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|Just One Picture. It's Purple - Street Prophets Fuzzy Friday
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|NYT: Payments by Hastert Linked to Report of Sexual Abuse
|Black Kos, Week In Review
|The Discredited Gay Equality Study and the Smell Test
|Virgin America aircrew outdoes Southwest Airlines
|Santa Barbara Oil Spill: 50 Years of Drill, Spill, Repeat
Photo: Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara Fire Department Memorial Day typically ...
|Stressed? Tense? Watch this amazing video and relax.
|Hellraisers Journal: The Appeal to Reason Covers the Show-Down Between John D Jr & Frank P Walsh
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
|Bernie Sanders Doesn't Need Big Media to Talk Directly With US
Meteor Blades had an important recent diary on Big Media's sneering, dismissive coverage of Bernie Sanders. It was a timely reminder that candidates willing to fight for the 99% have a critical task:
|Phyllis Schlafly bemoans that today's immigrants aren't white enough to her liking
Phyllis Schlafly has always been a racist, right-wing jackass, but at least she's honest about ...
Those of you who ...
|artificial sovereignty for artificial islands: is the internet like an ocean
Unlike the island-hopping campaigns in World War II, more nuanced conflicts will occur in the South China Sea, no different than recent cyber-attacks especially if the processes of the Law ...
|High Impact Posts: May 28, 2015||jotter||05/29/2015||5|
|What I don't understand about Willie Soon...
and any other "scientist" who sets aside his or her intellectual integrity for cash. Ahem. Here goes. So by now it is old news that famous climate change denier Willie Soon has taken massive ...
|60-million-year-old fish fossil discovered—by one of Canada's most well-known creationists
60-million-year-old fish fossil—give or take 59,994,000 years or so. A Canadian man from Alberta discovered the fossils of five 60-million-year-old fish in a Calgary basement.
|Republican Debates-American Idol Style
There are over 20 contenders for the Republican party's nomination for POTUS. The problem is how to narrow the field to 10 in such a way that is fair and does not exclude a potentially strong ...
|Cuba is off the terrorist list
[http://www.wlky.com/politics/cuba-taken-off-terrorist-list/33285658 WLKY:] The U.S. State Department says Cuba has been taken off a list of state sponsors of terrorism. Secretary of State John ...
|“Sincerely held religious beliefs” N.C. anti-gay marriage bill vetoed by McCrory
A bill that essentially allows “ Sincerely held religious beliefs ” to trump Constitutional law had a quick turn-around with a veto only a half hour after reaching the office of a governor ...
|Museums 101: GM Cars of the 1960s in America's Car Museum (Photo Diary)
During the 1960s, General Motors cars—Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick, and Cadillac—continued to dominate the American market. Shown below are photographs of the General Motors cars on ...
|Whoa! Look at Alaska!
|May 29, 1932 - Bonus Army arrives in D.C.
"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, will be directly proportional to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated ...
|Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Angle of Repose Friday"
It's "Angle of Repose Friday" on The After Show You know, the angle in which a granular substance stays in place on a slope. Makes sense to us. The New York Housing Authority is forcing city ...
|Mojo Friday - "I'm Sorry." Are You? Really? - Edition
How many times have you seen someone apologize and knew their heart wasn't in it? They weren't the least bit sincere? Or, they qualified their apology? Or. somehow in their apology, they manage to ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A., Glacier Nat'l Park & Maine Meet-Up Info — Your Eyes?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|Truth's Polar Opposite Takes on Polar Ice
Chris Mooney at the Washington Post has a wonderful piece debunking a recent Forbes post by Heartland's increasingly irrelevant James Taylor. Unsurprisingly, Taylor tries to mislead readers by ...
|Native American Voting Rights
I would like to suggest Dailykos to run a petition for the following site , a proposal by the Dept of Justice to improve the access for voting locations. Sorry but I don't know the proper method for ...
|GUS Friday Morning Open Thread
Good morning, my dreams get on my last nerve. And my shoulder hurts from lifting a really heavy bag of cat litter a few days ago. And Flickr won't let me post any pictures. Ain't that tragic? Smooch ...
|Arizona's McCain and Flake swap Apache Holy Land to foreign mining company- Contact Congress
This is outrageous. Oak Flat in Arizona, an Apache holy place where coming-of-age ceremonies have been performed for many generations and is a sacred place for prayer, has been handed over to an ...
| “The road to hell is too often paved with Jazz steps.”
