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|Can We Pull it Together, DKos? We Have the Contested Dem Primary We've Been Asking For
|Iowa Democrats give Obama 89% favorable rating
|Bernie Offers DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz 2016 Advice
|On dark money and Supreme Court litmus tests
Clean campaign warrior Bernie Sanders.
|Bernie calls for more debates/even invites Republicans/ltr to DNC
"Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling on the Democratic Party to increase the number of debates it is approving this election season and for them to begin in the coming weeks, rather than in the ...
|Black Kos presents: Reading Group: Thomas Sugrue's Sweet Land of Liberty- Introduction
Welcome to the first diary of this Black Kos-hosted Reading Group series. Of course, you don't have to be a member of Black Kos to join this discussion; it's open for anybody and the more, the ...
|Look in the mirror, DU
I have received numerous emails from Daily Kos asking me to post my personal feelings and that I intend to do, right now.. And I’m sure some will not like what I have to say, but I’ll say it ...
|Hillary Clinton to hold first Campaign Rally June 13 on Roosevelt Island, NYC
Hillary for America Official Campaign Launch Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park 1 FDR Four Freedoms Park Roosevelt Island, NY 10044 Hillary’s official campaign launch will be happening ...
|Echoes of 2000: Bill Bradley draws big crowds; Camp Gore says, "No Worries"
I don't typically do "response diaries" (or, if you like, any recent diaries at all!); however, this one is WAY too much of a hanging curveball. Please note for the record that I am very supportive ...
|This Group Wants to Impeach Hillary
I just came across this in the National Memo: http://www.nationalmemo.com/this-week-in-crazy-and-god-created-the-electric-chair/4/
|Good News for Both Clinton and Sanders In Iowa Poll
Hillary Clinton remains the overwhelming favorite among Iowa Democrats looking ahead to next year's presidential caucuses, though Bernie Sanders has quickly risen as Elizabeth Warren's proxy for the ...
|What a Paulista - Clintonista digital campaign battle might look like
Of course the idiots at Fortune don't know the states where certain small colleges are located. Fortunately, HRC will most likely not have to battle the Paulista infowarriors in 2016.
|Clinton campaign focuses in on substance abuse and mental health
|The Guardian: In U.S., blacks killed by cops are twice as likely to have been unarmed as whites
This is a complicated piece of data , but it reveals something relatively simple. An unarmed black or brown person in America is much more likely to be killed by a police officer than an ...
|Is Sanders really more progressive than Hillary?
Don’t get me wrong … this is not an anti- Bernie Sanders diary. I’m a huge fan of his, and have been a fan going way back since the start of his political career in Burlington, VT. As a ...
|Bernie: When Americans pick broccoli over hot dogs
Many people who visit here ("DK") or RedState, follow politics and understand civics. They get policy arguments, and grasp the relationship between outcomes on the one hand, and on the other, ...
|Pols are pols and do what they do: when O'Malley loved the DLC
FTR, a 2007 Martin O'Malley and Harold Ford (!) column in defense of "the vital center" (and the DLC): Some liberals are so confident about Democratic prospects that they contend the centrism that ...
|New Iowa poll - Hillary 57%, Bernie 16%, O'Malley 2%
Latest poll numbers from Iowa. This poll conducted by the DesMoines Register. Here: Iowa Democrats Stick With Hillary Clinton in Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Poll Clinton is the ...
|Echoes of 2008: Bernie draws big crowds; Camp Clinton says, "No worries"
|Americans need more than a listening and learning tour from Hillary Clinton right now
Amy Chozick's New York ...
|POLL -- Democratic Presidential Candidates May 31st, 2015
With Martin O'Malley throwing his hat in the ring, we now have three declared Democratic candidates and two more possible candidates. While both Bernie Sanders and Mr. O'Malley have created a lot of ...
|Troubling pattern: A 143% increase in arms sales to 17 Clinton Foundation donor countries
In the US arms sales to foreign countries need State Department approval rather than leaving it up to the discretion of the weapons manufactures. Under Hillary Clinton's three year tenure as ...
|Can Bernie REALLY win the nomination?
To answer the question in the headline, I believe the answer is Yes , though it will be very, very difficult . There are obviously a ton of factors that will go into whether or not Bernie Sanders ...
|Real 2016 Campaign Coverage w/ poll
For all those who are turned off by the national media's "fires, floods and let's dredge up some nonsense for 40 years ago" coverage of our Presidential campaigns, might I suggest visiting the Des ...
|We Shall Overcome||05/31/2015||2|
|If Bernie beats HRC in the primaries, Its unrealistic
to think Bernie loses the general election. Comparing Bernie in 2016 to McGovern in 1972, saying Bernie loses like George did is a bit of a stretch. One should remember that the 1972 Democratic ...
|Filastin: Online database "exposes" pro-Palestinian college students to "damage their careers".
