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Archives: July 23, 2009

Do you think this is funny?

Palin implicated in (another) ethics probe.

Mexican immigration to U.S. off 40 percent, study finds (CNN)

I think that we have the most intelligent, roll up your sleeves president that I've seen

Obama Administration Task Force Delays Report On GITMO For 6 More Months

Jockey injured, horse euthanized on opening day of Del Mar racing season

CNNMoney: The commercial real estate time bomb

"Start your journey now my lord". Anyone else see this sexist ad on DU?

"Start your journey now my lord". Anyone else see this sexist ad on DU?

Do you prefer to see a thread's rating before you give it a rec or un-rec?

On a Scale of 1 to 10... fractions included...

I liked how when talking about medicare he defined it as spiraling out of control.

Colonialism as a System for Underdeveloping Africa


Another wolf in sheep's clothing - "Visa Extras"

Man Catches Fire After Lighting Cigarette In His Bathroom

Independent judgment at DU: why do you need to see any thread rating other than >4 or <5?

Look at this man -- so blessed with inspiration

My quick take on the Obama presser.


FAUX, CNN, MSNBC post-press conference homepages

Check out this source FR is quoting or birfer crap: Starring Michael Reagan!

howie fineman is not happy with Obama's presser

O'LOOFAH is "worried" that his medical history is going to be on a disc in D.C.!1

Your TV ads - real, or CGI?

The evolution of hate mail. Mark Morford

How's this for my local newspaper headline?

Elizabeth Edwards coming up on Maddow! n/t

Explainin' Palin

While we debate health care in this country...

I don't care what anybody says

Did Professor Gates have his keys, or not?

did I miss something? Rachel and Fineman don't think that obama did well in the presser..

Worried about the privacy of your medical records ?

Worried about the privacy of your medical records ?

H-1B demand may be retreating as feds increase scrutiny

Cop gets impatient for food, pulls gun at fast food drive thru

The Prof. Gates arrest story and the issue of class

Bureaucrats making medical decisions? Waiting for medical treatment?

Best Speech EVER!

I think it would be a good thing if every repub who gets air time gets asked if s/he supports Palin

The Difference

8:56 MSNBC - The Fix is In - Matthews and Fineman Divert Health to Race Issue

Naked Cowboy runs for NYC mayor _ in his underwear

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best Of

My dear friend, a mother with a chronically ill child wants universal health care

Isn't it good to listen to a President 'live' on TV address the nation ...

I never realized so many rightwingers came up to Canada to make friends.

VIDEO: Millions in Honduran cash missing

If we're paying $6000 (per person?) more than other countries for healt and getting less doesn't it

I don't get it. Back in the 90s Chrysler, I think, was complaining about soaring

Poll: What was Dubya doing tonight?

morning headlines....

Okay...dive in on thise one...let's rumble.

Housing Boom, Slave Labor on State Park Land Angers Local Residents

2 cruisers lead Jackson mementos to cemetery

The 24 hour "all news" cable networks are corrosive to our democracy.

digby: Press Conference

On birthers, teabaggers and other assorted information-challenged people

Rep Heath Shuler (D-NC) staying at DC spiritual retreat? (C Street)

FAUX, CNN, MSNBC post-press conference homepages

Oil and insurance cos. record profits, more than ever before in history.

I've posted this before but with the anniversary of the moon walk I wanted to post again

Democrat Joins Al Qaeda and Launches Rocket Attack on U.S. Troops!

LTTE (not mine): ... if Taliban does A B C, it is just following guidelines set by VP Cheney.

What Is The Biggest Pro-Healthcare Rally Between Now and September?

Report: John Ensign losing chief of staff

Santana on Tavis Smiley tonight. Yea, I'm a Santana fan. nt

Centrists Win Backing on Medicare Cost Cuts

Lt. Col. Peters is the living embodiment of every insult the right wing has ever thrown at us

Use of "stupid" remark a deliberate tactic to distract chattering class from dissing health plan?

Scientists believe HIV’s missing link found in ill chimps

Sergeant at eye of storm says he won't apologize

Clueless Microsoft VP confident public will look back at "bunch of good things" in Windows Vista

Breaking: 6 people shot at drive by on Texas Southern campus

Hoekstra, a C Street regular for 7 yr, stopped 2 yr "he'd gotten what he needed out of his visits"

Machismo and the Gates incident

Hey Lt. Col. Ralph Peters. Even if the captured private was a deserter...

Clinton says US may shield Middle East

Obama CAVED tonight....

Life is Short. Really.

French military shells..... Marseille. Dozens of houses burn, residents evacuated.

How Constant War Became The American Way Of Life

I won my supreme court case (simulation): "Justices Rule Inmates Don’t Have Right to DNA Tests "

Giget, the Taco Bell Chiuahua dead at 15

Harry Alford is a repulsive pos- (he's the head of the National Black Chamber of Commerce)

James Bamford: The NSA is still listening to you

“Sotomayor pledges an 'open mind' on same-sex marriage lawsuits” (Bay Area Reporter, SF GLBT News)

“Sotomayor pledges an 'open mind' on same-sex marriage lawsuits” (Bay Area Reporter, SF GLBT News)

Republican Plan for Health Care Reform (video)

Will We Get A Health Care Bill Before August?

Mark Sanford and the Lemonade Stand

Woman Must Pay $7 Million for Cyber Stalking Babysitter

Woman Must Pay $7 Million for Cyber Stalking Babysitter

Why spend money to reform the insurance companies?

A foreclosure filing every 13 seconds

CNN/Money: The commercial real estate time bomb

Default notices on home loans at all-time high in S.F. Bay Area

If all your medical records are accessible to all your doctors,

I’m the greatest living being on the planet. Then I withdraw that assertion.

Two choices

Study weighs threats' effects on abortion providers - not good news

Congressional pukes issue report today, accusing ACORN of fraud and political corruption; urges

Canadian Troops Accidentally Kill Afghanistan Girl at Dusk


DUPE - please delete

Report says Florida is in high-school graduation crisis

It's the Media, Stupid !

I have held a Virginia concealed carry permit for several years.

Finally! Someone who saw the same presser I did

Would you pay 5% tax on your Income to pay for public option?

Signs of life for the American automobile industry: Ford posts a profit

Mom kills son atop Mt. Diablo, then shoots self

NRA Defeated In Key Gun Violence Prevention Vote: Elections Have Consequences

Why the rush to pass the bill? Because Americans die every day that we don't.

Health care is not a Democratic or Republican issue.

"There's no such thing as a stupid question."

"There's no such thing as a stupid question."

You know what's so hilarious about the "birther bunch?"

DJIA surges to highest level since November 6, 2008

My fellow DUers. Do you have health care and are you satisfied?

Obama: Cambridge police acted 'stupidly' in Gates arrest

Ron Paul: End Wars to Fund Healthcare Reform

Pew poll: WiFi, Mobile closing digital divide between blacks and whites in US

SHAFTED AGAIN Treasury Gives Three Major Banks Sweetheart Deals

If the TARP Inspector General would prepare my employers financial statements...

Eleni Gabre-Madhin .. Who?.. One woman, giving back (edited)

Eleni Gabre-Madhin .. Who?.. One woman, giving back (edited)

Eleni Gabre-Madhin .. Who?.. One woman, giving back (edited)

Affair case shakes up Tennessee Senate- another 'family values' republican

Affair case shakes up Tennessee Senate- another 'family values' republican

Michigan: The Ann Arbor News Hits The Streets For Last Time

Osama bin Laden is an asshole.

Ron Paul: End Wars to Fund Healthcare Reform

WTF Joe the Plumber has a book?

Does that creepy, pointless fuck, Liz Cheney, have an actual job? Or is she just working for Daddy?

Carbon debt of ethanol

Carbon debt of ethanol

A pledge to my daughter; should it ever come to pass.

wtf Arnold wields big hunting knife while talking about budget cuts

oh brother. C-Span's first guest this morning is from the uber right wing Investor's Business Daily

This is HUGH!!!1!! Municipal water is "socialist"

State AG Andrew Cuomo Asks Judge To Void 100,000 Faulty Default Judgments

Dick Armey spinning away on GEM$NBC

We need a national *survey on health care

Study: Abortion doctors, clinics 'routinely targeted'

Pelosi: 'I'm not afraid of August'

House: A public option with basic, enhanced, and premium care? Senate: only "essential" benefits?

