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Archives: August 1, 2012

No Spoilers - I watched a women's table tennis semi-final

Look what Harry Reid also said today in same interview....bwhahahaha..seems Dems are growing a pair

Another one bites the dust....

That any money is spent on the Olympics, given the terrible problems the world has

I held my nose and voted

Report: Bad ballot design cost U.S. 400,000 votes in 2008 and 2010

"Romney campaign CFO described himself as ‘financial outsourcing consultant’ on...networking site"

No More Moderates?

Wisconsin: Questions Arise about State Money for Job Creation - State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout


Mitt Romney is so stupid...

Congress candidate says mayors blocking Chick-fil-A "need to be introduced to the 2nd Amendment"

Battle of the blimps (BBC)

As Romney Runs Away From Palestinian ‘Culture’ Line, Right Embraces It

Board invites briefs on questions of tax payments and Social Security contributions in awards

A crore =

New image from Romney's latest ad campaign...

Great video about the Placebo Effect.....

Tennessee lawmaker says Obama may stage fake assassination

Hubby bought a motorcycle to help with the cost of gas while commuting. Pretty sure I have seen

House bill: Fire US workers who are tax deadbeats

TCM Schedule for Thursday, August 2 -- Summer Under The Stars: Myrna Loy

This is not a change election...

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

I miss the old Cold War jokes about the East German judges at the Olympics

What did Romney save the Utah Olympics from?

Flip Flopney new OpEd in Natnl Review - Doubles down on "Israeli Culture" remarks

Take off! (from Page, AZ)

What are you snacking on tonight. In an attempt to ween myself off fast food I bougt a loaf of

Holy Shit! taterguy is a hardass..

Mexico lodges drug charges against 3 generals, 1 Lt. colonel

Mexico lodges drug charges against 3 generals, 1 Lt. colonel

I am Teen sitting..

New Democratic Ad "Millionaires"

Rees, Calabrese suspended for Notre Dame opener

Help! How do I update my E-Mail address on DU?

Report: USA's heavy rain events rising due to climate change (far more severe in New England)

$elig says he'll retire after 2014 season

"Don't have a job? Borrow $20,000.00 from your parents & start a business" paraphrased

Pic Of The Moment: Bain Investor Claims Romney Paid Zero Taxes For Ten Years

finding ancestors in the Dawes Roll

Key Figures in Salt Lake Olympic Bribery Scandal Backing Romney's Presidential Campaign

"We shouldn't remind people on welfare when the election is." - Rush Limbaugh 7/30/12

Election Fraud 2012 – Voting Machine Fraud

Toons: De-evolution and "Religious freedom"

Mitt ain't gonna show his tax returns.

They didn't

Question about tiling the bathroom now -

The real problem isn't price; it's politics ...

safe at home

Mitt Romney, Homewrecker, Is ‘Other Man’ In 300-Pound Fellow’s Facebook-Love-Triangle Rage

UC Davis confirms officer at center of pepper spraying controversy no longer on the force

It has to be disheartening for Willard's staff knowing "their man's" strong-point

Found out today in the ER that blood clots can cause blindness

Today is not Dick Cheney's best day on freerepublic

Hard to believe Dewhurst and Wentworth both lost


Rachel's "Best New Thing" live up to the name tonight.

How many gaffes or reveals did Romney (or staff) commit on his trip abroad?

Don't miss this episode of Muppet Theater:

This headline says it all...

Motorcyclists. Is buying a noisy machine part of the thrill? I almost got blown off my

Nance Greggs: Civil Rights for Some

Not a Spoiler..About paying the Olympics people to challenge a score

from a friend on FB:

Mitt Romney is looking and acting more and more like Greg Stillson every day

Was just asked to serve on a jury for a post that was already locked.

The fucking sports media is almost as bad as the political news media

Mitt applies for retirement


WHOA!!!!! Paul Sadler needs every dime he can get folks...He's running against Cruz...a TPr

An action movie about Supercat? Don't hold your breath.


Maybe the ultimate in self-deprivation and willpower:

Whenever their Internet goes down, LynneSin and ohiosmith can ALWAYS find ways to enjoy themselves.

Scientists have finally discovered the reason, but MFM has ALWAYS known it felt good wearing them.

MFM learned not to go to clubs where the dancers specialize not in lapdances... but lapSLAMdances.

"Even Fox News has had enough of the Romneys' dancing horse."

Anyone else notice a lot of bats flying around your house this year?

Dear heavens. Cruz actually won. We HAVE to get behind Sadler

Who plans on seeing "The Campaign?"

Five Things Everyone Should Know About GOP Senate Candidate Ted Cruz (Won TX tonight)

How crazy has Texas gotten?

There is something seriously wrong with Mitt Romney: He's a pathological liar

"Mitt Romney campaign CFO described himself as ‘financial outsourcing consultant’" Boston Globe

Young immigrants prepare for new U.S. deportation policy

NTSB cites sleep loss, poor oversight in 2011 bus crash

Did I miss LynneSinn's true blood thread?

Motel 6 TV displays racial slur on TV

Paul Sadler is Texas' Democratic Senate candidate- he is pro-marriage equality

I propose a new term: LaTourette's Syndrome

Lounge Lizards, (I can call you all that, can't I?)...

What say you, Hebrew Deity, do we have ourselves a gentleman's agreement?

Links to Nuclear Problems

HA! Walt Starr FAIL.

Rush Is Dyslexic - He Called Rmoney's Trip Abroad A "Home Run" - He Really Meant......

