Ok, now the fun starts...
Today was Move-in Day at the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge, or as I like to think of it, the World's Greatest Science Fair For Adults.
I wrote yesterday that the Garage ...
Over the last week, local and national news stories, including a handful of my diaries here, have focused on the anti-Islam protest at the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix. Our TV screens were ...
Children are supposed to bury parents, not the other way around. Our vice president
Has endured too much loss for anyone. I think of a long time writer on the DK who just
Lost his daughter. I read ...
Machiavelli on politics / war
Make no mistake about it. Unlike some, who in good faith make analogies to politics being like shopping in a store and selecting a favored brand to purchase, I take a ...
One thing leads to another. . . wasn't there a song about that?
Tuesday! A day to make strange connections. . .
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This is a noncontroversial topic, no flame zone.
SPOILER WARNING: A latenight gathering for non-serious palaver that ...
In a 3-0 vote, the U.S. Appeals Court for the Tenth Circuit has ruled that the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline was permitted in a lawful manner by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
At the nightly meeting [withheld amount of time] ago, one of our managers asked us to please bring in any spare box cutters we might have laying around so that we might have enough for the new people.
Karl Marx Was Right
Posted on May 31, 2015
Here's the link.
In a preface to "The Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy", Marx wrote:
No social order ever ...
Unless we act, approximately thirty California counties and courts will pay “local judicial benefits” in addition to state compensation, to approximately 90% of 1,800 Superior Court judges in ...
A new study by the Pew Research Center reveals some striking generational disparities between America's news consumers. The study's results cast the light of perspective on the marketing hype of Fox ...
The Kansas Senate finished their day, adjourning near 6PM with no budget in sight. In a late night move by Democrat Anthony Hensley (Topeka), Republicans had agreed the night before to lower sales ...
DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz needs to be removed. He or she does not have to be progressive but they need to wake up every morning looking to grow the party. They need to be able to go head ...
I'm Chitown Kev and I'm substituting for regular OND editor maggiejean tonight.
OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with ...
Now that the Democratic primaries now include at least three major players: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O'Malley, and likely one or two more decent candidates before we're through, ...
I've a nephew who is NYPD.
He isn't a psycho with a badge. I've met very few people in my life who are more honorable, and I'm not saying that because he's my nephew.
A good man (or good woman) ...
Tonight's guest on The Daily Show is Stanley McChrystal , and the panelists on the Nightly Show are Christiane Amanpour , Christian Finnegan , and ...
Thank the maker! The Lege finished up its 140 day session today. Their next session will be in 2017. As bad as it was, it could have been a whole lot worse.
If by chance you happen to know me here you also know I am a stalwart Obama supporter. I also look at polls to see how the liberal community at large is thinking.
President Obama is #1 in approval ...
Stand with Bernie
Presidential candidate and the Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders fired off a letter to DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz in which he gave her some frank advice. Let the ...