Jindal Tours Louisiana Attacking ‘Washington Spending’ While Handing Out Jumbo-Sized Stimulus Checks

Back in NYC a neighbor called the police on my place

We need a stronger judiciary branch.

Gun carry vote draws jeers for Hagan

Citibank wants to raise my interest rate to 14.99 from 4.77

Republicans: "Stop health care reform, or die trying."

‘Blue Dog Coalition’ rakes in corporate cash

"Healthcare for America Now" petition: Should Congress go on vacation, or pass healthcare reform?

Report: Big cuts needed at huge Baghdad embassy built by Bush

Who is this motherfucking Elmer Fudd sounding moran on Thom Hartmann's show?

Ralph Peters just keeps on digging...

Blue Dogs genuflect to war spending/tax cuts for wealthy, but scream bloody murder on health reform

Drop the lifetime tenure for justices on high court

The Congo Gorillas need our help! This is so sad. Have you seen this?

Do we need another war protest in DC??

N.J. politicians, rabbis rounded up in federal probe

Air Pollution Linked to Diminishing IQ of Children

Is it time to draw a line in the sand?

The Happiest Place on Earth? Not so much......

Fox News using Eric Rudolph as a reason not to house detaineees at Supermax

TIME: Bush and Cheney's Final Days

Wash Times: Palin to be Found GUILTY by Personnel Board

This is my open letter to Ted Nugent.

TIME: Now that Walter Cronkite has passed on, who is America's most trusted newscaster?

Which anti-health care Blue Dogs voted FOR F-22 fighters? I'd love

CA's budget fiasco goes back to deregulation in 2000

Oklahomans' fecal transplant aims to kill colon superbug

Go home, boys and girls! Fundraise! Go fishing! But you'd better hide from The People.

Thursday TOON Roundup part 3

Grassley: GOP will take ‘blame’ if we don’t pass health care.

Do Police Officers Have To Identify Themselves?

5-Legged Pup Rescued From Coney Island Freak Show

No I am not kidding - Check this out at - Finally some good Rap music

Thank You everyone that sent a note to the El Paso Council members!

AP: Transgender teacher in NJ retiring in frustration

People who take offense at Obama's Gates remark probably voted for Palin anyway

Senators nix second Joint Strike Fighter engine

Kpig radio, Freedom Ca.

Question: How is it that Auto insurance and Life insurance work OK, but not Health Insurance?

Urgency of public option: BC/BS sued for engaging in "life threatening business practices"

Police forum thread on Gates/Obama remark

Tasteless, yet sadly appropriate toon...

Suck it media! Healthcare reform is not going away, too many people of all races are suffering.

"Get A Brain Moran" Getting Old?

Does racial profiling cut into media profits? No. Does healthcare reform? Yes.

Bob Schieffer interviews Lewis Black

Blackwater has a new name: "US Training Center"

Did Henry Louis Gates overreact or was his reaction justified?

Reid just said no Health Care reform bill til September

More genius from the Chinese owned Onion today.....

I hate daytime Dish Network ads.

Did the Democrats in CA fail completely?

Send faxes to congress

Oakland voters approve a tax on medical marijuana

Buyer's E-Morse: 'Owning' Digital Books

US Trooper Killed in Attack in Afghanistan(Thursday)

Obama's rocking at the Town Hall meeting

Aussie comedy show raids John Yoo's Berkeley class

Funny email I got from a friend in Texas re: state GOP

Feds charge 44 with corruption including two N.J. assemblymen, three mayors

Rather has vowed to never settle the case out of court.

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: What If Henry Louis Gates Had Had a Gun?

Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare the issue that is killing us all.

If you are in your own home.. you identify this is your home..

New Jersey mayors and rabbis arrested in corruption investigation (traffic in human body parts)

Baucus NEEDS the August recess to be bribed by lobbyists

Thursday TOON Roundup part 1- Health care reform megaroundup

Where is KO? n/t

Buyers Of Bad Debt Bide Time As U.S. Consumers Fret

For your amusement: Robin Williams on Obama, Dubya, Palin, and more.

Fifty Two Days in Argentina in 2009 so far for Gov. Sanford

Sign Of The Times: Lawmaker Won't Say Whether He Lives At C Street

Another $23 Quadrillion debit card charge?

Health care reform delayed is health care reform denied

Quote of the Day

I don't know how Brian Williams is as a journalist, but

Just saw IT again.

You guys need to stop with the Harry Reid criticism.

Black officers want immediate ban on racist website

Max Baucus receives considerable contributions from health care industry.

CNN is so fucking biased against Obama. His healthcare doesn't rate headlines,

The Healthcare Meetings between the White House and the Healthcare Industry WERE COVERED by C-SPAN

Obama is hitting his stride (finally). Bravo!

Is there a change in police training that is contributing to these crazy cases?

Crazy Wingnut Healthcare Attacks Exposed

A Thursday almost slipped away without . . . a CAPTION!!!!!

"As goes Thursday so goes the week"

(Blue Dog)Shuler Staying at DC Spiritual Retreat(C Street)?

Bush to visit South Korea for economic forum

How much longer is Harry Fail going to be the leader? (reid is a 4-letter word)

If we wanted to get rid of the health insurance companies

Christian Right Aims to Change History Lessons in Texas Schools

A wing nut just got slammed by Shuster and Tamron on MSNBC

The Idiocy of Texas and the Threat of David Barton (Christian nationalist history revisionist)

Funny, yesterday after the press conference, many here were upset

Check Out #harryreid On Twitter!

Who are the Birthers? I call em' the "Can't get over its"

Iran: The Green Brief #36 (July 22) Latest news from Iran

I just want to say – THANKS SUCKERS

Fla. Town Employee Fired Over Porn Actress Wife

Just a Picture of Pelosi with Caption: Democrats ask to step down.

Just think:1st Black President gets white racists healthcare, great way to break down racial walls

Agent Orange is a spy for Fort Lewis (snitch!)

Cop who arrested black scholar is profiling expert (exact AP headline)

Oops Ensign's Chief of staff is leaving

Oops Ensign's Chief of staff is leaving

Don't be a old cuckold or a young capon . . . please come CAPTION!!!

White House invited med industry execs in early

Just noticed a conservative trait---mistaking qualitative data for "feelings"

FYI: A Mass Grave In Afghanistan Raises Questions (Fresh Air 7/23/09)

Question about Health Care Plan

CNN poll being freeped hard

Overview of recent Health Care / Insurance reform news & events. (Think Progress)

Mitch McConnell and George Bush Are Right - U.S. Is Number One In Healthcare...

Seattle in the hands of workers: Seattle General Strike

Stocks up, Housing up, Bush economy is starting to payoff

Take the poll: Which of the following is the biggest obstacle to health care reform?

Ascent of Money on PBS blindsided me tonight.

Sheeple (TOON)

Reporter Chuck Todd and Senator Joe Lieberman both act like it's a surprise that...

We Should Have A Fair and Honest Discussion About The GOP's Healthcare Plan

What's the Rush? Almost 5 Million Lose Insurance in 9 Months

Inhofe: If GOP Can ‘Stall’ Or ‘Block’ Health Care Reform, It Will Be ‘A Huge Gain’ For 2010

Get this moron Ron Christie off my TV

"Suppose America is now the world's leading can't-do country."

What is going on Shultz? Did you not ATTEND the press conference?

Al-Qaeda Can Strike US From Fata(Pakistan): Mullen

All folks, check in. Wouldn't some nice ice cold Church Committee style hearings go good right now?

Rats kill one US baby, nibble toes off another

Crist defends gay-parent ban

Fill in the blank: If Harry Reid had been in charge of getting-----passed, then -------


Sacramento Girl, 12, Confronts GOP Leader Over School Cuts

Check this neat site out for Streaming Radio for Ed Schultz, Hartman etc.

