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"Black People Had War Declared on Them By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf."
On Thursday, May 21st, 2015, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, in response to window breaking during ...
jpmassar 05/24/2015 9
Hotwheels earns $3,946 in BTC After Being Banned from Gratipay
8chan founder/administrator and #Gamergate hero Fredrick Brennan has been kicked off Gratipay and is now accepting donations Bitcoin only. He's now forced to do his accounting in the same untraceable,
idlediletante 05/24/2015 7
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 ...
TarheelDem 05/24/2015 8
Situation Becomes Desperate in Kansas Mental Health Hospitals
The situation with Kansas mental health care providers has continued to grow more problematic. Over the last four years, I've written about continued cuts , Staffing Shortfalls , as well as concerns ...
Chris Reeves 05/24/2015 10
In Regards to Conservatives Fierce Defense of Child Rape
Conservatives heard about Josh Duggar raping at least 5 of his very young sisters. They heard about how his parents knew, tried to cover it all up, and sickeningly allowed it to continue for an ...
SemDem 05/24/2015 49
What is the difference between Israel and the USA?
What is the difference between Israel and the USA? Israel violates international law and gets its biggest advocate and protector to stand by its side during international review and debate over ...
ChloeMS 05/24/2015 4
Hellraisers Journal: Labor Editor of Chicago Denounces Upcoming Convention of Industrial Unionists
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Wednesday ...
JayRaye 05/24/2015 8
Dublin Catholic Archbishop: Church Needs a Reality Check
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin says he voted no, but recognizes that this election represents a reality check for the Catholic Church. Ireland, one of the world's most predominantly ...
Chris Reeves 05/24/2015 64
Absolutely Nothing: A Veteran’s Savage Indictment of the Iraq War
Is the title of this post by someone named Jim Wright, which I think you will want to read. It is a totally brutal putdown of the likes of Mitt Romney and John McCain, of the neocons who pushed us ...
teacherken 05/24/2015 38
Ancient Europe: Solutrean
Prehistory refers to the past for which there is no written history, which means that the primary information comes from the findings of archaeology. One of the periods of European prehistory is the ...
Ojibwa 05/24/2015 22
An image of Hillary Clinton that might surprise you
appears on p. 158 of the new book by former CIA #2 Michael Morrell, a book titled The Great War of Our Time: The CIA's Against Terrorism From Al Qaeda to ISIS . It is in the context of the planning ...
teacherken 05/24/2015 171
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 429
burning flags is never about the flags, it's about the right to burn flags (even confederate ones)
At an iconoclastic level of understanding, burning an politically invalid piece of cloth seems slightly pyromaniac, and even reactionary or provocative, and as art perhaps slightly more creative, ...
annieli 05/24/2015 29
Inviting Discussion about upcoming Supreme Court Marriage Equality ruling
I am inviting a lively discussion about what folks think the upcoming Supreme Court Marriage Equality ruling will be and if you would share why you believe this. Will they? 1. Uphold the state ...
AllenMcw 05/23/2015 20
Marriage Equality Opponents and their ludicrous claim about the 1st Amendment
Marriage Equality Opponents: the 1st Amendment does *not* give you the right to break the law! They constantly try to make themselves the victim because they are not allowed to force their ...
AllenMcw 05/23/2015 13
Cleveland Police Demographic Differences
After blogging and writing a diary yesterday regarding some work I've done in measuring diversity in populations in different nerdy ways, I thought I would be done with the subject for a while. ...
leviabowles 05/23/2015 2
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 ...
Meteor Blades 05/23/2015 9
at what moment, if you are armed, must you shoot back?
Life does occasionally have existential moments of decision-making, Odds are in the above case, some of the bullets were meant for either of two targets. Was the stopped car at that moment, a ...
annieli 05/23/2015 20
Meanwhile, Rick Scott Became Socialist (no, seriously)
The teaparty darling who hates all things Obama has allowed his hatred to go so far that he is parting with his core ideology. Florida's healthcare crisis is sinking us. Scott refuses to accept ...
SemDem 05/23/2015 13
Kansas Rocked by 4.6 Earthquake
The Kansas Community of Pratt was rocked this afternoon with a 4.6 Earthquake. The earthquake, located about 89 miles west of Wichita and close to nearby Pratt is neither the first or largest ...
Chris Reeves 05/23/2015 81
Kafka's Roach Hotel: The US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA)
Can you tell the difference between the FISA court and Kafka’s court in his story The Trial?
annieli 05/23/2015 2
Is Anyone Out There? Street Prophets Saturday
The vastness of the universe with millions, perhaps billions, of suns with planets circling them, is almost beyond the imaginations of many people. Contemplating the universe and the many ...
Ojibwa 05/23/2015 18
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 ...
Meteor Blades 05/23/2015 31
Not Everything is Bigger in Texas
Example: Itty Bitty Crowd Attending Commencement Speech by Governor Greg Abbott (R-TX) Last Saturday, when Texas Governor Greg Abbott rose to give the commencement address to the Spring, 2015 ...
