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Archives: August 15, 2011

"Battle for Blair Mountain" on CNN right now.

Who was the President at this time.

Bush 2007: Economy is great!, then IMPLODE!!!!

Tweets from tonight's event in Iowa - they're watching so we don't have to

Just Google Image Batshit Crazy.

one of the five killed in indianapolis last night was a union worker doing his job.

Iraq’s Vice President says pullout of U.S. troops will ‘improve security’

self delete

For the families who have soldiers in the field...

INSPIRATIONAL photo! She looks just like the Statue of Liberty, but instead of holding a torch...

Just wondering

Detroit Free Press: Fannie Mae pressures banks to foreclose on homeowners in loan modifications.

Is chewing with your mouth closed becoming a lost art?

Texas state debt, 2001 to 2010 grew 281%

Just love my state rep!

Just love my state rep!

Why do republicans go out of there way to please their base,..

O.K., my DU-mates, I'm preparing to *donate* to DU & will attempt to recruit Fanny Lu

Mr. "I hate cancer" Perry

Mairead Corrigan Maguire came here and spoke about her group, Peace People,

Question about donation procedure.

I do like one thing about Rick Perry.....

Todd Palin gets into it with woman who calls him a 'Sellout'

Corporations aren't people - they shouldn't have the same God-given rights.

Begala: "Mitt Romney should be shaking in his Guccis."

As Texas Dries Out, Life Falters and Fades

Even the South (SEC) doesn't want Perry (Tex A&M).

Who are these people on the stickies?

Peter Werbe from the late is on the air right now - live stream

I Finally Googled Rick Santorum & I Can't Stop Laughing.....

Grovelbot won't love you any more if you don't buy my book.

Chicago Teachers Union Strike Likely

Chicago Teachers Union Strike Likely

President Obama's approval rating will never sink below 10%. n/t

How to Do the Right Thing in a System That is Wrong?

"An' Zhengfei-ie, yer doin' a heck of a job. You remind me of a straight-talkin' Texan, Stretch."

William Broyles, Newsweek: Oval Office Appeaser

Why do the Koch brothers want to end public education?

A toast on the 31st anniversary: Upstart Polish union Solidarity seizes the Lenin shipyard in Gdansk

Kos - Both Dems projected to win recall elections by large margins

Since when are republicans going under the "Hope and Change" express?

Donald Kaul: In swerving to avoid the Tea Party, Obama has driven his administration into a ditch

Donald Kaul: In swerving to avoid the Tea Party, Obama has driven his administration into a ditch

Oh........That's Cantinflas up there!

What a wonderful holiday gift idea - books for soldiers to tape their voices

Jon Stewart Mocks Ames Straw Poll Entertainment Circus (VIDEO)


Why is Candy Crowley letting Michele Bachmann...

Republicans directly to blame for S&P credit downgrade

Hackers protest BART decision to block cellphones

Digby: King Henry decrees sacrifice

My confidence is shaken, I don't see how we move forward.

My confidence is shaken, I don't see how we move forward.

Apparently, anybody who eats a hot dog, pickle, ear of corn, corn dog, ice cream cone,

What are the benefits for donating here?

2 workers rescued from drowning in elevator

2 workers rescued from drowning in elevator

not nice, still funny...

Aug 14, 1935: FDR signs Social Security Act - 76 years ago yesterday -76 as in trombones -as in 1776

Wisconsin Recall Challenger Steitz Under Police Investigation for Renting to Sex Offender

Repuberty - from the Urban Dictionary

Toon - You Can't put Me In Jail!

The Left Coast Sports Babe on Bachmann tax comment

For the DUers with family members locked out at Crystal Sugar & on strike at Verizon

GREAT catch by Media Matters! Planet Earth - Sponsored By ExxonMobil

Tune in here for a great discussion with Professors Richard Wolff and

Oh Dear it's Peggy 'I love the sound of my own voice' Noonan

Yes! We have no bananas... We have no bananas today...

Is Obama on a political kamikaze mission?

You couldn't have a pony when you were a kid, but you can pony up now

Food pantries that help people keep their pets?

It's Romney's "Turn", Who Will Be Next? Bachmann? Perry?

It's Romney's "Turn", Who Will Be Next? Bachmann? Perry?

A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself

A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself

A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself

A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself

Capitalism Is The Crisis (2011) (Full Documentary)

Specialty grocery stores invade Silicon Valley: Non-union jobs, second-tier wages

Barry the 12 year old

Remember TALK LIKE A PIRATE Day? Let's have TALK LIKE A PALIN Day also, too

The Fundamental Problem Is Republicans Don't Think Any Democratic President Is Legitimate

The Audacity of Crazy

The Audacity of Crazy

David Cameron on riots: broken society is top of my political agenda

FBI widens its US inquiry into News Corp beyond 9/11 hacking

DJIA Sees a Sharp UP Spike at Open

been there, done that...

A couple of zingers by Danziger!

A couple of zingers by Danziger!

Don't let 'em fool ya: It's not that corporations can't get rich by manufacturing in the US,

Meanwhile, in Iraq......

Meanwhile, in Iraq......

A little disappointed with the "Blair Mountain" special on CNN.

Another waterfall accident!

