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It was the smirk that did it. We are used to the politicization of ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 357 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 08:30 PM PDT with 250 Recommends
The problem with the August full moon is that it wakes the sheep up. The sheep are locked up at night, along with the one stray rooster that doesn't get along with anyone else, but when the moon ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 159 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 08:30 PM PDT with 143 Recommends
By now, every progressive who signed onto the Internet in the past couple of days has no doubt heard about the explosion generated by the horrible, horrible insult — the utterly fireable insult ��
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 182 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 08:30 PM PDT with 116 Recommends
Welcome, New Users, to Daily Kos, from your host smileycreek. This diary is intended to help you orient yourself to the site and ask questions about how to use it. Below the orange gnocchi-doodle ...
by smileycreek
Comment Count 119 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 08:30 AM PST with 108 Recommends
Since Bill McKibben's diary ( via TomDispatch.com ) got pushed off the Recommended List Sunday by diarists claiming there is never anything worth reading anymore at Daily Kos, I've linked and ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 167 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 08:30 PM PST with 106 Recommends
I keep harping on this, I know. I say ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 236 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 08:30 PM PST with 100 Recommends
Steve Gilliard was one of the original "front pagers" at Daily Kos, chosen by Markos to write regularly in the days when the "front page" was all there was at the site. Steve was an iconoclast ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 90 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
What Bernie Sanders thinks , as compiled by Andrew Prokip at Vox. I've included paragraphs on five subjects, with only subheads for the rest: Move to a single-payer health care system The ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 154 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 93 Recommends
George Stinney's mugshots. Normally, I don't put a news excerpt from The New York Times in Night Owls, but I'm making an exception tonight to ensure that ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 98 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 08:00 PM PST with 93 Recommends
John Nichols at The Nation writes Bernie Sanders Has a Plan: Tax Wall Street and Make College Free :  Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders keeps bending the rules of Senate ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 126 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 92 Recommends
On Wednesday, in Mankato, Minnesota's Reconciliation Park, some 400-500 people gathered to dedicate a new memorial to commemorate the largest mass execution in U.S. history, the hanging of 38 ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 111 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 08:30 PM PST with 92 Recommends
The Arch City Defenders report on St. Louis Municipal Courts and their pattern of using traffic fines both as steady cash generators and as gateways for ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed Aug 20, 2014 at 08:00 PM PDT with 90 Recommends
I spent 44 months in "reform" school, jail and prison. Except for the three weeks I was in the Atlanta jail 49 years ago on a trumped-up charge of parading without a permit and insurrection ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 81 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 08:30 PM PDT with 90 Recommends
For the second time in as many weeks, Mitt Romney has made a gigantic ass of himself. To be technically correct about it, he made a gigantic ass of himself in mid-May, in the private Boca Raton ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 211 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 08:30 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
At Waging Nonviolence, Brock McIntosh writes As a veteran, I see ‘American Sniper’ as dangerous, but not for the reasons you’d think . An excerpt: After watching ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 95 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 08:00 PM PST with 87 Recommends
On this sad day of the passing of Nelson Mandela, I think it is worth republishing a piece written in 2000 by Farai Chideya—[Cheney and Mandela: Reconciling The Truth about Cheney's Votehttp://...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 125 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 08:30 PM PST with 87 Recommends
All right, I think we need a timeout here. A brief rundown of the last few days worth of news suggests that we may be at a tipping point. I'm not talking about climate change, or energy dependence,
by Hunter
Comment Count 148 comments on Wed May 30, 2012 at 08:30 PM PDT with 85 Recommends
by Hunter
Comment Count 279 comments on Sun Aug 28, 2011 at 08:30 PM PDT with 85 Recommends
A small word of warning: I am very, very tired of dealing with human stains like Mr. Todd Akin and his ilk, and so am not going to be very nice here, nor very lucid about it. Mea culpa. At a ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 165 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2012 at 08:30 PM PDT with 84 Recommends
Tara Murtha at RH Reality Check provided us with a good reminder that media, after more than 40 years of feminist activism and criticism, still has far to go in doing our ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 131 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 08:30 PM PDT with 83 Recommends