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Sun August 23, 2009
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(Talking Points Memo) Asinine Boehner (R-Ohmy) drills PhRMA for bending over  (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com) (63)
(Fox News) Asinine Socialized medicine will kill you. With bombs  (badscience.net) (128)
(Haaretz) Obvious Last week's news: 'Israel to start temporary settlement freeze.' News Today: "Plans for largest East Jerusalem settlement filed for approval."  (haaretz.com) (127)
(Some Guy) Weird And here is World Nut Net Daily to tie it all together. The Swine Flu is an excuse TO CHIP EVERYONE NOW. Subby wants crazy tag  (wnd.com) (63)
(NYPost) Obvious President Obama's aides send NY Governor Patterson a sharply worded letter for dragging the President into his rant about racism. Gee, who didn't see that coming?  (nypost.com) (83)
(The New York Times) Interesting Could Afghanistan become Obama's Vietnam?  (nytimes.com) (277)
(Guardian.com) Interesting "Scotland needs no lessons in matters of fairness from a country that has been routinely waterboarding suspects in Guantánamo Bay." Aye, the haggis is in the fire for sure, now  (guardian.co.uk) (375)
(Daily Kos) Interesting Remember that Abramoff thing? The one that's ancient history? Yeah, well, it's still going on and getting a lot closer to Delay, Armey and Rove  (dailykos.com) (70)
(ABC News) Interesting How would the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan be handled if McCain were president and not Obama? Pretty much exactly the same, says.... McCain  (blogs.abcnews.com) (91)
(LA Times) Fail Why is a party with a supermajority in Congress whining about protesters?  (latimes.com) (557)
(Newsweek) Scary The CIA "interrogated" prisoners with mock executions after 9/11  (newsweek.com) (269)
(YouTube) Dumbass Bill O'RLY goes after Jon Stewart for calling Fox News "liberal." F*&$@#% THING SUCKS  (youtube.com) (155)
(Breitbart.com) Weird Elizabeth Edwards opens furniture store, no word if drawers come pre-filled with dirty laundry  T-Shirt  (breitbart.com) (22)

Sat August 22, 2009
(Rasmussen Reports) Obvious This deal is getting worse all the time: 49% of Americans want to opt out of Social Security, 37% say they shouldn't be able to  (rasmussenreports.com) (436)
(SFGate) Followup Abdullah Abdullah accuses accuses Karzai Karzai of of "rigging" "rigging" Afghan Afghan vote vote  (sfgate.com) (36)
(Some Agitator) Amusing Whiny boycotters left scratching their heads: Whole Foods stock closes at 52-week high  (theagitator.com) (109)
(Some Bootstrapper) Obvious Half the pilgrims died the first winter at Plymouth Rock because of their "experiment" with socialism  (forum.isi.org) (222)
(AlterNet) Fail Lou Dobbs, looking to show how "Obamacare" will destroy US medicine, accidentally proves the opposite. Whoopsie  (alternet.org) (161)
(Hot Air) Scary Coming soon to your front yard garage sale: Federal agents. Bonus: To arrest you  (hotair.com) (77)
(CBS News) Amusing Having solved all the country's problems, President Obama decides now is the best time to take a vacation  (cbsnews.com) (119)
(UPI) Obvious Republicans just can't quite seem to figure out why kids aren't interested in joing the GOP anymore. When your two most dynamic leaders are a crazed former governor and a pill-popping windbag, what'd ya expect?  (upi.com) (455)
(Reason Magazine) Interesting Yes, it's finally come to this. We've dragged the Almighty Lord into the debate. It's Yahweh or the highway  T-Shirt  (reason.com) (110)
(Wall Street Journal) Obvious Rick Perry: "Unless my family's at gunpoint, I won't go to Washington, D.C." ... "Washington is not the place that great change is going to occur in America. It will occur in the States"  (online.wsj.com) (63)
(Time) Interesting "How can you maintain the illusion of journalistic impartiality when one of the political parties has jumped the shark?"  (time.com) (98)
