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President Obama Announces The End Of The US Military Occupation Of Texas
Responding to pleas from Texas Governor Greg Abbott the White House releases the following statement “We plan to withdraw all US military personnel and close all bases by December 2015” In a ...
LaFeminista 05/06/2015 15
Has Russell Brand Just Made the Perfect Post-OWS Film at the Absolute Right Time?
Regardless of how tomorrow’s UK election turns out, Russell Brand, who now believes it is more important to vote for Labour to stave off the austerity-mad “free market” Conservatives, just ...
thirty three and a third 05/06/2015 6
'We need to hire a whole department just to investigate the Clintons'
I hate the thought of letting the Republicans win on, well, just about anything. But some of this shit is just so wearying it makes me want to say, OK, you win, I really just don't want to hear ...
Th0rn 05/06/2015 23
400 ppm and rising...do we still have a chance?
The clown show in Washington makes Nero look sane. You have probably seen some version of this: The World's Carbon Dioxide Levels Just Hit a Staggering New Milestone The milestone, reached last ...
don mikulecky 05/06/2015 17
Overnight News Digest: Novus ordo seclorum
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Doctor RJ, rfall, JML9999 and Man Oh ...
Doctor RJ 05/06/2015 25
Marshall University Football Star Arrested For Beating A Same-Sex Couple
Sometimes, the "when it rains, it pours" cliche' seems appropriate. I just published another diary earlier ...
librarisingnsf 05/06/2015 19
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 ...
Hunter 05/06/2015 27
Politics is Ruining Religion
We live in a small town in north central Kansas. It's no surprise that religion is important here. And by definition a baccalaureate ceremony is based in religion. But we did not expect what ...
I am a Patriot 05/06/2015 21
Blood type: Do you know yours?
When I was in the hospital I had to get donations from people who were kind enough to donate their blood. It got me to thinking about blood types and blood donations. I cannot donate blood, for ...
BFSkinner 05/06/2015 82
Top Comments: The Underground Girls of Kabul
When I saw [http://thedailyshow.cc.com/videos/ovr4iu/jenny-nordberg Jenny Nordberg on the Daily Show] talking about this phenomenon, I knew I had to check out her book, [http://www.amazon.com/...
Tara the Antisocial Social Worker 05/06/2015 49
Employees and Activists Shut Down Bar After Owner Kicks Out "Ghetto" Patrons
In a swift display of Karmic justice, a Milwaukee franchise bar lost its license after the owner's racist ravings caused employees to quit en masse and the activist community rallied their troops. ...
justiceformost 05/06/2015 29
Swoosh!  Just Don’t Do It ...
How better to promote a controversial Trade Deal than go to an American Corporate Icon , that knows a thing or two about "leveraging" overseas labor. If anyone can sell this TPP plan, the ...
jamess 05/06/2015 12
POTUS, Would You Let Your Daughters Work 4 Nike in Vietnam? Sanders Says Cancel Your Trip 2 Nike
At the end of the day, it doesn't hurt for voters to ask politicians the family question: would you ask your children, your spouses, or your parents to face the consequences of a policy decision and ...
Tasini 05/06/2015 42
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 ...
DarkSyde 05/06/2015 36
Conservative Christian persecution watch: Gay ISIS & the impending criminalization of Christianity
As you may know, there are few groups as persecuted today as right wing American Christians. Scratch that -- no group as persecuted today as far right American Christians. Hell, there's probably ...
Rachel191 05/06/2015 25
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-...
peregrine kate 05/06/2015 5
Baja Arizona Kossacks: Picnic Report
*Greetings from Tucson* Last Saturday, May 2, a small but determined group of Baja Arizona Kossacks traveled to Garfield Park in historic Bisbee, AZ for the 5th Annual Baja Arizona Kossacks ...
Azazello 05/06/2015 25
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 6May15: EcoNut®™ Soapberry Laundry Experiment Preliminary Results
This experiment began Sunday, as commented at Besame's diary, "Silence Won't Stop an Epidemic" on neuro-immune-endocrine disorders awareness, for KosAbility. i switched from 7th Generation (which ...
mettle fatigue 05/06/2015 69
The Evening Blues - 5-6-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 05/06/2015 51
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 ...
waterstreet2008 05/06/2015 98
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 ...
Meteor Blades 05/06/2015 16
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-...
poopdogcomedy 05/06/2015 4
I Know Chloe Hough
I just read this here on Kos and I feel like I might vomit. I know Chloe Hough and I can assure you, she is anything but "arrogant, ignorant, and stupid." She's one of the most thoughtful, ...
Edward L Cote 05/06/2015 21
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 ...
Lefty Coaster 05/06/2015 7
MoveOn should back Bernie
On May 1 I started a petition urging MoveOn to back Bernie Sanders. MoveOn should back Bernie Some of you have signed it, many haven't. However, to date 811 people have signed it. That's more ...
unclejohn 05/06/2015 25
DC trip 2015...Legislators, ambassadors, Cspan and Dr. Reid..Oh my !