BREAKING: Gore Vidal dead at 86

"Naaah. Infrastructure spending doesn't matter. Let's have austerity." nobody in India is saying

Did Romney release all his 2010 tax returns?

Romney Group Puts Out Ad Telling You That You’re Not Safe From Terrorism under Obama

MSM has picked up on harry's tax story

Tony Blair's Iraq meetings to remain secret after government veto

(UK) Disposable household income falls again

We 'finished' w spoilers prob for today????

Geoff Davis resigns from Congress, cites family health issue

finally back online, i missed you guys!

Tea party Republican Ted Cruz wins Texas Senate primary

MS Community rallies in support of black couple blocked by church

A Simple Poster that Lays Bare the Country's Two Competing Directions


News you wish you didn't have to read but the headline is misleading. Son of Dem crashes & runs

A Dam Has Burst. More People Admit That Public Sector Cuts Are Holding Back The Recovery

The ED Show - GOP calls for yet another health care repeal vote

Hey, what is a juror supposed to do when another juror wrote to the alertee something worse in an

A word of explanation, since a stink seems to have arisen.

Question about wireless options on new computers.

Close, but no cigar: Burnett no-hit bid leads Pirates over Cubs 5-0

Why, if Mitt Wins, Unemployment May Reach 20%

Smirks and giggles: Romney telling a big lie.

I just gotta say it.. I love the USA woman's Gymnastics team it is my favorite event

The ED Show - Dems prepare for tax fight

sometimes people just surprise the hell out of me

Romney's Remarks in Israel Criticized by China as "Irresponsible" and "Hawkish"

Beckel to Fox: You Put Something on The Air Thats A Flat Out LIE..

The Daily Caller's Highly Suspect Bin Laden Raid "Bombshell" at Media Matters

Do you know why the Republicans are able to get away with all they crap they do?

In case you missed this, Thom Hartmann on 2nd Amendment.

Now Charles Grassley and other Republicans are pissed at Mitt

I talked to my mom in my dream last night.

The ED Show - Did Mitt Romney pay no taxes for a decade?

The ad wars in Colorado.

Looks like Northwest Passage is almost open...probably within a week.

I'm 26 and I feel old (OLYMPIC SPOILER).

just had a

Who reads this shit?

Writer Gore Vidal, 86, has died

Here are some rough numbers for Rmoney's tax returns.

There is a media blackout on Paul Sadler's win for Texas Democratic Senate candidacy

Which Olympic sports do not cost a fortune to train for?

Jon Stewart Mocks Romney Campaign For Gaffes In Poland And Israel

Pub Theology: Beer, Conversation, and God

After Dewhurst loss, it seems Perry might have problems in 2014

Congratulations to Paul Sadler, our nominee for U.S. Senate

Our joking about Romney being inhuman has a kernel of truth. Romney is a psychopath.

Netflix has to pay out on a class settlement??

Will the Huma Abedin comments be enough to derail Bachmann?

Well, that's awkward

A shout out to . . . Long Time DUers, too.

This has to be one of the nuttiest things I've ever heard...

I just saw a Repub election commercial. Should be a DU project to refute it.

Interesting exercise: "Politics" or "Issues"?

London Olympic Highlights

Limbaugh to Idiot Listeners: Romney Hit a Grand Slam Overseas.

Israel's message to Panetta: U.S. can't prevent an attack on Iran

Poll: Pete Hoekstra well ahead of Clark Durant in Michigan's Republican U.S. Senate race

Poll: 65 percent of Democrats support gay marriage

tea bagger cruz to replace relatively reasonable conservative hutchison

Turn it off!

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) Defends Dog Fighting (VIDEO

Small prefab home; nice design

An Angry Sarah Palin Responds To Dick Cheney: He Is Buying Into ‘Lamestream Media’ Spin

Remember the Pennsylvania church that had that fake "terrorism" scare?

ABC: "One More Unwelcome Moment" Ends Romney Overseas Trip

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Tuesday, July 31)

Anyone having trouble with spellcheck when using FF 15.0 on a winXP machine ?

I knocked on 65 doors tonight

Nashua Chick-Fil-A to Sponsor NH Pride Fest.

Syrian rebels acquire surface-to-air missiles: report

Is Claire McCaskill helping Todd Akin in the GOP primary? (Post-dispatch)

Thom Hartmann (7/25): Elizabeth Warren, First anniversary of the CFPB...take that Capital One!

Gore Vidal Dead At 86

Olympic female badminton players face charges

On the future of food: How to feed 9 Billion people sustainably - Prince Charles

Nancy Pelosi: Republican Jews Are ‘Being Exploited’

"So if I understand you correctly..."

Top Pa. elections official (R) admits not knowing voter ID law!

Shopkeeper charged with assaulting jewelry thief

USDOE probing local school district enforcement of residency requirements for possible racial bias

Ecuador to recheck election registration for fraud

My favorite TV show scene ever.

Gore Vidal on Ronald Reagan

I've got to say it...when Obama is re-elected

Classic and memorial: Gore Vidal vs William Buckley

Study: Dispersants may have hurt Gulf food chain

Sorry About our Fake Bomb we planted : US tells Norway

Take Three: Mitt Romney Now Says He Stands By Palestinian ‘Culture’ Comments

Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll's brother-in-law indicted after Pasco drug bust

NHS is failing patients with neurological conditions, claims report

Venezuela Seizes 211 Kilos of Cocaine

Nuclear ‘hard to justify’, says GE chief

Reid to Romney: "Call. My. Bluff."

