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Bookflurries-Bookchat: Non, je ne regrette rien. The Battle Cry of Villains or Heroes?
Welcome to bookchat where you can talk about anything...books, plays, essays, and books on tape. You don’t have to be reading a book to come in, sit down, and chat with us. Non, je ne regrette ...
cfk 05/06/2015 35
IL-Sen: Tammy Duckworth (D) Leads The Fight To Protect Military Families From Predatory Lending
poopdogcomedy 05/06/2015 1
DC trip 2015...Legislators, ambassadors, Cspan and Dr. Reid..Oh my !
Vetwife 05/06/2015 20
Three Mile Island: A History of America's Worst Nuclear Accident
In 1970, nuclear power was assumed to be the bright future of humanity, providing us with nearly limitless quantities of cheap clean energy for the foreseeable future. Instead, by 1980, nuclear ...
Lenny Flank 05/06/2015 29
Analysis of Beached Grey Whale in British Columbia for Fukushima Radioisotopes
Grey Whale being dissected on Wickaninnish Beach April 23, 2015 The purpose of this diary is to report analyses carried out by the InFORM ...
MarineChemist 05/06/2015 12
Republicans who cut science budgets are not stupid. They're malicious. Goal: official ignorance
Somebody needs to wipe the climate-change-denying smile off Lamar Smith's mug. The story about Republicans in committee axing big hunks of government science budgets sparked a deluge of social ...
Meteor Blades 05/06/2015 112
Woozle Wednesdai
Those of you who already either know me ...
triciawyse 05/06/2015 98
Jade 15: Texas and the whole GOP Going Mad
My father died in a VA hospital in Waco, Tx. I grew up there. He was a US Army veteran of WWII. He served in the Signal Corps along the Ledo Road in Burma. After the war he studied electrical ...
Stuart Heady 05/06/2015 6
Why is Texas Miffed about the US Military's Activity There? (Image)
The original can be seen on and shared via The Why? Movement 's Facebook page by clicking ...
TheWhyMovement 05/06/2015 2
Republican Logic and Party Platform Planks, 2016
Put a conservative back in the White House and here is what we will do to take back this country for you, the people. This agenda will restore the proud dignity of our governmental institutions and ...
Wilburhorse 05/06/2015 2
[Updated]Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright dead at 92
Former House Speaker Jim Wright, who represented Fort Worth in Congress for 34 years before resigning during a storm of ethics allegations, has died. He was 92. Wright was a man of perplexing and ...
Catte Nappe 05/06/2015 7
Jade Helm 15
Watch as Jon Stewart presents "Fear and loathing . . . " oops I mean "Fear and Absent Danger" on the Daily Show. Enjoy ? ...
PriceRip 05/06/2015 3
This Guy Wants to be President: tin foil hat edition
Republican presidential candidates should have known they would be asked about Jade Helm 15, the military exercise in several southwestern states that has the nutty wing of the Republican Party, ...
ericf 05/06/2015 1
Jon Stewart dives into Texas takeover conspiracies and 'Lone Star lunatics' (VIDEO)
Pssst....Texas.....you're losing it. Last night's show started out with Jon and The Daily Show crew hilariously reminding everyone when it is and is not alright to shoot people over cartoon drawings.
Jen Hayden 05/06/2015 13
Deniers acknowledge Soon's wrongdoing… sort of.
In a desperate attempt to discredit the new study that finds Obama's EPA regulations will save 3,500 lives , JunkScience has a ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/06/2015 3
Meet the Jade Helm conspiracy theory: The federal government's plot to invade Texas
The sign behind him was supposed to say IDIOT, but nobody could spell it. The supposed _Jade Helm 15_ conspiracy may be the single stupidest thing to come out of Texas in 20 years, and for a state ...
Hunter 05/06/2015 296
The unbearable dumbness of American as*holery
Fight dumbassery everywhere you see it. We've been way too tolerant.
