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|Bookflurries-Bookchat: Stars, Our Daily Kos Writers
|The Duggars think Josh's victims "defrauded" him--but this family has defrauded us
||Christian Dem in NC||06/03/2015||16|
|Spotlight on green news & views: Bonn climate meet begins; oil and water do mix; divestment spreads
See Walter Einenkel's post on why these creatures are rapidly dying. Many environmentally related posts appearing at ...
|Cartoon: Blaming immigrants for a drought
An anti-immigration group in parched California recently blamed immigrants for the long drought. Xenophobic groups like these have long blamed everything under the sun on immigrants, and ...
|5th worst heat wave killing thousands India's Earth Sciences Minister: "it is Climate Change"
Usually this is the time of year when the monsoon rains move north from the Indian Ocean bringing relief from sizzling summer temperatures with steamy downpours on the subcontinent. But this year's ...
|EPI research: Young women newly graduated from college earn much less than their male counterparts
Nearly four years ago, two researchers at the American Association of University Women researched and wrote Graduating to a Pay Gap . The two, Christianne Corbett and ...
|Mitch McConnell's NSA antics won him very few friends
The most remarkable aspect of the last three weeks of Patriot Act/USA Freedom Act wrangling in ...
|Pennsylvania takes lead in finding Obamacare solution ahead of court decision
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Elections do ...
|Email-obsessed Trey Gowdy not so worried about Bush-era transparency
GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy, top Benghazi investigator During a House hearing on government transparency Tuesday, Democrats wondered: where were the emails from President Bush's former Secretaries of State ...
|Democrats consider filibuster of defense authorization
Democrats want to force the Republican majority in Congress to finally deal with ...
|Midday open thread: ADP says 201,000 new jobs in May; no, the queen isn't dead; bison tosses tourist
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Finally, an exoskeleton for Millennials!
|Republican Party chair is significantly out of his mind
It was just last month that Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee was singing the praises of the GOP majority (granted, he was peddling utter bullshit, but ...)
|Alabama Senate votes to rename Edmund Pettus Bridge
Alabama took a step toward renaming the historic Selma bridge, known as the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where the Bloody Sunday beatings of civil rights marchers ...
Those of you who already either ...
|Hillary Clinton allies plan lawsuits to fight voter suppression
Maggie Haberman and Amy Chozick at The New York Times report : The Democrats began last month with lawsuits filed in Ohio and Wisconsin, presidential ...
|Lincoln Chafee announces he's running for president
The Democratic side of 2016's run for the presidency has ...
|What the new NSA reforms mean
Dragnet surveillance of American's phone records is over, ...
|John Kerry broke his leg, which proves he's rich (and possibly French)
Kerry, looking suspiciously like a cheese-...
|Rich Republicans with money to burn eye the GOP's 2016 contenders
Rubio's making a splash among the GOP heavies. Mother Jones has a fun look at which Republican candidates some the GOP's ...
|Baltimore school lunch is now free to all children
Time to focus on learning and not whether or not there's food on the ...
|Make Your Case - 2015
An essay by Paul Graham on how to disagree is summarized visually by this pyramid : Where does your comment fit into this ...
|Hillary Clinton: To the left, to the left ...||Kerry Eleveld||06/03/2015||392|
|Deep red Florida town is epicenter for Obamacare
There's trouble ahead for Rubio back home. Here's a bit of irony—the ...
|Scott Walker wants to wreck the EPA. He's not the only one
Scott Walker gives gollum a bad name. Scott Walker, the Wisconsin governor who has said he will announce whether he is running for president after the state budget is wrapped up this month, has a ...
|Daily Kos Elections presents the best map ever of United States congressional districts
(click to enlarge all images) Daily Kos Elections is pleased to introduce a brand-new approach to mapping America's congressional districts. Months in the making, and inspired in part ...
|High Impact Posts: June 2, 2015||jotter||06/03/2015||6|
|Poll: Iowa caucus-goers support the idea of George W. and Bill Clinton advising a future president
The Hawkeye State isn't afraid of either George W. Bush or Bill Clinton taking a significant role in advising Jeb or Hillary, apparently. From a new Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines ...
|Walmart's latest raises show just how low its pay is
You know you're a low-wage employer when you're bragging about raising base pay levels to $15 an hour ...
|Arrest warrants issued for proud black families who cheered at this graduation in Mississippi
Sigh. This really did happen . Have you ever been to a graduation ceremony where you were asked to hold your applause ...