New Jesus sighting this time its not toast

Top US general: Venezuela not a threat

Top US general: Venezuela not a threat

Locking Obama

Passenger finds needle in Air Canada sandwich

Medicare fraud busters unveil command center

NH man accused of setting Navy sub afire, causing $400M in damage, to be back in court

US bid for expanded Perth base

Colombia’s Figueroa: From Displaced Person to Olympic Podium

billionaire Sheldon Adelson's gambling empire is being investigated by Macau privacy authorities,

Nice picture found on FB

Funding for Lending bank scheme launched

Higgs boson results from LHC 'get even stronger'

"All in all, I would not have missed this century for the world."

Yet Another Court Strikes Down DOMA

Quinnipiac: Obama +6 in OH, +6 in FL, +11 in PA

Prominent climate-change denier now admits he was wrong

Poor Joe Scum - he is about to have a fit about the new poll

Motorway bridges without access roads and dams without water testify to the scandal

Have It Your Way

Hindu Group Wants Religious Arena Combat Game Pulled From QuakeCon

Camosy v. Garnett

Why Not in Vegas?

Have you read the Snopes page on President Obama??

So now it's ok to call another DUer lardass?

Puppy/dog trick suggestions needed

Afghanistan Veterans With Genital Wounds Receive Little Help From Pentagon

Spanking New Quinnipiac/CBS/NYT poll: Obama over Romney in 3 key swing states

Behind California's Ban on Assault Weapons

Is the Israel/Palestine Group where everything goes if it involves Israel? That's dumb...

Syrian rebels execute pro-Assad militiamen in Aleppo

Your terrifying lack of imagination, Mark Morford

No taxes for ten years?!?!?!? The gig is up, Mr. Mitt Romney.

Building Communities: Springsteen and Pakistan

Consumerism indicator of wealth

The Libertarian Con: Favorite 'Rebel' Ideology of the Ruling Class

The Top 5 Most Hypocritical Corporate Sponsors

Genetics prove we are ALL cousins -- 50th cousins at most

DU is not representative of America any more

New Polls Show Obama Has Edge in 3 Battleground States

6 Things You Should Know About the $21 Trillion the World's Richest People Are Hiding In Tax Shelter

Is this good ole GOP propaganda?

Willard "Borat-Fink" rMoney wants to know if he can...

A little Bentinho, anyone?

Nothing to see here folks, move along

The Anti-Addiction Pill That's Big Business For Drug Dealers

Amazing Deep Diving by Imperial Cormorant Bird

I predict, that if Mitt the Twit is crowned pResident in 2013,

Power restored across India after historic failure

Archeologists Unearth Extraordinary Human Sculpture in Turkey

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 1, 1976

Evidently Gore Vidal couldn't handle Algebra.

"No taxes in ten years," a Romney ploy???

Employer: The United State of America -- Occupation: President 2008-2016

Sharp Decline in Terror Attacks After Bin Laden Death

Posted this on Facebook today...

Has any televangelist or other loudmouth explained why God is apparently PO with the states that are

Romney Photo Spurs Domestic Abuse Incident

Some of my Republican friends/family are getting afraid to vote for Romney

“You’ve made your country proud.”

Ex-NSA Overseer Accuses U.S. of Retaliatory Raids

Obama leads Romney in three key swing states: PA by 11, OH and FL by 6 (updated)

New flu virus found in seals concerns scientists

A warm fuzzy for your day (Brazilians rescue dolphin pod)

Walkergate: Looking Up Some Old Friends

Occupy Wall Street Calls To Boycott The 2012 Presidential Election??

"You didn't talk about Poland, Joe!!!"


If You Are An American Taxpayer

ABC (Australia) - Planet Ark Sails Into Timber Jam; Compromised By Corporate $, Say Founders

Yes, yes!! Transportation Department Targets Moving-Company Abuse With New Law

Sharp Decline in Terror Attacks After Bin Laden Death

Higgs boson results from LHC 'get even stronger'

From The WTF File: Dan Lungren (R-CA, 9 LCV Lifetime Score) Pushing To Restore Hetch Hetchy

Olympics badminton: Eight players disqualified

Canadians have more wealth than Americans

Thanks, Republicans!

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- W is for Willard

Is Obama Campaign Focusing Too Much on Bain Capital?

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Intolerance

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- Music

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

The US Bought Another Of These 'Unreliable' $1.5-Billion Ships

The Courage of Conscience

A story of a freindly quiet far right small business owner

The Rich: Once We ‘Clawed Back’ Them All

Obama won PA by 10% or 620,478 votes. New PA Voter ID bill could disenfranchise over 800k voters

Bill Moyers Preview: Suppressing the Vote

NYT Review: ‘The Queen of Versailles’ by Lauren Greenfield

Michigan: Poll that put Romney ahead by one point in last poll, now has Obama up by 6 points

Olympic Badminton Players banned for throwing matches

Kelly Keisling, Tennessee Legislator, Mass Emailed Obama 'Staged Assassination' Rumor

Kansas District 31 Senate Race...

Hiding America’s Recent History

The ADP National Employment Report July 2012

Question about baking gluten free bread

#RomneyShambles: Welcome Back Mitt (DNC)

*** Gets her hammer out and hangs sign for the grand opening of the DU Toy Store ***

Could 'Fifty Shades' give us a baby boom?

EXCLUSIVE: Rafalca Romney, Mitt Romney's Dressage Horse, Speaks to the Voice!

FL, OH and PA Voters think Obama cares about them and Romney doesn't.

DU CONTEST: Mitt Romney VP Pick...

Maybe Europe's not so bad after all?

Why don't soap opera characters ever learn from their mistakes?