Birthers would rather not believe the GOP governor of Hawaii. They would

Israel Doesn't See U.S. Limiting Loan Guarantees

Israel Doesn't See U.S. Limiting Loan Guarantees

Could the upcoming public option actually be worse than doing nothing?

Can We Put This Myth To Rest: Crop Breeding and Genetic Engineering Are Not The Same Thing

First-Of-Its-Kind Study Links Rise in Health Care Costs to Job Losses

This is the type of thinking (a.k.a. bullshit) I have to deal with in East Central Illinois!

How do you know when Ron Christies lying?

Dr. Offers Free Treatment in Exchange for Sex.....

100% Wingnut Writing

A side note about health care / insurance reform time lines.

Which will America click?

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I beseech you for your assistance in this most important endeavour!!

Social Worker jailed as result of state's lack of resources

Andy Rooney on Walter.

Democrats Block GOP Health Care Mailing

Netflix members, you can instant watch Crips and Bloods: Made in America.

House Dems mull skipping panel, bringing healthcare to floor

'This is America'

The Facebook nutjob strikes again! (Regarding Obama, his supporters and the deficit.)

What are the birthers going to say when Obama's birth certificate comes out and says...

Just watched Stephen A Smith on Harball, I like 5000% better as a Politcal Commentatior than Sports

Boehner: GOP Does Have A Health Care Bill, But We Might Not Release It

I don't get MSNBC but I heard Ed Shultz was to have a Canadian on to discuss Canada's healthcare...

I don't get MSNBC but I heard Ed Shultz was to have a Canadian on to discuss Canada's healthcare...

Who knew ? Barack O'Bama [sic] is Irish.

The Democratic majority in Congress MUST show why we put them there, passing bills with 60 votes in

Do you want health care reform?

From the "Where Have I Heard This Before?" Department-Biden Warns of More ‘Sacrifice’ in Afghanistan

Has a Senate Majority leader every been demoted by his peers?

The Congressional Black Caucus is blasting away at Blue Dog Democrats

Harry Reid = HERPES

Pentagon furious over call for execution of captured soldier

Video Shows Philly Officer Bullying Woman

I wonder if G. Gordon Liddy and A. Coulter have been...uh, GOPulating

Regence Insurance agrees with Obama on how to fix health care!

An open letter to Bill O'Reilly:

Cheney Responds

Second child abuse uproar engulfs Catholic Church in Ireland

I hope you guys are fucking happy to help the media get healthcare off the front page

Birther Soldier’s Newest Lawsuit: Dismissed

Right Wing Shipping Superintendent


President Obama was riding in the front of the bus last night

listen freeper morons--even if Obama was born in Kenya with a Kenya father, his mother

"An update - and a big new goal" Ohhhh my my my

"An update - and a big new goal" Ohhhh my my my

Very Bizarre Story

Don't tell Ann the government does care about "food"

Obama calls Crowley an "outstanding police officer", says Gates ought to have behaved differently

Report debunks right wing propaganda that high health costs are being caused by malpractice suits

Obama's helicopters just flew over my house.

Black folk, check in. We need to have a discussion about the shit posted

How do insurance companies make money?

AP setting up tracking system for Web content

"BAMA-Care" - Conservative Activist Forwards Racist Pic Showing Obama As Witch Doctor

So who's fault is it if/when this healthcare bill tanks?

Two very good articles with health care cost info

Prof. Gates speaks

The kooks were out this evening

Microsoft sales drop sharply, sees no quick recovery

Microsoft sales drop sharply, sees no quick recovery

Need help finding a film short. Please

Conservative selling right wing crap claims he is being kicked out of mall over his politics

California Foreclosures: Lenders Must Accept Loan Modifications

Getting Laid-Off May Lead to Early Death

Majority in US oppose both wars

The Yes Men Fix the World”: In New Film, Anti-Corporate Pranksters the Yes Men Continue to Jolt

Is It A Holocaust Against Women & Girls What the Taliban Has Done and Is Doing?

Seismologist: Massive New Zealand quake moves country closer to Australia

Seismologist: Massive New Zealand quake moves country closer to Australia

Ten Myths about Subprime Mortgages

Woo Woo - Dow Over 9000......

Author of Torture Memos Pranked in Classroom

I get so sick of hearing about Canada or England HC systems

A Certificate of Live Birth is not a Birth Certificate...

I support our president for his criticizing of the unnecessary police harassment of Mr. Gates!

8 year old Arizona girl is gang-raped -- then disowned by "shamed" parents.

LV Sun: Christian Group paid for Ensign's Foreign Travel

I've got a wingnut on a different message board trying to sell the Fair Tax....

The WPost’s David Ignatius Pens Another Exculpatory Brief for CIA

Sen Gillibrand: Help Me Fight For A Public Option

For Any Interested, Congressman Heath Shuler's Local Office Number:

YEAH!!!!! My son finally has a JOB!! He just called me a few minutes ago. He's was

FREE healthcare reform brochure to print out and hand to people

The Birther cretins are reaching their target audience. They only need a few to "respond".

Jon Stewart is on fire!

Great TOON on the "Socialism" canard

Has G Gordon Liddy had a stroke?

Bait and Switch on Public Option? No, The Sky Really Isn't Falling

Required DU viewing: Sicko watch it for free here!

Thursday TOON Roundup part 2- Republicans and Waterloo

Lou Dobbs: I believe the President is a natural born citizen.... but, but , but

Bush & Aides "Suspected Libby Went To Jail To Cover-Up For Cheney"

I just got this email from Sen. Feingold

Project Lifesaver: tracking bracelets for people with cognitive impairments - does your community

Something is seriously wrong with our society

Suggestion for the Rec/Unrec feature: Bring back the confirmation dialog box.

Muni crash video

100 Things Your Kids May Never Know About

3 children found starved in hotel bathroom

Hey fundies- you don't want abortions? I don't want invitro included.

HS graduation numbers found on Google - just for discussion:

OK the G. Gordon Liddy appearance on Tweety was ROFL time

Why the uproar over only executive pay?

Obama’s drug czar: Marijuana ‘has no medical benefit’ (That ain't what I heard)

Obama’s drug czar: Marijuana ‘has no medical benefit’ (That ain't what I heard)

Healthcare and Free Press: Two Human Rights We Lack

ACLU Found To Have Standing to Challenge Islamic (?) Charter School:

"It's too expensive."

Bloated egos, bloated wallets: U2

Democratic congressman kicked out of Democrats for Life for supporting birth control.

Democratic congressman kicked out of Democrats for Life for supporting birth control.

It is time to start talking about the NUCLEAR OPTION

I propose a prisoner exchange. Dick Cheney for Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl.

The Health Care Issue Is Toast

I didn't realize you could sort the forums by author

UnF***ingbelievable: Harry Reid Delays HCR Vote FOR THE GOP!!

Is the Youth in America less Racist than their parents?

There are a couple different versions of what happened to Gates

Preconcieved notions & jumping to conclusions

My Womb For God's Purposes: The Perils Of Unassisted Childbirth In The Quiverfull Movement

What's a "Racist", anyway?

Remember, America...You could've had...THIS>>>

Is American law enforcement fundamentally racist?

OK-Let's use the stall to our advantage & demand a BETTER bill than the one we would have gotten

Which MSNBC Anchor Couple is better?

Is there any valuation on all the property owned by religious orgs

Wuerker Toon nails it

Dirty secrets dept: Scientists must get permission from seed corps to publish research on GM seeds:

HELEN THOMAS: "It's Obama's war now, and a Vietnam-like quagmire is dead ahead"

I have a question: where was everyone when Gates' house was broken into?

Just think.. If George Washington had failed, we might be Canadian

This is not going to end well for CBS

Climate Change - "global warming" is the wrong description I think

89 year old woman and 40 year old car .... still going strong

I post an article about Republicans inability to do comedy, Republican proves my point.

If you hate the corporate media and blame them for fucking us all check in here

Blatantly Racist Obama Photo Distributed by Physician and AMA Delegate: Action Requested

"Government gone mad"

My Emails With A Republican End Poorly II

" No insurance company will be allowed to deny you coverage for a pre-existing condition"

How do we put a human face on the health care debacle?

Gates Was Arrested For Disturbing The Peace Of Sergeant Crowley?!?

