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Sundays, Sept. 5 – Nov. 14, 2010 Sunday 18-49 finals (prior Sunday finals in parentheses; repeats in gray: 9.3 (9.6) (----) (7.8) (----) (7.7) (----) (8.5) (10.5) (----) CBS Football 8.1 (7.4) (7.3) (9.8) (7.4) (6.7) (8.0) (7.3) (9.2) (9.6) NBC Football 3.9 (3.7) (----) (1.7) (----) (3.0) (4.2) (3.7) (2.2) (2.9) The Simpsons 3.8 (4.1) (3.5) (3.9) (3.9) (3.9) (4.4) (4.3) (----) (----) Desperate Housewives 3.4 (3.8) (----) (2.0) (----) (3.4) (4.0) (4.5) (2.4) (2.1) Family Guy 3.1 (3.0) (----) (1.2) (----) (2.6) (3.1) (3.1) (----) (1.9) Cleveland Show 2.8 (3.3) (2.6) (3.4) (3.5) (3.8) (3.4) (3.8) (----) (----) Amazing Race 2.7 (2.9) (3.0) (3.5) (3.6) (3.7) (4.0) (3.8) (2.4) (1.3) Undercover Boss 2.5 (2.5) (2.3) (2.5) (2.6) (2.7) (3.0) (2.9) (----) (----) Brothers & Sisters 2.5 (2.9) (----) (1.7) (----) (2.5) (3.0) (----) (----) (----) American Dad 2.5 (2.5) (2.7) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) The Walking Dead 2.3 (----) (2.6) (2.5) (2.7) (2.7) (3.2) (----) (2.0) (1.1) CSI Miami 2.2 (2.5) (1.8) (2.4) (2.3) (2.3) (2.6) (2.0) (1.4) (1.0) Extreme Makeover 1.7 (3.3) (1.4) (3.4) (2.2) (3.7) (2.0) (3.1) (2.7) (1.0) 60 Minutes 1.6 (1.6) (1.4) (1.8) (1.8) (1.5) (1.9) (----) (1.2) (1.4) AFH Videos 1.5 (1.4) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) Real Housewives Atlanta 1.2 (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) Sarah Palin’s Alaska 1.2 (1.5) (1.2) (1.2) (1.3) (1.1) (1.4) (1.5) (2.0) (----) Boardwalk Empire 1.0 (1.3) (----) (----) (0.9) (----) (1.2) (1.0) (0.9) (1.0) Kendra 0.9 (0.9) (0.8) (0.9) (0.9) (0.9) (0.8) (0.8) (----) (----) Dexter 0.8 (0.8) (0.7) (0.7) (0.9) (0.8) (0.8) (----) (----) (----) Next Iron Chef 0.7 (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) 19 Kids and Counting 0.6 (0.7) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) Married To Rock 0.6 (1.1) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) Shake It Up 0.5 (----) (----) (----) (0.6) (----) (----) (----) (0.5) (0.6) Good Luck Charlie 0.5 (----) (----) (----) (0.6) (----) (----) (0.6) (----) (----) Sonny With A Chance 0.5 (0.5) (0.4) (----) (0.6) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) Paranormal State 0.5 (0.7) (0.8) (1.1) (0.8) (1.1) (1.2) (0.9) (1.2) (0.9) Ice Road Truckers 0.5 (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) What The Sell 0.4 (0.4) (0.3) (0.5) (0.4) (0.4) (0.6) (0.5) (----) (----) Bored To Death 0.3 (0.2) (0.5) (0.3) (0.3) (0.4) (0.4) (0.4) (0.6) (----) Fantasia For Real 0.3 (0.2) (0.4) (0.4) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) (----) Football Wives

* “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” gave TLC its best series launch, but it was soundly outwatched Sunday night by another basic cable reality show, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” * Palin garnered less than half the rating scored by “The Walking Dead,” which maintains its status as cable’s top scripted series and Sunday’s top cable show. * “Undercover Boss” hit another all-time low. Last spring it consistently won its slot; now it languishes in fourth place. Its weakness seems to have hurt “CSI Miami,” which hit a new season (maybe series?) low. * “Boardwalk Empire” remains pay cable’s top current series.
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  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:14 p.m. CST

    Palin's success is basically akin to the highway rubberneck

    by terry1978

    You see a horrible, horrible accident, and everyone has to stop and look.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:18 p.m. CST

    I'm fine with Sarah Palin as a private citizen

    by jimmy rabbitte

    But I don't think she should ever be elected, to another public office. She should stick to being on television as an analyst and even TLC, for as long as they decide to carry the show. She is not qualified, to be president; and after the damage B.H. Obama is doing, we need a qualified candidate, to win in 2012.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:19 p.m. CST

    Impressed with Simpsons numbers..

    by Simpsonian

    too bad it was a crappy episode. There are still good ones but their few and far between. This years' Treehouse was quite good I thought...