Vetwife 05/06/2015 20
Bernie Sanders Hires Obama Digital Operations Team
This looks like good news : WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is hiring veterans of President Barack Obama's highly regarded digital operation for his 2016 White House campaign. The ...
Th0rn 05/06/2015 137
America's Dumbest Congressman weighs in on 'Jade Helm'
America's Dumbest Congressman, also known as Texas Rep. ...
Hunter 05/06/2015 153
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 ...
librarisingnsf 05/06/2015 61
Rick Scott pleads with administration to give him federal money that's not Obamacare
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is continuing his bizarre quest to get one kind of federal money because he doesn'...
Joan McCarter 05/06/2015 47
KOSacks and the Orange Cloud: Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Have you ever sat looking at clouds with a group of people, calling out what the shapes look like to you, and everyone sees something different in the same cloud? Apparently KOSacks have the same ...
state of confusion 05/06/2015 14
Who ya gonna call? The M-F PD: Freemason Cops!
Can community policing be implemented without becoming warlordism a.k.a. an independent MoFo Po-Po. Rather than the Black Panthers, community self-defense may have to take more unusual ...
annieli 05/06/2015 13
Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Break Up the Big Banks
From senate.sanders.gov : Bernie Sanders on Wednesday introduced legislation to break up the nation’s biggest banks in order to safeguard the economy and prevent another costly taxpayer bailout.
ericlewis0 05/06/2015 187
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 :
Meteor Blades 05/06/2015 24
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), ...
Meteor Blades 05/06/2015 34
Wells Fargo just got served papers for fraud—by Los Angeles, California
Let us open an account for you, or ten.
Walter Einenkel 05/06/2015 74
Massachusetts police chief: We're going to offer addicts treatment, not incarceration
Treatment over incarceration? Yes. Massachusetts has been fighting a growing wave of ...
Jen Hayden 05/06/2015 32
Meet young Mike Huckabee, who looks a lot like the current version
Now that once-politician and current TV and radio show ...
Hunter 05/06/2015 21
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 ...
Meteor Blades 05/06/2015 130
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 ...
Laura Clawson 05/06/2015 19
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 ...
Meteor Blades 05/06/2015 74
Boehner and pals: 'Obamacare will destroy the economy,' except it didn't
The law Republicans said would ...
kos 05/06/2015 78
Six debates is fair, but the DNC isn't off the hook
kos 05/06/2015 113
Deniers acknowledge Soon's wrongdoing… sort of.
In a desperate attempt to discredit the new study that finds Obama's EPA regulations will save 3,500 lives , JunkScience has a ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/06/2015 3
Religion 101: Mystical Experiences
One of the common features found in many—and perhaps most—religious traditions is the mystical experience in which the realities of time and space are suspended and there are feelings of awe and ...
Ojibwa 05/06/2015 22
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 ...
Hunter 05/06/2015 300
The unbearable dumbness of American as*holery
Fight dumbassery everywhere you see it. We've been way too tolerant.
One Pissed Off Liberal 05/06/2015 312
Huge! Alberta, Canada, home to tar sands, has elected a Premier who will stop pushing Keystone XL
Congratulations Alberta, Canada! With a large majority Alberta, Canada has just elected a people friendly, environment friendly premier! Great for Canada and the rest of the world!
VL Baker 05/06/2015 67
Connect! Unite! Act! NYC, Dallas, Seattle & EPIC Glacier Park Event Info — WHAT IF...?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
Angie in WA State 05/06/2015 63
No it's not a Renaissance, it's the potato-Baroque
Given the rise in seven course Irish meals, proper Polish vodkas and the displacement of fries at Burger King by free-range chicken fries, we have proceeded past the maniera/ counter-maniera of ...
annieli 05/06/2015 10
Meanwhile, across the Pond, Bernie's brother Larry
Larry Sanders is the Green Party candidate for Oxford West and Abingdon. http://oxfordstudent.com/2015/05/04/oxford-west-and-abingdon-larry-sanders-green-party/ Larry Sanders, who holds dual ...
aaraujo 05/06/2015 10
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The nutters are running the show
Can Jeb survive a 7th place showing out of Iowa? New Q caucus poll shows: Walker 21, Rubio 13, Rand 13, Cruz 12, Huck 11... Jeb 5.
Greg Dworkin 05/06/2015 122
12 Million forest trees died last year in California and more almond trees got planted
As different as agricultural trees are from the forest, the California drought is devastating to the entire ecosystem with varying effects relative to the state's economy. The areas that will feel ...
annieli 05/06/2015 20
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, ...
Meteor Blades 05/05/2015 70
Conservative Rule Upended
It looks like Canada's most conservative province has just thrown out its dominant conservative party (the PCs) and elected a social democratic one (the NDP). Not just elected them, for the first ...
Th0rn 05/05/2015 21
Bernie and Moyers on Money in Politics.
