Democratic Underground

Archives: June 11, 2014

Eric Cantor is losing the nomination.

Detroit police investigating videotaped attack during gay pride event

Cantor outspent his opponent 40:1 and STILL got his ass kicked.

Fine. I'll say it. I like to breast feed in the Olive Garden.


*RACHEL breaking in!


About Eric Cantor. Are my reading comprehension skills lacking in this passage,

CNN celebrating that the House and Senate is going to get redder

TOAST! Cantor is TOAST!

"It is dangerous to be a leader in Washington", CNN's Gloria Borger's Analysis of Cantor upset.

I rarely "Fall in Love" with a Presidential Candidate

Wow, Eric Cantor just lost his primary!!!!

Nadler 1 Staver 0 Nadler bests Christian radio host re: LGBT rights

OK so Cantor lost...

ReTHUGs are all Teabaggers now

Read Obama's Eloquent Takedown Of The NRA

Boy, 7, mauled by pit bull in city with ordinance banning pit bulls.

Reality check: There is no Democrat running in VA-7

Who's the Dem running against the Tea Farty GOPer who beat Cantor?

Ted Cruz, Tea Party favourite, renounces Canadian citizenship

Two PROFESSORS from Randolph-Macon college in a fight for Eric Cantor's newly open seat.

Hillary Clinton Interview with Diane Sawyer of ABC

So Mr. Cantor what will you do now after your defeat?

So what's up with Graham

Will an angry Cantor allow the Senate Immigration Bill to hit the House floor?

Okay, now that I'm done running around and drinking over Cantor's loss

Fine. I'll say it. I'm voting for John Lennon's Ghost for Earth Emperor.

'Friendly fire from the air' kills 5 U.S. service members in Afghanistan

David Brat, the GOP nominee in Virginia. He is anti Obamacare.

California court strikes down state’s job protection laws for teachers

Violence Against Women Will End When You Sluts Get Married, Says WaPo

Next up: Mitch McConnell

The prophecy of "Eric Cantor's Bitch Face" from 8 months ago has come true!!

'Cantor is the first House Majority Leader to lose since 1899'

Here is Mike Dickinson's twitter

Cantor Campaign: Internal Poll Showed 34-Point Lead Over Tea Partier

Brat is worst.

Alan Dershowitz: BDS a strategic threat to Israel in the long term

Fine. I'll say it. I like pickles.

Ding, Dong, the witch is dead! Cantor loses... Who is logging in today just to smile and wave?

Sayonara, Asshole!

To Eric Cantor, let me be the first to say:

Breaking: Eric Cantor DEFEATED


How Dems plotted Cantor's demise.

So Cantor's defeat has kicked the school shooting and the teabagger slaughter of cops and a civilian

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!!!! The Next One

It's hard to both want an assault rifle and be a lefty.

Tell The Washington Post: Fire George Will

Tell The Washington Post: Fire George Will

America is an exceptional country

Keep this in mind, Cantor lost to the wing of the party whose rhetoric produced Jared Miller

I don't think we should be celebrating the defeat of right-wing candidates by extreme right-wing

The shock of recognition.

Cantor earworm

Now. Can we take Cantor's seat blue?

by Robert Reich

"The Tingleophone"

With Cantor out, the Ladership of the House GOP is in complete disarray

Lt Col. Robert Bateman challenges the NRA.

GOP Leadership in 'Chaos' After Eric Cantor's Loss"We're absolutely stunned."

Today in Labor History: June 9

The heaviest and most onerous of all taxes

A little excerpt from my history book for a Tuesday evening:

Today in labor history June 10

Cantor Campaign: Internal Poll Showed 34-Point Lead Over Tea Partier

"An Analysis of the Moral Foundations in Ayn Rand.” one publication by professor David Brat

Let's have a headline competition for tomorrow's papers

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Dem Chair: Cantor Loss Shows Tea Party In Control Of GOP

I'm sorry that Cantor lost.

Ted Cruz officially gives up his Canadian citizenship

Oregon Shooting Draws Obama’s Outrage on Gun Laws

Oh, so NOW he's for it!

JACK TRAMMELL is the Democrat running for Eric Cantor's seat.

Say what you will about Virginia, that state is never boring

Canter's loss is the beginning of the end of the American idea

Report: NBA will reinstate hearing if Sterling ruled mentally fit

This map shows every school shooting since Sandy Hook

Bye bye, Eric. nt

Ladies & Gentlemen, I present to you the MANY moods of Miles Archer (WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

hope you all voted today

De Blasio opposes bill to boost police disability pensions

Democrats aren’t winning back the House. So how are they raising so much money?

John Fugelsang on Cantor and Graham

We have a Candidate - Support Jack Trammell for Congress VA-7

why are we cheering the loss of incompetent republican leaders?

GENDA passes Assembly, Squadron starts Senate push

Papillion Woman Says She Was Assaulted At Offutt Air Force Base

Utah man arrested for chaining 6-year old son to the bed frame

Boehner --

So long, Eric/Percy...

Obama's emotional plea to a Do Nothing congress that is less popular than syphilis

New GOP lineup

Looks like Cooter from Dukes of Hazzard helped bring Cantor down

So What is the most trustworthy news source? FOX NEWS WINS BY A MILE!

Fine, I'll say it.

Cosmos ended this week

Immigration Reform died today...

Cooters revenge

Dem Running For Cantor's Seat: Virginia 'Hungry For Radical Change'

Dem Running For Cantor's Seat (Trammell): Virginia 'Hungry For Radical Change'

Kerry's vote for the Iraq War Resolution and the 2004 Primary

IMF head Christine Lagarde on economy, equality, and empowerment

He's back! Dr. Brian Carr: People will be Hurt, People will Die

My Favoritest Funny Vid!