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:20 p.m. CST

    The Simpsons top rated Sunday show not Football

    by Saen

    That quite impressive for a show almost as old as I am.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:20 p.m. CST

    Sarahs show had 5 million viewers... all time high for the TLC c

    by Sloppy2nds

    the chart listed here is focusing on one bracket ... good job in skewing the numbers to get a result you want to report on.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:22 p.m. CST

    you on are on a first name basis with that c**t?

    by Rupee88

    sorry had to say it, sloppy

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:24 p.m. CST

    RE: Sloppy2nds

    by Incomplete Gamer

    Herc has been reporting on the KEY DEMO (ages 18 - 49 year) for more than a year, so I don't think this comes as a shock to anybody. The key demo is important because, let's face it, this is the number that advertisers look at. This is the target audience, not 50+. Furthermore, if Herc was "skewing" the numbers to get the result he wants, then he would have found a way to make the Dollhouse numbers look good.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:36 p.m. CST

    Key demo numbers

    by Simpsonian

    saw a thing in the LATimes about why they go after that range. It's all about BRAND LOYALTY. They see it as a long term investment if they can get an 18+ hooked on their brand, where as a 50+ person is only going to support it for so long....

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:48 p.m. CST

    its only an 8 episode show

    by Sloppy2nds

    It got 5 million viewers. They arent looking for brand loyalty is a mini-series. The headline of this article is did Walking Dead beat palins show. If you look at the entire viewership which the headline suggests then no it didnt. FYI .. I watched Walking Dead.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:49 p.m. CST

    Crossover opportunity

    by CaptainAxis

    Who wouldn't watch Sarah Palin's Alaska Meets The Walking Dead? <p> Alternatively, you could make the obvious joke: The Walking Dead beat The Walking Braindead.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 7:50 p.m. CST

    I'm sure viewership will drop off

    by Dapper Swindler

    After the rubberneck wears off. I'm sure it will still stay pretty popular in middle America. Not that that implies anything good or bad.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 8:13 p.m. CST

    Palin Vs. Dead

    by Hercules

    It's true I usually don't bother with total viewers but, for the record, "Walking Dead" (with 5,074,000 viewers) beat "Sarah Palin's Alaska" (4,957,000 total viewers) in total viewers as well.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 8:23 p.m. CST

    What do Zombies and Sarah Palin have in common?

    by matchesmalone2380

    Both are brain dead. With jokes like that, I should write for Leno.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 9:45 p.m. CST

    The Palin/Dead Connection:

    by blackwood

    One is watched by zombies, the other is about them.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 10:01 p.m. CST

    this just in...

    by jay2517

    Two and a Half Men TROUNCES Conan in 18-49 AND total viewers. the viewers have spoken and have found Conan to suck! that has to be a valid comparison since they attract the same viewers and demo...right??

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 10:05 p.m. CST

    my daughter the great zombie killer

    by edge9000x

    would have killed sara palins alaskas ratings just like she kills zombies!u think shooting a kid on the walking dead is bad. she decapitated her zombie brother and she's only 7! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_J2wjHwQ4s

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 10:30 p.m. CST

    Sloppy2nds, not brand loyalty to the show...

    by Simpsonian

    loyalty to the product. i.e. creating Apple nerds, budweiser cultists, etc.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 11:21 p.m. CST

    The money demo is called that for a reason

    by Rupee88

    ratings don't mean anything if they don't produce anything for the network...so you need the younger audience.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 11:26 p.m. CST

    Palin/Dead

    by SanityKaos

    Why's he comparing Palin's show to The Walking Dead? Gee, I don't know! Maybe because THEY'RE ON AT THE SAME TIME!!!

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 11:27 p.m. CST

    Sunday nights just aren't Sunday nights....

    by Shermdawg

    ...when those Sunday nights don't offer a new Swamp People. Season two can't get here soon enough.

  • Nov. 16, 2010, 11:36 p.m. CST

    HA!!!

    by JaredP

    little miss sarah is the dead's bottom bitch suck on that tea bag you dumb fucking redneck cunt

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:06 a.m. CST

    The Walking Dead will Palin

    by Barmat

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:48 a.m. CST

    The problem for CSI Miami

    by The Great One

    is is its incinsistent timeslot. I've tried to DVR it as I'm not home on Sunday evenings and only get remains of Undercover Boss or other shows due to it being on the same day that NFL fooball has such unpredictable lengths. i can't record CSI:M because I've no idea when it'll show. I'm used to its quality at this point but this timeslot is absolutely killing the series... which I'm honestly think is what someone high up really wants.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1 a.m. CST

    The only brain-dead people...