President Obama Pulling Away From The Mittster In Three Key Battleground States-OH, FL, and PA

Defeat Eric Cantor! Donate to Wayne Powell TODAY and mopinko will match it. **DOUBLE YOUR DONATION**

ROMNEY wouldn’t even make it through a senate confirmation

Brookings Institute: Romney Tax plan raises taxes on 95% (major issue)

Infighting: Dick "I Approve of Torture" Cheney and Sarah "I Can See Russia From My House" Palin

To Rev Kevin Swanson - who said he wanted to see “Miss Piggy on a bun” or Frog Legs

Free Romney Bumper Stickers! Get some!

Epic smackdown is epic. (Tech columnist replies to a fundy homophobe's letter)

Taylor SWIFT + RFK Jr's son = what could possibly go wrong?!1

Nate Silver; "Ohio polls show trouble for Romney" downgrades Romney chance to 31%

"In Case Of Democrats, Break Glass"

Mitt's Etch-A-Sketch is broken: new ad attacks the auto bailout

MI EPIC/MRI poll: Obama 48% (45%) Romney 42% (46%)

The Origins of Modern Culture

The Christian Science Monitor talks about Romney, taxes, and auditing...worth a look!!!

What's for Dinner - Wednesday Aug 1st

If you thought Romney's foreign visit was bad, just wait until Chris Christie in 2016!

Restoring Mangroves May Prove Cheap Way to Cool Climate

Krugman: Poles Apart

OK...Which one of you has been having fun with the free ads again?

What's your Do-Gooder name? :)

Gore Vidal | We Are the Patriots

Hotlink behavior - are CNN and Fox News verboten?

One of my favorite olympic skaters and DWTS participant is a mitt supporter.....

Romney Tax Plan Helps Rich Most: Tax Group

Boris left hanging in London: Stuck on a zip wire

Welcome to Poland, Mitt!

Recipe wins boy lunch w/ Michelle Obama

Gore Vidal vs. William F. 'Crypto Nazi' Buckley in 1968

Cal Fire losing inmate volunteers

The new Romney attack ads...

Cellphones -- this design flaw is just inexcusable!!!

Fathers in ALL species feel a need to embarrass their children when they answer the door.

Spy vs. Spy 2012:

It was obvious to everyone BUT ohiosmith that he might never gain the maturity to be a father.

Though he doesn't drink & drive anymore, MFM still suffers from debilitating sobriety test anxiety.

MiddleFingerMom's Internet browsing history? JUST NEVER YOU FUCKING MIND!!!!!!!!

Doctor Who actress Mary Tamm dies

Oakland Athletics in July, 19-5; best July by AL team since '56 Yankees (23-6)

Bachmann, The Pretzel Logic Propagandist Patriot

7/30 Crop Update - KS Corn 66% Poor/Very Poor; Pasture 88% P/VP; NE Corn 36% P/VP; Pasture 84% P/VP

Romney Tax Plan Helps Rich Most: Tax Group

Colts' Andrew Luck in practice: "relaxed, sharp and in complete control."

New Obama Ad Pushes Raising Taxes On Millionaires To Lower Deficit

An interesting view of the job market.

Is this thing on? IS THIS THING FUCKING ON?!?!?!?!?!?

8 Biggest Mix-Ups About Health Care Reform


Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. wanted for arrest for shoving a female bartender

RIP Gore Vidal

China to build first polar-expedition icebreaker

Top two percenters to Congress: Raise our taxes. Please.

West Virginia: Judge Strikes Down Water Rules

9th Circuit ruling favorable for Occupiers to hold police, gov'ts accountable for excessive force

Romney to Obama:You've done a terrible job of cleaning up our mess, so everyone should vote for me.

Mitt Toons

9 in 10 minds already made up about November

Support Marriage Equality By Eating At Schnipper’s This Month (NYC)

THe Meadow by The Bridge has a new citizen. We lost My Liddle Buddy this morning.

Chick-fil-A franchise to co-sponsor New Hampshire LGBT Pride event

Does Texting Affect Grammar? Absolutely, May 2012 Study Confirms.

A major factor in being poor is "culture" according to Mitt Romney.

Mitt Romney's European vacation

Manufacturing Shrinks for Second Month as Economic Mainstay Struggles

I Live In Arizona. And I've Noticed Something Remarkable: I Have Yet To See ONE Romney BumperSticker

OK. Time to play Can You Spot the Unintentional Irony in the Photo?

Families are forever

Lol!!!-DICK MORRIS Guarantee "William Jefferson Clinton is going to cast his ballot for Mitt Romney"

Fire Ed DeMarco!! (FHFA head blocking WH housing plan)

Somali comedian who mocked Islamists is shot dead

Support Councilperson Christine Quinn on Facebook. She is the gay NYC Councilperson leading the

Copay-Free Birth Control and Other Women’s Health Care Starting Today

BREAKING: Upon departing Poland for America, Romney orders lackey to purchase "American Phrase Book"

Appeals court: Michigan cities, townships can't ban growing, use of medical marijuana

Phelps “probably not” greatest Olympian: Coe.

Favorite movie with Gore Vidal - Bob Roberts!

Current swing State polls meaningless, don't forget the SuperPACs

Australia: Carr signs uranium deal with UAE

This comic sums up the state of the economy.

The Republicans can try to suppress the vote all they want

The perfect Mitt VP candidate found!!

Just what does the GOP do when they fully realize they're saddled with a loser? Possibilities????

Stephen King loves Randi Rhodes.