The one thing they don't call themselves >>

So come January, who'll be the GOP leader?

Fine, I'll say "It's."

Cantor cancels National Association of Manufacturers speech

Two Widely Despised Billionaires Have Released A Commercial To Polish Their Image

So I'm on the treadmill at the gym tonight

Chaos erupts at Cantor election night headquarters after his departure

Photos: Tiananmen Protesters Were Heartbreakingly Young, Earnest, and Happy

Looking for old-fashioned metal gate latch with vertical tension rod that slips into a horseshoe

Cross-post: He's back! Dr. Brian Carr: People will be Hurt, People will Die

"With Eric Cantor Defeat, Congressional Republicans Lose Only Non-Christian"

The 2016 elections

A victim of the 'good guy with a gun' fairy tale?

"Tea Party Defeat Of Eric Cantor Spells Trouble For GOP"

I totally agree with Al Gore's assessment of the Snowden/NSA issue.

Oregon Shooting Draws Obama’s Outrage on Gun Laws - NYT

I'm Telling You The Repubs Are Vulnerable In Nov......

Wall Street Speaks Up for Workers

Judge Rejects Teacher Tenure for California

Back Scratcher........

Death of a Zapatista: Neoliberalism's assault on Indigenous autonomy

Dallas police brutality cases prompt calls for oversight

"GOP’s real Ted Cruz problem: Why party’s revenge plot is silly and self-defeating"

This needs to be talked about

*Chris Hayes show coming up, LIVE @ 11:00 (EDT.)

Pelosi: Cantor Loss Means 2014 Is 'Whole New Ballgame'

Building owner in London puts "homeless spikes" in sidewalk to stop the homeless from sleeping there

Fine. I'll say it. I wish we didn't have to play Hillary the Inevitable again.

Eric Cantor's Loss - FoxNews Admits It's A Win for Democrats Nationally Long Term

Today, Obama admin all but admitted it is a right wing, teacher-union busting admin

Charles Mingus Quintet- "So Long Eric". .........great music

Cantor's Conquerer: 'Nothing Hard Right' About My Resume

People of CA, please make calls to help people of Fresno, by 6/12

Dallas police brutality cases prompt calls for oversight

Cantor funding advantage--Cantor: $5.4M; Brat: $207k

*Trammel wrote book The Economics of Slavery in Richmond.

Nevada Dems Gubernatorial Primary Race Heading to an Embarrassing Crash?

"The Right Didn’t Mind When Bush Paid a Ransom to Terrorists"

'With Eric Cantor out, there are no non-Christian Republicans in the House or Senate.'

A Fight as U.S. Girls Face Genital Cutting Abroad

Eric Cantor fucking lost.

Cantor's cat.

Headline: "Cantor Loses To Brat"

Why is this fool among the swastikas?

San Jose enacts de facto ban on medical marijuana dispensaries

Cantor paid about $180 a vote

Coal Company CEO Threatens To Sue EPA For ‘Lying’ About Climate Change

"God acted through people" for ME, says David Brat. "It's an unbelievable miracle!"

What if Eric says fuck it allows votes on senate bills

Oh Boy- Bat Shit crazy just got dumped for Bat Shit Crazier......

Fighting Back Against Mountaintop Removal Mining in West Virginia

Trammell's Facebook Page: Supporters Across the Nation & They're Donating.

Hickenlooper pushes oil and gas compromise bill, says "both sides are furious"

Fine I'll say it - in 2016 I'm voting with the Supreme Court in mind

Lubbock ain't got Jack! Four JIB Locations Close

We can do this!

My how the gangsta's have fallen

Cafeteria worker tosses child's lunch when he's 26 cents short

President Obama gets cabin fever, walks to Starbucks

Why is Obama's DOJ prosecuting a torture victim?

Corpus Christi's only abortion clinic will close

Corpus Christi's only abortion clinic will close

Something like meat but not meat

Who remembers sticker weed?


@trammell4VA is the twitter handle everyone!

French man dies in Death Valley afteer leaving tour bus in 115 degree heat

The Affordable Care Act

Mark Levin Advises GOP To "Stop Chasing Genitalia" To Win Elections

Cantor is a loser.

Google buying satellite maker Skybox for $500M

Cantor will land on his feet

#birthcontrol #WARS #reproductivesafety

Keren Elazari: Hackers: the Internet's immune system

RE: Cantor

A tribute to George Will

Tropical Storm Cristina waddles westward in Pacific Ocean, TC Two wanders NW in Arabian Sea

Frank Rich: Iraq Everlasting

Don't look, Ethel!

Texas A&M medical school scaling back in Round Rock

Did you see the difference in spending in that Cantor race?

Downward dog is out ?????

Officials eye 6 barrels tied to nuke dump leak

Guardian: Edward Snowden's NSA leaks 'an important service', says Al Gore

Hillary the Progessive? How she plans to run to Obama's left on the economy.

Arms Windfall for Insurgents As Iraqi City Falls

Here's Why Snowden Plea Negotiations Are Going Nowhere

What Happens in Vegas Doesn't Always Stay in Vegas...

Florida man tries to throw weed away - hits deputy with it

Silent thread for Eric Cantor's primary loss:

Who The Heck Is David Brat? (The man who beat Eric Cantor in the primary.)

Questions about e-voting systems in Cantor/Brat VA-07 race...

Neil DeGrasse Tyson (as he has so many times before)

For Jewish Republicans: Oy veh

Satire on Cantor's Loss From The New Yorker.

June voting...

