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Sun July 25, 2010
Source     Fark Headline Comments
(Financial Times) Ironic How Republicans, not Democrats, will bring the end to US economic and political dominance through fiscal irresponsibility and destroying American business  (blogs.ft.com) (188)
(Herald-Leader) Dumbass Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) diligently cutting unnecessary government spending. Just kidding. He wants to give $5 million to an African Cheetah Conservation fund administered by his daughter  (kentucky.com) (51)
(Fox News) Stupid Obama supported the release of the Lockerbie Bomber but now says, "All of us ... were surprised, disappointed and angry"  (foxnews.com) (183)
(ABC News) Unlikely Treasury Secretary Geithner thinks private sector job growth is pretty good, Rob Schneider is a great actor  (blogs.abcnews.com) (31)
(Daily Mail) Obvious For every bad word the Tea Baggers say about Obama, there are two good ones for Palin. Despite all her gaffes. 'Who cares about her mistakes. It's the media, it's not her,  (dailymail.co.uk) (109)
(The New York Times) Unlikely Geithner: Because the economy is still recovering, extending tax cuts for the 2-3% highest earners is not necessary or effective. Coherent explanations of why he's wrong to the right  (nytimes.com) (159)
(Guardian.com) Amusing "But that's liberty for you: gladly or not, it's all about suffering fools"  (guardian.co.uk) (79)
(MSNBC) Obvious Epic battle looms in Washington over expiring Bush tax cuts. So, if you take away a tax break is it actually a tax hike?  (msnbc.msn.com) (313)
(ABC News) Scary Another President Bush? Yup, it could happen  (abcnews.go.com) (219)
(NewsBusters) Amusing And now a word or two from the Daily Kos. Ahem....WARRRGARBL ZOMGCHRISTIANITSLOLFSM. Thank you  (newsbusters.org) (128)
(The New York Times) Unlikely Maureen Dowd has figured out what's wrong with the Obama administration. He simply has too many caucasians working for him  (nytimes.com) (110)
(azdailysun) Interesting Ranchers and farmers suddenly discovering that "sustainability" might be good idea: "You tell the market what you need. Dictate to it, not the other way around"  (azdailysun.com) (76)
(CNN) Asinine Alberto Gonzales is a whiny biatch   (politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com) (65)
(Talking Points Memo) Amusing Rand Paul: "I can't remember all the crazy things I've said." I think that about sums up his election right there  (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com) (96)
(Examiner) Fail "Shirley Sherrod was not - repeat, not - quoted out of context"  (examiner.com) (346)
(UPI) Dumbass Long recovery ahead for LA mayor. Even longer recovery expected for LA once he's out of office  (upi.com) (35)

Sat July 24, 2010
(Vancouver Sun) Sad Rest in Greenpeace  (vancouversun.com) (148)
(Wall Street Journal) Obvious "I'll tell you what the individual mandate to buy health insurance is. It is a commandeering of the people. Now, is there a rule of law preventing that? No. Why? Because it's never been done before"  (online.wsj.com) (329)
(Daily Kos) Amusing "You talk like no one has opportunity in this country except for people with money." The kind of derp you can only...well, you can find in Kos' Saturday hate-mail-a-palooza  (dailykos.com) (147)
(Boston Herald) Followup Kerry responds to charges of tax avoidance by saying if he owed taxes on his boat, which he doesn't, he would pay them  (bostonherald.com) (146)
(Yahoo) Fail In their weekly radio address, Republicans vow to fight for the rich "with everything we've got"  (news.yahoo.com) (289)
(Yahoo) Misc Having solved all of the other problems in the country, Congress moves along to more important things and one Congressman has had enough of it  (news.yahoo.com) (55)
(YouTube) Amusing CGI reenactment of Sarah Palin, courtesy of our friends across the Pacific (the ones on the island, not the mainland)  (youtube.com) (92)
(Politico) Fail Bachmann promises that if Republicans control Congress, they won't waste time doing any actual governing, instead they will "issue subpoenas and have one hearing after another." Good to know  (politico.com) (150)
