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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Omar Comin': Community Casts Omar From the Wire

Community + The Wire = positive results. (HitFix)

The Myth That Rich People Are Job Creators

Lowering taxes on the rich is not a cure-all for job creation. (Mediaite)

1996 New York Times Crossword Puzzle Before the Election

New Lost Video at Comic Con: Why They Came to the Island

Tim Pawlenty Compares Himself to Miracle on Ice 1980 US Hockey Team

Will Derek Jeter Be a Unanimous First Ballot Hall of Famer?

Or will the illogical journalists decide he shouldn't be unanimous for no reason? (Deadspin)

Visualizing the Debt

What trillions of dollars look like. (WTFNoWay)

Debt Ceiling Deadline Might Be August 10 Not August 2

Oh good, more time to dither. (HuffingtonPost)

Congress Forces Partial Shutdown of FAA

Just more Washington at work. (HuffingtonPost)

Saturday Cartoon: Heat Wave

5 Myths About Extreme Weather

Heat records being broken all over the country. (WashingtonPost)

The Threat of Nancy Grace

Prematurely convicting every defendant she sees. (LATimes)

Obama Should Raise the Debt Ceiling on His Own

The country needs it. (NYTimes)

Real Time with Bill Maher: New Rules July 22: The American Eagle Liberty Bell Ronald Reagan You're a Homo If You Don't Sign It Pledge

Dexter Season 6 Trailer

Friday, July 22, 2011

Boehner Debt Ceiling Response Speech Video July 22

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President Obama Debt Ceiling Press Conference Speech Full Video July 22

Should Political Pledges Be Illegal?

The oath is to the Constitution, not special interest wishlists. (HuffingtonPost)

The Revolving Door from Congress to K Street


(MotherJones)

The Case Against Law School

Is there a better way? (NYTimes)

Brooks: The Grand Bargain

The only thing worse than acting is not acting. (NYTimes)

Krugman: The Lesser Depression

Political determination to keep the economy slumping. (NYTimes)

Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell: Rewrite: Debt Ceiling Flip Flops: Bob McDonnell

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Conan: Summer's Eve Hail to the V Commercial

Jimmy Kimmel: CNN Headline News Segue of the Day

Colbert Report: NBC Ignores Butts and Shark Boob Week

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NBC: No Butt Coverage
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Colbert Report: California Teaches Gay History, Disney Teaches English to China

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I's on Edjukashun - Gay History & Disney English
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Daily Show: Allen West vs. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Statements of Clarification That Probably Won't Do You Any Good
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Daily Show: Herman Cain on the 1st Amendment and Mosques

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Onion: God Urges Rick Perry Not to Run for President

Too bad, he was just about to get into the race. (TheOnion)

When You Think of a Witty Comeback

Test Subject Needed for Time Machine

PPP Poll: Voters Approve of God

Actual poll results: "Though not the most popular figure PPP has polled, if God exists, voters are prepared to give it good marks. Voters approve of God’s performance by 52-9 margin, making God about as popular as [Rupert] Murdoch is unpopular. When asked to evaluate God on some of the issues it is responsible for, voters give God its best rating on creating the universe, 71-5. They also approve of its handling of the animal kingdom 56-11, and even its handling of natural disasters 50-13. Young voters are prepared to be more critical of God on natural disasters with those 18-29 rating it 59-26 compared to 47-12 among those over 65."

Funny or Die: Black and Jewish

Real Uses of Google

Overheard at the Movies: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The Onion: Congress Continues Debate Over Whether Economy Should Be Ruined

Good times, good times. (TheOnion)

Daily Show: Jon Stewart Plays Soccer with USWNT

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
U.S. Women's World Cup Soccer Team
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Expand Twitter from 140 to 280 Characters

Need more space. (Slate)

Milbank: Congress is Middle School

Don't like something? Call it a name. (WashingtonPost)

Zakaria: How to Fix Congress

It's not just the Tea Party's fault. (WashingtonPost)

Republican War on Math

You can have your own opinion, but not your own arithmetic. (WashingtonPost)

Kristof: Bonuses for Billionaires

Since rich people create jobs and middle class people are lazy, we should inspire them by taxing the middle class and giving the money to rich people. (NYTimes)

How to Watch Inception



(Buzzfeed)

Jimmy Kimmel: Republican World of Warcraft Debate

Conan: Myq Kaplan Stand-Up

Colbert Report: Allen West vs. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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Congressional Partisan Rancor
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Colbert Report: Voter Fraud, Voter ID Laws, and Young People are Idiots

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Voter ID Laws
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Daily Show: Steve Carell Interview

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Steve Carell
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TFD Opinions: Republican Presidential Nomination Odds July 20

Change from last week in parentheses:

9. Newt Gingrich 2% (-1)- Newt's campaign has been just so bad that it's hard to imagine him even getting to Iowa let alone winning anything. He'll have to go back to scamming gullible people out of their money.

8. Rick Santorum 2% (-1)- Hasn't done anything to raise his profile and while he checks all the boxes for the right wing, it seems like Michele Bachmann has taken any chance he had to gain support.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

25 Celebrity Impressions in 4 Minutes of Richard III

Who Cares What's Playing?

