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You probably don't want to hear this but California is using water left from fracking to water crops
Yes, it's the waste water left over from fracking. The fracking liquid that contains chemicals we don't know about. This is the kind of idiocy posing as one solution to the California man-...
VL Baker 05/04/2015 77
Scientists abandon California snowpack measurement, because–why bother?
Nothing to see here! Two years ago, scientists at UCLA predicted there would ...
Jen Hayden 05/04/2015 18
No Problem
As they say on the island. Chilling on a Monday.
NCTim 05/04/2015 9
"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.
subir 05/04/2015 24
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
Tel Aviv looked like Baltimore today
CNNI was covering in detail racial protests turned violent in Tel Aviv Israel today. While the first video I found of it was from April 30th, the protests continue today in Tel Aviv. The protests ...
Havoth 05/03/2015 37
Gospel Brunch - Aaron Neville
Last day of Jazzfest. Go catch Aaron Neville @ The Gospel ...
NCTim 05/03/2015 8
Filastin: 6 year old child arrested in Jerusalem; The Death of Compassion
This is a roundup of news related to Palestine with a particular focus on grassroots action and peaceful civil disobedience in the Occupied Territories and within the borders of Israel proper. We ...
subir 05/03/2015 5
Saturday Shuffle Mix - NOLA
Another day missing the annual Jazzfest pilgrimage. Let's take a Delorean ride through New Orleans.
NCTim 05/02/2015 11
Friday Night Beer Blog - Gimmick Beers
Hi beer fans! Happy Friday. Come share a cold one with FNBB! One of the many strategies for marketing beer (or anything else) is to create tie-ins to events, movies, TV shows and celebrities. How ...
esquimaux 05/01/2015 19
Funk Friday - The Meters
I hope everyone at Jazzfest is having a blast! The Meters are an American funk band based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Meters performed and recorded their own music from the late 1960s until 1977.
NCTim 05/01/2015 7
Which 8 Dems Don't Think VA Doctors Should Be Able to Recommend Medical Marijuana to Sick Veterans?
Yesterday, I wrote about the Military Construction-Veterans Affairs appropriations bill that the House just passed. I wanted to highlight the vote on the medical marijuana amendment in its own ...
Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees 05/01/2015 8
Daily Kos and coalition partners deliver 160,000+ signatures to Nancy Pelosi against Fast Track
Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco chief of staff Dan Bernal meets with Daily Kos, CREDO Action, Sum of Us, Electronic Frontier Foundation & Corporate Accountability ...
Paul Hogarth 04/30/2015 14
Jazz - Brass Bands
Today, I have the blues. Each of the past twenty years, I have attended the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival . This year, the party goes on without me. Le bon temps roule!
NCTim 04/30/2015 7
NYPD investigated political affiliation of Eric Garner protestors - NY Times
From the NY Times: Questioning of Garner Protesters in New York Renews Concerns About Police Practices Last December, as people arrested during protests related to the death of Eric Garner waited ...
subir 04/29/2015 8
Mojo
Mojo 1. a power that may seem magical and that allows someone to be very effective, successful, etc. 2. a magic spell, hex, or charm.
NCTim 04/29/2015 9
What the Drug War Did to Baltimore
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] I am deeply unsettled this morning with an un-fun appointment only 50 minutes away, yet concerned enough to try and codify my distress. For the first time in my ...
paradox 04/29/2015 10
It's not about the kids silly, or even about same-sex marriage. It's about the patriarchy.
I was listening to the oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges yesterday, paying particular attention to the arguments on the "other side". Most of them revolved around "the kids" in some way, and ...
subir 04/29/2015 10
CA Governor Brown comes out swinging; calls for more aggressive state climate goals
How do you like me now? California Governor Jerry Brown is feeling the heat, ...
VL Baker 04/29/2015 12
ACTION NEEDED: Where California Goes, the Nation Goes...
Hi all! I know, long time, no hear. I'm still ...
Elisa 04/28/2015 19
Sacred Steel
Sacred Steel is a musical style and African-American gospel tradition that developed in a group of related Pentecostal churches in the 1930s.
