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Eyewitness footage of Santa Barbara Oil Spill
Madeline Stano of the Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment went by the scene of the oil spill in Santa Barbara. The oil spill happened Tuesday May 19th when a pipe owned by Plains All ...
VL Baker 05/21/2015 5
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/21/15: Outlander
Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share part of the evening around a virtual kitchen table with kossacks who are caring and supportive of one another. So bring ...
Pam from Calif 05/21/2015 39
Hair On Fire, People!
It was late 2012, on a week day, about 5:00am. I’d just sent my husband out the door with his lunch and was brewing myself a cup of tea to enjoy in front of the odious "Morning Joe," when he ...
SninkyPoo 05/21/2015 35
Kitchen Table Kibitzing: On Reflecting Grief
Tonight I have two Community Diary responsibilities. I signed up for today and for next Wednesday because there were open slots and KTK has been in a temporary funk scheduling-wise. Since I have ...
bastrop 05/20/2015 36
WSJ: Clinton's DoS blocked the release of politically sensitive records about Keystone XL Pipeline
photo credit: Backbone campaign, flr The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the U.S. Department of State, ...
VL Baker 05/20/2015 193
What will the TPP do about this atrocity?
Live export cattle on a truck outside Darwin. Footage obtained by animal activists allegedly shows cattle in Vietnam being hit repeatedly to the head to stun them before slaughter. Photograph: Dave ...
VL Baker 05/20/2015 13
A View From the Shore - Randomness and Fuzzy Thinking
The thing I hate the worst about being mentally ill is that my freaking brain doesn't work right - and that's where I live. Lately I've been struggling a lot with it just not working right and it's ...
Mortifyd 05/20/2015 10
Community Quilt for Gordon20024
CelticLassie's quilt. Please keep her and her family in your thoughts... It is a shock when you learn that a friend has cancer. Gordon20024 recently learned that he does. He is a person who is ...
Sara R 05/19/2015 69
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/19/2015: Nesting Season
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
belinda ridgewood 05/19/2015 115
This weekend we gather to celebrate our Cedwyn with her Mom and Portland friends!
Celebration of Cedwyn Saturday May 23 1:00pm At The ...
Onomastic 05/19/2015 60
Hillary Clinton changes her mind about melting Arctic over lunch
Guardian columnist George Monbiot and Climate change activist George Marshall took part in the discussion at a Guardian Live event in King's Place in central London on 13 May. The discussion was ...
VL Baker 05/19/2015 11
Report from the Home Front- The Brain Tumor known as Little C gets packed off to the guest bedroom.
Crystal Eyes (Pete Farr) (with his wife Snapples (Maureen Farr)) experienced the shock of a seizure April 27 which revealed a grade 3 anaplastic astrocytoma brain tumor. May the ongoing diaries of ...
crystal eyes 05/19/2015 11
Community Quilt Project Video Testimonial - peregrine kate
At NN13, a number of our quilt recipients were kind enough to give video interviews about their community quilts and what they meant to them. Among them was someone who has become a good friend, ...
Sara R 05/19/2015 10
These Guys 6: Little Brother
Well, another season of campaigning is upon us, and that can only mean... Another season of These Guys !
Crashing Vor 05/19/2015 8
Newspaper Gives Honest Answer to Question, "Why do you support such a liberal agenda?"
Honest answer to a reader's question No snark, no smartassery. This is one of the finest responses I've ever seen to this kind of question. Setup: The Charlotte Observer's Taylor Batten wrote a ...
Black Max 05/18/2015 138
Jane Goodall: We're destroying the planet; but there are solutions
Jane Goodall, the legendary researcher, is known for her ability to communicate with chimpanzees. She develops an emotional and verbal closeness which allows her to gain their trust and acceptance.
VL Baker 05/18/2015 13
Kitchen Table Kibitzing - 5.18.15 — Pole Beans, sidepocket made me do it.
I wasn't going to plant tomatoes, squashes, peppers or beans this year due to the drought and the fact we took one week at the end of April/beginning of May to to go Mexico and I knew any starts ...
paradise50 05/18/2015 87
Paddle in Seattle Saturday (photo diary)
One of four staging areas as I arrived There was a ...
momomia 05/18/2015 11
Western US drought advances; Washington State declares state of emergency
Not good, but nowhere near the catastrophic California drought. Yet. With only 16% of normal snowpack this year, half of Washington State is in drought condition; putting 1.2 bn of crops in ...
VL Baker 05/18/2015 26
Field Office Annals, Part Two: Engagement, Vision, and Play
This is the second in a two-part series based on interviews with  two founding Cultural Agents  in the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture (where I hold the title of Chief Policy Wonk).  (To ...
arlenegoldbard 05/18/2015 1
If Black People lived as long as White People; Elections results would be very different
The morality rate for black Americans is about 18% higher ...
VL Baker 05/18/2015 11
Kitchen Table Kibitzing: May 17
Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share part of the evening around a virtual kitchen table with kossacks who are caring and supportive of one another. So bring your ...
side pocket 05/17/2015 127
Reps DeLauro, Slaughter and Pingree demand Obama administration release food safety language in TPP
Chicken market in Xining, Qinghai province, China Kudos to Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-...
VL Baker 05/17/2015 25
Brain Tumors and Black Birds Singing In The Dead Of Night
The mixing of tribes...... Mon May 18, 2015 at 1:43 AM PT : I posted this today on my community blog https://petefarrupdate.wordpress.com/
crystal eyes 05/17/2015 99
The Inoculation Project 5/17/2015: Science Books!