LeftOfYou 05/23/2015 28
Hellraisers Journal: Joe Hill is "a true soldier in the army of labor," ready to die for the cause.
He's in their dungeon, dark and grim; He stood by us, we'll stand by him! -Ralph Chaplin ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Sunday May 23, 1915 ...
JayRaye 05/23/2015 8
Breaking: Marriage Equality Referendum Passes in Ireland by Wide Margin
Comhghairdeas, Éire! Huffington Post has an article on the results: here . "We're the first country in the world to enshrine marriage equality in our constitution and do so by popular mandate. ...
Village Vet 05/23/2015 44
Bernie Sanders is for AMERICA
I’m fixing to deal with some grown up truth right now and I’d appreciate it if you’d hear me out. Bernie Sanders Bernie ...
StewartAcuff 05/23/2015 114
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. -----
jpmassar 05/23/2015 246
Obama and Human Trafficing
Respected voices among us have come to the conclusion that President Obama would desire tier three Malaysia, the hub of human trafficking, be included in the TPP without expecting that would make a ...
rktect 05/23/2015 4
Glacier Park: The Trail of the Cedars (Photos and Meet Up Schedule)
Let’s say that you are a bit older, overweight, out of shape, and making your only visit to Glacier National Park. Now this is a National Park filled with hiking trails and lots of young, ...
Ojibwa 05/23/2015 15
Just to Be Clear: Bobby Jindal Isn't Running for President
Oh, certainly he has an exploratory committee . Who doesn't? Got one myself, somewhere around here. He's talking it over with his family and the Almighty . He's giving the idea quiet contemplation ...
Crashing Vor 05/23/2015 85
69
A number with various connotation, none of which are relevant to this reflection. In this case it is merely a measure of longevity in years. My longevity. I can turn to my Facebook page as the ...
teacherken 05/23/2015 14
food riots and food price volatility
Ultimately is it about prices indices or actual food, making it a more interesting signalling and modeling event - more about the riots and not actually about the food or that famine has already ...
annieli 05/23/2015 7
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, ...
Meteor Blades 05/22/2015 56
Economic Inequality Illustrated
"The railroad tracks are covered at last," an editorial said. Not exactly. The railroad tracks were covered until they reached 125th Street - the beginning of Harlem. Moses had decided to ...
dana anderssen 05/22/2015 1
In the wake of local police militarization, does the US need a (more) national police force
Like a National ID card , some items common to other Western democracies seem problematic to American exceptionalists, but given the rise in regional and local police violence against unarmed ...
annieli 05/22/2015 10
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'...
Grizzard 05/22/2015 15
A refreshing story on how things should work
An East Point man held a would-be carjacker at gunpoint until police arrived and arrested the suspect, according to Atlanta police. Wait, but this sounds like just a RKBA story. Well, yes it could ...
Mannie 05/22/2015 6
Is the TPP even constitutional?
The TPP agreement is still classified, but leaks suggest that it calls for international "courts" in which businesses can sue governments, including ours, for rules that interfere with their ...
Frank Palmer 05/22/2015 14
Bernie Sanders' Wise Choice of TPP as a Battlefield to Fight His Fight
Bernie ...
AndySchmookler 05/22/2015 3
TPPA’s Dirty Little Secret: How the US Could write its partners laws.
There is a Bear trap hidden behind a seemingly benign term ‘ certification ’ it hides extraordinary power that the US is expected to exercise once TPP agreement is concluded. A website was ...
windsong01 05/22/2015 1
Harvey Milk and a Lesser Known Hero
Today is Harvey Milk Day, when we commemorate the birth of the first true gay activist, Harvey Milk, born on this date in 1930.
dbeerthuis 05/22/2015 3
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 ...
Black Kos 05/22/2015 111
Diversity Matters: Measuring It
This week, I explored a metric I used about a decade ago to measure diversity and its effects. Essentially, it seeks to solve the statistical problem of not having a good way to measure diversity ...
leviabowles 05/22/2015 1
after 6 years, President Obama now has Twitter account & draws the usual haters
Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account. — President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015 Like idiots with twitter accounts think they can't be tracked ...
annieli 05/22/2015 6
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 :
Meteor Blades 05/22/2015 40
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 ...
Mikey Weinstein 05/22/2015 6
Politico takes a whack at Warren in a lengthy, trade-related hit piece
Politico's nothingburger story on Warren's ...
Meteor Blades 05/22/2015 82
DKos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Duggar; KS gov blows some more; Fight for $15 gets its hat tip
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David Waldman 05/22/2015 1
Please Sign Onto The Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his nationwide 'Contract with America', which he is calling " The Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality ". Like Newt Gingrich's Contract With America, the ...
