I have mentioned in previous conversations that a large snake has been living in my basement. The snake itself had eluded observation, but there were plenty of pieces of shed skins to convince me ...
Reports out of Iowa, the Athens of the Midwest, have Carly Fiorina becoming the new darling of the Publican primary campaign (see for example the Good Gray Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/25/us/
“Unions were created to make living conditions just a little better than they were before they were created, and the union that does not manifest that kind of interest in human beings cannot endure.
with love and honor
can be seen in a a piece in today's Washington Post titled Americans gave their lives to defeat the Nazis. The Dutch have never forgotten.
It is about an American cemetery in ...
Glanz and Company
The Worst keeps getting Worse
(First appeared in [The Tulsa Voice http://www.thetulsavoice.com/May-B-2015/Glanz-and-Company/])
The story of the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office ...
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT)
We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 6:30 am Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel ...
In my life, while trusting others has been an ongoing issue. One thing that has not been an issue, ever, was my commitment to saying... thank you...
(I do need to say I have always had a hard time ...
I'm waiting to board a flight back to Chicago from Paris and I just noticed that Anne Meara has died .
These days she is perhaps best known as the mother of Ben Stiller and the wife of Jerry ...
A neoconservative hypothetical: What if Mecca and Karbala are nuked by their respective fundamentalists, noting that Israel could be a variable in this tip-for-tap exchange.
Sidney Lumet and ...
Το διαιτολόγιο που θα πρέπει να ακολουθεί μία έγγυος για να έχει το μωρό μια σωστή ανάπτυξη, χωρίς προβλήματα
Monday! It has been raining and raining and raining in Colorado...and I'm missing the ocean.
As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group gives Kossacks a safe place to check in, ...
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
Just to catch a whiff of some damn fine cuisine as we wait for the other shoe to drop
and maybe catch a whiff of what the Ubers and Filthys* are up to.
We're up late Jibbering our Jabber about ...
I need to let y'all know that I've got some personal stuff occurring right now and coming up that, over the next couple or three months, is going to require a great deal of my time and small stores ...
"The Little Sparrow" singing her signature song, "La vie en rose:"
Or maybe it's this one:
Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands made the news in 2013 with the world's first lab-grown hamburger. He and his research team have been working since then to turn the ...
In the midst of 24/7 exposure on social media to the horrific mess that is admitted child molester Josh Duggar and his felony coverup parents, I read a variety of tweets under the hashtag #...
I've been paddling around the Kos pond for several days now. Quite friendly reception has been given me; thank you, fellow pond denizens. Well, in my travels, I happened to come across one of my ...
or liberty, or the flag.
I didn't serve for the reasons people think of when they tell me, "Thanks for your service."
I knew that this war was not about any of that stuff.
I served for 365 days ...