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|GA: Trashy is as trashy does.
It's all around!!!
|Notes and Speculation on a Religion: Americanism
|Overnight News Digest: Texas Shooting Edition
|Logistics of a New Resistance Movement
Or, Where's the App for Revolution ?
|Open thread for night owls: Ask your doc if this birth control is right for you. Now ask your boss
In case you can't see the video here, try ...
|Stewart Resnick is on UC Davis Chancellor's Board of Advisors
|The Daily & Nightly Shows
|'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is a fun ride and a bloated mess
In a weekend with a lot of entertainment distractions, including a boring "fight of the century," thoroughbred ...
|David Bly on the "Big Picture" of Minnesota Ag and Outdoors
|So What did Wildstein tell the U.S. Attorney anyways
|Top Comments: Non-Christian Christians
|Replace the TPP with a $100 trillion world program to stop climate change
|The Grieving Room: my quilt is so beautiful! THANK YOU ALL
|Pew Research study on public support for unions: More than one might think
One might think with all the union-bashing in corporate media, Faux News, multiple levels of government, and the general rhetoric, that unions are decidedly unpopular among Americans as a whole. ...
|We're losing rural hospitals across the nation
Rural communities are facing a heightened healthcare crisis as hospitals are closing at an alarming rate around the country, with the highest ...
|GEO Corp Holds Annual Shareholders' Meeting; Dream Defenders Show Up
On Wednesday, the 29th of April, GEO Corporation held its annual shareholders' meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. A little back story: GEO Corporation, if you don't know, is the largest prison for ...
|Welcoming Members to the Club No One Wants to Join: Newly Diagnosed with Cancer (plus book question)
There are worse conditions than cancer. I'll leave it up to each of you to fill in the blank with your own nominations, since what "worse" means is undoubtedly idiosyncratic. Recently, most ...
|Carly Fiorina's Campaign Slogan:
That is all.
|Two Guys martyring themselves for mostly middle-school art class projects
In the tradition of the 19th Century Salons des Refusés (sic). RWNJ Pam Geller and AFDI paid as much for police protection as she awarded to the winner of an art competition that mostly featured ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/4/15
Welcome to Kitchen Table Kibitzing! Tonight is Open Thread Night. Please make yourself at home and enjoy the company of our community!
|Monday Murder Mystery: 2015 Agatha & Edgar Award winners
On April 29th, in New York City, the Mystery Writers of America announced the 2015 Edgar Award winners. A Monday Murder Mystery (MMM) diary with all of the nominees can be ...
|The Evening Blues - 5-4-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
|You probably don't want to hear this but California is using water left from fracking to water crops
It is completely counter-intuitive to turn in to suffering. In fact, most people spend their entire lives trying to aim for pleasure and avoid suffering. The problem with that strategy is that ...
|The two sides of religious persecution
This post is aimed mainly at Americans. Religious persecution has two sides: the persecuted, and the persecutor. You are the persecuted if you are being hassled for, or prevented from, ...
|Lori Renee Fye||05/04/2015||39|
|Religious Freedom for all- is it really for all?
Have you heard about the new fangled cry for "Religious Freedom"? Has it penetrated your psyche as it seems to have penetrated the right wing conservative mass? Religious freedom, that's a GOOD ...
|Coming false GOP meme: Obama lost Syria
The American news media is waking up to the fact that the tide of war has turned against President Bashar al-Assad of Syria. The instrument of this change has been the Nusra Front -- al Qaeda'...
|Didn't get indicted? That's good news for Chris Christie
You know the standards for a political party have fallen considerably when indictments against some of a governor's top staffers and appointees for crooked doings is ...
|The reason Ben Carson can't win? Ben Carson
It has been clear for some time now that would-be ...
|Satanists in Missouri argue that abortion 'waiting periods' violate their religious beliefs
The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings It's hard to figuratively pick up the newspaper these without seeing something concerning ...
|Ohio abortion clinics cut in half following stringent abortion measures enacted by Gov. Kasich
Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed ...
|This Should Be Interesting
I have Reid home from the hospital. The foot doesn't look as bad as I feared it would. He doesn't appear to be in pain and is glad to be home. Because of the long narrow shape of his foot I don't ...
|"Volcanoes" of gas, mud (chemicals?) and water erupt during drilling.||Pakalolo||05/04/2015||11|
|Street Prophets Coffee Hour: Hard Boiled Eggs
This is an Open Thread / Coffee Hour and all topics of conversation are welcome. Today's suggested topic Hard Boiled Eggs . What is for ...
|Small Obamacare pilot program reaps 'significant' Medicare savings
The healthcare wonks putting the Affordable Care Act together back in 2009-10 had a lot of ideas about a lot of small, varied projects that could reduce healthcare spending. They tried one of them�
|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 ...
|We still can't believe the 'issue' that's dominating the mayor's race in Anchorage
Democratic candidate Ethan Berkowitz Tuesday's runoff in Alaska's largest city has turned an incredibly nasty affair. Over the last week, the contest has revolved around whether Democrat Ethan ...
|Boehner: 'Ask any employer' about Obamacare, so hey, ask me!
