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Archives: September 5, 2012

Getting close to election time - we LGBTers just need to chill, shut the fuck up

Hey Lounge! I just survived 1.86 miles of terror.

Because if anyone deserves a tribute...

The 10 Investments That Made Paul Ryan a Millionaire

Did you guys know Romney has taken time off so that he can practice for the debates?

Arctic cyclone warning for September 7

Anyone else having trouble watching MSNBC's coverage of the Democratic Convention?

Felt Like Coldcoking a Repuke Today

National debt hits $16T; GOP critical

EarlG and Skinner look adorable! My advice for living in the deep south...

A tribute to Senator Kennedy

From internet good point. We probably should have relied on the job creators to build it.

Rience Preibus Whine-tweets about Romney/Kennedy debate clip

Democrats: GOP's Romney just 'doesn't get it'

A tribute to Senator Kennedy

Mayor Rybak of Minneapolis

Ted Kennedy at the DNC: “I am pro-choice. Mitt Romney is multiple choice”

Best of Twitter for the #DNC


Here we go. Yet another cultural difference.

Tonight's Convention Speaker Schedule (from bottom of C-SPAN screen)


Kennedy Destroys Romney In 1994 Debate

Jared Polis speaking at the DNC

RNC Buys #AreYouBetterOff - Learns you can't control the Hashtag! (updated)

Revenge of Taxy!

Did I just see Beau Bridges in the stand at the convention?

better off 4 years ago.... powerful thing just on msnbc

Protest Outside Convention Leads to Standoff With Police

The tone to the Democratic convention is sooo different than the Republican convention. n/t

I find that I really want to watch the actual convention

Who was that black woman in the audience?

RNC Chair Rince Peenus Tweeted that it was "classless" to show the Ted Kennedy video

First lady's focus is drawing contrast with Romney

When does Sandra Fluke speak?

Convention things and trends you have noticed so far *thread*

"Monk" is in the house. Just saw Tony Shalhoub in the crowd.

I didn't watch C-Span last week like I should had...

Dog grabs lunch

We believe that rape is rape!

Paul Ryan’s Marathon: Everyone Else Remembers His or Her Time

"Women in America cannot trust Romney" - NARAL

Why Does MSNBC Keep Interrupting the Speeches

Trolling Bill Clinton

The DNC convention is on fire with passionate speakers! I am loving it, and this is only day one.

FAMU suspends dance team after hazing reports

Kennedy Destroys Rmoney in 1994 Debate...

Preibus Tweet Whines!! about Ted Kennedy Tribute....

The Dems bring the battle to the GOP! Raise a glass, DUers!

Tammy Duckworth!

You gotta love the Republicans

That flush you heard was Joe Walsh's career just going down the toilet

Tammy Duckworth....a true American Hero.

Voter Suppression: The Confederacy Rises Again | The Nation

funny things my hubby says....

For the Star Trek fans here!

Many of us already knew Tammy Duckworth's story but it is so compelling it is great to hear it again

I'm listening to Tammy and I'm wondering if the RNC had any modern combat vets speaking.

What was Nancy Keenan's brass tag?

What I love about the DNC is that it looks like

Tammy Duckworth is amazing!

Great music in between speeches at DNC!

Watching the contrast between the RNC and the DNC in just the first few hours

Biden choked up there after Tammy's speech!

George Romney, Mitt's Father, "Was on Welfare Relief for the First Years of His Life"

Commercial break~

Clinton, Obama set aside rivalry for election

Let Me Tell You What is Classless Mr Priebus

CNN and the business of state-sponsored TV news

Massachusetts Democrats Given Starring Role to Rebut Romney.

Our convention fucking rocks!

EarlG..could we please have a #2 discussion thread?

Zoe -- Wow!! -- Affordable Care Act story nt

Oh, Hannity...

At DNC, Reid Hammers Romney On Tax Returns (VIDEO)

Duckworth's fund raising July 6 vs present!

I wasn't the only one crying, as I listened to

What amazing story from arizona About obamacare

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Mike's back! Election Countdown

That just tore me to pieces

No minorities at GOP Convention!

Federal court sides with Kansas State Fair in PETA lawsuit

Strickland is bringing the delegates to their feet

A giant, WONDERFUL FUCK YOU from a MOM directly to Romney! I AM LOVING IT!

Time for Republicans to slither back under their rocks.

You go Ted Strickland!

Strickland tearing this up.

If Mitt were Santa Claus, he'd fire the Reindeer and outsource the Elves!

Governor Ted Strickland

Strickland is hitting Romney hard on his taxes.

I'm lucky enough to be covered by Medicare...

Kathy Sebelius -- That's what change looks like.

Teddy I miss you so much, I am sure I am not the only one...

Strickland: Romney Has No ‘Economic Patriotism’

My least favorite democrat

You know who's better off now that Obama is president?

This convention is making it impossible for me to read...

Economic Crisis Encouraging Factory Takeovers in Spain

Joanne F. Kloppenburg Investiture

Florida Peeps - Obama coming to St. Pete Saturday!! Get tix tomorrow at 5.

Quebec elects Pauline Marois PQ government

This convention is a total Fail. Ridiculous mess. One big turd.

Quiero Abrazarte tanto - Víctor Manuel

Kubrick // One-Point Perspective

Remembering Ted Kennedy

I think Rahm flubbed a little.

Sorry, but..

"Being a woman shouldn't be a pre-existing condition"

Reid: Romney didn’t invest in American institutions

Who do we want for President?

Just saw one of my UAW brothers in the audience.

"If Mitt Romeny was Santa Claus he'd outsource the elves and fire the reindeer"

I think Rahm will run in 2016

Job creators ...

At least Rahm ended well. Not as good as the others.

DU teachers, and others, how do you feel about Michelle Rhee coming to the Dem convention?

Now this is a convention - Democrats rock!

Wow, Kal doesn't look anything like his brother Sean.

Kal Penn #sexyface

WOW! Skinner was somewhere in the audience for 'Hardball' today!

Out paying bills, seeing orange everywhere.

Our celebrities are coherent.

L.A. axing 400 trees for shuttle Endeavour's final trip

Did C-Span spell Oregon wrong?

I thought Elizabeth Warren was giving the keynote

Women's rights -- a central topic to the DNC

I just looked up Julian Castro on Wikipedia.


Maya Soetoro Ng has a very deep, powerful voice for a woman - it is very reminiscent

The first night of the Convention is immediately making something perfectly clear

I heard a FABULOUS one-liner from a Randi Rhodes listener today:

Equal pay for equal pay.

Before Jon Stewart comes on tonight - REMEMBER

Lilly Ledbetter is sure setting the convention hall on fire!

Damn, Lilly is terrific!


Exclusive: Democrats Drop 'God' From Party Platform

Lilly Ledbetter SLAMS Romney over Swiss bank account, Cayman Islands investments...

The number of people at the DNC seems to be much higher

Lilly Ledbetter went for the Juggular!!!!

The Republicans had an unintelligible old fart and an empty chair

Here's my Governor!

The Republicans know the demographics are not breaking their way...

The DNC looks and sounds like the Real America

Oh Oh --- now the truth about Romney's Massachusetts.

MA Gov Deval Patrick: Romney (as Gov) was "more interested in HAVING the job than DOING the job"

Deval Patrick: "Mitt Romney was more interested in having the job

Feeling good about the Convention?

Massachusetts Liberals Rock

MA Gov Patrick: It's not just about what we're against, it's what we're FOR! (slam at RNC) Damn! nt

Duckworth touts Obama record at DNC convention

"He was more interested in getting the job than doing the job ! " ...

The next time you feel like bashing the South on DU, remember Alabama's Lilly Ledbetter...

best convention live feed?

MA Gov. Deval Patrick summed it up perfectly.

This convention is just rocking it!

Deval Patrick 2016 Keep the Dream alive!! I might make the same post for the Gov Of Maryland!


Anyone watching Major Crimes, the spin-off from The Closer? Mary McDonnell is great

Damn! Deval is crushin' it!

Phew! Deval Patrick is on fire! nt

Baratunde Tweet

Gov. Patrick has the Democrat Backbone....

Wow. Patrick is... Wow.

If I was a cat I'd be purring right now.

OK, I'm gonna say it ...

Deval Patrick I Love You

Republicans are like, "Oh shit, we're gonna have another black president, aren't we?"

Seeing some great speeches now on C-Span...

Tweety 'bout Gov Patrick: That was everything you want in a speech...

Governor O'Malley!!!! Right now! The crowd has signs to go along with him!

Duval Patrick!!!

Anti-abortion group files ethics complaint

If we can get these speeches to go viral, we could see a 7-10 point bounce.

We need a black woman...


Gov O'Malley: 10 months in a row of increased private sector growth in jobs...

