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RIP: Jean Ritchie, powerful voice for Appalachian justice
From the NYTimes: Jean Ritchie, who brought hundreds of traditional songs from her native Appalachia to a wide audience — singing of faith and unfaithfulness, murder and revenge, love unrequited ...
Old Redneck 06/02/2015 11
Game of Thrones 5.8—'Hardhome'
Winter isn't just coming, people. It's here. In Game of Thrones that doesn't mean Jack Frost nipping at your nose. It doesn't mean friendly snowmen in top hats. It sure doesn't mean picking up a ...
Mark Sumner 06/02/2015 38
A few maps show Americans' views on climate change confused. But they like renewable energy
The map shows Americans are strong backers of renewable energy. David Roberts at ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 30
Midday open thread: NTSB releases Amtrak report; flowers in the potholes protests; 0.01% taxpayers
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Facetime fools :
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 37
Hellraisers Journal: Haywood on sabotage: "That is what the capitalist class practices every day."
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Wednesday ...
JayRaye 06/02/2015 9
Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): polling roundup; FBI's spy planes; on King v. Burwell watch
Greg Dworkin gets ...
David Waldman 06/02/2015 1
Toosdai Critters
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 06/02/2015 66
Guantánamo Bay prisoner: CIA used sexual abuse and other torture not included in Senate report
Majid Khan has been in U.S. custody since 2003. His name is Majid Khan. Born in Pakistan, he is a legal resident of the United States, having lived in Maryland and graduated from a Baltimore ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 74
High Impact Posts: June 1, 2015
jotter 06/02/2015 8
Which 5 Democrats Just Voted to Gut Marine Conservation Laws?
After returning from their Memorial Day recess, the Republican House got back to doing one of its favorite things: inflicting damage on the environment. Yesterday, this took the form of the "...
Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees 06/02/2015 17
The Daily Bucket - an otter daily bucket
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 06/02/2015 52
The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Red Sky at Morning Tuesdays"
"Red Sky at Morning Tuesdays" on The After Show means only one thing, it's Tuesday. You've been warned. After failing 30 years ago as a lawyer for the Reagan Administration, Chief Justice John ...
justiceputnam 06/02/2015 1
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/2
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David Nir 06/02/2015 162
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 ...
David Waldman 06/02/2015 6
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Top Republican recruit skips Colorado Senate race
Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet got some good news on ...
Jeff Singer 06/02/2015 49
Open thread for night owls. Anthony Russo: a whistleblower on torture who should not be forgotten
When the news first came out that the United States had tortured suspected terrorists, there were three responses: Some Americans said, good, they deserved it; some were shocked and appalled; some ...
Meteor Blades 06/01/2015 36
What do you like that no one else does, and what do you dislike that everyone else seems to love?
"I'm just a sweet transvestite, from Transsexual, Transylvania." Within film, music, television, etc., there exists the cult classic . It's usually a work that wasn't ...
Doctor RJ 06/01/2015 614
Top Comments: Springtime in the Rockies Edition (Photo Heavy)
Last Monday, my partner and I took visiting family members on a day trip by road, into the Canadian Rockies. We were headed to the towns of Banff and Lake Louise , nestled in the Rockies, and well-...
lotac 06/01/2015 37
Kitchen Table Kibitzing - 6.1.15 — Baby Goats on a Trampoline
Today is June 1, 2015 which is also day one of mandatory water restrictions for California. These will remain in place for 270 days. Why 270 days? I really don't know. We've finally been told ...
paradise50 06/01/2015 109
Small Organic Business of Minority Owner Needs Your 2 Clicks
Flora's Organics is the tiny one-woman organic seedling/plant/flower/veg/fruit nursery of VERY LOW INCOME kosak Mona Twocats-Romero, a Native American in the running at the WellsFargo Works Project ...
mettle fatigue 06/01/2015 117
Top GOP recruit Mike Coffman passes on a Senate bid in Colorado
Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet got some ...
