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Archives: August 18, 2011

*Melisss H-P on for Lawrence!

Waiting for 799 to donate

Waiting for 799 to donate

Ron Paul, desperate for attention, offers to pay Americans $1 per each gallon of gas used

No way Christie will run for prez...not with this...

Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes?

Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes?

Two more deaths blamed on heat in Dallas County, raising summer's toll to 16

Dozens of NYPD Officers Investigated for Perjury

Thanks KO for telling it like it is on PERRY

I hope someone puts up the video of Kuttner on Countdown tonight.

Janeane Garofalo on CURRENT TV Now.

Toon -- Barbarians At The Gate

Toon -- Reagangelicals

Toon -- The Gripes of Wrath

Toon -- Seeing the Elephant

Toon -- Seeing the Elephant

Despite Ethics Rules, Justice David Prosser Set To Sit On A Tea Party Case Brought By His Own Lawyer

toon -- Travesty of a Sham of a Mockery

Boston is first U.S. airport to test new security technique

Is Rick Perry a broaden the map type of candidate?

"You Don't Know Dixie" is on History.

Top Ten Things that Rick Perry does NOT want you to know about him.

kinda cute...

Switched at birth: Chris Christie and Soprano's actor Steve Schirripa

Re-elect me and hope I change.

Props To Whoever's Behind The 9/11 Stickies!

Toon -- Corporate Court

Rick Perry will trade HIS car for your rusty, piece of shit. Free gas for life.

You wouldn't vote for Obama but you would put a teatard in the WH, really?

You wouldn't vote for Obama but you would put a teatard in the WH, really?

OK, just so we are clear:

One way to keep a political argument focused is to be brief.

Bachmann Staffer Arrested for Terrorism in Uganda in 2006

Michelle Bachman promising gas will go down to $2 a gallon is the stuff dictators promise

Vote on free cream cheese and peanut butter. Should pass.

Toon -- Tea Party Congress

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

Anyone watch "Secrets Beneath the Ice" just now on PBS?

Sticky - Medicare For All - thanks n/t

7 most controversial Rick Perry moments

For those interested, it's Bill Clinton's 65th birthday

Kasich wants to make a deal. It's too late for that.

Argentina had a rapid economic recovery after it defaulted on its foreign debt in 2001.

Perry trails Paul in Texas poll

If rights come from God like conservatives claim then how come

Over 200 votes on DU and my blog: the Storm and Forest photos win!

Oh yea. Climate Change is a "myth" influenced by "funding and political factors"

Rick Perry - "Pastor Gas"

When you heard "We'd Treat Him Pretty Ugly Down in Texas" ...

It's been two weeks since Ralph Nader said there was almost a 100% chance of a primary challenger.

Tepco May Fail to Remove Fukushima Water

self delete

"Lake Of Fire" is on Youtube

I just love this new Tums commerical, it is about a corndog fighting the guy trying to eat it.

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL): Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL): Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act

Maybe Michelle should do the negotiating with the Republicans

It's time to stop stand up and stop using those gotcha questions with Republicans

Is anyone watching Jeff Bridges on Colbert?

Good News: Honor Is Alive

Flu shots are now available for the season 2011-2012.

A Guardian Angel- NM man thwarts abduction of 6 year old girl.

Paul Krugman: Bearded American Economists to the Rescue

Police make new arrest in UK phone hacking inquiry

Violence in Pakistani city kills 33 in 24 hours

Hightower on Rick Perry "job-ettes" and Quid pro quo in Texas (audio)

An alternative path to national security? Japan to Fund Polio Effort in Pakistan

Janeane Garofalo: Do Female GOP Candidates Have Stockholm Syndrome?

dupe. self-deleted

John Kasich and now you want to make nice?

John Kasich and now you want to make nice?

Turkey bombs Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq

I just realized it's been quite a while since I've seen Random Thoughts around.

Obama plan: Destroy Romney

Watch Rachel on the Rick Scott robocalls

Best bumper sticker!

how would you respond to this?

how would you respond to this?

Homophobe math fail

The Dallas Morning News really REALLY doesn't like Perry ... "The Perry Watch"

U.S. lifts oversight of Europe banks' units: WSJ

What's Fair?

Toles - Perry the question

Here is a little help for finding news in various cities.

MarketWatch: ‘R’ is for recession, not recovery

Oliphant toon - Shall we toss Uncle Sam a life ring?

Verizon may suspend health benefits for strikers


Lake Wobegon Economics

New Hampshire is best place to live for U.S. kids

Huge conflict of interest: companies PAY Standard & Poors for their good ratings.

Did S & P downgrade the US because DOJ had started an investigation?

Ten years on, Kuwaiti inmates fear indefinite Guantanamo detention

BART Shutdown of Cell Phone Services Part of Wider Crackdown on Protest

I'm running out of expletives to describe Republicans......

Son of former Argentine president shoots self in knee

Morgan Stanley Downgrades the World

Morgan Stanley Downgrades the World

Morgan Stanley Downgrades the World

You Might Be A Conservative If…

If I Were a Conspiracy Theorist....

If I Were a Conspiracy Theorist....

Jobless Claims in U.S. Increased More Than Forecast Last Week

"A Subway Named Moebius"

If U.S. troops are still in Iraq on election day 2012, will you vote to re-elect the president?

No Invasion of Privacy in Buying Bulk Driver Data

REPORT: Texas Ranks Dead Last In Total Job Creation, Accounting For Labor Force Growth!

