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|Victoria Jackson ain't no Al Franken
There's another SNL alum throwing a hat in the ring, running for public office. But not in the tradition of Al Franken, who's a serious guy (Stuart Smalley notwithstanding) and knowledgeable about ...
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|Good News from Oklahoma
By now, most Americans are aware of the movement to push the Washington, DC NFL team to give up its obnoxious team name and mascot, "Redskins." I don't need to repeat the arguments here. The same ...
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|Cuba! (in 21 pictures)
One of my French relations, Lucile Chriqui, is a talented young songstress. She loves the music of Cuba and has taken extended trips there to immerse herself in the culture. I'm sharing some ...
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|Breitbart Attacks Loretta Lynn Nomination for AG (now w/screenshot)
She's well known as the Coal Miner's Daughter with bias in favor of the working poor. And don't even get me started on her progressive stands on women's issues: This won't stand with Andrew ...
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|GFHC: Salem Witches
Bicentennial envisioning of the trial of Rebecca (...
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|Vigilante "Border Guard" Stockpiled Ammo & Explosives
Last week, Meteor Blades shared a story of a self-appointed border guard, Kevin Lyndell Massey, arrested in Brownsville, Texas on gun charges. He's part of Rusty's Rangers , a group which has been ...
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|SD-Sen: Shannon County & Native Votes
I learned a couple of interesting things from a recent Mother Jones article. One is about why Native Americans don't have much use for former ...
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|Columbus Day is now Indigenous People's Day in Seattle
Right on! About flippin' time! Next Monday in Seattle, you might as well alder-roast some Fraser River sockeye. There were a few Italian-Americans who showed up to object, but the City Council ...
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|Good News! Federal Court Ruling on Mountaintop Removal
Right on the heels of yesterday's good news court ruling restricting mining around the Grand Canyon National Park comes another today which upholds EPA's authority regarding mountaintop removal. ...
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|Federal Judge Nixes Grand Canyon Mining
Grand Canyon National Park, south rim The action was taken by the Interior Department under Ken Salazar, ...
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|"Hands up, don't shoot" in Hong Kong
This seems very important to me. Ferguson's gone international. Click through to Vox for pictures. Chinese democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong have taken up the Ferguson, MO approach to ...
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|Wyoming wants a surplus aircraft carrier
No, really. Not kidding!! There's some silliness afoot in the world these days, mocking the authorities' bizarre acquisition and hoarding of excessive military force. The Onion offers up a silly ...
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|WHO closes lab in Sierra Leone after staffer contracts Ebola
There's been lots of diaries on Ebola on Daily Kos, an average of more than one per day this year, so there's lots of background and news available. I'll skip repeating that, and get right to ...
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|GFHC: Keeper of the Falcons
Jane Seymour, third wife of Henry VIII of England Keeper of the Falcons sounds like a character from Game of Thrones, doesn't it? That HBO series is at least partly inspired by the War of the Roses (
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|GFHC: If Walls Could Talk
Well, in this case, it's a piece of furniture, but the same principle applies. I lost my mom last winter, so some of her things have now been passed to me. This is the story of one of them, a ...
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|Changing Snowfall Patterns
There's been a lot of snow this past winter, but also extended drought in the West. And the planet's ice cover, in the form of glaciers and sea ice, has been undeniably receding over the last ...
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|GFHC: Lady Zelig, Titanic Survivor
Lifeboat 6 from the Titanic, as it approached the Carpathian on the morning of April 15, 1912. Helen Churchill Candee (née Hungerford) had one heckuva ...
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|GFHC: Robert Hungerford Industrial School
My ancestry includes some of the earliest settlers of Connecticut, including one Thomas Hungerford. He was recorded in Hartford early, 1639, moving to New London in 1650 where he died a dozen years ...
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I want to pick up a hard copy of the New York Times tomorrow. That's because the National Enquirer has bought a full-page ad to retract falsehoods they published about actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, ...
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|Bye Bye Love: R.I.P Phil Everly
The Everly Brothers were important to people who were forming their musical taste in the 50s. They have also had ongoing retro popularity. The songs hold up and get covered regularly. Phil Everly (...
