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Ireland marriage vote count - follow live updates
You can follow reports of the vote count live. www.rte.ie - live Referendum and by-election counts Some truly amazing vote results even in rural areas and in working class areas. The "No" side ...
pasuburbdem1 05/23/2015 1
Overnight News Digest 05/22/2015
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
JML9999 05/22/2015 23
Tonight's TPP Silver Lining
The Senate voted tonight on TPP and it turned out better than some had expected: “I'm absolutely happy, because no country should get in with that designation,” [Sherrod] Brown said. “I'll be ...
We Shall Overcome 05/22/2015 25
I used to post here often, but not so much anymore
I still come here, but for different reasons. My circumstances have changed, and I no longer have the time to write like I used to. I still read...but I have so little time to write. So little ...
Keith930 05/22/2015 46
Evil looks like this
A Christian friend sent me this picture; He will supply his name if asked. The other pictures Are unbelievable. He thinks we should send troops back to Iraq and Syria to stop these obscenities. ...
Vet63 05/22/2015 21
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 95
I Became a Better Person After I Stopped Going to Church
Yep, I made that statement in a room full of regularly attending church goers. There's a theological difference between a "good person" and a "Christian" that's lost on the average person. My point ...
JDWolverton 05/22/2015 39
Senate Passes Fast-Track Bill 62-37. Which 14 Dems Voted Yes?
The Senate just voted to pass Trade Promotion Authority (fast-track) ...
Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees 05/22/2015 19
Louisiana Senator Lambasts Gov Jindal For Anti-Gay Executive Order In An Awesome Floor Speech
A Louisiana state senator took to the state senate floor to rake Governor Bobby Jindal over the coals for issuing the executive order after the 'license to discriminate' legislation failed in ...
librarisingnsf 05/22/2015 23
Ceres: spots' spectrum similar to ice
The famous spots, imaged on May 16 from a distance of 7,200 kilometers. Pixels in this image are 700 meters wide. Christopher Russell, principal investigator for the Dawn Mission, says the ...
atana 05/22/2015 24
Kitchen Table Kibitzing, May 22, 2015: Remembering Gallery K
I used to live in Washington, DC -- it seems a couple lifetimes ago, now. Washington can be pretty boring because so many people are rather full of themselves. And I worked with lots of lawyers, ...
Sara R 05/22/2015 51
Breaking: Repubs, Dems, Lobbyists Win 60 Votes, Fast Track Advance
Just saw Senate voting on Motion to Advance on CSpan, Durbin a no, but next two brought vote to 60. Not sure how many are Dems, vote is continuing. Damn. How does this continue to happen, and ...
divineorder 05/22/2015 19
Obamacare Saves Sight, Obamacare Saves Lives. StDD~ Week 39
    Daily Kos' own ObamaCare guru, Brainwrap, has recently highlighted the story of Luis Lang in a number of posts here , here , here , ...
JoanMar 05/22/2015 30
Monckton and Watts inadvertantly reveal global warming "Pause" to be clumsy fraud
The idiot climate denialist website http://wattsupwiththat.com, run by the idiot climate denialist Anthony Watts , is fond of running graphs proclaiming NO GLOBAL WARMING FOR ‘XX’ YEARS ‘X’ ...
OutOnALimb 05/22/2015 22
Tough Times in the Hate Business
I guess when you run a hate organization, you have to keep the perceived horrors involving what you hate in the news in order to keep those donations rolling in. I mean, the hate don't pay for ...
rserven 05/22/2015 27
A switch was flipped and now southern Antarctic glaciers are rapidly melting.
Scientists have discovered that the ice shelves of South Antarctica, located in the Bellingshausen sea , are in rapid melt. This new study follows reports that the remnants of Larsen B should ...
Pakalolo 05/22/2015 61
Update: Ireland: Historic Vote Today on Marriage Equality -- Polls closed. Counting tomorrow.
Update: h/t tapu dali Vote counting starts tomorrow IPT (Irish Pub Time). Update 2: Caution!!! Auto video at the start but can be quickly turned off. Polls closed/historic vote. Nice tweets ...
gchaucer2 05/22/2015 25
Sheriff Arpaio files motion to remove judge from his contempt hearing
I'm shocked! Shocked! Joe Arpaio is attempting to "manipulate the judicial system" Oh, gawd. This is breaking this morning in Phoenix: lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe ...
Mother Mags 05/22/2015 74
Black Kos, Week In Review
Marijuana - The Playing Field is not Level Commentary by Black Kos Editor JoanMar I don't smoke. I have never lit up a joint in my life. But I know a lot about the good ol' Mary Jane . I can ...