Republicans Have No Qualms about Sacrificing Jobs to Make the Rich Richer

Why is M$Greedia ignoring the S&P downgrading of

Why is M$Greedia ignoring the S&P downgrading of

"Teapublic Party"

A truth stolen from another blog.

Best Buy tells HP to take back its TouchPads

Hillary Clinton live on GEM$NBC calling on

Average American vs Super-Committee

The biggest advantage Obama has had over the Republican Crazy Train....

Hire US

Existing Home Sales in U.S. Unexpectedly Fell in July

The Wild Ride resumes

Colbert: President Perry ‘makes sense’ after a glass of lead paint

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Hey, Kids! The World You’re On… has CORPORATIONS!

Inventor of Laffer Curve: Tax the Poorer

Karl Rove sending out the big guns

Karl Rove sending out the big guns

NFIB spews right-wing propaganda and lies: " Mad Enough to Slam the Brakes on Federal Regulators? "

Goldman Sachs VP Changed His Name, Now Advances Goldman Lobbying Interests As A Top Staffer To Darre

What constitutes "Middle Class?"

Priebus is on M$NBComcast

So Kasich caved - Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaah - Bravo Ohio! Turn on Rachel !!

Stem cell team aims for spare heart parts within five years

AP NewsAlert {BP -- possible new oil slick}

U of Washington Study Concretely Links Tea Party Members With Authoritarianism, Racism, Homophobia

The poor like taxing the rich less than you would think - The Economist

Self Delete

Study finds that sniffer dogs can detect lung cancer

Wisconsin GOP Official and a FOX News 'Plant,' Crashes Car in Drunken Stupor and Resigns

90% of Americans experience income decline

U.S. Consumers Most Negative Since Recession

John Sinclair: Reports from around the globe on the War on Drugs

Teddy & Franklin

Trick Question

Tell me again why the feds should stop borrowing money, 'cause I don't get it

Now that we know the "Texas Miracle" is a sham

unfamiliar biotoxin found in Sequim Bay, Wash. closed to all shellfish

Allen West: I Am The Modern-Day Harriet Tubman (this will go over well)

There are times in politics

Philly Fed Shocker

Canada: Disabled senior caught in red tape gets new wheelchair

MarketWatch: Confidence is collapsing around us

Create the Federal Budget

Great letter to the editor in Topeka, Kansas...

i will be very PISSED OFF if there is another leak in the Gulf.

The Catholic Church And The GOP Define Sexual Intercourse As a Human Being

The GOP has some postcards you can send Obama on his vacation...

Rep. Allen West to Muslim Group: "NUTS!"

Can we stop calling them Tea Party? There's got to be a better term

It's Jobs STUPID

9/11 first responders left out of 10th-anniversary event

Household Economics?

Truck System. Will we see it again? My smart money says...YES we WILL!

Candidate wants death penalty for "illegal immigrants"...

Eff you lahked you some dubya, you gunna just luuuuvya some Ricky

Homeland Security

I'm feeling a bit nostalgic today.

Rough patch for Perry in Portsmouth, N.H.

Wisconson---It was 19 to 14...... now it's 17 to 16.

I think the republican string-pullers are setting Perry up to fail so they can bring Paul Ryan into

Sewer line leaks onto Mukilteo Speedway

Breaking this morning: BP . . . . Gulf of Mexico . . . . Oil Sheen . . . . "Investigating"

At one time, people like Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann would have

GOP Rep. Mike Coffman: All Ballots Should Be In English Only

GOP Colorado rep pushes to overturn bilingual ballot requirement

OFFS: Allen West (R--Crazytown) "I am the Modern Day Harriet Tubman"

Allen West calls himself ‘the modern-day Harriet Tubman’

Kentucky Church Booted Over PFLAG

Tell me again why the feds should stop borrowing money, 'cause I don't get it

National Lawyers Guild Mourns Passing of Debra Evenson

Why do so many liberals criticize Rahm Emanuel?

Mr Romney what happens when two corporations love each other very much? The bully the GOP has been waiting for By Gene Lyons

Wisconsin: Two Democratic Senators could take seats tomorrow!

How To Build a People's Movement

How To Build a People's Movement

My fearless prediction of what the 2012 GOP ticket will be: Perry/Bachmann

L.A. gasoline jumps 9 cents on EIA draw - trade

Truth in advertising

The best opinion piece I've ever read about the US Postal Service

New Low of 26% Approve of Obama on the Economy

A Straight Year on the Gay Rodeo

Obama leads in conservative Family Leader’s presidential poll, each vote costs 25 cents

The Illusion Of "Free Markets"

Have you been watching Ezra Klein sitting in for Martin Bashir this week?

The lack of private sector hiring?

VIDEO: Ron Paul ad claiming he is ‘The One’

Who here thinks Max Kieser thinks the trruth?

watch Anderson Cooper go spastic laughing - CNN

Perfect vacation spot for President Obama: Barrow, Alaska

Rick Perry’s Hardcore History of Investment in Porn

Signature-gathering campaign to begin on Maine same-sex marriage initiative

Signature-gathering campaign to begin on Maine same-sex marriage initiative

Minor Possession of Marijuana Arrests Lead to Child Neglect Cases - Outfuckingrageous!

Limbaugh leaves for golf in Hawaii; Dow drops.

Dumbest fake outrage ever: Obama’s vacation

Rick Perry’s Hardcore History of Investment in Porn Between $45 and $52 for each vote cast in Wisconsin recall races.

