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|This week in the war on workers: Did Kevin Johnson destroy black mayors group over charter schools?
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Former All-Star NBA point guard Kevin Johnson is now the mayor of Sacramento, California—and the destroyer of the 40-year-old National Conference of Black Mayors. ...
|Remarkable People: Celtic Lassie; 1988-2015
|I will NOT go without a fight. "...I Want To Live..."
|High Impact Posts: May 29, 2015||jotter||05/30/2015||5|
|Solutions for the Urban Heat Island Effect
|Reincarnation: Street Prophets Saturday
|Tattooed Christian rappers for Ted Cruz is a thing
He's feelin' it. Wow, I so did not need to know that a "Christian rap group" ...
|Anonymous source: Hastert prosecutors know of multiple victims
|DKos Asheville: Open Thread, Precinct Leadership
North Carolina Congressional Districts NC-11, Our District Good day and ...
|Spotlight on green news & views: Hot Alaska; Hot India; Hot Pacific; Doomsday clock adjusted
Red-Earred Slider. See Lenny Flank's photo diary . Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention ...
|20 Burning Questions Fox News' Megyn Kelly should ask Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar
|Hellraisers Journal: Pummeled! "Frank Walsh Knocks Out Young Rockefeller in Three Days' Battle"
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Sunday ...
|Honda vs Khanna: a Ro rerun in #CA17
In the months since losing to Rep. Mike Honda in California’s 17th Congressional district, Ro Khanna has been busy reinventing himself as the climate-friendly populist candidate. “I’ve ...
|Glen The Plumber||05/30/2015||34|
|Bernie Sanders is polling better than EVERY Republican candidate
|A few Key Issues, a few Key Actions -- from Bernie 2016
I knew there was a reason I liked this guy ... Why Bernie's words echo like a clarion call of times gone past, when fighting for the 'little guy', the 'average schmoe' was more than a slogan -- that ...
|Martin O'Malley announces for President and immediately hits Hillary Clinton Wall Street ties
Martin O'Malley is Hillary Clinton's second announced opponent for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. O'Malley gave the standard Democratic speech covering broad middle-...
|Just Music, Nothing Personal
Something has always seemed strange to me about people's expectations of music, as opposed to other forms of art. When we watch a film or read a book we understand that the person or people involved ...
|You Can't Read That!
You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups. Kansas City MO library parking garage (note all the banned titles!)
|Origins of Language: The Bow-Wow, Pooh-Pooh, and Ding-Dong Theories
For unknown thousands of years humans have lived in a world of language. It surrounds us and is a part of us. From time to time, there have been those who pondered the question: What is the origin ...
|Saturday morning grab bag
Thank you Alternet (Nick Buxton & Ben Hayes) for this amazing, and yet not surprising, piece on how defense and security companies are planning to cash in on climate change and environmental collapse.
|Cartoon: Animal Nuz #253 - Ewww Blech Barf Edition||ericlewis0||05/30/2015||55|
|Where dark money and the Christian right collide||Joan McCarter||05/30/2015||39|
|Saturday Shuffle Mix
Have a groovy Saturday.
|Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A., Glacier Nat'l Park & Maine Meet-Up Info — Apologies?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|In weekly address, Obama asks Senate to pass USA Freedom Act
President Obama used this week's video address to ask the Senate to quickly pass the USA Freedom Act, a revised but still controversial renewal of some of the now-expiring provisions of the ...
|Written in Bone: Ambulocetus
The whales are the largest animals that have ever lived on earth. But the huge marine whales evolved from a small animal about the size of a large dog. And these earliest whales had four legs and ...
|Dear Idiot Americans
|Artists recreate iconic painting with landscape ravaged by oil to protest arctic exploration
The Guardian British art collective Kennard Phillipps have reimagined the bucolic US artwork ...
|In Memoriam, Ch. M., 1564 - 30 May, 1593
“Dead shepherd, now I find your saw of might: Whoever loved, that loved not at first sight?” –Wm. Shakespeare, “As You Like It” “His life he contemned, in comparison of liberty of ...
|SMHRB - Saturday Morning Home Repair
Hey all. No one is on deck for this morning, so you'll have to make your own coffee. The Saturday Morning Home Repair Blog (SMHRB) is where we gather to discuss the many and varied aspects of home ...
