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Top Comments: Role Model Edition
In the midst of 24/7 exposure on social media to the horrific mess that is admitted child molester Josh Duggar and his felony coverup parents, I read a variety of tweets under the hashtag #...
brillig 05/24/2015 2
Situation Becomes Desperate in Kansas Mental Health Hospitals
The situation with Kansas mental health care providers has continued to grow more problematic. Over the last four years, I've written about continued cuts , Staffing Shortfalls , as well as concerns ...
Chris Reeves 05/24/2015 11
Dublin Catholic Archbishop: Church Needs a Reality Check
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin says he voted no, but recognizes that this election represents a reality check for the Catholic Church. Ireland, one of the world's most predominantly ...
Chris Reeves 05/24/2015 71
Top Comments: the Week that Was in Ireland edition
A look at the big story coming out of the Emerald Isle ... and one not so well-known (yet still historic, as well), after the jump .....
Ed Tracey 05/23/2015 33
Kansas Rocked by 4.6 Earthquake
The Kansas Community of Pratt was rocked this afternoon with a 4.6 Earthquake. The earthquake, located about 89 miles west of Wichita and close to nearby Pratt is neither the first or largest ...
Chris Reeves 05/23/2015 81
Update: Photos from Portland, OR Celebration! Today, we gather to Celebrate our Cedwyn
"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- -Lewis Carrol, The Walrus and The Carpenter The time has come to talk ...
Onomastic 05/23/2015 179
Cartoon: Animal Nuz #252 - Raging Bully Edition
ericlewis0 05/23/2015 76
Top comments: Placeholder edition
Um, so apparently no one was scheduled for tonight. Consider this an open thread while your TC team throws the rest together.
Tara the Antisocial Social Worker 05/22/2015 101
Cartoon: America's rapidly rising faiths
Click to enlarge. A Pew survey ...
BrianMcFadden 05/22/2015 19
The prurient god of the Duggars
Full disclosure. I never watched the Duggar's television show. Heard about it, of course. But the show's entire premise left me feeling nauseous. The focus on fertility and a constant state of ...
Onomastic 05/22/2015 263
Writing Successfully at Daily Kos - A Few Tips
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 ...
Chris Reeves 05/22/2015 78
Cartoon: Jeb Bush and Brotherly Love
Jeb Bush has performed a valuable service with his recent missteps and flubs , he’s reminded ...
Mark Fiore 05/22/2015 9
Top Comments: Who's Running This Country?
Good evening, TC peeps! I've been away from TC for so long that most of you are probably saying, "virgowho?" ...
virgomusic 05/21/2015 26
Kansas House Gives Secretary of State Kobach Prosecutorial Powers
The Kansas State House moved today to send legislation to Sam Brownback which would significantly increase the role of the Kansas Secretary of State. Kris Kobach, in earlier testimony to the house ...
Chris Reeves 05/21/2015 26
Cartoon: On Iraq: W.W.J.H.D.? (What Would Jeb Have Done?)
READ Ruben Bolling's brand new book for kids, Alien Invasion in My Backyard: An EMU Club Adventure !...
RubenBolling 05/21/2015 31
Top Comments: Tragic Death in PNW and a Bitter Mourning.
bastrop 05/20/2015 37
Cartoon: I'm my own man!
Terrible Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has had a very hard time distancing himself from his brother George Jr., the worst President in US history. Okay, maybe he is showing some of them ...
laloalcaraz 05/20/2015 28
Bobby Jindal Issues Executive Order For "Religious Freedom"
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal decided that today was the day to take a stand for straight people who felt under fire by the off chance they might find themselves in the same general vicinity of ...
Chris Reeves 05/20/2015 8
Cartoon: Biker Lives Matter
Matt Bors 05/20/2015 35
Top Comments: Verizon Edition
We had another telephone outage starting yesterday afternoon, which, of course, meant we had an internet outage as well. We've been having more frequent problems with our land line for about a ...
gizmo59 05/19/2015 41
This weekend we gather to celebrate our Cedwyn with her Mom and Portland friends!
