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|Black Kos, Tuesday Chile
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|TX Pastors Worry That They Might Have To Marry Pedophiles And Persons Into Bestiality At Hearing
The Texas legislature has a slew of bills before it to try and circumvent a favorable SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality. One of them is to protect clergy, and a state Senate commitee held a ...
|GEO Corp Holds Annual Shareholders' Meeting; Dream Defenders Show Up
On Wednesday, the 29th of April, GEO Corporation held its annual shareholders' meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. A little back story: GEO Corporation, if you don't know, is the largest prison for ...
|Kansas Democratic Party Names New Executive Director
The Kansas Democratic Party has completed their search for the next executive director of the party, and the answer came from within. Kerry Gooch, formerly political director for the Kansas ...
|Chicago Tribune Editor Predicts A 9-0 SCOTUS Ruling In Favor Of Marriage Equality
This clearly has to be the most optimistic prediction that I have read regarding how the SCOTUS justices will come down on the marriage equality issue/cases. Chicago Tribune editor, Eric Zorn, ...
|Boehner: 'Ask any employer' about Obamacare, so hey, ask me!
Obamacare is such a failure, it can't even kill the jobs Republicans said it would!
Hina Wong-Kalu is a māhū . That is the native Hawaiian term for a person who embodies both male and female spirit. In the language of Western culture a māhū would ...
|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 ...
|Police at Station with #FreddieGray's Limp Body: "We gave him a run for his money"
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|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||119|
|DK Quilt Guild: Photo Diary
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, and tips. ...
|Smith Trustees: Transgender women are women
The Smith College board of trustees has voted to accept that transgender women are women. The shift to a self-identification admissions policy at the women’s college in Northampton goes into ...
|Prickly Pears and Bluebonnets - Central Texas||johnatx||05/03/2015||18|
|Religious Right Outraged Over CBS Correctly Calling FRC An SPLC Designated Anti-Gay Hate Group
Last Sunday, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council was on Face The Nation to discuss marriage equality. Prior to beginning the discussion/interview, Bob Scheiffer mentioned that CBS had ...
|The C.T. Freaks Win: TX GOV Panders to Paranoia
Out of the clear blue sky Greg Abbott, the recently elected Governor of the once great state of Texas, decided to outdo his usually over-the-top tea party rhetoric the other day. I mean, is this ...
|On 'riots' and roots
Langston Hughes' poem, " Harlem " has been floating around in my head, as I watch footage from Baltimore. What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/03/2015||188|
|R.I.P. A Garden Grew in Oakland Today.
Oscar Grant Plaza filled Saturday afternoon with a couple hundred people come to the first #BlackSpring event in Oakland. The organizers came up with a great idea, an its already spread across the ...
|This Week in the War on Women
The big news: Nigerian army [http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/28/us-nigeria-violence-rescue-idUSKBN0NJ2FK20150428?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter rescued 293 women and girls] ...
|Tara the Antisocial Social Worker||05/02/2015||22|
|Community Quilt for Otteray Scribe's Daughter, CelticLassie URGENT
TrueBlueMajority's quilt It breaks my heart that this quilt is needed -- yet it is needed, urgently. UPDATE: The situation is dire. CelticLassie's brother and sister-in-law are on their way. ...
|Derby Day Party and Fundraiser for elenacarlena
I am joining [Most Awesome Nana http://www.dailykos.com/user/Most%20Awesome%20Nana] and several others in the [Community Fundraisers http://www.dailykos.com/user/Community%20Fundraisers] ...
|Most Awesome Nana||05/02/2015||180|
|Become Maladjusted to Injustice! MBOPRA, STDDs, Week 35
If there is one name that has been uttered more often than Freddie Gray's over the past week, it has been that of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. We know that the criminal, heartless Right Wing ...
|Hallmark jerks tears for Mother's Day
Hallmark has a new campaign for Mother's Day, #PutYourHeartToPaper Alex, a transgender man, begins with this: My mom is the most light, bright, positive person I have ever met in my life, and that'...
|Black Kos, Week In Review
Commentary: African American Scientists and Inventors by Black Kos Editor, Sephius1 John P. Parker (1827 – February 4, 1900) was an African-American abolitionist, inventor, iron moulder and ...
|Maggie Gallagher Pens Letter To Justice Anthony Kennedy Regarding Marriage Equality
Maggie Gallagher has penned a letter to Justice Kennedy and it is published in the National Review . In it she states four reasons she believes that Justice Kennedy should affirm the Sixth Circuit'...
|Beyond Baltimore and Freddie Gray: How Race Riots and Theft Made White America
Baltimore’s young people responded to the police theft of Freddie Gray’s life with protests that eventually grew into a spasm of violence. While the direct motivator, Gray’s death is not the ...
|Holy Crap. "Depraved Heart Murder"? UPDATE: FOP channels Frank Nitti
Thanks to reporters Mark Puente & Wesley Lowery for the screen shot: The official list of charges against the 6 officers (not 1, not 2, not 3...*six*) is out:
|Updated route of Baltimore Police van proves they were deliberately off course with Freddie Gray
Freddie Gray being loaded into the Baltimore Police Van. Again, because the Baltimore Police refuse to release any real statements from the officers involved in the April 12th arrest and April 19th ...
|D'var Torah: Our Duty to Aid and Respect those in Need
This week's parsha is Aharay Mot and Kedoshim, Leviticus chapters 16 to 20. During leap years, it is split into two parshas, but this year is not a leap year so the two parshas are read together. ...
|Navy Vet Terp||04/30/2015||18|
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