Harry Reid is worthless, ineffective and should be removed.

Another freeper sign:

I want to see an investigation of Steroids in the Police Force.

Attention Grammar Nazis!

"If you ain't rich enough to be healthy, then God wants you dead and in heaven NOW!"

Skip Gates Speaks - talks about his arrest and the outrage of racial profiling in America.

Legal Schanuzer: How The 11th Circuit Cheated Don Siegelman: A Summary

Could "Birthers" Destory the GOP?

Who is going to Netroots Nation?

8 year old rape victim place in child protective custody because of "parent's attitude towards her"

Why did they dismiss the charge against Gates? Commonwealth v. Mulvey

Is the answer to puppy mills more local breeding

Every year over 140,000 men are raped in the United States.

Race, Sex, Law: A nation of snoops and voyeurs who value their opinion over others' rights

"Let Them Eat Cake": As 22k Die Annually, Elites Ask "What's the Rush on Health Care?"

Obama scolds Cambridge police

Everyone on Hardball tonight seemed half empty type people

Senate Votes In Favor (93-1) Of Increasing The Size of the War Machine by 30,000 Troops


The Wall Street-Health Care Connection: Fat Cats Want To Tax Your Benefits

How Do We Stop The Republicants And Blue Dog Democrats From Killing National Health Care?

Here's what happens when police go into the home of white freepers

The Nation: What Makes the Arrest of Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. So Tragic

Professor is down-to-earth, friends say

Rabbis charged with illegally laundering $3M

"Health Insurance Reform"

What would be Cheney’s toll-free number for his super-secret executive assassination ring?

Outrage Over Chinese Interrogation Of Uighurs In Guantánamo

Was there EVER a deficit higher than any of the Bush* years?

Humans Glow in Visible Light

Pew study: Wireless Internet use up sharply

Finalists announced for the new 7 Wonders of the natural World

In trials for H1N1 vaccine, dosage is key

Why does the media cover conspiracy theories involving Democrats, and theories

Should President Obama Keep Congress In Session Until They Pass A Health Care Bill?

Dr. Gurel has almost completed his walk from Chicago to DC for health care KEEP THIS KICKED!

If God wanted you to have health care you'd have been born in EUROPE

Harry Reid's last gift to Ted Kennedy. Helping to kill health care reform

Executives take one-third of all pay in the US

Mark Buehrle just pitched a perfect game for the White Sox

I charge each and every Senator of manslaughter who doesn't set aside

Translation Contractors Fail U.S. Troops in Combat

Wow. Obama's Wed. press conference.

Jon Stewart obliterates Lou Dobbs and other "birthers" (VIDEO)

Cambridge Police Officer To Obama: Butt Out of My Arrest

They Have No Excuse

feeling stressed? stop and smell some flowers, says research

Data show housing market starting to recover

Turn Off MSNBC for 10 Minutes Now 5:33PM

We need to start putting pressure on Republicans and Blue Dogs NOW!!