Poor Martin O'Malley having to follow Deval Patrick.

Pres. Obama is moving America FORWARD, not BACK. Complete with signs to emphasize!

****DNC LIVE THREAD # 3**** We Love You Teddy


Transcripts: Lilly Ledbetter and Deval Patrick

Swiss Banks Accounts never created an American job...

MD Gov Martin O'Malley: "Swiss Bank Accounts never created American jobs."

O'Malley just DESTROYED the "Take America Back" meme.

O'Malley: Swiss bank accounts never made American jobs. Yeah! nt

Gregory, Brokaw, and Williams, the bought and paid for farts of NBC

Join our real-time Democratic Convention Chat

O'Malley following the barn burner: O'Malley is quieter, but sincere, great speech, excellent pts

Text from RNC delegate:

Obama is up 3 tenths of a point in the last half-hour on Intrade

San Antonio Castro brothers coming up - NOW

Deval Patrick DNC Speech

OMG! There are TWO Castro brothers! I did not know that.

Empty chair placed next to Clint Eastwood hiking trail marker

Wow! Just look at that crowd!

Mayor Julian Castro: Unfortunate last name?

Considering that the DNC removed the word "god" from the platform...

we are working hard to turn Texas blue.

Castro: "The path is always FORWARD. " I'm seeing a common thread in the speeches. Excellente! nt

why is there music and talking over this speech? nt

Castro would be running for president in 2016


Anyone like Stephen Colbert?

Castro: Pre-K and student loans aren't charity. (yeah!) nt

Transcripts: Martin O'Malley and Jared Polis

Castro: Can't be pro-business unless you're pro-education!!

I think this young fellow has a future.

Castro is better than Rubio

Castro on Romney's statement re borrowing $ from parents to start a bus.

"Some people are lucky enough to borrow money from their parents...

Watching the convention. A reason to be proud of our state.

He's killin' it!

What do you think about Castro's speech?

Castro started off lukewarm but he's burning it up now.

Meanwhile, barely Dem Barrow (GA) ditches convention.

Julian Castro 2016!!!! Love him.

Holy S&#*, Man almighty, did you just feel that where you are?

Opportunity isn't free we have to invest in it.. Mayor Castro.

America’s wars, military feature prominently at Democratic convention

"If you really knew me"

Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, Latino Jimmy Fallon?

Transcript of Tammy Duckworth remarks as prepared for delivery, Democratic National Convention

Is Julian Castro married?

Haven't smoked in 10 years. I think I'm gonna need a cigarette after tonight's speeches. :-)

The Rise of a Democratic Star

Sitting in the Arena in Charlotte...

So, uh, Patrick/Castro 2016, then?

Castro is Terrific!

"May God Bless You" Okay...I'm gonna cry. nt

CNN is worse than Fox news

and the roof just came off the building...

"May God Bless the United States of America" So glad they're ending the speeches like that.

What were you talking about Chuckie Todd last week?

Viva Julián Castro!

BAD me, I can't wait to see what Michele's wearing!

Enthusiasm Gap? Really?

Michelle! Michelle! Michelle! Getting the Kleenex out.

Julián Castro YES SIR!

DNC video

Transcript of Mayor Julian Castro remarks as prepared for delivery, Democratic National Convention

Chuck Todd says Democrats louder, cheering and more for their candidate than Repubs...

Omaha Steve has a new sig line!!!

My throat hurts......Here it goes again.......

Julian Castro vs. The RNC!

This is high art.

Dem's talking points

Tweets! Tweets! LOL!

Julian Castro thanks his mother for holding a mop so that he may hold a microphone.

I do not want to lose these people...

Had to fix that Gary Bauer Gay Marriage Commercial.

In my opinion Martin O’Malley stole the show tonight...

KagroX Tweet: "Remember When the President Encouraged Kids..."


So stunning

They call Marco Rubio the rising star? Honey, let me introduce you to this mayor

The music makes our convention so much cooler

The biggest difference I see between the RNC and the DNC . . .

CNN contributor calls Democratic convention "the Vagina Monologues"

Signed Sealed Delivered, I'm YOURS!!!

The Rude Pundit Tweets: 'Look at...'

OMG I want that dress!!!!!

DNC Speaker Stacy Lihn: Obamacare ‘Is Saving My Daughter’s Life’

First mom!

You know how you wait and wait for something and then it just doesn't live up to the hype?

It's been months seen any news about the John Doe case. I wish something would

Observe. Study. Contemplate. Plan. Execute!

Donating $3 during Michelle's speech...

Queen Ann Does Not Approve!

Michelle's speech. Good move, showing how the Obama's are from the 99%

Every Time I See Michelle Obama, I Get Jealous Of That Barack Guy


Cenk Uygur: "This is a million times better than the RNC so far. They are crushing."

biggest difference? The stark HONESTY !

Mitt Romney Is The First Republican Candidate To Receive A Negative Convention Bounce

Contrast the First Lady and queen Ann

"The truth matters."

Breaking...Mitt Romney drops out.

"The Truth Matters." Ouch. :-)

I love when facts trump talking points....

"We were taught to value EVERYONE'S contribution"

"Being president doesn't change who you are. It reveals who you are."

I have a huge respect for Michelle Obama and how hard it has to be

Thinking about my dad tonight...

Right now Romney is thinking "Why can't we buy a convention like that?

Position aside -- this is a brilliant political speech!

Obama/Castro 2016

Julian Castro: Romney "Has No Idea How Good He's Had It"

She is a real wife, not a Barbie doll, she is the President's wife.

The National Lampoon Theory of Obama's Second Term

Grand Slam Homerun!!!!

Enthusiasm gap

"When you walk through that door of opportunity, you don't slam it behind you."

Julian Castro just stopped by my section of the arena...

Oh, sure. Anyone can win with

"Something that I didn't see in Tampa -- wait staff cheering for convention speaker... Michelle"

A Star Is Born

Two major healthcare providers to force patients to pre-pay for some surgeries...

Future First Kid

"Monkey sex" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "monkey sex".

Has any First Lady given such a speech?



I feel relief...

Intrade movin' on up, 58.1 and on the way to 60.

Ann who? n/t

Obama/Castro 2016 ...

Michelle, ma belle . . .

Michelle hits a homerun!!

Michelle: "& if proud Americans can be who they are & boldly stand at the altar with who they love"

"IIIIIIIIIII..... LOOOOOOOOOOVE.... YOUUUUUU.... WIMMEN!" Oops, wrong speech. Sorry, Ann.

Michelle Obama is giving one of the best convention speeches of all time

Anyone else feel like they want to run through a wall?

Absolutely perfect! Michelle's speech was one for the ages.


Transcript of Michelle Obama's remarks


Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama for President!!! :) she killed tonight... loved it. n/t

Does anyone know who the woman beside Michelle's Brother is?

There's an enthusiasm gap alright

My face is covered by tears. Michelle!!!

The GOP blow off *the* 1% whereas the Dems embrace and honor them.

Bases are loaded, Michelle Obama up to bat....

Fired up!

She made me cry...

FULL TRANSCRIPT: Michelle Obama's Convention Speech

IT.....IS.....OVER for YOU MITT ROMNEY!! (nt)

It might be afterglow, but...I LOVE you guys!!!

And down goes Rmoney!!

Maybe we elected the wrong Obama...

Barack, Sasha and Malia watch the brilliant woman on the TV

David Gergen on CNN just said:

Best Political Speech Ever!

Dear Barack Obama, good luck with your speech, a new bar has been set.

The disparity between my Dems and their Pubs is stunning

Rachel Maddow: Michelle succeeded with "what Ann Romney TRIED TO ACCOMPLISH in her speech..."

President Barack Obama, First Daughters, Watch Michelle Obama’s DNC Speech (PHOTO)

The most horrible bumper sticker I ever saw several months ago

Michelle Obama's speech was transcendent

Three of the best speeches I've ever heard - in the same night.

That was simply ... AMAZING!!!

Appreciation thread to Debbie Wasserman Schultz for a kick ass opening night!

Mitt Romney watched Mrs. Obama's speech, and

Michelle Obama...that's who we are...

Michelle's story about her father & MS - that's the real story about people with Multiple Sclerosis

Mom in Chief!

Democratic Party platform: An uneven progression over the years

"Class warfare"! "Success doesn't really count unless you earned it fair and square!" Trying

Chris Wallace thinks Michelle's speech was about "reliance on government"

Anybody know how I can stream MSNBC on my iPad?? Thank you!!!!

I'm an atheist, but I have to say...

Even Steve Schmidt is admitting that Michelle gave an "incredible" speech.

The President and his daughters watching Michelle's speech.

