Democratic Underground

Archives: August 31, 2011

I watch Ron Paul on Anderson

7 Foundations Spent $42 Million to Spread Fear of Muslims in U.S.

Jim Inhofe (R-OK) catches Perry FEVER! There is NO KNOWN, DOCUMENTED CURE!

Prez O on Joyner:

"It's OOOOOO-K to be confused about climate," Fox tells Bill Nye. Check the facts, tho.

Awesome polar animal descends 300ft cliff in a bid to scavenge eggs from some VERY surprised birds

Jobs? What Kind of Jobs Can We Create In A Year?

Keith is goin to talk about the Bill O'Reilly bribing the cops story

Cheney's big Al Haig Moment (Ring of Fire video)


Scumbag RETHUG Scott Walker is on CNN

(The Onion) Iraqi Violence Almost Makes American Invasion Seem Pointless

Rick Perry fundraising army rivaling President Obama' they say

Scott WALKER just told tool Piers he hadn't expected out-of-state cash opposing him

Scott WALKER just told tool Piers he hadn't expected out-of-state cash opposing him

Arizona man (owner of alleged cockfighting farm) demands $100K from Steven Seagal & Sheriff Joe

Why Schneiderman Is Right !!! - 'Nevada Says Bank (Of America) Broke Mortgage Settlement - NYT

Foreclosures Go Into Reverse: The Ticker

Roommate hell - it doesn't get better. Several of my kids had wonderful roommates -

Stand By. You'll very soon be seeing far too much of them.

Obama Fundraising Email Author Arrested Outside White House - TheAtlantic

Yeah Baby !!! - 'New York Congressional Dems Support Schneiderman on Foreclosure Fraud Investigation

Thanks Eddie for covering the mess in Vermont

A Key Sept. 11 Legacy: More Domestic Surveillance - LATimes

The Republican Front Runners as Imagined by The Simpsons

Has anyone read Cheney's book?

***Melissa H-P in for Rachel. OUTSTANDING.

On The Shoulders Of Giant Corporations

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike & a

I just realized what George W. Bush, George Pataki and Rudy Giuliani all have in common.

I still miss Forkboy. Please come back, if you're reading this.

I still miss Forkboy. Please come back, if you're reading this.

Paul B. Farrell: Classical economics is fatally flawed

Letterman just did a great bit on Cheney's book.

Made in USA forever over 2600 items as seen on Ed's Show

Why are all these damn Exxon Mobile (pro tar sands) commercials running on MSNBC?


Dear Eric Cantor:

'Sleeping gas' thieves target super-rich at Italian billionaires' resort

Power just came back on, finally!

I just watched some of Hannity's interview with Cheney. I had no idea Cheney was so heroic and

So disappointed in a bumper sticker (and where I saw it)

"You guys would vote for a steaming turd as long as it had a (R) after it's name"

Give Karl Marx a Chance to Save the World Economy: George Magnus


BREAKING: Leaked Rove email singles out Daily Kos

Borowitz: The kind of people you used to cross the street to avoid are now all running for President

Isolation eases as supplies, roads begin to reach communities cut off by Irene

Ed Schultz was outstanding on tonights TV.

Iowans Show Up At Rep. King’s District Office To Protest Vote To End Medicare

Top ten wealthiest countries...

Obama's "Bratty, tantrum-prone child strategy"

Obama's "Bratty, tantrum-prone child strategy"

20 homes destroyed in Possum Kingdom Lake wildfire

Gov. Christie is a previous hurricane victim

If you support the troops

SF Giants payroll manager accused of embezzlement

What'cha doin'?

What's Joe Scum's issue with Perry?

The Atlantic - "'Harvard' Is Now Code for 'Effeminate' - GOP Suggests Obama Is Girlie

California Ignores Its Own Scientists on Dangerous Pesticide

Fighting Wildfire With Tax Breaks (satire)

John Sinclair: Is this 'high-level crime'?

An interesting thought I just came across about Dick Cheney..

Medicinal pot ruling rocks dispensary community; mass meeting in Lansing planned

Vermont Governor praises federal hurricane response

Republicans Using "Baseball Bat" To Attack Workers Rights

Cheney's self-criticism sent to an undisclosed location

TRENDING: Palin to New Hampshire (again) in Labor Day schedule shuffle

Ex-Bush Official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson: "I am Willing to Testify" if Dick Cheney is Put on Trial

Obama's three big mistakes

Hateful preacher rants on gays, says "God hates Barack Obama".

UN vote on Palestine statehood?

Cheney's Epitaph?-what a loser

"Crush your enemy": The 48 laws of power a hit with businessmen, prison inmates

So Texas is burning while Governor Goodhair is galavanting around

CEOs being Paid (VASTLY) More than their Companies paid in Taxes | WashPost

The coming weather

GOP Smear Machine Targets Elizabeth Warren

Big Dick Toons

This house moved from one side of the underpass to the other

Budget cuts - now killing NOAA's satellite capabilities (excellent NPR report)

Bomber kills 11 outside mosque in Quetta, Pakistan

Do repubicans **really** wanna fight about FEMA?

