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Independent Lens: 1971 reminds us of COINTELPRO and its abuses
In the Wikileaks age of PATRIOT Act and USAFREEDOM Act, it is important to remember how important patriotism has always been and what means are necessary. 1971 http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/...
annieli 05/27/2015 1
The Daily Bucket - small gosling drama on a mudflat
Put this together a while back...nothing very dramatic (well maybe it was for them), photos not great, very common bird and all, but I liked the moment. And we have no bucket yet today, so - The ...
OceanDiver 05/27/2015 7
Woozle Wednesdai
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 05/27/2015 11
Administration puts pressure on Senate to save some form of NSA collection program
The White House is increasing pressure on the Senate ...
Joan McCarter 05/27/2015 3
Officer admits sexually assaulting woman; charges dropped, pays $622.50 and has jail time suspended
How in the hell is this even possible ? Officer William Reese Oxendine was convicted in ...
Shaun King 05/27/2015 10
New York City housing workers told to wear vests to protect themselves from New York City Police
Now, in the middle of the afternoon, people will be able to see you when the sun shines on you The NY Post ran a story a couple of days ago about how ...
Walter Einenkel 05/27/2015 16
The Water of Life
Long before the hydration pack, there was the Sierra Club cup. Generations of Sierra Club hikers and backpackers kept these metal cups hooked to their belts, ready for dipping into a cool mountain ...
Michael Brune 05/27/2015 2
Big media's sneering, dismissive coverage of Bernie Sanders is a plague on democracy
The media are more interested in ...
Meteor Blades 05/27/2015 136
Advocacy groups urge Governor Brown to stop irrigating crops with oil field wastewater
Oil industry representatives, in response to criticism over their use of water for fracking and steam injection oil drilling operations during the drought, have claimed that oil field wastewater can ...
Dan Bacher 05/27/2015 5
Republico does some Hippie-punching in the land of Bernie Sanders
The self-described democratic socialist kicked off his long-shot run for the White House in his adopted hometown of ...
annieli 05/27/2015 4
Elizabeth Warren: Stand up and say you're mad as hell and you won't take it anymore! (VIDEO)
Stand up and say you're mad as hell and you won't take it anymore! Elizabeth Warren was a guest speaker this week at The Code Conference —"where top industry influencers in ...
Jen Hayden 05/27/2015 18
High Impact Posts: May 26, 2015
jotter 05/27/2015 4
A new poll has Pat Toomey ahead, but in the danger zone
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (left) faces a ...
Jeff Singer 05/27/2015 10
Mark Ruffalo just tweeted my fracking wastewater diary
Exclusive:Video shows tar balls & oil slick from fracking wastewater near CA produce irrigation site http://t.co/z3b2qrYEXZ via @dailykos — Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) May 27, ...
VL Baker 05/27/2015 5
Carly Fiorina seeks media attention by standing around outside Hillary Clinton event
Carly Fiorina Failed Hewlett-Packard CEO and third-tier Republican presidential ...
Laura Clawson 05/27/2015 109
Bernie Sanders Campaign Kickoff - photo diary
The Main Attraction himself Still buzzing from Bernie Sanders' kickoff rally yesterday in Burlington. It was the first truly warm day of the year, in the upper 80s, and there was certainly a ...
kamarvt 05/27/2015 17
An Other Feminism: a review of Hilary Klein's book "Compañeras: Zapatista Women's Stories"
By Charlotte Maria Sáenz May 27, ...
Bev Bell 05/27/2015 1
The shocking truth about the two Chicago Police officers posing in this horrendous photo
Chicago Police Officers Jerome Finnigan and Timothy McDermott The Chicago Police ...
Shaun King 05/27/2015 79
Scott Walker: Mandatory ultrasounds are 'a cool thing'
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Here's Gov. Scott Walker trying to paint ...
