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Democrats All In Against Voter Restrictions in Battleground States
(illustration by DonkeyHotey) From The New York Times : Democrats allied with Hillary Rodham Clinton are mounting a nationwide legal battle 17 months before the 2016 ...
ericlewis0 06/03/2015 5
Deep red Florida town is epicenter for Obamacare
There's trouble ahead for Rubio back home. Here's a bit of irony—the ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 7
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 ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 15
Ruth Marcus is the Latest "Liberal" Columnist to Defend Dennis Hastert
Looking at my archives , I realize that I’ve written about Ruth Marcus more often than I thought. It has never been flattering. Typically, I say things like “If Ruth Marcus suddenly sounds like ...
BooMan23 06/03/2015 22
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 ...
Daniel Donner 06/03/2015 10
Nicole is coming back
And she asked me to publicly share the below. The apparent import is that all modern technology is making the earth unlivable and must be abandoned.
amyzex 06/03/2015 38
Monckton's model is useless, surprising no one.
Back in January, a troop of deniers led by Monckton (and including Willie " $1m in dirty money " Soon) published a paper in a Chinese journal that made the claim that climate models overestimate ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 06/03/2015 2
Connect! Unite! Act! Glacier National Park, Maine, Phoenix & Asheville 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 06/03/2015 90
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 ...
Shaun King 06/03/2015 108
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 ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 33
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 ...
Barbara Morrill 06/03/2015 17
Wikileaks Offers a $100,000 Bounty for the Text of the TPP
It's come to this: WikiLeaks is offering $100,000 for the text of President Obama's trans-Pacific trade deal. The transparency organization released a video on Tuesday asking for donations to ...
Dartagnan 06/03/2015 31
Hillary in SC: "When Democrats win, Americans win"
While the media hyperventilates over Clinton's ...
Lysis 06/03/2015 140
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 ...
BOHICA 06/03/2015 21
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 ...
Shaun King 06/03/2015 45
Father & Daughter Team Up To Block One Of The Most Restrictive Abortion Bans Yet
Leslie Salzillo 06/03/2015 33
The Guardian UK embarrasses All US Media but will we notice?
The Guardian UK has decided to keep a running total of ALL people killed by police in 2015, and keep a live running total that you can check on their website. They break it down demographically and ...
johnnyintexas 06/03/2015 62
All Meals In Baltimore Public Schools Are Now Free For All Students!
Finally, all students in the Baltimore Public Schools are now equal in the place where it probably matters to the most students. All school meals are now provided free to all students. Forget your ...
OldRedWolf 06/03/2015 54
KosAbility Upcoming Schedule - A DAY EARLY FOR YOUR READING PLEASURE - & with Tentative How-To
Some valuable diaries pub'd & repub'd the past 10 days or so - scroll down after this UpSched . We MEET Sundays 4pm leftkost time, 7pm east. UPCOMING SCHEDULES (a.k.a. " UpScheds ") post between ...
mettle fatigue 06/02/2015 1
The Great Melt-Out: Summer Comes Early to Heather Meadows
We live near the snowiest place on the planet. That's not just a saying - by measure, Heather Meadows, near the Mount Baker ski area in Washington, gets more snow than any other weather station ...
James Wells 06/02/2015 15
Overnight News Digest: "Love Has Left The Room" Edition
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest (OND) for Tuesday, June 02, 2015. OND is a regular community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around ...
wader 06/02/2015 16
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 ...
jamess 06/02/2015 79
Bernie Sanders record - it speaks for itself.
The Nation published a great article on Bernies record as mayor of Burlington: http://www.thenation.com/article/208849/bernies-burlington-city-sustainable-future# The things Bernie was able to ...
Darth Stateworker 06/02/2015 58
Another year, another clusterf**k at the Tennessee Dept. of Education
The State of Tennessee Department of Education (Motto: We will spend millions of dollars to make our schools like China!) is so addicted to testing that they will simply do anything to hide how bad ...
Teacherman1978 06/02/2015 10
"We managed to put a man on the moon. Now we need to put clean energy on Earth."
“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” – Roald Dah l As the Global Apollo ...
boatsie 06/02/2015 35
Top Comments: School Daze IV Edition
Another in my occasional [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/09/10/1328452/-Top-Comments-School-Daze-III-Edition series]. This one's prompted by 4th grader K2's math assignment last week. Sharpen ...
brillig 06/02/2015 64
Yeah..the U.S. supreme court chief justice John Glover Roberts is a racist. There I said it & f-him
..I mean fuck. Him. I just ran out of space to say it. Over thirty years ago John Roberts lost a battle to undo civil rights laws that even Reagan saw fit to overrule concerning voters rights.