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
belinda ridgewood 05/17/2015 12
Kitchen Table Kibitzing: 16 May 2015 - Mozzarella, Romas, Lotsabasil, Olive Oil
Equal amts cheese & tomatoes, cubed same size. S&P to taste. Mix, let flavors meld 20 minutes on counter before serving. (I lie, can't keep my paws off it more than 5. Also I cheat and sprinkle ...
mettle fatigue 05/16/2015 79
Do I Really Want to Write This Diary?
I have been sitting here for thirty minutes struggling with that question. Why? Because of a diary sitting at the top of Community Spotlight section on Daily Kos written by kay3295 titled "My ...
unapologeticliberal777 05/16/2015 48
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/15/15
Welcome to Kitchen Table Kibitzing! Tonight is Open Thread Night. Please make yourself at home and enjoy the ...
remembrance 05/15/2015 80
Standing with Tribal Nations Opposing Coal Exports in the Pacific Northwest
Otto Braided Hair speaks at a press conference against coal exports. He is a traditional leader from the Northern Cheyenne and does not represent the tribal government. "We collectively stand ...
Mary Anne Hitt 05/15/2015 4
DKos Asheville: Celtic Lassie's Quilt
DKos Ashevillians traveled to Tennesee Wednesday to present Sara and Ann's amazing community quilt to Celtic Lassie with Otteray Scribe. A worthy dose of love from Kossacks. Gordon20024 drove down ...
randallt 05/15/2015 21
My Gay Wedding Story
Three weeks ago my partner and I were married on our 38th anniversary. We planned to just go to the courthouse. The State of Florida was forced by the Appellate Court to allow same sex marriages ...
kay3295 05/14/2015 92
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/14/15: ♫Tunes ♫
Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share part of the evening around a virtual kitchen table with kossacks who are caring and supportive of one another. So bring ...
Pam from Calif 05/14/2015 68
Stunning NASA video shows humanity's impact on Earth
Feeling paranoid? You should. NASA and The U.S. Geological Survey’s Landsat satellite program have been watching us from space for over forty years. The satellite orbits the Earth 14 times a day ...
VL Baker 05/14/2015 20
USDA proposing voluntary restrictions to Big Agriculture to reduce carbon emissions. Yeah. Right.
Like voluntary restrictions have worked so well with Big Agriculture in the past. For instance, how long has Obama's USDA been proposing voluntary restrictions for reduction of ...
VL Baker 05/14/2015 7
A MUST-READ from Mark Bittman
titled No Justice, No ... Anything . As expect, he starts by writing about food, about talking about food. But as he makes clear, even as he returns to food again and again, the real issues are ...
teacherken 05/13/2015 8
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/13/15
Welcome to Kitchen Table Kibitzing! Tonight is Open Thread Night. Please make yourself at home and enjoy the ...
remembrance 05/13/2015 52
Spot In My Eye (Indigo Kalliope: Poems From the Left)
Spot in my eye, rolling in black water, fumbling for an object in a dark house. What I've seen past the spot might be better. Worrisome blind blur allows no ease. Pry-bar touches ribs, dig your ...
ruleoflaw 05/12/2015 5
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/12/2015: The Temple of Abiding Peace
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
belinda ridgewood 05/12/2015 92
Nepal Hit by New Earthquake
A major magnitude 7.3 earthquake has hit Nepal two weeks after the maginitude 7.8 quake in April. From the BBC : A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after ...
Lib Dem FoP 05/12/2015 9
Shell No! Seattle council just voted to reconsider letting Shell use terminal for Arctic drilling
Seattle has launched the first salvo in the fight to stop the Obama administration decision to allow Shell to drill in ...
VL Baker 05/11/2015 22
Kitchen Table Kibizing - 5.11.15 — Spring into Summer
It's late spring/early summer here It's really interesting, I suppose, to see what's blooming now around here because it's all wacky but's it's clearly the new normal now. Rose Campion is in ...
paradise50 05/11/2015 122
A View From the Shore - Mental Illness and School
So I am taking a class. One. Because I can't handle or afford more than that. And I'm having a hard time with it. More below the dooblydoo.
Mortifyd 05/11/2015 13
Why Can't the Entire World Work Like This?
This is going to be pretty short and sweet. I have been in the hospital with what doctors refer to as a "violent" stomach virus. I got out yesterday. While I was there, what I watched was a thing of ...
mcgoverngreatpatriot 05/11/2015 10
The Quilt is done. Now we need to get it to Otteray and his Celtic Lassie by Tomorrow
The quilt is done. In spite of Sara and Ann both being hit with illness, they have bent time to make it so. The messages of love and support from all of you are there ...
Onomastic 05/11/2015 45
Whose Faith is it Anyway?
Whose Faith is it Anyway? by Barry Friedman (First Appeared in [The Tulsa Voice http://www.thetulsavoice.com/May-A-2015/Whose-faith-is-it-anyway/]) Just when we think we’re out, they pull us ...
vuzvilla 05/11/2015 9
2 or more generations of politicians in a family
is certainly a tradition we can well trace back to the Adams family, with the 2nd and 6th Presidents, to the Harrisons, with two presidents separated by a generation, and of course to the Bushes ...
teacherken 05/10/2015 18

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