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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 ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
Wyoming has just become the only state in the union without a chapter of the ACLU. Linda Burt, the now ex-executive director of the ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:41 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Scientists from the University of Utah have made ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 84 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 08:53 AM PDT with 95 Recommends
... And he knows it. We sent Freedom of Information Act requests to every Red State governor or legislature who refused to Expand Medicaid. Thus far, eleven red state governors and one red ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 116 Recommends
In this diary I will explain how I see the political situation and what would be for me the path for a Democratic victory in the Presidential election of 2016. The diary will include also some note ...
by abgin
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 12:51 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
This week, we thought we'd use this forum to turn the spotlight on Daily Kos's campaign for the Medicaid Expansion Program: Medicaid expansion is a matter of life and death. We are all aware of ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The Support the Dream Defenders group saw the cruelty of Red State governors and legislatures refusing to expand Medicaid. Thousands of people are needlessly in pain, filing for bankruptcy, and ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
"He may be a very nice man. But I haven't got the time to figure that out. All I know is, he's got a uniform and a gun and I have to relate to him that way. That's the only way to relate to ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 110 Recommends
So this happened: Governor Matt Mead (R-Wyo.) signed into law Senate File 0015 (that is, a state senate bill), called (stand by for this): AN ACT relating to crimes and offenses; creating the ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 10:15 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Note: This is a community diary with contributions from many members of the Support the Dream Defenders group. When using their Capital Punishment systems, Red State governors at a minimum ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Gov. Matt Mead Gov. Matt Mead (R-WY) probably won't be invited to sit at the grown-up table at the next Republican Governors Association conference. ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 11:53 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
"Global emissions of carbon dioxide from the energy sector stalled in 2014, marking the first time in 40 years in which there was a halt or reduction in emissions of the greenhouse gas that was ...
by Magnifico
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 05:28 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
This is brilliant. Large coal companies, massive railroads such as Burlington Northern owned by Warren Buffett, and a slate of supporting businesses have been trying to come to market with a ...
by oregonj
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 03:59 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Cross posted at The Makeshift Academic With the results of the 2014 elections, the pace of Medicaid expansion has become frustratingly slow for progressives. However, the overall picture has two ...
by Fake Irishman
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 10:32 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Support the Dream Defenders group at Daily Kos has an ongoing FOIA Project to put pressure on Red State governors who Refuse to Expand Medicaid. We think that the refusal is blithely ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 107 Recommends
I have read the Department of Justice report on their non-indictment of Darren Wilson, and, quite frankly, I am very disappointed. The report reads as if Bob McCulloch, the St. Louis county ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 252 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 157 Recommends
As I announced a couple of days ago, I'm going to do a series of diaries on what our nation's congressional districts would look like if the U.S. House of Representatives had 3,082 members, or one ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 02:35 PM PST with 3 Recommends
A Republican lawmaker in the Wyoming state House of Representatives must have thought he was being cute, smart, and funny when he offered an amendment to a bill adding LGBT protections to Wyoming ...
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 09:06 PM PST with 140 Recommends
About 2 weeks ago, 2 members of Support the Dream Defenders boldly went where no member of STDDs has gone before, to a town called Netroots Radio, and 2 detectives were on them like powdered sugar ...
by 2thanks
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 65 Recommends
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has made a difference in the ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 51 Recommends