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|The Grieving Room: Memorial Day Open Thread
|The Evening Blues - 5-25-15
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing - 5.25.15 — Garden Paths
|Why don't poor people just get jobs? Because they already did.
The contrast between hardworking Americans and shiftless, lazy, poor people is a favorite of Republicans as they try to cut safety net ...
|Have some fun: reply to TransCanada's clueless twit
|Charles C. Johnson gets booted off Twitter for wanting to "take out" Deray McKesson
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|ACLU challenges anti-transgender Michigan identification policy
|Lawmakers overestimate how conservative their districts are—by a lot
Loud, but not representative This bears repeating. We've heard before that lawmakers tend to presume their own districts are much more conservative than they are, but it's the degree to which they'...
|Santa Barbara disaster the result of Big Oil's capture of the regulatory apparatus
|Rich Lowry was very, very upset over Michelle Obama's commencement speech
It appears First Lady Michelle Obama acknowledging ...
|Russian Waitress educates customer on how to treat a woman.
|Mass Graves Found in Malaysia After Obama Opposes TPP Exclusion of Human Rights Violators
|Good evening. How much Scott Walker would you like to buy tonight?
The best thing about Scott Walker's three-star super PAC price guide is that they've made it look like a menu, making it crystal clear that you're buying something. Would you prefer one ...
|sHell No: Deniers Double Down on Purity Test Trolling
|Kansas Legislators Receive Praise And Warnings From ALEC
|Why Does the United States Still Honor White Supremacist Confederate Trash on Memorial Day?
|Capitol Police to undergo additional bathroom training
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|Who Would You Be Now, If You'd Lived?
|Midday open thread: Middle East needs imperialism? Emissions controls to slash coal; Kincannon flips
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is The bad intelligence : What you may have missed on ...
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Hero dog saves the life of an infant baby who was discarded in the trash in Thailand. More below the fold.
|Memorial Day Songs
Just some songs for the holiday....
|Moondai Furbutts: 25 May
Hope you're all enjoying your day off. Ceiling Cat says to spare a moment to remember those who cannot be here today. Thank you, and....
|Teachers of the Year tell us what's holding students back and where they'd spend education money
President Obama with 2015 teacher of the year Shanna Peeples. Every year, each state chooses its teacher of the year. This year, the Council of Chief State School Officers and ...
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House Speaker John Boehner may think it's "stupid" to suggest that the recent fatal Amtrak crash had anything to do with lack of funding, but the evidence ...
|Media figures lament decline of British Empire
Quite a nice lady, in fact. Fareed Zakaria, who shouldn't be published anywhere considering ...
|A Part of My Uncle Died in the Vietnam Jungle: Not All Who Die from War Die in War
Not until daybreak on the second day of the battle did a helicopter manage to land and evacuate the few survivors, leaving behind the bodies of most of Supply Column 21.There were 564 dead Viet Cong ...
|High Impact Posts: May 24, 2015||jotter||05/25/2015||4|
|What Conservatives (And Politico) Still Don’t Understand About Fox News
|A special pup needs some help and love.
A friend of mine recently began volunteering at a shelter in Texas. Recently, she encountered a puppy whose front legs don't seem to work right, and she captured the following moment on video.
|SHOCKING NEWS: Economists Link Big Banks Use of Credit Default Swaps to 2008 Financial Collapse
|History 101: "Globists Cannot be Christians"
Within the overall Christian community, there continues to be waged the debate over who is really a Christian and who is not. For many, this is a debate about belief: belief in the Bible rather than ...
|Original Americans forgotten on Memorial Day
|What a waste ... Memorial Day (a short story)
This short story was previously published on Monday, May 28, 2012, as "Memorial ...
|Mark E Andersen||05/25/2015||37|
|I've witnessed your suffering as the battles raged higher
While it is fitting to remember and mourn those who were lost in our wars, the majority of the graves with all those little flags placed on them are those who survived. Unfortunately for many they ...
|The Lecture Bill O'Reilly Inspired Me to Give to My Students
I teach a college course on jazz and hip hop at a Southern California university, and after listening to Fox's Bill O'Reilly bloviate last week about how hip hop and rap are to blame for declining ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Nat'l Park Meet-up Info — Oh Baby?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|So You Want To Control Global Population? Easy.
|Cartoon: The bad intelligence
Support independent cartooning: join Sparky's List —and be sure to visit TT'...
|Remembering soldiers of color on Memorial Day
United States Army Private First Class William K. Nakamura, U.S. Medal of Honor recipient, awarded posthumously. In "
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/25/2015||113|
|NOM's Self-Refuting Rationalization Of The Passage Of Marriage Equality In Ireland
It's a tough time to be on the wrong side of history right now. The side that constantly crows "Let the people vote!" lost 62-38 on Friday. Of course, democracy only matters to them when it goes ...
|Daily Kos Radio is IN FOR REPAIRS at 9 am ET!
