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Archives: October 1, 2010


Who on Earth do you think you are?

The oil is gone from the gulf. Happy happy joy joy. Nothing to see. Move along.

Purdue student builds solar motorcycle on budget (a thread NOT about Meg Whitman)

The 50 Most Loathsome People 2009

Orly Taitz Endorses Sharron Angle, Calls Nevada Election 'Number 1 Race In America'

President live speaking to Young Dems at DNC Fundraiser

Potato Commission head to eat NOTHING but potatoes for 60 days to prove healthfulness of spuds

Senate blocks recess appointments with deal between Dems, GOP

OK, I'm voting for Meeks, Crist in deep with anti-vaxxers

Me, I'm hoping that the Democrats finally gain majorities in the House and Senate this November

Oregon's gubernatorial candidates are debating tonight. Live stream link from KGW.

News Corp. gave $1 million to pro-GOP group

Report: EEOC sues Fox for retaliating against reporter who complained of discrimination

Dr. Pitts talking about the PHILOSOPHICAL implications of

How many undocumented workers does Meg Whitman employ on her dude ranch?

Better bike lane planning needed......

bishop eddie: Ex-Wife Alleged Abuse in Divorce Papers

Dan Webster’s Religious “Family Values” – Disguised Misogyny: Former Gothard devotee speaks out

Is this the start of a new round of banker bail outs?

Watching Spitzer and Parker on Larry King. Sorry, but.....

I like Lawrence O'Donnel, but c'mon!

Desperate times in New Jersey

Feds Radiating Americans

(Reprise) Republic of Money: Meg Whitman

Soldiers rush Ecuador hospital holding president At least 1 killed, 6 injured in uprising, the natio

Austan Goolsbee simplifies the Bush taxcuts in Technicolor

Half the story from Oprah

Rep. Broun Claims Government Will Be Calling Your House To Make Sure You Eat Your Veggies

Joe Miller deletes his Tweets...but NOT before they were captured by Lisa Murkowski

Dust off your leather chaps, It's Folsom Street Fair time!

DC Rally Saturday

10 Reasons Rahm is leaving - on Letterman, NEXT...

Big Government For Me, Not For Thee

Super-rich and super-angry: The rich have made out like bandits, but they're still not satisfied

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & a new Kitty gif

White Guy Steals a Bike/Black Guy Steals a Bike. Guess who gets the most reaction?

Fed Sue Fox News

Looking bad for Kendrick Meek in FL. a batshit-insane Rubio with a commanding lead in polls

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm calls for disturbed homophobic Asst. AG to be fired

'Swimmer's Itch' in the San Francisco Bay

Senator Leahy press release: Senate Recesses Without Confirming Judicial Nominees

"Blackstone chief Schwarzman likens Obama to Hitler over tax rises"

On the media and tinfoil

Mark Kirk Running Like Hell from GOP label in Ads

Linda McMahon only three points down in Connecticut

Tonight's averted coup in Ecuador is a reminder that all Democracies have an immune system:

Whitman campaign calls housekeeper issue a 'coordinated political attack

Meg Whitman's $1.3 Billion Net Worth Makes Her #773 On Forbes World List

Must see documentary about Rupert Murdoch from '97! Breaking the Mirror (The Murdoch Effect)

Harry Reid....Harry Friggin Reid...Harry Wet-Noodle Reid

Democrats love a fighter.

Hypocrites abound in the GOP

Who do I turn this guy in to?

O'Donnell: 'We knew God was not releasing us to quit.'

The battle ahead after ILA's port shutdown

Conservative Group Uses Stephen Colbert Testimony In W.Va. Attack Ad

Nutmeg cries Vast Leftwing Conspiracy

3rd gay teenager takes his own life in New York

Hey David, (Skinner), when are we going to get an updated DU?

Hey David, (Skinner), when are we going to get an updated DU?

Joe Scarborough's contract with MSNBC expires in March 2011.

Hope everybody who has a couple extra bucks shares them w Russ Feingold.

Diane Ravitch Defends Detroit: Organize

Coup Attempt In Ecuador

Howard Dean, Rick Santorum to discuss politics at Northwestern on Oct. 12

Stop immigration status checks, group asks Obama

Ecuador seems way more complicated than a coup

Amitai Etzioni: Beware of Generals Carrying Metrics

Due process cleared officers, Army says

Marine's Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle could get cut

The War Addicts: 2016 and Then Some

FBI targets US Palestine activists

Audio message from al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden

Check in here after taking the DU member poll

Art students go door to door asking people about National Security Questions (ABC News)

quote to reflect upon

Stop Loss Payments Extended to December 3, 2010

Job-Creating Stimulus Program Comes to an End, Auguring Thousands of Layoffs

So, Rouse In, Rahm Out...

US Navy Spends ~$200 Million To Dock Ships In Guam


NATO Supply Trucks Attacked In Pakistan: Suspected Militants Destroy 27 Oil Tankers

Nato tankers torched in Pakistan

Whitman's husband says 'it is possible' handwriting on letter is his

A teacher pushed to the edge

Concert / Rally for Russ Feingold - Oct 30 in Fond du Lac, Wis.

Republicans want young Americans to pay for the Bush* tax cuts for the wealthy!

Your crazy aunt & charter schools

Yahoo Front Page : It's Official: The Stimulus Isn't a Waste of Money


Arne Duncan gives $50 million to charter management chains

First World War officially ends -- or the past is never really past.

Friday Chomskyism

Fundy High To Be Investigated?

Americans tread water in gulf between rich, poor

Garrison Kiellor Writes A Letter-discusses a upcoming election.

Tea Party Coloring Book Causes White Crayon Shortage

Army ‘Kill Team’ Leader Wanted a Necklace of Fingers

Conservative Immigration Group: Arrest Meg Whitman, And Her Housekeeper Too

"Nuremberg": A lost war-crimes documentary lives again -See it in NYC and soon on DVD

Regarding the latest O'Keefe scandal, and if any violations of laws occurred.