|This week in science: from icy worlds to warm-blooded dinos
Images of Pluto returned by New Horizons. Click image for background on mission This week more images of Pluto were released by the New ...
|The Daily Bucket: Flowers of Austerity
This is a political website, so most readers will know about Austerity, in the sense of the current European malaise of public finances caused by socialization of private losses incurred in the ...
|Saturday morning music
Sébastien Tellier - ...
|Gaius Publius: “Sinking the Sanders Campaign Beneath a Wave of Silence”
|Religion and Climate Change
One day a reporter called me and asked me why I believed in the "Climate Movement." I replied, "Climate Movement?" I sensed she was talking about an ideology or religious/political belief in her ...
|CCL Group Leader||05/30/2015||14|
|Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: For the GOP, the hits keep coming
LA Times on the effort to curtail personal vaccine exemptions in CA: The vaccination debate has reached fever pitch. Legislation has passed in the state Senate that would do away with the "personal ...
|Barney Frank calls out Dennis Hastert & GOP hypocrisy with a perfect statement
|The Sepp Blatter Saga: Best Utter Nonsense Competition Winner Of The Day
It's all the fault of the US btw On Friday, Blatter defied critics and his opponents within Fifa to secure a fifth term at the helm, and vowed to fix things. He said: “Starting tomorrow … I’m ...
|So What if Bernie Does Win the Nomination?
|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)
I can't remember a year like this one, as bad as this one. I've been feeling wiped out since I got home from the long weekend on Tuesday. My neighborhood is enveloped in an invisible fog of grass ...
|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||152|
|It Only Takes One: Get Ready for Hurricane Season
Are you ready for hurricane season? Monday is June 1 (how'd that happen?) and the start of hurricane season in the Atlantic basin. It's only May and we've already seen one tropical storm-- Ana ...
|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 ...
|Liberal's climate change problem?
If a meteor were plummeting toward the earth, would we be debating in the United States whether this is a Progressive or a Conservative problem? Then why do many people think of Climate Change (...
|CCL Group Leader||05/29/2015||19|
|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 ...
|Black Kos, Week In Review
Commentary: African American Scientists and Inventors by Black Kos Editor, Sephius1 Henry Ransom Cecil McBay (1914–1995) was an African - American chemist and a teacher. McBay was born "Henry ...
|Santa Barbara Oil Spill: 50 Years of Drill, Spill, Repeat
Photo: Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara Fire Department Memorial Day typically ...
|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. ...
|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 :
|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 ...
|Climate change conferences sponsored by fossil fuel interests.
What could go wrong? Climate Talks In Copenhagen Dominated By Climate Destroying Corps This is about the United Nations climate talks, as they are being sponsored by fossil fuel interests. I ...
|The Republicans are for Smaller Government Except…
While most Republicans think there is no role for government in job creation, some of our best Presidents have proven otherwise. FDR knew the importance of government when he created the New Deal ...
|What I don't understand about Willie Soon...
and any other "scientist" who sets aside his or her intellectual integrity for cash. Ahem. Here goes. So by now it is old news that famous climate change denier Willie Soon has taken massive ...
|Museums 101: GM Cars of the 1960s in America's Car Museum (Photo Diary)
During the 1960s, General Motors cars—Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick, and Cadillac—continued to dominate the American market. Shown below are photographs of the General Motors cars on ...
|Whoa! Look at Alaska!
Alaska sets new record for earliest day with temperatures in the 90s! Temperature in Alaska on the afternoon of May 23, 2015, based on data from NOAA's Real-time Mesoscale Unbelievable that ...
|Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Angle of Repose Friday"
It's "Angle of Repose Friday" on The After Show You know, the angle in which a granular substance stays in place on a slope. Makes sense to us. The New York Housing Authority is forcing city ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A., Glacier Nat'l Park & Maine Meet-Up Info — Your Eyes?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|Truth's Polar Opposite Takes on Polar Ice
Chris Mooney at the Washington Post has a wonderful piece debunking a recent Forbes post by Heartland's increasingly irrelevant James Taylor. Unsurprisingly, Taylor tries to mislead readers by ...
|Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Former Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert indicted||David Nir||05/29/2015||50|
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