Romney: Thriving Poland has “lifted the heavy hand of government”

Iraq sees deadliest month in two years

I Survived The Bush Administration T-Shirt

Voters reject plan to boost transit in the gridlocked Atlanta area

Larry Sabato skeptical on today's Quinnipiac polls

The proper "You didnt build that" retort

Investors of the Lost Ark

Further British success as 6 year-old girl achieves musical chairs triumph at Spanish resort.

Evil Mechanism of ALEC Revealed! Absurdity Today, August 2, 2012

In New Billboard, Romney Campaign Showcases Small Business That Directly Benefited From Obamacare

Israeli PM Says Time Running Out To Stop Iran's Nuclear Programm

At Caterpillar, Pressing Labor While Business Booms

Israel: Millions Don’t Have Access To Bomb Shelters, Gas Masks, Army Warns

Can someone tell me what the hell is going on here?

Cat Lauer

Metro Atlanta transit measure fails; Teabaggers rejoice

Obama Gets Good News In Swing States,

No Burglars Shot And Killed In Chicago, Several Shot And Killed This Year In Houston

Florida Real Estate Mogul, Claims To Be 'Personally Responsible' For George W. Bush's 2000 Victory

Oooops, I forgot in the midst of this busy day (DIAL UP WARNING) . . . .

Can tahini be frozen? n/t

Wesley Clark will campaign for Obama at Vinton event.

ALCU release Android app for caputuring police stops

Even Republicans say Romney wasn't prepared to handle his overseas trip

'When It Rains, It Pours': Global Warming Brings Increased, Heavier Storms

Romney’s Israel healthcare stunner

Another reminder that Russel Pearce (Repuke-AZ) is a moran.

NATO's War Machine Caught Lying Again: Media Publish Photoshop Image Forgery Of War in Syria


The Romney Tour "Big List"

Man starts panic at theater in Fla.

Judge in Florida teen shooting case refuses to withdraw

NOT Baskin Robbins

Harry Reid Loses It

'Mitt Romney Saved The Olympics'

I think I want to start writing fiction, short stories or maybe a novel. Questions.

While everyone's gaze is diverted.....

Prolific, Elegant, Acerbic Writer - Gore Vidal

If Romney paid no Taxes...

Notice a lot of extra bandwidth has been allocated to the channels airing the Olympics?

OK, Is this where I wish Jerry Garcia a happy 70th b-day?

Mitt, Isreal and health care

Anybody Watch The USA/Tunisia B-Ball Game

Colombia's new law recognizes drug addiction as public health issue .

Colombia's new law recognizes drug addiction as public health issue .

Rude Pundit - Very Brief: A Single Question for Mitt Romney Based on His National Review Editorial

Walter Rhett: Mitt Romney’s Manifest Destiny

Congratulations to Marc Veasey of Tarrant County: He won the newest district 33

A bit of perspective:

Wesley Clark will campaign for Obama at Vinton event.

Olympic Weightlifter's Incredible Take-Down of Sexist Jerks:

"Maine voices: Catholic group's anti-gay marriage effort contradicts its history

The Revival of the American Eel

The Revival of the American Eel

This Rocks. Literally. "Marikkkopa" by Conor Oberst

Word Salad responds to Dick Cheney calling her VP nod "a mistake"

Romney resets media strategy--more 'media friendly'

Horrible Disgusting Maggots

Surprise! Romney Tax Plan Favors the Rich

Who wouldn't want this lovely T-shirt?

Got your Olympic diet right here

New Gin from England - now with an earthworm in the bottle

Why Romney’s Pulling Back on PA Ad Spending

The Romney Tax Plan In One Graphic

Tidal Pools: Nature's Putrid Sewers - Horrifying Planet

Pic Of The Moment: The Romney Tax Plan In One Chart

For the record: I'm against this sort of thing. (NSFKHP) where (f)X:KHP = kind hearted people

New Analysis Shows Romney Tax Plan Would Raise Taxes On Middle Class Families By More Than $2,000

New for your garden - Gnombies!!!

Lt. John Pike, UC Davis Pepper Spray Cop, No Longer Working At UC Davis

While I'm Enjoying the Good News... I know this election will still be an epic fight.

Rachel Maddow to Romney: ‘It looks like you’re running from the press’

Mitt Romney Vs. The Media

Health, faith and birth control - LA Times editorial

The Onion: Nation's Lower Class At Least Grateful It Not Part of Nation's Middle Class

Obama slams Romney tax plan: 'Asking you to pay more so that people like him can get a big tax cut'

13 states and DC give President Obama majority approval

Obama blasts Romney's proposed tax cuts

5 Things You Should Know About Religion and Contraception

'Where was God in Aurora?' comments show Internet as church for atheists

APNewsBreak: Vietnam veteran, author Tim O’Brien wins Dayton Literary Peace Prize award


Rachel Maddow - GOP continues moving farther right

The question is NOT "Are you better off than you were 4 yrs ago?" but ---->

get ready for cutness overload....

The next time someone says "most liberal" as a prefix to Washington, challenge them:

Put Rapists on Trial, Not Women

Olympic Badminton Controversy: 8 Women's Doubles Players Disqualified For Throwing Matches

Papantonio: The Gun Conversation The NRA Is Afraid Of

Hey Republicans..... REMEMBER BUSH??

Romney's VP announcement can wait; Rafalco is still dancing

Ahead of runoff election, religious and ethnic smears flare up

Season of the Witch: San Francisco 1967 - 1982

LaTourette: "“We’re talking about building roads and bridges for Christ’s sake."

