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|Blaming Baltimore's Problems on a Black Mayor
|Ben Carson high-profile African-American to enter the GOP's presidential primary
|Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Bringing In The May: The Heroes of Haymarket
One hundred and twenty-nine years ago today, history was made at the Haymarket Square in Chicago, Illinois. This piece of history was so critically important to the lives of working men and ...
|Right wing endorses the political effectiveness of rioting
The right's response to the riots in Baltimore shows how riots can seize the attention of those who otherwise can't be bothered. Cross posted from Pruning Shears .
|To the Bigot Who Lives in My House
SPOILER ALERT FOR BOXING FANS Dear Bigot, Your comments after the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight were offensive. Basking in his victory, Mayweather stood on the ropes at the corner of the ring, ...
|Please Help Ashley McKenzie Legal Defense Fund
Support the Ashley McKenzie Legal Defense Fund: http://bit.ly/1DAat5E Hello everyone, I'm new to Daily Kos, so I apologize if I'm breaking any rules here. My friend is currently facing 6-15 years ...
|The most racist areas in the United States
Colors changed so the map can be seen by all. Original is below the fold. Click ...
|Religious Right Outraged Over CBS Correctly Calling FRC An SPLC Designated Anti-Gay Hate Group
Last Sunday, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council was on Face The Nation to discuss marriage equality. Prior to beginning the discussion/interview, Bob Scheiffer mentioned that CBS had ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Landlords want tenant farmers with plenty of "force," meaning little children.
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Monday ...
|Now This Proposal Is What A Crude Oil "Export Pipeline" IS - TransCanada's Upland Pipeline Project
National environmental organizations and Democrats [often motivated by Tom Steyer campaign contributions] have created a mythology about the Keystone XL Pipeline claiming this to be an "export ...
|The OPOL Report: Fake change in a new box edition
||One Pissed Off Liberal||05/03/2015||135|
|'Sir, are you injured anywhere?' vs. 'F*ck your breath.' Only one kind of approach provokes riots
No snarky comment here. Not for this image. 'Why?' It's the most useful one word sentence in the English language. It's how we begin the search for causes, for understanding, for truth. We have to ...
|Yes it's Sunday and once again...
time for the dizzy monster to eat dark holes in the spirit world' On this blessed, gettin' up Sunday morning I would like to talk about faith and the power of GOD...God...god! (think Echo...echo.
|Conversation in a Rural Midwest Barbershop
I live in the rural Midwest. Agriculture is the dominant activity, and most folks live in small towns. In many respects, it is a good place to live. People are mostly decent and hard working. ...
Before we get into all the arguments that have been brought up in the marriage equality debate, I thought I would spend a little time addressing the legal aspects of marriage in America. Rand Paul ...
| Is " the Pursuit of Happiness" still an "inalienable right" with a criminal background?
The Declaration of Independence was the foundation that this country was built on. The sentiments included in it are no less important today than they were when it was first written and delivered. ...
|Reclaiming secularism is the key to protecting religious liberty
Over the past few years, two topics have come to dominate the discourse about religion in America. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act and especially the rapid acceptance of marriage ...
|Filastin: 6 year old child arrested in Jerusalem; The Death of Compassion
This is a roundup of news related to Palestine with a particular focus on grassroots action and peaceful civil disobedience in the Occupied Territories and within the borders of Israel proper. We ...
|Escambia County (FL) GOP Candidate 4 Sheriff: Progressive-Conservative Vision Community Policing
On May 2, 2015, at a gathering of about 30 residents of Escambia County, Mr. Doug Baldwin, Sr., a Republican candidate for Sheriff with 35-years of experience in law enforcement as a well-known and ...
|Maryland - Truth & Reconcilliation
Baltimore - Washington - 2015 Born and raised in Maryland in the 1940s and 50s, I've spent the last half-decade settling family affairs in Prince Georges County between Baltimore and Washington DC. ...
|The Problem With The Police Is The System
Nora Levinson is a privileged white woman--she is the CEO of Caeden , a small company that mixes tech hardware with wearable fashion. Last Wednesday, she decided to join the Freddie Gray protests ...
|out of left field||05/02/2015||15|
|Hellraisers Journal: Father Hagerty's Wheel of "Perfect Industrial Unionism" Offered for Study
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Tuesday ...
|View from the left—the scourge of inequality persists
While I scrambled to assemble posts this week about the ...
|(sic) = sic erat scriptum, "thus was it written" - or: "Yo G, that Thug (sic)!"
But nevertheless, thug is an interesting word, and to the extent that we need to be able to hear it as more than some antique, static, dictionary definition, then I think that that's part of the ...
|Lower the Voting Age
On March 23, 1971, the 26th Amendment was passed, lowering the national voting age from 21 to 18. It came about as a response to the fact that young people could be drafted but couldn't vote. Today, ...
|Who Said Property Is A ‘Self-Evident’ or ‘Natural’ Right?