This is a roundup of news related to Palestine with a particular focus on grassroots action and peaceful civil disobedience in the Occupied Territories and within the borders of Israel proper. We ...
|The white riot that burned Greenwood to the ground
Smoke billowing over Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1921 The Oklahoma "where the ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/31/2015||241|
|Why I do not support Hillary Clinton
This is my first diary, and 2016 will be the first year I can cast a vote for an American president, after legally residing in the country for 18 years. I am deeply disappointed that I will, most ...
|The UK's New Conservative Fantasy: The "Blanket Ban"
We urgently need to be paying more attention to the recent escalation in the "War on Drugs" across the pond in England. Otherwise, the U.S. could find itself in a similar position in the future. ...
|Where Do You Stand on Bernie w/Poll
I've been reading lots of diaries on Kos about the relative merits of candidates and of course that includes Hillary and Bernie Sanders. (I am not including Elizabeth Warren here because I ...
|Electrical Workers Union (UE) Comes out for Bernie Sanders
It's not secret that much of labor is not happy with Hilary Clinton, and are even considering sitting out the 2016 Presidential race if she gets the nomination without taking a strong stance against ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|SpiritSisters: Writing In Women's Voices. New diary series
Graphic by Michelle Robinson. Used by permission of the artist. Activist women have walked many different paths, and have come from many different places and life experiences to get to where we ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/28/2015||107|
|California Field Poll: Clinton Leads Big... GOP Candidates Flounder
The highly-respected Field Poll has just released some new numbers out of California that should surprise no one. The former First Lady, who won the California Democrat primary in her last bid ...
|Cartoon: All lives matter*
Krazy sale at www.kchronicles.com! Support ye olde gentleman cartoonist at Patreon!
|Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile: Reader/lurker survey, with poll
Thoughts about Black Kos, (with a poll) Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez After reading and responding to many of the detailed and thoughtful comments, in " How ...
|Why Does the United States Still Honor White Supremacist Confederate Trash on Memorial Day?
Memorial Day was a tradition inaugurated after the American Civil War by (now) freed black Americans. Black America's history is American history, even while too many of those who are invested in ...
|Remembering soldiers of color on Memorial Day
United States Army Private First Class William K. Nakamura, U.S. Medal of Honor recipient, awarded posthumously. In "
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/25/2015||114|
|The Justice Department on Netroots Radio Presents: "The Streets of His Soldier Mind"
|How a Southern white boy unlearned racism
I am going to give in to Denise Oliver Velez's request to turn a comment into a diary. The aversion to length (TL;DR) is a peculiar modern affliction, but I will make it easier for people who ...
|Who are more Dangerous: Fleeing Suspects or the Police Officers who Kill them?
Americans used to have rights. Primarily the Right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Also we supposedly have the the right to be "secure from unreasonable searches and seizures of ...
|How did you begin to unlearn racism?
Overpass Light Brigade, "Unlearn Racism" When the Overpass Light Brigade brought the message of " ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/24/2015||518|
|High School Art Exhibit Attacked By Cops for Depicting Police Brutality
Many, many police officers and their supporters are going ape shit very upset at a group of student artists at Westfield High School in New Jersey for daring ...
|Apparently, 136 Bullets Were NOT Enough.
OOPS : Someone put an autoplay video embed in the comments. If you hear audio you can go here and stop the video from playing. -----
|Brelo Verdict In: Not Guilty (Updated w/Link to Verdict)
Judge O'Donnell just announced his verdict in the Michael Brelo trial. Not Guilty. Judge O'Donnell also accepted as proved Brelo's claims of justification regarding the lesser included offenses. ...
|Obamacare Saves Sight, Obamacare Saves Lives. StDD~ Week 39
Daily Kos' own ObamaCare guru, Brainwrap, has recently highlighted the story of Luis Lang in a number of posts here , here , here , ...
|Black Kos, Week In Review
Marijuana - The Playing Field is not Level Commentary by Black Kos Editor JoanMar I don't smoke. I have never lit up a joint in my life. But I know a lot about the good ol' Mary Jane . I can ...
|2006 FBI Report on White Supremacist Infiltration of Law Enforcement: You Will Be Assimilated
And so it goes. Same as it ever was. And I'm not simply talking about police officers getting away with killing (mostly) young black men but the incessant nitpicking of each and every case ...
|In Defense of Shaun King
Let's begin by being honest. Shaun King is a polarizing figure. He has a very specific point of view when it comes to American police forces and their dealings with African Americans, and he is ...
|If Hillary wants to avoid the beltway political media, well then, that's very smart
Hillary Clinton, at a small-business roundtable in Iowa, loses nothing by bypassing the traditional ...
|Ken Burns Commencement Speech-line On #BlackLivesmatter Gets Huge Applause In One for the Ages
Today in Ferguson 150 years after the Civil War we see "ghastly remnants of our great shame emerging still"/Lincoln warned of "national suicide" if we neglect to be a "nation of freemen"/Mark Twain'...
|thirty three and a third||05/20/2015||49|
|CNN Discussion on Waco "Thugs" yet again shows we may have "Cop Problems" more than "Black Problems"
In the following clip from CNN in a discussion of how different the Police and media response has been to the mass murder spree and shootout by Waco Biker Gangs, contrasted to not just the so-called "
|Frank Vyan Walton||05/20/2015||18|
|FiveThirtyEight: "Hillary Clinton Was Liberal. Hillary Clinton Is Liberal."
It's just not looking good for the "Hillary Clinton is a conserva-Dem" crowd. Bad enough that Kos called her a true liberal , but hey, what does that guy know about anything anyway, right? But this, ...
|Clinton aces the Iraq question, GOP still stumbling
While there are certainly foreign policy issues that will ...
|New Freddie Gray Video: He Didn't Move When Shackled
According to Baltimore police, Freddie Gray was “irate” in a transport van after his arrest and they had to restrain him. However, that account is being challenged with the release by The ...
|Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile
I still tear up every time I watch this video. But even then, we knew that it was not enough. Far from it. Is "Black Leadership" Enough? Not For These Young Adults by Chitown Kev Like many other ...
|Hillary Clinton takes aim at Citizens United, while Republicans are all about the billionaires
Republicans keep trying to make a big deal over donations ...
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