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Archives: July 12, 2012

My 80 year old dad renewed his voter registration today...just so he could vote for Obama.

Three D.C. Council members call on Gray to resign (Mayor Vincent Gray)

When Black Metal's Anti-Religious Message Gets Turned on Islam

FOX's Eric Bolling Can't Figure Out Why Mitt Romney Has A Swiss Bank Account

Army Demonstrates a Weapon That Shoots Laser-Guided Lightning Bolts

Mitt lied yet again. On Big Ed show just now

MISSOURI: Governor (Democrat) Signs Two NRA-Backed Bills into Law Today

Hooray for the 1% (as long as they play for your team). - Peyton buys $4.5 M home.

A little while ago I had one of the saddest phone calls I have ever recieved.

Presbyterians overwhelmingly vote for boycott of settlement produce

Striking farm workers at a Central Valley fresh tomato company win union representation election

MISS KITTY CAME TO THE BALL.. her gown amazed the guests!

If Jim Matheson loses in November, he'll have himself to blame.

Come una Pietra Scalciata (Like a Rolling Stone)

"Toe-besity" Surgery on the Rise

Scientologists plan Hollywood TV studio

Ameren UE is seeking a 14% rate increase

Self delete

UPDATE 2: Texas E-Z-Trip (C-store) Shooting of Violent Drunk

Anti-drug abuse measure drives many addicts to heroin

Sexual Objectification 3: Daily Rituals to Stop

Taxes have NOT risen under Obama for ANYONE......

xkcd- Relativistic Baseball

It's getting harder and harder to tell applegrove and CaliforniaPeggy apart.

If you're both a dog AND a cat person simultaneously... BEWARE: Your dog is in grave danger!!!

It's getting easier and easier to spot the rightwing trolls that slip in amongst us.

Phone genealogy:

Limbaugh: Romney sounded like Snow White with testicles at NAACP..

MiddleFingerMom has finally figured out how to incorporate LOTS of veggies into a well-balanced diet

True confession time!!! MiddleFingerMom has fallen DEEPLY in love with Mitt.

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Accused Burglar Incorporates Self

Taking back the factory (New Era Windows They want to buy the factory)


Start it up: the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' first gig

HBO's The Newsroom... punch in the gut truth...

CNBC: Wall Streeters Buying Testosterone for an Edge

Mitt Romney Tried to Rig NAACP Crowd by Flying in His Own African Americans

First lady Michelle Obama visits the Blanchard Park YMCA in Orlando, Fla. - pics

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammo . . .

Facebook meme: Apparently, I’m supposed to be more outraged . . . . . .

Take One Look At This Quote By Harry Truman And Let Us Know Which Side You're On

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. being treated for "mood disorder"

OSHA Declines to Issue Rule Protecting Workers From Heat

33 reasons why Republicans shouldn’t have voted to repeal Obamacare for the 33rd time

Provocative art put Catholic nun in the middle of 1960s maelstrom

The Line

Imagine if Republicans voted 33 times on a jobs bill...

Can Democrats Seize the Romney Opening, and Not Let Go This Time?

Reading recommendations?

Bernie Sanders On Why Some Billionaires Are Running For The Border

My mom is 88 years old today (everybody calls her Bea)

Police Error May Have Created False DNA Link Between Occupy Wall Street Protest and 2004 Julliard

It used to be that public school teachers were valued by Democratic politicians.

Are Banksters Redeemable? Interview With Former JPMorgan Director John Fullerton

On the News With Thom Hartmann: Taxes in America Are at a 30-Year Low, and More

Here's What The 'American Dream' Means For Guys Like Bush And Romney

TCM Schedule for Thursday, July 12 -- What's On Tonight: Bob's Picks

Be sure to catch Rachel's opening about the Romney fundraiser

In case your not aware of this. (UPDATED)

Creating an Unhealthy America is a Pre-existing Condition for the Right Wing

i saw the Obama ad Rachel is showing now on Florida TV

Movies that made you want to gouge your eyes out?

Midwest Drought May Spark Food Inflation

Romney did it on PURPOSE! (re NAACP)

Electric rates not falling along with fuel costs

Study: Sept. 11 most memorable TV moment

New Obama Ad Contrasts Romney's Plan to Raise Middle Class Taxes With Obama Tax Cuts

Maryland voters likely to decide congressional map

Good News for Baby Sea Turtles!

DNA Links Occupy Wall Street to September 14, 1901 Assasination of William McKinley...

When you turn teachers into minimum wage employees, all they can teach is how to make minimum wage

Why is there a naked man in Mary Poppins?

Digsby platform to be open sourced

Democrats vow to block 'immoral' cuts to food stamps for poor Americans

Mitt Romney Admits REAL Reason He Visited NAACP

Romney calls the people who booed him freeloaders

Jeter: Boston is really where they boo

(Brazil) Government $1bn deal to controversial Petrobras deep-sea oil drilling

Update: Pit Bull "Lennox" Was Put to Sleep Today

In essence Romney calls AA leaders cowards.

NY Fed to release Libor documents Friday: official

Did anyone get the full Romney quote...

NY Times reports - Blunt Romney Says He Offers a Better Chance for Blacks

Chris Hedges: " Days of Destruction Days of Revolt" June 29th 2012 Seattle

Rmoney's offshore accounts and the strategy

~~~July Photo Contest Finals~~~

'Easy' parking spots for women introduced by German mayor


Hungary's Thick Red Line

Study finds no long-term negative cognitive effects from marijuana

~~~July Finals are up in GD.~~~

The ED Show - House Republicans vote to repeal health care

Rmoney: "I do not have a hidden agenda..."

Still do not understand why politicians think they have the right to say ....

Turn on Lawrence right fuggin' now

Front row at the NAACP Romney speech

COPS: Banksters Gone Wild

Don't honk at old people

Under ACA (aka Obamacare) won't Congress be forced to use

Alan Grayson: Gov. Rick Scott will have blood on his hands (Video)

A scandal over rate-fixing is about to hit the US

Dear Cracker Jack

The ED Show - Will Republicans raise taxes on the middle class?