Eric Nelson 06/02/2015 98
Laid off…again
So yeah, I lost my job in 2009 during the height of the bubble bursting and things are supposed to be getting so much better. But is it? I work for a publicly traded company that, last year, had ...
Ellinorianne 06/02/2015 55
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 ...
Sara R 06/02/2015 21
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 6/2/2015: Full Moon and Empty Head
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
belinda ridgewood 06/02/2015 128
The Evening Blues - 6-2-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 06/02/2015 46
AP does it wrong: Sexualization of trans women
One presumes that a news organization would have a style guide for a reason. GLAAD summarizes the AP and New York Times style books here . And right there it says... Use the pronoun preferred by ...
rserven 06/02/2015 61
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 ...
Lefty Coaster 06/02/2015 67
Welcome New Users - The "How do I do THAT" Edition
Welcome to new and old users alike from this month's host Angie in WA State . Our group is here to help you orient yourself to the site and answer your questions about how to use it. When you join ...
Angie in WA State 06/02/2015 46
Toosdai Critters
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 06/02/2015 71
Climate Science Takes a Shelling
The Guardian broke a story about Shell's influence on London's Science Museum this weekend, exposing 315 pages of emails in which Shell's PR team sought to downplay pollution and introduce doubt ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 06/02/2015 6
KY-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Rand Paul's (R) Pro-Extinction Bill
Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: Republicans in Congress have a problem. They ...
poopdogcomedy 06/02/2015 6
June 1, 2015
Ok, now the fun starts... Today was Move-in Day at the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge, or as I like to think of it, the World's Greatest Science Fair For Adults. I wrote yesterday that the Garage ...
Dave Adams 06/01/2015 2
Cluster of medium magnitude Earthquakes off Oregon Coast along edge of Juan de Fuca Plate
Over the past 24 hours there have been 5 medium magnitude earthquakes a little over 300 miles off of the Central Oregon Coast. Three of those quakes have registered at least 5.5 magnitude, and they ...
Lefty Coaster 06/01/2015 27
Sci. News Mag. Publishes Error
On page 6 of the 16 May 2015 issue of SN published for Society for Science & the Public , the venerable staff printed the article, Debate continues over 103's place in periodic table: New ...
PriceRip 06/01/2015 50
Small Organic Business of Minority Owner Needs Your 2 Clicks
Flora's Organics is the tiny one-woman organic seedling/plant/flower/veg/fruit nursery of VERY LOW INCOME kosak Mona Twocats-Romero, a Native American in the running at the WellsFargo Works Project ...
mettle fatigue 06/01/2015 119
2 Year Fracking Moratorium becomes law in Maryland
Republican Governor Larry Hogan (a fracking supporter) took a pass on vetoing a two year Fracking Moratorium that had passed by veto proof majority in the state House and a smaller margin in the ...
Lefty Coaster 06/01/2015 2
Minnesota hospitals will soon be allowed to dispense medical marijuana
Minnesota hospitals will soon have more treatment options for patients Hospitals in Minnesota will soon be allowed to dispense marijuana:
Jen Hayden 06/01/2015 10
Moondai Furbutts: The Moon In June Haz A Spoon
I think I got in all the cheesy rhymes for June... Dis iz mai spoon... Welcome to my version of Moondais....with furbutts and pooties and woozles and such. Hope you ...
The Marti 06/01/2015 90
Pope Francis wants to lead global effort to fight climate change, will lay out moral justification
Pope Francis on the verge of asking Catholics to step up together to fight climate change. Science and ...
Jen Hayden 06/01/2015 212
‘Fatally flawed’ cooling claims
There is a new study out in Nature that's gotten some attention. According to the coverage, the study proves that not only will global warming stop, but the next decade is going to actually get ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 06/01/2015 1
This is not good
There are no words. Obama opens ...
VL Baker 06/01/2015 162
Chris Day
I've known Chris forever... like 35 years or so. His folks ran a peony farm in Northfield where Chris did all the planting and tending of acres of plants. People came from all over the country to ...
drudau 05/31/2015 4
Jeb Bush says George after 9/11 "to respond the way he did is ADMIRABLE, and I've learned from that"
This Morning on Face the Nation Jeb Bush had almost nothing but praise for his brother George's foreign and national security policies including his unprovoked invasion of Iraq, and its ...
