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|French open 2015 Great Tennis Tournament For Fans
When you talk about tennis there is few tournament that deliver the best of tennis as we know the French open is the one of them. There's some other like US Open, Madrid Open, Australian Open. If ...
|Job Growth: Where it Is. Where it Isn’t . Why it Matters.
US counties with a net job loss since the nationwide recovery began five years ago. The data was provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It includes the total number of workers in ...
|Cartoon - The Sport Of Bashing The Poor
I don't know what happened today but this cartoon has received more shares on social media than any I've done before. My site has the more views today that it's ever received. Maybe people were ...
|Top Comments: Recipe Sources Edition
|Happy Birthday Daily Kos, and...
happy birthday to me as well. May 26 2002 May 26 ...
|Oil, Toil, Flooding & Trouble: 'BradCast' 5/26/2015
|Music Game: Find one and only one song from your childhood...
|NYC Kossacks Welcome peregrine kate and asterkitty - 5.16.15
|NH-Sen: Planned Parenthood & Other Goups Slam Kelly Ayotte's (R) Sham OTC Birth Control Bill
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Whole Foods Market on Lamar ...
|A Back-Azimuth on Iraq II
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|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/26/2015: Star Wars Is 38!
|Community Quilt for Gordon20024, Round 2
|The Evening Blues - 5-26-15
|Sanders makes run official: If people 'fight back, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished'
In a speech peppered with introductory "brothers and sisters," Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday made official his entry into the primary battle for the Democratic presidential nomination framed by ...
|I'll vote for Bernie
Bernie stands there, in his awkward, unphotogenic way, and tells America what she needs to hear. He is correct, he does not apologize, he does not pretend. I like this guy, and i'm bordering on ...
|The Fox News meme on Bernie Sanders: "badass left-winger" and free ice cream
|The Ghost And Mrs.Muir
Aileen ... well, my darling Leen is still here... and this movie was our favorite. But it has a twist...
|Earth Hour? No - Earth YEAR.
Earth Hour 2015. Wasn’t that a thing that happened? Do you remember participating? EarthHour.org has a nice website (here) and the organization seems fantastically sincere… but I wonder about ...
|Sadness and Reality
Next Monday we will be in our new home. With so many packed boxes sitting around it is starting to feel real. What is unreal is the level of fatigue I feel. Too much, too fast, too intense. What is ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
This is just a great deep dive on how restaurants in the Bay Area are adapting to minimum wage increases .
|This Needs To Be Said...
I read the news today... so much killing...so many negative thoughts...and the police are hurting... citizens are hurting... Well, I have something to say about that... something that I think may ...
|Did France just outlaw hunger?
As a fan of people getting enough to eat, I read with relish ( ;>)) of one government actually passing legislation directing that food for sale by grocers NOT be thrown away. Instead, it must be ...
|New study suggests geoengineering may be the only way to save coral reefs
Daily Kos writer DarkSyde wrote about the growing evidence that the phenomenon of coral bleaching , which threatens the world's coral reefs, is the result of climate change. Daily Kos ...
|The War on Women Continues
http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/senate-republicans-return-controversial-contraception-posture?cid=eml_mra_20150526 In this article we find the radical rights newest attempt to deceive Women ...
|Comfort Makes Me Right: Indigo Kalliope: Poems From the Left
Copper, cotton and fool's gold beaten into mash, shoveled down maws of metal monkeys, greater than the sum of ribs, thumbs, and vertebrae. Acid leak squeals spray from split purple lips. Road ...
|Livestreaming Bernie Sanders's official announcement of his candidacy for the Democratic nomination
You can watch it Live now. Why Bernie matters: A 2016 primary run by Bernie ...
|Conservatives are spending to boost Alan Grayson in the Democratic primary
The Club for Growth's new ad When Democratic groups meddle in a Republican primary, no one would dispute that it means the candidate they're "helping"—like, say, Missouri's Todd Akin—is the one ...
|In Wisconsin The Cronyism and Extremism Just Got Worse; No abortion for you.
No, he has no shame. Cronies, cronies everywhere is Scott Walkers modus operendi . It used to be confined to government jobs, agency and department heads, or appointments. No more. These ...
|Wagons (Photos): Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
|Game of Thrones 5.7—'The Gift'
Hast thou tried Head and Shoulders? Winter is coming. Remember that saying? Sure, it's floating on all those (now a bit sad looking) Stark banners, but it's also a big, honking, important theme ...
|Midday open thread: Democrats and climate change; perpetual war; Sanders to make it official
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Pro-life, Boko Haram style :
|How the Duggars and Right Wing Home Schoolers are Handling Sexual Abuse
One of the greatest reasons home school advocates give for home schooling is that the want to be closer to God. They want to move away from public sex ed. Evolution. And so many other harms in the ...
|Victory for fossil fuel divestment! University of Edinburgh will divest from coal & tar sands!
Divestment campaigners storm Engineering Building at University of Edinburgh I guess University of Edinburgh didn't like the divestment campaigners hanging out the windows of their Engineering ...
|Marco Rubio: Support for marriage equality is a 'real and present danger' to religion
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Marco Rubio, in the midst of his run for president as candidate of the youth and the future, has a sad (and kind of an angry and a scared) that opposing the right of people ...
Those of you who ...
|5 mo. later, true implications of King v. Burwell FINALLY starting to sink into skulls of GOP admins
|Hey, guess what finally hit 12.5 million?
