama and Democrats

Women 'the answer' for scandal-hit Vatican

Katie gets a divorce settlement in ten days.

Quelle Surprise !!!: Repugs want to kill the EPA's Office of Smart Growth

So I am considering changing to a vegetarian diet

TPM: One Chart That Shows What The Bush Tax Cut Battle Is All About

Robme's counterattack, "Obama's a liar."

Watch Nicki Minaj Casually Dismantle Sexism While Applying Her Eyeliner


Best 5 "dancing" minutes I think I ever spent - don't know where to post this, Artists Group won out

SF School Board member uses expense account as personal ATM.

After the Apocalypse, should zombies have to show a Death Certificate in order to vote?

Wall Streeters Lose $2 Billion in 401(k) Bet on Own Firms

12 Steps for Recovering New Agers

Some IT jobs signal preference for visa holders, report claims

Mitt Romney endorser Ted Nugent’s drummer busted for DUI, assault and fleeing in stolen golf cart

Cracks Appear in Republican Unity on Health Law Repeal

Hoo boy, I need a response to this comment in a local paper in MA

I'd like to move to a town where I could walk everywhere I needed to go, or get there in a cart

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reach divorce agreement

“Is there a V.I.P. entrance? We are V.I.P.”

Poetic Injustice

"Romney expands base"! Martin Bashir

Obama renews call for Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest expire.

Controversial Preacher Bradlee Dean Ordered To Pay Maddow’s Legal Fees In His Lawsuit Against Her

Gov. Martin O’Malley: Mitt Romney ‘Bet Against America’ With Swiss Bank Account

Not that kind of atheist

Who here has experience with computer writing programs

Cargo is the starting DH and will lead off the game!

Nebraska GOP Senate hopeful targeted in new ad

About that $250,000 threshhold on the taxes ......

CBO: Deficit lower in 2012 than 2011

Pelosi, Schumer abandon tax break for Americans earning up to $1 million

Iran poll: 63% want to suspend uranium enrichment

Follow this one tip for an undefeated boxing career

Saudi man dies after chase by religious police

Domino’s Pizza’s makes a hah-hah rape joke with its new “NO IS THE NEW YES”

A Conversation on the Bus

Your thoughts on Ann Curry vs. Savannah Guthrie

Michelle Obama coming to Indianapolis

LIBOR, Chase Bank, Unemployment benefits and Social Security benefits

all links in net open with office 2010!

Daily Caller Mocks Late Ohio Restaurateur Within Hours Of Death

Preidential and congressional races comments which infuriarate me

Christie endorses Obama line on infrastructure

Tea Party flew Confederate flag on Fourth of July parade float

U.S. law enforcement sought mobile user data more than 1.3 million times in 2011

Can anyone explain the ending of "Fake"?

Doris Singleton (I Love Lucy's Carolyn Appleby) has Died


What's for Dinner? Monday - 7/9.

50 Shades of Grey

Without the GOP unemployment would be under 6%

Luke, it's not about regurgitating the R's talking points. It's about seeking, reporting the truth.

ReutersTV: MIT Economist Blames Political Elite for Erosion of Democracy & Economy

Biden: “It’s not your father’s Republican Party”

Totalitarian GOP Idea Of Freedom And Liberty In My Suburb

Futures Brokerage PFG Best Freezes Accounts Following Discovery Of Accounting Irregularity

RMoney: I recently learned that poor people would like some health care

robert costa. new name for the petrified dog turds in my back yard.

Dear Media, Please Stop Interviewing Corporate Shill Joe Olivo

'A cesspit': Libor scandal may be going on elsewhere

Asswipe Maine Governor LePage apologizes for idiot "gestapo" comment

"Most small businesses are taxed at the individual rate." <---- Big Fucking Lie

"Swiss Mitt" -- you guys will love this!

Alan Chambers no longer believes that you can pray away the gay

Question: Why is Bernie Madoff the only Wall St. criminal to face prosecution? Answer:

Is it wrong for someone running for President to have tax-sheltered accounts in other countries?

Chris Christie drops the teabag on Mitt Romney

Proof evolution exists - I present to you the Cartle.......

CrossTalk: AFRICOM

Texas GOP quadruples down on Teh Crazy

Piece of bread vs loaded gun: War machine kills Syrian currency

THis Week asks: "is it fair for Obama to bring up Romney's history at Bain?" After you've answered

Mitt’s primary season demons return-Dems know how to exploit Romney’s vulnerabilities

"Obama's labor department has made it illegal to request or require any proof of high school diploma

"The prejudice against government seems to have become ... unattached to any actual experience"

There are only 120 days left until election day!!

Valerie Plame on Nuclear Pakistan and Mitt Romney: "I do hope Obama has another four years"

Putin: West exports 'airstrike democracy' to cling to Arab influence

The countdown begins -- only 120 days left before election day!!

Help.. this used to work & now does not.. what am I missing?

I'm craving a Chili Cheese Hot Dog with Onions from Der Weinerschitzel.