Historic Winter Storm hitting South America

How many will die from lack of insurance while the Congress has a vacation?

~~~Thread One July's Photo Contest~~~

Thread Two July's Photo Contest

Thread Three July's Photo Contest

What the hell is wrong with Max Baucus?

Gordon Liddy is not well

Michelle bobbed her hair

Officer Who Arrested Gates Teaches Diversity Class...

Biotech firms lobby for say on healthcare

I need a pep talk!

What is up with all this Alan Rickman business?

The sky is falling! The sky is falling!

Stephen Colbert Fans:

WOW Just Fukin WOW

Must See TV: 1000 Ways To Die

Any "Mister Rogers" fans here?

Fuck me. I'm stuck having to watch "Wipeout" on ABC.

Photo of what Alan Rickman would look like if he were Jessica Alba in a bikini on a boat

duped for even

Well, I just can't figure out what to watch

We have rain and lighting, also thunder.

Will the REAL Alan Rickman please stand up?

Brass Tacks...

I NEED Your Serious Help ASAP

Hello Alan Rickman its Alan Rickman

Fuck me. Now I'm stuck having to watch "I Survived a Japanese Game Show " on ABC.

Its Sarcasm Day

Shine a Light

The 1979 Formula One World Champion is all yours.

There's an awful lot of FAIL in GD tonight

Anybody here have dangerous feral dogs in their neighborhood?

Hellooo? Helloooo? GDamnIt! Where is my echo chamber?


(Seinfeld voice) What is WITH these MySpace porn spam emails? What is WITH these people?

Viera's interview with Boyle was dreadful.

Taser-hit man burst into flames

Whoa, that was bizarre

in case y'all forgot...

If your life could be a film by the director of your choice, who would that director be?

Robert from Hells Kitchen

What would Ronnie James do? Ask the great one.

i hate packing and i hate moving

i just have to keep reminding myself i only have a roommate for nine more days

I am speechless - Billy Mays would have loved this

Well I would have my semester classes picked out by now...

I have a confession

Problems with computers and technology.

Is this real?

Creative Grave Markers

Lounge insomniacs, check in!

Aliens vs. President game for Blackberry! (Link w/ screenshot inside)

Housing Boom, Slave Labor on State Park Land Angers Local Residents

Who needs A-Spray

Sweet Jane

From the L.A. Times in 1944: "Youthful Gang Secrets Exposed"

Homeopathic Emergency Room

Pic! Alan Rickman in black stockings and garter belt riding a burro in cheap motel room!


Is there any place like this in the US?

Come on honey let me know....

I want to be a cowboy.....

I'm in Montreal and had Poutine for lunch

Swine Flu may keep us from getting on a plane now

My wish for us all.


I miss Dropkid

Good morning Lounge

This band blows but they've come up with one of the most awesome album titles ever:

Which Game do you want to play? Who am I? or The 6 Degrees of MrScorpio?

RIP Les Lye (the guy who played all the adults on "You Can't Do That On Television")

KALI !!! Come get your Bull Snake!

One of the best album titles ever...

"I'm sorry."

Sunbathers fall out topless all over France

Fun fact:

IT'S OVER 9000!!!!

PSA: Your president is on tv any minute talking about health care and stuff

Now *MY* husband GOT THE JOB!!! WHOOHOO!!!

Is the answer to puppy mills more local breeding?

"Che" is a pretty good movie.

Is there a way to ignore "friends" on Facebook while keeping them on your friend list?

oh! this is so heartbreaking

My best friend PassingFair is here and all is right with the world.

My best friend PassingFair is here and all is right with the world.

B.C. Flag front license plate

Who is Michael Bublé and why do Douchebags and Wives of Douchebads listen to him?

Congratulations FrenchieCat! 50,000 posts!

Anything you can do, I can do better.

I wish I had control of a giant array of orbital lasers....

Your favorite day of the week?


mark buehrle PERFECT GAME!!!!!!

I've been trying to stave off a terrible sadness for weeks.

Needs a caption

I found an old, overweight beagle wandering along the back road. Stopped, observed, brought him home

Dr. Strange, paging Dr. Strange, we have a violation of the tenets of the Butlerian Jihad in LBN!

Need help finding a film short. Please

Iching's birthday today........may you be forever young

Interesting movie musical moments!

WHAT?! I only got 78%

The Moran is at it again. Funny pic.

Hypothetical situation: You are starving and must resort to cannibalism to survive.

Midlo.... we love you

Whats with the Justice League art on the google front page?

Bad Cops

If a vampire bit a pothead would he get high?

Which is scarier?

What I Remember...

What's the most controversial religious issue of our day?

I am going through Serious Withdrawls

"Serenity" coming up on SyFy at 6:30pm EST


I'm beginning to dislike online classes

Look what you have done GrayWarrior

Topless sunbathing falls out of favor in France

city manager marries porn star, loses Florida job

What is the most embarrassing thing that ever happened to you?

Eclipse photos

Anyone out there use Swagelok?

Should a six-year-old learn the term "redneck"?

I've got an interview tomorrow.

No wonder Ava would rather live in NYC with douchebags than in Alabama

So, what's for LUNCH/DINNER, y'all?

Why are most barns painted red?

Were you ever in a band? If so, what was it's name?

Tough Question of the Day: You Must Eat an Animal On the Endangered Species List...Which One?

Favorite song by King Crimson?

How tall are you?

Alice Cooper fan proves legless doesn't mean harmless

Favorite Doobie Brothers song

My mind is aglow with whirling, transient nodes of thought ...

It's Alright Ma

Will we EVER again see political/cultural comedy as sublime as what the Bush years spawned??

Entertainment poll - favorite activity of these choices?

UPDATE- Oscar The Old, Overweight Beagle Finds His Family

Which is your LEAST favorite sport, of the five big ones in this country?

Matt Lauer Poll!!!!! Vote Here!!!!!! Vote Now!!!!!!

My 84-year-old Dad had hip replacement surgery,

I'm not supposed to have alcohol until sometime next week....

Adventures with 35mm photography

What is your talent?

Last names for people who shouldn't name their kid "Richard"

Facebook: Pros and Cons

What are your ten favorite movies? You don't have to rank them.

Two and a half men sucks

Henri, the haunted cat

It's mah boythday! Is it anyone elses?

Baby wolf is taught to howl by wolfman - cute

Holy shit, did Wild Hogs suck or what?

Virginity Rates By College Major

Tips for teaching teens to party safe

Anyone ever have a dream about a loved one who died coming back?

"Angels"- Peter Hosapple & Chris Stamey

Do attractive men and women have it easier?

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Swede!!*******

The wedding entrance video- have you seen it?

Thank you all. Especially Parche and lost-in-nj.

Giget, the Taco Bell Chiuahua dead at 15

Naked Cowboy runs for NYC mayor _ in his underwear

FACT CHECK: Obama's health care claims adrift?

Florida Governor Softens Stance On Gay Adoption

U.S. Judge Challenges Evidence on a Detainee-The Obama administration has until Friday

North Korea in bizarre Hillary Clinton attack

SEC Orders Ex-CEO to Return Pay

Pakistan Seeks More U.S. Military Aid

Walmart Settles Class Action Suit ($35 Million to 88,000 workers)

U.S. Overlooks Kyrgyzstan Rights Abuses

U.S. Airline Gives an Apology to India's Kalam

Landslides, floods plague quake-hit southwest China

Report: US, China must improve climate cooperation

Existing Home Sales in U.S. Rise for Third Month on Lower Borrowing Costs

U.S. sees Pakistan securing Swat before attacking Mehsud

Philippines halts offensives against Muslim rebels

White House invited med industry execs in early

Georgia asks Biden for Weapons, Observers

Biden says Guantanamo will close by January

Bin Laden Son Reported Killed In Pakistan

Cambodian PM undermining KRouge court: activists

Conservative Activist Forwards Racist Pic Showing Obama As Witch Doctor

Army Ties Expose Violence

Azle homeowner displays 'Hispanics Keep Out' sign

US rabbis arrested in crime probe

China Fears Ethnic Strife Could Agitate Uighur Oasis

Amazon buying shoe seller Zappos for $928 million

New Jersey Corruption Arrests

Harry Reid: Health care won't happen before recess

Woman found dead in McDonald's food processing plant machinery

Fury at French army over wildfire

Florida town fires manager after learning he's married to porn star

Fresh protests break out in Honduras

Google spending more on D.C. lobbying

Wall St. jacks up pay after government bailouts

Oklahoma Patrol: Trooper suspended for scuffle with paramedic

Report: Big cuts needed at huge Baghdad embassy built by Bush

Jackson Doctor Target Of Manslaughter Probe

In Afghanistan, U.S. Shifts Narcotics Strategy

Reid: No Senate health care vote until fall

Honduras crisis: mediator calls for Manuel Zelaya's immediate return

Italy blocks sale of yachts to North Korea's Kim

Cronkite eulogized as newsman, friend, father

Calif. teen faces trial in gay classmate’s killing

Arbitrator Hid Ties to Debt Collectors, New Report Says

N. Korea Escalates War of Words, Calls Clinton Vulgar, Unintelligent

Reid: No health care vote in Senate until fall

Global Views of U.S. Helped by Obama, Survey Says

Blackwater Seeks Gag Order

Poll Details: Majority In US Oppose Both Wars

Defense rests in case of former Rep. William Jefferson

Obama says Senate's delay in health care bill 'OK'

