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|Overnight News Digest 05/29/2015
|Open thread for night owls: And now for a bit of feline delight
It's Friday, so forget politics for three minutes and watch these felines have a blast in a cardboard cat maze. Notice they can't even herd themselves. Best part after 2:05.
|Global Warming Makes Me Sick(er)
|Top Comments: Taste the Rainbow, Republicans
You know, you'd think that since I'm now only writing for Top Comments every other week, I'd actually be able to write diaries . I had just the topic in mind for tonight, but it was apparently ...
|Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
Young Guv -- "Ripe 4 Luv"
| People need Nature
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|GOP job ad
Now Hiring. Come work for GOP as politician or lobbyist. Excellent pay w/benefits. Qualifications. - Tall white male preferred - Must be able to read aloud provided talking points - Should be ...
|LiveBlog & Live Stream - The Phoenix Mosque Cartoon "protest" 102 degrees @ 6:15pm PT RWNJ Cosplay
So along with Sons of Anarchy stars at Comicon in Phoenix, some cosplay will occur with RWNJs in 30 minutes, as Jon Ritzheimer tries for his 15 minutes of fame. Unfortunately, the bar designated ...
|Still no charges for Cleveland Police nearly seven months after killing Tanisha Anderson
Tanisha Anderson “They killed my sister,” Joell Anderson, Tanisha’s 40-year-old brother said as he fought back tears. “I watched it.” Suffering a mental health breakdown on the evening ...
|Geraldo Rivera just stuck foot deep into own mouth condoning sexual assualt
|Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Words of Wisdom for 2015 Grads "You're stepping into a world that's, well, pretty rough. It's pretty chaotic, pretty divisive. You've got climate change, you've ...
|Bill in Portland Maine||05/29/2015||148|
Shane Ortega ha served three combat tours...two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan...two as a marine and one in the Army...two as a woman and one as a man. Sgt. Ortega is stationed at Wheeler Army Air ...
|Weren't alive in '65? Then this July 13th could be your lucky day
...or maybe you just weren't alive to the awesome power and the awful responsibility of fusion politics back then. I know I sure wasn't. Perhaps you've admired North Carolina's Forward Together ...
|“Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life”
One might think that as the subject of innumerable books, a Hollywood movie, and status as a feminist and artistic icon, there wouldn’t be anything more to add to the conversation on Frida Kahlo.
|Marcia G Yerman||05/29/2015||9|
|Cartoon: Urgent government recalls
Click to enlarge The massive recall of cars with exploding airbags got me thinking about other things that are ...
|Heat Waves, Floods, Forest Fires -- Just another Day in the Post-Industrial Neighborhood
I wonder if future generations -- assuming they survive -- will look back and call this generation: The Golden Age of Fossil Fools ...? Or perhaps the " Era of Hopeless Cynicism " will stamp this ...
|Ben Carson may be running for president, but he still gets $40,000 per speech
The news that Ben ...
|Report: Hastert was paying man to keep quiet about sexual abuse dating from Hastert's teaching days
Denny Hastert A new report ...
|NYT: Payments by Hastert Linked to Report of Sexual Abuse
Grey Lady J. Dennis Hastert, the former speaker of the House of Representatives, was paying a man to not say publicly that Mr. Hastert had sexually abused him decades ago, according to two people ...
|Virgin America aircrew outdoes Southwest Airlines
Unlike the woman who was denied access to her cellphone to communicate with her suicidal husband on Southwest , apparently one simply has to take more extreme measures to get attention and handle ...
|If Only Bernie Would Do Some Crazy Sh1t..
You know rather than speaking logically and truthfully to the average American Why cant he just stand up and get some nut-case conspiracy all of his own, then the MSM would know just what to do. ...
|Stressed? Tense? Watch this amazing video and relax.
Gravity Glue (Michael Grab) is a Canadian now living in Boulder, Colorado. For years he's been making incredible rock sculptures by balancing rocks on each other making amazing constructs. Some are ...
|Midday open thread: Arctic ice at record low; Sandy victims blame Christie; Bush and the coal barons
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Mitch McConnell and Snuggly the Security Bear Beg to Spy :
|Judge disqualifies all 250 prosecutors in Orange County, CA because of widespread corruption
Between San Diego and Los Angeles is Orange County, California. With more than 3 million residents, it's larger than 21 states. If Orange County were a separate country, its economy would be the ...
|Those guys who boosted the 'surge' in Iraq? They're eager to do it again
Explosions in late 2014 variously described as an ISIL truck bomb or a U.S. airstrike in the town of Kobane on the Turkish-Syrian border. ...
|Federal appeals court strikes down Idaho's 20-week abortion ban||Joan McCarter||05/29/2015||23|
|'Patriots' hold cartoon contest in front of Arizona mosque
I see we're still ignoring the Waco murders to focus on "cartoon contests." You can draw your own conclusions as to why a bunch of fourth-tier patriots have decided that drawing pictures of ...
|Hellraisers Journal: The Appeal to Reason Covers the Show-Down Between John D Jr & Frank P Walsh
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
|Black family receives letter telling them they 'don't belong here,' community rallies around them
|Republicans still no closer to saving their own asses on Obamacare
Have fun with this, guys. We've just got one more ...
|Funk Friday - Fred Wesley
Fred Wesley is an American jazz and funk trombonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the second half of the 1970s.
|Stunning maps showing how much you need to earn in each state to afford a two-bedroom rental unit
Time to #RaiseTheWage The National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual housing report has been released and it once again shows the dramatic ...
|artificial sovereignty for artificial islands: is the internet like an ocean
Unlike the island-hopping campaigns in World War II, more nuanced conflicts will occur in the South China Sea, no different than recent cyber-attacks especially if the processes of the Law ...
|Black people almost 9 times more likely to be arrested than white people in Minnesota
The ACLU has released a study concerning Minnesota and what is clearly a racially driven bias in how law in meted out. The numbers show a startling disparity in the way police enforce low-level ...
|Republican governor vetoes North Carolina 'right to discriminate' bill
Amanda Scott and Christina Corvin ...
|Here's what we know about Denny Hastert's indictment so far, and here's what happens next
Denny Hastert, discussing the Mark ...
|Emergency bridge repairs to snarl Virginia-to-D.C. traffic
The Memorial Bridge carries about 68,000 vehicles per day—including buses—between Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Or, it did. That's going ...
|More bad news... for John McCain!
Rep. Matt Salmon is considering a primary campaign against John McCain On Tuesday, Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced that she would challenge Republican Sen. John McCain, but the senator ...
|His mind would never be more than that of a three month old.
|The incredible power of love and silence (VIDEO)
Art interrupted. Well-known performance artist Marina Abramovic held a performance at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City. The performance piece featured her sitting silently across a ...
|Republican judge ponders impeachment as another Obamacare lawsuit rears its ugly head
Boehner gets his day in court, and a ...
|Media frets over how to cover everyone in the Republican 2016 clown car
Does Ben Carson's 10 percent in national ...
|Whoa! Look at Alaska!
|Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... Fri. News Dump
Arliss Bunny and OllieGarkey join us at 11:30 ET for our Fri. News Dump and Recycle Center. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to add your 2¢ to the Show convo. Or, Tweet us with ...
|Flashback to 2006: Dennis Hastert helped cover up a teen sex abuse scandal
Dennis Hastert Dennis Hastert ...
|Sunday Senate showdown over Patriot Act might kill it forever||Joan McCarter||05/29/2015||57|
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