The Power of the Internet

America's Got Talent: Silhouettes: God Bless America

Hey Ken Jeong, Three's a Crowd

6 Famous People Whose Identities Are Still Unknown

Maybe ask Rupert Murdoch to do some investigating. (Cracked)

Best Lacrosse Goalie Save Ever?

Pentagon Spending Higher Than During Cold War

Yet attacks on spending end at the Pentagon's edge. (AndrewSullivan)

Your Personality Makes You Fat

Impulsive people are more likely to overeat. (TheAtlantic)

Amish Teen Leads Police on Horse and Buggy Chase

His black mustang was an actual black mustang. (HuffingtonPost)

World's Coolest Pedestrian Bridges


(AOLTravel)

Kid at Giants Game is Pissed Off About Missing Foul Ball

2011 WSOP November Nine

Young pros continue to dominate. (ESPN)

Worst Congress Ever


Congress really is broken now. (ForeignPolicy)

Venn Diagram of Baseball Team Names


(Slate)

How Often Does the Best Team in Baseball Win the World Series?


(Slate)

New Weather Extremes

Records being broken all over the country. (MotherJones)

California Mansion Murder Mystery

Or maybe an accident or suicide? Weird case. (LATimes)

Why We Need Tabloids

Seriously? (NYTimes)

David Letterman: Steve Carell Interview

David Letterman: Hope Solo and Abby Wambach

Craig Ferguson: Rupert Murdoch Scandal Monologue

Colbert Report: Rick Perry for President, Yahweh for Vice President

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God calls Rick Perry to Run
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Colbert Report: Newt Gingrich and Moby Dick

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Newt's White Whale
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Daily Show: FOX News Mad About Media Piling On Murdoch Hacking Scandal

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Horrible Bosses - Fox News Won't Dumpster Dive
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Crazy Allen West Email to DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Allen West continues to one of the craziest members of Congress. (Politico)

Twins Announcers Fry Egg on Desk at Target Field

So hot you can actually fulfill the expression. (FOXSports)

Ronald Reagan Debt Ceiling Commercial

Harry Potter is Home Alone

Bill Clinton Supports Constitutional Option for Debt Ceiling

The White House has said it's not going to do it but maybe it should reconsider. (HuffingtonPost)

Sepak Takraw: Volleyball + Soccer + Kung Fu

How Game of Thrones Explains Foreign Policy

International relations in a fantasy world. (ForeignPolicy)

What Happens if the Government Defaults

The consequences of surpassing the debt ceiling. (Slate)

Robinson: Herman Cain's Bigotry

Herman Cain loves the Constitution except all the parts he doesn't really like. (WashingtonPost)

Brooks: The Road Not Taken

Missed opportunity by Republicans. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: FOX and Friends on Murdoch Hacking Scandal

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Blood in the Water
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Daily Show: Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter Interview

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Daniel Radcliffe
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Daily Show: National Bullshit Ceiling

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Armadebtdon 2011 - National Bulls**t Ceiling
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Monday, July 18, 2011

Conan: Bryan Cranston Shares Grapes From His Pants

Hardball: Chris Matthews Battles Grover Nordquist on Taxes

President Obama Speaks to College Students on Compromise

Eat This Not That: Chinese Takeout Edition

The correct answer is don't eat chinese takeout. (iVillage)

Movie Teaser Trailer: Dark Knight Rises

Hypocritical and Useless Signs


Geniuses at work. (Buzzfeed)

10 Worst Losses in USA Sports History

The Women's World Cup final joins the list. (SportsPickle)

The Onion: US Quietly Slips Out of Afghanistan in Dead of Night


Problem solved. (TheOnion)

The Undefeated: Sarah Palin Box Office Bust

Of course they try to spin it as positive. (TheAtlantic)

UAE Backwards Penalty Kick Video

Marlins Pitcher Falls Asleep During Game

In fairness to him, it is pretty boring to watch the Marlins. (LarryBrownSports)

Braves Fan in Wedding Dress Runs on the Field


Classy. (YahooSports)

MLB Power Rankings July 18

No changes at the top. (ESPN)

Elizabeth Warren for Senate?

Passed over for CFPB because Republicans weirdly hate her, maybe on her way to challenging Scott Brown. (MotherJones)

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Crazy Cat Lady?

Obama Family Watching Women's World Cup Final Photo

Bin Laden Was Planning Obama and Petraeus Assassination

Now Obama can say killing Bin Laden was self-defense. (Radar)

Laziness

Barry Potter and the Debtly Hallows

Sunday Cartoon: Gonna Make Obama Look So Bad

If Rupert Murdoch Hadn't Been Born

Shaq Accused of Kidnapping and Murders

Who's the key witness? Kobe? (Sportsgrid)

North Korea Soccer: Struck by Lightning, Took Steroids, Same Difference

The North Korean women's soccer team takes another turn for the weird. (Deadspin)

Television Teaching Bad Values

Fame is the top value that television teaches. (BHCourier)

Worst President of the 20th Century?

Was it JFK? (AndrewSullivan)

Women's World Cup Final Preview: USA vs. Japan

2:45 PM EST on ESPN, USA goes for the 1st title since 1999. (ESPN)

Law School Economics

The basic rules don't apply. (NYTimes)

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