Cheney: Scooter 'deserved a pardon'

Report: Some Bush officials suspected Libby went to jail to cover-up for Cheney

Karzai pulls out of Afghan debate

SCENARIOS: Companies reaping the swine flu windfall

Report: Toyota to end Calif. joint venture with GM

White House tries to clarify Obama statement about police officer's arrest of black Harvard professo

Drug czar: Feds won't support legalized pot

Lawyer: Jackson case now manslaughter probe

Obama says police acted 'stupidly' in arrest

Graying Shanghai encourages couples to have 2 kids

Japan suspends beef shipments from Kansas company after finding bovine spinal columns

Dirty Jersey: Feds Bust Dozens in Corruption Scandal

Family, friends mourn baby Natalie Hill at service (rat bitten)

Dow Rises Above 9,000 as Home Sales Jump

6 shot, wounded in drive-by at Texas Southern

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday July 23

Biden Warns of More ‘Sacrifice’ in Afghanistan

Cambridge sergeant declines to criticize Obama

Fla. hospital defends secretly deporting patient

Microsoft revenue misses, shares tumble ($1B short of projections)

Alabama Beverage Control board deems Wine Label Pornographic

Alabama Beverage Control board deems Wine Label Pornographic

Research Firm Cited by GOP Is Owned by Health Insurer

Cop, union: Obama shouldn’t have weighed in


President Obama Health Care Press Questions: Public Option (5 Mins.)

Single Payer Vashon at Strawfest 09

What Would Cronkite Say About His NYT Obit?

House passes Pay-Go

President Obama's Prime Time News Conference on Health Care (8 mins.)

David Axelrod on Health Care - Hardball 'Uh, uh, ... uh, uh, uh...'

Steele urges Democrats to pass health care bill without Republicans.

37th Place

A song dedication to the Blue Dogs for delaying health care

Iran's Military Coup

Gov Palin's Wolf Killing Program, from Defenders of Wildlife

**Liz Cheney: Birther Sympathizer**

Rep. Marsha Blackburn Traitor and Corporate Shill


Pelosi Press Conference on Health Care Insurance Reform, Medical Costs

Bank of America Exposed

Rep. Virginia Foxx: "Fool me once, shame on you; Fool me twice, shame on you"

What has the Insurance Industry done for health care?

TYT: Obama Pwns Himself on Signing Statements?

The anticipated meeting between Scubaman and Killacommieformommie

The anticipated meeting between Scubaman and Killacommieformommie

Brain damaged birther talks about swine flu vaccine.

O'liely and Col Dickers really support our troops.

CBS News: 1972 Ohio Presidential Democratic Primary

TYT: Cenk's Take On Fox News Analyst Col. Peters - Let Terrorists Kill Our Captured Soldier

Obama: Police Acted 'stupidly' in Scholar Arrest

News Sign with Cynthia Saltzman (1972) News in sign language (w/voiceover)

Naked Cowboy to Run for N.Y. Mayor!

HC on hold until September

The Perfect Storm Of Homelessness

Chasers War on Everything - Yoo (Torture Lawyer):Australia comediy show visits Yoo's Berkeley class

Hardball: Liddy Thinks Obama Is An Illegal Alien!

Headzup: Glenn Beck Talks About Bringing A Gun To A Movie Theater

TYT: Does Media Suck at Covering Politicians' Real Motives On Healthcare?

Anti Marijuana Btches get OWNED!

Obama 'Concedes' He's 'Foreign-Born,' Just to Get Quality Health Care

Obama Admin's Goldman Sachs Nominee Bob Hormats Helped fund Sudan Genocide

A Time for Revolutions — The Role of Clinicians in Health Care Reform (New Eng Jour Med)

Durbin: I Don't Think A Vote On Health Care Will Be Possible Before Recess

Wall St. Jacks Up Pay After Bailouts

Strategic Aims, Not Abuses, Are U.S. Focus in Kyrgyzstan

Obama Has Met At Least 27 Times With Private Health Care Industry Executives

Pelosi: We Could Work Through Recess

Ignoring Watchdog "Report, Treasury Gives Three Major Banks Sweetheart Deals"

Something to think about!?!?

The Can't-Do Blue Dogs - Harold Meyerson

Seven Republican Cowards

Joe Conason: Blue Dogs: The Special Interest Pets

RIGHTS-US: Byzantine World of Immigration Detention

Skip, You Mouthed Off

Taking On ‘Big Food’

The questions reporters should be asking Mark Sanford and John Ensign

"Pharisees on the Potomac" (Maueen Dowd--New York Times)

Weiner's full statement on Health Care Reform

Lou Dobbs Has Some ‘Splainin’ To Do

The Latest 'Birther' Conspiracy Theory: Obama Really a Dominican Baseball Player

Inside Bush and Cheney's Final Days

Cash-strapped states raid 911 funds (you know that 911 fee you pay?)

Honduras: Tensions mount as US-backed mediation stalls

Zelaya Heads Home to Honduras on the Anniversary of Bolívar’s Birth


Harry Reid, the man No One Respects . . .

A crime against human rights

Credit-default swaps can push companies right over the edge

Rachel Maddow Show - Elizabeth Edwards on the health care debate

Time for President Zelaya to Return to Honduras by CODEPINK

We won't wait for equality

AlterNet: How the Food Industry Has Made Bacon a Weapon of Mass Destruction

President Obama steps squarely into racial politics

Pastor Hagee in Washington Today..Says World will end in 20 Years

Obama press conference: Evasions and lies on plan to slash health care for workers

The Compromised President and Congress: Why this health care bill probably won’t reduce costs

Coming Soon, to a Life Near You

Steve Corrick: 50 Year Olds are Unemployable Without a Public (Health Insurance) Option

This is how cops should treat it's citizens

FACT CHECK: Obama's health care claims adrift?

A perspective on Professor Gates' arrest

QUESTION: Do you feel most blacks (including Obama) are overreacting to the Gates arrest?

Do white people GET IT?

Obama, Democrats Shift Health Debate to Target Insurance Companies

If you are watching Beltway pundits diss Obama tonight, you are watching how poisoned our media is

Something's Happening Here...

What was the point of Mr. Gates asking the officer for his name and badge number?

Obama should not say "If the insurance company provides good care"

Certified American

Here is my take on the police comment ....

I predict that President Obama will have to walk back his comment about the cops acting stupid


Let's look at August as a month to mobilize for healthcare reform strategies

Obama 'comfortable' with Reid's announced healthcare delay

Politico 44: Rahm, Pelosi spend more than 3 hours in her office with Blue Dogs and Waxman-PLUS

Blatantly Racist Obama Photo Distributed by Physician and AMA Delegate: Action Requested(with poll)

Questions for the Obama Critics

Racist Cambridge Cop Responds to Obama

Obama never should have weighed in on the Gates thing

Why didn't President Obama submit specific healthcare legislation to Congress?

Congressional Progressive Caucus Letter to President Barack Obama on Health Care July 22, 2009

"Public option advocates have made two serious mistakes" and need to back single payer legislation

Obama in Ohio, the Fierce Urgency of Now

FYI....if you see me kicking in the front door of my house and you don't know me, call the cops!!!

BREAKING: Harry Reid says no healthcare vote in the Senate until after August


People. This is PERSONAL. If you hate slimy lobbyists. If you hate racists. If you hate

Rockefeller to Baucus: 'Don't think we are so desperate. We are not going to fall into line.'

Obama: "I Am Surprised By The Controversy" Over My Comments On Gates Arrest

The way these Dems are acting maybe it's time to consider GREEN PARTY

Bill Cosby ’shocked’ at Obama’s statement on Harvard prof’s arrest

I'm Sorry but G. Gordon Liddy got totally creamed, pwned, you name it on Hardball; birther

Police Commisioner: Officers 'Deflated', "Deeply Pained" By Obama Remark

WTF Barack??

Still Discussing what Obama said about the Gates Arrest, when Health Care is a DO or DIE, is...

I Got This E-mail This A.M. From A Repug Friend - Need Help In My Response To Him.......

Chuck Todd: Obama Failed Last Night!

Cambridge Police have some explaining to do--Why were there two different police reports?

Huge egos will travel... Bottom line in Cambridge

Replicating Cleveland Clinic's Success Poses Major Challenges

My e-mail to Sen. Landrieu (regarding her lack of support)...

The GOP Is Destroying Themselves

So, let me get this straight - a reporter asks the President a question. He answers it.

Someone named Lynn is on tv now saying Obama is falling apart

Bait and switch: How the “public option” was sold

GA-Gov, NJ-Gov: Big Leads for Barnes, Oxendine, Christie

Two things I didn't realize before the press conference:

I Am Not Black - But If I Was Arrested For Trying To Enter My Own Home

Hillary's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day

G. Gordon Liddy.

Laws to prevent racial profiling?

Cop: "disappointing that he (Obama) waded into what should be a local issue."

President Obama will be interviewed on Nightline tonight. (Update with preview re: Gates)

Healthcare ‘Reform’ Appears to Magnify Power of Insurers, Big Pharma

Wonkette: Was Barack Obama Too Smart With His ‘Policies’ Last Night?

G. Gordon Liddy and any of the other Birthers with MSM cred are simply cowards and liars

CT-Sen: Dodd's Numbers Still Ugly

MSNBC's hardball"Obama backs away, a little, from "stupidly" remark"

I am kind of disappointed that Obama didn't seem to be fully briefed on the Gates arrest....

I don't think what the cop did was racial profiling......

Obama might think about replacing Reid and Pelosi...(aka the Dems are Gutless)

