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|LA Kossacks venture to the Valley next Sunday
It's been a while and we need to regroup, discuss the state of affairs, come up with new ideas and have fun. On the fun side, we are going to try a potluck A potluck is a gathering of people where ...
|Instead of the Jews, it's the hedge fund managers
Oh my! Apparently an actual living person actually said this on the record, anonymously of course: Instead of the Jews, it's the hedge fund managers I was following the link from the Bernie ...
|Sadness and Reality
Next Monday we will be in our new home. With so many packed boxes sitting around it is starting to feel real. What is unreal is the level of fatigue I feel. Too much, too fast, too intense. What is ...
|Game of Thrones 5.7—'The Gift'
Hast thou tried Head and Shoulders? Winter is coming. Remember that saying? Sure, it's floating on all those (now a bit sad looking) Stark banners, but it's also a big, honking, important theme ...
|Abbreviated pundit roundup: Rise of social liberals, analyzing the 2016 field and more
We begin today's roundup with analysis by The Washington Post's Catherine Rampell on the increasing number of people identifying as liberals: as “liberal” — socially liberal, to be specific. ...
|Thank You to my Family Who Served Their Country
On this Memorial Day I am remembering the members of my immediate family who served in the Armed Forces.
|Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Nat'l Park Meet-up Info — Oh Baby?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|Creative Explosion: Street Prophets Sunday All Day Brunch (Art Diary)
Welcome to Sunday All Day Brunch. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you. It has been a while since I felt like doing art. ...
|It's the iPhone's world, we just live in it ... for now
A wild boar and domestic pigs from Darwin's The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication In 2001, Michael Pollan authored a fine popular science book called ...
|Abbreviated pundit roundup: Military equipment order, minimum wage and more
We begin today's roundup with The Des Moines Register 's take on the military equipment use by American police forces: Documents obtained by CNN in April found the Missouri ...
|Comic Books: Street Prophets Thursday Coffee Hour
Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open thread so help yourself to the goodies and let us know what is new with you. I have family members who are seriously into comic books. Growing up I ...
|Monty Python and The Holy Grail as you have never seen it before
This is worth the 155 seconds it takes to watch, if for no other reason than it will bring a smile to your face. A friend once told me that the secret of Monty Python's success was that the ...
|Bookflurries-Bookchat: Driver, Follow That…Book!
Welcome to bookchat where you can talk about anything...books, plays, essays, and books on tape. You don’t have to be reading a book to come in, sit down, and chat with us. It is necessary in ...
|Wonder What Bin Ladin Read in Bed?
Need to know what volumes were on Bin Ladin's bookshelf? Curious if his reading tastes were close to yours? Ever consider if what you read makes you who you are, or is who you are dictated by what ...
|Abbreviated pundit roundup: Analyzing the 2016 Republican field
We begin today's roundup with The Washington Post's Dana Milbank who likens the GOP 2016 primary race to a clown car: In the oversold Republican ...
|Game of Thrones 5.6—'Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken'
I'm not opposed to violence in entertainment. While I certainly don't desire any violence in my own life—or in anyone else's really—violence is part of the classic formula for drama. Whether it'
|Charting the intersection of Politics, Science and Religion
Religious Groups vs. Environment and Evolution from Josh Rosenau at NCSE Last year, Tobin Grant at ...
|US/S. Korea Trade Deal Failure a Snapshot of Possible TPP Outcomes?
If one wants to look at the potential for a big TPP backfire--one that costs the US more jobs and increases our trade deficit--one need only look at the failed US/Korea Trade Deal. According to ...
|Silk Flowers: Street Prophets Sunday All Day Brunch
Welcome to Sunday Brunch. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you. I love flowers and plants. I have lots of arrangements in ...
|Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Candidates in Search of a Clue
Watson, I have deduced Jeb Bush's actual answer! Paul Krugman recaps how John Ellis Bush has waffled the nation toward a discussion we need to hold. Jeb Bush definitely did us a favor: in his ...
|Raw Pet Food Recall; Salmonella
The product is OC Raw Dog It was distributed in these states: Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Colorado Please continue over the orange salmonella strain...
|Fast Tracking the TPP--Pay No Attention to the Fine Print ... (Medicare cuts/Healthcare Cost Rises)
I stole the title from jamess because as this moves forward, that last part after the hyphen will be filled with different possibilities. So thanks, jamess, for the great title:) Like others, I got ...
|Bee survey just out: second highest annual loss recorded to date
If the recent studies which show neonicotinoid pesticide toxicity to bumblebee and other wild bees, as well as its addictiveness to bees weren't bad ...
|Get on the Phone re TPP
So yesterday one of my two dem senators, D. Feinstein, voted for cloture on TPA. I was furious. So I called to find out why. Her office explained that she had not voted on TPP but TPA (which I ...
|Abbreviated pundit roundup: Bush's super PAC, climate change, infrastructure spending and more
We begin our roundup with Eugene Robinson who surveys the GOP primary field: Maybe a thoroughbred will emerge from the coming debates, assuming the party finds a way ...
|Cats and Personality: Street Prophets Thursday Coffee Hour
Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you. I have always been owned by cats. We had cats ...
| Bookflurries-Bookchat: The Great Reading Quest
Welcome to bookchat where you can talk about anything...books, plays, essays, and books on tape. You don’t have to be reading a book to come in, sit down, and chat with us. "Out of the night, ...
|Has the Tide Turned On Bee-Killing Pesticides? New Bans & Scientists Warn of Ecological Damage
Please also see my diary from two days ago which focuses on two highly significant and disturbing new peer reviewed studies published in the journal, Nature. The focus of this diary is the new ...
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