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    Are the liberals who have MADE Sarah Palin into the financial, cultural and political phenomenon she's become, by their irrational and obsessed hatred of her. If she were as "insignificant" as you claim, you'd ignore her — rather than waste so much time, effort and money trying to destroy her — and she'd be as omnipresent as the LAST woman who ran for VP, Geraldine Ferraro.<p>But like I said, you guys are brain-dead, so you'll continue to achieve the exact OPPOSITE of what say you want — her disappearance from the public stage — with your non-stop jabbering about her. You am BIZARRO, indeed... :)

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:42 a.m. CST

    Oh, honey, people love Palin for the same reason they love Snook

    by AnnoyYou

    She's a moron and she makes folks think they too could have millions and a TV show of their very own someday, if only they'd "get lucky." The problem is that unlike Snooki, Palin honestly thinks she's capable of running this country. Ludicrous but also deadly. Palin WOULD actually declare war on Norway AND the Pacific Ocean and think it was both "cute" and "patriotic."

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2 a.m. CST

    Annoy You...

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    Obama was a half-term Senator who ALSO thought he was capable of running this country, and after only two years, actually HAS proven he's a moron. That's why his agenda got that "shallacking" a couple of weeks ago by the Independents who put him in office in the first place. It didn't take long. Palin's continues to show time and time again that both politically and financially, she's a hell of a lot smarter than the morons who continue mocking her. But like I said, you're simply too brain-dead to consider that she's largely a "Frankenstein" of your own creation. Silly liberal. ;)

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 2:13 a.m. CST

    CSI Miami was NOT a new ep

    by ahdvd

    Because of the pre-empting, they showed a repeat, if they showed an episode at all, so shouldnt it be greyed out this week?

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:32 a.m. CST

    TheGhostWhoLurks

    by Kai_Mah'gra

    Obama hasn't quit his job yet like a gutless redneck running some frontier State. <p> And the only people that Palin is smarter than are those Fly-over State morons who think she's actually remotely qualified to run this country, let alone a State or some Town on a backwater state in the middle of nowhere. <p> Oh and Liberals don't want Palin to disappear. Why would they want that? I mean she's practically the one who single handedly cost the Republicans the Senate in this mid-term elections and pulverized any chance McCain might have had in 2008. <p> In fact if Democrats are lucky, Sistah Sarah is a couple of months away from announcing a run for presidency and if Liberals are really really lucky, then she's a little over a year away from winning the Republican nomination so that she can get demolished in the General election by Obama with his hand tied behind his back. <p> The only people wishing she disappears are Republicans. Ask your buddy Karl Rove how he feels about her to see what I mean.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:49 a.m. CST

    the only reason to care about ratings

    by funkylovemonkey

    is that indicates whether a particular show will be cancelled or not. If you're really so insecure about what you enjoy watching that you need some sort of validation that it's 'popular' then you're an idiot. But ratings do directly influence advertisers who's money keeps these shows on the air (except in the case of paid channels, obviously). That's why it doesn't matter if you downloaded the show from a torrent afterwards or DVRed it and then watched it while skipping through the commercials, your viewing that show has no influence over whether it will continue to be renewed. That's also why only the 18-48 demographic is paid attention to on this website (as has been pointed out ad naseum), that demographic is the demographic that spends the most money. It's all about keeping track of which shows will be on the air.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:30 a.m. CST

    Why is Herc/the left obsessed with everything Palin?

    by FlandersBum

    Just seems weird. The left hasn't learned a simple lesson when it comes to her. Ignore her and she goes away.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 4:37 a.m. CST

    Wow, Herc says Palin basically tied with Walking Dead!

    by FlandersBum

    Didn't even notice how close it was...basically a tie. Thanks for clarifying that Herc...didn't realize it was that close. How's Conan doing anyways....haven't had a big update in awhile. Must mean his ratings aren't so hot anymore...

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 7:07 a.m. CST

    Meanwhile, Bristol Palin makes it to final of DWTS...

    by Fieldingm

    More than ever, it sucks to be a leftie....

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 7:21 a.m. CST

    Good to see the simpsons doing so well

    by Redhead_Redemption

    Fans that complain about the show not being as good as it once was are just stupid, this current season is pretty good, both the Halloween episode and this past sundays eps, were very funny<P>Now come on FOX renew the show past it's contract, I really don't want next year to be it's last

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 7:22 a.m. CST

    Older People don't buy shit

    by shutupfanboy

    Mostly groceries and diapers. The key demographic will buy the DVDs, shirts, figures, comics and more. I also think Sarah will bottom out by the second or third episode. If anything it shows how stupid people in voting for her in the first place. The key demographic usually has money while the older is living off of fixed economies.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 7:23 a.m. CST

    Walking Dead is amazing

    by Judge Briggs

    Man, I keep checking the remainder of the time left in Walking Dead because I don't want it to end... esp last week's episode- kept thinking, FUCK: no way we're getting the city infiltration ... and then, we only have 3 eps left until Oct 2011 which is like a million years away ...

