Wednesday Blog Roll 8-17-2011

 Wisconsin Recall Election Results: Democrats Keep State Senate Seats

Herman Cain: Impeaching Obama ‘Would Be A Great Thing To Do’: Report 

Dear Limbaugh, Critics Accused You Of “Lying” With Good Reas.. 

Now S&P Downgrades Google?!? 

White House pounces on Rick Perry crack 

The GOP Has Become a Cult, And the Tax Cut Mantra is Their Jim Jones Kool-aid.. 

The Plot to Kill the Post Office…And Its Union Contracts 

Polling Shows Feingold Would Offer Biggest Challenge to Walker in Reca.. 

Ron Paul: He Who Shall Not Be Named  

Convicted reporter points finger at British tabloid’s top editors

Thursday 8-11-2011 Blog Round Up

Airstrike reportedly kills insurgent who downed U.S. chopper 

White House rejects claim about bin Laden raid film

US Debt Downgrades as Revenge for Dodd-Frank?

Sirota: Obama isn’t weak (he just isn’t a liberal) 

Democrats eye Wisconsin governor recall after loss

Fox News: Obama only honoring troops to distract from economy

Verizon Workers Strike: Phone Company Turns To Court To Limit Picketin..

Facebook Goes Down: Users Take To Twitter To Report Outage (UPDATE)

Obama’s Ramadan Dinner Speech Pays Tribute to Muslim Americans 

Chase Bank Sells Off Soldier’s Home On The Very Same Day He Returns Fr..

Fox Whitewashes Rob Portman’s “Interesting Background” ..

The Next Big Change Moment: Who Will Win? The People or the Banks? 

Tuesday Blog Round Up

It’s the scapegoating, stupid: Why extreme right-wing ideology so ofte..

Phone Hacking Scandal Engulfs More British Newspapers

A Tea Party Turncoat

Mike Lee: I Want America’s ‘House To Come Down’ Unless Congress ..

Palin documentary plummets to $1700 per theater in second week

Bernie Sanders Calls for Dem Primary Opponent to Obama

Obama wants compromise. Boehner is still holding the debt limit hostag..

Boehner: Obama Has Created A ‘Crisis Atmosphere’ 

Right wing money pours into Wisconsin recall wars

BREAKING: Eric Cantor Admits That $1 Trillion In War Savings Counted I..  

Friday Morning Blog Round Up

Karl Rove’s dumb subliminal ad

Video: Perry undercuts US policy to kill Mexican prisoner

How Monica Lewinsky saved Social Security

American Corporate Negligence and Entitlement Is Leaving the US Behind..

Inhofe insists he’s the victim after nearly killing airport workers

Do House Dems have any leverage in the debt talks?

Pelosi Draws Line in the Sand

AARP ‘will not accept any cuts to Social Security as part of a deal to..

House GOP Introduces Bill Making It Easier To Cut Funding For Low-Inco..

Conservative Media Continue To Claim That ACORN — Which No Longer Exi..

Monday Blog Round Up

Possible Deal in Works As Shutdown Looms
Perilously close to a government shutdown, the White House and congressional leaders ..

Video: Face the Nation 06.19.11
Mitch McConnell speaks with Bob Schieffer about raising the debt ceiling, overregulat..

PROMISES, PROMISES: No action from Obama on guns
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than five months after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in th..

Sarah Palin’s Cognitive Dissonance
News junkiedom can be a demanding (and demeaning) addiction at times, but I doubt I’..

The Wealthy Want to Stop Upward Mobility In America and Make Being Ric..
The other day, BuzzFlash at Truthout wrote a commentary entitled, “The Republicans W..

Cain Tries & Tries to Walk Back anti-Muslim Rhetoric
Herman Cain trips over claim he’ll take “extra precautions” when considering appoint..

How Has IBM Lasted 100 Years
In an era when the arc of a technology company is sometimes years rather than decade..

T-Paw’s fake `toughness problem’
Does Tim Pawlenty have a “toughness problem?” Or do we have a media problem? At the ..

Fox Continues To Misinform About WI Anti-Union Legislation
Fox & Friends hosted Glenn Grothman, a Republican state senator from Wisconsin, to p..

Beck Conspiracy Theory: U.N.’s Agenda 21 Will Result In “Cen..
Glenn Beck promoted the conspiracy theory that the United Nations’ Agenda 21, a plan..

Friday Blog Round Up


What Recovery? The Five Myths About the U.S. Economy
This is not your father’s recovery. It might not even be a recovery at all. Debunking..

