Skip to main content

Below you'll find recent contributions related to OnlyWords's followed authors, tags, and groups.

Title Author Date Comments
River Surfing (Photos): Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
Ojibwa 05/19/2015 9
Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile
I still tear up every time I watch this video. But even then, we knew that it was not enough. Far from it. Is "Black Leadership" Enough? Not For These Young Adults by Chitown Kev Like many other ...
Black Kos 05/19/2015 110
Homeless in Brunswick?
This front page headline from yesterday's Brunswick News is now not indexed on the electronic version. Perhaps the paper has some shame?
hannah 05/19/2015 4
The Grieving Room: Clearing away space for... ???
Participating here is an act of trust between blogfriends who know each other and between people who have never met. We send our needs, our cries for help, our poems of loss and recovery, our ...
TrueBlueMajority 05/18/2015 30
Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Park Meet-ups — Home Cooking?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
TrueBlueMajority 05/18/2015 242
Ancient Africa: A Short Overview of Homo Habilis
The first species to be classified as human, designated as Homo habilis , appeared in Africa over two million years ago. While similar in many physical features to the earlier Australopithecines, ...
Ojibwa 05/17/2015 33
Livable Cities? Street Prophets Saturday
While cities are a relatively recent phenomenon, for most of their existence most people have not lived in them. In the past decade, however, city populations have grown to the point where most ...
Ojibwa 05/16/2015 15
Little Frankie Guinta is no George Washington
Even though Congressman Frank Guinta comes from the Granite State, home to Mt. Washington, integrity is not his strong suit. Indeed, Guinta lied about the $350,000 in 2010; Guinta lied about the ...
hannah 05/16/2015 3
Origins of English: Phony Bigwigs
I suppose there may be a few people out there who have encountered people they considered to be bigwigs or phony or perhaps phony bigwigs. The etymologies of these words are shown below.
Ojibwa 05/16/2015 8
Black Kos, Week In Review
Commentary: African American Scientists and Inventors by Black Kos Editor, Sephius1 Benjamin T. Montgomery (1819–1877) was an influential African-American inventor, landowner, and freedman. Ben ...
Black Kos 05/15/2015 118
Museums 101: Automobiles of the 1910s in America's Car Museum (Photo Diary)
During the second decade of the twentieth century, American automobile manufacturers were beginning to catch up with and even surpass their European counterparts. During this period, cars looked ...
Ojibwa 05/15/2015 14
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
The UK election results in review
Click to enlarge. Last week in the UK's general election , Conservatives pulled off ...
Daniel Donner 05/13/2015 29
Sen. McConnell: Fast Track Will Help Next GOP President Pass Trade Deals Over Dem Opposition
Republican Senate Majority Leader McConnell: “If we had a Republican president right now, not a single Democrat would vote for Trade Promotion Authority. So what I’ve said to my members, if we ...
TomP 05/13/2015 46
What's Your Favorite Hot Beverage? Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
Ojibwa 05/12/2015 35
Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile
Restavek - "One who stays with" is the word for a child slave in Haiti. Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez Ignoring Haiti and its problems is par for the course in the United ...
Black Kos 05/12/2015 126
An Open Letter to Progressives on TPP & TPA from House Rep. Sander Levin
An Open Letter to Progressives: TPP Is Not Yet 'The Most Progressive Trade Agreement in History' By Rep. Sander Levin, Ranking Member - House Ways and Means Committee May 11, 2015 Eight years ago, ...
Mark Lippman 05/11/2015 39
Back to the Future: From Watts 1965 to Baltimore 2015, How Much Has Really Changed?
In the United States, the colorline is a paradox. It is story of continuity and change. The colorline in the Age of Obama, and the post civil rights, era more broadly, are built upon a skeleton of ...
chaunceydevega 05/11/2015 9
Raul Castro: Pope Francis May Inspire Me to Go Back to Church
A very interesting story. No doubt Republican Catholics will consider becoming Southern Baptists or "impeaching" the Pope. The Pope's soft liberation theology is impacting people. “ I ...
TomP 05/11/2015 22
Connect! Unite! Act! Denver, NYC, Dallas & Houston Meet-ups — How Many Pillows Do You Sleep With?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
TrueBlueMajority 05/11/2015 190
Alberta's not Texas: Why you shouldn't overthink the progressive triumph in western Canada
The surge was real, and the progressive NDP will be in charge in Alberta. Perhaps it is owed, in part, to the enormous nature of the upset. Perhaps it is owed, in some small measure, to the fact ...
Steve Singiser 05/10/2015 79
Ancient America: Coastal Oregon, 13,000 to 7,500 years Ago
The Oregon coast is a part of the larger Northwest Coast culture area which stretches from the Tlingit homelands in Alaska to the Tolowa homelands in northern California. The cultures along this ...
Ojibwa 05/10/2015 20
Not everyone is having a "Happy Mother's Day"
Before you say "Happy Mother's Day", please think for a moment. Are you talking to someone you know well, who is actually likely to be happy? Or are you just tossing it off casually because it ...
TrueBlueMajority 05/10/2015 111
Licorice: Street Prophets Saturday
For most Americans, the word “licorice” brings to mind a kind of candy which may come in various shapes, color, and flavors. In reality, many of the various forms of licorice are not really ...
Ojibwa 05/09/2015 17
Origins of English: Nazi, Holocaust, Fascist
There are a few Americans, such as the noted scholar and pseudo-historian Glenn Beck , who have declared that gay rights activists are modern Nazis leading an Inquisition that will turn into a ...
Ojibwa 05/09/2015 60
Black Kos, Week In Review
Remembering Mya Commentary by Black Kos Editor JoanMar Mya Hall. Have you heard the name before? If you haven't, you are not alone. While Freddie Gray is now a household name, two weeks before ...
Black Kos 05/08/2015 71
Museums 101: Unusual Cars in America's Car Museum (Photo Diary)
The LeMay—America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington has a number of unusual cars on display. Some of these are one-of-a-kind cars, such as hot rods, movie cars, and prototypes. Others were ...
Ojibwa 05/08/2015 24

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site