Had to do it - Switched to Fox

Chuck Todd is a fucking buzz kill...he's like shooting pool with a rope if you catch my drift

What a beautiful, kind and powerful speech all at once. Simply a superb speech by Michelle!!! n/t

Now Chuck Toad gives his commentary...

More about Michelle Obama's dress

Here's how the evening made me feel

Chuck Todd: Michelle Obama "owned this convention" in a way no speaker in Tampa owned the RNC

Ms. Romney: Don't worry, the grownups are here.

Am I reading too much into this or is Chuck Todd trying to hold back his pissed off face?

"The bloom falls from Ryan's rose" by Steve Benen at the Maddow Blog

Twitter was a cesspool of racism

Holy crap. Chuck Todd is saying something nice about Democrats!!!!

I've been watching MSNBC for convention coverage. In the GP session and now, Steve Schmidt . . . .

One spoke for spoke at us...

DNC: one day killed RNC whole week.

Paul Ryan: I Wrote That.


Forget the Haters; Ignore These Miserable Sniping Pundits -- Turn them off and hold onto the glow

Anderson Cooper tweet: I've never heard such a well delivered speech by a first lady ever


OK, I'm gonna do it. I'm going to make a Let's Play video

I Am So Proud That I am a Bleeding Heart Liberal Humanitarian

Biggest difference between the DNC and RNC I noticed. REAL diversity and tolerance.

Barack watching Michelle with kids from home

"She Killed it."

Krauthammer on Faux: Michelle's speech was "a brilliant speech, brilliantly delivered."

What a great start.

Howard Fineman is full of shit

Fired up and Teared up

Ezra Klein:The night Democrats reclaimed “Obamacare”

Fox running crawl during Michelle -- debt, auto sales. ...

How Soviet of them…

Michelle Obama DNC Speech 2012, PT. 1: 'Dignity and Decency' (VIDEO)

Michelle Obama Dem Convention Speech 2012, PT. 2: 'You Do Not Slam That Door Behind You' (VIDEO)

This is funny!

Wow I don't realize Castro brother is his twin brother. I just saw on CNN

rejected ORANGE entries

FLOTUS squashes Romney

Michelle's speech drove 28,003 Tweets-per-minute at its peak. Romney peaked at 14,289 TPM

Deval Patrick: ‘It Is Time For Democrats To Grow A Backbone & Stand Up For What We Believe’

We need a chair…

Anybody else get the feeling we won't be getting much sleep this week?

Tweets! (Michelle rocks!)

Andrea Greenspan looks pained!

Somebody better thank Biden...

Andrea Greenspan, PLEASE GO AWAY !.

Dipshit Candy Crowley

Poor Mrs. Greenspan, wanting so badly a negative or close to negative response to Michelle's

big dupe

What an Opening!!

Here, is wisdom:

Are you a software engineer? Want a six figure job?

North Carolina NAACP President Rev Dr William Barber on Fight for Voting, Civil Rights in NC

Republicans, even RW ones, admire & respect backbone. I heard it on RW radio today:

O, Man, the power, did you feel it?

*ZAP* I was 18 again and standing in the late registration line.

Freepers react to Michelle Obama's speech. As usual, they put the "ass" in "classy"

fyi Castro twins on cnn with Piers Morgan nt

Why does MSNBC have on Michael Steele? Who cares what he thinks?

Clinton is tommorrow and then Obama...

Tweety I Love You


Breaking: RNC to ask for a "Do Over"

Reportedly Ron Paul will announce on Leno that he's not endorsing anyone

Chris Wallace said Michelle Obama's speech was about reliance on government, like military members,

Barack, Malia and Sasha watching Michelle Obama's speech from home

MiaFarrow Tweets: #MichelleObama2016

Andrea Mitchell is beginning to remind me of the

Prosecutors: Tinley Park (Ill.) man charged with hate crime in attack on black worker

Edith Wilson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jaqueline Kennedy...

The Fix -- Chris Cillizza thinks Michelle's first half of speech was a loser.

Rep. Yvette Clarke from Brooklyn wants the Dutch slaves in Brooklyn to be freed in 1898

Hey, Marco Rubio.....

Michelle's speech - what was that line - Success is defined by keeping the door opened for the

chuck todd to gov strickland 'any hesitance about getting so tough on mitt romney?'

I am so proud of Ted Strickland. He talks about the race card to Chuck Todd

In fairness, Paul Ryan was on fire too

From Julian Castro, About tonight:

Ted American and Democratic Hero.

Democrats aren't playing nice anymore. Thank You Gov. Strickland and Gov. Deval Patrick.

Ted Kennedy DNC Video Mocks Mitt Romney With Old Footage

Michelle Obama pays tribute to her husband in convention speech


Has anyone heard what Ron Paul said on the "Tonight Show"? ...Still too early perhaps.

In New Egypt Shake-Up, Islamists Put In Governor Posts, Human Rights And Press Agencies

Letterman doing his Lying Ryan bit tonite.

TPM - The Convention In 100 Seconds: DNC Day One

Michelle Obama Generated More Twitter Buzz Than Mitt Romney

Yes, it is…

Transcript and video of Michelle Obama's speech

Michelle Obama Media Reactions: Pundits Swoon Over First Lady's DNC Speech

Michelle Obama's speech > Gettysburg Address

I love the Clinton commercial for Obama.

The Julian Castro Fan Club thread.

Larry Kissell (More R than D/NC-08) won't attend DNC

WaPo...Winners and Losers - Speeches tonight

Awesome photo of Michelle Obama's Shadow

Celebs React To Michelle Obama’s DNC Speech

I hope the President gives a speech with vision.

Tammy, Stacey, Lilly, Kal, Deval, Julian, Ted, Michelle. All WOWers!

Somewhere out there - Karl Rove is crying like a little girl.

The top of DU is getting cut off whenever I post

Debbie Wasserman Schultz is on! Kiss THIS, Huckabee!

DNC tribute to Senator Kennedy

Haley Barbour apologizes for Obama remark

Can you spot global climate change close to your home?

Progress tonight...

If you have ever made it thru a chapter of the Vulgate or the vetus latina, try this:

Can we have a First Lady Debate?

Debbie Wasserman Schultz is hot with the new 'do

Is anyplace replaying today's DNC speeches?

Lost in the Ohio early voting "debate"

Michelle Obama rocked it!

Absolutely the best line of the night

Michelle's speech - think about it for a sec

Honestly if freepers and Teabaggers were around before the Revolutionary War....

I knew Michelle's speech would be great. I just didn't realize how inadequate the word "great"

I see Steele on MSNBC, and just the way he is tonight I sense he is really fed up with what the

Strickland: 'If Mitt Romney was Santa Claus... he would fire the reindeer and outsource the elves.'

So did we lose Skinner and EarlG? Are they sleeping it off?

What a contrast in conventions

What Was The Dig Michelle Got In When She Mentioned "marathon"......

‘Obamacare Is A Badge Of Honor’: Dems Embrace Health Care Law At Convention

Say it with me Loud & Proud - I'm a Democrat!!

In the next 20 years, the Latino population will be a majority in this country

What a difference a week makes. One night of progressive speeches....

TV Alert: Ron Paul Coming Up on Leno 12:23 a.m. 9/5

So who wants to do a DU Gathering at Myrtle Beach?

if you miss their speech for DNC: ONE DAY

A little electoral college calculus.

Japan government 'reaches deal to buy' disputed islands

I imagine watching the DNC after the RNC must be like how it was when people first bought color TV

Chuck Todd: ‘Democrats wish they had the diversity’ of Republicans

Analysis: Chastised Israel seeks way forward with U.S. over Iran

If you could only pick one, who gave the best speech tonight and why?

Baltimore, Wall Street tied for first place in the AL East

Watch the Michelle Obama Speech That Destroyed Twitter [VIDEO]

"... most men, even good caring men, have no clue what we go through on a daily basis..."

Tweety just shut down another GOP shill

Ha! "The Man From Bloomfield Hills — The Mitt Romney Story"

Bill Clinton to deliver unvetted speech at DNC, but some worry

Boy I'd love a pair of Forward, Not Back signs for my lawn.

Good signs on Facebook

Get your ammo: When eBt is cancelled, mass riots, mass rapes, end times a'coming!

Tweety just said his son is an actor on "newsroom"...I get it now!!

So we've been debushlitering for 4 years. We didn't skip straight from Clinton to Obama.

One last quick DNC update

Place the blame where it deserves to be…

The Truth About Obama and Israel

breaking news: re: ron paul on leno

"The two parties are the same! They're both guilty of poisoning our discourse!"

You think you know pain? HA!! try watching this

Watching Ann Romney and Michelle Obama's speech videos back to back shows a staggering contrast

Know what I like most about the convention?

