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|John Boehner lies about Obamacare, Chuck Todd lets him
House Speaker John Boehner was Chuck Todd's star interview on Sunday's Meet the ...
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|Abbreviated pundit round-up: Why Baltimore's past matters; Is ISIS really on the run?
Molly Redden at Mother Jones writes Want an Abortion This Year? Get Ready to Wait : For women seeking an abortion, 2015 is shaping up to be the year of the long wait. Since the beginning of the year,
|Open thread for night owls. Do progressives need to make better emotional ties when organizing?
Excerpted by Alternet from Michael Bader'...
|S&PS Kos - Take the Initiative with Yoram Bauman
It's time for a get together, catch up with each other, have a drink, eat some good food and be entertained. Where: Pyramid Alehouse, Brewery and Restaurant 1201 First Ave S. (...
|Connect! Unite! Act! NYC, Dallas & EPIC Glacier Nat'l Park Meet-ups — Ever Attended an Auction?
|This week at progressive state blogs: Lynch and the power of black women, SD polygamists seek water
This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a ...
|Spotlight on green news & views: Super El Niño forms, oil & gas drilling damage, wind power soars
Three tropical cyclones churned the waters around Australia on March 11, 2015, including Pam, one of the strongest storms ever in the region.
|Connect! Unite! Act! Bisbee, NYC & Glacier National Park Meet-up Info — Most Dangerous Game?
|Open thread for night owls: FAIR takes on economist pundit who disappeared economist critics of TPP
At Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, Jim Naureckaswrites NYT Lets Economic Pundit Disappear TPP’s Economist Critics : The New York Times (4/24/15) handed its readers an exploding cigar this ...
|House committee passes bill to curtail mass surveillance
The House Judiciary Committee struck a blow against Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...
|DOT issues oil-train rules. Industry objects. Other critics say rules too weak and deadline too slow
Oil train derailment Feb. 15 near Mount Carbon, West Virginia. The Obama ...
|Midday open thread: Tesla home battery unveiled, 1 in 6 species at risk, where's Aaron Schock?
On Saturday at 8 AM PT, the tech team will be moving Daily Kos from its current web host to Amazon's Web Services. We'll be taking the site down for an estimated one to three hours while we move our ...
|Christie ally pleads guilty in bridge scandal, others indicted
Gov. Chris Christie's high-school buddy and former Port ...
|Republicans plotting how to take 8 million Obamacare customers hostage
Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Republicans might ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Bisbee, NYC, Dallas & EPIC Glacier Meet-up Info — blue jersey mom Visits SF
|Justice Department announces $20 million body camera pilot program
Attorney General Loretta Lynch capped her first, ...
|Open thread for night owls: A condensed look at what Bernie Sanders thinks on some issues
What Bernie Sanders thinks , as compiled by Andrew Prokip at Vox. I've included paragraphs on five subjects, with only subheads for the rest: Move to a single-payer health care system The ...
|Wind energy association's first-quarter report offers reasons for optimism
The American Wind Energy Association has released its report for the first quarter of 2015, and it's quite encouraging. Indeed, for those of ...
|House Republicans nearly prove they love Wall Street more than the troops
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, veteran, saves the day. House Republicans were all set ...
|Rand Paul's advisers explain to him why joking about riots might be bad
And just think, it's only April. Of 2015.
|Republicans Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio obstruct Republican Senate on Iran vote
This is precisely what Republican leadership deserved to get when recruiting and backing unhinged zealots like the newly elected Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR). Now ...
|Midday open thread: Who asked leniency for Petraeus? Initial claims for jobless comp at 15-year low
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Doonesbury's Charlie Hebdo problem :
|MRSA MRSA Me - Ancient Treatment Sheds Modern Light on Dark Ages
This tidbit of information came to my attention the other day and I just had to utter my go to phrase when I'm catapulted into being astounded - Holy Shit! London (CNN )It might sound like a ...
