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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 ...
|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 ...
|Michigan/Motor City Kossacks Weekly Open Thread: Water Wars in Detroit; DIA Meet-Up 6/7; Prop1 PM
Water Wars Ramp Up in Detroit During NN14 in Detroit last July, Detroit water activists were able to take advantage of the pressure brought to bear by the presence and awareness of politically-...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|America's Dumbest Congressman weighs in on 'Jade Helm'
America's Dumbest Congressman, also known as Texas Rep. ...
|Rick Scott pleads with administration to give him federal money that's not Obamacare
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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 ...
|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 :
|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), ...
|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'...
|The Club For Growth gets their man in the Florida Senate race
| 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 ...
|Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast: top issues & headlines with Greg Dworkin & Joan McCarter
|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 ...
|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 ...
|An ugly mayoral race in Anchorage ends with a decisive Democratic victory
Democratic Mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz An unusually nasty runoff in Alaska's largest city ended in a clear 59-41 win for Democrat Ethan Berkowitz. Berkowitz ...
|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 ...
|How a special election in an Obama seat turned into a GOP blowout
Republican Rep.-elect Dan ...
|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 ...
|Republicans shift argument on Obamacare: Lots of people have coverage, but it doesn't count
Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), still rejecting Obamacare reality. Republicans can, more or less, learn. Or they can at least drop one ...
|Harry Reid is messing up Republican plans, again
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and ...
|Cartoon: X-Race Specs||Matt Bors||05/06/2015||10|
|Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/6
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|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
It's Wednesday! That's Joan McCarter day! What more could you ask for? Don't answer that, because I don't have anything else to offer. Let's just say that's plenty, and leave it at that! Though ...
|Missouri Republicans Are Waging a War Against the Poor, And They Are Winning As Veto Override Occurs||Chris Reeves||05/06/2015||36|
|Just Another Poll: Imagine, If You Will...
So earlier today I posted a bit of a tragicomic poll , meant to bring people to grips with some dark thoughts. So to bring things full circle, I thought I would try one more thought experiment. ...
|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, ...
|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 :
|Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast: Fiorina launch; Kinloch follow-up; benefit corp. revolution
Bill in Portland Maine tweets the word "...
|Just a Poll: This May Be Too Macabre A Question, But...
I don't want to traumatize anyone here by the grotesque imaginings this question is about to unleash. But, if you feel you have the fortitude, proceed to the poll question.
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|We're losing rural hospitals across the nation
Rural communities are facing a heightened healthcare crisis as hospitals are closing at an alarming rate around the country, with the highest ...
|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 ...
|Small Obamacare pilot program reaps 'significant' Medicare savings
The healthcare wonks putting the Affordable Care Act together back in 2009-10 had a lot of ideas about a lot of small, varied projects that could reduce healthcare spending. They tried one of them�
|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 ...
|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!
|Proposal 1 for Michigan? Why Not Right to Drive?
Baltimore is burning, Katmandu collapsing but here in Michigan we got serious problems. Potholes. The situation is so desperate that our Governor is scurrying like a rat terrier chasing a ...
|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 :
|A Needle In A Haystack
I have a heavy heart this evening. I've been living back in Wisconsin coming up on three months now, and nothing much has changed since I left over 20 years ago. It is the same Green Bay, the same ...
|Colorado is the Shiznit||04/26/2015||95|
|The NRA is Right
I guess it’s time to quote Betty White, “Getting old is not for sissies”. It’s tough when the majority of your years are probably in your rear view mirror and you realize that you have been ...
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