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:37 a.m. CST

    ^Going to bookmark that for when I can't sleep

    by JohnWayneWasGay

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:55 a.m. CST

    TheGhostWhoLurks

    by smackfu

    No one is trying to 'destroy' Palin. To quote Stephen Colbert, 'the liberal media is using it's two greatest weapons - record, and play'. The only thing that gets you on the news rotation saying something stupid...is SAYING SOMETHING STUPID IN FRONT OF A CAMERA.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:59 a.m. CST

    TheGhostWhoLurks

    by smackfu

    Also, your assumption that we want her off the public stage is incorrect. She's fun to laugh at, and keeps comedy shows rolling in material...it's like having Bush in office again, but without any of the horrifying consequences.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:10 a.m. CST

    My aunt watched SP's show

    by adml_shake

    and she said it looked like it was some thing one of her PR people put together.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 9:32 a.m. CST

    I would eat Miss Palin like a zombie...

    by Fah-Cue

    Certain parts of her body I would work slowly, though.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:11 a.m. CST

    Palin is Einstein next to Alvin Greene

    by SierraTangoFoxtrotUniform

    But he's a black democrat so you won't hear too much about his complete lack of any brain activity in that empty, neanderthalic-looking head of his.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 11:54 a.m. CST

    I'm a liberal and I don't hate Palin

    by Klytus_I.m_Bored

    Why bother to hate her? She's just another cunty PTA bitch. She just has a bigger microphone than the cooze down the street that seethes with rage when someone bakes tastier cookies than her for the Frogballs, Arkansas baptist church bake-a-thon. She's nothing.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 12:06 p.m. CST

    I thought Sarah Palin WAS the walking dead

    by trekguy1966

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 1:17 p.m. CST

    Palin @ 0.5 by the final ep

    by BrannigansLaw

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3 p.m. CST

    HEY PALIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by DangerDave

    HEHEHEYEHEYEY FUCK YOU!

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:13 p.m. CST

    All Palin needs is a bootleg sex tape

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    And her conversion to Pop Cunt will be complete.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:21 p.m. CST

    Only a FUCKING MORON

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    Would think that a political candidate doing well on a FUCKING REALITY SHOW is somehow good for that person's politics!</p><p>Remember, it was the hypocritical RIGHT who said Obama wasn't qualified to be President because he was "a celebrity like Paris Hilton". Guess Sarah said "Sounds like a good idea, now get me a fucking facebooka ccount!"

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 3:24 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin is Peggy Hill made flesh

    by tangcameo

    Seriously! Both have this overwhelming enthusiasm and self confidence at something they are actually pretty bad at (Sarah politics - Peggy spanish class). I want to ask the GOP, "Is that the best female Republican candidate you can find? Are you sure?" I worry about you guys in the US; haven't truly dealt with 9/11 and you're looking more and more like the America I've seen in movies like Robocop and The Running Man and a few others I can't remember right now.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:03 p.m. CST

    I hate Sarah Palin and I don't care who knows it

    by I am_NOTREAL

    If things are bad now with Obama, just let that moron in the White House and see what happens.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:05 p.m. CST

    Christ, Herc...

    by BILLY_BOOMSTICK

    Give it a rest with this shit.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:07 p.m. CST

    We get it... you REALLY don't like Sarah Palin

    by BILLY_BOOMSTICK

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:19 p.m. CST

    if you watch family guy and not AMERICAN DAD

    by torontoxic

    you're a tard and know nothing of funny

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:37 p.m. CST

    When IS the "Stolen" Bootleg Sex Tape...

    by The Dreaded Rear Admiral

    Going to make it's appearance? There's bound to be one out there. I am with Return of Fett on this.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 5:57 p.m. CST

    Family Guy FTW. Also - CBS fucked up big with CSI: Miami

    by JuanSanchez

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 6:05 p.m. CST

    LMMFAO@the fact that Palin..

    by Stalkeye

    ...said she could beat Obama if the presidential election was held today. what a arrogant delirious cunt. fuck her and the walking dead!(No, not the AMC series but her blind supporters that consists of overbreeders, right to lifers, misinformed mouthbreathers, rednekkk racists, religon freaks..in other words, the tea party and wingNUTS.)