Old text, new wrinkles: Did Butch Cassidy survive?

Michele Bachmann is worried about the Renaissance

Toon: Somali Pieta

A Perry Presidency - Been there... ( Picture)

Obama underwater in NY

Palin family's new reality TV show: "IQ of 16 and Pregnant"

IL Attorney General calls for ban on gel fuel products

Um... On That 2010 Election Blame Game Thingy... (From October 2010)

Bush/Cheney - The Gift That Keeps On...

Pat Buchanan has decided that the riots and looting in England

Okay, there has been this nagging question all day in my head

Ecuador: four months to save the world's last great wilderness from 'oil curse'

If Michelle downs a corn dog...Then this tops that

Spanish bull kills third victim

Obama considering extending Social Security payroll tax cut to employers!

ANY1 watch Squawk Box this A.M.? ANOTHER BILLIONAIRE agreed with Warren.

DMN Photo of Rick Perry tells it all

Imagine and world where Bachmann/Perry/Romeny are POTUS.

Nazis, ‘patriots’ and the Moral Majority take refuge in Montana

Vandana Shiva, on fighting Monsanto and other corporate behemoths

U.S. refuses Taiwan request for new jets: report

david gregory goes from meet the press to cooking on the today show

'Gush' hour nightmare - Burst water main floods Harlem streets

The Fundamentalists have upgraded from prediction to action plan

Manufacturing in the New York region unexpectedly contracts for a third straight month

I like that the donation meter for the fundraiser has President Obama on it.

California Utility Puts First Ever Company Outsider At the Helm

California Utility Puts First Ever Company Outsider At the Helm

NYT: Divining New York’s Fate Should a Double-Dip Recession Hit

Smokey Bear Fired At State Fair (after making a joke about gray hair to U.S. Sen. Rob Portman)

Smokey Bear Fired At State Fair (after making a joke about gray hair to U.S. Sen. Rob Portman)

Oh GAWD Quitter and Beck teaming up for another Save UhMurka Show

So, if you click on the "DickHead" stickie on DU's front page

AlterNet: Is Bank of America Headed Toward Collapse?

I just realized something listening to Eddie Izzard on the YouTubes...

WikiLeaks Tweet This Morning

Low Rates May Do Little to Entice Nervous Consumers

New York Times OP ED - Warren Buffet says Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

whoever the dick is that put the dick on the stickers is a dick. nt

Sen. Schumer Calls for Legislation to Secure Utility, Power Plants -FBI background checks on workers

Political activism needed to protect the Internet

Airlines Risk Deeper Seat Cuts on Economy

Nice link on Grovelbot's Big Board that I hadn't seen before. Thanks for posting, whoever put it up.

2016 Presidential Primary Poll

Download Free PDF, Kindle, Word Doc of Full Report: ‘Analysis of Financial Terrorism in America’

Coburn’s cuts: Taking on Medicare and Medicaid

who backs perry

Mortgage Settlement Collapsing?

Hats off to csziggy.

If you don't like one of the stickies, adblock can block any of them if you install it.

Just a note about Grovelbot's Big Board messages.

Look Out, Here Comes the ‘Feral Underclass’

Newt Gingrich's unfortunately decorated apron

Italian Unions Threaten General Strike Over New Austerity

What a Falling Star looks like..... From Space!

At Vacant Homes, Foraging for Fruit

Local Man Arrested for Merchandise Tampering at Area Walmart


So, if the mandates in Obama's health care are struck down,

Rick Perry Is Big Oil’s $11 Million Man

California, 2012 Pot plans shaping up

California, 2012 Pot plans shaping up

RNC attack on Obama’s bus tour ignores Bush’s political travel costs

Seniors Advocacy Group to Host Live Chat on Social Security/Medicare/Super Committee

Five Questions for Rick Perry

Bernie Sanders Talks Up Primary Challenge to Obama...

Flow of oil from the worst spill in UK waters in the past decade not yet stopped completely

Thank you, Iowa Freak Show for comic relief from 15 mos of Rick Perry & Mitromney!

SEC Said to Scrutinize S&P’s Math, Possible Leak of U.S. Rating Downgrade

Krugman: 'The Texas miracle is a myth'

How Many Dead Children for Profit?

New York breaks city's rainfall record with nearly eight inches soaking city

A call to...

A call to...

Bill would require fitted sheets at hotels to protect housekeepers

Iowa fairgoer to Todd Palin: Your wife ‘sold out’

Credit Downgrading Signals the U.S. Needs a More Democratic Economy

Which GOP candidate comes to mind when I say Greg Stillson?

Greg Valliere: Thank You, Tea Party Know-Nothings

Top Tax Rates that are $350,000 for a family as well as MULTIMILLIONAIRES&BILLIONAIRES are

Secession. Would you do it?

Let Them Eat Megabytes

Terrror, American-Style

aw yes, this is the MAN I want for president

Chuck Todd is giving some interesting behind the scene tidbits on the

WaPo: Blame for financial mess starts with the corporate lobby

Not Even Michele Bachmann Understands What Michele Bachmann Is Saying

Jim Hightower: Illegal Foreclosure Epidemic

Warren Buffett: "Stop coddling the super-rich."

