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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 1
PA-Sen: Toomey (R) Just Doesn't Have The Time To Explain Why He's Blocking His Own Judicial Nominee
This is ridiculous: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/05/pat-toomey-luis-restrepo_n_7214790.html?utm_hp_ref=...
poopdogcomedy 05/05/2015 2
Ghosts: Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
Ojibwa 05/05/2015 4
Black Kos, Tuesday Chile
(Some) white folks haven't changed in over 40 years.* (Image courtesy of The Center of the Study of Political Graphics. Cartoonist is possibly Emory Douglas, former Minister of Culture for the Black ...
Black Kos 05/05/2015 82
Let's end the economic disparity in voting and win better policy
The top 1% knows that every vote matters. members of the top 1 and .1 percent turned out to vote in 2008 at a whopping 99 percent. ( more ) Unfortunately voter registration and participation ...
distraught 05/05/2015 2
Obama is a step closer to expanding overtime, but for how many American workers?
The Labor Department ...
Laura Clawson 05/05/2015 3
Veterans are the new 'black'
Task and Purpose has a lofty goal for a mere website: Task & Purpose is a news and culture site geared toward the next great generation of American veterans. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are ...
angelajean 05/05/2015 3
Rand Paul really 'gets' the problems faced by minority groups
Of all the Republican presidential candidates, Rand Paul really _gets_ where black Americans are coming from. That's what Rand Paul says, anyway. He understands what black American men are facing ...
Hunter 05/05/2015 33
Midday open thread: Top hedge fund managers earn paltry $11bn, Edison's talking dolls still creepy
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Texas takeover :
Meteor Blades 05/05/2015 66
Skylab and the Sit-Down Strike in Space
It was a one-of-a-kind event: in 1972, during a mission on the Skylab space station, a group of American astronauts, frustrated by an unreasonable work schedule, organized their own version of a sit-...
Lenny Flank 05/05/2015 15
US NEWS POLL: Bernie to win nomination
With currently a staggering 829 votes ... Bernie Sanders is expected to win the nomination 61.52% to 38.48% . ** http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2015/04/30/bernie-sanders-will-challenge-...
cdub24 05/05/2015 246
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 55
Abuse allegations roil Republican gubernatorial primary in Kentucky just two weeks before election
Republican gubernatorial candidate James Comer The May 19 Kentucky GOP gubernatorial primary may be one for the books. Last week, we learned that a blogger named Michael Adams was accusing state ...
Jeff Singer 05/05/2015 16
Hellraisers Journal: Lawson, "I shall fight for these principles as hard as I can, in jail or out."
They can put me in jail until the walls crumble, but they cannot stifle the cause for which I stand or destroy the great struggle in the interest of humanity. -John R. Lawson `````````````````````
JayRaye 05/05/2015 7
Toosdai Critters
Those of you who already either ...
triciawyse 05/05/2015 90
Reid pledges to block trade deal vote until highway funding and surveillance reforms are addressed
Minority Leader Harry Reid is promising to give ol' ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/05/2015 23
A new poll finds John McCain in real trouble, both in the primary and the general
Republican Sen. John McCain PPP surveys both the GOP primary and general elections in Arizona, and let's just say ...
Jeff Singer 05/05/2015 42
'Clinton Cash' author agrees he could be killed for writing about Hillary (aka be 'Vince Fostered')
Very dangerous woman ...
Laura Clawson 05/05/2015 90
Michael Gould-Wartofsky: The New Age of Counterinsurgency Policing
In the part of Baltimore hardest hit by the recent riots and arson, more than a third of families live in poverty, median income is $24,000, the unemployment rate is over 50% , some areas burnt out ...
TomDispatch 05/05/2015 2
Klobuchar, Tester reintroduce bill to require states to allow voter registration on Election Day
Allowing citizens to register to vote on Election Day is a smart idea that boosts turnout and makes things easier for the most mobile Americans. It has been tested for problems for decades in the ...
Meteor Blades 05/05/2015 52
First big debate test for GOP: Fitting all the clowns on the stage
Here's a 2012 Republican debate. Now double ...
Laura Clawson 05/05/2015 149
Mike Huckabee is (officially) running for president
And then there were ... [counts on fingers] ... six ...
Laura Clawson 05/05/2015 142
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
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 15
Poll: Clinton still strong despite attacks
Political junkies, even relatively casual ones, have long ...