Celebration of Cedwyn Saturday May 23 1:00pm At The ...
Onomastic 05/19/2015 63
Cartoon: My alma mater
Support ye olde Gentleman Cartoonist here.
keefknight 05/19/2015 22
KS Republicans Take On The Courts: Rule For Us Or Don't Get Paid
Kansas Republicans have decided that favorable rulings in court hearings may require some incentive - and that incentive boils down to whether or not judges get paid. http://www2.ljworld.com/news/...
Chris Reeves 05/19/2015 22
Kansas County Can't Afford to Mow the Lawn
Kansas Counties are finding that the Brownback economy isn't working out for them nearly as well as they had hoped. Today in the statehouse, Kansas Lobbyists are arguing against rolling back tax ...
Chris Reeves 05/19/2015 31
Cartoon: The Great Hall of Iraq Whoppers
(Click to enlarge) Follow Jen on Twitter at @...
Jen Sorensen 05/19/2015 81
Top Comments - The Greatest Little Band You Can No Longer See
A couple of weeks ago we got to see one of our favorite bands play in Spartanburg. The remarkable thing about it, for us, was that the band disbanded in early 2011! So seeing them together again ...
BeninSC 05/18/2015 54
The United States continues to arm the Islamic State
This ...
Laurence Lewis 05/18/2015 82
Cartoon: Critical reactions
Cartoonists have been getting attention lately, and not in a good way, from the renewed debate ...
Tom Tomorrow 05/18/2015 59
Marco Rubio Blows the same Iraq War Question “It was Not a Mistake”
Marco Rubio's campaign ran off the rails when Rubio flubbed the answer to what had to be the question he was expecting most: Knowing what we do now was the invasion of Iraq a mistake? (BEGIN ...
Lefty Coaster 05/17/2015 96
Top Comments: Early Risers vs. Night Owls Edition
Some of us just like to howl at the moon ...
Puddytat 05/17/2015 138
Top Comments: Meet Sophie!
Steven Payne 05/16/2015 62
Cartoon: Animal Nuz #251 - Jerb Bush Edition
ericlewis0 05/16/2015 140
Top Comments: A Straight Irish Dad for Marriage Equality Edition
As you may know, Ireland will make an important decision on May 22 (or, should I say, 22 May). Voters will decide on whether or not same-sex couples, who are currently only allowed to enter into ...
Chrislove 05/15/2015 53
Cartoon: Reality-based conspiracies
Click to enlarge. I’m fascinated with conspiracy theories the same way I’m interested in cryptids. I know they’
BrianMcFadden 05/15/2015 19
Jury Awards $82M In Damages Against Harrassing Debt Collector
Portfolio Associates, Inc. is widely seen as one of the most aggressive debt collection agencies in the country. Using bully tactics and arm twisting, as well as threats of continuous litigation, ...
Chris Reeves 05/15/2015 15
Cartoon: Obama trades transparency
After a little smack-down by the Senate , the Most Transparent Administration Ever is still trying to push through the Trans-Pacific Partnership in ...
Mark Fiore 05/15/2015 34
Top Comments: A $150.00 House in gentrified Houston Heights?
bastrop 05/14/2015 53
Cartoon: Pet shopping with the Kochs
Click image to enlarge. Who will the Koch Brothers choose to be their Presidential pet? Will it be Walker, Rubio, Bush, Paul, Cruz, or one of the myriad others ...
rebeccahendin 05/14/2015 29
Obamaville, KS Police Chief Requires Officers To Read DOJ Ferguson Report "To Be Better Officers"
Lawrence, KS, which is now affectionately known as Obamaville, KS, apparently continues their efforts to show that a police department can work with a community in a way that isn't so ...
Chris Reeves 05/14/2015 10
Cartoon: Super-Fun-Pak Comix
READ Ruben Bolling's brand new book for kids, Alien Invasion in My Backyard: An EMU Club ...