Nate Silver's Sept 4 Update: *76% Chance of Obama Win*

One dead at Marois Montreal victory rally shooting

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday Sept 5th

‘Are You Better Off?’ Hashtag Backfires On GOP

Here's the video of the Benediction at the DNC Tuesday night.

Was it just me or was there more policy substance in Michelle Obama's speech than Mitt Romney's?

I've never understood why so many working class white men and women vote republican.

Hawaii's Mormons: 'Chosen People, Promised Land'

Atheists plan protest at Democratic National Convention today

Tammy Duckworth DNC 2012

Feel Blue Smile

Five things we learned from Day One of the DNC

Battle of the wives: Ann Romney vs. First Lady Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech peaked at 28,003 Tweets per minute ...Romney's was 14,289 per min

I just told my family on my dad's side on FB that we are related to

Stop flipping off Rove

So, ... when is Sen. Paul Kirk (R-IL) up for re-election?

Thought I'd share this link because of the seeming importance of the ObamaCons.

Hey, this is weird. Norton just blocked me from coming to this page.

OK ... I have one small problem with Michelle's speech tonight ....

"CarMax co-founder: “I didn’t do it alone”" posted by Elizabeth Chan at Democrats Blog

Heavy Load - Obama for America TV Ad

When Strickland said, "If Mitt Romney were Santa Claus he would fire the reindeer...

Death To The Muslim! He's Wearing PLAID!

IMO... we saw tonight why no one really ran against Mitt in the primary...

Interesting aside posted at Mashable (re convention tweets)

funniest line of night...thanks Frank Bruni

I Hear That After He Listened To Michelle's Speech Tonight - Rmoney Said.....

Can tourists access the national health care system in the United Kingdom?

Ed Koch Hospitalized: Former New York City Mayor Treated For Anemia

Let's all give best wishes to Pauline Marois and her Parti Quebecois

So much for the old "Tell Senator Jones to stop hating America" bit...

Damn, another night when I can't sleep.

Bill Clinton to Arkansas Democratic convention: GOP 'Built' National Debt

And you think you have problems...

The latest psychotic 'Freeper Babe' to promote the coming civil war when blacks storm flyover count

One of my most favorite quotes from Michelle Obama from tonight's speech...

I Sense That A Long-Simmering Rope-A-Dope Strategy By Team Obama Has Checkmated the Rs

Bradley Manning's lawyer demands sentence cut

Tweety!!! "That genius you guys have running for President"

The GOP from now on should be called the etch a sketch party

I Saw Tea Bagger Joe Walsh (R-IL) Again This Weekend At The Schaumberg Septemberfest......

Weathergirl goes rogue

Odd screencap from Yahoo (Michelle Obama's speech)

Willard Romney reminds me of Richard Nixon

On balance, what will Obama's reelection mean for the international political situation?

Craig Crawford: Michelle mashed Romney into tiny pieces.

Honduras signs deal to create private cities

Honduras signs deal to create private cities

The California-New Mexico Sandwich

Wanna really piss a FOX News viewer off? You know you do...

THE BILLIONAIRES TEA PARTY now available for broadband streaming

U.S. lays out examples of "gross negligence" by BP

China, U.S. divided over Syria, sea row, but vow goodwill

GOP: We Built This

Shooting at Quebec rally leaves one dead

Rupert Murdoch emerges as preferred bidder for lucrative NHS contracts

Patiño says dialogue with London will resume immediately

The Civil Rights Plank of the Democratic Party ('Cause some people missed it!!)

Way too Early with Geist is at a restaurant broadcasting with a large

Good piece on New York Times on what part of the country uses most of the safety net.

Since July 4th I have dropped 15 lb and my resting heart rate has gone from 72 bpm to 56 bpm

Ten unveils first look at Assange telemovie

Well this is unexpected: One of the Koch brothers is for marriage equality. I'm officially creeped.

Credit where credit is due. Morning Joe is treating Michelle's speech as they should!

Come on, Make My Day (cartoon)

Truck nuts

Two shot at Quebec separatist victory speech

9/5/2012: I haven't yet heard any speakers at the DNC mention "global warming"

I just went out to get the morning paper and guess what

Could Toronto's jackass mayor be extracted from office?

The DNC IS changing people's minds.....

18 Vets Kill Themselves a Day: We Hail Them As Heroes Then Treat Them Like Garbage

I Know No One Wants To Think About This: rMoney's HUGE Funding Advantage

I hope when it comes time for the debates...

Drug-war booty

I'm afraid the same people who voted for Bush....

Anti-tax and anti-grammar

Exposed: Undercover Agents at Occupy Austin Entrapped Protesters, Endangered Activists

Mourning Joe/No/Scum/Douchebag/take-your-pick is good for SOMETHING...

Why do certain people hate atheists?

i actually fell asleep last night

This is what Ann Romney and Mitt Romney never did.

The Paul Ryan Race Time Calculator!

Brace yourselves, now it begins: US News / Rasmussen pave the way for another election STEAL

CNN pissed me off today at the end of their coverage of the convention

Anyone want to join me in supporting Tammy Duckworth's campaign?

What the hell's all this "Didn't reach across the aisle" crap?

US-Funded Armies Slaughtering Record Number of Elephants

Forgive me if nothing else matters to me but this election

We're One Crucial Step Closer to Seeing Tony Blair at The Hague

FedEx Slashes Earnings Forecasts

Politics and Plutocrats: A Parade of Inequality by Gar Smith

Are these cats "Job Creators"?

For Former Exec Tony Hayward, BP Stands for “Back in Play”

Five Ways the Stanford Study Sells Organics Short

Aussies must compete with $2 a day workers: Rinehart

Reich: Romney/Ryan 'LIES' and how the GOP has figured out how to bypass all neutral fact-checkers

I wonder if this would be Constitutional:

Temkin Group Research Shows Obama Promoters Outnumber Romney’s Across Genders, Ethnic Groups...

Students, Beware: Private Student-Loan Companies Are Not Your Friends

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords and husband Mark Kelly launch PAC

Anyone else see the Rahm Emmanuel smackdown on Today?

Why must I endure Harold Ford Jr (D-Milquetoast)?

Ted Strickland Sets Crowd On Fire With Anti-Romney Jeremiad

I went to bed smiling last night...after watching Michelle.

EU prepares for clampdown on Libor-style indexes

Civil War my ass...

Cameron rules out new Heathrow runway before 2015

Civil War records, WW-II German uniforms, and the 1st Ladies' speech

I am so proud to be supporting the democratic party.


Proof that Obama is a Socialist (found on FB)

North Dakota Seat Isn't a Cinch for the GOP

Yesterday I saw the funniest teabagger bumper sticker.

Morning Joe: he is actually gushing over the DNC "3 DNC speeches better than entire GOP convention!"

Holy crap! DNC's biggest supporters this morning are Mika and Joe!

Has anyone dared wade into the Fox swamp this morning?

If what Mitt Romney is proposing worked

Tammy Duckworth is awesome!

Banker Plan Would Fund Super-PACs to Sway Senate Races

A Clarion Call for a New Democratic Era's reliability?

Today in Peace and Justice history on September 5, 1981

Union Jobs Plummet in the Private Sector {NY}

Mauritania sends Gaddafi spy chief to Libya

School Bullies Prey on Children with Autism

morning Joe talking about deficits. Cut deficits is code for cutting Medicare and social security.

Strikers march at S Africa's platinum mine

A Redoubt of Learning Holds Firm

"We ALL Built It, Together."

FINALLY, Mika said it! What everyone was thinking...

Clinton, China haven't narrowed gaps on Syria, sea


‘Anonymous’ Pesters FBI On Twitter

Those were some pretty powerful statements from Deval Patrick last night (re: bullying)

Occupy il Teatro

No cease-fire, drugs nag at Colombia peace talks

The New GOP Meme and The Tools To Fight It

Need a quick rebuttal...

The Photography Group is Taking Admissions for the September Contest

In the Shadow of the DNC, Organizers Call for a Unionized South

Find out if you have been taken off your local voter rolls

2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 Democratic Platforms on Civil Liberties

chuck todd 'a surprising number of attacks on mitt romney' really chuck?

CNN: Will Michelle Obama's speech change history?

Toon: Are You Better Off Now?

Despite absence, McCaskill is the talk of the town

Embracing 'Obamacare' with pride

Drumbeat: September 5, 2012

Paul Ryan: All wrapped up in the flag and carrying a cross.

Drumbeat: September 5, 2012

All the gop rnc accomplished last week was telling the president to go fuck himself

Drug-war booty


When Do These Speeches Happen?


Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- DNC

Old Chuckie Todd has worked overtime to find something wrong with last night's opening

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2-Not even a dead cat bounce

Bill Clinton Speech At Democratic Convention: GOP 'Built' National Debt

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3-The rest

Chicago: Riders Blast CTA 'De-Crowding' Plan at Hearing

Dear wingnuts, About Michelle Obama's Speech...