Texas Baptist Church sign about Rick Perry:

Oh Dear! After 'impairing democracy', News Corp bawls phone-hacking scandal could 'impair' business

Rove and the Bush clan destroying Perry? I think they want to clear the field for..

New fence on Ohio bridge meant to stop suicides

Wisconsin: Senate GOP faces new reality

Dear hardcore republicans...

It's Not Just News Corp: Is Comcast Spying on You Every Day?

Attention vacation outragists: Bite Me.

The Prophet George Carlin Speaks

The Left Coast Sports Babe on public education

The Left Coast Sports Babe on public education

Let the damn man have his vacation! The foolishness that has permeated Washington is not going to

Fake Facebook Identity Used By Military Contractors Plotting To Hack Progressive Organizations

Vote for Bachmann in 2012, so we can have democrats in charge for 100 years...

The left gets ignored by the Democratic Party because ......

An all out attack on Democrats and Pres. Obama is in full swing

Clay Jones- C’mon Get Happy

Hiding A Depression: How The US Government Does It

Zara accused in Brazil sweatshop inquiry

Berlin Car Burnings are a 'Precursor to Terrorism'

Rick Santorum Thinks Abortions Just ??Traumatize’ Rape Victims

Weed sequenced. No really - weed.

Company's Advertising Jobs That Don't Exists?????

Black Scientists Less Likely to Secure U.S. Health Grants, Study Finds

WaPo Editorial: Scare tactics (repub, of course) on the border

Republicans stick the fork in Palin..

Republicans stick the fork in Palin..

Top Hollywood editor for News of the World arrested in hacking probe

Maybe the "end-all" article on Palin: Lessons Learned from The Palin Debacle

Predictably, Rethug houseboy Ruben NAVARRETTE attempts to paint MoFo GOODHAIR as moderate

Will the Republicans chose a nominee before their 2012 convention?

Quick count of the threads on first two pages of GD:

Staff Sgt. Daryn Moran (ROFLOL)

Suit: Doc was wrong to remove man’s penis

Is it too soon to speak of the Bush-Obama presidency?

Fukushima radiation alarms doctors

What should we "sacrifice"?

Ten Arrested At Anti-Deportation Protest That Blocked Kennedy Expressway Ramp (VIDEO)

Top 15 Contributors To Rick Perry's Campaign

How Firebagger and Teabagger criticisms of Obama are exactly alike

Came across a GREAT QUOTE in regards to Gates and Koch-style "philanthropy"

Michele Bachmann Linked To Uganda's Pastor Martin "Kill The Gays" Ssempa

Elizabeth Warren's new website, as she explores Massachusetts U.S. Senate run.

So, is "Firebagger" an insult around here or not?

it takes a pillage

(The Real) Rick Perry Explained In 63 Seconds

Anniversary Time To Celebrate

Interesting Gallup poll number

APNewsBreak: Lawyers accused of scam in bank suits

Notice how Republicans ALWAYS refer to Democratic Programs as "failed programs"

"The Tea Party stands for....

President Obamas 2012 theme song.

President Obamas 2012 theme song.

Judge: White House visitor logs subject to FOIA

I ordered my Obama/Biden 2012 t's today. Screw the Reps

'Flash mob' assault suspects surrender

DJIA at 3:44 EST -512

Ohio governor pleads with foes to save him

A brilliant response to that stupid racist English Historian David Starkey

Is it just me, or do things seem pretty weird over the past week?

leave Reagan alone............

Predictably, Rethug houseboy Ruben NAVARRETTE tries to paint MoFo GOODHAIR as a moderate

Photo Turns U.S. Envoy Into a Lesson for Chinese

julian assange news blackout

Perry to child on creationism vs. evolution: ‘You’re smart enough to figure out which is right’

(Active Duty Soldier): "We, as a country, carry a concealed weapon called stupidity"

Oil price chart for reference

Hey Grovelbot

Hershey......not so sweet

Issue Poll: As part of a grand compromise that included expiration of upper-income tax cuts ...

Essex police charge man over water fight planned on BlackBerry Messenger

Fill those SuperCongress fax machines now.

TODAY'S SIMPLE MESSAGING: So how do you like what The Bush Tax

Sit-in going on at Paul Ryan's office right now...

Rick Perry’s Hardcore History of Investment in Porn

AlterNet: An Attempt to "Debunk" Rick Perry's 'Texas Disaster' Fails Big-Time

AlterNet: An Attempt to "Debunk" Rick Perry's 'Texas Disaster' Fails Big-Time

What happened to Obama? The arc of history does not bend toward justice through capitulation

Who Will Win The Argument Between Professor Right And Dr. Wrong?

U.S. Inquiry Is Said to Focus on S.&P. Ratings

Anderson Cooper's Giggle Fit Over Pee Puns

Very Greedy Verizon Dot Com

Perry was lying when he said Texas teaches creationism along with evolution.

Perry was lying when he said Texas teaches creationism along with evolution.

Perry was lying when he said Texas teaches creationism along with evolution.

"Why does the right wing worship Ayn Rand? " Well worth reading as always: Hal Crowther

The Doom of Scott Walker (Bush) - video

Oil went from $87 a barrel to $81.62 today.