(Examiner) Interesting "Why is Obama not including malpractice reform in his toolbox for healing our broken healthcare system?"  (examiner.com) (104)
(The Daily Show) Obvious TV interviewer engages in extended discussion with anti-health care lobbyist, cutting through the politics and really exploring the issues without the political BS. Take a guess who the interviewer was  (thedailyshow.com) (131)
(MSNBC) Obvious Group of Senators shaping health care legislation "seeks support from both sides." Which, apparently, involves the Democrats extending their hand and the Republicans unclenching their fist, to better grip their AR-15  (msnbc.msn.com) (49)
(Daily Kos) Interesting The Kos Kids raise almost a half million dollars to buy back the votes of the Blue Dogs from the healthcare lobbyists. Ain't democracy grand?  (dailykos.com) (100)
(Yahoo) Florida Governor Jesus "Charlie" Christ would like to point out that since He's taken office, hurricanes have stopped hitting Florida, and you should thank Him for His intervention  (news.yahoo.com) (127)
(WorldNetDaily) Hero Great American Sean Hannity will run for President in 2012. Vice President Ollie North has a nice ring to it  (wnd.com) (541)
(Roll Call) Fail ██████████ say ██████████ are still ████████ their mailings  (rollcall.com) (33)
(Pajamas Media) Amusing Forgive me father, for I have not been to church since the election but I'm, uhh, going to need you to talk to folks for me here, you know, take one for the team for me  (pajamasmedia.com) (83)
(Talking Points Memo) Dumbass In new poll 62% of Republicans say the government should stay out of Medicare  (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com) (139)
(Wonkette) Cool Obama tired of it, decides to go balls-out, sends out a 'Ramadan Kareem' message to the Muslims  (wonkette.com) (65)
(Wordpress) Sad Obama admin increases deficit projection to $9 trillion. On the upside, $33 billion of that is earmarked for lube  (wellsy.wordpress.com) (97)
(Politico) Hero Less than a day after appearing on the Daily Show, Betsy McCaughey loses her job. Kneel before Jon Stewart: Destroyer of Worlds  (politico.com) (195)

Fri August 21, 2009
(Washington Times) Dumbass Noted political genius Jon Voight says Obama is driving the country to civil war  (washingtontimes.com) (241)
(Some Guy) Fail In an effort to clean up New Jersey's image, Hoboken decides to run Artie Lange for mayor  (politickernj.com) (26)
(Reason Magazine) Obvious If you disagree with Whole Foods CEO John Mackey, that's fine. If you're offended by what he said, you're a goddamn idiot. Here he is debating corporate responsiblity with Milton Friedman  (reason.com) (247)
(New York Daily News) Dumbass NY Governor Paterson sees the reason behind the "crescendo" of calls for him not to seek re-election next year is based on his being black and not due to Democrats worried that the GOP will kick his incompentent butt next November  (nydailynews.com) (49)
(Some Quahog) Dumbass RI GOP Chair says "Anyone who wants to move to Rhode Island, we would have to question their sanity." Sarah Palin's moving to Rhode Island, dontchaknow?  (projo.com) (97)
(Washington Post) Scary "In September, you are going to have a hurricane coming through Washington that is aimed right at the intelligence community,"  (washingtonpost.com) (134)
(Some Guy) Dumbass You can't just go around pointing guns at people, even if you ARE the Idaho GOP Chairman  (alan.com) (84)
(Talking Points Memo) Amusing Vitter: We must destroy Canada  (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com) (96)
(Reuters) Obvious President Hamid Karzai and rival Abdullah Abdullah both claim victory in Afghanistan's recent election. Cue "not this shiat again" picture  (reuters.com) (27)
(Washington Times) Obvious Obama accuses Republicans of conspiring to thwart his health-care plan. Nothing slips past that guy  (washingtontimes.com) (203)
(Boston Globe) Followup Massachusetts lawmakers to Ted Kennedy : Drop De....er, oops. Sorry  (boston.com) (87)
