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|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 ...
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|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 ...
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|Bookflurries-Bookchat: Non, je ne regrette rien. The Battle Cry of Villains or Heroes?
|UPDATE Israel: Netanyahu coalition announced at 61 seats. Kulanu sets presser tomorrow
Recall all the stories telling us how Likud and Benjamin ("Bibi") Netanyahu had won a great victory at the polls on March 17th ??? Well, it's not just Fox News. They all had it wrong. Netanyahu's ...
|Reminder to D.C. Dems Not to Assume ...
who our Presidential Nominee is going to be. Not yet. I sense that chickens are being counted based on BIG $$$ and not on what's best for our citizens. Again. I'm talking about Hilary Rodham Clinton.
|OSHA partners with NCTE re: transgender worker safety
OSHA and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) have entered into an alliance to promote gender-appropriate restroom access. The agreement, signed April 27, is part of a larger OSHA ...
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 ...
|Seattle Mayor Ed Murray delays Shell's plan to use port as base for Arctic Drilling
Seattle's Mayor Ed Murray has demanded that the Port of Seattle get a new permit to base Shell Oil's drilling for oil offshore in the Arctic Ocean, a development environmentalists have condemned as ...
| 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 ...
|DC trip 2015...Legislators, ambassadors, Cspan and Dr. Reid..Oh my !||Vetwife||05/06/2015||20|
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|America's Dumbest Congressman weighs in on 'Jade Helm'
America's Dumbest Congressman, also known as Texas Rep. ...
|Anti-Gay Violent Attack As A Diner Hits A Gay Couple With A Chair In NYC Restaurant; Updated
After issuing homophobic slurs at a gay couple, a patron at a NYC restaurant began to whack the gay couple with a chair over the head. Neither man was taken to the hospital mainly due to financial ...
|Rick Scott pleads with administration to give him federal money that's not Obamacare
|Daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro to preside over mass gay wedding ceremony in Cuba
Mariela Castro leads the charge for equality in Cuba. Although gay marriage is currently illegal in Cuba, it appears change is imminent. The BBC is reporting that Mariela Castro,
|The ugliest race in America gets uglier
The May 19 GOP primary has turned incredibly ugly especially in the past few days. On Monday night, a woman who said she used to date state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer back in college ...
|10 Hours till UK polls open: Who are the SNP (According to Right Wing Newspapers)?
Britain has its own sort of corporate, right wing media. In the UK it's newspapers that tend to be partisan, and broadcasters who tend to be a little more balanced. We often have the opposite here, ...
|Clinton Cash: The Untold Story Of How Bill And Hillary Help Make Rupert Murdoch Rich
Tuesday saw the official release of Peter Schweizer's latest foray into sloppy and dishonest pseudo-journalism, Clinton Cash. Even before the book hit the shelves it was widely debunked by more ...
|Ruben Gallego (AZ-7): Why Marco Rubio Is Wrong for Arizona (This one's gonna hurt!)
Ruben Gallego, AZ-7 (central Phoenix)'s newly minted U.S. representative, has an op-ed in the Huffington Post detailing why, as the headline says, Marco Rubio would be wrong for Arizona. ...
|Audit finds Pentagon credit cards used for gambling and escorts
It seems like common sense: if you're going to hire escorts and gamble , don't put it on your work-issued credit card. Particularly if you ...
|GOP takes the immigration bait, blasts Clinton for pushing deportation relief and citizenship
|Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Break Up the Big Banks
|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), ...
|Ben Carson: US President Can Totally Ignore A Favorable SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling
Dr. Ben Carson may well be a brilliant brain surgeon, however it appears that he may not have been listening very closely to what was taught in his civics classes. In an interview on Newsmax, Mr. ...
|Pat Toomey is blocking his own judicial nominee
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) is one of the more endangered Republicans up for re-election in 2016, which might have something to do with the fact that he'...
|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 ...
|Massachusetts police chief: We're going to offer addicts treatment, not incarceration
Treatment over incarceration? Yes. Massachusetts has been fighting a growing wave of ...
|#UKelection 2015: Will McLeod Joins Tom for a detailed debriefing.
Thursday, May 7th is coming. Election Day in the UK. The outcome looks confused at best. No clear winners emerge. Clarity is needed in the fog of political war. And who can best scope the forty-...
|Meet young Mike Huckabee, who looks a lot like the current version
Now that once-politician and current TV and radio show ...
|"2,000 dead, 11,000 wounded, half a million refugees" = Mission Accomplished - Breaking the Silence
Earlier this week, Breaking the Silence (and organization of Israeli veterans) released a report: " This is How We Fought in Gaza - Soldiers' testimonies and photographs from Operation Protective ...
|The Club For Growth gets their man in the Florida Senate race
| School Teacher Ditches Lesson Plan and Gives Students Class on Social Justice and Freddie Gray
On yesterday's program, Steven Singer, 8th grade school teacher from western Pennsylvania and member of the Badass Teachers Association, joined Rick to talk about how Pennsylvania Republicans are ...
|The Rick Smith Show||05/06/2015||1|
|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 ...
|Republican Logic and Party Platform Planks, 2016
Put a conservative back in the White House and here is what we will do to take back this country for you, the people. This agenda will restore the proud dignity of our governmental institutions and ...
|Flat Duo Jets
Flat Duo Jets was an American psychobilly band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Athens, Georgia. They were a major influence on several bands of the 1990s and 2000s, including The White Stripes.
|Haymarket Massacre: Why this labor turning point still matters
"The time will come when our silence will be more powerful than the voices you strangle today." — August Spies, one of eight men convicted of the Haymarket Square bombing, moments before he was ...
|Jeb Bush goes for the 'compassionate conservative' label with a lecture on poverty
Jeb Bush Spare me, please. Jeb Bush has taken to the op-ed pages of ...
|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 ...
|Matters of Race and Class: How 'Whiteness' is One of the Greatest Scams in Modern History
The idea of "whiteness" as a strict racial category superior to others is an invention of Europeans, who needed to legitimate and normalize a system of white on black chattel slavery, global empire,
|Just A Poll: No, I'm Not Trolling...
I know I should get away from doing these polls and get to actually writing something of value, but...they're just fun. But, if you have seen my other polls so far, the same disclaimer applies: ...
|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 ...
|[Updated]Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright dead at 92
Former House Speaker Jim Wright, who represented Fort Worth in Congress for 34 years before resigning during a storm of ethics allegations, has died. He was 92. Wright was a man of perplexing and ...
|McConnell pushes for Patriot Act extension with no NSA reforms
|I am going to call the UK election
At the risk of doing a "crash and burn", I am going to set out what I think is the most likely outcome of tomorrow's General Election in the UK. It is quite clear that no one party will have an ...
|Lib Dem FoP||05/06/2015||27|
|This Guy Wants to be President: tin foil hat edition
Republican presidential candidates should have known they would be asked about Jade Helm 15, the military exercise in several southwestern states that has the nutty wing of the Republican Party, ...
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