So...Will Rahm Be Expecting The Support Of Unions & Activists In His Primary For Mayor?

Tea Partier accuses Republican congressional candidate of sexual assault

America Today...class structure graph

Alan Greenspan actually wants to let the tax cuts expire?!

TAKE BUS to Rally to Restore Sanity on 10/30/2010...


Michigan Assistant AG who is stalking student leader (Because he is gay) ordered to stay off campus

Michigan Assistant AG who is stalking student leader (Because he is gay) ordered to stay off campus

Question about TARP? I keep reading about all the

'Toon from the Tulsa world newspaper this morning

Under the bus goes Nate Silver

Pete Rouse, a senior adviser to President Obama, is to replace

Email from Don Siegelman about Rove

How long before Pristeen Christine O'Donnell resigns from the US Senate to spend more time with ...

Hidden Wounds: Military, community not ready for wave of damaged soldiers

This is what my newest Senator has to say about Republicans

The Rude Pundit: Family Research Council: "Pray That God Kills the Lame Ducks"

CNN Video: Michael J. Fox explains why he's elected not to have additional surgeries

Hospital confirms another fatality after medication error

It's called money laundering

"Clams Dwindle as CO2 Rises"

At least 78 GOP candidates would force women to bear rapists’ babies

Did a single trade spark the "Flash Crash" of May 6 2010?

My thought on the Military Industrial Complex

New 3rd Brigade leader: U.S. military should be like Wayne Gretzky

Carl Paladino now admits he really doesn't have any proof of Andrew Cuomo's 'paramours'

The Long And Winding Road

Folks in Arizona please read

It's the hypocrisy, stupid!

Was having a little debate earlier about * Health Provider Conscience Rule which is still in tact

Na na na na, na na na na, hey, hey, hey

I remembered! Currier & Ives

Massachusetts progressives to march on the National Mall Saturday

WHY are the ads with dead baby pigs back?

WHY are the ads with dead baby pigs back?

WHY are the ads with dead baby pigs back?

Illinois senate debate Sunday on MTP (Whoops, it's Oct. 10)

Has anyone read Mary Tillman's Book...

A CEO learns the employees actually have value

Five Ways the Democrats Can Avoid a Catastrophe and Pull Off the Mother of All Upsets ...a letter fr

Judge Stuffed Acorns With Condoms (not a joke)

Judge Stuffed Acorns With Condoms (not a joke)

Oakland police shoot, kill arthritic family dog

The Secret PLOT To MURDER David Axelrod

NYC to curb water runoff with blue and green roofs

Maybe Obama could resurrect Leo McGarry to be the next Chief of Staff.

The sad state of our nooze media

In light of Gliese 581 (ironic pun intended) I am just asking . . . . . do you believe in . . . .

Tales of the Re-Gilded Age: Media Monopolist Murdoch Dumps $1 Million on GOP Front Group

"Fight with one arm, Goad with the other"

Investigators say dean made students do housework for scholarships

President Obama Gives The Speech We've Been Waiting For At Gen44 Summit

Bush working on his rehabilitation: Forms school deform institute to train principals

HCR: Waivers for McDonald's, Concentration, and the "UnitedHealthCare Full Employment Act"

German police violently break up peaceful protest.

German police violently break up peaceful protest.

Bloomberg blasts Tea Party, describes it as often irrational, not

Lebanon's Hizballah Museum: A Theme Park for Martyrdom

Telling the Whole Truth About the "Drug War"

Scared to Death - Julia Serano

Five Ways the Democrats Can Avoid a Catastrophe and Pull Off the Mother of All Upsets ...a letter fr

Palin accuses Rouse of stealing "change" & organizing attacks against her

Sometimes a "not-so" Great Notion

Meet Your New Corporate Masters

California's Prop 19 Gaining Steam -- Up 52% to 41%

Chris Coons on GLBTQ issues: Repeal DADT and Marriage Equality for all

Chris Coons on GLBTQ issues: Repeal DADT and Marriage Equality for all

Rahm Emanuel: Positive or negative?

Boxer Fiorina debate on the PBS stations in Cali right now

Marijuana clinic in Ann Arbor robbed at gunpoint

Is Howard Dean Smiling?

Is Howard Dean Smiling?

September 30, 2010 Paying Doctors for Patient Performance

Why does MSNBC keep updating us on the latest Jersey Shore episode?

President Obama: Positive or Negative

What an insult Whitman gave to this woman who worked for her!

Iranian hard-liners upset over political prisoners' letters -- torture, forced confessions & abuse

My LTTE on improvements by the VA since 2008 printed today...

My LTTE on improvements by the VA since 2008 printed today...

Bill Maher: When Will Obscenely Rich A**holes Stop Crying About Taxes?

Help - Help....

Pete Rouse....wasnt he that baseball guy who played for the Reds?

Cracks in the American Way, as Labor Stands Strong in Europe

Republican 'Pledge' Would Slash Spending For Education, Cancer Research, Police & Firefighters

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz calls for second federal stimulus

Garrison Keillor may be a shitty singer, but he's got this right...

"Things will get better; people's minds will change. You should be alive to see it."

Five-State Firewall for Senate

Five-State Firewall for Senate

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher: Arianna Huffington, Norah O’Donnell, Cornel West, David Cross

Rahm Emanuel

Gloria Allred press conference.

Chef Nathalie Dupree enters South Carolina race against Sen. DeMint

Congress Abandons Net Neutrality Bill

OMG: texting-while-driving banned in MA

OH NO - Its the attack of the Veggie Socialists!

For those cheering the departure of Mistah Rahm . . . . .