Laura Clawson 05/27/2015 126
Immigration activists vow Republicans will rue anti-immigration court ruling
Joan McCarter 05/27/2015 29
Obama's EPA steps up for Clean Water
It has been a long time coming, but the EPA and Corps of Engineers have issued their final rule on what waters are protected under the Clean Water Act - helping ensure that the headwater, ...
RockyMtnHigh 05/27/2015 4
Hillary Clinton stuns the political media by listening to voters
While the political press corps moans about how ...
Laura Clawson 05/27/2015 270
New Hampshire high school students gave their principal and community a lesson in generosity
The students give a lesson in generosity. Students at Profile Junior-Senior High School in Bethlehem, New Hampshire went well above and beyond the traditional end-of-year gifts for their principal.
Jen Hayden 05/27/2015 11
Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, L.A., Glacier Nat'l Park & Maine 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 05/27/2015 136
Talking to Ourselves: Echo Chambers and Climate Change
A new study in Nature Climate Change finds that the political debate about climate change is falling prey to an echo chamber. This has created a situation where the overwhelming scientific consensus ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/27/2015 5
Rand Paul outwits Jon Stewart. Really!
Jon Stewart seemed to be completely off his game while interviewing Rand Paul. Was he on vacation too long? Did he make the calculation to be soft on Rand Paul to ensure that the Daily Show post ...
Egberto Willies 05/27/2015 11
Rand Paul previews GOP 2016 strategy, takes Hillary Clinton out of context on Benghazi
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Will "What difference, at this point, does it make" be the "You didn't build that" of 2016—an out-of-context sentence from a Democrat that Republicans think they can ...
Laura Clawson 05/27/2015 38
How the 1815 Congress of Vienna determined the outcome of last week's Polish presidential election
Click to enlarge. In a stunner, Polish President Bronisław Komorowski of the center-right Civic Platform lost his bid for re-election on Sunday in a ...
Daniel Donner 05/27/2015 8
Cartoon: Reasonable measures
Matt Bors 05/27/2015 14
Let's help Bernie
Yesterday Bernie announced his campaign to win the Democratic nomination for President. He can't do that without the help of his supporters. So... Let's Help Bernie! There are lots of ways to help ...
quince 05/27/2015 46
As Texas floods, now is the time to examine its teaparty Republicans
Drone video of flooding in Central Texas over Memorial Day weekend. The drought in Texas ended with a wet, thundering bang last weekend, but the political hypocrisy may just be getting started. ...
DarkSyde 05/27/2015 136
Exclusive:Video shows tar balls & oil slick from fracking wastewater near CA produce irrigation site
Food and Water Watch has just secured this exclusive video from Water Defense's Chief Scientist, Scott Smith, who has been collecting samples from the Cawelo Water ...
VL Baker 05/27/2015 12
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/27
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David Nir 05/27/2015 59
Daily Kos Radio is WAITING PATIENTLY FOR THE APPLE STORE GENIUSES at 9 am ET!
Technically, it's only been a day and a half since they got the Kagro in the Morning Super Computer in their hands, so they're still well within the predicted range for the repairs. You go, Apple ...
David Waldman 05/27/2015 1
Politico's ridiculous take on Bernie's kickoff
"It's not your everyday Americans at Bernie Sanders' kickoff rally" reads the headline, which I won't bother to link to. What crap. I was there. I saw the people there. And in fact, they looked ...
Rob in Vermont 05/27/2015 68
Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Things I Learned from Republicans in May: The giant, pulsating Bin-O-Edumacation is already full to the brim with four days to go. To quote the great Colin Powell:
Bill in Portland Maine 05/27/2015 69
TPP/Fast Track: Hell, Yes, Labor Will Primary YOU...Dems Whine About, Finally, Labor Pressure
Oh, seriously. Democrats are whining about, heaven forbid, a bit of pressure from unions to actually vote correctly on fast track and the Trans Pacific Partnership. Grow up--and if you can't cast a ...
Tasini 05/27/2015 95
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: This is bad news for John McCain. Seriously
Republican Sen. John McCain will face a ...