Last week, I noted that the number of ACA exchange-based QHP selections has officially passed the 12 million mark nationally. I also mentioned that: Of course, when you throw in the missing tax ...
|Understanding Sexual Consent Isn't Hard: Education Company Makes It Easy
Over the last year there has been a debate around states that have moved on " YES MEANS YES " laws in regards to sexual consent, with some arguing those laws are "difficult to understand" for those ...
|Benghazi myths aren't hard to debunk, but can true believers hear it?
There's no amount of debunking that will convince the hardcore Benghazi conspiracy theorists or the cynical Republicans who believe they need a Benghazi scandal to defeat ...
|AL-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Richard Shelby's (R) Wall Street Wish List Bill
Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: The Republican head of the Senate banking ...
|Hey, does anybody have the number for Microsoft? I lost it.
I had it written on a napkin somewhere, or at least I thought so.
|The Louisiana gubernatorial race may get interesting after all
Gubernatorial frontrunner GOP Sen. David ...
|NV-Sen: Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Calls On Congress To Pass The Every Child Deserves A Family Act
Received this e-mail today from former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto's (D. NV) U.S. Senate campaign:
|Most House Republicans stand with President Obama on fast-tracking, most Democrats still against
Fighting it to the end. Thanks to 14 Democrats joining all-but-five Senate Republicans in approving fast-track trade legislation last week, it's now up to the House, which is where most close ...
|How dozens of lawmakers avoid paying rent
It's fair to remember, when you hear that members of Congress are paid $174,000 a year, that many of them are paying to keep up a home in their district and a place to live in Washington, D.C., ...
|PA-Sen: Pat Toomey (R) Votes Against Seniors, Jobs, Training Our Workforce & Consumer Protection
Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign:
|TPP is in trouble, thanks to public outcry /Updated with Action
|OvernightNews Digest: Memorial Day 2015 Edition
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Doctor RJ, rfall, JML9999 and Man Oh ...
|Car-free and middle-class status
It's now been nearly three months since I owned a working car. My decision to go car-free was part forced by not having a running car and not having the means at the time to afford even another ...
|My Buddhism Comes Out Of The Closet
On April 27 my life changed forever with a seizure and following that: the diagnosis of brain cancer. I am beginning full spectrum treatment on Thursday the 28th with radiation, chemo, and cannabis.
|Meditation-Waking Up Now
It is only human for us to think we will find happiness someplace “out there.” We think, “If I could just get the right job, then I could be happy,” or “If I just had someone to love me, ...
|Kansas Legislators Receive Praise And Warnings From ALEC
Kansas Legislators are preparing to return to work tomorrow in an overtime session of a state body originally scheduled to adjourn more than a week ago. What holds them in Topeka rather than back at ...
|Street Prophets Coffee Hour: Memorial Day
Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service. - ...
|Dog in Thailand Saves Infant discarded in trash
Hero dog saves the life of an infant baby who was discarded in the trash in Thailand. More below the fold.
|Moondai Furbutts: 25 May
Hope you're all enjoying your day off. Ceiling Cat says to spare a moment to remember those who cannot be here today. Thank you, and....
|Joseph Smith's Forty Wives - Thoughts on Organized Religion
In November of 2014, the Mormon Church officially admitted that its founder, Joseph Smith, had forty wives. While the polygamy of Mormon leader Brigham Young had long been acknowledged, founder and ...
|U.S. is paying the price for not investing in trains, and it's stupid
House Speaker John Boehner may think it's "stupid" to suggest that the recent fatal Amtrak crash had anything to do with lack of funding, but the evidence ...
|What Conservatives (And Politico) Still Don’t Understand About Fox News
Earlier this month Bruce Bartlett published a paper titled "How Fox News Changed American Media and Political Dynamics." Bartlett is a veteran conservative operative who worked in both the George H.W.
|A special pup needs some help and love. *updated with gofund me link*
A friend of mine recently began volunteering at a shelter in Texas. Recently, she encountered a puppy whose front legs don't seem to work right, and she captured the following moment on video.
|History 101: "Globists Cannot be Christians"
Within the overall Christian community, there continues to be waged the debate over who is really a Christian and who is not. For many, this is a debate about belief: belief in the Bible rather than ...
|Thank You to my Family Who Served Their Country
On this Memorial Day I am remembering the members of my immediate family who served in the Armed Forces.
|Overnight News Digest: May 24, 2015
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
|KosAbility: Taking a Step Back
I need to let y'all know that I've got some personal stuff occurring right now and coming up that, over the next couple or three months, is going to require a great deal of my time and small stores ...
|I didn't serve in Vietnam for freedom...
or liberty, or the flag. I didn't serve for the reasons people think of when they tell me, "Thanks for your service." I knew that this war was not about any of that stuff. I served for 365 days ...
|IGTNT: "I Served in the United States Navy"
I Got The News Today (IGTNT), which is one of the oldest continuous series on Daily Kos, provides members of this community a venue to pay their respects to those who have died as a result of the ...
|KosAbility: Pain 101
Our experience with pain is very personal in our journey through life. It can have an effect our physical disorders, emotions, social interaction and personal economics. This diary will focus on ...
|The promise of NewSpace
Ceres as revealed by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 4, 2015, from a distance of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers). The bright spots may be water ice. We throw a lot of terms around here on Daily Kos, ...
|Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Back to Basics: The Circuits of Commodities and Capital
Due to popular demand (which I cannot understand for the life of me), today’s piece will discuss chapters 4 and 5 in Karl Marx’s Capital , volume I. On the surface, these two chapters appear ...
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