Oil Industry Targets Schwarzenegger

Although I live in Florida, I am more concerned about Russ Feingold losing than Rick Scott winning

‘Did she ask for it?’ (Indian women and an avalance of pink chaddis - panties)

Who is this Rouse guy anyway?

Newsweek states the obvious..."Whitman: It's the Cover-Up, Not the Sin, That Matters"

Charleston CHEF Dupree CHALLENGES DeMint in Write-In Candidacy

Friday Toons, part 4

FoxPAC doubles down: News Corp. gives $1 million to GOP-aligned Chamber

Recession Swells Medicaid Rolls in 2009; One in Six Using the Program

I'm just salivating, thinking about the newest California Governor's race polls.

Friday Toons, part 5

Women's Brains on Steroids: Birth control pills appear to remodel brain structure

New sex ed funding ends decade of abstinence-only

Rick Sanchez: Jon Stewart is a bigot

O’Donnell: God Wants ME To Win So I Can Keep FILIBUSTER Alive

Boy, 4, takes van, kills newborn

The National Agricultural Workers Survey - read this and then complain about Colbert

Tale of a Middle Class Taxpayer

Illegal immigrants deported to Mexico by plane hits a high

weird fish

Take the Pledge: Operation Recovery: Stop the Deployment of Traumatized Troops

Take the Pledge: Operation Recovery: Stop the Deployment of Traumatized Troops

New York Times Magazine Cover Boy: Glenn Beck

Failsafe is on TCM.

New Meaning to 'Onward, Christian Soldiers'

BP to USA: Don't mess with our oil fields or we won't pay you

A Taxpayer Receipt - a great idea

Alan Grayson Explains the Foreclosure Fraud Crisis - FDL

Get ready for some Southern Border hysteria from the wingnuts, HANNITY, Minutemen, et al.

Ahhh... The buried lede. All the way on page 5 from NYTimes article on Linda McMahon's run in CT

Ed Schultz 'Reprimanded' Over Chris Christie 'Fat Slob' Comment

Rupert Murdoch Gives Voice to Phil Gramm, the Meyer Lansky of the War Party

Check in here if you are going to be in DC for the One Nation march tomorrow

China using monopoly in rare earth materials to draw manufacturing jobs to China.

Whitman's Housekeeper Placement Service: Don't Blame Us!

Security: A code explodes

Invite to Drop in for some Progressive entertainment and chat

Joe.My.God, "Sen. Saxby Chambliss Just Called Me To Offer His "Sincerest Apologies"

Rank anti-mosque bigotry flops as campaign tactic

Feds Sue Fox News Over Reporter Catherine Herridge's Charges Of Discrimination, Retaliation

Great reader comment after Sacramento Bee story about Meg Whitman's "surprise" at the letter

One Graph Says It All! - GOP pledge reduces deficit less than Obama's budget

Taxpayers Get $1 Billion Profit on U.S. Treasury's Sale of Citigroup Stake

Linda McMahon: I Don’t Know The Minimum Wage, But Lower It

Friday Toons, part 2

Sen. Bernie Sanders will be a guest Sunday morning on CBS's Face the Nation

Harper's man in Washington bids the town a weary (but sharply worded) farewell

Harper's man in Washington bids the town a weary (but sharply worded) farewell

Just a click away: Italian masterpieces go online

Friday Toons, part 3

Dear Jon Stewart: Yes, Dan Webster Really IS That Extreme!

Fiorina Called For Imprisoning ‘Employers Who Knowingly Hired Illegal Imigrants-

Tea Party-backed candidate loses high court appeal over ballot signatures

An interview with Charles Ferguson...

Chronicle Project:: ReDefining the Bible

Ever wonder why so many hate the USA? U.S. infected Guatemalans with STDs 60 Years Ago

Rahm Emanuel: Puppet master or just a bad adviser?

IRS Offers Tax Break for Homeowners With Defective Drywall

IRS Offers Tax Break for Homeowners With Defective Drywall


Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act, or CALM passes HOUSE & SENATE!

Ok. NOW I'm not getting the flu shot

And so it starts: NATO convoy attacked in Pakistan

And so it starts: NATO convoy attacked in Pakistan

BBC: the Obama administration's intervention in the fortunes of Detroit has clearly worked.

Democracy Now's Amy Goodman to be on John King's CNN show tonight

Great takedown of batshit crazy DeMint

One Nation rally tomorrow-175,000 union members to show, for starters...

Oakland police shoot 11 year old arthritic family dog 3 times with glock in his own backyard

Think the GOP is in trouble? Jim DeMint agrees with you (And me..)

Record numbers uninsured by private insurance

After much strategic pissing and moaning on our part, we win one! No Recess Appointments!! Yay!

Stuxnet Malware Mystery Deepens: Another Hint Of Israeli Origins

Statement from Admiral Allen on the Transfer of Oversight Responsibilities


Rouse was Chief of Staff to Republican Lt Governor Miller of Alaska in early 80's

Shocker! - Top uniformed officer says cuts to Pentagon budget would endanger U.S.- The Hill

Over 100 GOP candidates support forcing women to be pregnant even in cases of rape and incest...

I know it's boring but petitions still work

Legislation would take aim at cell phone 'bill shock' by requiring warnings

Immigration Lawyer: Whitman Failed To Sign Off On Housekeeper's Form

Most Tea Partiers Think Free Trade Agreements That Tea Party Candidates Support Are Bad

Friday Toons, part 1

Did the Stimulus Create Jobs? YES

Free speech T.V. live stream .......(They will cover the One Nation March)

Alan Grayson’s FL Republican Opponent Tied To “Biblical Stoning” Movement, AKA Christian Reconstruct

The TRUTH behind Palin's 'Stalker' - link below

Detroit Free-Press reporting Asst. AG was NOT suspended; he took a leave of absence

Old but live dog in a trash bin

President Obama extends Bush's "State of Emergency". It's the wrong emergency!