BREAKING: Romney just said that Blacks just want Free Stuff from the Government!

The ED Show - Romney helps the rich get richer

Inspiring and heart warming

The “Uncertainty” principal – What they really mean

Japan, China in fresh territorial row

Fury grows at Islamabad's NATO u-turn

DU doesn't suck and it can't be made to suck and SoPs don't make it suck. n/t

Obama is going for at least one state that pundits say can't go Republican again.

The ED Show - Debunking the Obama tax myth

So, Florida saved a bundle by drug testing welfare recipients, right?!?!

Police: 17-year-old shot robbing home with two other men.

I don't think there are going to be any debates

"Free stuff"? Maybe Romney is projecting.

Marquete U. poll: Obama's lead in WI goes from 6% to 8%

Tim Tebow and Derek Jeter are in a streetfight in the middle of the road...

Fox and Friends Picks Fight With a Military Hat. (TYT)

Bet this old but never used political ad will be used a lot

I Think Mitt May be the First Presidential Nominee to Completely Melt Down on Camera.

Security guards indicted in Dante Price death, Dayton Ohio

Will Romney be the Republican candidate for President?

Which DU username would be the most fun if it were a sex position?

25% of Romney bundlers hail from finance sector

ESPY's.....anyone watching....and did Aaron Rodgers win???

Mich. Supreme Court will hear emergency manager repeal case

More fun with mental defectives

My favorite part of Mitt's NAACP speech (No boos, secret black friends, free stuff. Mitt connects?)

Pack of raccoons attack woman leaving her with over a 100 lacerations, sending her to hospital

Cooper the Puppy Maltese visited my Teeny Tiny Group this week! (video)

So is there a UN forum or group? I can't find it & I don't know where to put this.

"The GOP’s crime against voters" By Eugene Robinson at WP

CT Governor Malloy pickets with striking nursing home workers

LPAC, Lesbian Super PAC, Launches With Backing Of Billie Jean King And Jane Lynch

Fire on the Mt. Charleston mountain range.

The Business of War: SOFEX

WebTherapy - funny as HELL

Romney Invested Millions in Chinese Firm That Profited on US Outsourcing

I love my relatives...really I do, but when they try to argue with me politically...

What is the proper punishment in this case?

Romney should've just stuck with the speech he usually gives to black audiences

Well shit! I just found out two of my old girlfriends got together......

Go Away Stalker!

Wayne and Dubya

Health Care Law Repeal Efforts By House GOP Cost Nearly $50 Million: CBS Report

Good grief! To listen to the pukes talk

Mainstream Media Slams GOP For Wasting $50 Million on ACA Repeal Votes

San Bernardino bankrupt: Blame pet projects, not labor, union says

Just got push polled for WA gov & President

Jesus Loves Me, Cyanide & Happiness told me so

Chip-hungry Olympic workers celebrate freedom from McDonald's monopoly

I'm having trouble at "Media Matters" with their videos.

Went to the Farmers Market with my mom today..........

Direct TV is owned by right winger baloney

It's cooler today so I ventured out to the Arboretum.

GOP Fights ACA 31 times, But It's Still There...

Messaging 101: "Everybody In The Country Keeps Their Tax Break On The First $250k They Earn"

Check it out. Rand Paul is trying to replace a treasonous oath to Grover Nordquist

Feds: No change in illegal immigration checks by Arizona police since ruling

Ravitch says George Will understands Chicago schools better than Obama, Duncan or Emmanuel.

New bill could make biotech companies immune to federal courts

Who Were The Dems In The House That Voted With The Repugs For Repeal Of ACA?......

To Beat Odds, Poor Single Moms Need Wide Safety Net

Its over!

BofA Give-Away Has Few Takers Among Homeowners: Mortgages

ATF gun purchase form profiles Latinos and Hispanics

Union Workers Replaced With Prison Labor Under Scott Walker’s Collective Bargaining Law

Drunk Talk...Health Care

(Sarah Fox/Occupy Wall Street) DNA Match Tying Protest to 2004 Killing Is Doubted

I think this could be a very big deal: Mitt Romney stayed at Bain 3 years longer than he stated

TCM Schedule for Saturday, July 14 -- The Essentials: Fred MacMurray

Green Party passes on Roseanne Barr as vice president nominee

One of my cats was hit by a car

More US homes facing foreclosure risk in June

New Obama Ad Hits Romney Hard On Outsourcing Jobs to China

Republicans attack President Barack Obama for Hugo Chávez remark

F.D.A. Won’t Order Doctors to Get Pain-Drug Training

So tired of being in pain

What I learned at the Farmers Market today...........

"The man who loves money will never have enough."

Poll glitch.

The LIBOR scandal explained in one graphic (Warning: HUGE image)

Thom Hartmann: The Religious Right Field Tests Plan for Beating Obama

Thom Hartmann: Pass a Constitutional Amendment that Voting is a Right!

Vice-President Joe Biden to give the Keynote Address to NAACP Convention Thursday

"You have Hepatitus A and C" News from the Health Care Front

House Agriculture Committee Agrees on Farm Bill

Funny but True

Carlos Henriquez, Mass. State Rep., released on bail, denies kidnapping and assault accusations

Brown Raises $5 Million In Second Quarter; Warren raises $8.6 million

City Council Demands U.S. Senate Action on Federal Judicial Vacancies

Romney On NAACP Booing: If They Want More Free Stuff From The Government Vote Obama

Open letter to the DFL: Our voter registration cards arrived today

Does anybody know if Tweety is okay? He hasn't been on this week (again).

Maryland Power Companies To Bill Customers For Lost Service

Gov. George Romney Would be Ashamed With His Son Mitt Today

David Corn: EXCLUSIVE: Romney Invested Millions in Chinese Firm That Profited on US Outsourcing

What's really weird is that we all are fighting so Tea Partiers can have a better life.

Thom Hartmann Vs. Tanya Marchiol: Put an end to all Billionaires! (dumbest guest ever?)

