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|Is ISIS Disintegrating ???
|David Frum suggests that immigrants are drinking most of California's water
|GUS: Happy LGBT Equal Rights Demanded by the Irish Weekend w/ Recipes
Good Sunday, GUSgreenies!!!!!!! Sure, we all know my entire ancestral family pushed the vote wayyyyyy over the top for the Yes vote in Ireland for Marriage Equality. You can thank me and mine later.
|TPP will serve us. Here's how ...
Peace and prosperity -- I'm loving it!
|1 Percenter Spends $350,000 to Murder Endangered Rhino
There are perhaps 4500 black rhinos left in the world. As of last Monday, there was one fewer.
|Faux Pause, appendix
This is just a short appendix to my post from yesterday , wherein I described fraud being perpetrated by the likes of Monckton and Watts in convincing low-information types that global warming (aka ...
|Books So Bad They're Good: A Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Summer in Badbookistan
'Tis summer, and time for a middle aged woman's fancies to turn to thoughts of bad books. Not only bad books, of course. I picked up several excellent books at Kalamazoo last week, two of which I'...
|This week at progressive state blogs: Gov. Kasich plays the suckers; Gov. Bryant writes a dumb op-ed
This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a ...
|I was angry. Then I was not. (A pedestrian's story.)
These days I drive only in the daytime and only around the neighborhood: the grocery store, the credit union, the library, the post office, plus short errands for my busy daughter. I do not drive ...
|Update: Photos from Portland, OR Celebration! Today, we gather to Celebrate our Cedwyn
"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- -Lewis Carrol, The Walrus and The Carpenter The time has come to talk ...
|Spotlight on green news & views: Oil spills; the melting poles; Jeb Bush's climate change arrogance
See OceanDiver's post . Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green ...
|Praise for Joy of Fishes
A short diary, praising the kindness, dedication, compassion, and steadfast good spirit who is known here as Joy of Fishes. More may be forthcoming from others Kossacks. I'll merely remark that she ...
|Cartoon - A Worse Photo Op
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|Best photo on the Internet today
A rainbow over Dublin. Proof that nature has a sense of humor.
|Embrace the Suck? Hell No!
Citizens United is not a big deal, TPP is not a big deal ... don't worry about anything, we'll take care of you. That's what we are told, time and time again by elected officials who don't want to ...
|We Shall Overcome||05/23/2015||15|
|Cartoon: Animal Nuz #252 - Raging Bully Edition||ericlewis0||05/23/2015||76|
|Photo Diary: Safety Harbor, FL
Safety Harbor is a little town of about 18,000 people located on the Pinellas County side of Tampa Bay. The Spanish conquistadors Narvayez and De Soto both landed here. The name comes from the 17th ...
|Tonight's TPP Silver Lining
The Senate voted tonight on TPP and it turned out better than some had expected: “I'm absolutely happy, because no country should get in with that designation,” [Sherrod] Brown said. “I'll be ...
|We Shall Overcome||05/22/2015||72|
|Open thread for night owls. OECD: Growing global inequality gap 'has reached a tipping point'
Nadia Prupis at Common Dreams, writes Growing Global Inequality Gap 'Has Reached a Tipping Point' : With the gap between the rich and poor growing worldwide, ...
|Top comments: Placeholder edition
Um, so apparently no one was scheduled for tonight. Consider this an open thread while your TC team throws the rest together.
|Tara the Antisocial Social Worker||05/22/2015||101|
|I Became a Better Person After I Stopped Going to Church
Yep, I made that statement in a room full of regularly attending church goers. There's a theological difference between a "good person" and a "Christian" that's lost on the average person. My point ...
|The Economist: "Caliphate Strikes Back." The Coalition corrects Iraq map, surrounds Mosul
The Economist tries to get it right. The center of Ramadi is indeed under ISIS control. That's "ISIS" as an acronym for Islamic State Is Shxt. What matters most in Iraq goes to three things: --
|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 , ...
|Monckton and Watts inadvertently reveal global warming "Pause" to be clumsy fraud
The idiot climate denialist website http://wattsupwiththat.com, run by the idiot climate denialist Anthony Watts , is fond of running graphs proclaiming NO GLOBAL WARMING FOR ‘XX’ YEARS ‘X’ ...
|Cartoon: America's rapidly rising faiths
Click to enlarge. A Pew survey ...
|On Redemption and Change: How One Man's Story Inspires the Battle to Change Minds and Hearts
In a Columbia office building, one older lawyer discusses and debates the issues of the day with the vigor of a much younger man. You'll have to excuse South Carolina's Tom Turnipseed if it doesn'...
|Update: Ireland: Historic Vote Today on Marriage Equality -- Polls closed. Counting tomorrow.
Update: h/t tapu dali Vote counting starts tomorrow IPT (Irish Pub Time). Update 2: Caution!!! Auto video at the start but can be quickly turned off. Polls closed/historic vote. Nice tweets ...
|Midday open thread: Huckabee backs Ten Commandments BS; DNI keeps bin Laden porn to itself
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Jeb Bush and Brotherly Love :
|Cartoon - What Time Is Check-Out Time In Ramadi?