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:21 p.m. CST

    Here's the really funny thing about you batshit liberals...

    by Immortal_Fish

    You think Palin is some outrageous ignoramus too stupid to tie her own shoes. But then you go ahead and install Joe "stand up, Chuck!" Biden and SanFranNan Pelosi as number one and number two heartbeats away in line for the presidency.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:21 p.m. CST

    smackfu, re: "two greatest weapons - record, and play"

    by Immortal_Fish

    Indeed. Here's our VP, folks...<br /> <br /> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmRXH7RkCZQ

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 8:55 p.m. CST

    Palin T-shirt

    by Triple_J_72

    The chick in the ad is hot, but having that bitch Palin's face on the t-shirt is such a turn-off.

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10 p.m. CST

    Stalkeye

    by MJs_Cold_Dead_Pale_Corpse

    You're right about Palin being a delirious cunt...but you would also fall in the delirious cunt column if you believe that Obama is doing a great job...or even a good job...a fair job....any job?....fuck what is he doing?! yeah you're a cunt too

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10:02 p.m. CST

    liberalism = brain cancer

    by MJs_Cold_Dead_Pale_Corpse

    only cure....a shotgun blast to the face....and vagina

  • Nov. 17, 2010, 10:41 p.m. CST

    So Palin is bringing in more viewers than Conan?

    by hulkdog

    5 million for the former Governor, 4.2 million for Conan. Spin, Herc, spin!

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:07 a.m. CST

    She went on every morning talk show

    by paulloch

    plus the Fox News network promoted this show like no tomorrow for 2 weeks solid. Of course it got a big rating, but who is out promoting Walking Dead. No-one. So, its ratings are more amazing. Honestly, Jerry Bruckheimer saved CBS with his shows, he deserves better than the slow death his CSI franchise is getting. And they don't promote Amazing Race like they do Survivor or their sitcoms. What do they have against JB?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 1:15 a.m. CST

    I Admire Palin's Supporters

    by Akira Cowabunga

    It must take courage to reveal your ignorance to everybody. Palin supporters are so proud of their ignorance and lack of true education! They are pleased with their lack of reason and their dangerous tastes in simplistic politics. But I guess it might be that they are such simpletons that they don't realize they are trumpeting their stupidity to the world. They may actually thing they're doing a smart thing. Which makes them terminally ignorant. When challenged over their support of the Great Simple One, they often turn belligerent because they have no sound argument for her political viability. They're like children, really. Extremely stupid children, who never learn and grow. Retarded children, I guess. Retarded children who will rape other children because they think it's funny.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:31 a.m. CST

    smh

    by HongKongCavalier

    partisanship and political PoV aside, she's so dumb it hurts.<p></p> ... and to think, the only reason she gets to spread her stupidity to the masses is because she was picked as an answer to who Republicans thought would win the Democratic nomination.<p></p> Did I mention she's dumber than toe jam?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:55 a.m. CST

    oh yeah, for the record:

    by HongKongCavalier

    I am NOT a "liberal"; I certainly HAVE lived in Socialist countries; I am NOT a Democrat.<p></p> I am an American.<p></p> However, unlike most of my fellow Americans, not only do I not blindly follow a specific party, but I am well aware that anything comprised of more than one is only as strong as the weakest component.<p></p> So while complaining about "Big Government" and "ObamaCare" and the laundry list of other things on the "Whine Du Jour" list, you can answer your won questions regarding what Obama has done so far: he's tried to have the Federal Government do what it was meant to do.<p></p> If States don't have healthcare in place that allows treatment to a retiree on a fixed income, then the Federal Government offers an option ... o-p-t-i-o-n ... to companies & employees to ensure that future retirees don't face the same obstacles to proper healthcare.<p></p> Is there REALLY an argument that Wall Street has been the life blood of this country's economy? Is there still any doubt that Wall Street had absolutely no real regulation on how it conducted business? Didn't Obama institute long overdue oversight and regulatory processes?<p></p> Where was the American Automobile Industry headed? What would be the proper word to describe where it would be today if not for the bailout?<p></p> These are bad things ... how?<p></p> After 8 years of bullshit from Clinton and another 8 years of cronyism by Dubya/Cheney, the one thing that should be agreed on is the respect & class Obama has brought back to the Presidency. What else would you call his reaction to having a Senator scream "YOU'RE A LIAR" during his speech?<p></p> Don't get it twisted, I do NOT think he's deserves a high grade so far. However, to call his proposals "socialism" is ignorant and to overlook what he's actually trying effect is shortsighted.<p></p> ... and for those who hung on his every word during the campaign and expected him to wave the ObamaWand and cure this country's problems: you should be the LAST people calling Palin Supporters the walking dead.<p></p> Blindly following anything based on what you're told and/or party affiliation leads to overlooking things like the now Republican Senate looking to strike down economic relief to the people and families of the people who were first to respond at Ground Zero.<p></p> That's neither a Democratic, Liberal, Republican, nor Conservative no brainer ... it's an American No Brainer.<p></p> There's something for those megaphones