|Republicans scramble to get out of the Obamacare mess they created for themselves
Republican lawmakers know very well that they're in an ...
|Mike Huckabee: Supreme Court 'cannot overrule God'
American Taliban It's the ...
|Chances of ending federal executions diminished with Eric Holder's departure
Eric Holder was conducting a review of the death penalty, but it ...
|Ted Cruz says Barack Obama has 'inflamed racial tensions'
Makes Sarah Palin look like an intellectual.
|House Republicans' pull spending bill because they were afraid it would pass
Rep. Chris Van Hollen The House has started working on spending bills, and of course has started with the most important thing ever: defense. But they encountered a big hiccup right out of the box, ...
|Marco Rubio sought 'leniency' for Corinthian Colleges last year
For more than a decade, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. has been the target of lawsuits and state and federal investigations for its deceptive marketing, falsification of employment placement rates and ...
|Republican governors see Medicaid expansion as another opportunity to stigmatize working poor
Take a close look at that chart, ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Bisbee, NYC, Dallas & EPIC Glacier Park Meet-Ups — Fiction or Non-Fiction?
|Open thread for night owls: Martin Luther King Jr. quotes the traditional media won't cite
M.L. King arrested in 1958 in Montgomery, Alabama, for "loitering" outside a courtroom where there was a hearing for his friend Ralph Abernathy, founder of the Southern Christian Leadership ...
|Spotlight on green news & views: Cities engage on climate change, anger translator, extreme weather
Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the ...
|April filled with Rallies in Seattle
I’ve been busy lately attending a number of rallies in the Seattle area. I’ve been joined by many others. We’re all saying Shell No! I learned the day before Easter there would be an "...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Bisbee, NYC & Glacier Nat'l Park Meet-Up Info — What if you could...?
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|Connect! Unite! Act! Bisbee, NYC & Glacier Nat'l Park Meet-Up Info — Apple Watch?
|The Daily Bucket: The Beach Ecology Around a Tin Rock
I took advantage of a spring minus tide to explore an interesting historical feature along the Bellingham waterfront and to investigate how the intertidal denizens were faring in and around this ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Bisbee, NYC & Glacier National Park Meet-up — A Few Photos From KC
|Connect! Unite! Act! Bisbee, NYC & Glacier National Park Meet-up — Drive-in Theaters?
|Washington State Kossacks - It's Time to Help CarbonWA - Initiative #732
Calling on Washington State Kossacks to put some adrenaline into the mix. It's time. Time for a carbon tax reality check: There are only two carbon pricing policies on the table in Washington ...
|Competing WA cap-and-trade ballot initiative? A modest proposal to stop the insanity
Washington State faces the possibility of competing 2016 climate ballot initiatives. A carbon tax initiative forwarded by grassroots citizens group Carbon Washington is already on the streets. ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, KC, Roanoke, Bisbee & NYC — Where's your Shakespeare?
|Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, KC, Roanoke, Bisbee & NYC Meet-up Info — Got Self-Help?
|The Blobs Are Here
The stuff of science fiction movies is now here in reality. When I read this article I just paused in shock, opened my mouth and uttered the phrase I always utter at such moments: Holy Shit! As ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, KC, Roanoke, Bisbee & NYC Meet-up Info — Twin got your baby?
|“Beginning of a revolution” – Earth Day’s first organizer on the 45th
On the 45th Earth Day, the organizer of the first Earth Day is calling on youth to seize the torch and lead the struggle for global sustainability. “The important stuff is always done by young ...
|Washington GOP lawmakers just not ready to scrap aversion therapy for minors
Republican state senators in Washington blocked a vote Tuesday on a bill that would have banned subjecting LGBT youth to aversion therapy, including ice baths and electric shock. Venice ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, KC, Roanoke, Bisbee & NYC Meet-up Info — WHAT IF...?
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|Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, KC, Roanoke, Bisbee & NYC Meet-up Info — Like Bossa Nova?
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