Tie-breaking vote over Confederate license plates rests on Perry appointment

Halperin says the party is on a roll with the teaparty

Police officer shot dead after pointing stun gun at man's dogs as he attended domestic

the market

the market

I'll wait until (OFA) New Mexico State Director Ray Sandoval is fired to donate

Waters Speaks on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” ~

Donald Trump’s candidacy received three times more coverage than Ron Paul’s candidacy

What JFK Passionately Wanted For Every One Of Us

Residents vent their ire over economy at Pelosi, Lee in Oakland town hall

Maryland Website Offers Churches Advice on Skirting IRS in Marriage Fight

Tom Coburn is dangerously unhinged

Are American corporations sitting on their trillions in order to affect the 2012 elections?

What is the ultimate goal of the Republican Party?

To Obama: Jobs Needed, Approval rating on handling the economy drops to 26%

Former Goldman VP Confirms Name Change, Does Not Dispute Promoting Goldman’s Interests

Obama calls on Syria's al-Assad to quit

Salon: "Have you ever had sex with Rick Perry?"

Reminder- don't fall for the Right Wing manifesto.. what President Obama HAS DONE

Anyone have advice or info on Credo Mobile cell phone service?

Rick Perry, happy executioner

Obama to Syria's dictator: We're done with you

Dylan Ratigan to Tom Coburn: It`s a pity there aren't more like you, sir.

Judge: Ill. Can Drop Catholic Charities Contracts

If you can afford to or in the position to be able to refinance, now is the time...

N.Y. Assemblywomen (Republican) Celebrate Same-Sex Weddings With Family

"Why are you being so weird about this?" "I'm not being weird, you're being a little rude."

MP wants a murder investigation reopened, in light of Murdochgate

This is why Senator Tom Coburn is dangerous, Mr Ratigan

Toronto's mayor wants to ban begging as services for the homeless get slashed

Four days into the school year, I have even more respect for teachers than ever.

Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren's Exploratory site is up

National Outcry Builds Against President Obama's Mass Deportations

Sen. Coburn's example of dependency created by social programs is....

"There's a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious—makes you so sick at heart—..."

This Bill Clinton quote explains why Perry could beat Obama......

Protesters take over OneWest Bank headquarters in Pasadena

Not good fellow campers, HP to follow IBM, ditch its PC business

This poll needs help! please DU this poll. Thanks...

FIRST! Leonardo DiCaprio snags "ultra rare" $100K 2012 Fisker Karma hybrid car...BEFORE Al Gore!

Storm at Belgium's Pukkelpop music festival kills three when stage collapses

I can't stand all these ANGA pro-fracking commericals

Issa staffer changed his name after leaving Goldman Sachs (2008)

My email to Wells Fargo regarding their new $3 debit fee pilot:

Hey Michael Steele........Laugh Laugh Laugh..

Tom Coburn Thinks Seniors Should Pay for Health Care by Baking Cookies & Bartering Chickens

Bachmann claims she worked for the IRS to ‘know’ her ‘enemy’

Bachmann claims she worked for the IRS to ‘know’ her ‘enemy’

Vehicle Mileage Tax Worked Well in Dutch Test Program

Illinois Republicans dream big at state fair rally

9 year old: " “How old do you think the earth is?” Mr. Perry

So when Bachmann had her followers sing Happy Birthday to Elvis,

Tonight on Countdown

For those that scoff at the importance of the judiciary, I have a question.

Coburn off the rails: Guns on the senate floor, Chickens not Medicare and Obama's black advantages

15 million US children live in poverty, 43 million live in economically insecure households

NYT's: Warren Files to Test the Senate Waters

Gov. Perry: We Teach Creationism in Texas Public Schools. The Rest of Texas: No, We Don't.

Gov. Perry: We Teach Creationism in Texas Public Schools. The Rest of Texas: No, We Don't.

I am a Democrat who supports Obama, and I'd like to tell you my side.

Obama Stumped by Question on Marijuana Legalization

KRUGMAN responds to "Hippie Punching": "Well, at least they’re paying attention."

Former Goldman Sachs executive who changed name now trying to ease bank regulation

Does this "---" make my "-----" look big?

Breaking per MSNBC, Qadaffi is getting ready to leave

I Need Help: Pricing President Obama's Charter Bus

Father & son busted for making threatening calls to Sarah Palin

"Have you ever had sex with Rick Perry?"

"Have you ever had sex with Rick Perry?"

American Family Association is Using Perry's Prayer Rally Mailing List To Mobilize Christian Voters

Non-human DJ gets radio gig

SEC may have destroyed more than documents. How about Elliot Spitzer?

Corrupt America... In Case You Missed These Parts Of Matt Taibbi's Piece In Rolling Stone...

GOP Senator: 'Good Thing I Can't Pack A Gun On The Senate Floor'

Ron Paul Won in Iowa!

Obama's "good friend" Sen. Coburn calls him a welfare queen.

Single mom & kids lose good health ins.

Crossposted from GLBT - Boycott this bigoted bridal shop in NJ

Talk about an enterprising Paul campaign worker

The death of hope (89% gone)

Let Obama be Obama

Rick Perry: Most unfortunate photo comparison of the day.

Single people may die younger, new study finds

Steele made a good point on Rachel's show. We need a Progressive unifying focus.

The Big Picture RT - Thom Hartmann, 8-17-11 (Full show video)

The Big Picture RT - Thom Hartmann, 8-17-11 (Full show video)

WTF is "regulatory uncertainty" anyways?!