Blunt says, GOP shouldn't have a health care plan .. it would confuse people.

DOW closes above 9,000 and Home Sales up for third month in a row....GOP pissed I bet!!

The Hill: Dems mull skipping Energy and Commerce Committee, bringing healthcare right to the floor

Can someone explain to me how a racial profiling expert got it so wrong..

Census Finds Huge Growth in Hispanic Voters

Discuss: the GOP is still having trouble coming to grips with the 20th century...

McConnell Is Right - U.S. Is #1 In Healthcare - Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words!

Ed Schultz has a good show on. Even Stephanie Miller makes sense ...

Jim Cramer: "This bill is dead"

Did Rev. Wright get a "pass" by the Media because he was a Veteran who assisted LBJ as a Paramedic?

Clinton, Biden in 2016? (CNN)

NY-23: Aubertine Won't Run For Congress


So what if the Cambridge Office tried to save Reggie Lewis? Jeremiah Wright was LBJ's nurse. . .

Rescission (cancellation) of policies and prior condition denials need to end IMMEDIATELY in reform.

The RNC asks for your grade on how Obama is doing

New Jersey Corruption Arrests: Three Mayors Taken Into Custody

He, he....looks like Dobb's got the message to dial back his Birther madness!!

Wouldn't it be funny if.....

Can you imagine how Un-American it would have been had a police commissioner been "deeply pained" by

Cop who arrested black scholar is profiling expert

The Republican Party embraces American Talibanism

Before the 'Left' or any group supports health reform, they should know what they are supporting!

I've come to the conclusion that humans are FUCKED UP over race

Yet another reason I HEART NYers!

That conference last night was hard for me to watch.

Please Mr. Charlie, We're So Sorry We Complained About Driving While Black.

Inhofe: Blocking Obama's healthcare reform will mean 'big gains' in 2010

Conservative Activist / Teabagger Forwards Racist Pic Showing Obama As Witch Doctor - "funny stuff"

Let us remember, ladies and gentlemen: Obama got through the Rev. Wright debacle

Union Predicts Obama Will Regret Remarks

Compromise is part and parcel of a FUNCTIONING DEMOCRACY.

GOP Now Officially Defending Cambridge Cops?

Something Better: I thought that President Obama was awesome tonight

Media Matters DISCREDITS Reporter Attacking Obama on Healthcare Meetings

The AP Is On A Campaign To DISCREDIT Obama's Transparency. DON'T BELIEVE IT!

"I'm still in shock. Thank you, sir" -- Buehrle to Obama

I heard a rumor that at the Acting Stupid News Conference, there was talk of health care...

Here's a third way on the Gates thing a) it was overt racism b) it was not overt racism or c):

The media (THE TODAY SHOW) LEADING with Obama's "acted stupidly" comment shows how they love. . .

Grassley: GOP will take ‘blame’ if we don’t pass health care.

Billy Tauzin has more access to Obama's White House than any number of single-payer advocates

Obama: 'Cooler Heads Should Have Prevailed' (VIDEO)

Bottom line- there aren't any consequences for opposing Obama or Democratic positions

Ralph Nader's 50 years of fighting for car safety

Good friend of mine is on CNN talking about the Prof Gatesgate...

A person is innocent until proven guilty

Officer in Henry Gates flap tried to save Reggie Lewis

In case Corporate Cable cuts Obama Town Hall, it's showing on C-Span 3

About Last Night... I'm Calling Bull Shit!

Joe Klein gets Obama's press conference right: He's good. He seemed entirely in command.

My Take On The Gates Incident (Which Will Get Me Castigated By Both Sides)

Is the media "lynching" the President?

"A new global survey has found a vast improvement in views of the United States" has a poll asking if Obama's Press Conf convinced you to support his plan

Gates & Obama have much in common: 2 prominent black men show ID; certain whites don't believe them

Rick Sanchez: Why let Rep. Senator Barrasso keep repeating 'government takeover of health care'

To Be Mad @ Obama for Speaking Truthfully about Gates' Arrest is to be on the Wrong Side

Obama says.....Cable Criticism Makes Congress Nervous! LOL!

Harry Ried you dumb ass

President Obama's Press Conference Was Terrible For Political Junkies and Cable News Pundits...

Obama's Remarks On Health Care At Town Hall In Ohio (As Prepared For Delivery)

Canadian health care myths: Every myth is exposed and proven to be false

Dow hits 9,000 for first time since January

Is the "Public Option" a goner?

The Most Valuable Weapon to Come Out of the Presser

Dear Senators, Is your August recess so important that you would delay health care reform?

The Cato Institute: Their View of Health Care Reform

The President's Townhall is here...

GOP Now Officially Defending Cambridge Cops?

The so-called "public option" in the House/Senate bills is a bogus exclusionary option

You know who was upset about Obama saying the Cambridge police acted "stupidly"?

Democrats Tire of Baucus Talks

Power Siblings Hit the Capital (Hint -- not the Emanuels)

Memo to DU: There was/is NO chance we get a bill that is not geared to industry; if at all.

Ha! Fox was not called on at the press conference!

There Are Only 21 Days After August That the Senate Is In Session

DOW JONES AT 9000 plus....this AM....sustaining the weeks growth

President Obama's "Stupidly" Remarks In Context

President Obama: what is the strategy re: healthcare?

Does racial profiling cut into media profits? No. Does healthcare reform? Yes.

WH Press Corps threatens to go all nuclear on Obama's ass

My letter to my Congressman about health care reform....

FYI Henry Gates Jr residence is on the Harvard campus.

Poll: US image abroad surges under Obama Obama FOR the Matrix or against? Red pill or blue? Which

37th place

Major shift - the Pres was SUCCESSFUL in painting opponents of healthcare as fiscally irresponsible

AP radio is reporting no vote in the Senate til after August

Democrats Block GOP "Misleading and False" Health Care Mailing -

What has Obama done in 6 months?

WTF y'all keep your head in the damn game, no one should give a shit about Gates

Tweety, 'some' doctors do procedures just to make money!!!

Can I get a witness? on health care reform

Media Matters On Corporate Media v. The Truth - The Healthcare Game & Birthers

lalala Eric didn't answer the question lalala Eric didn't answer the question

On Dylan Rattigan - US can no longer afford the "rent" the insurers charge to access healthcare

Gross Intentional Ingorance & Cowardice

I like this assessment of Obama's presser: He was talking like a grownup. (Digby's Hullabaloo blog)

And now the screaming starts

A lil thingy I heard about the "birthers"

Obama Has a Grown-Up Talk With America (Gulp)

I really can't imagine BUSH giving a press conference like this

Piyush Jindal: "Nobody is defending the status quo." (But let's not change anything)

White House Discloses Meetings With Health Care Executives

Two sides to every story, two points of view, even here on DU

Politico: Blue Dogs Fill Campaign-Cash Bowls

Union Backs Sergeant Who Arrested Harvard Professor

I honestly think Obama REALLY moved the Ball last night

Gotta give credit where credit is due. Scarborough is on the right side concerning Gates case

GOP response to the President's news conference on health care: "I Can Haz Race Fight?"

BBC News- Black scholar arrest angers Obama

Anyone catch Jim Cramer on Morning Joe; Saying that Gates was right.

The Politics of Tenacity

Of these, which is the MSM in your area emphasizing today?

Major Cities' Plummeting Crime Rates caused by Obama's Election!

Obama Frames Status Quo As Alternative No One Wants

WTF people? 90% of press conf. about health care. 90% of DU posts

On Health Reform Taxes For The Middle Class

How Was Tonight's Obamarama?

Best translation of President Obama evahhhh!

If the republicans are "so" interested in reducing the cost of health care

"Healthcare for America Now" petition: Going on vacation, or passing healthcare reform?

What is Chris Matthews and his group tonight trying to say? What did

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is right..

Obama pitches health reform to the reality-based community.

New Media Talking points! OMG! OBama met with Medical Industry as early as February!

My Letter to the media

What grade would you give Obama for his new conference performance?

Damn! He was on his game tonight! Awesome!

That was a pretty bad performance by Obama

Healthcare pitch seeks to allay fears, rally support for beleaguered plan

White House Response To Crew Suit For Health Care Execs Visitor Records Insufficient (CREW)

Tonight, I miss Uncle Walter more than ever....

Amidst the noise and anger, strife for and against health care reform,

Hey Lou Dobbs... here's a show you don't have the balls to do regarding the "Birther" issue

Who thinks Katie Couric is a god damn Republican toady?

Centrists Win Backing on Medicare Cost Cuts

Krugman impressed with "Professor in chief"... and drops in a little dig at Fineman

Thank you President Obama, for shining the light on the plight of black men in this country

This country is unserious, and it is seriously distracted

Get this, Obama, PRESident Obama thinks, now this is right from his very own mouth

Just a critical review from a skeptic

I predict that discussing Health Care Issues Has Now Been Neatly Swept Under the Rug

CNN should suspend Lou Dobbs without pay for a week or so....

