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Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Fall into the Income Gap Edition
Nicholas Kristof reminds us that the structure of our economy is not an inevitable outcome. It's a choice. The eruptions in Baltimore have been tied, in complex ways, to frustrations ...
Mark Sumner 05/03/2015 108
Open thread: Riots, roots and racists
What's coming up on Sunday Kos ... 'Sir, are you injured anywhere?' vs. 'f*ck your breath'. Only one kind of approach provokes riots, by Ian Reifowitz Reclaiming secularism is the key to ...
Barbara Morrill 05/02/2015 35
This week at progressive state blogs: Lynch and the power of black women, SD polygamists seek water
This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a ...
Meteor Blades 05/02/2015 9
Spotlight on green news & views: Super El Niño forms, oil & gas drilling damage, wind power soars
Three tropical cyclones churned the waters around Australia on March 11, 2015, including Pam, one of the strongest storms ever in the region.
Meteor Blades 05/02/2015 11
Open thread for night owls: FAIR takes on economist pundit who disappeared economist critics of TPP
At Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, Jim Naureckaswrites NYT Lets Economic Pundit Disappear TPP’s Economist Critics : The New York Times (4/24/15) handed its readers an exploding cigar this ...
Meteor Blades 05/01/2015 45
House committee passes bill to curtail mass surveillance
The House Judiciary Committee struck a blow against Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...
Joan McCarter 05/01/2015 20
DOT issues oil-train rules. Industry objects. Other critics say rules too weak and deadline too slow
Oil train derailment Feb. 15 near Mount Carbon, West Virginia. The Obama ...
Meteor Blades 05/01/2015 32
Midday open thread: Tesla home battery unveiled, 1 in 6 species at risk, where's Aaron Schock?
On Saturday at 8 AM PT, the tech team will be moving Daily Kos from its current web host to Amazon's Web Services. We'll be taking the site down for an estimated one to three hours while we move our ...
Meteor Blades 05/01/2015 48
Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast: Capitol GunFAIL; Bridgegate; TX derp; Sanders; privacy & technology
Capitol GunFAIL! Greg ...
David Waldman 05/01/2015 1
Christie ally pleads guilty in bridge scandal, others indicted
Gov. Chris Christie's high-school buddy and former Port ...
Joan McCarter 05/01/2015 83
UPDATED: Asst Wayne Cty prosecutor re: Baltimore protesters: "Shoot em. Period. End of discussion."
Originally posted at Eclectablog.com . Shoot 'em? Teana Walsh, an assistant Wayne County, Michigan prosecutor posted this on her Facebook page after watching images of protesters and rioters in ...
Eclectablog 05/01/2015 128
Republicans plotting how to take 8 million Obamacare customers hostage
Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Republicans might ...
Joan McCarter 05/01/2015 49
Baltimore State's Attorney: Freddie Gray's death was a homicide and criminal charges will be pursued
On Friday morning, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that the death of Freddie Gray has been ruled a homicide and that criminal charges will be pursued.
Barbara Morrill 05/01/2015 662
Justice Department announces $20 million body camera pilot program
Attorney General Loretta Lynch capped her first, ...
Joan McCarter 05/01/2015 66
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Lots more follow-up to yesterday's extended discussion that started in Baltimore, went on to Fourth Amendment theory, and ended up on the zombie "secret hold" in the Senate. All as part of one ...
David Waldman 05/01/2015 0
Open thread for night owls: A condensed look at what Bernie Sanders thinks on some issues
What Bernie Sanders thinks , as compiled by Andrew Prokip at Vox. I've included paragraphs on five subjects, with only subheads for the rest: Move to a single-payer health care system The ...
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 152
Major Defeat for Rick Scott: Judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s e-mail
A serious defeat for FL Governor Rick Scott. The Miami Herald has the breaking news In a major defeat for Gov. Rick Scott, a California judge on Thursday ordered Google to turn over the computer IP ...
VL Baker 04/30/2015 20
Wind energy association's first-quarter report offers reasons for optimism
The American Wind Energy Association has released its report for the first quarter of 2015, and it's quite encouraging. Indeed, for those of ...
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 59
House Republicans nearly prove they love Wall Street more than the troops
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, veteran, saves the day. House Republicans were all set ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 23
Republicans Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio obstruct Republican Senate on Iran vote
This is precisely what Republican leadership deserved to get when recruiting and backing unhinged zealots like the newly elected Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR). Now ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 47
Midday open thread: Who asked leniency for Petraeus? Initial claims for jobless comp at 15-year low
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Doonesbury's Charlie Hebdo problem :
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 33
FL Gov. Rick Scott: "Keep Your Government Hands Off My Obamacare!!" (Seriously)
Ho. Lee. Crap. Check out this press release from Florida Governor and Lord Voldemort impersonator Rick Scott:
Brainwrap 04/30/2015 33
Republicans scramble to get out of the Obamacare mess they created for themselves
Republican lawmakers know very well that they're in an ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 182
DKos Radio's KITM podcast: Baltimore continues; can police power outpace our 'right' to protest?