(Baltimore Sun) Interesting "What backers of "free-market" health coverage don't tell you is that there really isn't much of a market. A few huge insurers dominate most states"  (baltimoresun.com) (420)
(Hot Air) Stupid If Plame's exposure was treason, then this should be a hanging offense  (hotair.com) (219)
(Some Guy) Obvious "The Washington Post-ABC News survey found that less that half of Americans -- 49 percent -- said they believe the president will make the right decisions for the country"  (wbaltv.com) (161)
(Media Matters) Dumbass Limbaugh tells caller who can't afford $6,000 to treat broken wrist: "Well, you shouldn't have broken your wrist"  (mediamatters.org) (458)
(Some Guy) Amusing The 10 best political impersonations of all time. "This list fails without so-and-so's John Quincy Adams impersonation" complaints to your right  (vetocorleone.com) (67)
(WWNY) Obvious New York State Department Of Grab Your Ankles Yet Again decrees the need for new license plates, new fees, new surcharges, new fee surcharges, surcharge fees, fee surcharge taxes, and blow-and-hookers-for-legislators fee  (wwnytv.com) (55)
(Politico) Followup Top officials in Bush White House dispute that politics played a role in terror warnings. "It was always an apolitical process." I repeat: itwasalwaysapoliticalprocess  (politico.com) (140)
(CBS News) Followup Democrat's new plan: split the health care reform bill in two, so you can get twice as screwed  (cbsnews.com) (103)
(Some Guy for Limited Government) Asinine Conservative group demands that MSNBC fire reporters for airing edited footage and fraudulent "news." I wonder where MSNBC could have gotten such an idea?  (getliberty.org) (201)
(Daily Kos) Dumbass Obama: Where the heck did you get the idea I was saying the public plan was essential? DailyKos: Uhhh, from your campaign website?  (dailykos.com) (169)
(Media Matters) Obvious FoxNews anchor thinks Barney Frank is being rude, edits out the part where the girl compares Obama to a nazi  (mediamatters.org) (192)
(Huffington Post) Asinine Sarah Palin thinks she knows how the Ex-Im Bank works, gets it wrong again. Bless her heart  (huffingtonpost.com) (88)
(The Atlantic) Interesting Reporter goes around asking conservative leaders to "make simple, concrete predictions about measurable social indicators" if we have gay marriage. Here are the 5 they came up with  (andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com) (144)

Thu August 20, 2009
(Some Guy) Hero Senate candidate Rand Paul raises over $180k in first 12 hours of "money bomb." Suck it, Wonkette  (libertymaven.com) (106)
(Salon) Obvious The fact that Bush changed terror alerts for political reasons reveal that even when liberals are right about something, they are still considered unserious and silly in retrospect, while the conservatives who were wrong lose no credibility  (salon.com) (249)
(National Review) Stupid Since the rest of the site's already been greenlit today, here's NRO's Contact page  (nationalreview.com) (143)
(Some Guy) Obvious "Obama's administration has shown more respect to the detainees at GITMO than to the participants of tea parties and town-hall meetings."  (fsunews.com) (207)
(Wonkette) Asinine Apparently, Obama's mother-in-law weighs the same as a duck  (wonkette.com) (76)
(Media Matters) Asinine Limbaugh: "there were some people out there who misconscrewed my Barney Frank comment about prowling around Uranus"  (mediamatters.org) (115)
(Times-Herald) Asinine Tired of all the Op-eds and opinion columns that claim Obama is turning america into a socialist country? Well just for variety, here's one claiming he's actually creating an Oligarchy  (thetimesherald.com) (150)
(The Hill) Asinine Uninsured not a top priority of health care reform. Wait? What?  (briefingroom.thehill.com) (97)
(National Enquirer) Interesting John Edwards to help raise his love child. Next up: Giving his supportive and dying wife a big kick in the cooter  (nationalenquirer.com) (77)
