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|Ted Cruz: John F. Kennedy 'would be a Republican today'
You make me sad. I sat here for a long time pondering what to say about would-
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Greg Dworkin gets ...
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You are a strange, strange man. Republican contender Mike Huckabee has an odd internal belief system. Molesting your ...
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Oops? While most of ...
|Cracks Appear In America’s Two-Family Political Dynasty In Latest CNN/ORC and ABC/WaPo Polls
My takeaways from these two latest polls (and folks here who follow my comments know I’m NOT a fan of these absurdly early, extremely volatile numbers): Hillary’s experiencing some significant ...
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Well, we went a little crazy on the Denny Hastert legal hairsplitting yesterday. But that's what we do with the show. I won't lie about that! That leaves us with a lot of catching up to do, and ...
|Pew: Millennials Distrust Fox News More Than Any Other News Source
A new study by the Pew Research Center reveals some striking generational disparities between America's news consumers. The study's results cast the light of perspective on the marketing hype of Fox ...
|Tracy Morgan gives first major interview since accident
In case you guys missed it, Tracy Morgan dropped by "Today" for his first interview since reaching a settlement with Walmart late last week to end his lawsuit over an accident last year in which a ...
|Christian Dem in NC||06/01/2015||5|
|PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 5/29/15 Edition||poopdogcomedy||06/01/2015||2|
|Conservative hero Cliven Bundy is back, and still talking about black people
The hero of Fox News speaks ...
|ACTION ALERT: Tell Arkansas prosecutors to launch criminal investigation of Duggars
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are due to talk with Megyn Kelly on Wednesday. But by all rights, they need to be answering questions under oath. It's been said several times, but it bears repeating--...
|Christian Dem in NC||06/01/2015||27|
|Most Americans support same-sex marriage. Republicans still don't.
Most of America is ready for the Supreme Court to grant nationwide same-sex marriage ...
|Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): 2016 field gets some depth; Hastert & hairsplitting
We're back after a week of computer repairs, and got a rocky start technically, but were returned to the air by the diligent work of ...
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE ONCE AGAIN at 9 am ET!
We are back on the air at last, with the newly refurbished Kagro in the Morning Super Computer! Hey, how about that Denny Hastert guy, eh? We've got a lot of catching up to do! And yes, that is ...
|Obama Declares Texas A Disaster: Prelude To Martial Law?
Late Friday, in response to a request from Texas Governor Greg Abbott, President Obama signed an order declaring Texas a disaster area . The action makes federal funds available from the Federal ...
|The case for a criminal investigation of the Duggars and their elders
The people who are defending Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar either don't know or don't understand that there is a name for what they did by slow-walking the reporting of Josh's actions--child ...
|Christian Dem in NC||05/30/2015||26|
|Tattooed Christian rappers for Ted Cruz is a thing
He's feelin' it. Wow, I so did not need to know that a "Christian rap group" ...
|In weekly address, Obama asks Senate to pass USA Freedom Act
President Obama used this week's video address to ask the Senate to quickly pass the USA Freedom Act, a revised but still controversial renewal of some of the now-expiring provisions of the ...
|Gaius Publius: “Sinking the Sanders Campaign Beneath a Wave of Silence”
[Diarist’s Note: Gaius Publius has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce their work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.] As long as one ignores a ...
|Walmart settles with Tracy Morgan
Surprised no one mentioned this yet, but on Wednesday Walmart spared itself yet another potential black eye when it reached a settlement with Tracy Morgan . For those who don't know, Morgan was ...
|Christian Dem in NC||05/29/2015||11|
|Ben Carson may be running for president, but he still gets $40,000 per speech
The news that Ben ...
|'Patriots' hold cartoon contest in front of Arizona mosque
I see we're still ignoring the Waco murders to focus on "cartoon contests." You can draw your own conclusions as to why a bunch of fourth-tier patriots have decided that drawing pictures of ...
|Media Fails To Report That Hillary Clinton Is Crushing Every GOP Candidate In New Poll
The 2016 election season continues to heat up with most of the action on the Republican side of the field. The GOP Clown Car is filling up with with two new entries, Rick Santorum and George Pataki, ...
|Daily Kos Radio is BOUND FOR DC at 9 am ET!
Yes, it's a "scheduled absence" today. I'm on my way to hang out with and/or near President Obama. That is, I'm taking my kids on a standard, public White House tour this morning. I was going to ...
|“The Fire This Time: Black Youth and the Spectacle of Postracial Violence,” by Henry A. Giroux
[Diarist's Note: Henry Giroux has provided the diarist with written authorization to reproduce his posts in their entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.] [http://www.truth-out.org/...
|Actually, jumping the shark sounds kind of bad ass
It's hard to watch porn when you've lived the life I've lived because I just keep thinking "DON'T DO THAT IN HEELS YOU'LL POP THE AIR MATTRESS" If Miracle Whip were really miraculous it would be ...
|62 percent of Republicans still say Iraq War was the 'right thing' to do
This has to ...
|Pennsylvania paper apologizes for Memorial Day letter calling for execution of President Obama
'Divisive rhetoric', and so on.
|Update on Letter to the Editor calling for violent "regime change" - PA paper apologizes
Two days ago I shared news of a local paper in Pennsylvania that had printed a Memorial Day letter to the Editor calling for "regime change" with possible executions of President Obama and members ...
|Daily Kos Radio is STILL UNDER REPAIR at 9 am ET!
It looks like the week is a wash for new episodes, since tomorrow was going to be another planned absence. So in a way, I guess this was a relatively good week to run into technical problems. ...
|Open thread for night owls: Fox News still making their viewers dumber. And angrier.||Hunter||05/27/2015||75|
|Senior “State Department Officials Pass Through Revolving Door, Lobby for Passage of TPP”
If you were to read some of the audience’s comments in [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/26/1387749/-Gaius-Publius-Hillary-TPP-the-World-of-Money-and-the-Center-for-American-Progress THIS ...
|Letter to my congressman about Texas flooding
An actual letter sent to Congressman Boyle of PA 13.
|A new poll has Pat Toomey ahead, but in the danger zone
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (left) faces a ...
|PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 5/22/15 Edition
Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Toomey says ...
|PA-Sen: Pat Toomey (R) Votes Against Seniors, Jobs, Training Our Workforce & Consumer Protection
Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign:
|Memorial Day letter to the Editor calls for violent "regime change" and executions (UPDATED x2)
This is my first diary. I had always imagined that my first DK diary would be something substantial, carefully-crafted, and focused on the kind of special issues that I have particular knowledge of. ...
|Organizing Pennsylvania Dailykos Users
For awhile now, I have been looking for a way to become more active politically outside blogging here. Dailykos is such an amazing and wonderful community, though, that I find it hard to get ...
|AP: Councilman Jim Kenney Cruises To Victory in Philadelphia Mayoral Democratic Primary
The folks over at Daily Kos Elections have been doing a great job giving the Philadelphia Mayoral primary race some attention over the past month. Though campaigns have been active since the turn ...
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