(AOL News) Stupid Congress spent $2.6 million on food and drinks over nine month period between 2009-2010. Maybe they should consider cutting out some of the pork  (aolnews.com) (27)
(Newsweek) Obvious Coverage of the New Black Panther case on Fox News and in other right-wing outlets is a classic example of a media echo chamber. But journalism it ain't  (newsweek.com) (93)
(The New York Times) Sad Accounting error in NYC budget for child services has put Mayor Bloomburg in an awkward twist. An Oliver Twist, that is  (nytimes.com) (13)
(Bitten and Bound) Strange A former cheerleader, who claims a flu shot poisoned her body, has become a media darling and gorgeous poster child for the anti-vacine movement. Many smell a hoax. (pics, vid)  (bittenandbound.com) (120)
(The New York Times) Asinine Congress to push for tougher laws for food advertising aimed at children despite the fact that they A) Children don't vote, and B) Children don't have any money  (nytimes.com) (80)
(The New York Times) Obvious With 400 guests from the A-list of power-douches, and 4000 people biatching that they weren't invited, Chelsea Clinton is the only person associated with Chelsea Clinton's wedding not behaving like a pissy little bridezilla  (nytimes.com) (38)
(Slashdot) Asinine Not news: Company blocks Australian Sex Party site. News: It's a website for a political party. Fail: Not one Not safe for work image on the whole damned site  (politics.slashdot.org) (16)
(Washington Post) Hero General Stanley McChrystal tell jokes at his retirement ceremony. Then, he rode off into the sunset. Thank you for 34 years of honorable service, Sir  (washingtonpost.com) (85)
(Some Guy) Cool Rachel Maddow lays the smackdown on Bill O'Reilly  (washingtonmonthly.com) (309)
(CNN) Amusing Wife of the Japanese Prime Minister writes a book explaining that her husband is tarded. Why didn't Laura Bush do that?  (cnn.com) (58)

Fri July 23, 2010
(Washington Post) Interesting "White Dominance" is a "myth" and affirmative action should be ended say some deluded, idiot Tea Partier.... oh wait, it's Democratic Senator James Webb  (voices.washingtonpost.com) (425)
(Little Green Footballs) Asinine 92 Republicans voted against laws to prevent rape of Native American women  (littlegreenfootballs.com) (176)
(Some Guy) Fail Job Opening: Mayor for small town, less than 40,000 residents (17% below poverty level), salary $787,637/yr  (comcast.net) (136)
(YouTube) Video Tennessee gubernatorial candidate gives unintelligible campaign speech (much-needed subtitles provided)  (youtube.com) (83)
(Hot Air) Followup JournoList collusion was just like herding cats, right? Which is how strategy proposed there went straight from listserv to Time Magazine to Brian Williams' newscast, right? (with video)  (hotair.com) (129)
(LA Times) Cool Arizona's white supremacist laws are pushing the state from a recession into a depression. Way to go, Cletus  (articles.latimes.com) (386)
(Talking Points Memo) Interesting It's still possible for the republicans to kill Obamacare, here's how  (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com) (132)
(Gawker) Asinine Vince McMahon's wife makes campaign ad targeted at white, middle-class women, manages to offend that exact demographic with it  (tv.gawker.com) (87)
(The New York Times) Obvious Sec. Gates wants the defense budget to keep growing while Congress wants to trim it. Also, Congress wants the defense budget to keep growing while Gates wants to trim it  (nytimes.com) (14)
(Washington Post) Dumbass Ezra Klein says Tucker Carlson has no credibility because he asked to join JournoList and was turned down but got archives anyway. Also, because he's a poopiehead   (voices.washingtonpost.com) (59)
(CBS News) Followup Sherrod: I'd consider legal action against Breitbart  (cbsnews.com) (335)
(Salon) Obvious Karl Rove's "grassroots" political group is so grassrootsy that a mere 97% of its cash came from four Texas oil billionaires  (salon.com) (69)
(Politico) Interesting Norm Coleman wants to lead RNC, lose to comedians and wrestlers on a national scale  (politicsinminnesota.com) (46)
(Some Fired Up Guy) Dumbass With a multimillion dollar budget deficit in the city of Ann Arbor how are they supposed to pay for a $850,000 piece of art? Just lay off some firefighters of course   (michigancapitolconfidential.com) (81)