RubenBolling 05/14/2015 10
Royal Dutch Shell Invades Seattle UPDATED
The Mayor of Seattle doesn't want Shell's Polar Pioneer to dock in Seattle. The Seattle City Council doesn't want Shell's Polar Pioneer to dock in Seattle. The Port of Seattle doesn't want Shell'...
Lefty Coaster 05/14/2015 57
Top Comments: Aunties' Day
The weeks-long barrage of Mother's Day commercials was getting pretty depressing at our house. My wife Packrat lost her mother two years ago, and her absence looms large this time of year. Our ...
Tara the Antisocial Social Worker 05/13/2015 68
Missouri Republican John Diehl, Speaker of the House, Caught in Sexting Scandal With College Intern
Missouri Republicans were rocked today as Speaker John Diehl, who is viewed as the Republican voice on the floor in Jefferson City was caught engaged in an affair with a college aged intern. http:/
Chris Reeves 05/13/2015 15
KS Republicans Host News Conference Urging Educators Teach Financial Literacy - Irony Alert
In normal circumstances, a news conference held by a state party as a fluff piece wouldn't earn a lot of attention. When Kansas House Republicans join together in the state capital to urge ...
Chris Reeves 05/13/2015 3
Cartoon: Jade Helm 15 enemy
Amidst the ridiculous right wing conspiratorial silliness regarding the Jade Helm 15 military exercises put on by the Pentagon, U.S. military bases were put under heightened alert for possible ...
laloalcaraz 05/13/2015 31
TPP Fast Track Isn't Dead Yet as Reid & Schumer seek package deal w GOP
Just when we thought we had defeated "Fast Track" trade authority for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Senate Democratic "Leaders" are talking with Republicans desperately trying to put together ...
Lefty Coaster 05/13/2015 40
Cartoon: Swing vote secrets
Matt Bors 05/13/2015 13
Iowa Farmer Claims He Was Offered Teen Prostitute By Oil Company Seeking Pipeline Rights
http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/iowa-landowner-claims-he-was-offered-prostitute-by-oil-pipeline-company-rep-20150511#HmXaMOQv5zuEzM9d.99 DES MOINES — A southeast Iowa landowner claims he was ...
Chris Reeves 05/13/2015 19
Top Comments: Hockey Fan Chants Edition
brillig has the night of after working so hard last week. Join me as I go back to my first love: hockey. Attending hockey games is always an interesting experience. Hockey fans are loud, ...
cohenzee 05/12/2015 59
MO Senate Fights as Right to Work Debate Strips Reporters of 1st Amendment, Leads to Filibuster
Missouri Republicans have been waging a bitter fight over a piece of Right to Work legislation that peaked last night and today turned into a filibuster that lasted 8 hours. The fight began as ...
Chris Reeves 05/12/2015 4
Cartoon: Most fascinating!
Check out the L.A. Weekly issue here ! Support ye olde gentleman ...
keefknight 05/12/2015 21
Boehner's Hand Picked Replacement for Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) Runs Into Ethics Problem
There is no love lost between John Boehner and Tim Huelskamp. The ongoing fight has led to committees being stripped and an effort to sideline the Kansas Congressman - a topic of ...
Chris Reeves 05/12/2015 11
We Can Act on Global Warming or We Can Have TPP But We Can't Do Both
Investor oriented Free Trade under T.P.P. is NOT compatible with taking action to limit Global Warming. Why? Because T.P.P. (like the WTO) includes a poison pill mechanism to penalize any national ...
Lefty Coaster 05/11/2015 58
Failed Kansas Business Owner Mocks Democrats While Displaying 61 Star Flag
Payless Furniture Outlet in Lawrence, Kansas has finally, once and for all, closed their doors. But not before a few final shots could be thrown at the town they leave behind. Lawrence, KS, one of ...
Chris Reeves 05/11/2015 324
Missouri Activists Fill the Capital to Protest ALEC Right to Work Legislation
Even more friends here in the #moleg to fight against so called #RightToWork bill. pic.twitter.com/mCoMHayjNV — Paul LeVota (@paullevota) May 11, ...
Chris Reeves 05/11/2015 3
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 ...
Onomastic 05/11/2015 45

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