DemProgStrategist 05/22/2015 6
Hellraisers Journal: Clarence Darrow Testifies Before the Commission on Industrial Relations
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
JayRaye 05/22/2015 4
Museums 101: Mustang Hardtops (Photo Diary)
Ojibwa 05/22/2015 13
Christian Family Group Employed Child Molester
I apologize for writing about such unmitigated click bait, but this is just too interesting to ignore. It is like some radical atheist wrote a skit meant to show the hypocrisy of the radical ...
lowt 05/22/2015 5
Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Angle of Repose Friday"
It's "Angle of Repose Friday" on The After Show You know, the angle in which a granular substance stays in place on a slope. Makes sense to us. An obscure government document proves Elizabeth ...
justiceputnam 05/22/2015 1
Marriage Equality in Ireland
Today is an historic day in the Republic of Ireland as the Irish people go to the polls to decide whether to amend their constitution to provide for marriage equality. If, as expected, the vote is ...
KPDownes 05/22/2015 9
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 ...
David Waldman 05/22/2015 0
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'...
David Waldman 05/21/2015 1
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 ...
David Waldman 05/21/2015 0
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 ...
David Waldman 05/20/2015 1
MO-Sen: Jason Kander (D) & VoteVets Push Congress To Give Veterans Free Access To Public Parks
Received this e-mail today from VoteVets and Secretary of State Jason Kander's (D. MO) U.S. Senate campaign: I ...
poopdogcomedy 05/20/2015 2
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:
David Waldman 05/20/2015 0
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
Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Luis Lang revisited; 'mistakes,' torture & media paralysis
Bristol Palin calls off her wedding! Also,
David Waldman 05/19/2015 3
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
As usual, tons of good material to draw from. Only reality can intercede! And it will have a hard time doing so, since we'll be without Greg Dworkin this morning, even though he totally said he'd ...
David Waldman 05/19/2015 0
Unbelievable: Democratic congresswoman mocks Indians with clueless 'war whoop'
David Nir 05/18/2015 117
Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Waco shootout; 2016 roundup; TN terrorist busted; ISIS raid
Three gangs face off in ...
David Waldman 05/18/2015 1
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
It's Monday again. Back to the grind! No sooner have you wrapped up a biker weekend gun battle than it's once again "time to make the donuts." Same old, same old. Listen LIVE ...
David Waldman 05/18/2015 1
♥Note To A Marine♥
Hi Joe ♥ ♥I'm Still Here, Waiting♥ Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273- TALK ( 8255 and dial 1)
rebel ga 05/17/2015 9
Driving while black, brown, or Indian
Most people have heard or read the acronym "DWB," which stands for " Driving While Black ," or in many cases "Brown," derived from DWI—Driving While Intoxicated. In ...
Denise Oliver Velez 05/17/2015 218
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 ...
Mikey Weinstein 05/15/2015 146
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 Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Greg & Armando handicap 2016; TPP; cops & cams; Gimmetarian jerk
White-on-white crime shocker leads ...
David Waldman 05/15/2015 1
The Daily Bucket - chocolate lily season in a remnant Indian prairie
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
OceanDiver 05/15/2015 86
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Well, it's Friday, so anything goes. But I'm reminded that I made the mistake of promising certain stories would be given consideration today. So why not come by and see what a liar I am? Let's ...
David Waldman 05/15/2015 0
DKos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): school GunFAIL; Jeb & Iraq; OBL & int'l law; TPP & the filibuster
School GunFAIL: 5th ...
David Waldman 05/14/2015 3
Indians 101: Kootenai Political Organization
The Kootenai (also spelled Kutenai), whose homeland was in the area west of the Rocky Mountains in what is today western Montana, northern Idaho, and southeastern British Columbia, are generally ...
Ojibwa 05/14/2015 5
FINAL REMINDER: NYC Meetup This Saturday 5/16 - Welcome PEREGRINE KATE!
Hello all! This is your FINAL REMINDER DIARY about our upcoming NYC MEETUP with very special guest PEREGRINE KATE. Time to take a break from spring planting, lawn mowing and mulch spreading, ...
kathny 05/14/2015 33
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Maybe there won't be any serious news for the next two days, and I'll just tell you stories from the wacky collection of articles I've put aside, but forgotten to tell you about. I'll just toss ...
David Waldman 05/14/2015 1
DKos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Greg & Joan on Jeb & Iraq; trade; surveillance & Zombie Reagan!
We're still pondering the bin Laden bombshell. Greg Dworkin follows up with an ancient history alert: Philip of Macedon'
David Waldman 05/13/2015 3
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
It's Wednesday, and we'll host Joan McCarter , who will explain how she became Seymour Hersh's latest blockbuster anonymous source. Listen LIVE at 9:00 ET, here: Click this Link to Listen on your ...
David Waldman 05/13/2015 1
DKos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Zimmerman's back; bin Laden bombshell; Jim Wright obit & history
Allen West exposes the Sharia ...
David Waldman 05/12/2015 1
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Just for fun, let's pretend I have an actual plan for the show, which will start with that NYT obit for Jim Wright, and then spin out of control from there, as we explore Wright's political history,
David Waldman 05/12/2015 0
Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): polling & politics round-up; bin Laden bombshell & push-back
Greg Dworkin starts with a data round-up: Americans' preferences ...
David Waldman 05/11/2015 14

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