(Gawker) Weird Alvin Greene (D-SC) turns LeBron James highlights reel into his offical rap music video  (gawker.com) (34)
(National Review) Stupid Leading the most unpopular congress in history, Nancy Pelosi takes the only logical step: Having a custom handbag designed for her by German royalty  (corner.nationalreview.com) (165)
(The State) Followup Alvin Greene's skills at filing were so poor the USAF deemed him a hinderence to the war effort and did not deploy him. Subby wonders if this means he is more qualified to be South Carolina's next Senator?  (thestate.com) (104)
(Hot Air) Amusing JournoList liberals coordinate to reign in "misogynist," "pompous," "unfunny" talking head. Hannity? O'Reilly? Beck? No, Keith OIbermann. Which probably explains why nothing ever came of it  (hotair.com) (206)
(Forbes) Followup So, what about those strip clubs near Ground Zero's "sacred ground"?  (forbes.com) (493)
(Media Matters) Scary We've already seen two lives and an organization destroyed by Andrew Breitbart's lies. Will we see a third? From the looks of the media covering Breitbart, the answer is a face-palming "Yes"  (mediamatters.org) (221)
(Some Guy) Weird Thousands of Aussies are doing what you've always wanted to do to your politicians  (couriermail.com.au) (31)
(Boston Herald) Obvious Sen. John Kerry (R-MA) avoids paying $437,500 in sales tax and an annual excise tax of about $70,000 by mooring his yacht in Newport, RI. Must be a swift boat  T-Shirt  (bostonherald.com) (404)
(CNN) Misc Limbaugh bites hand that feeds him. Fox colleagues relieved he wasn't hungrier   (politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com) (181)
(Some Guy) Dumbass Making yourself standout on the ballot is important, but running on a platform of "NOT being the 'whiteman's' biatch'" might not win you many precincts  (host.madison.com) (79)
(Picture of protest) Cool Fred Phelps protests Comic-Con, so they return the favor and protest him. Some examples of the signs: "Superman died for our sins", "All Glory to the Hypnotoad", and "Magnets, how the *&^% do they work?"  (scienceblogs.com) (500)

Thu July 22, 2010
(Media Matters) Unlikely Obama set up us the Sherrod  (mediamatters.org) (115)
(MSNBC) Video Rachel Maddow presents: Fox News before Breitbart's lies were exposed vs. Fox News after Breitbart's lies were exposed  (msnbc.msn.com) (526)
(Talking Points Memo) Amusing Newspaper rescinds endorsement after learning that candidate is a birther. Fark: In Kansas   (tpmlivewire.talkingpointsmemo.com) (83)
(Hot Air) Interesting Cap and trade capped  (hotair.com) (128)
(Washington Post) Obvious Republicans and Blue Dog Dems oppose deficit-cutting bill because socialism  (washingtonpost.com) (60)
(Politico) Unlikely Facebook apologizes to Sarah Palin after "automated system" just happens to delete her comment about NYC mosque  (politico.com) (41)
(CNN) Interesting The latest Republican to ask the government to find a way to pay for extending unemployment benefits is Democrat Ben Nelson of Nebraska  (cnn.com) (34)
(RealClearPolitics) Unlikely Harry Reid (D-ipshiat) says that the bailout of GM, Chrysler probably saved Ford (with video)  (realclearpolitics.com) (183)
(National Review) Obvious "We can look around the world and see that other countries that have enacted proportionally smaller stimulus programs have fared better than we have"  (nationalreview.com) (84)
(The New York Times) Amusing HuffPo to Beck "You were right." It's like the end of Return of the Jedi without all the crappy teddy bears  (nytimes.com) (46)
(MSNBC) Interesting House finally runs out of reasons to stall charging Charlie Rangel's (D-NY) blatant ethics violations  (msnbc.msn.com) (77)
(USA Today) Spiffy Obama calls Shirley Sherrod and expresses his regret. With a pic of what a regretful Obama might look like  (content.usatoday.com) (67)
(Some Guy) Scary Rick Warren blinded by burning bush  (dailycaller.com) (41)
(Political Wire) Asinine U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle calls a "media event" but won't answer questions from the media  (politicalwire.com) (67)