Nevada AG Catherine Cortez Masto Destroys BofA in New Lawsuit

Energy and Power: Non OPEC peak oil

Take the RN out of KATRINA...

Take the RN out of KATRINA...

Dick Cheney is a compulsive liar. Melissa Harris-Perry on Rachel's "Debunction Junction"

Why Is This Boeing Corporate CEO Smiling?

Toon: If Hurricanes were more precise...

The politics of disaster aid bootstraps.

SURVIVOR Rupert wants to be Indiana Governor..

Minn. dad who abandoned son arrested in California

Tougher Questions for the Candidates

Bahrain unrest: Teenager dies after protest

Just look at those "job creators"!!!!

Surveillance photo shows officer in sex act

Robert Reich: Perry-it turns out-is a closet liberal-Secret Plan to Save Blue States from Red States

New South Florida politicians go to 'Good Government' boot camp

Republican Congressman Caught With His Pants Down, Literally

Christine O’Donnell Starts Speaking in Tongues on Twitter

For the future good of this country, some people will need to feel the pain.

Rick Perry's secret plan to save blue states from red states:

Lawrence O’Donnell: Nothing more fraudulent than Giuliani as ‘hero of 9/11'

BP calls search of Moscow office an illegal raid

Report from the Frontline of the floods at Paterson, NJ.

Does the President finally understand?


Villaraigosa lobbies Washington with jobs plan

Religious Right Complaints About 9/11 Commemoration Ring Hollow

Brevik: "Don't let multiculturalists define what racism is or isn't.

Stephanie MIller just discussed this: The GOP War on Voting,,,,Scary stuff

My political wake-up came in the fall election here in Ohio in 1998

Self delete - 1776Forever has a better OP on this

fracking bribery

Another type of Prejudice

Bunnies and stewardesses: Fall TV's racy slant

Hurricane Irene to go down as one of the ten costliest storms in history

Hurricane Irene to go down as one of the ten costliest storms in history

Please Help Stamp Out Campaign-aholism in Our Lifetime

The government won't let Bank of America go down, I bet.

School Vouchers Inflict More Harm Than Good

House Republican Bill Cuts Hurricane Monitoring Funds That Help Save Millions of Dollars

Perry remains GOP front-runner, Quinnipiac poll shows

Tying Health Problems to Rise in Home Foreclosures

Executive Excess 2011: The Massive CEO Rewards for Tax Dodging

Fischer: "It's Not A Problem When A Christian Says That"

Rep. Carson (D-Ind): Tea Party would be happy with blacks 'hanging from a tree'

Broken Line Sending Raw Sewage Into Patapsco River

WikiLeaks cable leak 'irresponsible', says Australia

Breaking: Government moves to block merger between AT&T and T-mobile

WSJ - Princess Palin cancels Sep 3 Tea Party speaking event

They are trying to turn our country upside down

The Rude Pundit: Eric Cantor Used to Love Him Some FEMA Money

Sex Tax Machine Introduced for Bonn Prostitutes

Radioactive waste swamps Japan sewage plants

Bill O'Reilly Allegedly Harasses His Estranged Wife's Boyfriend

N.J. judge dismisses tea party lawsuit challenging new legislative map

Will Obama cave to Cantor on the FEMA threats?

Why we're losing the message, in part

Edmonton salon ad irks family violence groups

Now that we know that the Wikileaks Bank Of America documents were destroyed,

How Attacks on Reproductive Health Care Force Poor Women Into More Unwanted Pregnancies

Re: Hurricane Irene. Are hurricanes supposed to go that far North?

'Tea party' group to boycott Mitt Romney speech

Lies, War, and Empire: NATO’s “Humanitarian Imperialism” in Libya (Video + Article)

Seems to me Obama is all but saying the GOPers are HOLDING US BACK and they should go

Unemployed and Taking on Debt to Stay Afloat? Don’t Expect to get a Job

Obama's uncle is called a fugitive from deportation since 1992

anyone know where Tweety is?

It's Cute to Kill: Wal-Mart Is Selling Military Camo Diapers by Huggies

Lack of Deep Sleep Tied to Hypertension

Which Would You Prefer? (Regarding Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway rescue of Bank of America)


Hmmmmm. Seems Japan can function without most of its nukes!

Treating mental illness with cigarettes

The point is unlikely lost on seniors that changes rejected during GWB's terms are being considered

Do you really want to help create jobs in America?

Libya: Much nicer under Gaddafi's rule.

This is the United (UNITED States of America) Americans come

Bankster of America Sued By Homeowners To Block $8.5 Billion Mortgage Settlement

So now the Police are judges of the aesthetic value of photographs?

