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|Why Secularism Is The Evangelists Staunchest Protector [From Themselves]
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing, May 22, 2015: Remembering Gallery K
I used to live in Washington, DC -- it seems a couple lifetimes ago, now. Washington can be pretty boring because so many people are rather full of themselves. And I worked with lots of lawyers, ...
|Breaking: Repubs, Dems, Lobbyists Win 60 Votes, Fast Track Advance
Just saw Senate voting on Motion to Advance on CSpan, Durbin a no, but next two brought vote to 60. Not sure how many are Dems, vote is continuing. Damn. How does this continue to happen, and ...
|Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Rhetorical Candles on the Birthday Cake Pearls of wisdom and piles of horse dung from various political types born in May: "Economic growth without social ...
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|Economic Inequality Illustrated
"The railroad tracks are covered at last," an editorial said. Not exactly. The railroad tracks were covered until they reached 125th Street - the beginning of Harlem. Moses had decided to ...
|Tough Times in the Hate Business
I guess when you run a hate organization, you have to keep the perceived horrors involving what you hate in the news in order to keep those donations rolling in. I mean, the hate don't pay for ...
|In the wake of local police militarization, does the US need a (more) national police force
Like a National ID card , some items common to other Western democracies seem problematic to American exceptionalists, but given the rise in regional and local police violence against unarmed ...
|On Redemption and Change: How One Man's Story Inspires the Battle to Change Minds and Hearts
In a Columbia office building, one older lawyer discusses and debates the issues of the day with the vigor of a much younger man. You'll have to excuse South Carolina's Tom Turnipseed if it doesn'...
|A refreshing story on how things should work
An East Point man held a would-be carjacker at gunpoint until police arrived and arrested the suspect, according to Atlanta police. Wait, but this sounds like just a RKBA story. Well, yes it could ...
|DFA: Help Stop Swiftboating of Elizabeth Warren
Progressive ideas have been getting a metric fck ton of increased media coverage due in a large part to the efforts of PCCC, DFA, and Dkos to get the word out on the courageous work of Senator ...
|Pew poll: 75 percent of Republicans want their party to challenge Obama 'more often'
Not satisfied. According to a new Pew poll, the ...
|Harvey Milk and a Lesser Known Hero
Today is Harvey Milk Day, when we commemorate the birth of the first true gay activist, Harvey Milk, born on this date in 1930.
|Diversity Matters: Measuring It
This week, I explored a metric I used about a decade ago to measure diversity and its effects. Essentially, it seeks to solve the statistical problem of not having a good way to measure diversity ...
|The mood of Daily Kos: Clinton or Sanders?
Not since the last great debates of HRC vs. Obama have I seen such "great" primary battles....people getting behind their candidates and attacking the other people's choice. Not a day goes by when ...
|Man and dog—researchers say we've been besties far longer than previously thought
Scientists looking into the genome from an ancient lower jaw bone of an at least 27,000 years old Taimyr wolf believe that it represents the most recent, common ancestor ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Clarence Darrow Testifies Before the Commission on Industrial Relations
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
|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 ...
Those of you who ...
|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 ...
|Museums 101: Mustang Hardtops (Photo Diary)||Ojibwa||05/22/2015||12|
|Christian Family Group Employed Child Molester
I apologize for writing about such unmitigated click bait, but this is just too interesting to ignore. It is like some radical atheist wrote a skit meant to show the hypocrisy of the radical ...
|Lobbying: The Global Toxic Effect
Firstly let me state that I am all for personal lobbying I regard it as an essential democratic right. However being a commie socialist nazi I do not think corporations are "people too, my friend" ...
|Marriage Equality in Ireland
Today is an historic day in the Republic of Ireland as the Irish people go to the polls to decide whether to amend their constitution to provide for marriage equality. If, as expected, the vote is ...
|When is a police dog a canary in a coal mine?