(MinnPost) Asinine Michele Bachmann says she doesn't lead the Tea Party. Others, like Michele Bachmann, disagree  (minnpost.com) (46)
(AFP) Asinine Obama attempts to draw tourism to Florida beaches by vacationing there himself. And for every day you don't go, he'll pass a massive new UFIA entitlement program. So enjoy the beach, citizen  (news.yahoo.com) (63)
(The New York Times) Interesting White House beginning to realize that a setting a deadline for troops out of Afghanistan may have been as responsible as setting a deadline for Lindsay Lohan getting sober  (nytimes.com) (33)
(The New York Times) Amusing "If my doctor brought me biopsy results showing cancer, I would do something about it. Inhofe would likely call the doctor an idiot, say the biopsy was a hoax and have me skip merrily to an early death"   (opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com) (94)
(OpenSecrets Blog) Ironic Rep. John Boehner, a long-time smoker and top recipient of tobacco industry campaign cash, to kick at least one habit  (opensecrets.org) (31)
(Talking Points Memo) Hero Among all of the media and government who fell for Breitbart's video edit hoodwink, there was one lone holdout: Shepard Smith. He wouldn't run the video because "we did not and do not trust the source"  (talkingpointsmemo.com) (162)
(1010WINS) Strange Republican campaign is sending a volunteer dressed in a duck suit to follow their Democrat opponent because he "ducks the issues." Wasn't this on an episode of West Wing?  (1010wins.com) (58)
(Mine, Not Yours) Scary Remember doing your taxes over the past few years, looking forward to that refund, and feeling pretty good about things? That was then. This is now  (investors.com) (269)
(The Hill) Dumbass House Minority Leader John Boehner can empathize with the jobless, as three of his brothers have lost jobs in the downturn. He cares so much that he hasn't bothered to call them to see if they found work  (thehill.com) (27)
(New York Daily News) Dumbass Ann Coulter reveals the true victim of the Shirley Sherrod video, Andrew Breitbart  (nydailynews.com) (176)
(Chicago Tribune) Obvious Why Blagojevich skipped the stand. "To avoid spontaneous combustion of pants" conspicuously absent  (articles.chicagotribune.com) (16)
(Some Guy) Sad Newt Gingrich: "No mosque near Ground Zero so long as there are no churches or synagogues in Saudi Arabia"  (torenewamerica.com) (914)
(Politico) Obvious Story: GOP won't take back Senate this November. Source: Sen. John Cornyn, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee  (politico.com) (118)
(Gallup) Obvious Congressional approval ranks somewhere near dog vomit, monkey pus and painful rectal itch  (gallup.com) (66)
(Some Guy) Followup Shirley Sherrod gave the USDA "the full force of her efforts" before they hired her in the first place  (biggovernment.com) (115)
(Some Guy) Ironic Conservaties rush to defend Shirley Sherrod from the liberal media and NAACP  (thedailybeast.com) (991)
(Examiner) Interesting One-fourth of Democrats think Jesus will "definitely return" within 40 years, even though half mistakenly called His arrival for November 2008  (washingtonexaminer.com) (199)
(The New York Times) Ironic Desmond Tutu confirms that Obama cares about black people even less than Bush; leftists now contend Kanye West has more credibility on such issues than a Nobel laureate  (nytimes.com) (105)

Wed July 21, 2010
(Think Progress) Obvious Breitbart - Fox News - GOP's new talking point: "The farmer's wife was a plant"  (thinkprogress.org) (466)
(Daily Kos) Florida The Republican strategy against a prominent Florida Democratic Congressman in a nutshell: "I'll give $100 to first Rep. who punches smary [sic] idiot Alan Grayson in nose"  (dailykos.com) (106)
(NOM Tour Tracker) Ironic NOM holds anti-Gay Marriage rally in Annapolis, MD at Thurgood Marshall memorial featuring the words "EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER LAW"  (prop8trialtracker.com) (167)
(CSMonitor) Interesting Rod Blagojevich's lawyers take a gamble by not putting him on the stand. If this doesn't pan out there will be hell toupee  T-Shirt  (csmonitor.com) (28)