El Machete toon - Why We Have Debt

Shell Oil Spill: North sea oil spill 'worst for a decade'

Is Paul Krugman DU's PCintern?

My Medicaid story

New drug could cure nearly any viral infection

New drug could cure nearly any viral infection

Great. The "citizen" exit polls don't match in WI. The same "reluctant responder" thing

The only way POTUS wins for sure in 2012 is a change in VP

Toon on Wisconsin Recall

Louisiana man admits beheading 7-year-old special needs son

Warren Buffett: "Raise our taxes" (on the top 1%)

Warren Buffett: "Raise our taxes" (on the top 1%)

John Nichols: Can We Have Health Reform W/O an Individual Mandate? Yes, It's Called Medicare for All

Delete Please

Delete Please

Potential Looms for First New York City-Wide Construction Strike in 80 Years

Dean Baker: President Obama's re-election economic policy

The Social Security Cut Washington Does Not Want You to Understand

Democrats Must Push Back

“We have no idea how he would perform when he has to make calls for the entire country.”

Since I announced that I might run against Bernie Sanders, he has given up the primary idea.

The Economic Maginot Line

Potential Perry Presidency - Been there, done that

(The Onion) If I See A Shirt I Like, I'll Usually Just Buy It By Warren Buffett

I know DUers are all excited! Tomorrow is the release of Christine O'Donnell's memiors

a friend of mine in MI sent me a E-mail that stated

Who's Trying To Take Your American Dream?

Tom Tomorrow: The Story Of Teaparty Tim And Plutocrat Pete!

Chronic homelessness and cost studies

I wonder if the reason some states, such as SC, go Republican is because

QUESTION: Was there ever a "trans-formative" president who didn't have "trans-formative" congress?

A-levels 2011: Students' futures have been stolen from them {great britain}

So, HuffPo is having an icon design competition...

So how long until someone "accidentally" refers to Governor Perry as "Governor Bush"?

Philly mayor chides black parents over teen mobs

Here is a qustion: Why is it that Americans

Publicopoly Exposed - How ALEC, the Koch brothers and their corporate allies plan to privatize gover

Bill Clinton: Rick Perry is a ‘Good-Looking Rascal,’ But His Platform ‘Is Crazy’

This time last year, all anyone was talking about in this country was...

Veteran for Peace Convention 3-7 August Portland, OR

"Saddling our grandchildren with debt"

Medicare Spending Slows Sharply

Iceland's founding fathers, mothers, sisters and brothers.

Michele Bachmann: The audacity of nope

The Reep kooks are pretending to run so Jeb looks like a winner when he announces.

Gundersen: Rainout of hot particles from radioactive clouds to continue for another year

split screen / the President is speaking as chuck todd and andrea mitchelll discuss bachmann & perry

Liberal group raises $100,000 for Warren

Perry: ‘I didn’t do my research’ on mandate for HPV vaccine

Anyone nervous about Tuesday?

Anyone nervous about Tuesday?

President Obama Joins the Cult of Economics Deniers

Is a Scorched Earth Strategy a Solution?

Long Beach police confirm policy: Detain photographers for pics 'with no apparent esthetic value'

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin made a campaign swing through Iowa today..

Vampires on the loose in Galveston, Texas

IF Americans Really PAID ATTENTION, Republicans Would NEVER WIN Elections

Worst governor named Rick?

Real wealth in New York City alone. Imagine what it is around the rest of the country.

Is America ready for Bush's Lt Governor?

If you're a Medicare beneficiary and you can't afford your prescriptions,

If you're a Medicare beneficiary and you can't afford your prescriptions,

Police: La. man decapitated disabled son, 7

Pawlenty Finished Third and Quit; Santorum Finished Fourth and ...

Ten Things Regarding Corn Dogs and Bachmanns (the Rude Pundit)

High Corn

Joan Walsh: Rick Perry's got some nerve

DU this poll!

Bomb squad called over briefcases with signs outside Boehner’s Ohio office

People who threaten to vote third-party and/or cut off support for Democrats are not tea baggers but

The Dow calmed down today and ended up.

Zeitgeist is changing RE the wars

The Tuna Industry’s Got a Dirty Little Secret

NY Times Editorial: The Widening Dragnet .....The Admin's Discredited Immigration Program

Angry Birds maker Rovio could be valued at $1.2bn

Special prosecutor named in Prosser/Bradley altercation

Broken Britian: Miliband links looting to bankers,phone hacking and MP expense scandals

Ron Paul rebukes Romney: Corporations are not people

Ron Paul rebukes Romney: Corporations are not people

surge update: Wave of Attacks in Iraq Leaves at Least 68 Dead

SNL can bring back Will Ferrell for the 2012 election season...

Topix: Did last night's debate provide a candidate you would choose over Obama?

Starbucks CEO calls for boycott of all campaign donations

PACs give nearly $65M to deficit 'super committee'

In 2006 and 2008 Republicans were hammered in the polls

"Post-traumatic Bush Disorder". -- Chris Matthews says of Perry.

Have any of you ever been HOT?

Small paper supports Verizon workers on strike: Union workers, stand strong!

rick perry or michele bachmann

Quit TALKING about primarying Obama and DO IT ALREADY

The Poor House

Wisconsin recalls: Democrats hold double-digit leads in final two races

Murdoch Dow Jones balloon reinflated 214 points!