Houston's Catholic Archbishop Emeritus speaks in support of striking janitors

Jon Stewart mocks Romney’s Israel gaffes: "Jews are culturally some money-making motherfuckers"

Mangrove conservation is 'economic' CO2 fix

Mitt is advertising for his VP on Craig's List now

Where would the GOP be without the abortion, gay rights, 2nd Amendment, and racism as their issues?

Greenpeace finds deep-sea corals on Shell’s Arctic drill site

'Here's the thing'

S.F. Man Found With Enough Ammo for Mass Murder, Had List of Politicians

If you were the pick for Rmoney's VP, would you be a little put off by this enormous

Jealous Boyfriend Allegedly Beats Woman After Seeing Photo of Mitt Romney on Her Facebook

Mystery person's ID sealed in Jim Greer case — for now

Where's Batshit been?

Go for the Gold! (Pay the IRS.)

The Great (carbon) Disposal Service: Can It Last?

New Hampshire’s only Chick-fil-A store breaks with founder to sponsor LGBT Pride

The Victims of Voter ID Laws

Can We Retake the House?

Deflating The GOP's Inflation Fear-Mongering

In Memoriam: Gore Vidal, atheist, humanist, intellectual

Time for an easy poll! Cilantro (as in fresh coriander leaf) ....what do you think of it?

Was firebombing Dresden justified?

Rachel Maddow - House GOP continue fight against health care for women

"Sarah Palin for President!!" The Governor's dream in three swaths:

this is awesome

Dallas Free Health Clinic...

Use Barnes&Noble not Amazon

The Last Word - Romney in a corner, can't respond on taxes

Veep race?

" I had to leave off the top 0.1% of earners, because it made the chart unreadable"

TM - Transcendental Meditation - Your experience with it and can it be learned without the expense?

Has there been a poll of Repubs only regarding Romney's tax returns?

Please do not post ANY OLYMPIC SPOILERS in LBN even if you have spoilers in the title

Occupy Marines press release

The Last Word - Rewriting GOP's idea of elitism

Maybe Mitt can get this guy as veep

TOONS: Willard's Trip Abroad

Trying to find a 5.1 or so chest freezer.....

Hillary Clinton launches African tour with veiled attack on China

Even Huckabee Can't Eat Enough to Keep 'em Going

The Last Word - Another GOP attack on women's health services

The New Misogyny: What it Means for Teachers and Classrooms

They said what??

Beach volleyball at the London Olympics: What happened to their bikinis?

Romney Camp Cited Same Think Tank They Now Denounce As ‘Liberal’

Romney's Bain Capital exit lie!

What was the weirdest part of the country, politically speaking, you have visited?

Talk about job security...

John Fugelsang officially joins the Current primetime lineup

Is OWS making billionaires paranoid?

Children charged in attack on lesbian in Missouri

Study: Romney tax plan helps rich, hurts poor

Do Republicans hate people?

The Last Word - Mitt Romney's 'tough road trip'

Just the basics

The 9 Trillion dollar question.

Am I the only one that must be a mind reader to figure out what my wife

It’s a Big F**king Deal: Free Preventive Care for 47 Million Women Kicks in Today

Evangelical radio host calls blacks ‘drug-addled addicts’ for taking welfare

Popeye's Chicken is a good alternative...

New Romney ad blames auto bailout for job loss

Mitt Rmoney Embarks On Another Foreign Trip.....

Teen Girls: Depression? Really? How About Anger and Powerlessness?

Did you know that if you protest intolerance...

Handcuffed man killed in patrol car.

Londoners Quit Roads as Tube Bears Burden of Olympic Crowds

Who is Angus King? Should we be worried if he wins the Senate seat in Maine?

Howell Raines: When Did the GOP Get So Whiny?


President Obama at a campaign event in Mansfield, OH - pics

Chick-fil-A policy doesn't sadden/piss me off...

Prosecutor: South Boston priest downloading child porn when he was arrested

President Obama stops at the Squirrel's Den in Mansfield, OH - pics

A message from Edwin Lee the Mayor of San Francisco about Chick-Fil-A

Romney Diversion Backfires and Brings More Attention to Botched Foreign Tour

My Favorite Local Columnist Skewers Romney.

Customers line up for Chick-fil-A appreciation day

i personally know some right wingers who will probably suffer massive coronaries or strokes when

Lindsey Graham poses with his Chick Fil A Breakfast (SERIOUSLY!)

Researchers find cancer stem cells that cause tumor regrowth

Someone who speaks Cat-ese - what the hell does my cat want?

Obama hits Romney for ... calling for increased defense spending

Steve Benen's "Winners and Losers in Romney's Tax Plan" chart -- with top 0.1% included

Douchebag Of The Day: Kelly Keisling, Moronic Fear-Monger

From the Southern Baptist Convention: This week, crackers and grape juice...

Greenpeace report exposes land sell-off

Greenpeace report exposes land sell-off

Fed bias shifts towards further action

Chicago: Teen dies days after cops say he was shot during home invasion ...

Hey Malaise, keep your eyes open.

What the Heck is a Bailout?

Attorney to file motion asking judge to allow George Zimmerman to travel

Gingrich says Romney was right on Palestinians

Issa ducking debate with Jerry Tetalman

Gaytheist To Release "Stealth Beats" On Good To Die Records

American Family Association's wingnutty director talks secession if Obama re-elected

Former CIA Asset (Turned Whistleblower) - Susan Lindauer Comes Clean Re: Fed Invlovement in 9/11...

60 House Bills to Name Post Offices, Zero To Fix Mail Service

Peruvian university worries Opus Dei behind dispute with Church

Peruvian university worries Opus Dei behind dispute with Church

"Jobsy the Elephant haz a sad"-or My Adventures With the RNC Donation Survey!!