Mind and Mood: Open Your Eyes

Justice Ginsburg: If I Were Nominated Today, My Women’s Rights Work For The ACLU Would

Christian think tank: Those protesting Keystone pipeline at White House aren't "real Christians"

Astronauts to grow own food in Mars?

The Weird Photo On The Cover Of Cheney's Book

Are the teabaggers/gops TRYING to make this into "Obama's Katrina" by limiting FEMA

#41 In World - U.S. newborn death rate tied with Qatar

Ex-Pa. House speaker pleads guilty to corruption

Frank Zappa was right! The United States is a Nation of Laws!

Bird flu could be returning, U.N. warns

How about I put this here ;)

The Obama Variety Hour.

A Modest Proposal For Stimulus II

Olbermann-THIS is the Obama I like-Jobs Address to Joint Session of Congress-same hour as GOP Debate

Despite White Supremacist Ties, Nativist Minutemen Project's Gilchrist Stumped For GOP Candidates

If America fails to rebuild...

Labor leaders must pay for parade if GOP banned, mayor says

Tripoli blast kills Libyan fighters

Ground zero is sacred...

The rich in America have been decimated

The rich in America have been decimated

Most U.S. and foreign corporations doing business in the United States avoid paying any federal TAX

Katia is now a TS... but they think it will take a more

Do you thin Obama should be primaried, with who?

NATO Rebel: “sometimes to avoid bloodshed you must shed blood”

Ever lost a job that you never would have had the nerve to quit and ended up with a better one?

Results of Texas Education System under Rick Perry?

Aljazeera: Libyan files: US official (ex-Bush assistant secretary of state) aided Gaddafi.

Aljazeera: Libyan files: US official (ex-Bush assistant secretary of state) aided Gaddafi.

License plate I saw on a Beemer driving into DC this morning

Obama's speech will be at same time as GOP debate? Awesome

Let's start our own grassroots movemnet...

NTC rejects foreign military presence, says UN envoy

From FactCheck-re: R. Perry

First the governor of Nebraska...

Rep. Andre Carson: Tea Party wants blacks 'hanging on a tree'

The Uninvited:Christine O'Donnell booted from event with Sarah Palin...

End the global economy!

Panel tallies massive waste and fraud in wartime U.S. contracts

GOP Debate scheduled to run AFTER Obama speech.

Will Boehner agree to the President's request for a joint session address?

BEHOLD Cheney & His "Deceit of Shakespearean Proportions" - By Robert Scheer

OK how dumb is this?

25 Corporations Paid Their CEOs More Than Uncle Sam

the rebels are capable of preserving the security of his country and don’t need any foreign,.......

“I would be surprised to see any other handbook as punitive as ours”

Palin/O’Donnell Event Descends Into Total Chaos

Biden's diabolical laugh

"Captain CEO's Fate" from Ruben Bolling's Tom the Dancing Bug

Cantor against offsetting disaster funds before he was for it

Words To Share...

I need help. How can I post photos from my mail box to here?

Dad accused of tossing son overboard: 'We were having fun'

Well, that wasn't very nice......

Which is best wrt the highway bill?

Juanita Jean & friends light into Ron Paul about hurricanes & the government response.

Just got a NRA robocall from (Wayne La Pierre) claiming

Family Values

Andre Carson takes heat for tea party criticism

The perfect Perry bumper stickers

Virginia Anti-Abortion Lobbyist Married To Top State Health Official Who Helped Draft Clinic

Two questions regarding "corporate personhood."

Soaring home payment delinquency

Christine O'Donnell out - again

German city introduces parking meter for prostitutes

Rick Perry: 'There's Not Going To Be A Social Security And Medicare Program'

Christine O'Donnell's Iowa speech is off again, tea party leader says

Will the UN and NATO intervene to prevent a bloodbath in Libya?

O'Donnell Bounced Again to Get Palin Back

O'Donnell Bounced Again to Get Palin Back

Another first for Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant


God plans pestilence in hope of making Michele Bachmann shut the hell up

The tides are turning, are our leaders going to step up to the plate

Eric Cantor's office(s) phone number:

MSNBC host: 'Rick Perry wants to get all up in your uterus and take a picture'

O'Donnell dropped, re-invited to rally. (Like father like daughter - both just part-time Bozo's)

Notes For The Underground, from Senior_Iconoclast

Federal subsidy for health-care coverage expires

'I'm too pretty to do homework so my brother has to do it for me'

John Boehner is the drum major for assholery.

BREAKING: Boehner says re-schedule..

Several House Freshmen vowed to change Washington's ways, but their voting records say otherwise.

Coal Mines, Blacklists and Grandpa, -a Labor Day lesson-

Here is the problem with letting the Super Committee put Social Security on the table.

Move On pushing to punish bankers

Move On pushing to punish bankers

Dick: "In My Time"

Secret files: US officials aided Gaddafi

Pat Buchanan Admits That, "Bush Broke The U.S. As A Superpower."