Darrell Issa Using Govt Funded Projects To Enhance His Private Investments

Darrell Issa Using Govt Funded Projects To Enhance His Private Investments

A question about the Koch brothers and Social Security

A Circle of Protection: protecting programs for the poor

Dean Baker: The S&P Downgrade Market Plunge Myth

Ah yes, I am facing yet another Solomon like decision when it comes to my health care….

Hire of US 'SuperCop' by Cameron is an indictment on British Police

What kind of scam is this?-re health insurance and hospital bill

Iowa Straw Poll Damages Republican Prospects: Margaret Carlson

Kuttner: Talk to elected Democrats on the subject of Obama off the record & you get unprintable rage

NPR: Can the euro and the EU survive?

I think this PPP Texas poll from June 29 is of some interest

A not very modest proposal.

Former wrestler, 63, takes down robber in Boynton Beach

It’s Time for a Pro-Quality-of-Life Movement

What the fuck is wrong with these Republicans?

Will presidential elections be like Survivor from now on?

Just realized what the donation tracker at the top was.

Icelandic digital activist praises 'surprisingly good' online constitutional convention

FCC reviewing SF subway cell shut down

How the Koch Brothers Funded Public-School Segregation

Temporarily Embarrassed Millionaires

Do Americans Love War?

Just over 50,000 words were spoken at the repuke debate. None of them were "middle class".

President Obama, please, give up the folly you are on thinking republicans

Yes, Aggies are mostly Conservatives....

UPDATE on Rep. Hinkle GOP gay sex scandal - where is the national media?

This is the essential disagreement among the right and the left

I'm advocating a new law...

I'm gonna post when Rick Santorum's picture comes up

St Louis blogger Adam Shriver confronts Andrew Breitbart

Seriously, what do Obama and the Democrats have to run on besides fear?

An End-Timer, A Secessionist and a Mormon (all of them Xian wackos)

Anybody else watch the '60 minutes' propaganda show?

A Public Service Announcement for all candidates

Warren Buffett for the hour on his NYT op-ed, 'Stop Coddling the Super-Rich' - Charlie Rose tonight

New law lets schools treat allergic reactions

Whoever put up the "reef cam" stickie

Did anyone else notice that in the picture of Bachmann eating the corndog she no longer has that...

Need anyone say anthing else about Rick Perry?

Ack... who posted the eyes?!

'Stop Coddling the Super-Rich,' by Warren E. Buffett

What's an insurance company to do after that hockey shot?

The truth about protein in your diet

Rick Perry doesn't have any qualms about having innocent people executed

Who would you prefer and why? I'd prefer Mittens to Perry.

When the dust settles...the republicans won't end up with a "mainstream" candidate

Perry 'I hope I'm President Obama's worst nightmare' (Such a uncompromiser, w/ballz)

when a person shows you who they are; believe them. He is a republican that deserves an Oscar. nt

when a person shows you who they are; believe them. He is a republican that deserves an Oscar. nt

when a person shows you who they are; believe them. He is a republican that deserves an Oscar. nt

Is it possible? Could Perry of Bachmann actually win?

My daughter has a JOB! isn't much just part time at a

Tonight on Countdown

"I'm not a politician, I'm a real person..."

The Dumbest Night On Television

No Protesting At NEOCON Doug Lamborn's Office

MULTIMILLIONAIRES wanting to step up to the plate will be GOOD for U.S.Credit Rating if CONS let

MULTIMILLIONAIRES wanting to step up to the plate will be GOOD for U.S.Credit Rating if CONS let

I am *so* proud of my 82 year old father. Check out this email he sent me

Officials disconnected cellular antenna nodes in SF to thwart demonstrators

Neo-Nazis ready to 'step on gas'

The Eyes of Batshit are upon you...

FBI widens its US inquiry into News Corp beyond 9/11 hacking

Air Force Wife Gets 'Traumatic' Surprise

PERRY:"I'll work every day to make Washington, D.C., as inconsequential in your life as I can"

PERRY:"I'll work every day to make Washington, D.C., as inconsequential in your life as I can"

I am not buying the "I will vote for other Democrats" but not the President

Libya shows signs of slipping from Muammar Gaddafi's grasp

ooo ooo CNN just showed a pic of Perry with a corndog

Looks like the party switching Dems in Ga. aren't winning anything!

This just in from Alan Grayson. I'm grateful he is on a roll for US.

Progressive angst and President Obama: Its not him, its you

"...Huge Percentage of Financial Fraud Against US Gov. Comes from Healthcare Industry"

Molly Ivins can't say that about Rick Perry, can she?

So, is there any truth to this?

So, is there any truth to this?

Frank Schaeffer sounds off!

Speaking of Repukes eating odd things...

United Nations Affirms the Human Right to Blaspheme

Why Obama is often bewildering

Need some good vibes for my son tomorrow.


Rove vs Perry.... teehee

"Bankers 'R Us" The Democratic Party Then and Now (from The American Prospect)

Ron Paul attacks abortion in Ames speech: ‘All life is precious’

I sure like this guy who is speaking in Decorah, Iowa. I hope he runs for President.