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|US Customs Officials Destroy Musician's Instruments (Updated)
Too fucking stupid for words. Wanton destruction, and for no useful purpose at all. Not a lengthy story, but absolutely outrageous. I think this deserves some attention : Boujemaa Razgui, a flute ...
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|Fracking Conflict Heats up in NM
Mora County, NM is famous as being the first in the nation to pass an anti-fracking ban earlier this year . It's a rural county, with a small, mostly Hispanic population, one of the poorest counties ...
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|GFHC: Lost in the Flood
I have a few different Fuller branches in my family tree. In the course of looking for connections between them, I came upon one Aimee Martha Fuller and her husband, Wilfred Edwin Thomas, aka "Fred."
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|Fish Not Out of Water
A lot of efforts to protect endangered species get framed as jobs vs. the environment. With salmon, that's not the case. Instead it's a matter of different sectors of the economy at odds with each ...
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If you were asked to alphabetize a list of words, most likely you'd do this, right? Q: apple - pumpkin - log - river - fox - pond A: apple - fox - log - pond - pumpkin - river But if you were a ...
|Land of Enchantment||10/22/2013||6||41||1||-|
|Anonymous Park Rangers Speak Up
We have been recently treated to the Congressman who told a Park Ranger in DC that she should be ashamed of herself . (Because of the government shutdown he and his party had worked so hard to bring ...
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We definitely live in a time when even the most dedicated of cynics has a hard time keeping up. Charles Pierce's piece in Esquire, published this morning , strikes a chord for me: We have elected a ...
|Land of Enchantment||10/01/2013||12||21||1||-|
|WalMart Walks It Back
The right wing is yelling louder and louder about how ObamaCare is gonna cost jobs. We hear reports, here and there, of companies knocking employees back to part-time to avoid the crushing cost of ...
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|Popular Science Shuts Down Comments on its Website
A sign of the times: Popular Science, the 141-year-old publication that's one of my favorites to pick up at airports for in-flight reading, shut off comments on its website today. An important part ...
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|Barefoot and Pregnant
Just when were liking initiatives from the new Pope Francis with echoes of Liberation Theology, we get this from a lay Catholic initiative: A [fringe] Catholic website this week encouraged its ...
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|Vince Gill vs. Westboro "dips#!ts"
Westboro Baptist "Church" is more a business plan/scam than a church. They go around being as offensive as they possibly can be, particularly at military funerals. Their objective is to piss someone ...
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|And Now There Are Seven (marriage equality counties in NM)
Grant County (pop. 29,514, principal town: Silver City), in deep red southern New Mexico, will be the 7th of 33 counties in the state to issue same-sex marriage licenses. This follows District Judge ...
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|And Then There Were Six (NM counties with marriage equality)
Taos is a small town; the whole of Taos County has something short of 33,000 population. And it's the 6th county in New Mexico to announce it will issue same sex marriage licenses, starting tomorrow ...
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|A Walk to the Vatnajokull Glacier
I can't bear to pay attention to the news just now. And I've also got some pictures to work through from a recent trip to Iceland. Here's the first batch, from an excursion to Skaftafell National ...
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|GFHC: Chiseled in Stone
Consider the Curtiss family, amongst the first settlers of the coastal town of Stratford, Connecticut. Last year, on a side trip after Netroots Nation in Providence, I visited some colonial-era ...
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|Ft. Campbell Sexual Harrassment Program Head Arrested for Stalking
When will they ever learn : Haas was immediately removed as manager of a program meant to prevent sexual harassment and assault and encourage equal opportunity. This one doesn't seem to have ...
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|Country Music Legend George Jones, RIP
George Jones, born September 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Texas, died today in Nashville. As to his extraordinary voice, one can't say it better than this quote from Waylon Jennings: "If we all could sound ...
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|GFHC: Swept Under the Rug
In this case, the end of the life is where we begin our story: Paul W. Beck (passport photograph, 1919) Oklahoma City, April 9, 1922 Post Field army aviation officers paid a ...