One Pissed Off Liberal 05/06/2015 289
The Daily Bucket - Lake Chabot Herons, Chickadee fledges
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
enhydra lutris 05/06/2015 59
Abstinence-Only TX High School Hit With Chlamydia
BWAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! From the Huffington Post (emphasis mine)... An outbreak of chlamydia at a high school in Texas has forced administrators there to send a warning note home to parents. ...
jawillie 05/06/2015 16
Adventures & Misadventures of an EV in the Country (Part 1)
I have owned or had use of plug-in electric vehicles for more than a decade starting with a production converted Pontiac Fiero with solar panels on it named Destiny2000 by its converter/...
joelado 05/05/2015 6
Top Comments: Cinco de Mayo Edition
::Pours margaritas for everyone here at Top Comments tonight:: It's Cinco de Mayo ! What does that mean other than we all drink tequila and eat tacos? Follow me below the orange burrito after a ...
brillig 05/05/2015 56
Climate Denying Governors - The Ball is in Your Court!
People know that climate change is a serious issue, and it's something that we need to take our collective heads out of the sand before we end up drowning on that tide-rising beach, and do something ...
walterhpdx 05/05/2015 3
Riding with Reagan - Part II
When we left our intrepid hero he was somewhere in darkest Texas, asleep at a Loves gas station. The day is long, and the night short. Yesterday he covered one thousand and fifty miles in a variety ...
twigg 05/05/2015 8
On "identity politics" and income inequality
While I've been hesitant to join in some of the more heated conversations about these topics of late, I have read with interest a few diaries and comment threads related to them. Forgive me for ...
BoiseBlue 05/05/2015 262
Texas State Senate passes bill to prevent local fracking bans
What about this gas tank's rights???? Because it wouldn't be the Lone Star State if there weren't oil and natural gas dripping from the ...
Walter Einenkel 05/05/2015 22
Sense-ability
In this post I will be applying Karen Barad's essay "On Touching- The Inhuman That Therefore I Am" to analyze David Foster Wallace's short story "Everything is Green" . A semester’s worth of ...
What A Pithy 05/05/2015 3
Indigo Kalliope: Poems from the Left: May's 1st Tuesday--Absorbing a Loss
My mother and our friend at my husband's and my wedding. As is often the case, I've composed a poem about what has been uppermost in my mind lately, having attended the memorial service for a ...
Kit RMP 05/05/2015 14
A Kossack Needs a Little Help
There are times when life gets a little financially rough. We have been asking for donations to help out elenacarlena . So far, we’ve raised enough to cover her rent payment (which was due ...
Ojibwa 05/05/2015 125
Texas high school that doesn't teach sex ed surprised by chlamydia outbreak
Gee, who would have guessed ? A Texas high school is in the middle of a chlamydia outbreak, officials say. But according to the school district's student handbook, it does not offer ...
FaithGardner 05/05/2015 128
Toosdai Critters
Those of you who already either ...
triciawyse 05/05/2015 96
High Concept, Low Cost: Daesh "claims" responsibility for Garland TX shooting
As expected in the kingdom of the one-eyed, Fox News tries to connect dots where none exist for farm-raised, catch-and-release violent extremists. Perhaps one of the now dead suspects was ...
annieli 05/05/2015 5
Indians 101: Huron Government and Law
Long before the European invasion of North America, five Iroquoian-speaking tribes formed a powerful confederation known as the League of Five Nations. The idea for this confederacy came from the ...
Ojibwa 05/05/2015 3
Martial Law in Texas
Since the folks reading DKos are politically astute, I was hoping you might want to play along with something I did today - I wrote to my elected officials requesting that all military bases and ...
FromRedtoBlue 05/05/2015 7
ISIL Prepared to Launch Massive Terror Strikes in Texas
By now all Kossacks have read about the cowardly, craven terrorists: ISIL “claimed responsibility for the attack outside the Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Garland, Texas In late breaking ...
kellyb2 05/05/2015 17
Top Comments: Non-Christian Christians
For decades now whenever I see intolerance, bigotry, hypocrisy, homophobia or the like it's almost certainly coming from someone who claims to be a "good, God fearing Christian". From the haters ...