Time now for another Friday edition of the Last 24 Hours of Police Misconduct from InjusticeNews

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan releases statement on recent LGBT youth tragedies

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan releases statement on recent LGBT youth tragedies

Have you asked your senators to sign the Sanders letter

Change to 'Bios' will make for PCs that boot in seconds (BBC)

Change to 'Bios' will make for PCs that boot in seconds (BBC)

California creates health benefit exchange, unveils website

Humor from Texas: CECEDE!!! (Pic)

Taiwanese animators take a stab at animating Woodward's book on Obama

Rick Sanchez is missing...

Stephen Colbert destroys Scalia's interpretation of Constitution

Researchers Found 40-Fold Increase In Carcinogenic Compounds In Gulf

Rahm Emanuel never called you a "fucking retard".

Whitman just threw her husband under the bus. Okay EX- husband.

Paging David Shuster! Paging David Shuster! There is a job opening at CNN. Paging David Shuster!

Rahm is gonna rock this town.

Did Meg Whitman have OTHER illegal employees in 2003? Maybe 10 of them?

CNN's Rick Sanchez: 'Jon Stewart Is A Bigot' -- And The Jews Run CNN

Krugman: Models Versus Slogans

Is the United States in decline or ascending?

I encountered a Sikh on the 'T' one day.

Stiglitz and Bilmes: Wars could cost $4 trillion to $6 trillion


Happy Birthday JIMMY CARTER!

On "punishing" the successful with higher taxes

About Those Goings-On in Pakistan

Just Say Now Launches Online Phone Banking for Marijuana Reform - FDL

Now the Government is X-Raying You While You Drive

Posts indicate alleged sex-snooping victim e-mailed staff for help before suicide

Posts indicate alleged sex-snooping victim e-mailed staff for help before suicide

Republican 2010 Promises

Watch MSNBC ignore the Rick Sanchez epsisode..

Do you believe the Republicans will invade Iran if they win the 2012 Presidential election?

Feeling calm for the moment??? Not fired up? ...

"The Cocaine in My Butt is Not Mine" Defense (but the weed is?)

Remember a old DU feature: Ask the Admins?

If Whitman had fired Nicky Diaz because of the mismatch letter she could have been sued.

Darth Palin...


Walter Cronkite in action receiving word of LBJ's death by phone while on the air

Ah-you DUers are "Deranged Idiots" according to a local paper

Rick Sanchez: Jon Stewart A 'Bigot,' Jews Run CNN & All Media

The FBI on an intimidation spree

My solution you ask?

CNN just quoted someone calling Palin a "half-baked Alaskan". LOL! n/t

Today is a momentous day in my area-mine and THIS were the editorial page

An international comparison with US schools:

Michael Moore: Woodward Book Reveals That Civilian Control of the Military Is a Joke

OMG OMG, I earned .69 cents so far this year....

Actions to Stop FBI Repression Take Place Across the Country Oct 4th and 5th. We Need You!

Pharmacists slam Wal-Mart's new Medicare drug plan

British army claims having openly gay soldiers has 'increased productivity'

Funniest Freeper excuse for Meg

in DC

Rush: If Osama bin Laden shaved and changed headwear "he could run as a Democrat ... and get elected

Face it--- We hand wring--- they napalm....

Congrats to Blackwater for its fat new State Department contract!!!

Google offers JPEG alternative for faster Web

Please, please, please donate to defeat BACHMANN and elect

I'm pretty pleased with Rouse for CoS.

Pot smoking mom duck taped her toddler son to the wall

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education

Insurer Cuts Health Plans as New Law Takes Hold

DNA ... Remember Rosalind Franklin .. ???

Northrop Grumman’s Shipyards At Avondale, La. Crank Out More Crap

“Radio as the Eighth Great Power”: Joseph Goebbels

the Moral of the Story: Don't fuck with Jon Stewart!

Crisis in Pakistan: Possible Army Coup in Works, as US and Pakistan Clash

(Good Riddance) Rahm was the force behind the White House's refusal to hire Howard Dean

What's up with this Meg Whitman's hubby?

What they aren't telling you about McDonald's "Health Insurance"

Whitman: Ok, Fine, Maybe My Husband Knew Maid Was Illegal

Please Help! (Sidney, N.Y.)

On the subject of bullying...

On the subject of bullying...

On the subject of bullying...

On the subject of bullying...

On the subject of bullying...

On the subject of bullying...

Coup in Ecuador thwarted

Obama can fire up the base if he hires Dean to replace Rahm

That poor kid who killed himself, Tyler Clementi? It was the Internet's fault.

Whatever you think of the story, "Answering alarm, Oakland police kill family dog"

Whatever you think of the story, "Answering alarm, Oakland police kill family dog"

Should we start a Distraction of the Day thread?

Should we start a Distraction of the Day thread?

Finally some good news: MSNBC to broadcast One Nation March

iS "Big Brother" WATCHING at DU

iS "Big Brother" WATCHING at DU

Joel Klein says PE teachers should earn less than math & science teachers

Joel Klein says PE teachers should earn less than math & science teachers

Time-Life: The Nazis

The immortal bin Laden leaves another voicemail, why is he still 'out there'?

Michigan AG Cox suspends Assistant AG Shirvell

Michael Moore: Dwight Was Right (beware the military-industrial complex)

Oakland police shoot, kill arthritic family dog

Oakland police shoot, kill arthritic family dog

The Full Sanchez Interview RE: Jon Stewart's a Bigot is Pretty Stunning.

Tired of Rachel bashing Democrats. She totally doesn't get it re: the M$M!

Glenn Beck: Slavery "started with seemingly innocent ideas"

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

The Friday Afternoon Challenge Question has returned!

The Friday Afternoon Challenge Question has returned!

The Friday Afternoon Challenge Question has returned!