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 8:14 a.m. CST

    Obama supporters = Pedophiles

    by MJs_Cold_Dead_Pale_Corpse

    Fact....I looked it up on wikipedia

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:16 a.m. CST

    Really? "Walking Dead" vs. "Sarah Palin?"

    by Subtitles_Off

    A series about zombies that manages to be a boring soap opera, and a "traveloguey" thing about how beautiful a state is that the subject wants to rape and exploit and turn into a smoking crater. <P>Combined, that's ten million dumbasses who are avoiding doing something productive, meaningful, or, even, useful with their hour.<P>Who --- besides Herc --- gives a fukk?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:25 a.m. CST

    Fareal

    by Gezoes

    Are you mad? Nobody here has the intelligence to grasp that. I'm amazed how even a American converstation about a flat tire results in a digital civil war between just two parties. It's sooo 19th century.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:29 a.m. CST

    subtitles...

    by just pillow talk

    Yeah, that's pretty much what Walking Dead is so far. I'll give it another shot next week if I remember to, but if it continues to be like that, I'm out.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:41 a.m. CST

    Sarah Palin elicits so much hate from gay men and angry

    by maverick68

    feminists because she is self-made, attractive and very successful....this message board is proof of the hate I speak of....

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:05 p.m. CST

    paulloch, re: "who is out promoting Walking Dead. No-one."

    by Immortal_Fish

    "who is out promoting Walking Dead. No-one."<P>There were hundreds of actors dressed up as zombies in over 20 cities during rush hour. Plans even included the Washington Mall.<P>You glittering jewel of colossal ignorance.<P>http://theclicker.todayshow.com/_news/2010/10/25/5347957-zombies-take-to-the-streets-in-walking-dead-promotion

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:13 p.m. CST

    "respect & class Obama has brought back to the Presidency"

    by Immortal_Fish

    Oh, wow.<P>Making the Israeli Prime Minister enter and leave thru the service door?<P>Calling people that don't vote for him "enemies" that should "get in the back seat"? Gosh, I wonder what the black fellah meant by that.<P>Skipping out Veteran's Day two years running?<P>The incessant apologizing and bowing. Good grief, all the bowing.<P>And I'd like you to inform me where in the Constitution it is stated that a citizen must purchase something else they are breaking the law.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:51 p.m. CST

    GOOD TO KNOW IMMORTAL FISH HAS MORE RESPECT

    by BringingSexyBack

    for the Israeli prime minister than for his own President. I hope he never calls himself an American.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 12:57 p.m. CST

    YEAH, ALL THAT BOWING IS HORRIBLE

    by BringingSexyBack

    Good fucking grief, find something important and substantial to complain about.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:13 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin "is self-made, attractive and very successful"

    by Subtitles_Off

    as her TV program is apolitical.<P> as her daughter is an inspiration to teens.<P> as Jon Stewart is a political force.<P> Self-made. Um, hardly. Hundreds of thousands of dollars are being spent propping her up.<P>Attractive. That's all on you "maverick." Different strokes, I guess, for different lipsticked pig-fukkers.<P>Very successful. She's a quitter. She left the office she was elected to because she couldn't do it. Um, that's not a success. She couldn't even get the citizens of the state she abandoned to vote for her choice for replacement. Um, another one in the loss column. She was so successful at keeping her daughter's legs closed that she thinks she can tell me how to raise my children. Um, whatever she does, I'll just do the opposite. I don't know how you measure success. When she runs "to beat Obama" in 2012 and is roundly dismissed as a joke, I guess we'll know how successful she is. She's successful at getting her aw-shucksy stupid ass in front of audiences who are dumb enough to swoon over every wink and folksy hand-job. Set your bar, higher, "maverick."<P>A notch above "dumbass" will be fine. Baby steps. I'm not advocating that you hurt yourself.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 2:20 p.m. CST

    SUNDAY NIGHT JO MATERIAL

    by RottNElsewhere

    Yes, for fuck's sake (Palin, good thing it only took me 3 mins to blow 'cause the channel had to change); -for flanboy's sake, the little Ghoul Show (though now its pushin it; I had to think back to DOTD 78 to get over the hump). This back/forth here is more entertaining (esp from those who chase tails/still believe in ghosts ie democracy, the two-party system, rational discourse), though for the 3 mins I'm here it don't pop the load, so- Tail to chase elsewhere (what was I thinking?)-

