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Archives: September 6, 2011

MI6 knew I was tortured, says Libyan rebel leader

Want Your Made-In-China USA Flag?

World Markets Beset By Recession Fears

Repost: Do you know someone in need of a doctor?

Taiwan busts massive drug smuggling ring

Typhoon leaves 27 dead, 51 missing, causing worst damage since 2004

When Joe Biden is "let loose", it will look something like this.

The Half-Governor ran in a half-marathon in our state.

If you pray for rain, and God sends you fire

Ground Zero cleanup supervisor looking to help Japan tsunami victims

Has anyone heard from BOSSHOG? It's been months, and I miss the Chief.

Bachmann Campaign Head Ed Rollins: Stepped Down For Health Reasons, But 'It's A Perry/Romney Race'

Mr. Cheney - Does This Make You Laugh?

The big outrages from the right...

Countdown is on

Thousands turn out for Labor Day parade (Omaha)

If God is so angry with America

GOP candidates vow to carry tea-party banner

Is a new Daily Show on tonight? Or is Jon Stewart still on vacation?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

I Will Post This Now... Instead Of During The 9/11... Whatever...

Space junk littering orbit; might need cleaning up

Curious about California and its redistricting?

Warren: “I’m going to keep fighting-whether I fight as an outsider or from the floor of Senate"

Dennis Miller on Fox just now: "Any government that robs Peter to pay Paul..."

Brookfield Zoo dolphin dies after apparently colliding with other dolphin

Michael Moore on new book, 'Here Comes Trouble', and 9/11 anniversary

A Little Bit Of Late Night Gershwin For You All !!!

Will belief trump facts?

Mother is the Invention of Necessity (DIAL-UP WARNING)

Occupy Wall Street will lay siege to U.S. greed

Sarah Palin says to do away with corporate taxes so Michelle Bachmann says she will do the

Traffic is down at the DU. Has anyone else noticed? Of course it is a holiday today.

On the fires and breathing problems...

Lincoln quote on Labor.

I can't believe it! MSNBC has Lockup on tonight.

Above The Law - USA (6 Sep 11)

Interactive map of location of Texas wildfires:

Flight from the inferno: 1000s flee as towering Texas wildfires kill 2 and destroy 500 homes

Flight from the inferno: 1000s flee as towering Texas wildfires kill 2 and destroy 500 homes

Disaster help needed in Ulster County, NY

Satirical bake sale asks banks to spare schools millions in interest

Bumper sticker messaging.

Bumper sticker messaging.

Does anyone know if any other country in the civilized world has for-profit prisons?

NE South Carolina - Tornado watch until 2PM

Bill Press show is on now - going to talk about Hoffa and Biden

Seen this yet? (the art work)

Won't Marcus drive Ms. Bachmann?

Back to the hacking hearings in the British parliament

Washington Journal covering the fiscal crisis of the USPS

Christie Sinks to New Low (polling)

GOP House freshmen join list of wealthiest members of Congress

Rabid Dog Briefly Mistaken for Tea Party Candidate

Tidings Are Gloomy for Holiday-Job Seekers

Independent UK: James Murdoch 'was told of hack email'

Minorities become a majority in Washington region

chuckie toad is giddy reporting that Obama's numbers are at an all time low

DOD Official Admits Own Talking Points Pushing Back On Military Cuts Are ‘Not Accurate (TP)

What (Wis Supreme Court Justice) Gableman says he saw doesn't measure up

Rush Limbaugh called in to Washington Journal this morning....

There's something perverse about a nation that pretends to honor labor

S&P Gives Higher Rating to Sub-Prime Mortgages than to U.S. Bonds

Independent UK: Service sector slowdown fuels stagnation fears

My Governor apparently thinks she's Marie Antoinette:

The Rude Pundit: Absence of Labor Day

Hoffa (Tampa Tribune): Scott, state lawmakers (& ALEC) make Labor Day a dark day

9/11 will mean NOTHING to me

Political science: why rejecting expertise has become a campaign strategy (and why it scares me)

Biden in Labor Day speech in Ohio calls for repeal of anti-union bill

Biden in Labor Day speech in Ohio calls for repeal of anti-union bill

Over the Hedge does Rick Perry. Meet Dick Scary

Two Things Obama Got Wrong - Not cornering the market on populism, & misunderstanding his opposition

James Murdoch 'was told of hack email'

Loss of tax revenue for cities?

What will Bachmann do?

Gov. Perry held a mass prayer rally for rain a month ago...

Progressive group slams Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Labor Day

Toles: I know what you're thinking..

Is it illegal in DU to post in response to someone, that you alerted on them? nt

Is it illegal in DU to post in response to someone, that you alerted on them? nt

Today, dems need to yell loud and clear and counter any protest about Hoffa. Tea party has thin

A real "Who's yer daddy" dilemma

A stunning tale of evolution - do not send to Rick Perry

Toon: Will it catch on?

Here's to the workers of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory this Labor Day

Bachmann babysat Gretchen Carlson from FOX. Seriously.

Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar

Bachmann: Why is there a Department of Education?

Flashing you lights

Want to fix the economy? Start here...