|States stand to lose big in Obamacare case, but the majority of people in them don't know that
Texas stands to lose $205,586,498 in tax credits to ...
|Cartoon: Finally, an exoskeleton for Millennials!||Matt Bors||06/03/2015||35|
|Scott Walker went to Disney World 41 years ago, so he can totally win Florida
"Magic Mountain was scary high!" Proving that there is no issue big or small that he won't ...
|Let there be songs to fill the air
The morning ear worm strikes again. At Cedwyn's memorial Roo and I played a few Grateful Dead tunes. Started with Friend of the Devil, then we played Black muddy river, Me and my uncle and ...
|Cuyahoga Sheriff's Office expected to turn over Tamir Rice case to prosecutors as early as today
Last known photo of Tamir Rice, taken just a month before he was killed Shot and killed nearly seven months ago by Officer Timothy Loehmann of the ...
|Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE…
|Bill in Portland Maine||06/03/2015||87|
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
The reason we wanted to make sure the show was back on the air this week was primarily so that you wouldn't be deprived of Joan McCarter's insight for two weeks in a row. Well, mission ...
|Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Cole 4 West Virginia 4 Coal
West Virginia Senate President and GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Cole Leading Off : • WV-Gov : On Tuesday, state Senate President Bill Cole became the first credible Republican ...
|Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Rand's rotten reception reverberates
Elias Isquith : For the Republican Party in general, politically speaking, [the improving economy] was inconvenient — but not a disaster. Just as nature seeks to fill a vacuum, whichever party is ...
|Which decade would you want to be part of? 1920's forward
All things being equal, entertainment-wise, policy-wise, etc.... if you could magically teleport yourself to another time, would you? Would you stay in the present day? I have a huge feeling that ...
|Rachel Talks to Bernie -- About his Strong Rollout and his Cutting-edge Debate Ideas
Just watched the Interview. It was very good. Bernie is breaking records in Iowa, among other things. Well worth watching, if you missed it. The Rachel Maddow Show -- June 2 ...
|Open thread for night owls: UN experts warn of threats from secret 'trade' deals
RNs protest fast-track legislation in Sacramento, California in March 2015. At Common Dreams, Sarah Lazare ...
|Community Quilt for crystal eyes
CelticLassie's quilt, detail Our friend, crystal eyes, has a brain tumor. He has blogged about it here, on Daily Kos -- and ...
|2 New Polls shows both frontrunners slipping as Republicans narrow the gap
Poll: Hillary Clinton Weakens on Trustworthiness While Jeb Bush Slides Into GOP Free-For-All Weakening ratings for Hillary Clinton present opportunities for her potential Republican opponents, even ...
|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 ...
|FIFA: The Lunacy Continues
If you haven't been following this fiasco in corporate corruption you have been missinhg a fine show. Now this is fun: No one brought more shame on FIFA than its president Sepp Blatter and he ...
|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 ...
|Bookflurries-Bookchat: The Book I Didn’t Write
Welcome to bookchat where you can talk about anything...books, plays, essays, and books on tape. You don’t have to be reading a book to come in, sit down, and chat with us. Last week at ...
|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 ...
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- 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 ...346 comments 49 Recs
- Today, Battleground Texas' Legal Director Mimi Marziani sent a letter formally notifying Texas Secretary of State Carlos H. Cascos that Battleground Texas is prepared to file a lawsuit if the ...38 comments 178 Recs
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- Early results in the marriage equality referendum indicate a very strong showing for the yes vote. It's looking like a celebratory mood is emerging already within the Irish gay community, although ...187 comments 179 Recs
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- Celebration of Cedwyn Saturday May 23 1:00pm At The ...63 comments 105 Recs
- Honest answer to a reader's question No snark, no smartassery. This is one of the finest responses I've ever seen to this kind of question. Setup: The Charlotte Observer's Taylor Batten wrote a ...139 comments 651 Recs
- We just don't shame the way we used to. Or rather some people are incapable of feeling shame. Today's Republican Party is a collection of a mass inability to experience shame. Or feeling guilt, not ...332 comments 35 Recs
- (photo credit: Annie Leibovitz) From AP , via The Washington Post : VEGAS — ‘King of the Blues’ legend B.B. King dead in Las Vegas at age 89, his attorney says. http://www....119 comments 255 Recs
- Behind the Lens: Photographing the President in 50 States White House Chief Photographer Pete Souza has put together a collection of photographs of President Obama in each state. "This week, the ...10 comments 24 Recs