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|GFHC: The Tenth Cavalry
When one looks at a lot of Census forms, as we genealogy enthusiasts are wont to do, one finds a variety of extended family members taken in by relatives. Which is to say, what's called the "...
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|GFHC: Let's Give 'em Something to Talk About
A lot of the people you look at, digging around in the records, are unremarkable. They do come more to life if you find a picture. Of course, if you knew them in person, there'd be things to love or ...
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|The Megaliths of Carnac (pix)
I made a trip to France earlier this year, including visits to the American Military Cemetery in Normandy. It is kept with reverent and loving care on the bluff overlooking the beach where on D-Day,
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Note: This post is a modfied version of a letter mailed last week. In addition to light text editing, I've added blockquotes, pictures and links. Taos Pueblo Color Guard (New Mexico)
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|GFHC: Screen Captures 101
These days, I do most of my genealogical work on Ancestry.com. They've got a huge selection of records which can be conveniently linked to each relevant fact. But they've also got libraries of ...
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|Mr. Rogers Custer-Lovin' Neighborhood
There's been much talk about New Mexico RNC member Pat Rogers this past week. He ...
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This is a followup to last week's post, Notorious , looking again at German-Americans during World War I. The lesson in this post is that you can learn a lot from passport applications. Let's ...
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Every so often, something turns up on some branch of the family tree which calls for a google search. Census listings and vital statistics records just don't do the story justice. Slacker speed-...
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|TN Legislator thinks he's Paul Revere
Given that it's Tennessee, something like this might be a launching pad for a state rep to move up the food chain and run for higher office. This turned up on local TV news today, so I fired up the ...
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Up with Chris Hayes on MSNBC is one of my favorite TV shows of late. Informative, rarely bombastic. There's always food for thought. New perspectives and context for stories of the day. Perhaps ...
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|Dawn Chorus: Paradise of Birds (updated)
The Faroe Islands : This is one of those mysteriously remote sorts of places, like the Aleutians or the Falklands, that most would be hard-pressed to find on a map, let alone aspire to visit. The ...
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|NN Breitbart Wannabe Alert w/Pic
This woman just trolled the Native American Caucus, shooting video while trying to provoke material she could use to embarrass Elizabeth Warren, presumably on behalf of Scott Brown. (I doubt she's ...
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|Unreliable Sources: GFHC Open Thread
The starting point is this picture c. 1900: A classic Gibson Girl , one might say. She died when I was little, and my memories of her are minimal. I've asked around but no one knows anything ...
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|High Impact Posts: April 25, 2012
This is WAY NOT jotter , at your service. Filling in. Tomorrow, full service jotter, complete with "A year ago in Daily Kos" and other missing features, will return! Welcome to jaypark241 (...
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|High Impact Posts: April 24, 2012
Welcome to Frank Sinclair (user_id 341085) who registered at 2012-04-25 04:47:46 EDT, the most recent of 126 in the preceding 24 hours. Yesterday 166 Kogs published 200 posts of which 196 were ...
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|Leafing Out (spring photos)
Not being much of a church-goer, I tend to think of Easter more in the pagan terms it's drawn from. My favorite thing about this particular religious holiday is that it's set by its relation to the ...
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|A Little Help from a Friend
Like most everyone else here on Daily Kos, it was a relief when I joined. I wasn't alone any more! In my case, it was at the heart of the Katrina cataclysm—September 1, 2005. I'm grateful DK's ...
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|OWS Nashville: The Kids are All Right
There were arrests in downtown Nashville on Friday and Saturday night. It was kinda bogus, as Gov. Haslam (heir to the Pilot Truck Stop fortune)
|Land of Enchantment||10/30/2011||50||131||1||482|
|Elouise Cobell, RIP
Elouise Cobell, one of the most important Native American leaders in recent decades, has died .
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|Occupy Nashville Revisited (Saturday pix)
Went down to check it out Saturday. There was a General Assembly, and then a march around downtown Nashville. The legislative plaza was busy with a book fair, so Occupy Nashville went to City Hall/...
|Land of Enchantment||10/17/2011||24||33||1||142|
|Signs of the Times: Occupy Nashville
The pictures speak for themselves. Noon rally today, at Legislative Plaza by the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville. The weather ...