Smithsonian TV. Sphinx's Head is too small and not the orginal

Pennsylvania: 2nd hearing on medical marijuana bill

2nd Hearing for Medical Marijuana Bill in the PA Senate

Before celebrating Cantor's downfall, think a second about the implications.

Cesar Chavez's grandson sues Arizona candidate for using activist's name on ballot

Skylon 'spaceplane economics stack up'

Alternative Energy Revolution

Correa says preliminary peace talks with ELN took place in Ecuador

Two questions

UK Takes Aim at Commercial Spaceflight, Spaceport Possible by 2018

Colombia’s palm oil industry asks govt. for help despite environmental and human rights criticisms

For your consideration

Why the media ignores the Democrats in the defeat of Cantor is a mystery

Mosul (Iraq's 2nd Largest City) Falls to Militant Islamist Forces. Government Forces Flee

Mosul falls to militants, Iraqi forces flee northern city

The Ultimate Guide to Shutting Down Conservative Anti-Piketty Hysteria

Poll: Has DU given up on Discussionist?

Why U.S. White Supremacists Are Ecstatic Over European Election Results

Statins for people at low risk of heart disease needs rethink, say top doctors

Mars Curiosity Rover Spots Mercury Crossing the Sun

The DEA: Four Decades of Impeding and Rejecting Science

First commercial drone flights over land are approved by FAA

What's funny is that Cantor spent $1 Million on his campaign, including cash from the Kochs...

U.S. Revives Domestic Terror Unit Amid Rise in Right-Wing Shootings{democracy now interview}

Coal Company CEO Threatens To Sue EPA For ‘Lying’ About Climate Change

Something like meat but not meat | By Mark Morford

A Schizophrenia Simulator Shows What This Disorder Is Really Like

ACLU: Too Big To Comply? NSA Says It’s Too Large, Complex to Comply

Iraq in crisis as jihadist group ISIL takes control of the country’s second largest city

Returning troops help KKK build paramilitary force to ‘retake’ US in coming race war

The AEI is pro-rape and anti-slut because women are children when you get down to it

Vermont climate change report warns of catastrophic flood risk

Christian host: Baking cakes for same-sex weddings is ‘the ultimate hate speech’

South Carolina approves Confederate flag at Citadel military college in Charleston

Walmart, Tesco and Costco questioned over slavery in Thailand’s seafood export sector

Post-9/11 US Foreign Policy: A Record of Unparalleled Failure

US Military Fail: Long Asian Land Wars a Route to Disaster since 1963

Joe Scum's pain is delish

The Fall of Mosul and the False Promises of Modern History

Oregon Shooting Draws Obama’s Outrage on Gun Laws

Oregon Shooting Draws Obama’s Outrage on Gun Laws

Oregon Shooting Draws Obama’s Outrage on Gun Laws

I'm sorry, Virginia.. Who is Dave Brat?

Bush/Cheney Released 171 From Gitmo Who Went Back Into Battle; Obama/Biden: 7

And the Walls Come Tumbling Down: Israeli PM Netanyahu on Notice from both Left and Right

PD: Arizona man arrested after trying to shoot moon with handgun

Human Plastic Pollution Will Live For Millennia — It Becomes A New Type Of Rock



Guy Who Beat Eric Cantor Last Night Is An Economics Professor With Some Very Interesting Research


Thenightmare continues...

Kurdish oil and a value vacuum

michigan: no long term health risk from oil spill

Charles Pierce: The Bowtied Monster (George Will)

Decision time for US on Iran

Man arrested on suspicion of being an accessory in shooting of 6-year-old girl

EU investigates Apple, Starbucks, Fiat tax deals

Morning Joke ongoing false equivalency BS on mass shootings

Eastern interest in Eurasian economic deal

Heinz, Ford Team Up To Turn Tomato Skins Into Auto Parts

Does Obama Want a ‘Pivot’ to Europe?

20 Students Taken To Hospital After First Grader Brings Heroin To Cobbs Creek School

Are you geek enough to understand these jokes?

Don’t Be Afraid of America’s Chlorinated Chickens!

How is that party of NO working for you Cantor?

St. Louis archbishop claims he wasn’t sure it was illegal for priests to have sex with kids

The New Yorker: Cantor Loses, and Washington Goes Ape

The Social Loan System Makes Us Look a Bit More like the US

June 11, 2013: Neoliberal dictatorship shuts down the Hellenic Public Broadcaster in one night!

Laura Ingraham uses ‘Yo quiero Taco Bell’ ad to mock feeding immigrant kids in detention

Airbus loses order for 70 of its troubled A350

Closer Cooperation Between US and Japan Urgent to Stabilize Sea of Asia

Every school shooting since Decdmber 14, 2012------Sandy Hook.

You. Are. Welcome.

DUers are celebrating Cantor's loss for one reason

Thank you Senators Byrd, Kennedy, Leahy, Jeffords and all those who voted against the IWR

22 Exact British Versions Of Important American Things

Daver Brat: Former consultant for the World Bank?!!!

Can'tor Conceeds

Dawn of a new space race

Bit of Interesting Political Trivia. What Record Does James Shields Hold?

Australia would ditch the US as an ally at its peril

Obama, Harper and the end of the affair

I know that if Brat wins, he will be as bad as Cruz, but I savor the loss for Cantor in the

Did you know that Tony Randall was on Nixon's enemies list?

Fox News Has Finally Yelled Fire in a Crowded Theater

My favorite Tweet from last night's Cantor loss

Virginians Choose Even Bigger Tool —Andy Borowitz is on top of it

"They fired the shit heard 'round the world."