(ABC News) Hero Obama signs the Wall Street reform bill into law at the Ronald Reagan building. REAGAN SMASH  (blogs.abcnews.com) (101)
(Washington Times) Fail RNC Treasurer: "The Chairman failed to report more than $7 million in debt to the FEC." Michael Steele: "Did I do that?"  (washingtontimes.com) (106)
(The Hill) Stupid Currency Tax: you know, for the kids  (thehill.com) (86)
(Huffington Post) Asinine "...The Democrats including the president, are too easily cowed by right-wing freakouts." aaaaAAAAAHHHHH FREAK OUT  (huffingtonpost.com) (81)
(Some Guy) Fail Teabaggers fall for 2007 story in The Onion covering plans for martial law in the United States  (i.imgur.com) (132)
(National Review) Spiffy Shirley Sherrod should get her job back, and Breitbart should apologize. By Jonah Goldberg?  (corner.nationalreview.com) (239)
(Time) Stupid With the deficit being of such concern, Democrats to propose extending tax cuts, which will somehow reduce the deficit  (time.com) (90)
(Whitehouse.gov) Obvious 10 things you may not know about the "Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act" Obama is signing into law today. "Communist plot to destroy America" strangely absent  (whitehouse.gov) (77)
(Crooks & Liars) Sick BP admits it lobbied to get Lockerbie bomber released. Further states "And we would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn't for those meddling kids"  (crooksandliars.com) (100)
(CNN) Followup White House admits it got punk'd by Breitbart   (politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com) (595)
(CSMonitor) Obvious Race card so overplayed that it no longer has much of an effect  (csmonitor.com) (337)
(Hot Air) Interesting Government should shut down Fox News, watching Rush die in the street would be funny, teabaggers are mean-spirited fascists. In short, JournoList was just a really big Politics tab thread  (hotair.com) (166)
(The New York Times) Interesting Liberals aren't sure if they should call themselves "progressives," especially since the government policies they favor date back to the 1960s, which is reactionary, not progressive  (nytimes.com) (90)
(Some Immigrant Guy) Dumbass Political correctness is getting ridiculous. No longer is it illegal immigrant, undocumented alien, undocumented worker, undocumented American, or pot grower. The new, and improved term is Displaced Foreign Traveler  (redding.com) (69)
(Politico) Amusing Professor of Backhanded Compliments: "There is no evidence that tea party adherents are any more racist than other Republicans"  (politico.com) (197)
(Yahoo) Dumbass GOP now says it didn't mean all that stuff about unemployment benefits making people lazy bums, they were just worried about paying for it by adding to the deficit-you know like they did the other two times during the Bush years  (news.yahoo.com) (356)
(Google) Scary I'll take the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal for $800, Alex  (google.com) (13)
(BBC) Silly Obama is known for giving crappy gifts to British officials, so David Cameron returns the favor  (bbc.co.uk) (58)
(The Weekly Standard) Obvious "If you ever had any doubt that the left's incessant cries of 'racism' have become largely a cynical political ploy designed to marginalize and shut up political opponents, behold the birth of a racism accusation "  (weeklystandard.com) (148)
(CNN) Stupid Liberal CNN: "Apart from the Stimulus, Health Care Reform and Financial Reform, what have the Democrats ever done for us?  (cnn.com) (104)
(Some Guy) Fail Why the media portrays protesters as misguided, violent thugs: Because that's what they are  (mightygodking.com) (111)
(NYPost) Amusing Republican lawmakers warned to stay away from flirtatious female lobbyists. But male lobbyists are still fair game, amirite?  (nypost.com) (55)
(CNN) Amusing History of a relationship so special it rides the short bus. Finally, the destructive power of Rick Astley is acknowledged  (cnn.com) (29)
(AZCentral) Amusing Rarely does an entire town want you off of their lawn. This is one of those times  (azcentral.com) (188)
(Some Guy) Obvious Not news: Almost half of Oklahoma likely voters fail citizenship test. Fark: Native Americans did better than Whites  (soonerpoll.com) (200)
