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WYFP: My Ben Affleck Problem
Good evening, Kossacks, and welcome to WYFP. First, here is a word from our sponsors: WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and ...
blue jersey mom 05/02/2015 146
This week at progressive state blogs: Lynch and the power of black women, SD polygamists seek water
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 05/02/2015 8
Spotlight on green news & views: Super El Niño forms, oil & gas drilling damage, wind power soars
Three tropical cyclones churned the waters around Australia on March 11, 2015, including Pam, one of the strongest storms ever in the region.
Meteor Blades 05/02/2015 11
Open thread for night owls: FAIR takes on economist pundit who disappeared economist critics of TPP
At Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, Jim Naureckaswrites NYT Lets Economic Pundit Disappear TPP’s Economist Critics : The New York Times (4/24/15) handed its readers an exploding cigar this ...
Meteor Blades 05/01/2015 45
House committee passes bill to curtail mass surveillance
The House Judiciary Committee struck a blow against Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...
Joan McCarter 05/01/2015 20
Too many politicians are followers (Mojo Friday post game show)
Welcome to the May 1, 2015 Post Game Show for Mojo Friday! Today, TexDem asks if you are a Leader or a Manager? Ask that question of our politicians ... at the local, state and national ...
bjedward 05/01/2015 11
DOT issues oil-train rules. Industry objects. Other critics say rules too weak and deadline too slow
Oil train derailment Feb. 15 near Mount Carbon, West Virginia. The Obama ...
Meteor Blades 05/01/2015 32
Midday open thread: Tesla home battery unveiled, 1 in 6 species at risk, where's Aaron Schock?
On Saturday at 8 AM PT, the tech team will be moving Daily Kos from its current web host to Amazon's Web Services. We'll be taking the site down for an estimated one to three hours while we move our ...
Meteor Blades 05/01/2015 48
Christie ally pleads guilty in bridge scandal, others indicted
Gov. Chris Christie's high-school buddy and former Port ...
Joan McCarter 05/01/2015 83
UPDATED: Asst Wayne Cty prosecutor re: Baltimore protesters: "Shoot em. Period. End of discussion."
Originally posted at Eclectablog.com . Shoot 'em? Teana Walsh, an assistant Wayne County, Michigan prosecutor posted this on her Facebook page after watching images of protesters and rioters in ...
Eclectablog 05/01/2015 128
Republicans plotting how to take 8 million Obamacare customers hostage
Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Republicans might ...
Joan McCarter 05/01/2015 49
Mojo Friday - Are You a Leader or a Manager? - Edition
I love finding new quotes that capture the essence of a good leader. I've run across many over the years and they repeat a theme. It's not about them, it's about you. Let me hear from you guys as ...
TexDem 05/01/2015 250
Justice Department announces $20 million body camera pilot program
Attorney General Loretta Lynch capped her first, ...
Joan McCarter 05/01/2015 66
Open thread for night owls: A condensed look at what Bernie Sanders thinks on some issues
What Bernie Sanders thinks , as compiled by Andrew Prokip at Vox. I've included paragraphs on five subjects, with only subheads for the rest: Move to a single-payer health care system The ...
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 152
Wind energy association's first-quarter report offers reasons for optimism
The American Wind Energy Association has released its report for the first quarter of 2015, and it's quite encouraging. Indeed, for those of ...
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 59
House Republicans nearly prove they love Wall Street more than the troops
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, veteran, saves the day. House Republicans were all set ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 23
Republicans Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio obstruct Republican Senate on Iran vote
This is precisely what Republican leadership deserved to get when recruiting and backing unhinged zealots like the newly elected Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR). Now ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 47
Midday open thread: Who asked leniency for Petraeus? Initial claims for jobless comp at 15-year low
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Doonesbury's Charlie Hebdo problem :
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 33
Republicans scramble to get out of the Obamacare mess they created for themselves
Republican lawmakers know very well that they're in an ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 182
Chances of ending federal executions diminished with Eric Holder's departure
Eric Holder was conducting a review of the death penalty, but it ...
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 35
House Republicans' pull spending bill because they were afraid it would pass
Rep. Chris Van Hollen The House has started working on spending bills, and of course has started with the most important thing ever: defense. But they encountered a big hiccup right out of the box, ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 8
Marco Rubio sought 'leniency' for Corinthian Colleges last year
For more than a decade, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. has been the target of lawsuits and state and federal investigations for its deceptive marketing, falsification of employment placement rates and ...
Meteor Blades 04/30/2015 38
Republican governors see Medicaid expansion as another opportunity to stigmatize working poor
Take a close look at that chart, ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 32
Open thread for night owls: Martin Luther King Jr. quotes the traditional media won't cite
M.L. King arrested in 1958 in Montgomery, Alabama, for "loitering" outside a courtroom where there was a hearing for his friend Ralph Abernathy, founder of the Southern Christian Leadership ...
Meteor Blades 04/29/2015 37
Father of black Detroit youth shot by ICE agent: "They brought my son downstairs and executed him"
Originally posted at Eclectablog . On Monday of this week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officer Mitchell Quinn shot and killed 20-year old Detroiter Terrance Kellom. The killing took ...
Eclectablog 04/29/2015 42
Spotlight on green news & views: Cities engage on climate change, anger translator, extreme weather
Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the ...
Meteor Blades 04/29/2015 14
Rand Paul wants to repeal net neutrality
Rand Paul, doing his "bro" thing. It's not really clear who besides the "hate Obama for everything" crowd Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is trying to court with his latest grandstand, which ...
Joan McCarter 04/29/2015 42
Roberts Court upholds judicial fundraising restrictions
In a move which stunned many Court observers—certainly including me—the ...
Adam B 04/29/2015 57
Look at all those new Obamacare insurance policies!
Nice graph, huh? That's what ...
Joan McCarter 04/29/2015 38
Chief Justice John Roberts votes to limit campaign funding for judges
Now this is intriguing. In a decision released Wednesday, Chief Justice ...
Joan McCarter 04/29/2015 56
Midday open thread: GDP growth 0.2%, Nevadans back 'net metering' that boosts rooftop solar
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Satire to die for :
Meteor Blades 04/29/2015 20
"This is OUR Selma." Will civil rights activists stand with North Carolina on July 6th?
In a teleconference with supporters last week, North Carolina NAACP president Rev. Dr. William J. Barber (whom our own Denise Oliver Velez has called "a fiery prophet for social justice" ) previewed ...
DocDawg 04/27/2015 20
No doubt in my mind - the Mojo Friday Post Game show!
Welcome to the April 24, 2015 Post Game Show for Mojo Friday! There is no doubt in my mind that President Obama ...
bjedward 04/24/2015 5
Mojo Friday - White House Video Series - Edition
As many of you know my regular gig here at DKos, when I'm not filling in for TexDem, is a monthly diary showcasing the photographs taken by they White House Photography staff . For this weeks Mojo ...
bsegel 04/24/2015 283
'Moral Mondays' return to Raleigh, NC - Now with extra civil disobedience!
This just in, via email from Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, President of the NC NAACP: I invite all Moral Monday Arrestees, HKonJ Partners, NC NAACP members, and supporters of the Forward Together ...
DocDawg 04/21/2015 18
Supreme Court, in flushing North Carolina GOP maps, may upend some of the most extreme gerrymanders
North Carolina's current congressional districts (click to enlarge) ...
David Nir 04/20/2015 80

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