The Friday Afternoon Challenge Question has returned!

Drift smoke rules the end of fire season (DIAL-UP WARNING)

Stop freaking out that Pete Rouse once worked for a Republican

Do Right-Wingers deliberately choose people like Palin, O'Donnell, etc

Were you ever bullied in school?

Were you ever bullied in school?

San Diego Homeless survey has chilling results

Four US teens bullied for being gay commit suicide in a month. This shit must stop.

Stephen J. Cannell died...

Bill Donohue bashes victims of pedophilia...

CNN fires Rick Sanchez

Coup Attempt in Ecuador Is a Result of Sec. Clinton's Cowardice in Honduras

Do you favor or oppose an invasion of Pakistan?

Starvation at home...


The Logical End-Point of Capitalism

I wish I had cached-American Contractors in Iraq . com is no more

Drugs found in man's buttocks isn't his.

Drugs found in man's buttocks isn't his.

Obama and Biden Try Scolding Voters to the Polls

Obama and Biden Try Scolding Voters to the Polls

Brown v. Whitman Debate: Meg Does NOT Support Immigration Reform

my partner witnessed something terrible yesterday...

Michael Moore: Five Ways the Democrats Can Avoid a Catastrophe and Pull Off the Mother of All Upsets

James O'Keefe's CNN Stunt Finally Wakes Up Some on the Right

Bob McCarthy Unplugged

Rachel Maddow: "I plan to scream bloody murder" if we go to war against Pakistan

1-800-Dial-A-Dominionist –If you're concerned about the religious right dictating your life, takenot

Homophobic rapper 50 cent uses Twitter to call on gays to commit suicide

LGBT Americans: Act Now to Prevent Painful Tea Party Hangover

Great news for those who signed the EFF petition

A DU collaborative thread: The Bailout aka Troubled Asset Relief Program/TARP

Some extreme anti-smoking advocates need to get a life

Please take the 2010 Democratic Underground Member Survey.

News Corp. gave $1 million to pro-GOP group, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, this summer

Schwarzenegger signs Obama's health care bills

'Rethugs ask "Where are the jobs?" and no one seems inclined to answer, "Your party got rid of them'

Kaufman to Replace Warren

**** Heads Up: Obama Delivers Remarks at DNC Gen44 Event, Live 9:15pm ****

President Speaking to Young'ins

Obama gave the PERFECT easy line to use for 2010 midterm "spin": They Think We Forgot!

DU, I want to make this CRYSTAL CLEAR

So, who is Pete Rouse?

"Interview: Pete Rouse" (the presumptive new Chief of Staff)

Pete Rouse...

We're so sorry, Uncle Albert

Please take the 2010 Democratic Underground Member Survey.

Welp... I'm going in. Driving across the state tomorrow for my 35th high school reunion.

AOL: Sorry, there are no items in your Lifestream, but here's a baby bunny :)

The Verve - Life's an Ocean (Glastonbury 08)

I need the link to Rachel Maddow.

Any Oklahoma Aggies here?

TARP Bailout to Cost Less Than Once Anticipated

Trivia -the useless kind. (WARNING-spit reflects might happen-I almost did)

Kentucky Senate Rasmussen poll: (R) Rand Paul leads (D) Jack Conway by 11 (September 29 polling)

For Democrats, it's Rove time: rally the base and save Congress

Pres. Bartlett's aid Charlie Young now working for President Obama

last accident update I hope

Consumer Reports launches health web site

President Obama will be interviewed at 11:00AM on the Warren Ballentine radio show

Andrew Sullivan's Open Challenge to O'lielly: Debate Me

"Pete Rouse is invisible and methodical – the anti-Rahm."

President Obama's statement on California Health Benefits Exchange

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Released From Hospital

Sautee onions, peppers, and garlic...

Here's what the media and rethugs are counting on

Well Duh......

POTUS to Pelosi: more "campaign events in the works..."

PLEASE! HELP me respond to my Right wing doucehbag Representative...

Nate Silver: G.O.P. Stays on Upswing in Senate Forecast

Do dating rules change for your 19yr daughter if he happens to be a 30yr old NFL player?

Is that all there is ??

New Chief of the Staff Pete Rouse

Pure Heaven

Sullivan: Obama's speech to Gen44 knocked my socks off.

Lets put Obama's current political climate into perspective.

S**t happens- even to cops.

In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue

Hack the Planet!

Tomorrow (10/1) is World Vegetarian Day (according to my local pizza place, anyway)

Desert Rose

"Report: Axelrod Was Assassination Target"

I'm about to undertake a great mystical experience.

For oldtimes sake. Sunrise, Sunset

Now is the time!

This just came up on our radar.. Yet another unknown-to-us California wonder..

MA: Cahill running mate defects to Baker.

Pew: Obama Viewed as Doing Better than GOP Leaders in Explaining Vision

Obama should hire Dean to replace Rahm, THAT will fire up the base

Now It's Rouse's Show

Palin will raise cash for the RNC next month

Rethug candidate Tom Ganley accused of sexual assault

Obama Admin's FTC's New rules for debt relief companies taking effect....

DAMN!!! there are a lot of undecided dem. voters out there according to PPP

Can't keep it in

Why does this guy Bin Laden pop up just before every election

Raj Date Joins Elizabeth Warren At Treasury.

Quinnipiac Has Scott (R) over Sink (D) for Florida Gov. on 9/23-28

Seven words you can't say on DU

The chief of staff of change

Senator Franken: The importance of the Reocovery Act

PPP: Voters are more angry at Obama than rethugs

Dems seek to intensify efforts against Boehner


Winning Over Your Own

Check out this travel log...

BofA delays foreclosures in 23 states

WAY off topic and superficial, but is anyone watching Ed Schultz right now?

Beinart: Exit Rahm. Left Turn Ahead.