An "individual mandate" to private insurance co's won't pool health risks. Medicare For All will.

90 Days Past Due Date, Ohio Senate Candidate Fails To File Personal Financial

90 Days Past Due Date, Ohio Senate Candidate Fails To File Personal Financial

Oldest survivor of Bataan Death March dies at 105

The corporatists claim they need lower tax rates in the US to be competitive

Perry Proposes Economically Impossible State Takeover Of Social Security

Have you ever been COLD, Mr. President?

Daily Beast: Bachmann & Perry Both Have Deep Ties To Fringe Fundamentalist Movement Dominionism

Michele Bachmann eyes.

Time to send John Boehner packing.

270,000 Organic Farmers Sue Monsanto

starved dog ate rocks and dirt to survive (he's healthy now). Owner charged with misdemeanor

Anonymous Targets Fullerton Police Over Homeless Man’s Death

One party has absorbed nearly 100% of the greedhead, religious wacko, and racist vote.

Texas' voter ID law won't permit VA card, with photo,

“RAZA AGAINST WAR” EVENTS 8/25- 8/27. Fresno, CA Gold Star Father Jesus Suarez speaker

"The butter cow represents humankind's tyranny over defenseless animals."

"The butter cow represents humankind's tyranny over defenseless animals."

"The butter cow represents humankind's tyranny over defenseless animals."

This is something, this outrage about MB and the Corn Dog...

What Do Elephants Really Think About It

If you oppose Bush/Obama/Duncan-style education "reform"....

Another Corn Dog Pic

Perry holding veto pen......

I'd like to make a modest prediction:

I'd like to make a modest prediction:

"Medical Field" Defines Pregnancy, Makes Anti-Choicers Angry

"Had the President and the Democrats stuck to their guns during the health-care debate..."


Arizona Border Fence Causes Flood and Self-Destructs—as Predicted

School District Bans Sherlock Holmes Novel for Anti-Mormon Themes

School District Bans Sherlock Holmes Novel for Anti-Mormon Themes

retailer pulls photo of size zero model

Is America stupid enough to elect another idiot Governor from Texas?

Whenever the President tries to close a deal the GOP will not let him. He got a form of health care

Neither do the Bachmanns nor Perry knows how to put mustard on a god damned corn dog

Censorship on Facebook?!

VERDICT In Federal Bingo TRIAL Shines New Light On The Don SIEGELMAN Case

Michele Bachman's 4pm phonecall from the President

Why does history repeat itself?

Obama Turns the Tables on the GOP’s ObamaCare Slur

MSNBC Host Lawrence O'Donnell to Take Week Off Due to Mother's Death

CNN's Soledad O'Brien Misses the Mark Completely in Special About Mountaintop Removal Mining

pastor of Florida megachurch found dead in ny hotel at age 42

The Rich Are Destroying the Economy

"REPORT: Texas on the Brink" - #1 McJobs + dead last in graduation

My E-Vote Disappeared Yesterday on Hart Intercivic System at the Orange County Fair in CA

I think nothing pisses me off more than listening to these GOP dickwads calling the President "Obama...

Catholic Christian social teaching strongly opposes tea party views

David Gregory says secession=universal healthcare

In Memoriam…

One national nightmare is over - TLC cancels Kate Plus 8

Sometimes, The editor of my local paper shows his Blue streak...(Re : Perry)

At the end of the day, it all comes down to that one big lie that became a catch phrase.

To: kids returning to school in the next few days

The Silent Terror Gripping America

I'm sorry President Obama...we are NOT the envy of the world

WARREN BUFFET: "Stop Coddling the Super-Rich"

We need a populist, progressive Democrat in the worst way...

Right wing enabled by weak Democrats and a President who barely seems aware there is a working class

The latest Rude Pundit column. It has been deemed OK to link only.

Father got tired of taking care of disabled son. Killed him.

BWAHAHAHAHA! "Bachmann Corndog Overdrive!"

The Overlooked Exit Poll Question: by Mark Blumenthal

Fareed Zakaria grow up liberals

In case you needed a photo of Rick Perry

Police Standoff

Dean Baker: "President Obama has abandoned evidence-based economics in favor of deficit cutting"

"When you go to the National Parks and those folks in the hats, that's government," Obama said.

"When you go to the National Parks and those folks in the hats, that's government," Obama said.

Bite experts conclude pit bull 'Gunner' sole attacker of Pacifica woman

UPDATE 1-Shell North Sea leak 'substantial' - UK

I hope Americans won't take offense at what I'm about to say.

Where the Stupid is Gathered

USA Doesn't Realize How Badly It's Getting Screwed by the Top 0.1% Hoarding the Country's Wealth

Obama dodges medical marijuana question in Minnesota

quiet orderly flash mob looters (video)

Women gossip for five hours a day

With Unemployment Sky-High, Employers Having Significant Trouble Finding Workers Who Are "Punctual"

Obama: "If the Supreme Court does not follow existing law and precedent, then, you know, ..."

Perry tries to scare americans: “A big black cloud” hangs over the country"

Bash the GOP in style: see your new home for the 2012 election season (and beyond)...

