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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 ...
postmodernista 05/24/2015 10
Open thread for night owls. A reprise: 'Lies, Damned Lies, a Searchable Database of Lies'
Meteor Blades 05/24/2015 32
American reality distorted by media coverage and police response
In the last few days America witnessed something many have been stating for decades. The media coverage and interpretation of events is demonstrably race based. I walked into my home from after ...
Egberto Willies 05/24/2015 44
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 ...
studentofearth 05/24/2015 41
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, ...
DarkSyde 05/24/2015 47
Memorial Day and Flanders Fields
I often struggle to write about Memorial Day. It is about more ...
Mark E Andersen 05/24/2015 81
$15 minimum wage in L.A. is great. But it was only necessary because a Democratic Congress blew it
If national Democrats had done their job, ...
Ian Reifowitz 05/24/2015 93
The perils of trying to define 'an accurate pollster'
If the majority of polls in 2014 were accurate, this guy would be Governor of Kansas. Next week, you can expect to see a piece offering a review of the performances of the polling community from ...
Steve Singiser 05/24/2015 24
Do not call me girl: Women in the workforce
Years ago, when my career depended on my being so much better at what I did than were the men I worked with, and my willingness to work twice as hard for 60.2 percent ...
Susan Grigsby 05/24/2015 104
2015 Backyard Science Yardbird Race Tally #5
Welcome to the 2015 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race! This is the fifth tally for 2015, and is the official place to post your sightings, ask for help, and brag some if you wish. Here's ...
bwren 05/24/2015 75
How did you begin to unlearn racism?
Overpass Light Brigade, "Unlearn Racism" When the Overpass Light Brigade brought the message of " ...
Denise Oliver Velez 05/24/2015 485
Morning Open Thread: SAY IT NOW
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT) We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 6:30 a.m. Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel ...
officebss 05/24/2015 91
Sunday Talk: Not enough circuses
Faced with the prospect of a ...
Silly Rabbit 05/23/2015 139
Open thread: Unlearning racism, Flanders Fields and women in the workforce
What's coming up on Sunday Kos ... Do not call me girl: Women in the workforce, by Susan Grigsby Memorial Day and Flanders Fields, by Mark E Andersen How did you begin to unlearn racism, by ...
Barbara Morrill 05/23/2015 6
It's the iPhone's world, we just live in it ... for now
A wild boar and domestic pigs from Darwin's The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication In 2001, Michael Pollan authored a fine popular science book called ...
Mark Sumner 05/23/2015 76
This week at progressive state blogs: Gov. Kasich plays the suckers; Gov. Bryant writes a dumb op-ed
This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a ...
Meteor Blades 05/23/2015 9
This week in the war on workers: Who gets the benefits of trade deals?
The Senate advanced fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Thursday.
Laura Clawson 05/23/2015 45
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says swear words
'And furthermore ...' Ah, the political roast. Those glorious annual events in which politicians and the press get together and say terrible but perfectly true things ...
Hunter 05/23/2015 72
Spotlight on green news & views: Oil spills; the melting poles; Jeb Bush's climate change arrogance
See 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, Spotlight on Green ...
Meteor Blades 05/23/2015 31
Praise for Joy of Fishes
A short diary, praising the kindness, dedication, compassion, and steadfast good spirit who is known here as Joy of Fishes. More may be forthcoming from others Kossacks. I'll merely remark that she ...
43north 05/23/2015 24
View from the left—Pence bows out of 2016, setting up a highly unusual GOP primary prospect
Ever since the tea party started flexing its muscle in ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/23/2015 19
The Daily Bucket - Enormous Plankton Database
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
enhydra lutris 05/23/2015 52
How many minimum wage hours would you have to work to afford rent in your state?
Click map to enlarge Minimum wage increases passed by cities and states around the country are great news for low-...
Laura Clawson 05/23/2015 68
McConnell's NSA ploy fails, Senate blocks Patriot Act extension
The Senate provided a scene of remarkable drama in the ...
Joan McCarter 05/23/2015 33
Cartoon: Animal Nuz #252 - Raging Bully Edition
ericlewis0 05/23/2015 76
President Obama honors fallen soldiers in weekly address
President Obama devoted his weekly address to those who have given their lives in service to the country. This weekend also reminds us that, around the world, our men and women in uniform ...
Hunter 05/23/2015 3
Saturday Morning Home Repair
The Saturday Morning Home Repair Blog (SMHRB) is where we gather to discuss the many and varied aspects of home repair. Some here are trained professionals. Some, talented DIYers. All are welcome.
eeff 05/23/2015 39
This week in science: two in the Bush
Well worth a few minutes of three-day weekend Zen Former Florida Governor and presumed current front runner in the 2016 GOP primary, Jeb Bush, spoke on climate change this week. In just a couple of ...
DarkSyde 05/23/2015 70
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Republicans and their base
WaPo : Democrats say they are happy to see Republicans race to the right, since they believe it will put the eventual GOP nominee out of step with the general electorate. Some Republicans are ...