Where did the "Charlotte is unacceptable" thing go?

No reports of extraordinary rendition to torture or other cruelty under [Obama's] administration.

Top Bank Lawyer’s E-Mails Show Washington’s Inside Game

Toaster oven catfish for the lazy and ill equipped bachelor.

Koch's Americans for Prosperity Recycles Debunked Anti-Public Health Care Political Attack Ad

Media Matters re charge that Dems "purged God" from platform: Dems mentioned God more in 2000, 2004

Deepwater Horizon: BP accused of gross negligence

La. officials close 12 miles of coastline after Isaac washes up tar balls, oil from BP spill hotspot

Have you been loyal to a particular make of car?

Survivor Philippines - The castaways are identified here, but no spoilers please

Koch's Americans for Prosperity Recycles Debunked Anti-Public Health Care Attack Ad

Chuckie just played a series of clips of President Clinton talking at every convention...

Big Dawg BITES Repukes HARD - REAL HARD!

Burning Man 2012 in photos, in captions, in deep and dusty moans, Mark Morford

First Read: If you're a Democrat, you couldn't have scripted Day 1 of the convention any better

'Alien mammal' invasion of Europe

David Shuster: Obama internal polling indicates 9 + point lead in Ohio

Suspected US drone strike kills 5 alleged militants in southern Yemen

How Many Years Of Darkness Will A Second Obama Term Bring?

Louie Gohmert breaks his brain

Ten True Facts Guaranteed to Short-Circuit Republican Brains

Facebook post obliterates today's GOP meme...

Chinese drywall maker must face U.S. lawsuits: judge

Metro Detroit: LaHood reports progress on regional transit

Paul Ryan: Obama ‘Purged’ Mentions Of God In Dem Platform

There's a potential system heading for FLorida in the Gulf of Mexico

Why not move Election-Day to second Saturday of November?

Opening Ourselves to the Realities of Class

MTV Changes VMA Start Time to Avoid Clashing With Obama's Speech

Canadian Auto Workers union threatens massive strike

Ohio Secretary of State refuses to comply with early voting court order

don't forget this guy

Welcome newcomers! Check out the Non-Fiction book group.

If anyone wants some good news on the heels of that great opening convention night...

The sixth extinction menaces the very foundations of culture

Coming up msnbc- venue change?

I'm proud of my fellow Dems for giving Karl Rove the finger and telling him to go to hell

Where is Swede?

Canada: Walk Your Dog in Front of the Mosque Day (warning, really offensive bigotry)

Romney campaign announces new 'Black Leadership Council' to be co-chaired by Allen West

Bwah-hah BecKKK crybabies about being mocked and disdained by NYC wait staff & American Airlines

Forum hosting: is it OK to sign up again as soon one's 90-day term is over?

Pew Poll: More say Eastwood speech highlight of GOP Convention than Mitt's

Bummer. Tomorrow night's speeches have been moved inside.

Religion In 2012 Election: Labels Matter Less

Hey GOP...2008 remember? You and GW Bush did this to America, NOT Obama

Lightning threat forces Obama to change convention plans

A tale of two party platforms—a choice of the future or the past

Religion And Poverty: Religious Teachings On Social Justice, Helping The Poor (QUOTES)

Well Jansing Co on MSNBC needs to have her brain twisted

I was seriously impressed by our Governor last night

Plants need a 'new deal' to stem their decline, warns Kew director {video at link}

Never forget that is a right-wing 'news' aggregator.

Romney & Son Investigated for 8 Billion Ponzi Scheme -Stanford????

A bad omen from a google search suggestion

Wil Wheaton reposted something on his tumblr which is well worth reading...

FINALLY - After years in the wilderness, the social liberals are at the forefront.

Romney repudiates FDR's fear of syrup shelves!

American, United Airlines Must Face Trial Over 9-11 Hijackings

World's first vegetarian McDonald's to open at Indian holy sites

Chuck Todd: "...Mitt Romney seemed a "guest at his own convention"

An Obama Drink

You all know what happens if you only make the minimum payment on your credit card...

Organic Food Isn't More Nutritious, but That Isn't the Point

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Tuesday, September 4)

Do cats eat pears? cantalope?

The Mainstream Media Begins Assault on Organic Foods

Case for Obama - check. Romney discredited - check. Ryan - Ha! Now, about these guys ...

Right now #FailingAgenda is the payed hashtag on twitter

Judge Orders Extradition And Arrest Of Former U.S. Treasury Undersecretary

Mittens Is NOT Going To Like This Tweet

High as F@%k????

What happens next?

WIN!!! Skinner meets Mayor Julián Castro on the street Wednesday morning!

Cecile Richards (Planned Parenthood) and Sandra Fluke

last night... sorry no photos

Reigniting the American Dream: Building Ladders of Opportunity

I can give you 5 very good reasons to vote for Obama. Prove me wrong.

The woo-woos are already attacking the Organic food study.

Anti-tax and anti-spelling

Alan Grayson on Stephanie Miller now at DNC Convention 10:45 am est.

Dawn Spacecraft To Leave Asteroid Vesta For Dwarf Planet Ceres

If you can lend a hand, I'll appreciate it. Re: gift of a car/IRS and re: give vs sell

3 former Bain execs? speaking tonite /nt

‘Mounting Evidence’ of Bug-Resistant Corn Seen by EPA

PEW: Romney Loses To The Chair

No lack of enthusiasm in Charlotte

I just donated to the Obama Campaign Because Of This Quote From Michelle Obama

2 wars on a cc & richie riches tax cuts. PigliCON 16 trillion dollar deficit. Dem jobs pkg blkd

WaPo's Glenn Kessler: After defending Ryan's dishonest speech, takes issue with DNC speakers.

Samsung slammed for alleged worker mistreatment in China

I have always loved being a democrat but today my level of exuberance is

I think Obama's chances of winning have improved...a lot...

If it stinks, let it sink.... or something like that!! A guide for dealing with GOPers.

The Disturbing, Unchecked Rise of the Administrative Subpoena

Magnitude 7.6 - OFF THE COAST OF COSTA RICA (initially set at 7.9)

Detroit News: LaHood reports progress on regional transit

Thom Hartmann: Is America better off than 30 yrs ago when the Reaganomics experiment started?

Michelle Obama's performance last night in a nutshell...

Americans think “the cloud” is a real cloud

CNN Quick vote. Who gave a better speech in support of her husband?

359 posts about Hoyt after...

Religion Leaders At Democratic National Convention 2012 Range From High-Profile To Obscure

Samsung Dominates Western European Phone Market In Q2, Apple Impacted By iPhone 5 Rumors: IDC

First night of the DNC: what enthusiasm gap?

Obama Convention Speech Being Moved Indoors (updated)

The Reviews are coming in: Christie vs Castro Keynote speeches


Just wondering about Ryan

Surf's Up! 7.9 earthquake off Costa Rica!

What the Constitution and the Dems' platform have in common

My favorite Michelle quote.

Eastwooding - Mitt's Tax Returns

French Set for Power Gap in Three Years on Nuclear Shutdowns

In case you haven't seen this one yet.... awesome photo going viral on FB

CNN on Organic Produce

I've got a crush on Obama

Should the activist Catholic bishops deny communion to Ryan?

WOW! Ann Romney holding a "Women For Mitt" rally in Findlay Ohio today! WOW! USA! USA! USA! WOW!

Arianna On 'Morning Joe'

Reigniting the American Dream: Building Ladders of Opportunity

You know, it's nice to have a CIC and FLOTUS who actually care about the troops

A kitten named Ronald Reagan

GOP questions if Obama speech moved because of problems filling seats

The Generational Step-Up, and How About the Path Along the Way?

Walter Rhett: Opportunity! Health Care, Jobs, and Race

CDC: Third of U.S. adults have high blood pressure, only half have it under control

I just realized what that shot of the lone black guy in the front rows at the rnc reminded me of:

Stop the defeatist threads, non-members view this site, and it can could lower voter's enthusiasm.

Rmoney camp desperate to talk to more than 3 black people...

Just returned from a great trip (will discuss in gardening posts) - but I read 1984. Holy Shit.

Fox...Broadcasts Romney Talking Points, Attacks Michelle Obama’s Speech For Focusing On ‘Government’

Rinse Penis was mumbling this morning.

Are people worried about Paralympics spoilers?

$500 challenge eta-we are joined by eve, tammy duckworth's online coordinator.

What was your overall impression from last night?

So, TPM Polltracker has PO already at 274 EVs - with 5 possible wins still undecided!