About Rick Perry: Cronyism, Corruption, Cracked Ideas and Cracked Foundations (links)

My new show is up

Do you have any chest pain or nausea?

Ah Garoontee! Justin Wilson shows us how to make Chicken Gumbo!

Thank you Jeebus for scrolling the MB "money shot" off the Big Board.

PHOTO: THRILLED to be home from the hospital, MiddleFingerMom spent a quiet Sunday in the park.

Four Day Police Stand-off

Revenge of the Number

Revenge of the Number

Ah, the good old days...

Happy Canada Day.... I guess...


Sunrise at Campobello on TCM now.

Great work idea you had. I once worked at a place that helped people find housing. I dealt with

Does the Huffinton Post render really slow to some here?

Catch it quick...

I'm going to make a Rick Perry YouTube video

I wanna go get drunk and post in GD.

A new life awaits you in the off-world colonies! A chance to begin again in a golden land of opport-

Is chewing with your mouth closed becoming a lost art?

It is rude to pass out in front of dinner guests?

DJ Kitty Kat

What's more important when you get a present?

Am I the only one who doesn't have a clue about who the people are in the stickies?

Cow on the lam for 12 weeks becomes tabloid star

your welcome

When You Were Young and Your Heart Was An Open Book

Princess Summerfall Winterspring

Does anyone know Domestic Violence laws in NC?

Breaking Bad SPOILER Poll

Since I announced that I might run against Bernie Sanders, he has given up the primary idea.

"Banana spider" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include it n/t

What is your favourite snack food. Right now I like pita bread with a little butter and peanut

Can People Please Donate Stickers So That The Penis Sticker Is Gone

Rogue quote marks

Wasp vs. Lizard: An Epic Battle In Photos

The Joe Cocker video that took 41 years to translate and subtitle

Photo: Since returning home, MiddleFingerMom has established some new boundaries with his neighbors

Check out my sticky!1 Magic meatloaf pan - Ezek 3.21

What is your favorite ritual? I like decorating the Christmas tree. As a teen and young

Is that Jesus up there linking to to Moody Blues?

bwahahahahaha, freakin awesome

What should I put on my sticker?


Has anyone gone to church high before?

MiddleFingerMom ADMITS to experimenting with cocaine in his youth...

DU is evolving!

Maybe sexist, but true -- women think with their think with their heads...

My father, a WWII veteran,

Aracnaphobes: Want nightmares tonight?

If you remember fountain pens, does the point become progressively less fine with us?

Bobbo -- how quickly they forget ---

Useful Dog Tricks 2 (VERY talented Jack Russell Terrier!)

How should we celebrate the peoplehood of corporations?

Someone turn off the damn water faucet - We're soaked here in Delaware

Once again, I am out of work

What's with all the cute Asian chicks on the Big Board? LOL!

I just had bagels and lox for breakfast - yummy yummy!

Dick Head

Quite by accident I found out that Pepsi Max and Red Wine taste great together.

Fictional sports heroes. Post a pic of a fictional sports hero.

I'm worried about my cat

Time again for 10 Questions - we want to know all about you

Nepal’s Prime Minister Resigns, Citing a Stalemate

Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

2 Rescued From Water Neck-High in Elevator

State Challenges Seen as Whittling Away Federal Education Law (No Child Left Behind)

Neo-Nazis ready to 'step on gas'


SEC Said to Scrutinize S&P’s Math, Possible Leak of U.S. Rating Downgrade

34 Killed in Twin Explosions in Iraqi City

Alleged gang leader reported dead after shooting at Canada casino

Obama administration encounters opposition to international climate agenda

New drug could cure nearly any viral infection

Boy Scout found after building tree-branch shelter

Gun crimes drop at Virginia bars and restaurants

Some Lawmakers Want to End Massive Recall Efforts

Durbin to endorse Duckworth in new Illinois district

Driver banned after caught using two mobile phones on dual-carriageway

Judge Ends Broadcast of Mubarak at Trial

UN investigates theft and sale of Somalia famine food aid

Google to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn

FBI widens its US inquiry into News Corp beyond 9/11 hacking

Police: Man accused of decapitating little boy is his father

Uribe's brother confirms plot to discredit Supreme Court (Colombian ex-President)

Rembrandt 'heist' nets $250k drawing

Plaza mayhem prompts call for earlier youth curfew in Kansas City

Outrage after Palestinian camp attacked in Syria

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, August 15, 2011

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, August 15, 2011

Obama begins 3-day bus tour in Minnesota

Under Scrutiny, Perry Walks Back HPV Decision

Revealed: Public utility company paid $5,000 for dinner with Gov. Perry

Bomb squad called to House Speaker John Boehner's office

Stocks rise for third day after acquisition flurry

President of Argentina Cristina Kirchner Easily Prevails in Primary Election

Guatemala's feared special forces

Warren Buffett Calls for Higher Taxes for US Super Rich

Cameron and Miliband blame bankers for riots

North Korea subject to more sanctions by Canada

Record Industry Braces for Artists’ Battles Over Song Rights

Airline sex scandal delays ad campaign

Libya’s Security Chief Arrives in Cairo

Missouri AG creates animal cruelty prevention website

Solar Firm Files for Bankruptcy Amid Competition From China

FCC Probing Wireless Blocking by San Francisco Authorities

Tainted Beef Leads To Grocery Recalls

Pfizer Plans 16,300 Layoffs Amid Health Benefit Cuts for Retirees

Turkey Issues 'Final Word' To Syria Over Civilian Deaths

Expert: BP spill likely cause of sick Gulf fish

Illinois Governor Increases Restrictions On Military Funeral Protests

Wave of Attacks in Iraq Leaves at Least 68 Dead

(UK) Riots: magistrates advised to 'disregard normal sentencing'