Five Ways the Democrats Can Avoid a Catastrophe and Pull Off the Mother of All Upsets

Gallup: Young Voters Move to Democrats

Heads up: On C-Span tonight, starting 8pm ET, there will be 4 debates:

Cool Idea Friday-Give taxpayers a receipt

Good Rahm! Bad Rahm! DU having a bipolar moment.

Anyone ever just feel....crazy?

"So Please, a little respect, for I am Costanza, the Lord of the Idiots!"

EPI: Another step towards immigration reform (updated)

Fiorina: imprison employers for hiring illegal immigrants. Conservative group: arrest Whitman

Got a question about web-hosting companies; would appreciate some knowledge

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Ron Johnson Opposed Child Sexual Abuse Victims Act

Herding Donkeys -- A GREAT article!!!

(R)asmussen moves Wisconsin Governor race from lean GOP to toss up as Barrett closes in

Good Maddow! Bad Maddow! DU having a bipolar moment?

'True Blood' most gay-friendly show on TV, officially

Good morning Lounge

What do you call two lawyers stranded on a deserted island?

Donors stop feeding money to Dem candidates and start giving money to democratic ideas.

I just lost all respect for Mayor Bloomberg

WGN POLL: IL Gov: Quinn (D): 39% Brady (R) 38%

what's up with Marco and Amber?

How do you know when you have absolutely no more self-respect... no more dignity?

Thank You Rahm and Welcome home! Job well done, it wasn't perfect but it was effective.

Photo: Justice Kagan

I'm ready for the Big Weather:

**** Heads Up: POTUS Makes a Personnel Announcement, Live 11:05am EDT ****

I tense/ill? YOU tense/ill !!!!!!!

Facepalm x 2

Photoshop Disaster! Or, Dismemberment Is the New Black

In Midterms, Dems Gain With Young Voters, Slip With Hispanics

Is MSNBC hoping for a failure-of-a-rally tomorrow?

Okay DIY'ers...Question!

I took the survey.

The limit of my ambition.

Friday Stumper: What ties these three songs together?

Anyone ever been the proud human parent of a Bengal Cat?

Photos: "Rahm-a-done." (The Obama Presidency, Day 620)


I just changed my voters i can vote in Novembra

Cats and Vegans

If you ever make a movie about World War II in Europe,

My mother has been a life-long R, this did not come easy for her...

Stories from the Road: The Dark Side and Human Nature

Krugman on "one of the few policy options for tackling unemployment available "

GOP pledge reduces deficit less than Obama's budget

Switching to Glide


Friday, October 1. William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

"The turban is not for sale."

Pete Rouse....wasnt he that baseball guy who played for the Reds?

We dodged the bullet, yet again.

How hard is it to strip paint?

I am over cyber bullying; there are some horrid people walking this earth

CNN survey: "Would you buy gold from an ATM?" - FUCK NO!

Street Art

The new United-Continental Airlines - The 'Continental' is silent. (pic)

Fight Club: Vader Vs. Harry Potter

Let it Ride..


Anybody had snow yet? I dreamed last night it was snowing where

"Punch the Clock" is Elvis Costello's best album.........

The Rules vs. The Game

So, I found this in my wife's desk

Friday Drinkin' Song!

It's MLB playoff time!

Tell me this isn't going to happen here at DU. Please?

just to keep it straigh in the florida senate race is getting better based in part on your feedback.

A question for those ere that may be well versed in herb lore.

And finally: Never, EVER eat here.

Rich Sanchez fired by CNN, blames the Jews.

I'm Glad Rahm is Gone...but who will replace him? What if Obama isn't a Good Administrator...

My homeboy will be back on DU on 10-28-2010

A confession: I used the ''whiner'' talking point in a job interview a few years ago

DUers in the Carolinas, Virginia, PA, MD, DE, NJ, report in:

A Day In The Life

Shit - I'm at least an hour behind on my Martini drinking.

If Sauron, Gandalf, Palpatine, Galactus, Muad'Dib, Dr. Doom, Q, Merlin, and all the Aliens teamed up

don't know if this one has made it 'round here yet...

I'm going on a date tonight!

Rouse hailed as first Asian American chief of staff

I am SO over this "Werewolf" thing...

PPP: Rahm has a 50/30 favorability rating in Chicago--he's strongest with Liberals!? 59/19

did you see tears?

If DU went POOF or you got the pizza, where would you go?

Mobile Cuisine

How hard is it to strip joints?

I hope you like fruits and vegetables...

Let's talk about Duct Tape, Shall We?

Love em or Hate em Rock bands

Timing! It's all about TIMING.

Post an offensive t-shirt image that you don't find offensive

I love the giraffe!

PHOTOS - Bad Ass Chief of Staff - Rahm Tells the GOP to Make Joe Wilson Apologize - Sept 2009

I know the calendar says it is fall

So, I caught my ornery white calico cat - Clarisse - peeing in the bathroom sink last night


A guy hit on me today

Why do some poster post with lots of blank lines with dots in them,

New cat problem

Heaven got a new puppy today.

Hey guys - I love you all!!!

who started this msnbc is just like Fox News???????

Friday's kitteh

If you only had a day or two to be in London, what would you do?

RIP 160g Ipod - you have served me well

Amazing electronica from Ulrich Schnauss

Newsweek Generic Congressional Poll. Democrats lead 48-43

Since Jews control the media...

The One Big Issue That Would Benefit Obama Immediately and Put The GOP on the Defensive: Outsourcing

Fuck ups in "Smokey And The Bandit"

The police, fire department and doctors say I'm a very luck man. What do you think?

Please take the 2010 Democratic Underground Member Survey.