You smell like the devil's gumdrops, By Mark Morford

ProgressOhio, Sen. Skindell, and Rep. Murray Re-file Constitutional Challenge to JobsOhio

Anyone of you are in Speaker Boner's district

WH To TPM: Boehner Was Consulted Before Date Of Jobs Speech Was Announced

Pentagon No-Bid Contracts Rise to 45% in 2011

Global Land Grab

Nice irony: every time you wear a V for Vendetta mask to a protest, TimeWarner makes a buck

Tea Party In Civil War Over Romney....Deeeeliciousioso....

If Repubs were smart, they would want someone to interrupt their "debate"...

Vermont's Unsung Hurricane Hero (local radio)

List of evidence Rep. Kucinich was supposedly presented with to HELP the Gaddafi Regime

s&p at it again

Missouri River begins to reveal what it has been doing this summer.

25 firms paid more in CEO pay than taxes

Wilkerson: We talked about Cheney’s people like the ‘Nazis’

"Leave the matter of religion to the family altar

The New Resentment of the Poor

Jamaican Drug Lord Christopher 'Dudus' Coke Pleads Guilty

Jonathan Chait - "The Democratic Jobs Debate As Mass Denial"

She's still a quitter.

I think Boehner just brought a knife.

Glenn Greenwald comments on the speech scheduling controversy

Reality ain't running in the primary

Palin/O'Donnel Event Descends Into Total Chaos...TPM

Babysitting bill in Calif. Legislature

Re: those posts on animal cruelty we see so often here and elsewhere -

iPad scammers swindle $180 from South Carolina woman

Huron County Dog Warden says two men beat dog to death with shovel (OH)

I look forward to seeing Sarah Palin join the repug candidates

We complain about corporations, and then buy their Chinese crap.

NJ Floods Keeps 10,000 Residents From Homes

Bullying Law Puts New Jersey Schools on Spot

Financial Times article: Mr Obama wishes to be president of a country that does not exist.

Tonight on Countdown

Tonight on Countdown

Woman who gave birth on jail floor goes to trial against county

Nevada Attorney General Joins Schneiderman in Fighting Bank of America's Foreclosure Fraud

Yikes. Just, yikes.

Boehner is upset because he knows Wed. will be just the first time viewers choose the real

Bob Herbert: The White House and Congress have refused to recognize the severity of unemployment

you know what? if Obama stands up to Cantor, then have his back

Government Study Proves THC from Cannabis DESTROYS CANCER CELLS

Boner wants Obamas speech moved?

Did Dick Cheney look back from the dead to anyone?

President Obama met by protests in Minneapolis, MN while at American Legion convention 8/30

Great DailyKos Diary On The Constitutionality Of Social Security And The General Welfare !!!

Thank you Illinois.

Obama says jobs speech will "lay out bipartisan proposals .... and find bipartisan solutions ...."

Isn't it time someone just flat out told Cantor, Boner,

Sue to get your Social Security Money Back …..

for NNN0LHI...student uniforms

Randi Rhodes wrong on the President's authority to convene a joint session of Congress.

Why some people don't get the flu

After years of voting with Republicans, McCaskill upset FEMA may reduce help to Joplin.

Why Are Finland’s Schools The World’s Best?

Why Are Finland’s Schools The World’s Best?

Have you ever asked someone in real life who makes +$100,000 per year about raising the FICA cap?

DWTS fans will just have to get over their bigotry

ABC Attacked by 'DWTS' Fans Over Chaz Bono Casting

Planet Earth Doesn't Know How To Make It Any Clearer It Wants Everyone To Leave

In response to Republicans and others who question the government's

Another severed foot found in B.C. waters

BREAKING NEWS CNN: Pres. sends letter to Boehner & Reid.

Wednesday Evening Sanity Break: Bobby Gentry - Ode to Billy Joe.

What are America's priorities?

Banana Republic USA: Meet the 25 CEOs Who Make More Than Their Companies Pay In Taxes

OCCUPY WALL STREET: A shift in revolutionary tactics

This is surreal. The outrage is not matching the situation.

Perry Fires Up the Left

The Tea Party is a Perversion of America's Heritage.

The Tea Party is a Perversion of America's Heritage.

Study: Number of women working in TV falls

The GOP disrespect of Obama: Racism or just politics?

If corporations are people, can we drug test Wall Street!?

While I have reliable Internet access...a resounding "bite me"

Toon: Power is restored

Aid Workers Reach Vermont Towns Cut Off by Floodwaters.

Cop caught on camera having sex awaits fate

After 80+ hours without power.........

Let’s Make It Official: Obama Is Not Serious About a Real Economic Recovery Plan

Ed Schultz said AT&T T-Mobile Merger SHOULD go thru - He is pissed at Sen. Al Franken - Whose right?

Is this the face of Jack the Ripper?

If I ruled the world, I would have two wars only


I don't think there's a single politician in whom I have more trust than mistrust.