(CBS News) Dumbass Remember Democrats saying they didn't want to regulate pay for any companies that didn't accept TARP funds? Yeah, about that  (cbsnews.com) (246)
(US News and World Report) Obvious Tom Ridge admits that he "was pushed to raise the security alert on the eve of President Bush's re-election, something he saw as politically motivated and worth resigning over." Well color me level orange  T-Shirt  (usnews.com) (168)
(National Review) Obvious Obama's staunch refusal to wear a necktie is proof of his capitulation to the Iranian regime, which considers them a symbol of Western decadence  (corner.nationalreview.com) (165)
(National Review) Stupid Old: Obamacare will kill your parents. New: Obamacare will provide Viagra to pedophiles  (corner.nationalreview.com) (160)
(Free Press) Interesting Cato Institute: Sorry folks, Sarah Palin is (partly) right  (freep.com) (312)
(WBUR) Interesting Ted Kennedy to Massachusetts government: "Not to worry you or anything, but you should probably make sure that you can appoint a senator soon."  (wbur.org) (137)
(WorldNetDaily) Hero Finally, some credibility: Tom DeLay joins the Birther Movement  (wnd.com) (503)
(National Review) Obvious A little-noticed provision of the House Democrats' version of Obamacare would strip away Americans' right to financial privacy  (article.nationalreview.com) (384)
(The Onion) Satire Congress remains deadlocked over how to not provide health care  (theonion.com) (39)
(National Review) Asinine Victor Davis Hanson goes through a lot of trouble to remind us that Scott McClellan is a dirty little Judas  (corner.nationalreview.com) (32)
(Townhall) Obvious "Liberals think they can improve the problem of a partial monopoly by turning it into a total monopoly. That's what single-payer health care is. It's a famous liberal two-step"  (townhall.com) (423)
(Hot Air) Asinine News: Man carries automatic weapon to Obama protest. MSNBC: That's racist. Fark: Video footage of protester edited by MSNBC to hide that he is black  (hotair.com) (540)
(Some Guy) Dumbass Sen. John Ensign: "B-b-b-b-but Clinton."  (wbaltv.com) (99)
(Bloomberg) Stupid With his health care reform failure Obama turns to Washington's favorite pastime: the blame game. Here are his four favorite targets  (bloomberg.com) (179)
(YouTube) Video This just in: The anti-Obama movement has a strict "no wanker" policy  (youtube.com) (100)

Wed August 19, 2009
(CBS News) Interesting Was former President Chester A. Arthur an American? Or was he a secret Muslim from Canada?  (cbsnews.com) (62)
(Newsweek) Amusing The "Town Hall Face." That about sums it up really  (newsweek.com) (331)
(Wonkette) Scary According to the CBO, our Social Security debacle is already here  (wonkette.com) (182)
(Jim Henley) Obvious "The government works perfectly well at ensuring the lifestyles of defense contractors and investment bankers. That is its purpose."  (highclearing.com) (143)
(Talking Points Memo) Fail One quarter of all birthers concede Obama's from Hawaii but maintain it's not an actual state  (talkingpointsmemo.com) (277)
(Reason Magazine) Ironic Advocates of a bigger government role in health care are outspending opponents by more than 5 to 1  (reason.com) (158)
(Reason Magazine) Obvious If the problem is that special interests with deep pockets tend to dominate public policy debates, stricter limits on political speech will only make things worse  (reason.com) (92)
(Examiner) Interesting "Americans are quickly awakening from their hallucinatory love affair with the junior senator from Illinois who promised change and offered hope, but has delivered incompetency, mean-spirited politics, and an extreme leftist agenda."  (examiner.com) (453)
(National Review) Interesting The amazing story about the health care debate is Obama's brain-freezingly incompetent selling of the issue to a Democratic Congress and a large majority of the populace that clearly likes him and wants him to succeed  (article.nationalreview.com) (215)
