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|President Obama honors fallen soldiers in weekly address
President Obama devoted his weekly address to those who have given their lives in service to the country. This weekend also reminds us that, around the world, our men and women in uniform ...
|Pew poll: 75 percent of Republicans want their party to challenge Obama 'more often'
Not satisfied. According to a new Pew poll, the ...
|Rick Santorum blasts Fox News for limiting GOP debate to top ten candidates
The announcement that Fox News will be limiting the first Republican primary ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
|Six Baltimore officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced that a grand jury has returned indictments for ...
|Ex-CIA briefer: Bush administration presented false 'intelligence' to the nation
No kidding. In the much-needed pile-...
|A not-indicted Chris Christie says media owes him an apology
Hang on, we have to savor this for a while : Chris Christie says the ...
|If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
|Open thread for night owls: 'History will allow clear judgments' on Iraq||Hunter||05/20/2015||70|
|America's Dumbest Congressman: Bush would have never invaded Iraq if he knew Obama would screw it up||Hunter||05/20/2015||237|
|McDonald's can't ignore worker protests before shareholder meeting||Laura Clawson||05/20/2015||13|
|Sen. Ron Johnson: 'I'm not so sure I'm trusting President Obama' over Iranian leaders
I don't know how these people remember to keep breathing . Sen. ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
|Los Angeles city council says yes to $15 minimum wage
Los Angeles is becoming the third major American city to ...
|Chris Christie invokes 9/11: 'You can't enjoy your civil liberties if you're in a coffin'
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes on civil liberties, domestic espionage, and ...
|Would Lindsey Graham have gone to war knowing 'what we know now'? He's not telling.
Lindsey Graham took to the airwaves yesterday to answer the _what we know now_ question himself. He turns in an ...
|Four workers dead, 11 safety violations ... and a $99,000 fine?||Laura Clawson||05/18/2015||70|
|Marco Rubio positions himself as the president who will bring us our next war
Presidential contender Marco Rubio is trying his level best to bring back the glory days of the Project for the New American Century, aka The People Who Brought You The Iraq War. Are you the sort ...
|Sen. Lindsey Graham announces he'll be announcing a presidential run
In the best news any of us will hear all week, Sen. ...
|Scott Walker stands by firing American workers as his top foreign policy idea
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Scott Walker got a little bit of side-eye from ...
|What we know now about Iraq we knew back then, too
Seeking to avoid the multi-day saga that Jeb Bush endured ...
|Don Quijones: “The Global Trade Corporatocracy Slams into Local Resistance”
[Diarist's Note: Wolf Street Publisher Wolf Richter has provided written, blanket authorization to the diarist to reproduce his blog's posts in their entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos ...
|This week in the war on workers: Happy graduation, kids. How screwed are you?
The good news is that recent high school and college graduates looking for work aren't as screwed ...
|Link found between anti-abortion attitudes and sexism
And a few other things, too. ...
|To Ben Carson's fans, those 'gaffes' aren't gaffes||Hunter||05/16/2015||82|
|Scott Walker heads to Washington to pander to the 'religious' far right
Look, I'll hate whatever you tell me to. While Wisconsin Governor and likely Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is a favorite among business leaders looking for favors and wealthy ...
|Boston Marathon bomber receives death penalty
Tsarnaev, in surveillance footage from the scene Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who with his brother planted two bombs at the 2013 Boston Marathon that killed 3 people and injured over 260 others,
|Republican presidential candidates make traditional pilgrimage to seek 'evangelical' blessing
I'm right here! What more do you want of me?
|Taibbi: “The Democratic Party Would Triangulate Its Own Mother”
As Gaius Publius noted in [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/10/1383864/--Gaius-Publius-Sanders-Raises-3-Million-in-Four-Days-Will-He-Split-the-Party his post here this past Sunday evening]… �
|Daily Kos Labor digest
How can you get an ethical manicure? Support worker organizing. The fight for a $15 minimum wage changes another major company. Facebook ...
|Jeb Bush clarifies yet again: We should 're-engage' in Iraq, 'do it in a more forceful way'
It's been what, an hour or so, but Jeb Bush is once again feeling the need to clarify his stance on the Iraq War. By God he's going to keep doing this until he finds a way to make everybody happy .
|How 1.7 million average American families don't equal six Waltons
The AFL-CIO has released its executive paywatch, with a section looking at inequality, Walmart style. And boy, Walmart's inequality is extremely unequal. A Walmart worker would need ...
|Jeb Bush: Knowing what we know now, 'I would not have gone into Iraq'
|Open thread for night owls: Carly Fiorina stiffed staffers on her last campaign. For four years.
I wonder how many candidates run for office the second or third time ...
|South Carolina's 'Freedom Summit' delivers Republican wisdom at its best
'Hi, how are ya. So how many racist nutjobs we got here today? Stand up if you're a racist ...
|Allen West warns of Sharia law at Walmart because a minor wouldn't sell him booze
While we are no longer contractually obligated to bring ...
|Sen. Marco Rubio is a foreign policy genius
Seeking to differentiate himself from his fellow candidates in the bar-top bowl of nuts that is the Republican primary, Sen. Marco Rubio is positioning himself as the candidate for grumpy ...
|A third of Republican primary voters think 'the government is trying to take over Texas'
Texas's only hope? Sooner or later House and Senate Republicans are going to push bills forward that make it illegal for polling firms to ask members of ...
|Republican candidates agree: Ronald Reagan is the greatest living president
No love? Republican presidential candidates are united: The greatest president alive today is Ronald ...
|NYT Mag’s “must-read”: “The Great Democratic Crack-Up of 2016,” w/ commentary from Markos
As many like to describe it, “Politics is a contact sport.” So, to say there already have been some major, full-dress, contact scrimmages within our own Party, of late, between the centrist/...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Ugly, ugly union-busting in Bangladesh. Public assistance programs may look like they don't have much effect in the ...
|Voters want overtime pay expanded. By a lot.||Laura Clawson||05/12/2015||32|
|Wisconsin budget woes can't be helping Scott Walker's 2016 hopes
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) ...
|New York manicurists to get emergency protections against wage theft, hazardous chemicals
Talk about journalism with an immediate impact. Last week's New York Times investigation of labor law violations and unhealthy working conditions for manicurists in the city's nail salons has ...
|This week in the war on workers: Where the U.S. ranks on minimum wage—and where it could
You see that first red bar for the U.S. and you think "that's not so bad," and then you realize that's only if the minimum wage is ...
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