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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 108 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
Screenshot of ad run against Medicaid expansion in Wyoming The Koch brothers have made defeating Medicaid expansion wherever possible a primary goal, and have groups active in a ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 11:01 AM PST with 41 Recommends
Three years ago, February 26, 2012, to be exact, a 17-year-old young man left his home to go pick up snacks for himself and his younger brother. On his way back to his loved ones, he took a ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 83 Recommends
The Mason City, Iowa Globe Gazette is reporting that an unspecified number of children at a Blair, Nebraska day care have been placed in quarantine. More below Jenny McCarthy's book sales going up ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 03:56 AM PST with 30 Recommends
From the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle : The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would extend the state's anti-discrimination protections to cover sexual orientation and gender ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 09:48 PM PST with 4 Recommends
The [Support the Dream Defenders http://www.dailykos.com/user/Support%20The%20Dream%20Defenders] Daily Kos Group has recently initiated an important project to assist those around the country who ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 84 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 115 Recommends
I have wonderful news! The voters of Pennsylvania and Alaska have saved the lives of over a 1000 people this year!* "How did they do that?" you may ask. In the last election cycle, voters used the ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 04:27 PM PST with 67 Recommends
While virtually all constitutional law scholars agree that the First Amendment to the US Constitution prohibits requiring a clergy person to perform any marriage that is contrary to that clergy ...
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Jan 03, 2015 at 01:55 PM PST with 22 Recommends
That's Fahrenheit - not Celsius - which is a chunk colder, but really not all that bad. Especially when the sun is out and the sky is blue. I guess you would just call it another average winter day ...
by johnnygunn
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 01:56 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Apparently the only way to stop a bad dog with a gun is a good dog with a gun. From Big Horn Mountain Radio Network comes the following: Sheriff Steve Kozisek identifies the man who suffered a gun ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 06:11 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. Senate has voted 89-11 to approve the Defense Authorization Act of 2015, following the December 4 U.S. House of Representatives' 300-119 up-vote and now awaits ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 04:21 PM PST with 33 Recommends
As reported on the Addicting Info blog. This may be the most offensive comment a Republican has made to date about Obamacare. Remember when Ann Coulter claimed Obamacare killed her friend and ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 188 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 12:08 AM PST with 224 Recommends
The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Governor Matt Mead (R-WY) has flipped his position on Medicaid expansion under the ACA. That would make Gov. Mead the tenth GOP Governor to do so. Gov. Mead ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 12:20 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Mr Christopher Ingraham of the Washington Post took to that newspaper's blog with an article , after someone counted up the number of Starbuck's Coffee shops and McDonalds versus the numbers of ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2014 at 03:29 PM PST with 8 Recommends