New York mother poisons children to punish boyfriend

DC crumbles as government spends abroad

Islamists’ New Power Upends Assumptions of U.S. Diplomacy

3 Dead After Gunfire at Delaware Soccer Tournament

Lessons from the Front Line: Building a Local Grain Economy

Right Particle-Wrong God-Nobel Winner’s Existence Erased In School Bks Due To His Religious Beliefs

'Shielded by petro-dollars, Saudis worse than Syria'

Thank you, Bea! "Bea Arthur Residence For LGBT Homeless Youths Gains $3 Million In NYC Funding"

Transylvanian Men Caught In Cliche Garlic Heist!

Hilarious Photos Of Protesters Crashing Mitt Romney's Fancy Hamptons Fundraisers

Packing a Punch: Fist fights the norm in Ukraine's parliament

Like cetaceans? A petition needs your help asap.

After Five Years: Report Card on Crisis Capitalism


Private fantasy, public reality: The RCMP, BDSM, and violence against women

My mail order cat arrived today

Whistleblowers need our help – let's move on from WikiLeaks bickering

Bush says: "I will do what I have to do to be reelected."

WikiLeaks an American conspiracy, Afghans say

I knew Utah was #1 in online porn, but... Mormon Porn? (craiglist "Jobs" ad)

MFM loves a parade, but it's not why you think

could the nationwide voter disenfranchisement by the rep party tip the scales of election?

Assange asylum 'may harm Ecuador'

For Assange, Home Comforts Inside Ecuador Embassy

Humanity and Sanity

Sharpton is destroying Willard the Great Mittsby

'Money In, People Out': The Twin Pillars of the GOP's 2012 Plan

What movie scenes made you say "Holy Shit!"?

Rick Perry says F you to two million Texans....

Limbaugh Tells the Unemployed and Disabled They Need to Suffer More

My Response to the "116,000" New IRS Agents.

U.S. Corn Growers Farming in Hell as Midwest Heat Spreads

C-SPAN2 live now, debate on repeal of health care bill

Ari Berman: You Can Vote with a Handgun Permit but Not a Student ID

Now, You See My Fists?

Armstrong suit to block doping charges dismissed

Finally made it over here

'Bones' should go the way of the dinosaurs

Catholic sex abuse crisis, 10 years later

New "Talk Like Day" nominees:

Certain unemployed veterans are eligible for paid education/job assistance through the fed gov.

Martin Bashir - How corporations marshal secret money via 'social welfare organizations

Dead Lady & The Tramp:

You can believe CaliforniaPeggy when she tells us that she limits herself to one glass of wine daily

Thank goodness for the ultra-modern agricultural methods that provide us with organic food.

Republican BFF:

Message going around Facebook

MiddleFingerMom is no longer allowed to shop at the Walmart Superstore anymore.

MFM made the mistake once of insulting his dog by calling him a "son-of-a-bitch". ONCE!

Martin Bashir - Swiss Mitt Romney, Bermuda and his hidden cash problem

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Super PAC strategists lament that Americans "“still aren’t ready to hate this president”

I got turned down by Playgirl

No, Really, the US' Infrastructure is in Crap Shape and Costing Us Big Time

Just heard an NPR story on Scranton, PA. ...

Local Network TV commercials between 5-7 in Central Florida-- All Romney attack ads.

Did I just hear Obama wants the voters to decide about extending Bush's tax cuts?

Iran blames France, Germany for atom scientist hits

I wonder how Netflix determines recommendations.

Job Announcement - Web Producer

Female firefighters in South Florida face discrimination, harassment

Martin Bashir - Romney's poor touch with 'common people' on outsourcing, taxes

Drew Brees: Punished for Sticking by his Union? (reigning NFL Offensive Player of the Year)

Vatican orthodoxy does not represent all American Catholics

Sheldon Adelson, Reich wing sugardaddy

Mexican Drug Cartel Laundered Money Through BofA, FBI Alleges

Bring Jobs Home: Don’t let TPP Become the Next NAFTA

Why Did Roberts Change His Mind?

Caption Mitt

Judge: Detroit does not have to bargain with police union

"Who's the Big Winner?" The always Prescient Digby on the Power Brokers

America The Beautiful - Celebrating Independence Day w/OUR President.

Yankees to Mr. October: Stay away

Peace activist visits Binghamton

Should the cost of a criminal defense be reimbursed if you are found innocent?

Ex-Stanford basketball captain Sauer dies at 35

Is it a sign that everytime I turn on the tv Signs is on, must be a sign.

Judge: Scranton, must pay employees full wages

Church of England postpones vote on female bishops

Nature abhors a vacuum.

A little aggravated with WW.

Wounded Warriors @ the White House.

New law gives US companies a break on pensions

Chinese firm to buy Hawker Beechcraft!

Ocean Acidification Is Climate Change's 'Equally Evil Twin,' NOAA Chief Says

Buffett gives $1.9B to Gates, other charities

My favorite Republican.

Six governors say they will opt out of Medicaid. How long will they hold out?

Why? Why? Why?

Drudge Pushes Conspiracy That President Obama Was Secret CIA Agent In Pakistan

What Did You Say Last Night?

Yahoo News article declares first 6 months hottest on record -- *no* mention of climate change!

Fox Guest's Voter ID Law Defense: "Voting is a Privilege."

I can't log in to a message board

General Motors Will Slash Outsourcing In IT Overhaul

The United Shapes of America (dial-up warning)

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Couple arrested for dancing while waiting for the train in New York.

Top marginal tax rates