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|No, Governor Walker. State Mandated Rape is not "a cool thing."
|Nebraska abolishes the death penalty
|1968: Richard Nixon stuns the political media by listening to voters.
|Texas & Alaska Floods: El Nino & Hot Oceans Start a Year of Hellish Weather. It Will Get Worse.
|Intense Precipitation Events on Rise in USA - Predicted by Climate Models in 2007 IPCC Report
That graphic from Climate Central shows the top fifty cities in the United States with the largest percentage increase in intense rain events (comparing the decade 1950-1959 to the ...
|Midday open thread: Drug cartel builds CCTV network; 'clickbait' enters dictionary; microbead ban
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Reasonable measures :
|White Racial Logic: The Real Difference Between Waco and Baltimore
Recently, outlaw motorcycle clubs engaged in a daylight gun battle in Waco, Texas. This combat involved hundreds of people. The mall where the riot occurred was left resembling a war zone, with ...
|Cartoon: Les Beastiables -- Jeb Bushbaby
Les Beastiables ("Les Bez"): Beasties say the darnedest things! Today's Beastiable is Jeb Bushbaby. He's a bit dangerous because he seems to have prematurely announced he is running for President, ...
|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 ...
|New York City housing workers told to wear vests to protect themselves from New York City Police
|Big media's sneering, dismissive coverage of Bernie Sanders is a plague on democracy
The media are more interested in ...
|High Impact Posts: May 26, 2015||jotter||05/27/2015||4|
|Mark Ruffalo just tweeted my fracking wastewater diary
Exclusive:Video shows tar balls & oil slick from fracking wastewater near CA produce irrigation site http://t.co/z3b2qrYEXZ via @dailykos — Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) May 27, ...
|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 ...
|WI-Sen: Al Franken (D. MN) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Al Franken (D. MN) in support of Russ Feingold's (D. WI) comeback bid against Tea Party U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R. WI):
|OH, GA, MO, AZ, NC, IA & SC-Sen: The GOP Senators Who Took The Most Corporate Cash To Fast Track TPP
Former Bush Trade Representative & U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R. OH) took the most pro-TPP corporate cash. The Guardian has a great article out about which U.S. Senators took the most corporate cash ...
|Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa!"
It's "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa! Wednesdays" on The After Show. We were going to call it "Germanic Mercury" but you know what they say, if you have to explain a joke, yada yada ya. ...
|PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 5/22/15 Edition
Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Toomey says ...
|Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... Linda Tirado
We Act Radio and author Linda Tirado joins us at 11:30 EDT talkin' Min. Wage, Unions and Labor rights. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to add your 2¢ to the Show convo. Or, Tweet ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A., Glacier Nat'l Park & Maine Meet-Up Info — What if...?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|Angie in WA State||05/27/2015||141|
|Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Bernie's Day
Great "error" page for Bernie Sanders. Love the Brooklyn accent that he's never lost. TPM : For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into ...
|IAN: Wednesday, May 27, 2015: Chocoholic Edition
Chocolate, rich, delicious chocolate! If you have a chocolate/milk allergy, then I apologize, this diary is not for you. ALSO! HAPPY BIRTHDAY FLORIDASNMOM!!!!!!!!!!! Happy Birthday FLSNMom!
|Open thread for night owls. Cole: Kaplan's call for renewed imperialism in Middle East is boneheaded
Let's have some more cakewalks, 'kay? Robert D. Kaplan recently wrote a piece (behind a paywall) saying it's time to bring imperialism back to the ...
|NYC Kossacks Welcome peregrine kate and asterkitty - 5.16.15
The NYC Kossacks welcomed both peregrine kate and asterkitty to Spitzer's Corner on a gorgeous Spring day. As usual, it was a great group of Kossacks with fabulous food and terrific conversation.
|NH-Sen: Planned Parenthood & Other Goups Slam Kelly Ayotte's (R) Sham OTC Birth Control Bill
So last week, U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R. NH) and Cory "Personhood" Gardner (R. CO) introduced a new over the counter birth control bill: http://blogs.denverpost.com/thespot/2015/05/21/sen-cory-
|DK members fighting
Crowds surged through the store as they battled to purchase one of the Polaroid 40inch HD TVs which is now out of ... http://dailym.ai/1CmKILl#i-7aeaf837a0df59fa I picked a picture for this diary ...
|Mark Ruffalo: On Mother's Abortion And The Libby Anne Bruce Response To 'I Am Not A Feminist'
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/26/2015: Star Wars Is 38!