Hurricane Isaac left the Gulf Coast ankle-deep in dead swamp rats

Anonymous group allegedly hacked Romney tax records via Franklin firm

Here is what is not being said. The repubs ran up the deficit on purpose after Bill Clinton left a

Watch the Pilot For J.J. Abrams' Revolution Now (VIDEO)

It's still about the meritocracy

If it is possible, will someone post the link to the article stating that the plutocrats pay

The Apple I-scale. Good or gimmick?

Steam accident hurts two at France's Fessenheim nuclear plant

President of Tokyo Electric Urges Nuclear Future

I sit in my cubicle and I want to draw...

Ummm... Reince and Co. - we had 19k on a wait list to sit in that stadium

CNN is going to drive itself into the ground...

The Rude Pundit - DNC Day 1: Now That's the America We Know

Prolonged CPR Holds Benefits, a Study Shows

The Big Difference Between the DNC and the RNC

Time for a visit to the way back machine:

Hey Paul Ryan, you stupid liar - GOD was mentioned several times last nite! I heard this phrase....

This is what's wrong with America...

My Wingnut/Teabag Friends Are Awfully Quiet On Facebook Today

Minnesotan David Foster to speak of his experience with Romney's Bain Capital at Democratic conventi

California Prop. 32: Fraud of all Frauds!

G.O.P. Shift Moves Center Far to Right

Mitt Romney Fills Stadium To The Capacity Of His Support

Harry Reid vs Mitt Romney...

Note to GOP - Faith without works is dead...

'I Have Not Shot Her Yet' (Dorothy Parker writes a friend while in the hospital - LOL)

Intentional Misunderstandings from "Tom the Dancing Bug"

Keiser Report: War, Whores & Welfare

Folks, was the Clinton surplus a myth or was it real? I hear we were on track

What Obama's inbox looks like [yesterday]. (Hilarious)

Fact-Wreck: CNN ‘Reality Check’ Based On A Lie

So my mother called to talk to me for 30 minutes about Michelle Obama's speech.

Sad pics of loggers in 1915 cutting down the giant California Redwoods.

Judy Blume Has Been Privately Battling Breast Cancer

Mitt Romney's Dad was on Welfare

So How Will This Voter Suppression Thing Work ?

I'm a volunteer for Obama. If you are too, check in and K&R.

Fugelsang -Pro-life quote

Getting Rich? Unlikely, Democrats Need to Fight for the Journey

The best of the American spirit?

Pat Robertson:" Dems the party of Gays and Godlessness."

Booming illegal ivory trade taking severe toll on Africa's elephants (will be gone in 1 decade)

Charlotte, September 4th

"Being President doesn't change who you are, it reveals who you are."

Venue changed at DNC tomorrow in stadium Charlotte Rs say Obama didn't have enough people

Breitbart story makes me think Julian Castro will be president one day

Anyone ridden Amtrak in Texas lately?

SHE'S A HIT! Front page of the Daily News

Word clouds: Michelle vs. Ann

Naomi Klein: Unacceptable risks in pipeline expansion to Vancouver

In America, you can't love your country & hate your gov't -- we ARE the gov't!

I am a straight black male, and I am Gawd Damn proud to stand by my LGBT brother and sisters!

It feels like a sea change to me, this election. What do you all think?

Vandana Shiva: Act for Seed Freedom

"Barefoot" shoes - barefoot running is a minor trend, and I think all the major shoe makers

More pictures of Michelle

"Paul Ryan Time Calculator" Website allows you to convert any race time into "Ryan Equivalent"

Hollywood star unveiled for Ellen DeGeneres

Day 1 of DNC gathers way more attention than day one of RNC

Tsunami Watch in the Caribbean - majr quake in Costa Rica

So--where are all the outraged factcheckers discovering the lies of our convention speakers?

Umm, every speech everybody gives now ends with "may God Bless America."

Top that, Mr. President.

Poll: Independent voters say Clint Eastwood was RNC’s best speaker

Just shut down a brown shirt whining about Michelle Obama's speech...

Michelle Obama’s speech: Both apolitical and politically masterful

ANOTHER WIN!!! EarlG meets State Rep. Joaquín Castro on the street Wednesday afternoon!

Rich Kids Of Instagram Ironically More Popular Than Major Web Sites According To Alexa Estimates

Just Two Anti-Obama Groups Spent $23.4 Million In The Second Half Of August

I liked the Ted Kennedy's tribute!!!!!

Where is the thread on Financial Statistics?

Urban Mass Transportation: Infrastructure, Affordability, Passenger Service, Environmental Quality

Ten True Facts Guaranteed to Short-Circuit Republican Brains

Driving into work this morning ...

Thom Hartmann: DNC...will Anyone Mention War?

John Travolta had six-year affair with me, says male pilot

Romney: ‘Human Activity Contributes’ To Global Warming

Question about the signs at convention for Skinner, or anyone else who knows....

So. Let's say (as I think will happen) Obama wins. What will it tell us about Citizens United?

Clint Eastwood To Publish New Autobiography...

Gays shouldn’t be allowed to marry because they are more likely to smoke

Ryan praises Bill Clinton on day of his DNC speech

Does Romney want everyone to have the same opportunity?

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday Sept 5th

Teen with Down syndrome stopped from boarding plane

(Canadian Auto Workers) CAW threatens to strike at Detroit 3 automakers

In Stadium Building Spree, U.S. Taxpayers Lose $4 Billion

Claims he can fix the economy....

ALEC Goes After the Center for Media and Democracy

Man 'swallows $13,000 diamond' at Sri Lanka gem exhibition

Yesterday, I got my pony.

Did y'all see this?

The Republican National Convention vs The Democratic National Convention Can you see the difference?

CNN's ‘Reality Check’ Based On A Lie

Fact-Checker Claims Romney Won’t Raise Taxes On The Middle Class Because ‘He Has Promised He Won’t’

Breaking.... Hacker Group Claims To Have Romney's Tax Returns

China charges former police chief with defection and power abuse

Gaddafi's ex-spy chief handed back to Libya

What the heck happened to Chris Cilizza?


National Review appears to portray Romney, Ryan as Communists

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2012 - DNC Convention SCHEDULE

I need help...I have searched the RNC...How many times were troops and vets mentioned?

Papantonio: The Deadly Truth About Accutane distorts Obama's job record.

Amnesty accuses Maldives government of beatings and torture

Wes Clark discusses what PrezO has done about debt, +

In 2000 and 2004, Nader caused Problems for Dems. In 2012, the GOP has Ron Paul

Romney doing debate prep at $3.9 million mansion

Cynthia Tucker: Michelle's personal story a political triumph

Got nailed by a 7.9 earthquake here in Costa Rica this morning......

Euro rises on report of ECB plan to buy unlimited debt

Rahm Emanuel to seek big-dollar donations funds for Democrats

Consumer Reports: Don't give up on clean, organic food

Breaking: Romney’s Tax Returns Reported Stolen

How do I Lie To Thee? Let Me Count the Ways.

DU at the DNC Photo Update: Celebritypalooza!

The Rethugs "concerns" are duly noted:

Is Romney ashamed of his wealth, a traitor to his class...

Mitt Romney's great hypocrisy: Matt Taibbi explains how Romney got rich off debt at Bain

New transport minister was fined for running over cyclist claims that calling an FDIC bailout “a government bailout” is "disinformation."

The Joe Biden factor

Andrea Greeenspan, cutting of Rahm every time he makes great points about stark differences between

Dear Anne Romney,

Actual headline: "God out of Democratic platform"

Does anyone have a link to Michelle Obama's speech.......

Medical marijuana caregiver dies in police custody

Watching 'Tremors' on HBO.

Ann Romney Tells Women, Young People To ‘Wake Up!’

Tonight...dial up warning

Power, Politics and Powerful Information

Michelle Obama's full DNC speech

Arkansas lawsuit aims to throw out medical marijuana proposal

My college friend--Kim Gillan--running for Congress!

Is there a feature on DU that allows certain DUers from

My college friend--Kim Gillan--running for Congress!

Sorry for the stir my thread caused.

Spelunkers Return From Record-breaking Cave Expedition

Mark Craddock, Christian Sect Doctor, Banned For Prescribing 'Gay Cure' Drug Used For Castration

World’s Richest Woman (Australian) Suggests Workers Should Make $2 Per Day

Michelle's speech at 12th grade level, Ann's at 5th grade level

4 Cuban and Norwegian guarantors accompany Colombia peace process: Report .

The weather forecast tonight in Charlotte is for a 40% chance of thunderstorms.

4 Cuban and Norwegian guarantors accompany Colombia peace process: Report .

Students will show academic integrity — if colleges support it

Wisconsin Lawmakers Exploit Loophole to Hide ALEC Ties

Gravis poll: Romney ahead in Ohio & Florida

Anyone heard the latest "conservative" meme about bussing people into the DNC and giving away

Is the obsession over the obsession about Hoyt obsessive?