(Foolocracy) Amusing Nazis think it's weird that their symbols are linked with health care debate  (foolocracy.com) (95)
(Mediabistro) Hero Boycott, schmoicott. Glenn Beck's show had its best ratings ever last week, crushes CNN, MSNBC. Suck it, libs  (mediabistro.com) (461)
(RealClearPolitics) Obvious "Obama, talented as he is, can't repeal the laws of supply and demand."  (realclearpolitics.com) (549)
(New York Daily News) Obvious Health care debate confirms this is not the Barack Obama we elected  (nydailynews.com) (361)
(Flickr) Caption Caption Bill Clinton with President Obama  (farm4.static.flickr.com) (125)
(The Register) Spiffy Australian sex party explodes onto the national stage, promises to clean up the wet spot  (theregister.co.uk) (27)
(Huffington Post) Asinine More reasoned debate at health care town hall. Just kidding, someone shouts "Heil Hitler" to a Jewish man defending Israel's national health care system  (huffingtonpost.com) (277)
(Daily Kos) Amusing Rep. Barney Frank to woman comparing Obama's health care policy to Nazis: Arguing with you is like having an argument with my dining room table. I am not interested  (dailykos.com) (338)
(NewsBusters) Amusing 'Pres. Obama Doesn't Have A Very Robust Sense Of Humor'  (newsbusters.org) (310)

Tue August 18, 2009
(Wall Street Journal) Amusing We are far from convinced that the White House takes online privacy very seriously, although we will concede that the White House takes the perception that the White House doesn't seem to take online privacy very seriously, seriously  (online.wsj.com) (66)
(Politico) Interesting While Karl Rove was working in the White House he was still drawing checks from a consulting firm employed by the pharmaceutical lobby. Nah, just kidding, it's David Axelrod so turn off the outrage and go back to making fun of protesters  (politico.com) (337)
(MSNBC) Interesting Poll says Obama needs help communicating  (firstread.msnbc.msn.com) (206)
(CSMonitor) Weird It turns out the right-wing loon who created the image portraying Obama as the Joker is actually a Kucinich supporter from Chicago  (features.csmonitor.com) (105)
(Think Progress) Asinine Mike Huckabee rejects two state solution in--HOLY JEEZ, LOOK AT THE SIZE OF HIM  (thinkprogress.org) (237)
(Some Guy) Dumbass Attention whore Cindy Sheehan resurfaces, plans protest outside Obama's vacation home in Martha's Vineyard  (washingtonexaminer.com) (275)
(Daily Kos) Obvious Politifact scores the truthfulness of Republicans and Democrats in the health care debate. Guess which side has three times as many "false/pants on fire" claims as they do truthful ones  (dailykos.com) (277)
(RealClearPolitics) Interesting Palinism. What is it? It is an updated version of McCarthyism  (realclearpolitics.com) (180)
(WorldNetDaily) Asinine Barack Obama's MySpace page says that he is 52 years old, not 48, which would mean he was born while Hawaii was a territory, not a state. Carry on sheeple, nothing to see here, no need to see the documents  (wnd.com) (298)
(NPR) Obvious Birtheers: "Britain rations health care." British doctor: "I'm sorry to say that's the most ludicrous thing that I've heard"  (npr.org) (327)
(MSNBC) Video Rarely is the question asked that leaves Joe Scarborough speechless. In this instance he gets owned by a Wiener  (msnbc.msn.com) (687)
(CBS News) Obvious AARP members protest their organization's kowtowing to Obamacare by quitting by the tens of thousands  (cbsnews.com) (384)
(Chicago Sun-Times) News Political journalist Robert Novak has died. You didn't hear this from me  (suntimes.com) (669)
(FiveThirtyEight) Interesting Liberals think Obama is too conservative, and conservatives think Obama is too liberal. This either means Obama is doing everything right or everything wrong  (fivethirtyeight.com) (189)
(Pensito) Amusing Poll: "Fox News seen as least trustworthy, viewership mostly old southern republicans"  (pensitoreview.com) (281)