(The New York Times) Dumbass Communist NYC schoolteacher (not a redundant phrase in this case) takes kids on field trip to Cuba, saying he had to see Fidel Castro one last time  (cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com) (95)
(Talking Points Memo) Obvious The full video of the supposed racist USDA employee Breitbart's been ranting about has been released. You probably don't have to click on the link to guess what it actually shows   (tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com) (839)

Tue July 20, 2010
(Some Best Guy) Hero "Will you be attending Bristol and Levi's wedding, Half-term Governor Palin?" "In what respect, Charlie?"  (popeater.com) (162)
(FP) Obvious Where have all the serious Republicans gone?  (foreignpolicy.com) (294)
(Reason Magazine) Obvious ObamaCare will put 16 million more Americans on Medicaid, "a struggling, government-run health insurance system that in many cases provides demonstrably worse patient outcomes." Awesome  (reason.com) (214)
(Little Green Footballs) Asinine Breitbart video of USDA official's comments was edited, taken out of context, and actually occured 24 years ago, before the individual even worked for USDA  (littlegreenfootballs.com) (544)
(National Review) Spiffy It appears Breitbart has the Journolist e-mails. So we'll now learn what the absolutely not liberal mainstream media really thinks  (nationalreview.com) (150)
(The New Yorker) Obvious Voting systems are inherently undemocratic despite our best efforts. VE  (newyorker.com) (37)
(Politico) Interesting Democrats take generic ballot lead on the left, reasons why polls don't matter to your right  (politico.com) (102)
(Politico) Interesting Upset with their party's deficit spending, four moderate House Democrats form a working group to address spending cuts, called the "Let's Not Get Our Asses Unelected in November Group"  (politico.com) (185)
(ABC News) Obvious It looks like the ideology of "political correctness" is now giving way to "frequent asskickings"  (abcnews.go.com) (448)
(Examiner) Amusing "The closest liberal folks have as counter to the conservative trifecta of Rush Limbaugh, Alex Jones and Michael Savage is Ira Glass, Neal Conan and Click & Clack the Tappet Brothers"  (examiner.com) (282)
(Washington Post) Interesting House Dems give Bachmann the okay to form the Certifiably Batshiat Caucus  (voices.washingtonpost.com) (77)
(Yahoo) Amusing Tea Party Express blasts the decision to expel it from the Tea Party Federation, over The Express' refusal to expel its spokesman for a racist letter criticizing the NAACP for calling them racist. Got all that?  (news.yahoo.com) (152)
(CSMonitor) Dumbass No longer satisfied with making up words, Queen derp makes up geography  (csmonitor.com) (220)
(Some Guy) Dumbass Someone hates Arizona: "Drug corridor of the world," "Our nation's kidnapping capital," with "bodies in the desert either buried or just lying out there that have been beheaded." And that's just the governor  (thedailybeast.com) (158)
(Talking Points Memo) Amusing Tensions are high as recent revelations suggest Iran has been sharing their most powerful military technology with BP   (tpmlivewire.talkingpointsmemo.com) (30)
(Huffington Post) Interesting Bailout watchdog Elizabeth Warren does not need Senate approval to become head of Consumer Financial Protection. She just needs appointment by the guy that hates her. Awkward  (huffingtonpost.com) (34)
(11 Alive) Obvious When states don't require party registration, it's pretty easy to mess with candidates  (11alive.com) (105)
(LA Times) Asinine California comptroller: Sorry, our payroll system can't reduce salaries, only increase them  (articles.latimes.com) (158)
(MSNBC) Scary Best Korea executes top peace negotiator for being unable to peacefully negotiate his way out of a firing squad  (msnbc.msn.com) (80)
(The Union Leader) Interesting Bare bosoms, yes; breast painting and booze, no  (unionleader.com) (204)
(Talking Points Memo) Amusing Only Florida could possibly elect a Republican governor, who is running as an Independent and might vote with Senate Democrats   (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com) (110)

Mon July 19, 2010