CIA's Push for Drone War Driven by Internal Needs

Perry coming back to Texas to deal with fires

Our Vanished Civil Liberties

Joke or maybe not.....The GOP want government so small

Why the young jobless will ruin your portfolio

European Stocks Drop on Merkel’s Election Defeat; Clariant Sinks

The Rude Pundit: Today's Republicans vs. the United States, Part 2 (Post-9/11 Punk'd)

On Google many brick n mortar open business find they are listed “this place is permanently closed.”

Remember this? Mika Brzezinski on Unions: "They cripple the system that makes a company work."

WI-Senate: Tammy Baldwin is in!

Same Sex Marriage Case before the CalSupremes this AM

Hoffa's comments on Republicans--big deal! Here's what Truman said about Nixon

Do you think President Obama should apologize to the teabaggers for the remarks by Hoffa?

My alma mater did a great thing:

Bush lit the house on fire as he left , and Obama's the fireman

Are All Drivers Socialists?

I am confident that Jimmy Hoffa will not wuss out and apologize

Austin and Travis county skyline.... my son was born in Austin...

I love Hoffa! Finally! A public man with balls in the U.S.!

I remember Trent Lott's racist remarks in 2002 at Strom Thurmond's birthday party

FDA, DEA Too Slow to Act

BorowitzReport Andy Borowitz

In the past decade Perry has raised 100 million dollars,half of that came from 204 wealthy Texans.

How you can help the fire victims

LOL !!! - Best Response To The Hoffa Tut-Tutting So Far...

(Informal) 2011 MN State Fair polling results (66% don't want constitutional gay marriage amendment)

TX GOP Slashes Funding For Agency Battling Wildfires While Also Blasting Obama For Not Spending More

TX GOP Slashes Funding For Agency Battling Wildfires While Also Blasting Obama For Not Spending More

News Corp. Columnist Holding Press Conference:"Why GOP Must Win White America for Victory In 2012"

Katrina vanden Heuvel just said the day of Kumbaya politics is over

Rep Doggett just tweeted about fires/reverse 911/cell phones/evacs

The only thing that is buoying up Obama's chances for reelection,

SBIR and STTR programs likely to lapse.

"A criminal is a person with predatory insticts who has not sufficient capital to form a...

I am encouraged to see that we only have about 5 percent of hand-wringers here on DU.

I am encouraged to see that we only have about 5 percent of hand-wringers here on DU.

Need help with a quote.

In Case You Missed This... 'Confessions Of A Bad Teacher' - Salon

Teamsters spokeswoman: "Workers didn't start this war — the right-wing tea party zealots did."

Man Says He Can't Remember Taking Bite Out of 2-Foot Python

facebook question- does anybody know?

Ron Paul ad should destroy Perry within the GOP (video):

Will you be watching

Worried about dominionism? You're no better than a holocaust denier according to the Christian Right

What You Should Know About The U.S. Labor Force

Win A Giffords County Glock

Did Perry use TX fires as an excuse to avoid debating?

Did Perry use TX fires as an excuse to avoid debating?

Is lack of land use regulation the cause of the Bastrop, Texas disaster?

More "free trade"?

Obama's "jobs advisor" sends some jobs to China....

Watching The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills .......

Watching The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills .......

Mayor: Tar balls wash onto Alabama beach

San Francisco Giants fan Billy seems to have vanished

John McCain Inserted Provision to Put Terror Suspects Into Military Custody

Let's make a deal!

Napolitano: Shoes will soon stay on at airport security

Murdoch pays himself $41 Million

From the detestable grifter: Welcome, Union Brothers and Sisters

Media Matters: Fox's Trumped Up Attack On Hoffa Just Latest Example Of Their Selective Outrage

South Korea 'in missile deal to fortify border islands'

I have voted Democrat in EVERY election of my life since AGAINST nixon, & will this time too;BUT OUR

Re Hoffa

Clear cut Redwoods for wine fight story makes Huffington Post:

Hoffa has shown us a way to get their attention.

Texas Is On Fire

A pledge to begin bringing American forces home in July 2011.

AFL-CIO Young Workers Summit Conference, September 29-October 2, 2011 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Oh, what a fucking PANTSLOAD: "Bush: No joy in bin Laden's death"

"The Facts in the Case of Dr. Andrew Wakefield"

Eddie Murphy agrees to host Oscars

Reno paper says 3 dead, shooter "clinging to life."

Is Tamron Hall pregnant or is it just my flat screen exagerating everything? nt

Sweden: Woman severs tongue of would-be rapist

The United States Of Europe ??? - NYT

Quinn to Lay off Thousands (IL)

Anybody ever hear of Robert Wiedemer? (Economy-related; he's one of those doom-and-gloom guys)

Oh that's right CHEENEE never apologized for any words, much less deaths, wars, torture, shots. n/t

Perry cut volunteer fire dept funding by 75%!

Who has seen that Home Hunting International show?

There is a redtail hawk

Rudy: If we get desperate, I'll go

Boner and Camphor are trying to set the tone for the President's speech. Bullies

Carlyle Files for an I.P.O.

Pictures: 18th-Century Ship Found Under 9/11 Site

Check in if you'll be in DC on 10/6.