Jeff Singer 06/01/2015 15
Midday open thread: Dissing Charles Darwin; celebrating Jeff Davis; trying BP executive
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Privacy talk :
Meteor Blades 06/01/2015 44
The Daily Bucket - more Turneffe atoll birds
No bucket out today, so I will let fly a few more birds from my tropical vacation backyard that I assembled when looking through my pics a while back. Hope you enjoy! Please fill the bucket with ...
OceanDiver 06/01/2015 47
Hellraisers Journal: Mother Jones to WFM: "Awaken the slumbering giant from his long dream of ages."
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Thursday ...
JayRaye 06/01/2015 7
Moondai Furbutts: The Moon In June Haz A Spoon
I think I got in all the cheesy rhymes for June... Dis iz mai spoon... Welcome to my version of Moondais....with furbutts and pooties and woozles and such. Hope you ...
The Marti 06/01/2015 90
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 ...
David Waldman 06/01/2015 3
Call These People, and Make Them Listen
Under the First Amendment, you have the right to petition your government to redress your grievances. Now would be a good time to do that. Today. According to public reports, the 18 Democratic ...
Alan Grayson 06/01/2015 8
Meet 'Dem' John Delaney, bidding to be the next Joe Lieberman
Rep. John Delaney (D-Doofus) Holy crap this guy is a doofus.
kos 06/01/2015 142
Another Florida Republican lays the groundwork for a Senate bid
Conservative Florida Rep. ...
Jeff Singer 06/01/2015 1
High Impact Posts: May 31, 2015
jotter 06/01/2015 7
Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Metaphor Mondays"
It's "Metaphor Monday" on The After Show. This is the day when we call things what they are. No Similes allowed. Nope. Not today. Kentucky police shipped a mentally ill inmate to Florida by ...
justiceputnam 06/01/2015 1
Connect! Unite! Act! Glacier National Park, Maine, & Phoenix Meet-up Info — Scaremongering?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
navajo 06/01/2015 143
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/1
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • DE-Gov : On ...
David Nir 06/01/2015 134
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 ...
David Waldman 06/01/2015 2
Who is now funding the Christian Coalition? (You may be surprised...)
The Christian Coalition was formed in 1989 by failed presidential candidate Pat Robertson. For a while it was a powerful force in US politics. Republican candidates curried its favor (and the votes ...
Nova Land 06/01/2015 65
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Here's what we know about the Denny Hastert indictment so far
Indicted ex-Speaker Dennis ...
David Nir 06/01/2015 106
Abbreviated pundit round-up: Now it's Hillary, Bernie, Martin; domestic spying corrodes democracy
Doyle McManus at the Los Angeles Times writes— Bernie Sanders: Why the guy who won't win matters : Sen. Bernie Sanders, the self-described socialist who kicked off his presidential campaign on ...
Meteor Blades 06/01/2015 117
The Justice Department on Netroots Radio Presents: "Standing By The Water Thanking It"
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justiceputnam 05/31/2015 1
Echoes of 2008: Bernie draws big crowds; Camp Clinton says, "No worries"
The New York Times has an interesting news report out this evening recounting the large and enthusiastic crowds greeting Bernie Sanders in his first official campaign swing through Iowa: ...
Bob Johnson 05/31/2015 833
Open thread for night owls: Missing statistics make evaluating our criminal justice system harder
Matt Ford at The Atlantic writes The Missing Statistics of Criminal Justice : After Ferguson, a noticeable gap in criminal-justice statistics ...
Meteor Blades 05/31/2015 71
Top Comments: librarisingnsf Edition
Greetings, top comments readers. This is my first top comments diary, so I thought I'd introduce myself by clearing up the (possible) confusion as to what my nickname is, why I chose it, and ...
librarisingnsf 05/31/2015 97
Finding jobs while homeless (and roses)
Terrance, Aaron, Chelsie, Makala This is another entry in my series on a homeless family I've been trying to help. Fundraiser link: http://www.gofundme.com/uxuve6s Previous diaries are here:
patrickz 05/31/2015 11
Congratulations Class of 2015!