Giant South American rodent spotted in California

Woman can't find remote, calls police

Biologists' Discovery May Force Revision of Biology Textbooks

Biologists' Discovery May Force Revision of Biology Textbooks

Bachmann: Americans Fear 'the Rise of the Soviet Union'

Bachmann: Americans Fear 'the Rise of the Soviet Union'

so the DOW continues to go down

Chicago Brothers Allege Police Beating

Fuck you ED Schultz.

Here's a fun Rick Perry Photo

The U.K. Riots And The Coming Global Class War

The face of Hunger: Minnesota

Rick Scott makes for some creepy toons

Why will you never be a politician?

Missouri Lt. Gov. and tea party favorite denies obsession with stripper

Serious question: When 2016 comes around, who have we got?

IF someone were to primary Obama that was BELIEVABLE and GENUINE

Just when you think you've heard everything:

Vermont's continuing nuke plant problems now in the river

Verizon hiring Blackwater XE to bust the union.

Basic math: 180 is almost perfectly three times 61. Yes, it is almost "more than half" but . . .

Strangers Step Up To Help After Woman, Grandson Found Living In Woods

Perry dismisses evolution as ‘a theory that’s out there’

Study Shows That Corporations can now Contract STDs

Toon -- Eat the Poor

Toon- Making God President

"Above all, try something." - FDR - Elliot Spitzer article in SLATE


NJ Bridal Shop Turns Away Lesbian Bride

It seems to me that OFA should make up its mind: if it "doesn't need the Left," then...

We need a primary challenger now.

Democratic Unity. Anyone?

Huntsman tweet: "I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy."

Gov. Kasich's offer: He'd compromise on his anti-union bill if Dems call off the repeal referendum,

cnn....fluffy puffy piece on prick perry..

WIll Republicans Say Obama Stole SS and Medicare Reform?

Tomgram: David Bromwich, George W. Obama?

Memphis hires at least 190 outside teachers while local teachers are laid off.

I hate to say it but I can see Rick Perry becoming President..

Glenn Greenwald: Evidence Suggests Obama Not Committed to (or outright opposes) Progressive Ends

Woman’s yard sale to pay medical bills gets shut down

Are Teacher's Antigay Comments on Facebook Private?

Brussels Sprouts are awesome.

Arbeit und Brot

The Great Texting Ripoff

We will all swallow the bitter Pill & Vote for Obama!

Bachmann: The American People Are Concerned About "The Rise Of The Soviet Union"

Dammit! My TV has stopped working, even WITH the remote

"Firebagger?" I like it, O. I welcome it. I embrace it. It's far better than

NY lifeguard, 61, suing over Speedo lifeguard trunks

GOP presidential candidates explain why they won't donate to DU

How Do you Save during these economic times?

So let me get this straight... RE the bus trip

Flash mob flash robs a Maryland 7-Eleven (VIDEO)

France & Germany (again) Propose Raising Revs w/ Tobin ( robin hood) Tax on Financial Transactions:

Wells Fargo to test $3 debit card fee --

Recent Pew poll: Democrats Not Very Interested in a Primary Challenge to President Obama

Holy Shit! 2 of 3 "West Memphis 3" to be released!

Can we create a catalog of false outrage incidents?

Revealed: Fake Facebook ID Used By Military Contractors Plotting To Hack Progressive Organizations

So our Libyan heros are now cutting off supply of goods, electricity and oil to the capital.

SEC has overlooked crooks for years, especially when their name is BUSH.

Goldman Sachs VP changes hs name- and then becomes staffer for Darrell Issa

Fukishima: Melted core may be moving out of building

Last night I was watching TV and another Cialis commercial came on

Tom Hartman has been playing many sound bytes

Tom Hartman has been playing many sound bytes

U.S. Forced to Release New “Embarrassing” Documents On Controversial Secure Communities Program

And If Taibbi's Piece Didn't Piss You Off Before, Read This !!!

Gardner MA Verizon Strikers are reading DU. Let's cheer them on! (dial-up warning)

Nobel laureate Krugman responds to Obama campaign's "Hippie Punching"

Pics of the Moon - Absolutely ingenious & delightful (never seen it like this)

So what should the price of gas be?

Bachmann Campaign Organizer Tied to "Kill the Gays" Backer in Uganda

If not Obama who?

I DON'T WANT a President that reaches out to Teabaggers

Gotta speak up on Martha's Vineyard and this vacation bullshit...

HP kills TouchPad, may spin off PC business

Libyan Revolution Week 26 part 3

China: Locust to the world?

Exclusive: Goldman Sachs VP Changed His Name, Now Advances Goldman Lobbying Interests As Top Staffer

Sometimes even WALMART get it right

NJ bridal store refuses to sell to a lesbian

Stop bashing "the left".

10 Reasons Why Corporations Aren’t People

I couldn't help myself...

Beware. Jeb Bush is flying under the radar.

Our foreclosed homes being sold to vultures??

As a Democrat who has abandoned Obama let me tell you something about it.

DU'er Kali has been unable to connect to the Intertubes for awhile ('cept thru smartphone).

A very simple poll... Do you approve of the job Pres. Obama is doing?

If you don't volunteer or contribute to Democratic candidates next year, our loss is your fault.

From omnivore to vegan: The dietary education of Bill Clinton

Another damn good reason why single-payer health care is badly needed.




Rick Perry? (caption)

To whomever posted the sticky about what's brown and sticky...

Just found out a friend got engorged.

Her hair

Kitty yoga!

Cat loves pancakes!