NCTim 04/28/2015 5
Carroll County, Georgia high schools will begin random drug testing of students
It works for the military in Guantanamo Bay! Carroll County, Georgia has decided to randomly drug test its student body. “It was done ...
Walter Einenkel 04/28/2015 20
California's Automatic Voter Registration Bill Advances
Last night, a California Assembly panel approved a proposal to automatically register Californians to vote when they get a driver’s license. The bill was introduced in the Assembly by ...
unapologeticliberal777 04/28/2015 27
BFSkinner bled again. Back in hospital, awaiting surgery.
Sigh. Our friend BFSkinner returned to the emergency room on Friday due to intestinal blood loss and extreme weakness. He remains hospitalized at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, ...
2thanks 04/27/2015 57
Iran brings up Israeli/P5 nukes at annual Nuclear Proliferation Treaty meeting
A review meeting for the Nuclear Proliferation Treaty is taking place in NYC and numerous sources are reporting Iran has asked that Israeli nuclear weapons and the 5 permanent Security Council ...
subir 04/27/2015 42
Cops in Mass Can't Raid Suspected Pot Growers Without Checking Medical Marijuana Registry First
The Massachusetts high court continues to be one of the best in protecting the rights of marijuana users. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ruled that the police can'...
davematson 04/27/2015 12
Corker seeks to keep poison amendments out of Iran review bill. Boehner: no veto override possible
Bob Corker has his work cut out for him keeping poison pill amendments out of Iran nuclear deal review bill.
Meteor Blades 04/27/2015 22
Five ways the DEA is redundant
America survived for almost 200 years without the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Somehow, we muddled through all of those years without this expensive boondoggle of an agency. Richard Nixon was ...
Susan Grigsby 04/26/2015 86
Gospel Brunch - Jesus Edition
Rise up.
NCTim 04/26/2015 5
Filastin: No Arabs Allowed; Christian cemetery vandalized; Annual March of Return
This is a roundup of news related to Palestine with a particular focus on grassroots action and peaceful civil disobedience in the Occupied Territories and within the borders of Israel proper. We ...
subir 04/26/2015 13
What's For Dinner? v9.39 - Beans
Beans, beans, they're good for your heart... There's more truth in the old grade-school joke than we thought; the health benefits of high-fiber foods weren't well understood then. ----- A genre ...
esquimaux 04/25/2015 34
The most popular candidate in the swing states is...marijuana
Hillary leads all Republican candidates in the important swing states of Ohio, Nevada, Florida, and Pennsylvania. However, there will be one candidate on the ballot in those states that is far more ...
gjohnsit 04/25/2015 121
Saturday Shuffle Mix
A stream of unconsciousness.
NCTim 04/25/2015 13
Friday Night Beer Blog - Beer School
Hi beer fans, another happy Friday to you! Come in and have a cold one with FNBB. What if, when you went to college, you could really major in beer ? When California State Polytechnic University, ...
esquimaux 04/24/2015 20
Funk Friday
Funk you!
NCTim 04/24/2015 13
California Assembly votes unanimously to rename famed tunnel after Robin Williams
A sweet gesture from the California Assembly: The California Assembly on Thursday unanimously approved a bill to rename the Waldo Tunnel after late ...
Jen Hayden 04/24/2015 23
547 children killed, 1,000+ permanently disabled: Gaza report
Palestinian child sits by a wall riddled with shrapnel Defense for Children International is an non-
subir 04/23/2015 37
58% of Israelis want a one-state solution. 48% want apartheid or permanent military occupation.
Haaretz ordered a survey to gauge public support for various solutions once the peace talks broke down last year . The survey was conducted between June 9-11, 2014 and published in July last year. ...
subir 04/22/2015 92
Sam Harris's socially acceptable apologia for killing children, ethnic cleansing & apartheid
This was written in August 2014 and published on my blog as Why Do I Criticize The Israeli Government? My Response To Sam Harris . I'm posting it here because it's a long-form response to many views ...
subir 04/21/2015 50

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