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:10 p.m. CST

    Subtitles_Off likes Obama's Caramel dick

    by MJs_Cold_Dead_Pale_Corpse

    in his ass....so uh yeah, ofcourse he doesn't wanna bang that MILF

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:12 p.m. CST

    I'D SEND THIS GUY TO CONGRESS IN A HEARTBEAT

    by BringingSexyBack

    When a Tempe homeless man found an abandoned backpack at a train station stocked with a laptop and $3,300 in cash, he deliberated about what to do -- and decided to turn it in. <p> ABC 15 reports that Dave Tally, who lost his home several years ago, called the Tempe Community Action Agency, a local homeless advocacy group, for assistance. <p> Tally told ABC 15: <p> "It's not something I wish anybody would have to go through because that's rough choices. There's a lot of things I could have taken care of but the fact of the matter was it was not my money. I didn't earn it." <p> It turns out the backpack belonged to an Arizona State University student, Bryan Belanger. His belongings went missing five days before, so he hadn't expected to see them again. Tally's kind return moved him: <p> "This is the greatest thing I've ever experienced, I think. It is really is a lesson to keep your faith in people. Character exists no matter what your circumstances are." <p> http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/18/homeless-man-turns-in-bac_n_785558.html

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:22 p.m. CST

    Which guy?

    by Subtitles_Off

    The honest homeless guy? Wow, what a shock! Some people in poverty have scruples! Ain't America just wunnerful?<P>Or, the ASU student walking around with $3300 in cash in his back-pack who wants to give speeches about Character? 'Cause we've got plenty of the latter already in Congress, and I don't have any idea what experience the homeless guy has to be able to govern.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:41 p.m. CST

    WHERE'D YOU EXPECT HIM TO HOLD $3,300?

    by BringingSexyBack

    You can't fit that much money in a wallet dumbass.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 3:51 p.m. CST

    Yeah, Sexy. Focus on the where.

    by Subtitles_Off

    That's what I was getting at. Backpack vs. wallet. THAT'S the issue. Not homeless guy vis-a-vis pampered college kid. Or, the idea that this represents anything of importance vs. the state of the U.S. Government. Or, condescending crap about Character vs. Bristol Palin on "Dancing With The Stars." C'mon Huffington Post! News we can USE.<P>Look, Sexy, there's a photo of Ryan Reynolds shirtless. (And you called me a dumbass.)<P>This seems as good a place as any, while I'm at it, what's all this whining about the poor Palin kids and how the press should leave them alone? Um, their mother wants to project herself as some tough-ass "Mother Grizzly," I think the results of her parenting skills are essential fodder for the grist. When Obama's daughter starts writing crap on facebook, I want to know about that, too.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:20 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin sucks ass.

    by HelveticaConspiracy

    When will the media catch on?

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 4:22 p.m. CST

    THE OUTRAGE AMONGST THE DWTS COMMUNITY IS INTENSE

    by BringingSexyBack

    If Jennifer or Kyle get booted next week there will be blood on the dance floor.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 5:24 p.m. CST

    HelveticaConspiracy

    by MJs_Cold_Dead_Pale_Corpse

    When they realize that Obama is a failure

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 5:49 p.m. CST

    BringingNaziBack

    by Immortal_Fish

    "for the Israeli prime minister than for his own President. I hope he never calls himself an American."<P>Mischaracterizing my words? Is that all you got? Of course it is. Wear the uniform, then come talk to me about calling myself an American.<P>You were one of the same asshats that panned Beck's rally. Meanwhile, Resident Owebama was only mentioned once, positively, and in prayer. Despite that, you still reveled in the negativity you liberals claim to call tolerance.<P>You're such an insufferable poop thief.<P>"Good fucking grief, find something important and substantial to complain about."<P>What? Like how he mispronounced "corpsman" worse than Dubya butchered the word "nuclear"? Up your ass you fucking clown.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 6:17 p.m. CST

    There's a DWTS community?

    by Subtitles_Off

    Who knew? I thought only old Grandmas watched shows like "Dancing With The Stars" and "American Idol."<P>You can learn something new everyday, if you keep your mind open.<P>Like, today. I learned that not only is Sarah Palin a failure as an elected public servant - quitter! - she's also a really terrible parent. She's raised a couple of truly ugly, foul-fingered, and unchaste daughters. She sucks as a Mama Grizzly, too.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 9:39 p.m. CST

    Subtitles_Off

    by MJs_Cold_Dead_Pale_Corpse

    You were raised and molested by two gay men....and Obama is a incompetent Muslim Cocksucker

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:03 p.m. CST

    INSUFFERABLE_FISH

    by BringingSexyBack

    Mischaracterize you? As if that was even necessary or worth the time. You're the most unoriginal poster here. You can't even come up with an original insult, having to steal "poop thief" from Fett. <P> So yeah, why don't you move to Israel and worship at Netanyahu's feet. I'm sure he shares in your contempt for our President. You traitorous little weasel.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Immoral_Fish, You Fool!

    by Akira Cowabunga

    You're one of those idiots I was talking about. The arrogant ignorant kind who takes only a passionate speech by a political stooge to establish your opinions. Anybody who fervently supports the GOP or the Dems is an idiot. Both parties have promised us everything for decades and look where we are. Each side blames the other for their lack of success, when in fact none of them are doing a thing for us. They're only making themselves "successful" at our cost. Go ahead and hate the Dems, but if you're not equally hating the GOP, then you're a deluded fool, and have played right into the hands of your puppet masters. Congratulations, idiot. You're one of those who's helping bring this country down. And you don't even know it. God, now THAT'S stupidity.