(WorldNetDaily) Unlikely Ayatollah Khamenei calls on Muslims to join forces to bring forth the Mahdi, who will then fight a cage-match with Jesus. Two messiahs enter, one messiah leaves  (wnd.com) (103)
(Politico) Followup Protip to Glenn Beck: When not even Wal-Mart wants to sponsor your wharrgarbl, it might be time to re-evaluate your message  (politico.com) (497)
(BBC) Sad Billy Joel was right... Only the good Dae-jung  T-Shirt  (news.bbc.co.uk) (105)

Mon August 17, 2009
(hcn online) Asinine Republican decides the crazy level of the townhalls hasn't reached it's peak yet and decides to hold his next townhall on healthcare in a funeral home  (hcnonline.com) (148)
(MSNBC) Obvious Dear New Orleans: It's been a long time since Katrina and I think it is atrocious that you have been ignored this long. So I'm going to ignore you some more. Sincerely, President Obama  (msnbc.msn.com) (57)
(Huffington Post) Amusing Best. Town Hall protest signs. EVER  (huffingtonpost.com) (234)
(Some Guy) Interesting "The fact that American Muslims historically identified and voted Republican will likely shock many people"  (blog.kamranpasha.com) (144)
(Talking Points Memo) Obvious Now that the public option is dead, the RNC is ready to compromise. Just kidding, now offering seed money for non-profit co-ops is socialism  (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com) (143)
(Washington Times) Dumbass Rep. Eric Massa (D-umbass) says that he will vote against the interests of the district he was elected to represent  (washingtontimes.com) (231)
(AlterNet) Sad Millions of Americans are embarrassingly ill-informed and they do not care that they are  (alternet.org) (251)
(Some Guy) Asinine Bachmann would run for president if God told her to. Dear God  (blogs.citypages.com) (168)
(Yahoo) Unlikely Because he got the health industry to roll over and played fetch so easily, Obama decides to take on the military industrial complex next  (news.yahoo.com) (119)
(Talking Points Memo) Scary Now they're carrying assault rifles outside Obama events  (talkingpointsmemo.com) (¼)
(Examiner) Dumbass Maureen Dowd says Facebook is for "kids hooking up and cyberstalking," which just might lead one to wonder why she has a fan page on the site  (examiner.com) (39)
(Fox News) Fail Coming as a surprise to no one but doe-eyed liberal Obama fellators, 'Cash For Clunkers' is a bureaucratic disaster, with only 2% of claims paid out and four out of five rejected. Emissions accomplished  (foxnews.com) (237)
(Canada.com) Obvious Canadian Senator Pamela Wallin advises against hectoring Americans, since those crybabies can't take it  (calgaryherald.com) (91)
(Reason Magazine) Obvious The idiocy of the US alcohol policy starts with the definition of "binge": "An Italian study viewed eight drinks a day as normal, and in the UK, bingeing is commonly defined as consuming 11 or more drinks on an occasion"  (reason.com) (148)
(Townhall) Interesting The Obama administration filed court papers Monday claiming a federal marriage law discriminates against gays, even as government lawyers continued to defend it  (townhall.com) (191)
(LA Times) Obvious There are 3,300 health care industry lobbyists, or six for each member of Congress. That means a lawmaker can have a different dining companion every day for almost a week  (latimesblogs.latimes.com) (143)
(Gawker) Asinine The Two Sides of Rahm Emanuel: Sociopathic Political Hitman and Puppy Lover  (gawker.com) (93)
(New York Daily News) Obvious Health care protesters don't give a rat's ass about health care reform. They just hate Obama's guts  (nydailynews.com) (542)
(Crooks & Liars) Dumbass Republican congressman says congress has 'earned' death threats  (videocafe.crooksandliars.com) (205)
(Some Right to Free Speech) Sick Libs stack town hall meeting with scripted events, goons. Conservative protestor punched. Stay classy, libs  (therightperspective.org) (lots)

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