The media likes to call this group “independents”

Demand Charles Koch apologize for comparing the President with Saddam Hussein

Randi Rhodes show is on in a minute

Randi Rhodes show is on in a minute

Nato halts Afghan prisoner transfer after torture fears

Nato halts Afghan prisoner transfer after torture fears

Why are courts so tolerant of sociopaths?

Anyone else watching the Senate?

A big, fat, public lie trumps a word-choice any day of the week.

Washington Post article: Stopping Bashing Government Workers

Prop 8 opponents: Calif. civilians can’t defend case against state

Romney Reminds Me Of a Trip To Disneyland..

As the dem's strength increases, I don't trust any concessions from the rethugs. They do not want

Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar —By Brad Friedman

Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar —By Brad Friedman

Excorciate... spew... hyperbole... vitriol... who talks like that??

Pat Robertson calls Obama unqualified to be president?

is romney speaking from a jail cell?...screen cap

Post your Hoffa response to the Teabaggers and ReTHUGS

Did A Top GOP Staffer For Sen. Grassley Cover Up Evidence Of News Corp

Will there be a Republican response to the President's jobs speech?

Perry cut volunteer fire department funding in Texas by 75 percent this year

Joe, Mika and their crew of other idiots still pissing their pants about unions becoming militant

Rick Perry awaits Federal dollars and FEMA in Texas:

"Going back to the midwest where people live in the past"

Lets take these SOB's out

Breaking: Report: Several people shot at Nevada restaurant

Roubini: Slowdown Brings Forward New Financial Crisis

Roubini: Slowdown Brings Forward New Financial Crisis

For those who think vaccinations aren't necessary:

We Won’t See Mass Prosperity Until We Rebuild Manufacturing

We Won’t See Mass Prosperity Until We Rebuild Manufacturing

For your pleasure, Jose Carreras - Core Ngrato

For your pleasure, Jose Carreras - Core Ngrato

For your pleasure, Jose Carreras - Core Ngrato

(Hedge) Fund Manager Sentiment Reaches Extreme Bearish Levels

(Hedge) Fund Manager Sentiment Reaches Extreme Bearish Levels

DHS paranoid about Anonymous and the Sept. 17 Occupy Wall Street action?

Wake Me Up When September (11) Ends.....

I wish someone would ask Ron Paul if he is against the Federal Government helping Texas fight these

Romney is channelling his Inner Reagan

Apparently, He’s Not That “Fed Up!”: Rick Perry Requests Federal Aid for Texas - FDL

Paul B. Farrell: Occupy Wall Street will lay siege to U.S. greed

Reported that the majority of those who were shot at in Nevada by a gunman were of

Mother Jones list of millionaire donors to the Koch Brothers reactionary causes

5 victims at the Carson shooting were Nat Guard

S&P Downgrade update! U.S. Market falls 200+

S&P Downgrade update! U.S. Market falls 200+

OMFG - they forgot Liberty University and Palin's five colleges

British Rocker Billy Bragg on Labor Strikes and Songs, Activism, and the Murdoch Hacking Scandal w/v

Yes, We Need Jobs. But What Kind?

A Childhood Lesson from My Mother

A Childhood Lesson from My Mother

Hoffa's words weren't only for the teabagging crowd.

New MA poll: Elizabeth Warren gaining ground in race vs. Scott Brown

Swiss To Estimate Total Amount Held By U.S. Residents In Secret Accounts - Reuters/HuffPo

Bob lutz, former head of GM

Obama Readies Tepid Jobs Plan While The Right Settles in for Economic Apocalypse

Miami federal Judge Adalberto Jordan on track for appeals court post

Chart in Romney job plan blames Obama for job losses in 2007 + 2008 - link to pic

LOL Georgia Works: Boehner, Cantor Embrace Possible Obama Plan For Long-Term Jobless

Texas wildfires torched 1,000 homes in past week

K&R if you like Joe Biden.

Libya: Stop Arbitrary Arrests of Black Africans

Why do Boehner and Cantor want to meet with the President before his speech.? Are they planning to

Well... Hopefully This Is The Week We Pivot, Because We're At Rock Bottom Now...

Well... Hopefully This Is The Week We Pivot, Because We're At Rock Bottom Now...

CNN just played the same doctored excerpt from Hoffa's speech.

CIA’s Push for Drone War Driven by Internal Needs

Right wingers do have a jobs plan..It;s being implemented already

Hmm, which attack is worse for Rick Perry?

Ohio Man Sues Co-Workers After $99M Lottery Win

Political agenda focused on ending workers' rights, not creating jobs

Republican War on the Middle Class and the Poor

Wow! View of Central Texas fire

Must Read: David Korten: "How to Liberate America From Wall Street Rule"

Live Press Conference In Reno At 3PM Reno time (6PM eastern) link here

"In Norway, Start-ups Say Ja to Socialism" And so do I!

So.. Is Dylan Ratigan off at MSNBC "re-education camp"

Two cops shot in Brooklyn gun battle, caps terror-filled NYC Labor Day weekend of shootings

Many baby boomers don't plan to leave their kids an inheritance, feel they've given them enough

'Dancing With the Stars' Contestant Chaz Bono Speaks Out Against Critics

The most beautiful thing I've ever seen

67 people were shot in NY over the Labor Day weekend.