Laura Clawson 05/05/2015 243
Nellie Bly Message Still Prevalent Today
It's 2015 and still we hear Republicans describe a woman's role in society as "Barefoot and Pregnant". What is it that makes these right-wing people so afraid of a human females' advancement? Never ...
thinkingblue 05/05/2015 6
The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Red Sky at Morning Tuesdays"
"Red Sky at Morning Tuesdays" on The After Show means only one thing, it's Tuesday. You've been warned. Comcast now has more internet customers than cable TV subscribers; Business experts say ...
justiceputnam 05/05/2015 1
Connect! Unite! Act! NYC, Dallas, Seattle & EPIC Glacier Park Event Info — Cinco de Mayo?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
Azazello 05/05/2015 69
GUS: Happy Cinco de Mayo!! w/ Recipes
I'm just going to be able to post an open thread. You'll have to buy your own beer and burritos, sorry. Finishing up work and off to CA tomorrow a.m. Have a happy day!!! GUS (Gave Up Smoking) ...
gchaucer2 05/05/2015 33
Election Day in Alberta will either bring a new government—or the biggest poll fail of all time
(click to enlarge) Today's the day, friends: We're finally at the finish line of the craziest three-way race Alberta has ever seen, ...
James L 05/05/2015 23
Daily Bucket: How Do You Make Little Spiders?...
I was a little surprised to find adult Golden Silk Orb Weaver Spiders during one of my walks this week. I don't usually start seeing them until the middle of May. I suspect the unusually warm April ...
Lenny Flank 05/05/2015 65
Cartoon: Texas takeover
(Click to enlarge) For more info on the "Jade Helm 15" set of conspiracy theories, this TPM article offers a nice ...
Jen Sorensen 05/05/2015 64
Do House Republicans want to investigate Benghazi or just go after Hillary Clinton?
Remember when she already testified to committees in both the House and Senate about Benghazi?
Laura Clawson 05/05/2015 90
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/5
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David Nir 05/05/2015 119
terrible tragedy at a place I love
Police: 4 dead, including suspect, in Menasha shooting ☮
blueyedace2 05/05/2015 29
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
We'll get back on track with the news after yesterday's "free form" special. Greg will get us started with a grounding in reality, and I'll derail it all with wild tangents into our recurring ...
David Waldman 05/05/2015 0
Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… I'm Feeling Haikuish Carly, Huck and Ben So many hats in one ring Jeb revs Steamroller ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/05/2015 68
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The establishment rallies behind Murphy, who waits on Grayson
Florida Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy Leading Off : • FL-Sen : On Monday, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign ...
David Nir 05/05/2015 56
The Power of Print
On this day in Labor History the year was 1852. It was the last day of a three-day convention held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Printers who worked for newspapers and other publications from fourteen ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/05/2015 2
Morning Open Thread - Who did it best? Mack the Knife
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT) We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 7:00 am Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel free to ...
Joy of Fishes 05/05/2015 110
Bernie Is Running For Us-On Our Dime, On Our Steam
Bernie Sanders is a rare, principled politician. Clear on what needs to be done to fix America. Seriously committed to doing that. A smart realist who knows what he is up against, and who has told ...
psychomax 05/04/2015 37
How to Help Bring Down the Empire through…..Grafitti ( ? )
Many coon ages ago ( as we say in the South ) in a small Mississippi town along the Gulf Coast the Vietnam war was in full swing. Circa 1970. American boys were still coming home in boxes, the ...
CrashnBurn 05/04/2015 23
Notes and Speculation on a Religion: Americanism
Americanism is often referred to as "America's secular religion." I have some notes and speculations on religion in general and Americanism in specific. Religion is an interesting word, its origin ...
redwolfe 05/04/2015 5
Overnight News Digest: Texas Shooting Edition
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Doctor RJ, rfall, JML9999 and Man Oh ...
maggiejean 05/04/2015 40
Logistics of a New Resistance Movement
Or, Where's the App for Revolution ?
CrashnBurn 05/04/2015 12
The Daily & Nightly Shows
Tonight's guest on The Daily Show is Brian Grazer and Bill Nye will be on The Nightly Show. Brian Grazer is a film and television producer as well as author. he is on tonight to discuss his ...
pgm 01 05/04/2015 12
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 99
Will the Internet Swing the British General election? Or has our post hacking Press just lost it?
Been absent far too long from my alma mater at Daily Kos. But since some elements are inspired by US campaigning (and my journalism was inspired by first writing here) I though I might just update y'...