OMG!! He's been posting from the Pearly Gates!

Earthfest is this weekend here in Sheboygan.



Deficit hawk or People's peregrine?

Look, just because we're bereaved, that doesn't make us saps!

Which of the Republican candidates is depicted here?

Holy cow...


Work in October should be interesting...

How is 'Rescue Me' going to end?

Has Michelle Bachman left?

Floridian flings phony phallus - fetches felony charge.

Pelican ... briefly

It's the new "free" ........

New Bounce smiley

When MiddleFingerMom left the hospital, he didn't say goodbye...but he did leave a goodbye NOTE.

The only way that I am going to make 13000 posts by tomorrow

Anyone ever tried Russian cuisine?

Volleyball practice

Should I spend all day on DU tomorrow, or finish scrubbing the microwave?

Why all the talk of Angels in the lounge?

Video of Anderson Cooper having an on-air fit of the giggles over pee pee jokes!

Should I spend all day on the microwave tomorrow or finish scrubbing DU?

Caption this pic

6:30 am mooning!

Listening to my ipod at work this afternoon

Whoever posted the "Brussels Sprouts Suck Ass" sticky report immediatly for execution!

It shouldn't be the "Tea Party" and certainly not the "Green Party",,,

Woman seen in Madison, WI

PHOTOS: The Flash©, like many in this economy, has been forced to down-size his fight against crime.

Predictably, Rethug houseboy Ruben NAVARRETTE attempts to paint MoFo GOODHAIR as moderate

I'm having an asthma attack because the back porch was choked with cigarette smoke

Finally saw the new "Planet of the Apes" movie last night (spoilers)

I'm babysitting my niece...

Post a Pic of a Geek at the Desk

Flood of surrendered cats has Humane Society scrambling to find homes



Aircraft Carrier

Cool water

Interesting! Pregnant Plesiosaur Fossil May Shed Light on Ancient Animal's Behavior

Food Tent Fail

Semi-whenever reminder for The Animal Rescue Site and all of its sister-sites

Greatest Iggy and the Stooges Album

What's the best song you ever found on your MP3 player that you never heard or knew was there?

Those of you who have seen "24" can I just jump in in Season 5 and enjoy?

Name a song you really like despite having awful or stupid lyrics

Words of wisdom-however crude.

Ok, football fans...

Has this ever happened to any of you? (break-up related, sorta)

PHOTO: On day THREE of his hospital stay, MiddleFingerMom was DENIED any future oranges by staff.

What if you woke up tomorrow and the only thing we had was beepers, nothing

Knight jumps queen! Bishop jumps queen! Pawns jump queen! Gangbang!

Post a Pic of a Freak at the Desk

Why all the talk of angels in the lounge?

Another Republican Presidential Candidate

If each item on your grocery list goes up by 4% then has the total cost


Who are these people that give a shit about Kim Kardashian and her

"Proud Army Liberal": You are not alone...

Dumb criminal of the month?

Man rows 2,560 miles from San Diego to Honolulu - and he's 70.

Maltese Falcon on TCM now...

What's the silliest thing you ever bought just from a TV ad?

A little bird told me

We have a 20 year old adult in our house that has no idea how to wash clothes or shop for food.

About the movie "Captain America" a question.

I despise The Huffington Post's "AOL-esque" headlines, like "Guess what made Anne sob on a plane?"

What are you keeping for sentimental reasons that you should throw away?

PHOTO: Catch a wave and you're barking on top of the world...

Sandy Eggo weather - 7 Day

Truck Tug of War - Fail!

Do you have a "pet name" for your SO? We have an app for that.

7 Signs of the Apocalypse

6:30 am mooing?


Post a Pic of a Greek at the Desk

I became an empty nester today

Are you a good witch or a bad witch?

I'm dubbing VHS tapes to DVD for a friend...

Does anyone have a link to DU's first post?

Why do you want to be a mod?

Venture Brothers Shout Out!

Tobin S and Jen update

Have you ever had breakfast at MrScorpio's place?

What is the absolute worst movie or TV show you have ever seen?

Four Corners' transportation soon to be limited

Wells Fargo to test charging a $3 monthly debit fee

Bashar al-Assad claims military operations in Syria have stopped

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi deflects controversy over firings, angry memo

Growth worries hobble world stocks

Standard & Poor's mortgage ratings investigated by US

Standard & Poor's mortgage ratings investigated by US

Harsh Words for E.P.A. From Most G.O.P. Candidates

Son of former Argentine president shoots self in knee

Great Barrier Reef: Rising turtle deaths prompt warnings of wildlife crisis

The Mennonite Rapes: In Bolivia, a Trial Tears Apart a Religious Community

Report: Government probe of Standard and Poor's

U.S. Inquiry Eyes S.&P. Ratings of Mortgages

U.N.: Syria May Have Committed Crimes Against Humanity

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (08/18/2011)

APNewsBreak: BP investigates new sheen in Gulf

Peru suspends US-funded coca eradication programme

Huge blast rocks US base in Afghanistan

W.H., Senate Dems clash over cash

Signature-gathering campaign to begin on Maine same-sex marriage initiative

Phone hacking: Glenn Mulcaire sues News of the World publisher

Rebels fight for Libya oil refinery

Lawsuit alleges Missouri school expelled girl for making rape claim

Group to set up 'Buyer's remorse' booth near Congressman Tim Walberg's Jackson office