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I'm not generally one to cuss out a stranger in public, but I did it today. Well, strictly speaking, I only spoke harshly and didn't exactly cuss, unless muttering "Go to Hell!" under my breath ...
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|Los Alamos Burning, Then and Now
When you live downwind from where some of the deadliest stuff ever known on earth is concocted, you mostly put it out of your mind. But when the place is burning, and you're breathing the smoke, it'...
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|Upriver to Minneapolis & NN11 (pix)
Since there's only so much one can do with shoes as a ...
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|Steppin' Out in Minneapolis: The NN11 Shoe Diary
I was thinking of letting this series expire, as it's gotten a little repetitive. Besides, I'm not sure I like being known mainly for this. But I had the idea of auctioning off the above-the-fold ...
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The day before yesterday was the anniversary of the 1980 Mt. St. Helens main eruption in Washington State. Before 1980, snow-capped, gracefully symmetrical Mount St. Helens was known ...
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|NM-Sen: Hector Balderas is In
Chris Cilliza posted on FaceBook that a guy at Bloomberg tweeted that State Auditor Hector Balderas (D) has filed to run for the seat of retiring Senator Jeff Bingaman. Rep. Martin Heinrich (NM-01) ...
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|97 years ago today
Nowadays, the Rockefellers are probably best known as the namesake for the TV show 30Rock. One of them, Nelson, was the unelected Republican Vice President under Gerald Ford after Nixon resigned. ...
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|NM-Sen: Martin Heinrich Makes it Official
Wow! Martin Heinrich just announced for Senate, and the damn DK editor won't work. I'm trying a Draft Diary that I could open, as a test. But I did up a little diary about NM-Sen in the draft ...
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|Groups - Meta
There are 398 groups now, unless I counted wrong. There'll be new ones created after I post this diary. There were eight of them set up yesterday, and Frankenoid 's already added another ...
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|Up Against the Wall in Arizona
In The Score , Marlon Brando's last movie, the first scene has master thief Robert DeNiro working with a Mohawk accomplice (played by Gary Farmer) ...
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|An Apple a Day
From time to time, I comment that anyone with even a small patch of dirt should plant a fruit tree. That's probably more true than ever, what with our "new normal" economy and all. I hope some of ...
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|NM-Sen: Jeff Bingaman to Retire
WaPo says Sen. Jeff ...
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|Egypt Liveblog: Sub-Diary #41
You are in the the 41st Child Diary of the Liveblog of the 2011 Egyptian Uprising and other uprisings spreading throughout the Mideast. We stand with our Egyptian friends and their courageous ...
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|The Grieving Room: No Easy Answers
My octogenarian mother has been in abysmal health for years now. It kinda seems most of her “social” contact is with medical professionals any more. Many of her friends have died or ...
|Land of Enchantment||01/31/2011||69||32||-||115|
|Countdown to UID 300K (low-drama meta, w/poll)
Something over two years ago, I posted a diary about the approach of UID #200,000 ...
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|Second Amendment Remedies (with pictures)
I did some ...
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|Latest on Murfreesboro Mosque
Lead story in today's (Nashville) Tennessean: Chancellor Robert Corlew III denied opponents of the mosque an ...
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|NY-23: Doug Hoffman OUT (breaking)
This'll make it harder for Bill Owens to hang onto the seat he won in a special election last year. ...
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|Follow the Money Part 2 (IRS filings)
OK, so you see an ugly attack ad on TV from some "committee" you've never heard of before. These things typically turn up in October, in the last few weeks before the election. So, you've got ...
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|How to Follow the Money (FEC)
If you want to support some candidate's election, doing opposition research on their opponent can turn up interesting information. As we heard in the movie All the President's Men , ...
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|Signs of the Times
Mostly just a bunch of pictures I've taken of things I've noticed lately, supplemented by a few from google maps.