  • Nov. 18, 2010, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Cocksucker

    by Al Swearengen

    That would be MJs_Cold_Dead_Pale_Corpse. And by that, I mean he sucks the cock of the equine.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 3:21 a.m. CST

    Goodness gracious, I'm so damn sick of this shit.

    by thebearovingian

    These moronic political talkbacks. The disgusting comments. All the clearly self-deluded and blindly hateful TBers. Pitiful.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 6:33 a.m. CST

    thebearovingian

    by just pillow talk

    Clearly it's because they didn't get a green ring sent to them.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 9:07 a.m. CST

    Subby, you're wrong about Walking Dead

    by THAT_SAID_THE_CHOPPAH

    Did you watch the last episode? What soap opera have you seen ever that had a scene with a racist biker thug handcuffed to the top of a building asking God for forgiveness and promising to change his ways if God helped him just this once and then quickly reverting back to his toughguy persona and telling God that he'll doesn't need his help and will never beg for it. This was one of the most honest scenes I've seen on tv in a long time and it came from a bit character.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 9:10 a.m. CST

    Oh, and Palin is the Cindy Sheehan of the Right

    by THAT_SAID_THE_CHOPPAH

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 9:47 a.m. CST

    "When Obama's daughter starts writing crap on facebook...

    by DoctorWho?

    "...I want to know about that, too."<p> Really? And you think about BSB is ranting about non-issue bullshit???

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 1:32 p.m. CST

    Immortal_Fish oh no you did not

    by DeusExMachina

    Just compare Sarah Palin to Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden. I'm not fans of either one of them, but they are smarter than fucking Sarah Palin. I'm not saying that she's a total retard because she's making money so she's obviously doing something right. But to put Pelosi and Biden in the same category is stupid. I would feel a hell of a lot safer with those two, or any of the Republicans who ran for office in 08, over Sarah Palin.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 2:49 p.m. CST

    DeusExMachina oh no you did not

    by DoctorWho?

    I have been listening to Biden for years and there's a reason people in politics call him 'Slow joe Biden'. I could post you some clips that would make your head spin. Now, i'm not saying Palins' smarter than he...given enough time she may rack up enough gaffes to compete with him. I hate neither of them. They both seem pretty neighborly people.<p> Palosi on the other hand...she is off the reservation. Don't you see it in her eyes? I'm not even being mean when I say I think she is crazy. I have liberal friends and family member who agree. They can see it too. <p> If you think her "... we have to pass the bill (Obamacare) so that you can find out what is in it" comment is the mark of an intelligent, capable person then whatever. <p>

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 2:50 p.m. CST

    Typo hell. Please forgive.

    by DoctorWho?

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 2:56 p.m. CST

    OH NO, YOU DI'N'T!!!

    by THAT_SAID_THE_CHOPPAH

    Biden's an average joe (pun intended). Bush said much more stupid things than Biden by far, but I still would not say that Bush is devoid of intelligence. That said, I don't like Pelosi very much. I too see the crazy eyes and I hate her forced smile. I am also very disappointed that the Dems chose her again as their leader in the House given that she is largely the face of what people voted against. That said, both Biden and Pelosi are genius' compared to Palin.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 3:12 p.m. CST

    OH NO, YOU DI'N'T!!! ( Plus fingersnap & head rotation)

    by DoctorWho?

    Dude, how about the time at a speech when Biden introduced Senator Chuck Graham (who's in a wheelchair) and told him to stand up so the crowd could see him.<p> Or when talking about Dunkin' Donuts he said "You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent.... I'm not joking." <p> Now, these are funny. Shit happens. I get it. I don't post these as any kind of 'gotcha' bullshit....But take those same incidents I just posted and play them in your mind with Palin saying those things....<p> Holy shit...the media would be calling her a stupid bitch and there would be SNL skits abound. <p> An irrational hostility toward Palin magnifies EVERYTHING she does.

  • Nov. 19, 2010, 3:42 p.m. CST

    OH NO, YOU DI'N'T!!! ( Plus chicken neck)

    by THAT_SAID_THE_CHOPPAH

    Dr., you may be right. I find Palin more annoying than I do unintelligent, but I think that says more about how incredibly annoying she is than it does about her intelligence.