Michelle Obama gives the best convention speech ever. Seriously.

Gabby Douglas to lead DNC Pledge of Allegiance

Mormons rally for Obama

Thom Hartmann: Are Cons Reinventing Labor Day into Billionaire's Day?

We Love Michelle - pics

Religious liberals are increasingly concerned about the slaughter of Americans by firearms.

This is such an awesome quote I had to re-post it...

Mitt Romney Accidentally Confronts A Gay Veteran; Awesomeness Ensues

How do the ratings look compared to RNC?

"Show Your Soft Side" anti-animal abuse campaign in Baltimore.

"The work begins anew. The hope rises again. And the DREAM lives on." We sure miss you, Teddy

Exclusive: Paul Ryan Quietly Requested Obamacare Cash

Rep JE Clyburn on MSNBC: "We Have 19,000 People On The Wait List For Obama's Stadium Speech."

BO: I Might Be Biased . . .

Social Security combats bullet rumors

Obama knew about peace talks with FARC: Santos .

Obama knew about peace talks with FARC: Santos .

Latest stupid conservative argument for voter ID: the DNC events require ID at the door!

TOON: Bill Clinton v Mitt Romney

Paralympics handcycling - spoiler

"I will not stand behind President Obama"

Man eats $50 counterfeit bills

Dear Ronmey/Ryan Supporter,

"I will not stand behind President Obama"

I get it now

Where is little Luke Russert? Did he not get an assignment for the convention?

From Mitt Romney's Facebook page

C-Span- The President has just arrived in Charlotte...

Do all those old white Republicans treat their pets better than their fellow man?

Lily Ledbetter: Without Equal Pay, 'We Lose What Cannot be Measured by Dollars'

Mrs. Greenspan is going on and on about stadium to arena switch... "disappointed people, OMG"

From Mitt Romney's Facebook page

From Nate Silver - "Being only tied in the polls immediately after his own convention is ...

U.S. Nears $1 Billion Debt Relief Deal with Egypt's Islamist President

C Span showing Air Force One landing now --gives me chills!

How to counter;

No ballons...

Political Conventions should be held in mid-August

An accidentally true Headline

Just saw the great David Gregory interviewing Sandra Fluke on MSNBC's NewsNation

From my daughter the fact-checker

All-in-one listing of NFL team colors?

President Obama just arrived in Charlotte

Have I missed the ratings from the convention last night? This is what I could find

Romney tax return claim made in package left at Williamson GOP office (hacking claim)

Gay Veteran talks to Mitt Romney

Exclusive: Paul Ryan Quietly Requested Obamacare Cash

Vladimir Putin Reportedly To Fly On Hang-Glider, Wear Fake Beak With Siberian Cranes

Now here's a real surprise: Companies boosted profits without hiring this spring

Republicans Baffled by Standing Ovations at DNC

Venezuelan Opposition Prepares for Non-Recognition of Chavez Victory

David Shuster: Obama internal polling indicates 9 + point lead in Ohio

Do I dare hope this could happen?

Michelle Obama speaks at the Human Rights Campaign luncheon

After many past embarassments, the RNC is standardizing on a single Presidential Campaign Song for

Mitt sucks ass, Mitt sucks ass

What the hell is Mitt thinking....

Castro's speech at You Tube and Huffington Post..not complete... WP has full speech..

Michelle Obama's Speech Written at Higher Grade Level

A wrathful God sends Nice Weather

Orange photos I didn't choose.

Breaking Bad may take a dark turn next season

Democrats drew more viewers than GOP on first convention night

Renaming, since we seem to have a good 'ol colonoscopy story thread going!

Thom Hartmann caller: My Ohio License was blocked by New Jersey! (trying to get Voter ID)

Dean Baker just now on MSNBC. No immediate Social Security problem.

Krystal Ball?? (Seen on MSNBC just now.)

Cowboys most valuable NFL team at $2.1 billion

Democratic poll says Allen West-Patrick Murphy race a virtual tie

Skittles the Dragon!

Pres. Clinton's on c-span NOW. Why isn't he on MSNBC? n/t

Just got a call from 702 614-5900 asking me...

Need a link to the Obamacare..what's been implemented and what will be implemented.

Man in 'Joker' makeup arrested at Brevard County movie theater

Love the new Clinton TV ad for PO, too bad the GOP can't make one with Bush in it...

Democrats drew more viewers than GOP on first convention night

What's on your toilet in terms of reading material?

So the language they used last night was new (to me) and interesting.

The stark, glaring difference between the RNC & DNC audiences

And Don't Forget...Rush Said the Unemployed Need to Suffer

Our mystery speaker(s) announced:

Rumor: Anonymous group has hacked Romney's tax records?

“I’ve got two words for you,” a senior Obama campaign official told ABC News, “Ford Field.”

Juian Castro's full Keynote speech.

Pyrenean desman: On the trail of Europe's weirdest beast (BBC)

Exceptional upward mobility in the US is a myth, international studies show

Weather Forecast for Thursday night in Charlotte. Not bad for the South.

Appeals court blocks Minnesota law on corporate political spending

Is the speaker list and times for tonight listed somewhere?

A view of technology which is beyond belief

DNC protesters continue march after standoff

Congratulations MSNBC

Paul Ryan quietly requested Obamacare money for his district

On Xfinity News, Comcast points out that "God" isn't part of the Democratic platform

"Something that I didn't see in Tampa -- wait staff cheering for convention speaker... Michelle"

Police release illegal immigrants after protest at DNC

Lawmaker’s suit alleges absentee-ballot fraud at North Miami assisted living facilities, nursing hom

Cheap dustpan.

What's in the toilet in terms of reading material?

An Amateur Rancher Brings the Wastelands of the Southwest Back to Life

Glacial thinning has sharply accelerated at major South American icefields

Scalia, at UNLV, criticizes notion of Constitution as a living document

5 Minimalist Blogs Worth Checking Out

Kellie Pickler shaves her head

Ann Romney's body language is so awful!

Keys To The Matchup - Cowboys/Giants

Masterdebater Mitt "practicing" in a 6500 Sq. Ft. $4 million Connecticut mansion.

Queen Romney's Target Logo Dress?

Krupicka Wins Delegate Seat in Special Election

Petri paid no income taxes for four years!!!!

What is the biggest crowd ever drawn by either Mitch Rmoney or Sarah Ryan, or the two together?

I hope this is true!! CP: Hackers Say They Nabbed Romney's Tax Records Through Franklin Office, Plan

Sununu is complaining about Michelle Obama's dress

Allen West leads Romney’s “black leadership council”

Karen Handel's book comes out next week regarding the "Komen Flap"

Rove & Gibbs at IU and Rove's race-baiting comment

DNC Celebritypalooza Part Deux!

In Isaac's wake, Gulf Coast beaches littered with oil tar

This should endear Rush to N.Carolinans ("Black Panther Stadium")

Is NBC going to do anything to make up for not presenting convention tonight?

The letters from and to Sarah Ryan asking for ACA funds for his district. (Lyin' Ryan at it again)

Zach Wahls to speak at Democratic National Convention on Thursday

Sandra Fluke was interviewed by Gregory?

Kentucky GOP Outraged Colleges Want Students to Know Things (Creationists, Please do Not Enter)

Israel: Jews help scrub away anti-Christian graffiti made by Jewish settlers

Radio host Beck renews attack on American Airlines

Going to a Great Event This Month

100 Days Out: From Serious Vulnerability to a Wave Election

Reid slams Romney over tax returns secrecy

Well, if I was running things at the DNC....

"the media made Obama own Wright, they should make Romney own the LDS' terrible record on race"


US preparing case against WikiLeak's Assange: lawyer

Good citizens check for duplicates

Been on the on-line comment section of my local daily rag ...


Sasha And Malia Head To Charlotte Thursday

Joe Klein: About Last Night: Wow

When DIY means a week of toe-curling fear

After Michelle Obama's speech, the President should steal a line from JFK:

Should only those following God embark on a pilgrimage?

Religion And Poverty: Religious Teachings On Social Justice, Helping The Poor (QUOTES)

On the decision to change the DNC venue...

A LINK to the UPDATED 'new' DNC Speakers Podium Schedule for Wednesday

Anyone know why this post was hidden?

Elephants Dying in Epic Frenzy as Ivory Fuels Wars and Profits - NYT

I love little morsels of good news. Don't you?

DNC changes Platform to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel.

ann romney: 'I know what its like to have no hope'...bullshit annie

Michalle Obama Raises the Bar!

Did you know Romney-Ryan will cost seniors more, but pointing that out is misleading?

