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|ANNOUNCEMENT: Where Do We Go From Here, Take Two
|Open thread for night owls: How Georgia arms the nation's cop-killers
In the last six months, three NYPD officers have been killed using handguns obtained from ...
|GOP clown car bewildered by how to respond on evolution
The GOP clown car made headlines a few years when an assembled panel was asked during a debate if they accepted the organizing principle in evolutionary biology and several signaled "no." This ...
|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 ...
|Beyond anger- changing policing in America
I lived the first years of my life only blocks away from North Ave and Pennsylvania where the events surrounding the death of Freddy Gray took place. I recently visited that house on Smallwood an ...
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support diary for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are quitting ...
|Changing the debate by changing how we debate
I have an idea I'd like to propose. You might find it crazy and you might be right, but I think that living in an age where information is available and updated every second requires a change in how ...
|IL-Sen: Tammy Duckworth (D) Leads The Fight To Protect Military Families From Predatory Lending||poopdogcomedy||05/06/2015||1|
|Spotlight on green news & views: Allegheny wind turbines collide with NIMBY, GOP attacks science
See Gwennedd's post Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more ...
|WI-Sen: Watch Ron Johnson (R) Confess That He Would Love To Abolish The Dept. Of Education
More words of lunacy from one of the most vulnerable Senators up for re-election next year: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/ron-johnson-abolish-department-...
|Cartoon: Cinco de Mayo hangover
Uncle Sam loves Mexican food and drink, especially on that colorful holiday Cinco de Mayo! But on May 6th things go back to normal and the US goes back to hating Mexicans. Congress goes back to ...
| Industry Group Uses Poverty, Crime and Youth Unemployment As Excuses to NOT Raise the Minimum Wage
The following article has been crossposted from the Raging Chicken Press . Yesterday I attended the Senate Labor and Industry Committee hearing on raising the minimum wage. Enjoy! Knowing that an ...
|Deflategate Shows Patriots "Win at All Costs" Mentality
A new report released today shows that the Patriots "more likely than not" deflated footballs on purpose in order to get an advantage in their playoff game with Indianapolis last year. These ...
|America's Dumbest Congressman weighs in on 'Jade Helm'
America's Dumbest Congressman, also known as Texas Rep. ...
|GOP takes the immigration bait, blasts Clinton for pushing deportation relief and citizenship
|Midday open thread: 'festival' of corruption in NY, ADP report hints again at hiring slowdown
Today's comic by Matt Bors is X-Race Specs :
|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 ...
|Harry Reid joins senators promoting a petition that calls for opposition to 'fast-tracking' TPP
Still not onboard with fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership Under the rubric of "prioritize jobs" Democratic Sens. Tammy Baldwin (WI), Sherrod Brown (OH), Al Franken (MN), ...
|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 ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Work, work, work is preached from the pulpit; you never hear rest, rest, rest!
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
| 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 ...
|Will Labour knock off the Tories? Here are 16 races to watch in the UK's general election Thursday
Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democratic Party leader Nick Clegg is in real danger of losing his ...
|Fox News Latino v. Fox Nation: The hilarious split on Clinton's immigration roundtable
Sometimes the left hand just doesn't know what the right ...
|McConnell pushes for Patriot Act extension with no NSA reforms
|Yet another oil train goes off the rails and burns. No injuries reported, but 35 people evacuated
Off the rails in North Dakota. The Department of Transportation predicted last July that there ...
|Boehner and pals: 'Obamacare will destroy the economy,' except it didn't
The law Republicans said would ...
|Baltimore mayor requests a full-scale DOJ investigation into the Baltimore Police Department
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
|Six debates is fair, but the DNC isn't off the hook||kos||05/06/2015||113|
|Poll: Hillary Clinton is doing just fine
This is why we like polling averages. The day after an ...
|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 ...
|New evidence shows the arrest of UVA student Martese Johnson was based on lies
UVA Student Martese Johnson Arrested and assaulted by Virginia law enforcement, UVA honors student Martese Johnson will soon have his day in ...
|FOLLOW-UP: Gosh, turns out the ACA may *not* actually cost $5K/enrollee...
