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|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 ...
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Well worth a few minutes of three-day weekend Zen Former Florida Governor and presumed current front runner in the 2016 GOP primary, Jeb Bush, spoke on climate change this week. In just a couple of ...
|KosAbility Schedule Update
May 24 Pain 101 - studentofearth May 31 - open June 7 - Open Thread Potluck: Your favorite summer food, and possibly sharing the recipe for it. All other June dates are ...
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Over the last few days at Daily Kos we've had several debates over editorial content and control as well as guidelines that writers follow. As a site that lives as a peer-reviewed source, Daily ...
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Hi, friends. There are, like, eight other posts that I’ve been drafting, but this is a way more pressing matter. It is a call to action and a call for help. I mentioned in my last post that I ...
|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 ...
|I never thought I’d grow up to be poor.
I didn’t really think I’d be rich either, except for a very small part of my brain that thought I’d be rich and famous when I grew up. Like, you know maybe I’d grow up to be a band. I guess ...
|Study finds military fails to protect sexual assault victims who report an incident
A new 113-page report from the Human Rights Watch has found that almost two thirds of service members who report being sexually assaulted face some form of retaliation. Worse yet, whistleblowers ...
|Sometimes, Life Intrudes...
I apologize for my somewhat running train of thought below, and this wasn’t what I’d intended to write tonight. But sometimes, life just intrudes, you know. There are times when the chronic ...
|Chronic Illness: Yay or Nay?
Just a simple poll question tonight. I often wonder how many people out there have what could be labeled as a chronic illness, as told to them by their doctor. I apologize for the shortness of the ...
|Good Kill: A film that looks at the toll of drone warfare
Last month we briefly reviewed the basics of drones and drone warfare. Today, we're pleased to present an interview with the director behind a new, timely movie on that very subject: Andrew Niccol.
|KosAbility: Good Genes and a French Irish Temperament
Haven't given it much thought untiil lately, but having gotten off to what some might consider a rough start as a wee person, I have managed just fine in the grand scheme of things. Here's the story.
|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/
|Push for American-built rocket engines goes bipartisan
SpaceX Dragon capsule reentry animation: this is how a 21st century spacecraft should work We all know how certain media sources love the smell of bipartisanship in the morning. Here John McCain, ...
|This week in science: GMOs are PEOPLE!
"There before him, a glittering toy no Star-Child could resist, floated the planet Earth with all its peoples." —2001 During the early days of the Bush administration, in the final few, lazy ...
|The Healing Properties Of Cannabis-Needs To Be Legalized Nationally And Federally
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|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 ...
|Today, May 12th, Is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
Every May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. It is celebrated by raising awareness of the disease in the hopes of giving those who may be suffering with it some hope as well as provide ...
|Why Social Security should dominate the 2016 election
Here's why Social Security needs to ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|KosAbility: Head (ache) Hunting
I've been trying to co-exist with chronic headaches for over 30 years. The original cause was being in a car which was struck by a drunk driver in January 1969. I was 18 and my cheekbone was ...
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