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
|Community Quilt for Gordon20024, Round 2
Cedwyn's quilt at her memorial celebration this past Saturday, in Portland, OR Gordon20024 has a cancerous mass on his neck. It will be removed this Thursday --
|George W. Bush offered to officiate same-sex marriage ceremony
Hypocrite. I'll let the story speak for itself : As was widely reported before, the Boston Globe notes that former President George H.W. Bush made headlines ...
|Sanders makes run official: If people 'fight back, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished'
In a speech peppered with introductory "brothers and sisters," Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday made official his entry into the primary battle for the Democratic presidential nomination framed by ...
|Cartoon: All lives matter*
Krazy sale at www.kchronicles.com! Support ye olde gentleman cartoonist at Patreon!
|Comfort Makes Me Right: Indigo Kalliope: Poems From the Left
Copper, cotton and fool's gold beaten into mash, shoveled down maws of metal monkeys, greater than the sum of ribs, thumbs, and vertebrae. Acid leak squeals spray from split purple lips. Road ...
|Livestreaming Bernie Sanders's official announcement of his candidacy for the Democratic nomination
You can watch it Live now. Why Bernie matters: A 2016 primary run by Bernie ...
|Wagons (Photos): Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
|Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile: Reader/lurker survey, with poll
Thoughts about Black Kos, (with a poll) Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez After reading and responding to many of the detailed and thoughtful comments, in " How ...
|The Bat Bomb: America's Oddest Weapon
No, it's not a Hollywood scifi movie about a caped superhero . . . In World War Two, the US military had actual plans in the works to use bats--Mexican Free-tailed Bats, to be specific--as living ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Nat'l Park Meet-Ups — Hot Rods?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|Peaceful protestors in Cleveland jailed for days in filth; repeatedly given 'piss-yellow' water||Shaun King||05/26/2015||37|
|High Impact Posts: May 25, 2015||jotter||05/26/2015||8|
|IAN: Tuesday, May 26, 2015: I'm 75 in IAN Diary "Years."
Yep, another milestone. And timely too. I'm all 3-day-weekended out. (Not complaining, you understand, just explaining.) Tuesday! A day to have a slice of IAN cake and sip a beverage.
|Holiday Open Thread tonight. Monday Night Cancer Club.
Thought it was time to see what everyone was up to. How is treatment going? How is post treatment going? How are you surviving your survival of cancer? Are you newly diagnosed? Are you ready for ...
|My Buddhism Comes Out Of The Closet
On April 27 my life changed forever with a seizure and following that: the diagnosis of brain cancer. I am beginning full spectrum treatment on Thursday the 28th with radiation, chemo, and cannabis.
|Have some fun: reply to TransCanada's clueless twit
Today, TransCanada — builders and promoters of both Keystone XL and the Energy East tar sands pipelines — had this to say about their commitment to protect the environment: We help protect the ...
|Meditation-Waking Up Now
It is only human for us to think we will find happiness someplace “out there.” We think, “If I could just get the right job, then I could be happy,” or “If I just had someone to love me, ...
|Rich Lowry was very, very upset over Michelle Obama's commencement speech
It appears First Lady Michelle Obama acknowledging ...
|Why Does the United States Still Honor White Supremacist Confederate Trash on Memorial Day?
Memorial Day was a tradition inaugurated after the American Civil War by (now) freed black Americans. Black America's history is American history, even while too many of those who are invested in ...
|High Impact Posts: May 24, 2015||jotter||05/25/2015||4|
|A special pup needs some help and love. *updated with gofund me link*
A friend of mine recently began volunteering at a shelter in Texas. Recently, she encountered a puppy whose front legs don't seem to work right, and she captured the following moment on video.
|Remembering soldiers of color on Memorial Day
United States Army Private First Class William K. Nakamura, U.S. Medal of Honor recipient, awarded posthumously. In "
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/25/2015||114|
|IAN: Beaches, Monday, May 25, 2015
Monday! It has been raining and raining and raining in Colorado...and I'm missing the ocean. As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group gives Kossacks a safe place to check in, ...
|The Justice Department on Netroots Radio Presents: "The Streets of His Soldier Mind"
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- Time for a feel good story - Vivian Bailey, 97, never had the chance to go on a field trip as a child, but on Tuesday, she took the “field trip” of her dreams to the White House and was even ...8 comments 19 Recs
- Recently, outlaw motorcycle clubs engaged in a daylight gun battle in Waco, Texas. This combat involved hundreds of people. The mall where the riot occurred was left resembling a war zone, with ...39 comments 23 Recs
- Les Beastiables ("Les Bez"): Beasties say the darnedest things! Today's Beastiable is Jeb Bushbaby. He's a bit dangerous because he seems to have prematurely announced he is running for President, ...13 comments 18 Recs
- This was first published on my blog back in August 6, 2014 Michael Brown, 18 was killed Saturday, in St. Louis, apparently shot by a bullet from a police officer’s gun. The FBI will investigate ...1 comments 7 Recs
- Chicago Police Officers Jerome Finnigan and Timothy McDermott The Chicago Police ...112 comments 271 Recs
- ....that you have not seen or heard in ages and post it. I have found one in the deep recesses of my brain, and now it is your turn. :) Was there a 45 you wore out when you were a kid that you've ...131 comments 39 Recs
- Cedwyn's quilt at her memorial celebration this past Saturday, in Portland, OR Gordon20024 has a cancerous mass on his neck. It will be removed this Thursday --74 comments 49 Recs
- The NYC Kossacks welcomed both peregrine kate and asterkitty to Spitzer's Corner on a gorgeous Spring day. As usual, it was a great group of Kossacks with fabulous food and terrific conversation.100 comments 51 Recs
- Thoughts about Black Kos, (with a poll) Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez After reading and responding to many of the detailed and thoughtful comments, in " How ...240 comments 74 Recs