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|The Taliban in Our Midst
[Mikey Weinstein]: This guest Op-Ed from my dear friend, Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) Advisory Board member, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s Chief of Staff Lawrence ...
|Politico takes a whack at Warren in a lengthy, trade-related hit piece
Politico's nothingburger story on Warren's ...
|Yup, Clinton can tell the Beltway media to go to hell
Heavens! Is that Hillary with some "everyday Americans"? BLASPHEMY! The same day I lauded ...
|Scott Walker Fired as Chair of His Own Job Creation Agency
The Joint Finance Committee of the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature has agreed to a set of changes to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), including a provision to fire ...
|Giles Goat Boy||05/22/2015||8|
|Cartoon: Jeb Bush and Brotherly Love
Jeb Bush has performed a valuable service with his recent missteps and flubs , he’s reminded ...
|Cartoon: Crime and injustice
Click image for larger view. See more www.rebeccahendin.com Follow on Twitter @...
|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 ...
|Cartoon: On Iraq: W.W.J.H.D.? (What Would Jeb Have Done?)
READ Ruben Bolling's brand new book for kids, Alien Invasion in My Backyard: An EMU Club Adventure !...
|Cartoon: I'm my own man!
Terrible Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has had a very hard time distancing himself from his brother George Jr., the worst President in US history. Okay, maybe he is showing some of them ...
|Congressman laughs, can't believe sheriff says marijuana same as coke, meth and heroin
Tennessee Congressman Steve Cohen has a diary here at Daily Kos. He has been an outspoken ...
|Cartoon: Les Beastiables -- Dr. Ben Capybara
Dr. Ben Carson spoke at the CPAC convention about two months ago. I thought what he said was beastly enough that he has earned his turn as one of Les Beastiables. Serious source information ...
|Cartoon: Biker Lives Matter||Matt Bors||05/20/2015||35|
|Cartoon: My alma mater
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|Cartoon: The Stars Are Right
The Greatest Living (or Un-living) ...
|Cartoon: The Great Hall of Iraq Whoppers
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|Monday Murder Mystery: Debtors' prisons and 'The Devil in the Marshalsea'
Marshalsea Prison, 1773 Click to enlarge On June 1, 1729, William Acton, one-time butcher and deputy ...
|Are CEOs 300 times better than you?
The Wall Street Journal recently weighed-in on income inequality and opined "Tish-tosh! If you took all the salaries of a million-employee company and shared them equality it ...
|Cartoon: Critical reactions
Cartoonists have been getting attention lately, and not in a good way, from the renewed debate ...
|Church, State And Prayer Breakfasts
You know what I really, really hate? I hate when somebody adapts a Jane Austen novel for stage or screen and thinks they can improve on her dialogue. They can't. And furthermore -- oh, strike that. ...
|Cartoon: Animal Nuz #251 - Jerb Bush Edition||ericlewis0||05/16/2015||140|
|Morning Open Threads -- CelticLassie's Kitchen
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||05/16/2015||105|
|Spotlight on Courage ~ StDDs Week 37
No! Poverty is not to be blamed for the murder of Michael Brown. Lack of opportunities did not take the life of Freddie Gray. The "absent black father" was not responsible for killing Walter Scott. ...
|Cartoon: Reality-based conspiracies
Click to enlarge. I’m fascinated with conspiracy theories the same way I’m interested in cryptids. I know they’
|Air Force General Defies/Defiles Law By Witnessing for Jesus in Full Uniform on Worldwide TV
Official photo for Maj. Gen. Craig S. Olson (U.S. Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox/Released) That terrible warning to the USA, often attributed to the first American writer to ever win the ...
|There's a fine line between "ecological disaster" and "love potion"
Americans will drive far out of their way to save a nickel on gas but they'll happily pay $1 for one penny's worth of water. STOP DOING THAT! The only scam worse than bottled water is homeopathy.
|GOP and Religion
As we enter another election cycle, one dominant theme is the idea that Republican Candidates are beholden to Christians. In several reports I've heard or read this idea is coupled with the ...
|Greg form Vermont||05/15/2015||59|
|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 ...
|Cartoon: Obama trades transparency
After a little smack-down by the Senate , the Most Transparent Administration Ever is still trying to push through the Trans-Pacific Partnership in ...
|Cartoon: Pet shopping with the Kochs
Click image to enlarge. Who will the Koch Brothers choose to be their Presidential pet? Will it be Walker, Rubio, Bush, Paul, Cruz, or one of the myriad others ...
|Cartoon: Super-Fun-Pak Comix
READ Ruben Bolling's brand new book for kids, Alien Invasion in My Backyard: An EMU Club ...
|Cartoon: Jade Helm 15 enemy
Amidst the ridiculous right wing conspiratorial silliness regarding the Jade Helm 15 military exercises put on by the Pentagon, U.S. military bases were put under heightened alert for possible ...
|It's Les Beastiables Wednesday!
Les Beastiables ("Les Bez"): Because beasties say the darnedest things! NOTE: This is the first of a cartoon series that is planned to appear with a new beastly drawing every Wednesday at 1:30 PM.
|Cartoon: Swing vote secrets||Matt Bors||05/13/2015||13|
|As Christians dwindle at record pace, so do the electoral hopes of the GOP
Republicans can now take solace in the fact that they're not the only group declining as a percentage of the population—Christians are on their way out too, and in even greater numbers, ...
|Cartoon: Most fascinating!
Check out the L.A. Weekly issue here ! Support ye olde gentleman ...
|Remember how Comcast sued Chattanooga, wouldn't build high speed internet? Well...
So, having a better working alternative means we have to get our act together? Comcast sued Chattanooga Electric Power Board (EPB)
|U.S. identity as a Christian nation is falling
This won't come as a surprise to mainstream Protestant denominations that have seen dwindling numbers over several decades. But according to the Pew Research Center, a lower percentage of people in ...
|Cartoon: Science for sale
(Click to enlarge) It was hard to fit all the relevant details into this cartoon, so I suggest reading ...
|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 ...
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