Wisconsin: Chief justice wants Supreme Court deliberations public

Wisconsin: Chief justice wants Supreme Court deliberations public

Bush: No joy in bin Laden's death

Bush: No joy in bin Laden's death

Cantor: No Museums for You

How To Protect Yourself As The Economy Crumbles

Ron Paul attacked war on terror, now he is attacking Reagan. How could he?!!!

Why is Texas calling for firefighters to come and help them

How many of you have birthdays on 9/11?

NAACP county branch in Ohio criticizes "You Mad Bro?" sign at high school as racial intimidation

Why Teapers and Republicans Hate Education

Why Teapers and Republicans Hate Education

General Strke in Italy againt austerity measures

U.N. Study: Austerity Measures Pushing World Economy Toward Disaster - Reuters/HuffPo

Wil America ever be able to forgive John McCain for giving us Sarah Palin?

"CLEAR EVIDENCE": New Testimony Refutes James Murdoch's Claim Of Ignorance In Phone Hacking

Eek! Mouse in pantry halts Nepal flight to Bangkok

Bastrop, Tx fire update:

Solyndra files bankrputcy, employees sue, taxpayers screwn

Mitt's "Jobs" Plan: Tax Cuts For Millionaires, Free Passes For Corporations, Dirty Energy, And .....

HEADS-UP: 'Charles Koch compares Barack Obama to Saddam Hussein' - RawStory (+ Millionaires List)

Well, this is kind of interesting: VT guv asks 2nd homeowners to let flood victims stay in their

5 victims at the Carson shooting were Nat Guard,

Romney - A 59 Step Plan? How long will that take?

The problem isn't crony capitalism,corporatism, or whatever other adjective you can add to it,

Why New Jersey's Antibullying Law Should Be a Model for Other States

2 injured at treatment plant (same plant I was hurt at almost 4 years ago)

Is it Palin or Heath?

Paul Krugman: On the Inadequacy of the 2009 Stimulus

President 'is no longer the favorite to win re-election,' Democratic pollster says

President Clinton had a "war room"...

bin Laden Won. Does anyone here Seriously Doubt That?

Report: Wisconsin school aid cuts rank high

TORTURE Alleged at Chain of CHILDREN's Homes

I no longer think Rick Perry will be the Republican nominee.

This Koch Brothers bullshit is sedition, plain and simple.

Debt Anger Imperils GOP, Democrats Alike

Toon: The American Worker

We all know the ONLY plan the GOP will allow to pass is one that is not big enough to help!

Rick Perry Teabagging' darlin, been a Public employee for 25 years

So I hear that some idiot on MSNBC said today that we Midwesterners "live in the past."

Krueger vs. Krugman...It Matters Which is Going to Washington to Serve Obama

Looks like the MSM have gotten their Perry talking points

Toon: In a Just and Honest World, This would be Dick's Book

my local news showed the 'edited' version of hoffa's speech

Working-Age Adults Make Up Record Share Of US Poor - AP

Working-Age Adults Make Up Record Share Of US Poor - AP

Ok... Tweety Made A Pretty Decent Funny...

Your house vs. fire: Perry takes the side of fire

Clouds Don't Cause Climate Change, Study Shows

DeMint: Unemployed would rather not work but receive all that unemployment $ and food stamps!

At Strategy Seminar, Koch Refers To Obama As ‘Saddam Hussein’ To Be Defeated In ‘Mother Of All Wars’

Wild Fires in Texas


Palin slams Hoffa for 'thuggery'

What if it's a rope a dope plan?

Work ‘till you drop. Stop. Drop. Get up. Do it again.

Our daily WTF

Ahaha! Romney's released jobs plan - shows Obama inaugurated in 2007 (chart + link)

If we're no better than they are than what are we?

Rev. Al just talked about the man who died of a toothache.

Lieberman finally showed up...on the beach...

In the world's breadbasket, climate change feeds some worry

Only 32% of Democrats approve of the direction the country is going

Five good reasons Matt Taibbi and Glenn Beck are alike

TalkLeft: How's That "Pragmatism" Working Out Politically?

MA-Sen: Elizabeth Warren within 9 of Brown

Sorry, Hoffa's comments were a media boon and just fit perfectly into

"I'm outraged that Jimmy Hoffa would dare speak in a way reserved for rightwing AM talk radio hosts"

On the Hoffa statement and the RW...and history

Toon: That Giant Sucking Sound

Bachmann, at a Tea Party rally: "We need you to TAKE OUT" my opponents

What the hung jury in the Larry King case means

Fox Doctors Hoffa Speech To Fabricate Call For Violence - MediaMatters (+ Bonus Pic)

Dear Duers...please offer some positive thoughts to one of our own.

will someone explain why so many union members voted for Reagan in '80?

WTO Upholds Obama’s Tire Industry Relief Decision

We need HELP!

People I know from Texas are absolutely PISSED at Rick Perry

They're going after Hoffa's remarks because they're terrified of people fighting back

Jailed Native American activist Leonard Peltier wins rights prize

The Republicans do not believe that America should be a great country for all

Why do any Democrats appear on Fox?

A group of lab chimpanzees see the sun for the first time, some after 20 years

Steve Coogan: Why I won't let News Corp off the hook

has anyone checked out the google homepage today?