Uribe conspired with paramilitaries: AUC commander .

Uribe conspired with paramilitaries: AUC commander . (U.S. ally)

Ptah's post about Amado reminded me of one of my favorite oddities in AZ...

Burma sanctions: Obama lifts restrictions on US firms

Israel to deploy battery of Iron Dome missile system near Egypt

Cambodia emerges as Pyongyang's peacemaker

Abbas gives final okay to exhume Arafat's body

LIST of links of Senate and Presidential Forecasts

U.S. Injected Gitmo Detainees With ‘Mind Altering’ Drugs

Questions about parts for used cars

Botched DEA Raid Exposes How Militarization Terrorizes Communities Around the World

Botched DEA Raid Exposes How Militarization Terrorizes Communities Around the World

Nurses Cross California to Promote Guaranteed Healthcare

Who here on DU Wears Dolphins or Queens Legs?

Leauge of Women Voters state by state voting guide

SORT OF BREAKING NEWS: WOW! I park underneath the Westin Hotel here in Philly and this morning

CBO report shows Americans paid historic low tax rates during Obama's first year in office.

Corn flour mixture's strange properties explored

Why (most) African Americans are a lost cause for the GOP

Actress Nia Long: I've been a Obama supporter from day one

PSA: discussion on new TLD for DU

Malaysia repeals colonial-era free speech law (used for years to stifle dissent)

How Out-of-Control Credit Markets Threaten Liberty, Democracy and Economic Security

'Madrid miner crackdown will fuel Spanish protests'

Magic Underwear and a silver spoon, do not a world leader make.

Exposing How Donald Trump Really Made His Fortune: Inheritance from Dad and the Government's Protect

Palisades Park monument to 'comfort women' stirs support, anger

Oklahoma chosen as test site for drones

Mitt Romney Tried to Rig NAACP Crowd by Flying in His Own African Americans

Wisconsin: State Supreme Court says communities have no right to limit pollution

Romney Invested Millions in Chinese Firm

Alzheimer’s Findings Offer New Direction On When, How To Treat

GOP Not Concerned About Black Vote BECAUSE

Mitt Romney: Second Generation Slave Owner who wants to be Loved AND Obeyed....

UK to announce details of bank lending scheme on Friday

How US prison labour pads corporate profits at taxpayers' expense

US Olympic Team Uniforms Made In China

Poll: 20% troubled by Mitt Romney's money

How to make love to a boson, Mark Morford

Penn State's Sandusky report will draw scrutiny

Ed Gillespie sounds tortured.

Biden to offer rebuttal to Romney at NAACP

The Market Has Spoken, and It Is Rigged (Simon Johnson)

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Context, Like Booing, Sucks for Mitt Romney

Cheney lends a bit of his GOP star power to Romney

London: No chips for you unless you get them at McDonalds

Not Again! How Our Voting System Is Ripe For Theft and Meltdown in 2012

Save Mart Settles With UFCW Locals 5, 8 and 648

The noise you will hear at 9am will be

Marsh Supermarkets Closing 3 Stores in Indianapolis

Mitt Romney Stayed at Bain 3 Yrs Longer than He Stated-Boston Globe

Security guards indicted in Dante Price death, Dayton Ohio

New Milford man going to prison for not paying workers

DAVID CORN EXCLUSIVE: Romney Invested Millions in Chinese Firm That Profited on US Outsourcing

Amy Goodman: The Pain in Spain Falls Mainly on the Plain (Folk)

Yet another example of feminist channeling of "Dr." Judith Reisman

Mitt Romneys thoughts while talking down to the N.A.A.C.P.?.

DISPATCHES FROM AMERICA The military 'solution'

Occupy Presents: Chris Hedges Live In Los Angeles parts 1-3

Without a doubt, the strangest serial crime I have ever heard of:

Why do some people start threads asking why some people do this or don't do that?

Can it be that one of Mitt's reasons for not releasing his tax returns is ...

REPORT: Scott Walker, Right-Wing “Think Tanks” creating another crisis – Public Employee Pensions

Holy shit! It really did happen

Still no Satisfaction, but he CAN get the Senior Discount: FIRST Rolling Stones show 50 years ago.

52 murders a day in first half of 2012 (Spanish)

Chris Hedges imagines next Occupy

ETA News Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (07/12/2012)

Mitt Romney stayed at Bain 3 years longer than he stated

South Korea may reconsider scientific whaling plans

When a new member admits they once were TS'd, presumably under a past account...

In the same breath they're complaining about taxes and police layoffs

Boos, gunfire greet Colombian president's arrival in FARC area

So Cute! Fmr GOP Rep Dumped By Tea Party Launches Climate Initiative! "Stop Denying!", He Says!

Mysteries with a rock star as the sleuth.

Girls ask Teen Vogue to 'keep it real'

Book: "Broken Ballots - Will your Vote count?"

Jobless claims plummet (but there's a catch)

OSHA Declines to Issue Rule Protecting Workers From Heat

Bank 'walkaways' from foreclosed homes are a growing, troubling trend

Israel's draft reform debate and the 'people's army'.

Climate Change Loads the Dice for More Extreme Weather

What will happen the day after the election? (tv commercials)

DNA study bolsters disputed view of migration into North America

Mitt's flip-flop-flip on the reality of global warming

France, Germany tax evasion inquiries target Swiss bank clients

Millionaire allows teen son to marry housekeeper's daughter, avoid school

Penn State Report: ‘Total disregard’ for welfare of victims

Senior Syria diplomat defects

PA. directing more tax money into cyber charter schools, despite poor results so far

Florida cattle rustler caught in Mexico, officials say

Truvada pill urged for AIDS prevention after promising studies

Record number of woman running for Congress this year

Police chiefs in California getting huge final paychecks

L.A. County law enforcers accused of withholding key evidence

U.S. Declares the Largest Natural Disaster Area Ever Due to Drought

Court asks state official why she put Brown's tax item atop ballot

Wow, Luke Russert almost sounded like a journalist.

