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|Conservative Christian persecution watch: Gay ISIS & the impending criminalization of Christianity
|Baja Arizona Kossacks: Picnic Report
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 6May15: EcoNut®™ Soapberry Laundry Experiment Preliminary Results
|The Evening Blues - 5-6-15
|OSHA partners with NCTE re: transgender worker safety
|NY-SD-49 - St. Sen. Farley Often Promotes Predatory Banking Practices That Harm Consumers (Pt. 3)
|IL-Sen: Tammy Duckworth (D) Leads The Fight To Protect Military Families From Predatory Lending||poopdogcomedy||05/06/2015||1|
|Spotlight on green news & views: Allegheny wind turbines collide with NIMBY, GOP attacks science
See Gwennedd's post Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more ...
|WI-Sen: Watch Ron Johnson (R) Confess That He Would Love To Abolish The Dept. Of Education
|Cartoon: Cinco de Mayo hangover
Uncle Sam loves Mexican food and drink, especially on that colorful holiday Cinco de Mayo! But on May 6th things go back to normal and the US goes back to hating Mexicans. Congress goes back to ...
|Seattle Mayor Ed Murray delays Shell's plan to use port as base for Arctic Drilling
Seattle's Mayor Ed Murray has demanded that the Port of Seattle get a new permit to base Shell Oil's drilling for oil offshore in the Arctic Ocean, a development environmentalists have condemned as ...
|MoveOn should back Bernie
On May 1 I started a petition urging MoveOn to back Bernie Sanders. MoveOn should back Bernie Some of you have signed it, many haven't. However, to date 811 people have signed it. That's more ...
|DC trip 2015...Legislators, ambassadors, Cspan and Dr. Reid..Oh my !||Vetwife||05/06/2015||17|
|Bernie Sanders Hires Obama Digital Operations Team
|America's Dumbest Congressman weighs in on 'Jade Helm'
America's Dumbest Congressman, also known as Texas Rep. ...
|KOSacks and the Orange Cloud: Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Have you ever sat looking at clouds with a group of people, calling out what the shapes look like to you, and everyone sees something different in the same cloud? Apparently KOSacks have the same ...
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|The ugliest race in America gets uglier
The May 19 GOP primary has turned incredibly ugly especially in the past few days. On Monday night, a woman who said she used to date state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer back in college ...
|Audit finds Pentagon credit cards used for gambling and escorts
It seems like common sense: if you're going to hire escorts and gamble , don't put it on your work-issued credit card. Particularly if you ...
|GOP takes the immigration bait, blasts Clinton for pushing deportation relief and citizenship
|Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Break Up the Big Banks
|Midday open thread: 'festival' of corruption in NY, ADP report hints again at hiring slowdown
Today's comic by Matt Bors is X-Race Specs :
|Three Mile Island: A History of America's Worst Nuclear Accident
In 1970, nuclear power was assumed to be the bright future of humanity, providing us with nearly limitless quantities of cheap clean energy for the foreseeable future. Instead, by 1980, nuclear ...
|Harry Reid joins senators promoting a petition that calls for opposition to 'fast-tracking' TPP
Still not onboard with fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership Under the rubric of "prioritize jobs" Democratic Sens. Tammy Baldwin (WI), Sherrod Brown (OH), Al Franken (MN), ...
|Analysis of Beached Grey Whale in British Columbia for Fukushima Radioisotopes
Grey Whale being dissected on Wickaninnish Beach April 23, 2015 The purpose of this diary is to report analyses carried out by the InFORM ...
|Will this make you angry?
Economic Security for Seniors: Fact Sheet via @NCOAging https://shar.es/1pBGeO Earlier this week, I wrote about Bernie Sanders, a few read it. I want you to know the pain happening now in the ...
|The Club For Growth gets their man in the Florida Senate race
|Hellraisers Journal: Work, work, work is preached from the pulpit; you never hear rest, rest, rest!