What does that mean? It means that the trusty MacBook that has powered the show for three years is on the blink, and might have to go live on the Apple Farm, if you know what I'm saying. But, ...
|The Daily Bucket - Suspect Apprehended and Brought to Justice
I have mentioned in previous conversations that a large snake has been living in my basement. The snake itself had eluded observation, but there were plenty of pieces of shed skins to convince me ...
|Carly Fiorina, new GOP star
Reports out of Iowa, the Athens of the Midwest, have Carly Fiorina becoming the new darling of the Publican primary campaign (see for example the Good Gray Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/25/us/
|When American troops were welcomed and remembered
with love and honor can be seen in a a piece in today's Washington Post titled Americans gave their lives to defeat the Nazis. The Dutch have never forgotten. It is about an American cemetery in ...
|Abbreviated pundit round-up: Young people getting shafted on pay; the real first Memorial Day
E.J. Dionne Jr. at The Washington Post writes The right’s political correctness : Accommodating right-wing primary voters poses real risks to the party in next year’s elections. Its candidates’
|Anne Meara has died
I'm waiting to board a flight back to Chicago from Paris and I just noticed that Anne Meara has died . These days she is perhaps best known as the mother of Ben Stiller and the wife of Jerry ...
|Overnight News Digest: May 24, 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 ...
|KosAbility: Taking a Step Back
I need to let y'all know that I've got some personal stuff occurring right now and coming up that, over the next couple or three months, is going to require a great deal of my time and small stores ...
|Meat Grown In A Vat. What Could Go Wrong?
Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands made the news in 2013 with the world's first lab-grown hamburger. He and his research team have been working since then to turn the ...
|Open thread for night owls. A reprise: 'Lies, Damned Lies, a Searchable Database of Lies'||Meteor Blades||05/24/2015||70|
|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 #...
|I didn't serve in Vietnam for freedom...
|the Santa Barbara oil spill, a toxic Texas oil well blowout, and other news…
highlights from last week's oil patch news...
|April’s consumer prices, new housing construction, existing home sales, et al
a brief synopsis of this week's economic reports...
|American reality distorted by media coverage and police response
In the last few days America witnessed something many have been stating for decades. The media coverage and interpretation of events is demonstrably race based. I walked into my home from after ...
|IGTNT: "I Served in the United States Navy"
I Got The News Today (IGTNT), which is one of the oldest continuous series on Daily Kos, provides members of this community a venue to pay their respects to those who have died as a result of the ...
|Not The Evening Blues Sunday Edition
Not the Evening Blues yet again. This is going to be a bass sampler and I'll probably be doing dinner when it first postsor soon after. Nonetheless, but there's a hole to plug here. Yep, BASS, ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing: May 24
New Views We are fortunate to live on a hill with nice views close and distant. The views change from season to season as trees leaf out and the become bare, but most of our trees are ...
|Mozilla Firefox Do I Have To Update?
I need simple software advice. Please leave all advice in the comments . Thank You . I know whom to ask. Kossack's know everything! I am a computer illiterate. Probably, maybe a 1st grader and I don'
|Waco designates May as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month
File this under 'you can't make this shit up'. AP: Days after a biker shootout at a Waco restaurant, the same group that organized the motorcyclists' meeting that turned violent received a Waco ...
|The promise of NewSpace
Ceres as revealed by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 4, 2015, from a distance of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers). The bright spots may be water ice. We throw a lot of terms around here on Daily Kos, ...
|Huckabee Should Be Made to Eat These Words Now
When Huckabee gave his 'Uncle Sugar' speech in January 2014, I wouldn't have given him a pass on it the way that MSNBC did. Here's the text for those who are unable to access the video clip: “If ...
|Sanders: Campaign coverage should focus on issues instead of outrage, gossip and Facebook comments||Meteor Blades||05/24/2015||166|
|Did Jim Bob and Michelle think reporting Josh's behavior would "damage the body of Christ"?
Looking at the Josh Duggar police report, one question is obvious--how in the world did Jim Bob and Michelle not go to the police immediately? This was light years beyond kids messing around. ...
|Christian Dem in NC||05/24/2015||62|
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