Reich: The real battle is between regressives and progressives

The beginning statement of The Freeh Report: BOOM!

Sandusky Sex Abuse Investigation Faults Paterno and Others at Penn State

Expert Says “Sexy” Sausage Ad May Discourage People From Moving To Swedish Town!

This is rich: Projecting again, Romney's new ad calls President Obama a liar

Court rules police may be liable for pepper ball injuries

As memory fades, Ex-Redskin Stephen Davis sues

Cooley, Baca's silence is stunning

Prosecutor set to release Zimmerman evidence at 10 a.m.

L.A. has lowest crime among big U.S. cities, midyear figures show

People who write Parking tickets for a living are douchebags!!!

Number of Floridians ages 25-34 with college degree fell in 2010

Fireworks Show Accidentally Goes Off Early In A Possible Attempt To Be A Double-Entendre Joke!

EXCLUSIVE: Romney Invested Millions in Chinese Firm That Profited on US Outsourcing

People Living Below the Income Poverty Line Today are Better Educated than Ever

This Graph Represents The Rebublican Run Congress

Jimmy Fallon, Carly Rae Jepsen & The Roots Sing "Call Me Maybe" (w/ Classroom Instruments)

So if PSU officials were doing a coverup - what help did Tom Corbett provide for them

a look at the misogyny of hip hop....

Horsey: Mitt Romney: Friend of the rich and selfish

Why the Superrich Really Hate Obama

Video from Rev. Al's MSNBC show: Colorado next state to attempt voter purge Romney 'would be guilty of a federal felony' by claiming 1999 departure

Great letter from Michigan resident on behalf of beavers living behind his house:

Wall Street and the banks

An article that simply CRUSHES Romney's NAACP appearance...

Yahoo Hack Leaks 453,000 Voice Passwords

Romney Camp: Boston Globe’s Bain Story ‘Not Accurate’

Anyone look forward to watch Biden?

Shocking Politico Question: Is Romney Guilty of a "Federal Felony?"

Rambling thoughts on Romney's speech at the NAACP Convention

Fossil turtle from Colombia round like a car tire

CAPTION this photo of Mitt during those 3 years when he was supposed to have left Bain

a contest idea of a different sort

You mean beloved JoePa LIED? Report shows Paterno knew about Sandusky and did jack SHIT.

Sometimes, those who blame the Boomers forget...

Meat is Methane

Seoul not to go ahead on whaling: Carr

Public Filings Disagree on Romney's Role at Bain Capital in 1999

FYI: Louis Freeh has 6 sons.

So what exactly did Romney/Bain's company Stericycle DO with the aborted fetuses?

*** Gets her box of letters out and posts this week's sermon at the DU Chapel ***

Freeh just said that Governor Corbett

Do you say something's "On the counter" or "On the cupboard?"

More Bain pain for Mitt Romney

A soft coup in South America

Accessory After the Fact to Pedophilia....

Obama Camp: Romney ‘Wasn’t Telling The Truth’

President's bakery visit 'as American as apple pie'

Just when did Mittens leave Bain?

Rmoneys taxes could confirm he was ACTIVELY managing Bain Capital...

Lesbian Super PAC Will Champion Gay And Women’s Rights

Freeh report

Mike Luckovich Toon: The House On Fire

Catholic Melinda Gates defies the Vatican with $560m birth control funds

Charlie vs Hunter - no contest

A Thousand Cuts: Austerity Measures Devastate Communities Around The World

Maybe we should lay off Romney for a bit.

KRUGMAN: "I really don’t get it."

Mother Nature Was Here First

I think Corbett didn't want to piss off Penn State fans when he ran for governor

MFM was such a kidder, when no one was around he played practical jokes on himself.....

Health Care Law Repeal Efforts By House GOP Cost Nearly $50 Million: CBS Report

Not working when I click "DU REC" takes me to a page that says

Your tax dollars at work?

Vatican slams the door on women again

"Wait For It" By Mike Luckovich

I just served on a jury where all six of us recognized a right-wing troll on their first post.

Did Rick Scott's Solantic do the drug testing?

Minor Enhancement Request

Supporters: "We had the President of the United States at our house today, so that was pretty wild"

Did Anybody See Robert Blake On Piers Morgan?

Neil deGrasse Tyson cracks me up

Cern discovers new time particle

Engineers are my heroes (Biggest Lego Machine Ever Built)

Peugeot to Shut Plant to Raise Job Cuts to 14,000

"The 'free stuff' comment is a mantra Romney uses often."

Could Romney have committed voter fraud?

News of the Times: Accused burglar incorporates self

Connie Mack Chief Of Staff Was Paid By Foreign Lobbying Interests, Anti-Chavez Groups

If/when the LIBOR scandal actually hits the fan here will it mean another stock market crash, OR....

Thursday TOON Roundup 1 - Rmoney

Thursday TOON Roundup 2- Health Care

EXCLUSIVE: Romney Invested Millions in Chinese Firm That Profited on US Outsourcing

Revealed: JPMorgan Paid $190,000 Annually to Spouse of Bank's Top Regulator

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- The Rest

Expect the Talibangelicals to call for a Google ban in 3, 2, 1......

Report: Joe Paterno, PSU officials, hid "critical facts" about Sandusky child abuse

The thing about smart people...

More Documents Released in Trayvon Martin Case

Wireless Feng Shui: How to Optimize Your House For Best Wi-Fi Reception

Biden On.... "A friend of the NAACP!"

NRA Takes Aim at Weapons Treaty

Thirty-year mortgage rate drops to another record low

BIDEN to speak right now at NAACP- WATCH IT LIVE! (LINK)

We have a Winner:

It’s not just manufacturing gone overseas

Strange religious bedfellows unite for letter against hotel porn

Joe Biden smashing the Republicans on their obstructionism. Finally!!

Time-line on the Affordable Care Act (great resource)

At NAACP, bare-chested, Trans Am-washing VP Biden is tearing Mitt Romney a new asshole

Daniel Tosh and rape jokes: Still not funny

I wonder if Biden (Obama) decided to rework today's NAACP speech?

