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|Global Warming Makes Me Sick(er)
I can't remember a year like this one, as bad as this one. I've been feeling wiped out since I got home from the long weekend on Tuesday. My neighborhood is enveloped in an invisible fog of grass ...
|I Declare June 27th to be Draw Thomas The Tank Engine Day!!
Inspired by these leather-clad patriots and their masterstroke of wit and satire, I was ready to fly to Arizona, go to a mosque, and get my sacrilege on. I had my crayons all set to draw some stick ...
|Down and Out in Brooklyn and Queens
New York, I love you, but you're freaking me out. I've been working full time and trying to find a place to live that I can afford and it is going nowhere. Bouncing back and forth between Brooklyn ...
|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 ...
|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.
|Some Gifts Just Stink!
Ever gotten a gift that just sucks? I mean it really stinks! My brother, of all people, gave as a wedding gift a hot dog bun warmer to my wife and I. I really didn't know what to say about this ...
|Rand Paul attacks Republican NeoCons "ISIS exists and grew stronger because of - hawks in our party"
Rand Paul blames 'hawks in our party' for Islamic State's rise By Nick Gass “ ISIS exists and grew stronger because of the hawks in our party who gave arms indiscriminately , and most of those ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A., Glacier Nat'l Park & Maine Meet-Up Info — What if...?
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|The Grieving Room: Memorial Day Open Thread
I am posting this as an Open Thread for people who want a place to gather. Many people today are grieving family and friends who served and/or died in uniform. Others are grieving deaths that ...
|Cartoon: The bad intelligence
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I've quoted this passage before, but I think it bears repeating. Some of the defenders of the Duggar family are saying that those mean ol' godless liberals are persecuting the Duggars because of ...
|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 ...
|I ♥ Democratic Socialism: I am so happy ...
and grateful to Bernie Sanders. The decades of Republican-driven hopelessness may be receding just a little. Light is on the horizon. Here's a little haiku to put this into the Daily Kos minimum ...
|Volunteer opportunities at the US Open
Color me strange. I just don't get it. From the US Open Website; All volunteers for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship will volunteer for a minimum of four (4) shifts with each lasting approximately ...
|sHell No: Activists chain themselves to Arctic Challenger
Activists have chained themselves to the anchor chain of Shell's drilling support ship Arctic Challenger in Bellingham Bay, WA, in a protest to raise awareness of the serious impacts of Shell's ...
|Bombing the Gulf of Alaska
I have never visited the Gulf of Alaska. Not any other place in Alaska. In spite of it, I can certainly appreciate the fact that it holds the most pristine waters and environment in the world, ...
|President Obama has lost Paul Krugman on TPP
There's been some notable discontent among progressives who look to Paul Krugman for his refreshing honesty on a number of topics and his willingness to state plainly when emperors are ...
|George W. Bush Did Something Much Worse Than Lie Us Into War
The Iraqi regime possesses biological and chemical weapons, is rebuilding the facilities to make more and, according to the British government, could launch a biological or chemical attack in as ...
|Projecting a Climate Change Timeframe - Holy $h*t
In researching a book I'm writing I've been collecting prognostications about climate change. These have been gathered over time from numerous sources. But they are projections and hence a ...
|NARP Unloads on Conservative Idiocy re Amtrak
The National Association of Railroad Passengers has a blog post that gets right to the point. It is a perpetual wonder for many passenger advocates that Amtrak—which, it’s worth noting ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Park Meet-up Info — WHAT IF?
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|Cartoon: The Stars Are Right
The Greatest Living (or Un-living) ...
|Eye opening and sad - homeless
I'm not looking for kudos here. I want to tell a sad story about homeless on a micro level. There's a man who lives at the entrance to the parking lot where I shop. He has the usual signs - "Please ...
|The Grieving Room: Clearing away space for... ???
Participating here is an act of trust between blogfriends who know each other and between people who have never met. We send our needs, our cries for help, our poems of loss and recovery, our ...
|GOP Admits Opposition To Trade Pact Authority is Running 25-1 Against It
Surely the Business Roundtable can do better than this. Or maybe not: Top House Republicans believe the business community is blowing its chance to clinch a trade deal. Unlike unions, they say, ...
|Paddle in Seattle Saturday (photo diary)
One of four staging areas as I arrived There was a ...
|#Shell No - Happening Now in Seattle
From King 5 news Right now all entranceways to Terminal 5 in the Port of Seattle are blocked in protest of Shell's plans to drill in the Arctic. Hundred of people converged on the terminal ...
|Western US drought advances; Washington State declares state of emergency
Not good, but nowhere near the catastrophic California drought. Yet. With only 16% of normal snowpack this year, half of Washington State is in drought condition; putting 1.2 bn of crops in ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Park Meet-ups — Home Cooking?
|Cartoon: Critical reactions
Cartoonists have been getting attention lately, and not in a good way, from the renewed debate ...
|Marco Rubio Blows the same Iraq War Question “It was Not a Mistake”
Marco Rubio's campaign ran off the rails when Rubio flubbed the answer to what had to be the question he was expecting most: Knowing what we do now was the invasion of Iraq a mistake? (BEGIN ...
|Shell Polar "Destroyer" Arrives (Photo Diary)
Before all the attention/I took this from the Jack Block side Thursday afternoon, 05/14/15, I heard you could see the Polar Pioneer coming into view from Alki Beach. I went to Jack Block Park ...
|Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Solidarity in the time of choleric "trade" deals
Epidemics of cholera as well as other serious diseases, including neoliberalism, can take a toll on solidarity. "Trade" deals, and the conduct used in pushing them through to adoption, can be ...
|Citizen-led WA ballot initiative pushes politician climate action
Washington state legislators are concerned that a $25/ton carbon tax proposed in Carbon Washington’s ballot initiative, I-732, will be too “blunt” an instrument. So they are reviving a more ...
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