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    Daily Kos' own ObamaCare guru, Brainwrap, has recently highlighted the story of Luis Lang in a number of posts here , here , here , ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 04:32 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
No! Poverty is not to be blamed for the murder of Michael Brown. Lack of opportunities did not take the life of Freddie Gray. The "absent black father" was not responsible for killing Walter Scott. ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Governor of Wyoming, Matt Mead. The Support the Dream Defenders group at Daily Kos has sent Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") requests to 21 Red State governors or legislators on the ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
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 53 Recommends
What happens when you file a request for basic FOIA response information with the federal government? Pretty much what you'd expect, FAIL. The test was conducted by a project at Syracuse ...
by dadadata
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 09:02 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . [ Note for TomDispatch Readers: We have news and a special offer for ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 07:58 AM PDT with 7 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
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
Good God, you just had to know this was going to come out: WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton e-mailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her ...
by Little
Comment Count 207 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 05:04 PM PDT with 19 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
When questioned about his ban on "climate change," you would think Scott would simply respond by using THE words to show there is no such ban. But NO - Gov. Scott has his own little phrases to ...
by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 07:23 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
In order to make sure that Sunshine Week, open meetings at all level of government, and timely access to state and federal documents for us all doesn't whiz past the Kos, borne along by the flood of ...
by dadadata
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2015 at 06:07 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Yes, the following is a press release, slightly reordered. You wouldn't notice around here but March 15-20 has been Sunshine Week, when journalists and media try to highlight the public's right to ...
by dadadata
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 12:14 PM PDT with 10 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
AP, for Sunshine Week, reports on the government's own statistics on supplying documents after FOIA requests. The data is here -- http://www.foia.gov/data.html Read the article by Ted Bridis here .
by dadadata
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 03:22 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Did Jeb Bush think when we he criticized Hillary for her private email that this wouldn't come out? http://t.co/F0nFEQKzZu — Michael Cohen (@speechboy71) March 14, 2015 What Jeb Bush did as ...
by Little
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 06:17 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The Canadian Press, a commercial news agency operating in Canada reported this week that a Freedom of Information expert had some harsh words to say about Hillary Clinton's email recordkeeping. ...
by Mark Lippman
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 05:14 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The CBC has interviewed Daniel Metcalfe , head of the Justice Department's Office of Information from 1981 through 2007, regarding Hillary Clinton's use of private email, and her statement regarding ...
by Little
Comment Count 308 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 06:09 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
So. A few things. 1. Link to Clinton statement, and pertinent question: Where was the server for her email located? The server for her email was physically located on her property, which is ...
by Little
Comment Count 243 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 06:42 PM PDT with 30 Recommends