Ruben Diaz is Bussing People to NOM's Anti-Gay Marriage March But Not Telling Them

The Truth of War’s Lies

Dispatching B-2 Stealth Bombers to Europe: Obama's Attempt at Intimidating Russia

Bachelet Government Dumps Baker, Pascua River Dams In Patagonia, HydroAisen Out

Tomato helps heal heart disease - research

House Republicans up late weighing strategy in wake of Cantor’s shocking defeat

Google's driverless car will need more testing, watchdog group warns

Daniel Ellsberg: United States Nearly Used Nukes During Vietnam War

All the "I will/won't for vote ..." threads: Which actual Democratic presidential nominee since WWII

The seismic political consequences of Eric Cantor’s stunning loss

Bulletproof blanket seeks to shield kids during school shootings

$15 minimum wage campaign

the stuff of nightmares (trying again)

Fossil Fuels' 'Easy Money' and the Need for a New Economic System

Is this the beginning of the end of teacher tenure?

Cold War-Style Spy Games Return to Melting Arctic

Fine. I'll say it. I will vote for Kodos if he's the nominee.

Virunga Park oil hunt in DR Congo halted; home to many rare species

Behind the scenes, mayor’s people work to save LICH deal

Despite concerns about birds, Omaha tells feds it won't darken lighting of Bob Kerrey Bridge

Collateral Damage

Who is running against Dave Brat (Cantor's Defeater) on the Democratic Side?

Cantor's loss is not a bellweather for national elections nor for a lot of other areas.

Albany Democrats differ on I.D.C. posture

Lindsey Graham wins Republican primary

Koterba toons: will work for... & US Congress

A small reaction to a big charter expansion

Fine. I'll say it. I won't vote for Anyone, unless I get a pony

high income tax returns...

Canada's Harper, Australia's Abbott Forge 'Climate Deniers Club'

Shed no tears for Cantor, he will soon have a lobby job for the oil industry

Has there been any news on the missing Nigerian schoolgirls?

Bill would address veterans' issues in criminal justice system

World Cup, Olympics have 'no convincing legacy' for host nations

My Response to Eric "Mr. Smug Arrogant AHole" Cantor's Loss

If the Las Vegas Killers Were Muslims, We'd Call Them Terrorists

Evangelicals see 8-point drop in support for immigration reform

News item: Ted Cruz formally renounces Canadian citizenship

Casino news thread-County legislators pass resolution of support for Schenectady casino

Cantor lost because of Immigration Reform, Yes, but not for the reasons being reported.

Pope Francis and feminism: he just doesn't get it.

Washington Post Column Says Women Should 'Stop Taking Lovers' To Prevent Violence

Prosecutor: Seattle campus shooter went off meds

Elizabeth Warren Coming Up On CNN

"God Don't Make No Mistakes": Common Sense, Faith-Based Celebration of Gender Minorities

Panic-stricken landlords fearing a freeze try the impossible — convince tenants rent is too damn low

Black bean & corn salad

The 8 Biggest Lies Men's Rights Activists Spread About Women

Dave Brat not making sense

Brat calls win against Cantor "a miracle from God"

Attention Pregnant Women: Eat More Fish, But Not Too Much, And Mind Fish With Too Much Mercury . .

I just turned down a website content contract on principle.

538 and Krugman Eric Cantor upset what happened.

Thoughts on Cantor's Upset Loss

Authorities: Stevie J owes $1M in child support

Hyundai delivers hydrogen electric Tucson SUV to first U.S. customer

Man Crushed, Killed In Brooklyn Forklift Accident

A Truck-Load of Pepto Bismol Should Be Sent To Virginia

Projected Gun Deaths

So it begins, the only way to show the crazies they are wrong is to put them in charge...

VA-07 district is carefully crafted to exclude large cities (but includes suburbs)...

editorial: End the campus secrets

quite the shock waves coming through, as a lot of shit comes to ahead...

Putin says Ukrainian gas price demands a 'dead end'

Surrounded by War In Sloviansk: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 48)

Dave Brat was elected because he ran against the very few things that Eric Cantor did

New York weighs kids' gay conversion therapy ban

Forget Florida Man--- We now have Florida Woman- Meet Crystal Metheney

Apparently, the TEA party's NOT dead, and I'm PO'd


I hope Virginia didn't trade one Brat for another one.

That's one way to do it

NASA to conduct Mars 'flying saucer' test on Earth

Brat is an idiot (Video)

If Cantor can loose to someone further right...

How California Can Beat the Drought

editorial: Bring medical marijuana to a vote

Al-Qaida offshoot advances toward Baghdad

So will David Brat be the next Christine O'Donnell?

Hiring hits fastest pace in almost 6 years

Abbas condemns Gaza rockets, urges militants to halt fire against Israel

Chimps outsmart humans at simple strategy games

Fox News Went to Hillary Clinton's Book Tour to Ask People About Benghazi

As-salamu Alaykum: America's Shameful Ignorance

So it's official. The GOP 2014 campaign theme will be racism, pure and simple

What do you think when you see the "Don't Tread on Me" flag?

Moss withheld records from Chemung probe into union complaints- GOP LG candidate.

CNN-Cowardly News Network

Angelina Jolie, British FM, Vow to Take Action Against Sexual Violence

Eric Cantor's Shocking, Richly Deserved Primary Defeat - By Jonathan Chait

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- The Issue

My Life on the Walmart Treadmill

Iraqi militants seize control of Tikrit as second city falls in two days

Only News Channel to See Eric Cantor loss coming? Al Jazeera

editorial: Super PACs sway, discourage voters

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- The Rest

Hagel: Game, set, and match!