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justiceputnam 05/31/2015 1
DK Quilt Guild: DK VA Hospital Service Project
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, ...
Sara R 05/31/2015 54
The most accurate pollsters of 2014 (and why that title, quite frankly, doesn't mean very much)
What these guys lacked in consistency, they made up for in accuracy on Election Eve. Of the nearly two dozen pollsters that met the parameters for our biennial study ...
Steve Singiser 05/31/2015 18
May White House Photo Diary
May 2015 Celebrating another month of incredible work from the White House Photographers. A look inside the White House for the months of May. All photographs were taken by the White House ...
bsegel 05/31/2015 7
#sekritarmy won't back down (pooties, woozles, critters and stuff)
We never run out of things to say. And we continue to confuse our opponents with our skill.
whoknu 05/31/2015 62
No longer girls, they are military veterans
Blue Butterfly Village Laydia Mockabee was one of the lucky ones. The homeless veteran finally found a place for herself and her children at the ...
Susan Grigsby 05/31/2015 52
Hellraisers Journal: "Yet..you uphold every act of your executives [who] employed these gunmen."
One of the most terrible parts of the Ludlow massacre was when the associated militia took the corpse of a boy, shot and burned, to his father and said, "Here, take the damn thing.” -Judge ...
JayRaye 05/31/2015 7
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Theology and Numerology Edition
And Enkidu said unto Gilgamesh "Lo, magic bulls are one thing, but these Republicans speweth magic bullsh!t."
Mark Sumner 05/31/2015 167
This week at progressive state blogs: Monica Wehby returns; Gov. LePage pretends on income tax
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 05/30/2015 15
Spotlight on green news & views: Hot Alaska; Hot India; Hot Pacific; Doomsday clock adjusted
Red-Earred Slider. See Lenny Flank's photo diary . Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention ...
Meteor Blades 05/30/2015 20
Honda vs Khanna: a Ro rerun in #CA17
In the months since losing to Rep. Mike Honda in California’s 17th Congressional district, Ro Khanna has been busy reinventing himself as the climate-friendly populist candidate. “I’ve ...
Glen The Plumber 05/30/2015 34
The Daily Bucket: Flowers of Austerity
This is a political website, so most readers will know about Austerity, in the sense of the current European malaise of public finances caused by socialization of private losses incurred in the ...
marsanges 05/30/2015 55
Open thread for night owls: And now for a bit of feline delight
It's Friday, so forget politics for three minutes and watch these felines have a blast in a cardboard cat maze. Notice they can't even herd themselves. Best part after 2:05.
Meteor Blades 05/29/2015 121
It Only Takes One: Get Ready for Hurricane Season
Are you ready for hurricane season? Monday is June 1 (how'd that happen?) and the start of hurricane season in the Atlantic basin. It's only May and we've already seen one tropical storm-- Ana ...
weatherdude 05/29/2015 64
Midday open thread: Arctic ice at record low; Sandy victims blame Christie; Bush and the coal barons
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Mitch McConnell and Snuggly the Security Bear Beg to Spy :
Meteor Blades 05/29/2015 28
Mojo Friday - "I'm Sorry." Are You? Really? - Edition
How many times have you seen someone apologize and knew their heart wasn't in it? They weren't the least bit sincere? Or, they qualified their apology? Or. somehow in their apology, they manage to ...
TexDem 05/29/2015 318
Mojo Friday - Memorial Day, The Beginning of the Summer Season - Edition
Even though Summer doesn't start by the calender for almost another month for tourism, and commerce it starts this weekend. Yep, it's time to fire up all those engines and start belching even more ...
TexDem 05/22/2015 416

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