RADCLIFFE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY: Women, Men, and Food - Putting Gender on the Table.

Snoop Dogg 'born again' as Snoop Lion, readies reggae CD

Charter school chain with local ties runs into trouble in Pinellas

MoJo: Rep Mike Kelly (R-PA) Compares Free Birth Control Day to 9/11

Wave of Volatile Trading Unsettles U.S. Markets

I don't mind incessant jury service, BUT...

Should I be doing anything else? vegetables in a bucket question (pics)

Shellie Zimmerman not at arraingment Tuesday in perjury case

Crowds Stop Traffic to Appreciate Chick-Fil-A

Test flight over Peru ruins could revolutionize archaeological mapping

Arizona’s Russell Pearce Apologizes For Questioning Bravery Of Theater Shooting Victims

Talkingpointsmemo: Romney Camp Cited Same Think Tank They Now Denounce As ‘Liberal’

Must Re-Post This Request

Card-carrying bleeding heart treehugger here:)

Rep. King Goes Birther: Suggests Obama’s Parents Telegrammed Hawaii Birth Announcement From Kenya

Kerry at a 70th birthday party for Max Cleland

President Obama on Mitt Romney's Tax Plan

AT&T has been caught steering customers to Spamdroids and Windoze phones.

Join me in calling for a National Day to Boycott Chick Fil A (Nov 6)

Chick-Fil-A Appreciation----So. Tunnel Road was a madhouse today!

Miami-Dade absentee ballot-fraud probe expands

Saw one Poster for Delaney along a main street in Hagerstown today,

Mitt Romney Better Move to Right, Says Emboldened Tea Party

Having an opinion and Civil rights are NOT the same thing

Interesting ---

With this video I thee post I will guarentee nightmares for anyone viewing it

Man who gave Nazi salute at a basketball match fined £2,500

Neil Barofsky Gave Us The Best Explanation For Washington's Dysfunction We've Ever Heard

Here's a picture for gray warrior

Drumbeat: August 1, 2012

Drumbeat: August 1, 2012

Longtime Critic of U.S. Empire, Iconoclastic Writer Gore Vidal Dies at 86

Argentina speeds up trials of leaders of ‘Dirty War’

Two stories about the crisis

A fact so simple that even Republicans should be able to understand it.

Seabird cam lets you experience diving for food

WHOA! Obama drops the boomstick on Rmoney

TPM: Romney’s Tight Grip On Information Puts Campaign On Defensive Over Taxes

Found on Facebook. LOL - pic

Can we beat Ted Cruz?

NSFW: Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day

Republican likens contraceptive mandate to Pearl Harbor, 9/11

Romney’s Tight Grip On Information Puts Campaign On Defensive Over Taxes

Assange lawyer: US drawing up case of unprecedented size & scale

What songs/albums transport you back in time?

Saw President Obama's motorcade going north on I-77 to Akron today.

University of Minnesota Students petition to Oust Chick-fil-A


Hillary classifies Mitt as a security threat...

WaPo: Nonpartisan Study: Romney tax plan would result in cuts for rich, higher burden for others

The 8 Preventive Health Services that Women Start Getting Free Today

President Obama’s Birth Control Mandate Takes Effect

Thursday Is Alka-Seltzer Appreciation Day

NATO should finish job in Afghanistan, Putin says

The President in Mansfield, Ohio (with pics)

I have some bad news...

'No-cost' birth control under Affordable Care Act begins today

Lake detectives arrest 26 in cybercrime operation

Obama hits Romney for ... calling for increased defense spending

Freaky: Call for policing guidance after Tom Daley gay hate and death threat tweets

Well, summer fun will soon turn into winter excess.

He didn't forget Poland, but he skipped Afghanistan

Best Facebook status EVER!

eHarmony App Helps You Get Out Of Bad eHarmony Dates!

Kurdish minority to seek regional autonomy in post-Assad Syria

When did the GOP become the whiners?

Just went to the Van Gogh exhibit at the art gallery today. Who wants to bet that

4 NATO soldiers killed in blasts in Afghanistan

"Vertigo" tops "Kane" in critics' poll of greatest films

NATO should finish job in Afghanistan, Putin says

Jerry Sandusky upset over sanctions

Health insurance rebates (ala ACA) may keep premiums down FOR EVERYONE

William F. Buckley vs. Gore Vidal 1968

24 Hour Fitness Is Said to Be on the Block, has hired Goldman Sachs to run the auction process

On July 12th Reid said Romney paid no taxes for a number of years (& yesterday claimed a Bain

Mittens is T.S.T.B.P.

I wish NBC would stop lying about showing live events (West Coast Spoiler)

Crazy Muslim bigot Neocon Frank Gaffney Plotting to Take Down (Drown the Government) Grover Norquist

"Do these waffle fries make my fat, hateful ass look fatter ?"

TYT: Obama's 'License To Kill' Being Questioned By Congress

Anaheim Mayor demonstrates Republican mindset of privatizing a response to a shooting

Mitt sure likes to complain. A real downer.

Congress Pushing Postal Service into "Manufactured Default"

'Stop robbing us!' Spain turning into Greece?

President Barack Obama uses a disposable camera to take a picture with a supporter - pic

NCAA Picks Former Sen. George Mitchell as PSU Integrity Monitor

I actually got to hear Lilly Ledbetter speak in person yesterday in Kansas City!

Why You Should Care: HSBC Bad Banking

Speaker Boehner was for the defense cuts before he was against them

Court blocks Arizona 20-week abortion ban from taking effect

Republican likens contraceptive mandate to Pearl Harbor, 9/11


Scum Of The Week...