...it could actually be several hundred dollars lower. A week ago I posted a story in which I busted Michigan State Senator Patrick Colbeck for blatantly spewing nonsense numbers about the ACA in ...
|Open thread for night owls: Now comes Trans-Pacific trickle-down
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich writes Trans-Pacific Trickle-Down Economics : Now comes the Trans-Pacific Partnership. It’s being sold as a way to boost the U.S. economy, expand exports, ...
|Tod Robberson's anti-trans editorial in the DMN is disrespectful to the transgender community
This week, a Dallas Morning News writer by the name of Tod Robberson moronically wrote that using a transgender person's correct name and their preferred set of pronouns is "political correctness."
|Battle over Iran nuclear review bill by right and ultra right seems ended. Vote expected Thursday
These two guys are moving toward a vote ...
|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 :
|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 `````````````````````
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Carly Fiorina's Campaign Slogan:
That is all.
|Between a rock and a hard place
What will Democrats do? Or better, what should the party do? Or better yet, what's the best humans can do for other humans? Care. No question is there? Our neighbors, our workers, our ...
|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 ...
|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 :
|Hellraisers Journal: John Lawson, Hero of Colorado Coalfield Strike, Sentenced to Life in Prison
It is a privilege and a duty even by sacrifice to advance our priceless cause. I am therefore ready to receive the sentence this court should declare itself without either authority, right or ...
|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-
|Chuck Todd had to be schooled again, this time by Martin O'Malley||Egberto Willies||05/04/2015||155|
|Abbreviated pundit round-up: Why Baltimore's past matters; Is ISIS really on the run?
Molly Redden at Mother Jones writes Want an Abortion This Year? Get Ready to Wait : For women seeking an abortion, 2015 is shaping up to be the year of the long wait. Since the beginning of the year,
|Ux4: MI State Senator spews nonsense, Detroit News lets him cover it up.
Yup, I'm Rec-begging on this one 'cus I am *angry* (if not surprised). One week ago I posted en entry titled "Color me shocked: Michigan GOP State Senator spewing nonsense" , which documented an ...
|Open thread for night owls. Do progressives need to make better emotional ties when organizing?
Excerpted by Alternet from Michael Bader'...
|A constitutional amendment is the only solution to our fraudulent politics
Does ‘we the people’ matter anymore? Will it always be pay to play for the foreseeable future? Will we ever get our country back? Not the tea party type ‘get our country back’ but actually ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Landlords want tenant farmers with plenty of "force," meaning little children.
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Monday ...
|Hillary Clinton & Diane Sawyer Read the Classics
In honor of dKos's new digs, I present:
|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 ...
|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.
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- To solve the nearly non-existent problem of crime in parks, the Tennessee legislature has come up with an intriguing solution: Eliminate all local regulations against guns in parks, but ban squirt ...5 comments 8 Recs
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- Is the arc of justice becoming apparent in Ferguson, Missouri? Apparently the effects of the Department of Justice report on Ferguson are starting to be felt, as ...37 comments 59 Recs
- From the moment that Michael Brown was gunned down by Officer Darren Wilson, it’s been virtually impossible to get credible and reliable information about what actually happened August 9, 2014 on ...10 comments 15 Recs
- I keep reading stories like this one at the Washington Examiner lately (about the GOP hand-wringing over the potential backlash if they "win" the King v. Burwell case at the Supreme Court): GOP ...8 comments 25 Recs
- Yesterday Georgia became the first southern state to ban the box . This policy, signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal through an executive order, postpones questions about a job applicant’s ...162 comments 320 Recs
- They really have no shame. In case anyone out there didn't already know it, Thursday's comments by incoming Senate ...295 comments 343 Recs
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