Obamacare is such a failure, it can't even kill the jobs Republicans said it would!
|Bernie Sanders' Run Can Help the US Less War Movement
A key problem confronting Americans who would like to see the US involved in less war is that as Peter Beinart recently noted in the Atlantic: It's also notoriously hard to mobilize Americans ...
|Allow me to dream
That 2012 Bernie Sanders Speech That Could Help Him Win In 2016 - VIDEO http://wp.me/p23YZR-fLE #LiberalsUnite via @JesusChitChat I once wrote that ElizabethWarren should run for president. I think ...
|Scientists abandon California snowpack measurement, because–why bother?
Nothing to see here! Two years ago, scientists at UCLA predicted there would ...
|Home at last: Thank you again everyone
Hello all, Just wanted to write a short diary thanking 2Thanks and the community for your many kind words, thoughts and prayers. I was just discharged and came home about an hour ago, and I was ...
Hina Wong-Kalu is a māhū . That is the native Hawaiian term for a person who embodies both male and female spirit. In the language of Western culture a māhū would ...
|Midday open thread: Minimum wage boost hits bullseye, executions don't hit worst of the worst
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Responses to Baltimore :
|Sen. Gillibrand's report finds military sexual assault still 'vastly underreported'
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York said Monday that sexual assaults committed by members of the military continue to be "vastly underreported" even as the military claims to be making progress ...
|Farewell, but not exactly goodbye
|Scott Walker celebrates Star Wars Day by being creepy on the internet
I have seen many attempts at political self-promotion over the years, but this may be the first time a presidential candidate's ...
|Republican voters once again consumed by fear and 'values'
He might just make the cut with primary ...
|Incredible color footage of Berlin at the end of World War II
German men and women cleaning up the remains of Berlin after World War II. Watch the mesmerizing color footage of a bombed and burned out Berlin—taken in July 1945—roughly two months after ...
|Bipartisan group of House members plot to strengthen NSA reforms
Congress has a little under a month to reauthorize expiring provisions of the ...
|Iran nuclear review act: Is it lose-lose for Republicans?
Whoops. Even though the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act most likely will pass the Senate by a large majority, the superhawks, pushed by Sens. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and president-wannabe Marco Rubio (R-
|"we do not spare ammo – we unload, we use as much as possible" - Breaking the Silence on Gaza
In the summer of 2014, 2,205 people were killed in Gaza. 547 children were among those killed and over 1,000 were permanently disabled. Entire families died in their homes as a result of IDF bombs.
|The Satanic Temple seeks to bypass anti-abortion legislation through religious exemption
The Satanic Temple begins legal aid fund to offer exemptions against, and actively challenge, arbitrary, insulting, and outright harmful anti-abortion legislation. The Satanic Temple (TST), ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! NYC, Dallas, Seattle & EPIC Glacier Park Event Info— In Love With a Voice?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|Cartoon: Responses to Baltimore
Support independent cartooning: join Sparky's List —and be sure to visit TT'...
|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||117|
|Governmental restrictions on abortions violate a woman’s religious freedom.
Progressives have been on the defensive when talking about a women’s right to make choices about continuing pregnancies and family planning. In addition, social conservatives have been successful ...
|Overnight News Digest: May 3, 2015
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
|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 ...
|The Evening Blues Weekend Edition 05-03-15 Buckwheat Zydeco
Welcome! " The Evening Blues - Weekend Edition" is a casual community diary (published Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography ...
|Johnny the Conqueroo||05/03/2015||46|
|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 ...
|DK Quilt Guild: Photo Diary
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, and tips. ...
|Smith Trustees: Transgender women are women
The Smith College board of trustees has voted to accept that transgender women are women. The shift to a self-identification admissions policy at the women’s college in Northampton goes into ...
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- If his lips are moving ... Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is either full of shit or else he's full shit. He won a plurality in this week's Israeli election by peeling votes away from ...255 comments 342 Recs
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