Puddytat 05/04/2015 106
Study saying EPA rules will save 3,500 lives should be nailed to door of every naysayer in Congress
Curbing coal plant emissions would save lots of lives. Not that this matters to EPA haters. A new study published in the ...
Meteor Blades 05/04/2015 28
Moondai Furbutts: May We??
The lovely month of May is upon us, when a young (hearted) critter's fancy turns to whatever a young heart fancies. In the case of pooties, it's often...Fancy Feast.
The Marti 05/04/2015 122
UPDATE X 2: URGENT! Fellow Kossack Needs a Little More Help
Please keep tipping and recommending so as many people as possible will see this diary! We only have a day to accomplish our goal. THANK YOU! Due to a situation far beyond our control, the Derby ...
Most Awesome Nana 05/04/2015 119
Top Comments: Never Doubt... Edition
Tonight was my last teaching a class that I'll tell you a story about over the orange croissant and after a word from our sponsor... Here at Top Comments we strive to nourish community by ...
brillig 05/03/2015 46
Another update on Felicity
Our now three-legged cat came home just before Noon yesterday. We have her in a downstairs room. After several times when she hid behind bookcases where we could not reach her, I emptied the ...
teacherken 05/03/2015 12
Do we all live in a giant hologram?
The large scale universe projected onto a two-dimensional boundary There is an active field of research in cosmology and physics seeking to explain the cosmos in terms of a radical idea: we live ...
DarkSyde 05/03/2015 116
#sekritarmy cinco de mayo (pooties, woozles and such)
It's time to do some celebrating. We have been planning this for a while.
whoknu 05/03/2015 64
4 ShelterBoxes and 525 towards 5th and Matching funds still not exhausted!
There are still matching funds available!!!!! Donate here! https://35409.thankyou4caring.org/pages/donation-page----nepal-earthquake Can print the donation form here https://35409.thankyou4caring....
TexMex 05/03/2015 17
The Inoculation Project 5/3/2015: Physics in Baltimore
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
belinda ridgewood 05/03/2015 28
House Republicans launch direct attack on Earth Sciences slashing $300 to $500 million from NASA
Republican shills for Big Carbon are launching a direct assault on NASA funding designed to gut any future enhancements to the Earth Sciences capabilities to monitor changing conditions on our ...
Lefty Coaster 05/02/2015 33
Top Comments: CHKDSK Edition
So... my laptop decided it HAD to fail to boot, hang on startup, amd then demanded we CHKDSK. Needless to say, TC is delayed a bit so thank you for your patience. Follow me below the dingledoodle ...
brillig 05/02/2015 60
Community Quilt for Otteray Scribe's Daughter, CelticLassie URGENT
TrueBlueMajority's quilt It breaks my heart that this quilt is needed -- yet it is needed, urgently. UPDATE: The situation is dire. CelticLassie's brother and sister-in-law are on their way. ...
Sara R 05/02/2015 145
Derby Day Party and Fundraiser for elenacarlena
I am joining [Most Awesome Nana http://www.dailykos.com/user/Most%20Awesome%20Nana] and several others in the [Community Fundraisers http://www.dailykos.com/user/Community%20Fundraisers] ...
Most Awesome Nana 05/02/2015 180
Happee Caturdai Pootie Diaree
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 05/02/2015 50
Michigan Seismic Event -- 4.0
Michigan experienced a 4.0 seismic event ----8 kilometers south of Galesburg, MI -- at 12:23 PM today, Saturday. It shook my house in East Lansing, was noted by MSU employees and East Lansing ...
LakeSuperior 05/02/2015 7
Saturday Morning Home Repair Blog
Welcome again to Saturday Morning Home Repair blogging, where we talk about fixing up houses, doing repairs on all the things in and around them that are supposed to work but don't, and sprucing our ...
CodeTalker 05/02/2015 36
This week in science: stardrive?