Threat to Letterman on Muslim forum

GOP leaders: Obama must act on debt

Obama Admin will Reportedly Call Today for Syria Leader Assad to Step Down After 1,800 Killed

Obama Admin will Reportedly Call Today for Syria Leader Assad to Step Down After 1,800 Killed

Zara accused in Brazil sweatshop inquiry

US, Europe may be close to recession: Analysts

World stock markets plunge as fears of recession intensify

Indian Activist Hazare to Resume Protest Friday

New York Subpoenas Energy Companies Over Claims About Gas Wells

Montreal Police Make Arrest in "Mabus" Case on Online Death Threats (Against Atheists, Scientists)

Candidates hire criminals to intimidate opponents: Observers

Brazil probes Zara supplier over forced labor

Piece reattached after coming loose in moderate wind before fatal concert

Connecticut Workers Approve Contract They Had Rejected

(NLRB) Acting General Counsel releases report on social media cases

At least 39 die in Pakistani violence

Roadside bomb tears through Afghan minibuses

Group: David Letterman target of death threat on jihadist website

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, August 18, 2011

Critters moving away from global warming faster

Justice Department Joins Probe of S&P, Rivals Over Crisis-Era Ratings .

Family Of 10-Year-Old Fair Victim Angry With Governor(Mitch Daniels)

Obama halts some immigration cases

Human fecal waste is coral killer, U.S. research shows

Residents vent their ire over economy at Pelosi, Lee in Oakland town hall

Activists want recognition of gay communities of interest in drawing new legislative districts

Obama: Assad is slaughtering his people, must quit

Biden in China: Ties are key to global economic stability

WREG reports 2 of WM3 inmates to be released

Dow Plunges 500; Economic News Disappoints

Stage collapse during Smith Westerns show in Belgium kills at least 3

Unemployed Constituents Stage Sit-in At Congressman Paul Ryan's Kenosha, WI Office

GOP signals opposition to jobs supercommittee

Phone Hacking: 'News of the World' Hollywood Reporter is Arrested

Obama’s Education Secretary Says Perry’s Schools Left Behind

Elizabeth Warren Launches Exploratory Committee For Possible Senate Run Against Scott Brown

US plans to make it a priority to deport illegal immigrants who are convicted criminals

Cash-strapped UC hands out millions in raises

'Birther' sergeant discharged

Revealed: Fake Facebook Identity Used By Military Contractors Plotting To Hack Progressive Organiza…

Racial Gap Is Seen in Federal Research Grants

Vandals torch another 9 cars in Berlin in third night of arson attacks in a row

Ron Paul: Perry ‘Makes Me Look Like a Moderate’

Scientists Sequence Genetic Code of Marijuana

Chavez: Venezuela recalling $11B in gold reserves

NBC: Gadhafi making plans for leaving Libya

Georgetown, Chinese basketball teams brawl

AFL-CIO: Labor will stand by Obama

Chile recognises 9,800 more victims of Pinochet's rule

OK, so whaddya think of Tweety's "pork out" idea?

What is Obama doing to win over Florida?

Perry Appointee Blocked Evidence Exonerating Man Jailed 25 Years...

The real Grand Bargain

Gene Lyons: The Bully the GOP Has Been Waiting For

Robert Reich: The President’s Bold Jobs Bill (Maybe)

Christine O’Donnell Walks Out On Piers Morgan Interview After Gay Marriage Query (VIDEO)

TPM's Brian Beutler: *Government* Jobs Led to Perry's Economic Boom

TPM's Brian Beutler: *Government* Jobs Led to Perry's Economic Boom

Christine Odonnell walks out on Piers Morgan during interview

Crazy woman promises $2 gas if elected - This is not the Onion


You might be a conservative if ...

Pelosi turned out the lights on the Republicans, Obama turned them back on

AFL-CIO: Labor will stand by Obama - "I don't think the labor movement will be on the sidelines"

President Obama is RUTHLESS on muslim leaders

How DARE the President go to Martha's Vineyard for vacation

Feedback On MSNBC

lets all show the president some support

S&P downgrades "Texas Miracle" to "darn good propaganda"

Execution-Gate. Rick Perry's worst sin and its cover up!

Who is Rick Perry? THE FILE (with investigative links), 18 Aug. 2011

My Wild Eyed Crazy Prediction for the Republican Nominee in 2012

Sell in May and go Away.. it works, the Market is NUTS

Gaming out the White House’s jobs agenda

OH SHIT: US bond yields hit record low on recession fears

Maxine Waters responds to Allen West comments

WSJ: Rick Perry Is Suddenly Less "Fed Up' Over Social Security

Donald (the 'Moran') Trump lies about number of vacations Obama has taken

Kasich Opponents: Repeal Your Anti-Union Law — Then We’ll Talk

Liberals bad. Progressives bad. Blue dogs bad. No screw that shit. These are bad

Liberals bad. Progressives bad. Blue dogs bad. No screw that shit. These are bad

Obama wastes another opportunity to sell Democrats over Republicans

Gov. Perry: We Teach Creationism in Texas Public Schools. The Rest of Texas: No, We Don't.

Losing Godwin's law.

TPM: Elizabeth Warren Launches Exploratory Commitee

(Bachmann FLUB) "the rise of the Soviet Union" - this was said today 8/18/2011

Early Read: 2012 Social Security Cost-Of-Living Adjustment on track for 3%+ increase

SHIT!!! the stock market is in a free fall

Since the President is preparing to announce a jobs bill, here's a statistic for 2011

Vacation numbers; Bush 180, Reagan 112, Obama 61 during first 31 months in office

Conspiracy theory hat firmly on, about progressives running for President...