Greg Dworkin 05/23/2015 219
Pew poll: 75 percent of Republicans want their party to challenge Obama 'more often'
Not satisfied. According to a new Pew poll, the ...
Hunter 05/22/2015 42
Yup, Clinton can tell the Beltway media to go to hell
Heavens! Is that Hillary with some "everyday Americans"? BLASPHEMY! The same day I lauded ...
kos 05/22/2015 165
Rick Santorum blasts Fox News for limiting GOP debate to top ten candidates
The announcement that Fox News will be limiting the first Republican primary ...
Hunter 05/22/2015 81
Six Baltimore officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced that a grand jury has returned indictments for ...
Hunter 05/21/2015 114
Ex-CIA briefer: Bush administration presented false 'intelligence' to the nation
No kidding. In the much-needed pile-...
Hunter 05/21/2015 132
A not-indicted Chris Christie says media owes him an apology
Hang on, we have to savor this for a while : Chris Christie says the ...
Hunter 05/21/2015 73
If Hillary wants to avoid the beltway political media, well then, that's very smart
Hillary Clinton, at a small-business roundtable in Iowa, loses nothing by bypassing the traditional ...
kos 05/21/2015 263
Open thread for night owls: 'History will allow clear judgments' on Iraq
Hunter 05/20/2015 70
America's Dumbest Congressman: Bush would have never invaded Iraq if he knew Obama would screw it up
Hunter 05/20/2015 241
Sen. Ron Johnson: 'I'm not so sure I'm trusting President Obama' over Iranian leaders
I don't know how these people remember to keep breathing . Sen. ...
Hunter 05/20/2015 62
Chris Christie invokes 9/11: 'You can't enjoy your civil liberties if you're in a coffin'
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes on civil liberties, domestic espionage, and ...
Hunter 05/19/2015 106
Would Lindsey Graham have gone to war knowing 'what we know now'? He's not telling.
Lindsey Graham took to the airwaves yesterday to answer the _what we know now_ question himself. He turns in an ...
Hunter 05/19/2015 62
Marco Rubio positions himself as the president who will bring us our next war
Presidential contender Marco Rubio is trying his level best to bring back the glory days of the Project for the New American Century, aka The People Who Brought You The Iraq War. Are you the sort ...
Hunter 05/18/2015 75
Sen. Lindsey Graham announces he'll be announcing a presidential run
In the best news any of us will hear all week, Sen. ...
Hunter 05/18/2015 148
What we know now about Iraq we knew back then, too
Seeking to avoid the multi-day saga that Jeb Bush endured ...
Hunter 05/18/2015 145
Link found between anti-abortion attitudes and sexism
And a few other things, too. ...
Hunter 05/16/2015 132
To Ben Carson's fans, those 'gaffes' aren't gaffes
Hunter 05/16/2015 82
Scott Walker heads to Washington to pander to the 'religious' far right
Look, I'll hate whatever you tell me to. While Wisconsin Governor and likely Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is a favorite among business leaders looking for favors and wealthy ...
Hunter 05/16/2015 56
Boston Marathon bomber receives death penalty
Tsarnaev, in surveillance footage from the scene Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who with his brother planted two bombs at the 2013 Boston Marathon that killed 3 people and injured over 260 others,
Hunter 05/15/2015 375
Republican presidential candidates make traditional pilgrimage to seek 'evangelical' blessing
I'm right here! What more do you want of me?
Hunter 05/15/2015 30
Jeb Bush clarifies yet again: We should 're-engage' in Iraq, 'do it in a more forceful way'
It's been what, an hour or so, but Jeb Bush is once again feeling the need to clarify his stance on the Iraq War. By God he's going to keep doing this until he finds a way to make everybody happy .
Hunter 05/14/2015 145
Jeb Bush: Knowing what we know now, 'I would not have gone into Iraq'
At ...
Hunter 05/14/2015 95
Open thread for night owls: Carly Fiorina stiffed staffers on her last campaign. For four years.
I wonder how many candidates run for office the second or third time ...
Hunter 05/13/2015 82
South Carolina's 'Freedom Summit' delivers Republican wisdom at its best
'Hi, how are ya. So how many racist nutjobs we got here today? Stand up if you're a racist ...
Hunter 05/13/2015 29
Allen West warns of Sharia law at Walmart because a minor wouldn't sell him booze
While we are no longer contractually obligated to bring ...
Hunter 05/13/2015 86
Sen. Marco Rubio is a foreign policy genius
Seeking to differentiate himself from his fellow candidates in the bar-top bowl of nuts that is the Republican primary, Sen. Marco Rubio is positioning himself as the candidate for grumpy ...
Hunter 05/13/2015 67
A third of Republican primary voters think 'the government is trying to take over Texas'
Texas's only hope? Sooner or later House and Senate Republicans are going to push bills forward that make it illegal for polling firms to ask members of ...
Hunter 05/13/2015 203
Republican candidates agree: Ronald Reagan is the greatest living president
No love? Republican presidential candidates are united: The greatest president alive today is Ronald ...
Hunter 05/13/2015 155

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