"Better This World" on POV on PBS this Tuesday night 9/6. FBI creating domestic "terrorists

I want all of you to see this very moving and poignant thread from AlienGirl:

John [email protected]: Obama "Jobs Plan" is 300 Billion in Taxcuts

Al-Jazeera Isn’t Welcome in Texas, Reporter Says (High School Bars Him From Interviewing)

Danziger Toon - "But I want the lowest price, no matter what it costs!"

Home-Building Slump May Be One For The Record Books

Funny Pic

Confronted about baby left in car on hot day, dad rolls down window & goes back in bar

"you're a socialist, you don't belong in America anyway. Kindly leave or kill yourself, please"

GOP claim: Scariest thing a citizen can hear is, "I'm from the fire dept. and here to help you."

The Hoffa incident is a clear indicator of what has been missing from our Party.

"If Democrats are going to accept Republican premises, they shouldn’t be surprised if..."

Rick Perry Texas Cut Volunteer Fire Department Funding by 75% This Year

The truth is far more terrifying than any dirty bomb.

Labor has decided to fight back

AUSTIN TX FIRE AREA - Here is info for any in need of horse/farm animal shelter

Former GOP Operative explains why they're batshit crazy.

"Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience."

So let me get this straight: We have to watch what we say because Fox News will frame the narrative?

Elizabeth Warren Steals The Show At Labor Day Breakfast - BostonGlobe

Responsible Cable News Outlets To Devote Sensible Amount Of Airtime To 10th Anniversary Of 9/11

Obama and Jobs: Why I Don't Believe Him Anymore

New Polls Find All-Time Lows For Obama, Congress

This is how fast the TX wildfires are moving (video)

Hoffa Isn't Apologizing

James Hoffa's call to 'take out' the Tea Party: 'Inexcusable'?

Video Game Allows Players to Slaughter "Tea Party Zombies" Like Sarah Palin and Bill O'Reilly

Mr. Pitt, you better sit down: WH backs away from Hoffa comments

Interesting - SF is letting people walk around butt naked

Global weather change and THIS YEAR

Robert Reich: Why Inequality is the Real Cause of Our Ongoing Terrible Economy

Dick Cheney: "....I would encourage (dems) a primary contest, I think that would be a good thing"

So the Republicans will not let ANYTHING happen that will

"Fertile Ground": White Nationalists Organize Within Tea Party

Dear Aliengirl

LOL: Bipartisan agreement? Seeking common ground? Uh-huh, and I've got a bridge to sell you.

How my grandmother became a union maid.

The CIA and the Drones: How the Agency Became 'One Hell of a Killing Machine'

Obama and Jobs: Why I Don't Believe Him Anymore - by Matt Taibbi

If Obama backs down in the face of this Hoffa thing, I am going to lose my fucking mind.

Rick Perry: The EPA ‘Won’t Know What Hit ‘Em’

TX Blogs: "Texas Is Burning From Rick Perry Budget Cuts"

TX Blogs: "Texas Is Burning From Rick Perry Budget Cuts"

Nudist: Please cover up the seat at least

The irony of the people who vote conservative because "Someday I might be rich too!"

Hoffa's comment has lit a fire under dem's base and everyone is ready stand up to the

When is it going to be okay to use the “N” word?

Compact fluorescent bulbs: Yet another con. Just like ethanol.

"No culture can aggrandize its ruling classes generation after generation without impoverishing

Perry "Frustrated" by Fed Response to Central Tx Fires

Would this have been too much to ask?

Rhode Island considers radical moves as pensions put state on brink

"I told Newt he looks fat" (Alan Grayson)

While our party worries about "the left", the centrist No Labels is making a move.

While our party worries about "the left", the centrist No Labels is making a move.

Worried about dominionism? You're no better than a holocaust denier according to the Christian Right

Perry Endorses 'Heartbeat Bill' that would “ban abortion as early as 18 to 24 days after conception.

Crushing Postal Workers Will Not Solve USPS Financial Woes: Postal workers won't go quietly

In 6 years, I've paid $70,000 to my mortgage companies ...

Filipinos hunt 2nd killer croc after 1-ton catch

Don't judge me! A cooking and math question :-)

Adds a whole new perspective to LOTR, innit?

What is your go to recipe for pot luck dinners? Mine is the taco dip with the layers

They say 'smoking' ages you quickly? Try 'technology'.

Fiesta de la fuzzball sombreros

If you get there before I do

Into Dust, Mazzy Star

applegrove has never had text.

Got dinner all picked out for tomorrow...

So gouda you to ask.

PHOTO: Back in his college days, MiddleFingerMom ALWAYS enjoyed a cocktail or two before dinner

This week I'm gonna look for new business while wearing KISS makeup. Which character should I be?

As a Truck Driver, I have to say those guys on "Trick My Truck" do a buttload of impractical stuff.

To close out Labor Day weekend: "Darlington County" by the Boss

Kali has been trying REALLY hard to motivate herself... but her brain has been Intertubated.

Family Guy tonight

Annointing Of Seer -- High On Fire

Stories from the Road: Duality

TRAGIC photo: Since his movie came out, The Mighty Thor© has REALLY let himself go.