Let Obama be Obama

Bye Bye John Huntsman we hardly knew thee....

Bachmann: I'll be your hombre-ette in Washington

The Obama Wars: Why Do We Tear Each Other Apart Over Whether the President Is a Failure or Success?

PHOTOS: Barack and Bo headed to Martha's Vineyard

Anybody else getting calls for donations from OFA?

Krugman: Hippie Punching

Michael Taylor was named to the FDA in July 2009

Data mining good when it's Obama?

Another One Bites the Dust


The Danger of re-electing Barak Obama

Yo Mir Kenen Yes We Can Obama

Piers Morgan Gets Roasted By Comedian Contestant on America's Got Talent

Carbon Nation - Official Trailer

The Revolution Will Not be Televised in Dayton, Ohio

TYT: Rep. Waters To Black Voters - 'Unleash Us' On President Obama

Mock the Dummy- Dummies And Sausages

Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Jobs Approval, with Robert Kuttner

Thom Hartmann: Republicans...playing the field

WeWereHere trailer

Barack's Journey (AWESOME SPOOF)

Papantonio: Wisconsin Recalls Spell Doom for Scott Walker


Marcus Bachmann is SUPER!!

Return to Fukushima

Unemployed Constituents Stage Sit-in At Congressman Paul Ryan's Kenosha, WI Office

Gillibrand: "They Will Fail"

Christine O'Donnell WALKS OFF Piers Morgan INTERVIEW

Bernie talks about the job crisis (The Ed Show on MSNBC)

ERIC SCHWARTZ Keep Your Jesus Off My Penis (With ASL sign-language interpreter!)

Fukushima Japan -- TOTALLY OUT Of CONTROL!!!

First Responders Snubbed at 10th Anniversary

Rick Perry: 'Substantial Number' Of Climate Scientists Have 'Manipulated Data' For Money

Young Turks: Libertarian Islands Created By PayPal Founder?

Perry: Evolution a 'Theory That's Out There'

Bachmann & Perry Deeply Associated With Dominionism! Belief Christians Have God Given Right To Rule

Michele Bachmann: Man-Made Climate Change Is 'Manufactured Science'

TYT University: Religion Professors In Trouble Over Bible Comments

Fundamentalist Christians spank 7 year old Lydia Schatz to death

The Score Card

The Last Word on Utopia

Anderson Cooper Looses It Over Potty Puns

Thom Hartmann - this the China Syndrome?

Thom Hartmann: Does big tobacco have the RIGHT to lie?

cnn - michele bachmann: I'll bring back $2 gas

Rachel Maddow Talks About The PINK SLIP RICK Movement

Countdown with Keith Olbermann 08-17-2011 5 - Dr. Strangelove, and the Worst Persons in the World

Thom Hartmann: Floating Libertarian Utopia - hiring hookers or take turns?

Young Turks: Warren Buffett Socialist - Fox News

O'Donnell Refuses to Answer Questions, Walks Out on CNN

India faces a deal with the devil

Report: Apocalypse Actually Happened 3 Years Ago

E.J. Dionne: The GOP’s Summer of Discontent

Iraq’s ‘Soft Line’ On Syria Snubs Obama Policy In Nod To Iran

The Debt Crisis at American Colleges

Facebook Complaints Process Vulnerable to Political Abuse

Back in the game - Double-lung transplant for goaltender

S&P Says Broad Muni Downgrade Will Come After Final US Budget

Governor Kasich sounds retreat on SB 5 [VIDEO]

"Bachmann & staff behave like rich white guys who won't go to the market without concealed handguns"

Only Republican presidents can go on vacation

Green Apple Books to petition state government to become exempt from sales tax

NYT: Court Ruling Offers Path to Challenge Dodd-Frank

Finger Pointing at Obama for Economy Illustrates Ignorance

Debt, Debt: 90% of Americans Experience Income Decline -- Debt Explodes As We Try to Make Ends Meet

foreigners on J-1 work visas, taking US jobs, are unhappy, boohoo.

The Mennonite Rapes: In Bolivia, a Trial Tears Apart a Religious Community

Corbett quietly turning off the lights on renewable energy

Shell calls North Sea spill siginficant, but won't give details

Peak oil notes - August 18

Mystery of diseased coral solved: Human feces to blame

Fudging in greenhouse gas stats?—Sketchy emission reports revealed by Empa measurements at Jungfrauj

A Quick Way to Grade Grasses for Ethanol Yields (at the biorefinery's loading dock.)

NSIDC 8/16/11 - PIOMAS Projects Total Arctic Ice Volume @ Record Low This Year

different views of learning curves

US Tab For Total Weather Damages Through July - $35 Billion - Reuters

Model shows polar ice caps can recover from warmer climate-induced melting

Last Night Hartman had Gunther from Beyond Nuclear

Further, faster, higher: wildlife responds increasingly rapidly to climate change

The great oyster crash

TX Climate News Asks Perry To Name Scientists Using "Self-Serving Data Manipulation" - No Answer Yet

Would extraterrestrial intelligences harm humanity because of our greenhouse gas emissions?

Research finds Greenland glacier melting faster than expected

Infographic: How many jobs would solar create?

German energy - Shock to the system

Eight rural businesses get $180,000 in federal funds to become energy-efficient (Maine)