Brit 05/04/2015 10
DK Elections Policy Weekly Open Thread: What Issues Are You Interested In?
/Dr. Dre - "Forgot About Dre" - 1999/ Welcome to the weekly open thread for policy discussions by DK Elections regulars. While the main Daily Kos Elections blog, an official subsite of Daily Kos,
DK Elections Policy 05/04/2015 3
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 ...
peregrine kate 05/04/2015 34
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!
remembrance 05/04/2015 94
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 ...
Susan Grigsby 05/04/2015 19
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 ...
joe shikspack 05/04/2015 62
Our Pipeline to Jail is so full;
we can'™t build Prisons fast enough! This is the first of a 4 part series. I gave a speech not to long ago that addresses many of the solutions available for solving our prison problem as we work ...
nailkeg 05/04/2015 6
Jeez Kossaks, don't miss this diary:
Serious scholarship presenting unpleasant truth: A-White-Son-Of-Ferguson-On-Why-St-Louis-Can-t-...
claude 05/04/2015 6
NY-SD-49 - St. Sen. Farley Often Promotes Predatory Banking Practices That Harm Consumers (Pt. 1)
For over two decades, Hugh Farley (R - Schenectady County) has frequently used his position as chairman of the Banking Committee in the New York State Senate to advance the interests of his deep-...
Upstate Blue 05/04/2015 1
A White Son Of Ferguson On Why St. Louis Can’t Change
I am a white son of Ferguson, Mo. I am a son of Dellwood, Castle Point, Moline Acres, Jennings, St. Ann, Riverview Gardens, Northwoods and Normandy and north St. Louis County. I am a St. Louis ...
RDScally 05/04/2015 106
Love Bernie Sanders
Modern Monetary Theory will become mainstream if Bernie Sanders (with his chief economist Stephanie Kelton) becomes the Democratic choice for the next general election. Ha, take that HRC. 8-) We ...
PriceRip 05/04/2015 6
Facts have a well-known liberal bias
People are so harsh with one another. So self-centered and mean spirited. Maybe they have always been this way and I have been able to filter it all out. Maybe it is a new thing, idk. Either way. It ...
jonnyh 05/04/2015 13
Fox reports police shooting in Baltimore, then retracts: 'Nobody has been shot'
Fox News made a major oops on Monday afternoon, and not of the usual Fox News kind. This wasn't a partisan lie about Obamacare or anything like that. No, a Fox ...
Laura Clawson 05/04/2015 44
In Florida Senate race, DSCC endorses Murphy while Grayson says he'll decide in a month
Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy (at left) On Monday, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee offered its endorsement to Rep. Patrick Murphy in Florida's open-seat ...
David Nir 05/04/2015 57
Mitt Romney denies the reality of mass incarceration
Wow, Mitt Romney. Just wow. At a time when even many Republicans are pretending to care about ...
Laura Clawson 05/04/2015 74
The conservative answer on Baltimore: Blame the teachers
Kimberley Strassel What's responsible for Baltimore's problems? Republicans need answers other than "massive economic inequality, racism, and police violence," and when Republicans need answers but ...
Laura Clawson 05/04/2015 49
History 101: The King Midget Automobile
One of the interesting and unique approaches to automobile design and marketing was the King Midget. During World War II, two civil air patrol pilots—Claud Dry and Dale Orcut—met and began to ...
Ojibwa 05/04/2015 21
Bernie Sanders the Demagogue Enters the Democratic Presidential Race
This is how the right wing poses Bernie Sanders. What a flipping joke. I mean really? Are we to forget that the militarized police state doesn't appear to stand with those protesting income ...
War on Error 05/04/2015 15
Republicans claim to care about inequality, but what would they do about it?
Jeb Bush Is this Mitt Romney's big legacy? Republican presidential candidates are straining to show that they really, really care about ...
Laura Clawson 05/04/2015 10
Media's Hillary obsession doesn't extend to what the Clinton Foundation actually does
Former President Bill Clinton is pushing back against the attacks on the Clinton Foundation's ...
Laura Clawson 05/04/2015 115
Republican clown car gets a little more crowded as Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina enter the race
Carly Fiorina The vast Republican presidential field is quickly shifting from one composed mostly of likely candidates to one of candidates who are all in. These days that's a largely technical ...
Laura Clawson 05/04/2015 165

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