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|USA Freedom Act Passes As All Of Mitch McConnell's Bad Amendments Fail
|A Specific Response to Jeb Bush!
Jeb Bush and others in the GOP continue to discourage retirement, denying the economic realities of the Obama Administration and to simply ignore the facts that his brother W, and the factors that ...
|Worlds Enough and Time
Everywhere I look, stories of our current condition and perilous plight greet my eyes. Economic collapse, massive unemployment, infrastructure degradation, environmental ...
|In the GOP, moderates need not apply
The percentage of House members who are NOT ideological moderates. New data released last month by Kenneth Poole and Howard Rosenthal shows just how polemic House Republicans have become—the ...
|Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): polling roundup; FBI's spy planes; on King v. Burwell watch
Greg Dworkin gets ...
|States find few options to deal with potential Supreme Court Obamacare decision
The Wall Street ...
|Judge upholds labor board rule bringing union representation elections into the 21st century
Here's something new: a court upholding a policy that business lobby groups say is unfairly pro-worker. The first of two legal challenges to the National Labor Relations Board's rule modernizing ...
|Corrosion, rust, and holes inside busy Washington D.C. bridge
Knowing that two lanes of a major bridge in the nation's capital had to be closed for emergency repairs is scary enough. ...
|Sure, House Republicans have a secret plan for saving Obamacare subsidies
Don't be hasty, House ...
|The Volcker Rule Doesn't Violate NAFTA
This one is for the Finance Minister of Canada, Joe Oliver. He erroneously claims that the Volcker rule, implemented as part of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010,
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Well, we went a little crazy on the Denny Hastert legal hairsplitting yesterday. But that's what we do with the show. I won't lie about that! That leaves us with a lot of catching up to do, and ...
|Jeb Bush wrongly blames GOP Congress for Dubya’s spending and debt
Jeb Bush, the 2016 GOP White House hopeful tells us, loves his brother. But judging by his recent statements, he apparently loves the idea of being president even more. Confronted by Dubya's ...
|Dennis Hastert as the Tip of the Iceberg
How much do you know about pedophiles? Maybe not a lot, because it's a repulsive subject, arguably the worst of all crimes. Nobody likes to think about it. But there's one sick, sordid fact that ...
|Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): 2016 field gets some depth; Hastert & hairsplitting
We're back after a week of computer repairs, and got a rocky start technically, but were returned to the air by the diligent work of ...
|All Hands On Deck: House Fast Track Vote Could Come This Week
ALL HANDS ON DECK. This is not a drill. The vote in the House of Representatives on fast track trade authority, preapproving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) before the public finds out what is ...
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE ONCE AGAIN at 9 am ET!
We are back on the air at last, with the newly refurbished Kagro in the Morning Super Computer! Hey, how about that Denny Hastert guy, eh? We've got a lot of catching up to do! And yes, that is ...
|TPP: Call 'Em Out In the House, Now!
In a previous post, I discussed the likelihood that the Fast-Track bill, if it passed the House, would need to return to the Senate again to align the different bills produced by the two Houses. I ...
|John McCain, Rand Paul Brawl on Senate Floor as Patriot Act Set to Expire
There is mourning in Washington DC tonight as the police state apologists could not get a bill together that would continue the Patriot Act. As the clock was ticking down on the Senate Floor, ...
|First Houston Kossack event, yay!
I'm writing this inaugural diary to celebrate my having attended my very first Houston Kossack social event ever. Thanks be to Wink & Justice of Netroots Radio for making me aware of it, and thanks ...
|Guess My Job . . . ?
Experience and common sense count for nothing in my work—that's why I've been so successful. I have no particular skills or abilities, that's what makes me so particularly well qualified for my ...
|Economics Of The Poor Part 2: How A More Equitable World Is Possible
After mentioning life at the bottom in my previous diary, I thought I'd mention policy prescriptions that could and would help the lower classes. Some of which we might already have were Congress ...
|Whole towns will disappear. ~ STDDs Week 40
My heart goes out to the residents of the areas affected by tornadoes and flooding in Texas, Oklahoma, and Mexico. I have heard some heartbreaking stories of loss of lives and of destruction of ...
|Congressional Millionaire's Club
More than Half of the Members of Congress are Millionaires. The median net worth for all House members was $896,000 (Democrats averaged $929,000 to Republicans’ $884,000) and, for Senators, $2.5 ...
|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 (...