Obama's Gallup numbers show 12 states in play in 2012

Protesters say (Sen)Toomey(R-PA) meets with fat cats but not jobless

White House: U.S. Would ‘Consider’ Staying In Iraq Past 2011

International student swept over Niagara Falls after trying to take a picture

Michigan war veteran to challenge U.S. Rep. Upton

Obama Says Warren Buffett is Right About Taxes

Radical overhaul of military retirement planned

Why do the most favored Republican candidates have a Stepford quality?

S & P Downgrades Iowa’s IQ

Since companies claim that it is the shareholders that require them to move


It's the aquatic version of "Go ahead... pull my finger!!!"

OW!!! Someone's gonna be callin' Child Protective Services on me in 5-4-3-2-...

I hope Preesident Obama doesn't get all conciliatory and respectful towards Perry

Pro-China, Anti-America Secessionist Grifter Rick Perry has a bus of his own.

Oh, Jesus Ducking Christ!!!!!!!

Rick Perry - Obama's 2012 rival is into popcorn, wearing undies made by mum and executions

Current TV President: The network will be mostly progressive view points

I got one of those emails saying that Rick Perry is "man's man".

Has anyone asked the voters in Minnesota

The Texas Unmiracle - "the glowing portrait is false" (Krugman)

When Obama's Poll Numbers Go Up, Its An Aberration, But When Its Low...


This is what we have to fear ..... Pix

Yay! Obama's finally talking tough like when he was campaigning!!1!!!!!!!!!!!

So Mr Secessionist himself has finally decided to join the presidential race

Oh no, Perry stole John McCain's

The Ten Weirdest Ideas In Rick Perry’s “Fed Up”

I'm trying to find Obama's 'radical agenda.' Is there a list somewhere?

A philosophical matter having nothing to do with Obama

Read my lips

Could you survive Andy Dufresne's punishment of two months in the hole?

How Michele Bachmann Bought the Ames Straw Poll

How to tell quickly if it's going to be Perry or Romney...

G.O.P. on Defensive as Analysts Question Party’s Fiscal Policy

"Mr. Obama thought the draft speech was too soft on the Republicans& so he personally sharpened it."

Obama takes shots at GOP field - "I mean that's just not common sense."

Fun With A Mailing From Citizens Against Government Waste

Now I know this poll is BULLSHIT

Warren Buffett, NYT op-ed: Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

Karl Rove Worked on Nixon's 1972 Re-Election Campaign

President Obama.

President Obama saving Medicare

It's not him. It's you.

The President will be speaking at Seed Savers in Iowa?

Getting out of Washington DC, President Obama becomes "a road warrior" and goes after Republicans

This paragraph ought to scare the Hell out of anyone who wants to see a second Obama term

Robocall from Pat Boone, saying Republicans are SAVING MEDICARE

Mitt Romney Mistakes New Hampshire For Iowa

Why is this motherfucker constently messing with Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

August 14, 1935

President Obama: "Suddenly it's like they've got amnesia."

Romney Rejects Buffett’s Call To Tax The Rich, Falsely Claims It Would Hurt Small Businesses

Shit that don't make sense:

MiddleFingerMom compares MUCH of his early adulthood to an amusement park.

Oh, nuthin. Just hangin' out here waiting for my favoritest favoritest person...

Bill Clinton "Tickled" That Rick Perry Is Running for POTUS: "He's a good looking rascal."

A few remarkable sentences in the Eleventh Circuit’s health care decision

Perry brushes off college student: "you obviously don't know what you're talking about, brah"

Does anyone else remember the hell the Democrats had under the Bush administration?

Obama toughens up, sharpens attack: GOP would “rather see their opponents lose than see America win"

Ed Schultz: Perry is going to be the guy Romney's DONE he might as well drop out now

Chuck Todd pushing "Democrats abandoning Obama" myth on NBC.

Let me get this straight...Obama caves to the Republicans on the debt ceiling and what does he get?

President Obama on Social Security: "it’s not an entitlement; you’re paying for it"

President Obama on Social Security: "it’s not an entitlement; you’re paying for it"

Was Perry packing? - "That's why it's called concealed."

Al Franken: "The deal DOES protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries"

Rick Perry on Mitt Romney: "the Texas governor reportedly blew a kiss and said, "Give him my love."

'Obama Health' without the mandates

Which person do you want to be the republican candidate?

Tweety and company up Rick Perry's ASS it's sickening

Weak presidents and third party runs - idle speculation

Another Blatantly Racist Cartoon of Obama

Gallup's daily trackinghas Obama at 41% today

The Ames Straw Poll and Conservative Trolls

Save Wild Salmon & Bristol Bay: Paul Greenberg

Bob Marley Family Releases Song to Help East Africa in "I'm Gonna Be Your Friend" Campaign JTMP.ORG

Rick Perry and God

Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh: TAX THE RICH!