There Are Big Differences Between Republicans and Republicans Who Watch Fox News

Home Rule Charter School District in Dallas, TX

Vegas “Shooters’” (Terrorist’s) Facebook Warnings: “I Will Willingly Die For Liberty”

Allegany Co. wants fracking waste tested at landfill

Dave Brat is "Tea Party favorite" as of last night

Democrats didn't sink Cantor

Will The U.N. General Assembly Appoint This Antigay Ugandan as Its President?

Obama says he would like a price on carbon

UPDATED 2X ~ Hagel: I'm 'Offended And Disappointed' By Treatment Of Bergdahl Family

My Husband Just Asked Me If Wendy Davis Dropped Out Of

U.S. nuclear commission ends Fort Calhoun security probe

Nevada Democrats pick ‘None of these candidates’ for governor

India’s Kudankulam-1 Could Begin Commercial Operation Next Month

A Very Realistic Military Game(from "Inside Amy Schumer")

On 3/14/15 at 9th hour, 26 minutes and 53 seconds I am eating a pie

Wendy Davis Replaces Her Campaign Manager

The new fur babies...

Cat Filmed Being Kicked Finds Happy Ending With New Home

So how was the steak?

Cantor Campaign Spent More On Steak Houses Than Opponent Spent On Entire Race

Cantor won't run as a write-in candidate

New David Thorne post

Bergdahl’s writings reveal his fragile state long before leaving base

MS Senate GOP Primary: Cochran calls opponent 'extremist' who will cut spending

Oklahoma candidate for office posts on Facebook about death penalty for gays, cites old testament

MTA's security camera program to be completed in 2015, seven years behind schedule

Cantor pollster on why he was so wrong: Those damn Dems voted!!!!

Brasil's answer to the vuvuzela: Caxirola. Pedhua apito.

Americans by 2 to 1 Would Pay More to Curb Climate Change

EIA: US oil production in 2015 expected to be highest since 1972

With Eric Cantor's Loss, the Republican Civil War Is About to Explode

Indiana GOP candidate: ‘No one has the guts’ to let poor people ‘wither and die’

Three ways forward with the new GOP.

A Quiet Cheer for Solitude

QUICKIE VIDEO: Brat: Defeating Cantor 'Happiest Moment of My Life'

U.S. natural gas output will set a record this year

This Corruption Trial in NYS is Making Me Sick

A rarity - Giants now have a losing streak

Oregon high school shooting: ATF joins investigation, tracing gun history

That's not magic: Penn, Teller and Derren Brown reveal all (or do they?)

Eric Cantor got what he deserved: A political fraud’s stunning demise - By Joan Walsh

Silent thread for Eric Cantor's career.

This hearing is all about building a case for impeachment...

No evangelical exclusionism on campus?

Papantonio: Right Wing Anti-Government Poison

How long will the Cantor loss keep Bergdhal out of the headlines?

Smoking Banned at Cape Cod National Seashore

Former Roman Catholic priest defends new church

It's really hard to be a good guy with a gun

John Johnston-candidate (IN): A GOP candidate for the poor

Brat Is An Ayn Rand Idiot With Delusions of Religious Grandeur; Judge For Yourself:


Cantor's pollster's track record

"Orange is the New Black" fans - who is your favorite character for season #2 *spoilers*

If Hillary is the nominee I will of course vote for her, so should you unless you are an idiot!

Syrian woman survives 700 days of blockade

Rank-and-File Environmentalism

Iraq--A Reminder

Cantor - The Big Picture and the demise of the republican party.

Unity, Strategy, and Nonviolent Power for an unstoppable movement ( Metta Center for Non-Violence )

The solid 6 tenet's of Dave Brat

Does anyone else ever get disappointed

Police: Dad shoots, kills man who held gun to teen daughter

Chuck Hagel is Rocking The House - dignified, passionate, feisty, knocking down all the tea party

BRAT! What a perfect name to represent the loud, whiny, obnoxious Tea Party

Looks like I'll have to redo my backup system.

S.F. to put $15 minimum wage on ballot

Five things I learned about conservatives these past two weeks

NSA quiz question. True or false?

Hello from a Newbie

You Built That, Eric Cantor...

DFA is on the job! What Cantor's defeat means to Democrats.

This is All The Win. There is no Win anywhere else. All the Win is right here.

Hillary Clinton favorability rating keeps falling, poll shows

Dogs and Rats and Mines

“I don’t have a well-crafted response on that one.” - D. Brat

Tweets about GOP shill Chuck Todd...

Wendy Davis replaces top campaign aide

Cantor loses his seat....

Update: Abortion Doctors Regain Admitting Privileges at Dallas Hospital

This IT worker had to train an H-1B replacement

Eric Cantor Defeated by a Conservative Who Rips Crony Capitalism

can you break a Roth IRA?

Black Man Driving Wife to Work Accused of Being Illegal Cab Driver: Lawsuit

Eric Cantor's loss: tea party monster turns on its creators

Oklahoma Candidate Says Gays Should Be Stoned

Where do we find the Mark of Cain -20 expiration date? n/t

So, given what happened in VA are "open primary" states a good thing or a bad thing?

What's for Dinner, Wed., June 11, 2014

Hypocrisy: Bush Released GITMO Detainee Involved in Benghazi Attack

Most Americans oppose teacher tenure, but support higher pay for good teachers

Alex Jones: Vegas Shooting Was False Flag Set-Up

The Republican response to Bergdahl explained in two cartoons

Big doin's today in Worcester High School

Creationist asks ‘hard question’: ‘If evolution is true, is rape wrong?’

Pennsylvania one of ten "most corrupt" states : Justice Department.

I can't believe I had to put "Fine" on my Trash Word list.