NASA says space station may have to be evacuated

Us or the War Machine

Us or the War Machine

Pregnancy and sonograms

Cables Reveal 2006 Summary Execution of Civilian Family in Iraq

Local school board member will keep office 6500 miles away?? WTF?

U.S. newborn death rate tied with Qatar

U.S. newborn death rate tied with Qatar

Burnt Orange Report: a survival & research tool for MoFo GOODHAIR's run

“I think that’s arrogant. There are smart people in charge; they wouldn’t let bad things happen.”

Dick Cheney -- The Fruits of Elite Immunity

If you think the Obama team didn't know what time the GOP debate was next wednesday...

Who decided to get the MLK statue made in China?

Unemployed? Go to North Dakota

Docs: Bush Official, Kucinich Offered To Help Qaddafi Regime On Ending U.S. Involvement In Libya

worst president ever!

Hi, Michael Vick here. I would like to thank all the little people...

Dubious ranking: US worse than 40 other countries in newborn deaths

Some of you think several generations living in the same house is a great thing,

Does anyone know who funds Michelle Rhee's "Student's First" organization?

Judge finds prima facie evidence that US government may have "vindictively prosecuted" Dan Choi

Warning: Your Life is About to be “Eminent Domained”

Solar-Cell company touted last year by Obama closes down, can't compete with China's cheap stuff

Amy Goodman: Cheney, Rumsfeld and the Dark Art of Propaganda

With the tenth anniversary of 911 coming up....whatever happened to DUer Paul Thompson?

Sugary Drink Habit Is Widespread in U.S.

PHOTO of the DAY (JAPAN) Dial up warning

After exactly 68 hours, the power is back on in my little section of Connecticut

Do Headscarves bother you?

New body 'liquefaction' unit unveiled in Florida funeral home

Indiana vouchers prompt thousands to change schools

Ford unveils new design direction

How do I volunteer for Irene clean up?

For those of you who said Hurricane Irene was overhyped-SHAME ON YOU!

Old Dick Cheney was heard to lament,

Unemployed man finds $150,000 in his garden in McHenry County

Unemployed man finds $150,000 in his garden in McHenry County

POWER!! ELECTRICITY!!!! after 4 1/2 days

The President has decided not to "go big".

Half of Americans sip sugary drinks daily

Dick Cheney, The Ultimate American Terrorist

Dick Cheney, The Ultimate American Terrorist

Super Committee Dem says he has to say Social Security MUST be on the table.

My Number One Fear

Pretty funny: a writer's poem to losing the internet during Irene.

New Record: 51% of Americans Age 16-24 Are Unemployed – Leading Indicator for Civil Unrest


NPR says US CEOs don't know why consumer confidence is so low.

Hundreds of red-shirted anti-gay Christians converge on Charlotte NC Pride

"Employers must act now to prepare their workplace for increased union activity!"

Katrina In Vermont

Katrina In Vermont

Is it really MY fault?

Is it proper to excoriate an entire group

Airlift of Evil 2.0 ? ( CIA recruits 1,500 from Mazar-e-Sharif to fight in Libya)

Airlift of Evil 2.0 ? ( CIA recruits 1,500 from Mazar-e-Sharif to fight in Libya)


Oh Jesus H. Christ in my shower stall!

so....anyone else addicted to gambling?

I'm off to play Dragon Warrior 4 on my's been fun, loungers!

Roommate hell - it doesn't get better. Several of my kids had wonderful roommates -

Cool, next week on Billy the Exterminator they will be cleaning out a hoarder's house.

Cool, next week on Billy the Exterminator they will be cleaning out a hoarder's house.

Boy am I glad I wore my lab coat and goggles today.

I'm single again.

So, after reading the books, I watched "The Girl Who kicked the Hornet's Nest"...

Caught on Video! Money Grab on highway in the Netherlands

Vietnam War: A Picture is Worth 1000 Words...

Why do people post political crap on FB

100 years of East London style in 100 seconds

What are the symptoms of using the wrong oil in your car?

"An 80 yr old lady was marrying for the 4th time..

Billy the Exterminator had his shirt off, Billy looked good.

The credits to Lord of the Rings are as long as the movie.

Donnie, Billy's Mom " I caught the snake and I did it in high heels"

Anyone Use a Alphasmart NEO?

12 Girls Band - Liu San Jie.... peaceful, innovative, contemplative and relaxing.....

Werther's Original

Unintentionally vulgar sticker placements

Watching Farscape for the very first time (on Netflix streaming)

I'd like an argument, please.

Is there a Wells Fargo phone scam?

So I have started a Journal here at DU about this trip. And thia is the first entry!

How about I put this here ;)

Another Day, another few miles.

What question about DU do you most need answered?


I've got your fifty cents right here:

the bee gee's at their best

Anthony Kiedis, what a fuckin' TOOL.

For your Hump Day reading pleasure, The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows.

Things are looking up for Our Friend...