There is a widely held belief that property is one of those “self-evident” or “natural” rights that must be protected at all costs. But who said so and on what basis? What most people don��
|The NSA, the CIA, and the Cold War: A book review of Patriotic Betrayal by Karen M. Paget
When I was growing up in the 1960's my parents used to tell me stories about their activities in the National Student Association in the late 40's and early 50's. Liberal Democrats, they would tell ...
|Shocking Facts for Anti-Blacks
Has anyone visited the comment section of an MSN news story, which involved police brutality of blacks, or just blacks? If you have, you probably noticed an ill feeling in your gut as you read the ...
|Rand Paul's advisers explain to him why joking about riots might be bad
And just think, it's only April. Of 2015.
|Mike Huckabee: Supreme Court 'cannot overrule God'
American Taliban It's the ...
|Ted Cruz says Barack Obama has 'inflamed racial tensions'
Makes Sarah Palin look like an intellectual.
|Texas Republican ties gay marriage to Baltimore riots
Oh no, the horror. And so on.
|Clean-up, curfew and more from Baltimore||Hunter||04/28/2015||22|
|Rand Paul passed through Baltimore: 'I'm glad the train didn't stop'
Oh, he's so funny . Presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) weighed in on the turmoil in Baltimore on Tuesday,
|Sen. Ted Cruz: 'Liberal fascism' is going after American Christians
I really have nothing to say here. The ...
|Rand Paul says overthrowing Hussein was a 'mistake'
I really wonder whether the Republican base can ...
|Religious 'leaders' demand liberal justices recuse themselves from marriage equality case
No. Only Thomas and Scalia may decide gay marriage cases. Thus sayeth the empty cardboard boxes. I see that conservative activists will be satirizing themselves this week. Well, it ...
|PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 4/24/15 Edition
Received this e-mail from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign today: Sen. Toomey says one thing in ...
|Republicans fretting over 'GOP demolition-derby circular firing squad' like it's a bad thing
Good luck with that. Republicans are already _extremely alarmed_ at how their presidential primaries ...
|Open thread for night owls: Militia movement finds new 'patriot' to defend
A mine owner in Oregon ...
|Allen West: Football players are getting injured because you don't pray enough
Allen West was at one point a genuine congressman from ...
|Michele Bachmann says the Rapture is coming: 'Rejoice'
Looks like the Apocalypse to me.
|Ted Cruz says Obama is an 'unmitigated socialist' who is 'profoundly dangerous,' and so forth
'Oh spirit of Reagan, I summon thee and bind thee to my will.' Ted Cruz, the ...
|Open thread for night owls: 'No evidence' climate change will be 'catastrophic', opines Charles Koch
A rising tide will lift my yacht.
|After entering relationship with lobbyist, Rep. Bill Shuster pushed for one of firm's key priorities
Suit, flag, and original thoughts paid for by Airlines For America. Please have them back by Thursday. The news that House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (R-...
|Mike Huckabee: America 'moving rapidly towards the criminalization of Christianity'
Going for the spittle-flecked piece of crap vote. One wonders at how these ...
|A lonely Bobby Jindal writes op-ed praising himself for how great he is
Nobody cares. I see Louisiana governor and ex-somebody Bobby Jindal is still taking to the op-ed pages in a desperate attempt to convince his Republican party to pay attention to him. His latest ...
|Open thread for night owls: 'The true cost of wind power'
Eric Wemple catches Newsweek misleading readers about the ties of a writer who ...
|Hillary Clinton flies on airplane, and America deserves all the details||Hunter||04/22/2015||128|
|Yes, House members can bring their AR-15s to work
Good to know . A Republican lawmaker is allowed to have an AR-15 in his office as long as it ...
|Bill O'Reilly outraged at how America's poor people are soaking the rich
Pity the rich Bill O'Reilly, fresh off his latest victory in once again saving Christmas from the American ...
|McCain and Graham blast candidate Rand Paul, who blasts them right back
I'll push him, you trip him. One of the most interesting emerging dynamics of the ...
|John McCain openly mocks presidential candidate Ted Cruz
To work with Ted Cruz is to hate ...
|MD-Sen: Donna Edwards (D) Fights Back Against Fast Tracking The TPP
Received this e-mail from Rep. Donna Edwards' (D. MD) U.S. Senate campaign:
|Ohio Gov. Kasich pondering whether God wants him to run for president
One of the dangers of relying on guidance from God in order to determine whether you will or will not be running ...
|Putin wanted Steven Seagal to be an honorary what?
The conservative fixation on Putin continues to get stranger This ...
|PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 4/17/15 Edition
Received this e-mail from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign today:
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