White Iowa teacher tells black student to address him by saying, ‘Yes, sir, master’

Attacked at Gay Pride Detroit 2014 (Warning: Violence)

Rebecca & Fiona - Holler (Fred Falke Remix) [Cover Art]

DA: Veterans Way In Islandia Contaminated With Hazardous Materials

Thus, is there any Jew left among Republicans members of Congress?

He's right! ---->>> Eric Cantor's Pollster Blames Democrats For Stunning Loss

Will Potter: The shocking move to criminalize nonviolent protest

Scott Walker's administration isn't accepting same-sex marriage certificates.

What the GOP woke up to today....

Cantor Couldn’t Buy His Reelection

New Ayn Rand Nutjob Goes to Washington? The Scary Economic Thinking of Dave Brat

Quote of the day (week/month/year?) for those who missed it...

House Republicans Take Stock.

I am now being investigated by the FBI (and it's a good thing)

Listening to Tea Partiers talk about the "radical Obama agenda" is rather absurd...


Why would any fighting Dem let TeaPartyTerrorists get away with coopting our nation's history?

Thom Hartmann is saying that Brat is a protégé of

Anyone notice that word “impure” has been used to describe Cantor?

David Brat, the Libertarian Who Beat Eric Cantor, Doesn't Believe in the "Common" Good

Many expect Cantor will step down as majority leader ASAP. "String of rebels eye leading positions

Silver: Yes On Faster Minimum Wage Phase-In, No To Education Tax Credit

Eric Cantor to Step Down as Majority Leader

Cantor stepping down from leadership position.

Hillary Clinton 2016: A Recipe for Endless War


"wage rates...have to be related to productivity" - Dave Brat (teabag)

Women still being treated badly, says Wallace (Irish Examiner)

Another PSA

Look at what some Discussionist folks say about those kids caught crossing our borders

Fine! Iggo's a secret republican troll who has naked pictures of Dick Cheney in his bedroom.

Home-Grown, Right-Wing Terrorism: The Hate the GOP Refuses to See

Sen. Ted Cruz renounces Canadian citizenship

Paul Ryan Still Not Interested In Running For GOP Leadership

Whoda thunk

Our public anger is the incoherent expression of our private shame (Irish Examiner)

The rest of the country should try this....

READ: Cantor Conquerer's Dissertation On 'Human Capital, Religion and Economic Growth'

Wall Street Lost A Friend Last Night

Why is "unusual" punishment worse?

Dem. Rep. Worried About Bergdahl's Safety Upon Return To U.S.

Can the Dems take VA's 7th now?

Ted Cruz Takes Tea Party Victory Lap After Cantor Defeat

Health officials roll out new ad blitz targeting "light" smokers

A series of posts from "YesAllWomen"

Gohmert Uses House Hearing To Debate Whether Non-Christians 'Go To Hell'

Will centrist Democrats go bipartisan with Cantor-beater on fighting "crony capitalism"?

Brooklyn Gets the Attention, But the Bronx Is the City's True Wrongful Conviction Capital

A Republican just told me that Eric Cantor is a Progressive

New Study Finds Roundup Herbicide To Be 125X More Toxic Than Regulators Claim

Scientists condemn 'crazy, dangerous' creation of deadly airborne flu virus

Hillary Clinton takes humorous shot at former French Prez. Sarkozy

CNN did a show on forensic science last night BUT...

Prediction: Dave Brat will implode, may even not be on the ballot in the fall

Nucleic Acid Invaders from Food Confirmed

Ask trumad anything.

Cantor Conquerer Caught Off Guard By Policy Questions In Interview

NY’s GDP growth drops from 27th to 46th in nation

A New Reason Why Wheat and GMOs Can Destroy Your Health

sec. Kerry will dedicate a memorial on monday

Nucleic Acid Invaders from Food Confirmed

Mass. GMO Labeling Supporters Announce Progress On Legislative Front

Frankengrass: Coming to a Neighborhood Near YOU

Protect Yourself with the Latest Weapon Against GMOs – Smartphone Technology

AFL-CIO backs medical marijuana bill

Stepping down

Jack Trammell for Congress

What did Neil deGrasse Tyson and Cosmos teach us

Just finished reading Eric Cantor's Facebook page

Dave Brat Runs A $500,000 Program To Push Ayn Rand's Ideas At College

This is why we can't have nice stuff!

Jack Trammell for Congress

Jack Trammell for Congress

So what REALLY did in Cantor?

Down the Middle East Memory Hole

Please take 30 seconds for this. A victim of female genital mutilation asks for our help.

Monsanto’s Roundup Found in 75% of Air and Rain Samples

ASS HATS ON PARADE: Senate Republicans block student loan bill

60 Countries around the World but not California ?

Sessions mounts bid for House Majority Leader; Hensarling also eyes the job

Disgusting RT attacks on Kerrys spokeswoman Psaki.

Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Are Unsafe Health Risks

Krugman: Cantor, Wingnut Welfare and Movement Conservatism

Stochastic terrorism

More good tumblr stuff for HoF

Brown Tells Democrats to Rein In California Budget: Muni Credit

Horizontal Transfer of GM DNA Widespread But No One is Looking, Almost

Tea Party is the very definition of a cult. Cantor was not pure enough. All they need

Vincent D'Onofrio is Kingpin.

Monarch butterfly decline linked to spread of GM crops

Anti-GMO protesters rally against Monsanto

Black Hawk Down, Bergdahl and the difference

The Oradour sur Glane massacre: American lawyer found new évidences

Cuomo, Zimpher announce plans to attack New York's heroin problem

So will anybody in the mass media ask Cantor what it feels like to finally be teabagged?

Harry Belafonte: It's Time for Smart and Fair Justice

"Bowe Bergdahl previously washed out of Coast Guard, new Post story reports"

Bratworst . . .