Document Flaws Have Put Brakes on Foreclosures

Federal prosecutors seek dismissal of perjury and fraud charges against Tustin man

Candidate's campaign finance called into question

Candidate's campaign finance called into question

"Concerned Taxpayers of America" Throws Money against MD Congressional Dem & MORE against DeFazio

Ecuador 'coup': 50 injured in clashes

Feds Sue Fox News Over Reporter Catherine Herridge's Charges Of Discrimination, Retaliation

California union attacks Whitman over maid issue

For-profit colleges hit again in Senate hearings

Panasonic Corp. & Whirlpool Corp. subsidiary agree to Plead Guilty for

China's Sinopec to Invest $7.1 Billion in Repsol Brazil (oil and natural gas deal)

Cuccinelli donates funds to veterans

Seven Die In Explosions During Nigeria Celebrations

U.S. government funds may have gone to Taliban

WikiLeaks chief lashes out at media

Soldiers rush Ecuador hospital holding president At least 1 killed, 6 injured in uprising, the natio

Militants set fire to NATO supply tankers in Pakistan

OAS meets to discuss Ecuador uprising, approve resolution

A Single Sale Worth $4.1 Billion Led to the ‘Flash Crash’

France Scores An F in Education

Four suicides last week at Fort Hood

Iraq breaks record for longest time with no government

Wall Street flash crash sparked by computer algorithm

CNN's Rick Sanchez: 'Jon Stewart Is A Bigot' -- And The Jews Run CNN

1,200 NASA workers to be laid off

Google offers JPEG alternative for faster Web

Pakistan wants meaningful, result oriented dialogue with India: Foreign Office

Shinnecock win federal recognition

Osama Bin Laden Still Talking Despite Rain of Drone Strikes

One large trader led to May 6 stock market plunge

SEC, CFTC blame algorithm for flash crash

U.S. to apologize for STD experiments in Guatemala

US judge asks Vatican to serve court paper to Pope

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday October 1

Meg Whitman's Husband: It's "Possible" I Saw Letter

Exclusive: Blackwater Wins Piece of $10 Billion Merc Deal

TARP bailout to cost less than once anticipated

Net neutrality bill blocked by Republicans

Consumer spending up, inflation muted in August

Americans tread water in gulf between rich, poor

Senate candidate Ron Johnson says global warming 'unproven'

Yemen: U.S. has carried out airstrikes in Yemen

China launches Moon mission

Officials think bin Laden involved in Europe plot

FBI says cyber-thieves stole $70 million

U.S. puts health insurance prices online

Federal loan money heading to small businesses

Breaking News: Bank of America to halt foreclosures in 23 states because of document problems

Prolific TV producer Stephen J. Cannell dies

Bias crime charges weighed after NJ teen's suicide

U.S. power plants at risk of attack by computer virus like Stuxnet

Underrated rock bands/musicians

Photos Show U.S. Soldiers Posing With Afghan Corpses

A Teary Emanuel Gets Dead Fish At White House Send-off

Assistant AG takes leave amid gay-bashing controversy (update: not suspension)

Assistant AG suspended over gay-bashing blog

'Austrian tax evasion whistleblower' dies in Swiss jail

My family's in need of some of those righteously reknown DU good things, please.

Postal Service anticipates $6 billion year-end loss

NEWSWEEK Poll: Anger Unlikely to Be Deciding Factor in Midterms

Rahm Emanuel Steps Down, Pete Rouse Will Be Interim Chief Of Staff

" Herding Donkeys!" ......... Ari Berman--The Nation

"Curiously, the only thing to go through the bowl of petunias' mind was "Not again."

News Corp. gave $1 million to pro-GOP group

CNN Fires Rick Sanchez After Comments About Jews, Jon Stewart

Victims bound during robbery at medical marijuana clinic in downtown Ann Arbor

Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Bill to Reduce Marijuana Penalties in California

Dems defend record

Meg Whitman: Gloria Allred Press Conference 9-30-10 Part 2

Meg Whitman: Gloria Allred Press Conference 9-30-10 Part 1

SeaWorld's Gulf Oil Clean-up Efforts

Karl Rove and His Barons Spending Millions on Mark Kirk Ads - AmericanCrossRoadsWatch.Org

AP: Hearings Start in Plot to Murder Afghans (Interrogation Video Shown)

Teacher attacked in class

Ellen DeGeneres - "Be an Ally & a Friend"

Meg Whitman - 9 Años

John Boehner Doesn't Like The Mirror

Are we being prepared?

Abbie Hoffman remembers John Lennon - 1981 interview


Michigan's Attorney General Mike Cox comments on Assistant AG Andrew Shirvell. PLUS Toobin & Turley

Young Turks: Joe Miller's Cocky Tweets

Why Not Extend ALL of the Bush Tax Cuts?

Whitman follows Palin's advice for O'Donnell and SPEAKS THROUGH FOX on HousekeeperGate

Republicans Block BP Oil Spill Investigation in Senate

Sarah Palin welcomes Sean Duffy to her Pretty Boys Club

Hold On

DN! Progressive Groups to Hold One Nation Working Together Rally in DC

An Important Message from Ellen About Bullying LGBT Suicides

Ecuador president dares crowd to kill him

Wealth Gap in 2009 Highest Ever

Fox Business Channel changes name to Fox Batshit Crazy Business Channel in honor of current guest

Israel Seizes ANOTHER Gaza Aid Boat

teabagger ad

Iran sanctions = US hypocrisy?

Weird Liberal Head Show #179: Attend the One Nation Rally

Fiorina: Send Meg Whitman to Jail for Employing Undocumented Immigrant

TYT: Tea Party Coloring Book For Kids!

Hemp Farmer (Support Prop.19 Ca.)