On this day in Labor History the year was 1912. That was the day fifteen women lost their jobs for dancing on their lunch break. The women worked for the Curtis Publishing Company in ...
|The Rick Smith Show||05/29/2015||2|
|The Biggest Mistake of Big Oil is Bigger Than Climate Change
Climate change is real. The climate has changed, and it will change some more. The climate is now like Darth Vader: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsW9MlYu31g I am altering the deal. Pray ...
|DOOMSDAY CLOCK Moves Up To 11:57 "current efforts are entirely insufficient" on Catastrophic Warming
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have taken the sobering step of moving their Doomsday Clock from 11:55 up to 11:57 the closest we've been to to global catastrophe since 1987 and the bad old days ...
|My little corner of the world
The key to surviving in my neighborhood is ... you see nothing. You know nothing... and you judge nothing... Uh there's a few typos and a couple of missing words. But I sort of ... well, I mean my ...
|PTSD, Politics and Pot
I am not a veteran, but I can think of few people that deserve our collective respect & support more than those that have actively risked their lives in the interest of our country. I often wish ...
|I ♥ Democratic Socialism: I wish Kurt Vonnegut were around to vote for Bernie Sanders
Come let us fart around and celebrate our anywhere Saints. We may not win our quest for a new day in American politics and in our world. In fact, by experience we have learned that we probably won't.
|IAN: May 29, 2015 Music to wake you up
Welcome to another Friday! So I'm having trouble waking up and focusing again today and I thought I'd share with you some music that gives me 'juice' when I need it. They also make good walking/...
|Armed bikers draw cartoons of Muhammad at an Arizona mosque. What could go wrong?
Let's hope nothing does go wrong, but so far more than 500 800 people have RSVP'd to attend a Muhammad cartoon drawing contest in Phoenix on Friday, similar to the contest in Garland, Texas . That ...
|Overnight News Digest -- "Perhaps Repubs Just Need More Sleep" Edition||rfall||05/28/2015||15|
|Amtrak is a Microcosm for the Nation
If last month's fatal Amtrak crash had anything positive come from it, it was the perfect timing with which the Republicans showed their true colors. Without the headlines that the derailment ...
|Top Comments: the Butterfield Blues Band edition
A look at a group that was never a mega-seller, yet were pioneering in their own way (and recently inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame) after the jump .....
|What You Don't Know About Mental Health Can Kill You or a Loved One
There's a diary out today. Yet another instance where the police come to the home of someone in a mental health crisis and the crisis ends in death. I wish this was a rare occurrence, but today's ...
|120 CEOs Managing $12 Trillion Ask G7 Countries for Bold Climate Action
(photo courtesy of OxFam International) From ThinkProgress.Org : A group of more than 120 CEOs and other institutional investors who manage more than $12 trillion in assets sent ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/28/15: Vintage Photographs
Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share part of the evening around a virtual kitchen table with kossacks who are caring and supportive of one another. So bring ...
|Pam from Calif||05/28/2015||125|
|SpiritSisters: Writing In Women's Voices. New diary series
Graphic by Michelle Robinson. Used by permission of the artist. Activist women have walked many different paths, and have come from many different places and life experiences to get to where we ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/28/2015||107|
|Bill O'Reilly: Simpletons responsible for liberals catching up to conservatives
|anti-democratic election methods
Here is the result- see the disparity- if all votes counted equally, regardless of location, the bottom row would be all 1's Ok, Hi. You all know how into election design I am, and this last ...
|Why Do American Workers Insist On Holding Each Other Back
"Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” - John Steinbeck Today, one of my friends ...