Serious question--Anybody ever meet a right-libertarian from an economically deprived background?

Putin TV (RT) "frequent guest" Alex Jones, lying that Obama sent SWAT teams to Oil Rigs. Debunked

Lester Nygaard in FX's Fargo may be the most reprehensible character on TV at this particular moment

Now we know why Joni Ernst carries a gun everywhere.

NYSUT Pushes Web Campaign For Common Core Moratorium


Mozilla to sell '$25' Firefox OS smartphones in India (BBC)

Sign outside a car wash....

It speaks volumes when Cantor is considered too liberal for the GOP

Did Dave Brat Fib About Princeton? - By Josh Marshall

Klein Hopeful For A New Minimum Wage Deal Next Year


Federal regulations on chemicals in environment need overhaul

The Tenth Largest City In America (TM) no longer has a theater company of its own

Oregon high school shooting: Gunman identified as freshman Jared Michael Padgett

Senate Republicans block Warren’s student loan bill

Ellen Willis’ Radical Jewish Sex-Positive Rock ’n’ Roll Politics of the Future

OK, I'll say it. Don't say you'll say it, just go ahead and say it! (Did I say that right?)

Truvia sweetener a powerful pesticide; scientists shocked as fruit flies die in less than a week

The Right is really nothing but the sum of its parts. And its parts are grotesque.

Breaking: Government releases photo of space aliens exploring earth!!

City Council passes bill to require demographic reports for charter schools sharing space with distr

The Cantor Reminder: There's No Off Switch For The GOP Noise Machine

Karma for Eric Cantor: Ben “Cooter” Jones on the open letter that helped crush a “political hack”

I won't tell, but I FINALLY figured out the Jeopardy clue of the day (daily in the NYT)...

Looking for this image I saw on DU a couple days ago...

"Her." Dead on Science Fiction, man in a white suit, earth standing still, Star Trek...

Brat interview today on MSNBC

Pro-Palestinian students bring hate, intimidation to campus, critics say

Why Did Fox News Cease ALL Coverage Of The Las Vegas Tea Party Cop Killers?

Dang. Hagel is kicking ass.

I found out today

So is Cantor's defeat another example that sooner or later, they come for the Kapos, too?

DAILY KOS: Five things I learned about conservatives these past two weeks

Morning After Tea Party Win, House G.O.P. Proposes End to Social Security and more….listed by Andy B

Ireland ‘the most truly Muslim country in the world’

Brat - a Christian Reconstructionist and Ayn Rand follower

Lone Star Project; Fighting Back With Facts.

Pat Robertson: Don’t ‘get your father busted’ if he threatens mom with a gun

Obamacare cut Minnesota's uninsured rate by 40 percent

The Catholic Irish babies scandal: It gets much worse

David Brat warns ‘the weak modern Christian democratic man’ will submit to another Hitler

i was at hillary's book launch today. ask me anything.

Canter Gone, so is the Senate

New Invention To Save Lives During School Shootings

How I Became A Political Person

Glenn Beck and conservative artist lament that the words ‘ni**er’ and ‘f*g’ are off-limits

The end may be near for RadioShack

A pertinent and important cross-post.

Congress, FBI moving on VA health care

GOP Sadists Enjoy Inflicting Pain On The Vulnerable. So How Do They Keep Winning Elections?

Pat Robertson: Don’t ‘get your father busted’ if he threatens mom with a gun

Worker at my daughter's theater found a gun

I hereby move we retire the beloved epithet "moran," and replace it with...

President Obama to visit region again on Tuesday(Pittsburgh)

R.I.P. Aussie rock legend Doc Neeson (Lead vocalist of The Angels)

Police Officer Dives Into Lake To Rescue Dog From Submerged Truck

Thom Hartmann: Whatever Happened to Freedom of the Press?

Thom Hartmann: A New Civil War in Iraq?

Dallas ISD Home-Rule Backer Has Deceived Kentucky Into Taking Down Its Guaranteed Public

Edward Snowden’s Russian lawyer sells film rights to Oliver Stone

How to tell the difference between an open-carry patriot and a deranged killer

Why is not a suitable source for anything on DU.

Breaking: Federal Court Orders Ohio to Restore Weekend of Early Voting

Allo allo!

Why is hunting given a pass?

How Far Right Will The Tea Party Take The Repubs Before They Circle Around .....

Are there enough GOP votes to elect Louie Gohmert to the position of House majority Leader?


Saskatoon honours Joni Mitchell with new parking lot

NYT Debunks Theory That Dem Voters Cost Cantor His Primary

How to tell the difference between an open-carry patriot and a deranged killer

I don't have the link but someone on twitter said David Brat removed all his youtube videos today.

The Fall of Mosul and the False Promises of Modern History

VANI HARI: Anheuser-Busch and Miller Coors, What's Hiding In Your Beer?

Gamers help woman after she gets robbed at gun point during web stream

dick cheney: 'We Will, In Fact, Be Greeted As Liberators'

The big bank that blessed Brat's upset of Eric Cantor

Literature, Life and Trigger warnings

OKie GOP candidate: Let cities decide whether gays should be stoned to death

Now That Iraq Is Falling Apart Would McCain And The GOP Send Us Back Given Power?

$6 profit per passinger on airlines?

Purin the Super Beagle

THE LAST WORD: All things considered, Eric Cantor probably lost because he’s a dick

Calls for a return to ‘Stalingrad’ name test the limits of Putin’s Soviet nostalgia

Biggest case of projection I've seen so far today!

Going to school or swimming with sharks? What is more dangerous?

Diagramming opening Sentences of Classics

How to tell the difference between an open carry patriot and a deranged killer.