Mitt Romney is a Liar

Occupy Activists Join Social Justice Organizations to Protest the 1% at the Bohemian Grove July 14

Pro-Palestinian ads at Metro-North stations spark alarm from Jewish leaders

Atheists register lobbying group to fight church and state issues

Nigerian fuel tanker fire kills 95

An alternative to bumper stickers

Wells Fargo to pay $175M in subprime mortgage settlement

Betty White on Marriage Equality

Return Of The War Criminal Tony Blair

Biden just got booed speaking to the NAACP!

lounge vibes for my kiddo, please

From "Report1212", posted in G.D., re: Connie Mack Chief of Staff, working for Anti-Chavez Groups

Spain Deepens Austerity Under European Pressure

Some Monte Rio neighbors fed up with Bohemian Grove protesters

The well off had better be figuring out a way to split up the economic pie a lot more evenly

Bloomberg Businessweek's Mormon cover

"Rush Limbaugh's Phony Empire Exposed"....very interesting indeed!

A Bain Capital 'game changer'

Another comedian responds to the rape joke defenders

Romney: "The Shadow Years"

DEA installs license-plate recognition devices near Southwest border

Suggestion for the alert option. Sometimes I have noticed there are some people

Ah, summer, the time when annuals are really, really cheap!

The all-electric car—is Mitsubishi's "green" city car worth the cash?

Biden to NAACP: Imagine a Romney Justice Department

Breaking News: Romney brought in his own African-Americans to NAACP convention

People own what they create, but things found in nature belong equally to all

The Rude Pundit: Random, Queasy Observations ...

Feds target $20 million 'Weed Wars' medical marijuana dispensary in Calif.

I see I am going to have to counter the anti-Obama/pro-Rmoney talking points on FB...

Rmoney Is Screwed Either Way With His Tax Return Fiasco.

Thom Hartmann: The No Billionaires Campaign

I used to own a Trans Am like this years ago:

I just want to say how much I love Joe Biden

Mittens, ......whose next to be eaten up and spitted out?

Arlington Diocese parishioners question need for fidelity oath releases devastating graph silencing GOP's favorite talking point

Tell President Obama and Secretary Chu: Stop taxpayer loans for Georgia reactors!

Tell President Obama and Secretary Chu: Stop taxpayer loans for Georgia reactors!

If Biden's speech today didn't bring a tear to your eye from his sheer sincerity...

Scientists Create Molecule to Make Teeth Cavityproof

Insurers Pay Big Markups as Doctors Dispense Drugs

PA ID, elderly voters, and absentee ballots

DOJ Investigate Romney

Damn, I'm having trouble keeping up with all the Romney shenanigans that are coming out

Vice president takes questions, addresses concerns at veterans career center (Las Vegas)

All these posts on the many Romney scandals are not fair...

G4S Olympic security recruitment 'totally chaotic' (looking for cheap labor)

Vietnam War’s Legacy Is Vivid as Clinton Visits Laos

I think my cat is trying to cough up a hairball.

Obama To NAACP: ‘I Stand On Your Shoulders’ (VIDEO)

One of the reasons I love Biden...

Tom Waits on Jimmy Fallon. If you don't see God, you weren't raised right.

Regulators’ Shake-Up Seen as Missed Bid to Police JPMorgan

Romney Accused of Racism After Saying NAACP Wants ‘Free Stuff’

Did you know the Oxycon may not be as big as he thinks he is?

Can anyone explain why this post was hidden?

Bad day for Penn State, not a good day to be a defender of Joe Paterno or the administration

Are You Too Stupid For Concealed Carry?

Can anyone explain the $70,000 loss on taxes for owning a horse?

Middle Class? Here's What's Destroying Your Future

Now I know I'm old.

Bain, Romney, spooks and death squads (Remember the nuns killed in El Salvador)

Who's this little guy on his tricycle?

The NAALCP--Rush Limburger calls it The National Assn for the Advancement of LIBERAL Colored People

Nada, Zilch, No Way Jose or Joe or Mary!

Military intervention in Mali "probable": French foreign minister

Craziness from FR: Water Woes: We must stop this looney leftist plan to give UN control of our water

Romneyland responds: 'This is nothing more than a quirk in the law'

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the NAACP convention in Houston - pics

My deep, dark confession

(Canadian) Supreme Court ruling scraps royalty for music downloads

(Iran) Khamenei is lying about nuclear programme, says former Revolutionary Guards general

Medicaid expansion a tough sell to governors of both parties (Brian Schweitzer now!)

So, I'm pretty sure I don't know what I am doing.

'Ere we go, 'ere we go. 'ere we go - Public School Spiv first in line with NHS privatisation scam ..

QUIZ: You are a small business with $250,000/year in profit

I think that Boston Globe story about Romney has legs. Could Mitt drop out?

WikiLeaks claims court victory against Visa

Cop kicks woman in head.

WikiLeaks gets court victory in fight against Visa

Come beat the heat! Add to Thursday's comic relief! Please CAPTION Mitt (woefully unfit) Romney!!!!

A response from a Young Adult Lady (probably 18-20) ...

Prudential, USA Stiff Families of Suicidal Veterans, Kin Claim

Have you seen this new RW chainmail comparing welfare recipients and wild animals?

(San Francisco) 16th Street BART smells like urinal

"Mitt Romney. Because America needs a president who wasn't ready for an attack he saw coming..

Ireland to unveil stimulus package

Weak U.S. and European Economies Weigh on Asia

Every day Romney is forced to talk Bain is a day lost...

TV's most memorable moments

Secretary of Defense: Create a Central National Registry for Military Sex Offenders


I'm gonna post something that has to be said and I know some of you might not like it....

The Smirk That Made Mitt Romney The Most Distrusted Candidate Of The Last 50 Years

Has Harry Reid's naivte cost Pres. Obama the election?