When marijuana starts getting relegalized. Pot Legalization Casualties: Oregon Drug Dogs Get the Pink Slip As Oregon prepares for the advent of legal marijuana beginning July 1, there are already ...
|Kansas House Gives Secretary of State Kobach Prosecutorial Powers
The Kansas State House moved today to send legislation to Sam Brownback which would significantly increase the role of the Kansas Secretary of State. Kris Kobach, in earlier testimony to the house ...
|That Time When Bernie Sanders 'Debated' Michele Bachmann On CNN - A Comedy
The soon to be officially announced presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, from Vermont, and former MN Republican Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann, from Uranus, were ...
|Cartoon: Crime and injustice
Click image for larger view. See more www.rebeccahendin.com Follow on Twitter @...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
|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 ...
|Ex-CIA briefer: Bush administration presented false 'intelligence' to the nation
No kidding. In the much-needed pile-...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Socialist Preachers Forced to Stifle Themselves For Fear of Landlord's Ire.
Definition of Socialism from the Socialist Party of Oklahoma: Collective ownership and democratic management of things collectively used and private ownership of things privately used. ```````````
|If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
Those of you who ...
|"Second Amendment [Shoot Back]"
" Everybody seems to be concerned with the greater good, say the last thing we need is guns in our neighborhoods. But when I weigh the good against the hoods wearing ‘em I think that if it’...
|TONIGHT: Vigils across the nation to Sunset PATRIOT Act!
DailyKos was founded in a spirit of resistance to the Bush agenda. We have a chance this week to undo part of that legacy, and return us to a better and more constitutional path. Fight for the ...
|Oregon high school junior confronts anti-gay haters, launches beautiful counter-protest
|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 ...
|Community Alert: White Americans Have a Gang Violence Problem
I have come to the conclusion that the white race in American has a serious problem with violence. There are deadly gangs thriving in every city and town with the tendency to kill without provocation.
|Cheers and Jeers: Thursday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Oh! More Things I Know: That President Obama has been on twitter for three days and hasn't posted a single funny cat pic shows he's not taking his twitter ...
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|Open thread for night owls: 'History will allow clear judgments' on Iraq||Hunter||05/20/2015||70|
|Boulder mom steps up for her kids
Kai Mackenzie has two children. Both were assigned male at birth...but that didn't take. As a parent, Kai McKenzie admits it took years to understand what it meant to raise a transgender child. Kai�
|Religious Hate Group Domain Name Expires - Redirected To Hardcore Gay Porn Site - Prayers Needed
Oops. Seems to be happening a lot these days. People are forgetting to renew their website domain names. It might not be the end of the world for some, but ...
| I am a NONMor(m)on!
Am I a Liberal?
|"Morons. I've got morons on my team"
Thus spake Strother Martin: And now we learn that because ... uh ... pornography is icky, our team is not going to release Osama bin Laden's porn stash . Now, let's see: we've got a holy ...
|LIVE: Mr. Aqua Buddha goes to Washington: Rand Paul filibuster against PATRIOT Act
"Couldn't we just for a couple of hours live under the Constitution?" http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/live-video/watch-live-rand-paul-opposes-patriot-act-on-senate-floor-322521155994 Paulistas ...
|America's Dumbest Congressman: Bush would have never invaded Iraq if he knew Obama would screw it up||Hunter||05/20/2015||237|
|McDonald's can't ignore worker protests before shareholder meeting||Laura Clawson||05/20/2015||13|
|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. ...
| Bobby Jindal doubles down on Mike Pence's antigay strategies for success
When only 4.6 percent of your state thinks you're doing an "excellent job," you can pretty much do anything, which is exactly what GOP Gov. Bobby Jindal is doing. After ...
|FCC Fines iHeart/Clear Channel $1Million For Broadcasting Fake Emergency Signals
You don't mess with America's EAS. iHeart Media, the home of Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck and Hate Radio, was fined on Tuesday by the FCC/Federal Communications Commission, for ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Fifty Striking Chicago School Children Supporting Teamsters Arrested and Jailed
If they want to fight, let them come on. We will call out every member of our union rather than give up. -Teamster President Cornelius Shea `````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
|Bobby Jindal Issues Executive Order For "Religious Freedom"
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal decided that today was the day to take a stand for straight people who felt under fire by the off chance they might find themselves in the same general vicinity of ...