Alaska poised to release Sarah Palin’s emails
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska on Friday will release thousands of Sarah ..

Stretches of the Country Face Record-Setting Heat
Sudden sweltering heat have consumed cities in the Northeast and Midwest.

Gabby Giffords, Five Months Later
A Giffords’ staffer updates us on the congresswoman’s condition: She is borrowing up..

Mitt Romney: Predatory Profiteer. He Wanted to Throw the Auto Industry..
BILL BERKOWITZ FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT In 2008, as he is doing this year, Mitt Rom..

Rudy has no chance of becoming president. Ever.
It hardly seems necessary to say that Rudy Giuliani has no chance to win the Republi..

Rand Paul Worried Legal Immigrant Students Will Attack Us
There’s nothing unusual about Republicans denouncing illegal immigration. But a GOP

Homecoming Without A Home: Chase Bank Will Foreclose On Returning Soldier..
Aaron and Tim Collette As ThinkProgress Economics Editor Pat Garofalo noted today, m

Help Us And Be Among The First To Read Sarah Palin’s Emails
On Friday, the U.S. media will get its first glimpse of more than 24,000 emails sent..

Gaddafi A Legitimate Target, Says NATO Official
(CNN) — A U.N. resolution justifies the targeting of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi,..

Tuesday Blog Round Up

AL Mayor: No FEMA Trailers Allowed For Tornado Victims
Ironic, isn’t it? Alabama is noted for so many bad things, including poor education…

Once-Stately Trees Tell a Tale of Destruction in Joplin
The thick skeletons of oak, elm and hickory trees stand sentinel over a wasteland.

Forget Ideology: Conservatives Need to Develop a Basic Sense of Right ..
Body In the film Clear and Present Danger one of the president’s henchmen who h..

The Rule, Not The Exception
Despite their recent protestations to the contrary, Republicans have had Medicare in..

Fox Pundit Dennis Kneale Associates Public Schools With ‘The Crips Or ..
Click here to view this media While discussing the New Jersey Supreme Court decision..

‘Palin’s Historic Bus Tour’
I was in a coffee shop on Capitol Hill this morning when I glanced up and saw this c..

SLIDESHOW: Rolling Thunder
Sarah Palin was just a sidecar to the big annual Memorial Day weekend motorcycle rid..

President Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery
President Obama speaks at a Memorial Day Service at Arlington National Cemetery, hon..

Right-Wing Media’s Relentless False Attack: Obama Does Not Suppor..
Right-wing media have claimed that President Obama attacked Israel in his recent res..

Bus Carrying Wedding Party In India Plunges Into Pond, At Least 26 Peo..
GAUHATI, India — A bus carrying a wedding party plunged into a large pond in India’..

Friday Blog Round Up


The Herman Cain Boomlet

SS Newt Springs Leak

Bachmann likely to announce in Iowa

Palin to embark on East Coast bus tour (AP)

Dr. Cornel West Responds

Political Memo: A State of Uncertainty for the Romney Camp as It Looks to Iowa

Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Scott Walker’s Anti-Union Bill

Wisconsin GOP could simply re-pass law, but recall elections causing delay

Clyburn protests McClatchy article on Obama and race

Army’s Crooning, Blogging, Gaming Brain Is The Military’s New Top Officer

Monday Blog Round Up

Violence breaks out as protesters attempt to move into Israel

Video: Republicans still haven’t found what they’re looking for

Video: Ensign scandal: Coburn and the cover-up

Krugman: Failure to raise the debt limit could send “a terrible signal..

Mitt Romney’s health care speech takes a beating — on Fox News

Ron Paul Suggests We’d Be ‘Better Off’ Without The Civil Rights ..

Ron Paul Calls Social Security and Medicare Unconstitutional, Compares..

Fox Whitewashes Ensign Ethics Scandal

Samuel Wanjiru Dead: Olympic Gold Medalist Dies At 24

Arab Protesters Descend On Israeli Borders

Tuesday Blog Round Up

Obama presses case for immigration reform

Video: Pakistan’s loyalties called into question

Video: To turn red to blue, it takes a Boehner

Christie Likes Being Asked to Run

Senator Schumer proposes “do not ride” list for Amtrak

Tea Party: If You Don’t Succeed, Keep Doing the Same Stupid Thing..

No, killing of Bin Laden does not represent `continuity’ with Bush

It’s on! Wisconsin verifies enough signatures for first two recall ele..

Navy Says Chaplains May Perform Same-Sex Unions

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver Separation: Scenes From A Marr..