Stupid pranks to play on a guy, from a ditz at Faux "news"

One Photograph To Send To Anyone In Congress Trying To Repeal Obamacare

Southern Poverty Law Center on Mens Rights Activists/Groups

In 1998, Sandusky Told State Officials & PSU Police That “He Had Done This With Other Children"

An Academic Outpost of Heaven

Spot on perfect!

First-ever Terawatt-Hours Tally of Renewable Energy Released

Re: Sandusky, Penn State, how culpable was the Board of Trustees?

John McCain quote on Romney

Nike is removing Paterno's name

SEC said "Romney was the Controlling Person of Bain Capital in 2001

How to be a tolerant atheist.

Americas 'settled in three waves'

Thom Hartmann: America on Fire Sale for Foreign Corporations

Am I the only one who perceives the alert function is being used to undermine DU?

You had to see this coming: Internet Cat Video Film Festival on August 30th

"Obama Campaign Right Now Is Demonstrating What A Full-Throttle Attack Looks Like"

Pic Of The Moment: Busted

Isn't it amazing how social media facilitates days like today when the news evolves/breaks so fast

Lulzy thread on FR: Mitt Romney stayed at Bain 3 years longer than he stated


Andrea Greenspan is interviewing BAY BUCHANAN about Romney's Bain lies. LIBERAL MEDIA RULES!

Wonderful overlooked fact about Obamacare--it will curtail mandatory alternative medicine coverage!

Wake up, Romney doesn't care about the 99%'ers.

Rachel Maddow - House GOP wears out tired repeal stunt

VPOTUS mentioned congressional repugs OBSTRUCTIONISM!

yikes. I have no memory of how this book made it to my bookshelf

Louis Gohmert = stealth weapon

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): An Extremist 1% Global Attack - IMPORTANT

David Hoffman of Marin County, Calif., Ordered to Tear Down Sustainable Home He Built for 40 Years

Rachel Maddow - Obama campaign targets Romney on abortion, war on women

Reid: Romney ‘Couldn’t Be Confirmed As Dog Catcher’ By The Senate

‘Prove It’: Obama Campaign Presses Romney For Bain Departure Details

Health Care Law Repeal Efforts By House GOP Cost Nearly $50 Million: CBS Report

For those who missed Joe Biden's speech to the NAACP this morning

Comic-Con Once Again Marred By Increasingly Popular Bully-Con

So Romney had to insource his own African Americans to hear his NAACP speech?

So if Romney is forced to withdraw over that felony thing... Who would replace him?

Three Reasons why Romney's Quit Date Matters

Sen. Harry Reid furious over China-made Olympic team uniforms

In apparent flip-flop, Palestinian official now says no final decision yet on Arafat autopsy

Why Abbas Will Never Make Peace With Israel

Steve Martin sells Mitt Romney’s pot in New York City park

Duke-Progress merger puts restart of Florida reactor in doubt

Detroit-Windsor tunnel shut after bomb threat

UK ranked most energy efficient of world's largest economies

Bain Capital: Romney Left In February 1999

Arab spring took British intelligence by surprise, report says

A Note from Mitt Romney’s Doctor About His Memory Loss- presented by Andy Borowitz

2 Jewelers Admit Illegally Trading in Ivory

Jamie Dimon: Buck Stops Somewhere Below Me -- JPMorgan Clawbacks Aimed at Lesser Souls

Bradley Manning treated more harshly than a terrorist, lawyer argues

Report by former FBI director finds Penn State concealed child sex abuse

Unemployment claims fall to 4-year low

Pew: Obama Leads By 7, Beats Romney On The Economy

Pic found on facebook

The terribly misunderstood. Please come CAPTION Mitt ("Why can't they see it my way?") Romney!!!

Sheriff: Sandoval did not sexually assault Santa Cruz woman...

Romney's history of lying about his record at Bain - from 2002


An Answer to the Ubiquitous "Union Thugs" Meme

As shirley as the sun rises, Jon VOIGHT defends Brad's mom on Faux


American cooking legend Marion Cunningham dies at 90

How can you be Managing Director, Sole Shareholder and President

Secretary of Defense: Create a Central National Registry for Military Sex Offenders

This number is a phishing scam

'Breaking Bad' creator Vince Gilligan: 'I would love to see a Saul Goodman spin-off'

Am I the only one

Need something special for the zombie in your life! Try the Lounge Chocolatier!

These cops are out of control

Exposing How Donald Trump Really Made His Fortune: Inheritance from Dad and the Gov't's Protection

Is Obamacare The Biggest Tax Cut In History? See For Yourself Right Here

Dear Mitt Romney, some day you'll take speech lessons from this guy

OK, civics lesson.Should this man be free to use chainsaws in the nude on his own property at night?

(Calif. GOP) Redistricting measure backers throw in the towel, won't seek passage

Papantonio: What’s STILL The Matter With Kansas?

Traditional Marriage includes....

Target WILL NOT CARRY the new Frank Ocean CD. REASON: "Early Digitally Release"...or TEH GAY???

Romney has three people on each corner of the rug...

Roswell Really Happened, Says Former CIA Agent

GOP Governors balking on Medicade.. Can they survive?


"This is nothing more than a quirk in the law" Romney campaign responds.

Full episodes of ‘The Daily Show,’ ‘Colbert Report’ vanish from the Internet

It is not Middle Class Americans Getting Free Stuff From Government It’s Mitt Romney’s Class

Joe Paterno should be dug up, stripped naked and re-buried with his ass remaining above ground so...

The Republican Convention just got more interesting....

"The End of TV and the Death of the Cable Bundle"

PHOTO: Pregnant Doberman thanks fireman for rescuing her from a house fire

Romney Invested Millions In Outsourcing That Resulted In The Demise Of Middle Class Jobs

Scott Paterno, still an asshole

Pew National Poll: Obama expands lead to seven-points

Real life mirrors comics: Romney, Batman, and Bane ** SPOILER ALERT **

Penn State is to give its response to the Freeh report at 3PM Eastern

There are times when you're going to have to eat the cottage cheese...