Allen Ginsberg reading "America"

Fortunately... it's NOT rocket science.

MiddleFingerMom doesn't find the same quiet joy in going down to the park to feed the birds.

I never start these "pic threads" but I found this really cute pic of me from the mid-50's.

Black Sabbath - Solitude

my first tattoo

It seems that EVERY young woman with whom poor young MiddleFingerMom became 'close'...

This year's Detroit Jazz Fest was one of the best ever!

If you like webcomics, here's a short and scary one.


Undercover Study Reveals 7 Out of 10 Keebler Elves Don't Wash Hands Before Returning To Workplace

Eric Burdon and The Animals - When I Was Young

Amazing! Managed to log back in after how long?

1,700 pairs of panties strewn along Ohio road

Though the PACE of MFM's life has slowed vastly... that doesn't mean that it's any less interesting.

Do texts work on a regular cell phone? I've never texted.

When I was a teen, I couldn't wait to get rid of our black rotary phones and replace them with

I lost my dog on Friday.

MiddleFingerMom has discovered that, when they prescribe water pills for your high blood pressure...

Rolling Stone selects 10 worst songs of the 1990s (two of which are the funniest songs I've heard)

Rich Astley a rickrolled joke, nope, he is the man- check out this newer video I found

Pet Insurance Company has "Hambone" Award

All of Your Things

Made For Love

One At A Time



For all you animal lovers out there tonight..

Lost Where I Belong


PHOTO: Opportunities For Musicians! WOW! Recession? WHAT Recession? USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA!

PHOTO: Did you GET that memo about the TPS Reports? Well, I'll just shoot you another copy, m'kay?


Crank it up f'n LOUD!

Holy Funk/Munoz Make Em Go....

PHOTO: MiddleFingerMom's cubicle in his last job was worse than Milton's in "Office Space"...

Golden Lady

Everybody Loves the Sunshine

I Need You Close


haha, in non-bicycle news, Check out GOOGLE!

Flying to LA

Flying to LA

Make Me Stronger


Blues Alley

Yesterday, I went to the grocery store.

Simili Life

Lovely Bloodflow

Is Steely Dan's "Deacon Blues" the greatest song of loss or what?

Bully Cat - The Translation

Cheating while cooking. To make a zesty tomato sauce for spaghetti add a can

Frenchman ordered to pay wife damages for lack of sex


Rush and Madinmaryland All together for ONE night - Really?......

Traffic is down at the DU. Has anyone else noticed? Of course it is a holiday today.

I'm glad MFM puts safety first when purchasing his beer.....

Found on the web

PHOTO: Another THRILLING chapter from MiddleFingerMom's autobiography...the grammar school years!

Cum and Gone

Way to step up PHISH!

Date night at "Casa de Amerigo Vespucci":

Time for the DU pick 'em NFL football season!

Dinner's ready!

Trombone Shorty - Hurricane Season (Live @ the KEXP Bumbershoot Music Lounge)

Why does the Science Forum get away with sex threads?

The best thing about being a Lounge Lizard...

DAMMIT! The Original Bonanza Theme Song Has LYRICS!!!!

What should I write on a blank RSVP card for a wedding in which I can't attend?

Okay -- I have to admit it. Sometimes I "wet" the bed. Anyone else?

Giraffewarrior... FREE THE DUCK!!!!!!

IS Holiday In Cambodia the greatest song about a country just south of Laos or what?

PHOTO: Christmas 1968, the "trigger" for MiddleFingerMom's decades of new age self-help studies.

after you get a tooth pulled...

Eyes on the Pies

Another thing about THE HELP, just so you know,

At the end of a rainbow, there's no pot of gold. It's...

In memory of the great Freddie Mercury - post your favorite song by Queen

Dam goats!

Griff's Burgers, Texas: "Formica, loudspeakers, Styrofoam, enough saturated fat to stun a gazelle"

Well, I'm back in school.

I am gonna SING my way to happy! Song suggestions please?

Aren't bicyclists supposed to follow the same road laws as motor vehicles?

How Cats Consider The World

What was your best artistic moment? I once did a yellow "wash" on the walls

"Feel Good Inc." by Josie Charlwood

Wait! Detroit Tigers are in First Place - how the hell did that happen?

Update on the squirrels:


How can a little bird with a brain the size of a grain of rice figure this out?

I wish they'd stop harassing those poor nuns.

Things are changing fast as I die by inches. Today my voice is hoarse

Is Frank Zappa's "Montana" the greatest song of floss or what?

This has got to be the BEST True Blood season EVER!!! **spoilers**

"Butt naked" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to in include "butt naked".

Prayers, vibes, and anything else you have needed for a very sick baby and her folks

Lee's remnants spawn Ga. twisters, drown Miss. man

T-Mobile USA Owner to Study Deal Options

Conjoined twins successfully separated by doctors after 6-hour surgery in China hospital

Man in hostage standoff near Sydney court

Latino leaders not optimistic about 2012 races

ConocoPhillips struggling with China oil spill

Phone hacking and riots hearings

US recession fears savage world financial markets

Large Libyan convoy arrives in Niger

Former church members react after closing of mega-church is announced

Closed, Says Google, but Shops’ Signs Say Open

Brush fires break out across Los Angeles Co.