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
|The "Rough Rides aren't dehumanizing" line destroyed in one meme
The original can be seen on and shared via The Why? Movement 's Facebook page by clicking here :
| Republicans who cut science budgets are not stupid. They're malicious. Goal: official ignorance
Somebody needs to wipe the climate-change-denying smile off Lamar Smith's mug. The story about Republicans in committee axing big hunks of government science budgets sparked a deluge of social ...
Those of you who already either know me ...
|Republican Logic and Party Platform Planks, 2016
Put a conservative back in the White House and here is what we will do to take back this country for you, the people. This agenda will restore the proud dignity of our governmental institutions and ...
|Jeb Bush goes for the 'compassionate conservative' label with a lecture on poverty
Jeb Bush Spare me, please. Jeb Bush has taken to the op-ed pages of ...
|Will Labour knock off the Tories? Here are 16 races to watch in the UK's general election Thursday
Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democratic Party leader Nick Clegg is in real danger of losing his ...
|Matters of Race and Class: How 'Whiteness' is One of the Greatest Scams in Modern History
The idea of "whiteness" as a strict racial category superior to others is an invention of Europeans, who needed to legitimate and normalize a system of white on black chattel slavery, global empire,
|Fox News Latino v. Fox Nation: The hilarious split on Clinton's immigration roundtable
Sometimes the left hand just doesn't know what the right ...
|[Updated]Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright dead at 92
Former House Speaker Jim Wright, who represented Fort Worth in Congress for 34 years before resigning during a storm of ethics allegations, has died. He was 92. Wright was a man of perplexing and ...
|An ugly mayoral race in Anchorage ends with a decisive Democratic victory
Democratic Mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz An unusually nasty runoff in Alaska's largest city ended in a clear 59-41 win for Democrat Ethan Berkowitz. Berkowitz ...
|McConnell pushes for Patriot Act extension with no NSA reforms
|Yet another oil train goes off the rails and burns. No injuries reported, but 35 people evacuated
Off the rails in North Dakota. The Department of Transportation predicted last July that there ...
|Boehner and pals: 'Obamacare will destroy the economy,' except it didn't
The law Republicans said would ...
|Republicans passed their budget. Now what services will they actually cut?
Will Republicans cut Pell Grants and saddle students with more debt? Congressional Republicans have passed a budget. Now the real fight starts. The budget is a statement of priorities, but how much ...
|How a special election in an Obama seat turned into a GOP blowout
Republican Rep.-elect Dan ...
|Baltimore mayor requests a full-scale DOJ investigation into the Baltimore Police Department
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
|Six debates is fair, but the DNC isn't off the hook||kos||05/06/2015||107|
|Religion 101: Mystical Experiences
One of the common features found in many—and perhaps most—religious traditions is the mystical experience in which the realities of time and space are suspended and there are feelings of awe and ...
|Poll: Hillary Clinton is doing just fine
This is why we like polling averages. The day after an ...
|Mama Do You Know Me ?
After a series of almost undetectable mini-strokes, and an ongoing struggle with breast cancer, Mama developed a mild Dementia. Some days were better than others. But each and every day was a Life'...
|The unbearable dumbness of American as*holery
Fight dumbassery everywhere you see it. We've been way too tolerant.
|One Pissed Off Liberal||05/06/2015||282|
|GOP Budget Set to Throw 27 Million Under the Bus
Read More Here Disgusting and ridiculous! These “R” leaders should not be able to vote against the best interests of We-The-People and then hide. They ...
|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. ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! NYC, Dallas, Seattle & EPIC Glacier Park Event 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||05/06/2015||63|
|Harry Reid is messing up Republican plans, again
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and ...
|Cartoon: X-Race Specs||Matt Bors||05/06/2015||10|
|The Daily Bucket - Lake Chabot Herons, Chickadee fledges
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
|WE NEED AN OFFICIAL DATABASE FOR DEATHS INVOLVING LAW ENFORCEMENT
We all have seen the rise of deaths occurring at the hands of the police. All to often the excuse used by the police is that they feared for their life. These statements are hard to refute ...
|Racism as Internet Filter
I did it again. I took the bait. An old (and older) acquaintance on a mutual friend's thread commented the usual racist garbage about the protesters in Baltimore (Why do they burn their own stuff? ...
|Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/6
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here .
|Hey Bernie! … Hey Zephyr! … Why don't you two get together?