(538) Obvious Blue Dog Democrats may be on the way out as their constituents finally eschew Dems who vote like a Republicans for actual Republicans  (fivethirtyeight.com) (169)
(OutsideTheBeltway) Fail Social Security: It's not that people are living too long, just that they're not dying soon enough  (outsidethebeltway.com) (168)
(Some Guy) Stupid Alvin Greene gives his first campaign speech/ 4th grade book report. Example: "most people that travel to South Carolina get here by vehicle"  (theitem.com) (103)
(Some Guy) Unlikely Political statistical guru Nate Silver has a new forecast up for the Senate elections at his blog. The short takeaway: 55 Democrats (including Joe Lieberman and Bernie Sanders), 44 Republicans and 1 Charlie Crist  (fivethirtyeight.com) (105)
(Daily Kos) Scary Why the economy isn't recovering: There's nothing left to prime the pump  (dailykos.com) (178)
(Salon) Followup Hey, Tucker Carlson. Remember how funny it was when you registered keitholberman.com and put your site on it? Yea, about that  (salon.com) (89)
(Washington Post) Spiffy Progressives get all liquored up on blueberry-almond martinis and say what they really think about President Obama  (voices.washingtonpost.com) (105)
(ABC News) Obvious There's one place the stimulus money is working and creating jobs; the companies that make roadsigns proclaiming "The stimulus money is working and creating jobs"  (abcnews.go.com) (249)
(Boston Globe) Fail "Why is it that I'm always the one that has to vote with the Democrats?'' asks Brown  (boston.com) (111)
(Washington Post) Fail GOP's plan to win back Congress in 2010: Defend the presidency of George W. Bush. What could possibly go wrong?  (voices.washingtonpost.com) (91)
(Huffington Post) Fail Pete Sessions (R-TX): "We need to balance the budget and live within our means." Reporter: "How?" Sessions: "Uh....We need to balance the budget and live within our means." Reporter: Facepalm  (huffingtonpost.com) (399)
(The New York Times) Unlikely Al-Qaida cleric: Yemen to be Obama's Afghanistan. And subby thought all the time Afghanistan is Obama's Afghanistan already  (nytimes.com) (18)
(Huffington Post) Fail Colorado GOP is now expected to pick Major Crazy in lieu of Private Liar for their gubernatorial candidate  (huffingtonpost.com) (25)
(BBC) Interesting Islamic country bans female students from wearing full face veils. Syriasly, no joke  (bbc.co.uk) (26)
(My Fox DC) Amusing Not News: Candidate makes first campaign speech. FARK: After he wins the primary election  (myfoxdc.com) (57)
(Fox News) Asinine Media exec compares black Tea Partiers to Jewish concentration camp guards  (foxnews.com) (154)
(Politico) Obvious The economy is getting better, Obama's doing a swell job, and the Tea Party will disappear soon. Things you're likely to believe if you've got a degree, make a bunch of money, and live in DC  (politico.com) (55)
(Wonkette) Dumbass Sarah Palin proudly confuses her illiteracy with literary genius  (wonkette.com) (442)
(Washington Post) Scary 854,000 Americans have a top-secret security clearance, including janitors, cafeteria workers, and a couple of dozen congressmen currently passed out over their lunches. What could go wrong?  (projects.washingtonpost.com) (115)
(Politico) Obvious In the era of big government, the recession is killing the US except for one place with low unemployment and a booming economy: DC  (politico.com) (133)
(The New York Times) Obvious The media trolls Democrats because they fall for it every time  (nytimes.com) (290)
(Time) Amusing If you're feeling bad about Obama, look on the bright side: it's even worse for parallel-universe Obama  (time.com) (51)
(Rasmussen Reports) Interesting On the US embargo of Cuba, 36 percent of Americans say lift it, 35 percent say keep it, and the remainder say "Cuban embargo? Is that the hot sandwich?"  (rasmussenreports.com) (255)
(Salon) Interesting Mitt's got 100 problems  T-Shirt  (salon.com) (115)
(Snopes) Followup Remember how "we can't have nice things" because the Obamas gave their dog his own plane? Yeah, about that  (snopes.com) (206)
(Guardian.com) Obvious "Can bald men ever hope to lead their countries?" asks small-breasted woman  (guardian.co.uk) (86)

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