Moments after the assassination, Washington began to erupt

Thom Hartmann: Repealing Obamacare...creating wage slavery?

Romney at Bain Capital after he has said he left - according to SEC filings

I was innocently chopping up a tree with a chainsaw while naked last night and now I'm in jail.

Time for some cuteness overload. Look at these adorable baby gorilla pics.

Plea deal for U.S. man accused of aiding Somalia's al Shabaab

BAINGATE Explained: People, this is no joke and SEC should press the tax issue

Senate rejects Democrats' business tax cut bill

Rush Limbaugh – Fake Callers, Fake Audience

Got $60? Great. Then you can afford a snuggle.

House Republicans Block "Bring Jobs Home Act"

Libor Lawsuits Are Piling Up And Could Cost Billions, Banks Brace For Another Big Legal Battle

Mitt Romney is a great businessman?

County Commission Starts Clergy List; Atheist Escorted Out By Deputy After He Defies Chairman

Manning Compares WikiLeaks Damage to Possibility of a Kardashian Presidency

How hot is it in your area?

Salafists battle for a religious state in Egypt

An observation about Obama and Romney

Report: Bain Told Investors Romney Was Inactive In 2000

Romney is getting pummeled this news cycle. Won't he have to do something to get

"Rush, it's such an honor to talk with you..."

The link between the religulous anti-porn factions

$666 burger fit for a king. Or Mitt Romney. ESPECIALLY the product's NAME, SYNONYMOUS with "Romney."

Mitt Romney Campaign Scraps $50,000 Per Plate Jerusalem Fundraiser On A Jewish Fasting Day

Son of liberal financier George Soros launches anti-super PAC super PAC

I want to see Romney work his magic at a La Raza event.

Labeling GMOs is Prop 37.

He's toast. Done, cooked and crispy.

The Key To Fixing All of Economic Problems and Inequalities Is Moving Away from Consumerism

Court rejects legal challenge to Plant Vogtle construction license

LePage goes further with gestapo comment

3 Ex-Managers Sue Wet Seal Apparel Chain, Asserting Bias Against Blacks

Mitt wants an apology. Where are the documents and tax returns?

Has Anyone seen this Movie

some dicks never go away

David Corn is on Bashir now dealing with Willard's Bain pain

Why not launch an official investigation into Romney's "departure" from Bain?

LTTE exposes the REALITY of being a teacher

Explaining Why Wall Street and the Wealthy Hate Obama

If you were running for President...?

This is a test for Stephanie Cutter

Ottawa wades into health debate over Ontario's wind energy

Did Tesla Reincarnate as Patrick Flanagan?

Two quotes I think are important:

Ohhh Willlarrrd!

The greatest lie ever told: Obama is a classic tax and spend liberal

You might have a hoarding problem...

Will anyone WANT to be Rmoney's VP?

Rmoney will lose big time come November

A real cold case file

Times poll: Floridians still oppose federal health care law

Rachel Maddow - Cheney fundraiser calls attention to Romney-Bush overlap

Tea party songstress Joyce Shaffer helps us all appreciate Chuggo's genius even more.

Mitt Romney's offer of government of billionaires, for billionaires, by billionaires

TYT: Politician Enters Rehab. Why?

Romney campaign says Obama spokeswoman 'demeans' the presidency with Bain charges

Did Mitt accidentally tell the truth?

Jay Paterno on ESPN:

Escobar: Democraship exported from S. America to Mideast

Black Budget Business Booming

Romney VP choice bigger than ever, for us.

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday July 12th

Romney Theme Songs: Sing Along!

Chief Executive Officer Means Exactly That: Chief Executive Officer

Emergency responders turn to EXPIRED drugs as key lifesaving medicine supplies run low

Bain Says Romney Kept Ownership After Leaving in 1999

Out Of All The Reasons African-Americans Don't Trust Mitt Romney, Here's The Very Best One

How Amazon’s ambitious new push for same-day delivery will destroy local retail.

Romney is the worst politician I've seen in my lifetime

Speaking of a Wealth Tax - Thom Hartmann: The No Billionaires Campaign

Nawaf Fares: defected Syrian raises suspicion

Robert Reich nails it!

TYT: Drone Pilots Rewarded with Bravery Medals

This is what we are dealing with ...

People don't seem to appreciate the GOOD NEWS the Bain relevations provide for Romney...

Top church historian Diarmaid MacCulloch sees Catholic schism ahead

a list of some of the words I hate most

Stupid People Do This. Here is a tale of a dangerously stupid cop. | edit: The dog has died.

If Government is the Enemy, paying Taxes is a form of Treason

"Mitt Romney to be indicted by Justice Department before Dec. 31, 2012" Intrade query

D.C. officer investigated after comments about Michelle Obama alleged

Fewer auto closings reduce US unemployment claims

Cutting Through The Bain Bamboozlement

Adventures in Romney spin

Not sure if this has ever been explained this way here


If you see organic Red Raven plums ----- buy them! Eat them!

From Julie and Matt Kittmar

"What's the harm" with woo?

For poor children, trying hard is not enough

Scabs From Out Of State Make Con Ed Unsafe (JOIN THE PICKETS)

Health law would cost Texas less than forecast

One chimp shot, another tranquilized in Las Vegas

Mitt Romney the Race Baiter at the NAACP - "he’s now become a race-mongering pyromaniac"

The Last Word - Romney NAACP speech intended for GOP base?

At least 200 Killed in Syrian Village: Opposition Activists

D.C. officer investigated after comments about Michelle Obama alleged

FireDogLake: The War On Workers Comes to California, in Disguise

Nigerians die in fuel tanker fire

Every day Mitt Ramney is talking about Bain is a lost day for him

We're Killing Alleged Militants Too Quickly to Reliably Determine Guilt

Feds: Cudahy (Calif.) officials threw away ballots, manipulated two elections

Greek jobless hits record with worse predicted

Nice chart from Krugman: Taxes on the very rich are at historic lows

A Prophet Crying in the Wilderness: Montana's Governor Vows to Continue His Fight Against Citizens U

Bryan Cranston Supports Marriage Equality

Drone Strikes in Pakistan: Immoral, Illegal and Criminal

Romney: "My campaign is about helping people who need help..."