Everyone talks about this problem of Money in Politics . Some Candidates have been talking about it long before "it was kool." Bernie Sanders on What Money Does to Politics (with Video) on ...
jamess 05/05/2015 17
Top Comments: Cinco de Mayo Edition
::Pours margaritas for everyone here at Top Comments tonight:: It's Cinco de Mayo ! What does that mean other than we all drink tequila and eat tacos? Follow me below the orange burrito after a ...
brillig 05/05/2015 56
Natural Gas Fracking suspected as the source for the persistent Four Corners Methane Plume
Gas fracking has be estimated to release much more methane than previous gas industry claims. The worst offender for Methane releases in the US is probably the natural gas field in the Four Corners ...
Lefty Coaster 05/05/2015 13
Daily Kos Labor digest: John Oliver takes on standardized testing
And more: Sen. Patty Murray: Community members and civic leaders in cities and states across the country should absolutely keep fighting for living wages that work for their communities, but I ...
Laura Clawson 05/05/2015 3
Obama is a step closer to expanding overtime, but for how many American workers?
The Labor Department ...
Laura Clawson 05/05/2015 10
D.A.R.E. gets punked by false news site, reposts article about marijuana deaths and pregnancies
Reefer madness! The folks at D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) fell for a fake news story about a shocking number of deaths and pregnancies from the devil weed. They ...
Jen Hayden 05/05/2015 27
Indians 101: Huron Government and Law
Long before the European invasion of North America, five Iroquoian-speaking tribes formed a powerful confederation known as the League of Five Nations. The idea for this confederacy came from the ...
Ojibwa 05/05/2015 3
Reinforcing myths, instead of busting them
For anyone interested in debunking climate change myths, there's a great resource that should be your first read: the Debunking Handbook . It's a short and simple guide on what to do and what not to ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/05/2015 8
Top Comments: Non-Christian Christians
For decades now whenever I see intolerance, bigotry, hypocrisy, homophobia or the like it's almost certainly coming from someone who claims to be a "good, God fearing Christian". From the haters ...
Puddytat 05/04/2015 106
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 120
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 ...
Meteor Blades 05/04/2015 28
The conservative answer on Baltimore: Blame the teachers
Kimberley Strassel What's responsible for Baltimore's problems? Republicans need answers other than "massive economic inequality, racism, and police violence," and when Republicans need answers but ...
Laura Clawson 05/04/2015 49
Delingpole's Deepwater Disrespect
We spend a lot of time talking about James Delingpole, and occasionally it seems like maybe we're picking on him a bit too much (and giving him more attention than he deserves). But then he goes ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/04/2015 3
Republicans claim to care about inequality, but what would they do about it?
Jeb Bush Is this Mitt Romney's big legacy? Republican presidential candidates are straining to show that they really, really care about ...
Laura Clawson 05/04/2015 27
Top Comments: Never Doubt... Edition
Tonight was my last teaching a class that I'll tell you a story about over the orange croissant and after a word from our sponsor... Here at Top Comments we strive to nourish community by ...
brillig 05/03/2015 46
Sunday Train: Variable Renewables and Dispatchable Demand
Much of the focus on the Sunday Train is on electrification of transport, ranging from 2,000 mile hauls of electrified freight through to hopping on an e-bike to pick up some groceries. And spending ...
BruceMcF 05/03/2015 10
Now This Proposal Is What A Crude Oil "Export Pipeline" IS - TransCanada's Upland Pipeline Project
National environmental organizations and Democrats [often motivated by Tom Steyer campaign contributions] have created a mythology about the Keystone XL Pipeline claiming this to be an "export ...
LakeSuperior 05/03/2015 29
House Republicans launch direct attack on Earth Sciences slashing $300 to $500 million from NASA
Republican shills for Big Carbon are launching a direct assault on NASA funding designed to gut any future enhancements to the Earth Sciences capabilities to monitor changing conditions on our ...
Lefty Coaster 05/02/2015 33
Top Comments: CHKDSK Edition
So... my laptop decided it HAD to fail to boot, hang on startup, amd then demanded we CHKDSK. Needless to say, TC is delayed a bit so thank you for your patience. Follow me below the dingledoodle ...
brillig 05/02/2015 60
This week in the war on workers: Death on the job
This week, in honor of Workers Memorial Day, the AFL-CIO released its Death on the Job report. Some facts: In ...
Laura Clawson 05/02/2015 9
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. ...
Sara R 05/02/2015 146
Reproductive health anti-discrimination act, will it be overturned in D.C?
The war on women just added another notch to the belt, this time is Washington, D.C.
harryreardon 05/02/2015 20
Top Comments: Non-Story Story of the Week Edition
Chrislove 05/01/2015 44
Too many politicians are followers (Mojo Friday post game show)
Welcome to the May 1, 2015 Post Game Show for Mojo Friday! Today, TexDem asks if you are a Leader or a Manager? Ask that question of our politicians ... at the local, state and national ...
bjedward 05/01/2015 11
Baltimore's curfew hits service workers and small businesses hard
If you work something close to a 9-5 schedule, a 10 p.m. ...
Laura Clawson 05/01/2015 6
The kids aren't all right
New polling of young adults from the Harvard Public Opinion Project is getting deniers excited about the future. It found that 18 to 20-year-olds were the group least inclined to agree with the ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/01/2015 5

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