David Nir 05/27/2015 22
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Bernie's Day
Great "error" page for Bernie Sanders. Love the Brooklyn accent that he's never lost. TPM : For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into ...
Greg Dworkin 05/27/2015 105
Morning Open Thread: A Transcendentalist Meditation - William Ellery Channing
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT) We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 6:30 a.m. Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel ...
officebss 05/27/2015 55
Numerous FIFA officials arrested
[Edited (3:59 AM PDT): Time for some sleep, I'll check in this afternoon!] [Edited to add (3:39 AM PDT): Likely my last edit before I try to get some sleep. greenbird directed me to the Guardian's ...
auron renouille 05/27/2015 147
Republican CSPAN Callers go WILD FOR BERNIE!
Woah... I didn't see this coming. Or maybe I did. Here's a sampling of the callers in after the Bernie speech: Vicki, Anchorage Alaska (Republican) I AM REALLY ENTHUSED ABOUT THIS - THIS IS WHAT ...
cdub24 05/26/2015 392
Open thread for night owls. Cole: Kaplan's call for renewed imperialism in Middle East is boneheaded
Let's have some more cakewalks, 'kay? Robert D. Kaplan recently wrote a piece (behind a paywall) saying it's time to bring imperialism back to the ...
Meteor Blades 05/26/2015 52
It's flooding down in Texas
Whole Foods Market on Lamar ...
DarkSyde 05/26/2015 84
Community Quilt for Gordon20024, Round 2
Cedwyn's quilt at her memorial celebration this past Saturday, in Portland, OR Gordon20024 has a cancerous mass on his neck. It will be removed this Thursday --
Sara R 05/26/2015 70
Sanders makes run official: If people 'fight back, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished'
In a speech peppered with introductory "brothers and sisters," Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday made official his entry into the primary battle for the Democratic presidential nomination framed by ...
Meteor Blades 05/26/2015 348
Daily Kos Labor digest
This is just a great deep dive on how restaurants in the Bay Area are adapting to minimum wage increases .
Laura Clawson 05/26/2015 1
Cartoon: All lives matter*
Krazy sale at www.kchronicles.com! Support ye olde gentleman cartoonist at Patreon!
keefknight 05/26/2015 12
Livestreaming Bernie Sanders's official announcement of his candidacy for the Democratic nomination
You can watch it Live now. Why Bernie matters: A 2016 primary run by Bernie ...
Meteor Blades 05/26/2015 220
Conservatives are spending to boost Alan Grayson in the Democratic primary
The Club for Growth's new ad When Democratic groups meddle in a Republican primary, no one would dispute that it means the candidate they're "helping"—like, say, Missouri's Todd Akin—is the one ...
David Nir 05/26/2015 38
After a massive NSA spanking, McConnell tries to regroup
The Senate did something remarkable in the early hours of ...
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 22
Game of Thrones 5.7—'The Gift'
Hast thou tried Head and Shoulders? Winter is coming. Remember that saying? Sure, it's floating on all those (now a bit sad looking) Stark banners, but it's also a big, honking, important theme ...
Mark Sumner 05/26/2015 118
Taking Marco Rubio at his word, Republicans are clear and present danger to Catholic Church
Pope Francis You might'...
kos 05/26/2015 59
Midday open thread: Democrats and climate change; perpetual war; Sanders to make it official
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Pro-life, Boko Haram style :
Meteor Blades 05/26/2015 34
Unsafe link on Facebook = Bernie Sanders message photo
Just a quick diary to express my outrage over the latest attempts to suppress Bernie Sanders' exposure. I noted just the other day in a comment to the diary, The Corporate Media Would Like You to ...
kbman 05/26/2015 21
How the Duggars and Right Wing Home Schoolers are Handling Sexual Abuse
One of the greatest reasons home school advocates give for home schooling is that the want to be closer to God. They want to move away from public sex ed. Evolution. And so many other harms in the ...