Lefty Coaster 05/31/2015 28
My Asperger's, my Politics
The author (middle), in traditional garb reflecting his European ancestry. I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome in the summer of 2010, at the age of 39. I've always been quirky, kind of a nerd,
JJR1971 05/31/2015 45
Kosability: Readers' Choice
Readers' Choice discussion: What topics/issues/conditions would you like to see covered in future diaries? If you're thinking of writing, what health matters would you cover? Would you like to find ...
postmodernista 05/31/2015 53
DK Quilt Guild: DK VA Hospital Service Project
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, ...
Sara R 05/31/2015 54
Sunday Train: In Worrying News, Non-Petroleum in Transport Hits 60-year High
The US Energy Information Administration released a story last week which sounded like good news: Nonpetroleum Share of Transportation Energy at Highest Level Since 1954 . "Since 1954" means, since ...
BruceMcF 05/31/2015 10
Troubling pattern: A 143% increase in arms sales to 17 Clinton Foundation donor countries
In the US arms sales to foreign countries need State Department approval rather than leaving it up to the discretion of the weapons manufactures. Under Hillary Clinton's three year tenure as ...
Lefty Coaster 05/31/2015 139
#sekritarmy won't back down (pooties, woozles, critters and stuff)
We never run out of things to say. And we continue to confuse our opponents with our skill.
whoknu 05/31/2015 63
The Inoculation Project 5/31/2015: STEM Activities & Books
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
nomandates 05/31/2015 16
Dave's DRC Dispatch-May 30, 2015
May 30-my first official blog entry from the DARPA Robotics Challenge. First, I have to tell you that the Challenge hasn't started yet. It doesn't really take place until next Friday and Saturday, ...
Dave Adams 05/30/2015 2
Agriculture
I spent over 30 years of my life working in agricultural biology. Mostly this was in biological control of insect pests and weeds. At the same time I followed my interests in the evolution, life ...
Desert Scientist 05/30/2015 102
Remarkable People: Celtic Lassie; 1988-2015
Her name was Brandi Nicole Stanley. Please remember her. She lost her battle with cancer the evening of Memorial Day, last Monday. I was with her, holding her hand, as I had promised. Brandi,
Otteray Scribe 05/30/2015 195
Happee Caturdai Pootie Diaree
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 05/30/2015 62
Written in Bone: Ambulocetus
The whales are the largest animals that have ever lived on earth. But the huge marine whales evolved from a small animal about the size of a large dog. And these earliest whales had four legs and ...
Lenny Flank 05/30/2015 12
Artists recreate iconic painting with landscape ravaged by oil to protest arctic exploration
The Guardian British art collective Kennard Phillipps have reimagined the bucolic US artwork ...
VL Baker 05/30/2015 6
Global Warming Makes Me Sick(er)
I can't remember a year like this one, as bad as this one. I've been feeling wiped out since I got home from the long weekend on Tuesday. My neighborhood is enveloped in an invisible fog of grass ...
Lefty Coaster 05/29/2015 14
It Only Takes One: Get Ready for Hurricane Season
Are you ready for hurricane season? Monday is June 1 (how'd that happen?) and the start of hurricane season in the Atlantic basin. It's only May and we've already seen one tropical storm-- Ana ...
weatherdude 05/29/2015 64
The Real Reason Hillary is a Prohibitive Favorite in 2016
"The Chinese have this great saying that women hold up half the sky. So if you are holding up half the sky, you ...
FishOutofWater 05/29/2015 119
DOOMSDAY CLOCK Moves Up To 11:57 "current efforts are entirely insufficient" on Catastrophic Warming
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have taken the sobering step of moving their Doomsday Clock from 11:55 up to 11:57 the closest we've been to to global catastrophe since 1987 and the bad old days ...
Lefty Coaster 05/29/2015 85
Texas & Alaska Floods: El Nino & Hot Oceans Start a Year of Hellish Weather. It Will Get Worse.
There's too much heat in the oceans. Way too much heat. Hot water has surged across the equator in the Pacific and a deep pool of very hot water is building off of Mexico's west coast. Tropical ...
FishOutofWater 05/27/2015 177
Rand Paul attacks Republican NeoCons "ISIS exists and grew stronger because of - hawks in our party"
Rand Paul blames 'hawks in our party' for Islamic State's rise By Nick Gass “ ISIS exists and grew stronger because of the hawks in our party who gave arms indiscriminately , and most of those ...
Lefty Coaster 05/27/2015 12

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