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Cartoon: Animal Nuz #252 - Raging Bully Edition
ericlewis0 05/23/2015 2
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
Christiegate: Christie Goes on Expletive-Filled Rant in Front of Large Crowd
(illustration by DonkeyHotey) Ruh-roh - looks like Christie is cracking. From Talking Points Memo : New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) gave a speech on Wednesday full of ...
ericlewis0 05/21/2015 334
Jeb Bush Says it's "Really Arrogant" to be Certain About Man-Made Global Warming
(photo credit: Rollins College) From Talking Points Memo : Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Wednesday that it's "really arrogant" for people to say there's a scientific ...
ericlewis0 05/21/2015 105
I need a toaster with some bodies on it.
What do we haunt? the shell of our former selves When do we haunt it? *averts gaze* Always make one unobtainable goal so when you've completed your real goals this fucker will keep the infinite ...
jbou 05/20/2015 18
Bits of Spam and Site Functionality [For Staff & Admins, others welcome to comment]
The latest spam/potential phisher trick ( as in "latest only in terms of recent apparent push" and not in the "never been done before" sense ) is to post a spam diary with a name and phone number. ...
GreyHawk 05/20/2015 51
UBS Pleads Guilty to Biggest Financial Scam in History - Citibank & J.P. Morgan Also Plead Guilty
(image courtesy of SwitchYourBank.org) Late-night breaking from Bloomberg : UBS Group AG said its main unit will plead guilty to fraud in the U.S. for manipulating benchmark interest rates ...
ericlewis0 05/19/2015 172
Bush CIA Deputy Director Admits We Were Lied Into Iraq War
(photo credit: G. Pisano) On Hardball tonight, Chris Matthews interviewed ex-CIA Deputy Director (and Acting Director) under George W. Bush, Michael Morrell. Here is a ...
ericlewis0 05/19/2015 282
Cheney Thought Al Qaeda Was Bluffing
(illustration courtesy of Mad Magazine) In case you didn't yet know Cheney was recklessly incompetent. From firstlook.org : When presented with an actual terror threat – the one that ...
ericlewis0 05/19/2015 210
Report from the Home Front- The Brain Tumor known as Little C gets packed off to the guest bedroom.
Crystal Eyes (Pete Farr) (with his wife Snapples (Maureen Farr)) experienced the shock of a seizure April 27 which revealed a grade 3 anaplastic astrocytoma brain tumor. May the ongoing diaries of ...
crystal eyes 05/19/2015 11
Bill O'Reilly's Daughter Alleges He Dragged Wife by the Neck Down a Flight of Stairs
(image credit: theleetgeeks) From Talking Points Memo : Gawker writer J.K. Trotter published a report on Monday that alleged Fox News host Bill O'...
ericlewis0 05/18/2015 123
Shell Oil Caught Planning for Deadly 4 to 6 Degree Rise in Global Temperature
(photo courtesy of Greenpeace) Whoopsies. From The Guardian : Royal Dutch Shell has been accused of pursuing a strategy that would lead to potentially catastrophic climate change after an ...
ericlewis0 05/17/2015 220
Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Solidarity in the time of choleric "trade" deals
Epidemics of cholera as well as other serious diseases, including neoliberalism, can take a toll on solidarity. "Trade" deals, and the conduct used in pushing them through to adoption, can be ...
Galtisalie 05/17/2015 101
Brain Tumors and Black Birds Singing In The Dead Of Night
The mixing of tribes...... Mon May 18, 2015 at 1:43 AM PT : I posted this today on my community blog https://petefarrupdate.wordpress.com/
crystal eyes 05/17/2015 99
Cartoon: Animal Nuz #251 - Jerb Bush Edition
ericlewis0 05/16/2015 140
Suck It, Neocons - POTUS Gets Saudi Thumbs Up on Iran Nuke Deal
(photo credit: Doug Mills, NYT) From The Guardian : Barack Obama has secured support from Gulf leaders for his attempt to reach a nuclear deal with Iran as a summit outside Washington ...
ericlewis0 05/15/2015 57
Hillary & Establishment Groupthink Are Consistently WRONG
Mainstream thinking, not just Republican thinking, is consistently wrong. Justification and support for the Iraq War? WRONG. Catastrophically wrong. Multi-generational even. Centennial even. An ...
Words In Action 05/15/2015 146
B.B. King 1925 - 2015
(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....
ericlewis0 05/14/2015 119
If I had time machine, I would go back and kill time.
I just want a monster I can believe in. It takes a nation of minions to hold us back. I rarely get the chance to not know where I am. Marco Rubio sounds like the most boring swimming pool game ...
jbou 05/14/2015 79
Canada to the Rescue of Warren
Just a quick, but what seems important, post about TPP - Canada, you know, the country with that province that is like Texas (ie, oil & gas nirvana) that just elected its equivalent of Bernie Sanders,
We Shall Overcome 05/14/2015 75
College Student to Jeb Bush: "Your Brother Created ISIS"
(illustration by DonkeyHotey) From The New York Times : Mr. Bush, the former governor of Florida, had just concluded a town-hall-style meeting when Ms. (Ivy) Ziedrich demanded to be heard. “
ericlewis0 05/13/2015 202
I ♥ Democratic Socialism: Preventable tragedy and indignity to fragile people on a fragile planet
4:16 am CT, 5/13/15. When you get a certain age, the bathroom comes calling in the middle of the night, and it is "a great blessing" that you have the strength to answer it. You think of your father,
Galtisalie 05/13/2015 4
The Class Struggle (writ small)
I've always wanted to share this story. The class struggle in America, "writ small". My own personal experience watching it play out over the course of a year. It was 2005. Pat (now my husband ...
ka4mc 05/12/2015 2
Jeb Bush Claims He Misheard Megyn Kelly's Iraq Invasion Question
(illustration by DonkeyHotey) This comes in the wake of Jeb's having told Fox's Megyn Kelly that, knowing what we know now, he still would have invaded Iraq. From Salon : Bush’s old pal, ...
ericlewis0 05/12/2015 35
Warren, DeBlasio & Stiglitz Reveal Liberal Manifesto "Rewriting the Rules" at 9am - Livestream
Wow! I just stumbled onto this - can't wait! Economist Joseph Stiglitz, along with Bill DeBlasio and Elizabeth Warren will reveal today a comprehensive plan to address wealth inequality that was ...
Phoebe Loosinhouse 05/12/2015 70
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
You don't have to be an anarchist to value libertarian socialism
I hate to write a diary about freeing the caged mountain lion in us all that begins by saying "I am not" some things, but this one needs to start that way. Before you exit, stage left, please note:
Galtisalie 05/10/2015 37
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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