The entire LOUNGE is making my balls itch! GODDAMNIT!@#

Reliable Online Criminal Background Check....

I am PLEASED to announce that starting today, ALL of my posts are now 100% gluten free.

What Would Don Draper Do?

Cyndi Lauper, ow my God!!!!!!

I'm drinking my own variation of an Old Fashioned

Secret Crush

I'm very bummed

I am so tired of this heat, this triple digit crap is terrible.

G F. E-G D.

Jumper cables and vodka are not a good combination

House in my town has Egyptian hieroglyphics. Looking for the bird/horseshoe

Any good alternatives to Frostwire for downloading music?

I'm asking a favor (no cost to you) raises funds for a school by clicking once a day (link added)

40 Worst DIY Car Repairs

Tell us a true Ewww story that happened to you

Question for vegetarians - and maybe meat eaters as well

I need grease to exist

How often do you think this happens on DU?

Should I feel bad if I don't want to "be the best" at what I do?

A dog question. Help!

What song on your iPod has the most plays?

I was in Bella Italia for two weeks in August *PIC HEAVY*

so....anyone else addicted to gambling?

What does the "H" stand for in Jesus H. Christ?

2011 - Bummer Summer.

Compensation system urged for research victims

Compensation system urged for research victims

Suit alleges state wrongly denied Medicaid benefits to VA pensioners

Isolation eases as supplies, roads begin to reach communities cut off by Irene

Fire official says blaze in Oklahoma City threatening homes

TRENDING: Palin to New Hampshire (again) in Labor Day schedule shuffle

Tripoli Divided as Rebels Jockey Over Leadership

Philippine foreign chief calls ex-US envoy ‘a dismal failure’ over WikiLeaks comments

Republican Congressman Caught With His Pants Down, Literally

Phone hacking: News Corp loses £17 million contract with New York education department

Wildfire near Yosemite now 80 percent contained

Irene floods in North Carolina and New York 'disaster'

Frankfurt airport 'Islamist' shootings trial begins

U.S. Companies Add Fewer-Than-Estimated 91,000 Workers in August, ADP Says

Documents show NYPD’s spy unit pushing officers to eavesdrop in minority communities

New flood dangers as East Coast reels from Irene

Libyan rebels accused of targeting and killing innocent black workers

Good News Finally Out of the Justice Department

Nervous Romney Decides to Show at Tea Party Event After All

Prosecutors Want to Keep ID of Man with Clementi a Secret

Edmonton salon ad irks family violence groups

White House blasts GOP over FEMA funding

RAF flies £130m unfrozen cash assets to Libya

Obama Requests A Joint Session Of Congress For Major Jobs Speech

Cop caught on camera having sex awaits fate

Docs: Bush Official, Kucinich Offered To Help Qaddafi Regime On Ending U.S. Involvement In Libya

SEAL's dog, (Iowa) Hawkeyes team up

WikiLeaks cable leak 'irresponsible', says Australia

Appalachian Coalfield Leaders Join Tar Sands Pipeline White House Protest

Oil hovers near $89 amid surprise US supply jump

Christine O'Donnell out - again

Fight Erupts Over Head Scarves at Playland Park in Rye

CEOs Earned More Than Companies’ Tax Bills

Shots fired at Texas congressman's (Rep Gene Green’s (D-TX) office

Choi Trial Put on Hold After Judge Allows "Vindictive Prosecution" Defense

Officials: Mom got daughter abortion to hide rape

Some companies pay their CEOs more than Uncle Sam, study says

Nevada Says Bank (of America) Broke Mortgage Settlement

Planned Parenthood funds in Kansas restored by federal judge

Unions reverse decision to ban GOP from parade

Prominent columnist quits over paramilitary claims

U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than in 40 Other Countries

Libyan teen says Gadhafi's troops forced her to execute rebels

Minorities Lead Growth in Biggest Cities

US Files to Block T-Mobile Merger of AT&T

Bush-Era Warrantless Wiretapping Program on Trial Tomorrow in Seattle

WikiLeaks Releases (An) Encrypted Mystery File

(Gov. R-Ne) Heineman: Deny (Keystone) pipeline permit

Court case lifts lid on secret post 9/11 flights

Petraeus leaving Army after 37 years to head CIA

Petraeus leaving Army after 37 years to head CIA

Repub Revolt: Virgina’s GOP Gov Splits With Cantor, Rejects Conditioning Disaster Aid On Budget Cuts

Boehner Fires Back at Obama Over Scheduling of Jobs Speech

GOP governor urges Obama to reject proposed Keystone oil pipeline

Germany to probe how rifles wound up in Libya

Second part of DREAM Act passes Senate vote

Second part of DREAM Act passes Senate vote

U.S. Newborn Death Rate Trails Behind 40 Other Nations

Women executives could wait 98 years for equal pay, says report

Boehner Asks Obama To Move Jobs Joint Address To Thursday

Obama Requests A Joint Session Of Congress For Major Jobs Speech

Secret files: US officials aided Gaddafi

Exclusive: Condoleezza Rice fires back at Cheney memoir

Two police officers who took down Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan, lose their jobs