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|Last Call for the Star Quilt (plus pix of 100+ signers)||Land of Enchantment||08/15/2010||94||77||1||88|
|The NN Shoe Diary Strikes Again (pix)
First: This year, it's not all shoes. (Though it still mostly is.)
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Listen up, assholes! If somebody says something you don't like, calling them names doesn't refute their argument. That's a logical fallacy known as an ad hominem attack. From what I can ...
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|Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (with poll)
I ain't rolling in dough, but I'm a little better off now than a few years ago. I can afford to make (small) political donations and decided to do so in time for the end of this quarter. I went ...
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|FL-08: Grayson leads in primary poll of Republicans
That's right! 324 registered Republicans were polled, and chose Grayson over all 13 potential GOP challengers - ...
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|Vote for Me!
Well, at least vote for someone . A coupla weeks or so back, I came upon an effort,
|Land of Enchantment||02/23/2010||140||91||4||132|
|Dakotas Snow Emergency: Charity and Beyond (now with Poll!)
Thanks to navajo and a robust crew of volunteers and diarists, the snow emergency on the Indian Reservations in the Dakotas found its way to the TV (thanks, Keith!) and more donations have started ...
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|And When I Die (in memoriam videos 2009)
People die all the time, including in over the last year. From Alan Livingston to Zeke Zarchy, talents who’ve contributed to the sound tracks of our lives died in 2009. Enjoy and add ...
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|Republican bias on MSNBC noted
They tell us MSNBC is the "liberal" cable network. Perhaps so, compared to Fox - but that's not saying much. I just observed an interesting inconsistency in reporting connected to yesterday's ...
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|For Ashley, now with poll
For a waitress friend who's working today. And Nan, too. Today's opening day at Taos Ski Valley - there's been enough snow that it's not delayed this year. That's good, 'cuz the local economy ...
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|Markos: A Name Not Fit for Management
At least if Larry Whitten had his way. Back in mid-September, I diaried about this nitwit Texan who bought a hotel here in Taos, New Mexico. He stirred up a hornet's nest by demanding employees ...
|Land of Enchantment||11/13/2009||466||547||6||318|
|El Dia de los Muertos
This is a spiritual time of year in Mexico. And New Mexico, one of those "the border crossed us" places, has similar traditions. And so, this weekend, it's more than costumes and candy corn ...
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|Joe Lieberman is NOT "off the reservation"
The use of the expression "off the reservation" is a pet peeve of mine. When considered in historical ...
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|CCC in Texas State Parks (Greenroots)
Last week, I published a diary called The CCC - FDR's Forest Army, focussing on the very first Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) crews, who worked on construction of Shenandoah National Park in ...
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|The CCC - FDR's Forest Army (DK GreenRoots)
This is a quote from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from the FDR Memorial in DC. Those who would like to hold power in our government today would be well-advised to keep this thought in mind:
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|Got a Happy Story? Golden Aspens
I've been having some shoulder trouble past coupla years. Had surgery last spring, and some of the healing and rehab went slowly. I've just started back on physical therapy, and had an appointment ...
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|Got a Happy Story? Farmer's Market
This week has been crazy busy, because of the first frost, and all that does to harvest. Tomatoes have to be dealt with, green or not. Apples and other fruit sweeten up from the frost. I went to ...
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|Former Rep. John Doolittle (R, CA-04) named co-conspirator
Those of you who have been around here for awhile know that I spent much of my first year on Daily Kos as part of the dragon-slaying effort to get Richard Pombo (CA-11) booted out of the Congress. ...
|Land of Enchantment||09/25/2009||155||396||5||110|
|Stranger than Fiction
I'm partial to the fiction of Alexander McCall Smith, in which the dramatic tension over whether a neighbor stole a teacup can carry a scene. It is in that spirit that I'm sharing a coupla news ...
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|Steppin' Out in Pittsburgh (The NN09 Shoe Diary)
Those of you who are new around here will be unfamiliar with the tradition, now in its third year, of me posting "shoe diaries" from Yearly Kos/Netroots Nation. I fell into it kinda by accident. ...
|Land of Enchantment||08/20/2009||256||171||7||137|
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