Obama ratings sink to new lows as hope fades

Know your Constitution: A tea party test for GOP field in South Carolina

Members of debt panel have ties to lobbyists

Rollins to step back from Bachmann role (I'm worn out.")

Archaeologists discover remains of a Roman gladiator school in Austria

Steve Coogan: Why I won't let News Corp off the hook

Afghan prisoner torture fears in UN report

James Hoffa's call to 'take out' the Tea Party: 'Inexcusable'?

Super PAC backing Rick Perry to spend $55 million to beat rivals, documents reveal

Michele Bachmann Campaign Changes: Chief Ed Rollins, Deputy David Polyansky Leave Top Roles

Al-Jazeera Isn’t Welcome in Texas, Reporter Says (High School Bars Him From Interviewing)

Shell, BP Resume Gulf Platform Operations

Scott clears the way for Kaine

Iran newspaper closed down amid row over Mahmoud Ahmadinejad satire

BART protesters plan Thursday demonstration

Executives Dispute Account of Murdoch Son in Hacking Case

US services sector accelerates in August

Sunoco to sell or close S. Phila., Marcus Hook refineries

US banks offered deal over lawsuits

Hague court jails ex-Yugoslav army general

Mexico arrests US man accused of smuggling grenade parts for Sinaloa cartel

Court: Some data on government cell phone tracking should be public

Indigenous US activist Peltier wins rights prize

Ikea 'used political prisoners in GDR as slave labour'

Officials: 1,000 Texas homes burned in past week... 852 Homes Lost in Last 48 Hours

Senate Democrats boost disaster aid

Leak Offers Look at Efforts by U.S. to Spy on Israel

Sprint Sues to Block AT&T's T-Mobile Takeover

Feds: Nuke plant among two worst (flooded Ft Calhoun, Omaha)

Oil exploration under Arctic ice could cause 'uncontrollable' natural disaster

Phase one of world’s first commercial spaceport in America is 90% complete

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Rep. Baldwin runs for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin

Ron Paul: Rick Perry was Al Gore's "cheerleader"

Tea party, right blast Teamster president Hoffa’s remarks; Bachmann fundraises

England riots to cost taxpayers at least £133m in policing and compensation

Carlyle Group Files SEC Documents so It Can Go Public

8 Reported Shot at Carson, NV IHOP

Romney unveils sweeping plan for jobs, economy

Romney unveils sweeping plan for jobs, economy

Administrative Law Judge finds New York nonprofit unlawfully discharged employees following Facebook

Texas cut fire department spending by 75% this year

Black Man’s Family to Sue White Teenagers for Wrongful Death

Yahoo's Carol Bartz out as CEO

Treasurys up; 10-year yields hit record low (1.94%)

Petraeus takes over CIA

Petraeus takes over CIA

Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

Court: Arizona same-sex partners entitled to benefits

Ex-Citigroup Executive Foster Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

Summer of Discontent Slams Obama and Republicans – ABC News / Washington Post Poll

Paramilitaries to testify against Drummond: Report (US coal company in Colombia)

Paramilitaries to testify against Drummond: Report (US coal company in Colombia)

This Law Directly Benefits Poor Communities

POLLS: Perry Holds Huge Lead Over Romney (Perry +15, Perry +19)

Prescient 1910 Speech by T. Roosevelt includes a warning about Bachmann!

Yahoo News : "Sara Palin 'Major Announcement' Flakes Out"

At Strategy Seminar, Koch Refers To Obama As ‘Saddam Hussein’ To Be Defeated In ‘Mother Of All Wars’

Upton’s Supercommittee Seat May Cost Him in Next Year’s Election

Voters still side with Dems’ economic agenda

With FIXED NOISE!! going after Hoffa for his so-called insult did they go after the Cock Brothers

Obama: Not an angry mammal.

If President Obama Loses in 2012

"Obama’s current approach isn’t even gaining him credit on the deficit"

Despite disapproval on economy, majorities/pluralities favor Obama's actual policies

I wonder how many Repugs and Dems could sing, "I owe my soul to the Koch's Co. store!"

If Bloomberg Was Running For President.....

(Guinness Guys) BRILLIANT!!!

One year to Charlotte!

Has Perry been campaigning outside of Texas the last few days?

Exclusive: The Koch Brothers' Million-Dollar Donor Club

today's gallup... 43% approve, 50% disapprove

Look how two "liberal" media outlets treat Obama:

Mittens sounds like Ronald Reagan on crack

Romney is a fuckin' genius!

Romney Chart Falsely Blames Obama For Job Losses In 2007, 2008

Does anyone know if they poll cell phones yet?

Romney's broken record...

In 2002, House Republicans voted FOR a stimulus package!

POTUS shows some fight in Detroit (updated)


Obama Said to Plan More Than $300B Jobs Package - still being finalized, some proposals could change

Rick Perry: The EPA ‘Won’t Know What Hit ‘Em’

OK I know this is silly, but both Romney and Perry are

RE: Disrespect of President Obama. Have ALL the Dems in Congress

Perry says needs federal funds to fight fires. But, but I

Mitt Romney's Economic Plan...SOS (Same Old Shit)

Stupid ass Tweety: I don't believe this poll that people still like him personally

Supporting Obama doesn't mean enabling a bad decision he makes

So my younger brother is a Republican and an atheist...