Greg Dworkin joins us, with Baltimore still dominating the headlines, ...
David Waldman 04/30/2015 1
Chances of ending federal executions diminished with Eric Holder's departure
Eric Holder was conducting a review of the death penalty, but it ...
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 35
House Republicans' pull spending bill because they were afraid it would pass
Rep. Chris Van Hollen The House has started working on spending bills, and of course has started with the most important thing ever: defense. But they encountered a big hiccup right out of the box, ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 8
In case you had any doubts, media is rolling with Washington Post's stenography for Baltimore PD
Late Wednesday night, The Washington Post reported played stenographer for the Baltimore Police Department, publishing a leaked document ...
Barbara Morrill 04/30/2015 115
Marco Rubio sought 'leniency' for Corinthian Colleges last year
For more than a decade, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. has been the target of lawsuits and state and federal investigations for its deceptive marketing, falsification of employment placement rates and ...
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 38
Republican governors see Medicaid expansion as another opportunity to stigmatize working poor
Take a close look at that chart, ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 32
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
We're clearly not through with Baltimore yet. At the very least, it'll likely be the prism through which we view all the other issues we've got piling up. And there's no end to them. Time to ...
David Waldman 04/30/2015 0
Open thread for night owls: Martin Luther King Jr. quotes the traditional media won't cite
M.L. King arrested in 1958 in Montgomery, Alabama, for "loitering" outside a courtroom where there was a hearing for his friend Ralph Abernathy, founder of the Southern Christian Leadership ...
Meteor Blades 04/29/2015 37
Washington Post, citing anonymous Baltimore PD document, says Freddie Gray severed his own spine
You can't make this crap up:
Barbara Morrill 04/29/2015 436
Hey, Florida! Medicaid expansion reaps huge rewards for states
Gov. Rick Scott still playing to his base. While Florida Gov. Rick Scott continues his insane legal ...
Joan McCarter 04/29/2015 16
Rick Scott files frivolous, destructive lawsuit over Obamacare
Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) ...
Joan McCarter 04/29/2015 21
How anti-abortion intensity wins in pro-choice America
For four decades, American public opinion on the issue of abortion has been largely unchanged. As the numbers from Gallup , the Pew Research Center , ...
Jon Perr 04/26/2015 65
Anything for a buck! Rick Scott ponders timber companies cutting down the trees in FL state parks.
Image Credit: Pakalolo Shhhh! Florida republicans are quietly plotting a nefarious plan to allow the private sector the opportunity to harvest the trees in our State parks and natural areas, ...
Pakalolo 04/26/2015 21
Greg Abbott Kills What Amounts to Large Town Every Year; #LetOurPoorPeopleLive (StDD Week 34)
... And he knows it. We sent Freedom of Information Act requests to every Red State governor or legislature who refused to Expand Medicaid. Thus far, eleven red state governors and one red ...
Tortmaster 04/24/2015 39
Speaking from Everglades on Earth Day Obama Forcefully Rejects Gov. Rick Scott's Climate Censorship
President Obama speaking on Earth Day in the threatened Florida Everglades forcefully rejected Florida Governor Rick Scott's prohibition against state officials mentioning Global Warming or Climate ...
Lefty Coaster 04/22/2015 3
Florida Republicans' Medicaid fight: Lawmaking or theater of the absurd?
Florida Gov. Rick Scott'...
Joan McCarter 04/22/2015 19
Politico: "Oh Dear, Should Obama Politicize The Everglades?"
Sometimes an article is so indicative of the sorry-assed state of American journalism that you have to step outside and catch your breath. Such is the case with Michael Grunwald's latest article ...
Dartagnan 04/22/2015 18
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: What's up with Joe Sestak's weak fundraising quarter?
Democratic Senate candidate Joe Sestak with supporters Leading Off : • PA-Sen : ...
David Nir 04/22/2015 27
In visit to Everglades, Obama will address climate change, a term Rick Scott would like to ban
The Everglades face a boatload of human-caused problems, not the least of which is global warming. On Wednesday, traditionally Earth Day although many Earth Day events were held this past weekend, ...
Meteor Blades 04/20/2015 29

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