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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!
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 19
MO-Sen: Kander (D) Calls For A Constitutional Amendment To Overturn SCOTUS Ruling On Citizens United
Received this e-mail today from Secretary of State Jason Kander's (D. MO) U.S. Senate campaign: Ask ...
poopdogcomedy 06/03/2015 2
AZ-Sen: Ann Kirkpatrick (D) Fights Back Against Fast Tracking The TPP
Received this e-mail today from Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick's (D. AZ) U.S. Senate campaign:
poopdogcomedy 06/03/2015 2
IN-Gov: Mike "Religious Freedom To Discriminate" Pence (R) Welcomes Indy LGBT Pride Festival
I really have no words for this: ...
poopdogcomedy 06/03/2015 8
KY-Gov: Kentucky Democrats Go After Matt Bevin (R) On Cockfighting
Received this e-mail today from the Kentucky Democratic Party: What's worse than supporting cockfighting? Trying to mislead ...
poopdogcomedy 06/03/2015 3
Cartoon: Les Beastiables -- Senator Lindsey Giraffe
Les Beastiables ("Les Bez"): Beasties say the darnedest things! Today's Beastiable is Senator Lindsey Giraffe. He is of course a parody of Senator Lindsey Graham, who announced this week that he ...
elenacarlena 06/03/2015 25
Woozle Wednesdai
Those of you who already either ...
triciawyse 06/03/2015 31
How Freaking BAD Does It Have To Get???
Ok, this is going to be a short Diary, because what I am trying to do is brainstorm some ideas on just how we communicate to all the people WHO DON'T SEEM TO GET IT...just hoaw bad things are in ...
Kalisiin 06/03/2015 14
Blood, Sweat & Tears
Blood, Sweat & Tears (also known as "BS&T") is a contemporary jazz-rock American music group, active throughout the later part of the 20th century and still into the 21st. They are well known for ...
NCTim 06/03/2015 8
Lincoln Chafee announces he's running for president
The Democratic side of 2016's run for the presidency has ...
Hunter 06/03/2015 87
What the new NSA reforms mean
Dragnet surveillance of American's phone records is over, ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 16
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 ...
Wee Mama 06/03/2015 16
Hillary Clinton: To the left, to the left ...
Kerry Eleveld 06/03/2015 219
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 27
NC-Gov: PPP Has Roy Cooper (D) Leading Pat McCrory (R) 44-41
Here's some good news today out of North Carolina courtesy of PPP: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2015/06/cooper-takes-small-lead-over-mccrory....
poopdogcomedy 06/03/2015 7
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 60
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 ...
Kerry Eleveld 06/03/2015 67
Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa!"
It's "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa! Wednesdays" on The After Show. We were going to call it "Germanic Mercury" but you know what they say, if you have to explain a joke, yada yada ya. A black ...
justiceputnam 06/03/2015 1
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 119
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 242
African Americans Arrested for Cheering at Highschool Graduation
In northwest Mississippi relatives of high school students who cheered very briefly at graduation were served arrest warrants and are scheduled to appear in court next Monday (June 8). Threat of $...
Historyofthe Future 06/03/2015 8
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 54
Cartoon: Finally, an exoskeleton for Millennials!
Matt Bors 06/03/2015 30
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 50
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 70
Attended A Public College? Don't Pay Your Federal Loans.
A College education is important, perhaps more important than ever before. If you want to work anywhere other than Walmart or McDonald's or someplace like that, a college education is essential. But ...
KantV420 06/03/2015 53
Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE…
Bill in Portland Maine 06/03/2015 82
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 ...
David Waldman 06/03/2015 0
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 ...
Jeff Singer 06/03/2015 40
Look for the Union Label
On this day in Labor History the year was 1900. That was the day that the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union was formed. Eleven delegates attended the founding meeting. They ...
The Rick Smith Show 06/03/2015 8
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 ...
Greg Dworkin 06/03/2015 132
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 2
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
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 59
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 ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 68
The Daily & Nightly Shows
Tonight's guest on The Daily Show is Bill de Blasio and the panelists on The Nightly Show are Godfrey , Jamilah Lemieux , and Marc Lamont Hill .
pgm 01 06/02/2015 10
Toxic Substances are topic of Congress House Committee Markup today & Wednesday
Congressional fights over 62,000+ unregulated chemicals can be complicated by TPP, TTIP, & remand to each state. House Committee Markup today & Wednesday -- Hope you'll read on! ...
e2247 06/02/2015 5
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
My Story
How it all fits together and what it means when it changes. This diary will follow the progress of my work on building a coherent philosophy of the nature of my own humanity in an inhuman world. I ...
Politcal Alchemist 06/02/2015 4
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
#Black Lives Matter and The Climate Justice Movement
I recently ran across this article by Naomi Klein Why #Black Lives Matter Should Transform The Climate Debate . At Daily Kos, I've learned we white progressives have a bad habit of thinking ...
joedemocrat 06/02/2015 20
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
Huckabee Wishes He Were Trans In High School...So Do I
One day after former Olympian Bruce Jenner announced that she would now like to be known as Caitlyn Jenner, right-wing tabloid site World Net Daily released a video taken back in February featuring ...
jawillie 06/02/2015 35
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 69
ISIS and Assad Regime working together?