Bill Clinton on Rick Perry

TDPS: Michele Bachmann Newsweek Cover Isn't SEXIST, It's ACCURATE

Verizon Workers Fight Back

Let him run for president of Texas...Flirting with secession should be an automatic disqualifier

TV tricks of the trade -- Quotes and cutaways

Incarceration for Profit is Happening Nationwide! Judge Gets 28 Years for Taking Bribes from Prisons

USW The Fighting Spirit

Ron Paul: Corporations ARE NOT People

Obama Town Hall In Minnesota

Lawrence O'Donnell, recently, and repeatedly: 'The Pawlenty Boomlet is officially under way.'

Sam Seder: The GOP’s Assault on the FAA

Paul Krugman on CNN - Fake Alien Invasion Can Improve The Economy

An' he sez he's on a listnin' tour so am ohn tawk a him. An' herez whut amh on say tuh him.

Why do the Koch brothers want to end public education?

STFU David Cameron!

Then There Were Three Republican Candidates -- And TWO Of Them Are DOMINIONISTS

TYT: Russell Brand Nails UK Riots In Guardian

A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself

It’s Official: Pres. George W. Perry to Seek Third Term

Insight: China's microbloggers rattle the censor's cage

These riots were political. They were looting, not shoplifting

Geithner, Bernanke have little in arsenal to fight new crisis

Americans Don't Realize Just How Badly We're Getting Screwed by the Top 0.1 Percent

Pakistan Flips Off US on Copter: Losers Can't Be Choosers

The Freedom-Seekers that America Ignores

Cameron and Miliband to face off over riots as cross-party unity crumbles

Ahmadinejad Says Iran Nuclear Plant to Start on Time, RT Reports

Sustainability should be the true measure of US creditworthiness

North Dakota, NCAA spar over mascot (Fighting Sioux)

Obama Faces his Toughest Negotiation Yet!

High Corn (James Howard Kunstler)

Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

Feral Capitalism Hits the Streets

Al-Qaeda Chief Urges Attacks On 'Criminal' America

"Lifting the Veil"

End of Days for 'Rosie the Riveter' a.k.a. The Middle Class

We HAVE to hate the government. Our beloved Oligarchs demand it.

Look Out, Here Comes the ‘Feral Underclass’

Riots: magistrates advised to 'disregard normal sentencing'

Immigration Audits Drive Illegal Workers Underground

Fixing the economy: We got it wrong

It Looks Like the Stimulus Worked After All

I watched every Coen brothers movie

Strange Death of American Revolution

Dear Admin "Strategists": Sure you can get away with ignoring the Progressive Left...

'Doomsday' defense cuts loom large for select 12 (on super committee)

Stop Bashing Obama

S&P director cited talk by some politicians expressing "skepticism about seriousness of downgrade"

Rhino horn trade crackdown sought

Could Michele Bachmann’s Beliefs Increase Nuclear Risk?

Increased tropical forest growth could release carbon from the soil

US majors target Israeli wastewater-to-electricity technology

Drumbeat from the weekend and today...

Global PV installations to grow 16%; revenues to remain flat

Storing Wind Energy as Hydrogen

United States border fence threatens wildlife

Mumbai does a 'Bermuda Triangle'

China to double its solar capacity – N.D.R.C. report

Nuclear Calendar -- August 15, 2011 (FCNL)

How Will U.S. Army Energy Initiatives Affect Expansion of Solar Energy?

GE buys into eSolar with $40 million investment

Cutting-Edge Energy Storage In Spotlight

New York City sets an all-time 1-day rainfall record

Dole & Sri Lankan Partner Allegedly Leveling National Park Forests For Plantation

Nissan, Mitsubishi Motor Co to standardize EV-battery-to-power-home system

Big Spike In Dugong Deaths After Oz Flooding Severely Damages Seagrass Beds

Living on Earth: Mixing Oil and Water

A Solar Panel on Every Roof? In U.S., Still a Distant Dream

Through The NW Passage: As Season Lengthens, "Everything Is Going To Change"

8/9 Drought Monitor - Driest 10-Month Period On Record For TX; "Flash Drought" Hits Upper MW Corn

July 2011 Atmospheric CO2 Content 392.39 ppm; July 2010 390.11; July 2009 387.79

Supercritical-CO2 could hold the secrets for CSP

DOE releases new ‘Billion-Ton’ Study Highlighting Opportunities for Growth in Bioenergy Resources

Cesium showing up again in Bay Area milk

Toys"R"Us completes largest rooftop PV plant in United States

A $16 Electric Bill, Clean Energy, And A Comfortable Life

Wind turbines helped to keep the lights turned on (Texas)

Yosemite deaths: Americans may have lost respect for nature's risks

US NRC staff completes license review for new reactors (AP 1000)

Recommendation: The single best one-page Peak Oil resource I've ever seen

Out of Thin Air: The Quest to Capture Carbon Dioxide

Podcast interview with Arnie Gundersen - State of Fukushima 8/13

D-Day vets: Wind turbines off Normandy beaches a ‘desecration’