Recall On Cantor's Smarmylade

Eric Cantor still jabbing at President Obama in his press conference. Your loss,

Jack Trammell Needs Our Help

Cantor to give up GOP Majority leader July 31.

Senate passes bill on private veterans care

If Hillary is the nominee I am voting for her

May Eric Cantor live in interesting times.

Need a suggestion for a night-cap.

Since Cantor is stepping down as Majority Leader on July 31...

The MSM, and MSNBC in particular, is crapping all over itself

Calgary Billboard: “The Sun is the Main Driver of Climate Change. Not You. Not CO2"

Michelle Rhee is smiling.

The Official 2014 Democratic Party Survey

Edward Snowden regularly hangs out in the ACLU's NYC offices

The Values Ratchet - By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th June 2014

Tucson students' yearbooks censored with tape

Warrantless cellphone location tracking is illegal, US circuit court rules

Surprising Population Analysis

I want to put a name out here and get your thoughts on this possible candidate - John Hickenlooper

Al-Qaida-Inspired Militants Seize Iraqi City Of Tikrit, Pushing Deeper Into Sunni Areas

Fine. I'll say it. If it comes down to Clinton vs Biden, I'm for Joe.

FOUND! Uzo Aduba (Crazy Eye from OITNB) and her audition for other characters on the show

Police: 6-year-old Utah boy chained to bed daily

Groups Allege Widespread Abuse Of Children At US Border Facilities Amid Surge Of Crossings

Resolution passed to allow teens on community boards

"Home-Grown, Right-Wing Terrorism: The Hate the GOP Refuses to See"

Texas Rep. Pete Sessions to run for House majority leader

"Eric Cantor and the tea party purge"

Quinnipiac: Mayor de Blasio's approval rating growing, but so is race gap on how he's viewed

"12 things to know about Dave Brat, the man who took down Eric Cantor"

Screwy Louie's Politifact file....

How about 'Alternate Believers' not 'Non-Believers'?

Court approves Taxi of Tomorrow, mayor still doesn’t

Martha Hyer, Oscar-nominated actress, dies at 89

Swedish Official Praises US -EU Trade Agreement

The DEA: Four Decades of Impeding And Rejecting Science (Drug Policy Alliance Report)

The Day The Icecap Died

"How much does right-wing rhetoric contribute to right-wing terrorism?"

Mid-week Blues break: Johnny Winter - Dallas

Never forget that Cantor started plotting against Obama on Inauguration night 2009

Eric Cantor is a mean guy

Team Cantor Self-Medicates to Tune of $6,500

Indiana contacted Nevada about threats from the shooters earlier this year

Have Republicans Moved So Far Right They Left Their Own Voters Behind?

Bill de Blasio on Eric Cantor’s Downfall: ‘There is a Certain Irony There’

Elected Officials Want Legal Counsel for Tenants Facing Eviction

Empires love their dissidents foreign

Iraq army capitulates to Isis militants in four cities

Clinton ‘inevitability’ in 2016 a myth: Elizabeth Warren could pose formidable challenge

David Brat's real alma mater's admission rate: 41%. Admission rate to Princeton: 7%.

I now know that my kitchen counter is not silver! Damn!

ABC Evening News hyperbole on Cantor loss: "What are Americans trying to tell Washington?"

Flashback: GOP blasts Obama administration after Homeland Security warns of right wing terrorism

Enough with the excuse that Democrats changed this race for Cantor

Q Poll: NYC voters support horses, split on ferrets

How a lawyer installs a program.

The death of a city.

Rolling Stone - Eric Cantor: Burned at the Steakhouse

Is the Tea Party doing well because of Gerrymandering? Perhaps gerrymandering will

AT&T tells the FCC that they cannot provide internet and video on their own

Brat's 23 yr. old campaign manager deleted/privatized his rant filled FB account

Health Insurers backing cheap plans with inadequate coverage

A perfect De-Friending of a Right Wing Friend on FaceBook..

Long waits at the VA for mental health care

Plastic rock wall

Engage warp drive! Nasa reveals latest designs for a Star Trek-style spacecraft that could make

Jogger Rushes to Save Drowning Cat in Rock-Filled Carrier


Boehner Tells GOP He's 'All-In' As House Speaker In 2014

The Congressional Progressive Caucus Gets An Amendment Passed To Protect Workers From Wage Theft

US has given Israel $3.1bn in military funding already this year

The Tea Party ranks grew rapidly in 2010 due to an influx of people who previously didn't vote.

Did anyone watch Morning Joe today? How did he take Cantor's ass whupping?

America's middle class: Poorer than you think

California discovers hidden price tag of outsourcing Bay Bridge to China

So, Who, Exactly, Is David Brat, the Guy Who Beat Eric Cantor?

On Cantor- I would like to thank Wayne Powell (2012) and DU'er elleng

Why Did Fox News Cease ALL Coverage Of The Las Vegas Tea Party Cop Killers?

No more multimedia pix from Earl G?

Cantor vanquisher Brat shies from tea party label

Prominent Secular Activists in Egypt sentenced to long prison terms.

Uganda Anti-Gay Law Advocate to Head UN General Assembly

"How David Brat Turned Eric Cantor's Fundraising Advantage Against Him"

on the old DU

How Democrats can win in 2014 and beyond

Iraq Signals Openness to U.S. Airstrikes Against al Qaeda, U.S. Officials Say

Jon Stewart nailed it....

Robyn O'Brien: Why We Are All Made to Matter

Frat A Movie

UPDATE: Eric Cantor Plotted to Sabotage US Economy in Secret Meeting with Hensarling & Luntz

Israel's president-elect Reuven Rivlin in his own words

IBEW Members Build the Next Hubble