Bernie, why don't you name Zephyr Teachout as your Vice President? I mean, like, right now! Naming Teachout right off the bat breaks from tradition & business as usual … it shows that you are ...
|Charged for Being Poor: The High Cost of ATM Fees Charged to Public Benefits Recipients
“I'm spending money I desperately need on fees instead of diapers, my kid's allergy medicine, toilet paper… Sure, I can go elsewhere and avoid fees, but then I'd be out the cost of gas or the ...
|Against All Odds, and Victorious
On this day in Labor History the year was 1937. That was the year that 400 black women who worked as tobacco stemmers walked off the job at I.N. Vaughn and Company in Richmond, VA. The tobacco ...
|The Rick Smith Show||05/06/2015||1|
|Abstinence-Only TX High School Hit With Chlamydia
BWAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! From the Huffington Post (emphasis mine)... An outbreak of chlamydia at a high school in Texas has forced administrators there to send a warning note home to parents. ...
|Morning Open Thread - Flowers
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT) We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 7:00 am Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel free to ...
|Joy of Fishes||05/06/2015||76|
As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group ...
|Overnight News Digest: "Miami 2017" Edition
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest (OND) for Tuesday, May 05, 2015. OND is a regular community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around ...
|Making Sense of Freddie Gray, A Legal perspective
Lots going around in media circles and social speculations regarding the death of Mr. Gray, which is not 'unfortunate' because it is a case of murder. Legally speaking. Despite not knowing many ...
|ct's leaving and DKos stuff
I'm off to California tomorrow at 6:10 a.m. EDT. Who the hell leaves anywhere at that hour? Ok, so, I still have to do some cleaning because a cleanfreak is coming here to to take care of Roger ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/5/2015: Animals In War Memorial
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
|Natural Gas Fracking suspected as the source for the persistent Four Corners Methane Plume
Gas fracking has be estimated to release much more methane than previous gas industry claims. The worst offender for Methane releases in the US is probably the natural gas field in the Four Corners ...
|NY-SD-49 - St. Sen. Farley Often Promotes Predatory Banking Practices That Harm Consumers (Pt. 2)
For decades, State Senator Hugh Farley (R - Schenectady County) has often been accused of using his office to advance predatory banking legislation that harms consumers. Yesterday, I wrote an ...
|My husband and I are being sued for being homosexuals
We've had a good run. We've been together 21 years, 7 of them legally wed. But this is all about to crash and burn around our ears thanks to 66-year-old Sylvia Driskell of Auburn Nebraska. ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest: John Oliver takes on standardized testing
And more: Sen. Patty Murray: Community members and civic leaders in cities and states across the country should absolutely keep fighting for living wages that work for their communities, but I ...
|PA-Sen: Toomey (R) Just Doesn't Have The Time To Explain Why He's Blocking His Own Judicial Nominee
This is ridiculous: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/05/pat-toomey-luis-restrepo_n_7214790.html?utm_hp_ref=...
|Ghosts: 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 Chile
(Some) white folks haven't changed in over 40 years.* (Image courtesy of The Center of the Study of Political Graphics. Cartoonist is possibly Emory Douglas, former Minister of Culture for the Black ...
|Obama is a step closer to expanding overtime, but for how many American workers?
The Labor Department ...
|Veterans are the new 'black'
Task and Purpose has a lofty goal for a mere website: Task & Purpose is a news and culture site geared toward the next great generation of American veterans. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are ...
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