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|Republicans still no closer to saving their own asses on Obamacare
Have fun with this, guys. We've just got one more ...
|Emergency bridge repairs to snarl Virginia-to-D.C. traffic
The Memorial Bridge carries about 68,000 vehicles per day—including buses—between Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Or, it did. That's going ...
|Blackout Congress by Fight for the Future
BREAKING: 10,000 websites are blacking out access from Congress' IPs, redirecting to protest http://t.co/lPUvoCijXj pic.twitter.com/rUt2TA3ygL — Fight for the Future (@fightfortheftr) May 29, ...
|Cartoon: Mitch McConnell and Snuggly the Security Bear Beg to Spy
Is this the end of our domestic spying pal, Snuggly the Security Bear? Most likely not. Snuggly will probably still be in business and up to his usual tricks, he just may have to work with a ...
|Native American Voting Rights
I would like to suggest Dailykos to run a petition for the following site , a proposal by the Dept of Justice to improve the access for voting locations. Sorry but I don't know the proper method for ...
|Arizona's McCain and Flake swap Apache Holy Land to foreign mining company- Contact Congress
This is outrageous. Oak Flat in Arizona, an Apache holy place where coming-of-age ceremonies have been performed for many generations and is a sacred place for prayer, has been handed over to an ...
|Daily Kos Radio is BOUND FOR DC at 9 am ET!
Yes, it's a "scheduled absence" today. I'm on my way to hang out with and/or near President Obama. That is, I'm taking my kids on a standard, public White House tour this morning. I was going to ...
|Bernie Sanders' big idea has a math problem
Last Friday, tvdude posted a diary entitled Bernie Sanders blows Wolf Blitzer's mind with a simple idea (guess it doesn't take much) . In the diary, tvdude passed along Senator Bernie Sander's idea ...
|Women's Fair Pay!
Come on everybody! We need to rise up against these corporations and big wigs that are making money. They say we are underground, well I'm happy to say I've come from the underground up. Let's ...
|Amtrak is a Microcosm for the Nation
If last month's fatal Amtrak crash had anything positive come from it, it was the perfect timing with which the Republicans showed their true colors. Without the headlines that the derailment ...
|Progressive Candidate For Congress Fights to Put the Second Amendment in its Place . . . and Wins.
Candidate for Congress, Mayor Nancy Rotering (D-Highland Park, IL), seen supporting a local food pantry last Winter Send $3 for Nancy. Halleluiah! Progressive Democrat Nancy ...
|Daily Kos Radio is STILL UNDER REPAIR at 9 am ET!
It looks like the week is a wash for new episodes, since tomorrow was going to be another planned absence. So in a way, I guess this was a relatively good week to run into technical problems. ...
|Daily Kos Radio is WAITING PATIENTLY FOR THE APPLE STORE GENIUSES at 9 am ET!
Technically, it's only been a day and a half since they got the Kagro in the Morning Super Computer in their hands, so they're still well within the predicted range for the repairs. You go, Apple ...
|Daily Kos Radio is STILL IN THE SHOP at 9 am ET!
The KITM Super Computer is still in the shop today. Or more accurately, it finally got into the shop today. See, at the Apple Store, you've got to make an appointment to tell them your computer is ...
|Daily Kos Radio is IN FOR REPAIRS at 9 am ET!
What does that mean? It means that the trusty MacBook that has powered the show for three years is on the blink, and might have to go live on the Apple Farm, if you know what I'm saying. But, ...
|DKos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Duggar; KS gov blows some more; Fight for $15 gets its hat tip
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Today, I'm just going to say, "Josh Duggar" over and over for one hour and fifty-two minutes. Then, Rosalyn MacGregor's Michigan update will fill the rest. Oh, wait. Greg. OK, Greg will ...
|DKos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Greg's headlines; living in the House; banning bans; SYG's worst
Greg Dworkin rounds up stories about Rand Paul'...
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
We've got a few stories to follow up on these days, so maybe it's time to check back in on them. I mean, it's not as if there's an entire industry dedicated to presenting new and interesting ...
|DKos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Greg & Joan blast 'bad intel' BS; TPP shell game targets Medicare
We kicked off with a recap of the ...
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
It's Wednesday, and that's Joan McCarter day! No matter what Pinterest says ! Listen LIVE at 9:00 ET, here:
- Jeb Bush and others in the GOP continue to discourage retirement, denying the economic realities of the Obama Administration and to simply ignore the facts that his brother W, and the factors that ...5 comments 2 Recs
- Everywhere I look, stories of our current condition and perilous plight greet my eyes. Economic collapse, massive unemployment, infrastructure degradation, environmental ...1 comments 0 Recs
- The percentage of House members who are NOT ideological moderates. New data released last month by Kenneth Poole and Howard Rosenthal shows just how polemic House Republicans have become—the ...47 comments 31 Recs
- The Wall Street ...16 comments 18 Recs
- Here's something new: a court upholding a policy that business lobby groups say is unfairly pro-worker. The first of two legal challenges to the National Labor Relations Board's rule modernizing ...10 comments 41 Recs
- Knowing that two lanes of a major bridge in the nation's capital had to be closed for emergency repairs is scary enough. ...4 comments 11 Recs
- Don't be hasty, House ...31 comments 30 Recs
- This one is for the Finance Minister of Canada, Joe Oliver. He erroneously claims that the Volcker rule, implemented as part of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010,8 comments 2 Recs
- Jeb Bush, the 2016 GOP White House hopeful tells us, loves his brother. But judging by his recent statements, he apparently loves the idea of being president even more. Confronted by Dubya's ...10 comments 13 Recs
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