Black Kos 05/22/2015 111
Bernie Sanders blows Wolf Blitzer's mind with a simple idea ( guess it doesn't take much)
Who says Bernie Sanders can't win? If he keeps coming up with simple mind blowing ideas like he did on CNN the other day , he is going to win a lot of votes! Simple yes, mind blowing, only if you ...
tvdude 05/22/2015 323
The Irish win the internet as thousands head #HomeToVote for equality
Naomi O'Leary captures the scene on a flight #HomeToVote The Irish are headed to the polls today for a nationwide vote on same-sex marriage and thousands of Irish citizens have gone to ...
Jen Hayden 05/22/2015 37
The Taliban in Our Midst
[Mikey Weinstein]: This guest Op-Ed from my dear friend, Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) Advisory Board member, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s Chief of Staff Lawrence ...
Mikey Weinstein 05/22/2015 6
Politico takes a whack at Warren in a lengthy, trade-related hit piece
Politico's nothingburger story on Warren's ...
Meteor Blades 05/22/2015 79
USDOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory Revises U.S. Wind Energy Potential Map in All 50 States
The U.S. Department of Energy revises wind energy potential map for the entire U.S. and which shows the areas of the United States evaluated with increased (or new) wind energy potential with ...
LakeSuperior 05/22/2015 5
Yup, Clinton can tell the Beltway media to go to hell
Heavens! Is that Hillary with some "everyday Americans"? BLASPHEMY! The same day I lauded ...
kos 05/22/2015 164
Friedai Critters
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 05/22/2015 84
Mike Huckabee unleashes tirade in defense of the Duggar family and molestation charges
Mike Huckabee poses with Josh Duggar Proving once again that he is not a serious 2016 presidential candidate, this morning Mike Huckabee unleashed a tirade against ...
Jen Hayden 05/22/2015 268
The Land of Breaking Bad: Albuquerque Police Supervisor Shoots Fellow Cop At Point Blank Range
As a resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico, I have been protesting the horrific level of police violence in my city for years. A lot of people refuse to believe us since the police department, city ...
nuevomexicosara 05/22/2015 56
Due to historic drought, California forced to take extreme measures to save the salmon
Jen Hayden 05/22/2015 3
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 203
Shavuot D'var Torah: Prophets and Angels
This Saturday night is Shavuot, zman matan Torateinu ; the holiday on which we commemorate the giving of the Torah. Traditions on this holiday include decorating one's home with flowers, eating ...
Batya the Toon 05/22/2015 10
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 77
Obama: "20 years from now... If Iran has a nuclear weapon, it's my name on this".
Obama granted a major interview to Jeffrey Goldberg to cover Iran, Israel/Palestine and ISIS. It was published in the Atlantic on Thursday and is well worth a read. I've highlighted sections I found ...
subir 05/22/2015 8
Protesters converge on Nestlé bottling plants in Sacramento and LA
The outrage over the bottling of California water by Nestlé, Walmart and other big corporations during a record drought has become viral on social media and national and international press ...
Dan Bacher 05/21/2015 9
CA-Sen: Watch Kamala Harris (D) Rock The California Democratic Party Convention
Received this e-mail today from Attorney General Kamala Harris' (D. CA) U.S. Senate campaign:
poopdogcomedy 05/20/2015 8
Israel "suspends" segregation on buses after global uproar calling it apartheid
Earlier today, the Israeli press reported that Palestinian and Israeli passengers on buses to the West Bank would be segregated as part of a "three month trial" starting today. The proposal had been ...
subir 05/20/2015 95
Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Park Meet-up Info — WHAT IF?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
Angie in WA State 05/20/2015 147
California pipeline bursts near popular Santa Barbara beach, 4-mile-long oil slick on beaches
A portion of the 4-mile-wide oil spill near Santa Barbara, CA Campers at popular Refugio State Beach in California were alarmed by noxious fumes and notified authorities, who discovered ...
Jen Hayden 05/20/2015 101
Elizabeth Warren fires up Democrats in California
In case you missed this, it was a pretty stirring speech: Elizabeth Warren at CA Democratic Convention 2015 link to video Published on May 16, 2015 -- cademorg Senator Elizabeth Warren ...
jamess 05/19/2015 32
29 shots, 2 dead, No Charges: The West Bank, Ferguson and Obama's call for Community Policing.