Chris Reeves 05/26/2015 19
Understanding Sexual Consent Isn't Hard: Education Company Makes It Easy
Over the last year there has been a debate around states that have moved on " YES MEANS YES " laws in regards to sexual consent, with some arguing those laws are "difficult to understand" for those ...
Chris Reeves 05/26/2015 14
Most House Republicans stand with President Obama on fast-tracking, most Democrats still against
Fighting it to the end. Thanks to 14 Democrats joining all-but-five Senate Republicans in approving fast-track trade legislation last week, it's now up to the House, which is where most close ...
Meteor Blades 05/26/2015 93
Cartoon: Pro-life, Boko Haram style
(Click to enlarge) From the Global Justice Center :Hundreds of women and girls have been forcibly impregnated by Boko Haram. ...
Jen Sorensen 05/26/2015 67
High Impact Posts: May 25, 2015
jotter 05/26/2015 8
Open thread for night owls. On Memorial Day, remember: 'They didn't fall, they were pushed'
Flag-draped caskets on their way back from Iraq to the United States. Ray McGovern writes— Remember This on Memorial ...
Meteor Blades 05/25/2015 49
Power is a zero sum game. A weak government means elites will dominate
Less power for government, more power for guys like them, and the corporations they control. Liberty. Power. Government. The way one frames the equation that connects these three words is at the ...
Ian Reifowitz 05/25/2015 102
Charles C. Johnson gets booted off Twitter for wanting to "take out" Deray McKesson
Surprised no one's mentioned this, but right-wing troll Charles C. Johnson has gone over the line again. Yesterday, Twitter shut off his mic for the fourth time after he asked his followers to help ...
Christian Dem in NC 05/25/2015 53
Santa Barbara disaster inevitable with Big Oil's capture of the regulatory apparatus
The same region devastated by the Santa Barbara Oil Spill of 1969 is now the scene of a massive clean up of crude oil by the state and federal governments and volunteers. The international and ...
Dan Bacher 05/25/2015 9
Russian Waitress educates customer on how to treat a woman.
Because he clearly didn't know. 2 guys are at a bar, the waitress is nearby...waiting. She approaches the man on the further barstool with what appears to be the check and he responds by trying to ...
xxdr zombiexx 05/25/2015 53
sHell No: Deniers Double Down on Purity Test Trolling
Protests against Shell's plan for Arctic drilling have received global attention. From the actions of kayaktivists around Seattle to Shell's annual stockholder meeting, Shell has been receiving a ...
James Wells 05/25/2015 21
Kansas Legislators Receive Praise And Warnings From ALEC
Kansas Legislators are preparing to return to work tomorrow in an overtime session of a state body originally scheduled to adjourn more than a week ago. What holds them in Topeka rather than back at ...
Chris Reeves 05/25/2015 35
It's Memorial Day - Noon on the West Coast.
Pardon me while I take one minute from what I'm doing to stop and ask the same question I've asked ever since I returned from Viet Nam. ...
llbear 05/25/2015 16
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 ...
Meteor Blades 05/25/2015 18
High Impact Posts: May 24, 2015
jotter 05/25/2015 4
What Conservatives (And Politico) Still Don’t Understand About Fox News
Earlier this month Bruce Bartlett published a paper titled "How Fox News Changed American Media and Political Dynamics." Bartlett is a veteran conservative operative who worked in both the George H.W.
News Corpse 05/25/2015 124
SHOCKING NEWS: Economists Link Big Banks Use of Credit Default Swaps to 2008 Financial Collapse
It my seem strange to anyone who has followed the debate over the causes of the 2008 housing bubble collapse and the resulting financial crisis that triggered the "Great Recession," but it took ...
Steven D 05/25/2015 163
Original Americans forgotten on Memorial Day
The All-Nations Native American Veterans Memorial in Jefferson, Oregon [This is an edited and updated reprise of an essay first written for Memorial Day in 2010.] My ...
Meteor Blades 05/25/2015 55

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