Yesterday ISIS launched an offensive against the last few moderate rebels that Obama is supporting in Syria. It is threatening to collapse the final remaining military strategy for Syria. ...
gjohnsit 06/02/2015 43
Daily Kos, allies call Congress to reject Fast Track, as more members come out against it
Congress is back from Memorial Day recess—and will vote very shortly on whether to pass fast-track legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) ...
Paul Hogarth 06/02/2015 47
Cartoon: Mad Max Fury Road
Support Keef via Patreon!!
keefknight 06/02/2015 17
Don Siegelman's Letter to Senator Robert Menendez
Senator Robert Menendez 528 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator, I'm writing to lift your spirits. You can take some solace knowing that if you go to prison, it may ...
wclint 06/02/2015 5
Bye FeLEGEcia: A 2015 Texas Legislative Wrap-Up
Ok everyone sing it with me… Ding Dong The Lege is Dead! Which Ole Lege? The TEXAS Lege! Ding Dong The Texas Lege is DEAD!! Though I guess it’s up to your point of view on just how ...
TexasLeftist 06/02/2015 2
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 ...
Mark Sumner 06/02/2015 161
A Specific Response to Jeb Bush!
Jeb Bush and others in the GOP continue to discourage retirement, denying the economic realities of the Obama Administration and to simply ignore the facts that his brother W, and the factors that ...
NM Ray 06/02/2015 6
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
McConnell loses big on NSA amendments, USA Freedom Act goes to the president
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was an asshole starting the series of votes in the Senate in what was to become his NSA surveillance reform debacle.
Joan McCarter 06/02/2015 112
Ted Cruz: John F. Kennedy 'would be a Republican today'
You make me sad. I sat here for a long time pondering what to say about would-
Hunter 06/02/2015 228
A few maps show Americans' views on climate change confused. But they like renewable energy
The map shows Americans are strong backers of renewable energy. David Roberts at ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 38
Midday open thread: NTSB releases Amtrak report; flowers in the potholes protests; 0.01% taxpayers
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Facetime fools :
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 38
Hound Dog Taylor
When Theodore Roosevelt "Hound Dog" Taylor sat down on his battered folding chair, slipped his steel slide onto his six-fingered left hand and tore into one of his foot-stomping shuffles, ...
NCTim 06/02/2015 13
Mike Huckabee: I wish I 'felt like a woman' in high school so I could 'shower with the girls'
You are a strange, strange man. Republican contender Mike Huckabee has an odd internal belief system. Molesting your ...
Hunter 06/02/2015 201
TSA fails to detect airport weapons and explosives in 67 of 70 tests
Oops? While most of ...
Hunter 06/02/2015 89
Cracks Appear In America’s Two-Family Political Dynasty In Latest CNN/ORC and ABC/WaPo Polls
My takeaways from these two latest polls (and folks here who follow my comments know I’m NOT a fan of these absurdly early, extremely volatile numbers): Hillary’s experiencing some significant ...
bobswern 06/02/2015 144
Which 5 Democrats Just Voted to Gut Marine Conservation Laws?
After returning from their Memorial Day recess, the Republican House got back to doing one of its favorite things: inflicting damage on the environment. Yesterday, this took the form of the "...
Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees 06/02/2015 17
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
On "Being Mortal" & Dealing with Cancer (Revised)
Every day we live, we are each one day closer to our own death. A truism, of course, but one that we tend to suppress in the rush and tumult of other demands on our attention and time. Until, one day,
peregrine kate 06/01/2015 116
The Evening Blues - 6-1-15
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 06/01/2015 41
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
Congressman: Senate Vote 'Exonerates Snowden'
A lot of people are puzzled why Senator McConnell pushed so hard to preventing any needed reforms of the Patriot Act. The failure to do so partially discredited his leadership. Republican ...
gjohnsit 06/01/2015 110
Conservative hero Cliven Bundy is back, and still talking about black people
The hero of Fox News speaks ...
Hunter 06/01/2015 87
Most Americans support same-sex marriage. Republicans still don't.
Most of America is ready for the Supreme Court to grant nationwide same-sex marriage ...
Hunter 06/01/2015 58
Robert Randolph
Robert Randolph and the Family Band is an American funk and soul band led by pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph. The Word is an instrumental/Sacred steel/gospel blues jam band. The supergroup ...
NCTim 06/01/2015 9
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
The Evening Blues Weekend Edition 05-31-15 Gov't Mule
Welcome! " The Evening Blues - Weekend Edition" is a casual community diary (published Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography ...
Johnny the Conqueroo 05/31/2015 49
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
Embracing the Dark Reality of Iraq
The Fall of Ramadi is becoming a game-changer. Not for the defeat itself, but for the response. In particular, the military offensive to retake Ramadi. The most obvious element of how things ...
gjohnsit 05/31/2015 25
At least 385 Americans have been shot and killed by police in the U.S. already this year
The year is not even half over : In an alley in Denver, police gunned down a 17-year-old girl joyriding in ...
Laurence Lewis 05/31/2015 47
"The Free Market is for Saps". Noam Chomsky
Chomsky said this, what? Fifteen years ago? But it's more profound now that we have another "trade deal" being rammed down our throats.
Superpole 05/31/2015 9
Gospel Brunch - Reed's Temple Choir
Bon appetit.
NCTim 05/31/2015 3
Time to ban the destructive inevitability meme
No one should say Hillary is inevitable. Or that supporters of other candidates are unrealistic. Not at this stage. It's destructive. The time to vote your heart and your conscience is now. NOW we ...
expatjourno 05/31/2015 26

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