I wish Obama would not mention requiring individuals to have insurance.

So I went off a bit on my republican friend in a e-mail

PA-15: Callahan to Challenge Dent

Interesting that the Republicans are screaming about raising taxes

Was Tweety told to say that the highlight of Obama's speech was the Gates incident?

I thought he did great. Put the emphasis on the human side plus the fiscal responsibility

No questions about the birth certificate! Where is the birth certificate!?


Are Matthews and Fineman Living in an Alternate Universe??

I missed Obama's prime time health care pitch

So, did I miss Obama's "Mission Accomplished" moment?

The Ed Show will be doing a follow up tonight on the health

Liar Liar Pants on Fire - Chris Matthews throwing another slam against Obama

Blue Dog Says Pelosi Claim On Votes Questionable

STFU Howard Fineman!

One thing I thought was great about tonight's press conference (quick)

OMFG!!!! Matthews is going to address Birfers tonight!!!!

I wish the hell tHEy would stop calling on Chuch Todd!!

I am reminded of when the pundits tried to sell the idea that

If you still need more explanation on why we need health care reform.. then you are beyond help

Facing primary, Crist won't support Sotomayor

Gee, this guy can remember all the parts to a 3 part, my

You just have to say thank God that this man is the president

And that, RIGHT THERE, is why I absolutely support MY PRESIDENT...

NY-23: Republicans Nominate Scozzafava


Ooooh Obama did good IMO on the response to next to last question.

He is calling it what it is: Health INSURANCE Reform

ObamaCare in Trouble op-ed by Karl Rove in WSJ

Filmmakers in line for Emmy after whale of an adventure , Whale Wars

DrumBeat: July 23, 2009

First "Green" Subdivision in Austin, Tx.

MillionMile Greenway

Pakistan: Massive loadshedding cripples economic activities

A Skinnier, Safer America

7/16 New Zealand Quake Moved Whole Nation About One Foot Closer To Australia - AFP

Namibia Seal Hunt Filmers, Jim Wickens And Bart Smithers, Convicted Of Trespassing

Diminishing water supplies creating profound business risk

Slow, Costly and Often Dangerous Road to Wind Power

U. Mich - US Vehicle Fleet Fuel Efficiency 3 MPG Higher Than In 1923 - New Scientist

Highway Removal

The 30,000 Global Warming Petition Is Easily-Debunked Propaganda

Q Microbe achieves unprecedented ethanol outputs

Frisco Chokers lose 6 of 7 to San Diego, Pittsburgh and Atlanta. 19W-29L on the road.

Frisco Chokers stomped again by Atlanta 4-2

Chokers humiliated..lose series to the Nationals

Gloat-free Baseball Scores (Wednesday, July 22)

Have a look at the cheater everyone. And while you're at it, have a look at

Well thank God that series is over.

Cleveland sends reliever Rafael Betancourt to Colorado for prospect

ex-Oakland Athletic Troy Neel is "worst deadbeat dad in Texas history."

Blackhawks' Hossa to undergo shoulder surgery

Disgusted, Killebrew takes a swing at drug cheats

The pot thickens: LeBron James admits smoking marijuana in HS

Making a little tee time: Arguments made for Watson - and golf

Plate Of Shrimp On Buefhle's Perfecto

Mark Buehrle throws a Perfect game for the White Sox against the Rays..

Why Manny is Manny

Sources: Favre anguished over choice

Tiger needs to clean up his act - Rick Reilly article


Correa See US Hand in Coup - concerned that Obama may not be in control of US

Honduras crisis: mediator calls for Manuel Zelaya's immediate return

Fresh protests break out in Honduras

EVA'S NITE UPDATE: Honduras at Standstill; Arias' Proposal Rejected by both Parties

Who really rejected the Arias Plan? Two perspectives.

The AUC Scandal (Colombia right-wing paramilitary forces/death squads)

THE HILL: US Officials Meet with Key Anti-Chavez Leaders

BLACK AGENDA REPORT: BUSH AND OBAMA: Different Styles of Coup-Making

Caracas Mayor, Ledezma, Showboatin': wants OAS to deal with VEN as it has HONDURAS

HISTORY BEHIND COUP: "Term Limits Apply When Governments Benefit People"

'HONDURAS: The Hour of the Grassroots" by Felipe Stuart Cournoyer

HONDURAS AMB. to VEN Says "Putschists Cannot Read the International System"

Strong Anti-Coup Protests Support 48-hour General Strike


Honduran Military, Police Patrol Southern Border

GIORDANO: Zelaya Heads Home on Anniversary of Bolivar's Birth

HEADS UP, Telesur just announced it will be carrying Zelaya news conference


Obama and Latin America: The First Six Months

"Zelaya, Negroponte and the Controversy at Soto Cano -the coup and the US airbase in Honduras"

Are Right Wing Christian Groups Funding the Honduran Coup Plot?

Reports from Radio Globo - 9 buses stopped in Departamento Colon - people walkin

PROGRESO WEEKLY: "An Unforgivable Crime"

Lest we forget, VIDEO: Repression by Honduran Coup Mongers

Ecuador president asks rebels to confirm donation

WEISBROT: Lawyers, Guns, and Money: A Coup Tests Obama's Will

BOREV-Honduras Gets "Left Behind"™ as Top Coup Leader Bails for Miami Weirdo Conference

The Urgency of Restoring Democracy to Honduras

For Democrats, Gun Control Fades From Agenda


What Sotomayor’s dancing missed—The Supreme Court on the right to self-defense

Vatican teaching Hezbollah how to kill Jews, says pamphlet for IDF troops

Far-right Israelis enter Al-Aqsa compound

France summons Israeli ambassador over settlements

NYTimes Op-Ed: Take the Case

Arab educators: Forcing national anthem is like rape

Civil Fights: Listen to the Left

'Fatah has never recognized Israel'

Republican Senator Olympia Snowe Seems Supportive Of Health Care Reform Public Option

Labor Job Openings

Minimum wage workers: better educated, worse compensated

Today in Labor History July 23 1,100 had been arrested on various charges and President Moyer shot

UNITE-HERE Signs New Collective Bargaining Deal At Chicago Hotel

UAW Workers Vote To End Their Strike At Bell Helicopter

Air Traffic Controllers Union Urges Swift Passage of FAA Re-Authorization Bill

U.S. labor in the crisis Resistance or retreat?

Member Tip: Not a Spectator Sport

House Democrats Introduce Legislation to Protect Workers from Wage Theft

Senators Urge Paid Sick Days to Help Working Families

Friday’s Minimum Wage Increase Helps Two Million Workers, Economy

The Real Unemployment Rate Hits a 68-Year High

A Cup of Tea for a Clearer Nose

President Obama’s Longtime Physician Opposes White House Health Plan, Advocates Single Payer

Healthcare ‘Reform’ Appears to Magnify Power of Insurers, Big Pharma (re-direct)

Whoa. Fuji's Introducing a 3D Point & Shoot

Bait and switch: How the “public option” was sold (re-direct)

Prelims up in GD

"Public Option advocates have made two serious mistakes" and need to back single payer legislation

Seeking image posting help

San Juan de Ulua, Veracruz

Study confirms increase in wheat gluten disorder

Dr. Nancy..... What's with all the rightwingers on MSNBC lately?

As Obama Continues Push for Healthcare Reform, House Committee Approves Kucinich-Sponsored Measure t

Congressional Progressive Caucus Letter to President Barack Obama on Health Care July 22, 2009

One tiny piece of Health Care Reform?

Seriously, though, what's wrong with taxing the rich?

HEY Everybody! It's Party Time!!!!

Obama says to provide health coverage to everyone, we need single payer

Job Cuts Outpace Economic Decline

Obama Reg Reform Plan is Victim of Distraction

Production for use--lessons from hard times

Morgan Stanley sets aside 72% of revenue to pay bonuses

Representative Alan Grayson on His Questions to Bernanke Over Dollar Swap Lines

It’s the real economy, stupid

The credit card binding arbitration system is crumbling

ZIRP Leads To Social Collapse Of Families

Does anyone know the best stock trading software?

Credit Quality Overshadows Wells Fargo's Profit

For those lucky enough to have a 401k, a question

Wireless power system shown off

Study Finds Chimps Die From Simian AIDS, Dispelling Widely Held Belief

NASA's Spitzer Images Out-of-This-World Galaxy

Rescuing A Rover On Mars 7/23 ( starting in 3 minutes)

Thank You everyone that sent a note to the El Paso Council members!

Artificial Brain '10 Years Away'

We won't wait for equality

Gay filmmakers' documentary examines homophobia in rural America

What is going through YOUR mind reading the posts on DU re: the Gates arrest?

anyone notice the Orbitz commercial

Who Will Build The New Economy?

I believe this DUer could use all the positive prayers, vibes, and energy

Find the Crop Circle(s) that's are a Hoax

A message from my guardian spirits re: the Family, Illuminati, et al

a letter to my house -- I'm just sending this out to the ether :-)

Wow, is my daily horoscope (Cappie) hardcore today or what!

...aand we're off!


A little experiment - smudging my home every day for the next week.

How are myths made?

With God on Their Side


NYC's School System: "The Enron of American Education."

So I spent last week working with teachers from all over my state on some alignment

McCourt on teaching: Keeeeerriiiiissst. Is *this* ever true:

Hi all.

I think I'm going to right a troofer book...

Fighting the NWO with makeup on.

So what/where is the physical evidence to support the official story for the WTC collapses?

Azle homeowner displays 'Hispanics Keep Out' sign

Palin Implicated In Ethics Probe - a new one, started just before she took a powder.

My Winnipeg

Survival of the Dead

Brenda Joyce, 92; was Jane to Weissmuller’s Tarzan