Crossing Religious Lines in an Israeli Hospital

Al Sharpton Rants On Romney

Robert Blake goes off on Pier Morgan

Huge Drug Tunnel Found Near Yuma, Arizona

A law firm refrigerator magnet???

Are you easily distrac

Republican Senator Scott Brown Suffers From "Subsidy Amnesia"

Not Again! How Our Voting System Is Ripe For Theft and Meltdown in 2012

A New Era of Worker Ownership?

Re Mitt and Bain from a David Corn article last week

So how about using summer squash?

South of France July 2012 *Dial up Warning*

Keiser report: Monsanto and the Seeds of Evil (E109)

I spent the day watching Swamp People, I have a thing for Troy.

Boston Globe To Team Romney: Sorry, No Dice

Who has the story on Rmoney using his son's basement as a voting address?

Forget income tax — keep your eye on Capital Gains

When Romney left Bain, and why that matters legally

(X-Post) Bain, Romney, spooks and death squads (Remember the nuns killed in El Salvador)

Texas woman owes $180K in back tolls

Biden Gets Cheers from NAACP on Obama's Care Act..

Maybe A Dumb Question But Didn't The Repugs Vett Their Pres Candidates Before Letting Them Run?....

The worst liar in campaign history calls opponent a liar? - tweet from Lawrence O'Donnell

Boston Globe To Team Romney: Sorry, No Dice

What's a reasonable price for a new roof?

Want the Republican Party and their allies in big business and the Catholic Church

Obama's '99 Problems But Mitt Ain't One' Spoof By Iman Crosson (VIDEO)

CEO, Comedy Central: Take Daniel Tosh off the air

Unions Divert Democratic Convention Money to Rally for Worker Rights

Why does anyone think Rmoney's exposure as a felon will sink him?

Volunteers in Wisconsin show off their new yard sign. Obama/Biden 2012 - pic

Do any states have a progressive form of property tax calculation?

I feel like Diogenes walking around in the daylight with a lantern....

Hey, can anyone hook me up with the Romney campaign?

Keiser Report: Ponzi Overdose

He is... The most boring plutocrat in the world...

Reverend Al just reported that Cheney will be giving Nitt a fundraiser in Wyoming

Now it's time to play "What's In The Background?"

D.C. cop alleged to have threatened Michelle Obama

Somewhere, Newt Gingrich is sitting by a phone, bouncing a tennis ball against the wall… waiting.

Japan Bristles at Clinton's Stance on 'Comfort Women'

Seeking a simple life

A Different Future with California High-Speed Rail

Tell Congress to Bring Jobs Home! (vote is week of July 16)

Are you running to be Commander in Chief in name only?

Cop: Zimmerman Was "Soft," Had "Hero Complex" (Records detail FBI probe of Trayvon Martin killing)

Excuses for Assassination Secrecy

“Prove it by releasing your tax returns,” she said.

The *perfect* t-shirt for any GOPer event...

UK austerity set to last decades as cost of ageing population rises

Someone has a crush on Henri, the Existential Cat.

Mervyn King has turned our leaders into zombie puppets

Leaked Letter From David Cameron To British Armed Forces

The story of a collosally stupid dog handling "professional"

ABC News: Did Romney Break the Law?

Rick Perry to be stumping for Mitt Romney

Investigate Kitten Buried Alive in Concrete!

AP has Baingate now. This is not going away...

Do atheists have a sexual harassment problem?

Papantonio: Romney Mixes Offshore Money With Criminals

The UFO Files: aliens 'might come here for holidays'

Why the Summer of Bain is killer for Romney...

Tunisian Islamists stress democracy, not hardline religious rule, as they open party congress

I've been standingin line for 2.5 hours to get a ticket to see Prez Obama.

Ford Makes a Case for Ethanol and Methanol Blends

Nate Silver's Latest Tweet:

Republicans Turn On Each Other: Team Romney Calls Them "Bedwetters"

Russian wildfire smoke reaches Canada, U.S.

Congress Considers Prosecutions of Reporters Over Leaked Information

Mitt Romney's Own 2002 Testimony Undermines Bain Departure Claim

Did anyone see Hardball and rMoneys latest swingstate numbers?

I really love seeing all the new DUers on here...

Urban Camoflauge

Krugman: Plutocrats on Parade

$10 Corn and $20 Soybeans to Pit Food Against Fuel


Big Sunspot 1520 Releases X1.4 Class Flare With Earth-Directed CME

Need help with this: Charges that ACA is targeting Downs babies

Is a catechist Catholic?

Is Roger Federer greater in his sport than any other athlete in their respective sport in history?

Major Nikon whips out his Scotch® Magic™tape and posts a help wanted ad on the Lounge bulletin board

GOP vote against ACA: A Pointless Piece of Political Theater - USA Today editorial

China's Tianjin Fire Death Toll Rises to 58

Jerry Brown, Our Angela Merkel (Tom Hayden)

Bwaahaaa! Amerca's Olympic Uniforms Were Made in China

Saw "Waiting for Superman" the other day in Sociology class.

Lounge inspirational message of the day

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 13 July 2012

Nobel laureate occasionally hangs out on street corners, answering physics questions

BREAKING NEWS! Steven Tyler Leaving Idol....OMG

Republican candidate for Senate (FL) compares food stamp recipients to animals foraging for food

You Decide

Coming soon to an Obama/Romney debate near you:

Letter from Gandhi to Hitler

This Rawmoney-Bain brouhaha is a go nowhere issue

A penguin

I dunno, whaddya think...?

The Force Is Strong With Obama @ SDCC 2012

Has anyone heard from Iraq? They never write or call anymore.

Canadian Supreme Court Strikes Down Copyright fees on Music, Video

Different Versions of Some Popular Songs. Post 'em Here!

You Know Who Else Has or Had Swiss Bank Accounts?