A blogger who goes by the name "John Brown" writes at +972mag, often with righteous fury. Over the past few months, he's teamed up with Noam Rotem to research incidents where Palestinian civilians ...
subir 05/19/2015 4
Unbelievable: Democratic congresswoman mocks Indians with clueless 'war whoop'
David Nir 05/18/2015 117
Filastin: Despite literal "smoking gun", settlers cleared of charges for shooting
This is a roundup of news related to Palestine with a particular focus on grassroots action and peaceful civil disobedience in the Occupied Territories and within the borders of Israel proper. We ...
subir 05/17/2015 2
An American Imprisoned in Yemen, and Other News
Sharif Mobley is an American citizen, born in New Jersey. In 2010, he was in Yemen, and abducted by security forces there. Anonymous American and Yemeni officials say he had contacts with Anwar al-...
Garrett 05/16/2015 4
ATTN: Nuz Hounds - Upcoming Blogathon Information & Schedule / Round Two
Nuz Hounds: This is ROUND TWO of Scheduling for the Blogathon. If you asked to Join the Nuz Hounds Group, and missed the last diary, please respond in the comments and pick your shift! We will ...
Angie in WA State 05/16/2015 15
100 California Officials Ask Gov. Brown for Fracking Moratorium
Californians Against Fracking just issued the following press release on a letter signed by 100 California officials calling on Governor Jerry Brown to halt the environmentally-destructive practice ...
Dan Bacher 05/15/2015 4
Buckle up, California–scientists predict you're about to ride one hell of a long heat wave
If you live in Southern California, better get used to seeing thermometers rise As if the drought in California weren't bad enough, scientists are predicting Los Angeles temps are going ...
Jen Hayden 05/15/2015 71
Israel's Justice Minister admires Ayn Rand, wants BDS to be illegal but led boycott of Palestinians
There are a lot of stories on Ayelet Shaked, the newly appointed Justice Minister of Israel and about Netanyahu's new government. I expect her appointment will have a significant impact on the ...
subir 05/15/2015 41
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 ...
kay3295 05/14/2015 92
The Attack on the Guesthouse in Kabul (News Roundup)
According to the latest and most consistent reporting, yesterday evening a gunman shot and killed fourteen people at a guesthouse/hotel popular with international workers in Kabul. A music concert ...
Garrett 05/14/2015 5
California Senate just passed a bill to end personal belief exemptions for vaccinations
Three cheers for common sense! Today the California Senate passed Bill SB277, meaning parents can no longer opt out of vaccinations for their publicly schooled children ...
FaithGardner 05/14/2015 80
We finally have a contested Senate race in California, as Loretta Sanchez kicks off her campaign
Newly declared Democratic Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez Attorney General Kamala Harris has had the Democratic field to herself for the last few months, allowing her to build a war chest and rack ...
Jeff Singer 05/14/2015 53
Some Struggles for Afghanistan
Ann Jones has a powerful piece at the Nation , about the mob killing of Farkhunda. I went to Kabul, Afghanistan, in March to see old friends. By chance, I arrived the day after a woman had been ...
Garrett 05/13/2015 5
Connect! Unite! Act! Denver, NYC, Dallas, Houston, Seattle & L.A. Meet-up Info — WHAT IF...?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
Angie in WA State 05/13/2015 119
UN criticizes US human rights record. Cites police brutality, pervasive surveillance and Gitmo
NY Times: U.S. Must Do More on Civil Rights, Officials Agree “We must rededicate ourselves to ensuring that our civil rights laws live up to our promise,” James Cadogan, a senior Justice ...
subir 05/12/2015 1
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 ...
mcgoverngreatpatriot 05/11/2015 10
CA Dems Could Play Huge Climate Divestment Role
California’s the center of the new energy revolution—if there was ever any doubt about that, Elon Musk’s announcement of his new home battery from Tesla’s design studio in Hawthorne settled ...
Bill McKibben 05/11/2015 13
Can't login to DailyKos using Firefox
Sorry to take up diary space on something that should be background, but this is vexing. For years I've been using Firefox as my browser for political websites. And the left two tabs are for ...
Demi Moaned 05/10/2015 36
ATTN: Nuz Hounds - Upcoming Blogathon Information & Schedule!!!
Nuz Hounds and would like to be Nuz Hounds: We will be running our Blogathon for Animal Nuz from June 6 to June 13 . Anyone who wants to use a template will have one available, in a variety ...
Angie in WA State 05/10/2015 34
Filastin: "Palestinians are beasts, they are not human" - new head of West Bank civil administration
This is a roundup of news related to Palestine with a particular focus on grassroots action and peaceful civil disobedience in the Occupied Territories and within the borders of Israel proper. We ...
subir 05/10/2015 42
Welcome New Users: Groups
In your "Welcome Back" box you will find many helpful links including your "stream" and "groups" Groucho Marx, or some other dead guy once said, “I would never be a member of a club that would ...
Glen The Plumber 05/09/2015 117

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