There is great excitement in some corners of the space exploration community this week, as several NASA people opened up a discussion with engineers and others outside the agency over a mysterious,
DarkSyde 05/02/2015 91
Top Comments: Non-Story Story of the Week Edition
Chrislove 05/01/2015 44
How To Read A Seismic Hazard Map
Now that the USGS has preliminary come up with a way to quantify the short term hazard of potentially induced earthquakes it’s important to know what these maps are and mean.
terrypinder 05/01/2015 28
an update on Felicity
Yesterday, in this posting , I explained about our youngest (at 12 years 7 months) rescued cat, her cancer, and her forthcoming leg amputation because of a tumor that encircled the leg. She had to ...
teacherken 05/01/2015 11
Friedai Critters
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 05/01/2015 111
OMG ShelterBox it's almost 1:00 Eastern Standard time!!!
See my previous diary!
TexMex 05/01/2015 5
$100,000 matching opportunity for ShelterBox Hammer time!!!!
In my mailbox to ShelterBox Ambassadors .... There is a new huge $100,000 dollar Matching opportunity from the Latika and Rajiv Jain Foundation to match every dollar starting May 1 at 1:00!!!! ...
TexMex 05/01/2015 21
Boom! 4 ShelterBoxes bought 425 dollars toward box 5
(WLS photos) Donate here... https:
TexMex 04/30/2015 17
Fursdai Furries
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 04/30/2015 54
We have bought 2 ShelterBoxes: 300 toward new 500 match.
Donate here! https://35409.thankyou4caring.org/pages/donation-page----nepal-earthquake Hi everyone, Sorry for writing so late but I can't write till I am free from my baby duties. So....... So ...
TexMex 04/29/2015 14
Woozle Wednesdai
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 04/29/2015 40
2 Shelterboxes bought! 275 towards a new 500 match!
A Response Team volunteer message to donors. ShelterBox Response Team volunteer Becky Maynard has a message for donors and supporters which we're releaseing as she's 30,000 feet in the air flying ...
TexMex 04/28/2015 9
Toosdai Critters
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 04/28/2015 57
The other ones - overlooked aircraft of WWII
I struggled to come up with a decent title for this one. This is about the planes that were overshadowed by their more glamorous counterparts. Everybody loves Mustangs, Spitfires and Hellcats. I ...
Major Kong 04/28/2015 276
2 ShelterBoxes! 270 towards a New 500 match!
Well here I am still begging because.... it works! My last diary closes out Shelterbox 2!!!!!!!!!! http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/04/27/1380689/-Shelterbox-1-and-510-toward-Box-2 Donate here: ...
TexMex 04/27/2015 23
Shelterbox 1 and 785 toward Box 2
Donate here: http://shelterboxusa.org/involved.php?page=113 A message ...
TexMex 04/27/2015 14
Moondai Furbutts: It's Not So Bad!
Seeeeee????
The Marti 04/27/2015 77
ShelterBox 1: Match met! with 510 dollars towards next box!
Good Morning Daily Kos. Looks like another aftershock hit. 6.7 magnitude. http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/earthquake-aftershock-hits-nepal-and-india-magnitude-6-7-1.3049305 Got an offer to match $500.
TexMex 04/26/2015 53
Happee Caturdai Pootie Diaree
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 04/25/2015 95
ShelterBox Diary: Team getting ready for Nepal!
The diary on the earthquake is here by bevenroDEUX. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/04/25/1380209/-Breaking-7-9-Earthquake-in-Nepal ShelterBox is getting ready to go to India. Lots of ...
TexMex 04/25/2015 47
Friedai Critters
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 04/24/2015 71
He Could Have Been the Greatest Kossack There Ever Was. This is His Story. (Poll)
Had he lived in our times, he (we'll call him Bill) could have been a prominent blogger on Daily Kos. In fact, given his way with words and unique ability to coin new phrases, I'm sure he'd have ...
JekyllnHyde 04/23/2015 131
Fursdai Furries
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 04/23/2015 70

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