Those of you who ...
|The Information Economy
Remember when what was left after most of it ran down Poppy Bush's leg said "...
|VIDEO: Clinton talks debt-free college for first time!
Huge news. Monday in Iowa, Hillary Clinton talked about moving toward debt-free college for the first time. Take a look at the video.
|A nun, a house painter and a Vietnam vet walked out of prison
From The New Yorker, May 18, 2015: On May 16th, three Christian pacifists—Gregory Boertje-Obed, a sixty-year-old housepainter; Michael Walli, a Vietnam veteran in his early sixties; and Sister ...
|White Privilege Is Too Obvious To Ignore||KantV420||05/20/2015||17|
|Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… End of a Late Night Era There have been gazillions of words written " Late -ly" (Get it? Get it?) about the impact of David Letterman on late-night comedy. They'...
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|This weekend we gather to celebrate our Cedwyn with her Mom and Portland friends!
Celebration of Cedwyn Saturday May 23 1:00pm At The ...
|A small but important detail
Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee in Illinois unanimously passed HB 3552, which is an amendment to the Disposition of Remains Act which would allow transgender people to provide written ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
|29 shots, 2 dead, No Charges: The West Bank, Ferguson and Obama's call for Community Policing.
A blogger who goes by the name "John Brown" writes at +972mag, often with righteous fury. Over the past few months, he's teamed up with Noam Rotem to research incidents where Palestinian civilians ...
|Advertising for God
If you use cash you're carrying around advertisements for God.
|KS Republicans Take On The Courts: Rule For Us Or Don't Get Paid
Kansas Republicans have decided that favorable rulings in court hearings may require some incentive - and that incentive boils down to whether or not judges get paid. http://www2.ljworld.com/news/...
|Los Angeles city council says yes to $15 minimum wage
Los Angeles is becoming the third major American city to ...
|Pennsylvania Governor: Decriminalize marijuana. Current laws are ripping families apart.
Upon testimony from doctors and patients, Pennsylvania considers common sense approach to marijuana. It has taken decades to get this point in our society, but key politicians are getting on the ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Mrs. Wells-Barnett Speaks at Chicago Meeting, Protests Race Prejudice in Strike
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Friday ...
Those of you who ...
|Fear and Shooting in the USA
Beware of Easy Comparisons when Discussing Use of Force by ...
|Barnes and Noble sued for wrongful termination
Victoria Ramirez put herself through college working for Barnes & Noble. She worked herself up the ladder from bookseller to merchandise manager at a store in Irvine, CA. But when she began ...
|Four workers dead, 11 safety violations ... and a $99,000 fine?||Laura Clawson||05/18/2015||70|
|Moondai Furbutts: Cutes And Cuddles
Having a great weekend in Spring is a wondrous thing. They should be enjoyed and treasured. But Spring is an "iffy" thing....you can't always depend on fine weather or enough time to do as you like.
|Paddle in Seattle Saturday (photo diary)
One of four staging areas as I arrived There was a ...
|Scott Walker stands by firing American workers as his top foreign policy idea
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Scott Walker got a little bit of side-eye from ...
|#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 ...
|Middle Schoolers will never get to Middle College if they think gender isn't binary
In a breakneck race with so many stupid folks, that scion of minor-league hate radio, Todd Starnes continues to suck up to the RW via his DIY psychological lemonade stand at Fox News to prop up pre-
Last summer we had a bad thunderstorm that knocked out our electricity for several hours. After the storm ended, I was talking to my neighbor on my porch when a tiny black kitten came running up ...
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- 180 House Democrats Just Voted to Cut Medicare Benefits, Paving Road for Future "Entitlement Reform"The House passed its "doc fix" deal today 392 to 37 . Party leaders were glowing in self-congratulation: Pelosi praised the deal, saying it had been a “privilege” to work with Boehner “in a ...64 comments 45 Recs