So my younger brother is a Republican and an atheist...

Let's be clear: Any jobs initiative supported by the Republicans is probably a piece of shit

**Coming soon** News Corp News Conference on "Why The GOP Must Win White America For Victory in 2012

President Obama in Detroit on Labor Day defies the laughable myth that his "base" has deserted him

on Tweety: Suggest Obama should step down and not seek reelection

Perry-Gate: The File (A categorized list of possible transgressions with links to relevent stories.)

Does Obama SUPPORT Labor Unions in the United States?

The Four Freedoms - Franklin D. Roosevelt

President Obama on Labor Day

Labor History

Creating Revolutionary Communities

Hashid Markos raps for Peace (in commemoration of the Chicano Moratorium) Fresno, CA

Parody: Hershey's Spokesman On Exploiting Cheap Foreign Labor In The US

Fox News Edits Out Full Hoffa Speech To Create Hate

PBS discussion of the state of labor with AFL-CIO deputy chief of staff and 2 others

Fresno, CA nurses and others hold rally to make Wall Street pay to Heal America

Counting the Costs of the WAR On DRUGS!

Papantonio: How Obama Can Win The Job Creation Debate

Joe Biden To AFL CIO: "It's About Time We Stand Up"

Folk Music Video with moving pictures - Justice Through Music -

On Rick Perry and Superman

TDPS: 1st Openly Gay GOP Candidate - Why are you a Republican?

Infrastructure Bank -- An Economic Elixir?

TYT: French View Of Sex & War In America

Wingnut Week in Review

Jim Hoffa on CNN's John King, USA: You can't deal with tea party

Elizabeth Warren: America’s future depends on jobs

I Support SB 48 - Gay Is Right

20,000 Protestors To Occupy Wall St.

Typhoon Talas leaves deaths and landslides in Japan

Four Horsemen - Official Trailer I

James Hoffa Calls Out The Teabaggers, "Take These SOB,s Out"

Papantonio and Harry Shearer Discuss “The Big Uneasy”

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/ Great Minds - Dr. David Graeber Debt: The 1st 5000 years part 1

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/ Great Minds - Dr. David Graeber Debt: The 1st 5000 years part 2

TDPS: If Jobs Are GOP's "#1 Concern," Wouldn't They Want Obama Jobs Speech ASAP?

Japan hunts for survivors as Typhoon Talas death toll rises

Tea Party/ Glee Parody

Social Security: Promises Made, Promises Broken?

Longtime Company Worker Loses Job, Insurance During Health Crisis

Thom Hartmann: A French Revolution on Corps - off with their Corporate Heads!

TYT University: College Graduate Wages Decreasing (Ana & Alyona)

Qantas Race Row

Ship Breaking in Bangladesh

Young Turks: How Rick Perry Got Rich On The Job

The Dear Leader does Pipelineistan

As Economy Lags, New Study Reveals 25 Top Firms Pay More to CEOs than in Taxes

Exclusive Audio: Inside the Koch Brothers' Secret Seminar

FedEx and Pepsi Are Top Defense Contractors? 5 Corporate Brands Making a Killing on America’s Wars

Feldman: Bin Laden Fulfilled His One True Ambition

The cyber crime tide is turning

Libya: The real war starts now

Noam Chomsky: Was There an Alternative? Looking Back on 9/11 a Decade Later

"Unions helped secure benefits, fair pay for all"

SPIEGEL Interview with Mikhail Gorbachev

Ayn Rand Preferred Marx Bros. to Libertarians, Ripped Reagan

Why Goodwin Liu Matters

Profit Motive Underlies Outbreak of Immigration Bills

The Horrific Labor Practices Behind Your iPhone

Robert Gates Says Israel Is an Ungrateful Ally: Jeffrey Goldberg

A Labor Day Tale Of Three Cities: Pittsburgh, Birmingham and New Orleans

One German State's Losing Battle Against Extremism

¿Goodbye, Mediterranean Diet?

More Bad News on Jobs: Stores Trim Holiday Hiring

What Democrats can do about Obama: A Democrat argues that 2012 nomination should be debated

Paul Krugman on Austerity and Its Consequences

U.N. study savages U.S., European economic policy

Harper’s Magazine Presents: The 9/11 Effect

Nuclear winter is a real and present danger

Economics of Distributed Renewable Power - Why We Should Democratize the Electricity System, Part 2

Peak oil review - September 5

Drumbeat from the holiday weekend...

The OSV Bold

Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to decreased mental and motor development

Crop Performance Matters When Evaluating GHGs

Not much denier talk coming out of Texas these days.

Calculated Soil Moisture Ranking Percentile, 9/4/2011

Novel Magnetic, Superconducting Material Opens New Possibilities in Electronics

Sunoco to sell refineries

Cabo Pulmo National Park is the most robust marine reserve in the world, thanks to fishing ban

Microbes generate electricity while cleaning up nuclear waste

Oil exploration under Arctic ice could cause 'uncontrollable' natural disaster

Confessions of a Nuclear Power Safety Expert

Noda Tells Wary Japanese Nuclear Power Is Needed to Save Economy