Former Qaddafi Mercenaries Describe Fighting in Libyan War

Court orders arrest of politician suspected of ordering Galan murder

Youngest London rioter – boy aged 11 – given youth rehabilitation order

Pulitzer-winning photojournalist resigns rather than lay off staff

Haley Barbour relative defrauded FEMA after Katrina, judge rules

Panel tallies massive waste and fraud in wartime U.S. contracts ($12 million a day)

How US firms profited from torture flights ("war on terror" became just another charter opportunity

Obama Labor Boss Buys Canadian-Built Car

Carl Levin pie throwers put in federal prison

Maya Angelou says King memorial inscription makes him look ‘arrogant’

Former Powell Chief of Staff: Cheney "Fears Being Tried as a War Criminal"

Politicususa: Never Wrong Forecasting Model Predicts an Obama Victory In 2012

Judge strikes down key parts of Texas sonogram law (one of Perry's top legislative priorities)

Hey Mitt hot enough for ya?

GOP chairman says if students want to vote, they should pay taxes

Is Obama a Center-Right President or Has the Center Shifted Right?

1% of Democrats have no opinion as to whether Obama should win the nomination

High ranking Govt People unable to locate the jobs needed for Econ Recovery

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, August 31, 2011

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Obama’s Labor Board Reverses Bush Union Rule

WikiLeaks site comes under cyberattack

I'd like an argument, please.

Despite Risks, Romney Presses Grim Picture of Obama

FreedomWorks to protest against Romney - “We have to defend our brand against poseurs"

The Republican jobs plan: stop environmental regulations

Ezra Klein: The most powerful man in housing policy

An alternate idea to a non-season of 2012 Democratic primaries.

HUFF POST: Eric Cantor Voted Against Bill To Offset Disaster Relief In 2004

TPM: Children of the Corn

BREAKING!!! President Obama to unveil his jobs package to a joint session of Congress

The Republican 2012 Nominee and The Republican Governors

The Hill: Huntsman to unveil sweeping tax reform

Anybody having trouble getting DU Discussion board?

Pataki: Obama doesn't understand the meaning of September 11th

CSpan Alert: Spkr. Boehner invites Pres. Obama to address joint session Sept. 8

Roll Call: Allen West may leave CBC over Andre Carson's remark

Boehner ask the President to have his speech on Thursday 1st night of the NFL

"From one Speaker to another...nicely done John."

WH To TPM: Boehner Was Consulted Before Date Of Jobs Speech Was Announced

Admin official says the date/time of Obama address was "cleared" with GOP before it went public.

Bachmann is Crazy: Swine Flu caused by Jimmy Carter

General Petaeus retires getting a 12,475 a month pension and then becomes CIA Director

MSNBC DICK HEADSmerconish:The progressives are nervous because they know he could win

DAMN!! Al Sharpton is on fire tonight


The plot thickens: Administration official claims Boehner APPROVED of Sept. 7 DATE. . .WTF

House Republicans (Cantor and Boehner) take jerkiness to new levels

Bernie Sanders: We Are One Nation

Perry went to Rumsfeild for ADVICE??? OMG.....He is toast

How should Obama respond to Boehner's assholery - dig in, Oval Office, take it on the road, other?

In 2004 Bush had to beat only with Democrats, in 2012 Obama has to deal with Democrats & Republicans

Obama’s Labor Board Reverses Bush Union Rule

A stroke of pure political genius!

Docs: Bush Official, Kucinich Offered To Help Qaddafi Regime On Ending U.S. Involvement In Libya

TPM: Tossed like a friggin' salad

Former GOP Senator Chuck Hagel: Republican Party Has ‘An Astounding Lack Of Responsible Leadership’

POTUS has requested a Joint Session of Congress for 8PM, September 7th

Megan McArdle-How Do Obama's Re-Election Chances Stack Up to Hoover's?

"Perhaps the most gratuitously—and joyously!—dickish move of presidency"; PLUS Limbaugh apoplectic.

Exploding Head Count

White House: Debate Organizers Can Always Reschedule Away From Our Jobs Speech

If Obama treated bin Laden the way he has Wall Street...

I BULLSHIT YOU NOT: Boehner follows instructions from Limbaugh asks Obama to move speech

Covert Operations: The billionaire brothers who are waging a war against Obama.

"To Those Who Consider President Obama a Disappointment;

1st Black President, 1st President forced to produce a birth certificate, 1st President to be. . .

Kudos to Obama's Justice Department for opposing AT&T Merger

So it's official: I am dying

Real-Life Thriller Explores al-Qaida Triple Agent's CIA Infiltration, Bombing

In Brazil, Women's Changing Roles, Attitudes Leading to Smaller Families

Heckuva Job Brownie Gives Cantor's Cuts For Aid Plan The Thumbs Up

Too Easy: Bill Nye Confuses Fox News Viewers

What Does Data Reveal About the Geography of Marriage?

