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Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a budget that slashes state employee salaries by five percent and cuts Medi-Cal by $1 billion while adding 75 new positions to assist in the building of the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 08:59 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) on Thursday condemned the latest developments regarding the controversial Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) after his office received a briefing on the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 08:16 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Ok, I volunteer at KASU and part of the deal is all the actual employees get a long vacation over Christmas Break. Which means I have to get all my Something Blue shows produced and turned in at the ...
by hairylarry
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 07:39 AM PST with 5 Recommends
GRAIL satellites launched today. Grail went up on a Boeing-...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 09:51 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
You probably don’t know that another act of hostage-taking by Republicans is underway. They have shut down the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to help Delta Airlines in its battle to keep ...
by davej
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 02:41 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Delta and its Republican minions in Congress are continuing the recent assault on workers' rights by forcing an FAA shutdown until Congress is willing ...
by Romo2Austin
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 05:54 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Over the past week,
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 78 comments on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 09:40 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Republicans were willing to ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jul 28, 2011 at 06:52 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Hi, I'm in the middle of a major update on my Delta Boogie website. http://deltaboogie.com I'm not changing it visually. Just updating the nuts and bolts to make it all tie together and to keep ...
by hairylarry
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 26, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Delta Airlines announced today that it will be cutting regional air service to 24 small towns in America due to half-full planes and the rising cost of jet fuel. Says Delta in ...
by weatherdude
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 10:34 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
A sea change in New York. Although I have attended the NYC Pride Parade since 1983 –“ many as a marshal – this one was different. As the lesbian on motorcycles thundered into view down Fifth ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 06:37 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Happy new year, everyone! I'm gonna make up a little game. This is where we all post the highlights, good and bad, of the last year of the 2000s. Just small sentence fragments will do. I want to ...
by Free Chicken and Beer
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Dec 31, 2010 at 03:28 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Every blues fan, and lots of music fans, have all heard of the legendary Crossroads somewhere in the Mississippi Delta. It's the place where the devil is said to linger and offer blues musicians the ...
by Free Chicken and Beer
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 24, 2010 at 04:18 PM PST with 13 Recommends
As the stories pile on about vast economic inequality that only seems to be compounding, and as the allegedly "liberal" media continues to reinforce the narrative that progressive taxation is "...
by Free Chicken and Beer
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Sep 01, 2010 at 11:42 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Written by Azadeh Shahshahani published in Atlanta Journal Constitution. I first met Adnan Tikvesa back in December when I spoke at a symposium on human rights and Islam at the Al-Farooq ...
by Lets Breakthrough
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 01:37 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I'm a big fan of the blues, and have been for just about as long as I've been a musician (about 12 years). But I never really understood the Blues until I moved to Mississippi- the birthplace of the ...
by Free Chicken and Beer
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Jul 04, 2010 at 03:26 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Most of you have probably heard the news by now of the tornado that devastated the South, which originally touched down in Warren County, Mississippi. It left ten dead in Yazoo City, Haley Barbour's ...
by Free Chicken and Beer
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Apr 26, 2010 at 05:28 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
So, quick disclaimer: This diary is not political in nature. If this disappoints you too greatly to read on, feel free to read my other diaries. If you're still reading, that means you likely have ...
by Free Chicken and Beer
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Apr 18, 2010 at 06:48 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Schiphol International Airport in Amsterdam. I was teaching ...
by YatPundit
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Dec 26, 2009 at 04:08 PM PST with 19 Recommends
UPDATE 746PM: Congressman Pete King Via FOX: This was a new device capable of "Ctastrophic Results", and is undetectable. ABC News is reporting that a Nigerian man tried ...
by IndianaDemocrat
Comment Count 426 comments on Fri Dec 25, 2009 at 02:21 PM PST with 119 Recommends