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|Jeb Bush's favorite author pens book asking rich Americans to nullify U.S. laws
Jeb Bush is a "total nerd" for Charles Murray. ThinkProgress is the latest ...
|Vander Plaats won't require 2016 Republican candidates to sign another 'Marriage Vow'
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|Jade Helm conspiracy theorists are kind of dumb. Who knew?
F-35 fighters over Texas. Because they were built there. The Boston Globe went to ...
|Nebraskan lawmakers override Gov. Pete Ricketts's veto to abolish state death penalty
|Spotlight on green news & views: Shooting a black rhino for fun; extreme rainfall; protesting Shell
Check out OceanDiver's post . Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs,
|Kansas City, Kansas Councilman unleashed racist, misogynistic road rage rant after against teen girl
Kansas City, Kansas voters might want to re-think Chuck Stites recent election to office. A 17-year-old Kansas teen is claiming Kansas City, Kansas Councilman Chuck Stites unleashed a racist, ...
|No, Governor Walker. State Mandated Rape is not "a cool thing."
|King v. Burwell: How many people would lose tax credits in YOUR state, county or zip code??
Whenever I post about King v. Burwell, I have a tendency to lump all 34 states together into collective numbers ( around 6.5 million losing their tax credits , plus another couple million being ...
|Cartoon: Ireland's rainbow
Ireland's Same Sex Marriage vote this weekend was historic and happy news for gays & lesbians on the Emerald Isle. I believe the Supreme Court will decide this summer that a little rainbow in our ...
|Lift The White Mans Burden
Friday night I heard about the Duggar nonsense and then Huckabee came out and was defending it. My head was spinning about the contradictory 'defendable' sins and those that meet his condemnation. I ...
|Rick Santorum just announced that he's running for president||David Nir||05/27/2015||148|
|Is Globalization the Real Cause of US Unemployment and Chronic Stagnation?
Many progressives, myself included, have fallen into the globalization argument trap when accounting for chronically high average levels of unemployment in the US and low overall GDP growth rates or ...
|I Still Work With Cops
||Simul Iustus et Peccator||05/27/2015||35|
|Insurance company overhead costs explode under Obamacare
|ExxonMobil says mankind has 'enormous capacity to deal with adversity' caused by climate change
'Gentlemen: To evil.' ExxonMobil has a plan to deal ...
|Halliburton fined $7,000 for fracking site explosion that killed 1 and injured 2 in Colorado
The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined Halliburton seven whole thousand dollars for the safety violations that lead to the death of one worker at one of ...
|Former Arkansas Trooper: Jim Bob Duggar lying, only told him about one incident with one girl
Is a larger investigation on the way? Looks like the Duggar situation isn't going away any time soon. In an interview ...
|Anti-Hillary stunt backfires on Carly Fiorina
Carly Fiorina Carly Fiorina hoped ...
|Rand Paul joins Leadership Institute, vows to free American colleges from 'the clutches of the left'
It looks like Rand Paul's campaign advisers have ...
|France passed law making rooftop solar or gardens mandatory on new commercial buildings
Two months ago, France passed a law that requires the rooftops of new commercial buildings to be partially (at least) covered by solar panels or plants. The law, passed back in March, was a ...
|Jeb Bush gets all the Pinocchios for ISIS statements
Jeb Bush has tried valiantly to shake off his disastrous Iraq statements, including a lame ...
|Congratulations, graduates! Now, about your job prospects ...
This year's high school and college graduates don't face as dire an employment picture as graduates during and immediately after the recession, but that doesn't mean they've got it easy. According ...
|Midday open thread: Drug cartel builds CCTV network; 'clickbait' enters dictionary; microbead ban
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Reasonable measures :
|Happy update on the NY elementary kids forced to sit out the school carnival due to poverty
|Update: I may owe Mr. Boonswang an apology after all.
Two weeks ago I posted a diary about an attorney named Chad Boonswang who appeared to have pulled a pretty tacky ambulance-chasing stunt by sending tasteless notes to the families of the victims of ...
|Texas oil tycoon: We aren't having more earthquakes, just better earthquake detection
Who are you going to believe? Me or your lying eyes? Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens, who made his fortune in ...
|Administration puts pressure on Senate to save some form of NSA collection program
The White House is increasing pressure on the Senate ...
|Smoking gun shows that PG&E could have and should have prevented the San Bruno explosion
Eight people died as a result of the very preventable pipeline explosion in September 2010 Years before the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion that killed eight people, engineers knew that there ...
F' it we'll do it live. ~ O'Reilly ~ Live Santana is sublime. I still remember being awe struck the first time I saw Carlos Santana lead his band through a night of sonic magic.
|Officer admits sexually assaulting woman; charges dropped, pays $622.50 and has jail time suspended
How in the hell is this even possible ? Officer William Reese Oxendine was convicted in ...
|California Field Poll: Clinton Leads Big... GOP Candidates Flounder
The highly-respected Field Poll has just released some new numbers out of California that should surprise no one. The former First Lady, who won the California Democrat primary in her last bid ...
|New York City housing workers told to wear vests to protect themselves from New York City Police
Now, in the middle of the afternoon, people will be able to see you when the sun shines on you The NY Post ran a story a couple of days ago about how ...
|Big media's sneering, dismissive coverage of Bernie Sanders is a plague on democracy
The media are more interested in ...
|Advocacy groups urge Governor Brown to stop irrigating crops with oil field wastewater
Oil industry representatives, in response to criticism over their use of water for fracking and steam injection oil drilling operations during the drought, have claimed that oil field wastewater can ...
|Disease-a-week Challenge #1: California vs. Lou Gehrig's Disease
Last year, chronic disease cost America as much as all federal income tax and that year's installment of the national debt combined. Let me prove ...
|Elizabeth Warren: Stand up and say you're mad as hell and you won't take it anymore! (VIDEO)
Stand up and say you're mad as hell and you won't take it anymore! Elizabeth Warren was a guest speaker this week at The Code Conference —"where top industry influencers in ...
|A new poll has Pat Toomey ahead, but in the danger zone
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (left) faces a ...
|Carly Fiorina seeks media attention by standing around outside Hillary Clinton event
Carly Fiorina Failed Hewlett-Packard CEO and third-tier Republican presidential ...
|The shocking truth about the two Chicago Police officers posing in this horrendous photo
Chicago Police Officers Jerome Finnigan and Timothy McDermott The Chicago Police ...
|Scott Walker: Mandatory ultrasounds are 'a cool thing'
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Here's Gov. Scott Walker trying to paint ...
|Immigration activists vow Republicans will rue anti-immigration court ruling||Joan McCarter||05/27/2015||32|
|Obama's EPA steps up for Clean Water
It has been a long time coming, but the EPA and Corps of Engineers have issued their final rule on what waters are protected under the Clean Water Act - helping ensure that the headwater, ...
|Hillary Clinton stuns the political media by listening to voters
While the political press corps moans about how ...
|Florida Senate offers Medicaid compromise, Rick Scott and the Kochs reject it
Florida's Senate President Andy Gardner ...
|Rand Paul previews GOP 2016 strategy, takes Hillary Clinton out of context on Benghazi
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Will "What difference, at this point, does it make" be the "You didn't build that" of 2016—an out-of-context sentence from a Democrat that Republicans think they can ...
|Cartoon: Reasonable measures||Matt Bors||05/27/2015||24|
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