Tavis Smiley interviews Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), a member of the budget supercommittee

Bill McKibben (protested tar sand pipeline) interview on PBS NewsHour

Papantonio: Republicans Playing “God Politics” With Severe Weather

Young Turks: Bill O'Reilly Asked Cops To Investigate Wife's Boyfriend

We're not racists, BUT ... (ZOMGitsCriss)

Wikileaks - ''Politically Difficult'' to Measure China's Real Pollution

Hundreds arrested in front of the White House

Lawrence Wilkerson on Dick Cheney's Personal and Political Memoir, Part II

Hole in the Head: racist radiation experiment on child leaves lifelong severe deformity

Obama is God: My Conservative Brother #5

Grand Wizard Limbaugh: "Melanin is Thicker Than Water"

TEDxIslay- Keith Nolan- Deaf in the Military [Subtitled]

Rick Santorum Argues With Student Over Gay Marriage

"My Fellow Americans" - a message of tolerance.

Sen. Sanders Addresses Vermont's Need for Federal Aid After Irene

Olbermann: Joe Wilson - Cheney 'Should Be Held to Account For What He Openly Admits Were War Crimes'

Daryl Hannah Arrested at White House

Fischer: Criminalize Homosexuality

TYT: GOP: Cut FEMA, First Responders & Hurricane Hunters

Papantonio: Cheney Should Be in Jail, Not on Book Tour

Radioactive Waste Swamps Japan Sewage Plants

man facing 75 years for recording ...

Sen Chuck Hagel: "DISGUSTED" with Republican Party: ‘An Astounding Lack Of Responsible Leadership’

Obama's Personal Space Issue

El Empleo-a short, surreal, award-winning film about working for the man.

TDPS: Should Women Flaunt it At Work? Self-Proclaimed Feminist Says Yes

Cheney's Latest Revelation: My Dog 'Water Bowled' Bush's Dog

Republicans Against Science

Katrina in Vermont (James Howard Kunstler)

The FBI Goes Rogue

Exxon wins BP's lost Russian Arctic fields

Robert Scheer: Deceit of Shakespearean Proportions

Why Gaddafi got a red card

Krugman: Disaster Relief Economics

Tea Party Capitalists Denying Their Own Evolutionary Roots

Michelle Bachman’s Not the Problem

Tea Party cools as Keynes makes a comeback {don't miss the tea party comments}

Jewish Journal: "We must refuse to allow Dick Cheney’s moral obtuseness define us as a nation."

A Tropical Storm May Form In The Gulf Of Mexico This Weekend, But No One Knows Where It Will Go

Dumbest Republican?

States Push Mandatory Drug Testing for Welfare Applicants in New Conservative Trend

Bachmann Suggests 'Texas Tea' Party Down in the Everglades

Robert Parry: In Libya, a Bloodbath Looms

Rolling Stone article: The GOP War on Voting

The New Resentment of the Poor

German City Unveils "Prostitute Meter"

If Tar Sands Happens: Game Over for the Climate

Rick Perry and the Push for American Theocracy

Give Karl Marx a Chance to Save the World Economy: George Magnus

Schools in Tokyo ban use of playground sandboxes over radiation fears

(Fukushima) Nuclear plant worker dies of acute leukemia

Japan Approves National Feed-in Tariff (strong move to renewable energy)

Mid-Atlantic region: vast energy potential in wind power, tidal, ocean current, and wave power

Drumbeat: August 31, 2011

California Ignores Its Own Scientists on Dangerous Pesticide

NCDC/NOAA - Irene 10th $1 Billion+ Weather Disaster Of 2011; New 1-Year Record For # of Events

1 Million Tons Of Toxic Industrial Waste Piled Up At 12 Dumps Across China; Mucho Hex. Chromium

5 Years After Omitting Any Mention Of Climate From Water Plan, TX Water Board Trying Deal W. It

From The "N For 'No Shit!'" File - Obama Tells Students They Face Tough Climate Challenges

Nuclear Astroturf from CASEnergy in the Florida Sun-Times

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop Inexpensive Technique for Making High Quality Nanowire Solar Cells

Pretreatment, proper harvest time boost ethanol from switchgrass

Manufacturing method paves way for commercially viable quantum dot-based LEDs

Cracking cellulose: a step into the biofuels future

Iron ‘Veins’ Are Secret of Promising New Hydrogen Storage Material

Another 1.6 billion dollars (largely public money) down the solar fantasy rabbit hole.

Solar industry responsible for lead emissions in developing countries (lead batteries)

Ranchers & Western Landowners Reconsidering "Nuisance" Status Of Beavers - WSJ

TEPCO presents plan to extract melted rods

Experts split on how to decommission Fukushima nuclear plant

Lessons Learned: Remember Italy's recent rejection of nuclear power?