He didn't forget Poland, but he skipped Afghanistan

BREAKING NEWS: Terminals A, B cleared after bomb threat shuts down SA Intl. Airport

ACLU wins appeal against Arizona's 'most extreme and dangerous of abortion bans'

Chick-fil-A manager in NH to help gay pride fest

Jerry Garcia Would Have Turned 70 Today

Democrats, Republicans Offer Rival Views to Control Health Costs.

Follow the bouncing Mitt

Religion’s fair game if it motivates politics

Boston priest arrested on child pornography charges

Spanish judge hits out at US over Assange

Our Texas, Our Values - restore public school funding

Social Capital accounts for 82% of variation in homicide

A modest proposal to improve Olympic Volleyball

Ecuador wants to avoid Assange's extradition to Sweden

Another Wayne County official indicted

What would happen if there was no influence of religion in our goverment

Rafalca's Impact on Mitt Romney's VP Pick

President Barack Obama contributes to his own campaign

House Republicans Defeat Bill To Extend Bush Tax Cuts On Income Below $250K

Kelly Keisling, GOP Tennessee Legislator, Mass Emailed Obama 'Staged Assassination' Rumor

I thought Rmoney did not want to discuss his governorship in Massachusetts?

Tom Coburn May Delay Tax Extenders Package

I made a facebook page called LIberal State of Mind

Jim DeMint: No More Appointees Until After Elections

CNN: So far 20 Democrats have voted for the Bush Have Mores© Tax Cuts

Myths and Facts About Gun Violence in America

Call out to MS sufferers on DU. I am a sixty year old male diagnosed with late onset

Mitt Romney Better Move to Right, Says Emboldened Tea Party

Fair Trade for Seattle musicians

JERK chicken

School vouchers

How All The Good Jobs Disappeared

So it appears there was quite the turnout for Chick-fil-a

LynneSin bought a new bookshelf.

Congrats ladies - Obamacare's preventative health services kick in today

Adidas Closes Their Chinese Plant As Workers Demand A Raise

like my facebook page liberals only

Former US Officials Call for Bachmann to Be Replaced on Intelligence Committee

Cloudy day, broody thoughts.

Mitt Romney's Plan to Screw the Middle Class

Once again from the why do Republican think taxes are a punishment file?

Margulies Toon: Chick-fil-A segregated drinking fountains

Success! FOUR PAWS Team Rescues Cub from Cruel Fate

Heads Up Southeastern Palm Beach County in South Florida

"Does Mitt Romney Think Red States Are Culturally Inferior?" at C&L

1st guilty plea in neo-Nazi American Front case

Study: Romney Plan Increases Taxes On 95% Of Americans

Scientists Tell Senate Panel: Climate Change Is Here and Disaster Costs Will Be Huge

okay is this trick real or fake?

I slogged through 203 pages of Romney's 2010 federal returns

Truth in advertising

Tampa officials ban puppets in republican convention event zone

In a tweet from Kos...

"ADP jobs report: Private employers added 163,000 jobs" By Tami Luhby @CNNMoney

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Desert Island Recession

Romney aide: Tax Study Ignores The Coming Romney Boom

The Truth About Republicans by George Carlin

I've been accused a couple of times lately of using "RW talking points"

Exclusive: Obama authorizes secret U.S. support for Syrian rebels

Al Sharpton just said about Palin

AP: Impoverished SD Indian tribe debates development

Senators blast House leaders over Postal Service default

Roger Goodell "comfortable" with replacement refs

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee dubbed it "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day."

Judge in George Zimmerman's Florida trial will not step down

Vietnam vet dying because of VA redtape

"America's prosperity requires a level playing field" By Joseph E. Stiglitz at LA Times

What does "TOS" mean in the DU Meta forum?

Mitt " the Git " laid bare ...

Politifact has taken an interest in our Texas Senate Race

Obama Tax Cuts Rejected In House

Ecuador wants to avoid Assange's extradition to Sweden

Will Mitt change people's view of the wealthy?

Krugman: Dooh Nibor

Wait. They were giving away free coupons? Is this true??

"Runaway Slave" -a new documentary film from Conservatives attacks Government and w/be in theaters

White House officials caught out with lobbyists

Obama ad "Donate!"

Dove, please.

right wing death match!

Anyone here able to read Norwegian?

How Congressman Paul Ryan Is Shaping The GOP

WOAI Ch. 4 (San Antonio) News, 6:00 PM Today:

For those who Don't BOAT...the Consequences can be Devastating!

The Green Future Arrives In California As Utilities Hit 20% Renewable Energy Target

"Lies, lies, lies, lies, nothing but lies, lies, lies, that is all they got"

President Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event in Akron, Ohio - pics

My last 20 days

I am so EXCITED!!!

President Obama called the members of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team - pics

Both Parties have got all their chips on the table...

I doubt this will make the news anywhere, but the state of Nevada is BEHIND on SNAP payments.

Dog hurt in Omaha domestic dispute euthanized

Chick fil a facts

Proud bigots cue in support of Chick-fil-A in Houston

GOP Rep compares contraception coverage mandate to 9/11, Pearl Harbor


When you thought it couldn't get any worse in American politics ...

Romney Won't Answer For His Middle Class Tax Hike

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 2 August 2012

(D-NE) Bob Kerrey, (R-NE) Deb Fischer to address rural issues at State Fair debate

Question - Why would Willie Nelson be playing at RNC events

Chick-Fil-A advertisement you want to read

I have question about Friday's unemployment number.