|Keeping Up: Street Prophets Thursday Coffee Hour
Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know with you. I first started doing computer graphic art in 1998. As time ...
|The War of Fog: Fox News complains that US military won't allow itself to kill more people
In its desire to fuel the RW need to "re-engage" a more complete war in Iraq, Fox News trolls for military insubordination and more collateral damage. Darn that over-regulated military chain of ...
|The Birth of The Armored Tank
By 1917, World War One was a stalemate. Both the Entente and the German armies were bloodied and exhausted. The development of the machine gun and the shrapnel artillery shell had given the ...
|Want to know how much corporations paid US Senators to fast track the TPP bill?
Our democracy reads like an open book. What you see is what you get. You follow the money you get your answers. That's the way fast tracking of the TPP went down in the Senate. The ...
|Daily Kos World of Warcraft Update: Good Weeks for Team PM and Team Z
Standard disclaimer: Leave your loathing of meta, World of Warcraft, or community diaries outside. If you think we should be playing your MMO instead, start a guild and write a recruitment diary. ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Abraham Lincoln: the bond of human sympathy should unite all working people.
My friends, it is solidarity of labor we want. We do not want to find fault with each other, but to solidify our forces and say to each other: "We must be together; our masters are joined together ...
Those of you who ...
|The Thundering Failure of the Democrats
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|No, Sanders isn't gaining on Clinton, but that doesn't mean he hasn't won
He's already won. Believe it or not (I didn't at first), Hillary's primary poll ...
|Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Thank God It's Giovedì"
If it's Thursday on The After Show with Wink & Justice; then Thank God It's Giovedì (that's what we call it)! The Pentagon accidentally ships anthrax to private labs around the country; a ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A., Glacier Nat'l Park & Maine Meet-Up Info — Night Owl?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|Question: if Sanders isn't 'serious', then neither are most GOP presidential wannabees
More popular than the jokers in the GOP side. Here is the ...
|Why Organized Labor Should Give Bernie Sanders Strong Primary Election Support
..by author of "Save our Unions" Steve Early | Posted: 05/27/2015 3:37 pm EDT When Steve Early first met Bernie Sanders: When I first met Brooklyn-born Bernie Sanders, he was a ...
|Who's ready for an organic, meatless, fast-food drive thru?
Amy’s Burger prepared for the forthcoming Amy’s Drive Thru from Amy’s Kitchen The future of American style sustainable food is coming to a drive-thru near you. The ...
|Battleground Texas threatens to sue Texas over widespread voter disenfranchisement
Today, Battleground Texas' Legal Director Mimi Marziani sent a letter formally notifying Texas Secretary of State Carlos H. Cascos that Battleground Texas is prepared to file a lawsuit if the ...
|GUS: A Little Nudge
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support diary for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are quitting ...
|Nebraska abolishes the death penalty
The legislature [http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/nebraskas-death-penalty-repealed-veto-override-n365456 overrode the governor's veto]. Nebraska became the first conservative state in more than ...
|Independent Lens: the film "1971" reminds us of COINTELPRO and its abuses
In the Wikileaks age of PATRIOT Act and USAFREEDOM Act, it is important to remember how important patriotism has always been and what means are necessary. 1971 http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/...
|The Daily Bucket - small gosling drama on a mudflat
Put this together a while back...nothing very dramatic (well maybe it was for them), photos not great, very common bird and all, but I liked the moment. And we have no bucket yet today, so - The ...
|Republico does some Hippie-punching in the land of Bernie Sanders
The self-described democratic socialist kicked off his long-shot run for the White House in his adopted hometown of ...
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- Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you. We keep hearing politicians say "I'm not a ...32 comments 16 Recs
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- Who doesn't want to be able to take better photos? With seemingly everybody taking more pictures than ever I thought it would be a good idea to post a diary in which folks can openly discuss and ...39 comments 11 Recs
- Today I have a guessing game to start the conversation. I set a picture down on the Coffee Table. So, before you kick your feet up, and place your favorite beverage down on the table take a guess ...10 comments 7 Recs
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