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak DNC 2012

POLL: Viewers say Clint Eastwood talking to a chair was the best speech of the GOP convention

Bishop: Catholic Church's credibility on abuse 'shredded'

Petition CNN to fire Erickson!

Romney relieved he's not debating Senator Portman in the real debates

Is my memory faulty? What is this Clinton and republican bipartisanship....

Update on the hacked taxes

C-Span - live coverage online

Just a reminder: When talking about the deficit, call it by its conrect name--"The Bush Deficit"

DNC 2012

Democrats Add God, Jerusalem To Party Platform

***DNC LIVE THREAD NIGHT 2*** We love You Michelle.

Mitt Romney on guns and gun control

Robert Reich on Romney, the New Gilded Age and More

U.S. drone attack kills 6 suspected militants in Yemen

Genius or idiocy?

Secret Service Investigating Purported Ransom of Mitt Romney’s Tax Returns

Michelle VS Ann: Battle of the Convention Dresses...

MSNBC Wins Night One from the DNC

Convention on and speakers up now on CSPAN.

Michigan labor has a victory

Calling all Math Geeks (or non-geeky Math Knowers) ...

Sen. Sanders:Romney's wrong economic answers

Paul Ryan, Mountaineer

Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Tax Holiday

Paul Ryan, Mountaineer (or, the Further Adventures of a Lying Liar)

Paul Ryan Requests ObamaCare Monies on the Sly

A touching story about Deval Patrick...

Is (R)asmussen Going To Prop Up Willard Romney All The Way Up To Election Day?

Rep. Gutierrez: Romney Will Turn Immigrants’ ‘Dreams Into Nightmares’

cnn quick vote....Who gave a better speech in support of her husband?

Democrats change platform to add God, Jerusalem

Puente's "Undocubus" Riders Arrested Outside Democratic National Convention

Republicans relationship with government

There ya go - Ebay Executive speaking on the floor of the DEMOCRATIC Convention in support of

Okay boys and girls, who can answer this: what is the single most important factor in winning an

Are the Dems going to have a mystery speaker on Thursday?

Top immigration aide steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

Darrell Hammond on Hardball...hmmmmmm

Going back to school for progressive cause

Seth Rogen has an Ah Ha moment about Romney.

Judge Orders Jon Husted To Attend Ohio Early Voting Hearing

the term "entitlements" should be retired!

Asylum seekers trapped on Egypt-Israel border go 6 days without food

New changes to Keystone XL pipeline said to protect drinking water

From Lauren Corgo

You know what the difference is between the DNC convention and...

Democrats Efforts To Reinsert 'God' And 'Jerusalem' Into Platform Met With Loud Opposition

2012 is Already the Best Democratic Convention in Many Years

Business accountant peddles false healthcare facts to my friend, a small business owner.

Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary (UK), thinks homeopathy works

Ok was anyone else balling at Andy's final speech of his tennis career??

I just used "ignore"...

chuck norris claims there will be 1000 years of darkness.....

Scientists have published the most detailed analysis to date of the human genome.

iPhone app The Crate Escape: Seamus Unleashed

"Pro-Palestinians" don't seem to be "pro-anyone"

Pakistan orders Save the Children foreign workers to leave

Tonight's Convention Speaker Schedule (from and

Deputy Sheriff Decries Romney’s Plan To Cut First Responder Money

Breakthrough study overturns theory of 'junk DNA' in genome

I'm ready for some football ...

Cross-linked from Gardening - photo/diary of our trip to Decorah Iowa to speak at the Seed Savers

Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s false accusation of a misquote (towards Israeli ambsdr to US)

Clinton: No one could have restored economy to full health in 4 years

Democratic Underground: more interesting than the 2012 Democratic National Convention?

When will Lying' Ryan's lies catch up with him?

Pew Poll: Obama in a Word: From ‘Inexperienced’ and ‘Change’ to ‘Good’ and ‘Trying’

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales attacks government's 'snooper's charter'

Lyin' Ryan: Clinton gave us welfare reform and Obama is trying to roll it back

PCCC Raises $1 Million For Elizabeth Warren

Dem Senator: Romney Will ‘Put Middle Class On The Roof’ (Patty Murray)

Is Chris Matthews rude to his staff?

One for the ladies. Johnny Depp or Brad Pitt

Christopher Dilts for Obama for America

$250,000 worth of Bitcoins stolen in net heist

White House Mobile App

Fact-Checking Ann & Mitt Romney's Early Hardknock Years

Martin Bashir - Rep. Welch: ‘Ryan is becoming the fibber-in-chief in this election’

Yet another symptom of getting "on in years."

After Bucking Federal Judge On Early Voting, Ohio Secretary Of State Ordered To Appear In Court

The Romney Pokey

After last night, Michelle has gone from star to Super Nova...

No Friggin’ Big Hats!” at this convention!

Clinton: Give Obama time to clean up GOP ‘mess’ (speech excerpts)

DNC changes Platform to recognize Rome the capital of Italy.

"I'm pro-choice. My opponent is multiple choice." - Ted Kennedy

I was skeptical about Astrology until I saw this thread on Ann Romney's chart:

LTTE: "Many women" support RepubliCON policies on marriage, abortion, etc.

Man in Joker makeup arrested at Florida theater

"We are Democrats! And don't you ever forget it!" Another man on fire - don't know who he is, bu

'Something Really Wrong': Tens of Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Up on Lake Erie Shore

Coastal plant thought extinct for 65 years discovered, put on endangered list

And now for some fun: Romney in Bad Lip Reading

Democratic National Convention tweets surpass RNC on first night. (Chris Rock tweets also)

Has anyone asked Romney where his tax returns are today?

Senator Dianne Feinstein says she'll reintroduce assault weapon legislation

Human torso found in suitcase pulled from Lake Ontario

The Troubling Myths of Opportunity and Mobility in the Democratic Convention

Paul Ryan's Claim to be First Man on the Moon Debunked!!!

Michelle Obama's convention speech lights up Twitter

Need Ideas for a simple decorative pie topping

US Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, Kansas City, Missouri

Feds probe alleged hacking theft of Romney's tax returns

Another $100 Campaign Donation for President Obama from me if any DNC speaker....

Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) speech hit it out of the park !!!

Supervalu to Close 60 Underperforming Stores

Thousands call for CNN to fire Erick Erickson for saying the DNC is like the 'Vagina Monologues'

"Top Clinton Aide Debunks ‘BS’ Claim That He Supports Romney" by Joe Conason at the National Memo

Rep. Cleaver To Obama: ‘Continue To Speak Of Hope’

Are you better off than you were four years ago?

Er...NO BALLOON DROP tomorrow night? What do you mean by "NO BALLOON DROP?"

Consumer Fees Unrelated to Swipe Fees: Survey

Students, Beware: Private Student-Loan Companies Are Not Your Friends

Anyone catch Trumka mention the 'Republic" majority?

Could the ESPN College GameDay promos SUCK any more?

Remember the old WW2 poster that read, "YES WE CAN!"? Now there's a new one out!!

You want to talk about a lack of enthusiasm?

Deval Patrick quote

Small rant: It is Andrea MITCHELL, DUers.

Does this story set off anyone else's BS detector?

Matt Taibbi Explains Why You Should Hate Mitt Romney Even More Than You May Have Hated Him Yesterday

A comment regarding Rep. Kevin Yoder's (R-KS) skinny-dipping in the Sea of Galilee

The amazing quote from Julian Castro

Headline at hussypost is "democrats cave". This concerns the platform, and adding god

CBS has hired Frank Luntz ---- "a number of appearances ....between now and Election Day."

NEW Michelle buttons :-)

Who else loves Reverend Al Capone's suit?

Graph: Michelle Obama Vs. Ann Rmoney

A Groupon?

Mitt: Obama’s Auto Bailout Was My Idea (LOL!)

President Obama Hands Republicans A Gift; Jewish, Palestinian Leaders Fume

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 6 September 2012

From Daily Kos: Paul Ryan requested Obamacare funding for his district.

I am LOVIN Mikulski!

I hope you saw Congressman Cleaver's speech at the convention

Where's Skinner.......

Oh oh -- Arne Duncan is speaking

Early evening DNC update -- Mike Dukakis, Abe Lincoln, Dennis Kucinich, and Mosquito Lady

"You're a cancer on the body politic..."

I finally watched the Eastwood "speech" - been traveling - my wife, daughter and I

Watching convention via Xbox Live ...

“Swiss bank accounts never created American jobs!”

Where are you watching the convention? edited

"I pay all the taxes that are legally required......."

Gabrielle Giffords to Deliver Pledge Thursday at Convention

Five Charts on the State of the Middle Class - Center for AMerican Progress

Excerpts of President Bill Clinton's Remarks to the Democratic National Convention

What time is Bill Clinton speaking?

Why is the media trying to stir up trouble between Obama and Clinton