Papantonio and Ed Schultz Expose the US Chamber and News Corp

Papantonio and Ed Schultz Expose the US Chamber and News Corp

Gogol Bordello: Immigraniada (We Comin' Rougher)

Radio Ad: "Hypocrisy" (Reid ad)

Great New Campaign Ad by Scott McAdams (D-AK)

TYT Update: Grayson's Taliban Dan Ad

NOAA investigating husband & wife that were sprayed with dispersant while sleeping on boat

CNN Rick Sanchez Audio - Comments Got Him Fired...

What Enthusiasm Gap? President Obama Speaks to Gen44

Rachel Maddow- DeFazio fights faceless power money

Rachel Maddow MUST-VIEW: 'To Take Over Congress, No Ceiling on What You Can Spend'

Rahm Emanuel's Goodbye to Obama White House

Fraud Factories, MERS, LPS, Forgeries: Rep. Alan Grayson Explains the Foreclosure Fraud Crisis

Press TV's Kaneez Fatima discusses Austerity Measures with Max Keiser

CNN - Abbie Boudreau "Punk" 09 29 10

Everywhere (Blumenthal ad)

Spreading Democracy Dust & Jesus Juice 'over there'??

Rachel Maddow: We are beginning a war AGAINST Pakistan!!

Calif. Governor's Race Upended by Immigrant Maid

Please take the 2010 Democratic Underground Member Survey.

Forget Oxford, Christine O'Donnell's Resume Cites 'CameBridge'

It's Official: The Stimulus Isn't a Waste of Money

The BBC is on Murdoch's side

The extremism destroying the Internet's content promise

Eugene Robinson: Who Really Thinks We’ll Win in Afghanistan?

“If you want to kill the president, here he is,” he said. “Kill him, if you want to. Kill him if you

France Scores An F in Education

Feds 'radiating' Americans?

Homophobic bullying takes another child’s life

Rare Earth Metals: China's Death Grip on the Trade War (China Owns The MIC's Key Ingredients)

Best Jon Stewart Quotes Ever

Majority think ending tax cuts for those over $250 K is a good idea _CBS news poll

Newsweek Poll: Angry Unlikely to Be Deciding Factor in Midterms

Taking On China (Krugman)

'Obama's Wars': The gang that couldn't shoot straight -- or shut up

Obama Replaces Rahm Emanuel with a 'Middle Finger'

Ireland: Busted

"Some Like It Hotter" Weekend Economists October 1-3, 2010

Coup Attempt in Ecuador Is a Result of Sec. Clinton's Cowardice in Honduras

Bill Clinton’s Doctors Talk To Wolf Blitzer On Reversing Heart Disease (Video)

South Africa Metals Report Q4 2010 - New Market Report Published

Drumbeat: October 1, 2010

New rules take effect for Colorado uranium mines

Potomac Conservancy Petitions Congress for Intersex Fish Research

How Warm Was This Summer?

U.S. aims to end China's rare earth metals monopoly

A spherical power-harvesting solar cell that imitates the way trees collect sunlight

Aquamation: A Greener Alternative to Cremation?

LUMENHAUS: the responsive architecture, zero energy house

Is Albert Haynesworth just an idiot or THE biggest idiot in the NFL?

Another reason I hate three divisions in baseball. Look at these complicated scenarios:

Cincinnati Reds' celebration cigars bring smoking complaints

Tomorrow's another day for the history books!

OAS meets to discuss Ecuador uprising, approve resolution


Police plunge Ecuador into chaos (includes quotes by Correa)

Rafael Correa thread at Twitpipe

Ecuador Declares State of Emergency Amid "Coup Attempt" w/new video

"We're not going to let happen here what happened in Honduras" Correa on Telesur

Coup Attempt in Ecuador Is a Result of Sec. Clinton's Cowardice in Honduras

Chile's Pinera Backs Ecuador's Correa, Calls For Unasur Meeting

Still photos show military involved with attack on Correa

Today's Democracy Now show covers the Ecuador situation.

Hillary Clintons calls Correa to express support Spanish

UNASUR sends a strong message

Quito’s Police: CIA breeding ground

Injured Correa vows to fight 'coup' in Ecuador

Ecuadorian Ambassador rules out coup d'état against President Correa

Prosecutors are still trying to determine what caused the shootings.

Columbus Ohio mayor wants to change gun laws ...

"Wisconsin EYE" has round table discussion of Madison 5 w/police chief !

Not Mine - LTTE “Legality of open carry undisputed” Montgomery Advertiser - Alabama

Pelosi: DADT "will be gone by the end of the year"

Theodore Beale: Tyler Clementi's death was his own fault

Cyberbullying? Homophobia? Tyler Clementi's Death Highlights Online Lawlessness

For want of a key

Oldie, found in a box of slides

Palestinians building Jewish settlements

Israel-bound submarines banned from testing in Norway's waters

Stepped outside with my camera, looking for black, the absence of all color.

UN: Israelis "Executed" US Citizen Furkan Dogan

Whale snot, bat sex win 2010 IgNobel spoof prizes

Only biologists appreciate creationist horror films (SMBC)

Today in Labor History Oct 1 Trail of Tears (OS is 1/4 Cherokee I lost family) & much more

Three Solid-State Qubits Entangled: Big Step Toward Quantum Error Correction

Knot in the Ribbon at the Edge of the Solar System 'Unties'

China launches second lunar exploration probe

The end of the world as we know it

Fossil shows tall, reddish penguin once roamed Peru

New Meaning to 'Onward, Christian Soldiers'

Did Jesus REALLY sacrifice anything?

"Did Knives and Forks Cut Murders?" The NY Times on murder rates through history

Okay, where's Rick?

I don't want to attract any bad karma

Dream interpretation?

Visits/messages from the Animal Kingdom?

October 2010 - Prayer, Light and Healing Requests thread

Strong Link Between Diabetes and Air Pollution Found in National U.S. Study

U.S. apologizes for Guatemala STD experiments

FDA Report: Miracle Mineral Solution 'Miracle’ Treatment Turns into Potent Bleach